Emerson CKD2300 Owner's Manual

Am/fm stereo clock radio with dual alarms and compact disc player


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AM/FM Stereo Clock Radio
with Dual Alarms
and Compact Disc Player
Visit our web site at www.emersonradio.com
3/6/2005, 11:04


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  • Page 1 AM/FM Stereo Clock Radio with Dual Alarms and Compact Disc Player OWNER'S MANUAL CKD2300 Visit our web site at www.emersonradio.com CKD2300_060305.p65 3/6/2005, 11:04...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

  • Page 3 Thank you… … … … … … … for purchasing this Emerson Dual Alarm Stereo Clock Radio with CD Player. This compact sized unit has been designed to fit comfortably on any desk or bedside table. The CD Player has a 20-track programmable memory plus one-track/all tracks automatic repeat playback.
  • Page 4: Important Notes

    IMPORTANT NOTES • Avoid installing this unit in places exposed to direct sunlight or close to heat radiating appliances such as electric heaters, on top of other stereo equipment that radiates too much heat, places lacking ventilation or dusty areas, places subject to constant vibration and/or humid or moist areas.
  • Page 5: Preparation For Use

    PREPARATION FOR USE Unpacking and Set Up • Carefully remove the unit from the display carton. Remove all the packing material from the unit and remove any small strips of tape that may have been used to prevent the CD door from opening in transit. •...
  • Page 6 2.) Connect a fresh 9-Volt alkaline battery to the battery terminal in the battery compartment. It can only be connected one way. 3.) Replace the battery door. If the power is interrupted the display will go ‘ Off’ and the radio will not work. However the battery will maintain the clock and alarm settings in memory.
  • Page 7: Power Source

    Power Source This radio is designed to operate on 120V 60Hz AC only. Attempting to operate this radio on any other power source could cause damage to the unit and such damage is not covered by your warranty. Make sure the radio is connected to an AC outlet that is always “live”. Do not connect the radio to an outlet that is controlled by a wall switch.
  • Page 8: Location Of Controls And Indicators

    LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS Front Panel 1.) Speakers. 2.) POWER ‘ On/Off’ Button. 3.) STOP Button. 4.) PLAY/PAUSE Button. 5.) REPEAT Button. 6.) RANDOM Button. 7.) AL 1 ‘ On’ Indicator. 8.) PM Indicator. 9.) CD compartment. 10.) CD Door OPEN/CLOSE Area. 11.) SNOOZE Button.
  • Page 9: Left Side Panel

    Left Side Panel 27.) VOL. (Volume) Control. 28.) ALARM 2 (SET-ON-OFF) Selector Switch. 29.) ALARM 1 (SET-ON-OFF) Selector Switch. 30.) BUZZ-CD-RADIO Selector Switch. 31.) FM ST.-FM-AM Selector Switch. 32.) TUNING Control. 33.) AC Power Cord. 34.) Back Up Battery Compartment (Bottom Cabinet). 35.) FM Wire Antenna.
  • Page 10: Setting The Clock

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS •Make sure you have installed the back-up battery in the battery compartment. •Make sure you have extended the AC power cord and the FM antenna wire to their full lengths. •Connect the AC power cord plug to a 120V 60Hz AC outlet. Setting The Clock When the radio is connected to the AC outlet for the first time “12:00”...
  • Page 11 Setting The Wake-Up Times The procedure for setting the Alarm 1 and Alarm 2 wake up times is the same. 1.) Slide the ALARM 1 switch, located on the left side of the cabinet to the “SET” position. The display changes from the correct time to the Alarm 1 wake-up time.
  • Page 12: Listening To The Radio

    Listening To The Radio 1.) Slide the Function selector (RADIO/CD/BUZZ) switch, located on the right side cabinet, to the “RADIO” position. 2.) Slide the Band selector (AM/FM/FM ST.) switch, located on the right side cabinet, to the desired band. 3.) Press the POWER button on the front panel to turn the system ‘...
  • Page 13 Hints For Better Reception FM – The FM lead wire antenna on the back panel should be extended to its full length. You may also have to vary the direction of this antenna until you find the position that provides the best reception. AM –...
  • Page 14: Playing Compact Discs

