XL-DK227NH Micro component system consisting of XL-DK227NH
(main unit) and CP-DK227NH (speaker system).
XL-DK257NH Micro component system consisting of XL-DK257NH
(main unit) and CP-DK257NH (speaker system).
MICRO COMPONENT SYSTEM
The illustration printed in this operation manual are for the model
XL-DK227NH.
MODEL
XL-DK227NH
XL-DK227NH
XL-DK257NH
AUDIO
IN
OPERATION MANUAL
iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in
the U.S. and other countries.
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AUDIO
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Important Instruction
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XL-DK257NH
Special notes
ENGLISH
WARNINGS
When the ON/STAND-BY button is set at STAND-BY position,
mains voltage is still present inside the unit. When the
ON/STAND-BY button is set at STAND-BY position, the unit may
be brought into operation by the timer mode or remote control.
This unit contains no user serviceable parts. Never remove covers
unless qualified to do so. This unit contains dangerous voltages,
always remove mains plug from the socket before any service
operation and when not in use for a long period.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to
dripping or splashing. No objects filled with liquids, such as vases,
shall be placed on the apparatus.
Do not turn the volume on to full at switch on. Listen to music at
moderate levels. Excessive sound pressure from earphones and
headphones can cause hearing loss.
Note for users in Australia:
Copyright may exist in material you wish to record. Copying or
broadcasting such material without permission of the relevant
licensees or owners of the copyright is prohibited by law. SHARP is
not in a position to authorise the copying or broadcasting of copyright
materials and nothing in this OPERATION MANUAL should be
implied as giving that authority.
CAUTION
This product is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER product.
This product contains a low power laser device. To ensure
continued safety, do not remove any cover or attempt to gain
access to the inside of the product. Refer all servicing to qualified
personnel.
“Made for iPod” means that an electronic accessory has been
designed to connect specifically to iPod and has been certified
by the developer to meet Apple performance standards.
Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its
compliance with safety and regulatory standards.
For other countries:
Audio-visual material may consist of copyrighted works which must
not be recorded without the authority of the owner of the copyright.
Please refer to the relevant laws in your country.
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Introduction
Contents
Thank you for purchasing this SHARP product. To obtain the best
performance from this product, please read this manual carefully. It
will guide you in operating your SHARP product.
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Page
General Information
Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Controls and indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 - 6
Supply of this product does not convey a license nor imply any right
to distribute content created with this product in revenue-generating
broadcast systems (terrestrial, satellite, cable and/or other
distribution channels), revenue-generating streaming applications
(via Internet, intranets and/or other networks), other revenuegenerating content distribution systems (pay-audio or audio-ondemand applications and the like) or on revenue-generating physical
media (compact discs, digital versatile discs, semiconductor chips,
hard drives, memory cards and the like). An independent license for
such use is required. For details, please visit http://mp3licensing.com
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from Fraunhofer
IIS and Thomson.
Accessories
Preparation for Use
System connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 - 9
Remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Basic Operation
General control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Setting the clock (Remote Control only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
iPod
Listening to the iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 - 16
CD or MP3/WMA disc Playback
Please confirm that only the following accessories are included.
Listening to a CD or MP3/WMA disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 - 18
Advanced CD or MP3/WMA disc playback . . . . . . . . . . . .18 - 20
MP3/WMA folder mode (only for MP3/WMA files) . . . . . . .21 - 22
Radio
Listening to the radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 - 24
Remote control 1
AM loop aerial
1
Advanced Features
General Information
Special Note
Using the Radio Data System (RDS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 - 29
Timer and sleep operation (Remote Control only) . . . . . .30 - 33
Enhancing your system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 - 34
References
FM aerial
1
“AA” size battery (UM/SUM-3,
R6, HP-7 or similar) 2
iPod-adaptor
Troubleshooting chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 - 36
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
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Precautions
General
Please ensure that the equipment is positioned in a well-ventilated
area and ensure that there is at least 10 cm (4") of free space
along the sides, top and back of the equipment.
10 cm (4") 10 cm (4")
10 cm (4")
Hold the AC power plug by the head when
removing it from the wall socket, as pulling
the lead can damage internal wires.
The AC power plug is used as a disconnect
device and shall always remain readily
operable.
Do not remove the outer cover, as
this may result in electric shock.
Refer service to your local SHARP
service facility.
General Information
10 cm (4")
Use the unit on a firm, level surface free from
vibration.
Keep the unit away from direct sunlight,
strong magnetic fields, excessive dust,
humidity and electronic/electrical
equipment (home computers, facsimiles,
etc.) which generate electrical noise.
Do not place anything on top of the unit.
Do not expose the unit to moisture, to temperatures higher than
60˚C (140˚F) or to extremely low temperatures.
If your system does not work properly, disconnect the AC power
lead from the wall socket. Plug the AC power lead back in, and
then turn on your system.
In case of an electrical storm, unplug the
unit for safety.
The ventilation should not be impeded by covering the ventilation
openings with items, such as newspapers, tablecloths, curtains,
etc.
No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be
placed on the apparatus.
Attention should be drawn to the environmental aspects of battery
disposal.
This unit should only be used within the range of 5˚C - 35˚C
(41˚F - 95˚F).
Warning:
The voltage used must be the same as that specified on this unit.
Using this product with a higher voltage other than that which is
specified is dangerous and may result in a fire or other type of
accident causing damage. SHARP will not be held responsible for
any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than
that which is specified.
Volume control
The sound level at a given volume setting depends on speaker
efficiency, location, and various other factors. It is advisable to avoid
exposure to high volume levels. Do not turn the volume on to full at
switch on. Listen to music at moderate levels. Excessive sound
pressure from earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss.
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Controls and indicators
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Reference page
1. Disc Tray . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
2. On/Stand-by Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 12, 17, 23, 30
3. Disc Tray Open/Close Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
4. Timer Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
5. Disc or iPod Play or Pause Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 18
6. Disc Stop Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
7. Volume Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
8. Audio In Socket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
9. Headphones Socket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
10. CD Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
11. Tuner (Band) Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
12. Remote Sensor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
13. Audio In Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
14. iPod Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
15. iPod Docking Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Display
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2
3
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12 1314
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15
Reference page
1. MP3/WMA Folder Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
2. MP3/WMA Title Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
3. MP3 Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
4. WMA Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
5. RDS Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25, 26
6. Traffic Announcement Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
7. Dynamic PTY Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
8. Traffic Programme Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
9. Sleep Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
10. Timer Play Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
11. MP3/WMA Total Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
12. Daily Timer Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
13. FM Stereo Mode Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
14. FM Stereo Receiving Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
15. Memory Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
16. Extra Bass Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
17. Disc Repeat Play Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
18. Disc Pause Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
19. Disc Play Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
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Front panel
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Controls and indicators (continued)
Rear panel
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4
Reference page
1. Speaker Terminals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
2. AC Power Lead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
3. FM 75 Ohms Aerial Socket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
4. AM Aerial Earth Terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
5. AM Loop Aerial Terminal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
6. Video Out Socket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8, 33
7. Subwoofer Pre-output Socket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
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General Information
Speaker system (XL-DK227NH)
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1
1.
2.
3.
4.
Tweeter
Woofer
Bass Reflex Duct
Speaker Wire
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1
3
2
2
4
Speaker system (XL-DK257NH)
1.
2.
3.
4.
