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To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to
rain or moisture.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as
a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation of the
apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. And
don't place lighted candles on the apparatus.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
The use of optical instruments with this product will
increase eye hazard.
Certain countries may regulate disposal of the battery used
to power this product. Please consult with your local
The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those
countries where it is legally enforced, mainly in the
countries EEA (European Economic Area).
Owner's Record
The model number and the serial number are located at the
rear of the CD player. Record the serial number in the
space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever
you call upon your Aiwa dealer regarding this product.
Model No. XP-ER800N
Serial No.
For the customers in the USA
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 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 connected.
­ 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 equipment.
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name:
Model No.:
Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc.
680 Kinderkamack Road,
Oradell, NJ 07649
Telephone No.:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
Power Sources
To use the batteries (B)
Use only the following batteries for your CD player:
Dry batteries
· LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries (not supplied)
Rechargeable batteries
Charge the rechargeable batteries before using them for
the first time.
· Commercially-available size AA Ni-MH rechargeable
batteries of 1.2 V DC, 700 mAh
To insert the batteries
1 Open the battery compartment lid on the rear of your CD
2 Insert two batteries by matching the ) to the diagram
in the battery compartment and close the lid until it
clicks into place.
3 When using the rechargeable batteries, connect the
commercially-available AC power adaptor to the DC
IN 4.5V jack of your CD player and an AC outlet,
then press
s/OFF/CHARGE while the CD player is
turned off to start charging.
The CD player charges the batteries. The "CHG"
indicator turns on in the display and the the indicator
sections of
light up in succession. When the
batteries are completely charged, the "CHG" and
indicators get turned off.
If you press
s/OFF/CHARGE after the charge has
already been completed, the
indicator flashes
and "Full" appears in the display.
4 Disconnect the AC power adaptor.
Label side up
3-252-981-21 (1)
CD player (front)
to an AC outlet
DC IN 4.5 V
(external power
input) jack
Insert the ( end first (for both batteries).
AC power
Open the battery compartment lid.
*The button has a tactile dot.
Strap holes
\ (headphones)
@VOL +*/­
567 s(stop)/OFF/CHARGE
Battery life* (approx. hours)
(When the CD player is used on a flat and stable place.)
Playing time varies depending on how the CD player is used.
Two Sony alkaline
batteries LR6 (SG)
(produced in Japan)
* Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan
Electronics and Information Technology Industries
To check the remaining power of the
You can check it in the display.
Replace the batteries when "
" flashes.
Lo batt*
* Beep sounds.
· The indicator sections of
roughly shows the
remaining battery power. One section does not always
indicate one-fourth of the battery power.
· Depending on operating conditions, the indicator
sections of
may increase or decrease.
Notes on using the dry batteries
· Be sure to remove the AC power adaptor.
· When the batteries are depleted, replace both batteries
with new ones.
Notes on the rechargeable batteries
· To keep the original battery capacity for a long time,
charge the batteries only when they are completely
· If the battery is new or has not been used for a long
time, it may not be charged completely until you charge
and discharge it several times.
· When carrying the rechargeable batteries, use the
battery carrying case supplied with the rechargeable
batteries to prevent unexpected heat. If the rechargeable
batteries and the metallic objects get contacted, heat or
fire may occur due to a short circuit.
When to replace the rechargeable
If the battery life becomes shorter by about half, replace
the batteries with new rechargeable batteries.
To use the AC power adaptor (C)
1 Connect the commercially-available AC power
adaptor whose rated output is 4.5 V DC, 500 mA, to
an AC outlet.
Playing a CD
To insert a CD
1 Slide OPEN to open the lid (A).
2 Fit the CD to the pivot, then close the lid (D).
· This CD player can play discs recorded in the Compact
Disc Digital Audio (Audio CD) format.
· This CD player can play CD-Rs/CD-RWs recorded in
the Compact Disc Digital Audio (Audio CD) format,
but playback capability may vary depending on the
quality of the disc and the condition of the recording
· This product is designed to play back discs that conform
to the Compact Disc (CD) standard.
