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  • Page 2: Quick Start

    Quick Start 1. Charge battery for at least 8 hours (page 12). 2. Set up your inno™ (page 20). 3. Activate your XM subscription (page 18). 4. Listen to and record live XM* (pages 26 and 33). 5. Listen to recorded content (page 37).

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Organizing Your Music ......56 ........4 Disconnecting Your inno From the PC..60 Features ............ 4 Listening to XM Radio Online (XMRO) ..61 Safety Instructions ........7 Using Your CDs or MP3/WMA Files ..62 What’s in the Box ........10 Charging the Battery ......

  • Page 4: Introduction

    – plus a wide range of news, sports, talk, comedy, kids, and entertainment channels. Hear XM live, or save XM programming on your inno to listen at your leisure. We’ve also teamed up with Napster, a leading provider of online music. Imagine discovering a new artist on XM and then, with just a few clicks of a mouse, buying high-fidelity tracks and albums by that artist and similar artists.

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    Listen to live and recorded XM* content Play MP3 and WMA files Manage your tracks, favorite channels, and playlists Listen on the go inno + Dock + Antenna Listen to live and recorded XM* content Play MP3 and WMA files...

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    Introduction inno + Dock + Antenna + PC Manage content using inno or your PC Listen to XM Radio Online Purchase music from XM+Napster and upload it to your inno Introduction...

  • Page 7: Safety Instructions

    Do not expose to extreme temperatures (above 140°F or below -4°F, or above 60°C or below -20°C). Do not expose to moisture. Do not use inno near or in water. Do not let any foreign matter spill into inno. Do not expose to chemicals such as benzene and thinners. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.

  • Page 8: Environmental Information

    Introduction Battery Charger Safety Caution: Opening the case may result in electric shock. Caution: The uninsulated parts inside the power adapter and dock may cause electric shock or fire. For your safety, please do not open these components. Do not let metallic objects, such as necklaces or coins, come into contact with the power adapter plugs or battery terminal.

  • Page 9

    . , deployment of airbags. Failure to correctly place inno may result in injury to you or others if the unit becomes detached during an accident and/or obstructs the deployment of an airbag.

  • Page 10: What's In The Box

    Introduction What’s in the Box Earbuds Battery inno (GEX-INNO1) Remote Home XM antenna Home dock Introduction...

  • Page 11

    Introduction What’s in the Box AC power Travel power RCA audio cable adapter cable Also included: User guide XM+Napster install CD USB cable Carrying case/holster Introduction...

  • Page 12: Charging The Battery

    Introduction Charging the Battery Charge the battery for at least 8 hours before using inno for the first time, or if you have not used it for several months. Be sure to charge the battery in a place where the temperature is between 32°F and 113°F (0°C to 45°C).

  • Page 13: Inno Controls

    Introduction inno Controls USB jack Display Earbud jack Power button – Slide Mode – Switch down to turn power on between “Live XM” or off. Slide up to “hold” or “My Music” controls, preventing you (recorded content). from accidentally pressing a button.

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    Introduction inno Controls When you put inno in its home dock, both the display and arrow buttons rotate by 90° so that “up” really points up! Introduction...

  • Page 15: Using This Guide

    “Antenna Aiming,” and the XM button to select it. Not all of the menu items described in this guide may appear on your inno display. For example, if you have not created any playlists, you will not see “Playlists” if you press the XM button while listening to “My Music.”...

  • Page 16: Inno Display

    Introduction inno Display Available memory or signal strength – Battery charge Green portion indicates amount of storage taken up Mode – (((XM))) shows by locked XM songs (page 40). In “Live XM” mode, you’re listening to live XM. you will see a signal strength indicator instead.

  • Page 17: Remote

    Introduction Remote Mode – “Live XM” or Power button “My Music” (recorded content). Left arrow button – Pressing the left arrow button XM button – Access allows you to “back out” of or menus and confirm exit most menus. selections. Volume Arrow buttons –...

  • Page 18: Subscribing To Xm

    XM will send a signal from the satellites to activate the full channel lineup. A c t i vation normally takes 10 to 15 minutes, but during peak busy periods you may need to keep your player on for up to an hour. When you can access the full channel lineup on your inno, you’re finished! Subscribing to XM...

  • Page 19: Product Registration

    Product registration Visit us at the following site: 1. Register your product. We will keep the details of your purchase on file to help you refer to this information in the event of an insurance claim such as loss or theft. 2.

