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  • Brand: Pioneer
  • Product: Car Radio
  • Model/name: MVH-150UI
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian

Table of Contents

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Thank you for purchasing this PIONEER
product
To ensure proper use, please read through this
manual before using this product. It is especially
important that you read and observe WARN-
INGs and CAUTIONs in this manual. Please
keep the manual in a safe and accessible place for
future reference.
If you want to dispose this product, do not
mix it with general household waste. There is
a separate collection system for used elec-
tronic products in accordance with legislation
that requires proper treatment, recovery and
recycling.
Private households in the member states of the
EU, in Switzerland and Norway may return their
used electronic products free of charge to desig-
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purchase a similar new one).
For countries not mentioned above, please con-
tact your local authorities for the correct method
of disposal.
By doing so you will ensure that your disposed
product undergoes the necessary treatment, re-
covery and recycling and thus prevent potential
negative effects on the environment and human
health.
About this unit
The tuner frequencies on this unit are allocated
for use in Western Europe, Asia, the Middle
East, Africa and Oceania. Use in other areas
may result in poor reception. The RDS (radio
data system) function only operates in areas
with broadcasting RDS signals for FM stations.
CAUTION
! Do not allow this unit to come into contact
with liquids. Electrical shock could result.
Also, damage to this unit, smoke, and over-
heating could result from contact with
liquids.
! The Pioneer CarStereo-Pass is for use only in
Germany.
! Always keep the volume low enough to hear
outside sounds.
! Avoid exposure to moisture.
! If the battery is disconnected or discharged,
any preset memory will be erased.
Note
Function setting operations are completed even
if the menu is canceled before the operations
are confirmed.
About this manual
! In the following instructions, USB memories
and USB audio players are collectively re-
ferred to as “USB storage device”.
! In this manual, iPod and iPhone will be re-
ferred to as “iPod”.
In case of trouble
Should this unit fail to operate properly, please
contact your dealer or nearest authorized
PIONEER Service Station.
Before you start
2
Section
Before you start
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Head unit
a b
4
7
1 2 3 5
9
8 c
6
Part Part
1 SRC/OFF 7
BAND/ (iPod
control)
2
MULTI-CONTROL
(M.C.)
8
(back)/
DIMMER
(dimmer)
3 (list) 9 c/d
4 DISP a 1/ to 6/
5 USB port b
AUX input jack
(3.5 mm stereo
jack)
6
MVH-350BT
(phone)
c Detach button
MVH-150UI
iPod
CAUTION
! Use an optional Pioneer USB cable (CD-
U50E) to connect the USB storage device as
any device connected directly to the unit will
protrude out from the unit, which could be
dangerous.
! Do not use unauthorized products.
Display indication
3
1 4 8
6
d
b
2 5 7 9
a
c
Indicator State
1 (list)
The list function is being oper-
ated.
2
(iPod
control)
This unit’s iPod function is op-
erated from your iPod.
3
Sub infor-
mation sec-
tion
Sub information is displayed.
4
TA (traffic
announce-
ments)
TA function is on.
5
TP (traffic
program
identifica-
tion)
A TP station is tuned in.
6 (sound re-
triever)
The sound retriever function
is on.
7 LOC Local seek tuning is on.
8 (repeat) Track or folder repeat is on.
9
(ran-
dom/shuf-
fle)
Random play is on.
The iPod source is selected
and the shuffle or shuffle all
function is on.
a
(auto an-
swer)
Only for MVH-350BT
Shows when the automatic
answering function is on.
Indicator State
b
Main infor-
mation sec-
tion
! Tuner: band and fre-
quency
! RDS: program service
name, PTY information
and other literal informa-
tion
! USB storage device and
iPod: elapsed playback
time and text information
c (Bluetooth
indicator)
Only for MVH-350BT
Connected to a Bluetooth de-
vice.
The line is on hold.
d
Appears when a lower tier of
folder or menu exists.
Set up menu
When you turn the ignition switch to ON after in-
stallation, set up menu appears on the display.
You can set up the menu options below.
1 After installation of this unit, turn the
ignition switch to ON.
SET UP appears.
2 Turn M.C. to switch to YES.
# If you do not operate for 30 seconds, the set up
menu will not be displayed.
# If you prefer not to set up at this time, turn M.C.
to switch to NO. Press to select.
If you select NO, you cannot set up in the set up
menu.
3 Press M.C. to select.
4 Perform the following procedures to set
the menu.
To proceed to the next menu option, you need to
confirm your selection.
LANGUAGE (multi-language)
This unit can display the text information from a
compressed audio file even for information em-
bedded in English or Russian.
! If the embedded language and the selected
language setting are not the same, text infor-
mation may not display properly.
! Some characters may not be displayed prop-
erly.
1 Turn M.C. to select the desired setting.
ENG (English)—РУС (Russian)
2 Press M.C. to confirm the selection.
CLOCK SET (setting the clock)
1 Turn M.C. to adjust hour.
2 Press M.C. to select minute.
3 Turn M.C. to adjust minute.
4 Press M.C. to confirm the selection.
FM STEP (FM tuning step)
Normally, the FM tuning step employed by seek
tuning is 50 kHz. When AF or TA is on, the tuning
step automatically changes to 100 kHz. It may be
preferable to set the tuning step to 50 kHz when
AF is on.
! The tuning step remains at 50 kHz during man-
ual tuning.
1 Turn M.C. to select the FM tuning step.
50 (50 kHz)—100 (100 kHz)
2 Press M.C. to confirm the selection.
QUIT appears.
5 To finish your settings, turn M.C. to select
YES.
# If you prefer to change your setting again, turn
M.C. to switch to NO. Press to select.
English
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6 Press M.C. to select.
Notes
! You can set up the menu options from the
system menu. For details about the settings,
refer to System menu on page 11.
! You can cancel set up menu by pressing
SRC/OFF.
Basic operations
Important
! Handle gently when removing or attaching
the front panel.
! Avoid subjecting the front panel to excessive
shock.
! Keep the front panel out of direct sunlight
and high temperatures.
! To avoid damaging the device or vehicle inte-
rior, remove any cables and devices attached
to the front panel before detaching it.
Removing the front panel to protect your unit from
theft
1 Press the detach button to release the front
panel.
2 Push the front panel upward (M) and then pull
it toward (N) you.
3 Always keep the detached front panel in a pro-
tection device such as a protection case.
Re-attaching the front panel
1 Slide the front panel to the left.
Make sure to insert the tabs on the left side of
the head unit into the slots on the front panel.
2 Press the right side of the front panel until it is
firmly seated.
If you cannot attach the front panel to the
head unit successfully, make sure that you are
placing the front panel onto the head unit cor-
rectly. Forcing the front panel into place may
result in damage to the front panel or head
unit.
Turning the unit on
1 Press SRC/OFF to turn the unit on.
Turning the unit off
1 Press and hold SRC/OFF until the unit turns
off.
Selecting a source
1 Press SRC/OFF to cycle between:
TUNER (tuner)—USB (USB)/iPod (iPod)—
AUX (AUX)—BT AUDIO (Bluetooth audio)
! BT AUDIO is not available for MVH-150UI.
! Only for MVH-150UI
When there is an iPod connected and a source
other than iPod is selected, you can switch to
iPod by pressing iPod.
Adjusting the volume
1 Turn M.C. to adjust the volume.
CAUTION
For safety reasons, park your vehicle when re-
moving the front panel.
Note
When this unit’s blue/white lead is connected to
the vehicle’s auto-antenna relay control termi-
nal, the vehicle’s antenna extends when this
unit’s source is turned on. To retract the anten-
na, turn the source off.
Frequently used menu
operations
Returning to the previous display
Returning to the previous list (the folder one level
higher)
1 Press /DIMMER.
Returning to the ordinary display
Canceling the main menu
1 Press BAND/ .
Returning to the ordinary display from the list
1 Press BAND/ .
Tuner
Basic operations
Selecting a band
1 Press BAND/ until the desired band (FM1,
FM2,FM3 for FM or MW/LW) is displayed.
Switching preset stations
1 Press c or d.
! Select PCH (preset channel) under SEEK to
use this function. For details about the set-
tings, refer to SEEK (left/right key setting) on
the next page.
Manual tuning (step by step)
1 Press c or d.
! Select MAN (manual tuning) under SEEK to
use this function. For details about the set-
tings, refer to SEEK (left/right key setting) on
the next page.