Recently, various music discs encoded with copyright
protection technologies are marketed by some record
companies. Please be aware that among those discs,
there are some that do not conform to the CD standard
and may not be playable by this product.
To operate the CD player
Button/Switch and its Function/Operation
Press to check the remaining time on the CD and the
number of tracks left. Also press to enter the selected
track for the PGM play.
Press to select the preset station you want.
Press to turn on the radio. Press also to change the
Use to emphasize the bass-boosted sound. Press
repeatedly to select
enhances more than
5 s(stop)
Press to stop playing.
Press to turn off the radio.
Press to start charging.
8 r/t (skip/search)
For CD player: Press
r or t once to find the
beginning of the current/next track.
r or t repeatedly to find the beginning
of the previous/ succeeding tracks.
Press and hold
r or t to go backward/forward
For radio: Press to tune in the station you want.
9 ca (play/pause)
Press to start play. Press again to pause play.
To play from the first track, press for 2 seconds or
more while the CD player is stopped.
Button/Switch and its Function/Operation
For CD player: Press repeatedly until the play mode
you want appears in the display.
No indication: Normal play
"1": Single play
"SHUF": Shuffle play
"PGM": PGM (program) play
To repeat the play mode you selected, press and hold
until "
" appears.
For radio: Press until "ST" disappears from the
display to improve the receiving condition on FM.
Use to lock the controls to prevent accidental button
@ VOL+/­
Press to adjust the volume.
* If the sound is distorted when using the SOUND function,
turn down the volume.
To protect against sound skipping
The E·A·S·S function has been developed to provide
excellent protection against sound skipping during many
active uses.
1 Insert a disc and wait until the display goes off.
2 While holding MODE, press ca.
3 Press MODE to select the E·A·S·S mode.
When you select "E·A·S·S", the E·A·S·S function is
enhanced compared to "E·A·S·S
To walk with the CD player and enjoy high quality
CD sound using the E·A·S·S function, select
". While taking harder exercises, it is
recommended that you set it to "E·A·S·S."
Sound may skip:
­ if the CD player receives stronger continuous shock than
­ if a dirty or scratched CD is played or
­ when using poor-quality CD-Rs/CD-RWs or if there is a
problem with the recording device or application software.
Checking the remaining time on the CD
and the number of tracks left
You can check the remaining time on the CD and the
number of racks left using ENTER/DISPLAY.
Each time you press the button, the display changes as
Normal play
Track number and
elapsed playing time
Track number and
remaining time on the
current track.
Press ENTER/DISPLAY once again.
The number of tracks left
and remaining time on
the CD*
*Not displayed during the Single play and Shuffle play.
To remove the CD
Remove the CD while pressing the pivot.
To turn off the operation beep
You can turn off the beep sound that is heard from your
headphones when you operate your CD player.
1 Remove the power source (AC power adaptor, dry
batteries) from the CD player, and wait for about 3
2 Connect the power source while pressing s/OFF/
To turn on the beep sound
Remove the power source, wait for about 3 seconds, and
then connect the power source without pressing
Playing tracks in your
favorite order (PGM play)
You can program the CD player to play up to 24 tracks in
your favorite order.
1 During playback, press MODE repeatedly until
"PGM" flashes.
2 Press r or t to select a track.
3 Press ENTER/DISPLAY to enter the selected track.
"00" appears and the playing order increases
by one.
4 Repeat steps 2 and 3 to select the tracks in your
favorite order.
5 Press and hold ENTER/DISPLAY until the PGM play
Portable CD Player
Operating Instructions
Sony Corporation ©2003 Printed in China
To check the program
During programming, press ENTER/DISPLAY repeatedly
before step 5. Each time you press ENTER/DISPLAY, the
track number appears.
· When you finish entering the 24th track in step 3, the
first selected track appears in the display.
· During the PGM play, you cannot check the program.
