Philips Clock Radio AJB4700

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User Manual
AJB4700
Contents
1Important
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2 Your FM/DAB+ clock radio
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Introduction3
What's in the box
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3 Get started
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4 Listen to DAB+ radio
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5 Listen to FM radio
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6 Use system menu
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Prepare FM/DAB+ antenna
Connect power
Turn on
Set time
For the first time use
Store DAB+ radio stations automatically
Store DAB+ radio stations manually
Listen to a preset DAB+ radio station
Use DAB+ menu
Show DAB+ information
Tune to FM radio stations
Store FM radio stations automatically
Store FM radio stations manually
Select a preset FM radio station
Use FM menu
Show RDS information
Set hour format and synchronize time
Reset all the settings
Know the software version
Upgrade the firmware (if available)
7 Other features
Set the alarm timer
Set the sleep timer
Adjust volume
Adjust display brightness
8 Product information
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9Troubleshooting
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10Notice
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Amplifier
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Tuner12
General information
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Recycling14
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1Important
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Read these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such
as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
Protect the power cord from being
walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the unit.
Only use attachments/accessories specified
by the manufacturer.
Unplug this unit during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when the
unit has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
liquid has been spilled or objects have
fallen into the unit, the unit has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not
operate normally, or has been dropped.
This unit shall not be exposed to dripping
or splashing.
Do not place any sources of danger on
the unit (e.g. liquid filled objects, lighted
candles).
Where the plug of the Direct Plug-in
Adapter is used as the disconnect device,
the disconnect device shall remain readily
operable.
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2 Your FM/DAB+
clock radio
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at www.philips.com/welcome.
Introduction
With this clock radio, you can
• listen to FM and Digital Audio Broadcasting
(DAB+) radio; and
• set two alarms.
What's in the box
(Fig.
a
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3 Get started
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Always follow the instructions in this chapter in
sequence.
Prepare FM/DAB+ antenna
For better reception, fully extend and adjust the
position of the FM/DAB+ antenna. (Fig. )
Turn on
b
Press POWER.
»» The clock radio switches to the last
selected source.
Switch to standby mode
Note
•• To prevent interference, position the antenna as far as
possible from TV, VCR, or other radiation source.
Press and hold POWER for 3 seconds.
»» The clock (if set) appears on the
display panel.
Set time
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Connect power
Caution
•• Risk of product damage! Make sure that the power
supply voltage corresponds to the voltage printed on
the back or the underside of the clock radio.
•• Risk of electric shock! Hold the plug securely when
unplugging the adapter.
Note
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In standby mode, press and hold INFO
for 3 seconds to activate the time setting
mode. (Fig. )
»» The hour digits blink.
Press
/
to adjust the hour.
Press INFO to confirm.
»» The minute digits blink.
Repeat steps 2-3 to set the minute.
Repeat steps 2-3 to set the day, month,
and year.
•• The type plate is located on the bottom of the clock
radio.
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4 Listen to DAB+
radio
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3 sec.
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB+) is a way
of broadcasting radio digitally through a
network of transmitters. It provides you with
more choice, better sound quality and more
information.
For the first time use
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Tip
•• To adjust the 12/24 hour format, see "Use system
menu" > "Set hour format and synchronize time".
•• When being idle for 10 seconds, the clock radio exits
clock setting mode automatically.
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Press SOURCE repeatedly to select DAB+
radio.
»» [FULL SCAN] (full scan) is displayed.
Press SELECT to start full scan.
»» The clock radio stores all DAB+
radio stations automatically and then
broadcasts the first available station.
»» The station list is memorized in the
clock radio. When you turn on the unit
next time, the station scan does not
take place.
»» If no DAB+ station is found, [No DAB
Station] (no DAB station) is displayed.
To tune to a station from the station list:
In DAB+ mode, press TUNING /
repeatedly to navigate through the available
DAB+ stations.
»» If the signal of the DAB+ radio station is
too weak, [OFF AIR] (off air) is displayed.
Store DAB+ radio stations
automatically
Tip
•• New stations and services will be added in the DAB+
broadcast. To make new DAB+ stations and services
available, perform full scan regularly.
