User manual Sony ICF-CD820

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3-862-235-23 (1)  
En g lish  
Fo r t h e cu st o m e rs in t h e U.S.A.  
Ow n e r’s Re co rd  
To set the  
/
alarm  
The model number and the serial number are  
located on the rear.  
Pre ca u t io n s  
Se t t in g t h e Clo ck  
1
While holding down ALARM B, press  
either TIME SET/TRACK + oruntil the  
desired time appears in the display  
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS  
Record the serial number in the space provided  
below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call  
upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.  
Operate the unit on the power sources  
specified in “Specifications”.  
Set the time when the CD or radio is turned off.  
For your protection, please read these safety instructions completely before operating the  
appliance, and keep this manual for future reference.  
1
Plug in the unit.  
The display will flash “AM 12:00”.  
While holding down TRACK/CLOCK,  
The nameplate indicating voltage, etc. is  
located at the bottom.  
Disconnect the cord by grasping the plug.  
Never pull it by the cord.  
window. The “  
lights.  
and  
Carefully observe all warnings, precautions and instructions on the appliance and described in  
the operating instructions supplied with the appliance by Sony.  
2
” indication flash and “:”  
Model No. ICF-CD820/ CD825RM  
Serial No.  
press either TIME SET/TRACK + or  
INSTALLATION  
Wa t e r a n d Mo ist u re  
Do not leave the unit in  
a
location near  
a
heat  
a
until the correct time appears in the  
display.  
When you release TRACK/CLOCK, the  
clock begins to operate and “:” flashes.  
2
Release ALARM B. The alarm time is  
set and the indication becomes the  
current time.  
source such as radiator or airduct, or in  
a
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,  
mechanical vibration, or shock.  
Do not install the appliance near water: for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink,  
laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool.  
WARNING  
CD Clo ck Ra d io  
The 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 turned off.  
Allow adequate air circulation to prevent  
internal heat build-up. Do not place the unit  
He a t  
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 u n it t o ra in o r  
m o ist u re .  
To set the current time rapidly, keep pressing  
Se t t in g t h e Ala rm Mo d e  
Do not install the appliance near sources of heat such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or  
other appliances that produce heat.  
the  
+
or button while holding down TRACK/  
Before setting the alarm mode, be sure to set the  
alarm time. (See “Setting the Alarm Time”.)  
CLOCK.  
To set the current time from zero seconds, at  
step 2, release TRACK/CLOCK with the time  
signal.  
1
Press ALARM MODE until the alarm  
you want appears in the display  
window.  
Ve n t ila t io n  
Operating Instructions  
Mode d’emploi (arrière)  
Slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom are provided for necessary ventilation.  
To ensure reliable and safe operation of the appliance, and to protect it from overheating, these  
slots and openings must never be blocked or covered.  
on  
a surface (a rug, a blanket, etc.) or near  
materials (a curtain) which might block the  
ventilation holes.  
Each time you press ALARM MODE,  
the alarm indication changes as follows.  
Do not place the appliance on  
and openings.  
a
bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface which may block the slots  
Should any liquid or solid object fall into the  
unit, unplug the unit and have it checked by  
qualified personnel before operating it further.  
When the casing becomes soiled, clean it with  
soft cloth dampened with mild detergent  
a
Pla yin g a Disc  
An 8 cm (3-inch) CD can be played without an  
adaptor.  
Do not install the appliance in  
a
confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet, unless  
No alarm  
indication  
proper ventilation is provided.  
a
a
and  
and  
Ca rt s a n d St a n d s  
1
Lift LIFT OPEN to open the CD  
compartment lid and place a disc.  
solution. Never use abrasive cleansers or  
chemical solvents, as they may mark the  
casing.  
Do not install the appliance on an unstable table, shelf, cart or stand. Use only a cart or stand  
recommended by Sony.  
An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and  
uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.  
To stop the alarm, press OFF/ALARM RESET.  
The alarm will sound at the same time the next  
day.  
