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Operation Manual
Manual de instrucciones
Multi-CD control High power CD/MP3/WMA/WAV
player with RDS tuner
Reproductor de CD/MP3/WMA/WAV de alta potencia
con sintonizador de RDS y control de CD múltiple

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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, put them away
in a safe place for future reference.
Before You Start
About this unit 5
About this manual 5
Precautions 5
In case of trouble 5
Features 5
About WMA 6
Protecting your unit from theft 6
Removing the front panel 6
Attaching the front panel 7
Whats What
Head unit 8
Optional remote control 8
Power ON/OFF
Turning the unit on 10
Selecting a source 10
Turning the unit off 10
Listening to the radio 11
Introduction of advanced tuner
operation 12
Storing and recalling broadcast
frequencies 12
Tuning in strong signals 12
Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies 13
Introduction of RDS operation 14
Switching the RDS display 14
Selecting alternative frequencies 14
Using PI Seek 15
Using Auto PI Seek for preset
stations 15
Limiting stations to regional
programming 15
Receiving traffic announcements 16
Responding to the TP alarm 16
Using PTY functions 16
Searching for an RDS station by PTY
information 16
Using news program interruption 17
Receiving PTY alarm broadcasts 17
Using radio text 17
Displaying radio text 17
Storing and recalling radio text 18
PTY list 19
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 20
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
operation 21
Repeating play 21
Playing tracks in a random order 21
Scanning tracks of a CD 21
Pausing CD playback 22
Using compression and BMX 22
Selecting the search method 22
Searching every 10 track in the current
disc 23
Using disc title functions 23
Entering disc titles 23
Displaying disc titles 24
Using CD TEXT functions 24
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 24
Scrolling titles in the display 24
MP3/WMA/WAV Player
Playing MP3/WMA/WAV 25
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
(MP3/WMA/WAV) operation 27
Repeating play 27
Playing tracks in a random order 27
Scanning folders and tracks 28

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Pausing MP3/WMA/WAV playback 28
Using compression and BMX 28
Selecting the search method 29
Searching every 10 track in the current
folder 29
Switching the tag display 29
Displaying text information on MP3/WMA/
WAV disc 29
When playing back an MP3/WMA
disc 29
When playing back a WAV disc 30
Scrolling text information in the display 30
Multi-CD Player
Playing a CD 31
50-disc multi-CD player 31
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
operation 32
Repeating play 32
Playing tracks in a random order 32
Scanning CDs and tracks 33
Pausing CD playback 33
Using ITS playlists 33
Creating a playlist with ITS
programming 33
Playback from your ITS playlist 34
Erasing a track from your ITS
playlist 34
Erasing a CD from your ITS
playlist 35
Using disc title functions 35
Entering disc titles 35
Displaying disc titles 36
Selecting discs from the disc title
list 36
Using CD TEXT functions 36
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 36
Scrolling titles in the display 36
Using compression and bass emphasis 36
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 38
Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-
EX) 38
Setting the sound focus equalizer
(SFEQ) 39
Using balance adjustment 39
Using the equalizer 40
Recalling equalizer curves 40
Adjusting equalizer curves 40
Fine adjusting equalizer curve 40
Adjusting bass and treble 41
Adjusting bass and treble level 41
Selecting bass frequency 41
Selecting treble frequency 42
Adjusting loudness 42
Using subwoofer output 42
Adjusting subwoofer settings 42
Using non fading output 43
Adjusting non fading output level 43
Using the high pass filter 43
Adjusting source levels 43
Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 45
Setting the FM tuning step 45
Switching Auto PI Seek 45
Switching the warning tone 45
Switching the auxiliary setting 46
Switching the dimmer setting 46
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 46
Switching the telephone muting/
attenuation 47
Other Functions
Using the AUX source 48

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Selecting AUX as the source 48
Setting the AUX title 48
Setting the level indicator 48
Additional Information
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 49
CD player and care 49
CD-R/CD-RW discs 50
MP3, WMA and WAV files 50
MP3 additional information 51
WMA additional information 51
WAV additional information 51
About folders and MP3/WMA/WAV files 51
Terms 53
Specifications 55

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About this unit
The tuner frequencies on this unit are allo-
cated for use in Western Europe, Asia, the
Middle East, Africa and Oceania. Use in other
areas may result in improper reception. The
RDS function operates only in areas with FM
stations broadcasting RDS signals.
About this manual
This unit features a number of sophisticated
functions ensuring superior reception and op-
eration. 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 units 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 other sections.
! A CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is af-
fixed to the bottom of this unit.
! The Pioneer CarStereo-Pass is for use only
in Germany.
! 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 unit from moisture.
! If the battery is disconnected or dis-
charged, the preset memory will be erased
and must be reprogrammed.
In case of trouble
Should this product fail to operate properly,
contact your dealer or nearest authorized Pio-
neer Service Station.
CD playback
Music CD/CD-R/CD-RW playback is possible.
MP3 file playback
You can play back MP3 files recorded on CD-
ROM/CD-R/CD-RW (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2
standard recordings).
! Supply of this product only conveys a li-
cense for private, non-commercial use and
does not convey a license nor imply any
right to use this product in any commercial
(i.e. revenue-generating) real time broad-
casting (terrestrial, satellite, cable and/or
any other media), broadcasting/streaming
via internet, intranets and/or other net-
works or in other electronic content distri-
bution systems, such as pay-audio or
audio-on-demand applications. An inde-
pendent license for such use is required.
For details, please visit
WMA file playback
You can play back WMA files recorded on CD-
ROM/CD-R/CD-RW (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2
standard recordings).
Before You Start