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PIONEER AVH-7850DVD Operation Manual

Multi-cd control dsp high power dvd-a/dvd-v/vcd/cd/mp3/wma/aac/divx/jpeg player with fm/am tuner.
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Operation Manual

Multi-CD control DSP High power DVD-A/DVD-V/
VCD/CD/MP3/WMA/AAC/DivX/JPEG player with FM/
AM tuner


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  • Page 1: Operation Manual

    Operation Manual Multi-CD control DSP High power DVD-A/DVD-V/ VCD/CD/MP3/WMA/AAC/DivX/JPEG player with FM/ AM tuner AVH-P7850DVD English...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, keep this man- ual in a safe place for future reference.

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    Contents PBC playback 38 Slow motion playback 48 Frame-by-frame playback 39 Searching for the part you want to play 48 Slow motion playback 39 Changing audio language during playback Searching for a desired scene, starting (Multi-audio) 49 playback from a specified time 39 Changing the subtitle language during Introduction of advanced Video CD playback (Multi-subtitle) 49...

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    Contents Connecting a Bluetooth audio player 59 DVD Player Disconnecting a Bluetooth audio player 60 Playing a disc 73 Displaying BD (Bluetooth Device) Turning the DVD player on or off 74 address 60 Selecting a disc 74 Introduction of advanced DVD player Bluetooth Telephone operation 75 Hands-free phoning with cellular phones...

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    Contents Setup Switching the DSP setting mode 105 Introduction of setup adjustments 96 Setting the optical input 105 Setting the AV input 96 Setting the TV signal 105 Setting the automatic open function 97 Entering PIN code for Bluetooth wireless Adjusting the LCD panel slide position 97 connection 106 Setting the clock 98...

  • Page 6: 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 7: To Avoid Battery Exhaustion

    Section Precautions When you attempt to watch a DVD, Video CD or TV while driving, the warning Viewing of front seat video source while driving is strictly prohibited. will appear on the front display. To watch a DVD, Video CD or TV on the front display, park your vehicle in a safe place and apply the parking brake.

  • Page 8: Playable Discs

    ! If the battery is disconnected or discharged, the preset memory will be erased and must be reprogrammed. ! If this unit does not operate properly, contact your dealer or nearest authorized Pioneer Ser- vice Station. Notes Playable discs is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo Li- DVD, Video CD and CD discs that display the censing Corporation.

  • Page 9: About This Manual

    Section Before You Start Video CDs featuring PBC compatibility The illustration below shows the regions and corresponding region numbers. It is possible to play back Video CDs featuring PBC (playback control). CD playback Music CD/CD-R/RW playback is possible. MP3 file playback You can play back MP3 files recorded on CD- R/RW/ROM and DVD-R/RW/ROM (ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2 standard recordings).

  • Page 10: About Wma

    Dolby Laboratories. When you use this unit with a Pioneer iPod adapter (CD-IB100II) (sold separately), you can control an iPod with Dock Connector. ! iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other coun- tries.

  • Page 11: About Aac

    Section Before You Start About DivX The Windows Media™ logo printed on the box indicates that this unit can play back WMA data. WMA is short for Windows Media Audio and refers to an audio compression technology that is developed by Microsoft Corporation. WMA data can be encoded by using Windows Media Player version 7 or later.

  • Page 12: When An Operation Is Prohibited

    Section Before You Start For viewing LCD comfortably Mark Meaning Due to its construction, the viewing angle of Indicates the picture size (aspect ratio: 16 : 9 LB screen width-to-height ratio) type. the LCD screen is limited. You can adjust it by changing either screen size or picture adjust- ment.

  • Page 13: Feature Demo Mode

    Section Before You Start Press RESET with a pen tip or other Use and care of the remote pointed instrument. control Installing the battery Slide the tray out on the back of the remote control and insert the battery with the plus (+) and minus (–) poles pointing in the proper di- rection.

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    Section Before You Start ! The remote control may not function prop- erly in direct sunlight. Important ! Do not store the remote control in high tem- peratures or direct sunlight. ! Do not let the remote control fall onto the floor, where it may become jammed under the brake or accelerator pedal.

  • Page 15: What's What

    Section What’s What 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 h h h g g g f f f 6 BAND/ESC button Head unit Press to select among three FM bands and 1 DISPLAY button to cancel the control mode of functions.

  • Page 16: Sub-display

    Section What’s What b SOUND SETTING button Sub-display Press to select the sound setting. 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 c REAR ON button Press to switch between the video sources (such as DVD or AV) on rear display. d 2ch/MULTI-CH button 7 7 7 6 6 6...

  • Page 17: Remote Control

    Section What’s What 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 m m m 8 8 8 l l l 9 9 9 1 1 1 k k k a a a b b b j j j c c c i i i h h h d d d...

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    Section What’s What DVD mode with remote control AVH mode Button names code AVH 2ch/MULTI-CH Press to switch between the multi-channel output and 2-channel output. button RETURN button Press to display the PBC (playback control) menu during PBC playback. Dolby/DTS but- Press to switch between surround sound setting (Dolby Pro Logic II or DTS Neo:6).

