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DVD Receiver System
Operating Instructions


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  • Page 1 X-HM31DAB DVD Receiver System Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2: Operating Environment

    A damaged power cord can cause a fire or give you an electrical shock. Check the power cord once in a while. When you find it damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized service Operating Environment center or your dealer for a replacement.
  • Page 3 Information for users on collection and disposal of old equipment and used batteries Symbol for These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean equipment that used electrical and electronic products and batteries should not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to applicable collection points in accordance with your national legislation.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so that you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 5 11 Additional information Troubleshooting .......36 Language Code Table and Country/Area Code Table .
  • Page 6: Before You Start

    Before you start Chapter 1: Before you start • Do not heat batteries, disassemble them, or throw them What’s in the box into flames or water. • Batteries may have different voltages, even if they are the Please confirm that the following accessories are in the box same size and shape.
  • Page 7: Part Names And Functions

    Part names and functions Chapter 2: Part names and functions  STANDBY/ON Remote control Switches the receiver between standby and on (page 15). Input function buttons Use to select the input source to this receiver (pages 19, 20, STANDBY/ON OPEN/CLOSE 26, 28 and 33).
  • Page 8: Top Menu

    Part names and functions DVD Receiver control buttons Ex.: DVD-Video Disc Navigator TOP MENU Press to display the top menu of the DVD-Video. MENU/PBC Use to access the DVD menu or VCD PBC menu. HOME MENU Press to display the menu screen. Use this to change initial settings of the unit (page 34).
  • Page 9: Detatching And Replacing The Front Grille

    Part names and functions 10 SHIFT 18 Tuner control buttons Press to access the ‘blue’ commands (above the RDS ASPM buttons) on the remote. These buttons are marked with Use to search for RDS Auto station program memory an asterisk (*) in this section. (page 29).
  • Page 10: Front Panel

    Part names and functions Front panel VOLUME  STANDBY/ON TIMER INPUT      PHONES AUDIO IN  STANDBY/ON button AUDIO IN socket Switches the receiver between standby and on (page 15). Use to connect an auxiliary component using a stereo minijack cable (page 33).
  • Page 11: Display

    Part names and functions Display   Lights when the sound is muted. Timer function is set. Note Character display Displays various system information. • The mute icon will be displayed in red.  Start playback.  Pause playback.
  • Page 12: Connections

    Connections Chapter 3: Connections • Do not connect the supplied speakers to any amplifier CAUTION other than the one supplied with this system. • Be sure to turn off the power and unplug the power cord Connection to any other amplifier may result in from the power outlet whenever making or changing malfunction or fire.
  • Page 13: Connecting Using An Hdmi Cable

    Connections Connecting using an HDMI cable The term HDMI and High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of By using an HDMI cable, digital signals can be transferred to HDMI Licensing, LLC in the United States and other countries. an HDMI-compatible TV on a single cable with no loss of picture or sound quality.
  • Page 14: Audio Signals That Can Be Output From This Unit's Hdmi Out Terminal

    Connections Audio signals that can be output from To customers in Norway and Sweden this unit’s HDMI OUT terminal CAUTION • 44.1 kHz to 96 kHz, 16-bit/ 20-bit/ 24-bit 2-channel linear • “Apparater som er koplet til beskyttelsesjord via PCM audio (including 2-channel downmixing) nettplugg og/eller via annet jordtilkoplet utstyr - og er •...
  • Page 15: Getting Started

    Getting started Chapter 4: Getting started To turn the power on General control Press the  STANDBY/ON to turn the power on. Input function After use: When the INPUT on main unit is pressed, the current function Press the  STANDBY/ON to enter the power stand-by mode. will change to different mode.
  • Page 16: Sound Controls

    Getting started Sound controls Setting the wake-up timer Used to change the existing timer setting, or to set a new Equalizer timer. When the EQUALIZER is pressed, the current mode setting Press  STANDBY/ON to turn the power on. will be displayed. To change to a different mode, press the EQUALIZER repeatedly until the desired sound mode Press and hold CLOCK/TIMER.
  • Page 17: Calling The Wake-up Timer

    Getting started Calling the wake-up timer Using Headphones An existing timer setting can be reused. Connect the headphones plug to the terminal. PHONES Follow steps 1 to 3 in “Setting the wake-up When the headphones are connected, there is no sound timer”.
  • Page 18: Ipod/iphone/ipad Playback

