JVC RA-P10 manual

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  • Brand: JVC
  • Product: Clock Radio
  • Model/name: RA-P10
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, German, Dutch, French

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• Do not block the ventilation openings or holes.
(If the ventilation openings or holes are blocked
by a newspaper or cloth, etc., the heat may not be
able to get out.)
• Do not place any naked flame sources, such as
lighted candles, on the apparatus.
• When discarding batteries, environmental problems
must be considered and local rules or laws
governing the disposal of these batteries must be
followed strictly.
• Do not expose this apparatus to rain, moisture,
dripping or splashing and that no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the
• Rating label is placed on the exterior of the bottom.
Dear Customer,
This apparatus is in conformance with the valid
European directives and standards regarding
electromagnetic compatibility and electrical safety.
European representative of Victor Company of
Japan, Limited is:
JVC Technology Centre Europe GmbH
P.O. Box 10 05 52
61145 Friedberg
LVT1634-004A [B] ©2006 Victor Company of Japan, Limited 0906NSMCREBET
Warnings, Cautions and Others
Caution: Proper Ventilation
To avoid risk of electric shock and fire, and to prevent damage, locate the apparatus as follows:
Front: No obstructions and open spacing.
Sides/ Top/ Back: No obstructions should be placed in the areas shown by the dimensions below.
Bottom: Place on the level surface. Maintain an adequate air path for ventilation by placing on a stand
with a height of 10 cm or more.
15cm 15cm
Front Side
Getting Started
• Store the battery in a place where children cannot reach. If a child accidentally swallows the battery,
consult a doctor immediately.
• Do not recharge, short, disassemble or heat the battery or dispose of it in a fire. Doing any of these things
may cause the battery to give off heat, crack, or start a fire.
• Do not leave the battery with other metallic materials. Doing this may cause the battery to give off heat,
crack, or start a fire.
• When throwing away or saving the battery, wrap it in tape and insulate; otherwise, the battery may start to
give off heat, crack, or start a fire.
• Do not poke the battery with tweezers or similar tools. Doing this may cause the battery to give off heat,
crack, or start a fire.
• Dispose of battery in the proper manner, according to federal, state, and local regulations.
• The batteries (battery pack or batteries installed ) shall not be exposed to excessive heat source such as
sunshine, fire or the like.
Operating on the Remote Control
Supplied Accessories
After unpacking, check to be sure
that you have all the following items.
• Remote control
• AC adaptor
• Attachments (6 types)
• Rubber pads (A type×2, B type×2)
• CR2025 (×2) lithium coin batteries
One is loaded on the remote
control at the factory.
Prepare the Remote
• When you use the remote
control for the first time, pull
out the insulation sheet.
Replacing the Battery
in the Remote Control
• Insert the battery into the
remote control by matching
the polarity (+ and –)
Insulation sheet
coin battery
Preparation of the Unit
9V 1.5A
‹ Loading batteries for the Clock
Be sure to match the poles (+/-) correctly.
Lithium coin
FM wire antenna
(Pass through the notch in the cover)
AC adaptor: AA-R9030 (supplied)
To a wall outlet
Plug the AC adaptor
only after all connections
are completed.
1 SOURCE button
Switch the sound source.
2 FM MODE button
Switch FM stereo/monaural.
3 MUTING button
Turn off the sound. Return to original mode by
pressing again.
4 PRESET +/- button
Select a registered FM radio station (P01 to 20).
5 iPod 6 button
Play/pause the iPod.
6 button
Switch the backlight on/off.
7 4/¢ button
Fast-forward/rewind the iPod song.
Change frequencies to tune in to FM radio
8 VOLUME +/- button
You can adjust the volume level from 00 to a
maximum of 20.
If you are having a problem with your System, check this list for a possible solution before calling for service.
In These Cases Check the following points
Power does not come on. • AC adaptor is not inserted securely. Plug in securely.
• The batteries are exhausted.
No longer works. Press the “RESET” button (see “Resetting the unit”).
Cannot set the iPod. • Is the selected attachment compatible to your iPod? Confirm the
compatibility of iPod and attachments in “iPod Compatibility Chart”.
• Is the attachment properly mounted on the unit? Make sure to mount the
attachment properly.
Cannot operate iPod. • Is the iPod firmly connected to the connector plug of the unit?
• Is the iPod properly functioning? Test the iPod functions in stand alone
iPod cannot be charged. • Is the iPod firmly connected to the connector plug of the unit?
• Is the AC adaptor connected? The iPod cannot be charged while the Unit
is operated on batteries.
• For iPod 3rd Generation, set the “CHARGING SWITCH” to “FIREWIRE”
(see “Charging the iPod”).
Hard to listen to broadcasts
because of noise.
The FM antenna is not properly extended and positioned.
Unable to operate the System
from the remote control.
