Sangean RCR-5 Manual

Sangean RCR-5 Manual
Revision 2
Important safety instructions
1. Read and understand all safety and operating instructions before the radio is operated.
2. Retain instruction: The safety and operating instructions should
be retained for future reference.
3. Heed warnings. All warnings on the appliance and operating instructions should be followed.
4. Follow all operations and use instructions.
5. Water and moisture: The appliance should not be used near
water. Do not use near a bathtub, washbowl, laundry tub, kitchen sink, wet basement, swimming pool, etc.
6. Unplug the radio from the AC power outlet before cleaning. Use
only a damp cloth for cleaning the exterior of the radio.
7. Do not place the radio on an unstable cart, stand, bracket or
table. The radio may fall, causing serious personal injury and
damage to the radio.
8. Ventilation: This radio should be situated so that its location or
position does not interfere with its proper ventilation. For example, the radio should not be used on a bed, sofa, rug or other
soft surfaces that may block the ventilation openings. It should
not be placed in a built-in situation like a cabinet that may reduce air flow through the ventilation openings.
9. Power sources: The radio should be operated only from the
type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are
not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your
radio dealer or power company.
10. Power cords: The power cord should be positioned so it is not
walked on, pinched, or items placed on top of it. Pay particular
attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the
point where they exit from the unit. Unplug the power cord by
gripping the power plug, not the cord. Operate the radio using
only the current type of power source indicated. If you are not
sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your
dealer or local power company.
11. Do not overload wall outlets or extension cords. This can result
in a risk of fire or electrical shock. Never insert objects of any
kind into the radio through opening. The objects may touch
dangerous voltage points or short out parts. This could cause a
fire or electrical shock.
12. If the radio is left attended and unused for long periods of time,
unplug it form the wall outlet. This will prevent damage caused
by lightning or power line surges.
13. If the radio is left unattended and unused for a long period of
time, remove the batteries. The batteries may leak and damage
furniture of your radio.
14. Do not attempt to service the receiver yourself. Removing the
cover may expose you to dangerous voltage, and will void the
warranty. Refer all servicing to authorized service personnel.
15. Object and Liquid Entry-Never push objects of any kind into
this radio through opening as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric
shock. Never spill liquid of any kind of product.
16. The appliance should be serviced by qualified service personnel when:
A. The power supply cord or the plug has been damaged.
B. Objects have fallen or liquid had been spilled into the radio.
C. The radio has been exposed to rain or water.
D. The radio does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a
marked change in performance.
E. The radio has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.
The mains adaptor is used as the means of connecting the
radio to the mains supply. The mains socket used for the
radio must remain accessible during normal use. In order to
disconnect the radio from the mains completely, the mains
adaptor should be removed from the mains outlet completely.
Power on / off and Sleep Timer button
2 Band / Step button
3 NAP TIMER button
5 TUNING Up / Down and Snooze
7 Alarm 2 button
8 Alarm 1 button
9 LCD Display
10 Volume Control knob
11 Headphones socket
12 AUX in
13 Display Backlight Adjustment button
14 Logo and specification mark
15 FM antenna
16 Power socket
LCD display
Radio band and a.m. / p.m. display
Hour and minute digits
Second digits
Alarm indicators
Sleep timer
Nap timer
Week day
Clock set
Clock Setting (date and time)
Clock time has to be set before alarm setting.
1. Press and hold the TIME SET button for more than 2 seconds,
the display will show
, and flash the year digits.
2. Press TUNING Up/Down button to set the year.
3. Press the TIME SET button, then use the same way to set the
* press and hold the TUNING Up/Down button for fast-forward
or fast-backward.
4. Press the TIME SET button to set the hour with TUNING Up/Down
button. Same way (press TIME SET then TUNING Up/Down) to
the minute. The day of week is automatically set.
5. After the minute is set, then press the TIME SET button to complete
the setting.
● While setting, the setting will be cancelled after 10 seconds
without pressing any buttons.
● After the time is under setting, the setting won’t be cancelled even
you don’t press any button for more than 10 seconds. You need
to press the TIME SET button to complete the setting, and the
second digit will be set to 0 at the moment when you press the
TIME SET button.
Radio operation
Turn on the radio with the POWER button.
Tune into desired stations
Station selection
1. Press the TUNING up/down button, to tune into the frequency
of your desired stations
2. Scanning tuning- Press and hold the TUNING up/down button for
more than 0.5 seconds and release, the radio will search for the
next station.
1. Tune into the stations that you would like to store.
2. Select a STATION PRESET button (1-5) and press it for more
than 2 seconds until a beep sounds and the station is now stored.
When you store a new station in a preset, the station previously
stored will be automatically erased.
Recall the station memories
To recall the station memories, simply press the BAND button to
select the required bands and press the required STATION PRESET (1-5).
Turn the VOLUME knob to adjust the volume.
Alarm Clock
There are two alarms which can each be set to wake you to AM/FM
radio or buzzer alarm. The alarms may be set while the unit is in
standby mode or while playing. Ensure that the time is set correctly
before setting the alarms.
1. Before setting an alarm ensure the clock time is set. Press and
hold any of the Alarm button to enter the alarm setting (e.g. Alarm 1
button to enter the alarm 1 setting).
