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Choosing Power Sources
Connecting the AC power cord
Open the battery compartment and take out the AC power cord. An opening in the compartment door permits AC operation with the door in its place. Then, connect the AC power cord to the wall outlet. There is no audio. â¢ â¢ â¢ â¢ â¢ Connect the AC power cord securely. Insert the batteries properly. Replace all the batteries if they are weak. Adjust the volume. Set FUNCTION to the position you want to operate.
On safety/power sources
â¢ 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. â¢ Unplug the player from the wall outlet when it is not to be used for an extended period of time. â¢ For battery operation, use four size D (R20) batteries. â¢ When the batteries are not to be used, remove them to avoid damage that can be caused by battery leakage or corrosion. â¢ The nameplate indicating operating voltage, power consumption, etc. is located at the bottom.
The model number is located at the bottom, and the serial number is located in the battery compartment. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ____________ Serial No. ____________
Using the player on batteries
to a wall outlet Insert four size D (R20) batteries (not supplied) into the battery compartment.
Noise is heard. â¢ 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. Cassette cannot be inserted. â¢ Insert the cassette properly. â¢ Press xZ to release n.
Replace the batteries when the player stops operating. Replace all the batteries with new ones.
The z button does not function. â¢ No cassette is in the tape compartment. â¢ Make sure the safety tab on the cassette is in place. Poor playback, recording or erasing quality. â¢ Dirty heads. Clean the illustrated portions with a cleaning swab slightly moistened with cleaning fluid or alcohol. â¢ Demagnetize the heads and all metal parts in the tape path with a commercially available tape head demagnetizer. Pinch roller Erase head
â¢ Frequency range FM: 87.6 - 108 MHz AM: 530 - 1 710 kHz CFM-30TW: TV H (WEATHER): 7 - 13 ch TV L/FM: 2 - 6 ch/ 87.6 - 108 MHz AM: 530 - 1 710 kHz â¢ Antennas FM/TV: Telescope antenna AM: Built-in ferrite bar â¢ Recording system 2-track, mono â¢ Frequency response 100 - 6 300 Hz â¢ Speakers Full-range: 7.7 cm (3 1/8 inches) dia Ã 1 â¢ Power output 0.8 W (at 10 % harmonic distortion in DC operation) â¢ Battery life FM recording Sony R20P: Approx. 18 hours Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 50 hours Playback Sony R20P: Approx. 16 hours Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 42 hours CFM-20: â¢ Power requirements 120 V AC, 60 Hz/6 V DC, four size D (R20) batteries â¢ Power consumption AC5 W â¢ Dimensions Approx. 278 Ã 154 Ã 130 mm (w/h/d) (11 Ã 6 1/8 Ã 5 1/8 inches) incl. projecting parts and controls) â¢ Mass Approx. 1.9 kg (4 lb 3 oz) (incl. batteries) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
â¢ Do not leave the player in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock. â¢ Do not place anything within 10 mm of the rear side of the unit. The ventilation holes must be unobstructed for the player to operate properly and to prolong the life of its components. â¢ 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. â¢ Do not lift the handle when the telescopic antenna is extended. â¢ 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.
Sony Corporation Â©2001 Printed in China
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the player to rain or moisture.
If you have any questions about this product, you may call: Sony Direct Response Center 1-(800)-222-7669 or write to: Sony Direct Response Center 12451 Gateway Blvd. Fort Myers, FL 33913
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name: Model No.: Responsible Party: Address: Telephone No.:
Notes on cassettes
â¢ Break off the cassette tab from side A or B to prevent accidental recording. If you want to reuse the tape for recording, cover the broken tab
SONY CFM-30TW Sony Electronics Inc. 1 Sony Drive, Park Ridge, NJ. 07656 USA 201-930-6972
Tab for side A Tab for side B
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated âdangerous voltageâ within the productâs enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
Record / Playback Capstan head
with adhesive tape. â¢ The use of a cassette with more than 90 minutes of play time is not recommended except for long, continuous recording or playback. If you have questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
This 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.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
For customers in Canada
To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide slot, fully insert.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.
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