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Sony Dream Machine ICF-CL70 Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 4-154-584-11(2) FM/AM Clock Radio Operating Instructions ICF-CL75iP/ICF-CL70 ©2009 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 – Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. WARNING • Replace the battery for the clock backup with a Sony CR2032 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.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near water. 6) Clean only with dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 4 About this Operating Instructions • The example illustrations and images are of the ICF-CL75iP, therefore may appear different from illustrations, images and screen indicators that actually appear on your clock radio. • “Note” indicates cautions and limitations relevant to the correct operation of this unit. •...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Features... 6 Identifying the parts ... 8 Screen indicators ...10 Getting started Checking the supplied items... 11 Connecting the AM antenna and AC power cord (mains lead) ... 11 Setting the clock... 12 Using this unit Basic operations... 14 Home and Option menu ...14 Adjusting the volume ...14 Adjusting the brightness...14...
  • Page 6: Features

    Features This unit is multifunctional FM/AM clock radio with 7.0 inch LCD screen. As well as playing your favorite music and video, you can also set a photo as wallpaper, etc. You can listen to your favorite music, watch a video or view a slideshow at bed time and set your favorite alarm sound for when you wake up.
  • Page 7 Playback function (19, 20) • iPod, iPhone, memory card, internal memory, or USB device can be used to play back music and video (iPod and iPhone functions only for ICF-CL75iP). • You can listen to music with album artwork on the screen. •...
  • Page 8: Identifying The Parts

    Identifying the parts For details, see the pages indicated in parentheses. Front A LCD screen B ALARM A ON/OFF button (16) Rear E AC power cord (mains lead) (11) USB connector (19) G FM wire antenna (16) C Speaker D ALARM B ON/OFF button (16) H AM ANTENNA terminals (11) PRO/SD/MMC (Multi card slot) (19, J Battery holder (29)
  • Page 9 W RADIO BAND button (ICF-CL75iP)/ RADIO button (ICF-CL70) (15) X VOL+/VOL– button (14) Note • The iPod & iPhone u button (ICF-CL75iP)/ USB/ MEMORY u button (ICF-CL70) U, the USB/ MEMORY u button (ICF-CL75iP) V and the VOL+ button X have a tactile dot.
  • Page 10: Screen Indicators

    Side Y TIME SET A lever (16) Z TIME SET B lever (16) Screen indicators A Alarm A/Alarm B indicator (16) B Date (13) C Time (13) • Time is always displayed. wj Docking tray for iPod & iPhone (22) (ICF-CL75iP only) D SLEEP timer indicator (19) E Status bar...
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    • Universal dock adaptor for iPhone (1) / iPhone 3G (1) (ICF-CL75iP only) • Sony CR2032 lithium battery (1) (In some countries or regions, the lithium battery is already set in the unit.) Connecting the AM...
  • Page 12: Setting The Clock

    Note • The unit’s ATS (Automatic Time Set) function automatically keeps the correct time and never requires resetting. In some countries or regions, ATS (Automatic Time Set) function is not available. • You can use this unit and the AC power cord (mains lead) in any country or region where the power supply is within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz.
  • Page 13 x Auto DST (Auto Summer Time) This unit automatically adjusts for daylight savings time (summer time) by the default setting. [ ] is displayed from the beginning of daylight savings time (summer time) and disappears at the end of daylight savings time (summer time) automatically.
  • Page 14: Using This Unit

    Using this unit Basic operations This section describes basic operations of the unit. Home and Option menu Using the Home menu You can perform the various functions, such as playing music, changing a settings, etc., easily by pressing the HOME button. x Home menu list For details, see the pages indicated in parentheses.
  • Page 15: Changing The Clock Display Type

    CL70) to turn on the radio. • Displays the radio screen. Press the RADIO BAND button (ICF- CL75iP) or the BAND button (ICF-CL70) and select the FM/AM band. Select a frequency with v/V. To turn off the radio, press the OFF x ALARM RESET button.
  • Page 16: Using The Timer Function

