Sony ZS-E5AQUA User Manual

Warning, Power sources before using the unit, Specifications

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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 apparatus.
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 player is not disconnected from the AC power source

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

player itself has been turned off.
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

The nameplate and important information concerning safety

are located on the bottom exterior.

Power sources

Before using the unit

To adjust the volume

Turn VOL


To turn off the power

Set the function selector

to OFF.


CD player section


Compact disc digital audio system

Laser diode properties

Emission duration: Continuous

Laser output: Less than 44.6 µW

(This output is the value measurement at a distance of

200 mm from the objective lens surface on the

optical pick-up block with 7 mm aperture.)

Number of channels


Frequency response

20 - 20 000 Hz +0.02/–0.1 dB

Wow and flutter

Below measurable limit

Radio section

Frequency range

FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz

AM: 530 - 1 710 kHz


FM: Telescopic antenna

AM: Built-in ferrite bar antenna



Full range: 5 cm (2 inches) dia., 8 Ω, cone type (2)


AUDIO IN jack (stereo minijack)

Power output

1 W + 1 W (at 8 Ω, 10% harmonic distortion)

Power requirements

For player:

120 V AC, 60 Hz

9 V DC, 6 R14 (size C) batteries

Power consumption

AC 8 W

Battery life

For player:

FM reception

Sony R14P: approx. 35 h
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 55 h

CD playback

Sony R14P: approx. 3 h
Sony alkaline LR14: approx. 14 h


Approx. 271 Ч 122 Ч 271 mm (w/h/d)





Ч 4




Ч 10




inches) (incl. projecting parts)


Approx. 2.2 kg (4 lb. 12 oz) (incl. batteries)

Supplied accessory

AC power cord (1)

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.


to a wall outlet


to AC IN

Connect the AC power cord  or insert six R14 (size C) batteries (not supplied) into the battery compartment .


• Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator

dims or when the player becomes inoperable.

Replace all six batteries with new ones. Before replacement, make sure there is no CD inserted in the player.

• To use the player on battery power, the AC power cord needs to be disconnected from the player.

Notes on DualDiscs

A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which mates DVD

recorded material on one side with digital audio material on

the other side. However, since the audio material side does not

conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, playback on this

product is not guaranteed.

Music discs encoded with copyright

protection technologies

This product is designed to playback discs that conform to the

Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently, various music discs

encoded with copyright protection technologies are marketed

by some record companies. Please be aware that among those

discs, there are some that do not conform to the CD standard

and may not be playable by this product.


The use of optical instruments with this product will increase

eye hazard.

This symbol is intended to alert the user to the

presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the

product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient

magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to

This symbol is intended to alert the user to the

presence of important operating and maintenance

(servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying

the appliance.


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 help.


You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not

expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to

operate this equipment.

For customers in the USA

Please register this product on line at

Proper registration will enable us to send you periodic

mailings about new product, 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.

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


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


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