Tweeter
Woofer
Bass Reflex Duct
Speaker Wire
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3
2
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Reference page
1. Remote Control Transmitter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
2. Disc Clear/Dimmer, iPod Menu Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 20
3. Memory, iPod Enter Button . . . . . . . . . . 12, 16, 20, 24, 30, 32
4. Disc Direct Search Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
5. Equaliser Mode Select Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
6. Extra Bass/Demo Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
7. Volume Up and Down Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
8. On/Stand-by Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
9. CD Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
10. Tuner (Band) Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
11. Audio In/iPod Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13, 34
12. Disc Stop Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
13. Disc Play or Pause Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, 19
14. iPod Play or Pause Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13, 14, 16
15. Tuning Up, iPod Cursor Up Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 23
16. CD Track Up or Fast Forward, Tuner Preset Up,
Time Up Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 16, 18, 24, 30, 32
17. CD Track Down or Fast Reverse, Tuner Preset Down,
Time Down Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 16, 18, 24, 30, 32
18. Tuning Down, iPod Cursor Down Button . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 23
19. Play Mode Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
20. Display Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 22
21. Folder Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
22. Clock/Timer Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 30, 32
23. RDS ASPM Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
24. RDS PTY Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
25. RDS Display Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
General Information
Remote control
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System connections
Make sure to unplug the AC power lead before making any connections
Aerial connection (see page 8)
AM loop aerial
FM aerial
Right speaker
Preparation for Use
Left speaker
Speaker connection (see page 8)
Wall socket
(AC 220 - 240 V ~ 50 Hz)
AC power connection
(see page 9)
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Speaker connection
Supplied AM loop aerial:
Connect the AM loop aerial to the AM and GND (Earth) terminals.
Position the AM loop aerial for optimum reception. Place the AM loop
aerial on a shelf, etc., or attach it to a stand or a wall with screws (not
supplied).
Note:
Placing the aerial on the unit or near the AC power lead may cause
noise pickup. Place the aerial away from the unit for better reception.
Installing the AM loop aerial:
< Assembling >
< Attaching to the wall >
Connect the black wire to the minus (–) terminal, and the red wire to
the plus (+) terminal.
Red
Black
Caution:
Use speakers with an impedance of 4 ohms or more, as lower
impedance speakers can damage the unit.
Do not mistake the right and the left
channels. The right speaker is the one on the
right side when you face the unit.
Do not let the bare speaker wires touch
each other.
Do not allow any objects to fall into or to be
placed in the bass reflex ducts.
Do not stand or sit on the speakers. You may
Incorrect
be injured.
Connecting iPod to a TV
The iPod with photo and video can be viewed by connecting to a TV/
monitor.
If the TV/monitor has a video input, connect it to the VIDEO OUT socket
on the rear of the unit.
Video cable
(not supplied)
Wall
Preparation for Use
Aerial connection
Supplied FM aerial:
Connect the FM aerial wire to the FM 75 OHMS socket and position
the FM aerial wire in the direction where the strongest signal can be
received.
TV
To video
input socket
Screws (not supplied)
Note:
Please make sure to set iPod unit to either NTSC or PAL to match your
TV signal. Please visit Apple’s home page for further information.
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System connections (continued)
AC power connection
External FM aerial
After checking all the connections have been made correctly, plug
the AC power lead of this unit into the wall socket. If you plug in the
unit first, the unit will enter the demonstration mode.
Use an external FM aerial if you require better reception.
Consult your dealer.
External FM
aerial
Preparation for Use
75 ohms
coaxial cable
Wall socket
(AC 220 - 240 V ~ 50 Hz)
Note:
Unplug the AC power lead from the wall socket if the unit will not be
in use for a prolonged period of time.
Note:
When an external FM aerial is used, disconnect the supplied FM
aerial wire.
Demonstration mode
The first time the unit is plugged in, the
unit will enter the demonstration mode.
You will see words scroll.
To cancel the demonstration mode:
When the unit is in the power
stand-by mode (demonstration
mode), press the X-BASS/DEMO
button on the remote control. The
unit will enter the low power
consumption mode.
To return to the demonstration mode:
When the unit is in the power stand-by mode, press the
X-BASS/DEMO button on the remote control again.
Note:
When the power is on, the X-BASS/DEMO button can be used to
select the extra bass mode.
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Remote control
Battery installation
1
2
3
Open the battery cover.
Insert the supplied batteries according to the direction
indicated in the battery compartment.
When inserting or removing the batteries, push them towards the
battery terminals.
Close the cover.
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Notes concerning use:
Replace the batteries if the operating distance is reduced or if the
operation becomes erratic. Purchase 2 “AA” size batteries
(UM/SUM-3, R6, HP-7 or similar).
Periodically clean the transmitter on the remote control and the
sensor on the unit with a soft cloth.
Exposing the sensor on the unit to strong light may interfere with
operation. Change the lighting or the direction of the unit if this
occurs.
Keep the remote control away from moisture, heat, shock, and
vibrations.
Precautions for battery use:
Replace all old batteries with new ones at the same time.
Do not mix old and new batteries.
Remove the batteries if the unit will not be used for long periods
of time. This will prevent potential damage due to battery leakage.
Caution:
Do not use rechargeable batteries (nickel-cadmium battery, etc.).
Installing the batteries incorrectly may cause the unit to
malfunction.
Batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) shall not be exposed
to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
The remote control can be used within the range shown below:
Press the ON/STAND-BY button. Does the power turn on? Now, you
can enjoy the music.
Remote sensor
Preparation for Use
Test of the remote control
Check the remote control after checking all the connections (see
pages 7 - 9).
Point the remote control directly at the remote sensor on the unit.
0.2 m - 6 m
(8" - 20’)
Battery removal:
Open the battery cover and pull up the battery to take out.
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Volume control
Main unit operation:
When the VOLUME control is turned clockwise, the volume will
increase. When it is turned anti-clockwise, the volume will decrease.
Remote control operation:
Press the VOLUME (+ or –) button to increase or decrease the volume.
0 ..... 30 MAXIMUM
Basic Operation
Bass control
When the power is first turned on, the unit will enter the extra bass
mode which emphasises the bass frequencies, and “X-BASS” will
appear. To cancel the extra bass mode, press the X-BASS/DEMO
button on the remote control.
To turn the power on
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
After use:
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to enter the power stand-by mode.
Illumination light control
When the unit’s power is turned on, the ring around the volume
control lights up. To turn on/off the light, hold down the
CLEAR/DIMMER button on the remote control for more than 2
seconds.
Volume auto fade-in
If you turn off and on the main unit with the volume set to 27 or
higher, the volume starts at 16 and fades in to the last set level.
Equaliser
When the EQUALIZER MODE button is pressed, the current mode
setting will be displayed. To change to a different mode, press the
EQUALIZER MODE button repeatedly until the desired sound mode
appears.
FLAT
Equaliser off
ROCK
For rock music
CLASSIC
POPS
VOCALS
JAZZ
For classical music
For pop music
Vocals are enhanced
For jazz
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Setting the clock (Remote Control only)
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Press the
or
button to adjust the hour and
then press the MEMORY button.
Press the
or
button once to advance the time by
1 hour. Hold it down to advance continuously.
In this example, the clock is set for the 24-hour (0:00) display.
1
2
3
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
4
Press the
or
button to select 24-hour or 12hour display and then press the MEMORY button.
Press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to
select “CLOCK”, and press the MEMORY button.
“0:00”
“AM 12:00”
“AM 0:00”
The 24-hour display will appear.
(0:00 - 23:59)
The 12-hour display will appear.
(AM 12:00 - PM 11:59)
The 12-hour display will appear.
(AM 0:00 - PM 11:59)
Press the
or
button to adjust the minutes and
then press the MEMORY button.
Press the
or
button once to advance the time by
1 minute. Hold it down to change the time in 5-minute intervals.
