Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product 3-287-077-14(2) Sony
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©2008 Sony Corporation 3-287-077- 14 (2) Mini Hi-Fi Component System Operating Instructions MHC-GT555 / GT444 MHC-GT222 / GT111 LBT -ZT4.
2 GB To reduc e the risk of fire or electr ic shock, do not expose thi s apparatus to rain or moisture. To reduce the ris k of fire, do n ot cover the ventilation o pening of the apparatus with newspapers , tableclo ths, curt ains, etc. Do not place th e naked flame sou rces such as lighted can dles on th e apparatus .
3 GB The following F CC statemen t applies on ly to the version of th is model manufactu red for sale in th e U.S.A. Other versions ma y not comply with FCC tech nical regula tions. WARNING This equip ment has be en tested a nd found t o comply with the limits for a Class B digit al device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Ru les.
4 GB Notice for the customer in the countries applying EU Di rectives The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato- ku Tokyo, 108-007 5 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 S tuttgart, Germany.
5 GB Note on DualDiscs A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates DV D recorded m aterial on one side with digital a udio material on the o ther side. Howe ver, since the audio m aterial side does not conf orm to the Compac t Disc (CD) standard, playback on this produc t is not guaranteed .
6 GB Table of Contents About this manual .... ........... ........ 5 Guide to parts a nd controls ........ .. 7 Hooking up the system securely .............. ............ ........ 13 Setting t he clock .................. ...... 15 Playing an AUDIO CD/MP3 disc .
7 GB Guide to parts and controls Guide to parts and controls This manual mainly explains operation s us ing the remote, but the same oper ations can also be performed using the buttons on the unit having the same or similar names.
8 GB 1 "/1 (on/standby) (pages 14, 3 3, 37) Press to turn on the system. The STANDBY indicator lights up when the system is turned off. B DISPLAY (pages 26, 28, 33) Press to change the informatio n on the display. C METER MODE (page 26) Press to select the preset meter displ ay.
9 GB Guide to parts and controls M DISC SKIP/EX-CHA N GE (pages 14, 16, 27, 29) Press to select a disc. Press to exchange a disc while playing. N PHO N ES jack Connect the headphones. O LBT-ZT4 only AUDIO I N PUT jack (page 24) Other models AUDIO I N PUT L/R jacks (page 24) Connect to an audio componen t (Portable audio player, etc.
10 GB x Z (stop/eject) (pages 23, 29) Press to stop tape playback. Press to insert or eject a tape. X (pause) (pages 23, 29) Press to pause tape playback . Remote RM-AMU008 (LBT-ZT4 only) 1 "/1 (on/standby) (pages 15, 3 2) Press to turn on the system.
11 GB Guide to parts and controls H FU N CTIO N +/– (pages 16, 17, 2 1, 23, 24) Press to select a function. I VOLUME +/– * (pages 16, 17, 21, 23, 24) Press to adjust the volume. * T he VOLUME + button has a tactile dot . Use the tactile dot as a reference when oper ating the system.
12 GB D USB (page 21) Press to select the USB function. CD (pages 16, 29) Press to select the CD function. TU N ER/BA N D (page 17) Press to select the TUNER function. Press to select the FM or AM band. FU N CTIO N (pages 23, 24) Press to select a function.
13 GB Getting Started Hooking up the system securely 1 To FM lead antenna 2 To AM loop antenna 3 To DIGITAL MEDIA PORT adapter 4 To subwoofer 5 To front speaker (left) 6 To front speaker (right) a) The FM 75 Ω COAXIAL jack varies acc ording to models.
14 GB A Antennas Find a location and an orientation that provide good reception, and then set up the antennas. Keep the antennas aw ay from the speaker cords, the power cord a nd the USB cable to avoid picking up noise. B DMPORT (DIGITAL MEDIA PORT) (LBT-ZT4 only) Connect the DIGITAL ME DIA PORT adapter.
15 GB Getting Started Speaker pads Attach the supplied speaker pads to the bottom of the front speakers and subwoofer to prevent slip ping. Front speakers: 4 pads for each speaker Subwoofer: 4 pads (M.
