4-266-152-12(1) DAB broadcasts with poor quality reception may be selected when Auto scan is performed. In this case, perform Manual tune, which may improve reception. WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. DAB/FM Digital Radio Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus. Connect the AC power adaptor to an easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the AC power adaptor, disconnect it from the AC outlet immediately. Operating Instructions Setting the clock For the first time after purchase, or after resetting, “AM 12:00” (or “0:00”) will blink in the display when batteries are installed or the AC power adaptor is plugged in, and then POWER is pressed. 1 Hold down CLOCK for more than 2 seconds to show the time set display. 2 Turn (up)/ (down) to select “” and press PRESET/ENTER. The hour indication starts blinking. Example: 12-hour system. Excessive sound pressure from earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss. Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like for a long time. Batteries may leak if improperly installed. In case of battery leakage If the battery fluid has leaked, do not touch the fluid with your bare hands. Battery fluid may remain inside the unit. Consult your nearest Sony dealer. If battery liquid gets into your eyes, do not rub your eyes, as blindness may occur. Quickly wash your eyes with plenty of clean water and immediately seek medical attention. If battery liquid gets on your body or clothing, burns or injury may occur. Quickly wash off with clean water, and seek medical attention if skin inflammation or injuries occur. ©2011 Sony Corporation Printed in China Features XDR-S56DBP HOLD 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. •DAB/FM TUNE MODE SC DAB/DAB+ (Band-III) Digital Radio. Easy view, 2-line character dot LCD display. Simple operation for station selection. Three Direct preset station buttons. Sleep timer and clock display. Stereo headphone jack. Battery (LR6 × 4) or mains operated. PRESET 1, 2, 3 3 Turn (up)/ (down) to set the hour, and then press PRESET/ ENTER. 4 Turn (up)/ (down) to set the minute, then press PRESET/ ENTER. The clock starts operating, and “” starts blinking. Tips To set the current time rapidly, hold (up)/ (down). To set the current time exactly to the second, adjust the minute function in step 4 and then press PRESET/ENTER together with a time signal (such as the telephone time signal). The clock system varies depending on the model purchased. For example, in the 24-hour system, midnight is indicated by “0:00”, and noon is indicated by “12:00”. Notes If you halt clock setting for over 65 seconds, the clock setting mode will be cancelled. To cancel the clock setting mode halfway, press CLOCK. To show the current time as DAB is received, press DISPLAY. (See “Changing the display”). Setting the clock auto adjustment function This function enables the built-in clock of this unit to automatically synchronize with any DAB data being received. 1 Hold down CLOCK for more than 2 seconds to show the time set display. 2 Turn (up)/ (down) to select “” and press PRESET/ENTER. Choosing power sources POWER SLEEP AUTO TUNE “CLOCK ADJ ” lights and DAB data adjusts the clock as it is received. Installing batteries (See fig. ) 1 Open the battery compartment at the rear of the unit. 2 Install four LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries (not supplied), PRESET/ENTER Notes If DAB is not available (depending on area), you can disable this function. If this function is active while adjusting the clock manually, DAB data will adjust the clock the next time it is received. observing polarity, and then close the lid. Battery Life (Approx. hours) (headphones) jack (JEITA*) When using DAB/DAB+ FM Sony alkaline LR6 (size AA) 13 13.5 * Measured by JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association) standards. The actual battery life may vary depending on usage and circumstances. / dial DC IN 6V VOL (VOLUME) DSPL (DISPLAY) CLOCK LIGHT LR6 (size AA) × 4 The minute indication starts blinking. Knowing when to replace the batteries As the batteries become weak, the sound will become weak and distorted. When the batteries are completely exhausted, “” appears in the display and the power is turned off. When “” appears, replace all batteries with new ones. After the batteries are replaced, press POWER to turn the indication off. Notes on replacing the batteries Do not take more than about 1 minute to replace the batteries, otherwise the clock, any lists of receivable broadcasts for DAB scan, preset favourite services and all settings will be initialized. Should that happen, these functions will need to be set again. If the batteries are replaced while the power is on, the unit may revert to the factory setting. Notes on batteries Do not attempt to recharge dry batteries. Do not carry batteries with coins or other metallic objects. It can generate heat if the positive and negative terminals of the batteries are accidentally shorted by a metallic object. If you are not going to use the unit for a long time, remove the batteries to avoid damage from battery leakage and corrosion. Do not use different types of batteries at the same time. When you replace the batteries, replace all with new ones. If the battery compartment lid comes off (See fig. ) Operating the radio The unit can receive DAB services and FM stations, both of which feature PRESET and MANUAL modes - DAB services also feature ALPHABETICAL mode. ALPHABETICAL: To select a stored service in alphabetically. PRESET: To select preset services. “P ” appears in the display. MANUAL: To adjust the frequency incrementally. 