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  • Brand: Sony
  • Product: Car Radio
  • Model/name: XAV-601BT
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, Spanish, Italian

Table of Contents

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©2012 Sony Corporation
4-419-667-43(1)
XAV-741
XAV-701BT
XAV-601BT
Operating Instructions GB
AV Center
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Warning
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not
expose the unit to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the
cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified
personnel only.
CAUTION
The use of optical instruments with this product
will increase eye hazard. As the laser beam used
in this CD/DVD player is harmful to eyes, do not
attempt to disassemble the cabinet. Refer
servicing to qualified personnel only.
Disposal of Old Electrical &
Electronic Equipment
(Applicable in the European
Union and other European
countries with separate
collection systems)
Be sure to install this unit in the dashboard of
the car for safety. For installation and
connections, refer to the supplied
“Installation/Connections” guide.
About this manual
• This manual contains instructions for XAV-
741, XAV-701BT and XAV-601BT.
• XAV-601BT is the model representatively
used for illustration purposes.
• Bluetooth functions and descriptions apply
only to XAV-701BT and XAV-601BT.
This label is located on the bottom of the
chassis.
Warning if your car’s ignition has no
ACC position
Be sure to set the Auto Off function
(page 47).
The unit will turn off automatically in the set
time when no source is selected, which
prevents battery drainage.
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.
To cancel the demonstration (Demo) display,
see page 47.
Note on the lithium battery
Do not expose the battery to excessive heat such as
direct sunlight, fire or the like.
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Table of Contents
Notes on safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Notes on installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Copyrights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Notes on Bluetooth function
(XAV-701BT/601BT only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Notice on license . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Playable discs and symbols used in these
Operating Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Location and function of controls . . . . . . . . . . 10
Main unit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
XAV-741/701BT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Location and function of controls . . . . . . . . . . 11
Main unit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
XAV-601BT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
RM-X271 Remote Commander . . . . . . . . . 13
Getting Started
Resetting the unit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Performing initial settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Setting the clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Preparing the remote commander . . . . . . . . . . 15
Detaching the front panel
(XAV-601BT only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Attaching the front panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Radio
Listening to the radio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Reception controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Reception indications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Storing and receiving stations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Storing automatically — BTM . . . . . . . . . . 17
Storing manually. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Receiving stored stations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
RDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Selecting PTY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Discs
Playing discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Playback controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Playback indications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Using PBC (playback control) functions. . . . . 20
Configuring audio settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Changing the audio language/format . . . . . 21
Changing the audio channel. . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Adjusting the audio output level
— Dolby D level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Repeat and shuffle play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Direct search play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Listing up tracks/video files — List . . . . . . . . 23
Selecting a track/video file. . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Selecting a file type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
USB Music
Playing music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Playback controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Repeat and shuffle play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Selecting music files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Selecting songs from the library . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Enjoying music according to your mood
— SensMe™. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Installing “Media Go” to your
computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Transferring tracks to the USB device using
“Media Go” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Playing tracks in channels
— SensMe™ channels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Selecting an album by cover art . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
USB Video
Playing video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Playback controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Selecting video files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
USB Photo
Viewing Photos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Playback controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Selecting photo files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
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Notes on USB playback
iPod
Playing an iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Listing up tracks/video files — List. . . . . . . . .31
Selecting a track/video file . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
Selecting a file type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Selecting the play mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Repeat and shuffle play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Operating an iPod directly
— Passenger App Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Useful Functions
Searching for a track by listening to track
passages — ZAPPIN™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Controlling applications on your smartphone
— MirrorLink™. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Enjoying different sources in front and rear
— Zone × Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Changing the color of buttons
—Dynamic Color Illuminator . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Customizing the button color
— Custom Color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Using Gesture Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Handsfree Calling and Audio
Streaming — Bluetooth function
(XAV-701BT/601BT only)
Before using the Bluetooth function . . . . . . . .35
Basic procedure of the Bluetooth
function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Bluetooth status indications. . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Installing the microphone
(XAV-701BT/601BT only). . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Pairing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Searching from the Bluetooth device . . . . .36
Connecting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Handsfree calling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Making calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Receiving calls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Operations during a call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Phonebook management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Selecting phonebook data . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Browsing a phonebook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Deleting phonebook data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Call data management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Deleting call history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Preset dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Phone option menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Audio streaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Listening to a Bluetooth device via
this unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Operating a Bluetooth device with
this unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
General Settings about Bluetooth . . . . . . . . . . 41
Sound Adjustment
Selecting the sound quality — EQ7 . . . . . . . . 42
Customizing the equalizer curve
— EQ7 Tune. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Adjusting the sound characteristics. . . . . . . . . 42
Optimizing sound for the listening position
— Intelligent Time Alignment . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Calibrating the listening position
— Intelligent Time Alignment Tune . . . . . 43
Speaker configuration and volume setup . . . . 44
Creating a virtual center speaker
— CSO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Using rear speakers like subwoofers
— Rear Bass Enhancer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Adjusting the speaker volume. . . . . . . . . . . 44
Monitor Adjustment
Adjusting the monitor angle
(XAV-741/701BT only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Touch panel calibration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Adjusting the picture — Picture EQ . . . . . . . . 45
Customizing the picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Selecting the aspect ratio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Settings
Basic setting operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
General Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Sound Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Visual Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Source Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Using Optional Equipment
Auxiliary audio/video equipment . . . . . . . . . . 54
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Rear view camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Rear view camera settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Additional Information
Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Notes on LCD panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Notes on discs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Playback order of MP3/WMA/AAC/Xvid/
MPEG-4 files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
About iPod . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
About Bluetooth function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Removing the unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Troubleshooting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Error displays/messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Language code list. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
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Notes on safety
• Comply with your local traffic rules, laws and
regulations.
• While driving
– Do not watch or operate the unit, as it may lead
to distraction and cause an accident. Park your
car in a safe place to watch or operate the unit.
– Do not use the setup feature or any other
function which could divert your attention from
the road.
– When backing up your car, be sure to
look back and watch the surroundings
carefully for your safety, even if the rear
view camera is connected. Do not
depend on the rear view camera
exclusively.
• While operating
– Do not insert your hands, fingers or foreign
object into the unit, as it may cause injury or
damage to the unit.
– Keep small articles out of the reach of children.
– Be sure to fasten seatbelts to avoid injury in the
event of a sudden movement of the car.
Notes on installation
• We recommend this unit should be installed by a
qualified technician or service personnel.
– If you try to install this unit by yourself, refer to
the supplied “Installation/Connections” guide
and install the unit properly.
– Improper installation may cause battery drain or
a short circuit.
• If the unit does not work properly, check the
connections first, referring to the supplied
“Installation/Connections” guide. If everything is
in order, check the fuse.
• Protect the unit surface from damage.
– Do not expose the unit surface to chemicals,
such as insecticide, hair spray, insect repellent,
etc.
– Do not leave rubber or plastic materials in
contact with the unit for a long time. Otherwise,
the finish of the unit may be impaired, or
deformation may occur.
• When installing, be sure to fix securely.
• When installing, be sure to turn the ignition off.
Installing the unit with the ignition on may cause
battery drain or a short circuit.
• When installing, be sure not to damage any car
parts such as pipes, tubes, fuel tank or wiring by
using a drill, as it may cause a fire or an accident.
Copyrights
Manufactured under license
from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby
and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and Windows
Media and logos are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United
States and/or other countries.
This product contains technology subject to certain
intellectual property rights of Microsoft. Use or
distribution of this technology outside of this
product is prohibited without the appropriate
license(s) from Microsoft.
“DVD VIDEO,” “DVD-R,” “DVD-RW,” “DVD+R,”
and “DVD+RW” are trademarks.
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.
Preventing an accident
Pictures appear only after you park the car and set
the parking brake.
If the car starts moving during video playback,
the picture is automatically switched to the
background screen after displaying the caution
below.
“Video blocked for your safety.”
The monitor connected to the REAR OUT is
active while the car is in motion.
The picture on the display is switched to the
background screen, but audio source can be
heard.
Do not operate the unit or watch the monitor
while driving.
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ZAPPIN is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
12 TONE ANALYSIS and its
logo are trademarks of Sony
Corporation.
“WALKMAN” and
“WALKMAN” logo are
registered trademarks of
Sony Corporation.
SensMe and the SensMe logo are
trademarks or registered
trademarks of Sony Ericsson
Mobile Communications AB.
Music recognition technology and related data
are provided by Gracenote®. Gracenote is the
industry standard in music recognition
technology and related content delivery. For
more information, please visit
www.gracenote.com.
CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and music and video-
related data from Gracenote, Inc., copyright ©
2000 to present Gracenote. Gracenote Software,
copyright © 2000 to present Gracenote. One or
more patents owned by Gracenote apply to this
product and service. See the Gracenote website
for a non-exhaustive list of applicable Gracenote
patents.
Gracenote, CDDB, MusicID, MediaVOCS, the
Gracenote logo and logotype, and the “Powered
by Gracenote” logo are either registered
trademarks or trademarks of Gracenote in the
United States and/or other countries.
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, and
iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered
in the U.S. and other countries.
Apple, Macintosh and iTunes are trademarks of
Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
countries.
MirrorLink™ and the MirrorLink Logo are
certification marks of the Car Connectivity
Consortium LLC. Unauthorized use is strictly
prohibited.
All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners.
THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE
MPEG-4 VISUAL PATENT PORTFOLIO
LICENSE FOR THE PERSONAL AND NON-
COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER FOR
DECODING MPEG-4 VIDEO THAT WAS
ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A
PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL
ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS OBTAINED FROM A
VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED BY MPEG LA
TO PROVIDE MPEG-4 VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS
GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY
OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
INCLUDING THAT RELATING TO
PROMOTIONAL, INTERNAL AND
COMMERCIAL USES AND LICENSING MAY
BE OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA, LLC. SEE
HTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM
THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE
AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR
THE PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL
USE OF A CONSUMER TO
(i)ENCODE VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH
THE AVC STANDARD (“AVC VIDEO”)
AND/OR
(ii)DECODE AVC VIDEO THAT WAS
ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN
A PERSONAL AND
NON-COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY AND/OR
WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO
PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC
VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR
SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY OTHER USE.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE
OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA, L.L.C. SEE
HTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM
THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE
AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE AND
VC-1 PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR
THE PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL
USE OF A CONSUMER TO DECODE VIDEO
IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AVC
STANDARD (“AVC VIDEO”) AND/OR THE
VC-1 STANDARD (“VC-1 VIDEO”) THAT
WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER
ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL AND
NONCOMMERCIAL ACTIVITY AND/OR
WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO
PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC
VIDEO AND/OR VC-1 VIDEO. NO LICENSE
IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR
ANY OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM
MPEG LA, L.L.C. SEE
HTTP://WWW.MPEGLA.COM
This product uses NCM driver software which is
licensed to Sony by MCCI corporation.
