Te model number and the serial number are located on the
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer
to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding
ꢀBattery may explode if mistreated. Do not
recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
ꢀDispose of used battery promptly. Keep away
NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
ꢀWipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
Compatible iPod models
Adjusting the AM loop antenna
Find a place and an orientation that provide good About the backup
ꢁhe compatible iPod models are as follows.
Update your iPod to use the latest software before
you use it.
ꢀBe sure to observe the correct polarity when
installing the battery.
ꢀDo not place the AM loop antenna near the
unit or other AV equipment, as noise may
ꢁo keep accurate time, this unit contains a
CR2032 battery inside of the unit as a backup
ꢁhe battery keeps the clock operating in the event
of a power interruption.
ꢀDo not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
Model No. ICF-C7iP
Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for
best AM broadcast sound.
1) Read these instructions.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
For customers who purchased this product in the
Knowing when to replace the
4) Follow all instructions.
Please register this product on line at
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
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
Proper registration will enable us to send you
periodic mailings about new products, services,
and other important announcements. Registering
your product will also allow us to contact you
in the unlikely event that the product needs
adjustment or modiꢀcation. Tank you.
Preparing the remote
When the battery becomes weak, “” appears in
Should any problem persist after you have made
the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
If a power interruption occurs while the battery is
weak, the current time and alarm will be
Before using the card remote commander for the
first time, remove the insulation film (See Fig.
The clock flashes “AM 12:00” due to a power
iPod nano 3rd
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may cause a fire or
ꢀꢁhe battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove
the old battery and install a new one.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or grounding-type 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. ꢁhe 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.
The radio, iPod or buzzer alarm does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
ꢀCheck that alarm “A” or alarm “B” is properly
If “AM 12:00” flashes in the display when the unit
is connected to AC outlet for the first time, the
battery may be weak. In this case, consult your
o reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
candles on the apparatus.
The radio or iPod alarm is activated but no
sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
ꢀCheck the alarm volume setting.
iPod nano 2nd
Replacing the battery
ꢁo reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, on the apparatus.
Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
outlet, remove the screw that secures the
battery holder at the bottom of the unit
using a screwdriver, and remove the
battery holder (See Fig. -).
0)Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the apparatus.
There is no sound from the iPod.
ꢀMake sure the iPod is securely connected.
ꢀAdjust the VOLUME.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
ꢀMake sure the iPod is securely connected.
11)Only use attachments/accessories specified by
iPod nano 1st
Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
iPod 4th generation
Replace a new battery in the battery holder
with the side facing up (See Fig. -).
Insert the battery holder back into the
unit and secure it with the screw (See
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.
The iPod cannot be charged.
ꢀMake sure the iPod is securely connected.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug
from the AC outlet immediately.
When daylight saving time begins, the clock
does not employ the daylight saving time
ꢀMake sure the clock is set correctly.
ꢀPress and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/DATE/
SLEEP OFF simultaneously for at least
2 seconds to activate the Automatic DSꢁ
Press iPod&iPhone, RADIO BAND,
AUDIO IN or SNOOZE/DATE/SLEEP
OFF to turn “” off in the display.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this
The and VOL + buttons have a
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.
For the state of california, USA only
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, See
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
ꢀIn these Operating Instructions, “iPod” is used
as a general reference to iPod functions on an
iPod or iPhone, unless otherwise specified by
the text or illustrations.
When you replace the battery, do not disconnect
the plug from the AC outlet. Otherwise, the
calendar, current time, alarm and station presets
will be initialized.
No Power No Problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
ꢀꢁhe connector of the unit is for sole use with an
iPod. If you use devices that do not match with
the connector, connect to the AUDIO IN
terminal of this unit with the supplied audio
ꢀSony cannot accept responsibility in the event
that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged
when using an iPod connected to this unit.
2009 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same or
DC out: 5V
Tis symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous
voltage” within the product’s enclosure that
may be of suꢂcient magnitude to constitute
a risk of electric shock to persons.
87.5 – 108 MHz 0.1 MHz
530 – 1 710 kHz 10 kHz
Tis symbol is intended to alert the user to
the presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
Approx. 3.8 cm (1 1
inches) dia. 8 Ω
To connect the AM loop
ꢀWake or sleep to iPod/Radio
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
0.8 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
ꢀFM/AM 2-band digital synthesized tuner
ꢀ30 Station Presets (20 FM. 10 AM)
ꢀBrightness Control (High/Mid/Low)
ꢁhe shape and the length of the antenna is
designed to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle
or roll up the antenna.
his equipment has been tested and found to
Extendable Snooze system from 10 to 60 min
Remove only the loop part from the
Set up the AM loop antenna.
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. ꢁhese limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential
installation. ꢁhis equipment generates, uses and
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more
of the following measures:
20 V AC, 60 Hz
For clock back up: 3V DC, one CR2032 battery
Approx. 115 × 124.7 × 97.1 mm (w/h/d)
/16 × 3 / inches) not including
16 × 4 15 7
projecting parts and controls
ꢀPlay the unit on the power source specified in
When to replace the battery
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should
last for about six months. When the remote
commander no longer operates the unit, replace
the battery with a new one (See Fig. -).
ꢀꢁo disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead),
pull it out by the plug, not the cord.
Approx. 910 g (2 lb 0.09 oz) including power
Remote commander (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Audio connecting cable (1)
Universal dock adapter for iPhone (1)
Universal dock adapter for iPhone 3G (1)
ꢀꢁhe unit is not disconnected from the AC
power source (mains) as long as it is connected
to the wall outlet, even if the unit itself has been
Connect the cords to the AM antenna
ꢀDo not attempt to charge the battery.
ꢀSince a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding
or spring-wound watches away from the unit to
prevent possible damage from the magnet.
ꢀDo not leave the unit in a location near a heat
source such as a radiator or airduct, or in a
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
mechanical vibration, or shock.
ꢀAllow adequate air circulation to prevent
internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit on
a surface (a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near
materials (a curtain) which might block the
ꢀShould any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
ꢀꢁo clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened
with a mild detergent solution.
ꢀNever touch the wire of the external FM
antenna during a thunderstorm. Furthermore,
immediately disconnect the AC power cord
from the radio.
Cord (A) or cord (B) can be connected to
If you are not going to use the remote
commander for a long time, remove the battery
Insert the cord while
pushing down the
to avoid any damage that may be caused by
leakage and corrosion.
Reorient or relocate the receiving
Design and specifications are subject to change
Increase the separation between the equipment
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
diꢃerent from that to which the receiver is
Only insert up
If the time in the display is
incorrect after the battery is
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ꢁV
technician for help.
his device complies with Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
Press the Reset button with a pointed device. ꢁhe
Reset button is in the small hole located near the
Make sure the AM loop antenna is
connected firmly by pulling softly.
ꢀReplace the battery for the clock backup with a
Sony CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery
for the remote commander with a Sony CR2025
lithium battery. Use of another battery may
present a risk of fire or explosion.
his unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset
to ESꢁ (Eastern Standard ꢁime) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.