Sony RDP-X60iP Operating instructions

Sony RDP-X60iP Operating instructions
WARNING
4-278-207-32(1)
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of
the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc.
And do not place lighted candles on the apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose
this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as
a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Personal Audio
Docking System
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
like for a long time.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from the
mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC outlet.
Should you notice an abnormality in the unit, disconnect
the main plug from the AC outlet immediately.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even
if the unit itself has been turned off.
The nameplate and important information concerning
safety are located on the bottom exterior of the main unit
and on the surface of the AC power adaptor.
CAUTION
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same type.
Operating Instructions
RDP-X60iP
Notice for customers: the following information is
only applicable to equipment sold in countries
applying EU directives
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation,
1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The
Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is
Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327
Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters,
please refer to the addresses given in separate service or
guarantee documents.
Hereby, Sony Corp., declares that this equipment is in
compliance with the essential requirements and other
relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. For details,
please access the following URL:
http://www.compliance.sony.de/
On Copyrights and Licenses
©2011 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony
Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and
trade names are those of their respective owners.
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are
trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
countries.
“Made for iPod,” and “Made for iPhone” mean that an
electronic accessory has been designed to connect
specifically to iPod or iPhone, respectively, and has been
certified by the developer to meet Apple performance
standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of
this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory
standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with
iPod or iPhone may affect wireless performance.
Use of this radio equipment is not allowed in the
geographical area within a radius 20km from the centre
of Ny-Alesund, Svalbard in Norway.
Features
Wireless Music Streaming
Compatible with iPod and iPhone
 MEGA BASS
 Wireless remote commander supplied


Precautions
To disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead), pull it
out by the plug, not the cord.
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker, keep
credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound
watches, CRT-based TVs, or projectors, etc., away from
the unit to prevent possible damage from the magnet.
 Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat source such
as a radiator or airduct, or in a place subject to direct
sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration, or shock.
 Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat
build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface (a rug, a
blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) which might
block the ventilation holes.
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
 Do not handle the unit with wet hands.
 Do not place the unit anywhere near water.

NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good contact.
Be sure to observe the correct polarity when installing
the battery.
 Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.


Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic
Equipment (Applicable in the European
Union and other European countries
with separate collection systems)
This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates
that this product shall not be treated as household waste.
Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable
collection point for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is
disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential
negative consequences for the environment and human
health, which could otherwise be caused by
inappropriate waste handling of this product. The
recycling of materials will help to conserve natural
resources. For more detailed information about recycling
of this product, please contact your local Civic Office,
your household waste disposal service or the shop where
you purchased the product.
Applicable accessory: Remote Commander.
Disposal of waste batteries
(applicable in the European Union
and other European countries with
separate collection systems)
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging indicates
that the battery provided with this product shall not be
treated as household waste.
On certain batteries this symbol might be used in
combination with a chemical symbol. The chemical
symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the
battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004%
lead.
By ensuring these batteries are disposed of correctly, you
will help prevent potentially negative consequences for
the environment and human health which could
otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of
the battery. The recycling of the materials will help to
conserve natural resources.
In case of products that for safety, performance or data
integrity reasons require a permanent connection with
an incorporated battery, this battery should be replaced
by qualified service staff only.
To ensure that the battery will be treated properly, hand
over the product at end-of-life to the applicable
collection point for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment.
For all other batteries, please view the section on how to
remove the battery from the product safely. Hand the
battery over to the applicable collection point for the
recycling of waste batteries.
For more detailed information about recycling of this
product or battery, please contact your local Civic Office,
your household waste disposal service or the shop where
you purchased the product.
On Bluetooth communication

Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a range
of about 10 meters.
Maximum communication range may vary depending
on obstacles (human body, metal, wall, etc.) or
electromagnetic environment.
The unit
Power sources
Preparing a power source
1 Connect the AC power cord (supplied) to the AC
power adaptor (supplied).
2 Connect the AC power adaptor to the DC IN 20V
jack on the back of this unit firmly and plug it into a
wall outlet.
Steel cabinet
Optimal performance
Limited performance
 The following conditions may affect the sensitivity of
Bluetooth communication.
– There is an obstacle such as a person, metal, or wall
between this unit and iPod.
– A device using 2.4 GHz frequency, such as a wireless
LAN device, cordless telephone, or microwave oven,
is in use near the unit.
– The unit is installed on a shelf made of steel.
 Because Bluetooth devices and wireless LAN
(IEEE802.11b/g/n) use the same frequency, microwave
interference may occur and resulting in communication
speed deterioration, noise, or invalid connection if this
unit is used near a wireless LAN device. In such as case,
perform the following.
– Use this unit at least 10 m away from any wireless
LAN device.
– If this unit is used within 10 m of a wireless LAN
device, turn off the wireless LAN device.
– Install this unit and iPod as near to each other as
possible.
 Microwaves emitting from a Bluetooth device may
affect the operation of electronic medical devices. Turn
off this unit and iPod in the following locations, as it
may cause an accident.
– where inflammable gas is present, in a hospital, train,
airplane, or a petrol station
– near automatic doors or a fire alarm
 This unit supports security capabilities that comply
with the Bluetooth standard to provide a secure
connection when the Bluetooth wireless technology is
used, but security may be insufficient, depending on
the setting. Be careful when communicating using
Bluetooth wireless technology.
 We do not take any responsibility for leakage of
information during Bluetooth communication.
 Connection with all Bluetooth devices cannot be
guaranteed.
– A device featuring Bluetooth function is required to
conform to the Bluetooth standard specified by
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and be authenticated.
– Even if the connected device conforms to the above
mentioned Bluetooth standard, some devices may
not be connected or work correctly, depending on
the features or specifications of the device.
 Depending on the device to be connected, it may
require some time to start communication.
AUDIO IN
DC IN 20V
To wall outlet
AC power adaptor
AC power cord
Note on the AC power adaptor

Use the supplied Sony AC power adaptor only. The polarity of the
plugs of other manufactures may be different. Failure to use the
supplied AC power adaptor may cause the unit to malfunction.
Preparing the remote
commander
Before using the remote commander for the first time,
remove the insulation film.
When to replace the battery
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should last for
about 6 months. When the remote commander no longer
operates the unit, replace the battery with a new one.
Note
In the Operating Instructions, “iPod” is used as a
general reference to functions on an iPod, iPhone or
iPad, unless otherwise specified by the text or
illustrations.

the  side facing up
If you have any questions or problems concerning your
unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Notes


Do not attempt to charge the battery.
If you are not going to use the remote commander for a long time,
remove the battery to avoid any damage that may be caused by
leakage and corrosion.
4 Play the connected component.
Operations
The sound from the connected component is output
from the speakers of this unit.
*1 During playback, this operation returns to the
beginning of the current track. To go back to the
previous track, press twice.
2
* These operations are available only when using the
supplied remote commander. In addition, for iPod
touch and iPhone, operation video or music mode is
required for these operations to be available.
MEGA BASS
indicator
Bluetooth
indicator
Remote sensor
Operating an iPod by wireless
music streaming
AUDIO IN
The operation and display may differ depending on the iPod model
and/or software version. For details, refer to the user’s guide of your
iPod.
 Pairing mode is canceled after about 5 minutes. If pairing mode is
canceled halfway, start over from step 3.
 If pairing is not complete, start over from step 3.
 To pair with another iPod, repeat steps 1 to 5.
 In step 3, if a double-beep sound is not heard or the Bluetooth
indicator does not flash quickly, press and hold
again.
 If you turn off the unit or the iPod before the Bluetooth connection
is complete, pairing information will not be memorized, and pairing
will not be completed.
 If Passcode input is required in the display, input “0000.”
 Operation of Bluetooth devices other than iPod is not guaranteed.

