QUALITY, RLIABILITY, & PURE BLISS
FLIP DOWN ACTIVE MATRIX TFT-LCD MONITORS
AVM730IRV / AVM809IRV / AVM104IRV
OPERATING INTSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE RETAIN MANUAL FOR FUTRE USE AND REFERENCE
The Audiobahn Way
To bring the product to market that excites the consumer through
sound and vision from an orientation of integrity and customer service. We
make you look as good as you sound. We strive to take car audio to an
extreme the world has never seen, and a world that never stops evolving.
Audiobahn was established in 1997 with one long-term goal in mind,
"Build it Bigger, Badder, & Better, and the people will take notice!" We
back this statement with an engineering team that has brought home several
Innovations, Design & Engineering Showcase Awards, and a marketing team
from around the world that spends countless hours developing our no
compromise products to satisfy the most discriminating enthusiasts.
Our global manufacturing facilities feature ISO9002 ratings (the highest
level of quality control awarded in the electronics manufacturing industry), fully
robotic assembly lines and a state of the art, California based R & D
laboratory.
Due to overwhelming response from our competitors, and our goal to
participate in even more events this year, we created *"TEAM AUDIOBAHN."
This organization is designed to create a support network along with shirts and
perks for team members. "TEAM AUDIOBAHN" is not only for the diehard
competitor, but also for anyone that loves car audio as much as we do. With
four levels of play, one is right for you to get started in the Audiobahn family.
Our Technical Department and entire staff look to strive above and
beyond the rest of the pack by going that extra mile to help you out. Whether
you happen to be a veteran competitor, or a beginner car audio enthusiast that
does not know a voice coil from a spider. We are all here to help you get the
best system you can with what you have.
Judge for yourself, and remember what it's all about, "If it's not
Bigger, Badder & Better, it's not Audiobahn." If audio is your life,
Audiobahn is the brand for you! We make you look as good as you sound.
People never stop trying to get the best product, so we will never stop making
it.
*To learn more about "TEAM AUDIOBAHN" please give us a call, see our website at
www.audiobahninc.com, or email us at team@audiobahninc.com to learn about all the details.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION
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UNPACKING YOUR MONITOR SYSTEM
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SAFETY PRECAUTION
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PECIFICATIONS
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SYSTEM FEATURES AND CONTROLS
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REMOTE CONTROL FUNCTIONS
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INSTALLATION
9-10
OSD FOR AVM730IRV
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OSD FOR AVM104IRV
12-13
WARNING / DISCLAIMER
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WARRANTY
15-16
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Introduction
Dear Customer,
Congratulations on your purchase of the worlds finest brand of car audio products. Here at
Audiobahn Inc. we are devoted to making our musical reproduction the very best, and we are
pleased you have chosen our product. Through years of engineering expertise, hand
craftsmanship, and critical testing procedures, we have created a wide range of products that
reproduce music with all the clarity and richness you deserve.
For maximum performance we recommend you have your Audiobahn product installed by an
Authorized Audiobahn Dealer, as we provide specialized training through our Audiobahn
Installer Training Programs. Please read your warranty, keep your receipt, and original carton
for possible future use.
Great products and proper installation are only a small piece of the puzzle when it comes to
your system. Make sure that your installer is using only 100% authentic installation accessories
from the Audiobahn Connections. The Audiobahn Connections line has everything ranging
from the smallest terminal, to power wires up to 0 gauge, and 4 channel RCA cables.
To get a free brochure on Audiobahn products and Audiobahn Connections in the U.S. call
(714) 988-0400 or e-mail us at sales@audiobahninc.com.
WARNING
Continuous exposure to sound pressure levels over 100 dB may cause
permanent hearing loss. High powered autosound systems may produce sound
pressure levels well over 135dB. Need we say more! Use common sense.
If after reading this manual, you still have questions regarding your product, we
recommend that you see your nearest Audiobahn Dealer. A list of Authorized
Audiobahn Dealers can be found on our web page. If you need further assistance, feel
free to call us at (800)488-8595 and ask for the Technical Department. Be sure to have
the model number, date of purchase, and invoice number available when you call.
