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Operating Instructions GB
Docking System
©2012 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
On Copyrights and Licenses
The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony
Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
names are those of their respective owners.
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of
trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc.
countries. iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.
And do not place lighted candles on the apparatus.
"Made for iPod, " "Made for iPhone, " and "Made for iPad"
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose
mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to
this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place
connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively,
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple
performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a
operation of this device or its compliance with safety and
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like
for a long time.
Use of this radio equipment is not allowed in the
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from the
geographical area within a radius 20km from the centre of
mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC outlet.
Ny-Alesund, Svalbard in Norway.
Should you notice an abnormality in the unit, disconnect
the main plug from the AC outlet immediately.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if
the unit itself has been turned off.
 To disconnect AC power, grasp the plug itself, not the
The nameplate and important information concerning
safety are located on the bottom exterior of the main unit
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker, keep credit
and on the surface of the AC adaptor.
cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound watches,
CRT-based TVs, or projectors, etc., away from the unit
to prevent possible damage from the magnet.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
 Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat source
Replace only with the same type.
such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place subject to
Notice for customers: the following information is
direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration, or
only applicable to equipment sold in countries
applying EU directives
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-
build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface (a rug, a
7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The
blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) which might
Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is
block the ventilation holes.
Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters,
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
please refer to the addresses given in separate service or
personnel before operating it any further.
guarantee documents.
 During a thunderstorm, do not touch the antenna
(aerial) and plug.
 Do not touch the unit with wet hands.
 Do not place the unit anywhere near water.
Hereby, Sony Corp., declares that this equipment is in
compliance with the essential requirements and other
relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. For details,
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good
please access the following URL:
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when installing
the battery.
 Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic
Equipment (Applicable in the European
 In the Operating Instructions, "iPod" is used as a general
Union and other European countries with
reference to functions on an iPod, iPhone or iPad, unless
separate collection systems)
otherwise specified by the text or illustrations.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your
unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates
that this product shall not be treated as household waste.
General information
Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection
point for the recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of
correctly, you will help prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment and human health,
which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste
handling of this product. The recycling of materials will
help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed
DC out: 5 V
information about recycling of this product, please contact
MAX: 2.1 A
your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal
service or the shop where you purchased the product.
Applicable accessory: Remote control.
Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2
Disposal of waste batteries (applicable
Maximum communication range
in the European Union and other
Line of sight approx. 10 m*
European countries with separate
Frequency band
collection systems)
2.4 GHz band (2.4000 GHz – 2.4835 GHz)
Communication System
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging indicates
Bluetooth Specification Version 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced
that the battery provided with this product shall not be
Data Rate)
treated as household waste.
Compatible Bluetooth Profiles *
On certain batteries this symbol might be used in
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
combination with a chemical symbol. The chemical
symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the
Supported codec *
battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004%
SBC (Subband Codec)
By ensuring these batteries are disposed of correctly, you
The actual range will vary depending on factors such as obstacles
between devices, magnetic fields around a microwave oven,
will help prevent potentially negative consequences for the
static electricity, reception sensitivity, aerial performance,
environment and human health which could otherwise be
operating system, application software, etc.
caused by inappropriate waste handling of the battery. The
Bluetooth standard profiles provide the specifications for
recycling of the materials will help to conserve natural
Bluetooth communication between devices.
Some operations may not be available for some models of iPod.
In case of products that for safety, performance or data
Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format
integrity reasons require a permanent connection with an
incorporated battery, this battery should be replaced by
qualified service staff only.
To ensure that the battery will be treated properly, hand
Woofer: Approx. 76 mm dia. × 2
over the product at end-of-life to the applicable collection
Tweeter: Approx. 25 mm dia. × 2
point for the recycling of electrical and electronic
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
For all other batteries, please view the section on how to
Impedance: 50 kΩ
remove the battery from the product safely. Hand the
Average input level: 245 mV
battery over to the applicable collection point for the
Power output
recycling of waste batteries.
20 W + 20 W (at 1% harmonic distortion)
For more detailed information about recycling of this
Power source
product or battery, please contact your local Civic Office,
Rated external power source: DC IN 20 V (with supplied AC
your household waste disposal service or the shop where
adaptor (AC 100 V - 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz))
you purchased the product.
On Bluetooth communication
Approx. 356.0 mm × 168.1 mm × 155.8 mm (w/h/d)
(incl. projecting parts and controls)
 Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a range of
about 10 meters.
Maximum communication range may vary depending
Approx. 2.2 kg
on obstacles (human body, metal, wall, etc.) or
Supplied accessories
electromagnetic environment.
Remote control (with a lithium battery) (1)
AC adaptor (1)
The unit
AC power cord (1)
Operating Instructions (this document) (1)
Cushion for small-size iPod (1)
Compatible iPod/iPhone/iPad
Steel cabinet
Optimal performance
The compatible iPod/iPhone/iPad models are as follows.
Limited performance
Update the software of the iPod/iPhone/iPad to the latest
 The following conditions may affect the sensitivity of
version before using it with this unit.
Bluetooth communication.