Bluetooth off
Off
Bluetooth on but not
connected
Flashes slowly
Pairing mode
Flashes quickly
Connected or communicating
Lights up
To pair with an iPod
Press  (power).
The  button indicator will light up in green when the
unit is turned on.
2 Set your iPod in the Docking Tray.
To adjust the volume
Press VOLUME +/− (VOL +/− on the remote
commander).
Tip

Bluetooth indicator
(blue)
The  button indicator flashes three times when the sound is set
to either maximum or minimum volume.
Keep the iPod and the unit within 1 meter of each other
for this operation.
1 Press  to turn on the unit.
2 Press to turn on the Bluetooth when the Bluetooth
indicator is off.
The Bluetooth indicator flashes slowly.
3 Press and hold .
When pairing starts, a double-beep sound will be
heard and the Bluetooth indicator will flash quickly.
Pairing mode of the unit is activated.


The Bluetooth of your iPod is on.
Pairing of the unit and your iPod is complete, if pairing is not
completed, perform pairing again. (Refer to “To pair with an iPod”)
The last connected iPod will be reconnected
automatically.
If you connect another already-paired iPod model
when Bluetooth is disconnected, select the model
name of this unit from your iPod. (Perform steps 4 to
5 under the title “To pair with an iPod.”)
3 Select your desired music, video, game, etc., to play on
your iPod. For details, refer to the user’s guide of your
iPod.
Tips
When the last connected iPod is not reconnected automatically,
press . If it is still not reconnected, perform steps 4 to 5 under
the title “To pair with an iPod.”
 You can charge your iPod on the dock while listening to music with
Bluetooth connection.

To finish listening
Terminate the Bluetooth connection by any of the
operations below.
Press
to turn off the Bluetooth. (Bluetooth indicator turns off.)
 Turn off the unit.
 Turn off the iPod.
 Operate the iPod to terminate the connection.
For details, refer to the user’s guide of your iPod.

To clear the list of iPod models
already-paired and memorized in the
unit
1 Press  to turn on the unit.
2 Press to turn on the Bluetooth.
3 Press and hold first, and then press and hold 
To reinforce the bass sound
Auto power off
After playback of the iPod (or component connected to
AUDIO IN jack) has finished, if no operation is performed
for about 30 minutes, the unit will automatically turn off.
Operating an iPod on the
Dock
You can enjoy audio from iPod by setting it in the
Docking Tray of this unit.
When setting an iPod in the unit, use the supplied
universal dock adapter with your iPod or commercially
available products from Apple Inc.
If you are using an iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS or
iPhone 4, attach the supplied universal dock adapter ,
, or . The respective adapter number is located on
the underside of each adapter.
Supplied Universal Dock Adapter

iPhone
Notes

iPhone 3G/
iPhone 3GS

iPhone 4
To use an iPod, refer to the user’s guide of your iPod.
Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded on
an iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPod connected to this
unit.
 For details of environmental conditions for operating your iPod,
check the website of Apple Inc.


Notes
You can perform step 3 to clear the list even during Bluetooth
connection.
This operation cannot be performed when the unit is pairing.
 To pair with this unit again, delete the unit from your iPod and
perform pairing again. (Refer to “To pair with an iPod”)


Tip

Remove the case or cover from your iPod before setting it in the tray
to ensure a stable connection.
3 Press
to turn off the Bluetooth when the Bluetooth
indicator is on.
4 Press .
The iPod begins to play back.
You can operate the connected iPod via this unit or
the iPod itself.
To
Turn off the iPod
Press
Pause playback

