Portable CD Player
Sony Corporation ©2002 Printed in China
"WALKMAN" is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation to represent Headphone Stereo
CD player (front)
i (headphones) jack
2 P MODE/
3 VOL +*/–
*The button has a tactile dot.
CD player (inside)
DC IN 4.5V
Headphones or earphones
is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
DC IN 4.5 V
Insert the # end first (for both
Open the battery
Remaining battery power
to an AC outlet
AC power adaptor
Label side up
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, tablecloths, curtains, etc. And
don't place lighted candles on the apparatus.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
The use of optical instruments with this product will
increase eye hazard.
Certain countries may regulate disposal of the battery used
to power this product. Please consult with your local
• INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN
• DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM OR VIEW DIRECTLY
WITH OPTICAL INSTRUMENT
The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those
countries where it is legally enforced, mainly in the
countries EEA (European Economic Area).
The model number and the serial number are located at the
rear of the CD player. Record these numbers in the spaces
provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon
your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. ____________________________
Serial No. ____________________________
For the customers in the USA
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15
of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses,
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the following measures:
– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
– Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is connected.
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not
expressly approved in this manual could void your
authority to operate this equipment.
For the customers in the USA
Please register this product on line at www.sony.com/
Proper registration will enable us to send you periodic
mailings about new products, services, and other
important announcements. Registering your product will
also allow us to contact you in the unlikely event that the
product needs adjustment or modification. Thank you.
To use the AC power adaptor (C)
Connect the AC power adaptor to an AC outlet.
To use the batteries (B)
Use only the following batteries for your CD player:
• LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries
To insert the batteries
Open the battery compartment lid inside your CD
Insert two batteries by matching the 3 to the diagram
in the battery compartment and close the lid until it
clicks into place.
Battery life* (approx. hours)
(When the CD player is used on a flat and stable place.)
Playing time varies depending on how the CD player is
Two Sony alkaline
batteries LR6 (SG)
(produced in Japan)
* Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan
Electronics and Information Technology Industries
To check the remaining power of the
You can check it in the display.
Replace the batteries when "
t Lo batt*
• The indicator sections of
roughly shows the
remaining battery power. One section does not always
indicate one-fourth of the battery power.
• Depending on operating conditions, the indicator
may increase or decrease.
Notes on using the dry batteries
• Be sure to remove the AC power adaptor.
• When the batteries are depleted, replace both batteries
with new ones.
Playing a CD
To insert a CD
Press OPEN to open the lid (A).
Fit the CD to the pivot, then close the lid (D).
• This CD player can play CD-Rs/CD-RWs recorded in the
Compact Disc Digital Audio (Audio CD) format, but
playback capability may vary depending on the quality of the
disc and the condition of the recording device.
• This product is designed to play back discs that conform to
the Compact Disc (CD) standard.
Recently, various music discs encoded with copyright
protection technologies are marketed by some record
companies. Please be aware that among those discs, there are
some that do not conform to the CD standard and may not be
playable by this product.
To operate the CD player
• Use to emphasize the bass-
boosted sound. Press repeatedly
to select BASS
more than BASS
• Also use to keep down the
maximum volume to protect your
hearing. Press and hold until
"AVLS" appears in the display.
The AVLS function is turned on.
To turn off the AVLS function,
press and hold again until
2 P MODE/
Press repeatedly until the play
mode you want appears in the
No indication: Normal play
"1": Single play
"SHUF": Shuffle play
": Bookmark track play
To repeat the play mode you
selected, press and hold until "
Press to adjust the volume.
Press . or > once to find
the beginning of the current/next
track. Press . or >
repeatedly to find the beginning of
the previous/succeeding tracks.
Press and hold . or > to go
Press to start play. Press again to
To play from the first track, press
for 2 seconds or more while the CD
player is stopped.
6 x (stop)
Press to stop playing.
Use to lock the controls to prevent
accidental button presses.
8 G-PROTECTION Set it to ON to protect against
AVLS = Automatic Volume Limiter System
If the sound is distorted when using the SOUND function,
turn down the volume.
AMS = Automatic Music Sensor
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.
To remove the CD
Remove the CD while pressing the pivot (E).
(Continue to the reverse side)