Sony D-NE920 D-NE920LS Manual

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2-318-333-14฀(1) This฀warranty฀is฀valid฀only฀in฀the฀United฀States. D-NE920/NE920LS Operating฀Instructions ATRAC฀CD฀Walkman Portable฀฀ CD฀Player Sony฀Corporation฀ Printed฀in฀Malaysia ©฀2004฀Sony฀Corporation

For฀the฀customers฀in฀the฀USA฀and฀Canada WARNING RECYCLING฀NICKEL฀METAL฀HYDRIDE฀ To฀prevent฀fire฀or฀shock฀hazard,฀ BATTERIES do฀not฀expose฀the฀unit฀to฀rain฀ Nickel฀Metal฀Hydride฀batteries฀are฀ or฀moisture. recyclable.฀ You฀can฀help฀preserve฀our฀environment฀ by฀returning฀your฀used฀rechargeable฀ Do฀not฀install฀the฀appliance฀in฀a฀confined฀ batteries฀to฀the฀collection฀and฀recycling฀ space,฀such฀as฀a฀bookcase฀or฀built-in฀ location฀nearest฀you. cabinet. For฀more฀information฀regarding฀recycling฀of฀ rechargeable฀batteries,฀call฀toll฀free฀1-800-822-8837,฀or฀ visit฀http://www.rbrc.org/. To฀prevent฀fire,฀do฀not฀cover฀the฀ventilation฀ of฀the฀apparatus฀with฀newspapers,฀table- Caution:฀฀Do฀not฀handle฀damaged฀or฀leaking฀Nickel฀ Metal฀Hydride฀batteries. cloths,฀curtains,฀etc.฀And฀don’t฀place฀lighted฀ candles฀on฀the฀apparatus. For฀customers฀who฀purchased฀this฀product฀in฀ the฀USA To฀prevent฀fire฀or฀shock฀hazard,฀do฀not฀place฀ objects฀filled฀with฀liquids,฀such฀as฀vases,฀on฀ Product฀registration Please฀register฀this฀product฀on฀line฀at฀www.sony. the฀apparatus. com/walkmanreg <http://www.sony.com/walkmanreg> CAUTION Proper฀registration฀will฀enable฀us฀to฀send฀you฀periodic฀ The฀use฀of฀optical฀instruments฀with฀this฀ mailings฀about฀software฀upgrades,฀new฀products,฀ services฀and฀other฀important฀announcements.฀Thank฀ product฀will฀increase฀eye฀hazard. you. Certain฀countries฀may฀regulate฀disposal฀ If฀you฀have฀any฀questions฀about฀this฀product,฀ of฀the฀battery฀used฀to฀power฀this฀product.฀ contact:฀ Please฀consult฀with฀your฀local฀authority. www.sony.com/walkmansupport Sony฀Network฀Portable฀Audio฀Support฀Line฀ CAUTION 1-(866)-456-7669 •฀ INVISIBLE฀LASER฀RADIATION฀ Sony฀Customer฀Information฀Services฀Center฀ WHEN฀OPEN 12451฀Gateway฀Blvd.,฀Ft.฀Myers,฀FL฀33913 •฀ DO฀NOT฀STARE฀INTO฀BEAM฀OR฀ This฀equipment฀has฀been฀tested฀and฀found฀to฀comply฀ VIEW฀DIRECTLY฀WITH฀OPTICAL฀ with฀the฀limits฀for฀a฀Class฀B฀digital฀device,฀pursuant฀ INSTRUMENTS to฀Part฀15฀of฀the฀FCC฀Rules.฀These฀limits฀are฀designed฀ •฀ CLASS฀1M฀INVISIBLE฀LASER฀ to฀provide฀reasonable฀protection฀against฀harmful฀ interference฀in฀a฀residential฀installation.฀This฀equipment฀ RADIATION฀WHEN฀OPEN generates,฀uses,฀and฀can฀radiate฀radio฀frequency฀energy฀ •฀ DO฀NOT฀VIEW฀DIRECTLY฀WITH฀ and,฀if฀not฀installed฀and฀used฀in฀accordance฀with฀the฀ OPTICAL฀INSTRUMENTS฀ instructions,฀may฀cause฀harmful฀interference฀to฀radio฀ communications.฀However,฀there฀is฀no฀guarantee฀that฀ interference฀will฀not฀occur฀in฀a฀particular฀installation.฀฀ The฀validity฀of฀the฀CE฀marking฀is฀restricted฀ If฀this฀equipment฀does฀cause฀harmful฀interference฀to฀ to฀only฀those฀countries฀where฀it฀is฀legally฀ radio฀or฀television฀reception,฀which฀can฀be฀determined฀ enforced,฀mainly฀in฀the฀countries฀EEA฀ by฀turning฀the฀equipment฀off฀and฀on,฀the฀user฀is฀ encouraged฀to฀try฀to฀correct฀the฀interference฀by฀one฀or฀ (European฀Economic฀Area). more฀of฀the฀following฀measures: –฀ Reorient฀or฀relocate฀the฀receiving฀antenna. Owner’s฀Record –฀ Increase฀the฀separation฀between฀the฀equipment฀and฀ The฀model฀number฀is฀located฀at฀the฀rear฀and฀the฀ receiver. serial฀number฀is฀located฀inside฀the฀lid฀of฀the฀CD฀ –฀ Connect฀the฀equipment฀into฀an฀outlet฀on฀a฀circuit฀ player.฀Record฀these฀numbers฀in฀the฀spaces฀provided฀ different฀fro฀m฀that฀to฀which฀the฀receiver฀is฀ below.฀Refer฀to฀them฀whenever฀you฀call฀upon฀your฀ connected. Sony฀dealer฀regarding฀this฀product. –฀ Consult฀the฀dealer฀or฀an฀experienced฀radio/TV฀ Model฀No.฀__________________________ technician฀for฀help. Serial฀No.฀ __________________________ You฀are฀cautioned฀that฀any฀changes฀or฀modifications฀ not฀expressly฀approved฀in฀this฀manual฀could฀void฀your฀ 2 authority฀to฀operate฀this฀equipment

Table฀of฀Contents Create฀Your฀Own฀ATRAC฀CDs฀...............4 Changing฀Sound฀Quality฀....................26 Which฀discs฀can฀you฀play฀on฀this฀CD฀ Selecting฀the฀sound฀quality฀......................26 player?฀.......................................................5 Customizing฀sound฀quality฀.......................27 Precautions฀...........................................7 SOUND฀items฀฀.........................................28 On฀safety฀....................................................7 Changing฀Optional฀Settings฀...............29 On฀the฀CD฀player฀.......................................7 Setting฀various฀functions฀..........................29 On฀handling฀CDs฀........................................7 OPTION฀items฀฀........................................30 On฀headphones/earphones฀..........................7 Connecting฀Other฀Devices฀.................33 Getting฀Started Additional฀Information Checking฀the฀Supplied฀Accessories฀....8 Troubleshooting฀..................................34 Guide฀to฀Parts฀and฀Controls฀.................9 Maintenance฀........................................38 Preparing฀a฀Power฀Source฀ Specifications฀......................................38 (Rechargeable฀Battery)฀......................11 When฀using฀a฀dry฀battery฀.........................13 Optional฀Accessories฀.........................39 Checking฀the฀remaining฀power฀of฀the฀ battery฀......................................................14 When฀using฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀...........15 Index฀....................................................40 Playback Playing฀a฀CD฀........................................16 This฀manual฀describes฀how฀to฀use฀the฀CD฀player.฀ For฀the฀supplied฀software฀SonicStage,฀please฀see฀ Basic฀playback฀operations฀฀(Play,฀stop,฀ “Installation/Operating฀Guide.” search)฀.....................................................17 Locking฀the฀controls฀(HOLD)฀..................18 Notice฀for฀users Searching฀for฀Your฀Favorite฀Track/File฀.18 On฀the฀supplied฀software Searching฀by฀viewing฀groups฀(File฀View)฀18 Depending฀on฀the฀type฀of฀the฀text฀and฀characters,฀ Searching฀by฀viewing฀a฀list฀of฀groups/files฀ the฀text฀shown฀on฀SonicStage฀may฀not฀be฀displayed฀ (List฀View)฀...............................................19 properly฀on฀the฀device.฀This฀is฀due฀to: Checking฀CD฀information฀on฀the฀display฀. 20 –฀The฀limitations฀of฀the฀connected฀player. –฀The฀player฀is฀not฀functionning฀normally. Changing฀Playback฀Options฀(PLAY฀ MODE)฀.................................................22 Instructions฀in฀this฀manual฀mainly฀describe฀the฀ Playback฀options฀(PLAY฀MODE)฀฀...........23 controls฀on฀the฀remote. Playing฀groups฀..........................................24 Depending฀on฀the฀region฀in฀which฀you฀use฀the฀ Playing฀your฀favorite฀tracks฀(Bookmark฀ player,฀indications฀displayed฀on฀your฀remote฀may฀be฀ play)฀.........................................................24 slightly฀different฀from฀those฀shown฀in฀the฀Operating฀ Instructions. Playing฀your฀favorite฀play฀lists฀(m3u฀play฀ list฀play)฀...................................................25 ATRAC3plus฀is฀a฀trademark฀of฀Sony฀Corporation. Playing฀tracks฀in฀your฀favorite฀order฀(PGM฀ “WALKMAN”฀is฀a฀registered฀trademark฀of฀Sony฀ play)฀.........................................................25 Corporation฀to฀represent฀Headphone฀Stereo฀ Playing฀tracks฀repeatedly฀(Repeat฀play)฀...26 products. is฀a฀trademark฀of฀Sony฀ Corporation. 3

Create฀Your฀Own฀ATRAC฀CDs In฀addition฀to฀the฀usual฀audio฀CDs,฀you฀can฀play฀an฀original฀CD,฀called฀“ATRAC฀CD,”฀that฀you฀ create฀with฀the฀supplied฀software,฀SonicStage.฀฀Using฀SonicStage,฀about฀30฀audio฀CDs*฀can฀be฀ recorded฀on฀one฀CD-R฀or฀CD-RW.฀ The฀following฀is฀a฀quick฀overview฀of฀how฀you฀listen฀to฀music฀on฀your฀ATRAC฀CD. Install฀SonicStage฀on฀your฀computer. SonicStage฀is฀software฀that฀takes฀music฀downloaded฀ from฀audio฀CDs฀on฀your฀computer฀and฀creates฀original฀ CDs.฀฀It฀can฀be฀installed฀from฀the฀supplied฀CD-ROM. ATRAC฀CD Create฀an฀ATRAC฀CD. After฀selecting฀your฀favorite฀songs฀from฀music฀stored฀on฀ your฀computer,฀record฀them฀on฀a฀CD-R/CD-RW฀using฀ SonicStage. Audio฀CDs,฀ MP3฀files Listen฀to฀them฀with฀this฀CD฀player. You฀can฀take฀lots฀of฀songs฀wherever฀you฀go฀on฀your฀ original฀CD. Please฀see฀the฀supplied฀“Installation/Operating฀Guide”฀฀ for฀how฀to฀install฀SonicStage฀and฀how฀to฀create฀ATRAC฀CDs. *฀When฀the฀total฀playing฀time฀of฀one฀CD฀(album)฀is฀estimated฀at฀60฀ minutes฀and฀you฀are฀recording฀on฀a฀700฀MB฀CD-R/CD-RW฀at฀48฀kbps฀ in฀ATRAC3plus฀format. 4

