Pioneer AVIC-N3 Operation Manual

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Operation Manual
Notice to all users:
This software requires that the navigation system be properly connected to your vehicle's
parking brake. If not properly connected and depending on your vehicle, additional instal-
lation may be required. For more information, please contact your Authorized Pioneer
Electronics retailer or call us at (800) 421-1404.


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  • Page 1 This software requires that the navigation system be properly connected to your vehicle’s parking brake. If not properly connected and depending on your vehicle, additional instal- lation may be required. For more information, please contact your Authorized Pioneer Electronics retailer or call us at (800) 421-1404.
  • Page 2 The screens shown in the examples may differ from the actual screens. The actual screens may be changed without notice for performance and func- tion improvements.
  • Page 3: License Agreement

    The Software and related documentation are pro- WHICH ARE ATTACHED TO THIS AGREEMENT vided to you “AS IS”. PIONEER AND ITS LICEN- (Refer to page 5). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH SOR(S) (for the purpose of provisions 2 and 3,...
  • Page 4: Limitation Of Liability

  • Page 5: Pioneer Avic-N3 - For Canada

    AGREEMENT. THE SOFTWARE INCLUDES A The Software and related documentation are pro- DATABASE LICENSED BY THIRD PARTY SUP- vided to you “AS IS”. PIONEER AND ITS LICEN- PLIER(S) (“SUPPLIERS”), AND YOUR USE OF SOR(S) (for the purpose of provisions 2 and 3,...
  • Page 6 3. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 4. EXPORT LAW ASSURANCES IN NO EVENT SHALL PIONEER BE LIABLE FOR You agree and certify that neither the Software ANY DAMAGES, CLAIM OR LOSS INCURRED BY nor any other technical data received from Pio- YOU (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, COM-...
  • Page 7: Terms And Conditions For The Tele Atlas Data

  • Page 8 harmless from and against any liability, loss, ESTY THE QUEEN, THE MINISTER OF NATU- RAL RESOURCES, TELE ATLAS OR ITS injury (including injuries resulting in death), LICENSORS AND EMPLOYEES CREATES A demand, action, cost, expense, or claim of any WARRANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASES HER kind or character, including but not limited to MAJESTY THE QUEEN AND THE MINISTER OF attorney's fees, arising out of or in connection...
  • Page 9: About The Data For The Map Database

    About the Data for the Map - 11 shall survive the expiration or termination of Database this Agreement. This Agreement may be amended, altered, or modified only by Tele Atlas. You may not assign any part of this Agreement • This database was developed and recorded up without Tele Atlas’...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Introduction cursor 39 License Agreement 1 Setting an Entrance or Exit of a Freeway as Your PIONEER AVIC-N3 - for U.S.A. 1 Destination 39 PIONEER AVIC-N3 - for Canada 3 Searching for Your Destination by Specifying the Terms and Conditions for the Tele Atlas Data 5...
  • Page 11 Selecting traffic information to display 56 Using the XM Tuner to View Stock, Sports, and Chapter 7 Other Information 57 Using the AV Source (Pioneer AV Displaying stock prices 57 Displaying browsable information 58 Equipment) Displaying favorite browsable Information 59...
  • Page 12 Selecting teams for Game Alert 96 Setting the language 110 Switching Game Alert on or off 96 Setting assist subtitles on or off 111 Displaying Game Information 98 Setting angle icon display 111 iPod 99 Setting the aspect ratio 111 Setting the parental lock 111 Listening to the iPod 99 Initial Settings 112...
  • Page 13 Cautions relating to auto reroute in memory navi mode 129 TRAFFIC icon during the memory navi mode 129 Operation outside the memorized area 129 Positioning Technology 130 Positioning by GPS 130 Positioning by dead reckoning 130 How do GPS and dead reckoning work together? 130 Handling Large Errors 131 When the positioning by GPS is impossible 131...
  • Page 14: Important Safety Information

    Upgrade DVDs are available for purchase instructions. through your local Pioneer dealer. ❒ Never use this navigation system to route to ❒ Never use headphones while driving. hospitals, police stations, or similar facilities in an emergency.
  • Page 15: Notes Before Using The System And Additional Safety Information

    4. Receive notices of software upgrades and soft- erly, contact your dealer or the nearest authorized ware updates. Pioneer service facility. Precaution After-sales service for Pioneer products Parking brake interlock Please contact the dealer or distributor from Certain functions (such as viewing of DVD video...
  • Page 16: Features (Characteristics Of This Software)

    AVIC-N3. When using AVIC-N3, refer to the must be obeyed. “Hardware Manual”. ❒ DVD video playback on the AVIC-N3 screen is limited to when the vehicle is stopped, and the parking brake is engaged. • When applying the parking brake in order...
  • Page 17: Ipod Compatibility

    iPod compatibility When you use this navigation system with a Pio- • The rear view mode is to use the naviga- neer iPod adapter (CD-IB100), you can control tion system as an aid to keep an eye on the your iPod via the touch screen and recharge it, by trailers, or while backing up.
  • Page 18 ❒ The information content depends on the infor- mation provided by XM NavTraffic Service, including data refresh and availability timing. ❒ Pioneer does not bear responsibility for the accuracy of the information transmitted. ❒ Pioneer does not bear responsibility for...
  • Page 19: Manual Overview

    Chapters 6, 7 and 8 describe how to operate the AV functions. Please read these chapters when you use a disc in the built-in DVD drive or operate the Pioneer audio equipment connected to the navigation system.
  • Page 20: Terminology

    Customizing the Audio Source Setting Using the audio source, various settings are available to suit your audio-visual taste. This chapter describes how to change the settings. Operating Your Navigation System by Voice Describes navigation operations such as searching the destination and performing audio operations by voice.
  • Page 21: Dvd Map Discs For Your Navigation System

