Roberts | R9914 | Specifications | Roberts R9914 Specifications

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ROBERTS
R9914
Multi-band digital preset stereo world radio
P ow er
M ode
D is p la y
S h o rtw a v e B a n d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7 .1 0 0
7 .3 5 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
1 3 .5 0 0
1 3 .8 7 0
1 5 .1 0 0
1 5 .8 0 0
1 7 .4 8 0
1 7 .9 0 0
1 8 .9 0 0
1 9 .0 2 0
2 1 .4 5 0
2 1 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
1 1 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
F re q (M H z )
T u n e /S S B
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2
3
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B and
T u n in g
M a n u a l/A u to
S W S e le c t
S W P age
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WORLD SERVICE
F M S te re o / M W /L W / S W R a d io R e c e iv e r
D u a l T im e
A M /P M
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M e m o S ca n
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M em o D el
F re q
T im e S e t
E n te r
Please read this manual before use
Contents
Features .............................................................. 1
Memory scan .................................................... 34
Control locations ................................................ 2
APS (Auto Preset System) ............................... 35
Display information ............................................ 6
Direct access to Shortwave bands ................. 37
Installing batteries .............................................. 7
Single sideband mode ..................................... 38
Battery replacement ........................................... 9
Setting the alarm .............................................. 39
Using an AC adaptor (included) ..................... 10
Setting the radio alarm .................................... 40
Setting the clock ................................................ 11
Setting the HWS alarm ..................................... 42
Setting dual time .............................................. 13
Setting the sleep timer ..................................... 44
Waveband selection ......................................... 16
Mode button ...................................................... 45
Tuning ................................................................ 17
SW external antenna socket ........................... 46
Direct key pad tuning ....................................... 19
DX\Local switch ................................................ 46
Manual tuning ................................................... 23
Lock switch ....................................................... 47
Scan tuning ....................................................... 25
Display backlight .............................................. 47
Memory tuning ................................................. 28
Mono\Stereo switch ......................................... 48
Overwriting a station in preset memory ....... 30
Troubleshooting/Reset button ........................ 49
Recalling a station from preset memory ........ 31
Care and maintenance ..................................... 49
Changing preset station order ........................ 33
Specifications ................................................... 50
Features
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Large easy to read Liquid crystal display (LCD)
showing station frequency, dual time, memory
location and function status.
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Direct frequency entry by keypad allowing instant
access to any station.
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Forty five memory presets offer instant access to
your favourite stations on LW, MW, SW and FM.
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Dual time facility allows you to preset your local time
or UTC time, or any two time zones with instant
recall.
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Scanning circuit allows you to search for active
stations.
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SW select button offers instant selection of any
desired SW band.
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SSB mode for reception of Morse code and single
sideband transmissions.
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Dual Alarm Feature allows presetting of two alarm
wake-up times.
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APS (Auto Tuning System) which automatically
scans LW, MW, and FM bands selecting presets
based on station signal strength.
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Adjustable sleep timer allows you to fall asleep to
music.
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Control locations
1. Telescopic aerial.
12. Number buttons for frequency and time.
2. Liquid crystal display.
13. Memory and AM/PM button.
3. Light button.
14. SW memory page and real/dual time button.
4. Power/sleep button.
15. SW band select button.
5. Display button.
16. Waveband select button.
6. Mode button.
17. Tuning/SSB LED.
7. Radio alarm button.
8. HWS buzzer alarm button
9. Manual/auto scan tuning buttons.
10. Enter button for frequency and time.
11. Cancel button.
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Front
1
2
3
4
P ow er
D is p la y
2 .30 0
2 .49 5
3 .20 0
3 .40 0
3 .90 0
4 .00 0
4 .75 0
5 .06 0
5 .90 0
6 .20 0
7.100
7.3 50
13.5 00
13.87 0
15.100
15.8 00
17.4 80
17.9 00
18.9 00
19.0 20
21.4 50
21.7 50
2 5.6 00
2 6.100
9 .40 0
9 .99 0
Mode
5
6
S hort w av e B an ds
11.6 0 0
1 2.100
A la r m
F r e q (M H z )
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Tun e / S S B
1
2
8
3
B a nd
Tuning
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5
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9
Manu al/ Au to
S W S ele c t
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S W P ag e
WORLD SERVICE
D u al T ime
FM S te re o / M W / LW / S W R a d io Re c e iv e r
17 16 15 14
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A M / PM
Me mo S c an
Me mo D el
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12
11
F req
Time Set
E n te r
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3
Right hand end
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Loc al
FM S t . FM
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U p
D ow n
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26
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DC 6v
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27
V o lu m e
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23. DC input socket.
