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Operation Manual
Manual de instrucciones
Multi-CD/DAB control DSP High power CD/MP3/
WMA player with RDS tuner
Reproductor de CD/MP3/WMA de alta potencia con
sintonizador RDS,DSP 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 the multi language display 5
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 7
Attaching the front panel 7
Switching the DSP setting mode 7
Resetting the microprocessor 8
Use and care of the remote control 8
Installing the battery 8
Using the remote control 9
Display indication 9
About the demo mode 9
Reverse mode 9
Feature demo 10
About basic displays 10
Whats What
Head unit (front panel close) 11
Head unit (front panel open) 12
Remote control 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 16
Storing the strongest broadcast
frequencies 17
Selecting stations from the preset channel
list 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
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 25
Introduction of advanced built-in CDplayer
operation 25
Repeating play 25
Playing tracks in a random order 26
Scanning tracks of a CD 26
Pausing CDplayback 26
Using compression and BMX 26
Selecting the search method 27
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
disc 27
Using disc title functions 27
Entering disc titles 27
Displaying disc titles 28
Using CDTEXT functions 28
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 28

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Scrolling titles in the display 29
Selecting tracks from the track title list 29
MP3/WMA/WAV Player
Playing MP3/WMA/WAV 30
Selecting a track directly in the current
folder 31
Introduction of advanced built-in CDplayer
(MP3/WMA/WAV) operation 32
Repeating play 32
Playing tracks in a random order 32
Scanning folders and tracks 33
Pausing MP3/WMA/WAV playback 33
Using compression and BMX 33
Selecting the search method 33
Searching every 10 tracks in the current
folder 34
Switching the tag display 34
Displaying text information on MP3/WMA/
WAV disc 34
When playing back an MP3/WMA
disc 34
When playing back a WAV disc 35
Scrolling text information in the display 35
Selecting tracks from the file name list 35
Multi-CD Player
Playing a CD 36
Selecting a track directly 36
50-disc multi-CDplayer 37
Introduction of advanced multi-CDplayer
operation 37
Repeating play 37
Playing tracks in a random order 38
Scanning CDs and tracks 38
Pausing CDplayback 38
Using compression and bass emphasis 39
Using ITS playlists 39
Creating a playlist with ITS
programming 39
Playback from your ITS playlist 40
Erasing a track from your ITS
playlist 40
Erasing a CDfrom your ITS
playlist 40
Using disc title functions 40
Entering disc titles 41
Displaying disc titles 41
Using CDTEXT functions 41
Displaying titles on CD TEXT
discs 42
Scrolling titles in the display 42
Selecting discs or tracks from the title
list 42
Audio Adjustments
Operation modes 43
Operation mode marks 43
3-way network mode
Standard mode
Adjusting the audio easily 43
Adjusting the audio finely 43
Extra functions 44
Introduction of audio adjustments 44
Using the position selector 45
Using balance adjustment
Using balance adjustment
Using the time alignment 46
Adjusting the time alignment 46
About the network function
Adjustable parameters 48
Points concerning network
adjustments 48
Muting the speaker unit (filter) 49
Adjusting network 49
Using subwoofer output
Adjusting subwoofer settings 50
Adjusting low pass filter attenuation
slope 51
Using the high pass filter
Muting the speaker units (filters) 51
Setting the high pass filter for front
speakers 51

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Setting the high pass filter for rear
speakers 52
Using the auto-equalizer
Recalling equalizer curves 52
Adjusting equalizer curves 53
Adjusting 13-band graphic equalizer 53
Using BBE sound 54
Adjusting loudness 54
Using automatic sound levelizer 54
Adjusting source levels 55
Auto TA and EQ (auto-time alignment and
Before operating the auto TA and EQ
function 56
Carrying out auto TA and EQ 57
Initial Settings
Adjusting initial settings 59
Selecting the display language 59
Setting the clock 59
Switching the auxiliary setting 60
Switching the dimmer setting 60
Adjusting the brightness 60
Correcting distorted sound 60
Switching the sound muting/attenuation 60
Setting the FM tuning step 61
Switching Auto PI Seek 61
Switching the warning tone 61
Switching the flap auto open 62
Switching the hands-free telephoning 62
Switching the telephone standby 62
Using the feature demo 62
Using reverse mode 63
Switching the Ever Scroll 63
Other Functions
Using the AUX source 64
Selecting AUX as the source 64
Setting the AUX title 64
Using the telephone muting/attenuation and
hands-free telephoning function 64
Telephone muting/attenuation
function 64
Hands-free telephoning function 65
Using different entertainment displays 65
Using the PGM button 65
Rewriting the entertainment displays 65
Introduction of DAB operation 66
Operation 67
Changing the label 67
Service list function 67
Operating announcements with the
function menu 67
Available PTY function 67
Using dynamic label 68
Introduction of DVD operation 68
Operation 69
Function menu switching 69
Selecting discs from the disc list 69
Using ITS playlist and disc title
functions 69
Additional Information
Understanding built-in CDplayer error
messages 70
Understanding auto TA and EQ error
messages 70
Understanding error message on rewriting
the entertainment displays 70
CDplayer and care 71
CD-R/CD-RW discs 71
MP3, WMA and WAV files 72
MP3 additional information 72
WMA additional information 73
WAV additional information 73
About folders and MP3/WMA/WAV files 73
DSP adjustment value record sheet 75
3-way network mode
Standard mode
Equalizer curves 75
Terms 76
Specifications 78

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About the multi language
This unit allows you to select the OEL display
language. Refer to Selecting the display lan-
guage on page 59 for how it set it. This manual
uses English displays in the explanations.
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).
Before You Start