    DVD Map Discs for Your Naviga- tion System Configuration of data recorded on discs The map for this navigation system is supplied on two discs: one for the west and the other for the east. Please set the disc to use according to your destination or current location.
  • Page 23: Basic Operation

    ➲ Specifying the address and searching the starts up. destination ➞ Page 22 ➲ Searching the destination by map ➞ Insert the Pioneer DVD Map Disc to the Page 35 disc loading slot. ➲ Other search methods ➞ Page 37 to 40 Press the NAVI/AV button to switch to Turn off the vehicle engine.
  • Page 24: Basic Navigation

    This section describes how to use the Address Search and the basics of using the navigation system. Also, the method of Insert the Pioneer DVD Map Disc to playing CDs is used as an example of switching the disc loading slot.
  • Page 25: How To Set Your Destination

    How to set your destination Touch the zone code of the destination and touch “OK”. Press the NAVI MENU button to display Selected zone the main menu. Touch “Address Search”. Selects the method for searching the destina- tion. Zone code Modifies the zone setting and returns you to the previous display.
  • Page 26 Input the street name. Name input screen. Now input the street name, Touch the letter you wish to input. If the next select the street from the list, and proceed to step screen is not automatically displayed even though the street name is entered, try touch- ing “OK”.
  • Page 27 Input the destination city or area. ➲ Once searched for, the location is auto- If the list screen is displayed, proceed to step matically stored in the “Destination His- tory”. ➞ Page 50 Touch the city or area where your destina- Drive in accordance with the screen and tion is located.
  • Page 28: Memory Navi Mode

    Memory navi indicator When new route guidance starts, the route data from the DVD Map Disc is read into the memory of the navigation system. The status of the mem- ory navi mode is indicated by the following icons on the lower right of the map screen. (Flashing Green): Reading the data (Solid Green): Operated in memory navi mode (Solid Red): Operated in memory navi mode,...
  • Page 29 • Be sure to carefully insert the disc horizon- tally into the disc loading slot. When the disc is inserted halfway, the DVD drive will begin loading automatically. • Do not forcibly insert the disc on an angle, as this indicates that disc is not entering Audio Information the disc loading slot and may be damaged.
  • Page 30: Buttons You Can Use

    To fast forward or rewind, touch ➞ then keep touching  or . Sky blue touch key: The function is not available (e.g., operation is prohibited while driving). Light gray touch key: The function is not available during memory navi mode.
  • Page 31: Menu And Map Display

    Chapter 2 Menu and Map Display This section describes the basic operations, ➲ Other search methods ➞ Page 37 to 40 including how to display the main menu and how Info/Traffic menu to use the shortcut menu and the map screen. How to Use Menu Screens The basic operation of the navigation is per- formed by using menus.
  • Page 32: Shortcut Menu

    Route Options menu Shortcut menu Used to specify the conditions for setting the route to the destination. : Destination* ➲ Setting the Route Options ➞ Page 46 Displayed when the map is scrolled. Set the route to the place specified with the scroll cur- ❒...
  • Page 33: How To Use The Map

    How to Use the Map How to view the map of the cur- rent location Most of the information provided by your naviga- tion system can be seen on the map. You need to get to know how the information appears on the •...
  • Page 34: Rear View

    Rear View (11) Rear view image is displayed on the left-hand side of the screen, while the map of your sur- roundings is indicated on the right. (16) (11) (18) (12) (16) (13) (10) (19) (14) Route View Displays the name of the street you will next travel along and an arrow indicating the direction of travel.
  • Page 35: Display Items

    ❒ When set to Driver’s View and Vehicle ❒ Detailed city map is not displayed during Dynamics, the system cannot be changed to memory navi mode. an enlarged intersection map. ❒ With the exception of when driving on a free- way, if you are driving by an area where a City Display during freeway driving Map is available, at the 0.1 mi (100 m) map...
  • Page 36: Changing The Scale Of The Map

    (8) Map scale (18) Direction line* The scale of the map is indicated by distance. The direction towards the location set in (4) is Except for on the Vehicle Dynamics Display, indicated with a straight line. the scale of the map is displayed at the top right (19) Memory navi indicator of the screen.
  • Page 37: Moving The Map To The Location You Want To See

    ❒ POI icons and the line for traffic congestion (4) The street name, city name, area name and other information for this location. and traffic flow are displayed when the map (The information displayed varies according to scale is 0.75 mile (1 km) or lower. the scale.) ❒...
  • Page 38 Press the POS button to access the map screen. Touch the map for at least 2 seconds. The map display changes to Scroll mode. Scroll the map and move the scroll cursor to the place you want to make your desti- nation.
  • Page 39: Setting A Route To Your Destination

    Chapter 3 Setting a Route to Your Destination Searching for Points of Interest (POI) • For safety reasons, these route-setting functions are not available while your Touch “Destination” in the Main menu, vehicle is in motion. To enable these func- and then touch “POI Search”.
  • Page 40: Finding A Poi In Your Surroundings

    “City” : OK : Touch to specify the destination city or area. Starts searching Back : ❒ If less than six POIs in a subcategory are Returns to the previous screen registered, the screen for inputting the POI Set : name is not displayed.
  • Page 41: Searching The Facilities Around The Scroll Cursor

    Searching the facilities around Touch the freeway. The display for selecting your destination to the scroll cursor the entrance or to the exit of the freeway appears. Scroll the map and move the scroll cursor to the place where you want to search for Touch “Entrance”...
  • Page 42: Selecting Destination From The Destination History And Address Book

    Canceling the Route Guidance Touch “Destination” in the Main menu, and then touch “Return Home” or “Go to”. If you no longer need to travel to your destination ➲ “Registering your home and your favorite loca- or if you want to change your destination, follow tion”...
  • Page 43: Checking The Set Route

