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Sony DSX-A405BT Operating Instructions Manual

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The warranty for this product is included in this manual
(page 37, 38).
La garantie de ce produit est inclus dans le présent manuel
(page 39).
Owner's Record
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom of the unit.
Record the serial number in the spaces provided below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer
regarding this product.
Model No. DSX-A405BT
Serial No.
To cancel the demonstration (DEMO) display, see page 20.
For the connection/installation, see page 32.
Pour annuler l'affichage de démonstration (DEMO),
reportez-vous à la page 21.
Pour le raccordement/l'installation, reportez-vous à la page 34.
Operating Instructions
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  • Page 1 Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom of the unit. Record the serial number in the spaces provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DSX-A405BT Serial No.
  • Page 2: Warning

    For safety, be sure to install this unit in the Warning dashboard of the car as the rear side of the unit becomes hot during use. FOR THE CUSTOMERS IN THE USA. NOT For details, see “Connection/Installation” APPLICABLE IN CANADA, INCLUDING IN THE (page 32).
  • Page 3 (e.i.r.p.) Sony does not bear any responsibility in these sorts is not more than that necessary for successful of situations.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Settings Table of Contents Canceling the DEMO Mode....20 Warning........2 Basic Setting Operation .
  • Page 6: Guide To Parts And Controls

    Guide to Parts and Controls Main unit  Front panel release button N-Mark Touch the control dial with Android™  SRC (source) smartphone to make Bluetooth® connection. Turn on the power. * Not available when the BT phone is selected. Change the source.
  • Page 7  Number buttons (1 to 6) RM-X231 Remote commander Receive stored radio stations. Press and hold to store stations. Call a stored phone number. Press and hold to store a phone number. ALBUM / Skip an album for audio device. Press and hold to skip albums continuously.
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Remove the insulation film before use. Getting Started Detaching the Front Panel You can detach the front panel of this unit to prevent theft. Press and hold OFF  until the unit turns off, press the front panel release button , then pull the panel towards you to remove.
  • Page 9: Setting The Clock

    For a smartphone with Android OS 4.0 or lower Setting the Clock installed, downloading the app “NFC Easy Connect” available at Google Play™ is required. The app may not be downloadable in some countries/regions. Press MENU, rotate the control dial to select [SET GENERAL], then press it.
  • Page 10 Press CALL, rotate the control dial to To cancel pairing Perform step 2 to cancel the pairing mode after this select [SET PAIRING], then press it. unit and the BLUETOOTH device are paired. flashes while the unit is in pairing standby mode.
  • Page 11: Connecting A Usb Device

    Connect the USB device to the unit. With BLUETOOTH signal on: when the ignition is turned To connect an iPod/iPhone, use the USB to on, this unit reconnects automatically to the last- connection cable for iPod (not supplied). connected cellular phone. Connecting with an iPhone/iPod (BLUETOOTH Auto Pairing) When an iPhone/iPod with iOS5 or later installed is...
  • Page 12: Listening To The Radio

    Receiving the stored stations Listening to the Radio Select the band, then press a number button (1 to 6). Listening to the Radio To listen to the radio, press SRC to select [TUNER]. Using Radio Data System (RDS) Storing automatically (BTM) Selecting program types (PTY) Press MODE to change the band (FM1, FM2, FM3, AM1 or AM2).
  • Page 13: Listening To The Siriusxm Radio

    Selecting channels for SiriusXM Listening to the SiriusXM Radio Press (browse). Activating your SiriusXM Subscription Rotate the control dial to select [CHANNEL], then press it. Only SiriusXM brings you more of what you love to listen to, all in one place. Get over 140 channels, Rotate the control dial to select the including commercial-free music plus the best desired channel, then press it.
  • Page 14: Playback

    To change the passcode Press MENU and rotate the control dial. Playback Select [SET GENERAL]  [SET PARENTAL]  [SET CODEEDIT]. Enter the current passcode on the current passcode Playing a USB Device input display, then press ENTER. The initial passcode is [0000]. In these Operating Instructions, “iPod”...
  • Page 15: Playing A Bluetooth Device

    Caution for iPhone To match the volume level of the BLUETOOTH When you connect an iPhone via USB, phone call device to other sources volume is controlled by the iPhone, not the unit. Do Start playback of the BLUETOOTH audio device at a not inadvertently increase the volume on the unit moderate volume, and set your usual listening during a call, as a sudden loud sound may result...
  • Page 16: Listening To Pandora

    Searching by skipping items (Jump mode) Listening to Pandora® Press (browse). Pandora® is available to stream music through your Press SEEK +. iPhone and Android smartphone. You can control Pandora® on a USB-connected iPhone or Rotate the control dial to select the item. BLUETOOTH-connected Android smartphone from The list is jumped in steps of 10% of the total this unit.
  • Page 17: Available Operations In Pandora

    If the device number appears Make sure that the same numbers are displayed (e.g., 123456) in this unit and the mobile device, Handsfree Calling (via BLUETOOTH then press ENTER on this unit and select [Yes] on only) the mobile device. When activating the BLUETOOTH function To use a cellular phone, connect it with this unit.
  • Page 18 Rotate the control dial to select a Presetting phone numbers number from the number list, then press You can store up to 6 contacts in the preset dial. Select a phone number that you want to store in The phone call starts. the preset dial, from the phonebook, call history or by inputting the phone number directly.
  • Page 19: Available Operations During Call

