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    2012 Toyota Sienna Audio System 2012 Toyota Sienna Audio System Document Transcript

    • AUDIO SYSTEM SECTION 6AUDIO SYSTEMD Quick reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142D Using your audio system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Some basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Radio operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 CD player operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155D Audio remote controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166D Audio system operating hints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 141
    • AUDIO SYSTEMQuick referenceOperations such as selecting a preset station and adjusting the sound balance are car-ried out on the touch screen. To display the audio screen, push the “AUDIO” button. 6U5069aX1 Function menu display screen 5 “FM” button To control the radio or CD player, Push this button to choose an FM sta- touch the touch screen buttons. For tion. For details, see pages 144 and details, see page 144. 147.2 “AUDIO” button 6 “AM·SAT” button Push this button to display the audio Push this button to choose an AM or control screen. For details, see page SAT station. For details, see pages 143. 144 and 147.3 “ ” button 7 “TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button Push this button to insert or eject a Push either side of this button to step disc. For details, see pages 155 and up or down the frequency, or to ac- 157. cess a desired track or file. For de- tails, see pages 147, 148, 151, 1584 “DISC·AUX” button and 162. Push this button to turn the CD player and AUX on. For details, see pages 8 “PWR·VOL” knob 144, 146 and 157. Push this knob to turn the audio sys- tem on and off, and turn it to adjust the volume. For details, see page 143.142
    • AUDIO SYSTEMUsing your audio system —— Some basicsThis section describes some of the basic D Turning the system on and offfeatures of your audio system. Some in-formation may not pertain to your system.Your audio system works when the engineswitch is in “ACC” or “ON” position. NOTICE U6001SENI To prevent the battery from being dis- charged, do not leave the audio sys- tem on longer than necessary when the engine is not running. CAUTION “AUDIO”: Push this button to display For vehicles sold in U.S.A. and touch screen buttons for audio system (au- Canada: dio control mode). D Part 15 of the FCC Rules “PWR·VOL”: Push this knob to turn the audio system on and off. Turn this knob to FCC Warning: adjust the volume. The system turns on in Changes or modifications in con- the last mode used. struction not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance You can select the function that enables could void the user’s authority to op- automatic return to the previous screen erate the equipment. from the audio screen. See “(a) Automatic transition” on page 137 for details. D Laser products D Do not take this unit apart or attempt to make any changes yourself. This is an intricate unit that uses a laser pickup to retrieve information from the surface of compact discs. The laser is carefully shielded so that its rays remain inside the cabinet. Therefore, never try to disassemble the player or alter any of its parts since you may be exposed to laser rays and dangerous voltages. D This product utilizes a laser. Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. 143
    • AUDIO SYSTEMD Switching between functions 6U5D70F U6002SENIPush “AM·SAT”, “FM” or “DISC·AUX”button to turn on the desired mode. The 6U5D71aFselected mode turns on immediately.Push these buttons if you want to switchfrom one mode to another.If the disc is not inserted, the “CD” screenwill not appear. 6U5D72aF The function buttons for radio and CD play- er operation are displayed on the screen when the audio control mode is selected.144
    • AUDIO SYSTEMTouch them lightly and directly on the D Tone and balancescreen. How good an audio program sounds to youThe selected button is highlighted. is largely determined by the mix of the treble and bass levels. In fact, different kinds of music and vocal programs usually INFORMATION sound better with different levels of trebleD If the system does not respond to a and bass. touch of a touch screen button, A good balance of the left and right stereo move your finger away from the channels and of the front and rear sound screen and then touch it again. levels is also important.D You cannot operate dimmed touch Keep in mind that if you are listening to a screen buttons. stereo recording or broadcast, changingD Wipe off fingerprints on the surface the right/left balance will increase the vol- of the display using a glass clean- ume of one group of sounds while de- ing cloth. creasing the volume of another. 1. Push the “AUDIO” button. 6U5D73aF 2. Touch “SOUND”. 145