    Checking the Set Route You can check information about the route between your current location and your destina- tion. You can select from the following methods: checking the passing streets with a list; checking the shape of the route by scrolling the map along Scroll Cursor the route;...
  • Page 44: Checking The Entire Route Overview

    Recalculating the Route to Your Touch “Back”. Destination You can return to the previous display. ❒ When a long distance route is calculated, your navigation system may not be able to You can set the length of the area, avoid just a list all the roads.
  • Page 45: Editing Way Points To The Current Route

    ➲ For details of switching the display between Automatic : “mile” and “km” see “KM/Mile Setting” ➞ You can sort the destination and way points Page 68 automatically. The system will show the near- est way point (distance in a straight line) from Editing Way Points to the Cur- the current location as way point 1, and sort rent Route...
  • Page 46: Setting Areas To Avoid

    Setting Areas to Avoid Scroll the map, adjust the position of the red frame, and touch “OK”. If you register Areas to Avoid, such as crowded intersections or congested areas, routes can be calculated that avoid those areas. Areas to Avoid can be set from the Route Options menu.
  • Page 47: Displaying Certain Poi On The Map

    Displaying Certain POI on the Registering/deleting POI Short- cuts POI in a certain category can be shown on the You can register up to six shortcuts to your map, and you can check the location on the dis- favorite POI. You can also change or delete the play.
  • Page 48: Deleting A Poi Shortcut

    Modifying the Route Calculation Touch subcategory. Conditions The selected category is added to the list of POI. When registering another icon, repeat steps 3 You can change the route calculation conditions through 5. using the Route Options menu. The following description features an example of changing the ❒...
  • Page 49: Perform The Route Calculation Of The Several Route Options, And Select One

    Recalculate Calculate a route that avoids toll roads (including Automatically searches the route to the destina- toll areas). tion again. Off* : Calculate a route that may include toll roads ❒ “Recalculate” is displayed only when the (including toll areas). route is set.
  • Page 50 (2) Distance to your destination (3) Travel time to your destination ❒ The “Avoid Freeway” setting may not be reflected, depending on the distance to the destination. ❒ You can see other places while displaying a possible route by scrolling the map. Touching “Next”...
  • Page 51: Editing The Navigation Utilities

    Chapter 4 Editing the Navigation Utilities Map icons: • For safety reasons, these functions are not Home location icon available while your vehicle is in motion. To enable these functions, you must stop Favorite location icon in a safe place and put on the parking brake before setting your route (see page 13 Interlock for details).
  • Page 52: Registering A Previous Location In The Address Book

    Registering a previous location Editing a location’s information in the Address Book In the Address Book menu, touching the the right-hand side of the place displays the Once a destination or way point is searched, it is Address Book Operate menu. automatically retained and stored in the To edit the information about the location: Destination History.
  • Page 53 The Address Information menu appears. Refer Enter a new name; touch “OK”. to the item corresponding to the subsequent The name of the current location appears in operation. After finishing the operation, the the text box. Delete the current name, and Address Book menu appears.
  • Page 54: Deleting Address Book Or Destination History Information

    Selecting a pictograph to appear on the Alternative options : Delete This Item : Delete the location selected in Step 2. Touch “Select Image”. Delete All Address Book Entries (or Delete All Destinations) : Touch the Pictograph to appear on the Delete all the Address Book or Destination map.
  • Page 55: Loading Registered Locations Data From A Cd-R

    This function is used when moving Address Book to the navigation system, and have an active sub- data from a Pioneer navigation system with a PC scription to XM NavTraffic service, you can view card slot (e.g., AVIC-88DVD) to a Pioneer naviga- current traffic conditions and information on your tion system without a PC card slot (e.g., AVIC-...
  • Page 56: Confirming Traffic Information On The Map

    Touch to view the incident list. Touch “Back” to return to the list with Places (street names) where incidents have traffic information. occurred are displayed in the list. A list with traffic information appears again. Checking traffic information on the route Touch “Info/Traffic”...
  • Page 57: Information On Avoiding Traffic Congestion On Route Ahead

    ❒ Traffic congestion lines are not displayed on New : “City Map”. A new route is displayed on the screen. Current : (3) Icon for traffic information The current route is displayed on the screen. (appears only when the scale on the map is 10 mi OK : (20 km) or lower) Select the route to that displayed on the screen.
  • Page 58: Traffic Flow Information

    If there is no traffic congestion informa- ❒ The lines for traffic flow are not displayed on tion on the route “City Map”. If there is no traffic congestion information, a ❒ The flow icon appears only when the scale on message appears to inform you that there is no the map is 10 mi (20 km) or lower.
  • Page 59: Using The Xm Tuner To View Stock, Sports, And Other Information

    Using the XM Tuner to View Touch the traffic information item to dis- Stock, Sports, and Other Infor- play. A red check appears next to the selected traf- mation fic information. When an XM tuner (GEX-P10XMT) is connected, you can receive stock price, sports, and other information, and display it onscreen.
  • Page 60: Displaying Browsable Information

    Displaying browsable informa- “Punc” : You can input text with the punctuation such tion as “!”and “:”. ❒ The displayed items depend on the informa- “Oper” : tion which is sent from each station. You can input text with the operators such as “+”and “–”.
  • Page 61: Displaying Favorite Browsable Information

    Displaying favorite browsable Checking the Reception Status of the XM Tuner Information XM special contents can be assigned as a short- The current XM tuner’s (GEX-P10XMT) reception cut or “My Favorites” so that it can be accessed status and signal strength appear on screen. (The without having to search every time an update is information that is transmitted via XM DATA needed.
  • Page 62: Emergency Info