Seeking
1 Press and hold c or d, and then release.
You can cancel seek tuning by briefly pressing
c or d.
While pressing and holding c or d, you can
skip stations. Seek tuning starts as soon as
you release c or d.
Note
This unit’s AF (alternative frequencies search)
function can be turned on and off. AF should be
off for normal tuning operation (refer to AF (al-
ternative frequencies search) on the next page).
Storing and recalling stations
for each band
Using preset tuning buttons
1 When you find a station that you want
to store in memory, press one of the preset
tuning buttons (1/ to 6/ ) and hold until
the preset number stops flashing.
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2 Press one of the preset tuning buttons
(1/ to 6/ ) to select the desired station.
Switching the display
Selecting the desired text information
1 Press DISP to cycle between the following:
! FREQUENCY (program service name or
frequency)
! BRDCST INFO (program service name/PTY
information)
! CLOCK (source name and clock)
Notes
! If the program service name cannot be ac-
quired in FREQUENCY, the broadcast fre-
quency is displayed instead. If the program
service name is detected, the program serv-
ice name will be displayed.
! BRDCST INFO text information will change
automatically.
! Depending on the band, text information can
be changed.
! Text information items that can be changed
depend on the area.
Using PTY functions
You can tune in to a station using PTY (program
type) information.
Searching for an RDS station by PTY information
You can search for general types of broadcasting
programs, such as those listed in the following
section. Refer to this page.
1 Press (list).
2 Turn M.C. to select a program type.
NEWS/INFO—POPULAR—CLASSICS—
OTHERS
3 Press M.C. to begin the search.
The unit searches for a station broadcasting
that type of program. When a station is found,
its program service name is displayed.
! To cancel the search, press M.C. again.
! The program of some stations may differ
from that indicated by the transmitted PTY.
! If no station is broadcasting the type of
program you searched for, NOT FOUND is
displayed for about two seconds and then
the tuner returns to the original station.
PTY list
NEWS/INFO (news and information)
NEWS (News), AFFAIRS (Current affairs), INFO
(Information), SPORT (Sports), WEATHER (Weath-
er), FINANCE (Finance)
POPULAR (popular)
POP MUS (Popular music), ROCK MUS (Rock
music), EASY MUS (Easy listening), OTH MUS
(Other music), JAZZ (Jazz), COUNTRY (Country
music), NAT MUS (National music), OLDIES
(Oldies music), FOLK MUS (Folk music)
CLASSICS (classics)
L. CLASS (Light classical), CLASSIC (Classical)
OTHERS (others)
EDUCATE (Education), DRAMA (Drama), CUL-
TURE (Culture), SCIENCE (Science), VARIED (Var-
ied), CHILDREN (Children’s), SOCIAL (Social
affairs), RELIGION (Religion), PHONE IN (Phone
in), TOURING (Travel), LEISURE (Leisure), DOCU-
MENT (Documentaries)
Function settings
1 Press M.C. to display the main menu.
2 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select FUNCTION.
3 Turn M.C. to select the function.
Once selected, the following functions can be
adjusted.
# If MW/LW band is selected, only BSM, LOCAL
and SEEK are available.
BSM (best stations memory)
BSM (best stations memory) automatically stores
the six strongest stations in the order of their sig-
nal strength.
1 Press M.C. to turn BSM on.
To cancel, press M.C. again.
REGION (regional)
When AF is used, the regional function limits the
selection of stations to those broadcasting region-
al programs.
1 Press M.C. to turn the regional function on or
off.
LOCAL (local seek tuning)
Local seek tuning lets you tune in to only those
radio stations with sufficiently strong signals for
good reception.
1 Press M.C. to select the desired setting.
FM: OFF—LV1—LV2—LV3—LV4
MW/LW: OFF—LV1—LV2
The highest level setting allows reception of
only the strongest stations, while lower levels
allow the reception of weaker stations.
TA (traffic announcement standby)
1 Press M.C. to turn traffic announcement
standby on or off.
AF (alternative frequencies search)
1 Press M.C. to turn AF on or off.
NEWS (news program interruption)
1 Press M.C. to turn the NEWS function on or
off.
SEEK (left/right key setting)
You can assign a function to the left and right keys
of the unit.
Select MAN (manual tuning) to tune up or down
manually or select PCH (preset channel) to switch
between preset channels.
1 Press M.C. to select MAN or PCH.
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USB storage device
Basic operations
Playing songs on a USB storage device
1 Open the USB port cover.
2 Plug in the USB storage device using a USB
cable.
Playback is performed automatically.
Stopping playback of files on a USB storage de-
vice
1 You may disconnect the USB storage device at
any time.
The unit stops playback.
Selecting a folder
1 Press 1/ or 2/ .
Selecting a track
1 Press c or d.
Fast forwarding or reversing
1 Press and hold c or d.
! When playing compressed audio, there is no
sound during fast forward or reverse.
Returning to root folder
1 Press and hold BAND/ .
Switching between playback memory devices
You can switch between playback memory devices
on USB storage devices with more than one Mass
Storage Device-compatible memory device.
1 Press BAND/ .
! You can switch between up to 32 different
memory devices.
Note
Disconnect USB storage devices from the unit
when not in use.
Switching the display
Selecting the desired text information
1 Press DISP to cycle between the following:
MP3/WMA/WAV
! TRACK INFO (track title/artist name/album
title)
! FILE INFO (file name/folder name)
! ELAPSED TIME (track number and play-
back time)
! CLOCK (source name and clock)
! SPEANA (spectrum analyzer)
Notes
! TRACK INFO and FILE INFO text information
will change automatically.
! Depending on the version of iTunes used to
write MP3 files to media file types, incompati-
ble text stored within an audio file may be
displayed incorrectly.
! Text information items that can be changed
depend on the media.
Selecting and playing files/
tracks from the name list
1 Press to switch to the file/track name
list mode.
2 Use M.C. to select the desired file name
(or folder name).
Selecting a file or folder
1 Turn M.C.
Playing
1 When a file or track is selected, press M.C.
Viewing a list of the files (or folders) in the se-
lected folder
1 When a folder is selected, press M.C.
Playing a song in the selected folder
1 When a folder is selected, press and hold M.C.
Operations using special buttons
Selecting a repeat play range
1 Press 6/ to cycle between the following:
! ALL – Repeat all files
! ONE – Repeat the current file
! FLD – Repeat the current folder
Playing tracks in random order
1 Press 5/ to turn random play on or off.
Tracks in a selected repeat range are played in
random order.
! To change songs during random play, press d
to switch to the next track. Pressing c restarts
playback of the current track from the begin-
ning of the song.
Pausing playback
1 Press 4/PAUSE to pause or resume.
Enhancing compressed audio and restoring rich
sound (sound retriever)
1 Press 3/S.Rtrv to cycle between:
1—2—OFF (off)
1 is effective for low compression rates, and 2
is effective for high compression rates.
Function settings
1 Press M.C. to display the main menu.
2 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select FUNCTION.
Once selected, the function below can be ad-
justed.
S.RTRV (sound retriever)
Automatically enhances compressed audio and
restores rich sound.
1 Press M.C. to select the desired setting.
For details, refer to Enhancing compressed
audio and restoring rich sound (sound retriever)
on this page.
iPod
Basic operations
Playing songs on an iPod
1 Open the USB port cover.
2 Connect an iPod to the USB cable using an
iPod Dock Connector.
Playback is performed automatically.
Selecting a song (chapter)
1 Press c or d.
Selecting an album
1 Press 1/ or 2/ .
Fast forwarding or reversing
1 Press and hold c or d.
Notes
! The iPod cannot be turned on or off when the
control mode is set to CONTROL AUDIO.
! Disconnect headphones from the iPod be-
fore connecting it to this unit.
! The iPod will turn off about two minutes after
the ignition switch is set to OFF.
Switching the display
Selecting the desired text information
1 Press DISP to cycle between the following:
CONTROL AUDIO/CONTROL iPod
! TRACK INFO (track title/artist name/album
title)
! ELAPSED TIME (track number and play-
back time)
! CLOCK (source name and clock)
! SPEANA (spectrum analyzer)
CONTROL APP
! CONTROL APP (APP MODE is displayed)
! CLOCK (source name and clock)
! SPEANA (spectrum analyzer)
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Note
TRACK INFO text information will change auto-
matically.
