Operation Manual NAVIGATION AV SYSTEM AVIC-F900BT AVIC-F700BT Be sure to read “Important Information for the user” first! “Important Information for the user” includes the important information that you must understand before using this navigation system. English...
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Contents After the location is decided (Map Setting the traffic information 47 Confirmation Screen) Using hands-free phoning What you can do with the “Map Confirmation Hands-free phoning overview 49 Screen” 36 Preparing communication devices 49 Route... 36 Displaying the Phone Menu 49 Save as...
Contents – Searching for a desired scene and Using the touch panel keys 62 Selecting a track from the list 63 starting playback from a specified Using the “Function” menu 63 time 77 Using the “Function” menu 78 Playing music files on ROM Reading the screen 64 DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DivX setup Using the touch panel keys 64...
Contents Using the “Function” menu 95 Using the touch panel keys 107 Using the radio (FM) Customising preferences The options in the “Navi Settings” Reading the screen 97 Using the touch panel keys 97 menu 108 – Switching between the detailed –...
Contents – Displaying the “AV Sound” menu 124 – When positioning by GPS is – Using balance adjustment 124 impossible 143 – Using the equaliser 125 – Conditions likely to cause noticeable – Adjusting loudness 126 positioning errors 144 – Using subwoofer output 127 Route setting information 145 –...
Chapter Introduction Manual overview Glossary See the glossary to find the meaning of a term. Before using this product, be sure to read “Im- portant Information for the user” (a separate manual) which contains warnings, cautions, Terminology and other important information that you Before moving on, take a few minutes to read should note.
A wide variety of playable file formats ! Built-in DVD drive (AVIC-F900BT) DVD-Video (commercial-release DVD- Video), DVD-R/-RW/-R DL (DVD-Video, DVD-VR, Data<MP3, WMA, AAC, DivX>), CD (commercial-release audio CD), CD-R/- RW (CD-DA, Data<MP3, WMA, AAC, DivX>) ! Built-in CD drive (AVIC-F700BT) Engb...
When you use this navigation system with commercial (i.e. revenue-generating), real a Pioneer USB interface cable for iPod (CD- time broadcasting (terrestrial, satellite, IU230V) (sold separately), you can control cable and/or any other media), broadcast-...
Chapter Introduction Rear display entertainment of the video. When using the screen for the Video sources can be displayed on the rear first time, the adjustment of the black density display. for clear viewing is recommended. — “Video image” that is output from the built- in DVD drive (DVD-V, DVD-VR, DivX) and AV input (AV1, AV2) can be displayed on Notes for internal memory...
Chapter Introduction The microprocessor must be reset under the following conditions: ! Prior to using this product for the first time after installation. ! If the product fails to operate properly. ! If there appear to be problems with the op- eration of the system.
Chapter Basic operation Checking part names and functions Press and hold to display the “Screen Cali- This chapter gives information about the names of the parts and the main features bration” screen. using the buttons. = For details concerning operations, refer to Adjusting the response positions of the 1 Disc loading slot touch panels (touch panel calibration) on...
SD memory card rage device for any reason, it is usually not on this page. possible to recover the data. Pioneer accepts no liability for damages, costs or expenses arising from data loss or corruption. Engb...
! If data loss or corruption occurs on the sto- rage device for any reason, it is usually not possible to recover the data. Pioneer accepts no liability for damages, costs or expenses arising from data loss or corruption.
! If data loss or corruption occurs on the sto- termination rage device for any reason, it is usually not possible to recover the data. Pioneer accepts Start the engine to boot up the system. no liability for damages, costs or expenses After a short pause, the navigation splash arising from data loss or corruption.
Chapter Basic operation Touch the language that you want to use on the screen. The “Top Menu” appears. Touch the language that you want to Regular startup use for the voice guidance. CAUTION The rear view camera function is not available for safety reasons until the navigation system boots up completely.
Chapter Basic operation What you can do on each menu Touch [On] next to “Camera” to acti- 1 Top Menu Press MENU button to display the “Top vate the camera setting. Menu”. Press MENU button to display the “Top This is the starting menu to access the desired Menu”...
Chapter Basic operation How to use the map Most of the information provided by your navigation system can be seen on the map. You need to be- come familiar with how the information appears on the map. How to read the map screen This example shows an example of a 2D map screen.
Chapter Basic operation = For details, refer to Map Settings on This key will be displayed while you activate the dummy run (“Fly over” or “Demo page 110. p The estimated time of arrival is an ideal Mode”). Touching the key to cancel the dummy run.
Chapter Basic operation p This information is based on the map data- Changing the scale of the map base. Thus, the information may be differ- Press MAP button to display the navi- ent from what actual condition exists. Use gation map screen. it as just a directional reference for your driving.
Chapter Basic operation Touch anywhere on the map briefly to Touch to switch the 2D map mode. show the tilt controls and rotation angle. Touch the map briefly. Briefly touching the position on the map that you want to see positions the cursor there. Controls for tilt and rotation angle Touch the controls to adjust the tilt and rotation angle.
Chapter Basic operation The operations of a list Displays the characters that are entered. If there is no text in the box, an informative screen (e.g. city list) guide with text appears. 2 Screen title This description will provide you with a refer- ence for the next operation.
