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©2010 Sony Corporation Operating Instructions Bedienungsanleitung Mode d’emploi Istruzioni per l’uso Gebruiksaanwijzing To cancel the demonstration (DEMO) display, see page 7. Zum Deaktivieren der Demo-Anzeige (DEMO) schlagen Sie bitte auf Seite 7 nach. Pour annuler la démonstration (DEMO), reportez-vous à la page 7. Per annullare la dimostrazione (DEMO), vedere pagina 7. Om de demonstratie (DEMO) te annuleren, zie pagina 7. DE GB 4-197-990-11(1) MEX-BT2900 FR IT NL Bluetooth ® Audio System Bluetooth® Audio System
2 Warning The nameplate indicating operating voltage, etc., is located on the bottom of the chassis. Hereby, Sony Corp., declares that this MEX- BT2900 is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. For details, please access the following URL: http://www.compliance.sony.de/ The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. Be sure to install this unit in the dashboard of the car for safety. For installation and connections, see the supplied installation/ connections manual. This label is located on the bottom of the chassis. Italy: Use of the RLAN network is governed: – with respect to private use, by the Legislative Decree of 1.8.2003, no. 259 (“Code of Electronic Communications”). In particular Article 104 indicates when the prior obtainment of a general authorization is required and Art. 105 indicates when free use is permitted; – with respect to the supply to the public of the RLAN access to telecom networks and services, by the Ministerial Decree 28.5.2003, as amended, and Art. 25 (general authorization for electronic communications networks and services) of the Code of electronic communications. Norway: Use of this radio equipment is not allowed in the geographical area within a radius of 20 km from the centre of Ny-Alesund, Svalbard. Notice for customers: the following information is only applicable to equipment sold in countries applying EU Directives The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters please refer to the addresses given in separate service or guarantee documents. Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The recycling of materials will help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. Windows Media is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft Corporation. Use or distribution of such technology outside of this product is prohibited without a license from Microsoft or an authorized Microsoft subsidiary. MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
3 Warning if your car’s ignition has no ACC position Be sure to set the Auto Off function (page 23). The unit will shut off completely and automatically in the set time after the unit is turned off, which prevents battery drain. If you do not set the Auto Off function, press and hold (SOURCE/OFF) until the display disappears each time you turn the ignition off.
4 Table of Contents Getting Started Playable discs on this unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Notes on Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Resetting the unit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Canceling the DEMO mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Setting the clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Detaching the front panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Attaching the front panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Quick Guide for Bluetooth function 3 steps to Bluetooth function. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Buttons and icons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 1 Pairing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 2 Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3 Handsfree calling and Music streaming. . . 11 Location of controls and basic operations Main unit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Radio Storing and receiving stations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Storing automatically — BTM . . . . . . . . . . 14 Storing manually. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Receiving the stored stations . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Tuning automatically . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 RDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Setting AF and TA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Selecting PTY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Setting CT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 CD Display items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Repeat and shuffle play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Bluetooth (Handsfree calling and Music streaming) Bluetooth operations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Pairing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 About Bluetooth icons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 To switch the Bluetooth signal output of this unit to on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Connecting a cellular phone. . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Connecting an audio device . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Handsfree calling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Receiving calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Making calls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Operations during a call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Call transfer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Preset dial. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Voice dial activation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 SMS indicator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Music streaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Listening to music from an audio device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Operating an audio device with this unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Initializing Bluetooth Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Sound Settings and Setup Menu Changing the sound settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Adjusting the sound characteristics . . . . . . 22 Customizing the equalizer curve — EQ3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Adjusting setup items — SET . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Using optional equipment. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Auxiliary audio equipment. . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 RM-X114 Card Remote Commander . . . . 24 Additional Information Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Notes on discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Playback order of MP3/WMA files . . . . . . 25 About MP3 files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 About WMA files. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 About Bluetooth function. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Removing the unit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Error displays/Messages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
5 Support site If you have any questions or for the latest support information on this product, please visit the web site below: http://support.sony-europe.com/ Provides information on: • Models and manufacturers of compatible cellular phones and the FAQ about Bluetooth function
6 Getting Started Playable discs on this unit This unit can play CD-DA (also containing CD TEXT) and CD-R/CD-RW (MP3/WMA files (page 25)). Notes on Bluetooth Caution IN NO EVENT SHALL SONY BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT OR ANY ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, DOWNTIME, AND PURCHASER’S TIME RELATED TO OR ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT, ITS HARDWARE AND/OR ITS SOFTWARE. IMPORTANT NOTICE! Safe and efficient use Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by Sony may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Please check for exceptions, due to national requirement or limitations, in usage of Bluetooth equipment before using this product. Driving Check the laws and regulations on the use of cellular phones and handsfree equipment in the areas where you drive. Always give full attention to driving and pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions so require. Connecting to other devices When connecting to any other device, please read its user guide for detailed safety instructions. Radio frequency exposure RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in cars, such as electronic fuel injection systems, electronic antiskid (antilock) braking systems, electronic speed control systems or air bag systems. For installation or service of this device, please consult with the manufacturer or its representative of your car. Faulty installation or service may be dangerous and may invalidate any warranty that may apply to this device. Consult with the manufacturer of your car to ensure that the use of your cellular phone in the car will not affect its electronic system. Check regularly that all wireless device equipment in your car is mounted and operating properly. Emergency calls This Bluetooth car handsfree and the electronic device connected to the handsfree operate using radio signals, cellular, and landline networks as well as user-programmed function, which cannot guarantee connection under all conditions. Therefore do not rely solely upon any electronic device for essential communications (such as medical emergencies). Remember, in order to make or receive calls, the handsfree and the electronic device connected to the handsfree must be switched on in a service area with adequate cellular signal strength. Emergency calls may not be possible on all cellular phone networks or when certain network services and/or phone features are in use. Check with your local service provider. Resetting the unit Before operating the unit for the first time, or after replacing the car battery or changing the connections, you must reset the unit. Detach the front panel (page 7) and press the RESET button (page 12) with a pointed object, such as a ball-point pen. Note Pressing the RESET button will erase the clock setting and some stored contents. Type of discs Label on the disc CD-DA MP3 WMA