  • Page 20: Using Your Inno Alone

    Using Your inno Alone Setup To AC power adapter At Home 1. Insert inno into home To your audio system’s dock. line input or AUX input 2. Connect inno to your audio system as shown. To home antenna Connect power adapter and home antenna.

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    Using Your inno Alone While Traveling If you’re traveling, you can connect the power adapter directly to inno using the travel power cable. Using Your inno Alone...

  • Page 22

    Consult a professional installer if you have questions. You can listen to your inno through your car stereo by using inno’s built-in FM transmitter. Simply find an unused FM frequency on the stereo and set inno to transmit on that same frequency.

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    Using Your inno Alone 2. Insert inno into car dock. 3. Connect car dock to antenna cable and power adapter. Using Your inno Alone...

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    Using Your inno Alone 4. To install the swivel mount, first find a suitable location. The swivel mount’s adhesive is very strong and may be difficult to remove. Do not install this mount on leather surfaces and make sure the air temperature is at least 60°F (15°C).

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    Using Your inno Alone 5. To install the vent mount, find a horizontal vent that is strong enough to hold your inno and dock. To remove the vent mount, push it into the vent and lift upwards slightly to release the mount’s hooks from the vent vane.

  • Page 26: Live Xm

    XM content and live XM programming. If you do not dock your inno as described, you will lose access to your recorded content and live XM programming. Turn on your inno. Subscribe to XM (page 18) if you haven’t done so already.

  • Page 27: Selecting Channels

    Press the number keys on the remote that correspond to the channel number. - OR – 1. Press the left arrow button on your inno. You will see a virtual keypad on the display. 2. Use the arrow buttons to select the digits corresponding to the channel number.

  • Page 28: Favorite Channels

    Using Your inno Alone Favorite Channels You can save your favorite channels in an easily accessible list. 1. While you’re tuned to a channel, press the XM button. 2. Select Favorites Add Channel. 3. Once you’ve saved your favorites, you can quickly access the list. From the “Live XM”...

  • Page 29: Tuneselect

    What’s a “bookmark”? See page 45. 3. When any song or artist on your TuneSelect list is currently playing on any other XM chan- nel, inno will beep and flash “Artist/Song Found” on the display. Switch to that channel by pressing the XM button.

  • Page 30

    Using Your inno Alone Using Your inno Alone TuneSelect also allows you to type an artist name or song title even if the song isn’t currently playing on your inno. 1.Select XM Settings Preferences TuneSelect Edit List TuneSelect. 2. Press the up or down arrow buttons to choose the artist or song title field.

  • Page 31: Info Extras

    5. When you’re finished, press the left arrow button repeatedly until you return to the normal display. Or just wait several seconds for inno to return to its home screen automatically. To Select Stocks*: 1.

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    Using Your inno Alone 4. Continue selecting letters by using the arrow and XM buttons. 5. Select “Enter” when you’ve entered the entire stock symbol. Your inno is smart enough to automatically complete some stock symbols. 6. You can track up to 20 stock symbols. When you’ve entered all your desired stock symbols, select “Exit.”...

  • Page 33: Recording Xm

    “Recording …” message appear on the display. *XM content cannot be exported from the inno digital audio player. If you wish to own a complete, high-fidelity version of digital content on demand, you should purchase content from XM+Napster. This may allow you to store the content on multiple devices depending upon the digital rights management of such content.

  • Page 34

    2. To stop recording at any time, select XM Record Stop Recording. If you change channels, inno automatically stops recording. 3. You can choose to stop recording at the end of the song you’re currently listening to by selecting XM Record Record Song.

  • Page 35: Scheduling A Recording Session

    Using Your inno Alone Scheduling a Recording Session You can set inno to record XM at a later time. When you schedule a recording session, remember that inno must be able to receive a live XM signal when the session begins.

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    NOTE: Scheduled recording sessions will begin only if inno is put in a home dock or in a boombox with AC power. Your inno can be powered off or on. M a ke sure your inno can receive a strong XM signal!

  • Page 37: Listening To Recorded Xm Content (my Music)

    1. To switch to “My Music” from “Live XM,” press the Mode button. 2 . Press the up and down arrow buttons to view a list of songs that you have stored on inno. Highlight the song you want to listen to, then press XM Play to start playing from that song.

