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LG LAC-M8400R Owner's Manual

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Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product,
please read this instruction booklet carefully and completely.


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  • Page 1 LGEBN_LGEDG-LAC-M8400R/M8410R_ENG-16G Car CD Receiver OWNER’S MANUAL MODEL : LAC-M8400R LAC-M8410R Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read this instruction booklet carefully and completely.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Front Panel ........8-9 Using the hands free (LAC-M8400R model) ....18 Remote Control .
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents OPERATION REFERENCE Radio Operation ....... . 27-28 Troubleshooting .
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN Warning: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove the CAUTION: cover or back of this product. There are no user-serviceable This unit employs a Laser System. parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and retain for future reference should the unit require mainte- Warning: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not...
  • Page 5: Before Use

    Before Use To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s Notes on Discs manual carefully and retain for future reference. Handling Discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the disc by the Symbol Used in this Manual edges so that fingerprints do not get on the surface.
  • Page 6: Use And Care Of The Remote Control

    Before Use Use and care of the remote control Using the remote control Point the remote control in the direction of the front panel to Installing the battery operate. Pull the tray outward on the back of the remote control with a pencil or ball point pen and insert the battery with the plus (+) NOTES minus (-) poles pointing in the proper direction.
  • Page 7: Protecting Your Unit From Theft

    Before Use Protecting your unit from theft Attaching the front panel The front panel can be detached from the head unit and stored in Align the right side of the panel with the stopper, and then push the protective case provided to discourage theft. the left side or the panel into the unit until it clicks.
  • Page 8: Front Panel

    Front Panel (LAC-M8400R model) • PWR/MUTE button • BAND/AS button • VOLUME KNOB • REPEAT/INTRO SCAN (RPT/SCN) button DISPLAY WINDOW • TA/PTY button • TA button Z OPEN/CLOSE button • MENU/RDS button b/B/v/V (left/right/up/down) buttons • RETURN button RELEASE ( ) button •...
  • Page 9 Front Panel (LAC-M8410R model) • PWR/MUTE button • BAND button • VOLUME KNOB • REPEAT (RPT) button DISPLAY WINDOW • PS/AS button • SHUFFLE/INTRO SCAN (SHF/SCN) button Z OPEN/CLOSE button • TA/PTY button b/B/v/V (left/right/up/down) buttons • TA button RELEASE ( ) button •...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Remote Control • SKIP/SEARCH • POWER/MUTE ( (. m / M >) - Switches the unit ON - Backward or forward and OFF. search playback. - Press to mute the - Go to next track. sound from the Returns to beginning of speaker.
  • Page 11: Installation

    Installation Basic Installation Bend the claws Before installing, make sure that the ignition-switch is set to OFF according to and remove the terminal of the car battery to avoid short-circuiting. the thickness of the 1. Remove the existing receiver unit. dashboard 2.
  • Page 12: Iso-Din Installation

    Installation ISO-DIN Installation 1. Slide the unit into ISO-DIN frame. 2. Install screws removed from old unit. 3. Slide the unit and frame into dash opening. 4. Install dash panel or adapter plate. 5. Install trim ring to the unit. The notch on trim ring must be positioned at the bottom.
  • Page 13: Connections

    Connections Connecting to Car Before connecting, make sure that ignition switch is set to OFF, and remove the terminal of the battery to avoid short circuits. 1 GND (BLACK) 2 PHONE (ORANGE) 3 DIMMER (PINK) DIMMER SWITCH CD CHANGER (Optional) 4 TO IGNITION (RED) IGNITION SWITCH...
  • Page 14: Connecting To Optional Equipment (Lac-M8410R Model)

    Connections Connecting to Car Connecting to Optional Equipment (LAC-M8410R model) From antenna You can use VCR or other unit connected to the AUX connector. To the wiring of vehicle Colors of leads 1. Connect a VCR or auxiliary device, etc to the AUX connector. 1 BLACK : This lead is for connection to the Ground.
  • Page 15: Connecting To A Auxiliary Equipment

    Connections Connecting to Auxiliary Equipment - Connect the AUDIO OUTPUT connector of this unit to the AUDIO INPUT connector of Auxiliary Equipment. To AUDIO OUT To AUDIO IN RR (Rear Right) RL (Rear Left) To AUDIO OUT FR (Front Right) To AUDIO IN FL (Front Left)
  • Page 16: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Turning the unit on Adjusting the volume Press PWR/MUTE or any other button on the front panel or POWER/MUTE ( ) on the remote control to turn the unit on. Use VOLUME to adjust the sound level. Turning the unit off Rotate VOLUME KNOB on the front panel to increase or decrease the volume.
  • Page 17: Sound Adjustment

    Basic Operation SOUND Adjustment Using the EQ (Equalizer) Adjusting the Bass, Middle and Treble on the “USER 1” or “USER 2” EQ mode. The equalizer lets you adjust the equalization to match car interior 1. Press EQ/SEL for more than 1 second on the “USER 1” or acoustic characteristics as desired.
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Balance And Fader Of Speaker

