WARNING General information Preparations Operations

WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or
moisture.
Reference Guide
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General information
Time display
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.
DC out: 5V
MAX: 1A
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
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.
CAUTION
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
On copyrights
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod
touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in
the U.S. and other countries.
“Made for iPod,” and “Made for iPhone” mean
that an electronic accessory has been designed to
connect specifically to iPod or iPhone,
respectively, and has been certified by the
developer to meet Apple performance standards.
Apple is not responsible for the operation of this
device or its compliance with safety and
regulatory standards. Please note that the use of
this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect
wireless performance.
Note
 This unit is not specified for use with an iPad,
and malfunction may result if used with one.
Precautions
 To disconnect AC power, grasp the plug itself,
not the cord.
 Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
keep credit cards using magnetic coding or
spring-wound watches, CRT-based TVs, or
projectors, etc., away from the unit to prevent
possible damage from the magnet.
 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, a blanket, etc.) or near materials (a
curtain) which might block the ventilation holes.
 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by
qualified personnel before operating it any
further.
 During a thunderstorm, do not touch the
antenna (aerial) and plug.
 Do not touch the unit with wet hands.
 Do not place the unit anywhere near water.
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.
Note
 In the Reference Guide, “iPod” is used as a
general reference to functions on an iPod or
iPhone, unless otherwise specified by the text
or illustrations.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Switching between 12-hour system (default) and
24-hour system
iPod
Radio
Frequency range
Band
Frequency
DAB
(Band-III)
174.928 MHz 239.200 MHz
FM
87.5 MHz 108 MHz
Time synchronization

You can synchronize time from DAB broadcasts
and iPod in clock mode.
1 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
The compatible iPod/iPhone models are as
follows.
Update the software of the iPod/iPhone to the
latest version before using it with this unit.
Specifications
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.
Compatible iPod/iPhone
models
Frequency step
0.05 MHz
DAB (Band-III) frequency table (MHz)
iPod touch (4th generation)
iPod touch (3rd generation)
iPod touch (2nd generation)
iPod nano (6th generation)*
iPod nano (5th generation)
iPod nano (4th generation)
iPod nano (3rd generation)
iPod classic
iPhone 4S
iPhone 4
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.
Channel
Frequency
1
5A
174.928
2
5B
176.640
3
5C
178.352
4
5D
180.064
5
6A
181.936
6
6B
183.648
7
6C
185.360
8
6D
187.072
9
7A
188.928
10
7B
190.640
11
7C
192.352
12
7D
194.064
13
8A
195.936
14
8B
197.648
15
8C
199.360
16
8D
201.072
17
9A
202.928
18
9B
204.640
19
9C
206.352
20
9D
208.064
21
10A
209.936
22
10B
211.648
23
10C
213.360
24
10D
215.072
25
11A
216.928
26
11B
218.640
27
11C
220.352
28
11D
222.064
29
12A
223.936
30
12B
225.648
31
12C
227.360
32
12D
229.072
33
13A
230.784
34
13B
232.496
When to replace the battery
35
13C
234.208
36
13D
235.776
37
13E
237.488
38
13F
239.200
When the battery becomes weak, “” appears in
the display.
If a power interruption occurs while the battery is
weak, the current time will be erased.
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may cause a fire or
explosion.
Speaker
Approx. 57 mm dia. 6 Ω (2)
Input
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
Power output
3.5 W + 3.5 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power source
230 V AC, 50 Hz
For clock back up: 3V DC, CR2032 battery (1)
Dimensions
Approx. 290 mm × 165 mm × 145 mm (w/h/d)
including projecting parts and controls
Mass
Approx. 1.65 kg including power supply unit
Supplied accessories
Remote control (with a lithium battery) (1)
Startup Guide (1)
Reference Guide (this document) (1)
Cushion for small-size iPod (1)
Select “DAB” to synchronize time by DAB
(default).
Select “iPod” to synchronize time by iPod.
Select “None” if time synchronization is not
needed.

3 Perform one of the following operations
CR2032
according to your selection above:
If “DAB” is selected, set the radio band to
DAB.
If “iPod” is selected, connect an iPod to the
unit.
If “None” is selected, perform steps 2 to 4 in
“To set the clock manually.”
