Having bought a pre-owned Sony FM stereo tuner through eBay, it came without any manuals. It soon became clear that to get the best from this excellent tuner I needed a decent manual because much of the operation was not intuitive to a newboy to hi fi like me. I managed to download the official Sony multi-lingual manual from Owner-Manuals.com with no problem at all - a really quick and easy service. I'm very glad I did because I found out all the operations of the tuner and was then able to not only set it up quickly but also to get much more from it that poke-and-hope trialling would ever achieve. In my book $4.99 very well spent.
This manual is immaculate in it's accuracy. Everything is written very clearly and easy to understand. Written by a professional who wants to convey a clear and easy to understand message!!
Text excerpt from page 12 (click to view)
In this manual, the operation using the remote control is mainly explained; however, you can use the buttons and controls on the main unit if they have the same (or similar) name and marks.
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1 Turn on the power.
The STANDBY/ON lamp on the main unit lights in green. â€¢ Without pressing STANDBY/ON , the System turns on by pressing one of the source selecting buttons in the next step.
8 GROUP/TITLE 4/Â¢ SHIFT
2 Select the source.
Playback automatically starts if the selected source is ready to start. â€¢ If you press AUX, start playback source on the external component.
3 Adjust the volume. 4 Operate the target source as explained
To turn off (stand by) the unit
The STANDBY/ON lamp on the main unit lights in red. â€¢ A small amount of power is always consumed even while on standby.
For private listening Connect a pair of headphones to the PHONES jack on the main unit. The sound will no longer come out of the speakers. Be sure to turn down the volume before connecting or putting the headphones. â€¢ Disconnecting the headphones will activate the speakers again.
DO NOT turn off (stand by) the System with the volume set to an extremely high level; Otherwise, the sudden blast of sound can damage your hearing, speakers and/or headphones when you turn on the System or start playback.