  • Page 38: Organizing Your Music

    Organizing Your Music Finding Your Music All songs and tracks that are stored in your inno are normally played in the order that they were recorded or transferred into your inno. You can also sort the selections by artist, category, or channel.

  • Page 39

    ID3 tags, which may or may not be the same as the XM category. WMA and MP3 songs are also assigned to a channel named “MP3/WMA.” 8. To view all the songs stored in your inno, press XM Find All Songs.

  • Page 40

    Using Your inno Alone Locking and Unlocking XM Content When you record XM, your inno records over the oldest XM tracks first. This ensures that you always hear the latest XM content. You can “lock” a song or track to prevent inno from recording over it.

  • Page 41

    Using Your inno Alone Playlists – Adding Songs You can create one or more custom lists, called playlists. Each playlist is an index of songs that play in a certain order. You can create a “morning drive” playlist, a “workout” playlist, a “best of”...

  • Page 42

    You can remove entries from a playlist. Remember that removing a song from one playlist does not remove it from any other playlist, and does not delete that song from inno. To remove one or more songs from a playlist: 1.

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    Using Your inno Alone Playlists – Playing 1. Select XM Playlists (playlist name) Select. 2. Choose a song you want to hear and press the XM button. 3. You will see the following options: Play songs in the order listed in the playlist, starting from the selected song.

  • Page 44

    2. Use the virtual keyboard to change the name of the playlist. 3. Select “Enter” when you’re finished, or “Exit” if you don’t want to save your changes. N O T E : You can also manage the playlists on your inno by using the XM+Napster application on your PC.

  • Page 45

    2. Press XM Edit Song Bookmark Song. 3. inno confirms by displaying “Info Added.” S H O RT C U T: To bookmark the song that you’re currently listening to in “My Music,” p r e s s and hold the XM button, then select Bookmark Song. You can only bookmark live or recorded XM tracks, not MP3 or WMA tracks.

  • Page 46: Deleting Songs

    Using Your inno Alone Deleting Songs When you’re no longer interested in a song or track, you can delete it from your inno. “Deleting” a song permanently erases it from memory, and is different from “removing” a song from a playlist.

  • Page 47

    5. Select XM Delete Yes. 6. inno confirms that the songs are erased by displaying “Songs Deleted.” S H O RT C U T: Instead of steps 3 and 4, press the right arrow button to select the song you want to delete.

  • Page 48: Using Inno With A Pc

    Active Internet connection; we recommend a broadband (cable, DSL, or fiber) connection for optimal performance. inno may not work with all computers meeting these requirements depending on system configuration and user demands on existing hardware and software. *The following operating systems are not supported: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Me, and Mac OS.

  • Page 49: Setup

    We recommend reading this entire section before using your inno with a PC. To connect your inno to your PC: 1. If you haven’t done so already, disconnect your inno and its dock from your PC. 2. Insert the XM+Napster CD into your computer’s CD or DVD drive.

  • Page 50

    4. Reboot your PC if necessary, then launch the XM+Napster program from the shortcut on your desktop. 5. Set up inno as shown and plug the USB cable into the PC. You can also connect the USB cable directly between your PC and inno without using the home dock, home antenna, and AC power adapter.

  • Page 51: Registering With Xm+napster

    Using inno with a PC Registering with XM+Napster Choose either the XM+Napster Light service or the XM+Napster service. XM+Napster Light allows you to buy individual songs or albums whenever you want. XM+Napster lets you stream music to your PC for an additional monthly subscription.

  • Page 52

    Using inno with a PC To register, follow these steps: 1. Click File/Sign In on the XM+Napster application. Click on the link for new members. 2. Follow the directions indicated on the registration screen. You must provide your active XM Radio ID and billing ZIP code to register.

  • Page 53

    4. The next time you use XM+Napster, sign in with your user name and password to access the XM+Napster service. You can also use the XM+Napster software off-line, without signing in, and still retain the ability to manage your inno. Using inno with a PC...

  • Page 54: What Can You Do With Xm+napster

    What Can You Do with XM+Napster? Using XM+Napster, you can: Manage songs, playlists, and recording sessions on your inno. Transfer MP3 and WMA files between inno and your PC. Explore and purchase music from XM+Napster’s enormous online store. Listen to XM Radio Online.

  • Page 55: Purchasing Music

    Using inno with a PC Purchasing Music The XM+Napster store allows you to stream, download, or buy songs or albums. S t re a m – Listen to a song while your PC is connected to the Internet. D o w n l o a d –...

  • Page 56: Organizing Your Music

    Organizing Your Music The “Folder” pane lets you view the View and manage all the XM Drag and drop tracks or albums tracks stored on inno or on your PC, content you recorded, WMA, onto the “playlist/radio” pane playlists, recording sessions, book- and MP3 tracks on your inno to play them on your PC.

  • Page 57

    Using inno with a PC Recording Sessions View and edit your inno recording sessions by selecting Library/inno/XM Recordings on the XM+Napster application. Create a new recording session or Enter the options for the recording session. choose an existing session. Using inno with a PC...

  • Page 58

    “Folder” pane. Alternatively, right-click on the track name, then select the playlist you want to add the track to. You can move a PC playlist onto your inno by dragging that playlist name into the Library/ inno/Playlists line. When you move tracks and playlists onto your inno, you may have to purchase that content from XM+Napster, if you have not done so already.

  • Page 59

    Though you can transfer non-MP3/WMA files to your inno using W i n d o w s, t h o s e files cannot be played as audio files. F u r t h e r m o r e, do not attempt to format the inno storage;...

  • Page 60: Disconnecting Your Inno From The Pc

    Using inno with a PC Disconnecting Your inno From the PC Before you remove your inno from its dock or unplug the USB cable from the dock or the PC, you must disconnect using one of the following methods: In Windows: right-click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon , which is on the right side of the Windows taskbar.

  • Page 61: Listening To Xm Radio Online (xmro)

    Note that these presets are not the same as the “Favorite Channels” on your inno. You can enjoy XM Radio Online anywhere you have a PC and a high-speed connection. Remember that you cannot save or transfer XMRO programming onto your inno. Using inno with a PC...

  • Page 62: Using Your Cds Or Mp3/wma Files

    Using inno with a PC Using Your CDs or MP3/WMA Files Ripping Your CDs Use the XM+Napster application to rip tracks from a CD into your Napster library. 1. Insert an audio CD into your PC’s CD drive. 2. Click on Library, then click on the CD icon in the “Folders” pane. You will see a listing of the CD tracks in the main pane.

  • Page 63

    Using inno with a PC Burning CDs Transfer MP3 and WMA files onto a recordable CD or DVD. Please note that the content recorded from XM cannot be burned onto a CD or DVD or otherwise transferred off your inno.

  • Page 64: Updating Inno Firmware

    Updating the firmware is a quick and easy process. Remember that: Your inno must be docked with a power adapter and must be connected to your PC. You cannot update the firmware if inno is not docked and powered.

  • Page 65: Using The Update Tool

    Updating inno Firmware Using the Update Tool If you don’t use XM+Napster, you can update the inno firmware manually. 1. Insert the XM+Napster CD in your PC’s CD-ROM or DVD drive. The XM+Napster software should start automatically. 2. Click on Browse CD.

  • Page 66: Settings

    Settings FM Modulator (for optional Car Kit use only) Set the FM frequency that inno transmits on. Adjust the volume level of the FM transmission. Settings...

  • Page 67

    Your inno contains a built-in FM modulator (or FM transmitter) that allows you to listen to whatever your inno is playing using a car FM radio. All you have to do is set your inno and the FM radio in your car to the same frequency.

  • Page 68

    Settings FM Level When listening to your inno using the FM modulator, you can adjust its volume level to match other audio sources (your CD player, other FM stations, or MP3 player). 1. Select XM Settings FM Modulator FM Level.

  • Page 69: Aiming The Antenna

    XM satellites in the southern sky. In large cities, XM also has a network of ground repeaters to help increase the signal coverage. Your inno can help you aim the home antenna to pull in the strongest possible signal. 1. Select XM...

  • Page 70: Audio

    Line Out Level If you connect inno to another stereo system, you can adjust inno’s audio level to match other audio sources. This is not a volume control; use the volume control on your stereo instead.

  • Page 71: Display

    3. Press the XM button to confirm your selection. Then press the left arrow button repeatedly until you return to normal operation. Backlight Timer Your inno screen remains lit for a short time after you press a button. To adjust this time period: 1. Select XM Settings...

  • Page 72: Stock Ticker

    3. Press the XM button to confirm your selection. Info Extras If you choose sports or other Info Extras features, you will see sports scores and other infor- mation displayed at the bottom of inno’s display. You can control the way this information is displayed. 1. Select XM...

