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FM/AM Clock Radio
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones (En el reverso)
©2014 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
ICF-C1PJ
NATURE SOUND/PRESET
Projector lens
Projector unit
Display
FM wire antenna
AC power cord
Use the tactile dots on VOL/SET + and TUNING + and the tactile characters on 3
(NATURE SOUND/PRESET) and ALARM RESET/OFF as a guide when operating the
unit.
WARNING
English
 Battery may explode if handled incorrectly.
Before operating the unit, please read this
Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of
guide thoroughly and retain it for future
in fire.
reference.
 Dispose of used battery promptly and in
accordance with local environmental laws
For customers in Europe
and guidelines. Keep away from children.
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License and Trademark
Notice
WARNING
No Power No Problem™ is a trademark of Sony
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
Corporation.
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place
Precautions
lighted candles on the apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
 Operate the unit on the power sources
not expose this apparatus to dripping or
specified in "Specifications."
splashing, and do not place objects filled with
 To disconnect the power cord (mains lead),
liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
pull it out by the plug, not the cord.
 Do not leave the unit in a location near a
Do not install the appliance in a confined
heat source, such as a radiator or airduct, or
space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive
Do not expose batteries or apparatus with
dust, mechanical vibration, or shock.
battery-installed to excessive heat such as
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent
sunshine, fire or the like.
internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit
on a surface (a rug, blanket, etc.) or near
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
materials (a curtain) that might block the
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
ventilation holes.
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main
unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by
plug from the AC outlet immediately.
a qualified personnel before operating it any
The unit is not disconnected from the AC
further.
power source (mains) as long as it is connected
 To clean the casing, use a soft dry cloth. Do
to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has
not use any type of solvent, such as alcohol
been turned off.
or benzine, which may damage the finish.
The nameplate and important information
NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
concerning safety are located on the bottom
exterior.
 Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep the
lithium battery out of the reach of children.
CAUTION
Should the battery be swallowed,
immediately consult a doctor.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
 Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
good contact.
Notice for customers: the following
 Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
information is only applicable to
installing the battery.
 Do not hold the battery with metallic
equipment sold in countries applying
tweezers, otherwise a short-circuit may
EU directives.
occur.
This product has been manufactured by or on
 Do not expose the battery to excessive heat
behalf of Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan
such as direct sunlight, fire or the like.
Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. Inquiries
related to product compliance based on
If you have any questions or problems
European Union legislation shall be addressed
concerning your unit, please consult your
to the authorized representative, Sony
nearest Sony dealer.
Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61,
70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or
guarantee matters, please refer to the
addresses provided in the separate service or
guarantee documents.
The validity of the CE marking is restricted to
only those countries where it is legally
enforced, mainly in the countries EEA
(European Economic Area).
Disposal of waste batteries and
electrical and electronic equipment
(applicable in the European Union and
other European countries with separate
collection systems)
This symbol on the product, the
battery or on the packaging
indicates that the product and the
battery shall not be treated as
household waste. On certain
batteries this symbol might be
used in combination with a chemical symbol.
The chemical symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead
(Pb) are added if the battery contains more
than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead. By
ensuring these products and batteries are
disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
potentially negative consequences for the
environment and human health which could
otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste
handling. The recycling of the materials will
help to conserve natural resources.
In case of products that for safety, performance
or data integrity reasons require a permanent
connection with an incorporated battery, this
battery should be replaced by qualified service
staff only. To ensure that the battery and the
electrical and electronic equipment will be
treated properly, hand over these products at
end-of-life to the applicable collection point for
the recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment. For all other batteries, please view
the section on how to remove the battery from
the product safely. Hand the battery over to the
applicable collection point for the recycling of
waste batteries. For more detailed information
about recycling of this product or battery,
please contact your local Civic Office, your
household waste disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the product or battery.

