Listening to an iPod/Viewing Images
Display the menu/
on the iPod
Go back to the
Connecting an iPod
Select an item on
Insert the iPod directly to the connector pins.
Apple iPod (separately purchased)
Play back at
the iPod or sold
Change the display
Turn on iPod's
To detach the dock adapter from the dock:
Pull up the dock adapter with your fingernail or sharp
pointed tool using the slot.
Listening to FM and AM Broadcasts
• Be careful not to injure your fingertips or damage the
terminal of the dock.
Basic Tuner Operations
Select FM or AM
• Be sure to reduce the volume on the System to the minimum level before
connecting an iPod. Adjust the volume after starting playback.
• DO NOT connect or disconnect the iPod when the System is turned on.
Select a frequency
• You cannot send any data to your iPod from the System.
• Do not carry the System with iPod connected. You might drop the iPod or it
might cause damages to the iPod dock.
• Do not touch or hit the iPod terminal pins or connector pins in the iPod dock
directly. It might cause damages to the connector part.
• Before viewing a video/picture from your iPod on your monitor, make the
appropriate video setting on the iPod. For details of the setting, refer to the
Tune in to a preset
instruction manual for the iPod.
• For presetting
Basic iPod Operations
stations, see the
Play back an iPod
The System detects the iPod and starts
Change the FM
• To turn off the iPod, press and hold for
(When an FM
more than 2 seconds.
stereo broadcast is
Select a track
Select the next tracks.
hard to receive)
To go back to the beginning of the current
or previous tracks.
Press and hold to fast-forward the track
Press and hold to fast-reverse the track
Setting the Clock and Using Timers
Setting the Clock
Setting the Daily Timer
Without setting the built-in clock, you cannot use Daily Timer.
Using Daily Timer, you can wake up with your favorite music.
• To go back to the previous step, press MENU/CANCEL.
• You can store three Daily Timer settings; however, you can activate only one of
the Daily Timers.
Press to activate the clock setting mode.
• To correct a misentry during the process, press MENU/CANCEL. You can return to
the previous step.
Adjust the hour, then the minute.
Setting the Sleep Timer
Press repeatedly to specify the time (in minutes) as follows:
The SLEEP indicator lights up and the display dims.
To check the remaining time until the System shuts off, press SLEEP once.
Turning Off the System Automatically
—Auto Standby function
(only for Disc/USB/iPod)
* If no preset channel is stored, "NOMEMORY" appears. When the on time comes, the
System tunes in to the station last tuned in.
Press to activate the Auto Standby.
To exit from the timer setting, press TIMER as required.
• The A.STBY indicator lights up.
• The A.STBY indicator starts flashing after playback stops.
To Turn Off the Daily Timer
If no operation is done for about 3 minutes, the System turns off.
To cancel this function, press the button again.
To turn on the Daily Timer again, select one of the timer settings by pressing
TIMER, then press SET.
You can preset 30 FM and 15 AM stations manually.
Tune in to a station you want to preset.
• You can also store the FM reception mode.
• The UP/DOWN buttons work
Press to activate the preset number entry mode.
in the same way as operating
• Finish the following steps while the indication on the display
the click wheel of iPod
Press to select a preset number for the station you want to
(Refer to the instruction manual
for the iPod for details.)
• Refer to the instruction manual for
the iPod for details.
• Refer to the instruction manual for
the iPod for details.
Press to store the station.
Press and hold for more than
Listening to Other Equipment
Press repeatedly to select "FM" or "AM."
• The selected frequency band appears.
Press and hold for more than 2 seconds.
Stereo mini plug cord
The System starts searching for stations and
stops when a station of sufficient signal
strength is tuned in.
Turn the volume to minimum.
• Press during searching to stop.
• Press repeatedly to change the frequency
step by step.
Press repeatedly to select its preset number.
Press repeatedly to select "AUDIO IN."
Start playing the connected equipment.
Adjust the volume.
Press to improve reception.
(mono) indicator lights up.
Stereo effect will be lost.
To restore the stereo effect, press again.
To Preset the Audio Input Level
(stereo) indicator lights up.
If the sound from the equipment connected to the AUDIO IN jack is too loud or too
quiet, you can change the audio input level through the AUDIO IN jack (without
changing the volume level).
Press repeatedly to select the level as follows:
Notes on the power cord
• When you are away on travel or otherwise for an extended period of time,
remove the plug from the wall outlet.
• When unplugging the System from the wall outlet, always pull the plug, not the
• Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.
• Disconnect the power cord before cleaning the System or moving the System.
Press repeatedly to select one of the timer you want to
• Do not alter, twist or pull the power cord, or put anything heavy on it, which may
set—TIMER-1, TIMER-2, or TIMER-3.
cause fire, electric shock, or other accidents.
• If the cord is damaged, consult a dealer and have the power cord replaced with a
Avoid moisture, water, dust, and high temperatures
• Do not place the System in moist or dusty places.
