Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic
Equipment (Applicable in the European
Union and other European countries with
separate collection systems)
4-400-213-33(1)
Personal Audio
Docking System
Reference Guide
GB
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 control.
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.
©2012 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
RDP-XF300iP
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.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
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 the main unit
and on the surface of the AC adaptor.
CAUTION
NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
—with respect to private use, by the Legislative Decree of
1.8.2003, no. 259 (“Code of Electronic
Communications”). In particular Article 104 indicates
when the prior obtainment of a general authorization is
required and Art. 105 indicates when free use is
permitted;
 Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a range of
about 10 meters.
Maximum communication range may vary depending
on obstacles (human body, metal, wall, etc.) or
electromagnetic environment.
The unit
Steel cabinet
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Precautions
Use of the RLAN network is governed:
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, 17-1 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.
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.
iPod
DC out: 5 V
MAX: 2.1 A
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Optimal performance
Limited performance
The following conditions may affect the sensitivity of
Bluetooth communication.
—There is an obstacle such as a person, metal, or wall
between this unit and iPod.
—A device using 2.4 GHz frequency, such as a wireless
LAN device, cordless telephone, or microwave oven,
is in use near the unit.
—The unit is installed on a shelf made of steel.
Because Bluetooth devices and wireless LAN
(IEEE802.11b/g/n) use the same frequency, microwave
interference may occur and resulting in communication
speed deterioration, noise, or invalid connection if this
unit is used near a wireless LAN device. In such a case,
perform the following.
—Use this unit at least 10 m away from any wireless
LAN device.
—If this unit is used within 10 m of a wireless LAN
device, turn off the wireless LAN device.
—Install this unit and iPod as near to each other as
possible.
Microwaves emitting from a Bluetooth device may affect
the operation of electronic medical devices. Turn off this
unit and iPod in the following locations, as it may cause
an accident.
—where inflammable gas is present, in a hospital, train,
airplane, or a petrol station
—near automatic doors or a fire alarm
This unit supports security capabilities that comply with
the Bluetooth standard to provide a secure connection
when the Bluetooth wireless technology is used, but
security may be insufficient, depending on the setting.
Be careful when communicating using Bluetooth
wireless technology.
We do not take any responsibility for leakage of
information during Bluetooth communication.
Connection with all Bluetooth devices cannot be
guaranteed.
—A device featuring Bluetooth function is required to
conform to the Bluetooth standard specified by
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and be authenticated.
—Even if the connected device conforms to the above
mentioned Bluetooth standard, some devices may not
be connected or work correctly, depending on the
features or specifications of the device.
Depending on the device to be connected, it may require
some time to start communication.
Design and specifications are subject to change without
notice.
Troubleshooting
The rechargeable battery is depleted.
Connect the AC adaptor to charge the battery.
Radio
There is no sound.
Adjust VOLUME +/− (VOL +/− on the remote).
Frequency range
Frequency
87.5 MHz - 108 MHz
remote when the command of “MENU,” “,” “,” and “ENTER”
is pressed.
The power does not turn on when the AC adaptor is
connected.
Make sure the AC adaptor is connected to the wall outlet
firmly.
Frequency step
0.05 MHz
Bluetooth
Output
Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2
Maximum communication range
Line of sight approx. 10 m*1
Frequency band
2.4 GHz band (2.4000 GHz – 2.4835 GHz)
Communication System
Bluetooth Specification Version 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced
Data Rate)
Compatible Bluetooth Profiles*2
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP*3 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
Supported codec*4
SBC (Subband Codec)
*1The actual range will vary depending on factors such as obstacles
between devices, magnetic fields around a microwave oven,
static electricity, reception sensitivity, aerial performance,
operating system, application software, etc.
*2Bluetooth standard profiles provide the specifications for
Bluetooth communication between devices.
*3Some operations may not be available for some models of iPod.
*4Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format
Input
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
Impedance: 50 kΩ
Average input level: 245 mV
Use of this radio equipment is not allowed in the
geographical area within a radius 20km from the centre of
Ny-Alesund, Svalbard in Norway.
Hereby, Sony Corp., declares that this equipment is in
compliance with the essential requirements and other
relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. For details,
please access the following URL:
http://www.compliance.sony.de/
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same type.
Specifications
Band
FM
*The iPod nano (6th generation) cannot be controlled by the
General
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 Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony
Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade
names are those of their respective owners.
