FM/AM Clock Radio
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
No Power No Problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
©2008 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
• Operate the unit on the power source specified in
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation
• To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it
of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths,
out by the plug, not the cord.
curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the
• The unit is not disconnected from the AC power
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall
The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as
• Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal
vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
heat build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface (a
rug, blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) that
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
might block the ventilation holes.
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
• Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
unplug the unit and have it checked by a qualified
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC
personnel before operating it any further.
outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the unit,
• To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with
disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
a mild detergent solution.
• Do not connect the aerial lead to the external aerial.
• To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
Notice for the customer in the countries
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
applying EU Directives
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation,
candles on the apparatus.
1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. The
Authorized Representative for EMC and product
NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger
• Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good
Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service
or guarantee matters please refer to the addresses
• Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
given in separate service or guarantee documents.
installing the battery.
• Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
• Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent
• 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.
This symbol on the product or on its packaging
• Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge,
indicates that this product shall not be treated as
disassemble or dispose of in fire.
household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the
• Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
applicable collection point for the recycling of
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
• Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away from
potential negative consequences for the environment
and human health, which could otherwise be caused
by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The
recycling of materials will help to conserve natural
resources. For more detailed information about
recycling of this product, please contact your local
Civic Office, your household waste disposal service
or the shop where you purchased the product.
There is a tactile dot on the VOLUME +, N/X and PRESET TUNING 3 button.
Disposal of waste batteries
(applicable in the
European Union and other
European countries with
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging
indicates that the battery provided with this product
shall not be treated as household waste.
By ensuring these batteries are disposed of correctly,
you will help prevent potentially negative conse-
quences for the environment and human health which
could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste
handling of the battery. 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 will be treated properly, hand over the
product at end-of-life to the applicable collection
point for the recycling of electrical and electronic
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.
Disposal of Old Electrical &
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your
(Applicable in the European
nearest Sony dealer.
Union and other European
countries with separate
• Dual alarm FM/AM Clock radio with iPod dock.
• Various type of alarms- iPod, radio and buzzer.
• Automatic time set — When you plug the clock in
for the first time, the current time will be shown in
• Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer time
• CLOCK button to display month, day and year.
• Brightness control (High/Middle/Low).
• No Power No Problem alarm system to keep the
clock and the alarm operating during a power
interruption with a CR2032 battery installed.
FM wire aerial
AC power cord
About the backup
To keep good time, as a backup power source, this
To connect the AM loop
unit has one CR2032 battery inside of the unit in
addition to the house current.
The battery keeps the clock and the alarm operating in
The shape and the length of the aerial is designed to
the event of a power interruption.
receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up the
Note that the backlight will not light up during a
Remove only the loop part from the plastic
Note for customers in the UK
The clock is preset at the factory, and its memory is
Set up the AM loop aerial.
powered by the preinstalled Sony CR2032 battery. If
the "AM 12:00" appears in the display when the unit
is connected to AC outlet for the first time, the battery
may be weak. In this case, consult a Sony dealer. The
preinstalled CR2032 battery is considered part of the
product, and is covered by the warranty.
You are required to show "Note for customers in the
UK" (in this instruction) to a Sony dealer in order to
Connect the cords to the AM aerial
validate the warranty for this product.
Knowing when to replace
The cords (A and B) can be connected to either
Insert the cord while
If the battery runs out during the interruption, the
pushing down the
current time and alarm functions will be initialized.
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may present a risk of
fire or explosion.
Only insert up
Replacing the backup
Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
outlet, remove the screw that secures the
battery compartment at the bottom of the
unit using a screwdriver, and remove the
Make sure the AM loop aerial is connected
battery compartment. (See Fig. A-1)
firmly by pulling softly.
Insert a new battery in the battery
compartment with the e side facing up.
Adjusting the AM loop aerial
To remove the battery from the battery
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
compartment, push it out from the side marked
PUSH. (See Fig. A-2)
• Do not place the AM loop aerial near the unit or
other AV equipment, as noise may result.
• If you use an external polarized AM aerial, be sure
to connect the ground cord to the U terminal. The
supplied AM aerial cord has no polarity.
Adjust the direction of the AM loop aerial for best
AM broadcast sound.
There is a tactile dot on the VOL +,
N/X, M and PRESET + button.
Insert the battery compartment back into the
unit and secure it with the screw.
(See Fig. A-3)
When you replace the battery, keep the AC plug
connected to a wall outlet. Otherwise, current time
and alarms will be initialized if the replacement is not
completed within around one minute.
If the time in the display is
incorrect after the battery
is changed (RESET)
Push the Reset switch with the pointed device. The
Reset switch is in the small hole located in the battery
• You cannot reset unless the lithium battery is
• Set the clock again after the unit is reset.
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.
Before using the card remote commander for the first
time, remove the insulation film. (See Fig. B-1)
When to replace the battery
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should last for
about six months. When the remote commander no
longer operates the unit, replace the battery with new
ones. (See Fig. B-2)
• Do not charge the battery.
• When you are not going to use the remote
commander for a long time, remove the battery to
avoid any damage caused by leakage and corrosion.