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Safety Information
Operating Instructions
 Read the operating instructions for the unit and all other
components of your car audio system carefully before using the
AAC WMA MP3 CD Player/Receiver
WMA MP3 CD Player/Receiver
system. They contain instructions about how to use the system in
CQ-RX420U
CQ-RX120U/CQ-RX120L
a safe and effective manner. Panasonic assumes no responsibility
Model:
Model:
for any problems resulting from failure to observe the instructions
given in this manual.
WMA MP3 CD Player/Receiver
CQ-RX320L
Model:
This pictograph intends to alert you to the presence
of important operating instructions and installation
instructions. Failure to heed the instructions may result
Warning
in severe injury or death.
(CQ-RX120U)
(CQ-RX420U)
Warning
Observe the following warnings when using this
(CQ-RX420U)
unit.
 The driver should neither watch the display nor operate
• Please read these instructions (including "Limited Warranty" and "Customer Services Directory") carefully before using this product
the system while driving.
and keep this manual for future reference.
Watching the display or operating the system will distract the
• All illustrations throughout this manual represent model CQ-RX420U unless otherwise specified.
driver from looking ahead of the vehicle and can cause accidents.
Always stop the vehicle in a safe location and use the parking
Accessories
brake before watching the display or operating the system.
 Use the proper power supply.
Instruction kit \CQ-RX420U\ \CQ-RX120U\
Q'ty
Installation kit (YEP0FZ5698)
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This product is designed for operation with a negative grounded
Operating Instructions
1 set
Lock Cancel Plate
12 V DC battery system. Never operate this product with other
(English: YGFM286149)
battery systems, especially a 24 V DC battery system.
(Français: YGFM286169)
 Keep batteries and insulation film out of reach of infants.
Mounting Bolt (5 mm )
(Español: YGFM286150)
1 set
Batteries and insulation film can be ingested, so keep them out of
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the reach of infants. If an infant ingests a battery or insulation film,
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System Upgrade Guidebook
Rubber Bushing
please seek immediate medical attention.
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 Protect the Deck Mechanism.
Installation Instructions
1
Do not insert any foreign objects into the slot of this unit.
Q'ty
(YGFM294535)
 Do not disassemble or modify the unit.
Mounting Collar
1
Do not disassemble, modify the unit or attempt to repair the
Product Registration Card
1
(YEFX0217263A)
product yourself. If the product needs to be repaired, consult your
dealer or an authorized Service Center.
Trim Plate
1
Customer Care Plan
1
 Do not use the unit when it is out of order.
(YGFC051023)
If the unit is out of order (no power, no sound) or in an abnormal
state (has foreign objects in it, is exposed to water, is smoking, or
Power Connector
1
Instruction kit \CQ-RX320L\ \CQ-RX120L\
Q'ty
smells), turn it off immediately and consult your dealer.
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Operating Instructions
1 set
 The remote control unit should not lie about in the car.
(English: YGFM286149)
If the remote control unit lies about, it could fall on the floor while
(Español: YGFM286150)
Remote Control Unit (includes a
driving, get wedged under the brake pedal, and lead to a traffic
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battery)
accident.
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Operating Instructions USB
 Refer fuse replacement to qualified service personnel.
(YGFM262952)
When the fuse blows out, eliminate the cause and have it replaced
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with the fuse prescribed for this unit by a qualified service
Installation Instructions
1
Removable Face Plate Case
(YGFM294535)
(YGFA134302)
engineer. Incorrect replacement of the fuse may lead to smoke,
fire, and damage to the product.
Notes:
\CQ-RX120U\ \CQ-RX120L\
• The number in parentheses underneath each accessory part
Request for use of the Removable Face Plate Case:
name is the part number for maintenance and service.
• To avoid trouble and ensure safety, use the optional Removable
• Accessories and their part numbers are subject to modification
Face Plate Case (YGFA134302).
without prior notice due to improvements.
• Mounting Collar and Trim Plate are mounted on the main unit at
shipment.
Specifications
Caution
Observe the following cautions when using this
unit.
 Keep the sound volume at an appropriate level.
Keep the volume level low enough to be aware of road and traffic
General
FM Radio
conditions while driving.
Power supply
: D C 12 V (11 V – 16 V DC), test
Frequency range
: 8 7.9 MHz – 107.9 MHz
 This unit is designed for use exclusively in automobiles.
voltage 14.4 V, negative ground
Usable sensitivity
: 1 0.2 dBf. (0.9 µV, 75 )
 Do not operate the unit for a prolonged period with the
Current consumption
: L ess than 2.1 A
50 dB quieting sensitivity
: 1 5.2 dBf. (1.6 µV, 75 )
(CD mode; 0.5 W x 4 channels)
engine turned off.
