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User manual
CEM2101
Contents
1Important
2
Safety2
Notice2
2 Your car audio system
4
Introduction4
What's in the box
4
Overview of the main unit
5
3 Get started
Install the car audio
Turn on
Select country/region
Set clock format
Set clock
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4 Listen to radio
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5 Play audio files
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Tune to a radio station
Store radio stations in memory
Tune to a preset station
Play a disc
Play from USB
Play options
Connect external sound source
7 Adjust system settings
15
Turn beep sound on/off
15
Turn demo mode on/off
15
Dimmer15
Dance16
Reset16
8 Additional information
Detach the front panel
Replace fuse
Remove the unit
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9 Product information
18
10Troubleshooting
19
11Glossary
20
6 Adjust sound
14
Adjust volume
14
Mute14
Turn Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB) on/off 14
Turn MAX sound on/off
14
Select preset equalizer
14
Switch music listening zone
14
Other sound settings
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1Important
Safety
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Read and understand all instructions
before you use your apparatus. If damage is
caused by failure to follow instructions, the
warranty does not apply.
This apparatus is designed for negative
ground (earth) 12 V DC operation only.
To ensure safe driving, adjust the volume to
a safe and comfortable level.
Improper fuses can cause damage or
fire. When you need to change the fuse,
consult a professional.
Use only the supplied mounting hardware
for a safe and secure installation.
To avoid short circuit, do not expose the
apparatus, remote control or remote
control batteries to rain or water.
Never insert objects into the ventilation
slots or other openings on the apparatus.
Clean the apparatus and frame with a soft,
damp cloth. Never use substances such as
alcohol, chemicals or household cleaners
on the apparatus.
Never place any objects other than discs
into the apparatus.
Never use solvents such as benzene,
thinner, cleaners available commercially, or
anti-static sprays intended for discs.
Visible and invisible laser radiation when
open. Avoid exposure to beam.
Risk of damage to the apparatus screen!
Never touch, push, rub or strike the screen
with any object.
Caution
•• Use of controls or adjustments or performance of
procedures other than herein may result in hazardous
radiation exposure or other unsafe operation.
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The apparatus shall not be exposed to
dripping or splashing.
Do not place any sources of danger on the
apparatus (e.g. liquid filled objects, lighted
candles).
Notice
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.
Recycling
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.)
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.
The making of unauthorized copies of copyprotected material, including computer
programs, files, broadcasts and sound
recordings, may be an infringement of
copyrights and constitute a criminal offence.
This equipment should not be used for such
purposes.
Windows Media and the Windows logo
are trademarks, or registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States
and/or other countries.
This apparatus includes this label:
2013 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All
rights reserved.
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.
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2 Your car audio
system
What's in the box
Check and identify the contents of your
package:
aMain unit (with a sleeve)
Congratulations on your purchase, and
welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the
support that Philips offers, register your product
at www.philips.com/welcome.
bFront panel
cTrim plate
dCarrying case for front panel
eRubber cushion
Introduction
fScrew x 1 pc
gDisassembly tools x 2 pcs
With the in-car audio system, you can enjoy
your drive while listening to:
• FM or AM (MW) radio
• Audio from CD or MP3 disc
• Audio from USB devices
• Audio from other external devices
hUser manual
iISO male connector
a
The unit supports the following media format:
b
e
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Overview of the main unit
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a SOURCE
• Select audio source.
b MENU
• Access system menu.
c
d
• Return to previous menu.
•
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/
Turn the unit on or off.
Confirm selection.
Mute or unmute sound.
Rotate to adjust volume.
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e ZONE /
• Select tuner band.
• Select MP3/WMA folder.
• Switch music listening zone.
f
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• Eject disc.
• USB socket.
h MP3 LINK
• Connect external audio device.
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i
6281'
• Turn on or off Maximizing volume.
• View clock.
j DBB
• Turn on or off Dynamic Bass Boost
(DBB) sound.
• Access to tuner auto store.
k
• Select preset radio station No.6.
• Start play.
• Pause or resume play.
l REP / SHUF
• Select preset radio station No.3/4.
• Access to repeat play.
• Access to shuffle play.
m
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/
• Select preset radio station No.1/2.
• Search for track/folder.
/
• Tune for radio station.
• Skip/search for track.
• Fast backward/forward playback.
o DISP
• Display current status.
• Select the dimmer high or low.
p EQ / AUDIO
• Select equalizer (EQ) setting.
