• Rechargeable batteries (not supplied) can be used.
• To use the rechargeable batteries, follow the instruction manual
attached to the rechargeable batteries and charger (not sup-
Dry cell batteries
Do not play your headphones or earphones at a high volume.
Hearing experts advise against continuous extended play.
To prevent damage to the batteries and electrolyte leakage, heed
If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or discon-
the following points.
• Align the , and . polarities properly when inserting the bat-
Do not use while operating a motorized vehicle. It may create a
• Do not mix different types or makers of batteries or old and
traffic hazard and is illegal in many areas.
• Remove the batteries if you do not plan to use the unit for a
You should use extreme caution or temporarily discontinue use
long period of time.
in potentially hazardous situations.
• Do not throw batteries into a fire, and do not short-circuit, dis-
assemble or subject them to excessive heat.
Even if your headphones or earphones are an open-air type de-
• Do not attempt to recharge dry cell batteries.
signed to let you hear outside sounds, don't turn up the volume
so high that you can't hear what's around you.
Carrying dry cell batteries around
Sound can be deceiving. Over time your hearing "comfort level"
adapts to higher volumes of sound. So what sounds "normal" can
When putting dry cell batteries in a pocket or bag, ensure that no
actually be loud and harmful to your hearing.
other metal objects such as a necklace are placed together with
Guard against this by setting your equipment at a safe level BE-
them. Contact with metal may cause short-circuiting which, in
FORE your hearing adapts.
turn, may cause a fire.
To establish a safe level:
• Start your volume control at a low setting.
• Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it comfortably and
clearly, and without distortion.
• Handle the AC adaptor carefully. Improper handling is dan-
Once you have established a comfortable sound level:
• Set the dial and leave it there.
• Do not touch it with wet hands.
• Do not place heavy objects on top of it.
• Do not forcibly bend it.
• Be sure to connect only the specified AC adaptor with the unit.
• Disconnect the AC adaptor from the power outlet if the unit is
not going to be used for a long time.
Wipe the unit with a soft cloth. Remove stubborn dirt using a cloth which has been dipped in wa-
ter or soapy water and wrung out, and then wipe dry.
• Is the AC adaptor securely connected?
• If you intend to use a chemically treated cleaning cloth, read its directions first.
Does not turn on.
• Is the HOLD switch set to OFF position?
• Do not use alcohol or paint thinners.
Cannot close the lid.
Is the disc properly secured in place?
• Is the disc properly secured in place?
• Is there moisture condensation on the lens?
(Wait for about an hour and then try again.)
Cannot play discs.
• Are MP3 files recorded on the disc?
• Do MP3 files have the extension code—.mp3?
• Are MP3 files recorded in the format compliant with ISO
• Is the headphone plug inserted all the way?
• Is the plug dirty? (Wipe away dirt on the plug.)
Cannot hear music—too
• Are you playing a compatible disc? While playing a non-MP3
file, you will hear a noise. (Note it may not be an MP3 file al-
though it has the extension code—.mp3.)
Are you using the unit too near a TV or tuner? (If the TV or
TV picture is distorted.
tuner is connected to a simple indoor antenna, connect it to
Radio reception is noisy.
an outdoor antenna.)
"dISC" or "Er" is displayed
• Is the disc damaged?
when a disc is in the
• Is the disc playable on this player?
• Has the disc been inserted upside down?
If the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to the directory of Autho-
rized Service Centers (enclosed with this unit) to locate a convenient service center, or consult
your dealer for instructions.
1. Care of AC adaptor - The cord of the AC adaptor should be
No altering or remodeling
routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by
This can cause malfunctioning.
items placed upon or against them. Never take hold of the AC
No dropping or strong impacts
adaptor if your hand is wet, and always grasp the plug when
connecting or disconnecting it.
This may damage the unit.
Locations to be avoided
2. Disconnect when not in use - When not in use, be sure to dis-
Avoid using the unit in the following locations since they can
connect the AC adaptor from the AC power outlet.
1. Bathrooms and other moisture-prone places.
3. Batteries - If the unit is not used for a long period of time or is
2. Warehouses and other dusty places
used only from an AC power source, remove all the batteries to
prevent potential damage due to battery leakage. Do not mix
3. Very hot places near heating appliances, etc.
(old and new ) batteries or different types of batteries.
Do not leave the unit exposed to direct sunlight for
long periods of time
This may deform or discolor the cabinet and may also cause mal-
1. Condensation - Moisture may form on the lens in the follow-
• immediately after a heater has been turned on.
• in a steamy or very humid room.
• when the unit is suddenly moved from a cold environment to
a warm one. If moisture forms inside this unit, it may not op-
erate properly. To correct this problem wait about one hour
for the moisture to evaporate.
1. Foreign Material - Care should be taken so that objects do not
fall into and liquids are not spilled into the unit. Do not subject
this unit to excessive smoke, dust, mechanical vibration, or
2. Magnetism - The unit should be situated away from equipment
or devices that generate strong magnetic fields.
