Instruction manual | COBY electronic CX-266 Stereo System User Manual

CX-266
DIGITAL MP3 AM/FM DESKTOP STEREO with
USB PORT and SD/MMC CARD SLOT
Instruction Manual
Please read this manual carefully before operation.
PRECAUTIONS
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE AND ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER (OR BACK)
OF THE UNIT. REFER SERVICING ONLY TO QUALIFIED
SERVICE PERSONNEL.
For Customer Use:
Enter below the serial number that is located on the
bottom of the unit. Retain this information for future
reference.
Model No.
CX-266
Serial No.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert
the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure
that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operation and servicing instructions in the literature accompanying the
appliance.
WARNING:
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this device to rain or moisture. Dangerous high voltage is present inside the
enclosure. Do not open the cabinet.
CAUTION:
To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot of outlet and fully insert.
Protect your hearing:
Hearing experts advise against the constant use of personal stereos played at high volume. Constant exposure to high volumes can lead to hearing loss. If you should experience ringing in the ears or hearing loss, discontinue use and seek medical
advice.
For recycling or disposal information about this product, please
contact your local authorities or the Electronics Industries Alliance:
www.eiae.org.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
In addition to the careful attention devoted to quality standards in the manufacture of this device,
safety is a major factor in the design of every instrument. However, safety is your responsibility,
too. This sheet lists important information that will help to assure your enjoyment and proper use
of this device and accessory equipment. Please read this carefully before operation and use of
your device.
1.
Read these instructions carefully. Keep these instructions for future reference.
2.
Heed all warnings and follow all instructions.
3.
Do not expose to water or moisture.
4.
Clean only with a dry cloth.
5.
This device should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the rating label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your video dealer or
local power company. For devices intended to operate from battery power or other sources,
refer to the operating instructions.
6.
Do not overload wall outlets or extension cords as this can result in a risk of fire or electric
shock. Overloaded AC outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, damaged or cracked
wire insulation, and broken plugs are dangerous. They may result in a shock or fire hazard.
Examine the cord periodically, and if its appearance indicates damage or deteriorated insulation, have it replaced by a service technician.
7.
Do not force the power plug into a wall outlet. If the plug provided does not fit into your outlet,
consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet. (A polarized plug has two blades
where one is wider than the other; the wide blade is provided for your safety.)
8.
Do not place heavy objects on the power cord. Protect the cord from being walked on, pinched
by objects, or torn and exposed to liquids (especially at plugs, convenience receptacles, and
the point at which they exit from the device).
9.
Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the device. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/device combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
10. Use only with attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. Use of attachments/accessories not recommended by the product
manufacturer may be hazardous.
11.
Do not use this device near water. Do not place objects filled with liquids
(e.g., vases) on the device. Never spill liquid of any kind on the device.
12. Do not drop or otherwise subject the device to impact. Keep objects away from ventilation openings. Do not block ventilation openings at any time.
13. Never push objects of any kind into this device through openings as they may touch dangerous
voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock.
14. Do not install near any apparatus that produces heat such as stoves, radiators, amplifiers, etc.
15. Unplug the device during lightning storms. Unplug the device and remove any batteries when
the device will be unused for long periods of time.
16. Do not open or attempt to repair this device. Refer all repairs to authorized service personnel.
17. When replacements parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement
parts specified by the manufacturer or that have the same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.