To cancel PGM play
During programming or PGM play, press MODE once so
that "PGM" disappears.
(Continue to the reverse side)
Play mode
Track number/PRESET number
Sound mode
Playing time/
battery power

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Listening to the radio
1 Press BAND to turn on the radio.
2 Press BAND until the band you want appears.
Each time you press the button, the display changes as
3 Press r or t on the CD player to tune in the
station you want and adjust the volume.
Tuning mode and Preset mode
When the preset number appears in the display, the CD
player is in the preset mode and you can use PRESET
CALL UP/DOWN to select the preset number.
To enter the tuning mode, press
r or t to make the
preset number disappear from the display and to tune in
the station.
To turn off the radio
During radio reception, the power is turned off
automatically if no operation is made for about 2.5 hours
since the last operation.
To tune in the station quickly
Press and hold
r or t on the CD player in step 3
until the frequency digits begin to change in the display.
The CD player automatically scans the radio frequencies
and stops when it finds a clear station.
To improve broadcast reception
For TV/WB/FM, extend the headphones cord.
For AM, reorient the CD player itself.
Keep the headphones connected to the
\ jack of the CD
player. The headphones cord works as the FM/TV/WB
If it is hard to hear the FM broadcast
Press MODE until "ST" disappears from the display.
Under the normal conditions, press MODE until "ST"
appears in the display.
Presetting radio stations
You can preset up to 30 stations in total for FM and AM.
1 Press BAND to turn on the radio.
2 Press and hold ENTER/DISPLAY until searching
The CD player starts to scan the radio frequencies on
FM and AM, and the received stations are
memorized. "bUSy" appears for about 4 seconds
when all the received stations are memorized or when
30 stations are memorized.
Skipping the tuned station while the
scanning is paused
When a station is tuned in, scanning pauses and the tuned
station is heard for 5 seconds. Press
t to skip the
station while the scanning is paused.
· Stations cannot be stored on TV and WB.
· When broadcast signals are very weak, stations cannot
be preset automatically. Preset them manually.
Presetting radio stations
You can preset up to 30 stations in total for FM and AM.
1 Press BAND to turn on the radio.
2 Press BAND to select the band.
3 Press r or t on the CD player to tune in the
station you want.
4 Press ENTER/DISPLAY. "PRESET" appears in the
To preset another station, repeat steps 3 and 4.
Changing the presetting
1 Press PRESET CALL UP or DOWN to select the
preset number you want to change.
2 Press and hold down ENTER/DISPLAY until the
preset number flashes.
3 While the preset number is flashing, press r or
t to tune in the station you want to memorized on
that preset number.
If the flashing stops, repeat from step 2.
Erasing a preset station
s/OFF/CHARGE after step 2 in "Changing the
presetting" above. "bUSy" appears for about 4 seconds,
and the selected preset station is erased from the memory.
The preset number decreased by one for the stored stations
whose preset number are larger than that of the just-erased
· Stations cannot be stored on TV and WB.
· When "P-Full" appears during presetting, you cannot
preset any more stations.
Playing preset radio
1 Press BAND to select the band.
2 Press PRESET CALL UP/DOWN to tune in a stored
Changing the tuning
When using the CD player abroad, change the AM tuning
interval, if necessary.
1 Press s/OFF/CHARGE to turn off the CD player, if
it is turned on.
2 While holding MODE, hold BAND for about 3
3 Press MODE to select the AM tuning interval.
9 kHz area: Asia and Europe
10 kHz area: the U.S.A., Canada and South America
4 Press ENTER/DISPLAY. "bUSy" appears for about 4
seconds, and the tuning interval is changed.
After changing the tuning interval, you need to preset
radio stations again.
On safety
· Should any solid objects or liquid fall into the CD
player, unplug it and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
· Do not put any foreign objects in the DC IN 4.5 V
(external power input) jack.
On power sources
· When you are not using the CD player for a long time,
disconnect all power sources from the CD player.
On AC power adaptor
· Use the commercially-available AC power adaptor
whose rated output is 4.5 V DC, 500 mA.
