3-864-897-01(2) B B ❐ • 3 REVIVE MEGA BASS • • 36 • • Operating Instructions/ TYPE I ( ) AMS 1 1 ) TYPE II ( A ) TYPE IV ( AC 100V VOL • • * A B A DOLBY D • ; ❐ OPERATION VOL AVLS MIN VOL NORM ( REW (AMS) 3 2 SOUND 300 ) ( ( ): MEGA BASS ( GRV GRV ( ): HOLD ❐ GRV ) HOLD AMS— FF REW REW OPEN OPERATION B NR SOUND 9 • • • HOLD # FF ) r s d BL SKIP • ) ) MB MODE ; 2 REVIVE( r 4 2 MAX ( r RV ) ) ( Sony Corporation ©1999 Printed in Japan ( • AVLS SOUND FF (AMS) 1 OPEN/HOLD/ NC-6WM ) SOUND ; 1 3 WM-EX900 B NR A B 78 9 WALKMAN is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation. (AVLS SOUND ; GROOVE • * B NR 2VOL g g WM-EX900 • VOL FF 1 REW 1 (60 ) ( ) OPEN/HOLD/OPERATION • MODE SOUND HOLD • AMS 1 3 1 OPEN/HOLD/OPERATION •AMS 1 1Y • x 4 OPEN/HOLD/OPERATION B OPERATIONB 2 VOL NORM g AVLS MIN NORM MAX 3 ❐ VOL • • OPEN MAX AVLS MIN s AVLS OPERATION 90 / d OPEN/HOLD/OPERATION • # • • ( BL SKIP 1 R L 3 L R MODE ) • 1 1 Bs ( Y•x 1 REMOTEi A B ( A ) ( b ) Y•x 1 * ( ) FF * REW 6 ( FF ) ( REW 1 1 1 • ( FF * (1 * ( REW ) • ( 1 2 * ( ( ) ) (EIAJ*) ) B • • • 12 NC-6WM 1 (100% MODE ) • LR6 (WM) 1 *EIAJ ( ) HF Y•x 18 ) ) REW 1 •100 4 REP FF 1 HOLD (AMS) 3 *B 2 (AMS) 3 ) REP Y•x 2 r s BL SKIP r d r d BL SKIP ) ) (0 1 • 3 4 (40 • 1 •AMS 1 1 • 4 • • • AMS 1 60 78 ) English 10 1 2 (CHK-1W) AMS BGetting Started Choosing a Power Source Dry Battery 3 4 ) Attach the supplied battery case, and then insert one R6 (size AA) battery with correct polarity. Be sure to insert it from the E side as illustrated. Note • For maximum performance we recommend that you use a Sony alkaline battery. 5 6 L Rechargeable Battery 1 R 2 ( ) AVLS VOL 7 NORM 3 MAX ——— (EIAJ*) 30 18,000 Hz (EIAJ*) ( )1 8 300 (DC ) 4 mW + 4 mW (EIAJ 16 ) DC 1.5 V NC-6WM 1.2 V 600 mAh Ni-Cd) 3 1 (EIAJ) * EIAJ( 8 9 q; qa qs 15 To Press (display) Rechargeable NC-6WM fully charged 18 Play the other side Sony alkaline LR6 (WM) 60 Rechargeable NC-6WM Sony alkaline LR6 (WM) used together 78 Y•x for more than a second during playback (“A” or “b” appears according to the playing side) The battery remainder mark has 5 steps to show the remaining battery power. ) When the battery is exhausted, tape playback will become unstable and noisy, and then the tape will stop. Replace or charge the battery when “e” flashes in the display. ) 3 OPEN/HOLD/OPEATION Display 4 OPEN/HOLD/OPERATION * REMOTEi ) * 9 SOUND The battery is exhausted. Replace it with a new battery. q; MODE qa HOLD( qs Y( qd FF( qf REW( ) )•x( Notes ) ) ) * 5 Sony online • When you insert a charged battery, the battery remainder mark may show “ ” even if it is not fully charged. But the actual battery life will be shorter. • The battery remainder mark may temporarily show a lower level during fast forwarding or rewinding or use in extremely low temperatures. • When you are not sure of the playback status, press the operation button once. The Walkman will return to normal playback (except when you have pressed the operation button during normal playback). Play the next track/ succeeding 9 tracks from the beginning (AMS**) FF once/for the number of tracks to be skipped during playback (“AMS” and the number of tracks to be skipped appear) Note on side A/B detection Play the current track/previous 8 tracks from the beginning (AMS**) REW once/for the number of tracks to be skipped during playback (“AMS” and the number of tracks to be skipped appear) Note on AMS and Repeat Single Track Play the other side from the beginning (Skip Reverse function) FF for more than a second during stop (“FF” flashes) Play the same side from the beginning (Rewind Auto Play function) REW for more than a second during stop (“REW” flashes) Connect the stereo mini plug firmly to the remote control. 2 Connect the remote control firmly to REMOTEi. 3 Wear the “L” marked side to the left ear and the “R” marked side to the right ear. If the earphones do not fit to your ears or the sound is unbalanced, adjust the earphones to fit to your ears firmly. BOperating the Walkman Playing a Tape 1 2 3 B NR Note Connecting the Earphones 1 Slide the OPEN/HOLD/ OPERATION switch to b OPEN to release the cassette compartment cover. Then, open it manually. Insert the cassette with the exposed end first. Make sure the HOLD function of the remote control is turned off. If it is on, slide the HOLD switch on the remote control to turn it off . Press Y(play)•x(stop) and adjust the volume with VOL on the remote control. * If Y•x on the remote control is pressed during fast forward or rewind, the Walkman switches to playback. **Automatic Music Sensor Operation on the main unit You can operate the tape with the operation button on the main unit. If the operation button is hidden (i.e., on hold), slide OPEN/HOLD/ OPERATION in the direction of “OPERATION”” to release hold. To Press the operation button (beeps in the earphones) Play back Once Play the other side For more than a second during playback (Switching to side A: one short beep/ Switching to side B: two short beeps) Notes on volume control • The VOL switch on the main unit has three steps; AVLS MIN, NORM, and MAX. Generally, set it to NORM and make fine volume adjustments on the remote control. Set it to MAX when the recording level is low. Set it to AVLS MIN to activate AVLS (see “Protecting Your Hearing—AVLS”). • The sound cannot be turned down all the way. Note on the cassette holder • When opening the cassette holder, make sure the tape is stopped, then slide the OPEN/HOLD/ OPERATION switch. If the cassette holder is opened when the tape is running, the tape may loosen and be damaged. Note on BL SKIP • The BL SKIP function detects a blank of 12 seconds or longer. If there is noise between the tracks, these functions may not recognize the blank and may not operate. Likewise, if there is a low-level segment within a track, these functions may recognize it as a blank space. * Automatic Music Sensor Y•x twice during playback To stop a single repeat, press Y•x once The battery power is decreasing. 