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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Register your product and get support at www.philips.com/welcome CE138 User manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents 10 Additional information 1 Safety Reset the system Replace the fuse 2 Your car audio system Introduction 11 Product Information What's in the box Overview of the system 12 Troubleshooting 3 Install the car audio system Connect wires 13 Notice Mount into the dashboard Compliance Attach the front panel...
  • Page 3: Safety

    1 Safety Read and understand all instructions before you use this device. If damage is caused by failure to follow instructions, the warranty does not apply. • Modification of the product could result in hazardous radiation of EMC or other unsafe operation.
  • Page 4: Your Car Audio System

    DRM protected WMA files (.wav, .m4a, .m4p, .mp4, and .aac) WMA files in lossless format Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the What's in the box support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips.com/welcome.
  • Page 5: Overview Of The System

    Overview of the system t srq l k j i h d LCD screen • Unlock the front panel. • Connect to a USB storage device. • Connect to a compatible iPod/iPhone. • For .wma and .mp3 tracks, press to select the previous folder.
  • Page 6 • In radio mode, press and hold to store • For .wma and .mp3 tracks on a storage the current radio station at channel device, press to access the track list. No. 6. • Press to access the music menu of an iPod/iPhone.
  • Page 7 • Press to enable or disable the maximum volume. • Press and hold to enable or disable the DBB (dynamic bass boost) sound effect. t BAND • Press repeatedly to select a tuner band. u Slot for SD/SDHC card • Insert an SD/SDHC card.
  • Page 8: Install The Car Audio System

    3 Install the car Connect wires audio system Note • Make sure that all loose leads are insulated with electrical tape. Caution • Consult a professional to connect wires as instructed below. • Use the controls only as stated in this user manual. Check the car's wiring carefully and Always follow the instructions in this chapter in connect them to the the supplied ISO...
  • Page 9: Mount Into The Dashboard

    Connect the antenna and amplifier as Make sure that the car dashboard opening illustrated, if applicable. is within these measurements: REAR Remove the mounting sleeve with the supplied disassembly tools. Sockets on rear External sockets or panel connectors For ISO male As indicated above connectors REAR L...
  • Page 10: Attach The Front Panel

    Slide the unit into the sleeve until you hear Attach the front panel a "click". Insert the notch on the front panel to the chassis on the main unit. Press the left end of the front panel inwards until it is securely locked with a "click".
  • Page 11: Get Started

    Press to turn on the system. Rotate clockwise to set the minute. » [PHILIPS] is displayed and then [SELECT OPERATING REGION] Display the clock (select a radio region) scrolls. When one of the following options is...
  • Page 12: Mute The Button Beep

    Press repeatedly to select a listening zone. Mute the button beep The beep sound of buttons is enabled by default. Press and hold to access the system menu. repeatedly until [BEEP ON] Press or [BEEP OFF] is displayed. [BEEP ON]: Enable the beep sound of •...
  • Page 13: Listen To Radio

    5 Listen to radio Search for a radio station Search for a radio station automatically Select a tuner region Press to search for the previous or next radio station with strong signals. You can select a radio region that matches your location.
  • Page 14: Play With Rds

    Tune to the radio station that you want to Item Program Description store. type Press and hold NEWS News services , or to store the radio station at the AFFAIRS Politics and current selected channel. affairs INFO Special information programs Play with RDS SPORT Sports...
  • Page 15 Use alternate frequencies If the signal of an RDS station is poor, enable • When a traffic announcement cuts in, you can press the AF (Alternate Frequency) function to search to switch the system to the previous mode. for another station that broadcasts the same program.
  • Page 16: Play From A Storage Device

    6 Play from a Control play storage device Button Function Press repeatedly to select a folder. Pause or resume play. Press to play the previous or next track. Press and hold to rewind a track or search forward fast. Press repeatedly to display available /DISP information about the current track.
  • Page 17 Switch folders for a track Press to access the folder list. » [ROOT] scrolls. Rotate to toggle through folders. » The name of current folder scrolls. Press to select the folder. Rotate to toggle through tracks in the folder. Press to play the selected track.
  • Page 18: Play From An Ipod/Iphone

    7 Play from an » The system starts playing tracks that are stored on your iPod/iPhone. iPod/iPhone Note • Before you disconnect the iPod/iPhone, switch the system to another source. Note • During play, no audio signals are transferred through the headphone socket of your iPod/iPhone.
  • Page 19: Charge Your Ipod/Iphone

    Press to access the list of tracks under the category. » The file name of the first track scrolls. Rotate to select a track. » The file name of current track scrolls. Press to start play. Charge your iPod/iPhone Once the iPod/iPhone is docked and recognized, the charging starts.
  • Page 20: Listen To An External Player

    8 Listen to an external player You can use the system to amplify the audio input from an external player, for example, MP3 player. MP3-LINK Switch the source to [MP3--LINK]. Connect an MP3 link cable to the MP3-LINK socket on the system, •...
  • Page 21: Adjust Sound

    9 Adjust sound The following operations are applicable to all supported media. Button Function Rotate to increase or decrease the volume level. Press to mute or restore sound. Press to enable or disable the maximum volume. Press and hold to enable or disable the Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB) effect.
  • Page 22: Additional Information

    • If the fuse gets damaged immediately after it is replaced, an internal malfunction may occur. In such case, consult your Philips retailer. Detach the front panel. Press the RESET button with the tip of a ball-point pen or toothpick.
  • Page 23: Product Information

    11 Product Information Note • Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. General Power supply 12 V DC (11 V - 16 V), negative ground Fuse 15 A Suitable speaker 4 - 8 impedance Maximum power 50 W x 4 channels output Continuous power 22 W x 4 RMS (4...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    If you encounter problems when using this product, check the following points before requesting service. If the problem remains unsolved, go to the Philips Web page (www. philips.com/support). When you contact Philips, make sure that the product is nearby and the model number and serial number are available.
  • Page 25: Notice

    (buffer) and polyethylene device that are not expressly approved by (bags, protective foam sheet.) Philips Consumer Lifestyle may void the user’s Your system consists of materials which can authority to operate the equipment. be recycled and reused if disassembled by a specialized company.
  • Page 26: Copyright

    Copyright 2012 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. Specifications are subject to change without notice. Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V or their respective owners. Philips reserves the right to change products at any time without being obliged to adjust earlier supplies accordingly.
  • Page 27: Glossary

    14 Glossary A file format with a sound data compression system. MP3 is the abbreviation of Motion Picture Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio Layer 3. Secure Digital. A type of memory card with a flash memory. SDHC Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) is a type of flash memory card based on the SDA 2.00 specification.
  • Page 28 Specifications are subject to change without notice © 2012 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. CE138_10_UM_V1.0...

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