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    Section What’s What DVD mode with remote control AVH mode Button names code AVH PLAY/PAUSE Press to switch sequentially between playback and pause. (f) button REVERSE (m) Press to perform fast reverse. button FORWARD Press to perform fast forward. (n) button PREVIOUS Press to return to the previous track (chapter).

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    ! When operating the PBC menu by using 0–10. (Refer to Watching a Video CD on page 38.) TV mode operation TV operations available with a Pioneer TV tuner (e.g. GEX-P5750TV (P)) can be controled with AVH mode. TV mode is not used with this unit.

  • Page 21: Basic Operations

    ! FM – FM tuner VIDEO (refer to page 96). ! AM – AM tuner ! External unit refers to a Pioneer product (such ! TV – Television as one available in the future) that, although ! AV1 – AV 1 input incompatible as a source, enables control of ! AV2 –...

  • Page 22: Adjusting The Volume

    Section Basic Operations Adjusting the volume F. SOURCE (same source as the front display) —DVD (built-in DVD player)—AV1 (AV 1 % Use VOLUME to adjust the sound level. input)—AV2 (AV 2 input) With the head unit, rotate VOLUME to in- Rear display output is turned on and the illu- crease or decrease the volume.

  • Page 23: Touch Panel Key Basic Operation

    Section Basic Operations Touch panel key basic Operating the menu operation 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 Activating the touch panel keys 1 1 1 1 FUNCTION key Touch to select functions for each source. 1 TILT ( / ) keys Touch to adjust the LCD panel angle.

  • Page 24: Opening And Closing The Lcd Panel

    Section Basic Operations — When the ignition switch is turned ON Touch ESC to return to the display of each source. again (or turned to ACC), the LCD panel will be opened automatically. — Removing or attaching the front panel Operating the menu by using the will automatically close or open the LCD joystick...

  • Page 25: Protecting Your Unit From Theft

    Section Basic Operations Protecting your unit from ! When adjusting the LCD panel angle, be sure to touch TILT ( / ). Forcibly adjusting the theft LCD panel by hand may damage it. The front panel can be detached from the head unit and stored in the provided protective case to prevent theft.

  • Page 26: Built-in Dvd Player Basic Operations

    Section Basic Operations Built-in DVD player basic operations Playing a disc Press EJECT to open the front panel. Disc loading slot appears. # When a disc is loaded in this unit, touch the Put the front panel into provided pro- source icon and then touch DVD to select DVD.

  • Page 27: Basic Playback Controls

    Section Basic Operations ! If bookmark function is on, DVD playback re- Notes sumes from the selected point. For more de- ! You can also perform fast forward or reverse tails, refer to Resume playback (Bookmark) on by pressing and holding m or n on the re- page 33.

  • Page 28: Tuner

    Section Tuner Listening to the radio # You can also perform manual tuning by mov- ing the joystick left or right. To perform seek tuning, keep touching 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 c or d for about one second and release.

  • Page 29: Introduction Of Advanced Tuner Operation

    Section Tuner Introduction of advanced Storing the strongest tuner operation broadcast frequencies BSM (best stations memory) lets you automa- tically store the six strongest broadcast fre- quencies under preset tuning keys P1—P6 and once stored there you can tune in to those frequencies with the touch of a key.

  • Page 30: Playing Dvd Discs

    Section Playing DVD discs 8 Digital format indicator Watching a DVD video Shows when a signal encoded in the corre- sponding format is detected. 1 1 1 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 9 Audio language indicator Shows which audio language has been se- lected.

  • Page 31: Listening To A Dvd Audio

    Section Playing DVD discs To perform fast forward or reverse, Listening to a DVD audio keep touching o or p. If you keep touching o or p for five sec- 1 1 1 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 onds, the icon m or n changes into rever- sal indication.

  • Page 32: Operating The Dvd Menu

    Section Playing DVD discs Touch the source icon and then touch Operating the DVD menu DVD to select the DVD player. Some DVDs allow you to select from the disc # If no disc is loaded in the unit, you cannot se- contents using a menu.

  • Page 33: Browsing Still Pictures

    Section Playing DVD discs Browsing still pictures Resume playback (Bookmark) You can browse still pictures recorded on the When playing DVD video discs, you can use this disc during DVD audio playback. function. ! You cannot operate Slideshow. (Refer to Sli- The Bookmark function lets you resume play- deshow on page 127.) back from a selected scene the next time the...

  • Page 34: Slow Motion Playback

    Section Playing DVD discs Slow motion playback Touch 0—9 to input the desired num- ber. This lets you slow down playback speed. # To cancel the inputted numbers, touch C. # You can also input the desired number by % Keep touching until is displayed using the joystick and 0-9.

  • Page 35: Changing The Subtitle Language During Playback (multi-subtitle)

    Section Playing DVD discs ! Display indications such as Dolby D and Mch ! During playback of a scene shot from mul- indicate the audio system recorded on the tiple angles, the angle icon is dis- DVD. Depending on the setting, playback may played.