  • Page 73: Channel Access

    Normally, as you scroll through live XM channels using the up and down arrow buttons, you can preview the channel list before selecting one channel. inno does not switch to that channel until you push the XM button. You can change this so that inno automatically tunes to the channel that you’re previewing.

  • Page 74

    3. To add a channel that has been skipped, highlight that channel then press the XM button. 4. Press the left arrow button when you’re finished. 5. inno confirms by displaying “Channel List Updated.” You can still tune to a channel directly by using the virtual keypad to enter its channel number.

  • Page 75: Clock And Sleep Timer

    Settings Setup Set Time Set Clock 12/24 Hour Mode. Sleep Timer Your inno has a sleep timer that can automatically shut off the unit after a period of time. 1. Select XM Settings Setup Set Time Sleep Timer. 2. Select the desired time period.

  • Page 76: Vehicle Mode

    60 to 180 minutes after you turn it on. 3. The setting is saved even if you turn inno off. The vehicle mode setting is only active when you use the car dock. Settings...

  • Page 77: Memory Partition

    Settings Memory Partition The internal storage in inno can store recorded XM content and MP3/WMA files. By default, the storage is divided 50/50, but you can select different memory partitions: typical storage for content typical storage for PC setting recorded from XM...

  • Page 78: Restoring Factory Defaults

    Settings Restoring Factory Defaults To restore all inno settings and preferences to a “factory fresh” state: 1. Select XM Settings Setup Factory Defaults. 2. You should see this display: Restore just the settings to factory defaults. Restore settings to factory defaults and erase all music.

  • Page 80: Customer Support

    Customer Support Troubleshooting If your inno does not work the way you expect, first consult this troubleshooting guide. To reset your inno, remove the battery then re-insert it. If you see this on the display: You should: No Signal Something is blocking the XM signal. Move your inno away from the obstructed area (e.g., an underground garage).

  • Page 81

    Some channels, such as news and sports, may not have such information. No audio when listening to inno through Check that your inno and your radio are tuned to the same FM an FM radio. frequency.

  • Page 82

    You cannot transfer songs that you inno is not compatible with Napster To Go’s monthly subscription downloaded with Napster To Go™ into inno. service. To transfer songs from your PC to your inno, you must purchase individual songs or albums from XM+Napster Light or XM+Napster.

  • Page 83: Specifications

    128 g 4.5 oz Storage capacity 1 GB (The capacity of the built-in memory may be less than indicated; a portion of the memory is used by the inno firmware.) Music file formats MP3 and WMA fixed bitrates: 32, 48, 64, 96, 128, 160, 192, 256, 320 kbps...

  • Page 84

    39 mm (W) x 95 mm (H) x 12 mm (D) 1.5 in (W) x 3.7 in (H) x 0.47 in (D) Weight 40 g 1.4 oz Battery Type: CR2032 Voltage: 3 V Model Numbers inno player GEX-INNO1 Home kit CD-INHOME1 Car accessory kit CD-INCAR1 Customer Support...

  • Page 85: Patent Information

    Customer Support Patent Information Technology. It is prohibited to copy, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, hack, manipulate, or otherwise make available any technology incorporated in receivers compatible with the XM Satellite Radio System or that support the XM website, the Online Service or any of its content.

  • Page 86: Fcc Statement

    Customer Support FCC Statement This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and 2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

  • Page 87: Limited Warranty

    PRODUCT PURCHASE WARRANTY Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. (PUSA), and Pioneer Electronics of Canada, Inc. (POC), warrants that products distributed by PUSA in the U.S.A., and by POC in Canada that fail to function properly under normal use due to a manufacturing defect when installed and operated according to the owner’s manual enclosed with the unit will be repaired or replaced with a...

  • Page 88: Warranty


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  • Page 90

    Pioneer will investigate the dispute and will either: (1) respond to your complaint in writing informing you what action Pioneer will take, and in what time period, to resolve the dispute; or (2) respond to your complaint in writing informing you why it will not take any action.

  • Page 91

    Customer Support Customer Support...

  • Page 92

    Programming stored on the device cannot be transferred off the unit. Download legally. Buy digital music from XM+Napster. The XM name, related logo, and TuneSelect are trademarks of XM Satellite Radio Inc. All rights reserved. inno is a registered trademark of Pioneer Electronics (U.S.A.) inc. ©2006...

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