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USB Charging
AC Power Adaptor
Operating Instructions
Mode d'emploi
Manual de instrucciones
© 2007 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
Before operating the unit, please read this manual
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as
a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
You are cautioned that any changes or modification
not expressly approved in this manual could void
your authority to operate this equipment.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of uninsulated
"dangerous voltage" within the product's
enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of important operating
and maintenance (servicing) instructions
in the literature accompanying the
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
On safety
The nameplate indicating operating voltage, power
consumption, etc., is located on the side exterior.
• Before operating the system, be sure that the
operating voltage of the system is identical with
that of your local power supply.
Where purchased
Operating voltage
120 V AC, 60 Hz
Other countries
100 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
• 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
• Unplug the system from the wall outlet if it is not
to be used for an extended period of time. To
disconnect the cord, pull the cord by grasping the
plug. Never pull the cord itself.
• Should any liquid or solid object fall into the
system, unplug the system's power cord and have
the system checked by qualified personnel before
operating it any further.
• This power unit is intended to be correctly
orientated in a vertical or floor mount position.
Do not place the AC power adaptor in a location
where it is:
• Subject to extreme high temperature
(E.g., in a car with its windows closed)
• Subject to direct sunlight or near a heat source
• Subject to mechanical vibration or shock
• Subject to a magnetic field
(E.g., near a magnet, speaker, or TV)
• Subject to excessive dust.
• Make sure the current and voltage of the
equipment matches that of the outlet.
• For safety, if the input current is too high, the unit
will automatically shut down.
• Do not connect this unit to a radio or equipment
with a radio tuner as it may cause noise.
• To prevent damage, be careful not to drop or
otherwise cause a mechanical shock to the unit.
• After using, disconnect the unit from the wall
outlet and the equipment.
• Disconnect the unit from the AC outlet by pulling
on the plug. Do not pull on the cord.
• To avoid short-circuiting, do not allow the
terminals of the unit or connector to touch any
metal object.
• Clean the unit with a soft, dry cloth. If the unit is
very dirty, wipe it off with a soft cloth lightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution, and then
wipe with a soft dry cloth.
• Do not use any type of solvent such as alcohol,
thinner, or benzine as it may damage the finish of
the cabinet.
• If you use any chemical cleaner, observe the
instructions provided with the product.
• If the cabinet of the unit is splashed with any type
of solvent such as insecticide, or remains in
contact for a long time with rubber or vinyl, the
finish of the cabinet may be damaged.
The USB charging AC power adaptor supplies power
to a USB rechargeable Walkman*
or iPod*
USB power supply
This unit supplies power to the following models.
Supported models (as of August, 2007)
Walkman: NW-A1200 series, NW-E500 series,
NW-E400 series, NW-E300 series,
NW-E000 series, NW-S700 series,
NW-S200 series
iPod 4th generation or later, iPod mini,
iPod nano, iPod shuffle 2nd generation
or later
Available worldwide
Can be used all over the world on most power
supplies ranging in voltage from AC100-240 V
50/60 Hz.
Wall socket types may differ for each country and region.
Use a commercially available AC power plug adaptor.
Folding "swing plug"
• Can be stored comfortably when carrying.
• Enables you to connect without disturbing the other
nearby wall socket or AC outlet.
"WALKMAN" and "WALKMAN" logo are
registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc.
This unit may not supply power to some USB
rechargeable devices. For information on supported
devices, refer to the catalogue or home page.
How to Use
You can charge a USB rechargeable Walkman and
Note that some models cannot be charged with this
unit. For details, refer to "USB rechargeable
models," the latest catalogue or home page.
device selecting
Set the rechargeable device selecting
switch to "Sony" or "iPod" which you
Set the switch to "Sony" to charge a Walkman,
or to "iPod" to charge an iPod.
Be sure to set the rechargeable device select
switch correctly. Incorrect setting may cause
damage on this unit or the USB rechargeable
Connect the USB rechargeable device
to this unit using the USB cable
supplied with the device.
Depending on the model you use, a USB cable
may not be needed.
Install the device in a safe place.
Plug the USB charging AC power
adaptor into an AC outlet.
Set the device to recharge.
It may not be necessary to set the device to
recharge. (See device's instruction manual.)
• Connect the USB charging AC power adaptor to an
easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
abnormality in the USB charging AC power adaptor,
disconnect it from the AC outlet immediately.
• Performance is not guaranteed in case of using an
USB hub or USB extension cable. Follow the
connection method designated by the connected
device (Walkman or iPod).
• Some devices cannot play while charging. For details,
refer to the operating instructions supplied with the
USB rechargeable models (as of
August, 2007)
The supported models are as follows, depending on
the position of the rechargeable device selecting
Sony: NW-A1200 series, NW-E500 series,
NW-E400 series, NW-E300 series,
NW-E000 series, NW-S700 series,
NW-S200 series
iPod: iPod 4th generation or later, iPod mini,
iPod nano, iPod shuffle 2nd generation or
Using your AC power
adaptor abroad
You can use your AC power adaptor in any country
or area that uses 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, by
connecting a plug adaptor. If the country you visit
employs a different shaped socket, use the correct
plug adaptor.
Please consult your nearest travel bureau for the type
of the plug adaptor needed in your travels.


Input voltage
100 – 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Rated output voltage DC 5.0 V
Rated output current 500 mA
Power consumption
5 W
Approx. 55 × 73 × 22 mm
(Approx. 2
(Projecting parts not included)
Approx. 60 g (2.12 oz)
Supplied accessories Operating instructions (1)
Warranty (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.
USB cable supplied
with the device to
connect to unit
× 2



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    “Sony” or “iPod” which you English use. Do not place the AC power adaptor in a location Set the switch to “Sony” to charge a Walkman, where it is: Before operating the unit, please read this manual • Subject to extreme high temperature or to “iPod”...
  • Page 2 • Si el sistema no se va a utilizar durante un período de l’appareil proprement dit est mis hors tension. Réglez le commutateur à « Sony » pour charger un Ajuste el selector en “Sony” para cargar un Walkman, tiempo prolongado, desconéctelo del tomacorriente. Para •...