    • AUDIO SYSTEM D Your CD player When you insert a disc, insert it with the la- bel side up. The CD player will play from track 1 through to the end of the disc. Then 6U5D74F it will play from track 1 again. NOTICE Never try to disassemble or oil any part of the CD player. Do not insert3. Touch the desired button. anything other than discs into the“TREB” “+” or “–”: Adjusts high−pitched slot.tones. The player is intended for use with 12 cm“BASS” “+” or “–”: Adjusts low−pitched (4.7 in.) discs only.tones. D AUX adapter“FRONT” or “REAR”: Adjusts sound bal- The sound of portable audio players con-ance between the front and rear speakers. nected to the AUX adapter can be enjoyed.“L” or “R”: Adjusts sound balance be- Push the “DISC·AUX” button to switch totween the left and right speakers. AUX mode. For details, refer to the “Own-4. Touch “OK”. er’s Manual”.The tone of each mode (for such as AM,FM1 and CD player) can be adjusted.146
    • AUDIO SYSTEM— Radio operationD Listening to the radio U6004SENI U6003SENI Push “ ” or “ ” sides of the “TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button to stepPush these buttons to choose either an up or step down the station band.AM or FM station. Your radio automatically changes to stereo“AM”, “FM1” or “FM2” appears on the reception when a stereo broadcast is re-screen. ceived. “ST” appears on the screen. If theIf your vehicle is equipped with a satellite signal becomes weak, the radio reducesradio broadcast system, when you push the amount of channel separation to pre-the “AM·SAT” button, “AM”, “SAT1”, vent the weak signal from creating noise.“SAT2”, “SAT3” station appears on the dis- If the signal becomes extremely weak, theplay. For details about satellite radio radio switches from stereo to mono recep-broadcast, see “— Radio operation (XMr tion. In this case, “ST” disappears from theSatellite Radio broadcast)” on page 149. screen. 147
    • AUDIO SYSTEMD Presetting a station D Selecting a station Tune in the desired station using one of the following methods. Preset tuning: Touch the channel selec- tor button (1 — 6) for the station you want. 6U5D75aF The touch screen button is highlighted and the station frequency appears on the screen. Seek tuning: Push “ ” or “ ” sides of the “TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button and hold it until you hear a beep. The radio will1. Tune in the desired station. begin seeking up or down for a station of the nearest frequency and will stop on re-2. Touch one of the channel selector ception. Each time you push the button,buttons (1 — 6) you want and hold it un- the stations will be searched automaticallytil a beep is heard. one after another.This sets the station to the touch screen To scan all the frequencies: Touchbutton and the frequency appears on the “SCAN” on the screen briefly. “SCAN” ap-touch screen button. pears on the screen. The radio will find theEach radio mode can store up to 6 station- next station and stay there for a few se-s. To change the preset station to a differ- conds, and then scan again. To select aent one, follow the same procedure. station, touch “SCAN” again.The preset station memory is cancelled To scan the preset stations: Touchwhen the power source is interrupted by “SCAN” on the screen for longer thanbattery disconnection or a blown fuse. approximately a second. “P·SCAN” ap- pears on the screen. The radio will tune in the next preset station, stay there for a few seconds, and then move to the next preset station. To select a station, touch “SCAN” again.148
    • AUDIO SYSTEM— Radio operation(XMr Satellite Radiobroadcast)To listen to a satellite radio broadcast in Satellite tuner technology notice:your vehicle, an additional genuine Toyota Toyota’s satellite radio tuners are awardedsatellite receiver and antenna must be pur- Type Approval Certificates from XMrchased and installed, and the subscription Satellite Radio Inc. as proof ofto the XMr Satellite Radio is necessary. compatibility with the services offered by the XMr Satellite Radio.D How to subscribe to an XMr Satellite Radio D Displaying the radio IDAn XMr Satellite Radio is a tuner designed Each XMr tuner is identified with a uniqueexclusively to receive broadcasts provided radio ID. You will need the radio ID whenunder a separate subscription. Availability activating XMr service or when reportingis limited to the 48 contiguous U.S. states a problem.and some Canadian provinces. If you select the “CH 000” using theHow to subscribe: “TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button, the ID code of 8 alphanumeric characters ap-You must enter into a separate service pears. If you select another channel, dis-agreement with the XMr Satellite Radio in play of the ID code is canceled. The chan-order to receive satellite broadcast pro- nel (000) alternates the display betweengramming in the vehicle. Additional activa- the radio ID and the specific radio ID code.tion and service subscription fees applythat are not included in the purchase priceof the vehicle and optional digital satellite INFORMATIONtuner. Cargo loaded on the roof luggage car-For detailed information about XMr Satel- rier, especially metal objects, may ad-lite Radio or to subscribe: versely affect the reception of XMrU.S.A.