To disconnect AC power, grasp the plug itself, not the
cord.
Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker, keep credit
cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound watches,
CRT-based TVs, or projectors, etc., 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.
During a thunderstorm, do not touch the antenna
(aerial) and plug.
Do not touch the unit with wet hands.
Do not place the unit anywhere near water.
General information
General
On Copyrights and Licenses
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are
trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
countries. iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.
“Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad”
mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to
connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, 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, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your
unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
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.
On Bluetooth communication
—with respect to the supply to the public of the RLAN
access to telecom networks and services, by the
Ministerial Decree 28.5.2003, as amended, and Art.
25 (general authorization for electronic communications
networks and services) of the Code of electronic
communications.
Note
In the Reference Guide, “iPod” is used as a general
reference to functions on an iPod, iPhone or iPad, unless
otherwise specified by the text or illustrations.
Speaker
Woofer: Approx. 76 mm dia. × 2
Tweeter: Approx. 25 mm dia. × 2
Power output
20 W + 20 W (at 1% harmonic distortion) (with AC
adaptor)
7 W + 7 W (at 1% harmonic distortion) (with rechargeable
battery)
Power source
Rated external power source: DC IN 20 V (with supplied
AC adaptor (AC 100 V - 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz) or
rechargeable battery pack NH-300RDP)
Battery life*:
Approx. 7 hours (playback of iPod)
Approx. 7 hours (FM reception)
Approx. 6.5 hours (Bluetooth playback)
Dimensions
Approx. 356.0 mm × 168.1 mm × 121.7 mm (w/h/d)
(incl. projecting parts and controls)
Mass
Approx. 2.6 kg
Supplied accessories
Remote control (with a lithium battery) (1)
AC adaptor (1)
AC power cord (1)
Reference Guide (this document) (1)
Cushion for small-size iPod (1)
* Measured by Sony standards. The actual battery life may vary
depending on the circumstance of the unit.
Compatible iPod/iPhone/iPad
models
The compatible iPod/iPhone/iPad models are as follows.
Update the software of the iPod/iPhone/iPad to the latest
version before using it with this unit.
Noise is heard.
Ensure that the unit is not near in-use portable phones,
etc.
The power will not turn on when the AC adaptor is
disconnected.
 The Power Off Hold function may be set. In this case,
cancel the Power Off Hold function. (See “Power Off
Hold function.”)
 The rechargeable battery may be depleted. In this case,
connect the AC adaptor to charge the battery. (See “To
use the AC adaptor.”)
“ERROR” appears in the display and the unit turns off
automatically.
 If this symptom occurs frequently, consult your nearest
Sony dealer.
When using an iPod on the Dock
There is no sound.
 Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
 Make sure that the function for iPod is activated.
Operation is not performed.
 Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit. (See
“Dock Connector compatible models.”)
The iPod does not charge.
 Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
 Make sure the AC adaptor is connected firmly.
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit. (See
“Dock Connector compatible models.”)
Wireless music streaming compatible models
iPod touch (4th generation)
iPod touch (3rd generation)
iPod touch (2nd generation)
iPhone 4S
iPhone 4
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G
iPad 2
iPad
The remote does not function.
 The unit cannot be turned on with the remote when the
AC adaptor is disconnected. In this case, press  on
the unit to turn it on.
 Replace the battery in the remote with a new one if it is
weak.
 Make sure that you are pointing the remote at the remote
sensor on the unit.
 Do not cover or place any objects directly in front of the
(Remote sensor) receiver.
 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.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
When the battery becomes almost fully depleted, “LOW
BATT” flashes and the unit will turn off. To charge the
battery, connect the AC adaptor. (See “To use the AC
adaptor.”)
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Notes
 The remaining battery power will not be indicated when
the unit is turned off.
 The unit requires at least 30 minutes to charge the
battery if “LOW BATT” appears.
 The battery indicator shows approximate remaining
battery power.
 Operating conditions will affect the rate of battery
depletion.
When to replace the rechargeable battery
Preparations
Repeated recharging causes the duration of the battery
power to decrease over time. Replace the battery pack
when its duration becomes half the usual period, even after
charging it fully.
Power source
Auto power off
After playback of the music (from an iPod on the Dock,
Bluetooth connection, or optional component connected
to the AUDIO IN jack) has finished, and if no operation is
performed for about 20 minutes, the unit will
automatically turn off.
