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Sony Dream Machine ICF-CS15iP Reference Manual

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Personal Audio Docking System
Reference Guide
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
Auto Time Set is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
No Power No Problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
©2011 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
Important Safety
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
Owner's Record
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
The model number and the serial number are located on the
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer
to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
this product.
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
Model No. ICF-CS15iP
Serial No. ________________________________
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
plug has two blades with one wider than the
For customers in the USA
other. A grounding type plug has two blades
Please register this product on line at
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
Proper registration will enable us to send you
or the third prong are provided for your safety.
periodic mailings about new products, services,
If the provided plug does not fit into your
and other important announcements. Registering
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement
your product will also allow us to contact you
of the obsolete outlet.
in the unlikely event that the product needs
adjustment or modification. Thank you.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
To reduce the risk of fire or electric
the manufacturer.
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
shock, do not expose this apparatus to
rain or moisture.
or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
caution when moving the cart/apparatus
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
candles on the apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
as vases, on the apparatus.
or when unused for long periods of time.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
normally, or has been dropped.
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
For the state of California USA only
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, see
from the AC outlet immediately.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the
wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned
The nameplate and important information
concerning safety are located on the bottom
 To disconnect AC power, grasp the plug itself,
not the cord.
You are cautioned that any changes or
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
modifications not expressly approved in this
keep credit cards using magnetic coding or
manual could void your authority to operate this
spring-wound watches, CRT-based TVs, or
projectors, etc., away from the unit to prevent
possible damage from the magnet.
 Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
mechanical vibration, or shock.
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent
This equipment has been tested and found to
internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit on
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
a surface (a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
materials (a curtain) which might block the
are designed to provide reasonable protection
ventilation holes.
against harmful interference in a residential
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
installation. This equipment generates, uses and
unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
qualified personnel before operating it any
installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
 During a thunderstorm, do not touch the
radio communications. However, there is no
antenna (aerial) and plug.
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
 Do not touch the unit with wet hands.
particular installation. If this equipment does
 Do not place the unit anywhere near water.
cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
good contact.
to try to correct the interference by one or more
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
of the following measures:
installing the battery.
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
 Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
— Increase the separation between the equipment
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
and receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
 In the Reference Guide, "iPod" is used as a
general reference to functions on an iPod or
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
iPhone, unless otherwise specified by the text
technician for help.
or illustrations.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
 Replace the battery for the clock backup with a
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Sony CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery
for the remote commander with a Sony CR2025
lithium battery. Use of another battery may
present a risk of fire or explosion.
 Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not
recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away
from children.
Power cord
Remote sensor
FM wire antenna
The VOLUME + and  buttons have a tactile dot.
Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly to
select the number as follows:
Area number
Time zone
Power source
Atlantic standard Time
No Power No Problem system
Eastern standard Time
This unit contains a CR2032 battery as a backup
(default setting)
power source to keep the clock and the alarm
Central standard Time
operating during a power interruption.
Mountain standard Time
When to replace the battery
Pacific standard Time
When the battery becomes weak, "" appears in
the display.
Yukon standard Time
If a power interruption occurs while the battery is
Hawaiian standard Time
weak, the current time and alarm will be erased.
Press DSPL/ENT to set.
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may cause a fire or
 To cancel the time zone setting, press MODE.
 Though the clock is correctly set at the factory,
 If "AM 12:00" flashes in the display when the
discrepancies may arise during transport or
unit is connected to an AC outlet for the first
storage. If necessary, set the clock to the correct
time, the battery may be weak. In this case,
time by referring to "To set the clock manually. "
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
When daylight saving time (summer
To replace the battery
time) begins
This model automatically adjusts for daylight
Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
saving time (summer time).
outlet, remove the screw of the battery
" " is displayed from the beginning of daylight
saving time (summer time) and disappears at the
compartment at the bottom of the unit,
end of the daylight saving time (summer time)
and open the lid (see Fig. ).
Remove the old battery and insert a new
 Daylight saving time (summer time) begins at:
one in the battery compartment with the
2:00 AM on the second Sunday of March.
 side facing up (see Fig. ).
