Power Supply Preparations
Using rechargeable batteries
(supplied for the U.K.)
Be sure to recharge the rechargeable batteries before using them.
Insert the rechargeable batteries.
* Insert the battery as you push it in the indicated direction.
Do not forcibly open the battery lid too wide.
Connect the AC adaptor
(supplied for the U.K.).
AC power outlet
DC IN jack (DC IN 4.5 V
Recharging will be completed after 10 hours.
About MP3 files
MP3 File Compatibility
• This player can read MP3 files that are recorded in the format
that is compliant with ISO 9660.
• The player can read or play an MP3 file with the extension code
• Group/track title can be displayed.
• ID3* tags can be shown on the display.
* An MP3 file can contain file information called "ID3 Tag" where
its album name, artist, title, etc. are recorded.
This player can handle only one-byte characters. Any other
characters cannot be correctly displayed.
When recharging is complete, unplug the
AC adaptor from the AC power outlet and
the DC IN jack.
• Rechargeable batteries have a service life of approximately
300 charge-discharge cycles. If the operating time on one full
charge becomes noticeably shorter than it used to be, the batteries
have reached the end of their service life and should be replaced.
• You can recharge the batteries only when the unit is turned off.
• The AC adaptor and rechargeable batteries may become warm
while recharging is in progress. This is normal and is not a
If the battery lid
Slide the lid back into
Using the AC adaptor
(supplied for the U.K.)
Connect the AC adaptor.
Refer to "Using rechargeable batteries" for connection instruc-
Even if the unit is turned off, small power is consumed as long
as the AC adaptor is connected to the AC power outlet.
Using dry-cell batteries
After disconnecting the AC adaptor, insert two "R6" (LR6) alka-
The procedure for inserting and removing dry-cell batteries is
identical to that rechargeable batteries.
Playing order of MP3 files
The illustration below shows the normal playing order of the MP3
files. You will see that the MP3 files are played back in the order
from the higher hierarchy to the lower one.
This indicator lights when the batteries are almost out of power.
Power will be shut off a short while later.
Turning off the Anti-Shock Protection (see page 6) will save the
battery power more or less. (Available for an Audio CD only)
If the unit malfunctions or freezes during use, dis-
connect the AC adaptor and batteries. Then, con-
nect the AC adaptor and batteries, and operate
the unit again.
AC adaptor (for multi voltage area)
Make sure the present voltage of your AC adaptor fits to your local
voltage before plugging it into the AC power outlet. If it doesn't,
shift the AC line-voltage selector with a screwdriver so that it cor-
responds to your local voltage.
If the power plug will not fit your socket, use the AC plug adaptor.
How to use the AC plug adaptor (not sup-
When you want to purchase the AC adaptor and the AC plug
adaptor, see page 2.