Car Audio
Installation
Quick Start Guide
This Quick Start Guide provides basic instructions
for using your Dual Receiver.
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To download the complete Owner’s Manual please
visit www.dualav.com/support/manuals.php
and type in the product’s model number
or call customer service at 1-866-382-5476.
Note: Most vehicles require an installation kit, wiring harness and/or antenna
adapter (all sold separately) to properly install the head unit in the vehicle.
Installation Process
1. Carefully remove the existing head unit.
2. Connect wiring harness. Consult a qualified technician if you are unsure.
3. Mount the head unit using the mounting sleeve or ISO brackets (depending
on your vehicle’s dashboard).
4. Connect wiring harness and antenna. Test the head unit for correct operation.
5. Slide into mounting sleeve to secure, or mount the ISO brackets to the
vehicle.
6. Snap trim ring into place.
Wiring Connections
The chart below defines the connection for each wire in the wiring harness.
Color
Connection
Red
Yellow
Black
Blue
Grey
Grey/Black
White
White/Black
Purple
Purple/Black
Green
Green/Black
12V Ignition / Accessory
12V Battery / Memory
Ground
Power Antenna / Amp Turn-on
Right Front (+)
Right Front (-)
Left Front (+)
Left Front (-)
Right Rear (+)
Right Rear (-)
Left Rear (+)
Left Rear (-)
General Operation
Power On/Off
Press the button to turn the unit on. Press
again to turn unit off.
Press the OPEN button and pull away from the left
side to remove. To re-install, insert right side of
faceplate first then push left side to secure.
Manual Tuning
Changing Modes
Press SOURCE to enter the source menu. Turn the
volume knob to cycle to the desired source, and
press SELECT to confirm.
Band
Mute
Adjust volume using volume knob.
Press
to silence the audio. Press
again
to resume listening at the previously selected
volume.
Auxiliary Inputs
Insert a 3.5mm cable in the front AUX port or RCA
cables into the rear AUX-IN connectors.
Reset
Press the RESET button to reset the unit back to
the factory settings if abnormal operation occurs.
The reset button is located behind the front panel.
Setting the Clock
Display
Menu
Storing Presets
Recalling
Presets
Fast Forward and
Reverse
Pause
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Press and hold TUNE ll or TUNE nn to fast forward
or reverse a track.
Press l/ II to temporarily stop playback.
Press l/ II again to resume playback.
to skip to the beginning of the next song.
Press TUNE
Press TUNE
to return to the beginning of the current
song. Pressing TUNE
again skips to the beginning of
the previous song.
Press P+ to select the next folder. Press P- to select the
previous folder. Folder access is only available on discs or
devices with more than one folder.
Repeat
Press (F)unction to enter the Repeat menu, then turn the
volume knob to select one of the following options:
• Current Song - Continuously repeats selected track.
• Current Folder - Continuously repeats all files in folder.
Random
Press (F)unction to enter the Random menu, then turn the
volume knob to select one of the following options:
• Off - Cancels RDM function.
• All Songs - Plays all tracks in random order.
• Current Folder - Plays all tracks in folder in random
order.
Press (F)unction to enter the Intro menu, then turn the
volume knob to select one of the following options:
• Off - Cancels the INT function.
• All Songs - Plays first 10 seconds of each track.
• Current Folder - Plays first 10 seconds of each track in
the selected folder.
Dashboard or Installation Kit
Step 2:
Bend multiple mounting tabs around
the mounting sleeve until the
mounting sleeve is secure.
Press TUNE
or TUNE
momentarily to
move radio frequency up or down one step at a
time. Press and hold to advance quickly.
Press BAND to select between FM1, FM2, FM3,
AM1 and AM2 bands. Up to six presets can be
programmed for each band, enabling up to 18
FM stations and 12 AM stations to be stored in
memory.
Select the desired band and station. Press the
(F)unction button, turn the volume knob until the
desired preset number is highlighted, then press
SELECT to store the preset.
Press the P+ or P- buttons to cycle through the 1-6
presets in the current band.
Dashboard or Installation Kit
Step 3:
Connect all wiring harnesses and
slide the head unit into the mounting
sleeve until it clicks into place.
To download the complete Owner’s Manual for your radio,
please visit www.dualav.com/support/manuals.php.
Operation of iPod/iPhone
Using the existing brackets or the
brackets supplied with the installation
kit, mount the brackets to the sides of
the head unit with the screws supplied
with the head unit.