Do not connect the antenna lead to the external  
antenna.  
Lift.  
To cancel the alarm, while holding down  
ALARM MODE, press OFF/ALARM RESET.  
To check the alarm time you set, press ALARM  
A or ALARM B.  
Wa ll o r Ce ilin g Mo u n t in g  
If you have any question, please consult your  
nearest Sony dealer.  
If your appliance can be mounted to a wall or ceiling, mount it only as recommended by Sony.  
This symbol is intended to  
alert the user to the presence of  
uninsulated “dangerous  
voltage” within the product’s  
enclosure that may be of  
sufficient magnitude to  
USE  
Po w e r So u rce  
Label surface up.  
No t e s  
Tro u b le sh o o t in g  
Gu id e  
Should any problem occur with the unit, make  
the following checks to determine whether or not  
servicing is required. If the problem persists,  
consult the nearest Sony dealer.  
The alarm does not function, unless you set the  
Connect the appliance to a power supply only of the type described in the operating instructions  
or as marked on the appliance.  
clock and  
alarm.  
/
/
constitute  
a
risk of electric  
Gro u n d in g o r Po la riza t io n  
If you set the CD alarm and radio or buzzer  
alarm at the same time, the CD alarm sounds.  
When you set the CD alarm, if there is no disc  
in the CD player, the buzzer will sound at the  
time you set.  
shock to persons.  
Do not defeat the grounding or polarization feature of the AC power cord. If your AC receptacle  
will not accept the power cord plug, contact your electrician to install  
a proper AC receptacle.  
This symbol is intended to  
alert the user to the presence of  
important operating and  
maintenance (servicing)  
instructions in the literature  
accompanying the appliance.  
Close the lid.  
AC Re ce p t a cle  
The clock does not show the correct time.  
The selected alarm is activated at the time you  
set, and automatically turns off after 60  
minutes.  
When the CD alarm comes on, the  
indication flashes.  
Check to make sure that the AC receptacle holds the power cord plug firmly and securely. If the  
power cord plug is loose, contact your electrician to replace the defective and unsafe AC  
receptacle.  
There was an electrical power interruption  
2
3
Press CD ^and the display lights  
“01”. The current number (01 to 99)  
appears in the display window. After  
lasting for more than 1 minute.  
ICF-CD820/CD825RM  
Sony Corporation 1998 Printed in Malaysia  
Po w e r-Co rd Pro t e ct io n  
The CD player does not operate.  
1
0 seconds, the indication becomes the  
If you want to stop flashing, press CD ^. The  
CD player will stop playing at the last track.  
When the radio alarm is activated, the  
Route the power cord so that it is not likely to be walked on or pinched by having objects placed  
on it, paying particular attention to the plugs, receptacles, and the point where the cord exits from  
the appliance.  
*The graphical symbols are on the bottom  
enclosure.  
Did you place  
a
disc correctly?  
current time, but the “CD (“  
indication remains.  
Adjust VOLUME.  
The disc should be placed with the labelled  
surface up.  
Did you close the compartment lid completely?  
Dusty or defective disc—Clean the disc with an  
optional cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the  
center out.  
to keep on listening to radio and stop flashing,  
press RADIO/SLEEP. The  
indication remains.  
indication flashes. If you want  
Wh e n n o t in u se  
Fo r t h e cu st o m e rs in t h e U.S.A.  
Unplug the power cord of the appliance from the outlet when left unused for  
time.  
a long period of  
Lo ca t in g  
Locating a  
a
particular selection (AMS*)  
Pa rt icu la r Po rt io n  
You are cautioned that any changes or  
modifications not expressly approved in this  
manual could void your authority to operate  
this equipment.  
The buzzer sound level is fixed, and  
To disconnect the cord, pull it out by grasping the plug. Never pull the plug out by the cord.  
To locate the beginning of the current selection,  
press =.  
To locate the next selection, press +.  
Skipping of sound in CD operation  
independent of VOLUME.  
Fo re ig n Ob je ct s  
ALARM MODE  
Dusty or defective disc—Clean the disc.  
