Speed to Sound Clock Radio

Speed to Sound Clock Radio

1218694.5.6.7

Speed to Sound

Clock Radio for use with iPod/iPhone

Instruction Manual

“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.

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INTRODUCTION

Congratulations on your purchase of this unit for your iPod/iPhone. Uniquely designed to work with your iPod/iPhone, this stereo audio system with the built-in universal dock provides advanced audio and radio performance that brings out the best in your music. Remember to keep this manual for future reference.

· Enjoy rich sound from your iPod/iPhone

· Built-in speakers allow you to hear your music with

depth and clarity

· Digital clock display with dual alarm function

· Wake to your iPod/iPhone, FM radio, or buzzer

· Fall asleep to your iPod/iPhone or FM radio

· Plays and charges your iPod/iPhone

· Integrated universal dock for your iPod/iPhone

· Auxiliary line input for any audio devices

with 3.5 mm jack

· FM radio with PLL digital tuning technology

· LCD display with negative backlight and 3 level

dimmer control

What’s Included?

· Main unit

· Remote control (battery included)

· Dock adapters x 8

· AC adapter

* Compatible with any iPod/iPhone with dock connector (excluding 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation iPod)

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IPOD LEGAL

This unit operates with the below iPod/iPhone models:

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. iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

IPOD LEGAL

GETTING STARTED

Installing the AC adapter

Installing the backup battery for clock and alarm settings

Remote control use and battery replacement

Installing the dock adapter

Location of controls on the main unit

Location of controls on the remote control

Location of indications on the LCD screen

Setting the clock time

Setting the alarm time

Standby control

OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

Listening to your favorite songs on your iPod/iPhone

Charging your iPod/iPhone

Listening to other audio devices

Listening to your favorite radio stations

Using the alarm function

Adjusting the brightness of the LCD screen

Setting the sleep time

MAINTENANCE & TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

USER SAFETY GUIDE

SPECIFICATIONS

WARRANTY

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GETTING STARTED

Installing the AC Adapter

Locate the AC adapter jack on the back of the unit. Insert the AC adapter cable into the jack, and plug into the wall outlet.

Installing the Backup Battery for Clock and Alarm Settings

In order to offer consistent clock settings and alarm functions, this product uses a backup battery (not included). This means that in the event of a power failure, all the settings of your unit will remain saved. For example, after the installation of the backup battery, if the AC cord is disconnected or a power failure occurs, the display will not remain lit, but the time, date and alarm settings will be temporarily maintained. The alarm, however, will not sound when the unit is powered only by the backup battery.

To install the backup battery, follow the instructions below:

1. Make sure the connection between the AC adapter and the unit is secure. This is important because during battery replacement it is possible for all settings to be lost if clock and alarm have already been set.

2. Locate the battery compartment on the bottom of the unit and open.

3. Insert 2 “AAA” batteries (not included), following the correct polarity (+/-) drawings inside the battery compartment. For longer battery life, alkaline batteries are suggested. Please note that new and used batteries should not be mixed. Likewise, alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries should not be used together.

4. Secure the battery compartment by closing the cover.

Important Notes on Batteries

To prevent battery leakage, which may result in bodily injury, property damage or damage to the unit, follow these instructions.

· Install all batteries correctly according to the polarity (+/–) as marked on the unit.

· Do not mix old and new batteries, carbon and alkaline, etc.

· Remove batteries from the unit when the device will not be used for an extended period of time.

Please dispose the used batteries properly according to your local government regulations.

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GETTING STARTED

Remote Control - First Time Use and Battery Replacement

The remote control battery has been previously installed is and ready for immediate use. For the first time use, pull out the insulation tag from the button battery tray before operating the remote control. When the remote control stops functioning, you must replace the battery with a new one. To do so, locate the battery compartment on the side of the remote and follow the steps below:

1. Squeeze the notch labeled “Tab A” while pulling the“ battery door latch B” out towards you. This will allow the battery holder to release and pop out. Please refer to the picture on the right side.

2. Insert a “CR2025” 3V lithium battery. Make certain to follow the correct polarity, following the direction of the corresponding symbols (+/–).

