Emerson SB261 CD Player User Manual

PORTABLE CD, CD-R/RW PLAYER
wi th AM/FM STEREO RADIO
OWNER'S MANUAL
SB260/SB261
Copyright 2003 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Nickelodeon,
SpongeBob SquarePants and all related titles, logos and characters are
trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Created by Stephen Hillenburg.
CAUT I ON
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT USE THIS PLUG WITH AN
EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES
CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE. TO PREVENT FIRE
OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
C AU T I O N
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle is intented 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 to persons.
WARNING: TO REDUCE THE
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT REMOVE COVER
(OR BACK), NO USER
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE
REFER SERVICING TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
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The exclamation point within
an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to
the presence of important
operating and maintenance
(ser vi ci ng) instr ucti ons in
the liter ature accompanying the appl iance.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has
two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third
grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided
plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments / accessories specified by the manufacturer.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus
has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has
been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain
or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
This appliance shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing water and no object filled with
liquids such as vases shall be placed on the apparatus.
Do not overload wall outlet. Use only power source as indicated.
Use replacement parts as specified by the manufacturer.
The product may be mounted to a wall only if recommended by the manufacturer.
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician to
perform safety checks.
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Emerson Radio Corp. has produced this audio product under
license from Nickelodeon. We have taken great care to make
sure your unit was in perfect working order when it left our factory.
It has been designed to give you many years of enjoyment and
trouble free operation. Read this manual before operating this
unit to become familiar with its features. In the event you require
technical assistance, please contact the Emerson Radio Customer
Service hotline at 1-800-898-9020. Retain this manual for
future reference.
NOTES:
- Please avoid using this unit in places of high temperature or
humidity over prolonged periods of time as damage may occur.
- Exposure to direct sunlight in places such as car interiors may
cause the unit to become warped and/or lead to malfunctioning.
- Avoid using or storing this unit in dusty or sandy locations.
For future reference, record the serial number in the space provided.
Model No: SB260/SB261
Serial No:
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IMPORTANT NOTES
• Operate controls and switches as
described in the manual.
• Avoid installing this unit in places
exposed to direct sunlight or close to
heat radiating appliances such as
electric heaters, on top of other stereo
equipment that radiates too much heat,
places lacking ventilation or dusty areas,
places subject to constant vibration and/
or humid or moist areas.
• Before turning ‘On’ the power, make
certain that power cord is properly
installed.
• Store your CDs in a cool area to avoid
damage from heat.
• When moving the unit, be sure to first
disconnect the power cord.
• Do not attempt to clean this unit with
chemical solvents as this might damage
the finish. Use a clean dry cloth.
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
APPAREIL Á LASER DE CLASSE 1
PRODUCTO LASER DE CLASE 1
CAUTION
INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION
WHEN OPEN AND INTERLOCKS
DEFEATED.
AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM
This product contains a low power Laser Device.
FCC INFORMATION
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, there 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, the user is
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 into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
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PREPARATION FOR USE
UNPACKING AND SET UP
• Carefully remove the unit from the carton and remove all packing materials from
the unit.
• Carefully remove any small strips of tape which may have been used to keep
the CD door closed during shipment.
• Open the CD compartment by placing your finger under center of the CD door
and lifting upward. Inside the CD compartment you will see a white transit card
which is used to prevent the laser pick-up from moving during shipment. Carefully remove this card and close the CD compartment door.
• Please save the carton and packing materials in the event that your unit ever
needs to be returned for service. The original carton and packing materials are
the only way to protect the unit from damage during shipment.
POWER SOURCES
This unit is designed to operate on 6 “C” batteries, not included, or on normal
120V 60Hz AC house current. Operating this unit from any other power source
may cause damage to the unit, and such damage is not covered by your warranty.
AC Operation
Connect the small end of the AC Power Cord to the AC socket on the back cabinet,
then insert the plug in any convenient household 120V 60Hz AC outlet.
