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4-236-994-12(2)
Micro Hi-Fi
Component
System
Operating Instructions
CMT-M100MD
© 2002 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 4-236-994-12(2) Micro Hi-Fi Component System Operating Instructions CMT-M100MD © 2002 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Warning To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. To prevent fire, do not Cover the ventilation of the apparatus with news papers, table-cloths, 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.
  • Page 3 MD – Recording Before you start recording ... 19 Recording tracks in groups — Group Function ... 20 Recording a CD on an MD ... 22 — CD-MD Synchro Recording/ High-Speed CD-MD Synchro Recording Recording a tape on an MD —...
  • Page 4: Parts Identification

    Parts Identification The items are arranged in alphabetical order. Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses ( ) for details. Main unit qj qh CD disc tray qs (9) CD NX 3 (9, 11) Cover qj Display window 4 ENTER/START qd (22, 24, 46, FM MODE qg (44) FUNCTION wa (9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 21, 25, 26, 31–39, 41, 46,...
  • Page 5: Remote Control

    Remote Control BASS/TRE 8 (49) CD NX wd (9, 11) CLEAR wa (11, 13, 17, 31, 45) CLOCK/TIMER SELECT qg (50, 52) CLOCK/TIMER SET 2 (8, 50, CURSOR T/t 5 (8, 13, 31) DISPLAY ws (8, 11, 12, 17, 19, 21, 45) DSG 9 (49) ENTER/YES 4 (8, 11, 14, 17,...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting Started Hooking up the system Perform the following procedure 1 to 3 to hook up your system using the supplied cords and accessories. AM loop aerial Right speaker FM aerial Left speaker...
  • Page 7: Inserting Two R6 (size Aa) Batteries Into The Remote

    1 Connect the speakers. Connect the speaker cords to the SPEAKER terminals on the system as the following. Right speaker cord 2 Connect the FM/AM aerials. Set up the AM loop aerial, then connect it. AM loop aerial Extend the FM lead aerial horizontally 3 Connect the mains lead to the mains.
  • Page 8: Setting The Clock

    Setting the clock Press ?/1 to turn on the system. Press CLOCK/TIMER SET on the remote. Proceed to step 5 when you set the clock for the first time. Press . or > on the remote repeatedly until “CLOCK SET” appears. Press ENTER/YES on the remote.
  • Page 9: Loading A Cd

    Loading a CD Press Z CD. The disc tray opens. Place a CD with the label side up on the disc tray. When you play a CD single (8 cm CD), place it on the inner circle of the tray. Press Z CD again to close the disc tray.
  • Page 10: Other Operations

    Playing a CD (continued) Other operations Do this Press x. Stop play Press CD NX. Press again to Pause resume play. Press l or L (or . or Select a track > on the remote) repeatedly until you find the desired track. Keep pressing m or M during Find a point in a track...
  • Page 11: Programming Cd Tracks

    Programming CD tracks — Programme Play You can make a programme of up to 25 tracks. Press FUNCTION repeatedly to switch the function to CD. Press PLAY MODE/DIRECTION (or PLAY MODE on the remote) in stop mode repeatedly until “PGM” appears. Press l or L (or .
  • Page 12: Using The Cd Display

    Programming CD tracks (continued) Tips • The programme you made remains after Programme Play finishes. To play the same programme again, press CD NX. However, the programme is cleared after you remove the CD. • “--.--” appears when the total CD programme time exceeds 100 minutes, or when you select a CD track whose number is 21 or over.
  • Page 13: Labelling A Cd - Disc Memo

    Labelling a CD — Disc Memo You can label up to 50 CDs with titles of up to 20 symbols and characters. Whenever you load a labelled CD, the title appears. Notes • You cannot label a CD for which “TEXT” appears in the display.
  • Page 14: Erasing A Disc Title

    Labelling a CD (continued) Press ENTER/YES on the remote to complete the labelling procedure. To cancel labelling Press MENU/NO on the remote. Checking the disc titles Press FUNCTION repeatedly to switch the function to CD. Press MENU/NO on the remote in stop mode.
  • Page 15: Md - Play

    MD – Play Loading an MD Insert an MD. With the label side up, and the shutter on the righthand side With the arrow pointing toward the deck Before inserting an MD When the system is on, make sure the MD icon does not appear.
  • Page 16 Playing an MD (continued) Other operations Do this Press x. Stop play Press MD NX. Press again to Pause resume play. Press l or L (or . or Select a track > on the remote) repeatedly until you find the desired track. Keep pressing m or M during Find a point in a track...
  • Page 17: Programming Md Tracks

