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CE152
User manual
Contents
1Safety
2
2 Your car audio system
3
Introduction3
What's in the box
3
4
Overview of the system
3 Install the car audio system
Connect wires
Mount into the dashboard
Attach the front panel
4 Get started
For the first time use
Set the time format
Set the clock
Select a source
Select a listening zone
Mute the button beep
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5 Listen to radio
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6 Play from a storage device
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7 Play from an iPod/iPhone
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8 Use Bluetooth devices
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Select a tuner region
Select a tuner sensitivity
Search for a radio station
Store radio stations in memory
Play with RDS
Control play
Switch tracks
Compatible iPod/iPhone models
Connect your iPod/iPhone
Control play
Charge your iPod/iPhone
Connect a device
Play audio from a Bluetooth device
Make a call
9 Listen to an external player
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10 Adjust sound
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11 Additional information
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12 Product information
25
Reset the system
Replace the fuse
13Troubleshooting
26
General26
About the Bluetooth device
26
14Notice
28
Compliance28
Care of the environment
28
Trademark notice
28
Copyright29
15Glossary
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1Safety
Read and understand all instructions before you
use this device. If damage is caused by failure to
follow instructions, the warranty does not apply.
• Modification of the product could result
in hazardous radiation of EMC or other
unsafe operation.
• The device is designed for negative ground
(earth) 12 V DC operation only.
• To ensure safe driving, adjust the volume to
a safe and comfortable level.
• Improper fuses can cause damage or
fire. When you need to change the fuse,
consult a professional.
• Use only the supplied mounting hardware
for a safe and secure installation.
• To avoid short circuits, do not expose the
device to rain or water.
• The device shall not be exposed to
dripping or splashing.
• Do not place any sources of danger on
the device (e.g. liquid filled objects, lighted
candles).
• Never insert objects into the ventilation
slots or other openings on the device.
• Clean the device with soft, damp cloth.
Never use substances such as alcohol,
chemicals or household cleaners on the
device.
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2 Your car audio
system
Congratulations on your purchase, and
welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the
support that Philips offers, register your product
at www.philips.com/welcome.
Introduction
With this system, you can:
• enjoy audio from a USB storage device,
SD/SDHC card, iPod/iPhone, and external
player,
• charge your iPod/iPhone,
• listen to radio stations, and
• make phone calls via Bluetooth.
You can enrich sound output with these sound
effects:
• Dynamic bass boost (DBB)
• Digital sound control (DSC)
Playable media:
• USB storage device
• Compatibility: USB 2.0, USB 1.1
• Class support: MSC (Mass Storage
Class)
• Maximum capacity: 32 G
• SD/SDHC card
• Maximum capacity: 32 G
• Files
• File system: FAT16, FAT32
• Maximum number of folders: 99
• Maximum number of tracks/files: 999
• Maximum level of directory: 8
• .mp3 files
Sampling frequencies: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz,
48 kHz
Bitrates: 8-320 kbps and variable
bitrates
• .wma files
Versions: V4, V7, V8, V9 (L1 and L2)
Sampling frequencies: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Bitrates: 64-192 kbps and variable
bitrates
• ID3 tag V2.0 or later
• Unsupported files:
AAC, WAV, and PCM files
DRM protected WMA files (.wav, .m4a,
.m4p, .mp4, and .aac)
WMA files in lossless format
What's in the box
Check and identify the contents of the package:
a
b
c
d
e
f
a Main unit (with a sleeve)
b Carrying case (with front panel included)
c Trim plate
d Disassembly tool X 2
e ISO male connector X 2
f User manual
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Overview of the system
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• During a call, press and hold to transfer
the phone call to mobile phone.
• Unlock the front panel.
d LCD screen
• For .wma and .mp3 tracks on a storage
device, press to select the previous
folder.
• Press and hold to access the system
menu.
• Press to select a tuner band.
• Return to the previous menu.
• For iPod/iPhone, press repeatedly to
select a control mode: control play on
the iPod/iPhone or on this system.
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• Connect to a USB storage device.
