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Sony ICF-CD3IPSIL Operating Instructions

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Operating Instructions
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
No Power No Problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
©2008 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 (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
Owner's Record
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
The model number and the serial number are located on the
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer
 Replace the battery for the clock backup with a
to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding
Sony CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery
this product.
for the remote commander with a Sony CR2025
lithium battery. Use of another battery may
Model No. ICF-CD3iP
present a risk of fire or explosion.
Serial No. ________________________________
 Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not
recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
 Do not expose the battery to excessive heat
For customers who purchased this product in the
such as direct sunlight, fire or the like.
Please register this product on line at
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away
Proper registration will enable us to send you
from children.
periodic updates about new products, services, and
Important Safety
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.
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
not expose this apparatus to rain or
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
ventilation opening of the apparatus with
newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. Do not
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
place the naked flame sources such as lighted
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
candles on the apparatus.
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
as vases, on the apparatus.
plug has two blades with one wider than the
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
other. A grounding type plug has two blades
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your safety.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
If the provided plug does not fit into your
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
of the obsolete outlet.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
receptacles, and the point where they exit
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug
from the apparatus.
from the AC outlet immediately.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
the manufacturer.
You are cautioned that any changes or
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
modifications not expressly approved in this
or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
manual could void your authority to operate this
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.
 The use of optical instruments with this
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service
product will increase eye hazard.
personnel. Servicing is required when the
 Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
replaced. Replace only with the same or
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
equivalent type.
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
This symbol is intended to alert the user
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, See
to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous
voltage" within the product's enclosure that
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
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.
 Brightness control (High/Mid/Low)
 Supplied audio cable for digital music players
 Built-in CD player with CD-R/RW playback
 FM/AM 2-band digital tuner
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of
 30 Station Presets (20 FM, 10 AM)
procedures other than those specified herein may
 Automatic Time/Daylight Saving Time Setting
result in hazardous radiation exposure.
 No Power No Problem alarm system to keep
the clock and the alarm operating during a
power interruption with a CR2032 battery
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
 Extendable Snooze time from 10 to 60 min
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
 Play the unit on the power source specified in
installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
 To disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead),
radio communications. However, there is no
pull it out by the plug, not the cord.
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
 The unit is not disconnected from the AC
particular installation. If this equipment does
power source (mains) as long as it is connected
cause harmful interference to radio or television
to the wall outlet, even if the player itself has
reception, which can be determined by turning
been turned off.
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
 The nameplate and important information
to try to correct the interference by one or more
concerning safety are located on the bottom
of the following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
— Increase the separation between the equipment
keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding
and receiver.
or spring-wound watches away from the unit to
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
prevent possible damage from the magnet.
different from that to which the receiver is
Section for iPod
 Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
DC out: 5V
source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a
MAX: 500mA (AC only)
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
mechanical vibration, or shock.
Radio section
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent
Frequency range
internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit on
a surface (a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near
Channel step
materials (a curtain) which might block the
87.5 – 108 MHz
0.1 MHz
ventilation holes.
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
530 – 1 710 kHz 10 kHz
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
 To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened
with a mild detergent solution.
Approx. 3.8 cm (1
inches) dia. 20 Ω
 Never touch the wire of the external FM
antenna during a thunderstorm. Furthermore,
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
immediately disconnect the AC power cord
Power output
from the radio.
1 W + 1 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
For clock back up: 3V DC, one CR2032 battery
good contact.
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
installing the battery.
Approx. 145 × 156.8 × 115.8 mm (w/h/d)
 Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
× 6
× 4
inches) not including
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
projecting parts and controls
If you have any questions or problems concerning
Approx. 1.3 kg (2 lb 13 oz) including power
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
supply unit
Supplied accessories
Remote commander (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Audio connecting cable (1)
Should any problem persist after you have made
Universal Dock Adapter for iPhone (1)
the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