    Available Operations during Useful Functions Call Using Siri Eyes Free To adjust the ringtone volume Rotate the control dial while receiving a call. Siri Eyes Free allows you to use an iPhone handsfree by simply speaking into the microphone. To adjust the talker’s voice volume This function requires you to connect an iPhone to Rotate the control dial during a call.
  • Page 20: Canceling The Demo Mode

     When connecting the iPhone to the unit via USB, do not activate Siri with the iPhone. Siri Eyes Free may not function properly, or may quit. Settings  There is no audio sound while Siri Eyes Free is activated. Canceling the DEMO Mode You can cancel the demonstration display which appears when the source is off and the clock is...
  • Page 21: General Setup (General)

    General Setup (GENERAL) Sound Setup (SOUND) This setup menu is available when any source DEMO (demonstration) except for the BT phone is selected. Activates the demonstration: [ON], [OFF]. EQ5 PRESET CLOCK-ADJ (clock adjust) (page 9) Selects an equalizer curve from 10 equalizer curves or off: [OFF], [R&B], [ROCK], [POP], CAUT ALM (caution alarm) [DANCE], [HIP-HOP], [ELECTRONICA], [JAZZ],...
  • Page 22: Display Setup (Display)

    AUX VOL (AUX volume level) AUTO ANS (auto answer) Adjusts the volume level for each connected Sets this unit to answer an incoming call auxiliary device: [+18 dB] – [0 dB] – [-8 dB]. automatically: [OFF], [1] (about 3 seconds), [2] This setting negates the need to adjust the (about 10 seconds).
  • Page 23: Additional Information

    About iPod Additional Information  You can connect to the following iPod models. Update your iPod devices to the latest software Precautions before use. Compatible iPhone/iPod models  Cool off the unit beforehand if your car has been parked in direct sunlight. Compatible Model ...
  • Page 24: Maintenance

    If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit that are not covered in this manual, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Maintenance Notes Replacing the lithium battery of the remote  For safety, turn off the ignition before cleaning the...
  • Page 25 Antenna (aerial) terminal: Power amplifier section External antenna (aerial) connector Output: Speaker outputs Sensitivity: 26 μV Speaker impedance: 4 – 8 ohms Maximum power output: 55 W × 4 (at 4 ohms) USB Player section Interface: USB (Full-speed) General Maximum current: 1 A Outputs: The maximum number of recognizable tracks: Audio outputs terminal (rear, sub)
  • Page 26 Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any documentation and/or other materials provided use of such marks by Sony Corporation is under with the distribution. license. Other trademarks and trade names are  Neither the name of the Foundation nor those of their respective owners.
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    The display disappears from/does not appear in Troubleshooting the display window.  The dimmer is set to [DIM-ON] (page 22). The following checklist will help you remedy  The display disappears if you press and hold OFF. problems you may encounter with your unit. ...
  • Page 28 USB device playback Connection is not possible.  The connection is controlled from one side (this You cannot play items via a USB hub. unit or BLUETOOTH device), but not both.  This unit cannot recognize USB devices via a USB ...
  • Page 29 The phone sound quality is poor. No sound is output from the car speakers during  Phone sound quality depends on reception handsfree call.  If the sound is output from the cellular phone, set conditions of cellular phone.  Move your car to a place where you can the cellular phone to output the sound from the enhance the cellular phone’s signal if the car speakers.
  • Page 30 USB NO SUPRT: The USB device is not supported. NOT ALLOWED: The selected operation is not  For details on the compatibility of your USB allowed.  “Thumbs” feedback is not allowed. device, visit the support site on the back cover. ...
  • Page 31  The antenna cable may be either disconnected or damaged. If these solutions do not help improve the situation,  Verify that the antenna cable is connected to consult your nearest Sony dealer. the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner.  Inspect the antenna cable for damage and kinks.
  • Page 32: Connection/Installation

    Parts List for Installation Connection/Installation   Cautions  Run all ground (earth) leads to a common ground (earth) point. × 2  Do not get the leads trapped under a screw, or caught in moving parts (e.g., seat railing). ...
  • Page 33: Connection

    Connection Subwoofer* Power amplifier* Satellite radio tuner (SiriusXM)*  White White/black striped Front speaker* Gray Gray/black striped Green Green/black striped Rear speaker* Purple Purple/black striped Black Yellow For details, see “Making connections” (page 34). Blue/white striped from a wired remote control (not supplied)* from a car antenna (aerial)
  • Page 34: Making Connections

    Memory hold connection Making connections When the yellow power supply lead is connected,  To a common ground (earth) point power will always be supplied to the memory circuit even when the ignition switch is turned off. First connect the black ground (earth) lead, then connect the yellow and red power supply leads.
  • Page 35: Installation

    Mounting the unit in the dashboard Installation Before installing, make sure the catches on both sides of the bracket  are bent inwards 2 mm ( Removing the protection collar and the in). When mounting in a Japanese car, see “Mounting the unit in a Japanese car”...
  • Page 36: Detaching And Attaching The Front Panel

     replace the fuse. If the fuse blows to dashboard/center console again after replacement, there may be an internal malfunction. In such a case, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Bracket Bracket  Existing parts supplied with your car NISSAN ...
  • Page 39: Operating Instructions

    Web suivant : If you have any questions/problems regarding this product, try the following: Read Troubleshooting in these Operating Instructions. Please contact (U.S.A. only); 1-800-222-7669 Call ©2016 Sony Corporation Printed in Thailand...