4-257-027-14(1)
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Rear
Repeat step 2 to set the minute, year, month and day.
After setting the time, the clock starts from 0 seconds.
Notes
• If you do not operate within 7 seconds while setting the clock, the clock setting mode will be cancelled.
• Setup time for this operation is adjusted automatically when the customer operates the set while receiving DAB
service.
• The clock system of this unit is 24-hour system (“0:00” = midnight).
Time adjustment about Summer time
DAB/FM DIGITAL
RADIO
AC power adaptor (supplied)
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European model: DC IN 5.8 V
Australia model: DC IN 6 V
Telescopic antenna
This unit’s time adjustment will be done only when receiving DAB service.
Receive DAB service for at least one minute to renew the time into Summer time.
Improving the reception (See fig. )
DAB Band-III/FM:
Extend the telescopic antenna and adjust the length and the angle for best reception.
Note
Adjust the direction of the antenna by holding the bottom of it. The antenna can be damaged
when you move the antenna with excessive force.
Operating the radio
The unit can receive DAB services and FM stations.
1
Press POWER to turn on the radio.
2
Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the desired band.
3
Turn TUNE/SELECT to tune to the desired service or station.
4
Adjust the volume using VOLUME.
When the unit is turned on again, the last band you listened to is received.
Each press changes the band as follows:
WARNING
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.
Operating Instructions
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
XDR-S16DBP
As the main plug of AC power adaptor is used to disconnect the AC power adaptor from the mains, connect it to an
easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in it, disconnect it from the AC outlet immediately.
Note in FM usage
The frequency step is set to 0.05 MHz on FM.
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.
Notes in DAB usage
• If there are no services, you can choose only MANUAL mode.
• “Station not available” appears when the ensemble for the selected service cannot be received.
• DAB broadcasts with poor quality reception may be selected when Auto scan is performed. In this case, perform
Manual tune, which may improve reception.
• If DAB services are invalid, or radio reception is poor, “?” is displayed in front of the selected service.
Excessive sound pressure from earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss.
©2010 Sony Corporation
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.
Printed in China
If you are selecting DAB, press ENTER.
Features
• 20 station presets (10 DAB, 10 FM)
• Wooden Box design
• Easy to use simple operation
• Stereo speakers
• 16 × 2 lines character dot display for text information
• AC operation (AC adapter supplied)
About the SC (Secondary Component)
If the selected primary component has a secondary component, “” appears in the display.
Turn TUNE/SELECT and ENTER to receive the desired secondary component. “” appears while the secondary
component is received.
Note
When the selected secondary component is finished, the unit returns automatically to the primary component.
Using House Current (See fig. )
To listen with the headphones
Note on the AC power adaptor
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.
Presetting your favourite services or stations
Connect the Sony AC power adaptor (supplied) to the DC IN 5.8 V (European model)/DC IN 6 V (Australia model)
jack firmly, and plug it into a wall outlet.
You can enjoy the radio and external equipment connected to the line in by the headphones (not supplied). Connect the
headphones (not supplied) to the  (headphones) jack. The speaker is deactivated when the headphones are connected.
You can preset 10 services in DAB and 10 stations in FM.
Presetting services or stations
1 Follow steps 1 to 3 in “Operating the radio” and manually tune in to the broadcast you wish to
Telescopic antenna
Initial setting for the unit
When the AC power adaptor is plugged in for the first time after purchase (or after resetting), do the following.
1
Plug in the unit.
2
Press POWER to turn on the radio.
“Setting clock...” appears in the display, and DAB data adjust the clock as it is received. When finished, the current
time appears in the display.
The unit will automatically scan and create a list of receivable DAB broadcasts.
Note
If no broadcasts are found by the DAB scan, “No stations available” appears in the display.
Setting the clock
2
3
preset.
Press PRESET.
Turn TUNE/SELECT to select the favourite number to preset, then press and hold PRESET.
“Preset saved” appears for 7 seconds in the display and the service or station is stored. (DAB services are stored with
a service label.)
Notes
• To preset another service or station, repeat these steps.
• To change the preset service or station, tune in to the desired service or station and repeat steps 2 and 3. The new
service or station will replace the previous service or station.
• When the service or station is not registered, “Empty preset” appears in the display.
• If you do not operate within 7 seconds during the above steps, the current mode will be cancelled.
