Basic Operations 2-659-456-12(1) Audio CD CD Radio Cassette-Corder Listening to the radio 1 Press RADIO BAND•AUTO PRESET on the Operating Instructions Track number GB MP3 disc 2 Hold down TUNE + or – until the frequency MP3 ﬁle number CFD-S35CP © 2005 Sony Corporation Printed in China WARNING To reduce the risk of ﬁre or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualiﬁed personnel only. 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. Do not install the appliance in a conﬁned space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. Notes 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. Music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies This product is designed to playback 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. * VOLUME + (VOL + on the remote) , , and 5 on the remote have a tactile dot. Before using the unit About the operating voltage The player’s operating voltage is shown on the bottom of the unit. For changing the AM tuning interval, radio frequency range, and AC operation, check the operating voltage of your player. To turn on/off the power Press POWER . To adjust the volume Press VOLUME +, – (VOL +, – on the remote) . To listen through headphones Speciﬁcations CD player section 1 to AC IN 2 to the wall outlet Connect the AC power cord or insert six R20 (size D) batteries (not supplied) into the battery compartment . Notes • Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator dims or when the player stops operating. Replace all the batteries with new ones. Before you replace the batteires, be sure to take out the CD from the player. • To use the player on batteries, disconnect the AC power cord from the player. • When you operate the player on batteries, you cannot turn on the player using the remote. Preparing the remote Insert two R03 (size AAA) batteries (not supplied). 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 about 200 mm from the objective lens surface on the optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.) Spindle speed 200 r/min (rpm) to 500 r/min (rpm) (CLV) Number of channels 2 Frequency response 20 - 20 000 Hz +1/–2 dB Wow and ﬂutter Below measurable limit Radio section Frequency range 120 V model FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz AM: 530 - 1 710 kHz With normal use, the batteries should last for about six months. When the remote no longer operates the player, replace all the batteries with new ones. Battery life For CD radio cassette-corder: FM recording Sony R20P: approx. 13.5 h Sony alkaline LR20: approx. 20 h Tape playback Sony R20P: approx. 7.5 h Sony alkaline LR20: approx. 15 h CD playback Sony R20P: approx. 2.5 h Sony alkaline LR20: approx. 7 h Dimensions Approx. 420 × 155 × 260 mm (w/h/d) (16 5/8 × 6 1/8 × 10 1/4 inches) (incl. projecting parts) Mass Approx. 3.7 kg (8 lb. 3 oz) (incl. batteries) Supplied accessories AC power cord (1) Remote control (1) Other models Design and speciﬁcations are subject to change without notice. FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz Optional accessories AM: 531 - 1 611 kHz (9 kHz step) 530 - 1 610 kHz (10 kHz step) Antennas FM: Telescopic antenna AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna Cassette-corder section Recording system 4-track 2 channel stereo Fast winding time Approx. 120 s (sec.) with Sony cassette C-60 Frequency response TYPE I (normal): 80 - 10 000 Hz General Replacing batteries Connect the headphones to the (headphones) jack. Speaker Full range: 10 cm dia., 3.2 Ω, cone type (2) Outputs Headphones jack (stereo minijack) For 16 - 68 Ω impedance headphones Power output 2.3 W + 2.3 W (at 3.2 Ω, 10% harmonic distortion) Maximum power output 5.2 W Power requirements For CD radio cassette-corder: Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand models: 230 - 240 V AC, 50Hz Mexico model: 120 V AC, 60Hz Other models: 230 V AC, 50Hz 9 V DC, 6 R20 (size D) batteries For remote control: 3 V DC, 2 R03 (size AAA) batteries Power consumption AC 14 W Sony MDR headphones series To select the sound characteristic Press SOUND repeatedly to select the audio emphasis you want. Choose To get powerful, clean sounds, emphasizing low and high range audio light, bright sounds emphasizing high and middle range audio percussive sounds, emphasizing bass audio the presence of vocals, stressing middle range audio the whole dynamic range