7 Canceling the DEMO mode You can cancel the demonstration display which appears during turning off. 1 Press and hold the select button. The setup display appears. 2 Rotate the control dial until “DEMO” appears, then press it. 3 Rotate the control dial to select “DEMO-OFF,” then press it. The setting is complete. 4 Press (BACK). The display returns to normal reception/play mode. Setting the clock The clock uses a 24-hour digital indication. 1 Press and hold the select button. The setup display appears. 2 Rotate the control dial until “CLOCK- ADJ” appears, then press it. The hour indication flashes. 3 Rotate the control dial to set the hour and minute. To move the digital indication, press (SEEK) –/+. 4 After setting the minute, press the select button. The setup is complete and the clock starts. To display the clock, press (DSPL). Press (DSPL) again to return to the previous display. Tip You can set the clock automatically with the RDS feature (page 15). Detaching the front panel You can detach the front panel of this unit to prevent theft. Caution alarm If you turn the ignition switch to the OFF position without detaching the front panel, the caution alarm will sound for a few seconds. The alarm will only sound if the built-in amplifier is used. 1 Press and hold (SOURCE/OFF). The unit is turned off. 2 Press , then pull it off towards you. Notes • Do not drop or put excessive pressure on the front panel and display window. • Do not subject the front panel to heat/high temperature or moisture. Avoid leaving it in a parked car or on a dashboard/rear tray. Attaching the front panel Engage part A of the front panel with part B of the unit, as illustrated, and push the left side into position until it clicks. Note Do not put anything on the inner surface of the front panel. B A
8 Quick Guide for Bluetooth function For full details on operation, see “Bluetooth (Handsfree calling and Music streaming)” (page 16) and the Bluetooth device operating instructions. 3 steps to Bluetooth function 1 Pairing First, register (pair) Bluetooth device (cellular phone, etc.) with this unit. Pairing is no longer required after the first time. 2 Connection After pairing is made, connect this unit and the Bluetooth device. Depending on the device, connection is automatically made along with the pairing. 3 Handsfree calling and Music streaming You can make/receive a handsfree call, or listen to audio through this unit. Support site http://support.sony-europe.com/
9 Buttons and icons Icon status descriptions Lit Bluetooth signal on. Flashing Pairing standby mode. None Bluetooth signal off. Lit Connected to a cellular phone. Flashing Connection in progress. None No cellular phone connected for handsfree calling. Lit Connected to a device. Flashing Connection in progress. None No device connected for music streaming. Lit Some unread SMS messages exist. Flashing A new SMS message has been received. None No unread SMS messages exist. Icons
10 1 Pairing 2 Connection Note You can connect from this unit to a Bluetooth device (page 17). If you cannot connect from this unit to the Bluetooth device, start pairing again. Operated equipment Operation 1 Press and hold (BT). 2 Search for this unit. 3 4 If passkey input is required on the display of the device to be connected, input “0000.” 5 Follow the display directions. 6 Operated equipment Operation 1 Press (BT). 2 Connect to this unit using a cellular phone. Connect to this unit using an audio device. t XXXXXXX DR-BT30Q Sony Automotive Select “Sony Automotive.” (Pairing successful) t t t
11 3 Handsfree calling and Music streaming Handsfree calling Music streaming * Operation may differ depending on the audio device. To Operation Receive a call/end a call Press . Reject a call Press and hold (SOURCE/OFF) for 1 second. Redial 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 2 Press and hold . Transfer a call Press (MODE). To Operation Listen 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT AUDIO” appears. 2 Start playback on the audio device. Play/pause (AVRCP)* Press (6) (PAUSE). Skip tracks (AVRCP)* Press ./>. t t
12 Location of controls and basic operations Main unit Front panel removed This section contains instructions on the location of controls and basic operations. For details, see the respective pages. A SEEK +/– buttons Radio: To tune in stations automatically (press); find a station manually (press and hold). CD: To skip tracks (press); skip tracks continuously (press, then press again within about 1 second and hold); fast-forward/ reverse a track (press and hold). Bluetooth audio device*1 : To skip tracks (press); fast-forward/reverse a track (press and hold). B CALL button page 19 Bluetooth phone*2: To list the phonebook (press); list the call history (press and hold). Radio/CD/AUX/Bluetooth audio: To change the source to Bluetooth phone. C SOURCE/OFF button Press to turn on the power/change the source (Radio/CD/AUX/Bluetooth audio/Bluetooth phone). Press for 1 second to turn off the power. Press for more than 2 seconds to turn off the power and the display disappears. D Control dial/select / (handsfree) button page 18, 19, 22 To adjust volume (rotate); select setup items (press and rotate); receive/end a call (press). E Disc slot Insert the disc (label side up), playback starts. F Display window G AUX input jack page 23 To connect a portable audio device. H Z (eject) button To eject the disc. I (front panel release) button page 7 J (BACK)/MODE button page 9, 14, 19, 20 Press to return to the previous display/select the radio band (FM/MW/LW). K BT (BLUETOOTH) button page 9, 16, 17 For Bluetooth signal on/off (press), pairing (press and hold). RESET qj qh
13 L AF (Alternative Frequencies)/ TA (Traffic Announcement)/ PTY (Program Type) button page 15 To set AF and TA (press); select PTY (press and hold) in RDS. M Number buttons Radio: To receive stored stations (press); store stations (press and hold). CD: (1)/(2): ALBUM –/+ (during MP3/WMA playback) To skip albums (press); skip albums continuously (press and hold). (3): REP*3 page 16 (4): SHUF page 16 (6): PAUSE To pause playback. To cancel, press again. Bluetooth audio device*1 : (1)/(2): ALBUM –/+ To skip albums (press); skip albums continuously (press and hold). (3): REP page 21 (4): SHUF page 21 (6): PAUSE To pause playback. To cancel, press again. Bluetooth phone: To receive stored dials (press); store preset dials (press and hold). (5): MIC (during a call) page 19, 20 To set the MIC Gain (press); to select Echo Canceller/Noise Canceller mode (press and hold). N DSPL (display)/SCRL (scroll) button page 14, 16, 18 To change display items (press); scroll the display item (press and hold). O Receptor for the card remote commander P RESET button (located behind the front panel) page 6 Q Microphone page 18 Note Do not cover the microphone, the handsfree function may not work properly. *1 When a Bluetooth audio device (supports AVRCP of Bluetooth technology) is connected. Depending on the device, certain operations may not be available. *2 When a cellular phone (supports PBAP of Bluetooth technology) is connected. *3 This button has a tactile dot.
14 Radio Storing and receiving stations Caution When tuning in stations while driving, use Best Tuning Memory (BTM) to prevent an accident. Storing automatically — BTM 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “TUNER” appears. To change the band, press (MODE) repeatedly. You can select from FM1, FM2, FM3, MW or LW. 2 Press and hold the select button. The setup display appears. 3 Rotate the control dial until “BTM” appears, then press it. The unit stores stations in order of frequency on the number buttons. A beep sounds when the setting is stored. Storing manually 1 While receiving the station that you want to store, press and hold a number button ((1) to (6)) until “MEM” appears. Note If you try to store another station on the same number button, the previously stored station will be replaced. Tip When a RDS station is stored, the AF/TA setting is also stored (page 15). Receiving the stored stations 1 Select the band, then press a number button ((1) to (6)). Tuning automatically 1 Select the band, then press (SEEK) +/– to search for the station. Scanning stops when the unit receives a station. Repeat this procedure until the desired station is received. Tip If you know the frequency of the station you want to listen to, press and hold (SEEK) +/– to locate the approximate frequency, then press (SEEK) +/– repeatedly to fine adjust to the desired frequency (manual tuning). RDS Overview FM stations with Radio Data System (RDS) service send inaudible digital information along with the regular radio program signal. Display items A TA/TP*1 B Radio band, Function C Frequency*2 (Program service name), Preset number, Clock, RDS data *1 “TA” flashes during traffic information. “TP” lights up while such a station is received. *2 While receiving the RDS station, “ *” is displayed on the left of the frequency indication. To change display items C, press (DSPL/SCRL). RDS services This unit automatically provides RDS services as follows: Notes • Depending on the country/region, not all RDS functions may be available. • RDS will not work if the signal strength is too weak, or if the station you are tuned to is not transmitting RDS data. AF (Alternative Frequencies) Selects and retunes the station with the strongest signal in a network. By using this function, you can continuously listen to the same program during a long-distance drive without having to retune the same station manually. TA (Traffic Announcement)/TP (Traffic Program) Provides current traffic information/programs. Any information/program received, will interrupt the currently selected source. PTY (Program Types) Displays the currently received program type. Also searches your selected program type. CT (Clock Time) The CT data from the RDS transmission sets the clock.