— Satellite Radio.Visit on the web at www.xmradio.com orcall 1−800−967−2346.Canada—Visit on the web at www.xmradio.ca or call1−877−209−0079.The XMr Satellite Radio is solely responsi-ble for the quality, availability and contentof the satellite radio services provided,which are subject to the terms and condi-tions of the XMr Satellite Radio customerservice agreement.Customers should have their radio IDready; the radio ID can be found by select-ing “channel 000” on the radio. For details,see the “Displaying the radio ID” that fol-lows.All fees and programming are the respon-sibility of the XMr Satellite Radio and aresubject to change. 149
    • AUDIO SYSTEMD Listening to satellite radio D Channel category 6U5D80F U6005SENI Touch either “TYPEA” or “TYPE"” to go to the next or previous category.Push the “AM·SAT” button to chooseeither an AM station or a SAT (satellite)channel.Besides “AM”, “SAT1”, “SAT2” or “SAT3”appears on the display. U6004SENIPush “ ” or “ ” sides of the“TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button to selectthe next or previous channel.If you turn continuously, you can rapidlyscroll forward or down through the chan-nels.150
    • AUDIO SYSTEMD Presetting a channel D Selecting a channel1. Tune in the desired channel. Tune in the desired channel using one of the following methods. Preset tuning: Touch the channel selec- tor button (1 — 6) for the channel you want. The button (1 — 6) is highlighted and chan- 6U5D81F nel number appears on the display. To select channel within the current category: Push “ ” or “ ” sides of the “TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button. The radio will step up or down the channel within the current channel category. Touch “TYPE SEEK”. The radio will step up the channel2. Touch one of the channel selector within the current channel category.buttons (1 — 6) and hold it until a beepis heard.This sets the channel to the touch screenbutton and the name and number of thechannel appears on the touch screen but-ton.Each touch screen button can store threeSAT channels. To change the preset chan-nel to a different one, follow the same pro-cedure.The preset channel memory is cancelledwhen the power source is interrupted bybattery disconnection or a blown fuse. 151
    • AUDIO SYSTEM D Displaying the title and name 6U5D82F 6U5D83FTo scan the currently selected channelcategory: Touch “TYPE SCAN” briefly. When you touch “TEXT”, the song/pro-“SCAN” appears on the display. The radio gram title and the artist name/feature arewill find the next channel in the same chan- displayed.nel category, stay there for a few seconds,and then scan again. To select a channel, Up to 16 alphanumeric characters can betouch “TYPE SCAN” a second time. displayed. (Some information will not be fully displayed.) When you touch “TEXT” again, the dis- play returns.152
    • AUDIO SYSTEMD If the satellite radio tuner malfunctionsWhen problems occur with the XMr tuner, a message will appear on the display. Refer-ring to the table below to identify the problem, take the suggested corrective action. The XMr antenna is not connected. Check whether the XMr anten- na cable is attached securely. ANTENNA A short circuit occurs in the antenna or the surrounding antenna cable. See a Toyota certified dealer for assistance. You have not subscribed to the XMr Satellite Radio. The radio is be- ing updated with the latest encryption code. Contact the XMr Satel- lite Radio for subscription information. When a contact is canceled, you can choose the “CH000” and all free−to−air channels. UPDATING The premium channel you selected is not authorized. Wait for about 2 seconds until the radio returns to the previous channel or “CH001”. If it does not change automatically, select another channel. If you want to listen to the premium channel, contact the XMr Satellite Ra- dio. The XMr signal is too weak at the current location. Wait until your NO SIGNAL vehicle reaches a location with a stronger signal. The unit is acquiring audio or program information. Wait until the unit LOADING has received the information. The channel you selected is not broadcasting any programming. Se- OFF AIR lect another channel. There is no song/program title or artist name/feature associated with −−−−− the channel at that time. No action needed. The channel you selected is no longer available. Wait for about 2 −−− seconds until the radio returns to the previous channel or “CH001”. If it does not change automatically, select another channel.Contact the XMr Listener Care Center at 1−800−967−2346 (U.S.A.) or1−877−209−0079 (Canada). 153