26. Lock switch.
M u s ic
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N o rm a l
19
FM / S W
DX
AM
22. Headphone socket.
SSB
21. FM Stereo & SSB/AM
switch.
25. Tone control.
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S W E x te rn al
A n te nn a
20. DX/Local switch.
24. Tuning control.
N ew s
C la rify
19. SW external antenna socket.
18
Lo ck
18. Clarify control.
T u n in g
Left hand end
27. Volume control.
Rear
28. Battery cover.
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M O N T R E A L
B O S T O N
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B O G O TA
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L A Z P A Z
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S T O C K H O L M
C O P E N H A G E N
T O K Y O
S E O U L
M O S C O W
F R A N K F U R T
P A R IS
R O M E
M A D R ID
A L G IE R S
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M E LB O U R N E
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G re e n w ic h M e a n T im e
D C 6v
4 x R 6 ( A A S iz e )
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Display information
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
K.
L.
M.
N.
O.
Broadcast band indicator.
FM stereo indicator.
Sleep indicator.
Key lock indicator.
Buzzer alarm indicator.
Radio alarm indicator.
Tuning step indicator.
SW meter band indicator.
Frequency units indicator.
Low battery indicator.
Battery and memory indicator.
Frequency and time display.
Memory indicators.
Waveband and AM/PM indicators.
Read/Dual time indicators.
A
B R O A D C A ST BA N D
O
N
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C
D
E
2
M 2
M
F
ST
G
H
SW F M
MW AM
LW PM
M 1
6
B
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2
L
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4
5
K
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9
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This radio can be operated using:4 Alkaline LR6 (AA size) batteries.
AC adaptor (supplied).
Installing batteries
1. Position the radio face down.
2. Press the catch as shown and slide in the
direction of the arrow.
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3. Insert 4 x LR6 (AA) size batteries as shown in the
diagram.
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4. Replace the battery cover as shown in the diagram.
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Battery replacement
The battery indicator will display the battery condition for
approx. 7 seconds after the radio is switched off. When
the battery level indicator shows 2 the batteries should
be replaced. After removing the batteries you have
approximately 3 minutes to replace the batteries after
which clock and memory information will be lost.
Replace batteries when display flashes
1
1
2
1
2
BATT
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Using the AC adaptor
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The AC adaptor for use with the R9914 should provide 6
volts DC output at 300mA centre pin negative (Roberts
type PU6-B).
C la rify
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S W E x t e rn a l
A n te n n a
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.
Lo ca l
F M St. FM
ROBERTS
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PU6-B
DC 6v
2 30 ς
ΟΥ ΤΠΥ Τ 6ς
50 Ηζ
3 00 µ Α
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FM / SW
DX
AM
We would recommend for economy that the R9914
be used via an AC adaptor whenever possible with
battery operation for occasional or stand-by use only.
SS B
The AC adaptor should be disconnected from the mains
supply and the radio when not in use.
Setting the clock
The clock will start running when the 4 LR6 (AA) size
batteries are installed. When batteries are installed for
the first time the display will show 0:00 or AM 12:00
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together with the real time symbol 1 . Time must be
entered in 24 hour format e.g. 3:00pm should be entered
as 15:00.
The clock can be set with the radio power on or off.
1. If the radio is switched on, press the Display button to
display the time.
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2. Press the Enter button for more than 2 seconds,
the 1
F re q
Tim e Se t
real time symbol will flash in the display
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3. Whilst the 1
real time symbol is flashing, set the
correct time by pressing the numbered buttons. As you
press each button the corresponding number will show
on the display.
4. Press the Enter button to complete time setting. If an
incorrect time has been set the radio will beep and the
ERR will flash in the display. Reset the correct time by
pressing the numbered buttons again.
