Download Print this page

Sony DREAM MACHINE ICF-C1IP Operating Instructions

Am/fm clock radio
Hide thumbs


FM/AM Clock Radio
Operating Instructions
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
No Power No problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
© 2007 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset
to EST/EDT (Eastern Standard Time/Daylight Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
Owner's Record
Important Safety Instructions
1) Read these instructions.
The model number and the serial number are located
2) Keep these instructions.
on the rear exterior.
3) Heed all warnings.
Record the serial number in the space provided below.
Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony
4) Follow all instructions.
dealer regarding this product.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
Model No. ICF-C1iP
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Serial No.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
For customers who purchased this product in the
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
Please register this product on line at
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized
Proper registration will enable us to send you
or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two
periodic mailings about new products, services,
blades with one wider than the other. A grounding
and other important announcements. Registering
type plug has two blades and a third grounding
your product will also allow us to contact you in
prong. The wide blade or the third prong are
provided for your safety. If the provided plug does
the unlikely event that the product needs
adjustment or modification. Thank you.
not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified
table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with
personnel only.
the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation
when moving the cart/apparatus combination to
of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths,
avoid injury from tip-over.
curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the
The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
when unused for long periods of time.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the unit,
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord
disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or
objects have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture,
You are cautioned that any changes or
does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
modifications not expressly approved in this manual
could void your authority to operate this equipment.
For the state of california, USA only
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, See
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
• 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
the display.
This symbol is intended to alert the
• Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer time
user to the presence of uninsulated
"dangerous voltage" within the
• CLOCK button to display month, day and year.
product's enclosure that may be of
• Brightness control (High/Middle/Low).
sufficient magnitude to constitute a
• No Power No Problem alarm system to keep the
risk of electric shock to persons.
clock and the alarm operating during a power
This symbol is intended to alert the
interruption with a CR2032 battery installed.
user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the appliance.
Should any problem occur with the unit, make the
following simple checks to determine whether or not
servicing is required.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
The clock displays "AM 12:00" due to a
provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This
power interruption.
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
• The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove the
old battery and install a new one.
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
When daylight saving time begins, the clock
interference to radio communications. However, there
does not employ the daylight saving time
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
• Make sure the clock is set correctly.
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
• Press and hold CLOCK and TIME ZONE/ALARM
which can be determined by turning the equipment off
DISPLAY simultaneously for at least two seconds
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
to employ the DST function.
interference by one or more of the following
The alarm does not sound at the preset alarm
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
— Increase the separation between the equipment
• Has the desired alarm been activated? (i.e., Does the
and receiver.
ALARM A (or B) indicator light up?)
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver
The radio or iPod alarm is activated but no
is connected.
sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
• Has VOLUME been adjusted?
technician for help.
There is no sound from the iPod.
• Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
• Adjust the VOLUME.
• Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent
• Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
• Replace the battery for the clock backup with a
The iPod cannot be charged.
Sony CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery for the
• Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
remote commander with a Sony CR2025 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may present a risk of
fire or explosion.
• Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge,
disassemble or dispose of in fire.
• Do not expose the battery to excessive heat such as
direct sunlight, fire or the like.
• Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away from
Connecting the
• Operate the unit on the power sources specified in
"Specifications" .
• To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it
To connect the AM loop
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
The shape and the length of the antenna is designed to
outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up the
• Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
source, such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place
Remove only the loop part from the plastic
subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
mechanical vibration, or shock.
• Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal
Set up the AM loop antenna.
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 qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
• To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with
a mild detergent solution.
Connect the cords to the AM antenna
The cords (A and B) can be connected to either
• Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good
• Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
Insert the cord while
installing the battery.
pushing down the
• Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
terminal clamp.
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Only insert up
to here.
Time display
12-hour System
Frequency range
Make sure the AM loop antenna is
connected firmly by pulling softly.
87.5 – 108 MHz
530 – 1 710 kHz
Adjusting the AM loop antenna
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
Approx. 5.1 cm (2 inches) dia., 12 Ω
• Do not place the AM loop antenna near the unit or
Power output
other AV equipment, as noise may result.
3 W + 3 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
• If you use an external polarized AM antenna, be
Power requirements
sure to connect the ground cord to the U terminal.
120 V AC, 60 Hz
The supplied AM antenna cord has no polarity.
For clock backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery
Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for best
Approx. 300 × 130 × 139 mm (w/h/d)
AM broadcast sound.
× 5
× 5
inches) incl. projecting parts
and controls
Approx. 1.86 kg (4 lb 1.61 oz) incl. CR2032
Supplied accessories
Remote commander (1)
Audio connecting cable (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.



  Related Manuals for Sony DREAM MACHINE ICF-C1IP

  Summary of Contents for Sony DREAM MACHINE ICF-C1IP

  • Page 1 • Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away from children. This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset to EST/EDT (Eastern Standard Time/Daylight Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
  • Page 2: Backup Battery

    Central Standard/Daylight Time connector. • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that Mountain Standard/Daylight Time The charging status appears in the iPod display. For data recorded to iPod is lost or damaged when using details, see the user's guide of your iPod.

This manual is also suitable for:

Icf-c1ipblkIcf-c1ipblackC1ip - icf clock radioIcf-c1ipwhite - clock radio with ipod dockIcf-c1ipmk2