* T
he iPod nano (6th generation) cannot be
controlled by the remote when the command of
“MENU,” “,” “,” and “ENTER” is pressed.
No.
General
select “Synced Time By,” then press
DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the remote).
2 Press SELECT  or  to select “DAB,”
“iPod” or “None,” then press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote).
Troubleshooting
Should any problem persist after you have made
the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
dealer.
Remote control
Before using the supplied remote for the first
time, remove the insulation film.
Aim the remote at the (Remote sensor) of the
unit.
The alarm of the radio or iPod is activated
but no sound comes on at the preset alarm
time.
 Check the alarm volume setting.
The iPod cannot be charged.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit
(see “Compatible iPod/iPhone models”).
3 Press SELECT  or  to set the year, then
When to replace the battery
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should
last for about 6 months. When the remote can no
longer operate the unit, replace the battery with a
new one.
 side facing up
Note
 If you are not going to use the remote for a long
time, remove the battery to avoid any damage
that may be caused by leakage or corrosion.
Operations
Preparations
Setting the clock
Power source
To set the clock for the first
time
This unit contains a CR2032 battery as a backup
power source to keep the alarm operating during
a power interruption (No Power No Problem
system).
When you first purchase the unit, do the
following.
1 Remove the insulation film of the backup
battery on the bottom of the unit.
outlet, remove the screw of the battery
compartment on the bottom of the unit,
and open the lid (see Fig. ).
2 Remove the old battery and insert a new
one in the battery compartment with the
 side facing up (see Fig. ).
3 Replace the battery compartment lid and
tighten the screw.
4 Press , DAB/FM, AUDIO IN or
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS to turn “” off
in the display.
Note
 When you replace the battery, do not
disconnect the plug from the AC outlet.
Otherwise, the current date and current time
will be erased.
press DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the remote).
4 Repeat step 3 to set the month, day, hour
and minute.
2 Extend the wire aerial fully.
3 Plug in the unit.
“Setting clock...” appears in the display, and
the time is set based on the received DAB
data. When finished, the current time appears
in the display.
Notes
 Do not operate the unit before “Setting clock...”
disappears from the display.
 If the clock cannot be set as a result of no DAB
signal being received, “AM 12:00,” year and date
flash in the display. The clock cannot be set. In
this case, set Time synchronization to “iPod” or
“None” (for details, see “Time
synchronization”).
DAB Band-III/FM Extend the wire aerial fully to increase reception
sensitivity.
Keep the wire aerial away from the power cord.
Do not bundle the wire aerial and power cord
together.
For DAB reception, press DSPL/ENT to show the
signal strength in order to adjust the aerial for
optimum reception.
Notes on radio reception
 Keep digital music players or mobile phones
away from the aerial, as this may lead to
reception interference.
 When you are listening to the radio with an
iPhone connected to the unit, interference with
radio reception may occur.
 When you are listening to the radio while
charging an iPod, interference with radio
reception may occur.
Tip
 If an FM broadcast is noisy, press MENU and
SELECT  or  to select “Mode,” then press
DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the remote). Press
SELECT  or  to select “MONO” instead of
“AUTO STEREO,” then press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote) again. To resume stereo
reception, perform the above steps again.
Operating the radio
The unit can receive DAB service and FM stations.
1 Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the
desired band.
Each press changes the band as follows:
The seconds start incrementing from zero.
Notes
 The clock setting is available in clock state only.
(When using radio, iPod or Audio-in, press
OFF before setting the clock.)
 When “iPod” or “DAB” is selected in Time
synchronization, the clock will be overwritten
via iPod or DAB time automatically. Select
“None” in step 2 to deactivate time
synchronization via iPod or DAB.
 When the clock is set via DAB, daylight saving
time (summer time) will be adjusted
automatically. Otherwise, set daylight saving
time manually or via iPod.
 When the clock is set via DAB, the clock will be
reset via DAB after a power interruption. The
clock will not be reset if it has been set
manually or via iPod.
 If you do not press any button for about
1 minute while setting the clock, the clock
setting will be cancelled.
 An 88-year calendar (2012-2099) is installed in
the unit. When the date is set, the day of the
week is automatically displayed.
