Roberts Dreamdock 2 User Guide

Roberts Dreamdock 2 User Guide
ROBERTS
2
DAB / DAB+ / FM RDS Digital Clock Radio with dock for iPod® and iPhone®
Please read this manual before use
Contents
Controls ........................................................................... 2-4
Playing a file on your iPod or iPhone........................... 24-25
Remote handset battery replacement .................................5
Display modes - iPod mode...............................................25
Using the clock radio for the first time .................................6
Setting the alarm times ................................................ 26-28
Switching on your clock radio ..............................................7
Cancelling alarms ..............................................................29
Operating your clock radio...................................................8
Controlling alarm status .....................................................30
Selecting a station - DAB.....................................................9
Snooze function .................................................................31
Secondary services - DAB.................................................10
Sleep function ....................................................................32
Display options - DAB...................................................10-11
Setting the clock and date manually ............................ 33-34
Finding new stations - DAB ...............................................12
To return to auto clock set mode .......................................35
Signal strength display - DAB ............................................12
Equalizer function ........................................................ 36-39
Manual tuning - DAB .........................................................13
Display backlight dimmer...................................................40
Dynamic Range Control (DRC) - DAB...............................14
Contrast and viewing angle ...............................................40
Station order setup - DAB..................................................15
Software version ................................................................41
Prune stations - DAB .........................................................16
USB socket for iPhone or smartphone charging ...............41
Operating your clock radio - FM auto-tune ........................17
Language function .............................................................42
Manual tuning - FM............................................................18
System reset......................................................................43
Display options - FM ..........................................................19
Headphone socket.............................................................44
Presetting stations ....................................................... 20-21
Auxiliary input (Line in) socket ...........................................44
Stereo / Mono setting - FM ................................................22
Cautions ............................................................................45
Scan sensitivity - FM .........................................................23
Specifications and circuit features .....................................45
iPod and iPhone docking ...................................................24
Guarantee.............................................................Back page
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Controls (Top)
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1. Snooze button
6. Sleep button
11. Tuning Up / Fast-forward button
2. Select / Play / Pause button
7. Dimmer button
12. Mode button (DAB, FM, iPod, Aux in)
3. Alarm 2 button
8. Apple Lightning® connector
13. Menu button
4. Alarm 1 button
9. Preset button
14. On / Off / Volume control
5. Tuning Down / Rewind button
10. Info button
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Controls (front)
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15. LCD display
16. Speakers x 2
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17. Infra-red sensor
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Controls (rear)
18. DAB/FM wire aerial
19. Auxiliary input socket
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20. Headphone socket
21. USB Charging socket
22. USB socket (for software upgrades only)
DC In
12V
/2.5A
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23. DC in socket
Controls (remote control)
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1. On / Off button
2. iPod and iPhone button
3. FM button
4. DAB button
5. Mute button
6. Auxiliary in button
7. Tuning Up button
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13. Dimmer button
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14. Snooze button
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8. Menu button
9. Play / Pause button
10. Rewind button
11. Tuning Down button
12. Sleep button
15. Alarm button
16. Equalizer (EQ) button
17. Info button
18. Fast-forward button
19. Preset button
20. Select button
21. Volume Up / Down buttons
Note: For the sake of clarity, the instructions for the use of the controls throughout this instruction manual show the buttons on the clock radio. The
buttons on the remote can be used if you prefer. However the mute function is only available when using the remote control.
Please note: The mode button on the clock radio will access the DAB, FM, iPod and Auxiliary input modes.
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Remote handset battery replacement
1. With the aid of the end of a paper clip slide the catch to the right hand
side.
2. Remove the battery holder by pushing the holder in the direction
shown.
3. Remove the battery from the holder.
4. Replace the battery (CR2032 or equivalent) ensuring that the positive
side of the battery faces you with the holder positioned as shown.
5. Replace the battery holder.
If the remote is not to be used for an extended period of time it is
recommended that the battery is removed.
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IMPORTANT: The battery should not be exposed to excessive heat
such as sunshine, fire or the like. After use, disposable batteries should
if possible be taken to a suitable recycling centre. On no account should
batteries be disposed of by incineration.
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Using the clock radio for the first time
1. Place your clock radio on a flat surface.
2. Fully extend the wire aerial located on the rear of your clock radio.
Place the wire antenna so that it is as straight as possible extending
either above or below the radio.
DC In
12V
3. Insert the adaptor plug into the DC socket located on the rear of your
clock radio. Plug the adaptor into a standard 13 amp mains socket
outlet.
/2.5A
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IMPORTANT: The mains adaptor is used as the means of connecting
the clock radio to the mains supply. The mains socket used for the clock
radio must remain accessible during normal use. In order to disconnect
the clock radio from the mains completely, the mains adaptor should
be removed from the mains socket outlet completely.
4. When your clock radio is first switched on the clock display will show
'Welcome to Digital Radio' for a few seconds and the display will show
'00:00' and the unit will enter the Standby mode. It will then scan for
DAB radio stations and when stations have been found the clock and
date should be set automatically.