• Access audio setting menu.
q
• Unlock the panel.
r BAND
• Select tuner band.
s RESET
• Restore default settings.
t Disc slot
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3 Get started
Caution
•• Use the controls only as stated in this user manual.
Always follow the instructions in this chapter in
sequence.
If you contact Philips, you will be asked for the
model and serial number of your apparatus. The
model number and serial number are on the
bottom of your apparatus. Write the numbers
here:
Model No. __________________________
Serial No. ___________________________
Install the car audio
These instructions are for a typical installation.
However, if your car has different requirements,
make the corresponding adjustment. If you have
any questions regarding installation kits, consult
your Philips car audio dealer.
Caution
•• This unit is designed for negative ground (earth) 12 V
DC operation only.
•• Always install this unit in the car dashboard. Other
locations can be dangerous as the rear of the unit heats
up during use.
•• To avoid short-circuit: before you connect, ensure that
the ignition is off.
•• Ensure that you connect the yellow and red power
supply leads after all other leads are connected.
•• Ensure that all loose leads are insulated with electrical
tape.
•• Ensure that the leads do not get caught under screws
orin parts that will move (e.g. seat rail).
•• Ensure that all ground (earth) leads are run to a
common ground (earth) point.
•• Use only the supplied mounting hardware for a safe
and secure installation.
•• Improper fuses can cause damage or fire. When you
need to change the fuse, consult a professional.
Note on the power supply lead (yellow)
• When you connect other devices to this
apparatus, ensure that the rating of the car
circuit is higher than the total fuse value of
all the connected devices.
Notes on speaker connection
• Never connect speaker wires to the metal
body or chassis of the car.
• Never connect speaker wires with stripes
to one another.
Connection: for cars with ISO
connectors
Caution
•• Ensure that all loose leads are insulated with electrical
tape.
Note
•• Consult a professional to connect CEM2101 as
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e
Green/black
strip
White/black
strip
Gray/black
strip
Purple/black
strip
Red
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Blue
g
Blue/white
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Black
Yellow
b
c
d
instructed below.
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Connect the supplied male connector to
the unit.
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2
Left speaker (Rear)
Left speaker (Front)
Right speaker (Front)
Right speaker (Rear)
Ignition key +12V DC
when ON/ACC
Motor/electric antenna
relay control lead
Amplifier relay control
lead
Ground
To the +12V car battery
which is energized at all
times
Connect the antenna and amplifier as
illustrated, if applicable.
Check the car's wiring carefully and
connect them to the the supplied male
connector.
Note
•• Risk of danger! Please consult a professional to perform
the below steps!
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5m
mm
53mm
183
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2
3
4
Connector
ANTENNA
REAR LINE OUT R
(Socket)
REAR LINE OUT L
(Socket)
OE REMOTE (Purple)
3
Remove the mounting sleeve with the
supplied disassembly tools.
4
Install the sleeve into the dashboard and
bend the tabs outward to fix the sleeve.
Connect to
Antenna
Rear right
speaker
Rear left speaker
OE Remote
Tip
•• The pin arrangement for the ISO connectors depends
on the type of vehicle you drive. Be sure to make
proper connections to prevent damage to the unit.
Mount into the dashboard
1
If the car does not have an on-board drive
or navigation computer, disconnect the
negative terminal of the car battery.
• If you disconnect the car battery in
a car that has an on-board drive or
navigation computer, the computer
may lose its memory.
• If the car battery is not disconnected,
to avoid short-circuit, ensure that the
bare wires do not touch each other.
2
Ensure that car dashboard opening is
within these measurements:
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Note
•• If the unit is not fixed by sleeve but by the supplied
screws, skip this step.
7
Reconnect the negative terminal of the car
battery.
Attach the front panel
3m
53.5 mm
18
m
5
Place the supplied rubber cushion over the
end of the mounting bolt.
6
Slide the unit into the dashboard until you
hear a click sound.
1
2
Attach the trim plate.
3
Press the left side of the panel until the
mechanism locks it into place.
Insert the right side of the panel in the
chassis until it is correctly engaged.
Turn on
To turn on the unit,
• Press .
To turn off the unit,
• press and hold
turned off.
until the unit is
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Select country/region
Note
•• Select correct country/region for this unit, otherwise
the unit can not work properly.
1
Press to turn the unit on.
»» [SELECT OPERATING REGION] is
displayed.