Browsing for a song
1 Press to switch to the top menu of list
search.
2 Use M.C. to select a category/song.
Changing the name of the song or category
1 Turn M.C.
Playlists—artists—albums—songs—podcasts
—genres—composers—audiobooks
Playing
1 When a song is selected, press M.C.
Viewing a list of songs in the selected category
1 When a category is selected, press M.C.
Playing a song in the selected category
1 When a category is selected, press and hold
M.C.
Searching the list by alphabet
1 When a list for the selected category is dis-
played, press to switch to alphabet search
mode.
! You also can switch to alphabet search
mode by turning M.C. twice.
2 Turn M.C. to select a letter.
3 Press M.C. to display the alphabetical list.
! To cancel searching, press /DIMMER.
Notes
! You can play playlists created with the PC ap-
plication (MusicSphere). The application will
be available on our website.
! Playlists that you created with the PC appli-
cation (MusicSphere) are displayed in abbre-
viated form.
Operations using special buttons
Selecting a repeat play range
1 Press 6/ to cycle between the following:
! ONE – Repeat the current song
! ALL – Repeat all songs in the selected list
! When the control mode is set to CONTROL
iPod/CONTROL APP, the repeat play range will
be same as what is set for the connected iPod.
Selecting a random play range (shuffle)
1 Press 5/ to cycle between the following:
! SNG – Play back songs in the selected list
in random order.
! ALB – Play back songs from a randomly se-
lected album in order.
! OFF – Not play back in random order.
Playing all songs in random order (shuffle all)
1 Press and hold 5/ to turn shuffle all on.
! To turn off shuffle all, select OFF in shuffle. For
details, refer to Selecting a random play range
(shuffle) on this page.
Pausing playback
1 Press 4/PAUSE to pause or resume.
Enhancing compressed audio and restoring rich
sound (sound retriever)
1 Press 3/S.Rtrv to cycle between:
1—2—OFF (off)
1 is effective for low compression rates, and 2
is effective for high compression rates.
Playing songs related to the
currently playing song
You can play songs from the following lists.
• Album list of the currently playing artist
• Song list of the currently playing album
• Album list of the currently playing genre
1 Press and hold to switch to link play
mode.
2 Turn M.C. to change the mode; press to
select.
! ARTIST – Plays an album of the artist cur-
rently being played.
! ALBUM – Plays a song from the album cur-
rently being played.
! GENRE – Plays an album from the genre cur-
rently being played.
The selected song/album will be played after the
currently playing song.
Notes
! The selected song/album may be canceled if
you operate functions other than link search
(e.g. fast forward and reverse).
! Depending on the song selected to play, the
end of the currently playing song and the be-
ginning of the selected song/album may be
cut off.
Operating this unit’s iPod
function from your iPod
This unit's iPod function can be operated from a
connected iPod.
If you switch to APP Mode, you can have the
sound from your iPod applications be output
from your car's speakers.
CONTROL iPod is not compatible with the fol-
lowing iPod models.
! iPod nano 1st generation
! iPod with video
CONTROL APP is compatible with the following
iPod models.
! iPod touch 4th generation
! iPod touch 3rd generation
! iPod touch 2nd generation
! iPod touch 1st generation
! iPhone 4S
! iPhone 4
! iPhone 3GS
! iPhone 3G
! iPhone
% Press BAND/ to switch the control
mode.
! CONTROL iPod – This unit’s iPod function
can be operated from the connected iPod.
! CONTROL APP – This unit’s iPod function
can be operated from the connected iPod.
The unit will play back the sound from your
iPod applications.
! CONTROL AUDIO – This unit’s iPod function
can be operated from this unit.
Only for MVH-150UI
You can also switch the control mode by press-
ing iPod.
Notes
! Switching the control mode to
CONTROL iPod/CONTROL APP pauses song
playback. Operate the iPod to resume play-
back.
! The following operations are still accessible
from the unit even if the control mode is set
to CONTROL iPod/CONTROL APP.
— Pausing
— Fast forward/reverse
— Selecting a song (chapter)
! The volume can only be adjusted from this
unit.
Function settings
1 Press M.C. to display the main menu.
2 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select FUNCTION.
3 Turn M.C. to select the function.
Once selected, the following functions can be
adjusted.
! AUDIO BOOK is not available when
CONTROL iPod/CONTROL APP is selected in
the control mode. For details, refer to Operat-
ing this unit’s iPod function from your iPod on
this page.
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AUDIO BOOK (audiobook speed)
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select your favorite setting.
! FASTER – Playback at a speed faster than
normal
! NORMAL – Playback at normal speed
! SLOWER – Playback at a speed slower
than normal
S.RTRV (sound retriever)
Automatically enhances compressed audio and
restores rich sound.
1 Press M.C. to select the desired setting.
For details, refer to Enhancing compressed
audio and restoring rich sound (sound retriever)
on the previous page.
Using Bluetooth wireless
technology
Only for MVH-350BT
Using Bluetooth telephone
Important
! Since this unit is on standby to connect with
your cellular phone via Bluetooth wireless
technology, using it without the engine run-
ning can drain the battery power.
! Operations may vary depending on the kind
of cellular phone.
! Advanced operations that require attention
such as dialing numbers on the monitor,
using the phone book, etc., are prohibited
while driving. Park your vehicle in a safe
place when using these advanced opera-
tions.
! Be sure to park your vehicle in a safe place
and apply the parking brake when perform-
ing this operation.
Setting up for hands-free phoning
Before you can use the hands-free phoning
function you must set up the unit for use with
your cellular phone.
1 Connection
Operate the Bluetooth telephone connection
menu. Refer to Connection menu operation on
this page.
2 Function settings
Operate the Bluetooth telephone function
menu. Refer to Phone menu operation on the
next page.
Basic operations
Making a phone call
1 Refer to Phone menu operation on the next
page.
Answering an incoming call
1 When a call is received, press .
Ending a call
1 Press .
Rejecting an incoming call
1 When a call is received, press and hold .
Answering a call waiting
1 When a call is received, press .
Switching between callers on hold
1 Press M.C.
Canceling call waiting
1 Press and hold .
Adjusting the other party’s listening volume
1 Press c or d while talking on the phone.
! When private mode is on, this function is not
available.
Turning private mode on or off
1 Press BAND/ while talking on the phone.
Notes
! If private mode is selected on the cellular
phone, hands-free phoning may not be avail-
able.
! The estimated call time appears in the dis-
play (this may differ slightly from the actual
call time).
Storing and recalling phone numbers
1 If you find a phone number that you
want to store to memory, press and hold
down one of the preset tuning buttons (1/
to 6/ ) to store it to the relevant preset
tuning button.
The functions below can be used to store phone
numbers to the memory. For details, refer to
Phone menu operation on the next page.
! MISSED (missed call history)
! DIALLED (dialed call history)
! RECEIVED (received call history)
! PHONE BOOK (phone book)
2 Press one of the preset tuning buttons
(1/ to 6/ ) to recall the desired phone
number.
3 Press M.C. to make a call.
Switching the display
Selecting the desired text information
You can change the display during a call.
1 Press DISP to cycle between the following:
! Call time
! Name of other party
! Number of other party
Using voice recognition
This feature can be used on an iPod equipped
with voice recognition that is connected by
Bluetooth with the source set to iPod or
BT AUDIO.
% Press and hold M.C. to switch to voice
recognition mode.
The commands available with this unit are listed
below.
! Song playback
! Making a phone call
Note
For details on voice recognition features, check
the manual for the iPod you are using.
Connection menu operation
Important
! Be sure to park your vehicle in a safe place
and apply the parking brake when perform-
ing this operation.
! Connected devices may not operate properly
if more than one Bluetooth device is con-
nected at a time (e.g. a phone and a separate
audio player are connected simultaneously).
1 Press and hold to display the con-
nection menu.
# You cannot operate this step during a call.
2 Turn M.C. to select the function.
Once selected, the following functions can be
adjusted.
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DEVICELIST (connecting or disconnecting a de-
vice from the device list)
! When no device is selected in the device list,
this function is not available.
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select the name of a device you
want to connect/disconnect.
! Press and hold M.C. to switch the
Bluetooth device address and device
name.
3 Press M.C. to connect/disconnect the selected
device.
If the connection is established, * is indicated
on the device name.
DEL DEVICE (deleting a device from the device
list)
! When no device is selected in the device list,
this function is not available.
