Synthesized RadioOperating Instructions
Printed on 100% recycled paper
using VOC (Volatile Organic
© 2006 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
The model number and the serial number are located on the bottom.
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
For customers who purchased this product in the USA
Please register this product on line at http://www.sony.com/productregistration.
Proper registration will enable us to send you periodic mailings about new products, services, and other important announcements. Registering your product will also allow us to contact you in the unlikely event that the product needs adjustment or modification. Thank you.
For your protection, please read these safety instructions completely before operating the appliance, and keep this manual for future reference.
Carefully observe all warnings, precautions and instructions on the appliance and in the operating instructions, and adhere to them.INSTALLATIONWater and Moisture
Do not use powerline operated appliances near water - for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.Heat
Do not place the appliance near or over a radiator or heat register, or where it is exposed to direct sunlight.Ventilation
The slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for necessary ventilation. To ensure reliable operation of the appliance, and to protect it from overheating, these slots and openings must never be blocked or covered.
Do not place the appliance on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The appliance may fall, causing serious injury to a child or an adult, and serious damage to the appliance. Use only a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by Sony.
Wall or Ceiling Mounting
If your appliance can be mounted to a wall or ceiling, mount it only as recommended by Sony.USEPower Source
This appliance should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of electrical power supplied to your home, consult your dealer or local power company. For those appliances designed to operate from battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instructions.Grounding or Polarization
This appliance is equipped with a polarized AC power cord plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other), or with a
This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to have a suitable outlet installed. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug by forcing it in.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
*The graphical symbols are on the bottom enclosure.INFORMATION
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
—Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
—Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
—Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
—Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.Note to the CATV Installer
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer's attention to Article
•Prismatic LCD display for table top use.
•Digital tuning control knob permits easy accurate tuning.
•Wood based cabinet and bass reflex sound system.
•FM ANTENNA (75 Ω) connector to connect an external FM antenna in difficult reception areas.
•Full range 3 inch speaker and cancel magnet system.
•LINE IN jack for connecting other portable audio equipment.
•LINE OUT jack to use the unit as a highly sensitive discrete tuner.
•Headphone out (ø3.5mm stereo minijack).
•Play the unit on the power source specified in “Specifications”.
•To disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead), pull it out by the plug, not the cord.
•The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
•The nameplate indicating operating voltage, etc. is located on the bottom exterior.
•Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker, keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding or spring- wound watches away from the unit to prevent possible damage from the magnet.
•Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration, or shock.
•Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat
•Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by a qualified personnel before operating it any further.
•To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with a mild detergent solution.
•Never touch the wire of the external FM antenna during a thunderstorm. Furthermore, immediately disconnect the AC power code from the radio.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
This plug will only fit into a
Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords or convenience receptacles beyond their capacity, since this can result in fire or electric shock.When not in use
Unplug the power cord of the appliance from the outlet when left unused for a long period of time. To disconnect the cord, pull it out by grasping the plug. Never pull the plug out by the cord.
Route the power cord so that it is not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to the plugs, receptacles, and the point where the cord exits from the appliance.Lightning
For added protection for this appliance during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the appliance due to lightning and powerline surges.Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any kind into the appliance through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the appliance.Cleaning
Unplug the appliance from the wall outlet before cleaning or polishing it. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a cloth lightly dampened with water for cleaning the exterior of the appliance. Clean the appliance only as recommended by Sony.Attachments
Do not use attachments not recommended by Sony, as they may cause hazards.ANTENNASOutdoor Antenna Grounding
If an outdoor antenna or cable system is installed, follow the precautions below.
An outdoor antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can come in contact with such power lines or circuits.
WHEN INSTALLING AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO KEEP FROM CONTACTING SUCH POWER LINES OR CIRCUITS AS CONTACT WITH THEM IS ALMOST INVARIABLY FATAL.
Be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and
Antenna Discharge Unit
Power Service Grounding Electrode System
(NEC Art 250 Part H)
Unplug the appliance from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
by a qualified technician to restore the appliance to normal operation.
Do not attempt to service the appliance yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.Replacement parts
When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by Sony that have the same characteristics as the original parts.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.Safety Check
Upon completion of any service or repairs to the appliance, ask the service technician to perform routine safety checks (as specified by Sony) to determine that the appliance is in safe operating condition.