Pre ca u t io n s
Tro u b le sh o o t in g Gu id e
No t e s o n p o w e r so u rce s
Th e p la ye r d o e s n o t o p e ra t e .
For AC operation, use the supplied AC power cord; do not use
any other type (for Australian models only).
For battery operation, use four size D (R20) batteries.
When the batteries are not to be used for a long time, remove
them to avoid damage that can be caused by battery leakage or
No batteries are in the battery compartment.
Batteries are installed incorrectly (wrong orientation).
Weak battery. Replace all batteries.
The AC power cord is not connected.
No ise is h e a rd .
Ra d io Ca sse t t e -Co rd e r
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.
Someone is using a portable telephone or other equipment that
emits radio waves near the player. Move the portable telephone,
etc., away from the player.
Unplug the player from the wall outlet when it is not to be used
for an extended time.
The nameplate indicating operating voltage, power consumption,
etc. is located at the bottom.
Ca sse t t e ca n n o t b e in st a lle d .
Cassette is being inserted improperly.
9PLAY is depressed.
Ha n d lin g t h e p la ye r
rREC ca n n o t b e d e p re sse d .
Do not leave the player in a location near heat sources, or in a
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical
The cassette inserted has its tab removed. Use another cassette or
cover the slot with adhesive tape.
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.
Ta p e d o e s n o t m o ve .
PPAUSE is depressed.
Weak battery. Replace all batteries.
Do not lift the handle when the telescopic antenna is extended.
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
No so u n d fro m t h e sp e a ke rs.
The VOLUME control is turned down completely.
The FUNCTION selector is set incorrectly.
An earphone is plugged in (for Australian models only).
No t e o n ca sse t t e
The use of a cassette with more than 90 minutes of play time is not
recommended except for long, continuous recording or playback.
So u n d d ro p -o u t s, lo ss o f h ig h fre q u e n cie s, o r e xce ssive
n o ise .
If you have any questions or problems concerning your player,
please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Demagnetize the heads and all metal parts in the tape path with a
commercially available head demagnetizer.
Sony Corporation © 1995 Printed in China
Before operating the player, please read this manual thoroughly and
retain it for future reference.
Sp e cifica t io n s
FM: 87.6-108 MHz
AM: 530-1,710 kHz
FM: Telescopic antenna
AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna
Full range: 7.7 cm (3 / 8 inches) dia. x 1
0.9 W (at 10% harmonic distortion in DC operation)
Earphone jack (mini jack) for 32 ohm impedance
earphone (for Australian models only)
Approx. 24 hours Approx. 20 hours
Sony LR20 alkaline Approx. 55 hours Approx. 50 hours
Approx. 272 x 130 x 121.5 mm (w/ h/ d)
3 1 7
(10 / 4 x 5 / 8 x 4 / 8 inches) including projecting parts
To p re ve n t fire o r sh o ck h a za rd , d o n o t e xp o se t h e p la ye r
t o ra in o r m o ist u re .
To a vo id e le ct rica l sh o ck, d o n o t o p e n t h e ca b in e t . Re fe r
se rvicin g t o q u a lifie d p e rso n n e l o n ly.
For Australian models
Approx. 1.5 kg (3 lb 5 oz) including batteries
for other models
Approx. 1.7 kg (3 lb 12 oz) including batteries
AC power cord (1) (for Australian models only)
230-240 V AC, 50 Hz (for Australian models)
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase
or built-in cabinet.
20 V AC, 60 Hz (for other models)
V DC, four size D (R20) batteries
Design and specifications subject to change without notice.
5 W in AC operation
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled with
liquids, such as vases, on the appliance.
The FUNCTION selector is located at the top panel.
When you turn on the player, the OPR/ BATT indicator lights up.
Fo r cu st o m e rs in Ca n a d a
To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot,