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Roberts Play 10 User Manual

Dab/dab+/fm rds digital portable radio
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DAB / DAB+ / FM RDS digital portable radio
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  • Page 1 DAB / DAB+ / FM RDS digital portable radio Please read this manual before use...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Controls ................2-3 System reset..............20 Battery operation ..............4 Headphone socket.............21 Using the AC adaptor ............5 Dimmer function ..............21 Operating your radio - DAB ..........6 General ................22 Selecting a station - DAB.............7 Specifi cations ..............22 Secondary services - DAB...........7 Circuit features ..............22 Display options - DAB............
  • Page 3: Controls

    Controls (Top) 1. Loudspeaker 7. Preset 2 button 2. Carry strap 8. Preset 1 button 3. LCD display 9. Tuning / Select control 4. Telescopic aerial 10. Preset 3 button 5. On / Off button 11. Volume Down button 6. Volume Up button 12.
  • Page 4: Controls

    Controls (Left hand side) (Right hand side) 13. Battery compartment 16. Headphone socket 14. USB upgrade socket (in battery compartment, for service use only) 15. DC input socket...
  • Page 5: Battery Operation

    Battery operation 1. Remove the battery cover on the back of the unit by sliding the cover downwards. 2. Insert four LR6 (AA size) batteries into the spaces in the compartment. Take care to ensure all batteries are inserted with the correct polarity as shown inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 6: Using The Ac Adaptor

    Using the AC adaptor 1. Place your radio on a fl at surface. 2. Plug the mains adaptor into the DC input socket located on the left hand side of your radio (marked 'DC') ensuring that the plug is pushed fully into the socket.
  • Page 7: Operating Your Radio - Dab

    Operating your radio - DAB 1. Carefully extend the telescopic aerial. The aerial should be fully extended and positioned vertically for optimum reception. 2. Press and release the On/Off button to switch on your radio. The display will show 'WELCOME' for a few seconds. After each use the radio will remember the mode used and then switch on in that mode the next time that it is used.
  • Page 8: Selecting A Station - Dab

    Selecting a station - DAB 1. Press and release the On/Off button to switch on your radio. 2. If you are listening in FM mode, press and hold the Mode button. 'DAB' will show on the display. 3. Rotate the Tuning/Select control to step through the list of available stations.
  • Page 9: Display Options - Dab

    Display options - DAB Your radio has a range of display options when in DAB mode:- 1. Press and release the Tuning/Select control to cycle through the various options. a. Station name Displays the station name being listened to. b. Scrolling text Displays scrolling text messages such as artist/track name, phone in number, etc.
  • Page 10: Finding New Stations - Dab

    Display options - DAB cont. g. Bit rate Displays the digital bit rate for the currently tuned DAB station. h. Time Displays the current time. i. Date Displays the current date. Finding new stations - DAB As time passes new stations may become available or you may have moved to a different part of the country.
  • Page 11: Manual Tuning - Dab

    Manual Tuning - DAB Manual tuning allows you to tune your radio to a particular DAB frequency in Band III. Any new stations found will be added to the station list. This function can also be used to assist the positioning of the aerial or the radio to optimise reception for a specifi...
  • Page 12: Dynamic Range Control - Dab

    Dynamic Range Control (DRC) settings - DAB The DRC facillity can make quieter sounds easier to hear when your radio is used in a noisy environment. 1. Press and release the On/Off button to switch on your radio. 2. If you are listening in FM mode, press and hold the Mode button. 'DAB' will show on the display.
  • Page 13: Prune Stations - Dab

    Prune stations - DAB If you move to a different part of the country, some of the stations which were listed may no longer be available. Also, from time to time, some DAB services may stop broadcasting, or may change location or frequency. Stations which cannot be found, or which have not been received for a very long time are shown in the station list with a question mark.
  • Page 14: Operating Your Radio - Fm

    Operating your radio - FM 1. Carefully extend the telescopic aerial. The aerial should be fully extended and positioned vertically for optimum reception. 2. Press and release the On/Off button to switch on your radio. 3. If you are listening in DAB mode, press and hold the Mode button. 'FM' will show on the display.
  • Page 15: Manual Tuning - Fm

    Manual tuning - FM 1. Carefully extend the telescopic aerial. The aerial should be fully extended and positioned vertically for optimum reception. 2. Press and release the On/Off button to switch on your radio. 3. If you are listening in DAB mode, press and hold the Mode button. 'FM' will show on the display.
  • Page 16: Display Options - Fm

    Display options - FM Your radio has a range of display options for FM mode:- The Radio Data System (RDS) is a system in which inaudible digital information is transmitted in addition to the normal FM radio programme. RDS offers several useful features. The following are available on your radio. 1.
  • Page 17: Scan Sensitivity Setting - Fm

    Scan sensitivity setting - FM Your radio will normally scan for FM broadcasts which are strong enough to give good reception. However, you may wish the Auto-scan function to also be able to fi nd weaker signals, possibly from more distant radio transmitters.
  • Page 18: Presetting Stations

    Presetting stations You may store your preferred DAB and FM radio stations to the preset station memories. There are 6 memory presets in your radio, 3 for DAB and 3 for FM. Presets are remembered by your radio in the event of a power failure.
  • Page 19: Software Version

    Software version The software version display cannot be altered and is just for your reference. 1. Press and release the On/Off button to switch on the radio. 2. Press and release the Menu button. The main menu will show on the display.
  • Page 20: Language Function

    Language function Your radio's menus can be confi gured to a different language. 1. Press and release the On/Off button to switch on the radio. 2. Press and release the Menu button. The main menu will show on the display. 3.
  • Page 21: System Reset

    System reset If your radio fails to operate correctly, or some digits on the display are missing or incomplete carry out the following procedure. 1. Press and release the On/Off button to switch on the radio. 2. Press and release the Menu button. The main menu will show on the display.
  • Page 22: Headphone Socket

    Headphone socket A 3.5mm Headphone Socket located on the right hand side of your radio is provided for use with either headphones or an earpiece. Inserting a plug automatically mutes the internal loudspeaker. Please be aware that the sensitivity of headphones can vary widely. We therefore recommend setting the volume to a low level before connecting headphones to the radio.
  • Page 23: General

    General • Your radio and AC/DC adaptor should not be exposed to dripping or Do not allow this radio to be exposed to water, steam or sand. Do not leave splashing and no objects fi lled with liquids, such as vases, shall be your radio where excessive heat could cause damage such as in a parked placed on the radio.
  • Page 24: Guarantee

    In the event that it is not possible to return the product to the Roberts dealer from whom it was purchased, please contact Roberts Radio using the contact details on the www.robertsradio.com website.