Contents Operation for Each Source Unit ..27 Be sure to read this. To Listen to Music ..........27 Discs Compatible with this Product ....12 • When using the DVD player Disc Operation ............13 Virtual Theater Quick Tour ....29 Dear Customer ............
DVD Player CD Player ..........69 (Control with AV Receiver) ..49 Basics ..............69 Operation at the Function Menu Screen ....70 Basics ..............49 • Accessing the CD Function Menu Operation at the Function Menu Screen • Exit from the CD Player Function Menu (DVD, Video CD) ..........
Contents Operating DVD Player with Fine Adjusting Audio (Expert) ..101 Information Displays ....83 Before Getting Started ........101 Adjusting for the Speakers In Use ...... 101 Calling up Information Displays ......83 • Accessing the Speaker Setting Menu Operating with the Information •...
Setting the Display ......129 Installation .......... 151 Operating the Setting Menu ......129 Connecting the Units .......... 151 • Entering the Display Setting Menu • Routing the Optical Cable • Switching the Video Select Setting • Connecting the Power Cord of AV Receiver •...
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About This Product This product is a combination of an AV Receiver and a DVD Player featuring a 7-inch wide display. Almost all operations can be performed with the AV Receiver, using the remote con- trol with the operation mode switch set to “AUDIO”. To operate the DVD Player, set the operation mode switch to “DVD”.
Video System of a Connected Component This product is NTSC system compatible. When connecting an external component to this product, be sure the component is compatible with the same video systems. If it is not, images will not be correctly reproduced. Output Setting of the DVD Player When using a DVD Player for the first time, make the “Digital Output Setting (DIGITAL OUTPUT)”...
To Ensure Safe Driving WARNING • To avoid the risk of accident and the potential violation of applicable laws, this product is not for use with a video screen that is visible to the driver. • In some countries or states the viewing of images on a display inside a vehicle even by persons other than the driver may be illegal.
Condition Memory This function memorizes audio language, subtitle language, angle number, audio output (L, R) and aspect ratio made during disc playback for up to 30 discs. Without any special operations, the final setting details during playback of a disc are memorized. The next time a disc is played, the previous settings are automatically applied.
• If the battery is disconnected, the preset memory will be erased and must be repro- grammed. After-sales Service for Pioneer Products Please contact the dealer or distributor from where you purchased the product for its after-sales service (including warranty conditions) or any other information. In case the...
Discs Compatible with this Product Features of This Player Compatible with DVD, Video CD and CD Formats DVD, Video CD and CD discs that display the logos shown below can be played back on this player. For more information on discs compatible with this player, refer to the table below.
Precaution: • Playback of DVD-Audio and CD-ROM discs is not possible. This player can only playback discs bearing the marks shown on page 12. • DVDs that have incompatible region numbers (see page 150) cannot be played on this player. The region number of the player can be found on the top of this product. The illustration below shows the regions and corresponding region numbers.
Disc Organization On DVD-Video discs, the contents are divided into titles which are in turn divided into chapters. With video material, a single work (movie etc.) usually corresponds to a single title, with different scenes corresponding to separate chapters. With karaoke discs, one song corresponds to one title.
Main Features of DVD Player You can play back DVDs, Video CDs (PBC compatibility) and CDs. Repeat Play You can enjoy different kinds of repeat play. Still Image & You can view still images or playback of one frame at a Frame-By-Frame Playback time.
Care of Discs Precaution • This product is designed for use with conventional, fully circular discs only. Use of shaped discs are not recommended for this prod- uct. • Check all discs before playing and discard cracked, scratched or warped discs. •...
Detaching and Replacing the Front Panel Theft Protection The front panel of the DVD player is detachable to discourage theft. When the front panel is detached, the display closes automatically and cannot be opened. So, you will not be able to operate this product. Detaching the Front Panel •...
Key Finder DVD Player The following diagram shows the display when it is deployed. e r t q Disc loading slot i V.SOURCE button w POWER button o RGB button e Eject button !0 RESET button r PLAY/PAUSE (6) button !1 OPEN/CLOSE (0) button t STOP (7) button !2 ANGLE buttons...
Setting the Remote Control for AV Receiver Operation To operate this system’s AV Receiver, set the remote control’s operation mode switch to “AUDIO”. q Joystick i VOLUME w Remote control operation mode switch Move upward or downward to adjust e TA button the volume.
Setting the Remote Control for DVD Player Operation To operate this system’s DVD Player, set the remote control’s operation mode switch to “DVD”. q NEXT/PREV button !1 TOP MENU button w Joystick !2 STEP (E) button e Remote control operation mode switch !3 STEP (e) button r MENU button !4 Number buttons...
Using the Remote Control This product is equipped with a remote control for convenient operation. • Point the control in the direction of the signal reception on the color display to operate. • When the control is not in use, attach it firmly to the provided mounting base. Precaution: •...
Operation of the Display Deploying the Display • Turn your vehicle’s engine ON. The display will be automatically deployed by the automatic close/open mode. If the display is not automatically deployed, press the OPEN/CLOSE button. Note: • The automatic close/open mode will operate the display as follows. * When the ignition switch is turned OFF while the display is deployed, the display will be closed after approximately 6 seconds.
Screen Angle Adjustment The angle of this product’s screen continues changing as long as you keep pressing the ANGLE button. • Adjust the screen to an easily viewable angle. Precaution: • If you can hear the display knocking against your vehicle’s console or dashboard, press the ANGLE button on the (–) side to move the screen a little forward.