  • Page 36: Introduction Of Advanced Dvd Operation

    Section Playing DVD discs ! TRACK – Repeat just the current track Introduction of advanced DVD operation Note If you perform chapter/track search or fast for- ward/reverse, the repeat play range changes to DISC. Playing tracks in random order Random play lets you play back tracks in a 1 1 1 random order within the current group during DVD audio playback.

  • Page 37: Selecting Audio Output

    Section Playing DVD discs Selecting audio output When playing DVD video discs recorded with LPCM audio, you can switch the audio output. ! This function is not possible when disc playback has been stopped. % Touch L/R SELECT on the function menu to select the audio output.

  • Page 38: Playing Video Cds

    Section Playing Video CDs Watching a Video CD Touch the screen to display the touch panel keys. 1 1 1 3 3 3 4 4 4 To skip back or forward to another track, touch o or p. Touching p skips to the start of the next track.

  • Page 39: Frame-by-frame Playback

    Section Playing Video CDs Touch 0—9 corresponding to a menu Notes number and then touch ENTER to start ! There is no sound during slow motion play- playback. back. Playback starts from the selected menu item. ! With some discs, images may be unclear dur- Touch ESC to hide the touch panel keys.

  • Page 40: Introduction Of Advanced Video Cd Operation

    Section Playing Video CDs Introduction of advanced Note Video CD operation If you perform track search or fast forward/re- verse, the repeat play range changes to DISC. Selecting audio output You can switch between stereo and monaural audio output. ! This function is not possible when disc playback has been stopped.

  • Page 41: Playing Cds

    Section Playing CDs Listening to a CD the current track. Touching it again will skip to the previous track. # You can also skip back or forward to another 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 track by moving the joystick left or right.

  • Page 42: Introduction Of Advanced Cd Operation

    Section Playing CDs Introduction of advanced Playing tracks in random order CD operation Random play lets you play back tracks on the CD in a random order. % Touch RANDOM on the function menu to turn random play on. Tracks will play in a random order. # To turn random play off, touch RANDOM again.

  • Page 43: Playing Mp3/wma/aac Files

    Section Playing MP3/WMA/AAC files Listening to MP3/WMA/AAC Touch the source icon and then touch DVD to select the DVD player. # If no disc is loaded in the unit, you cannot se- 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6...

  • Page 44: Selecting Tracks From The File Name List

    Section Playing MP3/WMA/AAC files Selecting tracks from the # If specific information has not been recorded on an MP3/WMA/AAC file, no xxxx will be dis- file name list played in the list (e.g., No Data). File name list lets you see the list of file names # Depending on the version of ID3 tag or Win- (or folder names) and select one of them to dows Media Player, the information may not be...

  • Page 45: Introduction Of Advanced Built-in Dvd Player (mp3/wma/aac) Operation

    Section Playing MP3/WMA/AAC files Introduction of advanced ! If you perform track search or fast forward/re- verse during FILE, the repeat play range built-in DVD player (MP3/ changes to FOLDER. WMA/AAC) operation ! When FOLDER is selected, it is not possible to play back a subfolder of that folder.

  • Page 46: Playing Divx/jpeg Files

    Section Playing DivX/JPEG files Watching a DivX/JPEG Touch the source icon and then touch DVD to select the DVD player. # If no disc is loaded in the unit, you cannot se- 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 lect DVD (DVD player).

  • Page 47: Viewing A Jpeg Slideshow

    Section Playing DivX/JPEG files When you load a disc containing this type of Notes DivX VOD content, the remaining number of ! This DVD player can play back a DivX file re- plays is shown on-screen and you then have corded on CD-R/RW/ROM and DVD-R/RW/ the option of playing the disc (thereby using ROM.

  • Page 48: Selecting Files From The File Name List

    Section Playing DivX/JPEG files % Press r on the remote control during Selecting files from the file playback. name list Each time you press r, you move ahead one File name list lets you see the list of file names frame.

  • Page 49: Changing Audio Language During Playback (multi-audio)

    Section Playing DivX/JPEG files Touch 0—9 to input the desired num- Note ber. Touching SUBTITLE during fast forward/fast re- # To cancel the inputted numbers, touch C. verse, pause or slow motion playback returns you # To select 1 hour 11 minutes, convert the time to normal playback.

  • Page 50: Introduction Of Advanced Built-in Dvd Player (divx/jpeg) Operation

    Section Playing DivX/JPEG files ! FILE – Repeat just the current file Introduction of advanced built-in DVD player (DivX/ Notes JPEG) operation ! If you select another folder during repeat play, the repeat play range changes to DISC. ! If you perform track search or fast forward/re- verse during FILE, the repeat play range changes to FOLDER.

  • Page 51: Multi-cd Player

    Section Multi-CD Player 7 Disc list display Listening to a CD Shows the disc list. 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 Touch the source icon and then touch M-CD to select the multi-CD player. Touch any of 01—06 to select a disc you want to listen to.

