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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 Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. D-FJ210
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.
If you have any questions about this product, you may call:
Sony Direct Response Center 1-(800)-222-7669
or write to:
Sony Direct Response Center 12451 Gateway Blvd. Fort
Myers, FL 33913
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name:
Model No.:
Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc.
680 Kinderkamack Road,
Oradell, NJ 07649 USA
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.
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 (not supplied) 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 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.
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.
For CD player: Press repeatedly
(play mode/repeat)
until the play mode you want
appears in the display.
No indication: Normal play
"1": Single play
"SHUF": Shuffle play
": Bookmark track play
To repeat the play mode you
selected, press and hold until "
For radio: Press to switcht the
tuning mode and the preset mode.
3 VOL+/­
Press to adjust the volume.
4 ./>
For CD player: 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.
For radio: Press to tune in the
station you want. Also press to
select the preset station you want.
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.
Press to turn off the radio.
Press to change the band.
Press to turn on the radio.
Press and hold to enter the preset
mode. Also press to store the
station in memory.
Use to lock the controls to prevent
accidental button presses.
qs 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.
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Portable CD Player
Sony Corporation ©2002 Printed in China
Operating Instructions
3-249-385-11 (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
Play mode
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/
PRESET number
Playing time/
DC IN 4.5V
(headphones) jack
VOL +*/­
5 u
6 7 x
Display on CD player
8 9 q;
Remote control
battery power
Use only the supplied remote control. You cannot operate
this CD player with the remote control supplied with other
CD players.
67 8 9 x
VOL +/­
5 u
*The button has a tactile dot.
4 .

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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/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.
Listening to the radio
1 Press RADIO ON to turn on the radio.
2 Press BAND until the band you want appears.
Each time you press the button, the display changes as
t FM t AM t TV t WB
3 Press . or > on the CD player to tune in the
station you want and adjust the volume.
Tuning mode and Preset mode
To switch the tuning mode and the preset mode, use
When the preset number appears in the display, the CD
player is in the preset mode and you can use ./>
PRESET ­/+ to select the preset number.
To enter the tuning mode, press P MODE/
to make the
preset number disappear from the display. Use ./>
on the CD player to tune in the station.
To turn off the radio
Press x·RADIO OFF. (Press and hold x·RADIO ON/
BAND·RADIO OFF on the remote control.)
To tune in the station quickly
Press and hold . or > 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 i jack of the CD
player. The headphones cord works as the FM/TV/WB
If it is hard to hear the FM broadcast
Press and hold PLAY MODE/
until "LOCAL" appears
in the display.
Under the normal conditions, press and hold
until "LOCAL" disappears from the
When listening to the radio on batteries
If you connect the external power source plug to the DC
IN 4.5 V jack of your CD player, the CD player will turn
off. Turn it on by pressing RADIO ON to continue
listening to it.
Presetting radio stations
You can preset up to 51 stations: 30 for FM, 10 for AM, 7
for TV, and 4 for WB.
1 Press RADIO ON to turn on the radio.
2 Press BAND to select the band.
3 Press . or > on the CD player to tune in the
station you want.
4 Hold down MEMORY until "PRESET" flashes in the
From this step on, start the next operation within 30
seconds after you finished the previous operation. If
30 seconds pass with nothing done, "PRESET" stops
flashing which shows that the CD player has exited
the PRESET MEMORY standby mode. If this
happens, start from step 4 again.
5 Press . or > on the CD player repeatedly to
select the preset number you want to store the station
on while "PRESET" flashes.
6 Press MEMORY.
When the station is preset successfully, the beep
sounds and "PRESET" stops flashing in the display.
The new station replaces the old one.
To preset another station, press PLAY MODE/
and repeat steps 2 to 6.
To exit the PRESET MEMORY standby
When the radio is turned on, you can exit the PRESET
MEMORY standby mode using one of the following
procedures. Preset stations, however, will remain stored in
the CD player's memory.
· Hold down MEMORY until "PRESET" stops flashing.
· Do not press any button for 30 seconds. "PRESET"
stops flashing.
· Press x·RADIO OFF. (Press and hold x·RADIO ON/
BAND·RADIO OFF on the remote control.) The radio
turns off.
To cancel all preset stations
1 Disconnect the power source (alkaline batteries, AC
power adaptor).
2 While you press and hold down MEMORY, insert
alkaline batteries or connect the AC power adaptor
The indications in the display keep flashing until all
preset stations are cleared, then stop flashing and
disappear from the display.
Playing preset radio
1 Press RADIO ON to select the band.
2 Switch your CD player to the preset mode*, then
press . or > to tune in a stored station.
*For details, refer to "Tuning mode and Preset mode."
Changing the tuning
When using the CD player abroad, change the AM tuning
interval, if necessary. Set the 10k/9k switch (in the battery
compartment) to "9 kHz" or "10 kHz" using a pointed
9 kHz area: Asia and Europe
10 kHz area: the U.S.A., Canada and South America
· The interval will not change until you once turn off the radio
and then turn it on again.
· 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 only the AC power adaptor supplied. If your CD
player is not supplied with it, use the AC-E45HG AC
power adaptor. Do not use any other AC power adaptor.
It may cause a malfunction.
Polarity of the plug
This warranty is valid only in the United States.
Headphones or
10k/9k switch
· 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
Wavelength: l = 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 (10k/9k switch)
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 - 1 710 kHz
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. 205 g (7.3 oz)
Operating temperature
5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F)
Design and specifications are subject to change without
Supplied Accessories
Headphones/earphones with the remote control (1)