• Connect to a compatible iPod/iPhone.
f MP3-LINK
• Connect to the audio output socket
(usually the headphone socket) of an
external device.
g
• Start, pause, or resume the play of
tracks.
• In radio mode, press and hold to store
the current radio station at channel
No. 1.
• For .wma and .mp3 tracks on a storage
device, press to access the track list.
• Press to access the music menu of an
iPod/iPhone.
• In radio mode, press to select the
preset radio station of No. 6.
• In radio mode, press and hold to store
the current radio station at channel
No. 6.
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k
l
• In radio mode, press to select the
preset radio station of No. 5.
• In radio mode, press and hold to store
the current radio station at channel
No. 5.
• In radio mode, press to select the
preset radio station of No. 4.
• In radio mode, press and hold to store
the current radio station at channel
No. 4.
• For .wma and .mp3 tracks, press
repeatedly to select a play mode: play
all tracks randomly ([SHU ALL]), play
tracks in the current folder or album
randomly ([SHU FLD]/[SHU ALBM]),
or play all tracks in sequence ([SHU
OFF]).
• In radio mode, press to select the
preset radio station of No. 3.
• In radio mode, press and hold to store
the current radio station at channel
No. 3.
• For .wma and .mp3 tracks, press
repeatedly to select a repeat mode.
• In radio mode, press to select the
preset radio station of No. 2.
• In radio mode, press and hold to store
the current radio station at channel
No. 2.
• For .wma and .mp3 tracks on a storage
device, press to access the folder list.
• In radio mode, press to select the
preset radio station of No. 1.
m
/DSP
• Press repeatedly to display available
information about the current track.
• Press repeatedly to display available
RDS information.
• Press and hold to display the set clock.
n AS/SOURCE
• Press repeatedly to select a source.
• In radio mode, press and hold to
activate the automatic search of radio
stations.
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r
• Press repeatedly to select a preset
sound equalizer.
• Press and hold to activate the setup of
bass, treble, balance, and fader.
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•
Press to turn on the system.
Press and hold to turn off the system.
Press to mute or restore sound.
Press to confirm an option.
Rotate to switch between menu
options.
• Rotate to adjust the volume level.
• For .wma and .mp3 tracks on a storage
device, press to select the next folder.
• Press and hold to activate the selection
of listening zones.
• Press to select a tuner band.
/
• Tune to a radio station.
• Press to skip to the previous/next
track.
• Press and hold to rewind a track or
search fast forward.
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• Press to enable or disable the
maximum volume.
• Press and hold to enable or disable
the DBB (dynamic bass boost) sound
effect.
• Press to answer or redial a call.
• Press to hang up a call.
• Press and hold to reject an incoming
call.
u Slot for SD/SDHC card
• Insert an SD/SDHC card.
v RESET
• Press to reboot the system.
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3 Install the car
audio system
Connect wires
Note
•• Make sure that all loose leads are insulated with
electrical tape.
Caution
•• Consult a professional to connect wires as instructed
below.
•• Use the controls only as stated in this user manual.
Always follow the instructions in this chapter in
sequence.
These instructions are for a typical installation.
However, if your car has different requirements,
make the adjustment accordingly. If you have
any question regarding installation kits, consult
your local retailer.
1
Check the car's wiring carefully and
connect them to the the supplied ISO
male connectors.
Note
•• This system is designed for negative ground (earth) 12V
DC operation only.
•• Always install this system in the car dashboard. Other
locations can be dangerous as the rear of the system
heats up during use.
•• To avoid short-circuit: before you connect, make sure
that the ignition is off.
•• Make sure that you connect the yellow and red power
supply leads after all other leads are connected.
•• Make sure that all loose leads are insulated with
electrical tape.
•• Make sure that the leads do not get caught under
screws iron parts that will move (e.g. seat rail).
•• Make sure that all ground (earth) leads are run to a
common ground (earth) point.
•• Use only the supplied mounting hardware for a safe
and secure installation.
•• Improper fuses can cause damage or fire. When you
need to change the fuse, consult a professional.
•• When you connect other devices to this system, make
sure that the rating of the car circuit is higher than the
total fuse value of all the connected devices.
•• Never connect speaker wires to the metal body or
chassis of the car.
