Welcome ! Thank you for purchasing this Sony Multi Media Player. You can enjoy its various features even more with: • VCD 1.1 and 2.0 (PBC) playback. • MP3 file playback. • CD-R/CD-RW which can have a session added can be played (page 7).
10, 12, – Adjust settings. Press to: – Select items. *1 Available only when an optional Sony portable k DSPL (display mode change) button device is connected to AUX IN terminal of the unit. 11, 14, 18 *2 Warning when installing in a car without an...
Card remote commander RM-X138 DSPL SHUF SLOW SEEK SEEK AUDIO PAUSE MODE SENS PRESET SOURCE – SEEK SEEK (ALBUM/PRESET) PRESET - (+): to select upwards (SEEK) (SEEK) (+): to select (–): to select rightwards/ leftwards/ > (ALBUM/PRESET) (–): to select downwards The corresponding buttons of the card remote commander control the same functions as those on this unit.
– Album selection To continuously skip concerning your unit that are not covered in this albums, press and hold manual, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. either button. Moisture condensation * Available only when an MP3 file is played. On a rainy day or in a very damp area, moisture...
• Before playing, clean the discs with a Notes on discs commercially available cleaning cloth. Wipe each disc from the centre out. Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially • To keep a disc clean, do not touch its surface. available cleaners, or antistatic spray intended Handle the disc by its edge.
Notes on Video CDs About MP3 files This unit can play the following discs: Type of discs Label on the disc MP3 (MPEG 1 Audio Layer-3) is a standard Video CD technology and format for compressing a sound sequence. The file is compressed to about 1/10 of its original size.
Notes The playback order of the MP3 files • With formats other than ISO 9660 level 1 and level 2, The playback order of the folders and files is as folder names or file names may not be displayed follows: correctly.
Detaching the front panel Getting Started You can detach the front panel of this unit to protect the unit from being stolen. Resetting the unit Caution alarm If you turn the ignition switch to the OFF Before operating the unit for the first time, or position without removing the front panel, the after replacing the car battery or changing the caution alarm will beep for a few seconds.
Attaching the front panel Setting the clock Place hole A of the front panel onto the spindle B on the unit, then lightly push the left side in. Press (SOURCE) on the unit (or insert a CD) to The clock uses a 12-hour digital indication. operate the unit.
Notes • Before playing a track, this unit reads all track and album information on the disc. Depending on the track structure, it may take more than a minute before playback begins. During this time, “READ” is displayed. Play will automatically start when reading is complete.
If a disc is already inserted, press (SOURCE) Watching a Video CD repeatedly until “VCD” appears to start playback. Depending on the Video CD, some operations Press may be different or restricted. Refer to the instructions supplied with your disc. (6) (PAUSE) Pause playback and resume play...
PBC (Playback Control) functions Display items When playing Video CDs (Ver. 2.0) with PBC functions, you can enjoy simple interactive operations, operations with search functions, etc. When the album/track changes, any prerecorded PBC playback allows you to play Video CDs title of the new album/track is automatically interactively, following the menu on the TV displayed.
Playing tracks repeatedly Radio — Repeat Play The unit can store up to 6 stations per band You can select: (FM1, FM2, FM3, AM1 and AM2). • REP-TRACK — to repeat the current track. • REP-ALBM* — to repeat the tracks in the Caution current album.
If FM stereo reception is poor Receiving the stored stations — Monaural Mode During radio reception, press (SENS) Press (SOURCE) repeatedly to select repeatedly until “MONO-ON” appears. the radio. Press (MODE) repeatedly to select the band. Press the number button ((1) to (6)) on which the desired station is stored.
Changing the sound and Other Functions display settings The following items can be set: Adjusting the sound • REAR/SUB* — to switch the audio output REAR or SUB. characteristics – Select “REAR” to output to a power amplifier. – Select “SUB” to output to a subwoofer. •...
Selecting the desired item Setting the equalizer (EQ3) Press the select button and the desired button simultaneously. You can select an equalizer curve for 7 music Select button + (3): A.SCRL* types (XPLOD, VOCAL, CLUB, JAZZ, NEW Select button + (4): M.DSPL AGE, ROCK, CUSTOM and OFF (equalizer OFF)).
If your speakers are installed into the lower part You can listen to the sound from your car of the doors, the sound will come from below speakers by connecting optional Sony portable and may not be clear. devices. The DSO (Dynamic Soundstage Organizer)
Display information of the on-screen Using the On-Screen Display display You can check the operating status of the player Track number and the information about the disc using the on- Disc type screen display on the TV. Press (5) (OSD). The on-screen display will appear on the TV.
Use of any other battery may present a again after replacement, there may be an internal risk of fire or explosion. malfunction. In such a case, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Fuse (10 A) Warning Never use a fuse with an amperage rating...
Removing the unit Remove the protection collar. 1 Detach the front panel (page 10). 2 Engage the release keys together with the protection collar. Orient the release key correctly. 3 Pull out the release keys to remove the protection collar. Remove the unit.
Specifications CD Player section General Signal-to-noise ratio 90 dB Outputs Audio output terminals Frequency response 10 – 20,000 Hz (front, rear/sub switchable) Wow and flutter Below measurable limit Video output terminal Signal format system PAL/NTSC Power aerial relay control terminal Power amplifier control Tuner section terminal...
CD/VCD playback Troubleshooting A disc cannot be loaded. • Another disc is already loaded. The following checklist will help you remedy • The disc has been forcibly inserted upside problems you may encounter with your unit. down or in the wrong way. Before going through the checklist below, check Playback does not begin.
“ON” (page 16). A programme broadcast in stereo is heard If these solutions do not help improve the in monaural. situation, consult your nearest Sony dealer. The unit is in monaural reception mode. t Cancel monaural reception mode (page 16).
Ver. 2.0 Video CD A.SCRL Video CD "ON" Video CD (PBC) (ALBUM/PRESET) (ALBUM/PRESET) (–) (SEEK) (–) (SEEK) • (ENTER) • • *ID3 • • (DSPL) • (SCRL) Video CD • • • (DSPL) "NO ID3" Video • • • " * " •...
(SOURCE) Video CD "VCD" (PAUSE) Video CD PAL/NTSC (SLOW) (OPEN) (OFF) (OPEN) (SEEK) (–/+) > (SEEK) (–/+) (SEEK) Video...
ISO 9660 • ".MP3" • ".MP3" • • audio CD • audio CD audio CD • Audio CD "NO MUSIC" Audio CD • • • • • "02" "01"...
Video CD MPEG 1 Audio Layer-3 Video CD VCD Video CD MPEG 1 CD-ROM Video CD CD-RW CD-R *ISO 9660 Romeo Joliet *Multi Session Video CD • ISO 9660 • CD-ROM ".MP3" Romeo Joliet Multi Session Track-At-Once Lead-out Lead-in Multi Session Lead-out Lead-in audio...
OPEN SEEK SEEK SHUF SLOW AUDIO PAUSE SENS CDX-V5800 RESET SOURCE *AUX SCRL SHUF OPEN SLOW AUDIO MODE PAUSE Sony AUX IN DSPL SENS (OFF)
¯ (BTM) — ¯ ¯ (EQ3) (DSO) Video CD –– ––...
¯ Sony • • CD-R/CD-RW • • Multi Session *ID3 • • RM-X138...
FM/AM Multi Media Player CDX-V5800 • Lead-free solder is used for soldering certain parts. • Halogenated flame retardants are not used in certain printed wiring boards. • Halogenated flame retardants are not used in cabinets. • Paper is used for the packaging cushions.