Mini Hi-Fi System
C555
FW
Read this first!
Congratulations on purchasing this Philips product.
We’ve included everything you need to get started.
If you have any problems, Philips Representatives can
help you get the most from your new product by explaining:
• Hookups,
• First Time Setup, and
• Feature Operation.
Before you return this product to the store.
For fast help, call us first!
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Registration Card
within 10 days.
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and welcome to the “family!”
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CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: 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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it to us right now!
This “bolt of lightning” indicates
uninsulated material within your
t
unit may cause an electrical shock. For
the safety of everyone in your household, please do not remove product
covering.
The “exclamation point” calls
attention to features for which
you should read the enclosed literature closely to prevent operating
and maintenance problems.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR
SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
CAUTION: To prevent electric
shock, match wide blade of plug to
wide slot, fully insert.
ATTENTION: Pour éviter les choc
électriques, introduire la lame la plus
large de la fiche dans la borne correspondante de la prise et pousser
jusqu’au fond.
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For Customer Use
Enter below the Model No. and
Serial No., which are located on the
rear of the cabinet. Retain this information for future reference.
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Table of Contents 3
General Information
Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Getting Started
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Safety Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
System Controls
Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Front Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-9
Rear Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
First Time Setup
First Time Setup . . . . . . .
Where Do You Start?
Battery Installation . . .
Antenna Connections
Speaker Connections . . .
Optional Connections . . .
Plug & Play . . . . . . . . . . .
Demo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Power Settings . . . . . . . .
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Sound Options
Volume Control, MAX Sound, Digital Sound Control (DSC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Virtual Ambience Control (VAC), Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB), Incredible Surround . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
CD Operations
Loading . . . .
Playback . . .
Programming
Repeat . . . .
Shuffle . . . . .
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Radio Operation
Automattic Station Preset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Manual Tuning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Cassette Operation
Playback . . . . . . . . . .
Recording . . . . . . . . .
CD Synchro . . . . .
Dubbing Cassettes
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Clock/Timer
Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Sleep Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Additional Information
Helpful Hints . . . .
Specifications . . . .
Index . . . . . . . . . .
Limited Warranty
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4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
1.
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4.
5.
6.
7.
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.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers,stoves,or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. 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.
10.Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles,and
the point where they exit from the apparatus.
11.Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
12.
Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
or table specified by the manufacturer or sold
with the apparatus. When a cart is used,use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination
to avoid injury from tip-over.
13.Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
14.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.
15.Battery usage CAUTION – To prevent battery leakage which may result in bodily injury or damage to the
unit:
● Install all batteries correctly, + and - as marked on the
unit.
● Do not mix batteries (old and new or carbon and alkaline etc.).
● Remove batteries when the unit is not used for a long
time.
Class II equipment symbol
This symbol indicates that the unit has
a double insulation system
Introduction 5
Welcome!
Maintenance and Cleaning
We hope you enjoy your Mini Hi-Fi System. This threepiece, 280-watt system creates amazing sound quality.
Features of your new system include:
● Dynamic Bass Boost, Digital Sound Control, Virtual
Ambience Control, and Incredible Surround to customize your listening experience
● 2 x 140 watts RMS Stereo.
● FM/AM Digital Tuning with 40 presets
● Interactive Dashboard display with VU meter
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Package Contents
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Remote Control
Batteries (two AA size) for remote control
Two speakers
AM loop antenna and FM wire antenna
Owner’s manual, Quick Use Guide and product registration materials
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Playable Discs
This system will play:
● Prerecorded Audio CDs.
● Finalized CD-recordable (CDR) and CD-rewritable
(CDRW).
ReWritable
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Recordable
Environmental Information
All unnecessary packaging has been omitted. We have tried
to make the packaging easy to separate into three materials:
cardboard (box), polystyrene foam (buffer), and polyethylene
(bags, protective foam sheet).
Your system consists of materials which can be recycled and
reused if disassembled by a specialized company. Please
observe the local regulations regarding the disposal of packaging materials, exhausted batteries, and old equipment.
●
Do not expose the receiver, batteries, or discs to humidity, rain, sand, or excessive heat (from devices or direct
sunlight). Always keep the disc tray closed to avoid getting dust on the lens.
Clean Discs with a cleaning cloth,
wiping from the center to the edge in
a straight line. Do not wipe the Disc
in a circular motion.
Do not use solvents such as benzine,
thinner, commercially-available cleaners, or anti-static spray intended for
analog discs.
If the CD player cannot read Discs correctly, use an
accessory cleaning CD to clean the lens. Other cleaning
methods may destroy the lens. Always keep the tray
closed to prevent dust from gathering on the lens.
The lens may cloud over if you suddenly move the CD
player from cold to warm room conditions. If lens clouding occurs, you may not be able to play a disc. Leave the
power on for about one hour with no disc in the unit
until playback is possible
To ensure good
recording and playback quality, clean the
heads, the capstan(s),
and roller(s) after
every 50 hours of
tape operation. Use a
roller
roller
cotton swab slightly
capstan head capstan
moistened with cleaning fluid or alcohol.
You also can clean the heads by playing a cleaning tape
once.
To ensure optimal recording and playback quality, use a
demagnetizing tape available at your dealer.
Acknowledgement
Energy Star
As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Philips has
determined that this product meets the
ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
Helpful Hint
• If you are having trouble playing
a certain Disc, remove the Disc
and try a different one.
Improperly formatted Discs will
not play on this system.
6 Introduction
Safety Information
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Before operating the system, check that the operating
voltage indicated on the typeplate (or the voltage indication beside the voltage selector) of your system is identical with the voltage of your local power supply. If not,
please consult your dealer.
