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Multi-Channel AV Master Unit
ENGLISH
Owner's Manual
AVM-P9000R
This product conforms to CEMA cord colors.

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  • Page 1

    Multi-Channel AV Master Unit ENGLISH Owner’s Manual AVM-P9000R This product conforms to CEMA cord colors.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Dear Customer ............3 Using the RDS Functions ....24 PTY Function ............24 Before Using This Product ....4 • Searching the PTY • PTY Alarm Key Finder ..............4 • Canceling Announcements About This Product ..........5 TA Function............

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    TV Tuner ..........51 Changing the Initial Settings .... 77 Basics ..............51 Accessing the Initial Settings Menu ....77 Operation at the Function Menu Screen ....52 Correcting Distorted Sound ........78 • Accessing the TV Tuner Function Menu Setting the Time ............

  • Page 4: Dear Customer

    Selecting fine audio equipment such as the unit you’ve just purchased is only the start of your musical enjoyment. Now it’s time to consider how you can maximize the fun and excitement your equipment offers. This manufacturer and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group want you to get the most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe level.

  • Page 5: Before Using This Product

    Before Using This Product Key Finder Remote Controller VOLUME SOURCE button Joystick Buttons 1–6 DISPLAY button PTY button MENU button 2/3 button RETURN button RT button V.SEL button PGM button BAND button 5/∞ button...

  • Page 6: About This Product

    Dolby Digital*/DTS** Compatibility (When combining the product with a Pioneer 6- Disc Multi-DVD Player such as the XDV-P9) When using this product with a Pioneer 6-Disc Multi-DVD Player, you can enjoy the atmos- phere and excitement provided by DVD-Video software featuring 5.1 channel recordings.

  • Page 7: About This Manual

    About This Manual This product features a number of sophisticated functions ensuring superior reception and operation. All are designed for the easiest possible use, but many are not self-explanatory. This operation manual is intended to help you benefit fully from their potential and to maxi- mize your listening enjoyment.

  • Page 8: Resetting The Microprocessor

    • If the battery is disconnected, the preset memory will be erased and must be repro- grammed. After-sales Service for Pioneer Products Please contact the dealer or distributor from where you purchased the product for its after-sales service (including warranty conditions) or any other information. In case the...

  • Page 9: Remote Control And Care

    Remote Control and Care This product is equipped with a remote controller for convenient operation. • Point the controller in the direction of the signal reception on the color display (sold separately) to operate. Precaution: • Do not store the remote controller in high temperatures or direct sunlight. •...

  • Page 10: Operation For Each Source Unit

    Player = External 1 = External 2 = AUX = Speaker Input Note: • External Unit refers to a Pioneer product (such as one available in the future) that, although incompatible as a source, enables control of basic functions by this product. Two External Units can be controlled by this product, although “External”...

  • Page 11: When Connecting A Multi-dvd Player

    • Select “Source Screen” to hear/view playback of normal audio/video sources. • You can select the Pioneer Mobile Navigation Unit only when that unit is switched on. • You can select the TV Tuner Unit only when connecting it to this product. (The video source selected with the TV Tuner is displayed.)

  • Page 12: Virtual Theater Quick Tour

    Virtual Theater Quick Tour Move the joystick up to move in virtual space to the Spectrum Analyzer Room. The spectrum ana- lyzer features a graph indicating the frequency of the sound currently in play. When the power is turned on, the Center Room screen is displayed automatically.

  • Page 13: Menu Structure

    Menu Structure The setting and adjusting operation of this product is done from the Main Menu. Press the MENU button, and four main menu icons appear on the screen: “Function”, “Audio”, “Picture” and “Set Up”. The selected function is highlighted in green. Move to each menu screen from this opening screen.

  • Page 14: Information Screen

    Information Screen By pressing the DISPLAY button on this remote control unit you can show the title list, make changes to the Source Plate Information Screen, etc. Switching the Information Screen In the following, the Multi-CD Player is used as an example of source. 7 Multi-CD Player Pressing the DISPLAY button switches the Information display on the Source Plate as fol- lows.

  • Page 15: External Devices

    7 Tuner 7 CD Player Source Plate Display Source Plate Display « « Flip-Down Plate Display Flip-Down Plate Display « (Preset Frequency List) « No Plate Flip-Down Plate Display (Radio Text Display) « 7 MD Player No Plate Source Plate Display «...

