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. CDP-CX225 Serial No.
ABLE OF CONTENTS Getting Started Unpacking ... 4 Hooking Up the System ... 4 Inserting CDs ... 6 Playing a CD ... 8 Playing CDs Locating a Specific Disc ... 10 Specifying the Next Disc to Play ... 10 Locating a Specific Track or a Point in a Track ... 11 Playing Repeatedly ...
Getting Started Getting Started Unpacking Check that you received the following items: • Audio cord (1) • Remote commander (remote) (1) • Size AA (R6) batteries (2) • CD booklet holders (2) and label (1) How to use the CD booklet holder The CD booklet holder helps you locate the disc easily.
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 receiver (amplifier) equipped with the CONTROL A1 jack Be sure to connect the player to the CD IN jacks on the receiver (amplifier).
Getting Started Inserting CDs You can insert up to 200 discs into this player. POWER Front cover POWER Press POWER to turn on the player. Press OPEN. Front cover Turn the JOG dial until you find the disc slot where you want to insert a disc, while checking the disc number (written beside every five slots and also indicated in the display).
Basic Operations Playing a CD CONTINUE SHUFFLE PROGRAM REPEAT POWER BLOCK 1 BLOCK 2 BLOCK 5 BLOCK 6 See pages 4 – 5 for the hookup information. Make sure you have inserted the discs correctly as indicated on page 6. You can play all the tracks on a disc in the original order (Continuous Play).
When you turn off the player Display information while playing a disc by pressing the POWER While playing a disc, the display shows the current disc number, track switch (standby mode) number, playing time of the track and the next disc number. The player remembers the last playing disc and the play mode (Continuous,...
Playing CDs Playing CDs Locating a Specific Disc POWER DISC Number buttons Selecting a disc on the player Turn the JOG dial until the disc number you want appears in the display. Press ENTER to start play. Selecting a disc directly using the remote Press DISC.
Locating a Specific Track or a Point in a Track You can quickly locate any track while playing a disc using the ≠/± (AMS: Automatic Music Sensor) buttons or number buttons on the remote. You can also locate a specific point in a track while playing a disc. POWER ≠/±...
Playing CDs Playing Repeatedly You can play discs/tracks repeatedly in any play mode. REPEAT POWER Press REPEAT while playing a disc. “REPEAT” appears in the display. The player repeats the discs/tracks as follows: When the disc is played in ALL DISCS Continuous Play (page 8) 1 DISC Continuous Play (page 8)
You can directly select a disc for 1 DISC Shuffle Play See “Selecting a disc directly using the remote” on page 10. You can go to the next disc during 1 DISC Shuffle Play Press DISC SKIP +. You can specify the next disc to play during 1 DISC Shuffle Play Turn the JOG dial to specify the next disc.
Playing CDs Creating a program using the remote TRACK DISC CHECK · Press PROGRAM. Press DISC. Press the number button of the disc. To program a whole disc, skip this step and go to Step 6. Press TRACK. Press the number button of the track. Press ENTER.
Playing Discs in a Group (Block Play) You can classify discs in advance by artists, category, etc. when inserting discs into the slots, and play them only within the group (called “block”) you specified. The player has eight blocks, and each slot is assigned to one of the blocks as shown below.
• When transporting the player, press OPEN then remove all the discs from the player and turn the power off. If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Notes on CDs On handling CDs •...
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 is no sound. /Check that the player is connected securely.
Index Additional Information Index AMS 11 Automatic Music Sensor 11. Block Play 15 C, D Connecting 4 Continuous Play 8 E, F, G Erasing programs 14 Handling CDs 16 Hookups overview 4 Inserting CDs 6 J, K JOG dial 6 L, M, N O Locating a specific point 11...