for music such as classical music digits begin to change in the display. The player automatically scans the radio frequencies and stops when it ﬁnds a clear station. If you cannot tune in a station, press TUNE + or – repeatedly to change the frequency step by step. When an FM stereo broadcast is received, “ST” appears. After the ﬁle name is displayed, the playing time will appear To Press Pause playback on the unit ( on the remote) . To resume play, press it again. Stop playback . Go to the next track/MP3 ﬁle . Changing the AM tuning interval (Except for the 120 V model) Go back to the previous track/ MP3 ﬁle . If you need to change the AM tuning interval, do the following: Select a folder on an MP3 disc FLDR + on the unit to go forward and FLDR – to go backward . (On the remote, use FOLDER +, – .) Locate a point while listening to the sound (forward) or (backward) on the unit while playing and Locate a point while observing the display (forward) or (backward) on the unit in pause and hold Locate a speciﬁc track/MP3 ﬁle directly the number button of the track/ MP3 ﬁle on the remote. Remove the CD PUSH OPEN/CLOSE Tip If the FM broadcast is noisy, press MODE until “Mono” appears in the display and the radio will play in monaural. 1 Press RADIO BAND•AUTO PRESET on the hold it until you ﬁnd the point (On the remote, use or .) it until you ﬁnd the point (On the remote, use or .) unit until “AM” is displayed. 2 Press DISP/ENT/MEMORY on the unit for 2 seconds. 3 Press RADIO BAND•AUTO PRESET on the unit for 2 seconds. “AM 9” or “AM 10” ﬂashes. 4 Press PRESET + or – on the unit to select “AM 9” for 9 kHz interval or “AM 10” for 10 kHz interval. 5 Press DISP/ENT/MEMORY on the unit. After changing the tuning interval, you need to reset your preset AM radio stations. Playing a tape Use buttons on the unit for the operation. Tips MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. Power sources unit (BAND on the remote) repeatedly. Each time you press the button, the indication changes as follows: “FM” “AM.” Playing time • Playback starts from the track/MP3 ﬁle you last stopped playing (Resume play). During stop, the track/MP3 ﬁle number to be played is displayed. • To cancel the resume play (to start play from the beginning of the ﬁrst track/MP3 ﬁle), press or open the CD compartment in stop mode. • When you locate a track/MP3 ﬁle numbered over 10, press >10 on the remote ﬁrst, then the corresponding number buttons on the remote. Example: To play track/MP3 ﬁle number 23, press >10 ﬁrst, then 2 and 3. • To select a track/MP3 ﬁle numbered 100 or more, press >10 on the remote twice, then the corresponding number buttons on the remote. 1 Press TAPE on the unit. 2 Press on the unit, and insert the tape into the tape compartment with the side you want to play facing you. Use TYPE I (normal) tape only. Close the compartment. Make sure there is no slack in the tape to avoid damaging the tape or the unit. Note You cannot locate a speciﬁc track/MP3 ﬁle if “SHUF” or “PGM” is lit in the display. Turn off the indication by pressing . Example of folder structure and playing order The playing order of the folders and ﬁles is as follows: CD-R CD-RW 1 3 Press on the unit. The player starts playing. Folder To Press MP3 ﬁle Pause playback on the unit. To resume play, press it again. 1 Stop playback on the unit. 2 Fast-forward or rewind or (fast forward or rewind) on the unit. Eject the cassette on the unit. 3 2 3 To reinforce the bass sound 4 5 Press MEGA BASS . “MEGA BASS” appears in the display. To return to normal sound, press the button again. 4 6 Recording on a tape Use buttons on the unit for the operation. 1 Press on the unit to open the tape compartment and insert a blank tape with the side you want to record on facing you. Use TYPE I (normal) tape only. Close the compartment. 7 Playing a CD/MP3 disc 8 1 Press CD on the unit. (On the remote, press POWER and then press FUNCTION repeatedly until “CD” appears in the display.) 5 6 2 Select the program source you want to record. To record from the CD player, place a CD and press CD on the unit. To record from the radio, tune in the station you want. 9 0 3 Press on the unit to start recording ( is depressed automatically). 