  • Page 16: Using The Screen Pictures (selecting The Navi, Vtr Etc.)

    • Select the “NAVI” by pressing the V.SEL but- ton. Note: • You can select the Pioneer Mobile Navigation Unit only when that unit is switched on. • If, while “NAVI” is selected as source, you switch off your navigation unit, you can confirm it on the display.

  • Page 17: Selecting The Video Source

    Selecting the Video Source You can enjoy video and audio entertainment from external components connected to video input. Switch the power to your video unit ON before performing operations. (Refer to the video unit manual.) • Select “Video” by pressing the SOURCE but- ton.

  • Page 18: Selecting The Picture To Rear Display

    Selecting the Picture to Rear Display You can also enjoy video and audio entertainment from external components connected to video input on a rear display (sold separately). This is only possible if a rear display is connected. Switch the power to your video unit ON before performing operations. (Refer to the video unit manual.) •...

  • Page 19: Adjusting The Picture

    Adjusting the Picture You can independently adjust Video, DVD and TV Tuner unit picture quality. You can also make adjustments to the picture quality when viewing with the car courtesy light ON or OFF, and store both settings in memory. 1.

  • Page 20: Built-in Tuner

    Built-In Tuner Basics Preset Number Frequency Selecting the Tuner Select the “Tuner” as source by pressing the SOURCE button as many times as necessary. Band Preset Tuning You can memorize broadcast stations in buttons 1 DISP through 6 for easy, one-touch station recall. Preset station recall Less than 2 seconds Broadcast station preset memory More than 2 seconds...

  • Page 21: Operation At The Function Menu Screen

    Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the Tuner Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The Tuner Function Menu appears, offering you the following options: 7 FM Tuner Function Menu Local Seek Tuning TA Function...

  • Page 22: Operating Each Function

    Operating Each Function Best Stations Memory (BSM) The BSM function stores stations in memory automatically. Select the band before performing operations. (See “Band” on page 19.) 1. Check to see “BSM” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “BSM”...

  • Page 23: Ta Function

    TA Function You can switch TA (Traffic Announcements) on/off. (See page 27.) 1. Select “TA” by moving the joystick. “TA” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles TA On/Off. Seek Select You can select seek mode between PTY search and Frequency search. (See page 25.) 1.

  • Page 24: Display The Flip-down Plate

    Display the Flip-Down Plate • Press the DISPLAY button. Each press of the DISPLAY button changes the Source Plate and Flip-Down Plate in the following order: Source Plate = Preset Frequency List = Radio Text Display = No Plate Examples Source Plate Radio Text Display (FM band) Preset Frequency List...

  • Page 25: Using The Rds Functions

    Using the RDS Functions This product features a tuner with RDS functions. RDS (Radio broadcast Data System) is a system that transmits broadcast station information together with FM programs. You get display of Program Service Name and PTY (Program Type ID code), tuning to sta- tions broadcasting a desired PTY, automatic tuning to traffic information, and emergency broadcasts and radio text display.

  • Page 26: Searching The Pty

    Searching the PTY 1. Select PTY search mode by pressing the PTY button. The PTY indicator appears on the Source Plate. Each press of the PTY button changes the method in the following order: PTY Search = Frequency Search Note: •...

  • Page 27: Pty Alarm

    PTY Alarm The PTY Alarm function automatically lets you hear broadcasts of emergency announcements concerning natural disasters and other emergencies, regardless of the source you are listening • If the tuner receives a radio alarm code, “ALARM” is indicated in the dis- play, and the tuner switches to reception of an emergency announcement.

  • Page 28: Ta Function

    TA Function The TA (Traffic Announcement standby) function lets you receive traffic announcements automatically, no matter what source you are listening to. The TA function can be activated for a TP station (a station that broadcasts traffic information). Activating/Deactivating the TA Function 1.

  • Page 29

    Canceling Traffic Announcements • Press the SOURCE button while a traffic announcement is being received to cancel the announcement and return to the original source. The announcement is canceled but the tuner remains in the TA mode until the TA function is deactivated.

  • Page 30: Radio Text

    Radio Text This tuner can display Radio Text data transmitted by RDS stations, such as station informa- tion, the name of the currently broadcast song and the name of the artist. Note: • When an RDS station is received, the “RDS” indicator lights. •...

