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Sony LBT-DR4 Operating Instructions Manual

Sony operating instructions compact hi-fi stereo system lbt-dr6, lbt-dr5, lbt-dr440, lbt-dr4, lbt-w5000, lbt-w300, lbt-xb700, lbt-xb500.
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Compact Hi-Fi
Stereo System
Operating Instructions
Owner's Record
The model and serial numbers are located on the rear panel. Record the serial
number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your
Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No.
LBT-DR6
LBT-DR5
LBT-DR440
LBT-DR4
©1998 by Sony Corporation
Serial No.
LBT-W5000
LBT-W300
LBT-XB700
LBT-XB500
3-865-548-11(1)

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  • Page 1 Operating Instructions Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located on the rear panel. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. LBT-DR6 LBT-DR5...
  • Page 2 WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting Started Step 1: Using this manual ... 4 Step 2: Hooking up the system ... 5 Step 3: Setting the time ... 7 Step 4: Presetting radio stations ... 8 Saving power in standby mode* ... 10 Basic Operations Playing a CD ...
  • Page 4: Getting Started Step 1: Using This Manual

    Step 1: Using this manual The instructions in this manual are for LBT-DR6/DR5/DR440/DR4/W5000/W300/XB700/ XB500. The LBT-DR4 is the model used for illustration purposes. Any difference in operation is clearly indicated in the text, for example, “LBT-W5000/W300 only” or “For European models.”...
  • Page 5: Step 2: Hooking Up The System

    Step 2: Hooking up the system Follow steps 1 through 5 to hook up your system using the supplied cords and accessories. Right speaker FM antenna The above illustration is of the LBT-DR4. Connect the speakers. 1 Connect the speaker cords to FRONT SPEAKER jacks.
  • Page 6 Step 2: Hooking up the system (continued) Connect the FM/AM antennas. Set up the AM loop antenna, then connect it. Except for European models Extend the FM wire antenna horizontally. AM loop antenna For European models Extend the FM wire antenna horizontally.
  • Page 7: Step 3: Setting The Time

    Inserting two R6 (size AA) batteries into the remote Tips • With normal use, the batteries should last for about six months. When the remote no longer operates the system, replace both batteries with new ones. • When you set the time, the demonstration is deactivated.
  • Page 8: Step 4: Presetting Radio Stations

    Step 3: Setting the time (continued) If you make a mistake, start over from step 1. Notes • You cannot set the time in Power Saving mode (see page 10). • The clock setting is canceled when you disconnect the power cord or if a power failure occurs. Step 4: Presetting radio stations You can preset the following number of...
  • Page 9: To Tune In A Station With A Weak Signal

    Press TUNING MODE repeatedly until “AUTO” appears in the display. Press TUNING +/–. The frequency indication changes and scanning stops when the system tunes in a station. “TUNED” and “STEREO” (for a stereo program) appear. Wide display Normal display Press TUNER MEMORY. The next available preset number flashes in the display.
  • Page 10: Saving Power In Standby Mode

    Saving power in standby mode (For LBT-W5000/W300/ XB700/XB500 only) In standby mode, you can reduce the power consumption to a minimum (Power Saving mode) and thus save energy. POWER SAVE/DEMO (STANDBY) (Power) Press POWER SAVE/DEMO (STANDBY) while the system is turned off.
  • Page 11: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Playing a CD — Normal Play You can play up to five CDs in a row. (Power) VOLUME PLAY MODE AMS =/+ CD ( VOL +/– Press PUSH OPEN and place a CD on the disc tray. If the disc is not placed properly, it will not be recognized.
  • Page 12: Recording A Cd

    Playing a CD (continued) Do this Stop playback Press p. Pause Press ·P (or P on the remote). Press ·P again to resume playback (or CD ( on the remote). Select a track During playback or pause, turn the jog dial clockwise (to go forward) or counterclockwise (to go backward) and release it when you reach the desired track.
  • Page 13: Listening To The Radio