Frequency response
: 3 0 Hz – 15 kHz (±3 dB)
Maximum power output
: 5 0 W x 4 channels (at 1 kHz),
Alternate channel selectivity : 7 5 dB
Operating the audio system for a long period of time with the
volume control maximum
Stereo separation
: 3 5 dB (at 1 kHz)
engine turned off will drain the battery.
Tone/SQ adjustment range : S Q Low/Bass: ±12 dB
Image rejection ratio
: 5 5 dB
(at 60 Hz, 80 Hz, 100 Hz, 200 Hz)
 Do not expose the unit to direct sunlight or excessive heat.
IF rejection ratio
: 1 00 dB
SQ Mid: ±12 dB
Otherwise these will raise the interior temperature of the unit, and
(at 500 Hz, 1 kHz, 2 kHz, 3 kHz)
Signal/noise ratio
: 6 2 dB
it may lead to smoke, fire, or other damage to the unit.
SQ High/Treble: ±12 dB
 Do not use the product where it is exposed to water,
(at 10 kHz, 12 kHz, 15 kHz, 18 kHz)
AM Radio
Speaker impedance
: 4 – 8 
moisture, or dust.
Frequency range
: 5 30 kHz – 1 710 kHz
Exposure of the unit to water, moisture, or dust may lead to
\CQ-RX420U\ \CQ-RX320L\
Usable sensitivity
: 2 7 dB/µV (22 µV, S/N 20 dB)
smoke, fire, or other damage to the unit. Make especially sure that
Pre-amp output voltage
: 2 .0 V (CD mode, 1 kHz, 0 dB)
the unit does not get wet in car washes or on rainy days.
Above specifications comply with EIA standards.
Pre-amp output impedance : 2 00 
 Set the volume level to low enough before the AUX
USB Connector
USB Standard Compatibility : 1 .1/2.0 Full Speed
connection is completed.
Power Output:
Maximum Supply Current : 5 00 mA
Failure to observe this, the loud noise may come out and damage
18 W RMS x 4 Channels at 4  and 1% THD+N
your speakers and your hearing. Direct connection of the speaker/
Signal to Noise Ratio:
Front AUX input
headphone output of an external device without any attenuator
85 dBA (reference: 1 W into 4
)
Input impedance
: 1 0 k
may distort sound or damage the connected external device.
Allowable external input : 2 .0 V
Notes:
Observe the following cautions when installing.
Connector
: 3 .5 mm  Stereo mini-pin
Dimensions (W x H x D)
: 1 78 x 50 x 160 mm
• Specifications and design are subject to modification without
 Refer wiring and installation to qualified service personnel.
{7 x 1 15/16 x 6 5/16}
notice due to improvements.
Installation of this unit requires special skills and experience. For
Weight
: 1 .2 kg {2 lbs. 10 oz}
• Some figures and illustrations in this manual may be different
maximum safety, have it installed by your dealer. Panasonic is not liable
from your product.
Disc Player
for any problems resulting from your own installation of the unit.
 Follow the instructions to install and wire the product.
Sampling frequency
: 8 times oversampling
Not following the instructions to properly install and wire the
DA converter
: 1 bit DAC System
product could cause an accident or fire.
Pick-up type
: A stigma 3-beam
 Take care not to damage the leads.
Light source
: S emiconductor laser
Wave length
: 7 90 nm
When wiring, take care not to damage the leads. Prevent them
Frequency response
: 2 0 Hz – 20 kHz (±1 dB)
from getting caught in the vehicle chassis, screws, and moving
Signal to noise ratio
: 9 6 dB
parts such as seat rails. Do not scratch, pull, bend or twist the
Total harmonic distortion
: 0 .01 % (1 kHz)
leads. Do not run them near heat sources or place heavy objects
Wow and flutter
: B elow measurable limits
on them. If leads must be run over sharp metal edges, protect the
Channel separation
: 8 5 dB
leads by winding them with vinyl tape or similar protection.
 Use the designated parts and tools for installation.
Use the supplied or designated parts and appropriate tools to
install the product. The use of parts other than those supplied
or designated may result in internal damage to the unit. Faulty
installation may lead to an accident, a malfunction or fire.
 Do not block the air vent or the cooling plate of the unit.
Blocking these parts will cause the interior of the unit to overheat
and will result in fire or other damage.
 Do not install the product where it is exposed to strong
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company,
Panasonic Canada Inc.
vibrations or is unstable.
Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America
5770 Ambler Drive,
One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3
Caution
http://www.panasonic.com
http://www.panasonic.ca
THIS PRODUCT IS A CLASS I LASER PRODUCT.