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location Touch [Address]. CAUTION For safety reasons, these route-setting functions are not available while your vehicle is in motion. To enable these functions, you must stop in a safe place and put on the handbrake before set- ting your route.
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location Touch the key next to “City:” to enter Enter the street name and touch the de- the city name. sired one from the list. ! When a street is already set, touching [Street Centre] allows you to select the re- presentative point of the street and proceed to the “Map Confirmation Screen”.
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location If only one option is appropriate for your entry, The number of nearby POIs will appear at the the screen will jump to the “Map Confirmation bottom of the screen. Screen” directly and the process of entering the Touch your desired category.
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location Touch on of the options at the bottom Touch [Along Route]. of the “Map Confirmation Screen” to select The list of POI categories appears. the next operation. = For the subsequent operations, refer to Searching for POIs around the cursor on the previous page.
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location Touch one of the items on the list. Recheck the sequence and touch [Save Criteria] to put it into memory. ! Selecting an item that has already been stored allows you to overwrite it. ! Touching [Save Criteria] without selecting a category allows you to store only your se- Touch the search method that you...
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location Touch one of the items on the list. Deleting the memorised POI shortcuts Touch [Destination] on the “Top Menu”, and then touch [POI]. Touch [Saved Criteria]. Touch [Delete] on the right of the item that you want to delete.
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location Touch the desired storage that you Touch on of the options at the bottom of the “Map Confirmation Screen” to select want to load. the next operation. Touch the folder that includes the de- Touching [Route...] and [Go Here Now] se- sired item on the list.
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location Touch [Coordinate]. yet, enter the latitude or longitude and then touch [Done] to finish the entry. Touch [OK]. Touch either the latitude key or the longitude key, whichever you want to enter. The “Map Confirmation Screen” appears. Touch on of the options at the bottom of the “Map Confirmation Screen”...
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location p “History” can store up to 32 locations. If Touch [Delete] on the right of the item the entries reach the maximum, the new that you want to delete. entry overwrites the oldest one. Touch [Yes].
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location % Touch [Destination] on the “Top Menu”, Touch on of the options at the bottom of the “Map Confirmation Screen” to select and then touch [Return Home]. the next operation. When the route is not set, route calculation starts immediately.
Chapter Searching for and selecting a location Searching for a location by scrolling the map Specifying a location after scrolling the map enables you to set the position as an operable target in the “Map Confirmation Screen”. Press MAP button to display the navi- gation map screen.
Chapter After the location is decided (Map Confirmation Screen) What you can do with the “Map Confirmation Screen” Under most conditions after searching for a location, the “Map Confirmation Screen” appears to let you select the next operation. The options shown below are available on this screen: Route...
Chapter After the location is decided (Map Confirmation Screen) Setting the location as a = For more details concerning the operation, refer to Replacing the location as the new new destination final destination on this page. Touch [Route...] on the “Map Confirma- Starting Point tion Screen”.
Chapter After the location is decided (Map Confirmation Screen) Setting the location as the start point Only setting the starting point is performed when there is no route. Otherwise, the new route from the starting point to the current destination will be recalculated. Touch [Route...] on the “Map Confirma- tion Screen”.
Chapter After the location is decided (Map Confirmation Screen) Search for a location or position the Touch [Add POI]. cursor on the desired area by scrolling the The list of POI categories appears. map and displaying the “Map Confirmation Touch the desired category to which Screen”.
Chapter After the location is decided (Map Confirmation Screen) Touch [Destination] on the “Top Menu”, Storing the location in and then touch [Favourites]. “Favourites” Touch [Clear All]. Storing your favourite locations as “Favour- A message will appear asking you to confirm ites”...
Chapter After the location is decided (Map Confirmation Screen) 2 Bi-directional type Touch the desired camera type to as- 3 Omni-directional type sign a type category. Touch anywhere on the bar or drag the slider under “Speed Limit:” to set the speed limit.
Chapter Checking the current route Checking the current route conditions The “Route Information” screen provides you with various detailed information about the current route. This is an example showing a route with two waypoints. p This function is available only when the route is set and your vehicle position is on the route.
Chapter Checking the current route Touch [Dest.] to switch to the screen for Checking the entire route first waypoint. overview on the map You can check the entire outline of the current route. Touch [Destination] on the “Top Menu”, and then touch [Route Function]. Touch [Route info].
Chapter Checking the current route Alternative options: ! Detailed Instructions All turning points, passed streets and other information is shown. ! Instructions All turning points (where voice guidance is given) are shown. ! Road List Displays the turning points with the most simplified condition (the duplicate route names are merged into one).
Chapter Editing waypoints and the destination Editing waypoints You can edit waypoints (locations you want to visit on the way to your destination) and recal- culate the route so that is passes through these locations. Adding a waypoint Search for a location. Touching [Optimise] sorts the waypoints auto- = For more details, refer to the descriptions matically so that the route will compromise...
Chapter Editing waypoints and the destination Touch [Save Route]. Enter the desired name and then touch [Done] to complete the entry. The previous screen appears. Deleting the entry in “Saved Routes” Touch [Destination] on the “Top Menu”, and then touch [Saved Routes]. Touch [Delete] on the right of the item that you want to delete.