Dirty lens—Clean the lens with  
available blower.  
Be careful that foreign objects and liquids do not enter the enclosure through openings.  
Cle a n in g  
a
commercially  
Locating  
a
particular point in  
a
selection  
To Do ze fo r a Fe w Mo re Min u t e s  
(SEARCH)  
To go back at high speed, keep =pressed.  
To go ahead at high speed, keep +pressed.  
1
Press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF. The CD,  
radio or buzzer will shut off but will be  
activated automatically after about  
WAKE UP  
TRACK  
TRACK/  
CLOCK  
INFORMATION  
This equipment has been tested and found to  
Strong vibration  
Clean the appliance only as recommended by Sony.  
ALARM  
8
comply with the limits for  
a
Class B digital  
The CD, radio or buzzer alarm does not  
activate at the preset time.  
minutes. You can repeat this process as  
many times as necessary.  
ANTENNAS  
Ou t d o o r An t e n n a Gro u n d in g  
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.  
These limits are designed to provide reasonable  
protection against harmful interference in  
residential installation. This 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  
*
AMS is the abbreviation of Automatic Music  
Sensor.  
Did you set the current time correctly?  
Did you set the alarm time correctly?  
TIME SET/TRACK  
RADIO  
+
a
If an outdoor antenna or cable system is installed, follow the precautions below.  
An outdoor antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other  
electric light or power circuits, or where it can come in contact with such power lines or circuits.  
WHEN INSTALLING AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA SYSTEM, EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE  
TAKEN TO KEEP FROM CONTACTING SUCH POWER LINES OR CIRCUITS AS CONTACT  
WITH THEM IS ALMOST INVARIABLY FATAL.  
Did you place  
a
disc?  
If you press  
=
repeatedly, the player locates  
While SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF function is  
Did you close the CD compartment lid  
completely?  
the previous selections. If you press +  
repeatedly, the player locates the next  
selections and stops at the last selection.  
To stop play, press OFF/ALARM RESET.  
To pause, press CD ^and the “CD (“  
indication flashes. To resume play, press  
CD ^again.  
operating, the alarm indication flashes.  
CD  
Did you adjust the volume?  
To Use Bo t h Sle e p Tim e r a n d Ala rm  
You can fall asleep to the radio and you will be  
awakened by the CD, radio or buzzer alarm at  
the preset time.  
If the volume is turned down completely, the  
CD or radio alarm is not heard.  
Be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges  
and built-up static charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code provides information with  
respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to  
an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit,  
connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.  
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:  
The remote control does not operate.  
1
Set the alarm. (See “Setting the  
Alarm”.)  
SLEEP  
ALARM RESET  
The batteries are exhausted, replace the  
batteries.  
To change the clock mode to track mode, press  
TRACK/CLOCK.  
Press TRACK/CLOCK again, and the current  
time appears.  
2
Set the sleep timer. (See “Setting the  
Sleep Timer”.)  
You may be too far away from the CD clock  
radio, move closer to the unit.  
An t e n n a Gro u n d in g Acco rd in g t o t h e Na t io n a l  
Ele ct rica l Co d e  
To eject a disc, lift LIFT OPEN.  
To handle compact discs  
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.  
SNOOZE  
/
SLEEP OFF  
—Increase the separation between the  
equipment and receiver.  
This way  
Se t t in g t h e Sle e p  
Tim e r  
You can enjoy falling asleep to the radio using  
the built-in sleep timer that turns off the radio  
Sp e cifica t io n s  
CD player section  
System: Compact disc digital audio system  
Laser diode properties: Material: GaAlAs  
Wavelength: 780 nm  
Emission duration: Continuous  
Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW*  
Connect the equipment into an outlet on  
circuit different from that to which the  
receiver is connected.  
a
Handle the disc  
by its edge.  
LIFT OPEN  
Antenna Lead-in Wire  
Antenna Discharge Unit  
—Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/  
TV technician for help.  
automatically after  
a
preset duration.  
