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Operation Manual
Multi-CD control DSP High power CD/MP3/WMA/
AAC player with Bluetooth Wireless Technology and
FM/AM tuner
DEH-P9850BT
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  • Page 1 Black plate (1,1) Operation Manual Multi-CD control DSP High power CD/MP3/WMA/ AAC player with Bluetooth Wireless Technology and FM/AM tuner DEH-P9850BT <CRB2179-A/N>1...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, keep this man- ual in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 3 Contents Displaying text information on MP3/WMA/ AAC/WAV disc 28 – When playing back an MP3/WMA/AAC disc 28 – When playing back a WAV disc 28 Scrolling text information in the display 28 Selecting tracks from the file name list 29 Displaying jacket arts on CD-ROM discs 29 –...
  • Page 4 Contents Displaying BD address of this unit 52 Displaying system version for repair 52 Multi-CD Player Playing a CD 53 Selecting a track directly 53 50-disc multi-CD player 54 Introduction of advanced multi-CD player operation 54 Repeating play 55 Playing tracks in random order 55 Scanning CDs and tracks 55 Pausing CD playback 56 Using ITS playlists 56...
  • Page 5 Contents – Adjusting low pass filter attenuation slope 74 Using the high pass filter 75 – Muting the speaker units (filters) 75 – Setting the high pass filter for front speakers 75 – Setting the high pass filter for rear speakers 76 Using the auto-equalizer 76 Using the equalizer 76...
  • Page 6: Before You Start

    ! If the battery is disconnected or discharged, the preset memory will be erased and must be reprogrammed. ! If this unit does not operate properly, contact your dealer or nearest authorized Pioneer Ser- vice Station. Operating environment This unit should be used within the tempera- ture ranges shown below.
  • Page 7: About Wma

    Bluetooth audio player. iPod ® compatibility When you use this unit with a Pioneer iPod adapter (CD-IB100), you can control an iPod with Dock Connector. ! iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Page 8: Resetting The Microprocessor

    Before You Start ! The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Pioneer Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  • Page 9: Removing The Front Panel

    Before You Start ! A few seconds after turning the ignition switch to on or off, the front panel automati- cally moves. When this happens, your fingers may become jammed in the panel, so keep your hands away from it. Removing the front panel Press and hold EJECT to open the front panel.
  • Page 10: Feature Demo Mode

    Section Before You Start Feature demo mode The feature demo automatically starts when power to this unit is turned off while the igni- tion switch is set to ACC or ON. Pressing DISPLAY during feature demo operation can- cels the feature demo mode. Press DISPLAY again to start the feature demo mode.
  • Page 11 Before You Start Play mode (repeat play)—Random mode (random play)—Scan mode (scan play)— Pause (pause)—Search mode (search meth- od)—Title Input (disc title input)—Jacket art (jacket art read) Note Refer to Introduction of advanced built-in CD player operation on page 20. AUDIO button operation % Press AUDIO to select the desired mode.
  • Page 12: What's What

    Section What’s What 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 b b b Head unit 1 EQ button Press to select various equalizer curves. 2 Connection status indicator Lights up when your cellular phone is con- nected via Bluetooth wireless technology.
  • Page 13 What’s What c c c 9 9 9 d d d m m m a a a l l l k k k j j j i i i h h h e Joystick Move to perform manual seek tuning, fast forward, reverse and track search controls.
  • Page 14: Basic Operations

    — When the BT Audio source is set to off (refer to Activating the BT Audio source on page 87). ! External unit refers to a Pioneer product (such as one available in the future) that, although incompatible as a source, enables control of basic functions by this unit.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Volume

    Basic Operations ! There is sometimes a delay between starting up CD playback and the sound being issued. When being read, Format read is displayed. ! If you cannot insert a disc completely or if after you insert a disc the disc does not play, check that the label side of the disc is up.
  • Page 16: Tuner