Universal Dock Adapter for iPhone 3GS &
iPhone 3G (1)
The clock flashes "AM 12:00" due to a power
Universal Dock Adapter for iPhone 4S & iPhone 4
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove
Design and specifications are subject to change
the old battery and install a new one.
without notice.
The CD, radio, iPod or buzzer alarm does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
Compatible iPod/iPhone
 Check that "ALARM A" or "ALARM B" is
properly displayed.
Compatible iPod/iPhone models are as follows.
The CD, radio or alarm of iPod is activated
Update your iPod/iPhone to use the latest
but no sound comes on at the preset alarm
software before you use it.
 Has VOLUME been adjusted?
iPod touch (4th generation)
iPod touch (3rd generation)
The CD player does not operate.
iPod touch (2nd generation)
 Did you close the CD compartment lid?
iPod touch (1st generation)
 Did you insert the disc correctly?
iPod nano (6th generation)*
The disc should be inserted with the label side
iPod nano (5th generation)
iPod nano (4th generation)
 Dusty or defective disc — Clean the disc with
iPod nano (3rd generation)
an optional cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from
iPod nano (2nd generation)
the center out.
iPod nano (1st generation)
 Take out the CD and leave the CD
iPod with video
compartment open for about an hour to allow
iPod with color display
condensation to evaporate.
iPod with click wheel
There is no sound from the iPod.
iPod classic
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
iPod mini
 Adjust the VOLUME.
iPhone 4S
iPhone 4
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
iPhone 3GS
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
iPhone 3G
The iPod cannot be charged.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
* The iPod nano (6th generation) cannot be
When daylight saving time begins, the clock
controlled by the remote when the command of
does not employ the daylight saving time
"MENU, " ", " ", " and "ENTER" is pressed.
 Make sure the clock is set correctly.
 In these Operating Instructions, "iPod" is used
 Press and hold CLOCK and BRIGHTNESS/
as a general reference to functions of iPod on
TIME ZONE simultaneously for at least two
the iPod and iPhone, unless otherwise specified
seconds to employ the DST function.
by the text or illustrations.
 The connector of the unit is for sole use for
iPod. When you use devices that do not match
with the connector, connect to the AUDIO IN
terminal of this unit with the supplied audio
Audio power specifications
connecting cable.
 Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event
that data recorded to iPod is lost or damaged
With 20-ohm loads, both channels driven from
when using an iPod connected to this unit.
150-10,000 kHz; rated 0.7W per channel-
minimum RMS, with no more than 10% total
harmonic distortion.
CD player section
Compact disc digital audio system
Laser diode properties
Emission duration: Continuous
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW(This output is
the value measurement at a distance of 200 mm
from the objective lens surface on the optical
pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.)
Number of channels
Frequency response
20 - 20 000 Hz +1/–2 dB
Wow and flutter
Below measurable limit
Connecting the
To connect the AM loop
The shape and the length of the antenna is
designed to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle
or roll up the antenna.
Remove only the loop part from the
plastic stand.
Set up the AM loop antenna.
Connect the cords to the AM antenna
The CD, iPod & iPhone  and
Cord (A) or cord (B) can be connected to
VOLUME + buttons have a tactile dot.
either terminal.
Insert the cord while
pushing down the
terminal clamp.
Only insert up
to here.
Make sure the AM loop antenna is
connected firmly by pulling softly.
Adjusting the AM loop antenna
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
 Do not place the AM loop antenna near the
unit or other AV equipment, as noise may
Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for
best AM broadcast sound.
Preparing the remote
Before using the card remote commander for the
first time, remove the insulation film. (See Fig.
When to replace the battery
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should
last for about six months. When the remote
commander no longer operates the unit, replace
the battery with a new one. (See Fig. -)
 Do not charge the battery.
 When you are not going to use the remote
commander for a long time, remove the battery
to avoid any damage caused by leakage and
If the time in the display is
incorrect after the battery is
changed (Reset)
Press the Reset button with a pointed device. The
Reset button is in the small hole located in the
battery compartment.
When you replace the battery, do not disconnect
the plug from the AC outlet. Otherwise, the
calendar, current time, alarm and station presets
will be erased.
Battery Warning
If the unit is to be left unplugged for a long time,
remove the battery to avoid undue battery
discharge and damage to the unit from battery
There is a danger of explosion if the battery is
incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type
recommended by the equipment manufacturer.
If the battery compartment lid comes off
The battery compartment lid is designed to come
off when opened with excessive force. To put it
back on, see the illustration.
Insert the left hook of the lid into the left
hole in the unit.
Insert the right hook into the right hole.
Confirm the lid is securely attached.
About the backup
To keep good time, this unit contains one CR2032
battery inside of the unit as a backup power
The battery keeps the clock operating in the event
of a power interruption.
Knowing when to replace the
When the battery becomes weak, "" appears in
the display.
If a power interruption occurs while the battery is
weak, the current time and alarm will be erased.
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may cause a fire or
If "AM 12:00" flashes in the display when the unit
is connected to AC outlet for the first time, the
battery may be weak. In this case, consult your
Sony dealer.
Replacing the battery
Open the CD compartment lid. (See Fig.
Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
outlet and use a screwdriver to remove
the screw that secures the battery holder
at the bottom of the unit. (See Fig. -
Push the exhausted battery out from the
bottom of the battery holder and insert a
new battery with the  side facing up.
(See Fig. -)
Insert the battery holder back into the
unit and secure it with the screw. (See
Fig. -)
Press CD, iPod&iPhone, RADIO BAND,
OFF to turn "
" off in the display.


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  • Page 1: Clock Radio

    — Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset different from that to which the receiver is to EST (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
  • Page 2: Playing Cd/Radio/Ipod

    IN terminal of this unit with the supplied audio least 2 seconds. connecting cable. copyright protection  Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event Press PRESET + or – to select the preset technologies that data recorded on an iPod is lost or number, then press MEMORY/DISPLAY.

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