    Emergency Info ance service is paid for by Pioneer only if your navigation system is registered with Pioneer and you sign up on-line with Signature’s Nationwide The Emergency Info screen provides important Auto Club, Inc. at the time you register your navi- emergency information pertaining to your vehi- gation system with Pioneer.
  • Page 63: Searching For Car Service In An Emergency

    ❒ If information is already registered, that Touch “Info/Traffic” in the Main menu, information will appear. and then touch “Emergency Info”. Input the number you wish to register, Touch “Locate Car Service”. and then touch “OK”. A list of auto services appears onscreen. Edit VIN Touch the Category of the auto service Register your Vehicle’s Identification Number.
  • Page 64: Changing Background Picture

    ➲ Shortcut menu ➞ Page 30 navigation menu screen. Several background pictures are stored in the Pioneer DVD Map Disc. If you want to use these pictures, insert the Pioneer DVD Map Disc. Here, a method for changing the background pic-...
  • Page 65 “Back to Original”. When ❒ When the navigation system is reset, or the the Pioneer DVD Map Disc is inserted, you language setting is changed, the back- cannot select “Import from Disc”. ground picture may change back to the ❒...
  • Page 66: Setting The Vehicle Dynamics Display

    Setting the Vehicle Dynamics Angular Velocity : Display Displays the vehicle’s turning angle over one second (how far it has turned in a second). Slope : You can change the values displayed by the Displays the vehicle’s vertical movement. The instruments on the left and right of the Vehicle + side represents the rising angle, and the –...
  • Page 67: Checking The Navigation Status

    Checking the Navigation Status (6) Acceleration or deceleration/Rota- tional speed Acceleration or deceleration velocity of your The navigation status, including the driving sta- vehicle is indicated. Also, rotational speed tus of a vehicle, positioning status by satellite, when your vehicle turns to left or right is learning status of the 3D sensor, and cable con- shown.
  • Page 68 (2) GPS Antenna Indicates the connection status of the GPS antenna, the reception sensitivity, and from how many satellites the signal is received. If the signal is received correctly, “OK” is dis- played. If reception is poor, “NOK” appears. (3) Installation Position The Installation position of the navigation sys- tem is shown.
  • Page 69: Customizing Your Navigation System

    Chapter 5 Customizing Your Navigation System • For safety reasons, these functions are not available while your vehicle is in motion. To enable these functions, you must stop in a safe place and put on the parking brake before setting your route (see page 13 Interlock for details).
  • Page 70: System Options

    Language Selection Guidance Volume Touch “+” or “–” to change the Guidance volume. ➲ The language displayed can be set ➞ Beep Volume Page 126 Touch “+” or “–” to change the Beep volume. Once you change the language, installation of ❒...
  • Page 71: Short-Cut Selection

    Short-Cut Selection ❒ In order to operate the navigation system by voice, you need the microphone kit (CD-VC1), Select shortcuts to display on the map screen. In which is sold separately. Before connecting the list displayed onscreen, the items with red the microphone, be sure to first turn the igni- checks are displayed on the map screen.
  • Page 72: Map Display Options

    : Traffic On Route Screen is not switched. Displaying a list of traffic information on the Day/Night Display route. To improve the visibility of the map during the ➲ Displaying traffic information on the route ➞ evening, you can change the combination of the Page 54 colors of the map.
  • Page 73: Demo Mode

    Time Map In Memory The memory area is the area in the map, which is Adjusts the systems clock. The time difference being read in advance for the memory navi mode. (+, –) between the time originally set in your navi- There are two ways of setting the memory area.
  • Page 74: Restore Factory Settings

    Restore Factory Settings Reset various settings registered to the naviga- tion system and restores to the default or factory settings. To restore, touch “Yes”. ❒ About the item return to the default, please check “Display Information” at the end of this manual.
  • Page 75: Using The Av Source (Built-In Dvd Drive And Radio)

    Chapter 6 Using the AV Source (Built-in DVD Drive and Radio) Selecting a source You can play a DVD-Video, CD, MP3 disc or use the radio with the navigation system. This chapter describes how to use the audio source and the Press the NAVI/AV button to switch basic operation of the audio source.
  • Page 76: How To Display Each Menu

    — When AUX (auxiliary input) is set to off. — When AV INPUT (video input) is not set to VIDEO. ❒ The term “external unit” refers to a Pioneer product (such as one available in the future) that, although incompatible as a source, ena- bles control of basic functions by the naviga- tion system.
  • Page 77 Touch “AUDIO”, “FUNCTION” or “SETUP” to enter the menu you want to operate. Each menu is displayed. The items that cannot be operated according to the sources or conditions are indicated in gray. FUNCTION menu AUDIO menu SETUP menu (1) FUNCTION key Touch to enter the FUNCTION menu for each source.
  • Page 78: Operating The Built-In Dvd Drive

    Operating the Built-in DVD drive ➲ Common operation of the DISC sources ➞ Page 77 You can play a DVD-Video, CD or MP3 disc using ➲ More advanced DVD-Video operation ➞ the built-in DVD drive of the navigation system. Page 80 This section describes common operations for ❒...
  • Page 79: Touch Key Operation

    ❒ If you have switched between playback of MP3 files and audio data (CD-DA), playback starts (11) at the first track on the disc. ❒ This built-in DVD drive can play back an MP3 (10) file recorded on CD-ROM. ❒ There is sometimes a delay between starting up playback and the sound being issued.
  • Page 80 ❒ Some replay positions cannot be recorded. (8) Hide the touch keys Touching “HIDE” clears the touch keys. This will depend on the playback position. Touch anywhere on the LCD screen, display (3) Playback and Pause the touch keys again. Pause lets you temporarily stop disc playback.
  • Page 81: Operation Using The Function Menu

