Sony ICF-DS15IP

Sony ICF-DS15IP manual

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  • 4-286-722-34(1)
    Personal Audio Docking System
    Reference Guide
    Naslaggids (achterzijde)
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    English
    WARNING
    To reduce the risk of fire or electric
    shock, do not expose this apparatus to
    rain or moisture.
    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 apparatus.
    To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
    expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
    and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
    as vases, on the apparatus.
    Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
    such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
    Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
    batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
    sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
    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 immediately.
    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.
    The nameplate and important information
    concerning safety are located on the bottom
    exterior.
    CAUTION
    Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
    replaced. Replace only with the same type.
    Notice for customers: the following
    information is only applicable to equipment
    sold in countries applying EU directives
    The manufacturer of this product is Sony
    Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo,
    108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative
    for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland
    GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart,
    Germany. For any service or guarantee matters,
    please refer to the addresses given in separate
    service or guarantee documents.
    Precautions
    
    To disconnect AC power, grasp the plug itself,
    not the cord.
    
    Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
    keep credit cards using magnetic coding or
    spring-wound watches, CRT-based TVs, or
    projectors, etc., away from the unit to prevent
    possible damage from the magnet.
    
    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
    qualified personnel before operating it any
    further.
    
    During a thunderstorm, do not touch the
    antenna (aerial) and plug.
    
    Do not touch the unit with wet hands.
    
    Do not place the unit anywhere near water.
    NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
    
    Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
    good contact.
    
    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.
    Note
    
    In the Reference Guide, “iPod” is used as a
    general reference to functions on an iPod or
    iPhone, unless otherwise specified by the text
    or illustrations.
    Disposal of Old Electrical &
    Electronic Equipment
    (Applicable in the European
    Union and other European
    countries with separate
    collection systems)
    This symbol on the product or on its packaging
    indicates that this product shall not be treated as
    household waste. Instead it shall be handed over
    to the applicable collection point for the recycling
    of electrical and electronic equipment. By
    ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you
    will help prevent potential negative consequences
    for the environment and human health, which
    could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste
    handling of this product. The recycling of
    materials will help to conserve natural resources.
    For more detailed information about recycling of
    this product, please contact your local Civic
    Office, your household waste disposal service or
    the shop where you purchased the product.
    Applicable accessory: Remote Commander.
    Disposal of waste batteries
    (applicable in the European
    Union and other European
    countries with separate
    collection systems)
    This symbol on the battery or on the packaging
    indicates that the battery provided with this
    product 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 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 of the battery.
    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 will be treated properly,
    hand over the product 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.
    If you have any questions or problems concerning
    your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
    Operations
    Power source
    This unit contains a CR2032 battery as a backup
    power source to keep the clock and the alarm
    operating during a power interruption (No Power
    No Problem system).
    Note for customers in Europe
    The clock is preset at the factory, and its memory
    is powered by the preinstalled Sony CR2032
    battery. If the “0:00” appears in the display when
    the unit is connected to AC outlet for the first
    time, the battery may be weak. In this case,
    consult a Sony dealer. The preinstalled CR2032
    battery is considered part of the product, and is
    covered by the warranty.
    You are required to show “Note for customers in
    Europe” (in this instruction) to a Sony dealer in
    order to validate the warranty for this product.
    When to replace the battery
    When the battery becomes weak, “” appears in
    the display.
    If a power interruption occurs while the battery is
    weak, the current time and alarm will be erased.
    Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
    battery. Use of another battery may cause a fire or
    explosion.
    To replace the battery
    1 Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
    outlet, remove the screw of the battery
    compartment at the bottom of the unit,
    and open the lid (see Fig. ).
    2 Remove the old battery and insert a new
    one in the battery compartment with the
    side facing up (see Fig. ).
    3 Replace the battery compartment lid and
    tighten the screw.
    4 Press , RADIO BAND, AUDIO IN or
    SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit to
    turn “” off in the display.
    Note
    When you replace the battery, do not
    disconnect the plug from the AC outlet.
    Otherwise, the current date, current time,
    alarm and station presets will be erased.
    Reset button
    CR2032
    To reset the unit
    Press the reset button with a pointed object if the
    unit fails to function properly. The current time,
    alarm and station presets, etc., will revert to their
    factory presets (see Fig. ).
    To charge your iPod
    You can use the unit as a battery charger.
    Charging begins when the iPod is connected to
    the unit.
    The charging status appears in the display on
    iPod. For details, see the user’s guide of your iPod.
    Setting the clock
    To set the clock for the first
    time
    This unit is preset to the current date and time at
    the factory, and is powered by a backup battery.
    All you need to do the first time is just plug it in
    and select your time zone.
    1 Plug in the unit.
    The current CET (Central European Time)
    appears in the display.
    2 Press and hold MODE for at least
    2 seconds.
    Area number “1” flashes in the display.
    3 Press TIME SET + or repeatedly to
    select the number as follows:
    Area number Time zone
    1
    (default setting)
    Central European Time/
    Central European
    Summer Time
    2
    Eastern European Time/
    Eastern European
    Summer Time
    0 Western European
    Time/ Western
    European Summer Time
    4 Press DSPL/ENT to set.
    Notes
    
