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Operation Manual
DVD Map - USA / Canada
This operation manual can be used with the following models:
Notice to all users:
This software requires that the navigation unit 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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Summary of Contents for Pioneer AVIC N2 - Navigation System With DVD player

  • Page 1 This software requires that the navigation unit 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 screen shown in the example may differ from the actual screen. The actual screen may be changed without notice for performance and function improvements.
  • Page 3: License Agreement

    The Software and related documentation are pro- AGREEMENT (Refer to page 5). IF YOU DO NOT vided to you “AS IS”. PIONEER AND ITS LICEN- AGREE WITH ALL OF THESE TERMS, PLEASE SOR(S) (for the purpose of provisions 2 and 3,...
  • Page 4 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 5: Pioneer Cndv-50Mt [Cndv-50Mtp] - 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 this Agreement. This Agreement may be Database 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

    Safety Information 12 Your Favorite Location 38 Failure to Operate 12 Selecting Destination from the Destination Histo- After-sales service for Pioneer products 12 ry and Address Book 38 Purchasing Software Upgrade 12 Modifying the Route Calculation Conditions 38 Product registration 12...
  • Page 11 Traffic flow information 52 Selecting traffic information to display 53 Chapter 7 Checking the reception status of the XM tuner 54 Using the AV Source (Pioneer AV Emergency Info 54 Equipments) Checking the information registered as Emer- Multi-CD Player 79...
  • Page 12 Introduction of audio adjustments 89 Using the equalizer 89 Appendix Using balance adjustment 89 Installing the Program 105 Adjusting equalizer curves 90 Adjusting bass and treble 90 Memory Navi Mode 107 Adjusting loudness 91 Navigation in the memory navi mode 107 Using subwoofer output 91 About the icon for the memory navi mode 108 Using non fading output 91...
  • Page 13: 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 14: Notes Before Using The System And Additional Safety Information

    1. Register your product. We will keep the details properly, contact your dealer or the nearest of your purchase on file to help you refer to this authorized Pioneer service facility. information in the event of an insurance claim such as loss or theft.
  • Page 15 About this disc releasing the parking brake if the vehicle Only use the Pioneer Map disc with Pioneer DVD is parked on a hill or otherwise might Navigation Unit. You cannot use other discs.
  • Page 16: Features (Characteristics Of This Software)

    Compatible with the Voice Recognition memory, but saving cannot be guaranteed System completely. If original image data is deleted, Using a separately sold Pioneer voice recognition set the CD-R again and re-import the original kit (CD-VC1) will enable voice operation for both image.
  • Page 17: 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 unit.
  • Page 18: Terminology

    Using the AV Source (Pioneer AV Equipments) When Pioneer audio equipment is connected to the navigation unit, that equipment can be operated from the navigation unit. This chapter describes the operation of the audio source that can be used when Pioneer audio equipment is connected.
  • Page 19: Map Discs For Navigation System

    Map Discs for Navigation Sys- 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 21: Basic Operation

    Navigation System destination ➞ Page 20 starts up. ➲ Searching the destination by map ➞ Insert the Pioneer DVD map disc to the Page 33 disc loading slot. ➲ Other search methods ➞ Page 35 to 38 Press the NAVI/AV button to switch the Turn off the vehicle engine.
  • Page 22: 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 23 Press the NAVI MENU button to display the main menu. Touch “Address Search”. Selects the method for searching the destina- tion. The input text is deleted letter by letter from the end of the text. Continuing to press deletes all of the text. “Back”...
  • Page 24 “0-9” : Touch the street from the list. You can input text with numbers. “Back” : Returns you to previous screen. ❒ For example, for “Early California Ct”, you can just enter part of the name, such as “Califor- nia”. ❒...
  • Page 25 ❒ If the selected street is very long, and ❒ Touching the allows you to hear the passes through several cities or area, the information again. screen for entering the name of the city or ❒ If you deviate from the route with the Guid- area appears.
  • Page 26: Memory Navi Mode

    Memory navi mode How to listen to a CD While the map disc is inserted, you can store the You can listen to a CD by removing the map disc data on the map disc into the memory of the nav- from the navigation unit.
  • Page 27 Touch “Yes”. Information of track being played The audio CD set in the navigation unit is You can also skip backward or forward to played. another track by moving the joystick left or ❒ DISC AUTO is off in the default setting. right.
  • Page 28: Buttons You Can Use

