User Manual XM-RVR-FM-001 Warning: This manual contains important safety and operating information. Please read and follow the instructions in this manual. Failure to do so could result in personal injury or damage to your XMCommander or to your vehicle.
Thank you for purchasing an XMCommander Satellite Radio FM Modulator and Receiver System. Your XMCommander gives you access to over 100 XM Satellite Radio channels of music, news, and information.* Your XMCommander must be used with the enclosed connecting devices to ensure maximum performance and safety.
Note: Carefully check your XM Radio ID. The letters I, O, S, and F are not used. 4. Activate your XM Satellite Radio service. To subscribe, make sure you have a major credit card and your XM Satellite Radio ID number handy and log onto http://activate.xmradio.com. You can also activate your service by calling 1-800-852-9696.
s e c t i o n 2 XMCommander Controls Figure 1. XMCommander The XMCommander unit has a power button, two control buttons, tuning wheel, enter button and 10 number keys. Turns the XMCommander on or off. The display/menu button toggles between three display options: 1.
s e c t i o n 2 XMCommander Remote Control Figure 2. XMCommander Remote Control. Turns the XMCommander on or off. Highlights different channel/menu options on the screen. The enter button is used in selecting channels and menu options. Press and hold to activate TuneSelect Locates channels by various scanning methods.
s e c t i o n 2 XMCommander Display Screen While tuned to an XM channel, the XMCommander default display contains information about that channel and the XMCommander settings. See figure 3. Your XMCommander display can be customized. See page 7. Figure 3.
s e c t i o n 3 Basic Operations Tune to a channel using Tuning Wheel Tune up and down the channel list by turning the tuning wheel Turn the tuning wheel one increment or decrement to progress through a list of channels. Continue to turn the wheel to scroll through the list and display a new channel with each increment.
s e c t i o n 3 Basic Operations Select Channel by Category On the remote control, press either of the category keys to enter category search. 1. Continue pressing one of the category keys until a category you are interested in appears. 2.
s e c t i o n 4 Special Features TuneSelect™ — New Feature! TuneSelect is a new XM feature which allows you to “tag” up to 15 songs you like and have your XM Radio alert you when any of those songs is playing on a different channel.
s e c t i o n 5 Reference Taking Care of Your XMCommander (Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury or damage to your XMCommander or to your vehicle.) • Use only a soft, dry cloth to clean the outside of your XMCommander and any peripherals.
s e c t i o n 5 Troubleshooting Your XMCommander is designed and built to provide you with trouble-free performance without the need for service. If it does not appear to be functioning correctly, please make sure all connectors are properly attached and follow these troubleshooting steps: If you see this on the display: NO SIGNAL...