3. Secure battery and push the battery holder back into the remote control until fully inserted.

Battery door latch

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Installing the Dock Adapter

To guarantee that your iPod/iPhone will fit properly into the built-in universal dock, several detachable dock adapters for older iPods are included with this product. Please check the bottom of dock adapters to determine compatibility with your iPod.

1. Inserting the dock adapter

a. Choose a dock adapter that corresponds with the iPod/iPhone you would like to dock. Using the correct dock adapter ensures a proper fit.

b. Gently push the dock adapter down into the universal dock.

c. Carefully place your iPod into the universal dock. Please note that iPod/iPhone must not be in a case or “skin”.

2. Removing the dock adapter

Remove your iPod, grasp the dock adapter and lift upwards carefully.

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GETTING STARTED

Location of Controls on the Main Unit

1. iPod/iPhone CONNECTOR

2. CLOCK SET. / MEMORY / ENTER

3. ALARM 1 / PRE -

4. ALARM 2 / PRE +

5. STANDBY / MENU

6. VOLUME -

7. SNOOZE / DIMMER

8. PLAY / PAUSE

9. NEXT

10. PREVIOUS

11. FUNCTION

12. VOLUME +

13. Remote control sensor

14. LCD Display

15. Battery compartment

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16. AC Adapter jack

17. AUX-IN jack

18. FM Antenna

GETTING STARTED

Location of Controls on the Remote Control

1. STANDBY BUTTON

Turns the unit on/off or switches off alarm when alarm is sounding.

2. MUTE BUTTON

3. FUNCTION BUTTON

4. MENU BUTTON

5. OK BUTTON

6. PREVIOUS BUTTON

Skips to the previous track when iPod is

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playing, or scans currently playing track toward the beginning by pressing and holding. In the radio mode, it tunes the radio stations by pressing and holding.

7. PLAY/PAUSE BUTTON

8. MO./ST. BUTTON

9. VOLUME BUTTON

10. ALARM1 ALARM2 BUTTON

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11. SNOOZE/DIMMER BUTTON

Activates snooze mode when the alarm sounds. It also adjusts the strength of the

LCD backlight.

12. SLEEP BUTTON

13. NEXT BUTTON

Skips to the next track when iPod is playing, or scans currently playing track toward the end by pressing and holding. In the radio mode, it tunes the radio stations by pressing and holding.

14. PRE+ BUTTON PRE- BUTTON

15. REPEAT BUTTON

In iPod mode, changes the play mode between Repeat 1 and Repeat ALL.

16. CLOCK SET. / MEMORY BUTTON

Note: The included remote control commands all of the basic functions on the unit.

Aim the remote control toward the bottom left corner of the main unit for the best results. Please note that the provided remote control cannot control iPod shuffle, the first, or second generation of iPod.

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GETTING STARTED

Location of Indications on the LCD Screen

Aux Indicator iPod Indicator

Radio Indicator

Sleep Indicator

Snooze Indicator

AM/ PM Indicato r

FM Indicato r MHz Indicator

Wake To Indicator: iPod, Radio, Buzzer

Alarm 1 Armed

Alarm 2 Armed

Radio Frequency/Time

Volume Level Display

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Stereo Indicator

GETTING STARTED

Setting the Clock Time

1. To set the time, first locate the CLOCK SET. / MEMORY button. Press this button and the unit display shows 12hr . Press the , button to select 24hr or 12hr.

Then press the CLOCK SET. / MEMORY button to confirm.

2. Press the , until the desired hour digit is displayed. Press the CLOCK SET. /

MEMORY button to confirm.

Notes: Remember to choose the correct AM or PM setting in 12 hour time format.

An icon to the left of the display indicates AM or PM.

3. Press the , until the desired minutes digit is displayed. Press the CLOCK SET. /

MEMORY button to confirm. The clock time will be stored.

Setting the Alarm Time

This unit supports two alarm settings for dual alarm feature.

1. To set the Alarm, press and hold the ALARM 1 or the ALARM 2 button until the display begins to flash. Press the , button until the desired alarm hour is displayed. Then press the ALARM 1 or the ALARM 2 button to confirm. Then press the ALARM 1 or the ALARM 2 button to confirm. The alarm time will be stored.