    Section Tuner Listening to the radio 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 6 6 6 These are the basic steps necessary to operate the radio. More advanced tuner operation is explained starting on the next page. Important If you are using this unit in North, Central or South America, reset the AM tuning step (see...
  • Page 17: Introduction Of Advanced Tuner Operation

    Tuner Introduction of advanced tuner operation 1 1 1 1 Function display Shows the function status. Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the main menu. FUNCTION, AUDIO and ENTERTAINMENT appear on the display. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select FUNCTION. Turn to change the menu option; press to se- lect.
  • Page 18: Selecting Stations From The Preset Channel List

    Section Tuner Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn BSM on. Searching is displayed. While Searching is displayed, the six strongest broadcast frequen- cies will be stored under preset tuning num- bers 1–6 in the order of their signal strength. When finished, the preset channel list ap- pears.
  • Page 19: Built-In Cd Player

    Built-in CD Player Playing a CD 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 These are the basic steps necessary to play a CD with your built-in CD player. More ad- vanced CD operation is explained starting on the next page. 1 Track number indicator Shows the track number currently playing.
  • Page 20: Introduction Of Advanced Built-In Cd Player Operation

    Section Built-in CD Player Introduction of advanced built-in CD player operation 1 1 1 1 Function display Shows the function status. Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the main menu. FUNCTION, AUDIO and ENTERTAINMENT appear on the display. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select FUNCTION.
  • Page 21: Scanning Tracks Of A Cd

    Built-in CD Player Scanning tracks of a CD Scan play lets you hear the first 10 seconds of each track on the CD. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Scan mode in the function menu. Scan mode appears in the display. Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn scan play The first 10 seconds of each track is played.
  • Page 22: Using Disc Title Functions

    Section Built-in CD Player # If a disc contains less than 10 tracks, pushing and holding MULTI-CONTROL left recalls the first track of the disc. Also, if the remaining number of tracks after searching every 10 tracks is less than 10, pushing and holding MULTI-CONTROL left re- calls the first track of the disc.
  • Page 23: Displaying Disc Titles

    Built-in CD Player Displaying disc titles You can display the text information of any disc that has had a disc title entered. % Press DISPLAY. Press DISPLAY repeatedly to switch between the following settings: : disc title—Simple display Using CD TEXT functions Some discs have certain information encoded on the disc during manufacture.
  • Page 24: Mp3/Wma/Aac/Wav Player

    Section MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV Player Playing MP3/WMA/AAC/ WAV files 1 1 1 1 6 6 6 These are the basic steps necessary to play an MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV with your built-in CD player. More advanced MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV operation is explained starting on page 26. 1 MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV indicator Shows the type of file currently playing.
  • Page 25: Selecting A Track Directly In The Current Folder

    MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV Player ! Playback is carried out in order of file number. Folders are skipped if they contain no files. (If folder 01 (ROOT) contains no files, playback commences with folder 02.) ! When playing back files recorded as VBR (variable bit rate) files, the play time will not be correctly displayed if fast forward or reverse operations are used.
  • Page 26: Introduction Of Advanced Built-In Cd Player (Mp3/Wma/Aac/Wav) Operation

    Section MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV Player Introduction of advanced built-in CD player (MP3/ WMA/AAC/WAV) operation 1 1 1 1 Function display Shows the function status. Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the main menu. FUNCTION, AUDIO and ENTERTAINMENT appear on the display. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select FUNCTION.
  • Page 27: Scanning Folders And Tracks

    MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV Player Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn random play on. Tracks will play in a random order within the previously selected Folder repeat or Disc repeat ranges. # To turn random play off, press MULTI-CONTROL again. Scanning folders and tracks While you are using Folder repeat, the begin- ning of each track in the selected folder plays for about 10 seconds.
  • Page 28: Displaying Text Information On Mp3/Wma/Aac/Wav Disc

    Section MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV Player Select the search method Rough search. Refer to Selecting the search method on the previous page. Push and hold MULTI-CONTROL left or right to search every 10 tracks in the cur- rent folder. # If the current folder contains less than 10 tracks, pushing and holding MULTI-CONTROL right recalls the last track of the folder.
  • Page 29: Selecting Tracks From The File Name List

