mbeat DAB02K User manual

Quick Start Guide
Caution: DAB02 is a portable DAB+/DAB/FM player, without
built-in antenna, an external earphone plug or audio cable must
be plugged to the device to get reception to scan radio channels.
Press and hold the Power Button
for more than 3 seconds
to turn on the radio.
DAB Radio
When the DAB mode is selected for the first time, press the M
Button to enter into <Region> to select a region,Australian user
please select [AU&EURO] region for DAB+ radio. then radio will
automatically search for local DAB and DAB+ radio stations.
Selecting <Station List>, it will display all the radio stations found
and play the first radio station automatically.
FM Radio
Press the DAB+/FM Button then switch to FM mode. Press the
M Button to access to the FM Main Menu.
”Button to select <Auto Program> and then press
Use the“
the Enter Button, some new stations will replace the pre-stored
radio stations.
MP3
MP3 files stored into a TF card, it can be played back through
the radio by inserting card into the card slot on the bottom of the
radio.
Recording Function
It is possible to record FM or DAB broadcast to TF card. (Please
ensure the TF card was inserted before recording.)
System Setup
Set Power off Time can save the battery power.
Time Setup: You can set the time and date manually and also
can use the DAB broadcast as time synchronize.
You can set the Brightness; Backlight Time out and can check
the version information.
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User Manual
1. Introduction�������������������������������������������������������������������������4
2. Packaging and Specification�������������������������������������4
2.1 Packaging����������������������������������������������������������������4
2.2 Specifications����������������������������������������������������������5
2.2.1 DAB Function �������������������������������������������������5
2.2.2 FM Function����������������������������������������������������5
2.2.3 MP3�����������������������������������������������������������������6
2.2.4 Time�����������������������������������������������������������������6
2.2.5 Battery�������������������������������������������������������������6
2.2.6 General������������������������������������������������������������6
3. Button Instruction���������������������������������������������������������������7
4. Display Screen�������������������������������������������������������������������9
4.1 Playing Screen �������������������������������������������������������9
4.2 Menu Screen���������������������������������������������������������10
4.3 Information Screen������������������������������������������������ 11
4.4 Query Screen��������������������������������������������������������12
5. Main Menu������������������������������������������������������������������������13
6.DAB Menu����������������������������������������������������������������������15
6.1 Preset List �������������������������������������������������������������16
6.2 Station List ������������������������������������������������������������16
6.3 Local Scan�������������������������������������������������������������16
6.4 Manual Tune ��������������������������������������������������������17
6.5 Region�������������������������������������������������������������������17
6.6 DRC�����������������������������������������������������������������������18
6.7 Record�������������������������������������������������������������������18
6.8 Sort������������������������������������������������������������������������18
6.9 System Setup �������������������������������������������������������18
6.10 Main Menu ���������������������������������������������������18
7. DAB Mode Operation�������������������������������������������������������19
7.1 Basic Operation�����������������������������������������������������19
7.1.1 Power on DAB for the First Time�������������������19
7.1.2 Power on DAB after the First Time����������������19
7.1.3 Select Stations����������������������������������������������19
7.1.4 Playing Stations���������������������������������������������19
7.1.5 Storing Stations���������������������������������������������19
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7.1.6 Recalling Preset Stations������������������������������20
7.1.7 Display Station Information���������������������������20
8. FM Radio Menu Introduction and Operation��������������������20
8.1 Preset List��������������������������������������������������������������20
8.2 Channel List�����������������������������������������������������������20
8.3 Seek Mode������������������������������������������������������������21
8.4 Tune Mode�������������������������������������������������������������21
8.5 Auto Program���������������������������������������������������������21
8.6 Clear All List�����������������������������������������������������������22
8.7 Region�������������������������������������������������������������������22
8.8 Scan Setting����������������������������������������������������������23
8.9 Audio Setting���������������������������������������������������������23
8.10 Record������������������������������������������������������������24
8.11 System Setup�������������������������������������������������24
8.12 Main Menu������������������������������������������������������24
9. MP3 ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������25
9.1 TF Card�����������������������������������������������������������������25
9.2 Audio Setting Menu����������������������������������������������26
9.2.1 Play Mode�����������������������������������������������������26
9.2.2 Play Range����������������������������������������������������27
9.2.3 EQ�����������������������������������������������������������������27
9.3 System Setup��������������������������������������������������������28
9.4 Main Menu������������������������������������������������������������28
9.5 MP3 User Interface for Display������������������������������28
10. System Setup Menu Introduction and Operation�����������28
10.1 Set Power Off Time���������������������������������������������29
10.2 Time Setup����������������������������������������������������������29
10.2.1 Display Time & Date������������������������������������29
10.2.2 Set Time & Date������������������������������������������29
10.3 Brightness������������������������������������������������������������30
10.4 Backlight TimeOut�����������������������������������������������30
10.5 Reset All��������������������������������������������������������������30
10.6 Info�����������������������������������������������������������������������31
11. Safety Warning���������������������������������������������������������������31
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1. Introduction
DAB02 is a digital radio with DAB, DAB+, FM and MP3
functions.
DAB stands for Digital Audio Broadcasting and it is the thirdgeneration broadcasting system after AM and FM analogue
broadcasting. This new transmission system has great antiinterference performance qualities and can eliminate noise
and distortion during the transmission process, automatically
correcting errors, can also be amended which leads it to
provide near CD-quality sound.
DAB+ is the updated version of the DAB standard and is used
in many European countries as well as Australia, Canada,
China and South Korea. The DAB+ standard is based on
HE-AACv2 and can deliver the same high quality sound at a
much lower bit rate.
As DAB Radio isn’t available everywhere in the world,
DAB02 has FM radio function for choosing.
In MP3 mode, it can play MP3 music files which stored into
TF card.
2. Packaging and Specification
2.1 Packaging
Thank you for choosing the DAB radio, please check the
accessories in the box according to the list as below. If there
is anything missing, please contact your retailer.
1. DAB+ radio device 1pc
2. USB 2.0 charging cable 1pc
3. Earphone 1pc
4. User Manual 1pc
5. Adapter 1pc (optional)
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2.2 Specifications
2.2.1 DAB Function
The DAB radio can receive and play all the

