Sony DREAM MACHINE ICF-C211, ICF-C211L - FM/AM/LW Clock Radio Manual

Sony DREAM MACHINE ICF-C211, ICF-C211L - FM/AM/LW Clock Radio Manual

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Sony DREAM MACHINE ICF-C211, ICF-C211L - FM/AM/LW Clock Radio Manual

Overview of your device

Overview of your device

Safety rules


To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.

To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.

Before You Begin

Thank you for choosing the Sony Dream Machine! The Dream Machine will give you many hours of reliable service and listening pleasure.
Before operating the Dream Machine, please read these instructions thoroughly and retain them for future reference.

These instructions cover two models: the ICF-C211 and ICF-C211L. The band for each model is shown below.

Model number ICF-C211 ICF-C211L
Band FM/AM FM/LW

Features

  • Power back-up function to keep the clock operating during a power interruption, using a 6F22 battery (not supplied).

Installing the Battery

To keep good time, your Dream Machine needs one 6F22 battery (not supplied), in addition to house current. The battery keeps the clock operating in the event of a power interruption. Before setting the time on your Dream Machine, open the lid at the bottom of the unit, install the battery with correct polarity and then close the lid.

  • After a power interruption, the displayed time may not be always correct (it may gain or lose about 10 minutes per hour).

Knowing When to Replace the Battery

To check battery power, unplug the AC power cord from the wall outlet and plug it in again after a few minutes. If the displayed time is incorrect, replace the battery with a new one.

Setting the Clock

  1. Plug in the unit.
    The display will flash "AM 12:00" or "0:00".
  2. To set the hour, while holding down CLOCK, press TIME SET H. When the correct hour appears in the display, release CLOCK .
  3. To set the minute, while holding down CLOCK, press TIME SET M. When the correct minute appears in the display, release CLOCK.The clock will begin to operate when you release TIME SETM.
  • The clock system varies depending on themodel you own.
    12-hour system: "AM 12:00" = midnight
    24-hour system: "0:00" = midnight
  • Each press on TIME SET H or TIME SET M advances the displayed number by one.
  • The minute digits advance to "00" after "59".
    The hour digits do not advance by pressing TIME SET M.
  • To adjust the time exactly to the second, releaseTIME SET M simultaneously with the time signal.

Operating the Radio

  1. Set the function selector to RA DIO ON to turn on the radio and adjust VOL (volume).
  2. Select BA ND and tune in to a station using TUNING.
    FM/ AM: ICF-C211 only
    FM/ LW: ICF-C211L only
  • To turn off the radio, set the function selectorto OFF.
  • To improve radio reception
    FM: Extend the FM wire antenna fully to improve reception.
    AM/ LW: Rotate the unit horizontally for optimum reception. A ferrite bar antenna is built into the unit.
    Do not operate the unit over a steel desk or metal surface, as this may lead to interference of reception.

Setting the Alarm

To set the radio alarm, first tune in to a station and adjust the volume.

  1. To set the hour for alarm, while holding down ALARM, press TIME SET H. When the desired hour appears in the display, release ALARM.
  2. To set the minute for alarm, while holding down ALARM, press TIME SET M. When the desired minute appears in the display, release ALARM.
  3. Set the function selector to ALARM MODE RADIO or ALARM MODE BUZZER.The alarm will come on at the preset time and automatically turn itself off after 119 minutes.
  • To shut off the alarm, set the Function selectorto OFF.
    To sound the alarm at the preset time the next day, set the Function selector to ALARM MODE RADIO or ALARM MODE BUZZER again.
  • To cancel either alarm, set the Function selector to OFF.
  • To doze a few more minutes, press SNOOZE/ SLEEP OFF.The alarm will shut off, but will come on again after about 9 minutes. You can repeat this process as many times as you like.
  • To adjust the radio alarm volume, turn VOL.
    The buzzer volume is fixed.
  • To check the preset time, press ALARM.

Setting the Sleep Timer

Enjoy falling asleep to the radio using the built-in sleep timer that shuts off the radio automatically after a preset time.

  1. While listening to the radio, set the function selector to OFF.
  2. Press SLEEP.
    The radio turns on. It will go off after 59 minutes.
  • To turn off the radio before the preset time, press SNOOZE/ SLEEP OFF.
  • Every time you press SLEEP, the sleep timer is reset to 59 minutes.
  • When you set the Function selector to ALARM MODE RADIO or ALARM MODE BUZZER, if the preset alarm time comes while the sleep timer is operating, the radio or buzzer sounds depending on which you set.

Precautions

  • Operate the unit on the power sourcesspecified in "Specifications".
  • The name plate indicating operating voltage, etc. is located on the bottom of the unit.
  • To disconnect the power cord, pull it out by theplug, not by the cord.
  • Do not place the unit on surfaces (rugs, blankets, etc.) or near materials (curtains, draperies) that block the ventilation holes.
  • Should anything fall into the unit, unplug theunit and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it further.
  • To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampenedwith a mild detergent solution.
  • The unit is not disconnected from the ACpower source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
  • Do not connect the antenna lead to an externalantenna.

Battery Warning

When 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 leakage.

If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.

Specifications

Time display:
UK, North and South America: 12-hour system
Other countries: 24-hour system

Frequency range:

Band ICF-C211 ICF-C211L

ITALY
FM 87.5 - 108 MHz
AM 526.5 - 1 606.5 kHz
OTHER
COUNTRIES

FM 87.5 - 108 MHz 87.5 - 108 MHz
AM 530 - 1 710 kHz
LW 153 - 255 kHz

Speaker:
Approx. 6.6 cm (2 5/ 8 inches) dia., 8 Ω

Power output:
150 mW (at 10% harmonic distortion)

Power requirements:
North and South America: 120 V AC, 60 Hz
Other countries: 220 - 230 V AC, 50 Hz
For the power backup function: 9 V DC, one 6F22 battery

Battery life:
Approx. 80 hours, using Sony S-006P(U) battery

Dimensions:
Approx. 170 ×65 ×149.5 mm
(w/ h/ d) (6 3/ 4 × 2 5/ 8 × 6 inches) incl.
projecting parts and controls

Mass:
Approx. 535 g (1 lb 3 oz.) not incl. battery
UK model only: Approx. 570 g (1 lb 4 oz.) not incl. battery

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.

http://www.sony.net/

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