Owner’s Record 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.
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.
® ENERGY STAR NERGY registered mark. As an E ® partner, Sony Corporation has determined that this product meets the E NERGY guidelines for energy efficiency. How to use this manual This manual mainly explains operations using the system, but the same operations can also be performed using the buttons on the remote having the same or similar names.
Table of Contents How to use this manual... 3 Getting Started Hooking up the system... 5 Setting the clock... 7 CD – Play Loading a disc ... 8 Playing a disc ... 8 — Normal Play/Shuffle Play Playing repeatedly... 9 —...
Perform the following procedures 1 to 5 to hook up your system using the supplied cords and accessories (page 32). Speaker (right) 1 Connect the speakers. Connect the speaker cords to the FRONT SPEAKER jacks for LBT-XGR66 and LBT-XGR600 or TWEETER & WOOFER jacks for LBT-XGR88 as shown below. Red (3) Black (#)
3 Connect the FM and AM antennas. Set up the AM loop antenna, then connect Extend the FM lead antenna horizontally AM loop antenna Note Keep the antennas away from the speaker cords. 4 For models with a voltage selector, set VOLTAGE SELECTOR to the local power line voltage.
Attaching the speaker pads Attach the supplied speaker pads to the bottom of the speakers to stabilize the speakers and prevent them from slipping. When carrying this system Perform the following procedure to protect the CD mechanism. Make sure that all discs removed from the system.
CD – Play Loading a disc Press PUSH OPEN at left side of disc tray. The front cover opens. Place a disc with the label side up on the disc tray. To insert additional discs, press DISC SKIP to rotate the disc tray. Close the front cover.
Other operations Do this Stop play Press x. Press NX (or X on the remote). Pause Press again to resume play. Select a track During play or pause, press . or > repeatedly. Keep pressing m or M during Find a point in a track playback and release it at the desired point.
Creating your own program — Program Play You can make a program of up to 25 steps from all the discs in the order you want to play them. You can synchro record the programmed tracks onto a cassette tape (page 14). Using the display window Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “CD”...
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.
To improve tuner reception When tuner reception is poor, set CD player power off by CD power manage function. CD power is factory set to on. Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “CD” appears. Press ?/1 to turn off the system. Press ?/1 while holding x. “CD POWER OFF”...
Tape – Play Loading a tape Press A EJECT Z or Z B EJECT. Load a tape in deck A or B. With the side you want to play/record facing forward. Playing a tape You can use TYPE I (normal) tape. Load a recorded tape.
Notes • Do not press A EJECT Z or Z B EJECT while playing a tape, otherwise the tape could be damaged. • The AMS function may not operate correctly under the following circumstances: – When the unrecorded space between songs is less than 4 seconds long.
Recording on a tape manually — Manual Recording You can record just the portions you like from a CD, tape or radio program on a tape. You can also record from connected components (see “Recording audio from a connected component” on page 25).
Making a personal audio emphasis file — Personal File You can create a personal file of audio patterns (surround effect and graphic equalizer) and store them in the system’s memory. Later, you can call up an audio pattern when playing a favorite tape, CD, or radio program.
Enjoying sound while exchanging discs — Party Mode (LBT-XGR88 and XGR66 only) You can have the built-in sound play while exchanging discs during CD playback. Press PARTY. Press the PARTY MODE button you want. You can select from SAMBA, ROCK, DISCO, BALLAD and TECHNO.
Singing along You can sing along by connecting an optional microphone. Turn MIC LEVEL to MIN to turn down the microphone control level. Connect an optional microphone to MIC1 or MIC2. Start playing the music. Adjust the microphone volume by turning MIC LEVEL.
Timer Falling asleep to music — Sleep Timer You can set the system to turn off after a certain time, so that you can fall asleep to music. Press SLEEP. Each time you press the button, the minute display (the turn-off time) changes cyclically as follows: AUTO* t 90 t 80 t 70 t …...
Other operations Do this Check the setting Press TIMER SELECT (or CLOCK/TIMER SELECT on the remote). Press “DAILY SELECT” appears, then press ENTER. Change the setting Start over from step 1. Cancel the timer Press TIMER SELECT (or CLOCK/TIMER SELECT on the remote).
Other operations Do this Check the setting Press TIMER SELECT (or CLOCK/TIMER SELECT on the remote). Press “REC SELECT” appears, then press ENTER. Change the setting Start over from step 1. Cancel the timer Press TIMER SELECT (or CLOCK/TIMER SELECT on the remote).
Viewing information about the disc in the display You can check the playing time and remaining time of the current track or that of the disc. Checking the remaining time and titles (CD) Press DISPLAY during Normal Play. Each time you press the button, the display changes cyclically as follows: Elapsed playing time of the current track t Remaining time of the current track t...
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 video output of a video game From the audio output of a video game Optional video game A CD DIGITAL OUT jack Use a digital optical cable (square, not supplied)
C MD (VIDEO) IN L/R jacks Use audio cords (not supplied) to connect an optional component (such as an MD deck or a VCR) to these jacks. You can then record or listen to analogue audio from that component through this system. D VIDEO OUT jack Use a video cord (not supplied) to connect an optional component (such as a TV) to this jack.
Listening to a video game or camcorder, etc. Connect the audio cords. See “Hooking up optional components” on page 23. Press FUNCTION repeatedly until “GAME” appears or press GAME in the left corner of the front panel. Start playing the connected component. Recording audio from a connected component Making an analogue recording...
Find your problem in the troubleshooting checklist below and take the indicated corrective action. If the problem persists after doing all of the above, consult your nearest Sony dealer. When the ?/1 indicator flashes Immediately unplug the power cord and check the following items.
The color irregularity on a TV screen persists. • Turn off the TV set once, then turn it on after 15 to 30 minutes. If the color irregularity still persists, place the speakers farther away from the TV set. The disc tray does not close. •...
If the system still does not operate properly after performing the above measures, reset the system as follows: Press x on deck B, TUNER ENTER and ?/1 at the same time. Unplug the power cord. Plug the power cord back in. Press ?/1 to turn on the system.
• 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.
Continuous RMS power output (reference): 180 2 + 180 2 watts (6 ohms at 1 kHz, 10% THD) LBT-XGR66 The following measured at AC 120, 220, 230 – 240 V 50/60 Hz DIN power output (rated): 220 + 220 watts (6 ohms at...
–18 dBm 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) Tuner section...
Speaker SS-XGR88 for LBT-XGR88 Speaker system Speaker units Super Woofer: Rated impedance Woofer: Tweeter: Rated impedance Dimensions (w/h/d) Mass Speaker SS-XGR66 for LBT-XGR66 Speaker system Speaker units Super Woofer/Woofer: Tweeter: Rated impedance Dimensions (w/h/d) Mass General Power requirements North American models: 120 V AC, 60 Hz...
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 – E CD SYNC qf (14) Deck A wa (13) Deck B ql (13, 14, 15, 18)