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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, keep this man-
ual 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
Resetting the microprocessor 6
Protecting your unit from theft 6
Removing the front panel 7
Attaching the front panel 7
About the demo mode 7
Reverse mode 7
Feature demo 8
Use and care of the remote control 8
Installing the battery 8
Using the remote control 8
button 8
Whats What
Head unit 10
Remote control 11
Basic Operations
Turning the unit on 12
Selecting a source 12
Loading a disc 12
Adjusting the volume 13
Turning the unit off 13
Listening to the radio 14
Introduction of advanced tuner
operation 15
Storing broadcast frequencies 15
Recalling broadcast frequencies 15
Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies 16
Selecting stations from the preset channel
list 16
Tuning in strong signals 16
Introduction of RDS operation 18
Switching the RDS display 18
Selecting alternative frequencies 19
Using PI Seek 19
Using Auto PI Seek for preset
stations 19
Limiting stations to regional
programming 19
Receiving traffic announcements 20
Using PTY functions 20
Searching for an RDS station by PTY
information 20
Using news program interruption 21
Receiving PTY alarm broadcasts 21
Using radio text 21
Displaying radio text 21
Storing and recalling radio text 22
PTY list 23
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 24
Selecting a track directly 24
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
operation 25
Repeating play 25
Playing tracks in a random order 25
Scanning tracks of a CD 26
Pausing CD playback 26
Selecting the search method 26
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
disc 26
Using compression and BMX 27
Entering disc titles 27
Using CD TEXT functions 28
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 28
Scrolling titles in the display 28
Selecting tracks from the track title
list 28

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MP3/WMA/WAV Player
Playing MP3/WMA/WAV 29
Selecting a track directly in the current
folder 30
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
(MP3/WMA/WAV) operation 30
Repeating play 31
Playing tracks in a random order 31
Scanning folders and tracks 31
Pausing MP3/WMA/WAV playback 32
Selecting the search method 32
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
disc 32
Switching the tag display 32
Using compression and BMX 33
Displaying text information on MP3/WMA/
WAV disc 33
When playing back an MP3/WMA
disc 33
When playing back a WAV disc 33
Scrolling text information in the display 34
Selecting tracks from the file name list 34
Multi-CD Player
Playing a CD 35
Selecting a track directly 35
50-disc multi-CD player 36
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
operation 36
Repeating play 37
Playing tracks in a random order 37
Scanning CDs and tracks 37
Pausing CD playback 38
Using ITS playlists 38
Creating a playlist with ITS
programming 38
Playback from your ITS playlist 38
Erasing a track from your ITS
playlist 39
Erasing a CD from your ITS
playlist 39
Using disc title functions 39
Entering disc titles 39
Selecting discs from the disc title
list 40
Using CD TEXT functions 40
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 40
Scrolling titles in the display 41
Selecting tracks from the track title
list 41
Using compression and bass emphasis 41
DAB tuner
Listening to the DAB 42
Introduction of advanced DAB tuner
operation 43
Switching the DAB display 43
Storing services 43
Recalling services 44
Setting the announcement support
interruption 44
Receiving the road traffic flash and
transport flash 44
Receiving news flash 44
Switching the service follow 44
Switching primary or secondary service
component 44
Searching for service by available PTY
information 45
Using dynamic label 45
Displaying dynamic label 45
Storing and recalling dynamic
label 45
Selecting services from the preset service
list 45
TV tuner
Watching the TV tuner 47
Introduction of advanced TV tuner
operation 48
Storing broadcast stations 48
Recalling broadcast stations 48

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Storing the strongest broadcast stations
sequentially 48
Selecting stations from the preset channel
list 49
DVD Player
Playing a disc 50
Selecting a disc 50
Introduction of advanced DVD player
operation 51
Repeating play 51
Pausing disc playback 51
Playing tracks in a random order 52
Scanning tracks of a CD 52
Using ITS playlist and disc title functions 52
Using disc title functions 52
Entering disc titles 52
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 53
Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-
EX) 53
Setting the sound focus equalizer
(SFEQ) 54
Using balance adjustment 54
Using the equalizer 55
Recalling equalizer curves 55
Adjusting equalizer curves 55
Fine-adjusting equalizer curve 55
Adjusting bass and treble 56
Adjusting loudness 56
Using subwoofer output 57
Adjusting subwoofer settings 57
Using nonfading output 57
Adjusting nonfading output level 58
Using the high pass filter 58
Adjusting source levels 58
Using automatic sound levelizer 59
Adjusting initial settings 60
Setting the clock 60
Setting the FM tuning step 60
Switching Auto PI Seek 61
Switching the warning tone 61
Switching the auxiliary setting 61
Switching the dimmer setting 61
Adjusting the brightness 61
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 62
Switching the telephone muting/
attenuation 62
Switching the motion screen 63
Switching the Ever Scroll 63
Switching the flap auto open 63
Other Functions
Using the AUX source 64
Selecting AUX as the source 64
Setting the AUX title 64
Using different entertainment displays 64
Rewriting the entertainment displays 65
Using the PGM button 65
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 66
Understanding error message on rewriting
the entertainment displays 66
CD player and care 66
CD-R/CD-RW discs 67
MP3, WMA and WAV files 67
MP3 additional information 68
WMA additional information 68
WAV additional information 69
About folders and MP3/WMA/WAV files 69
Terms 70
Specifications 72

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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-
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 precautions noted 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
that you can hear sounds from outside the
! Protect this unit 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
You can 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