  • Page 52: Selecting Tracks From The Track Title List

    Section Multi-CD Player % Touch f to turn pause on. Disc Title (disc title)—DiscArtist (disc artist Playback of the current track pauses. name)—Track Title (track title)—TrackArtist # To turn pause off, touch f again. (track artist name) # If specific information has not been recorded on a CD TEXT disc, No XXXX will be displayed (e.g., No Name).

  • Page 53: Introduction Of Advanced Multi-cd Player Operation

    Section Multi-CD Player Introduction of advanced Notes multi-CD player operation ! If you select other discs during repeat play, the repeat play range changes to MULTI-CD. ! If you perform track search or fast forward/re- verse during TRACK, the repeat play range changes to DISC.

  • Page 54: Using Compression And Bass Emphasis

    Section Multi-CD Player When you find the desired track (or Creating a playlist with ITS disc) touch SCAN again. programming # After track or disc scanning is finished, nor- You can use ITS to enter and play back up to mal playback of the tracks will begin again.

  • Page 55: Erasing A Track From Your Its Playlist

    Section Multi-CD Player Erasing a track from your ITS playlist You can delete a track from your ITS playlist if ITS play is on. If ITS play is already on, skip to step 2. Play the CD with the track you want to delete from your ITS playlist, and turn ITS play on.

  • Page 56: Playing Songs On Ipod

    Section Playing songs on iPod 8 Song information Listening to songs on your Shows detailed information of currently iPod playing song. Touch the source icon and then touch 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 iPod to select the iPod.

  • Page 57: Pausing A Song

    Section Playing songs on iPod % Touch to display information on the # To go to the next group of list titles, touch NEXT. song you are currently playing. # To return to the previous group of list titles, Song information is displayed. touch PREV.

  • Page 58: Audio Player)

    Section Bluetooth Audio — Higher level: Playing back, pausing, select- Listening to songs on BT Audio ing songs, etc., are possible (all the opera- (Bluetooth audio player) tions illustrated in this manual). ! Since there are a number of Bluetooth audio 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3...

  • Page 59: Bluetooth Audio

    Section Bluetooth Audio Touch the source icon and then touch Function operation BT AUDIO to select the Bluetooth audio source. # For this unit to control your Bluetooth audio player it needs to establish a Bluetooth wireless connection. (Refer to Connecting a Bluetooth audio player on this page.) Touch f.

  • Page 60: Disconnecting A Bluetooth Audio Player

    Section Bluetooth Audio Note Before you can use audio players you may need to enter the PIN code into this unit. If your player requires a PIN code to establish a connection, look for the code on the player or in its accompa- nying documentation.

  • Page 61: Bluetooth Telephone

    Section Bluetooth Telephone 3 User number indicator Hands-free phoning with Shows the registration number of the cellu- cellular phones featuring lar phone. Bluetooth wireless technology 4 Device name Shows the device name of the cellular 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 9...

  • Page 62: Setting Up For Hands-free Phoning

    Section Bluetooth Telephone a Incoming call notice indication ogy, we recommend you register the phone to Shows when an incoming call has been re- this unit. ceived and not checked yet. Registration ! Incoming call notice is not displayed for Refer to Registering connected cellular phone calls made when your cellular phone is on page 64 for instructions on how to register...

  • Page 63: Introduction Of Advanced Hands-free Phoning Operation

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Making a phone call Introduction of advanced hands-free phoning operation Voice recognition Touch VOICE to turn the voice recogni- tion function on. Voice dial icon appears on the information bar. Voice recognition function is now ready. # To cancel the voice recognition function, touch VOICE again.

  • Page 64: Disconnecting A Cellular Phone

    No Connection is displayed. While connecting, CONNECTING flashes. To complete the connection, please check the de- vice name (Pioneer BT unit) and enter the link code on your cellular phone. If the connection Registering connected is established, CONNECTED is displayed.

  • Page 65: Connecting To A Registered Cellular Phone

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Touch DELETE next to the device name Using the Phone Book you want to delete. Transferring entries to the A confirmation display appears. Touch YES to Phone Book delete the phone. # To cancel deleting a registered phone, touch The Phone Book can hold a total of 500 en- tries;...

  • Page 66

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Calling a number in the Phone To end the call, touch Book The estimated call time appears in the display (this may differ slightly from the actual call Important time). You are required to park your vehicle and set the parking brake in order to perform this operation.

  • Page 67: Using The Call History

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Editing phone numbers Touch DELETE to delete the Phone Book entry. Important A confirmation display appears. Touch YES to delete the entry. You are required to park your vehicle and set the # If you do not want to clear a Phone Book entry parking brake in order to perform this operation.

  • Page 68: Using Preset Numbers

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Using preset numbers Touch to make a call. Important To end the call, touch The estimated call time appears in the display You are required to park your vehicle and set the (this may differ slightly from the actual call parking brake in order to perform this operation.

