Pioneer AVH-2300DVD Operation Manual

Pioneer AVH-2300DVD Operation Manual

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  • Page 1 Operation Manual DVD RDS AV RECEIVER AVH-2300DVD English...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Thank you for purchasing this PIONEER product. To ensure proper use, please read through this manual before using this product. It is especially important that you read and observe WARNINGs and CAUTIONs in this manual. Please keep the manual in a safe and accessible place for future refer- ence.
  • Page 3 Contents PBC playback 26 Selecting tracks from the track title list 27 Selecting files from the file name list 27 Using sound retriever 27 Changing audiobook speed 27 Displaying lists related to the currently playing song (Link Search) 27 Playing DivXâ VOD content 28 Capture an image in JPEG files 28 Changing the wide screen mode 28 Menu operations...
  • Page 4: Precautions

    Section Precautions IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS WARNING Please read all of these instructions regarding ! Do not attempt to install or service your your display and retain them for future refer- display by yourself. Installation or servi- ence. cing of the display by persons without 1 Read this manual fully and carefully be- training and experience in electronic fore operating your display.
  • Page 5: To Avoid Battery Exhaustion

    Section Precautions To avoid battery exhaustion To watch a video image on the front display, park your vehicle in a safe place and apply the Keep the vehicle engine running when using parking brake. this unit to avoid draining the battery power. ! When no power is supplied to this unit, When using a display such as when the vehicle battery is being...
  • Page 6: Before You Start

    Also, damage to this unit, smoke, and over- product undergoes the necessary treatment, heating could result from contact with liquids. recovery and recycling and thus prevent po- ! The Pioneer CarStereo-Pass is for use only in tential negative effects on the environment Germany. and human health.
  • Page 7: About This Manual

    Should this product fail to operate properly, car engine is turned off it may drain the bat- please contact your dealer or nearest author- tery power. ized Pioneer Service Station. Important Failure to connect the red lead (ACC) of this unit Resetting the microprocessor to a terminal coupled with ignition switch on/off operations may lead to battery drain.
  • Page 8: What's What

    Use to connect an auxiliary device. SRC/OFF CAUTION ! Use an optional Pioneer USB cable (CD-U50E) to connect the USB audio player/USB mem- ory as any device connected directly to the unit will protrude out from the unit and may be dangerous.
  • Page 9: Basic Operations

    Section Basic operations Basic operations Selecting a source using the buttons 1 Press SRC/OFF to cycle through the sources listed below: Selecting a source using the touch panel keys Wed 28 May 1 Touch the source icon and then touch the desired 12:45 source name.
  • Page 10: Activating The Touch Panel Keys

    Section Basic operations Activating the touch panel Wed 28 May 12:45 keys Abcdeabcdeabcdeabcdeab 01:45 -02:45 Wed 28 May 12:45 Abcdeabcdeabcdeabcdeab 1 Scroll icon Appears when selectable items are hidden. 2 Scrubber bar 01:45 -02:45 Appears when the playback point can be spe- cified or set by dragging.
  • Page 11: Common Operations For Menu Settings/Lists

    Section Basic operations Common operations for menu settings/lists Displaying the list menu. Starting the search function. Displaying the menu. Refer to Introduction of menu opera- tions on page 30. Displaying still images as a slide show when listening to another source.
  • Page 12: Tuner

    Section Tuner Introduction of tuner operations Recalling radio station fre- quencies assigned to preset tuning keys. 1 2 3 Local News Wed 28 may Radio 12:45 Displaying radio text Refer to Displaying radio text Abcdeabcdeabcde 87.50 on page 20. Abcdeabcdeabcde Storing and recalling radio text.
  • Page 13: Playing Moving Images

    Section Playing moving images Introduction of video such as the CD-IU200V (sold separately), you can enjoy the video contents of the playback operations iPod as an iPod source. ! Touch panel keys You can view DVD/DVD-R/DVD-RW/CD/CD-R/ CD-RW/USB/iPod. Selecting the repeat range. DVD video Refer to Repeating playback on page 23.
  • Page 14 Section Playing moving images Starting the search function. Moving ahead one frame at a Refer to Searching for the part time during playback. you want to play on page 25. Refer to Frame-by-frame play- Refer to Selecting files from back on page 25. the file name list on page 27.
  • Page 15 Refer to Automatic playback of DVDs on page ! While an iPod is connected to this unit, PIONEER, OK to disconnect or (check mark) is displayed on the iPod.
  • Page 16: Playing Audio

