The model number is located at the bottom and the serial
number is located on the rear.
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer
to these numbers whenever you call upon your Aiwa dealer
regarding this product.
© 2003 Sony Corporation
CD STEREO RADIO CASSETTE RECORDER
Read the Operating Instructions carefully and
completely before operating the unit. Be sure to keep
the Operating Instructions for future reference. All
warnings and cautions in the Operating Instructions and
on the unit should be strictly followed, as well as the
safety suggestions below.
To prevent electric shock or injury, these safety
instructions should be followed in the installation, use
and servicing the unit.
Do not use attachments not
recommended by the unit manufacturer as they may
result in the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to
Water and Moisture
Do not use this unit near water
- for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink,
or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming
pool, and the like.
Do not use this unit near sources of heat,
including heating vents, stoves, or other appliances that
generate heat. It also should not be placed in
temperatures less than 5°C (41°F) or greater than 35°C
Place the unit on a flat, even
Do not place this unit on an unstable
cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The unit may fall,
causing serious injury to a child or an adult, and serious
damage to the appliance. Use only with a cart, stand,
tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the
manufacturer, or sold with the unit. Any mounting of the
appliance should follow the manufacturer's instructions,
and should use a mounting accessory recommended by
An appliance and cart
combination should be moved with
care. Quick stops, excessive force, and
uneven surfaces may cause the
appliance and cart combination to
The unit should be situated with
adequate space around it so that proper heat ventilation
is assured. Allow 10 cm clearance from the rear and the
top of the unit, and 5 cm from the each side.
Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or
bottom are provided for ventilation, and to ensure
reliable operation of the unit and to protect it from
overheating, these openings must not be blocked or
covered. The openings should never be blocked by
placing the unit on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
surface. This unit should not be placed in a built-in
installation such as a bookcase unless proper
ventilation is provided.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO
RAIN OR MOISTURE.
Explanation of Graphical Symbols:
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol,
within an equilateral triangle, 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.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended to alert the
user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying
"CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The use of optical instruments with this product will
increase eye hazard.
Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any
kind into this unit through the cabinet slots as they may
touch dangerous voltage points or short-circuit parts
that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill
liquid of any kind on the unit.
This unit should be operated only
from the type of power source indicated on the marking
label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to
your home, consult your appliance dealer or local power
company. To operate unit on battery power, or other
sources, refer to the operating instructions.
Grounding or Polarization
This unit is provided
with a polarized alternating-current line plug (a plug
having one blade wider than the other). This plug will fit
into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety
feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the
outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should still fail
to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete
outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized
Power-supply cords should
be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or
pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying
particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
Do not overload wall outlets, extension
cords, integral convenience receptacles as this can
result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
For added protection for this unit receiver during a
lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and
unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall
outlet. This will prevent damage to the unit due to
lightning and powerline surges.
Unplug this unit from the wall outlet before
cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol
cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
Moisture may form on the CD pickup
- The unit is moved from a cold spot to a warm spot
- The heating system has just been turned on
- The unit is used in a very humid room
- The unit is cooled by an air conditioner
When this unit has condensation inside, it may not
function normally. Should this occur, leave the unit for a
few hours, then try to operate again.
Damage Requiring Service
Unplug this unit from the wall outlet and refer servicing
to qualified service personnel under the following
1) When the power cord or plug is damaged.
2) If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into
3) If the unit has been exposed to rain or water.
4) If the unit does not operate normally by following the
operating instructions. Adjust only those controls
that are covered by the operating instructions as
improper adjustment of other controls may result in
damage and will often require extensive work by a
qualified technician to restore the unit to normal
5) If the unit has been dropped or the cabinet has been
6) When the unit exhibits a distinct change in
performance - this indicates a need for service.
Do not attempt to service this unit yourself as opening
or removing covers may expose you to dangerous
voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified
When replacement parts are
required, be sure the service technician has used
replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or
having the same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric
shock or other hazards.
Upon the completion of any service or
repairs to this unit, ask the service technician to perform
safety checks to determine that the unit is in proper
To clean the cabinet
Use a soft cloth lightly moistened with mild detergent
solution. Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol,
benzine or thinner.
To clean the heads
When the tape heads are dirty;
- high frequency sound is not emitted
- the sound is not adequately high
- the sound is off-balance
- the tape cannot be erased
- the tape cannot be recorded on
OPE / BATT
The OPE/BATT indicator lights up while the power is
Using on AC house current
Connect the AC cord as illustrated below.