5. If no stations have been found then the clock will not set. You may need
to relocate your clock radio to a position giving better reception. You
should then carry out an auto-tune to find stations. See Finding new
stations on page 12. The clock will then be set from a DAB broadcast.
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Switching on your clock radio
Switching on - On / Off control in the Down position
1. Press and release the On / Off control to bring your radio out of standby.
The On / Off control will now be in the raised position.
2. While the clock radio is in use, press and release the On / Off control.
This will cause the radio to return to the standby mode and will latch
the control in the down position.
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Switching on - On / Off control in the Up position
1. Press and release the On / Off control twice to bring your radio out
of standby. The On / Off control will now be in the raised position.
2. While the clock radio is in use press and release the On / Off control.
This will cause the radio to return to the standby mode and will latch
the control in the down position.
Switching on using your remote control
1. Press and release the On / Off button to switch your clock radio on.
2. Press and release the On / Off button to return to standby mode.
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The operation of the remote control is unaffected by the position of
the On / Off control on the clock radio.
Volume control
1. While the clock radio is playing, the Volume control can be rotated
clockwise to increase the volume and anti-clockwise to decrease the
volume.
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2. Alternatively press the Volume Up or Down buttons on the remote
control as needed.
Menu button
1. To access or exit the menu system, press and release the Menu button
as needed.
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Operating your clock radio
1. Press the On / Off control to switch on your clock radio. (see page 7).
When first switched on, the clock radio will be in DAB mode. After each
use the clock radio will remember the mode used and then switch on
in that mode the next time that it is used.
2. If the radio has been used before, the last used station will be selected.
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3. If this is the first time that the clock radio has been used a scan of
the Band III DAB channels will be carried out (depending on whether
scanning was already completed in Standby mode). During the
scanning process the display will show progress of the station search.
The number on the right of the display is the number of stations that
have been found.
4. When the scan is completed the first station (in numeric-alpha order
0....9, A....Z) will be selected. The first station in the list of stations
found during scanning will be played. The display will show the station
name.
5. If no signals are found then 'OFF AIR' will be displayed and it may
be necessary to relocate your clock radio to a position giving better
reception. You should then carry out a scan to find stations as described
on page 12.
Note: When first switched on the radio will set the volume to a moderately
high level in case the broadcast is very quiet. After you have set the volume
using the Volume control (see page 7) the radio will remember the setting
that you have applied for the next time that it is used.
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Selecting a station - DAB
1. Press the On / Off control to switch on your clock radio.
2. Press and release the Mode button until the DAB mode is selected.
The display will show the name of the radio station currently selected.
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3. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to step through the list of
available stations.
4. When the desired station name appears on the display, press and
release the Select button to select the station. The display will show
'Connecting' while your clock radio finds the new station.
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5. Adjust the Volume to the required setting.
Note: If after selecting a station the display shows 'OFF AIR' it may be
necessary to relocate your clock radio to a position giving better reception.
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Secondary services - DAB
1. Certain radio stations have one or more secondary services associated
with them. If a station has a secondary service associated with it then
the secondary service will then appear immediately after the primary
service as you press the Tuning Up button.
2. To tune to the secondary service, press and release the Select button.
Most secondary services do not broadcast continually and if the selected
service is not available, the radio will re-tune to the associated primary
service.
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Display options - DAB
Your radio has a range of display options when in DAB mode:-
a
1. Press and release the Info button to cycle through the various options.
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a. Scrolling text
Displays scrolling text messages such
as artist/track name, phone in number,
etc.
b. Programme type
Displays the type of station being
listened to e.g. Pop, Classic, News, etc.
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c. Multiplex Name
Displays the name of the DAB multiplex
to which the current station belongs.
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d. Date
Displays the current date.
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e. Frequency & channel
f. Bit rate & audio type
g. Signal strength
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Displays frequency and channel number
for the currently tuned DAB station.
Displays the digital bit rate and audio type
for the currently tuned DAB station.
Displays a graph showing the signal
strength for the currently tuned DAB
station. The clear unfilled rectangle
indicates minimum signal level
required for satisfactory reception.
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Finding new stations - DAB
As time passes new stations may become available. To find new stations
proceed as follows.
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1. Press and release the Menu button.
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until the display shows 'Scan'.
3. Press and release the Select button. Your radio will perform a scan
of the Band III DAB channels. As new stations are found, the station
counter on the right-hand side of the display will increase and stations
will be added to the list.
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Signal strength display - DAB
1. Press and release the Info button until the lower line of the display
shows signal strength.
2. Position your clock radio and try adjusting the aerial as to give maximum
number of black rectangles on the signal strength display. Normally,
the best reception will be found with the aerial fully extended.
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3. The clear unfilled rectangle indicates minimum signal level required
for satisfactory reception.
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Manual tuning - DAB
Manual tuning allows you to tune your clock radio to a particular DAB
frequency in Band III. Any new stations found will be added to the station
list. This function can also be used to assist the positioning of the aerial or
the clock radio to optimise reception for a specific channel or frequency.
Note that UK DAB stations are located in the range of channels 11B to 12D.
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1. Press and release the Menu button.