Getting Started

Operations

4-528-478-21(2)
Connecting the AM
Setting the clock
loop antenna
manually
The shape and the length of the antenna is
To change the clock setting manually, operate
designed to receive AM signals. Do not
the unit as follows.
dismantle or roll up the antenna.
1
1
Raise the plastic stand and fit the
antenna into the slot of the stand.
2
3
Plastic stand
Press the
antenna into
Notes
the stand
until it clicks.
 If you do not press any button for about 1
2
Insert the AM antenna connector into
 A 100-year calendar (2013 - 2112) is installed
the AM ANTENNA jack on the unit.
To change the time format
You can choose between the 24-hour system
(default) or the 12-hour system to display the
time.
Press and hold ALARM RESET/OFF and
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER for about
3 seconds.
To remove the AM loop
The time format toggles between the 24-hour
antenna
system ("0:00" = midnight) and the 12-hour
Push and hold down the tab of the antenna
system ("AM 12:00" = midnight).
terminal clamp, and remove the AM loop
antenna.
To display the date and year
Press SET TIME/DATE once to display the day
and month, and press again to display the year.
To return to the current time display, press SET
TIME/DATE once again; or after a few seconds
the clock display will return automatically.
When daylight saving time
(summer time) begins/ends
while Automatic DST/summer
Connecting to an AC
time adjustment is set to off
power source
Change the clock setting manually if you have
canceled the Automatic DST/summer time
Connect the AC power cord to a wall outlet.
adjustment.
Using the projector
The projector function allows you to display the
To wall outlet
clock and the currently used alarm icons on a
nearby wall or ceiling at a range of 0.5 m – 4 m.
"day and month" (about 2 seconds)  "year"
(about 2 seconds)  "current CET (Central
European Time)" appears on the display in turn.
(This unit is preset to the current CET at the
factory, and is powered by the back-up
battery.)
Setting the clock for
the first time
1
All you need to do to set the clock for the first
time is select your time zone.
If you live in the Central European Time zone,
2
you do not need to adjust the area setting.
3
1
Press and hold TIME ZONE for more
than 2 seconds.
Area number "1:00" appears on the display.
2
To rotate the projection view
Press VOL/SET + or – repeatedly to
select a number as follows:
Press ROTATE PROJECTION repeatedly.
Area number
Time zone
Each time you press ROTATE PROJECTION, the
projection view rotates as Fig. .
"0:00"
Western European Time
Notes
"1:00"
Central European Time
(default)
 Do not stare into the lens directly.
"2:00"
Eastern European Time
 The projector function cannot be used unless
3
Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER
 Certain walls and ceilings may not display
to set.
 The projector unit can be rotated 90° forward
If you live in a country/region other
than in these time zones
Refer to "Setting the clock manually" to set the
 If the projector unit is rotated beyond its
correct time.
 The projector will automatically turn off after
Note
 During shipment and your first use, a clock
error may occur. In this case, refer to "Setting
Listening to the radio
the clock manually" to set the correct time.
About Automatic DST/
1
summer time adjustment
This unit automatically adjusts for daylight
saving time (summer time). "DST" automatically
2
appears on the display at the beginning of
daylight saving time (summer time), and
disappears at the end of daylight saving time
(summer time).
The Automatic DST/summer time adjustment
is based on GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).
Area number 0:
3
 Daylight saving time (summer time) begins
at 1:00 AM on the final Sunday of March.
 Standard time begins at 2:00 AM on the final
Sunday of October.
Note
Area number 1:
 The FM frequency display is accurate to
 Daylight saving time (summer time) begins
at 2:00 AM on the final Sunday of March.
 Standard time begins at 3:00 AM on the final
Sunday of October.
Area number 2:
To preset radio stations
 Daylight saving time (summer time) begins
You can preset 5 stations for FM and 5 stations
at 3:00 AM on the final Sunday of March.
for AM.
 Standard time begins at 4:00 AM on the final
Sunday of October.
1
Note
2
 The implementation of DST/summer time
and its beginning/ending date and time are
subject to circumstances and laws in each
country/region. Should this interfere with the
desired adjustment, cancel the Automatic
DST/summer time adjustment and set the
clock manually as necessary. Customers
living in a country/region that does not use
daylight saving time (summer time) should
cancel the Automatic DST/summer time
adjustment before using the unit.
To cancel Automatic DST/
summer time adjustment
The Automatic DST/summer time
adjustment can be canceled.
Press and hold DST for more than 2
seconds.
"Aut  OFF" appears on the display.
To reactivate Automatic DST/
summer time adjustment
Press and hold DST for more than 2
seconds.
"Aut  On" appears on the display.
Note
 If you try to store another station with the
To tune to a preset station
1
2
3
Note
 If no station has been preset yet, "Non"
Selecting a Nature
Sound
This unit includes 5 types of Nature Sounds:
Sea Waves, Birds, Rain, Brook, and Under the
Sea.
1
Press AM/FM/NATURE SOUND
repeatedly to select the Nature Sound.
Press and hold SET TIME/DATE for
2
Press the desired NATURE SOUND/
more than 2 seconds.
PRESET (1 to 5).
The year will start to flash on the display.
Press VOL/SET + or – repeatedly to
select the year, and then press
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
Icons
Sound type
Repeat step 2 to set the month, day
Sea Waves
and time.
Birds
After setting the time, a beep will sound.
Rain
Brook
minute while setting the clock, clock setting
mode will be canceled.
Under the Sea
in the system.
To turn off the Nature Sound, press ALARM
RESET/OFF.