2. The hour setting of alarm 1, for example, will begin to flash.
Press the Tuning up/down button to select the required alarm
hour, and press the Display/ Time set button to confirm the setting.
Press the Tuning up/down button to select the required alarm
minute, and press the Display/ Time set button to confirm the
3. Then the display will show the frequency options for the alarm.
Press the Tuning up/down button to select the desired option
and press the Display/Time set button to confirm the setting.
The alarm options are as follows:
ONCE – the alarm will sound once
DAILY – the alarm will sound everyday
WEEKDAY – the alarm will sound only on weekdays (Monday to
WEEKEND –the alarm will sound only at weekends (Saturday
and Sunday)
4. Press the Tuning up/down to choose the required alarm type, and
then press the Display/ Time set button to confirm the setting.
The alarm can be set to buzzer, FM or AM. When radio mode is
selected, the radio frequency on the display will begin to flash.
Press the Tuning up/down to adjust the required radio frequency
or the required preset number for the radio alarm, then press the
Display/Time set button to confirm the setting.
5. Press the Tuning up/down to select the required alarm volume
and press the Display/ Time set button to confirm the setting.
The alarm has now been set. Symbol for active alarm (such as
) is shown on the display.
After the alarm is set, the alarm status will return to the clock time
after 10 seconds.
When the alarm sounds
When the buzzer alarm activates, the alarm will start softly and
gradually increase in level. It will sound for 1 minute and silence for
1 minute in repetition for 60 minutes unless cancelled. When the
other alarm types are set, the radio will sound non-stop at the selected time for up to 60 minutes.
When the radio alarm is activated, the alarm will go off in Humane
Waking System. It will increase its volume in 0.5increments from 0
to your set volume.
To deactivate a sounding alarm, press the Power on/ off button to
cancel a sounding alarm.
Disabling / cancelling alarm setting
To cancel the alarm setting, press and hold the corresponding
alarm button before the alarms sound off.
To interrupt the sounding alarm (radio or beep tone), press the
SNOOZE button. The alarm stops and begins again with interval of
5 minutes. The alarm will continue for an hour whatever being interrupted.
Nap timer
With the NAP button, you can select the period for the short term
alarm in 5 minutes steps from 5-120 minutes.
The Nap timer starts when you release the key. NAP will appear on
display. The alarm signal sounds after the period of time which you
have set.
If you wish to turn off the Nap timer before the time is up, simply
adjust the number of minutes by pressing NAP button to OFF and
release. NAP will disappear from display.
SLEEP timer – auto shut off
Continuously pressing the POWER button will activate the sleep
function, the radio will switch off automatically in 60,45,30,15,120,90.
The Sleep control begins when you release the POWER button
and display will appear the minutes.
After the minutes which selected, the radio turns itself off automatically
If you wish to turn off the radio beforehand, press POWER button.
And the SLEEP timer symbol will disappear.
Calendar Display
Press the TIME SET/DISPLAY button to see the date, and press
it again to see the year. The display will go back to the clock in 10
24/12 time format/Date format/FM AM step setting
1. Power off the radio.
2. Press and hold the BAND button for 4 seconds and the current
software version will flash on the display (e.g. P07)
3. Continuing pressing and holding the BAND button until you hear
the beep and the display will flash the current 24/12 time format.
Press the TUNING UP/DOWN button to select the option. Press
the BAND button to confirm the setting. Now the display will show
the date format.
4. Press the TUNING UP/ DOWN button to select the desired date
format. Press the BAND button to confirm the setting. Now the
display will show FM tuning step.
5. Press the TUNING UP/DOWN button to choose between 50 KHZ
or 100 KHZ and then press the BAND button to confirm the setting.
6. After the setting of FM tuning step, the display will show AM tuning
step. Press the TUNING UP/ DOWN button to choose between
9 KHZ or 10 KHZ and press the BAND button to confirm your
selection. Now the setting is completed.
AUX IN socket
Plug in external audio devices such as CD player to the AUX IN
socket (on the side of the radio), then play your device and press
the BAND button repeatedly until you see “AU” on the display.
The radio will amplify and play out the signal form your device.
The radio provides a Headphones socket to connect the headphones set. When plug in the headphones, the speaker is disconnected.
Display backlight adjustment
Turn the Display Backlight Adjustment button to adjust the back
light level.
There is a battery back up for 10 minutes which means: when the
power is unplugged or during a black-out, the clock and all the storages will be lost in about 10 minutes.
Factory reset
If your radio fails to operate correctly, or some digits on the display
are missing/incomplete or you simply just want to restore to original
factory setting, carry out the following procedure.
1. Power off the radio.
2. Press BAND button and preset 5 button simultaneously until 'dEF'
shown on the display and the beep sound is heard. Now the factory
reset is completed.
Technical data
Power supply:
120 Volt/60 Hz (USA version);
230 Volt/50 Hz (Europe version)/
Frequency coverage:
FM 87.5 – 108.0 MHz
AM 520 – 1710 kHz (USA version);
AM 522 – 1710 kHz (Europe version)
If at any time in the future you should need to dispose of this product please note that:
Waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please
recycle where facilities exist. Check with your Local Authority or retailer for recycling
advice. (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive)
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