2 Press PUSH OPEN/CLOSE on the unit, and place a disc with the label side up on the CD compartment. To close the CD compartment, press PUSH OPEN/ CLOSE on the unit. 3 Press on the unit ( on the remote) . The player plays all the tracks/MP3 ﬁles once. When you place MP3 discs, MP3 indicator lights up after the player reads the ﬁle information. Notes on MP3 discs • When the disc is inserted, the player reads all the ﬁles on that disc. During this time, “READING” is displayed. If there are many folders or non-MP3 ﬁles on the disc, it may take a long time for play to begin or for the next MP3 ﬁle to start play. Do not save unnecessary folders or ﬁles other than MP3 ones in the disc to be used for MP3 listening. • Locating a speciﬁc MP3 ﬁle using the number buttons on the remote is only available for the MP3 ﬁles in the selected folder. • A folder that does not include an MP3 ﬁle is skipped. • Maximum number of folders: 255 Maximum number of folders and ﬁles in total: 512 Maximum directory steps: 8 • Folder names and ﬁle names can be displayed with up to 64 characters including quotation marks and a 3-character extension code. • The characters A - Z, a - z, 0 - 9, and _ can be displayed on this player. Other characters are displayed as “*”. • This player conforms to Version 1.1 of the ID3 tag format. If the ﬁle has the ID3 tag information, “song title”, “artist name” and “album name” can be displayed. • When naming, be sure to add the ﬁle extension “mp3” to the ﬁle name. • If you put the extension “mp3” to a ﬁle other than an MP3 ﬁle, the player cannot recognize the ﬁle properly and will generate random noise that could damage your speakers. • The ﬁle name does not correspond to the ID3 tag. To Pause recording Press on the unit. Press the button again to resume recording. Stop recording on the unit. Tips • Adjusting the volume or the audio emphasis will not affect the recording level. • If the AM program makes a whistling sound after you’ve pressed in step 3, press MODE on the unit to select the position of ISS (Interference Suppress Switch) that most decreases the noise. • For the best results, use the AC power as a power source for recording. • To erase a recording, proceed as follows: 1 Insert the tape whose recording you want to erase. 2 Press TAPE on the unit. 3 Press on the unit. Precautions Other Operations Using the display You can check information about the CD using the display. To cancel Repeat Play Press REPEAT until “REP” disappears from the display. Playing tracks/MP3 ﬁles in random order (Shufﬂe Play) To check the total track number and playing time of the CD You can play tracks/MP3 ﬁles in random order. 1 Press CD on the unit. “CD” appears in the display. 2 Press MODE until “SHUF” appears in the display. 3 Press on the unit ( on the remote) to start Shufﬂe Play. Total track number Total playing time To check the remaining time Press DISP/ENT/MEMORY on the unit while playing a CD. The display changes as follows: The current track number and playing time The current track number and the remaining time of the current track The number of tracks left and the time remaining on the CD Checking the information of an MP3 disc To check the total folder number and total ﬁle number on the CD To cancel Shufﬂe Play Stop playing ﬁrst. Then press MODE until “SHUF” disappears from the display. Tips • During Shufﬂe Play, you cannot select the previous track/MP3 ﬁle by pressing . • The resume function does not work during Shufﬂe Play. Creating your own program (Program Play) You can arrange the playing order of up to 20 tracks/ MP3 ﬁles on a CD. When playing an MP3 disc, you can also program up to 20 folders (Program Folder Play). 1 Press CD on the unit. “CD” appears in the display. 2 Press MODE until “PGM” appears in the display. When you select Program Folder Play (MP3 disc only), press MODE until “PGM” and “FLDER” appear in the display. While the CD is stopped, you can check them in the display. 3 Press or then press DISP/ENT/ Total folder number MEMORY on the unit for the tracks/MP3 ﬁles you want to program in the order you want. Use FLDR + or – (FOLDER + or – on the remote) to select folders for Program Folder Play. Total ﬁle number Audio CD (Program Play) To check ﬁle information Press DISP/ENT/MEMORY on the unit while playing an MP3 disc. The display changes as follows: You need to preset a station with a weak signal manually. 