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Notes on Bluetooth function
(XAV-701BT/601BT only)
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.
Notice on license
This product contains software that Sony uses
under a licensing agreement with the owner of its
copyright. We are obligated to announce the
contents of the agreement to customers under
requirement by the owner of copyright for the
software.
For details on software licenses, see page 48.
Notice on GNU GPL/LGPL applied
software
This product contains software that is subject to
the following GNU General Public License
(hereinafter referred to as “GPL”) or GNU
Lesser General Public License (hereinafter
referred to as “LGPL”). These establish that
customers have the right to acquire, modify, and
redistribute the source code of said software in
accordance with the terms of the GPL or LGPL
displayed on this unit.
The source code for the above-listed software is
available on the Web.
To download, please access the following URL
then select the model name “XAV-741/701BT/
601BT.”
URL: http://www.sony.net/Products/Linux/
Please note that Sony cannot answer or respond
to any inquiries regarding the content of the
source code.
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Playable discs and symbols used in these Operating Instructions
This unit can play various video/audio discs.
The following chart helps you to check if a disc is supported by this unit, as well as what functions are
available for a given disc type.
*1 Audio files can also be stored.
*2 Video files can also be stored.
Note
“DVD” may be used in these Operating Instructions as a general term for DVD VIDEOs, DVD-Rs/DVD-RWs, and
DVD+Rs/DVD+RWs.
The following chart shows the supported file types and their symbols.
Available functions differ depending on the format, regardless of disc type. The format symbols below
appear in these Operating Instructions next to the description of functions available for their
corresponding file types.
Tip
For details on compression formats, see page 57.
Note
Even compatible discs may not be playable on this unit, depending on their recording condition.
Disc symbol in manual Disc format
VIDEO
DVD VIDEO
DVD-R*1
/DVD-R DL*1
/DVD-RW*1
(Video mode/VR mode)
DVD+R*1
/DVD+R DL*1
/DVD+RW*1
Video CD
(Ver. 1.0/1.1/2.0)
AUDIO
Audio CD
CD-ROM*2
/CD-R*2
/CD-RW*2
Format symbol in manual File type
MP3 audio file
WMA audio file
AAC audio file
WAVE audio file
Xvid video file
WMV video file
MPEG-4 video file
AVC (H.264 baseline) video file
MPEG-4
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Location and function of controls
Main unit
XAV-741/701BT
For details, see the pages listed below.
A Disc slot page 18
(located behind the front panel)
B VOL (Volume) –/+*1 buttons
C DSPL/M.OFF button
Press to change display items.
Press and hold to turn off the monitor and the
button illumination. To turn back on, touch
anywhere on the display.
D Reset button page 14
E Display/touch panel
F Receptor for the remote commander
G HOME/ATT button
Press to open HOME menu.
Press and hold to attenuate the sound.
H SOURCE/OFF button
Press to turn on the power/change the source:
“Tuner” (Radio), “MirrorLink™,” “iPod,”
“USB Music,” “USB Video,” “Disc,” “BT
Audio” (Bluetooth Audio)*2
, “AUX”
(Auxiliary equipment).
Press and hold for 1 second to exit the
source.
Press and hold for more than 2 seconds to
turn off.
I Z (Eject) TILT button page 18, 45
Press and hold to adjust the monitor angle.
*1 There is a tactile dot to the right of the VOL +
button.
*2 Available on XAV-701BT only.
5
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Location and function of controls
Main unit
XAV-601BT
For details, see the pages listed below.
A Z (Eject) button page 18
B HOME button
Press to open HOME menu.
C DSPL/M.OFF button
Press to change display items.
Press and hold to turn off the monitor and the
button illumination. To turn back on, touch
anywhere on the display.
D Disc slot page 18
E Receptor for the remote commander
F USB port
Open the cover to connect a USB device.
G Front panel release button
H Volume control dial, SOURCE/OFF
button
Rotate to adjust the volume.
Press to turn on the power/change the source:
“Tuner” (Radio), “MirrorLink™,” “iPod,”
“USB Music,” “USB Video,” “Disc,” “BT
Audio” (Bluetooth Audio), “AUX”
(Auxiliary equipment).
Press and hold for 1 second to exit the
source.
Press and hold for more than 2 seconds to
turn off.
I Reset button page 14
(located behind the front panel)
J Display/touch panel
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Screen displays A ATT (Attenuate)
B ZONE × ZONE
C Bluetooth status indications page 35
(XAV-701BT/601BT only)
D Clock page 15
E “ZONE × ZONE” key
Touch to activate Zone × Zone.
F Option key
Touch to open HOME Option menu.
The items in the Home Option menu are as
follows:
To return to the Home screen, touch .
G Source select keys
Touch to change the source: “Tuner”
(Radio), “MirrorLink™,” “Phone”
(Bluetooth Phone)*2, “iPod,” “USB Music,”
“USB Video,” “USB Photo,” “Disc,” “BT
Audio” (Bluetooth Audio)*2, “Rear
Camera,” “AUX” (Auxiliary equipment),
“Settings.”
*1 Select 2D/3D Mode to display icons in 2D/3D. In
3D Mode, you can operate by drawing icons back
and forth.
*2 Available on XAV-701BT/601BT only.
Tip
Touch and hold anywhere on the screen to display the
menu item list.
Indication list:
Home Screen:
“Icon Priority”
Displays the icon depending on the
frequency of use: “Default,” “Frequency
Used.”
“Background Theme”
Changes the Background Theme:
“Default,” “User.”
“Icon View”
Changes the display of icons: “2D Mode,”
“3D Mode.*1”
“Touch Effect”
Displays a light trail where you have
touched the display: “ON,” “OFF.”
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RM-X271 Remote Commander
• The remote commander can be used to operate
the audio controls. For menu operations, use
the touch panel.
• For details, see the pages listed below.
• Remove the insulation film before use
(page 15).
A OFF button
Press to exit the source/stop the source.
Press and hold to turn off.
B DSPL button
Press to change display items.
C MONITOR OFF button
Press to turn off the monitor and the button
illumination. To turn back on, press again.
D POSITION button
Press to switch the listening position (“Front
L”/“Front R”/“Front”/“All”/“Custom”/
“OFF”).
E O (Return) button
Press to return to the previous display/return
to the menu on a VCD*1
.
F EQ (Equalizer) button
Press to select an equalizer curve from 7
music types (“Xplod”/“Vocal”/“Edge”/
“Cruise”/“Space”/“Gravity”/“Custom”/
“OFF”).
G Number buttons page 23
Radio:
Press to receive stored stations.
Press and hold to store stations.
Disc:
Press to locate a title/chapter/track.
H CLEAR button
Press to delete an entered number.
I Z×Z (Zone × Zone) button page 33
Press to activate Zone × Zone.
J ATT (Attenuate) button
Press to attenuate the sound. To cancel, press
again.
K u (Play/Pause) button
L .m/M> buttons
Radio:
Press to tune to stations automatically.
Press and hold to find a station manually.
Disc*2/USB/iPod:
Press to skip a chapter/track/scene/file.
Press and hold momentarily to reverse/
fast-forward video.
Press and hold to reverse/fast-forward a
track.
Bluetooth Audio*3*4:
Press to skip a track.
Press and hold to reverse/fast-forward a
track.
M DVD playback setting buttons
(AUDIO):
Press to change the audio language/format.
(For a VCD, to change the audio channel.)
(SUBTITLE):
Press to change the subtitle language.
(ANGLE):
Press to change the viewing angle.
(TOP MENU):
Press to open the top menu on a DVD.
(MENU):
Press to open the menu on a disc.
N ZAP button
Press to enter ZAPPIN™ mode.
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O </M/m/, (Cursor)/ENTER buttons
page 18
Press to control the menu on a DVD.
P SRC (Source) button
Press to turn on/change the source: “Tuner”
(Radio), “MirrorLink™,” “iPod,” “USB
Music,” “USB Video,” “Disc,” “BT Audio”
(Bluetooth Audio)*5
, “AUX” (Auxiliary
equipment).
Q MODE button
Press to select the radio band (FM/AM)/
select an auxiliary device (AUX1/AUX2)*6.
R VOL (Volume) +/– buttons
*1 When playing with PBC functions.
*2 Operation differs depending on the disc (page 19).
*3 Operation differs depending on the connected
Bluetooth device.
*4 Applies to XAV-701BT/601BT only.
*5 Available on XAV-701BT/601BT only.
*6 When two auxiliary devices are used.
Note
The remote commander will not operate when the unit
is turned off and the display has disappeared. Press
(SOURCE/OFF) on the main unit, or insert a disc to
activate the unit and enable operation via the remote
commander.
Getting Started
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.
Press the reset button (page 11) with a pointed
object, such as a ballpoint pen.
Note
Pressing the reset button will erase the clock setting
and some stored contents.
Performing initial settings
After resetting, the display for the initial settings
appears.
1 Touch “No” on the demo setting
display.
2 Touch “Subwoofer” to set the
subwoofer connection status.
Set to “ON” if a subwoofer is connected, or
“OFF” if not.
3 Touch “Listening Position” to set the
listening position.
Set to “Front L” if your listening position is
front left, or “Front R” if front right.
To return to the Initial Setting, touch .
4 Touch “Language” to set the display
language.
Move the scrollbar up and down, then select
the desired language (English/Français/
Español/Português/Русский/Nederlands/
Deutsch/Italiano).
To return to the Initial Setting, touch .
5 Touch “OK.”
The setting is complete.
This setting can then be further configured in the
setting menu.
• For details on setting the subwoofer connection
status, see page 50.
• For details on setting the listening position, see
“Optimizing sound for the listening position —
Intelligent Time Alignment” on page 43.
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• For details on setting the character encoding,
see page 47.
• For details on setting the display language, see
page 47.
Note
Some characters may not be displayed correctly,
depending on the language/country/region.
Setting the clock
The clock uses a 12-hour indication.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch , then touch “Clock Adjust.”
The setting display appears.
3 Set the hour and minute.
For example, to set to 8:30, touch “0830.”
4 Touch “AM” or “PM.”
5 Touch “OK.”
The setting is complete.
To activate/deactivate the CT function, touch
“CT” in step 3. (page 47)
To delete an entered number, touch “Clear.”
To return to the previous display, touch .
Notes
• The CT function may not work even though an RDS
station is being received.