Which฀discs฀can฀you฀play฀on฀this฀CD฀player? ฀Audio฀CDs: CD-DA฀format฀CDs CD-DA฀(Compact฀Disc฀Digital฀Audio)฀is฀a฀recording฀ standard฀used฀for฀Audio฀CDs. ฀ATRAC฀CDs: CD-R/CD-RW฀on฀which฀audio฀data฀compressed฀in฀the฀ATRAC3plus฀format฀ has฀been฀recorded฀by฀using฀SonicStage* ATRAC3plus฀(Adaptive฀Transform฀Acoustic฀Coding3plus)฀is฀audio฀compression฀ technology฀that฀satisfies฀the฀demand฀for฀high฀sound฀quality฀and฀high฀compression฀ rates.฀฀ATRAC3plus฀can฀compress฀audio฀files฀to฀about฀1/20฀of฀their฀original฀size฀at฀64฀ kbps. Bit฀rates฀and฀sampling฀frequencies฀this฀CD฀player฀can฀play฀are: Bit฀rates Sampling฀frequencies ATRAC3 66/105/132฀kbps 44.1฀kHz ATRAC3plus 48/64/256฀kbps 44.1฀kHz Up฀to฀62฀characters฀can฀be฀displayed฀on฀this฀CD฀player. ฀MP3฀CDs: CD-R/CD-RW฀on฀which฀audio฀data฀compressed฀in฀the฀MP3฀format฀has฀ been฀recorded฀by฀using฀a฀software฀other฀than฀SonicStage* Bit฀rates฀and฀sampling฀frequencies฀this฀CD฀player฀can฀play฀are฀shown฀below.฀Variable฀ Bit฀Rate฀(VBR)฀files฀can฀also฀be฀played. Bit฀rates Sampling฀frequencies MPEG-1฀Layer3 32฀-฀320฀kbps 32/44.1/48฀kHz MPEG-2฀Layer3 8฀-฀160฀kbps 16/22.05/23฀kHz MPEG-2.5฀Layer3 8฀-฀160฀kbps 8/11.025/12฀kHz This฀CD฀player฀conforms฀to฀Version฀1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4฀of฀the฀ID3฀tag฀format.฀ID3฀tag฀ is฀a฀format฀for฀adding฀certain฀information฀(track฀name,฀album฀name,฀artist฀name,฀etc.)฀ to฀MP3฀files.฀Up฀to฀64฀characters฀of฀ID3฀tag฀information฀can฀be฀displayed฀on฀this฀CD฀ player. ฀CD-Extra฀and฀Mix-Mode฀CDs: CD-R/CD-RW฀on฀which฀CD-DA฀format฀data฀and฀CD-ROM฀format฀data฀are฀ recorded฀together.* If฀you฀cannot฀play฀your฀CD,฀change฀the฀“CD-EXTRA”฀setting฀in฀the฀OPTION฀menu฀ (฀page฀32).฀Then฀you฀may฀play฀your฀CD. An฀ATRAC฀CD฀on฀which฀audio฀data฀compressed฀in฀the฀MP3฀format฀has฀been฀recorded฀using฀ software฀other฀than฀SonicStage฀can฀also฀be฀played. With฀SonicStage,฀you฀cannot฀create฀a฀CD฀on฀which฀mixed฀format฀audio฀data฀is฀recorded. *฀Only฀ISO฀9660฀Level฀1/2฀and฀Joliet฀extension฀format฀discs฀can฀be฀played. Continued฀ 5

Music฀discs฀encoded฀with฀copyright฀ MP3 Group protection฀technologies File This฀product฀is฀designed฀to฀play฀back฀ discs฀that฀conform฀to฀the฀Compact฀Disc฀ (CD)฀standard.฀฀Recently,฀various฀music฀ discs฀encoded฀with฀copyright฀protection฀ technologies฀are฀marketed฀by฀some฀record฀ companies.฀฀Please฀be฀aware฀that฀among฀those฀ discs,฀there฀are฀some฀that฀do฀not฀conform฀to฀ the฀CD฀standard฀and฀may฀not฀be฀playable฀by฀ this฀product. Note฀on฀DualDiscs ฀ (Maximum฀directory฀levels:฀8) A฀DualDisc฀is฀a฀two฀sided฀disc฀product฀which฀ mates฀DVD฀recorded฀฀material฀on฀one฀side฀ Notes with฀digital฀audio฀material฀on฀the฀other฀side.฀฀ •฀ If฀ATRAC3plus฀files฀and฀MP3฀files฀are฀recorded฀ However,฀since฀the฀audio฀material฀side฀does฀ on฀the฀same฀CD,฀this฀CD฀player฀plays฀the฀ ATRAC3plus฀files฀first. not฀conform฀to฀the฀Compact฀฀Disc฀(CD)฀ •฀ The฀playback฀capability฀of฀this฀CD฀player฀may฀ standard,฀playback฀on฀this฀product฀is฀not฀ vary฀depending฀on฀the฀quality฀of฀the฀disc฀and฀the฀ guaranteed. condition฀of฀the฀recording฀device. •฀ Acceptable฀characters฀are฀A฀to฀Z,฀a฀to฀z,฀0฀to฀9,฀ Difference฀in฀File฀structures฀of฀ATRAC฀CDs฀ and฀_฀(underscore). and฀MP3฀CDs •฀ On฀a฀disc฀that฀has฀ATRAC3plus/MP3฀files,฀do฀ ATRAC฀CDs฀and฀MP3฀CDs฀consist฀of฀ not฀save฀files฀in฀other฀formats฀and฀do฀not฀make฀ "files"฀and฀"groups."฀฀A฀"file"฀is฀equivalent฀ unnecessary฀folders. to฀a฀"track"฀of฀an฀audio฀CD.฀฀A฀"group"฀ About฀ATRAC฀CDs is฀a฀bundle฀of฀files฀and฀is฀equivalent฀to฀an฀ •฀ CD-Rs/CD-RWs฀recorded฀in฀the฀ATRAC3plus฀ "album." format฀cannot฀be฀played฀on฀your฀computer. For฀MP3฀CDs,฀this฀CD฀player฀recognizes฀an฀ About฀MP3฀CDs MP3฀folder฀as฀a฀"group"฀so฀that฀ATRAC฀CDs฀ •฀ Be฀sure฀to฀add฀the฀file฀extension฀"mp3"฀to฀the฀file฀ name.฀฀However,฀if฀you฀add฀the฀extension฀"mp3"฀ and฀MP3฀CDs฀can฀be฀operated฀in฀the฀same฀ to฀a฀file฀other฀than฀an฀MP3฀file,฀the฀player฀will฀not฀ way. be฀able฀to฀recognize฀the฀file฀properly. •฀ To฀compress฀a฀source฀in฀an฀MP3฀file,฀we฀ The฀usable฀number฀of฀groups฀and฀files recommend฀setting฀the฀compression฀parameters฀to฀ •฀ Maximum฀number฀of฀groups:฀256 "44.1฀kHz,"฀"128฀kbps,"฀and฀"Constant฀Bit฀Rate." •฀ Maximum฀number฀of฀files:฀999 •฀ To฀record฀up฀to฀the฀maximum฀capacity,฀set฀the฀ writing฀software฀to฀"halting฀of฀writing." •฀ To฀record฀up฀to฀the฀maximum฀capacity฀at฀one฀time฀ Playing฀order฀of฀ATRAC฀CDs฀and฀MP3฀CDs on฀media฀that฀has฀nothing฀recorded฀on฀it,฀set฀the฀ For฀ATRAC฀CDs,฀files฀are฀played฀in฀the฀order฀ writing฀software฀to฀"Disc฀at฀Once." selected฀in฀SonicStage. For฀MP3฀CDs,฀the฀playing฀order฀may฀differ฀ depending฀on฀the฀method฀used฀to฀record฀MP3฀ files฀on฀the฀disc.฀฀A฀"play฀list"฀which฀contains฀ an฀MP3฀file฀playing฀order฀can฀also฀be฀played.฀฀ In฀the฀following฀example,฀files฀are฀played฀in฀ order฀of฀฀to฀. 6

On฀headphones/earphones Precautions Road฀safety Do฀not฀use฀headphones/earphones฀while฀ On฀safety driving,฀cycling,฀or฀operating฀any฀motorized฀ •฀ Should฀any฀solid฀objects฀or฀liquid฀fall฀into฀ vehicle.฀฀It฀may฀create฀a฀traffic฀hazard฀and฀ the฀CD฀player,฀unplug฀it฀and฀have฀it฀checked฀ is฀illegal฀in฀some฀areas.฀฀It฀can฀also฀be฀ by฀qualified฀personnel฀before฀operating฀it฀ potentially฀dangerous฀to฀play฀your฀headsets฀ any฀further. at฀high฀volume฀while฀walking,฀especially฀at฀ •฀ Do฀not฀put฀any฀foreign฀objects฀in฀the฀DC฀IN฀ pedestrian฀crossings.฀฀You฀should฀exercise฀ 3฀V฀(external฀power฀input)฀jack. extreme฀caution฀or฀discontinue฀use฀in฀ potentially฀hazardous฀situations. On฀the฀CD฀player •฀ Keep฀the฀lens฀on฀the฀CD฀player฀clean฀and฀ Preventing฀hearing฀damage do฀not฀touch฀it.฀If฀you฀do฀so,฀the฀lens฀may฀ Avoid฀using฀headphones/earphones฀at฀high฀ be฀damaged฀and฀the฀CD฀player฀will฀not฀ volume.฀฀Hearing฀experts฀advise฀against฀ operate฀properly. continuous,฀loud฀and฀extended฀play.฀฀If฀you฀ •฀ Do฀not฀put฀any฀heavy฀object฀on฀top฀of฀the฀ experience฀a฀ringing฀in฀your฀ears,฀reduce฀ CD฀player.฀The฀CD฀player฀and฀the฀CD฀may฀ volume฀or฀discontinue฀use. be฀damaged. •฀ Do฀not฀leave฀the฀CD฀player฀in฀a฀location฀ Consideration฀for฀others near฀heat฀sources,฀or฀in฀a฀place฀subject฀ Keep฀the฀volume฀at฀a฀moderate฀level.฀฀This฀ to฀direct฀sunlight,฀excessive฀dust฀or฀sand,฀ will฀allow฀you฀to฀hear฀outside฀sounds฀and฀to฀ moisture,฀rain,฀mechanical฀shock,฀unleveled฀ be฀considerate฀to฀the฀people฀around฀you. surface,฀or฀in฀a฀car฀with฀its฀windows฀closed. •฀ If฀the฀CD฀player฀causes฀interference฀to฀the฀ radio฀or฀television฀reception,฀turn฀off฀the฀ CD฀player฀or฀move฀it฀away฀from฀the฀radio฀ or฀television. •฀ Discs฀with฀non-standard฀shapes฀(e.g.,฀heart,฀ square,฀star)฀cannot฀be฀played฀on฀this฀CD฀ player.฀฀Attempting฀to฀do฀so฀may฀damage฀ the฀CD฀player.฀Do฀not฀use฀such฀discs. On฀handling฀CDs •฀ To฀keep฀the฀CD฀clean,฀handle฀it฀by฀its฀edge.฀฀ Do฀not฀touch฀the฀surface. •฀ Do฀not฀stick฀paper฀or฀tape฀onto฀the฀CD. •฀ Do฀not฀expose฀the฀CD฀to฀direct฀sunlight฀or฀ heat฀sources฀such฀as฀hot฀air฀ducts.฀฀Do฀not฀ leave฀the฀CD฀in฀a฀car฀parked฀under฀direct฀ sunlight. 7

Getting฀Started To฀connect฀your฀earphones/headphones฀to฀ Checking฀the฀Supplied฀ the฀remote Accessories Connect฀the฀plug฀of฀your฀earphones/ headphones฀to฀the฀remote฀securely. •฀ AC฀power฀adaptor฀ •฀Charging฀stand฀ (AC-ES3010K2) ฀ ฀ •฀ External฀battery฀ •฀Rechargeable฀battery฀ To฀use฀the฀clip฀of฀the฀remote case฀with฀cover You฀can฀change฀the฀direction฀of฀the฀clip.฀Turn฀ the฀clip฀as฀shown฀below.฀You฀can฀also฀reverse฀ the฀direction฀of฀the฀track฀name,฀etc.฀(page฀ 29,฀31). ฀ ฀ •฀ Battery฀carrying฀ •฀Carrying฀pouch฀ case ฀ ฀ •฀Earphones฀ •฀Remote฀control฀ ฀ ฀ ฀฀(Remote)฀ ฀ ฀ ฀฀(For฀this฀CD฀player฀only) For฀customers฀in฀the฀US The฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀supplied฀with฀this฀ unit฀is฀not฀intended฀to฀be฀serviced.฀฀Should฀ ฀ the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀cease฀to฀function฀in฀its฀ intended฀manner฀during฀the฀warranty฀period,฀ •฀ CD-ROM฀(SonicStage) the฀adaptor฀should฀be฀returned฀to฀your฀nearest฀ ฀ Do฀not฀play฀this฀CD-ROM฀on฀an฀audio฀CD฀player฀ including฀this฀player. Sony฀Service฀Center฀or฀Sony฀Authorized฀ Repair฀Center฀for฀replacement,฀or฀if฀a฀ problem฀occurs฀after฀the฀warranty฀period฀has฀ expired,฀the฀adaptor฀should฀be฀discarded. •฀ Operating฀instructions฀(This฀book) •฀ Installation/Operating฀Guide •฀ AC฀plug฀adaptor฀(Supplied฀with฀tourist฀ model) Note Use฀only฀the฀supplied฀remote.฀฀You฀cannot฀operate฀ this฀player฀with฀any฀other฀remote. 8

