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Operation Manual
AV Receiver/DVD Player with 6.5 inch Wide Display

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Thank you for buying this Pioneer product.
Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to operate
your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, keep this man-
ual in a safe place for future reference.
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! Playable discs 8
! DVD video disc region numbers 8
! When an operation is prohibited 11
To ensure safe driving 6
To avoid battery exhaustion 7
Before You Start
About this unit 8
About this manual 9
Precautions 9
In case of trouble 9
Features 9
About WMA 11
To protect the LCD screen 11
For viewing LCD comfortably 11
What the marks on DVDs indicate 11
Resetting the microprocessor 12
Use and care of the remote control 12
Whats What
Head unit 14
Remote control 16
Basic Operations
Turning the unit on and selecting a
source 19
Loading a disc 20
Adjusting the volume 20
Turning the unit off 20
Using the rear display 20
Displaying the navigation image 21
Touch panel key basic operation 21
Opening and closing the LCD panel 22
Changing the wide screen mode 23
Adjusting the picture adjustment 24
Protecting your unit from theft 25
Listening to the radio 27
Introduction of advanced tuner
operation 28
Storing and recalling broadcast
frequencies 28
Tuning in strong signals 28
Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies 29
Introduction of RDS operation 30
Switching the RDS display 30
Selecting alternative frequencies 31
Receiving traffic announcements 32
Using PTY functions 32
Using radio text 33
PTY list 35
Playing DVD video discs
Watching a DVD video 36
Operating the DVD menu 37
Skipping back or forward to another title 37
Stopping playback 37
Introduction of advanced DVD video
operation 38
Repeating play 38
Pausing DVD video playback 38
Frame-by-frame playback 39
Slow motion playback 39
Searching for a desired scene, starting
playback from a specified time 39
Changing audio language during playback
(Multi-audio) 40

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Changing the subtitle language during
playback (Multi-subtitle) 40
Changing the viewing angle during playback
(Multi-angle) 41
Resume playback (Bookmark) 41
Selecting audio output 41
Playing Video CDs
Watching a Video CD 42
Stopping playback 43
PBC playback 43
Introduction of advanced Video CD
operation 43
Repeating play 43
Pausing Video CD playback 44
Frame-by-frame playback 44
Slow motion playback 44
Searching for a desired scene, starting
playback from a specified time 45
Selecting audio output 45
Playing CDs
Listening to a CD 46
Stopping playback 46
Introduction of advanced CD operation 47
Repeating play 47
Playing tracks in a random order 47
Scanning tracks of a CD 47
Pausing CD playback 48
Searching for a desired track 48
Entering disc titles 48
Using CD TEXT functions 49
Playing MP3/WMA
Listening to MP3/WMA 50
Stopping playback 51
Introduction of advanced built-in DVD player
(MP3/WMA) operation 52
Repeating play 52
Playing tracks in a random order 52
Scanning folders and tracks 53
Pausing MP3/WMA playback 53
Searching for a desired track in the current
folder 53
Displaying text information on MP3/WMA
disc 53
Scrolling text information in the display 54
Selecting tracks from the file name list 54
Multi-CD Player
Listening to a CD 55
50-disc multi-CD player 55
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
operation 56
Repeating play 56
Playing tracks in a random order 56
Scanning CDs and tracks 57
Pausing CD playback 57
Using ITS playlists 57
Using disc title functions 58
Using CD TEXT functions 59
Using compression and bass emphasis 60
DAB tuner
Listening to the DAB 61
Introduction of advanced DAB tuner
operation 62
Switching the DAB display 62
Storing and recalling broadcast
frequencies 63
Setting the announcement support
interruption 63
Selecting services from the available service
list 64
Searching for service by available PTY
information 64
Switching primary or secondary service
component 64

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Switching the service follow 64
Using dynamic label 64
TV tuner
Watching the TV tuner 66
Introduction of advanced TV tuner
operation 67
Storing and recalling broadcast stations 67
Storing the strongest broadcast stations
sequentially 67
Selecting the country group 68
DVD Player
Playing a disc 69
Turning the DVD player on or off 69
Selecting a disc 70
Introduction of advanced DVD player
operation 70
Repeating play 70
Pausing disc playback 71
Playing tracks in a random order 71
Scanning tracks of a CD 71
Using ITS playlists 71
Using disc title functions 71
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 72
Using balance adjustment 72
Using the equalizer 73
Adjusting bass and treble 74
Adjusting loudness 74
Using subwoofer output 75
Using nonfading output 75
Using the high pass filter 75
Adjusting source levels 76
Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-
EX) 76
Setting the sound focus equalizer
(SFEQ) 77
Digital Signal Processor
Introduction of DSP adjustments 78
Using the sound field control 78
Using the position selector 79
Using balance adjustment 79
Adjusting source levels 80
Using the dynamic range control 80
Using the down-mix function 80
Using the direct control 81
Using the Dolby Pro Logic B 81
Setting the speaker setting 82
Selecting a cut-off frequency 83
Adjusting the speaker output levels 83
Adjusting the speaker output levels using a
test tone 84
Using the time alignment 84
Using the equalizer 85
Using the auto-equalizer 87
Auto TA and EQ (auto-time alignment and
auto-equalizing) 87
Setting up the DVD player
Introduction of DVD setup adjustments 90
Setting the subtitle language 90
Setting the audio language 91
Setting the menu language 91
Setting assist subtitles on or off 91
Setting angle icon display 92
Setting the aspect ratio 92
Setting the parental lock 92
Automatic playback of DVDs 93
Setting remote control code type 93
Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 95
Setting the FM tuning step 95
Switching Auto PI Seek 95
Switching the warning tone 95
Switching the auxiliary setting 96

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Selecting the illumination color 96
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 96
Correcting distorted sound 97
Switching the sound muting/attenuation 97
Switching the automatic disc playback 97
Switching the dimmer setting for sub-
display 98
Mixing navigation voice/beep and audio
sound 98
Resetting the audio functions 98
Other Functions
Introduction of setup adjustments 99
Setting the video input 99
Setting for rear view camera 99
Selecting the video of rear display 100
Setting the automatic open function 100
Setting the clock 100
Setting the display appearance 101
Using the AUX source 101
Switching the background display 102
Using the PGM button 103
Additional Information
Troubleshooting 104
Error messages 106
Understanding auto TA and EQ error
messages 106
DVD player and care 108
DVD discs 108
CD-R/CD-RW discs 108
MP3 and WMA files 109
About folders and MP3/WMA files 110
Using the display correctly 111
Language code chart for DVD 113
Terms 114
Specifications 117
Index 119