15 Setting AF and TA 1 Press (AF/TA) repeatedly until the desired setting appears. Storing RDS stations with the AF and TA setting You can preset RDS stations along with the AF/ TA setting. If you use the BTM function, only RDS stations are stored with the same AF/TA setting. If you preset manually, you can preset both RDS and non-RDS stations with the AF/TA setting for each. 1 Set AF/TA, then store the station with BTM or manually. Receiving emergency announcements With AF or TA on, the emergency announcements will automatically interrupt the currently selected source. Tip If you adjust the volume level during a traffic announcement, that level will be stored into memory for subsequent traffic announcements, independently from the regular volume level. Staying with one regional program — REGIONAL When the AF function is on: this unit’s factory setting restricts reception to a specific region, so you will not be switched to another regional station with a stronger frequency. If you leave this regional program’s reception area, set “REG-OFF” in setup during FM reception (page 23). Note This function does not work in the UK and in some other areas. Local Link function (UK only) This function enables you to select other local stations in the area, even if they are not stored on your number buttons. 1 During FM reception, press a number button ((1) to (6)) on which a local station is stored. 2 Within 5 seconds, press again a number button of the local station. Repeat this procedure until the local station is received. Selecting PTY 1 Press and hold (AF/TA) (PTY) during FM reception. The current program type name appears if the station is transmitting PTY data. 2 Rotate the control dial until the desired program type appears, then press it. The unit starts to search for a station broadcasting the selected program type. Type of programs Note You cannot use this function in countries/regions where no PTY data is available. Setting CT 1 Set “CT-ON” in setup (page 22). Notes • The CT function may not work even though an RDS station is being received. • There might be a difference between the time set by the CT function and the actual time. Select To AF-ON activate AF and deactivate TA. TA-ON activate TA and deactivate AF. AF/TA-ON activate both AF and TA. AF/TA-OFF deactivate both AF and TA. NEWS (News), AFFAIRS (Current Affairs), INFO (Information), SPORT (Sports), EDUCATE (Education), DRAMA (Drama), CULTURE (Culture), SCIENCE (Science), VARIED (Varied), POP M (Pop Music), ROCK M (Rock Music), EASY M (M.O.R. Music), LIGHT M (Light classical), CLASSICS (Serious classical), OTHER M (Other Music), WEATHER (Weather), FINANCE (Finance), CHILDREN (Children’s program), SOCIAL A (Social Affairs), RELIGION (Religion), PHONE IN (Phone In), TRAVEL (Travel), LEISURE (Leisure), JAZZ (Jazz Music), COUNTRY (Country Music), NATION M (National Music), OLDIES (Oldies Music), FOLK M (Folk Music), DOCUMENT (Documentary)
16 CD Display items A Source B Track name*1, Disc/artist name*1, Artist name*1, Album number*2, Album name*1, Track number/Elapsed playing time, Clock *1 The information of a CD TEXT, MP3/WMA is displayed. *2 Album number is displayed only when the album is changed. To change display items B, press (DSPL/SCRL). Tip Displayed items may differ depending on the disc type, recording format and settings. For details on MP3/ WMA, see page 25. Repeat and shuffle play 1 During playback, press (3) (REP) or (4) (SHUF) repeatedly until the desired setting appears. * When an MP3/WMA is played. To return to normal play mode, select “ OFF” or “SHUF OFF.” Bluetooth (Handsfree calling and Music streaming) Bluetooth operations To use the Bluetooth function, the following procedure is necessary. 1 Pairing When connecting Bluetooth devices for the first time, mutual registration is required. This is called “pairing.” Registration is required only for the first time, as this unit and the other devices will recognize each other automatically thereafter. You can pair up to 9 devices. (Depending on the device, you may need to input a passkey for each connection.) 2 Connection To use the device after pairing is made, start the connection. Sometimes pairing allows for connection automatically. 3 Handsfree calling and Music streaming You can talk handsfree and listen to music when the connection is made. Pairing First, register (pair) a Bluetooth device (cellular phone, etc.) with this unit. You can pair up to 9 devices. Once pairing is established, there is no need for pairing again. 1 Place the Bluetooth device within 1 m (3 ft) of this unit. 2 Press and hold (BT) until “ ” flashes (more than 2 seconds). The unit enters pairing standby mode. Select To play TRACK track repeatedly. ALBUM* album repeatedly. SHUF ALBUM* album in random order. SHUF DISC disc in random order. Support site http://support.sony-europe.com/ flashing
17 3 Set the Bluetooth device to search for this unit. A list of detected devices appears in the display of the device to be connected. This unit is displayed as “Sony Automotive” on the device to be connected. 4 If Passkey* input is required on the display of the device to be connected, input “0000.” This unit and the Bluetooth device memorize each other’s information, and when pairing is made, the unit is ready for connection to the device. If the device supports Bluetooth version 2.1, passkey input is not required. “ ” flashes and then stays lit after pairing is complete. 5 Set the Bluetooth device to connect to this unit. “ ” or “ ” appears when the connection is made. * Passkey may be called “passcode,” “PIN code,” “PIN number” or “Password,” etc., depending on the device. Notes • While connecting to a Bluetooth device, this unit cannot be detected from another device. To enable detection, enter the pairing mode and search for this unit from another device. • It may take time to search or connect. • Depending on the device, the confirmation display of the connection appears before inputting the passkey. • The time limit for inputting the passkey differs depending on the device. • This unit cannot be connected to a device that supports only HSP (Head Set Profile). About Bluetooth icons The following icons are used by this unit. * Turns off without handsfree connection. Differs in the case of a cellular phone. Connection If pairing has already been achieved, start operation from here. To switch the Bluetooth signal output of this unit to on To use the Bluetooth function, switch the Bluetooth signal output of this unit to on. 1 Press (BT). Bluetooth signal is activated. XXXXXXX DR-BT30Q Sony Automotive XXXX Input passkey. “0000” Lit: Flashing: None: Bluetooth signal is on. Pairing is in standby mode. Bluetooth signal is off. Lit: Flashing: None: Connected to a cellular phone. Connection is in progress. No cellular phone is connected for handsfree calling. Lit: Flashing: None: Connected to a device. Connection is in progress. No device is connected for music streaming. Lit: Flashing: None: Some unread SMS messages exist. A new SMS message has been received. No unread SMS messages exist. Signal strength status of connected cellular phone.* Remaining battery status of connected cellular phone.*
