Coby CX-CD397 Instruction Manual

Micro cd/mp3 player stereo system with am/fm tuner, sd card slot, and usb port.
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Micro CD/MP3 Player Stereo System with
AM/FM Tuner, SD Card Slot, and USB Port
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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    CX-CD397 Micro CD/MP3 Player Stereo System with AM/FM Tuner, SD Card Slot, and USB Port INSTRUCTION MANUAL Please read this manual carefully before operation.

  • Page 2: Precautions

    Hearing experts advise against the constant use of personal stereos played at high volume. Constant exposure to high volumes can lead to hearing loss. If you should experience ringing in the ears or hearing loss, discontinue use and seek medical advice. Page  PRECAUTIONS CX-CD397 Coby Electronics Corporation...

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    ON PROTECTION AGAINST LASER ENERGY EXPOSURE As the laser beam used in this compact disc player is harmful to the eyes, do not attempt  to disassemble the casing. Stop operation immediately if any liquid or solid object should fall into the cabinet. ...

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read Instructions: All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Retain Instructions: The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. Heed Warnings: All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Grounding or Polarization: This product may be equipped with a polarized alternating-current line plug that has one blade wider than the other. This plug will only fit into the power outlet in one direction. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the direction of the plug.

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Lightning: For added protection for this product, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system during a light- ning storm or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning or power-line surges.

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Wall or Ceiling Mounting: The product should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer. Heat: The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products (including ampli- fiers) that produce heat.

  • Page 8: Compliance With Fcc Regulations

    COMPLIANCE WITH FCC REGULATIONS 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.

  • Page 9: Cd Care & Maintenance, Handling Cds, Cleaning Cds, Cleaning The Cd Player Lens

    CD CARE & MAINTENANCE Handling CDs Hold a CD by its edges. Avoid touching the recorded side of the disc. To remove a CD from its storage case, press down on the center retention mechanism of the case and lift the disc out. Cleaning CDs Use a dry, soft cloth to wipe off any fingerprints and dusts from the play- ing surface of the disc.

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Cleaning the CD Player Lens ... 9 TABLE OF CONTENTS ... 10 PACKAGE CONTENTS ... 12 FEATURES ... 13 GETTING STARTED ... 14 CX-CD397 at a Glance ... 14 Top View... 15 Bottom View ... 15 LCD Digital Display ... 15 Remote Control ... 16 Mounting the CX-CD397 ...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS RADIO MODE ... 23 Basic Operation ... 23 MENU MODE ... 24 Menu Mode Options ... 24 Clock ... 24 Timer ... 24 EQ (Equalizer) ... 25 Bass ... 25 ID3 ... 25 Additional Options (Remote Control) ... 26 Sleep ...

  • Page 12: Package Contents

    PACKAGE CONTENTS Please make sure the following items are included in the package. If any items are missing, contact your local dealer. CX-CD397 Main Unit  Stereo Speakers (x 2)  Remote Control  Instruction Manual  Page 1 Coby Electronics Corporation...

  • Page 13: Features

     CD, CD-R, CD-RW Compatible  SD/MMC Card Slot for MP3/WMA Playback  (SD/MMC Card Not Included) USB Port for MP3/WMA Playback from MP3 Player  Multi-Function Backlit LCD Display  Analog AM/FM Stereo Tuner (Rotary Tuning, Digital Readout) ...

  • Page 14: Getting Started, Cx-cd397 At A Glance

    GETTING STARTED CX-CD397 at a Glance Page 1 Coby Electronics Corporation...

  • Page 15: Top View, Bottom View, Lcd Digital Display

    GETTING STARTED Top View Open (CD Compartment) Volume Down Volume Up Skip Down Skip Up AM/FM Tuning Dial Power (On/Off) Power/Standby Indicator LCD Display Play/Pause (Enter) Stop Folder/Tuner Band Function Headphone Jack Remote Sensor USB Port SD/MMC Card Slot Bottom View FM Antenna Lead 110/220V Voltage Selector Switch...

  • Page 16: Remote Control

    GETTING STARTED Remote Control Function Cycle through the player modes. Power/Standby Turn the system On/Off. / Enter Play/Pause Music / Enter a menu selection. Skip Down Skip to the previous track / Reverse through the current track. Skip Up Skip to the next track / Fast Forward through the current track.

  • Page 17: Mounting The Cx-cd397

    GETTING STARTED Mounting the CX-CD397 To mount your CX-CD397 to either a wall or the pedestal base: Using 4 screws, affix the mounting plate to either a wall or to the pedestal base. Align the 4 mounting slots on the bottom of the main unit to hang on the hooks of the mounting plate.

