Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located on the rear of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ______________ Serial No.
The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. Except for European model ® is a U.S. NERGY registered mark. As an E NERGY ® partner, Sony Corporation has determined that this product ® meets the E NERGY guidelines for energy efficiency.
Table of Contents How to use this manual... 4 Playable discs... 4 Getting Started Hooking up the system... 6 Setting the clock... 8 CD/MP3 – Play Loading a disc ... 9 Playing a disc ... 9 — Normal Play/Shuffle Play Playing repeatedly...
How to use this manual This manual mainly explains operations using the remote, but the same operations can also be performed using the buttons on the unit having the same or similar names. Playable discs You can play back the following discs on this system.
Notes on CD-R and CD-RW • Some CD-Rs or CD-RWs cannot be played on this system depending upon the recording quality or physical condition of the disc, or the characteristics of the recording device. Furthermore, the disc will not play if it has not been correctly finalized.
Getting Started Hooking up the system Perform the following procedures 1 to 4 to hook up your system using the supplied cords and accessories. CMT-CPX22 is used for illustration purpose. Right speaker 1 Connect the speakers. Connect the right and left speaker cords to the SPEAKER terminals on the unit and to the terminals on the speakers (CMT-CPX22 only) as shown below.
7 5 Ω AM loop antenna X I A C O A Extend the FM lead antenna horizontally Note Keep the antennas away from the speaker cords. 3 For models with a voltage selector, set VOLTAGE SELECTOR to the local power line voltage.
Setting the clock Use buttons on the remote for the operation. Press ?/1 to turn on the unit. Press CLOCK/TIMER SET. Press . or > repeatedly to set the hour. Press ENTER. Press . or > repeatedly to set the minute.
CD/MP3 – Play Loading a disc Use buttons on the unit for the operation. Press DISC 1 – 5 to select the disc tray. When no disc is in the disc tray you selected, “No Disc” appears. Perform step 2 while “DISC-1”...
Press N (or nN on the unit). Other operations Do this Stop play Press x. Press X. Press again to resume Pause play. Press . or > repeatedly. Select a track Select an album Press ALBUM – or + repeatedly of MP3* after step 2.
Playing repeatedly — Repeat Play You can play all the tracks or a single track on a disc repeatedly. Press REPEAT repeatedly during playback until “REP” or “REP1” appears. REP: For all the tracks on a disc, or all the MP3 audio tracks in an album up to five times.
Other operations Cancel Program Play Clear a track from the end Tips • The program you made remains after Program Play finishes. To play the same program again, press CD (or FUNCTION repeatedly) to switch the function to CD, then press N (or nN on the unit). However, the program is cleared when you open the disc tray.
Press – or + (or TUNING – or + on the unit) repeatedly to select the desired preset number. Press ENTER. Repeat steps 2 through 7 to store other stations. Press TUNING MODE to stop scanning. Manual tuning preset You can manually tune in and store the radio frequency of the desired stations.
Listening to the radio You can listen to a radio station either by selecting a preset station, or by manually tuning in the station. Listening to a preset station — Preset Tuning Preset radio stations in the tuner’s memory first (see “Presetting radio stations”...
Using the Radio Data System (RDS) (European model only) What is the Radio Data System? Radio Data System (RDS) is a broadcasting service that allows radio stations to send additional information along with the regular program signal. RDS is available only on FM stations.* Note RDS may not work properly if the station you are tuned...
Tape – Play Loading a tape Press A TAPE Z or TAPE Z B on the unit. Load a recorded/recordable tape into the cassette holder. With the side you want to play/record facing towards you. Playing a tape You can use TYPE I (normal) tape. Load a tape.
Searching for the beginning of the current or the previous or the next track (AMS)* To go forward Press > during play. Each time you press the button, the search direction, + (forward), and number of tracks being skipped (1 to 9) appear. To go back Press .
Tips • When you record on both sides, be sure to start from the front side. If you start from the reverse side, recording stops at the end of the reverse side. • If you select both sides recording and the tape reaches the end of the front side part-way through a track, the entire track is recorded again from the beginning of the reverse side.
Notes • You cannot listen to other sources while recording. • If TAPE B is selected in step 4, silence is recorded. Tips • For recording from the tuner: If noise is heard while recording from the tuner, move the respective antenna to reduce the noise. •...