To play music from an iPod/iPhone device, connect the
USB cable (included with your iPod/iPhone device) to the
unit’s USB port. Playback will begin automatically.
Device
Compatibility
Refer to the online Owner’s Manual for a complete list of
compatible iPod/iPhone devices.
Insert CD
Eject CD
Track Select
Fast Forward/
Reverse
Pause
Intro
Music Search
ll
to skip to the beginning of the
Press TUNE
next track. Press TUNE
to return to the
beginning of the current track. Pressing TUNE
again skips to the beginning of the previous
track.
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ll
Press and hold TUNE
or TUNE
forward or reverse a track.
Press
Press
nn to fast
temporarily stop CD playback.
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to resume playback.
Press (F)unction to access the Intro menu. Intro
will play the first 10 seconds of each track.
Press (F)unction to access the Repeat menu.
Repeat will continuously repeat the selected
track.
Press (F)unction to access the Random menu.
Random will play all the tracks in random/
shuffled order.
Some CD-Rs and CD-RWs may be incompatible
with this unit, depending on media type and
recording method. Refer to the online owner’s
manual for details.
Step Backwards: Press BACK to return to the
previous menu or to exit the search menu when
the main menu is shown.
Playing a Song: Navigate to the desired song/
podcast/audiobook, and press SELECT to begin
playback.
temporarily stop playback.
ll// IIII toagain
to resume playback.
Repeat
Press (F)unction to enter the Repeat menu, then turn the
volume knob to select one of the following options:
• Off - Repeats all tracks.
• Current Song - Repeats selected track.
Press (F)unction to enter the Random menu, then turn the
volume knob to select one of the following options:
• Off - Cancels the RDM function.
• All Songs - Plays all tracks in random order.
• Current Album - Plays all tracks in the selected album
in random order. Press (F)unction to enter the Intro menu, then turn the
volume knob to select one of the following options:
• Off - Cancels the INT function.
• On - Plays first 10 seconds of each track.
Press SELECT, and the main search menu will
appear.
Select a Category: Turn the volume knob to select
between artists, albums, songs, playlists, podcasts
and audiobooks. Press SELECT to select the
desired search category and/or subcategory.
ll or nn to fast forward or reverse a
Press Press Intro
Press EJECT (located behind the front panel) to
eject the CD. The unit will change to previous
mode of operation.
To download the complete Owner’s Manual for your radio,
please visit www.dualav.com/support/manuals.php.
to return
nnnn
again
Pause
Random
New
Radio
Press the OPEN button to open the front panel.
With the label facing up, insert a standard size CD
into the CD slot. The CD will automatically begin
playback.
nn
Press
to skip to the next song. Press
to the beginning of the current song. Pressing
skips to the beginning of the previous song.
Press and hold
song.
Existing
Brackets
Decorative
Bezel
Operation of iPod/iPhone
Connect an iPod/
iPhone Device
(sold separately)
Fast Forward
and Reverse
Mounting Sleeve
Head Unit
Mounting the Head Unit:
ISO mounting
CD-R/CD-RW
Compatibility
ll
Mounting Sleeve
Mounting Tabs
Random
Song Select
Mounting Sleeve
CD Operation
Press MENU to access the audio and setup menu
options.
Folder Access
Intro
nn
or TUNE
for more than one
Press TUNE
second to seek to the next strong station.
Press DISP to toggle display between various
displayed information.
To play MP3/WMA files, insert a data CD or USB device
containing MP3/WMA files.
Step 1:
Insert the mounting sleeve into the
installation kit or dashboard.
Repeat
MP3 / WMA Operation
Track Select
Fuse:
When replacing the fuse, make
sure new fuse is the correct type
and amperage. Using an incorrect
fuse could damage the radio.
With the unit on, press MENU until the General
menu appears. Highlight the clock and press
SELECT. Use the volume knob and SELECT buttons
to adjust the time.
To download the complete Owner’s Manual for your radio,
please visit www.dualav.com/support/manuals.php. Playing MP3/WMA
Files
Tip:
When a suitable ground wire is
not present in the vehicle wiring
harness, connect the black ground
wire to the vehicle chassis.
Dashboard or Installation Kit
Mounting the Head Unit:
Typical DIN mounting
AM/FM Tuner Operation
Seek Tuning
Faceplate
Removal
Volume
Installation
Before You Start
• Consult a qualified technician for instructions. Dual always recommends
professional installation.
• Disconnect negative battery terminal.
• Remove trim ring from unit (if installed).
• Remove 2 transit screws located on top of the unit (if applicable).
