Philips AZ1826 MP3 CD Soundmachine

MP3-CD Soundmachine
User Manual
AZ1826
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CONTROLS/POWER SUPPLY
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES
– AC mains lead
– remote control
TOP AND FRONT PANELS (See 1)
1 PUSH TO OPEN - press to open/close CD door
2 PROG
CD/MP3/WMA/USB: programs tracks
MW/FM: programs preset radio stations
3 MODE - selects different play modes: e.g. REP or
SHUF (random order)
4 VOL 3 , 4 - adjusts volume level
ALBUM/PRESET + , (up, down) MP3/WMA/USB only: selects albums
MW/FM: selects a preset radio station
5 Display - shows the status of the set
6 2; - starts or pauses CD/USB playback.
9 - stops CD/USB playback;
- erases a CD/USB program
∞ , § TUNING DOWN, TUNING UP CD/MP3/WMA/USB:
- searches backward and forward within a track;
- skips to the beginning of a current track/
previous/ later track
MW/FM: - tunes to radio stations
7 CD/USB -selects disc or USB mode
8 USB port - connects an external USB mass
storage device
9 Source selector: CD/USB, MW, FM, OFF
– selects CD/USB or radio source of sound;
– switches off the set
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5 PRESET +, –
MW/FM: selects a preset radio station (up, down)
6 REPEAT –selects repeat modes
7 SHUFFLE – plays all CD tracks in random order
8 SEARCH 3,4 – searches backwards/ forwards
within a track
9 TUNING 3,4 – tunes to tuner stations
0 VOL 3,4 – adjusts volume level (up, down)
! DBB – turns on/off bass enchancement
@ MUTE – mutes or restores the volume
CAUTION
Use of controls or adjustments or performance
of procedures other than herein may result in
hazardous radiation exposure or other unsafe
operation.
MAINS SUPPLY
Whenever convenient, use the mains supply to
conserve battery life. Make sure you remove the
power plug from the set and wall socket before
inserting batteries.
Batteries
Main set (See 1)
1 Insert 6 batteries, type R-14, UM2 or C-cells, (not
included, preferably alkaline) with the correct
polarity.
Remote control (See 1)
Important!
• Before using the remote control, remove the
insulation plastic tab as shown in figure 1.
• If the remote control does not function
correctly or the operating range is reduced,
BACK PANEL
replace the battery with a new (CR2025) type
0 Telescopic aerial - improves FM reception
battery.
! Battery compartment - for 6 batteries, type
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Pull the battery tray out as shown in figure 1.
R-14, UM2 or C-cells
2 Replace a new battery according to polarity
@ AC MAINS - inlet for mains lead.
indication, and fully insert the battery tray back to
the original position.
REMOTE CONTROL
• Incorrect use of batteries can cause electrolyte
1 CD – selects CD mode
leakage and will corrode the compartment or
2 USB – selects USB mode
cause the batteries to burst.
3 9 – stops CD/USB playback;
• Do not mix battery types: e.g. alkaline with carbon
– erases a CD/USB programme
zinc. Only use batteries of the same type for the
4 2; – starts/ pauses CD/USB playback
set.
ALBUM + • When inserting new batteries, do not try to mix
MP3 /WMA/USB only: selects albums
old batteries with the new ones.
∞ , § – skips to the beginning of a current track • Remove the batteries if the set is not to be used
previous/ subsequent track
for a long time.
POWER SUPPLY/BASIC FUNCTIONS
Batteries contain chemical substances, so
they should be disposed of properly.
Using AC Mains
1 Check if the mains supply, as shown on the type
plate located on the bottom of the set,
corresponds to your local mains supply. If it does
not, consult your dealer or service centre.
2 Connect the power cord to the AC MAINS ~ inlet
and the wall socket. The set is now ready for use.
3 To switch the set off completely, withdraw the
power cord from the wall socket.
4 Install the unit near the AC outlet and where the
AC power plug can be easily reached.
• Disconnect the power cord from the wall socket to
protect your set during heavy thunderstorms.
Children could seriously injure themselves as the
free end of the cable may still be live if only the
connector is removed from the MAINS socket at
the back of the unit.
The type plate is located on the bottom of the
set.
IMPORTANT!
For users in the U.K.: please follow the
instructions on the lower left hand-side.
Helpful hints:
– To avoid unnecessary energy consumption, always
adjust the Source selector to OFF after using
the set.