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF
PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY
RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR BY YOURSELF.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
YGFM286149A FT0708-1088 Printed in China
© Panasonic Corporation 2008
Features
SQ (Sound Quality)
Expansion Module (Hub Unit)
 This manual uses pictographs to show you how to use the product
safely and to alert you to potential dangers resulting from improper
You have 6 preset modes (FLAT, ROCK, POP, VOCAL, JAZZ, CLUB). You
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connections and operations. The meanings of the pictographs
can customize your settings for these and save them for instant recall.
Connection of the Expansion Module (hub unit, CY-EM100U) allows
are explained below. It is important that you fully understand the
users to connect up to 4 optional devices shown below.
SQ3 (3-Band Sound Quality)
meanings of the pictographs in order to use this manual and the
Center frequency and level are adjustable in each of 3 bands. This lets
system properly.
Wide Array of Components for System Upgrade
you fine-tune sound quality for each genre to suit car-interior acoustics
and your personal preferences. ( "Sound Control")
\CQ-RX420U\
This pictograph intends to alert you to the presence
Various optional components allow users to obtain availability of
USB Connector
of important operating instructions and installation
wide range of system upgrade. Upgrading the system delivers
instructions. Failure to heed the instructions may result in
Caution
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relaxed AV space in a car. For further information, refer to the
injury or material damage.
The USB Connector is equipped on the front panel.
separate System Upgrade Guidebook.
( System Upgrade Guidebook)
iPod
By connecting a USB memory (not included) to USB connector via a
The optional adaptor (Direct Cable for iPod: CA-DC300U) allows
USB extension cable (USB 2.0, not included), you can enjoy MP3/
you to connect the optional iPod series.
Observe the following warnings when installing.
WMA/AAC files stored on the USB memory (not included) in your car.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
 Disconnect the lead from the negative (–) battery
By connecting iPod series to USB connector via a USB extension cable
countries.
for iPod (USB 2.0, not included), you can enjoy music files stored on
terminal before installation.
• CD Changer
the iPod series in your car.
Wiring and installation with the negative (–) battery terminal
The optional adaptor (Conversion Cable for DVD/CD Changer:
connected may cause electrical shock and injury due to a short
CA-CC30U) allows you to connect the optional Panasonic CD
\CQ-RX320L\
circuit. Some cars equipped with the electrical safety system have
changer unit (CX-DP880U).
The USB Connector is equipped on the front panel.
specific procedures of battery terminal disconnection.
(
Operating Instructions USB)
XM Satellite Radio
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE PROCEDURE MAY LEAD TO THE
By connecting a USB memory (not included) to USB connector via a
You can connect the optional XM receiver (XMD1000) with
UNINTENDED ACTIVATION OF THE ELECTRICAL SAFETY SYSTEM
USB extension cable (USB 2.0, not included), you can enjoy MP3/WMA
optional Digital Adaptor Cable (XMDPAN110).
RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND PERSONAL
files stored on the USB memory (not included) in your car.
You can connect the optional XM Direct
INJURY OR DEATH.
optional Connection Cable (CNPPAN1).
 Never use safety-related components for installation,
AUX (AUX1) Input Terminal
grounding, and other such functions.
For details, refer to the operating instructions for the XM receiver.
Do not use safety-related vehicle components (fuel tank, brake,
The AUX input terminal is equipped on the front panel.
Sirius Satellite Radio
suspension, steering wheel, pedals, airbag, etc.) for wiring or
Your mobile audio player and other devices are connectable to this unit
You can connect the optional Sirius Satellite Radio receiver
fixing the product or its accessories.
without any difficulty.
(SC-C1) with optional Interface Adaptor (CA-LSR01U).
 Installing the product on the air bag cover or in a location
For details, refer to the operating instructions for the Sirius
where it interferes with airbag operation is prohibited.
Satellite Radio receiver.
 Check for piping, gasoline tank, electric wiring, and
Note: The optional
other items before installing the product.
optional Interface Adaptor CA-PANSC1U cannot be used with this
unit.
If you need to open a hole in the vehicle chassis to attach or wire
the product, first check where the wire harness, gasoline tank,
Bluetooth
®
and electric wiring are located. Then open the hole from outside if
Using the optional Bluetooth
possible.
device enables hands-free telephony and Bluetooth
 Never install the product in a location where it interferes
with this unit.
with your field of vision.
Note: This unit does not support CY-BT100U.
 Never have the power cord branched to supply other
Bluetooth
®
equipment with power.
The Bluetooth word mark and logo are owned by the Bluetooth
SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Panasonic Corporation is
 After installation and wiring, you should check the
normal operation of other electrical equipment.
under license. Other trademarks and trade name are those of their
respective owners.
