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TV/WEATHER/FM/AM PLL Synthesized
Clock Radio ICF-C153V
FM/AM PLL Synthesized
Clock Radio ICF-C143
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones (en el reverso)
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ICF-C153V
ICF-C143
The PRESET TUNING 3 button has
FM wire
a tactile dot.
antenna
ICF-C153V
AC power cord
ICF-C143
VOLUME
There is a tactile dot beside volume to
show the direction to turn up the volume.
ICF-C153V
ICF-C143
Before You Begin
Thank you for choosing the Sony Dream Machine.
The Dream Machine will give you many hours of
reliable service and listening pleasure.
English
Before operating your unit, please read these
instructions thoroughly and retain them for future
reference.
WARNING
These instructions cover the models ICF-C153V
and ICF-C143, and their difference is as follows:
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose
the unit to rain or moisture.
Model Number
ICF-C153V
TV/WEATHER/
Band
FM/AM
Features
• TV/WEATHER/FM/AM 4 band (ICF-C153V) or
FM/AM 2 band (ICF-C143) PLL (phase locked
loop) synthesized clock radio
• Stand by Weather Alert call you if you set the
"standby weather alert" mode (ICF-C153V only).
• Easy Preset Digital Tuning with 25 memory
presets for ICF-C153V, 15 memory presets for
ICF-C143
• Easy nap timer –one push operation.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
• Dual Alarm (radio and buzzer) with the
to the presence of uninsulated
extendable snooze function.
"dangerous voltage" within the
• LCD with backlight which has a brightness
product's enclosure that may be of
control switch (high/middle/low).
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk
• D.S.T. (Daylight Saving Time) –Summer time
of electric shock to persons.
calculation
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of important operating
Setting the Clock
and maintenance (servicing) instructions
in the literature accompanying the
1
Plug in the unit.
appliance.
"AM 12:00" flashes on the display.
∗ The graphical symbols are at the bottom of the
2
Press CLOCK SET for a few seconds until
unit.
a beep sounds.
The hour starts to flash on the display.
For the customers in the USA
3
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – until the
correct hour appears.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
To set the current time rapidly, hold down
manual could void your authority to operate
TUNE/TIME SET + or –.
4
this equipment.
Press CLOCK SET once.
The minute starts flashing.
5
Repeat steps 3 and 4 to set the minute.
INFORMATION
Two short beeps sound, and the counting of the
seconds starts.
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
If you quit during the clock setting, after about 65
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
seconds the previous display will return.
are designed to provide reasonable protection
To set the current time from zero seconds, press
against harmful interference in a residential
CLOCK SET with the time signal in step 5.
installation. This equipment generates, uses, and
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
To change the display to the daylight saving
installed and used in accordance with the
time (summer time) indication
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
Press SUMMER T. D.S.T..
radio communications. However, there is no
"
" is displayed and the time indication changes
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
to summer time.
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
To deactivate the summer time function, press
harmful interference to radio or television
SUMMER T. D.S.T. again.
reception, which can be determined by turning the
To set the brightness of the backlight
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try
Press BRIGHTNESS to select high, middle or low for
to correct the interference by one or more of the
the display according to your preferences.
following measures:
—Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna.
Playing the Radio
—Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
—Manual Tuning
—Connect the equipment into an outlet
on a circuit different from that to which
1
Press RADIO ON•SLEEP to turn on the
the receiver is connected.
—Consult the dealer or an experienced
radio.
radio/TV technician for help.
The display shows the band and frequency for
a few seconds and then changes back to the
If you have any questions about this product, you
current time.
may call:
2
Press BAND to select the band.
Sony Customer Information Services Center
Each press changes the band as follows:
1-800-222-7669 or write to:
Sony Customer Information Services Center 12451
ICF-C153V
Gateway Blvd., Ft Myers, FL 33913
AM
FM1
Declaration of Conformity
WEATHER
Trade Name:
SONY
ICF-C143
Model:
ICF-C153V
AM
FM1
Responsible Party:
Sony Electronics Inc.
Address:
680 Kinderkamack Road,
Oradell, NJ 07649 USA
When using FM1 or FM2 preset mode, you may
Telephone Number: 201-930-6972
listen to the radio on either mode. (See
"Presetting Your Favorite Station".)
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC
3
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to tune in to
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
the desired station.
conditions: (1) This device may not cause
Two short beeps sound when the minimum
harmful interference, and (2) this device must
frequency of each band is received during
accept any interference received, including
tuning.
interference that may cause undesired
4
Adjust volume using VOLUME.
operation.
To check the station being received
Setting the Alarm
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – lightly. The display
shows the band and frequency for a few seconds
You can set two types of alarms, radio (ALARM A)
and then returns to the previous display.
and buzzer (ALARM B).
The alarm will come on at the same time everyday.
To turn off the radio, press OFF•ALARM RESET.
Before setting the alarm, make sure to set the clock.
(See "Setting the Clock")
Improving the
Notes
Reception
• The factory setting alarm time for radio (ALARM
A) and buzzer (ALARM B) is "AM 12:00".
• If you quit during the alarm setting, after about
TV*/WEATHER*/ FM:
65 seconds the previous display will return.