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select the name of a device you
want to delete.
! Press and hold M.C. to switch the
Bluetooth device address and device
name.
3 Press M.C. to display DELETE YES.
4 Press M.C. to delete a device information from
the device list.
! While this function is in use, do not turn off
the engine.
ADD DEVICE (connecting a new device)
1 Press M.C. to start searching.
! To cancel, press M.C. while searching.
! If this unit fails to find any available cellular
phones, NOT FOUND is displayed.
2 Turn M.C. to select a device from the device
list.
! If the desired device is not displayed, select
RE-SEARCH.
! Press and hold M.C. to switch the
Bluetooth device address and device
name.
3 Press M.C. to connect the selected device.
! To complete the connection, check the de-
vice name (Pioneer BT Unit) and enter the
PIN code on your device.
! PIN code is set to 0000 as the default. You
can change this code.
! 6-digit number appears on the display of
this unit. Once the connection is estab-
lished, this number disappears.
! If you are unable to complete the connec-
tion using this unit, use the device to con-
nect to the unit.
! If three devices are already paired, DEVICE-
FULL is displayed and it is not possible to
perform this operation. In this case, delete
a paired device first.
A. CONN (connecting to a Bluetooth device auto-
matically)
1 Press M.C. to turn automatic connection on or
off.
VISIBLE (setting the visibility of this unit)
To check the availability of this unit from other de-
vices, Bluetooth visibility of this unit can be turned
on.
1 Press M.C. to turn the visibility of this unit on
or off.
PIN CODE (PIN code input)
To connect your device to this unit via Bluetooth
wireless technology, you need to enter a PIN code
on your device to verify the connection. The default
code is 0000, but you can change it with this func-
tion.
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select a number.
3 Press M.C. to move the cursor to the next posi-
tion.
4 After inputting PIN code, press and hold M.C.
! After inputting, pressing M.C. returns you
to the PIN code input display, and you can
change the PIN code.
DEV. INFO (Bluetooth device address display)
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to display the device information.
Device name—Bluetooth device address
Phone menu operation
Important
Be sure to park your vehicle in a safe place and
apply the parking brake when performing this
operation.
1 Press to display the phone menu.
# When PW SAVE is on, you cannot display the
phone menu. For details about the settings, refer to
PW SAVE (power saving) on page 12.
2 Turn M.C. to select the function.
Once selected, the following functions can be
adjusted.
MISSED (missed call history)
DIALLED (dialed call history)
RECEIVED (received call history)
1 Press M.C. to display the phone number list.
2 Turn M.C. to select a name or phone number.
3 Press M.C. to make a call.
PHONE BOOK (phone book)
! The phone book in your cellular phone will be
transferred automatically when the phone is
connected to this unit.
! Depending on the cellular phone, the phone
book may not be transferred automatically. In
this case, operate your cellular phone to trans-
fer the phone book. The visibility of this unit
should be on. Refer to VISIBLE (setting the visi-
bility of this unit) on this page.
1 Press M.C. to display SEARCH (alphabetical
list).
2 Turn M.C. to select the first letter of the name
you are looking for.
! Press and hold M.C. to select the desired
character type.
TOP (alphabet)–ΟΛΑ (Greek alphabet)–-
ВСЕ (Cyrillic alphabet)
3 Press M.C. to display a registered name list.
4 Turn M.C. to select the name you are looking
for.
5 Press M.C. to display the phone number list.
6 Turn M.C. to select a phone number you want
to call.
7 Press M.C. to make a call.
PRESET 1-6 (preset phone numbers)
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select the desired preset number.
3 Press M.C. to make a call.
! You can also use the preset number but-
tons 1/ to 6/ to recall a preset phone
number.
For more details about storing phone num-
bers, refer to Storing and recalling phone
numbers on the previous page.
PHONE FUNC (phone function)
You can set A. ANSR, R.TONE and PB INVT from
this menu. For details, refer to Function and opera-
tion on the next page.
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Function and operation
1 Display PHONE FUNC.
Refer to PHONE FUNC (phone function) on the
previous page.
2 Press M.C. to display the function menu.
3 Turn M.C. to select the function.
Once selected, the following functions can be
adjusted.
A. ANSR (automatic answering)
1 Press M.C. to turn automatic answering on or
off.
R.TONE (ring tone select)
1 Press M.C. to turn the ring tone on or off.
PB INVT (phone book name view)
1 Press M.C. to invert the order of names in the
phone book.
Bluetooth Audio
Important
! Depending on the Bluetooth audio player
connected to this unit, the available opera-
tions will be limited to the following two lev-
els:
— A2DP profile (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile): You can only playback songs on your
audio player.
You cannot use the A2DP connection when
iPod is selected as a source.
— AVRCP profile (Audio/Video Remote Control
Profile): You can perform playback, pause
playback, select songs, etc.
! Since there are a number of Bluetooth audio
players available on the market, available op-
erations will vary extensively. When operating
your player with this unit, refer to the instruc-
tion manual that came with your Bluetooth
audio player as well as this manual.
! As the signal from your cellular phone may
cause noise, avoid using it when you are lis-
tening to songs on your Bluetooth audio
player.
! When a call is in progress on the cellular
phone connected to this unit via Bluetooth
wireless technology, the sound of the
Bluetooth audio player connected to this unit
is muted.
! When the Bluetooth audio player is in use,
you cannot connect to a Bluetooth telephone
automatically.
! Playback continues even if you switch from
your Bluetooth audio player to another
source while listening to a song.
! Depending on the type of Bluetooth audio
player you have connected to this unit, oper-
ation and information display may not be
available for some functions.
Setting up for Bluetooth audio
Before you can use the Bluetooth audio function
you must set up the unit for use with your
Bluetooth audio player. This entails establishing
a Bluetooth wireless connection between this
unit and your Bluetooth audio player, and pair-
ing your Bluetooth audio player with this unit.
1 Connection
Operate the Bluetooth telephone connection
menu. Refer to Connection menu operation on
page 8.
Basic operations
Fast forwarding or reversing
1 Press and hold c or d.
Selecting a track
1 Press c or d.
Starting playback
1 Press BAND/ .
Switching the display
Selecting the desired text information
1 Press DISP to cycle between the following:
! DEVICE INFO (device name)
! TRACK INFO (track title/artist name/album
title)
! ELAPSED TIME (track number and play-
back time)
! CLOCK (source name and clock)
! SPEANA (spectrum analyzer)
Notes
! TRACK INFO text information will change au-
tomatically.
! Depending on the device, text information
can be changed.
Operations using special buttons
Selecting a repeat play range
1 Press 6/ to select a repeat play range from
one or all.
! This function may not be available depend-
ing on the type of Bluetooth audio player
connected.
! The repeat play range varies depending on
the Bluetooth audio player in use.
Playing tracks in random order
1 Press 5/ to turn random play on or off.
! The random play range varies depending
on the Bluetooth audio player in use.
Pausing playback
1 Press 4/PAUSE to pause or resume.
Enhancing compressed audio and restoring rich
sound (sound retriever)
1 Press 3/S.Rtrv to cycle between:
1—2—OFF (off)
1 is effective for low compression rates, and 2
is effective for high compression rates.
Function settings
1 Press M.C. to display the main menu.
2 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select FUNCTION.
3 Turn M.C. to select the function.
Once selected, the following functions can be
adjusted.
PLAY (play)
1 Press M.C. to start playback.
STOP (stop)
1 Press M.C. to stop the playback.
S.RTRV (sound retriever)
Automatically enhances compressed audio and
restores rich sound.
1 Press M.C. to select the desired setting.
For details, refer to Enhancing compressed
audio and restoring rich sound (sound retriever)
on this page.
Audio adjustments
1 Press M.C. to display the main menu.
2 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select AUDIO.
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3 Turn M.C. to select the audio function.
Once selected, the following audio functions
can be adjusted.
! FADER is not available when SUB.W/SUB.W
is selected in SP-P/O MODE. For details, refer
to SP-P/O MODE (rear output and preout set-
ting) on the next page.
! SUB.W, SUB.W CTRL and HPF SETTING are
not available when REAR/REAR is selected in
SP-P/O MODE. For details, refer to
SP-P/O MODE (rear output and preout set-
ting) on the next page.
! SUB.W CTRL and HPF SETTING are not avail-
able when SUB.W is selected in OFF. For de-
tails, refer to SUB.W (subwoofer on/off
setting) on this page.