The continuation of their using in abnormal conditions may cause
fire, electrical shock or a traffic accident.
 In the case of installation to an airbag-equipping
car, confirm warnings and cautions of the vehicle
manufacturer before installation.
 Make sure the leads do not interfere with driving or
getting in and out of the vehicle.
 Insulate all exposed wires to prevent short circuiting.
Avoid slanted or strongly curved surfaces for installation. If the
Notes on Discs
installation is not stable, the unit may fall down while driving and
this can lead to an accident or injury.
 Installation Angle
The product should be installed in a horizontal position with the
front end up at a convenient angle, but not more than 30˚.
The user should bear in mind that in some areas there may be
If you use commercial CDs, they must have either of these labels shown at
restrictions on how and where this unit must be installed. Consult
right.
your dealer for further details.
Some copy-protected music CDs are not playable.
 Wear gloves for safety. Make sure that wiring is
completed before installation.
 To prevent damage to the unit, do not connect the power
How to hold the disc
Disc Insert
connector until the whole wiring is completed.
• Do not touch the underside of the disc.
The surfaces of new discs tend to be slippery. Therefore,
 Do not connect more than one speaker to one set of
• Do not scratch on the disc.
when using such a disc for the first time, it may not load
• Do not bend the disc.
speaker leads. (except for connecting to a tweeter)
satisfactorily even when it has been inserted into the unit. At
• When not in use, keep disc in the case.
Observe the following cautions when handling the
a time like this, insert the disc into the unit as far as it will go
Printed side
until it is loaded properly.
battery for the remote control unit.
• When inserting a disc into or ejecting and removing it
• Use only specified battery (CR2025).
from the unit, insert it straight in or eject and remove it
• Match the polarity of the battery with the (+) and (–) marks in the
straight out in parallel with the unit.
battery case.
Observe, the disc may be scratched or marked in the
• Replace a dead battery as soon as possible.
Do not use discs that fit any of the descriptions given below.
process.
Using these discs may damage the discs or cause the unit to
• Remove the battery from the remote control unit when not using it
malfunction.
• When inserting a disc, do not put one disc on another.
for an extended period of time.
• Special discs in a shape which is not round
Failure to observe this may cause the discs to be jammed.
• Insulate the battery (by placing them in a plastic bag or covering
them with vinyl tape) before disposal or storage.
Do not leave discs in the following places:
• Dispose of the battery according to the local regulations.
• Direct sunlight
• Do not disassemble, recharge, heat or short the battery. Do not
• Near car heaters
throw a battery into a fire or water.
• Dirty, dusty and damp areas
In case of battery leakage
• Partly or wholly transparent disc
• On seats and dashboards
• Thoroughly wipe the battery liquid off the battery case and insert
Disc cleaning
new battery.
• Use a dry, soft cloth to wipe from the center outward.
• If any part of your body or clothing comes into contact with battery
liquid, wash it with plenty of water.
• If battery liquid comes into contact with your eyes, wash them with
Wholly transparent disc
Partly transparent disc
plenty of water and get immediate medical attention.
Wholly semi-transparent disc may not be played back.
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Observe the following cautions when using USB
• Discs with adhered labels, etc. on them
• Do not attach any seals or labels to your discs.
device.
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• Do not write on the disc label in a heavy pen or ballpoint
• Do not connect a USB device directly to this unit. If the USB device
pen.
is connected directly to this unit and an accident occurs, or if the
brakes are applied suddenly, the driver or passenger may bump
Disc with adhered stickers
Labels created by a printer
Notes on CD-Rs/RWs
into the USB device and may get injured.
or tape
• You may have trouble playing back some CD-R/RW discs
• Position the USB device and USB extension cable so that they do
recorded using CD recorders (CD-R/RW drives), either
not obstruct your driving.
• Do not connect any USB device other than USB memory, a USB
due to their recording characteristics or dirt, fingerprints,
audio player or iPod series (\CQ-RX420U\). Do not connect multiple
scratches, etc. on the disc surface.
• CD-R/RW discs are less resistant to high temperatures and
USB devices to the USB connector. Drawing power for multiple
Protective films or sheets
Discs accessories (stabilizers,
high humidity than ordinary music CD. Leaving them inside
USB devices from the connector could cause overheating and
etc.)
a car for extended periods may damage and make playback
smoking.
• Damaged or deformed discs
• Do not suddenly disconenct the USB device while "READING" is
impossible.
displayed, or perform an operation immediately after connecting
• The unit may not successfully playback a CD-R/RW, that was
made by the combination of writing software, a CD recorder
the USB device. USB device is not recognized correctly.
