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Sony Dream Machine ICF-C318 Operating Instructions

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FM/AM Clock Radio
ICF-C318
Operating Instructions
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
No Power No Problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
© 2006 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset
to EST/EDT (Eastern Standard Time/Daylight Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
For customers who purchased this product in the
2-899-361-24(1)
USA
Please register this product on line at
http://www.sony.com/productregistration.
Proper registration will enable us to send you
periodic mailings about new products, 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.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation
of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths,
curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the
apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do
not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on
the apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
like for a long time.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC
outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the unit,
disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
immediately.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall
outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
The nameplate and important information concerning
safety are located on the bottom exterior.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this manual
could void your authority to operate this equipment.
CAUTION
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same type.
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 persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to
the presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
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. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
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 receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected.
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
WARNING
 Replace the battery for the clock backup with a Sony
CR2032 lithium battery. Use of another battery may
present a risk of fire or explosion.
 Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge,
disassemble or dispose of in fire.
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away from
children.
Important Safety Instructions
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9) 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
Mass
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
Approx. 524.4 g (1 lb 2.5 oz) incl. CR2032 battery
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
apparatus.
Design and specifications are subject to change
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
without notice.
manufacturer.
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.
For the state of california, USA only
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, See
www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
perchlorate
Features
 Dual alarm FM/AM Clock radio.
 Various types of alarms — radio and buzzer.
 Automatic time set — When you plug the clock in
for the first time, the current time will be shown in
the display.
 Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer time
adjustment.
 Date button to display month, day and year.
 Brightness control (High/Middle/Low).
 No Power No Problem
TM
alarm system to keep the
clock and the alarm operating during a power
interruption with a CR2032 battery installed.
 Extendable snooze — snooze time can be extended
from 10 to 60 minutes in maximum every time you
use.

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.
The clock flashes "AM 12:00" due to a power
interruption.
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove the
old battery and install a new one.
The radio or buzzer alarm does not sound at the
preset alarm time.
 Has the desired radio or buzzer alarm been
activated? (i.e., Does the
A (or B) indicator
light up?)
The radio alarm is activated but no sound comes
on at the preset alarm time.
 Has VOLUME been adjusted?
Precautions
 Operate the unit on the power sources specified in

"Specifications" .

 To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it
out by the plug, not 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.
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal
heat build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface (a
rug, blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) that
might block the ventilation holes.
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
unplug the unit and have it checked by a qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
 To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with
a mild detergent solution.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your nearest
Sony dealer.
Specifications
Time display
12-hour System
Frequency range
Band
Frequency
FM
87.5 – 108 MHz
AM
530 – 1 710 kHz
Speaker
Approx. 6.6 cm (2
/
inches) dia., 8 Ω
5
8
Power output
150 mW (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
For power backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery
Dimensions
Approx. 155  82.8  151.5 mm (w/h/d)
 3
 6 inches) incl. projecting parts and
(6
1
/
3
/
8
8
controls

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  • Page 1: Troubleshooting

    Printed in China This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset to EST/EDT (Eastern Standard Time/Daylight Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
  • Page 2: Setting The Sleep Timer

    Setting the clock for the Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium battery. Use of another battery may present a risk of first time fire or explosion.

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