MON = Monday, TUE = Tuesday,
WED = Wednesday, THU = Thursday,
FRI = Friday, SAT = Saturday, SUN = Sunday
To change the time format
You can choose a time format between 12-hour
system (default) and 24-hour system.
1 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
select “Time Format,” then press DSPL/
ENT (ENTER on the remote).
2Press SELECT  or  to select the desired
time format, then press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote).
The time format toggles between 12-hour
system (“AM 12:00” = midnight) and 24-hour
system (“0:00” = midnight).
To replace the battery
1 Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
1 Plug in the unit.
2 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
The year flashes in the display.
There is no sound from the iPod.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Adjust the VOLUME + or – (VOL + or – on the
remote).
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
 Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
 Check that the iPod is compatible with this unit
(see “Compatible iPod/iPhone models”).
Do the following if you wish to set the clock
manually, instead of synchronizing time by DAB
or iPod.
select “Date & Time,” then press DSPL/
ENT (ENTER on the remote).
The clock flashes “AM 12:00” or “0:00” due to
a power interruption.
 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove
the old battery and install a new one.
 Be sure to remove the insulation film of the
backup battery before use.
The alarm of the radio, iPod or buzzer does
not sound at the preset alarm time.
 Check that alarm “A” or alarm “B” is properly
displayed.
To set the clock manually
Improving the reception
To change the date format
1 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
select “Date Format,” then press DSPL/
ENT (ENTER on the remote).
2 Press SELECT  or  to select the desired
date format, then press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote).
To display the year and date when using
the radio
Press DATE.
After a few seconds, the display will change back
to the current service or station automatically.
If a list of receivable DAB broadcasts has not
been created when you select DAB,
“Scanning…” will appear in the display, and
the unit starts scanning automatically.
2 Press TUNE + or – to tune to the desired
service or station.
If a selected DAB service has finished
broadcasting, sound stops and “NO
SERVICE” appears. In this case, press
TUNE + or – to select another service.
3 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
(VOL + or – on the remote).
To turn off the radio, press OFF.
Note on FM usage
The frequency step is set to 0.05 MHz on FM.
Notes on DAB usage
 “NO SERVICE” appears when the selected
service cannot be received.
 DAB broadcasts with poor quality reception
may not be selected when Auto scan is
performed. In this case, perform Manual tune,
which may improve reception.
About the SC (Secondary Component)
If the selected primary component has a
secondary component, “>>” lights up in the
display.
Press TUNE + to receive the desired secondary
component. “<<” lights up while the secondary
component is being received.
Note
 When the selected secondary component ends,
the unit returns automatically to the primary
component.
Preset tuning
You can preset up to 20 services in DAB and 20
stations in FM.
To preset a service or station
1 Follow steps 1 to 2 in “Operating the
radio” and manually tune in to the
station you want to preset.
2 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
select “Manual Preset,” then press DSPL/
ENT (ENTER on the remote).
3 Press PRESET + or – to select the desired
preset number, and press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote).
The service or station is stored.
Notes
 To preset another service or station, repeat
these steps.
 To go back to the previous status, press MENU
instead of DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the remote)
in step 2.
 To change a preset service or station, tune in to
the desired service or station, then repeat steps
1 to 3. The new service or station will replace
the previous service or station.
To tune in to a preset service or station
1 Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the
desired band.
2 Press PRESET + or – to select the desired
preset number.
When the service or station is not registered,
“PRESET BLANK” appears in the display.
The preset service or station can also be
selected by PRESET + or –.
3 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
(VOL + or – on the remote).
Notes
 If there are no preset stations, “PRESET
BLANK” will appear when you press PRESET +
or –.
 If there is only one preset station, its preset
number will flash each time you press PRESET
+ or –.
Auto preset tuning (FM only)
1 Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the
FM band.
2 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
select “Auto Preset,” then press DSPL/
ENT (ENTER on the remote).
3 Press SELECT  or  to select “Yes,” then
press DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the remote).
The unit automatically presets the available
channels for FM in order.
Tip
 To stop auto preset tuning, press OFF.
Scan tuning (FM only)
The unit automatically scans FM stations.
1 Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the
FM band.
2 Press and hold TUNE + or –.
+ : scans up through the frequency bands.
– : scans down through the frequency bands.
