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Operating Instructions

Owner's Records
The model and serial numbers are located on 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. ______________
©2005 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Owner’s Records The model and serial numbers are located on 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 2 The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. Except for European model ® is a U.S. NERGY registered mark. As an E NERGY ® partner, Sony Corporation has determined that this product ® meets the E NERGY guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 3: How To Use This Manual

    ATRAC, ATRAC3, ATRAC3plus and their logos are trademarks of Sony Corporation. SonicStage and SonicStage logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. How to use this manual • This manual mainly explains operations using the remote, but the same operations can also be performed using the buttons on the unit having the same or similar names.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents How to use this manual... 3 Create your own ATRAC CDs ... 5 Which discs can you play on this system?... 6 About ATRAC CDs and MP3 CDs ... 8 Getting Started Hooking up the system... 10 Setting the clock...
  • Page 5: Create Your Own Atrac Cds

    Create your own ATRAC CDs In addition to the usual audio CDs, you can play an original CD, called “ATRAC CD,” that you create with the supplied software, SonicStage. Using SonicStage, about 30 audio CDs* can be recorded on one CD-R or CD-RW. The following is a quick overview of how you listen to music on your ATRAC Install SonicStage on your computer.
  • Page 6: Which Discs Can You Play On This System

    Which discs can you play on this system? Audio CDs: CD-DA format CDs CD-DA (Compact Disc Digital Audio) is a recording standard used for audio CDs. ATRAC CDs: CD-R/CD-RW on which audio data compressed in the ATRAC3plus format has been recorded by using SonicStage* ATRAC3plus (Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding3plus) is audio compression technology that satisfies the demand for high sound quality and high compression rates.
  • Page 7 List of playable discs Format of discs Disc logo Audio CDs CD-R/CD-RW (audio data, ATRAC3plus files, MP3 files) Discs that this system cannot play • CD-ROMs • CD-Rs/CD-RWs other than those recorded in the following formats: – music CD format –...
  • Page 8: About Atrac Cds And Mp3 Cds

    Music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies This product is designed to playback 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.
  • Page 9 The usable number of groups and files ATRAC CDs: • Maximum number of groups: 255 • Maximum number of files: 999 MP3 CDs: • Maximum number of groups: 256 • Maximum number of files: 511 (The maximum number of MP3 files and groups that can be contained on a single disc is 512.) Notes •...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started Hooking up the system Perform the following procedures 1 to 4 to hook up your system using the supplied cords and accessories. Right speaker 1 Connect the speakers. Connect the right and left speaker cords to the SPEAKER terminals as shown below. Insert this portion FM lead antenna AM loop antenna...
  • Page 11 Plug type B Extend the FM lead antenna horizontally AM loop antenna Plug type C North American models: Connect using the white side Other models: Connect using the brown side Extend the FM lead antenna horizontally AM loop antenna Note To prevent noise pickup, keep the antennas away from the speaker cords.
  • Page 12: Setting The Clock

    Inserting two R6 (size AA) batteries into the remote Note If you do not use the remote for a long period of time, remove the batteries to avoid possible damage from battery leakage and corrosion. With normal use, the batteries should last for about six months.
  • Page 13: Cd - Play

    CD – Play Loading a disc Use buttons on the unit for the operation. Press Z. Insert discs with the label side facing forward. Check that the lever on the left side of the respective slot raises. When you play a disc, insert it with the label side forward.
  • Page 14: Playing A Disc

    Playing a disc — Normal Play/Shuffle Play This system lets you play CDs in different play modes. Example: When playing discs Current disc Track number Loaded discs Press CD (or FUNCTION repeatedly) to switch the function to CD. Press PLAY MODE repeatedly in stop mode until the mode you want appears in the display.
  • Page 15: Searching For Tracks With The Jog Dial

    Notes • You cannot change the play mode during playback. • Some time may be needed to start playback of discs recorded in complex configurations such as many layers. • Before playing back a track, the system reads all tracks and groups on the disc. During this time, “READING”...
  • Page 16: Playing Repeatedly

    Playing repeatedly — Repeat Play You can play all the tracks or a single track on a disc repeatedly. Press REPEAT repeatedly during playback until “REP” or “REP 1” appears. REP: For all the tracks on the disc up to five times.
  • Page 17 Program additional discs or tracks. To program Repeat steps Other discs 3 and 5 Other tracks on the 4 and 5 same disc Other tracks on 3 to 5 other discs Press N (or CD HS on the unit). Program Play starts. Using the jog dial Use buttons on the unit for the operation.
  • Page 18: Tuner

    Tuner Presetting radio stations You can preset up to 20 FM stations and 10 AM stations. You can then tune in any of those stations simply by selecting the corresponding preset number. Automatic tuning preset You can automatically tune in all of the stations that can be received in your area and then store the radio frequency of the desired stations.
  • Page 19: Listening To The Radio

    To change the AM tuning interval (except for European model) The AM tuning interval is factory-preset to 9 kHz (or 10 kHz for some areas). To change the AM tuning interval, tune in any AM station first, then turn off the system. While holding press ?/1 on the unit.
  • Page 20: Manual Tuning

    Listening to non-preset radio station — Manual Tuning Press TUNER BAND (or FUNCTION repeatedly) to switch the function to TUNER. Press TUNER BAND repeatedly to select “FM” or “AM”. Press TUNING MODE repeatedly until “AUTO” and “PRESET” disappear from the display. Press + or –...
  • Page 21: Tape - Play

