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891kHz
1089kHz
1260kHz
77.1MHz
82.5MHz
1 ch
3 ch
5 ch
12 ch
NHK 1
NHK 2
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NHK
NHK
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747kHz
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82.5MHz
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88.2MHz
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3 ch
5 ch
12 ch
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693kHz
810kHz
954kHz
1134kHz
1197kHz
1242kHz
1530kHz
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78.8MHz
80.0MHz
80.3MHz
81.6MHz
83.2MHz
86.3MHz
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3 ch
4 ch
6 ch
8 ch
10 ch
12 ch
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NHK 2
FEN
TBS
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TOKYO FM
NHK FM
NHK FM
NHK FM
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693kHz
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954kHz
1134kHz
1242kHz
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76.1MHz
78.0MHz
78.6MHz
79.5MHz
80.0MHz
81.3MHz
82.5MHz
84.7MHz
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3 ch
4 ch
6 ch
8 ch
10 ch
12 ch
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NHK FM
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FM 1
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TV 1
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558kHz
666kHz
828kHz
1008kHz
1143kHz
1179kHz
1314kHz
1431kHz
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80.2MHz
82.8MHz
85.1MHz
86.5MHz
88.1MHz
89.4MHz
89.9MHz
2 ch
4 ch
6 ch
8 ch
10 ch
12 ch
NHK 1
NHK 2
ABC
KBS
FM802
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FM
NHK FM
NHK FM
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4 ch
7 ch
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NHK 1
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NHK
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1431kHz
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78.9MHz
80.7MHz
81.8MHz
82.5MHz
83.6MHz
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3 ch
5 ch
9 ch
11 ch
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78.7MHz
80.7MHz
81.6MHz
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76.6MHz
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Notes
• Remove the charger unit from the
wall outlet as soon as possible after
the rechargeable battery has been
charged. Overcharging may damage
the rechargeable battery.
• Only the NC-6WM rechargeable
battery (supplied) can be used with
the supplied battery charger.
• Be sure not to short-circuit the
battery. When you carry it with you,
use the supplied carrying case. If
you do not use the carrying case, do
not carry with other metallic objects
such as keys in your pocket.
Using on AC Power
Before using the Walkman, remove
the rechargeable battery if it is
installed. Attach the supplied
battery case and connect the AC
power adaptor AC-E15L for Japan
(not supplied) or AC-E15HG for
overseas (not supplied) to the DC IN
1.5V jack of the battery case. Do not
use any other AC power adaptor.
2
3
Connect the micro plug
firmly to the remote control.
Then connect the remote
control firmly to the
2REMOTE jack and switch
the Hold function off.
If the earphones do not fit to
your ears or the sound is
unbalanced, turn round the
earphones a little to fit to
your ears firmly.
Open the cassette holder and
insert a cassette.
Press œ(play)•REPEAT
and adjust the volume with
the volume dial.
•
4
Listening to the
Radio
1
2
3
4
5
Note
• When the tape is playing, the
cassette holder does not open.
To
Press
change the tape
transport
direction
stop the tape
fast-forward the
tape
rewind the tape
rapidly
repeat the
current track
(Repeat Single
Track function)
ϥREPEAT
(during playback)
p (stop)
FF•AMS
(in the stop mode)
REW•AMS
(in the stop mode)
ϥREPEAT
(2 seconds or more
during playback)
To stop a single
repeat, press it again.
find the beginning FF•AMS (once/
of the next track/ repeatedly
succeeding 3 tracks during
(AMS* function)
playback)
find the beginning REW•AMS
of the current track/ (once/repeatedly
previous 2 tracks
during playback)
(AMS function)
play the same side REW•AMS
from the beginning (2 seconds or more
(Auto Rewind
in the stop mode)
Play function)
play the other side FF•AMS
from the beginning (2 seconds or more
(Skip Reverse
in the stop mode)
function)
* Automatic Music Sensor
To select a tape playing
mode
Use the Åa (playback
mode)•BL SKIP (blank skip)
selector as follows:
To
Set the
selector to
playback both sides
a•ON
repeatedly, switch the
BL SKIP on (fast-forward
the tape to the next track
if there is a blank space
longer than 12 seconds)
playback both sides
Å•OFF
once from the side
facing the tape holder,
switch the BL SKIP off
When you are listening to a
tape recorded with the
Dolby*B NR system
Connect the micro plug
firmly to the remote control.
Then connect the remote
control firmly to the
2REMOTE jack and switch
the Hold function off.
Press BAND•RADIO ON to
turn on the radio.
Press ASP button until
“AREA” will be displayed.
After the FM frequency and
“PRESET 1” is displayed,
press BAND•RADIO ON to
select AM, FM or TV.
Press PRESET+/– to select
the preset number you wish
to listen to and adjust the
volume using the volume
dial.
To turn off the radio, press
p•RADIO OFF.
Next time you listen to the
radio in the same area, you
can skip step 3.
