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Sony DREAM MACHINE ICF-C705 Operating Instructions

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Operating Instructions
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
No Power No problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
©2008 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.
Important Safety Instructions
For customers who purchased this product in the
1) Read these instructions.
Please register this product on line at
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
Proper registration will enable us to send you
4) Follow all instructions.
periodic mailings about new products, services, and
other important announcements. Registering your
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
product will also allow us to contact you in the
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
unlikely event that the product needs adjustment or
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
modification. Thank you.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
not expose this apparatus to rain or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two
blades with one wider than the other. A grounding
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of
type plug has two blades and a third grounding
the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc.
prong. The wide blade or the third prong are
And do not place lighted candles on the apparatus.
provided for your safety. If the provided plug does
The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases,
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
shall be placed on the apparatus.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from the
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC outlet.
Should you notice an abnormality in the unit, disconnect
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
the main plug from the AC outlet immediately.
specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when
You are cautioned that any changes or
moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid
modifications not expressly approved in this manual
injury from tip-over.
could void your authority to operate this equipment.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
the presence of uninsulated "dangerous
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
voltage" within the product's enclosure that
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
a risk of electric shock to persons.
have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
This symbol is intended to alert the user to
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
the presence of important operating and
normally, or has been dropped.
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
For the state of california, USA only
Class II equipment symbol
Perchlorate Material Ðspecial handling may apply, See
This symbol indicates that the unit has a
double insulation system.
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
 Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
 Replace the battery for the clock backup with a Sony
provide reasonable protection against harmful
CR2032 lithium battery. Use of another battery may
interference in a residential installation. This equipment
present a risk of fire or explosion.
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy
 Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge,
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
disassemble or dispose of in fire.
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
 Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
communications. However, there is no guarantee that
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
like for a long time.
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away from
or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
— Increase the separation between the equipment
and receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
 Dual alarm FM/AM PLL(phase locked loop)
Time display
synthesized clock radio.
12-hour System
 15 station presets (10 FM / 5 AM).
 Various types of alarms - radio, buzzer(2) and
Frequency range
Channel step
 Built-in audio cable for connecting optional
components such as a digital music player, etc.
87.5 – 108 MHz
0.1 MHz
 Automatic time set - preinstalled current time.
530 – 1 710 kHz
10 kHz
 Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer Time
 DST button to switch automatic/manual adjustment
Approx. 6.6 cm (2
inches) dia., 8
for Daylight Saving Time.
 Nap timer (Count down timer).
Power output
 100 year calendar and DATE button to display month,
700 mW (at 10% harmonic distortion)
day and year.
 Triple time display : main display for clock, and two
sub-displays for alarms.
Built-in audio cable with stereo-mini plug:
 Brightness control (High/Middle/Low).
minimum input level 245 mV, impedance 47 k
 No power No Problem alarm system.
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
Approx. 192.5
88.5 mm (w/h/d)
Should any problem occur with the unit, make the
inches) incl. projecting parts and
following simple checks to determine whether or not
servicing is required.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Approx. 633 g (1 lb 6.3 oz) incl. CR2032 battery
The clock flashes "AM 12:00" due to a power
Design and specifications are subject to change without
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove the old
battery and install a new one.
The radio, buzzer and melody alarm does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
 Has the desired radio, buzzer and melody alarm been
activated? (i.e., Does the ALARM A (or B) display light
The radio alarm is activated but no sound comes on
at the preset alarm time.
 Has VOLUME been adjusted?
 Operate the unit on the power source specified in
 The nameplate and important information concerning
safety are located on the bottom exterior.
 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.
 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 further.
 To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with a
mild detergent solution.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.



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  • Page 1: Clock Radio

    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 NAP timer buzzer sounds may become extremely small, and the display may become weak. In this case, replace the battery. Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium battery. AC power cord Use of another battery may present a risk of fire or explosion.

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