Sony Walkman WM-FX495 User's manual

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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