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Tu n i n g
M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c a n
M em o D e l
Note:
a. Time can only be adjusted whilst the 1
time symbol is flashing in the display.
real
b. You may change from 24 to 12Hr clock mode using
the mode button as described later
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1
M a nu al /A u to
Fr eq
Tim e S et
E n te r
Setting dual time
In addition to real time a second time zone can be
programmed into this radio.
1. Press the "Dual Time" button the display will show
and flash 2
2
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D u a l Tim e
2. Press the Enter button within 7 seconds, the display
2
will stop flashing.
2
F re q
Tim e Se t
E n te r
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3. Press the Enter button for more than 2 seconds,
the 2
dual time symbol will flash in the display.
2
F re q
Tim e Se t
E n te r
4. Whilst the 2
dual time symbol is flashing, set the
correct time by pressing the numbered buttons. As you
press each button the corresponding number will show
on the display.
5. Press the Enter button to complete dual time setting.
If an incorrect time has been set the radio will beep
and the Err symbol will appear in the display. Reset
the correct time by pressing the numbered buttons
again.
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1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Tu n i n g
M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c a n
M em o D e l
M a nu al /A u to
Fr eq
Tim e S et
E n te r
6. Press the Enter button to complete setting the dual
time, the display will now show the correct dual time.
7. Press the Dual Time button followed by the Enter
button to return the display to real time.
F re q
Tim e Se t
2
E n te r
Note:
a. To temporarily change between real and dual time
mode, press the Dual Time button, the 2
symbol
and dual time will be shown in the display. After
approximately 7 seconds the display will return to
showing real time.
D u a l Tim e
b. To permanently change the display to dual time mode,
press the Dual Time button followed by the Enter
button. The 2
symbol will appear in the display.
1
D u a l Tim e
c. To permanently change the display back to real time
mode press the Dual Time button followed by the Enter
button. The 1
F re q
Tim e Se t
symbol will appear in the display.
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Waveband selection
There are four wavebands on your radio - selection is by
repeated pressing of the Band button.
Tu n e / S S B
1
2
4
5
Band
Waveband
Frequency coverage
LW
153 - 279
kHz
MW
520 - 1710
kHz
SW
1,711 - 29,999 kHz
FM
87.5 - 108
16
MHz
Tuning
Band
Frequency Range
Aerial Type
LW
153 - 279kHz
INTERNAL
MW
520-1710kHz
Rotate for best reception
Illustration
P ow e r
D isp la y
M ode
S ho rt wav e B and s
2.300
2.495
3.200
3.400
13.500
13.870
15.100
15.800
3.900
4.000
4.750
5.060
17.480
17.900
18.900
19.020
5.900
6.200
7.100
7.350
21.450
21.750
25.600
26.100
9.400
9.990
11.600
12.100
A la rm
Fr eq (M Hz )
Tu n e / S S B
1
2
3
4
5
6
Band
T un in g
M anu al/A u to
S W S e le ct
8
7
9
SW Pa ge
M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c an
M em o D el
WORLD SERVICE
FM S tere o / M W / LW / S W Ra d io R ece ive r
Du al Tim e
Enter
Fr eq
Tim e S et
SW
1,711 - 29,999kHz
TELESCOPIC
Fully extend the aerial, for best
reception
P ow e r
M ode
D isp la y
S ho rt wav e B and s
2.300
2.495
3.200
3.400
13.500
13.870
15.100
15.800
3.900
4.000
4.750
5.060
17.480
17.900
18.900
19.020
5.900
6.200
7.100
7.350
21.450
21.750
25.600
26.100
9.400
9.990
11.600
12.100
A la rm
Fr eq (M Hz )
Tu n e / S S B
1
2
3
4
5
6
Band
T un in g
M anu al/A u to
S W S e le ct
7
8
9
S W P a ge
WORLD SERVICE
FM S tereo / M W / LW / S W Ra d io R e ce ive r
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Du al Tim e
M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c an
M em o D el
Enter
Fr eq
Tim e S et
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Band
FM
Frequency Range
Aerial Type
87.5 - 108MHz
TELESCOPIC
Fully extend the aerial, angle and
rotate for best reception.
