Majority Cottenham
DAB / DAB+ / FM Radio Alarm Clock
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User Guide
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Controls And Functions���������������������������������������������� 1
What’s In The Box?��������������������������������������������������� 4
Instructions Guide����������������������������������������������������� 5
Basic Operation�������������������������������������������������������� 5
DAB / DAB+ Radio����������������������������������������������������� 6
How to store and recall a preset DAB station����������� 7
FM Radio������������������������������������������������������������������� 8
How to store and recall a preset FM station������������ 10
Station information for DAB Radio��������������������������� 11
Station information for FM Radio���������������������������� 12
Bluetooth & Phone Connection ������������������������������ 13
Clock and Date Settings������������������������������������������� 14
Dual Alarm Setting��������������������������������������������������� 16
Alarm Sounds and Snooze��������������������������������������� 17
Other Functions������������������������������������������������������� 18
Technical Specifications������������������������������������������� 20
Warranty����������������������������������������������������������������� 20
Troubleshooting Guide�������������������������������������������� 21
Safety Information�������������������������������������������������� 22
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Controls And Functions
Front View
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7.
Standby
Menu/info
Preset
Antenna
Scan
Mode
Vol-/Vol+
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Mute
Alarm
Snooze
Display Screen
Sleep
Back
Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter
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Controls And Functions
Rear View
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Upgrade
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15. Earphone output
16. Upgrade port (for software updates only)
17. DC IN
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Controls And Functions
Top View
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18. Battery compartment
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What’s In The Box?
1. Majority Cottenham DAB / DAB+ / FM / Bluetooth Radio Clock
2. UK Standard Plug DC 5V,1A Power Supply
3. User Guide
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Instructions Guide
Instructions Guide
Basic Operation
Please note all (Ref.) refer to Page 1 Controls and Functions mapping guide.
Plug the connector into the back of the system labelled DC IN
(Ref.17) and the power supply into the mains.
Ensure the antenna (Ref.4) is extended as far as possible so you
can rotate it. This will enable you to get the best signal possible.
Press the ‘Standby’ button to turn on the unit (Ref.1). It will
automatically take you to DAB radio mode, or the previous mode
you were using. When DAB Radio is activated for the first time
press the ‘Scan’ button (Ref.5). This will tune all available stations.
To scroll through the stations, twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’
dial (Ref.14). Press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
listen to a station.
To change the mode, press the ‘Mode’ button (Ref.6). This will
switch between DAB Radio, FM Radio and Bluetooth.
The display screen will dim automatically after 10 seconds if left
in standby or working mode.
Standby
To put the music system in standby, press the ‘Standby’ button
(Ref.1). To turn off fully, unplug at the mains. The cord must be
out of reach of children.
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Instructions Guide
DAB / DAB+ Radio
Press the ‘Mode’ button (Ref.6) to switch to DAB Radio.
Fully extend the antenna (Ref.4).
On first use, press the ‘Scan’ button (Ref.5) and then release. This
will start scanning up the frequency band and store all stations
that have good signal.
The radio will automatically save all the stations with a strong
signal, up to 240 MHz. After searching has finished, it will
automatically play the first station stored.
To listen to all stations that have been stored, twist the ‘Tuning/
Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to scroll through them. Press the
‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) when on the required
station.
The radio will display station information when you press the
‘Menu/Info’ button (Ref.2). Press multiple times to view all
information available (See page 11).
When you turn the radio on again after it switching off, it will
automatically tune to the same station (DAB or FM) that was last
selected.
In DAB mode, the radio will synchronize with the time and date
of the station.
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Instructions Guide
How to store and recall a preset DAB station
Up to 10 stations can be set. To store a station that you are
currently playing:
Press and hold ‘Preset’ button (Ref.3). “<1: (Empty)” will show on
the display.
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to change the
“<1” to the number you want to store the station as. Then press
the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to save. The display
will then show “Preset [1] stored”.
How to play a preset radio station
Press the ‘Preset’ button (Ref.3).
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ (Ref.14) to scroll through
your preset stations. You can store up to 10.
Press ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/ Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to select your
choice.
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Instructions Guide
FM Radio
Press the ‘Mode’ button (Ref.6) multiple times to switch between
DAB and FM. The first time you do this, the FM frequency “87.5
MHz” will be displayed on the screen.
Fully extend the antenna (Ref.4).
To auto scan, press and release the ‘Scan’ button (Ref.5). This will
then start scanning up the frequency band and play the first
station it finds with good signal.
To scan down the frequency band, press and hold the ‘Scan’
button (Ref.5) for a few seconds.
The radio will display station information when you press the
‘Menu/Info’ button (Ref.2). Press multiple times to view all
information available (See page 12).
Choose between scanning strong and weak signals (All) or only
the strong stations (Only).
Press and hold the ‘Menu/Info’ button (Ref.2).To make your
choice, twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
choose your option.
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Instructions Guide
Select “FM Scan Setting” and press the ‘Tune/Play/Pause/Enter’
dial (Ref.14). Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
choose between “All” or “Only”. Press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/
Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to confirm your choice.