    Buttons you can use The status of the buttons appearing on the screen is indicated by their color. Depending on the function the navigation is per- forming, you can touch some buttons, while other buttons are not available. Blue touch key: The button is operable.
  • Page 29: Menu And Map Display

    Chapter 2 Menu and Map Display ➲ Other search methods ➞ Page 35 to 38 This section describes the basic operations, 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 30: Shortcut Menu

    Route Options menu : Destination Used to specify the conditions for setting the Displayed when the map is scrolled. Set the route to the destination. route to the place specified with the scroll cur- ➲ Setting the Route Options ➞ Page 38 sor.
  • Page 31: 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 32 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 33 ❒ When set to Driver’s View and Vehicle Display items Dynamics, the system cannot be changed to an enlarged intersection map. Guidance point* The next guidance point (next turning point, etc.) Display during freeway driving is shown by a yellow flag. In select locations of the freeway, lane informa- tion is available, indicating the recommended Destination*...
  • Page 34: Changing The Scale Of The Map

    (9) VOICE icon (20) Lane information Touch to change to voice recognition mode. Lane information is displayed the first time voice guidance is used. When the guidance screen is ❒ This is displayed only when the microphone displayed near an interchange or exit, the lane for voice recognition is connected.
  • Page 35: Moving The Map To The Location You Want To See

    Moving the map to the location (5) Shortcut menu ➲ How to view shortcut menu ➞ Page 28 you want to see If you touch the display briefly, the shortcut menu Viewing the information of a specified appears. location Touching anywhere on the map for at least 2 sec- An icon appears at registered places (home loca- onds changes the map to Scroll mode and the tion, specific places, address book entries) and...
  • Page 36 Scroll the map and move the scroll cursor to the place you want to make your desti- nation. ➲ Moving the map to view the part you want to see ➞ Page 33 Touch ❒ If you press the POS button during route cal- culation, the calculation is canceled and the map display appears.
  • Page 37: 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 38: Finding A Poi In Your Surroundings

    Touch the subcategory. The selected category will have a red check mark. Input the name of the POI. OK : If the list does not automatically appear when Starts searching the name of the POI has been entered, try Back : touching “OK”.
  • Page 39: Searching The Facilities Around The Scroll Cursor

    ❒ If you want to search with more detailed Searching the facilities around categories, touch . When the subcate- the scroll cursor gory list appears, touch the item you want to display and touch “Back”. Scroll the map and move the scroll cursor ❒...
  • Page 40: Searching For Your Destination By Specifying The Telephone Number

    Searching for Your Destination Touch “Destination” in the Main menu, and then touch “Address Book” or by Specifying the Telephone “Destination History”. Number Touch your destination name. If you know the telephone number of your desti- nation, you can quickly search for your destina- tion by specifying the telephone number.
  • Page 41: Items That Users Can Change

    Items that users can change Avoid Freeway This setting controls whether or not freeways may This section describes the details of the setting be included in the road calculation. (A route for each menu. Settings marked with an asterisk using freeway may be calculated in some cases, (*) show that they are default or factory settings.
  • Page 42: Checking The Set Route

    Search your destination and set the route. Touch “OK”. Calculated routes are shown in different The route you selected is accepted, and the colors (from two to six routes). map of your surroundings appears. When you start driving, the route guidance begins. Touch “Next”...
  • Page 43: Checking The Set Route With Text

    Touch to scroll the Name of the streets you are driving through map. To continue scrolling after you release your finger, touch and hold If necessary, the scale of the map can be changed. Driving distance Touch “Back”. You can return to the previous display. ❒...
  • Page 44: Recalculating The Route To Your Destination

    Recalculating the Route to Your Touch “Yes (all)”. Destination You can set the length of the area, and avoid just that area, or you can even search a new route from the current location to your destination. (On the map screen during route guidance, try the fol- lowing operations.) The current route is deleted, and a map of Touch the map screen.
  • Page 45: Skipping A Way Point

    ❒ If you set a way point(s) in the route to your Touch “Way Point”. destination, the route up to the next way Confirm the contents of the list, and touch point will appear light green. The rest of “Done”. the route will be light blue.
  • Page 46: Adding And Deleting Way Points Using The Route Options