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until the display shows 'Manual
tune'. Press and release the Select button to enter the manual tuning
mode.
3. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select the desired DAB
channel.
4. Press and release the Select button. The open block in the signal
strength graph shows you the minimum signal strength needed for
good DAB reception. The signal blocks will go up and down showing
the changing signal strength as you adjust the wire aerial or the clock
radio position. Any new radio stations found on the tuned DAB multiplex
will be added to the list stored in the radio.
5. Press and release the Select button to return to the normal tuning
mode.
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Dynamic Range Control (DRC) - DAB
Dynamic range control (also known as DRC) can make quieter sounds
easier to hear when your clock radio is used in a noisy environment.
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There are three levels of compression:
DRC 0
No compression applied. (default)
DRC 1
Maximum compression applied.
DRC 1/2 Medium compression applied.
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1. Press the On / Off control to switch on your clock radio.
2. Press and release the Mode button until the DAB mode is selected.
3. Press and release the Menu button.
4. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'DRC Value' appears on
the display. Press and release the Select button. The current DRC
value will be marked with an asterisk.
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5. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select the required DRC setting
(default is 0) .
6. Press and release the Select button to confirm the setting. The display
will return to the previous display.
Note: Not all DAB broadcasts are able to use the DRC function. If the
broadcast does not support DRC, then the DRC setting in the clock radio
will have no effect.
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Station order setup - DAB
Your clock radio has 3 station order settings from which you can choose.
The station order settings are, alphanumeric, ensemble and valid.
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Note: The default station order on your clock radio is alphanumeric.
1. Press the On / Off control to switch on your clock radio.
2. Press and release the Mode button until the DAB mode is selected.
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3. Press and release the Menu button.
4. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Station order' shows on
the display. Press and release the Select button to enter the station
order adjustment mode. The current station order will be marked with
an asterisk.
5. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose between
'Alphanumeric', 'Ensemble' and 'Valid'.
'Alphanumeric' - sorts the station list alpha-numerically 0...9 A...Z.
'Ensemble' - organises the station list by DAB multiplex.
'Valid' - shows only those stations for which a signal can be found.
6. Press and release the Select button to select the required station
order.
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Prune stations - DAB
Over time, some DAB services may stop broadcasting, or may change
location and then not be able to receive a station. In order to remove such
stations from the DAB station list, the Prune stations function will delete
the DAB stations from your station list that can no longer be received.
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Stations which cannot be found or which have not been received for a very
long time are shown in the station list with a question mark.
1. Press the On / Off button to switch on your clock radio.
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2. Press and release the Mode button until the DAB mode is selected.
3. Press and release the Menu button.
4. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Prune' appears on the
display. Press and release the Select button.
5. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select 'Yes'. Press and release
the Select button to cause the stations list to be pruned, eliminating
unavailable stations.
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6. If you do not wish to prune stations select 'No' in step 5 and then
press and release the Select button. The display will revert back to
the previous display.
Note: If you have moved to a different part of the country you should
also carry out a search for new stations (please see the section 'Finding
new stations' on page 12).
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Operating your clock radio - FM auto-tune
1. Fully extend the wire aerial located on the rear of your clock radio.
Place the wire antenna so that it is as straight as possible extending
either above or below the radio.
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2. Press the On / Off control to switch on your clock radio.
3. Press and release the Mode button until the FM mode is selected.
4. Press and hold down the Tuning Up button for 2 - 3 seconds to cause
your radio to search from low frequency to high frequency and to stop
automatically when it finds a station of sufficient strength.
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5. After a few seconds the display will update. The display will show the
frequency of the signal found. If the signal is strong enough and there
is RDS data present then the radio may display the station name.
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6. To find other stations press and hold the Tuning Up button as before.
7. Press and hold down the Tuning Down button for 2 - 3 seconds to
cause your radio to search from high frequency to low frequency and
to stop automatically when it finds a station of sufficient strength.
8. When the end of the waveband is reached your radio will recommence
tuning from the opposite end of the waveband.
9. Adjust the Volume to the required setting.
10. To switch off your clock radio, press the On / Off control.
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Note:
If you find that FM reception is poor, try repositioning the wire aerial. Fully
extend the wire aerial located on the rear of your clock radio. Place the
wire antenna so that it is as straight as possible extending either above or
below the radio. If you find that an FM broadcast has a lot of background
hiss, this may often be reduced by setting the radio into Mono reception
mode for the current FM station. Please refer to the section "Stereo / Mono
setting - FM" on page 22 for further details.
Manual tuning - FM
1. Fully extend the wire aerial located on the rear of your clock radio.
Place the wire antenna so that it is as straight as possible extending
either above or below the radio.
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2. Press the On / Off control to switch on your clock radio.
3. Press and release the Mode button until the FM mode is selected.
4. Repeatedly press and release the Tuning Up or Down buttons to
tune to a station. The frequency will change in steps of 50kHz.
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If the radio is tuned to a station of sufficient signal strength with RDS
information present, then the display may change to show the station
name.
5. When the waveband end is reached the radio will recommence tuning
from the opposite waveband end.
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6. Adjust the Volume to the required setting.