(CD-R/RW drive) and a disc if they are incompatible with one
Shoddily made discs
Discs with cracks, scratches or
another.
The following applies only in the U.S.A.
parts missing
• This player cannot play the CD-R/RW discs if the session is
Part 15 of the FCC Rules
not closed.
• Be sure to observe the handling instructions of CD-R/RW
FCC Warning:
discs.
Any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment would
void the user's authority to operate this device.
• This player cannot play CD-R/RW discs which contain other
Discs with burrs
than CD-DA or MP3/WMA/AAC data (Video CD, etc.).
Please remove the burrs
Notice
before use.
This product contains a CR Coin Cell Lithium Battery which contains
Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply.
See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate.
Before Reading These Instructions
Panasonic welcomes you to our constantly growing family of electronic products owners.
We endeavor to give you the advantages of precise electronic and mechanical engineering, manufactured with carefully selected components, and
assembled by people who are proud of the reputation their work has built for our company. We know this product will bring you many hours of
enjoyment, and after you discover the quality, value and reliability we have built into it, you too will be proud to be a member of our family.
\CQ-RX420U\ \CQ-RX320L\
The instruction manual consists of 2 books. One is "Operating Instructions" describing the operations of the main unit.
The other is "System Upgrade Guidebook" describing the optional devices such as CD changer. (\CQ-RX420U\)
Differences Among 4 Models
This operating instruction manual is for 4 models CQ-RX420U, CQ-RX320L, CQ-RX120U and CQ-RX120L. All illustrations throughout this manual
represent model CQ-RX420U unless otherwise specified. The following table describes the differences among 4 models.
Models
CQ-RX420U
CQ-RX320L
CQ-RX120U
Features
Removable Face Plate Case
Included
Included
Not included
System Upgrade Guidebook
Included
Not included
Not included
Operating Instructions USB
Not included
Included
Not included
System-up Connector
Supported
Not Supported
Not Supported
Preamp Out Connector
2 (Front/Rear)
1 (Rear)
Not Supported
USB Connector
Supported (USB iPod)
Supported
Not Supported
AAC playback
Supported
Not Supported
Not Supported
2
(CNP2000UC) with
Button Logo Color
Blue
Red
Blue
U.S.A.
CANADA
Customer Services Directory
CONTACT INFORMATION
(United States and Puerto Rico)
For product information and operation assistance, please
Obtain Product Information and Operating Assistance;
contact:
locate your nearest Dealer or Service Center; purchase Parts
Sirius Satellite Radio receiver
SIR-PAN1/the
and Accessories; or make Customer Service and Literature
Our Customer Care Centre:
requests by visiting our Web Site at:
Telephone #:
(905) 624-5505
http://www.panasonic.com/support
1-800 #:
1-800-561-5505
or, contact us via the web at:
Fax #:
(905) 238-2360
http://www.panasonic.com/contactinfo
Email link:
"customer support" on
®
Unit (CY-BT200U) and a Bluetooth
®
You may also contact us directly at:
www.panasonic.ca
Audio listening
®
1-800-211-PANA (7262),
Monday-Friday 9 am-9 pm; Saturday-Sunday 10 am-7 pm, EST.
For defective product exchange within the warranty period,
please contact the original dealer or our Customer Care
For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY : 1-877-833-8855
Centre.
Accessory Purchases
(United States and Puerto Rico)
Purchase Parts, Accessories and Instruction Books online for
all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at:
http://www.pasc.panasonic.com
or, send your request by E-mail to:
npcparts@panasonic.com
You may also contact us directly at:
1-800-332-5368 (Phone) 1-800-237-9080 (Fax Only)
(Monday-Friday 9 am to 8 pm, EST.)
Panasonic Services Company
20421 84th Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032
(We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, American
Express, and Personal Checks)
For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY : 1-866-605-1277
Notes on MP3/WMA/AAC
• The file extension for files encoded with the iTunes Apple
Playable Audio File
Lossless Encoder is ".m4a", but such files cannot be played
CQ-RX420U
MP3/WMA/AAC
on this player.
CQ-RX320L
MP3/WMA
• Files under copyright protection cannot be played.
CQ-RX120U
MP3/WMA
CQ-RX120L
MP3/WMA
Caution
Notes for AAC playback is only for the model CQ-RX420U.
Never assign the ".mp3", ".wma" or ".m4a" file
name extension to a file that is not in the MP3/
What is MP3/WMA/AAC?
WMA/AAC format. This may not only produce
MP3* (MPEG Audio Layer-3) and WMA (Windows Media
TM
noise from the speaker damage, but also damage
Audio) are the compression formats of digital audio. The former
your hearing.
is developed by MPEG (Motion Picture Experts Group), and
the latter is developed by Microsoft Corporation. Using these
compression formats, you can record the contents of about
iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S.