•• Never connect speaker wires with stripes to one
another.
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2
3
4
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f
g
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ISO male
connectors
Connect to
Green strip, blackedged green strip
White strip, blackedged white strip
Gray strip, blackedged gray strip
Purple strip, blackedged purple strip
Red strip
Rear left speaker
Front left speaker
Front right speaker
Rear right speaker
Ignition key +12V
DC when ON/ACC
Blue strip
Motor/electric
antenna relay control
lead
Blue strip, white strip Amplifier relay
control lead
Black strip
Ground
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i
2
ISO male
connectors
Connect to
Yellow strip
To the +12V car
battery which is
energized at all times
Mount into the dashboard
Connect the antenna and amplifier as
illustrated, if applicable.
•
•
1
L
If the car does not have an on-board drive
or navigation computer, disconnect the
negative terminal of the car battery.
If the car battery is not disconnected, to
avoid short-circuit, make sure that the bare
wires do not touch each other.
Make sure that the car dashboard opening
is within these measurements:
REAR
R
m
5m
d
1
2
3
4
c b
a
Sockets on rear
panel
External sockets or
connectors
For ISO male
connectors
REAR L
REAR R
ANTENNA
As indicated above
Rear left speaker
Rear right speaker
Antenna
Tip
•• The pin arrangement for the ISO connectors depends
on the type of your vehicle. To avoid damage to the
unit, connect properly.
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mm
53mm
183
2
Remove the mounting sleeve with the
supplied disassembly tools.
3
Install the sleeve into the dashboard and
bend the tabs outward to fix the sleeve.
53.5 mm
18
3m
m
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4
Slide the unit into the sleeve until you hear
a "click".
Attach the front panel
1
2
5
Reconnect the negative terminal of the car
battery.
Insert the notch on the front panel to the
chassis on the main unit.
Press the left end of the front panel
inwards until it is securely locked with a
"click".
Attach the trim plate.
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Detach the front panel
Note
•• Before you insert an SD/SDHC card or reset the
system, detach the front panel.
•• Before you detach the front panel, make sure that the
system is turned off.
1
2
10
Press
to release the front panel.
Pull the front panel outwards to remove it.
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4 Get started
Set the clock
1
For the first time use
1
2
3
Press
to turn on the system.
»» [PHILIPS] is displayed and then
[SELECT OPERATING REGION]
(select a radio region) scrolls.
When one of the following options is
displayed, rotate
to select a radio
region that matches your location.
• [AREA EUROPE] (Western Europe)
• [AREA ASIA] (Asia Pacific)
• [AREA MID--EAST] (Middle East)
• [AREA AUST] (Australia)
• [AREA RUSSIA] (Russia)
• [AREA USA] (United States)
• [AREA LATIN] (Latin America)
• [AREA JAPAN] (Japan)
Press
to confirm.
»» The system switches to radio mode
automatically.
• To turn off the system, press and hold
until the screen backlight is off.
Set the time format
1
2
3
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
Press
/
repeatedly until [CLK 24H]
or [CLK 12H] is displayed.
2
3
4
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
Press
/
repeatedly until [CLK] is
displayed with time digits blinking.
Rotate
anti-clockwise to set the hour.
Rotate
clockwise to set the minute.
Display the clock
Press and hold /DISP until [CLK] and the set
clock are displayed.
• To exit the clock display, press any button
or rotate
.
Select a source
Press AS/SOURCE repeatedly to select a
source.
• [RADIO]: Listen to FM/AM radio.
• [MP3--LINK]: Listen to the audio input
through the MP3-LINK socket.
• [USB]: When a USB storage device or
compatible iPod/iPhone is connected and
recognized, you can select this source to
play audio files that are stored on it.
• [SD/SDHC]: When an SD/SDHC card is
inserted and recognized, you can select this
source to play audio files that are stored
on it.
• [BT AUDIO]: When a Bluetooth player
is connected, you can select this source
to transfer audio from the player to this
system via Bluetooth.
Rotate
to select [CLK 24H] or [CLK
12H].