  • Page 31: Storing Radio Text In Memory

    Storing Radio Text in memory 1. Perform “Radio Text display” steps 1–3, and then select the Radio Text you want to store in memory. 2. Press one of buttons 1 – 6 for 2 seconds to store the desired Radio Text. (e.g. Press button 4 for 2 seconds.) The Radio Text is stored in memory under the selected button.

  • Page 32: Multi-dvd Player

    Multi-DVD Player Basics Disc Number Play Time Selecting the Multi-DVD Select the “DVD” as source by pressing the SOURCE button as many times as Title Number Chapter (Track) necessary. Number The player starts playing automatically. Disc Number Search You can select discs directly with the 1 to 6 but- tons.

  • Page 33: Operation At The Function Menu Screen (dvd, Video Cd)

    Operation at the Function Menu Screen (DVD, Video CD) With Multi-DVD player, the Function Menu differs for playing DVDs, Video CDs and CDs. When playing CDs, refer to “Operation at the Function Menu Screen (CD)”. (See page 35.) Accessing the DVD Function Menu (DVD, Video CD) Begin play of a disc before selecting options from the DVD Function Menu.

  • Page 34: 7 Video Cd

    Operating Each Function Repeat Play You can select the desired repeat mode play range from the chapter (track), title or disc cur- rently in play. 1. Check to see “RPT” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “RPT”...

  • Page 35: Pgm Button

    PGM button You can create a shortcut for Pause or Repeat Play Mode. If you want to control the function of one of these, without needing to go to the Function Menu each time, do the following: 1. Select “PGM” by moving the joystick. “PGM”...

  • Page 36: Operation At The Function Menu Screen (cd)

    Operation at the Function Menu Screen (CD) With Multi-DVD player, the Function Menu differs for playing DVDs, Video CDs and CDs. When playing DVDs and Video CDs, refer to “Operation at the Function Menu Screen (DVD, Video CD)”. (See page 32.) Accessing the DVD Function Menu (CD) Begin play of a disc before selecting options from the DVD Function Menu.

  • Page 37: Operating Each Function

    Operating Each Function Repeat Play Repeat Play plays the same disc and track repeatedly. 1. Check to see “RPT” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “RPT” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click changes the Repeat mode in the following order: Disc RPT = Track RPT...

  • Page 38: Scan Play

    Scan Play Scan Play plays the first 10 seconds or so of each track on a CD in succession. 1. Select “Scan” by moving the joystick. “Scan” is highlighted in green. 2. Switch the Scan Play On by clicking the joy- stick.

  • Page 39: Pause

    Pause Pause pauses the currently playing track. 1. Select “Pause” by moving the joystick. “Pause” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles the Pause On/Off. PGM button You can create a shortcut for Pause, RPT, Random or ITS Mode. If you want to control the function of one of these, without needing to go to the Function Menu each time, do the following: 1.

  • Page 40: Display The Flip-down Plate

    Display the Flip-Down Plate • Press the DISPLAY button. Each press of the DISPLAY button changes the Source Plate and Flip-Down Plate in the following order: Source Plate = Disc Title List = No Plate Examples Disc Title List (e.g. for CDs) Source Plate (e.g.

  • Page 41: Selecting Discs By Disc Title List

    Selecting Discs by Disc Title List You can select a disc from Disc Title List you want to listen to and play. 1. Press the DISPLAY button for the Flip-Down Plate to appear. 2. Select the desired disc title by moving the joy- stick up/down.

  • Page 42: Multi-cd Player

    Multi-CD Player Basics Track Number Selecting the Multi-CD Player Select the “Multi-CD” as source by pressing the SOURCE button as many Disc Number Play Time times as necessary. The player starts playing automatically. Disc Number Search (for 6-Disc, 12-Disc types) You can select discs directly with the 1 to 6 but- DISP tons.

  • Page 43: Operation At The Function Menu Screen

    Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the Multi-CD Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The Multi-CD Function Menu appears offering you the following options: 7 Multi-CD Function Menu Scan Play Random Play...

  • Page 44: Operating Each Function

    Operating Each Function Repeat Play There are three repeat play ranges: One-track Repeat, Disc Repeat and Multi-CD player Repeat. Default repeat play range is Multi-CD player Repeat. 1. Check to see “RPT” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “RPT”...