    • AUDIO SYSTEM NOTICE INFORMATIONThis equipment has been tested and This XMr tuner supports “Audio Ser-found to comply with the limits for a vices” (Music and Talk) of only XMrclass B digital device, pursuant to Satellite Radio and “Text Informa-Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These lim- tion”* linked to the respective “Audioits are designed to provide reason- Services”.able protection against harmful inter- *Text Information includes, Stationference in a residential installation. Name, (Artist) Name, (Song) Title andThis equipment generates, uses and Category Name.can radiate radio frequency energyand, if not installed and used in ac-cordance with the instructions, maycause harmful interference to radiocommunications. However, there isno guarantee that interference willnot occur in a particular installation.If this equipment does cause harmfulinterference to radio or television re-ception, which can be determined byturning the equipment off and on, theuser is encouraged to try to correctthe interference by one or more of thefollowing measures:— Reorient or relocate the receivingantenna.— Increase the separation betweenthe equipment and receiver.— Connect the equipment into anoutlet on a circuit different from thatto which the receiver is connected.— Consult the dealer or an experi-enced radio/TV technician for help.Information to userAlternation or modifications carriedout without appropriate authoriza-tion may invalidate the user’s right tooperate the equipment.154
    • AUDIO SYSTEM— CD player operationThe CD player can play audio CDs, CD (a) Inserting discstext, WMA discs and MP3 discs. The engine switch must be set at “ACC” or D Audio CD, CD text . . . . . . . . . 158 “ON” position. D MP3/WMA disc . . . . . . . . . . . 161For appropriate discs for this changer, see“Audio system operating hints” on page167. U6006SENI 1. Push the “ ” button. 155
    • AUDIO SYSTEM CAUTION D Do not place anything on the opened display, as such items may be thrown about and possibly in- 6U5D46X jure people in the vehicle during sudden braking or in an accident. D To reduce the chance of injury in case of an accident or sudden stop while driving, keep the display closed. D Take care not to jam your hand while the display is moving. Other-2. Insert a disc. wise, you could be injured.3. Push the “CLOSEY” button toclose the display.After insertion, the set disc is automatically NOTICEloaded.If the label faces down, the disc cannot be Do not obstruct the display while it isplayed. In this case, “CD Check” appears moving. It could damage your audioon the screen. system. INFORMATION Under extremely cold conditions, the display may react slowly or operation sound may become louder.156
    • AUDIO SYSTEM(b) Ejecting discs (c) Playing a disc U6006SENI U6007SENIPush the “ ” button. Push the “DISC·AUX” button if the disc are already loaded in the CD player.The display will open and the disc will beejected. A disc can then be inserted. The “CD” screen will be displayed. NOTICE If a disc cannot be ejected, do not for- cibly take out the disc. Keep pushing the “ ” button for approximately 5 seconds and release it. At this time, the audio disc and the map DVD− ROM will be ejected. 157
    • AUDIO SYSTEM(d) Operating an audio CD D Selecting a desired trackD Playing an audio CD 6U5D84aF U6004SENIPush the “AUDIO” button to displaythis screen. “TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button: Use for a direct access to a desired track. Push “ ” or “ ” sides of the “TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button and repeat it until the desired track number appears on the screen. As you release the button, the CD player will start playing the selected track from the beginning. “TRACK LIST”: The desired track can be selected from a list. This function is avail- able only when the vehicle is not moving. Touch “TRACK LIST”. The track list is displayed.158
    • AUDIO SYSTEM D Searching for a desired track 6U5D85aF 6U5D86aFTouch the desired track number. TheCD player will start playing the selected While the disc is playing, touchtrack from the beginning. “SCAN” briefly. : By touching this button, the list moves “SCAN” appears on the screen. The CDup by 6 track groups. If this button is player will play the next track for 10 sec-touched when the top page of the list is dis- onds, then scan again. To select a track,played, the last page is displayed. touch “SCAN” once again. If the CD player reaches the end of the disc, it will : By touching this button, the list moves start playing at track 1.down by 6 track groups. If this button is After all the tracks are scanned in onetouched when the last page of the list is pass, normal play resumes.displayed, the top page is displayed.Fast forward: Push “ ” sides of the“TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button and hold itto fast forward the disc. When you releasethe button, the CD player will resume play-ing from that position.Reverse: Push “ ” sides of the“TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button and hold itto reverse the disc. When you release thebutton, the CD player will resume playing. 159