• [CLK 24H]: 24-hour time format
• [CLK 12H]: 12-hour time format
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Select a listening zone
1
2
Press and hold
until one of the
following options is displayed.
• [ALL]: For all passengers
• [FRONT-L]: For the front-left seat only
• [FRONT-R]: For the front-right seat
only
• [FRONT]: For front passengers only
Press
/
repeatedly to select a
listening zone.
Mute the button beep
The beep sound of buttons is enabled by
default.
1
2
3
12
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
Press
/
repeatedly until [BEEP ON]
or [BEEP OFF] is displayed.
• [BEEP ON]: Enable the beep sound of
buttons.
• [BEEP OFF]: Mute the beep sound of
buttons.
Rotate
EN
to change the setting.
5 Listen to radio
Search for a radio station
automatically
Select a tuner region
You can select a radio region that matches your
location.
1
2
3
In radio mode, press and hold
the system menu.
to access
Press
/
repeatedly until one of the
following options is displayed.
• [AREA EUROPE] (Western Europe)
• [AREA ASIA] (Asia Pacific)
• [AREA MID--EAST] (Middle East)
• [AREA AUST] (Australia)
• [AREA RUSSIA] (Russia)
• [AREA USA] (United States)
• [AREA LATIN] (Latin America)
• [AREA JAPAN] (Japan)
Rotate
Search for a radio station
Press
or
to search for the previous or
next radio station with strong signals.
Search for a radio station manually
1
2
Press and hold
or
until [M] blinks.
Press
or
repeatedly until the target
frequency is displayed.
Store radio stations in
memory
Note
to select a region.
•• You can store a maximum of six stations in each band.
Select a tuner sensitivity
To search for radio stations with strong signals
only or more radio stations, you can change the
tuner sensitivity.
1
2
3
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
Press
/
repeatedly until [LOC ON]
or [LOC OFF] is displayed.
Rotate
to select a setting.
• [LOC ON]: Search for radio stations
with strong signals only.
• [LOC OFF]: Search for radio stations
with strong and weak signals.
Store radio stations automatically
1
2
3
Switch the source to [RADIO].
Press
or
repeatedly to select a band.
Press and hold AS/SOURCE until
[STORE---] is displayed.
»» After the search is complete, the
first stored radio station is broadcast
automatically.
• To select a stored radio station, press
,
,
,
, , or
.
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Store radio stations manually
3
1
4
2
3
Press
or
tuner band.
repeatedly to select a
Press and hold
,
,
,
,
, or
to store the radio station at the
selected channel.
Program
type
1
2
NEWS
AFFAIRS
3
Enable the RDS function
Note
•• The RDS function is enabled by default.
•• Only when the RDS function is enabled, RDS related
settings can be accessed.
3
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
Press
/
repeatedly until [RDS ON]
or [RDS OFF] is displayed.
Rotate
to select [RDS ON].
»» The RDS function is enabled.
• To disable the RDS function, rotate
to select [RDS OFF].
Select a program type
Before tuning to RDS stations, you can select
a program type to search for programs of the
selected category only.
1
2
14
Rotate
to select a program type, and
then press
to confirm.
Item
The RDS (Radio Data System) function
operates only in areas with FM stations
broadcasting RDS signals. If you tune to an RDS
station, the station name is displayed.
2
to access the list of program
Tune to the radio station that you want to
store.
Play with RDS
1
Press
types.
Press and hold
menu.
Press
/
displayed.
EN
to access the system
repeatedly until [PTY] is
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5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
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27
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Description
News services
Politics and current
affairs
INFO
Special information
programs
SPORT
Sports
EDUCATE
Education and advanced
training
DRAMA
Radio plays and
literature
CULTURE
Culture, religion and
society
SCIENCE
Science
VARIED
Entertainment programs
POP M
Pop music
ROCK M
Rock music
EASY M
Light music
LIGHT M
Light classical music
CLASSICS
Classical music
OTHER M
Special music programs
WEATHER
Weather
FINANCE
Finance
CHILDREN Children’s programs
SOCIAL
Social Affairs
RELIGION
Religion
PHONE IN
Phone In
TRAVEL
Travel
LEISURE
Leisure
JAZZ
Jazz Music
COUNTRY Country Music
NATION M National Music
OLDIES
Oldies Music
FOLK M
Folk Music
DOCUMENT Documentary
TEST
Alarm Test
ALARM
Alarm
Use alternate frequencies
If the signal of an RDS station is poor, enable
the AF (Alternate Frequency) function to search
for another station that broadcasts the same
program.