BASIC FUNCTIONS
Switching on and off and selecting function
1 To switch on, adjust the Source selector to
CD/USB, MW or FM as desired.
• To switch between CD and USB mode, first adjust
Source selector to CD/USB position, then press
CD/USB button once or more.
2 To switch off, adjust the Source selector to OFF.
Adjusting volume and sound
1. Adjust the volume with the VOL 3, 4 or DBB ( on
the remote control).
™ Display shows
and the volume level in
number from 00-32.
DIGITAL TUNER
Tuning to radio stations
1 Push the source selector to MW or FM.
– The radio station frequency, waveband and a
preset number (if programmed) are shown.
(See 2)
DIGITAL TUNER
2 Press and hold ∞ or § ( TUNING + - on the
remote control) until the frequency in the display
starts running.
™ The radio automatically tunes to a station of
sufficient reception. Display shows
during automatic tuning.
3 Repeat step 2 if necessary until you find the
desired station.
• To tune to a weak station, press ∞ or §
( TUNING + - on the remote control) briefly and
repeatedly until you have found optimal reception.
To improve radio reception:
• For FM, extend, incline and turn the telescopic
aerial. Reduce its length if the signal is too strong.
• For MW, the set uses a built-in aerial. Direct this
aerial by turning the whole set.
Programming radio stations
You can store up to a total of 20 radio stations in the
memory (20 FM and 20 MW), manually or
automatically (Autostore).
Manual programming
1 Tune to your desired station (see Tuning to radio
stations).
2 Press PROG to activate programming.
™ Display: PROG flashes.
3 Press -, + ( PRESET +, – on the remote control)
once or more to allocate a number from 1 to 20.
4 Press PROG to confirm.
5 Repeat steps 1-4 to store other stations.
Helpful hints: You can erase a preset station by
storing another frequency in its place.
Autostore
Autostore automatically starts programming radio
stations from preset 1. Any previous presets e.g.
manually programmed will be erased.
1 Select MW or FM.
2 Press and hold PROG until
displays.
™ Available stations are programmed (MW or FM).
After all stations are stored, the last autostore
preset station will then automatically play.
To listen to a preset or autostore station
Press the ALBUM/PRESET -, + (on the remote
control PRESET +, –) buttons once or more until the
desired preset station is displayed.
This set complies with the radio interference
requirements of the European Union.
CD/MP3 PLAYER
4 To pause playback press 2;. Press 2; again to
resume play.
About MP3
5 To stop CD playback, press 9.
The music compression technology MP3 (MPEG1
Helpful hints: CD play will also stop when:
Audio Layer 3) significantly reduce the digital data of
– the CD door is opened
an audio CD while maintaining CD quality sound.
– the CD has reached the end
• Getting MP3 files: you can either download legal
– you select tuner or CD/USB source.
music files from the internet to your computer hard
Selecting a different track
disc, or create such files by converting audio CD
files in your computer through appropriate encoder • Press ∞ or § once or repeatedly until the desired
track number appears in the display.
software. (128kbps bit rate or higher is
For MP3-CD/WMA: first press ALBUM/PRESET
recommended for MP3 files.)
-, + (ALBUM - , + on the remote control) once or
• Creating a MP3 CD: burn the music files from
more to find your album.
your computer hard disc on a CDR or CDRW using
• In the pause/stop position, press 2; to start
your CD burner.
playback.
Helpful hints:
Finding a passage within a track
– Make sure that the file names of the MP3 files
1 During playback, press and hold ∞ or § (or
end with .mp3. or .wma.
SEARCH 3,4 on the remote control).
– Number of albums: maximum 50
™ The CD is played at high speed and low volume.
– Number of tracks: maximum 500
2 When you recognize the passage you want,
– The length of file names affects the number of
release ∞ or § to resume normal playback.
tracks for playback. With shorter file names, more
files can be burned on a disc.
Different play modes: SHUFFLE and REPEAT
CD PLAYER
(See 4, 5)
You can select and change the various play modes
before or during playback, and combine REP ALL and
REP with PROG.
SHUF – tracks of the entire CD are played in
IMPORTANT!
random order
• CDs encoded with copyright protection
REP
ALL
– repeats the entire CD/program
technologies by some record companies may be
REP – plays the current track continuously
unplayable by this product.
1 To select play mode, press MODE (SHUFFLE or
• DRM-protected WMA disc is not supported.
REPEAT on the remote control) once or more.
