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ROBERTS
R9962
LW/MW/SW1-9/FM
12 band Portable World Radio
Contents
Controls ...................................................................................................................... 2-3
Batteries ......................................................................................................................... 4
Operating your radio - FM .............................................................................................. 5
Operating your radio - Medium and Long wave ............................................................ 6
Operating your radio - Shortwave .................................................................................. 7
Headphones ................................................................................................................... 8
Mains adaptor ................................................................................................................. 8
Specifications ................................................................................................................. 9
Guarantee ..................................................................................................................... 10
Please note
Do not allow this unit to be exposed to moisture (e.g. dripping or splashing). 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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Controls (front)
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1. Telescopic aerial
2. SW band switch
3. Waveband switch
4. Tuning indicator
5. Tuning scale
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If you need any further advice, please call our Technical Helpline on :- 020 8758 0338 (Mon-Fri)
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Controls (left and right hand ends)
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6. Volume control
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9. Tuning control
7. Headphone socket
10. On/Off switch
8. DC input socket
11. Battery compartment
Batteries
1. Remove the Battery cover on the rear of your
radio by pushing the battery door in and downwards.
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2. Insert two LR6 (AA size) batteries into the
spaces in the compartment. Take care to
ensure all batteries are inserted with the correct polarity as shown on the rear of your radio.
Replace the battery cover.
3. Reduced power, distortion and a ‘stuttering’
sound are all signs that the batteries may need
replacing.
4. If the radio is not to be used for any extended
period of time it is recommended that the
batteries are removed from the radio.
If you need any further advice, please call our Technical Helpline on :- 020 8758 0338 (Mon-Fri)
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Operating your radio - FM
1. Switch on your radio by sliding the Power
On/Off switch to the On position.
2. Slide the Waveband selector switch to the
FM position.
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3. Adjust the Volume control until a hissing
sound is heard.
4. Rotate the Tuning control to select the
desired station. The Tuning indicator will
light when the station is correctly tuned. On
FM the Tuning scale is marked in Megahertz (MHz).
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5. For FM reception fully extend the
Telescopic aerial and then angle and rotate
for best reception.
6. Adjust the Volume to the required setting.
7. To switch off your radio slide the Power On/
Off switch to the Off position.
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Operating your radio - Medium and
Long wave
1. Switch on your radio by sliding the Power On/
Off switch to the On position.
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2. Slide the Waveband selector switch to the
MW or LW position.
3. Adjust the Volume control until a hissing
sound is heard.
4. Rotate the Tuning control to select the desired station. The Tuning indicator will light
when the station is correctly tuned. On MW
and LW the Tuning scale is marked in kilohertz (kHz).
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Note : The telescopic aerial is inoperative
on MW and LW.
5. For MW or LW reception rotate your radio to
the position giving best reception.
6. Adjust the Volume to the required setting.
7. To switch off your radio slide the Power On/
Off switch to the Off position.
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If you need any further advice, please call our Technical Helpline on :- 020 8758 0338 (Mon-Fri)
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Operating your radio - Shortwave
1. Switch on your radio by sliding the Power On/
Off switch to the On position.
2. Slide the Waveband selector switch to the
SW position.
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3. Select the required SW band using the SW
band selector switch.
For information on the most appropriate
shortwave band refer to shortwave guide
or BBC website at http://www.bbc.co.uk.
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4. Adjust the Volume control until a hissing
sound is heard.
5. Fully extend the Telescopic aerial.
6. Rotate the Tuning control to select the desired station. The Tuning indicator will light
when the station is correctly tuned. On SW the
Tuning scale is marked in Megahertz (MHz).
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7. Adjust the Volume to the required setting.
8. To switch off your radio slide the Power On/
Off switch to the Off position.
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Headphones (not included)
A Headphone Socket (3.5mm) located on the left
hand end of your radio is provided for use with
either headphones or an earpiece. Inserting the
headphone plug automatically mutes the internal
loudspeaker.
Mains adaptor (not included)
The AC adaptor for use with the R9962 should
provide 3 volts DC output at 200mA centre pin
negative.
Plug the lead from the adaptor into the DC socket
located on the left hand end of your radio. Plug the
adaptor into a mains outlet. The battery will be
automatically disconnected
The mains adaptor should be disconnected from
the mains supply when not in use.
If you need any further advice, please call our Technical Helpline on :- 020 8758 0338 (Mon-Fri)
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Specifications
Power Requirements
Frequency Coverage
Batteries : 3V
2 x LR6 (AA) size
LW
External : 3V
200mA (centre pin negative)
MW
530 - 1710 kHz
FM
87.5 - 108 MHz
150 - 281 kHz
Battery Life
SW1
60m band
4.60 - 5.05 MHz
Approx. 20hrs of listening for 4 hours a day at
normal volume, using Alkaline cells.
SW2
49m band
5.95 - 6.25 MHz
SW3
41m band
7.05 - 7.70 MHz
SW4
31m band
9.40 - 9.90 MHz
Loudspeaker
50mm 8 ohm.
SW5
25m band
11.55 - 12.10 MHz
Output Power
120mW into 4 ohms.
SW6
21m band
13.45 - 14.10 MHz
Headphone Socket
3.5mm dia mono
SW7
19m band
15.05 - 15.65 MHz
SW8
16m band
17.50 - 18.05 MHz
SW9
13m band
21.50 - 21.95 MHz
Aerial System
LW : Built-in Ferrite aerial
MW : Built-in Ferrite aerial
FM : Telescopic aerial
SW : Telescopic aerial
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Guarantee
This instrument 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. Radios 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 Technical Services department at the address shown
on the rear of this manual before taking further action.
These statements do not affect the statutory rights of a consumer.
If you need any further advice, please call our Technical Helpline on :- 020 8758 0338 (Mon-Fri)
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ROBERTS RADIO TECHNICAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
97-99 Worton Road
Isleworth Middlesex
TW7 6EG
Technical Helpline:- 020 8758 0338
Issue 3
(Mon-Fri)
Website: http://www.robertsradio.co.uk
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