2
Rotate to select an option:
• [USA] (United States)
• [LATIN] (Latin America)
• [EUROPE] (Western Europe)
• [RUS] (Russia)
• [M-EAST] (Middle East)
• [ASIA] (Pacific)
• [JAP] (Japan)
• [AUST] (Australia)
3
Press
to confirm.
Set clock format
1
2
Press MENU.
3
Rotate to select a setting:
• [CLOCK 12H]
• [CLOCK 24H]
Press or repeatedly until [CLOCK
FORMAT] is displayed.
Set clock
1
Press MENU repeatedly until current time
is flashed.
2
3
4
5
Rotate
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Press
Rotate
Press
to set hour.
to confirm.
to set minute.
to confirm.
View clock
In any mode, press and hold MAX SOUND
until the clock is displayed.
• Press any key to cancel the clock
display.
4 Listen to radio
Tune to a radio station
1
Press SOURCE repeatedly to select radio
mode.
2
Press BAND or / repeatedly to
select band: [FM1],[FM2], [FM3], [AM1],
or [AM2].
Store stations automatically
1
In Radio mode, press and hold DBB until
[STORE - - -] is displayed.
2
Press to confirm.
»» The six strongest stations of the
selected band are saved in preset
channel automatically.
Store stations manually
1
Tune to a station that you want to store.
(see 'Tune to a radio station' on page 11)
Press a numeric button for 3 seconds.
»» The station is saved in the selected
channel.
3
Press and hold
or
until the
frequency digit is flashed.
2
4
Press
or
to tune to a radio station
manually.
»» The radio station is broadcast.
To search for a radio station automatically,
press
or .
Tune to a preset station
•
Select tuner sensitivity
To receive more radio stations or only stations
with strong signal, you can adjust the tuner
sensitivity.
1
Press MENU repeatedly until [LOCAL] is
displayed.
2
Rotate to select a setting:
• [LOCAL ON] (local on): only stations
with strong signal can be broadcast.
• [LOCAL OFF] (local off): stations
with strong and weak signals can be
broadcast.
1
2
Press BAND to select band.
Press a numeric key to select a preset
station.
Store radio stations in
memory
You can store up to 6 stations in each band.
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5 Play audio files
Play from USB
Note
Note
•• Ensure that the USB device contains playable music.
•• Ensure that the disc or device contains playable files.
Insert the USB device
Play a disc
Note
1
Slide the USB socket cover marked
the left.
2
Insert the USB device into the USB socket.
»» The unit starts playing from the USB
device automatically.
•• You cannot play CDs encoded with copyright
protection technologies.
You can play commercially available audio CDs
and these discs:
• CD-Recordables (CD-R)
• CD-Re-writables (CD-RW)
• MP3 CDs
• WMA CDs
Note
•• Ensure that the disc contains playable content.
Insert a CD with the printed side facing up.
»» Play starts automatically.
• To pause CD play, press
.
• To resume CD play, press
again.
• To skip to the previous/next track, press
or .
• To search backward/forward rapidly within
the current track, press
or
for three
seconds.
Remove the CD
To take out the CD, press
on the front panel.
Tip
•• If the disc is blocked in the disc compartment, press and
hold
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until the disc comes out.
to
Remove the USB device
1
2
Press
to turn off the unit.
Remove the USB device.
Play options
Search for an MP3/WMA track
Search within the current folder
1
Press .
»» The name of the current track is
displayed.
2
Rotate
folder.
3
Press
to select anther track in current
to confirm.
Search in other folder
1
Press .
»» The name of the current folder is
displayed.
2
3
Rotate
• [SHUF OFF]: cancel shuffle play.
to navigate through all folders.
Press to access the selected folder.
»» The unit starts playing the first song
from the selected folder automatically.
Tip
•• To go back to upper level of a folder, press
.
View play information
During playing, press DISP repeatedly to view:
• Track number and elapsed play time
• Folder
• File
• Album
• Artist
• Title
Connect external sound
source
1
Connect the external sound source to
MP3 LINK socket with a 3.5 mm cable.
2
Press SOURCE repeatedly until [MP3
LINK] is displayed.
3
Operate the external component (refer to
the instructions supplied with the external
component).
Repeat play
1
During play, press REP.
»» [REPEAT] is displayed.
2
Rotate to select a setting.
[REP TRK] (repeat one track): play current
track repeatedly.
[REP FLD] (repeat a folder): play all tracks
in the current folder repeatedly.
