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Sony CFD-S05 Operating Instructions

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CD Radio Cassette-Corder
Operating Instructions
©2010 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
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
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
safety are located on the bottom exterior.
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
Note on DualDiscs
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of
the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains,
A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates
etc. And do not place lighted candles on the apparatus.
DVD recorded material on one side with digital audio
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose
material on the other side. However, since the audio
material side does not conform to the Compact
this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not
place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
Disc (CD) standard, playback on this product is not
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
Music discs encoded with copyright
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible
protection technologies
AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the
unit, disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
This product is designed to playback discs that
conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently,
various music discs encoded with copyright protection
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
technologies are marketed by some record companies.
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet,
Please be aware that among those discs, there are
even if the unit itself has been turned off.
some that do not conform to the CD standard and
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
may not be playable by this product.
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
CD Radio Cassette-Corder
©2010 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
Power sources
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
dims or when the unit stops operating.
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.
CD player section
AUDIO IN jack (stereo minijack)
Compact disc digital audio system
Power output
Laser diode properties
1.7 W + 1.7 W (at 4
Emission duration: Continuous
Power requirements
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW
For CD radio cassette-corder:
(This output is the value measured at a distance of
220 V AC, 60 Hz
about 200 mm from the objective lens surface on the
9 V DC, 6 R14 (size C) batteries
optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.)
Power consumption
AC 13 W
Number of channels
Battery life
For CD radio cassette-corder:
Frequency response
20 Hz - 20,000 Hz +1/–2 dB
FM recording
Wow and flutter
Sony R14P: approx. 4.5 h
Below measurable limit
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 19 h
Radio section
Tape playback
Frequency range
FM: 87.5 MHz - 108 MHz
Sony R14P: approx. 2.5 h
AM: 531 kHz - 1,602 kHz
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 13 h
CD playback
FM: Telescopic antenna
AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna
Sony R14P: approx. 1 h
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 8 h
Cassette-corder section
Recording system
4-track 2 channel stereo
Approx. 365 mm × 134 mm × 230 mm (w/h/d)
Fast winding time
(incl. projecting parts)
Approx. 150 s (sec.) with Sony cassette C-60
Frequency response
Approx. 2.7 kg (incl. batteries)
TYPE I (normal): 80 Hz - 10,000 Hz
Supplied accessory
AC power cord (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Full range: 8 cm dia., 4
, cone type (2)
Optional accessory
Headphones jack (stereo minijack):
Sony MDR headphones series
For 16
- 32
impedance headphones
Discs that this unit CAN play
Audio CD
* 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
tracking error.
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
the CD.
After playing, store the CD in its case.
On safety
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
, 10% harmonic distortion)
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, 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.
On placement
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.
On operation
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
The power is not on.
inside the CD player section. Should this occur, the unit will not
Connect the AC power cord to the wall outlet securely.
operate properly. In this case, remove the CD and wait about an
Make sure the batteries are inserted correctly.
hour for the moisture to evaporate.
Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak.
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.
There is no audio.
Unplug the headphones when listening through speakers.
Notes on cassettes
Break off the cassette tab from
Noise is heard.
side A or B to prevent accidental
Side A
Someone is using a portable telephone or other equipment that
recording. If you want to reuse
emits radio waves near the unit.
the tape for recording, cover the
 Move the portable telephone, etc., away from the unit.
broken tab with adhesive tape.
CD player
Tab for side A
Tab for side B
The CD does not play or "Cd - -" is displayed even when a
The use of a cassette with more than 90 minutes of play time
CD is in place.
is not recommended except for long, continuous recording or
Place the CD with the label surface up.
Clean the CD.
Take out the CD and leave the CD compartment open for about
Cleaning the cabinet
an hour to dry moisture condensation.
Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a soft cloth slightly
The CD-R/CD-RW is blank.
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type
There is a problem with the quality of the CD-R/CD-RW, recording
of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent, such as alcohol or
device or application software.
Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please
The sound drops out.
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Reduce the volume.
Clean the CD, or replace it if the CD is badly damaged.
Place the unit in a location free from vibration.
Clean the lens with a commercially available blower.
The sound may drop out or noise may be heard when using
a poor quality CD-R/CD-RW or if there is a problem with the
recording device or application software.
Reception is poor.
Reorient the antenna
to improve FM
Reorient the unit
itself to improve AM
The audio is weak or has poor quality.
Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak.
Move the unit away from the TV.
The picture of your TV becomes unstable.
If you are listening to an FM program near the TV with an indoor
antenna, move the unit away from the TV.
Tape player
The tape does not move when you press an operation
Close the cassette compartment securely.
The  button
does not function or the tape does not
play or record.
Make sure the safety tab on the cassette is in place.
Poor or distorted playback, recording or erasing quality.
Clean the heads by using dry- or wet-type cleaning cassette
(available separately) after every 10 hours of use, before you start
an important recording, or after playing an old tape. Failure to
clean the tape heads can cause degraded sound quality or an
inability of the unit to record or play tapes. For details, refer to the
instructions of the cleaning cassette.
The TYPE II (high position) or TYPE IV (metal) tape is being used.
Use TYPE I (normal) tape only.
Demagnetize the heads using a commercially available tape head
Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak.
After trying the remedies, if you still have problems, unplug the AC
power cord or remove all the batteries. After all the indications in
the display disappear, plug the AC power cord or insert the batteries
again. If the problem persists, please consult your nearest Sony
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  • Page 1 If the problem persists, please consult your nearest Sony Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak. ...
  • Page 2 Basic Operations Other Operations  To cancel the selected play mode Hold down TUNE + or – until the frequency digits Recording on a tape Using the display     The preset radio stations remain in memory even if you unplug the begin to change in the display.