    • AUDIO SYSTEMD Other functions “RAND”: Use it for automatic and random selection. While the disc is playing, touch “RAND” briefly. “RAND” appears on the screen. The sys- 6U5D87aF tem selects a track on the disc being lis- tened to in random order. To cancel it, touch “RAND” once again. If a CD−TEXT disc is inserted, the title of the disc and track will be displayed. Up to 29 letters can be displayed.“RPT”: Use it for automatic repeat of thetrack or disc you are currently listening to.While the track is playing, touch “RPT”briefly.“RPT” appears on the screen. When thetrack is finished, the CD player will auto-matically go back to the beginning of thetrack and play the track again. To cancelit, touch “RPT” once again.160
    • AUDIO SYSTEM(e) Operating a MP3/WMA disc D Selecting a desired folderD Playing a MP3/WMA disc “FOLDERY”: Touch this button to go to the next folder. “FOLDERB”: Touch this button to go to the previous folder. “FOLDER LIST”: The desired folder can 6U5D88aF be selected in a list. This function is avail- able only when the vehicle is not moving. Touch “FOLDER LIST”. The folder list is displayed.Push the “AUDIO” button and touch aMP3/WMA disc number to display this 6U5D89aFscreen. Touch the desired folder number. The changer will start playing the first file of the selected folder. : By touching this button, the list moves up by 6 folder groups. If this button is touched when the top page of the list is dis- played, the last page is displayed. : By touching this button, the list moves down by 6 folder groups. If this button is touched when the last page of the list is displayed, the top page is displayed. “FILE”: The file list is displayed. “DETAIL”: Details of the file currently playing is displayed. This function is avail- able only when the vehicle is not moving. 161
    • AUDIO SYSTEMD Selecting a desired file 6U5D90aF U6004SENI “FILE”: The desired file can be selected in a list. This function is available only when the vehicle is not moving. Touch “FILE”. The file list is displayed.“TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button: Use fordirect access to a desired file.Push “ ” or “ ” sides of the“TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button and repeatit until the desired file number appears onthe display. As you release the button, theCD player will start playing the selected filefrom the beginning. When “RAND” or“FLD·RPT” is on, the file number within thefolder you are currently being listened toappears.Fast forward: Push “ ” sides of the“TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button and hold itto fast forward the disc. When you releasethe button, the CD player will resume play-ing from that position.Reverse: Push “ ” sides of the“TUNE·SEEK/TRACK” button and hold itto reverse the disc. When you release thebutton, the CD player will resume playing.162
    • AUDIO SYSTEM D Searching for a desired file 6U5D91aF 6U5D92aFTouch the desired file number. The CDplayer will start playing the selected file While the disc is playing, touchfrom the beginning. “SCAN” briefly. : By touching this button, the list moves “SCAN” appears on the screen. Theup by 6 file groups. If this button is touched changer will play the next file in the folderwhen the top page of the list is displayed, for 10 seconds, then scan again. To selectthe last page is displayed. a file, touch “SCAN” once again. If the changer reaches the end of the folder, it : By touching this button, the list moves will start playing from file 1.down by 6 file groups. If this button is After all the files are scanned in one pass,touched when the last page of the list is normal play resumes.displayed, the top page is displayed.“FOLDER”: The folder list is displayed.“DETAIL”: Details of the file currentlyplaying is displayed. This function is avail-able only when the vehicle is not moving. 163