    Section Playing audio Introduction of sound Switching the equalizer curves. playback operations Refer to Using the equali- zer on page 31. You can listen to DVD-R/DVD-RW/CD/CD-R/ CD-RW/USB/iPod sound files. Displaying a list of track titles/file names to select songs on a CD. Refer to Selecting tracks from the track title list on S.Rtrv...
  • Page 17: Text Information

    Playback will automatically start. Refer to Displaying lists ! While an iPod is connected to this unit, PIONEER, related to the currently OK to disconnect or (check mark) is displayed playing song (Link Search) on the iPod.
  • Page 18: Introduction Of Still Image Playback Operations

    Section Playing still images Introduction of still image Displaying the file name list to select the files. playback operations Refer to Selecting files from the file name list on page You can view still images saved in CD-R/CD- RW/USB. Starting or pausing the sli- deshow.
  • Page 19: Operations

    Section Playing still images ! Files are played back in file number order and folders are skipped if they contain no files. (If folder 01 (ROOT) contains no files, playback Selecting a file. commences with folder 02.) Starting or pausing the sli- Introduction of still image deshow.
  • Page 20: Detailed Instructions

    Section Detailed instructions Storing and recalling stations Storing the strongest stations You can easily store up to six stations for each BSM (best stations memory) automatically band as presets. stores the six strongest stations in the order of their signal strength. Display the preset screen.
  • Page 21: Using Pty Functions

    Section Detailed instructions Turn Traffic announcement on. Touch Start to begin the search. Refer to Introduction of tuner operations on The unit searches for a station broadcasting page 12. that type of program. When a station is found, # If the TA function is turned on when you are its program service name is displayed.
  • Page 22: Switching The Media File Type

    Section Detailed instructions Switching the media file type Returning to the normal DVD video display. When playing a disc containing a mixture of various media file types, such as DivX and MP3, you can switch between media file types Displaying arrow keys. to play.
  • Page 23: Random Play (Shuffle)

    Section Detailed instructions ! All – Repeat all videos/songs in the se- Note lected list on the iPod and all files on the The following functions are still accessible from the unit even if the control mode is set to App Mode.
  • Page 24: Browsing For A Video/Music On The Ipod

    Section Detailed instructions Switch to iPod video mode. Touch the title of the list that you want to play. Repeat this operation until you find the de- Video Switching to iPod video mode. sired video/music. Start playback of the selected list. Play the video from the iPod.
  • Page 25: Frame-By-Frame Playback

    Section Detailed instructions Start the search function. By using the Bookmark function, you can re- sume playback from a selected scene the next Refer to Playing moving images on page 13. time the disc is loaded. Touch the desired search option (e.g., Chapter).
  • Page 26: Changing The Subtitle Language During Playback (Multi-Subtitle)

    Section Detailed instructions Changing the subtitle This function cannot be used if a specified scene has not been preprogrammed on the language during playback DVD disc. (Multi-subtitle) With DVDs/DivX files featuring multi-subtitle Selecting audio output recordings, you can switch between subtitle languages during playback.
  • Page 27: Selecting Tracks From The Track Title List

    Section Detailed instructions ! During playback of Video CDs featuring PBC Using sound retriever (Playback Control), you cannot select the re- Automatically enhances compressed audio peat play range or use the search function. and restores rich sound. Off — — Selecting tracks from the is more effective than track title list...
  • Page 28: Playing Divxâ Vod Content

    Section Detailed instructions Playing DivX VOD content Pause the slideshow when the desired â image is displayed. Some DivX VOD (video on demand) content Refer to Introduction of still image playback op- may only be playable a fixed number of times. erations on page 18.
  • Page 29 Section Detailed instructions Just (just) The picture is enlarged slightly at the center and the amount of enlargement increases horizontally toward the edges of the screen, enabling you to enjoy a 4:3 picture without sensing any disparity even when viewing on a wide screen. Cinema (cinema) The picture is enlarged by the same proportion as Full or Zoom in the horizontal direction and by...
  • Page 30: Menu Operations

    Section Menu operations ! You cannot display the Audio function menu Introduction of menu when the mute function/attenuation is on or a operations JPEG file is playing. Audio Fader/Balance F/R 0 L/R 0 Graphic EQ Super Bass Loudness High Subwoofer Bass Booster High Pass Filter Display menus.
  • Page 31: Audio Adjustments

    Section Menu operations Audio Adjustments Display Equalizer curve Note Vocal Vocal When selecting FM as the source, you cannot Custom1 Custom 1 switch to Source Level Adjuster. Custom2 Custom 2 Flat Flat Using fader/balance adjustment Super Bass Super bass You can change the fader/balance setting to provide an ideal listening environment for all ! The equalizer curves for Custom1 and of the occupied seats.
  • Page 32: Boosting The Bass

