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Panasonic CQ-5100U Operating Instructions Manual

Heavy duty cd player/weather band receiver
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Heavy Duty CD player/Weather Band Receiver

Operating Instructions

• Please read these instructions (including "Limited Warranty" and "Customer Services Directory") carefully before
using this product and keep this manual for future reference.



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Heavy Duty CD player/Weather Band Receiver CQ-5100U Model: Operating Instructions • Please read these instructions (including “Limited Warranty” and “Customer Services Directory”) carefully before using this product and keep this manual for future reference.
  • Page 2: Safety Information(Part 15 Of The Fcc Rules)

    They contain instructions about how to use the system in a safe and effective manner. Panasonic assumes no responsibility for any problems resulting from failure to observe the instructions given in this manual.
  • Page 3: Accessories

    Installation of this unit requires special skills and experience. For maximum safety, have it installed by the shop where you purchased it. Panasonic is not liable for any problems resulting from your own installation of the unit. ❑ Follow the instruction to install and wire the product.
  • Page 4: Customer Services Directory

    EST. For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY: 1-877-833-8855 Accessory Purchases: Purchase Parts, Accessories and Instruction Books online for all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at: or, send your request by E-mail to: npcparts
  • Page 5: Limited Warranty

    For Carry-In or Mail-In Service in the United States, call 1-800-211- PANA (7262) or visit Panasonic Web Site: For assistance in Puerto Rico, call Panasonic Sales Company (787)- 750-4300 or fax (787)-768-2910. LIMITED WARRANTY LIMITS AND EXCLUSIONS This warranty ONLY COVERS failures due to defects in materials and workmanship, and DOES NOT COVER normal wear and tear or cosmetic damage.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    ❒ CD Player ........
  • Page 7: Power And Sound Controls

    (default:18) Down AUX (AUX IN) Caution From line output of external sound/audio Set the volume level to device (ex. Silicon-audio player, HDD player, low enough before the etc.) (➡ page 16) AUX connection is completed. Clock display page 10) CQ-5100U...
  • Page 8 (VOCAL) clear sound: emphasizes middle tone and slightly emphasizes treble. Note: Settings of SQ, bass and treble are influenced one another. If such an influence causes distortion to the audio signal, readjust bass/treble or volume. CQ-5100U (Continued)
  • Page 9: (Bass/Treble/Balance/Fader)

    (2 seconds in volume mode), the display returns to the regular mode. Bass Treble push turn default : 18 default : 0 dB default : 0 dB default : 0 [CNT (center)] default : 0 [CNT (center)] CQ-5100U...
  • Page 10: Clock Adjustment

    Adjust the minute. (Minute set) Press [}]: sets the minute ahead. Press [{]: sets the minute back. y Press [DISP] (CLOCK). (Completed) CQ-5100U Clock display [{ TUNE], [} TUNE] (Hours, Minutes) Time Reset Hold down [DISP] (CLOCK) for more than 2 seconds to active the time setting mode to reset the time.
  • Page 11: Radio

    [}TUNE]: Higher frequency [{TUNE]: Lower frequency Seek Tuning Hold down for more than 0.5 seconds and release it. [}TUNE]: Higher frequency [{TUNE]: Lower frequency Tuning will automatically stop when the next broadcast station is received. CD Player AUX Mode Band Frequency CQ-5100U...
  • Page 12 Hold down one of the preset buttons from [1] to [6] until the display blinks once. Preset Station Calling Press the corresponding preset button from [1] to [6] to tune in a preset station. CQ-5100U Preset buttons from [1] to [6] (➡ page 11) To ensure safety, never attempt to preset stations while you are driving.
  • Page 13 Any NOAA broadcast weather report, including current and forecasts, may not reflect your actual weather conditions at your exact time and location. You should always pay attention to your actual weather conditions to make safe decisions accordingly. Selection page 11) CQ-5100U...
  • Page 14: Cd Player

    Press [u] (eject) to stop CD play and eject the disc. During disc ejection, “EJ” will be displayed. Listening to a CD Press [MODE](POWER) to change to the CD player mode. Playback will start automatically when a disc is loaded. ( When a CD disc is loaded )
  • Page 15: Track Selection

    • Press [4] (SCAN) again to cancel. Pause • Press [BAND] (h/ 5 ). • Press again to cancel. Track Search Hold down... [d TUNE]: Fast forward [s TUNE]: Fast reverse Release to resume the regular play. lights lights blinks CQ-5100U...
  • Page 16: Aux (Auxiliary Input Mode)

