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Safety And Maintenance; Troubleshooting - Philips AJL308 User Manual

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Safety and maintenance

Safety and general
If you do not intend to use the clock radio
for a long time, withdraw the power cord
from the wall outlet.
Place the set on a hard and flat surface so
that the system does not tilt.
Where the MAINS plug or an appliance
coupler is used as the disconnect device, the
disconnect device shall remain readily
Install the unit near the AC outlet and where
the AC power plug can be easily reached.
The apparatus shall not be exposed to drip-
ping or splashing
Do not expose the set, batteries, to humidity,
rain, sand or excessive heat caused by
heating equipment or direct sunlight.
No objects filled with liquids, such as vases,
shall be placed on the appartus.
1. Compatibility of the USB connection on this product:
a) This product supports most USB Mass storage devices (MSD) that these devices are compliant
to the USB MSD standards.
i) Most common Mass storage class devices are flash drives, memory sticks, jump drives and etc.
ii) If you see a "Disc Drive" showing up on your computer after you have plugged the mass
storage device into your computer, most likely it is MSD compliant and it will work with this
b) If your Mass storage device requires a battery/power source, please make sure you have a
fresh battery in it or charge the USB device first and then plug it into this product again.
2. Supported Music type:
a) This device only supports unprotected music with file extension: .mp3 .wma
b) Music bought from on-line music stores are not supported because they are secured by
Digital Rights Management protection (DRM).
c) File name extensions that ended with the following are not supported: .wav; .m4a; .m4p; .mp4;
.aac and etc.
3. No Direct connection can be made from a Computer USB port to this product even you have
either or both mp3 or wma file in your computer.
No naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, should be placed on the apparatus.
Do not cover the set. Adequate ventilation
with a minimum gap of 6 inches between
the ventilation holes and surrounding sur-
faces is necessary to prevent heat build-up.
The mechanical parts of the set contain
self-lubricating bearings and must not be
oiled or lubricated.
To clean the set, use a soft dry cloth. Do not
use any cleaning agents containing alcohol,
ammonia, benzene or abrasives as these may
harm the housing.


If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the set for repair.
If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or
service center.
Do not open the set as there is a risk of electric shock. Under no
circumstances should you try to repair the set yourself, as this will invalidate the
No sound.
– Volume not adjusted.
• Adjust the VOLUME.
Occasional crackling sound during FM
– Weak signal.
• Extend the pigtail antenna fully.
The alarm does not function.
– Alarm time is not set.
• See section on Setting and activating alarm.
– Alarm is not activated.
• See section on Setting and activating alarm.
"No card is selected" is displayed on the
– A USB device or memory card (SD or MMC) is
not inserted.
• Insert a USB device or memory card (SD or
The screen brightness keeps turning dark.
– The set is in auto dim timing.
• To let the screen keep bright, turn off auto dim
When opening the folder of an external
device or its file stored in, read time may
exceed the normal time due to large
folder or file.

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