Sony Corporation © 1997
Printed in China
· Set FM SENS to LOCAL if interference is
prevalent when radio wave intensity is
To listen to stereo programs, set to DX.
Using the Belt
Detach the belt holder as the illustration
Battery (See Fig. A)
1 Open the battery compartment lid
at the rear of the radio.
2 Insert one size AA (R6) battery
(not supplied) with the ` and '
marks aligned correctly.
3 Close the battery compartment lid.
When to replace the battery
Replace the battery when the sound
becomes weak or distorted. Remove the old
battery and insert a new one.
Notes on the battery
· Align the battery correctly.
· The dry battery cannot be charged.
· To avoid damage from possible battery
leakage, remove the battery when unit
will not be used for a long time.
Playing the Radio
1 Connect the supplied headphones
to 2 (headphones) jack.
2 Set POWER to ON to turn on the
3 Set BAND to select FM or AM.
4 Turn TUNE to tune in a station.
5 Adjust VOL ( volume).
· To turn off the radio, set POWER to OFF.
· To improve reception
Extend the headphones cord
which functions as the FM
AM: Rotate the unit horizontally for
optimum reception. A ferrite bar
antenna is built in the unit.
Size AA (R6) x 1
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved
in this manual could void your
authority to operate this equipment.
Before You Begin
Thank you for choosing the Sony radio! It
will give you many hours of reliable service
and listening pleasure.
Before operating the radio, please read
these instructions thoroughly and retain
them for future reference.
· Operate the unit only on 1.5 V DC.
· Do not leave the unit in a location near
heat sources, or in a place subject to
direct sunlight, excessive dust, or
· When the case becomes soiled clean it
with a soft cloth dampened with a mild
detergent solution. Never use abrasive
cleansers or chemical solvents, as they
may mar the case.
· In vehicles or in buildings, radio
reception may be difficult or noisy.
Try listening near a window.
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
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
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 problem
concerning your unit, please consult the
nearest Sony dealer.
FM: 87.5 108 MHz
AM: 530 1,710 kHz
2 (Headphones) jack (stereo
3.6 mW + 3.6 mW (at 10% harmonic
distortion) with headphones having
impedance of 32 ohms
1.5 V DC, one size AA (R6) battery
Approx. 40 hours of listening using
Sony SUM-3 (NS) battery
× 92.9 × 26.2 mm
(w/h/d) (2 1/
2 × 3
4 × 1
(not incl. belt holder)
Approx. 66 g (2.3 oz) not incl. a
Stereo headphones (1)
Belt holder (1)
Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.