Place the system on a flat, hard, and stable surface.
Place the system in a location with adequate ventilation to
prevent internal heat build-up in your system. Allow at
least 4 inches (10 cm) clearance from the rear and the top
of the unit and 2 inches (5 cm) from each side.
The mechanical parts of the set contain self-lubricating
bearings and must not be oiled or lubricated.
When the system is switched to Standby mode, it is still
consuming some power. To disconnect the system from
the power supply completely, remove the AC power plug
from the wall socket.
Copyright Protection
This product incorporates copyright protection technology
that is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and
other intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision
Corporation and other rights owners. Use of this copyright
protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision
Corporation, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision
Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
CAUTION
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures
other than herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure
or other unsafe operation.
ATTENTION
L'utilisation des commandes ou réglages ou le non-respect des
procédures ci-incluses peuvent se traduire par une exposition
dangereuse à l'irradiation.
ATENCIÓN
El uso de mando o ajustes o la ejecucción de métodos que no
sean los aquí descritos puede ocasionar peligro de exposición a
radiación.
Important Information for Canada
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for
radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the
Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of
Communications.
Cet appareil numérique n'emet pas de bruits
radioélectriques dépassant les limites applicables aux appareils
numériques de Class B prescrites dans le Règlement sur le
Brouillage Radioélectrique édicté par le Ministère des
Communications du Canada.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
The set complies with the FCC-Rules, Part 15 and with 21
CFR 1040.1. 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 problematic operation.
Remote Control 7
Source Buttons
Press to have the remote
operate a specific source
(CD 123, TUNER, TAPE
1/2, or AUX/CDR).
MUTE Button
Press to turn off the
sound. Press again to
restore the sound to its
previous level.
CD DIRECT Buttons
Press for one-touch CD
playback.
CLOCK Button
Press to activate the
Clock.
DISPLAY Button
Press to select a display
mode
AUTO RE. (replay)
Button
Press to select cassette
playback mode (AUTO
PLAY or ONCE).
VOLUME +/- Button
Press to to adjust the volume.
3 Button
Press to start playback in
CD or TAPE mode.
w Button
CD: Press to skip to the
beginning of the current
track or previous tracks.
TUNER: Press to select a
preset radio station.
7 Button
CD: Press to stop playback or clear a program.
TUNER: Press to stop
programming.
TAPE: Press to stop playback or recording.
1 Button
CD: Press to search the
current track.
TAPE: Press to rewind.
TUNER: Press to tune to
a lower radio station.
REPEAT Button
Press to repeat playback
of a specific section on a
Disc.
DBB/DSC/VAC
Buttons
Press to select the
desired sound feature.
Power y Button
Press to turn the DVD
Receiver on or off
(Standby).
IS (Incredible
Surround)
Press to turn Incredible
Surround on and off.
SLEEP Button
Press to turn on or off
and set the sleep timer.
8 PAUSE Button
Press to pause playback
in CD and TAPE mode.
TIMER ON/OFF
Button
Press to turn the timer
on and off.
∑ Button
CD: Press to skip to the
beginning of the next
track.
TUNER: Press to select
a preset radio station.
¡ Button
CD: Press to search the
current track.
TAPE: Press to fast forward.
TUNER: Press to tune
to a higher radio station.
PROG. Button
CD: Press to program
disc tracks
TUNER: Press to program radio stations.
SHUFFLE Button
Press to playback all
discs and their tracks in
random order.
MAX ON/OFF
Button
Press to turn on or off
MAX Sound.
8 Front Panel
STANDBY ON
Press to switch the
system on or to
Standby mode.
DISC 1, 2, 3 (CD
DIRECT)
Press to select a disc
tray for playback
38 Button
Press to start playback in CD or
TAPE mode.
PLUG & PLAY:
Press to initiate
plug & play.
DISC CHANGE
Press to change
disc(s)
INTERACTIVE
VU METER
Displays the music
and volume levels.
w ∑ Buttons
CD: Press to skip
to the beginning of
the current track
or skip to previous
tracks.
TUNER: Press to
select a preset
radio station.
CLOCK: Press to
set the minutes.
JOG CONTROL
Turn to select the
desired sound
effect: DSC, VAC,
DBB
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
TAPE DECK 2
Press 0 to open the
tape deck door.
7 Button
CD: Press to stop
playback or clear a
program.
TUNER: Press to
stop programming.
TAPE: Press to
stop playback or
recording.
DEMO: Press and
hold to deactivate
DEMO mode.
CLOCK: Press to
exit clock Mode
PLUG & PLAY:
Press to exit plug
& play mode.
1 33 Buttons
CD: Press to
search the current
track.
TAPE: Press to
rewind or fast forward.
TUNER: Press to
tune to a radio station.
CLOCK: Press to
set the hour.
Front Panel 9
OPEN•CLOSE
Press to open or
close the disc tray.
DISPLAY
SCREEN
Displays the current
status of the system.
DISC TRAY
ECO POWER
Press to switch the
system on or to Eco
Power Standby
mode.
VOLUME
Press to increase or
decrease the volume.
DISPLAY
Press to select different screen display
mode : NORMAL,
MODE 1, MODE 2
or MODE 3.
PROG (PROGRAM) Button
CD: Press to program disc tracks
TUNER: Press to
program radio stations
CLOCK: Press to
select 12 or 24 hour
mode.
CLOCK•TIMER
Press to activate and
program the clock
and timer.
lHeadphones Jack
TAPE DECK 1
Press 0 to open the
tape deck door.
TAPE FEATURES
REC: Press to start
recording on Tape 2.
DUBBING: Press to
dub a tape.