FADER (fader adjustment)
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to adjust the front/rear speaker bal-
ance.
BALANCE (balance adjustment)
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to adjust the left/right speaker bal-
ance.
EQ SETTING (equalizer recall)
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select the equalizer.
POWERFUL—NATURAL—VOCAL—CUS-
TOM1—CUSTOM2—FLAT—SUPER BASS
The equalizer band and equalizer level can be
customized when CUSTOM1 or CUSTOM2 is
selected.
If selecting CUSTOM1 or CUSTOM2, complete
the procedures outlined below. If selecting
other options, press M.C. to return to the pre-
vious display.
! CUSTOM1 can be set separately for each
source. However, USB and iPod are all set
to the same setting automatically.
! CUSTOM2 is a shared setting used in com-
mon for all sources.
3 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
4 Press M.C. to cycle between the following:
Equalizer band—Equalizer level
5 Turn M.C. to select the desired setting.
Equalizer band: 80HZ—250HZ—800HZ—
2.5KHZ—8KHZ
Equalizer level: +6 to –6
LOUDNESS (loudness)
Loudness compensates for deficiencies in the low-
frequency and high-frequency ranges at low vol-
ume.
1 Press M.C. to select the desired setting.
OFF (off)—LOW (low)—MID (mid)—HI (high)
SUB.W (subwoofer on/off setting)
This unit is equipped with a subwoofer output
which can be turned on or off.
1 Press M.C. to select the desired setting.
NOR (normal phase)—REV (reverse phase)—
OFF (subwoofer off)
SUB.W CTRL (subwoofer adjustment)
Only frequencies lower than those in the selected
range are outputted from the subwoofer.
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Press M.C. to cycle between the following:
Cut-off frequency—Output level—Slope level
Rates that can be adjusted will flash.
3 Turn M.C. to select the desired setting.
Cut-off frequency: 50HZ—63HZ—80HZ—
100HZ—125HZ—160HZ—200HZ
Output level: –24 to +6
Slope level: –6— –12
BASS BOOST (bass boost)
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select a desired level.
0 to +6 is displayed as the level is increased or
decreased.
HPF SETTING (high pass filter adjustment)
When you do not want low sounds from the sub-
woofer output frequency range to play from the
front or rear speakers, turn on the HPF (high pass
filter). Only frequencies higher than those in the
selected range are output from the front or rear
speakers.
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Press M.C. to cycle between the following:
Cut-off frequency—Slope level
3 Turn M.C. to select the desired setting.
Cut-off frequency: OFF—50HZ—63HZ—80HZ
—100HZ—125HZ—160HZ—200HZ
Slope level: –6— –12
SLA (source level adjustment)
SLA (Source level adjustment) lets you adjust the
volume level of each source to prevent radical
changes in volume when switching between sour-
ces.
! Settings are based on the FM volume level,
which remains unchanged.
! The MW/LW volume level can also be adjusted
with this function.
! When selecting FM as the source, you cannot
switch to SLA.
! USB and iPod are all set to the same setting
automatically.
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to adjust the source volume.
Adjustment range: +4 to –4
System menu
Important
PW SAVE (power saving) is canceled if the ve-
hicle battery is disconnected and will need to be
turned back on once the battery is reconnected.
When PW SAVE (power saving) is off, depend-
ing on connection methods, the unit may con-
tinue to draw power from the battery if your
vehicle’s ignition doesn’t have an ACC (acces-
sory) position.
1 Press M.C. to display the main menu.
2 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select SYSTEM.
3 Turn M.C. to select the system menu
function.
Once selected, the following system menu func-
tions can be adjusted.
! MUTE MODE is not available for MVH-350BT.
! BT AUDIO, BT MEM CLEAR and
BT VERSION are not available for MVH-150UI.
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LANGUAGE (multi-language)
This unit can display the text information from a
compressed audio file even for information em-
bedded in English or Russian.
! If the embedded language and the selected
language setting are not the same, text infor-
mation may not display properly.
! Some characters may not be displayed prop-
erly.
1 Turn M.C. to select the desired setting.
ENG (English)—РУС (Russian)
CLOCK SET (setting the clock)
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Press M.C. to select the segment of the clock
display you wish to set.
Hour—Minute
3 Turn M.C. to adjust the clock.
12H/24H (time notation)
1 Press M.C. to select the desired setting.
12H (12-hour clock)—24H (24-hour clock)
AUTO PI (auto PI seek)
The unit can automatically search for a different
station with the same programming, even during
preset recall.
1 Press M.C. to turn Auto PI seek on or off.
AUX (auxiliary input)
Activate this setting when using an auxiliary de-
vice connected to this unit.
1 Press M.C. to turn AUX on or off.
MUTE MODE (mute mode)
Sound from this system is automatically muted or
attenuated when a signal from equipment with a
mute function is received.
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select the desired setting.
You can select any one of the options in the fol-
lowing list:
! MUTE – Muting
! 20dB ATT – Attenuation (20dB ATT has a
stronger effect than 10dB ATT)
! 10dB ATT – Attenuation
BT AUDIO (Bluetooth audio activation)
You need to activate the BT AUDIO source in order
to use a Bluetooth audio player.
1 Press M.C. to turn the BT AUDIO source on or
off.
PW SAVE (power saving)
Switching this function on enables you to reduce
the consumption of battery power.
! Turning on the source is the only operation al-
lowed when this function is on.
1 Press M.C. to turn the power save on or off.
BT MEM CLEAR (clearing the Bluetooth device
data stored on this unit)
Bluetooth device data stored on this unit can be
cleared. To protect personal information, we rec-
ommend that you clear this data before transfer-
ring this unit to other persons. The following types
of data on this unit will be cleared in such cases.
! Phone book
! Call history
! Preset number
! PIN code
! Registration assignment
! Information of the connected Bluetooth tele-
phone
1 Press M.C. to show the confirmation display.
YES is displayed. Clearing memory is now on
standby.
If you do not want to clear the Bluetooth device
data stored on this unit, turn M.C. to display
CANCEL and press it again to select.
2 Press M.C. to clear the memory.
CLEARED is displayed and the Bluetooth de-
vice data is cleared.
! While this function is in use, do not turn
off the engine.
BT VERSION (Bluetooth version display)
You can display the system versions of this unit
and of Bluetooth module.
1 Press M.C. to display the information.
Switching the dimmer setting
You can adjust the brightness of illumination.
1 Press M.C. to display the main menu.
2 Turn M.C. to display ILLUMI and press to
select.
3 Press M.C. to select the desired setting.
OFF (off)—ON (on)
! You can also change the dimmer setting by
pressing and holding /DIMMER.
Initial menu
1 Press and hold SRC/OFF until the unit
turns off.
2 Press and hold SRC/OFF until the main
menu appears in the display.
3 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select INITIAL.
4 Turn M.C. to select the initial menu func-
tion.
Once selected, the following initial menu func-
tions can be adjusted.
! S/W UPDATE is not available for MVH-150UI.
FM STEP (FM tuning step)
Normally, the FM tuning step employed by seek
tuning is 50 kHz. When AF or TA is on, the tuning
step automatically changes to 100 kHz. It may be
preferable to set the tuning step to 50 kHz when
AF is on.
! The tuning step remains at 50 kHz during man-
ual tuning.
1 Press M.C. to select the FM tuning step.
50 (50 kHz)—100 (100 kHz)
SP-P/O MODE (rear output and preout setting)
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The rear speaker leads output and the RCA output
of this unit can be used to connect a full-range
speaker or subwoofer. Select a suitable option for
your connection.
1 Press M.C. to display the setting mode.
2 Turn M.C. to select the desired setting.
You can select any one of the options in the fol-
lowing list:
! REAR/SUB.W – Select when there is a full-
range speaker connected to the rear speak-
er leads output and there is a subwoofer
connected to the RCA output.
! SUB.W/SUB.W – Select when there is a
subwoofer connected directly to the rear
speaker leads output without any auxiliary
amp and there is a subwoofer connected
to the RCA output.
! REAR/REAR – Select when there is a full-
range speaker connected to the rear speak-
er leads output and the RCA output.
If there is a full-range speaker connected to
the rear speaker leads output and the RCA
output is not used, you may select either
REAR/SUB.W or REAR/REAR.
S/W UPDATE (updating the software)
This function is used to update this unit with the
latest Bluetooth software. For about Bluetooth
software and updating, refer to our website.
