High power CD player with FM/AM tuner
Before You Start
About this manual 2
Protecting your unit from theft 2
· Removing the front panel 2
· Attaching the front panel 2
What's what 3
Turning the unit on 4
Selecting a source 4
Turning the unit off 4
Listening to the radio 4
Storing and recalling broadcast
Tuning in strong signals 6
Storing the strongest broadcast
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 6
Playing tracks in a random order 7
Repeating play 7
Pausing CD playback 7
Introduction of audio adjustments 8
Using balance adjustment 8
Using the equalizer 9
· Recalling equalizer curves 9
· Adjusting equalizer curves 9
Adjusting loudness 9
Front image enhancer (FIE) 10
Adjusting source levels 10
Adjusting initial settings 11
Setting the time 11
Setting the FM tuning step 12
Setting the AM tuning step 12
Setting the time display on or off 12
CD player and care 12
CD-R/CD-RW discs 13
Understanding built-in CD player error mes-
Thank you for buying this Pioneer product.
Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to oper-
ate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them
away in a safe place for future reference.
About this manual
This unit features a number of sophisticated
functions ensuring superior reception and oper-
ation. All the functions have been designed for
the easiest possible use, but many are not self-
explanatory. This operation manual will help you
benefit fully from this product's potential and to
maximize your listening enjoyment.
We recommend that you familiarize yourself
with the functions and their operation by read-
ing through the manual before you begin using
this unit. It is especially important that you read
and observe precautions on this page and in
· Keep this manual handy as a reference for
operating procedures and precautions.
· Always keep the volume low enough so you
can hear sounds outside of the car.
· Protect this product from moisture.
· If the battery is disconnected or discharged,
the preset memory will be erased and must be
· Should this product fail to operate properly,
contact your dealer or nearest authorized
Pioneer Service Station.
Protecting your unit from theft
The front panel can be detached from the head
unit and stored in the protective case provided
to discourage theft.
· Never use force or grip the display and the
buttons tightly when removing or attaching.
· Avoid subjecting the front panel to excessive
· Keep the front panel out of direct sunlight and
Removing the front panel
1 Press DETACH to release the front panel.
Press DETACH and the right side of the panel is
released from the head unit.
2 Grab the front panel and remove.
Grab the right side of the front panel and pull
away to the left. The front panel will be detached
from the head unit.
3 Put the front panel into the protective case
provided for safe keeping.
Attaching the front panel
1 Place the front panel flat against the head
2 Press the front panel into the face of the
head unit until it is firmly seated.
USE OF CONTROL OR
ADJUSTMENT OR PER-
FORMANCE OF PROCE-
DURES OTHER THAN
HEREIN MAY RESULT IN
THE USE OF OPTICAL
THIS PRODUCT WILL
INCREASE EYE HAZARD.
Before You Start
Before You Start
1 VOLUME button
Press to increase or decrease the volume.
2 CD EJECT button
Press to eject a CD from your built-in CD
3 AUDIO button
Press to select various sound quality con-
4 CLOCK button
Press to switch clock display on or off.
5 EQ button
Press to select various equalizer curves.
Press to do manual seek tuning, fast for-
ward, reverse and track search controls. Also
used for controlling functions.
7 LOUDNESS button
Press to switch loudness function on or off.
8 SOURCE button
This unit is switched on by selecting a
source. Press to cycle through all of the
9 16 (PRESET TUNING) buttons
Press for preset tuning.
0 LOCAL/BSM button
- BAND button
Press to select among three FM and one AM
= DETACH button
Press to remove the front panel from the
Turning the unit on
Press SOURCE to turn the unit on.
When you select a source the unit is turned on.
Selecting a source
You can select a source you want to listen to. To
switch to the built-in CD player, load a disc in
this unit (refer to page 6).
Press SOURCE to select a source.
Press SOURCE repeatedly to switch between
the following sources:
Built-in CD player
· When no disc is set in this product, built-in
CD player source will not change.
· When this unit's blue/white lead is connected
to the car's auto-antenna relay control termi-
nal, the car's antenna extends when this
unit's source is switched on. To retract the
antenna, switch the source off.
Turning the unit off
Press SOURCE and hold for at least one sec-
ond to turn the unit off.
Listening to the radio
If you are using this unit in North, Central or
South America, reset the AM tuning step (see
Setting the AM tuning step on page 12).
1 BAND indicator
Shows which band the radio is tuned to, AM
2 FREQUENCY indicator
Shows to which frequency the tuner is
3 STEREO () indicator
Shows that the frequency selected is being
broadcast in stereo.
4 PRESET NUMBER indicator
Shows what preset has been selected.