  • Page 69: Setting The Automatic Answering

    Section Bluetooth Telephone Touch CLEAR next to the item you want Echo canceling and noise to delete from the memory. reduction Select from the following: ! PHONEBOOK (phone book) % Touch ECHO CANCEL on the function ! Dialed Calls (dialed call history) menu to turn Echo Cancel function on.

  • Page 70: Tv Tuner

    Section TV tuner Watching the television Touch the source icon and then touch TV to select the TV. 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 Touch the screen to display the touch panel keys.

  • Page 71: Introduction Of Advanced Tv Tuner Operation

    Section TV tuner % When you find a station that you want Introduction of advanced to store in memory, keep touching one of TV tuner operation preset tuning keys P01—P12 until the beep sounds. The next time you touch the same preset tun- ing key the station is recalled from memory.

  • Page 72: Selecting The Area Group

    Section TV tuner Note Storing broadcast stations with BSSM may re- place broadcast stations you have saved using P01—P12. Selecting the area group % Touch COUNTRY on the function menu to select the area group. Touch COUNTRY repeatedly until the desired area group appears in the display.

  • Page 73: Dvd Player

    Section DVD Player 3 Audio language indicator Playing a disc Shows which audio language has been se- lected when playing DVD video. 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 4 Disc number indicator Shows the disc number currently playing...

  • Page 74: Turning The Dvd Player On Or Off

    Section DVD Player # You can also select a disc by pressing a/b When using the joystick on the remote control, switch the remote control operation mode to (TILT/DISC) on the remote control when the re- AVH. (Refer to page 19.) mote control operation mode is switched to DVD.

  • Page 75: Introduction Of Advanced Dvd Player Operation

    Section DVD Player ! FOLDER – Repeat the current folder Introduction of advanced ! TRACK – Repeat just the current track DVD player operation Notes ! If you select other discs during repeat play, the repeat play range changes to DISC. ! During video CD or CD playback, if you per- form track search or fast forward/reverse dur- ing TRACK, the repeat play range changes to...

  • Page 76: Selecting Audio Output

    Section DVD Player Selecting audio output When playing DVD video discs recorded with LPCM audio, or video CD discs, you can switch the audio output. ! This function is not possible when disc playback has been stopped. % Touch L/R SELECT on the function menu to select the audio output.

  • Page 77: Audio Adjustments

    Section Audio Adjustments Introduction to built-in DSP ! Graphic equalizer (GRAPHIC EQ) can be used for 2-channel mode only. features ! Parametric equalizer (PARAMETRIC EQ) can be used for multi-channel mode only. Important We recommend that you record the settings in Note the sheet on page 122 after you have completed audio adjustments.

  • Page 78

    Section Audio Adjustments ! DVD video Basically, that’s all you need to do to adjust ! Video CD the audio setting and no other fine tuning is ! CD (CD-DA) necessary. ! DTS-CD However, according to your wishes, it is possi- ! Compressed audio (MP3/WMA/AAC) files ble to customize audio settings based on Auto ! DivX video files...

  • Page 79: Introduction Of Audio Adjustments

    Section Audio Adjustments Introduction of audio ! Customizing the speaker setting (SPEAKER SETTING) adjustments ! Using the cut-off frequency (CUT OFF) ! Adjusting the time alignment (TIME ALIGNMENT) ! Adjusting the speaker output levels (SPEAKER LEVEL) ! Adjusting 3-band parametric equalizer (PARAMETRIC EQ) (when selecting multi- channel mode only) ! Adjusting 13-band graphic equalizer...

  • Page 80: Adjusting Source Levels

    Section Audio Adjustments Touch to adjust front/rear Notes speaker balance. ! Video CD, CD, compressed audio (MP3/WMA/ Each time you touch it moves the AAC) and DivX are set to the same source front/rear speaker balance towards the front or level adjustment volume automatically.

  • Page 81

    Section Audio Adjustments ! MATRIX – The Matrix mode for when FM ! When selecting 2CH (2-channel mode), you cannot use this function. (Refer to Switch- radio reception is weak # You can operate MUSIC ADJUSTMENT only ing between the multi-channel output and when MUSIC has been selected.

  • Page 82: Using The Dynamic Range Control

    Section Audio Adjustments Touch to adjust CENTER WIDTH Touch MUSIC to adjust music mode. (center width control). Refer to Using the DTS Neo:6 on this page. Each time you touch it gradually Touch to adjust CENTER IMAGE spreads the center channel sound into the front left and right speakers over a range 0 to (center image).

  • Page 83: Switching The Sound Settings

    Section Audio Adjustments Switching the sound settings % Touch 2CH/Multi CH on the audio func- tion menu to switch the mode. You can switch the acoustic sound field stored Touch 2CH/Multi CH repeatedly until the de- in this unit according to the source you are lis- sired mode appears in the display.

  • Page 84: Introduction Of Sound Settings

    Section Audio Adjustments Introduction of sound settings Sound setting function display Touching the sound setting selection keys en- ables you to cross-refer the other adjustments. Even in the adjustment screen, it is possible to refer and set another setting menus. 1 1 1 1 Sound setting display 1 1 1...

