Sony ICF-C1IP manual


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FM/AM Clock Radio
Operating Instructions
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To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not
open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified
personnel only.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation
of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths,
curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the
The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from
the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC
outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the unit,
disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this manual
could void your authority to operate this equipment.
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.
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
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.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent
Replace the battery for the clock backup with a
Sony CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery for the
remote commander with a Sony CR2025 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may present a risk of
fire or explosion.
•Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge,
disassemble or dispose of in fire.
Do not expose the battery to excessive heat such as
direct sunlight, fire or the like.
Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away from
Important Safety Instructions
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized
or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two
blades with one wider than the other. A grounding
type plug has two blades and a third grounding
prong. The wide blade or the third prong are
provided for your safety. If the provided plug does
not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with
the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution
when moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord
or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or
objects have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture,
does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
For the state of california, USA only
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, See
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
Dual alarm FM/AM Clock radio with iPod dock.
•Various type of alarms- iPod, radio and buzzer.
•Automatic time set — When you plug the clock in
for the first time, the current time will be shown in
the display.
•Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer time
CLOCK button to display month, day and year.
•Brightness control (High/Middle/Low).
No Power No Problem alarm system to keep the
clock and the alarm operating during a power
interruption with a CR2032 battery installed.
Should any problem occur with the unit, make the
following simple checks to determine whether or not
servicing is required.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony
The clock displays “AM 12:00” due to a
power interruption.
•The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove the
old battery and install a new one.
When daylight saving time begins, the clock
does not employ the daylight saving time
Make sure the clock is set correctly.
•Press and hold CLOCK and TIME ZONE/ALARM
DISPLAY simultaneously for at least two seconds
to employ the DST function.
The alarm does not sound at the preset alarm
Has the desired alarm been activated? (i.e., Does the
ALARM A (or B) indicator light up?)
The radio or iPod alarm is activated but no
sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
Has VOLUME been adjusted?
There is no sound from the iPod.
Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
Adjust the VOLUME.
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
The iPod cannot be charged.
Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset
to EST/EDT (Eastern Standard Time/Daylight Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
No Power No problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
Connecting the
To connect the AM loop
The shape and the length of the antenna is designed to
receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up the
1 Remove only the loop part from the plastic
2 Set up the AM loop antenna.
3 Connect the cords to the AM antenna
The cords (A and B) can be connected to either
Only insert up
to here.
4 Make sure the AM loop antenna is
connected firmly by pulling softly.
Adjusting the AM loop antenna
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
Do not place the AM loop antenna near the unit or
other AV equipment, as noise may result.
If you use an external polarized AM antenna, be
sure to connect the ground cord to the
The supplied AM antenna cord has no polarity.
Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for best
AM broadcast sound.
Insert the cord while
pushing down the
terminal clamp.
Operate the unit on the power sources specified in
“Specifications” .
•To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it
out by the plug, not the cord.
•The unit is not disconnected from the AC power
source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall
outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off.
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, blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) that
might block the ventilation holes.
Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
•To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with
a mild detergent solution.
•Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good
Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
installing the battery.
Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Time display
12-hour System
Frequency range
Band Frequency
FM 87.5 – 108 MHz
AM 530 – 1 710 kHz
Approx. 5.1 cm (2 inches) dia., 12
Power output
3 W + 3 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
120 V AC, 60 Hz
For clock backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery
Approx. 300 × 130 × 139 mm (w/h/d)
/16 × 5
/8 × 5
/2 inches) incl. projecting parts
and controls
Approx. 1.86 kg (4 lb 1.61 oz) incl. CR2032
Supplied accessories
Remote commander (1)
Audio connecting cable (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.
Owner’s Record
The model number and the serial number are located
on the rear exterior.
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-C1iP
Serial No.

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Product specifications

Audio output channels   2.0
RMS rated power   6
Driver unit 51 mm
Product colour   Black
LED indicators Power
FM radio   yes
Other features
Compatible products   iPods
Dimensions (WxDxH)   300 x 130 x 139 mm
AC input voltage   120
AC input frequency 60
Battery type   CR2032
Number of batteries supported   1
Battery voltage   3
Weight & dimensions
Weight   1860
Packaging content
Handheld remote control   yes

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