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4-286-722-24(1)
Personal Audio Docking System
US
Reference Guide
Guide de référence (au dos)
FR
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ICF-CS15iP
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
plug has two blades with one wider than the
other. A grounding type plug has two blades
English
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your safety.
If the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement
of the obsolete outlet.
WARNING
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit
To reduce the risk of fire or electric
from the apparatus.
shock, do not expose this apparatus to
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
rain or moisture.
the manufacturer.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use
candles on the apparatus.
caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
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.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
or when unused for long periods of time.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
personnel. Servicing is required when the
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug
normally, or has been dropped.
from the AC outlet immediately.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the
Precautions
wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned
off.
 To disconnect AC power, grasp the plug itself,
The nameplate and important information
not the cord.
concerning safety are located on the bottom
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
exterior.
keep credit cards using magnetic coding or
spring-wound watches, CRT-based TVs, or
You are cautioned that any changes or
projectors, etc., away from the unit to prevent
modifications not expressly approved in this
possible damage from the magnet.
manual could void your authority to operate this
 Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
equipment.
source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
CAUTION
mechanical vibration, or shock.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit on
NOTE
a surface (a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near
materials (a curtain) which might block the
This equipment has been tested and found to
ventilation holes.
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by
are designed to provide reasonable protection
qualified personnel before operating it any
against harmful interference in a residential
further.
installation. This equipment generates, uses and
 During a thunderstorm, do not touch the
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
antenna (aerial) and plug.
installed and used in accordance with the
 Do not touch the unit with wet hands.
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
 Do not place the unit anywhere near water.
radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
particular installation. If this equipment does
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
cause harmful interference to radio or television
good contact.
reception, which can be determined by turning
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
installing the battery.
to try to correct the interference by one or more
 Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
of the following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Note
— Increase the separation between the equipment
 In the Reference Guide, "iPod" is used as a
and receiver.
general reference to functions on an iPod or
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
iPhone, unless otherwise specified by the text
different from that to which the receiver is
or illustrations.
connected.
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
If you have any questions or problems concerning
technician for help.
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
WARNING
 Replace the battery for the clock backup with a
Sony CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery
for the remote commander with a Sony CR2025
lithium battery. Use of another battery may
present a risk of fire or explosion.
 Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not
recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away
from children.
Important Safety
Instructions
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
heat.
Supporter
Power cord
Remote sensor
FM wire antenna
The VOLUME + and  buttons have a tactile dot.
3
Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly to
Operations
select the number as follows:
Area number
Time zone
Power source
1
Atlantic Standard Time
This unit contains a CR2032 battery as a backup
2
Eastern Standard Time
power source to keep the clock and the alarm
(default setting)
operating during a power interruption (No Power
No Problem system).
3
Central Standard Time
When to replace the battery
4
Mountain Standard Time
5
Pacific Standard Time
When the battery becomes weak, "" appears in
the display.
6
Alaska Standard Time
If a power interruption occurs while the battery is
7
Hawaii Standard Time
weak, the current time and alarm will be erased.
4
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
Press DSPL/ENT to set.
battery. Use of another battery may cause a fire or
Notes
explosion.
 To cancel the time zone setting, press MODE
Note
instead of DSPL/ENT in step 4.
 If "AM 12:00" flashes in the display when the
 Though the clock is correctly set at the factory,
unit is connected to an AC outlet for the first
discrepancies may arise during transport or
time, the battery may be weak. In this case,
storage. If necessary, set the clock to the correct
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
time by referring to "To set the clock manually. "
To replace the battery
When daylight saving time (summer
time) begins
1
Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
This model automatically adjusts for daylight
outlet, remove the screw of the battery
saving time (summer time).
compartment at the bottom of the unit,
" " is displayed from the beginning of daylight
saving time (summer time) and disappears at the
and open the lid (see Fig. ).
end of the daylight saving time (summer time)
2
Remove the old battery and insert a new
automatically.
one in the battery compartment with the
 Daylight saving time (summer time) begins at:
 side facing up (see Fig. ).
2:00 AM on the second Sunday of March.
3
Replace the battery compartment lid and
 Standard time begins at: 2:00 AM on the first
tighten the screw.
Sunday of November.
