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User manual
FX15
1Important
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Safety2
Notice3
2 Your Mini Hi-Fi System
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Introduction5
What's in the box
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Overview of the main unit
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Overview of the remote control
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3 Get started
Connect antennas
Connect speakers
Connect power
Prepare the remote control
Install radio stations automatically
Set clock
Turn on
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4Play
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5 Listen to an external device
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Play from a Bluetooth-enabled device
Play a disc
Play from USB
Listen to an MP3 player
Listen to an external audio device
with RCA connectors
6 Play options
Repeat and shuffle play
Display play information
7 Adjust volume level and sound
effect
Adjust volume level
Mute sound
Boost sound power
Select a preset sound effect
Enhance bass
8 Listen to radio
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9 Other features
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Tune to a radio station
Program radio stations automatically
Program radio stations manually
Select a preset radio station
Set the alarm timer
Set the sleep timer
Restore default settings
10 Product information
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Specifications
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USB playability information
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Supported MP3 disc formats
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Maintenance20
11Troubleshooting
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Contents
1Important
Safety
Know these safety symbols
This 'bolt of lightning' indicates uninsulated
material within your unit may cause an electrical
shock. For the safety of everyone in your
household, please do not remove product
covering.
The 'exclamation mark' calls attention to
features for which you should read the enclosed
literature closely to prevent operating and
maintenance problems.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or
electric shock, this apparatus should not be
exposed to rain or moisture and objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, should not be placed
on this apparatus.
CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, match
wide blade of plug to wide slot, and fully insert
the plug.
Important Safety Instructions
a Read these instructions.
b Keep these instructions.
c Heed all warnings.
d Follow all instructions.
e Do not use this apparatus near water.
f Clean only with dry cloth.
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g Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions.
h Do not install near any heat sources such
as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
i Protect the power cord from being
walked on or pinched, particularly at
plugs, convenience receptacles, and the
point where they exit from the apparatus.
j Only use attachments/accessories
specified by the manufacturer.
k Use only with the cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table specified by the
manufacturer or sold with the apparatus.
When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
l Unplug this apparatus during lightning
storms or when unused for long periods
of time.
m Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when
the apparatus 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 apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or
moisture, does not operate normally, or
has been dropped.
n Battery usage CAUTION – To prevent
battery leakage which may result in bodily
injury, property damage, or damage to
the unit:
• Install all batteries correctly, + and - as
marked on the unit.
• Remove batteries when the unit is not
used for a long time.
o Apparatus shall not be exposed to
dripping or splashing.
p Do not place any sources of danger on
the apparatus (e.g. liquid filled objects,
lighted candles).
q Where the MAINS plug or an appliance
coupler is used as the disconnect device,
the disconnect device shall remain readily
operable.
Mains fuse
Warning
•• Never remove the casing of this unit.
•• Never lubricate any part of this unit.
•• Place this unit on a flat, hard and stable surface.
•• Never place this unit on other electrical equipment.
•• Only use this unit indoors. Keep this unit away from
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• Do not mix batteries (old and new or
carbon and alkaline, etc.).
water, moisture and liquid-filled objects.
•• Keep this unit away from direct sunlight, naked flames
or heat.
Caution
•• Never look into the laser beam inside the product.
Notice
This information applies only to products with a
UK mains plug.
This product is fitted with an approved molded
plug. If you replace the fuse, use one with:
• the ratings shown on the plug,
• a BS 1362 approval, and
• the ASTA approval mark.
Contact your dealer if you are not sure about
what type of fuse to use.
Caution: To conform with the EMC directive
(2004/108/EC), do not detach the plug from
the power cord.
Risk of overheating! Never install this apparatus
in a confined space. Always leave a space of
at least four inches around this apparatus for
ventilation. Ensure curtains or other objects
never cover the ventilation slots on this
apparatus.
Hereby, WOOX Innovations declares that this
product is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions
of Directive 1999/5/EC. You can find the
Declaration of Conformity on www.philips.com/
support.
