If your product does not work properly because of a defect in material or workmanship, Custom Autosound Mfg.,Inc. (the Company) will for the length of the
period indicated on the chart below, which starts with the date of original purchase (“Limited Warranty period”), at its option either (a) repair your product with
new or refurbished parts, or (b) replace it with a new or refurbished product. The
decision to repair or replace will be made by the company.
Product or Part Name
All In-dash car radios, radio/tape
player combinations.
Two (2) Years One (1) Year
During the “Labor” Limited Warranty period there will be no charge for labor.
During the “Parts” Limited Warranty period, there will be no charge for parts. This
Limited Warranty is extended only to the original purchaser and only covers
product purchased as new. A purchase receipt or other proof of the original purchase date is required for Limited Warranty service.
To obtain repairs or replacement within the terms of this warranty, the product
should be delivered, transportation prepaid, to the Company at the address
shown below.
This warranty does not extend to the elimination of car static or motor noise correction antenna problems, costs incurred for removal or reinstallation of product,
or damage of tapes, speakers accessories or car electrical systems.
This warranty does not apply to any product or part thereof which has been
damaged through alteration, mishandling, misuse neglect, or accident.
representative is authorized to assume for the Company any liability other than
expressed herein in connection with the sale of this product.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty last or the
exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damage to the above limitations or exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights
which vary from state to state.
1030 W. Williamson Ave. Fullerton CA. 92833
800-888-8637 714-773-1423 FAX 714-773-1523
AM/FM Stereo 200 watts 4x50
RF Remote Control (radio frequency, no line of sight required)
USB MP3/WMA Flash Drive Player
iPod® Direct Control Interface (built into tuner/amp unit/cable included)
Alpha Numeric LCD Display for Artist / Song Titles on USB and iPod®
Satellite Radio Input (for optional satellite radio)
CD Changer Control (for optional 10 disc CD changer)
Auxiliary Audio Input
4 Channel 3 Volt RCA Pre-Outs (for optional Amplifiers)
Subwoofer Pre-Out (for optional Subwoofer Amp)
Electronic Volume, Bass, Treble, Balance, Fader
5 Selectable iEQ curves – pop/jazz/classic/beat/rock
0 Memory Current Draw (will not drain car battery when unit not in use)
24 Station pre-sets (18FM / 12AM)
Power Antenna 12V trigger lead
Blue LED Illumination on buttons and display
Adjustable Contrast for LED Display
Flush Mount Trim Bezel included with unit
Safety Information .................................................................1
Basic Operation ................................................................. 3-4
Tuner Operation..................................................................... 5
Satellite Radio Operation....................................................... 6
USB Operation.....................................................................12
iPod Operation .................................................................... 11
iPod Compatability Chart......................................................14
CD Changer Operation...........................................................5
Specifications .......................................................................13
No Power
The vehicles accessory
switch is not on
The fuse is blown
If the power wire (red) is properly connected to the vehicles accessory terminal, switch the ignition key to “ACC”
Replace the fuse
Unit not grounded
Check ground connection
No Sound
Operation Keys
do not work
Volume set too low
Wiring is not properly connected. Or Mute is on.
Increase the volume to audible level
Correct wiring connections. (speaker
wires can not be grounded or touch
each other). Turn off Mute
The internal processor is not Press the reset button with a ball point
operating properly
pen. (See page 7)
Music files protected
No Sound or Error
Code on USB
To many songs on USB
Protect from Water
Do not submerge or expose the product to water, as this can cause electrical shorts, fire
or other damage.
Protect from High Temperatures
Exposure to direct sunlight for an extended period of time can produce very high temperatures inside your vehicle. Give the interior a chance to cool down before starting playback.
Do not mount radio within close proximity of engine compartment.
Use the Proper Power Supply
This product is designed to operate with a 12 volt DC negative ground battery system.
result in fire, electric shock or product damage.
may result in fire, electric shock or product damage.
Doing so may obstruct vision or hamper movement which can result in a serious accident.
SHARP METAL EDGES. Route the cables away from moving parts or sharp pointed
edges. This will prevent crimping and damage to the wiring. If the wiring must pass
through a metal hole, be sure to use a rubber grommet to prevent the wire's insulation
from being cut by the metal edge of the hole. It is also recommended to apply sealing
caulk to any opening that may potentially allow water to enter.
• Be sure to choose a location that is flat and has clearance above the unit to prevent any
damage, as well as allow for ventilation.
