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FM/AM Kitchen CD
Clock Radio
ICF-CD533
FM/MW/LW Kitchen CD
Clock Radio
ICF-CD533L
Operating Instructions
Mode d'emploi
Sony Corporation
2000
Printed in Thailand
AC power cord
OPEN/
CLOSE
6
RADIO
FM RADIO CD
TIMER
SHUFFLE
REP 1ALL
MW
TRACK
AM
LW
BAND
CLOCK
PM
PRESET TIMER / TUNING
SELECT/
TIMER
1
2
3
4
SET/ON/OFF
A
Spacer
a
b
Template
c
Mounting screw
English
3-049-012-21 (1)
Owner's Record
The model number and the serial number are
located on the top.
Record the serial number in the space provided
below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call
upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No.
Serial No.
WARNING
To prevent fire or shock
hazard, do not expose
the unit to rain or
moisture.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of uninsulated
"dangerous voltage" within the
product's enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk
of electric shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of important operating
and maintenance (servicing) instruc-
tions in the literature accompanying the
appliance.
The graphical symbols are on the top
enclosure.
For Customers in the U.S.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate
this equipment.
INFORMATION
Cord clamp
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference
will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio 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 connected.
—Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/
TV technician for help.
CAUTION
The use of optical instruments with this
product will increase eye hazard.
For Customers in Europe
VOL
MEGA BASS
MIN
MAX
MIN
MAX
This Compact Disc player is
Cord hooks
classified as a CLASS 1
LASER product.
The CLASS 1 LASER
PRODUCT label is located on
the bottom exterior.
For Customers in Canada
CAUTION:
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH
WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT,
FULLY INSERT.
CD
^
PLAY
OFF
MODE
PRESET
TIMER ADJ/TUNE
5
--
+
=
+
TIME ADJ
L(Low)
Dot
Various Ways of

Before You Begin

Playback
Thank you for choosing the Sony CD clock radio!
You can play tracks repeatedly or in random
The CD clock radio will give you many hours of
order.
reliable service and listening pleasure.
Before operating the CD clock radio, please read
1
Press PLAY MODE during play.
these instructions thoroughly and retain them for
Each press changes the play mode as
future reference.
follows:
These instructions cover these models:
ICF-CD533 and ICF-CD533L.
none (normal play)
Their differences are shown below.
All the tracks are played once.
Model Number
ICF-CD533
ICF-CD533L
Band
FM/AM
FM/MW/LW
"REP 1" (single repeat)
A single track is played repeatedly.
Features
"REP" (all repeat)
All the tracks are played repeatedly.
• Built-in CD Player with Shuffle/Repeat
function.
"SHUFFLE REP" (shuffle repeat)
• 24 hour Count Down Timer with 5 timer
All the tracks are played repeatedly
presets.
in random order.
• A powerful bass is produced with the MEGA
BASS sound system.
• 3 Speaker System.
"SHUFFLE" (shuffle play)
• PLL (Phase Locked Loop) Synthesized Tuner
All the tracks are played once
with 5 random memory presets which is a
in random order.
easy one button station setting.
Installing the Unit