    Set the iPod/iPhone/iPad on the stand.  iPad/iPad 2 Note • Pioneer does not guarantee that this unit plays iPod/ iPhone/iPad models other than the ones specified. • Some functions may be restricted depending on the model or software version.
  • Page 19: Playing Ipod/iphone/ipad

    iPod/iPhone/iPad playback Playing iPod/iPhone/iPad Connect your iPod/iPhone/iPad. • If an iPod/iPhone/iPad is connected while the unit is turned on, playback of the iPod/iPhone/iPad will not begin. Press USB as the input source. “USB/iPod” is shown on the main display. When the recognition is completed, will begin playing automatically.
  • Page 20: Disc Playback

    Disc playback Chapter 6: Disc playback CAUTION Playing discs or files • Do not place two discs in one disc tray. • Do not play discs of special shapes (heart, octagon, etc). Press  STANDBY/ON to turn the power on. It may cause malfunctions.
  • Page 21: Advanced Dvd, Cd Disc Playback

    Disc playback A-B Repeat play Advanced DVD, CD disc playback The specified section within a single title or track is played repeatedly. Press HOME MENU. STANDBY/ON OPEN/CLOSE TOP MENU MENU/PBC TUNE+ The HOME MENU is displayed.   DVD/CD TUNER AUDIO IN/LINE BT AUDIO CLOCK/TIMER SLEEP...
  • Page 22: Repeat Play

    Disc playback To cancel repeat play: Note • When A-B repeat playback starts, “A-B repeat” will be Use / to select the Repeat Off. displayed on the screen. “REPEAT OFF” is displayed on the main display. • A-B repeat play is disabled on some discs. •...
  • Page 23: Programmed Play

    Disc playback Use /// to select the title, chapter, To cancel random play: track or file, then press ENTER. Use / to select the Random Off, then press ENTER. Program Current Title : 01 Chapter : 001 “RANDOM OFF” is displayed on the main display. Program Step Title 1 - 05 Chapter 1 - 004...
  • Page 24: Search Mode

    Disc playback Search mode About downloading MP3/WMA Plays the specified number or time within the title, chapter, There are many music sites on the internet that you can track or file. download MP3/WMA music files. Follow the instructions from the website on how to download the music files. You can Follow steps 1 to 2 in “A-B Repeat play”.
  • Page 25: Procedure To Playback Divx Or Mp3/wma/jpeg File

  • Page 26: Usb Playback

    WMA/JPEG file To play by specifying a file. It is possible to listen to two-channel audio using the USB interface on the front of this receiver. • Pioneer does not guarantee that any file recorded on a STANDBY/ON OPEN/CLOSE CLEAR...
  • Page 27: Playing In The Desired Order (programmed Play)

    USB playback Press / to select desired playback file. Playing in the desired order (Programmed Play)  00:00 / 00:00 320kbps / TEST / MP3 / This unit can play repeatedly folders stored in the USB storage device. For details, see Programmed play on page 23. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...
  • Page 28: Using The Tuner

    Using the tuner Chapter 8: Using the tuner To receive an FM stereo transmission: Listening to the radio broadcasts • Press ST/MONO to select stereo mode and “AUTO” will be displayed. The following steps show you how to tune in to FM radio Improving poor FM reception: broadcasts using the automatic (search) and manual (step) tuning functions.
  • Page 29: To Recall A Memorised Station

    Using the tuner To recall a memorised station You can search the following program types: News – News Finance – Stock market Press PRESET +/– to select the desired reports, commerce, trading, Current Affairs – Current etc. Affairs station. Children’s Progs – Programs Information –...
  • Page 30: Information Provided By Rds

    Using the tuner To stop the ASPM operation before it is • If no station can be found, “NOT FOUND” will appear for 4 seconds. complete: Press  whilst it is scanning for stations. The stations which Information provided by RDS are already stored in memory will be kept there.
  • Page 31: Listening To The Dab

    Using the tuner After the scan: Listening to the DAB+ The stations will be stored in alphanumeric order and the first station on the list will be selected and you will hear it through the speakers. About DAB+ (Digital Audio •...
  • Page 32: Changing The Information Display

    Using the tuner Changing the information display DAB Frequency table (BAND III) You can switch DAB+ display information. Frequency Label Frequency Label Press the DAB DISPLAY button. Each time the button is pressed, the information display 174.928 MHz 208.064 MHz changes in the following order.
  • Page 33: Other Connections