7. To switch off your clock radio, press the On / Off control.
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Note:
If you find that FM reception is poor, try repositioning the wire aerial. Fully
extend the wire aerial located on the rear of your clock radio. Place the
wire antenna so that it is as straight as possible extending either above or
below the radio. If you find that an FM broadcast has a lot of background
hiss, this may often be reduced by setting the radio into Mono reception
mode for the current FM station. Please refer to the section "Stereo / Mono
setting - FM" on page 22 for further details.
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Display options - FM
Your clock radio has a range of display options for FM mode:The Radio Data System (RDS) is a system in which inaudible digital
information is transmitted in addition to the normal FM radio programme.
RDS offers several useful features. The following are available on your
clock radio.
1. Press and release the Info button to cycle through the various options.
a. Scrolling text
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a
Displays scrolling text messages such
as artist/track name, phone in number,
etc.
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b. Programme type
Displays type of station being listened to
e.g. Pop, Classic, News, etc.
c. Frequency
Displays the frequency of the station being
listened to.
d. Audio mode
Display shows Stereo or Mono.
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Display options - FM cont.
e. Date
Displays the current date.
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Note: Your radio will display 'Radio Text' if there is no scrolling text and
'Program Type' if there is no programme type information.
Presetting stations
You may store your preferred DAB and FM radio stations to the preset
station memories. There are 20 memory presets in your clock radio, 10
for DAB and 10 for FM. Presets are remembered by your clock radio in
the event of a power failure.
The procedure for setting presets and using them to tune to stations is the
same for FM and DAB modes, and is described below.
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DAB
1. Press the On / Off control to switch on the clock radio.
2. Press and release the Mode button to select the desired DAB or FM
waveband.
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3. Tune to the required station as previously described.
4. Press and hold the Preset button. The display will show, for example,
'1: (Empty)' if no station has been stored to that preset.
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Continue on the next page.
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5. Use the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select the desired preset
station number under which you wish to store the station.
6. Press and release the Select button so that the display shows, for
example, 'Preset 1 stored'. The station will be stored under the chosen
preset. Repeat this procedure for the remaining presets.
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7. Stations which have been stored in preset memories may be overwritten
by following the above procedure.
Recalling a preset station
1. Press the On / Off control to switch on the clock radio.
2. Press and release the Mode button to select the desired waveband.
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3. Press and release the Preset button. The display will show, for example,
'1: (Empty)' if no station has been stored to that preset. If a preset
has been stored, then the display will show either the station name
(for DAB stations) or the frequency (for FM stations).
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FM
4. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select the desired preset
station.
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5. Press and release the Select button. Your radio will tune to the chosen
station stored in the preset memory.
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Stereo / Mono setting - FM
Your radio will play stereo FM broadcasts in stereo provided that the
received signal is of adequate strength. However, as a stereo signal
becomes weaker the audio signal will become poorer. It may be preferable
to force the radio to play the station in mono in order to reduce the level
of background hiss.
1. Press the On / Off control to switch on your radio.
2. Tune to the required FM radio station as previously described (see
pages 17,18).
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3. Press and release the Select button so that the display shows 'Mono
override: On'. The radio will play FM stations in mono.
4. If you wish to cancel the Mono override while listening to the currently
tuned radio station, press and release the Select button so that the
display shows 'Mono override: Off'. The radio will play FM stations in
stereo if the signal is sufficiently strong.
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Scan sensitivity setting - FM
Your radio will normally scan for FM broadcasts which are strong enough
to give good reception. However, you may wish the Auto-scan function
to also be able to find weaker signals, possibly from more distant radio
transmitters. Your radio includes a local / distant option for the Auto-scan
function.
1. Press the On / Off control to switch on your clock radio.
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2. If needed, press and release the Mode button until the FM mode is
selected.
3. Press and release the Menu button.
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4. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until the display shows 'Scan
Zone'. Press and release the Select button to enter the scan zone
selection menu. The current setting will be marked with an asterisk.
5. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to switch between Local and
Distant options on the lower line of the display. The Distant option will
allow the radio to find weaker signals when scanning.
6. Press and release the Select button to confirm your selection. The
radio will then revert to the normal information display. The Local or
Distant setting is stored in the radio and remains in force until changed
or until a System Reset.
Note: The initial setting (out of the box, or after a System Reset) causes
the radio to ignore weaker (or more distant) signals.
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iPod® and iPhone docking
Apple Lightning connector
Your clock radio has an iPod dock facility which allows you to play digital audio
files and video soundtracks held on your iPod or iPhone using the clock radio's
loudspeakers.
Your clock radio uses the Apple Lightning® connector introduced by Apple in 2012.
Throughout this section of this book, iPod means iPod or iPhone.
Docking your iPod or iPhone
1. Carefully place your iPod onto the Lightning connector.
Note: If you dock your iPod whilst the radio is playing it will automatically change
to the iPod mode. If you dock your iPod whilst the radio is in Standby mode you
will need to press the Mode button as described below.
2. To select the iPod mode press the Mode button until 'iPod' shows on the display.
If it was previously playing, your iPod will switch on and continue playing from
where it was previously stopped.
