Bush Retro Mini FM Radio Instruction manual

Bush Retro Mini FM Radio Instruction manual
Instruction Manual
AM/FM Radio
AM66
Retro AM/FM Radio
Contents
Important safety information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Instructions for use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Check the package contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Where to put your Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Your Retro FM/AM Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using your Retro FM/AM Radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Switch on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Switch off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Change the mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting the volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the FM radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Telescopic aerial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
FM Radio mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Tuning to an FM station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using the AM radio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
AM Radio mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Tuning to an AM station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Aux in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Aux in mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Technical information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Specification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Help and assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
General information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Guarantee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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If you require any technical guidance or find that your product is not operating as intended, a simple solution can often be found in the Troubleshooting.
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Important safety information
Your Radio should be treated with care. The information below has been provided in
the interest of safety and will help you to enjoy this product and the benefits it brings
for many years.
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Keep the product and all its parts out of reach of small children.
This product is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning the use of the
appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
Keep it dry. Avoid exposure to precipitation, humidity and liquids which could all
affect the product circuitry.
Do NOT leave it in high temperatures as electronic devices and plastic parts may
warp in heat.
Do NOT leave it in low temperatures as moisture can form inside the product,
which may damage the circuit board.
Do NOT block or cover slots, holes or openings on the product by placing on soft
furnishings such as carpets, rugs or beds as these are provided for functionality
and/or ventilation to ensure safe operation of the product
Do NOT store in dusty or dirty areas.
Disconnect your Radio from the mains power supply during thunderstorms.
Always check that you have completely switched off your Radio, before you
change or disconnect the power supply.
Only use the power supply that came with the product. Using an unauthorised
power supply will invalidate your guarantee and may irrecoverably damage the
product.
Where the mains power plug or an appliance coupler is used as the disconnect
device, the disconnect device shall remain readily operable.
Do NOT attempt to open the product. This product does not contain any user
serviceable parts. Unauthorised handling of the device may damage it and will void
your warranty.
Do NOT use your Radio near emergency/intensive care medical equipment; if you
have a pacemaker fitted or during an electrical storm.
Do NOT use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents or detergents to clean the
product. Wipe with a damp (not wet) soft cloth to clean.
If the Radio will not be used for a long period of time, make sure that all of the
batteries are removed from the battery compartment and the mains power is
unplugged.
section of these instructions, or online at www.argos-support.co.uk If you still require further assistance, call one of our experts on 0345 604 0105.
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Important safety information
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Only use recommended batteries or those of the same equivalent type.
Do not mix old and new batteries or batteries of different types.
Batteries are to be inserted with the correct polarity.
The supply terminals are not to be short-circuited.
Remove the batteries from the Radio if they will not be used for an extended
period of time.
Do not attempt to recharge non-rechargeable batteries.
Dispose of old batteries carefully.
Never throw batteries in a fire or attempt to open the outer casing.
Batteries are harmful if swallowed, so keep away from young children.
CAUTION: Danger of explosion if batteries are incorrectly replaced. Replace only
with the same or equivalent type.
If you require any technical guidance or find that your product is not operating as intended, a simple solution can often be found in the Troubleshooting.
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Instructions for use
Check the package contents
The package contains:
• 1 x Retro FM/AM Radio
• 1 x Power cord with mains power plug
• 1 x instruction manual
Where to put your Radio
It is important that you consider carefully in advance where your Radio will be situated
and make sure that it is:
• on a flat and stable surface
Note: Never place your Radio directly onto antique or polished surfaces.
• within 1 metre of a power socket (if using mains power). Please ensure that the
mains power lead is not a trip hazard.
• at least 1 metre away from other electrical appliances to avoid interference
• where you can fully extend the telescopic aerial
• away from bright sunlight or heat sources, such as a radiator
• not in a humid or very damp place such as a bathroom
section of these instructions, or online at www.argos-support.co.uk If you still require further assistance, call one of our experts on 0345 604 0105.