1
2
3
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
2
3
•• When a traffic announcement cuts in, you can press
to switch the system to the previous mode.
Synchronize the system clock
Press
/
repeatedly until [AF ON] or
[AF OFF] is displayed.
You can synchronize the system clock with an
RDS station that transmits time signals.
Rotate
to select a setting.
• [AF ON]: Enable the AF function.
• [AF OFF]: Disable the AF function.
2
Set the region for AF tuning
You can set the region for AF tuning.
1
Tip
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
Press
/
repeatedly until [REG ON]
or [REG OFF] is displayed.
Rotate
to select a setting.
• [REG ON]: Only RDS stations in
current region can be tuned to
automatically.
• [REG OFF]: All RDS stations can be
tuned to automatically.
1
3
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
Press
/
repeatedly until [CT ON]
or [CT OFF] is displayed.
Rotate
to select a setting.
• [CT ON]: Synchronize the
system clock with the RDS station
automatically.
• [CT OFF]: The automatic clock
synchronization with RDS station is
disabled.
Tip
•• The accuracy of time depends on the RDS station that
transmits time signals.
Receive traffic announcement
If you want to receive traffic announcement,
enable the TA (Traffic Announcement) function.
1
2
3
Press and hold
menu.
to access the system
Press
/
repeatedly until [TA ON] or
[TA OFF] is displayed.
Rotate
to select a setting.
• [TA ON]: When a traffic
announcement is on air, the system
automatically switches to the tuner
mode and begins to broadcast the
traffic announcement. When the traffic
announcement is over, the system
returns to the previous mode.
• [TA OFF]: Traffic announcement does
not cut in.
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6 Play from a
storage device
2
This system can play .mp3 and .wma files that
are copied onto a compatible storage device.
3
Note
•• Philips does not guarantee compatibility with all storage
devices.
•• NTFS (New Technology File System) file system is not
supported.
Switch the source to [USB] or [SD/
SDHC].
• When a USB storage device is
connected and recognized, the
system switches the source to [USB]
automatically.
If the play does not start, press
Control play
Button
/
/
/
/DISP
1
16
Connect a compatible USB storage device
or SD/SDHC card.
• For an SD/SDHC card, detach the
front panel first, insert the card into
the card slot, and then attach the front
panel.
EN
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Function
Press repeatedly to select a
folder.
Pause or resume play.
Press to play the previous or
next track.
Press and hold to rewind a track
or search forward fast.
Press repeatedly to display
available information about the
current track.
Press repeatedly to select a
repeat mode:
• [REP ONE]: repeat the current track,
• [RPT FLD]: repeat all tracks in
the current folder, or
• [RPT ALL]: repeat all tracks in
the storage device.
Press repeatedly to select a play
mode:
• [SHU ALL]: play all tracks
randomly,
• [SHU FLD]: play tracks in the
current folder randomly, or
• [SHU OFF]: play all tracks in
the storage device in sequence.
Switch tracks
During play, you can switch tracks or folders
quickly.
Switch tracks directly
1
2
3
Press
to access the track list.
»» The file name of current track scrolls.
Rotate
Press
to toggle through tracks.
to play the selected track.
Switch folders for a track
1
2
3
4
5
Press
to access the folder list.
»» [ROOT] scrolls.
Rotate
to toggle through folders.
»» The name of current folder scrolls.
Press
Rotate
folder.
Press
to select the folder.
to toggle through tracks in the
to play the selected track.
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7 Play from an
iPod/iPhone
»» The system starts playing tracks that
are stored on your iPod/iPhone.
Note
•• Before you disconnect the iPod/iPhone, switch the
system to another source.
Note
•• During play, no audio signals are transferred through
the headphone socket of your iPod/iPhone.
Compatible iPod/iPhone
models
This car audio system supports the following
iPod and iPhone models.
• iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and
iPhone 3G
• iPod touch (2nd, 3rd, and 4th generations)
• iPod classic
• iPod nano (3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th
generations)
Connect your iPod/iPhone
Connect an Apple 30-pin USB cable to:
• the USB socket on the front panel of this
system, and
• your iPod/iPhone.
»» [USB] is displayed.
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EN
Control play
Button
Function
Press repeatedly to select a
control mode: control play on
your iPod/iPhone, or on the
system.
Press to pause or resume play.
/
/
/DISP
Press to play the previous or next
track.
Press and hold to rewind a track
or search forward fast.
Press repeatedly to display
available information about the
current track.
Press repeatedly to select a repeat
mode:
• [REP ONE]: repeat the current
track, or
• [REP ALL]: repeat all tracks.
Press repeatedly to select a play
mode:
• [SHU ALL]: play all tracks
randomly,
• [SHU ALBM]: play tracks in the
current album randomly, or
• [SHU OFF]: play all tracks in the
iPod/iPhone library in sequence.
Search for a track
After accessing the iPod/iPhone menu, you can
select a specific track quickly.
1
2
3
4
5
Press
to access the iPod/iPhone menu.
»» [PLAYLIST] scrolls.
Rotate
to select a category.
Press
to access the list of tracks
under the category.
»» The file name of the first track scrolls.
Rotate
to select a track.
»» The file name of current track scrolls.
Press
to start play.
Charge your iPod/iPhone
Once the iPod/iPhone is docked and
recognized, the charging starts.
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8 Use Bluetooth
devices
With this car audio system, you can listen to
audio from a player or make a call through
Bluetooth.
Connect a device
»» If the connection fails, [FAILED] is
displayed on the LCD screen of this
system.
Disconnect a device
1
2
3
Note
•• Philips does not guarantee the compatibility with all
manual for Bluetooth compatibility.
On your device, follow the steps below.
1
2
3
4
Search for Bluetooth devices.
In the device list, select CE152.
Enter the default password "0000", and
then confirm the password entry.
»» If the pairing succeeds, [PAIRED] is
displayed on the LCD screen of this
system.
Enable or permit the connection with
CE152.
»» If the connection succeeds,
[CONNECTED] scrolls and
is
displayed on the LCD screen of this
system.
Press
/
repeatedly until [DIS-CON] is displayed.
Press
.
»» [WAIT] is displayed with -, --,
and --- blinking alternately until
[DISCONNECTED] scrolls.
•• You can also complete the disconnection on your
device.
•• Make sure that Bluetooth function is enabled on your
device, and your device is set as visible to all other
Bluetooth devices.
•• At one time, you can connect only one Bluetooth
device to this system.
•• The operational range between this system and a
Bluetooth device is approximately 3 meters (9 feet).
•• Any obstacle between this system and a Bluetooth
device can reduce the operational range.
•• Keep away from any other electronic device that may
cause interference.
to access the system
Tip
Bluetooth devices.
•• Before pairing a device with this system, read its user
Press and hold
menu.
Reconnect a device
Some Bluetooth devices support the automatic
reconnection with a paired Bluetooth device.
If your device does not support automatic
reconnection, reconnect it with this system
manually.
1
2
3
Press and hold
menu.
Press
/
is displayed.
to access the system
repeatedly until [RE--CON]
Press
.
»» [WAIT] is displayed with -, --,
and --- blinking alternately until
[CONNECTED] scrolls or [FAILED]
appears.
»» If [CONNECTED] scrolls, this system
is reconnected to the last connected
device.
Tip
•• You can also complete the reconnection on your
device.
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Play audio from a Bluetooth
device
Redial the last called number
If the connected Bluetooth device supports
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP),
you can listen to tracks that are stored on the
device through the system. If the device also
supports Audio Video Remote Control Profile
(AVRCP) profile, you can control play on the
system or with its remote control.
2
1
2
Play a track on the connected device.
Press AS/SOURCE repeatedly to switch
the source to [BT AUDIO].
»» Play starts automatically.
• To pause or resume play, press
.
