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To protect your hearing (AVLS)
The AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) function keeps down the maximum volume to protect your ears.
(AUTO VOLUME LIMITER SYSTEM)
â¢ When you use a connecting cord, the SOUND function will be disabled. â¢ Before you play the CD, turn down the volume of the connected equipment so as not to damage the connected speakers. â¢ The beep sound is not output from the LINE OUT jack. â¢ When you connect other equipment to the LINE OUT jack of this player, adjust the volume on the connected equipment. â¢ When you record a CD on a cassette tape using a tape recorder that has the blank search function, release the ESP function. If the ESP function is on, the blank search function does not work.
zPower Sources Using dry batteries Using rechargeable battery
Charge the rechargeable battery before using it for the first time. Use only BP-DM10 or BP-DM20 rechargeable battery for this player. Do not use any other rechargeable batteries. You can use BP-DM10 and BP-DM20 in the same way, but their charging time and battery life are different. Check the model number of your rechargeable battery before using it.
zAdditional Information Maintenance Precautions
â¢ Should any solid objects or liquid fall into the unit, unplug it and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further. â¢ Do not put any foreign objects in the DC IN 4.5 V (external power input) jack. (rear)
System Compact disc digital audio system Laser diode properties Material: GaAlAs Wavelength: Î» = 780 nm Emission duration: Continuous Laser output: Less than 44.6 ÂµW (This output is the value measured at a distance of 200 mm from the objective lens surface on the optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture. ) Error correction Sony Super Strategy Cross Interleave Reed Solomon Code D-A conversion 1-bit quartz time-axis control Frequency response 20 - 20,000 Hz +1 dB (measured by EIAJ CPâ2 307) Output (at 4.5 V input level) Headphones (stereo minijack) 15 mW + 15 mW at 16 ohms Line output (stereo minijack) Output level 0.7 V rms at 47 kilohms Recommended load impedance over 10 kilohms
Open the lid of the battery compartment.
To clean the lens
Clean the lens with a lens cleaning kit KK-DM1.
On power sources
Insert two LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries by matching the â and â to the diagram inside the battery compartment and close the lid.
Set AVLS to LIMIT. The AVLS indication appears.
Playing a CD in a car
Open the lid of the battery compartment.
â¢ When you are not using the player for a long time, disconnect all power sources from the player. â¢ The nameplate indicating operating voltage, power consumption, etc. is located at the bottom of the AC power adaptor (for EA3 only.)
To clean the casing
Use a soft cloth slightly moistened in water or a mild detergent solution. Do not use alcohol, benzine or thinner.
D-E446CK AC power adaptor (1) Headphones (1)*1 Earphones (1)*2 Car battery cord (1) Car connecting pack (1) Velcro tape (2) Spare fuse (1) Spiral tube (1) AC plug adaptor (1)*3 *1 Supplied with U2 model *2 Not supplied with U2 model *3 Supplied with E33, E13 and EA3 models D-E449CK AC power adaptor (1) Rechargeable battery (1) Headphones with remote control (1) Car battery cord (1) Car connecting pack (1) Velcro tape (2) Spare fuse (1) Spiral tube (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
On the AC power adaptor
You can use your player in a car as illustrated below.
â¢ Use only the supplied AC power adaptor. If your player is not supplied with it, use ACE45HG AC power adaptor. Do not use any other AC power adaptor. Polarity of the plug
â¢ If the sound is distorted when you listen to the bass-boosted sound with the AVLS function, turn down the volume.
For US customers
AC power adaptor supplied is not intended to be serviced. Should the AC power adaptor cease to function in its intended manner, during the warranty period, the adaptor should be returned to your nearest Sony Service Center or Sony Authorized Repair Center for replacement, or after warranty period, it should be discarded.
Insert the rechargeable battery so that the word âSONYâ is facing the same direction as illustrated inside the lid, and close the lid. Note
â¢ Do not use manganese batteries for this player.
Should any problem persist after you have made these checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
To resume playing from the point you stopped the CD (Resume Play)
Normally, every time you stop and play, playing starts from the beginning of the CD. The resume play function, however, let you listen to from the point where you last turned off the player.
