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Operation Manual
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Multi-CD control High power CD player with FM/AM
Syntoniseur FM/AM et lecteur de CD, Puissance éle-
vée, avec contrôleur pour lecteur de CD àchargeur

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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
Information to User 5
For Canadian model 5
About this unit 5
About this manual 5
After-sales service for Pioneer products 5
Product registration 6
Precautions 6
Use and care of the remote control 6
Installing the battery 6
Replacing the battery 6
Using the remote control 7
About the XM READY mark 7
Protecting your unit from theft 7
Removing the front panel 8
Attaching the front panel 8
About the demo mode 8
Reverse mode 8
Feature demo 8
About the operation mode 8
Whats What
Head unit 9
Remote control 10
Power ON/OFF
Turning the unit on 11
Selecting a source 11
Turning the unit off 11
Listening to the radio 12
Introduction of advanced tuner
operation 13
Storing and recalling broadcast
frequencies 13
Tuning in strong signals 13
Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies 14
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 15
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
operation 16
Repeating play 16
Playing tracks in a random order 16
Scanning tracks of a CD 16
Pausing CD playback 17
Using disc title functions 17
Entering disc titles 17
Displaying disc titles 18
Using CD TEXT functions 18
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 18
Scrolling titles in the display 18
Multi-CD Player
Playing a CD 19
50-disc multi-CD player 19
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
operation 20
Repeating play 20
Playing tracks in a random order 20
Scanning CDs and tracks 21
Pausing CD playback 21
Using ITS playlists 21
Creating a playlist with ITS
programming 21
Playback from your ITS playlist 22
Erasing a track from your ITS
playlist 22
Erasing a CD from your ITS
playlist 22
Using disc title functions 23
Entering disc titles 23
Displaying disc titles 24
Selecting discs from the disc title
list 24
Using CD TEXT functions 24

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Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 24
Scrolling titles in the display 24
Using compression and bass emphasis 24
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 26
Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-
EX) 26
Setting the sound focus equalizer
(SFEQ) 26
Using balance adjustment 27
Using the equalizer 27
Recalling equalizer curves 27
Adjusting equalizer curves 28
Fine adjusting equalizer curve 28
Adjusting bass and treble 29
Adjusting bass and treble level 29
Selecting bass frequency 29
Selecting treble frequency 29
Adjusting loudness 30
Using subwoofer output 30
Adjusting subwoofer settings 30
Using non fading output 30
Adjusting non fading output level 31
Using the high pass filter 31
Adjusting source levels 31
Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 32
Setting the clock 32
Switching the warning tone 32
Switching the auxiliary setting 32
Switching the dimmer setting 33
Adjusting the brightness 33
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 33
Switching the telephone muting/
attenuation 34
Switching the motion screen 34
Other Functions
Using the operation mode 2 35
Tuner 35
Built-in CD player 35
Multi-CD player 35
XM tuner 35
Television 36
DVD player and Muti-DVD player 36
Turning the clock display on or off 36
Using the AUXsource 36
Selecting AUXas the source 36
Setting the AUXtitle 36
Using different entertainment displays 37
Introduction of XM operation 37
XM operation 37
Switching the XM display 38
Swiching the XM channel select
setting 38
Introduction of DVD operation 38
Operation 38
Function menu switching 38
Using ITS playlist and disc title
functions 39
Additional Information
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 40
CD player and care 40
CD-R/CD-RW discs 41
Specifications 42

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Selecting fine audio equipment such as the unit you've just purchased is only the start of your
musical enjoyment. Now it's time to consider how you can maximize the fun and excitement your
equipment offers. This manufacturer and the Electronic Industries Association's Consumer
Electronics Group want you to get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe level. One
that lets the sound come through loud and clear without annoying blaring or distortion--and, most
importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing.
Sound can be deceiving. Over time your hearing "comfort level" adapts to higher volumes of
sound. So what sounds "normal" can actually be loud and harmful to your hearing. Guard against
this by setting your equipment at a safe level BEFORE your hearing adapts.
To establish a safe level:
· Start your volume control at a low setting.
· Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it comfortably and clearly, and without distortion.
Once you have established a comfortable sound level:
· Set the dial and leave it there.
Taking a minute to do this now will help to prevent hearing damage or loss in the future. After
all, we want you listening for a lifetime.
We Want You Listening For A Lifetime
Used wisely, your new sound equipment will provide a lifetime of fun and enjoyment. Since
hearing damage from loud noise is often undetectable until it is too late, this manufacturer and the
Electronic Industries Association's Consumer Electronics Group recommend you avoid prolonged
exposure to excessive noise. This list of sound levels is included for your protection.
Quiet library, soft whispers
Living room, refrigerator, bedroom away from traffic
Light traffic, normal conversation, quiet office
Air conditioner at 20 feet, sewing machine
Vacuum cleaner, hair dryer, noisy restaurant
Average city traffic, garbage disposals, alarm clock at two feet.
Subway, motorcycle, truck traffic, lawn mower
Garbage truck, chain saw, pneumatic drill
Rock band concert in front of speakers, thunderclap
Gunshot blast, jet plane
Rocket launching pad
Information courtesy of the Deafness Research Foundation.

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Information to User
Alteration or modifications carried out without
appropriate authorization may invalidate the
users right to operate the equipment.
For Canadian model
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
Canadian ICES-003.
About this unit
The tuner frequencies on this unit are allo-
cated for use in North America. Use in other
areas may result in improper reception.
Important (Serial number)
The serial number is located on the bottom of
this unit. For your own security and convenience,
be sure to record this number on the enclosed
warranty card.
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 productspo-
tential and to maximize your listening enjoy-
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 the next
page and in other sections.
After-sales service for
Pioneer products
Please contact the dealer or distributor from
where you purchased this unit for after-sales
service (including warranty conditions) or any
other information. In case the necessary infor-
mation is not available, please contact the
companies listed below:
Please do not ship your unit to the companies
at the addresses listed below for repair without
advance contact.
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
P.O. Box 1760
Long Beach, CA 90801-1760
Pioneer Electronics of Canada, Inc.
300 Allstate Parkway
Markham, Ontario L3R OP2
(905) 479-4411
For warranty information please see the Lim-
ited Warranty sheet included with this unit.
Before You Start