    Touch “Done”. Displays a POI category list. A new route to your destination via the Touch category or remaining way points is calculated. ❒ You can also cancel the route using the Chg.Route in the shortcut menu. Adding and deleting way points using the Route Options Touch “Route Options”...
  • Page 47: 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 in a safe place and put on the parking Favorite location icon brake before setting your route.
  • Page 48: 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 49 If the pronunciation is correct, touch “Yes”. (1) Name The name can be used as a command for voice operation. The details you set are registered, and the (2) Name (2nd line) Address Book menu appears. The name of the city appears in this column. Alternative options : (Not editable) No :...
  • Page 50: Deleting Address Book Or Destination History Information

    Delete This Item : This function is used when moving Address Book Delete the location selected in Step 2. data from a Pioneer navigation unit with a PC Delete All Address Book Entries (or card slot (e.g., AVIC-88DVD) to a Pioneer naviga- Delete All Destinations) : tion unit without a PC card slot (e.g., AVIC-N2).
  • Page 51: Setting Areas To Avoid

    Insert the CD-R (-RW) to the disc loading Select the place to register and display slot. the map. ➲ Searching places to register ➞ Page 35 to Touch “Settings” in the Main menu, then touch “System Options”. Once a search is complete, a map with the specified location at its center appears.
  • Page 52: Using Xm Navtraffic Information

    Select the desired operation. Viewing traffic information Traffic Information is displayed onscreen in a list. This allows you to check how many traffic inci- dents have occurred, their location, and their dis- tance from your current position. Checking all traffic information On this screen, you can select the following Touch “Info/Traffic”...
  • Page 53: Information On Avoiding Traffic Congestion On Route Ahead

    information on your route. When no route has been calculated, touch to display the traffic list. When new traffic information is received, cur- ❒ When rent information is changed, or old informa- is displayed, reading from the tion has been removed, the list is updated to map disc is required.
  • Page 54: When Checking Traffic Congestion Information Manually

    No : The message disappears, and the map display reappears. List : The list with traffic information on the route is displayed. ❒ In the memory navi mode, you cannot touch Difference in distance and travel time between other than No. existing route and new route If there is no traffic congestion informa- Distance from the current position of your vehicle...
  • Page 55: Selecting Traffic Information To Display

    ❒ You may choose to set off the use of Traffic flow information. ➲ Set use of Traffic flow information setting to off ➞ Page 53 Checking traffic flow information The traffic flow information on the route can also ❒ Touching “All” selects all the traffic infor- be displayed as an onscreen list.
  • Page 56: Checking The Reception Status Of The Xm Tuner

    The Emergency Info screen provides important Inc. The first year of Emergency Roadside Assist- emergency information pertaining to your vehi- ance service is paid for by Pioneer only if your cle, insurance, and current location. Such emer- Navigation System is registered with Pioneer and...
  • Page 57: Registering User Information

    The terms and conditions regarding the Emer- gency Roadside Assistance service provided by Nationwide Auto Club, Inc. are determined solely and exclusively by Nationwide Auto Club, Inc. Please contact Nationwide Auto Club, Inc. for more information. The telephone number that appears here by default is the toll free number for this service.
  • Page 58: Locate Car Service

    A list of auto services appears onscreen. The input text is deleted letter by letter from Touch the Category of the auto service the end of the text. Continuing to press you wish to use. deletes all of the text. A red check appears next to the selected cate- “Back”...
  • Page 59: Using The Xm Tuner To View Stock, Sports, And Other Information

    Using the XM tuner to view “Punc” : You can input text with the punctuation such stock, sports, and other informa- as “!”and “:”. tion “Oper” : You can input text with the operators such as When an XM tuner (e.g., GEX-P10XMT) is con- “+”and “-”.
  • Page 60: Displaying Browsable Information

    Displaying browsable informa- Displaying favorite browsable tion Information An XM special content can be assigned as a Touch “Info/Traffic” in the Main menu, shortcut or “My Favorite” so that it can be then touch “Browse”. accessed without having to drill down every time The screen will display a list of categories.
  • Page 61: Changing Background Picture

    • Navigation Background : Background of 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 of changing background picture...
  • Page 62: Checking The Navigation Status

    The background image starts changing. After a short while, the new background image appears. Touch “Done”. (1) Distance Driving distance is indicated. (2) Speed Pulse Total number of speed pulses is indicated. On this screen, you can select the following (3) Learning Status items: Current driving mode is indicated.
  • Page 63: Checking The Connections Of Leads And Installation Positions