    To cancel the time zone setting, press MODE
    instead of DSPL/ENT in step 4.
    
    Though the clock is correctly set at the factory,
    discrepancies may arise during transport or
    storage. If necessary, set the clock to the correct
    time by referring to “To set the clock manually.
    When daylight saving time (summer
    time) begins
    This model automatically adjusts for daylight
    saving time (summer time).
    ” is displayed from the beginning of daylight
    saving time (summer time) and disappears at the
    end of the daylight saving time (summer time)
    automatically.
    Auto DST/summer time adjustment is based on
    GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).
    Area number 0:
    
    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.
    Area number 1:
    
    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:
    
    Daylight saving time (summer time) begins at:
    3:00 AM on the final Sunday of March.
    
    Standard time begins at: 4:00 AM on the final
    Sunday of October.
    To cancel Auto DST/summer time adjustment
    during the daylight saving time (summer
    time) period
    The Auto DST/summer time adjustment can be
    canceled.
    Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
    BRIGHTNESS on the unit at the same time for at
    least 2 seconds while the clock is displayed.
    ” and “OFF” appear in the display to show that
    Auto DST/summer time adjustment has been
    canceled. The display returns to the clock.
    Notes
    Changes to Auto DST/summer time adjustment
    by the unit (see above) are subject to
    circumstances and laws in each country/region.
    Should this interfere with desired adjustment,
    cancel the Auto DST/summer time adjustment
    and set the DST display manually as necessary.
    Customers living in a country/region that does
    not use daylight saving time (summer time)
    must cancel Auto DST/summer time
    adjustment before using the unit.
    To activate Auto DST/summer time adjustment
    again, press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
    BRIGHTNESS on the unit at the same time for
    at least 2 seconds.
    ” and “On” appear in the display to show that
    Auto DST/summer time adjustment has been
    activated. The display returns to the clock.
    To set the clock manually
    To change the clock setting manually, operate the
    unit as follows.
    1 Plug in the unit.
    2 Press and hold CLOCK until the year
    flashes in the display.
    3 Press TIME SET + or repeatedly to set
    the year, and then press CLOCK.
    4 Repeat step 3 to set the month, day, hour
    and minute.
    The seconds start incrementing from zero.
    Notes
    If you do not press any button for about
    1 minute while setting the clock, the clock
    setting will be canceled.
    A 100-year calendar (2011 - 2110) is installed in
    the unit. When the date is set, the day of the
    week is automatically displayed.
    MON = Monday, TUE = Tuesday,
    WED = Wednesday, THU = Thursday,
    FRI = Friday, SAT = Saturday, SUN = Sunday
    To display the year and date
    During clock display, press CLOCK on the unit
    once for the date, and press it again for the year.
    After a few seconds, the display will change back
    to the current time automatically.
    Remote commander
    Before using the supplied remote for the first
    time, remove the insulation film.
    Aim the remote at the (Remote sensor) of the
    unit.
    The VOL + and buttons have a tactile dot.
    OFF
    
    Terminate the current function and stop
    playback.
    
