3 Get started
Use the controls only as stated in this user
Always follow the instructions in this chapter in
If you contact Philips, you will be asked for the
model and serial number of your apparatus. The
model number and serial number are on the
bottom of your apparatus. Write the numbers
Model No. __________________________
Serial No. ___________________________
Install the car audio
These instructions are for a typical installation.
However, if your car has different requirements,
make the corresponding adjustment. If you have
any questions regarding installation kits, consult
your Philips car audio dealer.
This unit is designed for negative ground
(earth) 12 V DC operation only.
Always install this unit in the car dashboard.
Other locations can be dangerous as the rear
of the unit heats up during use.
To avoid short-circuit: before you connect,
ensure that the ignition is off.
Ensure that you connect the yellow and red
power supply leads after all other leads are
Ensure that all loose leads are insulated with
Ensure that the leads do not get caught under
screws orin parts that will move (e.g. seat rail).
Ensure that all ground (earth) leads are run to
a common ground (earth) point.
Use only the supplied mounting hardware for a
safe and secure installation.
Improper fuses can cause damage or ﬁ re.
When you need to change the fuse, consult a
Note on the power supply lead (yellow)
When you connect other devices to this
apparatus, ensure that the rating of the
car circuit is higher than the total fuse
value of all the connected devices.
Notes on speaker connection
Never connect speaker wires to the
metal body or chassis of the car.
Never connect speaker wires with stripes
to one another.
Overview of parts
These are the supplied parts needed to
connect and install this unit.
a In-car audio system and sleeve
b Standard connector
c Screws (4 pieces)
d Disassembly tools
e Rubber cushion
f Front panel
g Trim plate