• There may be a difference between the time set by
the CT function and the actual time.
Preparing the remote
commander
Before using the remote commander for the first
time, remove the insulation film.
Detaching the front panel
(XAV-601BT only)
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 .
3 1Lift the left side of the front panel.
2Pull 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.
• Do not detach the front panel during playback of the
USB device, otherwise USB data may be damaged.
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.
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Radio
Listening to the radio
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Tuner.”
The radio reception display appears.
2 Touch the current band.
The band list appears.
3 Touch the desired band (“FM1,” “FM2,”
“FM3,” “AM1,” or “AM2”).
4 Perform tuning.
To tune automatically
Touch / .
Scanning stops when the unit receives a
station. Repeat this procedure until the
desired station is received.
To tune manually
Touch / repeatedly until the desired
frequency is received.
To skip frequencies continuously, touch and
hold / .
Reception controls
1 “PTY” (FM only)
Touch to open the PTY list. (page 18)
2
Touch to register the preset item.
3
Touch to change Visualizer, which
contains the following items:
Gate/Balloon/Glow/Animal/Graffiti/Ink/
Random/OFF
4 /
Touch to tune automatically.
5 /
Touch to tune manually.
Touch and hold to continuously skip
frequencies.
6 “1” to “6”
Touch to select stations.
Touch and hold to store the currently
displayed frequency in a preset.
7 “Current band icon”
Touch to open the band list.
1 2 3
4
5
6
5
4 7
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Reception indications
A Current source icon
B Band name
C Frequency/status
D Preset number
Storing and receiving stations
Caution
When tuning to stations while driving, use Best
Tuning Memory (BTM) to prevent an accident.
Storing automatically — BTM
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Tuner.”
Select the desired band (“FM1,” “FM2,”
“FM3,” “AM1,” or “AM2”).
2 Touch .
BTM display appears.
3 Touch “BTM.”
The unit stores the first six available stations
in the preset list (“1” to “6”).
To return to the playback screen, touch .
Storing manually
1 While receiving the station that you
want to store, touch , then touch a
number in the list (“1” to “6”).
To return to the playback screen, touch .
Note
If you try to store another station to the same number,
the previously stored station will be replaced.
Receiving stored stations
1 Select the band.
2 Touch the desired number (“1” to “6”).
RDS
Overview
FM stations with Radio Data System (RDS)
service send inaudible digital information along
with the regular radio program signal.
Display items
A Band name, RDS*
B Program service name, frequency
C Preset number
* During RDS reception.
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.
A B C
D
PTY (Program Types)
Displays the currently received program type.
Also searches for a designated program type.
CT (Clock Time)
The CT data from the RDS transmission sets
the clock.
A B
C
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Selecting PTY
1 During FM reception, touch “PTY.”
To scroll the list, move the scrollbar up and
down.
2 Touch the desired program type.
The unit searches for a station broadcasting
the selected program type.
To close the PTY list, touch .
Type of programs
Notes
• You cannot use this function in countries/regions
where no PTY data is available.
• You may receive a different radio program from the
one you select.
Discs
Playing discs
Depending on the disc, some operations may be
different or restricted.
Refer to the operating instructions supplied with
your disc.
XAV-741/701BT
1 Press Z on the main unit.
The front panel opens automatically.
2 Insert the disc (label side up).
The front panel closes automatically, then
playback starts.
XAV-601BT
1 Insert the disc (label side up).
Playback starts automatically.
If the DVD menu appears
Touch the item in the DVD menu.
You can also use the menu control panel, which
can be displayed by touching outside of the DVD
menu. Touch B/V/v/b to move the cursor, then
touch “ENTER” to confirm.
If the menu control panel does not appear by
touching the display, use the remote commander.
About the DVD menu
A DVD is divided into several sections, which make up
a picture or music feature. These sections are called
“titles.” When you play a DVD that contains several
titles, you can select a desired title using the DVD’s top
menu. For DVDs that allow you to select items such as
subtitle/sound language(s), select these items using
the DVD menu.
To stop playback
Press and hold (SOURCE/OFF) for 1 second.
Note
Discs in DTS format are not supported. The sound is
not output if the DTS format is selected.
To eject the disc
XAV-741/701BT
1 Press Z on the main unit.
The front panel opens automatically, then the
disc is ejected.
2 Press Z on the main unit to close the front
panel.
Note
The front panel closes automatically after the caution
alarm sounds.
XAV-601BT
Press Z on the main unit.
The disc is ejected.
“News” (News), “Current Affairs” (Current
Affairs), “Information” (Information),
“Sport” (Sports), “Education” (Education),
“Drama” (Drama), “Cultures” (Culture),
“Science” (Science), “Varied Speech”
(Varied), “Pop Music” (Pop Music), “Rock
Music” (Rock Music), “Easy Listening”
(M.O.R. Music), “Light Classics M” (Light
classical), “Serious Classics” (Serious
classical), “Other Music” (Other Music),
“Weather & Metr” (Weather), “Finance”
(Finance), “Children’s Progs” (Children’s
program), “Social Affairs” (Social Affairs),
“Religion” (Religion), “Phone In” (Phone
In), “Travel & Touring” (Travel), “Leisure &
Hobby” (Leisure), “Jazz Music” (Jazz
Music), “Country Music” (Country Music),
“National Music” (National Music), “Oldies
Music” (Oldies Music), “Folk Music” (Folk
Music), “Documentary” (Documentary)
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Playback controls
Touch the display if the playback controls are not
displayed.
*1 The speed depends on the format or the recording
method.
*2 Availability depends on the disc.
*3 When the 4-digit input prompt appears, input the
language code (page 67) for the desired language.
1 2 3
4
5
4
6 3
4
5
4
7
8 3
4
5
4
1 3
4
5
4
MPEG-4
1
Touch to list up tracks/video files.
(page 23)
2
Touch to change Visualizer, which
contains the following items:
Gate/Balloon/Glow/Animal/Graffiti/Ink/
Random/OFF
3 “Repeat” /“Shuffle” (page 22)
4 ./>
Touch to skip a chapter/track/scene file.
Touch and hold momentarily to reverse/
fast-forward the video; and then
repeatedly to switch the speed (× 2 t
× 12 t × 120 t × 2 …)*1. To cancel,
touch u.
Touch and hold to reverse/fast-forward
the audio track.
During pause, touch and hold down >
to play the video in slow motion. To
cancel, release the key.
5 u
Touch to pause/resume play after pause.
6
Touch to open the DVD control menu,
which contains the following items.
• “Top Menu”: Touch to open the top
menu on the DVD.*2
• “Menu”: Touch to open the menu on
the disc.*2
• : Touch repeatedly to select the audio
language/format. (page 21)*2
• : Touch repeatedly to turn off/select
the subtitle language.*2*3
• : Touch repeatedly to change the
viewing angle.*2
7 (DVD VIDEO playback only)
Touch to open the option menu.
• CSO (Center Speaker Organizer)
(page 44)
• DVD Audio Level (page 21)
8
Touch to change the audio channel.
(page 21)
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Note
If the disc contains multiple file types, only the
selected file type (audio/video) can be played. For
details on how to select the file type, see “Selecting a
file type” on page 23.
Playback indications
Touch the display if the indications are not
displayed.
For audio discs, some indications are always
displayed during playback.
A Current source icon, format, chapter/title
number*1, audio format*3
B Playback status, elapsed playback time
C Track/artist/album name*1*5
File/folder name*6
D Current source icon, format, track (file)
number*2, playback status, elapsed playback
time*4
*1 Indications differ depending on the content.
*2 When playing a VCD with PBC functions
(page 20), “PBC” appears.
*3 DVD only.
*4 During VCD playback with PBC functions, no
indication appears.
*5 CD/MP3/WMA/AAC only.
*6 Xvid/MPEG-4 only.
Using PBC (playback control)
functions
The PBC menu interactively assists with
operations while a PBC-compatible VCD is
played.
1 Start playing a PBC-compatible VCD.
The PBC menu appears.
2 Press the number buttons on the
remote commander to select the
desired item, then press (ENTER).
3 Follow the instructions in the menu for
interactive operations.
To return to the previous display, press O on
the remote commander.
Playing without PBC functions
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The source setting menu appears.
3 Move the scrollbar up and down, then
touch “Video CD PBC” to set to “OFF.”
4 Start playing a VCD.
The PBC menu does not appear during
playback.
Notes
• The items on the menu, and operation procedures
differ depending on the disc.
• During PBC playback, the track number, playback
item, etc., do not appear on the playback display.
• Resume playback is unavailable during playback
with PBC.
A
B
C
D
MPEG-4
C D
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Configuring audio settings
Note
Discs in DTS format are not supported. The sound is
not output if the DTS format is selected.
Changing the audio language/
format
The audio language can be changed if the disc is
recorded with multilingual tracks. You can also
change the audio format when playing a disc
recorded in multiple audio formats (e.g., Dolby
Digital).
1 During playback, touch the screen.
2 Touch .
The audio language menu appears.
3 Touch repeatedly until the desired
audio language/format appears.
The audio language switches among the
available languages.
When the 4-digit input prompt appears, input
the language code (page 67) for the desired
language.
When the same language is displayed two or
more times, the disc is recorded in multiple
audio formats.
* The format name and channel numbers appear as
follows:
Example: Dolby Digital 5.1 ch
Changing the audio channel
When playing a VCD, you can listen to both the
right and left channel, only the right channel, or
only the left channel via both the right and left
speakers.
The options are indicated below.
“Stereo”: Standard stereo sound (default)
“1/Left”: Left channel sound (monaural)
“2/Right”: Right channel sound (monaural)
1 During playback, touch
repeatedly until the desired audio
channel appears.
Note
You may not be able to change the audio setting
depending on the disc.
Tips
• Operation via the remote commander by pressing
(AUDIO) repeatedly is also available.
• The audio channels can be changed by pressing
AUDIO on the remote commander when VCD is
selected.
Adjusting the audio output level
— Dolby D level
You can adjust the audio output level for a DVD
recorded in Dolby Digital format, to reduce the
volume level differences between discs.
1 During playback, touch .
2 Touch “DVD Audio Level.”
3 Touch –/+ repeatedly to adjust the
output level.
The output level is adjustable in single steps,
between –10 and +10.
To close the play menu, touch .
Audio language
Audio format/channel numbers*
Dolby D 3 / 2.1
Rear channel × 2
Front channel × 2 +
Center channel × 1
LFE channel × 1
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Repeat and shuffle play
1 During playback, touch “Repeat”
or “Shuffle” repeatedly until the
desired option appears.
Repeat or shuffle play starts.