Tuning in to a preset service or station
1 Press PRESET.
2 Turn TUNE/SELECT to select the desired preset station and then press ENTER.
Notes
• When the service or station is not registered, “Empty preset” appears in the display.
• If you do not operate within 7 seconds during the above steps, the current mode will be cancelled.
Do the following if DAB broadcast is not available (depending on area). The time setting mode by DAB becomes
invalid.
European model
1
Press MENU and turn TUNE/SELECT to select the “Set clock,” and then press ENTER.
2
Turn TUNE/SELECT to set the hour, and then press ENTER.
The hour indication will be displayed as follows.
Australia model
Continued on the reverse side
DRC Value (DYNAMIC RANGE CONTROL)
Scan tuning (for FM)
DRC can make quieter sounds easier to hear when the unit is used in a noisy environment.
When DAB broadcasts in dynamic range compression, you can adjust the dynamic range by this unit.
The unit will automatically scan FM station.
1
2
3
Press POWER to turn on the radio.
Press DAB/FM to select the FM band.
Turn TUNE/SELECT to choose the direction, and then press ENTER•FM SCAN.
Turn right: Scans to the higher frequency.
Turn left: Scans to the lower frequency.
1
2
3
Follow steps 1 and 2 in “Operating the radio” and select DAB.
Press MENU and turn TUNE/SELECT to select “DRC value” and then press ENTER.
Turn TUNE/SELECT to select the DRC level.
The DRC level changes as follows:
Scanning starts from the frequency being tuned in. When a station is received, scanning stops.
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5
If necessary, turn TUNE/SELECT to tune in to the station more precisely.
Adjust the volume using VOLUME.
Press ENTER.
Notes
• DRC is effective only in dynamic range compression broadcast.
• When you adjusted the DRC level, volume can be heard more loudly.
Setting the Sleep Timer
You can enjoy falling asleep to the radio using the built-in sleep timer that turns off the radio automatically after a
preset duration.
1
4
Press SLEEP while the unit is turned on.
“Sleep” appears in the display.
Autoscan full
These function allows you to automatically scan and create a list of receivable DAB broadcasts.
1
2
Follow steps 1 and 2 in “Operating the radio” and select DAB.
Press MENU and turn TUNE/SELECT to select “Autoscan full,” and then press ENTER.
“Scanning...” appears in the display, scan and create a list of receivable DAB broadcasts.
Autoscan takes about 30 - 90 seconds. When finished, the unit receives a stored service in alphabetical order
(see “Station order”).
2
Press SLEEP to set the sleep timer duration.
PTY (Programme Type)
The unit automatically turns off when the duration time is passed.
Press ENTER or 7 seconds after you have finished setting the duration setting and released SLEEP, “Sleep activated”
appears in the display and then the sleep timer starts. The unit will play for the duration you set, and then shut off.
To change the Sleep Timer setting
Repeat step 2 to select the desired sleep timer setting even after the sleep timer has been activated.
To deactivate the Sleep Timer
• Press POWER, the unit will turn off.
• Press SLEEP to set the sleep timer “Off,” only the sleep timer will be cancelled (the radio keeps on).
Other useful functions for DAB
Changing the display
To change the display mode, press DISPLAY during DAB reception.
The selected display mode remains even if you turn the unit off and on again, or change the band.
The display can be up to 16 characters long.
Each time you press DISPLAY, the bottom in a display changes as follows:
PTY
Signal strength
Ensemble
BIT rate and mono/stereo
Date
Frequency
Depending on the broadcasting station, the characters in dynamic labels may not be displayed properly.
Station order
This function enables you to choose how the stations are arranged when selecting a station.
There are 3 modes available Alphanumeric, Active stations and Trim stations.
• Alphanumeric(default):
To select a stored service in alphabetical order.
• Active stations: When this setting is switched on, receivable stations are displayed, followed by those not currently
being received.
• Trim stations:
When this setting is switched on the unit will delete the stations that are not currently being
received.
1
2
3
Follow steps 1 and 2 in “Operating the radio” and select DAB.
Press MENU and turn TUNE/SELECT to select “Station order,” and then press ENTER.
Turn TUNE/SELECT to select the desired mode, and then press ENTER.
Manual tune
This function allows you to tune and add the various DAB Band-III channels to your station list.
This function can be used to assist the positioning of the antenna or the unit to obtain the optimum reception for a
specific channel / frequency.
