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CD Stereo System
Model No. SC-PM200
Thank you for purchasing this system.
For optimum performance and safety,
read these instructions fully before
you connect, operate or adjust this
Keep this manual for future reference.
These operating instructions are
applicable to the following system.
Main unit SA-PM200
Your system and the illustrations can
Do the procedures with the remote
control. You can also use the
buttons on the main unit if they are
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Use numbers indicated in parentheses when
asking for replacement parts. (Product numbers
correct as of May 2011. These may be subject to
1 x AC mains lead
1 x Remote control
1 x AM loop antenna
1 x FM indoor antenna
1 x Antenna plug adaptor
THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER.
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS
OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES
OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED
HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT
REPAIR YOURSELF. REFER SERVICING
TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
The socket outlet shall be installed near the
equipment and easily accessible.
The mains plug of the power supply cord
shall remain readily operable.
To completely disconnect this apparatus
from the AC Mains, disconnect the power
supply cord plug from AC receptacle.
This product may receive radio interference
caused by mobile telephones during use.
If such interference is apparent, please
increase separation between the product
and the mobile telephone.
THIS UNIT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology
licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
Set the system up on an even surface away
from direct sunlight, high temperatures, high
humidity, and excessive vibration. These
conditions can damage the cabinet and other
components, thereby shortening the service
life of the system.
Place it at least 15 cm away from wall
surfaces to avoid distortion and unwanted
Do not place heavy items on the system.
Do not use high voltage power sources. This
can overload the system and cause a fire.
Do not use a DC power source. Check the
source carefully when setting the system up
on a ship or other place where DC is used.
AC mains lead protection
Ensure the AC mains lead is connected
correctly and not damaged. Poor connection
and lead damage can cause fire or electric
shock. Do not pull, bend, or place heavy items
on the lead.
Grasp the plug firmly when unplugging the
lead. Pulling the AC mains lead can cause
Do not handle the plug with wet hands. This
can cause electric shock.
CAUTION FOR AC MAINS LEAD
For your safety, please read the following text
This appliance is supplied with a moulded
three pin mains plug for your safety and
A 5-ampere fuse is fitted in this plug.
Should the fuse need to be replaced please
ensure that the replacement fuse has a rating
of 5-ampere and that it is approved by ASTA
or BSI to BS1362.
Check for the ASTA mark
or the BSI mark
on the body of the fuse.
If the plug contains a removable fuse cover
you must ensure that it is refitted when the
fuse is replaced.
If you lose the fuse cover the plug must not be
used until a replacement cover is obtained.
A replacement fuse cover can be purchased
from your local dealer.
IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS
UNSUITABLE FOR THE SOCKET
OUTLET IN YOUR HOME THEN THE
FUSE SHOULD BE RE MOVED AND THE
PLUG CUT OFF AND DIS POSED OF
THERE IS A DANGER OF SEVERE
ELECTRICAL SHOCK IF THE CUT
OFF PLUG IS IN SERTED INTO ANY
If a new plug is to be fitted please observe the
wiring code as stated below.
If in any doubt please consult a qualified
The wires in this mains lead are coloured in
accordance with the following code:
Blue: Neutral, Brown: Live.
As these colours may not correspond with the
coloured markings identifying the terminals in
your plug, proceed as follows:
The wire which is coloured Blue must be
connected to the terminal which is marked
with the letter N or col oured Black or Blue.
The wire which is coloured Brown must be
connected to the terminal which is marked
with the letter L or coloured Brown or Red.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE,
ELECTRIC SHOCK OR PRODUCT
• DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS
TO RAIN, MOISTURE, DRIPPING OR
SPLASHING AND THAT NO OBJECTS
FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS
VASES, SHALL BE PLACED ON THE
• USE ONLY THE RECOMMENDED
• DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER
(OR BACK); THERE ARE NO USER
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
• DO NOT INSTALL OR PLACE THIS
UNIT IN A BOOKCASE, BUILT-IN
CABINET OR IN ANOTHER CONFINED
SPACE. ENSURE THE UNIT IS WELL
VENTILATED. TO PREVENT RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD
DUE TO OVERHEATING, ENSURE
THAT CURTAINS AND ANY OTHER
MATERIALS DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE
• DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE UNIT’S
VENTILATION OPENINGS WITH
CURTAINS, AND SIMILAR ITEMS.
