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-CX230 Serial No.
ABLE OF CONTENTS Getting Started Unpacking ... 4 Hooking Up the System ... 4 Inserting CDs ... 6 Playing a CD ... 8 Playing CDs Using the Display ... 10 Locating a Specific Disc ... 11 Specifying the Next Disc to Play ... 13 Locating a Specific Track or a Point in a Track ...
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 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.
Getting Started Inserting CDs You can insert up to 200 discs into this player. § OPEN/CLOSE Press I/u to turn on the player. Open the front cover by pressing § OPEN/ CLOSE. 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 slot and also indicated in the display).
• If you drop a disc into the player and the CD won’t go into the slot correctly, consult your nearest Sony dealer. • When transporting the player, remove all discs from the player.
Basic Operations Playing a CD STANDBY I / u CONTINUE GROUP 1 GROUP 5 See pages 4 – 5 for the hookup information. Make sure you have inserted the discs correctly as indicated on pages 6 – 7. You can play all the tracks on a disc in the original order (Continuous Play).
When you turn off the player To stop playback The player remembers the Press p. last playing disc and the play mode (Continuous, Shuffle (see page 14) or Program (see page 15)). When you turn on the player again, therefore, the player plays the same disc in the same play mode.
Playing CDs Playing CDs Using the Display You can check information about the disc using the display. TIME/TEXT Checking the total number and playing time of the tracks Select the disc you want to check, and push the JOG dial in the Continuous Play mode. As the player starts play automatically, press p to stop, and then TIME/TEXT.
Display information while playing a disc Each time you press TIME/TEXT, the display shows the information as shown below. The current disc ALL DISCS number, track CD TEXT number and DISC TRACK playing time appear. Press ALL DISCS The current track CD TEXT TRACK title appears.
Playing CDs Selecting a disc on the player Turn the JOG dial until the disc number or Disc Memo (see page 18) you want appears in the display. Push the JOG dial to start play. Selecting a disc directly using the remote Press DISC.
Specifying the Next Disc to Play You can specify the next disc to play while playing a disc in Continuous or 1 DISC Shuffle Play mode. While playing a disc, turn the JOG dial. “NEXT DISC” appears in the display and the disc number or Disc Memo (see page 18) changes as you turn the JOG dial.
Playing CDs Playing Repeatedly You can play discs/tracks repeatedly in any play mode. REPEAT 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)
Playing all tracks on a specified disc in random order Press SHUFFLE twice. “1 DISC” and “SHUFFLE” appear in the display. Turn the JOG dial until the disc number you want appears in the display. When using the remote, press DISC first and then press the number button of the disc.
Playing CDs Push the JOG dial. The track being programmed PROGRAM1 DISC TRACK The disc being programmed To program other discs/tracks, do the following: To program All tracks of another disc(s) Other tracks on the same disc Other tracks on other discs Push the JOG dial or press ·...
To program other discs/tracks, do the following: To program Repeat Steps All tracks of another disc(s) 2 to 4 Other tracks on the same disc Other tracks on other discs 2 to 5 Press · to start Program Play. To cancel Program Play Press CONTINUE.
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.
Turn the JOG dial until the character you want appears in the display. The cursor disappears and the first space for the Disc Memo flashes. As you turn the JOG dial clockwise, the characters appear in the following order. Turn the JOG dial counterclockwise to go back to the previous character.
Storing Information About CDs (Custom Files) To input a letter, press the number button corresponding to the letter you want (indicated beside each number button). The cursor disappears and the first space for the Disc Memo flashes. Each time you press the button, the letter changes cyclically among the ones indicated beside the button.
Storing Specific Tracks (Delete Bank) You can delete unwanted tracks and store only the tracks you want. When you select the disc containing a Delete Bank, you can play only the remaining tracks. CONTINUE SHUFFLE Press CONTINUE or SHUFFLE before you start playing.
Storing Information About CDs (Custom Files) Turn the JOG dial until the character you want appears in the display. The cursor disappears and the first space for the Group Memo flashes. As you turn the JOG dial clockwise, the characters appear in the following order.
Deleting discs from a group • To delete a disc from a group 1 Turn the JOG dial until the disc number you want to delete from the group appears in the display. 2 Press GROUP FILE. “Select G1 – G8” appears in the display. 3 Press CLEAR.
• When transporting the player, open the front cover 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 A, B AMS 13 Automatic Music Sensor 13 CD TEXT 10 Connecting 4 Continuous Play 8 CONTROL A1 5 Custom Files Delete Bank 21 Disc Memo 18 Group File 21 what you can do with 18 Delete Bank 21 Disc Memo 18 E, F...
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