Roberts R9947 Specifications

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ROBERTS
R9947
3-band PLL
Synthesised Stereo Radio
Contents
Controls ................................................... 2-3
Sleep timer ............................................... 17
Display ........................................................ 4
Display modes .......................................... 18
Inserting batteries ...................................... 5
Display backlight ...................................... 18
Battery replacement ................................... 6
Lock switch ............................................... 19
Setting the clock ........................................ 7
Earphones ................................................ 20
Setting the alarm time ................................ 9
Headphone socket ................................... 21
Wake to alarm .......................................... 11
AC adaptor ............................................... 22
Operating your radio - search tuning ..... 12
Mono button ............................................. 23
Operating your radio -manual tuning ...... 13
Troubleshooting/Reset button ................. 24
MW (AM) tuning step size ....................... 14
Specifications ........................................... 25
Presetting stations ................................... 15
Guarantee ................................................. 26
Recalling a preset station ........................ 16
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Controls - front
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1. Preset button
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2. Display button
3. Mono/Alarm button
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4. Band/Time set button
5. On/Off button
6. Light button
7. Tuning up button
8. Tuning down button
9. Preset buttons
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Controls - left & right sides
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10. Volume control
11. Loudspeaker/Headphone switch
12. Headphone socket
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13. DC input socket
14. Lock switch
15. Telescopic Aerial
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16. Earphones
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Display
A. Sleep time indicator
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B. Alarm indicator
C. Stereo indicator
D. Key lock indicator
E. +5 indicator
F . Preset indicator
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G. Low battery indicator
H. MHz/kHz indicators
I . Frequency/Time display
J . Waveband and AM/PM
indicators
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Inserting batteries
1. Position your radio face down.
2. Press the catch as shown and slide in the
direction of the arrow.
3. Lift up the battery cover
4. Insert 2 x LR6 (AA) size batteries as shown
in the diagram.
5. Close the battery cover.
6. The clock will start running when the 2 LR6
(AA) size batteries are installed. When
batteries are installed for the first time the
display will show 0:00. The seconds display will start to count as soon as batteries
are installed.
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Battery replacement
1. The battery indicator
will appear
and flash in the display when the batteries
are in need of replacement . After removing
the batteries, you have approximately 3
minutes to replace the batteries after which
clock and memory information will be lost .
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Setting the clock
Note: the time can only be set with the radio
switched off.
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1. Ensure that the radio is switched off.
2. Press and hold down the Time set button
until the hours digit begins to flash in the
display.
3. Whilst the hours digit is flashing adjust the
hours using the Tuning up/down buttons.
The clock uses a 12 hour display with AM/
PM indicators. Please ensure that the
correct 12 hour cycle is selected.
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4. Press the Time set button, the minute
digit begins to flash in the display.
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5. Whilst the minute digit is flashing adjust the
minutes using the Tuning up/down buttons.
6. Press the Time set button to complete
time setting
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Setting the alarm time
1. Ensure that the radio is switched off.
2. Press and hold down the Alarm button
until the hours digit begins to flash in the
display.
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3. Whilst the hours digit is flashing adjust the
hours using the Tuning up/down buttons.
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4. Press the Alarm button, the minute digit
begins to flash in the display.
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5. Whilst the minute digit is flashing adjust the
minutes using the Tuning up/down buttons.
6. Press the Alarm button to complete the
alarm time setting
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Wake to alarm
1. Set the alarm time as previously described.
2. Switch off your radio using the On/Off
button.
3. Repeatedly press and release the Alarm
button until
the symbol appears in the
display.
4. At the preselected time the alarm will sound.
The alarm may be turned off for 24 hours by
pressing any button. The alarm will switch
off automatically after 3 minutes.
5. To permanently cancel the buzzer alarm
repeatedly press and release the Alarm
button until the
from the display.
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symbol is removed
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Operating your radio - search tuning
1. Switch on your radio by pressing the On/
Off button.
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2. Select the required waveband by repeat
pressing of the Band button. The waveband selected will appear in the display. On
FM fully extend the Telescopic aerial. On
MW and LW rotate your radio for best
reception.
3. Press and hold down either the Tuning + or
- buttons until the frequency in the display
begins to change rapidly. Release the button.
4. Your radio will scan the selected waveband, stopping each time it finds a station
of sufficient strength. Adjust the Volume
control to the required level.
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Operating your radio - manual tuning
1. Switch on your radio by pressing the On/
Off button.
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2. Select the desired waveband using the
Band button. The waveband selected will
appear in the display.
On FM fully extend the Telescopic aerial.
On MW and LW rotate your radio for best
reception.
3. A single press on either the Tuning + or buttons will change the frequency up or
down. The frequency steps are:- FM 50kHz,
MW 9kHz and LW 9kHz. Adjust the Volume control to the required level.
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MW (AM) tuning step size
In Europe and other parts or the world MW
tuning steps are 9kHz, in America the MW
tuning step size is 10kHz.
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To change the MW tuning step size from 9KHz
to 10KHz proceed as follows:1. Switch off your radio.
2. Press and hold down Tuning up button.
3. Whilst holding down the Tuning up button
press the On/Off button.
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To change tuning steps from 10kHz back to
9kHz repeat the above using the Tuning
down button in step 2 instead of the
Tuning up button.
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Presetting stations
You may store up to 10 stations on FM, 10 on
MW and 10 on LW giving a total of 30 preset
stations.