  • Page 45: Scan Play

    Scan Play In the Disc Repeat, the beginning of each track on the selected disc is scanned for about 10 seconds. In the Multi-CD player Repeat, the beginning of the first track on each disc is scanned for about 10 seconds. 1.

  • Page 46: Pause

    Pause Pause pauses the currently playing track. 1. Select “Pause” by moving the joystick. “Pause” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles Pause On/Off. Compression and DBE Using the COMP (Compression) and DBE (Dynamic Bass Emphasis) functions enables Multi-CD player sound quality adjustment.

  • Page 47: Pgm Button

    PGM button You can create a shortcut for Pause, RPT, Random or ITS mode. If you want to control the function of one of these, without needing to go to the Function Menu each time, do the following: 1. Select “PGM” by moving the joystick. “PGM”...

  • Page 48: Disc Title Input

    Disc Title Input You can input Titles up to 10 letters long for up to 100 discs. Using this function lets you eas- ily search for and select a desired disc for play. (You can store ITS program and Disc Title data for up to 100 discs in memory.) Note: •...

  • Page 49: Getting Text Displayed (for Cd Text Compatible Type)

    7. Move the box left and right by moving the joy- stick left/right. 8. When you have completed title input, move to the 10th letter position, then memorize by moving the joystick right. Entered Title Note: • Titles remain in memory, even after the disc has been removed from the magazine, and are recalled when the disc is reinserted.

  • Page 50: Selecting Discs By Disc Title List

    Selecting Discs by Disc Title List Follow the procedures below to play a disc for which you have input the title in a Multi-CD player or a CD TEXT disc on a CD TEXT compatible Multi-CD player. 1. Press the DISPLAY button for the Flip-Down Plate to appear.

  • Page 51: Erase A Track Program

    Erase a Track Program 1. Press the DISPLAY button for the Flip-Down Plate to appear. 2. Select the track you wish to erase, during ITS Play. 3. Select “ITS Clear” by moving the joystick. “ITS Clear” is highlighted in green. 4.

  • Page 52: Tv Tuner

    TV Tuner The following explains how to use this product to control TV tuners. For details of TV tuner-specific operations/features, see your TV tuner’s manual. Basics Channel Selecting the TV Tuner Select the “TV Tuner” as source by pressing the SOURCE button as many times as necessary.

  • Page 53: Operation At The Function Menu Screen

    Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the TV Tuner Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The TV Tuner Function Menu appears, offering you the following options: 3.

  • Page 54: Cd Player

    CD Player The following explains how to use this product to control CD players. For details of CD player-specific operations/features, see your CD player’s manual. Basics Selecting the CD Player Select the “Compact Disc” as source by pressing the SOURCE button as many Track times as necessary.

  • Page 55: Operation At The Function Menu Screen

    Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the CD Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down,with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The CD Function Menu appears, offering you the following options: 3.

  • Page 56: Md Player

    MD Player The following explains how to use this product to control MD players. For details of MD player-specific operations/features, see your MD player’s manual. Basics Selecting the MD Player Select the “Mini Disc” as source by pressing the SOURCE button as many Play Time Track times as necessary.

  • Page 57: Operation At The Function Menu Screen

    Operation at the Function Menu Screen Accessing the MD Function Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The MD Function Menu appears, offering you the following options: 3.

  • Page 58: Adjusting Audio (basic)

    Adjusting Audio (Basic) Accessing the Audio Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down,with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Select “Audio” by moving the joystick. “Audio” is highlighted in green. 3. Click the joystick. Audio Menu appears, offering you the following options: 7 Audio Menu Position Selector Balance Adjustment...

  • Page 59: Proper Setting For The In-car Acoustic Characteristics

    Proper Setting for the In-car Acoustic Characteristics The built-in cabin equalizer allows you to easily adjust your audio system to meet the in- car acoustic characteristics which vary depending on the type of car and its measurement. To get the best possible sound spaciousness, be sure to make settings for the speakers. As well, making settings for “Position”...

  • Page 60: Position Selector

    Position Selector One way to assure a more natural sound is to clearly position the stereo sound image (putting you in the center of the sound field). About the Position Selector • The Position Selector function is a feature that automatically adjusts the speakers’ output levels and inserts a delay time into the speakers’...