Closing the Display • Turn the vehicle’s engine OFF. The display will be automatically closed by the automatic close/open mode. If the dis- play does not close automatically, press the OPEN/CLOSE button. Note: • When closing the display, check to make sure that it has closed completely. If the display has stopped halfway, leaving it like this could result in damage to it.
Changing the Wide Mode You can select a desired mode for enlarging a 4:3 picture to a 16:9 one. • Select the desired mode in the following order: Full (FULL) = Just (JUST) = Cinema (CINEMA) = Zoom (ZOOM) = Normal (NORMAL) Full (FULL) A 4:3 picture is enlarged in the horizontal direction only, enabling you to enjoy a 4:3...
Switching the Video Source 7 Switching to RGB You can watch videos from the AV-Receiver. Usually set the video source to RGB. • Switch to RGB. Repeat the preceding operation to switch to the previous video source. Note: • If you select the “AVM” video select setting in the display setting menu, video is locked to RGB.
Player = External 1 = External 2 = AUX = Speaker Input Note: • 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 product. Two External Units can be controlled by this product, although “External”...
• Select “Source Screen” to hear/view playback of normal audio/video sources. • You can select the Pioneer Navigation Unit only when that unit is switched on. • You can select the TV Tuner Unit only when connecting it to this product. (The video source selected with the TV Tuner is displayed.)
Virtual Theater Quick Tour Move the joystick up to move in virtual space to the Spectrum Analyzer Room. The spectrum ana- lyzer features a graph indicating the frequency of the sound currently in play. When the power is turned on, the Center Room screen is displayed automatically.
Menu Structure The setting and adjusting operation of AV Receiver is done from the Main Menu. Press the MENU button, and four main menu icons appear on the screen: “Function”, “Audio”, “Picture” and “Set Up”. The selected function is highlighted in green. Move to each menu screen from this opening screen.
Information Screen By pressing the DISPLAY button on this remote control unit you can show the title list, make changes to the Source Plate Information Screen, etc. Switching the Information Screen In the following, the Multi-CD Player is used as an example of source. 7 Multi-CD Player Pressing the DISPLAY button switches the Information display on the Source Plate as fol- lows.
7 Tuner 7 CD Player Source Plate Display Source Plate Display « « Flip-Down Plate Display Flip-Down Plate Display « (Preset Frequency List) « No Plate Flip-Down Plate Display (Radio Text Display) « 7 MD Player No Plate Source Plate Display «...
• Select the “NAVI” by pressing the V.SEL but- ton. Note: • You can select the Pioneer Navigation Unit only when that unit is switched on. • If, while “NAVI” is selected as source, you switch off your navigation unit, you can confirm it on the display.
Selecting the Video Source You can enjoy video and audio entertainment from external components connected to video input. Switch the power to your video unit ON before performing operations. (Refer to the video unit manual.) • Select “Video” by pressing the SOURCE but- ton.
Selecting the Picture to Rear Display You can also enjoy video and audio entertainment from external components connected to video input on a rear display (sold separately). This is only possible if a rear display is connected to the AV Receiver. Switch the power to your video unit ON before performing operations.
Adjusting the Picture You can independently adjust Video, DVD and TV Tuner unit picture quality. You can also make adjustments to the picture quality when viewing with the car courtesy light ON or OFF, and store both settings in memory. 1.
Built-In Tuner Basics Preset Number Frequency Selecting the Tuner Select the “Tuner” as source by pressing Band the SOURCE button as many times as necessary. Preset Tuning You can memorize broadcast stations in buttons 1 through 6 for easy, one-touch station recall. Preset station recall Less than 2 seconds Broadcast station preset memory More than 2 seconds...
Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the Tuner Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The Tuner Function Menu appears, offering you the following options: 7 FM Tuner Function Menu Local Seek Tuning TA Function...
Operating Each Function Best Stations Memory (BSM) The BSM function stores stations in memory automatically. Select the band before performing operations. (See “Band” on page 37.) 1. Check to see “BSM” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “BSM”...
TA Function You can switch TA (Traffic Announcements) on/off. (See page 45.) 1. Select “TA” by moving the joystick. “TA” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles TA On/Off. Seek Select You can select seek mode between PTY search and Frequency search. (See page 43.) 1.
Display the Flip-Down Plate • Press the DISPLAY button. Each press of the DISPLAY button changes the Source Plate and Flip-Down Plate in the following order: Source Plate = Preset Frequency List = Radio Text Display = No Plate Examples Source Plate Radio Text Display (FM band) Preset Frequency List...
Using the RDS Functions This product features a tuner with RDS functions. RDS (Radio broadcast Data System) is a system that transmits broadcast station information together with FM programs. You get display of Program Service Name and PTY (Program Type ID code), tuning to sta- tions broadcasting a desired PTY, automatic tuning to traffic information, and emergency broadcasts and radio text display.
Searching the PTY 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The Tuner Function Menu appears. 3. Select “Seek Select Mode” by moving the joy- stick. “Seek Select Mode” is highlighted in green. 4.
PTY Alarm The PTY Alarm function automatically lets you hear broadcasts of emergency announcements concerning natural disasters and other emergencies, regardless of the source you are listening • If the tuner receives a radio alarm code, “ALARM” is indicated in the dis- play, and the tuner switches to reception of an emergency announcement.