[REP ALL] (repeat all tracks): play all tracks
repeatedly.
•
•
•
Shuffle play
You can play the tracks in random order:
1
During play, press SHUF.
»» [SHUFFLE] is displayed.
2
Rotate to select a setting:
• [SHUF FLD]: start random play for all
tracks in the current folder.
• [SHUF ALL]: start random play for all
tracks.
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6 Adjust sound
Adjust volume
Select preset equalizer
1
Press EQ / AUDIO.
»» Current Equalizer setting is displayed.
2
Press EQ / AUDIO again to select a preset
EQ setting:
• [OPTIMAL] (optimal)
• [FLAT] (flat)
• [POP] (pop)
• [USER] (user)
• [TECHNO] (techno)
• [ROCK] (rock)
• [CLASSIC] (classic)
• [JAZZ] (jazz)
Turn clockwise/counterclockwise to increase/
decrease volume.
Mute
You can turn off the sound of your audio.
During play, press .
• To resume sound, press
again.
Switch music listening zone
Turn Dynamic Bass Boost
(DBB) on/off
1
2
Press DBB and the current setting is
displayed:
»» [DBB ON]: Dynamic Bass Boost
(DBB) function is on.
»» [DBB OFF]: Dynamic Bass Boot (DBB)
function is off.
Press DBB again to change the DBB
setting.
Turn MAX sound on/off
1
Press 6281'.
»» The current setting displays
• [MAX ON]: maximum sound (MAX
sound) function is on.
• [MAX OFF]: maximum sound (MAX
sound) function is off.
2
Press
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6281'
again to select an option.
Philips’ innovative Zone technology enables
driver or passengers to enjoy music with the
best speakers balance and experience more
vivid spacial effect as the artist is intended to
create. You can switch the music listening zone
from driver to passengers for the best speaker
sound settings in car.
1
Press ZONE.
»» The current setting is displayed.
2
Rotate / to select a setting:
• [ALL] (All)
• [FRONT-L] (Front left)
• [FRONT-R] (Front right)
• [FRONT] (Front)
Other sound settings
You can also adjust the preset EQ / AUDIO
settings.
1
2
3
7 Adjust system
settings
Press EQ / AUDIO for 3 seconds.
Press or repeatedly to select the item
to be adjusted:
• [BAS] (bass) range: -7 to +7.
• [TRE] (treble) range: -7 to +7.
• [BAL] (balance) range: 12L to 12R.
(L=left speaker, R=right speaker)
• [FAD] (fader) range: 12R to 12F.
(R=rear speaker, F=front speaker)
Rotate
to select a value.
Turn beep sound on/off
Each time you press a button, the unit beeps.
You can turn this beep sound on or off.
1
2
Press MENU.
3
Rotate to select a setting:
• [BEEP ON]: turn the beep sound on.
• [BEEP OFF]: turn the beep sound off.
Press or
displayed.
repeatedly until [BEEP] is
Turn demo mode on/off
1
2
Press MENU.
3
Rotate to select a setting:
• [DEMO ON]: turn the demo mode
on. When the unit is idle for more than
120 seconds, all functions are displayed.
• [DEMO OFF]: turn the demo mode
off.
Press or repeatedly until [DEMO] is
displayed.
»» The screen shows current demo mode
setting.
Dimmer
1
2
Press MENU.
Press or
is displayed.
repeatedly until [DIMMER]
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3
Rotate to select a setting:
• [DIMM HIGH] (dimmer high)
• [DIMM LOW] (dimmer low)
8Additional
information
Dance
You can turn on or off the spectrum on the
LCD display.
Detach the front panel
1
2
Press MENU.
You can detach the front panel to deter theft.
3
Rotate to select a setting:
• [DANCE ON]: turn the spectrum on.
• [DANCE OFF]: turn the spectrum off.
Press or
displayed.
repeatedly until [DANCE] is
1
2
Press
3
Store the panel in the supplied carrying
case to protect it from dirt or damage.
to release the panel.
Pull the panel towards you to disengage it
from the classis.
Reset
You can reset the unit to its default setting.
1
2
Detach the front panel.
Press the reset button by using a ball-point
pen or a similar tool.
»» Preset adjustments such as preset
channels and sound adjustments are
erased.
Replace fuse
If the fuse is damaged,
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1
2
Check the electric connection.
3
Replace the fuse.
Buy a fuse that matches the voltage of the
damaged fuse.
