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Personal Audio System
Operating Instructions
©2013 Sony Corporation Printed in China
ICF-CS20BT
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A
English
Personal Audio System
polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding
Before operating the system, please read this guide thoroughly and retain it for
type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the
future reference.
third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into
your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Owner's Record
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs,
The model number and the serial number are located on the bottom.
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the
Model No. ICF-CS20BT
manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution
when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
Serial No.
WARNING
DO NOT INGEST BATTERY, CHEMICAL BURN HAZARD
This product contains a coin/button cell battery. If the coin/button cell battery is
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long
swallowed, it can cause severe internal burns in just 2 hours and can lead to
periods of time.
death.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when
Keep new and used batteries away from children. If the battery compartment
the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
does not close securely, stop using the product and keep it away from children.
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the
If you think batteries might have been swallowed or placed inside any part of the
apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not
body, seek immediate medical attention.
operate normally, or has been dropped.
This graphical symbol is located on the bottom of the unit.
For the state of California USA only
For customers in the USA:
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, see
www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate
Please register this product on line at http://www.sony.com/
productregistration.
Precautions
For Customers in Canada:
Please register this product online at http://productregistration.sony.ca.
Note when using with a mobile phone
Proper registration will enable us to send you periodic updates about new
ˎ For details on operation of your mobile phone when receiving a telephone call
ˎ
products, services and other important announcements. Registering your
while transmitting the sound using the BLUETOOTH connection, refer to the
product will also allow us to contact you in the unlikely event that the product
needs adjustment or modification. Thank you.
operating instructions supplied with the mobile phone.
On safety
WARNING
The nameplate indicating Sony trademark, model number and electrical rating is
located on the bottom exterior of this system.
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 as vases,
Notes on the AC plug
on the apparatus.
ˎ Plug the AC plug into a nearby wall outlet (mains). In the case of a problem,
ˎ
unplug it from the wall outlet (mains) immediately.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in
ˎ Do not twist or place heavy objects on the AC plug cord.
ˎ
cabinet.
ˎ To disconnect AC power, grasp the plug itself, not the cord.
ˎ
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from the mains, connect the
On placement
system to an easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the
ˎ Do not set the speaker in an inclined position.
ˎ
system, disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet immediately.
ˎ Do not leave the system in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to
ˎ
The system is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is
direct sunlight, excessive dust, moisture, rain or mechanical shock.
ˎ Do not expose the battery to excessive heat such as direct sunlight, fire or the
ˎ
connected to the wall outlet, even if the system itself has been turned off.
like.
Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of in
On operation
fire.
ˎ Do not insert any small objects, etc., into the jacks. The system may short out or
ˎ
On Copyrights and Licenses
malfunction.
The BLUETOOTH® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and
On cleaning
any use of such marks by Sony Corporation is under license.
The N Mark is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC Forum, Inc. in the
ˎ Do not use alcohol, benzine, or thinner to clean the cabinet.
ˎ
United States and in other countries.
Others
Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.
ˎ If you have any questions or problems concerning this system that are not
ˎ
iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod touch and Mac are trademarks of
covered in this manual, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Apple Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Lightning is a trademark of Apple Inc.
FOR UNITED STATES CUSTOMERS. NOT APPLICABLE IN CANADA,
"Made for iPod," and "Made for iPhone" mean that an electronic accessory has
INCLUDING IN THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC.
been designed to connect specifically to iPod or iPhone, respectively, and has
been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of
not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and
important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in
regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod or
the literature accompanying the appliance
iPhone may affect wireless performance.
No Power No Problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
The Caution Marking is put on the Bottom Enclosure.
Auto Time Set is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
Notes
ˎ This system is not specified for use with an iPad via USB connection, and
ˎ
malfunction may result if used with one.
ˎ In the Operating Instructions, "iPod" is used as a general reference to functions
ˎ
on an iPhone, iPad or iPod, unless otherwise specified by the text or
illustrations.
CAUTION
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in
this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same
or equivalent type.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or
moisture.
NOTE
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may
cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
ˋ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
ˎ
ˋ Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
ˎ
ˋ Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
ˎ
the receiver is connected.
ˋ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
ˎ
This equipment must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other
antenna or transmitter.
The following FCC/IC statement applies only to the version of this model
manufactured for sale in the U.S.A. and Canada. Other versions may not comply
with FCC/IC technical regulations.