Chapter Using traffic information 2 Street or location and direction You can view current traffic conditions and in- 3 Distance to the location and event formation. When the navigation system re- Touching the desired item allows you to check ceives updated traffic information, it will its position on the map.
Chapter Using traffic information Available options; ! “Exclude selected station” Makes the current station un-receivable so that the reception of undesired station can be stopped temporarily. ! “Show excluded stations” Displays the list of your excluded stations. On the list, touching [Enabled] next to the item on your desired station enables the station to return to a receivable status.
The default device name displayed on the cally reconnects the specified mobile mobile phone is “Pioneer Navi”. The PIN phone (except when the connection is sev- code is “1111”. ered due to mobile phone operations).
Chapter Using hands-free phoning Searching for nearby phones A message promptings you to enter a PIN code appears. The system searches for available mobile phones near the navigation system and dis- Enter the PIN code “1111” using the plays them in a list, and registers them for mobile phone.
Chapter Using hands-free phoning Touch the model name of the mobile Activate the Bluetooth wireless tech- phone to be connected. nology on your mobile phone. The system searches for mobile phones with For some mobile phones, no specific action is Bluetooth technology that are waiting for the necessary to activate Bluetooth wireless tech- connection and displays them in the list if the...
Chapter Using hands-free phoning Connecting a registered When a connection is successfully estab- lished, a connection complete message ap- mobile phone pears, the screen returns to the “Phone The navigation system automatically connects Settings” menu by touching [OK]. p If another mobile phone is already con- the mobile phone selected as the target of connection.
Chapter Using hands-free phoning Receiving a phone call You can perform hands-free answering by using the navigation system. Answering an incoming call The system informs you that it is receiving a call by displaying a message and producing a ring sound once. If [Auto Answer Preference] is set to [Off], Touch to end the call.
Chapter Using hands-free phoning Touch [Dialed Numbers] on the “Phone Direct dialling Menu”. Touch [Dial Pad] on the “Phone Menu”. = For details, refer to Displaying the Phone = For details, refer to Displaying the Phone Menu on page 49. Menu on page 49.
Chapter Using hands-free phoning If you touch an entry on the list, dial- Touching [Others] displays the page including ling starts. entries that are not assigned to any of the p If you touch [Detail], you can check the de- other tabs.
Chapter Using hands-free phoning p If you have not registered your home num- ceed 400, the extra entries will not be ber, a message appears. Touch [Yes] to transferred. If more than one number is re- start registration. gistered for one person, such as work place = For more details about “Set Home”, and home, each number is counted sepa- refer to Setting your home position on...
Chapter Using hands-free phoning p You can send the phone book entries re- You can clear the missed call history list. p Touching [Clear] displays the confirmation peatedly before touching [OK]. If your mo- bile phone supports one-by-one transfer message for clearing the memory. p Touching [Clear All] clears all the data that only, send all the entries that you want to transfer before touching [OK].
Chapter Using hands-free phoning Touch the item to configure. = For details concerning operations, refer to Answering an incoming call on page Stopping Bluetooth wave transmission You can stop transmission of electric waves by turning off the Bluetooth function. If you do not use the Bluetooth wireless technology, we recommend selecting [Off].
You can change the device name to be dis- played on your mobile phone. (Default is When you are operating hands-free phoning [Pioneer Navi].) in the vehicle, you may hear an undesired echo. This function reduces the undesired Touch [Phone Settings] on the “Phone echo and noise while you are doing hands-free Menu”.
Chapter Using hands-free phoning The received call history and the ! With some mobile phones, the speakers of the system may not produce a ring sound. dialled number history ! If private mode is selected on the mobile ! Calls made or editing performed only on phone, hands-free phoning may not be per- your mobile phone will not be reflected to formed.
Chapter Using hands-free phoning Touch [Phone Settings] on the “Phone Menu”. = For details, refer to Displaying the Phone Menu on page 49. Touch [Bluetooth Software Update]. The current version is displayed. Touch [Software Update]. Update starts. Engb...
Chapter Playing the audio CD Using the touch panel keys You can play a normal music CD using the built-in drive of the navigation system. This Touch panel keys section describes these operations. Insert the disc you want to play into disc-loading slot.
Chapter Playing the audio CD ! Track — Repeats just the current track Selecting a track from the list p If you perform track search or fast for- The list lets you see the list of track titles, file ward/rewind, repeat play is automati- names or folder names on a disc and select cally cancelled.
Chapter Playing music files on ROM You can play an disc that contains com- : Scan 5 File type indicator pressed audio files using the built-in drive of the navigation system. This section describes Shows the type of audio file currently playing. 6 Play time indicator these operations.
Chapter Playing music files on ROM 3 Displaying the “Function” menu on the list, you can view its contents. You can = For details, refer to Using the play a track on the list by touching it. “Function” menu on the next page. Touch [List].
Chapter Playing music files on ROM Using the “Function” menu peat play range changes to [Folder] automatically. Touch [DISC] on the “AV Source” menu 3 Scan folders and tracks to display the “ROM” screen. Scan play lets you hear the first 10 seconds = For details concerning operations, refer to of each track.