To confirm the time display:
[When the unit is in the stand-by mode]
Press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
The time display will appear for about 10 seconds.
[When the power is on]
Press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to display the
time.
The time display will appear for about 10 seconds.
Note:
The “CLOCK” will appear or time will flash to confirm the time
display when the AC power supply is restored after a power failure
or unplugging the unit. If incorrect, readjust the clock as follows.
To readjust the clock:
Perform “Setting the clock” from step 1. If the “CLOCK” does not
appear in step 3, step 4 (for selecting the 24-hour or 12-hour
display) will be skipped.
To change the 24-hour or 12-hour display:
1 Clear all the programmed contents. [Refer to “Factory reset,
clearing all memory” on page 36 for details.]
2 Perform “Setting the clock” from step 1 onwards.
Basic Operation
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Listening to the iPod
Supported iPod models:
iPod nano (software 1.2 above)
iPod mini (software 1.2 above)
iPod (5th generation) (software 1.3 above) (Dock connector
equipped Click Wheel model)
iPod (4th generation) (software 3.0.2 above) (Dock connector
equipped Click Wheel model)
iPod nano (2nd generation) (software 1.0.0 above)
iPod nano (3rd generation) (software 1.0.3 above)
iPod classic (software 1.0.3 above)
iPod touch (software 1.1 above)
iPod
Caution:
Please update your iPod unit to the latest software version before
using it. Please visit Apple’s homepage to download the latest
version for your iPod.
Notes:
Once the iPod is connected to the unit it will begin charging.
The iPod unit cannot be charged whilst the main unit is in the
stand-by mode.
Auto power on function:
When you press any of the following buttons, the unit turns on.
iPod button: The unit turns on and the iPod function is activated.
iPod / button on the remote control: The unit turns on and the
iPod playback start (regardless of the last function).
/ button on the main unit: The unit turns on and playback of
the last function will start (iPod, CD, TUNER, AUDIO IN).
iPod adaptor connection
Choose the iPod adaptor that fits your iPod. Your iPod will fit snuggly
into the correct adaptor. If your iPod is not mentioned below, an iPod
adaptor may have been included with your iPod unit.
The number (3 - 10)
shows which iPod fits
iPod
Adaptor
No.
3
4
5
6
6
7
7
8
9
9
9
10
10
7
iPod Description
iPod mini
4G iPod & U2 iPod
4G iPod
iPod photo & Colour U2 iPod
iPod with colour display
iPod photo
iPod with colour display
iPod nano
5G iPod (with video)
U2 iPod with video
iPod classic
5G iPod with video
iPod classic
Capacity
4GB & 6GB
20GB
40GB
20GB & 30GB
20GB
40GB & 60GB
60GB
2GB & 4GB
30GB
30GB
80GB
60GB & 80GB
160GB
Notes:
iPod nano (2nd generation), iPod nano (3rd generation) and iPod
touch are not compatible with the iPod adaptors listed above.
Please use the adaptor supplied with your iPod unit.
If you have an iPod that does not have an iPod 30 Pin connector,
you can use an audio cable to connect it to the AUDIO IN socket.
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To insert iPod adaptor
To remove iPod adaptor
1. Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
2. Open the iPod docking station by pushing the area marked
“ PUSH OPEN”.
1. Adaptor with tip.
Hold this tip and pull as direction shown to remove adaptor.
pull up
3. Insert the iPod adaptor into the iPod dock and connect your iPod.
iPod (bottom)
iPod
2. Adaptor without tip.
Insert the tip of a screwdriver
(“–” type, small) into the iPod
adaptor hole as shown and lift
upward to remove.
Dock connector
iPod adaptor
iPod dock
iPod connector
1
2
3
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
Press the iPod button to select iPod function.
iPod
iPod playback
Insert iPod unit in iPod dock of main unit. “DOCK OK” will
be displayed for 3 seconds except for iPod mini and 4th
Generation iPod.
iPod
Caution:
Do not place the iPod docking base without any support from below
when inserting the iPod unit, otherwise it may damage the iPod
docking station.
iPod adaptor
To remove iPod unit
Press and hold the iPod docking
base when removing the iPod unit.
4
Press the
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To disconnect iPod
Simply remove the iPod from the iPod dock. It is safe to do so even
during playback.
Navigating the iPod menus with the remote
control
1
Press the [MENU] button to view the menu on iPod unit.
Press it again to go back to previous menu.
2
Use the TUNING ( or ) button to select an item on the
menu and then press [ENTER] button.
iPod
Note:
The volume level is adjusted by pressing the VOL (+ or –) button on
the main unit or the remote control. Adjusting the volume on the iPod
unit gives no effect.
Watching videos on a TV connected to iPod
1
Press the DISPLAY button for more than 2 seconds.
“TV DISP” will appear on display.
2
3
Select the desired video from iPod unit to be played.
Press the [ENTER] button to start playback.
Pressing the [ENTER] button on the remote control will play a
selected VIDEO highlighted on the iPod.
Pressing the PLAY button on the remote control will not play the
selected VIDEO highlighted.
Notes:
If the TV Out setting is already turned On at video menu, the video
is automatically displayed on the TV screen when [ENTER] key is
pressed.
To return to watching video on iPod screen, press the [MENU]
button to enter video menu. Then press the DISPLAY button for
more than 2 seconds until “iPod DISP” appears. Repeat steps 2
and 3.
During iPod video playback, pressing the DISPLAY button will not
toggle video out display between iPod and TV.
iPod operation
The operations described below depend on the generation iPod you
are using.
System on operation
When the main unit is powered on, the iPod unit will automatically
power on when docked in the unit (including TIMER function).
System off (stand-by operation)
When the main unit is turned to stand-by mode, the docked iPod unit
will automatically turn to stand-by mode.
iPod playback detection function
Once the play button on the iPod unit is pressed, the main unit will
automatically change to iPod function overriding the previous
function selected.
Caution:
Unplug all accessories for the iPod before inserting it into the iPod
dock.
Stop button ( ) at main unit is invalid during iPod function.
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Listening to a CD or MP3/WMA
disc
Pause
Press in the playback
mode.
Track up/
down
____
Fast
forward/
reverse
____
Back
light/TV
OUT
____
Repeat
____
Shuffle
____
Press and hold down to
toggle shuffle mode.
Menu
____
Press to view the iPod
menu during iPod
function.
Enter
____
Cursor
Up/Down
____
Press to confirm the
selection.
Press to play the
selected VIDEO
highlighted on the iPod.
Press to select the iPod
menu.
PRESET
PRESET
Press in the playback or
pause mode.
If you press the button in
the pause mode, press
the / button to start
the desired track.
Press and hold down in
the playback mode.
Release the button to
resume playback.
iPod back light ON.
Press for more than 2
seconds to toggle the
video out display
between iPod or TV.
Press to toggle repeat
mode.
This system can play back a standard CD, CD-R/RW in the CD format
and CD-R/RW with MP3 or WMA files, but cannot record on them.
Some audio CD-R and CD-RW discs may not be playable due to the
state of the disc or the device that was used for recording.
MP3:
MP3 is a form of compression. It is an acronym which stands
for MPEG Audio Layer 3.
MP3 is a type of audio code which is processed by significant
compression from the original audio source with very little loss
in sound quality.
This system supports MPEG 1 Layer 3, MPEG 2 Layer 3, and
VBR files.
During VBR file playback, time counter in the display may differ
from its actual playback time.
Bitrate which is supported by MP3 is 32 ~ 320 kbps.