Band III radio stations, the frequency range
of DAB band III is 174.928MHZ-239.2MHZ
Supports Region setting, so the device

will search the appropriate band for the
radio stations when the user has set up the
default Region.
Supports local searching.
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Supports searching by preferred frequency

channel.
Supports DRC function.

Supports recording function, and the default

recording format is MP2 when it is in DAB
status. The default recording format is AAC
when it is in DAB+ status. The capacity is
up to the capacity of TF card.
Supports preset, and the maximum number

of preset station is 30.
2.2.2 FM Function
Also you can use the device to receive

and play FM radio stations, and the FM
frequency range is 87.5MHZ-108MHZ, the
interval is 0.1MHZ.
Supports searching and playing strong

signal radio stations only.
Supports playing the radio stations only in

Mono mode.
Supports searching and storing the radio

stations automatically. The maximum is 30
radio stations in the Channel list.
Supports preset function, and the maximum

number of preset station is 30.
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Supports Tune and Seek mode.

Supports recording function. The default

recording format is MP3, and the capacity is
up to the capacity of TF card.
Supports clearing all the pre-stored radio

station list, including the preset list and the
channel list.
Supports RDS function.
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2.2.3 MP3
The device supports playing music files

from TF card.
Playing mode supports <One Time>,

<Repeat> and <Shuffle> mode.
Playing range can be <Single>, <Directory>

and <All> files.
Supports equalizer function.

