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The model number and the serial number are located on the top. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ICF-CD513 Serial No.
• Operate the unit on the power source specified in the "Specifications." • To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it out by the plug, not the cord. • Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration, or shock. • Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface (a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) which might block the ventilation holes. • Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by a qualified personnel before operating it any further. • To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with a mild detergent solution. If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
For your protection, please read these safety instructions completely before operating the appliance, and keep this manual for future reference. Carefully observe all warnings, precautions and instructions on the appliance and described in the operating instructions supplied with the appliance by Sony.
Water and Moisture
Do not install the appliance near water: for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool.
FM/AM CD Kitchen Clock Radio
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
Do not install the appliance near sources of heat such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other appliances that produce heat.
Slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom are provided for necessary ventilation. To ensure reliable and safe operation of the appliance, and to protect it from overheating, these slots and openings must never be blocked or covered. Do not place the appliance on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface which may block the slots and openings. Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet, unless proper ventilation is provided.
Should any problem occur with the unit, make the following checks to determine whether or not servicing is required. If the problem persists, consult the nearest Sony dealer. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. ∗ The graphical symbols are on the top of the enclosure. The clock does not show the correct time. • Has an electrical power outage lasting more than one minute occurred? The CD player does not operate. • Did you close the CD lid? • Did you place the disc correctly? The disc should be placed with the labeled side up. • Dusty or defective disc-Clean the disc with an optional cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the center out. • Take out the CD and leave the CD compartment open for about an hour to get rid of moisture condensation. Sporadic loss of sound in CD operation. • Dusty or defective disc-Clean or replace the disc. • Volume too high-Reduce the volume. • Strong vibration.
Carts and Stands
Do not install the appliance on an unstable table, shelf, cart or stand. Use only a cart or stand recommended by Sony. An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.
Wall or Ceiling Mounting
If your appliance can be mounted to a wall or ceiling, mount it only as recommended by Sony.
Connect the appliance to a power supply only of the type described in the operating instructions or as marked on the appliance.
Grounding or Polarization
Do not defeat the grounding or polarization feature of the AC power cord. If your AC receptacle will not accept the power cord plug, contact your electrician to install a proper AC receptacle.
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: -Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. -Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. -Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. -Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help. You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. CAUTION The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard.
Check to make sure that the AC receptacle holds the power cord plug firmly and securely. If the power cord plug is loose, contact your electrician to replace the defective and unsafe AC receptacle.
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System: Compact disc digital audio system Laser diode properties: Material: GaAlAs Wavelength: 780 nm Emission duration: Continuous Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW (This output is the value measured at a distance of about 200 mm from the objective lens surface on the optical pick-up block with 7mm aperture.) +1 Frequency response: 20-20 000 Hz -1.5 dB Wow and flutter: Below measurable limit
Route the power cord so that it is not likely to be walked on or pinched by having objects placed on it, paying particular attention to the plugs, receptacles, and the point where the cord exits from the appliance.
When not in use
Unplug the power cord of the appliance from the outlet when left unused for a long period of time. To disconnect the cord, pull it out by grasping the plug. Never pull the plug out by the cord.
Be careful that foreign objects and liquids do not enter the enclosure through openings.
Clean the appliance only as recommended by Sony.
Frequency range: FM: 87.5-108 MHz AM: 530-1 710 kHz Channel step: FM: 0.1 MHz (fixed) AM: 10 kHz (fixed)
Outdoor Antenna Grounding
If an outdoor antenna or cable system is installed, follow the precautions below. An outdoor antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can come in contact with such power lines or circuits. WHEN INSTALLING AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO KEEP FROM CONTACTING SUCH POWER LINES OR CIRCUITS AS CONTACT WITH THEM IS ALMOST INVARIABLY FATAL. Be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.
Time display: 12-hour system Speaker: 66 mm (2 5⁄8 inches) dia, 4 Ω Power outputs: 1.2W + 1.2W (at 10% harmonic distortion) Power requirements: 120 V AC, 60 Hz Dimensions: Approx. 365 × 106 × 281 mm(w/h/d) (Approx. 14 3⁄8 × 4 1⁄4 × 11 1⁄8 inches) incl. projecting parts and controls Mass: Approx. 2.9 kg (6 lb 6 oz) Supplied accessories: Mounting screws (4), Template (1), Spacers (4), Cord clamp (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Before You Begin
Thank you for choosing the Sony CD kitchen clock radio! It will give you many hours of reliable service and listening pleasure. Before operating the unit, please read these instructions thoroughly and retain them for future reference.
Antenna Grounding According to the National Electrical Code
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• Built-in CD player with Shuffle/Repeat function. • PLL (Phase Locked Loop) Synthesized Tuner with 15 memory presets for easy one button tuning. • Powerful bass with MEGABASS sound system. • Single alarm function - which can be used as timer. • Summer time (daylight saving time) calculation. Notes on AM channel step The AM channel step differs depending on the areas. The channel step of this unit is factory-set to 10 kHz. Area North and South American countries Other countries Channel step 10 kHz 9 kHz
Antenna Lead-in Wire
Antenna Discharge Unit (NEC* Section 810-20) Grounding Conductors (NEC* Section 810-21) Ground Clamps Power Service Grounding Electrode System (NEC* Art 250 Part H)
Electric Service Equipment
-NEC National Electrical Code-
Unplug the appliance from the wall outlet and consult qualified service personnel when: -the power cord or the plug has been damaged. -a solid object or liquid has fallen into the cabinet. -the appliance has been exposed to rain or moisture. -the appliance does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance. -the appliance has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged. Do not attempt to service the appliance beyond that described in the operating instructions. For all other servicing refer to qualified service personnel only.