1 Push the Source selector to CD/MP3.
2 Press 2; to start playback if in the stop position.
• Press CD/USB once to select CD mode if “USB” is 3 To select normal playback, press MODE repeatedly
displayed.
until the various modes are no longer displayed.
2 Insert a CD with the printed side facing up and
– You can also press 9 to cancel your play mode.
close the CD door.
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is displayed as the CD player scans
the contents of a disc and then
Audio CD: total playing time and total number of
tracks appear. (See 3).
MP3/WMA: total number of tracks/albums appear.
3 Press 2; to start playback.
Playing a CD
This player plays Audio Discs including CD-R/ CD-RW,
MP3 CD and WMA. Do not try to play a CD-ROM, CDI, CDV, VCD, DVD or computer CD.
CD/MP3 PLAYER
USB CONNECTION
Programming track numbers
USING A USB MASS STORAGE DEVICE
You may store up to 20 tracks in the desired
sequence. If you like, store any track more than once.
1 In the stop position, press ∞ or § to select your
desired track number.
• AZ1826 is fitted with a USB port in the front panel,
offering a plug and play feature which allows you
to play, from your AZ1826, digital music and
spoken contents stored on a USB mass storage
device.
• Using a USB mass storage device, you can also
enjoy all the features offered by AZ1826 which are
explained and instructed in the sections of disc
operation.
For MP3-CD: first press ALBUM/PRESET -, +
(ALBUM - , + on the remote control) once or more to
find your album.
2 Press PROG.
➜Display first shows the number for program
location and then, track/album number stored.
(See 6, 7).
3 Repeat steps 1-2 to select and store all desired
tracks.
• Display:
if you try to program more than
20 tracks.
Compatible USB mass storage devices
With the AZ1826, you can use
– USB flash memory (USB 2.0 or USB 1.1)
– USB flash player (USB 2.0 or USB 1.1)
– memory cards (requires an additional card reader
to work with this system.
Note:
In some USB flash players (or memory devices), the
stored contents are recorded using copyright
protection technology. Such protected contents will
be unplayable on any other devices (such as
AZ1826 device).
Helpful hints:
– When the PROG or SHUF mode is active, use of
the ALBUM/PRESET - , + keys (or ALBUM - , +
on the remote control) are void.
Erasing a programme
You can erase the contents of the memory by:
• opening the CD door;
• selecting MW, FM or CD/USB sound sources;
• pressing 9 twice during playback or once in the
stop position.
™ PROG disappears.
Supported formats:
– USB or memory file format FAT12, FAT16, FAT32
(sector size: 512 - 65,536 bytes)
– bit rate (data rate): 32-320 kbps and variable bit
rate
– WMA v9 or earlier
– Directory nesting up to a maximum of 8 levels
– Number of albums: maximum 50
– Number of tracks: maximum 500
– ID3 tag v2.0 or later
– File name in Uicode UTF8 (maximum length: 128
bytes
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The system will not play or support the
following:
Empty albums: an empty album is an album that
does not contain MP3/WMA files, and will not be
shown in the display.
Non-supported file formats are skipped. This
means that e.g.: Word documents .doc or MP3 files
with extension. dlf are ignored and will not be
played.
AAC, WAV, PCM. NTFS audio files
DRM protected WMA files
WMA files in Lossless format
USB CONNECTION
Notes:
– Make sure that file names of MP3 files end with
.mp3. and the file names of WMA files end with
.wma.
– For DRM protected WMA files, use Windows
Media Player 10 (or later) for conversion. Visit
www.microsoft.com for details about Windows
Media Player and WM DRM (Windows Media
Digital Rights Management).
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MAINTENANCE & SAFETY
Safety Information
• Place the set on a hard, flat and stable surface so
that the system does not tilt.
• Do not expose the set, batteries, CDs to humidity,
rain, sand or excessive heat caused by heating
equipment or direct sunlight.
• Where the MAINS plug or an appliance coupler is
used as the disconnet device, the disconnet device
shall remain readily operable.
• The apparatus shall not be exposed to
Playing a USB mass storage device
dripping or splashing.
Make sure that your AZ1826 is being powered by • Adequate ventilation with a minimum gap of 15 cm
AC mains or specified batteries.
between the ventilation holes and surrounding
surfaces is necessary to prevent heat build-up.
Adjust the Source selector to CD/USB.
Press CD/USB once to select USB mode if “CD” is • The ventilation should not be impeded by covering
the ventilation openings with items, such as
displayed.
newspapers, table-cloths, curtains, etc..