    Operation using the FUNCTION CD, MP3:Search for a desired track You can use the search function to specify a menu track to search for a desired track. Touch 0 — 9 to input the desired number. ➲ How to display the FUNCTION menu ➞ Page 74 •...
  • Page 82: Other Dvd-Video Function

    ❒ When playing discs with MP3 files and audio Touch the screen to display to touch data (CD-DA), repeat play performs within the panel keys. currently playing data session even if DISC is Touch ➞ to display selected. (2) Play tracks in a random order Touch to display touch panel keys Touching “RANDOM”...
  • Page 83 ❒ With some discs, images may be unclear ❒ The number in the mark on a DVD’s during slow motion playback. package indicates the number of recorded languages/audio systems. ❒ Reverse slow motion playback is not possi- ble. ❒ With some DVDs, switching between lan- guages/audio systems may only be possi- Searching for a desired scene, starting ble using a menu display.
  • Page 84: Radio

    Radio Touch “ANGLE” during playback of a scene shot from multiple angles. Each time you touch “ANGLE” switches Listening to the radio between angle. ❒ The mark on a DVD’s package indi- cates that it features multi-angle scenes. The number in the mark indicates the number of angles from which scenes were shot.
  • Page 85: Storing And Recalling Broadcast Frequencies

    Touch the source icon and then touch When you find a frequency that you want “RADIO” to select the radio. to store in memory keep touching a preset tuning key P1 — P6 until the preset number (e.g., 1) stops flashing. The number you have touched will flash in the preset number indicator and then remain lit.
  • Page 86: Tuning In Strong Signals

    Touch “BSM” in the FUNCTION menu. Touch “START” to turn BSM on. BSM begins to flash. While BSM is flashing the six strongest broadcast frequencies will be stored under preset tuning keys P1 — P6 in order of their signal strength. When fin- ished, BSM stops flashing.
  • Page 87: Using The Av Source (Pioneer Av Equipment)

    Chapter 7 Using the AV Source (Pioneer AV Equipment) When Pioneer audio equipment is connected to When playing CD TEXT disc, each Disc title, Disc the navigation system using IP-BUS or AV-BUS, artist, Track title or Track artist is displayed.
  • Page 88: 50-Disc Multi-Cd Player

    50-disc multi-CD player Playing tracks in a random order Only those functions described in this manual Random play lets you play back tracks in a ran- are supported for 50-disc multi-CD players. dom order within the repeat range, M-CD or (But the navigation system can perform the disc DISC.
  • Page 89: Selecting Tracks From The Track List

    Selecting tracks from the track Using ITS playlists list ITS (Instant Track Selection) lets you make a play- list of favorite tracks from those in the multi-CD Track title list lets you see the list of track titles on player magazine. After you have added your a CD TEXT disc and select one of them to play favorite tracks to the playlist you can turn on ITS back.
  • Page 90: Using Cd Text Functions

    Using CD TEXT functions if no tracks in the current range are pro- grammed for ITS play then ITS EMPTY is You can use these functions only with a CD TEXT displayed. compatible multi-CD player. Some discs have certain information encoded on Erasing a track from your ITS playlist the disc during manufacture.
  • Page 91: Xm Tuner

    XM Tuner (5) XM channel select mode indicator Shows what channel select mode has been (GEX-P10XMT, GEX-P920XM) selected. You can select a channel from all chan- nels in ALL CH mode, and select a channel from Listening to XM Satellite Radio selected category in CATEGORY mode.
  • Page 92: Switching Between The Detail Information Dis- Play And The Preset List Display

    Switching between the detail The number you have touched will flash in the XM preset number indicator and then remain information display and the pre- lit. The selected station has been stored in set list display memory. You can switch the left side of the basic screen The next time you touch the same preset tun- according to your preference.
  • Page 93: Selecting A Xm Channel Directly

    Memorizing the song title and the artist Detail information display or Preset list name of a song display — Ch Name List (Channel name) — Song Title List (Song title) — Artist Name The song title and artist name of the song you are List (Artist name) listening to can be memorized.
  • Page 94: Returning To The Channel That Was Received Immediately Before

    Advanced XM tuner operation Memorize a traffic channel Tune in to the Traffic channel. Press and hold the TRFC button for two seconds or more. That traffic channel will be memorized. ❒ The channels 000 and 001 can not be memo- rized (although the channel 001 is the default).
  • Page 95: Xm Tuner (Gex-P910Xm)

    XM Tuner (GEX-P910XM) Touch the source icon and then touch “XM” to select the XM. Listening to XM Satellite Radio Touch “BAND” to select a XM band. Touch “BAND” repeatedly until the desired XM band is displayed: XM1, XM2 or XM3. To perform tuning, touch The channels move up or down step by step.
  • Page 96: Switching The Xm Channel Select Mode

    You can use the navigation system to control a Touch “MODE” to select the desired Pioneer Sirius satellite digital tuner, which is sold channel select setting. separately. Touch “MODE” repeatedly to switch between...
  • Page 97: Storing And Recalling Broadcast Stations

    ❒ Display changes as follows when you (1) Function display Shows the function names. switch channels or operate in other ways. The text of selected display* is automati- ➲ How to display the FUNCTION menu ➞ cally scrolled. Page 74 CH NUMBER mode: ❒...
  • Page 98: Switching The Display

    Channel numbers that do not exist are Touch “SEND” repeatedly to select the skipped, and the next channel in that channel league that your favorite team is catego- category is selected. rized under. ❒ If you select a channel of another category ❒...
  • Page 99 Detailed Instructions on selecting a team and Game Alert setting The chart below illustrates the Team Setting menu. Select teams for the Game Alert function referring to this chart and the function compatibility chart for your navigation system. Example: When selecting an NBA team (e.g. Lakers) Menu changes: SIRIUS screen (FUNCTION 3) Game Alert ON/OFF setting...
  • Page 100: Displaying Game Information