TA Function The TA (Traffic Announcement standby) function lets you receive traffic announcements automatically, no matter what source you are listening to. The TA function can be activated for a TP station (a station that broadcasts traffic information). Activating/Deactivating the TA Function 1.
Note: • The system switches back to the original source following traffic announcement reception. • The TA function can be activated from sources other than tuner if the tuner was last set to the FM band but not if it was last set to the AM band. •...
Radio Text This tuner can display Radio Text data transmitted by RDS stations, such as station informa- tion, the name of the currently broadcast song and the name of the artist. Note: • When an RDS station is received, the “RDS” indicator lights. •...
Storing Radio Text in memory 1. Perform “Radio Text display” steps 1–3, and then select the Radio Text you want to store in memory. 2. Press one of buttons 1 – 6 for 2 seconds to store the desired Radio Text. (e.g. Press button 4 for 2 seconds.) The Radio Text is stored in memory under the selected button.
DVD Player (Control with AV Receiver) Basics Play Time Selecting the DVD player Select the “DVD” as source by pressing Title Number Chapter (Track) the SOURCE button as many times as Number necessary. The player starts playing automatically. Chapter (Track) Search and Fast Forward/Reverse You can select between Chapter (Track) Search or Fast Forward/Reverse by pressing the 2/3 button for a different length of time.
Operation at the Function Menu Screen (DVD, Video CD) With DVD player, the Function Menu differs for playing DVDs, Video CDs and CDs. When playing CDs, refer to “Operation at the Function Menu Screen (CD)”. (See page 53.) Accessing the DVD Function Menu (DVD, Video CD) Begin play of a disc before selecting options from the DVD Function Menu.
Operating Each Function Repeat Play You can select the desired repeat mode play range from the chapter (track), title or disc cur- rently in play. 1. Check to see “RPT” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “RPT”...
PGM button You can create a shortcut for Pause or Repeat Play Mode. If you want to control the function of one of these, without needing to go to the Function Menu each time, do the following: 1. Select “PGM” by moving the joystick. “PGM”...
Operation at the Function Menu Screen (CD) With DVD player, the Function Menu differs for playing DVDs, Video CDs and CDs. When playing DVDs and Video CDs, refer to “Operation at the Function Menu Screen (DVD, Video CD)”. (See page 50.) Accessing the DVD Function Menu (CD) Begin play of a disc before selecting options from the DVD Function Menu.
Operating Each Function Repeat Play Repeat Play plays the same disc and track repeatedly. 1. Check to see “RPT” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “RPT” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click changes the Repeat mode in the following order: Disc RPT = Track RPT...
Scan Play Scan Play plays the first 10 seconds or so of each track on a CD in succession. 1. Select “Scan” by moving the joystick. “Scan” is highlighted in green. 2. Switch the Scan Play On by clicking the joy- stick.
PGM button You can create a shortcut for Pause, RPT or Random Mode. If you want to control the function of one of these, without needing to go to the Function Menu each time, do the following: 1. Select “PGM” by moving the joystick. “PGM”...
Multi-CD Player Basics Track Number Selecting the Multi-CD Player Select the “Multi-CD” as source by pressing the SOURCE button as many Disc Number Play Time times as necessary. The player starts playing automatically. Disc Number Search (for 6-Disc, 12-Disc types) You can select discs directly with the 1 to 6 but- tons.
Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the Multi-CD Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The Multi-CD Function Menu appears offering you the following options: 7 Multi-CD Function Menu Scan Play Random Play...
Operating Each Function Repeat Play There are three repeat play ranges: One-track Repeat, Disc Repeat and Multi-CD player Repeat. Default repeat play range is Multi-CD player Repeat. 1. Check to see “RPT” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “RPT”...
Scan Play In the Disc Repeat, the beginning of each track on the selected disc is scanned for about 10 seconds. In the Multi-CD player Repeat, the beginning of the first track on each disc is scanned for about 10 seconds. 1.
Pause Pause pauses the currently playing track. 1. Select “Pause” by moving the joystick. “Pause” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles Pause On/Off. Compression and DBE Using the COMP (Compression) and DBE (Dynamic Bass Emphasis) functions enables Multi-CD player sound quality adjustment.
PGM button You can create a shortcut for Pause, RPT, Random or ITS mode. If you want to control the function of one of these, without needing to go to the Function Menu each time, do the following: 1. Select “PGM” by moving the joystick. “PGM”...
Disc Title Input You can input Titles up to 10 letters long for up to 100 discs. Using this function lets you eas- ily search for and select a desired disc for play. (You can store ITS program and Disc Title data for up to 100 discs in memory.) Note: •...
7. Move the box left and right by moving the joy- stick left/right. 8. When you have completed title input, move to the 10th letter position, then memorize by moving the joystick right. Entered Title Note: • Titles remain in memory, even after the disc has been removed from the magazine, and are recalled when the disc is reinserted.
Selecting Discs by Disc Title List Follow the procedures below to play a disc for which you have input the title in a Multi-CD player or a CD TEXT disc on a CD TEXT compatible Multi-CD player. 1. Press the DISPLAY button for the Flip-Down Plate to appear.
Erase a Track Program 1. Press the DISPLAY button for the Flip-Down Plate to appear. 2. Select the track you wish to erase, during ITS Play. 3. Select “ITS Clear” by moving the joystick. “ITS Clear” is highlighted in green. 4.