Supports play, pause, next, previous

function.
2.2.4 Time
The time can be set up manually or can use

the DAB broadcast as time synchronize.
User can set 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 60

minutes to turn off the device automatically.
2.2.5 Battery
1. Build in 700mAh Li-polymer battery, playing time is over 10
hours
2. Charging time: 3 hours.
3. The charging current: 300mAh
4. Circle times: over 300 times.
2.2.6 General
1. 3.5-mm stereo earphone jack.
2. Dimension: 54*93.5*15.5mm (H*W*D)
3. Weight: 64 grams
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3. Button Instruction
M Button
LCD display
Volume+ (Up Button)
Previous/function
reduce (Left Button)
DAB+/FM Button
Next/function plus
(Right Button)
Volume- (Down Button)
Enter Button/Power Button
Earphone Jack
TF slot
RESET
USB Charging Connection
RESET
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Descriptions
M Button
Press it to go back to the previous
menu.
Short press is for DAB/FM/MP3
mode converting. Long press is for
storing radio stations.
Select previous or next music in
MP3 mode.
Searching FM or DAB radio stations
in FM or DAB mode.
“+” means increasing the volume, “-”
means decreasing the volume.
Short press is for confirm selections;
long press is for power on or power
off the device.
DAB+/FM
Button
Left / Right
Button
Volume+/-
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Enter
Button/
Power
Button
Reset
Button
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Earphone
Jack
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Items
USB
Charging
Connection
TF slot
LCD Display
If the device operation is failed,
press the button to reset the radio.
Connect earphone and listen the
radio stations or connect to an
external speaker system.
Charge the internal battery via the
USB charging connection, either
directly via a computer, or using
power adapter (optional).
Use USB cable to read the
information of the TF card in the
device.
Plug the TF card into this slot.
Display all the pictures or characters
info.
4. Display Screen
4.1 Playing Screen
There are three modes: DAB, FM and MP3.
Battery icon: Displays the battery charge level.
VOL: Displays the current volume.
11:01: Displays the current system time.
Signal icon: Displays the signal strength.
In the DAB or FM mode, following a short press of the Enter
Button, the radio information will be displayed on the screen,
(Note: only FM stations with RDS will have information that
can be displayed on the screen).
Example as below:
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4.2 Menu Screen
A menu screen displays four options, with the currently
selected option shows ‘>’. If more than four options are
available, use the Up/Down Button to select it.
Make System Setup in the FM or DAB mode
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Example: Adjust the Brightness,
is for increasing the
brightness, is for decreasing the brightness.
4.3 Information Screen
Information screens are used to display messages to the
user.
Example as below:
It will back to the Main interface after 10 seconds if there is
no radio station found.
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4.4 Query Screen
A query screen is used to offer the user a choice, you can
respond with Yes (Select) or No (Back).
Example Query Screen:
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5. Main Menu
Main Menu Structure
When the radio is powered on for the first time, it will show
the <Main Menu> after the start-up screen, there are 4 items:
<DAB>, <FM>, <MP3> and <System Setup>. Users can
select <DAB>, <FM> or <MP3> mode.
Users can also select <System Setup> to set system
parameters, please refer to the <System Menu> to study how
to set the system parameters.
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When the DAB mode is selected, the radio will play the
station that was selected last time. When it is powered on for
the first time, it will search for DAB stations automatically and
when the search is finished, the radio will store the list of DAB
stations and display the number of received stations. It will
play the first station in the list.
When the FM mode is selected, the radio will display the FM
screen and will play the station that was selected last time.
When it is powered on for the first time, the default frequency
is 87.5MHz.
When MP3 mode is selected, the radio will display the MP3
Menu.
6. Mode Switching
Under any menu, with a short press of the Power Button, it
will switch among DAB, FM and MP3 modes.
Each mode starts with a welcome interface, which will last for
1 second. As shown below:
Access to DAB mode:
Welcome to DAB
Access to FM mode:
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Welcome to FM
Access to MP3 mode:
Welcome to MP3
6.DAB Menu
DAB Menu Structure.
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6.1 Preset List
Display a list of preset stations. The preset stations are stored
in the memory of the DAB radio. A maximum of 30 presets
can be stored.
6.2 Station List
Display a list of received stations. The preset stations are
stored in the memory of the DAB radio. A maximum of 30
presets can be stored.
6.3 Local Scan
Searches for local stations using the part of band III allocated
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to the region. When <Local Scan> is selected, the radio will
search for radio stations automatically and display the search