Note
 When other functions are in use, Nature
Sounds are not available.
Setting the alarm
The dual alarm function allows you to set two
alarm programs (ALARM A and ALARM B).
The alarm time can be set for each program
and the alarm sound can be selected from
"RADIO" (radio), "BUZZ" (buzzer), or "NATURE"
(Nature Sound).
Before setting the alarm
 Make sure to set the clock. (See "Setting the
clock manually.")
 To set the radio alarm, first preset your
favorite station. (See "To preset radio
stations.")
1
Press and hold SET ALARM/ALARM A
(or B) for more than 2 seconds.
While setting the alarm, "A" (or "B") flashes
on the display.
2
Press VOL/SET + or – to select the
desired hour, and press SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
3
Press VOL/SET + or – to select the
desired minute, and press SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
4
Press VOL/SET + or – to select the
desired alarm period ("WEEKDAY,"
"WEEKEND," or every day*), and press
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
* In the case of every day, both
Rotate the projector unit to point the
"WEEKDAY" and "WEEKEND" are
projector lens in the desired direction.
displayed.
Press PROJECTION.
Turn FOCUS to adjust the focus.
To turn off the projector, press PROJECTION
again.
5
Press VOL/SET + or – to select the
desired alarm mode ("RADIO," "BUZZ,"
or "NATURE"), and press SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
the clock has been set.
the projection properly.
or backward from the upward position, and
clicks when returned to the upward position.
limits, it may be damaged.
When selecting "RADIO"
Proceed to " Setting the radio alarm."
16 hours.
When selecting "BUZZ"
The setting is complete. The buzzer will
sound at the set time, gradually increasing
in volume. ("A" (or "B") flashes on the
display.)
Press AM/FM/NATURE SOUND
When selecting "NATURE"
repeatedly to select the desired band
Proceed to " Setting the Nature Sound
(AM or FM).
alarm."
Press TUNING + or – to tune to the
 Setting the radio alarm
desired station.
6
If you press and hold TUNING + or –,
Press VOL/SET + or – to select the AM
scanning starts. Scanning pauses when a
band or FM band, and press SNOOZE/
station is found, and restarts after a few
BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
seconds. To stop scanning, press TUNING +
or – (or SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER).
Press VOL/SET + or – to adjust the
volume.
To turn off the radio, press ALARM RESET/
OFF.
within 0.1 MHz. For example, frequencies
7
Press VOL/SET + or – (or NATURE
88.00 MHz and 88.05 MHz will both be
SOUND/PRESET (1 to 5)) to select the
displayed as "88.0 MHz."
preset number of desired station, and
press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
Tune to the station you wish to preset.
Press and hold the desired NATURE
SOUND/PRESET (1 to 5) until you hear
a beep.
If no station has been preset yet
The preset number and "Non" appear on
the display alternately. In this case, the
buzzer will sound at the set time.
Example: The following display appears
when you preset FM 105.7 MHz to preset
8
Press VOL/SET + or – to adjust the
number 3 for FM.
volume, and press SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
The setting is complete. The radio will turn
on at the set time, gradually increasing in
volume. ("A" (or "B") flashes on the display.)
 Setting the Nature Sound alarm
6
Press VOL/SET + or – (or NATURE
SOUND/PRESET (1 to 5)) to select the
desired Nature Sound, and press
The display shows the frequency for a few
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
seconds and then changes back to the
current time.
To change the preset station, tune to the
desired station and press and hold the
NATURE SOUND/PRESET (1 to 5) until you
hear a beep.
same preset number, the previously stored
station will be replaced.
7
Press VOL/SET + or – to adjust the
volume, and press SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
Press AM/FM/NATURE SOUND
repeatedly to select the desired band
(AM or FM).
Press NATURE SOUND/PRESET (1 to 5)
where the desired station is stored.
Press VOL/SET + or – to adjust the
volume.
The setting is complete. The Nature Sound
will sound at the set time, gradually
increasing in volume. ("A" (or "B") flashes on
appears on the display. Then the unit returns
the display.)
to the same state as in step 1.
To stop the alarm
Press ALARM RESET/OFF to turn off the
alarm.
The alarm will sound again at the same time
the next weekday or the next weekend.
To doze for a few more minutes
Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
The sound turns off, but will automatically
come on again after about 10 minutes.
Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/
ENTER, the snooze time changes as follows:
The display shows the snooze time for a few
seconds and returns to show the current time.
("A" (or "B") flashes on the display.)
To deactivate the alarm
Press SET ALARM/ALARM A (or B).
"A" (or "B") disappears from the display.
To change an alarm setting
Set the alarm again.
Tips
General information
 When the alarm setting is complete, the
alarm time setting is displayed.
 If you press and hold SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/
About the battery as a
ENTER for more than 2 seconds while setting
the alarm, the alarm setting is immediately
backup power source
complete.
Notes
This unit contains a CR2032 battery as a backup
 If a second alarm sounds during a first (or
power source to keep the clock and the alarm
the snooze function is active), the second
operating during a power interruption. (No
alarm takes priority.
Power No Problem system)
 If the same alarm time is set for both ALARM
A and ALARM B, ALARM A takes priority.
 If no operation is performed while the alarm
is sounding, the alarm will stop after about
60 minutes.
 When Automatic DST/summer time
adjustment is set, the alarm sounds as
When to replace the
follows:
– If the alarm is set to a time that is
battery
skipped as a result of daylight saving
time starting, the alarm will sound when
When the battery is discharged, "" appears
daylight saving time is applied.
on the display.
– If the alarm is set to a time that is
If a power interruption occurs while the battery
doubled as a result of daylight saving
is discharged, the current time and alarm will
time ending, the alarm will sound twice.
be erased.
Notes on the alarm in the event of a
Note for customers in Europe
power interruption
 The clock is preset at the factory, and its
In the event of a power interruption, the alarm
memory is powered by the preinstalled Sony
functions work until the battery is fully
CR2032 battery. If the "0:00" flashes on the
discharged. But certain functions may be
display when the unit is connected to AC
affected as follows:
outlet for the first time, the battery may be
 The display will disappear.
discharged. In this case, consult a Sony
 If the alarm sound is set to "RADIO" or
dealer. The preinstalled CR2032 battery is
"NATURE," the buzzer will sound.
considered part of the product, and is
 If a power interruption occurs while the
covered by the warranty. You are required to
alarm is sounding, the buzzer will sound.
show "Note for customers in Europe" (in this
 If ALARM RESET/OFF is not pressed, the
instruction) to a Sony dealer in order to
alarm will sound for about 5 minutes.
validate the warranty for this product.
 If "  " appears on the display, the alarm will
not sound in the event of a power
Replacing the backup
interruption. Replace the battery if "  "
appears.
battery
 The snooze function will not work.
 During a power interruption, the alarm will
1
Keep the AC plug connected to the
sound only once at the set time.
wall outlet, then open the battery
compartment on the bottom of the
Setting the sleep
unit.
timer
You can fall asleep to the radio or Nature
Sound using the sleep timer, which turns off
the radio or Nature Sound automatically after a
preset duration.
Press SLEEP while the radio or Nature
Sound is playing.
"SLEEP" appears on the display.
Each time you press SLEEP, the duration (in
minutes) changes on the display as follows:
2
Remove the old battery by sliding it
out and picking it up.
The radio or Nature Sound will play for the
duration you set, then shut off.
To deactivate the sleep timer, press SLEEP
repeatedly to set the sleep timer to "OFF."
To turn off the radio or Nature
Sound before the preset time
Press ALARM RESET/OFF.
To use both the sleep timer and
3
Insert a new battery into the battery
alarm
compartment with the  side facing
You can fall asleep to the radio or Nature
up.
Sound and also be awakened by the alarm at
the preset time.
Set the alarm, then set the sleep timer.
Tip
 When you press SLEEP while the sleep timer
is activated, the remaining time appears on
the display.
Note
 When the alarm is set to sound during the
sleep timer duration, the sleep timer will be
deactivated automatically when the alarm
CR2032
sounds.
4
Replace the battery compartment lid
Setting the brightness
and tighten the screw.
of the display
5
Press AM/FM/NATURE SOUND to
remove "  " from the display.
Three levels of brightness are available.
Notes
Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
 When you replace the battery, do not
Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS/
disconnect the AC plug from the wall outlet.
ENTER, the brightness of the display changes
Otherwise, the current date and time, alarm,
as follows:
and station presets will be erased.
 If the clock is erased while you are replacing
the battery, set the clock again. (See "Setting
the clock manually.")
 If the unit will be left unplugged for a long
time, remove the battery to avoid any
Tip
damage that may be caused by leakage or
 You can also set the brightness of the display
corrosion.
to off by pressing and holding SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS/ENTER.
Troubleshooting
Notes
 When the alarm is sounding or the snooze
Should any problems persist after you have
function is active, the brightness of the
made the following checks, consult your
display cannot be changed.
 Even if the brightness is set to off, the display
nearest Sony dealer.
lights at a low brightness level when the
The clock flashes "0:00" or "AM 12:00"
alarm sounds.
after a power interruption.
 The battery is discharged. Remove the old
Charging a
battery and insert a new one.
Unsatisfactory reception
smartphone
 Extend the FM wire antenna fully to increase
reception sensitivity.
You can charge a smartphone by connecting it
 Connect the supplied AM loop antenna to
to the unit using a USB cable (not supplied).
the unit. Rotate the antenna horizontally for
optimum reception.
Smartphone
 Do not place the AM loop antenna near the
unit or other AV equipment, as noise may
result.
 Keep digital music players or mobile phones
away from the AM loop antenna or the FM
antenna, as this may lead to reception
interference.
The alarm does not sound at the preset
alarm time.
USB cable supplied
 Check that "A" or "B" appears on the display.
with the smartphone
The radio or Nature Sound alarm is
activated but no sound is emitted at
Notes
the preset alarm time.
 There is no guarantee that this unit can be
 Check the alarm volume setting.
used to charge all products that can be
When daylight saving time (summer
charged via USB.
 This unit does not support power feeds
time) begins, the clock does not switch
greater than 5 V/1.5 A.
to daylight saving time (summer time)
 Check the charge status on the smartphone.
automatically.
 If a warning tone sounds, remove the
 Make sure the clock is set correctly.
smartphone from the unit.
 When "Aut  On" appears on the display
 The reception sensitivity on the radio may
after pressing and holding DST for more than
worsen when charging a smartphone via
2 seconds, the Automatic DST/summer time
USB.
function becomes active.