This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an
uncontrolled environment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure
Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency (RF)
Exposure rules. This equipment has very low levels of RF energy that it deemed to
comply without maximum permissive exposure evaluation (MPE). But it is
desirable that it should be installed and operated keeping the radiator at least 20
cm or more away from person's body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet
and ankles).
For customers in Canada
This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s).
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause
interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including
interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Important Safety Instructions
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves,
or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
Ô Getting Started
ˎ
Connecting the AM Loop Antenna
4-468-397-13(1)
The shape and length of the antenna is designed to receive AM signals. Do not
Connecting to a Power Source
dismantle or roll up the antenna.
1
Raise the plastic stand and fit the antenna into the slot of
1
Plug the AC plug into a wall outlet firmly.
the stand.
Plastic stand
About the battery as a backup power source
This system contains a CR2032 battery as a backup power source to keep the
2
Insert the AM antenna connector in the
clock and the alarm operating during a power interruption. (No Power No
on the rear of the system.
Problem system)
CAUTION
When to replace the battery
When the battery becomes weak, "" lights up in the display.
If a power interruption occurs while the battery is weak, the current time and
alarm will be erased.
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium battery. Use of another battery
may cause a fire or explosion.
To replace the battery, see "Replacing the Battery" for details.
To remove the AM loop antenna
Note
Push and hold down the tab of the antenna terminal clamp, and remove the AM
ˎ If "AM 12:00" flashes in the display when the system is connected to an AC outlet for the first
ˎ
loop antenna.
time, the battery may be weak. In this case, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Setting the Clock
Right side of the system
How to Make Wireless Connection with
BLUETOOTH Devices
You can enjoy music and hands-free calling with the system wirelessly by using
your device's BLUETOOTH function.
Choose one of the following three connection methods, best suited for the
BLUETOOTH device. For details on how to operate your device, refer to the
operating instructions supplied with the device.
Pairing with a BLUETOOTH device: see
BLUETOOTH devices need to be "paired" with each other beforehand.
Connecting with a paired device: see
To listen to music with a BLUETOOTH device that has been paired, see this
pattern.
One-touch connection with a smartphone (NFC):
Setting the clock for the first time
see
Pattern C
This system is preset to the current EST (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory,
Using an NFC compatible smartphone, you can establish BLUETOOTH connection
and is powered by a backup battery. All you need to do the first time is just plug it
by just touching the system with it.
in and select your time zone.
For details about NFC, see "About NFC" in Pattern C .
1
Plug in the system.
Check the following before operating the system.
ˎ Both the system and the device are placed within 1 m (3 ft) of each other.
ˎ
The current EST (Eastern Standard Time) lights up in the display.
ˎ The system is connected to a power source.
ˎ
2
Press and hold
OFF
 and
CLOCK
 until area number "2"
ˎ The operating instructions supplied with the device are kept at hand.
ˎ
begins to flash in the display.
Pattern A
3
Press
ALARM TIME SET +/–
 to select the number as
Pairing and connecting with a BLUETOOTH device
follows:
Area number
Time zone
1
Set the BLUETOOTH function of the BLUETOOTH device to
on.
0
Newfoundland Standard Time
For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the device.
1
Atlantic Standard Time
2
Press and hold
2 (default setting)
Eastern Standard Time
until beeps are heard and " (BLUETOOTH)" begins to flash
3
Central Standard Time
quickly in the display.
4
Mountain Standard Time
Tip
5
Pacific Standard Time
ˎ From the factory, pairing information is not stored in the system. In this case, if you only
ˎ
press
BLUETOOTH
6
Alaska Standard Time
display.
7
Hawaii Standard Time
4
DISPLAY/ENTER
 to confirm.
Press
Notes
ˎ To cancel the time zone setting, press OFF  instead of DISPLAY/ENTER  in step 4.
ˎ
ˎ Though the clock is correctly set at the factory, discrepancies may arise during transport or
ˎ
storage. If necessary, set the clock to the correct time by referring to "Setting the clock
manually."
When daylight saving time (DST/summer time) begins
This system automatically adjusts for daylight saving time (summer time).
" " lights up from the beginning of daylight saving time (summer time) and turns
off at the end of the daylight saving time (summer time) automatically.
ˎ Daylight saving time (summer time) begins at: 2:00 AM on the second Sunday
ˎ
of March.