    Stop a currently sounding alarm/snooze timer.
    (Play/Pause)
    
    Start playing the iPod. Press again to pause/
    resume playback.
    (Forward)
    
    Go to the next track.
    
    Press and hold while listening to the sound to
    locate a desired point.
    (Backward)
    
    Go back to the previous track. During
    playback, this operation returns to the
    beginning of the current track. To go back to
    the previous track, press twice.
    
    Press and hold while listening to the sound to
    locate a desired point.
    MENU
    
    Go back to the previous menu.
    (Up)/ (Down)
    
    Select a menu item or track for playback.
    ENTER
    
    Execute the selected menu item or begin
    playback.
    SOUND
    
    Select the desired sound effect(s). (For details,
    see “To enjoy the bass or expansion sound
    effect.”)
    VOL +/− (Volume plus/minus)
    
    Adjust the volume.
    RADIO BAND
    
    Activate the radio and select a band.
    PRESET +/−
    
    Select the preset number or preset station. (For
    details, see “Operating the radio.”)
    TUNE +/−
    
    Tune into a station when the radio is on.
    
    Press and hold to scan AM or FM stations.
    AUDIO IN
    
    Activate the AUDIO IN function when an
    optional component is connected. (For details,
    see “Connecting optional components.”)
    SLEEP
    
    Set the sleep timer. (For details, see “Setting the
    sleep timer.”)
    Note
    
    Some operations may differ or may not be
    available on certain models of iPod.
    When to replace the battery
    With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should
    last for about 6 months. When the remote no
    longer operates the unit, replace the battery with a
    new one.
    the side facing up
    Note
    
    If you are not going to use the remote for a long
    time, remove the battery to avoid any damage
    that may be caused by leakage and corrosion.
    Operating an iPod
    Compatible iPod/iPhone
    models
    The compatible iPod/iPhone models are as
    follows.
    Update software of your iPod/iPhone to the latest
    version before using it with this unit.
    iPod touch (4th generation)
    iPod touch (3rd generation)
    iPod touch (2nd generation)
    iPod nano (6th generation)*
    iPod nano (5th generation)
    iPod nano (4th generation)
    iPod nano (3rd generation)
    iPod classic
    iPhone 4S
    iPhone 4
    iPhone 3GS
    iPhone 3G
    * The iPod nano (6th generation) cannot be
    controlled by the remote when the command of
    MENU,” “,” “,” and “ENTER” is pressed.
    On copyrights
    iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod
    touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in
    the U.S. and other countries.
    “Made for iPod,” and “Made for iPhone” mean
    that an electronic accessory has been designed to
    connect specifically to iPod or iPhone,
    respectively, and has been certified by the
    developer to meet Apple performance standards.
    Apple is not responsible for the operation of this
    device or its compliance with safety and
    regulatory standards. Please note that the use of
    this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect
    wireless performance.
    Note
    
    This unit is not specified for use with an iPad,
    and malfunction may result if used with one.
    To play
    1 Set an iPod on the dock connector.
    The dock connector can be tilted slightly.
    2 Press .
    The iPod begins playback.
    You can operate the connected iPod via this
    unit or the iPod itself.
    3 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or
    (VOL + or on the remote).
    To place and remove the iPod
    When placing or removing the iPod, hold it at the
    same angle as the dock connector on the unit. Do
    not pull the iPod forward too far.
    Notes
    
    If a pop-up message appears on the display of
    the iPod touch or iPhone, see “About App.
    
    An iPod in a case or cover can be set in this
    unit. However, if the case or cover interferes
    with the connection, remove the case or cover
    before setting the iPod on the dock connector.
    
    Do not twist or bend the iPod as this may result
    in connector damage.
    
    Remove the iPod when transporting it,
    otherwise a malfunction may result.
    
    When placing or removing the iPod, hold the
    unit securely.
    
    If the battery of your iPod is extremely low,
    charge it for a while before operation.
    
    If your iPod cannot reach the supporter located
    in front of the unit, attach the supplied cushion
    below the supporter.
    
    If the iPod is already playing when set onto the
    unit, the sound from the iPod will be output
    from the unit speakers, even if the unit was
    playing sound from another function.
    
    Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event
    that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged
    when using an iPod connected to this unit.
    