Scanning starts from the currently-tuned
frequency. When a station is received,
scanning stops.
3 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
(VOL + or – on the remote).
Continued on the reverse side
Operating an iPod
1 Set the iPod on the Dock Connector.
The Dock Connector can be tilted slightly.
For details, see “How to handle an iPod.”
2 Press .
Supporter
Power cord
Press
OFF, or press and
hold 
Pause playback

To resume
playback, press it
again.
Go to the next track
 (forward)
Go back to the previous
track
Locate a point while
listening to the sound
 (backward)*
Execute the selected menu
or begin playback
 (forward) or
 (backward)
while playing and
hold it until you
find the point.
MENU
 (up)/ (down)
on the remote
DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the
remote)
* During playback, this operation returns you to
the beginning of the current track. To go back
to the previous track, press twice.
Notes
 If a pop-up message appears in the display of
the iPod touch or iPhone, see “About App.”
 Some operations may differ or may not be
available on some models of iPod.
 If the iPod is already playing when set onto the
unit, the sound from the iPod will be output
from the unit speakers, even if the unit was
playing sound from another function.
 If the battery of the iPod is extremely low,
charge it for a while before operation.
 Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event
that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged
when using the iPod connected to this unit.
 For details of environmental conditions for
operating an iPod, check the website of Apple
Inc.
To remove the iPod
For details, see “How to handle an iPod.”
To charge an iPod
How to handle an iPod
To set an iPod
To remove an iPod
Notes
 An iPod in a case or cover can be set on this
unit. However, if the case or cover interferes
with the connection, remove the case or cover
before setting the iPod on the Dock Connector.
 Set the iPod onto the Dock Connector firmly.
 When placing or removing the iPod, hold it at
the same angle as the Dock Connector on the
unit. Do not pull the iPod forward too far.
 When placing or removing the iPod, hold the
unit securely.
 Do not twist or bend the iPod, as this may
result in connector damage.
 Remove the iPod when transporting it;
otherwise, a malfunction may result.
 If the iPod does not reach the supporter on the
front of the unit, attach the supplied cushion
below the supporter.
To change an alarm setting
You can choose one of 4 settings: “iPod,”
“DAB,” “FM” or “BUZZER.”
Set the alarm mode as follows:
– iPod: see “ To set the alarm as iPod.”
– DAB or FM: see “ To set the radio alarm.”
– BUZZER: see “ To set the buzzer alarm.”
(VOL + or – on the remote).
Go back to the previous
menu
Select a menu item or a
track for playback
VOLUME + (VOL + on the remote control) and  buttons have a tactile dot.
the desired alarm mode flashes.
8 Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly until
1 Perform steps 1 to 8 in “To set the alarm.”
2 Press ALARM SET A or B to select
Remote sensor
Wire aerial
Press TIME SET + or –. The setting will be
displayed for about 4 seconds.
 To set the alarm as iPod
To
Turn off the iPod
You can use the unit as a battery charger for an
iPod.
Charging begins when the iPod is connected to
the unit. The charging status appears in the
display of the iPod. For details, refer to the user’s
guide of the iPod.
Setting the alarm
This unit is equipped with 3 alarm modes—iPod,
radio and buzzer. The clock needs to be set before
the alarm can be set (see “To set the clock for the
first time”).
To set the alarm
1 Press and hold ALARM SET A or B.
“Alarm–A Setting” or “Alarm–B Setting”
appears and the hour flashes in the display.
2 Press TIME SET + or – repeatedly until
the desired hour appears.
To cycle the hour rapidly, press and hold TIME
SET + or –.
3 Press ALARM SET A or B.
The minute flashes.
4 Repeat step 2 to set the minute.
5 Press ALARM SET A or B.
The days of the week flash.
6 Repeat step 2 to set the days of the week.
You can select the day from the following
three options by pressing TIME SET + or – :
EVERYDAY: MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
SUN
WEEKDAY: MON TUE WED THU FRI
WEEKEND: SAT SUN
To confirm an alarm time setting
The alarm mode setting is entered.
The iPod begins to play back.
If the iPod does not start playing back, operate
directly on the iPod.
You can operate the connected iPod via this
unit or the iPod itself.
