Philips DC315/37 User Manual
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This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise
emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference
Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.This Class
B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique n’émet pas de bruits radioélectriques dépassant
les limites applicables aux appareils numériques de Classe B prescrites
dans le Règlement sur le Brouillage Radioélectrique édicté par le
Ministère des Communications du Canada. Cet appareil numérique de
la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
The set complies with the FCC-Rules, Part 15 and with 21 CFR
1040.10. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2. This device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
L’appareil est conforme à la réglementation FCC, section 15, et
à la norme 21 CFR 1040.10. Son utilisation est soumise à deux
1. L’appareil ne doit pas provoquer d’interférences nuisibles, et
2. L’appareil doit supporter les interférences reçues, y compris les
interférences empêchant son fonctionnement correct.
Important Safety Instructions
a Read these instructions.
b Keep these instructions.
c Heed all warnings.
d Follow all instructions.
e Do not use this apparatus near water.
f Clean only with dry cloth.
g Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance
with the manufacturer’s instructions.
h Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including ampliers)
that produce heat.
i Do not defeat the safety purpose of
the polarized or grounding-type plug. A
polarized plug has two blades with one
wider than the other. A grounding type
plug has two blades and a third grounding
prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for
your safety. If the provided plug does not t into your outlet,
consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
j Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched,
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
k Only use attachments/accessories specied by the
l Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
table specied by the manufacturer or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid
injury from tip-over.
m Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
n Refer all servicing to qualied service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way,
such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has
been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not
operate normally, or has been dropped.
o Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing.
p Do not place any sources of danger on the apparatus (e.g.
liquid lled objects, lighted candles).
q This product may contain lead and mercury. Disposal of
these materials may be regulated due to environmental
considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please
contact your local authorities or the Electronic Industries
r Where the MAINS plug or an appliance coupler is used as
the disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain
Never remove the casing of this apparatus. •
Never lubricate any part of this apparatus. •
Never place this apparatus on other electrical equipment. •
Keep this apparatus away from direct sunlight, naked ames or heat. •
Ensure that you always have easy access to the power cord, plug or •
adaptor to disconnect the apparatus from the power.
This product complies with the radio interference
requirements of the European Community.
This product complies with the requirements of the
following directives and guidelines: 2004/108/EC +
Any changes or modications made to this device that are not
expressly approved by Philips Consumer Lifestyle may void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Recycling the product
Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials
and components, which can be recycled and reused.
Never dispose of your product with other household waste. Please
inform yourself about the local rules on the separate collection of
electrical and electronic products and batteries. The correct disposal of
these products helps prevent potentially negative consequences on the
environment and human health.
Please visit www.recycle.philips.com for additional information on a
recycling center in your area.
All unnecessary packaging has been omitted. We have tried to make
the packaging easy to separate into three materials: cardboard (box),
polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene (bags, protective foam
Your system consists of materials which can be recycled and reused
if disassembled by a specialized company. Please observe the local
regulations regarding the disposal of packaging materials, exhausted
batteries and old equipment.
2 Your Docking Entertainment
Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully
benet from the support that Philips offers, register your product at
With this unit, you can enjoy audio from the iPod, iPhone, other audio
devices, or the radio.
The radio, iPod, or iPhone can be set as the alarm timer. You can set two
alarm timers to go off at different times.
What’s in the box
Check and identify the contents of your package:
1 x AC adaptor•
1 x MP3 link cable•
Quick start guide•
Overview of the main unit (See 1)
a REPEAT ALARM/BRIGHTNESS CONTROL
Repeat the alarm.•
Adjust the display brightness.•
b ALM 1/ALM 2
Set the alarm timer.•
Turn off the alarm tone.•
Start or pause iPod/iPhone play.•
Select a source: iPod/iPhone, FM tuner or MP3 link.•
e VOL +/-
Adjust the mechanism to t different iPod/iPhone.•
g iPod/iPhone dock
Load an iPod/iPhone.•
h / /PRESET +/-
Skip to the previous/next audio le.•
Search within an audio le.•
Select a preset radio station.•
Turn on the unit or switch to standby mode.•
j TUNING +/-
Tune to a radio station.•
k TIME SET/AUTO SCAN
Set the clock.•
Program radio stations.•
Set the sleep timer.•
m Display panel
Show current status.•
3 Get started
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than •
herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure or other unsafe operation.