AUTO REPLAY:
Press to select tape
play back mode:
Auto Play or Once
Only
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND (IS)
Press to activate or
deactivate the surround sound effect.
MAX SOUND
(MAX ON/OFF)
Press to activate or
deactivate the optimal mix of various
sound features.
SOURCE
Press to select the
following:
CD: to select disc
tray 1,2 or 3.
TUNER: to select
waveband (FM or
AM).
TAPE: to select tape
deck 1 or 2.
AUX: to select a
connected external
source.
10 Rear Panel
AUDIO IN
(AUX/CDR)
Connect these jacks to
the Audio Out jacks of a
TV, VCR, DVD Player, or
CD recorder.
FM ANTENNA
Connect the supplied FM antenna
to the FM (75 ohm) jack .
AC Power cord
Connect to a standard AC outlet.
AUX/
CDR
IN
AM ANTENNA
Connect the supplied AM
loop antenna to the AM
jack.
AM ANTENNA FM ANTENNA
AC
MAINS
SPEAKERS
Connect the red +/black speaker wires here.
R
+
L
+
SPEAKERS
speaker
(right)
speaker
(left)
First Time Setup 11
Where to Start
1
2
3
4
Put the batteries in the remote control and connect the
AM and FM antennas as detailed below.
Connect the speakers to the system as detailed in your
Quick Use Guide (or on page 10).
Plug in the system.
Install or exit Plug & Play.
● Follow the on screen instruction to install Plug & Play.
● Press 7 to exit Plug & Play without installing.
1
3
Battery Installation
1
2
3
Remove the battery compartment lid by pressing in the
tab, then lifting off the lid.
Place the batteries in the battery compartment, matching the +/- markings on the batteries to the +/- markings inside
the remote.
Replace the battery compartment lid.
2
Antenna Connections
1
2
Connect the supplied AM loop antenna to the AM jack on
the rear of the system.
● Reposition the loop antenna to receive the clearest sound for
area stations. Attach the antenna to the base stand if desired.
Connect the supplied FM antenna to the FM jacks on the
rear of the system. Extend and adjust the antenna until the
clearest station signal is received.
Put the claw
into the slot.
12 Speaker Connections, Optional Connections
Connecting the Speakers
1
2
Connect the supplied Right speaker to the “R” jacks. Connect
the red wire to the “—” jack and the black wire to the “+” jack.
Connect the supplied Left speaker to the “L” jacks. Connect the
red wire to the “—” jack and the black wire to the “+” jack.
speaker
(right)
speaker
(left)
1
2
R
L
AUX/
CDR
IN
AM ANTENNA FM ANTENNA
AC
MAINS
R
+
L
+
SPEAKERS
AC power cord
Optional Connections
The optional equipment and connecting wires are not supplied. Refer to the
operating instructions of the connected equipment for details.
1
Connect the audio left and right out terminals of a TV, VCR,
DVD player, or CD recorder to the AUX/CDR IN jacks.
R
L
AUX/
CDR
IN
● Connect equipment with a monaural output (a single audio output)
to the left AUX/CDR IN jack.
speaker
(right)
1
speaker
(left)
R
L
AUX/
CDR
IN
AM ANTENNA FM ANTENNA
AC
MAINS
R
+
L
+
SPEAKERS
AC power cord
Plug & Play, Demo 13
PLUG & PLAY
Plug and play automatically detects and programs all available radio
stations (up to 40). Plug and Play will be activated when you turn on
the system for the first time.
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
3
STANDBY-ON
Press the PLAY 3 button when “AUTO INSTALL—PRESS
PLAY” appears in the display window.
OPENCLOSE
DISC 3
MINI HIFI SYSTEM
FW-996
VOLUME
ECO POWER
CLOCKTIMER
PROG
AUTO
REPLAY
will appear, followed by
“TUNER” then “AUTO”.
● “Prog” flashes as the tuner searches for
radio stations on the FM and AM bands.
DEMO
STOP/
CLEAR
SE
CD
INTERACTIVE VU METER
SO U
REC
DS
C
TUNER
PLAYPAUSE
SOURCE
AR
CH-T U NIN
ND NAVIGATION - J
OG
AM-FM
G
VAC
● “INSTALL”
2
DUBBING
CD 1-2-3
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
DISPLAY
PRESET NE
EV
XT
3
1
DISC 2
DISC 1
CD/CDR/CD-RW COMPATIBLE
PR
1
2
Turn the system on.
THREE DISC DIRECT PLAY
DISC
CHANGE
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
TAPE
AUX
-MAX BASS POR
B
DB
CDR/DVD
TAPE 1-2
The system stops searching and the last preset station
plays when all radio stations with sufficient signal have been
programmed, or the limit of 40 programmed stations has been
reached.
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
●If you skip Plug and Play installation, it will reactivate next
time you turn the system on.
Demo
The system features a demonstration mode that shows it’s various features.
1
THREE DISC DIRECT PLAY
DISC
CHANGE
OPENCLOSE
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
3
MINI HIFI SYSTEM
STANDBY-ON
VOLUME
ECO POWER
2,4
PROG
CLOCKTIMER
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
CD 1-2-3
EV
PRESET NE
SE
AR
The demonstration will begin.
PLAYPAUSE
CD
TUNER
SOURCE
CH-T U NIN
SO
UND
NAVIGATION -
JOG
DS
C
AM-FM
G
VAC
DEMO
STOP/
CLEAR
INTERACTIVE VU METER
REC
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
DISPLAY
PR
After five seconds DEMO ON will appear on the display. if
it does not appear, press and hold 7 on the system until DEMO
ON appears.
XT
1
2
3
4
DISC 3
CD/CDR/CD-RW COMPATIBLE
FW-996
Turn the system off (standby).
