• Product Dimensions 
    10.2 x 9.9 x 5.3 inches
  • Item Weight 
    2.79 pounds
  • Power Source 
    Corded Electric
  • Brand 


Listen to the Orange Portable CD Player with AM/FM Radio from SYLVANIA. There is a 20-track memory, antenna, and headphone jack on this AM/FM radio and CD player. It even has an integrated auxiliary input.

Important Safety Instructions

  • Read these Instructions.
  • Keep these Instructions.
  • Heed all Warnings.
  • Follow all instructions.
  • Do not use this apparatus near water.
  • Clean only with a dry cloth.
  • Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including that that produce heat.
  • Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades one wider than the other. A grounding-type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. the wide blade or the third prong is provided for your safety. When the provided plug does not into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
  • Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
  • Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
  • Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  • Refer all servicing to 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 dropped.
  • Use only with a 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.

FCC Warnings

Warning: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.


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. the 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 and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Additional Warnings and Precautions

    To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain, moisture, dripping, or splashing.
     Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
     Changes to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
     Do not place this unit directly onto furniture surfaces with any type of porous, or sensitive As with any rubber compound made with oils, the feet could cause marks or staining where the feet reside.  We recommend using a protective barrier such as a cloth or a piece of glass between the unit and the surface to reduce the risk of damage and/or staining.
     The use of this unit near lighting may cause interference regarding the use of the remote. If the unit is displaying erratic behavior move away from any lighting, as it may be the cause.
     The danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
    There is a danger of explosion if you attempt to charge standard Alkaline batteries in the unit. Only use rechargeable NiMH batteries.
    Lithium batteries, like all rechargeable batteries, are recyclable and should be recycled or disposed of in the normal household waste. Contact your local government for disposal or recycling practices in your area. should never be incinerated since they might explode.
     Shock hazard – Do Not Open.
  • Caution and marking information is located at the rear or bottom of the apparatus.
  • Objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall not be placed on the apparatus.
  • The mains plug is used as a disconnect device and it should remain readily operable during intended use. In order to disconnect the apparatus from the mains completely, the mains plug should be disconnected from the mains socket outlet completely.
  • The battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, or the like.
  • Keep new and used batteries away from children. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the product and keep it away from children.
  • If you think batteries might have been swallowed or placed inside any part of the body, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Do not mix old and new batteries.
  • Completely replace all old batteries with new ones.
  • Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or rechargeable (ni-cad, ni-me, etc) batteries.
  • Batteries should be recycled or disposed of as per state and local guidelines.

 To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover (or back). No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to service personnel.

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 appliance.

The lightning 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 a magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

This symbol indicates that this product incorporates double insulation between hazardous mains voltage and user-accessible parts.



  • CD player: CD, CD-R/RW
  • AM/FM radio (direct tuning)
  • Top-load disc player
  • 3.5mm audio input
  • Built-in AM/FM antenna
  • 2 digit red LED display
  • Analog volume control
  • AC power input: requires an AC power cable (included)
  • DC battery power: requires 6 C batteries (not included)
  • Battery life: ~8 hours of audio




To power, the unit, plug the power cord (included) into the AC Power Input on the back of the unit and a standard AC power outlet. For battery power, this unit requires 6 C-size, batteries (not included).



Loading and Playing a CD
Note: This unit is not compatible with MP3 CDs.

  1. Open the CD door and place a CD in the boombox, label side facing up.
  2. Close the CD door.
  3. Adjust the Source Switch to CD mode.
  4. Press the Play/Pause button to begin playing the loaded disc.

Programming a CD

  1. Press the Stop button to stop a loaded CD.
  2. Press the Program button. “01” will blink on the display.
  3. Press the Skip/Search buttons to select a track.
  4. Press the Program button to add the selected track to the program.
  5. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to program up to 20 tracks to play in order.
  6. Press the Stop button to cancel a program.


Radio Reception
An AM and FM antenna is built into the radio. To improve radio reception, adjust the position of the boombox.

Playing the Radio 

  1. Slide the Source Switch switch to AM or FM radio mode.
  2. Adjust the Tuning dial to tune the radio.


Using the Line In
3.5 mm audio input cable not included.

  1. Plug one end of a 3.5 mm audio input cable into the Line In input on the back of the unit, and plug the other end of the cable into the audio output on an MP3 Player or other audio source.
  2. Press the Power button to power the unit on.
  3. Slide the Source Switch on the front of the unit to Line In.
  4. Audio played through the connected device will now be heard through the speakers.

Frequently Asked Questions

How durable are portable CD players?

Hi-fi systems should live much longer, roughly 10 to 20 years, or at least the speakers, turntable, and amplifier elements of those systems. Despite having a lifespan of 5 to 10 years, CD players don’t last as long.

How long do portable CD players’ batteries last?

The majority of players have two-hour rechargeable batteries, which are adequate for the majority of commutes, particularly if you can recharge at work, but not long enough for a cross-country flight.

Do CD players require speakers?

This CD player needs to be connected to an amplifier, either a stereo receiver or a home theatre receiver. It is unable to power additional speakers. The CD player has optical digital output in addition to stereo analog left and right audio outputs. Therefore, for it to work with the amplifier, it would need to accept one of those.

How is a portable CD player charged?

Obtain a CD player connection. 1 Plug in the AC adapter. 2 Connect the remote control to the headphones or earphones. Use an AC plug adaptor if the AC power adaptor won’t fit the AC outlet.

Can a portable CD player be connected to a speaker?

You would require a Bluetooth transmitter device to accomplish this. These cleverly created gadgets use a mini-jack connector to connect to your CD player or any other source. The audio that is now playing is then transmitted through Bluetooth from the source device.

How can I connect my CD player to speakers?

The audio wire should be plugged into the CD player’s audio output (top image), and then the stereo receiver’s CD audio input (bottom picture). 4. Connect your speakers to your receiver using your speaker cable. Place the wire in the speaker terminals (red and black), which you may find by looking.

A CD player needs batteries, right?

Additionally, battery chemistry and manufacturer will affect battery life. Obviously, battery life will decrease the longer the portable CD player is powered on and as the volume level rises during a playing session. Do so with caution.

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