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NOTE:
This unit has a polarized AC plug with one
wide blade and one narrow blade. This plug
will only fit into a matching polarized AC
AC Outlet
outlet. This is a safety feature to reduce
the possibility of electric shock. If this plug
will not fit in your AC outlet, you probably
AC Plug
have an outdated non-polarized outlet. You
should have your outdated outlet changed by a qualified, licensed electrician. Do
not file the wide blade on the plug, or use an adapter to make the plug fit into your
outlet. This defeats the safety feature and could expose you to electric shock.
Battery Operation
1.) Remove the battery compartment door
on the back of the cabinet by pressing
down on the two tabs directly below the
“ ” marks.
2.) Insert 6 “C” size batteries into the
battery compartment according to the
polarity diagram engraved inside the
compartment. If the batteries are
inserted incorrectly the unit will not
work.
3.) Replace the battery compartment door.
NOTE: In order to operate the unit on battery power the AC cord must be
disconnected from the AC socket on the back cabinet.
BATTERY PRECAUTIONS
Follow these precautions when using batteries in this device:
1. Use only the size and type of batteries specified.
2. Be sure to follow the correct polarity when installing the batteries as indicated in the battery
compartment. Reversed batteries may cause damage to the device.
3. Do not mix different types of batteries together (e.g. Alkaline and Carbon-Zinc) or old batteries
with fresh ones.
4. If the device is not to be used for a long period of time, remove the batteries to prevent
damage or injury from possible battery leakage.
5. Do not try to recharge batteries not intended to be recharged; they can overheat and rupture.
(Follow battery manufacturer’s directions.)
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LOCATION OF CONTROLS AND INDICATORS
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1.) PHONES Jack.
11.) CD Display.
2.) CD REPEAT Button.
12.) CD PLAY/PAUSE
3.) Skip/Search REV
4.) CD STOP
Button.
Button.
13.) FUNCTION Selector Switch.
Button.
(CD / FM / AM / OFF)
5.) Speakers.
14.) Skip/Search FWD
6.) CD Door.
15.) CD PROGRAM Button.
7.) Carrying Handle.
16.) VOLUME Control.
8.) Telescopic Antenna.
17.) TUNING Control.
9.) Dial Scale.
18.) AC Socket.
10.) CD Door Open/Close Tab.
19.) Battery Compartment.
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
LISTENING TO THE RADIO
1.) Move the FUNCTION selector to FM or AM position.
3.) Tune to your desired station with the TUNING control.
4.) Set the VOLUME control to the desired level.
5.) When you are finished listening move the FUNCTION selector back to the
OFF position to shut the power ‘Off’and extend the battery life.
Antenna Information
AM
The AM antenna is inside the cabinet. IF
AM reception is unsatisfactory try rotating
the entire unit until you find the position
that provides the best reception.
FM
Vary the direction of the FM antenna to
find the position that provides the best
reception.
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PLAYING COMPACT DISCS
NOTE: Although this portable CD player can read CD-R and CD-RW discs, in
addition to normal CDs, the playability of CD-R and CD-RW discs may be effected
by the type of software that was used to create the discs, as well as the quality and
condition of the blank media you are using. 100% playability cannot be guaranteed.
This is not an indication of a problem with the player.
NORMAL PLAYBACK
1.) Move the FUNCTION selector to the CD position.
2.) Open the CD door by lifting at its center position. If you have not already removed
the white transit card from the CD player, please remove it now.
3.) Place your CD on the center spindle with the printed
label side facing up. Close the CD door. The player
will read the Table of Contents and the display will
show the total number of tracks on the disc. If the
disc is damaged or up side down, display shows
“– –”
4.) Press the CD PLAY/PAUSE
playback on Track 1. The PLAY
in the display .
button to begin
Indicator appears
• To skip to higher or lower numbered tracks during playback press the FWD
or REV
button repeatedly until the desired track number appears in the
display. Playback will begin on the selected track.