10 music CDs on a single CD media (This figures refer to data
and other countries/regions.
recorded on a 650 MB CD-R or CD-RW at a fixed bit rate of
128 kbps and a sampling frequency of 44.1 kHz).
Windows Media, and the
*MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from
Windows logo are trademarks, or
Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States
AAC is an abbreviation for "Advanced Audio Coding".
and/or other countries/regions.
It has been defined as a standard for audio compression
technology using MPEG 2 and MPEG 4.
Note: MP3/WMA/AAC encoding and writing software is not
supplied with this unit.
Points to Remember When Making MP3/
<Wrong>
WMA/AAC Files
Common
• High bit rate and high sampling frequency are recommended
for high quality sounds.
• Selecting VBR (Variable Bit Rate) is not recommended
because playing time is not displayed properly and sound
may be skipped.
• The playback sound quality differs depending on the
encoding circumstances. For details, refer to the instructions
of your own encoding software and writing software.
MP3
• It is recommended to set the bit rate to "128 kbps or more"
and "fixed".
WMA
• It is recommended to set the bit rate to "64 kbps or more"
and "fixed".
• Do not set the copy protect attribute on the WMA file to
enable this unit to play back.
AAC
• It is recommended to set the bit rate to "128 kbps or more"
and "fixed".
• The formats and extensions for AAC data vary according to
the encoder software used.
• AAC files which can be played on this unit have the ".m4a"
extension and were encoded with Apple iTunes
version 7.
®
U.S.A.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty
lasts, so the exclusions may not apply to you.
Limited Warranty
(For USA and Puerto Rico Only)
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have
PANASONIC CONSUMER ELECTRONICS COMPANY,
other rights which vary from state to state. If a problem with this product
DIVISION OF PANASONIC CORPORATION OF NORTH AMERICA
develops during or after the warranty period, you may contact your dealer
One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
or Service Center. If the problem is not handled to your satisfaction, then
PANASONIC AUTO PRODUCTS
write to warrantor's Consumer Affairs Department at the addresses of the
warrantor.
LIMITED WARRANTY
PARTS AND SERVICE WHICH ARE NOT COVERED BY THIS LIMITED
LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE
WARRANTY ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
If your product does not work properly because of defects in materials and
workmanship.
Customer's Record
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company or Panasonic Sales Company
(collectively referred to as "the warrantor") will, for the length of the period
Model
No.
indicated in the chart below, which starts with the date of original purchase
("warranty period"), at its option either (a) repair your product with new or
Serial
CQ-RX120L
No.
refurbished parts, or (b) replace it with a new or refurbished product. The
decision to repair or replace will be made by the warrantor.
Dealer's
Not included
No.
Categories
Parts
Labor
Code
Not included
Audio Components (except items listed
One (1) Year
One (1) Year
No.
below)
Dealer's
Not included
MXE Series Audio Components (except
Two (2) Years
Two (2) Years
Address
items listed below)
Not Supported
Date of
Speakers
One (1) Year
Not Applicable
Purchase
Not Supported
Defective Car Audio Speakers under
warranty must be exchanged at the place of
Not Supported
purchase. Contact your Dealer for details.
CANADA
Accessories (in exchange for defective
Ninety (90) Days
Not Applicable
Not Supported
items)
Panasonic Canada Inc.
Red
During the "Labor" warranty period, there will be no charge for labor.
5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3
During the "Parts" warranty period, there will be no charge for parts. You
must carry-in or mail-in your product prepaid during the warranty period.
PANASONIC PRODUCT – LIMITED WARRANTY
If nonrechargeable batteries are included, they are not warranted. This
warranty only applies to products purchased and serviced in the United
EXCHANGE WARRANTY
States or Puerto Rico. This warranty is extended only to the original
Panasonic Canada Inc. warrants this product to be free from defects in
purchaser of a new product which was not sold "as is". A purchase receipt
material and workmanship and agrees to replace the product for a period as
or other proof of the original purchase date is required for warranty service.
stated below from the date of original purchase.
