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Philips MCM530/37B User Manual

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    M530 M530 Mini Hi-Fi System Need help? Call us! Return Philips representatives are ready to help you with your Warranty any questions about your new product. We can guide you Registration Card within 10 days through Connections, First-time Setup, or any of the Features.

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    Tested To Comply With FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE Philips Consumer Electronics North America P .O.Box 14810 Knoxville, TN 37914-1810 Phone no.: 1-800-531-0039 Note : This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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    Return your Warranty Registration card today to ensure you receive all the benefits you’re entitled to. • Once your Philips purchase is registered, you’ r e eligible to receive all the privileges of owning a Philips product. Warranty Verification Registering your product...

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    As a member of the Philips “family,” you’re entitled to protection by one of the most comprehensive warranties and outstanding service networks in the industry.

  • Page 6: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near water. Clean only with dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Do not install the system near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or...

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    Index English ------------------------------------------------ 8 Français -------------------------------------------- 32 Español --------------------------------------------- 56...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    PC system requirement ... 14 Software installation ... 14 Using MusicMatch software ... 15 Connecting USB PC Link ... 15 Philips Sound Agent 2 ... Enabling digital CD audio output ... Basic Operations Switching on/off ... 17 Switching to active mode ... 17 Switching to Eco Power standby mode ...

  • Page 9: Supplied Accessories, Environmental Information, Care And Safety Information

    Refer to the type plate on the rear or bottom of the system for identification and supply ratings. Supplied accessories (page 3 – P1) – USB PC LINK software installer disc – USB cable – Remote control and two AA batteries. –...

  • Page 10: Functional Overview, Main Unit And Remote Control

    Functional Overview ∞ Main unit and remote control ECO POWER indicator – Lights up when the system is in Eco Power standby mode. STANDBY ON B – Switches to Eco Power standby mode or turns on the system. – *Switches to standby mode. PLAY•PAUSE É...

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    Selects different types of preset sound equaliser settings (OPTIMAL, JAZZ, ROCK or POP). • PRESET and REVERB environment sound modes are only available when the optional software, Philips Sound Agent 2 is activated during USB PC Link application. & CLOCK•TIMER –...

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    Connections Refer to page 3 - P5 Warning! – Use only the supplied speakers. The combination of the main unit and speakers provides the best sound. Using other speakers can damage the unit and sound quality will be negatively affected. –...

  • Page 13: Step 2: Connecting The Speakers, Step 3: Connecting To Pc

    Step 2: Connecting the speakers Connect the speaker wires to the SPEAKERS terminals, right speaker to "R" and left speaker to "L", coloured (marked) wire to "+" and black (unmarked) wire to "-". Fully insert the stripped portion of the speaker wire into the terminal as shown.

  • Page 14: Quick Setup Guide, Pc System Requirement, Software Installation

    USB PC Link Driver, Philips Sound Agent 2 and MusicMatch Jukebox software. Notes: – Minimum OS requirement for Philips Sound Agent 2: Windows 2000 or XP. – During installation, your previous MusicMatch Jukebox software on your PC will be replaced.

  • Page 15: Using Musicmatch Software

    USB PC Link, please refer to the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) stored in your USB PC Link installer disc or visit “” for the latest update on FAQ. Connecting to USB PC Link USB PC Link allows you to playback your music collection from the PC via the powerful amplifier and speakers of this system.

  • Page 16: Philips Sound Agent 2, Enabling Digital Cd Audio Output

    To exit, select another active mode or press Ç. Philips Sound Agent 2 Philips Sound Agent 2 is a BONUS software provided with Philips Audio system to enhance the quality of MP3 Music playback via USB PC Link.

  • Page 17: Switching On/off, Switching To Active Mode, Switching To Eco Power Standby Mode

    Switching on /off Switching to active mode ● Press CD, TUNER, AUX or USB PC LINK. Switching to Eco Power standby mode ● Press B. ➜ ECO POWER button lights up. ➜ The display screen will go blank. Switching to standby mode (view clock) ●...

  • Page 18: Selecting Different Display Mode, Dim Mode, Clock Display Mode, Volume Control, Sound Control, Max Sound

    ➜ half If MAX SOUND is activated together with Philips Sound Agent 2, the PRESET and REVERB sound effect will be switched automatically to Neutral and No Environment modes respectively. Digital Sound Control DSC provides a different type of preset sound equaliser setting.

  • Page 19: Playable Discs, Loading Discs, Basic Playback Controls

    IMPORTANT! – This system is designed for regular discs. Therefore, do not use any accessories such as disc stabiliser rings or disc treatment sheets, etc., as offered on the market, because they may jam the changer mechanism. – Do not load more than one disc onto each tray.

  • Page 20: Playing An Mp3 Disc, Repeat And Shuffle, Repeat Play, Random Play

    Disc Operations Playing an MP3 disc 5 D I S C D I R E C T P L AY DISC 1 DISC 2 DISC 3 DISC 4 DISC 5 OPEN/ CLOSE DISC 1 DISC 2 POWER DISC 3 DISC 2 ON/OFF DISC 3 DISC 4...

  • Page 21: Programming The Disc Tracks, Checking The Programme, Clearing The Programme

    Programming the disc tracks Programming tracks is possible when playback is stopped. Up to 99 tracks can be stored in the memory in any order. IMPORTANT! It is only possible to programme from the current selected disc tray. 5 D I S C D I R E C T P L AY DISC 1 DISC 2 DISC 3...

  • Page 22: Tuning To Radio Stations, Presetting Radio Stations, Using The Plug And Play, Automatic Presetting

    Tuner Operations IMPORTANT! Make sure the FM and AM antennas are connected. Tuning to radio stations Press TUNER to enter the tuner mode. To select another waveband (FM or AM), press TUNER again. Press and hold à or á until the frequency indication starts to change, then release.

  • Page 23: Timer Setting, Activating / Deactivating The Timer, Checking The Timer Setting

    Timer setting The system can switch on to CD, TUNER or USB PC LINK mode automatically at a preset time, serving as an alarm to wake you up. IMPORTANT! – Before setting the timer, ensure that the clock is set correctly. –...

  • Page 24: Temporarily Deactivating The Wake Up Timer, Sleep Timer Setting, Listening To An External Source

    Timer Operations Temporarily deactivating the wake up timer You are only able to activate the Snooze function within 30 minutes after the timer wakes up from standby mode. After timer wake up, press SNOOZE on the remote. ➜ The system will switch to standby mode for five minutes.

  • Page 25: Specifications

    AMPLIFIER Output power ... 150 W total power ... 2 x 70W FTC Signal-to-noise ratio ... ≥ 75 dBA (IEC) Frequency response ... 50 – 20000 Hz, –3 dB Input sensitivity AUX/ CDR In ... 500 mV /1V Output Speakers ... ≥ 6 Ω Headphones ...

  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the system for repair. If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or Philips for help.

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    The timer is not working. The system displays features automatically and buttons start flashing. Refer to the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on the supplied CD-ROM or visit our website “” for latest update on FAQ. Troubleshooting Solution ✔ Set the clock correctly.

  • Page 28: Limited Warranty, Audio System

    No other warranties are expressed or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability or fit- ness for a particular purpose. Philips is not liable under any circumstances for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, howsoever incurred, even if notified of the possibility of such damages.)

This manual also for:

Mcm530/77, Mcm530/19, Mcm530/37, Mcm530

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