4
Press , RADIO BAND, AUDIO IN or
To cancel Auto DST/summer time adjustment
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit to
during the daylight saving time (summer
turn "
" off in the display.
time) period
The Auto DST/summer time adjustment can be
Note
canceled.
 When you replace the battery, do not
Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
disconnect the plug from the AC outlet.
BRIGHTNESS on the unit at the same time for at
Otherwise, the current date, current time,
least 2 seconds while the clock is displayed.
alarm and station presets will be erased.
" " and "OFF" appear in the display to show that
Auto DST/summer time adjustment has been
canceled. The display returns to the clock.
Notes
 Changes to Auto DST/summer time adjustment
by the unit (see above) are subject to
circumstances and laws in each country/region.
Should this interfere with desired adjustment,
cancel the Auto DST/summer time adjustment
and set the DST display manually as necessary.
Customers living in a country/region that does
not use daylight saving time (summer time)
must cancel Auto DST/summer time
Reset button
adjustment before using the unit.
 To activate Auto DST/summer time adjustment
again, press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS on the unit at the same time for
at least 2 seconds.
CR2032
" " and "On" appear in the display to show that
Auto DST/summer time adjustment has been
activated. The display returns to the clock.
To set the clock manually
To change the clock setting manually, operate the
unit as follows.
1
Plug in the unit.
To reset the unit
2
Press and hold CLOCK until the year
Press the reset button with a pointed object if the
flashes in the display.
unit fails to function properly. The current time,
3
alarm and station presets, etc., will revert to their
Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly to set
factory presets (see Fig. ).
the year, and then press CLOCK.
4
Repeat step 3 to set the month, day, hour
To charge your iPod
and minute.
You can use the unit as a battery charger.
The seconds start incrementing from zero.
Charging begins when the iPod is connected to
Notes
the unit.
 If you do not press any button for about
The charging status appears in the display on
1 minute while setting the clock, the clock
iPod. For details, see the user's guide of your iPod.
setting will be canceled.
 A 100-year calendar (2011 - 2110) is installed in
the unit. When the date is set, the day of the
Setting the clock
week is automatically displayed.
MON = Monday, TUE = Tuesday,
To set the clock for the first
WED = Wednesday, THU = Thursday,
FRI = Friday, SAT = Saturday, SUN = Sunday
time
To display the year and date
This unit is preset to the current EST (Eastern
During clock display, press CLOCK on the unit
Standard Time) at the factory, and is powered by a
once for the date, and press it again for the year.
backup battery. All you need to do the first time is
After a few seconds, the display will change back
just plug it in and select your time zone.
to the current time automatically.
1
Plug in the unit.
The current EST (Eastern Standard Time)
appears in the display.
2
Press and hold MODE for at least
2 seconds.
Area number "2" flashes in the display.
To play
Remote commander
1
Set an iPod on the dock connector.
Before using the supplied remote for the first
The dock connector can be tilted slightly.
time, remove the insulation film.
Aim the remote at the
(Remote sensor) of the
unit.
2
Press .
The iPod begins playback.
You can operate the connected iPod via this
unit or the iPod itself.
3
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
(VOL + or – on the remote).
To place and remove the iPod
When placing or removing the iPod, hold it at the
same angle as the dock connector on the unit. Do
not pull the iPod forward too far.
The VOL + and  buttons have a tactile dot.
OFF
 Terminate the current function and stop
playback.
 Stop a currently sounding alarm/snooze timer.
 (Play/Pause)
 Start playing the iPod. Press again to pause/
resume playback.
Notes
 (Forward)
 If a pop-up message appears on the display of
 Go to the next track.
the iPod touch or iPhone, see "About App. "
 Press and hold while listening to the sound to
 An iPod in a case or cover can be set in this
locate a desired point.
unit. However, if the case or cover interferes
with the connection, remove the case or cover
 (Backward)
before setting the iPod on the dock connector.
 Go back to the previous track. During
 Do not twist or bend the iPod as this may result
playback, this operation returns to the
in connector damage.
beginning of the current track. To go back to
 Remove the iPod when transporting it,
the previous track, press twice.
otherwise a malfunction may result.
 Press and hold while listening to the sound to
 When placing or removing the iPod, hold the
locate a desired point.
unit securely.
