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TV/WEATHER/FM/AM PLL Synthesized
Clock Radio ICF-C153V
FM/AM PLL Synthesized
Clock Radio ICF-C143
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones (en el reverso)
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Dream Machine es marca comercial de Sony Corporation.
Sony Corporation © 2002
Printed in China
For customers in the USA
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ICF-C153V
ICF-C143
The PRESET TUNING 3 button has
FM wire
a tactile dot.
antenna
ICF-C153V
AC power cord
ICF-C143
VOLUME
There is a tactile dot beside volume to
show the direction to turn up the volume.
ICF-C153V
ICF-C143
Before You Begin
Thank you for choosing the Sony Dream Machine.
The Dream Machine will give you many hours of
reliable service and listening pleasure.
English
Before operating your unit, please read these
instructions thoroughly and retain them for future
reference.
WARNING
These instructions cover the models ICF-C153V
and ICF-C143, and their difference is as follows:
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do
Model Number
ICF-C153V
not expose the unit to rain or
TV/WEATHER/
moisture.
Band
FM/AM
Features
• TV/WEATHER/FM/AM 4 band (ICF-C153V) or
FM/AM 2 band (ICF-C143) PLL (phase locked
loop) synthesized clock radio
• Stand by Weather Alert call you if you set the
"standby weather alert" mode (ICF-C153V only).
• Easy Preset Digital Tuning with 25 memory
presets for ICF-C153V, 15 memory presets for
ICF-C143
• Easy nap timer –one push operation.
• Dual Alarm (radio and buzzer) with the
This symbol is intended to alert the user
extendable snooze function.
to the presence of uninsulated
• LCD with backlight which has a brightness
"dangerous voltage" within the
control switch (high/middle/low).
product's enclosure that may be of
• D.S.T. (Daylight Saving Time) –Summer time
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk
calculation
of electric shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of important operating
Setting the Clock
and maintenance (servicing) instructions
in the literature accompanying the
1
Plug in the unit.
appliance.
"AM 12:00" flashes on the display.
2
Press CLOCK SET for a few seconds until
The graphical symbols are at the bottom of the
unit.
a beep sounds.
The hour starts to flash on the display.
You are cautioned that any changes or
3
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – until the
modifications not expressly approved in this
correct hour appears.
manual could void your authority to operate
this equipment.
To set the current time rapidly, hold down
TUNE/TIME SET + or –.
4
Press CLOCK SET once.
The minute starts flashing.
INFORMATION
5
Repeat steps 3 and 4 to set the minute.
Two short beeps sound, and the counting of the
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
seconds starts.
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
If you quit during the clock setting, after about 65
are designed to provide reasonable protection
seconds the previous display will return.
against harmful interference in a residential
To set the current time from zero seconds, press
installation. This equipment generates, uses, and
CLOCK SET with the time signal in step 5.
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the
To change the display to the daylight saving
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
time (summer time) indication
radio communications. However, there is no
Press SUMMER T. D.S.T..
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
"
" is displayed and the time indication changes
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
to summer time.
harmful interference to radio or television
To deactivate the summer time function, press
reception, which can be determined by turning the
SUMMER T. D.S.T. again.
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try
to correct the interference by one or more of the
To set the brightness of the backlight
Press BRIGHTNESS to select high, middle or low for
following measures:
—Reorient or relocate the receiving
the display according to your preferences.
antenna.
—Increase the separation between the
Playing the Radio
equipment and receiver.
—Connect the equipment into an outlet
on a circuit different from that to which
—Manual Tuning
the receiver is connected.
—Consult the dealer or an experienced
1
Press RADIO ON•SLEEP to turn on the
radio/TV technician for help.
radio.
The display shows the band and frequency for
If you have any questions about the product, you
a few seconds and then changes back to the
may call:
current time.
Sony Direct Response Center 1-(800)-222-7669 or
2
Press BAND to select the band.
write to:
Sony Direct Response Center 12451 Gateway Blvd.