    Close the front cover. Press DISC SKIP repeatedly until the disc number you want to record appears in the playing position indicator. Press CD SYNC. Deck B stands by for recording, the CD player stands by for playback, and the indicator on the ·...
  • Page 14: The Display

    Listening to the radio (continued) Press TUNER/BAND repeatedly until the desired band appears in the display. Each time you press this button, the band changes as follows: 2 band model: FM ˜ AM 3 band model: FM nAMn UKV* * When you select this band, “STEREO PLUS”...
  • Page 15: Recording From The Radio

    Recording from the radio You can record a radio program on a tape by tuning in a preset station. You can use TYPE I (normal) or TYPE II (CrO ) tapes. The recording level is automatically adjusted. (Power) SURROUND DOLBY NR Press TUNER/BAND repeatedly until the desired band appears in the display.
  • Page 16: Playing A Tape

    Recording from the radio (continued) Tips • When you want to record on the reverse side, press ª after pressing r REC in step 5 so the indicator on the ª button (for the reverse side) lights up green . •...
  • Page 17 Press PUSH 6 and insert a recorded tape in deck A or B. With the side you want to play facing forward Press DIRECTION repeatedly to select A to play one side, ß* to play both sides, or RELAY (Relay Play)** to play both decks in succession.
  • Page 18: Recording From A Tape

    Recording from a tape — High-speed Dubbing You can use TYPE I (normal) or TYPE II (CrO ) tapes. The recording level is automatically adjusted. (Power) Press PUSH 6 and insert a recorded tape in deck A and a blank tape in deck B.
  • Page 19: The Cd Player Using The Cd Display

    The CD Player Using the CD display You can check the remaining time of the current track or that of the CD. When a CD TEXT disc is loaded, you can check the information stored on the disc, such as the disc titles or artist names. When the system detects CD TEXT discs, “CD TEXT”...
  • Page 20: Playing Cd Tracks Repeatedly

    Playing CD tracks repeatedly — Repeat Play This function lets you repeat a single CD or all CDs in Normal Play, Shuffle Play, and Program Play. PLAY MODE Press REPEAT repeatedly during playback until “REPEAT” appears in the display. Repeat Play starts. The following table describes the various repeat modes.
  • Page 21: Programming Cd Tracks

    To cancel Shuffle Play Press PLAY MODE repeatedly until “ALL DISCS SHUFFLE,” “1 DISC SHUFFLE,” or “PROGRAM” disappears from the display. The tracks continue playing in their original order. To select the desired CD Press one of the DISC 1 - DISC 5 buttons during 1 Disc Shuffle Play.
  • Page 22 Programming CD tracks (continued) Place CDs and close the front cover. Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “CD” appears in the display. Press PLAY MODE repeatedly until “PROGRAM” appears in the display. Press DISC SKIP to select a CD. Turn the jog dial until the desired track appears in the display.
  • Page 23: Playing Cds Without Interruption

    Playing CDs without interruption –– Non-Stop Play You can play CDs without pausing between tracks. Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “CD” appears in the display. Press NON-STOP so the indicator on this button lights up. Press ·P. To cancel Non-Stop Play Press NON-STOP so the indicator on this button goes off.
  • Page 24: The Tape Deck Recording On A Tape Manually

    The Tape Deck Recording on a tape manually You can record from CDs, tapes, or the radio. For example, you can record just the desired songs or begin recording from the middle of a tape. The recording level is automatically adjusted.
  • Page 25: Recording Cds By Specifying The Track Order

    Recording CDs by specifying the track order — Program Edit You can record tracks from all the CDs in the order you want. When programming, make sure the playing times for each side do not exceed the length of one side of the tape. EDIT CHECK Place CDs and close the front cover.
  • Page 26 Recording CDs by specifying the track order (continued) Press PLAY MODE once. The track is programmed. First “STEP” and the programmed playing order appear, then the total playing time appears. Wide display The last programmed track Normal display The last programmed track Repeat steps 5 through 7 to program additional tracks to be recorded on side A.
  • Page 27: Dj Effects Looping Part Of A Cd