You can play a DVD-Video using the built-in drive of the navigation system. This section de- Playback screen (page1) scribes operations for playing a DVD-Video. p AVIC-F700BT cannot play DVDs. Reading the screen Playback screen (page2) 1 Source icon Shows which source has been selected.
Chapter Playing a DVD-Video = For details, refer to Using the Touching [m] or [n] to perform fast re- “Function” menu on page 70. verse or forward. 3 Display the DVD menu If you keep touching [m] or [n] for five seconds, fast reverse/fast forward continues You can display the menu by touching [Menu] even if you release either of these keys.
Chapter Playing a DVD-Video Resuming playback (Bookmark) Touch the keys to input the desired number or time and then touch [Enter]. The Bookmark function lets you resume play- back from a selected scene the next time the disc is loaded. Touching [B.Mark]: You can bookmark a point for every five discs.
Chapter Playing a DVD-Video Touch [TOP M.] or [Menu] to display Keep touching [r] until is displayed touch panel keys to operate the DVD during playback. menu. The icon is displayed, forward slow motion playback begins. Touch the desired menu item. p To return to normal playback, touch [f].
Chapter Playing a DVD-Video p If you perform chapter (title) search, fast forward/rewind or slow motion playback, the repeat play range changes to [Disc]. 2 Selecting audio output When playing DVDs recorded with LPCM audio, you can switch the audio output. Touch [L/R Select] repeatedly until the de- sired audio output appears in the display.
You can play a DVD-VR (DVD Video Recording Format) using the built-in drive of the naviga- Playback screen (page1) tion system. This section describes operations for DVD-VR. p AVIC-F700BT cannot play DVD-VR. Reading the screen Playback screen (page2) 1 Source icon Shows which source has been selected.
Chapter Playing a DVD-VR p Moving MULTI-CONTROL left or right even if you release either of these keys. To re- enables you to perform the equivalent sume playback at a desired point, touch operations. [f], [m] or [n]. 6 Playback and Pause i Specify the chapter you want to play back Touching [f] switches between “playback”...
Chapter Playing a DVD-VR Touch the title to play from the list. ! To select 10, touch  and  and [Enter] in order. For time (time search) ! To select 5 minutes 03 seconds, touch , ,  and [Enter] in order. ! To select 71 minutes 00 seconds, touch , , ,  and [Enter] in order.
Chapter Playing a DVD-VR p Reversing slow motion playback is not pos- 3 DVD setup adjustments sible. = For details, refer to Displaying DVD Setup menu on page 79. Using the “Function” menu Touch [DISC] on the “AV Source” menu to display the “DVD-VR”...
You can play a DivX using the built-in drive of the navigation system. This section describes Playback screen (page1) that operations. p AVIC-F700BT cannot play DivX files. Reading the screen 8 9 a b Playback screen (page2) 1 Source icon Shows which source has been selected.
Chapter Playing a DivX Touching [f] switches between “playback” g Specify the chapter you want to play back and “pause”. or the time to start playback by entering a 6 Switch the information number = For details, refer to Searching for a de- Touching [Disp] changes the indication on the sired scene and starting playback from a information plate as follows:...
Chapter Playing a DivX Touch [Search] and then touch [Folder] Touch [Func]. (folder), [File] (file), [Time] (time). Function menu Touch the keys to input the desired 1 Repeating play number or time and then touch [Enter]. Each touch of [Repeat] changes the set- tings as follows: ! File —...
Chapter DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DivX setup Touch [DVD Setup] on the “Function” Configure the DVD-Video/DVD-VR/DivX player. menu. = For details, refer to Displaying DVD Setup Displaying DVD Setup menu menu on this page. Touch [Language]. Play the disc that contains DVD-Video, DVD-VR or DivX.
Chapter DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DivX setup p Some discs do not enable changing of the Setting the angle icon display TV aspect. For details, refer to the disc’s in- You can set the angle icon to display in structions. scenes where the angle can be switched. Touch [DVD Setup] on the “Function”...
Chapter DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DivX setup ! Level 1 — Only playback of discs for chil- cally and start playback from the first chapter dren is possible of the first title. p If you want to change the parental level al- p This function is available for DVD-Video.
Chapter DVD-Video, DVD-VR, DivX setup Setting the subtitle file for ® DivX You can select whether to display DivX exter- nal subtitles or not. p If no DivX external subtitle files exist, the original DivX subtitles are displayed even when [Custom] is selected. Touch [DVD Setup] on the “Function”...
Chapter Playing the music file (USB, SD) Reading the screen You can play the compressed audio files stored in the external storage device (USB, SD). p In the following description, the SD mem- ory card, USB memory device and USB portable audio player are collectively re- ferred to as the “external storage device (USB, SD)”.
Chapter Playing the music file (USB, SD) Using the touch panel keys The marks shown below appears and indi- cates the current playback condition. (Music) : Repeat play : Random play : Scan play Indicator Implication All audio files in the current external storage device Media Repeat (USB, SD) are played repeat-...
Chapter Playing the music file (USB, SD) p If the characters recorded on the com- Selecting a track from the list pressed audio file are not compatible with The list lets you see the list of track titles or this navigation system, those characters folder names on a external storage device may turn into garbled characters.