Illustration
P ow e r
S ho rt wav e B and s
2.300
2.495
3.200
3.400
13.500
13.870
15.100
15.800
3.900
4.000
4.750
5.060
17.480
17.900
18.900
19.020
5.900
6.200
7.100
7.350
21.450
21.750
25.600
26.100
9.400
9.990
11.600
12.100
A la rm
Fr eq (M Hz )
Tu n e / S S B
1
2
3
4
5
6
Band
T un in g
M anu al/A u to
S W S e le ct
7
8
9
SW Pa ge
WORLD SERVICE
FM S tere o / M W / LW / S W Ra d io R ece ive r
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M ode
D isp la y
Du al Tim e
M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c an
M em o D el
Enter
Fr eq
Tim e S et
Stations may be selected by using any one of the six available tuning methods:- • Direct Key Pad Tuning
• Manual Tuning • Scan Tuning • Memory Recall Tuning • Memory Scan • APS Tuning on LW, MW and FM bands.
Direct key pad tuning
Example: To tune to 100.70 MHz on the FM band.
Power
1. Press the Power button to turn on your radio.
D is p la y
M od e
S h o r tw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
2. Select the FM band using the Band button.
F re q (M H z )
Band
Press the button marked Enter the display will show
- :- -
F re q
Tim e Se t
E n te r
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3. Press the buttons marked 1, 0, 0, 7
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Tu n i n g
M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c a n
M em o D e l
4. Press the button marked Enter, the frequency and
waveband will now appear in the display.
FM
F re q
Tim e Se t
E n te r
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M a nu al /A u to
E n te r
Fr eq
Tim e S et
5. Fully extend the telescopic aerial and rotate for best
FM reception.
P ow e r
D isp la y
M ode
S ho rt wav e B and s
2.300
2.495
3.200
3.400
13.500
13.870
15.100
15.800
3.900
4.000
4.750
5.060
17.480
17.900
18.900
19.020
5.900
6.200
7.100
7.350
21.450
21.750
25.600
26.100
9.400
9.990
11.600
12.100
A la rm
Fr eq (M Hz )
Tu n e / S S B
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Band
T un in g
M anu al/A u to
S W S e le ct
SW Pa ge
WORLD SERVICE
Du al Tim e
0
C
M em o S c an
M em o D el
Enter
Fr eq
Tim e S et
N ew s
Mu
M
AM / PM
V olum e
Loc k
6. Adjust the Volume and Tone controls for comfortable
listening.
N o rma l
FM S tere o / M W / LW / S W Ra d io R ece ive r
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7. When selecting a stereo FM station, and using stereo
earphones, make sure that the FM mode switch is in
the STEREO position.
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S W E x t e rn a l
A n te n n a
Lo ca l
FM / SW
DX
AM
F M St. FM
SS B
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DC 6v
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Manual tuning
1. Press the Power button to turn on your radio.
Power
D is p la y
M od e
S h o r tw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
F re q (M H z )
2. Select a waveband by pressing the Band button.
Band
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3. A single press on the either the [
] or [
] down
buttons will change the frequency up or down.
Pow er
Each press of the [ ] or [ ] buttons will change the
frequency in increments of:
MW:
9/10kHz
SW:
5kHz
D i sp la y
M od e
S ho rt w a v e B an ds
FM:
100kHz
2 .3 00
2 .4 95
3 .2 00
3 .4 00
3 .9 00
4 .0 00
4 .7 50
5 .0 60
5 .9 00
6 .2 00
7.10 0
7.3 5 0
13.50 0
13.8 7 0
15 .10 0
15 .80 0
17.48 0
17.90 0
18 .90 0
19 .02 0
21 .45 0
21 .75 0
2 5 .60 0
2 6 .10 0
9 .4 00
9 .9 90
11.6 0 0
1 2 .10 0
A l arm
F req (MH z )
Tu ne / S S B
4. Rotating the Tuning control will also change the
frequency up or down. Press in the Tuning control to
select rotary fine tuning. The display will briefly show
the fine tuning step size.
Fine tuning gives steps of :LW/MW/SW:
1kHz
FM:
50kHz
Pressing any button will cancel fine tuning.