  • Page 61: Adjustments For Speaker

    5. Cancel the FAD/BAL Setting Menu by clicking the joystick. Note: • “F 00” is the proper setting when 2 speakers are in use. Adjustments for Speaker You need to make “with/without” (or yes/no) and “size” (bass reproducing capacity) selec- tion/adjustments depending on the installed speakers.

  • Page 62

    3. Select the speaker you want to make adjust- ments to by moving the joystick. The currently selected speaker is highlighted in green. 4. Click the joystick. are displayed and you can set the size and the level for the selected speaker. 5.

  • Page 63: Equalizer Curve

    Equalizer Curve You can switch between Equalizer curves. 1. Select “Equalizer” by moving the joystick. “Equalizer” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The Graphic Equalizer Menu appears, with “Band” highlighted in green. 3. Select either “EQ+” or “EQ–” by moving the joystick up/down.

  • Page 64: Source Level Adjustment (sla)

    Source Level Adjustment (SLA) The SLA (Source Level Adjustment) function prevents radical leaps in volume level when switching between sources. Settings are based on the FM volume level, which remains unchanged. Before performing the following steps, select the source whose volume level you will adjust.

  • Page 65: Sound Field Control (sfc)

    Sound Field Control (SFC) The SFC function creates the sensation of a live performance. About the SFC function • The acoustics of different performance environments are not the same and depend on the extent and contour of space through which sound waves move and on how sounds bounce off the stage, walls, floors and ceilings.

  • Page 66: Dynamic Range Control

    4. Click the joystick. Each click toggles the selected SFC mode On/Off. Switch the SFC mode On to expe- rience a sense of presence and spaciousness. Remarks on Dolby PRO LOGIC ON/OFF • If the source is a 2-channel LPCM audio or a 2-channel Dolby Digital audio and you select SFC effects that are most applicable for 5.1-channel audio (i.e., Musical, Drama, Action or 5D), we recommend switching Dolby Pro Logic ON.

  • Page 67: Loudness Adjustment

    Loudness Adjustment The Loudness function compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at low volume. You can select a desired Loudness level. 1. Select “Position Selector” by moving the joy- stick. “Position Selector” is highlighted in green. 2.

  • Page 68: Fine Adjusting Audio (expert)

    Fine Adjusting Audio (Expert) Before Getting Started This section of the manual looks at trimming certain settings to customize audio to your taste. Check to make sure of the following settings before performing the steps below. In addition, it is also necessary that the Cabin Equalizer (see page 58) and Adjustments for Speaker (see page 60) should correctly have been set up and made in accordance with the type of car you are in and the speaker system in use.

  • Page 69

    Adjusting the Speakers’ Output Levels using a Test Tone A convenient test tone allows you to easily get the overall balance right among the speakers. 1. Select “Test Tone” by moving the joystick. “Test Tone” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. The test tone is output.

  • Page 70: Selecting A Crossover Frequency

    Selecting a Crossover Frequency You can select a frequency, sounds under which are reproduced through the subwoofer. If the installed speakers include one whose “Size” has been set “SMALL”, you can select a frequency, sounds under which are reproduced through a “LARGE” speaker or subwoofer. 1.

  • Page 71: Adjusting The Cabin Equalizer (expert)

    Adjusting the Cabin Equalizer (Expert) At the Expert Setting Menu you can make fine adjustments for 3-band parametric EQ, speaker output level and time alignment, speaker by speaker. “Band”, “Frequency”, “EQ Level” and “Q Factor” are options you need to select when adjusting the 3-band parametric equalizer. Tips for adjusting the Cabin Equalizer •...

  • Page 72: Operation At The Expert Setting Menu

    Operation at the Expert Setting Menu • To select options, move the joystick up/down or left/right. You cannot move diagonally. : Move the joystick left/right. : Move the joystick up/down. Normal: Select this to go to the Audio Setting Menu. (p. 58) Custom MEMO: See “Storing the Adjusted Cabin EQ into Memory”...

  • Page 73: Adjusting The Speakers' Output Level

    4. Select “Frequency”, “EQ Level” or “Q Factor” by moving the joystick up/down. Selected option is highlighted in green. 5. Adjust the selected option by moving the joy- stick left/right. The selectable options are adjustable in the following limits: Option Adjustable Range Frequency 100 Hz –...

