Specifications | Bose PM-1 CD Player User Manual

Bose® Model PM-1
Portable Compact Disc Player
Owner’s Guide
Declaration of Conformity
We, the offerer:
Bose Corporation, The Mountain, Framingham, MA
01701-9168 USA
acknowledge our sole responsibility,
that the product:
Kind of equipment: Compact Disc Player
Type designation: Bose® Model PM-1
Portable Compact Disc
In accordance with EMC Directive 89/336/EEC
and Article 10(1) of the Directive,
is in compliance with the following
norm(s) or document(s)
Technical regulations: EN 55013, EN 55020
EN 61000-3-2, -3-3, -4-2, -4-4, -4-5
in accordance with the Low Voltage Directive 73/23/EEC,
is in compliance with the following norm(s) or document(s):
Technical regulations: EN 60065, EN 60825
Accredited by:
Bose Corporation, The Mountain,
Framingham, MA 01701-9168 USA
24 September 2003
Bose Products B.V.
Nijverheidstraat 8, 1135 GE Edam
The Netherlands
Nic Merks
Vice President Europe
Manufacturer’s authorized
EU representative
Safety Information
Class 1 Laser Product
This CD Player is classified as a CLASS
1 LASER PRODUCT according to EN
60825-1:1994 + A11. The CLASS 1
LASER PRODUCT label is located on the bottom of the player.
WARNING: This product utilizes a laser. Invisible radiation
is present when unit is opened and interlock failed or
WARNING: Use of controls or adjustments or
performance of procedures other than those specified herein
may result in hazardous radiation exposure. The CD player
should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except
properly qualified service personnel.
WARNING: Dispose of used batteries promptly
and properly, following any local regulations. Do not
Information about products that generate electrical noise.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for
a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These
limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates,
uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, this is no guarantee
that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
on, you are encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more
of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a different circuit than the
one to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Note: Modifications or adjustments to this equipment which are not
expressly approved by the manufacturer may void the user’s right or
authority to operate this equipment.
This product complies with the Canadian ICES-0003 Class B
Safety Information
Caution: Long term exposure to loud music may cause
hearing damage. It is best to avoid extreme volume when
using headphones with this CD Player, especially for
extended periods.
Caution: Do not use this product with headphones when
operating a motor vehicle on a public road, or where the
inability to hear outside sounds may present a danger.
Caution: If you hear no sound when playing a disc, DO
NOT turn the volume up high because music could suddenly
start at high volume. Turn the volume control to the lowest
level before starting playback and slowly increase volume to
the desired level.
Note: If the CD player is brought from a cold to a warm
location, moisture may condense inside, causing it to stop
working. Should this occur, remove the disc and leave the
player in a warm location for several hours to allow the
moisture to evaporate.
Note: Use the player with 2 AA batteries (LR06 alkaline).
The CD Player is not supplied with an AC adapter. Use only a
safety agency approved 6V DC 350mA AC adapter. Plus
pole (+) to the center pin of the 3.5mm socket. When the unit
is not used, be sure to disconnect the AC power adapter.
Customer Service
For additional help in solving problems, contact your
Bose dealer. Or, to contact Bose® Customer Service,
refer to the list on page 13 of this guide.
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About Your CD Player
Before you use the Bose® PM-1 Portable
Compact Disc Player
This guide will help you enjoy the compact disc player
that came with your Bose® product.
Load the Batteries
Slide the compartment door as shown. The diagram next
to the compartment door shows the positioning of the
positive and negative battery terminals.
Unlock the Hold Switch
The Hold switch, located on the back of the player, may
be ON when shipped from the factory. This prevents the
controls from operating.
Move the Hold switch to OFF to disable Hold and unlock
all controls. Turn Hold ON to prevent accidental
operation of the controls.
Connecting Headphones
To make the headphone connection, insert the
headphone plug in the jack on the side of the CD player.
Selecting Compatible Discs
Your CD player can play audio CDs, CD-Rs, and
The CD Player Controls
Volume +
Volume -
Open Switch
The CD player controls are explained on the following
CD Player Controls
Open Switch
Slide the switch to the right to open the CD
compartment. Place a CD inside the compartment, with
the printed side facing upwards. Press down gently until
it clicks in place. Press the CD door to close.
indicates the compartment door is open.
Play/Pause Button
Press to turn the CD player ON or to play a track when the
player is stopped, paused, or OFF. The CD player will
continue playing until Pause or Stop are pressed or all
tracks are played.
When a CD is playing, press Play/Pause to pause a track.
The player will remain paused until:
• Play/Pause is pressed to resume play, or,
• Stop is pressed.
When the player is OFF or stopped, press Play/Pause to
play the first track on the CD.
Stop Button
Press to stop play of the current track.