1
Press RADIO/SLEEP repeatedly.  
*
This output is the value measured at  
distance of about 200 mm from the  
a
Not this way  
The radio turns on and the “On”  
indication will appear initially in the  
display. The radio will turn off  
automatically after the selected preset  
duration has elapsed.  
Operation is subject to the following two  
conditions:  
Ground Clamps  
AC power cord  
(NEC* Section 810-20)  
objective lens surface on the optical pick-up  
block with 7 mm aperture.  
Frequency response: 20 – 20,000 Hz  
Wow and flutter: Below measurable limit  
(
(
1) this device may not cause interference, and  
2) this device must accept any interference,  
including interference that may cause  
undesired operation of the device.  
Do not touch the  
surface.  
+1  
Grounding Conductors  
(NEC* Section 810-21)  
1.5 dB  
Electric Service  
Equipment  
Radio section  
Each time you press RADIO/SLEEP, the  
duration changes as follows.  
Ground Clamps  
Frequency range:  
FM: 87.5 – 108.0 MHz  
AM: 530 – 1605 kHz  
Do not stick paper or  
tape nor write  
anything on the  
surface.  
FM wire antenna  
CAUTION  
The use of optical instruments with this  
product will increase eye hazard.  
Radio on  
(Sleep timer off)  
90 min  
60 min  
30 min  
Power Service Grounding  
Electrode System  
General  
Speaker: Fullrange: 7.7 cm (3  
—NEC National Electrical Code—  
1
/
8
inches) 4 ohms  
(NEC* Art 250 Part H)  
For the Customers in Canada  
CAUTION:  
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK,  
MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO  
WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.  
No t e s  
Radio off  
15 min  
Pow er outputs: 1.2  
W
+
1.2  
W
(at 10% harmonic  
distortion)  
Pow er requirements:  
120 V AC, 60 Hz  
Do not open the CD compartment lid while  
playing, otherwise, the disc will be damaged.  
Be sure to stop the disc first.  
To turn off the radio before the preset duration  
TUNING  
BAND  
has elapsed, press SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF.  
SERVICE  
Unplug the appliance from the wall outlet and consult qualified service personnel when:  
-the power cord or the plug has been damaged.  
-a solid object or liquid has fallen into the cabinet.  
Dimensions: Approx. 292 × 104 × 207 mm (w/ h/ d)  
(Approx. 11 × 4 × 8 inches) incl.  
projecting parts and controls  
Mass:  
When you press CD ^, if there is no disc in  
the CD compartment, the “00” indication  
flashes for 10 seconds and the unit will be  
turned off.  
AM FM  
1
/
2
1
/
8
1
/ 4  
In st a llin g t h e  
-the appliance has been exposed to rain or moisture.  
-the appliance does not appear to operate normally or exhibits  
-the appliance has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.  
a marked change in performance.  
ICF-CD820: Approx. 1.7 kg (3 lb 12 oz)  
ICF-CD825RM: Approx. 1.75 kg (3 lb 14 oz)  
If the  
alarm is activated while  
b a t t e rie s in t o t h e  
re m o t e co n t ro l  
(se e Fig . A)  
VOLUME  
Be fo re Yo u Be g in  
listening to the CD, the track changes to that  
preset by pressing WAKE UP TRACK.  
Thank you for choosing the Sony CD clock  
radio! The CD clock radio will give you many  
hours of reliable service and listening pleasure.  
Before operating the CD clock radio, please  
read these instructions thoroughly and retain  
them for future reference.  
Do not attempt to service the appliance beyond that described in the operating instructions. For  
all other servicing refer to qualified service personnel only.  
Remote control section (ICF-CD825RM only)  
Frequency: 312.5 MHz  
RF output pow er: 1.7 mW  
Pow er requirements: Two R6 (size AA) batteries  
Pla yin g t h e Ra d io  
(ICF-CD825RM o n ly)  
(not supplied)  
A
Dimensions: Approx. 58 × 102 × 35 mm (w/ h/ d)  
incl. projecting parts and controls  
Mass: Approx. 87.5 g (3 oz) incl. batteries  
1
Press RADIO/SLEEP to turn on the  
radio.  