Any changes or modifications made to this
device that are not expressly approved by
WOOX Innovations may void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Philips and the Philips’ Shield Emblem are
registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V.
and are used by WOOX Innovations Limited
under license from Koninklijke Philips N.V.”
Specifications are subject to change without
notice. WOOX reserves the right to change
products at any time without being obliged to
adjust earlier supplies accordingly.
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Disposal of your old product and battery
This equipment should not be used for such
purposes.
Environmental information
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
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.)
This symbol on a product means that the
product is covered by European Directive
2013/56/EU.
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 symbol means that the product contains
batteries covered by European Directive
2006/66/EC which cannot be disposed of with
normal household waste.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are
registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth
SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by WOOX
Innovations is under license.
Inform yourself about the local separate
collection system for electrical and electronic
products and batteries. Follow local rules and
never dispose of the product and batteries
with normal household waste. Correct disposal
of old products and batteries helps prevent
negative consequences for the environment and
human health.
Other trademarks and trade names are those
of their respective owners.
Removing the disposable batteries
To remove the disposable batteries, see battery
installation section.
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.
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The N Mark is a trademark or registered
trademark of NFC Forum, Inc. in the United
States and in other countries.
This apparatus includes this label:
Note
•• The type plate is located on the back of the unit.
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2 Your Mini Hi-Fi
System
Congratulations on your purchase, and
welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the
support that Philips offers, register your product
at www.philips.com/support.
Introduction
With this Hi-Fi system, you can:
• enjoy audio from discs, USB storage
devices, Bluetooth enabled devices, or
other external devices
• listen to FM radio stations
To enrich sound, this Hi-Fi system offers you
these sound effects:
• Max Sound for instant power boost
• Bass boost
• EQ (equalizer) settings
• The unit supports these media formats:
What's in the box
Check and identify the contents of your
package:
• Main unit
• 2 x loudspeakers
• Remote control (with battery)
• FM antenna
• Printed materials
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Overview of the main unit
s r q po n m l
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PROGRAM
g hi j k
• Turn on the unit.
• Switch to normal standby or Eco
Power standby mode.
b SOURCE
• Select a sound source: DISC, BT, USB,
FM, AUDIO IN, or AUX IN.
c MODE
• Select repeat or random play.
d MAX SOUND
• Turn on or off instant power boost for
sound.
e BASS BOOST
• Select a level of dynamic bass
enhancement.
f Volume knob
• Adjust speaker volume.
g EQUALIZER
• Select a preset sound equalizer setting.
h PROGRAM
• Program tracks.
• Program radio stations.
i Disc compartment door
j AUDIO IN
• Connect an external audio device
through a 3.5mm audio cable (not
supplied).
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• Connect a USB mass storage device.
l EJECT
• Open or close the disc compartment.
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• Skip to the previous/next track.
• Tune to a radio station.
n NFC area
• Touch with an NFC compatible device
to set up Bluetooth connection
automatically.
o Display panel
• Show the current status.
p
• Stop play or erase a program.
q FOLDER/PRESET +/• For MP3/WMA tracks, skip to the
previous/next album/folder.
• Select a preset radio station.
r
• Start, pause, or resume play.
s ANTENNA (FM)
• Connect the supplied FM antenna.
t AUX IN (L/R)
• Connect an external audio device
through RCA (red/white) audio cables.
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v AC power connection
• Select a preset radio station.
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Overview of the remote
control
• Tune to a radio station.
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h VOL +/• Adjust speaker volume.
i LIGHT (unavailable for this model)
• Turn on/off the decoration light effect
of the main set.
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j BASS BOOST
• Turn on or off dynamic bass
enhancement.
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k MAX SOUND
• Turn on or off instant power boost for
sound.
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DISP
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• Start, pause, or resume play.
• Confirm selection.
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• Skip to the previous/next track.
• Search within a track/disc/USB.
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• For MP3/WMA tracks, skip to the
previous/next album/folder.