18. Upon completion of any service or repairs to this device, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the device is in proper operating condition.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PRECAUTIONS.................................................................................................................................. 2
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.............................................................................................. 3
TABLE OF CONTENTS....................................................................................................................... 4
PACKAGE CONTENTS..................................................................................................................... 5
FEATURES.......................................................................................................................................... 6
LOCATION OF CONTROLS............................................................................................................. 7
POWERING YOUR STEREO.............................................................................................................. 9
AC Operation............................................................................................................................9
Adjusting the Volume................................................................................................................9
AM/FM RADIO (TUNER) MODE.................................................................................................... 10
AM/FM Antenna......................................................................................................................10
Selecting the Band (AM or FM)..............................................................................................10
Tuning to a Station Frequency................................................................................................10
Presetting Station Frequencies..............................................................................................10
USB (UDISK) MODE.........................................................................................................................11
About USB Drives...................................................................................................................11
Playing MP3/WMA Files from a USB Drive............................................................................11
Connecting a USB Drive.................................................................................................11
MP3/WMA Playback Controls........................................................................................11
MP3/WMA Play Modes and Options..............................................................................12
Programming a Custom Sequence of Tracks.................................................................12
SD/MMC MODE............................................................................................................................ 13
Playing MP3/WMA Files from SD/MMC Cards......................................................................13
MP3/WMA Playback Controls........................................................................................13
MP3/WMA Play Modes and Options..............................................................................13
Programming a Custom Sequence of Tracks.................................................................14
AUXILIARY (AUX) MODE............................................................................................................... 15
MENU OPTIONS (SETUP)............................................................................................................... 16
Clock.......................................................................................................................................16
Timer (Alarm)..........................................................................................................................16
Sleep.......................................................................................................................................16
EQ (Equalizer).........................................................................................................................17
Bass........................................................................................................................................17
ID3...........................................................................................................................................17
TROUBLESHOOTING...................................................................................................................... 19
SPECIFICATIONS............................................................................................................................ 20
PACKAGE CONTENTS
Please make sure that the items shown below are included in the package. Should an item be
missing, please contact the local retailer from which you purchased this product.
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1.
CX-266 Main Unit
2.
Full Function Remote Control
3.
Instruction Manual
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FEATURES
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Digital AM/FM Radio
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USB Port and SD/MMC Card Slot for MP3/WMA Playback from USB Drives and SD/MMC
Cards
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Plays All Portable Audio Devices through a 3.5mm Stereo Line-In Jack
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Wooden Cabinet Houses Two High-Performance 3” Stereo Speakers
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Experience Ultra-Bass Response When Connected to a Dedicated Subwoofer
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Bright LCD Display with Backlight
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ID3 Support for Song Information Display
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Digital Preset Equalizer
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Programmable Track Memory
LOCATION OF CONTROLS
FRONT PANEL
1.
2.
FUNCTION
Press to toggle between TUNER, UDISK
(USB), SD/MMC and AUX modes.
BAND/FOLDER
Press to toggle between AM and FM bands,
or to change folders during MP3 playback.
3.
PLAY/PAUSE/ENTER
4.
LCD Display
5.
Remote Control Sensor
6.
Power/Standby LED Indicator
7.
STOP/RETURN
8.
PREVIOUS/REVERSE/TUNE DN
9.
NEXT/FORWARD/TUNE UP
10. VOLUME/POWER
Turn the knob to adjust the volume, press
the knob to turn the player On or Off.
11. USB Port
12. SD/MMC Card Slot
REAR PANEL
1.
FM Antenna
Extend the wire fully for best reception.
2.
Auxiliary In
3.5mm Stereo Line-In for use with
external audio devices.
3.
Subwoofer Out
Connection for use with a dedicated
subwoofer.
4.
Main Power Switch
5.
Power Cord
LOCATION OF CONTROLS
REMOTE CONTROL
POWERING YOUR STEREO
AC Operation
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Plug the power cord into an AC 120V wall outlet.
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Locate the Main Power switch on the rear of the unit and set it to the ON position.
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Press the Volume/Power knob on the front of the unit to turn your stereo on or off.
WARNING:
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Do not connect the power plug to a power outlet other than that which is indicated here and
on the label as this may result in the risk of fire or electric shock.
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Do not handle the power plug with wet hands. Doing so may cause electric shock.
Adjusting the Volume
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Turn the Volume/Power knob to adjust the volume level.
AM/FM RADIO (TUNER) MODE
Select TUNER mode to listen to AM or FM radio broadcasts. Press FUNCTION to select
TUNER mode.
AM/FM Antenna
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Your stereo comes equipped with an internal AM antenna. Large appliances or other devices
that create an electrical field may interfere with AM reception; for best reception, please try
to locate the stereo away from such devices.
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Your stereo comes equipped with an external FM wire antenna. Adjust the position and location of the FM antenna for best reception.
FM Stereo / Mono Reception
When the tuner is locked in to a stereo broadcast, the LCD will display “STEREO”. If you are having difficulty locking in to the broadcast, switch to MONO reception by pressing FM ST./MONO
on the remote.
Selecting the Band (AM or FM)
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Press BAND/FOLDER to toggle between the AM or FM band.