• Before drilling any holes, carefully inspect the area underneath and behind the mounting
surface where the devices will be mounted to make sure it will not interfere with existing
wires, fuel lines, the fuel tank or any other objects that could be damaged.
• Always disconnect the vehicle negative battery terminal to prevent accidental shorting
during installation.
File names to long
USB player requires driver
iPod sound check in on
iPod not as loud
as other sources
Make sure none of the audio files are
DRM or protected, use only .mp3 files
or unprotected Windows Media format
Do not have more than 999 songs on
the USB drive
Shorten file names to 64 character
total or less
This radio will recognize most USB
devices that do not require any form of
special driver software. Many of the
new Sony walkman MP3 players are
not compatible due to the need for
special software to communicate with
these devices. Conventional USB
memory sticks work great.
Go to the Settings menu on your iPod
and turn off the Sound Check function.
This will restore the output level.
iPod Compatibility Chart
This unit supports the following iPod versions.
iPod 1G -----Not Supported
iPod 2G -----Not Supported
iPod 3G -----Supported
iPod Mini ----Supported
iPod 4G -----Supported
iPod Photo--Supported
iPod Nano-- Supported
iPod 5G(Video) Supported
iPod Touch-- Not Supported
iPhone Not --Supported
iPod Classic All versions --Supported
• During USB mode playback, if the user removes the USB device from main
unit, the unit will automatically switch to FM mode.
Controlling Playback
This unit can play MP3/WMA files stored on a USB Memory device.
File/Folder Intro Play
• Press and hold the 2 INT button (11) for more than 3 seconds while playing
MP3/WMA files to "intro play" all files in the current folder.
• Press the 2 INT button (11) to "intro play" all files.
• Press the 2 INT button again to disable file or folder "intro play".
File/Folder Repeat Play
• Press and hold the 3 RPT button (12) for more than 3 seconds while playing
MP3/WMA files to "repeat play" all files of the current folder.
• Press the 3 RPT button (12) to "repeat play" the current file.
• Press the 3 RPT button again to disable file or folder “repeat play".
File/Folder Random Play
• Press and hold the 4 RDM button (13) for more than 3 seconds while playing
MP3/WMA files to "random play" all files of the current folder.
• Press the 4 RDM button (13) to "random play" all files.
• Press the 4 RDM button again to disable file or folder "random play".
Folder/File Down
• In USB mode, press the preset 5 DN button (14) to move one folder down.
• In USB mode, press and hold to move 10 folders down.
Folder/File Up
• In USB mode, press the preset 6 UP button (15) to move one folder up.
• In USB mode, press and hold to move 10 folders up.
FM Radio
Frequency Coverage (USA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87.5 to 107.9 MHz
Frequency Coverage (Europe) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87.5 to 108 MHz
Sensitivity (S/N=30dB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4μV
Image Rejection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . >45 dB
Stereo Separation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . >25 dB
Frequency Range (USA). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530-1710 kHz
Frequency Range (Europe). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 522-1620 kHz
Sensitivity (S/N=20dB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 dB
Operating Voltage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DC 12 Volts
Grounding System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Negative Ground
Speaker Impedance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8 ohms per channel
Tone Controls:
Bass (at 100 Hz) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : ±10 dB
Treble (at 10 kHz). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . : ±10 dB
Power Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50W x 4
Current Drain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Ampere (max.)
Commander Dimensions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.5” (W) x 1” (D) x 2” (H)
Tuner/Amp Dimensions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.75” (W) x 6.5” (D) x 2” (H)
Thank you for your purchase of a Custom Autosound radio.
This factory made AM/FM receiver is specifically designed and manufactured for your
classic special interest vehicle. It is a reflection of over 30 years of customer feedback
regarding preferred features, vehicle compatibility, cosmetics and quality components.
The quality of the components and various parts that are used in our radios were developed in a California audio research laboratory. The laboratory researched and assembled the finest affordable iPod/USB/CDC controller radio tuner and amplifier sections.
Custom Autosound and its staff own over 16 classic special interest cars and trucks.
These vehicles are used for research and development, car shows meets and much
personal pleasure. We find that our custom radios only sound as good as the speakers
they are matched with and a quality installation.
We also manufacture a full line of rear and dual front and dual voice coil speaker
assemblies to fit in the original speaker areas, rear and overhead speaker assemblies
and custom radios for over 300 different year groups and makes of classic vehicles plus
Secretaudio the hideaway AM/FM CD Controller radio for any vehicle.