Always follow the instructions in this chapter in sequence.
If you contact Philips, you will be asked for the model and serial number
of this apparatus. The model number and serial number are on the
bottom of the apparatus. Write the numbers here:
Model No. __________________________
Serial No. ___________________________
Risk of product damage! Ensure that the power voltage corresponds •
to the voltage printed on the back or underside of the apparatus.
Risk of electric shock! When you unplug the AC adaptor, always pull
the plug from the socket. Never pull the cord.
Before connecting the AC adaptor, ensure you have completed all
The type plate is located on the bottom of the main unit. •
1 Prepare the AC power adaptor.
2 Connect one end of the AC adaptor to the DC IN socket on
the main unit.
3 Connect the other end of the AC adaptor to the wall outlet.
Set time and date
1 In standby mode, press and hold TIME SET/AUTO SCAN for 2
The hour digits are displayed and begin to blink. »
2 Press TUNING +/- to set the hour.
3 Press TIME SET/AUTO SCAN to conrm.
The minute digits are displayed and begin to blink. »
4 Repeat steps 2-3 to set the minute, year, month, day and 12/24 hour
1 Press POWER.
The unit switches to the last selected source. »
Switch to standby
1 Press POWER again to switch the unit to standby mode.
The time and date (if set) appear on the display panel. »
After being idled for 15 minutes in standby mode, the screen turns •
To light up the screen, press any button.
1 During play, press VOL +/- to increase/decrease the volume.
Play from iPod/iPhone
You can enjoy audio from iPod/iPhone through this unit.
Apple iPod and iPhone models with a 30-pin dock connector:
iPod classic, iPod touch, iPod nano, iPod 5th generation (video), •
iPod with color display, iPod mini.
iPhone, iPhone 3G.•
Load the iPod/iPhone
1 Place the iPod/iPhone in the dock.
2 Turn the adjuster to t the iPod/iPhone.
Remove the iPod/iPhone
1 Pull the iPod/iPhone out of the dock.
Listen to the iPod/iPhone
1 Ensure that the iPod/iPhone is loaded correctly.
2 Press SOURCE repeatedly to select iPod/iPhone source.
The connected iPod/iPhone plays automatically. »
To pause/resume play, press • .
To skip to a track, press • / .
To search during play, press and hold • / , then
release to resume normal play.
Charge the iPod/iPhone
When the unit is connected to power, the docked iPod/iPhone begins to
Play from an external device
You can also listen to an external audio device through this unit.
1 Press SOURCE repeatedly to select MP3 link source.
2 Connect the supplied MP3 link cable to:
the • MP3 LINK jack (3.5mm) on the back of the unit.
the headphone jack on an external device.•
3 Start to play the device (see the device user manual).
5 Listen to radio
Only FM radio reception is available on this unit. •
Tune to a radio station
Position the antenna as far as possible from TV, VCR or other •
For optimal reception, fully extend and adjust the position of the
1 Press SOURCE repeatedly to select FM tuner.
2 Press and hold TUNING +/- for more than 2 seconds.
[Srch] (search) is displayed. »
The radio tunes to a station with strong reception automatically. »
3 Repeat step 2 to tune to more stations.
To tune to a weak station, press • TUNING +/- repeatedly
until you nd optimal reception.
Program radio stations automatically
You can program a maximum of 20 preset radio stations.
1 In the tuner mode, press and hold TIME SET/AUTO SCAN for
more than 2 seconds to activate automatic program mode.
[AUTO] (auto) is displayed and begins to blink. »
All available stations are programmed in the order of »
waveband reception strength.
