(Retractable Front Panel)
When your car's ignition switch is turned off, the front
panel will be retracted automatically as if there were no
car audio in the console.
When the ignition switch is set to ACC or ON position,
the front panel will appear automatically.
AUDIO AND CLOCK
Turning the unit on/off
• You can turn the unit on by pressing any button on the
front panel except z. The unit also turns on when you
press z and insert a CD.
• Press and hold PWR/MUTE until the unit turns off.
Most operations described in this manual require the
unit to be turned on before starting the operation,
unless explicitly stated otherwise.
Changing the source mode
Press FUNCTION .
modes in the following order:
* "CD" does not appear in the display when there is no
CD in the unit.
**CD Changer Play mode (available when an optional
CD Changer is connected)
Adjusting the volume
Press + or –.
VOL (volume) indication appears.
cycles through source
Muting the sound
Press PWR/MUTE briefly.
MUTE indicator flashes.
To restore volume, briefly press PWR/MUTE again.
You can select the following modes for adjusting sound
depending on the music you listen to: BASS (low
frequencies), TRE (high frequencies), BAL (left/right),
FAD (front/rear), H-BASS (high bass)*, and DSSA
(Drivers Sound Stage Adjustment)**
* You can reinforce the bass sound.
** You can adjust sound stage and tone balance to best
serve a particular seat in the car.
Press SEL repeatedly to select the mode to be
Pressing SEL cycles through the modes. The
selected mode's indicator appears.
Press + or – to increase or decrease the level for the
selected mode (except for H-BASS and DSSA).
In H-BASS mode, press + or – to select 1 (low),
2 (medium), 3 (high), or OFF.
In DSSA mode, press + or – to select L (for the front
left seat), R (for the front right seat), or OFF.
• Adjust the level or select an item within 5 seconds, or
the selected mode will return to previous state.
• When DSSA is activated, you cannot adjust BAL, FAD,
BASS, and TRE.
Aligning the source levels
(Source Level Adjuster)
Volume may vary each time you change the source
mode. In this case, you can align each source mode's
volume to almost the same level.
repeatedly to select the desired
Press DISP while pressing SEL.
"LEVEL 0" appears in the display.
Press + or – to adjust the level.
Adjust the level within 5 seconds, or this function will be
Restoring the factory settings
Turn off the unit.
Press and hold DISP until "LEVEL --" appears in the
You can restore the factory settings only for VOL,
BASS, TRE, BAL, FAD, H-BASS, and DSSA as well as
aligned source volume levels.