DISC 2
DISC 1
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
TAPE
AUX
-MAX BASS POR
B
DB
TAPE 1-2
CDR/DVD
Press and hold 7 until DEMO OFF appears on the display. The
system returns to Standby Mode.
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
14 Power Settings
This mini hi-fi system has several power saving features including: Standby,
Eco Power, and Display settings.
POWER MODES
THREE DISC DIRECT PLAY
DISC
CHANGE
OPENCLOSE
DISC 3
1,2
3
CD/CDR/CD-RW COMPATIBLE
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
MINI HIFI SYSTEM
STANDBY-ON
ECO POWER
VOLUME
INTERACTIVE VU METER
CLOCKTIMER
PROG
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
PR
EV
PRESET NE
DEMO
STOP/
CLEAR
SE
Press ECO POWER or press and hold f on the remote control
to switch the system to Eco Power Standby mode. In Eco Power
mode, the system uses less than 1 watt of power.
AR
SO
REC
CD 1-2-3
CD
TUNER
TAPE
AUX
SOURCE
G
JOG
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
-MAX BASS POR
B
DB
CDR/DVD
TAPE 1-2
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
DISPLAY MODE
THREE DISC DIRECT PLAY
DISC
CHANGE
Press DISPLAY to select a Display Mode.
DISC 2
DISC 1
DISC 3
OPENCLOSE
CD/CDR/CD-RW COMPATIBLE
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
●MODE
1
All LEDs light up and the display screen has full
brightness. The Volume Unit (VU) meter displays
the music level.
INTERACTIVE VU METER
DISPLAY
●MODE
3
The display screen is at half brightness and all
LEDs and the VU meter are off.
CLOCKTIMER
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
SO
REC
UN D
NAVIGATION -
JOG
DS
C
EV
AM-FM
PRESET NE
AR
CD
SOURCE
G
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
TAPE
AUX
TAPE 1-2
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
1
AX SOUND
TUNER
PLAYPAUSE
CH-T U NIN
VAC
All LEDs light up and the display screen has half
brightness. The VU displays the music level.
PROG
CD 1-2-3
SE
2
VOLUME
ECO POWER
DEMO
STOP/
CLEAR
●MODE
MINI HIFI SYSTEM
STANDBY-ON
XT
All LEDs light up and the display screen has full
brightness. The Volume Unit (VU) meter displays
the volume level.
FW-996
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
●NORMAL
PR
1
NAVIGATION -
DS
C
PLAYPAUSE
CH-T U NIN
UN D
AM-FM
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
DISPLAY
VAC
2
3
Press STANDBY ON f to switch the system off (standby).
● Press and hold 7 in Demonstration Mode to turn the system off
(standby).
FW-996
XT
1
Press STANDBY ON f to turn the system on.
● You can also press CD, TUNER, TAPE, or AUX (CD 123,
TUNER, TAPE 1/2, or AUX/CDR on the remote control.)
DISC 2
DISC 1
-MAX BASS POR
CDR/DVD
B
DB
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
Helpful Hints
• To conserve power the system
will automatically switch to
Standby mode (off) if no buttons
are press for 3 minutes after a
disc or tape has stopped playing.
Sound Options 15
VOLUME CONTROL
1
2
Press VOLUME + / - (or turn the VOLUME knob on the unit) to
adjust the volume.
2
Press MUTE to mute the sound while playback continues. MUTE
will appear on the display.
1
MAX SOUND
MAX sound provides the best mixture of the various sound features.
1
Press MAX SOUND (or MAX ON/OFF on the remote control) to activate or deactivate MAX sound. When active, MAX will
appear on the display. When deactivated, MAX OFF appears on
the display.
● When MAX sound is activated all other sound options will switch
off.
1
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
DIGITAL SOUND CONTROL (DSC)
1
2
YSTEM
VOLUME
Press DSC. The DSC button lights up.
1
2
INTERACTIVE VU METER
PROG
CLOCKTIMER
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
CD 1-2-3
CD
REC
AM-FM
AX SOUND
TUNER
SOURCE
SO
UN D
NAVIGATION -
JOG
DS
C
VAC
Adjust the JOG CONTROL (or press DSC on the remote) to select
the desired Digital Sound effect: DIGITAL, ROCK, POP, NEWAGE,
CLASSIC, or ELECTRIC.
● The selected DSC will be highlighted
● For a neutral sound select Classic
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
DSC allows you to adust the system to your preference.
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
TAPE
AUX
TAPE 1-2
-MAX BASS POR
CDR/DVD
B
DB
16 Sound Options
VIRTUAL AMBIENCE CONTROL (VAC)
VAC allows you to adust the system to your preference.
1
2
Press VAC. The DSC button lights up.
Adjust the JOG CONTROL (or press VAC on the remote) to select
the desired Virtual Ambience effect: HALL, CONCERT, CINEMA,
DISCO ARCADE, or CYBER.
● The selected VAC will be highlighted
● When you select VAC, Incredible sound will be switched on
automatically.
1,2
DYNAMIC BASS BOOST (DBB)
DBB allows you to enhance the bass sound reproduction. There are three
settings.
1
2
Press DBB. The DBB button lights up.
Adjust the JOG CONTROL (or press DBB on the remote) to select
the desired Dynamic Bass Boost level: BEAT (DBB 1), PUNCH (DBB
2, BLAST (DBB 3), or DBB OFF.
● The selected DBB level appears on the display.
1,2
INCREDIBLE SURROUND
Incredible Surround magnifies the virtual distance between the front speakers for a wider stereo effect.
1
1
Press INCREDIBLE SURROUND (IS on the remote control) to
turn Incredible Surround on or off.