    Displaying Game Information An alert will be displayed when a game with the team you selected is about to start (or is currently playing). You can also display game information and changes to the broadcast channel. ❒ Game Information function is available when Game Alert function is turned on.
  • Page 101: Ipod

    iPod (9) Play time bar Shows the elapsed playing time and the remain- ing time of the current track. Listening to the iPod Touch the source icon and then touch “iPod” to select the iPod. To skip backward or forward to another track, touch ...
  • Page 102: Advanced Ipod Operation

    Repeating play Touch one of the categories in which you want to search for a song. There are two repeat play types for the iPod: ONE • PLAYLISTS (playlists) (one-track repeat) and ALL (all-tracks repeat). • ARTISTS (artists) • ALBUMS (albums) Touch “REPEAT”...
  • Page 103: Tv Tuner

    TV Tuner Touch the source icon and then touch “TV” to select the TV. Touch the screen to display the touch panel keys. • For safety reasons, visual images cannot be viewed while your vehicle is in motion. Touch “BAND” to select a band. To view visual images, you must stop in a Touch “BAND”...
  • Page 104: Storing And Recalling Broadcast Stations

    Storing and recalling broadcast Storing the strongest broadcast stations stations sequentially If you touch any of the preset tuning keys P1— Touch “BSSM” in the FUNCTION menu. P12 you can easily store up to 12 broadcast sta- tions for later recall with the touch of a key. Touch “START”...
  • Page 105: Dvd Player (S-Dvd)

    DVD Player (S-DVD) (3) Title number indicator Shows the title currently playing during DVD- Video playback. (4) Chapter/track number indicator • For safety reasons, visual images cannot Shows the chapter/track currently playing. be viewed while your vehicle is in motion. (5) Play time indicator To view visual images, you must stop in a Shows the elapsed playing time of the current...
  • Page 106: Selecting A Disc

    Selecting a disc Pausing disc playback ❒ You can use this function only when a multi- Touch “PAUSE” in the FUNCTION menu. DVD player is connected to navigation system. Touching “PAUSE” switches between “ON” and “OFF”. Touch  or  to select a disc. ❒...
  • Page 107: External Unit

    Touch “1-6KEY” in the FUNCTION menu. Touch desired key (“1 KEY”-“6 KEY”) to operate the external unit. The term “external unit” refers to a Pioneer prod- uct (such as one available in the future) that, Advanced external unit opera- although incompatible as a source, enables con- tion trol of basic functions by the navigation system.
  • Page 108: Switching The Automatic And Manual Function

    Touch “FUNCTION 1” - “FUNCTION 4” in the FUNCTION menu. An IP-BUS-RCA Interconnector such as the Touch “SEND”. CDRB20/CD-RB10 (sold separately) lets you con- nect your navigation system to auxiliary equip- ment featuring RCA output. For more details, refer to the IP-BUS-RCA Interconnector owner’s manual.
  • Page 109: Customizing The Audio Source Setting

    Chapter 8 Customizing the Audio Source Setting Recalling equalizer curves Various settings are available with the audio source according to your audiovisual requests. There are six stored equalizer curves which you This chapter describes the methods of changing can easily recall at any time. Here is a list of the the various settings and how to set of the LCD equalizer curves: panel.
  • Page 110: Using Balance Adjustment

    Using balance adjustment You can select a fader/balance setting that pro- vides an ideal listening environment in all occu- pied seats. Touch “FAD/BAL” in the AUDIO menu. When the rear output setting is REAR SP • BAND: SUB W, BALANCE will be displayed instead You can select the equalizer band.
  • Page 111: Adjusting Bass And Treble

    Adjusting bass and treble Touch “SUB WOOFER” in the AUDIO menu. Use this function to adjust the bass and treble. When PREOUT (the subwoofer controller The ability to select the frequency as well as the setting in INITIAL menu) is FULL, you can- level gives you good control over the tonal bal- not select “SUB WOOFER”.
  • Page 112: Using The High Pass Filter

    Using the high pass filter Compensating for equalizer curves (EQ-EX) When you do not want low sounds from the sub- woofer output frequency range to play from the The EQ-EX function smoothes the effects of each front or rear speakers, turn the HPF (high pass equalizer curve.
  • Page 113: Setting Assist Subtitles On Or Off

    Setting the aspect ratio Touch “SETUP” and “LANGUAGE” and then touch “S.TITLE LANGUAGE”, There are two kinds of display. A wide screen dis- “AUDIO LANGUAGE” or “MENU LAN- play has a width-to-height ratio (TV aspect) of GUAGE”. 16:9, while a regular display has a TV aspect of Each language menu is displayed and the cur- 4:3.
  • Page 114: Initial Settings

    Initial Settings Touch “SETUP” and “PARENTAL”. Touch “PARENTAL”. Adjusting initial settings Touch 0 — 9 to input a four digit code number. While the input number is displayed, touch “ENTER”. The code number is registered, and you can now set the level. Touch any of 1 —...
  • Page 115: Setting The Rear Output And Subwoofer Controller

    Setting the rear output and sub- Switching the sound muting/ woofer controller attenuation The navigation system’s rear output (rear speaker Sound from this system is muted, attenuated or leads output and RCA rear output) can be used mixed automatically in the following cases: for full-range speaker (REAR SP FULL) or sub- •...
  • Page 116: Switching The Dimmer Setting For Sub-Display

    • Select “VIDEO” to watch video of a connected nel processor system.) Pioneer is not component as AV source. responsible for any damage to the speaker • Select “M-DVD” to watch video of a connected DVD player as S-DVD source.
  • Page 117: Setting For Rear View Camera

    ❒ The map screen navigation images output to • Pioneer recommends the use of a camera the rear display differ from standard NTSC for- which outputs mirror reversed images, mat images.
  • Page 118: Setting The Slide Back Function