progress and when the search is finished, the radio will store
the list of DAB stations and display the number of radio
stations found. Then it will play the first station in the list.
6.4 Manual Tune
Select a frequency under <Manual Tune>, then press the
Enter Button to manually search for radio stations on that
frequency.
You can step through the list of frequencies and each time,
the radio will search for all stations at that frequency. The
process will take a few seconds and when search finished,
the screen will display the number of radio stations found and
will play the first station found. If no stations are found, it will
display “0”. When the search is finished, the radio will display
the Playing Screen.
6.5 Region
You can select the appropriate region from the following:
China, Korea, AU&Europe and UK.
The different regions use the following frequency bands:
¾¾China Band: 7A-11D 176.720 MHZ-213.856 MHZ
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¾¾Korea Band: 7A-13C 175.280 MHZ -214.736 MHZ
¾¾AU&Europe Band: 5A-13F 174.928 MHZ -239.200 MHZ
¾¾UK Band: 11B-12D 218.640 MHZ -229.072 MHZ
6.6 DRC
Dynamic Range Control: Some broadcasts contain information
to allow the radio to compress the dynamic range of the audio
to assist listening in noisy conditions. The DRC can be set to
three states: high, low and off. The default is off.
6.7 Record
In the DAB mode, you can record your favourite programs.
The recordings can be stored into the TF card.
In the DAB mode, select the <Record> menu, it will offer
the storage options to TF card if present. If TF card is not
present, a warning “No card” will appear. Having selected
the desired storage option, the display will change to say
“Preparing” press the Enter Button to start to record. Press
the Enter Button to pause recording and press the M Button
to stop recording. If you stop the recording and then press the
Enter Button, a new recording will start. Press the M Button
can exit the recording screen.
6.8 Sort
The stations stored in the <Station List> can be stored either
according to the frequency or in alphanumeric order(which is
the default setting).
6.9 System Setup
Please refer to <System Setup Menu introduction and
operation> of this manual.
6.10 Main Menu
Please refer to <Main Menu introduction> of this manual.
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7. DAB Mode Operation
7.1 Basic Operation
7.1.1 Power on DAB for the First Time
When using the DAB mode for the first time or after a Reset,
the radio will display the auto-search screen and when the
search is finished, it will show the <Station List> screen,
which will display all of the stations found. It will play the first
station in the list and the radio will store all of the stations
found.
7.1.2 Power on DAB after the First Time
When using DAB after the first time, it will play the last station
that was selected automatically.
7.1.3 Select Stations
Press the Left/Right Button in Playing Screen or select
<Station List> in the DAB menu to the <Station List> screen.
Press the Enter Button to select the desired radio stations.
7.1.4 Playing Stations
Press the M Button to show the DAB menu, press the Up/
Down Button to highlight either<Preset List> or <Station
List>, then select the desired stations and press the Enter
Button to play it.
7.1.5 Storing Stations
In Playing Screen, long press the Mode Button will display
<Save Preset> menu, select any position under this menu
and press the Enter Button to store the selected present
number. The screen will display “Preset Save”, confirming
that the station has been stored into the <Preset List> menu.
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7.1.6 Recalling Preset Stations
Selecting <Preset List> in the DAB menu will display the list
of preset stations, select the desired preset station and press
the Enter Button to play it.
7.1.7 Display Station Information
DAB radio with lots of digital information which can be shown
with a short press of the Enter Button, then you can get
information such as “Ensemble Label”, ”Ensemble Num”,
“Service Type”, “Channels Mode” and “Bit Rate”.
8. FM Radio Menu Introduction and Operation
FM Radio Menu Structure
8.1 Preset List
Display a list of preset stations. The preset stations are stored
in the memory of the radio. Up to 30 FM preset stations can
be stored.
8.2 Channel List
“Channel List” is a station search automatically generated by
<Auto Program>.
The channel list will be updated each time while you select
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<Auto Program>.
Auto program found stations will be stored in the memory of
the DAB radio; UP to 30 stations can be stored.
The user can select any station from the list.
8.3 Seek Mode
Press the M Button to go back to main menu, select <Seek
Mode> and press the Enter Button to search for stations
automatically.
Press the Left/Right Button to search for FM stations
automatically.
Press the Left Button to seek in a frequency decreasing
direction and the Right Button to seek in a frequency
increasing direction.
When the seek function finds a radio station, it will stop and
play that station automatically.
8.4 Tune Mode
During the playing screen, press the M Button to enter into
the FM main menu.
Press the Up/Down Button to <Tune mode>, press the
Enter Button to enter into <Tune Mode> for manual turning
thereafter.