1 Press RADIO BAND•AUTO PRESET on the unit to select the band. Checking the information of an audio CD While the CD is stopped, you can check them in the display. If a station cannot be preset automatically Playing order 2 Tune in a station you want. 3 Hold down DISP/ENT/MEMORY on the unit for 2 seconds until the preset number ﬂashes in the display. 4 Press PRESET + or – on the unit until the preset number you want for the station ﬂashes in the display. 5 Press DISP/ENT/MEMORY on the unit. The new station replaces the old one. On the remote 1 Press BAND until the band you want appears in the display. 2 Tune in a station you want. 3 Hold down the number buttons that you want to preset the new station on for about 2 seconds. To select the preset number over 10, press >10 ﬁrst, then the corresponding number buttons . You need to hold down the last number button to enter for about 2 seconds. (Example: To select 12, press >10 and 1 ﬁrst, then hold down 2 for about 2 seconds.) Tip The preset radio stations remain in memory even if you unplug the AC power cord or remove the batteries. Playing preset radio stations 1 Press RADIO BAND•AUTO PRESET on the unit to select the band. 2 Press PRESET + or – on the unit to tune in the stored station. On the remote 1 Press BAND . 2 Press the number buttons to tune in the stored station. To tune in a preset station over 10, press >10 ﬁrst, then corresponding number buttons . (Example: To tune in a preset station 12, press >10 and 1 ﬁrst, and then press 2.) The current ﬁle number and playing time The current ﬁle number and the ﬁle name Programed track number The folder number and the folder name* MP3 disc (Program Play) Playing order The current ﬁle number and ID3: the song title / the artist name / the album name** * If the folder does not have a folder name, “ROOT” appears instead of a folder name. ** If the ﬁle does not have ID3 information, “NO TITLE”, “NO ARTIST” or “NO ALBUM” appears in the display. Programed ﬁle name MP3 disc (Program Folder Play) Playing order Playing tracks/MP3 ﬁles repeatedly (Repeat Play) You can play tracks/MP3 ﬁles repeatedly in normal, shufﬂe or program play modes. 1 Press CD on the unit. “CD” appears in the display. 2 Proceed as follows. To repeat Do this a single 1 Press REPEAT until “REP 1” appears. track/MP3 2 Press or to select the track/ ﬁle MP3 ﬁle that you want to repeat. 3 Press on the unit ( on the remote) . all tracks/ MP3 ﬁles on the CD 1 Press REPEAT until “REP ALL” appears. 2 Press on the unit ( on the remote) . a selected folder (MP3 disc only) 1 Press REPEAT until “REP” and “FLDER” appear. 2 Select the folder by pressing FLDR + or FLDR – (FOLDER + or – on the remote) . 3 Press on the unit ( on the remote) . tracks/ MP3 ﬁles in random order 1 Start Shufﬂe Play (see “Playing tracks/ MP3 ﬁles in random order”). 2 Press REPEAT until “SHUF” and “REP” appear. 3 Press on the unit ( on the remote) . programed 1 Program tracks/MP3 ﬁles (see “Creating tracks/ your own program”). MP3 ﬁles 2 Press REPEAT until “REP” and “PGM” appear. 3 Press on the unit ( on the remote) . programed 1 Program folders (see “Creating your own folders program”). (MP3 disc 2 Press REPEAT until “REP”, “PGM” only) and “FLDER” appear. 3 Press on the unit ( on the remote) . Programed folder name 4 Press on the unit ( on the remote) to start Program Play. To cancel Program Play Stop playing ﬁrst. Then press MODE until “PGM” disappears from the display. To check the order of tracks/MP3 ﬁles before play Press DISP/ENT/MEMORY on the unit. Every time you press the button, the track number, MP3 ﬁle name or folder name appears in the programed order. To change the current program Press once if the CD is stopped and twice if the CD is playing. The current program will be erased. Then create a new program following the programing procedure. Tips • You can play the same program again, since the program is saved until you open the CD compartment. • You can record your own program. After you’ve created the program, insert a blank tape and press on the unit to start recording. • The resume function does not work during Program Play. Falling asleep to music 1 Play the music source you want. 2 Press SLEEP to display “SLEEP.” 