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Fujitsu ECLIPSE CD8455 Owner's Manual

High-power "pro customize" cd/ms receiver with mp3/wma decoder and remote.
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CD8455
ESN E8 High-Power "Pro Customize" CD/MS Receiver with
MP3/WMA Decoder and Remote
We appreciate your purchase of this receiver.
Please read through this manual for correct operation.
We suggest that after reading it you keep this manual
in a safe place for future reference.

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    CD8455 ESN E8 High-Power "Pro Customize" CD/MS Receiver with MP3/WMA Decoder and Remote We appreciate your purchase of this receiver. Please read through this manual for correct operation. We suggest that after reading it you keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.

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    For your safety in using the CD8455 Warnings and caution signs, illustrated below, are posted throughout this manual as well as on the CD8455. They show safe and correct ways to handle the product so as to prevent personal injury to you, others and to avoid property damage. Before reading through the manual, take time to read through and learn the important information listed in this section.

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    Warning ● Do not modify this system for use other than that specified herein. Also, do not deviate from the installation procedures described herein; Eclipse will not be held liable for damages including, but not limited to serious injury, death or property damage resulting from installations that enable unintended operation.

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    Warning ● To avoid equipment and vehicle damage, including fire, never supply power to installed equipment in a way which will overload the capacity of an existing vehicle circuit. Never leave a power supply wire or connection uninsulated. Always install supplied fuses, circuit breakers, and relays.

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    Warning ● Do not use when it is broken (the screen is not lit or no sound comes out). Accidents, fires or shocks may result. ● Always replace fuses with fuses of identical capacity and characteristics. Never use a higher capacity fuse than the original. Using the wrong type of fuse may cause a fire or severe damage.

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    Caution ● Wiring and installing this equipment requires expertise and experience. Professional installation is recommended. Consult with your dealer or a professional installer. Incorrect wiring may damage the equipment or interfere with safe vehicle operation. ● Use only the accessory parts as specified. Using other parts may cause damage to the equipment or cause parts to fall or fly off the equipment.

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    Caution ● Avoid hot surfaces when wiring equipment. High temperatures may damage wiring, causing shorts, arcing and fires. ● When changing the installation location for this equipment, please consult the dealer where you bought it for safety reasons. Expertise is necessary for removal and installation. ●...

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    Caution ● Do not short, disassemble or heat the batteries, or place them in fire or water. Fire and injuries may result from battery rupture and leakage. ● Store the remote control in a place away from direct sunlight, high temperatures, and high moisture levels.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Operating precautions................16 Names of controls and parts..............23 ESN security operating precedure ............24 Basic operation ..................41 How to operate the CD player ..............72 How to operate the MP3/WMA player............84 How to operate the Memory Stick player..........93 How to operate the tuner................

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    Table of Contents Operating precautions................. 16 Notes on operation......................16 About compact discs ..................... 17 About cleaning a CD ..................... 19 About Memory Sticks ....................20 About cleaning the Memory Sticks................22 Names of controls and parts .............. 23 ESN security operating procedure............. 24 About ESN ........................

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    Enabling the loudness control ..................49 Making changes with Display Adjustment Mode............50 Switching the motion picture................... 51 Switching the brightness..................52 Changing illumination color..................53 Disabling the display....................54 Importing DISP screens..................55 Displaying Amplifier Status (E-AMP DISP)............. 58 Making changes with Function Mode................

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    MP3/WMA playing time display ................87 Display order of MP3/WMA file/folder names ............87 Listening to MP3/WMA file .................... 88 Advancing to the next track (file) or returning to the beginning of the track (file) being played........................89 Skipping to the next or previous folder................89 Fast Forward/Rewind ....................

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    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode ......... 119 About Sound Adjustment Mode .................. 119 SRS Circle Surround II (CS II) ................120 Parametric equalizer..................... 120 Time Alignment..................... 122 Crossover ......................123 Multi-harmonizer ....................125 Non-fader phase ....................125 Non-Fader output....................125 Speaker layout......................

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    Changing AREA SHOT screens ................182 Display Arrows...................... 183 How to use the remote control ............184 Precautions in use of the remote control ..............184 Cleaning the remote control ..................184 Turning the power on/off ..................... 185 Adjusting the audio volume ..................185 Muting the volume ....................

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    Switching between displays when receiving HD Radio..........201 HD Radio reception settings ..................201 How to operate the tuner with an optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) ..........203 About SIRIUS satellite radio ..................203 Selecting the radio mode .................... 204 Selecting a channel.....................

  • Page 16: Operating Precautions

    Operating precautions Operating precautions <Your CD8455 will perform well over a long period of time through correct handling and care.> Notes on operation ● For your safety, play only at volume levels that allow outside sounds to be heard. ● We recommend using with this player a disc with the logo shown to the left.

  • Page 17: About Compact Discs

    Operating precautions ● Cleaning the disc slot. The disc slot tends to get dusty. Clean it occasionally to EMORY EMORY TICK TICK AGIC AGIC prevent accumulated dust from scratching the discs. ● With the front panel open, many functions will not operate, therefore, the front panel will need to be closed during operation.

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    Operating precautions About brand new CDs About CD accessories ● You may notice that some brand new ● Do not use accessories discs are rough around the center (stabilizers, protective seals, laser hole or outside edge. Remove the lens cleaners, etc.) sold rough edges with the side of a...

  • Page 19: About Cleaning A Cd

    Operating precautions About borrowed CDs About irregularly-shaped CDs ● Do not use a CD with glue or remnants ● Specially-shaped CDs, like heart- of adhesive tape or labels. They may shaped or octagonal CDs, cannot be cause the CD to get stuck inside or played.

  • Page 20: About Memory Sticks

    Operating precautions About Memory Sticks ● Do not store Memory Sticks in places that are subject to static electricity and electrical interference, otherwise the data they contain may become corrupted. ● In order to protect the player, the player's functions will be stopped automatically if a problem occurs.

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    Operating precautions ● MG Memory Stick supplied is not formatted. MG Memory Stick must be formatted prior to use. Refer to "Formatting MG Memory Stick (quick format)" on page 104 for instructions on formatting MG Memory Sticks. ● It may not be possible to use MG Memory Sticks that have just been purchased.

  • Page 22: About Cleaning The Memory Sticks

    Operating precautions About cleaning the Memory Sticks ● In order to maintain good audio performance from Memory Sticks, periodically wipe the cartridge clean of any dust and other contamination with a dry cloth.

  • Page 23: Names Of Controls And Parts

    Names of controls and parts Names of controls and parts Front view With the front open EMORY EMORY TICK TICK AGIC AGIC Never place an object or rest your hands or the like on the front panel. Opens/closes front panel and ejects CD. ] button [AUDIO CONTROL] button Adjusts volume and performs other functions.

  • Page 24: Esn Security Operating Precedure

    ESN security operating procedure ESN security operating procedure About ESN This deck is equipped with ESN (ECLIPSE Security Network). A pre- registered music CD (Key CD), four-digit security code, or a Memory Stick on which all unit functions will not operate, even by turning the ignition switch to the ACC or ON position or reconnecting the battery after turning the ignition switch off or disconnecting the battery during maintenance.

  • Page 25: How To Switch The Security Type (key Cd Security/memory Stick Security)

    ESN security operating procedure [FUNC] button Button [3] How to switch the security type (Key CD security/ Memory Stick security) You can switch the type of security being used (Key CD security or Memory Stick security). The initial setting is for Key CD security to be used.

  • Page 26: How To Operate The Esn (key Cd) Security

    ESN security operating procedure [OPEN] button [FUNC] button ] button Button [6] How to operate the ESN (Key CD) security How to program the Key CD Check that the unit is in standby. Press and hold the [FUNC] button, then button [6], and hold both for more than one second.

  • Page 27: How To Cancel The Key Cd

    ESN security operating procedure ● If there is a problem with the inserted CD, an [ERR] message will appear for two seconds and the CD will be ejected. Reinsert the ejected CD. ● If a CD causes the [ERR] message to appear twice in a row, a [CHANGE] message will appear for two seconds.

  • Page 28: How To Change The Key Cd

    ESN security operating procedure [OPEN] button [FUNC] button ] button Button [6] How to change the Key CD First, cancel the existing Key CD. Refer to "How to cancel the key CD". Next, program a new Key CD. Refer to "How to program the Key CD". How to resume normal operation (ESN security lock out) If power is disconnected while ESN security is active (a Key CD was programmed), operation is disabled until power is restored and the...