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1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
B a nd
T unin g
Ma nu al / Au to
S W S e le ct
SW Page
D ua l T im e
M
0
C
AM /PM
M em o S c an
M em o D e l
E n te r
F req
T im e S et
Scan tuning
1. Press the Power button to turn on your radio.
Power
D is p la y
M od e
S h o r tw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
F re q (M H z )
2. Select a waveband by pressing the Band button.
Band
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3. Press and hold down either the tuning [
] or [
]
buttons for more than half a second to commence scan
tuning. Your radio will scan all frequencies in the
selected band and stop automatically each time it finds
an active station.
Po wer
M o de
D i sp la y
S h ort w a v e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.10 0
7.3 5 0
13.50 0
13.8 7 0
15 .10 0
15 .80 0
17.48 0
17.90 0
18 .90 0
19 .02 0
21 .45 0
21 .75 0
2 5 .6 00
2 6 .10 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11.6 0 0
1 2 .10 0
A l arm
F req (MH z )
Tu ne / S S B
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
B a nd
T unin g
Ma nu al / Au to
S W S e le ct
SW Page
D ua l Tim e
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M
0
C
A M /P M
M em o S c an
M em o D e l
E n te r
F req
T im e S et
Mu
N o rma l
V olum e
Loc k
5. Adjust the Volume and Tone controls for comfortable
listening.
Tu n i n g
M a nu al /A u to
N ew s
4. Press and hold down either the tuning [
] or [
]
buttons for more than half a second to resume scan
tuning. When the waveband end is reached the radio
will beep and continue tuning from the opposite
waveband end.
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Memory tuning
You may store up to 45 preset stations in memory, 18 on
SW, 9 on FM 9 on MW and 9 on LW. To store a station in
preset memory proceed as follows.
Power
1. Turn on your radio by pressing the Power button.
D is p la y
M od e
S h o r tw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
2. Tune to the desired frequency using one of the
previously described tuning methods.
MW
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F re q (M H z )
3. Press the button marked M (memory), the memory
symbol M 1 together with a suggested preset
number will flash in the display for 7 seconds.
M
Note: If some of the presets have already been used the
radio will suggest the next available preset location.
MW
M 1
1
4. Press the ENTER button, the M 1 symbol and
preset location will stop flashing and your station will
be stored in the memory preset.
5. On SW when presets 1 to 9 are full a second page of
memory may be selected. Press the M button followed
by the SW page button. The display will show M 2 ,
and an additional 1-9 presets can be used giving a
total of 18 presets on SW.
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F re q
Tim e Se t
E n te r
MW
M 1
1
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Note: If all the preset memory locations are full, pushing
the M button will cause the display to show FULL. If you
still want to store a new station press any numbered
button for more than 2 seconds, the new station will be
stored in the selected memory location, the original station
in this location will be cancelled.
M 2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Overwriting a station in preset memory
1. Tune to the desired frequency using one of the
previously described tuning methods. Press the M
button and then hold down the required memory preset
button for more than 2 seconds.
e.g. to overwrite memory preset 7, tune to the required
station, press M then press and hold down numbered
button 7 for more than 2 seconds.
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M
7
Recalling a station from preset memory
1. Turn on your radio by pressing the Power button.
Power
D is p la y
M od e
S h o r tw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la rm
F re q (M H z )
2. Select a waveband by pressing the Band button.
Band
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3. Press the numbered button corresponding to the preset
memory location for the required station. Your radio
will instantly tune to the station and the display will show
its frequency and memory location. If you wish to select
another preset station press any one of the numbered
buttons for instant access.
B RO A DC A ST B AN D
SW
1
M 1
1. To select presets from SW memory page 2 press the
SW page button followed by the required preset
number
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
4
5
6
7
8
9
S W P ag e
B RO A DC A ST B AN D
D u a l Tim e
SW
6
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M 2
1
2
3
Changing preset station order
e.g. exchanging preset station 2 with preset station 7.
1. Recall preset 2 by pressing the numbered button 2.
2
FM
1
M 1
2. Push the M button, preset 2 and
display.
M 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
will flash in the
M
FM
M 1
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1
2
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3. Press and hold down numbered button 7 for more
than 2 seconds. Presets 2 and 7 will now be
exchanged.
7
FM
1
M 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Memory scan
1. Turn on the radio by pressing the Power button. Select
the required waveband using the Band button.
2. Push the Memo Scan button, the radio will scan each
preset memory in turn - pause for 7 seconds on each
preset memory before continuing on to the next
memory. When the required preset/station is reached
press any button to stop memory scan.
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B RO A DC A ST B AN D
0
M em o Scan
SW
M 2
1
2
APS (Auto Preset System)
Your radio provides an easy to use feature called
Power
(Auto Preset System) which operates on LW,
MW and FM bands.
Note: APS does not operate on the SW band.
D is p la y
1. Turn on the radio by pressing the Power button.
M od e
S h o r tw a v e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
F re q (M H z )
2. Select a waveband by pressing the Band button
Band
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3. Press and hold down both the tuning [
] and [
]
buttons for more than 2 seconds. The radio will beep
indicating that the radio is in
mode.
Tu n i n g
4. Your radio will scan from the lowest frequency on the
selected band, automatically storing stations in preset
memory based on signal strength order.
M a nu al /A u to
FM
1
M 1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
is complete the display will show
1 and the station with the strongest signal for
your area will be selected.
9
5. After
Note: During
be stored.
Power
the 9 strongest stations will
All previously stored stations will be erased when APS
operation commences.
D is p la y
M od e
S h o r tw a v e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
operation can be cancelled by pressing the
Power button
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F re q (M H z )
Direct access to SW metre bands
1. Turn on your radio by pressing the Power button.
P ow er
D isp la y
M od e
S h o rtw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.10 0
7. 35 0
13. 5 0 0
13.8 7 0
15 .10 0
15 .8 0 0
17. 4 8 0
17. 9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .10 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11.6 0 0
1 2 .10 0
A la r m
F re q (M H z )
2. Press the Band select button to select the SW band.
3. Repeatedly press the SW Select button to cycle
through the SW bands. The SW band is shown by the
SW indicator to the right of the display.
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Band
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Single Sideband mode
On SW some stations transmit in Morse code (CW). In
addition some SW stations transmit using a special type
of voice transmission called single sideband (SSB)
Po w er
1. To tune into a CW or SSB transmission select the
required SW band.
D i s p lay
B an ds
.9 00
7.10 0
9 .4 00
11.6 0 0
+
2. Set the SSB/AM switch to the SSB position. Set the
Clarify control to the mid position. Tune into the station
using one of the previously described methods.
C la rify
+
3. Select fine tuning mode by pushing in the Tuning
control.
S W E x t e rn a l
A n te n n a
4. Slowly rotate the Clarify and Tuning controls to find
the point giving best reception.
Loca l
FM / SW
DX
AM
F M St. FM
SS B
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M ode
Setting the alarm
The alarm can be set with the radio power on or off.
P ow er
1. If the radio is switched on, press the Display button to
display the time.
D isp la y
M od e
S h o rtw av e B an d s
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2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.10 0
7. 35 0
13. 5 0 0
13.8 7 0
15 .10 0
15 .8 0 0
17. 4 8 0
17. 9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .10 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11.6 0 0
1 2 .10 0
A la r m
F re q (M H z )
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Setting the radio alarm
1. Press the
button the display will show the last
alarm time set, (this will be "0:00" the first time the
alarm is set). The alarm symbol
will flash in the
display.
2. Press the numbered buttons to set the alarm on time.
e.g. to set an alarm time of 13:00, press the buttons
1 3 0 0, followed by the Enter button to complete the
setting and return to real time mode.
1
2
3
4
5
6
3. To verify the alarm time, press the
7
8
9
button to
display the alarm time followed by the Enter button to
return to real time mode.
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Tu n i n g
M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c a n
M em o D e l
M a nu al /A u to
E n te r
Fr eq
Tim e S et
5. To cancel the alarm, press the
button the display
will show the previously set alarm time, press the C
button to complete alarm cancellation.
Note:
Power
1. When the alarm is sounding, press the "Power" button
to turn off the alarm for 24 hours.
2. The radio alarm will play for one hour if not turned off
by pushing the "Power" button.