To resume play, press it
again.
the unit. Select “Settings  General  Bluetooth” and
turn on Bluetooth.
Example: iPhone 4
 (forward)
Go back to the previous
track
Locate a point while
listening to the sound
 (backward)*1
 (forward) or
 (backward) while
playing and hold it until
you find the point.
 (forward) or
 (backward) in pause
and hold it until you find
the point then press .
MENU*2
Go back to the previous
menu
Go back to the main menu Press and hold MENU*2
Select a menu item or a
 (up)/ (down)*2
track for playback
Execute the selected menu ENTER*2
item or begin playback
Connecting optional
components
You can enjoy the sound from an optional component,
such as a portable digital music player, through the
speakers of this unit. Be sure to turn off the power of
each component before making any connections.
1 Firmly connect the line output jack of a portable
digital music player (or other component) to the
AUDIO IN jack on the back of the unit, using a suitable
audio connecting cable (not supplied).
2 Press  to turn on the unit.
3 Turn the connected component on.
Press and hold .
Go to the next track
Locate a point while
observing the display on
iPod
4 Perform the pairing procedure on your iPod to detect
A list of detected devices appears on the display.
The unit is displayed as “RDP-X60iP.”
If “RDP-X60iP” is not displayed, repeat from step 3.
The power is not on.
Make sure the AC power cord is connected to the wall outlet firmly.
There is no audio.

Adjust VOLUME +/− (VOL +/− on the remote commander).
Noise is heard.
Ensure that the unit is not in the vicinity of in-use portable phones,
etc.
 Disconnect the audio connecting cable.

The two different music sources will be mixed
together during playback.

Output
Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2
Maximum communication range
Line of sight approx. 10 m*1
Frequency band
2.4 GHz band (2.4000 GHz – 2.4835 GHz)
Communication System
Bluetooth Specification Version 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced
Data Rate)
Compatible Bluetooth Profiles*2
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP*3 (Audio Video Remote Control Profile)
Supported codec*4
SBC*5
*1The actual range will vary depending on factors such as obstacles
between devices, magnetic fields around a microwave oven,
static electricity, reception sensitivity, aerial’s performance,
operating system, software application, etc.
*2Bluetooth standard profiles indicate the purpose of Bluetooth
communication between devices.
*3Some operations may not be available due to different iPod
models.
*4Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format
*5Subband Codec
General
Troubleshooting
General
immediately.
The MEGA BASS indicator flashes and then the list is
cleared.
Press MEGA BASS.
The MEGA BASS indicator lights up.
You can achieve high quality bass sound. To return to
normal sound, press the button again.
The audio connecting cable required depends on the external
equipment. Make sure the cable is correct for the external
equipment to be connected.
 If the volume level is low, adjust the volume of the unit first. If the
volume is still too low, adjust the volume of the connected
equipment.
 When playing an external component connected to the AUDIO IN
jack, stop playback of your iPod.
 Disconnect the audio connecting cable when audio-in is not in use.

Keep the iPod and the unit within 10 meters of each
other for this operation.
Check the following before operating the unit.
What is pairing?
Status
Notes
To listen to the sound
On pairing
Bluetooth devices need to be “paired” with each other
beforehand.
Once Bluetooth devices are paired, there is no need for
pairing again, unless pairing information is deleted.
On Bluetooth indicator
Audio connecting
cable (not supplied)
Notes
1 Press  to turn on the unit.
2 Press to turn on the Bluetooth.
To turn on/off the unit
DC IN 20V
To external
equipment

1 Attach the adapter for your iPod.
Section for Bluetooth
Example: iPhone 4
When placing or removing the iPod, hold the iPod at the same angle
as that of the connector on this unit, and do not twist or bend the
iPod as it may result in connector damage.
 Do not carry the unit with an iPod set on the Docking Tray. Doing
so may cause a malfunction.
 When placing or removing the iPod, hold the Docking Tray
securely.
 If the battery of your iPod is extremely low, charge it for a while
before operation.
 An iPod touch/iPhone will not work unless it is turned on. Be sure
to turn on the power of the iPod touch/iPhone before operation.
 Some operations may differ depending on the iPod models and/or
software version. For details, refer to the user’s guide of your iPod.
By using the Bluetooth connection, you can listen to the
sound from an iPod with the unit wirelessly.
Before using the unit
DC out: 5V
MAX: 1A

