The player is not disconnected
from the AC power source (mains)
as long as it is connected to the
mains, even if the player itself has
been turned off.
For battery operation, use six R20
(size D) batteries.
When the batteries are not to be
used, remove them to avoid
damage that can be caused by
battery leakage or corrosion.
The nameplate indicating
operating voltage, power
consumption, etc., is located on the
Notice for customers in
the United Kingdom
A moulded plug complying with
BS 1363 is fitted to this
equipment for your safety and
Should the fuse in the plug
supplied need to be replaced,
same rating fuse approved by
ASTA or BSI to BS 1362, (i.e.
marked with 2or @mark) must
If the plug supplied with this
equipment has a detachable fuse
cover, be sure to attach the fuse
cover after you change the fuse.
Never use the plug without the
fuse cover. If you should lose the
fuse cover, please contact your
nearest Sony service station.
Ch o o sin g Po w e r So u rce s
To prevent fire or shock hazard,
do not expose the player to rain
To avoid electrical shock, do not
open the cabinet. Refer servicing
to qualified personnel only.
To u se t h e p la ye r o n AC p o w e r so u rce (m a in s)
For customers supplied with an AC plug adaptor, use it if the plug
of the mains lead does not match your mains.
Connect the supplied mains lead to the AC IN jack.
Do not install the appliance in a
confined space, such as a
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
No t e s
To use the player on batteries, disconnect the mains lead from
To prevent fire or shock hazard,
do not place objects filled with
liquids, such as vases, on the
Replace the batteries when the OPR/ BATT indicator dims or
when the player stops operating. Replace all the batteries with
Do not leave the player in
location near heat sources, or in
place subject to direct sunlight,
excessive dust or mechanical
The FUNCTION selector is
located at the top panel.
When you turn on the player, the
OPR/ BATT indicator lights up.
Do not place anything whithin 10
mm of the side of the cabinet. The
ventilation holes must be
unobstructed for the player to
operate properly and to prolong
the life of its components.
Since a strong magnet is used for
the speakers, keep personal credit
cards using magnetic coding or
spring-wound watches away from
the player to prevent possible
damage from the magnet.
If the player has not been used for
a long time, set it in the playback
mode to warm it up for a few
minutes before inserting a cassette.
Pre ca u t io n s
On safety/pow er sources
to AC IN
Should any solid object or liquid
fall into the player, unplug the
player and have it checked by
qualified personnel before
operating it any further.
to the mains
For AC operation, check that the
player’s operating voltage is
identical with your local power
supply (see “Specifications”) and
use the supplied mains lead; do
not use any other type. The
voltage selector is located on the
bottom of the player (CFS-W338S
To u se t h e p la ye r o n b a t t e rie s
Insert six R20 (size D) batteries (not supplied) into the battery
©1996 by Sony Corporation
If you have any questions or
problems concerning your player,
please consult your nearest Sony
CFS-W338S o n ly: To a d ju st t h e vo lt a g e
Be sure to set the VOLTAGE
SELECTOR (at the bottom) to your
local power supply.
Tro u b le sh o o t in g
Sp e cifica t io n s
Th e re is n o a u d io .
FM: Europe: 87.6–107MHz/ Italy:
AM: Europe: 531–1,602kHz/ Italy:
FM Recording: Sony R20P:
Approx. 12 hours/ Sony LR20
alkaline: Approx. 24 hours
Playback: Sony R20P: Approx. 7
hours/ Sony LR20 alkaline:
Approx. 12 hours
Connect the mains lead
Insert the batteries properly.
Replace all the batteries if they
Unplug the headphones.
Adjust the volume.
Set FUNCTION to the position
you want to operate.
FM: Saudi Arabia: 87.6–107MHz/
Other countries: 87.6–108MHz
MW: 530–1,605kHz/ SW1: 2.3–
7MHz/ SW2: 7–22MHz
Pow er requirements
United Kingdom: 230–240 V AC,
50Hz/ Europe: 220–230 V AC,
50Hz/ Other countries: 110–127V/
220–240 V AC selectable, 50/ 60Hz
9V DC, six R20 (size D) batteries
Pow er consumption
Ca sse t t e ca n n o t b e
in se rt e d .
FM: Central and Eastern Europe:
65–108MHz/ Other countries: 87.6–
07MHz/ MW: 531–1,602kHz/ LW:
Insert the cassette properly.
153–279kHz/ SW: 5.95–18MHz
IF FM: 10.7MHz/ AM/ MW/ SW/
Dimensions Approx. 3540 x 1359 x
Cotton sw ab
63 mm (w/ h/ d) ( 21
Th e rREC b u t t o n d o e s
n o t fu n ct io n .
inches) incl. projecting parts
and controls, not incl. handle
Mass Approx. 3.5kg (7 lb 11 oz)
Mains lead (1)
Aerials FM/ SW: Telescope/ AM/
MW/ LW: Built-in ferrite bar
Recording system 4–track, 2–
Frequency response 80–10,000Hz
No cassette in deck B.
Make sure the safety tab on the
cassette is in place.
Po o r p la yb a ck,
re co rd in g o r e ra sin g
q u a lit y.
Design and specifications are
subject to change without notice.
Fullrange 10cm (4 inches) dia. ,
Output Headphones jack (stereo
minijack), for 16–32 ohms
Maximum Pow er output
Dirty heads. Clean the unit (as
shown) with a cotton swab
slightly moistened with
cleaning fluid or alcohol.
Demagnetize the heads and all
metal parts in the tape path
with a commercially available