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Setting Clock; Playing The Radio; Setting Alarm, Timer And Brightness - Sony ICF-C1 Operating Instructions

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The frequency of the current radio
station is displayed as a rough guide.
Display
AC power cord
There is a tactile dot beside VOLUME + to show the direction to go to turn up the
volume.
About Automatic DST/
Getting Started
summer time adjustment
This unit automatically adjusts for daylight
Connecting to an AC
saving time (summer time). "DST" automatically
appears on the display at the beginning of
power source
daylight saving time (summer time), and
disappears at the end of daylight saving time
Connect the AC power cord to a wall outlet.
(summer time).
 Daylight saving time (summer time) begins
at 2:00 AM on the second Sunday of March.
 Standard time begins at 2:00 AM on the first
Sunday of November.
To wall outlet
Notes
 The implementation of DST/summer time
The current EST (Eastern Standard Time)
and its beginning/ending date and time are
appears on the display.
subject to circumstances and laws in each
(This unit is preset to the current date and time
country/region. Should this interfere with the
at the factory, and is powered by the back-up
desired adjustment, cancel the Automatic
battery.)
DST/summer time adjustment and set the
clock manually as necessary. Customers
Setting the clock for
living in a country/region that does not use
daylight saving time (summer time) should
the first time
cancel the Automatic DST/summer time
adjustment before using the unit.
 When Hawaii Standard Time is set, the
All you need to do to set the clock for the first
default Automatic DST/summer time
time is select your time zone.
adjustment setting is off.
If you live in the Eastern Standard Time zone,
you do not need to adjust the area setting.
To cancel Automatic DST/
1
Press TIME ZONE.
summer time adjustment
Area number "2" appears on the display.
The Automatic DST/summer time
2
Press TIME ZONE repeatedly to select
adjustment can be canceled.
a number as follows:
Press and hold DST for more than 3
seconds while the clock is displayed.
Area number Time zone
A beep sounds, and "Aut  OFF" appears
0
Newfoundland Standard
on the display to show that the Automatic
Time
DST/summer time adjustment has been
1
Atlantic Standard Time
canceled. The clock display returns.
2
Eastern Standard Time
To reactivate Automatic DST/
(default)
summer time adjustment
3
Central Standard Time
Press and hold DST for more than 3
4
Mountain Standard Time
seconds. A beep sounds, and "Aut  On"
5
Pacific Standard Time
appears on the display to show that
6
Alaska Standard Time
Automatic DST/summer time adjustment
7
Hawaii Standard Time
has been activated. The clock display
returns.
The clock display switches to the current
time of selected time zone in about 4
seconds.
Note
 During shipment and your first use, a clock
error may occur. In this case, refer to "Setting
the clock manually" to set the correct time.
Operations
While setting the alarm time, " " flashes on
the display.
Setting the clock
When the alarm time setting operation is
manually
complete, the clock display returns after a
few seconds and " " changes from flashing
To change the clock setting manually, operate
to fully lit.
the unit as follows.
At the set time, the radio will turn on, or the
buzzer will sound gradually increasing in
1
Press and hold ENTER/SET TIME for
volume. (" " flashes on the display.)
more than 2 seconds.
To stop the alarm
You will hear a beep and the last two digits
of the year will start to flash on the display.
Press ALARM RESET/OFF to turn off the
2
Press + or – repeatedly to select the
alarm.
year, and then press ENTER/SET TIME.
The alarm will sound again at the same time
the next day.
To doze for a few more minutes
3
Repeat step 2 to set the month, day
Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS.
and time.
The sound turns off, but will automatically
After setting the time, two short beeps will
come on again after about 10 minutes.
sound and the seconds will start
Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS,
incrementing from zero.
the snooze time changes as follows:
Note
 If you do not press any button for about 1
The display shows the snooze time for about
minute while setting the clock, clock setting
4 seconds and returns to show the current
mode will be canceled.
time. (" " flashes on the display.)
When daylight saving time
To deactivate the alarm
(summer time) begins/ends
while Automatic DST/summer
Set ALARM MODE to OFF.
time adjustment is set to off
" " disappears from the display.
Change the clock setting manually if you have
Notes
canceled the Automatic DST/summer time
 The alarm time setting cannot be changed if
adjustment.
ALARM MODE is set to OFF. If SET ALARM
TIME + or – is pressed, "OFF" appears on the
display for about 0.5 seconds.

Playing the radio

 ENTER/SET TIME, DST, and TIME ZONE are
unavailable while the alarm is sounding or
the snooze function is turned on.
1
Press RADIO to turn on the radio.
 If no operation is performed while the alarm
2
Set BAND to the desired band (AM or
is sounding, the alarm will stop after about
FM).
60 minutes.
 The alarm function works as usual on the
first and last day of daylight saving time
(summer time). When Automatic DST/
summer time adjustment is set, if the alarm
is set for a time that is skipped when daylight
3
saving time (summer time) begins, the alarm
Tune to the desired station using
is skipped, or if the alarm is set for a time
TUNING.
that overlaps the end of daylight saving time
4
Adjust the volume using VOLUME +/–.
(summer time), the alarm sounds twice.
To turn off the radio, press ALARM RESET/
Notes on the alarm in the event of a
OFF.
power interruption
If the set alarm time comes in the event of a
Setting the alarm
power interruption or a power interruption
occurs while the alarm is sounding, the display
will turn off and the alarm will not sound, and
The alarm sound can be selected from RADIO
the alarm status will be as follows:
(radio) or BUZZ (buzzer).
 If power returns within 60 minutes from the
Before setting the alarm
alarm set time, the alarm will sound.
 Make sure to set the clock. (See "Setting the
 If the power interruption occurred while the
clock manually.")
snooze function was operating, the snooze
 To set the radio alarm, first tune to a station
function will continue.
 If the snooze time had passed when the
and adjust the volume. (See "Playing the
power interruption occurred, the alarm will
radio.")
sound after power returns.
To set the alarm
In this status, if "" does not light up, ALARM
RESET/OFF, SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS and alarm
1
Set ALARM MODE to the desired
mode functions are available. The snooze time
alarm sound (RADIO or BUZZ).
will be fixed to only 10 minutes if SNOOZE/
BRIGHTNESS has been pressed.
The alarm time appears for a few seconds,
and then " " appears on the display. (It
does not appear when the switch is set to
OFF.)
2
Press SET ALARM TIME + or –
repeatedly to set the desired time
while the alarm time appears on the
display.
Setting the sleep
Setting the brightness
timer
of the display
You can fall asleep to the radio using the sleep
Three levels of brightness are available.
timer, which turns off the radio automatically
Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS.
after a preset duration.
Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS,
Press SLEEP.
the brightness of the display changes as
The radio turns on. Each time you press SLEEP,
follows:
the duration (in minutes) changes as follows:
Note
The radio will play for the duration you set,
 When the alarm is sounding or the snooze
then shut off.
function is active, the brightness of the
To deactivate the sleep timer, press SLEEP
display cannot be changed.
repeatedly to set the sleep timer to "OFF."
To turn off the radio before the
preset time
Press ALARM RESET/OFF.
To use both the sleep timer and
alarm
You can fall asleep to the radio and also be
awakened by the radio or buzzer alarm at the
preset time.
Set the alarm, then set the sleep timer.
Note
 When the alarm is set to sound during the
sleep timer duration, the sleep timer will be
deactivated automatically when the alarm
sounds.
This warranty is valid only in the United States.
This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as a back-up power source for the clock,
which is preset to EST (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. This battery is considered part of the
product.

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