Chapter Playing the music file (USB, SD) Scan play lets you hear the first 10 seconds of each track. Scan play is performed in the current repeat play range. Touching [Scan] switches between “On” and “Off”. When you find the desired track touch [Scan] to turn scan play off.
Chapter Playing the movie file (USB, SD) Reading the screen You can play the video files stored in the exter- nal storage device (USB, SD). p In the following description, the SD mem- ory card, USB memory device and USB portable audio player are collectively re- ferred to as the “external storage device (USB, SD)”.
Chapter Playing the movie file (USB, SD) 7 Displaying the map screen Using the touch panel keys 8 Specify the chapter you want to play back (Video) or the time to start playback by entering a number = For details, refer to Searching for a de- sired scene and starting playback from a specified time on this page.
Chapter Playing the movie file (USB, SD) ! To select 10, touch  and  and [Enter] in order. For time (time search) ! To select 5 minutes 03 seconds, touch , ,  and [Enter] in order. ! To select 71 minutes 00 seconds, touch , , ,  and [Enter] in order.
Chapter ® Using the iPod (iPod) Using the USB interface cable for iPod en- Video ables you to connect your iPod to the naviga- tion system. p For connection, USB interface cable for iPod (CD-IU230V) (sold separately) is re- quired. p iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., regis- tered in the U.S.
Chapter ® Using the iPod (iPod) p If the characters recorded on the iPod are Touching the key displays the top category be- not compatible with this navigation system, fore you use the category tabs. If you select those characters may turn into garbled the song using the category tabs to play, characters.
Chapter ® Using the iPod (iPod) Search control Touching switches the selection Touch your desired category tab to dis- to the next or previous page in the list. play the list. Touch the item that you want to refine. Touch the item that you want to refine. Refine the item until the track title is displayed on the list.
Chapter ® Using the iPod (iPod) Touch your desired item on the list to If you select the video from the list to play narrow down them until the video list ap- after touching Top Menu, touching the key pears. displays the previous list.
Chapter ® Using the iPod (iPod) Narrowing down a video with the list Touch [c] or [d] to select the character. p “THE” or “The” and space at the beginning Touch your desired category. of the artist name will be ignored and the next character will be taken into account for searching.
Chapter ® Using the iPod (iPod) ! Albums — Select an album randomly, and then play back all songs in that album in order 3 Setting the audiobook play speed While listening to an audiobook on iPod, playback speed can be changed. Each touch of [Audio Book] changes the settings as follows: ! Normal —...
Chapter Using the radio (FM) You can listen to the radio by using the naviga- be received, the frequency will be displayed in- tion system. This section describes operations stead. 8 PTY indicator for radio (FM). Shows the programme type of the current sta- tion (when available).
Chapter Using the radio (FM) p You can cancel seek tuning by touching Storing and recalling broadcast either [c] or [d] briefly. stations p If you keep touching [c] or [d], you can With a touch of any of the preset tuning keys skip broadcasting frequencies.
Chapter Using the radio (FM) Using the “Function” menu Displaying radio text You can display the currently received radio Touch [FM] on the “AV Source” menu to text and the three most recent radio text trans- display the “FM” screen. missions.
Chapter Using the radio (FM) Touch [BSM]. Touch [cPrev] or [Nextd] to set the sen- sitivity. Touch [Start] to start “BSM”. There are four levels of sensitivity for FM. BSM begins to flash. While BSM is flashing, Level: 1 — 2 — 3 — 4 the six strongest broadcast frequencies will be p The level “4”...
Chapter Using the radio (FM) p Only TP stations and other enhanced net- Receiving traffic announcements work’s TP stations are tuned in during seek TA (traffic announcement standby) lets you re- tuning or BSM when TA is on. ceive traffic announcements automatically, no matter what source you are listening to.
Chapter Using the radio (FM) Activating the Auto PI seek for The information interruption is preset stations turned ON, and currently receiving TRFC data. When preset stations cannot be recalled, as when travelling long distances, the unit can Information interruption is turned (No display) OFF, and no data is being received.
Chapter Using the radio (FM) PTY list General Specific Type of programme News&INF News News Affairs Current affairs Info General information and advice Sport Sports Weather Weather reports/meteorological information Finance Stock market reports, commerce, trading, etc. Popular Pop Mus Popular music Rock Mus Contemporary modern music Easy Mus...
Chapter Using the radio (AM) 2 Displaying the “Function” menu You can listen to the radio by using this navi- gation system. This section describes opera- = For details, refer to Using the “Function” menu on the next page. tions for radio (AM). 3 Select a preset channel % Touch [AM] on the “AV Source”...
Chapter Using the radio (AM) Storing and recalling broadcast Touch [Func]. stations With a touch of any of the preset tuning keys ([P1] to [P6]), you can easily store up to six broadcast frequencies for later recall (also with the touch of a key). 1 Storing the strongest broadcast fre- quencies = For details, refer to this page.
Chapter Using the radio (AM) Touch [cPrev] or [Nextd] to set the sen- sitivity. There are two levels of sensitivity for AM. Level: 1 — 2 p The level “2” setting allows reception of only the strongest stations, while lower settings let you receive weaker stations.
