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English Important information
manual de usuario
It is important to read this instruction prior to using your new product for the first time.
Es importante leer este manual antes de usar por vez primera su euipo.
Before you begin
Before you begin
Special features Radio
U.S. Limited Warranty
What your warranty covers:
• Defects in materials or workmanship.
For how long after your purchase:
• 90 days from date of purchase - unit
exchange, which includes parts and labor.
91 days to 1 year from date of purchase -
unit exchange, which includes parts only;
you pay the labor.
What we will do:
•Provide you with a new, or at our option, a
refurbished unit. The exchange unit is
under warranty for the remainder of the
original product’s warranty period.
•Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of
sale or receipted invoice which is evidence
that the product is within the warranty
period must be presented to obtain
warranty service. For rental firms, proof of
first rental is also required.
How to make a warranty claim:
•Properly pack your unit. Include any cables,
etc., which were originally provided with
the product. We recommend using the
original carton and packing materials.
•Include evidence of purchase date such as
the bill of sale. Also print your name and
address and a description of the defect.
Send via standard UPS or its equivalent to:
Product Exchange Center,
11721 B Alameda Avenue,
Socorro, Texas 79927
•Insure your shipment for of loss or damage.
Thomson accepts no liability in case of
damage or loss en route to Thomson.
• Pay any charges billed to you by the
Exchange Center for service not covered by
•A new or refurbished unit will be shipped
to you freight prepaid.
What your warranty does not cover:
• Customer instruction. (Your Owner’s Manual
provides information regarding operating
Instructions and user controls. For
additional information, ask your dealer.)
•Installation and set-up service adjustments.
• Damage from misuse or neglect.
•Products which have been modified or
incorporated into other products.
•Products purchased or serviced outside the
•Acts of nature, such as but not limited to
•Please complete and mail the Product
registration Card packed with your unit. It
will make it easier to contact you should it
ever be necessary. The return of the card is
not required for warranty coverage.
Limitation of Warranty:
• THE WARRANTY STATED ABOVE IS THE
ONLY WARRANTY APPLICABLE TO THIS
PRODUCT. ALL OTHER WARRANTIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING ALL
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE) ARE HEREBY
DISCLAIMED. NO VERBAL OR WRITTEN
INFORMATION GIVEN BY THOMSON INC.,
ITS AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE
A GUARANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE
THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY.
• REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED
UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE EXCLUSIVE
REMEDY OF THE CONSUMER. THOMSON
INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING
FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT OR
ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF ANY
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY ON THIS
PRODUCT. THIS DISCLAIMER OF
WARRANTIES AND LIMITED WARRANTY ARE
GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF
INDIANA. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT
PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY
IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
ON THIS PRODUCT IS LIMITED TO THE
APPLICABLE WARRANTY PERIOD SET FORTH
How state law relates to this warranty:
• Some states do not allow the exclusion nor
limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, or limitations on how long an
implied warranty lasts, so the above
limitations or exclusions may not apply to
• This warranty gives you specific legal rights,
and you also may have other rights that
vary from state to state.
If you purchased your product outside the
• This warranty does not apply. Contact your
dealer for warranty information.
Troubleshooting tipsCD playback
The descriptions and characteristics in this owner’s
manual are for the purpose of general reference only
and not as a guarantee. In order to provide you with
the highest quality product, we may make changes or
modifications without prior notice. The English
version serves as the final reference on all product
and operational details should any discrepancies arise
in other languages.
5644 166A (EN/E)
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.
In accordance with FCC requirements, changes or
modifications not expressly approved by
Thomson Inc. could void the user’s authority to
operate this product. This device generates and
uses radio frequency (RF) energy, and if not
installed and used properly, this equipment may
cause interference to radio and television
If this equipment does cause interference to
radio or television reception (which you can
determine by unplugging the unit), try to correct
the interference by one or more of the following
•Re-orient the receiving antenna (that is, the
antenna for the radio or television that is
“receiving” the interference).
• Move the unit away from the equipment
that is receiving interference.
•Plug the unit into a different wall outlet so
that the unit and the equipment receiving
interference are on different branch circuits.
