Philips SCX463 manual

View a manual of the Philips SCX463 below. All manuals on ManualsCat.com can be viewed completely free of charge. By using the 'Select a language' button, you can choose the language of the manual you want to view.

  • Brand: Philips
  • Product: Baby Monitor
  • Model/name: SCX463
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Portuguese, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Turkish, Indonesian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Hungarian, Croatian, Ukrainian

Table of Contents

Page: 3
A. Baby unit
A-1 On/Off button
A-2 DC 9V —
—<
<+
+ power supply jack
A-3 AC power adapter
A-4 Power plug
A-5 Microphone
A-6 POWER light
A-7 Microphone sensitivity switch
A-8 Channel selection switch
A-9 Battery compartment cover
B. Parent Unit
B-1 Loudspeaker
B-2 LINK light
B-3 AC power adapter
B-4 Power plug
B-5 DC 9V —
—<
<+
+ power supply jack
B-6 LINK alarm switch
B-7 Channel selection switch
B-8 ON/OFF switch / VOLUME control
B-9 POWER light
B-10 Battery compartment cover
C.What else you’ll need
– Coin (to open the battery compartment of the baby unit)
– Small, flat screwdriver (to set the channel selection switches)
– 4 x 1,5 V AA batteries for the baby unit
(optional, we recommend Philips Alkaline batteries)
– 4 x 1.5 V AA batteries for the parent unit
(optional, we recommend Philips Alkaline batteries)
EN Legend of functions
4
Page: 4
EN
5
3 Illustrations
4 Legend of functions
4 Baby unit
4 Parent unit
4 What else you need
5 Contents
6 Welcome
6 Safety information
7 Getting your baby monitor ready
7 Baby unit
7 Parent unit
8 Using your baby monitor
9 Other features
9 Avoiding interference
10 Adjusting microphone sensitivity
11 Switching the LINK alarm on and off
12 Troubleshooting
14 Frequently asked questions
14 Technical specifications
15 Important information
15 Environmental information
15 Maintenance
15 Need help?
Contents
Page: 5
Philips is dedicated to produce caring, reliable products to give
parents the reassurance they need.With this baby monitor you
can hear your baby from where ever you are in and around
your house.With sixteen different channels options you will
experience minimal interference.
Philips Baby Care, taking care together
Safety information
Please read this user manual carefully before using your baby
monitor and keep it for future reference.This baby monitor is
intended as an aid. It is not a substitute for responsible and
proper adult supervision and should not be used as such.
• Make sure the baby unit and adapter cable are always out of
reach of the baby (at least 1 meter / 3 feet away).
• Never place the baby unit inside the baby’s bed or playpen.
• Never cover the baby monitor (with a towel, blanket, etc.).
• Never use the baby monitor in moist places or close to
water.
• Check if the voltage indicated on the type plate of the
adapters (A-3, B-3) correspond to the local power voltage
before connecting to the AC power supply.
• Do not expose the baby monitor to extreme cold, heat or
light (e.g. direct sunlight).
• To prevent electric shock, do not open the inside of the baby
unit and parent unit (except for the battery compartment
cover).
• The antennas on both units are fixed; do not try to extend
them.
EN Welcome
6
Page: 6
EN
7
Baby unit
The baby unit can be mains or battery operated.
When batteries are installed, you have an automatic back up in
case of mains failure.
Mains operated use
1 Connect the power adapter cord to the power supply jack
(DC 9V —
—<
<+
+ - A-2) of the baby unit.
2 Connect the AC power adapter (A-3) to a wall outlet.
➜ The baby unit is now ready for mains operated use.
Battery operated use
1 Remove the battery compartment cover (A-9) of the baby
unit, using a coin.
2 Insert four 1,5V AA batteries, noting the + and –
configuration inside the battery compartment (batteries are
not supplied, we recommend Philips Alkaline batteries).
3 Close the battery compartment cover (A-9), using a coin.
➜ The baby unit is now ready for battery operated use.
Parent unit
The parent unit can be mains or battery operated.
When batteries are installed, you have an automatic back up in
case of mains failure.
Mains operated use
1 Connect the power adapter cord to the power supply jack
(DC 9V —
—<
<+
+ - B-5) of the parent unit.
2 Connect the AC power adapter (B-3) to a wall outlet.
➜ The parent unit is now ready for mains operated use.
Getting your baby monitor ready
Page: 7
Battery operated use
1 Remove the battery compartment cover (B-10) of the parent
unit, by sliding down the cover.
2 Insert four 1,5V AA batteries, noting the + and –
configuration inside the battery compartment (batteries are
not supplied, we recommend Philips Alkaline batteries)
3 Slide the battery compartment cover (B-10) back in place
until it clicks in position
➜The parent unit is now ready for battery operated
use.
EN Getting your baby monitor ready
8
Using your baby monitor
1 Position both units in the same room to test the connection.
Make sure the baby unit is at least 1 meter / 3 feet away from
the parent unit.
2 Press the ON/OFF button (A-1) to switch on the baby unit.
> The POWER light (A-6) lights up green.
3 Switch on the parent unit using the ON/OFF switch (B-8) and
adjust the volume to the level you prefer using the VOLUME
control (B-8).
> The POWER light (B-9) lights up green.
> When connection has been established between the units,
the LINK light (B-2) on the parent unit lights up green.
Page: 8
EN
9
4 Position the baby unit at least 1 meter / 3 feet away from
your baby.
5 Position the parent unit at the desired place within the
operating range of the baby unit but at least 1 meter / 3 feet
away from the baby unit. For more information on the
operating range see ‘Technical specifications’.
➜Your can now monitor you baby!
Using your baby monitor
Other features
Avoiding interference (channel selection)
Always make sure that the CHANNEL selection switches (A-8,
B-7) inside the battery compartments (A-9, B-10) on both units
are set to the same position! With the CHANNEL selection
switches (A-8, B-7) you can select sixteen different channel
positions. If you experience interference from other baby
monitors, radio devices, etc. select a different channel.
1 Open the battery compartment covers (A-9, B-10) of both
units.
• Parent unit: slide down the cover.
• Baby unit: use a coin.
2 If you are operating the units on battery power, remove the
batteries from both units.
Page: 9
3 Use a small, flat screwdriver to rotate the inner circle of the
channel selection switches (A-8, B-7) to the desired position.
Make sure both units are set to the same channel.
> If you don’t experience any interference after testing the
connection, close the battery compartment covers (A-9,
B-10). If you do experience interference, try switching to
another channel.