WMA:
WMA files are Advanced System Format files that include audio
files which are compressed with Windows Media Audio codec.
WMA is developed by Microsoft as an audio format file for
Windows Media Player.
“MP3” and “WMA” indicator will light up after the unit reads
information on an MP3 or WMA disc.
Bitrate which is supported by WMA is 64 ~ 160 kbps.
Auto power on function:
When you press any of the following buttons, the unit turns on.
CD button (main unit and remote control): The unit turns on and
the “CD” function is activated.
CD / button on the remote control: The unit turns on and CD
playback starts (regardless of the last function).
/ button on the main unit: The unit turns on and playback of
the last function starts (CD, TUNER, AUDIO IN, iPod).
Auto power off function:
In the stop mode of CD, MP3 or WMA operation, the main unit enters
the stand-by mode after 15 minutes of inactivity.
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Various iPod functions
iPod
Main unit Remote control
Operation
Function
Play
Press in the pause
mode.
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5
Press the
OPEN/CLOSE button to close the disc tray.
Total
Indicator
CD or MP3/WMA disc Playback
[CD]
Total number of
Total playing time
tracks on the disc of the disc
MP3 indicator
WMA indicator
[MP3/WMA]
Total number
of folders
Due to the structure of the disc information, it takes longer to
read an MP3/WMA disc than a normal CD (approximately 20
to 90 seconds).
6
Press the
/
button to start playback.
Disc play indicator
After the last track is played, the unit will stop automatically.
1
2
3
4
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
Press the CD button.
Press the
OPEN/CLOSE button to open the disc tray.
Place the disc on the disc tray, label side up.
Be sure to place 8 cm (3") disc in the middle of the disc tray.
12 cm (5")
8 cm (3")
To remove the discs:
In the stop mode, press the
OPEN/CLOSE button.
Caution:
Do not place two discs in one disc tray.
Do not play discs of special shapes (heart, octagon, etc).
It may cause malfunctions.
Do not push the disc tray whilst it is moving.
If the power fails whilst the tray is open, wait until the power is
restored.
If TV or radio interference occurs during CD operation, move the
unit away from the TV or radio.
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Advanced CD or MP3/WMA disc
playback
Function Main unit
Remote
control
Operation
Play
Press in the stop mode.
Stop
Press in the playback
mode.
Pause
Press in the playback
mode. Press the /
button to resume
playback from the
paused point.
Press in the playback or
stop mode.
If you press the button in
the stop mode, press the
/ button to start the
desired track.
Press and hold down in
the playback mode.
Release the button to
resume playback.
Track up/
Track
down
Fast
forward/
Fast
reverse
PRESET
PRESET
Notes for CD or MP3/WMA disc:
When the end of the last track is reached during fast forward,
“END” will appear on the display and CD operation will be paused.
When the beginning of the first track is reached during fast
reverse, the unit will enter the playback mode.
Rewritable multi-session discs with unfinished writing, can still be
played.
Direct track search
By using the direct search buttons, the desired tracks on the current
disc can be played.
Use the direct search buttons on
the remote control to select the
desired track whilst playing the
selected disc.
Selected track number
The direct search buttons allow you to select up to number 9.
When selecting number 10 or higher, use the “+10” button.
A. For example, to choose 13
1 Press the “+10” button once.
2 Press the “1” button.
3 Press the “3” button.
B. For example, to choose 130
1 Press the “+10” button twice.
2 Press the “1” button.
3 Press the “3” button.
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4 Press the “0” button.
Notes:
A track number higher than the number of tracks on the disc
cannot be selected.
During random play, direct search is not possible.
To stop playback:
Press the (CD ) button.
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Advanced CD or MP3/WMA disc playback (continued)
Repeat play
Repeat play can play one track, all tracks or a programmed
sequence continuously.
CD or MP3/WMA disc Playback
To repeat one track:
Press the PLAY MODE button once.
Press the / button.
Random play
The tracks on the disc can be played in random order automatically.
To random play all tracks:
Press and hold down PLAY MODE button on the remote control.
Press the / button.
To repeat all tracks:
Press the PLAY MODE button twice.
Press the / button.
To repeat desired tracks :
Perform steps 1 - 6 in “Programmed play” section on page 20 and
then press the PLAY MODE button once.
Press the / button.
To cancel repeat play:
Press the PLAY MODE button again until “ ” disappears.
To cancel random play:
Press the PLAY MODE button.
“R” will disappear.
Notes:
If you press the
button during random play, you can move to
the track selected next by the random operation. On the other
hand, the
button does not allow you to move to the previous
track. The beginning of the track being played will be located.
In random play, the unit will select and play tracks automatically.
(You cannot select the order of the tracks.)
Caution:
After performing repeat or random play, be sure to press the
(CD ) button. Otherwise, the disc will play continuously.
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1
2
Whilst in the stop mode, press
the MEMORY button on the
remote control to enter the
programming save mode.
Press the direct search buttons
on the remote control to select
the desired track.
Selected track number
You can also select a track by pressing the
or
button.
3
Press the MEMORY button to
save the track number.
4
Repeat steps 2 - 3 for other tracks. Up to 32 tracks can be
programmed.
If you make a mistake, the programmed tracks can be cleared
by pressing the CLEAR/DIMMER button.
5
6
Press the (CD ) button.
The total number in memory will
appear.
Press the
/
button to start playback.
To clear the programmed selections:
Press the CLEAR/DIMMER button on the
remote control whilst the “MEMORY”
indicator is flashing.
Each time the button is pressed, one track will
be cleared, beginning with the last track
programmed.
To cancel the programmed play mode:
Whilst in the stop mode and the “MEMORY” indicator is lit, press the
CLEAR/DIMMER button on the remote control. The “MEMORY”
indicator will disappear and all the programmed contents will be
cleared.
Adding tracks to the programme:
If a programme has been previously stored, the “MEMORY” indicator
will be displayed. Then follow steps 1 - 6 to add tracks. The new
tracks will be stored after the last track of the previous programme.
To check which tracks are programmed:
Whilst the unit is stopped in the programmed play mode, press the
or
button.
MP3/WMA folder programmed:
Only tracks in the same folder can be select. Select which folder to
be progammed before entering programme mode. (refer page 21 to
select folder)
Notes:
When a disc ejected, the programme is automatically cancelled.
Even if you press the ON/STAND-BY button to enter the stand-by
mode or change the function from CD to another, the programmed
selections will not be cleared.
During the programme operation, random play is not possible.
CD or MP3/WMA disc Playback
Programmed play
You can choose up to 32 selections for playback in the order you like.
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MP3/WMA folder mode (only for MP3/WMA files)
CD or MP3/WMA disc Playback
To play back MP3/WMA (Windows Media Audio) file
There are many music sites on the internet that you can download
MP3/WMA (Windows Media Audio) music files. Follow the
instructions from the website on how to download the music files.
You can then play back these downloaded music files by burning
them to a CD-R/RW disc.
Your downloaded song/files are for personal use only. Any other
usage of the song without owner’s permission, is against the law.
About folder playback order
If MP3/WMA files are recorded in several folders, a folder number will
be set to each folder automatically.
These folders can be selected by the FOLDER button on the remote
control. If there is no supported file formats inside the selected folder,
the folder is skipped and the next folder will be selected.
Example: How to set folder number if MP3/WMA format files are
recorded as below figure.
1. ROOT folder is set as folder 1.
2. As for folders inside ROOT folder (Folder A and Folder B), the
folder which is recorded earlier on the disc will be set as folder 2
and folder 3.