 Standard time begins at: 2:00 AM on the first
Sunday of November.
Replace the battery compartment lid and
tighten the screw.
To cancel Auto DST/summer time adjustment
during the daylight saving time (summer
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit to
time) period
The Auto DST/summer time adjustment can be
turn "
" off in the display.
Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
 When you replace the battery, do not
BRIGHTNESS on the unit at the same time for at
disconnect the plug from the AC outlet.
least 2 seconds while the clock is displayed.
Otherwise, the current date, current time,
" " and "OFF" appear in the display to show that
alarm and station presets will be erased.
Auto DST/summer time adjustment has been
canceled. The display returns to the clock.
 Changes to Auto DST/summer time adjustment
by the unit (see above) are subject to
circumstances and laws in each country/region.
Should this interfere with desired adjustment,
cancel the Auto DST/summer time adjustment
and set the DST display manually as necessary.
Customers living in a country/region that does
not use daylight saving time (summer time)
must cancel Auto DST/summer time
adjustment before using the unit.
Reset button
 To activate Auto DST/summer time adjustment
again, press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS on the unit at the same time for
at least 2 seconds.
" " and "On" appear in the display to show that
Auto DST/summer time adjustment has been
activated. The display returns to the clock.
To set the clock manually
To change the clock setting manually, operate the
unit as follows.
Plug in the unit.
Press and hold CLOCK until the year
To reset the unit
flashes in the display.
Press the reset button with a pointed object if the
Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly to set
unit fails to function properly. The current time,
alarm and station presets, etc., will revert to their
the year, and then press CLOCK.
factory presets (see Fig. ).
Repeat step 3 to set the month, day, hour
and minute.
To charge your iPod
The seconds start incrementing from zero.
You can use the unit as a battery charger.
Charging begins when the iPod is connected to
 If you do not press any button for about
the unit.
1 minute while setting the clock, the clock
The charging status appears in the display on
setting will be canceled.
iPod. For details, see the user's guide of your iPod.
 A 100-year calendar (2011 - 2110) is installed in
the unit. When the date is set, the day of the
week is automatically displayed.
Setting the clock
MON = Monday, TUE = Tuesday,
WED = Wednesday, THU = Thursday,
FRI = Friday, SAT = Saturday, SUN = Sunday
To set the clock for the first
To display the year and date
During clock display, press CLOCK on the unit
once for the date, and press it again for the year.
This unit is preset to the current EST (Eastern
After a few seconds, the display will change back
Standard Time) at the factory, and is powered by a
to the current time automatically.
backup battery. All you need to do the first time is
just plug it in and select your time zone by this
Plug in the unit.
The current EST (Eastern Standard Time)
appears in the display.
Press and hold MODE for at least
2 seconds.
Area number "2" flashes in the display.
To play back
Remote commander
Set your iPod on the dock connector.
Before using the supplied remote for the first
The dock connector can be tilted slightly.
time, remove the insulation film.
Aim the remote at the
(Remote sensor) of the
Press .
The iPod begins to play back.
You can operate the connected iPod via this
unit or the iPod itself.
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
(VOL + or – on the remote).
To remove an iPod
When placing or removing the iPod, hold it at the
same angle as the dock connector on the unit. Do
not pull the iPod forward too far.
The VOL + and  buttons have a tactile dot.
 Terminate the current function and stop
 Stop a currently sounding alarm/snooze timer.
 (Play/Pause)
 Start playing the iPod. Press again to pause/
resume playback.
 Press and hold to turn off the iPod.
 An iPod in a case or cover can be set in this
 (Forward)
unit. However, if the case or cover interferes
 Go to the next track.
with connection, remove the case or cover
 Press and hold while listening to the sound to
before setting the iPod on the dock connector.
locate a desired point.
 When placing or removing the iPod, hold the
 Press and hold in pause while observing the
iPod at the same angle as that of the connector
display on iPod to locate a desired point.
on this unit, and do not twist or bend the iPod
as it may result in connector damage.