    Programming MD tracks — Programme Play You can make a programme of up to 25 tracks. Press FUNCTION repeatedly to switch the function to MD. Press PLAY MODE/DIRECTION (or PLAY MODE on the remote) in stop mode repeatedly until “PGM” appears. Press l or L (or .
  • Page 18: Playing Only The Tracks In The Desired Group

    Programming MD tracks (continued) Tips • The programme you made remains after Programme Play finishes. To play the same programme again, press MD NX. However, the programme is cleared after you remove the MD or press GROUP. • “---.--” appears when the total MD programme time exceeds 1,000 minutes.
  • Page 19: Using The Md Display

    Using the MD display Press DISPLAY on the remote repeatedly. Each time you press the button, the display changes cyclically as follows: During normal play Current track number and elapsed playing time of the track t Current track number and remaining time of the track t Remaining time of the MD* t Track title of the current...
  • Page 20: Recording Tracks In Groups

    Before you start recording (continued) Note on MD track numbers On an MD, the track numbers (track sequence), track start and end point information, etc., are recorded in the TOC* area independent of the sound information. You can edit recorded tracks quickly by modifying the TOC information.
  • Page 21 How is group information recorded? When recording using the Group Function, the group management information is automatically recorded on the MD as the disc title. Specifically, a character string such as the following is written in the disc title recording area.
  • Page 22: Recording A Cd On An Md

    Recording tracks in groups (continued) Recording into an existing group You can add tracks to an existing group. Follow the same procedures as from step 1 to 3 of “Recording into a new group” on page 21. Press z MD (or MD z on the remote). “New Track”...
  • Page 23: High-speed Cd-md Synchro

    Press ENTER/START while “Press START” flashes. Recording starts. When the recording of all selected tracks is completed, the CD player and the MD deck stop automatically. To stop recording Press x. Tips • You can record only your favourite CD tracks with Programme Play.
  • Page 24: Recording A Tape On An Md

    Recording a CD on an MD (continued) Notes • You cannot pause recording during High-Speed CD-MD Synchro Recording. • If the play mode is set to the Repeat or Shuffle Play, it automatically switches to normal play at step 4 of “Recording a CD on an MD”.
  • Page 25: Recording On An Md Manually

    Recording on an MD manually — Manual Recording You can record just the portions you like from a CD, or start recording from the middle of the tape. You can also record a radio programme. Load a recordable MD. Press FUNCTION repeatedly to select the desired source to record.
  • Page 26: Recording Tips

    Recording tips — Recording for long times/Marking track numbers/Smart space/ Adjusting the recording level Recording for long times This system has two long time recording modes: LP2 and LP4 (MDLP recording). When recording in LP2 Stereo mode, you can record 2 times the normal recordable time, and in LP4 Stereo mode, you can record 4 times the normal recordable time.
  • Page 27: Marking Track Numbers

    Notes • The recorded “LP:” is a stamp which appears to indicate that the track cannot be played back when you try to play the track on system that does not support MDLP mode. It does not appear for systems that support MDLP mode.
  • Page 28: Making A Space Between Tracks 3 Seconds Long

    Recording tips (continued) To change the trigger level for Level Synchro Recording Perform the following procedure to change the signal level that triggers Level Synchro Recording. Press MENU/NO on the remote during recording pause to display “Setup?”, then press ENTER/YES on the remote. Press l or L (or .
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Recording Level

    Press FUNCTION repeatedly to switch the function to MD. Press MENU/NO on the remote. Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until “Setup?” appears, then press ENTER/YES on the remote. Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until “S.Space Off”...
  • Page 30: Md - Editing

    MD – Editing Before you start editing You can edit an MD only when: • The MD is recordable. • The MD play mode is normal play. Check the following, before editing. Check the tab of the MD to be edited. Slide the tab to close the slot.
  • Page 31 Press FUNCTION repeatedly to switch the function to MD. Perform the following procedure depending on what you want to label: To label a track Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until the desired track number appears, then press NAME EDIT/ SELECT on the remote.
  • Page 32: Labelling A Group

    Labelling an MD (continued) Notes • You can label a track title during play. The playback repeats until you finish labelling. • If you enter the symbol “//” between the characters in disc titles such as “abc//def”, you may be unable to use the Group Function.
  • Page 33: Registering Recorded Tracks Into A New