    Setting the slide back function FULL (full) A 4:3 picture is enlarged in the horizontal direc- You can adjust the LCD panel slide position to tion only, enabling you to enjoy a 4:3 TV picture prevent the display from hitting the shift lever of (normal picture) without any omissions.
  • Page 119: Operating The Picture Adjustment

    Operating the Picture Adjust- ❒ The picture adjustment may not be able to ment be used with some rear view cameras. ❒ The same setting is selected for the normal background picture and the navigation map display. • For safety reasons, visual images cannot ❒...
  • Page 120: Switching The Screen Using The Disp Button

    CD (Normal Audio CD) Touch “ESC” to hide the touch panel keys. Title list — list off (Information plate only) ❒ Because of the LCD screen characteris- CD (CD TEXT disc) tics, you may not be able to adjust the Some discs have certain information encoded on screen at low temperatures.
  • Page 121: Language Code Chart For Dvd

    Language Code Chart for DVD Language (code), input code Language (code), input code Language (code), input code Japanese (ja), 1001 Guarani (gn), 0714 Pashto, Pushto (ps), 1619 English (en), 0514 Gujarati (gu), 0721 Quechua (qu), 1721 French (fr), 0618 Hausa (ha), 0801 Rhaeto-Romance (rm), 1813 Spanish (es), 0519 Hindi (hi), 0809...
  • Page 123: Operating Your Navigation System By Voice

    Basics of Voice Operation As necessary, repeat Steps 2 and 3. Your Pioneer navigation system comes with the latest in voice recognition technology. You can use voice commands to operate many of its func- tions. This chapter describes where you can use The voice command is carried out.
  • Page 124: Voice Commands

    ❒ Depending on the operating state of the navi- gation system, some commands displayed in Voice Help may be unavailable. ❒ If no command is made in the next 6 seconds, voice recognition is canceled and the naviga- tion system is on hold until the next operation. Touch the VOICE icon to reactivate voice Voice Help Current page...
  • Page 125: Available Voice Commands Related To Audio

    For SIRIUS source ❒ When you input a telephone number by voice, only numbers in data can be recognized. Preset 1-6, Band Change ❒ You cannot search for telephone numbers of For TV source registered locations. Preset 1-12, Seek Up/Down, Band Change Operating the route being guided For S-DVD (M-DVD) source Rerouting*, XX mi/km detour*, Cancel Route,...
  • Page 126: Tips For Voice Operation

    Tips for Voice Operation Say “POI in Vicinity”. Say the contents you want to operate. Here, the selection method of your destination is For your voice commands to be correctly recog- specified. When you want to search the gas nized and interpreted, ensure that conditions are station nearest to the current location, say suitable for recognition.
  • Page 127: Appendix

    English is the default language of the naviga- parking brake is applied. tion system. If desired, you can select another language as shown. Insert the Pioneer DVD Map Disc into the disc loading slot of the navigation sys- ❒ To keep English, touch “No/Non”. After tem.
  • Page 128 Select the language from the list. To set the time difference, touch “+” or Touch the language you want to use. “–”. Time difference ❒ The language selected here is reflected for the navigation functions (e.g., Destination The time difference between the time origi- search, etc.) only.
  • Page 129: Memory Navi Mode

    Memory Navi Mode What is auto downloaded memory area? This is the zone around the route in the map area While the DVD Map Disc is inserted, you can that is automatically stored in the memory when store the data on the DVD Map Disc into the the route is set.
  • Page 130: About The Icon For The Memory Navi Mode

    ory navi mode is indicated by the following icons Main menu on the lower right of the map screen. Browse ✓ (Green flashes): Reading the data My Favorites ✓ (Green is lit): Operated in memory navi mode Emergency Info ✓ (Red is lit): Operated in memory navi mode, Overlay POI –...
  • Page 131: Cautions Relating To Auto Reroute In Memory Navi Mode

    Cautions relating to auto reroute “Delete route” to delete the current route, then reset the destination.) in memory navi mode • In some cases, you may not be able to use map Auto rerouting in memory navi mode is designed display mode during DVD navi mode.
  • Page 132: Positioning Technology

    Positioning Technology The method of positioning changes as follows depending on whether the speed pulse of your The navigation system accurately measures your vehicle is detected or not: current location by combining the positioning by GPS and by Dead Reckoning. 3D hybrid mode This is active when the speed pulse is detected.
  • Page 133: Handling Large Errors

    Handling Large Errors ❒ If you use chains on your wheels for winter driving or put on the spare wheel, errors may suddenly increase because of difference in Positioning errors are kept to a minimum by com- wheel diameter. The system detects the fact bining GPS, Dead Reckoning, and map match- that the tire diameter has changed, and auto- ing.
  • Page 134: Vehicles That Cannot Obtain Speed Pulse Data

    • If a car phone or cellular phone is used near • If there is a parallel road. the GPS antenna, GPS reception may be lost temporarily. • Do not cover the GPS antenna with spray paint or car wax, because this may block the recep- tion of GPS signals.
  • Page 135 • If there is a loop or similar road configuration. • If your vehicle is turned on a turntable or simi- lar structure. • If you take a ferry. • If your vehicle’s wheels spin, such as on a gravel road or in snow. •...
  • Page 136: About The Data Being Deleted

    Limitation of Functions for • If you join the road after driving around a large parking lot. Areas not Stored on the Disc For areas not stored on the disc (unrecorded areas), the functions will operate as follows: ➲ Inoperable buttons for unrecorded areas ➞ Page 28 Displaying the map •...
  • Page 137: Other Function Limitations

    of the disc, the system may not be able to set the route up to the destination. • If the vehicle deviates from the set route in an unrecorded area, the Auto Reroute function will not work. • Even if “Close-up of Junction” is “On”, the display will not switch to an enlarged map of the intersection.
  • Page 138: Troubleshooting

