The unit will record to CD from the turntable, cassette or the AUX port. Place a blank CD-R or CD-RW in the CD tray. (Note: CD-RW discs may not play on other CD players.) Press the Phono, Tape or Aux button to select your audio source for recording. (For Aux, you will need to connect the source device to the AUX port in the back of the ITRR-501.) Wait for the CD disc to load and check for any indicator lights (you should see the "NO TOC" and "CD" or "CD-RW" lights lit). Select your Track increment (or Auto Manual for unattended track formation).Press Record button and the up arrow to adjust the recording level.
If you are recording from an LP, put the tone arm down on the record. For all sources, press Play. Press Stop to end recording or Pause to temporarily break the recording. Press the Track Increment button to advance the track number if you are doing so.
To finalize your CD-R to make it readable on all players: after stopping the recording, press the Finalize button.
The manuals for Innovative Technology products are available here: http://www.ithomeproducts.com/support
. The products are listed in alphabetical order. The direct link to the ITRR-501 manual in English is http://www.ithomeproducts.com/sites/default/files/pdf/ITRR-501.pdf
I hope this helps.