Version 1
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance
with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or groundingtype plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than
the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third
grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet. consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where
they exit from the apparatus.
11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified
by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is
used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination
to avoid injury from tip-over.
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused
for long periods of time.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way,
such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged. liquid has been
spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus
has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
15. To Reduce the Risk of Fire or Electric Shock, Do not Expose
This Appliance To Rain or Moisture.
16. The Shock Hazard Marking and Associated Graphical Symbol
is provided on the bottom panel of unit.
17. Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no
objects filled with liquids, shall not be placed on the apparatus.
18. Batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
The U-1 is designed and manufactured to meet the satisfaction of
usage around the house, yard, garage, campsite and worksite. The
full range 6 1/2 inches speakers produces high quality rich sound.
The high impact cushion around the radio is made to endure a
five-feet drop and also water resistant housing provides protection
when used poolside, by the lake and outdoors.
The apparatus is not for permanent outdoor use.
The U-1 has been fully tested to be certain it meets Sangean quality control standards. Please read this manual carefully before using it to make sure you realize all the outstanding features built into
this terrific radio set.
* To avoid electric shock when using the appliance outdoors,
use the batteryonly when the weather is wet.
* Do not plug the AC lead into the AC outlet if the outlet is still
wet. Make sure that the outlet is dry before and after use.
* Please use the rubber covers for DC IN/AUX IN/MIC IN/
EARPHONE when using the appliance outdoors. If water gets
into the appliance it may cause electric shock.
Power and AM/FM/AUX
IN band selector
Tuning LED indicator
Tuning Control
Volume Control
Battery Compartment
AUX/FM band indicator
LED illuminator switch
DC IN (9-14V) socket for
vehicle and boat power
LED light
Microphone socket
AUX IN socket
12 Headphones socket
13 Open to AC cord compartment
14 Loudspeaker
15 AM band /Microphone indicator
16 Carrying Handle
17 Soft and bendable spring antenna
18 Dial scale
Power the radio
1. Battery operation
Installing the batteries, first turn battery cover fixture anti-clockwise
to loosen and put down the battery cover. Insert 6 x D size (UM-1)
battery into the compartment. Ensure the battery is inserted in accordance with the diagram shown.
Close the battery cover and fasten the fixture by turning clockwise.
If the radio is not to be used for any extended period of time, it is
recommended that the battery is removed from the radio.
2. AC operation
Before you plug the AC cord into the AC socket, be sure the voltage is correct. If you have batteries in the radio and use the AC
power cord , the batteries will automatically be disconnected.
Switch the “Open” to the AC cord compartment to OPEN position,
pull back the compartment door and cylinder of the AC cord storage,
pull out the AC cord to get the required length to the AC socket.
You can store the AC cord after use in the opposite way you pull
out the AC cord.
3. Powered via DC IN socket
The radio can be also powered via the DC IN socket which can allow 9-14 Volt DC. which is designed to be powered by the vehicle
or the boat so you can take the radio with you outdoors or on the
Operating your radio FM
1. Turn on the radio by switching the Power knob to FM position.
The FM band indicator will be lit on.
2. Rotate the Tuning Control to select the desired station. On FM,
the tuning scale is marked in MHz (Megahertz). The Tuning LED
will be lit on, if the radio station has been correctly tuned.
3. Adjust the Volume Control for comfortable listening.
4. To switch off the radio, turn the Power knob to OFF position.
5. The soft spring antenna is used for FM reception.
Operating your radio AM (MW)
1. Turn on your radio by switching the Power knob to AM position.
AM band indicator will be lit on.
2. Rotate the Tuning Control to select the desired station. On AM,
the tuning scale is marked in kHz (Kilohertz). The tuning LED will
be lit on , if the radio station has been correctly tuned.
3. Rotate your radio for best AM reception.
4. Adjust the Volume Control for comfortable listening.
5. To switch off your radio , turn the Power knob to OFF position.
Headphones socket
You can use a stereo or mono headphones set with a 3.5 mm plug
for listening radio program via headphones. When you insert the
headphones plug, the speaker is disconnected. This is a mono
type radio, sound from the headphones set will be all in mono even
if you apply a stereo headphones set.
AUX IN socket
Switch the Band selector to AUX. position, the Aux. band indicator
is lit on. Connect a stereo or mono audio source (like CD walkman)
to this input to listen the audio program via the speaker.
Microphone IN socket
Switch the Power/Band selector to either AM or FM or AUX. position. Connect wired microphone and adjust Volume Control, Microphone LED indicator is lighted on, the radio can act as microphone
system. All the other audio program will be disconnected once microphone is plugged into the socket. The microphone used should
be dynamic microphone with a 6.5 mm in diameter plug in jack.
LED Illuminator
You can press and release the LED illuminator switch to give signal.
If press harder and release, the LED illuminator is lit on for illumination purpose. Press the switch harder again to turn off the LED
Frequency Coverage:
FM 87.50 - 108 MHz
AM 520 - 1710 kHz
AC Power:
AC 120 V/60Hz/25W (USA)
AC 230 V/50 Hz/25W (Europe)
(Actual power requirement please refer to the print on the bottom
Batteries: 6 x UM-1 (D size)
12V/1A center pin positive (operational voltage 9-14V), 5.5mm in
Output Power:
4 W 10% T.H.D. @ 100 Hz @ DC battery 9 V
7 W 10% T.H.D. @ 100 Hz @ AC 230 V or 120V.
Headphones socket: 3.5 mm diameter, stereo jack monaural output
Output power: 5 mW + 5 mW
AUX IN socket: 3.5 mm diameter, sterero jack to be mixed as monaural
Input sensitivity: 250m Vrms at output 5W @ 100 Hz
Input impedance: 47 kohm
MIC IN socket: 6.5 mm diameter, suits for Vocal Dynamic Microphone.
Speaker unit: 6.5 inches 8 ohm 15 W , full range
Internal Antenna system:
AM built-in ferrite aerial
FM built in removable bended spring antenna
LED illuminator: 3 x white LED, current consumption 50 mA
Battery life:
Approx. 30 hours using Alkaline batteries at 50 mW output power
Dimension: 262 x 385 x 271 mm
Weight: approx. 4.2 kgs.
The company reserves the right to amend the specification without notice.
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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