Operating the Radio

Under a Cabinet
(See
Fig. A)
Manual Tuning
1
Press RADIO to turn on the radio.
The unit can be installed without the spacer.
2
Select FM, AM(MW) or LW (ICF-
1
Mark the position of the 4 holes by
CD533L only) by pressing BAND.
using the supplied template. Use a drill
Each press of BAND changes the band.
1
to make the holes (size 6.5 mm dia.,
/
3
4
Tune in a station by pressing TIMER
inch). (See Fig. A-a)
ADJ/TUNE + or – .
2
When the cabinet door overhangs the
The FM channel step is set to 0.1 MHz and
the AM channel step is set to 10 kHz for the
shelf and obstructs the unit, you can
model for North and South America. The FM
adjust the unit/shelf height.
channel step is set to 0.05 MHz and the
First set the L mark to the dot which
AM(MW) channel step is set to 9 kHz for the
becomes the lowest position, then you
model for other countries. (The FM frequency
indication changes every 0.1 MHz.)
can adjust the height in 4 steps (H••L)
The LW channel step is set to 9 kHz. Beeps
by turning the spacer counterclockwise.
sound at the band edge. After 5 seconds, the
(See Fig. A-b)
indication becomes the current time but the
3
Install the unit with the supplied
"RADIO" indication remains.
mounting screws. (See Fig. A-c)
4
Adjust volume using VOL.
Caution
• To turn off the radio, press RADIO/CD OFF.
• To improve radio reception
• Since the unit is very heavy, be careful when
FM: Extend the AC power cord fully to
installing the unit.
improve FM reception.
• To reduce the risk of fire, do not place any
AM(MW)/LW: When installing the unit, rotate
heating or cooking appliance beneath this
the unit horizontally for optimum
unit.
reception and then install the unit.
• Install the unit so that its AC power cord can
A ferrite bar antenna is built into the
be connected directly to a wall outlet. Do not
unit.
use a converter or extension cord.
• To check the station you are listening to,
• Be sure that the AC power cord has no slack
press RADIO lightly. The band and frequency
when using the unit, since the cord acts as an
will appear for about 5 seconds.
FM wire antenna. If the AC power cord has
some slack, wind it up to the cord hook until
Preset Tuning
the cord has no slack.
• The unit has a built-in ferrite bar antenna for
You can preset up to five FM/AM(MW)/LW
AM radio reception. Check the condition of
stations in random.
AM reception before fixing in position.
• Install the unit as far as possible from a source
Example: To set AM 1260 kHz in memory
of noise. (for example, refrigerator, microwave
presets button 1.
oven, fluorescent lamp, etc.)
1
Tune in the AM 1260 kHz (See "Manual
Tuning").

Setting the Clock

2
Hold down the desired preset button
until the beeps sound.
1
Plug in the unit
.
The display will flash "AM 12:00" or "0:00".
2
While holding down CLOCK, press
AM
TIME ADJ + or – until the correct time
appears in the display.
The frequency will appear for about
When you release CLOCK, the clock begins to
5 seconds and then return to the current time.
operate and ":" flashes.
• The clock system varies depending on the
• To change the preset station, preset a new
model you own.
station in the number of which you want to
12-hour system: "AM 12:00" = midnight, "PM
change the station. The previous station is
12:00" = noon.
canceled.
24-hour system: "0:00" = midnight, "12:00" =
noon.
Tuning in a Preset Station
• To set the current time rapidly, keep pressing
1
Press RADIO.
the + or – button while holding down CLOCK.
2
• To set the current time from zero seconds, at
Press a preset number button of the
step 2, release CLOCK with the time signal.
station you want to tune in.
3
Adjust volume using VOL.