    Section Menu operations Touch c or d to select the desired item. Touch c or d next to Level to adjust Powerful—Natural—Vocal—Custom1— the output level of the subwoofer. Range: +6 to –24 Custom2—Flat—Super Bass Touch the Equalizer band to adjust. Touch c or d next to Frequency to se- lect the cut-off frequency.
  • Page 33: Setting Up The Dvd Player

    Section Menu operations Adjusting source levels Setting up the DVD player With SLA (source level adjustment), the vo- Setting the subtitle language lume levels of each source can be adjusted to You can set a desired subtitle language. When prevent significant differences between available, the subtitles will be displayed in the sources.
  • Page 34: Setting The Aspect Ratio

    Section Menu operations Display the Video Setup menu. Display the Video Setup menu. Refer to Introduction of menu operations on Refer to Introduction of menu operations on page 30. page 30. Touch Audio Language on the Touch Multi Angle on the Video Setup Video Setup menu.
  • Page 35: Setting The Slide Show Interval

    Section Menu operations Setting the slide show interval Registering the code. JPEG files can be viewed as a slide show on this unit. In this setting, the interval between Registering the code. each image can be set. Display the Video Setup menu. The code number is set, and the level can now Refer to Introduction of menu operations on be set.
  • Page 36: Setting The Divx Subtitle File

    Section Menu operations Registering the code. Displaying the DivX â registration code Registering the code. In order to play DivX VOD (video on demand) contents on this unit, the unit must first be re- gistered with a DivX VOD contents provider. This sets the code number, and the level can For registration, generate a DivX VOD registra- now be changed.
  • Page 37: System Settings

    Section Menu operations Display the Video Setup menu. System settings Refer to Introduction of menu operations on Switching the auxiliary setting page 30. Activate this setting when using an auxiliary Touch DVD Auto Play to turn automatic device connected to this unit. playback on.
  • Page 38: Rds Setting

    Section Menu operations Display the system menu. RDS setting Refer to Introduction of menu operations on Limiting stations to regional page 30. programming Touch Rear Speaker on the system When AF is used, the regional function limits menu. the selection of stations to those broadcasting regional programs.
  • Page 39: Switching Auto Pi Seek

    (back up camera) stronger effect than ATT –10dB) ! ATT –10dB – Attenuation CAUTION ! Off – Turns the sound muting/attenuation Pioneer recommends the use of a camera which outputs mirror-reversed images. Otherwise, the screen image will appear re- Notes versed.
  • Page 40: Setting The Video Signal

    Section Menu operations ! After you set up the rear view camera set- Note ting, move the gear shift to REVERSE (R) You can switch the video output format only for and confirm that the rear view camera the source from this unit. video is shown on the display.
  • Page 41: Entertainment Settings

    Section Menu operations Entertainment settings Selecting the OSD color The OSD color can be changed. Selecting the illumination color Display the entertainment menu. This unit is equipped with multiple-color illu- Refer to Introduction of menu operations on mination. page 30. Direct selection from preset Touch Appearance.
  • Page 42: Customizing Menus

    Section Menu operations Customizing menus Display menu columns to register. Refer to Introduction of menu operations on page 30. You can customize menus except Video Setup menu. Touch and hold the menu column to register it. # To cancel registration, touch and hold the menu column again.
  • Page 43: Other Functions

    Section Other Functions # You cannot adjust the picture adjustment for Changing the picture the rear view camera when Camera Polarity is adjustment set to Off. (Refer to Setting the rear view camera You can adjust the Brightness (brightness), (back up camera) on page 39.) # If the color system is set to PAL/PAL-N/PAL-M/ Contrast (contrast), Color (color) , Hue (hue), Dimmer (dimmer), Temperature (tempera-...
  • Page 44: Using An Aux Source

    Section Other Functions ! If the touch panel cannot be adjusted prop- is automatically recognized as an AUX source erly, consult your local Pioneer dealer. and is assigned to AUX. Turn the unit off. About AUX connection methods Refer to Basic operations on page 9.
  • Page 45: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information Troubleshooting Symptom Cause Action (Refer- ence page) Common There is no The parking Connect the park- Symptom Cause Action (Refer- image dis- brake cable is ing brake cable, ence page) played. not connected. and apply the park- ing brake.
  • Page 46 Appendix Additional Information Symptom Cause Action (Refer- Symptom Cause Action (Refer- ence page) ence page) Nothing is dis- The rear view Connect a rear Dialog lan- The DVD being The language can- camera is not view camera. guage (and played does not not be switched if played.
  • Page 47: Error Messages