• The path between the remote control and the remote sensor on the
System is blocked.
• The batteries are exhausted.
When the volume level is
manually set higher than “08”,
the unit automatically lowers
the level to “08”.
The unit’s battery runs low (The “---” (Low battery) appears on the display).
Replace the batteries with new ones.
Resetting the unit
If “Troubleshooting” does not eliminate malfunctioning (failure to operate or
display properly, etc.), press the “RESET” button on the rear of the unit with
something having a sharp point, while the unit is turned on. After pressing
“RESET” button, unplug the AC adaptor and wait a while before plugging it
• When using “RESET” button, make sure the lithium coin battery is loaded.
• While resetting the unit, the clock is also reset. Adjust the clock after resetting
the unit.
Model RA-P10
Type Portable audio system
Power Output 4W x 2
1kHz 10% THD, 6Ω (IEC268-3)
Input Sensitivity/ Impedance AUX Input 250mV/47kΩ
FM Tuner
Tuning Range 87.50MHz - 108.00MHz
Frequency Step 50kHz
Preset Stations 20
Speaker 1way full range, diameter 35mm x2
Input Terminal
External DC IN ( for AC adaptor)
AUX IN (mini jack)
Power Source
DC3V (CR2025, for the clock)
AC adaptor
Input : AC 110-240V , 50/60Hz
Output : DC 9V 1.5A
Dimensions (W x H x D) (W) 331 mm x (H) 71 mm x (D) 98 mm
Weight (Without batteries) 0.7kg
Accessory See Supplied Accessories
Specifications and appearance are subject to change without prior notice.
Open the battery compartment
cover by pressing the small tab.
‹ Loading batteries for the Unit (The battery power supply)
Close the cover in the order shown by the numbers.
R6 (SUM-3)/AA (15F) (not supplied)
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
‹ Connecting the AC adaptor
Insert three batteries to each compartment (six batteries total). Be sure to match the poles (+/-) correctly.
While the AC adaptor is connected to the wall outlet, the unit works without batteries.
Press the tab to open
the cover.
Close the cover in the order
shown by the numbers.
To avoid risk of fire, and to prevent damage.
• Do not use AC adaptors except for the supplied AC adaptor.
• Do not use the supplied AC adaptor for other equipment.
(Front side)
(Rear side)
• Point the remote control at the remote control sensor on the front panel.
• The remote control sensor is designed to receive signals from up to
approximately 7 m distance when the remote control is pointed directly. If the
remote control is pointed with an angle, the distance may become shorter.
• Install in a place which is level, dry and neither too hot nor too cold–between 5°C and 35°C.
• Install the System in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent internal heat buildup inside the System.
• Leave sufficient distance between the System and the TV.
• Keep the speakers away from the TV to avoid interference with TV.
DO NOT install the System in a location
near heat sources, or in a place subject to
direct sunlight, excessive dust or vibration.
This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any
electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be assured.
Do read the operating instructions before you attempt to use the equipment.
Do ensure that all electrical connections (including the mains plug, extension leads and interconnections
between pieces of equipment) are properly made and in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Switch off and withdraw the mains plug when making or changing connections.
Do consult your dealer if you are ever in doubt about the installation, operation or safety of your equipment.
Do be careful with glass panels or doors on equipment.
DON’T continue to operate the equipment if you are in any doubt about it working normally, or if it is
damaged in any way—switch off, withdraw the mains plug and consult your dealer.
DON’T remove any fixed cover as this may expose dangerous voltages.
DON’T leave equipment switched on when it is unattended unless it is specifically stated that it is designed
for unattended operation or has a standby mode.
Switch off using the switch on the equipment and make sure that your family know how to do this.
Special arrangements may need to be made for infirm or handicapped people.
DON’T use equipment such as personal stereos or radios so that you are distracted from the requirements
of traffic safety. It is illegal to watch television whilst driving.
DON’T listen to headphones at high volume as such use can permanently damage your hearing.
DON’T obstruct the ventilation of the equipment, for example with curtains or soft furnishings.
Overheating will cause damage and shorten the life of the equipment.
DON’T use makeshift stands and NEVER fix legs with wood screws—to ensure complete safety always fit
the manufacturer’s approved stand or legs with the fixings provided according to the instructions.
DON’T allow electrical equipment to be exposed to rain or moisture.
– NEVER let anyone, especially children, push anything into holes, slots or any other opening in the
case —this could result in a fatal electrical shock.;
– NEVER guess or take chances with electrical equipment of any kind—it is better to be safe than sorry!
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Basic and Common Operations
Press Functions
• Light the display screen for 5 seconds when the power is
turned off.
• Temporarily stop the alarm sound when the alarm is ringing
(see “Stopping alarm sound”)
See “How to set the
time and use the alarm”
Turn on or off the power
Press Functions
Turns on or off the power
When the power is turned off at volume level “15”
or higher, the unit automatically sets the volume
level to “14” the next time it is turned on.
