Playing your favorite tracks
by adding Bookmarks
(Bookmark track play)
You can add Bookmarks to up to 99 tracks for each CD.
You can use this function for up to 5 CDs.
To add Bookmarks
During playback of the track where you want to add a
Bookmark, press and hold u until "
(Bookmark)" flashes on the display.
When the Bookmark has been added successfully,
flashing of "
" becomes slow.
Repeat step 1 to add Bookmarks to the tracks you
To listen to the tracks with
Press P MODE/
repeatedly until "
" lights up in the display and the playback of the
tracks with Bookmarks starts.
To remove the Bookmarks
During playback of the track with a Bookmark, press and
hold u until "
" disappears from the display.
To check the tracks with Bookmarks
During playback of the tracks with Bookmarks, "
keeps flashing slowly in the display.
• During playback of the tracks with Bookmarks, tracks
are played in order of track number, and not in the order
you added the Bookmarks.
• If you try to add Bookmarks to the tracks on the 6th CD,
the Bookmarks of the CD you played back first will be
• If you remove all power sources, all Bookmarks stored
in memory will be erased.
Playing tracks in your
You can program the CD player to play up to 64 tracks in
your favorite order.
During playback, press P MODE/
Press . or > to select a track.
To enter the selected track, press and hold u until
the playing order increases by one.
"00" appears and the playing order increases
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to select the tracks in your
Press u to start PGM play.
To check the program
Press and hold u repeatedly before step 5.
During the PGM play:
Press P MODE/
repeatedly until "PGM" flashes, then
press and hold u repeatedly.
Each time you press u, the track number appears.
• When you finish entering the 64th track in step 3, the first
selected track appears in the display.
• If you select more than 64 tracks, the first selected
tracks are erased.
You can make the following settings using the menu.
The timer function
You can set the CD player to stop playback automatically
within a range of 5 to 95 minutes at 5 minute intervals.
When the CD player is playing and the timer function is
activated, the track number flashes on the display.
The G-PROTECTION function
This function has been developed to provide excellent
protection against sound skipping during many active uses.*
Turning off the beep sound
You can turn off the beep sound that is heard from your
headphones/earphones when you operate your CD player.
* Sound may skip:
– if the CD player receives stronger continuous shock than
– if a dirty or scratched CD is played or
– when using poor-quality CD-Rs/CD-RWs or if there is a
problem with the recording device or application software.
How to set
While play is stopped, press DISPLAY/MENU until
From this step on, start the next operation within 15
seconds after you finish the previous operation. If the
indications on the display disappear, start from step 1
Press . or > to select the Menu 1 item, then
press DISPLAY/MENU or u.
The Menu 2 item starts flashing.
Press . or > to select the Menu 2 item, then
press DISPLAY/MENU or u to enter the selection.
When the item has been entered properly, the item
To return to the previous screen, press x.
To cancel the setting operation, press and hold x.
List of menus
Turning off the
* You can set this item during both play and stop.
The time set is estimated.
If you disconnect the power sources, all settings return to
Wearing the supplied
The following procedures are for wearing on the left ear.
Hook the L part over your left ear and the R part
over your right ear as illustrated.
Hook the headphones around your ears, as you would
Adjust the earpieces to comfortably fit your ears.
Note on handling the supplied head-
Do not put weight or pressure on the headphones as it may
cause the headphones to deform during long storage.
• Should any solid objects or liquid fall into the CD
player, unplug it and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
• Do not put any foreign objects in the DC IN 4.5 V
(external power input) jack.
On power sources
• When you are not using the CD player for a long time,
disconnect all power sources from the CD player.
On AC power adaptor
• Use only the AC power adaptor supplied. If your CD
player is not supplied with the one, use the AC-E45HG
AC power adaptor. Do not use any other AC power
adaptor. It may cause a malfunction.
Polarity of the plug
• Do not touch the AC power adaptor with wet hands.
• Connect the AC power adaptor to an easily accessible
AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the AC
power adaptor, disconnect it from the AC outlet
On dry batteries
• Do not throw the batteries into fire.
• Do not carry the batteries with coins or other metallic
objects. It can generate heat if the positive and negative
terminals of the battery are accidentally contacted by a
• Do not mix new batteries with old ones.
• Do not use different types of batteries together.
• When the batteries are not to be used for a long time,
• If battery leakage occurs, wipe off any deposit in the
battery compartment, and install new batteries. In case
the deposit adheres to you, wash it off thoroughly.
On the CD player
• Keep the lens on the CD player clean and do not touch
it. If you do so, the lens may be damaged and the CD
player will not operate properly.
• Do not put any heavy object on top of the CD player.
The CD player and the CD may be damaged.
• Do not leave the CD player in a location near heat
sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight,
excessive dust or sand, moisture, rain, mechanical
shock, unleveled surface, or in a car with its windows
• If the CD player causes interference to the radio or
television reception, turn off the CD player or move it
away from the radio or television.
• Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star)
cannot be played on this CD player. Attempting to do so
may damage the CD player. Do not use such discs.
Do not use headphones/earphones while driving, cycling,
or operating any motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic
hazard and is illegal in some areas. It can also be
potentially dangerous to play your headsets at high
volume while walking, especially at pedestrian crossings.
You should exercise extreme caution or discontinue use in
potentially hazardous situations.
Preventing hearing damage
Avoid using headphones/earphones at high volume.
Hearing experts advise against continuous, loud and
extended play. If you experience a ringing in your ears,
reduce volume or discontinue use.
Consideration for others
Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will allow you
to hear outside sounds and to be considerate to the people
To clean the casing
Use a soft cloth slightly moistened in water or a mild
detergent solution. Do not use alcohol, benzine or thinner.
To clean the plugs
If the plugs become dirty, there is no audio or noise is
heard. Clean them with a dry soft cloth periodically.
Should any problem persist after you have made these
checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
"Hold" appears in the display when you
press a button, and the CD does not
c The buttons are locked. Slide HOLD back.
The volume does not increase even if
you press VOL + repeatedly.
c Press and hold SOUND until "AVLS" disappears from
The battery compartment lid is
dettached by an accidental drop,
excessive force, etc.
c Attach it as illustrated below.
This warranty is valid only in the United States.
Compact disc digital audio system
Laser diode properties
Wavelength: = 780 nm
Emission duration: Continuous
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW (This output is the value
measured at a distance of 200 mm from the objective lens
surface on the optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.)
• Two size AA (LR6) batteries: 1.5 V DC 2
• AC power adaptor (DC IN 4.5 V jack):
220 V, 50 Hz (Model for China)
120 V, 60 Hz (Model for Mexico)
Dimensions (w/h/d) (without projecting
parts and controls)
Approx. 135.8 22.8
135.8 mm (5
Approx. 135.8 23.5
135.8 mm (5
Mass (excluding accessories)
Approx. 180 g (6.4 oz)
Approx. 188 g (6.7 oz)*
5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F)
Design and specifications are subject to change without
Headphones/earphones with remote control (1)
AC power adaptor (1)
Car connecting pack (1)
Car battery cord (1)
Rotary commander (1)
Velcro tapes for the CD player (2)
Velcro tape for the rotary commander (1)
* "Operating Instructions for the car kit" is enclosed.