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CD Radio
Cassette-Corder
Operating Instructions
CFD-S03CP
©2008 Sony Corporation
Printed
in China
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
WARNING
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
like for a long time.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric
The nameplate and important information concerning
safety are located on the bottom exterior.
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 apparatus.
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 the
apparatus.
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 immediately.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even
if the player itself has been turned off.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as
a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Power sources
1
2
to AC IN
to a wall outlet
Connect the AC power cord  or insert six R14 (size C) batteries (not supplied) into the battery compartment .
Notes
• Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator
dims or when the player stops operating.
Replace all the batteries with new ones. Before you replace the batteries, be sure to take out the CD from the player.
• To use the player on batteries, disconnect the AC power cord from the player.
• When you operate the player on batteries, you cannot turn on the player using the remote.
Preparing the remote
Insert two R03 (size AAA) batteries (not supplied).
Replacing batteries
With normal use, the batteries should last for about six months. When the remote no longer operates the player, replace
all the batteries with new ones.
Notes on DualDiscs
A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates
3-700-813-12(1)
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
guaranteed.
Music discs encoded with
copyright protection technologies
US
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.
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents
licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
Specifications
CD player section
Power consumption
System
AC 13 W
Compact disc digital audio system
Battery life
Laser diode properties
For CD radio cassette-corder:
Emission duration: Continuous
FM recording
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW
(This output is the value measured at a distance of
Sony R14P: approx. 6 h
200 mm from the objective lens surface on the
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 20 h
optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.)
Tape playback
Number of channels
2
Sony R14P: approx. 3 h
Frequency response
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 12 h
20 - 20 000 Hz
1 dB
CD play back
Wow and flutter
Below measurable limit
Sony R14P: approx. 1 h
Radio section
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 4.5 h
Frequency range
Dimensions
FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz
Approx. 360 × 141 × 235 mm (w/h/d)
AM: Taiwanese model: 531 - 1 611 kHz
(14
/
1
Other models: 530 - 1 710 kHz
4
Mass
Antennas
Approx. 2.6 kg (5 lb. 11 oz) (incl. batteries)
FM: Telescopic antenna
Supplied accessories
AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna
AC power cord (1)
Remote control (1)
Cassette-corder section
Recording system
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
4-track 2 channel stereo
Fast winding time
Optional accessories
Approx. 150 s (sec.) with Sony cassette C-60
Sony MDR headphones series
Frequency response
TYPE I (normal): 80 - 10 000 Hz
General
Speaker
Full range: 8 cm (3
1
/
inches) dia., 4
, cone type (2)
4
Outputs
Headphones jack (stereo minijack):
For 16 - 32
impedance headphones
Power output
1.7 W + 1.7 W (at 4
, 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
For CD radio cassette-corder:
120 V AC, 60 Hz
9 V DC, 6 R14 (size C) batteries
For remote control:
3 V DC, 2 R03 (size AAA) batteries
Basic Operations
*VOLUME + (VOL + on the remote)
, 
unit have a tactile dot.
Before using the unit
To turn on/off the power
Press POWER
.
To adjust the volume
Press VOLUME +, – (VOL +, – on the remote)
To listen through headphones
Connect the headphones to the  (headphones) jack
To reinforce the bass sound
Press MEGA BASS
.
"MEGA BASS" appears in the display.
To return to normal sound, press the button again.
Playing a CD/MP3 disc
1
Press CD
on the unit (direct power-on).
(On the remote, press POWER
and then press
FUNCTION
repeatedly until "CD" appears in the
display.)
2
Press  PUSH OPEN/CLOSE
and place a disc with the label side up on the CD
compartment.
To close the CD compartment, press  PUSH OPEN/
CLOSE
on the unit.
× 5
/
× 9
/
inches) (incl. projecting parts)
5
3
8
8
3
Press
 
.
The player plays all the tracks/MP3 files once.
When you play a MP3 disc, MP3 indicator lights up
after the player reads the file information.
Audio CD
Track
Playing
number
time
MP3 disc
MP3 file
After the folder name* and song
number
title are displayed, the playing
time** will appear.
* If there is no folder, "ROOT" appears in the display.
* If there is no song title in ID3 tag information "No Title" will be
displayed.
** If the playing time is more than 100 minutes, it appears "--:--" in
the display.
To
Press
Playing a tape
 
Pause playback
. To resume play, press it
again.
Use buttons on the unit for the operation.
 