4 Put batteries back in place and close the battery
compartments.
Adjusting microphone sensitivity
With the microphone sensitivity control (A-7) on the baby unit,
you can set the sound, coming from the baby unit, to the
desired level: low, mid or high.When set to the maximum level,
the baby unit monitors all sounds. If no sound is picked up, the
baby monitor will not monitor since continuous transmission is
prohibited by law.You can only change the microphone
sensitivity if the connection between the baby unit and the
parent unit is established (when LINK light (B-2) on the parent
unit lights continuously green).
• Use the microphone sensitivity switch (A-7) to adjust the
baby unit microphone sensitivity to the desired level.
You can use your own voice as a sound reference.
> The POWER light (A-6) on the baby unit lights up yellow
when a sound is picked up.
EN Other features
10
Page: 10
EN
11
Switching the LINK alarm on and off
You can switch on the LINK alarm on the parent unit.The LINK
alarm will beep when connection between the units is lost.
1 Open the parent unit’s battery compartment (B-10) by sliding
down the cover.
2 Set the switch (B-6) inside the compartment (B-10) to the
ON ( ) position.
3 Slide the battery compartment cover (B-10) back in place
until it clicks in position.
• To switch off the alarm, set the switch (B-6) to the
OFF ( ) position.
Other features
Page: 11
Problem Possible cause Solution
POWER light (A-6, B-9) Unit not switched on. Press On/Off button (A-1) or
does not light. set On/Off switch (B-8) to ON.
AC power adapter (A-3, B-3) Connect AC power adapter
not connected to the (A-3, B-3) to the DC 9V —
—<
<+
+
DC 9V —
—<
<+
+ power supply power supply jack (A-2, B-5).
jack (A-2, B-5).
AC power adapter (A-3, B-3) Connect AC power adapter (A-3,
not connected to the power B-3) to a wall outlet.
supply.
Batteries low. Replace batteries.
POWER light (A-6, B-9) Batteries low. Replace batteries.
is blinking.
High pitched noise. Units too close to each other. Move parent unit away from baby
unit (at least 1 metre / 3 feet).
Volume set too high. Turn VOLUME control (B-8)
upwards.
No sound on parent unit. Volume off or too low. Turn VOLUME control (B-8) on
parent unit downwards.
Units out of range. Move parent unit closer to baby
unit.
No connection Parent unit out of range of Move parent unit closer
between units. tansmitted signal. to baby unit.
Units are set to different Set channel selection switches
channels. (A-8, B-7) to the same
position on both units.
EN Troubleshooting
12
Page: 12
EN
13
Problem Possible cause Solution
Interference or poor Mobile or cordless phone(s) Move phone(s) away from
reception. too close to baby monitor. baby monitor.
Interference from other Switch both units to another
baby monitors in the channel using the channel
neighbourhood. selection switch (A-8, B-7).
Battery power running low. Replace batteries.
Transmitted signal is out of Move parent unit closer
range; e.g. there are too many to baby unit.
walls and/or ceilings between
baby unit and parent unit.
Parent unit located too close to Move parent unit away
a window and picking up from window.
interfering signals from other
appliances.
Pick-up from another Both systems are operating Switch channels (A-8, B-7).
baby monitor. on the same frequency. Make sure both units are set
to the same position.
LINK light (B-2) Units are out of range. Move units closer together.
flashing red / LINK
alarm (B-6) beeps. Interference from another Switch to a different channel
baby monitor. (A-8, B-7).
Interference from another Remove other FM source.
FM source.
Troubleshooting
Page: 13
– AC power adapter 230V AC, 50 Hz (two included).
Output voltage 9V DC, 200mAh.
– Up to 200 meters / 750 feet in open air.
Depending on the surroundings and other disturbing factors
this range may be limited.
Dry materials Material Loss of
thickness range
Wood, plaster, plaster < 30cm / 12˝ 0-10%
cardboard, glass (without
metal or wires, no lead)
Brick, plywood < 30cm / 12˝ 5-35%
Reinforced concrete < 30cm / 12˝ 30-100%
Metal grids, bars < 1cm / 0.4˝ 90-100%
Metal, aluminium sheets < 1cm / 0.4˝ 100%
For wet and moist materials reduction can be as up to 100%.
10 °C - 40 °C
40.665 MHz, 40.680 MHz, 40.695 MHz
EN
Technical specifications
14
Question
Parent unit reacts too
slow/late on baby's cry.
Parent unit reacts too quick
on other ambient sounds.
The link is lost every now and
then, sound interruptions etc.
Frequently asked questions
Answer
Set microphone sensitivity on the baby unit to a higher level
and/or move the baby unit closer to the baby
(keep minimal distance of 1 meter / 3 feet).
Set microphone sensitivity on the baby unit to a lower level
and/or move the baby unit closer to the baby
(keep minimal distance of 1 meter / 3 feet).
You are probably approaching the outer boundaries of the
practical range.Try a different location or reduce the distance
slightly. Please note that it takes about 30 seconds each time
before a new link is established.
Power supply
Operating range
Operating temperature
Transmission frequencies
Page: 14
EN
15
Environmental information
Disposal of your old product
Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality
materials and components, which can be recycled and reused.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a
product it means the product is covered by the European
Directive 2002/96/EC.
Please inform yourself about the local separate collection system
for electrical and electronic products.
Please act according to your local rules and do not dispose of your
old products with your normal household waste.The correct
disposal of your old product will help prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment and human health.
Maintenance
• Clean the baby monitor with a damp cloth.
• Dispose of used batteries in an environmentally friendly
manner.
• Do not mix old and new batteries or different types of
batteries.
• Remove batteries if the baby monitor is not to be used for
long periods of time.
• If the batteries are left in the unit when it is powered from
the mains, check them for leakage every six months.
Important information
Online help: www.philips.com
For interactive help, downloads and frequently asked questions
Contact line:
If you have any questions about the SCD463, please contact our
helpline for assistance! You can find the number in the separate
Guarantee leaflet.
Before you call, please read this manual carefully.
You will be able to solve most of your problems.
You will be asked for:
• A description of the problem and when it occurs
• The type number on the label of your product
• The date of purchase
Need help?
Page: 88
 On/Off
A-2 
Page: 107
 !"#$%$
B-9 Ka POWER
B-10 a  aa
C. 
Page: 120
 aa' aa Philips)
– 4 aa 1,5 V 
Page: 124
 aa' aa Philips)
GR )	 
 