1 Press POWER to turn on the radio. 2 Press •DAB/FM SC repeatedly to select the desired band. 3 4 Press TUNE MODE to select the desired mode. Turn / to tune to the desired service or station. 5 Adjust the volume using VOLUME. The last band you listened to is received. Each press changes the band as follows: Two short beeps sound when the lowest ensemble of DAB or the minimum frequency of FM is received during tuning. Notes in FM usage The FM channel incremental step is 0.05 MHz. When an FM stereo broadcast is received, “” is displayed. Notes in DAB usage Before receiving DAB broadcasts, one or more ensembles should be stored in the list by the DAB scan. (See “Initial setting for the DAB”). If there are no services, only MANUAL mode is available. “ ” is displayed if the ensemble for the selected service cannot be received. The battery compartment lid is designed to come off when opened with excessive force. To reattach it, do the following. (Refer also to the illustration.) Insert the side of the battery first. Insert the right hinge of the lid into the right hole of the unit. Insert the left hinge into the left hole of the unit. Using house current (See fig. ) Connect the AC power adaptor (supplied) to the DC IN 6 V jack firmly, and plug it into a wall outlet. AC power adaptor (supplied) Notes on the AC power adaptor When operating the unit with the internal batteries, remove the AC power adaptor from the wall outlet and the DC IN 6 V jack. Make sure that the plug of the external power source is disconnected before operating the unit. Use the supplied Sony AC power adaptor only. The polarity of the plugs of other manufacturers may be different. Failure to use the supplied AC power adaptor may cause the unit to malfunction. If a selected service finishes broadcasting, sound stops and “ ” appears. In this case, turn / to select another service. About the SC (Secondary Component) If the selected primary component has a secondary component, “SC ” blinks in the display. Press •DAB/FM SC for more than 2 seconds to receive the desired secondary component. “SC ” appears while the secondary component is received. Turning / or pressing •DAB/FM SC does the following: DC IN 6V Improving the reception (See fig. ) Aerial DAB Band-III/FM: Extend the telescopic aerial and adjust the length and the angle for best reception. Note Adjust the direction of the aerial by holding it at the bottom. The aerial can be damaged if you move the aerial with excessive force. Initial setting for the DAB When the batteries are installed, or when the AC power adaptor is plugged in for the first time after purchase (or after resetting), pressing the POWER button on the unit will scan and create a list of receivable broadcasts If you wish to scan for DAB broadcasts again, or when the unit is reset, do the following: 1 2 3 Adjust the aerial accordingly. Press POWER to turn on the radio. Hold down AUTO TUNE for more than 2 seconds. 4 Press PRESET/ENTER. “ ” appears in the display. No sound will be heard, and “” appears in the display. DAB scan takes about 30 ~ 90 seconds. When finished, the unit receives the first service in alphabetical order stored by the DAB scan. RESET button Notes If you do not operate within 65 seconds, the initial scan mode will be cancelled. If no broadcasts are found by the DAB scan, “ ” will be displayed. To cancel the DAB scan halfway, press AUTO TUNE. Any services received before cancellation are added to the list of receivable services. If the batteries are removed for a certain period, the received history list will be deleted, requiring you to scan again. Initialization will erase any DAB services registered as PRESET. If you change the unit’s location of use, or want to add a new service after initial setting, press and release AUTO TUNE. “ ” appears in the display and the unit will automatically scan and create a list of receivable services. DAB or DAB+ may not be receivable, depending on the country/region in which this unit is used. Note When the selected secondary component is finished, the unit returns automatically to the primary component. Receiving DAB broadcast services by MANUAL mode 1 Press •DAB/FM SC repeatedly to select DAB. 2 Hold down TUNE MODE for more than 2 seconds. 