18 Connecting a cellular phone 1 Be sure that both this unit and the cellular phone are switched to Bluetooth signal on. 2 Connect to this unit using the cellular phone. “ ”appears when the connection is made. If you select the Bluetooth Phone source after the connection is made, the network name and the connected cellular phone name appear in the display. To change display items, press (DSPL). Connecting the last-connected cellular phone from this unit 1 Be sure the cellular phone is switched to Bluetooth signal on. 2 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 3 Press (handsfree). “ ” flashes while the connection is being made. “ ” stays lit when the connection is made. Notes • Some cellular phones require permission to access their phonebook data during handsfree connection to this unit. Obtain permission via the cellular phone. • While streaming Bluetooth audio, you cannot connect from this unit to the cellular phone. Connect from the cellular phone to this unit instead. A connecting noise may be heard over playback sound. Tips • With Bluetooth signal on: when the ignition is turned to on, this unit reconnects automatically to the last- connected cellular phone. But automatic connection also depends on the cellular phone’s specification. If automatic connection is not made, connect manually. • You can also select the Bluetooth Phone source by press (CALL). Connecting an audio device 1 Be sure that both this unit and the audio device are switched to Bluetooth signal on. 2 Connect to this unit using the audio device. “ ” appears when the connection is made. Connecting the last-connected audio device from this unit 1 Be sure the audio device is switched to Bluetooth signal on. 2 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT AUDIO” appears. 3 Press (6). “ ” flashes while the connection is being made. “ ” stays lit when the connection is made. Handsfree calling Once the unit is connected to the cellular phone, you can make/receive handsfree calls by operating this unit. Receiving calls When receiving a call, a ringtone is output from your car speakers. The name or the phone number appear in the display. 1 Press (handsfree) when a call is received with a ringtone. The phone call starts. Notes • Depending on the cellular phone, caller name may appear. • The built-in microphone of this unit is located on the rear of the front panel (page 12). Do not cover the microphone with tape, etc. Auto Answer setting You can select an auto answer setting from “OFF,” “1 (about 3 seconds)” or “2 (about 10 seconds)” (page 23). Ringtone setting You can switch the ringtone from “1 (this unit)” or “2 (cellular phone)” (page 23). * Depending on the cellular phone, this unit’s ringtone may be output even if set to “2 (cellular phone).”
19 To reject a call Press and hold (SOURCE/OFF) for 1 second. To end a call Press (handsfree) again. Note Even if the call is ended, the Bluetooth connection is not canceled. Tip You can also end a call by pressing (SOURCE/OFF) on this unit for 1 second. Making calls Calling from the phonebook When connecting to a cellular phone supporting PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile), you can access the Phonebook, and make a call. 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 2 Press (CALL). The phonebook appears. 3 Rotate the control dial to select an initial from the initial list, then press it. 4 Rotate the control dial to select a name from the name list, then press it. 5 Rotate the control dial to select a number from the number list, then press it. The phone call starts. Notes • The phonebook may not be displayed correctly when cellular phone’s phonebook is deleted. • Depending on the cellular phone, displayed contacts on the unit may differ from the phonebook of the cellular phone. Note on phonebook data Prior to disposal or changing ownership of your car with this unit still installed, be sure to press the RESET button to erase all the phonebook data in this unit to prevent possible unauthorized access. Disconnecting the power supply lead will also erase all the phonebook data. Calling from the call history 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 2 Press and hold (CALL). A list of the call history appears. 3 Rotate the control dial to select a name and phone number from the call history, then press it. The phone call starts. Notes • You can call from the call history (up to 20). • The call history may not change even if cellular phone’s call history is deleted. Calling by phone number input 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 2 Press and hold (MODE). 3 Rotate the control dial to select the phone number, and lastly select “ ” (space). 4 Press (handsfree). The phone call starts. Note “_” appears instead of “#” on the display. Calling by preset number You can store up to 6 contacts in the preset dial. For details on how to store, see “Preset dial” (page 20). 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 2 Press a number button ((1) to (6)) to select the contact you want to call. 3 Press (handsfree). The phone call starts. Calling by redial 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 2 Press and hold (handsfree). The phone call starts. Operations during a call Presetting the volume of the ringtone and talker’s voice You can preset the volume level of the ringtone and talker’s voice. To adjust the ringtone volume: Rotate the control dial while receiving a call. Ringtone volume can be adjusted. To adjust the talker’s voice volume: Rotate the control dial during a call. The talker’s voice volume can be adjusted. Note If the Bluetooth Phone source is selected, rotating the control dial will only adjust the talker’s volume. Mic Gain adjustment You can adjust the volume for other party. Press (5) to adjust the volume levels (“MIC-LOW,” “MIC-MID,” “MIC-HI”). Note Configurable during a call. continue to next page t
20 EC/NC Mode (Echo Canceller/Noise Canceller Mode) You can reduce echo and noise. Press and hold (5)/ to select to “EC/NC-1” or “EC/NC-2.” Note Configurable during a call. Call transfer In order to activate/deactivate the appropriate device (this unit/cellular phone), check the following. 1 Press (MODE) or use your cellular phone. For details on cellular phone operation, refer to your cellular phone manual. Note Depending on the cellular phone, handsfree connection may be cut off when call transfer is attempted. Preset dial Contacts (up to 6) in the phonebook of a cellular phone can be stored in the preset dial. 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 2 Press and hold a number button ((1) to (6)) to select the preset number to store. “P (preset number) WAITING” appears. 3 Send the phonebook data by operating the cellular phone. The contact is stored in the selected preset number. Voice dial activation You can activate voice dialing with a cellular phone connected to this unit by saying the voice tag stored on the cellular phone, then make a call. 1 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT PHONE” appears. 2 Press (handsfree). “VOICE DIAL” appears. 3 Say the voice tag stored on the cellular phone. Your voice is recognized, and the call is made. Notes • Check that the unit and cellular phone are connected beforehand. • Store a voice tag on your cellular phone beforehand. • If you activate voice dialing with a cellular phone connected to this unit, this function may not always work in some cases. • Noises such as the engine running may interfere with sound recognition. In order to improve recognition, operate under conditions where noise is minimized. • Voice dialing may not work in some situations, depending on the effectiveness of the cellular phone’s recognition function. For details, see the support site (page 16). Tips • Speak in the same way as you did when you stored the voice tag. • Store a voice tag while seated in the car, via this unit with “BT PHONE” source selected. SMS indicator While connecting a cellular phone to this unit, the SMS indicator informs you of any incoming or unread SMS messages. If you receive a new SMS message, the SMS indicator flashes. If there are any unread SMS messages, the SMS indicator stays lit. Note Function of the SMS indicator may depend on the cellular phone. Music streaming Listening to music from an audio device You can listen to music of an audio device on this unit if the audio device supports A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) of Bluetooth technology. 1 Turn down the volume on this unit. 2 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “BT AUDIO” appears. 3 Operate the audio device to start playback. 4 Adjust the volume on this unit. Adjusting the volume level The volume level is adjustable for any difference between the unit and the Bluetooth audio device.