    For details of environmental conditions for
    operating your iPod, check the website of Apple
    Inc.
    Operating the radio
    To connect the AM loop
    aerial
    The shape and length of the aerial is designed to
    receive AM signals. Do not dismantle or roll up
    the aerial.
    1 Remove only the loop part from the
    plastic stand.
    2 Set up the AM loop aerial.
    (Refer to the Startup Guide bundled with this
    Reference Guide.)
    3 Insert the AM aerial terminal in the AM
    ANTENNA jack on the rear of the unit.
    To adjust the AM loop aerial
    Find a place and an orientation that provide good
    reception.
    Tip
    
    Adjust the direction of the AM loop aerial for
    the best AM broadcast sound.
    To remove the AM loop aerial
    Push and hold down the tab of the aerial terminal
    clamp, and pull out the AM loop aerial.
    –Manual tuning
    1
    Press RADIO BAND to turn on the radio.
    2 Press RADIO BAND repeatedly to select
    the desired band.
    Each time you press the button, the radio
    band toggles between AM and FM as follows:
    3 Press TUNE + or repeatedly to tune to
    the desired station.
    4 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or
    (VOL + or on the remote).
    To turn off the radio, press OFF/ALARM
    RESET (OFF on the remote).
    Note
    
    The FM frequency display is accurate to within
    0.1 MHz. For example, frequency 88.00 MHz
    and 88.05 MHz will be displayed as “88.0 MHz.
    –Scan tuning
    The unit automatically scans for AM or FM
    stations.
    1 Follow steps 1 to 2 in “Manual tuning
    and select the AM or FM band.
    2 Press and hold TUNE + or .
    + : scans upward through the frequency bands.
    :
    scans downwards through the frequency
    bands.
    Scanning starts from the currently-tuned
    frequency. When a station is received,
    scanning stops.
    3 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or
    (VOL + or on the remote).
    –Preset tuning
    You can preset up to 20 FM stations and 10 AM
    stations.
    To preset a station
    1 Follow steps 1 to 4 in “Manual tuning
    and manually tune into the station you
    wish to preset.
    2 Press and hold MODE on the unit for at
    least 2 seconds.
    3 Press PRESET + or to select the preset
    number, then press DSPL/ENT on the
    unit.
    Example: The following displays appear
    when you preset FM 89.8 MHz to
    preset number 1 for FM.
    The display shows the frequency for about
    10 seconds, and then returns to the current
    time.
    Notes
    
    To preset another station, repeat these steps.
    
    To cancel the preset number setting, press
    MODE instead of DSPL/ENT in step 3.
    
    If you store another station with the same
    preset number, the previously stored station
    will be replaced.
    To tune in to a preset station
    1 Follow steps 1 to 2 in “Manual tuning
    and select the AM or FM band.
    2 Press PRESET + or to select the desired
    preset number.
    3 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or
    (VOL + oron the remote).
    –Auto preset tuning
    1 Follow steps 1 to 2 in “Manual tuning
    and select the AM or FM band.
    2 Press and hold RADIO BAND until “AP”
    flashes in the display.
    3 Press DSPL/ENT on the unit.
    The unit automatically presets the available
    channels in order.
    Tip
    
    To stop auto preset tuning, press RADIO BAND.
    To display the preset number and
    frequency of the current station
    Press DSPL/ENT on the unit once for the preset
    number, and press it again for the frequency.
    If you press DSPL/ENT on the unit once only, the
    display shows the preset number for about
    2 seconds, then changes to the frequency.
    After a few moments, the display returns to the
    current time.
    To improve reception
    FM: Extend the FM wire aerial fully to increase
    reception sensitivity.
    AM: Connect the supplied AM loop aerial to the
    unit. Rotate the aerial horizontally for
    optimum reception.
    Notes on radio reception
    
    Do not place the AM loop aerial near the power
    supply unit, the unit or other AV equipment
    during use, as noise may result.
    
    Keep digital music players or mobile phones
    away from the AM loop aerial or the FM aerial,
    as this may lead to reception interference.
    
    When you are listening to the radio with an
    iPhone connected to the unit, interference with
    radio reception may occur.
    