Chapter Using the AV input You can display “video image” output by AV1 Using the touch panel keys Input or AV2 Input to the screen of the navi- % Touch the screen to display the touch gation system. For details of the connection panel keys.
Chapter Customising preferences The options in the “Navi Use the tool assigned to the desired op- tion to change the settings. Settings” menu Basic operations in the “Navi Settings” menu Preferences related to the navigation functions can be set. A method for changing the volume setting for the navigation guidance and beep is described here, along with an operational example.
Chapter Customising preferences Time Settings The “Time Settings” screen provides you to set the time manually. Touch [GPS & Time Settings] on the “Navi Settings” menu. The “GPS Status” screen appears. Touch [Time Settings]. The “Time Settings” screen appears. 1 Positions of the GPS constellation being re- ceived by the navigation system Signal com- Used in posi-...
Chapter Customising preferences ! “Time” Touch [Visual] on the “Navi Settings” Enables you to adjust the time difference by menu. The “Visual Settings” screen appears. one hour. Touch a or b to adjust it. p “Time Zone” and “Time” are activated Touch [Map Settings].
Chapter Customising preferences ! “Show Street Labels” Touch the key on the right of “Top Shows or hides the street names and city field:” to display the options. names. ! “Textured Polygons” You can select whether to draws or refrain from drawing the map more graphically.
Chapter Customising preferences Available options; Available options; ! “Zoom-in limit:” ! “Route event distance for Overview Allows you to set the limit for zoom-in beha- mode:” viour. Allows you to set a distance to activate ! “Zoom-out limit:” “Overview Mode”. The map starts zoom- Allows you to set the limit for zoom-out be- ing out when the distance to the next gui- haviour.
Chapter Customising preferences Calculates a route without avoidance of fer- ries. [Off]: Calculates a route with avoidance of ferries to the extent possible. ! “U-turns” [On]: Calculates a route without avoidance of U- turns. [Off]: Available options; Calculates a route with avoidance of U- ! “Method:”...
Chapter Customising preferences ! Pioneer is no liable for any damage re- sulting from your use of warning func- tion for safety cameras on this navigation system. ! “Audible Warning” [Simple]: This warning is given only if you ex- ceed the speed limit when approach- ing a camera location.
Chapter Customising preferences Sound settings Controls the delimiter format for the date shown. All settings here are effective only for the navi- ! “Time format” gation guidance and beep. Controls the time format shown. % Touch [Sound settings] on the “Navi Settings”...
Chapter Customising preferences About If there are more detailed categories within the selected category, repeat this step as many Enables you to check the copyright and other times as necessary. information about the map database. If there aren’t anymore detailed categories, a blank list appears.
Chapter Customising preferences p [Remove] is available only for POI cate- Enter the category name and touch gories that are created on this naviga- [Done] to complete the entry. tion system. Creating new categories If your customised POI does not match any pre-installed categories, creating a new cate- gory allows you to edit your customised POI so that it can belong to this newly-created ca-...
Chapter Customising preferences Touch [Visual] on the “Navi Settings” Touch the desired key to customise it. menu. The “Visual Settings” screen appears. Touch [Manage Track Logs]. A list of track logs already recorded appears. A blank list appears if you have not recorded it yet.
Chapter Customising preferences Touch the desired key to operate it. Touch the desired key to operate it. Available options; Available options; ! “Update interval:” ! [Rename]: Touching this key displays the screen for en- Sets how often the system updates the log. ! “Current autosave track size:”...
Chapter Customising preferences Touch the key next to “Address:”. Perform one of the search methods and locate the cursor on your desired position. Selecting the language Touch [OK]. You can set the languages used on the pro- gramme and voice guidance. Each language Touch the key next to “Phone #”.
Insert the SD memory card into the SD card slot or plug the USB storage device to CAUTION the USB connector. Pioneer recommends the use of a camera which outputs mirror reversed images, otherwise the Touch [Splash Screen] on the “System screen image may appear reversed.
Chapter Customising preferences p Immediately verify whether the display Stylus (supplied with the navigation changes to a rear view camera image when system) the gearstick is moved to REVERSE (R) from another position. p When the whole screen changes to a rear view camera image during normal driving, switch to another setting.
Chapter Customising preferences ! Coloured keys — Selects the desired preset Adjusting the screen brightness colour “Brightness” modifies the black level of the ! Memory 1/Memory 2/Memory 3 — Col- screen. ours registered in the memory Touch [Picture Adjustment] on the “Sys- = For details, refer to Creating a favourite colour and storing it to memory on this tem Settings”...
Chapter Customising preferences Touch [Memory 1], [Memory 2] or [Memory 3] to store the illumination col- our. Touch to return to the previous screen. Checking the version information Touch [Service Information] on the “System Settings” menu. = For details, refer to Displaying the “System Settings”...
Chapter Customising preferences “Front:15” to “Rear:15” is displayed as the Natural front/rear speaker balance moves from front to Natural is a curve in which low-pitched and high- rear. pitched sounds are slightly boosted. Setting “Front:” and “Rear:” to “0” is proper if Vocal two speaker system being used.
