Sony RDPXF100IP User Manual

Personal audio docking system, Audio in dc in 20v, Warning

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Owner’s Record

The model number and the serial number are located on the
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to
them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this

Model No. RDP-XF100iP

Serial No. _______________________________

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and other important announcements. Registering

your product will also allow us to contact you in

the unlikely event that the product needs

adjustment or modification. Thank you.


To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not

expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of

the apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc.

And do not place lighted candles on the apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose

this apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place

objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the

Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a

bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries

installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the

like for a long time.
As the main plug is used to disconnect the unit from the

mains, connect the unit to an easily accessible AC outlet.

Should you notice an abnormality in the unit, disconnect

the main plug from the AC outlet immediately.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source

(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even

if the unit itself has been turned off.
The nameplate and important information concerning

safety are located on the bottom exterior of main unit

and on the surface of AC power adaptor.

You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not

expressly approved in this manual could void your

authority to operate this equipment.


Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.

Replace only with the same type.


This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the

limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the

FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable

protection against harmful interference in a residential

installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate

radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in

accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful

interference to radio communications. However, there is no

guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular

installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference

to radio or television reception, which can be determined by

turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try

to correct the interference by one or more of the following


– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

– Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different

from that to which the receiver is connected.

– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for



• Replace the battery for the remote commander with a

Sony CR2025 lithium battery. Use of another battery

may present a risk of fire or explosion.

• Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge,

disassemble or dispose of in fire.

• Dispose of used battery promptly. Keep away from


Important Safety Instructions

1) Read these instructions.

2) Keep these instructions.

3) Heed all warnings.

4) Follow all instructions.

5) Do not use this apparatus near water.

6) Clean only with dry cloth.

7) Do not block any ventilation openings.

Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat

registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers)

that produce heat.

9) 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 fit into your outlet, consult an

electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.

10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched

particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the

point where they exit from the apparatus.

11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the


12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table

specified 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.

13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when

unused for long periods of time.

14) Refer all servicing to qualified 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.

For the state of california, USA only

Perchlorate Material –special handling may apply, see

Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains perchlorate



Nickel Metal Hydride batteries are

recyclable. You can help preserve our

environment by returning your used

rechargeable batteries to the collection

and recycling location nearest you.

For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable

batteries, call toll free 1-800-822-8837 or visit


Do not handle damaged or leaking Nickel Metal

Hydride batteries.

The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those

countries where it is legally enforced, mainly in the countries

EEA (European Economic Area).

Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic

Equipment (Applicable in the European

Union and other European countries

with separate collection systems)


• Compatible with iPod®/iPhone®

• FM tuner with 20 station presets

• Rechargeable battery for portable use

• Audio in function

• Wireless remote commander supplied


• Play the unit on the power source specified in


• To disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead), pull it

out by the plug, not the cord.

• Since a strong magnet is used for the speaker, keep

personal credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-

wound watches away from the unit to prevent possible

damage from the magnet.

• Do not leave the unit in a location near a heat source

such as a radiator or airduct, or in a place subject to

direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration, or


• Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat

build-up. Do not place the unit on a surface (a rug, a

blanket, etc.) or near materials (a curtain) which might

block the ventilation holes.

• Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit,

unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified

personnel before operating it any further.

• To clean the casing, use a soft cloth dampened with a

mild detergent solution.


• Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good


• Be sure to observe the correct polarity when installing

the battery.

• Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers,

otherwise a short-circuit may occur.

If you have any questions or problems concerning your

unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.


Personal Audio

Docking System


©2010 Sony Corporation

Printed in China

Operating Instructions

Preparing a power source

Charge the rechargeable battery before using this unit for

the first time, or when the battery is depleted. You can

operate the unit while charging.


Connect the AC power cord (supplied) to the AC

power adaptor (supplied).


Connect the AC power adaptor to the


jack on the back of this unit firmly and plug it into a

wall outlet.



AC power


AC power


To wall


Note on the AC power adaptor

• Use the Sony supplied AC power adaptor only. The polarity of the

plugs of other manufactures may be different. Failure to use the

supplied AC power adaptor may cause the unit to malfunction.


Confirm that charging has started.
When charging start, the battery indicator appears.

While charging, the charging indicator animation


When the unit is turned off

When charging completes, the full battery indicator

appears for a while, and then disappears.



• If you connect the AC power adaptor when the battery is fully

charged, the full battery indicator appears for a while, and then


• If you connect the AC power adaptor when the battery power is low,

charging starts and the low battery and charging indicator

animation loops.

The unit cannot perform operations without the AC

power adaptor while the low battery indicator


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When the unit is turned on

When charging completes, the full battery indicator



• It will take approximately 7 hours to charge the battery.

Using the rechargeable


You can operate the unit with the rechargeable battery

instead of the AC power adaptor.

• The maximum output will be lower when the AC power adaptor is


To check the remaining power of the


The remaining power of the battery will be indicated

when the unit is turned on. As the remaining battery

power depletes, the battery indicator decreases.

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Power sources

When the battery becomes almost fully depleted, “LOW

BATT” flashes and the unit will turn off. To charge the

battery, connect the AC power adaptor. ( See “Preparing

a power source.”)

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• The remaining battery power will not be indicated when the unit is

turned off.

• The unit requires at least 30 minutes to charge the battery if “LOW

BATT” appears.

• The battery indicator shows approximate remaining battery power.

• Operating conditions will affect the rate of battery depletion.

Battery life


Battery life

Playback of iPod

approx. 7hours*

FM reception

approx. 7hours

Measured in accordance with the JEITA (Japan

Electronics and Information Technology Industries

Association) standard.

* Playback time measured using a fully charged rechargeable battery

with a fully charged iPod classic.

When to replace the rechargeable

battery pack

Repeated recharging causes the capacity of the

rechargeable battery power to decrease over time. Replace

the rechargeable battery pack when its capacity becomes

half the usual time, even after charging the battery fully.

• The rechargeable battery pack is not a commercially available

product. To purchase a rechargeable battery pack (NH - 2000 RDP),

consult with your nearest Sony dealer.

Replacing the rechargeable

battery pack


Slide the latch to


, and slide



the direction of the arrow on the bottom of this unit.

The battery compartment cover opens, then remove

the cover.


Use a coin, etc., to pull out the rechargeable battery



Remove the rechargeable battery pack and disconnect

the lead from the jack inside the battery compartment.


Connect the lead of a new rechargeable battery pack

to the jack and insert the battery in the unit.


Close the battery compartment cover and slide the

latch to









• Charge a new battery pack before use. See “Preparing a power

source” for details.

• Turn off the unit, before replacing the rechargeable battery pack.

• When replacing the rechargeable battery pack, place a soft cloth,

etc., under the unit.

Preparing the remote


Before using the remote commander for the first time,

remove the insulation film.

To know when to replace the battery

With normal use, the battery (CR2025) should last for

about 6 months. When the remote commander no longer

operates the unit, replace the battery with a new one.



• Do not attempt to charge the battery.

• If you are not going to use the remote commander for a long time,

remove the battery to avoid any damage that may be caused by

leakage and corrosion.

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