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u Speaker connection sockets
• Connect the supplied loudspeakers.
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l EQ
• Select a preset sound equalizer setting.
m CLOCK
• Set the clock.
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n SLEEP/TIMER
• Set the sleep timer.
• Switch to normal standby or Eco
Power standby mode.
b
• Set the alarm timer.
• Turn on the unit.
• Open or close the disc compartment.
• Turn on or off sleep/alarm timer.
o DISP
• Select display information.
p
• Stop play or erase a program.
c SOURCE
• Select a sound source: DISC, USB, FM,
AUDIO IN, AUX IN or BT.
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d PROG
• Program tracks.
r MODE
• Select repeat or random play.
• Program radio stations.
• Mute or restore sound output.
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3 Get started
Caution
•• Use of controls or adjustments or performance of
procedures other than herein may result in hazardous
radiation exposure or other unsafe operation.
Always follow the instructions in this chapter in
sequence.
If you contact Philips, you will be asked for the
model and serial number of this apparatus. The
model number and serial number are on the
back of the apparatus. Write the numbers here:
Model No. __________________________
Serial No. ___________________________
Note
•• Make sure that the colors of the speaker wires and
terminals are matched.
Insert the wire completely.
• Insert the right speaker wires to "R",
and left speaker wires to "L".
Connect antennas
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For better radio reception, connect the
supplied FM antenna to the ANTENNA
(FM) socket on the back of the main unit.
FM
Connect power
Caution
•• Make sure that the power supply socket used can
support at least 10A current loading.
•• Before connecting the AC power cord, make sure that
you have completed all the other connections.
Connect speakers
Note
•• For optimal sound, use the supplied speakers only.
•• Connect only speakers with impedance that is the
same or higher than the supplied speakers. Refer to the
Specifications section of this manual.
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Connect the AC power cable to the wall
socket.
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»» The unit automatically stores radio
stations with sufficient signal strength.
Note
•• Risk of explosion! Keep batteries away from heat,
»» When all the available radio stations
are stored, the first preset radio station
is broadcast automatically.
sunshine or fire. Never discard batteries in fire.
•• Danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent
type.
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Open the battery compartment.
Insert one AAA battery with correct
polarity (+/-) as indicated.
Set clock
1 In standby mode, hold CLOCK for more
Close the battery compartment.
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Note
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•• If you are not going to use the remote control for a
long time, remove the battery.
•• Batteries contain chemical substances, so they should
be disposed of properly.
Install radio stations
automatically
When you connect power and no radio
stations are stored, the unit automatically begins
to store radio stations.
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Connect the unit to power supply.
»» [AUTO FM INSTALL - PRESS PLAY-STOP CANCEL] (auto FM install
- press PLAY to start - press STOP to
cancel) is displayed.
Press
to start installation.
»» [AUTO] (auto) is displayed.
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Prepare the remote control
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than two seconds to activate clock setting.
»» 'CLOCK SET' is displayed. Then, the 12
hour or 24 hour format is displayed.
Press / repeatedly to select 12 hour
or 24 hour format.
Press CLOCK to confirm.
»» The hour digits are displayed and begin
to blink.
Press / repeatedly to set the hour,
then press CLOCK to confirm.
»» The minute digits are displayed and
begin to blink.
Press / repeatedly to set the minute,
then press CLOCK to confirm the set
clock.
Tip
•• During setting, you can press
to exit clock setting
without saving the earlier operation.
•• During setting, if no action is taken within 90 seconds,
the device exits clock setting automatically without
saving the earlier operation.
•• During play or in ECO Power standby mode, you press
CLOCK to view the set clock.
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Turn on
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Press .
»» The unit switches to the last selected
source.
Switch to standby mode
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Press again to switch the unit to normal
standby mode.
»» The clock (if set) is displayed on the
panel.
To switch to ECO Power standby mode:
• Press and hold for more than two
seconds.
»» The display panel is dimmed.
»» The ECO power indicator on the left
of the display panel lights up red.
