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Sony Dream Machine ICF-C492 Operating Instructions

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Operating Instructions

사용설명서 (뒷면)
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
Dream Machine은 Sony Corporation의 등록 상표입니다.
© 2007 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
HOLD RADIO BUZZER CLOCK
ALARM TIME/CLOCK SET
Display window
* There is a tactile dot beside VOL to show the direction to turn up the volume.
English
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the
cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel
only.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as
a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not place
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
apparatus.
Connect the apparatus to an easily accessible AC outlet.
Should you notice an abnormality in the apparatus,
disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
immediately.
2-583-841-41(1)
ICF-C492
FAST
FAST
SNOOZE
TIME SET
AC power cord
FM wire antenna
*
AM
PM

Features

• Easy to-see large 1.4 inch green LED
• Alarm Vol. Control (High/Low)
• Dual alarm (radio alarm and buzzer alarm)
• Easy to-see alarm indicator
• Variable brightness control
• Power backup to keep the clock during a power
interruption with a 6F22 battery (not supplied)
installed
Installing the

Battery

To keep good time, your Dream Machine needs one
6F22 battery (not supplied), in addition to house current.
The battery keeps the clock operating in the event of a
power interruption. Before setting the time on your
Dream Machine, open the lid at the bottom of the unit,
install the battery with correct polarity and then close the
lid.
After a power interruption, the displayed time may not
be always correct (It may gain or lose about 10 minutes
per hour).
Knowing When to Replace the Battery
To check the battery power, unplug the power cord from
the wall outlet and plug it in again after a few minutes. If
the displayed time is incorrect, replace the battery with a
new one.
Changing the
Brightness of the
Clock display
Turn BRIGHTNESS to adjust the brightness of the
clock display.
Setting the Clock
1
Plug in the unit.
The display will flash "AM 12:00".
2
Set the ALARM TIME/CLOCK SET to
CLOCK.
3
Press FAST+ or – to adjust the time.
When you press FAST+, the time is raised rapidly.
When you press FAST–, the time is lowered
rapidly.
When you press +, the time is raised in one-minute
steps.
4
Set the ALARM TIME/CLOCK SET to
HOLD.
Make sure that the ALARM TIME/CLOCK SET is
set to HOLD. When it is set to HOLD, you cannot
see the red label underneath. Otherwise, the
displayed time might be changed if FAST+ or –
happens to be pressed.
To display minute and second, press SNOOZE.
Example: When the current time is 7:15:10, the display
will become:
7 : 1 5 , 5 : 1 0
Lower of minute digit
The display returns to the current time when you release
SNOOZE.
To adjust the time exactly to the second, press + briefly
with the time signal.

Operating the Radio

1
Press RADIO ON to turn on the radio.
2
Adjust volume using VOL.
3
Select the BAND.
ALARM VOL
4
Tune into a station using TUNE.
LOW
HIGH
To turn off the radio
Press ALARM RESET•RADIO OFF.
Improving the
RADIO
Reception
ALARM
FM: Extend the FM wire antenna fully to improve FM
BUZZER
reception.
AM: Rotate the unit horizontally for optimum
reception. A ferrite bar antenna is built into the
unit.
Setting the Alarm
This radio is equipped with 3 alarm modes – RADIO,
BUZZER and RADIO+BUZZER. Before setting the
alarm, make sure to set the clock (see "Setting the
Clock").
To set the radio alarm, first tune in to a station and adjust
the volume.
1
Set the ALARM TIME/CLOCK SET to
RADIO or BUZZER.
2
Press FAST+ or – to select the desired time.
When you press FAST+, the time is raised rapidly.
When you press FAST–, the time is lowered
rapidly.
When you press +, the time is raised in one-minute
steps.
3
Set the ALARM TIME/CLOCK SET to
HOLD.
Make sure that the ALARM TIME/CLOCK SET is
set to HOLD after setting the clock. When it is set to
HOLD, you cannot see the red label underneath.
4
Set the ALARM MODE to RADIO,
BUZZER or RADIO+BUZZER.
The ALARM RADIO or ALARM BUZZER
indicator lights up. When you set both alarm times,
both ALARM RADIO and ALARM BUZZER
indicators light up.
The alarm will come on at the preset time and will
automatically turn itself off after about 59 minutes.
If the same alarm time is set for both RADIO and
BUZZER, RADIO will take priority.
To check the alarm setting
Set the ALARM TIME/CLOCK SET to RADIO or
BUZZER.
To Doze for a Few More Minutes
Press SNOOZE.
The radio or buzzer turns off but will automatically
come on again after about 6 minutes. You can repeat this
process as many times as you like.
To Stop the Alarm
Press ALARM RESET•RADIO OFF to turn off the
alarm.
The alarm will come on again at the same time the next
day.
To Deactive the Alarm
Set the ALARM MODE to OFF.
ALARM RADIO, ALARM BUZZER or both
indicators will be turned off.
To Adjust the Alarm Level
(ALARM VOL)
Select the volume of the alarm by setting ALARM VOL
to HIGH or LOW.
Note
If you select the RADIO+BUZZER mode, set the
BUZZER alarm time earlier than the RADIO alarm
time, and then use the SNOOZE to turn off the buzzer,
the radio will not come on even if the RADIO alarm
time comes during the snooze period; only the buzzer
will come back on after the snooze period is over.
Setting the Sleep
Timer
Enjoy falling asleep to the radio using the built-in sleep
timer.
Press SLEEP.
The radio turns on. You can set the sleep timer to
durations up to 59 minutes. When you keep pressing
SLEEP, the time is lowered in one-minute steps.
When you press FAST+ or – while holding down
Second digits
SLEEP, the time is changed rapidly. When you press +
while holding down SLEEP, the time is raised in one-
minute steps.
The radio will play for the time you set, then turn off.
To turn off the radio before the preset time
Press ALARM RESET•RADIO OFF.
Precautions
• Operate the unit on the power source specified in

"Specifications".

• The nameplate indicating operating voltage, etc. is
located at the bottom of the unit.
• To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it out
by the plug, not the cord.
• 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.
• 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, a
blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) which 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 further.
• To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with a
mild detergent solution.
• Do not connect the antenna lead to an external
antenna.
Battery Warning
When the unit will be left unplugged for a long time,
remove the battery to avoid undue battery discharge and
damage to the unit from battery leakage.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your
unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.

Specifications

Time display
12-hour system
Frequency range
FM: 87.5-108 MHz
AM: 530-1 710 kHz
Speaker
inches) dia. 8 Ω
Approx. 6.6 cm ( 2
5
/
8
Power output
120 mW (at 10 % harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
220 V AC, 60 Hz
For power backup: 9 V DC, one 6F22 battery
Battery life
Approx. 20 hours (for clock backup) using Sony 006P
(6F22) battery
Dimensions
Approx. 198.7 × 101.5 × 109.7 mm (w/h/d)
× 4 × 4
7
3
(7
/
/
inches) not incl. projecting parts and
8
8
controls
Mass
Approx. 640 g (1 lb 6.58 oz) not incl. battery
Design and specifications are subject to change without
notice.
Lead-free solder is used for soldering.
Halogenated flame retardants are not
used in printed wiring boards.

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