5
6
1
2
3
When you are listening to FM or
TV, extend the earphones cord for
better reception. When you are
listening to AM, rotate the unit
horizontally for optimum reception.
When you are listening to an
FM stereo broadcast
Set the FM ST/MONO selector to
ST (stereo).
If the reception is poor, set it to
MONO (monaural).
What the ASP button does
(ASP function)
This Walkman stores the main
stations of nine areas of Japan
(Sapporo, Sendai, North Kanto,
South Kanto, Nagoya, Osaka,
Hiroshima, and Fukuoka and
Shinkansen). You can tune in the
originally stored stations by simply
pressing the ASP button. If you are
out of the areas when you press the
ASP button, the Walkman searches
and stores receivable stations
automatically.
If the ASP function does not store
the desired station, or you want to
customize the preset number of the
stations, see Tuning in the Radio
Manually or Storing Radio Stations
Manually and Receiving the Stations
as following.
Tuning in the Radio
Manually (Manual tuning)
Turn on the radio and select the
desired band. Then press TUNE +/–.
If you press and hold TUNE +/– for
more than few seconds, the
Walkman will start tuning the
stations automatically.
Receiving Stations
Outside Japan
1
2
3
Press BAND•RADIO ON to
turn on the radio.
Press ENTER. The frequency
numbers, "PRESET" and a
preset number will flash in
the display.
Press and hold
BAND•RADIO ON until
“AREA 1” flashes in the
display.
While “AREA 1” is flashing,
press PRESET+/– repeatedly
to select either area “USA”
(USA, Canada and Central
and South America) or “Eur”
(Europe and other countries)
and then press ENTER.
Press and hold ASP until “1”
changes to “A”, to store the
radio stations (both AM and
FM) automatically.
The Walkman starts searching
and storing stations.
Press BAND•RADIO ON to
select the desired band and
press PRESET+/– to select a
station.
Storing Radio Stations
Manually and Receiving
the Stations (ManualMemory function)
To improve radio reception
Set the a NR (Dolby noise
reduction) selector to ON.
* Dolby noise reduction manufactured
under license from Dolby
Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
“DOLBY” and the double-D symbol
a are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
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3
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AVLS
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BL SKIP
ENTER
MB
5
7
BAND•RADIO ON
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5
6
SOUND/AVLS
PRESET
Sony alkaline LR6 (WM)
Playback
Radio/TV reception
AC-E15HG
BAND•RADIO ON
AM FM TV
10
9
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•
•
3 AC
(Approx. hours)
)•BL SKIP
0 a (DOLBY) NR
90
Before using the rechargeable
battery, you must charge it
with the supplied battery
charger.
Japanese model: Fullcharging takes about 2 hours.
World model: 50%-charging
takes about 30 minutes. Fullcharging takes about 60
minutes (then the charge
lamp goes off).
Open the rechargeable
battery compartment lid at
the left side of the Walkman
and insert the charged
battery.
4
8
HOLD
HOLD
5
3
11
ASP
8
2
7 HOLD (
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AC-E15HG (
NC-6WM
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1
Using with a
Rechargeable Battery
6
FM
FM
AM
TV
Playing a Tape
Attach the battery case to the
Walkman, and then insert one R6
(size AA) battery (supplied) with
correct polarity.
7
BATT
6 BAND•RADIO ON
PRESET
ENTER
80.0 23.5 mm ( /
/
150 g
210 g (
NC-6WM
R
Using with a Dry Battery
3
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AM FM
TUNE
4
FM: 87.5
AM: 530
FM: 87.5
AM: 531
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Choosing Power
Sources
z Operating the
Walkman
4
5
Turn on the radio and select
the desired band.
Press ENTER. The frequency
numbers, “PRESET” and a
preset number will flash in
the display.
While the frequency
numbers, “PRESET” and the
preset number is flashing,
tune in to a station you wish
to store using TUNE+/–, and
select a preset number on
which you wish to store a
station using PRESET+/–.
While the frequency
numbers, “PRESET” and the
preset number are flashing,
press ENTER.
Tune in to a station using
PRESET+/–.
Notes
• If you cannot complete step 3 or 4
while the indications are flashing,
repeat from step 2.
• If you preset automatically using
ASP, the stations stored before will
be erased.
To cancel the stored station
Operate the unit according to the
steps in Storing Radio Stations
Manually and Receiving the Stations
from step 1 to step 3. Instead of
tuning in to a station, press and
hold TUNE+/– until “----” is
displayed. Then press ENTER
while “----” is flashing.
Using Other Functions
To lock the controls
—Hold function
Set the HOLD switch to the
direction of the arrow to lock the
controls.
To emphasize bass sound
—SOUND function
Press SOUND/AVLS repeatedly.
With each press, the indications
change as follows.
MB : emphasizes bass sound
GRV : emphasizes deeper bass
sound
No message: off (normal)
To adjust the sound to an
appropriate level
—AVLS (Automatic Volume
Limiter System) function
To limit the maximum volume,
press and hold SOUND/AVLS for
two seconds or more.
“ ” will appear in the display.