Emerson GP808 Owner's Manual

AM/FM CLOCK RADIO
with SURE-ALARM™
BATTERY BACK-UP and
NIGHT LIGHT
OWNER'S MANUAL
GP808
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WARNI NG
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT USE THIS PLUG WITH AN
EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES
CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE. TO PREVENT FIRE
OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
W AR N I N G
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intented to
alert the user to the presence
of uninsulated ‘dangerous voltage’
within the product’s enclosure
that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk
of electric shock to persons.
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT REMOVE COVER
(OR BACK), NO USER
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE
REFER SERVICING TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
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The exclamation point within
an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to
the presence of important
operating and maintenance
(ser vi ci ng) instr ucti ons in
the liter ature accompanying the appl iance.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has
two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third
grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided
plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments / accessories specified by the manufacturer.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
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.
This appliance shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing water and no object filled with
liquids such as vases shall be placed on the apparatus.
Do not overload wall outlet. Use only power source as indicated.
Use replacement parts as specified by the manufacturer.
The product may be mounted to a wall only if recommended by the manufacturer.
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician to
perform safety checks.
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Thank you for purchasing this Girlpower AM/FM Clock Radio with Sure-Alarm™
Battery Back Up System. It has been designed and engineered to provide you with
many years of reliable operation with a minimum of care. Listen to your favorite
AM/FM radio stations, wake up to the radio or an electronic buzzer alarm, sleep to
music with the auto shut-off timer and use the Snooze Alarm when you need a few
more minutes sleep before you can get up and face a new day.
The Sure-Alarm™ Battery Back Up System not only maintains the time and alarm
settings in case of a power failure, but it will also wake you up even if the power is
'Off' at the selected alarm time, as long as the back up battery has sufficient power.
Please read this instruction manual completely to make sure that you understand
all of the features of your new clock radio, and please save this manual for future
reference. If you experience any problems with the set up or operation of this
radio, please call the Emerson Radio Corporation Customer Service Hotline, toll
free at: 1-800-898-9020.
The serial number of your radio is located on a label on the bottom of the cabinet.
We suggest that you record the serial number in the space below for future
reference.
Model No: GP808
Serial Number:
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IMPORTANT NOTES
• Avoid installing this unit in places
exposed to direct sunlight or close to
heat radiating appliances such as
electric heaters, on top of other stereo
equipment that radiates too much
heat, places lacking ventilation or
dusty areas, places subject to
constant vibration and/or humid or
moist areas.
• Before turning on the power, make
certain that the power cord is properly
installed.
• When moving the clock, be sure to
first disconnect the power cord and
remove cords connected to other
equipment.
• Do not attempt to clean this unit with
chemical solvents as this might
damage the finish. Use a clean dry
cloth.
• Operate controls and switches as
described in the manual.
FCC INFORMATION
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Re-orient or re-locate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
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PREPARATION FOR USE
UNPACKING AND SET UP
• Remove all packing materials from the unit. Also remove any descriptive labels
from the front or top of the radio. Do not remove any labels from the back or
bottom of the radio.
• Place the radio on a stable shelf, desk, nightstand, table, etc, convenient to a
120V 60Hz AC outlet, and away from direct sunlight or sources of heat,
humidity, moisture, dust, or vibration.
• Unwind the AC power cord. The FM antenna is built into the power cord so be
sure to extend it to its full length for best FM reception.
BACK UP BATTERY INSTALLATION
The Back Up battery compartment is located on the bottom of the radio. Open the
battery door, as shown in the illustration, and connect a 9V battery (not included)
to the battery terminals. The battery can only be connected one way. Push the
battery back into the battery compartment and replace the battery door.
Press
9V
OLT
Note: Use only a well known brand of Alkaline battery for longest life and best
performance.
In the event of a temporary power interruption the clock display will go off, but the
back up battery will maintain the time and alarm settings. When power is restored
the clock display will come on again and the time and alarm settings will be correct.
POWER FAILURE INDICATION
If you do not install a battery, or if the battery is exhausted and the power is
interrupted, the time and alarm settings will be lost. When power is restored the
display will begin flashing. This flashing display is your indication that the clock is
incorrect and you must reset both the time and alarm settings.
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POWER SOURCE
This radio is designed to operate on normal 120V 60Hz AC house current only.
Operating the radio with any other power supply may cause damage to the unit
which is not covered by your warranty.