  • Page 29: What Happens If An Incorrect Cd Is Inserted

    ESN security operating procedure What happens if an incorrect CD is inserted? After the 5th incorrect attempt, the display reads [HELP] for five seconds. After the [HELP] message will appear for five seconds, serial number will appear. Press the [OPEN] or [CD ] button to close the front panel.

  • Page 30: How To Operate The Esn (memory Stick) Security

    ESN security operating procedure [FUNC] button Button [6] Buttons [1] to [4] How to operate the ESN (Memory Stick) security How to record a security code Check that the unit is in standby. Press and hold button [1], then the [FUNC] button, and hold both for more than one second.

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    ESN security operating procedure Press the [FUNC] button for more than one second. The security code is registered in the deck and security is set. The registered security code is encrypted and then written to Memory Stick. When the security code is registered using a Memory Stick that contains several kinds of data, such as music, etc., be careful not to clear the recorded data by formatting the Memory Stick.

  • Page 32: How To Cancel The Memory Stick Security

    ESN security operating procedure [FUNC] button Button [6] Buttons [1] to [4] How to cancel the Memory Stick security The security function can be canceled when the security code that has been recorded with the deck is entered and verified. Canceling the security function can be done by entering the security code into the deck, or by using the Memory Stick.

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    ESN security operating procedure [DISC] button [FUNC] button Button [6] Canceling the security function using a Memory Stick Check that the unit is in standby. Press and hold button [1], then the [FUNC] button, and hold both for more than one second. A [SEC] message appears, then in two seconds it will change to [- - - -] (Security code input display).

  • Page 34: How To Change The Memory Stick

    ESN security operating procedure How to change the Memory Stick You can change the Memory Stick and security code that have been recorded by the deck to a different Memory Stick and security code. Cancel the security code that has been recorded with the deck.

  • Page 35: How To Resume Normal Operation (esn Security Lock Out)

    ESN security operating procedure [FUNC] button Buttons [1] to [4] How to resume normal operation (ESN security lock out) If power is disconnected while ESN security is active (a security code was recorded), operation is disabled until power is restored and the unit unlocked.

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    ESN security operating procedure [DISC] button [FUNC] button Press the [FUNC] button for more than one second. If the security code matches the code recorded by the deck, [OK] will appear on the display and the security function will be canceled.

  • Page 37: What Happens If A Memory Stick Or Security Code Is Incorrect

    ESN security operating procedure If the contents recorded in the Memory Stick match the information recorded by the deck, [OK] will appear on the display for two seconds, and then the deck will return to normal operation. ● If the contents recorded in the Memory Stick do not match the information recorded by the deck, [ERR_] (ERR and the error number) will appear on the display for two seconds, and then [- - - -] (security code entry display) will appear.

  • Page 38: How To Operate The Acc Security

    ESN security operating procedure [FUNC] button Button [5] How to operate the ACC security ACC security involves using Memory Stick security to record a security code, and then when the ignition switch is turned to OFF and back to ACC, the operation of all buttons is disabled. Check that the unit is in standby.

  • Page 39: How To Turn The Security Indicator On/off

    ESN security operating procedure [FUNC] button Button [2] How to turn the security indicator on/off Once ESN security is activated, the indicator flashes whenever the vehicle's ignition switch is turned off, warning potential thieves that the unit is protected. However, if do not want this visible deterrent, it may be turned off.

  • Page 40: How To Read The Electronic Serial Number

    ESN security operating procedure [FUNC] button Button [4] How to read the Electronic Serial Number Check that the unit is in standby. Press and hold the [FUNC] button, then button [4], and hold both for more than one second. [ESN] appears on the display, followed by an eight-digit number; this number is your electronic serial number (ESN).

  • Page 41: Basic Operation

    Basic operation Basic operation [PWR] button This section covers basic operating procedures. For additional details, please refer to the sections on specific functions. Turning the power on and off When the power is turned on, the state used when the power was turned off such as CD and tuner playback is restored.

  • Page 42: Listening To Cd

    Basic operation [OPEN] button ] button [DISC MS] button Listening to CD Press the [OPEN] or [CD ] button. The front panel opens. Insert a CD into the disc slot, label side up. The CD will immediately start playing. When a CD is already loaded, press the [DISC MS] button to switch to the CD mode.

  • Page 43: Listening To Mg Memory Stick

    Basic operation [OPEN] button ] button [DISC MS] button Listening to MG Memory Stick Press the [OPEN] or [CD ] button. The front panel opens. Insert a MG Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot. ● Insert the MG Memory Stick with the mark facing inwards and press MG Memory Stick into place until a clicking sound is heard.

  • Page 44: Listening To The Tuner

    Basic operation [FM AM] button [ ] button Buttons [1] to [6] [SEL] button [ ] button Listening to the tuner Press the [FM AM] button. This will turn the tuner on. Press the [FM AM] button for less than one second to switch to the desired FM or AM bands.

  • Page 45: Adjusting Audio Volume

    Basic operation [MUTE] button [AUDIO CONTROL] button Adjusting audio volume Turn the [AUDIO CONTROL] button to the left or right. Turn to the right: Increases the volume. Turn to the left: Decreases the volume. Press the [MUTE] button for less than one second to cut the volume or restore it instantly.

  • Page 46: Switching Audio Control Modes

    Basic operation [AUDIO CONTROL] button Switching audio control modes Various audio control modes may be fine-tuned using this procedure. Press the [AUDIO CONTROL] button for less than one second to select the item to be adjusted. Modes will switch in the order shown below each time the button is pressed.

  • Page 47: Mid (middle) Mode

    Basic operation [AUDIO CONTROL] button MID (MIDDLE) Mode Adjusts middle level. Mid mode can be adjusted for each source (CDP/CDC, FM and AM and Memory stick player). Turn the [AUDIO CONTROL] button to the left or right. Turn to the right: Emphasizes medium sounds. Turn to the left: Softens medium sounds.

  • Page 48: Svc (source Volume Control) Mode

    Basic operation [AUDIO CONTROL] button SVC (Source Volume Control) Mode You can set different volume levels for each audio mode. The volume for the initial FM mode (default value: 40) is used as a reference for storing the differences in volume that have been set for each audio mode.

  • Page 49: Enabling The Loudness Control

    Basic operation [AUDIO CONTROL] button Turn the [AUDIO CONTROL] button to the left or right. Turn to the right: Increases the SVC setting level. Turn to the left: Decreases the SVC setting level. The volume difference can be set within a range of -10 to +20. If the battery terminals have been disconnected because of a reason such as vehicle maintenance, the SVC settings will return to their default values.

  • Page 50: Making Changes With Display Adjustment Mode

    Basic operation [SEL] button [DISP] button Making changes with Display Adjustment Mode This mode lets you adjust the display brightness, change the button illumination color and turn the display on and off. Press the [DISP] button for less than one second. Enters display adjustment mode.

  • Page 51: Switching The Motion Picture

    Basic operation [SEL] button [DISP] button [RTN] button Switching the motion picture You can select a moving picture screen that is already available in the deck and show it on the display. The deck has three types of motion picture available. In addition, moving picture screens provided by the ECLIPSE website (E-iSERV) can be downloaded, imported into the deck and displayed.

  • Page 52: Switching The Brightness

    Basic operation [SEL] button [DISP] button [RTN] button Switching the brightness Adjust the display brightness to the best level. Turn the [SEL] button to select Bright. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The mode will change to luminance adjustment mode. Turn the [SEL] button to adjust brightness.

  • Page 53: Changing Illumination Color

    Basic operation [SEL] button [DISP] button [RTN] button Changing illumination color You can change the button illumination color in the following way. Turn the [SEL] button to select ILL. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The screen for changing the illumination color will appear. Turn the [SEL] button to adjust the illumination color.

  • Page 54: Disabling The Display

    Basic operation [SEL] button [DISP] button [RTN] button Disabling the display You can turn the display on and off in the following way. Turn the [SEL] button to select Disp ON/OFF. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The screen for turning the screen display on and off will appear.

  • Page 55: Importing Disp Screens

    Basic operation Importing DISP screens Moving picture screens provided by the ECLIPSE website (E- iSERV) can be downloaded and used instead of pre-set moving pictures. To download moving picture screens follow the ECLIPSE website (E-iSERV). After downloading the data to your PC, copy the data to a Memory Stick or CD-R and import the data into the deck.

