To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted candles on the apparatus. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus. Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. Personal Audio Docking System Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like for a long time. As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from the mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug from the AC outlet immediately. The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off. The nameplate and important information concerning safety are located on the bottom exterior of main unit and on the surface of AC power adaptor. CAUTION Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same type. Notice for customers: the following information is only applicable to equipment sold in countries applying EU directives The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters please refer to the addresses given in separate service or guarantee documents. Operating Instructions The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those countries where it is legally enforced, mainly in the countries EEA (European Economic Area). RDP-X50iP Features Compatible for iPod and iPhone MEGA BASS Audio in function Wireless remote commander supplied ©2010 Sony Corporation Printed in China Precautions WARNING 4-199-673-32(1) Operate the unit on the power source specified in “Specifications.” To disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead), pull it out by the plug, not the cord. Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker, keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding or springwound watches away from the unit to prevent possible damage from the magnet. Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration, or shock. Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface (a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) which might block the ventilation holes. Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further. To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with a mild detergent solution. If the unit is placed near a CRT-based TV or projector, ghosting may occur on its screen. In this case, move the unit away. Power sources Preparing a power source 1 Connect the AC power cord (supplied) to the AC power adaptor (supplied). 2 Connect the AC power adaptor to the DC IN 20V jack on the back of this unit firmly and plug it into a wall outlet. AUDIO IN DC IN 20V To wall outlet NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good contact. Be sure to observe the correct polarity when installing the battery. Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers, otherwise a short-circuit may occur. AC power adaptor Note on the AC power adaptor Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The recycling of materials will help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. Applicable accessory: Remote Commander. AC power cord Use the Sony supplied AC power adaptor only. The polarity of the plugs of other manufactures may be different. Failure to use the supplied AC power adaptor may cause the unit to malfunction. Preparing the remote commander Before using the remote commander for the first time, remove the insulation film. To know when to replace the battery With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should last for about 6 months. When the remote commander no longer operates the unit, replace the battery with a new one. Disposal of waste batteries (applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the battery or on the packaging indicates that the battery provided with this product shall not be treated as household waste. On certain batteries this symbol might be used in combination with a chemical symbol. The chemical symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead. By ensuring these batteries are disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potentially negative consequences for the environment and human health which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of the battery. The recycling of the materials will help to conserve natural resources. In case of products that for safety, performance or data integrity reasons require a permanent connection with an incorporated battery, this battery should be replaced by qualified service staff only. To ensure that the battery will be treated properly, hand over the product at end-of-life to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. For all other batteries, please view the section on how to remove the battery from the product safely. Hand the battery over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of waste batteries. For more detailed information about recycling of this product or battery, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. with the + side facing up Notes Do not attempt to charge the battery. If you are not going to use the remote commander for a long time, remove the battery to avoid any damage that may be caused by leakage and corrosion. Troubleshooting Operations 1 Attach the adapter for your iPod/iPhone. MEGA BASS indicator AUDIO IN indicator 2 Set your iPod/iPhone in the Docking Tray. On copyrights iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. “Made for iPod,” and “Made for iPhone” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod or iPhone, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect wireless performance. To use this unit as a battery charger for your iPod You can use the unit as a battery charger for your iPod. Charging begins when the iPod is connected to the unit. The charging status appears in the iPod display. For details, see the user’s guide of your iPod. Remote sensor General The power is not on. There is no audio. Remove the case or cover from your iPod before setting it in the tray to ensure a stable connection. 