    Playing Compact Discs Note: Although this CD player can read CD-R and CD-RW discs, in addition to normal CDs, the playability of CD-R/RW discs may be affected by the type of software that was used to create the discs, as well as the quality and condition of the blank media you are using.
  • Page 15 5.) The disc will spin for a few seconds as the player reads the disc. Then the disc will stop and the display will show the total number of tracks on the disc. After 5 seconds the display returns to the correct time. AL 1 6.) Press the PLAY/PAUSE button on the front panel to begin playback on track 01.
  • Page 16 Skip/Search Controls During playback press the SKIP/SEARCH FWD or SKIP/SEARCH REV buttons on the front panel repeatedly to skip forward or back to higher or lower numbered tracks. Playback will start at the beginning of the selected track. To search within a track for a specific musical passage depress and hold the SKIP/SEARCH FWD or SKIP/SEARCH REV buttons on the front panel.
  • Page 17: Special Playback Modes

    Special Playback Modes Repeat Playback You can program the player to continuously repeat a single track or the entire disc. The Repeat mode can be selected while the disc is playing or while the disc is stopped. Single Track Repeat Select the track to be repeated and then press the REPEAT button on the front panel once.
  • Page 18 Random Playback The Random playback feature allows you to play all the tracks on a disc in random order. 1.) Load your disc in the player as usual and wait until the total tracks appear on the display. 2.) Press the RANDOM button on the front panel. The RANDOM indicator comes ‘...
  • Page 19: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback Use the Programmed Playback feature to play up to 20 tracks on a disc in any desired order. You may also program a particular track to play several times within a programmed sequence if desired. Note: You cannot program a disc while it is playing. Press the STOP button to stop playback and then follow the programming steps below.
  • Page 20 5.) When you have completed programming the desired tracks press the PLAY/ PAUSE button to begin programmed playback. The PROGRAM indicator stops flashing and remains ‘ On’ . AL 1 Playback will begin on the first track you programmed and will continue until the last programmed track has played.
  • Page 21: Alarm Function

    Alarm Function You can use the alarm function to wake you to an electronic Buzzer tone, the Radio, or your favorite CD. First slide the ALARM 1 or ALARM 2 selector switches to the “SET” to check the Wake Up time settings. Adjust the Wake Up times if necessary. Wake To Buzzer 1.) Slide the ALARM 1 and/or ALARM 2 selector switches on the left side panel to the “ON”...
  • Page 22 Wake To Radio 1.) Tune to the desired radio station and adjust the volume to the level you want to hear in the morning when the alarm comes on. Press the POWER button to shut the system ‘ Off’ . 2.) Slide the ALARM 1 and/or ALARM 2 selector switches on the left side panel to the “ON”...
  • Page 23 Wake To CD 1.) Load the desired CD, begin playback and adjust the volume to the desired level. Press the POWER button to shut the system ‘ Off’ . 2.) Slide the ALARM 1 and/or ALARM 2 selector switches on the left side panel to the “ON”...
  • Page 24 Sleep Timer You can fall asleep to the radio or CD player and the sleep timer will shut the system off automatically after up to 90 minutes of music. Sleep To Radio or CD Player 1.) Turn the radio ‘ On’ , tune to the desired station, or begin playing the desired CD and adjust the volume to the desired level.
  • Page 25: Care And Maintenance

    CARE AND MAINTENANCE Compact Disc Care • To remove a disc from its storage case, press down on the center of the case and lift the disc out, holding it carefully by the edges. • Fingerprints and dust should be carefully wiped off the disc’ s recorded surface with a soft cloth.Unlike conventional records, compact discs have no grooves to collect dust and microscopic debris, so gently wiping with a soft cloth should remove most particles.
  • Page 26: Care Of The Cabinet

    FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE, PLEASE WRITE TO: CKD2300_060305.p65 TO FIND THE LOCATION AND PHONE NUMBER OF YOUR NEAREST SERVICE CENTER PERMITTED TO PERFORM WARRANTY... 1-800-695-0098 PLEASE CALL: 1-800-898-9020 Emerson Radio Corp., Consumer Affairs Dept., 5101 Statesman Drive, Irving, TX 75063. 3/6/2005, 11:04...
  • Page 27: Limited Warranty

    For repair or replacement, pack your unit in a padded box, enclose your check or money order payable to Emerson Radio Corp. in the amount of $9.00 (not required by California residents) to cover shipping and handling costs, and enclose a copy of your proof of purchase.
  • Page 28 EMERSON Part No. 16-2999 505-01 Printed in China CKD2300_060305.p65 3/6/2005, 11:04...

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