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Emerson Research iC200 Owner's Manual

Digital tuning stereo clock radio with ipod docking station, smartset auto time setting system and remote control.
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Digital Tuning Stereo Clock Radio
with iPod
Docking Station
Auto Time Setting System
and Remote Control
(U.S. Patent No. 6,567,344)
(Silver Color)
(Black Color)
Made for all iPod
models including iPod
nano, iPod
shuffle and iPod
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3/5/2007, 11:29


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    Digital Tuning Stereo Clock Radio ® with iPod Docking Station ® SmartSet Auto Time Setting System and Remote Control (U.S. Patent No. 6,567,344) OWNER’ S MANUAL iC200 (Silver Color) iC200BK (Black Color) ® ® ® ® Made for all iPod models including iPod...

  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions


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    Docking Station and SmartSet ® Auto Time Setting System from Emerson Research. This compact system has been designed with a powerful amplifier and matching high fidelity speakers to produce the kind of sound that you would only expect from a ®...

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    Please call the Emerson Consumer Products Customer Service Hotline, toll-free, at 1-800-898-9020. One of our service technicians will try and help you resolve your problem.

  • Page 5: Fcc Information

    I M P O R TAN T N O T E S • 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...

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    P R E PAR AT I O N F O R U S E Unpacking and Set Up • This carton contains the main unit, the remote control hand set, iPod Bracket and 5 different iPod ® dockable iPod to the top mounted docking station. Remove all of the components from the carton and remove all packing materials from the components.

  • Page 7: Power Source

    Battery Back-up System This unit includes a battery back up system powered by a built-in, long life CR2430 lithium battery. The battery maintains the time and alarm settings, the Sleep and Nap timer settings, and the preset station tuner memories as well, whenever the power is interrupted.

  • Page 8: Front Panel

    L O C AT I O N O F C O N T R O L S AN D I N D I C ATO R S Front Panel Top Panel iC200_NCab050307.p65 13 14 3/5/2007, 11:29...

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    Back Panel Left Side Panel iC200_NCab050307.p65 3/5/2007, 11:29...

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    1.) TOUCHLESS SNOOZE SENSOR. 2.) Speakers. 3.) Multi-Function LED Display. 4.) iPod ® Support Bracket. 5.) REMOTE SENSOR. Power “On/Off” Button. 7.) Preset Buttons. 8.) Alarm 1 Button. 9.) Alarm 2 Button. 10.) Alarm Mode Button. 11.) iPod ® Support Bracket Mounting Holes (Inside iPod 12.) iPod ®...

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    LED Display 1.) MUTE Indicator. 2.) AM Indicator. 3.) Day Of Week Indicators. 4.) SLP (Sleep) Timer Indicator. 5.) NAP Timer Indicator. 6.) Time, Year, Month/date, Volume Level (00-63), Radio Frequencies Display. 7.) AL2 (Alarm 2) Indicator. Battery Low Indicator. 9.) FM ST.

  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Remote Control 1.) Preset Button. 2.) Preset Button. Tuning/Skip Reverse Button. Power “On/Off” Button. 5.) Infrared Transmitter. 6.) Function Button. 7.) Volume + Button. Tuning/Skip Forward Button. 9.) Volume – Button. 10.) Band Button. 11.) Alarm Stop Button. 12.) Snooze Button. 13.) Battery Compartment (Back Cabinet).

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    Installing The Remote Control Batteries The remote control requires two “AAA” batteries, not included. We recommend that you use a well known brand of alkaline batteries for longest life and best performance. Open the remote control battery compartment by sliding the battery compartment cover in the direction of the ‘...

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    To change the default time zone display, depress the Time Zone button. The number “02” will appear on the display indicating that the default zone is ZONE 2, Eastern Time. iC200_NCab050307.p65 ® clock radio as follows: — Atlantic Time — Eastern Time (Default Setting) —...

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    Hold the Time Zone button and then press either the Tuning/Skip (Clock/Time) buttons until your own time zone appears on the display, then release the buttons. The clock display will change to the correct time in the time zone you selected. The clock will always return to the correct time in the zone you selected after every power interruption.

