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Operation Manual
Manual de operación
Multi-CD/DAB control High power CD player with RDS
Reproductor de CD de alta potencia con sintonizador
RDS y control de Multi-CD/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
Protecting your unit from theft 5
Removing the front panel 5
Attaching the front panel 6
About the demo mode 6
Reverse mode 6
Feature demo 6
About the operation mode 6
Whats What
Head unit 7
Optional remote control 8
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 RDSoperation 13
Switching the RDS display 13
Selecting alternative frequencies 14
Using PI Seek 14
Using Auto PI Seek for preset
stations 14
Limiting stations to regional
programming 14
Receiving traffic announcements 15
Using PTY functions 15
Searching for a RDS station by PTY
information 15
Using news program interruption 16
Receiving PTY alarm broadcasts 16
Using radio text 16
Displaying radio text 16
Storing and recalling radio text 17
PTY list 18
Built-in CD Player
Playing a CD 19
Introduction of advanced built-in CD player
operation 20
Repeating play 20
Playing tracks in a random order 20
Scanning tracks of a CD 20
Pausing CD playback 21
Using disc title functions 21
Entering disc titles 21
Displaying disc titles 22
Using CD TEXT functions 22
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 22
Scrolling titles in the display 22
Multi-CD Player
Playing a CD 23
50-disc multi-CD player 23
Introduction of advanced multi-CD player
operation 24
Repeating play 24
Playing tracks in a random order 24
Scanning CDs and tracks 24
Pausing CD playback 25
Using ITSplaylists 25

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Creating a playlist with ITS
programming 25
Playback from your ITSplaylist 26
Erasing a track from your ITS
playlist 26
Erasing a CD from your ITS
playlist 26
Using disc title functions 27
Entering disc titles 27
Displaying disc titles 28
Selecting discs from the disc title
list 28
Using CD TEXT functions 28
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 28
Scrolling titles in the display 28
Using compression and bass emphasis 29
Audio Adjustments
Introduction of audio adjustments 30
Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-
EX) 30
Setting the sound focus equalizer
(SFEQ) 30
Using balance adjustment 31
Using the equalizer 31
Recalling equalizer curves 31
Adjusting equalizer curves 32
Fine adjusting equalizer curve 32
Adjusting bass and treble 33
Adjusting bass and treble level 33
Selecting bass frequency 33
Selecting treble frequency 33
Adjusting loudness 34
Using subwoofer output 34
Adjusting subwoofer settings 34
Using non fading output 34
Adjusting non fading output level 35
Using the high pass filter 35
Adjusting source levels 35
Using automatic sound levelizer 36
Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 37
Setting the clock 37
Setting the FM tuning step 37
Switching Auto PI Seek 38
Switching the warning tone 38
Switching the auxiliary setting 38
Switching the dimmer setting 38
Adjusting the brightness 38
Setting the rear output and subwoofer
controller 39
Switching the handsfree telephoning 39
Switching the telephone muting/
attenuation 40
Switching the telephone standby 40
Switching the motion screen 40
Other Functions
Using the operation mode 2 41
Tuner 41
Built-in CD player 41
Multi-CD player 41
DAB 41
Television 42
DVD player and Muti-DVD player 42
Using the AUX source 42
Selecting AUX as the source 42
Setting the AUX title 42
Using the telephone muting/attenuation and
handsfree telephoning function 43
Telephone muting/attenuation
function 43
Handsfree telephoning function 43
Using different entertainment displays 43
Introduction of DAB operation 44
Operation 44

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Changing the label 44
Operating announcements with the
function menu 44
Available PTY function 45
Using dynamic label 45
Introduction of DVD operation 46
Operation 46
Function menu switching 46
Using ITSplaylist and disc title
functions 46
Additional Information
Understanding built-in CD player error
messages 47
CD player and care 47
CD-R/CD-RW discs 48
Specifications 49

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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
RDSfunction operates only in areas with FM
stations broadcasting RDSsignals.
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.
Protecting your unit from
The front panel can be detached from the
head unit and stored in the protective case
provided to discourage theft.
! If the front panel is not detached from the
head unit within five seconds of turning off
the ignition, a warning tone will sound.
! You can turn off the warning tone. See
Switching the warning tone on page 38.
! Never use force or grip the display and the
buttons tightly when removing or attaching.
! Avoid subjecting the front panel to excessive
! Keep the front panel out of direct sunlight and
high temperatures.
Removing the front panel
1 Press OPEN to open the front panel.
Before You Start