    ! Record jacket arts for folders on CD-ROM in advance using your computer. For de- tails, please visit the following site: http://www.pioneer.co.jp/car/pclink4/index- e.html ! Jacket arts (max. 15 images) directly be- neath the ROOT folder can be read. If...
  • Page 30: Selecting Folders With Jacket Arts

    Section MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV Player Selecting folders with jacket arts You can display the list of folders that are al- ready assigned jacket arts and select one to start playback. ! In the jacket art list, this unit displays up to 15 folders with jacket arts. ! For other folders with no jacket arts re- corded, this unit automatically assigns pre- set images to them.
  • Page 31: Bluetooth Telephone

    Bluetooth Telephone Hands-free phoning with cellular phones featuring Bluetooth wireless technology 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 7 7 7 6 6 6 If your cellular phone features Bluetooth wire- less technology, you can connect to this unit for hands-free, wireless calls, even while driving.
  • Page 32: About The Telephone Source

    Section Bluetooth Telephone — OPP (Object Push Profile) — HSP (Head Set Profile) — HFP (Hands Free Profile) ! When phone is selected as a source, volume and equalizer curve are automatically chan- ged to suitable settings for the phone source. When the source is returned to another source, volume and equalizer settings auto- matically return to the original setting.
  • Page 33: Basic Operation Of Hands-Free Phoning

    Bluetooth Telephone Basic operation of hands- free phoning These are the basic operations to use hands- free phoning via Bluetooth wireless technol- ogy. More advanced hands-free phoning op- erations are explained starting on Introduction of advanced hands-free phoning operation on page 35.
  • Page 34: Taking A Phone Call

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Taking a phone call Answering an incoming call Even when a source other than Telephone is selected or when this unit itself is turned off, you can still answer incoming calls. If you set this unit to automatically answering incoming calls, refer to Setting the automatic answering on page 47.
  • Page 35: Introduction Of Advanced Hands-Free Phoning Operation

    Bluetooth Telephone Introduction of advanced hands-free phoning operation 1 1 1 1 Function display Shows the function status. Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the main menu. FUNCTION, AUDIO and ENTERTAINMENT appear on the display. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select FUNCTION. Turn to change the menu option; press to se- lect.
  • Page 36: Searching For Available Cellular Phones

    Press MULTI-CONTROL to connect the selected cellular phone. While connecting, Connecting is displayed. To complete the connection, please check the device name (Pioneer BT unit) and enter the link code on your cellular phone. If the con- nection is established, Connected is dis- played.
  • Page 37: Disconnecting A Cellular Phone

    Bluetooth Telephone # The link code is set to 0000 as default. You can change this code in the initial setting. Refer to Entering PIN code for Bluetooth wireless con- nection on page 88. Disconnecting a cellular phone When you are done using your phone with this unit, you can close the Bluetooth wireless con- nection.
  • Page 38: Connecting To A Registered Cellular Phone

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to select a registration assignment. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed up or down, the registration assignment is switched in the following order: Phone1 (user phone 1)—Phone2 (user phone 2)—Phone3 (user phone 3)—Guest1 (guest phone 1)—Guest2 (guest phone 2) # If the assignment is empty, No data is dis- played and the operation is not possible.
  • Page 39: Using The Phone Book

    Bluetooth Telephone Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Auto connect in the function menu. Auto connect appears in the display. Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn auto- matic connection on. ON appears in the display. If your cellular phone is set ready for Bluetooth wireless connection, the connection to this unit will be automatically established.
  • Page 40: Changing The Phone Book Display Order

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Changing the Phone Book display order You can choose to display the Phone Book sorted alphabetically by first name or last name. ! With some cellular phones, this feature may not be possible. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Phone book name view in the function menu.
  • Page 41: Editing The Name Of A Phone Book Entry

    Bluetooth Telephone Use MULTI-CONTROL to display the de- tailed list of your desired Phone Book entry. See step 2 to 5 on Calling a number in the Phone Book on the previous page for how to do this. Press and hold MULTI-CONTROL to dis- play the genre input screen.
  • Page 42: Editing Phone Numbers