3 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
Dock
Connector
7 Press ALARM SET A or B.
alarm mode for “iPod.”
“ALARM VOLUME:” and the volume level
indication flash in the display.
3 Press TIME SET + or – to adjust the
volume.
4 Press ALARM SET A or B.
The setting is entered.
5 If “A” or “B” does not appear in the
Press and hold TIME SET + for at least 2 seconds
to move the alarm time forwards. Press and hold
TIME SET – for at least 2 seconds to move the
alarm time back.
When you release the button, the changed time
will flash for about 2 seconds. To change the
alarm time again, press TIME SET + or – within
these 2 seconds, otherwise the setting change will
be fixed as displayed.
When using an iPod touch/iPhone
 To wake up to music stored in an iPod touch/
iPhone, connect the iPod touch/iPhone to the
unit first, follow the steps above to set alarm
time, then select the music function.
 Even if the alarm setting for iPod is complete, if
you turn the iPod touch/iPhone power off after
inserting the iPod touch/iPhone into the unit,
the alarm will be the buzzer.
Press SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS.
The sound turns off but will automatically come
on again after about 10 minutes.
You can change the snooze time by pressing
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS repeatedly within 4
seconds.
The maximum length of the snooze time is 60
minutes.
number or “--” as the station to be used
as the alarm sound.
“DAB --” or “FM --” indicates the last station
received.
Tips
 If the selected preset number is not set,
“PRESET BLANK” flashes twice, then
“ALARM VOLUME:” and the volume level
indication flash in the display. Then jump to
the step 5.
 If there is no last station, “NO LAST
STATION” flashes twice, then “ALARM
VOLUME:” and the volume level indication
flash in the display. Then jump to the step 5.
4 Press ALARM SET A or B.
“ALARM VOLUME:” and the volume level
indication flash in the display.
5 Press TIME SET + or – to adjust the
volume.
6 Press ALARM SET A or B.
The setting is entered.
7 If “A” or “B” does not appear in the
display, press ALARM SET A or B
again.
The radio will turn on at the set time.
 To set the buzzer alarm
1 Perform steps 1 to 8 in “To set the alarm.”
2 Press ALARM SET A or B to select
“BUZZER” alarm mode.
The setting is entered.
3 If “A” or “B” does not appear in the
display, press ALARM SET A or B
again.
The buzzer will sound at the set time.
Note
 The volume of the buzzer is not adjustable.
duration.
Each time you press SLEEP, the duration (in
minutes) changes as follows:
The display returns to clock mode for about
4 seconds after you have finished the duration
setting and released SLEEP, then the sleep
timer starts.
The unit plays for the duration you set, then
stops.
Press ALARM ON/OFF A or B to turn off the
alarm A or B indicator in the display.
Notes
 When the alarm is set as iPod, only the buzzer
alarm will sound if there is no iPod on the Dock
Connector, music is not stored in the iPod, or
the iPod touch/iPhone is turned off.
 If the selected preset number is not set, or there
is no last station, the buzzer will sound when
alarm time is met. If you want to change the
buzzer alarm, set a preset station or tune to a
radio station (see “Operating the radio”).
 If the same alarm time is set for both alarm A
and B, alarm A takes priority.
 If no operation is performed while the alarm is
occurring, the alarm will stop after about
60 minutes.
Note on the alarm in the event of a power
interruption
In the event of a power interruption, the buzzer
alarm will last about 5 minutes if the battery is not
weak.
However, certain functions will be affected as
follows:
 The backlight will not light up.
 If the alarm mode is set to iPod or radio, it will
change to buzzer automatically.
 If OFF/ALARM RESET is not pressed, the alarm
will sound for about 5 minutes.
 If “” appears in the display, the alarm will not
sound in the event of a power interruption.
Replace the battery if “” appears.
 The snooze function cannot be set during a
power interruption.
 During a power interruption, each alarm will
sound at the set time only once.
Other useful functions
for DAB
To change the display
To change the display mode, press DSPL/ENT
during DAB reception. The selected display mode
remains even if you turn the unit off and on again,
or change the band.
The display can be up to 16 characters. A dynamic
label can be up to 128 characters.
Each time you press DSPL/ENT, the display
changes as follows:
Function and Preset number
To change the sleep timer setting
Dynamic
“AUDIO IN” appears in the display.