Press the Left/Right Button and the frequency will change
by 0.1MHZ per step.
Press the Left Button to decrease the frequency, press the
Right Button to increase the frequency.
Press the Enter Button until the desired radio stations is
located.
8.5 Auto Program
In the FM menu, press the M Button to select <Auto
Program> and press the Enter Button to enter into <Auto
Program> Mode.
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The system will search the stations between 87.50MHz ~
108.00MHz automatically and will show the frequency.
At the same time, it will store the received stations in the
Channel List. (30 stations at most)
After the search is completed, it will automatically revert to
the Channel List.
The Channel List will show the stored stations, and any prestored stations will be replaced.
8.6 Clear All List
To access to the <Clear All List> menu during playing, press
the M Button to display the FM main menu and press the Up/
Down Button to select <Clear All List> and then press the
Enter Button to enter into the menu.
In the <Clear All List >menu, you can delete all the stations in
the <Preset List> and <Channel List>.
Once selected, the screen prompt appears to confirm this
action, as below
If you choose “Yes” and press the Enter Button, the radio will
clear all the pre-stored stations in the Preset List and Channel
List and then the radio will go back to the playing screen.
8.7 Region
In the playing screen, press the M Button to enter into the
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FM main menu, press the Up/Down Button to highlight
<Region>, you can select the corresponding region according
to your location. The Region contains: USA, Europe, Japan;
Press the Enter Button to save and go back to FM main
menu.
8.8 Scan Setting
In the playing screen, press the M Button and enter into
the FM main menu, press the Up/Down Button to <Scan
Setting> and press the Enter Button. The screen will show
‘Strong Stations Only’? Press the Enter Button, it will be set
to search Strong Stations Only and return to the FM main
menu.
Press the M Button, it will not search strong stations only but
will return to FM main menu.
8.9 Audio Setting
In the playing screen, press the M Button and enter into
the FM main menu, press the Up/Down Button to <Audio
Setting>, the interface will show ‘Listen in Mono Only’? Press
the Enter Button will be set to Listen in Mono only and return
to the FM main menu;
Press the M Button will not do the settings and return to the
FM main menu.
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8.10 Record
In the FM mode, you can record your favourite programs: the
recordings can be stored into the TF card.
Insert the TF card before powering on the device, in the
playing screen, press the M Button to enter into the FM main
menu, press the Up/Down Button to <Record>screen, and
press the Enter Button to start to record.
To pause during the recording, press the Enter Button,
and to stop recording, press the M Button. If you stop the
recording and then press the Enter Button, a new recording
will start. Press the M Button can exit the recording screen.
8.11 System Setup
Please refer to <System Setup Menu introduction and
Operation> of this user manual.
8.12 Main Menu
Refer to <System Main Menu>introduction of this user
manual.
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9. MP3
MP3 Menu Structure
9.1 TF Card
In the MP3 main menu, press the Enter Button to TF card,
press the Enter Button to view TF card display and the audio
files in TF card.
If there are not any audio files or directories, it will
display“NO FILE”;
If there is an audio file, press the Enter Button to play.
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9.2 Audio Setting Menu
9.2.1 Play Mode
Select <Play mode> and press the Enter Button, then it
will set the play mode to either <One Time>, <Repeat> or
<Shuffle>;
Select one of the three modes, then press the Enter Button
to save and return to <play mode>.
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9.2.2 Play Range
Select < play range > and press the Enter Button to set the
play range as <Single>, <Directory>, <All>;
Select one of the three modes, press the Enter Button to
save and return to <Play Range>.
9.2.3 EQ
Select <EQ> to set the equalizer as <Normal>, <Classic>,
<Pop>, <Jazz>, <Bass>, <Rock>;
Select any one of six types, press the Enter Button to save
and return to <EQ>.
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9.3 System Setup
Please refer to <System Setup Menu Introduction and
Operation> of this user manual.
9.4 Main Menu
Please refer to <System Main Menu Introduction> of this user
manual.
9.5 MP3 User Interface for Display
10. System Setup Menu Introduction and Operation
System Setup Menu Structure
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10.1 Set Power Off Time
You can set the <Power Off Time> automatically to either 60
minutes, 45 minutes or 30 minutes as shown below:
The device will power off automatically after the selected time
interval has passed.
10.2 Time Setup
10.2.1 Display Time & Date
This menu can display current date, time.
10.2.2 Set Time & Date
Time Sync
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The time can be synchronized by DAB or
FM, in DAB or FM mode, selecting this
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menu will automatically update the current
display time.
Manual Set