Do not use any other AC power adaptor. It may cause a
Polarity of the plug
· Do not touch the AC power adaptor with wet hands.
· Connect the AC power adaptor to an easily accessible
AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in the AC
power adaptor, disconnect it from the AC outlet
· Do not install the AC power adaptor in a confined
space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
· To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects
filled with liquids, such as vases, on the AC power
On rechargeable batteries and dry
· Do not charge the dry batteries.
· Do not throw the batteries into fire.
· Do not carry the batteries with coins or other metallic
objects. It can generate heat if the positive and negative
terminals of the battery are accidentally contacted by a
metallic object.
· Do not mix rechargeable batteries with dry batteries.
· Do not mix new batteries with old ones.
· Do not use different types of batteries together.
· When the batteries are not to be used for a long time,
remove them.
· If battery leakage occurs, wipe off any deposit in the
battery compartment, and install new batteries. In case
the deposit adheres to you, wash it off thoroughly.
On the CD player
· Keep the lens on the CD player clean and do not touch
it. If you do so, the lens may be damaged and the CD
player will not operate properly.
· Do not put any heavy object on top of the CD player.
The CD player and the CD may be damaged.
· Do not leave the CD player in a location near heat
sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight,
excessive dust or sand, moisture, rain, mechanical
shock, unleveled surface, or in a car with its windows
· If the CD player causes interference to the radio or
television reception, turn off the CD player or move it
away from the radio or television.
· Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star)
cannot be played on this CD player. Attempting to do so
may damage the CD player. Do not use such discs.
Note on moisture condensation
If the CD player is suddenly moved from a cold place to a
warm place, it may result in moisture condensation on the
pickup lens and malfunction or playback difficulties.
Should this occur, leave the CD player for a few hours,
then try playback again.
On headphones/earphones
Road safety
Do not use headphones/earphones while driving, cycling,
or operating any motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic
hazard and is illegal in some areas. It can also be
potentially dangerous to play your headsets at high
volume while walking, especially at pedestrian crossings.
You should exercise extreme caution or discontinue use in
potentially hazardous situations.
This warranty is valid only in the United States.
Preventing hearing damage
Avoid using headphones/earphones 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.
Consideration for others
Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will allow you
to hear outside sounds and to be considerate to the people
around you.
To clean the casing
Use a soft cloth slightly moistened in water or a mild
detergent solution. Do not use alcohol, benzine or thinner.
To clean the plugs
If the plugs become dirty, there is no audio or noise is
heard. Clean them with a dry soft cloth periodically.
Should any problem persist after you have made these
checks, consult your nearest Aiwa dealer.
"Hold" appears in the display when you
press a button, and the CD does not
The buttons are locked. Slide HOLD back.
The battery compartment lid is de-
tached by an accidental drop, excessive
force, etc.
Attach it as illustrated below.
Compact disc digital audio system
Laser diode properties
Material: GaAlAs
= 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.)
Frequency range
10 kHz step:
TV: 2 - 13 ch
WB (weather band): 1 - 7 ch
FM: 87.5 - 108.0 MHz
AM: 530 - 1 710 kHz
9 kHz step:
TV: 2 - 13 ch
WB (weather band): 1 - 7 ch
FM: 87.5 - 108.0 MHz
AM: 531 - 1 602 kHz
Power requirements
· Two LR6 (size AA) batteries (not supplied): 3 V DC
· AC power adaptor (DC IN 4.5 V jack): 120 V, 60 Hz
· Two Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (size AA, 700
mAh): 2.4 V DC
Dimensions (w/h/d) (without projecting
parts and controls)
Approx. 136.0
× 20.4 × 139.0 mm (5 3/
8 ×
16 × 5
2 in.)
Mass (excluding accessories)
Approx. 200 g (7 oz)
Operating temperature
5°C ­ 35°C (41°F ­ 95°F)
Design and specifications are subject to change without
Supplied Accessories
Headphones (1)