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Sony CFD-S05 Operating Instructions

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CD Radio Cassette-Corder
Owner's Record
The model number is located at the bottom and the serial number is located in
the battery compartment. Record these numbers in the space provided below.
Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. CFD-S05
Serial No. ______________
©2010 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
like for a long time.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
The nameplate and important information concerning
safety are located on the bottom exterior.
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
Note on DualDiscs
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation
of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths,
A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates
curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the
DVD recorded material on one side with digital audio
material on the other side. However, since the audio
material side does not conform to the Compact
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose
this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not
Disc (CD) standard, playback on this product is not
place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
Music discs encoded with copyright
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
protection technologies
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible
AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the
This product is designed to playback discs that
unit, disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently,
various music discs encoded with copyright protection
technologies are marketed by some record companies.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
Please be aware that among those discs, there are
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet,
some that do not conform to the CD standard and may
even if the unit itself has been turned off.
not be playable by this product.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
The use of optical instruments with this product will
increase eye hazard.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within
the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying
the appliance.
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. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
Operating Instructions
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
– Increase the separation between the equipment and
– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver is
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications
not expressly approved in this manual could void your
authority to operate this equipment.
For customers in the USA
Please register this product on line at
Proper registration will enable us to send you
periodic mailings about new product, services
and other important announcements. Registering
your product will also allow us to contact you
in the unlikely event that the product needs
adjustment or modification. Thank you.
Power sources
to a wall outlet
Connect the AC power cord  or insert six R14 (size C) batteries (not supplied) into the battery compartment .
Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator
Replace all the batteries with new ones. Before you replace the batteries, be sure to take out the CD from the unit.
To use the unit on batteries, disconnect the AC power cord from the unit.
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
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug
has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide
blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If
the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult
an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles,
and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury
from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have
fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally,
or has been dropped.
to AC IN
dims or when the unit stops operating.
Discs that this unit CAN play
Audio CD
With 4-ohm loads, both channels driven from 150 Hz - 10,000 Hz; rated 1 W
per channel-minimum RMS power, with no more than 10 % total harmonic
* CD-DA is the abbreviation for Compact Disc Digital Audio. It is a
distortion in AC operation.
recording standard used for Audio CDs.
Other specifications
Discs that this unit CANNOT play
CD player section
CD-R/CD-RW other than those recorded in music CD format
CD-R/CD-RW of poor recording quality, CD-R/CD-RW that
Compact disc digital audio system
has scratches or are dirty, or CD-R/CD-RW recorded with an
Laser diode properties
incompatible recording device
Emission duration: Continuous
CD-R/CD-RW which is finalized incorrectly
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW
(This output is the value measured at a distance of
Notes on discs
about 200 mm from the objective lens surface on the
optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.)
Before playing, clean the CD with a
Number of channels
cleaning cloth. Wipe the CD from the
center out. If there is a scratch, dirt or
Frequency response
fingerprints on the CD, it may cause
20 Hz - 20,000 Hz +1/–2 dB
tracking error.
Wow and flutter
Below measurable limit
Radio section
Frequency range
Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially
FM: 87.5 MHz - 108 MHz
AM: 530 kHz - 1,710 kHz
available cleaners or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs.
Do not expose the CD to direct sunlight or heat sources such as
FM: Telescopic antenna
hot air ducts, nor leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as there
AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna
can be a considerable rise in temperature inside the car.
Do not stick paper or sticker on the CD, nor scratch the surface of
Cassette-corder section
the CD.
Recording system
4-track 2 channel stereo
After playing, store the CD in its case.
Fast winding time
On safety
Approx. 150 s (sec.) with Sony cassette C-60
Frequency response
As the laser beam used in the CD player section is harmful to the
TYPE I (normal): 80 Hz - 10,000 Hz
eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the casing. Refer servicing to
qualified personnel only.
Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, unplug the
unit, and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating
Full range: 8 cm (3
inches) dia., 4
, cone type (2)
it any further.
Headphones jack (stereo minijack):
Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star) cannot
For 16
- 32
impedance headphones
be played on this unit. Attempting to do so may damage the unit.
Do not use such discs.
AUDIO IN jack (stereo minijack)
Power output
On power sources
1.7 W + 1.7 W (at 4
, 10% harmonic distortion)
For AC operation, use the supplied AC power cord; do not use any
Power requirements
other type.
For CD radio cassette-corder:
Unplug the unit from the wall outlet when it is not be used for an
120 V AC, 60 Hz
extended period of time.
9 V DC, 6 R14 (size C) batteries
Power consumption
When the batteries are not to be used, remove them to avoid
AC 13 W
damage that can be caused by battery leakage or corrosion.
Battery life
For CD radio cassette-corder:
On placement
Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, in a place
FM recording
subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock or
Sony R14P: approx. 4.5 h
in a car subject to the direct rays of the sun.
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 19 h
Do not place the unit on an inclined or unstable place.
Tape playback
Do not place anything within 10 mm of the side of the cabinet.
Sony R14P: approx. 2.5 h
The ventilation holes must be unobstructed for the unit to
operate properly and prolong the life of its components.
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 13 h
Since a strong magnet is used for the speakers, keep personal
CD playback
credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound watches
Sony R14P: approx. 1 h
away from the unit to prevent possible damage from the magnet.
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 8 h
On operation
If the unit is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, or is
Approx. 365 mm × 134 mm × 230 mm (w/h/d)
placed in a very damp room, moisture may condense on the lens
inches × 5
inches × 9
inches) (incl. projecting parts)
inside the CD player section. Should this occur, the unit will not
operate properly. In this case, remove the CD and wait about an
Approx. 2.7 kg (5 lb. 15 oz) (incl. batteries)
hour for the moisture to evaporate.
Supplied accessory
AC power cord (1)
If the unit has not been used for a long time, set it in the playback
mode to warm it up for a few minutes before inserting a cassette.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Notes on cassettes
Optional accessory
Break off the cassette tab from
Sony MDR headphones series
side A or B to prevent accidental
recording. If you want to reuse
the tape for recording, cover the
broken tab with adhesive tape.
The use of a cassette with more than 90 minutes of play time
is not recommended except for long, continuous recording or
Cleaning the cabinet
Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a soft cloth slightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type
of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent, such as alcohol or
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Side A
Tab for side A
Tab for side B


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  • Page 1 The model number is located at the bottom and the serial number is located in the battery compartment. Record these numbers in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. CFD-S05 Serial No.
  • Page 2 After trying the remedies, if you still have problems, unplug the AC power cord or remove all the batteries. After all the indications in the display disappear, plug the AC power cord or insert the batteries again. If the problem persists, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.