• To search rapidly forward or backward during playback to locate a specific
portion of a track, depress and hold the FWD
or REV
button. The player
will search rapidly forward or backward as long as the buttons are depressed.
Normal speed playback will resume when the buttons are released.
• To Pause momentarily during playback press the
PLAY/PAUSE
button again. The sound stops
and the PLAY Indicator flashes, however the disc
continues to spin. To cancel Pause and resume
normal playback press the PLAY/PAUSE
button
once more. Normal playback resumes and the PLAY
Indicator stops flashing.
5.) Adjust the VOLUME control as desired.
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6.) To Stop playback at any time press the CD STOP button. The disc stops and
the display again shows the total number of tracks on the disc. After the last
track has played the disc stops automatically and the display again shows the
total number of tracks on the disc.
7.) Open the CD door, remove your disc, and close the CD door again.
8.) Move the FUNCTION selector to the OFF position to shut the power ‘Off’.
TO START PLAYBACK FROM A SPECIFIC TRACK
Insert your disc in the player, close the door, and wait until the display shows the
total tracks. Press either the
or
button until the desired track number appears
in the display, then press the PLAY/PAUSE
track.
button to begin playback on that
REPEAT PLAYBACK
You can program the player to repeat either a single track or all tracks on the disc
continuously. The Repeat feature can be activated while the disc is playing or
while the disc is stopped.
One Track Repeat
Press the REPEAT button once. The REPEAT Indicator appears. Select the track
you wish to repeat with the
or
press the PLAY/PAUSE
buttons and then
button. The selected track
will be repeated continuously.
To cancel One Track Repeat press the STOP
once.
button
ALL Tracks Repeat
Press the REPEAT button twice. The REPEAT ALL
Indicator appears. Press the PLAY/PAUSE
button
to begin playback. The entire disc will be repeated
continuously.
To cancel All Tracks Repeat press the STOP
button once.
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PROGRAMMED PLAYBACK
You can program up to 19 tracks on a disc to playback in any desired order. You
may also program a specific track to play several times within the same program.
Note: The player cannot be programmed while a disc is playing. If a disc is playing
press the STOP
steps below.
button to stop playback before you begin the programming
1.) Move the FUNCTION selector to CD, insert your disc in the player, close the
door, and wait until the total track number appears in the display.
2.) Press the CD PROGRAM button once. The
PROGRAM Indicator and program memory “00”
begin flashing in the display.
3.) Use the
/
buttons to select the first track to be
programmed. (Example: Track 08).
4.) When track number “08” flashes in the display, press
the PROGRAM button once again to enter the track
“08” in program memory number “01”. Track number
“08” disappears and “00”flashes again in the display,
indicating that you may now select a track to be
entered in program memory number “02”.
5.) Use the
or
buttons to select the next track to be programmed. When the
desired track number appears in the display press the PROGRAM button again
to enter that track in the program memory.
6.) Repeat Step 5 until you have entered up to 19 tracks
in the program memory. When the memory is full,
the “– –” flashes in the LCD display
7.) To begin programmed playback press the PLAY/
PAUSE
button. The LCD display will show the
first programmed track and playback will begin on
that track. The PROGRAM Indicator flashes.
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After the last programmed track has played the player
stops but the programmed tracks remain in the memory.
To play the programmed tracks again, press the
PROGRAM button and then the PLAY/PAUSE
button.
To cancel the programmed sequence from memory, press the STOP
button at
programming mode, open the CD door, or move the FUNCTION selector to the
OFF position.
Program Repeat Playback
You can use the Program and Repeat features together to continuously repeat a
programmed sequence of tracks. First, program the desired tracks according to
Steps 1 through 7 in previous page. When Programmed
Playback begins press the REPEAT button twice to
activate the All Tracks Repeat feature. The REPEAT
ALL Indicator appears in LCD display and all the tracks
in your programmed sequence will be repeated
continuously.