TV Tuner The following explains how to use this product to control TV tuners. For details of TV tuner-specific operations/features, see your TV tuner’s manual. Basics Channel Selecting the TV Tuner Select the “TV Tuner” as source by Band pressing the SOURCE button as many times as necessary.
Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the TV Tuner Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The TV Tuner Function Menu appears, offering you the following options: 3.
CD Player The following explains how to use this product to control CD players. For details of CD player-specific operations/features, see your CD player’s manual. Basics Selecting the CD Player Select the “Compact Disc” as source by Track Play Time pressing the SOURCE button as many Number times as necessary.
Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the CD Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down,with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The CD Function Menu appears, offering you the following options: 3.
MD Player The following explains how to use this product to control MD players. For details of MD player-specific operations/features, see your MD player’s manual. Basics Selecting the MD Player Select the “Mini Disc” as source by Play Time Track pressing the SOURCE button as many Number times as necessary.
Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the MD Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The MD Function Menu appears, offering you the following options: 3.
Basic Operations of DVD Player Selecting the DVD 1. Press the SOURCE button. Press repeatedly until DVD is selected, and the disc starts playing. (See page 49.) Note: • If you were previously playing a DVD, playback of that disc resumes from where you left off. •...
Disc (DVD/Video CD/CD) Playback Move the control stick upward (PLAY/PAUSE (6)). The playback mark ( ) is displayed for 4 seconds and the ideo disc starts playing. Note: • Moving the control stick upward (PLAY/PAUSE (6)) when a disc is playing, pauses playback.
With Video CDs Press the number buttons to select a desired menu option. Playback starts from the selected menu option. Operation with the joystick is not possible. 7 To Display the Menu You can display the menu by pressing the RETURN button while PBC playback. For details, refer to the instructions provided with the disc.
Specifying Title/Chapter/Track (Direct Search) Specifying Title ideo Press the number button corresponding to a desired title number when the disc is stopped. Title number is displayed for 8 seconds and playback starts from the selected title. To select 3, press button 3. To select 10, press buttons 10 and 0 in order.
Disc Fast Forward/Reverse Fast Forward 1. During play, continue moving the control stick to the right (FORWARD (¡)). The fast forward mark ( ) is displayed while pressing the button and disc fast forward is performed. 2. Release the control stick at the point you want to watch/listen.
Stopping Playback Press the STOP (7) button. ideo Note: • When you stop DVD or Video CD playback (during PBC playback only) by pressing the STOP (7) button, that location on the disc is memorized enabling playback from that point when you play the disc again.
Playback Variations of DVD Player Still, Frame-by-Frame and Slow Motion Playback Still Playback This lets you pause playback and view a still picture. AUDIO Move the control stick upward (PLAY/PAUSE (6)) during playback. S.TITLE DISP BAND The still mark ( ) is displayed for 4 seconds and playback is BSSM/ ANGLE...
Changing Audio Language during Playback (Multi-Audio) DVDs can provide audio playback with different languages and different systems (Dolby Digital, DTS etc.). With DVDs featuring multi-audio recordings, you can switch between lan- guages/audio systems during playback. ideo 1. Press the AUDIO button during playback. The audio selection mark ( ) is displayed for 8 seconds.
Changing the Subtitle Language during Playback (Multi-Subtitle) With DVDs featuring multi-subtitle recordings, you can switch between subtitle languages during playback. 1. Press the SUBTITLE button during playback. The subtitle selection mark ( ) is displayed for 8 sec- onds. 2. Press the SUBTITLE button while the subtitle selec- tion mark is displayed.
Changing the Viewing Angle during Playback (Multi-Angle) With DVDs featuring multi-angle (scenes shot from multiple angles) recordings, you can switch among viewing angles during playback. 7 About Scenes that Let You Change the Viewing Angle During playback of a scene shot from multiple angles on this product, the angle mark ( ) is displayed in the bottom right of the screen.
Operating DVD Player with Information Displays Calling up Information Displays Information displays let you easily perform a wide range of disc operations. These include starting playback from a specified title, chapter or time, setting the range of Repeat play and switching between different audio and subtitle settings.
Operating with the Information Display 1 of a DVD This display lets you use the Search function to specify a title or chapter to search for a desired scene, use the Time Search function to specify a time to search for a desired scene, select the desired audio and subtitle language, and select the angle.
Selecting Audio, Subtitle and Angle You can perform Audio (language, stereo, audio type as Dolby Digital etc.), Subtitle language and Angle selection. 1. Move the joystick left/right to select a desired option. The selected option is indicated in blue. 2. Move the joystick up/down to switch to the Audio Subtitles Angle desired setting.
Operating with the Information Display 2 of a DVD In addition to the Search and Time Search functions of the information display 1, this display lets you select the range for Repeat play, and switch audio output. Selecting Repeat Range You can choose between Repeat play of a disc, title or chapter.
Operating with the Information Display of a Video CD This display lets you use the Search function to specify a track to search for desired scenes, use the Time Search function to specify a time to search for a desired scene, switch audio output, and select the range for Repeat play.
3. While the input number is displayed, click the joystick. This starts playback from the selected scene. Note: • Time Search is not possible while the disc is stopped. ideo 7 Direct Search Even without using an information display you can start playback of a desired track.