21 1 Start playback of the Bluetooth audio device at a moderate volume. 2 Set your usual listening volume on the unit. 3 Press the select button. 4 Press the select button repeatedly until “BTA” appears, and rotate the control dial to adjust the input level (“+18dB” – “0dB” – “– 8dB”). Operating an audio device with this unit You can perform the following operations on this unit if the audio device supports AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile) of Bluetooth technology. (The operation differs depending on the audio device.) *1 Press repeatedly until the desired setting appears. *2 Depending on the device, it may be necessary to press twice. Operations other than the above should be performed on the audio device. Notes • Depending on the audio device, its information, such as title, track number/time, playback status, etc., may not be displayed on this unit. The information is displayed during Bluetooth Audio playback only. • Even if the source is changed on this unit, playback of the audio device does not stop. Tip You can connect a cellular phone that supports A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) as an audio device and listen to music. Initializing Bluetooth Settings You can initialize all the Bluetooth-related settings from this unit. This setting appears when turned off. 1 Press and hold (SOURCE/OFF) for 1 second to turn off the power. 2 Press and hold the select button. The menu list appears. 3 Rotate the control dial to select “BT INIT,” then press it. The confirmation appears. 4 Rotate the control dial to select “INIT- YES,” then press it. “INITIAL” flashes while initializing the Bluetooth settings. “COMPLETE” appears when initializing has finished. Note When disposing of this unit, preset numbers should be deleted with “BT INIT.” To Press Repeat play (3) (REP)*1 Shuffle play (4) (SHUF)*1 Skip albums (1)/(2) (ALBUM –/+) [press once for each album] Play (6) (PAUSE)*2 on this unit. Pause (6) (PAUSE)*2 on this unit. Skip tracks SEEK –/+ (./>) [press once for each track] Reverse/ Fast-forward SEEK –/+ (./>) [hold to desired point]
22 Sound Settings and Setup Menu Changing the sound settings Adjusting the sound characteristics 1 During reception/playback, press the select button. 2 Press the select button repeatedly until the desired item appears. 3 Rotate the control dial to adjust the selected item. The setting is complete. 4 Press (BACK). The display returns to normal reception/play mode. The following items can be set (follow the page reference for details): Customizing the equalizer curve — EQ3 “CUSTOM” of EQ3 allows you to make your own equalizer settings. 1 Select a source, then press the select button repeatedly to select “EQ3.” 2 Rotate the control dial to select “CUSTOM.” 3 Press the select button repeatedly until “LOW,” “MID” or “HI” appears. 4 Rotate the control dial to adjust the selected item. The volume level is adjustable in 1 dB steps, from –10 dB to +10 dB. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to adjust the equalizer curve. To restore the factory-set equalizer curve, press and hold the select button before the setting is complete. 5 Press (BACK). The setting is complete and the display returns to normal reception/play mode. Tip Other equalizer types are also adjustable. Adjusting setup items — SET 1 Press and hold the select button. The setup display appears. 2 Rotate the control dial until the desired item appears, then press it. 3 Rotate the control dial to select the setting, then press it. * The setting is complete. 4 Press (BACK). The display returns to normal reception/play mode. * For CLOCK-ADJ and BTM settings, step 4 is not necessary. Note Displayed items will differ, depending on the source and setting. The following items can be set (follow the page reference for details): EQ3 Selects an equalizer curve from 7 music types (XPLOD, VOCAL, EDGE, CRUISE, SPACE, GRAVITY, CUSTOM or OFF). LOW*1, MID*1, HI*1 (page 22) BAL (Balance) Adjusts the sound balance between the left and right speakers. FAD (Fader) Adjusts the relative level between the front and rear speakers. SUB*2 (Subwoofer volume) Adjusts the subwoofer volume. AUX*3 (AUX level) Adjusts the volume level for each connected auxiliary equipment: “+18dB” – “0dB” – “– 8dB.” This setting negates the need to adjust the volume level between sources. BTA*4 (Bluetooth-Audio level) Adjusts the volume level for each connected Bluetooth audio device: “+18dB” – “0dB” – “– 8dB.” This setting negates the need to adjust the volume level between sources (page 20). *1 When EQ3 is activated. *2 When the audio output is set to “SUB-OUT” (page 23). “ATT” is displayed at the lowest setting, and can be adjusted up to 21 steps. *3 When AUX source is activated (page 23). *4 When Bluetooth audio source is activated (page 20). CLOCK-ADJ (Clock Adjust) (page 7) CT (Clock Time) Activates the CT function: “ON,” “OFF” (page 14, 15).
23 *1 When the unit is turned off. *2 When FM is received. *3 When the audio output is set to “SUB-OUT.” Using optional equipment Auxiliary audio equipment By connecting an optional portable audio device to the AUX input jack (stereo mini jack) on the unit and then simply selecting the source, you can listen on your car speakers. The volume level is adjustable for any difference between the unit and the portable audio device. Follow the procedure below: Connecting the portable audio device 1 Turn off the portable audio device. 2 Turn down the volume on the unit. 3 Connect to the unit. * Be sure to use a straight type plug. Adjusting the volume level Be sure to adjust the volume for each connected audio device before playback. 1 Turn down the volume on the unit. 2 Press (SOURCE/OFF) repeatedly until “AUX” appears. After that, “AUX FRONT IN” appears. 3 Start playback of the portable audio device at a moderate volume. 4 Set your usual listening volume on the unit. 5 Adjust the input level (page 22). BEEP Activates the beep sound: “ON,” “OFF.” AUX-A*1 (AUX Audio) Activates the AUX source display: “ON,” “OFF” (page 23). AUTO OFF Shuts off automatically after a desired time when the unit is turned off: “NO,” “30S (Seconds),” “30M (Minutes),” “60M (Minutes).” REAR/SUB*1 Switches the audio output: “SUB-OUT” (subwoofer), “REAR-OUT” (power amplifier). DEMO (Demonstration) Activates the demonstration: “ON,” “OFF.” DIMMER Changes the display brightness: “ON,” “OFF.” AUTO SCR (Auto Scroll) Scrolls long items automatically: “ON,” “OFF.” LOCAL (Local Seek Mode) – “ON”: to only tune into stations with stronger signals. – “OFF”: to tune normal reception. MONO*2 (Monaural Mode) Selects monaural reception mode to improve poor FM reception: “ON,” “OFF.” REGIONAL*2 Restricts reception to a specific region: “ON,” “OFF” (page 15). LPF*3 (Low Pass Filter) Selects the subwoofer cut-off frequency: “OFF,” “80Hz,” “100Hz,” “120Hz,” “140Hz,” “160Hz.” SW PHASE*3 (Subwoofer Phase) Selects the subwoofer phase: “NORM,” “REV.” HPF (High Pass Filter) Selects the front/rear speaker cut-off frequency: “OFF,” “80Hz,” “100Hz,” “120Hz,” “140Hz,” “160Hz.” LOUDNESS Reinforces bass and treble for clear sound at low volume levels: “ON,” “OFF.” BTM (page 14) AUTO ANS*1 (Auto Answer) Answers an incoming call automatically. – “OFF”: to not answer automatically until (handsfree) is pressed. – “1”: to answer automatically after 3 seconds. – “2”: to answer automatically after 10 seconds. RINGTONE*1 Uses the ringtone of this unit or the connected cellular phone: “1 (this unit),” “2 (cellular phone).” BT INIT*1 (Bluetooth Initialize) (page 21) Connecting cord* (not supplied)