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Editing phone numbers You can edit the phone numbers of Phone Book entries. Press LIST to display the Phone Book. Use MULTI-CONTROL to display the de- tailed list of your desired Phone Book entry. See step 2 to 5 on Calling a number in the Phone Book on page 40 for how to do this.
  • Page 43: Clearing A Phone Book Entry

    Bluetooth Telephone Note You can rewrite icons of Phone Book entries. (Refer to Rewriting the entertainment displays and the icons for telephone functions on page 92.) Clearing a Phone Book entry You can delete Phone Book entries in the Phone Book one by one. To clear all of your entries in the Phone Book, refer to Clearing memory on this page.
  • Page 44: Using The Call History

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Clear memory in the function menu. Clear memory appears in the display. Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to select an item. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed up or down, the items are switched in the following order: Phone book (phone book)—Missed calls (missed call history)—Dialled calls (dialled...
  • Page 45: Calling A Number From The Call History

    Bluetooth Telephone Calling a number from the Call History Display the list and select a phone num- ber. Display the phone number you want to make a call. Push MULTI-CONTROL right to display the detailed list. Calling time and date, and phone number are displayed in the detailed list.
  • Page 46: Echo Canceling And Noise Reduction

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to select a number. Pushing MULTI-CONTROL up repeatedly changes numbers in 0 1 2 ... 9 + # * _ order. Pushing it down changes in _ * # + 9 ... 2 1 0 order.
  • Page 47: Setting The Automatic Rejecting

    Bluetooth Telephone Setting the automatic rejecting If this function is on, this unit automatically re- jects all incoming calls. ! This feature cannot be set for each different user phone. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Refuse calls in the function menu. Refuse calls appears in the display.
  • Page 48: Displaying Bd Address Of Your Cellular Phone

    Displaying BD address of this unit Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Device INFO. in the function menu. The device name (Pioneer BT unit) of this unit appears in the display. Push MULTI-CONTROL left to switch to the BD address. 12-digit hexadecimal string is displayed.
  • Page 49: Bluetooth Audio

    Bluetooth Audio Listening to songs on BT Audio (Bluetooth audio player) 1 1 1 2 2 2 You can use this unit to control a separately sold portable audio player featuring Bluetooth wireless technology (Bluetooth audio player). Even though your audio player does not con- tain a Bluetooth module, you can still control it from this unit via Bluetooth wireless technol- ogy using a Bluetooth adapter (sold sepa-...
  • Page 50: Connecting A Bluetooth Audio Player

    Section Bluetooth Audio Connection Refer to Connecting a Bluetooth audio player on this page on how to connect your Blue- tooth audio player to this unit. # Once connected via Bluetooth wireless tech- nology, “Play”, “Stop” and “Pause” on Bluetooth audio player can be operated in the BT Audio source.
  • Page 51: Function Operation

    Bluetooth Audio Function operation 1 1 1 1 Function display Shows the function status. Once connected via Bluetooth wireless tech- nology, “Play”, “Stop” and other functions on Bluetooth audio player can be controlled from this unit’s function menu. Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the main menu.
  • Page 52: Disconnecting A Bluetooth Audio Player

    You can display the BD address of this unit. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Device INFO. in the function menu. The device name (Pioneer BT unit) of this unit appears in the display. Push MULTI-CONTROL left to switch to the BD address.
  • Page 53: Multi-Cd Player

    Multi-CD Player Playing a CD 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 You can use this unit to control a multi-CD player, which is sold separately. These are the basic steps necessary to play a CD with your multi-CD player. More advanced CD operation is explained starting on the next page.
  • Page 54: 50-Disc Multi-Cd Player

    Section Multi-CD Player Press DIRECT. The track of entered number will play. Note After entering the number input mode, if you do not perform an operation within about eight sec- onds, the mode is automatically canceled. 50-disc multi-CD player Only those functions described in this manual are supported by 50-disc multi-CD players.
  • Page 55: Repeating Play