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    Basic operation [OPEN] button [SEL] button [DISP] button [RTN] button Turn the [SEL] button to select Disp Data. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The Disp Data mode is activated. Turn the [SEL] button to select media types. Press the [SEL] button.

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    Basic operation Press the [SEL] button. This begins importing the data into the deck. If the data has already been imported, the data will be overwritten. When importing has completed, [Completed] will appear and the front panel opens automatically, and CD-Rs will automatically eject.

  • Page 58: Displaying Amplifier Status (e-amp Disp)

    Basic operation [SEL] button [DISP] button [RTN] button Displaying Amplifier Status (E-AMP DISP) If a DSP Amp is connected, the status of the DSP amp will be displayed. Turn the [SEL] button to select E-AMP DISP. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button.

  • Page 59: Making Changes With Function Mode

    Basic operation [FUNC] button [SEL] button Making changes with Function Mode A variety of settings can be changed. Press the [FUNC] button for less than one second. The function mode is activated. If you press the [FUNC] button during function mode, the adjustment mode is canceled and the mode returns to normal music mode.

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    Basic operation : Refer to page 81 for details on CD operation, and to page 113 for details on tuner operation. : This setting can only be chosen when HD radio reception is available. (Refer to page 201 for details on HD Radio operation.) : Refer to page 211 for details on AUX Sensitivity.

  • Page 61: Disabling The Guide Tone Feature (for Button Operation)

    Basic operation [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Disabling the guide tone feature (for button operation) The receiver is set at the factory to emit a beep tone in response to button operation. The guide tone feature may be disabled in the following procedure: Turn the [SEL] button to select Guide Tone.

  • Page 62: Clock Display On/off

    Basic operation [FUNC] button Button [6] [SEL] button [RTN] button Clock display on/off Switches the clock display to ON/OFF. Turn the [SEL] button to select Clock. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The clock display ON/OFF mode is activated. Turn the [SEL] button to select ON or OFF.

  • Page 63: Setting The Time

    Basic operation [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Setting the time This receiver uses the 12-hour display notation. Turn the [SEL] button to select Clock Adjust. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The clock adjustment mode is activated. Press the [SEL] button to display the item to be selected for adjustment.

  • Page 64: Switching Demonstration Screen Display

    Basic operation [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Switching demonstration screen display You can set the demonstration screen display to appear or not appear when the power is turned on. When the power turns on, the various demonstration screens such as the audio operation screens and motion picture screens will appear repeatedly in the following order.

  • Page 65: Setting The Steering Switch Function (u.s.a. Only)

    Basic operation Setting the steering switch function (U.S.A. only) The vehicle’s factory loaded steering switch becomes inoperable when the CD8455 is installed. The ECLIPSE website (E-iSERV) provides software that enables steering switch operation even with the installation of the deck. Import this software into your CD8455. For details, contact the store from which you purchased your deck.

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    Basic operation [OPEN] button [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Reading steering switch data The steering switch data that has been downloaded from E-iSERV (website) to a Memory Stick or CD-R can be loaded into the deck and saved there. Press the [FUNC] button for less than one second.

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    Basic operation When using a Memory Stick: Data downloaded from the ECLIPSE website (E-iSERV) can be saved in folders on the Memory Stick as follows: MSFTEN User creation DATA Automatic creation XXXXXXXX.ssw File extension ● Files that can be imported into the deck are created automatically when downloaded from the E-iSERV website.

  • Page 68: Compatibility With Various Switches

    Basic operation Compatibility with various switches The compatibility of the deck's various modes and the steering switches installed on your vehicle are as follows: Mode Button operation Switch Name Tuner Disc mode Short tap TUNE UP TRACK UP – SEEK+ Hold FAST UP –...

  • Page 69: Others

    Basic operation Others Operation assist function In display adjustment mode, function mode and sound adjustment mode, the screen displays help to guide you in carrying out operations. The buttons that are used for adjustment operation flash. The function button selected for adjustment is displayed.

  • Page 70: Displaying A Memo

    Basic operation [ ] button Buttons [1] to [5] [SEL] button [ ] button Displaying a memo If memos have been set, a memo recorded corresponding to a number button [1] to [5] appears on the screen when the number button is pressed briefly while the power of the main unit is turned off.

  • Page 71: Deleting A Memo

    Basic operation [SEL] button Button [6] [RTN] button Turn the [SEL] button to the left or right to select characters. Turn to the right: Advances the character forward in its type. Turn to the left: Moves the character backward in its type. [Upper-case alphabet characters] Initial value [A] [Right direction] A ¡...

  • Page 72: How To Operate The Cd Player

    How to operate the CD player How to operate the CD player [DISC MS] button First press the [DISC MS] button for less than one second to switch to the disc mode. It is assumed here that a CD has already been loaded into the unit.

  • Page 73: Advancing To The Next Track Or Returning To The Beginning Of The Track Being Played

    How to operate the CD player [ ] button [4 SCAN] button [SEL] button [ ] button Advancing to the next track or returning to the beginning of the track being played Turn the [SEL] button to the left or right. Turn to the right: Advances to the next track.

  • Page 74: Repeating The Same Track (repeat)

    How to operate the CD player [5 RPT] button [6 RAND] button Repeating the same track (REPEAT) Press the [5 RPT] button to repeat the track being played. To cancel, press the [5 RPT] button again. Playing tracks in random order (RANDOM) Press the [6 RAND] button to play the tracks in random order.

  • Page 75: Switching A Cd To Pause / Play

    How to operate the CD player ] button [OPEN] button Button [3] Switching a CD to pause / play Press button [3]. It pauses playing a CD. To cancel, press button [3] again. Ejecting the disc Press the [CD ] button. The front panel opens and the disc is ejected.

  • Page 76: Creating A Title For A Cd

    How to operate the CD player [FUNC] button [ ] button [SEL] button [ ] button [RTN] button Creating a title for a CD A CD title may be created, attached and displayed for your discs. If external CD changers are connected, a title for a CD will be created in the same way.

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    How to operate the CD player Turn the [SEL] button to the left or right to select characters. Turn to the right: Advances the character forward in its type. Turn to the left: Moves the character backward in its type. [Upper-case alphabet characters] Initial value [A] [Right direction] A ¡...

  • Page 78: Changing A Previously Set Title

    How to operate the CD player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [ ] button [RTN] button Changing a previously set title If external CD changers are connected, a previously set title for a CD will be changed in the same way. It is assumed here that the disc mode is selected.

  • Page 79

    How to operate the CD player Turn the [SEL] button to the left or right to select characters. Turn to the right: Advances the character forward in its type. Turn to the left: Moves the character backward in its type. Press the [SEL] button.

  • Page 80: Deleting A Previously Created Title

    How to operate the CD player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [6] button [RTN] button Deleting a previously created title If external CD changers are connected, a previously created title for a CD will be deleted in the same way. It is assumed here that the disc mode is selected.

  • Page 81: Changing The Number Of Cd Titles

    How to operate the CD player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Changing the number of CD titles The number of CD titles that can be set can be changed by changing the memory allocation. The number of CD titles is fixed for each pattern and the number of tuner bands that can be recorded is also changed at the same time.

  • Page 82

    How to operate the CD player Turn the [SEL] button to select an address from A to E. The patterns switches between the following. The characters for the selected item are highlighted and the memory allocation address changes. MEMORY A (standard) AM/FM: 1/3, CD title memory: 30 titles MEMORY B...

  • Page 83: Displaying Cd Text

    How to operate the CD player [DISP] button Displaying CD text Only the built-in CD player supports CD TEXT. It can not be displayed with the optional CD changer. If the CD came with a logo shown below, it is recorded with a disc title and track titles.

  • Page 84: How To Operate The Mp3/wma Player

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player How to operate the MP3/WMA player About MP3/WMA The making of MP3/WMA files by recording from sources such as broadcasts, records, recordings, videos and live performances without permission from the copyright holder for uses other than personal enjoyment is prohibited. What is MP3/WMA? MP3 (MPEG Audio Layer III) is a standard format for audio compression technology.

  • Page 85: Id3/wma Tags

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player ID3/WMA tags MP3/WMA files have an "ID3/WMA Tag" that allows input of information so that data such as song title and artist can be saved. This deck supports ID3v. 1.0, 1.1 and WMA tags. Media Media capable of playing MP3/WMA includes CD-R and CD-RW discs.