    ❒ The Navigation System can automatically use (5) Power Voltage its sensor memory based on the outer dimen- The power supply (reference value) provided sions of the tires. from the vehicle battery to this unit is shown. If the voltage does not fall within the range of 11 to 15V, check that power cable connection Checking the connections of is correct.
  • Page 64 • Angular Velocity Displays the vehicle’s turning angle over one second (how far it has turned in a second). • Slope Displays the vehicle’s vertical movement. The + side represents the rising angle, and the - side the falling angle. •...
  • Page 65: 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. “Mile &...
  • Page 66: System Options

    • Voice Recognition KM/Mile Setting This setting controls whether the volume of the This setting controls the unit of distance dis- Audio source is automatically muted during played on your Navigation System. voice operation. Mile * : On* : Show distances in miles. During voice operation, the volume of the Audio Mile &...
  • Page 67: Short-Cut Selection

    • Minor Ordinary Road Vicinity Search * • When the “KM/Mile Setting” is set to “Mile” Find POIs (Points Of Interest) in the vicinity of the or “Mile & Yard”, it can be set in 5 mile incre- scroll cursor. ments from 10 miles to 100 miles (35 miles*).
  • Page 68: Map Display Options

    Map Display Options On* : Display switches to an enlarged map. Touch “Map Display Options” in the Setting Off : Menu to display. Does not switch to an enlarged map. Arrow in AV Set whether to display the guidance information by arrow on the Audio Operation screen.
  • Page 69: Demo Mode

    ❒ An area not stored in the disc cannot be Modify Current Location memorized. Touch the screen to adjust the current position Around Current Route and direction of the vehicle displayed on the Sets the surrounding currently set route to the map.
  • Page 71: Using The Av Source (Built-In Dvd Drive And Radio)

    Chapter 6 Using the AV Source (Built-in DVD Drive and Radio) You can play a DVD-Video, CD, MP3 disc or use To go to the next group of touch panel keys, touch ➞. the radio with the navigation unit. This chapter describes how to use the audio source and the Touch “ESC”...
  • Page 72 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 73: Operating The Built-In Dvd Drive

    ➲ More advanced DVD-Video operation ➞ Operating the Built-in DVD drive Page 75 You can play a DVD-Video, CD or MP3 disc using ❒ Pressing the DISP button changes the the built-in DVD drive of the navigation unit. This screen display. section describes common operations for these ➲...
  • Page 74: Touch Key Operation

    ❒ There is sometimes a delay between starting up playback and the sound being issued. This (11) is particularly the case when playing back multi-session and many folders. When being (10) read in, Reading Format is displayed. ❒ Playback is carried out in order of file number. Folders are skipped if they contain no files.
  • Page 75 ❒ Some replay positions cannot be recorded. (9) Fast forward or backward Keep touching to perform fast for- This will depend on the playback position. ward or backward. (3) Playback and Pause • DVD: If you keep touching Pause lets you temporarily stop disc playback. for five seconds, the icon Touching switches between “playback”...
  • Page 76: Operation Using The Function Menu

    Touch 0 — 9 to input the desired number. Operation using the FUNCTION • To select 3, touch 3. menu • To select 10, touch 1 and 0 in order. ➲ How to display the FUNCTION menu ➞ • To select 23, touch 2 and 3 in order. To cancel the input numbers, touch Page 69 “CLEAR”.
  • Page 77: 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 type even if DISC is Touch ➞ to display selected. (2) Playing tracks in a random order Touch to display touch panel keys Touching “RANDOM”...
  • Page 78 ❒ 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 ❒ Reverse slow motion playback is not possi- languages/audio systems. ❒ With some DVDs, switching between lan- ble.
  • Page 79: Radio

    Touch “ANGLE” during playback of a (3) Preset number indicator Shows what preset has been selected. scene shot from multiple angles. Each time you touch “ANGLE” switches (4) Frequency indicator between angle. Shows to which frequency the tuner is tuned. ❒...
  • Page 80: Advanced Radio Operation

    ❒ You can also use Advanced radio operation to recall radio station frequencies assigned to preset tun- ing keys P1 — P6. Tuning in strong signals Local seek tuning lets you tune in only those radio stations with sufficiently strong signals for good reception.
  • Page 81: Using The Av Source (Pioneer Av Equipments)

