• Rechargeable batteries (not supplied) can be used.
• To use the rechargeable batteries, follow the instruction manual
attached to the rechargeable batteries and charger (not sup-
Dry cell batteries
Do not play your headphones or earphones at a high volume.
Hearing experts advise against continuous extended play.
To prevent damage to the batteries and electrolyte leakage, heed
If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or discon-
the following points.
• Align the , and . polarities properly when inserting the bat-
Do not use while operating a motorized vehicle. It may create a
• Do not mix different types or makers of batteries or old and
traffic hazard and is illegal in many areas.
• Remove the batteries if you do not plan to use the unit for a
You should use extreme caution or temporarily discontinue use
long period of time.
in potentially hazardous situations.
• Do not throw batteries into a fire, and do not short-circuit, dis-
assemble or subject them to excessive heat.
Even if your headphones or earphones are an open-air type de-
• Do not attempt to recharge dry cell batteries.
signed to let you hear outside sounds, don't turn up the volume
so high that you can't hear what's around you.
Carrying dry cell batteries around
Sound can be deceiving. Over time your hearing "comfort level"
adapts to higher volumes of sound. So what sounds "normal" can
When putting dry cell batteries in a pocket or bag, ensure that no
actually be loud and harmful to your hearing.
other metal objects such as a necklace are placed together with
Guard against this by setting your equipment at a safe level BE-
them. Contact with metal may cause short-circuiting which, in
FORE your hearing adapts.
turn, may cause a fire.
To establish a safe level:
• Start your volume control at a low setting.
• Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it comfortably and
clearly, and without distortion.
• Handle the AC adaptor carefully. Improper handling is dan-
Once you have established a comfortable sound level:
• Set the dial and leave it there.
• Do not touch it with wet hands.
• Do not place heavy objects on top of it.
• Do not forcibly bend it.
• Be sure to connect only the specified AC adaptor with the unit.
• Disconnect the AC adaptor from the power outlet if the unit is
not going to be used for a long time.
Wipe the unit with a soft cloth. Remove stubborn dirt using a cloth which has been dipped in wa-
ter or soapy water and wrung out, and then wipe dry.
• Is the AC adaptor securely connected?
• If you intend to use a chemically treated cleaning cloth, read its directions first.
Does not turn on.
• Is the HOLD switch set to OFF position?
• Do not use alcohol or paint thinners.
Cannot close the lid.
Is the disc properly secured in place?
• Is the disc properly secured in place?
Cannot play discs.
• Is there moisture condensation on the lens?
(Wait for about an hour and then try again.)
Cannot hear music—too
• Is the headphone plug inserted all the way?
• Is the plug dirty? (Wipe away dirt on the plug.)
Are you using the unit too near a TV or tuner? (If the TV or
TV picture is distorted.
tuner is connected to a simple indoor antenna, connect it to
Radio reception is noisy.
an outdoor antenna.)
• Is the disc damaged?
"dISC" or "Er" is displayed
when a disc is in the
• Is the disc playable on this player?
• Has the disc been inserted upside down?
If the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to the directory of Autho-
rized Service Centers (enclosed with this unit) to locate a convenient service center, or consult
your dealer for instructions.
1. Care of AC adaptor - The cord of the AC adaptor should be
No altering or remodeling
routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by
This can cause malfunctioning.
items placed upon or against them. Never take hold of the AC
No dropping or strong impacts
adaptor if your hand is wet, and always grasp the plug when
connecting or disconnecting it.
This may damage the unit.
Locations to be avoided
2. Disconnect when not in use - When not in use, be sure to dis-
Avoid using the unit in the following locations since they can
connect the AC adaptor from the AC power outlet.
1. Bathrooms and other moisture-prone places.
3. Batteries - If the unit is not used for a long period of time or is
2. Warehouses and other dusty places
used only from an AC power source, remove all the batteries to
prevent potential damage due to battery leakage. Do not mix
3. Very hot places near heating appliances, etc.
(old and new ) batteries or different types of batteries.
Do not leave the unit exposed to direct sunlight for
long periods of time
This may deform or discolor the cabinet and may also cause mal-
When purchasing AC adaptor /
1. Condensation - Moisture may form on the lens in the follow-
AC plug adaptor
• immediately after a heater has been turned on.
• in a steamy or very humid room.
• when the unit is suddenly moved from a cold environment to
Be absolutely sure to purchase the AC adaptor / AC plug adaptor
a warm one. If moisture forms inside this unit, it may not op-
designed especially for this unit.
erate properly. To correct this problem wait about one hour
for the moisture to evaporate.
AC adaptor: AA-R4513 (for the U.S.A. and Canada)
AA-R4516 (for multi voltage area)
AC plug adaptor: QAM0060-001 (for multi voltage
1. Foreign Material - Care should be taken so that objects do not
For details, check with your dealer.
fall into and liquids are not spilled into the unit. Do not subject
this unit to excessive smoke, dust, mechanical vibration, or
2. Magnetism - The unit should be situated away from equipment
or devices that generate strong magnetic fields.
3. Stacking - Do not place any objects on top of the unit.
• Do not block the ventilation opening or holes. (If the venti-
lation openings of holes are blocked by a newspaper or
cloth, etc., the heat may not be able to get out.)
• Do not place any naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, on the apparatus.