    While this list is not comprehensive, it should answer your most common problems. If a solution to your problem cannot be found here, con- tact your dealer or the nearest authorized Pioneer service facility. Problems in the navigation screen...
  • Page 139 Symptom Cause Action (See) Your vehicle is operating in Simple Connect the speed signal input (pink hybrid mode. lead wire) of the power cable cor- rectly, and reset the 3D Hybrid Sen- sor memory (“Learning Status”). The navigation system is installed Confirm the installation angle.
  • Page 140: Problems In The Audio Screen (Common)

    Problems in the audio screen (common) Symptom Cause Action (See) Playback is not possible. The disc is dirty. Clean disc. (➞ “Hardware Manual”) The loaded disc is a type your naviga- Check what type the disc is. tion system cannot play. Non compatible video system disc is Change to a disc compatible to your loaded.
  • Page 141: Messages And How To React To Them

    Insert a normal, round disc. damaged. Irregular speed pulse signal is If the navigation system does not Consult your Pioneer dealer. detected. Please power off the sys- receive the vehicle speed pulse. tem and check the installation. After you have checked, please re-boot the...
  • Page 142 “OK”. Gyro Sensor is not working properly. Abnormal output of Gyrosensor is Note down the error code shown on Please consult your dealer or Pioneer detected. the screen; turn off the power, and service center. then contact your nearest Pioneer service facility.
  • Page 143 • Change the destination. of malfunction of map data, software, • Clean the disc. hardware, or disc. • Consult the Pioneer Local dealer if this message persists. Route calculation was not possible The destination is too far. • Set a destination closer to the start- because the destination is too far.
  • Page 144 Message When What to do This area does not contain any POI’s Vicinity Search cannot be per- Replace the DVD Map Disc and per- of the selected type. formed because the searched loca- form the Vicinity Search again. tion is in areas not stored on the DVD Map Disc (unrecorded areas).
  • Page 145 • Clean the DVD drive. Memory navigation is presently not not be read for some reason, result- • Consult the Pioneer Local dealer if possible. ing in deletion of the memory. this message persists.
  • Page 146: Error Messages

    When problems occur with disc playback, an error message appears on the display. Refer to the table below to identify the problem, then take the suggested corrective action. If the error persists, contact your dealer or your nearest PIONEER Service Center. The messages in “( )” will appear on the sub-display.
  • Page 147: Route Setting Information

    • Upgrade DVD Map Discs are available for • The route set by your navigation system is purchase from your local Pioneer dealer based on the assumption that the driver does that includes the most current map and not know the area.
  • Page 148: Route Highlighting

    Route highlighting • In some cases, guidance may direct you past your destination and then indicate a U-turn to • Once set, the route is highlighted in bright get back to it. green or light blue on the map. • In some cases, a route may begin on the oppo- •...
  • Page 149: Types Of The Road Stored In The Disc

    16:9, providing a bigger picture for exceptional presence and atmosphere. data and can only be used to plot a navigable route. Pioneer navigation will only display a navi- Bit rate gable route on the map (only the arrival guidance This expresses data volume per second, or bps units for the destination or a way point is available).
  • Page 150: Guidance Mode

    DVDs. Generally, DVDs are recorded with higher sam- DVD Map Discs pling frequency and bit rate than CDs. Therefore, DVDs The DVD-ROM disc contain Pioneer navigation software. can provide higher sound quality. Map data is also recorded on the discs.
  • Page 151: Voice Guidance

    Optical digital output By transmitting audio signals in a digital signal format, VBR is short for variable bit rate. Generally speaking the chance of sonic quality deteriorating in the course of CBR (constant bit rate) is more widely used. But by flexi- transmission is minimized.
  • Page 152: Display Information

    Display Information *1: If you touch “Restore Factory Settings”, the registered POI Shortcuts return to the default or fac- tory settings. *2: If you touch “Restore Factory Settings”, the setting value return to the default or factory settings. Main menu Destination Address Search P.
  • Page 153 Route Options Edit Current Route P. 46, 43 View Current Route P. 46, 42 Recalculate P. 47 Number of Routes*2 P. 47 Route Condition*2 P. 47 Avoid Freeway*2 P. 47 Avoid Ferry*2 P. 47 Avoid Toll Road*2 P. 47 Designate Areas to Avoid P.
  • Page 154 Settings Volume*2 P. 67 Language Selection System Options P. 68, 126 Short-Cut Selection KM/Mile Setting*2 P. 68 Map Display Options*2 Voice Recog. Help*2 P. 68 Defined Locations Auto Voice Recognition*2 P. 68 Demo Mode*2 Average Speed*2 P. 71 P. 69 Time Background Picture Setting P.
  • Page 155: Shortcut Menu

    Shortcut menu ❒ The shortcuts displayed onscreen can be changed. The shortcuts described here are those that can be selected with the system as default setting. ❒ Items marked with an asterisk (*3) cannot be removed from the shortcut menu. ➲...
  • Page 156: Menu In The Audio Screen

    Menu in the Audio Screen AUDIO menu AUDIO FAD/BAL (BALANCE) P. 108 EQ MENU P. 108 BASS P. 109 TREBLE P. 109 LOUDNESS P. 109 SUB WOOFER (NON FADING) P. 109 P. 110 P. 110 EQ-EX P. 110...
  • Page 157: Initial Menu

  • Page 158: Function Menu

  • Page 160 TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC. 300 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R OP2, Canada TEL: 1-877-283-5901 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO, S.A. de C.V. Blvd.Manuel Avila Camacho 138 10 piso Col.Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico, D.F. 11000 TEL:55-9178-4270 Published by Pioneer Corporation.

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