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Pioneer GM-320T Owner's Manual

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BRIDGEABLE TWO-CHANNEL
POWER AMPLIFIER
AMPLIFICATEUR DE PUISSANCE
PONTABLE A DEUX VOIES
Owner's Manual
GM-320T
Mode d'emploi
PIONEER CORPORATION
4-1, MEGURO 1-CHOME, MEGURO-KU, TOKYO 153-8654, JAPAN
PIONEER ELECTRONICS (USA) INC.
P.O. Box 1540, Long Beach, California 90801-1540, U.S.A.
TEL: (800) 421-1404
PIONEER EUROPE NV
Haven 1087, Keetberglaan 1, B-9120 Melsele, Belgium
TEL: (0) 3/570.05.11
PIONEER ELECTRONICS ASIACENTRE PTE. LTD.
253 Alexandra Road, #04-01, Singapore 159936
TEL: 65-6472-7555
PIONEER ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD.
178-184 Boundary Road, Braeside, Victoria 3195, Australia
TEL: (03) 9586-6300
Published by Pioneer Corporation.
Copyright © 2005 by Pioneer Corporation.
PIONEER ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC.
All rights reserved.
300 Allstate Parkway, Markham, Ontario L3R OP2, Canada
TEL: 1-877-283-5901
Publication de Pioneer Corporation.
Copyright © 2005 Pioneer Corporation.
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Before Using This Product
Thank you for purchasing this PIONEER
After-sales service for Pioneer
product. It is designed to give you many
products
years of enjoyment.
PIONEER SUGGESTS USING A PRO-
FESSIONAL INSTALLER DUE TO THE
Please contact the dealer or distributor from where
COMPLEXITY OF THIS PRODUCT.
you purchased the product for its after-sales ser-
Please read all instructions and WARN-
vice (including warranty conditions) or any other
information. In case the necessary information is
INGS in this manual before attempting
not available, please contact the companies listed
operation. Should you have any questions,
below:
contact your nearest Pioneer authorized
Please do not ship your product to the companies
dealer or installation specialist.
at the addresses listed below for repair without
advance contact.
Information to User
7 U.S.A.
Alteration or modifications carried out
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
without appropriate authorization may
CUSTOMER SUPPORT DIVISION
invalidate the user's right to operate the
P.O. Box 1760
equipment.
Long Beach, CA 90801-1760
800-421-1404
Important
7 CANADA
The serial number of this amplifier is writ-
Pioneer Electronics of Canada, Inc.
ten on the bottom of the unit. For your
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
own security and convenience, write it
DEPARTMENT
down on the enclosed warranty card. Keep
300 Allstate Parkway
the card handy for future reference.
Markham, Ontario L3R OP2
1-877-283-5901
For warranty information please see the Limited
Warranty sheet included with your product.
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<ENGLISH>
WARNING
CAUTION
• Handling the cord on this product or cords associ-
Never replace the fuse with one of greater
ated with accessories sold with the product will
value or rating than the original fuse. Use
expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State
of an improper fuse could result in over-
of California and other governmental entities to
cause cancer and birth defects or other reproduc-
heating and smoke and could cause dam-
tive harm. Wash hands after handling.
age to the product and injury including
• Always use the special red battery and ground
burns.
wire [RD-223], which is sold separately. Connect
the battery wire directly to the car battery positive
terminal (+) and the ground wire to the car body.
CAUTION
• Do not touch the amplifier with wet hands.
Otherwise you may get an electric shock. Also, do
Diagram A - Proper
Diagram B - Improper
not touch the amplifier when it is wet.
• For traffic safety and to maintain safe driving
8
4
conditions, keep the volume low enough so that
+
-
+
-
you can still hear normal traffic sound.
Ohm
Ohm
Speaker
Speaker
• Check the connections of the power supply and
speakers if the fuse of the separately sold battery
8
4
wire or the amplifier fuse blows. Detect the cause
+
-
+
-
Ohm
Ohm
and solve the problem, then replace the fuse with
Speaker
Speaker
another one of the same size and rating.
L+
R-
L+
R-
• To prevent malfunction of the amplifier and
speakers, the protective circuit will cut the power
Pioneer
Pioneer
Amplifier
Amplifier
supply to the amplifier (sound will stop) when an
abnormal condition occurs. In such a case, switch
4 Ohm Bridged Mode
2 Ohm Bridged Mode
the power to the system OFF and check the
connection of the power supply and speakers.
Do NOT install or use your Pioneer ampli-
Detect the cause and solve the problem.
fier by wiring speakers rated at 4 Ohm (or
• Contact the dealer if you cannot detect the cause.
lower) in parallel to achieve a 2 Ohm (or
• To prevent an electric shock or short-circuit
lower) bridged mode (Diagram B).
during connection and installation, be sure to
Amplifier damage, smoke, and overheating
disconnect the negative (–) terminal of the battery
could result from improper bridging. The
beforehand.
amplifier surface could also become hot to
• Confirm that no parts are behind the panel when
the touch and minor burns could result.
drilling a hole for installation of the amplifier. Be
sure to protect all cables and important equipment
To properly install or use a bridged mode
such as fuel lines, brake lines and the electrical
for a two-channel amplifier and achieve a 4
Ω load, wire two 8 Ω speakers in parallel
wiring from damage.
• DO NOT allow amplifier to come into contact
with Left + and Right – (Diagram A) or
with liquids due to, for example, the location
use a single 4 Ω speaker. For a four-chan-
where the amplifier is installed. Electrical shock
nel amplifier, follow the speaker output
could result. Also, amplifier and speaker damage,
connection diagram for bridging as shown
smoke, and overheating could result from contact
on the back of your amplifier, and wire
with liquids. In addition, the amplifier surface and
two 8 Ω speakers in parallel to achieve a 4
the surface of any attached speakers could become
Ω load or use a single 4 Ω speaker per
hot to the touch and minor burns could result.
channel.
If you have any questions or concerns,
please contact your local authorized
Pioneer dealer or call Pioneer customer
service.

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