To tune a specific frequency manually
To listen to a specific frequency, twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/
Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to search forwards and back. Mono and Stereo
In working mode, press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14). Press multiple times to switch between ‘Set to Mono’ or
‘Set to Stereo’.
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IMPORTANT: Please make sure you have
extended the antenna to its full length
(Ref.4). This will then enable you to rotate
it to get the best signal.
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Instructions Guide
How to store and recall a preset FM station
Up to 10 stations can be set. To store a station that you are
currently playing:
Press and hold ‘Preset’ button (Ref.3). “<1: (Empty)” will show on
the display.
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to change the
“<1”to the number you want to store the station as. Then press
‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to save. The display will
then show “Preset [1] stored”.
How to play a preset radio station
Press the ‘Preset’ button (Ref.3).
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ (Ref.14) to scroll through
your preset stations. You can store up to 10.
Press ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to select your
choice.
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Instructions Guide
Station information for DAB Radio
DAB Radio
Press the ‘Menu/Info’ button (Ref.2) repeatedly to show the
different programme information.
Signal Strength: Displays a signal bar with the strength of the
current station.
Bit Error Rate: Provides details of the signal error rate.
Channel and Frequency: Displays the station’s transmission
channel number and frequency.
PTY (Programme Type): Shows the type and description of the
program provided by the DAB station.
Time and Date: Displays the time and date information
provided by the broadcaster.
Bit Rate: The data rate which the signal is being transmitted.
Dynamic Label Segment (DLS): Displays scrolling text
information supplied by the broadcaster.
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Instructions Guide
Station information for FM Radio
FM Radio
Press the ‘Menu/Info’ button (Ref.2) repeatedly to show the
different programme information.
Programme Type: Displays a description of the type of
programme provided by the broadcaster.
Signal Strength: Displays a signal bar with the strength of the
current station.
Time and Date: Displays the time and the date.
Frequency: Displays the station’s transmission frequency.
Audio Type: Displays the audio type of the station you are
listening to. It will either be stereo or mono.
Radio Text: Displays scrolling text information supplied by the
broadcaster.
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Instructions Guide
Bluetooth & Phone Connection
To choose your mode, press through your choices using the
‘Mode’ button (Ref.6). The choices will be displayed on the top
display screen. (Ref.11) Select ‘BT’.
Turn on Bluetooth on your phone and “Majority Cottenham” will
appear. Click on this to connect. When the unit display shows ‘BT
Connect OK’, it has successfully connected.
To choose the music you wish to play, you will need to choose
the album or playlist from your phone, but once selected you
can then twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
select previous or next tracks.
The ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) can be pressed to
pause or play a track.
The operational range between the unit and a Bluetooth device
is approximately 10 meters, without any obstructions.
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Instructions Guide
Clock and Date Settings
Manually Setting the time
The time will automatically update after the first use of DAB
Radio. However, you can still set the time manually.
Ensure the unit is turned on.
Press and hold the ‘Menu/Info’ button (Ref.2).
To make your selection, twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14) to choose your option.
Select “Time/Date” and press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14).
The hour will flash on the display screen.
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ (Ref.14) dial, turn until the
required hour is displayed.
To confirm the hour, press ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14).
The minutes will flash on the display screen. Twist the ‘Tuning/
Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) until the required minute is
displayed.
To confirm the minute, press ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14). The time is now set.
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Instructions Guide
Manually Setting the Date
The date can be changed after changing the time.
The year will flash on the display screen. Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/
Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) until the required year is displayed.
To confirm the year, press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14).
The month will flash on the display screen. Twist the ‘Tuning/
Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14). until the required month is
displayed.
To confirm the month, press ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14).
The day will then flash on the display screen. Twist the ‘Tuning/
Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) until the required date is
displayed.
To confirm the date, press ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14).
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Instructions Guide
Dual Alarm Setting
Press the ‘Alarm’ button (Ref.9) once for Alarm 1 or twice for
Alarm 2. Press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
confirm.
To turn the Alarm on or off, twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’
dial (Ref.14) so that “ON” is flashing and press the ‘Tuning/Play/
Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to confirm.
The hour digits for the alarm will flash. Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/
Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to change the hour and press ‘Tuning/
Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to confirm.
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to change the
minutes and press ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
confirm.
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to change the
volume and press ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
confirm.
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to change
between which sound you would like: Alarm, DAB or FM Radio
and press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to confirm.
To set Alarm 2, follow Alarm 1 instructions but press the ‘Alarm’
button (Ref.9) twice.
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Instructions Guide
NOTE: You can press the ‘Back’ (Ref.13) button to go back to the
previous step when programming the alarm.
To turn off Alarm 1 or Alarm 2
Press the ‘Alarm’ button (Ref.9) once for Alarm 1 or twice for
Alarm 2. Press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
confirm.
To turn the Alarm on or off, twist ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14) so that “OFF” is flashing and press the ‘Tuning/Play/
Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to confirm.