1
2
3
Follow steps 1 and 2 in “Operating the radio” and select DAB.
4
Press ENTER.
Press MENU and turn TUNE/SELECT to select “Manual tune,” and then press ENTER.
Turn TUNE/SELECT to select the desired DAB channel, and then press ENTER.
The signal strength bars will go up and down showing the changing signal strength as you adjust the reception.
A new DAB channel is added to the station list.
• Operate the unit only on the power sources specified in “Specifications.” For AC operation, use only the supplied AC
power adaptor. Do not use any other type of AC power adaptor.
• Disconnect the AC power adaptor from the wall outlet when the unit is not to be used for a long period of time.
• 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.)
•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.
•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.
• Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface (a rug, blanket,
etc.) or near materials (a curtain) that might block the ventilation holes.
•Since a strong magnet is used for the speakers, keep away personal credit cards using magnetic coding or springwound watches from the unit to prevent possible damage from the magnet.
• 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.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Each time you press SLEEP, the duration changes as follows:
Dynamic
Precautions
This function indicates services in programme type, such as NEWS, SPORTS of the PTY list, transmitted in the DAB.
Troubleshooting
If the received service or station does not transmit the programme type, “[No PTY]” appears.
Should any problem persist after you have made the following checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Programme type
No programme type
News
Current Affairs
Information
Sport
Education
Drama
Culture
Science
Varied
Pop Music
Rock Music
Easy Listening Music
Light Classical
Serious Classical
Other Music
Weather/meteorology
Finance/Business
Children’s programmes
Social Affairs
Religion
Phone In
Travel
Leisure
Jazz Music
Country Music
National Music
Oldies Music
Folk Music
Documentary
Display
[No PTY]
News
Current affairs
Information
Sport
Education
Drama
Arts
Science
Talk
Pop Music
Rock Music
Easy Listening
Light Classical
Classical Music
Other Music
Weather
Finance
Children’s
Factual
Religion
Phone In
Travel
Leisure
Jazz and Blues
Country Music
National Music
Oldies Music
Folk Music
Documentary
Other useful functions
To display the software version
Press MENU and turn TUNE/SELECT to select “Sw version.”
The current software version of the unit appears in the display.
To reset the unit
When the radio fails to function properly, follow as:
1
Press and hold MENU and ENTER at the same time for a few seconds.
2
Press ENTER.
“Press ENTER to confirm reset...” appears in the display.
The clock settings, the services and stations you have preset, etc., will revert to the factory preset.
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 station or service cannot be received when a PRESET recalls.
• The station or service has not been preset.
• Another station or service is preset. Preset the station or service again.
The preset services and stations may be initialized, if a maintenance service is performed.
Please note down of your settings in case you want to preset them again.
Specifications
Time display
24-hour system
Frequency range
Band
DAB (Band-III)
FM
Frequency
Channel step
174.928 MHz - 239.200 MHz
87.5 MHz - 108 MHz
0.05 MHz
DAB (Band-III) frequency table
No.
Channel
1
5A
2
5B
3
5C
4
5D
5
6A
6
6B
7
6C
8
6D
9
7A
10
7B
11
7C
12
7D
13
8A
14
8B
15
8C
16
8D
17
9A
18
9B
19
9C
(MHz)
Frequency
174.928
176.640
178.352
180.064
181.936
183.648
185.360
187.072
188.928
190.640
192.352
194.064
195.936
197.648
199.360
201.072
202.928
204.640
206.352
Speaker:
Approx. 6.6 cm dia. 4 Ω
Power output:
0.8 W + 0.8 W (at 10 % harmonic distortion)
Output:
 (headphones) jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo mini jack)
Power requirements:
European model: 5.8 V DC
Australia model: 6 V DC
External power source:
European model: DC IN 5.8 V
Australia model: DC IN 6 V
Dimensions:
Approx. 270 mm × 140 mm × 112 mm (w/h/d)
incl. projecting parts and controls
Mass:
Approx. 1.7 kg
Supplied accessories:
AC power adaptor (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
No.
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
Channel
9D
10A
10B
10C
10D
11A
11B
11C
11D
12A
12B
12C
12D
13A
13B
13C
13D
13E
13F
Frequency
208.064
209.936
211.648
213.360
215.072
216.928
218.640
220.352
222.064
223.936
225.648
227.360
229.072
230.784
232.496
234.208
235.776
237.488
239.200