Your Custom Autosound authorized dealer has information regarding our speakers and
special speaker assemblies, as well as information regarding custom radios for cars
other than yours.
Again, we thank you for your purchase! You have increased the value and "Driving
Pleasure" of your classic without damaging the originality.
Regards, Carl Sprague
Custom Autosound
It’s advised that you do not return defective units to your dealer. There is generally no
"exchange" e.g.(as is Standard Electronics Industry Policy). Also, most dealers do not
have radio technicians, test benches, etc and a return to factory through a dealer can
extend turn-around times by weeks!
Please call Custom Autosound, requesting technical assistance if a problem occurs. We
will gladly trouble shoot/advise step by step.
If your unit is in need of repair, Please ship to us, UPS preferably. We will repair or
replace and return ASAP! Normal turn around time is 7 business days plus shipping
Custom Autosound Mfg, Inc.
1030 West Williamson Ave
Fullerton, CA 92833
Fax 714-773-1523
Selecting Tracks
During playback, press the TUNE/TRK |<< / >>| button (2/3) to play the previous or next track in the current category. Press the TUNE/TRK |<< button (2)
once to play the song from the start position or press TUNE/TRK |<< twice to
play the previous track. Press and hold the TUNE/TRK |<< / >>| button (2/3) to
fast reverse/forward the song.
NOTE: If you press and hold the TUNE/TRK |<< / >>| button to change the current
song to the previous/next song, you will exit fast reverse/forward mode.
Power On/Off
Press the POWER button (1) to turn the unit on. The unit will resume the last mode
(Tuner, Aux, etc.). Hold and press this button for 3 seconds to turn off the unit.
Volume Control
To increase the volume, turn the VOLUME knob (4) clockwise. To decrease the volume,
turn the VOLUME knob (4) counter clockwise.
Short press of the power button (1) will MUTE the sound. A second short press of the
power button will resume audio output.
Press the MODE button (9) on the control panel to select a different mode of operation,
as indicated on the display panel. Available modes include Tuner, USB, SIRIUS, iPod, CD
and AUX In.
NOTE: iPod and SIRIUS mode will be skipped if the module is not installed.
The reset button should be activated for the following reasons:
• initial installation of the unit when all wiring is completed
• function buttons do not operate
• error symbol on the display
Use a ball point pin or thin metal object to press the RESET button, located on the tuner
box. You can recover factory default settings using the RESUME function located on the
system menu. With “YES” flashing, press the SELECT button (4) to activate.
Audio Menu
Press the AUDIO button (volume knob) (5) on the control panel to access the audio
menu. You can navigate through the audio menu items by pressing the TUNE/TRK>>| or |<<
button(2.3) or pressing the AUDIO button repeatedly. Once the desired menu item appears
on the display, adjust that option by turning the VOLUME +/- control (4) within 5 seconds.
The unit will automatically exit the audio menu after five seconds of inactivity.
The following menu items can be adjusted.
Bass Level Use the VOLUME knob to adjust the Bass level range from “-6” to “+6”.
Treble Level Use the VOLUME knob to adjust the Treble level range from “-6” to “+6”.
Balance Use the VOLUME knob to adjust the Balance between the left and right speakers from “L12” (full left) to “R12” (full right).
Fader Use the VOLUME knob to adjust the Fader between the rear and front speakers
from “R12” (full rear) to “F12” (full front).
Alternate Display Information
Press Display button (6) to change the display information in the following
Search Mode
Press and hold the BAND/SEARCH button (8) to enter iPod search mode.
Press BAND/SEARCH again to access Playlist, Artist, Album, Genre, Song, or
Composer (consecutively).
When search mode is selected, press the select button (5) to confirm selection. Use the VOLUME +/- knob (4) to navigate through various list selections.
Press Select (5) to make your final selection.
This unit supports the USB host function. It can play MP3 and WMA audio format files stored on USB flash memory and some USB music devices.
NOTE: This unit does not support portable hard discs.
NOTE: Exposure to direct sunlight or high temperatures may cause
deformation or other malfunction of the USB device.
NOTE: Do not remove the USB device during play, as this may result in
loss or damage to data. Always back up and save important data to your
Accessing USB Mode
Press the MODE button (9) to access USB mode.
• When a USB device is inserted into the USB connector, the unit will automatically switch to USB HOST mode from current playing mode.
• If there are no music files stored on the USB device, the LCD will display
"No File" for 3 seconds and then switch to the previous mode.