2. Press the , button until the desired alarm minute is displayed. Then press the

ALARM 1 or the ALARM 2 button to confirm. The alarm time will be stored.

3. Press the ALARM1 or the ALARM 2 button repeatedly to select the option for desired alarm sound source: buzzer, radio or iPod.

Standby Control

1. To turn the system on, press the STANDBY button on the unit or remote control.

The display will light and the system will play the last function used.

2. To turn the system off, press and hold the STANDBY button. The display light will switch off.

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OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

IMPORTANT

1. Occasionally, files on iPod can become corrupted. This may cause erratic behaviour with your products. Apple recommends that you visit their website www.apple.com to obtain instructions on resetting or restoring your iPod/ iPhone to factory settings.

2. It is imperative that you use the correct dock adapter for your iPod/iPhone and that the dock adapter fits appropriately into the built-in universal dock. Ignoring these rules can cause severe damage to your iPod/iPhone. Please refer to the section “Installing the Dock Adapter” to properly install the dock adapter before operating the unit with your iPod/iPhone.

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OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

Listening to Your Favorite Songs on Your iPod/iPhone

1. To listen to music, turn on the unit then press FUNCTION button to select iPod mode. Make sure that your iPod/iPhone is inserted into the built-in universal dock correctly. It will then automatically turn ON and music will begin to play.

NOTE: If the sound is not audible, the unit may not be detecting that your iPod is

in the play mode. If this happens, press the PLAY/PAUSE button on the unit or the

PLAY/PAUSE button on the Remote Control twice for music play to begin.

2. To play music when your iPod/iPhone is already in the dock, press the FUNCTION button to select iPod mode, it will play automatically. When the unit is in the iPod mode, an iPod icon will appear on the LCD screen of the unit.

3. To pause music, press the PLAY/PAUSE button during the play mode. To resume playback, press it again.

4. To adjust the volume, use the VOLUME+ and VOLUME- buttons on the unit or remote control.

5. To go to the Next or Previous track , use the or button on the unit or remote control. To search the current track using high speed forward or rewind, press and hold the or buttons while track is playing.

6. This unit may not operate while in the pause mode. Press the PLAY/PAUSE button on the unit or on your iPod/iPhone to initiate the play mode.

7. You can also control the iPod/iPhone with the button MENU, PRE +, PRE - and OK on the remote control, it works exactly the same way as using click wheel at iPod.

Charging Your iPod/iPhone

Your iPod/iPhone will always be CHARGING, until reaching the FULL CHARGE mode while it is in the built-in universal dock.

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OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

Listening to Other Audio Devices

You can still listen to other audio players that are not an iPod, with the unit by simply using the AUX-IN jack, located on the rear of the unit. Please ensure that before using the AUX-IN jack there is no iPod in the built-in universal dock.

1. Insert the plug of the audio patch cord (not included) into the HEADPHONE or LINE-

OUT jack on your audio device. Then insert the other end of the patch cord into the

AUX-IN jack, located on the rear of the unit.

2. To get into the AUX mode, press the FUNCTION button repeatedly until the AUX icon appears.

3. It is now safe to turn ON your device and enjoy the music.

4. Use the VOLUME +/– buttons on the unit or Remote control to adjust the volume level. You may also need to adjust the audio device volume.

Listening to Your Favorite Radio Station

For the best FM radio clarity, fully extend the pig-tail wire antenna, located on the rear of the unit. It is important not to alter, obstruct or attach other antennas to this wire antenna.

1. Turn the radio on, press the FUNCTION button on the unit (or Remote Control) repeatedly to Radio mode. Once on, the radio frequency will appear in the middle of the display.

2. To tune in a desired station, press the or button on the unit (or Remote Control) to adjust

3. To scan to the next clear station, press and hold the or button on the unit or

Remote Control for 2 seconds. Press again to enter into the seek mode.

4. To adjust the volume, press the VOLUME +/- on the unit or Remote Control.

5. You can store up to a total of 30 radio stations in memory.

a) Tune in a desired station, then press and hold the CLOCK SET. / MEMORY button for 2 seconds.

b) Press the ALARM 1 / PRE - or ALARM 2 / PRE + button to select the desired station memory for storage.

c) Press the CLOCK SET. / MEMORY button to confirm the setting.

