Power Supply Preparations
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Using the AC adaptor (not supplied)
Using dry-cell batteries
AC power outlet
Two "R6" (LR6) alkaline batteries.
Do not forcibly open the battery lid too wide.
• Even if the unit is turned off, small power is consumed as long
This indicator appears when the batteries are almost out of power.
as the AC adaptor is connected to the AC power outlet.
Power will be cut off a short while later.
• When you want to purchase the AC adaptor, see page 5.
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.
You can listen to FM stations by tuning in manually, automati-
cally, or using preset memory.
For best reception, extend the headphone cord (antenna).
You can preset up to 20 stations (frequencies).
Select the station you want to preset.
Use Manual or Auto tuning mentioned earlier.
Select a station.
Select the preset number (01~20) you want.
Press ¢ or 4 repeatedly to select a station you want.
Hold down ¢ or 4 for a while and then release it. The fre-
quency automatically changes up or down to find the next station.
Select the preset number you want.
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Follow the steps in the numerical order.
Changing the FM reception mode
When a broadcast is in stereo, "ST." lights up and you can hear
stereo effects. However, if an FM stereo broadcast is hard to re-
ceive or noisy, you can select monaural (MONO) mode. Recep-
tion improves, but you lose the stereo effect.
To select the monaural mode
To turn off the
To cancel the monaural mode
Press MODE once again. "MONO" will go out.
The monaural mode is cancelled also by changing the frequency.
Turning off the unit
Keep depressed during play.
Track number in play
Elapsed playing time of
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
Press again to restart play.
Flashes for several seconds after pressing 3/8 to 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-
Auto power off
ward or back through the programmed sequence of
If the unit is left in stop mode for 30 seconds, the unit turns
itself off automatically to prevent the batteries from running
• During Random play, the skip button cannot be used
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
You can successively play the first 10 seconds of every track.
• Play stops automatically
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 disc.
• You can also select Random play in stop mode.
• During Program play, you can not select Random play.
You can repeat one track or all tracks.
Press MODE repeatedly until the repeat indicator goes out.
• You can also select Repeat play during Program play.
• You can also select Repeat play while stopped.
Anti-Shock Protection EX
You can program up to 24 tracks in any desired order including
This function achieves excellent performance against sound inter-
the same tracks.
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).
Normally, this function is in effect.
Track number to be programmed
As the audio data is gradually stored, the indicator changes as follows:
00: Not programmed yet.
Select the desired track.
e.g. Track number 3
The "ANTI SHOCK" indicator goes out.
To activate again
Press the ASP button.
Next program sequence number
• During this operation, the disc rotates at a higher rate than usual
The track is registered.
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-
Repeat steps 2 and 3.
• This function can be switched ON and OFF during playback.
When you program exceeding 24 tracks, the program se-
However, this may cause a slight interruption in the sound be-
quence number returns to "01" and will overwrite the previ-
cause the disc's rotational speed changes.
Preventing Accidental Operation (Hold
This function causes the unit to ignore, accidental button presses.
Hold mode prevents the following:
• Powering on the unit accidentally (which can cause the batter-
• To confirm the program
ies to go dead).
While stopped, press PROGRAM repeatedly. At this time, you
• Play being cut off unexpectedly.
can add and change the program, if required.
To use the Hold mode
• To delete the entire program
Turn off the unit.
Hyper-Bass Sound effect
You can enjoy powerful bass sound.
• 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 playing
• When the unit is in Hold mode, "HOLD" lights as follows.
Power on : "HOLD" stays lit.
Power off : "HOLD" lights up for a few seconds when 6 or
FM is pressed.
• Before turning on the unit, be sure that HOLD is OFF.
Otherwise, you cannot turn on the unit.