Radio Shack 12-889 User manual

Radio Shack 12-889 User manual
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12-889
Analog AM/FM/WX Radio
Thank you for purchasing your AM/FM/WX AC/DC Portable Radio
from RadioShack.
retractable antenna
Fully extend for best FM/WX reception.
TUNER
Rotate to select radio station.
Your RadioShack portable radio requires four C batteries (not supplied, available at RadioShack or online at
www.radioshack.com) or 120V AC power.
battery notes
1. Remove the battery
compartment cover.
• Dispose of old batteries promptly and properly.
Replace when
Do not burn or bury them.
power cord
finished.
• Use only fresh batteries of the required size and
2. Route the power cord
recommended type.
batteries
through the slot and
•
Do
not mix old and new batteries or batteries of
plug into standard
different
types, capacities, or chemistries.
120V AC outlet. Or,
battery
place batteries in
• If you do not plan to use your radio for a month
compartment
the compartment
or longer, remove the batteries. Batteries can
as indicated by the
leak chemicals that may destroy electronic parts.
polarity symbols
• Keep batteries out of reach of children. They can
(+ and -) marked inside.
be fatal if swallowed.
caring for your radio
• Keep your radio dry. If it gets wet, wipe it dry
immediately.
NOTE: The AM antenna is built
in. To improve AM reception,
rotate the radio.
ON/OFF/Volume
Rotate to turn on and adjust
volume.
ear phone jack
Band Switch
Swtich between AM, FM, and
weather report band.
NOTE: Actual product may vary from images found here.
• Use and store your radio only in room
temperature environments.
CAUTION: This device is equipped with a polarized plug
to prevent electric shock. One blade is wider than the
other. The plug can only fit in an outlet one way. If you
cannot easily insert the plug, turn it over and try again.
Do not force it.
• Handle the radio carefully. Do not drop it.
listening safely
• Keep your radio away from dust and dirt, and
wipe it with a damp cloth occasionally to keep it
looking new.
• Modifying or tampering with your radio’s
internal components can cause a malfunction
and might void your FCC authorization to
operate it.
what’s included
Portable Radio
Please read this user’s guide before
installing, setting up, and using your new product
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using your radio
User’s Guide
To protect your hearing, follow these guidelines when
you use ear phones or head phones.
• Set the volume to the lowest setting before you
begin listening with your ear phones. After you begin
listening, set the volume to a comfortable level.
• Do not listen at extremely high volume levels.
Extended high-volume listening can lead to
permanent hearing loss.
• Once you set the volume do not increase it. Over
time, your ears adapt to the volume level, so a
volume level that does not cause discomfort might
still damage your hearing.
traffic safety
Do not wear ear phones or head phones while operating
a motor vehicle or riding a bicycle. This can create a
traffic hazard and could be illegal in some areas.
Even though some earphones or headphones let you
hear some outside sounds when listening at normal
volume levels, they can still present a traffic hazard.
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the FCC wants you to know
Read Instructions before operating the product.
Retain Instructions for future reference.
WARNING: To reduce the
CAUTION
Heed all warnings.
risk of fire or shock hazard,
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
do not expose this product
Follow all instructions.
DO NOT OPEN
to rain or moisture
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
Clean only with a dry cloth.
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
Do not use attachments not recommended by the product manufacturer, as they may cause hazards.
THE COVER OR BACK. NO USER-SERICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER
Do not use this product near water - for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.
Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand tripod, bracket, or table. The product may fall, causing
The lightning symbol is intended to alert you to the
presence of uninsulated, dangerous voltage within this
serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod,
product’s enclosure that might be of sufficient magnitude
bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product. Any mounting of the product
to constitute a risk of electric shock. Do not open the
should follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and should use a mounting accessory recommended by the
product’s case.
manufacturer.
Exercise caution when moving any product and cart combination. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven
The exclamation symbol is intended to inform you that
surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.
important operating and maintenace instructions are
included in the literature accompanhing this product.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product
and to protect it from overheating. Do not block or cover these openings. Never block by placing the
product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. Do not place this product in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless your provide proper ventilation or are adhering to the
manufacturer’s instructions.
Use only the type of power source indicated on the label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your product dealer or local power company. For products
intended to operate on battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instructions.
This product may be equipped with a polarized alternating-current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety
feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug still does not fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the
safety purpose of the polarized plug.
Alternate Warnings - This product is equipped with a three-wire grounding-type plug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin. This plug will only fit into a grounding-type power outlet. This is a
safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding-type plug.
Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and point where they exit from the product.
Protective Attachment Plug - The product is equipped with an attachment plug having overload protection. This is a safety feature. See Instruction Manual for replacement or resetting of
protective device. If replacement of the plug is required, be sure the service technician has used a replacement plug specified by the manufacturer that has the same overload protection as
the original plug.
If an outside antenna is connected to the receiver, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810
of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with regard to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the mast and supporting structure,
grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna-discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the
grounding electrode.
For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or
cable system. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power-line surges.
An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When
installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid
of any kind on the product.
Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
a)When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
b)If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the product,
c) f the product has been exposed to rain or water,
d)If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions as an improper adjustment of
other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the product to its normal operation.
e)If the product has been dropped or damaged in any way.
f) When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance - this indicates a need for service.
Replacement Parts - When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the
original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the product is in proper operating condition.
The product should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
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This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for
a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These
limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses,
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference
will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that
to which the receiver is connected.
Consult your local RadioShack store or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
If you cannot eliminate the interference, the FCC requires that you stop
using your phone. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by
RadioShack may cause interference and void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.
Product
Analog AM/FM/WX Radio
Model
12-889
Responsible Party
RadioShack
300 RadioShack Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone
817-415-3200
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject
to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
limited 90 day warranty
This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing
defects in material and workmanship under normal use for ninety
(90) days from the date of purchase from RadioShack companyowned stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers.
For complete warranty details and exclusions, check with your local
RadioShack store.
RadioShack Customer Relations
©2007. RadioShack Corporation.
All rights reserved. RadioShack and
RadioShack.com are trademarks
used by RadioShack Corporation.
12-889
05A07
Printed in China
300 RadioShack Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76102
04/04
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