• If water gets inside the System, turn off the power and remove the plug from the
wall outlet, then consult your dealer. Using the System in this state may cause a
fire or electrical shock.
1 Adjust the hour then the minute for on-time.
• Do not expose the System to direct sunlight or place it near a heating device.
2 Adjust the hour then the minute for off-time.
Notes on installation
3 Select the playback source—"DISC," "USB HOST,"
• Select a place which is level, dry and neither too hot nor too cold—between 5˚C
"TUNER FM," "TUNER AM," "AUDIO IN," or "IPOD."
(41˚F) and 35˚C (95˚F).
4 For "TUNER FM" or "TUNER AM": Select a preset
• Do not install the System in a place subject to vibrations.
• Do not put heavy objects on the System.
For "DISC" or "USB HOST": Select a track. (For MP3/
To prevent malfunction or damage of the System
WMA: Select the group, then the track number.)
• Do not insert any metallic objects, such as wires, hairpins, coins, etc. into the
5 Select the volume.
Turn off the System (on standby).
• Do not block the vents.
• When the on-time comes, the System starts playing
the specified source and sets the volume gradually
There are no user-serviceable parts inside. If anything goes wrong, unplug
to the preset level.
the power cord and consult your dealer.
To get the best performance of the System, keep your discs and mechanism clean.
Press repeatedly to select "TIMER-1," "TIMER-2," or "TIMER-3."
• Remove the disc from its case by holding it at the edge while pressing the center
• Do not touch the shiny surface of the disc, or bend the disc.
• Put the disc back in its case after use.
• Be careful not to scratch the surface of the disc when placing it back in its case.
• Avoid exposure to direct sunlight, temperature extremes, and moisture.
To clean the disc:
• Wipe the disc with a soft cloth in a straight line from center to edge.
Cleaning the System
• Stains should be wiped off with a soft cloth. If the System is heavily stained, wipe
it with a cloth soaked in water-diluted neutral detergent and wrung well, then
wipe clean with a dry cloth.
• Since the System may deteriorate in quality, become damaged or get its paint
peeled off, be careful about the following:
– DO NOT wipe it with a hard cloth.
– DO NOT wipe it strongly.
– DO NOT wipe it with thinner or benzine.
– DO NOT apply any volatile substance such as insecticides to it.
– DO NOT allow any rubber or plastic to remain in contact for a long time.
Learning More about This System
Basic and Common Operations
(see page 3)
• Pressing one of the source buttons also turns on the System
and starts playing back if the source is ready or connected.
• You cannot use the Sound Mode and Sound Turbo at the
Playing Back a Disc/USB Mass Storage Class Device
(see page 4)
• This System cannot play "packet write" discs.
• For MP3/WMA playback...
– In this manual, "file" and "track" are interchangeably used.
– This System can show the Tag data (Version 1).
– MP3/WMA discs are required a longer readout time than
regular CDs. (It depends on the complexity of the group/
– Some MP3/WMA files cannot be played back and will be
skipped. This result from their recording processes and
– When making MP3/WMA discs, use ISO 9660 Level 1 or
Level 2 for the disc format.
– This System can play back MP3/WMA files with the
Digital Audio Player, etc.
extension code <.mp3> or <.wma> (regardless of the
– It is recommended that you make each MP3/WMA file at
a sampling rate of 44.1 kHz and at bit rate of 128 kbps. This
System cannot play back files made at a bit rate of less
than 64 kbps.
– Playback order of MP3/WMA tracks may be different from the
one you have intended while recording. If a folder (group)
To audio output (or
does not include MP3/WMA tracks, they are ignored.
headphone out, etc.)
• Do not use the following USB mass storage class devices...
– Whose rating is other than 5 V and exceeds 500 mA.
– Equipped with special functions such as data security
– Divided by 2 or more partitions.
• For the USB mass storage class device playback...
– When connecting a USB mass storage class device, also
refer to its manual.
– Connect one USB mass storage class device to the System
at a time. Do not use a USB hub.
– This System is compatible with USB 2.0 Full Speed.
– You can play back MP3/WMA files in a USB mass storage
class device (maximum data transfer rate: 2 Mbps).
– You cannot play back a file larger than 2 Gigabytes.
– This System may not play back some USB mass storage
class devices and does not support DRM (Digital Rights
• This System can recognize up to 255 groups in a disc. The
total number of groups and tracks (in a disc) that can be
recognized by the System is 512 (for MP3/WMA).
• This System can recognize up to 99 groups and 999 tracks
(with a maximum number of 255 tracks in a group) in a USB
mass storage class device.
Ordinary input level.
Increases the input level.