 (Backward)
 Remove the iPod when transporting it,
 Go back to the previous track. During
otherwise a malfunction may result.
playback, this operation returns to the
 When placing or removing the iPod, hold the
beginning of the current track. To go back to
unit securely.
the previous track, press twice.
 If the battery of your iPod is extremely low,
 Press and hold while listening to the sound to
charge it for a while before operation.
locate a desired point.
 If your iPod cannot reach the supporter located
 Press and hold in pause while observing the
in front of the unit, attach the supplied cushion
display on iPod to locate a desired point.
below the supporter.
 If the iPod is already playing when set onto the
 (Up)/ (Down)
unit, the sound from the iPod will be output
 Select a menu item or track for playback.
from the unit speakers, even if the unit was
playing sound from another function.
 Go back to the previous menu.
 Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event
 Press and hold to go back to the main menu.
that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged
when using an iPod connected to this unit.
 For details of environmental conditions for
 Execute the selected menu item or begin
operating your iPod, check the website of Apple
 Select the desired sound effect(s). (For details,
Playing the radio
see "To enjoy the bass or expansion sound
effect. " )
VOL +/− (Volume plus/minus)
To connect the AM loop
 Adjust the volume.
The shape and length of the antenna is designed
 Activate the radio and select a band.
to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up
the antenna.
 Select the preset number or preset station. (For
Remove only the loop part from the
details, see "Playing the radio. " )
plastic stand.
TUNE +/−
Set up the AM loop antenna.
 Tune into a station when the radio is on.
(Refer to the Startup Guide bundled with this
 Press and hold to scan AM or FM stations.
Reference Guide.)
Insert the AM antenna terminal in the
 Activate the AUDIO IN function when an
AM ANTENNA jack on the rear of the
optional component is connected. (For details,
see "Connecting optional components. " )
To adjust the AM loop antenna
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
 Set the sleep timer. (For details, see "Setting the
sleep timer. " )
 Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for
 Some operations may differ or may not be
the best AM broadcast sound.
available on certain models of iPod.
To remove the AM loop antenna
When to replace the battery
Pull the AM antenna terminal while pushing up
the terminal clamp.
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should
last for about 6 months. When the remote no
longer operates the unit, replace the battery with a
new one.
the  side facing up
–Manual tuning
 If you are not going to use the remote for a long
Press RADIO BAND to turn on the radio.
time, remove the battery to avoid any damage
Press RADIO BAND repeatedly to select
that may be caused by leakage and corrosion.
the desired band.
Each time you press the button, the radio
band toggles between AM and FM as follows:
Playing an iPod
Compatible iPod/iPhone
Press TUNE + or – repeatedly to tune to
the desired station.
The compatible iPod/iPhone models are as
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
Update software of your iPod/iPhone to the latest
(VOL + or – on the remote).
version before using it with this unit.
To turn off the radio, press OFF/ALARM
RESET (OFF on the remote).
iPod touch (4th generation)
iPod touch (3rd generation)
–Scan tuning
iPod touch (2nd generation)
iPod nano (6th generation)*
The unit automatically scans for AM or FM
iPod nano (5th generation)
iPod nano (4th generation)
Follow steps 1 to 2 in "Manual tuning"
iPod nano (3rd generation)
and select the AM or FM band.
iPod classic
iPhone 4
Press and hold TUNE + or –.
iPhone 3GS
+ : scans upward through the frequency bands.
iPhone 3G
– : scans downwards through the frequency
* The iPod nano 6th generation cannot be
Scanning starts from the currently-tuned
controlled by the remote when the command of
frequency. When a station is received,
"MENU, " ", " ", " and "ENTER" is pressed.
scanning stops.
On copyrights
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
, iPod
, iPod classic
, iPod nano
, and
(VOL + or – on the remote).
iPod touch
are trademarks of Apple Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
–Preset tuning
"Made for iPod, " and "Made for iPhone" mean
that an electronic accessory has been designed to
You can preset up to 20 FM stations and 10 AM
connect specifically to iPod or iPhone,
respectively, and has been certified by the
To preset a station
developer to meet Apple performance standards.
