Philips AJ3400 - Radio Clock Manual

Philips AJ3400 - Radio Clock Manual

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Philips AJ3400 - Radio Clock Manual


  • Read these instructions.
  • Heed all warnings.
  • Follow all instructions.
  • Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the clock radio.
  • Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
  • Unplug this clock radio during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  • Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the clock radio 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 clock radio, the clock radio has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
  • Battery usage CAUTION – To prevent battery leakage which may result in bodily injury, property damage, or damage to the clock radio:
    • Install the battery correctly, + and - as marked on the clock radio.
    • Remove the battery when the clock radio is not used for a long time.
    • The battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
  • This clock radio shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing.
  • Do not place any sources of danger on the clock radio (e.g. liquid filled objects, lighted candles).
  • Where the plug of the Direct Plug-in Adapter is used as the disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain readily operable.

Your clock radio

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What's in the box

Package contents

Get started

Always follow the instructions in this chapter in sequence.

Install battery

If there is power interruption, the clock memory backup allows your alarm and clock settings to be stored for up to a day. The display backlight will be off.

  • Risk of explosion! Keep the battery away from heat, sunshine or fire. Never discard battery in fire.
  • The battery contains chemical substances, so it should be disposed of properly.

Insert 2 x 1.5V AAA battery (not supplied) with correct polarity (+/-) as illustrated.
Battery Installation

Connect power

  • Risk of product damage! Make sure that the power voltage corresponds to the voltage printed on the back or underside of the clock radio.
  • Risk of electric shock! When you unplug the power adapter, always pull the plug from the socket. Never pull the cord.


  • The type plate is located at the bottom of the clock radio.
    Power Connection

Set time


  • You can only set time in standby mode.

Setting time

Listen to FM radio


  • Keep the clock radio away from other electronic devices to avoid radio interference.
  • For better reception, fully extend and adjust the position of the FM antenna.

Tune to FM radio stations

Tune to FM radio stations

Store FM radio stations manually

You can store up to 10 FM radio stations.

  1. Tune to an FM radio station.
  2. Press and hold PRESET for two seconds.
  • The preset number begins to blink.
  1. Press TUNING repeatedly to select a number.
  2. Press PRESET again to confirm.
  3. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to store other stations.


  • To remove a pre-stored station, store another station in its place.

Select a preset radio station

In tuner mode, press PRESET repeatedly to select a preset number.

Adjust volume

While listening, press - VOLUME + to adjust volume.

  • The volume level (1~15) shows in the display.

Other features

Set alarm timer

Set alarm

  • You can only set the alarm in standby mode.
  • When alarm sounds, volume rises gradually. You cannot adjust the alarm volume manually.
  • Make sure that you have set the clock correctly.

Follow the illustration to set the first alarm.

  • AL1: set the first alarm.
  • AL2: set the second alarm.

Setting alarm timer


  • The clock radio exits alarm setting mode when being idle for 10 seconds.

Select alarm source

You can select FM radio or buzzer as the alarm source.

  • The corresponding alarm icon lights up.
  • The AL2 setting is the same as AL1.

Select alarm source

Activate/deactivate alarm timer

Press AL1 or AL2 repeatedly to activate or deactivate the alarm timer.

  • If the alarm timer is deactivated, the alarm indicator turns off.
  • The alarm repeats ringing for the next day.

Snooze alarm

When alarm sounds, press SNOOZE.

  • The alarm snoozes and repeats ringing nine minutes later.

Set sleep timer

This clock radio can switch to standby mode automatically after a preset period.
To deactivate the sleep timer:

  • Press SLEEP repeatedly until [OFF] appears.

Set sleep timer

Adjust brightness

Press BRIGHTNESS repeatly to adjust display brightness.
Adjust brightness

Product information


  • Product information is subject to change without prior notice.


Total Output Power 0.4W RMS
Tuner (FM)
Tuning range 87.5-108 MHz
Tuning grid 50 KHz
  • Mono, 26 dB S/N Ratio
  • Stereo, 46 dB S/N Ratio
<22 dBf

<49.5 dBf
Total Harmonic Distortion <2%
Signal to Noise Ratio >50 dBA
General information
AC power (power adapter) Brand name: Philips;
Model: AS030-050-EI050;
Input: 100-240 V~, 50/60 Hz; 0.15 A; Output: 5.0 V 0.5 A
Operation Power Consumption 1.2 W
Standby Power Consumption <1 W
Main Unit (W x H x D)
191 x 104 x 69 mm
Main Unit
0.33 kg


  • Never remove the casing of this apparatus.

To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair the system yourself. If you encounter problems when using this apparatus, check the following points before requesting service. If the problem remains unsolved, go to the Philips web site ( When you contact Philips, ensure that the apparatus is nearby and the model number and serial number are available.

No power

  • Ensure that the AC power plug of the unit is connected properly.
  • Ensure that there is power at the AC outlet.

No sound

  • Adjust the volume.

No response from the unit

  • Disconnect and reconnect the AC power plug, then turn on the unit again.

Poor radio reception

  • ncrease the distance between the unit and your TV or VCR.
  • Fully extend the FM antenna.

Alarm does not work

  • Set the clock/alarm correctly.

Clock/alarm setting erased

  • Power has been interrupted or the power plug has been disconnected.
  • Reset the clock/alarm.


Any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by WOOX Innovations may void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

This product complies with the radio interference requirements of the European Community.

Disposal of your old product

Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components, which can be recycled and reused.

This symbol on a product means that the product is covered by European Directive 2012/19/EU. Inform yourself about the local separate collection system for electrical and electronic products. Follow local rules and never dispose of the product with normal household waste. Correct disposal of old products helps prevent negative consequences for the environment and human health.

2014 © WOOX Innovations Limited.
All rights reserved.
This product was brought to the market by WOOX Innovations Limited or one of its affiliates, further referred to in this document as WOOX Innovations, and is the manufacturer of the product. WOOX Innovations is the warrantor in relation to the product with which this booklet was packaged. Philips and the Philips Shield Emblem are registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V.

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