Note
•• The unit switches to Eco Power standby mode after 10
minutes in standby mode.
To switch between normal standby mode and
ECO Power standby mode:
• Press and hold for more than two
seconds.
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Option 1: Pair and connect through NFC
Play from a Bluetoothenabled device
Note
•• The effective operation range between the unit and
your Bluetooth enabled device is approximately 10
meters (30 feet).
•• Any obstacle between the unit and the Bluetooth
enabled device can reduce the operational range.
•• Compatibility with all Bluetooth devices is not
guaranteed.
•• The unit can memorize up to 4 previously connected
Bluetooth devices.
Near Field Communication (NFC) is a
technology that enables short-range wireless
communication between various NFC
compatible devices, such as mobile phones and
IC tags.
With the NFC function, data communication
can be achieved easily just by touching the
relevant symbol or designated location on NFC
compatible devices.
Note
•• Compatibility with all NFC devices is not guaranteed.
To enjoy music through the unit wirelessly, you
need to pair your Bluetooth enabled device
with the unit.
NFC
Choose your best Bluetooth pairing method
based on the preconditions listed below.
Precondition
Your Bluetooth device supports both NFC (Near Field
Communication) and A2DP
(Advanced Audio Distribution Profile).
Your Bluetooth device only
supports A2DP (Advanced
Audio Distribution Profile).
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Pairing method
Choose Option 1
(recommended)
or Option 2.
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Choose Option
2.
Before pairing and connection, you need
to:
apress SOURCErepeatedly to select
the Bluetooth source.
»» [BT] (Bluetooth) flashes on the
screen.
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2
PROGRAM
Enable the NFC feature on your Bluetooth
enabled device (see the user manual of the
device for details).
Touch the NFC area of the external device
with the NFC area on the top of the unit
until you hear a beep.
»» After successful pairing and connection,
'BT CONNECTED' (BT connected)
scrolls on the screen once.
benable the Bluetooth feature on your
external device.
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Pair and connect
Option 2: Pair and connect manually
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To clear Bluetooth pairing history:
• Press and hold both on the remote
control for three seconds.
PROGRAM
Play a disc
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PROGRAM
Philips FX15
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On the Bluetooth enabled device, search
for Bluetooth devices that can be paired
(see the user manual of the device).
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3
Select 'Philips FX15' on your Bluetooth
enabled device and if necessary input
'0000' as the pairing password.
»» After successful pairing and connection,
'BT CONNECTED' (BT connected)
scrolls on the screen once.
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Stream music through Bluetooth
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Play audio on the Bluetooth device
connected to the unit.
»» Audio streams from your Bluetooth
enabled device to the unit.
Tip
Press SOURCE repeatedly to select the
disc source.
Press
Press again to close the disc
compartment.
»» Play starts automatically.
• To pause/resume play, press
• To select another track, press
• To select an album, press
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/
.
• To search within a track, press and
hold
/ , then release to resume
normal play.
Play from USB
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(Audio Video Remote Control Profile), you can use
some basic operation buttons of the unit (such as the
play/pause, stop and previous/next buttons) to control
music play.
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• To stop play, press .
•• If the Bluetooth enabled device also supports AVRCP
To disconnect the Bluetooth-enabled device:
• Press and hold
on the remote control
for three seconds.
• Deactivate Bluetooth on your device; or
• Move the device beyond the
communication range.
to open the disc compartment.
Load a disc onto the disc tray, with the
printed side facing up.
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PROGRAM
Note
•• Make sure that the USB device contains playable audio
contents in supported formats. The NTFS file format is
not supported.
•• A USB hub is not supported.
•• Some card readers may not be supported.
.
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Plug the USB device into the
the main unit.
socket on
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Press SOURCErepeatedly to select the
USB source.
Press
Press
/
to select a folder.
/
to select an audio file.
If play does not start automatically, press
.
• To pause/resume play, press
.
• To stop play, press .
• To search within an audio file, press
and hold
/ , then release to
resume normal play.