Playing a Disc

Setting the Count
An 8 cm (3-inch) CD can be played without an
adaptor.
Down Timer
1
Press 6 OPEN/CLOSE and place a CD
on the disc tray.
Use the timer as a reminder. The beep sounds for
60 minutes when the preset time has passed.
The beep sounds when the radio is on or off.
The timer can be set at 1 minute intervals
between 0:01–24:00.
1
Press TIMER•SET/ON/OFF.
"TIMER" will appear in the display.
2
Press CD ^.
The disc tray closes and the player plays all
the tracks once.
3
Adjust volume using VOL.
2
While "TIMER" is in the display, press
TIMER ADJ/TUNE + or –.
To
Press
When the desired time appears in the
Pause
CD ^
display, release TIMER ADJ/TUNE + or
Resume play after
CD ^ again
– and press TIMER•SET/ON/OFF. The
pause
beep sounds twice, and the timer is set.
Locate the beginning
=**
of the current
track (AMS*)
Locate the next
+**
track (AMS)
Go back at high speed
Hold down =**
When the time has elapsed, the buzzer
Go ahead at high
Hold down +**
will sound and the display flashes.
speed
Locate the previous
= repeatedly**
track (AMS)
Locate the succeeding
+ repeatedly**
track (AMS)
RADIO/CD OFF
Stop play
*AMS = Automatic Music Sensor
• While the timer is set, the display shows the
**These operations are possible during both play
remaining time. To display the current time,
and pause.
press CLOCK.
• To stop the beep in the middle of beeping,
•To handle compact discs
press TIMER•SET/ON/OFF.
• To cancel the timer setting time, before the
This way
time elapses, hold down TIMER•SET/ON/OFF
until "TIMER" disappears.
Handle the disc
The timer setting time is canceled and the
by its edge.
current time appears in the display.
Preset Timer
Not this way
You can preset up to five different count down
timers.
Do not touch the
surface.
1
Set the timer (See "Setting the Count
Down Timer").
2
Hold down the desired preset button
Do not stick paper or
until the beeps sound.
tape nor write
anything on the
surface.
Operating the Preset
Note
Timer
• When you press CD ^, if there is no disc in
1
the CD compartment, the "00" indication
Press TIMER•SET/ON/OFF.
flashes for about 5 seconds and the unit will
2
Press the desired preset button.
be turned off.
3
Press TIMER•SET/ON/OFF again.
Useful Functions
To Obtain Powerful Bass
Turn MEGA BASS to adjust the bass volume.
The "MEGA BASS" system produces a powerful
bass sound.
Precautions
?
• Operate the unit on the power sources
.
specified in "Specifications."
• The nameplate indicating voltage, etc. is
located at the top.
• Disconnect the mains lead by grasping the
.
plug. Never pull it by the cord.
• 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 liquid or solid object fall into the
unit, unplug (or remove batteries from) the
unit and have it checked by a qualified
personnel before operating it further.
• When the casing becomes soiled, clean it with
a soft cloth dampened with a mild detergent
solution. Never use abrasive cleansers or
chemical solvents, as they may mar the casing.
• 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.
For detailed safety precautions, see the
"IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS" leaflet.
(for U.S.A. only)
If you have any question, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Troubleshooting
Should any problem occur with the unit, make
the following checks to determine whether or not
servicing is required. If the problem persists,
consult the nearest Sony dealer.
The CD player does not operate.
• Did you close the CD tray?
• Did you place a disc correctly?
The disc should be placed with the labelled
surface up.
• Dusty or defective disc—Clean the disc with
an optional cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from
the center out.
• Take out the CD and leave the CD tray open
for about an hour to dry moisture
condensation.
Skipping of sound in CD operation
• Dusty or defective disc—Clean or replace the
disc.
• Reduce the volume.
• Strong vibration

Specifications

CD player section
System: Compact disc digital audio system
Laser diode properties: Material: GaAlAs
Wavelength: 780 nm
Emission duration: Continuous
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW
(This output is the value measured at a
distance of about 200 mm from the objective
lens surface on the optical pick-up block with
7mm aperture.)
Frequency response: 20-20,000 Hz
Wow and flutter: Below measurable limit
Radio section
Frequency range:
Model for North America
FM: 87.5-108 MHz
AM: 530-1,710 kHz
Model for other countries
FM: 87.5-108 MHz
AM(MW): 531-1,602 kHz
LW: 153-279 kHz (ICF-CD533L only)
Channel step:
Model for North and South America
FM: 0.1 MHz (fixed)
AM: 10 kHz (fixed)
Model for other countries
FM: 0.05* MHz (fixed)
AM(MW); 9 kHz (fixed)
LW: 9 kHz (fixed) (ICF-CD533L only)
* The frequency display is raised or lowered
by steps of 0.1 MHz.
(Example: Frequency 88.05 MHz is
displayed as "88.0 MHz".)
General
Time display:
Model for North America and UK: 12-hour
system
Model for other countries: 24-hour system
Speaker:
Front Speakers: 6.6 cm (2
ohms
Woofer:
cm (3
5
/
inches) 4 ohms
8
TIMER
Power outputs:
Front Speakers: 1.5W + 1.5W
(at 10% harmonic distortion)
Woofer: 4.5 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements:
North American model: 120 V AC, 60 Hz
Other models: 220-230 V AC, 50 Hz
Power consumption:
Model for U.S.A.: 20W
Model for other countries: 22W
Dimensions: Approx. 355.5
(w/h/d)
(Approx. 14 4
1
/
12
2
projecting parts and controls
TIMER
Mass: Approx. 3.4 kg (7lb 8oz) not incl. parts
Supplied accessory: Mounting screws (4),
Template (1), Spacers (4), Cord clamp (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.
TIMER
+1
dB
–1.5
5
/
inches)
2, 8
8
112.5
308 mm
1
/
inches) incl.
4

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