    Deleting a preset Select the desired preset number with b/B. Press the OPTION button and select [Delete preset]. • Confirmation screen appears, the selected preset is deleted. Improving the reception FM: Extend the FM wire antenna fully to increase reception sensitivity. AM: Connect the supplied AM loop antenna to the unit.
  • Page 17 x Alarm Sound Select your favorite alarm sound with v/V. This unit is equipped with 7 alarm modes listed below. FM Radio Sets the preset FM station. AM Radio Sets the preset AM station. Buzzer Sets the buzzer. Music Sets the desired music. Nature Sound Sets 5 types of nature sounds pre- installed in the internal memory...
  • Page 18: Fun Wake-Up

    Fun Wake-up You can wake up by your original voice and a photo as an alarm. If you want to set an alarm to “Fun Wake-up”, refer to “Setting an alarm” on page 16. Good morning! Press the HOME button. Select [Fun Wake-up].
  • Page 19: Using The Sleep Timer

    Using the sleep timer You can easily set the sleep timer by pressing the SLEEP button repeatedly. Each time you press the SLEEP button, the duration (in minutes) changes as follows: • [SLEEP] appears on the screen when the sleep timer is set.
  • Page 20: Playing Back Music, Video And Setting The Background Photo (Wallpaper)

    Note • For details on memory cards you can use with this unit, see “About the memory cards” (26). • Do not disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (wall socket) during the operation. The file may be damaged. •...
  • Page 21: Using Ipod & Iphone Functions (For Icf-Cl75Ip Only)

    Note • Check supported file formats beforehand, refer to “Specifications” on page 31. • You cannot display the cover photo for WMA content. • Photos are used only for the background photo (wallpaper). The background photo cannot be played back. •...
  • Page 22: Playing Ipod

    Note • iPod shuffle is not available on this unit. • Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to iPod is lost or damaged when using iPod connected to this unit. • iPod 4th generation (color display) cannot play photo.
  • Page 23 Attach the adapter for your iPod/ iPhone. Note Universal dock adapter For iPhone For iPhone 3G • If you are using iPhone or iPhone 3G, attach the supplied universal dock adapter for iPhone or iPhone 3G before inserting into the connector. The adapter number, qs or qg, is shown on the bottom-rear of the supplied universal dock adapters.
  • Page 24: Additional Information

    Additional information General Settings Press the HOME button. Select [General Settings] and press the ENTER button. Select each of the settings as follows: x Language Setting Select the language to be displayed with v/V. Language English Setting Français, Italiano, Português, Русский, Nederlands * Factory default setting x Music Setting...
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    Press the ENTER button. • The desired settings are made. Troubleshooting Should any problem persist after you have made the following checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer. The power cannot be turned on. • Insert the power plug properly. Cannot hear sound from this unit.
  • Page 26: About The Memory Cards

    “Memory Stick” media are a compact, portable IC recording medium with a large data capacity. The types of “Memory Stick Duo” media that can be used with the clock radio are listed in the table below. Types of “Memory Stick” media...
  • Page 27 “Memory Stick Micro” media. Data reading/recording that requires “MagicGate” copyright protection cannot be performed. “MagicGate” is the general name of a copyright protection technology developed by Sony using authentication and encryption. • The clock radio does not support 8 bit parallel data transfer.
  • Page 28: Sd Memory Card

    • Do not remove a card while the clock radio is reading or writing data. Otherwise, data may be rendered unreadable or erased.
  • Page 29: Precautions

    AC power cord (mains lead) from the radio. If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Replacing the battery Keep the AC plug connected to the wall outlet (wall socket), remove the screw that secures the battery holder at the back of the unit using a screwdriver.
  • Page 30 • MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson Multimedia. • Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • No Power No Problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • All other companies and product names mentioned herein may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 31: Specifications

    Specifications x Radio section Frequency range: For USA and Canada FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz (0.1 MHz Channel step) AM: 530 - 1710 kHz (10 kHz Channel step) For Europe FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz (0.05 MHz Channel step) AM: 531 - 1602 kHz (9 kHz Channel step) Station Preset(s): 20 FM, 10 AM x Alarm section Alarm numbers: Dual...
  • Page 32 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. Printed in China...

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