    Basic Operation Adjusting the Balance and Fader of speaker Using the hands free (LAC-M8400R model) 1. Press EQ/SEL on the front panel or MENU/SEL on the remote 1. Connect the PHONE connector of on the front panel and to the control for more than 1 second.
  • Page 19: Menu Operation

    MENU Operation Initial Settings System Menu Operation By using the menu, you can make various adjustments. To display and exit the system menu: Press MENU/SEL on the remote control to display the menu. A For details on each menu item, see pages 19 to 26. second press of MENU/SEL will take you back to initial screen.
  • Page 20: Disp (Display)

    MENU Operation DISP (DISPLAY) MENU BACKGROUND : Car SOUND DISP CONTRAST BACKGROUND Selects the background you want in the display window. CONTRAST Adjusts the shown letter/shape brightly or darkly in the display window. (1~3 steps)
  • Page 21: Rds (Radio Data System) Menu Operation

    MENU Operation RDS (Radio Data System) Menu Operation NOTE Some RDS stations may not choose to include some of these additional To display and exit the RDS menu: features. If the data required for the selected mode is not being transmit- Press MENU/RDS on the front panel for more than 1 second to ted, the Display Window will show a NO Clock, PTY None, RT None display the menu.
  • Page 22: Af (Alternative Frequencies)

    MENU Operation AF (Alternative Frequencies) • The list of alternative frequencies give information on the various transmitters broadcasting the same program in the same or adjacent reception areas, and enable receivers equipped with a : AF+REG memory to store the list, to reduce the time for switching to another transmitter.
  • Page 23 MENU Operation If AF functions are activated: NOTES When the reception quality drops, the tuner automatically changes • The AF function may not operate correctly in areas where no alternative station can be received. to another station in the network, broadcasting a better reception •...
  • Page 24: Ta (Traffic Announcement Identification)

    MENU Operation TA (Traffic Announcement Identification) ALARM When this mode is selected, any automatic retune mode is not activated. Only double beep sound (ALARM) is out-put. So, in this mode, unit keeps the current station anyhow. : ALARM (The higher priority is PI rather than TP) CONFIG When newly tuned station does not have TP information for 5 sec, beeps come out.
  • Page 25: Config (Configuration)

    MENU Operation CONFIG (CONFIGURATION) EON-TA : DISTAN : MUTE CONFIG RETUNE : 90 SEC EON-TA PI : C201 PI : XXXX The EONTA mode causes only local and strong stations to be received. SOUND : When above different PI sound (DIP) is heard once in LOCAL : It is recommended to set the EONTA mode to the a while, the DIP’s sound will be heard for less than 1 local position to receive local stations with good...
  • Page 26: Pty (Program Type) Menu Operation

    MENU Operation MUSIC PTY (Program Type) Menu Operation To display and exit the PTY menu: Other m Pop m Press TA/PTY on the front panel for more than 1 second to Rock m Jazz display the menu. A second press of RETURN will take you back Country Easy m SPCH...
  • Page 27: Radio Operation

    Radio Operation Listening the radio stations Storing and recalling broadcast frequencies 1. Press POWER/MUTE [POWER/MUTE ( ) on the front panel] You can easily store up to six broadcast frequencies for later recall button to turn the unit on. with the touch of a button. - When you select a source the unit is turned on.
  • Page 28: Auto Search Memory

    Radio Operation Auto Search Memory To scan the preset stations In case of LAC-M8400R model, press V V button on the front panel This function lets you automatically store the six strongest for about 1 second. broadcast frequencies. In case of LAC-M8410R model, press PS/AS button on the front panel.
  • Page 29: Operation With Audio Cd, Mp3/Wma Disc And Cd Changer

    Operation with Audio CD, MP3/WMA Disc and CD changer Playing an Audio CD and MP3/WMA Disc Pause 1. Press PLAY/PAUSE (B B /X) during playback. 2. To return to playback, press PLAY/PAUSE (B B /X) again. The unit can play MP3/WMA formatted recordings on CD-ROM, CD-R or CD-RW discs.
  • Page 30: Repeat

    Operation with Audio CD, MP3/WMA Disc and CD changer Repeat Intro scan 1. Press RPT during playback. 1. Press SCAN on the remote control. SCAN The “ ” appears in the display window. The “ ” appears in the display window. The first 10 seconds of all tracks on the disc are played in order.
  • Page 31: Notes On Mp3/Wma Recordings

    Operation with Audio CD, MP3/WMA Disc and CD changer Notes on MP3/WMA Recordings 5. A single session disc requires MP3/WMA files in the first track. If there is no MP3/WMA file in the 1st track, it cannot playback About MP3 MP3/WMA files.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Symptom Cause Correction Power doesn’t turn on. Leads and connector are incorrectly connected. Confirm once more that all connections are correct. The unit doesn’t The fuse is blown. Rectify the reason for the fuse blowing, then replace operate. the fuse. Be very sure to install the correct fuse with the same rate.
  • Page 33: Specifications

    Specifications General Output Power ................50W x 4CH(Max.) Power Source .
  • Page 34 P/NO : 3834RR0016G...

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