    Multi-CD Player ! If you do not operate the function within about 30 seconds, the display is automatically re- turned to the playback display. Repeating play There are three repeat play ranges for the multi-CD player: Multi-CD repeat (multi-CD player repeat), Track repeat (one-track repeat) and Disc repeat (disc repeat).
  • Page 56: Pausing Cd Playback

    Section Multi-CD Player Note After track or disc scanning is finished, normal playback of the tracks will begin again. Pausing CD playback Pause lets you temporarily stop playback of the CD. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Pause in the function menu. Pause appears in the display.
  • Page 57: Erasing A Track From Your Its Playlist

    Multi-CD Player Erasing a track from your ITS playlist You can delete a track from your ITS playlist if ITS play is on. If ITS play is already on, skip to step 2. If ITS play is not already on, use MULTI-CONTROL. Play the CD with the track you want to delete from your ITS playlist, and turn ITS play on.
  • Page 58: Displaying Disc Titles

    Section Multi-CD Player Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to select a letter of the alphabet. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed up, al- phabet, numbers or symbols are displayed in ascending order (A B C ...). Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed down, letters are displayed in descending order.
  • Page 59: Displaying Text Information On Cd Text Discs

    Multi-CD Player Displaying text information on CD TEXT discs % Press DISPLAY. Press DISPLAY repeatedly to switch between the following settings: : disc title— : disc artist name— : track title— : track artist name— : disc title and : disc artist name— : track title and track artist name—Simple display # If specific information has not been recorded on a CD TEXT disc, title or name is not displayed.
  • Page 60: Playing Songs On Ipod

    Section Playing songs on iPod Listening to songs on your iPod 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 You can use this unit to control an iPod adapter, which is sold separately. These are the basic steps necessary to operate an iPod adapter.
  • Page 61: Searching For A Song

    Playing songs on iPod Searching for a song Press LIST to switch to the top menu of the list search. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select a Genres, Artists, Albums or Songs from among the categories. Turn to change the category; press to select. List from the selected category is displayed.
  • Page 62: Introduction Of Advanced Ipod Adapter Operation

    Section Playing songs on iPod Introduction of advanced iPod adapter operation 1 1 1 1 Function display Shows the function status. Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the main menu. FUNCTION, AUDIO and ENTERTAINMENT appear on the display. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select FUNCTION.
  • Page 63: Pausing A Song

    Playing songs on iPod Pausing a song Pause lets you temporarily stop playback of a song. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Pause in the function menu. Pause appears in the display. Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn pause Playback of the current song pauses. # To turn pause off, press MULTI-CONTROL again.
  • Page 64: Tv Tuner

    Section TV tuner Watching the television 1 1 1 1 You can use this unit to control a TV tuner, which is sold separately. For details concerning operation, refer to the TV tuner’s operation manual. This section pro- vides information on TV operations with this unit which differs from that described in the TV tuner’s operation manual.
  • Page 65: Introduction Of Advanced Tv Tuner Operation

    TV tuner Introduction of advanced TV tuner operation 1 1 1 1 Function display Shows the function status. Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the main menu. FUNCTION, AUDIO and ENTERTAINMENT appear on the display. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select FUNCTION. BSSM appears on the display. # To return to the channel display, press BAND.
  • Page 66: Selecting Stations From The Preset Channel List

    Section TV tuner # If you do not operate the list within about 30 seconds, the preset channel list mode is can- celed automatically. Note Storing broadcast stations with BSSM may re- place broadcast stations you have saved using P01–P12. Selecting stations from the preset channel list The preset channel list lets you see the list of...
  • Page 67: Dvd Player

    DVD Player Playing a disc 1 1 1 1 You can use this unit to control a DVD player or multi-DVD player, which is sold separately. For details concerning operation, refer to the DVD player’s or multi-DVD player’s operation manual. This section provides information on DVD operations with this unit which differs from that described in the DVD player’s or multi-DVD player’s operation manual.
  • Page 68: Introduction Of Advanced Dvd Player Operation