Page: 284
).
GR 	a

90
Page: 328
 aa'
aa Philips).
3 	 
Page: 384
 aa'
aa Philips).
3 $ )a 
Page: 503
 a	a+d a a
	'w 
Page: 617
 a POWER % 
Page: 620
 On/Off
(A-6, B-9) d a+. 
Page: 623
 da
On/Off (B-8) 	
Page: 699
GR
97
"
a 
Page: 782
a   FM.
 FM.

	 
Page: 799
a
J
Page: 872
< a
 ' 	da	 a aa	
a	 

w 
Page: 940
a: www.philips.com
?a dada	 +
Page: 941
a, aa') 	a aa w a 
	
 
	

$
Page: 956
.
Ha 	a +
Page: 1033
0682
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. or their respective owners.
2005 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.All rights reserved.
www.philips.com
www.philips.com
This document is printed on chlorine-free paper
Data subject to change without notice
4222 002 6375 1 Printed in China NMW/RM/0106

Question & answers

There are no questions about the Philips SCX463 yet.

Ask a question about the Philips SCX463

Have a question about the Philips SCX463 but cannot find the answer in the user manual? Perhaps the users of ManualsCat.com can help you answer your question. By filling in the form below, your question will appear below the manual of the Philips SCX463. Please make sure that you describe your difficulty with the Philips SCX463 as precisely as you can. The more precies your question is, the higher the chances of quickly receiving an answer from another user. You will automatically be sent an e-mail to inform you when someone has reacted to your question.