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Sony ICF-CS10IP Operating Instructions

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Clock Radio
Operating Instructions
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
No Power No Problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
©2009 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 (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
Owner's Record
Important Safety
The model number and the serial number are located on the
1) Read these instructions.
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer
to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding
2) Keep these instructions.
this product.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
Model No. ICF-CS10iP
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
Serial No. ________________________________
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
For customers who purchased this product in the
Please register this product on line at
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
Proper registration will enable us to send you
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
periodic mailings about new products, services,
and other important announcements. Registering
your product will also allow us to contact you
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
in the unlikely event that the product needs
polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
adjustment or modification. Thank you.
plug has two blades with one wider than the
other. A grounding type plug has two blades
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your safety.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
If the provided plug does not fit into your
not expose this apparatus to rain or
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement
of the obsolete outlet.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
receptacles, and the point where they exit
candles on the apparatus.
from the apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
the manufacturer.
and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
as vases, on the apparatus.
or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
caution when moving the cart/apparatus
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
or when unused for long periods of time.
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug
personnel. Servicing is required when the
from the AC outlet immediately.
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the
liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned
into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
The nameplate and important information
For the state of california, USA only
concerning safety are located on the bottom
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, see
You are cautioned that any changes or
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
 Play the unit on the power source specified in
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
"Specifications. "
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding
This equipment has been tested and found to
or spring-wound watches away from the unit to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
prevent possible damage from the magnet.
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
 Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
are designed to provide reasonable protection
source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a
against harmful interference in a residential
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
installation. This equipment generates, uses and
mechanical vibration, or shock.
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal
installed and used in accordance with the
heat build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
(a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near materials (a
radio communications. However, there is no
curtain) which might block the ventilation holes.
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
particular installation. If this equipment does
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
cause harmful interference to radio or television
personnel before operating it any further.
reception, which can be determined by turning
 To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
with a mild detergent solution.
to try to correct the interference by one or more
 Never touch the wire of the external FM
of the following measures:
antenna during a thunderstorm. Furthermore,
— Reorient or relocate the receiving
immediately disconnect the AC power cord
— Increase the separation between the equipment
from the radio.
and receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
good contact.
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
technician for help.
installing the battery.
 Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
 Replace the battery for the clock backup with a
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
Sony CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery
If you have any questions or problems concerning
for the remote commander with a Sony CR2025
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
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.
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away
 Clock Radio with iPod/iPhone 3G compatible
from children.
 Wake or Sleep to iPod/Radio/Buzzer
 Easy to set A-B alarm
 2-5-7day alarm
 LCD Brightness control
 MEGA Xpand
 Wireless Remote Commander
Compatible iPod
Compatible iPod models are as follows. Update
your iPod to use the latest software before you use
With 6 ohm loads both channels driven, from
150 -10,000 Hz; rated 3 watts per channel
minimum RMS power, with no more than 10 %
total harmonic distortion.
Time display
12-hour system
iPod section
DC out: 5V
iPod nano
MAX: 500mA
4th generation
iPod touch
iPhone 3G
Radio section
2nd generation
Frequency range
87.5 – 108 MHz
530 – 1 710 kHz 10 kHz
iPod nano 3rd
generation (video)
iPod classic
iPod touch
Approx. 5.7 cm (2
inches) dia. 6 Ω
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
Power output
3.5 W + 3.5 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
iPod nano 2nd
iPod 5th
Power requirements
generation (video)
120 V AC, 60 Hz
For clock back up: 3V DC, CR2032 battery (1)
Approx. 290.5 × 152.0 × 139.5 mm (w/h/d)
× 5
× 5
inches) including projecting
parts and controls
iPod nano 1st
iPod 4th
iPod 4th generation
Approx. 1.94 kg (4 lb 4 oz) including power
(color display)
supply unit
Supplied accessories
Remote commander (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Audio connecting cable (1)
Universal dock adapter for iPhone (1)
iPod mini
Universal dock adapter for iPhone 3G (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change
 In these Operating Instructions, "iPod" is used
without notice.
as a general reference to iPod functions on an
iPod or iPhone, unless otherwise specified by
the text or illustrations.
Connecting the
 The connector of the unit is for sole use with an
iPod. If you use devices that do not match with
the connector, connect to the AUDIO IN
terminal of this unit with the supplied audio
To connect the AM loop
connecting cable.
 Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event
that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged
The shape and the length of the antenna is
when using an iPod connected to this unit.
designed to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle
or roll up the antenna.
Remove only the loop part from the
plastic stand.
Should any problem persist after you have made
Set up the AM loop antenna.
the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
The clock flashes "AM 12:00" due to a power
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove
the old battery and install a new one.
The radio, iPod or buzzer alarm does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
 Check that alarm "A" or alarm "B" is properly
Insert the AM antenna terminal into the
AM ANTENNA jack on the rear of the
The radio or iPod alarm is activated but no
sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
 Check the alarm volume setting.
There is no sound from the iPod.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Adjust the VOLUME.
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
The iPod cannot be charged.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
When Daylight Saving Time (summer time)
begins, the clock does not employ the
To remove the AM loop
Daylight Saving Time automatically.
 Make sure the clock is set correctly.
 Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/DATE/
Pull the AM antenna terminal while pushing up
SLEEP OFF simultaneously for at least
the terminal clamp.
2 seconds to activate the Automatic DST
Adjusting the AM loop antenna
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
When you replace the battery, do not disconnect
the plug from the AC outlet. Otherwise, the
calendar, current time, alarm and station presets
 Do not place the AM loop antenna near the
will be initialized.
unit or other AV equipment, as noise may
Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for
best AM broadcast sound.
Preparing the remote
Before using the card remote commander for the
first time, remove the insulation film.
Channel step
0.1 MHz
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 a new one.
If the time in the display is
incorrect after the battery is
 Do not attempt to charge the battery.
changed (Reset)
 If you are not going to use the remote
commander for a long time, remove the battery
Press the reset button with a pointed device. The
to avoid any damage that may be caused by
reset button is in the small hole located in the
leakage and corrosion.
battery compartment (see Fig. ).
About the backup
To keep accurate time, this unit contains a
CR2032 battery as a backup power source.
The battery keeps the clock and the alarm
operating in the event of a power interruption.
Knowing when to replace the
When the battery becomes weak, "" appears in
the display.
If a power interruption occurs while the battery is
weak, the current time and alarm will be
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may cause a fire or
If "AM 12:00" flashes in the display when the unit
is connected to an AC outlet for the first time, the
battery may be weak. In this case, consult your
Sony dealer.
Replacing the battery
Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
outlet, remove the screw that secures the
battery compartment lid at the bottom of
the unit using a screwdriver, and open
the lid (see Fig. ).
Insert a new battery in the battery
compartment with the  side facing up
(see Fig. ).
Close the battery compartment lid and
secure it with the screw (see Fig. ).
Press iPod & iPhone , RADIO
SLEEP OFF to turn "
" off in the
Reset button



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  Summary of Contents for Sony ICF-CS10IP

  • 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 (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
  • Page 2: Settings

    AUDIO IN terminal of this unit with the supplied audio connecting cable.  Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded on an iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPod connected to this unit.

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