60 W per channel, min. RMS, driven into 4 Ω at 1 kHz with no
more than 10% total harmonic distortion
8 Ω – 16 Ω
AUDIO IN: 500 mV/50 kΩ (at "NORMAL")
250 mV/50 kΩ (at "HIGH")
FM tuning range:
87.5 MHz - 108.0 MHz
AM tuning range:
530 kHz - 1 710 kHz
Disc player section
Wow and flutter:
Compatible with USB 2.0 Full Speed
Mass storage class
Compatible file system:
Bus power supply:
DC 5 V
iPod output power:
DC 5 V
AC 120 V
, 60 Hz
36 W (power on)
5 W (standby mode)
1 W or less (ECO Mode)
Dimensions (W x H x D): 165 mm x 250 mm x 272 mm
(6 1/2 inches x 9 7/8 inches x
10 3/4 inches)
3.5 kg (7.8 lbs)
4 cm (1-5/8 inches) cone x 1
12 cm (4-3/4 inches) cone x 1
140 mm x 250 mm x 183 mm
(W x H x D)
(5 9/16 inches x 9 7/8 inches x
7 1/4 inches)
1.8 kg (4.0 lbs) each
Specifications and appearance are subject to change without
Microsoft and Windows Media are either registered
trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the
United States and/or other countries.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and
Listening to an iPod/Viewing Images on the iPod
Play mode indicators
(See page 4.)
• Compatible iPod:
iPod nano 1GB/2GB/4GB
iPod nano (2nd Generation)
File type indicators (See page 4.)
iPod nano (3rd Generation) 4GB/8GB
iPod nano (4th Generation) 8GB/16GB
iPod mini 4GB/6GB
If you are having a problem with your System, check this list
iPod mini (2nd Generation) 4GB/6GB
for a possible solution before calling for service.
iPod (4th Generation) 20GB/40GB
iPod classic 80GB/160GB
iPod photo (4th Generation)
Power does not come on.
\ Power plug is not inserted securely. Plug in securely.
iPod video (5th Generation)
Adjustments or settings are suddenly canceled before you
\ There is a time limit. Repeat the procedure again.
iPod touch 8GB/16GB
Operations are disabled.
iPod touch (2nd Generation) 8GB/16GB
\ The built-in microprocessor may malfunction due to
• If incompatible iPod is connected, the iPod may not be
external electrical interference. Unplug the AC power
operated from the System.
cord and then plug it back in.
• When an iPod is connected to the System, the battery in
Unable to operate the System from the remote control.
the iPod is charged through the iPod terminal (except when
\ The path between the remote control and the remote
the ECO Mode is activated).
sensor on the System is blocked.
• Sound distortion may occur when playing back audio
\ The batteries are exhausted.
sources with high recording levels. When distortion occurs,
No sound is heard.
it is recommended to turn off the equalizer of the iPod. For
\ Speaker connections are incorrect or loose.
information on operating the iPod, see the iPod instruction
\ Headphones are connected.
The System does not work properly.
\ Many functions of this System are implemented by
Setting the Clock and Using Timers
(see page 6)
• You cannot set the clock and Daily Timer while the ECO
microcomputers. If the System does not work correctly,
(Ecology) Mode is activated.
disconnect the AC power cord from the wall outlet, wait
• The clock may gain or lose 1 to 2 minutes per month. If this
for a while, and connect the cord again.
happens, adjust the clock.
• When you unplug the AC power cord or if a power failure
Disc/USB Mass Storage Class Device Operations
occurs, the clock and the timer will be canceled. You need
The disc/USB mass storage class device does not play.
to set the clock first, then the timer again.
\ The disc is placed upside down. Place the disc with the
label side up.
\ The USB mass storage class device is not connected
• If you activate the Sleep Timer after Daily Timer starts
playing the selected source, Daily Timer is canceled.
MP3/WMA groups and tracks are not played back as you
\ Playing order is determined when the groups and tracks
were recorded. It depends on the writing application.
The disc/USB mass storage class device sound is
\ The disc is scratched or dirty.
\ MP3/WMA files have not been properly copied into the
USB mass storage class device.
S.TURBO (Sound Turbo)
indicator (See page 3.)
(See page 3.)
(See page 3.)
FM reception indicators
(See page 5.)
Timer mode indicators
(See page 6.)
A.STBY (Auto Standby)
SLEEP indicator (See page 6.)
indicator (See page 6.)
Sounds from USB mass storage class device are
\ Noise and static electricity may stop the sound. In this
case, disconnect and connect the USB mass storage class
device again after turning off the System.
The disc tray does not open or close.
\ The AC power cord is not plugged in.
\ Disc ejection is prohibited (see page 4).
The iPod does not play, but "CONNECT" appears on the
\ The iPod battery is low or exhausted. Charge the iPod
The video/picture from the iPod is not displayed on the
\ The video settings on the iPod is incorrect. Refer to the
instruction manual for the iPod.
Hard to listen to broadcasts because of noise.
\ Antenna connections are incorrect or loose.
\ The AM loop antenna is too close to the System.
\ The FM antenna is not properly extended and
\ Electrostatic discharge from your body may cause noise.
If this happens, turn off and on the System again.
Daily Timer does not work.
\ The System has been turned on when the on-time
comes. Timer starts working only when the System is