Panasonic SL-SW945 Portable CD Player User Manual

No play.
No sound or there is a lot of
Play doesn’t resume from the
track where play stopped at.
Play doesn’t start from the
first track.
The unit stops working.
Cannot change the Anti-skip
Cannot specify point A or B.
The unit malfunctions when
connected to other
Cannot hear the remote
control’s operation tone.
The remote control does not
work properly.
Cannot recharge.
The AC adaptor becomes
warm during recharging.
The batteries are taking
a long time to recharge.
Play time is short after
The battery indicator fails to
appear or is incorrect.
Sampling frequency: 44.1 kHz
No. of channels: 2 (left and right, stereo)
Headphone output level:
RMS max. 6 mWi6 mW/
16 (adjustable)
Frequency response: 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
(i0 dB to j7 dB)
Light source: Semiconductor laser
Wavelength: 780 nm
Power supply:
DC input (
AC adaptor, not included
DC 4.5 V
Operational temperature range: 0 eC–40 eC
(32 eF–104 eF)
Rechargeable temperature range: 5 eC–40 eC
(41 eF–104 eF)
Play time:
Using on a flat stable surface at 25 eC (77 eF), EQ
is off, Hold is on, Anti-skip is on POS 1.
Play times are in hours and approximate.
Recharging time: About 4 to 5 hours
The play time may be less depending on the
operating conditions.
Play time will be considerably reduced when
playing CD-RW.
Dimensions (WaHaD): 142a29.7a142 mm
Mass: 321 g (11.3 oz.)(with batteries)
275 g (9.7 oz.)(without batteries)
Play time
1 Pair of stereo headphones:
1 Wired remote control:
1 Hand strap:
Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to the “Customer Services Directory”
on page 2
if you reside in the U.S.A., or refer to the “Product information” on page 2 if you reside in Canada.
Troubleshooting guide
Panasonic Sales Company,
Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc. (“PSC”)
Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5 San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985
Panasonic Canada Inc.
5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3
C 2004 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Printed in Japan
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company,
Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America
One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
Dear Customer
Thank you for purchasing
this product. Before
connecting, operating or
adjusting this product,
please read these
instructions completely.
Please keep this manual
for future reference.
This function causes the unit to ignore accidental button presses.
Set to HOLD so the unit doesn’t power on accidentally or interrupt play .
The unit and remote control each have independent HOLD switches.
Note on CD-R and CD-RW
This unit can play CD-DA format audio CD-R and CD-RW that have been
upon completion of recording. It may not be able to play some
CD-R or CD-RW due to the condition of the recording.
§Finalizing is a process that enables CD-R/CD-RW players to play audio
CD-R and CD-RW.
Resume function
The player stores the track where you stopped play.
Opening the lid when the unit is in stop mode cancels the function.
Auto off function
If the unit is left in stop mode for approximately 10 minutes, the unit turns
itself off automatically.
2 optional
alkaline batteries
2 optional rechargeable
The HOLD function is on. Release HOLD (page 4).
The batteries may have run empty (
page 3).
(If play is extremely short even after fully recharging the batteries, the
batteries may have exceeded their life. Rechargeable batteries can be
recharged approximately 300 times.)
The disc isn’t correctly set.
The disc is scratched or dirty. (Tracks skipped.)
There is moisture on the lens. Wait for about an hour and then try again.
The lens is dirty: clean it with a blower (recommended product:
SZZP1038C). If the lens gets marked with fingerprints, gently wipe them
off with a cotton swab.
Ensure the plugs are inserted firmly.
Wipe the plugs clean with a clean cloth.
The elapsed playing time disappears and sound is interrupted if bumps
continue repeatedly.
Separate this unit from mobile telephones.
This doesn’t work if you open the lid while the unit is in stop mode.
This doesn’t work during random play.
It may not work correctly under some conditions.
Random play modes may be on (page 4).
Play resumes from the track where you last stopped play (play may start
from a different track if you change discs after the power has been
turned off).
Disconnect then reconnect all power sources (batteries and AC adaptor).
If [:] or [9] is pressed before [MEMORY/RECALL] you cannot
change the mode.
You may not be able to specify point A or B at the end of disc.
Be sure to connect other equipment through the remote control. Speakers
connected directly to the unit should have an impedance of 1 kor less.
The operation tone may be off (
page 4).
Use only the included remote control to operate this unit.
You aren’t using the special rechargeable batteries (
page 3).
You must insert two batteries before you can recharge them.
The unit must be off before you can recharge.
This is normal.
The batteries may take a maximum of 6 hours to recharge under some
The HOLD function is on. Release HOLD (page 4).
You haven’t inserted a disc or it isn’t inserted correctly.
You have inserted a disc this unit cannot play.
The disc lid is open.
The program already contains 20 tracks.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Mass and dimensions are approximate.
This may occur after the first time you recharge the batteries or haven’t used
them for a long time. Play time should be restored after a few recharges.
The batteries can go flat if you leave the AC adaptor connected after
recharging is complete.
The indicator does not appear when an AC adaptor is connected.
The indicator does not appear correctly under some conditions.
Operating Instructions
Portable CD Player
Supplied Accessories
Check the packing carton for these accessories.
Use numbers indicated when ordering replacements or optional accessories from your Panasonic dealer.
In the U.S.A. to order accessories, refer to
Accessory Purchases
” on page 2
The model number and serial
number of this product can be
found on either the back or the
bottom of the unit.
Please note them in the space
provided below and keep for future