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Listening to the radio
The tuner can receive both FM and AM
broadcasts, and lets you memorize your
favorite stations so you don’t have to manually
tune in every time you want to listen (see
Memorizing stations on page 23 for more on
) to switch to the
tuner, then press repeatedly to select the AM
or FM band.
The display shows the band and frequency.
2 Tune to a frequency.
There are three tuning modes — manual, auto,
• Manual tuning: Press TUNE +/–
repeatedly to change the displayed
• Auto tuning: Press and hold TUNE +/–
until the frequency display starts to move,
then release. The tuner will stop on the next
station it finds. Repeat to keep searching.
• High-speed tuning: Press and hold
TUNE +/– until the frequency display starts
to move rapidly. Keep the button held down
until you reach the frequency you want. If
necessary, fine tune the frequency using
the manual tuning method.
Improving FM stereo sound
If you’re listening to an FM station in stereo but
the reception is weak, you can improve the
sound quality by switching to mono.
1 Tune to an FM radio station then press
to choose FM MODE then press
The MONO indicator lights when the tuner is
in mono reception mode.
above to switch back to auto-
stereo mode (the indicator lights when
receiving a stereo broadcast).
Reducing AM reception noise
If AM reception seems particularly poor, or the
AM radio station you’re listening to seems
noisy, try using the Noise Cut feature for better
1 Tune to an AM radio station then press
to choose NOISECUT then press
to select the noise cut mode
Select an effect level between 1 and 3.
Numbers Selects numbered menu options.
ENTER to select.
Displays the previous menu page
(if there is one).
Displays the next menu page (if
there is one).
Button What it does
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