  • Page 86: Format Of Discs

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player Format of discs The format of discs to be used must be ISO9660 Level 1 or Level 2. Control items for this standard are as follows: ● Maximum directory layers: 8 layers ● Maximum characters for folder names/file names: 32 (including "." and 3 letter file extension) ●...

  • Page 87: File Names

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player File names Only files with the MP3/WMA file extension ".mp3", ".wma" can be recognized as MP3/WMA and played. Be sure to save MP3 files with the ".mp3" file extension. Be sure to WMA files with the ".wma" file extension.

  • Page 88: Listening To Mp3/wma File

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player [DISC MS] button Button [3] Listening to MP3/WMA file Press the [DISC MS] button for less than one second to switch to the CD player mode. This starts MP3/WMA file play. Disc mode from CD player ➔ Memory Stick player in order each time the button is pressed.

  • Page 89: Advancing To The Next Track (file) Or Returning To The Beginning Of The Track (file) Being Played

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player [SEL] button [ ] button [RTN] button Buttons [1 ] and [2 [ ] button Advancing to the next track (file) or returning to the beginning of the track (file) being played Turn the [SEL] button to the left or right. Turn to the right: Advances to the next track (file).

  • Page 90: Playing The Beginning Of Files (scan)

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player [4 SCAN] button [5 RPT] button Playing the beginning of files (SCAN) Press the [4 SCAN] button. Press the button briefly to play just the first 10 seconds of each song for all the files in the same layer of the folder being played. Pressing the button until [FOLDER SCAN] is displayed will play just the first 10 seconds of the first song in each folder.

  • Page 91: Playing Files In Random Order (random)

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player [5 RPT] button [6 RAND] button Playing files in random order (RANDOM) Press the [6 RAND] button. Press the button briefly to randomly play the files in the same layer as the folder being played. Pressing the button until [ALL RANDOM] is displayed will randomly play the files in all the folders.

  • Page 92: Displaying Title

    How to operate the MP3/WMA player [DISP] button Displaying title Press the [DISP] button for more than one second. Each time the button is pressed, the following will be displayed in order. Folder Name/File Name* ➔ Tag *: The display area shows a maximum of 14 characters and then scrolls to display the remaining characters.

  • Page 93: How To Operate The Memory Stick Player

    How to operate the Memory Stick player How to operate the Memory Stick player Music data recorded on "MG Memory Stick" with ATRAC3 (an audio compression technology) can be played on this deck. Recording from music CD to the MG Memory Stick is also possible.

  • Page 94: Advancing To The Next Track Or Returning To The Beginning Of The Track Being Played

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [SEL] button [ ] button [4 SCAN] button [ ] button Advancing to the next track or returning to the beginning of the track being played Turn the [SEL] button to the left or right. Turn to the right: Advances to the next track.

  • Page 95: Repeating The Same Track (repeat)

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [5 RPT] button [6 RAND] button Repeating the same track (REPEAT) Press the [5 RPT] button to repeat the track being played. To cancel, press the [5 RPT] button again. Playing tracks in random order (RANDOM) Press the [6 RAND] button to play the tracks in random order.

  • Page 96: Ejecting The Memory Stick

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [OPEN] button Ejecting the Memory Stick Press the [OPEN] button. The front panel opens. Eject the Memory Stick. Lightly press the Memory Stick once. Memory Stick will not eject by itself. Lightly press the Memory Stick to eject.

  • Page 97: Recording On Memory Stick

    How to operate the Memory Stick player Recording on Memory Stick Using ATRAC3 audio compression technology, this deck compresses the music data played on the built-in CD player, radio, external CD changer and other external inputs (such as portable players), and records the data on the MG Memory Stick.

  • Page 98

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [FUNC] button Insert the MG Memory Stick. When attempting to record from a CD, make sure to insert the CD. When attempting to record from the radio, etc., make sure to turn ON the desired sound source. Press the [FUNC] button for more than one second.

  • Page 99: Selecting Tracks To Be Recorded

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Selecting tracks to be recorded The track to be recorded can be selected. Press the [FUNC] button for less than one second. The function mode is activated. Turn the [SEL] button to select Memory Stick.

  • Page 100: Setting Sound Quality

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Setting sound quality The recording sound quality (the recording bit rate) can be set. The recording bit rate may be selected from 66k, 105k and 132k. Sound quality and data size increases as the bit rate increases.

  • Page 101

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Turn the [SEL] button to select 66kbps, 105kbps or 132kbps. The selection item is highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The selected settings will take effect. Press the [RTN] button. At this time, other adjustments can also be made in Memory Stick setting mode.

  • Page 102: Deleting Recorded File

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Deleting recorded file The recorded files being played back can be deleted. Press the [FUNC] button for less than one second, when the recording file being played back. The function mode is activated.

  • Page 103

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Turn the [SEL] button to select the file to be deleted. Press the [SEL] button. A message confirming file deletion will be displayed. Press the [SEL] button for more than two seconds. The selected file will be deleted.

  • Page 104: Formatting Mg Memory Stick (quick Format)

    How to operate the Memory Stick player [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Formatting MG Memory Stick (quick format) MG memory stick can be formatted. Press the [FUNC] button for less than one second. The function mode is activated. Turn the [SEL] button to select Memory Stick. The selection item is highlighted.

  • Page 105

    How to operate the Memory Stick player Press the [FUNC] or [RTN] button to exit function mode. ● Do not turn off the power or the ignition switch while formatting. The formatting process will be interrupted and the data may be corrupted.

  • Page 106: How To Operate The Tuner

    How to operate the tuner How to operate the tuner [ ] button [FM AM] button [SEL] button [ ] button First, press the [FM AM] button to start tuner operation. There are automatic and manual methods for setting stations in memory. The receiver will accept up to 24 stations in memory: 6 in AM and 18 in FM (6 each for FM1, FM2 and FM3.) (Initial setting) Tuning to a station...

  • Page 107: Entering Stations Into Memory Automatically (the Automatic Preset Mode: Asm)

    How to operate the tuner [FM AM] button Buttons [1] to [6] [SEL] button Entering stations into memory automatically (The automatic preset mode: ASM) Press the [FM AM] button for less than one second to switch to the desired FM or AM bands. Radio bands will switch from FM1 ➔...

  • Page 108: Manually Setting Stations Into Memory

    How to operate the tuner [FM AM] button Buttons [1] to [6] [SEL] button Manually setting stations into memory This section covers the setting of stations in memory under the numbered buttons. Press the [FM AM] button for less than one second to switch between FM and AM.

  • Page 109: Preset Station Scan

    How to operate the tuner Buttons [1] to [6] [SEL] button Preset station scan This function enables reception of all the stations in the preset buttons for five seconds each. Press the [SEL] button for less than two seconds. [P SCAN] will appear on the display, and stations stored under preset buttons [1] through [6] will be played for five seconds each.

  • Page 110: Setting A Station Name

    How to operate the tuner [ ] button [FUNC] button [SEL] button [ ] button [RTN] button Setting a station name Station name settings can be changed. Press the [FUNC] button for less than one second while in the tuner mode. The function mode is activated.

  • Page 111

    How to operate the tuner [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Turn the [SEL] button to the left or right to select characters and press the [SEL] button. Turn to the right: Advances the character forward in its type. Turn to the left: Moves the character backward in its type.

  • Page 112: Deleting A Station Name

    How to operate the tuner [FUNC] button Button [6] [RTN] button Deleting a station name Press the [FUNC] button for less than one second while in the tuner mode. The function mode is activated. Turn the [SEL] button to select Station Name. The selected item will be highlighted.

  • Page 113: Changing The Number Of Bands

    How to operate the tuner [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Changing the number of bands The number of bands can be changed by changing the memory allocations. The number of bands is fixed for each pattern and the number of CD titles that can be set is also changed at the same time.

  • Page 114

    How to operate the tuner Turn the [SEL] button to select an address from A to E. The patterns switch between the following. The characters for the selected item are highlighted. MEMORY A (standard) AM/FM: 1/3, CD title memory: 30 titles MEMORY B AM/FM: 2/5, CD title memory: 40 titles...

  • Page 115: Changing The Reception Sensitivity For Automatic Scanning

    How to operate the tuner [FM AM] button Button [1] Changing the reception sensitivity for automatic scanning The deck lets you select the reception sensitivity to be used for automatic scanning of stations. The two sensitivity modes available for this deck are AUTO mode and DX mode.

  • Page 116: Changing The Radio Band Location

    How to operate the tuner [FM AM] button Button [3] Changing the radio band location The location for the radio bands used between the North American region and the Asia/Australia/Latin region can be switched. The default setting is USA (North America). When an optional HD Radio tuner unit is connected, radio band location is set to USA.