The rst programmed radio station is broadcast automatically. »
Program radio stations manually
You can program a maximum of 20 preset radio stations.
1 Tune to a radio station.
2 Press TIME SET/AUTO SCAN to activate the program mode.
3 Press PRESET +/- to select a number.
4 Press TIME SET/AUTO SCAN to conrm.
The preset number and the frequency of the preset station »
5 Repeat the above steps to program other stations.
To overwrite a programmed station, store another station in its place. •
Select a preset radio station
1 Press PRESET +/- to select a preset number.
6 Other features
Set the alarm timer
You can set two alarms which go off at different time.
1 Ensure that you have set the clock correctly.
2 Press and hold ALM 1 or ALM 2 for 2 seconds.
» or and hour digits begin to blink.
3 Press TUNING +/- repeatedly to set the hour.
4 Press ALM 1 or ALM 2 to conrm.
» or and minute digits begin to blink.
5 Repeat steps 3-4 to set the minute.
6 Repeat steps 3-4 to select whether to ring alarm on weekdays
or at weekend.
7 Repeat steps 3-4 to select an alarm sound source.
8 Repeat steps 3-4 to set the alarm volume.
Activate and deactivate the alarm timer
1 Press ALM 1 or ALM 2 repeatedly to activate or deactivate the
If the timer is activated, » or is displayed.
If the timer is deactivated, » or disappears.
1 When the alarm rings, press REPEAT ALARM/BRIGHTNESS
The alarm repeats ringing minutes later. »
You can press •TUNING+/- to adjust interval to repeat alarm.
Stop alarm ring
1 When the alarm rings, press the corresponding ALM 1 or ALM
The alarm stops but the alarm settings remain. »
View the alarm settings
1 Press ALM 1 or ALM 2.
Set the sleep timer
This unit can switch to standby automatically after a set period of time.
1 Press SLEEP repeatedly to select a set period of time (in minutes).
When the sleep timer is activated, the display shows ».
When sleep mode is activated, output volume decreases gradually. •
To deactivate sleep timer
1 Press SLEEP repeatedly until [SLP OFF] (SLP off ) is displayed.
When the sleep timer is deactivated, » disappears on the
Adjust display brightness
1 Press BRIGHTNESS CONTROL repeatedly to select different
levels of display brightness.
7 Product information
Product information is subject to change without prior notice. •
Rated Output Power 2X4 W RMS
Frequency Response 125 Hz - 16 kHz, ±3 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio >55 dB
MP3 link 500mV RMS 10 kohm
Tuning Range 87.5 - 108 MHz
Tuning grid 100 kHz
- Mono, 26dB S/N Ratio
- Stereo, 46dB S/N Ratio
Search Selectivity <28 dBu
Total Harmonic Distortion <3%
Signal to Noise Ratio >45 dB
AC power (power adaptor) Input: 100-240V~, 50/60Hz, 1.0A;
Output: 9.0V 2.78A; Brand name:
Philips; Model No.:
Standby Power Consumption <2W
- Main Unit (W x H x D) 173 x185 x 144mm
- Main Unit 0.66 kg
Never remove the casing of this apparatus. •
To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair the system yourself.
If you encounter problems when using this apparatus, check the
following points before requesting service. If the problem remains
unsolved, go to the Philips web site (www.philips.com/welcome). When
you contact Philips, ensure that the apparatus is nearby and the model
number and serial number are available.
Ensure that the AC power plug of the unit is connected •
Ensure that there is power at the AC outlet. •
Adjust the volume. •
No response from the unit
Disconnect and reconnect the AC power plug, then turn on •
the unit again.
Poor radio reception
Increase the distance between the unit and your TV or VCR. •
Fully extend the FM antenna. •
Timer does not work
Set the clock correctly. •
Switch on the timer. •
Clock/timer setting erased
Power has been interrupted or the power plug has been •
Reset the clock/timer. •
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