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In DAB+ mode, press and hold SCAN for 3
seconds.
»» The clock radio stores all the available
DAB+ radio stations automatically.
»» After full scan, the first available station is
broadcast.
Use DAB+ menu
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Store DAB+ radio stations
manually
You can store up to 10 DAB+ radio stations.
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Tune to a DAB+ radio station.
Press and hold PRESET for 3 seconds to
activate the storing mode.
Press TUNING / to select a number.
»» The preset number is displayed for
one second. Then if this position is
occupied, the previously stored DAB+
station name will be displayed; if this
position is empty, [Empty] will be
displayed.
Press PRESET to confirm.
Repeat steps 1-4 to store other DAB+
stations.
Note
•• To remove a pre-stored DAB+ radio station, store
another station in its place.
Listen to a preset DAB+
radio station
In DAB+ mode, press PRESET repeatedly to
select a preset radio station.
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In DAB+ mode, press and hold MENU for
3 seconds to access DAB+ menu.
Press TUNING / to scroll through the
menu options:
• [STATION]: Display a list of available
DAB+ stations.
• [FULL SCAN]: Scan and store all
available DAB+ radio stations.
• [MANUAL]: Tune to a specific channel/
frequency manually and add it to the
station list.
• [DRC] (Dynamic Range Control): Add
or remove a degree of compensation
for differences in the dynamic range
among DAB+ stations. You may
experiment the options on different
source materials to decide which
option suits best.
• [PRUNE]: Remove invalid stations from
the station list.
• [SYSTEM]: Adjust system settings (see
the Chapter "Use system menu").
To select an option, press SELECT.
Repeat steps 2-3 if sub-option is available
under one option.
[DRC]
• [DRC OFF]: No compensation applied.
• [DRC HIGH]: Maximum compensation
applied (the default option recommended
for noisy environment).
• [DRC LOW]: Medium compensation
applied.
[PRUNE]
• [PRUNE N]: Return to the previous menu.
• [PRUNE Y]: Remove invalid stations from
the station list.
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Show DAB+ information
While listening to DAB+ radio, press INFO
repeatedly to scroll through the following
information (if available):
»» Station name
»» Dynamic Label Segment (DLS)
»» Signal strength
»» Program type (PTY)
»» Ensemble Name
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radio
Tune to FM radio stations
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»» Frequency
»» Signal error rate
»» Bitrate
»» Codec
»» Time and date
Press SOURCE repeatedly to select FM
radio.
Press and hold TUNING / for 3
seconds.
»» The FM tuner tunes to a station with
strong reception automatically.
To tune to a radio station manually:
Press TUNING / repeatedly to tune to a
radio station.
Store FM radio stations
automatically
In FM tuner mode, press and hold SCAN for 3
seconds.
»» The clock radio stores all the available FM
radio stations automatically.
»» The first stored radio station is broadcast.
Store FM radio stations
manually
You can store up to 10 FM radio stations.
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Tune to an FM radio station.
Press and hold PRESET for 3 seconds to
activate the storing mode.
Press TUNING / to select a number.
»» The preset number is displayed for
one second. Then if this position is
occupied, the previously stored radio
frequency will be displayed; if this
position is empty, [Empty] will be
displayed.
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Press PRESET to confirm.
Repeat steps 1-4 to store more FM
stations.
Tip
•• To remove a pre-stored FM radio station, store another
station in its place.
Select a preset FM radio
station
In FM mode, press PRESET repeatedly to select
a preset radio channel.
Show RDS information
RDS (Radio Data System) is a service
that allows FM stations to show additional
information.
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Tune to an RDS station.
Press INFO repeatedly to scroll through
the following information (if available):
»» Station name
»» Radio text messages
»» Program type such as [NEWS] (news),
[SPORT] (sport), [POP M] (pop
music)...
»» Frequency
»» Time and date
Use FM menu
RDS program types
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Program
type
NEWS
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In FM mode, press and hold MENU for 3
seconds to access FM menu.
Press / to scroll the menu options:
• [SCAN SETTINGS]
• [SYSTEM] (see the Chapter "Use
system menu")
To select an option, press SELECT.