    Chapter 7 Using the AV Source (Pioneer AV Equipments) When Pioneer audio equipment is connected to Touch the source icon and then touch “M- the Navigation System using IP-BUS or AV-BUS, CD” to select the multi-CD player. such equipment can be operated from the navi- Touch the screen to display the touch gation unit.
  • Page 82: Advanced Multi-Cd Player Operation

    Advanced multi-CD player oper- Tracks will play in a random order within the previously selected M-CD or DISC ranges. ation Scanning CDs and tracks When the repeat play range is set to DISC, the beginning of each track on the selected disc plays for about 10 seconds.
  • Page 83: Using Cd Text Functions

    Play a CD that you want to program. Touch “ITS MEMORY” in the FUNCTION ➲ How to select a CD ➞ Page 79 menu. Touch to select a track you want to Touch “ITS MEMORY” in the FUNCTION erase. menu. Touch “CLEAR”...
  • Page 84: Using Compression And Bass Emphasis

    Selecting tracks from the track title list XM Tuner Track title list lets you see the list of track titles on a CD TEXT disc and select one of them to play- Listening to the XM back. Touch “TRACK LIST” in the FUNCTION menu.
  • Page 85: Switching The Xm Display

    ❒ You can also use Touch the source icon and then touch to recall sta- “XM” to select the XM. tions assigned to preset tuning keys P1 — Touch the screen to display the touch panel keys. Switching the XM channel select setting Touch “BAND”...
  • Page 86: Display The Id Code

    While the input number is displayed, (3) Preset number indicator Shows which preset has been selected. touch “ENTER”. The entered XM channel is selected. (4) Channel indicator Shows which channel the TV tuner is tuned. Display the ID code (5) Preset list display Shows the preset list.
  • Page 87: Storing And Recalling Broadcast Stations

    Storing and recalling broadcast DVD Player (S-DVD) stations Playing a disc If you touch any of the preset tuning keys P1— P12 you can easily store up to 12 broadcast sta- tions for later recall with the touch of a key. When you find a station that you want to store in memory keep touching a preset tuning key P1 —...
  • Page 88: Selecting A Disc

    To perform fast forward or reverse, keep • TRACK — Repeat just the current track • DISC — Repeat the current disc touching for about one second and ❒ If you select other discs during repeat play, release. the repeat play range changes to DISC. You can also perform fast reverse/fast forward ❒...
  • Page 89: External Unit

    (1) Function display Shows the function names. ➲ How to display the FUNCTION menu ➞ External unit refers to a Pioneer product (such as one available in the future) that, although incom- Page 69 patible as a source, enables control of basic func- tions by this unit.
  • Page 90: Switching The Automatic And Manual Function

    Touch “FUNCTION 1” - “FUNCTION 4” in the FUNCTION menu. Touch “SEND”. The command displayed in “Command name” is transmitted to the external unit. Switching the automatic and manual function You can turn automatic and manual function on or off. You can switch between AUTO and MANUAL functions of the external unit connected.
  • Page 91: Customizing The Audio Source Setting

    Chapter 8 Customizing the Audio Source Setting Various settings according to your audiovisual Recalling equalizer curves requests are available with the audio source. This There are six stored equalizer curves which you chapter describes the methods of changing the can easily recall at any time. Here is a list of the various settings and how to set of the LCD panel.
  • Page 92: Adjusting Equalizer Curves

    Touch to adjust front/rear speaker Touch “+” or “–” to adjust the level of the balance. equalizer band. Each time you touch moves the front/ Each time you touch “+” or “–” increases or rear speaker balance towards the front or the decreases the level of the equalization band.
  • Page 93: Adjusting Loudness

    Adjusting loudness Using non fading output Loudness compensates for deficiencies in the When the non fading output setting is on, the low- and high-sound ranges at low volume. audio signal does not pass through navigation unit’s low pass filter (for the subwoofer), but is Touch “LOUDNESS”...
  • Page 94: Adjusting Source Levels

    Adjusting source levels Setting Up the DVD Player SLA (source level adjustment) lets you adjust the To set up the DVD of an optional DVD player, volume level of each source to prevent radical please refer to the “Owner’s Manual” for that changes in volume when switching between DVD player.
  • Page 95: Setting Assist Subtitles On Or Off

