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Philips FW-C577/30 User Manual

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  • Page 1 C577 C577 Mini Hi-Fi System visit our website to download latest UPDATES of USB PC Link Driver MusicMatch Jukebox softwares and FAQs.
  • Page 2 LEA CUIDADOSAMENTE ESTE INSTRUCTIVO ANTES DE USAR SU APARATO. AVISO IMPORTANTE Philips Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. no se hace responsable por daños o desperfectos causados por: – Maltrato, descuido o mal uso, presencia de insectos o roedores (cucarachas, ratones etc.).
  • Page 5 Energy Star As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Philips has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. English ------------------------------------------------ 6 Français -------------------------------------------- 27 Español --------------------------------------------- 48 -------------------------------------------------------- 69 Index...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents General Information Supplied accessories ... 7 Environmental information ... 7 Care and safety information ... 7 Functional Overview Main unit and remote control ... 8–9 Control buttons available on the remote only ... 9 Connections Step 1: Connecting FM/ AM antennas ... 11 Step 2: Connecting the speakers ...
  • Page 7: General 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 CD-ROM – USB cable – Remote control and two AA batteries. –...
  • Page 8: Functional Overview

    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. Display screen CLOCK •...
  • Page 9: Control Buttons Available On The Remote Only

    PLAY•PAUSE ÉÅ – CD: starts/pauses playback. – USB PC LINK: starts/pauses playback. (only on the main unit) TUNER: *enters Plug & Play mode and/ or starts preset radio station installation. SEARCH•TUNING (à á) – CD: *searches backward/ forward. – TUNER: tunes the radio frequency up/ down. –...
  • Page 10: Connections

    Connections VOLTAGE SELECTOR 110V- 127V 220V- 240V Game console...
  • Page 11: Step 1: Connecting Fm/ Am Antennas

    TV’s AUDIO OUT to the audio system’s AUX IN (R/L) terminals. If you wish to listen to your favorite movies/TV programmes through the Philips Mini System, please disconnect the Game Console connection on the front of the set to avoid...
  • Page 12: Step 5: Connecting The Ac Power Cord

    Connections Step 5: Connecting the AC power cord "AUTO INSTALL – PRESS PLAY" may appear on the display panel when the AC power cord is plugged into the power outlet for the first time. Press É Å on the main unit to store all available radio stations (page 3 –...
  • Page 13: Gameport Operations

    About Gameport Gameport allows you to connect your game console to this mini system which enables you to enjoy a total game immersion experience by having powerful sound output. Preparation before use rear panel front panel Connect your game console’s video and audio output to the GAMEPORT video and audio inputs respectively (refer to “Connections –...
  • Page 14: Usb Pc Link

    – It is not possible to create a playlist from the system’s 5 CD changer. If you encounter problem using USB PC LINK, please refer to the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) stored in your USB PC LINK installer disc or visit “” for latest update on FAQ.
  • Page 15: Enable Digital Cd Audio Output

    Enable digital CD audio output Before playing the CD through your PC’s CD-ROM drive, it is necessary to configure your PC’s hardware as follows: For Windows ME/2000 /XP Enter the system control panel menu and select : “SYSTEM ™ HARDWARE ™ DEVICE MANAGER ™...
  • Page 16: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Switching on/off Switching to active mode Press CD, TUNER, USB PC LINK or AUX•GAME. 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) Press and hold B.
  • Page 17: Dimming System's Display Screen

    Dimming system’s display screen You can select the desired brightness for the display panel. In any active mode, press DIM MODE (or DIM on remote) repeatedly to turn on/ off dim mode. is shown, except for DIM OFF mode. Volume control Adjust MASTER VOLUME (or press VOL +/- on remote) to increase or decrease the sound level.
  • Page 18: Disc Operations

    Disc Operations 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 19: Repeat And Shuffle

    To interrupt playback Press É Å . To resume normal playback, repeat the above. To stop playback Press Ç. If the system remains in stop mode for 30 minutes, it will switch to Eco Power standby mode. Repeat and Shuffle You can select and change the various play modes before or during playback.
  • Page 20: Checking The Programme

    Disc Operations Checking the programme Stop playback and press í or ë repeatedly. Press Ç to exit. Press É Å to start playback from the current programmed track Playing a disc without clearing the programme Press one of the CD 1~5 buttons on the remote to select a disc for playback.
  • Page 21: Tuner Operations

    IMPORTANT! Make sure the FM and MW antennas are connected. Tuning to radio stations Press TUNER to enter tuner mode. To select another waveband (FM or MW), press TUNER again. Press and hold à or á until the frequency indication starts to change, then release. The system automatically tunes to the next strong signal radio reception.
  • Page 22: Changing Tuning Grid

    Tuner Operations Changing tuning grid all versions) In North and South America, the frequency step between adjacent channels in the MW band is 10 kHz (9 kHz in some areas). The preset frequency step in the factory is 9 kHz. IMPORTANT! Changing the tuning grid will erase all previously stored preset radio stations.
  • Page 23: Timer Operations

    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: Sleep Timer Setting

    Timer Operations Sleep timer setting The sleep timer enables the system to switch to Eco Power standby mode automatically at a preset time. Press SLEEP repeatedly until it reaches the desired preset turn-off time. The selections are as follows (time in minutes): 15 ™...
  • Page 25: Specifications

    AMPLIFIER Output power 5500 W PMPO 2 x 165 W RMS Signal-to-noise ratio 75 dBA (IEC) Frequency response 50 – 18000 Hz, –3 dB Input sensitivity AUX In 640 m V Gameport 310 mV Output Speakers Headphones – 1000 (1) (6 , 1 kHz, 10% THD) DISC PLAYER Programmable tracks Frequency response...
  • 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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