The repeat options and switching order of each
disc/format are indicated below.
The shuffle options and switching order of each
disc/format are indicated below.
*1 Available only when playing a version 1.0/1.1 VCD,
or a version 2.0 VCD without PBC functions.
*2 Excluding a DVD-R/DVD-R DL/DVD-RW in VR
mode.
Disc/format Options
“OFF”: Returns to normal play
mode.
“Chapter”: Repeats the
current chapter.
“Title”: Repeats the current
title.
*1
“All”: Repeats all tracks on the
disc.
“Track”: Repeats the current
track.
“All”: Repeats all tracks on the
disc.
“Track”: Repeats the current
track.
“Album”: Repeats the current
album (folder).
“All”: Repeats all video files on
the disc.
“Movie”: Repeats the current
video file.
“Album”: Repeats the current
album (folder).
MPEG-4
MPEG-4
Disc/format Options
*2
“OFF”: Returns to normal play
mode.
“Title”: Plays chapters in the
current title in random order.
*1 “OFF”: Returns to normal play
mode.
“Disc”: Plays tracks in the
current disc in random order.
“OFF”: Returns to normal play
mode.
“Album”: Plays tracks/video
files in the current album
(folder) in random order.
MPEG-4
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Direct search play
You can directly locate a desired point by
specifying the title number, chapter number, etc.
1 During playback, press the number
buttons on the remote commander to
enter an item (track, title, etc.) number,
then press (ENTER).
Playback starts from the beginning of the
selected point.
The search items for a disc/format are as follows:
DVD: Title or chapter*1
VCD*2/CD/MP3/WMA/AAC: Track
Xvid/MPEG-4: Movie
*1 The search item depends on the setting.
*2 Available only when playing a VCD without PBC
functions.
Setting the search item (DVD only)
You can set the search item (title or chapter) for
DVD playback.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The source setting menu appears.
3 Touch “DVD Direct Search” to set to
“Chapter” or “Title.”
The setting is complete.
To return to the previous display, touch .
Listing up tracks/video files —
List
Selecting a track/video file
You can list up albums/folders/tracks/video files,
and select a desired one to play.
This function is convenient especially for the
disc in MP3/WMA/AAC/Xvid/MPEG-4 format
containing many albums/tracks, etc.
1 During playback, touch .
The list of categories or files from the
currently played item appears.
To move to the upper level, touch .
To move to the top level, touch .
To scroll the list, move the scrollbar up and
down.
2 Touch the desired item.
Playback starts.
Selecting a file type
If the disc contains multiple file types, only the
selected file type (audio/video) can be played.
The playback priority order of file type is
initially set to audio, video (e.g., if the disc
contains audio and video files, only audio files
are played). You can select the file type to list up,
then select the desired file to play.
1 During playback, touch .
2 Touch or to select the file type.
3 Touch the desired file.
Playback of the selected file starts.
MPEG-4
MPEG-4
MPEG-4
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USB Music
Playing music
1 Connect the USB device to the USB
port.
2 Press (HOME), then touch “USB
Music.”
Playback starts.
Playback controls
Options
To change the setting menu (Normal
playback screen only)
1 Touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The options are indicated below.
To change the Visualizer settings
1 Touch .
The normal playback screen will change to
the playback screen with Visualizer.
2 Touch .
The menu list appears.
3 Touch .
The Visualizer list appears.
4 Select the following items:
Gate/Balloon/Glow/Animal/Albums/
Graffiti/Ink/Random
Repeat and shuffle play
1 During playback, touch “Repeat”
or “Shuffle” repeatedly until the
desired option appears.
Repeat or shuffle play starts.
The repeat options are as follows:
The shuffle options are as follows:
Note
The playback screen with Visualizer is not available
with repeat and shuffle play.
1
Touch to list up track files.
2 “ZAP”
Touch to search for a track by listening to
track passages. (page 33)
3
Touch to change to the screen with
Visualizer.
4 “Repeat” /“Shuffle”
5
Touch to open the option menu.
6 /
Touch to skip a track file.
Touch and hold to reverse/fast-forward
the audio track.
7
Touch to play a track file.
Touch to pause playback.
1 2 3
6
7
6
4 5
“ZAPPIN Time”
Selects the playback on time for the ZAPPIN
function: “6 sec.,” “15 sec.,” “30 sec..”
“Update database”
Searches for music files and adds them to the
database.
“About Music player”
Displays the application version.
: Repeats the all current group.
: Repeats the current music file.
: Returns to normal play mode.
: Plays music files in the all current group in
random order.
: Returns to normal play mode.
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Selecting music files
1 During playback (Normal playback
screen only), touch .
The list of categories or files from the
currently played item appears.
To scroll the list, move the scrollbar up and
down.
2 Touch the desired item.
Playback starts.
To return to the Playback screen, touch .
Selecting songs from the library
1 While the list screen appears, touch
.
The menu list appears.
2 Select the desired item.
You can search by the following items.
“All songs,” “Albums,” “Artists,”
“Genres,” “Release year,” “Recently
added,” “Playlists,” “Folders.”
The selected list appears.
3 Touch the desired item.
Playback starts.
Enjoying music according to
your mood — SensMe™
Sony’s unique “SensMe™ channels” feature
automatically group tracks by channel or mood,
and allow you to enjoy music intuitively.
Installing “Media Go” to your
computer
Software (“Media Go”) is required to enable the
SensMe™ function on this unit.
1 Download “Media Go” software from
the support site on the back cover.
2 Follow the on-screen instructions to
complete the installation.
Transferring tracks to the USB
device using “Media Go”
To enable the SensMe™ function on this unit,
tracks need to be analyzed and transferred to the
registered USB device using “Media Go.”
1 Connect the registered USB device to
your computer.
For “WALKMAN,” connect via MTP mode.
For USB devices other than “WALKMAN,”
connect via MSC mode.
“Media Go” starts automatically.
If a message appears, follow the on-screen
instructions to proceed.
2 Drag and drop tracks from Windows
Explorer or iTunes, etc., to “Media Go.”
The analysis and transfer of tracks starts.
For details on operations, refer to the Help of
“Media Go.”
Note
The track analysis by 12 TONE ANALYSIS may take
time, depending on the computer environment.
Tip
Not only audio files but also image or video files can
be transferred using “Media Go.” For details, refer to
the Help of “Media Go.”
Playing tracks in channels
— SensMe™ channels
“SensMe™ channels” automatically group tracks
into channels by their tunes. You can select and
play a channel that fits your mood, activity, etc.
1 Connect a USB device set up for the
SensMe™ function.
2 Press (HOME), then touch “USB
Music.”
3 Touch , then .
4 Flick the channel list left or right.
Playback of the first track in the current
channel starts from the track’s most melodic
or rhythmical section*.
* May not be detected correctly.
5 Touch the desired channel.
Playback of tracks in the selected channel
starts.
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Notes
• Depending on the track, it may not be detected
correctly or may be grouped in a channel not suited
to the track’s mood.
• If the connected USB device contains many tracks, it
may take time for “SensMe™ channels” to start, due
to data reading.
Tip
Tracks are played in random order. The order will vary
with each channel selection.
Channel list
x Basic channels
Plays tracks according to the music type.
x Recommended
x Shuffle All
Plays all analyzed tracks in random order.
“SensMe™ channels” playback
controls and indications
A To scroll the list and select another channel.
B Indicates the current channel.
C Option key
D Indicates the album artwork display*.
E Indicates the elapsed playback time, track
name and artist name.
F To pause/resume play after pause.
G To skip a track.
* The recommended size is from 240 × 240 to 960 ×
960 pixels.
Selecting an album by cover art
1 While the list screen appears, touch
.
2 Touch the cover art of the album you
want to play.
Playback starts.
Options
To change the setting menu
1 Touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The options are indicated below.
To change the album display format
(while selecting “Albums” from Library)
1 Touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch , then select “List view” or
“Grid view.”
To change the cover art sort order
(Cover art view only)
1 Touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch , then select “Sort by album,”
or “Sort by artist.”
To return to the playback screen, touch or
“Cancel.”
“Energetic”: Plays up-tempo and high-energy
music.
“Emotional”: Plays ballads.
“Lounge”: Plays jazz and easy listening music.
“Dance”: Plays rhythm, rap and R & B music.
“Extreme”: Plays loud and powerful music.
“Upbeat”: Plays cheerful and uplifting music.
“Relax”: Plays calm and relaxing music.
“Mellow”: Plays soft and slow-tempo music.
“Morning,” “Daytime,” “Evening,”
“Night,” “Midnight”
A B C
D E F G
“ZAPPIN Time”
Selects the playback on time for the ZAPPIN
function: “6 sec.,” “15 sec.,” “30 sec..”
“Update database”
Searches for music files and adds them to the
database.
“About Music player”
Displays the application version.
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USB Video
Playing video
1 Connect the USB device to the USB
port.
2 Press (HOME), then touch “USB
Video.”
Playback starts.
Playback controls
Touch the display if the playback controls are not
displayed.
* The speed depends on the format or the recording
method.
Tip
You can change the playing speed dynamically by
dragging the screen of the video file left or right.
Options
To display Audio options
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The audio option list appears.
3 Select the desired item.
To display detailed information
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
To view detailed information, move the
scrollbar up and down.
To delete the file
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
3 Touch “OK.”
To change the settings
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The options are indicated below.
To return to the playback screen, touch or
“Cancel.”
1
Touch to list up video files.
2
Touch to open the option menu. (page 27)
3 /
Touch to skip a track file.
4 /
Touch and hold momentarily to fast-
forward the video; and then repeatedly to
switch the speed (× 1.5 t × 10 t × 30
t × 100)*.
Touch and hold momentarily to reverse
the video; and then repeatedly to switch
the speed (× 10 t × 30 t × 100)*.
To cancel, touch .
/
Touch to skip up/down a track.
During pause, touch to skip
forwards 15 sec.
During pause, touch to skip back10
sec.
Touch and hold to reverse/fast-forward
the video track.
1
5
2
3 4 4 3
5
Touch to play a track file.
Touch to pause playback.
“Zoom settings”
Adjusts the video display: “Normal mode,”
“Full mode,” “Off.”
“Update database”
Searches for video files and adds them to the
database.
“About Video player”
Displays the application version.
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Selecting video files
1 During playback, touch .
The list of categories or files from the
currently played item appears.
To scroll the list, move the scrollbar up and
down.
2 Touch the desired item.
Playback starts.
To return to the Playback screen, touch .
To change the album display format
1 While the list screen appears, touch
.
The options are indicated below.
Options
To change the video list sort order
1 Touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch , then “Oldest first,” “Newest
first,” “A to Z,” or “Z to A.”