D is p la y
M od e
S h o r tw a v e B an d s
3. Tune your radio to the required station and adjust the
volume before setting the alarm. When the alarm
operates your radio will play the last station selected.
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2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
F re q (M H z )
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Setting the HWS (Humane Wake System) alarm
A repeating beep tone will sound when using the HWS alarm. The alarm beep will increase in volume every 15
seconds for 1 minute followed by 1 minutes silence before repeating the cycle. The HWS alarm will sound for 1 hour
unless turned off by pushing the "Power" button.
1. Press the
button the display will show the last
alarm time set, (this will be "0:00" the first time the
alarm is set). The alarm symbol
will flash in the
display.
2. Press the numbered buttons to set the alarm on time,
followed by the Enter button to complete the setting
The display will return to showing real time.
1
2
3
4
5
6
button to
7
8
9
3. To verify the alarm time, press the
display the alarm time followed by the Enter button to
return to real time mode.
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M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c a n
M em o D e l
E n te r
Fr eq
Tim e S et
5. To cancel the alarm, press the
button the display
will show the previously set alarm time, press the C
button to complete alarm cancellation.
Note:
Power
1. When the alarm is sounding, press the Power button
to turn off the alarm for 24 hours.
2. The HWS alarm will play for one hour if not turned off
by pushing the Power button.
D is p la y
M od e
S h o r tw a v e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.1 0 0
7. 35 0
13.5 0 0
13 .8 7 0
15 .1 0 0
15 .8 0 0
17.4 8 0
17.9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .1 0 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11 .6 0 0
1 2 .1 0 0
A la r m
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F re q (M H z )
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Setting the sleep timer
The sleep timer will automatically switch off the radio after
a preset time has elapsed.
1. Press and continue to hold down the
button the
display will cycle through the available sleep times in
the order 60-30-15-120-90. Release the
button
when the required sleep time appears in the display.
The
symbol will appear in the display and the radio
will play the last station selected.
P ow er
FM
D isp la y
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.10 0
7. 35 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11.6 0 0
1 2 .10 0
2. To cancel the sleep function, press the
button,
the
symbol will disappear and the display will
revert to showing real time.
P ow er
D isp la y
S h o rtw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
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M od e
S h o rtw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .9 0 0
7.10 0
9 .4 0 0
11.6 0 0
M od e
Mode button
To meet the requirements of various countries, you may
change the initial settings by pressing the mode button
and related numbers as shown below.
Key
Result
Mode 10 Enter
FM 100kHz tuning steps
Mode 11 Enter
FM 200kHz tuning steps
Mode 20 Enter
Mode 21 Enter
Mode 30 Enter
Mode 31 Enter
MW 9kHz tuning steps
MW 10KHz tuning steps
12Hr clock format
24Hr clock format
Mode 40 Enter
Mode 41 Enter
Beep tone off
Beep tone on
Mode 50 Enter
Mode 51 Enter
Memories arranged low - high
Memories arranged high - low
P ow er
D isp la y
M od e
S h o rtw av e B an d s
2 .3 0 0
2 .4 9 5
3 .2 0 0
3 .4 0 0
3 .9 0 0
4 .0 0 0
4 .7 5 0
5 .0 6 0
5 .9 0 0
6 .2 0 0
7.10 0
7. 35 0
13. 5 0 0
13.8 7 0
15 .10 0
15 .8 0 0
17. 4 8 0
17. 9 0 0
18 .9 0 0
19 .0 2 0
21 .4 5 0
21 .7 5 0
2 5 .6 0 0
2 6 .10 0
9 .4 0 0
9 .9 9 0
11.6 0 0
1 2 .10 0
A la r m
F re q (M H z )
Tune / S S B
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
B and
Tu n in g
M a nu al /A u to
S W S e le ct
E.g. to change MW tuning steps from 9kHz to 10kHz
press the Mode button followed by keys 2, 1, Enter.
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S W P a ge
D u a l Ti m e
M
0
C
AM / PM
M em o S c a n
M em o D e l
Fr eq
Tim e S et
E n te r
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SW External Antenna socket
S W E xt e rn a l
A n te n n a
To improve SW reception you can connect an optional
external antenna directly (Roberts AER-1) to the SW EXT
ANT socket located on the left hand end of your radio.
