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Sony ICF-DS11IP Operating Instructions

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Personal Audio
Docking System
Operating Instructions
©2010 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
Disposal of waste batteries
(applicable in the European
Union and other European
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
countries with separate
not expose this apparatus to rain or
collection systems)
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
indicates that the battery provided with this
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
product shall not be treated as household waste.
candles on the apparatus.
On certain batteries this symbol might be used in
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
combination with a chemical symbol. The
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
chemical symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb)
and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
are added if the battery contains more than
as vases, on the apparatus.
0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead.
By ensuring these batteries are disposed of
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
correctly, you will help prevent potentially
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
negative consequences for the environment and
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
human health which could otherwise be caused
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
by inappropriate waste handling of the battery.
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
The recycling of the materials will help to
conserve natural resources.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
In case of products that for safety, performance or
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
data integrity reasons require a permanent
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug
connection with an incorporated battery, this
from the AC outlet immediately.
battery should be replaced by qualified service
staff only.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power
To ensure that the battery will be treated properly,
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the
hand over the product at end-of-life to the
wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned
applicable collection point for the recycling of
electrical and electronic equipment.
The nameplate and important information
For all other batteries, please view the section on
concerning safety are located on the bottom
how to remove the battery from the product
safely. Hand the battery over to the applicable
collection point for the recycling of waste
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
For more detailed information about recycling of
this product or battery, please contact your local
Notice for customers: the following
Civic Office, your household waste disposal
information is only applicable to equipment
service or the shop where you purchased the
sold in countries applying EU directives
The manufacturer of this product is Sony
Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo,
If you have any questions or problems concerning
108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland
GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart,
Germany. For any service or guarantee matters
please refer to the addresses given in separate
service or guarantee documents.
 Compatible with iPod/iPhone
 Wake or Sleep to iPod/Radio/Buzzer
 Easy to set A-B alarm
 2-5-7day alarm
 LCD Brightness control
 Operate the unit on the power source specified
in "Specifications. "
 MEGA Xpand
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
 Wireless Remote Commander
keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding
or spring-wound watches 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
Time display
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
24-hour system
mechanical vibration, or shock.
Section for iPod
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal
heat build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface
DC out: 5V
(a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near materials (a
MAX: 500mA
curtain) which might block the ventilation holes.
Radio section
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
Frequency range
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.
87.5 MHz – 108 MHz
 Never touch the wire of the external FM aerial
during a thunderstorm. Furthermore,
531 kHz – 1 602 kHz
immediately disconnect the AC power cord
from the radio.
Approx. 5.7 cm (2
inches) dia. 6 Ω
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
good contact.
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
Power output
installing the battery.
3.5 W + 3.5 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
 Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
Power requirements
230 V AC, 50 Hz
Disposal of Old Electrical &
For clock back up: 3V DC, CR2032 battery (1)
Electronic Equipment (Applicable
in the European Union and other
Approx. 290.5 mm × 152.0 mm × 139.5 mm (w/h/d)
European countries with separate
collection systems)
inches × 5
inches × 5
including projecting parts and controls
This symbol on the product or on its packaging
indicates that this product shall not be treated as
Approx. 2.0 kg (4 lb 7 oz) including power supply
household waste. Instead it shall be handed over
to the applicable collection point for the recycling
Supplied accessories
of electrical and electronic equipment. By
Remote commander (1)
ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you
AM loop aerial (1)
will help prevent potential negative consequences
Audio connecting cable (1)
for the environment and human health, which