 If the battery of your iPod is extremely low,
MENU
charge it for a while before operation.
 Go back to the previous menu.
 If your iPod cannot reach the supporter located
 (Up)/ (Down)
in front of the unit, attach the supplied cushion
 Select a menu item or track for playback.
below the supporter.
 If the iPod is already playing when set onto the
ENTER
unit, the sound from the iPod will be output
 Execute the selected menu item or begin
from the unit speakers, even if the unit was
playback.
playing sound from another function.
SOUND
 Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event
 Select the desired sound effect(s). (For details,
that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged
see "To enjoy the bass or expansion sound
when using an iPod connected to this unit.
effect. " )
 For details of environmental conditions for
operating your iPod, check the website of Apple
VOL +/− (Volume plus/minus)
Inc.
 Adjust the volume.
RADIO BAND
Operating the radio
 Activate the radio and select a band.
PRESET +/−
To connect the AM loop
 Select the preset number or preset station. (For
details, see "Operating the radio. " )
antenna
TUNE +/−
The shape and length of the antenna is designed
 Tune into a station when the radio is on.
to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up
 Press and hold to scan AM or FM stations.
the antenna.
AUDIO IN
1
Remove only the loop part from the
 Activate the AUDIO IN function when an
plastic stand.
optional component is connected. (For details,
2
see "Connecting optional components. " )
Set up the AM loop antenna.
(Refer to the Startup Guide bundled with this
SLEEP
Reference Guide.)
 Set the sleep timer. (For details, see "Setting the
3
Insert the AM antenna terminal in the
sleep timer. " )
AM ANTENNA jack on the rear of the
Note
unit.
 Some operations may differ or may not be
To adjust the AM loop antenna
available on certain models of iPod.
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
When to replace the battery
reception.
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should
Tip
last for about 6 months. When the remote no
 Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for
longer operates the unit, replace the battery with a
the best AM broadcast sound.
new one.
To remove the AM loop antenna
Push and hold down the tab of the antenna
the  side facing up
terminal clamp, and pull out the AM loop
antenna.
Note
 If you are not going to use the remote for a long
time, remove the battery to avoid any damage
that may be caused by leakage and corrosion.
Operating an iPod
–Manual tuning
1
Press RADIO BAND to turn on the radio.
Compatible iPod/iPhone
2
Press RADIO BAND repeatedly to select
models
the desired band.
The compatible iPod/iPhone models are as
Each time you press the button, the radio
follows.
band toggles between AM and FM as follows:
Update software of your iPod/iPhone to the latest
version before using it with this unit.
iPod touch (4th generation)
3
Press TUNE + or – repeatedly to tune to
iPod touch (3rd generation)
the desired station.
iPod touch (2nd generation)
4
iPod nano (6th generation)*
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
iPod nano (5th generation)
(VOL + or – on the remote).
iPod nano (4th generation)
To turn off the radio, press OFF/ALARM
iPod nano (3rd generation)
RESET (OFF on the remote).
iPod classic
iPhone 4S
–Scan tuning
iPhone 4
The unit automatically scans for AM or FM
iPhone 3GS
stations.
iPhone 3G
1
* The iPod nano (6th generation) cannot be
Follow steps 1 to 2 in "Manual tuning"
controlled by the remote when the command of
and select the AM or FM band.
"MENU, " ", " ", " and "ENTER" is pressed.
2
Press and hold TUNE + or –.
On copyrights
+ : scans upward through the frequency bands.
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod
– : scans downwards through the frequency
touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in
bands.
the U.S. and other countries.
Scanning starts from the currently-tuned
"Made for iPod, " and "Made for iPhone" mean
frequency. When a station is received,
that an electronic accessory has been designed to
scanning stops.
connect specifically to iPod or iPhone,
3
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
respectively, and has been certified by the
(VOL + or – on the remote).
developer to meet Apple performance standards.
Apple is not responsible for the operation of this
–Preset tuning
device or its compliance with safety and
regulatory standards. Please note that the use of
You can preset up to 20 FM stations and 10 AM
this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect
stations.
wireless performance.