3 Turn the connected component on.
4 Play the connected component.
PTY (Programme Type)
Ensemble
(VOL + or – on the remote).
To return to the radio
Press DAB/FM.
To return to the iPod
Press .
To stop listening
Press OFF and stop playback on the connected unit.
Notes
 The MENU cannot be operated while Audio-in
is used.
 The necessary type of audio connecting cable
depends on the optional component. Be sure to
use the correct type of cable.
 If the volume level is low, adjust the volume of
the unit first. If the volume is still too low, adjust
the volume of the connected component.
 Disconnect the audio connecting cable from the
unit when it is not in use.
 When you listen to the radio with an optional
component connected, turn off the connected
component to prevent noise. If noise occurs,
even when the component is turned off,
disconnect and place the optional component
away from the unit.
select “DRC Value,” then press DSPL/
ENT (ENTER on the remote).
3 Press SELECT  or  to select the DRC
level.
The DRC level changes as follows:
4 Press DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the
Notes
 DRC is effective only for broadcasts with
dynamic range compression.
 When you adjust the DRC level, sounds can be
heard more clearly.
Auto scan
2 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
select “Auto Scan,” then press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote).
3 Press SELECT  or  to select “Yes,” then
press DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the remote).
“Scanning...” appears in the display.
Auto scan takes about 30 - 90 seconds,
depending on the signal strength and station
number. When finished, the unit creates a list in
alphabetical order.
Tip
 To cancel Auto scan, press MENU while
processing.
Channel/Frequency/Signal Strength
Note
 When Auto scan is performed, the existing list
will be updated and the preset services will be
cleared. In this case, preset your favourite
services again.
Trim stations
Broadcasting type/Bit/Mode
You can delete the stations that are not currently
being received.
1 Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the
DAB band.
The sound from the connected component is
output from the speakers of this unit.
5 Adjust the volume using VOLUME + or –
DAB band.
2 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
DAB band.
1 Firmly connect the line output jack of the
portable digital music player (or other
component) to the AUDIO IN jack on the
back of the unit, using a suitable audio
connecting cable (not supplied).
2 Press AUDIO IN to activate the Audio-in
function.
1 Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the
1 Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the
Connecting optional
component
You can enjoy the sound from an optional
component, such as a portable digital music player,
through the speakers of this unit. Be sure to turn
off the power of each component before making
any connections.
DRC can make quieter sounds easier to hear
when the unit is used in a noisy environment.
For DAB broadcasts with dynamic range
compression, you can adjust the dynamic range.
This function allows you to automatically scan
and create a list of receivable DAB broadcasts.
To deactivate the sleep timer
To listen to sound
DRC value (DYNAMIC RANGE CONTROL)
remote).
Component Label
Press SLEEP repeatedly to set the sleep timer to
“OFF” in step 2.
To deactivate the alarm
Other useful functions
To turn off the unit before the preset
time
Press OFF to stop the alarm.
The alarm will sound again at the same time the
next day.
1 Perform steps 1 to 8 in “To set the alarm.”
2 Press ALARM SET A or B to select the
3 Press TIME SET + or – to set a preset
2 Press SLEEP to set the sleep timer
To stop the alarm
Press ALARM ON/OFF A or B to turn on the
alarm A or B indicator in the display.
The preset number or “--” flashes in the
display.
“SLEEP:” and the sleep time flash in the
display.
You can press SLEEP repeatedly to select the
desired sleep timer setting, even after the sleep
timer has been activated.
To stop the snooze timer, press OFF.
To activate the alarm
Preset number
1 Press SLEEP while the unit is turned on.
Press OFF.
 To set the radio alarm
radio band (“DAB” or “FM”).
You can fall asleep to music, etc., using the sleep
timer. The unit stops playback or the radio
automatically after a preset duration.
To doze for a few more minutes
display, press ALARM SET A or B
again.
The iPod will sound at the set time.
Setting the sleep timer
2 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
DAB broadcasting: MP2
DAB+ broadcasting: AAC
Notes
 If there is no dynamic label, the lower line of
the display is blank.
 Depending on the broadcasting station, the
characters in the dynamic label may not be
displayed properly.