  • Page 117: Fm Reception Characteristics

    How to operate the tuner FM reception characteristics In general, FM has much better tonal quality than AM. However, FM and FM stereo reception encounter several characteristic problems not encountered with AM. FM is more difficult to receive than AM in a moving vehicle. The following are explanatory notes on what to expect from FM reception and on how to get satisfactory performance.

  • Page 118: Reception Area Of Fm Broadcasts

    How to operate the tuner Reception area of FM broadcasts A home receiver can catch weak FM stereo signals through the use of a tall, directional or ultra-sensitive antenna. In a moving vehicle, the area for good reception is limited because of varying conditions encountered while driving, including the types and heights of broadcast antenna structures, signal strength, engine noise, etc.

  • Page 119: How To Operate The Sound Adjustment Mode

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode About Sound Adjustment Mode This deck is equipped with two different sound adjustment modes: normal mode and pro mode. In normal mode, the acoustic characteristics inside the vehicle can be adjusted using comparatively simple settings.

  • Page 120: Srs Circle Surround Ii (cs Ii)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Normal mode Pro mode E-iSERV sound effect customizations (See page 125) (See page 125) (Crossover) SRS Circle Surround II (CS II) Surround sound is produced by combining The CS II (SRS Circle Surround II) mode enables 4-speaker surround sound. The system achieves surround sound by combining SRS TruBass, which uses the difference between two different frequencies to boost bass tones, and SRS Circle Surround, which uses 2ch (L/R) correlation...

  • Page 121

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [Parametric equalizer characteristics] Median frequency can be varied. High [Sound pressure] [Frequency] High Gain can be varied. High [Sound pressure] [Frequency] High Q (sharpness/band width) can be varied. High [Sound pressure] [Frequency] High In the deck’s normal mode, 7-bands can be adjusted with a parametric equalizer.

  • Page 122: Time Alignment

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Time Alignment With vehicle audio systems, the installation position of the speakers and the position of the listener mean that the distances from the listener to the left and right speakers are almost always different. These differences in the distance from the listener to each speaker in turn means that the time taken for the sound to reach the listener is different for each speaker.

  • Page 123: Crossover

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Crossover The frequency band that is stored by audio media such as CDs is a fairly wide range from 20 Hz to 20 kHz, and it is difficult for a single speaker to be able to play back all frequencies in such a wide range.

  • Page 124

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode ● A low-pass filter (LPF) is a filter that cuts out frequencies that are higher than the specified frequency (treble range) and allows lower frequencies (bass range) to pass through. ● The slope is the signal level at which frequencies that are one octave higher or one octave lower are dampened.

  • Page 125: Multi-harmonizer

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Multi-harmonizer When original sounds are converted to MP3/WMA and Memory Stick (ATRAC3) format, frequency ranges that are not normally audible to the human ear are compressed. The multi-harmonizer can be used to play back these compressed sounds at as close to their original form as possible so that clear and powerful sound can be enjoyed.

  • Page 126

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode ● Automatic parametric equalizer correction This can be used to automatically correct distortion in frequency characteristics (peaks and dips) based on the results of measuring the frequency characteristics inside the vehicle. Automatic parametric equalizer correction is carried out in the following steps.

  • Page 127

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode ● Time alignment and crossover adjustment Other adjustments besides adjustment of this deck can be carried out using the ECLIPSE web site. The procedure for doing this is displayed on the screen, and adjustment is comparatively easy using this method.

  • Page 128: Operations During Normal Mode

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button Operations during Normal Mode Press the [SOUND] button. The mode will change to sound adjustment mode (normal mode). Refer to "Operations during Pro Mode" on page 148 for details on the operating the Pro Mode.

  • Page 129: Srs Circle Surround Ii (cs Ii)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button [ ] button [SOUND] button SRS Circle Surround II (CS II) The system achieves surround sound by combining SRS TruBass, which uses the difference between two different frequencies to boost bass tones, and SRS Circle Surround, which uses 2ch (L/R) correlation to expand the sound.

  • Page 130: Parametric Equalizer Adjustment (peq)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button [ ] button [ ] button Parametric equalizer adjustment (PEQ) The parametric equalizer adjusts 7 frequency bands. Turn the [SEL] button to select PEQ. The selected item is highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The mode will change to parametric equalizer adjustment mode.

  • Page 131

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button Buttons [1] to [6] [RTN] button Press the [6] button to select the Q curve pattern. Each time the button is pressed, the Q curve changes in the following order. NORMAL SHARP SLOW Repeat the operations in steps...

  • Page 132: Selecting An Equalizer Mode From Memory

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Buttons [1] to [5] Selecting an equalizer mode from memory Press a preset button to select the equalizer mode set in memory for the button. The buttons that set equalizer modes in memory are called preset buttons.

  • Page 133: Measuring/display Frequency Characteristic

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button Measuring/display frequency characteristic Frequency characteristics inside the vehicle can be measured and displayed on the display. The measurement result can be referred to when adjusting parametric equalizer. This result is also necessary to automatically correct parametric equalizer setting using E-iSERV sound effect customizations.

  • Page 134

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [OPEN] button [RTN] button [AUDIO CONTROL] button Press the [AUDIO CONTROL] button for less than two seconds. After pushing the button, a 10-second countdown begins. Leave the vehicle during that time. Pink noise will be output from the speakers and measurement of the frequency characteristics will start.

  • Page 135

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Press the [RTN] button. At this time, other adjustments can also be made in normal mode. Press the [SOUND] or [RTN] button to exit sound adjustment mode. ● Sound quality data is written to Memory Stick as follows. MSFTEN SOUND 205 000.ftn...

  • Page 136: Simplified Time Alignment Settings (time Alignment)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button Simplified time alignment settings (Time Alignment) This function corrects the position characteristics and frequency characteristics in order to delay the signals being output from the various speakers so that the signals from each speaker reach the listening position at the same time.

  • Page 137

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Position selector setting (Position) When the position of the listener's seat is selected, the time taken for the sound to travel from the speakers to the listener can then be adjusted in order to obtain a more natural sound orientation.

  • Page 138

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Selecting the type of vehicle (Car Type) You can select the time alignment settings to match your vehicle from a range of preset settings for different types of vehicle, allowing you to select the optimum time alignment settings automatically.

  • Page 139

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Turn the [SEL] button to select the setting item. When the button is turned, the setting item changes in the following order and the selected item is highlighted. Compact Sedan Wagon Mini Van Truck Press the [SEL] button.

  • Page 140

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Tweeter settings (Tweeter) You can select the tweeter installation location and whether or not a tweeter is being used or not, allowing you to select the optimum time alignment settings automatically.

  • Page 141

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Rear speaker position selection (Rear SP) You can select the rear speaker installation location, allowing you to select the optimum time alignment settings automatically. Turn the [SEL] button to select Rear SP. The selected item will be highlighted.

  • Page 142: Crossover Adjustment (x-over)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [ ] button [RTN] button [ ] button Crossover adjustment (X-Over) The frequencies for the front and rear speaker high-pass filter (HPF) and woofer low-pass filter (LPF) can be set within a range of 63 to 200 Hz.

  • Page 143: Multi-harmonizer Settings (harmonizer)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Multi-harmonizer settings (Harmonizer) This function uses harmonic synthesis to restore the high-frequency component that is lost as a result of the compression process so that better sound can be obtained during MP3 /WMA or Memory Stick (ATRAC3) playback.

  • Page 144: Non-fader Phase Selection (non-f Phase)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Non-fader phase selection (NON-F Phase) The merging of sound between the front and rear speakers and the woofer can be improved by selecting the phase. Switch to a phase which lets the speakers combine without any disharmony.

  • Page 145: Non-fader Output

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Non-Fader Output Non-Fader Output can be stereo or mono. Select the method that matches the output method for the sub-woofer system that is connected to the deck. Turn the [SEL] button to select Non-F Output.

  • Page 146: Importing Sound Data

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button Buttons [1] to [5] [RTN] button Importing Sound Data Sound data adjusted by the E-iSERV website can be downloaded to a CD-R or a Memory Stick and imported into the deck. Turn the [SEL] button to select Sound Data.

  • Page 147

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Press the [RTN] button. At this time, other adjustments can also be made in normal mode. Press the [SOUND] or [RTN] button to exit sound adjustment mode. When using a Memory Stick: ● Make a folders in the Memory Stick and download the data adjust through E-iSERV (web site) as shown below.