3. As for folder inside Folder A (Folder C and Folder D), the folder
which is recorded earlier on the disc will be set as folder 4 and
folder 5.
4. Folder E that is inside Folder D will be set as folder 6.
The folder and file order information which is recorded on the disc
depends on the writing software. There maybe possibilities that
this unit will playback the files not according to our expected
playback order.
For CD MP3/WMA, 512 numbers of folders and files inclusives of
the folders which have non playable files can be read.
Folder mode on/off can be operated by the FOLDER button on the
remote control. Files that are played when folder mode is set to the
on position, may differ from those played back when folder mode is
turned off.
Folder Mode Off case:
All the files starting from the selected file will be played back. If file 3
inside Folder C is selected, all the files starting from file 3 will be
played back until file 10 of Folder E.
Folder Mode On case:
All the files inside the selected folder will be played back.
In case Folder D is selected, file 6, 7 and 8 will be played back. File
9 and 10 in Folder E will not be played back.
ROOT
(FOLDER 1)
FOLDER A
(FOLDER 2)
FOLDER B
(FOLDER 3)
FOLDER C
(FOLDER 4)
FILE 3
FILE 4
FILE 5
FOLDER D
(FOLDER 5)
FILE 6
FILE 7
FILE 8
FOLDER E
(FOLDER 6)
FILE 9
FILE 10
FILE 1
FILE 2
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4
Press the / (CD / ) button.
Playback will start and file name will be displayed.
To play back CD-R/RW.
1
Press the CD button, and load an MP3/WMA disc.
After disc is loaded, disc info will be displayed.
MP3 Indicator
WMA Indicator
Title, Artist & Album name are displayed if they are recorded on
the disc.
Display content can be changed by pressing the DISPLAY
button.
File Name Display
TITLE-1 Indicator
Title Display
Function Display
TITLE-1 Indicator
Artist Display
TITLE-1 Indicator
Album Display
Disc Name
TOTAL Indicator
Total number of files
2
Press the FOLDER button, and press the TUNING ( or
) button to select desired playback folder. (Folder mode
on)
(
)
Clock Display
FOLDER Indicator
FOLDER Number
3
Total files in Folder 3
Select desired file to be played back by pressing the
or
button.
In case of playback with the folder mode on, press the TUNING (
or ) button, and the folder can be selected even though it is in
playback/pause mode.
It will continue playback/pause mode in the 1st track of the
selected folder.
( ) Only appears when clock is already set.
Note:
If “NO SUPPORT” is displayed, it means “Copyright protected
WMA file” or “Not supported playback file” is selected.
CD or MP3/WMA disc Playback
Procedure to play back MP3/WMA disc with
folder mode on
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Listening to the radio
Tuning
1
2
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
Press the TUNER (BAND) button repeatedly to select the
desired frequency band (FM or AM).
Radio
3
Auto power on function:
When you press any of the following buttons, the unit turns on.
TUNER (BAND) button (main unit and remote control): The unit
turns on and the “TUNER” function is activated.
/ button on the main unit: The unit turns on and playback of
the last function starts (CD, TUNER, AUDIO IN, iPod).
Note:
This product can receive FM stereo/FM monaural and AM monaural
broadcasts. AM stereo broadcasts will not be played in stereo.
Press the TUNING ( or ) button on the remote control
to tune in to the desired station.
Manual tuning:
Press the TUNING ( or ) button as many times as required
to tune in to the desired station.
Auto tuning:
When the TUNING ( or ) button is pressed for more than
0.5 seconds, scanning will start automatically and the tuner
will stop at the first receivable broadcast station.
Notes:
When radio interference occurs, auto scan tuning may stop
automatically at that point.
Auto scan tuning will skip weak signal stations.
To stop the auto tuning, press the TUNING ( or ) button again.
When an RDS (Radio Data System) station is tuned in, the
frequency will be displayed first, and then the RDS indicator will
light up. Finally, the station name will appear.
Full auto tuning can be achieved for RDS stations “ASPM”, see
page 26.
To receive an FM stereo transmission:
Press the TUNER (BAND) button to select stereo mode and “ST”
indicator will be displayed.
“ ” will appear when an FM broadcast is in stereo.
If the FM reception is weak, press the TUNER (BAND) button to
extinguish the “ST” indicator. The reception changes to
monaural, and the sound becomes clearer.
FM stereo mode indicator
FM stereo receiving indicator
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Memorising a station
1
2
Perform steps 1 - 3 in “Tuning” on page 23.
3
Within 30 seconds, press the PRESET ( or ) button to
select the preset channel number.
Store the stations in memory, in order, starting with preset
channel 1.
4
Within 30 seconds, press the MEMORY button to store that
station in memory.
Press the MEMORY button to enter the preset tuning
saving mode.
If the “MEMORY” and preset number indicators disappear
before the station is memorised, repeat the operation from step
2.
5
Repeat steps 1 - 4 to set other stations, or to change a
preset station.
When a new station is stored in memory, the station previously
memorised for that preset channel number will be erased.
To recall a memorised station
Press the PRESET ( or
select the desired station.
) button for less than 0.5 seconds to
To scan the preset stations
The stations saved in memory can be scanned automatically.
(Preset memory scan)
1 Press the PRESET ( or ) button for more than 0.5 seconds.
The preset number will flash and the programmed stations will be
tuned in sequentially, for 5 seconds each.
2 Press the PRESET (
or ) button again when the desired
station is located.
Radio
You can store 40 AM and FM stations in memory and recall them at
the push of a button. (Preset tuning)
To erase entire preset memory
1
2
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to enter the stand-by mode.
Whilst pressing down the button, press the TUNER (BAND)
button until “TUNER CLEAR” appears.
Note:
The backup function protects the memorised stations for a few
hours should there be a power failure or the AC power lead become
disconnected.
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Using the Radio Data System (RDS)
Advanced Features
RDS is a broadcasting service which a growing number of FM
stations provide. These FM stations send additional signals
along with their regular programme signals. They send their
station names, and information about the type of programme
such as sport, music, etc.
When tuned to an RDS station, “RDS” and the station name will be
displayed.
“TP” (Traffic Programme) will appear on the display when the
received broadcast carries traffic information, and “TA” (Traffic
Announcement) will appear whilst a traffic information is on air.
“PTYI” (Dynamic PTY Indicator) will appear whilst the Dynamic PTY
station is received.
Information provided by RDS
Each time the RDS DISPLAY button is pressed, the display will
switch as follows:
Station name (PS)
Programme type (PTY)
Frequency
Radio text (RT)
You can control the RDS by using the buttons on the remote
control only.
When tuning in to a station other than an RDS station or to an RDS
station which sends weak signal, the display will change in the
following order:
NO PS
NO PTY
FM 98.80 MHz
NO RT
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Whilst in the ASPM operation mode, the tuner will automatically
search for new RDS stations. Up to 40 stations can be stored.
If you have already stored some stations in memory, the number of
new stations you can store will be less.
1
2
Press the TUNER (BAND) button to select the FM band.
Press and hold down the RDS ASPM button on the remote
control for at least 3 seconds.
1 After “ASPM” has flashed for about 4 seconds, scanning will
start (87.50 - 108.00 MHz).
2
When an RDS station is found, “RDS” will appear for a short
time and the station will be stored in memory.
3
After scanning, the number of stations stored in memory will
be displayed for 4 seconds, and then “END” will appear for
4 seconds.
To stop the ASPM operation before it is complete:
Press the RDS ASPM button whilst it is scanning for stations.
The stations which are already stored in memory will be kept there.