฀ ฀(group)฀–฀button฀(฀page฀17-19) Guide฀to฀Parts฀and฀ ฀ /฀buttons฀(฀page฀17,฀22,฀26,฀27) Controls ฀ ฀(group)฀+฀button฀(฀page฀17,฀18) ฀OPR฀(Operation)฀lamp฀(฀page฀11,฀12,฀ Getting฀Started CD฀player 16,฀18) ฀DSPL฀(Display)/MENU฀button฀(฀page฀ 21,฀22,฀24,฀26) ฀SEARCH฀button฀(฀page฀18,฀19) ฀ ฀(stop)/CHG฀button฀(฀page฀12,฀17,฀25,฀ 27,฀28,฀30) ฀Jog฀lever฀ VOL฀(Volume)฀+/–฀(฀page฀16)฀ /฀(฀page฀18,฀19,฀22,฀24-27)฀ ฀(play/pause)(฀page฀16-19,฀22,฀ 24-27) ฀HOLD฀switch฀(on฀the฀back฀of฀the฀CD฀ player)฀(฀page฀18) ฀ ฀(headphones)/LINE฀OUT฀(OPTICAL)฀ jack฀(฀page฀16,฀33) ฀OPEN฀switch฀(฀page฀11,฀16) ฀Terminals฀for฀the฀charging฀stand/external฀ bettery฀case฀(฀page฀11,฀14,฀15) ฀Operation฀dial฀(฀page฀17,฀19,฀24-27,฀29) ฀VOL฀(Volume)฀+/–฀control฀(฀page฀16,฀ Remote 19,฀24) ฀Function฀button฀(฀page฀20,฀22,฀25-27) ฀Function฀dial฀(฀page฀20,฀22,฀25-27) ฀ ฀(play/pause)*฀button฀(฀page฀16,฀17,฀ 19,฀22,฀24-27) ฀ ฀(stop)฀button฀(฀page฀17,฀25,฀28,฀30) ฀Clip฀(฀page฀8) *฀This฀button฀has฀a฀tactile฀dot. Continued฀ ฀ 9

CD฀player฀display Remote฀display ฀฀Character฀information฀display฀(฀page฀20,฀21) ฀฀Atrac3plus/MP3฀indicator฀(฀page฀5) ฀Disc฀indicator฀(฀page฀16) ฀Battery฀indicator฀(฀page฀11,฀14) ฀Play฀list฀indicator฀(฀page฀23,฀25) ฀Group฀indicator฀(฀page฀23,฀24) ฀Bookmark฀indicator฀(฀page฀23,฀24) wj฀Play฀mode฀indicator฀(฀page฀23,฀25) wk฀Timer฀indicator฀(฀page฀31) wl฀Sound฀indicator฀(฀page฀27) 10

Preparing฀a฀Power฀ 4฀ Connect฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀to฀ the฀supplied฀charging฀stand.฀฀Then฀ Source฀(Rechargeable฀ insert฀the฀player฀into฀the฀charging฀ Battery) stand. The฀OPR฀lamp฀on฀the฀CD฀player฀flashes,฀ Getting฀Started Charge฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀before฀using฀ then฀lights฀up.฀On฀the฀display฀of฀the฀ it฀for฀the฀first฀time฀or฀when฀it฀is฀depleted.฀ CD฀player,฀“Charging”฀flashes,฀and฀the฀ To฀maintain฀the฀original฀battery฀capacity฀ indicator฀sections฀of฀ ฀(battery)฀light฀ longer,฀charge฀the฀battery฀only฀when฀it฀is฀ up฀in฀succession฀as฀charging฀progresses. completely฀depleted฀(“Lo฀Batt”฀appears฀on฀ When฀the฀remote฀is฀connected,฀ the฀display). “Charging”฀flashes฀and฀the฀indicator฀ Since฀the฀supplied฀charging฀stand฀is฀for฀this฀ sections฀of฀ ฀(battery)฀light฀up฀in฀ player฀only,฀you฀cannot฀charge฀any฀other฀ succession฀in฀the฀remote฀display. model฀using฀this฀stand. to฀an฀AC฀outlet 1฀ Squeeze฀the฀OPEN฀switch฀from฀both฀ AC฀power฀adaptor sides฀to฀open฀the฀lid฀of฀your฀player. OPR฀lamp OPEN฀switch 2฀ Open฀the฀battery฀compartment฀lid฀ inside฀the฀player. Charging฀ Raise stand Terminals Battery฀ to฀DC฀ compart- Press IN฀3V ment฀lid When฀the฀battery฀is฀completely฀charged,฀ the฀OPR฀lamp฀goes฀off฀and฀“Charging”฀ 3฀ Insert฀the฀NH-14WM฀rechargeable฀ disappears. battery฀(supplied)฀by฀matching฀the฀ Continued฀ ฀to฀the฀diagram฀in฀the฀battery฀ compartment฀and฀close฀the฀lid฀until฀ it฀clicks฀into฀place. Insert฀the฀฀ end฀first. 11

Notes To฀charge฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀ •฀ Do฀not฀charge฀any฀rechargeable฀battery฀other฀ without฀using฀the฀supplied฀charging฀stand than฀an฀NH-14WM฀(supplied)฀using฀this฀charging฀ OPR฀lamp stand. /CHG •฀ If฀you฀press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever฀during฀charging,฀ charging฀stops฀and฀playback฀of฀the฀CD฀starts. •฀ If฀you฀insert฀the฀player฀into฀the฀charging฀stand฀ during฀playback,฀play฀stops฀and฀charging฀starts.฀ •฀ During฀charging,฀the฀player฀and฀the฀rechargeable฀ battery฀become฀hot.฀฀This฀poses฀no฀danger. •฀ Insert฀the฀player฀into฀the฀charging฀stand฀securely.฀฀ Make฀sure฀that฀the฀OPR฀lamp฀on฀the฀player฀lights฀ up.฀฀Wrong฀insertion฀interrupts฀charging฀or฀play. •฀ Do฀not฀place฀coins฀or฀other฀metallic฀objects฀on฀the฀ Cover charging฀stand.฀฀If฀the฀terminal฀on฀the฀charging฀ stand฀is฀accidentally฀brought฀into฀contact฀with฀a฀ to฀DC฀IN฀3V metallic฀object,฀it฀may฀short-circuit฀and฀begin฀to฀ heat฀up.฀ •฀ Take฀out฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀when฀the฀player฀ is฀not฀to฀be฀used฀for฀a฀long฀time. AC฀power฀adaptor •฀ The฀lengths฀of฀the฀charging฀stand฀terminals฀are฀ different฀from฀each฀other.฀This,฀however,฀presents฀ no฀problem. ฀ to฀an฀AC฀outlet 1฀ Perform฀steps฀1฀and฀2฀of฀“When฀using฀ a฀dry฀battery”฀(฀page฀13)฀to฀attach฀the฀ external฀battery฀case฀to฀the฀player. 2฀ While฀sliding฀and฀holding฀the฀cover฀on฀the฀ external฀battery฀case฀in฀the฀direction฀of฀ ,฀connect฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor. 3฀ Press฀/CHG.฀ Charging฀starts. To฀remove฀the฀rechargeable฀battery Push฀the฀฀end฀of฀the฀rechargeable฀battery. 12

Note฀on฀the฀useful฀life฀of฀the฀rechargeable฀ When฀using฀a฀dry฀battery battery฀and฀when฀to฀replace฀it You฀can฀extend฀the฀power฀available฀by฀using฀ If฀the฀battery฀is฀new฀or฀has฀not฀been฀used฀for฀a฀ a฀dry฀battery,฀together฀with฀a฀rechargeable฀ long฀time,฀it฀may฀not฀charge฀completely. battery฀by฀attaching฀the฀external฀battery฀case.฀ In฀that฀case,฀charge฀it฀until฀the฀OPR฀lamp฀ The฀battery฀in฀the฀player฀and฀that฀in฀ Getting฀Started goes฀off฀and฀then฀use฀the฀player฀until฀ the฀external฀battery฀case฀are฀discharged฀ the฀battery฀is฀completely฀depleted฀(“Lo฀ simultaneously. Batt”฀appears฀on฀the฀display).฀฀Repeat฀this฀ When฀using฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀and฀dry฀ procedure฀several฀times. battery฀together฀to฀extend฀power,฀use฀a฀fully฀ When฀the฀battery฀life฀is฀still฀shorter฀by฀about฀ charged฀rechargeable฀battery฀and฀new฀dry฀ half฀of฀a฀normal฀charge฀after฀trying฀this฀ battery. procedure,฀replace฀the฀battery฀with฀a฀new฀ rechargeable฀battery. 1฀ Remove฀the฀case฀cover. Note฀on฀carrying฀the฀rechargeable฀battery Use฀the฀supplied฀battery฀carrying฀case฀to฀ protect฀against฀unexpected฀heat.฀฀If฀the฀ rechargeable฀battery฀comes฀into฀contact฀with฀ the฀metallic฀objects,฀heat฀or฀fire฀may฀occur฀ due฀to฀a฀short฀circuit. 2฀ Insert฀an฀LR6฀(size฀AA)฀alkaline฀ battery฀(not฀supplied)฀by฀matching฀ the฀฀to฀the฀diagram฀inside฀the฀ battery฀case฀and฀close฀the฀battery฀ case฀lid. Continued฀ 13

Battery฀life฀1) 3฀ Attach฀the฀battery฀case฀to฀the฀player฀ securely฀and฀fasten฀the฀screw฀in฀the฀ When฀using฀one฀NH-14WM฀rechargeable฀ direction฀of฀LOCK. battery฀(charged฀for฀about฀5฀hours฀2)) G-PROTECTION “1” “2” Audio฀CD 18 17 ATRAC฀CD฀3) 40 40 MP3฀CD฀4) 22 22 When฀using฀the฀external฀battery฀case฀(one฀ alkaline฀battery฀5)) G-PROTECTION “1” “2” Note Audio฀CD 30 27 If฀the฀cover฀on฀the฀external฀battery฀case฀is฀slid฀in฀the฀ direction฀of฀฀during฀play,฀playback฀may฀stop. ATRAC฀CD฀3) 60 60 MP3฀CD฀4) 33 33 Checking฀the฀remaining฀ power฀of฀the฀battery When฀using฀one฀NH-14WM฀rechargeable฀ battery฀and฀the฀external฀battery฀case฀(one฀ The฀remaining฀power฀of฀the฀battery฀is฀ alkaline฀battery฀5)) indicated฀in฀the฀display฀as฀shown฀below.฀฀As฀ G-PROTECTION the฀black฀indicator฀section฀decreases,฀the฀ remaining฀power฀is฀depleted฀further. “1” “2” Audio฀CD 48 44 ฀฀ ฀฀ ฀฀ ฀฀ ATRAC฀CD฀3) 100 100 ฀฀“Lo฀Batt”฀* MP3฀CD฀4) 55 55 *฀Beep฀sounds. 1)฀Measured฀value฀using฀the฀JEITA฀standard฀(Japan฀ Electronics฀and฀Information฀Technology฀Industries฀ When฀the฀battery฀is฀depleted,฀charge฀the฀ Association) rechargeable฀battery฀or฀replace฀the฀dry฀battery฀ ฀ Playing฀time฀shown฀is฀approximate฀hours,฀when฀ with฀a฀new฀one. you฀use฀the฀player฀on฀a฀flat฀and฀stable฀surface฀and฀ “POWER฀SAVE”฀is฀set฀to฀“2”฀(page฀31).฀฀This฀ Notes value฀varies฀depending฀on฀how฀the฀player฀is฀used. •฀ The฀display฀shows฀the฀approximate฀battery฀power฀ 2)฀Charging฀time฀varies฀depending฀on฀how฀the฀ remaining.฀฀For฀example,฀one฀section฀does฀not฀ rechargeable฀battery฀is฀used. always฀indicate฀one-fourth฀of฀the฀battery฀power. 3)฀Recorded฀at฀48฀kbps •฀ Depending฀on฀the฀operating฀conditions,฀the฀display฀ 4)฀Recorded฀at฀128฀kbps may฀increase฀or฀decrease฀relative฀to฀the฀actual฀ 5)฀When฀using฀a฀Sony฀LR6฀(SG)฀alkaline฀battery฀ power฀remaining. (produced฀in฀Japan) 14

Notes฀on฀rechargeable฀batteries฀and฀dry฀ batteries 1฀ Connect฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀to฀ the฀charging฀stand. •฀ Do฀not฀charge฀dry฀batteries. •฀ Do฀not฀throw฀the฀batteries฀into฀a฀fire. •฀ Do฀not฀carry฀batteries฀in฀a฀pocket,฀etc.฀with฀coins฀ 2฀ Insert฀the฀player฀into฀the฀charging฀ stand. Getting฀Started or฀other฀metallic฀objects.฀฀The฀battery฀can฀generate฀ heat฀if฀its฀positive฀and฀negative฀terminals฀are฀ Make฀sure฀that฀the฀OPR฀lamp฀flashes,฀then฀ accidentally฀allowed฀to฀come฀into฀contact฀with฀a฀ lights฀up. metallic฀object. •฀ Do฀not฀mix฀rechargeable฀batteries฀with฀dry฀ Notes฀on฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor batteries. •฀ Do฀not฀mix฀new฀batteries฀with฀old฀ones. •฀ Disconnect฀all฀power฀sources฀when฀the฀player฀is฀ not฀to฀be฀used฀for฀a฀long฀time. •฀ Do฀not฀use฀different฀types฀of฀batteries฀together. •฀ Use฀only฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀supplied.฀฀If฀ •฀ When฀the฀batteries฀are฀not฀to฀be฀used฀for฀a฀long฀ your฀player฀is฀not฀supplied฀with฀the฀one,฀use฀an฀ time,฀remove฀them. AC-E30HG฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀(not฀available฀ •฀ If฀battery฀leakage฀occurs,฀wipe฀off฀any฀deposit฀ in฀Australia).฀฀If฀you฀use฀any฀other฀AC฀power฀ left฀in฀the฀battery฀compartment,฀and฀install฀new฀ adaptor,฀malfunction฀may฀occur. batteries.฀฀If฀the฀deposit฀adheres฀to฀your฀skin,฀wash฀ it฀off฀thoroughly. Polarity฀of฀the฀plug When฀using฀the฀AC฀power฀ adaptor •฀ Do฀not฀touch฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀with฀wet฀ hands. You฀can฀use฀the฀player฀powered฀by฀the฀AC฀ •฀ Connect฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀to฀an฀easily฀ power฀adaptor฀without฀batteries. accessible฀AC฀outlet.฀฀Should฀you฀notice฀an฀ to฀an฀AC฀outlet abnormality฀in฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor,฀disconnect฀it฀ from฀the฀AC฀outlet฀immediately. AC฀power฀adaptor OPR฀lamp Charging฀stand to฀DC฀ IN฀3V 15