  • Page 148: Operations During Pro Mode

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button Operations during Pro Mode Press the [SOUND] button for more than five seconds. The mode switches between normal mode and pro mode each time the button is pressed. During pro mode, "PRO MODE ON" and the scroll display appear in the display.

  • Page 149

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Turn the [SEL] button to select a setting item. When the button is turned, the setting item changes in the following order and the selected item is highlighted. Time Alignment X-Over Harmonizer Non-F Phase Non-F Output SP Layout Custom Mode...

  • Page 150: Parametric Equalizer Adjustment (peq)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Parametric equalizer adjustment (PEQ) The parametric equalizer can be set for a both 3-way speaker system or a 4-speaker system. (For details about speaker layout, see page 169.) Speaker layout: 4-speaker system When the 4-speaker layout is selected, 5-band parametric equalizers can be adjusted for both the front and rear channels.

  • Page 151

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode There are 10 Rear & Front-Frequency locations (5 + 5) available for the parametric equalizer. The Parametric Equalizer is divided into two channels Front & Rear. Any frequency assigned is highlighted in White, and is unavailable for use elsewhere.

  • Page 152

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button Turn the [SEL] button to select PEQ. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The mode will change to parametric equalizer adjustment mode. Press the [SEL] button to select the channel and band to be adjusted.

  • Page 153

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [AUDIO CONTROL] button [SOUND] button [ ] button [RTN] button Buttons [1] to [6] [ ] button Press the [ ] or [ ] button. This adjusts the frequency level. [ ] button: Increases level.

  • Page 154: Parametric Equalizer

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Speaker layout: 3-way speaker system Mid-Band (Group-1) Parametric adjustment in 5-Bands of 25 Frequencies. Hi-Band (Group-2) Parametric adjustment in 5-Bands of 20 Frequencies. Eclipse has by default assigned arbitrary frequencies for each of the 5-Bands (Hi/Mid for 10 parametric bands total).

  • Page 155

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button Turn the [SEL] button to select PEQ. The selected item will be highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The mode will change to parametric equalizer adjustment mode. Press the [SEL] button to select the channel and band to be adjusted.

  • Page 156

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [AUDIO CONTROL] button [SOUND] button [ ] button Buttons [1] to [6] [RTN] button [ ] button Press the [ ] or [ ] button. This adjusts the frequency level. [ ] button: Increases level.

  • Page 157: Selecting An Equalizer Mode From Memory

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button Buttons [1] to [5] [RTN] button Selecting an equalizer mode from memory Press a preset button to select the equalizer mode set in memory for the button. The buttons that stores equalizer modes in memory are called preset buttons.

  • Page 158: Measuring/display Frequency Characteristic

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button Measuring/display frequency characteristic Frequency characteristics inside the vehicle can be measured and displayed on the display. The measurement result can be referred to when adjusting parametric equalizer. This result is also necessary to automatically correct parametric equalizer setting using E-iSERV sound effect customizations.

  • Page 159

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [OPEN] button [RTN] button [AUDIO CONTROL] button Press the [AUDIO CONTROL] button for less than two seconds. After pushing the button, a 10-second countdown begins. Leave the vehicle during that time. Pink noise will be output from the speakers and measurement of the frequency characteristics will start.

  • Page 160

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Press the [RTN] button. At this time, other adjustments can also be made in Pro mode. Press the [SOUND] or [RTN] button to exit sound adjustment mode. ● Sound quality data is written to Memory Stick as follows. MSFTEN SOUND 205 000.ftn...

  • Page 161: Time Alignment Adjustment (time Alignment)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button Time alignment adjustment (Time Alignment) The delay time and level of the sound from each speaker can be adjusted in order to correct any phase mismatches in the sound resulting from the listening position. (For details about speaker layout selection, see page 169.) Turn the [SEL] button to select Time Alignment.

  • Page 162

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [ ] button [RTN] button [ ] button Refer to the following for the method of calculating the delay time. A = (B-C) / 34 A: Delay time (ms) B: Distance from listening position to furthest speaker (cm) C: Distance from listening position to the speaker to be adjusted (cm) (Example) Listening position: Driver's seat (left)

  • Page 163: Crossover Adjustment (x-over)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button Crossover adjustment (X-Over) With the 4-speaker system, the frequencies of the front speaker HPF (High Pass Filter) and woofer LPF (Low Pass Filter) can be adjusted. With the 3-way speaker system (a speaker system combining a high range tweeter, a mid range speaker and a low range woofer), the integration between the sound of the speakers is improved by adjusting playback zones using tweeter HPF, mid-...

  • Page 164

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SEL] button Turn the [SEL] button to select the cut-off frequency. When the button is turned, the frequency changes in the following order. Speaker layout: 3-way speaker system Hi / M-LPF: 200Hz ↔ 250Hz ↔ 315Hz ↔ 400Hz ↔ 500Hz ↔ 630Hz ↔ 800Hz ↔...

  • Page 165

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [ ] button [ ] button [RTN] button Press the [ ] or [ ] buttons to set the slope. [ ] button : The slope becomes more gentle. [ ] button : The slope becomes steeper.

  • Page 166: Multi-harmonizer Settings (harmonizer)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Multi-harmonizer settings (Harmonizer) This function uses harmonic synthesis to restore the high-frequency component that is lost as a result of the compression process so that better sound can be obtained during MP3 /WMA or Memory Stick (ATRAC3) playback.

  • Page 167: Non-fader Phase Selection (non-f Phase)

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Non-fader phase selection (NON-F Phase) The merging of sound between the front and rear speakers and the woofer can be improved by selecting the phase. Switch the phase to a phase which lets the speakers combine without any disharmony.

  • Page 168: Non-fader Output

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Non-Fader Output Non-Fader Output can be stereo or mono. Select the method that matches the output method for the sub-woofer system that is connected to the deck. Turn the [SEL] button to select Non-F Output.

  • Page 169: Speaker Layout

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Speaker layout Depending upon speaker layout, you can switch between 3-way and 4-speaker systems. (Select a system configuration before adjusting PEQ, time alignment or cross over.) Turn the [SEL] button to select SP Layout. The selected item is highlighted.

  • Page 170: Importing Sound Data

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button Buttons [1] to [5] [RTN] button Importing Sound Data Sound data adjusted by the E-iSERV website can be downloaded to a CD-R or a memory stick and imported into the deck. Turn the [SEL] button to select Sound Data.

  • Page 171

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode Press the [RTN] button. At this time, other adjustments can also be made in pro mode. Press the [SOUND] or [RTN] button to exit sound adjustment mode. When using a Memory Stick: ● Make a folders in the Memory Stick and download the data adjust through E-iSERV (web site) as shown below.

  • Page 172: Custom Mode

    How to operate the Sound Adjustment Mode [SOUND] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Custom Mode Values (PEQ, time alignment, cross over value) can be adjusted using the custom mode on the web site. Adjust values following the instructions provided on the E-iSERV operation procedure screen, and download the data to a Memory Stick.

  • Page 173: How To Operate The Area Shot Function (u.s.a. Only)

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) About the AREA SHOT Using AREA SHOT function, maps to destinations and guidance information can be displayed on your deck if you have set route on the ECLIPSE web site (E-iSERV). Current vehicle position can also be displayed on the map if an optional GPS unit is connected.

  • Page 174: To Use The Area Shot Function

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) To use the AREA SHOT function In order to use AREA SHOT, driving instructions such as the direction of travel and the street names of turn intersections must be downloaded from the ECLIPSE website (E-iSERV) and imported into the CD8455. The process is as follows: Access The ECLIPSE Website.

  • Page 175: Map Data

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) Map data The map data used by the deck was created based on information provided by Tele Atlas and Geographic Data Technology. When using the map data, be aware actual road conditions and obey traffic rules.

  • Page 176: Reading The Area Shot Data

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) [OPEN] button [FUNC] button [SEL] button Reading the AREA SHOT data The AREA SHOT data that has been downloaded from E-iSERV (web site) to a Memory Stick or CD-R can be loaded into the deck and saved there.

  • Page 177

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) Turn the [SEL] button to select the saved file. The selection file name is highlighted. Press the [SEL] button. The selected file will be saved. "READING" is displayed while data is being imported. When reading has finished, [Completed] will appear on the display and then it will return to the display for selecting the function mode.