• To skip to the previous or next track,
press
/ .
Note
•• If the connected device does not support the AVRCP
profile, control play on the connected device.
1
Press .
»» [REDIAL] is displayed.
Press
to confirm.
»» [CALLING] is displayed.
Pick up an incoming call
When the system receives an incoming call, the
phone number or [PHONE IN] is displayed.
Press to answer the call.
Reject an incoming call
Press and hold
until [END] is displayed.
End a call
To end an on-going call, press
.
Transfer a call to mobile phone
By default, the voice comes from the
loudspeakers during a call.
Make a call
Note
•• Keep the Bluetooth connection active between the
system and your mobile phone.
1
2
Press and hold until [TRANSFER] is
displayed.
»» The loudspeakers are muted, and the
voice comes from your mobile phone
only.
Take up your mobile phone for the
conversation.
Call a number
On your mobile phone, call a number.
»» [CALLING] is displayed.
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9 Listen to an
external player
You can use the system to amplify the audio
input from an external player, for example, MP3
player.
MP3-LINK
1
2
3
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Switch the source to [MP3--LINK].
Connect an MP3 link cable to
• the MP3-LINK socket on the system,
and
• the audio output socket (usually the
headphone socket) on the external
player.
Play the external player.
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10Adjust sound
The following operations are applicable to all
supported media.
Button
Function
Rotate to increase or decrease the
volume level.
Press to mute or restore sound.
Press to enable or disable the
maximum volume.
Press and hold to enable or disable
the Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB) effect.
Press repeatedly to select a sound
equalizer.
1Press and hold to activate the setup
of customized sound equalizer.
2Press repeatedly to select an option:
[BAS] (bass), [TRE] (treble), [BAL]
(balance), or [FAD] (fader).
3Rotate
to adjust the setting.
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11Additional
information
L
REAR
R
Reset the system
If the system works abnormally, reset the
system to factory default settings.
Note
•• If the fuse gets damaged immediately after it is
replaced, an internal malfunction may occur. In such
case, consult your Philips retailer.
1
2
Detach the front panel.
Press the RESET button with the tip of a
ball-point pen or toothpick.
»» All settings are reset to factory default.
Replace the fuse
If there is no power, check the fuse and replace
it if it is damaged.
1
2
3
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Check the electric connection.
Remove the damaged fuse from the rear
panel.
Insert a new fuse with the same
specifications (15 A).
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12Product
information
Note
•• Specifications are subject to change without prior
Bluetooth
Output
power
Frequency
band
Range
Standard
Class 2
2.4000 GHz - 2.4835 GHz ISM
Band
3 meters(free space)
Bluetooth 2.0 specification
notice.
General
Power supply
Fuse
Suitable speaker
impedance
Maximum power
output
Continuous power
output
Pre-Amp output
voltage
Aux-in level
12 V DC (11 V - 16 V),
negative ground
15 A
4-8
50 W x 4 channels
22 W x 4 RMS
(4 10% T.H.D.)
2.0 V
500 mV
Radio
Frequency range
- FM
Usable sensitivity FM (S/N = 20 dB)
Frequency range AM(MW)
Usable sensitivity AM(MW) (S/N =
20 dB)
87.5 - 108.0 MHz
(100kHz per step in
auto search and 50kHz
per step in manual
search)
8 µV
522 - 1620 KHz (9 kHz)
530 - 1710 kHz (10
kHz)
30 µV
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13Troubleshooting
Warning
•• Never remove the casing of this product.
To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair
the product yourself.
If you encounter problems when using this
product, check the following points before
requesting service. If the problem remains
unsolved, go to the Philips Web page (www.
philips.com/support). When you contact Philips,
make sure that the product is nearby and the
model number and serial number are available.
General
No power or no sound
•• The power supply from car battery is cut
off, or the car battery runs out of energy.
Power the system with car battery.
•• Car engine is not on. Turn the car engine
on.
•• Cable is not correctly connected. Check
connections.
•• The fuse is burnt. Replace the fuse.
•• Volume is too low. Adjust volume.
•• If the above solutions do not work, press
the RESET button.
•• Make sure that the current track is in a
compatible format.