Power requirements For the area code of the model you purchased, check the upper left side of the bar code on the package. â¢ Sony BP-DM10 Rechargeable battery: 2.4 V DC, Ni-Cd, 650 mAh Sony BP-DM20 Rechargeable battery: 2.4 V DC, Ni-MH, 1,200 mAh â¢ Two LR6 (size AA) batteries: 3 V DC â¢ AC power adaptor (DC IN 4.5 V jack): U2/CA2/E92/MX2 model: 120 V, 60 Hz CED/CEX/EE1/E13/CE7/CEW/EE/G5/ G6/G7/G8 model: 220 - 230 V, 50/60 Hz CEK model: 230 - 240 V, 50 Hz EA3 model: 110 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz AU2 model: 240 V, 50 Hz JE.W/E33 model: 100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz HK2 model: 220 V, 50/60 Hz CN2/AR1 model: 220 V, 50 Hz â¢ Sony CPM-300P mount plate for use on car battery: 4.5 V DC Dimensions (w/h/d) (without projecting parts and controls) Approx. 129 Ã 28 Ã 146 mm (5 1â8Ã 1 1â8 Ã 5 3â4 in.) Mass (without rechargeable battery) Approx. 220 g (7.8 oz) Operating temperature 5Â°C - 35Â°C (41Â°F - 95Â°F)
â¢ To unplug the AC power adaptor from the wall outlet, grasp the adaptor itself, do not pull its cord.
To take out the dry batteries
Pull the â side of the battery as shown.
On dry and rechargeable batteries
â¢ Do not throw the batteries into fire. â¢ Do not carry the rechargeable battery with coins or other metallic objects. It can generate heat if the positive and negative terminals of the battery are accidentally contacted by a metallic object.
The CD does not play or âno dlSCâ appears in the display though a CD is placed in the unit.
m The CD is dirty or defective. m Insert the CD with the label side up. m Moisture condensation has occurred. Leave the unit aside for several hours until the moisture evaporates. m The lens is dirty. m Close the lid of the unit and the battery compartment firmly. m Make sure the batteries are inserted correctly. m Connect the AC power adaptor to a wall outlet securely.
Mount plate CPM-300P Mount kit CPM-450PC*1 Mount kit CPM-300PC Car connecting pack CPA-9 Car battery cord with car connecting pack DCC-E26CP Car battery cord DCC-E245 Active speaker system SRS-A15, SRS-A35, SRS-A71, SRS-T1 Rechargeable battery BP-DM10, BP-DM20 Connecting cord RK-G129HG, RK-G136HG AC power adaptor AC-E45HG Stereo headphones MDR-A44L, MDR-301LP, MDR-E848LP, MDR-35*2 *1 Sold in Japan only *2 When connecting optional headphones to the supplied remote control, use only headphones with stereo mini plugs. You cannot use headphones with micro plugs.
OFF RESUME ON
Set RESUME to ON. To cancel resume play, set RESUME to OFF. Notes
â¢ Even if RESUME is set to ON, playing starts from the beginning when you open the lid. â¢ The resume point may be inaccurate by about 30 seconds.
To connect your player to a car cassette deck, you need the following accessories: â¢ Car connecting pack â¢ Car battery cord or, â¢ Mount kit CPM-300PC (Mount plate + Car connecting pack + Car battery cord) â¢ Car battery cord with car connecting pack DCC-E26CP Refer to the instruction manual of each accessory for details.
For the customers having purchased the world model
Certain countries may regulate disposal of the battery used to power this product. Please consult with your local authority.
Connect the AC power adaptor. The indication âCHGâ lights up. Charge for about 2 hours (for BP-DM10) or 3.5 hours (for BP-DM20). (If the battery has been fully charged, âCHGâ and flash. )
On the player When to replace the dry batteries
When the battery becomes weak, indication appears in the display. If the âLo ba â appears in the display, replace all the batteries with new ones, because the batteries are used up. Notes
â¢ Do not charge the dry batteries. â¢ Do not mix new batteries with old ones. â¢ Do not use different types of batteries together. â¢ When the batteries are not to be used for a long time, remove them. â¢ If the battery leakage occurs, wipe off any deposit in the battery compartment, and install new batteries. â¢ Keep the lens of the player clean and do not touch it. If you do so, the lens may be damaged and the player will not operate properly. â¢ Do not put any heavy object on top of the player. The unit and the CD may be damaged. â¢ Do not leave the player in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or sand, moisture, rain, mechanical shock, unleveled surface, or in a car with its windows closed. â¢ If the player causes interference to radio or television reception, turn off the player or move it away from the radio or television. â¢ Do not wrap the player in a cloth or blanket during use as it may cause malfunction or serious accidents.
When you press ^, â00â appears in the display for a moment, and disappears. The CD does not play.
m Rechargeable battery or dry batteries are used up. Charge the rechargeable battery or replace dry batteries with new ones.
When you use the CPM-300PC mount kit/CPM-300P mount plate
Attach the car mount adaptor supplied to the CPM-300PC/300P before installing the player. Notes
â¢ Do not put the player on the dashboard. â¢ Do not leave the player in a car parked under sunlight. â¢ Use a Sony car connecting pack for reducing noise. â¢ Use only the car battery cord listed in the optional accessories. If you use any other car battery cord, smoke, fire or malfunction may occur.
No sound, or noise is heard.
