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Pioneer Steez STZ-D10Z-R Operating Instruction

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  • Page 1 PORTABLE MUSIC SYSTEM STZ-D10Z Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2: Operating Environment

    IMPORTANT CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, The exclamation point within an equilateral CAUTION: TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC within an equilateral triangle, is intended to triangle is intended to alert the user to the SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR alert the user to the presence of uninsulated presence of important operating and...
  • Page 3 [U.S. model only] Only use attachments/accessories specified by the Read these instructions. manufacturer. Keep these instructions. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table Heed all warnings. specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. Follow all instructions. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the Do not use this apparatus near water.
  • Page 4 (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Product Name: PORTABLE MUSIC SYSTEM Model Number: STZ-D10Z-R Responsible Party Name: PIONEER ELECTRONICS (USA) INC. SERVICE SUPPORT DIVISION Address: 1925 E. DOMINGUEZ ST. LONG BEACH, CA 90810-1003, U.S.A. Phone: 1-800-421-1404 URL:
  • Page 5: Table Of 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, put them away in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction Checking what’s in the box ! Remote control unit ! Lithium battery (CR2025) ! USB cable ! AC adapter ! Power cord ! Warranty card ! Quick start guide Installing the unit ! When installing this unit, make sure to put it on a level and stable surface. Don’t install it on the following places: –...
  • Page 7: When In Use

    When in use  Noise and etiquette Playing music is fun but depending on circumstances, annoying. Please be considerate of others when using the device. It is up to your consideration whether the volume is turned high or low. In particular, even the smallest noise can be a nuisance in public places and during the night when it’s quiet. Be considerate of others and create a pleasurable environment.
  • Page 8: Before You Start

    Before you start Before using the remote control The battery supplied with this unit is stored in the battery casing. Remove the protective seal from the battery casing. Note When you notice a decrease in the operating range, replace the battery. Replace the battery When replacing the battery, use a commercially available Lithium CR2025 battery.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Unit To The Ac Adapter / Installing Batteries

    A damaged power cord can cause a fire or give you an electric shock. Check the power cord once in a while. If you find it damaged, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized independent service company for a replacement. ! Make sure to grasp the body of the AC adapter when removing it from the power outlet. If you pull the power cord, it may become damaged which could lead to fire and/or electrocution.
  • Page 10: Installing Batteries

    Installing batteries WARNING Incorrect use of batteries may result in such hazards as leakage and bursting. Observe the following precautions: ! Never use new and old batteries together. ! Do not mix and use nickel hydride battery with different charges. ! Insert the plus and minus sides of the batteries properly according to the marks in the battery case.
  • Page 11: Controls And Displays

    Controls and displays Remote control unit STANDBY/ON FUNC TEMPO TOOLS 8 SKIP 8 SKIP ENTER TEMPO MENU CALL BATTLE DJ MIX MEMO RHYTHM EXIT 1 uSTANDBY/ON 7 FUNC Switches the unit between standby and on. (page 14) Use to change the input function. The source changes as below. Memory (internal memory) d USB/STEEZ PORTABLE d iPod d Memory USB STEEZ...
  • Page 12: Front/Top Panel

    Front/Top panel TEMPO DJ MIX BATTLE POWER FUNCTION VOLUME 1 POWER 10 iPod cover Switches the unit between standby and on. (page 14) 11 Lock lever 2 Power indicator If you raise the lock lever from the behind the frame, the iPod cover will When the power is on, this indicator lights.
  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    Rear panel 5V 500mA DC IN 18 V PHONES AUX IN PC connect 1 Battery cover 2 Microphone volume knob Use to adjust the volume of the sound inputted through the microphone. The sound from the microphone is always outputted when the device’s power is on, but not outputted when headphones are connected.
  • Page 14: Basic Playback

    Basic playback How to use This is the device’s basic playback operation. If you select a different function at step 3, the device will switch to a sound source from an external input, USB or iPod. 1 Press uSTANDBY/ON on the remote control (or POWER on the main unit) to turn on the power of this unit. The display will show the volume after the STEEZ logo, then the screen will finally show the input function last selected.
  • Page 15: Playing Tracks From An Internal Memory Or Usb Memory

    ! This unit may not recognize a USB memory device, play files or supply power to a USB memory device. For details, see page 28. ! Pioneer does not guarantee that any file recorded on a USB memory device will play or that power will be supplied to a USB memory device. Also note that Pioneer will accept no responsibility whatsoever for loss of files on USB memory devices caused by connection to this unit.
  • Page 16: Select A Playback Mode

    5 Start a track playback. The following will be displayed on the playback screen. Memory Song2 Artist1 +10% 1:40 5:25 1 Function 2 Song name 3 Artist name 4 BPM (tempo) 5 Elapsed time 6 Cue location 7 Cue settings ON 8 Dance function OFF 9 Playback status a Playback mode (...
  • Page 17: Playback In A Folder Mode