    • AUDIO SYSTEMD Searching for a desired folder D Other functions 6U5D93aF 6U5D64aFWhile the disc is playing, touch “RPT”: Use it for automatic repeat of the“SCAN” and hold it until the file or folder you are currently listening to.“FLD·SCAN” appears on the screen. Repeating a file —The program at the beginning of each fold- While the file is playing, touch“RPT”er will be played for 10 seconds. To contin- briefly.ue listening to the program of your choice,touch “SCAN” once again. “RPT” appears on the screen. When the file is finished, the CD player will automati-After all the folders are scanned in one cally go back to the beginning of the filepass, normal play resumes. and play the file again. To cancel it, touch “RPT” once again. Repeating a folder — While the folder is playing, touch “RPT” and hold it until the “FLD·RPT” appears on the screen. When the folder is finished, the CD player will automatically go back to the beginning of the folder and play the folder again. To cancel it, touch “RPT” once again.164
    • AUDIO SYSTEM“RAND”: Use it for automatic and random (f) If the player malfunctionsselection of the folder or the disc which you If the player or another unit equipped withare currently listening to. the player malfunctions, your audio sys-Playing the files in one folder in random tem will display following messages.order — If “No CD” appears on the display: It in-While the disc is playing, touch dicates that there is no disc in the CD play-“RAND” briefly. er.“RAND” appears on the screen. The sys- If “CD Check” appears on the display:tem selects a file in the folder you are cur- It indicates that the disc dirty, damaged, orrently listening to. To cancel it, touch it was inserted upside down. Clean the“RAND” once again. disc or insert it correctly. If a disc which isPlaying the files in all the folders on one not playable is inserted, “CD Check” willdisc in random order — also appear on the screen. For appropri- ate discs for this player, see “Audio systemWhile the disc is playing, touch operating hints” on page 167.“RAND” and hold it until the“FLD·RAND” appears on the screen. If “CD Error” appears on the display: The following causes are possible.The system selects a file in all the folders.To cancel it, touch the button once again. D There is a trouble inside the system. Eject the disc.When a file is skipped or the system is in-operative, touch “RAND” to reset. D The inside of the player unit may be too hot due to the very high ambient tem- perature. Eject the disc and allow the player to cool down. If “NO MUSIC FILE” appears on the dis- play: It indicates that the disc has no play- able data. If the malfunction is not rectified: Take your vehicle to your dealer. If an MP3/WMA disc contains CD−DA files, only CD−DA files are played. If an MP3/WMA disc contains files other than CD−DA, only MP3/WMA files are played. 165
    • AUDIO SYSTEMAudio remote controls —— Steering switches 1 Volume control switch Push “+” side to increase the volume. The volume continues to increase while the switch is being pressed. Push “−” side to decrease the volume. U6008SENI The volume continues to decrease while the switch is being pressed. 2 “MODE” switch Each time you push the “MODE” switch, the system changes the audio mode. To turn the audio system on, push the “MODE” switch.Some parts of the audio system can be ad- To turn the audio system off, push and holdjusted with the switches on the steering the “MODE” switch until you hear a beep.wheel. 3 “ ” “ ” switchesDetails of the specific switches, controls, Radioand features are described below. To select a preset station: 1 Volume control switch Quickly push and release the “ ” or “ ” 2 “MODE” switch switch. Do this again to select the next pre- 3 “ ” “ ” switches set station. To seek a station: Push and hold the “ ” or “ ” switch until you hear a beep. Do this again to find the next station. If you push either the “ ” or “ ” switch in seek mode, the seek mode will cancel. CD player Use this button to skip up or down to a dif- ferent track or file in either direction. To select a desired track or file: Quickly push and release the “ ” or “ ” switch until the track or file you want to play is set. If you want to return to the beginning of the current track or file, push the “ ” switch once, quickly.166
    • AUDIO SYSTEMAudio system operatinghints FM NOTICE Fading and drifting stations — General- ly, the effective range of FM is about 40 km To ensure correct audio system op- (25 miles). Once outside this range, you erations: may notice fading and drifting, which in- D Be careful not to spill beverages crease with the distance from the radio over the audio system. transmitter. They are often accompanied by distortion. D Do not put anything other than ap- propriate discs into the CD player. Multi−path — FM signals are reflective, making it possible for two signals to reach D The use of a cellular phone inside your antenna at the same time. If this hap- or near the vehicle may cause a pens, the signals will cancel each other noise from the speakers of the out, causing a momentary flutter or loss of audio system which you are reception. listening to. However, this does not indicate a malfunction. Static and