Philips DCB146 User Manual
Philips DCB146 User Manual

Philips DCB146 User Manual

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  • Page 1 DAB Docking Entertainment System DCB146 Register your product and get support at User manual...
  • Page 2 Important notes for users in the U.K. Mains plug This apparatus is fitted with an approved 13 Amp plug. To change a fuse in this type of plug proceed as follows: Remove fuse cover and fuse. Fix new fuse which should be a BS1362 3 Amp, A.S.T.A.
  • Page 3 PULL TO OPEN...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Information Supplied accessories ... 5 Environmental Information ... 5 Safety Information ... 5 Hearing Safety ... 6 Preparations Rear connections ... 7~8 Inserting batteries into the Remote Control 8 Using the Remote Control to operate the system ... 8 Controls Controls on the system and remote control 9 Controls available on the remote...
  • Page 5: General Information

    Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at welcome. This product complies with the radio interference requirements of the European Community. Supplied accessories – 2 speaker boxes –...
  • Page 6: Hearing Safety

    General Information Hearing Safety Listen at a moderate volume. ● Using headphones at a high volume can impair your hearing. This product can produce sounds in decibel ranges that may cause hearing loss for a normal person, even for exposure less than a minute.
  • Page 7: Preparations

    DAB/FM wire antenna speaker (right) Rear connections The type plate is located at the rear of the system. For users in the U.K.: please follow the instructions on page 2. Power – Before connecting the AC power cord to the wall outlet, ensure that all other connections have been made.
  • Page 8: Inserting Batteries Into The Remote Control

    Preparations Notes: – For optimal sound performance, use the supplied speakers. – Do not connect more than one speaker to any one pair of +/- speaker terminals. – Do not connect speakers with an impedance lower than the speakers supplied. Please refer to the SPECIFICATIONS section of this manual.
  • Page 9: Controls On The System And Remote Control 9 Controls Available On The Remote Control Only

    Controls on the system STANDBY-ON2 – switches the system to standby or on. iR SENSOR – infrared sensor for remote control. SOURCE – selects the respective sound source for DISC/ iPod/FM/DAB/AUX. – switches on the system. PRESET +/- for FM ... selects a preset FM station. for DAB ...
  • Page 10 Controls (illustrations on page 3) 3 / 4 for iPod ... navigates iPod menu. for FM ... selects a preset FM station. for DAB ... selects a preset DAB station. 4 / ¢ for FM ... tunes to a radio frequency. for DAB ...
  • Page 11: Basic Functions

    IMPORTANT: Before you operate the system, complete the preparation procedures. Switching the system on ● Press STANDBY -ON 2 or SOURCE (or 2 on the remote control). ➜ The system will switch to the last selected source. ● Press DISC, TUNER/DAB, iPod or AUX on the remote control.
  • Page 12: Cd Operation

    CD Operation IMPORTANT: The lens of the CD player should never be touched. Loading a disc This CD player plays Audio Discs including CD- Recordables and CD-Rewritables. ● CD-ROM, CD-I, CDV, MP3 CD, VCD, DVD or computer CDs, however, are not possible. Select CD source.
  • Page 13: Different Play Modes: Shuffle And Repeat

    Different play modes: SHUFFLE and REPEAT You can select and change the various play modes before or during playback. The play modes cannot be combined with PROGRAMME. SHUF ... tracks of the entire disc are played in random order. Rep all ... repeats the entire disc/ programme.
  • Page 14: Dab Radio

    DAB Radio Switching on DAB radio For the first time when DAB mode is switched on, the system will perform an auto scan. Then all the available DAB stations will be stored on the set, and the radio will tune to the first available station.
  • Page 15: Selecting A Preset Dab Station

    Selecting a preset DAB station ● Press PRESET + + /- - ( or 3 / 4 on the remote control ) to select desired preset station. Press OK to confirm the selection. Note – If you have not yet stored a DAB station in one of the presets, "Empty preset"...
  • Page 16: Dynamic Range Control (Drc)

    DAB Radio Dynamic Range Control (DRC) DRC adds or removes a degree of compensation for the differences in the dynamic range between radio stations. For example, a station broadcasting popular music may have a high level of compensation applied since the emphasis is on a constant high listening level, whereas a station broadcasting classical music will have little or no compensation as the listener requires all of the...
  • Page 17: Fm Radio

    Tuning to radio stations Press SOURCE (or TUNER/DAB on the remote control ) repeatedly until the desired waveband (FM) is displayed. Press briefly SCAN. ➜ The radio automatically tunes to a station with sufficient reception. “Searching... “ is displayed during automatic tuning. Repeat step 2 if necessary until you find the desired station.
  • Page 18: Rds

    Press SOURCE repeatedly (or AUX on the remote control) to select AUX source. Use an audio cable (not supplied) to connect DCB146’s AUX jack (3.5 mm, located on the back panel) to an AUDIO OUT or headphone jack on an external equipment (such as CD...
  • Page 19: Playing Ipod Using The Dock

    – In Eco power standby mode, iPod cannot be charged. – In standby mode, when no iPod is plugged in for RO S Y STE M DCB146 15 minutes, the set will auto switch to Eco power CD/CD -R/CD -RW COMPATIBLE mode.
  • Page 20: Maintenance

    Cleaning the disc lens ● After prolonged use, dirt or dust may accumulate at the disc lens. To ensure good playback quality, clean the disc lens with Philips CD Lens Cleaner or any commercially available cleaner. Follow the instructions supplied with cleaner.
  • Page 21: Clock/Timer

    Setting the clock In standby mode, press and hold CLOCK/ DISPLAY on the remote control set for 2 seconds. Press PROG to select 12-hour or 24-hour display. Press CLOCK/DISPLAY to confirm. ➜ The clock digits for the hours flash. Press TUNING 4 ¢ (or 4 ¢ on the remote control) to set the hours.
  • Page 22: Specifications

    Specifications AMPLIFIER Output power ... 2 x 2 W RMS Signal-to-noise ratio ... ≥ 60 dBA (IEC) Frequency response ... 125 – 16000 Hz Impedance loudspeakers ... 8Ω CD PLAYER Frequency range ... 125 – 16000 Hz Signal-to-noise ratio ... 65 dBA TUNER FM wave range ...
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or Philips for help.
  • Page 24 Troubleshooting Problem The time is not working. The Clock/Timer setting is erased. The indication “No station available” is displayed. The indication “Station off air” is displayed. I cannot hear the DAB station I have selected. Solution ✔ Set the clock correctly. ✔...
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