CARRY-IN OR MAIL-IN SERVICE
For Carry-In or Mail-In Service in the United States and Puerto Rico call
Mobile entertainment product – One (1) year
1-800-211-PANA (7262) or visit
(labour to install or remove the product is not warranted)
Panasonic Web Site: http://www.panasonic.com
LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS
LIMITED WARRANTY LIMITS AND EXCLUSIONS
This warranty does not apply to products purchased outside Canada or to
This warranty ONLY COVERS failures due to defects in materials and
any product which has been improperly installed, subjected to usage for
workmanship, and DOES NOT COVER normal wear and tear or cosmetic
which the product was not designed, misused or abused, damaged during
damage. The warranty ALSO DOES NOT COVER damages which occurred
shipping, or which has been altered or repaired in any way that affects the
during shipment, failures which are caused by products not supplied by the
reliability or detracts from the performance, nor does it cover any product
warrantor, failures which result from accident, misuse, abuse, neglect, bug
which is used commercially. Dry cell batteries are also excluded from
infestation, mishandling, misapplication, alteration, faulty installation, set-
coverage under this warranty.
up adjustment, maladjustment of consumer control, improper maintenance,
This warranty is extended to the original end user purchaser only. A
improper antenna, inadequate signal reception or pickup, power line surge,
purchase receipt or other proof of date of original purchase is required
improper voltage supply, lightning, modification, commercial use (such as
before warranty service is performed.
use in hotels, offices, restaurants, or other business uses) or rental use of
THIS EXPRESS, LIMITED WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER
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the product, or service by anyone other than the technician from Factory
WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED
Service Center or other authorized servicer, or damage that is attributable
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
to acts of God.
PURPOSE.
THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES EXCEPT AS LISTED UNDER
IN NO EVENT WILL PANASONIC CANADA INC. BE LIABLE FOR ANY
"LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE". THE WARRANTOR IS NOT LIABLE
SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM
In certain instances, some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or
THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF
limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or the exclusion of
THIS WARRANTY. (As examples, this excludes damages for lost time,
implied warranties, so the above limitations and exclusions may not be
cost of having someone remove or re-install an installed unit if applicable,
applicable.
travel to and from the sevicer, and loss of media, data or other memory
contents. The items listed are not exclusive, but are for illustration only.)
ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY
OF MERCHANTABILITY, ARE LIMITED TO THE PERIOD OF THE LIMITED
WARRANTY.
Display Information
Recording MP3/WMA/AAC Files on a CD-
Media/USB-Device
Displayed items
• CD-TEXT
• MP3 (ID3 tag)
• You are recommended to minimize the chances of making
Disc title
Album name
a disc that contains both CD-DA files and MP3/WMA/AAC
Track title
Title name/artist name
files.
• MP3/WMA/AAC
• WMA (WMA tag)
• If CD-DA files are on the same disc as MP3, WMA or AAC
Folder name
Album name
files or the songs may not play in the intended order, or
File name
Title name/artist name
some songs may not play at all.
• AAC (Song information)
• When storing MP3 data, WMA data or AAC data on the
Album name
same disc, use different folders for each data.
Title name/artist name
• Do not record files other than MP3/WMA/AAC files and
unnecessary folder on a disc.
Displayable characters
• The name of an MP3/WMA/AAC file should be added by
• Displayable length of file name/folder name: within
rules as shown in the following descriptions and also comply
32 characters. (Unicoded file and folder names are reduced
with the rules of each file system.
by half in the number of displayable characters.)
• The file extension ".mp3", ".wma" or ".m4a" should be
• Name files and folders in accordance with the standard of
assigned to each file depending on the file format.
each file system. Refer to the instructions of writing software
• You may encounter trouble in playing MP3/WMA/AAC files or
for details.
displaying the information of MP3/WMA/AAC files recorded
• ASCII character set and special characters in each language
with certain writing software or CD recorders.
can be displayed.
• This unit does not have a play list function.
• Some Cyrillic characters in the Unicode can be displayed.
• Although Multi-session recording is supported, the use of
Disc-at-Once is recommended.
ASCII character set
Supported file systems
A to Z, a to z, digits 0 to 9, and the following symbols:
(space) ! " # $ % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? @ [ \ ] ˆ _ ` { | } ~
CD-media
ISO 9660 Level 1/Level 2, Apple Extension to ISO 9660, Joliet,
Special Characters
Romeo
À Á Â Ã Å à á â ã å
Note: Apple HFS, UDF 1.50, Mix CD and CD Extra are not
Ä ä
supported.
Ò Ó Ô Õ Ö ò ó ô õ ö
USB-device
\CQ-RX420U\ \CQ-RX320L\
Ù Ú Û Ü ù ú û ü
File system is FAT12/16/32
Notes:
• With some software in which MP3/WMA/AAC format files
have been encoded, the character information may not be
displayed properly.
• Undisplayable characters and symbols will be converted into
an asterisk ( ).
• It is recommended that the length of the file name is less
than 8 characters (excluding the file extension).