To preset a station
Note
1
Follow steps 1 to 4 in "Manual tuning"
 This unit is not specified for use with an iPad,
and malfunction may result if used with one.
and manually tune into the station you
wish to preset.
2
Press and hold MODE on the unit for at
least 2 seconds.
3
Press PRESET + or – to select the preset
 Even if the alarm setting for iPod is complete, if
number, then press DSPL/ENT on the
you turn the iPod touch/iPhone power off after
inserting the iPod touch/iPhone into the unit,
unit.
the alarm will be the buzzer.
Example: The following displays appear
when you preset FM 89.8 MHz to
 To set the radio alarm
preset number 1 for FM.
1
Perform steps 1 to 8 in "To set the alarm. "
2
Press ALARM SET A or B to select
radio band ("FM" or "AM").
Preset number flashes in the display.
3
Press TIME SET + or – to select the
desired preset number corresponding the
bands or "– –. "
"– –" is the last station received.
4
Press ALARM SET A or B.
The volume level flashes in the display.
5
Press TIME SET + or – to adjust the
The display shows the frequency for about
volume.
10 seconds, and then returns to the current
6
Press ALARM SET A or B.
time.
The setting is entered.
Notes
7
If "A" or "B" does not appear in the
 To preset another station, repeat these steps.
display, press ALARM SET A or B
 To cancel the preset number setting, press
MODE instead of DSPL/ENT in step 3.
again.
 If you store another station with the same
The radio will turn on at the set time.
preset number, the previously stored station
 To set the buzzer alarm
will be replaced.
1
Perform steps 1 to 8 in "To set the alarm. "
To tune in to a preset station
2
Press ALARM SET A or B to select
1
Follow steps 1 to 2 in "Manual tuning"
"BUZZER" alarm mode.
and select the AM or FM band.
The setting is entered.
2
Press PRESET + or – to select the desired
3
If "A" or "B" does not appear in the
preset number.
display, press ALARM SET A or B
3
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
again.
(VOL + or – on the remote).
The buzzer will sound at the set time.
Note
–Auto preset tuning
 The volume of the buzzer is not adjustable.
1
Follow steps 1 to 2 in "Manual tuning"
To confirm an alarm time
and select the AM or FM band.
setting
2
Press and hold RADIO BAND until "AP"
Press TIME SET + or –. The setting will be
flashes in the display.
displayed for about 4 seconds.
3
Press DSPL/ENT on the unit.
To change an alarm setting
The unit automatically presets the available
channels in order.
Press and hold TIME SET + for at least 2 seconds
Tip
to move the alarm time forwards. Press and hold
 To stop auto preset tuning, press RADIO BAND.
TIME SET – for at least 2 seconds to move the
alarm time back.
To display the preset number and
When you release the button, the changed time
frequency of the current station
will flash for about 2 seconds. To change the
Press DSPL/ENT on the unit once for the preset
alarm time again, press TIME SET + or – within
number, and press it again for the frequency.
these 2 seconds, otherwise the setting change will
If you press DSPL/ENT on the unit once only, the
be fixed as displayed.
display shows the preset number for about
To doze for a few more
2 seconds, then changes to the frequency.
After a few moments, the display returns to the
minutes
current time.
Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit.
To improve reception
The sound turns off but will automatically come
on again after about 10 minutes.
FM: Extend the FM wire antenna fully to increase
You can change the snooze time by pressing
reception sensitivity.
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit repeatedly
AM: Connect the supplied AM loop antenna to
within 4 seconds.
the unit. Rotate the antenna horizontally for
The maximum length of the snooze time is
optimum reception.
60 minutes.
Notes on radio reception
 Do not place the AM loop antenna near the
power supply unit, the unit or other AV
equipment during use, as noise may result.
To stop the snooze timer, press OFF/ALARM
 Keep digital music players or mobile phones
RESET (OFF on the remote).
away from the AM loop antenna or the FM
To stop the alarm
antenna, as this may lead to reception
interference.
Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote)
 When you are listening to the radio with an
to turn off the alarm.
iPhone connected to the unit, interference with
The alarm will sound again at the same time the
radio reception may occur.
next day.
 When you are listening to the radio while
charging an iPod, interference with radio
To deactivate the alarm
reception may occur.