8 FF during stop (“FF” appears) Three times during stop (One short beep, then repeated sets of two short beeps) Repeat the current track (Repeat Single Track function) 5 7 CHK-1W )* MDR-ED238SP (GROOVE Fast forward* Play the same side from the beginning (Rewind Auto Play function) • The battery life may shorten depending on the operation of the unit. Note 6 NC-6WM ( MDR-E888SP MDR-EX70SL Y•x once during playback Twice during stop (One short beep, then repeated single beeps) REW during stop (“REW” appears) Condition There is enough battery power. Stop playback Play the other side from the beginning (Skip Reverse function) Rewind* • Certain countries may regulate disposal of battery used to power this product. Please consult your local authority. When to replace/charge the battery 2 REMOTEi( * Measured value by the standard of EIAJ (Electronic Industries Association of Japan). (Using a Sony HF series cassette tape) Note DOLBY NR OFF 77.7 x 108.0 x 19.6 mm ( / / ) 140 g 205g ( NC-6WM C-60HF ) ) Insert the supplied rechargeable battery NC-6WM into the charger with correct polarity. Plug in the charger to the house current (mains). Full charging takes about 3 hours. Insert the fully charged battery into the rechargeable battery compartment. You can charge the battery about 300 times. qd qf 1 1 VOL( Operation on the remote control (EIAJ*) Tape playback 1 ( AMS Battery life (Approx. hours) • This Walkman detects the side being played using the cavity on side A of the cassette. If there is no cavity on the cassette or the cavity is on side B, the detection will not be done correctly. • The AMS and the Repeat Single Track functions detect a blank of 4 seconds or longer between the tracks. If there is noise between the tracks, these functions may not recognize the blank and may not operate. Likewise, if there is a lowlevel segment within a track, these functions may recognize it as a blank space. Playing a tape recorded with the Dolby* B NR system Hold down SOUND until “;” appears in the display. To cancel Dolby B NR, hold down SOUND again until “;” disappears. * Dolby noise reduction manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. “DOLBY”and the double-D symbol ; are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. Notes • You cannot turn on/off the Dolby B NR function during fast-forward or rewind. • The setting is stored as long as the battery is not replaced. Emphasizing Sound 1 Using Other Functions Adjusting playback mode You can adjust the playback direction mode (s or d) as well as the BL SKIP mode (on or off). 1 B Press MODE repeatedly. With each press the indications change as follows: s v s BL SKIP v Press SOUND repeatedly. With each press, the indications change as follows: RV (Sound Revitalizer): emphasizes treble sound MB (Mega Bass): emphasizes bass sound (moderate effect) GRV (Groove): emphasizes bass sound (strong effect) none: normal (no effect) Notes • If the sound becomes distorted in the GRV mode, limit the volume on the main unit by setting the VOL switch on the main unit to NORM or AVLS MIN, or select a different sound mode. • You cannot change the mode during fast-forward or rewind. • The setting is stored as long as the battery is not replaced. d Stop playback Once (One short beep) Play the next track from the beginning (AMS*) Twice during playback (One short beep, then repeated sets of a short beep and a long beep) Play the current track from the beginning (AMS*) Three times during playback (One short beep, then repeated sets of two short beeps and a long beep) Repeat the current track (Repeat Single Track function) Four times during playback (Repeated sets of a short beep, a long beep and a short beep when rewinding) (continued) v d BL SKIP • When “BL SKIP” is displayed, the tape is fast-forwarded to the next track if there is a blank space of longer than 12 seconds. You will hear repeated sets of three short beeps when skipping a blank. • When “s” is displayed , both sides of the tape is played repeatedly. • When “d” is displayed, both sides of the tape is played once (if you start from side B, only side B will be played). Notes • You cannot adjust the playback mode during fast-forward or rewind. • The setting is stored as long as the battery is not replaced. Protecting Your Hearing — AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) 1 Set the VOL switch on the main unit to AVLS MIN. To cancel the AVLS function Set the VOL switch on the main unit to NORM or MAX. Locking the controls — HOLD function On the remote control, slide the HOLD switch in the direction of the arrow to lock the controls. On the main unit, slide the OPEN/ HOLD/OPERATION switch so that “HOLD” becomes visible and the operation button hidden.