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OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

Using the Alarm Function

1. To deactivate the alarm, press the ALARM 1 or the ALARM 2 repeatedly until the alarm icon disappears.

2. To activate the alarm, press the ALARM 1 or the ALARM 2 button again until alarm icon appears.

3. To activate the snooze function, press the SNOOZE/DIMMER button on the unit (or on Remote Control), following the sounding of the alarm. The alarm will then shut off and will sound again after 9 minutes.

4. To turn the alarm off, press the STANDBY button on the unit or remote control. If all settings remain the same, the alarm will turn on the following day at the same time. When the alarm is not turned off after it sounds, it will then play for approximately 60 minutes and turn off automatically. This cycle will repeat every 24 hours unless the settings are changed.

5. To prevent the alarm from coming on daily, press the ALARM 1 or the ALARM 2 button and set to off. The alarm icon will disappear to indicate that the alarm is deactivated.

6. While listening to either FM radio or iPod/iPhone, if the alarm is activated with buzzer, it will turn off after pressing the STANDBY.

NOTE:

· Set your iPod to the repeat mode if you’ve selected Wake To iPod/iPhone, if your iPod/iPhone has less than one hour of songs.

· If you have selected the Wake To iPod setting, yet no iPod/iPhone present at the alarm time, the unit will automatically switch to the buzzer mode.

· In order to wake to your iPod/iPhone , it must be appropriately placed in the built-in universal dock.

· In the event of a power outage or if AC power is disconnected, when the unit is powered by the Backup Battery, time and date will not be displayed, however time and date settings will be temporarily saved. The alarm will not sound.

Adjusting the Brightness of LCD Screen

To adjust the brightness of the LCD screen, press the SNOOZE/DIMMER button during normal operation. Each press will change the brightness level of the LCD screen

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OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

Setting the Sleep Time

1. To enter into the sleep mode, press the SLEEP button while the unit is ON or while listening to your iPod/iPhone or the radio. The unit will automatically turn off after the selected period of time.

2. To adjust the sleep time, press the SLEEP button repeatedly to choose among 90 minutes, 60 minutes, 30 minutes, 15 minutes and OFF.

3. To view the sleep time, wait until the display returns to the current display and press the SLEEP button once. It will display the sleep time remaining. Press again to change the sleep time to the next lowest increment.

4. To stop listening at any time, press and hold STANDBY button on the unit or remote control.

Note: The unit has the independent volume settings for the sleep mode with no effect on the alarm volume. The sleep volume will remain at the same level until the setting is changed.

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MAINTENANCE & TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

Maintenance

· Place the unit on a level surface away from sources of direct sunlight or excessive heat.

· Protect your furniture. When placing the unit on a natural wood and lacquered finish, a cloth or other protective material should be placed between it and the furniture.

· Clean the unit with a soft cloth moistened only with mild soap and water. Stronger cleaning agents, such as benzene, thinner or similar materials can damage the surface of the unit.

Troubleshooting

The stereo speaker system does not turn on.

· The AC adapter may not be connected properly. Check the connection.

· The wall outlet may not function. Try another outlet.

Your iPod/iPhone does not fit into the built-in universal dock.

· The installed dock adapter is not the correct one. Check whether a correct dock adapter is installed. If your iPod was released later than September 2006, in doubt use the dock adapter supplied by Apple with your iPod.

· There might be some obstructions on the dock. Check whether there are any obstructions on the connector and on the dock. If everything is secured, place your iPod/ iPhone back into the dock.

It does not recognize your iPod/iPhone when docked.

· Your iPod/iPhone may not be properly docked. Take your iPod/iPhone out of the dock, and remove any obstructions on the connector from the dock and on your iPod/ iPhone. Place your iPod/iPhone back into the dock. Remove any protection covers or sleeves that might obstruct a correct fitting.

· Your iPod/iPhone is frozen or locked up. Check whether your iPod operates correctly before placing it back into the dock. Please refer to the owner’s instruction manual of your iPod/iPhone.

· The software of your iPod/iPhone is outdated. Upgrade the software on your iPod/ iPhone. For the details on how to upgrade the software on your iPod/iPhone, please visit the Apple website: http://www.apple.com.