Noise in broadcasts
•• Signals are too weak. Select other stations
with stronger signals.
•• Check the connection of the car antenna.
Preset stations are erased.
•• Battery cable is not correctly connected.
Connect the battery cable to the terminal
that is always live.
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Cannot switch the source to iPod/iPhone
• Check whether the iPod/iPhone is securely
connected.
• Check whether the iPod/iPhone is
compatible with this system.
• Check whether the iPod/iPhone battery is
nearly empty. Connect it to this system for
charging first.
Display shows ERR-12.
•• Data error. Check the USB storage device
or SD/SDHC card.
About the Bluetooth device
Music playback is unavailable on the system
even after successful Bluetooth connection.
•• The device cannot be used with the
system to play music.
The audio quality is poor after connection
with a Bluetooth-enabled device.
•• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move
the device closer to the system or remove
any obstacle between the device and the
system.
Cannot connect with the system.
•• The device does not support the profiles
required for the system.
•• The Bluetooth function of the device is
not enabled. Refer to the user manual of
the device to find out how to enable the
function.
•• The system is not in the pairing mode.
•• The system is already connected with
another Bluetooth-enabled device.
Disconnect that device or all other
connected devices and then try again.
The paired mobile phone connects and
disconnects constantly.
•• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move
the mobile phone closer to the system or
remove any obstacle between the mobile
phone and the system.
••
••
Some mobile phones may connect and
disconnect constantly when you make
or end calls. This does not indicate any
malfunction of the system.
For some mobile phones, the Bluetooth
connection may be deactivated
automatically as a power-saving feature.
This does not indicate any malfunction of
the system.
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14Notice
Any changes or modifications made to this
device that are not expressly approved by
Philips Consumer Lifestyle may void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Compliance
Environmental information
All unnecessary packaging has been omitted.
We have tried to make the packaging easy to
separate into three materials: cardboard (box),
polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene
(bags, protective foam sheet.)
Your system consists of materials which can
be recycled and reused if disassembled by
a specialized company. Please observe the
local regulations regarding the disposal of
packaging materials, exhausted batteries and old
equipment.
Trademark notice
This product complies with the radio
interference requirements of the European
Community.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are
registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth
SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Philips is
under license.
Care of the environment
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is
attached to a product it means that the product
is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/
EC. Please inform yourself about the local
separate collection system for electrical and
electronic products.
Please act according to your local rules and
do not dispose of your old products with your
normal household waste.
Correct disposal of your old product helps to
prevent potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health.
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Windows Media and the Windows logo
are trademarks, or registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States
and/or other countries.
“Made for iPod” and “Made for iPhone”
mean that an electronic accessory has been
designed to connect specifically to iPod or
iPhone respectively, and has been certified by
the developer to meet Apple performance
standards. Apple is not responsible for the
operation of this device or its compliance with
safety and regulatory standards. Please note that
the use of this accessory with iPod or iPhone
may affect wireless performance.
iPod and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Other trademarks and trade names are those
of their respective owners.
Copyright
2012 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
Specifications are subject to change without
notice. Trademarks are the property of
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V or their
respective owners. Philips reserves the right
to change products at any time without being
obliged to adjust earlier supplies accordingly.
The making of unauthorized copies of copyprotected material, including computer
programs, files, broadcasts and sound
recordings, may be an infringement of
copyrights and constitute a criminal offence.
This equipment should not be used for such
purposes.
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15Glossary
M
MP3
A file format with a sound data compression
system. MP3 is the abbreviation of Motion
Picture Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio
Layer 3.
S
SD
Secure Digital. A type of memory card with a
flash memory.
SDHC
Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) is a type
of flash memory card based on the SDA 2.00
specification. The SDA 2.00 specification enables
SD cards to reach higher capacities from 4GB
to 32GB, and growing.
W
WMA (Windows Media Audio)
An audio format owned by Microsoft, is a
part of Microsoft Windows Media technology.
Includes Microsoft Digital Rights Management
tools, Windows Media Video encoding
technology, and Windows Media Audio
encoding technology.
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Specifications are subject to change without notice
© 2012 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
All rights reserved.
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