fluttering — These occur when signals are blocked by buildings,Radio reception trees, or other large objects. Increasing the bass level may reduce static and flut-Usually, the problem with radio reception tering.does not mean there is a problem with yourradio − it is just the normal result of condi- Station swapping — If the FM signal youtions outside the vehicle. are listening to is interrupted or weakened, and there is another strong station nearbyFor example, nearby buildings and terrain on the FM band, your radio may tune in thecan interfere with FM reception. Power second station until the original signal canlines or telephone wires can interfere with be picked up again.AM signals. And of course, radio signalshave a limited range, and the farther you AMare from a station, the weaker its signal will Fading — AM broadcasts are reflected bybe. In addition, reception conditions the upper atmosphere — especially atchange constantly as your vehicle moves. night. These reflected signals can inter-Here are some common reception prob- fere with those received directly from thelems that probably do not indicate a prob- radio station, causing the radio station tolem with your radio: sound alternately strong and weak. Station interference — When a reflected signal and a signal received directly from a radio station are very nearly the same frequency, they can interfere with each other, making it difficult to hear the broad- cast. Static — AM is easily affected by external sources of electrical noise, such as high tension power lines, lightening, or electri- cal motors. This results in static. 167
    • AUDIO SYSTEMMP3/WMA files D The sound quality of MP3/WMA filesD MP3 (MPEG Audio Layer 3) and WMA generally improves with higher bit rate- (Windows Media Audio) are audio s. In order to achieve a reasonable lev- compression standards. el of sound quality, discs recorded with a bit rate of at least 128 kbps are rec-D The MP3/WMA player can play MP3 ommended. and WMA files on CD−ROM, CD−R and CD−RW discs. Playable bit rates MP3 files: The unit can play disc recordings com- MPEG1 LAYER3—64 to 320 kbps patible with ISO 9660 level 1 and level MPEG2 LSF LAYER3—64 to 160 kbps 2 and with the Romeo and Joliet file WMA files: system. Ver. 7, 8 CBR—48 to 192 kbpsD When naming an MP3 or WMA file, add Ver. 9 CBR—48 to 320 kbps the appropriate file extension (.mp3 or D The MP3/WMA player does not play .wma). back MP3/WMA files from discs re-D The MP3/WMA player plays back files corder using packet write data transfer with .mp3 or .wma file extensions as (UDF format). Discs should be re- MP3 or WMA files. To prevent noise corded using “pre−mastering” software and playback errors, use the appropri- rather than packet−write software. ate file extensions. D The m3u playlists are not compatibleD The player can play only the first ses- with the audio player. sion using multi−session compatible D MP3i (MP3 interactive) and MP3PRO CDs. formats are not compatible with the au-D MP3 files are compatible with the ID3 dio player. Tag Ver. 1.0, Ver. 1.1, Ver. 2.2, and Ver. D The MP3 player is compatible with 2.3 formats. The unit cannot display VBR (Variable Bit Rate). disc title, track title and artist name in other formats. D When playing back files recorded as VBR (Variable Bit Rate) files, the playD WMA files can contain a WMA tag that time will not be correctly displayed if is used in the same way as an ID3 tag. fast−forward or reverse operations are WMA tags carry information such as used. track title, artist name. D It is not possible to check folders thatD The emphasis function is available do not include MP3/WMA files. only when playing MP3/WMA files re- corded at 32, 44.1 and 48 kHz. (The D MP3/WMA files in folders up to 8 levels system can play MP3 files with sam- deep can be played. However, the pling frequencies of 16, 22.05, and 24 start of playback may be delayed when kHz. However, the emphasis function using discs containing numerous lev- is not available for files recorded at els of folders. For this reason, we rec- these frequencies.) ommend creating discs with no more than two levels of folders. D It is possible to play up to 192 folders or 255 files on one disc.168
    • AUDIO SYSTEM CD−R AND CD−RW DISCS D CD−R/CD−RW discs that have not 001.mp3 been subject to the “finalizing process” 002.wma (a process that allows discs to be played on a conventional CD player) Folder 1 6U5161aX 003.mp3 Folder 2 cannot be played. D It may not be possible to play CD− 004.wma R/CD−RW discs recorded on a music 005.mp3 CD recorder or a personal computer because of disc characteristics, Folder 3 scratches or dirt on the disc, or dirt, 006.mp3 condensation, etc. on the lens of the unit.D The play order of the compact disc with D It may not be possible to play discs re- the structure shown on the left is as fol- corded on a personal computer de- lows: pending on the application settings and the environment. Record with the cor- rect format. (For details, contact the appropriate application manufacturers of the applications.) D CD−R/CD−RW discs may be damaged by direct exposure to sunlight, high temperatures or other storage condi- tions. The unit may be unable to play some damaged discs. D If you insert a CD−RW disc into the MP3/WMA player, playback will begin more slowly than with a conventional CD or CD−R disc. D Recordings on CD−R/CD−RW cannot be played using the DDCD (Double Density CD) system. 169