ˎ Standard time begins at: 2:00 AM on the first Sunday of November.
ˎ
3
Perform the pairing procedure on the BLUETOOTH device to
detect the system.
To cancel Auto DST/summer time adjustment during the daylight
If "SONY: ICF-CS20BT" does not appear on the device's display, repeat from
saving time (summer time) period
step 1.
The Auto DST/summer time adjustment can be canceled.
Note
While the clock is displayed, press and hold OFF  and DISPLAY/ENTER  until
ˎ Some devices cannot display a list of detected devices.
ˎ
" " and "OFF" light up in the display. Auto DST/summer time adjustment has
been canceled, then the display returns to the clock.
4
Select "SONY: ICF-CS20BT" shown in the display of the
To activate Auto DST/summer time adjustment again, press and hold OFF  and
BLUETOOTH device.
DISPLAY/ENTER  until " " and "On" light up in the display.
5
If Passcode* input is required on the display of the
Notes
ˎ Changes to Auto DST/summer time adjustment by the system (see above) are subject to
ˎ
BLUETOOTH device, input "0000."
circumstances and laws in each country/region. Should this interfere with desired
The BLUETOOTH connection is established and " (BLUETOOTH)" in the display
adjustment, cancel the Auto DST/summer time adjustment and set the DST display manually
stays on.
as necessary. Customers living in a country/region that does not use daylight saving time
* Passcode may be called "Passkey," "PIN code," "PIN number," or "Password."
(summer time) must cancel Auto DST/summer time adjustment before using the system.
ˎ When Hawaii Standard Time is set, Auto DST/summer time adjustment defaults to off. You
ˎ
Tip
can turn it on by the above operation.
ˎ To pair with other BLUETOOTH devices, repeat steps 1 to 5 for each device.
ˎ
Notes
Setting the clock manually
ˎ Pairing mode of the system is canceled after about 5 minutes, and "
ˎ
display flashes slowly. If the pairing mode is canceled while performing this procedure, start
To change the clock setting manually, operate the system as follows.
over from step 2.
1
Plug in the system.
ˎ Passcode of the system is fixed as "0000." The system cannot be paired with a BLUETOOTH
ˎ
device whose Passcode is not "0000."
2
Press and hold
CLOCK
 until the year digits begin to flash
ˎ Once BLUETOOTH devices are paired, there is no need to pair those devices again. However,
ˎ
in the following cases, you will need to perform the pairing procedure again.
in the display.
ˋ Pairing information is deleted after repair, etc.
ˎ
ˋ The system is paired with 5 or more devices.
ˎ
3
Press
ALARM TIME SET +/–
 to select the year, and then
The system can be paired with up to 4 BLUETOOTH devices. If a new device is paired after 4
CLOCK
 to confirm.
press
devices have been paired, the device whose latest connection time is the oldest among the
4 paired devices is replaced by the new one.
Press and hold ALARM TIME SET +/–  to change the year digits quickly.
ˎ More than one device can be paired with the system, but sound will be heard from just one
ˎ
Once you confirm the setting by pressing CLOCK , the month digits begin
of those devices.
to flash.
4
Repeat step 3 to set the month, day, hour and minute.
Pattern B
The seconds start incrementing from zero.
Connecting with a paired BLUETOOTH device
Notes
ˎ If you do not press any button for about 1 minute while setting the clock, the clock setting will
ˎ
1
Set the BLUETOOTH function of the BLUETOOTH device to
be canceled.
on.
ˎ A 100-year calendar (2013 - 2112) is installed in the system. When the date is set, the day of
ˎ
the week is automatically displayed.
Tips
MON = Monday, TUE = Tuesday, WED = Wednesday,
ˎ When
ˎ
BLUETOOTH  is pressed, the system tries to establish BLUETOOTH connection
THU = Thursday, FRI = Friday, SAT = Saturday, SUN = Sunday
with the BLUETOOTH device connected to the system last time. The BLUETOOTH
To change the time format
connection is established and "
ˎ When "
ˎ
(BLUETOOTH)" lights up in the display, the system is connected to a BLUETOOTH
You can choose the displayed time format between the 12-hour system (default)
device. When you want to connect another BLUETOOTH device, terminate the current
or the 24-hour system.
BLUETOOTH connection first by operating the connected BLUETOOTH device.
Press and hold OFF  and SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS  for about 2 seconds.
