Sony Walkman WM-FX495 User's manual
3-253-259-11 (1) Printed using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)free vegetable oil based ink. Radio Cassette Player “WALKMAN” is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation to represent Headphone Stereo products. is a trademark of Sony Corporation. Operating Instructions 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). SONY WM-FX495 Tested to Comply With FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE For customers in the United States Other tape operations Owner’s Record To Press Fast forward* FF during stop Rewind* REW during stop Play the same side from the beginning (Auto Play function) REW during playback Play the other side from the beginning (Skip Reverse function) FF during playback The model number is located at the front and the serial number is located inside the cassette holder. Record these numbers in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. WM-FX495 Serial No. Product registration Please register this product on line at www.sony.com/ productregistration. <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. INFORMATION 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. WM-FX495 Sony Corporation © 2003 Printed in Malaysia You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. If you have any questions about this product, you may call: Sony Direct Response Center 1-(800)-222-7669 A or write to: Sony Direct Response Center 12451 Gateway Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33913 Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Model No.: Responsible Party: Address: Telephone No.: 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. B Y•x (RADIO ON/BAND•OFF) FWD SONY WM-FX495 Sony Electronics Inc. 680 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ 07649 USA 201-930-6972 To select playback mode Press MENU repeatedly to set the cursor to MODE in the display. Then press SET to select the desired mode. To play Select Both sides repeatedly s Both sides once from the side facing the cassette holder d Using Other Functions To lock the controls Set the HOLD switch to the direction of the G mark on the main unit or the arrow on the remote control to lock the controls. To emphasize bass sound Press MENU repeatedly to set the cursor to MB (MEGA BASS) in the display. Then, press SET to show “z”. With each press, the indications change as follows: z : emphasizes bass sound (MEGA BASS) No message: off (normal) HOLD To Insert Battery Notes • If the sound is distorted with the mode “MB”, turn down the volume of the main unit or select normal mode. • Bass emphasis may not show great effect if the volume is turned up too high. FF/PRESET + 1 Slide and open the battery compartment lid, and insert one size AA (R6) dry battery with correct polarity. To protect your hearing—AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) function Replace the battery with new one when " flashes in the display. When you set the AVLS function to active, the maximum volume is kept down to protect your ears. VOL Preparations REV * If Y•x on the remote control is pressed during fast forward or rewind, the Walkman switches to playback. OPEN REW/PRESET – HOLD Plug in firmly. A " To attach the battery compartment lid, if it is accidentally detached Attach it as illustrated. i Y•DIRECTION** VOL* Playing a Tape B Press MENU repeatedly to set the cursor to AVLS in the display. Then press SET to show “z”. Note The AVLS function will be cancelled when you replace the battery. SET MENU x•RADIO OFF FF•PRESET/ TUNING+ REW•PRESET/ TUNING – TV/WB HOLD FM/AM * There is a tactile dot beside VOL on the main unit to show the direction to turn up the volume. ** The button has a tactile dot. When adjusting the volume on the Walkman Set the VOL control on the remote control at maximum. C When adjusting the volume on the remote control Set the VOL control on the Walkman slightly above the appropriate level. SET MENU Note on the cassette holder When opening the cassette holder, press the x button and make sure the tape is stopped by checking through the cassette window, then slide the OPEN switch. If the cassette holder is opened before the tape is stopped, the tape may loosen and be damaged. Specifications • Frequency range TV: 2 - 13 ch WB (Weather): 1 - 7 ch FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz AM: 530 - 1 710 kHz • Output Headphones (i) jack Load impedance 8 - 300 Ω • Power requirements 1.5V DC battery size AA (R6) x 1 • Dimensions (w/h/d) Approx. 