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

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Before You Start
About this unit 5
About this manual 5
Precautions 5
In case of trouble 5
What's what 6
· Front panel (close) 6
· Front panel (open) 7
Steering remote control 8
Protecting your unit from theft 9
· Removing the front panel 9
· Attaching the front panel 9
Remote control and care 10
· Installing the lithium battery 10
· Replacing the lithium battery 10
About the demo mode 11
· Reverse mode 11
· Feature DEMO 11
· Motion DEMO 11
Display indication 12
· LCD display 12
· OEL display 12
Resetting the microprocessor 12
Features 13
· CD playback 13
· MP3 file playback 13
· WMA file playback 13
About WMA 13
Power ON/OFF
Turning the unit on 14
Selecting a source 14
Turning the unit off 14
Listening to the radio 15
Introduction of advanced tuner
operation 16
Storing and recalling broadcast
frequencies 16
Tuning in strong signals 17
Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies 17
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
· Responding to the TP alarm 20
Using PTY functions 21
· Searching for a RDS station by PTY
information 21
· Using news program interruption 21
· Receiving PTY alarm broadcasts 21
Using radio text 22
· Displaying radio text 22
· Storing and recalling radio text 22
PTY list 23
Thank you for buying this Pioneer product.
Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to oper-
ate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them
away in a safe place for future reference.

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Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 24
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
operation 25
Repeating play 25
Playing tracks in a random order 26
Scanning tracks of a CD 26
Pausing CD playback 26
Using disc title functions 27
· Entering disc titles 27
· Displaying disc titles 28
Using CD TEXT functions 28
· Displaying titles on CD TEXT discs 28
· Scrolling titles in the display 28
MP3/WMA Player
Playing a MP3/WMA 29
Introduction of advanced built-CD player
(MP3/WMA) operation 31
Repeating play 31
Playing tracks in a random order 32
Scanning folders and tracks 32
Pausing MP3/WMA playback 33
Displaying titles on MP3/WMA 33
Scrolling titles in the display 33
Multi-CD Player
Playing a CD 34
50-disc multi-CD player 34
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
operation 35
Repeating play 35
Playing tracks in a random order 36
Scanning CDs and tracks 36
Pausing CD playback 36
Using ITS playlists 37
· Creating a playlist with ITS
programming 37
· Playback from your ITS playlist 37
· Erasing a track from your ITS
playlist 38
· Erasing a CD from your ITS playlist 38
Using disc title functions 38
· Entering disc titles 38
· Displaying 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 40
Using compression and bass emphasis 41
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 42
Setting the sound focus equalizer 43
Using balance adjustment 43
Using the equalizer 43
· Recalling equalizer curves 44
· Adjusting equalizer curves 44
· Fine adjusting equalizer curve 45
Adjusting bass 45
Adjusting treble 45
Adjusting loudness 46
Using subwoofer output 46
· Adjusting subwoofer settings 46
Using no fading output 47
· Adjusting non fading output level 47
Using the high pass filter 47
Adjusting source levels 48
Using automatic sound levelizer 48

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Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 49
Setting the time 49
Setting the FM tuning step 49
Setting the DAB Priority Function 50
· When it is on 50
· When it is off 50
Switching Auto PI Seek 50
Setting the warning tone 50
Switching the flap auto open 51
Switching the auxiliary setting 51
Switching the dimmer setting 51
Selecting the brightness 51
Selecting the illumination color 52
Setting the rear output and
subwoofer controller 52
Switching the handsfree telephoning 53
Switching the telephone muting/
attenuation 53
Switching the telephone standby 53
Switching the motion screen 53
Other Functions
Using different entertainment displays 54
Using the AUX source 54
· Selecting AUX as the source 54
· Setting the AUX title 54
Using the telephone muting/attenuation
and handsfree telephoning function 55
· Telephone muting/attenuation
function 55
· Handsfree telephoning function 55
Introduction of DAB operation 56
· Operation 56
· Changing the label 57
· Operating announcements with the
function menu 57
· Available PTY function 57
· Searching the PTY 57
· Using dynamic label 58
· Displaying dynamic label 58
· Storing and recalling
dynamic label 58
Additional Information
CD player and care 59
CD-R/CD-RW discs 59
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 60
About folders and MP3 files 60
MP3 files 61
About folders and WMA files 62
WMA files 62
Terms 63
Specifications 65

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Before You Start
About this unit
The tuner frequencies on this unit are allocated
for use in Western Europe, Asia, the Middle
East, Africa and Oceania. Use in other areas
may result in improper reception. The RDS func-
tion 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 oper-
ation. 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 product's 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 on this page and in
other sections.
This manual explains head unit operation. You
can perform the same operations with the steer-
ing remote control.
·A CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is affixed
to the bottom of this unit.
· The Pioneer CarStereo-Pass is for use only in
· 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 discharged,
the preset memory will be erased and must be
In case of trouble
Should this product fail to operate properly,
contact your dealer or nearest authorized
Pioneer Service Station.
This product complies with the EMC
Directives (89/336/EEC, 92/31/EEC) and
CE Marking Directive (93/68/EEC).