Changing the operative direction
The operative direction of the controls is factory-
set as shown below.
If you need to mount the rotary commander on
the right hand side of the steering column, you
can reverse the operative direction.
1 While pushing the VOL control, press and
• If your car has been parked in direct sunlight,
allow the unit to cool off before operating it.
• Power aerial will extend automatically while the
unit is operating.
On a rainy day or in a very damp area, moisture
condensation may occur inside the lenses and
display of the unit. Should this occur, the unit will
not operate properly. In such a case, remove the disc
and wait for about an hour until the moisture has
To maintain high sound quality
Be careful not to splash juice or other soft drinks
onto the unit or discs.
Notes on discs
• To keep a disc clean, do not touch its surface.
Handle the disc by its edge.
• Keep your discs in their cases or disc magazines
when not in use.
• Do not subject discs to heat/high temperature.
Avoid leaving them in a parked car or on a
• Do not attach labels, or use discs with sticky ink/
residue. Such discs may stop spinning when used,
causing a malfunction, or may ruin the disc.
• Do not use any discs with labels or stickers
The following malfunctions may result from using
– Inability to eject a disc (due to a label or sticker
peeling off and jamming the eject mechanism).
– Inability to read audio data correctly (e.g.,
playback skipping, or no playback) due to heat
shrinking of a sticker or label causing a disc to
• Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart,
square, star) cannot be played on this unit.
Attempting to do so may damage the unit. Do not
use such discs.
• You cannot play 8 cm CDs.
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