You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate
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 installation. 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 installation. 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
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 connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/
TV technician for help.
• Operate the unit only on 3V DC with two size
• Avoid exposure to temperature extremes,
direct sunlight, moisture, sand, dust or
mechanical shock. Never leave in a car parked
in the sun.
• Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
unit, remove the batteries and have the unit
checked by a qualified personnel before
operating it any further.
• In vehicles or buildings, radio reception may
be difficult or noisy. Try listening near a
• To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened
with a mild detergent solution.
• This product is not designed to be water-
resistant, so you should take care to use the
unit when raining, snowing or in a water-
Notes on Headphones
Do not use headphones while driving, cycling, or
operating any motorized vehicle. It may create a
traffic hazard and is illegal in many areas. It can
also be potentially dangerous to play your
headphones at high volume while walking,
especially at pedestrian crossings. You should
exercise extreme caution or discontinue use in
potentially hazardous situations.
Preventing hearing damage
Avoid using headphones 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.
Caring for others
Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will
allow you to hear outside sounds and to be
considerate to people around you.
If there is lightning when you are using the unit,
take off the headphones immediately.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit, please consult your nearest
Frequency Channel step
87.5 - 108 MHz 0.1 MHz
530 - 1 710 kHz 10 kHz
87.5 - 108 MHz 0.05 MHz
531 - 1 710 kHz 9 kHz
jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo minijack)
18 mW + 18 mW (at 10 % harmonic distortion)
3V DC, two size AAA (R03) batteries
82 × 72 × 32 mm (w/h/d)
projecting parts and controls
Approx. 99 g (3.5 oz) incl. batteries and the belt
Stereo headphones (1)
Belt holder (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change
e Y ou Begin
Thank you for choosing the Sony radio! It will
give you many hours of reliable service and
Before operating the radio, please read these
instructions throughly and retain them for future
FM stereo /AM PLL (Phase Locked Loop)
Up to 15 stations (10 for FM, 5 for AM) can be
preset for one-touch tuning
Notes on AM channel step
The AM channel step differs depending on the
The channel step of this unit is factory-set to
North and South
FM Stereo/AM PLL
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