When connecting an audio cord, be sure to match the colour-coded cord to the appropriate jacks on the components: Red (right) to Red and White (left) to
White. Be sure to make connections firmly to avoid hum and noise.
Connect the component via the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) connector using the coaxial cable (not supplied).
When you connect via the DIGITAL OUT connector, noise may occur when you play CD software other than music, such as a CD-ROM.
You can adjust the output level to the amplifier
Press LINE OUT LEVEL +/ on the remote. You can reduce the output level up to 20 dB.
When you reduce the output level, FADE appears in the display.
When you turn off the player, the output level automatically returns to the maximum level.
If you have a Sony component with the CONTROL A1
Connect the component via the CONTROL A1 jack. You can simplify the operation of audio systems composed of separate Sony components. For details, refer to the supplementary S-LinkTM/CONTROL-A1 Control
If you press the LINE OUT LEVEL +/ buttons on the remote while recording, the recording level will change even when it is preset on the tape deck, etc. pWhen making digital hookups
You can avoid deterioration of the signal during transmission, since the music signal output through the digital output connectors retains digital form.
You can connect a digital component such as a digital amplifier, D/A converter, DAT or MD. When you connect a DAT or MD, you can make digital recordings from CDs.
Note that you cannot use the following functions when making this connection:
Fading in or out (see page 17)
Time Fade (see page 17)
Adjusting the output level using the LINE OUT
LEVEL +/ buttons on the remote (see above)
If you have a digital component with an optical digital input connector
Connecting the mains lead
Connect the mains lead to a wall outlet.
Removing the warning from the disc tray
The warning, Do not touch the lens inside, is put inside the disc tray at the factory.
Before using the player, you must remove this warning. Turn on the player, and press
OPEN/CLOSE, and remove the warning.
Where do I go next?
Now youre ready to use your player.
If you arent familiar with how to play CDs, go to the section
Playing a CD on page 6.
Then, go to the following sections for other operations.
Connect the component via the DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) connector using the optical cable (not supplied). Take off the cap and plug in the optical cable.
Playing a CD
TIME FADE CHECK
PLAY MODE REPEAT
See pages 4 5 for the hookup information.
If you turn on the player with a CD in the tray
You can start playing automatically from the beginning of the CD. If you connect a commercially available timer, you can start playing the CD at any time
If NO STABI appears in the display
Place the supplied stabiliser on the CD.
If you do not, this indication
In Step 3, do not place two or more CDs at the same time.
If you do so, you may damage the discs and/or the player.
Turn on the amplifier and select the CD player position.
Press U to turn on the player.
Press OPEN/CLOSE, and place a CD on the tray.
With the label side up
Place the supplied stabiliser on the CD with the smaller hole side facing up.
The disc tray closes and the player plays all the tracks once
Adjust the volume on the amplifier.
To stop playback p AMS
TIME FADE CHECK
PLAY MODE REPEAT
You need to
Resume play after pause
Press P or
Go to the next track
Turn AMS clockwise
Go back to the preceding track
Turn AMS counterclockwise
Stop play and remove the CD
When you want to
Display information while playing a disc
Using the Display
You can check information about the disc using the
While playing a disc, the display shows the current track number, index number, playing time and music
The track numbers in the music calendar disappear after they are played.
Checking the remaining time
Each time you press TIME/TEXT (or TIME on the remote) while playing a disc, the display changes as shown in the chart below.
Playing time of the current track
Remaining time on the current track
If the track number exceeds 24, . appears instead of the remaining time.
Checking the total number and playing time of the tracks
Remaining time on
Press TIME/TEXT (or TIME on the remote) before you start playing.
The display shows the total number of tracks, total