Fully extend the AC power cord and insert the plug into a polarized AC120V 60Hz
outlet. Note that this unit has a polarized AC plug with one wide blade and one
narrow blade. This is a safety feature designed to protect you from electric shock.
If this plug will not fit into your outlet you may have an outdated, non-polarized
outlet. Do not try to defeat this safety feature by using an adapter, or filing the
wider blade on the plug to make it fit into your outlet. Contact a licensed electrician
to replace your outdated outlet.
AC Outlet
AC Plug
Note: Be sure to connect this radio to an outlet that is always 'live'. Do not connect
this unit to an outlet that is controlled by a wall switch.
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LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
1.) ALARM Set/RESET Button.
10.) MINUTE Button.
2.) Power Switch.
11.) TUNING Control.
(BUZZ/AUTO/ON/OFF)
12.) HOUR Button.
3.) SLEEP Button.
13.) CLOCK Set Button.
4.) NIGHT LIGHT
14.) SNOOZE Button.
5.) NIGHT LIGHT Selector Switch.
15.) Battery Compartment (Bottom of unit).
(HI/LO/OFF)
16.) Tuning Dial.
6.) Speaker.
17.) AUTO(Alarm) ‘On’Indicator.
7.) AC Power Cord.
18.) AM Indicator.
8.) VOLUME Control.
19.) Clock Display.
9.) BAND (AM/FM)Selector.
20.) Bulb Holder (Bottom of cabinet)
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
SETTING THE CLOCK
When the unit is plugged in for the first time the clock will show (AM) "12:00" and
the display will flash. The flashing will stop after the clock has been set.
AM indicator
AUTO ‘On’indicator
1.) Depress the CLOCK button and the HOUR button together to adjust the clock
to the correct hour, then release the buttons.
Note: Be sure to set the hour correctly for AM or PM. If the AM Indicator is
On', the time displayed is AM. If the AM indicator is 'Off', the time displayed is
PM.
2.) Depress the CLOCK button and the MINUTE button together to adjust the
clock to the correct minute, then release the buttons.
SETTING THE WAKE UP TIME
1.) Depress the ALARM button and the HOUR button together to adjust the clock
display to the correct wake-up hour, then release the buttons. Be sure to set
the wake-up hour correctly for either AM or PM.
2.) Depress the ALARM button and the MINUTE button together to adjust the
clock display to the correct wake-up minute, then release the buttons.
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LISTENING TO RADIO
1.) Set the BAND switch to the desired band, AM or FM.
2.) Set the VOLUME control to a low setting.
3.) Slide the Power switch to the 'ON' position.
4.) Use the TUNING control to select the desired station.
5.) Adjust the VOLUME control to a comfortable level.
6.) When you are finished listening, slide the Power switch to the 'OFF' position.
Hints For Better Reception
FM
The FM antenna is inside the power cord. Make sure the power cord is fully
extended for best reception.
AM
The AM antenna is inside the radio cabinet. If AM reception is unsatisfactory, tr y
rotating or repositioning the cabinet until you find the position that provides the
best reception for that particular station.
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WAKE TO RADIO
1.) Depress the ALARM/RESET button. The display will change from the correct
time to wake up time. Adjust the wake up time as described on page 7, if
necessary.
2.) Slide the Power switch to the 'ON' position and select the station and the
volume level that you want to hear when you wake up.
3.) Slide the Power switch to the 'AUTO' position. The radio will turn off and the
AUTO indicator comes on.
4.) At the selected wake up time the radio will turn 'On' automatically. It will play
for 1 hour and 59 minutes and then shut off automatically and reset itself for
the following day.
5.) To stop the radio sooner press the ALARM/RESET button. The radio stops
immediately and the alarm resets itself for the following day. To cancel the
alarm completely slide the Power switch to the ‘OFF’position. The AUTO
indicator goes off.
WAKE TO BUZZER ALARM
1.) Depress the ALARM button. The display will change from the correct time to
wake up time. Adjust the wake up time as described on page 7, if necessary.
2.) Slide the Power switch to the 'BUZZ' position. The AUTO indicator comes on.
3.) At the selected wake up time an electronic buzzer alarm will turn 'On'
automatically. It will continue for 1 hour and 59 minutes and then shut off
automatically and reset itself for the following day.
4.) To stop the buzzer alarm sooner, press the ALARM/RESET button. The buzzer
stops immediately and the alarm resets itself for the following day. To cancel
the alarm completely slide the Power switch to the ‘OFF’position. The AUTO
indicator goes off.