Play remains stopped until: Play/Pause is pressed to
play the track, or, Stop is pressed to turn the player OFF.
While a CD is playing, press the Stop button twice to
turn the player OFF.
If a track is paused, press Stop to display the total
number of tracks and total time of the CD. Play remains
Next Track/Previous Track Button
When a CD is being played, press this button to
advance to the next track. If the last track on a CD is
being played, pressing Next Track will advance play to
the first track on the CD.
When a CD is being played, press the Previous
Track button to play the beginning of that track. Press
the button again, within one second of the first press, to
play the previous track.
When a track is being played, press and hold the Next
Track or Previous Track button to scan forward or
backward through the current track. When the track
ends, scanning will continue until the button is released.
When no track is being played, press and hold the Next
Track or Previous Track button to scroll forward or
backward across all tracks until the button is released.
Volume Up/Volume Down Buttons
Use these buttons to adjust playback volume. The
display shows a volume of 4 when the player is first
turned on. There are 31 volume settings, from a
minimum of 0 to a maximum of 31.
Press the Volume Up
or Volume Down
once to increase or decrease the volume by one setting.
Press and hold either volume button to continuously
increase or decrease the volume settings.
Volume may be adjusted during playback or when the
player is stopped.
displays when the volume is adjusted.
Anti-Skip Button
The Anti-Skip button reduces skipping if the CD
player is moved during playback. This feature is ON by
displays when the feature is ON.
Press the Anti-Skip control to disable or re-activate this
feature during Play, Pause, or Stop modes.
Note: Activating Anti-Skip may degrade playback quality.
You can lock the CD player to prevent
the settings from changing during
playback or when the player is OFF.
Move the Hold switch, located on the
back of the player, to ON to enable
Hold and lock all controls.
is displayed to indicate Hold is activated.
You will not be able to operate the controls of the CD
player until the Hold switch is set to OFF.
When the player is OFF,
will flash momentarily when
you press Play/Pause when Hold is ON.
The Hold symbol is not displayed when Hold is OFF.
The CD Display Window
Track and Time
When a CD is first loaded, and the Play/Pause button is
pushed, the numerals in the center of the window show
the total number of tracks and the total time of the CD
for one second.
When the volume is being adjusted, the volume graphic
appears at the top left of the display, and the volume
level, from 0 to 31, is displayed in the same location as
the track number.
When a CD track is playing, the track number and the
elapsed time of that track is displayed. The track number
and elapsed time are displayed immediately after Play
has been pressed, and remain on the display window
until the selected track has ended.
When a CD is paused, the track number continues to be
displayed, and the elapsed time flashes at the point
where playback was paused.
When the CD player is OFF, the display is blank.
Low Battery Symbol
When about 10 minutes of playing time remain, the low
battery symbol appears and flashes until the player is
turned OFF or the battery runs out of power.
Error Text
This indicates there is no CD in the player, the CD is
upside-down, or its format cannot be read. The message
displays for thirty seconds and the player turns OFF.
Play Modes
Press the Mode button to cycle through the five Play
Normal – press Play
This is the default mode when Play is pressed.
No graphic is displayed.
Repeat – press Mode once
In Normal mode, press the Mode button once to repeat
the selected track. The track will be repeated until Next
Track/Previous Track, Mode, or Stop is pressed.
indicates Repeat mode is selected.
Repeat All – press Mode twice
In Normal mode, press the Mode button twice to repeat
all the tracks on the CD. The CD will repeat until the Play
Mode is changed, or the player is Stopped.
indicates Repeat All mode is selected.
Intro – press Mode three times
In Normal mode, press the Mode button three times to
play approximately ten seconds of each track on the CD.
When all tracks have been played, the player stops.
If no track is playing when Intro is activated, press Play
to begin playback in Intro mode.
indicates Intro mode is selected.
Shuffle – press Mode four times
In Normal mode, press the Mode button four times to
play all the tracks on the CD in random order. When all
tracks have been played, the player stops.
If no track is playing when Shuffle is activated, press
Play to begin playback in Shuffle mode. The player skips
to the next shuffled track and begins playback.
indicates Shuffle mode is selected.
Battery Replacement
The CD player uses two AA (LR06 alkaline) batteries. Do
not mix old and new batteries.
Insert the batteries into the player with the positive and
negative battery terminals aligned with + and – symbols
shown on the case next to the battery compartment
Note: You can use rechargeable batteries (NiMH,
composed of nickel metal hydride, are recommended).
They average half the life of alkaline batteries. However,
the low battery symbol is not set for such batteries and will
not be a reliable indicator of their remaining battery life.
Do not mix alkaline and rechargeable batteries.
Cleaning the CD Player
Cleaning is not necessary. However, you can simply wipe the
outside surfaces with a soft cloth, as needed.
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