    When you are listening to the radio while
    charging an iPod, interference with radio
    reception may occur.
    Tip
    
    If the FM broadcast is noisy, press MODE on
    the unit until “MONO” appears in the display,
    the radio will play in monaural and the sound
    will become clearer.
    Setting the alarm
    This unit is equipped with 3 alarm modes—iPod,
    radio and buzzer. The clock needs to be set before
    the alarm can be set (see “To set the clock for the
    first time”).
    To set the alarm
    1 Press and hold ALARM SET A or B.
    “WAKE UP” appears and the hour flashes in
    the display.
    2 Press TIME SET + or repeatedly until
    the desired hour appears.
    To cycle the hour rapidly, press and hold TIME
    SET + or .
    3 Press ALARM SET A or B.
    The minute flashes.
    4 Repeat step 2 to set the minute.
    5 Press ALARM SET A or B.
    The days of the week flash.
    6 Repeat step 2 to set the days of the week.
    You can select the days from the following
    three options by pressing TIME SET + or :
    Every day: MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
    SUN
    Week day: MON TUE WED THU FRI
    Week end: SAT SUN
    7 Press ALARM SET A or B.
    The alarm mode setting is entered.
    8 Press TIME SET + or repeatedly until
    the desired alarm mode flashes.
    You can choose one of 4 settings: “iPod,” “FM,
    AM” or “BUZZER.” Set the alarm mode as
    follows:
    – iPod: see “ To set the alarm as iPod.
    FM or AM: see “
    To set the radio alarm.
    – BUZZER: see “ To set the buzzer alarm.
    To set the alarm as iPod
    1
    Perform steps 1 to 8 in “To set the alarm.
    2 Press ALARM SET A or B to select
    alarm mode for “iPod.
    The volume level flashes in the display.
    3 Press TIME SET + or to adjust the
    volume.
    4 Press ALARM SET A or B.
    The setting is entered.
    5 If “A” or “B” does not appear in the
    display, press ALARM SET A or B
    again.
    The iPod will sound at the set time.
    When using an iPod touch/iPhone
    
    To wake up to music stored in an iPod touch/
    iPhone, connect the iPod touch/iPhone to the
    unit first, follow the steps above to set alarm
    time, and then select the music function.
    
    Even if the alarm setting for iPod is complete, if
    you turn the iPod touch/iPhone power off after
    inserting the iPod touch/iPhone into the unit,
    the alarm will be the buzzer.
    To set the radio alarm
    1
    Perform steps 1 to 8 in “To set the alarm.
    2 Press ALARM SET A or B to select
    radio band (“FM” or “AM”).
    Preset number flashes in the display.
    3 Press TIME SET + or to select the
    desired preset number corresponding the
    bands or “– –.
    “– –” is the last station received.
    4 Press ALARM SET A or B.
    The volume level flashes in the display.
    5 Press TIME SET + or to adjust the
    volume.
    6 Press ALARM SET A or B.
    The setting is entered.
    7 If “A” or “B” does not appear in the
    display, press ALARM SET A or B
    again.
    The radio will turn on at the set time.
    To set the buzzer alarm
    1
    Perform steps 1 to 8 in “To set the alarm.
    2 Press ALARM SET A or B to select
    “BUZZER” alarm mode.
    The setting is entered.
    3 If “A” or “B” does not appear in the
    display, press ALARM SET A or B
    again.
    The buzzer will sound at the set time.
    Note
    
    The volume of the buzzer is not adjustable.
    To confirm an alarm time
    setting
    Press TIME SET + or . The setting will be
    displayed for about 4 seconds.
    To change an alarm setting
    Press and hold TIME SET + for at least 2 seconds
    to move the alarm time forwards. Press and hold
    TIME SET – for at least 2 seconds to move the
    alarm time back.
    When you release the button, the changed time
    will flash for about 2 seconds. To change the
    alarm time again, press TIME SET + or within
    these 2 seconds, otherwise the setting change will
    be fixed as displayed.
    To doze for a few more
    minutes
    Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit.
    The sound turns off but will automatically come
    on again after about 10 minutes.
    You can change the snooze time by pressing
    SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit repeatedly
    within 4 seconds.
    The maximum length of the snooze time is
    60 minutes.
    To stop the snooze timer, press OFF/ALARM
    RESET (OFF on the remote).
    To stop the alarm
    Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote)
    to turn off the alarm.
    The alarm will sound again at the same time the
    next day.
    To deactivate the alarm
    Press ALARM ON/OFF A or B to turn off the
    alarm A or B indicator from the display.
    To activate the alarm
    Press ALARM ON/OFF A or B to turn on the
    alarm A or B indicator in the display.
    Notes
    