Note
•• If the new fuse gets damaged again, there may be an
internal malfunction. Consult your Philips dealer.
Remove the unit
You can remove the unit from the dashboard.
1
2
Detach the front panel.
Pull out the unit by using the disassembly
tools.
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9 Product information
Note
•• Product information is subject to change without prior notice.
Power supply
Fuse
Suitable speaker impedance
Maximum power output
Continuous power output
Pre-Amp output voltage
Aux-in level
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Weight
12 V DC (11 V - 16 V), negative ground
15 A
4-8
50 W x 4
21 W x 4 RMS (4 10% T.H.D.)
2.5V
500 mV
181.5 x 52 x 191.4 mm
1.47 kg
Radio
Frequency range - FM
Frequency range - AM(MW)
87.5 - 108.0 MHz
522 - 1620 KHz (9 kHz)
Usable sensitivity - FM
Usable sensitivity - AM(MW)
530 - 1710 kHz (10 kHz)
8 µV
30 µV
Compatible USB devices:
• USB flash memory: USB 1.1 host with interface reading all speed support (1.1, 2.0)
• USB flash players: USB 1.1 host with interface reading all speed support (1.1, 2.0)
Supported formats:
• USB or memory file format: FAT12, FAT16, FAT32
• MP3 bit rate (data rate): 32-320 Kbps and variable bit rate
• WMA V4, V7, V8, V9 (L1, L2)
• MP3 sampling frequencies: 8-48 kHz
• MP3 Bit-rates: 8~320 (kbps), variable bit rates
• WMA sampling frequencies: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
• WMA Bit-rates: 32~192 (kbps), variable bit rates
• Directory nesting up to a maximum of 8 levels
• Number of albums/folders: CD maximum 99, USB or memory maximum 99
• Number of tracks/titles: CD maximum 999 (depending on number of album), USB or memory
maximum 999
• ID3 tag v2.0 or later
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Unsupported formats:
• Empty albums: an empty album is an
album that does not contain MP3/
WMA files, and is not be shown in the
display.
• Unsupported file formats are skipped.
For example, Word documents (.doc)
or MP3 files with extension .dlf are
ignored and not played.
• AAC, WAV, PCM audio files
• DRM protected WMA files (.wav, .m4a,
.m4p, .mp4, .aac)
• WMA files in Lossless format
10Troubleshooting
Caution
•• Never remove the casing of this apparatus.
To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair
the system yourself.
If you encounter problems when using this
apparatus, check the following points before
requesting service. If the problem remains
unsolved, go to the Philips web site (www.
philips.com/support). When you contact Philips,
ensure that your apparatus is nearby and the
model number and serial number are available.
No power or no sound.
•• Car engine is not on. Turn the car engine
on.
•• Cable is not correctly connected. Check
connections.
•• Fuse is burnt. Replace fuse.
•• Volume is too low. Adjust volume.
•• If the above solutions cannot help, press
RESET button.
•• Ensure that the track played is of a
compatible format.
Noise in broadcasts.
•• Signals are too weak. Select other stations
with stronger signals.
•• Check the connection of the car antenna.
•• Change broadcast from Stereo to mono.
Cannot play disc
•• Ensure that the disc label is inserted with
the printed side facing up.
•• Wipe the disc with fibre cleaning cloth
from the centre to the edge in a straight
line.
•• This disc may be defective. Play another
disc.
•• Ensure that the CD is a finalised CD/
CD-R/CD-RW.
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••
Ensure that the CD is not encoded with
copyright protection technologies.
The CD skips tracks
•• Ensure that the CD is not damaged or
dirty.
•• Ensure that random mode is deactivated.
Disc cannot be ejected
•• Press and hold .
Preset stations lost.
•• Battery cable is not correctly connected.
Connect the battery cable to the terminal
that is always live.
Display show ERR-12
•• USB data error. Check the USB device.
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11Glossary
M
MP3
A file format with a sound data compression
system. MP3 is the abbreviation of Motion
Picture Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio
Layer 3. With the MP3 format, one CD-R or CDRW can contain about 10 times more data than
a regular CD.
W
WMA (Windows Media Audio)
An audio format owned by Microsoft, is a part of
Microsoft Windows Media technology. Includes
Microsoft Digital Rights Management tools,
Windows Media Video encoding technology, and
Windows Media Audio encoding technology.
Specifications are subject to change without notice
© 2013 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
All rights reserved.
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