Notes:
If the same station is broadcasting on different frequencies, the
strongest frequency will be stored in memory.
Any station which has the same frequency as the one stored in
memory will not be stored.
If 40 stations have already been stored in memory, the scan will
be aborted. If you want to redo the ASPM operation, erase the
preset memory.
If no station have been stored in memory, “END” will appear for
about 4 seconds.
If the RDS signals are very weak, station names may not be
stored in memory.
To erase all of the contents of preset memory:
1 Press the ON/STAND-BY button to enter the power stand-by
mode.
2 Press CLEAR/DIMMER button for more than 2 seconds until
“TUNER CLEAR” appears.
After performing this operation, all of the preset memory
information will be erased.
To store a station name again if the wrong name was stored in
memory:
It may be impossible to store station names in memory using the
ASPM function if there is lots of noise or if the signal is too weak. In
this case, perform as follows.
1 Press the PRESET ( or ) button to check whether the names
are correct.
2 If you find a wrong name during receiving the station, wait until the
correct name is displayed and then press the MEMORY
button.
3 Within 30 seconds, press the MEMORY button whilst the preset
channel number is flashing.
The new station name has been stored in memory correctly.
Advanced Features
Using the Auto Station Programme Memory
(ASPM)
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Notes:
The same station name can be stored in different channels.
In a certain area or during certain time periods, the station names
may temporarily be different.
Advanced Features
Notes for RDS operation
If any of the following events occur, it does not mean that the
unit is faulty:
“PS”, “NO PS” and a station name appear alternately, and the unit
does not operate properly.
If a particular station is not broadcasting properly or a station is
conducting tests, the RDS reception function may not work
properly.
When you receive an RDS station whose signal is too weak,
information like the station name may not be displayed.
“NO PS”, “NO PTY” or “NO RT” will flash for about 5 seconds, and
then the frequency will be displayed.
Notes for radio text:
The first 10 characters of the radio text will appear for 4 seconds
and then they will scroll across the display.
If you tune in to an RDS station which is not broadcasting any
radio text, “NO RT” will be displayed when you switch to the radio
text position.
Whilst radio text data is received or when the text contents
change, “RT” will be displayed.
To recall stations in memory
To specify programmed types and select stations (PTY search):
You can search a station by specifying the programme type (news,
sports, traffic programme, etc. ... see pages 28 - 29) from the stations
in memory.
1
2
Press the TUNER (BAND) button to select the FM band.
Press the RDS PTY button on the remote control.
“SELECT” and “PTY TI” will appear alternately for about 6
seconds.
3
Within 6 seconds, press the PRESET (
select the programme type.
or
) button to
Each time the button is pressed, the programme type will
appear. If the button is held down for more than 0.5 seconds,
the programme type will appear continuously.
4
Whilst the selected programme type is flashing (within 6
seconds), press the RDS PTY button again.
After the selected programme type has been lit for 2 seconds,
“SEARCH” will appear, and the search operation will start.
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If you select the traffic programme:
If you select the traffic programme (TP) in step 3, “TP” will appear.
(This does not mean that you can listen to the traffic information at
that time.)
When the traffic information is broadcast, “TA” will appear.
To specify station names and select stations manually:
You can select a station by specifying the name (BBC R1, BBC R2,
etc.) from the stations stored in memory.
Before starting this operation, you must store one or more station
names in memory.
1 Press the TUNER (BAND) button to select the FM band.
2 Press the PRESET ( or ) button on the remote control to
select a desired station.
3 The station name will be displayed for 6 seconds. Then the
display will change.
Descriptions of the PTY (Programme Type) codes, TP (Traffic
Programme) and TA (Traffic Announcement).
You can search for and receive the following PTY, TP and TA
signals.
NEWS
AFFAIRS
INFO
SPORT
EDUCATE
DRAMA
CULTURE
SCIENCE
VARIED
POP M
ROCK M
EASY M
Short accounts of facts, events and publicly
expressed views, reportage and actuality.
Topical programme expanding or enlarging upon
the news, generally in different presentation style or
concept, including debate, or analysis.
Programmes whose purpose is to impart advice in
the widest sense.
Programme concerned with any aspect of sport.
Programme intended primarily to educate, of which
the formal element is fundamental.
All radio plays and serials.
Programmes concerned with any aspect of national
or regional culture, including language, theatre, etc.
Programmes about the natural sciences and
technology.
Used for mainly speech-based programmes usually
of light-entertainment nature, not covered by other
categories. Examples include: quizzes, panel
games, personality interviews.
Commercial music, which would generally be
considered to be of current popular appeal, often
featuring in current or recent record sales charts.
Contemporary modern music, usually written and
performed by young musicians.
Current contemporary music considered to be
“easy-listening”, as opposed to Pop, Rock or
Classical, or one of the specialised music styles,
Jazz, Folk or Country. Music in this category is
often but not always, vocal, and usually of short
duration.
Advanced Features
Notes:
If the display has stopped flashing, start again from step 2. If the
unit finds a desired programme type, the corresponding channel
number will flash for about 4 seconds, and then the station name
will flash for 7 seconds, which will remain lit.
If you want to listen to the same programme type of another
station, press the RDS PTY button whilst the channel number or
station name is flashing. The unit will look for the next station.
If no station can be found, “NOT FOUND” will appear for 4
seconds.
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Using the Radio Data System (RDS) (continued)
LIGHT M
CLASSICS
OTHER M
Advanced Features
WEATHER
FINANCE
CHILDREN
SOCIAL
RELIGION
PHONE IN
TRAVEL
LEISURE
JAZZ
Classical music for general, rather than specialist
appreciation. Examples of music in this category
are instrumental music, and vocal or choral works.
Performances of major orchestral works,
symphonies, chamber music, etc., and including
Grand Opera.
Musical styles not fitting into any of the other
categories. Particularly used for specialist music of
which Rhythm & Blues and Reggae are examples.
Weather reports and forecasts and meteorological
information.
Stock Market reports, commerce, trading, etc.
For programmes targeted at a young audience,
primarily for entertainment and interest, rather than
where the objective is to educate.
Programmes about people and things that
influence them individually or in groups. Includes:
sociology, history, geography, psychology and
society.
Any aspect of beliefs and faiths, involving a God or
Gods, the nature of existence and ethics.
Involving members of the public expressing their
views either by phone or at a public forum.
Features and programmes concerned with travel to
near and far destinations, package tours and travel
ideas and opportunities. Not for use for
announcements about problems, delays, or
roadworks affecting immediate travel where TP/TA
should be used.
Programmes concerned with recreational activities
in which the listener might participate. Examples
include, Gardening, Fishing, Antique collecting,
Cooking, Food & Wine, etc.
Polyphonic, syncopated music characterised by
improvisation.
COUNTRY
Songs which originate from, or continue the musical
tradition of the American Southern States.
Characterised by a straightforward melody and
narrative story line.
NATION M
Current Popular Music of the Nation or Region in
that country's language, as opposed to International
“Pop” which is usually US or UK inspired and in
English.
OLDIES
Music from the so-called “golden age” of popular
music.
FOLK M
Music which has its roots in the musical culture of a
particular nation, usually played on acoustic
instruments. The narrative or story may be based
on historical events or people.
DOCUMENT Programme concerned with factual matters,
presented in an investigative style.
TEST
Broadcast when testing emergency broadcast
equipment or receivers.
ALARM !
Emergency
announcement
made
under
exceptional circumstances to give warning of
events causing danger of a general nature.
NONE
No programme type (receive only).