Note: Your clock radio is able to recharge your iPod internal battery. Your iPod will
use its backlight settings as configured. If these need changing, use the Settings
menu on your iPod.
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Playing a file on your iPod or iPhone
1. Use the touch screen on your iPod to select the content to be played.
2. Adjust the volume to the required setting using the Volume control on your
clock radio.
3. To pause playback press the Play / Pause button. To resume playback press
the Play / Pause button again.
4. iPod does not have a Stop button (it uses the Pause function). To play an
alternative selection, use the iPod menus to make the selection using the Play
/ Pause button to stop playing the current item if needed.
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Search function
1. While the iPod is playing, press and hold the Fast-forward or Rewind
buttons to move through the current file or track. Release the button
when the desired point in the file or track is reached.
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2. Press and release either the Fast-forward or Rewind buttons to start
playing the next or previous file or track.
Display modes - iPod mode
Your clock radio has a range of display options when in iPod mode:1. Press and release the Info button to cycle through the various options.
a. Title
a
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Displays the title of the track currently playing.
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b. Album
Displays the name of the album from which the current
track is taken.
c. Artist
Displays the name of the artist for the track currently
playing.
d. Date
Display shows the current date.
Whenever the clock radio is displaying an information screen, the playback
progress of the current track will be displayed.
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Setting alarm times
Your clock radio has two alarms which can be set to wake you to DAB,
FM radio, iPod or beep type alarm. Each alarm can be set to sound once,
daily, on weekdays or at weekends. The alarms may be set while the unit
is in Standby mode or while playing. Alarms will be retained in the event
of a power failure.
Note: If no buttons are pressed for 10 seconds, your clock radio will exit
the alarm setup. To exit the alarm setup at any time press and release
the alarm button.
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To switch the alarm on or off without changing the other alarm settings
press the Alarm 1 or 2 button and then press the Tuning Up or Down
buttons to toggle On or Off. Then press Select button to save.To
change any other alarm settings follow the procedure below.
1. Press and release the Alarm 1 or 2 button. 'Alarm 1 Setup' will show
on the display. Press and release the Select button to enter the alarm
setup.
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2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select On or Off. If Off is
selected any current setting for that alarm will be cancelled.
3. With 'On' selected, press and release the Select button to cause the
alarm hour digits to flash on the display.
4. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose the desired alarm
hour. Press and hold the Tuning Up or Down buttons to advance the
time quickly.
5. Press and release the Select button to enter the hour setting. The
alarm minute digits will flash on the display.
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6. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose the desired alarm
minute.
7. Press and release the Select button to enter the minutes setting. The
alarm source option will flash on the display.
8. Repeatedly press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose the
desired alarm source (Buzzer, DAB, FM or iPod). Press and release
the Select button to enter the setting.
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If setting the alarm to the radio option, the radio alarm may be set to
any of the stations which have been stored as presets or to the 'Last
Listened' radio station.
Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose from the preset 1-10
or 'Last Listened' on the display. Press and release the Select button.
Note: You can only set the alarm to use a preset which has already
been stored.
9. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose the desired alarm
day option:
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Once
- will sound at one time only
Daily
- will sound everyday
Weekdays
- will sound only on weekdays
Weekends
- will sound only on weekends
If setting the alarm to once only, continue with step 10 below. Otherwise
skip to step 16 on the following page.
10. Press and release the Select button to enter the setting. The alarm
day will flash on the display.
11. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose the alarm day.
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6-11
7-10
12. Press and release the Select button to enter the alarm day setting.
The alarm month will flash on the display.
13. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose the alarm month.
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13-18
14. Press and release the Select button to enter the alarm month setting.
The alarm year will flash on the display.
15. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose the alarm year.
12-19
16. Press and release the Select button to enter the setting.
17. The alarm volume will show on the display. The clock radio uses the
saved volume setting for each alarm when it sounds.
18. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select the desired alarm
volume.
19. Press and release the Select button to confirm the alarm settings.
'Alarm Saved' will show on the display. The clock radio will exit the
alarm menu.
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Active alarms are indicated in the display by the
corresponding alarm number.
symbol and the
Important: If using your iPod or iPhone as the source for the alarm, then
be sure to dock your iPod or iPhone. If the iPod or iPhone is not detected
a buzzer alarm will sound instead.
When the alarm sounds
The alarm will sound at the selected times for up to 60 minutes unless
cancelled. The volume used for the alarm will be specified during the
alarm setting procedure. If the radio cannot connect to the specified radio
station, the buzzer will be used instead.
Note: If the radio is switched on because of a radio alarm you can control
basic functions such as the volume control.
When the buzzer alarm activates it will start softly and gradually increase
in level.
The alarm icon will flash on the screen and the radio will automatically
switch back to standby mode when the 60 minutes have elapsed.
To cancel the alarm press the On / Off control or one of the alarm buttons.
You may have to press the On / Off control more than once depending
on the position of the control.
If the alarm sounds when the On / Off control is in the down position then
the first press (down to up) will cancel the alarm but will leave the radio
playing. A second press (up to down) will put the radio into standby.