— There is an obstacle such as a person, metal, or wall
Dock Connector compatible models
between this unit and iPod.
iPod touch (4th generation)
— A device using 2.4 GHz frequency, such as a wireless
iPod touch (3rd generation)
LAN device, cordless telephone, or microwave oven,
iPod touch (2nd generation)
is in use near the unit.
iPod nano (6th generation)*
— The unit is installed on a shelf made of steel.
iPod nano (5th generation)
 Because Bluetooth devices and wireless LAN
iPod nano (4th generation)
(IEEE802.11b/g/n) use the same frequency, microwave
iPod nano (3rd generation)
interference may occur and resulting in communication
iPod classic 160GB (2009)
speed deterioration, noise, or invalid connection if this
iPhone 4S
unit is used near a wireless LAN device. In such a case,
iPhone 4
perform the following.
iPhone 3GS
— Use this unit at least 10 m away from any wireless
iPhone 3G
LAN device.
iPad 2
— If this unit is used within 10 m of a wireless LAN
device, turn off the wireless LAN device.
— Install this unit and iPod as near to each other as
Wireless music streaming compatible models
iPod touch (4th generation)
 Microwaves emitting from a Bluetooth device may affect
iPod touch (3rd generation)
the operation of electronic medical devices. Turn off this
iPod touch (2nd generation)
unit and iPod in the following locations, as it may cause
iPhone 4S
an accident.
iPhone 4
iPhone 3GS
— where inflammable gas is present, in a hospital, train,
iPhone 3G
airplane, or a petrol station
iPad 2
— near automatic doors or a fire alarm
 This unit supports security capabilities that comply with
the Bluetooth standard to provide a secure connection
* The iPod nano (6th generation) cannot be controlled by the
when the Bluetooth wireless technology is used, but
remote when the command of "MENU, " ", " ", " and "ENTER"
security may be insufficient, depending on the setting.
is pressed.
Be careful when communicating using Bluetooth
wireless technology.
Design and specifications are subject to change without
 We do not take any responsibility for leakage of
information during Bluetooth communication.
 Connection with all Bluetooth devices cannot be
— A device featuring Bluetooth function is required to
conform to the Bluetooth standard specified by
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and be authenticated.
— Even if the connected device conforms to the above
mentioned Bluetooth standard, some devices may not
be connected or work correctly, depending on the
features or specifications of the device.
 Depending on the device to be connected, it may require
some time to start communication.
The power does not turn on when the AC adaptor is
 Make sure the AC adaptor is connected to the wall outlet
There is no sound.
 Adjust VOLUME +/− (VOL +/− on the remote).
Noise is heard.
 Ensure that the unit is not near in-use portable phones,
The power indicator flashes.
 The power indicator flashes when the unit receives a
signal from the remote. In this case, the flashing does
not mean there is an error or fault.
When using an iPod on the Dock
There is no sound.
 Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
 Make sure that the function for iPod is activated.
Operation is not performed.
 Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit. (See
"Dock Connector compatible models.")
The iPod does not charge.
 Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
 Make sure the AC adaptor is connected firmly.
(Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit. (See
"Dock Connector compatible models. " )
When using the Bluetooth connection
There is no sound.
 Ensure that this unit is not too far from the iPod, or this
unit is not receiving interference from a wireless LAN,
other 2.4 GHz wireless device, or microwave oven.
 Check that the Bluetooth connection is made properly
between this unit and the iPod.
 Pair this unit and the iPod again.
 Keep away from metal objects or surfaces.
 Make sure that the Bluetooth function is activated.
Sound skips or the correspondence distance is short.
 If a device that generates electromagnetic radiation, such
as a wireless LAN, other Bluetooth device(s), or a
microwave oven is nearby, move away from such
 Remove any obstacle between this unit and the iPod or
move away from the obstacle.
 Locate this unit and the iPod as close to each other as
 Re-position this unit.
 Re-position the iPod.
Connecting cannot be done.
 Perform pairing again. (See "To pair with an iPod. " )
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit. (See
"Wireless music streaming compatible models. " )
Pairing cannot be done.
 Bring this unit and the iPod closer together.
 Delete the unit from the iPod and perform pairing again.
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit. (See
"Wireless music streaming compatible models. " )
There is no sound.
 Make sure the audio connecting cable is connected
 Make sure that the connected optional component is in
playback mode.
 Make sure that the Audio-in function is activated.
The sound is low.
 Check the volume of the connected optional component.
Remote control
The remote does not function.
 Replace the battery in the remote with a new one if it is
 Make sure that you are pointing the remote at the remote
sensor on the unit.
 Do not cover or place any objects directly in front of the
(Remote sensor) receiver.
 Remove any obstacles in the path of the remote and the
 Make sure the remote sensor is not exposed to strong
light such as direct sunlight or fluorescent lamp light.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Power source
Auto power off
After playback of music (from an iPod on the Dock,
Bluetooth connection, or optional component connected
to the AUDIO IN jack) has finished, and if no operation is
performed for about 20 minutes, the unit will
automatically turn off.
To use the AC adaptor
Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC
Connect the AC adaptor to the DC IN 20V jack
on the back of this unit firmly and plug it into a
wall outlet.
Note on the AC adaptor
 Use the supplied Sony AC adaptor only. The polarity of
the plugs of other manufacturers may be different.
Failure to use the supplied AC adaptor may cause the
unit to malfunction.
Remote control
Before using the supplied remote for the first time, remove
the insulation film.
Aim the remote at the
(Remote sensor) of the unit.
The power indicator flashes when the remote's command is
When to replace the battery
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should last for about
6 months. When the remote can no longer operate the unit,
replace the battery with a new one.
 side facing up
 If you are not going to use the remote for a long time,
remove the battery to avoid any damage that may be caused
by leakage or corrosion.
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