If these measures do not eliminate the
interference, please consult your dealer or an
experienced radio/television technician for
AUDIO AND COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION PLEASE READ AND SAVE THIS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Some of the following information may not apply to
your particular product; however, as with any
electronic product, precautions should be observed
during handling and use.
• Before using the product, please follow and
adhere to all warnings, safety and operating
instructions located on the product and in the
user book. Save all instructions for future
For your safety
The AC power plug is polarized
(one blade is wider than the
other) and only fits into AC
power outlets one way. If the
plug will not go into the outlet
completely, turn the plug over and try to insert
it the other way. If it still does not fit, contact a
qualified electrician to change the outlet, or use
a different one. Do not attempt to bypass this
CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK,
MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT,
This product should be serviced only by those
specially trained in appropriate servicing
techniques. For instructions on how to obtain
service, refer to the warranty included in this
Product: Portable CD radio
Power Supply: 120V ~ 60Hz
Power Consumption: 15 Watts
Comercializadora Thomson de México, S.A.
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Col. Roma. Delegación Cuauhtémoc
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P.O. Box 1976
Indianapolis, IN 46206 - 1976
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• The apparatus should not be exposed to
dripping or splashing and no objects
filled with liquids, such as vases, should
be placed on the apparatus.
• No naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, should be placed on the
• Attention should be drawn to the
environmental aspects of battery
• Minimum distances should be kept
around the apparatus for sufficient
• The ventilation should not be impeded
by covering the ventilation opening with
items, such as newspaper, table-cloths,
• The rating plate is located at the bottom
cabinet of apparatus.
• Never open the cabinet under any
circumstances. Any repairs or internal
adjustments should be made only by a
• Never operate this product with the
• Do not use your System immediately
after transporting it from a cold place to
a warm place, as condensation may cause
the system to malfunction.
• Keep your unit away from humid areas
and abnormally hot places.
• Do not touch the player with wet hands.
If any liquid enters the player cabinet,
take the player to a trained technician
• This compact disc player uses a laser to
read the music on the disc. The laser
mechanism corresponds to the cartridge
and stylus of a record player. Although
this product incorporates a laser pick-up
lens, it is completely safe when operated
according to directions.
• Discs rotate at high speed inside the
player. Do not use damaged, warped, or
• Do not touch the pick-up lens which is
located inside the disc compartment. To
keep dust from collecting on the pick-up
lens, do not leave the compartment door
open for an extended period of time. If
the lens becomes dirty, clean it with a
soft brush, or use an air blower brush
designed for camera lenses.
• Have a Blast-Just Not in your
Make sure you turn down
the volume on the unit
before you put on headphones.
Increase the volume to the desired level
only after headphone are in place.
• Do not play your headset at high volume.
Hearing experts warn against extended
• If you experience ringing in your ears,
reduce volume or discontinue use.
•You should use with extreme caution or
temporarily discontinue use in potentially
• Even if your headset is an open-air
designed to let you to hear outside
sounds, do not turn up the volume so
high that you are unable to hear what is
This product should only be used for the
purposes for which it is sold, that is,
entertainment, violating no copyright law.
Any attempts to use this product for
unintended purposes are unlawful and
therefore not condoned by Thomson.
• Remove the batteries to avoid leakage if
you do not use your system for more
than one month.
• Discard leaky batteries immediately as
leaking batteries may cause skin burns or
other personal injuries. Dispose of
batteries in the proper manner,
according to provincial and local
• Any battery may leak electrolyte under
the following circumstances:
- if mixed with a different battery type,
- if inserted incorrectly,
- if all batteries are not replaced at the
- if disposed of in fire, or
- if an attempt is made to charge a
battery not intended to be recharged
• Be sure to remove batteries when storing
the set for more than 30 days. Leaky
batteries can badly damage the system.
Be sure to dispose of leaky, weak or dead
batteries properly according to federal,
state, and local regulations. To prevent
injury or damage, do not reverse
batteries and do not mix battery type.
• Do not use your system immediately
after transporting it from a cold place to
a warm place, as condensation may cause
the system to malfunction. If moisture
forms inside this system, it may not
operate properly. To correct the problem,
turn off the power and wait about 30
minutes for moisture to evaporate.