Adjust the volume
Press Functions
Adjust the volume level from 00 to a
maximum of 20.
–: Turn down the volume.
+: Turn up the volume.
Display Information
Day of the week
Current time/
alarm time
‹ Explanation of Icons
Off: current time / On: alarm time
Off: alarm off / On: alarm on / Blinking: alarm sounding (When “TIMER PLAY” is set)
Blinks while snoozing (the alarm is paused)
Sound source indicator iPod/FM/AUX (blinks while muted)
When adjusting the volume 00 - 20
When FM radio is selected P01 - P20 (channel) /
87.50 - 108.00 MHz (frequency)
When the source is set to iPod and the
alarm is set to TIMER PLAY
iPod (slow blinking)
When the source is set to FM radio and
the alarm is set to TIMER PLAY
87.50 - 108.00 MHz ↔ P01-P20
When battery power is low - - -
When trying to set alarm to TIMER PLAY
while selecting AUX
How to set the time and use the alarm
Switch/Press Functions
Switch the alarm on/off.
OFF: turn off the alarm (BUZZER/ TIMER PLAY).
BUZZER: alarm on (buzzer sound)
TIMER PLAY: alarm on (iPod/FM radio)
• Switch between current time and alarm time.
• Press and hold this button to select the current time/alarm time setting mode.
Change the values for the time setting.
Setting the Clock
1 Switch to current time display with the “SET” button.
2 Press and hold the “SET” button. → The year display starts flashing.
3 While flashing, set each item with the “DOWN”/“UP” buttons.
4 Press the SET button.
• When the “SET” button is pressed, the flashing items will change in the following order.
• The time is set when switching to time display from Minutes.
• The time can be set both when the power is on and off.
• To modify the setting, start again from step 1.
Setting the alarm (ALARM-BUZZER)
1 Switch to alarm time display with the “SET” button. → “ALARM” icon appears on the display.
2 Press and hold the “SET” button. → The hour display starts flashing.
3 While flashing, set each item with the “DOWN”/“UP” buttons.
• When the “SET” button is pressed, the flashing items will change in the following order.
• It is not necessary to set the “TIMER PLAY” time at this point.
4 Switch the “ALARM” switch to “BUZZER”.
• To check the set time, switch the display to alarm time by pressing the “SET” button.
• The buzzer sounds for three minutes.
Selecting iPod or FM radio for the alarm sound (ALARM-TIMER PLAY)
1 Set the alarm time.
(See steps 1 to 3 of “To set the alarm (ALARM-BUZZER)”)
• You can set the duration of time between timer-on and timer-off from 10 minutes to 30 minutes in TIMER
PLAY time.
2 If the power is off, turn the unit power on.
3 Confirm that you can hear the iPod or FM radio.
• Set to an appropriate volume.
4 Switch the “ALARM” switch to “TIMER PLAY”. The selected source is blinking on the display.
Stopping alarm sound
‹ To pause the alarm (snooze)
Press the “SNOOZE/LIGHT” button while the alarm in sounding, when the alarm is set with either
The alarm sound is temporarily stopped, and started again 5 minutes later. You can repeat this up to 10
‹ To stop the alarm (BUZZER/ TIMER PLAY)
• Switch the “ALARM” switch to “OFF”.
Playing back from other equipment
Connecting other equipment
Connect an external device to the AUX jack on the rear of the unit using a stereo mini plug cord (not
supplied) .
• Always set volume to the minimum level when connecting or disconnecting the other equipment.
Listening to external devices
1 Turn the unit power on.
2 Select “AUX” with the “SOURCE” button.
3 Start playback on the external device.
4 Adjust the volume.
To audio output such as CD/
MD/digital audio player, etc.
Playing back from iPod
Setting the iPod on the unit
1 Select the attachment compatible to your iPod (see “iPod Compatibility Chart”).
2 Match the attachment tab to the hole in the unit, and insert the attachment to the unit.
3 Connect the iPod to the connector plug of the unit.
• Always set volume to the minimum level when connecting or disconnecting iPod.
• When you connect your iPod to the unit, make sure you insert it all the way.
• When disconnecting the iPod, make sure that the System is turned off.
Listening to the iPod
1 Connect the iPod to the unit.
2 Turn the unit power on.
3 Select “iPod” with the “SOURCE” button.
When iPod is selected as sound source, it automatically starts playback.
Unit Remote control
Press and hold this button to switch the iPod to sleep mode.
¢ Next song / fast forward (press and hold)
Previous song (Press this button during playback to jump back
to the beginning of the track.) / fast rewind (press and hold)
Charging the iPod
The iPod is charged while it is set on the unit when the Unit power is on.
