WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers, table- cloths, curtains, etc.
Table of Contents Getting started Locating the controls ... 4 Playing a CD 1. Connect your CD player..7 2. Insert a CD..7 3. Play a CD..8 Playback options Playing tracks repeatedly (Repeat play) ... 11 Playing a single track (Single play) ...
Getting started Locating the controls For details, see pages in parentheses. CD player (front) 1 EXT BATT (external battery)/ DC IN 4.5 V (external power input) jack (pages 7, 20, 22) 2 LINE OUT (OPTICAL) jack (page 17) 3 VOL (volume) +*/– buttons (page 8) 4 x (stop) /CHARGE button•...
Remote control qd Display (pages 9, 11 - 15) qf Rotary control N/>: play, AMS/search (pages 8, 12) .: AMS/search (pages 8, 12) VOL +/–: Pull the control in the direction of the arrow, and then turn it toward + or –. (page 8) qh Clip qj DISPLAY button...
Using the carrying pouch You can carry your player and its battery case together using the supplied carrying pouch. Insert them into the proper places in the pouch as illustrated below.
Playing a CD You can also use rechargeable batteries and dry batteries as a power source. . Connect your CD player. 1 Connect the AC power adaptor. 2 Connect the headphones/earphones with remote control. For models supplied with the AC plug adaptor If the AC power adaptor does not fit the AC outlet, use the AC plug adaptor.
. Play a CD. VOL + / – > N 1 Press > N. 2 Adjust the volume by pressing VOL + or –. Play (from the point you stopped) Play (from the first track) Pause/resume play after pause Stop Find the beginning of the current track (AMS* Find the beginning of the previous tracks (AMS) Find the beginning of the next track (AMS)
About the display • When you turn the rotary control toward N/> (press > N for the CD player) after changing the CD or turning off and on the player, the total number of tracks in the CD and total playing time appear for about two seconds. •...
Playback options You can enjoy various ways of playback using the PLAY MODE button and the RPT (repeat)/ ENT (enter) button. PLAY MODE button Each time you press the button, you can change the playback mode. No indication (Normal play) “1”...
Playing tracks repeatedly (Repeat play) You can play tracks repeatedly in normal, single, shuffle and PGM play modes. During playback, press RPT/ENT. Playing a single track (Single play) During playback, press PLAY MODE repeatedly until “1” appears. Playing tracks in random order (Shuffle play) During playback, press PLAY MODE repeatedly until “SHUF”...
Playing tracks in your favorite order You can program the CD player to play up to 64 tracks in your favorite order. During playback, press PLAY MODE repeatedly until “PGM” appears. Turn the rotary control toward N/> or . to select a track. Press RPT/ENT to enter the selected track.
B Available features G-PROTECTION function The G-PROTECTION function has been developed to provide excellent protection against sound skipping while jogging. When you set the G-PROTECTION switch on your CD player to “2”, the G- PROTECTION function will be enhanced compared to “1.” To walk with the CD player and enjoy high quality CD sound using the G-PROTECTION function, set the G-PROTECTION switch to...
Checking the remaining time on the CD and the number of tracks left You can check the remaining time on the CD and the number of tracks left using DISPLAY. When playing a CD containing CD text information, you cannot use this function. Press DISPLAY.
Protecting your hearing (AVLS) The AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) function keeps down the maximum volume to protect your hearing. Set AVLS (under the lid) to “LIMIT.” Appears when the volume is turned up and beyond a certain level. To turn off the AVLS function Set AVLS to “NORM.”...
Turning off the operation beep sound You can turn off the beep sound that is heard from your headphones/earphones when you operate your CD player. Remove the power source (AC power adaptor, rechargeable batteries or dry batteries) from the CD player. Connect the power source while pressing x (x/CHARGE for the CD player).
B Connecting your CD player Connecting a stereo system You can listen to CDs through a stereo system and record CDs on a cassette tape and a MiniDisc. For details, see the instruction manual that comes with the connected device. Be sure to turn off all connected devices before making connections.
The Joint Text function allows you to copy the disc and track names that are on a CD containing CD text information. By connecting a Sony MD Walkman (MZ- R909), which supports Joint Text, to this CD player, you can copy the CD text onto an MD during recording.
B Connecting to a power source You can use the following power sources: • Rechargeable batteries • AC power adaptor (see “Playing a CD”) • LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries (external battery case) For the battery life and charging time of the rechargeable batteries, see “Specifications.”...
Using the rechargeable batteries Charging of the batteries starts. In the display of the remote control, “Charging” indication flashes and the indicator sections of succession. The CHARGE lamp lights up on the CD player. When the batteries are completely charged, all indications in the display disappear and the CHARGE lamp goes off.
To remove the rechargeable batteries Push # to remove the batteries. When to charge the rechargeable batteries You can check the remaining power of the batteries in the display. Battery power is full. Battery power is getting low. Battery power is low. Lobatt* Batteries are depleted.
Using the dry batteries Make sure to use the supplied external battery case. Use only the following dry battery type for your CD player: • LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries Unlock the cap of the external battery case, and insert two LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries by matching the 3 to the diagram outside the external battery case...
Notes on the power source Disconnect all power sources when the CD player is not used. On AC power adaptor • Use only the AC power adaptor supplied or recommended in “Accessories (supplied/ optional).” Do not use any other AC power adaptor.
B Additional information Precautions On safety • 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.
Maintenance 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 terminals If the terminals on the charging stand or on the CD player become dirty, the batteries may not be charged properly.
Troubleshooting Should any problem persist after you have checked these symptoms, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Symptom Cannot adjust the volume by turning the rotary control on the remote control. Cannot start play by turning the rotary control on the remote control.
Symptom CHARGE lamp flashes when you press a button, the CD does not play. Cannot adjust the volume with the VOL +/– buttons on the CD player. During recording with optical digital connection, the track number cannot be recorded correctly. The rechargeable batteries cannot be charged.
Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association). ** Charging time varies depending on how the rechargeable battery is used. *** When using Sony alkaline batteries LR6 (SG) (produced in Japan) Operating temperature 5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F) Dimensions (w/h/d) (excluding projecting parts and controls) Approx.
Earphones MDR-E848LP MDR-EX70LP MDR-A44L MDR-A110LP When you purchase an AC power adaptor, consult your nearest Sony dealer. When connecting optional headphones/earphones to the supplied remote control Use only headphones with stereo mini plugs. You cannot use headphones with micro plugs.