Tuning to a station directly (Direct Tuning)

You can enter the frequency of a station directly.

  1. Select [Listen] - [FM TUNER] or [AM TUNER] from the home menu.
  2. Press .
  3. Enter the frequency using ///.
    1. Press / to select a digit.
    2. Press / to change the digit.
  4. Press .


  • If the tuned frequency is invalid or out of range, [---.-- MHz] or [---- kHz] appears and then the screen returns to the current frequency.
    Make sure you have entered the right frequency. If not, repeat steps 3 and 4. If you still cannot tune to a station, the frequency may not be in use in your area.


  • Adjust the direction of the AM loop antenna (aerial) for optimum reception upon tuning to an AM station.
  • The tuning scale for direct tuning is shown below:
    • USA and Canada

      FM: 100 kHz

      AM: 10 kHz (*)

    • Mexico

      FM: 50 kHz

      AM: 10 kHz (*)

    • Europe and Australia

      FM: 50 kHz

      AM: 9 kHz

    * The AM tuning scale can be changed. For details, see “ Changing the AM tuning scale (for USA, Canadian, and Mexican models only).”