Follow steps 1 to 4 in "Manual tuning"
Apple is not responsible for the operation of this
device or its compliance with safety and
and manually tune into the station you
regulatory standards. Please note that the use of
wish to preset.
this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect
Press and hold MODE on the unit for at
wireless performance.
least 2 seconds.
 This unit is not specified for use with an iPad
and malfunction may result if used as such.
Press PRESET + or – to select the preset
 Even if the alarm setting for iPod is complete, if
number, then press DSPL/ENT on the
you turn the iPod touch/iPhone power off after
inserting the iPod touch/iPhone into the unit,
the alarm will be the buzzer.
Example: The following displays appear
when you preset FM 89.8 MHz to
 To set the radio alarm
preset number 1 for FM.
Perform steps 1 to 8 in "To set the alarm. "
Press ALARM SET A or B to select
radio band ("FM" or "AM").
Preset number flashes in the display.
Press TIME SET + or – to select the
desired preset number corresponding the
bands or "– –. "
"– –" is the last station received.
Press ALARM SET A or B.
The volume level flashes in the display.
Press TIME SET + or – to adjust the
The display shows the frequency for about
10 seconds, and then returns to the current
Press ALARM SET A or B.
The setting is entered.
If "A" or "B" does not appear in the
 To preset another station, repeat these steps.
display, press ALARM SET A or B
 To cancel the preset number setting, press
MODE again.
 If you store another station with the same
The radio will turn on at the set time.
preset number, the previously stored station
 To set the buzzer alarm
will be replaced.
Perform steps 1 to 8 in "To set the alarm. "
To tune in to a preset station
Press ALARM SET A or B to select
Follow steps 1 to 2 in "Manual tuning"
"BUZZER" alarm mode.
and select the AM or FM band.
The setting is entered.
Press PRESET + or – to select the desired
If "A" or "B" does not appear in the
preset number.
display, press ALARM SET A or B
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
(VOL + or – on the remote).
The buzzer will sound at the set time.
–Auto preset tuning
 The volume cannot be set for the buzzer alarm.
Follow steps 1 to 2 in "Manual tuning"
To confirm an alarm time
and select the AM or FM band.
Press and hold RADIO BAND until "AP"
Press TIME SET + or –. The setting will be
flashes in the display.
displayed for about 4 seconds.
Press DSPL/ENT on the unit.
To change an alarm setting
The unit automatically presets the available
channels in order.
Press and hold TIME SET + for at least 2 seconds
to move the alarm time forwards. Press and hold
 To stop auto preset tuning, press RADIO BAND.
TIME SET – for at least 2 seconds to move the
alarm time back.
To display the preset number and
When you release the button, the changed time
frequency of the current station
will flash for about 2 seconds. To change the
Press DSPL/ENT on the unit once for the preset
alarm time again, press TIME SET + or – within
number, and press it again for the frequency.
these 2 seconds, otherwise the setting change will
If you press DSPL/ENT on the unit once only, the
be fixed as displayed.
display shows the preset number for about
To doze for a few more
2 seconds, then changes to the frequency.
After a few moments, the display returns to the
current time.
Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit.
To improve reception
The sound turns off but will automatically come
on again after about 10 minutes.
FM: Extend the FM wire antenna fully to increase
You can change the snooze time by pressing
reception sensitivity.
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit repeatedly
AM: Connect the supplied AM loop antenna to
within 4 seconds.
the unit. Rotate the antenna horizontally for
The maximum length of the snooze time is
optimum reception.
60 minutes.
Notes on radio reception
 Do not place the AM loop antenna near the
power supply unit, the unit or other AV
equipment during use, as noise may result.
To stop the snooze timer, press OFF/ALARM
 Keep digital music players or mobile phones
RESET (OFF on the remote).
away from the AM loop antenna or the FM
To stop the alarm
antenna, as this may lead to reception
Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote)
 When you are listening to the radio with an
to turn off the alarm.
iPhone connected to the unit, interference with
The alarm will sound again at the same time the
radio reception may occur.
next day.