81.1 x 111.2 x 29.3 mm (31⁄4 x 41⁄2 x13⁄16 in.), excl. projecting parts and controls • Mass Approx. 137 g (4.9 oz) (main unit only) • Supplied accessories Stereo headphones or earphones with remote control (1) Carrying case (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. 1 If the HOLD function is turned on, slide the HOLD switch in the opposite direction of the G mark on the main unit or the arrow on the remote control to unlock the controls. 2 Insert a cassette. 3 Press Y (play)•DIRECTION on the main unit, or if using the remote control, press Y (play)•x (stop). Adjust the volume with VOL. Battery life* (approximate hours) Sony alkaline LR6 (SG)** Sony R6P (SR) Tape playback 35 9 Radio reception 40 14 Operation on the main unit * Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association). (Using a Sony HF series cassette tape) **When using a Sony LR6(SG) “STAMINA” alkaline dry battery (produced in Japan). Note • The battery life may be shorter depending on the operating condition, the surrounding temperature and battery type. Listening to the Radio B 1 If the HOLD function is turned on, slide the HOLD switch in the opposite direction of the G mark on the main unit or the arrow on the remote control to unlock the controls. Make sure that the tape has stopped completely. 2 Press FM/AM or TV/WB (weather) repeatedly to select the desired band and to turn on the radio. 3 Press PRESET/TUNING + or – to tune in to the desired station. If the signal is strong, you can scan for stations. Press MENU repeatedly to set the cursor in the display to TUNE MODE and press SET to display “MANUAL”. Then hold down PRESET/TUNING + or – for a few seconds. To turn off the radio Press x•RADIO OFF. To Press To improve broadcast reception C Switch playback to the other side Y•DIRECTION during playback Stop playback x•RADIO OFF •For FM/TV/WB: Extend the remote control cord (antenna). If the reception is still not good, press MENU repeatedly to set the cursor in the display to FM MODE. Then press SET to switch between “LOCAL” and none (DX) for best reception. •For AM: Reorient the unit itself. Operation on the remote control To Press Switch playback to the other side Y•x for 2 seconds or more during playback Stop playback Y•x once during playback Presetting Radio Stations D Y•x (RADIO ON/BAND•OFF) D VOL You can preset up to 40 stations (7 for TV, 4 for WB, 24 for FM and 5 for AM ). HOLD FF/PRESET + REW/PRESET – Plug in firmly. i ENTER SET MENU x•RADIO OFF PRESET/TUNING+ PRESET/TUNING– 1, 2, 3*, 4, 5 TV/WB FM/AM * The button has a tactile dot. Presetting Automatically Scanned Stations 1 Press FM/AM or TV/WB repeatedly to select the desired band. 2 Press and hold ENTER for more than 3 seconds. Preset number 1 will flash in the display and the Walkman starts scanning the stations from the lower frequencies and stops for about 5 seconds when a station is received. 3 If you wish to preset the currently received station, press ENTER while the preset number is flashing. The received station is preset on preset number 1 and the unit starts scanning for the next receivable station. 4 Repeat step 3 until all receivable stations are preset. To stop scanning Press x•RADIO OFF. The radio is turned off at the same time. Notes • If stations are already stored, the newly preset stations replace the old ones when the above procedure is completed. • If stations cannot be preset automatically, preset them manually. Enjoying Your Favorite Radio Stations — DSB (Direct Station Buttons) You can preset up to 5 of your favorite stations on the Direct Station Buttons (1 - 5) and play a station of your choice just by pressing the corresponding button. 1 Press FM/AM or TV/WB repeatedly to select the desired band. 2 Tune in to the desired station. 3 Hold down one of the Direct Station Buttons (1 - 5) to which you want to assign the station for 2 seconds. When the station has been preset successfully, the beep sounds and the indication “F1”, “F2”, “F3”, “F4” or “F5” appears in the display. To play a preset radio station (DSB) You can listen to the station you want by pressing the buttons (1 - 5) without selecting the band. Make sure that the tape has stopped completely. Note If 5 stations are already stored on the Direct Station Buttons, the newly preset station replaces the old one when the above procedure is completed. To operate the radio with the remote control To turn on the radio, press RADIO ON/ BAND•OFF for more than one second (only while the tape is in stop mode). To select a band, press RADIO ON/BAND•OFF for more than one second while the radio is on. To tune in to or recall a preset station, press PRESET + or –. To turn off the radio, press RADIO ON/ BAND•OFF. Presetting Stations Manually 1 Press FM/AM or TV/WB repeatedly to select the desired band. 2 Press ENTER. The frequency digits will flash in the display. 