• Connect the AC adaptor to the Unit. The iPod battery is not charged while
the Unit is operated on the battery power supply.
• The iPod is charged regardless of the sound source selected on the Unit.
• See the iPod instruction manual about charging times.
• The “CHARGING SWITCH” is located inside of battery compartment on
the rear of the Unit.
Set the “CHARGING SWITCH” to “FIREWIRE” for 10GB/15GB/20GB/
30GB/40GB iPod 3rd Generation. For all other models, you can set the
switch to either “FIREWIRE” or “USB” to charge the iPod.
iPod Compatibility Chart
iPod model
4 GB mini 1st Generation
4 GB mini 2nd Generation
6 GB mini 2nd Generation
iPod nano
iPod nano
2nd Generation
iPod video
5th Generation
iPod video
5th Generation
Attachment names mini nano 2G nano VIDEO 30GB VIDEO 60GB
iPod model
iPod 3rd Generation 10GB/15GB/20GB
iPod 4th Generation 20GB
iPod photo 4th Generation 20GB/30GB
iPod 3rd Generation 30GB/40GB
iPod 4th Generation 40GB
iPod photo 4th Generation 40GB/60GB
Rubber pad A type (Large) B type(Small)
Attachment name iPod
Combine this attachment with the rubber pads.
Select the rubber pad size which matches your iPod model.
• Select the appropriate attachment for your iPod model.
Listening to FM Broadcasts
Unit Remote control
Switch FM stereo/monaural.
When there is too much static in an FM stereo broadcast, you
can reduce the static by switching to monaural reception.
Press again to switch back to stereo reception.
If the broadcast is not FM stereo, the sound becomes
monaural, even if FM stereo is selected.
6 —
• Switch channel display / frequency display. Channel display is
automatically switched to frequency display after approx. 3 seconds.
• To register a channel, press and hold this button. (see
“Presetting Stations”)
Select a channel from P01 to P20.
(The unit button can be used when channel display is selected.)
Change frequencies to tune in to FM radio station. (The unit
button can be used when frequency display is selected.)
• Press and hold to search broadcast stations automatically.
The search is finished when the signal is received. Press
again while searching to quit search.
Listening to FM radio
Stretch out the wire antenna located on the rear of the unit before using.
1 Turn the Unit power on.
2 Select “FM” with the “SOURCE” button.
3 Select a station with the “4”/“¢” button.
Presetting Stations
1 Select “FM” with the “SOURCE” button, and switch to channel display with “6” button.
2 Use the “4”/“¢” button to select the channel number (P01 to P20) to be registered.
3 Press and hold the “6” button. → The channel number starts flashing.
4 Use the “4”/“¢” button to select the frequency (87.50 MHz to 108.00 MHz) of the station that you
wish to register.
5 Press the “6” button → The selected frequency will be registered.
• To confirm registration, select the registered channel number (P01 to P20), and press “6” button to
display frequency.
Channel display
Frequency display
Year → Month → Day → 12/24-hour time → Hour → Min. → time display
• The connector plug is protected with a cover when it is first purchased. Please remove the
cover before operating the unit.
• Do not carry the System with iPod connected. You might drop it down or it might cause
damages to the connector part.
• Do not touch or hit the iPod terminal pins or the connector pins directly. It might cause
damages to the connector part.
• If the iPod does not play correctly, please update your iPod software to the latest version. -
For details about updating your iPod, check on the Apple web site <http://www.apple.com>.
• iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
• JVC is not responsible for any loss of or damage to iPod that might result from the use of
this product.
• Sound distortion may occur when playing back audio sources with high recording levels.
When distortion occurs, it is recommended to turn off the equalizer of the iPod. For
information on operating the iPod, see the iPod instruction manual.
How to combine the rubber pads with the attachment
There are two types of rubber pad : “A type (Large)” and “B type (Small)”.
Select the appropriate rubber pads for your iPod model.
Insert the rubber pads narrow-end first.
A type (Large) B type(Small)
Attachment name
Press Functions
• Switch on/off the backlight when the
button is held down.
• Switch FM stereo/monaural when FM is
(see “Playing back from iPod” and
“Listening to FM Broadcasts”)
Select a source
Press Functions
Select a source
iPod → FM → AUX
“STEREO” is displayed when an FM stereo broadcast is received.
“MONO” is displayed when the monaural is selected. (see “Listening to FM Broadcasts ”)
Current time: Blinking / Other Clock Display: Lighting
Hour → Min. → TIMER PLAY time (10 to 30) → time display
Hour → Min. → TIMER PLAY time (10 to 30) → time display
Press Functions
Switch the temperature
display between Celsius/
Remote control
iPod connector plug
• “AUX” cannot be selected as a source. Select another source.
• The “TIMER PLAY” does not work when the Unit power is turned off.
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