24 RM-X114 Card Remote Commander The corresponding buttons on the card remote commander control the same functions as those on this unit. The following buttons on the card remote commander have also different buttons/functions from the unit. • DSPL (display) button To change display items. • SOURCE button To turn on the power; change the source (Radio/CD/AUX/Bluetooth audio/Bluetooth phone). • </, (SEEK –/+) buttons To control Radio/CD/Bluetooth audio, the same as (SEEK) –/+ on the unit. • SOUND button The same as the select button on the unit. Bluetooth phone: To enter voice dialing mode/end or receive a call (press); redial the last number (press and hold). • OFF button To turn off/stop the source/end a call. • LIST button To select PTY in RDS. • M/m (DISC*/PRESET +/–) buttons To select stored stations (Radio). To control CD, the same as (1)/(2) (ALBUM –/+) buttons on the unit. • ATT (attenuate) button To attenuate the sound. To cancel, press again. * Not available for this unit. Note If the unit is turned off and the display disappears, it cannot be operated with the card remote commander unless (SOURCE/OFF) on the unit is pressed, or a disc is inserted to activate the unit first. Additional Information Precautions • Cool off the unit beforehand if your car has been parked in direct sunlight. • Power antenna (aerial) extends automatically. Moisture condensation Should moisture condensation occur inside the unit, remove the disc and wait for about an hour for it to dry out; otherwise the unit will not operate properly. To maintain high sound quality Do not splash liquid onto the unit or discs. Notes on discs • Do not expose discs to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, nor leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight. • Before playing, wipe the discs with a cleaning cloth from the center out. Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners. • This unit is designed to play discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. DualDiscs and some of the music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies do not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, therefore, these discs may not be playable by this unit. • Discs that this unit CANNOT play – Discs with labels, stickers, or sticky tape or paper attached. Doing so may cause a malfunction, or may ruin the disc. – Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star). Attempting to do so may damage the unit. – 8 cm (3 1 /4 in) discs. Notes on CD-R/CD-RW discs • The maximum number of: (CD-R/CD-RW only) – folders (albums): 150 (including root folder) – files (tracks) and folders: 300 (may less than 300 if folder/file names contain many characters) – displayable characters for a folder/file name: 32 (Joliet)/64 (Romeo) • If the multi-session disc begins with a CD-DA session, it is recognized as a CD-DA disc, and other sessions are not played. • Discs that this unit CANNOT play – CD-R/CD-RW of poor recording quality. – CD-R/CD-RW recorded with an incompatible recording device. – CD-R/CD-RW which is finalized incorrectly. DISC – ATT OFF DSPL MODE SOURCE DISC + VOL + – PRESET + SEEK+ SEEK– PRESET – SOUND ENTER MENU LIST MODE LIST ENTER* ATT DSPL MENU* SOURCE </, (SEEK –/+) SOUND OFF VOL (+/–) M/m (DISC*/ PRESET +/–)
25 – CD-R/CD-RW other than those recorded in music CD format or MP3 format conforming to ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet/Romeo or multi-session. Playback order of MP3/WMA files About MP3 files • MP3, which stands for MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3, is a music file compression format standard. It compresses audio CD data to approximately 1/10 of its original size. • ID3 tag versions 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4 apply to MP3 only. ID3 tag is 15/30 characters (1.0 and 1.1), or 63/126 characters (2.2, 2.3 and 2.4). • When naming an MP3 file, be sure to add the file extension “.mp3” to the file name. • During playback or fast-forward/reverse of a VBR (Variable Bit Rate) MP3 file, elapsed playing time may not display accurately. Note If you play a high-bit-rate MP3, such as 320 kbps, sound may be intermittent. About WMA files • WMA, which stands for Windows Media Audio, is a music file compression format standard. It compresses audio CD data to approximately 1/22* of its original size. • WMA tag is 63 characters. • When naming a WMA file, be sure to add the file extension “.wma” to the file name. • During playback or fast-forward/reverse of a VBR (Variable Bit Rate) WMA file, elapsed playing time may not display accurately. * only for 64 kbps Note Playback of the following WMA files is not supported. – lossless compression – copyright-protected About Bluetooth function What is Bluetooth technology? • Bluetooth wireless technology is a short-range wireless technology that enables wireless data communication between digital devices, such as a cellular phone and a headset. Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a range of about 10 m (about 33 feet). Connecting two devices is common, but some devices can be connected to multiple devices at the same time. • You do not need to use a cable for connection since Bluetooth technology is a wireless technology, neither is it necessary for the devices to face one another, such is the case with infrared technology. For example, you can use such a device in a bag or pocket. • Bluetooth technology is an international standard supported by millions of companies all over the world, and employed by various companies worldwide. On Bluetooth communication • Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a range of about 10 m. Maximum communication range may vary depending on obstacles (person, metal, wall, etc.) or electromagnetic environment. • The following conditions may affect the sensitivity of Bluetooth communication. – There is an obstacle such as a person, metal, or wall between this unit and Bluetooth device. – A device using 2.4 GHz frequency, such as a wireless LAN device, cordless telephone, or microwave oven, is in use near this unit. • Because Bluetooth devices and wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g) use the same frequency, microwave interference may occur and result in communication speed deterioration, noise, or invalid connection if this unit is used near a wireless LAN device. In such as case, perform the following. – Use this unit at least 10 m away from the wireless LAN device. – If this unit is used within 10 m of a wireless LAN device, turn off the wireless LAN device. – Install this unit and Bluetooth device as near to each other as possible. • Microwaves emitting from a Bluetooth device may affect the operation of electronic medical devices. Turn off this unit and other Bluetooth devices in the following locations, as it may cause an accident. – where inflammable gas is present, in a hospital, train, airplane, or petrol station – near automatic doors or a fire alarm • This unit supports security capabilities that comply with the Bluetooth standard to provide a secure connection when the Bluetooth wireless technology is used, but security may not be enough depending on the setting. Be careful when communicating using Bluetooth wireless technology. Folder (album) MP3/WMA file (track) MP3/WMA continue to next page t
26 • We do not take any responsibility for the leakage of information during Bluetooth communication. • Connection with all Bluetooth devices cannot be guaranteed. – A device featuring Bluetooth function is required to conform to the Bluetooth standard specified by Bluetooth SIG, and be authenticated. – Even if the connected device conforms to the above mentioned Bluetooth standard, some devices may not be connected or work correctly, depending on the features or specifications of the device. – While talking on the phone hands free, noise may occur, depending on the device or communication environment. • Depending on the device to be connected, it may require some time to start communication. Others • Using the Bluetooth device may not function on cellular phones, depending on radio wave conditions and location where the equipment is being used. • If you experience discomfort after using the Bluetooth device, stop using the Bluetooth device immediately. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit that are not covered in this manual, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Maintenance Replacing the lithium battery of the card remote commander Under normal conditions, the battery will last approximately 1 year. (The service life may be shorter, depending on the conditions of use.) When the battery becomes weak, the range of the card remote commander becomes shorter. Replace the battery with a new CR2025 lithium battery. Use of any other battery may present a risk of fire or explosion. Notes on the lithium battery • Keep the lithium battery out of the reach of children. Should the battery be swallowed, immediately consult a doctor. • Wipe the battery with a dry cloth to assure a good contact. • Be sure to observe the correct polarity when installing the battery. • Do not hold the battery with metallic tweezers, otherwise a short-circuit may occur. • Do not expose the battery to excessive heat such as direct sunlight, fire or the like. Fuse replacement When replacing the fuse, be sure to use one matching the amperage rating stated on the original fuse. If the fuse blows, check the power connection and replace the fuse. If the fuse blows again after replacement, there may be an internal malfunction. In such a case, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Cleaning the connectors The unit may not function properly if the connectors between the unit and the front panel are not clean. In order to prevent this, detach the front panel (page 7) and clean the connectors with a cotton swab. Do not apply too much force. Otherwise, the connectors may be damaged. Notes • For safety, turn off the ignition before cleaning the connectors, and remove the key from the ignition switch. • Never touch the connectors directly with your fingers or with any metal device. x + side up WARNING Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge, disassemble, or dispose of in fire. Fuse (10 A) Main unit Back of the front panel
27 Removing the unit 1 Remove the protection collar. 1Detach the front panel (page 7). 2Pinch both edges of the protection collar, then pull it out. 2 Remove the unit. 1Insert both release keys simultaneously until they click. 2Pull the release keys to unseat the unit. 3Slide the unit out of the mounting. Specifications Tuner section FM Tuning range: 87.5 – 108.0 MHz Antenna (aerial) terminal: External antenna (aerial) connector Intermediate frequency: 150 kHz Usable sensitivity: 10 dBf Selectivity: 75 dB at 400 kHz Signal-to-noise ratio: 70 dB (mono) Separation: 40 dB at 1 kHz Frequency response: 20 – 15,000 Hz MW/LW Tuning range: MW: 531 – 1,602 kHz LW: 153 – 279 kHz Antenna (aerial) terminal: External antenna (aerial) connector Intermediate frequency: 25 kHz Sensitivity: MW: 26 µV, LW: 45 µV CD Player section Signal-to-noise ratio: 120 dB Frequency response: 10 – 20,000 Hz Wow and flutter: Below measurable limit Wireless Communication Communication System: Bluetooth Standard version 2.1 + EDR Output: Bluetooth Standard Power Class 2 (Max. +4 dBm) Maximum communication range: Line of sight approx. 10 m (33 ft)*1 Frequency band: 2.4 GHz band (2.4000 – 2.4835 GHz) Modulation method: FHSS Compatible Bluetooth Profiles*2 : A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) 1.2 AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile) 1.3 HFP (Handsfree Profile) 1.5 PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile) OPP (Object Push Profile) *1 The actual range will vary depending on factors such as obstacles between devices, magnetic fields around a microwave oven, static electricity, reception sensitivity, antenna’s performance, operating system, software application, etc. *2 Bluetooth standard profiles indicate the purpose of Bluetooth communication between devices. x Hook facing inwards. continue to next page t
28 Power amplifier section Output: Speaker outputs (sure seal connectors) Speaker impedance: 4 – 8 ohms Maximum power output: 52 W × 4 (at 4 ohms) General Outputs: Audio outputs terminal (rear/sub switchable) Power antenna (aerial) relay control terminal Power amplifier control terminal Inputs: Telephone ATT control terminal Remote controller input terminal Antenna (aerial) input terminal AUX input jack (stereo mini jack) Tone controls: Low: ±10 dB at 60 Hz (XPLOD) Mid: ±10 dB at 1 kHz (XPLOD) High: ±10 dB at 10 kHz (XPLOD) Power requirements: 12 V DC car battery (negative ground (earth)) Dimensions: Approx. 178 × 50 × 179 mm (7 1 /8 × 2 × 7 1 /8 in) (w/h/d) Mounting dimensions: Approx. 182 × 53 × 162 mm (7 1 /4 × 2 1 /8 × 6 1 /2 in) (w/h/d) Mass: Approx. 1.2 kg (2 lb 11 oz) Supplied accessory: Parts for installation and connections (1 set) Optional accessory/equipment: Card remote commander: RM-X114 Your dealer may not handle some of the above listed accessories. Please ask the dealer for detailed information. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Troubleshooting The following checklist will help you remedy problems you may encounter with your unit. Before going through the checklist below, check the connection and operating procedures. If the problem is not solved, visit the following support site. General No power is being supplied to the unit. • Check the connection or fuse. • If the unit is turned off and the display disappears, it cannot be operated with the remote commander. tTurn on the unit. The power antenna (aerial) does not extend. The power antenna (aerial) does not have a relay box. No sound. • The ATT function is activated, or the Telephone ATT function (when the interface cable of a car telephone is connected to the ATT lead) is activated. • The position of the fader control “FAD” is not set for a 2-speaker system. • The Bluetooth audio device is in pause. tCancel pause. No beep sound. • The beep sound is canceled (page 23). • An optional power amplifier is connected and you are not using the built-in amplifier. The contents of the memory have been erased. • The RESET button has been pressed. tStore again into the memory. • The power supply lead or battery has been disconnected or it is not connected properly. Stored stations and correct time are erased. The fuse has blown. Makes noise when the position of the ignition is switched. The leads are not matched correctly with the car’s accessory power connector. During playback or reception, demonstration mode starts. If no operation is performed for 5 minutes with “DEMO-ON” set, demonstration mode starts. tSet “DEMO-OFF” (page 23). The display disappears from/does not appear in the display window. • The dimmer is set to “DIM-ON” (page 23). • The display disappears if you press and hold (SOURCE/OFF). tPress (SOURCE/OFF) on the unit until the display appears. • The connectors are dirty (page 26). Support site http://support.sony-europe.com/
29 The Auto Off function does not operate. The unit is turned on. The Auto Off function activates after turning off the unit. tTurn off the unit. Radio reception The stations cannot be received. The sound is hampered by noises. • The connection is not correct. tConnect a power antenna (aerial) control lead (blue) or accessory power supply lead (red) to the power supply lead of a car’s antenna (aerial) booster (only when your car has built-in FM/ MW/LW antenna (aerial) in the rear/side glass). tCheck the connection of the car antenna (aerial). tIf the auto antenna (aerial) will not go up, check the connection of the power antenna (aerial) control lead. Preset tuning is not possible. • Store the correct frequency in the memory. • The broadcast signal is too weak. Automatic tuning is not possible. • Setting of the local seek mode is not correct. tTuning stops too frequently: Set “LOCAL-ON” (page 23). tTuning does not stop at a station: Set “LOCAL-OFF” (page 23). • The broadcast signal is too weak. tPerform manual tuning. During FM reception, the “ST” indication flashes. • Tune in the frequency accurately. • The broadcast signal is too weak. tSet “MONO-ON” (page 23). An FM program broadcast in stereo is heard in monaural. The unit is in monaural reception mode. tSet “MONO-OFF” (page 23). RDS The SEEK starts after a few seconds of listening. The station is non-TP or has weak signal. tDeactivate TA (page 15). No traffic announcements. • Activate TA (page 15). • The station does