Operating with the Information Display of a CD This display lets you use the Search function to specify a track to search for desired track, select the range for Repeat play, and switch Random play and Scan play ON/OFF. Searching for a Desired Track You can use the Search function to specify a track to search for a desired track.
Setting Random Play Tracks of the CD you are currently listening to are played in a random order. 1. Move the joystick left/right to select the Random option. The Random option is indicated in blue. 2. Move the joystick up/down to switch to the Random play desired setting.
Adjusting Audio (Basic) Accessing the Audio Menu Before operating with the Audio Menu, set the remote control’s operation mode switch to “AUDIO”. (Refer to “Setting the Remote Control for AV Receiver Operation” on page 19.) 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down,with “Function”...
Proper Setting for the In-car Acoustic Characteristics The built-in cabin equalizer allows you to easily adjust your audio system to meet the in- car acoustic characteristics which vary depending on the type of car and its measurement. To get the best possible sound spaciousness, be sure to make settings for the speakers. As well, making settings for “Position”...
Position Selector One way to assure a more natural sound is to clearly position the stereo sound image (putting you in the center of the sound field). About the Position Selector • The Position Selector function is a feature that automatically adjusts the speakers’ output levels and inserts a delay time into the speakers’...
5. Cancel the FAD/BAL Setting Menu by clicking the joystick. Note: • “F 00” is the proper setting when 2 speakers are in use. Adjustments for Speaker You need to make “with/without” (or yes/no) and “size” (bass reproducing capacity) selec- tion/adjustments depending on the installed speakers.
3. Select the speaker you want to make adjust- ments to by moving the joystick. The currently selected speaker is highlighted in green. 4. Click the joystick. are displayed and you can set the size and the level for the selected speaker. 5.
Equalizer Curve You can switch between Equalizer curves. 1. Select “Equalizer” by moving the joystick. “Equalizer” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The Graphic Equalizer Menu appears, with “Band” highlighted in green. 3. Select either “EQ+” or “EQ–” by moving the joystick up/down.
Source Level Adjustment (SLA) The SLA (Source Level Adjustment) function prevents radical leaps in volume level when switching between sources. Settings are based on the FM volume level, which remains unchanged. Before performing the following steps, select the source whose volume level you will adjust.
Sound Field Control (SFC) The SFC function creates the sensation of a live performance. About the SFC function • The acoustics of different performance environments are not the same and depend on the extent and contour of space through which sound waves move and on how sounds bounce off the stage, walls, floors and ceilings.
4. Click the joystick. Each click toggles the selected SFC mode On/Off. Switch the SFC mode On to expe- rience a sense of presence and spaciousness. Remarks on Dolby PRO LOGIC ON/OFF • If the source is a 2-channel LPCM audio or a 2-channel Dolby Digital audio and you select SFC effects that are most applicable for 5.1-channel audio (i.e., Musical, Drama, Action or 5D), we recommend switching Dolby Pro Logic ON.
Loudness Adjustment The Loudness function compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at low volume. You can select a desired Loudness level. 1. Select “Position Selector” by moving the joy- stick. “Position Selector” is highlighted in green. 2.
Fine Adjusting Audio (Expert) Before Getting Started This section of the manual looks at trimming certain settings to customize audio to your taste. Check to make sure of the following settings before performing the steps below. In addition, it is also necessary that the Cabin Equalizer (see page 92) and Adjustments for Speaker (see page 94) should correctly have been set up and made in accordance with the type of car you are in and the speaker system in use.
Adjusting the Speakers’ Output Levels using a Test Tone A convenient test tone allows you to easily get the overall balance right among the speakers. 1. Select “Test Tone” by moving the joystick. “Test Tone” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The test tone is output.
Selecting a Crossover Frequency You can select a frequency, sounds under which are reproduced through the subwoofer. If the installed speakers include one whose “Size” has been set “SMALL”, you can select a frequency, sounds under which are reproduced through a “LARGE” speaker or subwoofer. 1.
Adjusting the Cabin Equalizer (Expert) At the Expert Setting Menu you can make fine adjustments for 3-band parametric EQ, speaker output level and time alignment, speaker by speaker. “Band”, “Frequency”, “EQ Level” and “Q Factor” are options you need to select when adjusting the 3-band parametric equalizer. Tips for adjusting the Cabin Equalizer •...
Operation at the Expert Setting Menu • To select options, move the joystick up/down or left/right. You cannot move diagonally. : Move the joystick left/right. : Move the joystick up/down. Normal: Select this to go to the Audio Setting Menu. (p. 92) Custom MEMO: See “Storing the Adjusted Cabin EQ into Memory”...
4. Select “Frequency”, “EQ Level” or “Q Factor” by moving the joystick up/down. Selected option is highlighted in green. 5. Adjust the selected option by moving the joy- stick left/right. The selectable options are adjustable in the following limits: Option Adjustable Range Frequency 100 Hz –...
3. Select “SP Level” by moving the joystick. “SP Level” is highlighted in green. 4. Adjust the speaker’s output level by moving the joystick left/right. The display shows “–10 dB” – “+10 dB”. 5. Complete the setting by clicking the joystick. Note: The output level you set at the Expert Setting Menu is •...
Storing the Adjusted Cabin EQ into Memory Once you have adjusted a Cabin EQ, you can store it into memory. 1. Select “Custom MEMO” by moving the joy- stick. “Custom MEMO” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Your adjusted cabin EQ has been stored into memory, and car type changes to “CUSTOM”...