  • Page 85: Recalling Equalizer Curves

    Section Audio Adjustments When selecting multi-channel # To cancel the selected listening position, touch OFF. mode % Touch PARAMETRIC EQ on the sound Note setting menu to select the equalizer. When you make adjustments to the listening po- Touch PARAMETRIC EQ repeatedly to switch sition, the speaker outputs are automatically set between the following equalizers: for appropriate levels.

  • Page 86

    Section Audio Adjustments ! The center speaker largely determines the # You can mute the selected speaker unit by sound image and getting the balance right touching . To cancel muting, touch isn’t easy. We recommend reproducing a 2- # You cannot select speakers whose size is set at OFF.

  • Page 87: Adjusting 13-band Graphic Equalizer

    Section Audio Adjustments Touch next to SPEAKER to select # You can adjust parameters for each band of the other speakers in the same way. the speaker to be adjusted. Touch until the desired speaker appears in the display. Note LEFT (left speakers)—RIGHT (right speakers) You can store the adjusted setting in memory by # You can mute the selected speaker units by...

  • Page 88: Setting The Speaker Setting

    Section Audio Adjustments Setting the speaker setting ! Set the front or rear speaker to LARGE if the speaker is capable of reproducing bass You can make a fine adjustment on each content, or if no subwoofer is installed. speaker installed in your vehicle. You can change the size of each speaker according to Recall the speaker setting you want to the speaker specification.

  • Page 89

    Section Audio Adjustments Recalling cut-off frequency Touch to adjust parameters of the selected speaker unit (filter). settings Adjustable parameters and ranges are differ- % Touch CUT OFF on the sound setting ent depending on each speaker unit (filter). menu to select the cut-off frequency set- ting.

  • Page 90: Using The Time Alignment

    Section Audio Adjustments When front speaker HPF is selected in the eration, refer to Storing the adjusted audio set- network mode tings in memory on page 93. Parameter What it does Selects cut-off frequencies in the fol- lowing order: FREQUENCY Using the time alignment 50—63—80—100—125—160—...

  • Page 91: Adjusting The Speaker Output Levels

    Section Audio Adjustments Touch ADJ. next to TIME ALIGNMENT CUSTOM1—CUSTOM2—CUSTOM3—AUTO —LAST MEMORY on the sound setting menu. # You can select LAST MEMORY only when the # You cannot adjust the time alignment when neither FRONT LEFT nor FRONT RIGHT is se- adjusted speaker output level setting is not mem- lected in the position selector mode.

  • Page 92: Using The Auto-equalizer

    Section Audio Adjustments Touch to adjust the speaker out- +10dB is displayed as the level is increased or put level. decreased. Each time you touch it increases or de- # You cannot select speakers whose size is set creases the speaker output level. –24dB to at OFF.

  • Page 93: Storing The Adjusted Audio Settings In Memory

    Section Audio Adjustments Storing the adjusted audio Auto TA and EQ (auto-time settings in memory alignment and auto- equalizing) You can store the adjusted audio settings in this unit for later recall. You can use this function only when STANDARD has been selected. (Refer to Touch MEMORY.

  • Page 94

    Section Audio Adjustments — When delays occur for low sounds due Before operating the auto TA to the influence of the LPF on active and EQ function subwoofers or external amps. ! Carry out auto TA and EQ in as quiet a ! Auto TA and EQ changes the fader/balance place as possible, with the car engine and settings to the center position.

  • Page 95

    Section Audio Adjustments Turn the ignition switch to ON or ACC. 11 Get out of the car and close the door If the car’s air conditioner or heater is turned within 10 seconds when the 10-second on, turn it off. Noise from the fan in the air count-down starts.

  • Page 96: Setup

    Section Setup Introduction of setup When AV component is connected to AV input 1 adjustments % Touch AV INPUT 1 on the setup menu to select the AV input 1 setting. Touch AV INPUT 1 until the desired setting is selected.

  • Page 97: Setting The Automatic Open Function

    To prevent the display from hitting the shift CAUTION lever of an automatic vehicle when it is in P Pioneer recommends the use of a camera (park) position, or when you do not wish the which outputs mirror reversed images, other- display to open/close automatically, you can wise screen image may appear reversed.

  • Page 98: Setting The Clock

    Section Setup Setting the clock Switching the dimmer setting for sub-display Use these instructions to set the clock. To prevent the sub-display from being too Touch CLOCK ADJUSTMENT on the bright at night, the sub-display is automati- setup menu. cally dimmed when the car’s headlights are turned on.

  • Page 99: Setting Up The Dvd Player

    Section Setting up the DVD player Introduction of DVD setup # If you have selected Others, refer to When you select Others on this page. adjustments Notes ! If the selected language is not recorded on the disc, the language specified on the disc is displayed.