Playback Playing฀a฀CD 4฀ Adjust฀the฀volume฀by฀turning฀the฀ VOL฀+/–฀control฀on฀the฀remote. 1฀ Squeeze฀the฀OPEN฀switch฀from฀both฀ sides฀to฀open฀the฀player฀lid. Connect฀the฀headphones/earphones฀with฀ VOL฀+/–฀control the฀remote฀to฀the฀player฀beforehand. On฀the฀CD฀player After฀placing฀the฀CD฀on฀the฀tray฀in฀step฀2,฀ press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever฀and฀adjust฀the฀ volume฀by฀flicking฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀ to฀฀ VOL฀+/–. (headphones) OPEN฀switch Flick฀toward฀VOL+. Press฀. Headphones/earphones฀ with฀the฀remote 2฀ Place฀the฀CD฀on฀the฀tray฀and฀close฀ Flick฀toward฀VOL–. the฀lid. To฀remove฀the฀CD Remove฀the฀CD฀while฀pressing฀the฀pivot฀in฀ the฀center฀of฀the฀tray. Label฀side฀up The฀OPR฀lamp฀lights฀up฀repetitively฀in฀ red,฀green฀and฀orange,฀in฀turn. 3฀ Press฀฀on฀the฀remote. ฀(disc)฀moves,฀and฀the฀player฀starts฀ playback. Color฀of฀the฀OPR฀lamp฀changes฀according฀ to฀the฀format฀type฀of฀the฀music฀source฀ (page฀5)฀being฀played.฀Red:฀CD-DA฀ format,฀Green:฀ATRAC3plus฀format฀and฀ Orange:฀MP3฀format.  16

Basic฀playback฀operations฀฀(Play,฀stop,฀search) CD฀player฀ Remote ฀+/฀ ฀–฀buttons Operation฀dial /฀buttons ,฀/ /CHG฀button ฀button  ฀button Jog฀lever Playback To Operation฀on฀the฀remote฀฀(Operation฀on฀the฀player฀is฀in฀ parentheses) Play Play฀from฀the฀first฀ From฀stop,฀press฀and฀hold฀฀until฀playback฀starts.฀฀(From฀stop,฀press฀ track and฀hold฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever฀until฀playback฀starts.) Stop Pause/Resume฀play฀ Press฀.฀(Press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever.) after฀pausing Stop฀playback Press฀฀(stop).฀(Press฀/CHG.) Search Find฀the฀beginning฀of฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀once.฀฀ the฀current฀track฀1) (Press฀฀once.) Find฀the฀beginning฀of฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀repeatedly. previous฀tracks฀1) (Press฀฀repeatedly.) Find฀the฀beginning฀of฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀once.฀ the฀next฀track฀1) (Press฀฀once.) Find฀the฀beginning฀of฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀repeatedly. succeeding฀tracks฀1) (Press฀฀repeatedly.) Go฀backwards฀quickly฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀and฀hold฀it. 1)฀3) (Press฀and฀hold฀.) Go฀forward฀quickly฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀and฀hold฀it. 1)฀3) (Press฀and฀hold฀.) Jump฀to฀succeeding฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀ ฀repeatedly฀while฀you฀keep฀the฀dial฀ groups฀2) pressed฀in฀the฀direction฀of฀. (Press฀ ฀(group)฀+฀repeatedly.) Jump฀to฀previous฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀ ฀repeatedly฀while฀you฀keep฀the฀dial฀ groups฀2) pressed฀in฀the฀direction฀of฀. (Press฀ ฀(group)฀–฀repeatedly.) 1)฀You฀can฀operate฀during฀both฀play฀and฀pause. 2)฀You฀can฀operate฀during฀play฀of฀a฀CD฀other฀than฀audio฀CDs. 3)฀You฀cannot฀operate฀when฀using฀an฀MP3฀file฀recorded฀on฀a฀CD-R/CD-RW฀in฀a฀packet฀write฀format. Continued฀ 17

Locking฀the฀controls฀ (HOLD) Searching฀for฀Your฀ You฀can฀prevent฀accidental฀button฀presses฀ Favorite฀Track/File while฀carrying฀the฀player฀by฀locking฀the฀ Press฀to฀enter Jog฀lever controls.฀฀The฀OPR฀lamp฀flashes฀if฀you฀press฀ any฀button฀when฀the฀HOLD฀function฀on฀the฀ player฀is฀activated. Flick฀to฀select ฀+ 1฀ Slide฀the฀HOLD฀switch฀on฀the฀ remote฀or฀on฀the฀player฀(on฀the฀ ฀– ฀SEARCH back)฀in฀the฀direction฀of฀the฀arrow. You฀can฀use฀the฀HOLD฀function฀for฀the฀ Searching฀by฀viewing฀ remote฀and฀the฀player฀separately.฀฀For฀ example,฀even฀if฀the฀HOLD฀function฀on฀ groups฀(File฀View) the฀player฀is฀activated,฀you฀can฀operate฀the฀ On฀a฀CD฀such฀as฀an฀ATRAC฀CD฀or฀an฀MP3฀ player฀by฀using฀the฀remote฀unless฀you฀set฀ CD฀on฀which฀a฀number฀of฀files฀are฀recorded,฀ HOLD฀on฀the฀remote฀to฀on,฀too. you฀can฀search฀for฀a฀file฀by฀checking฀the฀ names฀of฀groups฀(except฀on฀an฀audio฀CD)฀or฀ files฀around฀the฀file฀being฀played.฀The฀File฀ View฀search฀feature฀is฀available฀for฀the฀CD฀ player฀only. HOLD 1฀ Press฀SEARCH฀on฀the฀CD฀player฀ repeatedly. The฀names฀of฀groups฀and฀files฀around฀the฀ To฀unlock฀the฀controls current฀file฀appear฀on฀the฀display. Slide฀the฀HOLD฀switch฀in฀the฀direction฀ opposite฀to฀that฀of฀arrow. MR.SNO Yo Note The Train Even฀if฀the฀HOLD฀function฀is฀working,฀“HOLD”฀ Where do will฀not฀appear฀on฀the฀display฀of฀the฀remote. If that's Countries ฀ ฀Group฀names ฀ ฀File฀names 2฀ Press฀ ฀+฀or฀ ฀–฀to฀select฀a฀group. 3฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀ select฀a฀file. 4฀ Press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. The฀file฀you฀selected฀starts฀playing. To฀cancel฀searching Press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀ player). 18

Searching฀by฀viewing฀a฀list฀ of฀groups/files฀(List฀View) 3฀ Turn฀the฀VOL฀+/–฀control฀to฀select฀a฀ file,฀and฀then฀press฀. You฀can฀search฀for฀a฀track/file฀by฀checking฀ The฀file฀you฀have฀selected฀starts฀playing. the฀format฀type฀of฀the฀music฀source฀and฀the฀ names฀of฀groups฀and฀files.฀The฀List฀View฀ To฀return฀to฀the฀previous฀screen search฀is฀available฀for฀the฀remote฀as฀well฀as฀ On฀the฀remote,฀turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀ the฀CD฀player. ,฀or฀turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀ ฀ while฀you฀keep฀the฀dial฀pressed฀in฀the฀direction฀ 1฀ Press฀SEARCH฀on฀the฀CD฀player฀ of฀.฀(On฀the฀CD฀player,฀press฀฀or฀ –.) repeatedly. To฀cancel฀searching Playback Press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀ player). Continued฀ If฀you฀play฀a฀CD฀on฀which฀mixed฀audio฀ data฀has฀been฀recorded: The฀screen฀for฀selecting฀the฀format฀type฀ such฀as฀“ATRAC”฀and฀“MP3”฀appears฀ first. Press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. 2฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀ select฀a฀group฀and฀press฀. 3฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀ select฀a฀file. 4฀ Press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. The฀file฀you฀have฀selected฀starts฀playing. On฀the฀remote 1฀ Press฀SEARCH. 2฀ Turn฀the฀VOL฀+/–฀control฀to฀select฀a฀ group,฀and฀then฀press฀. If฀you฀select฀a฀group฀on฀an฀MP3฀CD,฀etc.฀ by฀searching฀through฀all฀the฀directories,฀ turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀or฀ . 19

Checking฀CD฀information฀ To฀check฀information฀on฀the฀remote฀ on฀the฀display display You฀can฀check฀CD฀information฀on฀the฀display฀ Align of฀both฀the฀player฀and฀the฀remote. Depending฀on฀the฀region฀in฀which฀you฀ Function฀button purchased฀your฀CD฀player,฀the฀default฀ language฀may฀not฀be฀“ENGLISH.”฀Change฀ the฀LANGUAGE฀setting,฀if฀necessary฀(฀ Function฀dial page฀30). When฀you฀are฀playing฀an฀MP3฀CD฀containing฀ Turn฀the฀function฀dial฀on฀the฀remote฀to฀select฀ files฀with฀an฀ID3฀tag,฀ID3฀tag฀information฀ DSPL/MENU฀and฀press฀the฀function฀button฀ is฀displayed.฀฀(When฀there฀is฀no฀ID3฀tag฀ repeatedly. information,฀file฀name฀or฀group฀name฀is฀ displayed.)฀(฀page฀5) Audio฀CD ฀ Track฀number,฀elapsed฀playing฀time฀฀฀ Notes ฀ (Track฀name,฀artist฀name)1) •฀ The฀characters฀A-Z,฀a-z,฀0-9,฀and฀_฀can฀be฀ displayed฀on฀this฀player. ฀ •฀ Before฀playing฀a฀file,฀the฀player฀reads฀all฀file฀  and฀group฀(or฀folder)฀information฀on฀the฀CD.฀฀ ฀ Total฀number฀of฀the฀files฀on฀the฀CD,฀฀ “Reading”฀is฀displayed.฀฀Depending฀on฀the฀content฀ ฀ time฀remaining฀on฀the฀CD฀(Album฀name)1) of฀the฀CD,฀it฀may฀take฀some฀time฀to฀accomplish฀ this฀reading.฀ ฀ •฀ If฀the฀file฀does฀not฀belong฀to฀any฀group,฀“MP3฀  ROOT”฀appears฀on฀the฀display. ฀ Animation฀screen ฀ ATRAC฀CD/MP3฀CD  ฀ File฀number,฀file฀name,฀artist฀name,฀฀ ฀ elapsed฀playing฀time ฀  ฀ File฀number,฀album฀name,฀฀ ฀ CODEC฀information฀2),฀฀ ฀ remaining฀time฀of฀the฀current฀file ฀  ฀ Animation฀screen ฀ 20

To฀check฀information฀on฀the฀CD฀player฀ ATRAC฀CD/MP3฀CD display  ฀ Group฀name฀4),฀artist฀name฀4),฀file฀name,฀฀ ฀ file฀number,฀elapsed฀playing฀time Press฀DSPL/MENU฀on฀the฀player฀repeatedly. Audio฀CD  ฀ Track฀number,฀elapsed฀playing฀time฀ ฀ (Album฀name,฀artist฀name,฀track฀name)1) ฀  ฀ CODEC฀information฀2),฀total฀number฀of฀files,฀฀ ฀ total฀number฀of฀groups,฀file฀number,฀฀ ฀ remaining฀time฀of฀the฀current฀file ฀ Playback  ฀ Total฀number฀of฀tracks฀on฀the฀CD,฀total฀playing฀฀ ฀ time฀of฀the฀CD,฀number฀of฀tracks฀left฀3),฀฀ ฀ time฀remaining฀on฀the฀CD฀3) ฀  ฀ File฀view฀screen ฀  ฀ File฀view฀screen ฀ 1)฀When฀you฀are฀playing฀an฀audio฀CD฀containing฀ text฀informatin฀such฀as฀CD-TEXT,฀information฀in฀ ฀ parentheses฀is฀displayed. 2)฀Bit฀rate฀and฀sampling฀frequencies฀are฀displayed.฀฀ While฀an฀MP3฀file฀made฀at฀VBR฀(variable฀bit฀rate)฀ is฀being฀played,฀“VBR”฀appears฀on฀the฀display฀ instead฀of฀a฀bit฀rate.฀฀In฀some฀cases,฀“VBR”฀ appears฀halfway฀through฀playback,฀rather฀than฀ from฀the฀beginning. 3)฀The฀displays฀appear฀only฀during฀normal฀play. 4)฀During฀play,฀“artist฀name”฀is฀not฀displayed฀if฀the฀ disc฀does฀not฀have฀ID3฀tag฀information.฀฀When฀ the฀list฀of฀group฀names/file฀names฀appears฀on฀the฀ display,฀“artist฀name”฀and฀“group฀name”฀are฀not฀ displayed. 21

3฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀ Changing฀Playback฀ the฀playback฀option. Options฀(PLAY฀MODE) ฀ The฀default฀setting฀is฀“ALL”฀(normal฀ play). You฀can฀use฀various฀playback฀options฀such฀ as฀selecting฀songs฀you฀want฀to฀listen฀to,฀and฀ playing฀songs฀in฀your฀favorite฀order. For฀details฀about฀playback฀options,฀see฀ ฀page฀23. You฀can฀also฀play฀songs฀repeatedly฀using฀the฀ 4฀ Press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. playback฀options฀you฀choose฀(repeat฀play,฀ 5฀ When฀“REPEAT”฀appears,฀select฀“ON”฀or฀ ฀page฀26). “OFF”฀and฀press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. Align Function฀button Function฀dial To฀return฀to฀normal฀play On฀the฀remote,฀turn฀the฀function฀dial฀to฀ select฀P฀MODE/ ฀and฀press฀the฀function฀ 1฀ During฀play,฀turn฀the฀function฀dial฀ button฀repeatedly฀until฀the฀playback฀option฀ on฀the฀remote฀to฀select฀P฀MODE/ ฀and฀press฀the฀function฀button฀ disappears.฀(On฀the฀CD฀player,฀select฀“ALL”฀ repeatedly฀to฀select฀a฀playback฀ in฀the฀PLAY฀MODE฀menu.) option. The฀playback฀option฀you฀selected฀lights฀ up฀or฀flashes. If฀the฀playback฀option฀flashes฀,฀press฀. On฀the฀CD฀player 1฀ Press฀DSPL/MENU฀until฀the฀menu฀screen฀ appears. ฀ ฀ :฀PLAYMODE ฀ ฀ :฀SOUND ฀ ฀ :฀OPTION 2฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀฀ “ ฀PLAY฀MODE”฀and฀press฀. 22

Playback฀options฀(PLAY฀MODE)฀ Display฀on฀the฀remote/฀ Explanation on฀the฀CD฀player No฀display/ALL All฀tracks฀on฀the฀CD฀are฀played฀in฀a฀track฀number฀order. For฀the฀ATRAC฀CD/MP3฀CD,฀a฀playing฀order฀is฀different฀ according฀to฀the฀setting฀of฀the฀“PLAY฀ORDER”฀in฀the฀OPTION฀ menu. /GROUP All฀files฀in฀the฀selected฀group฀or฀all฀groups฀are฀played฀(ATRAC฀ CD/MP3฀CD฀only)฀(฀page฀24). 1 The฀current฀track฀is฀played฀once. Playback SHUF/SHUFFLE All฀tracks฀on฀the฀CD฀are฀played฀once฀in฀random฀order. SHUF/GROUP฀SHUFFLE All฀files฀in฀the฀selected฀group฀are฀played฀once฀in฀random฀order฀ (ATRAC฀CD/MP3฀CD฀only)฀(฀page฀24). /BOOKMARK Tracks฀to฀which฀Bookmarks฀have฀been฀added฀are฀played.฀The฀play฀ of฀tracks฀with฀Bookmarks฀starts฀in฀track฀number฀order,฀not฀in฀the฀ order฀you฀added฀the฀Bookmarks฀(฀page฀24). /PLAYLIST Tracks฀in฀the฀selected฀m3u฀play฀list*฀are฀played฀(MP3฀CD฀only)฀ (฀page฀25). a00/AUTO฀RANKING The฀tracks฀you฀have฀played฀most฀frequently฀from฀the฀CD฀are฀ played฀from฀the฀10th฀to฀the฀first. a00฀SHUF/RANKING฀SHUF Up฀to฀32฀tracks,฀which฀the฀player฀has฀automatically฀memorized฀as฀ the฀most฀frequently฀played฀ones,฀are฀played฀in฀random฀order. PGM/PROGRAM Up฀to฀64฀tracks฀are฀played฀in฀your฀favorite฀order฀(฀page฀25). INTRO About฀the฀first฀10฀seconds฀of฀all฀tracks฀which฀follow฀the฀current฀ track฀are฀played฀once.฀฀If฀you฀turn฀the฀function฀dial฀to฀select฀ P฀MODE/ ,฀and฀press฀the฀function฀button฀during฀INTRO฀play,฀ you฀can฀listen฀to฀the฀current฀track฀to฀the฀end. ฀*฀An฀m3u฀play฀list฀is฀a฀file฀in฀which฀an฀MP3฀file฀playing฀order฀has฀been฀encoded.฀฀To฀use฀the฀play฀list฀function,฀ record฀MP3฀files฀on฀a฀CD-R/CD-RW฀using฀encoding฀software฀that฀supports฀the฀m3u฀format. You฀can฀play฀the฀top฀8฀lists฀(listed฀by฀file฀name)฀on฀your฀screen฀on฀the฀CD฀player. Continued฀ 23

Playing฀groups 2฀ If฀you฀want฀to฀add฀a฀Bookmark฀to฀ two฀or฀more฀tracks,฀repeat฀step฀1. 1฀ In฀step฀1฀of฀“Changing฀Playback฀ You฀can฀add฀Bookmarks฀to฀up฀to฀10฀CDs฀ Options฀(PLAY฀MODE)”฀(฀page฀22),฀ for฀audio฀CDs฀(up฀to฀99฀tracks฀for฀each฀ select฀“ ”฀or฀“ ฀SHUF.” CD)฀and฀up฀to฀5฀CDs฀for฀ATRAC฀CDs/ MP3฀CDs฀(up฀to฀999฀tracks฀for฀each฀CD). 2฀ Turn฀the฀VOL฀+/–฀control฀to฀select฀a฀ group. 3฀ In฀the฀step฀1฀of฀“Changing฀Playback฀ If฀you฀select฀a฀group฀on฀an฀MP3฀CD,฀etc.฀ Options฀(PLAY฀MODE)”฀(page฀22),฀ by฀searching฀through฀all฀the฀directories,฀ select฀ ฀(BOOKMARK). turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀or฀ . If฀you฀select฀a฀group฀within฀the฀same฀ 4฀ Press฀. directory,฀turn฀the฀VOL฀+/–฀control. On฀the฀CD฀player 1฀ During฀play฀of฀the฀track฀to฀which฀you฀ 3฀ Press฀฀for฀2฀seconds฀or฀more. want฀to฀add฀a฀Bookmark,฀press฀฀on฀the฀ The฀player฀starts฀playback฀of฀all฀files฀in฀ jog฀lever฀until฀ ฀flashes฀slowly. the฀group฀you฀have฀selected. 2฀ If฀you฀want฀to฀add฀a฀Bookmark฀to฀two฀or฀ more฀tracks,฀repeat฀step฀1. On฀the฀CD฀player 3฀ Press฀DSPL/MENU฀until฀the฀menu฀screen฀ 1฀ Perform฀steps฀1฀and฀2฀of฀“Changing฀ appears. Playback฀Options฀(PLAY฀MODE)”฀(฀ 4฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀ page฀22).฀In฀step฀3,฀select฀“GROUP”฀or฀ “PLAY฀MODE,”฀and฀press฀. “GROUP฀SHUFFLE”฀and฀press฀฀on฀ 5฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀ the฀jog฀lever. “BOOKMARK,”฀and฀then฀press฀. 2฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀a฀ group. To฀remove฀Bookmarks 3฀ Press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever฀for฀2฀seconds฀or฀ During฀play฀of฀a฀track฀with฀a฀Bookmark,฀ more. press฀and฀hold฀฀on฀the฀remote฀until฀ ฀ 4฀ When฀“REPEAT”฀appears,฀select฀“ON”฀or฀ disappears.฀฀(On฀the฀player,฀press฀and฀hold฀฀ “OFF”฀and฀press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. on฀the฀jog฀lever.) Note Notes If฀the฀group฀has฀no฀tracks,฀“Invalid”฀appears฀on฀the฀ •฀ If฀you฀try฀to฀add฀Bookmarks฀to฀tracks฀on฀an฀11th฀ display. CD฀(on฀a฀6th฀CD฀when฀playing฀ATRAC฀CDs/MP3฀ CDs),฀the฀Bookmarks฀of฀the฀CD฀you฀played฀first฀ Playing฀your฀favorite฀ will฀be฀erased. tracks฀(Bookmark฀play) •฀ All฀Bookmarks฀stored฀in฀memory฀will฀be฀erased฀if฀ you฀remove฀all฀power฀sources,฀or฀if฀you฀continue฀ playing฀the฀player฀on฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀ 1฀ During฀play฀of฀the฀track฀to฀which฀ while฀“Lo฀Batt”฀is฀displayed,฀without฀charging฀the฀ you฀want฀to฀add฀a฀Bookmark,฀press฀ battery. and฀hold฀฀on฀the฀remote฀until฀ ฀ flashes฀slowly. 24

Playing฀your฀favorite฀play฀ lists฀(m3u฀play฀list฀play) 3฀ Repeat฀step฀2฀to฀select฀tracks฀in฀ your฀favorite฀order. You฀can฀select฀up฀to฀64฀tracks. 1฀ In฀the฀step฀1฀of฀“Changing฀Playback฀ When฀you฀finish฀entering฀the฀64th฀track,฀ Options฀(PLAY฀MODE)”฀(page฀22),฀ the฀track฀number฀selected฀first฀(audio฀ select฀ ฀(play฀list). CD)/file฀name฀(ATRAC฀CD/MP3฀CD)฀ appears฀on฀the฀display. If฀you฀select฀65฀tracks฀or฀more,฀the฀tracks฀ 2฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀on฀the฀ selected฀first฀are฀erased฀one฀by฀one. remote฀toward฀฀or฀฀to฀select฀ a฀play฀list฀you฀want. 4฀฀Press฀฀on฀the฀remote. Playback Playback฀starts฀in฀the฀selected฀order. 3฀ Press฀. On฀the฀CD฀player On฀the฀CD฀player 1฀ Select฀“PROGRAM”฀in฀step฀3฀of฀the฀ 1฀ In฀the฀step฀3฀of฀“Changing฀Playback฀ player฀operation฀for฀“Changing฀Playback฀ Options฀(PLAY฀MODE)”฀on฀the฀CD฀ Options฀(PLAY฀MODE)”฀(฀page฀22),฀ player฀(page฀22),฀select฀“PLAYLIST.” and฀then฀press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. 2฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀a฀ 2฀ Turn฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀ play฀list. your฀tracks,฀and฀press฀and฀hold฀฀until฀ 3฀ Press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. the฀display฀changes. 3฀ After฀selecting฀your฀favorite฀order,฀press฀ Playing฀tracks฀in฀your฀ ฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. favorite฀order฀(PGM฀play) To฀check฀the฀program 1฀ While฀the฀player฀stopped,฀turn฀the฀ 1฀ While฀the฀player฀is฀stopped,฀turn฀the฀ function฀dial฀on฀the฀remote฀to฀select฀ function฀dial฀to฀select฀P฀MODE/ ฀and฀ P฀MODE/ ฀and฀press฀the฀function฀ press฀the฀function฀button฀repeatedly฀until฀ button฀repeatedly฀until฀“PGM”฀ “PGM”฀flashes.฀Then,฀press฀and฀hold฀฀ (program)฀flashes. on฀the฀remote฀until฀the฀display฀changes.฀ Whenever฀you฀press฀and฀hold฀,฀the฀ tracks฀are฀displayed฀in฀playing฀order.฀ ฀ (On฀the฀CD฀player:฀While฀the฀player฀is฀ ฀ Playing฀order฀ Track฀name฀or฀file฀name stopped,฀select฀“PROGRAM”฀in฀step฀3฀ of฀the฀player฀operation฀for฀“Changing฀ 2฀ Turn฀the฀VOL฀+/–฀control฀to฀select฀a฀ Playback฀Options฀(PLAY฀MODE)”฀ track,฀and฀then฀press฀and฀hold฀฀ (฀page฀22),฀and฀press฀and฀hold฀฀until฀ until฀the฀display฀changes. the฀display฀changes.฀Whenever฀you฀press฀ When฀playing฀an฀ATRAC฀CD/MP3฀CD:฀ and฀hold฀,฀the฀tracks฀are฀displayed฀in฀ You฀can฀also฀select฀a฀file฀in฀another฀group฀ playing฀order.) by฀turning฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀ ฀ or฀ ฀while฀you฀keep฀the฀dial฀pressed฀in฀ To฀cancel฀the฀PGM฀play the฀direction฀of฀. Press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀ player). Continued฀ 25