• If the unit cannot play the file, the LCD will display "Read Error" for 3 seconds, and then switch to the previous mode automatically.
• If a USB device is not inserted, USB mode will be skipped when pressing
the MODE button.
System Menu
This unit is equipped with an iPod ready function that will allow you to control
your iPod (if compatible) using the control panel control buttons. The following
iPod versions are supported:
• iPod 3G (firmware version 2.2 only)
• iPod Mini
• iPod 4G
• iPod Photo
• iPod Nano (1st, 2nd and 3rd generation)
• iPod 5G (Video)
• iPod Classic
1. Press and hold the AUDIO button (volume control 5) for more than 3 seconds to
enter the system menu.
“MENU” will appear on the display, followed by the first menu item, “CON
2. Press the TUNE/TRK >>| or |<< button (2, 3) to navigate the system menu and
select the desired item.
3. Turn the VOLUME +/- knob (4) to adjust the selected menu item.
4. Press the AS/PS button (7) to return to the previous operation immediately or wait
for 5 seconds to return automatically. The following items can be adjusted:
• CONTRAST (0 – 10): Set LCD contrast.
• AREA (USA/LATIN/EUROPE): Set frequency spacing for various regions.
• VOL PGM (0 – 46): Select an automatic turn-on volume.
• BEEP TONE (ON/OFF): Turn the audible beep ON/OFF (heard when function /but
tons are selected).
• RESUME: Return the EEPROM to factory default set up values and reset the Sirius
Tuner Settings. "Yes" will blink on the LCD to confirm. Press SELECT(4) to
NOTE: iPod Touch and iPhone are not supported.
iPod sold separately.
Accessing iPod Mode
The unit will automatically switch to iPod mode
when an iPod is plugged into the iPod cable.
To return to the iPod menu from any other source,
press the MODE button (9) on the control panel or
remote control until “iPod” appears on the display.
Turning the iPod On/Off
The iPod power turns on automatically when an
iPod is connected to 30-pin iPod cable, as long as
the vehicle ignition is turned on. You can turn the
iPod off by disconnecting it from the cable or by
turning the ignition off. When the ignition is turned
off, the iPod will pause and then enter sleep mode after 2 minutes. While the
iPod is connected, the power cannot be turned on or off from the iPod itself.
NOTE: The iPod will continuously recharge when connected to the unit, as long
as the vehicle ignition is turned on. Please note that the SST will not support
charging of the iPod Nano 4th generation (Chromatic) or any iPod models
released after September 2008.
NOTE: iPod Connectivity through the USB is not supported.
Controlling Playback
Pausing Playback
During playback, press the 1/>|| button (10) to pause the iPod player. “Pause” will
appear on the LCD. Press 1/>|| again to resume playback.
Repeat Play
During playback, press the 3/RPT button (12) to repeat the current song.
“Repeat” will appear on the LCD. Press 3/RPT again to stop repeat playback.
Random Play
During playback, press the 4/RDM button (13) to play all songs in the current
category in random order. Random play will begin once the current song has finished playing. “Shuffle” will appear on the LCD. Press 4/RDM again to stop random playback.
Press the EQ button (6) to turn on the equalization function and select between five
predefined bass and treble curves: OFF > POP > JAZZ > CLASSIC > BEAT > ROCK.
Auxiliary Input
To access an auxiliary device:
1. Connect a portable audio player to the AUX IN cables on the back of the tuner box.
2. Press the MODE button (9) to select Aux In mode.
3. Press MODE again to cancel Aux In mode and go to the next mode.
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)
The current frequency and activated functions are shown on the LCD panel.
NOTE: LCD panels may take longer to respond when subjected to cold temperatures
for an extended period of time. In addition, the visibility of the numbers on the LCD
may decrease slightly. The LCD display will return to normal when the temperature
increases to a normal range. The contrast of the display is adjustable - see system
Quick Exit Hot Key
In the following modes and conditions, press the AS/PS button (7) 3 seconds to quickly
exit the current operation without waiting for the system default time out:
• System menu operation • Searching mode • Audio menu operation
RF Remote Control
RF receiver unit must be plugged into the main tuner/amp box for
the remote to function.The remote will control the following
(A ) functions.
• System on off - press this button to turn system on/off
• Track +/- advance songs or channel up or down (B)
• Mode - change mode between tuner/USB/iPod/Sirius/CD (C)
• Mute - mutes sound volume (D)
• Volume +/- turns volume up or down (E)
The remote requires a CR2430 3v battery. Battery compartment is
on the back side of the remote. Twist cover to access.