    Checking the titles Press GROUP on the remote in stop mode repeatedly until the GROUP indicator lights up. Press GROUP SKIP on the remote repeatedly until the desired group appears, then press SCROLL on the remote. The title appears scrolling in the display. To stop scrolling, press SCROLL on the remote.
  • Page 34: Releasing Group Registrations

    Registering recorded tracks into a new group (continued) Tips • To create a group without registering any tracks, press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until “None” appears, then press ENTER/YES on the remote in step 6. “Complete!”...
  • Page 35: Erasing Recordings

    Releasing the registrations of all tracks on an MD — All Release Function You can release the group registrations of all tracks on an MD at once. Press FUNCTION repeatedly to switch the function to MD. Press GROUP on the remote in stop mode repeatedly until the GROUP indicator lights up.
  • Page 36: A-b Erase Function

    Erasing recordings (continued) Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until the desired track number appears. Press ENTER/YES on the remote. “Complete!” appears. Notes • “Tr Protect” appears when the track was recorded or edited on another deck and then protected. You cannot erase tracks on this deck when “Tr Protect”...
  • Page 37: Moving Recorded Tracks

    While monitoring the sound, press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly to find the starting point of the portion to be erased (point A). You can shift the starting point by 1/86 second (1 frame) intervals*. To shift the point by second or minute intervals, press m or M so that second or minute flashes, then press l or L...
  • Page 38: Dividing Recorded Tracks

    Moving recorded tracks (continued) Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until the new track position appears. Original track number Press ENTER/YES on the remote. “Complete!” appears. Note When you move a track to a track number that is registered into a group, the moved track is re- registered into the group containing the moved destination track number.
  • Page 39: Combining Recorded Tracks

    While monitoring the sound, press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly to adjust the point to be divided. You can shift the point by 1/86 second (1 frame) intervals*. To shift the point by second or minute intervals, press m or M so that second or minute flashes, then press l or L (or .
  • Page 40: Undoing The Last Edit

    Combining recorded tracks (continued) Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until “Combine?” appears, then press ENTER/YES on the remote. Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until the first track number of the two to be combined appears, then press ENTER/ YES on the remote.
  • Page 41: Changing The Recorded Level After Recording

    Changing the recorded level after recording — S.F Edit Function You can change the volume of recorded tracks using S.F (Scale Factor) Edit. The original track is recorded over at the new recording level. When changing the recording level, you can select Fade-in Recording to gradually increase the signal level at the start of recording, or Fade-out Recording to gradually...
  • Page 42 Changing the recorded level after recording (continued) Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until “Fade In?” or “Fade Out?” appears, then press ENTER/YES on the remote. Press l or L (or . or > on the remote) repeatedly until the track number you want to change the recording level appears, then press...
  • Page 43: Tuner

    Tuner Presetting radio stations You can preset 20 stations for FM and 10 stations for AM. Press ?/1 to turn on the system. Press TUNER BAND repeatedly to select “FM” or “AM”. Press TUNING MODE repeatedly until “AUTO” appears. Press m or M. The frequency indication changes and the scanning stops when the system tunes in a station.
  • Page 44: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the radio — Preset Tuning Preset radio stations in the system memory first (see “Presetting radio stations” on page 43). Press TUNER BAND repeatedly to select “FM” or “AM”. Press TUNING MODE repeatedly until “PRESET” appears. Press TUNING + or – (or – or + on the remote) repeatedly to select the desired preset station (or station name* or RDS station name**).
  • Page 45: Station Name

    Labelling the preset stations — Station Name You can label each preset station with up to 12 characters (Station Name). Tune the station you want to label (see “Listening to the radio” on page 44). Follow the same procedures as from step 2 to 6 of “Labelling a CD”...
  • Page 46: Tape - Play

    Tape – Play Loading a tape Press Z PUSH OPEN/CLOSE. Insert a tape. With the side you want to play/ record facing up Playing a tape You can use TYPE I (normal) tape. Press FUNCTION repeatedly to switch the function to TAPE. Press PLAY MODE/DIRECTION repeatedly until g appears to play one side or h (or j * ) to play both sides.
  • Page 47: Recording An Md On A Tape

    Tips • When you record on both sides, be sure to start from the top side. If you start from the bottom side, recording stops at the end of the bottom side. • If you select both sides recording and the tape reaches the end of the top side part-way through a track, the entire track is recorded again from the beginning of the bottom side.
  • Page 48: Recording On A Tape Manually