Press ALARM ON/OFF A or B to turn off the
Tip
alarm A or B indicator from the display.
 If the FM broadcast is noisy, press MODE on
the unit until "MONO" appears in the display,
To activate the alarm
the radio will play in monaural and the sound
will become clearer.
Press ALARM ON/OFF A or B to turn on the
alarm A or B indicator in the display.
Notes
Setting the alarm
 When alarm is set as iPod, only the buzzer
alarm will sound if there is no iPod on the dock
This unit is equipped with 3 alarm modes—iPod,
connector, music is not stored in the iPod, or
radio and buzzer. The clock needs to be set before
the iPod touch/iPhone is turned off.
the alarm can be set (see "To set the clock for the
 The alarm function works as usual on the first
first time").
and last day of daylight saving time (summer
time). As a result, if the Auto DST/summer
To set the alarm
time adjustment is set and the alarm is set at a
1
time skipped when the daylight saving time
Press and hold ALARM SET A or B.
begins, the alarm will sound; if the alarm is set
"WAKE UP" appears and the hour flashes in
to a time that overlaps when daylight saving
the display.
time ends, the alarm will sound twice.
2
Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly until
 If the same alarm time is set for both alarm A
the desired hour appears.
and B, alarm A takes priority.
 If no operation is performed while the alarm is
To cycle the hour rapidly, press and hold TIME
occurring, the alarm will stop after about
SET + or –.
60 minutes.
3
Press ALARM SET A or B.
The minute flashes.
Note on the alarm in the event of a power
4
Repeat step 2 to set the minute.
interruption
5
Press ALARM SET A or B.
In the event of a power interruption, the buzzer
The days of the week flash.
alarm will last about 5 minutes if the battery is not
6
Repeat step 2 to set the days of the week.
weak. However, certain functions will be affected
as follows:
You can select the days from the following
 The backlight will not light up.
three options by pressing TIME SET + or –:
 If the alarm mode is set to iPod or radio, it will
Every day: MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
change to buzzer automatically.
SUN
 If OFF/ALARM RESET is not pressed, the alarm
Week day: MON TUE WED THU FRI
will sound for about 5 minutes.
Week end: SAT SUN
 If "
" appears in the display, the alarm will not
7
Press ALARM SET A or B.
sound in the event of a power interruption.
The alarm mode setting is entered.
Replace the battery if "
" appears.
8
Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly until
 The snooze function cannot be set during a
power interruption.
the desired alarm mode flashes.
 During a power interruption, each alarm will
You can choose one of 4 settings: "iPod, " "FM, "
sound at the set time only once.
"AM" or "BUZZER. " Set the alarm mode as
follows:
– iPod: see " To set the alarm as iPod. "
Setting the sleep timer
– FM or AM: see " To set the radio alarm. "
– BUZZER: see " To set the buzzer alarm. "
You can fall asleep to music, etc., using the sleep
timer. The unit stops playback or radio
 To set the alarm as iPod
automatically after a preset duration.
1
Perform steps 1 to 8 in "To set the alarm. "
1
Press SLEEP while the unit is turned on.
2
Press ALARM SET A or B to select
"SLEEP" appears and the sleep time flashes in
alarm mode for "iPod. "
the display.
2
The volume level flashes in the display.
Press SLEEP to set the sleep timer
3
Press TIME SET + or – to adjust the
duration.
volume.
Each time you press SLEEP, the duration (in
4
minutes) changes as follows:
Press ALARM SET A or B.
The setting is entered.
5
If "A" or "B" does not appear in the
display, press ALARM SET A or B
The display returns to current time for about
again.
4 seconds after you have finished the duration
The iPod will sound at the set time.
setting and released SLEEP, and then the sleep
When using an iPod touch/iPhone
timer starts.
 To wake up to music stored in an iPod touch/
The unit plays for the duration you set, and
iPhone, connect the iPod touch/iPhone to the
then stops.
unit first, follow the steps above to set alarm
To turn off the unit before
time, and then select the music function.
the preset time
Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote).
To change the sleep timer
Additional Information
setting
You can press SLEEP repeatedly to select the
Troubleshooting
desired sleep timer setting, even after the sleep
timer has been activated.
Should any problem persist after you have made
To deactivate the sleep timer
the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
dealer.