Alternatively, you may use the On / Off button on the remote control.
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Controlling alarm status using the product
When your clock radio is in standby the alarms can be controlled using
the alarm buttons on the product. This avoids the risk of disturbance to
someone who is asleep.
1
The same method can be used to switch the alarm on or off while the
radio is playing.
1. To change the states of the alarms press and hold Alarm button
1 or 2.
1
2
Controlling alarm status using the remote control Standby
When your clock radio is in standby, the alarms can be controlled using
the Alarm button on the remote control. This avoids the risk of disturbance
to someone who is asleep.
1
1. To change the states of the alarms press and release the Alarm button
on the remote control. The display will cycle through all combinations
of alarms on and off on both alarms.
2. To save the alarm status press and release the Select button. 'Alarm
Saved' will show on the display.
2
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Snooze function
1. When the radio, iPod or buzzer alarm sounds, pressing the Snooze
button will silence the alarm for the selected number of minutes. The
Snooze duration can be adjusted between 5 and 30 minutes in 5
minute increments. The default setting is 5 minutes.
1
When the Snooze button has been pressed during an alarm, the
Snooze symbol SNOOZE will flash. This sequence can be repeated during
the 60 minute alarm period.
2
2. To cancel the Snooze function, press the On / Off control. You may
have to press the control more than once depending on the position
of the control.
To set the snooze time
The snooze duration may be set while the unit is in standby or while playing.
1. To set the snooze to the desired snooze time, press and release the
Menu button.
1
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Snooze Duration' appears
on the display. Press and release the Select button.
2,3
2,3
3. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to choose the desired snooze
setting from between 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 minutes.
4. Press and release the Select button to enter the desired snooze
duration. The clock radio will exit the menu.
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2,4
Sleep function
Your clock radio can be set to turn off after a preset time has elapsed.
The sleep setting can be adjusted between 5 and 90 minutes in 5 minute
increments. Ensure your clock radio is switched On.
1-6
1. When using your clock radio, press the Sleep button. 'Sleep Time'
appears on the display.
2. Repeatedly press the Sleep button to select the desired sleep time.
The sleep setting will increase in 5 minute increments from 5 minutes
up to 90 minutes. A further press will cause the sleep timer to be set
to Off which will cancel the sleep function.
Alternatively you may use the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select
the desired sleep time.
3
3. Press and release the Select button. The display will exit the sleep
options. The sleep symbol
will show on the display.
4. Your clock radio will switch off after the preset sleep time has elapsed.
5. To cancel the sleep timer and switch off your clock radio before the
chosen sleep time has elapsed, press the On / Off control.
To cancel the sleep timer without switching off your clock radio,
repeatedly press the Sleep button until 'Off' is displayed.
6. When the sleep time has been set you may view the remaining sleep
time. Press the Sleep button. The remaining sleep time will show on
the display.
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Setting the clock manually
Normally your clock radio will set its clock automatically using the DAB
radio signal. If no DAB signal is available and you need to set the time
manually, please follow the procedure shown below. The clock may be
set while the unit is in standby mode or while playing.
1
1. To set the clock time, press and release the Menu button.
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Time Set' appears on the
display. Press and release the Select button.
3. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Set Time/Date' appears
on the display.
4. Press and release the Select button. The hour digits will then flash
on the display.
5. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to set the desired hour.
6. Press and release the Select button to enter the hour setting.
7. The minute digits will then flash on the display. Press the Tuning Up
or Down buttons to set the desired minute.
8. Press and release the Select button. The day will then flash on the
display.
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2-7
2-7
2-8
9. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to change the day as needed.
10. Press and release the Select button to enter the day setting. The
month will then flash on the display.
11. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select the current month.
9-13
9-13
10-14
12. Press and release the Select button to enter the month setting. The
year will then flash on the display.
13. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select the current year.
14. Press and release the Select button to confirm the date setting. 'Time
Saved' will show on the display and the clock radio will exit the menu.
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To return to auto clock set mode
The auto clock set mode may be set while the unit is in standby or while
playing.
1
1. Press and release the Menu button.
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Time Set' appears on the
display. Press and release the Select button.
3. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Auto update' appears on
the display. Press and release the Select button. The current setting
will be marked with an asterisk.
2-4
2-4
2-4
4. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to select either 'Update from
Any, Update from DAB, Update from FM or No update.' Press and
release the Select button to confirm the setting.
5. If you choose 'Update from DAB' the clock radio will set its time
according to the information received with the DAB broadcast when
the radio is tuned to a DAB station.
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Equalizer function using the clock radio's buttons
The sound on your clock radio can be adjusted to suit your personal taste
for the material that you are listening to. The clock radio has six preset
equalizer options. Alternatively, you may set the bass and treble levels to
your own preferences.
2
1. Press the On / Off control to switch on your clock radio.
2. Press and release the Menu button.
3,5
3,5
3. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'EQ Set' appears on the
display.
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4,5
4. Press and release the Select button to enter the EQ setup menu. The
current setting will be marked with an asterisk.
5. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to cycle through the
various options until the desired option is displayed. Press and release
the Select button. After several seconds the clock radio will exit the
menu.
a. Normal - no tone modification is applied
b. Jazz
c. Rock
d. Pop
e. Classic
f. News
g. Treble - tone setting may be adjusted
h. Bass - tone setting may be adjusted
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For details on setting the bass and treble settings, please
see overleaf.
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Treble control
1. Follow steps 1-4 on the proceding page to enter the EQ setup menu.
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to cycle through the options
until 'USER SET' appears on the display.
2-9
2-9
3. Press and release the Select button. Press and release the Tuning
Up or Down buttons until 'Treble' shows on the display.
4. Press and release the Select button. The current treble setting will
show on the display.
3-10
5. To adjust the Treble setting press and release the Tuning Up or Down
buttons until the desired level is displayed.
6. Press and release the Select button to confirm the setting.
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Bass control
7. To set the Bass setting follow steps 1 - 3 above and press the Tuning
Up or Down buttons until 'Bass' shows on the display.
8. Press and release the Select button. The current Bass setting will
show on the display.
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9. To adjust the Bass setting press and release the Tuning Up or Down
buttons until the desired level is displayed.
10. Press and release the Select button to confirm the setting.
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To quickly cancel the effect of the treble or bass settings press the
Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Normal' appears on the display.
The treble or bass settings will be remembered for the next time that
you wish to adjust them.
Equalizer function using the remote control
1. Press and release the Equalizer button and press and release the
Tuning Up or Down buttons to cycle through the various options.
Press and release the Select button to confirm the setting.
a. Normal - no tone modification is applied
1
1
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b. Jazz
c. Rock
1
d. Pop
e. Classic
f. News
g. Treble - tone setting may be adjusted
1
h. Bass - tone setting may be adjusted
Treble control
1. Press the Equalizer button and then the Tuning Up or Down buttons
to cycle through the options until 'USER SET' appears on the display.
1
2-5
2. Press and release the Select button. Press and release the Tuning
Up or Down buttons until 'Treble' shows on the display.
3. Press and release the Select button.The current Treble setting will be
shown on the display.
1-4
4. To adjust the Treble setting press and release the Tuning Up or Down
buttons until the desired level is displayed.
5. Press and release the Select button to confirm the setting.
1-4
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Bass control
1. Press the Equalizer button and then the Tuning Up or Down buttons
to cycle through the options until 'USER SET' appears on the display.
2. Press and release the Select button. Press and release the Tuning
Up or Down buttons until 'Bass' shows on the display.
2-5
1
3. Press and release the Select button.The current Bass setting will be
shown on the display.
1-4
4. To adjust the Bass setting press and release the Tuning Up or Down
buttons until the desired level is displayed.
5. Press and release the Select button to confirm the setting.
1-4
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Mute function (Remote control only)
Pressing the Mute button will mute the output from the loudspeakers.
1. Press the Mute button to mute the sound output.
2. Press the Mute button again or one of the Volume buttons to un-mute
the sound output.
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1,2
Clock display
1. When your clock radio is in standby mode the time and date will be
displayed.
Display backlight dimmer
The brightness of the display can be adjusted while the unit is in standby
mode or while playing.
1
1. In order to adapt the intensity of the display to suit the ambient room
lighting, press the Dimmer button to select the dimmer brightness
from Low, Mid, High and an almost off 'night-time' setting.
Contrast / viewing angle control
The contrast of the display can be adjusted while the unit is in standby
mode or while playing. The adjustment also changes the angle from which
the display can best be seen.
1
1. Press and release the Menu button.
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Contrast' appears on the
display. Press and release the Select button.
3. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons to adjust the contrast. The
contrast level indication on the screen will change at the same time.
2,3
2,3
2,4
4. Press and release the Select button to confirm the setting.
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Software version
The software display cannot be altered and is just for your reference.
1. Press and release the Menu button.
1,4
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'SW version' appears on
the display.
3.
Press and release the Select button to view the software information.
4. Press and release the Menu buttont to exit the menu.
2
2
3
USB socket for iPhone or smartphone charging
Your clock radio has a USB socket which can be used for charging an
iPhone or smart phone and similar devices. This may be used to charge
devices which are not compatible with the lightning connector.
Charge time may vary and in some cases may take longer to charge than
when using the manufacturers charging unit supplied with the smart phone.
1. Ensure your clock radio is plugged in.
DC In
2. Connect your smart phone to the USB charging socket at the rear of
your clock radio.
3. Your iPhone or smart phone will begin to charge.
4. Once your iPhone or smart phone has charged remove the USB lead.
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12V
2
Upgrade
/2.5A
Language function
Your clock radio can be configured to display menus in a different language.
The Language can be adjusted while the unit is in standby mode or while
playing.
1
1. Press and release the Menu button to enter the menu.
2. Press and release the Tuning Up or Down buttons until the display
shows 'Language'.
3. Press and release the Select button to enter the language adjustment
menu. The current setting will be marked with an asterisk.
2-4
2-4
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3,5
4. Press and release the Tuning Up or Down buttons until your desired
language appears on the display.
5. Press and release the Select button to confirm your choice. The display
will change to the chosen language.