    Section DVD Player Introduction of advanced DVD player operation 1 1 1 1 Function display Shows the function status. Press MULTI-CONTROL to display the main menu. FUNCTION, AUDIO and ENTERTAINMENT appear on the display. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select FUNCTION. Turn to change the menu option; press to se- lect.
  • Page 69: Pausing Disc Playback

    DVD Player ! During video CD or CD playback, if you per- form track search or fast forward/reverse dur- ing Track repeat, the repeat play range changes to Disc repeat. ! During MP3/WMA playback, if you select an- other folder during repeat play, the repeat play range changes to Disc repeat.
  • Page 70: Entering Disc Titles

    Section DVD Player Entering disc titles Disc title input lets you input CD titles up to 10 letters long into the DVD player. For details concerning operation, refer to Entering disc ti- tles on page 57. ! You can operate this function only when a DVD player is connected to this unit.
  • Page 71: Audio Adjustments

    Audio Adjustments Adjusting the audio easily The following functions let you easily adjust your audio system to match the car interior acoustic characteristics, which vary depend- ing on the type of car. ! Recalling equalizer curves ! Using the position selector (Position) ! Adjusting equalizer curves Adjusting the audio finely By carrying out the following settings/adjust-...
  • Page 72: Using The Position Selector

    Section Audio Adjustments Fader (balance adjustment)—Position (posi- tion selector)—TA Mode (time alignment set- ting)—Time Alignment (time alignment adjusting)—Loudness (loudness)—Powerful (graphic equalizer adjustment)—FREQ. (16- band graphic equalizer adjustment)— Subwoofer1 (subwoofer on/off)— Subwoofer2 (subwoofer cut-off frequency)— Subwoofer3 (subwoofer slope)—Front HPF (front high pass filter slope)— Front HPF FREQ.
  • Page 73: Using The Time Alignment

    Audio Adjustments Front 25 to Rear 25 is displayed as the front/ rear speaker balance moves from front to rear. # Front/Rear 0 is the proper setting when only two speakers are used. Push MULTI-CONTROL left or right to adjust left/right speaker balance. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed left or right, the left/right speaker balance moves to- wards the left or right.
  • Page 74: Using Subwoofer Output

    Section Audio Adjustments Front speaker left—Front speaker right—Rear speaker right—Rear speaker left—Subwoofer left—Subwoofer right # You cannot select subwoofer left and subwoo- fer right when the subwoofer output is off. Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to adjust the distance between the selected speaker and the listening position.
  • Page 75: Using The High Pass Filter

    Audio Adjustments Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Subwoofer3. Subwoofer3 appears in the display. # When the subwoofer output is on, you can se- lect Subwoofer3. Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to select the phase of subwoofer output. Push MULTI-CONTROL up to select normal phase and appears in the display.
  • Page 76: Setting The High Pass Filter For Rear Speakers

    Section Audio Adjustments 50—63—80—100—125—160—200 (Hz) Only frequencies higher than those in the se- lected range are output from the front speak- ers. Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to adjust the output level of the front speak- ers. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed up or down, the level of the front speakers increases or decreases.
  • Page 77: Adjusting Equalizer Curves

    Audio Adjustments Display Equalizer curve Powerful Powerful Natural Natural Vocal Vocal Flat Flat Custom1 Custom 1 Custom2 Custom 2 Super Bass Super bass ! Custom1 and Custom2 are adjusted equal- izer curves that you create. Adjustments can be made with a 16-band graphic equal- izer.
  • Page 78: Using Bbe Sound

    Section Audio Adjustments Use MULTI-CONTROL to select 16-band graphic equalizer adjustment. FREQ. appears in the display. Push MULTI-CONTROL left or right to select the equalizer band to adjust. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed left or right, equalizer bands are selected in the fol- lowing order: 20—31.5—50—80—125—200—315—500—...
  • Page 79: Adjusting Loudness