To change the Settings
1 Touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The options are indicated below.
To return to the playback screen, touch or
“Cancel.”
USB Photo
Viewing Photos
1 Connect the USB device to the USB
port.
2 Press (HOME), then touch “USB
Photo.”
3 Touch “All pictures,” or “Folders,”
then select the picture or folders.
Playback controls
Touch the display if the playback controls are not
displayed.
Tip
You can reverse/fast-forward a photo file by flicking the
photo list left or right.
: Grid view
Displays video files as a grid.
: List view
Displays video files as a list.
: Cover art view
Displays video files as angled graphics.
“Zoom settings”
Adjusts the video display: “Normal mode,”
“Full mode,” “Off.”
“Update database”
Searches for video files and adds them to the
database.
“About Video player”
Displays the application version.
1
Touch to list up photo files.
2
Touch to open the option menu.
3 /
Touch to skip a photo file.
Touch and hold to reverse/fast-forward
the photo file.
4
Touch to start slideshow.
Touch the screen to stop the slideshow.
5 Rotate the photo file to the left.
Rotate the photo file to the right.
1 2
3 4 5
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Options
To play slideshow
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The slideshow starts.
To set as wallpaper
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
3 Touch “OK.”
To remove the picture
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
3 Touch “OK.”
To display detailed information
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
To view detailed information, move the
scrollbar up and down.
To change the settings
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The options are indicated below.
To return to the playback screen, touch or
“Cancel.”
Selecting photo files
1 During playback, touch .
The list of categories or files from the
currently played item appears.
To move to the upper level, touch .
To scroll the list, move the scrollbar up and
down.
2 Touch the desired item.
Playback starts.
To play slideshow
1 Touch .
The slideshow starts.
To change the display format
1 Touch .
The options are indicated below.
Options
To play slideshow
1 During playback, touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The slideshow starts.
To change the Photo list sort order
1 Touch .
The menu list appears.
2 Touch , then “Oldest first,” “Newest
first,” “A to Z,” or “Z to A.”
“Slideshow interval settings”
Adjusts the time interval: “0.5 sec.” -
“20.0 sec..”
“Play continuously”
Sets continuous playback (slideshow).
“Update database”
Searches for picture files and adds them to the
database.
“About Photo viewer”
Displays the application version.
: Grid view
Displays photo files as a grid.
: List view
Displays photo files as a list.
: Cover art view
Displays photo files as angled graphics.
: Date view (All pictures only)
Displays photo files in order of date.
: Expanded view (Folders only)
Displays folders, below which are displayed
subfolders, and any photo file images that are
contained.
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To change the settings
1 While the list screen appears, touch
.
The menu list appears.
2 Touch .
The options are indicated below.
To return to the playback screen, touch or
“Cancel.”
Notes on USB playback
• MSC (Mass Storage Class) can be used.
• Compatible codecs are MP3 (.mp3), WMA
(.wma), AAC/HE-AAC (.m4a), JPEG (.jpg),
Xvid (.avi/.xvid), and MPEG-4 (.mp4).
• Backup of data in a USB device is
recommended.
Notes
• During USB Video playback, if the playback is
intermittent:
– Press (HOME) or launch the System settings.
– During the USB Photo, etc.
• Connect the USB device after starting the engine.
Depending on the USB device, malfunction or
damage may occur if it is connected before starting
the engine.
• A large-sized file or many files may take time to start
playing.
• This unit does not recognize multiple MSC devices.
To disconnect the USB device
Stop playback, then disconnect.
Do not disconnect during playback, as data in the
USB device may be damaged.
Notes on use
• Do not use USB devices so large or heavy that they
may fall down due to vibration, or cause a loose
connection.
• Do not leave a USB device in a parked car, as
malfunction may result.
• This unit cannot recognize USB devices via a USB
hub.
• Be sure to use the USB cable supplied with the
device if a cable is needed when making a USB
connection.
Notes on playback
• Select “USB Music,” “USB Video,” or “USB Photo”
depending on the file type of USB device.
• Displayed indications will differ, depending on the
USB device, recorded format and settings. For
details, visit the support site on the back cover.
• The maximum number of displayable music files is
as follows:
– files (tracks): 10,000
• It may take time for playback to begin, depending on
the amount of recorded data.
• DRM (Digital Rights Management) files may not be
played.
• During playback or reverse/fast-forward of a VBR
(Variable Bit Rate) MP3/WMA/AAC file, elapsed
playing time may not display accurately.
• Playback of a lossless compression file is not
supported.
“Slideshow interval settings”
Adjusts the time interval: “0.5 sec.” -
“20.0 sec..”
“Play continuously”
Sets continuous playback (slideshow).
“Update database”
Searches for picture files and adds them to the
database.
“About Photo viewer”
Displays the application version.
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iPod
For details on the compatibility of your iPod, see
“About iPod” on page 58 or visit the support site
on the back cover.
In these Operating Instructions, “iPod” is used as
a general reference for the iPod functions on the
iPod and iPhone, unless otherwise specified by
the text or illustrations.
Note
This unit does not recognize multiple iPods.
Playing an iPod
1 Reduce the volume on this unit.
If the iPod is turned off, turn it on.
2 Connect the iPod to the USB port.
Use of the optional USB connection cable
RC-202IPV is recommended.*1
A connection process indicator appears on the
iPod screen*2, then playback starts from the
item last played.
If an iPod is already connected, to start
playback, touch “iPod.”
*1 To play videos from an iPod with video, use of
the RC-202IPV is required.
*2 May not appear in the case of an iPod touch or
iPhone being connected, or when the iPod was
last played using Passenger App Control.
3 Adjust the volume on this unit.
About playback controls and
indications
You can control iPod playback in the same way
as disc playback. For details, see “Playback
controls” on page 19.
For details on playback indications, see
“Playback indications” on page 20.
To stop playback
Press and hold (SOURCE/OFF) for 1 second.
To disconnect the iPod
Stop playback, then disconnect.
Do not disconnect during playback, as data in the
iPod may be damaged.
To enter ZAPPIN mode
For details on this procedure, see “Searching for
a track by listening to track passages —
ZAPPIN™” on page 33.
About resuming mode
When the iPod currently playing is connected to
the dock connector, the mode of this unit changes
to resuming mode and playback starts in the
mode set by the iPod.
In resuming mode, repeat/shuffle play are not
available.
Caution for iPhone
When you connect an iPhone via USB, telephone
volume is controlled by the iPhone itself. In order to
avoid emitting sudden loud sound after a call, do not
increase the volume on the unit during a call.
Note
This unit cannot recognize an iPod via a USB hub.
Tips
• When the ignition key is turned to the ACC position
with the unit on, the iPod will be recharged.
• If the iPod is disconnected during playback, “No
Device” appears on the display of the unit.
Listing up tracks/video files —
List
Selecting a track/video file
You can list up albums/folders/tracks/video files,
and select a desired one to play.
1 During playback, touch .
The list of categories or files from the
currently played item appears.
To move to the upper level, touch .
To scroll the list, move the scrollbar up and
down.
To search files by alphabetical order, touch
.
To return to the top screen, touch .
2 Touch the desired item.
Playback starts.
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Selecting a file type
You can select the file type to list up, then select
the desired file to play.
1 During playback, touch .
2 Touch or to select the file type.
3 Touch the desired file.
Playback of the selected file starts.
To return to the Playback screen, touch .
Selecting the play mode
You can set one of the following play modes.
For audio playback
“Track,” “Album,” “Artist,” “Genre,”
“Playlist,” “Podcast”*
* May not appear depending on iPod setting.
For video playback
Same as audio playback, but display item
depends on the iPod.
1 During playback, touch .
2 Touch or .
3 Touch .
4 Touch the desired play mode.
To start playback, touch the desired item(s) in
the list.
To scroll the list, move the scrollbar up and
down.
Repeat and shuffle play
1 During playback, touch “Repeat”
or “Shuffle” repeatedly until the
desired option appears.
Repeat or shuffle play starts.
The repeat options are as follows:
The shuffle options are as follows:
* Differs depending on the selected play mode.
Note
Displayed options may not conform to actual
operation.
Operating an iPod directly
— Passenger App Control
You can directly operate an iPod connected to
this unit.
1 During playback, touch .
Deactivating the Passenger App
Control
During “Passenger App Control”, touch screen,
then “Cancel” button.
The play mode changes to resuming mode.
Notes
• App image and Video can only be displayed on this
unit while the parking brake is applied.
• App and Video are only controllable from iPhone
and iPod.
• Apps compatible with Passenger App Control are
limited.
• To output video to this unit, you need to activate the
video output of the iPod.
• The volume can be adjusted only by this unit.
• The repeat and shuffle settings will be off if the
Passenger App Control mode is canceled.
For audio playback
“All”: Repeats all tracks in the iPod.
“Track”: Repeats the current track.
“Album”/“Podcast”/“Artist”/“Playlist”/
“Genre”*: Repeats the current item of the
selected play mode.
For video playback
“All”: Repeats all video files in the iPod.
“Track”: Repeats the current video.
“Group”*: Repeats the current item of the
selected play mode.
For audio playback
“OFF”: Returns to normal play mode.
“Album”/“Podcast”/“Artist”/“Playlist”/
“Genre”*: Plays tracks of the selected play
mode in random order.
“Device”: Plays all tracks in an iPod in random
order.
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Useful Functions
Searching for a track by
listening to track passages
— ZAPPIN™
While playing short track passages from a USB
device or an iPod in sequence, you can search for
a track you want to listen to.
This function is convenient, for example, when
searching for a track in shuffle or shuffle repeat
mode.
1 During audio playback, touch “ZAP.”
In the case of USB Music, ZAP mode starts
from the currently playing track.
The most melodic or rhythmical sections of
tracks are played.
Those passages are played for the set time.
Note
Tracks need to be analyzed by 12 TONE ANALYSIS.
In the case of iPod, ZAP mode starts from a
passage in the next track.
2 Touch “ZAP” when a track you want to
listen to is played.
In the case of USB Music, playback returns to
normal from the current position until the end
of the track.
In the case of iPod, the selected track plays
from the beginning.
To search for a track via ZAPPIN mode again,
repeat steps 1 and 2.
Tips
• You cannot select the track passage to play.
• You can select the playback time. Touch , then
select the playback on time for the ZAPPIN function:
“6 sec.,” “15 sec.,” “30 sec..”
Controlling applications on your
smartphone — MirrorLink™
This function duplicates the smartphone’s display
on the in-car display, so you can control applications
on your smartphone with the bigger screen.
Only a smartphone compatible with the
MirrorLink™ function can be used.