  • Page 74: Adjusting The Time Alignment

    3. Select “SP Level” by moving the joystick. “SP Level” is highlighted in green. 4. Adjust the speaker’s output level by moving the joystick left/right. The display shows “–10 dB” – “+10 dB”. 5. Complete the setting by clicking the joystick. Note: The output level you set at the Expert Setting Menu is •...

  • Page 75: Storing The Adjusted Cabin Eq Into Memory

    Storing the Adjusted Cabin EQ into Memory Once you have adjusted a Cabin EQ, you can store it into memory. 1. Select “Custom MEMO” by moving the joy- stick. “Custom MEMO” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Your adjusted cabin EQ has been stored into memory, and car type changes to “CUSTOM”...

  • Page 76: Adjusting The Equalizer Curves

    Adjusting the Equalizer Curves The Cabin EQ is factory set to provide the best possible sound depending on types of car. Against this background you can also adjust Equalizer Curves, or sound effects, to create sound according to your preference. Before performing the following steps, select the source whose EQ curve you’ll adjust.

  • Page 77

    8. Adjust the selected option by moving the joy- stick up/down. The selectable options are adjustable in the following limits: As well, “Frequency” differs in adjustable range from Band to Band. Option Adjustable Range Level –12 dB to +12 dB Frequency Low: 40/80/100/160 Hz Mid: 200/500/1k/2k Hz...

  • Page 78: Changing The Initial Settings

    Changing the Initial Settings Accessing the Initial Settings Menu 1. Switch the Power off by pressing the SOURCE button for 1 second. 2. Press the MENU button for 2 seconds. The Initial Settings Menu appears, with “SENS” highlighted in green. 7 Initial Settings Menu Setting the Time Adjusting the...

  • Page 79: Correcting Distorted Sound

    Correcting Distorted Sound You can minimize distortion likely caused depending on the EQ curve settings. 1. Check to see “SENS” is currently highlighted. If not, select that option by moving the joystick. “SENS” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles SENS High/Low.

  • Page 80: Adjusting The Display Position

    Adjusting the Display Position You can adjust the position of the display. 1. Select “DISP POSI” by moving the joystick. “DISP POSI” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. 3. Adjust the display position by moving the joy- stick. 4.

  • Page 82: Other Functions

    Other Functions Switching the Center Screen and Time Display in the Center Room You can change the center screen to show a simple source information, time display in addi- tion to 9 different video clips. 1. Select the desired Display by clicking the joy- stick.

  • Page 83: Listening Sounds Or Viewing Images From Additional Units

    Listening Sounds or Viewing Images from Additional Units Accessing the Set Up Menu 1. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down,with “Function” highlighted in green. 2. Select “Set Up” by moving the joystick. “Set Up” is highlighted in green. 3.

  • Page 84: Switching The Video Mode

    Switching the Video Mode When connecting an external video component to the video input, switch the Video mode 1. Select “Video” by moving the joystick. “Video” is highlighted in green. 2. Click the joystick. Each click toggles Video On/Off. 3. Press the RETURN button. You go back to the Center Room.

  • Page 85: Aux Title Input

    AUX Title Input The display title for AUX source can be changed. 1. Select “AUX” by pressing the SOURCE but- ton. 2. Press the MENU button. The main menu icons whirl down, with “Function” highlighted in green. 3. Click the joystick. The Function Menu appears, with “Name Edit”...

  • Page 86: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you think there is If the problem If the problem still something wrong remains even after remains. with the unit. checking. Request repairs. Before requesting Reset the unit. (See repairs, check the page 7.) following chart. 7 General Symptom Cause Remedy...

  • Page 87

    7 General (continued from previous page) Symptom Cause Remedy Sound is not heard over a The speaker’s Size is set to Make the correct Size setting specific speaker. OFF. for the speaker. (See page 60.) The speaker’s Level is set to too Increase the speaker’s Level low a position.

  • Page 88

    7 Audio/DSP (continued from previous page) Symptom Cause Remedy Occasionally no sounds The center speaker setting is at Change the center speaker’s are output when Dolby Pro SMALL or LARGE whereas no Size setting to OFF. (If the Logic is switched on. center speaker is installed.

  • Page 89: Terms

    Terms Dolby Digital Dolby Digital provides discrete multichannel (up to a maximum of 5.1) audio. This is the same audio system as is installed in movie theaters. To enjoy Dolby Digital sound you need to connect this product’s optical digital input to the digital output on a DVD player with Dolby Digital decoding capability.