Alarm Sounds and Snooze
Snooze/Switch off Alarm when sounding
When the alarm sounds, press the ‘Snooze’ button (Ref.10) to
snooze for 9 minutes. The radio will go into standby mode.
To turn the alarm off completely when sounding, press the
‘Standby’ button (Ref. 1). The alarm will then sound daily until
changed to ‘OFF’ under the alarm setting.
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Instructions Guide
Other Functions
Sleep setting
This enables you to programme the radio to switch off at a
specific time, up to 120 minutes from activation.
Press the ‘Sleep’ button (Ref.12).
Choose from OFF,120 mins/90 mins/60 mins/45 mins/ 30
mins/15 mins or 5 mins using ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14).
When your choice is displayed, press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/
Enter’ dial (Ref.14). The system will automatically start the timer.
To turn the sleep timer off, follow the above instructions and
select “OFF” from the choices.
Once the timer has been set, the minutes will countdown on
the display screen. For example, if set to turn off in 5 minutes
“S5” will flash, counting down to “S0” then the radio will go into
standby mode.
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Instructions Guide
Other Functions
System Reset
Press and hold the ‘Menu/Info’ button (Ref.2).
Twist the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to highlight
“Factory reset” and press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial
(Ref.14). The display screen will show “Factory reset”.
Use the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) dial to choose
“Yes” or “No”. Press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to
confirm.
System Version – System Version Display Press and hold the ‘Menu/Info’ button (Ref.2).
Use the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to select “System
Version”.
Press the ‘Tuning/Play/Pause/Enter’ dial (Ref.14) to confirm.
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Instructions Guide
Technical Specifications
Power Supply
UK standard Plug, DC 5V, 1A power
Mode:
FM(87.5 MHz – 108MHz)
DAB / DAB+ BAND III 5A-13F
Output Connector:
Earphone jack
Aerial:
Integral telescopic aerial
Power Supply and Batteries
The unit is powered and charged by UK Standard Plug. The unit
is also portable when powered by 4 x D Batteries (Not Supplied).
These can be inserted into the battery compartment on the back
of the unit (Ref.18).
Warranty
All products come with a standard 12 month warranty. All items
must be registered on www.majorityradios.co.uk for the
warranty to be valid. Once on the web page, use the menu to
find “ register your product”. You will also be given the chance
to extend your warranty for an additional 24 months, free of
charge.
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Troubleshooting Guide
Observation
Potential Cause/Solution
No sound
The station is not tuned in. Fine tune the station.
The volume is set to a low position. Increase the volume.
Headphones may be connected. Disconnect the
headphones.
Buttons are not
Turn off the unit and turn on after a few seconds.
working
FM: Static sound
DAB: Burbling/
intermittent cut-out
Signal reception is low. Adjust the aerial or move the unit
to a stronger signal location.
Re-scan stations.
Sound is distorted
The volume is too high. Adjust the volume control.
Desired station not
Weak signal. Use the manual tune function.
found
Display shows
There is no DAB coverage in your area, or poor reception.
“No Service”
Adjust the position of the aerial, or move the unit to a
stronger signal location.
Display is blank
This may occur if the broadcaster changes the label of a
service or removes a label while tuned. The radio will try
to retune or perform a scan.
Time and Date not
For the time and date to set automatically you need to
setting automatically
turn on the system and switch to DAB radio and let this
scan. Then press the ‘Power Mode’ button and the system
will go into standby. The date and clock will update
automatically.
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Safety Information
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions. Instructions are also
available for download at www.majorityradios.co.uk
3. Heed all Warnings
4. Follow all instructions
5. Do no clean the apparatus near or with water
6. D not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. Protect the power from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and
the point where they exit from the apparatus.
10. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
11. Unplug this apparatus during light storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
12. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in a 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 the rain or moisture, does not
operate normally or has been dropped.
CAUTI O N
13. No naked flame sources, such as lit candles, should
be placed on the apparatus.
14. Dispose of used electrical products and batteries
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safely according to your local authority and
regulations.
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D O N O T O PEN
C A UTI ON
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DO NOT OP E N
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ADDITIONAL WARNINGS
The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
splashing and no objects filled with liquid, such as
vases, shall be places on the apparatus.
Main plug is used to disconnect device and it should
remain readily operable during intended use. In order
to disconnect the apparatus from the main mains
completely, the mains plug should be disconnected
from the main socket outlet completely.
Battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like.
RECYCLING ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS
You should now recycle your waste electrical goods and
in doing so help the environment.
This symbol means an electrical product should
not be disposed of with normal household waste.
Please ensure it is taken to a suitable facility for
disposal when finished with.
IMPORTANT: Please read all instructions carefully
before use and keep for future reference.
CAUTI O N
Risk
of electric shock.
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Do not open
R ISK O F EL EC T R IC SH O C K
D O N O T O PEN
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Read all instructions carefully before use
and keep for future reference
When servicing, use only identical
replacement parts
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