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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 these numbers in the spaces
provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon
your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. ____________________________
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.
Product registration
For the customers in the USA
Please register this product on line at
Proper registration will enable us to send you periodic
mailings about new products, services, and other
important announcements. Registering your product will
also allow us to contact you in the unlikely event that the
product needs adjustment or modification. Thank you.
Power Sources
To use the AC power adaptor (C)
1 Connect the AC power adaptor to an AC outlet.
To use the batteries (B)
Use only the following batteries for your CD player:
Dry batteries
· LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries
To insert the batteries
1 Open the battery compartment lid inside your CD
2 Insert two batteries by matching the 3 to the diagram
in the battery compartment and close the lid until it
clicks into place.
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
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.
t 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.
Playing a CD
To insert a CD
1 Press OPEN to open the lid (A).
2 Fit the CD to the pivot, then close the lid (D).
· 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 device.
· 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
1 SOUND/AVLS*1 · Use to emphasize the bass-
boosted sound. Press repeatedly
to select BASS
more than BASS
· Also use to keep down the
maximum volume to protect your
hearing. Press and hold until
"AVLS" appears in the display.
The AVLS function is turned on.
To turn off the AVLS function,
press and hold again until
"AVLS" disappears.
Press repeatedly until the play
(play mode/repeat)
mode you want appears in the
No indication: Normal play
"1": Single play
"SHUF": Shuffle play
": Bookmark track play
To repeat the play mode you
selected, press and hold until "
3 VOL+/­
Press to adjust the volume.
4 ./>
Press . or > once to find
the beginning of the current/next
track. Press . or >
repeatedly to find the beginning of
the previous/succeeding tracks.
Press and hold . or > to go
backward/forward quickly.
5 u
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.
6 x (stop)
Press to stop playing.
Use to lock the controls to prevent
accidental button presses.
8 G-PROTECTION Set it to ON to protect against
sound skipping.*4
*1 AVLS = Automatic Volume Limiter System
*2 If the sound is distorted when using the SOUND function,
turn down the volume.
*3 AMS = Automatic Music Sensor
*4 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.
To remove the CD
Remove the CD while pressing the pivot (E).
(Continue to the reverse side)
Label side up
Portable CD Player
Sony Corporation ©2002 Printed in China
Operating Instructions
3-248-746-61 (1)
CD player (front)
to an AC outlet
DC IN 4.5 V
(external power
input) jack
CD player (inside)
Insert the # end first (for both
AC power adaptor
Play mode
Remaining battery power
Sound mode
Headphones or earphones
Open the battery
compartment lid.
*The button has a tactile dot.
Strap holes
"WALKMAN" is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation to represent Headphone Stereo
is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
4 .
Track number
Playing time
DC IN 4.5V
(headphones) jack
VOL +*/­
5 u
6 x

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To turn off the operation beep
You can turn off the beep sound that is heard from your
headphones/earphones when you operate your CD player.
1 Remove the power source (AC power adaptor, dry
batteries) from the CD player.
2 Connect the power source while pressing x.
To turn on the beep sound
Remove the power source and then connect the power
source without pressing x.
Playing your favorite tracks
by adding Bookmarks
(Bookmark track play)
You can add Bookmarks to up to 99 tracks for each CD.
You can use this function for up to 5 CDs.
To add Bookmarks
1 During playback of the track where you want to add a
Bookmark, press and hold u until "
(Bookmark)" flashes in the display.
When the Bookmark has been added successfully,
flashing of "
" becomes slow.
2 Repeat step 1 to add Bookmarks to the tracks you
To listen to the tracks with
1 Press P MODE/
repeatedly until "
" flashes.
2 Press u.
" lights up in the display and the playback of the
tracks with Bookmarks starts.
To remove the Bookmarks
During playback of the track with a Bookmark, press and
hold u until "
" disappears from the display.
To check the tracks with Bookmarks
During playback of the tracks with Bookmarks, "
keeps flashing slowly in the display.
· During playback of the tracks with Bookmarks, tracks
are played in order of track number, and not in the order
you added the Bookmarks.
· If you try to add Bookmarks to the tracks on the 6th CD,
the Bookmarks of the CD you played back first will be
· If you remove all power sources, all Bookmarks stored
in memory will be erased.
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 only the AC power adaptor supplied. If your CD
player is not supplied with the one, use the AC-E45HG
AC power adaptor. Do not use any other AC power
adaptor. It may cause a malfunction.
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
On 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 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.
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.
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 Sony dealer.
"Hold" appears in the display when you
press a button, and the CD does not
c The buttons are locked. Slide HOLD back.
The volume does not increase even if
you press VOL + repeatedly.
c Press and hold SOUND until "AVLS" disappears from
the display.
The battery compartment lid is
dettached by an accidental drop,
excessive force, etc.
c 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.)
Power requirements
For the area code of the model you purchased, check the
upper left side of the bar code on the package.
· Two LR6 (size AA) batteries: 3 V DC
· AC power adaptor (DC IN 4.5 V jack):
U, U2, CA, CA2, E92, MX2, TW2 and CA2/C models:
120 V, 60 Hz
CED, CED/4, CE7, CE7/C, EE, EE1, E, E13 and E13/2
models: 220 - 230 V, 50/60 Hz
CEK model: 230 V, 50 Hz
AU2 model: 240 V, 50 Hz
EU8, EU8/C, JE.W, E18, KR4 and EE8 models:
100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz
HK4 model: 230 V, 50/60 Hz
CNA model: 220 V, 50 Hz
Dimensions (w/h/d) (without projecting
parts and controls)
Approx. 136
× 26 × 150 mm (5 3/
8 × 1
16 × 6 in.)
Mass (excluding accessories)
Approx. 185 g (6.6 oz)
Operating temperature
5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F)
Design and specifications are subject to change without
Supplied Accessories
Headphones/earphones (1)
AC power adaptor (1)
Headphones/earphones (1)
Car connecting pack (1)
Car battery cord (1)
Rotary commander (1)
Velcro tape for the CD player (2)
Velcro tape for the rotary commander (1)
* "Operating Instructions for the car kit" is enclosed.
This warranty is valid only in the United States.