Power Supply Preparations
The illustration of the grip band is omitted.
Using the AC adaptor (supplied)
Using dry-cell batteries
AC power outlet
Two "AA" (LR6) alkaline batteries.
Do not forcibly open the battery lid too wide.
This indicator appears when the batteries are almost out of power.
Power will be cut off a short while later.
• Even if the unit is turned off, small power is consumed as long
as the AC adaptor is connected to the AC power outlet.
Turning off the Anti-Shock Protection EX will save the battery power
more or less. For details, see "Anti-shock Protection EX" on page 4.
Preventing Accidental Operation (Hold mode)
This function causes the unit to ignore, accidental button presses.
• When the unit is in Hold mode, "HoLd" and "
Hold mode prevents the following:
Power on : "
" stays lit.
• Powering on the unit accidentally (which can cause the batter-
Power off : "HoLd" and "
" lights up for a few seconds
when 6 is pressed.
ies to go dead).
• Play being cut off unexpectedly.
To use the Hold mode
If the HOLD switch is set to the ON position, you cannot turn on
• To prevent the unit from powering on accidentally, set the
HOLD switch to the ON position while the unit is turned off.
• To prevent the unit from unexpected operation during play,
set the HOLD switch to the ON position after you starts play-
ing the disc.
The illustration of the grip band is omitted.
Follow the steps in the numerical order.
Make sure the present voltage of your AC adaptor fits to your lo-
cal 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 corresponds 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 (sup-
" lights as
To turn off the
Keep depressed during play.
• Play stops automatically
For your reference:
This indication appears if 3/8 is pressed when no disc is loaded
or if the disc is not properly seated.
00 8 1
Preparation period before playing the track
Flashes for several seconds after pressing 3/8 to play.
Press again to restart play.
Total number of tracks
This indication appears when the lid is open.
44 8 4
Turn off the unit and, after the disc has stopped rotating, remove
the disc as shown below:
Total playing time.
• To skip back to the previous track, quickly press 4
• During Program play, the button is used to fast for-
ward or back through the programmed sequence of
Auto power off
If the unit is left in stop mode for 30 seconds, the unit turns
• During Random play, the skip button cannot be used
itself off automatically to prevent the batteries from running
to skip back to tracks that were played previously in
the random sequence.
Disc rotation noise
The portable CD player uses a power-saving operation method
so that disc rotation noise will intermittently be emitted. But, it
is not a failure.
Other Play Methods
Track number in play
You can successively play the first 10 seconds of every track.
02 3 5
Elapsed playing time of
when all the tracks have
Press MODE repeatedly until "INTRO" goes out.
• You can also select Intro play during playback.
In this case, Intro play will start from the next track after the
current track has finished.
• You can also select Intro play during Program play mode.
After playing all tracks, the unit stops.
Press MODE until "RANDOM" goes out, or press 7 to stop the
• You can also select Random play in stop mode.
• During Program play, you can not select Random play.
You can program up to 32 tracks in any desired order including
You can repeat one track or all tracks.
the same tracks.
Press MODE repeatedly until the repeat indicator goes out.
Track number to be programmed
00: Not programmed yet.
• You can also select Repeat play during Program play.
Select the desired track.
• You can also select Repeat play while stopped.
Hyper-Bass Sound effect
You can enjoy powerful bass sound.
e.g. Track number 3
Anti-Shock Protection EX
This function achieves excellent performance against sound inter-
ruption caused by vibrations. You will be able to enjoy listening
to music during (not vigorous) jogging.
By utilizing the high-performance servo circuit, audio data will be
stored in the memory ahead of time (up to 45 seconds worth).
Next program sequence number
Normally, this function is in effect.
The track is registered.
Repeat steps 2 and 3.
When you program exceeding 32 tracks, the program se-
quence number returns to "01" and will overwrite the previ-
As the audio data is gradually stored, the indicator changes as follows:
• To confirm the program
While stopped, press PROGRAM repeatedly. At this time, you
can change the program, if required.
The "ANTI SHOCK" indicator goes out.
• To delete the entire program
To activate again
Turn off the unit.
Press the ASP button.
• During this operation, the disc rotates at a higher rate than usual
in order to collect extra audio data. This may cause the batteries
to run out faster and could result in a slight increase in disc rota-
• This function can be switched ON and OFF during playback.
However, this may cause a slight interruption in the sound be-
cause the disc's rotational speed changes.