Tuning to a Station Frequency
•
To adjust the tuning frequency up, press
tion frequency, press and hold .
. To auto-scan to the next highest available sta-
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To adjust the tuning frequency down, press
station frequency, press and hold .
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To tune to a preset station, press PRESET UP or PRESET DOWN (see the Presetting Station Frequencies section for more information on preset stations).
. To auto-scan to the next lowest available
Presetting Station Frequencies
Your stereo can store up to 20 FM preset stations and up to 10 AM preset stations. While the
stereo is in TUNER MODE:
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1.
Tune to the station frequency you would like to save as a preset (e.g., “89.2”).
2.
Press PROG on the remote control. The LCD will display “MEMORY” and the Preset Station Number will start flashing.
3.
Press PRESET UP or PRESET DOWN to select the Preset Station Number to save (e.g.,
Preset Station Number “01”).
4.
Press PROG again to save the preset (e.g., Preset “01” is now set to station frequency “89.2’).
USB (UDISK) MODE
Select UDISK mode to play digital MP3/WMA audio files from a USB drive. For more
information about MP3 or WMA digital audio files, please visit our website at www.
cobyusa.com. Press FUNCTION to select UDISK mode.
About USB Drives
USB drives are storage devices that have a USB interface. Some examples of USB drives are:
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USB Thumb drives (flash memory)
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USB Micro Drives (mini hard drive)
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USB Card Reader with flash memory installed (e.g., Compact Flash, SD/MMC, Memory
Stick, etc.)
Although you may connect other MP3 players through the USB port for playback, we recommend
that you use the provided Auxiliary Line-In jack for such devices to take advantage of your MP3 player’s display and controls (please see the AUXILIARY (AUX) MODE section for more information).
Playing MP3/WMA Files from a USB Drive
Connecting a USB Drive
1.
Transfer the MP3/WMA files onto the USB drive you wish to connect (you may need to use
a computer to do this).
2.
Connect the USB drive to the stereo’s USB port using the appropriate USB cable (not
included). A USB cable was likely provided with your USB drive.
3.
Press FUNCTION to select UDISK mode. The LCD will display “READING” while the stereo
scans for MP3/WMA files on the USB drive. The more files that are on the drive, the longer
it will take to complete the scan. When playback is stopped, the LCD will display the total
number of folders and MP3/WMA files on the USB drive.
MP3/WMA Playback Controls
•
Press
Press
to start playback. Press
again to pause playback or press
again to resume playback.
to stop playback.
•
To select the next track, press
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To select the previous track, press
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If the USB drive contains multiple folders, press BAND/FOLDER to change folders.
. To fast forward through the current track, press and hold
. To reverse through a track, press and hold
.
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If the ID3 Display feature has been turned on in the Menu Options (and the MP3 file being played contains ID3 information), then the file name, song title, and artist name will be displayed on the LCD.
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USB (UDISK) MODE
MP3/WMA Play Modes and Options
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INTRO Mode
Press INTRO to toggle Intro Mode on or off. Intro mode will play the first 10 seconds of
each track.
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RANDOM Mode
•
Press RANDOM to toggle Random Mode on or off. Random mode will play your tracks in a
random, shuffled order.
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REPEAT Modes
While playback is stopped, press REPEAT to toggle through the following Random modes:
Repeat One (repeats one track)
Repeat All (repeats all tracks on the drive)
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Repeat Folder (repeats all tracks in the current folder)
REPEAT A-B Mode
Repeat A-B allows you to specify a segment of a track to play as a repeating loop.
1.
During playback, press REPEAT twice to designate the beginning of the loop (Point A).
The LCD will display
.
2.
Press REPEAT again to designate the end of the loop (Point B). The LCD will display
and the track segment A to B will play in a repeating loop.
3.
Press REPEAT again to exit the repeating loop and continue normal playback.
Programming a Custom Sequence of Tracks
Your stereo can memorize a programmed sequence of up to 20 tracks. To create a program sequence:
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1.
Press
to ensure that playback is stopped.
2.
Press PROG. The LCD will display “PROG” and the Folder Number will start blinking.
3.
Press
or
to select the folder that contains the track that you want to program and then
press PROG. The Track Number will start blinking.
4.
Press
or
to select the track and press PROG to store the track.
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Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to continue programming tracks in the sequence, or
•
Press
to start the program sequence playback.
