4-480-527-11(3) FM/AM Clock Radio Operating Instructions ©2014 Sony Corporation Printed in China 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. General information Troubleshooting Should any problems persist after you have made the following checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer. The clock flashes “AM 12:00” after a power interruption. The battery is discharged. Remove the old battery and insert a new one. Unsatisfactory reception The AC power cord functions as an FM antenna. Extend the AC power cord fully to increase reception sensitivity. ICF-C1 Before operating the unit, please read this guide thoroughly and retain it for future reference. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. For customers who purchased this product in the USA Please register this product on line at http://www.sony.com/productregistration. Proper registration will enable us to send you periodic mailings about new products, services, and other important announcements. Registering your product will also allow us to contact you in the unlikely event that the product needs adjustment or modification. Thank you. WARNING 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. Do not expose batteries or apparatus with battery-installed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like. 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. You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. CAUTION Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same type. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. 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: — 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. WARNING Do not ingest battery, chemical burn hazard. This product contains a coin/button cell battery. If the coin/button cell battery is swallowed, it can cause severe internal burns in just 2 hours and can lead to death. Keep new and used batteries away from children. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the product and keep it away from children. If you think batteries might have been swallowed or placed inside any part of the body, seek immediate medical attention. Important Safety Instructions 1) 2) 3) 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. 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. For the state of California, USA only Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains perchlorate Precautions Operate the unit on the power sources specified in “Specifications.” To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it out by the plug, not the cord. 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, blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) that might block the ventilation holes. 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. Do not expose the battery to excessive heat such as direct sunlight, fire or the like. If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Rotate the unit horizontally for optimum reception. A ferrite bar AM antenna is built into the unit. About the battery as a backup power source Replacing the backup battery 1 Keep the AC plug connected to the wall outlet and remove the battery compartment on the bottom of the unit by pulling it up while sliding the tab. (See Fig. -.) 2 Insert a new battery into the battery compartment with the side facing up. This unit contains a CR2032 battery as a backup power source to keep the clock operating during a power interruption. Do not operate the unit over a steel desk or metal surface, as this may lead to interference. The radio or buzzer alarm does not sound at the preset alarm time. Check that “ ” appears on the display. The radio alarm is activated but no sound is emitted at the preset alarm time. Adjust the volume using VOLUME +/–. When daylight saving time (summer time) begins, the clock does not switch to daylight saving time (summer time) automatically. Make sure the clock is set correctly. When “Aut On” appears on the display after pressing and holding DST for more than 3 seconds, the Automatic DST/summer time function becomes active. Specifications Time display 12-hour system Frequency range Band Frequency FM 87.5 MHz – 108 MHz AM 530 kHz – 1,710 kHz Speaker Approx. 6.6 cm (2 5/8 inches) dia., 8 Ω Power output 100 mW (at 10% harmonic distortion) Power requirements 120 V AC, 60 Hz For power backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery Dimensions Approx. 101 mm 102 mm 101 mm (w/h/d) (4 inches 4 inches 4 inches) including projecting parts and controls Mass Approx. 480 g (1 lb 1 oz) including CR2032 battery Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. When to replace the battery When the battery is discharged, “” appears on the display. If a power interruption occurs while the battery is discharged, the current time and alarm will be erased. Note If “AM 12:00” flashes on the display when the unit is connected to an AC outlet for the first time, the battery may be discharged. In this case, consult your nearest Sony dealer. To remove the battery from the battery compartment, push it out from the side marked PUSH. (See Fig. -.) 3 Insert the battery compartment back into the unit along the groove and push it from above until it clicks. (See Fig. -.) The tab locks the battery compartment. 4Press RADIO to remove “” from the display. Notes When you replace the battery, do not disconnect the AC plug from the wall outlet. Otherwise, the current date, current time and alarm will be erased. If the unit will be left unplugged for a long time, remove the battery to avoid any damage that may be caused by leakage or corrosion. Operations The frequency of the current radio station is displayed as a rough guide. Setting the clock manually To change the clock setting manually, operate the unit as follows. 1 Press and hold ENTER/TIME SET for more than 2 seconds. You will hear a beep and the last two digits of the year will start to flash on the display. 2Press + or – repeatedly to select the year, and then press ENTER/TIME SET. While setting the alarm time, “ ” flashes on the display. When the alarm time setting operation is complete, the clock display returns after a few seconds and “ ” changes from flashing to fully lit. At the set time, the radio will turn on, or the buzzer will sound gradually increasing in volume. (“ ” flashes on the display.) Repeat step 2 to set the month, day and time. After setting the time, two short beeps will sound and the seconds will start incrementing from zero. Display Press ALARM RESET/OFF to turn off the alarm. The alarm will sound again at the same time the next day. Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS. The sound turns off, but will automatically come on again after about 10 minutes. Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS, the snooze time changes as follows: Note If you do not press any button for about 1 minute while setting the clock, clock setting mode will be canceled. When daylight saving time (summer time) begins/ends while Automatic DST/summer time adjustment is set to off Change the clock setting manually if you have canceled the Automatic DST/summer time adjustment. AC power cord Playing the radio There is a tactile dot beside VOLUME + to show the direction to go to turn up the volume. Getting Started Connecting to an AC power source Connect the AC power cord to a wall outlet. About Automatic DST/ summer time adjustment This unit automatically adjusts for daylight saving time (summer time). “DST” automatically appears on the display at the beginning of daylight saving time (summer time), and disappears at the end of daylight saving time (summer time). Daylight saving time (summer time) begins at 2:00 AM on the second Sunday of March. Standard time begins at 2:00 AM on the first Sunday of November. Notes To wall outlet The current EST (Eastern Standard Time) appears on the display. (This unit is preset to the current date and time at the factory, and is powered by the back-up battery.) Setting the clock for the first time All you need to do to set the clock for the first time is select your time zone. If you live in the Eastern Standard Time zone, you do not need to adjust the area setting. 1Press TIME ZONE. Area number “2” appears on the display. 2Press TIME ZONE repeatedly to select a number as follows: Area number Time zone 0 Newfoundland Standard Time 1 Atlantic Standard Time 2 (default) Eastern Standard Time 3 Central Standard Time 4 Mountain Standard Time 5 Pacific Standard Time 6 Alaska Standard Time 7 Hawaii Standard Time The clock display switches to the current time of selected time zone in about 4 seconds. The implementation of DST/summer time and its beginning/ending date and time are subject to circumstances and laws in each country/region. Should this interfere with the desired adjustment, cancel the Automatic DST/summer time adjustment and set the clock manually as necessary. Customers living in a country/region that does not use daylight saving time (summer time) should cancel the Automatic DST/summer time adjustment before using the unit. When Hawaii Standard Time is set, the default Automatic DST/summer time adjustment setting is off. To cancel Automatic DST/ summer time adjustment The Automatic DST/summer time adjustment can be canceled. Press and hold DST for more than 3 seconds while the clock is displayed. A beep sounds, and “Aut OFF” appears on the display to show that the Automatic DST/summer time adjustment has been canceled. The clock display returns. To reactivate Automatic DST/ summer time adjustment 1Press RADIO to turn on the radio. 2Set BAND to the desired band (AM or FM). 3 4 Tune to the desired station using TUNING. Adjust the volume using VOLUME +/–. To turn off the radio, press ALARM RESET/ OFF. Setting the alarm The alarm sound can be selected from RADIO (radio) or BUZZ (buzzer). Before setting the alarm Make sure to set the clock. (See “Setting the clock manually.”) To set the radio alarm, first tune to a station and adjust the volume. (See “Playing the radio.”) To set the alarm 1Set ALARM MODE to the desired alarm sound (RADIO or BUZZ). Setting the brightness of the display You can fall asleep to the radio using the sleep timer, which turns off the radio automatically after a preset duration. Three levels of brightness are available. Press SLEEP. The radio turns on. Each time you press SLEEP, the duration (in minutes) changes as follows: To stop the alarm To doze for a few more minutes 3 Setting the sleep timer The display shows the snooze time for about 4 seconds and returns to show the current time. (“ ” flashes on the display.) To deactivate the alarm Set ALARM MODE to OFF. “ ” disappears from the display. Notes The alarm time setting cannot be changed if ALARM MODE is set to OFF. If SET ALARM TIME + or – is pressed, “OFF” appears on the display for about 0.5 seconds. ENTER/TIME SET, DST, and TIME ZONE are unavailable while the alarm is sounding or the snooze function is turned on. If no operation is performed while the alarm is sounding, the alarm will stop after about 60 minutes. The alarm function works as usual on the first and last day of daylight saving time (summer time). When Automatic DST/ summer time adjustment is set, if the alarm is set for a time that is skipped when daylight saving time (summer time) begins, the alarm is skipped, or if the alarm is set for a time that overlaps the end of daylight saving time (summer time), the alarm sounds twice. The radio will play for the duration you set, then shut off. To deactivate the sleep timer, press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer to “OFF.” Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS. Each time you press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS, the brightness of the display changes as follows: Note When the alarm is sounding or the snooze function is active, the brightness of the display cannot be changed. To turn off the radio before the preset time Press ALARM RESET/OFF. To use both the sleep timer and alarm You can fall asleep to the radio and also be awakened by the radio or buzzer alarm at the preset time. Set the alarm, then set the sleep timer. Note When the alarm is set to sound during the sleep timer duration, the sleep timer will be deactivated automatically when the alarm sounds. This warranty is valid only in the United States. Notes on the alarm in the event of a power interruption If the set alarm time comes in the event of a power interruption or a power interruption occurs while the alarm is sounding, the display will turn off and the alarm will not sound, and the alarm status will be as follows: If power returns within 60 minutes from the alarm set time, the alarm will sound. If the power interruption occurred while the snooze function was operating, the snooze function will continue. If the snooze time had passed when the power interruption occurred, the alarm will sound after power returns. In this status, if “” does not light up, ALARM RESET/OFF, SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS and alarm mode functions are available. The snooze time will be fixed to only 10 minutes if SNOOZE/ BRIGHTNESS has been pressed. The alarm time appears for a few seconds, and then “ ” appears on the display. (It does not appear when the switch is set to OFF.) 2Press SET ALARM TIME + or – repeatedly to set the desired time while the alarm time appears on the display. Press and hold DST for more than 3 seconds. A beep sounds, and “Aut On” appears on the display to show that Automatic DST/summer time adjustment has been activated. The clock display returns. Note During shipment and your first use, a clock error may occur. In this case, refer to “Setting the clock manually” to set the correct time. This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as a back-up power source for the clock, which is preset to EST (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. This battery is considered part of the product.