not broadcast any traffic announcements despite being TP. tTune in another station. PTY displays “- - - - - - - -.” • The current station is not an RDS station. • RDS data has not been received. • The station does not specify the program type. Program service name flashes. There is no alternative frequency for the current station. tPress (SEEK) +/– while the program service name is flashing. “PI SEEK” appears and the unit starts searching for another frequency with the same PI (Program Identification) data. CD playback The disc cannot be loaded. • Another disc is already loaded. • The disc has been forcibly inserted upside down or in the wrong way. The disc does not play. • Defective or dirty disc. • The CD-Rs/CD-RWs are not for audio use (page 24). MP3/WMA files cannot be played. The disc is incompatible with the MP3/WMA format and version (page 25). MP3/WMA files take longer to play than others. The following discs take a longer time to start playback. – a disc recorded with a complicated tree structure. – a disc recorded in Multi Session. – a disc to which data can be added. The display items do not scroll. • For discs with very many characters, those may not scroll. • “AUTO SCR” is set to “OFF.” tSet “A.SCRL-ON” (page 23). tPress and hold (DSPL) (SCRL). The sound skips. • Installation is not correct. tInstall the unit at an angle of less than 45° in a sturdy part of the car. • Defective or dirty disc. The operation buttons do not function. The disc will not eject. Press the RESET button (page 6). Bluetooth function The connecting device cannot detect this unit. • Before the pairing is made, set this unit to pairing standby mode. • While connected to a Bluetooth device, this unit cannot be detected from another device. Disconnect the current connection and search for this unit from another device. • When the device pairing is made, set the Bluetooth signal output to on (page 17). Connection is not possible. • Connect to this unit from a Bluetooth device or vice versa. The connection is controlled from one side (this unit or Bluetooth device), but not both. • Check the pairing and connection procedures in the manual of the other device, etc., and perform the operation again. continue to next page t
30 Error displays/Messages The name of the detected device does not appear. Depending on the status of the other device, it may not be possible to obtain the name. No ringtone. • Adjust the volume in “Ring Volume” level. • Depending on the connecting device, the ringtone may not be sent properly. tSet “RINGTONE” to “R.TONE-1” (page 18). The talker’s voice volume is low. Adjust the volume level. A call partner says that the volume is too low or high. Adjust the volume accordingly using Mic Gain adjustment (page 19). Echo or noise occurs in phone call conversations. • Lower the volume. • Set EC/NC Mode to “EC/NC-1” or “EC/NC-2” (page 20). • If the ambient noise other than the phone call sound is loud, try reducing this noise. E.g.: If a window is open and road noise, etc., is loud, shut the window. If the air conditioner is loud, lower the air conditioner. The phone is not connected. When Bluetooth audio is played, the phone is not connected even if you press (handsfree). tConnect from the phone. The phone sound quality is poor. Phone sound quality depends on reception conditions of cellular phone. tMove your car to a place where you can enhance the cellular phone’s signal if the reception is poor. The volume of the connected audio device is low (high). Volume level will differ depending on the audio device. tAdjust the volume of the connected audio device or this unit. No sound is heard from the Bluetooth audio device. The audio device is paused. tCancel pause of the audio device. The sound skips during playback of a Bluetooth audio device. • Reduce the distance between the unit and the Bluetooth audio device. • If the Bluetooth audio device is stored in a case which interrupts the signal, remove the audio device from the case while using. • Several Bluetooth devices or other devices which emit radio waves are used nearby. tTurn off the other devices. tIncrease the distance from the other devices. • The playback sound stops momentarily when the connection between this unit and the cellular phone is being made. This is not a malfunction. The connected Bluetooth audio device cannot be controlled. Check that the connected Bluetooth audio device supports AVRCP. Some functions do not work. Check if the connecting device supports the functions in question. The name of the other party does not appear when a call is received. The calling phone is not set to send the phone number. A call is answered unintentionally. • The connecting phone is set to answer a call automatically. • “AUTO ANS” of this unit is set to “A.ANS-1” or “A.ANS-2” (page 18). Pairing failed due to time out. Depending on the connecting device, the time limit for pairing may be short. Try completing the pairing within the time. Bluetooth function cannot operate. Turn off the unit by pressing (SOURCE/OFF) for more than 2 seconds, then turn the unit on again. No sound is output from the car speakers during handsfree call. If the sound is output from the cellular phone, set the cellular phone to output the sound from the car speakers. EMPTY • The call history is empty. • The phonebook is empty. • The preset dial is empty. ERROR • The disc is dirty or inserted upside down. tClean or insert the disc correctly. • A blank disc has been inserted. • The disc cannot play due to a problem. tInsert another disc. • Press Z to remove the disc. • BT Initialize failed. • Phonebook access failed. • Phonebook content was changed while accessing the cellular phone. tAccess the phonebook in the cellular phone again. • A call was made while the cellular phone was not connected. P (preset number) ERROR A call was made by preset number when no preset number exists. FAILURE The connection of speakers/amplifiers is incorrect. tSee the installation/connections manual of this model to check the connection. L. SEEK +/– The local seek mode is on during automatic tuning.
31 If these solutions do not help improve the situation, consult your nearest Sony dealer. If you take the unit to be repaired because of CD playback trouble, bring the disc that was used at the time the problem began. NO AF There is no alternative frequency for the current station. tPress (SEEK) +/– while the program service name is flashing. The unit starts searching for another frequency with the same PI (Program Identification) data (“PI SEEK” appears). NO DEV (No Device) • Bluetooth audio source is selected without a Bluetooth audio device connected. A Bluetooth audio device has been disconnected during a call. tBe sure to connect a Bluetooth audio device. • Bluetooth phone source is selected without a cellular phone connected. A cellular phone has been disconnected during a call. tBe sure to connect a cellular phone. NO INFO (No Information) Network name and cellular phone name are not received with cellular phone connected. NO MUSIC The disc does not contain a music file. tInsert a music CD in this unit. NO NAME A disc/album/artist/track name is not written in the track. NO TP The unit will continue searching for available TP stations. OFFSET There may be an internal malfunction. tCheck the connection. If the error indication remains on in the display, consult your nearest Sony dealer. READ The unit is reading all track and album information on the disc. tWait until reading is complete and playback starts automatically. Depending on the disc structure, it may take more than a minute. RESET This unit cannot be operated due to a problem. tPress the RESET button (page 6). UNKNOWN Name or phone number cannot be displayed when browsing phonebook or call history. WITHHELD Phone number is hidden by caller. “ ” or “ ” During fast-forward or reverse, you have reached the beginning or the end of the disc and you cannot go any further. “ ” The character cannot be displayed with the unit.
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