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    Daylight Saving and Leap Year Adjustments All Daylight Saving and Leap Year adjustments are made automatically by ® the SmartSet internal computer as follows: • Start of Daylight Saving Time: At “2:00 AM” on the 2nd Sunday in March, the clock will automatically advance to “3:00 AM”.

  • Page 17: Manual Time Adjustments

    Manual Time Adjustments Some people like to set their clocks 5 to 10 minutes fast to make sure that they will ® always be on time. Even though the SmartSet sets the time by itself, you still have the option of adjusting the time manually if you wish. To manually adjust the time display depress and hold the Time button, and press either the Tuning/Skip (Clock/Time) buttons to adjust the time display...

  • Page 18: Adjusting The Wake Up Times

    Your SmartSet ® clock radio has two separate alarms that can be set and used independently. You may use the alarms to wake two people at different times, or you may use one alarm for weekdays and the other for weekend wake up times.

  • Page 19: Selecting The Alarm Mode, Checking The Wake Up Times And Alarm Mode

    Selecting The Alarm Mode ® Your SmartSet clock radio allows you to select from among three different alarm operation modes for either alarm. The alarm modes are: • Everyday – the alarm will turn on all 7 days. • Weekdays only – the alarm will only turn on Monday through Friday;...

  • Page 20: Using The Remote Control

    Using The Remote Control The remote control unit supplied with this system allows you to perform the following operations: • Switch the system ‘ On’ and ‘ Off’ . • Select the desired function (iPod • Select the AM or FM bands. ®...

  • Page 21: Listening To The Radio

    Listening To The Radio 1.) Press the Power button on the top panel or remote control to turn the system ‘ On. If necessary press the Function button on the top panel or remote control to select the Tuner function. The TUNER indicator appears and the display changes from time to radio frequency.

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    4.) If you tuned to an FM Stereo station the FM ST. indicator appears in the display. 5.) A few seconds after you release the tuning controls the display changes from radio frequency back to the correct time. To see the station frequency again, press the Time button on the top panel.

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    Presetting Stations In The Tuner Memory You can store a total of 20 stations, 10 FM and 10AM, in the tuner memory for easy recall at any time. 1.) Using either the Automatic or Manual Tuning method described above, tune to the first station you wish to store in the tuner memory.

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    7.) Press the Band button to switch to the AM band and repeat the above procedure to store up to 10 AM stations in the tuner memory. NOTES: • The FM memories are numbered “F 1” through “F 10”. The AM memories are numbered “A 1”...

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    Antenna Information The FM antenna is built in the AC power cord. You may have to extend and vary the direction of the AC power cord until you find the position that provides the best reception. The AM bar antenna is inside the cabinet of the main unit. You may need to change the position of the main unit until you find the position that provides the best reception for your favorite AM stations.

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    Listening To Your “Dockable” iPod IMPORTANT! To prevent distortion during iPod Menu of your iPod ® , select the Settings Menu page, select the EQ Setting, and make sure that the EQ function is set to “Off”. (Main Menu > Settings Menu > EQ Setting > Select “Off”) This system provides an iPod any “dockable”...

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    2.) Select the correct adapter for your particular iPod model from among the 5 different adapters included. Each adapter is engraved with the name and/or size ® of an iPod model. Place the selected adapter in the docking area so that the iPod passes through the opening in the adapter.

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    NOTE: After removing the nano adapter remember to slide the 30-pin connector back to the right position before attempting to install any other ® iPod adapter. 4.) After installing the necessary adapter in the docking area and making sure that it is locked in place, mount the support bracket, and then your iPod adapter so that the 30-pin connector in the docking area is fully inserted into the 30-pin socket on the bottom of your iPod...

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    NOTE: If the Power of this system is ‘ On’ and the iPod function is already selected then your iPod connected to the dock, as long as the iPod ® iPod enters the Pause mode when you connect it to the dock, press the Play/pause button to begin playback.

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    Connecting and Playing A 1G (First Generation) iPod Charging The Battery The docking station of this system includes an Apple USB connector specifically designed for the 1G (First Generation) iPod NOTE: If you have a new 2G (Second Generation) iPod connect it to the Auxiliary Input jack of this system.

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    4.) Press the Power button to turn this system ‘ On’ if necessary and press the Function button to select the iPod function. The “iPod” indicator appears in the display. 5.) Set the volume control of this system to a medium – high level. Press the VOLUME + button until the volume level display is reading “50”.

