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FM/AM Clock Radio
Operating Instructions
Инструкция по эксплуатации (Переход назад)
©2014 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
The frequency of the current radio
station is displayed as a rough guide.
AC power cord
FM wire antenna
There is a tactile dot beside VOLUME + to show the direction to go to turn up the
Before operating the unit, please read this
guide thoroughly and retain it for future
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.
Do not install the appliance in a confined
space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Do not expose batteries or apparatus with
battery-installed to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like.
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 unit itself has
been turned off.
The nameplate and important information
concerning safety are located on the bottom
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
This symbol is intended to alert the
user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the appliance.
Disposal of waste batteries and
electrical and electronic equipment
(applicable in the European Union and
other European countries with separate
collection systems)
This symbol on the product, the
battery or on the packaging
indicates that the product and the
battery 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 0.004% lead. By ensuring these
products and 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. 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 and the
electrical and electronic equipment will be treated
properly, hand over these products at end-of-life to
the applicable collection point for the recycling of
electrical and electronic equipment. 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 or battery.
 Battery may explode if handled incorrectly.
Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of
in fire.
 Dispose of used battery promptly and in
accordance with local environmental laws
and guidelines. Keep away from children.
License and Trademark
No Power No Problem™ is a trademark of Sony
 Operate the unit on the power sources
specified in "Specifications."
 To disconnect the power cord (mains lead),
pull it out by the plug, not 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.
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent
internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit
on a surface (a rug, blanket, etc.) or near
materials (a curtain) that might block the
ventilation holes.
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by
a qualified personnel before operating it any
 To clean the casing, use a soft dry cloth. Do
not use any type of solvent, such as alcohol
or benzine, which may damage the finish.
 Do not connect the antenna lead to the
external antenna.
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep the
lithium battery out of the reach of children.
Should the battery be swallowed,
immediately consult a doctor.
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
good contact.
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
installing the battery.
 Do not hold the battery with metallic
tweezers, otherwise a short-circuit may
 Do not expose the battery to excessive heat
such as direct sunlight, fire or the like.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Getting Started
Connecting to an AC

Playing the radio

power source
Press RADIO to turn on the radio.
Connect the AC power cord to a wall outlet.
Set BAND to the desired band (AM or
To wall outlet
Tune to the desired station using
About the battery as a
Adjust the volume using VOLUME +/–.
To turn off the radio, press ALARM RESET/
backup power source
This unit needs a CR2032 battery (supplied) as

