Sony ICF-C218 Dream Machine FM/AM Clock Radio Operating Instructions

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This PDF user manual is for the Sony Dream Machine ICF-C218 FM/AM Clock Radio.

Sony Dream Machine ICF-C218 FM/AM Alarm Clock Radio

– Single alarm FM/AM Clock radio.
– Various types of alarms – radio and buzzer.
– Automatic time set – When you plug the clock in for the first time, the current time will be shown in the display.
– Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer time adjustment.
– Date button to display month, day and year.
– Battery backup to keep the clock during a power interruption with a CR2032 battery installed.
– Extendable snooze – snooze time can be extended from 10 to 60 minutes in maximum every time you use.

Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions.

(PDF) OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS in English (EN) language.




Time display: 12-hour System
Frequency range – Band Frequency: FM 87.5 – 108 MHz, AM 530 – 1 710 kHz
Speaker: Approx. 6.6 cm (2 5/8 inches) dia., 8 Ohms
Power output: 150 mW (at 10% harmonic distortion)
Power requirements: 120 V AC, 60 Hz
For power backup: 3 V DC, one CR2032 battery
Dimensions: Approx. 155 x 64.5 x 150 mm (w/h/d) (6 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 6 inches) incl. projecting parts and controls

– ICF-C218 front/rear/side view. Display, buttons and switches.

To keep good time, as backup power source, this unit has one CR2032 battery inside of the unit in addition to the house current. The battery keeps the clock in the event of a power interruption.

– How to install or replace the backup battery. Notes on lithium battery.

This unit is preset to the current date and time at the factory, and is powered by the back up battery. All you need to do the first time is just plug it in and select your time zone.
– How to set the clock
– How to set (select) the Time Zone

The following models employ the Automatic Daylight Saving Time/Summer Time adjustment. The DST indicator in the display appears in the display at the beginning of the daylight saving time (summer time), and disappears at the end of it.
– Daylight saving time begins at: 2:00 AM on the second Sunday of March.
– Standard time begins at: 2:00 AM on the first Sunday of November.

– How to cancel the Automatic DST/Summer Time adjustment
– How to set the DST display manually

– How to set the clock
– How to set the date
– How to display the year and date
– How to change the display to the daylight saving time (summer time) indication

– How to play the radio
– How to turn off the radio
– How to improve the FM/AM reception

– How to set the alarm
– How to set the alarm time
– How to set the Alarm Mode (Radio or Buzzer)
– How to doze (snooze) for a few more minutes. The sound turns off but will automatically come on again after about 10 minutes. The maximum length of the snooze time is 60 minutes.
– How to stop the Alarm
– How to deactivate the Alarm. Note on alarm in the event of a power interruption.

You can fall asleep to the radio using the built-in sleep timer that turns off the radio automatically after a preset duration.
– How to set the Sleep Timer
– How to turn off the radio before the preset time
– How to use both sleep timer and alarm

The clock flashes “AM 12:00” due to a power interruption.
– The battery is low. Replace the battery. Remove the old battery and install a new one.

The radio or buzzer alarm does not sound at the preset alarm time.
– Has the desired radio or buzzer alarm been activated? (i.e., Does the ALARM indicator light up?)

The radio alarm is activated but no sound comes on at the preset alarm time.
– Has VOLUME been adjusted?

This PDF manual is very helpful for answering all your questions about using the Sony ICF-C218 Dream Machine Clock Radio.

This Operating Instructions provides all the information (according to the table of contents) from Sony about the ICF-C218 Dream Machine FM/AM Clock Radio, including answers to the questions listed above. You can download and save it for offline use, including viewing it on your device or printing it for your convenience if you prefer a paper version.

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