  • Page 33: Alarm Operation

    Alarm Operation The dual alarms in this system give you the option of waking to the radio, an electronic buzzer tone, or even to your iPod NOTE: You cannot wake to the iPod You may also program one or both of the alarms for weekdays only, weekends only, or everyday operation.

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    Wake To Buzzer Note: Alarm 1 and Alarm 2 have different buzzer sounds. Alarm 1 is a “single beep” sound. Alarm 2 is a “double beep” sound. You will be able to tell which alarm is going off by the sound that it makes. 1.) Slide the Alarm 1 and/or Alarm 2 selector switches, located on the left side panel to the “Buzzer”...

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    Wake To Your iPod ® NOTE: You can only wake to the “Dockable” iPod ® iPod Shuffle. ® 1.) Connect your iPod to the docking station as usual, start playback, select the song that you would like to play at the wake up time and the desired volume level, then press the Power button to shut the system ‘...

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    To Cancel The Alarms To cancel the alarm completely so they do not come on at all, slide the appropriate Alarm 1 and/or Alarm 2 selector switches to their “Off”positions. iC200_NCab050307.p65 3/5/2007, 11:29...

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    SNOOZE Alarm / “TOUCHLESS” SNOOZE When the alarms turn on in the morning you can activate the SNOOZE control to catch a few minutes extra sleep. The Snooze function stops the alarm for 9 minutes and then turns the alarm ‘ On’ again. There are three ways to activate the Snooze control: By touching the SNOOZE button on the top panel or the remote control, or by placing your hand in front of the TOUCHLESS SNOOZE SENSOR on the front...

  • Page 38: Sleep Timer

    Sleep Timer The Sleep Timer allows you to operate the radio or iPod while you are falling asleep and then shuts the power off automatically. 1.) Turn the system ‘ On’ and operate the radio or iPod Adjust the Volume control to the desired level for falling asleep, but remember that the level you set for falling asleep is that same level that you will hear in the morning if you are waking to radio or iPod 2.) Press the Sleep button on the top panel.

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    Nap Timer (Buzzer Alarm Only) The Nap timer function will wake you to the buzzer alarm after a nap of up to 99 minutes without the need to change your regular Alarm 1 or Alarm 2 settings. 1.) If the system is playing, shut the power ‘ Off’ . 2.) Press the Nap button on the top panel.

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    ® Listening To A 2G (Second Generation) iPod Shuffle, MP3 Player, Or Other External Source This system includes an Auxiliary Input (Aux) Jack on the back panel so that you ® can connect older non-dockable iPods , other MP3 players, or personal CD players, and listen to them through the speakers of this system.

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    Mute Control (Remote Control Only) If you need to shut off the speakers of this system temporarily press the Mute button on the remote control. The sound stops and the MUTE indicator appears in the display. To cancel the Mute function and restore the sound, press the Mute button again or press the Volume + or –...

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    Changing The Lithium Battery Like all batteries, eventually the built in lithium battery will need to be replaced. A number of factors, such as, the length of time between the date the radio was manufactured and the date you plugged it in for the first time determine the amount of time before replacement.

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    4.) Remove the original battery from the holder and insert the new battery into the holder the same way, observing the positive (+) direction. Slide the holder with the new battery back into the slot in the cabinet. 5.) Replace the screw that secures the battery holder in the cabinet. 6.) Turn the radio right side up and confirm that the “...

  • Page 44: Resetting The Clock After A Total Memory Loss

    ” warning indicator, the lithium battery may ® memory will be lost and the clock will ® clock radio is completely incorrect, 3/5/2007, 11:29...

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    4.) Depress the Month/date button. The display will change from ‘ time’ to ‘ month/ date’ (mm/dd). While holding the Month/date button, press the Tuning/Skip the display to the correct Month and Date. The Day indicator will change automatically as you adjust the month/date settings. When the correct Month and Date appear on the display, release the buttons.

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    FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE,PLEASE WRITE TO: iC200_NCab050307.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. 3/5/2007, 11:29...

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    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.

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    EMERSON Part No. 16-3008F Printed in China 705-01 iC200_NCab050307.p65 3/5/2007, 11:29...

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