    Error messages Rental Ex- The inserted disc Select a file that pired. contains expired can be played. When you contact your dealer or your nearest DivX VOD con- Pioneer Service Center, be sure to note the tent. error message.
  • Page 48 Appendix Additional Information Message Cause Action Message Cause Action Video resolu- The inserted disc Select a file that Format Read Sometimes there Wait until the mes- tion not sup- contains a high can be played. is a delay be- sage disappears ported definition DivX tween the start of...
  • Page 49: Understanding Messages

    Messages Translation tween the start of and you hear playback and sound. Pioneer recommends when you start to the use of a camera hear any sound. which outputs mirror- Screen image may ap- reversed images. Video frame DivX file’s frame...
  • Page 50: Indicator List

    Appendix Additional Information Indicator list Indicates that a disc with PBC On is being played. Area 1 Area 2 Shows which audio language has been selected. Shows which subtitle language has been selected. Shows which viewing angle has been selected. Shows which audio output has been selected.
  • Page 51: Handling Guidelines

    Appendix Additional Information Handling guidelines Area 3 Discs and player Shows the title number currently Use only discs featuring any of following logos. being played. Shows the chapter number cur- rently being played. Indicates that the feature demo is Use 12-cm discs. Do not use 8-cm discs or an adapter for 8-cm discs.
  • Page 52: Usb Storage Device

    Appendix Additional Information iPod Read the precautions for discs before using them. Certain functions may not be available for some DVD To ensure proper operation, connect the dock connec- video discs. tor cable from the iPod directly to this unit. It may not be possible to play back some DVD video Firmly secure the iPod when driving.
  • Page 53: Compressed Audio Compatibility (Disc, Usb)

    Appendix Additional Information DualDiscs The ID code of this unit must be registered to a DivX VOD provider in order to playback DivX VOD files. For DualDiscs are two-sided discs that have a recordable â information on ID codes, refer to Displaying the DivX CD for audio on one side and a recordable DVD for VOD registration code on page 36.
  • Page 54: Divx Compatibility

    LPCM: Not compatible CAUTION Bit rate: 8 kbps to 320 kbps (CBR), VBR ! Pioneer accepts no responsibility for data lost Sampling frequency: 8 kHz to 48 kHz on the USB memory/USB portable audio Compatible external subtitle file extension: .srt player even if that data is lost while using this unit.
  • Page 55: Ipod Compatibility

    For USB portable audio players, the sequence is different and depends on the player. CAUTION Pioneer accepts no responsibility for data lost on the iPod, even if that data is lost while this unit is Using the display correctly used.
  • Page 56: Handling The Display

    PIONEER Service Station. Using this unit in ruption of the video image by the this condition may result in permanent da- appearance of spots, colored stripes, etc.
  • Page 57: Copyright And Trademark

    Appendix Additional Information Copyright and trademark iPhone, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance This item incorporates copy protection tech- standards. nology that is protected by U.S. patents and Apple is not responsible for the operation of other intellectual property rights of Rovi this device or its compliance with safety and Corporation.
  • Page 58: Language Code Chart For Dvd

    Appendix Additional Information Language code chart for DVD Language (code), input code Japanese (ja), 1001 Dzongkha (dz), 0426 Kurdish (ku), 1121 Kinyarwanda (rw), 1823 English (en), 0514 Ewe (ee), 0505 Komi (kv), 1122 Sanskrit (sa), 1901 French (fr), 0618 Esperanto (eo), 0515 Cornish (kw), 1123 Sardinian (sc), 1903 Spanish (es), 0519...
  • Page 59: Specifications

    Appendix Additional Information Specifications Subwoofer (mono): Frequency ......50 Hz/63 Hz/80 Hz/100 Hz/ General 125 Hz Slope ........–18 dB/oct Rated power source ....14.4 V DC Gain ........+6 dB to –24 dB (allowable voltage range: Phase ........Normal/Reverse 12.0 V to 14.4 V DC) Bass boost: Grounding system ....
  • Page 60 Appendix Additional Information Signal-to-noise ratio ....72 dB (IEC-A network) MW tuner Frequency range ...... 531 kHz to 1 602 kHz (9 kHz) Usable sensitivity ..... 25 µV (S/N: 20 dB) Signal-to-noise ratio ....62 dB (IEC-A network) LW tuner Frequency range ......
  • Page 64 TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC. 300 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R 0P2, Canada TEL: 1-877-283-5901 TEL: 905-479-4411 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO, S.A. de C.V. Blvd.Manuel Avila Camacho 138 10 piso Col.Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico, D.F. 11000 TEL: 55-9178-4270 先鋒股份有限公司...

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