Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the solutions indicated in the chart do not solve the
problem, consult your dealer for instructions.
≥The HOLD function is on. Cancel HOLD ( ➪ page 5, 6).
≥The batteries may be depleted ( ➪ page 4).
≥The disc isn't correctly set.
≥The disc is scratched or dirty. (Tracks may be skipped
particularly with MP3 discs.)
≥There is moisture on the lens. Wait for about an hour and then try again.
≥The lens is dirty: clean it with a blower (recommended
product: SZZP1038C). If the lens gets marked with
fingerprints, gently wipe them off with a cotton swab.
≥The unit may not read a track properly if shaken
strongly during disc reading.
≥If there is no data between sessions on a multi-session
disc, play may not be possible.
≥If there is a large amount of JPEG data etc. within a MP3
file, sound may be muted and play may not be possible.
≥If the disc contains data with different formats, sound
may be muted and play may not be possible.
≥If a CD-ROM format disc contains MP3 and other files,
only the MP3 files will be playable.
No sound or there
≥Ensure the plugs are inserted firmly.
is a lot of noise.
≥Wipe the plugs with a clean cloth.
≥The disc is scratched or dirty.
≥The sound may be interrupted or there may be noise
when playing MP3 if the recording quality is poor.
≥The elapsed play time disappears and sound is
interrupted if bumps continue repeatedly.
Play doesn't resume from
≥This doesn't work during random play.
the last point stopped.
≥It may not work correctly under some conditions.
≥Random play modes may be on ( ➪ page 5).
Play doesn't start
≥Play resumes from where last stopped ( ➪ page 5, Play).
from the first track.
(If the lid is opened while the unit is turned off, the
resume function may not be cancelled.)
Cannot search through tracks.
You cannot search through a disc with MP3 files.
Cannot change the Digital Re-
If [:, j] or [9, i] is pressed before
master mode, anti-skip mode.
[RECALL, MEMORY] you cannot change the mode.
Depending on the type of MP3 disc recording, the effect
does not work.
may not appear.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Web Site: http://www.panasonic.co.jp/global/
References to the remote control apply only to
Portable CD Player
Thank you for purchasing this product.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the
Please keep this manual for future reference.
≥"EB" on the packaging indicates the United Kingdom.
≥The SL-CT580V model is not designed for use with a remote control.
Cannot skip albums.
You cannot skip from the last to first album, or vice versa, during play.
Be sure to connect other equipment through the remote
control. If speakers are connected directly to the unit,
The unit malfunctions
they should have an impedance of 1 k≠ or less.
when connected to
≥Remove the plug and reinsert it as fully as possible.
≥Use only the included remote control to operate the unit.
The remote control
does not work properly.
Radio reception is
≥Keep the unit away from televisions and other tuners.
≥The AM antenna is in the unit, so noise may increase if
you are holding it.
≥You aren't using the special rechargeable batteries ( ➪ page 4).
≥You must insert two batteries before you can charge.
≥The unit must be off before you can charge.
The AC adaptor becomes
This is normal.
warm during charging.
The batteries are taking
The batteries may take as long as 4.5 hours to charge
a long time to charge.
under some conditions.
Play time is short
≥This may occur the first time you charge the batteries
or if you haven't used them for a long time. Play time
should be restored after a few charges.
≥The batteries can go flat if you leave the AC adaptor
connected after charging is complete.
≥If play is extremely short even after fully charging the batteries,
the batteries may have exceeded their life (Rechargeable
batteries can be charged approximately 300 times). Please
purchase new nickel-metal hydride rechargeable batteries
(Europe: HHR-4AGE/2B Other areas: HHR-4AGT/2B).
The battery indicator
≥The indicator does not appear when the AC adaptor is connected.
fails to appear or is
≥The indicator may not appear correctly when using the rechargeable
and dry cell batteries at the same time and under certain conditions.
The unit stops
Disconnect then reconnect all power sources (batteries
and AC adaptor).
Power cuts off.
If you connect or disconnect the AC adaptor, the power
cuts off even if batteries are inserted.