    By connecting a commercially available portable audio device, this unit can play the music recorded on the device. The AUX Input Example: Main Unit CQ-5100U Caution • Set the volume level to low enough before the AUX connection is completed. Failure to observe this may cause loud noise and, consequently, damage your speakers and your hearing.
  • Page 17 • For the power source of the portable audio device, use a battery, etc., provided with the device. If the device is powered through a cigarette lighter socket or accessory socket of the car, noise may be generated. CD player AUX Mode Clock display CQ-5100U...
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    If the described suggestions do not solve the problem, it is recommended to take the unit to your nearest authorized Panasonic Servicenter. The product should be serviced only by qualified personnel. Please refer the checking and the repair to professionals. Panasonic shall not be liable for any accidents arising out of neglect of checking the unit or your own repair after your checking.
  • Page 19 Refer to instructions for the concerned devices for details. Mounting angle is over 30˚. Adjust mounting angle to less than 30˚. Instable mounting. Mount the unit securely with the mounting parts, referring to the section on installation. CQ-5100U...
  • Page 20: Error Display Messages

    Left and right sounds are reversed in stereo listening. Error Display Messages ❐ CD Trouble CQ-5100U (Continued) Check point • Disc is defective. • Mechanical trouble. Press [u] (eject). If normal operation is not restored, call the store where you purchased the unit or the nearest Servicenter to ask for repairs.
  • Page 21: Maintenance

    Notes on Discs Printed side Labels created by a printer, Protective films or sheets Disc with adhered stickers or tape Notes on CD-R/RW Irregularly shaped discs Discs with cracks, scratches or parts missing CQ-5100U...
  • Page 22: Speaker Connections

    Product Servicing If the suggestions in the charts do not solve the problem, we recommend that you take it to your nearest authorized Panasonic Servicenter. The product should be serviced only by a qualified technician. Maintenance Your product is designed and manufactured to ensure the minimum of maintenance. Use a soft cloth for routine exterior cleaning.
  • Page 23: Installation Guide

    • Operating Instructions (including “Limited Warranty” and “Customer Service Directory”). • Installation Hardware ...Needed for Installation. ❐ Dashboard Specifications Thickness Min. 4.75 mm { Max. 5.56 mm { 182 mm {7 "} "} 53 mm {2 "} "} CQ-5100U...
  • Page 24 The dashboard should be 4.75 mm {3/16”} – 5.56 mm {7/32”} thick in order to be able to support the unit. 182 mm "} CQ-5100U (Continued) ❐ Installation Hardware Mounting Collar* Plain washer (5 mm ø) Spring Washer (5 mm ø)
  • Page 25 Establish the rear connection of the unit. After fixing Power Connector, fix the rear of the unit to the vehicle body by either method (a) or (b) shown in the previous page. After installation reconnect the negative (–) battery terminal. Mounting Hole CQ-5100U...
  • Page 26 Installation Guide (Continued) To Remove the Unit from the vehicle's dashboard Insert each Removal Tool i and pull. i Removal Tool (U-shaped) Note: Do not lose Removal Tools. They will be needed to remove the unit from the vehicle's dashboard. CQ-5100U...
  • Page 27: Electrical Connections

    (Violet/Black) (Gray) (Green) (Green/Black) Left Speaker (Front) (Rear) Fuse (15 A) Refer fuse replacement to your nearest authorized Panasonic Servicenter. Do not try fuse replacement by yourself. Accessory Power(ACC) (Red) (+12V DC, negative @ ground only) Ground Lead (Black) (Connect to a clean, bare...
  • Page 28: Specifications

    28 dB/µV (25 µV, S/N 20 dB) 162.40 – 162.55 MHz 3 dB/µV (S/N 20 dB) 50 dB 32 times oversampling MASH•1 bit/4 DAC System Panasonic Super Decoding Algorithm 1-beam Semiconductor laser 790 nm 20 - 20,000 Hz (±1 dB) 85 dB 0.01 % (1 kHz)
  • Page 29 Memorandum CQ-5100U...
  • Page 30 Memorandum CQ-5100U...
  • Page 31 Memorandum CQ-5100U...
  • Page 32 ©2007 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094 Panasonic Sales Company, Division of Panasonic Puerto Rico, Inc. (“PSC”) Ave. 65 de Infanteria, Km. 9.5...

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