TP
Broadcasts which carry traffic announcements.
TA
Traffic announcements are being broadcast.
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Timer and sleep operation (Remote Control only)
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Timer playback:
The unit turns on and plays the desired source (CD, TUNER, iPod,
AUDIO IN) at a preset time.
Once timer:
Once timer play works for one time only at a preset
time.
Daily timer:
Daily timer play works at the same preset time
every day.
For example, set the timer as a wake-up call every morning.
Timer playback
Using the once timer and daily timer in combination:
For example, use the once timer to listen to a radio programme, and
use the daily timer to wake up.
1 Set the daily timer (pages 30 - 32).
2 Set the once timer (pages 30 - 32).
1 minute or more
Daily timer
Start
Once timer
Stop
Start
Stop
Note:
When the setting times for daily timer and once timer overlap, the
once timer takes priority. Allow an interval of at least 1 minute
between operations.
Before setting timer:
1 Check that the clock is set to the correct time (refer to page 12).
If it is not set, you cannot use the timer function.
2 For timer playback: Load disc to be played.
1
2
3
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
Press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
Advanced Features
This unit has 2 types of timer: ONCE TIMER and DAILY TIMER.
Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to
select “ONCE” or “DAILY”, and press the MEMORY button.
Set the clock to the correct time if “ONCE” or “DAILY” does not
appear.
Continued to the next page
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Timer and sleep operation (Remote Control only) (continued)
4
Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to
select “ONCE SET” or “DAILY SET”, and press the
MEMORY button.
9
Do not turn the volume up too high.
10
Advanced Features
5
Adjust the volume using the VOLUME control, and then
press the MEMORY button.
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to enter the power standby mode.
The “TIMER” indicator lights up and the unit is ready for timer
playback.
Press the
or
button to adjust the hour and
then press the MEMORY button.
The illustrations show the timer playback setting in the daily
timer mode.
6
Press the
or
button to adjust the minutes and
then press the MEMORY button.
11
7
8
The volume will increase gradually until it reaches the preset
volume.
Set the time to finish as in steps 5 and 6 above.
Switch input with the
press the MEMORY button.
or
button, and then
To select the timer playback source: CD, TUNER, iPod or
AUDIO IN.
When you select the tuner, select a station by pressing the
or
button, and then press the MEMORY
button.
If a station has not been programmed, “NO PRESET” will be
displayed and timer setting will be cancelled.
When the preset time is reached, playback will start.
12
When the timer end time is reached, the system will enter
the power stand-by mode automatically.
Once timer:
The timer will be cancelled.
Daily timer:
The timer will operate at the same time every day. It will
continue until the daily timer setting is cancelled. Cancel the
daily timer when it is not in use.
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Checking the timer setting in the timer stand-by mode:
1 Press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
2 Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to select
“ONCE” or “DAILY”, and press the MEMORY button.
3 Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to select
“ONCE CALL” or “DAILY CALL”, and press the MEMORY button.
The unit returns to the timer stand-by mode after displaying the
settings in order.
Cancelling the timer setting in the timer stand-by mode:
1 Press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
2 Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to select
“ONCE” or “DAILY”, and press the MEMORY button.
3 Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to select
“ONCE OFF” or “DAILY OFF”, and press the MEMORY button.
Timer will be cancelled (the setting will not be cancelled).
Reusing the memorised timer setting:
The timer setting will be memorised once it is entered. To reuse the
same setting, perform the following operations.
1 Turn the power on and press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
2 Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to select
“ONCE” or “DAILY”, and press the MEMORY button.
3 Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to select
“ONCE ON” or “DAILY ON”, and press the MEMORY button.
4 Press the ON/STAND-BY button to enter the power stand-by
mode.
Sleep operation
The radio, compact disc and iPod can be turned off automatically.
1
2
3
Play back the desired sound source.
4
Press the
or
button to select the time.
(Maximum: 3 hours - Minimum: 1 minute)
3 hours - 5 minutes 5-minute intervals
5 minutes - 1 minute 1-minute intervals
5
Press the MEMORY button.
“SLEEP” will appear.
6
The unit will enter the power stand-by mode automatically
after the preset time has elapsed.
The volume will be turned down 1 minute before the sleep
operation finishes.
Press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
Within 10 seconds, press
the
or
button
to select “SLEEP”, and
press the MEMORY button.
To confirm the remaining sleep time:
1 Whilst “SLEEP” is indicated, press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
2 Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to select
“SLEEP X : XX”.
“X : XX” is sleep remaining time.
The remaining sleep time is displayed for about 10 seconds.
You can change the remaining sleep time whilst it is displayed by
pressing the MEMORY button (steps 4 - 5).
Advanced Features
Note:
When performing timer playback using another unit connected to the
iPod terminal or AUDIO IN socket, select “iPod” or “AUDIO IN” in step 8.
This unit will turn on or enter the power stand-by mode automatically.
However, the connected unit to AUDIO IN socket will not turn on or
off.
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Timer and sleep operation (Remote
Control only) (continued)
To cancel the sleep operation:
Press the ON/STAND-BY button whilst “SLEEP” is indicated.
To cancel the sleep operation without setting the unit to the stand-by
mode, proceed as follows.
1 Whilst “SLEEP” is indicated, press the CLOCK/TIMER button.
2 Within 10 seconds, press the
or
button to select
“SLEEP OFF”, and press the MEMORY button.
Enhancing your system
The connection lead is not included. Purchase a commercially
available lead as shown below.
TV
To video
input socket
Advanced Features
To use timer and sleep operation together
Sleep and timer playback:
For example, you can fall asleep listening to the radio and wake up
to CD in the next morning.
1
2
Yellow
Video cable
(not supplied)
Yellow
Set the sleep time (see left, steps 1 - 5).
Whilst the sleep timer is set, set the timer playback
(steps 2 - 10, pages 30 - 31).
Sleep timer setting
Timer playback setting
End time
Portable audio player, etc.
1 minute - 3 hours
Sleep operation will
autimatically stop
Desired time
Audio cable
(not supplied)
Timer playback start time
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Auto power on function:
When you press any of the following buttons, the unit turns on.
AUDIO IN button (main unit and remote control): The unit turns on
and the “AUDIO IN” function is activated.
/ button on the main unit: The unit turns on and playback of
the last function starts (CD,TUNER, AUDIO IN, iPod).
Subwoofer connection
When a commercially available subwoofer with a built-in amplifier is
connected to this unit, you can enjoy sound with emphasised bass.
Connect an RCA lead from a commercially available speaker with a
built-in amplifier to the SUBWOOFER PRE-OUT socket.
1
Use a connection lead to connect the portable audio
player etc. to the AUDIO IN socket.
When using video equipment, connect the audio output to this
unit and the video output to a television.
2
3
4
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to turn the power on.
Press the AUDIO IN button.
Play the connected equipment.
If volume level of the connected device is too high, sound
distortion may occur. Should this happen, lower the volume of
the connected device.
If volume level is too low, increase the volume of the connected
device.
Subwoofer with a
built-in amplifier
Note:
To prevent noise interference, place the unit away from the
television.
Advanced Features
Listening to the playback sounds of portable
audio player, etc.
Headphones
Do not turn the volume on to full at switch on. Listen to music at
moderate levels. Excessive sound pressure from earphones and
headphones can cause hearing loss.
Before plugging in or unplugging the headphones, reduce the
volume.
Be sure your headphones have a 3.5 mm (1/8") diameter plug and
impedance between 16 and 50 ohms. The recommended
impedance is 32 ohms.