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5 Listen to an
external device
Listen to an external audio
device with RCA connectors
You can listen to an external audio device
through the speakers of this unit.
Listen to an MP3 player
L
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PROGRAM
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2
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Press SOURCE repeatedly to select the
AUDIO IN source.
Connect a 3.5mm audio cable (not
supplied) to:
• the 3.5mm audio input socket on the
front of the unit.
• the headphone socket on the MP3
player.
Start play on the MP3 player (see the
player user manual).
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Press SOURCE repeatedly to select the
AUX IN source.
Connect a pair of RCA audio cables (red/
white; not supplied) to:
• the AUX IN (L/R) socket on the back
of the unit.
• the RCA audio output sockets (red/
white) on the external device.
Start play on the external device (see the
device user manual).
Display play information
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6 Play options
During play, press DISP repeatedly to
select different play information.
Repeat and shuffle play
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During disc play, press MODE repeatedly
to select:
• REPEAT ONE: the current track is
played repeatedly.
• REPEAT ALL: all tracks are played
repeatedly.
• SHUFFLE: all tracks in the current
folder are played randomly.
• REPEAT OFF: normal play is resumed.
Tip
•• Shuffle play cannot be selected when you play
programmed tracks.
You can program a maximum of 20 tracks.
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2
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In DISC/USB mode, press to stop
play, then press PROG to activate track
programming.
»» [PROGRAM] (program) is displayed.
For MP3 tracks, press
album/folder.
/
to select an
Press
/
to select a track number,
then press PROGto confirm.
Repeat steps 2 to 3 to select and store all
tracks to program.
Press
to play the programmed tracks.
• To erase the program, when play is
stopped, press .
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7 Adjust volume
level and sound
effect
The equalizer setting feature allows you to
enjoy special preset sound effects.
• During play, press EQ repeatedly to select:
• [ROCK] (rock)
• [POPJ (pop)
Note
•• MAX sound and bass boost cannot be activated at the
same time.
• [JAZZ] (jazz)
• [TECHNO] (techno)
• [SAMBA] (samba)
Adjust volume level
Caution
•• For your hearing health and being consideration of
other people, it is not recommended to listen at high
volume levels for a long time.
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Select a preset sound effect
During play, press VOL +/- to increase/
decrease the volume level.
Enhance bass
You can manually select the level of dynamic
bass boost (DBB) that best suits your listening
environment.
• During play, press BASS BOOST
repeatedly to select:
• DBB 1
• DBB 2
• DBB 3
• DBB off
»» If DBB is activated, DBB is displayed.
Mute sound
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During play, press
sound.
to mute/unmute
Boost sound power
The MAX sound feature gives an instant boost
to the sound power .
• Press MAX SOUND to turn on or off the
instant power boost.
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Tune to a radio station
1 Press SOURCE repeatedly to select FM.
2 Press and hold / for more than two
seconds.
»» [SEARCH] (search) is displayed.
3
»» The radio tunes to a station with
strong reception automatically.
Repeat step 2 to tune to more stations.
• To tune to a weak station, press
/
repeatedly until you find optimal
reception.
Program radio stations
automatically
You can program a maximum of 20 FM preset
radio stations.
• In tuner mode, press and hold PROG
for more than two seconds to activate
automatic programming.
»» [AUTO] (auto) is displayed.
Program radio stations
manually
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8 Listen to radio
You can program a maximum of 20 FM preset
radio stations.
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2
3
4
Tune to a radio station.
Press PROG to activate program mode.
Press / to allocate a number to this
radio station, then press PROG to confirm.
Repeat the above steps to program other
stations.
Tip
•• To overwrite a programmed station, store another
station in its place.
Select a preset radio station
•
In FM mode, press
number.
/
to select a preset
Tip
•• Position the antennas as far as possible from TV, VCR or
other radiation source.
•• For optimal reception, fully extend the FM antenna.
»» All available stations are programmed
in the order of waveband reception
strength.
