Personal Audio Docking System
©2011 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
The nameplate and important information
concerning safety are located on the bottom
The model number and the serial number are located on
exterior of the main unit and on the surface of the
Record the serial number in the space provided below.
Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer
You are cautioned that any changes or
regarding this product.
modifications not expressly approved in this
Model No. RDP-M5iP
manual could void your authority to operate this
Serial No. _ _______________________________
For customers in the USA
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
Please register this product on line at
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
Proper registration will enable us to send you
periodic updates about new products, services, and
This equipment has been tested and found to
other important announcements. Registering your
product will also allow us to contact you in the
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
unlikely event that the product needs adjustment
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
or modification. Thank you.
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
To reduce the risk of fire or electric
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
shock, do not expose this apparatus to
radio communications. However, there is no
rain or moisture.
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
cause harmful interference to radio or television
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
reception, which can be determined by turning
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
candles on the apparatus.
to try to correct the interference by one or more
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
of the following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
— Increase the separation between the equipment
and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, on the apparatus.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
technician for help.
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
Replace the battery for the remote commander
As the main plug of AC adaptor is used to
with a Sony CR2025 lithium battery only. Use
disconnect the AC adaptor from the mains,
of another battery may present a risk of fire or
connect it to an easily accessible AC outlet.
Should you notice an abnormality in it,
Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not
disconnect it from the AC outlet immediately.
recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away
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
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
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
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 pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
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
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
To disconnect the AC adaptor, pull it out by the
plug, not the cord.
Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
keep credit cards using magnetic coding or
spring-wound watches, CRT-based TVs, or
projectors, etc., away from the unit to prevent
possible damage from the magnet.
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, a blanket, etc.) or near
materials (a curtain) which might block the
Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by
qualified personnel before operating it any
Do not handle the unit with wet hands.
Do not place the unit anywhere near water.
NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
installing the battery.
Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
In these Operating Instructions, "iPod" is used
as a general reference to functions on an iPod
or iPhone, unless otherwise specified by the
text or illustrations.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
AAA/LR03 × 4*
Manganese batteries (R03) cannot be used.
The unit cannot recharge any batteries.