3 While the frequency digits are flashing, tune in to a station you wish to store using PRESET/TUNING + or – and press ENTER. The preset number will flash in the display. 4 While the preset number is flashing, select the preset number you want using PRESET/TUNING + or – and press ENTER. Notes • If you cannot complete step 3 or 4 while the indicators are flashing, repeat from step 2. • If a station is already stored, the new station replaces the old one. Precautions On batteries • Do not carry dry batteries with coins or other metallic objects. It can generate heat if the positive and negative terminals of the batteries are accidentally contacted by a metallic object. • When you are not going to use your Walkman for a long time, remove the battery to prevent damage from battery leakage and corrosion. On handling • Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or sand, moisture, rain, mechanical shock, or in a car with its windows closed. • We do not recommend the use of tape longer than 90 minutes. They are very thin and tend to be stretched easily. This may cause malfunction of the unit or sound deterioration. • The LCD display may become hard to see or slow down when using the unit at high temperatures (above 40°C/104°F) or at low temperatures (below 0°C/32°F). At room temperature, the display will return to its normal operating condition. • If the unit has not been used for a long time, set it in the playback mode to warm it up for a few minutes before inserting a cassette. On the remote control Playing the preset radio stations This warranty is valid only in the United States. 1 Press FM/AM or TV/WB repeatedly to select the desired band. 2 Press MENU repeatedly to set the cursor in the display to TUNE MODE. Then press SET to display “PRESET”. 3 Press PRESET/TUNING + or –. To cancel a stored station 1 Follow the procedure above and in step 3, select the preset number you want to cancel and then press ENTER. The frequency digits will flash in the display. 2 Press and hold PRESET/TUNING + or –. The frequency digit starts running up or down. Keep holding down the button until “- - - -” is displayed. 3 Press ENTER while “- - - -” is flashing. A preset number will flash in the display. 4 Press ENTER to cancel the stored station. Scanning the preset radio stations — DAPS (Digital Auto Preset Scanning) 1 Press FM/AM or TV/WB repeatedly to select the desired band. 2 Press and hold FM/AM or TV/WB pressed in step 1 for 2 seconds or more. The preset stations of the selected band will be played for about 5 seconds each. (During DAPS the indicators in the display flash.) 3 Press FM/AM or TV/WB again to select the station while the desired preset station is being played. Notes • If there are no stations stored, the DAPS function does not work. • Until a station is selected in step 3, the DAPS function turned on in step 2 will continue. • In step 2 or 3, if you select a band which you did not select in step 1 by pressing TV/WB or FM/AM, the newly selected band will be played normally. Use the supplied remote control only with this unit. On headphones/earphones Road safety Do not use headphones/earphones 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/earphones at high volume while walking, especially at pedestrian crossings. You should exercise extreme caution or discontinue use in potentially hazardous situations. Preventing hearing damage Do not use headphones/earphones 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. Caring 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. On maintenance • Clean the tape head and tape path using a cotton swab and commercially available cleaning solvent after every 10 hours of use. •To clean the exterior, use a soft cloth slightly moistened in water. Do not use alcohol, benzine or thinner. •Clean the headphones/earphones and remote control plugs periodically. Troubleshooting The display shows incorrect information. • The battery is weak. Replace the battery with new one. The display and the operation are not normal. • Remove the power sources for 15 seconds or more, and then set them again.
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