Manual tune
This function allows you to tune and add various
DAB Band-III channels to your station list.
This function can be used to assist the positioning
of the aerial or the unit to obtain the optimum
reception for a specific channel/frequency.
1 Press DAB/FM repeatedly to select the
DAB band.
2 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
select “Manual Tune,” then press DSPL/
ENT (ENTER on the remote).
3 Press SELECT  or  to select the desired
DAB channel, then press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote).
The signal strength bars move left and right as
you adjust reception.
4 Press DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the
remote).
Notes
 If the signal of the selected DAB service cannot
be received, no signal strength bars will be
displayed. In this case, press MENU to select
another channel.
 The larger signal strength bar indicates the
audio quality threshold. If the signal strength
drops below this threshold, the audio quality
will deteriorate.
 A station name is saved to the station list when
the station name starts scrolling in step 3.
select “Prune,” then press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote).
When finished, “FINISH!” appears for about
1 second, then changes to the current station
automatically.
Select station
PTY (Programme Type)
About App
This function indicates services in programme
type, such as NEWS, SPORTS of the PTY list,
transmitted in a DAB broadcast.
A dedicated Dock App for iPod touch/iPhone
available at Apple App Store.
Search for “D-Sappli” and download the free App
to find out more about the functions.
Programme type
No programme type
News
Current Affairs
Information
Sport
Education
Drama
Culture
Science
Varied
Pop Music
Rock Music
Easy Listening Music
Light Classical
Serious Classical
Other Music
Weather/meteorology
Finance/Business
Children’s programmes
Social Affairs
Religion
Phone In
Travel
Leisure
Jazz Music
Country Music
National Music
Oldies Music
Folk Music
Documentary
Display
None
News
Current Affairs
Information
Sport
Education
Drama
Arts
Science
Talk
Pop Music
Rock Music
Easy Listening
Light Classical
Classical Music
Other Music
Weather
Finance
Children’s
Factual
Religion
Phone In
Travel
Leisure
Jazz and Blues
Country Music
National Music
Oldies Music
Folk Music
Documentary
Enjoying the bass or
expansion sound effect
Bass and expansion sound effects can be selected
as desired by pressing SOUND.
Each time you press the button, the sound effect
changes as follows:
“MEGA BASS”: Provides high quality bass sound.
“MEGA BASS” and “MEGA Xpand”: Enables
both effects.
“MEGA Xpand”: Expands the sound field width.
To return to standard sound, press the button
until the display of the sound effect disappears.
Setting the brightness
of the display
Another service can be selected while listening to
a broadcast.
Four levels of brightness are available by pres­­­sing
SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS. Each time you press the
button, the brightness changes as follows:
select “Select Station,” then press DSPL/
ENT (ENTER on the remote).
2 Press SELECT  or  to select a desired
service, then press DSPL/ENT (ENTER
on the remote).
Even if brightness level is set to off, it will change
to Low while the alarm is occurring.
Press and hold SNOOZE/BRIGHTNESS to set the
brightness to off directly.
1 Press MENU and SELECT  or  to
Features
 D-Sappli includes various timer functions:
Music Play Timer and Sleep Timer.
 Music Play Timer allows you to play/pause
desired music at a desired time. Sleep Timer
allows you to specify a time at which to stop
music playback.
Music Play Timer and Sleep Timer are available
only when D-Sappli is activated.
 D-Sappli can display a list of Radio Preset
Stations programmed in this unit.
You can rename the FM Radio Preset Stations,
and change their preset numbers on the
D-Sappli. Preset numbers and order will also be
changed accordingly in the unit.
 D-Sappli also includes a clock display enlarge
feature.
Notes
 If the App to link with this unit is not
downloaded to the iPod touch/iPhone, a popup message prompting you to download DSappli may appear repeatedly.
Deactivate the App’s link function to stop the
pop-up message.
 To deactivate the App’s link function: Remove
the iPod touch/iPhone from the Dock
Connector. Press  (to enter the function for
iPod). Press MENU, then press DSPL/ENT
(ENTER on the remote). Press  or  to select
“OFF,” then press DSPL/ENT (ENTER on the
remote).
 To re-activate the App’s link function, repeat the
above steps and select “ON” instead of “OFF” in
the last step.
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