Sony ICFCS10IP User's Manual
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to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding
Model No. ICF-CS10iP
Serial No. ________________________________
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To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this apparatus to rain or
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the
ventilation of the apparatus with newspapers,
tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do not place lighted
candles on the apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing,
and do not place objects filled with liquids, such
as vases, on the apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,
such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or
batteries installed) to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like for a long time.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit
from the mains, connect the unit to an easily
accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an
abnormality in the unit, disconnect the main plug
from the AC outlet immediately.
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
The nameplate and important information
concerning safety are located on the bottom
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same type.
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
— Increase the separation between the equipment
— 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.
Replace the battery for the clock backup with a
Sony CR2032 lithium battery, and the battery
for the remote commander with a Sony CR2025
lithium battery. Use of another battery may
present a risk of fire or explosion.
Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not
recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire.
Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
plug has two blades with one wider than the
other. A grounding type plug has two blades
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your safety.
If the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement
of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use
caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normal y, or has been dropped.
For the state of california, USA only
Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, see
Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains
Play the unit on the power source specified in
Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker,
keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding
or spring-wound watches away from the unit to
prevent possible damage from the magnet.
Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat
source such as a radiator or airduct, 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, a blanket, etc.) or near materials (a
curtain) which might block the ventilation holes.
Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened
with a mild detergent solution.
Never touch the wire of the external FM
antenna during a thunderstorm. Furthermore,
immediately disconnect the AC power cord
from the radio.
NOTES ON LITHIUM BATTERY
Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a
Be sure to observe the correct polarity when
installing the battery.
Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,
otherwise a short-circuit may occur.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Clock Radio with iPod/iPhone 3G compatible
Wake or Sleep to iPod/Radio/Buzzer
Easy to set A-B alarm
LCD Brightness control
Wireless Remote Commander
Compatible iPod models are as follows. Update
your iPod to use the latest software before you use
iPod nano 2nd
iPod nano 1st
iPod 4th generation
iPod nano 3rd
In these Operating Instructions, “iPod” is used
as a general reference to iPod functions on an
iPod or iPhone, unless otherwise specified by
the text or il ustrations.
The connector of the unit is for sole use with an
iPod. If you use devices that do not match with
the connector, connect to the AUDIO IN
terminal of this unit with the supplied audio
Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event
that data recorded to an iPod is lost or damaged
when using an iPod connected to this unit.
Should any problem persist after you have made
the following checks, consult your nearest Sony
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 radio, iPod or buzzer alarm does not
sound at the preset alarm time.
Check that alarm “A” or alarm “B” is properly
The radio or iPod alarm is activated but no
sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
Check the alarm volume setting.
There is no sound from the iPod.
Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
Adjust the VOLUME.
The iPod cannot be operated with this unit.
Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
The iPod cannot be charged.
Make sure the iPod is securely connected.
When Daylight Saving Time (summer time)
begins, the clock does not employ the
Daylight Saving Time automatically.
Make sure the clock is set correctly.
Press and hold CLOCK and SNOOZE/DATE/
SLEEP OFF simultaneously for at least
2 seconds to activate the Automatic DST
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.
Adjusting the AM loop antenna
Find a place and an orientation that provide good
Do not place the AM loop antenna near the
unit or other AV equipment, as noise may
Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna for
best AM broadcast sound.
Preparing the remote
Before using the card remote commander for the
first time, remove the insulation film.
When to replace the battery
With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should
last for about six months. When the remote
commander no longer operates the unit, replace
the battery with a new one.
Do not attempt to charge the battery.
If you are not going to use the remote
commander for a long time, remove the battery
to avoid any damage that may be caused by
leakage and corrosion.
About the backup
To keep accurate time, this unit contains a
CR2032 battery as a backup power source.
The battery keeps the clock and the alarm
operating in the event of a power interruption.
Knowing when to replace the
When the battery becomes weak, “” appears in
If a power interruption occurs while the battery is
weak, the current time and alarm will be
Replace the battery with a Sony CR2032 lithium
battery. Use of another battery may cause a fire or
If “AM 12:00” flashes in the display when the unit
is connected to an AC outlet for the first time, the
battery may be weak. In this case, consult your
Replacing the battery
1 Keep the AC plug connected to the AC
outlet, remove the screw that secures the
battery compartment lid at the bottom of
the unit using a screwdriver, and open
the lid (see Fig. ).
2 Insert a new battery in the battery
compartment with the side facing up
(see Fig. ).
3 Close the battery compartment lid and
secure it with the screw (see Fig. ).
4 Press iPod & iPhone , RADIO
BAND, AUDIO IN or SNOOZE/DATE/
SLEEP OFF to turn “” off in the
AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS
POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC
With 6 ohm loads both channels driven, from
150 -10,000 Hz; rated 3 watts per channel
minimum RMS power, with no more than 10 %
total harmonic distortion.
DC out: 5V
87.5 – 108 MHz 0.1 MHz
530 – 1 710 kHz 10 kHz
Approx. 5.7 cm (2 1/4 inches) dia. 6 Ω
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
3.5 W + 3.5 W (at 10% harmonic distortion)
120 V AC, 60 Hz
For clock back up: 3V DC, CR2032 battery (1)
Approx. 290.5 × 152.0 × 139.5 mm (w/h/d)
(11 3/8 × 5 15/16 × 5 1/2 inches) including projecting
parts and controls
Approx. 1.94 kg (4 lb 4 oz) including power
Remote commander (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
Audio connecting cable (1)
Universal dock adapter for iPhone (1)
Universal dock adapter for iPhone 3G (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change
To connect the AM loop
The shape and the length of the antenna is
designed to receive AM signals. Do not dismantle
or roll up the antenna.
1 Remove only the loop part from the
2 Set up the AM loop antenna.
3 Insert the AM antenna terminal into the
AM ANTENNA jack on the rear of the
To remove the AM loop
Pull the AM antenna terminal while pushing up
the terminal clamp.
When you replace the battery, do not disconnect
the plug from the AC outlet. Otherwise, the
calendar, current time, alarm and station presets
will be initialized.
If the time in the display is
incorrect after the battery is
Press the reset button with a pointed device. The
reset button is in the small hole located in the
battery compartment (see Fig. ).
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