Plugging in the headphones disconnects the speakers
automatically. Adjust the volume using the VOLUME control.
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Troubleshooting chart
Many potential problems can be resolved by the owner without
calling a service technician.
If something is wrong with this product, check the following before
calling your authorised SHARP dealer or service centre.
Remote control
Symptom
The remote control does
not operate.
General
References
Symptom
The clock is not set to the
correct time.
When a button is pressed,
the unit does not respond.
No sound is heard.
Possible cause
Did a power failure occur? Reset
the clock. (Refer page 12)
Set the unit to the power standby mode and then turn it back on.
If the unit still malfunctions, reset
it. (Refer page 36)
Is the volume level set to “0”?
Are the headphones connected?
Are the speaker wires
disconnected?
Playback sounds are
skipped, or stopped in the
middle of a track.
Tuner
Symptom
The radio makes unusual
noises continuously.
Possible cause
Is the unit placed near the TV or
computer?
Is the FM aerial or AM loop aerial
placed properly? Move the aerial
away from the AC power lead if
it's located nearby.
iPod
CD player
Symptom
Playback does not start.
Playback stops in the
middle or is not performed
properly.
Possible cause
Is the AC power lead of the unit
plugged in?
Is the battery polarity correct?
Are the batteries dead?
Is the distance or angle
incorrect?
Does the remote control sensor
receive strong light?
Symptom
Possible cause
Is the disc loaded upside down?
Does the disc satisfy the
standards?
Is the disc distorted or
scratched?
Is the unit located near excessive
vibrations?
Is the disc very dirty?
Has condensation formed inside
the unit?
Possible cause
No sound is produced.
No image appears on the
TV/monitor.
The iPod is not playing.
The iPod is not properly
connected to the unit.
Is the AC power lead of the unit
plugged in?
The video cable is not properly
connected.
The TV/monitor’s input selection
is not properly set.
Does the display shows “DOCK
OK”?
iPod will not charge.
Wrong iPod adaptor is used.
The iPod is not making full contact
with the iPod connector.
The main unit is in stand-by
mode.
Using 3rd Generation iPod.
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If problem occurs
When this product is subjected to strong external interference
(mechanical shock, excessive static electricity, abnormal supply
voltage due to lightning, etc.) or if it is operated incorrectly, it may
malfunction.
If such a problem occurs, do the following:
1 Set the unit to the stand-by mode and turn the power on again.
2 If the unit is not restored in the previous operation, unplug and
plug in the unit, and then turn the power on.
Care of compact discs
Compact discs are fairly resistant to damage, however mistracking
can occur due to an accumulation of dirt on the disc surface. Follow
the guidelines below for maximum enjoyment from your CD collection and player.
Do not write on either side of the disc, particularly the non-label
side from which signals are read. Do not mark this surface.
Keep your discs away from direct sunlight, heat, and excessive
moisture.
Always hold the CDs by the edges. Fingerprints, dirt, or water on
the CDs can cause noise or mistracking. If a CD is dirty or does
not play properly, clean it with a soft, dry cloth, wiping straight out
from the centre, along the radius.
YES
Correct
NO
Note:
If neither operation above restores the unit, clear all the memory by
resetting it.
Factory reset, clearing all memory
1
2
Press the ON/STAND-BY button to enter the power stand-by
mode.
Whilst pressing down the
button, press the CD button until
“CLEAR ALL” appears.
Maintenance
References
Condensation
Sudden temperature changes, storage or operation in an extremely
humid environment may cause condensation inside the cabinet (CD
pickup, etc.) or on the transmitter on the remote control.
Condensation can cause the unit to malfunction. If this happens,
leave the power on with no disc in the unit until normal playback is
possible (about 1 hour). Wipe off any condensation on the transmitter
with a soft cloth before operating the unit.
Cleaning the CD pickup lens
In order to ensure proper operation of the CD player, preventative
maintenance (cleaning of the laser pickup lens) should be
performed periodically. Lens cleaners are commercially available.
Contact your local CD software dealer for options.
Caution:
This operation will erase all data stored in memory including clock,
timer settings, tuner preset, and CD programme.
Before transporting the unit
Remove the iPod and the disc from the unit. Then, set the unit to the
power stand-by mode. Carrying the unit with iPod left docked might
damage both the unit and the iPod.
Cleaning the cabinet
Periodically wipe the cabinet with a soft cloth and a diluted soap
solution, then with a dry cloth.
Caution:
Do not use chemicals for cleaning (petrol, paint thinner, etc.). It
may damage the cabinet finish.
Do not apply oil to the inside of the unit. It may cause
malfunctions.
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Specifications
As part of our policy of continuous improvement, SHARP reserves
the right to make design and specification changes for product
improvement without prior notice. The performance specification
figures indicated are nominal values of production units. There may
be some deviations from these values in individual units.
General
Power source
Power consumption
References
Dimensions
Weight
AC 220 - 240 V ~ 50 Hz
(XL-DK227NH)
Power on: 40 W
Power stand-by: 0.6 W (*)
(XL-DK257NH)
Power on: 55 W
Power stand-by: 0.6 W (*)
Width: 180 mm (7 - 1/16")
Height: 260 mm (10 - 2/8")
Depth: 273 mm (10 - 6/8")
(XL-DK227NH) 4.1 kg (9 lbs.)
(XL-DK257NH) 4.4 kg (9.7 lbs.)
( * )This power consumption value is obtained when the
demonstration mode is cancelled in the power stand-by mode.
Refer to page 9 to cancel the demonstration mode.
Amplifier
Output power
Output terminals
Input terminals
(XL-DK227NH)
MPO: 64 W (32 W + 32 W) (10% T.H.D.)
RMS: 64 W (32 W + 32 W) (10% T.H.D.)
RMS: 40 W (20 W + 20 W) (0.9% T.H.D.)
(XL-DK257NH)
MPO: 160 W (80 W + 80 W) (10% T.H.D.)
RMS: 160 W (80 W + 80 W) (10% T.H.D.)
RMS: 100 W (50 W + 50 W) (0.9% T.H.D.)
Speakers: 4 ohms
Headphones: 16 - 50 ohms
(recommended: 32 ohms)
Subwoofer pre-out (audio signal):
150 mV/10 k ohms at 70 Hz
Audio In (Audio signal):
250 mV/47 k ohms
CD player
Type
Signal readout
Single disc multi-play compact disc player
Non-contact, 3-beam semiconductor laser
pickup
D/A converter
Multi bit D/A converter
Frequency response 20 - 20,000 Hz
Dynamic range
90 dB (1 kHz)
Tuner
Frequency range
FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz
AM: 522 - 1,620 kHz
Speaker
Type
Maximum input power
Rated input power
Impedance
Dimensions
Weight
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2-way type speaker system
5 cm (2") tweeter
10 cm (4") woofer
(XL-DK257NH)
2-way type speaker system
5 cm (2") tweeter
12 cm (4 - 3/4") woofer
(XL-DK227NH) 64 W
(XL-DK257NH) 160 W
(XL-DK227NH) 32 W
(XL-DK257NH) 80 W
4 ohms
(XL-DK227NH)
Width: 130 mm (5 - 1/2")
Height: 260 mm (10 - 1/4")
Depth: 164.5 mm (6 - 1/2")
(XL-DK257NH)
Width: 148 mm (5 - 13/16")
Height: 260 mm (10 - 1/4")
Depth: 198.5 mm (7 - 13/16")
(XL-DK227NH)
1.9 kg (4.2 lbs.)/each
(XL-DK257NH)
2.45 kg (5.40 lbs.)/each
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