SD/MMC MODE
Select SD/MMC mode to play digital MP3/WMA audio files from an SD/MMC card. For
more information about MP3 or WMA digital audio files, please see the About MP3/WMA
Files section. Press FUNCTION to select SD/MMC mode.
Playing MP3/WMA Files from SD/MMC Cards
1.
Transfer the MP3/WMA files onto the SD/MMC card you wish to connect (you may need to
use a computer and a SD/MMC card reader to do this).
2.
Insert the SD/MMC card into the stereo’s SD/MMC card slot.
3.
Press FUNCTION to select SD/MMC mode. The LCD will display “READING” while the
stereo scans for MP3/WMA files on the card. The more files that are on the card, the longer
it will take to complete the scan. When playback is stopped, the LCD will display the total
number of folders and MP3/WMA files on the card.
MP3/WMA Playback Controls
•
Press
Press
to start playback. Press
again to pause playback or press
again to resume playback.
to stop playback.
•
To select the next track, press
•
To select the previous track, press
•
If the card contains multiple folders, press BAND/FOLDER to change folders.
. To fast forward through the current track, press and hold
. To reverse through a track, press and hold
.
.
If the ID3 Display feature has been turned on in the MENU options (and the MP3 file being played contains ID3 information), then the file name, song title, and artist name will be displayed on the LCD.
MP3/WMA Play Modes and Options
•
INTRO Mode
Press INTRO to toggle Intro Mode on or off. Intro mode will play the first 10 seconds of
each track.
•
RANDOM Mode
•
Press RANDOM to toggle Random Mode on or off. Random mode will play your tracks in a
random, shuffled order.
•
REPEAT Modes
While playback is stopped, press REPEAT to toggle through the following Random modes:
Repeat One (repeats one track)
Repeat All (repeats all tracks on the card)
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Repeat Folder (repeats all tracks in the current folder)
REPEAT A-B Mode
Repeat A-B allows you to specify a segment of a track to play as a repeating loop.
1.
During playback, press REPEAT twice to designate the beginning of the loop (Point A).
The LCD will display
.
2.
Press REPEAT again to designate the end of the loop (Point B). The LCD will display
and the track segment A to B will play in a repeating loop.
3.
Press REPEAT again to exit the repeating loop and continue normal playback.
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SD/MMC MODE
Programming a Custom Sequence of Tracks
Your stereo can memorize a programmed sequence of up to 20 tracks. To create a program sequence:
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1.
Press
to ensure that playback is stopped.
2.
Press PROG. The LCD will display “PROG” and the Folder Number will start blinking.
3.
Press
or
to select the folder that contains the track that you want to program and then
press PROG. The Track Number will start blinking.
4.
Press
or
to select the track and press PROG to store the track.
•
Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to continue programming tracks in the sequence, or
•
Press
to start the program sequence playback.
AUXILIARY (AUX) MODE
Select AUX mode to listen to external audio devices connected through the 3.5mm Auxiliary Stereo Line-In jack. Press FUNCTION to select AUX mode.
1.
Use a 3.5mm Male-to-Male Stereo cable to connect any external audio device with a
3.5mm Headphone or Line-Out jack to the AUX IN jack on the rear panel of the stereo.
2.
Start playback on the external audio device. Adjust the volume on the audio device (do not
set the volume too high to avoid distortion). You may also adjust the volume on the CX-266.
3.
To control playback function, use the controls provided by the external audio device.
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MENU OPTIONS (SETUP)
Access the Menu Options to set your stereo’s internal options. Press MENU on the remote control to toggle through the Clock, Timer, Equalizer, Bass, and ID3 options.
Clock
Set the system clock time.
1.
Press MENU until the LCD displays “CLOCK” and then press ENTER. The 12/24HR option
will start blinking.
2.
Press
or
to toggle the 12/24HR setting and then press ENTER. The Hour option will
start blinking.
3.
Press
or
blinking.
to set the Hour option and then press ENTER. The Minutes option will start
4.
Press
to set the Minutes option and then press ENTER.
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Timer (Alarm)
Set a time for the stereo to turn on and off automatically.
1.
Press MENU until the LCD displays “TIMER” and then press ENTER. The LCD will display
TIMER ON.
2.
Press MENU to change between the TIMER ON or TIMER OFF options and then press
ENTER. The Hour option will start blinking.