3. Stacking - Do not place any objects on top of the unit.
Air blower for
• Do not block the ventilation opening or holes. (If the venti-
lation openings of holes are blocked by a newspaper or
(See page 5 for details.)
cloth, etc., the heat may not be able to get out.)
Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a soft cloth lightly
• Do not place any naked flame sources, such as lighted
moistened with mild detergent solution.
candles, on the apparatus.
Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent
• When discarding batteries, environmental problems must
such as alcohol or benzine.
be considered and local rules or laws governing the dis-
posal of these batteries must be followed strictly.
• Do not expose this apparatus to rain, moisture, dripping or
splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such as vases,
shall be placed on the apparatus.
1. Damage Requiring Service - The unit should be serviced by
qualified service personnel when:
(a) The AC adaptor is damaged; or
IMPORTANT FOR LASER PRODUCTS
(b) Objects have fallen or liquid has been spilled into the unit; or
1. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
(c) The unit has been exposed to rain; or
(d) The unit does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a
2. CAUTION: Do not open the top cover. There are
marked change in performance; or
no user serviceable parts inside the unit; leave all
(e) The unit has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.
servicing to qualified service personnel.
3. CAUTION: Visible and invisible laser radiation
when open and interlock failed or defeated. Avoid
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO
direct exposure to beam.
NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
4. REPRODUCTION OF LABEL: CAUTION LABEL,
PLACED OUTSIDE THE UNIT.
CAUTION: Visible and invisible
VARNING: Synlig Och
THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER.
laser radiation when open and
osynlig laserstrålning när
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE
interlock failed or defeated.
den öppnas och spärren är
OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN
MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO
urkopplad. Betrakta ej
DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR YOURSELF.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
ADVARSEL: Synlig og usynlig
VARO: Avattaessa ja
laserstråling når maskinen er
åben eller interlocken fejle.
viallisena olet alttiina näkyvälle
Undgå direkte eksponering
ja näkymättömälle lasersäteilylle.
Vältä säteen kohdistumista
Concerning Compact Discs
Only compact discs bearing this mark can be used with this unit.
However, continued use of irregular shape CDs (heart-shape, octagonal, etc.) can damage
CD-R and CD-RW discs recorded with the audio
CD format can be played back, though some may
not be played back because of the disc character-
istics or recording condition.
How to remove a disc from its case
How to store the disc in
Label side up
How to hold a disc
If the disk surface is dirty
Wipe it with a damp cloth and then wipe dry.
Wipe from the center toward the outer edge.
Play surface (shiny surface)
If moisture has formed on a disc
When moisture has formed because the
• On the label side (the side with writing)
disc was brought suddenly into a warm
Do not write anything using a pencil,
room from a cold environment, wipe off
ball-point pen, etc. Do not use adhesive
the moisture using a soft dry cloth.
paper or labels.
When storing discs
• On the disc (shiny) side
Avoid locations which are
Handle this side carefully to keep it free
from fingerprints or scratches. Do not
• Exposed to direct sunlight.
use record cleaners, solvents, etc.
• Susceptible to high levels of humidity or
• Do not attach labels or stickers to CDs.
• Directly exposed to heat from a heating
Do not use CDs with exposed adhesive
from tape or left over peeled off stickers.
• Do not use scratch-proof protectors or
• On top of a car dashboard or near the
covers other than those specified for use
with this unit.
Portable CD player
: Compact disc player
Signal detection system : Non-contact optical pickup (semiconductor laser)
: 3 beam laser
Number of channels:
: 2 channels (stereo)
: 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Wow & flutter
: Headphones (3.5 mm dia. stereo × 1)
9 mW/ch at 10 % THD/16 Ω matching impedance (16 Ω to 1 kΩ)
Duration of battery
: Approx. 30 hours when using two alkaline batteries (LR6)
Protection EX OFF)
: DC 3 V ("AA" or "R6" size battery × 2)
DC 2.4V (rechargeable battery × 2)
DC IN 4.5 V
Dimensions (W × H × D) : 133.2 mm × 30.8 mm × 146.8 mm (5-
" × 1-
" × 5-
(Excluding buttons and controls)
: 250 g (0.56 lbs)
(with grip band, without batteries)
Input power source
: AC 110V - 127V/220 V - 240V, 50/60 Hz
: DC 4.5 V, 600 mA
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
PORTABLE CD PLAYER XL-PM400S
Stereo headphones .......................................................................................................................... 1 pc.
AC adaptor (AA-R4518) ................................................................................................................. 1 pc.
AC plug adaptor .............................................................................................................................. 1 pc.
Thank you for purchasing this JVC product. Please read these instructions carefully before starting
operation to be sure to obtain optimum performance and a longer service life from the unit.
©2004 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED
Put the grip band on your hand
Adjust the grip band to your hand size.