• DO NOT PLACE SOURCES OF
NAKED FLAMES, SUCH AS LIGHTED
CANDLES, ON THE UNIT.
• DISPOSE OF BATTERIES IN AN
Inside of product
Do not let metal objects fall inside the system.
This can cause electric shock or malfunction.
Do not let liquids get into the system. This can
cause electric shock or malfunction. If this
occurs, immediately disconnect the system
from the power supply and contact your
Do not spray insecticides onto or into the
system. They contain flammable gases which
can ignite if sprayed into the system.
Do not attempt to repair this system by
yourself. If sound is interrupted, indicators fail
to light, smoke appears, or any other problem
that is not covered in these instructions
occurs, disconnect the AC mains lead and
contact your dealer or an authorised service
centre. Electric shock or damage to the
system can occur if the system is repaired,
disassembled or reconstructed by unqualified
Extend operating life by disconnecting the
system from the power source if it is not to be
used for a long time.
Back of product
WARNING: DO NOT CONNECT EITHER
WIRE TO THE EARTH TERMINAL WHICH
IS MARKED WITH THE LETTER E, BY
THE EARTH SYMBOL
GREEN OR GREEN/YELLOW.
THIS PLUG IS NOT WATERPROOF—KEEP
Remove the connector cover.
How to replace the fuse
The location of the fuse differ according to
the type of AC mains plug (figures A and B).
Confirm the AC mains plug fitted and follow
the instructions below.
Illustrations may differ from actual AC mains
1. Open the fuse cover with a screwdriver.
Figure A Figure B
2. Replace the fuse and close or attach the
Figure A Figure B
Fuse (5 ampere)
Fuse (5 ampere)
These symbols on the products,
packaging, and/or accompanying
documents mean that used
electrical and electronic products
and batteries should not be mixed
with general household waste.
For proper treatment, recovery
and recycling of old products and
used batteries, please take them
to applicable collection points,
in accordance with your national
legislation and the Directives
2002/96/EC and 2006/66/EC.
By disposing of these products
and batteries correctly, you will
help to save valuable resources
and prevent any potential
negative effects on human
health and the environment
which could otherwise arise from
inappropriate waste handling.
For more information about
collection and recycling of old
products and batteries, please
contact your local municipality,
your waste disposal service
or the point of sale where you
purchased the items.
Penalties may be applicable for
incorrect disposal of this waste,
in accordance with national
For business users in the
If you wish to discard electrical
and electronic equipment, please
contact your dealer or supplier for
[Information on Disposal in
other Countries outside the
These symbols are only valid in
the European Union. If you wish
to discard these items, please
contact your local authorities or
dealer and ask for the correct
method of disposal.
Note for the battery symbol
(bottom two symbol examples):
This symbol might be used in
combination with a chemical
symbol. In this case it complies
with the requirement set by
the Directive for the chemical
Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Old Equipment and used Batteries
“EB” on the packaging indicates the United Kingdom.
OVERVIEW OF CONTROLS
Refer to the numbers in parentheses for chapter
A Standby/on switch [
] (8, 13)
Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode
or vice versa. In standby mode, the unit is still
consuming a small amount of power.
