High power CD player with FM/AM tuner
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.
Before You Start
About this unit 3
Protecting your unit from theft 3
Removing the front panel 3
Attaching the front panel 3
Head unit 4
Turning the unit on and selecting a
Turning the unit off 5
Listening to the radio 6
Storing and recalling broadcast
Tuning in strong signals 7
Storing the strongest broadcast
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 8
Playing tracks in a random order 8
Repeating play 8
Pausing CD playback 8
Introduction of audio adjustments 9
Using balance adjustment 9
Using the equalizer 9
Recalling equalizer curves 9
Adjusting equalizer curves 10
Fine-adjusting equalizer curve 10
Adjusting loudness 10
Front image enhancer (F.I.E.) 11
Adjusting source levels 11
Adjusting initial settings 12
Setting the clock 12
Turning the clock display on or off 12
Setting the FM tuning step 12
Setting the AM tuning step 13
Understanding built-in CD player error
CD player and care 14
CD-R/CD-RW discs 14
About this unit
USE OF CONTROL OR ADJUSTMENT OR
PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES
OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN
MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION
THE USE OF OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS
WITH THIS PRODUCT WILL INCREASE
! Do not allow this unit to come into contact
with liquids. Electrical shock could result.
Also, this unit damage, smoke, and overheat
could result from contact with liquids.
! Keep this manual handy as a reference for op-
erating procedures and precautions.
! Always keep the volume low enough so that
you can hear sounds from outside the vehicle.
! Protect this unit from moisture.
! If the battery is disconnected or discharged,
the preset memory will be erased and must be
! If this unit does not operate properly, contact
your dealer or nearest authorized Pioneer Ser-
Protecting your unit from
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 too tightly when removing or attach-
! 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
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 de-
tached 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
2 Press the front panel into the face of
the head unit until it is firmly seated.
Before You Start
1 CLOCK button
Press to change to the clock display.
2 Disc loadingslot
Insert a disc to play.
3 EJECT button
Press to eject a CD from your built-in CD
4 AUDIO button
Press to select various sound quality con-
5 PAUSE button
Press to turn pause on or off.
6 a/b/c/d buttons
Press to do manual seek tuning, fast for-
ward, reverse and track search controls.
Also used for controlling functions.
7 LOUDNESS button
Press to turn loudness on or off.
8 DETACH button
Press to remove the front panel from the
9 BAND button
Press to select among three FM bands and
one AM band and to cancel the control
mode of functions.
a LOCAL/BSM button
Press to turn local function on or off.
Press and hold to turn BSM function on or
b 16 buttons
Press for preset tuning.
c SOURCE button
This unit is turned on by selecting a source.
Press to cycle through all the available
Rotate it to increase or decrease the vo-
e EQ button
Press to select various equalizer curves.
Turning the unit on and
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 the unit (refer to page 8).
% Press SOURCE to select a source.
Press SOURCE repeatedly to switch between
the following sources:
Built-in CD playerTuner
When you select a source the unit is turned
! When no disc has been set in the unit, the
source will not switch to the built-in CD player.
! When this units blue/white lead is connected
to the vehicles auto-antenna relay control
terminal, the vehicles antenna extends when
this units source is turned on. To retract the
antenna, turn the source off.
Turning the unit off
% Press SOURCE and hold until the unit