  • Page 178: Changing The Area Shot Mode

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) [MUTE] button [ ] button [RTN] button [DISP] button [ ] button Changing the AREA SHOT mode Press the [MUTE] button for more than one second. Intersection street names and turning directions are displayed on the screen.

  • Page 179: Using The Area Shot Mode

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) Using the AREA SHOT mode By manually switching between guidance points, both previous and next guidance points can be confirmed during guidance. AREA SHOT Screen Configuration Guidance information: Information about guidance points (traveling direction, street names) displayed as a text.

  • Page 180: Switching Between Guidance Points

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) [ ] button [ ] button Switching between guidance points After passing each location described in the guidance, it is necessary to switch manually to the next guidance screen. The previous screen can also be accessed manually and confirmed. Press [ ] and [ ] to switch between guidance...

  • Page 181: Re-scrolling Through Text Information

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) DISP ] button [ ] button Re-scrolling through text information Text information including intersection street names and turn directions can be scrolled across the screen by switching through guidance points. A maximum of 11 characters can be displayed on a single screen.

  • Page 182: Changing Area Shot Screens

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) Changing AREA SHOT screens Press the [RTN] button. In the AREA SHOT mode, the audio screen can be accessed. Pressing the button repeatedly allows you to switch back and for the between the AREA SHOT screen and the Audio screen.

  • Page 183: Display Arrows

    How to operate the AREA SHOT function (U.S.A. only) Display Arrows Arrows for indicating turn directions are displayed as follows. Straight Reverse ahead direction Diagonally Diagonally forward right left rear Right Left Diagonally Diagonally rear right forward left Depending on driving conditions, arrows indicate the following: U-turn Expressway Intersection...

  • Page 184: How To Use The Remote Control

    How to use the remote control How to use the remote control Precautions in use of the remote control ● Be careful when handling the remote control, especially because it is small and light. Dropping or striking it hard may damage it, wear out the battery or cause a malfunction.

  • Page 185: Turning The Power On/off

    How to use the remote control [PWR] button Remote-control light receptor ] button ] button [MUTE] button Turning the power on/off When the power is turned on, the state used when the power was turned off such as CD and tuner playing is restored. Press the [PWR] button.

  • Page 186: Switching Playback Modes

    How to use the remote control [MODE] button [TU] button [DISC] button [BAND] button [AUX] button Switching playback modes Press the [MODE] button. Press the button to switch modes in the following sequence: Tuner Disc Memory Stick Modes can be switched by pressing the following buttons: [TU] button: The tuner mode is activated.

  • Page 187: Selecting A Station (manually Or Automatically)

    How to use the remote control [BAND] button [DISC] buttons [ PRESET CH [ TUNE SEEK buttons buttons Selecting a station (manually or automatically) A short press of the button will allow manual station tuning. Pressing for more than one second will start automatic tuning. Press the [ TUNE•SEEK ] button.

  • Page 188: Advancing To The Next Track Or Returning To The Beginning Of The Track Being Played

    How to use the remote control [BAND] button [MUTE] button [ DISC ] buttons TRACK buttons Advancing to the next track or returning to the beginning of the track being played Press the [ TRACK ] button. ] button: Advances to the next track. ] button: Returns to the beginning of the track being played.

  • Page 189: How To Play Mp3/wma

    How to use the remote control [BAND] button [MUTE] button [ DISC ] buttons TRACK buttons How to play MP3/WMA Switching disc modes Press the [DISC] buton. The disc mode is activated. Press the [DISC] or [BAND] button. When one or two CD changers are connected, press the [DISC] or [BAND] button to change modes from CD player ➔...

  • Page 190: Replacing The Battery

    How to use the remote control Replacing the battery To prevent accidents, store batteries out of the reach of children. If a child has swallowed one, consult a doctor immediately. Use two AAA size batteries. Remove the back cover of the remote control unit by gently pressing and sliding it in the direction indicated by the arrow.

  • Page 191

    How to use the remote control ● Be extremely careful not to swallow the battery. ● The battery life is approximately one year. If the remote control unit does not operate correctly or if the button lamp gets dim, replace the batteries. ●...

  • Page 192: How To Operate The Receiver With An Optional Cd Changer Connected

    How to operate the receiver with an optional CD changer connected How to operate the receiver with an optional CD changer connected [DISC MS] button [SEL] button This section covers the operation of an optional CD changer that is connected to the receiver. To switch from another mode, press the [DISC MS] button for less than one second.

  • Page 193: Fast Forward/rewind

    How to operate the receiver with an optional CD changer connected [ ] button [4 SCAN] button [ ] button Fast Forward/Rewind Fast forward or rewind the song currently being played. Press and hold the [ ] or [ ] button. [ ] button: Fast forward.

  • Page 194: Repeating The Same Track (repeat)

    How to operate the receiver with an optional CD changer connected [5 RPT] button [6 RAND] button Repeating the same track (REPEAT) Press the [5 RPT] button. Pressing on the button for less than one second causes the changer to repeat the track currently being played, until the button is pressed again.

  • Page 195: Skipping To The Next Or Previous Cd

    How to operate the receiver with an optional CD changer connected [SEL] button Buttons [ ] to [ Buttons [1 ] and [2 Skipping to the next or previous CD Press button [1 ] or [2 Button [1 ]: Selects the next lower number disc. Button [2 ]: Selects the next higher number disc.

  • Page 196: Connected (u.s.a. Only)

    How to operate the tuner with an optional HD Radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) How to operate the tuner with an optional HD Radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) About HD Radio If the optional HD Radio (High Definition Radio) tuner unit is connected, terrestrial digital broadcasts can be received.

  • Page 197: Tuning To A Station

    How to operate the tuner with an optional HD Radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) [ ] button [FM AM] button [SEL] button [ ] button First, press the [FM AM] button to start tuner operation. There are automatic and manual methods for setting stations in memory. The receiver will accept up to 24 stations in memory: 6 in AM and 18 in FM (6 each for FM1, FM2 and FM3.) (Initial setting) Tuning to a station...

  • Page 198: Entering Stations Into Memory Automatically (the Automatic Preset Mode: Asm)

    How to operate the tuner with an optional HD Radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) [FM AM] button Buttons [1] to [6] [SEL] button Entering stations into memory automatically (The automatic preset mode: ASM) Press the [FM AM] button for less than one second to switch to the desired FM or AM bands.

  • Page 199: Manually Setting Stations Into Memory

    How to operate the tuner with an optional HD Radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) Buttons [1] to [6] [SEL] button [FM AM] button Manually setting stations into memory This section covers the setting of stations in memory under the numbered buttons.

  • Page 200: Preset Station Scan

    How to operate the tuner with an optional HD Radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) Buttons [1] to [6] [SEL] button Preset station scan This function enables reception of all the stations in the preset buttons for five seconds each. Press the [SEL] button for less than two seconds. [P SCAN] will appear on the display, and stations stored under preset buttons [1] through [6] will be played for five seconds each.

  • Page 201: Switching Between Displays When Receiving Hd Radio

    How to operate the tuner with an optional HD Radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) [FUNC] button [SEL] button [DISP] button [RTN] button Switching between displays when receiving HD Radio During digital reception, the name of the station being received and other information can be displayed.

  • Page 202

    How to operate the tuner with an optional HD Radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) [FUNC] button [SEL] button [DISP] button [RTN] button Turn the [SEL] button to select AUTO or OFF. The selected item will be highlighted. In the [AUTO] setting, the selection is switched between digital and analog reception automatically.

  • Page 203: Connected (u.s.a. Only)

    How to operate the tuner with an optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) How to operate the tuner with an optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) About SIRIUS satellite radio If the optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner unit is connected, satellite radio broadcast can be received.

  • Page 204: Selecting The Radio Mode

    How to operate the tuner with an optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) [ ] button [FM AM] button [SEL] button [ ] button The receiver will accept up to 24 stations in memory. Selecting the radio mode Press the [FM AM] button for more than one second.

  • Page 205: Category Selection

    How to operate the tuner with an optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) [SEL] button [ ] button [ ] button Category selection The channel can be selected from among categories such as POP and ROCK. Consult the SIRIUS website for details of categories. Press the [ ] or [ ] button for more than one second.

  • Page 206

    How to operate the tuner with an optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) Buttons [1] to [3] Button [5] Press the buttons [1], [2] and [3] to select the channel number to be input. [1] button..Hundreds [2] button.