    Audio Adjustments Push MULTI-CONTROL left or right to select the desired setting. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed left or right, settings are selected in the following order: COMP 1—COMP 2—BMX 1—BMX 2 Adjusting loudness Loudness compensates for deficiencies in the low- and high-sound ranges at low volume.
  • Page 80: Auto Ta And Eq (Auto-Time Alignment And Auto-Equalizing)

    Section Audio Adjustments Auto TA and EQ (auto-time alignment and auto- equalizing) The auto-time alignment is automatically ad- justed for the distance between each speaker and the listening position. The auto-equalizer automatically measures the car interior acoustic characteristics, and then creates the auto-equalizer curve based on that information.
  • Page 81: Carrying Out Auto Ta And Eq

    Audio Adjustments — When delays occur for low sounds due to the influence of the LPF on active subwoofers or external amps. ! Auto TA and EQ changes the audio settings as below: — The fader/balance settings return to the center position.
  • Page 82 Section Audio Adjustments Press MULTI-CONTROL to start the auto TA and EQ. Get out of the car and close the door within 10 seconds when the 10-second count-down starts. The measurement tone (noise) is outputted from the speakers, and auto TA and EQ be- gins.
  • Page 83: Initial Settings

    Initial Settings Adjusting initial settings 1 1 1 Using the initial settings, you can customize various system settings to achieve optimal per- formance from this unit. 1 Function display Shows the function status. Press SOURCE and hold until the unit turns off.
  • Page 84: Setting The Clock

    Section Initial Settings Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to set the date. Pushing MULTI-CONTROL up will increase the selected day, month or year. Pushing MULTI-CONTROL down will decrease the se- lected day, month or year. Setting the clock Use these instructions to set the clock. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Clock.
  • Page 85: Switching The Warning Tone

    Initial Settings Press MULTI-CONTROL to select the AM tuning step. Pressing MULTI-CONTROL repeatedly will switch the AM tuning step between 9 kHz and 10 kHz. The selected AM tuning step will ap- pear in the display. Switching the warning tone If the front panel is not detached from the head unit within four seconds of turning off the ignition, a warning tone will sound.
  • Page 86: Correcting Distorted Sound

    Section Initial Settings Push MULTI-CONTROL left or right to adjust the brightness level. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed left or right, brightness level increases or decreases. 0 to 31 is displayed as the level is increased or decreased. # When dimmer is functioning, the brightness level can be adjusted 0 to 21.
  • Page 87: Switching The Reverse Mode

    Initial Settings Switching the reverse mode If you do not perform an operation within about 30 seconds, screen indications start to reverse, and then continue reversing every 10 seconds. Use MULTI-CONTROL to select Reverse mode. Reverse mode appears in the display. Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn the re- verse mode on.
  • Page 88: Entering Pin Code For Bluetooth Wireless Connection

    Section Initial Settings Press MULTI-CONTROL to turn the BT Audio source on. ON appears in the display. # To turn the BT Audio source off, press MULTI-CONTROL again. Entering PIN code for Bluetooth wireless connection To connect your cellular phone to this unit via Bluetooth wireless technology, you need to enter PIN code on your phone to verify the connection.
  • Page 89: Other Functions

    Other Functions Turning the clock display on or off You can turn the clock display on or off. % Press CLOCK to turn the clock display on or off. Each press of CLOCK turns the clock display on or off. Note Even when the sources are off, the clock display appears on the display.
  • Page 90: Using Different Entertainment Displays

    Section Other Functions Push MULTI-CONTROL up or down to select a letter of the alphabet. Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed up, al- phabet, numbers or symbols are displayed in ascending order (A B C ...). Each time MULTI-CONTROL is pushed down, letters are displayed in descending order.
  • Page 91: Setting The Background Display