    Touch the desired language. • If you select the TV aspect, navigation unit’s display changes to the same setting. When you select “OTHER”, a language code input display is shown. Input the four digit Touch “SET UP” and then touch “TV code of the desired language then touch ASPECT”.
  • Page 96: Initial Settings

    Touch any of 1 — 8 to select the desired Touch the source icon and then touch level. “SOURCE OFF” to turn source off. The parental lock level is set. When the source icon is not displayed, you can display it by touching the screen. •...
  • Page 97: Switching The Sound Muting/Attenuation

    ❒ Operation returns to normal when the Touch “REAR SP” in the INITIAL menu. phone connection or the voice guidance is Touch “REAR SP” to switch the rear out- ended. put setting. ❒ Even when you receive a phone call, navi- When no subwoofer is connected to the rear gation voice guidance cannot be attenu- output, select FULL.
  • Page 98: Switching The 5.1Ch Setting

    Shows the setup function names. put maximum volume for the multi-chan- ➲ How to display the SETUP menu ➞ Page 69 nel processor system.) Pioneer is not responsible for any damage to the speaker Setting the video input equipment caused by ignoring this warn- ing.
  • Page 99: Selecting The Video Of Rear Display

    When the navigation screen is displayed on front, you can select either showing the navigation screen on rear display or the video of the selected • Pioneer recommends the use of a camera source. which outputs mirror reversed images, ❒ The map screen navigation images output to...
  • Page 100: Setting The Automatic Open Function

    ❒ When the AV (Video input) setting is not Setting the automatic open set to “VIDEO”, the background display function will not switch to AV (Video input). When you do not wish the display to open/close ➲ Switching the AV input setting ➞ Page 96 automatically, you can set the automatic open ❒...
  • Page 101 DVD-Video Normal display — Information plate 1 (with View- ing angle, Subtitle language, Audio language) — Information plate 2 (with Repeat range) CD (Normal Audio CD) Title list — list off (Information plate only) CD (CD TEXT disc) Some discs have certain information encoded on the disc during manufacture.
  • Page 102: 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 103: Operating Your Navigation System With 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 104: 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 opera- tion.
  • Page 105: Available Voice Commands Related To Audio

    ❒ When you input a telephone number by voice, For TV source only numbers in data can be recognized. Preset 1-12, Seek Up/Down, Band Change ❒ You cannot search for telephone numbers of For S-DVD (M-DVD) source registered locations. Disc 1-6, ITS Play, Next Disc, Previous Disc, Ran- dom play Operating the route being guided Rerouting*, XX mi/km detour*, Cancel Route,...
  • Page 106: Tips For Voice Operation

    Say “POI in Vicinity”. For optimum pick-up, the microphone should be You say the contents you want to operate. fixed at a suitable distance directly in front of the Here, selection method of your destination is driver. specified. When you want to search the gas ❒...
  • Page 107: Appendix

    Select the language from the list. Touch the language you want to use. Insert the Pioneer DVD Map disc to the disc loading slot of the Navigation Sys- tem. When the upgraded program has been found, installation of the program starts immediately.
  • Page 108 When the installation is complete, the open- To complete the setting, touch “Back”. ing display appears. The map of your surroundings appears. This completes the setup of your Navigation Sys- Press the NAVI/AV button to change the tem. Chapter 1 explains the basic operation of navigation screen.
  • Page 109: 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 map disc is inserted, you can store the that is automatically stored in the memory when data on the map disc into the memory of the nav- the route is set.
  • Page 110: About The Icon For The Memory Navi Mode

    mode is indicated by the following icons on the Main menu ✓ 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, –...
  • Page 111: Cautions Relating To Auto Reroute In Memory Navi Mode

    “Delete route” to delete the current route, then Cautions relating to auto reroute 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 112: Positioning Technology

    Positioning Technology The method of positioning changes as follows depending on whether the speed pulse of your vehicle is detected or not: The Navigation System accurately measures your current location by combining the positioning by 3D hybrid mode GPS and by Dead Reckoning. This is active when the speed pulse is detected.
  • Page 113: Handling Large Errors

    ❒ If you use chains on your wheels for winter Handling Large Errors 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 114: 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 115 • If there is a loop or similar road configuration. • If your vehicle is turned on a turntable or simi- lar. • If you take a ferry. • If your vehicle’s wheels spin, such as on a gravel road or in snow. •...
  • Page 116: About The Data Being Deleted