Wired Commander Mounting
Select a Band
Press the BAND button (8) to change between three FM bands and two AM (MW) bands.
Manual Tuning
Press the TUNE/TRK >>| or |<< buttons (2, 3) to seek stations up/down step by step.
Auto Seek Tuning
Press and hold the TUNE/TRK >>| or |<< buttons (2, 3) to automatically seek the next or
previous strong station.
Wired Commander Bracket Mount
(1) Use the two self tapping screws (T3x12) to mount the Swivel Bracket in place.
(2) Put the two small brackets into the right and left ears of Commander
(3) Put the commander into the swivel bracket and fasten using the large machine
thumb screws.
Preset Stations
Six numbered preset buttons store and recall stations for each band.
Store a Station
Select a band (if needed), then select a station. Press and hold a preset button (10-15) for
two seconds. The preset number will appear in the display.
Recall a Station
Select a band (if needed). Press a preset button (10-15) to select the corresponding
stored station.
Automatically Store / Preset Scan (AS/PS)
Automatically Store
Select a band (if needed). Press and hold the AS/PS (7) button for more than three seconds to automatically select six strong stations and store them in the current band. The
new stations replace any stations already stored in that band.
Preset Scan
Select a band (if needed). Press AS/PS (7) to scan stations stored in the current band.
The unit will pause for ten seconds at each preset station. Press AS/PS again to stop
scanning when the desired station is reached.
CD Changer Mode (For Optional CD Changer)
Selecting a Disc DN(14) UP(15)
To slect a disc, press DN(14) or UP(15) until the desired disc number is showing on the LCD display
Selecting Tracks >>(2) <<(3)
-Press the button >>(2) or <<(3) to skip to next track or last track on the CD.
-Press and hold the button >>(2) or <<(3) to fast forward or fast reverse through
the disc. CD play starts when the button is released.
Play/Pause Disc playback 1 >/II(10)
Press button 1 >/II(10) to pause disc play, press this button again to resume
disc play.
Previewing Tracks (11)
Press the 2 INT button (11) to play only first 10 seconds of each track in the
current disc repeately. Press this button again to stop intro scan and resume
normal play at the current track.
Repeat Play (12)
Press the 3 RPT button (12) during disc play to repeat play the current track,
press this button again to stop repeat play.
Long press this button (12) to repeat play all the tracks on current CD.
Random Play (13)
Press 4/RDM button (13) during disc play to play all tracks on a CD in random
order. Press this button again to stop random play. Long press this button (13)
to random all the tracks on the CD changer.
Wired Commander flush Mount
(1) Find a flat area that is a minimum of 5-3/4” w x 2-3/4” h
(2) Check area behind for any obstructions. Needs a min. of 1” clearance
(3) Cut a 5-1/4” w x 2-1/4 h hole for the flush mount bezel. Cut 1/8”w x 3/4” high
clearance for tabs on side of LCD. (fig.1) Be extremely careful to not cut this
opening oversize or the trim bezel will not cover up the hole. Best to cut the opening
slightly small and then file to fit.
(4) Insert metal bezel into cutout and bend mounting tabs (A) outward to secure it into
the opening. fig. (2)
(5) Place commander into bezel (fig. 3) and press fit plastic trim ring (B) over the
commander. (fig.4)
fig. (2)
fig. (1)
fig. (3)
fig. (4)
Sirius Radio continued from page 6
- Once the last digit entry is input, user can Short Press or Long Press the Select button (5) to confirm the entry of entered channel number.
Alternate Display Information
Press DIS/EQ button (6) to change the display information in the following order:
Satellite Signal Strength
(Requires Optional Sirius SCC1 Tuner) See your dealer or electronics retailer.
Sirius radio requires a paid subscription to receive programing. Your Sirius tuner comes
with a cable that plugs into the jack on the SST tuner/amp. For antenna installation and
subscription information see the manual that comes with the Sirius SCC1 tuner.
Switching to SIRIUS Mode
Press the MODE button (9) to change the mode to Sirius radio mode.
Accessing your SIRIUS ID (SID)
Tuner/Amplifier Mounting
1. Choose a mounting area for the tuner/amp module that will provide plenty of ventilation to prevent the amplifier from overheating. The tuner/amp module can be mounted
in the horizontal or vertical position. Please note that when mounting in vertical position, do not mount with the harness exit points facing straight up, as this will reduce the
efficiency of the heat sink cooling.