• This system is fitted with a laser. To avoid
accidents, it is to be opened by qualified
• Never leave the tray open as dust could
cover the laser lens and/or the tray could
be bumped into accidentally.
• Do not place the system near wet areas
such as bathrooms and pool side. Avoid
storing the system at humid places or
near abnormally heated areas.
• Power is continuously supplied to the
system. To disconnect power completely,
unplug the power cord from the power
• Ensure minimum distance around the
apparatus for sufficient ventilation.The
ventilation should not be impeded by
covering the ventilation openings with
items, such as newspaper, etc.
• No naked flame source, such as lighted
candles, should be placed on the
Plug the power supply cord into the AC
power jack on the back of the unit, and into
an AC power supply outlet that accepts the
plug supplied with your unit.
You can insert 6 D-sized alkaline batteries
(not supplied) and you can take your stereo
just about anywhere.
• Open the battery compartment door on
the bottom of the unit by pressing down
on the tab and pulling out the cover.
• Before inserting the batteries, observe
the polarities (that is, + and -) of the
battery, then relate the polarities to the
engraved diagram located on the battery
compartment door. Insert batteries in the
Note that the AC line cord must be
unplugged from the jack on the back of
the unit to operate on batteries.
SOURCE To select among the radio, CD,
AUX IN and power off modes.
To go to the previous track/file or search
backward. To tune down frequency in the
To go to the next track/file or search
forward. To tune up frequency in the radio
To start and pause the playback.
To stop the playback.
OPEN Press to open the disc compartment
BAND To select the radio band.
DBBS To switch on or off the bass boost.
To select among Rock, Jazz, Pop, Classic
and equalizier off modes.
VOL To adjust the volume.
PRESET UP / PRESET DN To select the radio
PROGRAM To enter the program mode and
confirm the program settings. To set the
radio preset channels in the radio mode.
MODE To select among the repeat current
track/file, repeat all tracks/files and random
AUX IN To connect an audio cable for
external audio input. Select AUX IN mode by
To connect the headphones.
1. Sound equalizer modes
2. Audio-in mode selected
3. Program mode activated
4. Repeat mode
5. Disc contains mp3 files
6. DBBS mode activated
7. Random mode
8. Playback in progress
9. Radio frequency unit
11.Displays track/file number, volume level,
radio frequency, preset station number
and program location number during
This player can play mp3 files stored on a
Bass boost system
Press DBBS to turn the digital bass boost
system on and off.
Press to select among the different
sound effects (Rock, Jazz, Pop, Classic and
sound equalizer off).
Sound from an external player (e.g. mp3
player) can be played from this unit. Connect
an audio cable (not included) to the AUX IN
jack on the front of the unit. Connect the
other end of the cable to the external player.
Select the AUX IN mode by pressing SOURCE
repeatedly until “AUX” shows on the
Adjust volume by pressing VOL+/–. Control
other playback operations on the external
Notes on CD-R/RW
• Do not affix any type of
labels to either side (recordable
or labeled side) of a CD-R/RW
disc as this may result in the unit
•To avoid damages to the CD-R/RW
disc, do not open the disc
compartment door while the disc is
• Do not load an unrecorded CD-R/RW
disc into the unit. This may take a
longer time to read the disc.
• Playback capability for CD-RW discs
may vary due to variations in the
quality of the CD-RW disc and the
recorder used to create the disc.
Select radio mode
When the unit is turned off, press SOURCE
to turn the unit on. Press SOURCE
repeatedly to select radio mode.
Select radio band
Press BAND to select FM or AM band.
Extend or reposition the
antenna for better FM
reception. Rotate the unit for
better AM reception.
Tuning to a station
•Press to tune down radio frequency.
•Press to tune up radio frequency.
• Press and hold or to
automatically tune to the next station.
Setting preset stations
1. In the radio mode, press BAND to select a
2. Press or to select the station to be
saved as a preset station.
3. Press PROGRAM.
4. Press PRESET UP or PRESET DN
repeatedly to assign a preset station
5. Press PROGRAM to confirm.
6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to set additional preset
• There are 20 preset locations for FM and
12 preset locations for AM on this unit.