● When activated, INCREDIBLE SURROUND appears of the display
and the Incredible Surround buttons lights up.
● When turned off, IS OFF appears on the display
Helpful Hints
• The best DBB setting for each
DSC or VAC setting is automatically set.
CD Operations 17
LOADING DISCS
3,4
2,5
THREE DISC DIRECT PLAY
DISC
CHANGE
DISC 2
DISC 1
OPENCLOSE
DISC 3
Press OPEN•CLOSE to open the disc tray.
CD/CDR/CD-RW COMPATIBLE
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
Place one disc in each individual tray, label side up.
ECO POWER
1
el
volume
INTERACTIVE VU METER
PROG
CLOCKTIMER
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
PR
CD 1-2-3
EV
MAX SOUND
TUNER
PLAYPAUSE
SOURCE
CH-T U NIN
ND NAVIGATION - J
OG
DS
C
G
VAC
AR
CD
SO U
AM-FM
PRESET NE
DEMO
STOP/
CLEAR
SE
REC
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
DISPLAY
Press DISC CHANGE to load a third disc.
XT
1
2
3
4
5
Press CD to select CD Mode.
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
TAPE
AUX
-MAX BASS POR
B
DB
TAPE 1-2
Press OPEN•CLOSE to close the disc tray. READING
appears on the display. Then the selected disc tray, total number
of tracks, and playing time appearas.
● A lighted disc button indicates that there is a disc in that tray.
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
CDR/DVD
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
DISC PLAYBACK
1
2
3
Press PLAY 3 to start playback of all discs in the tray. Each
disc will play once than stop.
● Press the desired DISC DIRECT PLAY button to play only one
disc.
Press PAUSE 8 to interrupt playback. Press PLAY 3 to
resume playback.
Press STOP 7 to stop playback.
2
3
1
3
2
SEARCHING
1
2
3
Press and hold 1 or ¡ during playback to find a particular part of a track. Release the button when the desired passage is
located.
Press w or ∑ to skip to the previous or next track.
Press w once to skip to the beginning of the current track.
1
18 Programming Tracks
PROGRAMMING
You can program up to 40 tracks in any order in the memory.
1
2
3
4
5
Press PROG to create a new program.
Press CD and w or ∑ until you reach the desired track.
Press PROG to store the track.
Repeat steps 2-3 until all desired tracks are programmed.
● Press
5
1,3
THE PROGRAM
Press 7 to stop playback.
Press w or ∑ to review the tracks in the Program.
CLEARING
1
7 to exit program mode without creating a program.
Press PLAY 3 to begin playback of the program. PLAY
PROGRAM appears on the display.
● The total playing time and the number of tracks appears each time
you program a track.
● If are track is number higher than 30 or the total playing time
exceeds 99:59, then - - : - - will appear instead of the playing time.
REVIEW
1
2
2
2
1
THE PROGRAM
Press 7 twice during playback or once when playback is
stopped. PROGRAM CLEARED appears on the display.
● The program will also clear if the disc tray opens or the system
is disconnected from the power supply.
1
Helpful Hint
• If you press any of the DISC
DIRECT PLAY buttons, the system temporarily ignores the programs. PROG disappears from
the display. It reappears when
playback of the selected disc is
finished.
Repeat, Shuffle 19
REPEAT
You can use the repeat function to repeatedly play the current track, a
disc, a program, or all discs in the tray.
1
Press REPEAT to select the repeat mode you want.
RPT
appears in the display
During normal playback:
● TRACK repeats the current track.
● DISC repeats the current disc.
● ALL DISC repeats all discs in the tray.
During program playback:
● TRACK repeats the current programmed track.
● PROGRAM repeats all programmed tracks.
2
1-2
Press REPEAT until OFF appears to resume normal playback.
SHUFFLE
1
You can use the shuffle feature to playback tracks and discs in a random
order.
1
Press SHUFFLE and the discs in the tray and their tracks will be
played in a random order. SHUFF
appears on the display
screen.
SHUFFLE
AND
REPEAT
After setting shuffle, you can engage one of several repeat modes.
1
Press REPEAT (after pressing shuffle) to select the repeat
mode you want.
During normal playback:
● TRACK repeats the current track
● ALL DISC repeats all discs in the tray.
1
During program playback:
● TRACK repeats the current programmed track.
● PROGRAM repeats all programmed tracks.
Helpful Hint
• Selecting Shuffle during repeat
playback will cancel repeat
mode.
20 Programming Radio Presets
TUNING
TO
RADIO STATIONS
1
There are several ways to tune to a radio station. Plug & Play automatically programs up to 40 radio stations. You can use the automatic preset feature to program radio stations. Or, you can manually tune to a radio station.
TUNING
1
2
TO
PRESET RADIO STATIONS
Press TUNER to select tuner mode.
Press w or ∑ to select the desired preset number.
2
PLUG & PLAY
1
Plug and play automatically detects and programs all available radio stations
(up to 40). Plug and Play will be activated when you turn on the system for
the first time.
1
2
3
Turn the system off (standby mode).
Press and hold 3 until “AUTO INSTALL--PRESS PLAY” appears
on the display.
Press 3 to start installation
● All previously programmed stations will be replaced.
AUTOMATIC PRESET PROGRAMMING
1
2
3
4
Press TUNER. to select tuner mode.
2-3
1
Press w or ∑ if you want to begin programming from a
specific preset number.
Press and hold PROG until “AUTO” appears on the display. The
tuner will now program radio stations. Stations already programmed will not be stored again.
Press 7 to stop the automatic preset.
2
3
4
Helpful Hints
• “PROGRAM FULL” appears
when you attempt to store more
than 40 radio stations.
