Sony DREAM MACHINE ICF-CD7000 User's Manual

Sony Clock Radio User's Manual - DREAM MACHINE ICF-CD7000.
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ICF-CD7000 2-899-053-21(1)

ICF-CD7000 2-899-053-21(1)


© 2007 Sony Corporation          Printed in China


Dream Machine is a trademark of Sony Corporation.


FM/AM CD Clock Radio  

Operating Instructions

For customers who purchased this product in the 


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To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not 

expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.

To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.

Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.

Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such 

as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.

To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not 

place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the 


Connect the apparatus to an easily accessible AC 

outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the 

apparatus, disconnect the main plug from the AC 

outlet immediately.

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 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.

 The graphical symbols are at the bottom of the unit.

This equipment has been tested and found to 

comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, 

pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits 

are designed to provide reasonable protection against 

harmful interference in a residential instal ation. 

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 will not occur in a 

particular instal ation. 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:

— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

— Increase the separation between the equipment 

and receiver.

— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a 

circuit different from that to which the receiver is 


— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV 

technician for help.

You are cautioned that any changes or 

modifications not expressly approved in this 

manual could void your authority to operate this 



The use of optical instruments with this product 

will increase eye hazard.


Battery may explode if mistreated.

Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
For the state of California, USA only

Perchlorate Material – special handling may apply, See

Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains 


 Illumination  (High/Low/Off)

 Built-in audio cable for digital music players

 Built-in CD player with CD-R/RW playback 


 FM/AM 2-band digital tuner

 15 Station Presets (10 FM, 5 AM)

 Automatic Time/Daylight Saving Time Setting

 No Power No Problem Alarm System

 Triple time display: A main display for the clock and 

two sub-displays for the alarms

 Nap Timer (Count Down Timer)

 Extendable Snooze time from 10 to 60 min

 Use the power source specified in “Specifications” to 

operate the unit.

 The name plate indicating operating voltage, etc. is 

located on the bottom of the unit.

 To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), pull it 

out by the plug, not the cord.

 Do not carry the unit by the FM wire antenna and

Do not carry the unit by the FM wire antenna and 

the AC power cord.

 Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat source 

such as a radiator or air duct, 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, 

blanket, etc.) or near materials that might block the 

ventilation holes such as a curtain.

 Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, 

unplug the unit and have it checked by a qualified 

personnel before operating it any further.

 When the casing becomes soiled, clean it with a soft 

cloth dampened with mild detergent solution. Never 

use abrasive cleansers or chemical solvents, as they 

may mar the casing.

If you have any questions or problems 

concerning your unit, please consult your nearest 

Sony dealer.

Should the problem persists after you have made the 

following checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
The clock flashes “AM 12:00” due to a power 


 The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove the 

old battery and install a new one.

The CD, radio or buzzer alarm does not sound at 

the preset alarm time.

 Hasn’t “ALARM A” or “ALARM B” in the display 

gone out? 

The CD or radio alarm is activated but no sound 

comes on at the preset alarm time. 

 Has VOLUME been adjusted ?
The CD player does not operate.

 Did you close the CD compartment lid?

 Did you insert the disc correctly?

  The disc should be inserted with the label  

side up.

 Dusty or defective disc — Clean the disc with an 

optional cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the 

center out.

 Take out the CD and leave the CD compartment 

open for about an hour to allow condensation to 


Sporadic loss of sound during CD operation.

 Dusty or defective disc — Clean or replace the disc.

 Excessively high volume — Reduce the volume.

 Strong vibration.
No sound comes from the speakers.

 Has VOLUME been adjusted ? 

Owner’s Record

The model number and the serial number are located on the bottom. 

Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call 

upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.

Model No. ICF-CD7000


Serial No.                                                                                        

No Power No problem is a trademark of Sony Corporation.




With 8–ohm loads, both channels driven from  

150 – 10 000 Hz; rated 0.8 W per channel-minimum 

RMS power, with no more than 10% total harmonic 

distortion in AC operation.
CD player section

System: Compact disc digital audio system

Laser diode properties: 

Material: GaAlAs

Wavelength: 785 – 800 nm

Emission duration: Continuous

Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW

(This output is the value measured at a distance of 

about 200 mm from the objective lens surface on 

an optical pick-up block with a 7-mm aperture.)

Number of channels: 2

Frequency response: 20 – 20 000 Hz  +1–2  dB

Wow and flutter: Below measurable limit
Radio section

Frequency range: 

FM: 87.5 – 108 MHz

AM: 530 – 1 710 kHz


FM: FM wire antenna

AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna


Time display: 12-hour system

Speaker: 50 mm (2 inches) diam., 8 Ω, cone type (2)

Input: Built-in audio cable with stereo-mini plug (1):  

minimum input level 245mV, impedance 47 kΩ

Power outputs: 

1 W + 1 W (at 8 Ω, 10% harmonic distortion)

Power requirements: 120 V AC, 60 Hz

For power backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery


Approx. 170  136  204 mm (w/h/d)  

(Approx. 6 3/4  5 3/8  8 1/8 inches) incl.  

projecting parts and controls


Approx. 1 700 g (3 lb 12 oz) incl. CR2032 battery

Design and specifications are subject to change 

without notice.

This unit includes a preinstalled Sony Lithium battery (CR2032) as back-up power source for the clock, which is preset 

to EST (Eastern Standard Time) at the factory. And this battery is considered part of the product.