2. Using the shortest length of the recommended size screws possible, mount the
tuner/amplifier as detailed in the diagram below.
3. Route the tuner/ amplifier harness and cable throughout the vehicle as required.
Keep some slack in the harness / cables so it won't be too tight, as this can cause
damage to the wires.
4. Follow the wiring diagram carefully and make certain all connections are secure and
insulated with crimp connectors or electrical tape to ensure proper operation.
5. After completing the wiring connections, reconnect the negative terminal on the battery and turn the unit on to confirm operation (vehicle accessory switch must be on). If
the unit does not operate, disconnect battery, recheck all wiring and refer to the troubleshooting guide located in the back of the manual.
Reconnect Battery
When wiring is complete, reconnect the battery negative terminal.
1. In Sirius mode, press and hold the BAND/SEARCH button (8) to select DIRECT
mode. (Note:SID# should also be on the bottom label of your SCC1 tuner).
2. Press the Select button (5) to activate Direct mode.
3. Press the Select button for each digit to enter “000”.
4. Press Select again to confirm. This will display the Sirius ID number for your tuner.
5. The Sirius ID number will scroll twice and then freeze with the first 11 digits on the
display. Press the Tune up button (2) to get the numbers to scroll again.
Selecting a Band
In Sirius mode, press the BAND button (8) to access the Sirius user-preset channel
groups in the following order: SR-1, SR-2, SR-3.
Category Navigate Search
1. Short press the “button” (8) until “Category” appears on the LCD
2. Press Select (5) or rotate the Volume knob (4) to enter into Category Search.
Rotate the VOL knob clockwise for Category up, Rotate the VOL knob counter
clockwise for Category down.
3. Once the desired Category is displayed, press Select (5).
4. Rotate the VOL knob clockwise for CH up and counter clockwise for CH down. Or
press Tune Up/Dn to choose channel.
(Note: At this moment, press AS/PS (7) to go back to last level of Category selection)
5. Once the desired CH is displayed, press Select button (5) to confirm.
Channel Up/Down Tuning
Press the TUNE/TRK |<< / >>| buttons (2/3) to search for a channel. Press and hold the
TUNE/TRK buttons to fast search.
Storing Preset Channels
The preset buttons (10-15) can be used to store 6 channels, allowing convenient access
to your favorite channels. 1. Select the channel you want to store in memory.
2. Press and hold a preset button (10-15) until the corresponding preset button #
appears. 3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to program additional channels.
Quick Tuning
Press one of the six preset buttons (10-15) to select a preset channel directly.
Channel Direct Access Searching (8)
- Press BAND button (8) to access direct tune mode, "Direct -T" appears on the display
for a few seconds.
- Rotate the Knob (4) Clockwise or Short Press Select button (5) to confirm entry into
the Direct Tune mode
- Rotate knob clockwise or counter-clockwise to navigate through number 0-9
- Default interface display is SR CH 0__
- The 1st digit only allows numeric entry from 0, 1 & 2 for Channel Number
- The 2nd & 3rd digits allow numeric entry from 0, 1 to 9 for Channel Number
- Short press Select button (5) to confirm the entry of the current digit, use Track up /
down button (2) or (3) as cursor to move back & forth among the 3 digits
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Before you begin, always disconnect the
battery negative terminal.
Important Notes
• Before final installation, test the wiring
connections to make sure the unit is connected properly and the system works.
• Use only the parts included with the unit
to ensure proper installation. The use of
unauthorized parts can cause malfunctions.
• Consult with your nearest dealer if installation requires the drilling of holes or other
modifications to your vehicle.
• Install the unit where it does not interfere
with driving and cannot injure passengers if
there is a sudden or emergency stop.
• Avoid installing the unit where it will be
subject to high temperatures from direct
sunlight, hot air, or from a heater, or where
it would be subject to excessive dust, dirt or
• This system requires a minimum of 2
speakers (one speaker for each right and
left channel) If you only have a location for
one speaker our DVC (dual voice coil)
speaker can be used. Do not connect any
of the speaker leads to each other or
vehicle ground.
• System requires 12 volt negative ground.
• Blue power antenna lead is for 12volt
possitve trigger of optional amplifers or
power antenna relay. Do not connect to any
accessory that requires high current. If your
vehicle is not equipped with automatic
antenna or amplifiers tape this lead off.
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