• When in the programming
mode, the system will exit that
mode if no button is pressed
with 20 seconds.
Manual Programming, Deleting Presets 21
MANUAL PROGRAMMING
1
2
3
4
5
Press PROG. The next available preset number appears you want
to begin programming from a specific preset number.
Press 1 or ¡ to tune to the desired frequency.
Press PROG once a radio station is found to program it. If you do
not want to program the station, repeat step three.
4
Press w or ∑ to select another preset number.
Repeat steps 2-5 to program more stations.
● Press
7 to stop to exit the manual program.
1,3
2
DELETING PRESET RADIO STATIONS
1
2
Press w or ∑ to select the desired preset number.
Press and hold 7 until “PRESET DELETED” appears on the display. All other presets higher than the one deleted decrease by one.
1
2
22 Cassette Playback
TAPE PLAYBACK
1
Press 0 to open the tape deck door, insert a
recorded tape, and close the door. Make sure the
tape is loaded with the open side down and the full spool
to the left.
THREE DISC DIRECT PLAY
DISC
CHANGE
DISC 2
DISC 1
OPENCLOSE
DISC 3
CD/CDR/CD-RW COMPATIBLE
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
FW-996
MINI HIFI SYSTEM
VOLUME
STANDBY-ON
Press 7 to stop playback.
CLOCKTIMER
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
SO
REC
UN D
NAVIGATION -
JOG
DS
C
CD 1-2-3
DEMO
STOP/
CLEAR
SE
AR
CD
AM-FM
MAX SOUND
TUNER
PLAYPAUSE
SOURCE
CH-T U NIN
G
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
PRESET NE
EV
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
TAPE
AUX
-MAX BASS POR
B
DB
TAPE 1-2
CDR/DVD
2
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
PLAYBACK MODE
1
PROG
VAC
Press 1 or ¡ to search.
3-5
1
volume
INTERACTIVE VU METER
DISPLAY
PR
Press 38 to begin playback.
ECO POWER
XT
2
3
4
5
Press TAPE (TAPE 1•2) to select the correct tape
deck. The selected deck number will appear on the display.
Press AUTO REPLAY (“AUTO RE.” on the remote) to
select the playback mode.
● AUTO REPLAY rewinds and replays the cassette 20
times or until you press 7.
● ONCE stops the cassette at the end of the current
side.
1
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
Cassette Recording 23
BASIC RECORDING
DISC 2
DISC 1
OPENCLOSE
DISC 3
CD/CDR/CD-RW COMPATIBLE
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
MINI HIFI SYSTEM
FW-996
VOLUME
STANDBY-ON
3
INTERACTIVE VU METER
DISPLAY
PROG
CLOCKTIMER
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
REC
EV
SE
AR
CD
TUNER
PLAYPAUSE
SOURCE
CH-T U NIN
G
AUX
B
DB
2
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
THREE DISC DIRECT PLAY
DISC 2
DISC 1
DISC 3
OPENCLOSE
CD/CDR/CD-RW COMPATIBLE
1
CD SYNCHRO RECORDING
FW-996
MINI HIFI SYSTEM
VOLUME
STANDBY-ON
4
Press REC to start recording.
● The disc will start playback automatically.
2
ECO POWER
INTERACTIVE VU METER
DISPLAY
PROG
CLOCKTIMER
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
SO
REC
UN D
NAVIGATION -
JOG
DS
C
EV
PRESET NE
AR
CD
TUNER
TAPE
AUX
PLAYPAUSE
SOURCE
CH-T U NIN
G
VAC
DEMO
STOP/
CLEAR
SE
AM-FM
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
PR
CD 1-2-3
XT
4
1
-MAX BASS POR
DISC
CHANGE
Press STOP 7 to stop recording.
JOG
CDR/DVD
TAPE 1-2
CD SYNCHRO RECODING
To select another track during recording:
● Press PAUSE 8 to stop recording.
● Press w or ∑ to select the desired track.
● Press PLAY 3 to resume recording.
NAVIGATION -
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
TAPE
Press STOP 7 to stop recording.
1
2
3
UN D
AM-FM
PRESET NE
DEMO
STOP/
CLEAR
Press REC for CD, TUNER, or AUX recording; or
press DUBBING for TAPE recording.
Select the CD or track to record using CD 1•2•3
and w or ∑. You can also program tracks in the order
you want to record them. See page 18 for CD programming.
SO
DS
C
CD 1-2-3
INCREDIBLE
SURROUND
4
ECO POWER
VAC
Prepare the source you will be recording.
● Tune to the desired radio station to record from the
tuner.
● Load the disc or discs to record from the CD player.
● Load a prerecorded tape into Tape Deck 1 to record
from a tape.
● Connect external equipment to record from an auxiliary
source.
XT
3
4
THREE DISC DIRECT PLAY
DISC
CHANGE
PR
1
2
Prepare the tape you are recording on. It must be in
Tape Deck 2 with the full spool to the left.
-MAX BASS DYNAMIC AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL (DAC)
-MAX BASS POR
B
DB
TAPE 1-2
CDR/DVD
3
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
Helpful Hints
• Recoding is possible only on
Tape Deck 2.
• If “SELECT SOURCE” appears
select the mode (CD, TUNER,
or AUX) that you want to
record from.
• While dubbing tapes you can listen to another source.
24 Clock
The clock is always displayed in Standby (off) mode. It is not displayed in
Eco Power Standby mode. To view the clock while the system is on, press
CLOCK on the remote control or CLOCK•TIMER on the system. The
Clock will display for several seconds.