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Instructions for use
Setting up
1. Connect the mains power lead into the socket on the back of the Radio and fully
extend the radio aerial in a vertical position to obtain the maximum signal strength.
2. Plug the power lead into the mains power wall socket and switch on.
3. Turn the OFF/FM/AM rotary on the top of the radio to clockwise to turn the
product On.
4. Inserting the batteries (optional). Before installing the batteries (not included)
please ensure that the Radio is switched off (turn the right hand rotary on the top
to ‘OFF’) and is unplugged from the mains power supply.
On the back of the Radio, push down the tabs to release and remove the battery
compartment cover.
Insert 4 x 1.5V AA-size (also known as LR-6) batteries, making sure to note the ‘+’
and ‘-‘ markings and position the batteries the correct way around.
Replace the battery cover, making sure it ‘clicks’ shut.
If used continuously on battery power, your Radio has an approximate battery life of
5 hours when using good quality alkaline batteries. When the battery power is low,
please switch off the Radio and replace the batteries.
For battery operation, please switch off the mains adaptor and remove the mains
power plug from the back of the Radio.
Battery compartment,
insert 4 x 1.5V AA-size (LR6)
batteries (not supplied)
If you require any technical guidance or find that your product is not operating as intended, a simple solution can often be found in the Troubleshooting.
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Your Retro FM/AM Radio
Front view
Carry handle
Volume control
OFF/FM/AM rotary control
Rotary tune
control
Speaker
Rear view
Telescopic
aerial
Aux in socket
Mains power
socket
section of these instructions, or online at www.argos-support.co.uk If you still require further assistance, call one of our experts on 0345 604 0105.
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Using your Retro FM/AM Radio
Switch on
Turn the OFF/FM/AM rotary on the top of the radio clockwise to turn the product On.
Note: Always make sure that the aerial is fully extended, to ensure the maximum signal
strength and the best possible sound quality.
Switch off
Turn the OFF/FM/AM rotary on the top of the radio to ‘OFF’. To completely switch off
the Radio, switch off the mains power at the wall socket.
Change the mode
Turn the OFF/FM/AM rotary on the top of the radio to ‘FM’ or ‘AM’ as required.
Adjusting the volume
Turn the rotary volume wheel on the top of the radio, anti-clockwise to decrease the
volume and clockwise to increase the volume.
If you require any technical guidance or find that your product is not operating as intended, a simple solution can often be found in the Troubleshooting.
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Using the FM radio
Telescopic aerial
Please make sure that the aerial on the back of the Radio is fully extended before you
attempt to tune to an FM station. This will ensure that the maximum signal strength is
available when the Radio is tuning to a station. Extending the aerial also ensures the
best possible sound quality.
FM Radio mode
Check that your Radio is in FM radio mode. If you are not already in FM mode,turn the
OFF/FM/AM rotary on the top of the radio to ‘FM’.
Tuning to an FM station
In FM mode:
Use the rotary tuning dial on the front of the radio to tune to your favourite FM station.
Please use the frequencies marked on the dial as a guide.
The tuning dial will move both clockwise and anti-clockwise but does have a ‘stop’
point. If you turn the tuning dial and reach the ‘stop’ point, please turn the dial in the
opposite direction to tune.
Note: If reception is still poor, check that the aerial is fully extended and then adjust
the tuning dial slowly, or try moving the Radio to another location.
section of these instructions, or online at www.argos-support.co.uk If you still require further assistance, call one of our experts on 0345 604 0105.
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Using the AM radio
AM Radio mode
Check that your Radio is in AM radio mode. If you are not already in AM mode, turn
the OFF/FM/AM rotary on the top of the radio to ‘AM’.
Tuning to an AM station
In AM mode:
Use the rotary tuning dial on the front of the radio to tune to your favourite AM station.
Please use the frequencies marked on the dial as a guide.
The tuning dial will move both clockwise and anti-clockwise but does have a ‘stop’
point. If you turn the tuning dial and reach the ‘stop’ point, please turn the dial in the
opposite direction to tune.