Press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer to
"OFF" in step 2.
The clock flashes "AM 12:00" due to a power
interruption.
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove
Connecting optional
the old battery and install a new one.
The alarm of radio, iPod or buzzer does not
components
sound at the preset alarm time.
 Check that alarm "A" or alarm "B" is properly
To listen to sound
displayed.
The alarm of radio or iPod is activated but no
1
Firmly connect the line output jack of a
sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
portable digital music player (or other
 Check the alarm volume setting.
component) to the AUDIO IN jack on the
There is no sound from the iPod.
back of the unit, using a suitable audio
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
connecting cable (not supplied).
 Adjust the VOLUME +/– (VOL +/– on the
2
remote).
Press AUDIO IN to display "AUDIO IN. "
3
Turn the connected component on.
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
4
Play the connected component.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit
The sound from the connected component is
(see "Compatible iPod/iPhone models").
output from the speakers of this unit.
The iPod cannot be charged.
5
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
(VOL + or – on the remote).
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit
(see "Compatible iPod/iPhone models").
To return to the radio
When daylight saving time (summer time)
Press RADIO BAND.
begins, the clock does not employ the
The preset number followed by the frequency of
daylight saving time (summer time)
the last station appears in the display.
automatically.
 Make sure the clock is set correctly.
To return to the iPod
 Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS on the unit simultaneously for at
Press .
least 2 seconds to activate the Auto DST/
To stop listening
summer time function.
Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote),
and stop playback on the connected component.
Specifications
Notes
 The necessary type of audio connecting cable
Time display
depends on the optional component. Make sure
12-hour system
to use the correct type of cable.
iPod
 If the volume level is low, adjust the volume of
DC out: 5 V
the unit first. If the volume is still too low,
MAX: 1 A
adjust the volume of the connected component.
Radio
 Disconnect the audio connecting cable from
the unit when it is not in use.
Frequency range
 When you listen to the radio with optional
Band Frequency
Channel step
component connected, turn off the connected
component to prevent noise. If noise occurs,
FM
87.5 MHz - 108 MHz
0.1 MHz
even when the component is turned off,
AM
530 kHz - 1 710 kHz
10 kHz
disconnect and place the optional component
General
away from the unit.
Speaker
Approx. 5.7 cm (2
/
inches) dia. 6 Ω
1
4
Other useful functions
Input
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
Power output
To enjoy the bass or
3.5 W + 3.5 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
expansion sound effect
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
Three levels of sound effect are available by
For clock back up: 3V DC, CR2032 battery (1)
pressing SOUND.
Each time you press the button, the sound effect
Dimensions
changes as follows:
Approx. 290 mm × 165 mm × 145 mm (w/h/d)
"MEGA BASS": Provides high quality bass sound.
(11
/
inches × 6
/
inches × 5
/
inches)
1
1
3
2
2
4
"MEGA Xpand": Expands the sound field width.
including projecting parts and controls
"MEGA BASS" and "MEGA Xpand": Enables
Mass
both the above effects.
Approx. 1.65 kg (3 lb 7 oz) including power
To return to standard sound, press the button
supply unit
until the display(s) disappear.
Supplied accessories
To set the brightness of the
Remote commander (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
display
Cushion (1)
Four levels of brightness are available by pressing
Design and specifications are subject to change
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit.
without notice.
Even if brightness level is set to OFF, it will
change to Low while the alarm is occurring.
About App
A dedicated dock App for iPod touch and iPhone
available at Apple App Store.
Search for "D-Sappli" and download the free App
to find out more about the functions.
Notes
 If the App to link with this unit is not
downloaded to your iPod touch/iPhone, a
pop-up message prompting you to download
D-Sappli may appear repeatedly.
Deactivate the App's link function to stop the
pop-up message.
 To deactivate the App's link function: Remove
your iPod touch/iPhone from the dock
connector. Press  (to enter the iPod
function), and then press and hold VOLUME –
and  on the unit simultaneously for at least
2 seconds. ("OFF" appears in the display to
show that the App's link function has been
deactivated.)
 To re-activate the App's link function, repeat the
above steps. ("On" appears in the display to
show that the App's link function has been
activated.)

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