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Sony Dream Machine ICF-C1iPMK2 Operating Instructions

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FM/AM Clock Radio
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.
Owner's Record
Important Safety Instructions
1) Read these instructions.
The model number and the serial number are located
2) Keep these instructions.
on the rear exterior.
3) Heed all warnings.
Record the serial number in the space provided below.
Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony
4) Follow all instructions.
dealer regarding this product.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
Model No. ICF-C1iPMK2
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
Serial No.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
For customers who purchased this product in the
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
Please register this product on line at
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized
Proper registration will enable us to send you
or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two
periodic mailings about new products, services,
blades with one wider than the other. A grounding
and other important announcements. Registering
type plug has two blades and a third grounding
your product will also allow us to contact you in
prong. The wide blade or the third prong are
the unlikely event that the product needs
provided for your safety. If the provided plug does
adjustment or modification. Thank you.
not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not open
the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
personnel only.
table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation
of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths,
the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution
when moving the cart/apparatus combination to
curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the
avoid injury from tip-over.
The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
when unused for long periods of time.
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the unit,
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has
You are cautioned that any changes or
been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
modifications not expressly approved in this manual
normally, or has been dropped.
could void your authority to operate this equipment.
For the state of california, USA only
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, See
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
 Dual alarm FM/AM Clock radio with iPod dock.
 Various type of alarms- iPod, radio and buzzer.
 Automatic time set — When you plug the clock in
for the first time, the current time will be shown in
the display.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
 Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer time
to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous
voltage" within the product's enclosure
 CLOCK button to display month, day and year.
that may be of sufficient magnitude to
 Brightness control (High/Middle/Low).
constitute a risk of electric shock to
 No Power No Problem
alarm system to keep the
clock and the alarm operating during a power
interruption with a CR2032 battery installed.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of important operating
and maintenance (servicing) instructions
in the literature accompanying the
Should any problem occur with the unit, make the
Class II equipment symbol This symbol
following simple checks to determine whether or not
indicates that the unit has a double
servicing is required.
insulation system.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
The clock displays "AM 12:00" due to a power
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove the
provide reasonable protection against harmful
old battery and install a new one.
interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
When daylight saving time begins, the clock does
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
not employ the daylight saving time
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
 Make sure the clock is set correctly.
interference to radio communications. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
 Press and hold CLOCK and TIME ZONE/ALARM
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
DISPLAY simultaneously for at least two seconds to
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
employ the DST function.
which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
The alarm does not sound at the preset alarm
interference by one or more of the following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
 Has the desired alarm been activated? (i.e., Does the
— Increase the separation between the equipment
ALARM A (or B) indicator light up?)
and receiver.
The radio or iPod alarm is activated but no sound
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
comes on at the preset alarm time.
 Has VOLUME been adjusted?
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
There is no sound from the iPod.
technician for help.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Adjust the VOLUME.
 Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Replace the battery for the clock backup with a Sony
The iPod cannot be charged.
CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery for the
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
remote commander with a Sony CR2025 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.
 Do not expose the battery to excessive heat such as
direct sunlight, fire or the like.
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away from
Connecting the antenna
 Operate the unit on the power sources specified in
To connect the AM loop antenna
"Specifications" .
 To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it
The shape and the length of the antenna is designed to
out by the plug, not the cord.
receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up the
 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.
Remove only the loop part from the plastic
 Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
source, such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place
Set up the AM loop antenna.
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, blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) that
might block the ventilation holes.
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
Connect the cords to the AM antenna
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
 To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with
The cords (A and B) can be connected to either
a mild detergent solution.
Insert the cord while
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good
pushing down the
terminal clamp.
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
installing the battery.
 Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your nearest
Sony dealer.
Make sure the AM loop antenna is
connected firmly by pulling softly.
Time display
12-hour System
Adjusting the AM loop antenna
Frequency range
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
Channel step
 Do not place the AM loop antenna near the unit or
87.5 – 108 MHz
0.1 MHz
other AV equipment, as noise may result.
530 – 1 710 kHz
10 KHz
 If you use an external polarized AM antenna, be sure
to connect the ground cord to the  terminal. The
supplied AM antenna cord has no polarity.
Approx. 5.1 cm (2 inches) dia., 12 Ω
Power output
Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for best
3 W + 3 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
AM broadcast sound.
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
For clock backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery
Approx. 300 × 130 × 139 mm (w/h/d)
× 5
× 5
inches) incl. projecting parts
and controls
Approx. 1.8 kg (3 lb 15.4 oz) incl. CR2032 battery
Supplied accessories
Remote commander (1)
Audio connecting cable (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.



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  • 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/EDT (Eastern Standard Time/Daylight Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
  • Page 2 The Automatic DST/Summer Time adjustment can be this unit with the supplied audio connecting cable. cancelled.  Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that Press CLOCK and TIME ZONE/ALARM DISPLAY for data recorded to iPod is lost or damaged when using more than two seconds.

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