2.
Press
or
blinking.
to set the Hour option and then press ENTER. The Minutes option will start
3.
Press
to set the Minutes option and then press ENTER.
or
After the TIMER ON time has been set, you can press TIMER on the remote control to toggle the
Timer Alarm on or off. The LCD will display “TIMER” when the timer alarm is on.
When the Timer Alarm is triggered, you may press SNOOZE on the remote to delay the alarm for
another 5 minutes.
Sleep
The Sleep function allows you to go to sleep to music and have the stereo turn itself off automatically after a set amount of time.
1.
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Press SLEEP on the remote control to set the amount of time before the unit turns off. Each
successive press of SLEEP will increase the Sleep duration 10 minutes (up to a maximum
of 90 minutes).
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When Sleep Mode is activated, the LCD will display “SLEEP”
•
When Sleep Mode is activated, you may press SLEEP once to view the remaining
Sleep Time.
•
To cancel Sleep Mode, press SLEEP until the LCD displays “SLEEP 00”.
MENU OPTIONS (SETUP)
EQ (Equalizer)
Set the digital preset equalizer.
1.
Press EQ on the remote control to cycle through the equalizer settings: FLAT, ROCK,
JAZZ, CLASSIC, or POP.
Bass
Turn the bass enhancement feature on or off.
1.
Press BASS on the remote control to toggle the Bass setting on or off.
ID3
Turn the ID3 display feature on or off. When this is set to ON, the stereo will display any MP3 or
WMA ID3 song information that is available.
1.
Press MENU until the LCD displays “ID3” and then press ENTER. The LCD will display ID3
ON.
2.
Press MENU to toggle between the ID3 ON or ID3 OFF and then press ENTER.
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MENU OPTIONS (SETUP)
Firmware upgrades may be available from time to time on our website at www.cobyusa.com.
Please check our site periodically for firmware upgrades.
To upgrade your stereo’s firmware:
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1.
Download the latest firmware from our website at www.cobyusa.com
2.
Save the new firmware to the root directory of a USB drive or an SD/MMC card.
3.
Connect the USB drive or SD/MMC card to the stereo and set it to the corresponding mode
(UDISK or SD/MMC).
4.
The stereo will read the USB drive or card and the LCD will display “UPDATE” for 5
seconds. During this time, press ENTER to start the firmware upgrade, or do nothing to
cancel the update.
5.
If you have chosen to update the firmware, the LCD will display “UPDATE”. DO NOT
INTERRUPT THE UPDATE PROCESS AS THIS MAY RENDER YOUR STEREO INOPERABLE.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have a problem with this player, please read the troubleshooting guide below and check
our website at www.cobyusa.com for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and firmware updates.
If these resources do not resolve the problem, please contact Technical Support.
COBY Electronics Technical Support
Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM–11:00 PM EST
Saturday to Sunday, 9:00 AM–11:00 PM EST
Email:
techsupport@cobyusa.com
Phone:
800-681-2629 or 718-416-3197
Web:
www.cobyusa.com
There is no sound.
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Ensure that the Main Power Switch on the rear panel is physically set to the ON position.
•
Ensure that the AC adapter cord is securely connected to the proper wall outlet.
•
Ensure that the volume is not too low and that MUTE has not been activated.
The sound is distorted.
•
Ensure that the volume is not too high.
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Ensure that the MP3/WMA file is not corrupt. Try playing the file on a computer or try downloading the file again.
The remote control is not working.
•
Ensure that the battery is not dead.
•
Avoid using the remote in direct sunlight or other strong light.
•
Avoid placing any obstacles between the remote and the remote sensor.
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SPECIFICATIONS
Display Type
LCD with Backlight
Memory
No internal memory
Interface
USB, SD/MMC Card Reader
Audio Format Support
MP3, WMA
Frequency Range
FM: 87.5 - 108.0 MHz
AM: 522 - 1620 kHz
Preset Station Memory
FM: 20
AM: 10
Audio Input
3.5mm Stereo
Audio Output
3” High-Performance Full-Range Driver (2)
Subwoofer Out
Output Power
4W x 2
Accessories Included
Full Function Remote Control
Specifications and manual are subject to change without notice.
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COBY Electronics Corp.
56-65 Rust Street.
Maspeth, NY 11378
www.cobyusa.com.
www.ecoby.com
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