  • Page 18: Connections, Speakers, Power, Headphones

    GETTING STARTED Connections Speakers Always connect the speakers before connecting the power supply. Connect the black wire of the left speaker to the black terminal  marked “L-” on the rear of the main unit. Connect the red wire of the left speaker to the red terminal marked ...

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    GETTING STARTED Remote Control Refer to the diagram. Remove the  battery compartment cover located on the rear of the remote control. Insert 2 x “AA” batteries, making sure to match their polarities (+/–) to the markings on the inside of the compartment.

  • Page 20: Basic Operation, Cd Functions, Play/pause/stop, Previous/next (skip), Reverse/forward (scan

    CD Mode allows you to play regular audio CDs, or CDs that contain digital MP3 or WMA music files. If the CD contains MP3 or WMA files, playback control will be the same as in UDISK mode. See the UDISK Mode section for more information.

  • Page 21: Udisk Mode, Basic Operation

    UDISK mode allows you to play digital MP3 and WMA music files from USB flash drives. Use only USB-MSC devices or flash disk drives. USB- MTP devices are not supported. DRM-encrypted WMA files are not supported. Basic Operation Press FUNCTION to select UDISK mode. ...

  • Page 22: Sd/mmc Mode, Basic Operation

    SD/MMC mode allows you to play digital MP3 and WMA music files from SD or MMC flash cards. DRM-encrypted WMA files are not supported. Basic Operation Press FUNCTION to select UDISK mode.  Insert a SD or MMC card containing MP3/WMA files into the SD/ ...

  • Page 23: Radio Mode, Basic Operation

    Listen to AM or FM radio broadcasts. Basic Operation Press FUNCTION to select RADIO mode.  Press BAND/FOLDER to select the AM or FM band.  AM: Listen to AM broadcasts.  FM: Listen to FM broadcasts.  Turn the AM/FM Tuning Dial to select a broadcast station. ...

  • Page 24: Menu Mode, Menu Mode Options, Clock, Timer

    Set the unit’s internal options. Press MENU on the remote control to cycle through the Menu options: Clock, Timer, EQ, Bass, and ID3. All of the instructions in this section refer to the keys on the remote control. Menu Mode Options Clock Set the internal clock time.

  • Page 25: Eq (equalizer), Bass

    When the LCD screen displays “OFF TMR”, press time that you want the unit to turn off (see the CLOCK section for information on how to make adjustments to the time). Press when you have finished. To have the unit turn on in CD or Radio mode, place the unit in that mode accordingly prior to turning off the unit in Step 1.

  • Page 26: Additional Options (remote Control), Sleep, Repeat And Random Play

    Additional Options (Remote Control) These options can be set directly from the remote control. They are not part of the Menu options. Sleep This setting will turn the unit off automatically after a set amount of time. Press SLEEP repeatedly to set the amount of time before the unit turns off.

  • Page 27: Program Play

    Program Play Program a sequence of up to 20 tracks to be played. Press to make sure playback is stopped. Press to enter Program Mode. The LCD screen will display [MEMORY], [00], and [P 01]. While [00] is blinking, press and then press now displays [P 02].

  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING If you have a problem with this device, please read the troubleshooting guide below and check our website at for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and firmware updates. If these resources do not resolve the problem, please contact Technical Support. COBY Electronics Technical Support Address: 56-65 Rust St.

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    TROUBLESHOOTING The remote control doesn’t work. Ensure that there are no obstacles between the remote and the  player. Point the remote at the remote sensor on the main unit.  Strong light (e.g. direct sunlight, fluorescent lights, strobe lights) may ...

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    TROUBLESHOOTING Playback is “skipping”. Ensure that the CD is not damaged, scratched, or dirty.  Ensure that the unit has been installed in a stable location to avoid  vibration and shock. The player will only play one track, repeatedly. Ensure that REPEAT mode is off (press REPEAT to cancel).

  • Page 31: Specifications

    Power Supply Power Consumption Tuning System Audio Output Peak Power Speaker Dimensions Unit Dimensions Specifications and manual are subject to change without notice. SPECIFICATIONS AC 110/220V (Dual Voltage) AM: 530 - 1700kHz FM: 88 - 108MHz Stereo Speakers (x2) 20W (10W x 2) 4.3”...

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    COBY Electronics Corp. 56-65 Rust Street Maspeth, NY 11378

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