The "ST" indication flashes.
• Tune in the frequency accurately.
• The broadcast signal is too weak.
t Set to the monaural reception mode (page
A programme broadcast in stereo is heard
• The unit is in monaural reception mode.
t Cancel monaural reception mode (page
The Seek starts after a few seconds of
The station is non-TP or has weak signal.
t Press (AF) or (TA) repeatedly until "AF
off" or "TA off" appears.
No traffic announcements.
• Activate "TA."
• The station does not broadcast any traffic
announcements despite being TP.
t Tune in another station.
PTY displays "--------."
• The current station is not an RDS station.
• RDS data has not been received.
• The station does not specify the programme
(For this unit and optional CD/MD changers)
The following indications will flash for about 5
seconds, and an alarm sound will be heard.
No tracks have been recorded on an MD.*
t Play an MD with recorded tracks on it.
• A CD is dirty or inserted upside down.*
t Clean or insert the CD correctly.
• A CD/MD cannot play because of some
t Insert another CD/MD.
The ambient temperature is more than 50°C.
t Wait until the temperature goes down
No disc is inserted in the CD/MD unit.
t Insert discs in the CD/MD unit.
The disc magazine is not inserted in the CD/
t Insert the magazine in the CD/MD unit.
The lid of the MD unit is open or the MDs are
not inserted properly.
t Close the lid or insert the MDs properly.
The CD/MD unit cannot be operated because
of some problem.
t Press the RESET button on the unit.
*1 When the CD/MD changer is connected to the unit,
the disc number of the CD or MD appears in the
*2 The disc number of the disc causing the error
appears in the display.
If these solutions do not help improve the
situation, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
LCL Seek +/–
The Local Seek mode is on during automatic
tuning (page 14).
There is no alternative frequency for the
" or "
You have reached the beginning or the end of
the disc and you cannot go any further.