Before you start
Thank you for purchasing this PIONEER
To ensure proper use, please read through this
manual before using this product. It is especially
important that you read and observe WARN-
INGs and CAUTIONs in this manual. Please
keep the manual in a safe and accessible place for
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. Operation is subject to the following
(1) this device may not cause harmful interfer-
ence, and (2) this device must accept any in-
terference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
Information to User
Alteration or modifications carried out with-
out appropriate authorization may invalidate
the user's right to operate the equipment.
This equipment has been tested and found
to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reason-
able protection against harmful interference
in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio fre-
quency energy and, if not installed and used
in accordance with the instructions, may
cause harmful interference to radio commu-
nications. However, there is no guarantee
that interference will not occur in a particu-
lar installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television re-
ception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encour-
aged to try to correct the interference by one
or more of the following measures:
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equip-
ment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the re-
ceiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/
TV technician for help.
The Safety of Your Ears is in
Get the most out of your equipment by playing it
at a safe level—a level that lets the sound come
through clearly without annoying blaring or dis-
tortion and, most importantly, without affecting
your sensitive hearing. Sound can be deceiving.
Over time, your hearing "comfort level" adapts to
higher volumes of sound, so what sounds "nor-
mal" can actually be loud and harmful to your
hearing. Guard against this by setting your
equipment at a safe level BEFORE your hearing
Before you start
ESTABLISH A SAFE LEVEL:
! Set your volume control at a low setting.
! Slowly increase the sound until you can hear
it comfortably and clearly, without distortion.
! Once you have established a comfortable
sound level, set the dial and leave it there.
BE SURE TO OBSERVE THE
! Do not turn up the volume so high that you
can't hear what's around you.
! Use caution or temporarily discontinue use
in potentially hazardous situations.
! Do not use headphones while operating a
motorized vehicle; the use of headphones
may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in
About this unit
The tuner frequencies on this unit are allocated
for use in North America. Use in other areas
may result in poor reception.
Handling the cord on this product or cords asso-
ciated with accessories sold with the product
may expose you to chemicals listed on proposi-
tion 65 known to the State of California and
other governmental entities to cause cancer and
birth defect or other reproductive harm. Wash
hands after handling.
USE OF CONTROL OR ADJUSTMENT OR
PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES
OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN
MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION
THE USE OF OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS
WITH THIS PRODUCT WILL INCREASE
! Do not allow this unit to come into contact
with liquids. Electrical shock could result.
Also, damage to this unit, smoke, and over-
heating could result from contact with
! Always keep the volume low enough to hear
! Avoid exposure to moisture.
! If the battery is disconnected or discharged,
any preset memory will be erased.
Important (Serial number)
The serial number is located on the bottom of
this unit. For your own security and conven-
ience, be sure to record this number on the en-
closed warranty card.
Function setting operations are completed even
if the menu is canceled before the operations
About this manual
! In the following instructions, USB memories
and USB audio players are collectively re-
ferred to as "USB storage device".
! In this manual, iPod and iPhone will be re-
ferred to as "iPod".