Panasonic SL-SX3314C User Manual

Portable cd player, Troubleshooting guide, Product service

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No play.

No sound or there is
a lot of noise.

Play doesn’t resume
from the track where
play stopped at.

Play doesn’t start from
the first track.

Cannot specify the
AB segment.

The unit stops

The battery indicator
fails to appear or is

Dear Customer

Thank you for purchasing this product. Before connecting, operating or
adjusting this product, please read these instructions completely. Please
keep this manual for future reference.




Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the
check points, or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, see “Product

➪right) for assistance.

Troubleshooting guide


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.

Panasonic Canada Inc.
5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3

C 2003 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Printed in China



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. (“PSC”)
Ave. 65 de Infantería, Km. 9.5 San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985


Portable CD Player

Operating Instructions

Model No.


1. Damage requiring service—The unit should be serviced by qualified service

personnel if:



The AC power supply cord or AC adaptor has been damaged; or



Objects or liquids have gotten into the unit; or



The unit has been exposed to rain; or



The unit does not operate normally or exhibits a marked change in
performance; or



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 servicing personnel.

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.

Product information

For product information or assistance with product operation:
In the U.S.A., contact the Panasonic Customer Call Center at 1-800-211-7262, or
e-mail, or the website (
In Canada, contact the Panasonic Canada Inc. Customer Care Centre at 905-624-5505,
or visit the website (, or an authorized Servicentre closest to you.

Product service



User memo:


This function causes the unit to ignore accidental button presses.
Set to HOLD so the unit doesn’t power on accidentally or play is interrupted.

Note on CD-R and CD-RW

This unit can play CD-DA format audio CD-R and CD-RW that have been


upon completion of recording. It may not be able to play some

CD-R or CD-RW due to the condition of the recording.
§Finalizing is a process that enables CD-R/CD-RW players to play audio

CD-R and CD-RW.

Resume function

The player stores the track where you stopped play.
Opening the lid when the unit is in stop mode cancels the function.

Auto off function

If the unit is left in stop mode for approximately 10 minutes, the unit turns

itself off automatically.


≥The HOLD function is on. Release HOLD (

➪page 3).

≥The disc isn’t correctly set.
≥The disc is scratched or dirty. (Tracks skipped.)
≥There is moisture on the lens. Wait for about an hour

and then try again.

≥The lens is dirty: clean it with a blower

(recommended product: SZZP1038C).If the lens gets
marked with fingerprints, gently wipe them off with a
cotton swab.

≥Ensure the plugs are inserted firmly.
≥Wipe the plugs clean with a clean cloth.
≥The elapsed playing time disappears and sound is

interrupted if bumps continue repeatedly.

≥Separate this unit from mobile telephones.

≥This doesn’t work if you open the lid while the unit is

in stop mode.

≥This doesn’t work during random play.
≥It may not work correctly under some conditions.

≥Random play modes may be on (

➪page 4).

≥Play resumes from the track where you last stopped

play(play may start from a different track if you
change discs after the power has been turned off).

You may not be able to specify segment A or B at the
end of disc.

Disconnect then reconnect all power sources (batteries
and AC adaptor).

≥The indicator does not appear when an AC adaptor is


≥The indicator does not appear correctly under some






The HOLD function is on. Release HOLD (

➪page 3).

≥You haven’t inserted a disc or it isn’t inserted


≥You have inserted a disc this unit cannot play.

The disc lid is open.

The program already contains 20 tracks.