! Never turn the unit off while the Bluetooth soft-
ware is being updated.
1 Press M.C. to display the data transfer mode.
Follow the on-screen instructions to finish up-
dating the Bluetooth software.
System menu
1 Press and hold SRC/OFF until the unit
turns off.
2 Press and hold SRC/OFF until the main
menu appears in the display.
3 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select SYSTEM.
4 Turn M.C. to select the system menu
function.
Once selected, the following system menu func-
tions can be adjusted.
For details, refer to System menu on page 11.
Using an AUX source
1 Insert the stereo mini plug into the AUX
input jack.
2 Press SRC/OFF to select AUX as the
source.
Note
AUX cannot be selected unless the auxiliary set-
ting is turned on. For more details, refer to AUX
(auxiliary input) on the previous page.
Switching the display
Selecting the desired text information
1 Press DISP to cycle between the following:
! Source name
! Source name and clock
If an unwanted display appears
Turn off the unwanted display using the proce-
dures listed below.
1 Press M.C. to display the main menu.
2 Turn M.C. to change the menu option
and press to select SYSTEM.
3 Turn M.C. to display DEMO OFF and press
to select.
4 Turn M.C. to switch to YES.
5 Press M.C. to select.
Connections
Important
! When installing this unit in a vehicle without
an ACC (accessory) position on the ignition
switch, failure to connect the red cable to the
terminal that detects operation of the ignition
key may result in battery drain.
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ACC position No ACC position
! Use of this unit in conditions other than the
following could result in fire or malfunction.
— Vehicles with a 12-volt battery and negative
grounding.
— Speakers with 50 W (output value) and 4 W to
8 W (impedance value).
! To prevent a short-circuit, overheating or mal-
function, be sure to follow the directions
below.
— Disconnect the negative terminal of the bat-
tery before installation.
— Secure the wiring with cable clamps or adhe-
sive tape. Wrap adhesive tape around wiring
that comes into contact with metal parts to
protect the wiring.
— Place all cables away from moving parts,
such as the shift lever and seat rails.
— Place all cables away from hot places, such
as near the heater outlet.
— Do not connect the yellow cable to the battery
by passing it through the hole to the engine
compartment.
— Cover any disconnected cable connectors
with insulating tape.
— Do not shorten any cables.
— Never cut the insulation of the power cable of
this unit in order to share the power with
other devices. The current capacity of the
cable is limited.
— Use a fuse of the rating prescribed.
— Never wire the negative speaker cable directly
to ground.
— Never band together negative cables of multi-
ple speakers.
! When this unit is on, control signals are sent
through the blue/white cable. Connect this
cable to the system remote control of an ex-
ternal power amp or the vehicle’s auto-anten-
na relay control terminal (max. 300 mA
12 V DC). If the vehicle is equipped with a
glass antenna, connect it to the antenna
booster power supply terminal.
! Never connect the blue/white cable to the
power terminal of an external power amp.
Also, never connect it to the power terminal
of the auto antenna. Doing so may result in
battery drain or a malfunction.
! The black cable is ground. Ground cables for
this unit and other equipment (especially,
high-current products such as power amps)
must be wired separately. If they are not, an
accidental detachment may result in a fire or
malfunction.
This unit
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3
2
6 7 8
4 5
1 Power cord input
2 Microphone input (MVH-350BTonly)
3 Microphone (MVH-350BTonly)
4 m
4 Rear output or subwoofer output
5 Front output
6 Antenna input
7 Fuse (10 A)
8 Wired remote input
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Hard-wired remote control adapter can be
connected (sold separately).
Power cord
1
3
3
2
4
4
5
5
6
6
b
8
9
7
a
e
d
c
1 To power cord input
2 Depending on the kind of vehicle, the func-
tion of 3 and 5 may be different. In this
case, be sure to connect 4 to 5 and 6 to
3.
3 Yellow
Back-up (or accessory)
4 Yellow
Connect to the constant 12 V supply termi-
nal.
5 Red
Accessory (or back-up)
6 Red
Connect to terminal controlled by ignition
switch (12 V DC).
7 Connect leads of the same color to each
other.
8 Black (chassis ground)
9 Blue/white
The pin position of the ISO connector will dif-
fer depending on the type of vehicle. Connect
9 and b when Pin 5 is an antenna control
type. In another type of vehicle, never con-
nect 9 and b.
a Blue/white
Connect to system control terminal of the
power amp (max. 300 mA 12 V DC).
b Blue/white
Connect to auto-antenna relay control termi-
nal (max. 300 mA 12 V DC).
c Yellow/black (MVH-150UI only)
If you use an equipment with Mute function,
wire this lead to the Audio Mute lead on that
equipment. If not, keep the Audio Mute lead
free of any connections.
d Speaker leads
White: Front left +
White/black: Front left *
Gray: Front right +
Gray/black: Front right *
Green: Rear left + or subwoofer +
Green/black: Rear left * or subwoofer *
Violet: Rear right + or subwoofer +
Violet/black: Rear right * or subwoofer *
e ISO connector
In some vehicles, the ISO connector may be
divided into two. In this case, be sure to con-
nect to both connectors.
Notes
! Change the initial menu of this unit. Refer to
SP-P/O MODE (rear output and preout set-
ting) on page 12.
The subwoofer output of this unit is monau-
ral.
! When using a subwoofer of 70 W (2 W), be
sure to connect the subwoofer to the violet
and violet/black leads of this unit. Do not
connect anything to the green and green/
black leads.
Power amp (sold separately)
Perform these connections when using the op-
tional amplifier.
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1
1
3
2
4
5
5
3
2
6
7
7
1 System remote control
Connect to Blue/white cable.
2 Power amp (sold separately)
3 Connect with RCA cables (sold separately)
4 To Front output
5 Front speaker
6 To Rear output or subwoofer output
7 Rear speaker or subwoofer
Installation
Important
! Check all connections and systems before
final installation.
! Do not use unauthorized parts as this may
cause malfunctions.
! Consult your dealer if installation requires
drilling of holes or other modifications to the
vehicle.
! Do not install this unit where:
— it may interfere with operation of the vehicle.
— it may cause injury to a passenger as a result
of a sudden stop.
! The semiconductor laser will be damaged if
it overheats. Install this unit away from hot
places such as near the heater outlet.
! Optimum performance is obtained when the
unit is installed at an angle of less than 60°.
60°
! When installing, to ensure proper heat dis-
persal when using this unit, make sure you
leave ample space behind the rear panel and
wrap any loose cables so they are not block-
ing the vents.
5cm
cm
Leave ample
space 5 cm
5 cm
DIN front/rear mount
This unit can be properly installed using either
front-mount or rear-mount installation.
Use commercially available parts when instal-
ling.
DIN Front-mount
1 Insert the mounting sleeve into the dash-
board.
For installation in shallow spaces, use the sup-
plied mounting sleeve. If there is enough space,
use the mounting sleeve that came with the ve-
hicle.
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2 Secure the mounting sleeve by using a
screwdriver to bend the metal tabs (90°) into
place.
1
2
1 Dashboard
2 Mounting sleeve
# Make sure that the unit is installed securely in
place. An unstable installation may cause skipping
or other malfunctions.
DIN Rear-mount
1 Determine the appropriate position
where the holes on the bracket and the side
of the unit match.
2 Tighten two screws on each side.
1
2
3
1 Tapping screw (5 mm × 8 mm)
2 Mounting bracket
3 Dashboard or console
Removing the unit
1 Remove the trim ring.
1 Trim ring
2 Notched tab
! Releasing the front panel allows easier ac-
cess to the trim ring.
! When reattaching the trim ring, point the
side with the notched tab down.
2 Insert the supplied extraction keys into
both sides of the unit until they click into
place.
3 Pull the unit out of the dashboard.
Removing and re-attaching the front
panel
You can remove the front panel to protect your
unit from theft.
Press the detach button and push the front
panel upward and pull it toward you.
For details, refer to Removing the front panel to
protect your unit from theft and Re-attaching the
front panel on page 4.
Installing the microphone
Only for MVH-350BT
CAUTION
It is extremely dangerous to allow the micro-
phone lead to become wound around the steer-
ing column or shift lever. Be sure to install the
unit in such a way that it will not obstruct driv-
ing.
Note
Install the microphone in a position and orienta-
tion that will enable it to pick up the voice of the
person operating the system.