Note: If reception is still poor, check that the aerial is fully extended and then adjust
the tuning dial slowly, or try moving the Radio to another location.
If you require any technical guidance or find that your product is not operating as intended, a simple solution can often be found in the Troubleshooting.
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Using Aux in
Aux in mode
Using the Aux in socket on the side of the radio you can make a quick and easy
connection to an external sound source that has a Line or Headphone analogue
output to play through your radio.
These may include:
iPod, iPhone, iPad or other mobile products
MP3 players
CD or tape walkmans
Personal computers or laptops
Connecting to the Aux in socket
1. With the rotary control turned to AUX AM or FM mode, connect one end of a
3.5mm audio connection cable (not included) to the headphone (or auxiliary out)
socket of your secondary device, connect the other end to the Aux in socket on
the side of your radio.
2. To gain optimal volume levels, adjust the volume level on both the secondary
device and on the radio.
Note: Please remember to unplug the 3.5mm audio cable from the Aux in socket after
you have finished listening to your external device, to enable you to listen to your radio
in AM or FM mode again.
section of these instructions, or online at www.argos-support.co.uk If you still require further assistance, call one of our experts on 0345 604 0105.
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Technical information
Specification
Power source:
Output DC 5V 1A
Input AC 230~/50Hz
Batteries:
4 x 1.5V AA size (LR6)
(Optional, not supplied)
Frequency range: FM:
87 MHz to 108 MHz
AM:
522 kHz to 1620 kHz
Troubleshooting
If you are experiencing problems with your Radio, there are some quick and easy
checks that you can do, which may help to solve the problem.
No sound / power:
• Adjust the volume using the rotary control on the top of the radio.
• Check that you do not have an Aux in cable connected. Unplug the Aux in cable.
• If you have batteries fitted, they may be exhausted and need to be replaced.
Please use only good quality AA size batteries.
• Check that the mains power lead is connected at the back of the radio, the mains
power wall socket is switched on and the rotary control on the top of the radio is
switched to AM or FM.
Radio reception is poor:
• Fully extend the aerial to get the best reception and sound quality.
• Retune for radio stations, see pages 9 and 10.
• Try moving your Radio to another location to see if reception improves.
• Check that you do not have other electrical equipment too close to your Radio,
causing interference.
If you require any technical guidance or find that your product is not operating as intended, a simple solution can often be found in the Troubleshooting.
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Help and assistance
If you require any technical guidance or find that your AM/FM Radio is not operating as
intended, a simple solution can often be found in the Troubleshooting section of these
instructions or online at www.argos-support.co.uk
If you still require further assistance, call one of our experts on 0345 604 0105*. To
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General information
This symbol
indicates that this product should not be treated as normal household
waste and it should be recycled. Please take it to your nearest collection facility or for
further details contact your local council or visit www.recycle-more.co.uk
Batteries contain substances that may be harmful to the environment and human
health. Keep out of the reach of children and seek immediate medical help if
swallowed.
This symbol
indicates that batteries should not be disposed of in the normal
household waste but taken to appropriate local recycling facilities, where and when
these are available.
Never throw batteries in a fire or attempt to open the outer casing
This product is intended for use within the UK. This equipment complies with the
essential requirements of the Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU.
Declaration of Conformance
Hereby, Argos Ltd, declares that this Retro AM/FM Radio is in compliance with the
essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the Radio Equipment Directive
2014/53/EU. The complete declaration of conformity can be obtained by contacting
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If you require any technical guidance or find that your product is not operating as intended, a simple solution can often be found in the Troubleshooting.
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Guarantee
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Don’t forget to register it with us today so we can provide you with our best possible after-sales service and
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This product is guaranteed for twelve months from the date of original purchase. Any defect that arises due to
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purchase price refunded) where possible during this period by the dealer from who your purchased the unit.
The guarantee is subject to the following provisions:
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The guarantee does not cover accidental damage,
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The product must be correctly installed and
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Specifications are subject to change without
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from the breakdown of the product.
It must be used solely for domestic purposes. The
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