    • If you join the road after driving around a large Limitation of Functions for 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 26 Displaying the map •...
  • Page 117: Other Function Limitations

    area 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 118: 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 119 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 unit is installed with Confirm the installation angle.
  • Page 120: 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 this unit Check what type the disc is. cannot play. Non compatible video system disc is Change to a disc compatible to your loaded.
  • Page 121: Messages And How To React To Them

    •Insert a normal, round disc. damaged. Irregular speed pulse signal is If the Navigation unit 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 system and press “OK”.
  • Page 122 “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 123 Message When What to do Ferry has not been avoided. In case a ferry route was included in If the current route is not desired, set the route to the destination or way destination or way points that do not points even though “Avoid Ferry”...
  • Page 124 Message When What to do Too many records are selected. If the number of registered records of Delete some resisted items as appro- Please indicate what records that the voice recognition reaches or priate. you would like to remove from the exceeds 98.
  • Page 125 •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. The map data could not be stored.
  • Page 126: 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 127: Route Highlighting

    • The system assumes the driver deviated either - when your destination or way points are in intentionally or inadvertently from the route the Area to Avoid and searches for another route (intelligent - when it is not possible to avoid doing so rerouting).
  • Page 128: Intersection Enlargement

    Pioneer Navigation will only display a navi- most distant. Tracking display shows about gable route on the map (only the arrival guidance 100 miles tracking of your vehicle with white for the destination or a way point is available).
  • Page 129: About Folders And Mp3 Files

    About folders and MP3 files Glossary • An outline of a CD-ROM with MP3 files on it is This glossary explains some of the terms used in shown below. Subfolders are shown as folders the manual. in the folder currently selected. 3D Hybrid sensor The built-in sensor which enables the system to estimate your vehicle’s position.
  • Page 130 Extended formats Joliet: This stands for Digital Theater Systems. DTS is a sur- File names can have up to 64 characters. round system delivering multi-channel audio from up to Romeo: 6 independent channels. File names can have up to 128 characters. Linear PCM (LPCM)/Pulse code modulation This stands for linear pulse code modulation, which is the signal recording system used for music CDs and...
  • Page 131 Navigation map disc This DVD-ROM disc contains Pioneer navigation soft- VBR is short for variable bit rate. Generally speaking ware. Map data is also recorded on the disc. CBR (constant bit rate) is more widely used. But by flexi- bly adjusting the bit rate according to the needs of audio...
  • Page 132: Display Information

    Display Information Main menu Destination Address Search P. 20 Return Home P. 38, 45 Go to P. 38, 45 POI Search P. 35 Vicinity Search P. 36 Address Book P. 38, 46 Destination History P. 38, 46 Freeway Search P. 37 Telephone Search P.
  • Page 133: Route Options

    Route Options Edit Current Route P. 39 View Current Route P. 41 Recalculate P. 39 Number of Routes P. 39 Route Condition P. 39 Avoid Freeway P. 39 Avoid Ferry P. 39 Avoid Toll Road P. 39 Designate Areas to Avoid P.
  • Page 134 Settings Volume P. 63 Language Selection System Options P. 64 Short-Cut Selection KM/Mile Setting P. 64 Map Display Options Voice Recog. Help P. 64 Defined Locations Auto Voice Recognition P. 64 Demo Mode Average Speed P. 67 P. 64 Time Background Picture Setting P.
  • Page 135: Shortcut Menu

    Shortcut menu Shortcut menu P. 28 :Chg.Route P. 46 :Registration :Vicinity Search P. 37 :Whole Route Overview P. 65 :Overlay POI P. 37 :Address Book P. 46 Route Options :Route Options P. 131 P. 39 :Edit Current Route P. 51 :Traffic On Route :Stock Info P.
  • Page 136: Menu In The Audio Screen

    Menu in the audio screen AUDIO menu AUDIO FAD/BAL (BALANCE) P. 89 EQ MENU P. 90 BASS P. 90 TREBLE P. 90 LOUDNESS P. 91 SUB WOOFER (NON FADING) P. 91, 91 P. 91 P. 92 EQ-EX P. 92...
  • Page 137: Initial Menu

  • Page 138: Function Menu

  • Page 139 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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