Universal Dock Adapter for iPhone (1)
could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste
Universal Dock Adapter for iPhone 3G & iPhone
handling of this product. The recycling of
3GS (1)
materials will help to conserve natural resources.
Universal Dock Adapter for iPhone 4 (1)
For more detailed information about recycling of
Design and specifications are subject to change
this product, please contact your local Civic
without notice.
Office, your household waste disposal service or
the shop where you purchased the product.
Applicable accessory: Remote Commander.
Compatible iPod/iPhone
When Daylight Saving Time (summer time)
begins, the clock does not employ the
Daylight Saving Time automatically.
Compatible iPod/iPhone models are as follows.
 Make sure the clock is set correctly.
Update your iPod/iPhone to use the latest
 Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/DATE/
software before you use it.
SLEEP OFF simultaneously for at least
2 seconds to activate the Automatic DST
Connecting the aerial
To connect the AM loop
iPod touch
iPod touch
iPod touch
3rd generation
2nd generation
1st generation
The shape and the length of the aerial is designed
to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up
the aerial.
Remove only the loop part from the
iPod nano
plastic stand.
3rd generation
iPod nano
iPod nano
Set up the AM loop aerial.
5th generation
4th generation
(video camera)
iPod nano
iPod nano
2nd generation
1st generation
5th generation
Insert the AM aerial terminal into the
AM ANTENNA jack on the rear of the
iPod classic
4th generation
4th generation
(color display)
To remove the AM loop aerial
Pull the AM aerial terminal while pushing up the
iPod mini
terminal clamp.
iPhone 4
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G
 In these Operating Instructions, "iPod" is used
Adjusting the AM loop aerial
as a general reference to functions of iPod on an
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
iPod or iPhone, unless otherwise specified by
the text or illustrations.
 Do not place the AM loop aerial near the unit
 The connector of the unit is for sole use with an
or other AV equipment, as noise may result.
iPod. If you use devices that do not match with
the connector, connect to the AUDIO IN jack of
this unit with the supplied audio connecting
Adjust the direction of the AM loop aerial for best
AM broadcast sound.
 Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event
that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged
when using an iPod connected to this unit.
Preparing the remote
0.05 MHz
9 kHz
Before using the remote commander for the first
Should any problem persist after you have made
time, remove the insulation film.
the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
The clock flashes "0:00" due to a power
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove
the old battery and install a new one.
To know when to replace the
The alarm of radio, iPod or buzzer does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
 Check that alarm "A" or alarm "B" is properly
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should
last for about six months. When the remote
The alarm of radio or iPod is activated but no
commander no longer operates the unit, replace
sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
the battery with a new one.
 Check the alarm volume setting.
There is no sound from the iPod.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Adjust the VOLUME.
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
The iPod cannot be charged.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Do not attempt to charge the battery.
 If you are not going to use the remote
commander for a long time, remove the battery
to avoid any damage that may be caused by
leakage and corrosion.
About the backup
To keep accurate time, this unit contains a
CR2032 battery as a backup power source.
The battery keeps the clock and the alarm
operating in the event of a power interruption.
Note for customers in Europe
The clock is preset at the factory, and its memory
is powered by the preinstalled Sony CR2032
battery. If the "0:00" appears in the display when
the unit is connected to AC outlet for the first
time, the battery may be weak. In this case,
consult a Sony dealer. The preinstalled CR2032
battery is considered part of the product, and is
covered by the warranty.
You are required to show "Note for customers in
Europe" (in this instruction) to a Sony dealer in
order to validate the warranty for this product.
To know 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
To replace the battery
Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
outlet, remove the screw that secures the
battery compartment lid at the bottom of
the unit using a screwdriver, and open
the lid (see Fig. ).
Insert a new battery in the battery
compartment with the  side facing up
(see Fig. ).
Close the battery compartment lid and
secure it with the screw (see Fig. ).
Press iPod & iPhone , RADIO
SLEEP OFF to turn "
" off in the
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.
Reset button
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 (see Fig. ).


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  • Page 1 You are required to show “Note for customers in Europe” (in this instruction) to a Sony dealer in order to validate the warranty for this product. To know when to replace the...
  • Page 2 IN jack of this unit with the supplied audio  connecting cable.  Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded on an iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPod connected to this unit.  For details of environmental conditions for operating your iPod, check the website of Apple Inc.

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