Inserting a plug into this socket will automatically
disconnect your radios built in antenna.
Lo ca l
FM / SW
DX
FM
SS B
FM St.
AM
DX\Local Switch
S W E x t e rn a l
A n te n n a
When listening to SW\FM stations, this switch adjusts
the radios sensitivity. When listening to strong stations
and the signal is slightly distorted, set the DX\Local switch
to the Local position. For normal or weak stations, set
the switch to the DX position for maximum sensitivity.
Lo ca l
FM / SW
DX
FM
SS B
FM St.
AM
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Mu
News
Loc k
Volum e
The Lock switch located on the right hand end of your
radio is used to prevent unintentional operation.
Set the Lock switch to the (up) On 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 or
carrying pouch. To release the Lock switch move the
switch to the (down) Off position, the
symbol will
be removed from the display.
Normal
Lock switch
Display backlight
Pressing the
button will switch on the display
P ow er
backlight and illuminate the display for approximately 7
seconds.
D isp la y
M od e
S h o rtw av e B an d s
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Mono/Stereo switch
+
1. To listen to FM stereo broadcasts, tune to the required
station, plug in headphones and set the "Mono/Stereo
switch located on the left side of the radio to the FMST
position. If the station being received is weak some
hiss may be audible, to reduce the hiss set the Mono/
Stereo switch to the FM position to return to mono
operation.
C la rify
+
S W E x t e rn a l
A n te n n a
Note: FM stereo is only available via headphones.
F M St. FM
socket on the left side
+
DC 6v
+
of the radio. When the headphones are plugged in the
loudspeaker is automatically disconnected.
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Lo ca l
the headphone plug into the
AM
Headphones or earphones for use with your radio should
be stereo and fitted with a 3.5mm stereo jack plug. Insert
FM / SW
DX
SS B
Headphones
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.
R es et
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.
Care and maintenance
Do not allow this radio to be exposed to water, steam or
sand. Do not leave the radio where excessive heat could
cause damage such as in a parked car where the heat
from the sun can build up even though the outside
temperature may not seem too high.
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Specifications
Frequency range:
LW
MW
50
153 - 279kHz
520 - 1710 or 522 - 1710kHz
SW
120m
2.300 - 2.495MHz
90m
3.200 - 3.400MHz
75m
3.850 - 4.000MHz
(dependent on MW step size )
60m
4.750 - 5.060MHz
FM
49m
5.900 - 6.200MHz
41m
7.100 - 7.350MHz
31m
9.400 - 9.990MHz
25m
11.600 - 12.100MHz
21m
13.570 - 13.870MHz
19m
15.100 - 15.800MHz
16m
17.480 - 17.900MHz
15m
18.900 - 19.020MHz
87.5 - 108MHz
13m
21.450 - 21.750MHz
11m
25.600 - 26.100MHz
Specifications cont.
Power requirements
AC
Output power:
230V
via adaptor.
DC
6.0V
Batteries
4 x IEC size LR6 (AA size)
Battery Life
Approx. 20hrs of listening when
used for 4 hours a day at normal
volume using alkaline batteries.
300mW.
Sockets
Headphone socket
3.5mm dia stereo.
DC in
6.0 volts centre pin negative.
Accessories:
Carrying
pouch,
Stereo
earphones, AC adaptor.
Circuit features
Semiconductors:
Aerial system
1 LSI, 7 IC's, 7 FET, 35
transistors, 33 diodes, 3 LED
LW/MW Built in ferrite aerial
SW
Telescopic aerial
FM
Telescopic aerial
ROBERTS RADIO LIMITED
PO BOX 130
MEXBOROUGH
SOUTH YORKSHIRE
S64 8YT
http://www.robertsradio.co.uk
The company reserves the right to amend the specification without notice.
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Notes:
ROBERTS RADIO LIMITED
PO BOX 130
MEXBOROUGH
SOUTH YORKSHIRE
S64 8YT
http://www.robertsradio.co.uk
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 below before taking further action.
These statements do not affect the statutory rights of a consumer.
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ROBERTS RADIO TECHNICAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Issue 1
97-99 Worton Road
Isleworth Middlesex
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