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e Y ou Begin
Thank you for choosing the Sony radio! It
will give you many hours of reliable
service and listening pleasure.
Before operating the radio, please read
these instructions thoroughly and retain
them for future reference.
Open the battery compartment lid
at the rear of the radio.
Insert one size AA (R6) battery
(not supplied) with the
3 and #
marks aligned correctly.
Close the battery compartment lid.
Using Sony alkaline size AA (LR6) battery:
Approx. 110 hours
Using Sony size AA (R6) battery:
Approx. 40 hours
Measured by JEITA (Japan Electronics
and Information Technology Industries
Association) standards. The actual
battery life may vary depending on the
circumstance of the unit.
When to replace the battery
Replace the battery when the sound
becomes weak or distorted. Remove the
old battery and insert a new one.
Notes on the battery
Align the battery correctly.
The dry battery cannot be charged.
To avoid damage from possible battery
leakage, remove the battery when unit
will not be used for a long time.
Playing the Radio
Connect the supplied earphones to
(earphones) jack and adjust
them to your head.
Set POWER to ON to turn on the
Set BAND to select FM or AM.
Turn TUNING to tune in a station.
Adjust VOL (volume).
To turn off the radio, set POWER to OFF.
To improve reception
: Extend the earphones cord which
functions as the FM antenna.
: Rotate the unit horizontally for
optimum reception. A ferrite bar
antenna is built in the unit.
Set FM SENS to LOCAL if interference is
prevalent when radio wave intensity is
To listen to stereo programs, set to
Using the Belt
To detach the belt
Size AA (R6) x 1
of the battery first