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Sony CDX-4000X Operating Instructions (primary manual) Operating Instructions Manual

Car audio: fm/am compact disc player
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Operating Instructions

Owner's Record
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom of the unit.
Record these numbers in the space provided below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this
Model No.
Serial No.
For installation and connections, see the supplied installation/connections manual.
© 2000 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom of the unit. Record these numbers in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. Serial No.
  • Page 2 CAUTION The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. Welcome ! Thank you for purchasing the Sony Compact Disc Player. This unit lets you enjoy a variety of features using the following controller accessory: Optional accessory...
  • Page 3: Notes On Cds

    R disc to be played on the audio CD player). • You cannot play CD-RWs (rewritable CDs) on this player. When you play 8 cm (3 in.) CDs Use the optional Sony compact disc single adaptor (CSA-8) to protect the CD player from damage.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Location of controls ... 5 Getting Started Resetting the unit ... 6 Detaching the front panel ... 6 Turning the unit on/off ... 7 How to use the menu ... 7 Setting the clock ... 7 CD Player Listening to a CD ...
  • Page 5: Location Of Controls

    Location of controls MENU SOURCE SOUND Refer to the pages listed for details. 1 Volume control dial 2 MENU button 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16 3 Z (eject) button (located on the front side of the unit behind the front panel) 4 DISC/PRST +/–...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting Started Resetting the unit Before operating the unit for the first time or after replacing the car battery, you must reset the unit. Remove the front pannel and press the reset button with a pointed object, such as a ball- point pen.
  • Page 7: Turning The Unit On/Off

    Turning the unit on/off Turning on the unit Press (SOURCE) or insert a CD in the unit. For details on operation, refer to page 8 (CD player) and page 10 (radio). Turning off the unit Press (OFF) to stop CD/MD playback or FM/ AM reception (the key illumination and display remain on).
  • Page 8: Cd Player

    CD Player Listening to a CD Press (OPEN) and insert the CD. Labeled side up Close the front panel. Playback starts automatically. If a CD is already inserted, press (SOURCE) repeatedly until “CD” appears to start playback. CD indication Track number Elapsed playing time When the last track on the CD is over...
  • Page 9: Automatic Music Sensor

    Automatically scrolling a disc name — Auto Scroll If the disc name, artist name, or track name on a CD TEXT disc exceeds eight characters and the Auto Scroll function is on, information automatically scrolls across the display as follows: •...
  • Page 10: Playing A Cd In Various Modes

    Playing a CD in various modes You can play CDs in various modes: •REP (Repeat Play) repeats the current track. •SHUF (Shuffle Play) plays all the tracks in random order. Playing tracks repeatedly — Repeat Play During playback, press (1) (REP). DSPL MODE -SEEK/AMS...
  • Page 11: Memorizing Only The Desired Stations

    Memorizing only the desired stations You can preset up to 18 FM stations (6 each for FM1, FM2, and FM3), up to 12 AM stations (6 each for AM1 and AM2) in the order of your choice. Press (SOURCE) repeatedly to select the tuner.
  • Page 12: Storing The Station Names

    If FM stereo reception is poor — Monaural Mode During radio reception, press (MENU), then press either side of (PRST) repeatedly until “MONO-OFF” appears. Press the (+) side of (SEEK/AMS) until “MONO-ON“ appears. The sound improves, but becomes monaural (“ST” disappears). Press (ENTER).
  • Page 13: Other Functions

    To return to the normal radio reception, press (ENTER). To erase or correct a name, enter “_” (under-bar) for each character. Displaying the station name Press (DSPL) during radio reception. Each time you press (DSPL), the item changes as follows: Station name* y Frequency * If the station name of a station is not stored, “NO NAME”...
  • Page 14: Using The Rotary Commander

    Using the rotary commander The rotary commander works by pressing buttons and/or rotating controls. By pressing buttons (the SOURCE and MODE buttons) (SOURCE) Each time you press (SOURCE), the source changes as follows: Tuner t CD Pressing (MODE) changes the operation in the following ways: Tuner: FM1 t FM2 t FM3 t AM1 t AM2 By rotating the control...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Sound Characteristics

    Changing the operative direction The operative direction of controls is factory- set as shown below. To increase To decrease If you need to mount the rotary commander on the right hand side of the steering column, you can reverse the operative direction. Press (SOUND) for two seconds while pushing the VOL control.
  • Page 16: Changing The Sound And Display Settings

    Changing the sound and display settings The following items can be set: SET (setting) •CLOCK (page 8) •BEEP — to turn the beeps on or off. •RM (Rotary Commander) — to change the operative direction of the controls of the rotary commander.
  • Page 17: Additional Information

    If the fuse blows again after replacement, there may be an internal malfunction. In such a case, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Fuse (10 A) Warning Never use a fuse with an amperage rating exceeding the one supplied with the unit as this could damage the unit.
  • Page 18: Dismounting The Unit

    Dismounting the unit Press the clip inside the front cover with a thin screwdriver, and gently pry the front cover free. Repeat step 1 on the left side. The front cover is removed. Use a thin screwdriver to push in the clip on the left side of the unit, then pull out the left side of the unit until the catch clears the mounting.
  • Page 19: Specifications

    Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION 19 watts per channel minimum continuous average power into 4 ohms, 4 channels driven from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 1% total harmonic distortion. Other specifications CD player section System Compact disc digital audio...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide The following checklist will help you remedy the problems you may encounter with your unit. Before going through the checklist below, check the connection and operating procedures. General Problem No sound. The contents of the memory have been erased. Indications do not appear in the display.
  • Page 21 Preset tuning is not possible. Automatic tuning is not possible. The “ST” indication flashes. If the above-mentioned solutions do not help improve the situation, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Cause/Solution •Memorise the correct frequency. •The broadcast signal is too weak.
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