SETTING THE CLOCK
1
Press CLOCK•TIMER on the system if it is off (standby mode). The display brightens to indicate Clock setting
mode is active. Press twice if it is on. The time blinks to
indicate clock setting is active.
2
3
4
5
6
Press PROG to select 12- or 24-hour mode. “AM
12:00” appears for 12-hour and “00:00” appears for 24-hour
mode
2
PROG
CLOCKTIMER
AUTO
REPLAY
DUBBING
CD 1-2-3
CD
Press 1 or ¡ to set the hour.
REC
AM-FM
TUNER
SOURCE
TAPE
AUX
TAPE 1-2
CDR/DVD
3-4,6
Press w or ∑ to set the minute.
Press CLOCK•TIMER to save the setting.
1,5
INTERACTIVE VU METER
DISPLAY
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
Press STOP 7 to exit with saving the setting.
Helpful Hints
• The clock setting erases if the
system loses power completely.
• If no button is pressed for 90
seconds, the system automatically exits the clock setting
mode.
Timer 25
When the Timer is on, the system will turn on and begin playback at a
preset time. The volume will begin at the minimum level and slowly
increase to the last selected level.
SETTING THE TIMER
1
2
Press and hold CLOCK•TIMER on the system. “AM
12:00” or “00:00” or the last timer setting blinks to indicate
timer setting mode is active. Timer
also blinks.
Prepare the source you want
the timer to activate.
● For CD, load the disc(s). To play a specific track, create
a program. See page 16.
● For TUNER, tune to the desired radio station.
● For TAPE, load the cassette into tape deck 2.
2
Press CD, TUNER, or TAPE to select the desired
source. The selected source light up while the other available source flash.
3
4
5
Press 1 or ¡ to set the hour.
6
2
1,5
6
ON-OFF WOOX LEVEL
WOOX
DYNAMIC
AMPLIFICATION
CONTROL
CDR/DVD
TAPE 1
PLAYBACK
4
3
TAPE 2
REC / PLAY
Press w or ∑ to set the minute.
Press CLOCK•TIMER to save the setting. “TIMER
ON” appears followed by the selected time and source.
TIMER
remains on the display.
Press STOP 7 to exit with saving the setting.
ACTIVATING THE TIMER
1
Press TIMER ON/OFF on the remote control to
cancel or activate the timer. “CANCEL” appears and
TIMER
disappears. If you activated the timer, the last
timer information displays and TIMER
remains on the
display.
1
Helpful Hints
• Once set the timer is always on
until canceled.
• If no button is pressed for 90
seconds, the system automatically exits the clock setting
mode.
26 Sleep Timer
The Sleep Timer turns the system to Standby (off) mode at a preselected
time interval.
1
Press SLEEP repeatedly to select 15, 30, 45, 60, OFF. SLEEP will
appear on the display when the sleep timer is active. This is how
long the system will remain on before switching to Standby (off)
mode.
●
Press SLEEP once to check the time remaining for the Sleep
Timer.
● Press SLEEP repeatedly to change the amount of time remaining
on the Sleep Timer.
● Press SLEEP repeatedly to cancel the Sleep Timer.
1
Helpful Hints 27
WARNING! Under no circumstances should you try to repair the system yourself. This will invalidate the warranty. Do
not open the system due to a risk of electric shock.
If you are having problems with your product, check this list of problems and possible solutions before requesting service. You
may be able to solve the problem yourself.
“NO DISC” appears.
• Insert a disc.
• Inspect disc for scratches and to make sure it is loaded correctly.
• Wait until moisture has cleared from the lens.
“DISC NOT FINALIZED” appears.
• Use a finalized CD-R(W) or CD-R.
Poor radio Reception.
• Adjust the antenna or connect an external antenna for better reception.
• Increase the distance between the System and other sources of electronic interference like a TV, VCR, or DVD player.
• Make sure the AC outlet has power by trying another appliance in the same outlet.
Tape recording cannot be made.
• Place a piece of tape over the missing tab space on the cassette.
Tape will not playback.
• Use only NORMAL (IEC 1) tape.
• Clean the deck parts. See page 5 .
Deck door does not open.
• Unplug the system for a moment.
The system does not respond.
• Unplug the system for a moment.
There is no sound.
• Adust the volume.
• Disconnect the headphones.
• Check the speaker connections.
The left and right outputs are reversed.
• Check speaker connections and location.
Remote Control does no work properly.
• Select the correct source (CD, TUNER, TAPE, AUX) before pressing a button.
• Move the remote closer to the system.
• Check the batteries for correct polarity.
• Replace the batteries.
• Make sure the front of the remote control is pointed at the system.
The timer is not working.
• Set the clock properly.
• Press TIMER ON/OFF to activate the timer.
• If you are recording, the timer will not interrupt the recording process.
Some lights are not lighting up.
• Press DISPLAY and select NORMAL or DISPLAY 1 mode.
The Clock/Timer setting is deleted.
• The power supply has been interrupted. Reset the clock and timer.
The system display and buttons start randomly flashing.
• The system is in DEMO mode. Press and hold STOP 7 until the demo stops.