Compression formats
(Recommendation: "Points to Remember When Making MP3/WMA/AAC Files" Left)
\CQ-RX420U\
Compression method
Bit rate
VBR
Sampling frequency
MPEG 1 Audio Layer-3 (MP3)
32 k – 320 kbps
Yes
32, 44.1, 48 kHz
MPEG 2 Audio Layer-3 (MP3)
8 k – 160 kbps
Yes
16, 22.05, 24 kHz
MPEG 2.5 Audio Layer-3 (MP3)
8 k – 160 kbps
Yes
8, 11.025, 12 kHz
Windows Media Audio Ver. 2 – 9*
64 k – 160 kbps
Yes
32, 44.1, 48 kHz
MPEG 4 Advanced Audio Coding Low
16 k – 320 kbps
Yes
8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1,
Complexity (AAC LC)
48 kHz
* WMA 9 Professional/LossLess/Voice are not supported.
Maintenance/Fuse
Your product is designed and manufactured to ensure the minimum of maintenance. Use a dry, soft cloth for routine exterior
cleaning. Never use benzine, thinner, or other solvents.
If the fuse blows out, consult your dealer, or your nearest authorized Service Center.
Warning
• Use fuses of the same specified rating (15 A). Using substitutes or fuses with higher ratings, or connecting the unit
directly without a fuse could cause fire or damage to the unit. If the replaced fuse fails, contact your nearest
authorized Service Center.
Anti-Theft System
This unit is equipped with a removable face plate. Removing this face plate makes the unit totally inoperable.
Notes:
• Do not touch the contacts on the face plate and the main
unit, since this may result in poor electrical contact.
• If dirt or other foreign substances get on the contacts,
wipe them off with a clean and dry cloth.
Removing
Mounting
1
1
Turn off the power.
Slide the left side of the face plate in
place.
2
Press []. The face plate will open.
2
Press the right end of face plate until a
3
"click" is heard.
Pull it out toward you.
\CQ-RX420U\ \CQ-RX320L\
4
Put the face plate in the case.
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\CQ-RX320L\ \CQ-RX120U\ \CQ-RX120L\
Compression method
Bit rate
VBR
Sampling frequency
MPEG 1 Audio Layer-3 (MP3)
32 k – 320 kbps
Yes
32, 44.1, 48 kHz
MPEG 2 Audio Layer-3 (MP3)
8 k – 160 kbps
Yes
16, 22.05, 24 kHz
MPEG 2.5 Audio Layer-3 (MP3)
8 k – 160 kbps
Yes
8, 11.025, 12 kHz
Windows Media Audio Ver. 2 – 9*
64 k – 160 kbps
Yes
32, 44.1, 48 kHz
* WMA 9 Professional/LossLess/Voice are not supported.
Folder Selection Order/File Playback Order
Maximum number of files/folders
CD-media
• Maximum depth of trees: 8
Root folder
\CQ-RX420U\ \CQ-RX320L\
(Root Directory)
1
• Maximum number of files
Folder Selection
2
CD-media: 999
In the order
USB device: 65 535
1
8
4
File Selection
• Maximum number of files in one folder
3
In the order
CD-media: 999
USB device: 999
5
• Maximum number of folders:
6
CD-media: 256 (Root folder is included.)
USB device: 255 (Root folder is included.)
8
\CQ-RX120U\ \CQ-RX120L\
• Maximum number of files: 999
7
• Maximum number of files in one folder: 999
Tree 1 Tree 2 Tree 3 Tree 4
Tree 8 (Max.)
• Maximum number of folders: 256 (Root folder is included.)
Notes:
USB-device
\CQ-RX420U\ \CQ-RX320L\
• You can shorten the duration between data read and
Root folder
playback by decreasing the quantity of files or folders, or
(Root Directory)
the depth of the hierarchy.
Folder Selection
1
• This unit counts the number of folders irrespective of the
In the order
1
5
presence or absence of an MP3/WMA/AAC file.
2
File Selection
• If the selected folder does not contain any MP3/WMA/AAC
3
In the order
files, the nearest MP3/WMA/AAC files in the order of
playback will be played.
• Playback order may be different from other MP3/WMA/AAC
4
players even if the same disc is used.
• "ROOT" appears when displaying the root folder name.
5
\CQ-RX420U\ \CQ-RX320L\
• Empty folders stored on the USB memory are not included
in the folder count.
Tree 1 Tree 2 Tree 3 Tree 4 Tree 5
Tree 8 (Max.)
• Depending on the connected USB memory, the order in
which the files are played back may differ to the order in
which the files were stored.
Copyright
No warranty
It is prohibited by copyright laws to copy, distribute and
Above description complies with our investigations as
deliver copyrighted materials such as music without the
of June 2008. It has no warranty for reproducibility and
approval of copyright holder except enjoying yourself
displayability of MP3/WMA/AAC.
personally.

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