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Full Panel Detachable
FM Stereo/MW Receiver
Compact Disc Player
With CD Changer Controller
With Remote Controller
ISO Mounting with Removable Trim Ring
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1~26
LIBRITO DE INSTRUCCIONES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28~53


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  • Page 1 FXD-888GD Full Panel Detachable FM Stereo/MW Receiver Compact Disc Player With CD Changer Controller With Remote Controller ISO Mounting with Removable Trim Ring (English) OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ....1~26 (Español)
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    If servicing is required, return the unit to an authorized SANYO mobile audio dealer. • Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. • Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Sanyo may void the user's authority to operate this equipment.
  • Page 4: Compact Disc Care

    COMPACT DISC CARE Dirt, dust, scratches and warpage can cause a deterioration in the sound or intermittent skipping some tracks during play. • This unit has been designed to play compact discs bearing the identification logo shown on the left. Discs bearing other types of identification logos may not play properly.
  • Page 5 • Never use chemicals such as record cleaning sprays, antistatic sprays or fluids, benzene or thinner to clean compact discs. These chemicals will permanently damage the plastic surface of the disc. • When not using the disc player for extended periods, remove the compact disc and return it to Benzene Thinner Cleaning spray the plastic storage case.
  • Page 6: Remote Controller

    REMOTE CONTROLLER REMOTE CONTROLLER OPERATION PRESET (+) Button BAND Button Radio mode: CD Button Change reception band Select a registered station AUX Button Change to CD mode CD-CH mode: Change to Switch between CD and DISC change CD-CH when CD CHANGER AUX mode SCN Button is connected...
  • Page 7 BATTERY INSTALLATION Install a lithium battery (CR2025) with the poles facing the correct direction. Positive pole faces upward. BATTERY REPLACEMENT TIMING When battery power is depleted, the buttons may not be operable. If the remote controller does not operate, replace the battery and check the operation. CAUTIONS REGARDING BATTERY Be sure to follow the instructions to prevent battery leakage, over-heating, ignition, or explosion.
  • Page 8: Digital Display

    DIGITAL DISPLAY Sound Level Indicator (L) Sound Level Indicator (R) Repeat BASS Auto Travel Preset Disc in Play mode Shaffle Scan Play CD Changer Play Preset Channel Sound FM Bands mode MW Band Radio Frequency, Time, Auto Travel CD Track Number, Preset Channel Audio Control Selection, Error Signs, CD Operation...
  • Page 9: Detachable Front Panel

    DETACHABLE FRONT PANEL The front panel is designed to be removable for antitheft purposes. It is recommended that you remove and carry the front panel with you when you leave your car. A carrying case is provided with the unit for this purpose. RELEASE KNOB HOW TO DETACH THE FRONT PANEL Press the release knob (REL) to release the front panel.
  • Page 10: General Operation

    GENERAL OPERATION ........1 TURNING THE POWER ON Install the front panel and press the POWER button  when ACC is on........1 TURNING THE POWER OFF Press the POWER button  to stop the current operation. The button dims when the power is off (ACC on)..........
  • Page 11 ............3 BASSXPANDER Press the SND button  for more than 1.5 second to switch ON/OFF of the BASS mode. When the BASS mode is on, “BASS” is displayed and the bass enhances......4 RADIO SELECTION BUTTON (BND) Press the BND button  to switch from CD player mode to radio. Each time the button is pressed, the function changes as shown below.
  • Page 12: Radio Operation

    RADIO OPERATION ........1 SELECTING RADIO MODE Press the BND button  to switch from CD player, CD Changer or AUX mode to the radio. Each time the BND button is pressed, the selected band changes as shown below. FMIII FMII ............
  • Page 13 ....4 ATP (AUTO TRAVEL PRESET) OPERATION The Auto Travel Preset function searches for and memorizes the 6 strongest stations in one of the two bands (FM, MW) in the order of signal strength. This feature is useful when you are driving in an unfamiliar location and want to memorize local stations without changing the standard preset stations.
  • Page 14: Cd Operation