Repeat steps 2-3 if sub-option is available
under one option.
[SCAN SETTINGS]
• [ALL]: Scan all the available FM radio
stations.
• [STRONG]: Scan FM radio stations with
strong signals only.
Descrip- Program Description
type
tion
News
FINANCE Finance
services
AFFAIRS Politics and CHILChildren's
current
DREN
programs
affairs
INFO
Special
SOCIAL Social afinformation
fairs
programs
SPORT
Sports
RELIGION Religion
PHONE INPhone in
EDUCATE Education and
advanced
training
DRAMA Radio plays TRAVEL Travel
and literature
CULTURE Culture,
LEISURE leisure
religion and
society
SCIENCE Science
JAZZ
Jazz Music
VARIED Entertain- COUNTRYCountry
ment
Music
programs
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POP M
Pop music NATION National
M
Music
ROCK M Rock music OLDIES Oldies
Music
MOR M Light music FOLK M Folk Music
LIGHT M Light classi- DOCU- Documencal music MENT
tary
CLASSICS Classical
TEST
Alarm Test
music
OTHER M Special
ALARM
Alarm
music programs
WEATHER Weather
6 Use system
menu
Use the system menus to
• set the 12/24 hour format;
• select whether to synchronize time from
the DAB+ stations;
• check the software version of this clock
radio;
• update firmware if necessary; and
• reset the clock radio to factory default
status.
Set hour format and
synchronize time
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Enter the system menu (see "Listen to
DAB+ radio" > "Use DAB+ menu" or
"Listen to FM radio" > "Use FM menu")
Press
Repeat steps 2-3 to select a sub-option.
[UPDATE]
[12/24 HR]
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to select [TIME].
Press SELECT to confirm.
Options
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Suboption
[DAB]
Function
Synchronize time
from DAB+ stations.
[NONE] Deactivate time
synchronization.
[12]
Display time in 12hour format.
[24]
Display time in 24hour format.
Reset all the settings
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Enter the system menu.
Press
/
to select [RESET].
Press SELECT to confirm.
Press / to select an option.
• [RESET N]: Return to the previous
menu.
• [RESET Y]: Reset the radio to factory
default status.
Press SELECT again to confirm.
Register your product
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Go to www.philips.com/support.
Click the link of "Register my product"
(the exact wording of this link name may
vary in different languages).
Log in with your account on the prompt
Web page.
• If you do not have a Philips account,
create one first on this Web page.
Search your product with "AJB4700/12" as
the keywords.
Click the link of search result to access the
Web page for registering your product.
Know the software version
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Perform the upgrade
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Enter the system setting menu.
Press /
version).
to select [SW VER] (Software
Press SELECT to confirm.
»» The software version of the clock
radio is displayed.
Upgrade the firmware (if
available)
Firmware upgrade for your clock radio may
be available in future. If you register your
product at Philips website (www.philips.com/
support) with a valid email address, you can get
information about software update and product
support.
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Fill in necessary information about this
product to complete the registration.
Go to www.philips.com/support.
Log in with your Philips account.
»» Support information about your
registered product is displayed.
Click the link of firmware upgrade file.
Follow the firmware upgrade instructions
to download the upgrade packet and
complete the upgrade.
• If the upgrade fails, reconnect the
power supply, turn on this product, and
perform the upgrade again.
Note
•• Power supply must not be interrupted during the
upgrade.
•• The firmware upgrade can only be available through
the mini-USB port.
•• When the firmware upgrade succeeds, all settings are
restored to the factory default status.
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7 Other features
Set the alarm timer
You can set two alarms to ring at different time.
(Fig. )
Note
•• Make sure that you have set the time correctly.
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Tip
•• When the alarm sounds, volume rises gradually.
•• If DAB is selected as alarm source, while no DAB+
radio station is available, buzzer is activated when alarm
time comes.
Activate/deactivate the alarm timer
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2
Press and hold AL1 or AL2 for 3 seconds
to activate alarm setting mode.
»» The alarm icon and the hour digits
blink.
