• Radio reception – You can store up to 6 stations per band (FM1, SonicStage and its logo are trademarks of Sony FM2, FM3, MW and LW). Corporation. – BTM (Best Tuning Memory): the unit selects ATRAC, ATRAC3, ATRAC3plus and their logos strong signal stations and stores them.
Getting Started Detaching the front panel Resetting the unit You can detach the front panel of this unit to prevent theft. Before operating the unit for the first time, or Caution alarm after replacing the car battery or changing the If you turn the ignition switch to the OFF connections, you must reset the unit.
Inserting the disc in the unit Attaching the front panel Place the hole A of the front panel onto the Press Z. spindle B on the unit, then lightly push the left side in. The front panel slides down automatically. Press (SOURCE) on the unit (or insert a disc) to Insert the disc (label side up).
– SHUF BBE MP PAUSE SOURCE AF/TA IMAGE CDX-M7810 qs qd qf Card remote commander Refer to the pages listed for details. The corresponding buttons on the card remote RM-X142 commander control the same functions as those on the unit.
To set AF and TA/TP in RDS. *1 When a CD/MD changer is connected. N Receptor *2 When an MD changer is connected. *3 When an optional Sony portable device is To receive signals from the card remote connected. commander or wireless rotary commander.
Radio For details on connecting to a CD/MD changer, Storing and receiving stations see page 12. Caution Display items When tuning in stations while driving, use Best Tuning Memory (BTM) to prevent an accident. Example: when you select the normal play mode by pressing (IMAGE) repeatedly (page 7).
Display items Tuning automatically Example: when you select the normal play mode Select the band, then press (ENTER) by pressing (IMAGE) repeatedly (page 7). repeatedly until “SEEK” appears, then rotate the SEEK control dial to search for the station. Scanning stops when the unit receives a station.
Local Link function (UK only) Setting AF and TA/TP This function enables you to select other local stations in the area, even if they are not stored on Press (AF/TA) repeatedly until the your number buttons. desired setting appears. 1 During FM reception, press a number button Select ((1) to (6)) on which a local station is stored.
62Hz t 157Hz t 396Hz t 1.0kHz Other functions t 2.5kHz t 6.3kHz t 16kHz Repeat steps 5 and 6 to adjust the equalizer Changing the sound settings curve. The confirmation dialog appears after adjusting “16kHz” and pressing (ENTER). Adjusting the sound Rotate the SEEK control dial to select characteristics “YES,”...
The following items can be set (follow the page Mono (Monaural mode) reference for details): To improve poor FM reception, select monaural “ ” indicates the default settings. reception mode. – “on”: to hear stereo broadcasts in monaural. Setup – “off” ( ): to hear stereo broadcast in stereo.
Skipping discs 3 Rotate the SEEK control dial until “Name Edit” appears, then press (ENTER). 1 During playback, press (ENTER) until “DISC” appears. 2 Rotate the SEEK control dial until the desired disc appears. Skipping groups and discs with the card remote commander 4 Rotate the SEEK control dial until the desired character appears.
Attach the indication label depending on how you mount the rotary commander. Auxiliary audio equipment You can connect optional Sony portable devices to the BUS AUDIO IN/AUX IN terminal on the unit. If the changer or other device is not...
• Before playing, clean the discs Additional Information with a commercially available cleaning cloth. Wipe each disc Precautions from the centre out. Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available • If your car has been parked in direct sunlight, cleaners, or antistatic spray allow the unit to cool off before operating it.
In such a case, Note Fuse (10A) Be sure to create the ATRAC CD using authorized consult your nearest Sony software, such as SonicStage 2.0 or later, or dealer. SonicStage Simple Burner 1.0 or 1.1, which are supplied with Sony Network products.
Cleaning the connectors Remove the unit. The unit may not function properly if the connectors 1 Insert both release keys simultaneously between the unit and the front panel are not clean. In until they click. order to prevent this, detach the front panel (page 4) and clean the connectors with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol.
• The CD changer is incompatible with the disc format Parts for installation and connections (1 set) (MP3/ATRAC CD). Front panel case (1) t Play back with a Sony MP3 compatible CD Optional accessories/equipment: changer, or this unit. Rotary commander: RM-X6S BUS cable (supplied with an RCA pin cord): No beep sound.
Any display items do not display. Radio reception t Set to “Info on” (page 12). The stations cannot be received. The sound is hampered by noises. • Connect a power aerial control lead (blue) or CD/MD playback accessory power supply lead (red) to the power The disc cannot be loaded.
NO Data If these solutions do not help improve the situation, All custom names have been deleted, or none are consult your nearest Sony dealer. stored. If you take the unit to be repaired because of CD NO Disc playback trouble, bring the disc that was used at the The disc is not inserted in the CD/MD changer.