3 “” appears in the display. Turn / to tune to the desired DAB channel. When a DAB broadcast can be received, the display indication changes from the frequency to the component label, and sound will be heard. Tips The new DAB broadcast received by MANUAL mode is added to the list of receivable services. To exit MANUAL mode, press TUNE MODE. “” turns off in the display. Presetting your favourite services or stations Changing the display (DAB only) There are two ways to preset services, Direct Preset and Preset Mode. You can preset 10 services in DAB and 10 stations in FM, including 3 services stored on the Direct Preset buttons (PRESET 1 – 3). You can enjoy any three preset services as Direct Presets, for immediate recall by pressing one of the PRESET 1 – 3 buttons. Preset services you use often to Direct Preset for your convenience. Press DISPLAY. The selected display mode remains even if you turn the unit off and on again, or change the band. To change the display mode A dynamic label can be up to 128 characters long. PTY, service and ensemble labels can be up to 16 characters long. Each time you press DISPLAY, the display changes as follows: Presetting services or stations Component label To preset by Direct Preset 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. Follow steps 1 to 3 in “Operating the radio” and manually tune in to the service or station you wish to preset. 2 Hold down the desired PRESET buttons (PRESET 1 – 3) for more than 2 seconds. 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 endof-life to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. To preset by Preset Mode 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. 1 A beep sounds and “” is displayed for one second, and the service is stored. 1 Follow steps 1 to 3 in “Operating the radio” and manually tune in to the service or station you wish to preset. 2 Hold down PRESET/ENTER for more than 2 seconds. 3 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. The preset number appears in the display. Turn / to select the desired preset number, then press PRESET/ ENTER. If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. “” is displayed for one second, and the service or station is stored. Notes To preset another service or station, repeat the above steps. To change a preset service or station, tune in to a new service or station and repeat steps 2 and 3. The new service or station will replace the previous one. Tuning in to a preset service or station Direct Preset Press the PRESET button (PRESET 1 – 3) on which the desired service or station is stored. Preset Mode 1 Press TUNE MODE repeatedly until “P ” is displayed. 2 Turn / to select the desired preset service or station. Deleting a preset service or station 1 Follow the steps in “Tuning in to a preset service or station” and 2 tune in to the service or station you wish to delete. Hold down PRESET/ENTER for more than 4 seconds. 3 Press PRESET/ENTER. Turning / to change the service does not change the display. Notes If there is no service label, no message will be displayed. If there is no dynamic label, “ ” will be displayed. The signal level is displayed as a value 0 - 100. 100 indicates best reception. Characters that cannot be displayed appear as “_”. Depending on the broadcasting station, the characters in dynamic labels may not be displayed properly. PTY (Programme Type) This function indicates services in programme type, such as NEWS, SPORTS of the PTY list, transmitted in the DAB. Troubleshooting Should any problem persist after you have made the following checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Display is dim, or no indication is displayed. The unit is being used in extremely high or low temperatures or in a place with excessive moisture. Very weak or interrupted sound, or unsatisfactory reception. If you are in a building, listen near a window. A service or station cannot be received when a PRESET button is pressed. The service or station has not been preset. Another service or station is preset. Preset the service or station again. The preset services or stations may be initialized service or station maintenance is performed. Please note down your settings in case you need to preset them again. “ ” is displayed. If the received service does not transmit the programme type, “[ ]” is displayed. The preceding preset service or station will be received. Programme type Display No programme type [No PTY] News News UK/Australia 12-hour system Current Affairs Current Affairs Other countries/regions 24-hour system Information Information Other useful functions Sport Sport Frequency range Education Education Setting the sleep timer Note To abort the deletion process, press DISPLAY. The preset service or station tuned in to in step 1 will be received. Drama Drama You can enjoy falling asleep to the radio using the built-in sleep timer that turns off the radio automatically after a preset duration. Culture Arts Science Science 1 Varied Talk Pop Music Pop Music Rock Music Rock Music Easy Listening Music Easy Listening Light Classical Light Classical Serious Classical Classical Music Other Music Other Music Weather/meteorology Weather Finance/Business Finance Two short beeps sound when the display returns to “ ”. After about 3 seconds, “ ” is displayed and the duration time is set. The unit automatically turns off when the set time has elapsed. Children’s programmes Children’s Social Affairs Factual To change the sleep timer setting Religion Religion Phone In Phone In Travel Travel Leisure Leisure Jazz Music Jazz and Blues Country Music Country Music National Music National Music Oldies Music Oldies Music Folk Music Folk Music Documentary Documentary 2 Press SLEEP. “” and the timer setting appear. If you press SLEEP while the unit is turned off, the unit will turn on. Press SLEEP repeatedly to select the desired sleep timer setting. Each press changes the setting time as follows: Press SLEEP repeatedly to select the desired sleep timer