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Operation Manual
Manual de instrucciones
Multi-CD control High power CD/MP3/WMA/AAC
player with RDS tuner
Reproductor de CD/MP3/WMA/AAC 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 5
Product registration 5
About this manual 5
In case of trouble 6
Features 6
About WMA 6
About AAC 7
Protecting your unit from theft 7
Removing the front panel 7
Attaching the front panel 7
About the demo mode 7
Reverse mode 8
Feature demo mode 8
Use and care of the remote control 8
Installing the battery 8
Using the remote control 8
Whats What
Head unit 9
Remote control 10
Basic Operations
Turning the unit on 11
Selecting a source 11
Loading a disc 11
Adjusting the volume 12
Turning the unit off 12
Listening to the radio 13
Introduction of advanced tuner
operation 14
Storing and recalling broadcast
frequencies 14
Tuning in strong signals 14
Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies 15
Introduction of RDS operation 16
Switching the RDS display 16
Selecting alternative frequencies 17
Using PI Seek 17
Using Auto PI Seek for preset
stations 17
Limiting stations to regional
programming 17
Receiving traffic announcements 18
Using PTY functions 18
Searching for an RDS station by PTY
information 18
Using news program interruption 19
Receiving PTY alarm broadcasts 19
Using radio text 19
Displaying radio text 19
Storing and recalling radio text 20
PTY list 21
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 22
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
operation 22
Repeating play 22
Playing tracks in random order 23
Scanning tracks of a CD 23
Pausing CD playback 23
Using compression and BMX 23
Selecting the search method 24
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
disc 24
Using disc title functions 24
Entering disc titles 24
Displaying disc titles 25
Using CD TEXT functions 25
Displaying text information on CD
TEXT discs 25

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Scrolling text information in the
display 26
Playing MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV files 27
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
(MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV) operation 28
Repeating play 28
Playing tracks in random order 28
Scanning folders and tracks 28
Pausing MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV playback 29
Selecting folders from the folder title list 29
Using compression and BMX 29
Selecting the search method 29
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
folder 30
Displaying text information on MP3/WMA/
AAC/WAV disc 30
When playing back an MP3/WMA
disc 30
When playing back an AAC disc 30
When playing back a WAV disc 31
Scrolling text information in the display 31
Multi-CD Player
Playing a CD 32
50-disc multi-CD player 32
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
operation 33
Repeating play 33
Playing tracks in random order 33
Scanning CDs and tracks 34
Pausing CD playback 34
Using ITS playlists 34
Creating a playlist with ITS
programming 34
Playback from your ITS playlist 35
Erasing a track from your ITS
playlist 35
Erasing a CD from your ITS
playlist 35
Using disc title functions 36
Entering disc titles 36
Displaying disc titles 37
Selecting discs from the disc title
list 37
Using CD TEXT functions 37
Displaying text information on CD
TEXT discs 37
Scrolling text information in the
display 37
Using compression and bass emphasis 38
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 39
Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-
EX) 39
Using balance adjustment 39
Using the equalizer 40
Recalling equalizer curves 40
Adjusting equalizer curves 40
Fine-adjusting equalizer curve 41
Adjusting bass and treble 41
Adjusting bass and treble level 41
Selecting bass frequency 42
Selecting treble frequency 42
Adjusting loudness 42
Using subwoofer output 42
Adjusting subwoofer settings 43
Using nonfading output 43
Adjusting nonfading output level 43
Using the high pass filter 43
Adjusting source levels 44
Using automatic sound levelizer 44
Adjusting initial settings 45
Setting the clock 45

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Setting the FM tuning step 45
Switching Auto PI Seek 46
Switching the warning tone 46
Switching the auxiliary setting 46
Switching the dimmer setting 46
Adjusting the brightness 46
Selecting the illumination color 47
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 47
Switching the sound muting/attenuation 48
Switching the Ever Scroll 48
Other Functions
Using the AUX source 49
Selecting AUX as the source 49
Setting the AUX title 49
Using different entertainment displays 49
Introduction of DVD operation 50
Operation 50
Function menu switching 50
Using ITS playlist and disc title
functions 50
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 51
CD player and care 51
CD-R/CD-RW discs 52
MP3, WMA, AAC and WAV files 52
MP3 additional information 53
WMA additional information 53
AAC additional information 53
WAV additional information 54
About folders and MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV
files 54
Terms 56
Specifications 58

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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.
! 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
Product registration
Visit us at the following site:
! Register your product. We will keep the de-
tails of your purchase on file to help you
refer to this information in the event of an
insurance claim such as loss or theft.
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.
Before You Start