2
Select "SONY: ICF-CS20BT" shown in the display of the
The time format toggles between the 12-hour system ("AM 12:00" = midnight) and
BLUETOOTH device.
the 24-hour system ("0:00" = midnight).
If necessary, select a BLUETOOTH profile that the system supports from the
To display the year and date
following: A2DP, HSP or HFP. For details on each profile, see "Listening to
While the clock is displayed, press CLOCK  once to display the month and date,
Music by BLUETOOTH Connection with a Smartphone, etc." or "Using
Hands-free Calling While Listening to Music."
and press again to display the year. To return to the current time display, press
CLOCK  once again; or after a few seconds the display will return automatically.
Note
ˎ This step may not be necessary for some devices.
ˎ
The BLUETOOTH connection is established and " (BLUETOOTH)" in the display
stays on.
Pattern C
Connecting with a smartphone by One touch (NFC)
By just touching the system with an NFC compatible smartphone, the system
pairs and connects with the smartphone. (After making the BLUETOOTH
connection, the system switches to the BLUETOOTH function automatically.)
Compatible smartphones
ˎ Smartphones with the NFC function built-in
ˎ
(OS: Android 2.3.3 or later, excluding Android 3.x)
Customers in the U.S.A.
Access the following Web site for details:
http://esupport.sony.com/US
Customers in Canada
Access the following Web site for details:
http://esupport.sony.com/CA
Press the antenna into the
About NFC
stand until it clicks.
NFC (Near Field Communication) is a technology enabling short-range wireless
communication between various devices, such as mobile phones and IC tags.
AM ANTENNA
jack
Thanks to the NFC function, data communication can be achieved easily just by
touching the relevant symbol or designated location on NFC compatible devices.
1
Set the NFC function of the smartphone to on.
For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the smartphone.
ˎ If your smartphone OS is Android 2.3.3 or later, and less than Android 4.1:
ˎ
proceed to step 2.
ˎ If your smartphone OS is Android 4.1 or later: proceed to step 4.
ˎ
2
Download and install the app "NFC Easy Connect" on the
smartphone.
"NFC Easy Connect" is an original app by Sony for Android phones, and is
available at Google Play Store.
Search for "NFC Easy Connect" or scan the following two-dimensional code to
download and install the free app. Communication fees are required to
download the app.
The App may not be available in some countries and/or regions.
Tip
ˎ For some smartphones, One-touch connection may be available without downloading
ˎ
the app "NFC Easy Connect." In that case, the operation and specifications may be
different from the description here. For details, refer to the operating instructions
supplied with the smartphone.
By the two-dimensional code:
Use a two-dimensional code reader app.
3
Start the app "NFC Easy Connect" on the smartphone.
Make sure that the application screen is displayed.
4
Touch the system with the smartphone.
Pattern A
Keep touching the smartphone on the N marked part of the system until the
smartphone responds.
Note
Pattern B
ˎ If the screen of your smartphone is locked, the smartphone will not function. In this case,
ˎ
release the lock, then touch the smartphone on the N marked part again.
Smartphone responds (system recognized)
(BLUETOOTH) lights up
Follow the on-screen instructions to establish the connection.
The BLUETOOTH connection is established and " (BLUETOOTH)" in the display
stays on.
Tips
ˎ If it is difficult to establish the connection, try the following.
ˎ
ˋ Activate the app "NFC Easy Connect" and move the smartphone slightly on the N
ˎ
marked part of the system.
ˋ If the smartphone is in a case, remove it.
ˎ
BLUETOOTH PAIRING
 on the system
ˎ Touch the system with the smartphone again to disconnect.
ˎ
ˎ If you have multiple NFC compatible devices, just touch the smartphone to a different
ˎ
device to switch the connection to that device. For example, when your smartphone is
connected with NFC compatible headphones, just touch the smartphone to the system to
change the BLUETOOTH connection to the system.
PAIRING , "
(BLUETOOTH)" starts flashing quickly in the
Indications of the BLUETOOTH function
(BLUETOOTH)
flashes quickly
Status
Display
BLUETOOTH function
"BLUETOOTH" lights up
Pairing with a device
" (BLUETOOTH)" flashes quickly
Searching for a device
" (BLUETOOTH)" flashes
Connected to a device
" (BLUETOOTH)" lights up
(BLUETOOTH)" in the
(BLUETOOTH)" in the display stays on.
