CD Radio Cassette-Corder
©2010 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation
of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths,
curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do
not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible
AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the
unit, disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall
outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
to a wall outlet
to AC IN
Connect the AC power cord or insert six R14 (size C) batteries (not supplied) into the battery compartment .
Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator
Replace all the batteries with new ones. Before you replace the batteries, be sure to take out the CD from the unit.
To use the unit on batteries, disconnect the AC power cord from the unit.
Note for customers in Europe
The unit automatically turns off after 30 minutes if no operation is performed after playback or recording for CD,
TAPE or AUDIO IN.
CD player section
Compact disc digital audio system
Laser diode properties
Emission duration: Continuous
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW
(This output is the value measured at a distance of
about 200 mm from the objective lens surface on the
optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.)
Number of channels
20 Hz - 20,000 Hz +1/–2 dB
Wow and flutter
Below measurable limit
FM: 87.5 MHz - 108 MHz
AM: 531 kHz - 1,602 kHz
FM: 128 kHz
AM: 45 kHz
FM: Telescopic antenna
AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna
4-track 2 channel stereo
Fast winding time
Approx. 150 s (sec.) with Sony cassette C-60
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
like for a long time.
The nameplate and important information concerning
safety are located on the bottom exterior.
Excessive sound pressure from earphones and
headphones can cause hearing loss.
Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic
Equipment (Applicable in the European
Union and other European countries with
separate collection systems)
This symbol on the product or on its packaging
indicates that this product shall not be treated as
household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to
the applicable collection point for the recycling of
electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this
product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
potential negative consequences for the environment
and human health, which could otherwise be caused
by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The
recycling of materials will help to conserve natural
resources. For more detailed information about
recycling of this product, please contact your local
Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or
the shop where you purchased the product.
dims or when the unit stops operating.
TYPE I (normal): 80 Hz - 10,000 Hz
Full range: 8 cm dia., 4
, cone type (2)
Headphones jack (stereo minijack):
AUDIO IN jack (stereo minijack)
1.7 W + 1.7 W (at 4
, 10% harmonic distortion)
For CD radio cassette-corder:
Thailand model: 220 V AC, 50 Hz
Other models: 230 V AC, 50 Hz
9 V DC, 6 R14 (size C) batteries
AC 13 W
For CD radio cassette-corder:
Sony R14P: approx. 4.5 h
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 19 h
Sony R14P: approx. 2.5 h
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 13 h
Sony R14P: approx. 1 h
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 8 h
Disposal of waste batteries (applicable
in the European Union and other
European countries with separate
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging
indicates that the battery provided with this product
shall not be treated as household waste.
On certain batteries this symbol might be used in
combination with a chemical symbol. The chemical
symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if
the battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or
By ensuring these batteries are disposed of
correctly, you will help prevent potentially negative
consequences for the environment and human health
which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate
waste handling of the battery. The recycling of the
materials will help to conserve natural resources.
In case of products that for safety, performance or
data integrity reasons require a permanent connection
with an incorporated battery, this battery should be
replaced by qualified service staff only.
To ensure that the battery will be treated properly,
hand over the product at end-of-life to the applicable
collection point for the recycling of electrical and
For all other batteries, please view the section on how
to remove the battery from the product safely. Hand
the battery over to the applicable collection point for
the recycling of waste batteries.
For more detailed information about recycling of this
product or battery, please contact your local Civic
Office, your household waste disposal service or the
shop where you purchased the product.
Notice for customers: the following
information is only applicable
to equipment sold in countries
applying EU directives
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation,
1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The
Authorized Representative for EMC and product
safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse
61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or
guarantee matters please refer to the addresses given
in separate service or guarantee documents.
Approx. 365 mm × 134 mm × 230 mm (w/h/d)
(incl. projecting parts)
Approx. 2.7 kg (incl. batteries)
AC power cord (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Sony MDR headphones series
Discs that this unit CAN play
* CD-DA is the abbreviation for Compact Disc Digital Audio. It is a
recording standard used for Audio CDs.
Discs that this unit CANNOT play
CD-R/CD-RW other than those recorded in music CD format
CD-R/CD-RW of poor recording quality, CD-R/CD-RW that
has scratches or are dirty, or CD-R/CD-RW recorded with an
incompatible recording device
CD-R/CD-RW which is finalized incorrectly
Notes on discs
Before playing, clean the CD with a
cleaning cloth. Wipe the CD from the
center out. If there is a scratch, dirt or
fingerprints on the CD, it may cause
Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially
available cleaners or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs.
Do not expose the CD to direct sunlight or heat sources such
as hot air ducts, nor leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as
there can be a considerable rise in temperature inside the car.
Do not stick paper or sticker on the CD, nor scratch the surface of
After playing, store the CD in its case.
As the laser beam used in the CD player section is harmful to the
eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the casing. Refer servicing to
qualified personnel only.
Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, unplug the
unit, and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating
it any further.
Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star) cannot
be played on this unit. Attempting to do so may damage the unit.
Do not use such discs.
On power sources
For AC operation, check that the unit's operating voltage is
identical with your local power supply (see "Specifications") and
use the supplied AC power cord; do not use any other type.
Unplug the unit from the wall outlet when it is not be used for an
extended period of time.
When the batteries are not to be used, remove them to avoid
damage that can be caused by battery leakage or corrosion.
Note on DualDiscs
A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates
DVD recorded material on one side with digital audio
material on the other side. However, since the audio
material side does not conform to the Compact
Disc (CD) standard, playback on this product is not
Music discs encoded with copyright
This product is designed to playback discs that
conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently,
various music discs encoded with copyright protection
technologies are marketed by some record companies.
Please be aware that among those discs, there are
some that do not conform to the CD standard and may
not be playable by this product.
Notice for customers in the United
A moulded plug complying with BS 1363 is fitted to
this equipment for your safety and convenience.
Should the fuse in the plug supplied need to be
replaced, same rating fuse approved by ASTA or BSI to
BS 1362, (i.e. marked with
mark) must be used.
If the plug supplied with this equipment has a
detachable fuse cover, be sure to attach the fuse cover
after you change the fuse. Never use the plug without
the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please
contact your nearest Sony service station.
Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, in a place
subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock or
in a car subject to the direct rays of the sun.
Do not place the unit on an inclined or unstable place.
Do not place anything within 10 mm of the side of the cabinet.
The ventilation holes must be unobstructed for the unit to
operate properly and prolong the life of its components.
Since a strong magnet is used for the speakers, keep personal
credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound watches
away from the unit to prevent possible damage from the magnet.
If the unit is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, or is
placed in a very damp room, moisture may condense on the lens
inside the CD player section. Should this occur, the unit will not
operate properly. In this case, remove the CD and wait about an
hour for the moisture to evaporate.
If the unit has not been used for a long time, set it in the playback
mode to warm it up for a few minutes before inserting a cassette.
Notes on cassettes
Break off the cassette tab from
side A or B to prevent accidental
recording. If you want to reuse
the tape for recording, cover the
broken tab with adhesive tape.
Tab for side A
Tab for side B
The use of a cassette with more than 90 minutes of play time
is not recommended except for long, continuous recording or
Cleaning the cabinet
Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a soft cloth slightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type
of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent, such as alcohol or
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please
consult your nearest Sony dealer.