Stop playback
.
1
Press TAPE
 
Go to the next
.
2
Press 
track/MP3 file
the tape compartment with the side you want to
Go back to the
 
.
play facing you. Use TYPE I (normal) tape only.
previous track/
Close the compartment.
MP3 file
Make sure there is no slack in the tape to avoid
Select a folder on
+
on the unit to go forward
damaging the tape or the unit.
an MP3 disc
and
to go backward.
Play the selected
MODE
on the unit until
folder only (MP3
"FLDR" appears,
+ or –
on
disc only)
the unit to select a folder and then
 
to start playing.
Locate a point
(forward) or
(backward)
while listening to
while playing and hold it until
the sound
you find the point.
Locate a point
(forward) or
(backward)
while observing
in pause and hold it until you
3
Press 
the display
find the point.
The player starts playing.
Remove the CD
PUSH OPEN/CLOSE
on the
unit.
To
Pause playback
Tips
• Playback starts from the track/MP3 file you last stopped playing
Stop playback
(Resume play). During stop, the track/MP3 file number to be played
Fast-forward or
is displayed.
• To cancel the resume play (to start play from the beginning of the
rewind*
first track/MP3 file), press
 
in stop mode. When you open
Eject the cassette
the CD compartment or turn off the unit, the resume play is also
canceled.
*When the tape is wound to the end, press
 
.
Example of folder structure and playing
order
The playing order of the folders and files is as follows:
Recording on a tape
and 
on the
CD-R
Folder
Use buttons on the unit for the operation.
CD-RW
1
MP3 file
Press 
compartment and insert a blank tape with the
side you want to record on facing you. Use TYPE
1
1
I (normal) tape only. Close the compartment.
2
2
Select the program source you want to record.
To record from the CD player, insert a CD and press
CD
.
2
3
To record from the radio, tune in the station you want.
.
3
Press
 
3
4
(
is depressed automatically).
.
5
To
4
6
Pause recording
7
Stop recording
8
Tips
5
9
• Adjusting the volume or the audio emphasis will not affect the
recording level.
• If the AM program makes a whistling sound after you've pressed
6
0
in step 3, press MODE
ISS (Interference Suppress Switch) that most decreases the noise.
• For the best results, use the AC power as a power source for
recording.
Notes on MP3 discs
• To erase a recording, proceed as follows:
• When the disc is inserted, the player reads all the files on that disc.
on the unit,
1 Insert the tape whose recording you want to erase.
During this time, "READING" is displayed. If there are many
2 Press TAPE
folders or non-MP3 files on the disc, it may take a long time for play
 
3 Press
to begin or for the next MP3 file to start play.
We recommend that you do not save unnecessary folders or files
other than MP3 ones in the disc to be used for MP3 listening.
• A folder that does not include an MP3 file is skipped.
• Maximum number of files: 255
Maximum number of folders: 150 (including the root folder)
Maximum number of folders and files in total: 300
Maximum directory levels: 8
• Folder names and file names can be displayed with up to
16 characters including quotation marks.
• The characters A - Z, 0 - 9, and _ can be displayed on this player.
Other characters are displayed as "_".
• This player conforms to Version 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4 of the
ID3 tag format. When the file has the ID3 tag information, "song
title", "artist name" and "album name" can be displayed and
"ID3" appears in the display. If the file does not have the ID3 tag
information, "No title" appears instead of song title, "No album"
appears instead of album name and "No artist" appears instead of
artist name. The ID3 tag information can be displayed with up to 15
characters.
• When naming, be sure to add the file extension "mp3" to the file
name.
• If you put the extension "mp3" to a file other than an MP3 file, the
player cannot recognize the file properly and will generate random
noise that could damage your speakers.
• The file name does not correspond to the ID3 tag.
Listening to the radio
1
Press RADIO•BAND•AUTO PRESET
on the
unit (BAND
on the remote) repeatedly (direct
power-on).
Each time you press the button, the indication changes
as follows:
"FM"  "AM"
2
Hold down TUNE + or –
until the frequency
digits begin to change in the display.
The player automatically scans the radio frequencies
and stops when it finds a clear station.
If you can not tune in a station, press TUNE + or –
repeatedly to change the frequency step by step.
When an FM stereo broadcast is received, "ST"
appears.
Tip
If the FM broadcast is noisy, press MODE
until "MONO" appears
in the display and the radio will play in monaural.
on the unit (direct power-on).
on the unit, and insert the tape into
.
Press
 
on the unit. To resume play,
press it again.
 
on the unit.
or
(fast forward or
rewind)
on the unit.
 
on the unit.
 
to release
or
on the unit to open the tape
on the unit to start recording
Press
 
on the unit.
To resume recording, press it
again.
 
on the unit.
on the unit to select the position of
on the unit.
on the unit.

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  • Page 1 “ID3” appears in the display. If the file does not have the ID3 tag Fast winding time Optional accessories information, “No title” appears instead of song title, “No album” Approx. 150 s (sec.) with Sony cassette C-60 Sony MDR headphones series Press  ...
  • Page 2 AC power cord or insert the batteries again. If the only), press MODE  on the unit until “FLDR” and Noise is heard. problem persists, please consult your nearest Sony “SHUF” appear in the display. Then press + or Notes on discs dealer.