Ô Listening to Music
ˎ
Listening to Music by Wired Connection with a
Portable Audio Device, etc.
You can enjoy sound from the external device, such as a portable digital music
Listening to Music by BLUETOOTH
player, through the speaker of this system. Be sure to turn off the power of the
Connection with a Smartphone, etc.
device before making any connections.
You can enjoy listening to music and basic remote control operation of a
BLUETOOTH device via BLUETOOTH connection. The BLUETOOTH device is
required to support the following BLUETOOTH profiles.
ˎ A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile): enables you to enjoy high-quality
ˎ
audio content wirelessly.
ˎ AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile): enables you to enjoy basic remote
ˎ
control operation (play, stop, etc.) of a BLUETOOTH device.
Connecting cord
(not supplied)
AUDIO IN jack (stereo mini jack)
on the rear of the system
1
Connect the device to the
AUDIO IN
system.
Operations may vary depending on the BLUETOOTH device. Refer also to the
2
Press
FUNCTION
 to select "AUDIO IN."
operating instructions supplied with your BLUETOOTH device.
Press FUNCTION  repeatedly until "AUDIO IN" lights up in the display.
1
Make the BLUETOOTH connection between the system and
3
Start playback on the connected device, then adjust the
the device.
volume.
For details on the BLUETOOTH connection procedure, see "How to Make
Wireless Connection with BLUETOOTH Devices." The BLUETOOTH connection is
Set the volume of the connected device to a moderate level, and press the
VOLUME –/+  on the system.
established and " (BLUETOOTH)" in the display stays on.
After use
Press FUNCTION  or OFF  to deactivate the AUDIO IN function. To stop
playback on the connected device, operate the connected device.
Notes when connecting the device by wired connection
ˎ The necessary type of cable or connecting cord depends on the device. Be sure to use the
ˎ
correct type of cable or cord.
ˎ When you watching TV or listening to the radio with a device connected to the system, the
ˎ
reception may be poor.
2
ˎ When you listen to the radio with a device connected, turn off the connected device to
ˎ
Start playback on the BLUETOOTH device, then adjust the
prevent noise. If noise occurs, even when the device is turned off, disconnect and place the
volume.
device away from the system.
Set the volume of the BLUETOOTH device to a moderate level, and press
Tip
VOLUME –/+  on the system.
ˎ You can use hands-free calling while the cable or connecting cord is used with this system.
ˎ
After use
Do any of the following to terminate the BLUETOOTH connection.
Listening to Radio
ˎ Set the BLUETOOTH function of the BLUETOOTH device to off. For details, refer
ˎ
to the operating instructions supplied with the device.
ˎ Turn off the BLUETOOTH device.
ˎ
ˎ Touch the system with the smartphone again to disconnect (NFC compatible
ˎ
smartphones only).
System button functions during music playback
You can operate a BLUETOOTH device that supports AVRCP. Available functions
may vary depending on the BLUETOOTH device. Refer to the operating
instructions supplied with the BLUETOOTH device.
Buttons
Functions
 (play/pause) 
Press once to pause/resume playback.
/ (forward/
Press once to skip to the next/previous track.
rewind) 
VOLUME –/+ 
Press to adjust the volume.
Rear of the system
Listening to Music by Wired Connection
FM wire
antenna
Listening to Music via USB Connection with an
iPhone/iPod
Presetting the radio stations automatically - Auto
You can enjoy listening to music and play back an iPhone/iPod connected to the
preset tuning
system via USB.
Update your device to the latest software version before use.
You can preset receivable radio stations in your area automatically by auto preset
tuning. You can preset up to 20 FM stations and 10 AM stations.
1
Press
FUNCTION
 to select "FM" or "AM."
Press FUNCTION  repeatedly until "FM" or "AM" lights up in the display.
2
Press and hold
FUNCTION AUTO PRESET
begins to flash in the display.
USB cable*
(not supplied)
3
Press
DISPLAY/ENTER
.
Receivable radio stations will be preset automatically in order of frequency.
Tip
 (USB) port on the rear of the system
ˎ To cancel auto preset tuning, press OFF .
ˎ
* USB cable: Use the Lightning to USB Cable or Dock Connector
Listening to the radio from preset radio stations
to USB Cable supplied with your iPhone/iPod.