Each press changes the band as follows:
Fort Myers, FL 33913
ICF-C153V
AM
FM1
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name:
SONY
WEATHER
Model:
ICF-C153V
ICF-C143
Responsible Party:
Sony Electronics Inc.
AM
FM1
Address:
680 Kinderkamack Road,
Oradell, NJ 07649 USA
Telephone Number: 201-930-6972
When using FM1 or FM2 preset mode, you may
listen to the radio on either mode. (See
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC
"Presetting Your Favorite Station".)
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) This device may not cause
harmful interference, and (2) this device must
accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired
operation.
3
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to tune in to
Setting the Alarm
the desired station.
Two short beeps sound when the minimum
You can set two types of alarms, radio (ALARM A)
frequency of each band is received during
and buzzer (ALARM B).
tuning.
The alarm will come on at the same time everyday.
4
Adjust volume using VOLUME.
Before setting the alarm, make sure to set the clock.
(See "Setting the Clock")
To check the station being received
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – lightly. The display
Notes
shows the band and frequency for a few seconds
• The factory setting alarm time for radio (ALARM
and then returns to the previous display.
A) and buzzer (ALARM B) is "AM 12:00".
• If you quit during the alarm setting, after about
To turn off the radio, press OFF•ALARM RESET.
65 seconds the previous display will return.
To Set the Radio Alarm
Improving the
(ALARM A)
Reception
1
Press A RADIO•ALARM SET for a few
seconds until a beep sounds.
TV*/WEATHER*/ FM:
"
Extend the FM wire antenna fully to increase
2
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to set the
reception sensitivity.
desired hour.
* ICF-C153V only
3
Press A RADIO•ALARM SET.
AM: Rotate the unit horizontally for optimum
4
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to set the minute.
reception. A ferrite bar is built in to the unit.
A beep sounds to confirm the setting of time.
Do not operate the unit over a steel desk or
"WAKE UP STA" appears and the preset
metal surface, as this may lead to interference
number flashes on the display.
of reception.
5
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to select the
wake up station.
Presetting Your
Preset number changes in the order as follows:
ICF-C153V
Favorite Station
—Preset Tuning
You can preset up to 10 stations in FM (5 stations in
FM1, 5 stations in FM2), and 5 stations in each AM,
TV*, WEATHER*.
ICF-C143
* ICF-C153V only
Presetting a Station
1
Follow steps 1 to 4 in "Playing the Radio"
"–" is the last received station.
and manually tune in to the station you
You can directly select the desired wake up
wish to preset.
station by pressing BAND or the PRESET
2
Hold down the preset button you wish to
TUNING button while the indication "–" is not
displayed.
preset for more than 2 seconds.
6
Press A RADIO•ALARM SET.
Example: Display window when you set FM
Two beeps sound to confirm the setting.
90 MHz in the PRESET TUNING 2
button for FM2.
To use ALARM A, set the alarm mode. (See
"Setting the Alarm Mode".)
When the alarm comes on at the preset time,
"
A
station (the station selected in step 5) comes on.
The radio is turned off automatically after about 30
minutes (ICF-C153V) or about 60 minutes (ICF-
The preset number "2" and "
" flash in
C143).
the display.
Two beeps sound, and "2" and "
" stop
To check the alarm setting
flashing.
Press A RADIO•ALARM SET once. The display
ICF-C143
To preset another station, repeat these steps.
shows the preset time.
To change the preset station, tune in to the
FM/AM
If you press A RADIO•ALARM SET again, the
desired station and hold down the PRESET
display shows the wake up station.
TUNING 1 to 5 button. The new station will
To return to the previous display, press CLOCK SET
replace the previous station on the preset
or wait for a few seconds.
button.
To Set the Buzzer Alarm
Tuning in to a Preset Station
(ALARM B)
1
Press RADIO ON•SLEEP to turn on the
1
Press B BUZZER•ALARM SET for a few
radio.
seconds until a beep sounds.