This menu can manually adjust the current
time.
The method is to press the Up/Down Button to adjust the
number of the currently flashing item to set the time.
Press the Enter Button to skip to the next one, the next one
will start flashing, adjust them in sequence.
When you reach the display of “week”, press the Enter
Button and the settings will be saved and change the
currently displayed time.
Press the M Button and go back to the previous menu.
10.3 Brightness
Selecting the <Brightness> menu allows you to set the
current backlight brightness. There are 8 levels 1-8, select
the desired brightness value with a short press of the Enter
Button to save the setting.
10.4 Backlight TimeOut
Selecting the <Backlight TimeOut> menu allows you to select
how long the backlight remains on after a key press. There
are 4 settings: 5s, 10s, 30s and always on. Select the desired
value with a short press of the Enter Button to save the
currently setting.
10.5 Reset All
Selecting the < Reset All> menu, the display will show
“Proceed?” press the Enter Button the device will be reset
and will reboot automatically.
After resetting the system, the pre-stored DAB, FM stations
and DAB radio information will be lost.
After resetting, if choosing DAB mode, the radio will search
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DAB radio automatically; if choosing FM mode, the default
frequency is 87.5MHz.
10.6 Info
Selecting the <Info> menu, it will show the software
information. Press the M Button will exit the screen.
11. Safety Warning
Please read before use
1. If this DAB radio has been moved from a cold place to a
warm place, do not turn on the radio for 2-3 hours. (E.g. from
a cold car boot to a warm room)
There is a possibility that excessive moisture may damage
the DAB radio, in order to avoid damage, please place at
room temperature for 2-3 hours before use.
2. Do not remove any fixed covers as this may expose
dangerous voltages.
3. Never use your DAB radio if it is damaged in any way,
always place the DAB radio on a flat level surface avoiding
anywhere which may be subject to strong vibration.
4. Avoid extremes of temperature, either hot or cold, place
your DAB radio well away from heat sources such as
radiators or gas/ electronic which is origin heat.
5. Don’t allow your DAB radio to be exposed to rain, moisture
or dust. If any liquid is spilled into your DAB radio, it can
cause serious damage.
If you spill any liquid into your DAB radio, please power off
the unit immediately.
6. Caution: Don’t open any covers and don’t repair yourself.
Qualified personnel must carry out repair work.
7. Use of headset or earphones with maximum volume for a
long period of time may cause hearing loss due to excessive
sound pressures.
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If at any time in the future you should need to dispose
of this product please note that: Waste electrical products
should not be disposed of with household waste. Please
recycle where facilities exist. Check with your local authority
or retailer for recycling advice (Waste Electrical and Electronic
Equipment Directive).
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