Adjusting the Equalizer Curves The Cabin EQ is factory set to provide the best possible sound depending on types of car. Against this background you can also adjust Equalizer Curves, or sound effects, to create sound according to your preference. Before performing the following steps, select the source whose EQ curve you’ll adjust.
8. Adjust the selected option by moving the joy- stick up/down. The selectable options are adjustable in the following limits: As well, “Frequency” differs in adjustable range from Band to Band. Option Adjustable Range Level –12 dB to +12 dB Frequency Low: 40/80/100/160 Hz Mid: 200/500/1k/2k Hz...
Changing the Initial Settings of AV Receiver Accessing the Initial Settings Menu Before operating with the AV Receiver’s Initial Setting Menu, set the remote control’s operation mode switch to “AUDIO”. (Refer to “Setting the Remote Control for AV Receiver Operation” on page 19.) 1.
Correcting Distorted Sound You can minimize distortion likely caused depending on the EQ curve settings. 1. Check to see “SENS” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “SENS” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles SENS High/Low.
Adjusting the Display Position You can adjust the position of the display. 1. Select “DISP POSI” by moving the joystick. “DISP POSI” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. 3. Adjust the display position by moving the joy- stick. 4.
Changing Initial Settings of DVD Player Calling up the SET UP MENU You can use this menu to change Audio, Subtitle, Parental Lock and other DVD settings. Before operating with the DVD Player’s SET UP MENU, set the remote control’s operation mode switch to “DVD”.
4. Move the NEXT/PREV button upward (NEXT (¢)). The third SET UP MENU is displayed. Note: • To switch to the second SET UP MENU, move the NEXT/PREV button downward (PREVIOUS (4)). Note: • If you press the MENU button during display of a SET UP MENU, the SET UP MENU is canceled and the unit returns to the previous display.
Setting the Subtitle (SUBTITLE LANG.) You can set a desired subtitle language. If the selected subtitle language is recorded on the DVD, subtitles are displayed in that language. You can also switch subtitle and assist subtitle display ON/OFF. Setting Subtitles and Assist Subtitles ON/OFF You can switch Subtitle and Assist Subtitle ON/OFF as desired.
Setting the Subtitle Language You can set the preferred subtitle language. 1. Move the joystick up/down to select the “SUBTITLE LANG.”. “SUBTITLE LANG.” is indicated in blue. 2. Click the joystick. A subtitle language menu is displayed. 3. Move the joystick up/down to select the “LANGUAGE SELECT”.
6. Click the joystick. A subtitle language is set. Note: • If the selected language is not recorded on the disc, languages specified on the disc are dis- played. • You can also switch the subtitle language during playback with the SUBTITLE button. (See page 81.) •...
Setting the Audio Language (AUDIO LANG.) You can set the preferred audio language. 1. Move the joystick up/down to select the “AUDIO LANG.”. “AUDIO LANG.” is indicated in blue. 2. Click the joystick. An audio language menu is displayed. 3. Move the joystick up/down to select the desired audio language.
Setting the Menu Language (MENU LANG.) You can set the preferred language for displays of menus recorded on a disc. 1. Move the joystick up/down to select the “MENU LANG.”. “MENU LANG.” is indicated in blue. 2. Click the joystick. A menu language menu is displayed.
2. Click the joystick. Parental Lock setting menu is displayed. 3. Press the number buttons to input a four digit code number. 4. Click the joystick. The code number is set, and you can now set the level. 5. Move the joystick left/right to select the desired level.
Changing the Level You can change the set Parental Lock level. 1. Move the joystick up/down to select the “PARENTAL”. “PARENTAL” is indicated in blue. 2. Click the joystick. Parental Lock setting menu is displayed. 3. Press the number buttons to input the registered code number.
Setting Aspect Ratio (TV ASPECT) There are two kinds of display. A wide screen display has a width-to-height ratio (TV aspect) of 16:9, while a regular display has a TV aspect of 4:3. When a display is connected to the rear video output, set the correct TV aspect as for that display.
Setting Angle Mark Display (ANGLE) With discs featuring multi-angle recordings, the angle mark is displayed at the bottom right of the screen during playback of scenes enabling multi-angle viewing. You can set angle mark display ON/OFF. 1. Move the joystick up/down to select the “ANGLE”...
Setting for Digital Output (DIGITAL OUTPUT) Set digital output correctly to match the components you are using with this unit. There is no need to change settings if this unit is not connected for digital output. With this system, select the “Dolby D/LPCM” setting. Precaution: •...
Setting Digital and Analog Audio Output (OUTPUT SELECTION) You can set linear PCM audio output for both digital and analog output. Set audio output correctly to match the components you are using with this unit. With this system, select the “48 kHz” setting. If you select the “96 kHz” setting, no sound will be output when playing discs featuring 96 kHz recordings.
Setting Remote Control Code Type (REMOTE CODE SELECT) When using this product with a Pioneer DVD player, set the remote code of the supplied remote control to enable operation of this product only. There are two remote codes, CODE TYPE A and CODE TYPE B. When using this product with an “XDV-P90” Multi-DVD Player, select CODE TYPE B.
Setting the Display Operating the Setting Menu Entering the Display Setting Menu Perform display and picture setting with this menu. You cannot operate this menu with remote controller. Use the Display buttons. 1. Enter the Display Setting Menu. Hold for 2 seconds 2.
