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Panasonic SL-SW965V Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions

Portable CD Player
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company,
Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America
One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094

Troubleshooting guide

Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem,
refer to the "Customer Services Directory" on page 4 if you reside in the U.S.A., or refer to the "Product information" on page 4 if you reside in Canada.
No play.
≥The HOLD function is on. Release HOLD (➪page 5).
≥The batteries may be depleted (➪page 5).
(If play is extremely short even after fully recharging the
batteries, the batteries may have exceeded their life.
Rechargeable batteries can be recharged approximately 300
≥The disc isn't correctly set.
≥The disc is scratched or dirty. (Tracks skipped.)
≥There is moisture on the lens. Wait for about an hour and then
try again.
≥The lens is dirty: clean it with a blower (recommended
product: SZZP1038C). If the lens gets marked with
fingerprints, gently wipe them off with a cotton swab.
≥The unit may not read MP3 correctly if it is shaken while it is
reading the files.
≥Play of a multi-session disc may not be possible if there is a
blank data segment between sessions.
≥If there is large JPEG data etc. within a MP3 file, sound may
become muted and play may not be possible.
≥If you try playing a CD that contains CD-ROM format data and
normal audio data (CD-DA), output from one of the above
may become silent, and play may not be possible.
No sound or there is a
≥Ensure the plugs are inserted firmly.
lot of noise.
≥Wipe the plugs clean with a clean cloth.
≥Noise may occur when playing MP3 if recording quality is poor.
≥The elapsed playing time disappears and sound is interrupted if
bumps continue repeatedly.
≥Separate this unit from mobile telephones.
Play doesn't resume from
≥This doesn't work if you change discs.
the last point stopped.
≥This doesn't work during random play.
≥It may not work correctly under some conditions.
≥Random play modes may be on ( ➪ page 6).
Play doesn't start from
≥Play resumes from the last point stopped ( ➪ above).
the first track.
The unit stops working.
Disconnect then reconnect all power sources
(batteries and AC adaptor).
Cannot search through
You cannot search through MP3 files.
Cannot skip albums.
You cannot skip between the first and last albums during play.
Dear Customer
Thank you for purchasing
this product.
Before connecting,
operating or adjusting this
product, please read these
instructions completely.
Please keep this manual
for future reference.
This manual was printed
with soy based ink.
Playing MP3
This unit can play MP3 files you have recorded to discs.
MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed from Fraunhofer
IIS and Thomson multimedia.
This function causes the unit to ignore accidental button presses.
Set to HOLD so the unit doesn't power on accidentally or interrupt
Note on CD-R and CD-RW
This unit can play CD-R and CD-RW recorded with CD-DA or MP3.
Use an audio recording disc for CD-DA and finalize
finish recording. The unit may not be able to play some discs due to
the condition of the recording.
§A process performed after recording that enables CD-R/CD-RW players to
play audio CD-R and CD-RW.

Resume function

Play begins from the last point stopped. Replacing the disc cancels
the function.
Auto off function
If the unit is left in stop mode for approximately 10 minutes, the
unit turns itself off automatically.
The model number and serial number of this product can be found on either
the back or the bottom of the unit.
Please note them in the space provided below and keep for future reference.
Panasonic Sales Company,
Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc. ("PSC")
Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5 San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985
Panasonic Canada Inc.
5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3
C 2004 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Printed in Japan
Cannot change the
If [:]or [9] is pressed before [MEMORY/RECALL] you
Digital Re-master mode,
cannot change the mode.
anti-skip mode.
Digital Re-master does
Depending on the type of MP3 disc recording, the effect may
not work.
not appear.
Cannot recharge.
≥You aren't using the special rechargeable batteries (➪page 5).
≥You must insert two batteries before you can recharge them.
≥The unit must be off before you can recharge.
The AC adaptor becomes
This is normal.
warm during recharging.
The batteries are taking
The batteries may take a maximum of 6 hours to recharge
a long time to recharge.
under some conditions.
Play time is short after
≥This may occur after the first time you recharge the batteries
or haven't used them for a long time. Play time should be
restored after a few recharges.
≥The batteries can go flat if you leave the AC adaptor
connected after recharging is complete.
The battery indicator
≥The indicator does not appear when the AC adaptor is
fails to appear or is
≥The indicator does not appear correctly under some
Radio reception is noisy.
≥Keep the unit away from other tuners and televisions.
≥The AM antenna is in the unit, so noise may increase if you
hold the unit.
The HOLD function is on. Release HOLD (➪page 5).
≥You haven't inserted a disc or it isn't inserted correctly.
≥You have inserted a disc this unit cannot play.
The disc lid is open.
The program already contains 20 tracks.
Reading MP3 files.
it when you



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc. (“PSC”) One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5 San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985 Panasonic Canada Inc.
  • Page 2: Location Of Controls/Connection To Other Equipment

    ≥1 Hand strap : RGQT0006-K1 Play /Pause Stop/Turn off Rubber cap Use numbers indicated when ordering replacements or optional accessories from your Panasonic dealer. In U.S.A. to order accessories refer to “Accessory Purchases” on page 4. Headphones Specifications CD SECTION RADIO SECTION...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the applicable safety instructions listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference. 12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, Read these instructions.
  • Page 4: Product Service

    IF REPAIR IS NEEDED DURING THE WARRANTY PERIOD THE PURCHASER WILL BE REQUIRED TO FURNISH If your product does not work properly because of a defect in materials or workmanship, Panasonic Consumer A SALES RECEIPT/PROOF OF PURCHASE INDICATING DATE OF PURCHASE, AMOUNT PAID AND PLACE OF Electronics Company or Panasonic Sales Company (collectively referred to as “the warrantor”) will, for the...
  • Page 5: Power Supply

    Power Supply Rechargeable batteries (not included) Dry cell batteries (not included) Charge before initial use. As a safety precaution this unit is constructed so it is impossible to After disconnecting the AC adaptor, insert two “LR6, AA, UM–3” alkaline recharge ordinary batteries. For details, check with your dealer. batteries.
  • Page 6: Album Mode

    Listening to CDs Other Play methods Program Play Play modes Each time you press [PLAY MODE] When playing MP3 Press [j : , 9 i] while stopped to select the tracks. You can skip albums when programming MP3 tracks ( ➪ below). - - 01 Sequence number ALBUM...
  • Page 7: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio HOLD Release HOLD. Press to turn the tuner on and change the band. Each time you press the button; (----. When “M” is displayed, press [TUNING MODE] to cancel it. ≥ 0 1 7 1 0 1 7 1 Press to select the station.
  • Page 8 Listening to the Radio To obtain good reception When using overseas Change the frequency step according to the area. Preparation: Press [RADIO/BAND] to switch on the power. Try various directions to obtain optimum reception. Press and hold [RADIO/BAND] until the step appears. The headphone cord is also the FM antenna, so extend it instead of leaving it coiled.