  • Page 100: Setting The Menu Language

    Section Setting up the DVD player Setting the angle icon display ! You can also switch the audio language by touching AUDIO during playback. (Refer to You can set it up so that the angle icon ap- Changing audio language during playback pears on scenes where the angle can be (Multi-audio) on page 34.) switched.

  • Page 101: Setting The Parental Lock

    Section Setting up the DVD player ! Some discs do not enable changing of the TV ! The parental lock level is recorded on the disc. aspect. For details, refer to the disc’s in- Look for the level indication written at the disc structions.

  • Page 102: To Play Back Bonus Groups

    When the remote control operation switch is set to DVD, changing the remote control code To play back bonus groups type enables you to operate the Pioneer DVD Some DVD audio discs have an extra ‘bonus’ player with the supplied remote control. There...

  • Page 103: Initial Settings

    Section Initial Settings Adjusting initial settings Setting the FM tuning step The FM tuning step employed by seek tuning can be switched between 100 kHz, the preset step, and 50 kHz. % Touch FM STEP on the initial menu to select the FM tuning step.

  • Page 104: Switching The Auxiliary Setting

    Section Initial Settings % Touch DETACH WARNING on the initial Switching the sound menu to turn warning tone on. muting/attenuation # To turn warning tone off, touch Sound from this system is muted or attenu- DETACH WARNING again. ated automatically when the signal from the equipment with mute function is received.

  • Page 105: Resetting The Audio Functions

    Section Initial Settings % Touch DVD DISC AUTO on the initial (LAST MEMORY). If needed, memorize it menu to turn automatic disc playback on. into custom settings (CUSTOM1, CUSTOM2 or CUSTOM3). # To turn automatic disc playback off, touch DVD DISC AUTO again. Touch DSP MODE on the initial menu.

  • Page 106: Entering Pin Code For Bluetooth Wireless Connection

    Note itial menu to turn security indicator on. About your country TV signal, consult with your # To turn security indicator off, touch nearest Pioneer dealer. SECURITY INDICATOR again. Entering PIN code for Bluetooth wireless connection To connect your cellular phone to this unit via...

  • Page 107: Other Functions

    Section Other Functions Switching the display on CINEMA (cinema) The picture is enlarged by the same proportion as the sub-display FULL or ZOOM in the horizontal direction and by You can switch between the displays on the an intermediate proportion between FULL and sub-display.

  • Page 108

    Section Other Functions ! The adjustments of BRIGHTNESS and Adjusting the dimmer CONTRAST are stored separately for light The adjustment of DIMMER is stored sepa- ambient (daytime) and dark ambient (night- rately for each ambient light; daytime, evening time). A sun or moon is displayed to and nighttime.

  • Page 109: Selecting The Background Display

    16-point adjustment, in which you make If touch panel adjustment cannot be performed fine-adjustments on the entire screen. properly, consult your local Pioneer dealer. ! Make sure to use the supplied pen for ad- justment, and gently touch the screen. If you press the touch panel forcefully, the touch panel may be damaged.

  • Page 110: Using The Aux Source

    Section Other Functions Using the AUX source Setting the AUX title The title displayed for the AUX source can be This unit can control an auxiliary equipment changed. such as VCR or portable device (sold sepa- ! Each title can be up to 10 characters long. rately).

  • Page 111: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information Troubleshooting Common Symptom Cause Action (See) Power doesn’t turn on. Leads and connectors are incor- Confirm once more that all connections are The unit doesn’t operate. rectly connected. correct. The fuse is blown. Rectify the reason for the fuse blowing, then replace the fuse.

  • Page 112

    Appendix Additional Information Symptom Cause Action (See) The icon is displayed, and op- The operation is prohibited for the This operation is not possible. eration is not possible. disc. The operation is not compatible This operation is not possible. with the disc’s organization. After pressing g once, start playback once The picture stops (pauses) and Reading of data has become impos-...

  • Page 113: Error Messages

    The Video CD playing features PBC. This operation is not possible with Video CDs search are not possible. featuring PBC. Error messages When you contact your dealer or your nearest Pioneer Service Center, be sure to record the error message. Message Cause...

  • Page 114: Understanding Auto Ta And Eq Error Messages

    Appendix Additional Information Message Cause Action (See) FILE Skipped The inserted disc contains WMA Replace disc. files that are protected by DRM PROTECT All the files on the inserted disc are Replace disc. secured by DRM Understanding auto TA and EQ error messages When correct measurement of car interior acoustic characteristics is not possible using the auto TA and EQ, an error message may appear on the display.

  • Page 115: Dvd Player And Care

    Appendix Additional Information DVD player and care DVD discs ! Use only normal, round discs. If you insert ! With some DVD video discs, it may not be irregular, non-round, shaped discs they possible to use certain functions. may jam in the DVD player or not play prop- ! It may not be possible to play back some erly.

  • Page 116: Dual Discs

    Appendix Additional Information MP3, WMA and AAC files ! Playback of discs recorded on a personal computer may not be possible, depending ! MP3 is short for MPEG Audio Layer 3 and on the application settings and the environ- refers to an audio compression technology ment.