    CD OPERATION 6 7 8 ......1, 2 LOADING AND EJECTING THE CD Insert a disc into the CD slot  and the CD player will start playing. Press the eject button  to eject a disc. CAUTION • If the unit is already loaded with a CD, please do not attempt to insert another disc, which may result in damage to both of the discs and the unit.
  • Page 15 ........... 4, 5 SKIPPING TRACKS button  to skip to the beginning of the next track. Press the button  to skip to the beginning of the track currently playing. Press the button  twice to skip to the beginning of the previous track. Press the Press and hold the button for more than 0.5 seconds to search quickly...
  • Page 16: Cd Changer Operation

    CD CHANGER OPERATION The unit can be used to control the functions of the compatible sanyo CD changers. (If a CD changer switch is equipped, always set it to "1".) 6 7 8 ......1 SELECTING CD CHANGER MODE Press the CD/AUX button  to switch from radio, AUX or CD player mode to CD changer mode.
  • Page 17 ............7 REPEAT MODE • Repeat tracks ........Press the RPT button  to play the current track repeatedly. The RPT indicator lights. • Repeat discs ......... Press the RPT button  for more than 1.5 seconds to play the current disc repeatedly.
  • Page 18: Aux Operation

    AUX IN jack of this unit. Notes • Please consult with an authorized SANYO mobile audio dealer where this unit was bought for details about whether a given auxiliary audio source can be connected and the proper auxiliary cord to use.
  • Page 19: Error Signs

    ERROR SIGNS CD Player If a problem should occur while operating the built-in CD player, one of the following error signs may be displayed: Error Sign Cause Remedy Press the eject button. Turn the power off and then on again. Abnormal CD mechanism function.
  • Page 20: Clock

    CLOCK ......... 1 DISPLAY MODE CHANGE The display on the unit can be changed by pressing CLK button . Press the CLK button  to switch between the clock and audio display. When a radio and CD function is performed while the time display is selected, the audio display will appear for 5 seconds, then the display will return to the time mode.
  • Page 21: Hints For Proper And Safe Operation

    Do not leave a disc partially ejected from the player. Servicing • Should a problem develop, do not open the unit or try to repair it yourself. If servicing is required, bring the unit to a Sanyo Authorized Service Center. -20-...
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Sometimes a simple operational error or a mistake in the wiring can appear to be a problem with the unit. Before having the unit serviced, refer to the troubleshooting chart below. Symptom Cause Solution The compact disc does not play The volume control is turned Turn up the volume control.
  • Page 23: Accessories And Hardware

    ACCESSORIES AND HARDWARE Mounting Screw M5 Mounting Grommet Mounting Bracket (Half Sleeve) x 1 Unlock Levers Screw 2 x 6 Removable Trim Ring INSTALLATION 1. BEFORE INSTALLATION When mounting the unit in a car, keep the unit as level as possible. If the unit must be mounted at an angle, due to the design of the vehicle, make sure the unit does not tilt by more than 30°.
  • Page 24 2. ISO MOUNTING WITH REMOVABLE TRIM RING When mounting the unit into a DIN-standard cutout (182 × 53 mm) in the dashboard or console, attach the provided Removable Trim Ring to the unit. DASHBOARD OR CONSOLE 182 mm AUDIO UNIT 53 mm REMOVABLE TRIM RING 3.
  • Page 25: Unit Removal

    UNIT REMOVAL UNLOCK LEVERS UNLOCK LEVERS 1. Insert the unlock levers into the slots on each side of the unit until they click into place. Note Take care not to insert the levers upside down. 2. While pressing the levers downward, pull the levers to remove the audio unit. -24-...
  • Page 26: Electrical Connections

    ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS 1. ANTENNA SOCKET ANTENNA PLUG 4-speaker System 2-speaker System (White) (White) Left Front Left (White/Black) (White/Black) Speaker Speaker (Gray) (Gray) Front Right Right (Gray/Black) (Gray/Black) Speaker Speaker (Green) (Green) Rear Left Do Not (Green/Black) (Green/Black) Speaker Connect (Violet) (Violet) Do Not Rear Right...
  • Page 27: Line Out/Cd Changer Connections

    CD Changer Rear Speaker Front Speaker CD Changer DIN Socket Connect the 8-pin DIN cable, which is supplied with the Sanyo CD changer, to the DIN socket on the back • of the unit. RCA Line-out Jacks (For Speakers) Connect a patch cable (not supplied) from the White (left channel) and Red (right channel) RCA line output •...
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