Sony WM-FX195 User Manual
Radio cassette player, Preparations, Playing a tape
R6 (AA) X2
Sony Corporation ©1999 Printed in China
Manual de instrucciones
Manual de instruções
“WALKMAN” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
• Frequency range
FM: 87.5-108 MHz (Saudi Arabia)
87.6-108 MHz (North, Central and South America)
87.6-107.9 MHz (Other countries)
AM: 526.5-1606.5 kHz (Saudi Arabia)
530-1710 kHz (North, Central and South America)
531-1602 kHz (Other countries)
• Power requirement
– 3V DC batteries R6 (AA) x 2
– External DC 3 V power sources (excluding models for
North, Central and South America)
89.1 x 117.7 x 35.5 mm (3
incl. projecting parts and controls
Approx. 140 g (5.0 oz)/Approx. 220 g (7.8 oz) incl. batteries
and a cassette
• Supplied accessories
Stereo headphones or Stereo earphones (1)/Belt clip (1)
Design and specifications are subject to change without
For customers in the United States
Please register this product on line at
Proper registration will enable us to send you
periodic mailings about new products, services, 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.
The model number is located at the rear and the
serial number is located inside the cassette holder.
Record these numbers in the space provided below.
Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony
dealer regarding this product.
This device complied with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
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
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this
To Insert batteries
• The BATT indicator dims when the batteries become
weak or exhausted. Replace them with new ones.
To use external power (excluding models
for North, Central and South America)
Connect the AC power adaptor AC-E30HG (not
supplied) to the DC IN 3 V jack and to the mains, Do
not use any other AC power adaptor.
Specifications for AC-E30HG vary for each area. Check
your local voltage and the shape of the plug before
Playing a tape
1 Set FM/AM/TAPE (RADIO OFF) to TAPE
2 Press nPLAY.
* Be sure to press x (stop) after the tape has been
wound or rewound.
To limit the maximum volume
Set AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) to
LIMIT. The maximum volume is kept down to
protect your ears, even if you turn the volume up.
To emphasize sound
Set the MEGA BASS/OFF switch to MEGA BASS to
produce deep and powerful sound (FX195 only).
• Do not open the cassette holder while the tape is
Listening to the radio
1 Set FM/AM/TAPE (RADIO OFF) to AM or
2 Turn TUNING to tune to the station you
To turn off the radio
Set FM/AM/TAPE (RADIO OFF) to TAPE (RADIO
To improve broadcast reception B
For FM, extend the headphones/earphones cord
(antenna) or adjust FM MODE.
For AM, reorient the unit itself.
The volume cannot be turned up.
•AVLS is set to LIMIT.
Poor tape playback quality.
•Clean the headphones/earphones plug.
•Dirty head. Clean the head and tape path with a
cotton swab slightly moistened with cleaning fluid
• Do not carry dry batteries with coins or other metallic objects.
It can generate heat if the positive and negative terminals of
the batteries are accidentally contacted by a metallic object.
• When you are not going to use your Walkman for a long time,
remove the batteries to prevent damage from battery leakage
• Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, or in a
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or sand,
moisture, rain, mechanical shock, or in a car with its windows
• Do not use cassettes longer than 90 minutes except for long
• If the unit has not been used for a long time, set it in the
playback mode to warm it up for a few minutes before
inserting a cassette.
• For cleaning the case, use a soft cloth slightly moistened with
mild detergent solution. Do not use alcohol, benzine or
Do not use headphones/earphones while driving, cycling, or
operating any motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic hazard
and is illegal in some areas. It can also be potentially dangerous
to play your headphones/earphones at high volume while
walking, especially at pedestrian crossings.
You should exercise extreme caution or discontinue use in
potentially hazardous situations.
Preventing hearing damage
Do not use headphones/earphones at high volume. Hearing
experts advise against continuous, loud and extended play. If
you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or
Caring for others
Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will allow you to
hear outside sounds and to be considerate to the people around
For the customers not in Europe
The CE mark on the unit is valid only for products marketed in
the European Union.
Battery life (approximate hours)
Sony alkaline LR6 (SG)
Sony R6P (SR)
* Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan Electronics
and Information Technology Industries Association).
(Using a Sony HF series cassette tape)
• The battery life may shorten depending on the operation of
The C-Tick mark on the Walkman is
valid only for the products marketed in
This warranty is valid only in the United States.
Esta garantía es válida solamente en los EE. UU.
Esta garantia sу й válida nos Estados Unidos.
Polarity of the plug
DC IN 3V