2
Press BAND to select the band.
"
3
Press the desired preset button.
2
Press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to set the
4
Adjust the volume using VOLUME.
desired hour.
After a few seconds, the display will return to
3
Press B BUZZER•ALARM SET.
the current time but the preset button number
4
Repeat steps 2 and 3 to set the minute.
will remain.
A beep sounds to confirm the setting of time.
Note
5
Press B BUZZER•ALARM SET again.
Holding down the desired PRESET TUNING button
Two beeps sound to confirm the setting.
for more than a few seconds in step 3 will replace
the previous station on the PRESET TUNING button
To use ALARM B, set the alarm mode. (See
with the station you tuned in to.
"Setting the Alarm Mode".)
When the alarm comes on at the preset time,
"
B
Setting the Stand by
BUZZER
The buzzer is turned off automatically after about
30 minutes (ICF-C153V) or about 60 minutes (ICF-
Weather Alert
C143).
(ICF-C153V only)
To check the alarm setting
Press B BUZZER•ALARM SET once. The display
When the Stand by Weather Alert is set, emergency
shows the preset time.
broadcasting is informed by the buzzer.
To return to the previous display, press CLOCK SET
Make sure to turn the radio off before using this
or wait for a few seconds.
function.
1
Press STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
Setting the Alarm Mode
while the radio is not playing.
Before setting the alarm mode, be sure to set the
The display shows the received Stand by
alarm time. (See "Setting the Alarm")
Weather Alert channel for 10 seconds and then
Press ALARM MODE repeatedly until the desired
changes to the current time.
mode is selected.
The previously received Stand by Weather
Each press of ALARM MODE changes the
Alert channel will be received.
indication on the display as follows:
When you set the Stand by Weather Alert for
the first time, press TUNE/TIME SET + or – to
check the channel available in your residential
area, and select that channel.
2
Press STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
again.
If the same alarm time is set for both radio and
The Stand by Weather Alert will be in a
buzzer alarm (ALARM A and B), the radio alarm
standby mode and the STAND BY WEATHER
(ALARM A) takes priority.
ALERT indicator lights up.
No sound can be heard from the speaker even
when the Stand by Weather Alert is in standby
To Doze for a Few More
mode.
Minutes
Press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF.
To Receive the Emergency
The radio or buzzer turns off but will automatically
Broadcasting
come on again after about 10 minutes. Every time
you press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF, the snooze time
When the tone signal is received while the
changes as follows:
Stand by Weather Alert is on standby
A beep sounds for 20 seconds and the STAND BY
The maximum length of the snooze time is 60
WEATHER ALERT indicator flashes for 12 hours.
At this time, the beep sounds louder than usual.
minutes.
1
The display shows the snooze time for a few
Press STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
seconds and returns to show the current time.
while the STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
When you press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF after the
indicator flashes.
current time appeared, the snooze time starts from
Emergency broadcasting is received.
10 minutes again.
2
Press STAND BY WEATHER ALERT
Note
again to turn off the radio.
The SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF button does not function
while the Stand by Weather Alert is on standby.
FM2
To return to the usual band reception
Press OFF•ALARM RESET to turn off the radio, and
To Stop the Alarm
TV
then turn on the radio. (See "Playing the Radio")
Press OFF•ALARM RESET to turn off the alarm.
The alarm will come on again at the same time the
FM2
Notes
next day.
• If the alarm function has started up while the
Stand by Weather Alert is in the standby mode,
To Deactive the Alarm
the Stand by Weather Alert will be deactivated
temporarily only while the radio or buzzer alarm
Press ALARM MODE repeatedly so that "
sounds.
and "
• If an invalid key is pressed while the Stand by
Weather Alert is functioning, an error beep
sounds.
Using the NAP Timer
(Count Down Timer)
The NAP timer sounds the buzzer after a preset
time duration.