 When you are listening to the radio while
charging an iPod, interference with radio
To deactivate the alarm
reception may occur.
Press ALARM ON/OFF A or B to turn off the
alarm A or B indicator from the display.
 If the FM broadcast is noisy, press MODE on
the unit until "MONO" appears in the display,
To activate the alarm
the radio will play in monaural and the sound
will become clearer.
Press ALARM ON/OFF A or B to turn on the
alarm A or B indicator in the display.
Setting the alarm
 When alarm is set as iPod, only the buzzer
alarm will sound if there is no iPod on the dock
This unit is equipped with 3 alarm modes—iPod,
connector, music is not stored in the iPod, or
radio and buzzer. Before setting the alarm, make
the iPod touch/iPhone is turned off.
sure to set the clock by this unit (see "To set the
 The alarm function works as usual on the first
clock for the first time").
and last day of daylight saving time (summer
time). As a result, if the Auto DST/summer
To set the alarm
time adjustment is set and the alarm is set at a
time skipped when the daylight saving time
Press and hold ALARM SET A or B.
begins, the alarm will sound; if the alarm is set
"WAKE UP" appears and the hour flashes in
to a time that overlaps when daylight saving
the display.
time ends, the alarm will sound twice.
Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly until
 If the same alarm time is set for both alarm A
the desired hour appears.
and B, alarm A takes priority.
 If no operation is performed while the alarm is
To cycle the hour rapidly, press and hold TIME
occurring, the alarm will stop after about
SET + or –.
60 minutes.
Press ALARM SET A or B.
The minute flashes.
Note on the alarm in the event of a power
Repeat step 2 to set the minute.
Press ALARM SET A or B.
In the event of a power interruption, the buzzer
The days of the week flash.
alarm will last about 5 minutes if the battery is not
Repeat step 2 to set the days of the week.
weak. However, certain functions will be affected
as follows:
You can select the days from the following
 The backlight will not light up.
three options by pressing TIME SET + or –:
 If the alarm mode is set to iPod or radio, it will
change to buzzer automatically.
 If OFF/ALARM RESET is not pressed, the alarm
will sound for about 5 minutes.
Week end: SAT SUN
 If "
" appears in the display, the alarm will not
Press ALARM SET A or B.
sound in the event of a power interruption.
The alarm mode setting is entered.
Replace the battery if "
" appears.
Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly until
 The snooze function cannot be set during a
power interruption.
the desired alarm mode flashes.
 During a power interruption, each alarm will
You can choose one of 4 settings: "iPod, " "FM, "
sound at the set time only once.
"AM" or "BUZZER. " Set the alarm mode as
– iPod: see " To set the alarm as iPod. "
Setting the sleep timer
– FM or AM: see " To set the radio alarm. "
– BUZZER: see " To set the buzzer alarm. "
You can fall asleep to music, etc., using the sleep
timer. The unit stops playback or radio
 To set the alarm as iPod
automatically after a preset duration.
Perform steps 1 to 8 in "To set the alarm. "
Press SLEEP while the unit is turned on.
Press ALARM SET A or B to select
"SLEEP" appears and the sleep time flashes in
alarm mode for "iPod. "
the display.
The volume level flashes in the display.
Press SLEEP to set the sleep timer
Press TIME SET + or – to adjust the
Each time you press SLEEP, the duration (in
minutes) changes as follows:
Press ALARM SET A or B.
The setting is entered.
If "A" or "B" does not appear in the
display, press ALARM SET A or B
The display returns to current time for about
4 seconds after you have finished the duration
The iPod will sound at the set time.
setting and released SLEEP, and then the sleep
When using an iPod touch/iPhone
timer starts.
 To wake up to music stored in an iPod touch/
The unit plays for the duration you set, and
iPhone, connect the iPod touch/iPhone to the
then stops.
unit first, follow the steps above to set alarm
To turn off the unit before
time, and then select the music function.
the preset time
Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote).
To change the sleep timer
 To deactivate the App's link function: Remove
your iPod/iPhone from the dock connector.