3 Press SLEEP to select the minutes until the player goes off automatically. Each time you press the button, the indication changes as follows: “60” “90” “120” “OFF” “10” “20” “30”. If 4 seconds have passed after you pressed SLEEP , the minutes in the display are entered. When the preset time has passed, the player goes off automatically. To cancel the sleep function Press POWER to turn off the power. Note When you are playing a tape using this function: If the tape length of one side is longer than the set time, the player will not go off until the tape reaches the end. Troubleshooting Discs that this unit CAN play • Audio CD • CD-R/CD-RW (CD-DA*/MP3 ﬁles) * CD-DA is the abbreviation for Compact Disc Digital Audio. It is a recording standard used for Audio CDs. Discs that this unit CANNOT play • CD-R/CD-RW other than those recorded in music CD format or MP3 format conforming to ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2 or Joliet • CD-R/CD-RW of poor recording quality, CD-R/CD-RW that has scratches or are dirty, or CD-R/CD-RW recorded with an incompatible recording device • CD-R/CD-RW which is ﬁnalized incorrectly Notes on discs • Before playing, clean the CD with a cleaning cloth. Wipe the CD from the center out. If there is a scratch, dirt or ﬁngerprints on the CD, it may cause tracking error. 1 unit to select the band. 2 Hold down RADIO BAND•AUTO PRESET on the unit for 2 seconds until “AUTO” ﬂashes in the display. 3 Press DISP/ENT/MEMORY on the unit. The stations are stored in memory from the lower frequencies to the higher ones. • Connect the AC power cord to the wall outlet securely. • Make sure the batteries are inserted correctly. • Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak. • You cannot turn on the player with the remote when you operate the player on batteries. The power is not on, and “BATT” and “ERROR” are displayed alternately. • Make sure the batteries are inserted correctly. • Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak. There is no audio. • Unplug the headphones when listening through speakers. • Someone is using a portable telephone or other equipment that emits radio waves near the player. Move the portable telephone, etc., away from the player. • Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs. • Do not expose the CD to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, nor leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as there can be a considerable rise in temperature inside the car. • Do not stick paper or sticker on the CD, nor scratch the surface of the CD. • After playing, store the CD in its case. On safety • As the laser beam used in the CD player section is harmful to the eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the casing. Refer servicing to qualiﬁed personnel only. • Should any solid object or liquid fall into the player, unplug the player, and have it checked by qualiﬁed personnel before operating it any further. • Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star) cannot be played on this player. Attempting to do so may damage the player. Do not use such discs. On power sources • For AC operation, check that the player’s operating voltage is identical with your local power supply (see “Speciﬁcations”) and use the supplied AC power cord; do not use any other type. • The player is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the player itself has been turned off. • Unplug the player from the wall outlet when it is not used for an extended period of time. • When the batteries are not to be used, remove them to avoid damage that can be caused by battery leakage or corrosion. • The nameplate indicating operating voltage, power consumption, etc. is located at the bottom. On placement • Do not leave the player in a location near heat sources, in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock or in a car subject to the direct rays of the sun. • Do not place the player on an inclined or unstable place. • Do not place anything within 10 mm of the side of the cabinet. The ventilation holes must be unobstructed for the player to operate properly and prolong the life of its components. • Since a strong magnet is used for the speakers, keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound watches away from the player to prevent possible damage from the magnet. CD/MP3 player The CD does not play or “no DISC” is displayed even when a CD is in place. • Place the CD with the label surface up. • Clean the CD. • Take out the CD and leave the CD compartment open for about an hour to dry moisture condensation. • The CD-R/CD-RW is blank. • There is a problem with the quality of the CD-R/ CD-RW, recording device or application software. • Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak. The sound drops out. • Reduce the volume. • Clean the CD, or replace it if the CD is badly damaged. • Place the player in a location free from vibration. • Clean the lens with a commercially available blower. • The sound may drop out or noise may be heard when using poor quality CD-Rs/CD-RWs or if there is a problem with the recording device or application software. “NOT MP3” is displayed. • You are trying to play a ﬁle that is not an MP3 ﬁle but has extension “mp3”. “NOT MP3” and “LAYER 1”, or “NOT MP3” and “LAYER 2” are displayed alternately. • You are trying to play an MPEG1 Audio Layer-1 or 2 ﬁle. You can only play MP3 (MPEG 1 Audio Layer-3) ﬁles on this player. “no MP3” is displayed. • There are no MP3 ﬁles on the disc. Starting playback takes more time than usual. • The following discs take a longer time to start playback. – a disc recorded with a complicated tree structure. – a disc that has not been ﬁnalized (a disc to which data can be added). – a disc that has many folders or non-MP3 ﬁles. Radio Reception is poor. • Reorient the antenna to improve FM reception. On operation • If the player is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, or is placed in a very damp room, moisture may condense on the lens inside the CD player section. Should this occur, the player will not operate properly. In this case, remove the CD and wait about an hour for the moisture to evaporate. • If the player 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. • Reorient the player itself to improve AM reception. Notes on cassettes • Break off the cassette tab from side A or B to prevent accidental recording. If you want to reuse the tape for recording, cover the broken tab with adhesive tape. Presetting radio stations Press RADIO BAND•AUTO PRESET on the The power is not on. Noise is heard. Side A You can store radio stations into the player’s memory. You can preset up to 30 radio stations, 20 for FM and 10 for AM in any order. General Tab for side B Tab for side A • The use of a cassette with more than 90 minutes of play time is not recommended except for long, continuous recording or playback. Cleaning the cabinet • Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent, such as alcohol or benzine. If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. The audio is weak or has poor quality. • Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak. • Move the player away from the TV. • If you are using the remote while listening to AM radio, noise may be heard. The picture of your TV becomes unstable. • If you are listening to an FM program near the TV with an indoor antenna, move the player away from the TV. Tape player The tape does not move when you press an operation button. • Close the cassette compartment securely. The button does not function or the tape does not play or record. • Make sure the safety tab on the cassette is in place. Poor or distorted playback, recording or erasing quality. • Clean the heads by using dry- or wet-type cleaning cassette (available separately) after every 10 hours of use, before you start an important recording, or after playing an old tape. Failure to clean the tape heads can cause degraded sound quality or an inability of the unit to record or play tapes. For details, refer to the instructions of the cleaning cassette. • The TYPE II (high position) or TYPE IV (metal) tape is being used. Use TYPE I (normal) tape only. • Demagnetize the heads using a commercially available tape head demagnetizer. • Replace all the batteries with new ones if they are weak. Remote The remote does not function. • Replace all the batteries in the remote with new ones if they are weak. • Make sure that you are pointing the remote at the remote sensor on the player. • Remove any obstacles in the path of the remote and the player. • Make sure the remote sensor is not exposed to strong light such as direct sunlight or ﬂuorescent lamp light. • Move closer to the player when using the remote. After trying the remedies, if you still have problems, unplug the AC power cord or remove all the batteries. After all the indications in the display disappear, plug the AC power cord or insert the batteries again. If the problem persists, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
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