(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.
Do not touch and put excessive pressure on the front
panel while it is rotating.
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
Pressing SRC cycles through source modes in the
* To select another bands, press BAND to select F2,
F3, A1, A2, while "F1" is displayed.
** "DISC" does not appear on 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
Turn AUDIO CONTROL.
VOL (volume) indication appears.
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)*, DSSA (Drivers
Sound Stage Adjustment)** and BBE***.
* You can reinforce the bass sound.
** You can adjust sound stage and tone balance to best
serve a particular seat in the car.
*** You can enhance the clarity of high-frequency sound.
Press SEL repeatedly to select the mode to be
Pressing SEL cycles through the modes. The
selected mode's indicator appears.
Turn AUDIO CONTROL to increase or decrease
the level for the selected mode (except for H-BASS,
DSSA and BBE).
In H-BASS mode, turn AUDIO CONTROL to select
1, 2, 3, or OFF.
In DSSA mode, turn AUDIO CONTROL to select L
(for the front left seat), R (for the front right seat), or
In BBE mode, turn AUDIO CONTROL to select 1,
2, 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, TRE and BBE.
• When BBE sound is activated, you cannot adjust
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.
Press SRC repeatedly to select the desired mode.
Press DISP while pressing SEL.
"LEVEL 0" appears on the display.
Turn AUDIO CONTROL to adjust the level.
Adjust the level within 5 seconds, or this function will be