2-893-762-64 (2) FM Portable CD Player – Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. – Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. – Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. – Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. Discs Playable on this CD Player Operating Instructions •Audio CDs (CD-DA format CDs) •MP3 CDs (CD-R/CD-RW on which audio data compressed in the MP3 format has been recorded)* *Only ISO 9660 Level 1/2 and Joliet extension format discs can be played. Bit rates and sampling frequencies this CD player can play are as follows. Variable Bit Rate (VBR) files can also be played. “WALKMAN”, , and are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. Bit rates Sampling frequencies MPEG-1 Layer3 32 kbps – 320 kbps 32/44.1/48 kHz MPEG-2 Layer3 8 kbps – 160 kbps 16/22.05/24 kHz MPEG-2.5 Layer3 8 kbps – 160 kbps 8/11.025/12 kHz MP3 CDs ©2006 Sony Corporation AMS* / search function *Automatic Music Sensor To find the beginning of the previous/current/next/succeeding track(s): Press / repeatedly. To go backward/forward quickly: Press and hold /. Checking CD information on the display You can check CD information on the display. Depending on the region in which you purchased your CD player, the default language may not be “ENGLISH.” Change the LANGUAGE setting, if necessary. When you are playing MP3 CD containing files with an ID3 tag, ID3 tag information is displayed. (When there is no ID3 tag information, nothing is displayed.) Notes • The characters A–Z, a-z, 0-9, and _ can be displayed on this player. • Before playing a file, the player reads all file and group (or folder) information on the CD. “Reading” is displayed. Depending on the content of the CD, it may take some time to accomplish this reading. Track number, elapsed playing time Remaining time of the current track Group File DC IN 4.5 V *(play/pause)•ENTER You can also use this function while listening to the radio. Audio CD The playing order may differ depending on the method used to record MP3 files on the disc. In the following example, files are played in order of 1 to 7. MP3 Press and hold SOUND/AVLS to select “AVLS ON” or “AVLS OFF.” Press DISPLAY repeatedly. Playing order Printed in China *Automatic Volume Limiter System To check information on the display The usable number of groups and files • Maximum number of groups: 256 • Maximum number of files: 512 D-NF340 D-NF341 AVLS* function Total number of tracks on the CD, total remaining time of the CD*1) to an AC outlet MP3 CD /• (group) –/+•TUNE –/+ File number, elapsed playing time DISPLAY AC power adaptor P MODE/ OPEN SOUND/AVLS (headphones) jack RADIO ON/MEMORY VOL –/+* Headphones (stop)•RADIO OFF HOLD (rear) Display MP3 indicator Track number/Preset number/Playing time/Frequency Disc indicator MONO/LOCAL Remaining battery power Sound mode Group indicator Play mode Bookmark Remote control** Headphone jack (rear) *(play/pause) HOLD (group) –/+ (•TUNE –/+) Connect your headphones to the remote control securely. (Maximum directory levels: 8) Artist name*2) Notes • Depending on the quality of the disc and/or the condition of the recording device, it may take a while for playback to start. It is also possible playback may not start at all. • On a disc that has MP3 files, do not save files in other formats and do not make unnecessary folders. • Be sure to add the file extension “mp3” to the file name. However, if you add the extension “mp3” to a file other than an MP3 file, the player will not be able to recognize the file properly. • To compress a source in an MP3 file, we recommend setting the compression parameters to “44.1 kHz,” “128 kbps,” and “Constant Bit Rate.” • To record up to the maximum capacity, set the writing software to “halting of writing.” To use the batteries (not supplied) 1 Slide OPEN to open the player lid and open the battery compartment lid inside the CD player. 2 Insert two LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries by matching the to the diagram inside the CD player and close the lid until it clicks into place. Insert the end first (for both batteries). Battery life* (approx. hours) G-PROTECTION Note Use only the supplied remote control. You cannot operate this player with any other remote control. * The button has a tactile dot. ** Except CEQ model. “CEQ” is the area code. For the area code of the model you purchased, check the upper left side of the bar code on the package. Audio CD MP3 CD (Recorded at 128 kbps) RADIO ON Album name*2) Total number of files *1)The displays appear only during normal play. *2)During play, these informations are not displayed if the disc does not have ID3 tag information. During play, press P MODE/ repeatedly: No indication (normal play) “ (group play)”*1 “1 (single track play)” “SHUF (shuffle play)” “ SHUF (group shuffle play)”*2 “ (Bookmark play)” To repeat the play mode you selected, press and hold P MODE/ until “ ” appears. *1 All files in the selected group are played once. MP3 CD only. *2 All files in the selected group are played once in random order. MP3 CD only. Bookmark play When using two Sony alkaline batteries LR6 (SG) (produced in Japan) (stop)• RADIO ON/OFF Play mode function Power Sources (When the CD player is used on a flat and stable place.) Playing time varies depending on how the CD player is used. / VOL –/+* Title*2) G-on G-off 20 30 14 30 50 *Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association). roughly show the remaining • The indicator sections of battery power. One section does not always indicate one-fourth of the battery power. To use the AC power adaptor If you add bookmarks to your favorite tracks, you can listen to these tracks only from the track with the lowest number. 