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

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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
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
Selecting the search method 22
Searching every 10 track in the current
disc 22
Using CD TEXT functions 23
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 23
Scrolling titles in the display 23
MP3/WMA Player
Playing a MP3/WMA 24
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
(MP3/WMA) operation 25
Repeating play 25
Playing tracks in a random order 26
Scanning folders and tracks 26
Pausing MP3/WMA playback 27
Selecting folders from the folder title list 27
Selecting the search method 27
Searching every 10 track in the current
folder 27

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Switching the tag display 28
Displaying text information on MP3/WMA
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 a random order 30
Scanning CDs and tracks 31
Pausing CD playback 31
Selecting discs from the disc title list 31
Displaying disc titles 32
Using CD TEXT functions 32
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 32
Scrolling titles in the display 32
Using compression and bass emphasis 32
DAB tuner
Listening to the DAB 33
Introduction of advanced DAB tuner
operation 33
Storing and recalling broadcast
frequencies 34
Switching the display 34
Switching the road traffic flash and transport
flash 34
Using dynamic label 34
Displaying dynamic label 34
Storing and recalling dynamic
label 35
Setting the announcement support
interruption 35
Switching the service follow 35
Switching primary or secondary service
component 35
Available PTY function 35
TV tuner
Using the TV tuner 37
Storing and recalling broadcast stations 37
Storing the strongest broadcast stations
sequentially 37
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 38
Using balance adjustment 38
Adjusting front/rear balance 38
Adjusting left/right balance 38
Using the equalizer 39
Recalling equalizer curves 39
Adjusting equalizer curves 39
Adjusting bass and treble 40
Adjusting bass level 40
Adjusting treble level 40
Adjusting loudness 40
Using subwoofer output 40
Adjusting subwoofer settings 41
Using non fading output 41
Adjusting non fading output level 41
Using the high pass filter 41
Adjusting source levels 42
Using automatic sound levelizer 42
Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 43
Setting the FM tuning step 43
Switching Auto PI Seek 43
Switching the warning tone 43
Switching the auxiliary setting 44
Switching the dimmer setting 44
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 44

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Switching the telephone muting/
attenuation 45
Other Functions
Using the AUX source 46
Selecting AUX as the source 46
Setting the AUX title 46
Additional Information
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 47
CD player and care 47
CD-R/CD-RW discs 48
MP3 and WMA files 48
MP3 additional information 49
WMA additional information 49
About folders and MP3/WMA files 49
Terms 50
Specifications 51

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About this unit
This product complies with the EMC Directives
(89/336/EEC, 92/31/EEC) and CE Marking Di-
rective (93/68/EEC).
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 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.
! 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 product 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
It is possible to 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.
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Before You Start