  • Page 207: Manually Setting Channels Into Memory

    How to operate the tuner with an optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) [FM AM] button Buttons [1] to [6] [SEL] button Manually setting channels into memory This section covers the setting of channels in memory under the numbered buttons.

  • Page 208: Preset Channel Scan

    How to operate the tuner with an optional SIRIUS satellite radio tuner connected (U.S.A. only) Buttons [1] to [6] [DISP] button [SEL] button Preset channel scan This function enables reception of all the channels in the preset buttons for five seconds each. Press the [SEL] button for less than two seconds.

  • Page 209: Others

    Others Others [DISC] button Connecting portable audio players to the AUX jack Use a commonly available accessory cord with the RCA connector to connect a portable audio player to the AUX (auxiliary) jack of this system. The deck is compatible with portable audio players with both analog output and digital output (44.1 kHz and 48 kHz).

  • Page 210: Switching The External Input Method (analog/digital)

    Others Button [1] Button [4] Switching the external input method (analog/digital) You can switch the external input method for the deck. Select the method that matches the output method for the portable audio player that is connected to the deck. In AUX mode, press button [1] or button [4].

  • Page 211: Changing Auxiliary Input Sensitivity

    Others [FUNC] button [SEL] button [RTN] button Changing auxiliary input sensitivity The sensitivity of the auxiliary mode can be changed. Press the [FUNC] button for less than one second. The function mode is activated. Turn the [SEL] button to select AUX Sensitivity. The selected item is highlighted.

  • Page 212: User Registration Key Display

    Others [DISP] button User Registration Key display User Registration Key is your CD8455's unique ID. In order to use the ECLIPSE website (E-iSERV), a 16-digit User Registration Key is necessary. Check that the deck is in standby mode. Press the [DISP] button for more than one second. The first 8 digits of your User Registration Key will be displayed.

  • Page 213: If You Have A Question

    If you have a question: If you have a question: [RESET] button First check the item mentioned below before attempting to troubleshoot problems. If a problem occurs, for instance when the unit does not respond to any button presses, or the display doesn't work correctly, press the [RESET] button using a paper clip or similar item.

  • Page 214: Displayed Information (for Troubleshooting)

    If you have a question: Displayed information (for troubleshooting) The information listed in the chart below is displayed to show the status of the CD, Memory Stick player, Area Shot function, Sirius Radio and CD changer. Refer to the chart for the appropriate action. Information Contents Explanation and remedial action to take INFO 2...

  • Page 215

    If you have a question: MSINFO 5 YOU TRIED TO Delete some of the MG Memory Stick data RECORD MORE THAN or use a different MG Memory Stick for THE MAXIMUM recording. NUMBER OF TRACKS (400) ONTO A MG MEMORY STICK MSINFO 6 AN INCOMPATIBLE Check that the Memory Stick can be used...

  • Page 216

    If you have a question: Remedial action Refer Mode Problem Causes to take to page Turn up the volume Is the volume control up sufficiently? control. Is the muting function in effect Cancel the muting (MUTE)? (MUTE) function. Dead or Readjust the fader and Is the fader or balance control set far weak sound...

  • Page 217

    If you have a question: Remedial action Refer Mode Problem Causes to take to page The disc cannot be inserted. Is an extra label or seal Do not apply labels or applied to the disc? seals to the disc. The disc is ejected as soon as it is inserted.

  • Page 218: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications <GENERAL> Power Supply 14.4V DC (11-16V) Current Drain Dimensions (W x H x D) In-Dash Unit 7" x 2" x 6-1/8" (178 x 50 x 155mm) Mass (weight) Approx. 1.7kg Usage temperature range -20°C to +65°C (-4°F to +149°F ) Storage temperature range -40°C to +85°C (-20°F to +185°F ) <FM TUNER>...

  • Page 219

    Specifications <MEMORY STICK SECTION> Frequency Response 20Hz~20kHz ±3dB S/N Ratio (A-weighted) 100dB Total Harmonic Distortion 0.008 % <AUDIO AMPLIFIER> Power Output 14W x 4 (20Hz~20kHz, 1% THD, 4Ω, Vcc=14.4V) Max. 50W x 4 Output Level/Impedance 8V/55Ω line-out impedance Tone Control Bass: ±12dB at 80Hz Middle:...

  • Page 220: Before Installlation

    Before installation Before installation ● Note ● Be sure to disconnect the vehicle battery's negative terminal before installing the receiver. Components Item Q'ty Main unit Mounting sleeve Side bracket Rear bracket Bezel Bushing Self-tapping screw (6 x 16 mm) Stud bolt Flat head screw (red: 5 x 8 mm) Hex-head bolt (red: 5 x 8 mm) Hex-head bolt (6 x 20 mm)

  • Page 221: Mounting Instruction

    Mounting instruction Mounting instruction Mounting the main unit –If installing the main unit by the mounting sleeve– Insert the mounting sleeve into the opening in the vehicle dash board or console box. Use a screwdriver or the like to bend the tabs in the mounting sleeve to secure the mounting sleeve.

  • Page 222

    Mounting instruction Mount the stud bolt to the main unit. Insert the main unit into the mounting sleeve until it locks in place. Fasten the rear of the main unit using either method [A] or [B]. Some automobiles may be equipped to secure the back of the main unit using the stud bolt and supplied rubber support.

  • Page 223

    Mounting instruction –If installing the main unit by the side brackets of the vehicle– Remove the pockets and any other accessories from the center cluster to make room for the main unit. Remove the mounting side brackets for the pocket. CENTER CLUSTER POCKET SCREWS...

  • Page 224: Names Of Lead Wires And Destinations

    Mounting instruction Names of lead wires and destinations (refer to Page 227) ● Caution ● Never connect the power supply to the speaker leads, otherwise it causes damage to the main unit. ● Note ● To prevent unconnected leads from shorting out, insulate them by wrapping their tips with electrical tape.

  • Page 225

    Mounting instruction Name Wire color Destination AUX in terminals Connect to an external voice output terminal. If the microphone for measuring frequency characteristics is used, connect microphone to the L side of the RCA terminal. Digital in terminal Connect to digital output terminal of the CD changer.

  • Page 226: Measuring The Frequency Characteristics Inside The Passenger Compartment

    Mounting instruction Measuring the frequency characteristics inside the passenger compartment Connect the microphone for measuring frequency characteristics to the microphone terminal of the tuner- amplifier. Install the microphone to the headrest of the driver's seat. ● Note ● Using the supplied velcro strap, secure the microphone to the base of the headrest.

  • Page 227: System

    Mounting instruction System Note: Adjust the external amplifier’s input level. CD8455 CD8455 GPS105 GPS UNIT CD8455 CD8455 HDR105 HD RADIO TUNER CD8455 21010 CD8455...

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  • Page 234: How To Contact Customer Service

    How to contact customer service How to contact customer service Should the product require service, please contact your nearest Eclipse dealer. <U.S.A/CANADA> DIVISION OF FUJITSU TEN CORP. OF AMERICA 19600 SOUTH VERMONT AVENUE, TORRANCE, CA 90502 Phone: (310) 327-2151 <AUSTRALIA>...

  • Page 235

    How to contact customer service <KOREA> Transpectra Co., LTD. 115-16 nonhyun dong kangnam ku Seoul, Korea. Phone: 02-540-4595 Fax: 02-2-540-4666 HYUNDAI AUTONET Co., Ltd. 1st FL. Namhyoung Bldg, 746-23 Yeoksam-Dong, Kangnam-Ku, Seoul, Korea 135-080 Phone: 02-508-6001 Fax: 02-2-508-6067 <TAIWAN> Sentrek Taiwan, LTD. 1, 9F, Lane 155, Section 3, Peishen RD., Shenkeng, Taipei Hsien, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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  • Page 239

    IMPORTANT RECORD YOUR “KEY CD” OR “MEMORY STICK (SECURITY CODE)” HERE… STORE YOUR “KEY CD” OR “MEMORY STICK (SECURITY CODE)” ALONG WITH YOUR OWNER’S MANUAL.

  • Page 240

    The serial number is labeled or stamped on the chassis. Serial No. FUJITSU TEN LIMITED Contact:FUJITSU TEN CORP. OF AMERICA "ECLIPSE" is a registered trademark of 19600 So. Vermont Avenue, Torrance, CA 90502 FUJITSU TEN LIMITED in 48 countries Call:800-233-ECLIPSE including the U.S. and Japan. www.eclipse-web.com 090001-1467A700 0504 (F.O)

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