Thank you for purchasing this Sony Cassette
In addition to the cassette playback and radio
operations, you can expand your system by
connecting an optional CD/MD unit*1.
When you operate this unit or a connected
optional CD unit with the CD TEXT function,
the CD TEXT information will appear in the
display when you play a CD TEXT disc*2.
*1You can connect a CD changer, an MD changer,
a CD player, or an MD player.
*2A CD TEXT disc is an audio CD that includes
information such as the disc name, artist name,
and track names.
This information is recorded on the disc.
• If your car was parked in direct sunlight
resulting in a considerable rise in
temperature inside the car, allow the unit to
cool off before operating it.
• If no power is being supplied to the unit,
check the connections first. If everything is in
order, check the fuse.
• If no sound comes from the speakers of a
2-speaker system, set the fader control to the
• When a tape is played back for a long period,
the cassette may become warm because of
the built-in power amplifier. However, this is
not a sign of malfunction.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit that are not covered in
this manual, please consult your nearest Sony
To maintain high quality sound
If you have drink holders near your audio
equipment, be careful not to splash juice or
other soft drinks onto the car audio. Sugary
residues on this unit or cassette tapes may
contaminate the playback heads, reduce the
sound quality, or prevent sound reproduction
Cassette cleaning kits cannot remove sugar
from the tape heads.