• Insert the removal keys, and remove the mounting sleeve from the head unit.
Manual Control
for iPod
When “MANUAL” control is selected from the
Setup Menu, the iPod or iPhone device can be
controlled directly from the device’s interface. All
functions except for volume can be used from the
iPod or iPhone device.
Note: The firmware of the iPod/iPhone must be
updated to the latest version to be compatible with
manual control mode.
Note: Not all iPod/iPhone devices are compatible
with manual control mode.
To download the complete Owner’s Manual for your radio,
please visit www.dualav.com/support/manuals.php.
To download the complete Owner’s Manual for your radio,
please visit www.dualav.com/support/manuals.php.
To download the complete Owner’s Manual for your radio,
please visit www.dualav.com/support/manuals.php.
Pandora® Operation
Limited One-Year Warranty
FCC Compliance
Requirements
Control for Pandora requires:
• An iPhone device with a reliable data connection, or an
iPod touch that is connected to wireless internet.
• The Pandora App installed on the iPhone/iPod device.
• An active account with Pandora. Sign up at www.
pandora.com.
• The USB sync cable that came with your iPod/iPhone
device.
USB Connection
Connect an iPod touch or iPhone device (required, sold
separtely) to the USB port, using the USB sync cable
included with your iPhone device.
Changing Stations
Press SELECT to display the stations menu. Turn the
volume knob to cycle through the list of stations, then
press SELECT when the desired station is highlighted.
Note: Stations must be created on your account prior to
connecting your iPod/iPhone device to the head unit.
Shuffle
Skipping Tracks
Play/Pause
Thumbs Up
Press SELECT to display the stations menu. Choose “Quick
Mix” from the stations menu to shuffle songs from all of
your stations.
ll to skip the current song.
Press l/ II to temporarily stop playback.
Press l/ II again to resume playback.
Press
Press to tell Pandora you like the current track. Pandora will play more tracks with similar qualities.
Thumbs Down
Press to tell Pandora you do not like the current track.
Pandora will not play the current track again, and will
avoid playing tracks with similar qualities.
Device
Compatibility
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for a complete list of devices
compatible with this head unit.
Refer to www.pandora.com/everywhere/mobile for devices
compatible with the Pandora mobile application.
Troubleshooting
Note: Pandora is an internet service, carrier and data
charges may apply.
To download the complete Owner’s Manual for your radio,
please visit www.dualav.com/support/manuals.php. This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights which
vary from state to state. Dual Electronics Corp. warrants this product to the original
purchaser to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year
from the date of the original purchase.
Dual Electronics Corp. agrees, at our option, during the warranty period, to repair any
defect in material or workmanship or to furnish an equal new, renewed or comparable
product (whichever is deemed necessary) in exchange without charges, subject to
verification of the defect or malfunction and proof of the date of purchase. Subsequent
replacement products are warranted for the balance of the original warranty period.
Who is covered? This warranty is extended to the original retail purchaser for products
purchased from an authorized Dual dealer and used in the U.S.A.
What is covered? This warranty covers all defects in material and workmanship in this
product. The following are not covered: software, installation/removal costs, damage
resulting from accident, misuse, abuse, neglect, product modification, improper
installation, incorrect line voltage, unauthorized repair or failure to follow instructions
supplied with the product, or damage occurring during return shipment of the product.
Specific license conditions and copyright notices for the software can be found via www.
dualav.com.
What to do?
1. Before you call for service, check the troubleshooting guide in your owner’s manual.
A slight adjustment of any custom controls may save you a service call.
2. If you require service during the warranty period, you must carefully pack the product
(preferably in the original package) and ship it by prepaid transportation with a copy of
the original receipt from the retailer to an authorized service center.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
Warning: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for
a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference
in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
3. Please describe your problem in writing and include your name, a return UPS
shipping address (P.O. Box not acceptable), and a daytime phone number with your
shipment.
4. For more information and for the location of the nearest authorized service center
please contact us by one of the following methods:
• Call us toll-free at 1-866-382-5476
• E-mail us at cs@dualav.com
Exclusion of Certain Damages: This warranty is exclusive and in lieu of any and all other warranties, expressed or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties
of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and any obligation, liability,
right, claim or remedy in contract or tort, whether or not arising from the company’s
negligence, actual or imputed. No person or representative is authorized to assume for
the company any other liability in connection with the sale of this product. In no event
shall the company be liable for indirect, incidental or consequential damages.
Dual Electronics Corp.
Toll Free: 1-866-382-5476
www.dualav.com
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