  • Page 117

    Appendix Additional Information ! The folder selection sequence for playback ! The sound quality of MP3 files generally be- and other operations becomes the writing comes better with an increased bit rate. sequence used by the writing software. For This unit can play recordings with bit rates this reason, the expected sequence at the from 8 kbps to 320 kbps, but in order to be time of playback may not coincide with the...

  • Page 118: About Folders And Mp3/wma/aac Files

    Appendix Additional Information ! This unit doesn’t support the following for- Notes mats. ! This unit assigns folder numbers. The user — Apple Lossless cannot assign folder numbers. ! It is not possible to check folders that do not include MP3/WMA/AAC files. (These folders will be skipped without displaying the folder About folders and MP3/ number.)

  • Page 119: Divx Video Files

    PIONEER Service Station. Do not use the unit ! Some special operation may be prohibited in this condition because doing so may result because of the composition of DivX files.

  • Page 120

    PIONEER Service Station. side the display may be shortened. ! Small black dots or white dots (bright dots) may appear on the LCD screen. These are...

  • Page 121: Language Code Chart For Dvd

    Appendix Additional Information Language code chart for DVD Language (code), input code Language (code), input code Language (code), input code Japanese (ja), 1001 Guarani (gn), 0714 Pashto, Pushto (ps), 1619 English (en), 0514 Gujarati (gu), 0721 Quechua (qu), 1721 French (fr), 0618 Hausa (ha), 0801 Rhaeto-Romance (rm), 1813 Spanish (es), 0519...

  • Page 122: Dsp Adjustment Value Record Sheet

    Appendix Additional Information DSP adjustment value record sheet Please make a copy of sheet below as desired. Parametric equalizer setting (PARAMETRIC EQ) (when selecting multi-channel mode only) Speaker unit BAND Frequency Level Q.Fac FRONT LEFT HIGH FRONT RIGHT HIGH REAR LEFT HIGH REAR RIGHT HIGH...

  • Page 123

    Appendix Additional Information Cut-off frequency setting (CUT OFF) FREQUENCY SLOPE PHASE Speaker unit — FRONT LEFT HIGH (network mode only) — FRONT RIGHT HIGH (network mode only) — LOW PASS FRONT LEFT MID (network mode only) — HIGH PASS — LOW PASS FRONT RIGHT MID (network mode only) —...

  • Page 124: Terms

    Appendix Additional Information Terms Many DivX media files are available for down- load online, and you can create your own using your personal content and easy-to-use AAC is short for Advanced Audio Coding and tools from refers to an audio compression technology standard used with MPEG 2 and MPEG 4.

  • Page 125

    Appendix Additional Information DTS Neo:6 ID3 tag DTS Neo:6 can generate 6.1 channel surround This is a method of embedding track-related sound from any matrixed stereo source (such information in an MP3 file. This embedded in- as video or TV) and from 5.1 channel sources. formation can include the track title, the ar- It uses both the channel information already tist’s name, the album title, the music genre,...

  • Page 126

    Appendix Additional Information Linear PCM (LPCM)/Pulse code can be recorded on a single disc, letting you modulation choose as desired. This stands for linear pulse code modulation, Multi-session which is the signal recording system used for music CDs and DVDs. Generally, DVDs are re- Multi-session is a recording method that al- corded with higher sampling frequency and lows additional data to be recorded later.

  • Page 127

    Appendix Additional Information Playback control (PBC) Windows Media and the Windows logo are tra- This is a playback control signal recorded on demarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Video CDs (Version 2.0). Using menu displays Corporation in the United States and/or other provided by Video CDs with PBC lets you enjoy countries.

  • Page 128: Specifications

    Appendix Additional Information Specifications Decoder ........Linear PCM, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby EX, General Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS, DTS-CD, DTS-ES (matrix, Rated power source ....14.4 V DC discrete), DTS 96/24, DTS (allowable voltage range: Neo:6, AAC 12.0 V to 14.4 V DC) Grounding system ....

  • Page 129: Infrared Remote Control

    Appendix Additional Information Slope ......0 (Pass)/–6/–12 dB/oct Frequency response ....5 Hz to 96 000 Hz (with DVD, Low HPF: at sampling frequency 192 Frequency ....50/63/80/100/125/160/200 kHz) Signal-to-noise ratio ....102 dB (1 kHz) (IEC-A net- Slope ......–6/–12/–18 dB/oct work) Mute ........

  • Page 130: Index

    Index Angle icon ..........35,.100 Menu language ..........100 Aspect ratio ...........100,.124 MPEG ..............126 Audio language ........34,.49,.99 Multi-angle ..........35,.126 Multi-audio .........34,.49,.126 Multi-subtitle ........35,.49,.126 Bonus group ..........124 Bookmark ............33 Brightness ............107 Packed PCM ..........126 Browsable pictures ........124 Parental lock ..........101,.126 PBC (playback control) ........38 Playback control (PBC) ........127 Chapter ............124 Code number ..........101...

  • Page 131

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