1. Press BAND to select a radio band.
2. Press PRESET UP or PRESET DOWN
repeatedly to access the desired preset
Selecting CD mode
When the unit is turned off, press SOURCE
to turn the unit on. Press SOURCE
repeatedly to select the CD mode.
Press the OPEN button to open the disc
compartment door. “– – –” shows on the
display when the door is open. Place a disc
on the disc tray with the label side facing up
and then close the door. “– – –” flashes on
the display when disc is being read. The total
number of track/file is then shown on the
When playing an mp3 disc, the display shows
the total number of tracks without the
Play and pause
1. In stop mode, press to begin
playback. The icon is displayed.
2. During playback, press to pause
playback. Press again to resume.
The icon and the current track/file
number are flashing in the pause mode.
Skip and search
1. Press or to skip to the previous or
next track respectively.
2. Press and hold or to search
quickly current track backward or
Press to stop the playback.
In CD / mp3 mode, press MODE repeatedly
to select among:
• REPEAT 1 - Repeats current track/file.
• REPEAT ALL - Repeats the entire disc.
• - Random playback.
• (No icon) - Normal playback.
1. In the CD stop mode, press PROGRAM to
enter the program mode.
The PROGRAM icon shows on the display
with “P01” (first program location) and
“000” (for selecting track/file number)
flash on the display.
2. Press or to select the track to be
3. Press PROGRAM to store the selected
4. Repeat step 2 and 3 to continue
5. Press in the program mode to start
the program playback.
Press to exit the program creating
The unit remains in program mode once
programming track is done.
In the program mode, random playback
mode cannot be selected.
Displaying and editing
• Press PROGRAM repeatedly to recall and
display the program.
• While track number is displayed, press
or to edit the track number. Press
PROGRAM to store the newly selected
Deleting program list
Opening the CD compartment door or
switching mode will delete all the stored
• The unit can program up to
64 normal audio CD tracks and
64 mp3 tracks.
• Folder program is not
supported by this unit.
In case of misfunction due to electrostatic discharge just reset the product (disconnect and
reconnect of the power source may be required) to resume normal operation.
System doesn’t turn on
• Unplug the unit for a moment, and then
plug it back in.
• Check the outlet by plugging in another
• Adjust volume setting.
• Make sure you’ve selected the correct
• Make sure headphones are not plugged
Poor radio reception
• Adjust the antenna for better reception
•Try turning off electrical appliances near
the unit, such as hair dryers, vacuum
cleaners, or fluorescent lights
CD doesn’t play
• Make sure you’ve put a CD in the tray
• Make sure the CD’s label is facing up
•Try another CD
• Make sure that Pause mode is not
• Make sure CD function is selected
CD sound skips
• Clean the CD (as explained in
• Check CD for warping, scratches, or other
Cannot play mp3 files
• Make sure files are saved under .mp3
extension. e.g. Rocky08.mp3
• Check that the recorded bit rate is within
32kbps and 320kbps.
• Make sure the files are in MPEG 1/2 layer
Cleaning the exterior
• Disconnect the system from AC power
before cleaning the exterior of the unit
with a soft dust cloth
• Clean the exterior with a soft clean cloth
or slightly moistened chamois leather.
DO NOT use solvents as it may cause
damage to the unit.
• Do not touch the signal surfaces. Hold
CDs by the edges, or by one edge and
• Do not affix labels or adhesive tapes to
the label surfaces. Do not scratch or
damage the label.
• CDs rotate at high speeds inside the
player. Do not use damaged (cracked or
• Make sure CDs are stored in their
original case after use. Keep them away
from damp, humid or abnormally heated
• Dirty CDs can cause poor sound quality.
Always keep CDs clean by wiping them
gently with a soft cloth from the inner
edge toward the outer perimeter.
• If a CD becomes dirty, wet a soft cloth in
water, wring it out well, wipe the dirt
away gently, and then remove any water
drops with a dry cloth.
• Do not use record cleaning sprays or
antistatic agents on CDs. Also, never
clean CDs with benzene, thinner, or other
volatile solvents which may cause
damage to disc surface.
