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Operation Manual
Manual de instrucciones
Multi-CD control High power CD/MP3/WMA player
with RDS tuner
Reproductor de CD/MP3/WMA 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, keep this man-
ual in a safe place for future reference.
Before You Start
About this unit 4
About this manual 4
About the illumination color 5
In case of trouble 5
Features 5
About MP3 5
About WMA 5
Visit our website 6
Use and care of the remote control 6
Installing the battery 6
Using the remote control 6
Protecting your unit from theft 7
Removing the front panel 7
Attaching the front panel 7
Whats What
Head unit 8
Remote control 9
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
Using news program interruption 16
Receiving PTY alarm broadcasts 17
PTY list 17
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 18
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
operation 19
Repeating play 19
Playing tracks in random order 19
Scanning tracks of a CD 19
Pausing CD playback 20
Using compression and BMX 20
Selecting the search method 20
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
disc 21
Using disc title functions 21
Entering disc titles 21
Displaying disc titles 22
Using CD TEXT functions 22
Displaying text information on CD
TEXT discs 22
Scrolling text information in the
display 22
MP3/WMA/WAV Player
Playing MP3/WMA/WAV 23
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
(MP3/WMA/WAV) operation 25
Repeating play 25
Playing tracks in random order 25
Scanning folders and tracks 26
Pausing MP3/WMA/WAV playback 26
Selecting the search method 26
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
folder 27
Using compression and BMX 27
Displaying text information on MP3/WMA
disc 27

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Displaying text information on WAV disc 28
Scrolling text information in the display 28
Multi-CD Player
Playing a CD 29
50-disc multi-CD player 29
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
operation 30
Repeating play 30
Playing tracks in random order 30
Scanning CDs and tracks 31
Pausing CD playback 31
Using ITS playlists 31
Creating a playlist with ITS
programming 31
Playback from your ITS playlist 32
Erasing a track from your ITS
playlist 32
Erasing a CD from your ITS
playlist 32
Using disc title functions 33
Entering disc titles 33
Displaying disc titles 33
Using CD TEXT functions 34
Displaying text information on CD
TEXT discs 34
Scrolling text information in the
display 34
Using compression and bass emphasis 34
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 35
Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-
EX) 35
Using balance adjustment 36
Using the equalizer 36
Recalling equalizer curves 36
Adjusting equalizer curves 36
Fine-adjusting equalizer curve 37
Adjusting bass and treble 37
Adjusting bass and treble level 37
Selecting bass frequency 37
Selecting treble frequency 38
Adjusting loudness 38
Using subwoofer output 38
Turning a subwoofer on/off 38
Adjusting subwoofer settings 38
Using nonfading output 39
Adjusting nonfading output level 39
Using the high pass filter 39
Adjusting source levels 40
Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 41
Setting the FM tuning step 41
Switching Auto PI Seek 41
Switching the warning tone 41
Switching the auxiliary setting 42
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 42
Other Functions
Switching the display illumination 43
Switching the button illumination 43
Using the AUX source 43
Selecting AUX as the source 43
Setting the AUX title 43
Additional Information
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 45
Sound muting 45
CD player and care 45
CD-R/CD-RW discs 46
MP3, WMA and WAV files 46
MP3 additional information 47
WMA additional information 47
WAV additional information 47
About folders and MP3/WMA/WAV files 48
Terms 49
Specifications 51

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If you want to dispose this product, do not mix
it with general household waste. There is a se-
parate collection system for used electronic
products in accordance with legislation that re-
quires proper treatment, recovery and recy-
Private households in the 25 member states of
the EU, in Switzerland and Norway may return
their used electronic products free of charge
to designated collection facilities or to a retai-
ler (if you purchase a similar new one).
For countries not mentioned above, please
contact your local authorities for the correct
method of disposal.
By doing so you will ensure that your disposed
product undergoes the necessary treatment,
recovery and recycling and thus prevent po-
tential negative effects on the environment
and human health.
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 poor reception. The RDS
(radio data system) function operates only in
areas with FM stations broadcasting RDS sig-
! 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.
! This product contains a laser diode of higher
class than 1. To ensure continued safety, do
not remove any covers or attempt to gain ac-
cess to the inside of the product. Refer all ser-
vicing to qualified personnel.
A CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is affixed
to the bottom of this unit.
! The Pioneer CarStereo-Pass is for use only in
! 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
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 WARNINGs and CAU-
TIONs in this manual.
Before You Start

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About the illumination color
This unit features multi-color illumination.
When the unit is turned on, the buttons and
display illuminate in rainbow colors. To select
a particular illumination color, see Switching
the display illumination on page 43.
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).
WMA file playback
You can play back WMA files recorded on CD-
ROM/CD-R/CD-RW (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2
standard recordings).
WAV file playback
You can play back WAV files recorded on CD-
ADPCM recordings).
About MP3
Supply of this product only conveys a license
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 broadcasting (terrestrial,
satellite, cable and/or any other media), broad-
casting/streaming via internet, intranets and/
or other networks or in other electronic con-
tent distribution systems, such as pay-audio or
audio-on-demand applications. An indepen-
dent license for such use is required. For de-
tails, please visit
About WMA
The Windows Media" logo printed on the box
indicates that this unit can play back WMA
WMA is short for Windows Media" Audio
and refers to an audio compression technol-
ogy that is developed by Microsoft Corpora-
tion. WMA data can be encoded by using
Windows Media Player version 7 or later.
Windows Media and the Windows logo are tra-
demarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other
! This unit may not operate correctly depending
on the application used to encode WMA files.
! Depending on the version of Windows Media
Player used to encode WMA files, album
names and other text information may not be
correctly displayed.
! There may be a slight delay when starting
playback of WMA files encoded with image
Before You Start