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Sony CDX-4000X Operating Instructions Manual

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The model and serial numbers
are located
on the bottom
of the unit.
Record these numbers
in the space provided
Refer to these numbers
you call upon your Sony dealer regarding
Serial No.
For installation
and connections,
see the supplied
© 2000
Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 Record these numbers in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model Serial No. For installation and connections, see the supplied installation/connections manual.
  • Page 2 If this equipment does this manual, please consult your nearest Sony cause harmful interference to radio dealer. television reception, which can be determined...
  • Page 3 • You cannot play CD-RWs (rewritable CDs) on this player. When play 8 cm (3 in.) Use the optional Sony compact disc single adaptor (CSA-8) to protect the CD player from damage. Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner,...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Location of controls ..........Getting Started Resetting the unit ..........6 Detaching the front panel ........Turning the unit on/off ........How to use the menu .......... Setting the clock ........... CD Player Listening to a CD ..........Playing a CD in various modes...
  • Page 5: Location Of Controls

    Location of controls CDX-400OX]4005 Refer to the pages listed for details. Volume control dial OFF button .1 6, 7, 8 MENU button 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16 SEEK/AMS -/+ (cursor left/right) buttons 7, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16 --_ (eject) button (located on the front Automatic Music...
  • Page 6: Resetting The Unit

    Attaching front panel Place the hole _ in the front panel onto the spindle (_ on the unit as illustrated, then push the left side in. Resetting the unit Before operating the unit for the first time or after replacing the car battery, you must reset the unit,...
  • Page 7: Turning The Unit On/Off

    Setting the clock Turning unit onloff Turning on the unit The clock uses a 12-hour digital indication. Press _ or insert a CD in the unit. For Example: To set the clock to 10:08 details on operation, refer to page 8 (CD player) and page 10 (radio).
  • Page 8: Listening To A Cd

    Changing display item Each time you press during CD TEXT disc pla I_back, the item changes as follows: Track number/ time Elapsed playback Listening to a CD Disc name/Artist name*_ Press _ and insert the CD. Track name *z Labeled side up •...
  • Page 9 Automatically scrolling a disc name Locating a specific track m Auto Scroll Automatic Music Sensor(AMS) If the disc name, artist name, or track name During playback, press either side of a CD TEXT disc exceeds eight characters momentarily for each track the Auto Scroll function is on, information you want to skip.
  • Page 10: Playing A Cd In Various Modes

    Playing a CD in various modes You can play CDs in various modes: • REP (Repeat Play) repeats the current track. Memorizing stations • SHUF (Shuffle Play) plays all the tracks random order. automatically Playing tracks repeatedly -- Best Tuning Memory (BTM) Repeat Play The unit selects the stations...
  • Page 11: Memorizing Only The Desired Stations

    Receiving the memorized Memorizing only stations desired stations You can preset up to 18 FM stations (6 each for Press _ repeatedly to select the FM1, FM2, and FM3). up to 12 AM stations tuner. (6 each for AM1 and AM2) in the order of your choice.
  • Page 12: Storing The Station Names

    If FM stereo reception is poor Storing the station names -- Monaural Mode -- Station Memo During radio reception, press (_, then press either side of (_ You can assign a name to each radio station repeatedly until "MONO-OFF" appears. and store it in memory.
  • Page 13: Labeling The Rotary Commander

    5 To return to the normal radio reception, press _. To erase or correct a name, enter "_" (under-bar) for each character. You can also control the unit with a rotary commander. Displaying the station name Press _ during radio reception. Labeling the rotary ,,o,,15 5 Ft_ I...
  • Page 14: Using The Rotary Commander

    By pushing in and rotating Using the rotary control (the PRESETIDISC control) commander The rotary commander works by pressing buttons and/or rotating controls. By pressing buttons (the SOURCE and MODE buttons) Push in and rotate the control to: • Receive the stations memorized on the...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Sound Characteristics

    Changing operative direction Adjusting the sound The operative direction of controls is factory- set as shown below. characteristics To increase You can adjust the bass, treble, balance, fader. You can store the bass and treble levels independently for each source. Select the item you want to adJust by To decrease pressing _...
  • Page 16: Changing The Sound And Display Settings

    Changing the sound and Boosting the bass sound display settings D-bass The following items can be set: You can enjoy a clear and powerful bass sound. SET (setting) The D-bass function boosts the low and high • CLOCK (page 8) frequency signal with a sharper...
  • Page 17: Maintenance

    In such a case, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Main unit Back of the front panel Fuse (IOA) Notes • For safety, turn off the engine before cleaning the connectors, and remove the key from the ignition switch.
  • Page 18: Dismounting The Unit

    Dismounting unit Press the clip inside the front cover with a thin screwdriver, and gently pry the front cover free. Repeat step 1 on the left side. The front cover is removed. Use a thin screwdriver to push in the clip on the left side of the unit, then pull out the left side of the unit until the catch clears the mounting.
  • Page 19: Specifications

    Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION 19 watts per channel minimum continuous average power into 4 ohms, 4 channels driven from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 1% total harmonic distortion. Other specifications System Compact disc digital...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide The following checklist will help you remedy the problems you may encounter with your unit. Before going through the checklist below, check the connection and operating procedures. General Problem CauselSolution No sound. • Cancel the ATr function. • Set the fader control to the center position for twospeaker...
  • Page 21 The "ST" indication flashes. • Tune in the frequency accurately. • The broadcast signal is too weak. --b Set to the MONO mode (page 12). If the above-mentioned solutions do not help improve the situation, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
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