Switching the Video Select Setting You can change the video select setting. With this system, you are recommended to select the “AVM” setting. 1. Press the WIDE button and select the video select mode (VSEL SET) in the Display Setting Menu. 2.
Adjusting the Bright You can adjust the bright of the picture. 1. Press the WIDE button and select the Bright mode (BRIGHT) in the Display Setting Menu. 2. Adjust the Bright. Note: • The density of the display black can be adjusted within the range of “–24” to “+24.” •...
Adjusting the Hue You can adjust the hue of the picture. 1. Press the WIDE button and select the Hue mode (HUE) in the Display Setting Menu. 2. Adjust the Hue. Note: • The display changes within a range from “–24” to “+24” as the distinction of the picture changes from reddish to greenish.
Other Functions of AV Receiver Switching the Center Screen and Time Display in the Center Room You can change the center screen to show a simple source information, time display in addi- tion to 9 different video clips. 1. Select the desired Display by clicking the joy- stick.
Listening Sounds or Viewing Images from Additional Units Accessing the Set Up Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down,with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Select “Set Up” by moving the joystick. “Set Up” is highlighted in green. 3.
Switching the Video Mode When connecting an external video component to the video input, switch the Video mode 1. Select “Video” by moving the joystick. “Video” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles Video On/Off. 3. Press the RETURN button. You go back to the Center Room.
AUX Title Input The display title for AUX source can be changed. 1. Select “AUX” by pressing the SOURCE but- ton. 2. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 3. Click the joystick. The Function Menu appears, with “Name Edit”...
• If moisture or foreign matter should get inside the product, turn OFF the power immediately and consult your dealer or the nearest authorized PIONEER Service Station. Using the product in this condition may result in a fire or electric shock, or other failure.
* When the fluorescent tube reaches the end of its useful life, the screen will be dark and the image will no longer be projected. If this happens, consult your dealer or the nearest authorized PIONEER Service Station.
When problems occur with disc playback, an error message appears on the display. Refer to the table below to identify the problem, then take the suggested corrective action. If the error persists, contact your dealer or your nearest PIONEER Service Center. Message (error number)
Language Code Chart Language (code) Input code Language (code) Input code Language (code) Input code Japanese (ja) 1001 Hausa (ha) 0801 Romanian (ro) 1815 English (en) 0514 Hindi (hi) 0809 Kinyarwanda (rw) 1823 French (fr) 0618 Croatian (hr) 0818 Sanskrit (sa) 1901 Spanish (es) 0519...
If you have changed the DVD Player’s remote control code type (see page 128), reset the remote control’s dipswitches. Also, when using a Pioneer Navigation Unit, if you set the remote control’s operation mode switch to “NAVI”, you can use it to control the Navigation Unit.
Using it as a Navigation System Remote Control q Scale controller i VOL dial w Joystick/OK button o MENU button e Remote control operation mode switch !0 GUIDE button r NAVI button !1 CANCEL ROUTE button t DETOUR button !2 Numeric keypad y TALK button !3 DELETE button u BACK button...
Troubleshooting If you think there is If the problem If the problem still something wrong remains even after remains. with the unit. checking. Request repairs. Before requesting Reset the unit. (See repairs, check the page 10.) following chart. 7 General Symptom Cause Remedy...
7 General (continued from previous page) Symptom Cause Remedy Sound is not heard over a The speaker’s Size is set to Make the correct Size setting specific speaker. OFF. for the speaker. (See page 94.) The speaker’s Level is set to too Increase the speaker’s Level low a position.
7 Audio/DSP (continued from previous page) Symptom Cause Remedy Occasionally no sounds The center speaker setting is at Change the center speaker’s are output when Dolby Pro SMALL or LARGE whereas no Size setting to OFF. (If the Logic is switched on. center speaker is installed.
7 DVD Player (continued from previous page) Symptom Cause Remedy The prohibited mark “ ” The operation is prohibited for This operation is not possible. is displayed, and operation the disc. is not possible. The operation is not compatible with the disc’s organization. The picture stops (pauses) Reading of data has become After pressing the STOP (7)
7 DVD Player (continued from previous page) Symptom Cause Remedy Playback is not with the The DVD playing does not fea- Switching to a selected lan- audio language and ture dialog or subtitles in the guage is not possible if the lan- subtitle language settings language selected in the SET guage selected in the SET UP...
Terms Aspect Ratio This is the width-to-height ratio of a TV screen. A regular display has an aspect ratio of 4:3. Wide-screen displays have an aspect ratio of 16:9, providing a bigger picture for exceptional pres- ence and atmosphere. Chapter DVD titles are in turn divided into chapters which are numbered in the same way as the chapters of a book.
Multi-Angle With regular TV programs, although multiple cameras are used to simultaneously shoot scenes, only images from one camera at a time are transmitted to your TV. Some DVDs feature scenes shot from multiple angles, letting you choose your viewing angle as desired. Multi-Audio (Multilingual Dialog) Some DVDs feature dialog recorded in multiple languages.
Installation Connecting the Units Note: • This unit is for vehicles with a 12-volt battery • When this product’s source is switched ON, a and negative grounding. Before installing it in a control signal is output through the blue/white recreational vehicle, truck, or bus, check the lead.
7 Using the Corrugated Tube • To ensure proper heat dissipation of this prod- uct, take special care not to block the cooling To prevent the optical cable from being fan side of this product. strained, use the corrugated tube after •...