➜Display shows “USB”, and the total track
• No objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall
number and album number. (see 8).
be placed on the apparatus.
Plug a compatible USB mass storage device to
AZ1826’s USB port marked
. If needed, use a • No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles,
should be placed on the apparatus.
suitable USB cable to connect between the device
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The mechanical parts of the set contain
and AZ1826’s USB port.
self-lubricating bearings and must not be oiled or
➜The device will automatically power on.
lubricated.
If the device is not powered on, turn on the power
• To clean the set, use a dry cloth. Do not use any
manually, then re-connnect it.
cleaning agents containing alcohol,
Press 2; on your AZ1826 to start play.
ammonia, benzene or abrasives as these may harm
To select album, press ALBUM/PRESET -, + (on
the housing.
the remote control -, +).
Maintenance & Safety (See 9)
CD player and CD handling
• If the CD player cannot read CDs correctly, use a
cleaning CD to clean the lens before taking the set
to repair.
• The lens of the CD player should never be touched!
• Sudden changes in the surrounding temperature
can cause condensation on the lens of your CD
player. Playing a CD is then not possible. Do not
attempt to clean the lens but leave the set in a
warm environment until the moisture evaporates.
• Always close the CD door to avoid dust on the
lens.
• To clean the CD, wipe in a straight line from the
centre towards the edge using a soft, lint-free
cloth. Do not use cleaning agents as they may
damage the disc.
• Never write on a CD or attach any stickers to it.
TROUBLESHOOTING
WARNING
Do not open the set as there is a risk of electric shock! Under no circumstances should you try to
repair the set yourself, as this will invalidate the guarantee.
If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the set for repair.
If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or service centre.
Remote control does not function properly
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Batteries exhausted/ incorrectly inserted
Insert (fresh) batteries correctly
Distance/ angle between the set too large
Reduce the distance/ angle
No sound /power
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Volume not adjusted
Adjust the VOLUME
Power cord not securely connected
Connect the AC power cord properly
Batteries dead/ incorrectly inserted
Insert (fresh) batteries correctly
Severe radio hum or noise
Note:
Make sure the CD is not encoded with
Copyright protection technologies, as some do
not conform to the Compact Disc standard.
The disc skips tracks
– Disc damaged or dirty
• Replace or clean disc
– SHUF or PROG is active
• Switch off SHUF/PROG
Note:
DRM-protected WMA is not supported.
Sound skips during MP3 playback
– Electrical interference: set too close to TV, VCR or
computer
• Increase the distance
– MP3 file made at compression level exceeding
320kbps
• Use a lower compression level to record CD
tracks into MP3 format
Poor radio reception
– Disc damaged or dirty
• Replace or clean disc
– Weak radio signal
• FM: Adjust the FM telescopic aerial
indication
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It is set in the USB mode.
Press CD/USB to select CD mode.
CD badly scratched or dirty
Replace/ clean CD, see Maintenance
Laser lens steamed up
Wait until lens has cleared
CD-R/CD-RW is blank/ not finalized
Use a finalized CD-R(W)
CD-ROM disc inserted/
CD contains non-audio files
• Use CD Audio discs/MP3-CD only/
press ∞ or § once or more to skip to a CD audio
track instead of the data files
The USB device doesn’t play on my AZ1826.
– It is not set in the USB mode.
• Press CD/USB to select USB mode.
– The device is not securely connected to AZ1826’s USB
port.
• Re-connect the device, and make sure that the device
is powered on.
– The device is not supported by AZ1826, or the audio
file format stored on the device is not supported by
AZ1826.
• Use a compatible device/ playable audio file format.
I cannot use the remote control to select CD or
USB.
– The main unit is not set in CD/USB mode
• On the main unit, push Source selector to CD/USB
position, then use the remote control to select CD or
USB.
AUSTRALIA - Philips Manufacturers Warranty for Australia only
These warranty conditions are valid for the
following consumer electronics products:
Colour Televisions, Projection TV, Plasma &
LCD TV, Video Cassette Recorders, CD
Recorders & Players, DVD Players, DVD
Recorders, DVD Recorders with HDD, Audio
Systems, Home Theatre systems, Digital Set
Top Box & Portable Audio products.
The benefits given to the purchaser by this
warranty are in addition to all other rights
and remedies which the purchaser has in
respect of the product under the Trade
Practices Act or other Commonwealth or
State Law.
Philips Consumer Electronics warrants its products to
the purchaser as follows and subject to the stated
conditions.