USB socket for software upgrade
As software updates become available software and information on how
to update your clock radio may be found at www.robertsradio.com
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System reset
If your clock radio fails to operate correctly, or some digits on the display
are missing or incomplete carry out the following procedure. The system
reset can be carried out while the unit is in standby mode or while playing.
1
1. Press and release the Menu button.
2. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Factory Reset' appears
on the display. Press and release the Select button.
3. Press the Tuning Up or Down buttons until 'Yes' is highlighted on
the display. If you do not wish to carry out a system reset, highlight
'No' and then press the Select button. The display will revert to the
previous display.
4. With 'Yes' selected, press and release the Select button. A full reset
will be performed. The station list and presets will be erased. Alarms
will be cancelled and snooze and sleep timer settings will be set to
their default values. The display will show 'Welcome to Digital Radio'
and the date and time will be set.
5. See 'Using your clock radio for the first time' page 6.
In case of malfunction due to electrostatic discharge, reset the product
using the above procedure. In some circumstances it may be necessary to disconnect and then reconnect the mains power in order to
resume normal operation.
If a problem persists please refer to the guarantee section at the back
of this instruction book which explains how to obtain support for your
clock radio.
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2,3
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2-4
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Headphone socket
A 3.5mm stereo Headphone Socket located on the rear of your clock
radio is provided for use with either headphones or an earpiece. Inserting
a plug automatically mutes the internal loudspeaker.
Please be aware that the sensitivity of headphones can vary widely. We
therefore recommend setting the volume to a low level before connecting
headphones to the clock radio.
IMPORTANT: Excessive sound pressure from earphones and headphones
can cause hearing loss.
DC In
12V
/2.5A
Upgrade
To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high
volume levels for long periods.
Auxiliary Input (Line in) socket
A 3.5mm stereo Auxiliary Input socket is provided on the rear of your
clock radio to permit an audio signal to be fed into the unit from an external
audio device such as iPod, MP3 or CD player.
DC In
1. Connect a stereo or mono audio source (for example, iPod, MP3 or
CD player) to the Auxiliary Input socket (marked "Aux In").
12V
1
/2.5A
Upgrade
2. Press and release the Mode button until 'Aux In' is selected on the
display. Auxiliary input mode is only available when a plug is inserted
into the Auxiliary Input socket.
2
3. Adjust the Volume control on your iPod, MP3 or CD player to ensure
an adequate signal and then adjust the volume on the clock radio for
comfortable listening.
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Cautions
Do not allow this clock radio to be exposed to water, steam or sand. Do
not leave your clock radio where excessive heat could cause damage
such as in a parked car where the heat from the sun can build up even
though the outside temperature may not seem too high. It is recommended
that the DAB band be used wherever possible as better results in terms
of quality and freedom from interference will usually be obtained than on
the the FM band.
•
The name plate is located on the underside of the unit.
Specifications
Your clock radio should not be exposed to dripping or splashing and
that no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on
the clock radio.
•
It is recommended to operate the product such that there is a minimum
distance (10cm recommended) to adjacent objects in order to ensure
good ventilation.
•
The ventilation of the product should not be restricted by covering it or
its ventilation openings with items such as newspapers, tablecloths,
curtains etc.
•
No naked flame sources such as lighted candles should be placed on
the product.
•
It is recommended to avoid using or storing the product at extremes
of temperature. Avoid leaving the unit in cars, on window sills, in direct
sunlight etc.
Circuit Features
Power Requirements
Mains
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AC 100
240V 50/60Hz (Adaptor)
Frequency Coverage
FM
87.5-108MHz
DAB
174.928 - 239.200MHz
Loudspeaker
57mm
Output Power
2 x 1.8 Watts
Headphone socket
3.5mm dia
Auxiliary Input socket
3.5mm dia
Aerial System
FM
Wire aerial
DAB
Wire aerial
The Company reserves the right to amend the specification without notice.
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“Made for iPod” and “Made for iPhone” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod and 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.
iPhone and iPod are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Lightning is a trademark of Apple Inc.
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Guarantee
This product is guaranteed for twelve months from the date of purchase by the original owner against failure due to faulty workmanship or component
breakdown, subject to the procedure stated below. Should any component or part fail during this guarantee period it will be repaired or replaced free
of charge.
The guarantee does not cover:
1. Damage resulting from incorrect use.
2. Consequential damage.
3. Product with removed or defaced serial numbers.
Procedure:
Any claim under this guarantee should be made through the dealer from whom the product was purchased. It is likely that your Roberts dealer will be
able to attend to any defect quickly and efficiently, but should it be necessary the dealer will return the product to the company’s service department
for attention. In the event that it is not possible to return the product to the Roberts dealer from whom it was purchased, please contact Roberts Radio
using the contact details on the www.robertsradio.com website.
For product repairs falling outside the guarantee period, please refer to the “customer care” tab on the www.robertsradio.com website.
These statements do not affect the statutory rights of a consumer.
ROBERTS RADIO LIMITED
PO Box 130
Mexborough
South Yorkshire
S64 8YT
Website: http://www.robertsradio.com
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