Notes
 While the unit is turned on, if no operation is performed
for more than about 30 seconds, the display turns off. In
this case, press SOUND to turn on the display again.
 The unit cannot be turned on with the remote when the
AC adaptor is disconnected.
Note
 The rechargeable battery pack is not a commercially
available product. To purchase rechargeable battery pack
(NH-300RDP), consult your nearest Sony dealer.
To replace the rechargeable
battery
1 Remove the screw of the battery compartment at
the bottom of the unit, and open the lid.
To use the AC adaptor
1 Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC
adaptor.
2 Connect the AC adaptor to the DC IN 20V jack
on the back of this unit firmly and plug it into a
wall outlet.
Note on the AC adaptor
2 Disconnect the connector of the battery pack and
pull it out.
 Use the supplied Sony AC adaptor only. The polarity of
the plugs of other manufacturers may be different.
Failure to use the supplied AC adaptor may cause the
unit to malfunction.
When using the Bluetooth connection
There is no sound.
 Ensure that this unit is not too far from the iPod, or this
unit is not receiving interference from a wireless LAN,
other 2.4 GHz wireless device, or microwave oven.
 Check that the Bluetooth connection is made properly
between this unit and the iPod.
 Pair this unit and the iPod again.
 Keep away from metal objects or surfaces.
 Make sure that the Bluetooth function is activated.
Sound skips or the correspondence distance is short.
 If a device that generates electromagnetic radiation, such
as a wireless LAN, other Bluetooth device(s), or a
microwave oven is nearby, move away from such
sources.
 Remove any obstacle between this unit and the iPod or
move away from the obstacle.
 Locate this unit and the iPod as close to each other as
possible.
 Re-position this unit.
 Re-position the iPod.
Connecting cannot be done.
 Perform pairing again. (See “To pair with an iPod.”)
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit. (See
“Wireless music streaming compatible models.”)
Pairing cannot be done.
 Bring this unit and the iPod closer together.
 Delete the unit from the iPod and perform pairing again.
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit. (See
“Wireless music streaming compatible models.”)
3 Confirm that charging has started.
When charging starts, the battery indicator appears.
While charging, the charging indicator animation
loops.
When the unit is turned off
Reception is poor.
 Extend the aerial to its full length, and orientate for best
FM reception.
When charging completes, the full battery indicator
appears for a while, and then disappears.
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Notes
 If you connect the AC adaptor when the battery is fully
charged, the full battery indicator appears for a while,
and then disappears.
 If you connect the AC adaptor when the battery power is
low, charging starts and the low battery and charging
indicator animation loops.
The TV picture is unstable.
 If you are listening to an FM program near a TV with an
indoor aerial, move the unit away from the TV.
Audio-in
There is no sound.
 Make sure the audio connecting cable is connected
firmly.
 Make sure that the connected optional component is in
playback mode.
 Make sure that the Audio-in function is activated.
The sound is low.
 Check the volume of the connected optional component.
connector to the jack.
4 Replace the battery compartment lid and tighten
Notes
When replacing the battery pack, place a soft cloth etc.,
under the unit.
Turn off the unit and disconnect the AC adaptor before
removing the old battery pack.
Charge a new battery pack before use. For details, see
“To use the AC adaptor.”
Remote control
Before using the supplied remote for the first time, remove
the insulation film.
Aim the remote at the (Remote sensor) of the unit.
The unit cannot be operated without the AC adaptor while
the low battery indicator appears.
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When to replace the battery
When the unit is turned on
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should last for
about 6 months. When the remote can no longer operate
the unit, replace the battery with a new one.
 side facing up
When charging completes, the full battery indicator
appears.
Note
 It will take approximately 6 hours to fully charge the
battery.
The sound is weak or is of poor quality.
 If the unit is close to a TV, move it away from the TV.
3 Insert a new battery pack and connect its
the screw.
Radio
Dock Connector compatible models
iPod touch (4th generation)
iPod touch (3rd generation)
iPod touch (2nd generation)
iPod nano (6th generation)*
iPod nano (5th generation)
iPod nano (4th generation)
iPod nano (3rd generation)
iPod classic 160GB (2009)
iPhone 4S
iPhone 4
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G
iPad 2
iPad
Remote control
To use the rechargeable battery
Note
If you are not going to use the remote for a long time,
remove the battery to avoid any damage that may be caused
by leakage or corrosion.
You can operate the unit with the rechargeable battery
instead of the AC adaptor.