You can listen to the radio simply by selecting a preset number. Although radio
1
Connect the iPhone/iPod to the  (USB) port on the rear of
frequencies are preset at the factory, we recommend you to preset receivable
radio stations in your area by auto preset tuning.
the system.
1
Press
FUNCTION
 to select "FM" or "AM."
2
Press
FUNCTION
 to select "USB."
Press FUNCTION  repeatedly until "FM" or "AM" lights up in the display.
Press FUNCTION  repeatedly until "USB" lights up in the display.
2
Press
MODE
 to select "PRESET."
3
Start playback on the connected iPhone/iPod, then adjust
3
PRESET +/–
 to select the preset number for the
the volume.
Press
Set the volume of the connected iPhone/iPod to a moderate level, and press
desired radio station.
the VOLUME –/+  on the system.
4
VOLUME –/+
 to adjust the volume.
Press
Notes
ˎ When a USB device other than an iPhone/iPod is connected to the system, only charging
ˎ
To display the preset number and the frequency when listening
begins automatically.
ˎ Do not connect the multiple devices to the  (USB) port of the system.
ˎ
to radio
Press DISPLAY/ENTER  once to display the preset number, and press again to
After use
display the frequency of the current station. To return to the clock display, press
Press FUNCTION  or OFF  to deactivate the USB function.
DISPLAY/ENTER  once again; or after a few seconds the display will return
automatically.
System button functions during music playback
After use
Buttons
Functions
Press FUNCTION  or OFF  to deactivate the radio function.
 (play/pause) 
Press once to pause/resume playback.
To improve reception
ˎ Press once to skip to the next/previous track.
ˎ
/ (forward/
ˎ For FM radio reception, extend the FM wire antenna fully to increase reception
ˎ
rewind) 
ˎ Press and hold to fast-forward/fast-rewind.
ˎ
sensitivity.
ˎ For AM radio reception, connect the supplied AM loop antenna to the system.
ˎ
VOLUME –/+ 
Press to adjust the volume.
Rotate the antenna horizontally for optimum reception.
ˎ If stereo FM reception is noisy, press and hold MODE  until "MONO" lights up
ˎ
in the display. You will lose the stereo effect, but noise will be reduced.
Listening to the radio by manual tuning
1
Press
FUNCTION
 to select "FM" or "AM."
Press FUNCTION  repeatedly until "FM" or "AM" lights up in the display.
2
Press
MODE
 to select "TUNING."
3
Press and hold
TUNE +/–
 until the frequency digits begin
to change quickly in the display.
The system automatically scans the radio frequencies and stops when it finds
a clear station (automatic tuning mode).
If you cannot tune to a station using the automatic tuning mode, press TUNE
+/–  repeatedly to change the frequency step by step.
When an FM stereo broadcast is received, "ST" lights up in the display.
4
Press
VOLUME –/+
 to adjust the volume.
To preset radio stations manually
You can manually preset a radio station which cannot be preset automatically.
1
Tune to a station you want to preset.
2
Press and hold DISPLAY/ENTER  until "PRESET" begins to
flash in the display.
3
Press
PRESET +/–
 to select the preset number, and then
press
DISPLAY/ENTER
 to confirm.
The station is preset and assigned to the selected preset number.
Example: The following displays appear when you preset FM 89.8 MHz to
preset number 2 for FM.
Tip
ˎ To cancel the preset number, press OFF  instead of DISPLAY/ENTER  in step 3.
ˎ
Notes on radio reception
ˎ Do not place the AM loop antenna near the system, power supply or other A/V equipment
ˎ
during use, as noise may result.
ˎ Keep digital music players or mobile phones away from the AM loop antenna or the FM
ˎ
antenna, as this may lead to reception interference.
ˎ When you are listening to radio with a BLUETOOTH device or USB device connected to the
ˎ
jack on the rear of the
system, interference with radio reception may occur. In this case, terminate BLUETOOTH
connection, or disconnect the USB device from the system.
Tip
ˎ You can use hands-free calling while listening to the radio on this system.
ˎ
Right side of the system
 until "AP"

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  • Page 1 AUDIO IN jack on the rear of the “NFC Easy Connect” is an original app by Sony for Android phones, and is may cause a fire or explosion. system, interference with radio reception may occur. In this case, terminate BLUETOOTH available at Google Play Store.
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    I want to play audio-book​s and be able to pause and resume later where I paused. How do I do this?