1 Connect your smartphone and the unit
via USB cable.
2 Press (HOME), then touch
“MirrorLink™.”
The smartphone’s display appears on the in-
car display.
Touch and control applications in the same
way as you do on your smartphone.
Note
For your safety, when the parking brake is not
engaged, some smartphone screen content may not
be displayed on AVC.
Enjoying different sources in
front and rear — Zone × Zone
You can simultaneously enjoy different sources
in the front and rear of the car.
Selectable sources for this unit (front) and the
rear monitor (rear) are indicated below.
Front: Any source.
Rear: Disc inserted in this unit.
1 Press (HOME) on the main unit.
2 Touch “ZONE × ZONE” to activate
Zone × Zone.
To operate the source in the front, use the
touch panel and buttons on the main unit.
To operate the source in the rear, use the
remote commander.
Tip
You can also activate/deactivate Zone × Zone by
pressing (Z x Z) on the remote commander.
To deactivate Zone × Zone
Touch “Zone × Zone” again in the HOME menu.
Notes
• Once (SOURCE/OFF) on the main unit or remote
commander is pressed, Zone × Zone is deactivated.
• While Zone × Zone is activated, the following buttons
on the remote commander become inactive:
(SRC), (MODE), (ATT), (VOL) +/–, (CLEAR),
number buttons.
• While Zone × Zone is activated, you can only
operate rear DVD playback by the remote
commander.
• While Zone × Zone is activated, the following are
deactivated.
– EQ7 (page 42)
“ZAP”
touched.
The playback section of each
track in ZAPPIN mode.
“ZAP”
touched.
The playback section of each
track in ZAPPIN mode.
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– Balance/Fader/Subwoofer (page 49)
– Intelligent Time Alignment (page 43)
– CSO (page 44)
– HPF, LPF (page 50)
– Rear Bass Enhancer (page 44)
Changing the color of buttons
—Dynamic Color Illuminator
Dynamic Color Illuminator allows you to change
the color of the buttons on the main unit to match
the car's interior.
You can select from 12 preset colors, customized
color and 5 preset patterns.
x Preset colors
“Red,” “Amber,” “Medium Amber,” “Yellow,”
“White,” “Light Green,” “Green,” “Light Blue,”
“Sky Blue,” “Blue,” “Purple,” “Pink.”
x Preset patterns
“Rainbow,” “Ocean,” “Sunset,” “Forest,”
“Random.”
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch , and move the scrollbar up
and down, then touch “Key
Illumination.”
3 Move the scrollbar up and down to
select the desired preset color, then
press it.
Customizing the button color —
Custom Color
You can register a customized color for the
buttons.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch , and move the scrollbar up
and down, then touch “Key
Illumination.”
3 Move the scrollbar up and down to
select “Custom,” then press “Tune >.”
4 Move the scrollbar left and right or
press +/– to adjust the color range of
“R” (red), “G” (green), or “B” (blue).
Adjustable color range: “0” – “63.”
You can set the color while observing the
button illumination.
Using Gesture Command
You can perform frequently-used operations by
drawing the following command stroke on the
reception/playback display.
Do this To
Draw a
horizontal line
(left to right)
Radio reception:
seek forward stations.
(The same as >.)
DVD/VCD playback:
skip forward a chapter/track.
(The same as >.)
Xvid/MPEG-4/audio
playback:
skip forward a file/track.
(The same as >.)
Draw a
horizontal line
(right to left)
Radio reception:
seek backward stations.
(The same as ..)
DVD/VCD playback:
skip backward a chapter/track.
(The same as ..)
Xvid/MPEG-4/audio
playback:
skip backward a file/track.
(The same as ..)
Draw a vertical
line
(upwards)
Radio reception:
receive stored stations (go
forward).
DVD/VCD/Xvid/MPEG-4
playback:
fast-forward the video.
Audio playback:
skip forward an album (folder).
Draw a vertical
line
(downwards)
Radio reception:
receive stored stations (go
backward).
DVD/VCD/Xvid/MPEG-4
playback:
reverse the video.
Audio playback:
skip backward an album
(folder).
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Handsfree Calling and Audio
Streaming — Bluetooth function
(XAV-701BT/601BT only)
Before using the Bluetooth
function
Bluetooth functions and descriptions apply only
to XAV-701BT/601BT.
Basic procedure of the Bluetooth
function
1Pairing
When connecting Bluetooth devices for the
first time, mutual registration is required. This
is called “pairing.” This registration (pairing)
is required only for the first time, as this unit
and the other devices will recognize each
other automatically from the next time.
Note
If you delete the device registration from this unit,
you need to perform pairing again.
2Connecting
After pairing is made, connect this unit and
the Bluetooth device. Depending on the
device, connection is automatically made
along with the pairing.
3Handsfree calling/audio streaming
You can make/receive a handsfree call, or
listen to audio through this unit.
Bluetooth status indications
Installing the microphone
(XAV-701BT/601BT only)
To capture your voice during handsfree calling,
you need to install the microphone (supplied).
For details on how to connect the microphone,
refer to the supplied “Installation/Connections”
guide.
None: Bluetooth signal is off.
Lit: Bluetooth signal is on.
None: No device is connected for
audio streaming.
Flashing: Connection is in progress.
Lit: A device is connected.
None: No cellular phone is connected
for handsfree calling.
Flashing: Connection is in progress.
Lit: A cellular phone is connected.
Indicates the signal strength status of
the connected cellular phone.
Indicates the remaining battery status
of the connected cellular phone.
None: No unread SMS messages
Lit: Unread SMS message(s)
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Pairing
Pairing is required only the first time you connect
to a Bluetooth device (cellular phone, etc.).*
For details, refer to the manual of the Bluetooth
device.
* If you delete the device registration from this unit,
you need to perform pairing again.
Tip
You can pair up to 9 devices.
Searching from the Bluetooth
device
The procedure to search for this unit from the
other Bluetooth device is explained below.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch , and move the scrollbar up
and down.
3 Touch “Bluetooth Connection,” then
set the signal to “ON.”
The Bluetooth signal of this unit is activated.
4 Touch “Pairing >.”
This unit is ready to be detected by the other
Bluetooth device.
5 Operate the Bluetooth device to
search for this unit.
A device list appears on the display of the
device. This unit is displayed as “Sony
Automotive.”
6 If passkey* input is required on the
display of the device, input “0000.”
This unit and the Bluetooth device memorize
each other’s information, and when pairing is
made, this unit is ready for connection to the
device.
7 Operate the Bluetooth device to
connect to this unit.
Bluetooth device name appears and
connection is complete. “ ” or “ ” appears
when the connection is made.
* Passkey may be called “passcode,” “PIN code,” “PIN
number,” “password,” etc., depending on the
Bluetooth device.
Notes
• While connecting to a Bluetooth device, this unit
cannot be detected from another device. To enable
detection, disconnect the current connection.
• It may take time to search or connect.
• Depending on the device, the connection
confirmation display may appear 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).
Connecting
When the ignition is turned to on with the
Bluetooth signal activated, this unit searches for
the last-connected Bluetooth device, and
connection is made automatically if possible.
This chapter explains how to connect manually
to registered Bluetooth devices.
Before starting, be sure to activate the Bluetooth
signal both on this unit (page 41) and the other
Bluetooth device.
To connect from the other Bluetooth
device
Operate the other Bluetooth device to connect to
this unit.
When connection is made successfully, or
appears at the top of the display.
Note
If connection is made during audio streaming, noise
may occur over playback sound.
Tip
You can connect a cellular phone for audio streaming
if it supports A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile).
XXXXXXX
DR-BT30Q
Sony
Automotive
XXXX
Input passkey.
“0000”
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Handsfree calling
Once the unit is connected to the cellular phone,
you can make/receive handsfree calls by
operating this unit.
Making calls
By dialing a phone number
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
The number input display appears.
3 Touch the number keys to enter the
phone number, then touch .
To delete an entered number, touch .
The call is made and the calling display
appears until the other party answers.
By the phonebook
For details on how to manage the phonebook
data, see “Phonebook management” on page 39.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
The phonebook appears.
3 Select the desired contact.
1In the name list, touch the name of the
contact.
2In the number list, touch the phone
number.
To search the desired contact by alphabetical
order, touch , then select alphabet.
The contact confirmation display appears.
4 Touch .
The call is made and the calling display
appears until the other party answers.
Tip
You can also browse the phonebook of the connected
cellular phone on this unit and make a call (page 39).
By the call history
The unit stores the last 20 calls, allowing you to
select one quickly from the list.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
The call history list appears.
To scroll the list, move the scrollbar up and
down.
3 Touch the desired item in the list.
The contact confirmation display appears.
4 Touch .
The call is made and the calling display
appears until the other party answers.
By the preset dial
You can store up to 6 contacts in the preset dial.
For details on how to store, see “Preset dial” on
page 40.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch the number in the list (“1” to
“6”).
The contact confirmation display appears.
3 Touch .
The call is made and the calling display
appears until the other party answers.
By the voice dial function
You can make a call using the voice tag stored on
the connected cellular phone.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
3 Say the voice tag stored on the cellular
phone.
Your voice is recognized, then the call is
made.
The calling display appears until the other
party answers.
By the redial function
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
The call is made and the calling display
appears until the other party answers.
Notes
• Say the voice tag in the same way as you stored it
on the cellular phone.
• If the voice dial function is activated on the
connected cellular phone, it may not work via this
unit.
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• Do not use the voice dial function on the cellular
phone while it is connected to this unit.
• Noises such as the engine running may interfere
with sound recognition. In order to improve
recognition, operate under conditions where noise is
minimized.
• Voice dial may not work depending on the
recognition specification of the cellular phone. For
details, visit the support site on the back cover.
To adjust the talker’s voice volume
Press (VOL) +/– while making a call.
The level of the talker’s voice volume will be
stored into memory, independently from the
regular volume level.
Receiving calls
With the unit connected to the cellular phone,
you can receive a call in any status (except for
MirrorLink™ mode).
To answer the call
Touch .
To adjust the ringtone volume
Press (VOL) +/– while receiving a call.
The level of ringtone volume will be stored into
memory, independently from the regular volume
level.
To reject a call
Touch .
Note
The ringtone and talker’s voice are output only from
the front speakers.
Tips
• You can set to answer a call automatically (page 40).
• You can set to use the ringtone of the cellular phone
or this unit (page 40).
Operations during a call
To adjust the talker’s voice volume
Press (VOL) +/– during a call.
The level of the talker’s voice volume will be
stored into memory, independently from the
regular volume level.
To send DTMF (Dual Tone Multiple
Frequency) tones
Touch , then the required number keys.