You can use the unit as a battery charger for your iPod.
Charging begins when the iPod is set on the Dock.
The charging status appears in the display on iPod. For
details, see the user’s guide of your iPod.
VOLUME + (VOL + on the remote commander) and  buttons have a tactile dot.
Section for iPod
the Bluetooth indicator flashes quickly.
When “Connected” appears on the display of the
iPod, pairing and connection are complete.
Notes
To use this unit as a battery charger
for your iPod
Docking Tray
5 Select “RDP-X60iP” on the display of the iPod while
Specifications
Stop playback of your iPod or external component.
The  button indicator flashes.
 The  button indicator flashes when the remote commander’s
command is received. In this case, it does not mean any error or
fault.
 If the unit often turns off automatically after flashing, even though
the AC power cord is reconnected, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
When using an iPod on the Dock
Speaker
Approx. 7.6 cm dia. 4 Ω
Input
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
Power output
20 W + 20 W (at 1% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements
DC IN 20V
Dimensions
Approx. 356.0 mm × 158.3 mm × 151.9 mm (w/h/d)
(incl. projecting parts and controls)
Mass
Approx. 1.8 kg
Supplied accessories
Remote commander (1)
AC power adaptor (1)
AC power cord (1)
Universal Dock Adapter  for iPhone (1)
Universal Dock Adapter  for iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS
(1)
Universal Dock Adapter  for iPhone 4 (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change without
notice.
There is no audio.


Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
Make sure Bluetooth is turned off. Otherwise, press
Bluetooth.
to turn off
Operation is not performed.

Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
The iPod does not charge.


Make sure the iPod is connected firmly.
Make sure the AC power adaptor is connected firmly.
Audio-in
There is no audio.

Make sure the Audio connecting cable is connected firmly.
Remote commander
The remote commander does not function.
Replace the battery in the remote commander with a new one if it is
weak.
 Make sure that you are pointing the remote commander at the
remote sensor on the unit.
 Remove any obstacles in the path of the remote commander and the
unit.
 Make sure the remote sensor is not exposed to strong light such as
direct sunlight or fluorescent lamp light.
 Move closer to the unit when using the remote commander.

When using the Bluetooth connection
There is no audio
Ensure that this unit is not too far from the iPod, or this unit is not
receiving interference from a wireless LAN, other 2.4 GHz wireless
device, or microwave oven.
 Check that the Bluetooth connection is made properly between this
unit and the iPod.
 Pair this unit and the iPod again.
 Keep away from metal objects or surfaces.
 Make sure Bluetooth is turned on. Otherwise, press
to turn on
Bluetooth.

Sound skips or the correspondence distance is short.
If a device that generates electromagnetic radiation, such as a
wireless LAN, other Bluetooth device(s), or a microwave oven is
nearby, move away from such sources.
 Remove any obstacle between this unit and iPod or move away from
the obstacle.
 Locate this unit and iPod as near as possible.
 Re-position this unit.
 Re-position iPod.

Connecting cannot be done.

Perform pairing again. (Refer to “To pair with an iPod”)
Pairing cannot be done.


Bring this unit and the iPod closer together.
Delete the unit from your iPod and perform pairing again.
If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Compatible iPod/iPhone
models
The compatible iPod/iPhone models are as follows.
Update software of your iPod/iPhone to the latest version
before using it with this unit.
iPod touch 4th generation
iPod touch 3rd generation
iPod touch 2nd generation
iPod touch 1st generation
iPod nano 5th generation (video camera)
iPod nano 4th generation (video)
iPod nano 3rd generation (video)
iPod nano 2nd generation (aluminum)
iPod 5th generation (video)
iPod classic
iPhone 4
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G
iPhone
Wireless music streaming compatible models
iPod touch 4th generation
iPod touch 3rd generation
iPhone 4
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G
iPad
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