Note
 The maximum output volume will be lower when the
AC adaptor is disconnected.
To check the remaining power of the battery
The remaining power of the battery will be indicated when
the unit is turned on. As the remaining battery power
depletes, the battery indicator decreases.
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Continued on the reverse side
To
Pause playback
Power indicator
Press

To resume play, press
again.
Go to the next track
 (forward)
Go back to the previous track
 (backward)*
4 Perform the pairing procedure on the iPod to
detect the unit. Select “Settings  General 
Bluetooth” and turn on the Bluetooth function.
Example: iPhone 4S
Locate a point while listening to  (forward) or
the sound
 (backward) while
playing and hold until
you find the desired
point.
Go back to the previous menu
MENU on the remote
Select a menu item or a track
 (up)/ (down) on
for playback
the remote
Bluetooth indicator
Execute the selected menu item
or begin playback
Aerial
ENTER on the remote
* During playback, this operation returns you to the beginning of
the current track. To go back to the previous track, press twice.
Supporter
Notes
If a pop-up message appears on the display of the iPod
touch, iPhone, or iPad, see “About App.”
Some operations may differ or may not be available on
some models of iPod.
If the battery of the iPod is extremely low, charge it for a
while before operation.
Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data
recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged when using the
iPod connected to this unit.
For details of environmental conditions for operating an
iPod, check the website of Apple Inc.
3 Press and hold BLUETOOTH and VOLUME − at
the same time on the unit.
“CLEAR” appears in the display.
Notes
You can perform step 3 to clear the list even during
Bluetooth connection.
This operation cannot be performed when the unit is
pairing.
To pair with this unit again, delete the model name of
this unit from the iPod and perform pairing again. (See
“To pair with an iPod.”)
Operating the radio
1 Press .
2 Press FM to activate the radio function.
“FM” appears in the display.
A list of detected devices appears on the display.
The unit is displayed as “RDP-XF300iP.”
If “RDP-XF300iP” is not displayed, repeat from step 3.
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5 Select “RDP-XF300iP” on the display of the iPod
while the Bluetooth indicator flashes quickly.
When “Connected” appears on the display of the iPod,
pairing and connection are complete.
Example: iPhone 4S
Frequency digits appear in the display after a short
period.
3 Press and hold FM until “FREQ. TUNE” appears
in the display.
If “PRESET TUNE” appears, press and hold FM again.
When using the remote to operate the unit, you can
skip this step, and directly operate step 4.
4 Press and hold TUNE + or − until the frequency
digits begin to change in the display.
To remove the iPod
Dock Connector
The unit automatically scans the radio frequencies and
stops when it finds a clear station.
If you cannot tune in a station, press TUNE + or −
repeatedly to change the frequency step-by-step.
When an FM stereo broadcast is received, “STEREO”
appears.
For details, see “How to handle an iPod.”
To charge an iPod
Docking Tray
Display
Remote sensor
You can use the unit as a battery charger for an iPod when
the power is supplied by the AC adaptor.
Charging begins when the iPod is connected to the unit.
The charging status appears in the display on the iPod. For
details, refer to the user’s guide of the iPod.
Tips for charging an iPod with the rechargeable
battery
With the function for iPod activated, if the battery
indicator is level 1 or 2, charging will start. If the battery
indicator is level 3 or 4, to start charging, press and hold
iPod. (For details, see “To use the rechargeable battery.”)
Charging will terminate when the unit turns off
automatically. (For details, see “Auto power off.”)
To terminate charging, press and hold iPod. This
operation will terminate playback. To restart charging,
press and hold iPod again.
Operating by wireless
music streaming
VOLUME + (VOL + on the remote control) and  buttons have a tactile dot.
Operations
How to handle an iPod
To set an iPod
Keep the iPod and the unit within 10 meters of each other
for this operation.
Check the following before operating the unit.
The Bluetooth function of the iPod is on.
Pairing of the unit and the iPod is complete. If pairing is
not completed, perform pairing again. (See “To pair with
an iPod.”)
To turn the unit on/off
Press  (On/Standby).
The power indicator lights up when the unit is turned on.
Press VOLUME +/− (VOL +/− on the remote).
Operating an iPod on the
Dock
1 Press the Docking Tray on the front of the unit to
open.
After use, close the Docking Tray by pushing it until
locked.
1 Press .
2 Press BLUETOOTH ( on the remote) to turn on
Pairing
What is pairing?