Connecting the Power Cord of AV Receiver Light green Used to detect the ON/OFF status of the parking brake. This lead must be connected to the power supply side of the parking brake switch. Parking brake switch Connection method Power supply side Ground side Clamp the parking Clamp firmly with...
Precaution: • Center speaker and subwoofer cords This Product are the same color, so identify them by (AV Receiver) checking the attached labels. Antenna cable (supplied) Black label (SUBWOOFER OUTPUT) (19 ft. 8 in.) White label (CENTER OUTPUT) Black/white Black/white Subwoofer ≠...
Connecting the Power Cord of DVD Player 16 cm (6-1/4 in.) White (audio output (Left)) (REAR OUTPUT) 16 cm (6-1/4 in.) Red (audio output (Right)) (REAR OUTPUT) 16 cm (6-1/4 in.) Yellow (rear video output) (REAR VIDEO OUTPUT) 16 cm (6-1/4 in.) Yellow (AVM output) (AVM OUTPUT) 16 cm (6-1/4 in.)
Connection method Clamp the parking brake This Product switch power supply side (DVD Player) lead. Clamp firmly with needle-nosed pliers. Note: • The position of the parking brake switch depends on the vehicle model. For details, consult the vehicle Owner’s Manual or dealer. Light green Used to detect the ON/OFF status of the parking brake.
Connecting to a Sold Separately Power Amp This product can be connected to a sold separately power amp using the RCA output jacks. This Product (AV Receiver) Perform these connections Rear output when using a different amp Front output Center output (sold separately).
Speaker Input Jack Connection This product also can be connected to a car stereo without RCA output jacks by using the speaker input jack. This Product (AV Receiver) Speaker input terminal Car stereo with speaker output jacks. Gray Right Gray/black ≠...
Connecting the System This product 20 pin RGB cable (AV Receiver) (supplied) Green Red (Right) White (Left) Yellow Blue Yellow Blue IP-BUS cable (19 ft. 8 in.) (supplied with the TV tuner) Black Blue FM MODULATOR Hide-away TV Tuner IP-BUS MAIN UNIT (e.g.
1.5 m (4 ft. 11 in.) Navigation Unit Green (sold separately) To video output Voice guidance speaker (supplied) To audio outputs RCA cables (sold separately) Multi-CD player (sold separately) Yellow/black To Yellow/black lead (GUIDE ON) on the navigation unit. (9 ft. 10 in.) Optical cable This product Blue...
VIDEO Input/Output Connection of AV Receiver It is possible to use an external video component by connecting it to the AV input on the AV Receiver. When connecting the Display with RCA input jacks to Rear AV output, you can also watch the external video component’s picture.
Rear Video Output of DVD Player DVD Player’s rear video output is for connection of a display to enable passengers in the rear seats to watch the DVD or Video CD. WARNING • NEVER install the display in a location that enables the Driver to watch the DVD or Video CD while Driving.
Installation Note: Installing the AV Receiver • Before finally installing the unit, connect the wiring temporarily, making sure it is all con- 7 Mounting with Brackets nected up properly, and the unit and the system work properly. • Use only the parts included with the unit to ensure proper installation.
Installing the DVD Player (DIN Front/Rear-mount) DVD Player can be properly installed either from “Front” (conventional DIN Front-mount) or “Rear” (DIN Rear-mount installation, utilizing threaded screw holes at the sides of unit chas- sis). For details, refer to the following illustrated installation methods. Installing the DVD Player (DIN Front-mount) Installation with the rubber bush 1.
3. Fastening the unit. As a rule, secure with side brackets (large). Holder After inserting the holder into the dash- board, then select the appropriate tabs according to the thickness of the dash- Dashboard board material and bend them. (Install as firmly as possible using the top and bottom tabs.
Installing the DVD Player (DIN Rear-mount) Installation using the screw holes on the side of the unit 1. Remove the frame. Frame Pull out to remove the frame. (When reattaching the frame, point the side with a groove downwards and attach it.) 2.
Installing the Voice Guidance Speaker Precaution: • Do not install on the dashboard where it may be subjected to direct sunlight. High tempera- tures may result in damage to the unit. Stick the supplied velcro tapes to both the back of the voice guidance speaker and center console, and attach them.
7 When attaching horizontally Remote Control Mounting Base Remove (not to be used) Double-sided tape 7 When attaching with elevated position Remote Control Mounting Base Remove Double-sided tape...
Installing the Center Speaker Precaution: • Do not dismantle the speaker system by removing all the screws. • If the speaker terminals are wired incorrectly, low pitched sounds will not be reproduced fully. • Be sure to use a speaker load impedance of 4 ohm and keep peak maximum music power below 45 W.
Specifications 7 AV Receiver FM tuner Frequency range ........ 87.9 – 107.9 MHz General Usable sensitivity Power source ..14.4 V DC (10.8 – 15.1 V allowable) ....10 dBf (0.9 µV/75 Ω, mono, S/N: 30 dB) Grounding system ........Negative type 50 dB quieting sensitivity ..
7 DVD Player Player System ........DVD-Video, Video CD, General Compact disc audio system Power source ..14.4 V DC (10.8 – 15.1 V allowable) Usable discs ..DVD-Video, Video CD, Compact disc Grounding system ........Negative type Signal format Max.