· The rated voltage of the unit is 120 V AC.
· If abnormal high voltage is supplied, "Hi" flashes in
the display and the unit does not accept any
operation. Disconnect the AC cord.
Use only the supplied AC cord. Use with other cords
may result in the risk of fire.
Using on batteries
Open the lid of the battery compartment on the rear and
insert eight R14 (size C) batteries, not supplied, as
illustrated below. Then close the lid.
To switch from AC power supply to battery supply,
disconnect the AC cord from the AC inlet.
·When using the unit on the batteries, the display light
When the OPE/BATT indicator becomes dim, volume
decreases, or sound is distorted during operation,
replace the batteries.
When the batteries become weak during tape
"Lo" flashes in the display. In stop mode, the
unit will not accept w REC, e PLAY/PAUSE, f
and g. In playback or recording mode, the unit will be
stopped and turned off.
Replace the batteries.
Notes on batteries
To avoid damage from leakage or explosion, observe
· Insert the batteries with the 0 and 9 marks correctly
·Do not mix different types of batteries or old batteries
with new ones.
·When the unit is not to be used for a long period,
remove the batteries.
·Never recharge the batteries, apply heat to them or
take them apart.
·Remove dead batteries.
If liquid leaks from the batteries, wipe thoroughly to
After every 10 hours of use, clean the tape heads
with a head cleaning cassette.
Use separately sold dry-type or wet-type cleaning
Refer to the instructions of the cleaning cassette for
To clean the lens
Use a cotton swab slightly
moistened with cleaning
fluid. Wipe gently from the
center to the edge.
supplied AC cord
1 to the AC inlet of
2 to an AC outlet
(AC 120 V, 60 Hz)
Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries.
When the reach of the remote control signal is less than
5 meters (16 feet), replace the batteries.
The remote control may not operate correctly
- The unit is exposed to intense light, such as direct
-Objects block the remote control signal to the unit
To use the buttons on the remote control
Buttons on the remote control and the main unit with
identical indications have the same functions.
To turn the power on
Press POWER to turn on the display.
When using the unit on the batteries, this button will not
turn the power on.
To turn the power off
Press POWER to turn off the display.
To use the FUNCTION button
Each time FUNCTION is pressed while the power is on,
the function is selected cyclically.
Frequency range, antenna FM: 87.5 - 108.0 MHz
Rod antenna, AM: 530/531 - 1,710/1,602 kHz (10/9 kHz
step) Ferrite bar antenna
Track format 4 tracks, 2 channels / Frequency range
Normal tape: 50 - 12,500 Hz (JEITA) / Recording
system AC bias / Erasing system AC erase / Heads
Recording/playback head (1), Erasure head (1)
CD player section
Disc Compact disc / Scanning method Non-contact
optical scanner (semiconductor laser) /
Laser diode properties
= 780 nm
Emission duration: Continuous
Laser output: Less than 44.6
µW (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.)
Speaker 100 mm cone type (2), 36 mm cone type (2)
/ Output Headphones jack (stereo mini-jack) / Power
output CSD-FD99: 4.5 W + 4.5 W (JEITA, 3.2 ohms,
THD 10% DC). CSD-FD88: 2.5 W + 2.5 W (JEITA, 7
ohms, THD 10% DC). / Power requirements DC 12 V
using eight size C (R14) batteries, AC 120 V, 60 Hz /
Power consumption CSD-FD99: 21 W. CSD-FD88:
16 W. / Dimensions (W
× H × D) 464.7 × 186 × 314.3
mm (18 3/8
× 7 3/8 × 12 3/8 in.) / Weight (excluding
batteries) CSD-FD99: 4.1 kg (9 lbs. 1 oz.). CSD-
FD88: 3.9 kg (8 lbs. 10 oz.). / Accessories Remote
control (1), AC cord (1)
Specifications and external appearance are subject to
change without notice.
Please check the copyright laws relating to
recordings from disc, radio or external tape for the
country in which the machine is being used.
If an erroneous display or malfunction occurs
Turn off the unit and press POWER 6 STANDBY/ON
while pressing s.
If the unit cannot be reset in the way above, disconnect
the AC cord and remove all the batteries to turn off the
Leave the unit for a while and turn the power back on.