Press
/
Repeat steps 2-3 to set the minute.
Repeat steps 2-3 to set the alarm source:
DAB, FM or buzzer.
Repeat steps 2-3 to set the alarm volume.
»» The alarm icon is displayed.
Press AL1/AL2 repeatedly to activate or
deactivate the alarm timer.
»» The alarm icon appears if the alarm
timer is on and disappears if it is off.
• To stop the ringing alarm, press the
corresponding AL1/AL2.
»» The alarm repeats ringing for the next
day.
repeatedly to set the hour.
Press AL1 or AL2 to confirm.
»» The minute digits blink.
Press AL1/AL2 to view alarm settings.
Snooze the alarm
When alarm sounds, press SNOOZE.
»» The alarm snoozes and repeats ringing nine
minutes later.
Set the sleep timer
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This clock radio can switch to standby mode
automatically after a preset period.
Press SLEEP repeatedly to select the sleep
timer period (in minutes).
»» When the sleep timer is activated,
appears.
3 sec.
To deactivate the sleep timer:
• Press SLEEP repeatedly until [OFF] (off)
appears.
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60
OFF
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120
Adjust volume
Press VOLUME
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8Product
information
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Note
•• Product information is subject to change without prior
notice.
Amplifier
Rated Output Power
Adjust display brightness
Press BRIGHTNESS repeatedly to select
different brightness levels.
0.5 W RMS
Tuner
FM:
Tuning Range
Tuning Grid
Sensitivity
- Mono, 26dB S/N Ratio
Search Selectivity
Total Harmonic Distortion
Signal to Noise Ratio
FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz
50 KHz
<22 dBf
25-32 dBf
< 2%
>50 dBA
DAB:
Tuning Range
174.92-239.20MHz
Total Harmonic Distortion <2%
Signal to Noise Ratio
>55 dBA
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General information
AC Power(Model) AS030-060-EE050 (Philips)
100-240 V ~, 50/60 Hz,
(Input)
0.15 A
6 V 0.5 A
(Output)
Operation Power <3 W
Consumption
Standby Power
<1 W
Consumption
Dimensions - Main
Unit (W x H x D) 152 x 62 x 109 mm
Weight - Main Unit 0.3 kg
9Troubleshooting
Warning
•• Never remove the casing of this product.
To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair
the product yourself.
If you encounter problems when using this
product, check the following points before
requesting service. If the problem remains
unsolved, go to the Philips Web page
(www.philips.com/support). When you contact
Philips, make sure that the product is nearby
and the model number and serial number are
available.
No power
• Make sure that the power adapter is
connected properly.
• Make sure that there is power at the AC
power outlet. No sound
•• Adjust the volume. No response from the unit
•• Make sure that the unit is connected to
power.
•• Disconnect and reconnect the AC power
plug, then turn the unit on again. Poor radio reception
•• Increase the distance between the unit and
your TV or VCR.
•• Fully extend the antenna.
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10Notice
Any changes or modifications made to this
device that are not expressly approved by
Philips Consumer Lifestyle may void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
This product complies with the radio
interference requirements of the European
Community.
Recycling
Your system consists of materials which can
be recycled and reused if disassembled by
a specialized company. Please observe the
local regulations regarding the disposal of
packaging materials, exhausted batteries and old
equipment.
This is CLASS II apparatus with double
insulation, and no protective earth provided.
2012 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
Specifications are subject to change without
notice. Trademarks are the property of
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V or their
respective owners. Philips reserves the right
to change products at any time without being
obliged to adjust earlier supplies accordingly.
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
When you see the crossed-out wheel bin
symbol attached to a product, it means the
product is covered by the European Directive
2002/96/EC:
Never dispose of your product with other
household waste. Please inform yourself about
the local rules on the separate collection of
electrical and electronic products. The correct
disposal of your old product helps prevent
potentially negative consequences on the
environment and human health.
Environmental information
All unnecessary packaging has been omitted.
We have tried to make the packaging easy to
separate into three materials: cardboard (box),
polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene
(bags, protective foam sheet.)
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Specifications are subject to change without notice
© 2012 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
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