Setting the alarm

a backup power source to keep the clock and
the alarm operating during a power
interruption. (No Power No Problem system)
The dual alarm function allows you to set two
alarm programs (ALARM A and ALARM B).
An alarm time can be set for each program and
the alarm sound can be selected from RADIO
(radio) or BUZZ (buzzer).
Before setting the alarm
 Make sure to set the clock. (See "Setting the
When to replace the
 To set the radio alarm, first tune to a station
and adjust the volume. (See "Playing the
When the battery is discharged, "" appears
on the display.
If a power interruption occurs while the battery
To set the alarm
is discharged, the current time and alarm will
be erased.
Set ALARM A (or B) to the desired
alarm sound (RADIO or BUZZ).
Installing and replacing
the backup battery
Keep the AC plug connected to the
wall outlet and remove the battery
compartment on the bottom of the
unit by pulling it up while sliding the
tab. (See Fig. -.)
The alarm time appears for a few seconds,
and then "A" (or "B") appears on the display.
Insert a new battery into the battery
(It does not appear when the switch is set
compartment with the  side facing
to OFF.)
To remove the battery from the battery
compartment, push it out from the side
Press SET ALARM TIME + or –
marked PUSH. (See Fig. -.)
repeatedly to set the desired time
Insert the battery compartment back
while the alarm time appears on the
into the unit along the groove and
push it from above until it clicks. (See
Fig. -.)
The tab locks the battery compartment.
Press RADIO to remove "  " from the
 When you replace the battery, do not
While setting the alarm time, "A" (or "B")
disconnect the AC plug from the wall outlet.
flashes on the display.
Otherwise, the current date, current time and
alarm will be erased.
 If the unit will be left unplugged for a long
time, remove the battery to avoid any
When the alarm time setting operation is
damage that may be caused by leakage or
complete, the clock display returns after a
few seconds and "A" (or "B") changes from
flashing to fully lit.
Setting the clock
At the set time, the radio will turn on, or the
buzzer will sound gradually increasing in
volume. ("A" (or "B") flashes on the display.)
Press and hold ENTER/TIME SET for
more than 2 seconds.
To stop the alarm
You will hear a beep and the last two digits
Press ALARM RESET/OFF to turn off the
of the year will start to flash on the display.
Press + or – repeatedly to select the
The alarm will sound again at the same time
year, and then press ENTER/TIME SET.
the next day.
To doze for a few more minutes
Repeat step 2 to set the month, day
The sound turns off, but will automatically
and time.
come on again after about 10 minutes.
After setting the time, two short beeps will
Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS,
sound and the seconds will start
the snooze time changes as follows:
incrementing from zero.
The display shows the snooze time for about
 If you do not press any button for about 1
4 seconds and returns to show the current
minute while setting the clock, clock setting
time. ("A" (or "B") flashes on the display.)
mode will be canceled.
To deactivate the alarm
To change the display to
indicate daylight saving time
Set ALARM A (or B) to OFF.
(summer time)
"A" (or "B") disappears from the display.
Change the daylight saving time (summer
time) adjustment setting according to the
 The alarm time setting cannot be changed if
following procedure.
ALARM A (or B) is set to OFF. If SET ALARM
Press and hold DST for more than 3
TIME + or – is pressed, "OFF" appears on the
display for about 0.5 seconds.
 If a second alarm sounds during a first (or
"DST" appears on the display and the clock
the snooze function is active), the second
display switches to daylight saving time
alarm takes priority.
(summer time).
 ENTER/TIME SET and DST are unavailable
To deactivate the daylight saving time (summer
while the alarm is sounding or the snooze
time) adjustment, press and hold DST for more
function is turned on.
than 3 seconds again.
 If the same alarm time is set for both ALARM
A and ALARM B, ALARM A takes priority.
 If no operation is performed while the alarm
is sounding, the alarm will stop after about
60 minutes.
Notes on the alarm in the event of a
power interruption
In the event of a power interruption, the alarm
functions work until the battery is fully
discharged. But certain functions will be
affected as follows:
 The display will disappear.
 If the alarm sound is set to RADIO, it will be
changed to BUZZ automatically.
 If the power returns while the alarm is
sounding, the alarm sounds continuously for
about 60 minutes when the power returns.
 The alarm buzzes for about one minute,
stops temporarily, and buzzes again after
about five minutes if neither SNOOZE/
pressed while the alarm is buzzing.
If the alarm buzzes and stops (either
automatically after 1 minute or by pressing
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS) five times, the alarm
is automatically reset in the case of a power
interruption. The alarm will buzz for
30 minutes after power is restored if it is
restored within 60 minutes of the alarm time.
 If you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS while the
alarm is sounding, the snooze time is set to
10 minutes. During a power failure, the
snooze time cannot be set to more than
10 minutes.
 If "  " appears on the display, the alarm will
not sound in the event of a power
interruption. Replace the battery if "  "
Setting the sleep
You can fall asleep to the radio using the sleep
timer, which turns off the radio automatically
after a preset duration.
Press SLEEP.
The radio turns on. Each time you press SLEEP,
the duration (in minutes) changes as follows:
The radio will play for the duration you set,
then shut off.
To deactivate the sleep timer, press SLEEP
repeatedly to set the sleep timer to "OFF."
To turn off the radio before the
preset time
To use both the sleep timer and
You can fall asleep to the radio and also be
awakened by the radio or buzzer alarm at the
preset time.
Set the alarm, then set the sleep timer.
 When the alarm is set to sound during the
sleep timer duration, the sleep timer will be
deactivated automatically when the alarm
Setting the brightness
of the display
When setting ALARM A
Three levels of brightness are available.
Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS,
the brightness of the display changes as
 When the alarm is sounding or the snooze
function is active, the brightness of the
display cannot be changed.
General information


Should any problems persist after you have
made the following checks, consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
The clock flashes "0:00" after a power
 The battery is discharged. Remove the old
battery and insert a new one.
Unsatisfactory reception
 Extend the FM wire antenna fully to increase
reception sensitivity.
 Rotate the unit horizontally for optimum
reception. A ferrite bar AM antenna is built
into the unit.
 Do not operate the unit over a steel desk or
metal surface, as this may lead to
The radio or buzzer alarm does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
 Check that "A" or "B" appears on the display.
The radio alarm is activated but no
sound is emitted at the preset alarm
 Adjust the volume using VOLUME +/–.
Time display
24-hour system
Frequency range
87.5 MHz – 108 MHz
531 kHz – 1,602 kHz
Approx. 6.6 cm dia., 8 Ω
Power output
115 mW (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
230 V AC, 50 Hz
For power backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery
Approx. 101 mm  102 mm  101 mm (w/h/d)
including projecting parts and controls
Approx. 490 g including CR2032 battery
Supplied accessories
CR2032 battery (1)
Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.


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  • Page 1: Playing The Radio

    Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS, sound and the seconds will start the snooze time changes as follows: No Power No Problem™ is a trademark of Sony incrementing from zero.  Do not operate the unit over a steel desk or Corporation.
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