CD Lens Care
• When your CD lens gets dirty it can also
cause the system to output poor sound
quality. To clean the lens you will need to
purchase a CD lens cleaner which can
maintain the output sound quality of
your system. For instructions on cleaning
the CD lens, refer to the ones
accompanying the lens cleaner.
Power supply: 120V~60Hz
Dimensions ( H x W x D mm):
Unit size - 152 x 360 x 270
CD player: Response curve (+/- 2dB):
60Hz to 20 kHz
Rating Plate: Look for it at the bottom of the
additional suggestions. Also, the Federal
Communications Commission has prepared a
helpful booklet, “How To Identify and Resolve
Radio TV Interference Problems.” This booklet is
available from the U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, DC 20402. Please specify
stock number 004-000-00345-4 when ordering
This product complies with DHHS Rules 21 CFR
subchapter J. Applicable at the date of
For your records
In the event that service should be required, you
may need the model number and the serial
number. In the space below, record the date and
place of purchase and the serial number:
Date of Purchase:
Place of Purchase:
• Do not expose product to rain and do not use
near water; such as, sink, wet basement,
swimming pools, etc.
•Always leave sufficient space around the product
for ventilation. Do not place product in or on a
bed, rug, bookcase or cabinet that may prevent
air flow through vent openings.
• Do not expose product to extreme temperatures
such as found near a hot radiator or stove, or in a
car parked in the Summer sun.
• Connect power cord only to AC power source as
marked on the product.
• Some products employ a polarized AC line plug
(one blade is wider). This is a safety feature. The
plug will go in the power outlet only one way. If
the plug doesn’t go into the outlet completely,
turn the plug over and put it in the other way. If
it still doesn’t fit, contact a qualified electrician to
change the outlet. Do not defeat the safety
purpose of the polarized plug.
• Route power cord to prevent it from being
pinched, or walked on, or melted by a hot stove
•To clean cabinet, unplug AC power cord, then use
a soft cloth dampened only with water.
• Do not place lighted candles, cigarettes, cigars,
etc. on the product.
• Unplug AC power cord from outlet during a
lightning storm or when product is left unused
for a long period of time to prevent damage due
to lightning or power line surges.
• Care should be taken so that objects do not fall
and liquids do not spill into the product.
• Never add accessories that the product has not
been designed to accommodate.
• Use only the manufacturer’s approved mounting
instructions and hardware when installing
• Do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet. This
product does not contain customer serviceable
• Do not handle the unit or power cord when your
hands are wet or damp.
• Carts and Stands — The appliance
should be used only with a cart or
stand that is recommended by the
• An appliance and cart combination
should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive
force, and uneven surfaces may cause the
appliance and cart combination to overturn.
• Damage Requiring Service–This product should
be serviced by qualified service personnel when:
A. The power supply cord or the plug has been
B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled
into the product; or
C. The product has been exposed to rain; or
D. The product does not appear to operate
normally or exhibits a marked change in
E. The product has been dropped, or the cabinet
•When service or repairs are completed, ask the
service technician to perform the safety check
described in the service manual and to confirm
that replacement parts have the same safety
characteristics as the original parts.
• Overloading - Do not overload the wall outlets,
extension cords or integral convenience
receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or
• IF YOUR PRODUCT OPERATES ON BATTERIES,
adhere to the following precautions:
A. Any battery may leak electrolyte if mixed with
a different battery type, if inserted incorrectly, or
if all batteries are not replaced at the same time.
B. Any battery may leak electrolyte or explode if
disposed of in fire or an attempt is made to
charge a battery not intended to be recharged.
C. Discard leaky batteries immediately. Leaking
batteries can cause skin burns or other personal
injury.When discarding batteries, be sure to
dispose of them in the proper manner, according
to provincial and local regulations.
• IF YOUR PRODUCT IS EQUIPPED WITH
ANTENNA TERMINALS, and if an outdoor
antenna is connected, be sure the system is
grounded so as to provide some protection
against voltage surge and built-up static charges.
An outdoor antenna should be locate away from
• IF PRODUCT IS TO BE CONNECTED TO A CATV
SYSTEM, call the CATV system installer’s
attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that
provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in
particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be
connected to the grounding system of the
building, as close to the point of cable entry as