16 GB Playing an AUDIO CD/ MP3 disc 1 Select the CD function. Press CD (RM-AMU006) or press FUNCTION +/– (RM-AMU008) repeatedly (or press CD on the un it). 2 Place a disc. Press Z OPEN/CLOSE on the unit, and place a disc with the label side up on the disc tray.
17 GB Basic Oper ations To change the play mode Press PLAY MODE repeatedly in stop mode. You can select normal play (“ALL DISCS” for all discs or “1 DISC” for a disc or “ *” for all MP3 files in the folder on the disc), shuffle play (“ALL DISCS SHUF” or “1 DISC SHUF” or “ SHUF*”), or program play (“PGM”).
18 GB Transferring onto an USB device You can connect an optional USB device to the (USB) port on the unit and transfer music from a sound source (including connected audio components) to the USB device. The audio fo rmat of files transfe rred by this system is MP3.
19 GB Basic Oper ations 4 Press REC TO on the unit while the selected track or MP3 file is being played back. “USB” and “REC” light up in the display. Then, transf erring star ts from the beginning of the track or file when “DON’T REMOVE” a ppears in the display.
20 GB 4 Press ENTER on the unit. The drive name of the mobile phone appears in the display but varies depending on the specification of the mobile phone. 5 Turn OPERATION DIAL on the unit to select the drive you want. 6 Press ENTER on the unit. 7 Start playback of the audio fi les in the selected drive of the mobile phone or start transferring.
21 GB Basic Oper ations Notes • Do not connect the system and the USB device through an USB hub . • When transferring from an AUDIO CD, the tracks are transferred as 128 kbps MP3 files. When transferring from an MP3 disc, MP3 files are t ransferred wi th the same bi t rate as the original MP3 files.
22 GB To remove the USB device Use the buttons on the unit for this operation. 1 Press to select the USB function. 2 Hold down x in stop mode until “ N O DEVICE” appears. 3 Remove the USB device. To erase audio files or fold ers from the USB device You can erase audio files or folders from the USB device.
23 GB Basic Oper ations • When the USB de vice is insert ed, the system reads all the files on th e USB device. If there are many folders or files on the USB device, i t may take a long time to finish reading the USB device. • Do not connect the system and the USB device through an USB hub .
24 GB Using optional audio components 1 Connect an optional audio component to th e unit. LBT-ZT4 only: Connect to the AUDIO INPUT jack on the unit using a stereo mini-plug cord (not supplied). Other models: Connect to the AUDIO INPUT L/R jacks on the unit using an audio cord (not supplied).
25 GB Basic Oper ations Adjusting the sound Use the controls on the unit for this operation. To add a sound effect * The volume switches to power mode and the equalizer curve changes. **“BOOST ER” lights up in the di splay when the MP3 BOOSTER+ effe ct is activated.
26 GB Press DISPLAY repeatedly while the system is turned off. Demonstr ation The display changes and the indicator flashes even when th e system is turned off. No display (Power Sav ing mode) The display is turned off to conserve power. The timer and clock continue to operate.
27 GB Other Operations Creating your own program —P r o g r a m P l a y 1 Select the function you want. CD function Press CD (RM-AMU006) or pr ess FUNCTION +/– (RM-AMU008) repeatedly to select the CD function. USB function Press USB (RM-AMU006) or press FUNCTION +/– (RM-AMU008) repeatedly to select the USB function.
28 GB Presetting radio stations You can preset your favorite radio stations and tune th em in instantly by selecting the corresponding preset number. Use the buttons on the remote for this operation. 1 Tune in the station you wan t (see “Listening to the rad io” (page 17)).
29 GB Other Operations Recording onto a tape — CD-TAPE Synchro Recording/Manual Recording/Sound Mix ing You can record on a TYPE I (norm al) tape in three ways: CD-TAPE Synchro Recor ding: You can record an entir e disc onto a tape.