»» The first programmed radio station is
broadcast automatically.
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9 Other features
Set the alarm timer
This unit can be used as an alarm clock. You can
select disc, radio or USB as alarm source.
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Make sure that you have set the clock
correctly.
Press and hold SLEEP/TIMER for more
than two seconds.
»» 'TIMER SET' is displayed. Then, a
prompt to select the sound source is
displayed.
Press SOURCE to select a source from
DISC, USB and FM, then press SLEEP/
TIMER to confirm.
»» In 12 hour format, AM or PM is
displayed. In this case, press / to
select AM or PM. Then the hour digits
are displayed and begin to blink.
»» In 24 hour format, the hour digits are
displayed and begin to blink.
Press / repeatedly to set the hour,
then press SLEEP/TIMER to confirm.
»» The minute digits are displayed and
begin to blink.
Press / repeatedly to set the minute,
then press SLEEP/TIMER to confirm.
»» A prompt to select the volume level is
displayed.
Press VOL +/- to select the desired
volume level, then press SLEEP/TIMER to
confirm.
»» The alarm timer is set and activated.
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To deactivate or re-activate an alarm timer
• In standby mode, press SLEEP/TIMER
repeatedly.
»» When the alarm timer is deactivated,
''TIMER OFF is displayed.
»» When the alarm timer is re-activated,
'TIMER ON' is displayed.
Tip
•• In BT, AUDIO IN or AUX IN mode, the alarm timer
cannot be set.
•• If the disc or USB source is selected but no audio file
can be played, FM radio is activated automatically.
Set the sleep timer
This unit can switch to standby automatically
after a set period of time.
• When the unit is turned on, press SLEEP/
TIMER repeatedly to select a set period of
time (in minutes).
To deactivate sleep timer
• Press SLEEP/TIMER repeatedly until [OFF]
(off) is displayed.
Restore default settings
You can also restore the default settings of the
unit.
• In any mode, press and hold both
and
PRESET - on the front panel for more than
five seconds.
»» After a while, 'RESET OK' is displayed.
Then, the device reboots automatically.
Speakers
Speaker Impedance
Speaker Driver
Sensitivity
Note
•• Product information is subject to change without prior
notice.
8ohm
5.25" woofer*2 + 2"
tweeter*2
86dB/1m*1w
General information-Specs
AC power
Operation power
consumption
USB direct
Bluetooth
Specifications
Amplifier
Total output power
Frequency response
Signal-to- noise ratio
Aux input
Audio input
240W RMS
(30%THD)
60Hz -20KHz, ±3dB
>70 dBA
2000mV RMS
22kohm
1000mV RMS
22kohm
Disc
Laser type
Disc diameter
Support disc
Audio DAC
Total harmonic
distortion
Audio SNR
220V-240V~
50Hz
45 W
Version 2.0
Bluetooth® version
V2.1 + EDR
Frequency band
2.402-2.480
GHzISM
Range
10m (free space)
Dimensions
Main Unit (W x H x D)
467 x 140 x
320 mm
Speaker Box (W x H x D)
205 x 309 x
145 mm
Weight
Semiconductor
12cm/8cm
CD-DA, CD-R, CDRW, MP3-CD
24Bits / 44.1kHz
<10% (1 kHz)
>70dBA
Tuner
FM tuning range
FM tuning grid
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87.5 - 108MHz
50KHz
Main Unit
3.1 kg
Speaker Box
2.2 kg each
USB playability information
Compatible USB devices:
• USB flash memory (USB 2.0 or USB
1.1)
• USB flash players (USB 2.0 or USB 1.1)
• memory cards (requires an additional
card reader to work with this unit)
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Supported formats:
• USB or memory file format FAT16,
FAT32 (sector size: 512 bytes)
• MP3 bit rate (data rate): 32-320 Kbps
and variable bit rate
• Directory nesting up to a maximum of
7 levels
• Number of albums/ folders: maximum
99
• Number of tracks/titles: maximum 999
• ID3 tag v2.0 or later
Maintenance
Clean the cabinet
• Use a soft cloth slightly moistened with
a mild detergent solution. Do not use a
solution containing alcohol, spirits, ammonia
or abrasives.