1 During playback of the track where you want to add a Bookmark, press and hold •ENTER until “ (Bookmark)” flashes on the display. 2 Repeat step 1 to add Bookmarks to the tracks you want (up to 99 tracks for each audio CD and 512 tracks for each MP3 CD). 3 Press P MODE/ repeatedly until “ ” flashes. 4 Press •ENTER. To remove the Bookmarks During playback of the track with a Bookmark, press and hold •ENTER until “ ” disappears from the display. If you change CDs and start playing, all the bookmarks added for the previous CD will be erased. Connect the AC power adaptor as illustrated. WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. 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 place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus. CAUTION The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. Certain countries may regulate disposal of the battery used to power this product. Please consult with your local authority. The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those countries where it is legally enforced, mainly in the countries EEA (European Economic Area). 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 Accessories: Headphones, Remote control The following FCC statement applies only to the version of this model manufactured for sale in the USA. Other versions may not comply with FCC technical regulations. Note: 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: Playing a CD 1 Slide OPEN to open the lid and fit the CD to the pivot, then close the lid. 2 Press •ENTER. To play from the first track, press and hold •ENTER until playback starts while the CD player is stopped. To jump to the succeeding/previous groups*, press + or –. *MP3 CD only • This CD player can play CD-Rs/CD-RWs recorded in the Compact Disc Digital Audio (Audio CD) format, but playback capability may vary depending on the quality of the disc and the condition of the recording device. • This product is designed to play back discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently, various music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies are marketed by some record companies. Please be aware that among those discs, there are some that do not conform to the CD standard and may not be playable by this product. Listening to the Radio 1 Press RADIO ON/MEMORY to turn on the radio. 2 Press TUNE + or – to tune in the station you want and adjust the volume. Turning off the radio Press • RADIO OFF. Tuning in the station quickly Press and hold TUNE + or – in step 2 until the frequency digits begin to change on the display. The CD player automatically scans the radio frequencies and stops when it finds a clear station. Emphasizing the bass sound While listening to the radio, press SOUND/AVLS repeatedly to make “SOUND” appear. Improving broadcast reception Extend the headphones cord. Note on DualDiscs A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates DVD recorded material on one side with digital audio material on the other side. However, since the audio material side does not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, playback on this product is not guaranteed. Digital MEGA BASS function During play, press SOUND/AVLS repeatedly to select “SOUND 1” or “SOUND 2.” If the sound is distorted, turn down the volume. While listening to the radio, this function is disabled. Headphones Note Keep the headphones connected to the jack of the CD player. The headphones cord works as the FM antenna. If it is hard to hear the FM broadcast due to interference from strong radio waves Changing Optional Settings Troubleshooting 1 While listening to the FM broadcast, press P MODE/ . “LOCAL” flashes. 2 Press •ENTER within 10 seconds after you finished the previous operation.* “LOCAL” stops flashing. *If “LOCAL” disappears from the display, start from Step 1. You can set the various functions such as the language for the menu and G-PROTECTION. 1 When nothing appears on the display, press •ENTER with keeping DISPLAY pressed until the menu screen appears. 2 Press + or – to select the item you want and press •ENTER. 3 Press + or – to select an option and press •ENTER. Should any problem persist after you have made these checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer. To cancel the LOCAL setting, press P MODE/ , and then press •ENTER so that “LOCAL” disappears from the display. If it is hard to hear the FM broadcast due to poor reception Option items To return to the previous screen, press •RADIO OFF on the CD player. To cancel the setting operation, press •RADIO OFF for 2 seconds or more. 1 While listening to the FM broadcast, press P MODE/ . “LOCAL” flashes. 