Bluetooth devices need to be “paired” with each other
beforehand.
Once Bluetooth devices are paired, there is no need for
pairing again, unless pairing information is deleted.
Bluetooth indicator
Status
Bluetooth indicator
(blue)
Bluetooth off
Off
Bluetooth on but not
connected
Flashes slowly
Pairing mode
Flashes quickly
Connected or communicating
Lights up
To pair with an iPod
Keep the iPod and the unit within 1 meter of each other for
this operation.
2 Set the iPod on the Dock Connector.
The Dock Connector can be tilted slightly.
For details, see “How to handle an iPod.”
3 Press  .
4 Press iPod to activate the function for iPod.
Notes
An iPod in a case or cover can be set in this unit.
However, if the case or cover interferes with the
connection, remove the case or cover before setting the
iPod on the Dock Connector.
When placing or removing the iPod, hold it at the same
angle as the Dock Connector on the unit. Do not pull
the iPod forward too far.
When placing or removing the iPod, hold the unit
securely.
Do not twist or bend the iPod, as this may result in
connector damage.
Remove the iPod when transporting it; otherwise, a
malfunction may result.
“iPod” appears in the display.
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5 Press .
The iPod begins to play back.
If the iPod does not start playing back, operate directly
on the iPod.
You can operate the connected iPod via this unit or the
iPod itself.
Notes on pairing with a Bluetooth device other than
iPod
When pairing with a Bluetooth device other than iPod,
after step 3, pass code input may be required in your
Bluetooth device. In this case, input “0000.”
The operation and display may differ depending on the
Bluetooth device and/or software version. For details,
refer to the user’s guide of the Bluetooth device.
To listen to sound
If the iPod does not reach the supporter on the front of
the unit, attach the supplied cushion below the
supporter.
Adjusting the volume
To remove an iPod
By using the Bluetooth connection, you can listen to the
sound from an iPod or other Bluetooth device with the
unit wirelessly.
Notes
The operation and display may differ depending on the
model of iPod and/or software version. For details, refer
to the user’s guide of the iPod.
Pairing mode is canceled after about 5 minutes. If
pairing mode is canceled halfway, start over from step 3.
If pairing is not complete, start over from step 3.
To pair with another iPod, repeat steps 1 to 5.
In step 3, if a double-beep sound is not heard or the
Bluetooth indicator does not flash quickly, press and
hold BLUETOOTH ( on the remote) again.
If you turn off the unit or the iPod before the Bluetooth
connection is complete, pairing information will not be
memorized, and pairing will not be completed.
1 Press .
2 Press BLUETOOTH ( on the remote) to turn on
the Bluetooth function when the Bluetooth
indicator is off.
“Bluetooth” appears in the display.
The Bluetooth indicator flashes slowly.
3 Press and hold BLUETOOTH ( on the remote).
When pairing starts, a double-beep sound will be heard
and the Bluetooth indicator will flash quickly.
Pairing mode of the unit is activated.
the Bluetooth function.
The last connected iPod will be reconnected
automatically when the Bluetooth function is turned
on.
3 Select your desired music, video, game, etc., to
play on the iPod. For details, refer to the user’s
guide of the iPod.
Tips
If the last connected iPod does not reconnect
automatically, press BLUETOOTH ( on the remote). If
it still does not reconnect, select the model name of this
unit from the iPod. (Perform steps 4 to 5 in “To pair
with an iPod.”)
To connect an alternative iPod, which has previously
been paired with this unit, press BLUETOOTH ( on
the remote) to disconnect the currently connected iPod.
Then select the model name of the unit from the
alternative iPod you want to connect.
While listening to music from an iPod via Bluetooth
connection, you can charge the iPod on the Dock only if
the AC adaptor is connected.
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 Bluetooth device.
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Tips
 If you touch or operate an iPod connected to this unit
while listening to the radio, noise may occur. Avoid
touching or operating the iPod in this case.
 If you are listening to the radio with an iPhone
connected to the unit, interference with radio reception
may occur. Remove the iPhone in this case.
To improve the reception
Extend the aerial to its full length and adjust the angle for
best reception.
To clear the list of models alreadypaired and memorized in the unit
1 Press .
2 Press BLUETOOTH ( on the remote) to turn on
the Bluetooth function.
Press or  to tune in a stored station.
If “FREQ. TUNE” appears, press and hold FM again.
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Connecting optional
components
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.