Press NAP repeatedly until the desired minutes is
displayed.
Every press changes the display as follows:
OFF
(current time)
10
120
90
The NAP indicator turns on, "
time is displayed for a few seconds.
NAP timer starts counting down the NAP time.
When selected NAP time has passed, the beep
sound comes on, and the NAP indicator and
"
" on the display flash.
" and the hour flash on the display.
A
RADIO
To Stop NAP Timer
Press NAP or OFF•ALARM RESET to turn off the
buzzer.
To Deactive NAP Timer
Press NAP. The NAP indicator and "
off.
Setting the Sleep
Timer
-
AM P1 to 5
FM1 P1 to 5
You can enjoy falling asleep to the radio using the
built-in sleep timer that turns off the radio
WEATHER
TV P1 to 5
FM2 P1 to 5
automatically after a preset duration.
P1 to 5
Press RADIO ON•SLEEP.
The radio turns on. You can set the sleep timer to
AM P1 to 5
-
durations of 90, 60, 30, or 15 minutes. Every press
changes the display as follows:
FM2 P1 to 5
FM1 P1 to 5
On
90
15
30
Two short beeps sound when the display returns to
"On".
"
" will appear in the display when the
duration time is set.
The radio will play for the time you set, then shut
off.
To turn off the radio before the preset time
Press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF or OFF•ALARM RESET.
" flashes on the display and the wake up
RADIO
To Use Both Sleep Timer and
Alarm
You can fall asleep to the radio and also be
awakened by the radio or buzzer alarm at the
preset time.
1
Set the alarm. (See "Setting the Alarm".)
2
Set the sleep timer. (See "Setting the Sleep
Timer".)
Troubleshooting
Should any problem occur with the unit, make the
following simple checks to determine whether or
not servicing is required.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony
dealer.
" and the hour flashes on the display.
B
BUZZER
The clock does not show the correct time.
• Has an electrical power outage lasting more than
1 minutes occurred?
The radio or buzzer alarm does not sound at the
preset alarm time.
• Has the desired radio or buzzer alarm been
activated? (i.e. Is "
A
" or "
RADIO
displayed?)
The radio alarm is activated but no sound comes
on at the preset alarm time.
" flashes on the display.
• Has VOLUME been adjusted?
The preset stations may be deleted from the
memory, if a maintenance service is performed.
Please note down your settings in case you want to
preset them again.
Precautions
• Operate the unit only on 120 V AC, 60 Hz.
• To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it
out the plug, not by the cord.
• Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place
subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
mechanical vibration, or shock.
• Do not place the unit on surfaces (rugs, blankets,
etc.) or near materials (curtains, draperies) that
block the ventilation holes.
• Should any liquid or solid object fall into the unit,
No alarm
A
B
RADIO
BUZZER
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
Indication
personnel before operating it further.
A
RADIO
B
BUZZER
• When the casing becomes soiled, clean it with a
soft cloth dampened with a mild detergent
solution. Never use abrasive cleaners or chemical
solvents, as they may mar the casing.
If you have any questions, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Specifications
Time display
12-hour system
Frequency range
TV:
2 – 13 ch (ICF-C153V only)
10
20
30
40
50
60
WEATHER:
1 – 7 ch (ICF-C153V only)
FM:
87.5 – 108 MHz
AM:
530 – 1 710 kHz
Speaker
5
Approx. 6.6 cm (2
/
inches) dia. 8
8
Power output
170 mW (at 10 % harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
Dimensions
Approx. 118.5
116.5
126 mm (w/h/d)
(4
3
/
4
5
/
5 inches) including projecting
4
8
parts and controls
Mass
ICF-C153V:
Approx. 730 g (1 lb 9.6 oz)
ICF-C143:
Approx. 715 g (1 lb 9.1 oz)
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.
A
"
RADIO
" go off.
B
BUZZER
20
30
60
" and the NAP
" go
60
"
B
BUZZER

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