1. Press the On/Off button to switch on the
radio.
2. Tune to the required station using one of
the methods previously described.
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3. Press and hold down the required Preset
button until the radio beeps (greater than 2
seconds) The station will be stored under
the chosen preset button.
4. Presets 6-10 are obtained by first pressing
the +5 button.
5. Stations stored in preset memories may be
overwritten by following the above
procedure.
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Recalling a preset station
1. Switch on your radio using the On/Off
button.
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2. Select the desired waveband using the
Band button.
3. Press one of the Preset buttons 1-5 to
recall the station.
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Presets 6 to 10 are obtained by pressing
the +5 button and Preset button 1 to 5. e.g
preset 7 can be recalled by pressing +5
button followed by Preset button 2.
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Sleep timer
Your radio can be set to turn off after a preset
time has elapsed.
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1. Ensure that your radio is switched off.
2. Press and hold down the On/Off button
until the desired time is reached (maximum
90 minutes in 30 minute steps). The radio
will switch off after the sleep time has
elapsed.
3. To cancel the sleep function before the
preset time has expired, press the On/Off
button.
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Display Modes
1. Whilst tuned to a station you can change
between station name/frequency, alarm and
normal time display by repeated pressing
of the Display button.
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Display backlight
1. Pressing the Light button will switch on
the display backlight and illuminate the
display for approximately 7 seconds.
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Lock Switch
The Lock switch located on the right side of
your radio is used to prevent unintentional
operation.
1. Slide the Lock switch to the up 'locked'
position, the
symbol will appear in
the display. The Power and all other buttons will be disabled. This will prevent accidental operation when the radio is packed
in a suitcase. To release the Lock switch
move the switch to the down 'unlocked'
position, the
symbol will be re-
moved from the display.
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Earphones
The earphones fitted to your radio are equipped
with an auto rewind system to allow for easy
storage.
1. Gently pull out the earphones from the right
hand side of the radio.
2. Slide the Loudspeaker/Headphone
switch to the 'Headphone' position the
loudspeaker will mute.
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3. To retract the earphones slide the switch
on the rear of the cabinet. Hold onto the
earphones while they rewind into the cabinet.
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4. Slide the Loudspeaker/Headphone
switch to the 'Loudspeaker' position to
return to normal operation.
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Headphone socket (on the left hand end)
In addition to the built in earphones your radio
is provided with a Headphone Socket. This
allows you to use different types of ear or
headphones with your radio.
1. To use external headphones slide the Loudspeaker/Headphone switch to the
position and plug the headphones into the
Headphone socket.
2. Slide the Loudspeaker/Headphone switch
to the
operation.
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position to return to normal
AC Adaptor (not included)
The AC adaptor for use with the R9947 should
provide 3volts DC output at 200mA centre pin
negative.
Insert the adaptor plug into the DC socket on
the left side of your radio. Plug the adaptor into
a standard 13A mains socket outlet. Whenever
the adaptor is used the batteries are automatically disconnected.
The AC adaptor should be disconnected from
the mains supply and the radio when not in use.
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Mono button (FM and via earphones only)
1. If the station being received is weak some
hiss may be audible, to reduce the hiss
press the Mono button to switch to mono
mode. The stereo indicator will be removed
from the display.
2. Press the Mono button to return to FM
stereo operation.
Note: FM stereo is only available when
using earphone/headphones
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Troubleshooting/Reset button
If your radio fails to operate correctly, or some
digits on the display are missing or incomplete
carry out the following procedure.
1. Switch off the radio and remove the
batteries.
2. With the aid of a suitable implement (the
end of a paper clip) press the reset button
located on the underside of your radio for
at least 2 seconds, this will reset the microprocessor, clock time and clear all stations
stored in preset memory.
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If a problem persists our technical staff would
be pleased to help offer any assistance on
operating the radio. Our technical helpline
number is, 020 8758 0338.
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Specifications
Power requirements
@ 200mA
3.0V
centre pin negative
DC
Output power:
100mW
(via loudspeaker)
Sockets
Batteries
2 x IEC size LR6
(AA size)
Headphone socket
3.5mm dia stereo.
Battery Life
Approx. 20hrs of listening when
used for 4 hours a day at normal
volume using alkaline batteries.
DC input socket
3.0 volts centre pin
negative.
The company reserves the right to amend the specification without notice.
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Guarantee
This radio is guaranteed for twelve months from the date of delivery to the original owner against failure
due to faulty workmanship or component breakdown, subject to the procedure stated below. Should any
component or part fail during this guarantee period it will be repaired or replaced free of charge.
The guarantee does not cover:
1. Damage resulting from incorrect use.
2. Consequential damage.
3. Receivers with removed or defaced serial numbers.
N.B. Damaged or broken telescopic aerials will not be replaced under guarantee.
Procedure: Any claim under this guarantee should be made through the dealer from whom the instrument
was purchased It is likely that your Roberts' dealer will be able to attend to any defect quickly and efficiently
but should it be necessary the dealer will return the instrument to the company’s service department for
attention. In the event that it is not possible to return the instrument to the Roberts' dealer from whom it
was purchased, please contact Roberts Radio service department at the address shown on the rear of
this manual before taking further action.
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ROBERTS RADIO TECHNICAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
97-99 Worton Road
Isleworth Middlesex
TW7 6EG
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Technical Helpline :- 020 8758 0338 (Mon-Fri during office hours)