    • AUDIO SYSTEMCARING FOR YOUR CD PLAYER AND CD playerDISCSD Your CD player is intended for use with 12 cm (4.7 in.) discs only.D Extremely high temperature can keep Audio CDs your CD player from working. On hot days, use air conditioning to cool the vehicle interior before you listen to a disc.D Bumpy roads or other vibrations may D Use only compact discs marked as make your CD player skip. shown above. The following productsD If moisture gets into your CD player, may not be playable on your CD player. you may not hear any sound even SACDs though your CD player appears to be dts−CDs working. Remove the discs from the Copy−protected CDs CD player and wait until it dries. CAUTION CD player uses an invisible laser beam which could cause hazardous radiation exposure if directed outside the unit. Be sure to operate the player correctly.170
    • AUDIO SYSTEM 6U5B93X 6U5B96X" Special shaped discs " Labeled discs NOTICE D Do not use special shaped, trans- parent/translucent, low quality or labeled discs such as those shown 6U5B95X in the illustrations. The use of such discs may damage the player or changer, or it may be impossible to eject the disc. D This system is not designed for use of Dual Disc. Do not use Dual Disc because it may cause damage to" Transparent/translucent discs the player. D If a disc cannot be ejected, do not forcibly take out the disc. Keep pushing the “ ” button for approx- imately 5 seconds and release it. At this time, the audio disc and the map DVD−ROM will be ejected. 6U5B95X" Low quality discs 171
    • AUDIO SYSTEM 6U5B97X 6U5B98X" Correct " Wrong To clean a compact disc: Wipe it with a soft, lint−free cloth that has been damp-D Handle discs carefully, especially ened with water. Wipe in a straight line when you are inserting them. Hold from the center to the edge of the disc (not them on the edge and do not bend the- in circles). Dry it with another soft, lint−free m. Avoid getting fingerprints on them, cloth. Do not use a conventional record particularly on the shiny side. cleaner or anti−static device.D Dirt, scratches, warping, pin holes, or other disc damage could cause the player to skip or to repeat a section of a track. (To see a pin hole, hold the disc up to the light.)D Remove discs from the players when you are not using them. Store them in their plastic cases away from moisture, heat, and direct sunlight.172
    • AUDIO SYSTEMTERMS MP3—Packet write— MP3 is an audio compression standard de-This is a general term that describes the termined by a working group (MPEG) ofprocess of writing data on−demand to the ISO (International Standard Organiza-CD−R, etc., in the same way that data is tion). MP3 compresses audio data towritten to floppy or hard discs. about 1/10 the size of that on conventional discs.ID3 Tag— WMA—This is a method of embedding track−re-lated information in an MP3 file. This em- WMA (Windows Media Audio) is an audiobedded information can include the track compression format developed by Micro-title, the artist’s name, the album title, the soft. It compresses files into a size smallermusic genre, the year of production, com- than that of MP3 files. The decoding for-ments and other data. The contents can mats for WMA files are Ver. 7, 8, and 9.be freely edited using software with ID3 tagediting functions. Although the tags are re-stricted to the number of characters, the in-formation can be viewed when the track isplayed back.WMA Tag—WMA files can contain a WMA tag that isused in the same way as an ID3 tag. WMAtags carry information such as track title,artist name.ISO 9660 format—This is the international standard for theformatting of CD−ROM folders and files.For the ISO 9660 format, there are two lev-els of regulations.Level 1:The file name is in 8.3 format (8 characterfile names, with a 3 character file exten-sion. File names must be composed ofone−byte capital letters and numbers. The“_” symbol may also be included.)Level 2:The file name can have up to 31 characters(including the separation mark “.” and fileextension). Each folder must contain few-er than 8 hierarchies.m3u—Playlists created using “WINAMP” soft-ware have a playlist file extension (.m3u). 173
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