To turn off the beep
You can turn off the beep that sounds as you operate your player. Disconnect the power source (AC power adaptor, rechargeable battery or alkaline batteries). While you press and hold down p, connect the power source again. To make the beep sound again, disconnect the power source, and then connect it without pressing p.
m Connect the plugs firmly. m Plugs are dirty. Clean the plugs with a dry soft cloth periodically.
âHl dc lnâ appears in the display.
m Use only the supplied AC power adaptor or AC power adaptor AC-E45HG (not supplied).
DC IN 4.5 V
Battery life (approx. hours)(EIAJ*)
AC power adaptor
Do not use headphones/earphones while driving, cycling, or operating any motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in some areas. It can also be potentially dangerous to play your headsets at high volume while walking, especially at pedestrian crossings. You should exercise extreme caution or discontinue use in potentially hazardous situations.
âHoldâ appears in the display when you press a button.
m The buttons are locked. Slide HOLD back.
For the area code of the model you purchased, check the upper left side of the bar code on the package. D-E440 Earphones (1) D-E441 AC power adaptor (1) Headphones (1)*1 Earphones (1)*2 AC plug adaptor (1)*3 *1 Supplied with U2 model *2 Not supplied with U2 model *3 Supplied with E33, E13 and EA3 models D-E441SR AC power adaptor (1) Earphones (1) Active speaker system (1) D-E443 AC power adaptor (1) Earphones (1) Rechargeable battery (1) AC plug adaptor (1)* * Supplied with E33, E13 and EA3 models D-E445 AC power adaptor (1) Headphones with remote control (1)*1 Earphones with remote control(1)*2 Rechargeable battery (1) AC plug adaptor (1)*3 *1 Supplied with U2 model *2 Not supplied with U2 model *3 Supplied with E13 model
Your dealer may not handle some of the above listed accessories. Please ask the dealer for detailed information about the accessories in your country.
Switched ignition function (when using the car battery cord)
With this feature, your player stops automatically when you turn off the engine of the car. (This function is not possible with some cars depending on the model.)
When using BP-DM20 (charged for about 3.5 hours**)
to a wall outlet
ESP function off on 9 9
â appears in the display
when you press a button.
m The rechargeable battery is used up completely. Connect the AC power adaptor and charge the battery. m The dry batteries are used up. Replace them with new ones.
Connecting to other stereo equipment
You can listen to the CD through other stereo equipment or record a CD on a cassette tape. Refer to the instruction manual of the other equipment for details. Before making connections, turn off each piece of equipment.
Using the remote control
For the customers supplied with the remote control: You can use the remote control as the wired remote control.
p (stop) HOLD** = (AMS*/ search) Remote control
When fully charged, âCHGâ disappears. Disconnect the AC power adaptor.
Two Sony alkaline batteries LR6SG BP-DM10 (charged for about 2 hours**)
Preventing hearing damage
Avoid using headphones/earphones at high volume. Hearing experts advise against continuous, loud and extended play. If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or discontinue use.
The battery life is short.
m Manganese batteries are used. Use alkaline batteries. m Replace the batteries with new ones.
When to charge the battery
When the battery becomes weak, indication appears in the display. If the âLo ba â appears in the display, charge the rechargeable battery, because the battery is used up. To keep the original battery capacity for a long time, recharge the battery when the battery is used up (discharged). Notes
â¢ Charging time varies depending on how the rechargeable battery is used. â¢ If the battery is new or has not been used for a long time, it may not be charged completely until you charge and discharge it several times. â¢ If the battery life becomes shorter by about half, replace it with Sony BP-DM10 or BP-DM20 rechargeable battery. Do not use any other rechargeable battery (R6 type rechargeable battery, etc.).
*Measured value by the standard of EIAJ (Electronic Industries Association of Japan) (When the unit is used on a flat and stable place) **Charging time varies depending on how the rechargeable battery is used.
Caring for others
Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will allow you to hear outside sounds and to be considerate to the people around you.
The volume is limited to a certain level even if you attempt to turn it up.
m AVLS selector is set to LIMIT. Set it to NORM. m The earphones/headphones are connected to the LINE OUT jack. Connect them to the 2/REMOTE jack.
How to attach the battery compartment lid
If the battery compartment lid is detached by an accidental drop, excessive force, etc., attach it as illustrated in the numbered order.
Connecting cord RK-G129HG Right (red) Left (white)
Earphones ((play)â¢ + (AMS*/ search)
LINE IN or REC IN
Stereo system, cassette recorder, radio cassette recorder, etc.
* Automatic Music Sensor ** When you are not using the remote control, slide HOLD in the direction of the arrow to prevent any accidental operations. To unlock, slide HOLD back.
â¢ Use only the supplied remote control. You cannot operate this player with the remote control supplied with other models.