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Operation Manual
Manual de instrucciones
High power CD/MP3/WMA player with RDS tuner
Reproductor de CD/MP3/WMA de alta potencia con
sintonizador de RDS

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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 4
About this manual 4
In case of trouble 4
Features 5
About WMA 5
Product registration 5
Protecting your unit from theft 6
Removing the front panel 6
Attaching the front panel 6
Whats What
Head unit 7
Remote control 7
Power ON/OFF
Turning the unit on 9
Selecting a source 9
Turning the unit off 9
Listening to the radio 10
Introduction of advanced tuner
operation 11
Storing and recalling broadcast
frequencies 11
Tuning in strong signals 11
Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies 12
Introduction of RDS operation 13
Switching the RDS display 13
Selecting alternative frequencies 13
Using PI Seek 14
Using Auto PI Seek for preset
stations 14
Limiting stations to regional
programming 14
Receiving traffic announcements 14
Receiving PTY alarm broadcasts 15
PTY list 15
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 17
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
operation 18
Repeating play 18
Playing tracks in random order 18
Scanning tracks of a CD 18
Pausing CD playback 19
Using compression and BMX 19
Selecting the search method 19
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
disc 20
Using CD TEXT functions 20
Displaying text information on CD
TEXT discs 20
Scrolling text information in the
display 20
MP3/WMA/WAV Player
Playing MP3/WMA/WAV 21
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
(MP3/WMA/WAV) operation 22
Repeating play 22
Playing tracks in random order 23
Scanning folders and tracks 23
Pausing MP3/WMA/WAV playback 24
Using compression and BMX 24
Selecting the search method 24
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
folder 24
Displaying text information on MP3/WMA/
WAV disc 25
When playing back an MP3/WMA
disc 25
When playing back a WAV disc 25

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Scrolling text information in the display 25
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 26
Using balance adjustment 26
Using the equalizer 26
Recalling equalizer curves 27
Adjusting equalizer curves 27
Fine-adjusting equalizer curve 27
Adjusting loudness 28
Using subwoofer output 28
Adjusting subwoofer settings 28
Using the high pass filter 29
Front image enhancer (F.I.E.) 29
Boosting the bass 29
Adjusting source levels 30
Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 31
Setting the FM tuning step 31
Switching Auto PI Seek 31
Switching the auxiliary setting 31
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 32
Saving the battery consumption 32
Other Functions
Using the AUX source 33
Selecting AUX as the source 33
Setting the AUX title 33
Sound muting 33
Additional Information
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 34
CD player and care 34
CD-R/CD-RW discs 35
MP3, WMA and WAV files 35
MP3 additional information 36
WMA additional information 36
WAV additional information 36
About folders and MP3/WMA/WAV files 37
Terms 38
Specifications 40

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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
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 WARNINGs and CAU-
TIONs in this manual.
In case of trouble
Should this product fail to operate properly,
contact your dealer or nearest authorized Pio-
neer Service Station.
Before You Start

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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.
For details, please visit
WMA file playback
You can play back WMA files recorded on CD-
ROM/CD-R/CD-RW (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2
standard recordings).
WAV file playback
You can play back WAV files recorded on CD-
ROM/CD-R/CD-RW (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2
standard recordings).
About WMA
The Windows Media" logo printed on the box
indicates that this unit can play back WMA
WMA is short for Windows Media" Audio
and refers to an audio compression technol-
ogy that is developed by Microsoft Corpora-
tion. WMA data can be encoded by using
Windows Media Player version 7 or later.
Windows Media and the Windows logo are tra-
demarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other
! This unit may not operate correctly depending
on the application used to encode WMA files.
! Depending on the version of Windows Media
Player used to encode WMA files, album
names and other text information may not be
correctly displayed.
! There may be a slight delay when starting
playback of WMA files encoded with image
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.
Before You Start