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SNOOZE (REPEAT ALARM)
If you need a few extra minutes sleep when the alarm comes on in the morning,
press the SNOOZE button. The alarm will stop for approximately 9 minutes, and
then turn on again. This operation can be repeated several times if necessary.
SLEEP TO MUSIC TIMER
The sleep to music timer allows you to fall asleep to music for up to 1 hour and 59
minutes, and then shuts the radio off automatically.
The sleep timer can be activated when the Power switch is set to the 'OFF', 'AUTO',
or 'BUZZ' positions.
1.) Depress the SLEEP button to start the sleep timer. The display indicates
"0:59" and the radio turns ‘On’.
2.) To adjust the amount of sleep timer operation, continue to hold the SLEEP
button and depress the MINUTE button. The display starts counting down
from 59 minutes. Release the MINUTE button when the display shows the
desired minute. To add 1 hour, continue to hold the SLEEP button and press
the HOUR button once.
3.) When the desired amount of sleep time appears on the display, release all
the buttons. The radio will continue to play until the sleep timer counts down
to "0:00", and then the radio shuts off automatically.
4.) To shut off the radio and cancel the sleep timer before it counts down to
"0:00", press the SNOOZE button. The radio stops immediately.
IMPORTANT:
Remember that the station and volume setting that you select for sleep timer
operation are the same settings you will hear the following morning if you have
the alarm set for 'WAKE TO RADIO'.
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NIGHT LIGHT
Slide the NIGHT LIGHT switch to either the ‘LO’ or ‘HI’ position to turn on the
nightlight. Slide to the ‘OFF’position to turn the nightlight off.
BULB REPLACEMENT
To change the bulb use a coin to turn the bulb holder clockwise slightly until it pops
up from the bottom cabinet. Remove the bulb holder and discard the old bulb.
Place the new bulb in the bulb holder and insert the bulb holder into the cabinet.
Turn counterclockwise slightly to lock it in place. See following illustration.
CLOSE
COIN
OPEN
Replacement Bulb Information:
Type No: PR12
Rating: DC6V, 0.5A.
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CARE AND MAINTENANCE
There are no user serviceable parts inside this radio. Please refer all service
problems to a qualified service facility. See the warranty page of this manual for
further details.
If the cabinet becomes dusty, wipe the exterior with a soft dust cloth only. Never
use dusting sprays or polishes on the cabinet.
If the cabinet becomes dirty or smudged with fingerprints it may be wiped with a
soft cloth that has been slightly dampened with a mild soap and water solution.
Always disconnect the power cord from the AC outlet before cleaning, and never
allow any liquid to get inside the cabinet.
Note: If there is no battery in the back-up battery compartment, the Time and Alarm
settings will be lost when the power cord is disconnected for cleaning. Reset
the clock and wake up times after reconnecting the power cord.
TO FIND THE LOCATION AND PHONE NUMBER
OF Y OUR NEA RES T SERVI CE CE NT ER
PERMITTED TO PERFORM WARRANTY...
SERVICE
CALL TOLL FREE: 1-800-695-0098
FOR ADDITIONAL SET-UP OR OPERATING ASSISTANCE
PLEASE CALL:
1-800-898-9020
FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE, PLEASE WRITE TO:
Emerson Radio Corp.
Consumer Affairs Dept.
1901 Diplomat Drive,
Farmers Branch, TX 75234.
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LIMITED WARRANTY
Emerson Radio Corp. warrants manufacturing defects in original material, including original
parts and workmanship, under normal use and conditions, for a period of ninety (90) days
from the date of original purchase in the U.S. With your dated proof of purchase, we will
provide repair service at no charge for labor and parts (excluding bulbs) at an authorized
Depot Repair Facility, or replace the product in our discretion. For repair or replacement,
pack your unit in a padded box, enclose your check or money order payable to Emerson
Radio Corp. in the amount of $5.00 (not required by California residents) to cover shipping
and handling costs, and enclose a copy of your proof of purchase. Send your unit to:
Emerson Radio Corp.
1901 Diplomat Drive.
Farmers Branch, TX 75234.
This warranty does not cover damage from negligence, misuse, abuse, accident, failure to
follow operating instructions, commercial use, rental, repairs by an unauthorized facility,
or products purchased, used, serviced or damaged outside of the United States.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO
HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
AU898I
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BY
EMERSON
Part No. : 21-2032
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