  • Page 90: Installation

    Installation Connecting the Units Note: • This unit is for vehicles with a 12-volt battery • When this product’s source is switched ON, a and negative grounding. Before installing it in a control signal is output through the blue/white recreational vehicle, truck, or bus, check the lead.

  • Page 91

    7 Using the Corrugated Tube • To ensure proper heat dissipation of this prod- uct, take special care not to block the cooling To prevent the optical cable from being fan side of this product. strained, use the corrugated tube after •...

  • Page 92: Connecting The Power Cord

    Connecting the Power Cord Light green Used to detect the ON/OFF status of the parking brake. This lead must be connected to the power supply side of the parking brake switch. Parking brake switch Connection method Power supply side Ground side Clamp the parking Clamp firmly with brake switch power...

  • Page 93

    Precaution: • Center speaker and subwoofer cords are the same color, so identify them by This Product checking the attached labels. Antenna cable (supplied) Black label (SUBWOOFER OUTPUT) White label (CENTER OUTPUT) Black/white Black/white Center Subwoofer speaker ≠ ≠ Black Black Blue/white To system control terminal of the power amp or Auto-...

  • Page 94

    Connecting to a Sold Separately Power Amp This product can be connected to a sold separately power amp using the RCA output jacks. This Product Rear output Front output Center output Subwoofer output Power amp (sold separately) Power amp (sold separately) Power amp RCA cables (sold separately)

  • Page 95

    Speaker Input Jack Connection This product also can be connected to a car stereo without RCA output jacks by using the speaker input jack. This Product Speaker input terminal Car stereo with speaker output jacks. Gray Right Gray/black ≠ Front speaker White Left White/black...

  • Page 96

    Connecting the System (A) Gray Green AV cable (supplied) This Product RGB cable (supplied ) 1.5 m Yellow/black To Yellow/black lead (GUIDE ON) on the navigation system. Black Yellow Blue Optical cable (supplied ) Gray IP-BUS cable (supplied with Green DVD control cable the Multi-DVD player) (supplied)

  • Page 97

    There is no need to connect a display that does not feature these Green jacks or cables. Navigation System (sold separately) V.SEL cable (supplied with the display) Multi-CD player (sold separately) Speaker Unit (supplied with the display) Blue Black When connecting a Display with an IP-BUS Display featuring non cable (sold separately)

  • Page 98

    Connecting the System (B) Gray Green AV cable (supplied) This Product RGB cable (supplied ) 1.5 m Yellow/black To Yellow/black lead (GUIDE ON) on the navigation system. Black Yellow Blue Optical cable (supplied ) Gray IP-BUS cable (supplied with DVD control cable the Multi-DVD player) (supplied) STAND...

  • Page 99

    There is no need to connect a display that does not feature these Green jacks or cables. Navigation System (sold separately) V.SEL cable (supplied with the display) Multi-CD player (sold separately) Speaker Unit (supplied with the display) Blue Black When connecting a Display with an IP-BUS Display featuring non cable (sold separately)

  • Page 100

    VIDEO Input/Output Connection It is possible to use an external video component by connecting it to the AV input on this product. When connecting the Display with RCA input jacks to Rear AV output, you can also watch the external video component’s picture. External video component (sold separately) To video output...

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    Installation Note: Installing the Unit • Before finally installing the unit, connect the wiring temporarily, making sure it is all con- 7 Mounting with Brackets nected up properly, and the unit and the system work properly. • Use only the parts included with the unit to ensure proper installation.

  • Page 102: Specifications

    Specifications General FM tuner Power source ..14.4 V DC (10.8 – 15.1 V allowable) Frequency range ........ 87.9 – 107.9 MHz Grounding system ........Negative type Usable sensitivity ....10 dBf (0.9 µV/75 Ω, mono, S/N: 30 dB) Max. current consumption 50 dB quieting sensitivity ..

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    300 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R 0P2, Canada Published by Pioneer Corporation. TEL: (905) 479-4411 Copyright © 2000 by Pioneer Corporation. PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO, S.A. de C.V. All rights reserved. San Lorenzo Num 1009 3er piso Desp. 302 Publication de Pioneer Corporation.

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