3 Press (direct power-on). The iPod begins to play back. You can operate the connected iPod by this unit or the iPod buttons. Docking Tray Before using the unit Operating an iPod To turn on/off the power You can enjoy iPod audio by setting it in the Docking Tray of this unit. To adjust the volume Press VOLUME +/− (VOL +/− on the remote). Tips The volume range is adjustable between 0 and 30. When turning on the power, the last volume setting is resumed. The volume will be suitably lowered automatically, if the last volume setting is too loud. The (power) button indicator flashes three times when the sound is set to either maximum or minimum volume. Press Pause playback To resume play, press it again. Press and hold . Go to the next track (forward) Go back to the previous track Locate a point while listening to the sound (backward)*1 When setting an iPod in the unit, be sure to use the supplied universal dock adapter with your iPod or commercially available products from Apple Inc. If you are using an iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4, attach the supplied universal dock adapter for iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4 before connecting. The adapter number, , or , is shown on the underside of the supplied universal dock adapters. is for the iPhone, is for the iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS and is for the iPhone 4. Check the adapter number before use. Universal Dock Adapter The (power) button indicator flashes. When placing or removing the iPod, hold the iPod at the same angle as that of the connector on this unit, and do not twist or bend the iPod as connector damage may result. Do not carry the unit with an iPod set on the Docking Tray. Doing so may cause a malfunction. When placing or removing the iPod, hold the Docking Tray securely. Before disconnecting the iPod, pause playback. If the battery of your iPod is extremely low, charge it for a while before operation. An iPod touch/iPhone will not work unless it is turned on. Be sure to turn on the power of iPod touch/iPhone before operation. If the unit often turns off automatically after flashing, even though the AC power cord is reconnected, consult your nearest Sony dealer. iPod There is no audio. Make sure the iPod is connected firmly. Operation is not performed. Make sure the iPod is connected firmly. The iPod cannot be charged. Make sure the iPod is connected firmly. Audio in You can enjoy the sound from an optional component such as a portable digital music player through the speakers of this unit. Be sure to turn off the power of each component before making any connections. For details, refer to the instruction manual of the component to be connected. Remote 1 Connect the AUDIO IN jack on the back of the unit to the line output jack of the portable digital music player or other component firmly using an audio connecting cable. Make sure the Audio connecting cable is connected firmly. The remote does not function. Replace the battery in the remote commander with a new one if it is weak. Make sure that you are pointing the remote at the remote sensor on the unit. Remove any obstacles in the path of the remote and the unit. Make sure the remote sensor is not exposed to strong light such as direct sunlight or fluorescent lamp light. Move closer to the unit when using the remote. iPod section DC out: 5V MAX: 500mA General Speaker Approx. 7.6 cm dia. 4 Ω Input AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack) Power output 20 W + 20 W (at 1% harmonic distortion) External power source DC IN 20V Dimensions Approx. 356.0 mm × 158.1 mm × 151.9 mm (w/h/d) Mass Approx. 1.8 kg Supplied accessories Remote commander (1) AC power adaptor (1) AC power cord (1) Audio connecting cable (1) Universal dock adapter for iPhone (1) Universal Dock Adapter for iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS (1) Universal Dock Adapter for iPhone 4 (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Compatible iPod models Compatible iPod models are as follows. Update your iPod to use the latest software before you use it. If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. 2 Press (power) to turn on the unit. 3 Turn the connected component on. 4 Press AUDIO IN. The AUDIO IN indicator lights up. The sound from the connected component is output from the speakers of this unit. (forward) or (backward) while playing and hold it until you find the point. *1 During playback, this operation returns to the beginning of the current track. To go back to the previous track, press twice. *2 These operations are available only when using the supplied remote commander. Notes Ensure that the unit is not in the vicinity of in-use portable phones, etc. Connecting optional components AUDIO IN Locate a point while (forward) or observing the iPod display (backward) in pause and hold it until you find the point then press . Go back to the previous MENU*2 menu Select a menu item or a (up)/ (down)*2 track for playback Execute the selected menu ENTER*2 item or begin playback VOLUME + (VOL + on the remote) and buttons have a tactile dot. Press (power). The (power) button indicator will light up in green when the unit is turned on. To Turn off the iPod Adjust VOLUME +/− (VOL +/− on the remote). Noise is heard. Tip Make sure the AC power cord is connected to the wall outlet firmly. Specifications DC IN 20V To external equipment iPhone 4 iPhone 3GS iPhone 3G iPhone iPod touch 3rd generation iPod touch 2nd generation iPod nano 5th generation (video camera) iPod nano 4th generation (video) iPod nano 2nd generation (aluminum) iPod nano 1st generation iPod 5th generation (video) iPod 4th generation (color display) iPod touch 1st generation Audio connecting cable (supplied) Notes Refer also to the connected equipment’s manual. The supplied audio connecting cable may not be usable with some external equipment. In this case, use a cord suitable for the external equipment you are using. If the volume level is low, adjust the volume of the unit first. If the volume is still too low, adjust the volume of the connected equipment. iPod nano 3rd generation (video) iPod classic To reinforce the bass sound Press MEGA BASS. The MEGA BASS indicator lights up. You can achieve high quality bass sound. To return to normal sound, press the button again. Power management system After playback of the iPod (or component connected to AUDIO IN jack) has finished, if no operation is performed for about 30 minutes, the unit will automatically turn off. Notes To use an iPod, refer to the user’s guide of your iPod. The connector of the unit is exclusively for use with an iPod. If you use a device that does not match the connector, connect it to the AUDIO IN jack of this unit with the supplied audio connecting cable. Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded on an iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPod connected to this unit. For details of environmental conditions for operating your iPod, check the website of Apple Inc. iPod 4th generation Notes iPod mini In these Operating Instructions, “iPod” is used as a general reference to iPod functions on an iPod or iPhone, unless otherwise specified by the text or illustrations. The connector of the unit is solely for use with an iPod. If you use devices that do not have the same connector, connect to the AUDIO IN jack of this unit with the supplied audio connecting cable. Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPod connected to this unit.