Playing฀tracks฀repeatedly฀ (Repeat฀play) Changing฀Sound฀ Quality 1฀ Turn฀the฀function฀dial฀on฀the฀remote฀ For฀details฀about฀the฀setting฀of฀SOUND฀items,฀ to฀select฀P฀MODE/ ฀and฀press฀the฀ see฀฀page฀28. function฀button฀repeatedly฀to฀select฀ the฀playback฀option฀you฀want฀to฀ repeat฀(page฀23). Selecting฀the฀sound฀ quality You฀can฀set฀up฀the฀“EQUALIZER”฀setting฀ 2฀ Press฀and฀hold฀the฀function฀button฀ and/or฀“CLEARBASS”฀setting.฀If฀you฀set฀ until฀ ฀(repeat)฀appears. both฀at฀the฀same฀time,฀you฀can฀enjoy฀more฀ The฀playback฀option฀you฀have฀selected฀ bass฀sound฀along฀with฀the฀sound฀quality฀you฀ repeats. want. On฀the฀CD฀player Select฀“ON”฀in฀step฀5฀of฀the฀player฀operation฀ 1฀ Turn฀the฀function฀dial฀on฀the฀remote฀ to฀select฀SOUND. for฀“Changing฀Playback฀Options฀(PLAY฀ MODE)”฀(page฀22). 2฀ Press฀the฀function฀button฀ To฀return฀to฀normal฀play repeatedly฀until฀“EQUALIZER”฀or฀ Turn฀the฀function฀dial฀on฀the฀remote฀to฀select฀ “CLEARBASS”฀appears. P฀MODE/ ,฀and฀then฀press฀and฀hold฀the฀ function฀button฀until฀ ฀disappears.฀(On฀the฀ 3฀ Press฀. CD฀player,฀select฀“OFF”.) 4฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀ or฀฀to฀select฀the฀sound฀quality฀ you฀want. 5฀ Press฀. On฀the฀CD฀player 1฀ Press฀DSPL/MENU฀until฀the฀menu฀screen฀ appears. 2฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀฀ “ ฀SOUND”฀and฀press฀. 3฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀ the฀item฀you฀want฀to฀set฀up฀and฀press฀. 4฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀an฀ option฀and฀press฀. 26

Customizing฀sound฀quality You฀can฀adjust฀sound฀quality฀for฀each฀ 6฀ Repeat฀steps฀3฀to฀5฀to฀make฀ adjustment฀for฀the฀remaining฀2฀ frequency฀range฀individually,฀checking฀the฀ frequency฀ranges. shape฀of฀the฀wave฀on฀the฀display. 1฀ Turn฀the฀function฀dial฀on฀the฀remote฀ 7฀ Press฀. to฀select฀SOUND,฀and฀then฀press฀ On฀the฀CD฀player the฀function฀button฀repeatedly฀until฀ “EQUALIZER”฀appears฀and฀press฀ 1฀ Select฀“EQUALIZER”฀in฀step฀3฀and฀ . “CUSTOM”฀in฀step฀4฀of฀the฀player฀ operation฀for฀“Selecting฀the฀sound฀ Playback quality”฀(page฀26). 2฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀ 2฀ Press฀฀or฀฀for฀2฀seconds฀or฀more฀ ฀or฀฀repeatedly฀to฀select฀ to฀select฀the฀frequency฀range. “CUSTOM”฀and฀press฀. 3฀ Press฀฀or฀฀repeatedly฀to฀select฀the฀ shape฀of฀the฀wave. 4฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀ the฀sound฀volume. 3฀ Turn฀and฀hold฀the฀operation฀dial฀ 5฀ Repeat฀steps฀2฀to฀4฀to฀make฀adjustments฀ toward฀฀or฀฀for฀2฀seconds฀or฀ for฀the฀remaining฀2฀frequency฀ranges,฀and฀ more฀until฀the฀frequency฀range฀you฀ then฀press฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever. want฀to฀set฀up฀appears. “Low”฀is฀displayed฀first. To฀return฀to฀the฀previous฀screen There฀are฀3฀frequency฀ranges;฀฀“Low”฀ Press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀ (low฀range฀audio),฀“Mid”฀(middle฀range฀ player). audio),฀and฀“Hi”฀(high฀range฀audio). To฀cancel฀the฀adjustment฀operation 4฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀ Press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀ or฀฀repeatedly฀to฀select฀the฀ player)฀for฀2฀seconds฀or฀more. shape฀of฀the฀wave. There฀are฀3฀shapes฀stored฀in฀memory฀for฀ Notes each฀frequency฀range. •฀ If฀the฀sound฀is฀distorted฀by฀your฀sound฀settings฀ when฀you฀turn฀up฀the฀volume,฀turn฀the฀volume฀ down. •฀ If฀you฀feel฀a฀difference฀in฀sound฀volume฀between฀ ฀ Frequency฀range the฀“CUSTOM”฀sound฀setting฀and฀other฀sound฀ settings,฀adjust฀the฀volume฀to฀your฀preference. 5฀ Turn฀the฀VOL฀+/–฀control฀repeatedly฀ Continued฀ to฀select฀the฀sound฀volume. The฀sound฀volume฀can฀be฀adjusted฀in฀7฀ levels. ฀ Sound฀volume 27

SOUND฀items฀ To฀return฀to฀the฀previous฀screen,฀press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀player).฀To฀cancel฀the฀ setting฀operation,฀press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀player)฀for฀2฀seconds฀or฀more. Item Options฀฀(:฀Default฀setting) EQUALIZER฀  OFF Normal฀sound฀quality (Equalizer฀setting) ฀ SOFT For฀vocal,฀stressing฀middle฀range฀audio ฀ ACTIVE Lively฀sounds,฀emphasizing฀high฀and฀low฀range฀audio ฀ HEAVY Powerful฀sounds,฀further฀emphasizing฀high฀and฀low฀ranges฀ compared฀with฀ACTIVE฀sound ฀ CUSTOM Customized฀sound฀(see฀฀page฀27฀for฀details) CLEARBASS฀ ฀ OFF Normal฀sound฀quality. (Bass฀sound฀setting) ฀ BASS฀11) Emphasizing฀bass฀sound. ฀ BASS฀21) Emphasizing฀bass฀sound฀more฀than฀BASS฀1. ฀ BASS฀31) Emphasizing฀bass฀sound฀more฀than฀BASS฀2. 1)฀“1,”฀“2”฀or฀“3”฀appears฀on฀the฀display฀on฀the฀CD฀player. Note If฀you฀change฀the฀setting฀of฀the฀EQUALIZER฀item฀after฀you฀have฀set฀the฀CLEARBASS฀item,฀the฀setting฀of฀the฀ EQUALIZER฀item฀gets฀priority. When฀you฀set฀both฀the฀EQUALIZER฀item฀and฀the฀CLEARBASS฀item,฀set฀the฀EQUALIZER฀item฀first. 28

Changing฀Optional฀ Settings For฀details฀about฀the฀setting฀of฀OPTION฀ items,฀see฀page฀30. Setting฀various฀functions You฀can฀set฀the฀various฀functions฀such฀as฀the฀ language฀for฀the฀menu฀and฀the฀playback฀order฀ of฀the฀groups/files. Playback 1฀ Turn฀the฀function฀dial฀on฀the฀remote฀ to฀DSPL/MENU,฀and฀then฀press฀and฀ hold฀the฀function฀button฀until฀the฀ function฀item฀flashes฀on฀the฀display. 2฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀ or฀฀to฀select฀the฀item฀you฀want฀to฀ set฀up,฀and฀then฀press฀. 3฀ Turn฀the฀operation฀dial฀toward฀฀ or฀฀to฀select฀an฀option,฀and฀then฀ press฀. When฀you฀are฀setting฀the฀“LANGUAGE”฀ or฀“PLAY฀ORDER,”฀repeat฀step฀3. On฀the฀CD฀player 1฀ Press฀DSPL/MENU฀until฀the฀menu฀screen฀ appears. 2฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀฀ “ ฀OPTION”฀and฀press฀. 3฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀ the฀item฀you฀want฀to฀set฀up฀and฀press฀. 4฀ Flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀/฀to฀select฀an฀ option฀and฀press฀. Continued฀ 29

OPTION฀items฀ To฀return฀to฀the฀previous฀screen,฀press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀player).฀To฀cancel฀the฀ setting฀operation,฀press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(/CHG฀on฀the฀CD฀player)฀for฀2฀seconds฀or฀more. Items Options฀฀(:฀Default฀settings) LANGUAGE฀฀ MENU฀1) ฀ ENGLISH Select฀the฀language฀for฀menu฀text,฀warning฀ (Language฀for฀ ฀ FRENCH message,฀etc. menu,฀etc.) ฀ GERMAN ฀ ITALIAN ฀ JAPANESE* ฀ KOREAN* ฀ PORTUGUESE ฀ RUSSIAN ฀ S.CHINESE* ฀ SPANISH ฀ T.CHINESE* *฀D-NE920LS฀only TEXT฀2)฀6) ฀ AUTO Select฀the฀language฀for฀CD-TEXT,฀ID3฀ tag,฀etc. ฀ ENGLISH If฀you฀select฀“AUTO,”฀you฀can฀read฀the฀text฀ ฀ FRENCH in฀the฀following฀language. ฀ GERMAN ฀ ITALIAN ฀ JAPANESE* ฀ KOREAN* ฀ PORTUGUESE ฀ RUSSIAN ฀ S.CHINESE* ฀ SPANISH ฀ T.CHINESE* *฀D-NE920LS฀only G-PROTECTION฀3)฀6)฀ ฀ 1 Protection฀against฀sound฀skipping฀is฀provided฀with฀high฀quality฀ (To฀prevent฀sound฀ CD฀sound. skipping) ฀ 2 Enhanced฀protection฀against฀sound฀skipping฀is฀provided. AVLS฀4)฀ ฀ OFF The฀volume฀changes฀without฀limiting฀the฀volume฀level. (Limiting฀volume) ฀ ON The฀maximum฀volume฀is฀limited฀to฀protect฀your฀hearing. 30

Items Options฀฀(:฀Default฀settings) TIMER฀ ฀ OFF The฀timer฀does฀not฀work. (Off฀timer) ฀ ON 1-99฀min ฀is฀displayed฀on฀the฀player.฀฀You฀can฀check฀ the฀remaining฀playback฀time฀by฀selecting฀ this฀option฀during฀play.฀฀฀ Turn฀the฀VOL฀+/–฀control฀on฀the฀remote฀ repeatedly฀to฀increase฀or฀decrease฀the฀length฀ Playback of฀time฀by฀5฀minutes,฀or฀keep฀turning฀the฀ VOL฀+/–฀control฀to฀increase฀or฀decrease฀by฀ 1฀minute.฀฀The฀default฀setting฀is฀“10฀min” AUDIO฀OUT฀6)฀ ฀ HEADPHONE Select฀this฀when฀you฀connect฀the฀supplied฀headphones฀or฀ (External฀audio฀ earphones. output) ฀ LINE฀OUT Select฀this฀when฀you฀connect฀other฀devices฀such฀as฀active฀ speakers฀with฀an฀audio฀cord฀(฀page฀33). BEEP฀ ฀ ON The฀beep฀sounds฀when฀you฀operate฀the฀player. (Sound฀of฀operation) ฀ OFF The฀beep฀is฀turned฀off. SEAMLESS฀5)฀6)฀ ฀ OFF The฀CD฀is฀played฀as฀recorded฀on฀the฀disc,฀including฀spaces฀ (Playing฀tracks฀ between฀tracks. continuously) ฀ ON The฀CD฀is฀played฀without฀space฀between฀tracks. POWER฀SAVE฀ ฀ OFF The฀display฀lights฀up฀on฀both฀the฀remote฀and฀the฀CD฀player฀for฀ (The฀LCD฀backlight฀ about฀10฀seconds,฀then฀turns฀off.฀The฀OPR฀lamp฀on฀the฀player฀ on฀the฀remote/ remains฀lit. player฀and฀the฀ ฀ 1 The฀display฀does฀not฀light฀up฀on฀either฀the฀remote฀or฀the฀CD฀ OPR฀lamp฀on฀the฀ player. player)฀6) ฀ 2 The฀display฀does฀not฀light฀up฀on฀either฀the฀remote฀or฀the฀CD฀ player.฀Furthermore,฀the฀SOUND฀settings฀are฀not฀effective. PLAY฀ORDER฀ TRACK ฀ NORMAL Play฀back฀the฀music฀source฀in฀the฀order฀of฀ (Playback฀order)฀6) recording. ฀ ID3tagTNO Play฀back฀in฀the฀order฀of฀ID3฀tag฀number. ฀ FILE฀NAME Play฀back฀in฀the฀alphabetical฀order฀of฀the฀ file฀names. GROUP ฀ OFF Play฀back฀the฀music฀source฀in฀the฀order฀of฀ recording. ฀ ON Play฀back฀the฀music฀source฀in฀the฀order฀of฀ group฀names. DIRECTION฀ ฀ NORMAL The฀characters฀appear฀on฀the฀display฀in฀the฀normal฀direction. (Inverting฀the฀ ฀ REVERSE The฀characters฀appear฀on฀the฀display฀of฀the฀remote฀in฀the฀reverse฀ characters฀on฀the฀ direction฀so฀that฀you฀can฀read฀them฀from฀the฀opposite฀side.฀ display) When฀you฀set฀the฀CUSTOM฀item฀of฀the฀EQUALIZER฀setting฀or฀ perform฀the฀File฀View฀searching,฀VOL฀+/–฀on฀the฀remote฀operates฀ in฀an฀opposite฀way. Continued฀ 31