When installing the microphone
on the sun visor
1 Install the microphone on the micro-
phone clip.
1
2
1 Microphone
2 Microphone clip
2 Install the microphone clip on the sun
visor.
With the sun visor up, install the microphone
clip. (Lowering the sun visor reduces the voice
recognition rate.)
1
2
1 Microphone clip
2 Clamp
Use separately sold clamps to secure the
lead where necessary inside the vehicle.
When installing the microphone
on the steering column
1 Install the microphone on the micro-
phone clip.
2
4
3
1
1 Microphone
2 Microphone base
3 Microphone clip
4 Fit the microphone lead into the groove.
# Microphone can be installed without using mi-
crophone clip. In this case, detach the microphone
base from the microphone clip. To detach the micro-
phone base from the microphone clip, slide the mi-
crophone base.
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2 Install the microphone clip on the steer-
ing column.
2
1
3
1 Double-sided tape
2 Install the microphone clip on the rear side of
the steering column.
3 Clamp
Use separately sold clamps to secure the
lead where necessary inside the vehicle.
Adjusting the microphone angle
The microphone angle can be adjusted.
Troubleshooting
Symptom Cause Action
The display
automatically
returns to the
ordinary dis-
play.
You did not per-
form any opera-
tion within
about 30 sec-
onds.
Perform operation
again.
The repeat
play range
changes un-
expectedly.
Depending on
the repeat play
range, the se-
lected range
may change
when another
folder or track is
being selected
or during fast
forwarding/re-
versing.
Select the repeat
play range again.
A subfolder is
not played
back.
Subfolders can-
not be played
when FLD (fold-
er repeat) is se-
lected.
Select another re-
peat play range.
NO XXXX ap-
pears when a
display is
changed (NO
TITLE, for ex-
ample).
There is no em-
bedded text in-
formation.
Switch the display
or play another
track/file.
The unit is
malfunction-
ing.
There is inter-
ference.
You are using a
device, such as
a cellular
phone, that
transmits elec-
tric waves near
the unit.
Move electrical
devices that may
be causing the in-
terference away
from the unit.
Symptom Cause Action
The sound
from the
Bluetooth
audio source
is not played
back.
There is a call in
progress on a
Bluetooth con-
nected cellular
phone.
The sound will be
played back when
the call is termi-
nated.
A Bluetooth
connected cel-
lular phone is
currently being
operated.
Do not operate
the cellular phone
at this time.
A call was
made with a
Bluetooth con-
nected cellular
phone and then
immediately ter-
minated. As a
result, commu-
nication be-
tween this unit
and the cellular
phone was not
terminated
properly.
Reconnect the
Bluetooth con-
nection between
this unit and the
cellular phone.
Error messages
When you contact your dealer or your nearest
Pioneer Service Center, be sure to note the error
message.
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Common
Message Cause Action
AMP ERROR Unit fails to op-
erate or speaker
connection is
incorrect; pro-
tective circuit is
activated.
Check the speak-
er connection. If
the message fails
to disappear even
after the engine is
switched off/on,
contact your deal-
er or an author-
ized Pioneer
Service Station
for assistance.
USB storage device/iPod
Message Cause Action
FORMAT
READ
Sometimes
there is a delay
between the
start of playback
and when you
start to hear any
sound.
Wait until the
message disap-
pears and you
hear sound.
NO AUDIO There are no
songs.
Transfer the audio
files to the USB
storage device
and connect.
The connected
USB storage de-
vice has secur-
ity enabled.
Follow the USB
storage device in-
structions to dis-
able the security.
SKIPPED The connected
USB storage de-
vice contains
files embedded
with Windows
Mediaä DRM 9/
10.
Play an audio file
not embedded
with Windows
Media DRM 9/10.
Message Cause Action
PROTECT All the files in
the USB storage
device are em-
bedded with
Windows Media
DRM 9/10.
Transfer audio
files not em-
bedded with
Windows Media
DRM 9/10 to the
USB storage de-
vice and connect.
N/A USB The USB device
connected to is
not supported
by this unit.
! Connect a USB
Mass Storage
Class compliant
device.
! Disconnect
your device and
replace it with a
compatible USB
storage device.
CHECK USB The USB con-
nector or USB
cable has short-
circuited.
Check that the
USB connector or
USB cable is not
caught in some-
thing or dam-
aged.
CHECK USB The connected
USB storage de-
vice consumes
more than maxi-
mum allowable
current.
Disconnect the
USB storage de-
vice and do not
use it. Turn the
ignition switch to
OFF, then to ACC
or ON and then
connect only
compliant USB
storage devices.
Message Cause Action
CHECK USB The iPod oper-
ates correctly
but does not
charge.
Make sure the
connection cable
for the iPod has
not shorted out
(e.g., not caught
in metal objects).
After checking,
turn the ignition
switch OFF and
back ON, or dis-
connect the iPod
and reconnect.
ERROR-19 Communication
failed.
Perform one of
the following op-
erations.
–Turn the ignition
switch OFF and
back ON.
–Disconnect the
USB storage de-
vice.
–Change to a dif-
ferent source.
Then, return to
the USB source.
iPod failure. Disconnect the
cable from the
iPod. Once the
iPod’s main
menu is dis-
played, reconnect
the iPod and reset
it.
ERROR-23 USB storage de-
vice was not for-
matted with
FAT12, FAT16 or
FAT32.
USB storage de-
vice should be for-
matted with
FAT12, FAT16 or
FAT32.
Message Cause Action
ERROR-16 The iPod firm-
ware version is
old.
Update the iPod
version.
iPod failure. Disconnect the
cable from the
iPod. Once the
iPod’s main
menu is dis-
played, reconnect
the iPod and reset
it.
STOP There are no
songs in the
current list.
Select a list that
contains songs.
NOT FOUND No related
songs.
Transfer songs to
the iPod.
Bluetooth device
Message Cause Action
ERROR-10 The power failed
for the
Bluetooth mod-
ule of this unit.
Turn the ignition
switch OFF and
then to ACC or
ON.
If the error mes-
sage is still dis-
played after
performing the
above action,
please contact
your dealer or an
authorized
Pioneer Service
Station.
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Handling guidelines
USB storage device
Address any questions you have about your USB
storage device to the manufacturer of the device.
Connections via USB hub are not supported.
Do not connect anything other than a USB stor-
age device.
Firmly secure the USB storage device when driv-
ing. Do not let the USB storage device fall onto the
floor, where it may become jammed under the
brake or accelerator pedal.
Depending on the USB storage device, the follow-
ing problems may occur.
! Operations may vary.
! The storage device may not be recognized.
! Files may not be played back properly.
! The device may generate noise in the radio.
iPod
Do not leave the iPod in places with high tempera-
tures.
To ensure proper operation, connect the dock con-
nector cable from the iPod directly to this unit.
Firmly secure the iPod when driving. Do not let the
iPod fall onto the floor, where it may become
jammed under the brake or accelerator pedal.
About iPod settings
! When an iPod is connected, this unit changes
the EQ (equalizer) setting of the iPod to off in
order to optimize the acoustics. When you dis-
connect the iPod, the EQ returns to the original
setting.
! You cannot set Repeat to off on the iPod when
using this unit. Repeat is automatically
changed to All when the iPod is connected to
this unit.
Incompatible text saved on the iPod will not be dis-
played by the unit.
Compressed audio
compatibility (USB)
WMA
File extension: .wma
Bit rate: 48 kbps to 320 kbps (CBR), 48 kbps to
384 kbps (VBR)
Sampling frequency: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Windows Media Audio Professional, Lossless,
Voice/DRM Stream/Stream with video: Not com-
patible
MP3
File extension: .mp3
Bit rate: 8 kbps to 320 kbps (CBR), VBR
Sampling frequency: 8 kHz to 48 kHz (32 kHz,
44.1 kHz, 48 kHz for emphasis)
Compatible ID3 tag version: 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
(ID3 tag Version 2.x is given priority over Version
1.x.)
M3u playlist: Not compatible
MP3i (MP3 interactive), mp3 PRO: Not compatible
WAV
File extension: .wav
Quantization bits: 8 and 16 (LPCM), 4 (MS
ADPCM)
Sampling frequency: 16 kHz to 48 kHz (LPCM),
22.05 kHz and 44.1 kHz (MS ADPCM)
Supplemental information
Only the first 32 characters can be displayed as a
file name (including the file extension) or a folder
name.