— CD, ROM, DVD-V, DVD-VR, DivX (for Touch [EQ] on the “AV Sound” menu. = For details, refer to Displaying the “AV AVIC-F900BT) — CD, ROM (for AVIC-F700BT) Sound” menu on page 124. — AV1 and AV2 Touch the one of keys to select a curve...
Touch [+] or [-] next to “Frequency” to source level adjustment volume automatically. ! CD, ROM, DivX (for AVIC-F900BT) select cut-off frequency. ! CD, ROM (for AVIC-F700BT) Each time you touch [+] or [-], cut-off frequen- ! AV1 and AV2 cies are selected in the following order: p The different source volume level can be set 50 Hz —...
Chapter Customising preferences p For AVIC-F900BT, the source volume level can be set to DVD-V and DVD-VR respec- tively as well as differently from the other sources of the built-in DVD drive previously mentioned. Enhancing bass (Bass Booster) The “Bass Booster” enhances bass sounds, which can be muted by driving noise.
Chapter Customising preferences Each touch of [AV2 Input] changes the set- A 4:3 picture is displayed normally, giving you tings as follows: no sense of disparity since its proportions are ! Off — No video component is connected the same as that of the normal picture. ! Video —...
Chapter Customising preferences % Touch [FM Step] on the “AV Settings” Setting the rear output menu. The navigation system’s rear output can be = For details, refer to Displaying the “AV Set- used for a full-range speaker or subwoofer tings” menu on page 128. connection.
Touch [Done]. the current password is deleted. Reenter the password to confirm the setting. Forgotten passwords Contact the nearest authorised Pioneer Ser- Touch [Done]. vice Station. Password-protecting is completed. p If you want to change the password cur- rently set, enter the current password and then enter the new one.
Chapter Other functions Touch the key next to “Voice lan- Installing the additional file guage:”. for voice guidance (TTS files) TTS file is used to read out the street name in the route guidance and notification on arrival short messaging service (SMS) by navigation system.
Chapter Other functions Returning the navigation system to the default or factory settings You can return settings or recorded content to the default or factory settings. There are three methods to clear user data, and the situations and the cleared content are different for each method.
Chapter Other functions Setting items to be deleted The items to be deleted vary depending on the reset method. The items listed in the following table return to the default or factory settings. p Almost all items not listed below will be re- tained.
While this list is not comprehen- sive, it should answer your most common problems. If a solution to your problem cannot be found here, contact your dealer or the nearest authorised Pioneer service facility. Problems with the navigation screen...
Appendix Appendix The navigation system may not be Check that the navigation system is securely mounted securely in your vehicle. mounted and, if necessary, consult the dealer You cannot position your vehicle that installed the system. on the map without a significant positioning error.
Appendix Appendix The setting for the rear view camera Select the appropriate setting for the rear is incorrect. view camera. Nothing is displayed and the touch panel keys cannot be Press MAP button, and then press MENU The gearstick was placed in [R] used.
Appendix Appendix The aspect setting is incorrect for Select the appropriate setting for that image. the display. (Page 129, Page 80) The picture is stretched, the as- pect is incorrect. A parental lock message is dis- Parental lock is on. Turn parental lock off or change the level.
Appendix Appendix Messages and how to react to them The following messages may be displayed by your navigation system. There are occasions when you may see error messages other than those shown here. In such a case, follow the instructions given on the display. Messages for navigation functions Message When...
When problems occur with AV source playback, an error message appears on the display. Refer to the table below to identify the problem, then take the suggested corrective action. If the error persists, contact your dealer or your nearest Pioneer Service Centre. The messages in “( )” will appear on the “Rear display”.
Appendix Appendix Electrical or mechanical Turn the ignition switch OFF and back ON, or switch to a different source, then back to the Reading error CD player. (ERROR-10, 11, 12, 15, 17, 30, Reading error The inserted disc does not contain Replace disc.
GPS and by “Dead Reckoning”. curate than no connection of speed pulse. So AVIC-F700BT accurately measures your cur- you connect the speed pulse without fail to get rent location by the GPS positioning.
Appendix Appendix Map matching When positioning by GPS is As mentioned, the positioning systems used impossible by this navigation system are susceptible to ! If signals cannot be received from more certain errors. Their calculations may, on occa- than two GPS satellites, GPS positioning sion, place you in a location on the map where does not take place.
Appendix Appendix Conditions likely to cause ! If you drive in zigzags. noticeable positioning errors For various reasons, such as the state of the road you are travelling on and the reception status of the GPS signal, the actual position of your vehicle may differ from the position dis- played on the map screen.
Appendix Appendix ! If you are on a steep mountain road with ! If trees or other obstacles block the GPS many height changes. signals for a considerable period. ! If you drive very slowly, or in a start-and- ! If you enter or exit a multi-storey car park or stop manner, as in a traffic jam.
Appendix Appendix ! When there is a traffic jam ahead, if driving CAUTION through the traffic jam is better than taking When a route is calculated, the route and voice the detour, a detour route may not be sug- guidance for the route are automatically set. gested.