    When alarm is set as iPod, only the buzzer
    alarm will sound if there is no iPod on the dock
    connector, music is not stored in the iPod, or
    the iPod touch/iPhone is turned off.
    
    The alarm function works as usual on the first
    and last day of daylight saving time (summer
    time). As a result, if the Auto DST/summer
    time adjustment is set and the alarm is set at a
    time skipped when the daylight saving time
    begins, the alarm will sound; if the alarm is set
    to a time that overlaps when daylight saving
    time ends, the alarm will sound twice.
    
    If the same alarm time is set for both alarm A
    and B, alarm A takes priority.
    
    If no operation is performed while the alarm is
    occurring, the alarm will stop after about
    60 minutes.
    Note on the alarm in the event of a power
    interruption
    In the event of a power interruption, the buzzer
    alarm will last about 5 minutes if the battery is not
    weak. However, certain functions will be affected
    as follows:
    
    The backlight will not light up.
    
    If the alarm mode is set to iPod or radio, it will
    change to buzzer automatically.
    
    If OFF/ALARM RESET is not pressed, the alarm
    will sound for about 5 minutes.
    
    If “” appears in the display, the alarm will not
    sound in the event of a power interruption.
    Replace the battery if “” appears.
    
    The snooze function cannot be set during a
    power interruption.
    
    During a power interruption, each alarm will
    sound at the set time only once.
    Setting the sleep timer
    You can fall asleep to music, etc., using the sleep
    timer. The unit stops playback or radio
    automatically after a preset duration.
    1 Press SLEEP while the unit is turned on.
    “SLEEP” appears and the sleep time flashes in
    the display.
    2 Press SLEEP to set the sleep timer
    duration.
    Each time you press SLEEP, the duration (in
    minutes) changes as follows:
    The display returns to current time for about
    4 seconds after you have finished the duration
    setting and released SLEEP, and then the sleep
    timer starts.
    The unit plays for the duration you set, and
    then stops.
    To turn off the unit before
    the preset time
    Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote).
    To change the sleep timer
    setting
    You can press SLEEP repeatedly to select the
    desired sleep timer setting, even after the sleep
    timer has been activated.
    To deactivate the sleep timer
    Press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer to
    OFF” in step 2.
    Connecting optional
    components
    To listen to sound
    1 Firmly connect the line output jack of a
    portable digital music player (or other
    component) to the AUDIO IN jack on the
    back of the unit, using a suitable audio
    connecting cable (not supplied).
    2 Press AUDIO IN to display “AUDIO IN.
    3 Turn the connected component on.
    4 Play the connected component.
    The sound from the connected component is
    output from the speakers of this unit.
    5
    Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or
    (VOL + or on the remote).
    To return to the radio
    Press RADIO BAND.
    The preset number followed by the frequency of
    the last station appears in the display.
    To return to the iPod
    Press .
    To stop listening
    Press OFF/ALARM RESET (OFF on the remote),
    and stop playback on the connected component.
    Notes
    
    The necessary type of audio connecting cable
    depends on the optional component. Make sure
    to use the correct type of cable.
    
    If the volume level is low, adjust the volume of
    the unit first. If the volume is still too low,
    adjust the volume of the connected component.
    
    Disconnect the audio connecting cable from
    the unit when it is not in use.
    