Items Options฀฀(:฀Default฀settings) CD-EXTRA฀6)฀7)฀ ฀ OFF Set฀to฀“OFF”฀as฀long฀as฀you฀can฀play฀your฀CD฀normally. (Playback฀by฀disc฀ ฀ ON If฀you฀cannot฀play฀your฀CD-Extra,฀set฀to฀“ON.”฀You฀may฀play฀it. format) ANIMATION฀ ฀ OFF The฀ordinary฀playback฀screen฀is฀displayed฀when฀you฀have฀not฀ (Selecting฀ used฀any฀controls฀for฀a฀specified฀period฀of฀time. animation฀screen) ฀ ON Animation฀screen฀appears฀when฀you฀have฀not฀used฀any฀controls฀ for฀a฀specified฀period฀of฀time. 1)฀For฀D-NE920฀only:฀ Even฀if฀you฀select฀“S.฀CHINESE”฀or฀“T.฀CHINESE”฀on฀the฀menu฀screen฀of฀the฀CD฀player,฀menu฀text฀appears฀ in฀English฀on฀the฀remote. 2)฀For฀D-NE920฀only:฀ Even฀if฀you฀select฀“S.฀CHINESE”฀or฀“T.฀CHINESE”฀on฀the฀menu฀screen฀of฀the฀CD฀player,฀“----”฀appears฀on฀ the฀remote. 3)฀Depending฀on฀the฀model฀you฀purchased,฀“G-PRO”฀is฀displayed฀on฀the฀remote. 4)฀AVLS฀is฀an฀abbreviation฀of฀the฀Automatic฀Volume฀Limiter฀System. 5)฀This฀function฀works฀only฀for฀ATRAC฀CDs. 6)฀You฀can฀set฀this฀up฀only฀while฀the฀player฀is฀stopped. 7)฀This฀function฀works฀only฀for฀Audio฀CDs฀and฀CD-Extra฀CDs. Notes •฀ Even฀if฀“G-PROTECTION”฀is฀set฀to฀“2,”฀sound฀may฀skip: –฀when฀the฀CD฀player฀receives฀stronger฀continuous฀shock฀than฀expected,฀ –฀when฀a฀dirty฀or฀scratched฀CD฀is฀played,฀or –฀for฀CD-Rs/CD-RWs,฀when฀a฀poor-quality฀disc฀is฀played฀or฀there฀is฀a฀problem฀with฀the฀original฀recording฀ device฀or฀application฀software. •฀ Even฀if฀“SEAMLESS”฀is฀set฀to฀“ON,”฀the฀tracks฀may฀not฀play฀continuously฀depending฀on฀how฀the฀source฀ music฀was฀recorded. 32

Connected฀device* Setting Connecting฀Other฀ Headphones HEADPHONE Devices Device฀connected฀using฀the฀ LINE฀OUT connecting฀cord You฀can฀listen฀to฀CDs฀through฀a฀stereo฀system฀ and฀record฀CDs฀on฀a฀MiniDisc฀or฀a฀cassette฀ When฀you฀connect฀another฀device,฀set฀this฀ tape.฀฀See฀the฀instruction฀manual฀that฀comes฀ to฀“LINE฀OUT.”฀฀When฀the฀setting฀is฀“LINE฀ with฀the฀device฀you฀want฀to฀connect.฀ OUT,”฀volume฀cannot฀be฀adjusted฀using฀ Be฀sure฀to฀turn฀off฀all฀devices฀before฀making฀ either฀the฀player฀or฀the฀remote,฀and฀the฀sound฀ the฀connections฀and฀changing฀the฀settings฀ function฀does฀not฀work. explained฀below.฀ *฀When฀you฀connect฀another฀device฀using฀the฀optical฀ Playback digital฀connecting฀cord,฀you฀do฀not฀have฀to฀make฀ those฀settings.฀The฀setting฀changes฀automatically. Notes •฀ Before฀you฀play฀a฀CD,฀turn฀down฀the฀volume฀ to฀฀ of฀the฀connected฀device฀to฀avoid฀damaging฀the฀ (headphones)/ connected฀speaker. LINE฀OUT฀ •฀ Use฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀for฀recording.฀฀If฀you฀ (OPTICAL) use฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀or฀a฀dry฀battery฀as฀a฀ power฀source,฀the฀battery฀may฀become฀completely฀ Connecting฀cord฀ depleted฀in฀the฀middle฀of฀recording. Optical฀digital฀ (minijack,฀not฀ •฀ This฀CD฀player฀uses฀the฀Serial฀Copy฀Management฀ connecting฀ supplied) System,฀which฀allows฀only฀first฀generation฀digital฀ cord฀(not฀ copies฀to฀be฀made. supplied) •฀ When฀playing฀an฀ATRAC฀CD/MP3฀CD,฀optical฀ Left฀(white) digital฀signals฀are฀not฀output฀from฀the฀/LINE฀ OUT฀(OPTICAL)฀jack.฀When฀recording฀or฀playing฀ Right฀(red) an฀ATRAC฀CD/MP3฀CD฀using฀a฀connected฀device,฀ use฀only฀an฀analog฀connecting฀cord. MiniDisc฀recorder,฀AV฀ •฀ When฀using฀an฀optical฀digital฀connecting฀cord,฀ amplifier,฀active฀speaker,฀ make฀sure฀that฀the฀CD฀player฀is฀paused฀before฀you฀ start฀to฀record฀a฀CD฀on฀a฀MiniDisc,฀DAT,฀etc. cassette฀recorder,฀etc. •฀ To฀record฀high฀quality฀CD฀sound,฀set฀ “G-PROTECTION”฀to฀“1”฀in฀the฀OPTION฀menu. “LINE฀OUT”฀or฀“HEADPHONE”฀blinks฀for฀ about฀5฀seconds฀on฀the฀display฀of฀the฀player฀ when฀a฀connecting฀cord฀is฀connected. You฀need฀to฀change฀the฀setting฀for฀“AUDIO฀ OUT”฀in฀the฀OPTION฀menu฀so฀that฀sound฀is฀ output฀to฀the฀connected฀device.฀฀The฀settings฀ of฀“AUDIO฀OUT”฀are฀shown฀below.฀฀To฀make฀ those฀settings,฀see฀฀page฀29,฀31. 33

Additional฀Information Troubleshooting Should฀any฀problem฀persist฀after฀you฀have฀checked฀these฀symptoms,฀consult฀your฀nearest฀Sony฀ dealer. Power Symptom Cause฀and/or฀corrective฀action The฀rechargeable฀battery฀cannot฀ ฀The฀rechargeable฀battery฀is฀not฀inserted฀in฀the฀battery฀ be฀charged. compartment.฀฀Insert฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀(฀page฀11). ฀The฀terminals฀of฀the฀charging฀stand฀are฀dirty.฀฀Wipe฀them฀with฀a฀ soft,฀dry฀cloth฀(฀page฀38). ฀The฀CD฀is฀playing.฀฀Turn฀it฀off฀(฀page฀17). ฀The฀CD฀player฀is฀not฀placed฀correctly฀on฀the฀charging฀stand.฀฀ Place฀the฀player฀on฀the฀stand฀securely฀and฀make฀sure฀that฀the฀ OPR฀lamp฀lights฀up฀(฀page฀11). Sound Symptom Cause฀and/or฀corrective฀action The฀volume฀does฀not฀increase฀ ฀“AVLS”฀is฀set฀to฀“ON.”฀฀Set฀it฀to฀“OFF”฀(฀page฀30). even฀if฀you฀turn฀the฀VOL฀ ฀“AUDIO฀OUT”฀is฀set฀to฀“LINE฀OUT.”฀฀Set฀it฀to฀ +/–฀control฀on฀the฀remote฀in฀the฀ “HEADPHONE”฀(฀page฀31). +฀direction฀repeatedly฀(even฀if฀ you฀flick฀the฀jog฀lever฀toward฀฀ repeatedly฀on฀the฀player). No฀sound,฀or฀noise฀is฀heard. ฀Connect฀the฀headphones/earphones฀plugs฀firmly. ฀The฀plugs฀are฀dirty.฀฀Clean฀the฀headphones/earphones฀plugs฀ with฀a฀dry฀soft฀cloth฀periodically. The฀volume฀cannot฀be฀adjusted. ฀“AUDIO฀OUT”฀is฀set฀to฀“LINE฀OUT.”฀฀Adjust฀the฀volume฀ using฀the฀volume฀control฀on฀the฀connected฀device,฀or฀set฀ “AUDIO฀OUT”฀to฀“HEADPHONE”฀(฀page฀31). A฀rustling฀noise฀is฀heard฀from฀ ฀Close฀the฀lid฀of฀the฀battery฀compartment฀firmly฀(฀page฀11). the฀CD. When฀using฀the฀player฀with฀a฀ ฀“AUDIO฀OUT”฀is฀set฀to฀“LINE฀OUT.”฀฀Adjust฀the฀volume฀of฀ stereo฀system฀connected,฀the฀ the฀connected฀device฀(฀page฀31). sound฀is฀distorted฀or฀noisy. ฀“AUDIO฀OUT”฀is฀set฀to฀“HEADPHONE.”฀฀Adjust฀the฀volume฀ on฀the฀player฀(฀page฀31). EQUALIZER฀items฀cannot฀be฀set฀ ฀“POWER฀SAVE”฀is฀set฀to฀“2”฀(฀page฀31). up. 34

Operation/Playback Symptom Cause฀and/or฀corrective฀action The฀playing฀time฀is฀too฀short.฀฀The฀ ฀Check฀that฀you฀are฀using฀an฀alkaline฀battery฀and฀not฀a฀ CD฀does฀not฀play. manganese฀battery. ฀Replace฀the฀dry฀battery฀with฀a฀new฀LR6฀(size฀AA)฀alkaline฀ battery฀(฀page฀13). ฀Charge฀and฀discharge฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀several฀times฀ (฀page฀11). Certain฀tracks฀cannot฀be฀played.฀ ฀You฀tried฀to฀play฀files฀saved฀in฀a฀format฀that฀is฀not฀compatible฀ with฀this฀player฀(฀page฀5). ฀Change฀the฀setting฀of฀“CD-EXTRA”฀in฀the฀OPTION฀menu.฀ You฀may฀play฀your฀CD฀(฀page฀32). “Lo฀Batt”฀appears฀on฀the฀display,฀ ฀The฀rechargeable฀battery฀is฀used฀up฀completely.฀Charge฀the฀ and฀the฀CD฀does฀not฀play. battery฀(฀page฀11). ฀Replace฀the฀dry฀battery฀with฀a฀new฀LR6฀(size฀AA)฀alkaline฀ battery฀(฀page฀13).฀ “Hi฀DC฀in”฀appears฀on฀the฀display. ฀An฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀which฀is฀rated฀higher฀than฀the฀one฀ Additional฀Information supplied฀or฀recommended฀is฀being฀used.฀฀Use฀only฀the฀supplied฀ AC฀power฀adaptor฀or฀the฀car฀battery฀cord฀recommended฀in฀ “Optional฀Accessories”฀(฀page฀39). The฀CD฀does฀not฀play,฀or฀“No฀Disc”฀ ฀The฀CD฀is฀dirty฀or฀defective.฀฀Clean฀it฀or฀change฀it. appears฀on฀the฀display฀when฀a฀CD฀ ฀Check฀that฀the฀CD฀is฀inserted฀with฀the฀label฀side฀up฀ is฀placed฀in฀the฀player. (฀page฀16). ฀Moisture฀condensation฀has฀occurred.฀฀Leave฀the฀CD฀player฀ aside฀for฀several฀hours฀until฀the฀moisture฀evaporates. ฀Close฀the฀lid฀of฀the฀battery฀compartment฀firmly฀(฀page฀11). ฀Make฀sure฀the฀battery฀is฀inserted฀correctly฀(฀page฀11,฀13). ฀Connect฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀to฀an฀AC฀outlet฀securely฀ (฀page฀15). ฀Press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀(on฀the฀player,฀press฀฀of฀the฀jog฀ lever)฀after฀one฀second฀or฀more฀has฀passed฀since฀the฀AC฀power฀ adaptor฀was฀connected. ฀The฀CD-R/CD-RW฀in฀the฀player฀is฀blank. ฀There฀is฀a฀problem฀with฀the฀quality฀of฀the฀CD-R/CD-RW,฀ recording฀device,฀or฀application฀software. The฀OPR฀lamp฀flashes฀on฀the฀ ฀The฀buttons฀are฀locked.฀฀Slide฀the฀HOLD฀switch฀back฀ player฀when฀you฀press฀a฀button,฀ (฀page฀18). and฀the฀CD฀does฀not฀play. Continued฀ 35