Install two R6 (size AA) batteries (not supplied)  
into the battery compartment of the remote  
control. Before operating the remote control,  
please read the following instructions and then  
see “Using the Remote Control”.  
Remote control  
ICF-CD825RM  
only)  
SNOOZE/  
SLEEP OFF  
The “RADIO” indication will appear  
and the “On” indication will appear in  
the display. After 10 seconds, the  
indication becomes the current time but  
the “RADIO” indication remains.  
Adjust VOLUME.  
(
Fe a t u re s  
Supplied Accessory:  
Remote control (RM-RW1) (1)  
You can wake up to CD, radio and buzzer  
with the snooze function.  
1
2
Open the battery compartment lid.  
Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries (not  
supplied) with correct polarity.  
Close the lid.  
You can wake up to any track on CD.  
Dual alarm  
Three-inch disc can be played without an  
adaptor.  
Design and specifications are subject to change  
without notice.  
2
3
4
3
Select the BAND.  
ALARM RESET  
Battery life  
Self power back-up: Even if the power supply  
is interrupted, the time setting and the  
Tune in  
dial.  
a
station using the TUNING  
Sony R6 (size AA)  
approx. 6 months  
memory will be backed up for  
without batteries.  
1
minute  
Wh e n t o re p la ce t h e b a t t e rie s  
To check the remaining battery power, go near  
the CD clock radio and operate the remote  
control. If the remote control does not operate,  
replace both batteries with new ones.  
To turn off the radio, press OFF/ALARM  
RESET.  
To improve radio reception  
FM: Extend the FM wire antenna to improve  
FM reception.  
CD  
RADIO/SLEEP OFF  
The omnidirectional remote control, using RF  
technology, lets you operate the CD clock  
radio without directing it to the unit unlike  
conventional infrared remote controls (ICF-  
CD825RM only).  
AM: Rotate the unit horizontally for optimum  
reception.  
A
ferrite bar antenna is built  
No t e s  
into the unit.  
Do not charge the dry batteries.  
When you are not going to use the remote  
control for  
a long time, remove the batteries to  
avoid any damage caused by battery leakage  
and corrosion.  
Se t t in g t h e Ala rm  
You can set the CD, radio and buzzer alarms at  
the preset time. Before setting the alarm, be sure  
to set the clock. (See “Setting the Clock”.)  
Usin g t h e Re m o t e  
Co n t ro l  
You can play the CD, radio, set the sleep timer or  
use the SNOOZE/ SLEEP OFF function.  
The effective range of the frequency emitted  
from the remote control is approximately 5m  
(16ft.). Make sure to use the remote control  
within this range.  
Se t t in g t h e Ala rm Tim e  
To set the  
alarm  
1
While holding down ALARM A, press  
either TIME SET/TRACK + oruntil the  
desired time appears in the display  
window.  
The “  
indication flashes and  
The control buttons on the remote control are the  
same as the control buttons on the main unit as  
described below:  
:” lights.  
2
3
4
Release ALARM A. The alarm time is  
set and the indication becomes the  
current time.  
While holding down WAKE UP TRACK,  
set the desired track by pressing =or  
The SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF on the remote control  
is the same as the SNOOZE/SLEEP OFF button  
on the main unit.  
The CD ^on the remote control is the same  
as the CD ^on the main unit.  
The RADIO/SLEEP on the remote control is the  
same as the RADIO/SLEEP on the main unit.  
The ALARM RESET/OFF on the remote control  
is the same as the ALARM RESET/OFF on the  
main unit.  
+
beside TIME SET/TRACK.  
Release WAKE UP TRACK. The track is  
preset and the indication becomes the  
current time.  
No t e  
When the CD player is preset to start with track  
5
, it will always start with track 5 even though  
you change the CD, unless you change WAKE  
UP TRACK.  

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