1Year Free Repair Service - at Philips ASC
Colour Television, Plasma Television, LCD Television,
Projection Televsion, DVDR/VCR Combo, DVD
Recorders with Hard Drive, LCD Projectors, Wireless
Audio Systems, Audio Systems, Home Theatre
Systems & Digital Set-Top-Box.
1Year free Replacement – at your Retailer
Portable Audio, MP3 Infotainment products, Video
Cassette recorders, DVD Player, DVD/VCR Combo
Player, DVD Recorder without HDD & Portable
DVD/LCD players.
Conditions of Repair Warranty
1. All claims for warranty service should be made to
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7.
your nearest Philips Authorised Service Centre or the
Philips Technology Care Centre. Reasonable evidence
of date of purchase must be provided.
This warranty extends only to defects in material or
workmanship occurring under normal use of the product
when operated in accordance with the instructions.
If a replacement product is supplied under the repair
policy it is warranted, under this warranty, for the
remainder of the warranty of the original purchased
product only.
Home service is provided only within the normal
service area of one of our recommended Authorised
Service Centres (ASC). It will be provided for
television receivers only with a screen side of 67cms
or above (product includes CRT, LCD TV, PTV, and
Plasma TV). Televisions with screen side less than
67cms and all other products types are to be taken or
sent by the consumer to the workshop of your
nearest Authorised Service Centre, at the Consumer’s
expense.
This Manufacturers Warranty is limited to 3 months
for the above listed Consumer Electronics products if
used in commercial applications.
Philips may, at its discretion choose to replace rather
than repair any product covered by this warranty.
Product accessories are covered by the same
warranty period. Please contact the Philips Technology
Care Centre for free replacement of faulty accessories.
8. This Manufacturers Warranty is neither transferable
nor valid in countries other than Australia.
This warranty does not cover:
a) Mileage or travel outside the normal service area
covered by selected Authorised Service Centre.
b) Service costs arising from failure to correctly
adjust the controls of the product or to observe the
instructions, or inspections that reveal that the
product is in normal working order.
c) Product failures caused by misuse, neglect,
accidental breakage, transit damage, inexpert repairs
or modification by un-authorised persons, external
fires, lightning strikes, floods, vermin infestation or
liquid spillage.
d) Cleaning of video or audio heads.
e) Inadequate receiving antennae.
f) Replacement of worn or used batteries or other
consumables.
g) Consumer products used in commercial applications
(This warranty is limited to 3 months only).
h) Second hand products.
The conditions contained in this warranty
card replace and override the provision of
the Philips World-Wide Guarantee for
products purchased in Australia and used in
Australia.
Service is provided through more than 100
accredited Authorised Service Centres throughout
Australia. For direct contact with the nearest
recommended Authorised Service Centre in capital
& regional cities/towns
Authorised Service Centre Network
1300 361 392
Customer suppor t is provided in Australia by our
trained call centre staff. For assistance with product
features and specifications, please call
Technology Care Centre
1300 363 391
Please record the following information for
your records and keep in a safe place.
We recommend retaining your purchase
receipt to assist with any warranty claim.
Model number :....................................................
Serial number :....................................................
Date of purchase:....................................................
Retailer:....................................................
Philips Consumer Electronics
a division of Philips Electronics Australia Limited
ABN 24 008 445 743,
Level 1, 65 Epping Road NORTH RYDE NSW 2113.
Warranty valid for all new products purchased after 1st January 2007
INFORMATION REGARDING USB DIRECT:
1. Compatibility of the USB connection on this product:
a) This product supports most USB Mass storage devices (MSD) that these devices are compliant to the
USB MSD standards.
i) Most common Mass storage class devices are flash drives, memory sticks, jump drives and etc.
ii) If you see a "Disc Drive" showing up on your computer after you have plugged the mass storage
device into your computer, most likely it is MSD compliant and it will work with this product.
b) If your Mass storage device requires a battery/power source, please make sure you have a fresh
battery in it or charge the USB device first and then plug it into this product again.
2. Supported Music type:
a) This device only supports unprotected music with file extension: .mp3 .wma
b) Music bought from on-line music stores are not supported because they are secured by Digital Rights
Management protection (DRM).
c) File name extensions that ended with the following are not supported: .wav; .m4a; .m4p; .mp4; .aac
and etc.
3. No Direct connection can be made from a Computer USB port to this product even you have either or
both mp3 or wma file in your computer.
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