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Listening To The Radio; Improving Fm Sound; Saving Station Presets; Listening To Station Presets - Pioneer VSX-422-K Operating Instructions Manual

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Listening to the radio

The following steps show you how to tune in to FM and AM
radio broadcasts using the automatic (search) and manual
(step) tuning functions. Once you are tuned to a station you
can memorize the frequency for recall later—see
station presets below
for more on how to do this.
1
Press
TUNER
to select the tuner.
2
Use
BAND
to change the band (FM or AM), if necessary.
Each press switches the band between FM (stereo or
mono) and AM.
3
Tune to a station.
There are three ways to do this:
Automatic tuning
To search for stations in the currently selected band,
press and hold
TUNE /
for about a second. The
receiver will start searching for the next station, stopping
when it has found one. Repeat to search for other
stations.
Manual tuning
To change the frequency one step at a time, press
/.
TUNE
High speed tuning
Press and hold
TUNE /
for high speed tuning.
Release the button at the frequency you want.

Improving FM sound

If the TUNE or ST indicators don't light when tuning to an FM
station because the signal is weak, set the receiver to the
mono reception mode.
Saving
Press
BAND
to select FM MONO.
This should improve the sound quality and allow you to
enjoy the broadcast.

Saving station presets

If you often listen to a particular radio station, it's convenient
to have the receiver store the frequency for easy recall
whenever you want to listen to that station. This saves the
effort of manually tuning in each time. This unit can memorize
up to 30 stations.
1
Tune to a station you want to memorize.
See
Listening to the radio above
2
Press TOOLS.
The display shows PRESET, then a blinking MEM and
station preset.
3
PRESET /
Press
want.
You can also use the number buttons.
4
Press ENTER.
The preset number stop blinking and the receiver stores
the station.

Listening to station presets

You will need to have some presets stored to do this. See
Saving station presets above

Naming preset stations

For easier identification, you can name all of your preset
stations.
1
2
3
for more on this.
to select the station preset you
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Note
If the receiver is left disconnected from the AC power outlet
for over a month, the station memories will be lost and will
have to be reprogrammed.
Stations are stored in stereo. When the station is stored in
the FM MONO mode, it shows as ST when recalled.
if you haven't done this already.
PRESET /
Press
to select the station preset you
want.
You can also use the number buttons on the remote
control to recall the station preset.
Choose the station preset you want to name.
See
Listening to station presets above
Press
TOOLS
twice.
The cursor at the first character position is blinking on
the display.
Input the name you want.
Choose a name up to eight characters long.
PRESET /
Use
to select character position.
Use
TUNE /
to select characters.
The name is stored when
is pressed.
ENTER
Tip
To erase a station name, follow steps 1 and 2, and press
while the display is blank. Press
ENTER
display is blank, to keep the previous name.
Once you have named a station preset, Press
the name. When you want to return to the frequency
display, press
several times to show the frequency.
DISP
Basic playback
for how to do this.
while the
TOOLS
to show
DISP

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