Take the front panel with you when leaving the car, and
keep it in the supplied carrying case.
Detaching the front panel
Before detaching the front panel, remove the CD to
prevent possible damage to the unit.
Press z to remove the CD.
Press and hold PWR/MUTE until the unit turns off.
Press %. (Hold the panel with one hand to prevent
accidentally dropping it.)
Remove the panel.
Attaching the front panel
Engage the left side of the front panel to the left catch
on the unit.
Push the panel forward until it locks. Be sure not to
press any buttons while you are attaching the panel.
Do not touch the front panel connector. This could cause
a poor or faulty connection.
The security lamp will continue to flash while the front
panel is detached from the unit.
AUDIO AND CLOCK
Turning the unit on/off
• Press PWR/MUTE to turn on the unit. The unit also
turns on when you 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
Pressing FNC cycles through source modes in the
* "CD" does not appear in the display when there is no
CD in the unit.
**CD Changer Play mode (CDC-X517M only, available
when an optional CD Changer is connected)
Adjusting the volume
Turn the Smart Jog.
VOL (volume) indicator flashes.
Muting the sound
Press PWR/MUTE briefly.
To restore volume, briefly press PWR/MUTE again.