FXD-780GD FM /AM CD RECEIVER FXD-780GD 50W x 4 LO/DX MUTE BAS-X LOUD AUDIO POWER Full Panel Detachable High Power FM/AM Stereo Receiver Compact Disc Player ISO Mounting with Removable Trim Ring OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ....1-18...
If servicing is required, return the unit to an authorized SANYO mobile audio dealer. • Use the Controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. • Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Sanyo may void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
COMPACT DISC CARE Dirt, dust, scratches and warpage can cause a deterioration in the sound or intermittent skipping some tracks during play. • This unit has been designed to play com- pact discs bearing the identification logo shown on the left. No other discs can be played.
DIGITAL DISPLAY Radio Frequency, Time, CD Track Number, Audio Track No. Control Selected Mode Preset No. Shuffle Play Disc IN Repeat Play indicator Audio Position FM Bands Volume/Audio Control Level Indicator AM Bands CD Mode BAS-X (Disc IN) Mute Loudness Scan TREBLE Radio Preset Chan-...
DETACHABLE FRONT PANEL The front panel is designed to be removable for antitheft purposes. It is recommended that you remove and carry the front panel with you when you leave your car. HOW TO ATTACH THE FRONT PANEL Align the right side of the panel with the stopper, and then push the left side of the panel into the unit until it clicks.
GENERAL OPERATION FM /AM CD RECEIVER FXD-780GD 50W x 4 LO/DX MUTE BAS-X LOUD AUDIO POWER TURNING THE POWER ON ........1 Install the front panel and press the POWER MUTE button 1 when ACC is on. TURNING THE POWER OFF ............. 1 Press the POWER MUTE button for more than 2 seconds.
ADJUSTING THE SOUND CHARACTERISTICS ..........4,2 Each time you press the AUDIO button 4 until the desired mode is displayed. Rotate the VOL dial 2 to adjust the selected item. Make the adjustment within 5 seconds after selecting. After 5 seconds, the display window will revert to display priority. •...
ADJUSTING THE SOUND STAGE ......6 You can adjust the position of sound stage to best serve a particular seat. TO MEMORY THE SOUND STAGE ........... 6 Adjust the BALANCE or FADER. Press the appropriate Preset buttons 6 for more than 2 seconds. The Audio position indicator blinks and adjusted sound stage is stored.
RADIO OPERATION FM /AM CD RECEIVER FXD-780GD 50W x 4 LO/DX MUTE BAS-X LOUD AUDIO POWER SELECTING RADIO MODE Press the BAND ATP button 1 to switch from CD mode to the radio mode. Each time the BAND ATP button 1 is pressed, the selected band changes as shown below.
ATP (AUTO TRAVEL PRESET) OPERATION ........1 The Auto Travel Preset function searches for and memorizes the 6 strong stations in one of the two bands (FM III, AM II). This feature is useful when you are driving in an unfamiliar location and want to memorize local stations without changing the standard preset stations.
CD OPERATION You can play CD-Rs (recordable CDs) designed for audio use on this unit. You cannot play 3-inch CDs. FM /AM CD RECEIVER FXD-780GD 50W x 4 LO/DX MUTE BAS-X LOUD AUDIO POWER LOADING AND EJECTING THE CD Insert a disc into the CD slot 1 and the CD player will start.
PLACING THE CD IN PAUSE MODE ..........5 While playing a CD, press the Preset 6 button 5. To resume playing, press the Preset 6 button again. Note The unit will turn-on automatically when a CD is inserted if the ignition switch is “ON”.
ERROR SIGNS If a problem should occur while operating the CD player, one of the following error signs may be displayed. Refer to the table below to identify the problem, then take the suggested corrective action. If the error persists, contact your nearest dealer. Message Cause Remedy...
10 seconds, the player will reload the disc to prevent damage. • Servicing Should a problem develop, do not open the unit or try to repair it yourself. If servicing is required, bring the unit to a Sanyo Authorized Service Center.
TROUBLESHOOTING Sometimes a simple operational error or a mistake in the wiring can appear to be a problem with the unit. Before having the unit serviced, refer to the troubleshooting chart below. Symptom Cause Solution The compact disc does not The volume control is turned Turn up the volume control.
ACCESSORIES AND HARDWARE INSTALLATION Mounting Bracket Bushing & Screw Mounting Strap Locking Screw (Half Sleeve) × 1 × 1 and Screws × 1 × 1 Removable Trim Ring Unlock Levers × 1 × 2 INSTALLATION 1. BEFORE INSTALLATION When mounting the unit in a car, keep the unit as level as possible. If the unit must be mounted at an angle, due to the design of the vehicle, make sure the unit does not tilt by more than 30°.
2. INSTALLATION PROCEDURES MOUNTING STRAP USE BUSHING USE Screw Mounting Strap Bushing FIRE WALL DASH BOARD OR CONSOLE Mounting Bracket Removable Trim Ring When mounting the unit into a DIN–standard cutout (182 × 53 mm) in the dashboard or console, attach the provided Removable Trim Ring to the unit.
ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS WIRING ANTENNA SOCKET ANTENNA PLUG In the case of a 2-speaker system, tape the ends of unconnected terminals to prevent short circuit 4-speaker System 2-speaker System (White) (White) Front Left Left (White/Black) (White/Black) Speaker Speaker (Gray) (Gray) Front Right Right (Gray/Black) (Gray/Black)
Notes • When using a two-speaker installation, the Green, Green/Black, Violet, Vio- let/Black wires, which are used for a four-speaker installation, are not used. The ends of these wires must be covered with electrical tape to prevent them from shorting to the unit or the vehicle chassis. •...
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. Printed in Singapore Issue date 04-02 288F0530...