Clean discs
• When a disc becomes dirty, clean it with
a cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the
centre out.
• File name in Unicode UTF8 (maximum
length: 128 bytes)
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
Supported MP3 disc formats
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ISO9660, Joliet
Maximum title number: 999 (depending on
file name length)
Maximum album number: 99
Supported sampling frequencies: 32 kHz,
44.1kHz, 48 kHz
Supported Bit-rates: 32-320 (kbps),
variable bit rates
ID3 tag v2.0 or later
Directory nesting up to a maximum of 7
levels
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Do not use solvents such as benzene,
thinner, commercially available cleaners,
or antistatic spray intended for analogue
records.
Clean the disc lens
• After prolonged use, dirt or dust may
accumulate at the disc lens. To ensure good
play quality, clean the disc lens with Philips
CD lens cleaner or any commercially
available cleaner. Follow the instructions
supplied with cleaner.
Warning
•• 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 the apparatus is nearby and the
model number and serial number are available.
No power
•• Ensure that the AC power plug of the unit
is connected properly.
•• Ensure that there is power at the AC
outlet.
•• To save power, the unit switches to
standby automatically 15 minutes after
a play reaches the end and no control is
operated.
No sound or poor sound
•• Adjust the volume.
•• Check that the speakers are connected
correctly.
•• Check if the stripped speaker wires are
clamped.
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Insert the battery with their polarities (+/–
signs) aligned as indicated.
Replace the battery.
Aim the remote control directly at the
sensor on the front of the main unit.
No disc detected
•• Insert a disc.
•• Check if the disc is inserted upside down.
•• Wait until the moisture condensation at
the lens has cleared.
•• Replace or clean the disc.
•• Use a finalized CD or correct format disc.
Cannot display some files in USB device
•• The number of folders or files in the USB
device has exceeded a certain limit. This
phenomenon is not a malfunction.
•• The formats of these files are not
supported.
USB device not supported
•• The USB device is incompatible with the
unit. Try another one.
Poor radio reception
•• Increase the distance between the unit and
your TV or VCR.
•• If the signal is too weak, adjust the antenna
or connect an external antenna for better
reception.
Clock/timer setting erased
•• Power has been interrupted or the power
cord has been disconnected.
•• Reset the clock/timer.
Left and right sound outputs reversed
•• Check the speaker connections and
location.
Timer does not work
•• Set the clock correctly.
•• Switch on the timer.
No response from the unit
•• Disconnect and reconnect the AC power
plug, then turn on the unit again.
Music playback is unavailable on the system
even after successful Bluetooth connection.
•• The device cannot be used with the unit
to play music.
Remote control does not work
•• Before you press any function button, first
select the correct source with the remote
control instead of the main unit.
•• Reduce the distance between the remote
control and the unit.
The audio quality is poor after connection
with a Bluetooth-enabled device.
•• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move the
device closer to the unit or remove any
obstacle between the device and the unit.
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11Troubleshooting
Cannot connect with the unit.
•• The device does not support the profiles
required for the unit.
•• The Bluetooth function of the device is not
enabled. Refer to the user manual of the
device for how to enable the function.
•• The unit is not in pairing mode.
•• The unit is already connected with another
Bluetooth-enabled device. Disconnect that
device or all other connected devices and
then try again.
The paired mobile phone connects and
disconnects constantly.
•• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move the
mobile phone closer to the unit or remove
any obstacle between the mobile phone
and the unit.
•• Some mobile phones may connect and
disconnect constantly when you make
or end calls. This does not indicate any
malfunction of the unit.
•• For some mobile phones, the Bluetooth
connection may be deactivated
automatically as a power-saving feature.
This does not indicate any malfunction of
the unit.
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to in this document as WOOX Innovations, and is the
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