Appendix Appendix Supplemental information about ! Avoid leaving discs in excessively hot envir- onments including under direct sunlight. traffic icon ! Do not attach labels, write on or apply che- Icon Meanings micals to the surface of the discs. ! To clean a disc, wipe the disc with a soft Stop-and-go traffic cloth outward from the centre.
Appendix Appendix Playable discs ! Serious scratches can lead to playback pro- blems on this navigation system. In some About DVD-Video and CD cases, a DualDisc may become stuck in the disc loading slot and will not eject. To DVD and CD discs that display the logos prevent this, we recommend you refrain shown below generally can be played on this from using DualDisc with this navigation...
Appendix Appendix ! It is not possible to play back DVD-ROM/ the disc, or dirt, scratches or condensation DVD-RAM discs. on the lens of the built-in drive. ! Playback of discs may become impossible ! Playback of discs recorded on a personal with direct exposure to sunlight, high tem- computer may not be possible depending peratures, or depending on the storage...
Appendix Appendix USB storage device compatibility Unauthorised DivX file may not operate properly. = For more details about USB storage device ! DRM rental files cannot be operated until compatibility with this navigation system, playing back is started. refer to Specifications on page 167. ! The navigation system corresponds to a Protocol: bulk DivX file display of up to 1 590 minutes 43...
Appendix Appendix ! The subtitles may not be displayed correctly if the displayed characters in the subtitle file include control code. ! For materials that use a high transfer rate, the subtitles and video may not be comple- tely synchronised. ! If multiple subtitles are programmed to dis- play within a very short time frame, such as 0.1 seconds, the subtitles may not be dis-...
Media compatibility chart General DVD-R/-RW/- USB storage SD memory CD-R/-RW CD-R/-RW Media R DL device card AVIC-F700BT AVIC-F900BT AVIC-F900BT (All models) (All models) ISO9660 level 1, ISO9660 level 1, ISO9660 level 2, File system ISO9660 level 2, FAT16/FAT32 Romeo, Joliet Romeo and Joliet and UDF 1.02...
WMA compatibility DVD-R/-RW/- USB storage SD memory CD-R/-RW CD-R/-RW Media R DL device card AVIC-F700BT AVIC-F900BT AVIC-F900BT (All models) (All models) File extension .wma Ver. 9: 5 kbps to 320 kbps (CBR), 48 kbps to Bit rate 320 kbps (CBR), 5 kbps to 320 kbps (CBR), VBR Ver.
AAC compatibility DVD-R/-RW/- USB storage SD memory CD-R/-RW CD-R/-RW Media R DL device card AVIC-F700BT AVIC-F900BT AVIC-F900BT (All models) (All models) File extension .m4a Bit rate 16 kbps to 320 kbps (CBR) 8 kbps to 320 kbps (CBR) 11 kHz to Sampling frequency 8 kHz to 44.1 kHz...
Appendix AVI compatibility DVD-R/-RW/- USB storage SD memory CD-R/-RW CD-R/-RW Media R DL device card AVIC-F700BT AVIC-F900BT AVIC-F900BT (All models) (All models) File extension .avi Compatible video MPEG-4 codec Compatible audio AVI files cannot be played on the built-in drive.
! The Bluetooth word mark and logos are : Folder owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any : File use of such marks by Pioneer Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
Microsoft Corporation in the United States CAUTION and/or other countries. ! Pioneer accepts no responsibility for data lost on the iPod even if that data is lost while using the navigation system. About DivX ! Do not leave the iPod in direct sunlight for ex- tended amounts of time.
! If the LCD screen is near the vent of an air jected. In this case, please consult your conditioner, make sure that air from the air dealer or the nearest authorised PIONEER conditioner is not blowing on it. Heat from Service Station.
Appendix Appendix Glossary DivX DivX is a popular media technology created by DivX, Inc. DivX media files contain highly com- AAC is short for Advanced Audio Coding and pressed video with high visual quality that refers to an audio compression technology maintains a relatively small file size.
Appendix Appendix ID3 tag File names can have up to 128 characters. This is a method of embedding track-related JPEG information in a MP3 file. This embedded in- This stands for Joint Photographic Experts formation can include the track title, the ar- Group, and is an international still image com- tist’s name, the album title, the music genre, pression standard.
Appendix Appendix Packet write Set route This is a general term for a method of writing The route marked out by the system to your on CD-R, etc. at the time required for a file, destination. It is highlighted in bright colour just as is done with files on floppy or hard on the map.
Nose ........170 mm × 96 mm × 8 mm Weight: Frequency ....200 Hz/500 Hz/1 kHz/2 kHz AVIC-F900BT ....2.7 kg Q Factor ....0.35/0.59/0.95/1.15 (+6 dB AVIC-F700BT ....2.6 kg when boosted) NAND flash memory ..... 2 GB Gain ......±12 dB Navigation High Frequency ....
Ver.4.X, Ver.5.X, Ver.6.X : Usable sensitivity ..... 18 µV (S/N: 20 dB) .avi, .divx Signal-to-noise ratio ....65 dB (IEC-A network) CD drive (AVIC-F700BT) LW tuner System .......... CD, MP3, WMA, AAC sys- Frequency range ...... 153 kHz to 281 kHz (9 kHz) Usable sensitivity .....