Symptom Cause฀and/or฀corrective฀action Playback฀starts฀from฀the฀point฀you฀ ฀The฀resume฀function฀is฀working.฀To฀start฀play฀from฀the฀first฀ stopped฀(resume฀function). track,฀press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀while฀the฀player฀is฀stopped฀(on฀ the฀player,฀press฀and฀hold฀฀on฀the฀jog฀lever)฀until฀the฀first฀ track฀starts฀playing,฀or฀open฀the฀lid฀of฀the฀player฀(฀page฀17).฀ Or,฀remove฀all฀power฀sources,฀and฀then฀insert฀the฀battery฀or฀ connect฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor฀again.฀฀ During฀playback฀of฀an฀ATRAC฀ ฀This฀player฀is฀designed฀to฀stop฀the฀rotation฀of฀an฀ATRAC฀CD฀ CD฀or฀MP3฀CD,฀the฀CD฀does฀not฀ or฀MP3฀CD฀during฀playback฀to฀reduce฀the฀power฀consumption.฀ rotate฀but฀you฀can฀hear฀the฀sound฀ The฀player฀is฀not฀malfunctioning. normally.฀ “No฀File”฀appears฀on฀the฀display฀ ฀There฀are฀no฀ATRAC3plus/MP3฀files฀on฀the฀CD-R/CD-RW. after฀you฀press฀฀on฀the฀remote฀ ฀A฀CD-R/CD-RW฀from฀which฀the฀data฀has฀been฀erased฀is฀being฀ (on฀the฀player,฀after฀you฀press฀฀ used. on฀the฀jog฀lever)฀or฀when฀the฀lid฀of฀ ฀The฀CD฀is฀dirty. the฀player฀is฀closed. The฀LCD฀display฀becomes฀hard฀to฀ ฀You฀are฀using฀your฀CD฀player฀at฀high฀temperatures฀(above฀ see฀or฀slows฀down. 40°C/104°F)฀or฀at฀low฀temperatures฀(below฀0°C/32°F).฀฀At฀ room฀temperature,฀the฀display฀will฀return฀to฀its฀normal฀ operating฀condition. ฀is฀flashing฀quickly฀on฀the฀ ฀The฀CD฀player฀has฀entered฀the฀preparation฀stage฀of฀Bookmark฀ display฀of฀the฀remote฀control,฀and฀ play.฀฀Change฀the฀PLAY฀MODE฀setting฀to฀“ALL”฀(฀page฀23). you฀cannot฀locate฀the฀beginning฀ of฀the฀track฀or฀a฀specific฀point฀in฀ the฀track. Even฀though฀you฀have฀not฀selected฀ ฀If฀you฀have฀selected฀a฀playback฀option฀other฀than฀ “BOOKMARK,”฀ ฀(Bookmark)฀ “BOOKMARK,”฀ ฀(Bookmark)฀flashes. flashes. Play฀stopped฀abruptly. ฀The฀off฀timer฀has฀been฀set.฀฀Change฀the฀setting฀of฀“TIMER”฀to฀ “OFF”฀(฀page฀31). ฀The฀rechargeable฀battery฀or฀the฀dry฀battery฀is฀used฀up฀ completely.฀฀Charge฀the฀rechargeable฀battery฀(฀page฀11),฀ or฀replace฀the฀฀dry฀battery฀with฀a฀new฀LR6฀(size฀AA)฀alkaline฀ battery฀(฀page฀13). You฀cannot฀operate฀the฀player,฀and฀ ฀This฀phenomenon฀may฀occur,฀depending฀on฀the฀CD฀you฀are฀ a฀sequence฀of฀8฀numbers฀or฀letters฀ using.฀Remove฀all฀power฀sources,฀and฀then฀insert฀the฀battery฀ appear฀on฀the฀display฀of฀the฀CD฀ or฀reconnect฀the฀AC฀power฀adaptor.฀Try฀to฀operate฀the฀player฀ player฀and฀the฀remote. again.฀If฀the฀problem฀persists,฀consult฀your฀nearest฀Sony฀dealer. 36

Others Symptom Cause฀and/or฀corrective฀action During฀recording฀with฀an฀optical฀ ฀Record฀the฀track฀number฀again฀using฀a฀MiniDisc฀recorder,฀DAT฀ digital฀connection,฀the฀track฀ recorder,฀etc. number฀cannot฀be฀recorded฀ ฀See฀the฀instruction฀manual฀that฀comes฀with฀the฀recording฀ correctly. device.฀฀Adjust฀the฀volume฀on฀the฀player. When฀closing฀the฀lid฀of฀the฀CD฀ ฀The฀player฀is฀reading฀the฀information฀on฀the฀CD,฀not฀ player,฀the฀CD฀starts฀to฀rotate. malfunctioning. You฀cannot฀operate฀the฀CD฀player฀ ฀The฀buttons฀on฀the฀player฀are฀kept฀pressed฀by฀mistake. properly฀using฀the฀remote. ฀The฀remote฀is฀not฀connected฀securely. Additional฀Information 37

Maintenance Specifications To฀clean฀the฀casing System Use฀a฀soft฀cloth฀slightly฀moistened฀in฀water฀or฀ Compact฀disc฀digital฀audio฀system a฀mild฀detergent฀solution.฀฀Do฀not฀use฀alcohol,฀ Laser฀diode฀properties benzine฀or฀thinner. Material:฀GaAlAs Wavelength:฀λ฀=฀770฀-฀800฀nm To฀clean฀the฀terminals Emission฀duration:฀Continuous If฀the฀terminals฀on฀the฀charging฀stand฀become฀ Laser฀output:฀Less฀than฀44.6฀µW฀ dirty,฀the฀battery฀may฀not฀be฀charged฀properly.฀ (This฀output฀is฀the฀value฀measured฀at฀a฀distance฀ of฀200฀mm฀from฀the฀objective฀lens฀surface฀on฀the฀ Clean฀the฀terminals฀with฀a฀cotton฀swab฀or฀a฀ optical฀pick-up฀block฀with฀7฀mm฀aperture.) dry฀cloth฀periodically฀as฀illustrated฀below. D-A฀conversion ฀ Terminals 1-bit฀quartz฀time-axis฀control Frequency฀response 20฀-฀20฀000฀Hz฀+1 –2 dB฀(measured฀by฀JEITA) ฀ Output฀(at฀3฀V฀input฀level) Line฀output฀(stereo฀minijack)฀฀ Output฀level฀0.7฀V฀rms฀at฀47฀kΩ฀ Recommended฀load฀impedance฀over฀10฀kΩ Headphones฀(stereo฀minijack)฀ Approx.฀5฀mW฀+฀Approx.฀5฀mW฀at฀16฀Ω฀ (Approx.฀1.5฀mW฀+฀Approx.฀1.5฀mW฀at฀16฀Ω)*฀ *For฀the฀customers฀in฀Europe Optical฀digital฀output฀(optical฀output฀connector)฀ Output฀level:฀–21฀-฀฀–15฀dBm฀ Wavelength:฀630฀-฀690฀nm฀at฀peak฀level Power฀requirements •฀ Sony฀NH-14WM฀rechargeable฀battery:฀฀ 1.2฀V฀DC฀×฀1฀ •฀ LR6฀(size฀AA)฀battery:฀1.5฀V฀DC฀×฀1฀ •฀ AC฀power฀adaptor฀(DC฀IN฀3฀V฀jack): ฀ 220฀V,฀50฀Hz฀(Model฀for฀China) ฀ 120฀V,฀60฀Hz฀(Model฀for฀Mexico) •฀ Rated฀current:฀1฀A Operating฀temperature 5°C฀-฀35°C฀(41°F฀-฀95°F) Dimensions฀(w/h/d)฀(excluding฀projecting฀parts฀ and฀controls) Approx.฀127฀×฀20.6฀×฀136.4฀mm฀(5฀×฀13⁄16฀×฀5฀3⁄8฀in.) Mass฀(excluding฀accessories) Approx.฀160฀g฀(5.7฀oz.) US฀and฀foreign฀patents฀licensed฀from฀Dolby฀ Laboratories. MPEG฀Layer-3฀audio฀coding฀technology฀and฀patents฀ licensed฀from฀Fraunhofer฀IIS฀and฀Thomson. Design฀and฀specifications฀are฀subject฀to฀change฀ without฀notice. 38

Optional฀Accessories AC฀power฀adaptor AC-E30HG* Active฀speaker฀system SRS-Z1 SRS-Z30 Car฀battery฀cord DCC-E345 Car฀battery฀cord฀with฀car฀ DCC-E34CP connecting฀pack Car฀connecting฀pack CPA-9C Connecting฀cord RK-G129 RK-G136 Earphones฀(except฀for฀the฀ MDR-EX71SL฀ customers฀in฀France)฀ MDR-Q55SL Earphones฀(for฀the฀ MDR-E0931SP customers฀in฀France) Additional฀Information *฀Specifications฀for฀AC฀power฀adaptors฀vary฀for฀each฀ area.฀Check฀your฀local฀voltage฀and฀the฀shape฀of฀the฀ plug฀before฀purchasing. Your฀dealer฀may฀not฀handle฀some฀of฀the฀ accessories฀listed฀above.฀฀Please฀ask฀the฀ dealer฀for฀detailed฀information฀about฀the฀ accessories฀in฀your฀country/region. 39

E Index Earphones฀ ฀฀8 EQUALIZER฀ ฀฀26,฀28 External฀battery฀case฀ ฀฀8,฀13 Symbols ฀(Battery)฀ ฀฀11,฀14 F ฀(disc)฀ ฀฀16 File฀View฀ ฀฀18 1฀ ฀฀23 a00฀ ฀฀23 G G-PROTECTION฀ ฀฀30 a00฀SHUF฀ ฀฀23 GROUP฀ ฀฀23,฀24,฀31 ฀(BOOKMARK)฀ ฀฀23,฀24 Group฀ ฀฀6,฀24 ฀(GROUP)฀ ฀฀23 GROUP฀SHUFFLE฀ ฀฀23,฀24 PGM฀ ฀฀23 ฀(PLAYLIST)฀ ฀฀23 H SHUF฀ ฀฀23 HEADPHONE฀ ฀฀31,฀33 ฀(Repeat฀play)฀ ฀฀26 HEAVY฀ ฀฀28 ฀(Timer)฀ ฀฀31 HOLD฀function฀ ฀฀18 A I ACTIVE฀ ฀฀28 ID3฀tag฀ ฀฀20 AC฀power฀adaptor฀ ฀฀8 INTRO฀ ฀฀23 ALL฀ ฀฀23 ANIMATION฀ ฀฀32 L LANGUAGE฀ ฀฀30 ATRAC3plus฀ ฀฀5 LINE฀OUT฀ ฀฀31,฀33 ATRAC฀CD฀ ฀฀5 List฀View฀ ฀฀19 AUDIO฀OUT฀ ฀฀31,฀33 AUTO฀RANKING฀ ฀฀23 M AVLS฀ ฀฀30 m3u฀play฀list฀play฀ ฀฀25 MENU฀ ฀฀30 B Mix-Mode฀CD฀ ฀฀5 Battery฀carrying฀case฀ ฀฀8 MP3฀CD฀ ฀฀5 Battery฀compartment฀lid฀ ฀฀11 Battery฀life฀ ฀฀14 O BEEP฀ ฀฀31 OPTION฀ ฀฀30 BOOKMARK฀ ฀฀23,฀24 Optional฀Accessories฀ ฀฀39 C P Carrying฀pouch฀ ฀฀8 Pause฀ ฀฀17 CD-DA฀format฀ ฀฀5 Play฀ ฀฀17 CD-EXTRA฀ ฀฀32 PLAYLIST฀ ฀฀23 CD-Extra฀ ฀฀5 PLAY฀MODE฀ ฀฀22 CD-ROM฀(SonicStage)฀ ฀฀8 PLAY฀ORDER฀ ฀฀31 CD-TEXT฀ ฀฀21 POWER฀SAVE฀ ฀฀31 CD฀player฀display฀ ฀฀10,฀21 PROGRAM฀ ฀฀23,฀25 Charging฀stand฀ ฀฀8,฀11,฀15,฀38 CLEARBASS฀ ฀฀26,฀28 R RANKING฀SHUF฀ ฀฀23 Clip฀on฀the฀remote฀ ฀฀8 Rechargeable฀battery฀ ฀฀8,฀11 CUSTOM฀ ฀฀28 Remote฀control฀ ฀฀8 D Remote฀display฀ ฀฀10,฀20 DIRECTION฀ ฀฀31 Repeat฀play฀ ฀฀26 40

S SEAMLESS฀ ฀฀31 Search฀ ฀฀17 SHUFFLE฀ ฀฀23 SOFT฀ ฀฀28 SonicStage฀ ฀฀4 SOUND฀ ฀฀28 Stop฀ ฀฀17 T TEXT฀ ฀฀30 TIMER฀ ฀฀31 TRACK฀ ฀฀31 Additional฀Information 41

This฀warranty฀is฀only฀valid฀in฀Canada.