    When you listen to the radio with optional
    component connected, turn off the connected
    component to prevent noise. If noise occurs,
    even when the component is turned off,
    disconnect and place the optional component
    away from the unit.
    Other useful functions
    To enjoy the bass or
    expansion sound effect
    Three levels of sound effect are available by
    pressing SOUND.
    Each time you press the button, the sound effect
    changes as follows:
    “MEGA BASS”: Provides high quality bass sound.
    “MEGA Xpand”: Expands the sound field width.
    “MEGA BASS” and “MEGA Xpand”: Enables
    both the above effects.
    To return to standard sound, press the button
    until the display(s) disappear.
    To set the brightness of the
    display
    Four levels of brightness are available by pressing
    SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS on the unit.
    Even if brightness level is set to OFF, it will
    change to Low while the alarm is occurring.
    About App
    A dedicated dock App for iPod touch and iPhone
    available at Apple App Store.
    Search for “D-Sappli” and download the free App
    to find out more about the functions.
    Notes
    
    If the App to link with this unit is not
    downloaded to your iPod touch/iPhone,
    a pop-up message prompting you to download
    D-Sappli may appear repeatedly.
    Deactivate the Apps link function to stop the
    pop-up message.
    
    To deactivate the Apps link function: Remove
    your iPod touch/iPhone from the dock
    connector. Press (to enter the iPod
    function), and then press and hold VOLUME
    and on the unit simultaneously for at least
    2 seconds. (“OFF” appears in the display to
    show that Apps link function has been
    deactivated.)
    
    To re-activate the Apps link function, repeat the
    above steps. (“On” appears in the display to
    show that Apps link function has been
    activated.)
    Additional Information
    Troubleshooting
    Should any problem persist after you have made
    the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
    dealer.
    The clock flashes “0:00” due to a power
    interruption.
    
    The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove
    the old battery and install a new one.
    The alarm of radio, iPod or buzzer does not
    sound at the preset alarm time.
    
    Check that alarm “A” or alarm “B” is properly
    displayed.
    The alarm of radio or iPod is activated but no
    sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
    
    Check the alarm volume setting.
    There is no sound from the iPod.
    
    Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
    
    Adjust the VOLUME +/– (VOL +/– on the
    remote).
    The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
    
    Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
    
    Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit
    (see “Compatible iPod/iPhone models”).
    The iPod cannot be charged.
    
    Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
    
    Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit
    (see “Compatible iPod/iPhone models”).
    When daylight saving time (summer time)
    begins, the clock does not employ the
    daylight saving time (summer time)
    automatically.
    
    Make sure the clock is set correctly.
    
    Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/
    BRIGHTNESS on the unit simultaneously for at
    least 2 seconds to activate the Auto DST/
    summer time function.
    Specifications
    Time display
    24-hour system
    iPod
    DC out: 5 V
    MAX: 1 A
    Radio
    Frequency range
    Band Frequency Channel step
    FM 87.5 MHz - 108 MHz 0.05 MHz
    AM 531 kHz - 1 602 kHz 9 kHz
    General
    Speaker
    Approx. 5.7 cm dia. 6 Ω
    Input
    AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
    Power output
    3.5 W + 3.5 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
    Power requirements
    230 V AC, 50 Hz
    For clock back up: 3V DC, CR2032 battery (1)
    Dimensions
    Approx. 290 mm × 165 mm × 145 mm (w/h/d)
    including projecting parts and controls
    Mass
    Approx. 1.65 kg including power supply unit
    Supplied accessories
    Remote commander (1)
    AM loop aerial (1)
    Cushion (1)
    Design and specifications are subject to change
    without notice.
    ICF-DS15iP
    ©2011 Sony Corporation
    Printed in China
    The VOLUME + and buttons have a tactile dot.
    FM wire aerial
    Power cord
    Remote sensor
    Supporter
Sony ICF-DS15IP

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Sony ICF-DS15IP specifications

General
Brand Sony
Model ICF-DS15IP
Product Speaker
EAN 4905524799651
Language English, Dutch
Filetype PDF
Design
Product colour Black
RoHS compliance -
Performance
Alarm clock
Apple docking compatibility iPhone, iPod
Equalizer -
Other features
Backlight
Clock/Date display
Audio
Audio output channels 1.0
RMS rated power -
Frequency range -
Ports & interfaces
Headphone connectivity -
Bluetooth
Radio
FM radio -
Preset stations quantity 30
Supported radio bands AM
Display
Display LCD
Packaging content
Manual
Power
Built-in charger

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