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You can preset your favorite radio stations automatically (FM stations only) or manually to tune the stations simply by
selecting the preset group and number. The CinemaStation can store up to 40 stations (5 groups x 8 stations) in its memory.
If the FM radio wave reception is strong in your area, Auto
Preset is a quick and useful way to preset FM radio stations. If
you want to preset AM stations or the FM radio wave reception
is weak in your area, preset stations manually (page 52).
1 Press PRESET/BAND on the CinemaStation
to select FM (Preset mode).
Each time you press the button, the mode changes as
“FM” (Tuning mode)
“AM” (Tuning mode)
“FM:” (Preset mode)
Press AUTO/MAN’L to select Auto Preset mode.
Make sure “AUTO” lights up in the CinemaStation
Press and hold MEMORY for about three seconds.
“MEMORY” and “AUTO” blinks in the CinemaStation
display, then Auto Preset starts at the frequency currently
selected toward higher frequency in a few seconds.
When Auto Preset finishes, “MEMORY” and
“AUTO” turns off and the CinemaStation
automatically applies a preset group and number to
each detected FM station.
■ To specify a starting group and number
You can specify a preset group and number that store the
first detected FM station. Also, you can start Auto Preset
at the frequency currently selected toward higher or lower
1 Carry out steps 1 and 2 in the “Presetting FM
stations automatically (Auto Preset)”
procedure on this page.
2 Press and hold MEMORY for about three
The MEMORY indicator blinks in the display.
3 While MEMORY is blinking, press A/B/C/D/E
to select the starting preset group, then
press PRESET/TUNING u or d to select the
preset start number.
4 Press PRESET/BAND to turn off the colon (:),
then press PRESET/TUNING u or d.
When you press PRESET/TUNING d, Auto Preset
starts at the frequency currently displayed and tunes
toward the lower frequencies, and when you press
PRESET/TUNING u, Auto Preset tunes toward the
• When presetting a radio station, the CinemaStation
automatically sets the reception mode (stereo or monaural) at
the same time.
• Auto Preset automatically stops after searching the whole
frequency range or detecting 40 stations.
• If you select a preset number that has been already applied to
other station, it will be replaced with the new station.
• If the MEMORY indicator stops blinking before you perform
step 3 above, Auto Preset is cancelled and you must start the
Presetting Radio Stations
Presetting FM stations
automatically (Auto Preset)
d PRESET/TUNING u