To cancel Programmed Repeat Playback press the STOP
PROGRAM and REPEAT Indicators go ‘Off’.
button until both the
STEREO HEADPHONE JACK
Connect a set of stereo headphones (not included) with a 3.5mm mini plug to the
Phones
jack (located at front panel) for private listening without disturbing others.
Before putting on the headphones reduce the VOLUME control to a low level, then
put the headphones on and gradually increase the VOLUME control to a comfortable
listening level. The built in speakers are automatically disconnected when
headphones are connected to the headphone jack.
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CARE AND MAINTENANCE
COMPACT DISC CARE
• To remove a disc from its storage case, press down on the center of the case
and lift the disc out, holding it carefully by the edges.
• Fingerprints and dust should be carefully wiped off the disc’s recorded surface
with a soft cloth.Unlike conventional records, compact discs have no grooves
to collect dust and microscopic debris, so gently wiping with a soft cloth should
remove most particles. Wipe in a straight line from the inside to the outside of
the disc. Small dust particles and light stains will have absolutely no effect on
reproduction quality.
• Clean the disc periodically with a soft, lint-free, dry cloth. Never use detergents
or abrasive cleaners to clean the disc. If necessary, use a CD cleaning kit.
• Never write on or affix labels to the surface of compact discs.
CARE OF THE CABINET
If the cabinet becomes dusty wipe it with a soft dry dust cloth. Do not use any wax,
polish sprays, or abrasive cleaners on the cabinet.
CAUTION
Never allow any water or other liquids to get inside the unit while cleaning.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
Should this unit exhibit a problem, check the following before seeking service.
Symptom
Radio
Possible Cause
Solution
Noise or sound
distorted on AM or FM
Station not tuned properly for
AM or FM.
Retune the AM or FM
broadcast station.
broadcasts.
FM: Telescopic antenna is not
extended.
Extend FM Telescopic
antenna.
AM: The bar antenna is not
positioned correctly.
Reposition the unit until
best reception is obtained.
AM or FM, no sound.
FUNCTION switch is not set to Set FUNCTION switch to
AM or FM.
AM or FM position.
Volume at minimum.
Increase Volume.
Compact Disc Player
CD Player will not play.
CD skips while playing.
FUNCTION switch is not set to Set FUNCTION switch to
CD.
CD.
CD is not installed or installed
incorrectly.
Insert CD with Iabel side
up.
Disc is dirty or scratched.
Wipe disc with cloth or use
another disc.
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SERVICE
TO FIND THE LOCATION AND PHONE
NUMBER OF YOUR NEAREST SERVICE
CENTER PERMITTED TO PERFORM
WARRANTY...
CALL TOLL FREE: 1-800-695-0098
FOR ADDITIONAL SET-UP OR OPERATING ASSISTANCE
PLEASE CALL:
1-800-898-9020
FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE, PLEASE WRITE TO:
Emerson Radio Corp.
Consumer Affairs Dept.
1901 Diplomat Drive,
Farmers Branch, TX 75234.
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LIMITED WARRANTY
Emerson Radio Corp. warrants manufacturing defects in original material, including
original parts and workmanship, under normal use and conditions, for a period of
ninety (90) days from the date of original purchase in the U.S. With your dated
proof of purchase, we will provide repair service at no charge for labor and parts at
an authorized Depot Repair Facility, or replace the product in our discretion. For
repair or replacement, pack your unit in a padded box, enclose your check or
money order payable to Emerson Radio Corp. in the amount of $9.00 (not required
by California residents) to cover shipping and handling costs, and enclose a copy
of your proof of purchase. Send your unit to:
Emerson Radio Corp.
1901 Diplomat Drive.
Farmers Branch, TX 75234.
This warranty does not cover damage from negligence, misuse, abuse, accident,
failure to follow operating instructions, commercial use, rental, repairs by an
unauthorized facility, or products purchased, used, serviced or damaged outside
of the United States.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY
ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
AU898M
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EMERSON
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