    DJ Effects Looping part of a — Loop With the Loop function, you can repeat part of a CD during playback. This lets you create original recordings. LOOP Jog dial Press and hold LOOP during playback at the point you want to start the Loop function, and release to resume normal playback.
  • Page 28: Sound Adjustment Adjusting The Sound

    Sound Adjustment Adjusting the sound You can create a more powerful sound and listen with headphones. GROOVE SYNC BASS SUPER WOOFER To reinforce the bass from the super woofer (SUPER WOOFER) Press SUPER WOOFER. Each time you press this button, the super woofer level display changes as follows: SUPER WOOFER FLAT n LOWn HIGH To select the super woofer mode...
  • Page 29: Selecting The Audio Emphasis

    Selecting the audio emphasis The audio emphasis menu lets you select the sound characteristics according to the music you are listening to. And you can also enjoy the audio emphasis using the Synchronized Equalizer function. When using this function, the system automatically switches the equalizer according to the genre of the music.
  • Page 30: Adjusting The Audio Emphasis

    Selecting the audio emphasis (continued) To cancel the Synchronized Equalizer function Press SYNC EQ again so the indicator goes off. The Synchronized Equalizer function is canceled also when: – you cancel the audio emphasis – you reselect the audio emphasis from the music menu –...
  • Page 31: Activating The Surround Effect

    Press B/b repeatedly to select a frequency band. Wide display Normal display Press V/v to adjust the level. Wide display Normal display Repeat steps 3 and 4 to adjust the other frequency bands. Press ENTER when finished. Note If you choose another audio emphasis (other than “EFFECT OFF”), the adjusted sound effect is lost.
  • Page 32: Making A Personal Audio Emphasis File

    Making a personal audio emphasis file — Personal File You can create personal files of audio patterns (surround effect and graphic equalizer) and store them in the system’s memory. Later, you can call up an audio pattern when playing a favorite tape, CD, or radio program.
  • Page 33: Other Features Using The Radio Data System (rds)

    Other Features Using the Radio Data System (RDS) (For the European model only) What is the Radio Data System? The Radio Data System (RDS) is a broadcasting service that allows radio stations to send additional information along with the regular program signal.
  • Page 34 Using the Radio Data System (RDS) (continued) Press TUNING +/– until the desired preset station number flashes in the display. Press ENTER/NEXT while the preset station number is flashing. To stop the search while it is in progress Press PTY. List of program types (PTY) NONE No program type or undefined.
  • Page 35: Singing Along: Karaoke

    DOCUMENTARY Investigative features. ALARM TEST Test signal for emergency broadcasts. ALARM-ALARM Emergency broadcasts. Note “NO PTY” appears when the program you selected is not currently being broadcasted. Singing along: Karaoke You can sing along with any stereo CD or tape by turning down the singer’s voice. You need to connect an optional microphone.
  • Page 36: Mixing And Recording Sounds

    Singing along: Karaoke (continued) Press KARAOKE PON/MPX repeatedly to obtain the desired karaoke effect. Each time you press this button, the display changes as follows: KARAOKE PON MPX R MPX L EFFECT OFF or audio emphasis name “h” appears in the display when the karaoke mode is activated.
  • Page 37: Falling Asleep To Music

    Tips • If acoustic feedback (howling) occurs, move the microphone away from the speakers or change the direction of the microphone. • If you want to record your voice through the microphone only, you can do so by selecting CD as the source but not playing a CD.
  • Page 38: Waking Up To Music

    Waking up to music — Daily Timer You can wake up to music at a preset time every day. Make sure you have set the clock (see “Step 3: Setting the time” on page 7). The 24-hour system model is used for illustration purposes.
  • Page 39: Timer-recording Radio Programs