28 Specifications
AMPLIFIER SECTION
Output power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .280 total W
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2X140 W RMS(1)/2X110 W FTC(1)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .> 75 dBA (IEC)
Frequency Response . . . . . . . . . . . .50 Hz – 20 kHz / ±3 dB
Input Sensitivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .500 mV
Output
Speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .>6 Ω
Headphones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Ω - 1000
(1) (6Ω60 Hz - 125 kHz, 10% THD)
CD PLAYER SECTION
Programmable Tracks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
Frequency Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Hz – 20 kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .>76 dBA
Channel Separation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .> 79 dB (1kHz)
Total harmonic distortion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .<0.02% (1kHz)
TUNER SECTION
Tuning Range, FM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87.5–108MHz
Tuning Range, AM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .530kHz–1700kHz
Number of presets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
Antenna
FM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .300Ω dipole wire
AM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Loop antenna
TAPE PLAYER
Frequency response
Normal tape (type 1) . . . . . . . . . . .80Hz - -10 kHz (8 dB)
Signal-to-noise ratio
Normal tape (type 1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .>48 dBA
Wow and flutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .< 0.4% DIN
Tweeter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 X 2”
Polydome Tweeter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 X 1”)
Dimensions (w x h x d) . . . . .240 mm x 310 mm x 290 mm
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.45 x 12.20 x 11.62 (inches)
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95 kg each / 8.69 pounds each
GENERAL
Material/finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Polystyrene/Metal
AC Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120V / 60 Hz
Power Consumption
Active . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .175W
Standby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25W
Eco Power Standby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .<1W
Dimensions (w x h x d) . . . . . . . . . . .240 x 310 x 290 (mm)
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.45 x 12.20 x 11.42 (inches)
Weight (without speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.0 kg / 19.8 lbs
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Index 29
antenna connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
automatic preset programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
autoreplay button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
basic recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
cassette recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
cd direct buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
cd operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
cd synchro recoding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
clock button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
dbb/dsc/vac buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
deleting preset stations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
demo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
digital sound control (dsc) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
disc playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
display button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
display mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
dynamic bass boost (dbb) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
eco power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
environmental information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
first time setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
forward ¡ button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
front panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-9
helpful hints (troubleshooting) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
incredible surround . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
interactive vu meter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
is (incredible surround) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
limited warranty
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
maintenance and cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
manual programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
max on/off button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
max sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
mute button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
next ∑ button 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
optional connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
package contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
play 3 button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
playable discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
playback mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
plug & play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13, 20
power modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
power y button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7, 14
previous w Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
prog. button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
programming radio presets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
programming tracks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
rear panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
repeat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
repeat button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
reverse 1 button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
safety information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
searching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
setting the clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
setting the timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
shuffle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
shuffle button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
sleep button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
sleep timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
sound options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
source buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
speaker connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
standby y button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
stop 7 button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7, 14
table of contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
tape playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
timer on/off button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
tuning to radio stations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
virtual ambience control (vac) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
volume +/- buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
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30 Limited Warranty
AUDIO SYSTEM
One Year Free Labor
One Year Free Service on Parts
This product must be carried in for repair.
WHO IS COVERED?
You must have proof of purchase to receive warranty
service. A sales receipt or other document showing
that you purchased the product is considered proof of
purchase.
WHAT IS COVERED?
Warranty coverage begins the day you buy your product. For one year thereafter, all parts will be repaired or
replaced, and labor is free. After one year from the day
of purchase, you pay for the replacement or repair of
all parts, and for all labor charges.
All parts, including repaired and replaced parts, are covered only for the original warranty period. When the
warranty on the product expires, the warranty on all
replaced and repaired parts also expires.
WHAT IS EXCLUDED?
Your warranty does not cover:
• labor charges for installation or setup of the product,
adjustment of customer controls on the product, and
installation or repair of antenna systems outside of
the product.
• product repair and/or part replacement because of
misuse, accident, unauthorized repair or other cause
not within the control of Philips.
• reception problems caused by signal conditions or
cable or antenna systems outside the unit.
• a product that requires modification or adaptation to
enable it to operate in any country other than the
country for which it was designed, manufactured,
approved and/or authorized, or repair of products
damaged by these modifications.
• incidental or consequential damages resulting from
the product. (Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the
above exclusion may not apply to you. This includes,
but is not limited to, prerecorded material, whether
copyrighted or not copyrighted.)
• a product that is used for commercial or institutional
purposes.
WHERE IS SERVICE AVAILABLE?
Warranty service is available in all countries where the
product is officially distributed by Philips. In countries
where Philips does not distribute the product, the local
Philips service organization will attempt to provide service (although there may be a delay if the appropriate
spare parts and technical manual(s) are not readily available).
MAKE SURE YOU KEEP...
Please keep your sales receipt or other document
showing proof of purchase. Attach it to this owner’s
manual and keep both nearby. Also keep the original
box and packing material in case you need to return
your product.
BEFORE REQUESTING SERVICE...
Please check your owner’s manual before requesting
service. Adjustments of the controls Discussed there
may save you a service call.
TO GET WARRANTY SERVICE IN U.S.A.,
PUERTO RICO, OR U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS...
Take the product to a Philips factory service center
(see enclosed list) or authorized service center for
repair. When the product has been repaired, you must
pick up the unit at the center. Centers may keep
defective parts.
(In U.S.A., Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands, all
implied warranties, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are limited in duration to the duration of this express warranty. But, because some states do not allow limitations
on how long an implied warranty may last, this limitation may not apply to you.)
TO GET WARRANTY SERVICE IN CANADA...
Please contact Philips at:
1-800-661-6162 (French Speaking)
1-800-531-0039 (English Speaking or Spanish Speaking)
(In Canada, this warranty is given in lieu of all other
warranties. No other warranties are expressed or
implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Philips is
not liable under any circumstances for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, howsoever incurred, even if notified of the possibility of
such damages.)
REMEMBER...
Please record the model and serial numbers found on
the product below. Also, please fill out and mail your
warranty registration card promptly. It will be easier
for us to notify you if necessary.
MODEL # ___________________________________
SERIAL # ____________________________________
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may have
other rights which vary from state/province to state/province.
This warranty gives you specific