Philips AJ3121

Clock Radio
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AJ3121
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CONTROLS (see fig. 1 )
1 SET TIME /ALARM SET
- sets the clock / alarm time
2 HR / MIN
- adjusts the hours / minutes for clock / alarm / sleep time
3 REPEAT ALARM / SLEEP OFF
- switches off the active alarm for a 9 minutes period
- switches off the radio sleep function
4 ALARM RESET
- stops the active alarm for 24 hours
5 SLEEP
- activates the radio for sleep function
- adjusts the sleep period
6 TUNING - tunes to radio stations
7 ALARM indicator - lights up when alarm is activated.
8 FM/MW - selects FM/MW waveband
9 VOLUME - adjusts the sound level
0 RADIO / ALARM
OFF: switches off the radio/alarm
RADIO ON: switches on the radio
ALARM - RADIO: activates the radio for alarm
ALARM - BUZZER: activates the buzzer for alarm
! Power cord - connects to wall outlet
@ Pigtail - improve FM reception
# Battery door - opens to store a 9 volts 6F22 battery (not included) for clock
memory backup.
INSTALLATION
POWER SUPPLY
1 Check if the power supply, as shown on the type plate located on the bottom of the set, corresponds to your local power supply. If it does not, consult
your dealer or service center.
2 Connect the power cord to the wall outlet.
3 To disconnect the set from the power supply completely, remove the
plug from the wall outlet.
CLOCK MEMORY BACKUP
The clock memory backup allows your alarm and clock time settings to be stored
for up to a day when there is a power interruption e.g. power failure. The complete clock radio and display illumination will be switched off. As soon as the
power supply returns, the display will indicate the correct time.
1 Remove the battery door to insert a 9 volts 6F22 type battery (not included)
for backup.
2 Replace the battery door.
NOTE: If no backup battery is installed or the power interruption is prolonged, you
will need to set the clock and alarm times again.
Batteries contain chemical substances so they should be disposed of
properly.
Standby power consumption ..........................................................................1.8 W
RADIO
You can use this set solely as a radio!
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Adjust RADIO / ALARM to RADIO ON to switch on the radio.
Select your waveband by adjusting the FM/MW switch.
Adjust TUNING to tune to your desired station.
Turn the VOLUME control to adjust the volume level.
Adjust RADIO / ALARM to OFF to switch off the radio.
• When sleep function is activated, to switch off the radio, you also need to
press SLEEP OFF button.
To improve reception:
FM:
MW:
Extend and position the pigtail fully to obtain optimal reception.
uses a built-in antenna inside the set. Direct the antenna by adjusting
the position of your set.
SETTING THE CLOCK / ALARM TIME
The time is displayed using the 24-hour clock.
1 Hold down SET TIME / ALARM SET.
2 Press HR or MIN repeatedly, or hold down HR or MIN to adjust minute
and/or hour.
3 Release SET TIME / ALARM SET and HR or MIN when you reach the correct
setting.
™ The set clock time will show on the display and start to run.
SELECTING THE ALARM MODE
To use the alarm, you must set the alarm time first. You can choose from two different alarm modes to wake you up: by radio or buzzer.
1 Select your choice of alarm mode by adjusting RADIO / ALARM to RADIO or
BUZZER.
™ The alarm indicator (AL) will light up.
Helpful Hint:
• If you have selected the radio mode, make sure you have adjusted the volume
loud enough to wake you.
• The buzzer is set at a fixed volume and cannot be adjusted.
SWITCHING OFF THE ALARM
There are three ways of switching off the alarm. Unless you cancel the alarm
completely, the 24 hour alarm reset option will be automatically selected after
1 hour and 59 minutes, from the time your alarm time first goes off.
24 HOUR ALARM RESET
If you want the alarm mode to be stopped immediately but also wish to retain the
same alarm setting for the following day:
• Press ALARM RESET during the alarm call.
™ The alarm indicator (AL) will remain on.
CANCELING THE ALARM COMPLETELY
To cancel the set alarm time before it goes off, or during the alarm call:
• Adjust RADIO / ALARM to OFF position.
™ The alarm indicator (AL) will light off.
REPEAT ALARM
This repeats your alarm call at 9-minute intervals.
1 During the alarm call, press REPEAT ALARM.
2 Repeat if desired for up to 59 minutes.
™ The alarm indicator (AL) will remain on.
SLEEP
This set has a built-in timer which enables the set to be automatically switched
off during radio playback after a set period of time. This allows you to lie back, listen and fall asleep. The maximum sleep time is 1 hour and 59 minutes.
Setting SLEEP
1 Set RADIO / ALARM to OFF position.
2 Set the sleep time to activate sleep function by selecting on the following
ways:
• Simply press SLEEP to set your sleep time to 59 minutes.
• Hold down SLEEP, and press MIN repeatedly to adjust sleep time from 59
minutes downward.
• Hold down SLEEP and press HR to get one more hour sleep time (1:59)
™ To cancel sleep, press SLEEP OFF.
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION
We have reduced packaging to the minimum for easy separation into two
materials: paper and cardboard.
Your set consists of materials which can be recycled if disassembled by a specialized company. Please observe local regulations on the disposal of packing materials and old equipment.
SAFETY INFORMATION
• Install the unit near the AC outlet and where the AC power cord plug can be
easily reached.
• Where the MAINS plug or an appliance coupler is used as the disconnect
device, the disconnet device shall remain readily operable.
• Place the set on a hard and flat surface so that the system does not tilt.
• If you do not intend to use the set for a long time, withdraw the power plug
from the wall outlet. In addition to this, it is advisable to remove the battery
from the clock radio. This will prevent any danger of leakage and the clock
radio will not be damaged.
• Do not expose the set, batteries to humidity, rain, sand or excessive heat
caused by heating equipment or direct sunlight.
• The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing.
• Adequate ventilation with a minimum gap of 15cm between the ventilation
holes and surrounding surfaces is necessary to prevent heat build-up.
• The ventilation should not be impeded by covering the ventilation openings
with items, such as newspapers, table-cloths, curtains, etc..
• No objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the appartus.
• No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the
apparatus.
• To clean the set, use a soft, slightly dampened chamois leather. Do not use any
cleaning agents containing alcohol, ammonia, benzene or abrasives as these
may harm the housing.
CAUTION
- High voltage! Do not open.You run the risk of getting an electric shock.
The machine does not contain any user-serviceable parts.
- Modification of the product could result in hazardous radiation of EMC
or other unsafe operation.
This set complies with the radio interference requirements of the
European Union.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the set for repair.
If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or
service center.
WARNING: Under no circumstances should you try to repair the set yourself, as this
will invalidate the warranty. Do not open the set as there is a risk of
electric shock.
Problem
– Possible Cause
• Remedy
No sound/power
– Volume not adjusted
• Adjust the volume
Occasional crackling sound during FM broadcast
– Weak signal
• Adjust the position of the Pigtail
Continuous crackling/hiss disturbance during MW broadcast
– Electrical interference from TV, computer, fluorescent lamp, etc.
• Move set away from other electrical equipment
The alarm does not function
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Alarm time not set and or alarm mode not selected
Set the alarm time and / select alarm mode
Volume too low for RADIO
Adjust the volume
Radio alarm not adjusted to radio station
Tune to a radio station
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