Press  (to enter the iPod function), and then
You can press SLEEP repeatedly to select the
press and hold VOLUME – and 
desired sleep timer setting, even after the sleep
simultaneously for at least 2 seconds. ("OFF"
timer has been activated.
appears in the display to show that the App's
link function has been deactivated.)
To deactivate the sleep timer
 Repeat the above steps to activate the function.
("ON" appears in the display to show that the
Press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer to
App's link function has been activated.)
"OFF" in step 2.
Additional Information
Connecting optional
To listen to sound
Should any problem persist after you have made
the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
Firmly connect the line output jack of a
portable digital music player (or other
The clock flashes "AM 12:00" due to a power
component) to the AUDIO IN jack on the
back of the unit using a suitable
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove
connecting cable.
the old battery and install a new one.
Press AUDIO IN to display "AUDIO IN. "
The alarm of radio, iPod or buzzer does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
Turn the connected component on.
 Check that alarm "A" or alarm "B" is properly
Play the connected component.
The sound from the connected component is
The alarm of radio or iPod is activated but no
output from the speakers of this unit.
sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
 Check the alarm volume setting.
(VOL + or – on the remote).
There is no sound from the iPod.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
To return to the radio
 Adjust the VOLUME +/– (VOL +/– on the
The preset number followed by then the
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
frequency of the last station appears in the display.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
To return to the iPod
The iPod cannot be charged.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
Press .
When daylight saving time (summer time)
To stop listening
begins, the clock does not employ the
daylight saving time (summer time)
Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote),
and stop playback on the connected component.
 Make sure the clock is set correctly.
 Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
 The necessary type of audio connecting cable
BRIGHTNESS on the unit simultaneously for at
depends on the optional component. Make sure
least 2 seconds to activate the Auto DST/
to use the correct type of cable.
summer time function.
 If the volume level is low, adjust the volume of
the unit first. If the volume is still too low,
adjust the volume of the connected component.
 Disconnect the audio connecting cable when it
is not in use.
 When you listen to the radio with optional
component connected, turn off the connected
component to prevent noise. If noise occurs,
With 6 ohm loads both channels driven, from
even when the component is turned off,
150 Hz - 10,000 Hz; rated 3 watts per channel
disconnect and place the optional component
minimum RMS power, with no more than 10%
away from the unit.
total harmonic distortion.
Time display
12-hour system
Other useful functions
DC out: 5 V
To enjoy the bass or
MAX: 1 A
expansion sound effect
Frequency range
Four levels of sound effect are available by
pressing SOUND.
Band Frequency
Channel step
Each time you press the button, the sound effect
87.5 MHz - 108 MHz
0.1 MHz
changes as follows:
"MEGA BASS": Provides high quality bass sound.
530 kHz - 1 710 kHz
10 kHz
"MEGA Xpand": Extends the sound field width.
"MEGA BASS" and "MEGA Xpand": Enables
both the above effects.
To return to standard sound, press the button
Approx. 5.7 cm (2
inches) dia. 6 Ω
until the display(s) disappear.
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
To set the brightness of the
Power output
3.5 W + 3.5 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Four levels of brightness are available by pressing
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
For clock back up: 3V DC, CR2032 battery (1)
Approx. 290 mm × 165 mm × 145 mm (w/h/d)
Even if brightness level is set to OFF, it will
inches × 6
inches × 5
change to Low while the alarm is occurring.
including projecting parts and controls
About App
Approx. 1.65 kg (3 lb 7 oz) including power
Dedicated Dock App for iPod/iPhone available at
supply unit
Apple App Store.
Supplied accessories
Search for "D-Sappli" and download the free App
Remote commander (1)
to find out more about the functions.
AM loop antenna (1)
Cushion (1)
 If the App to link with this unit is not
Design and specifications are subject to change
downloaded to your iPod/iPhone, a pop-up
without notice.
message prompting you to download D-Sappli
may appear repeatedly.
Deactivate the App's link function to stop the
pop-up message.
This warranty is valid only in the United States.
This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset
to EST (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.


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