• When discarding batteries, environmental problems must
be considered and local rules or laws governing the dis-
posal of these batteries must be followed strictly.
• Do not expose this apparatus to rain, moisture, dripping or
splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such as vases,
shall be placed on the apparatus.
IMPORTANT FOR LASER PRODUCTS
1. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
2. CAUTION: Do not open the top cover. There are
no user serviceable parts inside the unit; leave all
servicing to qualified service personnel.
3. CAUTION: Visible and invisible laser radiation
when open and interlock failed or defeated. Avoid
direct exposure to beam.
4. REPRODUCTION OF LABEL: CAUTION LABEL,
PLACED OUTSIDE THE UNIT.
Air blower for
CAUTION: Visible and invisible
VARNING: Synlig Och
laser radiation when open and
osynlig laserstrålning när
interlock failed or defeated.
den öppnas och spärren är
AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO
urkopplad. Betrakta ej
ADVARSEL: Synlig og usynlig
VARO: Avattaessa ja
laserstråling når maskinen er
åben eller interlocken fejle.
viallisena olet alttiina näkyvälle
Undgå direkte eksponering
ja näkymättömälle lasersäteilylle.
Vältä säteen kohdistumista
THE FOLLOWING NOTICES ARE APPLIED ONLY FOR THE U.S.A.:
(See page 5 for details.)
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a soft cloth lightly
the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of
moistened with mild detergent solution.
the FCC Rules.
Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection
such as alcohol or benzine.
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 com-
munications. However, there is no guarantee that interfer-
1. Damage Requiring Service - The unit should be serviced by
ence will not occur in a particular installation. If this
qualified service personnel when:
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or televi-
(a) The AC adaptor is damaged; or
sion reception, which can be determined by turning the
(b) Objects have fallen or liquid has been spilled into the unit; or
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct
(c) The unit has been exposed to rain; or
the interference by one of the following measures:
(d) The unit does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
marked change in performance; or
• Increase the separation between the equipment and re-
(e) The unit has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.
• 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
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
Any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equip-
ment would void the user's authority to operate this device.
THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER.
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE
OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN
MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR YOURSELF.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la
norme NMB-003 du Canada.
INFORMATION (For Canada)
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio
noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the
interference-causing equipment standard entitled "Digital
Apparatus", ICES-003 of the Department of Communications.
Concerning Compact Discs
PORTABLE CD PLAYER XL-PG300A/XL-PG300B/
Only compact discs bearing this mark can be used with this unit.
However, continued use of irregular shape CDs (heart-shape, octagonal, etc.) can damage
CD-R and CD-RW discs recorded with the audio
For Customer Use:
CD format can be played back, though some may
Enter below the Model No. and Serial
not be played back because of the disc character-
No. which are located either on the rear,
istics or recording condition.
bottom or side of the player. Retain this
How to remove a disc from its case
How to store the disc in
information for future reference.
Label side up
How to hold a disc
If the disk surface is dirty
Wipe it with a damp cloth and then wipe dry.
Wipe from the center toward the outer edge.
Play surface (shiny surface)
Stereo headphones .......................................................................................................................... 1 pc.
If moisture has formed on a disc
Thank you for purchasing this JVC product. Please read these instructions carefully before starting
When moisture has formed because the
• On the label side (the side with writing)
disc was brought suddenly into a warm
Do not write anything using a pencil,
operation to be sure to obtain optimum performance and a longer service life from the unit.
room from a cold environment, wipe off
ball-point pen, etc. Do not use adhesive
the moisture using a soft dry cloth.
paper or labels.
• On the disc (shiny) side
When storing discs
Handle this side carefully to keep it free
Avoid locations which are
from fingerprints or scratches. Do not
• Exposed to direct sunlight.
• Susceptible to high levels of humidity or
use record cleaners, solvents, etc.
©2004 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED
• Do not attach labels or stickers to CDs.
Do not use CDs with exposed adhesive
• Directly exposed to heat from a heating
from tape or left over peeled off stickers.
• Do not use scratch-proof protectors or
• On top of a car dashboard or near the
covers other than those specified for use
with this unit.
Put the grip band on your hand
Adjust the grip band to your hand size.
Portable CD player
: Compact disc player
Signal detection system : Non-contact optical pickup (semiconductor laser)
: 3 beam laser
Number of channels:
: 2 channels (stereo)
: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Wow & flutter
: Headphones (3.5 mm dia. stereo × 1)
9 mW/ch at 10 % THD/16 Ω matching impedance (16 Ω to 1 kΩ)
Duration of battery
: Approx. 30 hours when using two alkaline batteries (LR6)
Protection EX OFF)
: DC 3 V ("AA" or "R6" size battery × 2)
DC 2.4V (rechargeable battery × 2)
DC IN 4.5 V
Dimensions (W × H × D) : 133.2 mm × 30.8 mm × 146.8 mm (5-
" × 1-
" × 5-
(Excluding buttons and controls)
: 250 g (0.56 lbs)
(with grip band, without batteries)
AC adaptor (not supplied)
Input power source
: AC 120 V, 60 Hz (for the U.S.A. and Canada)
AC 110V - 127V/220 V - 240V, 50/60 Hz (for multi voltage area)
: DC 4.5 V, 600 mA
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.