To transfer the current call to the
cellular phone
Touch .
To transfer back to the handsfree call, touch
again.
Note
Depending on the cellular phone, connection may be
cut off when call transfer is attempted.
To adjust the volume for the other
party
1 Touch , then “MIC Gain.”
2 Touch “Low,” “Middle,” or “High” to
adjust the level.
3 Touch repeatedly to return to the
previous displays.
To end a call
Touch .
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Phonebook management
You can store up to 500 contacts in the
phonebook.
Notes
• Prior to disposal or changing ownership of your car
with this unit still installed, be sure to erase all the
phonebook data in this unit to prevent possible
unauthorized access, by doing any of the following:
– Delete the phonebook data by initializing
(page 41).
– Press the reset button.
– Disconnect the power supply lead.
• Downloaded phonebook data from a cellular phone
cannot be overwritten by subsequent data. However,
some data (name, etc.), may be duplicated as a
result.
• Phonebook data may be lost if this unit is damaged.
Selecting phonebook data
You can select the phonebook data of a cellular
phone, or the internal data on this unit.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch , then “Phonebook Select.”
3 Touch the desired item.
To return to the previous display, touch .
Storing phonebook data (When
“Internal” has been selected from
“Phonebook Select”)
You can send phonebook data from the
connected cellular phone and receive it on this
unit.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch , then “Receive Phonebook.”
This unit is ready for receiving phonebook
data.
3 Send the phonebook data by
operating the connected cellular
phone.
When receiving is complete, Bluetooth device
name appears and the phonebook data is
stored on this unit.
Browsing a phonebook
You can browse its phonebook data.
You can also make a call to a contact.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
The phonebook appears.
3 Select the desired contact.
1In the name list, touch the name of the
contact.
2In the number list, touch the phone
number.
To search the desired contact by alphabetical
order, touch , then select alphabet.
The contact confirmation display appears.
To call the contact
Select the desired contact from the phonebook,
then touch .
Deleting phonebook data
To delete all phonebook data on this
unit
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
The phonebook appears.
3 Touch .
The confirmation display appears.
4 Touch “OK.”
All phonebook data is deleted.
To delete an individual contact from
the phonebook
1 Follow steps 1 to 2 above.
2 Select the contact to delete.
In the name list, touch the name of the
contact.
To search the desired contact by alphabetical
order, touch , then select alphabet.
3 Touch .
The confirmation display appears.
4 Touch “OK.”
The contact is deleted from the phonebook.
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Call data management
Deleting call history
You can delete the items in the call history.
To delete all items in the call history
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
The call history list appears.
3 Touch .
The confirmation display appears.
4 Touch “OK.”
All items in the call history are deleted.
Preset dial
You can store contacts in the phonebook or call
history into the preset dials.
To store from the phonebook
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
The Bluetooth Phone display appears.
2 Touch .
The phonebook appears.
3 Select the contact to store in the
preset dial.
1In the name list, touch the name of the
contact.
2In the number list, touch the phone
number.
To search the desired contact by alphabetical
order, touch , then select alphabet.
The contact confirmation display appears.
4 Touch “Preset,” then the desired
preset number (“1” to “6”).
The contact is stored to the selected preset
number.
To change the registration of the
preset dial
Follow the procedure above and overwrite a
registered preset dial.
Phone option menu
The Phone option menu can be configured in
“Phone.”
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Phone.”
2 Touch .
The Phone option menu appears.
3 Touch the desired item in the list and
configure the setting.
The items in the Phone option menu are as
follows:
*1 Cannot be configured during a handsfree call.
*2 Depending on the cellular phone, this unit’s
ringtone may be output even if set to “Cellular.”
During a handsfree call, the items in the Phone
option menu are as follows:
“Ringtone”*1
*2
Uses the ringtone of this unit or the connected
cellular phone: “Internal,” “Cellular.”
“Auto Answer”*1
Answers an incoming call automatically.
– “OFF”: to not answer automatically.
– “3 sec”: to answer automatically after 3
seconds.
– “10 sec”: to answer automatically after 10
seconds.
Phonebook Select
Browses the phonebook data on this unit or
cellular phone: “Internal,” “Cellular.”
Receive Phonebook
Sends phonebook data from the connected
cellular phone.
When receiving is complete, Bluetooth device
name appears.
Background Visualizer
Sets Background Visualizer: “ON,” “OFF.”
“Speech Quality” (Echo Canceller/Noise
Canceller Mode)
Reduces echo and noise during a call.
For normal use, set to “Mode 1.”
If the outgoing sound quality is unsatisfactory,
set to “Mode 2.”
“MIC Gain” (page 38)
Adjusts the microphone volume for the other
party: “Low,” “Middle,” “High.”
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Audio streaming
Listening to a Bluetooth device via
this unit
If the other device supports A2DP (Advanced
Audio Distribution Profile), you can listen to the
playback sound via this unit.
1 Connect this unit and the Bluetooth
device (page 36).
2 Reduce the volume on this unit.
3 Press (HOME), then touch “BT Audio.”
The Bluetooth Audio display appears.
4 Operate the other Bluetooth device to
start playback.
5 Adjust the volume on this unit.
Note
During disconnection to the last-connected device,
touch “Reconnect” to search for the last-connected
Bluetooth device.
If the problem is not solved, touch “BT Settings,” then
set the signal to “ON.” Touch “Pairing >” to enter the
Paring mode.
For details on the procedure of the Paring, see
page 36.
Operating a Bluetooth device with
this unit
If the other device supports AVRCP (Audio
Video Remote Control Profile), you can control
playback via this unit.
Operations can be performed in the same way as
disc playback (page 19), except for the
following:
Notes
• The available operation differs depending on the
Bluetooth device. Perform unavailable operations on
the Bluetooth device.
• Depending on the Bluetooth device, it may be
necessary to touch u twice to start/pause the
playback.
• During audio streaming, some indications such as
track name, etc., may not appear on this unit.
General Settings about
Bluetooth
The Bluetooth settings can be configured in
“General Settings.”
1 Touch , and move the scrollbar up
and down.
The Bluetooth setting menu appears.
2 Touch the desired item in the list and
configure the setting.
The items in the Bluetooth setting menu are as
follows:
* Cannot be configured during a handsfree call.
Note
For details on the setting of other Bluetooth devices,
refer to their respective manuals.
Do this To
Touch reduce the volume level
differences between this
unit and the other Bluetooth
device. The level is
adjustable in single steps,
between –8 and +18.
“Bluetooth Connection”*
Activates the Bluetooth signal: “ON,” “OFF.”
Touch “Pairing >” to enter the Paring mode.
“Bluetooth Initialize”*
Initializes all Bluetooth-related settings. Touch
“Initialize” to confirm.
“Bluetooth Initialize” deletes all Bluetooth-
related settings such as phonebook data, call
history, preset dial, history of connected
Bluetooth devices, etc.
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Sound Adjustment
Selecting the sound quality
— EQ7
You can select an equalizer curve from 7 music
types (“Xplod,” “Vocal,” “Edge,” “Cruise,”
“Space,” “Gravity,” “Custom,” or “OFF”).
1 During reception/playback, press
(HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The sound setting menu appears.
3 Touch “EQ7.”
The options appear.
4 Touch the desired equalizer curve.
The setting is complete.
To cancel the equalizer curve, select “OFF.”
To return to the previous display, touch .
Note
During USB Video playback, you cannot operate the
sound adjustment while listening.
Customizing the equalizer curve
— EQ7 Tune
The EQ7 “Custom” curve allows you to make
your own equalizer settings. You can adjust the
level of 7 different bands: 63 Hz, 160 Hz,
400 Hz, 1 kHz, 2.5 kHz, 6.3 kHz, and 16 kHz.
1 During reception/playback, press
(HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch , then “EQ7.”
Set the equalizer curve to other than “OFF.”
3 Touch “Custom,” then “Tune >.”
The tuning display appears.
4 Touch +/– of each frequency to adjust
their levels.
The level is adjustable in single steps,
between –8 and +8.
To restore the factory-set equalizer curve,
touch “Reset.”
5 Touch “OK.”
The setting is complete.
Tip
Other equalizer types are also adjustable.
Adjusting the sound
characteristics
The sound balance between left and right
speakers (“Balance”) and front and rear speakers
(“Fader”) can be adjusted to your preference.
You can also adjust the volume level of the
subwoofer if it is connected.
1 During reception/playback, press
(HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The sound setting menu appears.
3 Touch “Balance/Fader/Subwoofer.”
The setting display appears.
4 Touch B/V/v/b to adjust the balance/
fader.
The level is adjustable in single steps between
–15 and +15 (Balance)/–15 and +15 (Fader).
5 Touch +/– to adjust the volume level of
the subwoofer.
This setting is adjustable only when a
subwoofer is connected and “Subwoofer” is
set to “ON” (page 50).
The level is adjustable in single steps,
between –6 and +6.
To return to the previous display, touch .
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Optimizing sound for the
listening position
— Intelligent Time Alignment
The unit can change the localization of sound by
delaying the sound output from each speaker to
suit your position, and simulate a natural sound
field with the feeling of being in the center of it
wherever you sit in the car.
The options for “Listening Position” are
indicated below.
You can also set the approximate subwoofer
position from your listening position if:
– the subwoofer is connected and “Subwoofer” is
set to “ON” (page 50).
– the listening position is set to “Front L,” “Front
R,” “Front,” or “All.”
1 During reception/playback, press
(HOME) then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The sound setting menu appears.
3 Touch “Listening Position.”
The setting display appears.
4 Touch “Front L,” “Front R,” “Front,” or
“All.”
5 Set the subwoofer position.
If you select “Front L,” “Front R,” “Front,” or
“All” in step 4 above, you can set the
subwoofer position.
Touch “Near,” “Normal,” or “Far.”
The setting is complete.
To customize the listening position, touch
“Custom >.” If you want to restore the default
setting, touch “Reset.”
To cancel Intelligent Time Alignment, select
“OFF.”
To return to the previous display, touch .
Calibrating the listening position
— Intelligent Time Alignment Tune
You can precisely calibrate your listening
position from each speaker so that the sound
delay reaches the listener more correctly.
Before starting, measure the distance between
your listening position and each speaker.
1 During reception/playback, press
(HOME) then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch , then “Listening Position.”
3 Touch “Custom >.”
The setting display appears.
4 Touch +/– of each speaker to set the
distance between your listening
position and the speakers.
The distance is adjustable in 2 cm (13
/16 in)
steps, between 0 and 400 cm (0 and 13 1
/10 ft).
5 Touch “OK.”
The setting is complete.
