Multi-CD control High power CD player with FM/AM
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 manual 4
Use and care of the remote control 4
Installing the battery 4
Using the remote control 4
Protecting your unit from theft 5
Removing the front panel 5
Attaching the front panel 5
About the demo mode 5
Reverse mode 6
Feature demo 6
About the operation mode 6
Head unit 7
Remote control 8
Turning the unit on 9
Selecting a source 9
Turning the unit off 9
Listening to the radio 10
Introduction of advanced tuner
Storing and recalling broadcast
Tuning in strong signals 11
Storing the strongest broadcast
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 13
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
Repeating play 14
Playing tracks in a random order 14
Scanning tracks of a CD 14
Pausing CD playback 15
Using disc title functions 15
Entering disc titles 15
Displaying disc titles 16
Using CD TEXT functions 16
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
Scrolling titles in the display 16
Playing a CD 17
50-disc multi-CD player 17
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
Repeating play 18
Playing tracks in a random order 18
Scanning CDs and tracks 18
Pausing CD playback 19
Using ITSplaylists 19
Creating a playlist with ITS
Playback from your ITSplaylist 20
Erasing a track from your ITS
Erasing a CD from your ITS
Using disc title functions 21
Entering disc titles 21
Displaying disc titles 22
Selecting discs from the disc title
Using CD TEXT functions 22
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
Scrolling titles in the display 22
Using compression and bass emphasis 22
Introduction of audio adjustments 24
Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-
Setting the sound focus equalizer
Using balance adjustment 25
Using the equalizer 25
Recalling equalizer curves 25
Adjusting equalizer curves 26
Fine adjusting equalizer curve 26
Adjusting bass and treble 27
Adjusting bass and treble level 27
Selecting bass frequency 27
Selecting treble frequency 27
Adjusting loudness 28
Using subwoofer output 28
Adjusting subwoofer settings 28
Using non fading output 28
Adjusting non fading output level 29
Using the high pass filter 29
Adjusting source levels 29
Using automatic sound levelizer 30
Adjusting initial settings 31
Setting the clock 31
Setting the FM tuning step 31
Setting the AM tuning step 32
Switching the warning tone 32
Switching the auxiliary setting 32
Switching the dimmer setting 32
Adjusting the brightness 32
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
Switching the telephone muting/
Switching the motion screen 34
Using the operation mode 2 35
Built-in CD player 35
Multi-CD player 35
DVD player and Muti-DVD player 36
Turning the clock display on or off 36
Using the AUX source 36
Selecting AUX as the source 36
Setting the AUX title 36
Using different entertainment displays 37
Introduction of DVD operation 37
Function menu switching 37
Using ITSplaylist and disc title
Understanding built-in CD player error
CD player and care 39
CD-R/CD-RW discs 40
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 this
page and in other sections.
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
! 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 dis-
charged, the preset memory will be erased
and must be reprogrammed.
! If this unit does not operate properly, con-
tact your dealer or nearest authorized Pio-
neer Service Station.
Use and care of the remote
Installing the battery
Slide the tray out on the back of the remote
control and insert the battery with the plus (+)
and minus () poles pointing in the proper di-
Keep the battery out of the reach of children.
Should the battery be swallowed, immediately
consult a doctor.
! Use only one CR2025 (3 V) lithium battery.
! Remove the battery if the remote control is not
used for a month or longer.
! Do not recharge, disassemble, heat or dispose
of the battery in fire.
! Do not handle the battery with metallic tools.
! Do not store the battery with metallic materi-
! In the event of battery leakage, wipe the re-
mote control completely clean and install a
! When disposing of used batteries, please
comply with governmental regulations or en-
vironmental public institutions rules that
apply in your country/area.
Using the remote control
Point the remote control in the direction of the
front panel to operate.
Before You Start
! Do not store the remote control in high tem-
peratures or direct sunlight.
! The remote control may not function properly
in direct sunlight.
! Do not let the remote control fall onto the
floor, where it may become jammed under the
brake or accelerator pedal.
Protecting your unit from
The front panel can be detached from the
head unit and stored in the protective case
provided to discourage theft.
! If the front panel is not detached from the
head unit within five seconds of turning off
the ignition, a warning tone will sound.
! You can turn off the warning tone. See
Switching the warning tone on page 32.
! 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 OPEN to open the front panel.
2 Grip the left side of the front panel and
pull it gently outward.
Take care not to grip it tightly or drop it.
3 Put the front panel into the protective
case provided for safe keeping.
Attaching the front panel
% Replace the front panel by holding it
upright to this unit and clipping it securely
into the mounting hooks.
About the demo mode
This unit features two demonstration modes.
One is the reverse mode, the other is the fea-
ture demo mode.
! You cannot cancel a demo mode when the
front panel is open.
The red lead (ACC) of this unit should be con-
nected to a terminal coupled with ignition switch
on/off operations. If this is not done, the vehicle
battery may be drained.
Before You Start