· First and second generation iPods cannot be docked. Use the line-in jack for a first or second generation iPod.

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Troubleshooting – Continued

Your iPod/iPhone is not charged even though it is in the dock.

· Your iPod/iPhone might not be properly docked. Take your iPod/iPhone out of the dock, and remove any obstructions on the connector from the dock and on your iPod/ iPhone. Place your iPod/iPhone back into the dock.

· Your iPod/iPhone is frozen or locked up. Check whether your iPod/iPhone operates correctly before placing it back into the dock. Please refer to the owner’s instruction manual of your iPod/iPhone.

· You are using the third generation of iPod. The third generation of iPod is only charged with 12V power supply. It is not supported by this unit.

When playing music, the sound gets distorted.

· The volume level on the connected device or the unit is set too high. Decrease the volume until the distortion has disappeared.

· The source sound is distorted. If the original sound source (MP3/ACC) on your iPod is poor quality, the distortion and noises are easily noticed with high-power speakers.

· The remote control is not aimed to the unit or too far away from it. Move to within

3 m of the unit and point the remote control toward the unit.

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USER SAFETY GUIDE

WARNING

· TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD. DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN

OR MOISTURE.

· THIS APPLIANCE SHALL NOT BE EXPOSED TO DRIPPING OR SPLASHING WATER

AND THAT NO OBJECT FILLED WITH LIQUIDS SUCH AS VASES SHALL BE PLACED

ON APPARATUS.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

1. Read these instructions.

2. Keep these instructions.

3. Heed all warnings.

4. Follow all instructions.

5. Do not use this apparatus near water.

6. Clean only with dry cloth.

7. 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 in to your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.

10. Do not install this equipment in a confined space such as a book case or similar unit. The ventilation should not be impeded by covering the ventilation openings with items such as newspaper, table-cloths, curtains, etc.

11. This is a CLASS II apparatus with double insulation, and no protective grounding provided.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - continued

12. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.

13. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.

14. 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.

15. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.

16. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in anyway, 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.

17. WARNING: The battery (battery or batteries or battery pack) shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.

18. WARNING: The direct plug-in adapter is used as disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain readily operable.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - continued

CLEANING

Always disconnect unit from power supply before attempting to clean it.

Use soft cloth moistened with soapy water, and wipe gently. Do not use solvents or abrasive materials.

SAFETY

The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.

CAUTION

Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.

Replace only with the same or equivalent type.

A warning that batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.

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ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

Place the apparatus some distance from nearby objects or walls for sufficient ventilation. The ventilation should not be impeded by covering the ventilation openings with items such as newspapers, table-cloths, curtains, etc.

· No naked flame sources such as lighted candles should be placed on the apparatus.

· Dispose of used batteries properly. Follow the local regulations for battery disposal.

· Use this apparatus in moderate climates. It is recommended not to use this apparatus in a lightning storm.

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SPECIFICATIONS

General

· Power Requirement

· Main Unit: DC 9V, 2000mA adapter

· Clock Backup: Two 1.5V “AAA” size batteries (not included)

· Remote Control: One 3V “CR2025” size lithium battery (included)

· Speakers: 8 Ohms (each)

· Output Power: 2 x 1W (RMS)

Radio

· Receiving Band: FM

· Frequency Range: FM 88 - 108MHz

* Specifications and features are subject to change without notice.

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WARRANTY

THE SOURCE WARRANTY

The Source warrants that this product will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase. Within this period, simply take the product and your proof of purchase to any The Source store or dealer and the product will be repaired without charge for parts and labour. The Source reserves the right to charge for transportation. Any product which has been subject to misuse or accidental damage is excluded from this warranty.

This warranty is only applicable to a product purchased through The Source company owned stores and dealers and to a product that is presented for repair in a country where The

Source offers the product for sale. While this warranty does not confer any legal rights other than those set out above, you may have additional statutory rights which will vary under the laws of the various countries, states, province and other governmental entities in which The

Source operates. This warranty is subject to all statutory rights you may have in the country of purchase.

Imported by:

The Source,

Barrie, Ontario, Canada, L4M 4W5

Manufactured in China

For product support please contact www.thesource.ca

Limited Warranty

© 2010 The Source.

All Rights Reserved.

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