1 Firmly connect the line output jack of the
portable digital music player (or other
component) to the AUDIO IN jack on the back of
the unit, using a suitable audio connecting cable
(not supplied).
2 Press  to turn on the unit.
3 Press AUDIO IN to activate the Audio-in
function.
“AUDIO IN” appears in the display.
4 Turn the connected component on.
5 Play the connected component.
The sound from the connected component is output
from the speakers of this unit.
Notes
The necessary type of audio connecting cable depends
on the optional component. Be sure to use the correct
type of cable.
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 component.
Other useful functions
Power Off Hold function
You can set the Power Off Hold function to avoid
unintentionally powering on while carrying the unit.
To set the Power Off Hold function
Remove the iPod from the Dock Connector, and then press
and hold  on the unit when the AC adaptor is
disconnected.
“HOLD” flashes twice and the display turns off. The unit
cannot be turned on by pressing  while the Power Off
Hold function is set.
To cancel the Power Off Hold
function
Press and hold  on the unit.
“RELEASE” flashes twice and the Power Off Hold function
is canceled. The unit will turn on automatically.
Note
 Adjust the direction of the aerial by holding the bottom
of it. The aerial can be damaged if you move the aerial
with excessive force.
To set monaural sound if stereo
reception is poor
The unit automatically switches between stereo and
monaural output, depending on reception conditions.
However, if stereo reception is unstable, you can manually
set for monaural output to improve the sound.
Press FM to show “MONO” in the display. (To resume
stereo reception, press FM again to show “STEREO” in the
display.)
To preset radio stations
You can preset up to 20 radio stations in the unit’s memory.
1 Press FM to activate the radio function.
2 Press and hold  until “AUTO PRESET”
appears in the display.
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3 Press .
The stations are stored in memory from the lower
frequencies to the higher ones automatically.
Tip
 To go back to the previous status, press FM instead of
 in step 3.
Tip
 The Power Off Hold function will be canceled if you
connect the AC adaptor to the unit or set an iPod on the
Dock Connector.
Selecting audio emphasis
(equalization)
You can adjust the emphasis of the sound.
Press SOUND repeatedly to select the desired audio
emphasis.
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If a station cannot be preset automatically
You may need to preset a station with a weak signal manually.
1 Tune in the station you want.
2 Press .
To finish listening
Terminate the Bluetooth connection by any of the
following operations.
Turn off the unit.
Turn off the iPod.
Press BLUETOOTH ( on the remote), iPod, FM or
AUDIO IN.
Operate the iPod to terminate the connection. For
details, refer to the user’s guide of the iPod.
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To play preset radio stations
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3 Press or  to select the desired preset
number, and press .
The preset number flashes, then, the frequency digits
show in the display.
The new station replaces the old one.
Tip
 To go back to the previous status, press FM instead of
 in step 3.
About App
A dedicated Dock App for iPod touch/iPhone/iPad
available at Apple App Store.
Search for “D-Sappli” and download the free App to find
out more about the functions.
Features
D-Sappli includes various timer functions: Alarm, Music
Play Timer and Sleep Timer.
You can set up to 10 alarms, using songs in iPod or
Preset Sound in D-Sappli for the alarm sound.
Music Play Timer allows you to play/pause desired
music at a desired time. Sleep Timer allows you to
specify a time at which to stop music playback. Alarm,
Music Play Timer and Sleep Timer work in combination
with the power supply of the unit.
Alarm, Music Play Timer and Sleep Timer are available
only when D-Sappli is activated.
D-Sappli can display a list of Radio Preset Stations
programmed in this unit.
You can rename the Radio Preset Stations, and change
their preset numbers on the D-Sappli. Preset numbers
and order will also be changed accordingly in the unit.
D-Sappli also includes a clock display enlarge feature.
Notes
If the App to link with this unit is not downloaded to the
iPod touch/iPhone/iPad, a pop-up message prompting
you to download D-Sappli may appear repeatedly.
Deactivate the App’s link function to stop the pop-up
message.
To deactivate the App’s link function: Connect the AC
adaptor, and then press / to turn off the unit. Remove
the iPod touch/iPhone/iPad from the Dock Connector.
While holding down , also press and hold / on the
unit for at least 2 seconds. (“App OFF” appears in the
display to show that the App’s link function has been
deactivated.)
To re-activate the App’s link function, repeat the above
steps. (“App ON” appears in the display to show that the
App’s link function has been activated.)