Extend the FM wire antenna fully to increase
reception sensitivity.
* ICF-C153V only
To Set the Radio Alarm
(ALARM A)
AM: Rotate the unit horizontally for optimum
reception. A ferrite bar is built in to the unit.
1
Press A RADIO•ALARM SET for a few
Do not operate the unit over a steel desk or
seconds until a beep sounds.
metal surface, as this may lead to interference
"
of reception.
2
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to set the
desired hour.
3
Presetting Your
Press A RADIO•ALARM SET.
4
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to set the minute.
Favorite Station
A beep sounds to confirm the setting of time.
"WAKE UP STA" appears and the preset
—Preset Tuning
number flashes on the display.
5
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to select the
You can preset up to 10 stations in FM (5 stations in
wake up station.
FM1, 5 stations in FM2), and 5 stations in each AM,
TV*, WEATHER*.
Preset number changes in the order as follows:
* ICF-C153V only
ICF-C153V
Presetting a Station
1
Follow steps 1 to 4 in "Playing the Radio"
and manually tune in to the station you
wish to preset.
ICF-C143
2
Hold down the preset button you wish to
preset for more than 2 seconds.
Example: Display window when you set FM
90 MHz in the PRESET TUNING 2
button for FM2.
"–" is the last received station.
You can directly select the desired wake up
station by pressing BAND or the PRESET
TUNING button while the indication "–" is not
displayed.
6
Press A RADIO•ALARM SET.
Two beeps sound to confirm the setting.
The preset number "2" and "
" flash in
the display.
To use ALARM A, set the alarm mode. (See
Two beeps sound, and "2" and "
" stop
"Setting the Alarm Mode".)
flashing.
When the alarm comes on at the preset time,
To preset another station, repeat these steps.
"
A
To change the preset station, tune in to the
station (the station selected in step 5) comes on.
desired station and hold down the PRESET
The radio is turned off automatically after about 30
TUNING 1 to 5 button. The new station will
minutes (ICF-C153V) or about 60 minutes (ICF-
replace the previous station on the preset
C143).
button.
To check the alarm setting
Press A RADIO•ALARM SET once. The display
ICF-C143
Tuning in to a Preset Station
shows the preset time.
1
Press RADIO ON•SLEEP to turn on the
FM/AM
If you press A RADIO•ALARM SET again, the
radio.
display shows the wake up station.
2
To return to the previous display, press CLOCK SET
Press BAND to select the band.
or wait for a few seconds.
3
Press the desired preset button.
4
Adjust the volume using VOLUME.
To Set the Buzzer Alarm
After a few seconds, the display will return to
the current time but the preset button number
(ALARM B)
will remain.
1
Press B BUZZER•ALARM SET for a few
Note
seconds until a beep sounds.
Holding down the desired PRESET TUNING button
"
for more than a few seconds in step 3 will replace
2
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to set the
the previous station on the PRESET TUNING button
desired hour.
with the station you tuned in to.
3
Press B BUZZER•ALARM SET.
4
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to set the minute.
Setting the Stand by
A beep sounds to confirm the setting of time.
5
Press B BUZZER•ALARM SET again.
Weather Alert
Two beeps sound to confirm the setting.
(ICF-C153V only)
To use ALARM B, set the alarm mode. (See
"Setting the Alarm Mode".)
When the Stand by Weather Alert is set, emergency
When the alarm comes on at the preset time,
broadcasting is informed by the buzzer.
"
B
Make sure to turn the radio off before using this
BUZZER
The buzzer is turned off automatically after about
function.
30 minutes (ICF-C153V) or about 60 minutes (ICF-
1
Press STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
C143).
while the radio is not playing.
To check the alarm setting
The display shows the received Stand by
Press B BUZZER•ALARM SET once. The display
Weather Alert channel for 10 seconds and then
shows the preset time.
changes to the current time.
To return to the previous display, press CLOCK SET
The previously received Stand by Weather
or wait for a few seconds.
Alert channel will be received.
When you set the Stand by Weather Alert for
the first time, press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to
Setting the Alarm Mode
check the channel available in your residential
Before setting the alarm mode, be sure to set the
area, and select that channel.
alarm time. (See "Setting the Alarm")
2
Press STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
Press ALARM MODE repeatedly until the desired
mode is selected.
again.
Each press of ALARM MODE changes the
The Stand by Weather Alert will be in a
indication on the display as follows:
standby mode and the STAND BY WEATHER
ALERT indicator lights up.
No sound can be heard from the speaker even
when the Stand by Weather Alert is in standby
mode.
To Receive the Emergency
If the same alarm time is set for both radio and
buzzer alarm (ALARM A and B), the radio alarm
Broadcasting
(ALARM A) takes priority.
When the tone signal is received while the
To Doze for a Few More
Stand by Weather Alert is on standby
A beep sounds for 20 seconds and the STAND BY
Minutes
WEATHER ALERT indicator flashes for 12 hours.
Press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF.
At this time, the beep sounds louder than usual.
The radio or buzzer turns off but will automatically
1
come on again after about 10 minutes. Every time
Press STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
you press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF, the snooze time
while the STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
changes as follows:
indicator flashes.
