Thank you for your purchasing this AIWA product.
To optimize the performance of this unit, please
read through this manual carefully.
In addition to this operating instructions manual,
be sure to refer to the separate installation and
connections manuals as well.
• This unit is designed to be operated on a 12-volt
DC negative-ground electrical system only.
• To prevent short-circuiting, disconnect the
negative car battery terminal until the unit has
been mounted and connected completely.
• When replacing the fuse, be sure to use one
whose amperage rating is identical. Use of a
fuse of higher amperage may cause serious
damage to the unit.
• Do NOT attempt to disassemble this unit. Laser
rays from the optical pickup are dangerous to
• Make sure that pins or other foreign objects do
not get inside the unit; they may cause
malfunctioning, or a safety hazard such as
electrical shock or exposure of laser rays.
• When your car was parked in direct sunlight
resulting in a considerable rise in temperature
inside the car, allow the unit to cool off before
• Keep the volume at such a level that you can
hear outside warning sounds (horns, sirens,
Notes on CDs
• A defective or soiled CD inserted in the unit can
cause sound to drop out during playback.
• Handle a CD by holding its
inner and outer edges.
• Do NOT touch the surface of the unlabeled side
of a CD.
• Do NOT stick paper or tape
etc. onto the surface.
• Do NOT expose the CD to
direct sunlight or excessive
• Clean the CD before
playback. Wipe the CD
from the center outward
with a cleaning cloth.
• NEVER use solvents such as benzine or alcohol
to clean a CD.
• Smaller 3-inch (8-cm) CDs cannot be played on
this unit. And do not use an adaptor as it may
cause a malfunction. NEVER insert a 3-inch (8-
cm) CD or its adaptor. If inserted, it may not eject.
• Do NOT use irregularly shaped CDs (example:
heart-shaped, octagonal ones). Doing so may
result in a malfunction. NEVER insert an irregularly
shaped CD. If inserted, it may not eject.
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These
limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference
will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one
or more of the following measures:
— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
— Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on
circuit different from that to which the receiver
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/
TV technician for help.
Modifications or adjustments to this product, which
are not expressly approved by the manufacturer, may
void the user's right or authority to operate this product.