    Recording an MD on a tape (continued) Tips • When you record on both sides, be sure to start from the top side. If you start from the bottom side, recording stops at the end of the bottom side. • If you select both sides recording and the tape reaches the end of the top side part-way through a track, the entire track is recorded again from the beginning of the bottom side.
  • Page 49: Sound Adjustment

    Sound Adjustment Adjusting the sound Generating a more dynamic sound (Dynamic Sound Generator) Press DSG on the remote. To cancel the DSG, press DSG on the remote again. Adjusting the bass and treble Press BASS/TRE on the remote repeatedly to select BASS or TREBLE. While “BASS”...
  • Page 50: Waking Up To Music

    Waking up to music — Daily Timer You can wake up to music at a preset time. Make sure you have set the clock (see “Setting the clock” on page 8). Prepare the sound source you want to play. • CD: Load a CD. To start from a specific track, make a programme (see “Programming CD tracks”...
  • Page 51: Timer Recording Radio Programmes

    Notes • You cannot activate the Daily Timer and recording timer at the same time. • If you use the Daily Timer at the same time as the Sleep Timer, the Sleep Timer has priority. • Do not operate the system from the time the system turns on until the play starts (about 30 seconds before the preset time).
  • Page 52 Timer recording radio programmes (continued) Load a recordable MD or tape. If you use a partially recorded MD, recording starts after the recorded tracks. If you use a tape, recording starts from the top side. Insert a tape with the side you want to record on facing up.
  • Page 53: Optional Components

    Listen to the Press FUNCTION repeatedly to connected switch the function to ANALOG analogue component Operate the Connect the personal computer system from a to the PC LINK connector using personal computer a Sony PC connection kit (option) that supports this system.
  • Page 54: Additional Information

    • When you move the system, take out any discs. If you have any questions or problems concerning your system, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. On the speaker system This speaker system is not magnetically shielded and the picture on TV sets may become magnetically distorted.
  • Page 55 • With the following kinds of CDs, you may experience a reading failure or noise when recorded on an MD: — CDs with adhesive labels attached to them — Irregularly shaped CDs (for example, heart- or star- shaped) — CDs with printed text concentrated on one side only —...
  • Page 56: System Limitations Of Mds

    System limitations of MDs The recording system in your MD deck has the limitations described below. Note, however, that these limitations are due to the inherent nature of the MD recording system itself, not to mechanical causes. “Disc Full!” appears before the MD has reached the maximum recording time When 255 tracks have been recorded on the MD,...
  • Page 57: Troubleshooting

    First, check that the mains lead is connected firmly and that the speakers are connected correctly and firmly. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. General There is no sound. • Press VOLUME + or – (or VOL + or – on the remote).
  • Page 58 CD player. The CD does not eject. • Consult your nearest Sony dealer. Play does not start. • Open the CD tray and check whether a CD is loaded.
  • Page 59 The sound skips. • Replace the MD. • Try moving the system to a place without vibration (e.g., on top of a stable stand). • Try moving the speakers away from the system, or placing them on separate stands. When you listen to a track with bass sounds at high volume, the speaker vibration may cause the sound to skip.
  • Page 60 • Locate the aerials as far away from the speaker cords as possible. • Consult your nearest Sony dealer if the supplied AM aerial has come off the plastic stand. • Try turning off surrounding electrical equipments.
  • Page 61: Self-diagnosis Display

    To solve the problem refer to the following list. If any problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. C11/Protected The MD is protected against erasure. cRemove the MD and slide the tab to close the slot (see page 20).
  • Page 62 Self-diagnosis display (continued) Complete! The editing operation of MDs is completed. Disc Full! There is no time remaining on the MD. Eject The MD deck is ejecting the MD. Group Full! An attempt was made to create a new group in excess of the maximum number of groups, or there are insufficient characters for updating the group management information.
  • Page 63: Specifications

    Cannot Edit You tried to label a CD TEXT disc. CD No Disc There is no CD in the player. Complete! The editing operation of CD is completed. Name Full There are already 50 disc titles stored in the system. OVER You have reached the end of the CD while pressing M during play or pause.
  • Page 64 5 Hz – 20 kHz (±0.5 dB) Tape deck section Recording system 4-track 2-channel stereo Frequency response 50 – 13,000 Hz (±3 dB), using Sony TYPE I cassettes Wow and flutter ±0.15% W. Peak (IEC) 0.1% W. RMS (NAB) ±0.2% W. Peak (DIN)

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