Russian text to be displayed on this unit should be
encoded in one of the following character sets:
! Unicode (UTF-8, UTF-16)
! A character set other than Unicode that is
used in a Windows environment and is set to
Russian in the multi-language setting
This unit may not operate correctly depending on
the application used to encode WMA files.
There may be a slight delay at the start of playback
of audio files embedded with image data or audio
files stored on a USB storage device that has nu-
merous folder hierarchies.
USB storage device
Playable folder hierarchy: up to eight tiers (A prac-
tical hierarchy is less than two tiers.)
Playable folders: up to 500
Playable files: up to 15 000
Playback of copyright-protected files: Not compati-
ble
Partitioned USB storage device: Only the first par-
tition can be played.
There may be a slight delay when starting play-
back of audio files on a USB storage device with
numerous folder hierarchies.
CAUTION
! Pioneer cannot guarantee compatibility with
all USB mass storage devices and assumes
no responsibility for any loss of data on
media players, smart phones, or other devi-
ces while using this product.
! Do not leave a USB storage device in any
place that is subject to high temperatures.
iPod compatibility
This unit supports only the following iPod mod-
els. Supported iPod software versions are shown
below. Older versions may not be supported.
Made for
! iPod touch 4th generation (software version
5.1.1)
! iPod touch 3rd generation (software version
5.1.1)
! iPod touch 2nd generation (software version
4.2.1)
! iPod touch 1st generation (software version
3.1.3)
! iPod classic 160GB (software version 2.0.4)
! iPod classic 120GB (software version 2.0.1)
! iPod classic (software version 1.1.2)
! iPod with video (software version 1.3.0)
! iPod nano 6th generation (software version
1.2)
! iPod nano 5th generation (software version
1.0.2)
! iPod nano 4th generation (software version
1.0.4)
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! iPod nano 3rd generation (software version
1.1.3)
! iPod nano 2nd generation (software version
1.1.3)
! iPod nano 1st generation (software version
1.3.1)
! iPhone 4S (software version 5.1.1)
! iPhone 4 (software version 5.1.1)
! iPhone 3GS (software version 5.1.1)
! iPhone 3G (software version 4.2.1)
! iPhone (software version 3.1.2)
Depending on the generation or version of the
iPod, some functions may not be available.
Operations may vary depending on the software
version of iPod.
When using an iPod, an iPod Dock Connector to
USB Cable is required.
A Pioneer CD-IU51 interface cable is also avail-
able. For details, consult your dealer.
About the file/format compatibility, refer to the
iPod manuals.
Audiobook, Podcast: Compatible
CAUTION
Pioneer accepts no responsibility for data lost
on the iPod, even if that data is lost while this
unit is used.
Sequence of audio files
The user cannot assign folder numbers and
specify playback sequences with this unit.
Example of a hierarchy






Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
01
02
03
04
05
: Folder
: Compressed
audio file
01 to 05: Folder
number
1 to 6: Playback
sequence
USB storage device
Playback sequence is the same as recorded se-
quence in the USB storage device.
To specify the playback sequence, the following
method is recommended.
1 Create a file name that includes numbers
that specify the playback sequence (e.g.,
001xxx.mp3 and 099yyy.mp3).
2 Put those files into a folder.
3 Save the folder containing files on the USB
storage device.
However, depending on the system environment,
you may not be able to specify the playback se-
quence.
For USB portable audio players, the sequence is
different and depends on the player.
Russian character chart
D: C D: C D: C D: C D: C
: А : Б : В : Г : Д
: Е, Ё : Ж : З : И, Й : К
: Л : М : Н : О : П
: Р : С : Т : У : Ф
D: C D: C D: C D: C D: C
: Х : Ц : Ч
: Ш,
Щ
: Ъ
: Ы : Ь : Э : Ю : Я
D: Display C: Character
Bluetooth profiles
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
devices must be able to interpret certain pro-
files. This unit is compatible with the following
profiles.
! GAP (Generic Access Profile)
! OPP (Object Push Profile)
! HFP (Hands Free Profile) 1.5
! HSP (Head Set Profile)
! PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
! A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
! AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
1.3
Copyright and trademark
Bluetooth
The Bluetoothâ
word mark and logos are regis-
tered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
and any use of such marks by PIONEER
CORPORATION is under license. Other trade-
marks and trade names are those of their re-
spective owners.
iTunes
Apple and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
MP3
Supply of this product only conveys a license for
private, non-commercial use and does not con-
vey a license nor imply any right to use this prod-
uct in any commercial (i.e. revenue-generating)
real time broadcasting (terrestrial, satellite,
cable and/or any other media), broadcasting/
streaming via internet, intranets and/or other
networks or in other electronic content distribu-
tion systems, such as pay-audio or audio-on-de-
mand applications. An independent license for
such use is required. For details, please visit
http://www.mp3licensing.com.
WMA
Windows Media is either a registered trademark
or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the
United States and/or other countries.
This product includes technology owned by
Microsoft Corporation and cannot be used or
distributed without a license from Microsoft
Licensing, Inc.
iPod & iPhone
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and iPod
touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in
the U.S. and other countries.
“Made for iPod” and “Made for iPhone” mean
that an electronic accessory has been designed
to connect specifically to iPod or iPhone, respec-
tively, and has been certified by the developer to
meet Apple performance standards. Apple is
not responsible for the operation of this device
or its compliance with safety and regulatory
standards. Please note that the use of this ac-
cessory with iPod or iPhone may affect wireless
performance.
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Specifications
General
Power source ................... 14.4 V DC (10.8 V to 15.1 V al-
lowable)
Grounding system ............ Negative type
Maximum current consumption
................................... 10.0 A
Dimensions (W × H × D):
DIN
Chassis .............. 178 mm × 50 mm ×
165 mm
Nose .................. 188 mm × 58 mm ×
15 mm
D
Chassis .............. 178 mm × 50 mm ×
165 mm
Nose .................. 170 mm × 46 mm ×
15 mm
Weight ............................. 0.7 kg
Audio
Maximum power output ... 50 W × 4
70 W × 1/2 W (for subwoofer)
Continuous power output
................................... 22 W × 4 (50 Hz to 15 000 Hz,
5 % THD, 4 W load, both chan-
nels driven)
Load impedance .............. 4 W (4 W to 8 W allowable)
Preout maximum output level
................................... 2.0 V
Loudness contour ............ +10 dB (100 Hz), +6.5 dB
(10 kHz) (volume: –30 dB)
Equalizer (5-Band Graphic Equalizer):
Frequency ................. 80 Hz/250 Hz/800 Hz/
2.5 kHz/8 kHz
Equalization range .... ±12 dB (2 dB step)
Subwoofer (mono):
Frequency ................. 50 Hz/63 Hz/80 Hz/100 Hz/
125 Hz/160 Hz/200 Hz
Slope ........................ –6 dB/oct, –12 dB/oct
Gain ......................... +6 dB to –24 dB
Phase ....................... Normal/Reverse
USB
USB standard specification
................................... USB 2.0 full speed
Maximum current supply
................................... 1 A
USB Class ....................... MSC (Mass Storage Class)
File system ....................... FAT12, FAT16, FAT32
MP3 decoding format ...... MPEG-1 & 2 Audio Layer 3
WMA decoding format ..... Ver. 7, 7.1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (2 ch
audio)
(Windows Media Player)
WAV signal format ........... Linear PCM & MS ADPCM
(Non-compressed)
FM tuner
Frequency range .............. 87.5 MHz to 108.0 MHz
Usable sensitivity ............. 9 dBf (0.8 µV/75 W, mono, S/N:
30 dB)
Signal-to-noise ratio ......... 72 dB (IEC-A network)
MW tuner
Frequency range .............. 531 kHz to 1 602 kHz
Usable sensitivity ............. 25 µV (S/N: 20 dB)
Signal-to-noise ratio ......... 62 dB (IEC-A network)
LW tuner
Frequency range .............. 153 kHz to 281 kHz
Usable sensitivity ............. 28 µV (S/N: 20 dB)
Signal-to-noise ratio ......... 62 dB (IEC-A network)
Bluetooth
Version ............................ Bluetooth 3.0 certified
Output power ................... +4 dBm Maximum
(Power class 2)
Note
Specifications and the design are subject to
modifications without notice.
Additional information
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English
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Italiano
65
It
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