30 GB Creating your own sound effect You can raise or lower the levels of specific frequency ranges or select the surround effect, and th en store the setting as “USER EQ” in the memory. Use the buttons on the unit for this operation. 1 Press PRESET EQ or GROOVE repeatedly to select the audio emphasis you want for your basic sound.
31 GB Other Operations Using the Timers The system offers three timer functions. You cannot activate both the Play Timer and the Recording Timer at the same time. If you use either with the Sleep Timer, the Sleep Timer has priority. You can fall asleep to music.
32 GB 6 Select the sound source or prepare the USB device. Play Timer Press ./> (RM-AMU006) or v / V (RM-AMU008) repe atedly until the sound source you want appears, and then press ENTER (RM-AMU006) or (RM-AMU008). The display shows the timer settings.
33 GB Others Troubleshooting 1 Make sure the power cord and speaker cords are correctly and firmly connected. 2 Find your problem in the checklist below, and take the indicated corrective action. If the problem persis ts, contact your nearest Sony dealer.
34 GB Starting play back takes more time than usual. • The f ollowing MP3 discs take a lon ger time to start playback. – a disc recorded w ith a complicated tree structure. – a disc recorded in multisession mode. – a disc that has not been finalized (a disc to which data can be added).
35 GB Others “OVER CURRENT” appears. • A problem has been detected with the level of electrical curre nt from the (USB) port. Turn off the system and remove the USB device from the (USB) port . Make sure t here is no problem with the USB device.
36 GB • The number of files in a folder has exceeded 999. • Files that are encrypted or protected by passwords, etc. cannot be played back. * This system supports FAT16 and FAT32, but some USB device may not support all of these FAT. For details, refer to the operation manual of each USB device or contact th e manufact urer.
37 GB Others To change the AM tuning interval (except for European and Russian models) The AM tuning interval is factor y-preset to 9 kHz (or 10 kHz, for some areas). Yo u cannot change the AM tuning interval in Power Saving Mode. Use the buttons on the unit for this operation.
38 GB DEVICE F ULL: The memory of the USB device is full. FATAL ERRO R: The USB device was removed during transferring or erase operation, and may have been damaged. FOLDER FULL: You can not transfer onto the USB device because the number of folders have reached its maximum.
39 GB Others On safety • The unit is no t disconnected from the mains as long as it is connected to the AC outlet, eve n if the unit itself has bee n turned of f. • Completely disconn ect the power cord (mai ns lead) from the wall socket (mains) if it i s not going to be used for an extended period of time.
40 GB Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICAT ION POWER OUTPUT AND TO TAL HARMONIC DISTORTION : (LBT-ZT4 o nly) With 6 ohm loads, both channels driven, from 120 Hz – 10 kHz; rated 1 10 watts per channel minimum RMS power, with no more than 0.7% total harmonic distortion from 250 miliwatts to rated output.
41 GB Others MHC-GT111 Brazilian model only The follow ing are meas ured at AC 127 or 220 V 50/6 0 Hz RMS output p ower (refer ence): 100 W + 100 W (at 6 Ω , 1 kHz, 10% THD) Other models The followi.
42 GB AM tuner sectio n Tuning ra nge Pan Americ an and Oceani an models: 530 – 1,71 0 kHz (with 1 0 kHz tuning interval) 531 – 1,710 k Hz (with 9 kHz tuning interval) European an d Russian mod el.
43 GB Others MHC-GT111 • Fro nt speaker (Eur opean model only) (SS-GT111M) Front speaker (Asian model only) (SS-GT111S) Front speaker (Other models) (SS-GT111) Speaker sys tem: 2-wa y, 2-unit, b ass reflex Speaker uni t: Woofer: 16 0 mm, cone typ e Tweeter: 40 mm, horn typ e Rated impe dance: 6 ohm s Dimensions ( w/h/d) (App rox.
44 GB Compatible USB devices with this system You can use the follow ing Sony USB devices and Sony Ericsson mobile phone on this system. Verified Sony USB device (as of March 2008) Verified Sony Ericsson mobile phone (as of March 2008) Check the websites be low for the latest information about compatible devices.
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