setting even after the sleep timer has been activated. To deactivate the sleep timer Press POWER to turn off the unit before the set time has elapsed, or press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer to “ ” in step 2. “ ” disappears from the display. To listen with headphones (not supplied) Connect headphones to the (headphones) jack. The sound through the speaker will not be heard. Notes The first time you turn on the unit in AC operation, the backlight is set to on (default). Any change to this setting will be retained. For DC operation, the backlight will turn off automatically if no operation is performed for 30 seconds. Stretched display Hold down DISPLAY for more than 2 seconds (during DAB service reception, the component label should be displayed in the first line). This first line changes to stretched display. Preventing accidental operation — HOLD function This function prevents the radio from being unintentionally turned on, or the radio service frequency from being accidentally changed. Slide HOLD in the direction of the arrow. When any key is pressed, “” blinks for 3 seconds and all buttons on the radio become inoperative. To cancel hold, slide HOLD in the opposite direction of the arrow. To reset the unit (See fig. ) DAB: Each time you press DISPLAY while the first line is displayed as stretched, it changes as follows: Component label Dynamic label PTY label Service label Ensemble label Frequency Clock BIT rate Signal level Component label FM: Frequency Clock Frequency Holding down DISPLAY for more than 2 seconds returns the display to normal. Scan tuning (FM only) The unit can automatically scan FM stations for convenient station searches. 1 2 3 4 Press POWER to turn on the radio. Press •DAB/FM SC to select the FM band. Press AUTO TUNE. Scanning starts from the currently tuned-in frequency. When a station is received, scanning pauses for 3 seconds and then continues. When the unit tunes in to the desired station, press AUTO TUNE again to stop scanning. 5 If necessary, turn / to tune in to the station more precisely. 6 Adjust the volume using VOLUME. Time display Band Frequency DAB (Band-III) 174.928 MHz - 239.200 MHz Channel step FM 87.5 MHz - 108 MHz 0.05 MHz DAB (Band-III) frequency table (MHz) No. Channel Frequency No. Channel Frequency 1 5A 174.928 2 5B 176.640 20 9D 208.064 21 10A 3 5C 209.936 178.352 22 10B 4 211.648 5D 180.064 23 10C 213.360 5 6A 181.936 24 10D 215.072 6 6B 183.648 25 11A 216.928 7 6C 185.360 26 11B 218.640 8 6D 187.072 27 11C 220.352 9 7A 188.928 28 11D 222.064 10 7B 190.640 29 12A 223.936 11 7C 192.352 30 12B 225.648 12 7D 194.064 31 12C 227.360 13 8A 195.936 32 12D 229.072 14 8B 197.648 33 13A 230.784 15 8C 199.360 34 13B 232.496 16 8D 201.072 35 13C 234.208 17 9A 202.928 36 13D 235.776 18 9B 204.640 37 13E 237.488 19 9C 206.352 38 13F 239.200 Speaker: Approx. 7.7 cm (3.0 inches) dia. 8 Ω To illuminate the LCD Press LIGHT to set the backlight on or off. Specifications Press this button with a pointed object when the radio fails to function properly. The clock settings, and the services you have preset, etc., will revert to the factory preset. Precautions Operate the unit only on the power sources specified in “Specifications”. For battery operation, use four LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries. For AC operation, use only the supplied AC power adaptor. Do not use any other type of AC power adaptor. 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. Use the unit within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F). If it is used in temperatures higher than this range, numbers may appear in the display which have nothing to do with the frequency being received. If it is used in temperatures lower than this range, the numbers displayed may change very slowly. (These irregularities will disappear and there will be no damage to the unit when the unit is used in the recommended temperature range again.) The nameplate indicating operating voltage, etc., is located on the bottom exterior. Avoid exposure to temperature extremes, direct sunlight, moisture, sand, dust or mechanical shock. Never leave in a car parked in the sun. Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, disconnect the AC power adaptor and remove the batteries, and have the unit checked by a qualified personnel before operating it any further. In vehicles or buildings, radio reception may be difficult or noisy. Try listening near a window. Since a strong magnet is used for the speakers, keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound watches away from the unit to prevent possible damage from the magnetism. To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with a mild detergent solution. 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. Power output: 0.3 W (at 10 % harmonic distortion) Output: (headphones) jack (ø 3.5 mm, stereo mini jack) Power requirements: 6 V DC, four LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries External power source: DC IN 6 V Dimensions: Approx. 189 mm × 102.8 mm × 37.9 mm (w/h/d) (Approx. 7 1⁄2 inches × 4 1⁄8 inches × 1 1⁄2 inches) incl. projecting parts and controls Mass: Approx. 486 g (1 lb 1.1 oz) incl. batteries Supplied accessories: AC power adaptor (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.