    Other connections Chapter 9: Other connections Connect the rear panel LINE IN audio jacks to your auxiliary CAUTION playback component. • Before making or changing the connections, switch off the power and disconnect the power cord from the AC This unit’s rear panel outlet.
  • Page 34: Changing The Settings

    Changing the settings Chapter 10: Changing the settings Settings for DVD/CD and USB playback Press HOME MENU. HOME MENU screen appears. Use /// to select the item, then press ENTER. Use /// to change the setting, then press ENTER. • Closing the HOME MENU screen. Press HOME MENU.
  • Page 35: Setting The Hdmi Resolution Settings Back To Their

    Changing the settings Digital Audio Out settings Settings What it does HDMI Out Select the audio signals to be output from the HDMI OUT terminal (LPCM (2CH)/Auto/Off ) according to the connected HDMI-compatible device. Video Output settings Settings What it does Change the picture display format (4:3 (Letter Box)/4:3 (Pan &...
  • Page 36: Additional Information

    If the trouble cannot be rectified even after exercising the checks listed below, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work. • If the unit does not operate normally due to external effects such as static electricity disconnect the power plug from the outlet and insert again to return to normal operating conditions.
  • Page 37 Additional information Problem Check Remedy Folder or file names are not Have you exceeded the maximum Up to 255 folders can be recognized on one disc. Up to 648 files can recognized. (DivX, WMA, number of folder or file names this be recognized within one folder.
  • Page 38 Additional information When connected to an HDMI-compatible device Problem Check Remedy Picture is not displayed. Is the resolution properly set? Set HDMI Resolution properly for the connected device (page 35). Restore HDMI Resolution to the default setting (720x576p) (page 35). Is the HDMI cable properly Connect the cable securely (all the way in).
  • Page 39: Language Code Table And Country/area Code

    Additional information Nauru (na), 1401 Siswati (ss), 1919 Language Code Table and Country/ Nepali (ne), 1405 Sesotho (st), 1920 Area Code Table Norwegian (no), 1415 Sundanese (su), 1921 Occitan (oc), 1503 Swahili (sw), 1923 Language Code Table Oromo (om), 1513 Tamil (ta), 2001 Oriya (or), 1518 Telugu (te), 2005...
  • Page 40: Playable Discs And Formats

    Additional information Playable discs and formats • Commercially available DVD-Video discs DVD-Video • DVD-R/ -RW/ -R DL and DVD+R/ +RW/ +R DL discs recorded in the Video mode DVD-R/ -RW/ -R DL discs recorded in the VR mode DVD VR This unit does not support CPRM Super Video CDs Super Video CD...
  • Page 41: Playing Discs Created On Computers Or Bd/dvd

    Additional information Playing discs created on computers or Displaying external subtitle files BD/DVD recorders • The font sets listed below are available for external subtitle files. You can see the proper font set on-screen • It may not be possible to play discs recorded using a by setting the Subtitle Language on page 35 to match computer due to the application settings or computer’s the subtitle file.
  • Page 42: Cautions On Use

    • Places exposed to direct sunlight but if for some reason it should malfunction due to dust • Humid or poorly ventilated places or dirt, consult your nearest Pioneer authorized service • Extremely hot places center. Although lens cleaners for players are •...
  • Page 43: Handling Discs

    Additional information Handling discs About iPod/iPhone/iPad Storing • Always place discs in their cases and store them vertically, avoiding hot, humid places, places exposed to direct sunlight and extremely cold places. “Made for iPod,” and “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad” •...
  • Page 44: Specifications

    Tuner section Frequency Range (FM) ....87.5 MHz to 108 MHz © 2013 PIONEER CORPORATION. Frequency Range (DAB)..174.928 MHz to 239.200 MHz All rights reserved.
  • Page 45 Additional information...
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  • Page 47 Additional information...
  • Page 48 253 Alexandra Road, #04-01, Singapore 159936 TEL: 65-6472-7555 PIONEER ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. 5 Arco Lane, Heatherton, Victoria, 3202, Australia, TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. Blvd.Manuel Avila Camacho 138 10 piso Col.Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico, D.F. 11000 TEL: 55-9178-4270 K002_B3_En Printed in China <YOM200153-0009>...

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