Specifications

Time display
Switch between the 24-hour system (default)
and the 12-hour system.
Frequency range
Band
Frequency
FM
87.5 MHz – 108 MHz
AM
531 kHz – 1,602 kHz
Intermediate frequency
FM: 128 kHz
AM: 45 kHz
Speaker
Approx. 4.0 cm dia., 8 Ω
Power output: 700 mW (at 10% harmonic
distortion)
Power requirements
230 V AC, 50 Hz
For clock back up: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery
USB power output
USB port (DC OUT 5 V 1.5 A)
Nature Sounds
Sea Waves, Birds, Rain, Brook, Under the Sea
Dimensions
Approx. 114.5 mm  104 mm  100.5 mm
(w/h/d) including projecting parts and controls
Mass
Approx. 625 g including CR2032 battery
Supplied accessories
AM loop antenna (1)
Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.
Fully loosen
the screw.
Push the tab
and pull up
the lid.
Channel step
0.05 MHz
9 kHz

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  • Page 1: Getting Started

     The FM frequency display is accurate to Unsatisfactory reception  Daylight saving time (summer time) begins No Power No Problem™ is a trademark of Sony smartphone within 0.1 MHz. For example, frequencies To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the at 2:00 AM on the final Sunday of March.
  • Page 2: Operaciones

    Para visualizar el día, el mes y Sony para que valide la garantía para este puede seleccionar entre “RADIO” (radio), detendrá después de unos 60 minutos.

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  • Maite Jul 13, 2018 04:46:
    Hi, I ‘d like to know how stop the alarm before it starts. Some times I wake up without alarm clock.
    I can’t find this option in the manual.
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    At least make the diagrams legible...​Sony I know that you are better than this...!
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