To restore the default setting, touch “Reset.”
To return to the previous display, touch .
Note
The setting is applied only after “OK” is touched.
“Front L” (1): Front left
“Front R” (2): Front right
“Front” (3): Center front
“All” (4): In the center of
your car
“Custom”: Precisely
calibrated position (page 43)
“OFF”: No position set
1 2
4
3
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Speaker configuration and
volume setup
Creating a virtual center speaker
— CSO
To fully enjoy surround sound, it is preferable to
have 5 speakers (front left/right, rear left/right,
center) and 1 subwoofer. CSO (Center Speaker
Organizer) allows you to create a virtual center
speaker even though a real center speaker is not
connected.
1 During DVD playback, touch the
display.
2 Touch .
The Disc Option menu appears.
3 Touch “CSO (Center Speaker
Organizer).”
The options appear.
4 Touch “CSO1,” “CSO2,” or “CSO3.”
The setting is complete.
To cancel CSO, touch “OFF” in step 4.
To return to the previous display, touch .
Note
“CSO (Center Speaker Organizer)” is effective only
when “Multi Channel Output” is set to “Multi”
(page 52), as it is effective only for playback of multi-
channel sources.
Using rear speakers like
subwoofers — Rear Bass
Enhancer
Rear Bass Enhancer enhances the bass sound by
applying the low pass filter setting (page 49) to
the rear speakers. This function allows the rear
speakers to work like a pair of subwoofers if one
is not connected.
1 During reception/playback, press
(HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The sound setting menu appears.
3 Move the scrollbar up and down, then
touch “RBE (Rear Bass Enhancer).”
The options appear.
4 Touch “RBE1,” “RBE2,” or “RBE3.”
The setting is complete.
To cancel RBE, touch “OFF” in step 4.
To return to the previous display, touch .
Adjusting the speaker volume
You can adjust the volume level of each
connected speaker.
The adjustable speakers are “Front R” (Front
Right), “Front L” (Front Left), “Surround L”
(Rear Left), “Surround R” (Rear Right) and
“Subwoofer*.”
* Adjustable only when a subwoofer is connected and
“Subwoofer” is set to “ON” (page 50).
1 While no source is selected, press
(HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The sound setting menu appears.
3 Move the scrollbar up and down, then
touch “4.1ch Speaker Level.”
The setting display appears.
4 Touch the desired item, then +/– to
adjust the level.
Repeat this step to adjust each speaker’s
volume.
To restore the default setting, touch “Reset.”
To return to the previous display, touch .
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Monitor Adjustment
Adjusting the monitor angle
(XAV-741/701BT only)
You can adjust the monitor angle for best
viewing.
1 Press and hold Z on the main unit.
2 Touch / to adjust the angle.
The adjustment is stored.
The monitor retains the angle even after the
front panel is opened and closed.
To return to the previous display, touch .
Touch panel calibration
Touch panel calibration is required if the
touching position does not correspond with the
proper item.
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The general setting menu appears.
3 Move the scrollbar up and down, then
touch “Touch Panel Adjust.”
The setting display appears.
4 Touch the targets in sequence.
The calibration is complete.
To cancel calibration, touch “Cancel.”
Adjusting the picture
— Picture EQ
You can adjust the picture to suit the interior
brightness of the car.
The options are indicated below.
“Dynamic”: Vivid picture with bright, clear
colors.
“Standard”: Standard picture.
“Theater”: Brightens the monitor; suitable for
darkly-lit movies.
“Sepia”: Applies a sepia tone to the picture.
“Custom 1,” “Custom 2”: User-adjustable
settings (page 45).
1 During video playback, press (HOME),
then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The Visual Settings menu appears.
3 Touch “Picture EQ.”
The options appear.
4 Touch the desired option.
To return to the previous display, touch .
Notes
• This setting is available only when the parking brake
is set.
• This setting is not available for USB Video.
Customizing the picture
The options “Custom 1” and “Custom 2” of
Picture EQ allow you to make your own picture
setting by adjusting the picture tones.
1 During video playback, press (HOME),
then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch , then “Picture EQ.”
3 Touch “Custom 1 >” or “Custom 2 >.”
The setting display appears.
4 Touch “Warm,” “Normal,” or “Cool” to
select “Color Tone.”
5 Touch +/– of “Brightness” and “Color”
to adjust their levels.
6 Touch “OK.”
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To return to the previous display, touch .
Note
The picture of the rear view camera cannot be
adjusted.
Selecting the aspect ratio
You can change the screen aspect ratio.
The options are indicated below.
1 During video playback, press (HOME),
then touch “Settings.”
2 Touch .
The screen setting menu appears.
3 Touch “Aspect.”
The options appear.
4 Touch the desired option.
To return to the previous display, touch .
Notes
• This setting is available only when the parking brake
is set.
• The screen aspect ratio of the rear view camera
cannot be changed.
• When you change the screen aspect of USB Video,
enter the option menu of USB Video. (page 27)
Settings
The setting menu includes the following
categories.
• : General Settings (page 47)
• : Sound Settings (page 49)
• : Visual Settings (page 51)
• : Source Settings (page 52)
Basic setting operation
You can set items in the menu via the following
procedure.
For example, when setting the Key Illumination:
1 Press (HOME), then touch “Settings.”
The setting menu appears.
2 Touch , and move the scrollbar up
and down, then touch “Key
Illumination.”
The general setting display appears.
3 Move the scrollbar up and down to
select the desired preset color, then
press it.
The setting is complete.
To return to the previous display, touch .
“Normal”: Picture with 4:3
aspect ratio (regular picture).
“Wide”: Picture with 4:3
aspect ratio enlarged to the left
and right edges of the screen,
with overflowing parts of the
top and bottom cut off to fill the
screen.
“Full”: Picture with 16:9
aspect ratio.
“Zoom”: Picture with 4:3
aspect ratio enlarged to the left
and right edges of the screen.
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General Settings
Touch “Settings” c c the desired item c the desired option. For details on this procedure, see “Basic
setting operation” on page 46.
For details, see the pages listed below. “z” indicates the default setting.
Item Option Purpose Unit status
Clock Adjust (page 15, 17) – – Any status
Language English (z),
Français,
Español,
Português,
Русский,
Nederlands,
Deutsch,
Italiano
To select the display
language.
Any status
Name Characters Latin
Characters
(z), Russian
Characters,
Simplified
Chinese,
Traditional
Chinese,
Korean
Characters,
Thai
Characters
To select the character
encoding.
Any status
Auto OFF
Shuts off automatically after a
desired time when no source is
selected.
OFF (z) To deactivate the Auto Off
function.
Any status
30 sec, 30 min,
60 min
To select the desired time.
Demo ON (z) To activate the
demonstration.
Any status
OFF To deactivate the
demonstration.
Beep ON (z) To activate the operation
sound.
Any status
OFF To deactivate the operation
sound.
Rotary Commander
Changes the operative
direction of rotary commander
controls.
Default (z) To use in the factory-set
position.
Any status
Reverse To use on the right side of
the steering column.
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* “Bluetooth Initialize” deletes all Bluetooth-related settings such as phonebook data, call history, preset dial,
history of connected Bluetooth devices, etc.
Item Option Purpose Unit status
Key Illumination (page 34) Rainbow (z)
(12 preset
colors,
customized
color and 5
preset
patterns)
To change the color of the
buttons.
Any status
Touch Panel Adjust
(page 45)
– –
Any status
Camera Input
Activates the video input from
the connected rear view
camera.
OFF To deactivate the input.
Any status
Normal (z) To display the picture from
the rear view camera when
the back lamp lights up.
Reverse To display the picture from
the rear view camera when
the shift lever is set to the R
(reverse) position.
Rear View Camera Setting
(page 54)
– –
Any status
Output Color System
Changes the color system
according to the connected
monitor.
(SECAM is not supported.)
PAL (z) To set to PAL.
No source
selected
NTSC To set to NTSC.
Bluetooth Connection
(page 36)
ON To search from the
Bluetooth device.
Any status
OFF (z) To not connect the
Bluetooth device.
Bluetooth Initialize* – To initialize the Bluetooth
settings.
Any status
Firmware Version – To update the Firmware
version.
Any status
Open Source Licenses – To display the software
licenses.
Any status
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Sound Settings
Touch “Settings” c c the desired item c the desired option. For details on this procedure, see “Basic
setting operation” on page 46.
For details, see the pages listed below. “z” indicates the default setting.
Item Option Purpose Unit status
EQ7 (page 42) OFF (z) To cancel the equalizer
curve.
Duringreception/
playback
Xplod, Vocal,
Edge, Cruise,
Space,
Gravity,
Custom
To select the equalizer
curve; customize the
equalizer curve.
Balance/Fader/Subwoofer
(page 42)
Balance :
(–15 ~ +15)
Fader :
(–15 ~ +15)
z: 0
To adjust the level.
Duringreception/
playback
Subwoofer:
(–6 ~ +6)
z: 0
To adjust the volume level
of the subwoofer.
(Available only when
“Subwoofer” is set to
“ON.”)
Listening Position (page 43)
Sets the listening position and
subwoofer position.
Front L (z) To set to front left.
Any status
Front R To set to front right.
Front To set to center front.
All To set to the center of your
car.
OFF To not set the listening
position.
Subwoofer:
Near,
Normal (z),
Far
To select the subwoofer
position. (Available only
when “Subwoofer” is set to
“ON,” and the listening
position is set to “Front L,”
“Front R,” “Front,” or
“All.”)
Custom To precisely calibrate the
listening position
(page 43).
RBE (Rear Bass Enhancer)
(page 44)
Uses rear speakers like
subwoofers.
OFF (z),
RBE1, RBE2,
RBE3
To select the mode.
Duringreception/
playback
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Item Option Purpose Unit status
Crossover Filter
Selects the cut-off frequency
of the front/rear speakers
(HPF) and subwoofer (LPF).
LPF: 50 Hz,
60 Hz, 80 Hz,
100 Hz (z),
120 Hz
To select the cut-off
frequency. (Available only
when “Subwoofer” is set to
“ON.”)
Duringreception/
playback
HPF: OFF (z) To not cut out the
frequencies.
HPF: 50 Hz,
60 Hz, 80 Hz,
100 Hz, 120 Hz
To select the cut-off
frequency.
Subwoofer
Phase:
Normal (z),
Reverse
To select the subwoofer
phase. (Available only
when “Subwoofer” is set to
“ON.”)
Subwoofer
Sets the subwoofer connection
status.
ON (z) To set the connection status
to on. No source
selected
OFF To set the connection status
to off.
4.1ch Speaker Level
(page 44)
– – No source
selected

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