B Numeric buttons [1 to 9, 0, ≧10]
To select a 2-digit number
Example: 16: [≧10] →  → 
C Delete a programmed track (5)
D Select source
[USB]: Select USB (6)
[CD]: Select disc (5)
[RADIO, EXT-IN] / [RADIO/EXT-IN]:
Select radio, USB or music port (7, 10, 11)
E Basic operation
]: Playback or pause operation
]: Stop playback
]: Skip track
Select preset radio station
]: Search track
Tune in to the radio station
]:Skip and search track
Select preset radio station
F Select the sound effects (9)
G Auto preset the radio station (7)
H View the information shown on the display panel
Decrease the brightness of the display panel
Press and hold the button to use this function.
To cancel, press and hold the button again.
I Set the sleep timer (8)
Set the clock and timer (8)
J Set the program function (5, 7)
K Adjust the volume of the system
L Mute the sound of the system
Press the button again to cancel.
“MUTE” is also cancelled when you adjust the
volume or when you switch off the system.
M Set the play menu item (5)
N Set the radio menu item (7)
]: Skip album
Adjust clock setting
]: Select the item in the menu
[OK]: Confirm the setting
P Automatically switch off the system
This function switches off the system (except in
radio source) if you do not use the system for
approximately 30 minutes.
To cancel, press the button again.
Q Music port jack (10)
R Headphones jack ( ) (10)
S Display panel
T USB port ( ) (6)
U Open or close the disc tray
V Disc tray
W Remote control sensor
Sales and Support Information
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• For customers within Ireland: 01 289 8333
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PREPARING THE REMOTE CONTROL
Use alkaline or manganese battery.
Install the battery so that the poles
(+ and –) align with those in the remote
Point the remote control at the remote
control sensor, away from obstacles, at a
maximum range of 7 m directly in front of
the main unit.
• Do not break open or short-circuit the battery.
• Do not charge the alkaline or manganese
• Do not use the battery if the cover has peeled
• Do not heat or expose to flame.
• Do not leave the battery(ies) in an automobile
exposed to direct sunlight for a long period of
time with doors and windows closed.
• Mishandling of battery can cause electrolyte
leakage, which can cause a fire.
• Remove the battery if you do not use the
remote control for a long period of time. Keep in
a cool, dark area.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or
equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to
the manufacturer’s instructions.
MAKING THE CONNECTIONS
The system consumes approximately 0.2 W when it is in standby mode. Disconnect the power
supply if you do not use the system.
Some settings will be lost after you disconnect the system. You have to set them again.
1 Connect the speakers.
Be careful not to cross
(short-circuit) or reverse
the polarity of the
speaker wires as doing
so may damage the
2 Connect the FM indoor antenna.
Place the antenna where reception is
Using an outdoor antenna (optional)
• Use FM outdoor antenna only if the
radio reception is poor.
• Use the included antenna plug adaptor
to connect the FM outdoor antenna.
• The antenna should be installed by a
• Do not use the outdoor antenna during
a lightning storm.
3 Connect the AM loop antenna.
4 Connect the AC mains lead.
READ THE CAUTION FOR AC MAINS
LEAD BEFORE CONNECTION.
Use the included AC mains lead with this
Do not use an AC mains lead from other
PLACEMENT OF SPEAKERS
The right and left speakers are the same.
You cannot remove the net of the speakers.
Use only the supplied speakers.
The combination of the main unit and
speakers give the best sound.
You can cause damage to the system and
decrease the sound quality if you use other
• Keep your speakers more than 10 mm
from the main unit for ventilation.
• Put the speakers on a flat safe surface.
• These speakers do not have magnetic
shielding. Do not put them near TVs, PCs
or other equipment easily influenced by
• When you play at high levels for a long
period, it can cause damage to the system
and decrease the life of the system.
• Decrease the volume in these conditions to
– When you play distorted sound.
– When you adjust the sound quality.
• Use the speakers only with the recommended system. If not, you can cause
damage to the amplifier and speakers and can cause a fire. Consult an approved
service personnel if damage occurs or if there is a sudden apparent change in
• Do the procedures included in these instructions when you attach the speakers.
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