Philips FWM583 manual

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Table of contents for the manual

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    FWM583 MP3-CD Mini Hi-Fi System Register your pr oduct and get support at www .philips.com/w elcome [...]

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    2 México Es necesar io que lea cuidadosamente su instr uctivo de manejo. No abrir, riesgo de choque[...]

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    4 1 PLUG & PLA Y -for tuner installation pg001-pg028_FWM583-55-Eng 2008.4.18, 13:34 4[...]

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    English 5 Contents General Information Supplied accessories ........................................[...]

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    6 English General Information Congratulations on y our purchase and w elcome to Philips! To full y b[...]

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    English 7 Pr eparations Rear connections The type plate is located at the rear of the system. A Po w[...]

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    8 English Preparations FM Antenna ● For better FM stereo reception, connect an outdoor FM antenna [...]

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    English 9 Contr ols (illustrations on pag e 3) Contr ols on the system and r emote control 1 ST ANDB[...]

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    10 English Contr ols Notes for r emote control: – First, select the source you wish to contr ol by[...]

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    English 11 Basic Functions IMPOR T ANT! Before you operate the system, complete the preparation pr o[...]

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    12 English Basic Functions Demonstration mode The system has a demonstration mode that sho ws the va[...]

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    English 13 Basic Functions Automatic DSC-DBB selection The best DBB setting is generated automatical[...]

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    14 English CD/MP3-CD Operations IMPOR T ANT! – This system is designed for regular discs. Therefor[...]

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    English 15 CD/MP3-CD Operations 3 Press OPEN•CLOSE to close the disc tr ay . ➜ " READING DI[...]

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    16 English CD/MP3-CD Operations Differ ent play modes: SHUFFLE and REPEA T Y ou can select and chang[...]

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    English 17 Radio Reception T uning to radio stations 1 Press TUNER to select TUNER mode . ➜ "[...]

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    18 English Radio Reception Manual Preset Pr ogramming 1 T une to y our desired r adio station (refer[...]

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    English 19 External Sour ces Connecting external equipment 1 Connect the audio out ter minals of the[...]

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    20 English Ho w to organize your MP3/WMA files on the USB mass storag e device This Hi-Fi system wil[...]

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    English 21 Ripping function This function enables y ou to record music to a connected USB mass stora[...]

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    22 English T uner record timer setting This function enables y ou to set a timer for star ting and s[...]

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    English 23 Clock/Timer Vie wing clock The clock (if it is set) will be sho wn in standby mode. To vi[...]

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    24 English Clock/Timer Timer setting The system can switch on to CD , TUNER, or USB mode automatical[...]

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    English 25 Specifications AMPLIFIER RMS output po wer LF channel .................................. [...]

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    26 English Maintenance W ARNING Under no circumstances should you tr y to repair the system yourself[...]

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    English 27 “ DEVICE NOT SUPPORTED ” scrolls on the displa y . Radio reception is poor . The syst[...]

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    28 English Printed in China CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT FWM583 PDCC-ZC-0816 Meet Philips at the Internet h[...]