2 Press P MODE/ again. “MONO” flashes. 3 Press •ENTER within 10 seconds after you finished the previous operation.* “MONO” stops flashing. *If “MONO” disappears from the display, start from Step 1. Items To cancel the MONO setting, press P MODE/ twice, and then press •ENTER so that “MONO” disappears from the display. G-PROTECTION OFF (To prevent sound Skipping) ON Presetting Radio Stations You can preset up to 40 stations. 1 Press RADIO ON/MEMORY to turn on the radio. 2 Press DISPLAY for 3 seconds or more. The CD player starts scanning the stations from the lower frequencies and stops for about 5 seconds when a station is received. 3 If you want to preset the received station, press •ENTER until the preset number appears. The received station is preset on the preset number 01 and the CD player starts scanning for the next receivable station. If you do not press •ENTER within 5 seconds, the CD player will start scanning the next receivable station without storing the station. 4 Repeat step 3 until all receivable stations are preset. If the stations have already been stored, the newly preset stations will replace the old ones. Note Presetting will not be completed until scanning of all receivable stations is finished. If you cancel presetting before scanning of all receivable stations is finished, the stations you preset are not stored in the CD player’s memory. Presetting stations manually 1 Press RADIO ON/MEMORY to turn on the radio. 2 Press TUNE + or – to tune in the station you want. 3 Press and hold RADIO ON/MEMORY until the preset number appears on the display. When the station is preset successfully, the beep is heard (in case that BEEP is set to “ON” in the menu). The preset number increases by one. 4 Repeat steps 2 and 3 when you preset more stations. Note Options (: Default settings) LANGUAGE* (Language for menu, etc.) ENGLISH Select the language for FRANCAIS menu text, DEUTSCH warning ITALIANO message, etc. ESPAÑOL PORTUGUÊS РУССКИЙ Protection against sounds skipping is not provided. Protection against sounds skipping is provided with high quality CD sound. BEEP (Sound of operation) OFF The beep is turned off. ON The beep sounds when you operate the player. TUNE STEP* (Changing the tuning interval) 100 kHz Tuning interval is set to “100 kHz.” FM frequency range is 87.5 MHz – 108.0 MHz. 50 kHz Tuning interval is set to “50 kHz.” FM frequency range is 87.5 MHz – 108.0 MHz. PRESET CLEAR (Canceling all preset stations) CLEAR? Select this when you cancel all preset stations. * Default settings vary for each area you purchased the CD player. Note Even if “G-PROTECTION” is set to “On,” sound may skip: • When the CD player receives stronger continuous shock than expected. • When a dirty or scratched CD is played, or • For CD-Rs/CD-ROMs, when a poor-quality disc is played or there is a problem with the original recording device or application software. 1 When nothing appears on the display, press •ENTER with keeping DISPLAY pressed until the menu screen appears. 2 Press +/– repeatedly to select “PRESET CLEAR,” then press •ENTER. “CLEAR?” appears on the display. When you press •ENTER, all the preset stations are canceled. Playing Preset Radio Stations You can tune in a station easily by pressing or . Changing the Tuning Interval When using the CD player abroad, change the FM tuning interval on the menu, if necessary. 100 kHz area: the U.S.A., Canada, and Latin America 50 kHz area: Other areas Change the tuning interval while the radio is turned off and CD play is stopped, as follows. 1 When nothing appears on the display, press •ENTER with keeping DISPLAY pressed until the menu screen appears. 2 Press + or – repeatedly to select “TUNE STEP,” then press •ENTER. 3 Press + or – repeatedly to select “50 kHz” or “100 kHz” then press •ENTER. Note After changing the tuning interval, you must preset radio stations again, as the preset stations are erased when you change the tuning interval. The CD player does not operate properly. Moisture condensation has occurred. Leave the player aside for several hours until the moisture evaporates. Even though the file number is displayed, the player skips the file and does not play it. A file with a format that is unplayable on this player is recorded on the CD. Specifications CD player System Compact disc digital audio system Laser diode properties Emission duration: Continuous Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW (This output is the value measured at a distance of 200 mm from the objective lens surface on the optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.) Radio Frequency range FM: 87.5 MHz – 108.0 MHz Antenna FM: Headphones cord antenna General Power requirements • Two LR6 (size AA) batteries: 1.5 V DC × 2 • AC power adaptor (DC IN 4.5 V jack): 100 V - 240 V, 50/60 Hz (Model for Mexico) Dimensions (w/h/d) (without projecting parts and controls) Approx. 