Panasonic RC-CD300 User Manual
Caution, Important safety instructions, Maintenance
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product,
please read these instructions completely. Please
keep this manual for future reference.
CD Clock Radio
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of
Matsushita Electric Corporation of America
One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
Panasonic Sales Company, Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc.
Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5 San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico
Panasonic Canada Inc.
5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W2T3
2003 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Printed in China
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
DISP / -TIME SET
AL 1 / -SET
AL 2 / -SET
O F F
R A D I O
F M / A M
96 100 104
70 80 100
CD CLOCK RADIO
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within
an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user
to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”
within the product’s enclosure that may be of suffi-
cient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE SCREWS.
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle
is intended to alert the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying the ap-
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The following mark and symbols are located on the bottom of the unit.
Thank you for purchasing this product.
For optimum performance and safety, please read these
1. Water and moisture—Do not use the unit near water, such as near a
bathtub or swimming pool. Avoid damp basements.
2. Heat—Situate the unit away from heat sources, such as radiators.
Do not situate where temperatures fall below 5
F) or rise above
(See below for details.)
Unplug the unit from the household AC outlet before cleaning.
Clean with a damp cloth.
Do not use abrasive pads, scouring powders, or solvents.
1. Damage requiring service—The unit should be serviced by qualified
service personnel if:
(a) The AC power supply cord or the plug has been damaged; or
(b) Objects or liquids have gotten into the unit; or
(c) The unit has been exposed to rain; or
(d) The unit does not operate normally or exhibits a marked change in
(e) The unit has been dropped or the cabinet damaged.
2. Servicing—Do not attempt to service the unit beyond that described in
these operating instructions. Refer all other servicing to authorized ser-
3. Replacement parts—When parts need replacing ensure the servicer
uses parts specified by the manufacturer or parts that have the same
characteristics as the original parts. Unauthorized substitutes may result
in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.
4. Safety check—After repairs or service, ask the servicer to perform
safety checks to confirm that the unit is in proper working condition.
Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow
the safety instructions on the unit and the safety precautions listed below.
Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference.
1. Power source—Connect the unit to a power source of the type de-
scribed in these instructions or as marked on the unit.
2. Polarization—The unit is equipped with a polarized power plug where
one blade is wider than the other. This safety feature ensures that the
plug fits into your household AC outlet only one way. If the plug doesn’t
fit one way, try reversing it. If the plug still doesn’t fit, contact an electri-
cian to replace the obsolete outlet. Do not attempt to defeat the safety
purpose of the plug.
3. Power cord protection—Route the AC power supply cord so that it
will not be walked on or pinched by items placed on or against it. Never
take hold of the plug or cord with wet hands. Always grasp the plug
body firmly when connecting and disconnecting it.
4. Overloading—When connecting the AC power supply cord, be careful
not to overload the household AC outlet, extension cord, or outlet from any
other device as this can result in fire or electric shock.
5. Nonuse periods—Turn the unit off when it is not in use. Unplug the
unit from the household AC outlet if it is not to be used for a long time.
Unplug the unit during lightning storms.
6. Attachments and accessories—Use only the attachments and ac-
cessories recommended in these operating instructions.
1. Ventilation—Situate the unit so that it receives proper ventilation. Do not
install in a confined space such as a bookcase or cabinet. Allow at least 10
cm (4 inches) clearance from the rear of the unit. To prevent the risk of
electric shock or fire due to overheating ensure curtains and other materials
do not obstruct the unit’s ventilation.
2. Foreign material—Ensure objects and liquids do not get into the unit.
Avoid exposing the unit to excessive smoke, dust, mechanical vibra-
tion, and shock.
3. Magnetism—Situate the unit away from equipment and devices that
generate strong magnetic fields.
4. Stacking—Do not place heavy objects on top of this unit.
5. Surface—Place the unit on a flat, level surface.
6. Carts and stands—Use the unit only with carts and
stands recommended by the manufacturer. Move
carts with care. Sudden stops, excessive force, and
uneven surfaces can cause carts to overturn.
7. Wall and ceiling mounting—Do not mount the unit on walls or ceil-
ings unless specified in the instructions.
To clean this unit, wipe with a soft, damp cloth.
Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to clean this unit.
Before using a chemically treated cloth, read the instructions that came
with the cloth carefully.
The model number and serial number of this product can be found on either the
back or the bottom of the unit.
Please note them in the space provided below and keep for future reference.