    Tape – Play Loading a tape Press Z PUSH OPEN/CLOSE on the unit. Load a recorded/recordable tape into the cassette holder. Note Be careful not to touch the exposed tape. With the side you want to play/record facing towards you. Playing a tape You can use TYPE I (normal) tape.
  • Page 22: Tape - Recording

    Tape – Recording Recording your favorite CD tracks on a tape — CD-TAPE Synchro Recording You can use TYPE I (normal) tape. The recording level is adjusted automatically. Use buttons on the unit for the operation. Load a recordable tape. Press FUNCTION repeatedly to switch the function to CD and load a disc you want to record.
  • Page 23: Sound Adjustment

    Sound Adjustment Adjusting the sound You can adjust the bass and treble to enjoy more powerful sound. Generating a more dynamic sound (Dynamic Sound Generator X-tra) Press DSGX on the unit. Each time you press the button, the display changes cyclically as follows: y DSGX OFF DSGX ON * The DSGX indicator lights up.
  • Page 24: Waking Up To Music

    Waking up to music — Play Timer You can wake up to music at a preset time. Make sure you have set the clock (see “Setting the clock” on page 12). Use buttons on the remote for the operation. Prepare the sound source you want to play.
  • Page 25: Timer Recording Radio Programs

    Timer recording radio programs — Rec Timer You can record a preset radio station from a specified time. To timer record, you must first preset the radio station (see “Presetting radio stations” on page 18) and set the clock (see “Setting the clock”...
  • Page 26: Display

    Display Turning off the display — Power Saving Mode The clock display can be turned off to minimize the amount of power consumed during standby (Power Saving Mode). Press DISPLAY repeatedly while the system is off until the clock display disappears.
  • Page 27: Changing The Load Disc Illumination

    Checking the total playing time and titles Press DISPLAY repeatedly in stop mode. Each time you press the button, the display changes cyclically as follows: x Normal Play mode TOC display or total group number of the disc or total track number of the current group Volume label or group name t Clock...
  • Page 28: Optional Components

    Optional Components Hooking up optional components To enhance your system, you can connect optional components. Refer to the operating instructions provided with each component. From the audio output jacks of an optional analog component Optional analog component A ANALOG IN jack Use audio cord (not supplied) to connect an optional analog component (MiniDisc player/ recorder or Portable Audio player, etc.) to this...
  • Page 29: Listening To Audio From A Connected Component

    Listening to audio from a connected component Connect the audio cord (not supplied). See “Hooking up optional components” on page 28. Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “MD” appears. Start playing the connected component. Recording audio from a connected component Connect audio cord (not supplied). See “Hooking up optional components”...
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    • Turn the power off and then on again by pressing ?/1 on the system, then perform “When carrying this system” (page 12). If “CANT LOCK” still appears, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. “– –:– –” appears in the display.
  • Page 31 • Make sure the power cord is connected to wall outlet. CD player “LOCKED” appears. • Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. The disc does not eject. • You cannot eject the disc during CD Synchro Recording.
  • Page 32: Tape Deck

    • Locate the antennas as far away from the speaker cords as possible. • Consult your nearest Sony dealer if the supplied AM antenna has come off the plastic stand. • Try turning off surrounding electrical equipment. • Set “CD POWER” and “OFF” by CD power manage function (page 19).
  • Page 33: Messages

    Messages One of the following messages may appear or flash in the display during operation. NO DISC There is no disc in the player. NO STEP All of the programmed tracks have been erased. CD OVER You have reached the end of the disc while pressing M during playback or pause.
  • Page 34: Additional Information

    • When you move the system, take out any disc. If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Notes on discs • Before playing, clean the disc with a cleaning cloth.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    To save a tape permanently To prevent a tape from being accidentally recorded over, break off the cassette tab from side A or B as illustrated. Break off the cassette tab If you later want to reuse the tape for recording, cover the broken tab with adhesive tape.
  • Page 36 SS-CHPZ7 for CMT-HPZ7 Speaker system Speaker units 4-track 2-channel stereo Woofer: 50 – 13,000 Hz (±3 dB), Tweeter: using Sony TYPE I Nominal impedance cassettes Dimensions (w/h/d) ±0.15% W. Peak (IEC) 0.1% W. RMS (NAB) Mass ±0.2% W. Peak (DIN) 87.5 –...
  • Page 37 General Power requirements North American model: 120 V AC, 60 Hz European model: 230 V AC, 50/60 Hz Korean model: 220 V AC, 60 Hz Australian model: 230 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Taiwanese model: 120 V AC, 50/60 Hz Argentine model: 220 V AC, 50/60 Hz Mexican model:...
  • Page 38: List Of Button Locations And Reference Pages

    List of button locations and reference pages How to use this page Use this page to find the location of buttons and other parts of the system that are mentioned in the text. Main unit ALPHABETICAL ORDER A – I ANALOG IN jack qs (22, 24, 28) CANCEL wa (15) Cassette compartment 4 (21)
  • Page 39: Remote Control

    Remote control ALPHABETICAL ORDER A – E CD qj (14, 16) CLEAR qf (17) CLOCK/TIMER SELECT 2 (24, 25) CLOCK/TIMER SET 3 (12, 24, DISC SKIP 0 (14, 16) DISPLAY w; (20, 26, 27) ENTER 9 (12, 16, 18, 24, 25) EQ qd (23) F –...
  • Page 40 Printed on 100 % recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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