140.0 × 32.7 × 140.0 mm (5 5/8 × 1 5/16 × 5 5/8 in.) Mass (excluding accessories) Approx. 210 g (7.5 oz.) Operating temperature On safety Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. • Should any solid objects or liquid fall into the CD player, unplug it and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further. • Do not put any foreign objects in the DC IN 4.5 V (external power input) jack. Supplied accessories On power sources On the AC power adaptor To cancel all preset stations Press and hold SOUND/AVLS to select “AVLS OFF” so that you can cancel the AVLS function. MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. To change a preset station 1 Perform steps 1 to 3 of “To change a preset station.” 2 Press •RADIO OFF for 2 seconds or more. When the preset station is canceled, and the next preset number decreases by one, the beep is heard (in case that BEEP is set to “ON” in the menu). The volume does not increase even if you press VOL + repeatedly. Precautions • When you are not using the CD player for a long time, disconnect all power sources from the CD player. To cancel a preset station The buttons are locked. Slide HOLD back. 5°C ‑ 35°C (41°F - 95°F) Preset number is selected automatically. You cannot select preset number. 1 Press RADIO ON/MEMORY to turn on the radio. 2 Press or to select the preset number of the station you want to change. 3 Press RADIO ON/MEMORY for 2 seconds or more. 4 Press TUNE + or – to tune in the station you want. Start this operation within 30 seconds after you finished the previous operation. If 30 seconds pass with nothing done, start from step 2. 5 Press and hold •ENTER. The beep is heard (in case that BEEP is set to “ON” in the menu) and the preset station has been changed. “HOLD” appears on the display when you press a button, and the CD does not play. • Use only the AC power adaptor supplied. If Polarity of the your player is not supplied with an AC power plug adaptor, use a commercially-available AC power adaptor* (rated output voltage/current: 4.5 V DC/700 mA). Do not use any other AC power adaptor. It may cause a malfunction. *The voltage of power supply is different depending on the country. Please buy an AC power adaptor in the country where the product is to be used. • Depending on the AC power adaptor, noise may be heard while using the system. Refer to the operating instructions of the AC power adaptor. • Do not touch the AC power adaptor with wet hands. • Connect the AC power adaptor to an easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the AC power adaptor, disconnect it from the AC outlet immediately. On dry batteries • Do not throw the batteries into fire. • Do not carry the batteries with coins or other metallic objects. It can generate heat if the positive and negative terminals of the battery are accidentally contacted by a metallic object. • Do not mix new batteries with old ones. • Do not use different types of batteries together. • When the batteries are not to be used for a long time, remove them. • If battery leakage occurs, wipe off any deposit in the battery compartment, and install new batteries. In case the deposit adheres to you, wash it off thoroughly. On the CD player • Keep the lens on the CD player clean and do not touch it. If you do so, the lens may be damaged and the CD player will not operate properly. • Do not put any heavy object on top of the CD player. The CD player and the CD may be damaged. • Do not leave the CD player in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or sand, moisture, rain, mechanical shock, unleveled surface, or in a car with its windows closed. • If the CD player causes interference to the radio or television reception, turn off the CD player or move it away from the radio or television. • Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star) cannot be played on this CD player. Attempting to do so may damage the CD player. Do not use such discs. On headphones Road safety Do not use headphones while driving, cycling, or operating any motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in some areas. It can also be potentially dangerous to play your headphones at high volume while walking, especially at pedestrian crossings. You should exercise extreme caution or discontinue use in potentially hazardous situations. Preventing hearing damage Avoid using headphones at high volume. Hearing experts advise against continuous, loud and extended play. If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or discontinue use. Consideration for others Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will allow you to hear outside sounds and to be considerate to the people around you. To clean the plugs If the plugs become dirty, there is no audio or noise is heard. Clean them with a dry soft cloth periodically. AC power adaptor (1)* Headphones (1) Remote control (1)** * Not supplied with U and CEQ models. **Not supplied with CEQ model. “U” and “CEQ” are the area code. For the area code of the model you purchased, check the upper left side of the bar code on the package. This warranty is valid only in the United States.