    Other Functions Use MULTI-CONTROL to select ENTERTAINMENT. Turn to change the menu option; press to se- lect. Turn MULTI-CONTROL to select a de- sired entertainment display. Turn MULTI-CONTROL clockwise or counter- clockwise to switch between the displays in the following order: Standard (standard)—Visualizer1 (visualizer 1)—Visualizer2 (visualizer 2)—Visualizer3 (vi- sualizer 3)—Visualizer4 (visualizer 4)—...
  • Page 92: Rewriting The Entertainment Displays And The Icons For Telephone Functions

    Please create or download the data using your Com- puter, and record it on CD-R. For details, please visit the following site: http://www.pioneer.co.jp/car/pclink4/index- e.html Important Once the rewriting process has started, do not re- move the front panel or turn the ignition off, until it is completed.
  • Page 93: Additional Information

    Additional Information Understanding built-in CD player error messages When you contact your dealer or your nearest Pioneer Service Center, be sure to record the error message. Message Cause Action ERROR-11, 12, Dirty disc Clean disc. 17, 30 ERROR-11, 12, Scratched disc Replace disc.
  • Page 94: Understanding Error Message On Rewriting The Entertainment Displays

    Appendix Additional Information Understanding error message on rewriting the entertainment displays When you contact your dealer or your nearest Pioneer Service Center, be sure to record the error message. Message Cause CD ERROR CD player error CD ERROR A0 Electrical error...
  • Page 95: Dual Discs

    Additional Information ! Playback of discs recorded on a personal computer may not be possible, depending on the application settings and the environ- ment. Please record with the correct for- mat. (For details, contact the manufacturer of the application.) ! Playback of CD-R/CD-RW discs may be- come impossible in case of direct exposure to sunlight, high temperatures, or the sto- rage conditions in the vehicle.
  • Page 96: Mp3 Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information ! When playing discs with MP3/WMA/AAC/ WAV files and audio data (CD-DA) such as CD-EXTRA and MIXED-MODE CDs, both types can be played only by switching mode between MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV and CD-DA. ! The folder selection sequence for playback and other operations becomes the writing sequence used by the writing software.
  • Page 97: Wav Additional Information

    Additional Information ! This unit plays back AAC files in the sam- pling frequencies 11.025, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1 and 48 kHz. ! The sound quality of AAC files generally be- comes better with an increased transmis- sion rate. This unit can play recordings with transmission rates from 16 kbps to 320 kbps, but in order to be able to enjoy sound of a certain quality, we recommend...
  • Page 98 Appendix Additional Information ! MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV files in up to 8 tiers of folders can be played back. However, there is a delay in the start of playback on discs with numerous tiers. For this reason we recom- mend creating discs with no more than 2 tiers.
  • Page 99: Terms

    Additional Information Terms A2DP A2DP is short for Advanced Audio Distribution Profile. This profile allows the high quality audio data of either stereo or monaural to be transmitted via Bluetooth wireless technology. AAC is short for Advanced Audio Coding and refers to an audio compression technology standard used with MPEG 2 and MPEG 4.
  • Page 100 Appendix Additional Information Linear PCM (LPCM)/Pulse code modulation This stands for linear pulse code modulation, which is the signal recording system used for music CDs and DVDs. Playlists created using the “WINAMP” soft- ware have a playlist file extension (.m3u). MP3 is short for MPEG Audio Layer 3.
  • Page 101: Specifications

    Additional Information Specifications General Rated power source ... 14.4 V DC (allowable voltage range: 12.0 V to 14.4 V DC) Grounding system ... Negative type Max. current consumption ... 10.0 A Dimensions (W × H × D): Chassis ... 178 × 50 × 161 mm Nose ...
  • Page 102 Appendix Additional Information Profile ... GAP (Generic Access Pro- file) SDP (Service Discovery Pro- tocol) HSP (Head Set Profile) HFP (Hands Free Profile) A2DP (Advanced Audio Dis- tribution Profile) AVRCP (Audio Video Re- mote Control Profile) OPP (Object Push Profile) Infrared remote control Wavelength ...
  • Page 103 Black plate (103,1) <CRB2179-A/N>103...
  • Page 104 TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC. 300 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R OP2, Canada TEL: 1-877-283-5901 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 先鋒股份有限公司...