    Press TUNING +/– until the desired music source appears. The indication changes as follows: TUNER n CD PLAY n TAPE PLAY Press ENTER/NEXT. The start time, the stop time, and the music source appear in turn before the original display returns. Turn off the system.
  • Page 40 Timer-recording radio programs (continued) Set the time to start recording. Press TUNING +/– to set the hour, then press ENTER/NEXT. The minutes indication flashes. Wide display Normal display Press TUNING +/– to set the minutes, then press ENTER/NEXT. The hour indication flashes again. Set the time to stop recording following the above procedure.
  • Page 41: Optional Av Components

    Optional AV components Connecting audio components Connecting a turntable Be sure to match the color of the plugs and the connectors. To listen to the sound from the connected turntable, press FUNCTION repeatedly until “PHONO” appears. Refer to the instructions included with your turntable for details.
  • Page 42: Connecting Video Components

    Connecting audio components (continued) Connecting surround speakers (LBT-W300 only) You can connect optional surround speakers. Refer to the instructions included with your surround speakers for details. To surround speaker (R) Note You need to connect both left and right surround speakers.
  • Page 43: Connecting Outdoor Antennas

    Connecting a camcorder or video game Be sure to match the color of the plugs and the connectors. To listen to the sound from the connected camcorder or video game, press FUNCTION repeatedly until “VIDEO 2” appears. Refer to the instructions included with each component for details.
  • Page 44 Connecting outdoor antennas (continued) AM antenna Connect a 6 to 15 meter (20 to 50 feet) insulated wire to the AM antenna terminal. Leave the supplied AM loop antenna connected. Except for European models Insulated wire (not supplied) For European models Insulated wire (not supplied) Important If you connect an outdoor antenna, connect a...
  • Page 45: Additional Information Precautions

    • When you move the system, take out any discs. If you have any questions or problems concerning your stereo system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Notes on CDs • Before playing, clean the CD with a cleaning cloth.
  • Page 46: Troubleshooting

    First, check that the power cord is connected firmly and the speakers are connected correctly and firmly. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. General The display starts flashing as soon as you plug in the power cord even though you haven’t turned on the system...
  • Page 47: Tape Deck

    There is no microphone sound. •Turn VOLUME or MIC LEVEL to adjust the microphone volume. • Make sure the microphone is connected to the MIX MIC jack correctly. There is severe hum or noise. • A TV or VCR is placed too close to the stereo system.
  • Page 48: Specifications

    Troubleshooting (continued) The tape does not record nor play, or there is a decrease in sound level. •The heads are dirty. Clean them (see page 46). •The record/playback heads are magnetized. Demagnetize them (see page 46). The tape does not erase completely. •The record/playback heads are magnetized.
  • Page 49 Tape player section Recording system 4-track 2-channel stereo Frequency response (DOLBY NR OFF) 40 – 13,000 Hz ( ±3 dB), using a Sony TYPE I cassette 40 – 14,000 Hz ( ±3 dB), using a Sony TYPE II cassette Wow and flutter ±0.15% W.
  • Page 50 Speakers SS-DR440/DR4/W300/W300/XB500 for LBT-DR440/DR4/W5000/W300/XB500 Speaker system (SS-DR440/DR4) (SS-W300/XB500) Speaker units Super Woofer: Woofer: Tweeter: Rated impedance: (SS-DR440/DR4) (SS-W300/XB500) Dimensions (w/h/d): (SS-DR440/W300/XB500) Approx. 255 (SS-DR4) Mass SS-DR5/XB700 for LBT-DR5/XB700 Speaker system Speaker units Super Woofer: Woofer: Tweeter: Rated impedance: (SS-DR5) (SS-XB700) Dimensions (w/h/d) Mass SS-DR6 for LBT-DR6...
  • Page 51: Index

    Index Adjusting the audio emphasis 30 the sound 28 the volume 12, 14, 17 AMS 12, 16 Antennas 6, 43 Audio emphasis 29, 30 Automatic Source Selection 12, 14, 17 Batteries 7 CD player 11, 19 CD Synchro Recording 12 Clock setting 7 Connecting.
  • Page 52 Sony Corporation Printed in Indonesia...

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