    Playback in a Folder mode You can playback tracks stored in a USB memory device by selecting a folder. ! The dance function cannot be used in a folder mode playback. ! This unit can display folders up to 20 hierarchies. 1 Select Folder in the initial screen of the USB memory and select folders and tracks for a playback.
  • Page 18: Connecting Your Ipod/Iphone

    -- Asia, Middle East, and Oceania ! Installing software versions other than indicated on the website of Pioneer to your iPod/iPhone may result in incompatibility with this device. ! iPod and iPhone are licensed for reproduction of non-copyrighted materials or materials the user is legally permitted to reproduce.
  • Page 19: Connecting Auxiliary Components

    iPod Song3 Artist2 2:20 4:45 1 Song name 2 Artist name 3 Elapsed time 4 Playback status 5 Total time  About iPhone playback ! Sound will only switch from iPhone to the device after authentication process is completed in approximately 10 seconds. ! Incoming calls will pause the playback and iPhone ringtones will be heard from the device speakers only.
  • Page 20: Various Dance Functions

    Various dance functions The product features excellent dance functions that allows you to enjoy dancing using your own music data. The dance function can be used using the music stored in the internal memory or your own USB memory device. However, to exploit all functions, you must analyze the music data in advance on a PC using the music software [MIXTRAX].
  • Page 21: Start A Battle In A Battle Mode

    ! There is a five-second countdown (for preparation) before the battle begins (the track from the selected Genre will start playing back). ! When the battle is finished, a voice will playback announcing the completion of the battle (randomly selected from multiple voices). ! A time call announcing the remaining 1 minute and 10 seconds of the battle and another declaring its completion will be played back.
  • Page 22: Using The Dj Mix Mode

    Using the DJ Mix mode Memory/USB/STEEZ Playback of music tracks from a pre-selected genre. All tracks of the Dance Genre will be played back in an order that allows continuous dancing. 1 With the power turned on, press MENU. Menu screen appears on the front panel display. Menu Battle Battle...
  • Page 23: Use Various Playback Control Functions

    2 Use a/b to select ‘Rhythm Machine’, then press ENTER. A Rhythm Sequence selection screen for the Rhythm Machine mode will be shown. Rhythm Machine Preset 1 Preset 1 Preset 2 Preset 3 Preset 4 Preset 5 3 Start a track playback by selecting a rhythm sequence. ! To end the Rhythm Machine playback, press the EXIT button.
  • Page 24: Connecting A Pc

    Connecting a PC Installing the music management software MIXTRAX onto your PC will and then transferring music data analyzed by MIXTRAX across to the device will allow you to use various dance functions. 1. In order to download MIXTRAX, execute “MIXTRAX Download” from the root folder in this device via the PC connected to this device. 2.
  • Page 25: Updating The Firmware

    Updating the firmware Important ! Cannot be updated if the unit is using batteries. Connect the unit to an AC adaptor, and update after connecting the unit to a PC. ! Do not in any circumstances unplug the power cord until “Update completed.” is displayed when the firmware is being updated in accordance with the 7 steps below.
  • Page 26: Using The Setup Menu

    Using the Setup menu Configure setting such as audio quality for tracks that are played back on the device, the playback method, power, and display. 1 With the power turned on, press MENU. Menu screen appears on the front panel display. Menu Battle Battle...
  • Page 27: Configure The Power Saving Settings

    Configure the power saving settings By configuring the power saving settings, you can save the battery’s power and reduce the amount of power used. To configure the power saving settings, select Power Save in the Setup menu. You can set Display Off, Auto Power Off and Key Light Off separately for when operating by battery or AC adapter. Settings for battery Settings for AC adapter powered use...
  • Page 28: Additional Information

    Take a look at the other components and electrical appliances being used, because sometimes the problem may lie there. If the trouble isn’t sorted out even after going through the checks below, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized independent service company to carry out repair work.
  • Page 29: Ipod/Iphone

    iPod/iPhone The device doesn’t recognize iPod touch/iPhone. ! Try the following. 1. Simultaneously keep pressing the sleep button and home button on the iPod touch or iPhone for over 10 seconds to restart. 2. Turn on the device. 3. Connect the iPod touch/iPhone to the device. “Communication error.”...
  • Page 30: Playable Music File Formats

    Playable music file formats The music files that the device can play back from the internal memory and USB memory devices are as follows. Sampling Category Extension Stream Bitrate frequency [CBR] 32, 40, 48, 56, 64, 80, 96, 112, 128, 160, 192, 224, 256, 320 kbps MPEG-1 Audio Layer3 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz [VBR] 8 kbps to 320 kbps...
  • Page 31: Cleaning The Unit

    Cleaning the unit ! Use a polishing cloth or dry cloth to wipe off dust and dirt. ! When the surface is dirty, wipe with a soft cloth dipped in some neutral cleanser diluted five or six times with water, and wrung out well, and then wipe again with a dry cloth.
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