Emergency broadcasting is received.
2
The maximum length of the snooze time is 60
Press STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
minutes.
again to turn off the radio.
The display shows the snooze time for a few
To return to the usual band reception
seconds and returns to show the current time.
Press OFF•ALARM RESET to turn off the radio, and
When you press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF after the
then turn on the radio. (See "Playing the Radio")
current time appeared, the snooze time starts from
10 minutes again.
Notes
Note
• If the alarm function has started up while the
The SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF button does not function
FM2
Stand by Weather Alert is in the standby mode,
while the Stand by Weather Alert is on standby.
the Stand by Weather Alert will be deactivated
TV
temporarily only while the radio or buzzer alarm
To Stop the Alarm
sounds.
FM2
• If an invalid key is pressed while the Stand by
Press OFF•ALARM RESET to turn off the alarm.
Weather Alert is functioning, an error beep
The alarm will come on again at the same time the
sounds.
next day.
To Deactive the Alarm
Press ALARM MODE repeatedly so that "
and "
Using the NAP Timer
(Count Down Timer)
The NAP timer sounds the buzzer after a preset
time duration.
Press NAP repeatedly until the desired minutes is
displayed.
Every press changes the display as follows:
OFF
(current time)
10
120
90
The NAP indicator turns on, "
time is displayed for a few seconds.
NAP timer starts counting down the NAP time.
When selected NAP time has passed, the beep
sound comes on, and the NAP indicator and
"
" on the display flash.
" and the hour flash on the display.
A
RADIO
To Stop NAP Timer
Press NAP or OFF•ALARM RESET to turn off the
buzzer.
To Deactive NAP Timer
Press NAP. The NAP indicator and "
off.
Setting the Sleep
Timer
-
AM P1 to 5
FM1 P1 to 5
You can enjoy falling asleep to the radio using the
built-in sleep timer that turns off the radio
WEATHER
TV P1 to 5
FM2 P1 to 5
automatically after a preset duration.
P1 to 5
Press RADIO ON•SLEEP.
The radio turns on. You can set the sleep timer to
AM P1 to 5
-
durations of 90, 60, 30, or 15 minutes. Every press
changes the display as follows:
FM2 P1 to 5
FM1 P1 to 5
On
90
15
30
Two short beeps sound when the display returns to
"On".
"
" will appear in the display when the
duration time is set.
The radio will play for the time you set, then shut
off.
To turn off the radio before the preset time
Press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF or OFF•ALARM RESET.
" flashes on the display and the wake up
RADIO
To Use Both Sleep Timer and
Alarm
You can fall asleep to the radio and also be
awakened by the radio or buzzer alarm at the
preset time.
1
Set the alarm. (See "Setting the Alarm".)
2
Set the sleep timer. (See "Setting the Sleep
Timer".)
Troubleshooting
Should any problem occur with the unit, make the
following simple checks to determine whether or
not servicing is required.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony
dealer.
" and the hour flashes on the display.
B
BUZZER
The clock does not show the correct time.
• Has an electrical power outage lasting more than
1 minutes occurred?
The radio or buzzer alarm does not sound at the
preset alarm time.
• Has the desired radio or buzzer alarm been
activated? (i.e. Is "
A
" or "
RADIO
displayed?)
The radio alarm is activated but no sound comes
on at the preset alarm time.
" flashes on the display.
• Has VOLUME been adjusted?
The preset stations may be deleted from the
memory, if a maintenance service is performed.
Please note down your settings in case you want to
preset them again.
Precautions
• Operate the unit only on 120 V AC, 60 Hz.
• To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it
out the plug, not by the cord.
• Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place
subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
mechanical vibration, or shock.
• Do not place the unit on surfaces (rugs, blankets,
etc.) or near materials (curtains, draperies) that
block the ventilation holes.
• Should any liquid or solid object fall into the unit,
No alarm
A
B
RADIO
BUZZER
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
Indication
personnel before operating it further.
A
RADIO
B
BUZZER
• When the casing becomes soiled, clean it with a
soft cloth dampened with a mild detergent
solution. Never use abrasive cleaners or chemical
solvents, as they may mar the casing.
If you have any questions, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Specifications
Time display
12-hour system
Frequency range
TV:
2 – 13 ch (ICF-C153V only)
10
20
30
40
50
60
WEATHER:
1 – 7 ch (ICF-C153V only)
FM:
87.5 – 108 MHz
AM:
530 – 1 710 kHz
Speaker
inches) dia. 8 Ω
5
Approx. 6.6 cm (2
/
8
Power output
170 mW (at 10 % harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
Dimensions
Approx. 118.5 × 116.5 × 126 mm (w/h/d)
× 4
× 5 inches) including projecting
(4
3
/
5
/
4
8
parts and controls
Mass
ICF-C153V:
Approx. 730 g (1 lb 9.6 oz)
ICF-C143:
Approx. 715 g (1 lb 9.1 oz)
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.
A
"
RADIO
" go off.
B
BUZZER
20
30
60
" and the NAP
" go
60
"
B
BUZZER

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