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Sony CDP-CE525 Operating Instructions Manual

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3-862-359-12 (1)
Operating Instructions
1998 by Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 3-862-359-12 (1) Operating Instructions CDP-CE525 1998 by Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: About This Manual

    The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. _________________________ Serial No.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ABLE OF CONTENTS Getting Started Unpacking ... 4 Hooking Up the System ... 4 Connecting Another CD Player ... 6 Playing a CD ... 8 Playing CDs Using the Display ... 10 Replacing Discs While Playing a Disc ... 12 Locating a Specific Disc ...
  • Page 4: Unpacking

    Check that you received the following items: • Audio connecting cord (1) • Remote commander (remote) (1) • Sony SUM-3 (NS) batteries (2) Inserting batteries into the remote You can control the player using the supplied remote. Insert two size AA (R6) batteries by matching the + and –...
  • Page 5 When you connect via the DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) connector, noise may occur when you play CD software other than music, such as a CD-ROM. If you have a Sony component with the CONTROL A1 jack Connect the component via the CONTROL A1 jack. You can simplify the operation of audio systems composed of separate Sony components.
  • Page 6: Connecting Another Cd Player

    Getting Started Connecting Another CD Player If you have a Sony CD player in which 5, 50, or 200 discs can be inserted and which is equipped with the CONTROL A1 jack and the command mode of that player can be set to CD 3, you can control that player as the second player with this unit.
  • Page 7 Connect the AC power cord of both players to AC outlets. Notes • Do not connect a player other than that you use as the second player to the 2ND CD IN jacks of this player. • When connecting a second CD player, do not connect the DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) connector of this unit to the amplifier.
  • Page 8: Playing A Cd

    Basic Operations Playing a CD I / u PHONES Connect the headphones. See pages 4 – 5 for the hookup information. CONTINUE SHUFFLE PROGRAM REPEAT DISC CHECK DISC 1 DISC 2 DISC 3 DISC 4 DISC 5 TIME/ EDIT/ PEAK INPUT FADER TEXT...
  • Page 9: Basic Operations

    You can select the disc you want to start playing first Press one of the DISC 1 – 5 buttons. You can adjust the output To stop play level to the amplifier Z Press LINE OUT LEVEL +/– Press p. on the remote.
  • Page 10: Playing Cds

    Playing CDs Playing CDs Using the Display You can check information about the disc using the display. INPUT TIME/TEXT Checking the total number and playing time of the tracks Press TIME/TEXT before you start playing. The display shows the current disc number, the total number of tracks, total playing time and music calendar.
  • Page 11 Checking the information of CD TEXT discs CD TEXT discs have information, such as the disc titles or artist names, memorized in a blank space on the discs where there is no information on normal discs. The display shows the CD TEXT information of the disc so that you can check the current disc title, artist name and track title.
  • Page 12: Replacing Discs While Playing A Disc

    Playing CDs Selecting the language of the CD TEXT information You can select the language used to display the CD TEXT information when you select a CD TEXT disc with multi-language information. Once you select the language, the display shows the information in the selected language until you turn off the player.
  • Page 13: Locating A Specific Disc

    Locating a Specific Disc You can locate any disc before or while playing a disc. DISC 1 – 5 DISC CHECK DISC Number buttons ENTER · DISC SKIP +/– To locate Press The next disc DISC SKIP while playing a disc The next or succeeding DISC SKIP + repeatedly until discs Z...
  • Page 14: Locating A Specific Track

    Playing CDs Locating a Specific Track You can quickly locate any track while playing a disc using the AMS (AMS: Automatic Music Sensor) control or number buttons on the remote. >10 MUSIC SCAN To locate You need to The next or Turn ≠...
  • Page 15: Playing In Random Order (Shuffle Play)

    When the disc is played in The player repeats ALL DISCS Continuous All the tracks on all discs Play (page 8) 1 DISC Continuous Play All the tracks on the current (page 8) disc ALL DISCS Shuffle Play All the tracks on all discs in (page 15) random orders 1 DISC Shuffle Play...
  • Page 16: Creating Your Own Program (Program Play)

    Playing CDs Creating Your Own Program (Program Play) You can arrange the order of the tracks on the discs and create your own program. The program can contain up to 32 “steps” — one “step” may contain a track or a whole disc. PROGRAM DISC 1 –...
  • Page 17 The program remains even after the Program Play ends When you press the · button, you can play the same program again. The program remains until you erase it or turn off the player If you replace discs, the programmed disc and track numbers remain.
  • Page 18: Controlling Another Cd Player (Advanced Mega Control)

    Playing CDs Checking the track order You can check your program before or after you start playing. Press CHECK. Each time you press this button, the display shows the track (the disc and track numbers) or the disc (the disc number and “AL”...
  • Page 19 You need to Pause Press P Stop play Press p Locate a disc while Turn ≠ (DISC) the second player is display shows the disc number set to Continuous you want, then push Play mode ≠ ± (DISC) Locate a track Press 0 (–AMS+) ) until the display shows the track number you want...
  • Page 20: Playing Alternately (No-Delay Play/X-Fade Play)

    Playing CDs Playing Alternately (No-Delay Play/X-Fade Play) When you connect the second player, you can play tracks in this player and those in the second player alternately in any play mode (see “Connecting Another CD Player” on pages 6 and 7). Select one of the following methods: •...
  • Page 21: Recording From Cds

    Recording From CDs Recording Your Own Program You can record the program you’ve created on a tape, etc. The program can contain up to 32 steps. By inserting a pause during programming, you can divide the program into two for recording on both sides of a tape.
  • Page 22: Fading In Or Out

    Recording From CDs When you record on side B, reverse the tape and press · or P on the player to resume playing. To cancel Time Edit Press CONTINUE. You can program the tracks you want in advance Select the tracks before doing the above procedure. The player creates a program from the remaining tracks.
  • Page 23: Adjusting The Recording Level (Peak Search)

    Fading out at the specified time (Time Fade) You can have the player fade out automatically by specifying the playing time. Once you set the Time Fade, it works twice, that is, the play fades out at the end of both sides of a tape. Press EDIT/TIME FADE repeatedly before you TIME start playing until...
  • Page 24: Storing Information About Cds (Custom Files)

    Storing Information About CDs (Custom Files) Storing Information About CDs (Custom Files) What You Can Do With the Custom Files The player can store two types of information called “Custom Files” for each disc. Once you have stored Custom Files for a disc, the player automatically recalls what you have stored whenever you select the disc.
  • Page 25 Press INPUT to store the Disc Memo. Repeat Steps 1 to 7 to assign Disc Memos to other discs. Labeling discs using the remote Z SPACE DISC/CAPS Number buttons ENTER CLEAR MEMO INPUT Press DISC/CAPS. Press the number button of the disc you want to assign a Disc Memo, and then ENTER.
  • Page 26: Storing Specific Tracks (Delete Bank)

    Storing Information About CDs (Custom Files) If you have made a mistake while inputting the character To correct the character which has been input 1 Press 0 or ) until the cursor moves next to the incorrect character. DISCS DISC S y m p h e y N o 1 2 Press DEL to delete the incorrect character.
  • Page 27: Additional Information

    Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzine. If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Additional Information Additional Information Additional Information...
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the player, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. There’s no sound. /Check that the player is connected securely.
  • Page 29: Index

    Index Index A, B Advanced Mega Control 18 AMS 14 Automatic Music Sensor. See C, D CD TEXT 11 Changing the Disc Memos 19 Connecting 4 another CD player 6 Continuous Play 8 Controlling another CD player 18 X-Fade Play 20 Custom Files Delete Bank 26 Disc Memo 24...
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