To exit the bass and treble settings If you do not perform any operations for 4 seconds, the display automatically returns to the original display. Timer Falling asleep to music — Sleep Timer You can set the system to turn off after a certain time, so that you can fall asleep to music.
Waking up to music — Play Timer You can wake up to music at a preset time. Make sure you have set the clock (see “Setting the clock” on page 8). Use buttons on the remote for the operation. Prepare the sound source you want to play.
Timer recording radio programs — Rec Timer You can record a preset radio station from a specified time. To timer record, you must first preset the radio station (see “Presetting radio stations” on page 12) and set the clock (see “Setting the clock”...
Display Turning off the display — Power Saving Mode The demonstration display (display window and buttons lighting and flashing even when the system power is off) and the clock display can be turned off to minimize the amount of power consumed during standby (Power Saving Mode).
Viewing information about the disc in the display You can check the playing time and remaining time of the current track or that of the disc. When a CD-TEXT disc or a disc with MP3 audio tracks is loaded, you can also check the information recorded on disc, such as the titles.
Optional Components Hooking up optional components To enhance your system, you can connect optional components. Refer to the operating instructions provided with each component. A DIGITAL (OPTICAL) OUT jack Use a digital optical cable (square, not supplied) to connect an optional component (such as an MD deck) to this jack.
Listening to audio from a connected component Connect the audio cords. See “Hooking up optional components” on page 25. Press VIDEO/MD on the unit to switch the function to VIDEO or MD. Start playing the connected component. Note If the sound is distorted or too loud when “VIDEO” is selected or you want to switch back to “MD”, repeat the operation described above to switch to “MD”.
Find your problem in the troubleshooting checklist below and take the indicated corrective action. If the problem persists after doing all of the above, consult your nearest Sony dealer. When the ?/1 indicator flashes Immediately unplug the power cord and check the following items.
TV set. CD/MP3 player The disc tray does not open and “LOCKED” appears. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. The disc tray does not close. • Place the disc correctly in the center of the tray.
• Locate the antennas as far away from the speaker cords as possible. • Consult your nearest Sony dealer if the supplied AM antenna has come off the plastic stand. • Try turning off surrounding electrical equipment. • Set “CD POWER OFF” by CD power manage function (page 13).
Messages One of the following messages may appear or flash in the display during operation. CD/MP3 No Disc There is no disc in the player. OVER You have reached the end of the disc while pressing M during playback or pause. Push STOP! You pressed PLAY MODE during playback.
• When you move the system, take out any disc. If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Notes on discs • Before playing, clean the disc with a cleaning cloth.
To save a tape permanently To prevent a tape from being accidentally recorded over, break off the cassette tab from side A or B as illustrated. Break off the cassette tab If you later want to reuse the tape for recording, cover the broken tab with adhesive tape.
2 Hz – 20 kHz (±0.5 dB) Tape deck section Recording system 4-track 2-channel stereo Frequency response 50 – 13,000 Hz (±3 dB), using Sony TYPE I cassettes Wow and flutter ±0.15% W. Peak (IEC) 0.1% W. RMS (NAB) ±0.2% W. Peak (DIN)
General Power requirements U.S.A. model: European and Russian models: Korean model: Saudi Arabian model: Other models: Power consumption U.S.A. model: CMT-CPX22 European and Russian models: CMT-CP555 CMT-CPX22 Other models: CMT-CP555 CMT-CPX22 Dimensions (w/h/d) incl. projecting parts and controls Amplifier/Tuner/Tape/CD section: Mass Amplifier/Tuner/Tape/CD section: CMT-CP555...
List of button locations and reference pages How to use this page Use this page to find the location of buttons and other parts of the system that are mentioned in the text. Main unit ALPHABETICAL ORDER A – O ALBUM +/–...
CLOCK/TIMER SET 3 (8, 21, DISC SKIP 0 (10, 11) DISPLAY wa (15, 23, 24) ENTER 9 (8, 11, 13, 21, 22) EQ qf (19) Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia F – Z FM MODE 4 (14) FUNCTION 6 (9, 11, 12, 14, 16, PLAY MODE w;...