The model number can be located on the outside of the carton. Record this in the space
provided below along with the date of purchase. It is a good idea to keep your receipt
with this, as you will need it in the case of a warranty repair or exchange.
Model Number:___________________ Date of Purchase: _____________________
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Unpacking Your Monitor System
Unpack the monitor and all other items carefully. Check to make sure
nothing is missing or misplaced while unpacking. If any item(s) are missing from
the list below, please contact the dealer you purchased the equipment from
immediately.
The Audiobahn Flip Down Systems Include:
Monitor with Flipdown Housing
7.2" TFT-LCD Monitor in AVM730IRV
10.4" TFT-LCD Monitor in AVM104IRV
Interface Cable
Owner's Manual
Warranty Card
Remote Control with Battery
Universal Flipdown Console
Flip Down Mounting Bracket
Inrared Transmitter for Wireless Headphones
Cleaning
The display area is highly prone to scratching. Do not use ketone
type materials such as acetone, ethyl alcohol, or toluene that will
damage the panel permanently.
Don't let water or oil penetrate the monitor. If the droplets are kept for
a long time, staining and discoloration may occur.
Keep food particles and fingerprints away from the display area.
Don't press on the screen, doing so may damage or crack the screen
Specifications
AVM730IRV
AVM104IRV
7.2" (16:9)
10.4" (4:3)
Display Resolution
1152 (H) x 234 (V)
1920 (H) x 480 (V)
Min. Viewing Angle
45 / 45 / 10 / 30 (L/R/T/B)
30 / 20 / 45 / 45 (L/R/T/B)
NTSC Compatible
NTSC / PAL Compatible
Screen Size
Signal System
2
200 cd/m
2
Brightness
250 cd/m
Operating Voltage (DC)
+12V (DC)
+12V (DC)
1 Vp-p (positive) 75 Ohms
1 Vp-p (positive) 75 Ohms
STRIPE
STRIPE
Video Signal
Pixel Configuration
Video Input
Video / Audio Inputs
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Video / Audio Inputs
System Features and Controls
3-Position Dome Light
Off / Auto / On
Up / Down Keys
These multipurpose keys are used to increase or decrease the
selected parameter, such as contrast, color and so on.
Mode
This button brings up the menu screen for adjustment of a range
of monitor parameters such as color, tint and so on.
Power
Turns on the power to the monitor.
Press the power button once, and the unit will switch to AV1.
Press the power button twice, and the unit will switch to AV2.
Press and hold the power button, and the unit will turn off.
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Remote Control Functions
Power
Turns on the power to the monitor
Up / Down Keys
These multifunction keys are used to increase
and decrease the selected parameter, such
as contrast, color and so on
Mode
This button brings up the
menu screen for
adjustment of a range of
monitor parameters such
as color, tint and so on.
AV
Swithces the monitor between AV1 and AV2.
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Installation
To avoid damage to the unit or to your car, it is highly recommended that the installation
is done by a professional car video installation shop. Warranty could be voided if you make
changes or modifications not expressly approved.
YELLOW(RCA): Video 1 input
WHITE(RCA): Video 2 input
NOTE: (+12 volt) RED wire and Ground wire
have to be connected for wireless IR circuit
and dome lights to work.
Power Connection for the monitor
RED: Ignition switch (+12 volt)
BLACK: Ground
RED: Constant +12 volt.
BLACK: Ground
YELLOW: Signal detection for dome light (+12 volt)
RED(RCA):Right audio input for IR circuit.
WHITE(RCA): Left audio input for IR circuit.
NOTE:
Because of frequencyinterference, using multiple monitors in your vehicle with built
in IR can create distortion to the audio of the headphones.)
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Installation
Step1: Use mounting bracket (A) to cut out the size of ceiling to provide a mounting surface
which the housing of the flip down monitor can be attached.
Step2: Use tapping screws or rivets on position (B) for mounting bracket (A)
on the vehicles roof.
Step3: Use the 6 pieces of machine screws (C) to mount the housing
of the monitor to mounting bracket (A).
A
B
C
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OSD for AVM104IRV
1. Press "Power" on the monitor or remote to turn on the monitor.
2. Press "Mode" on the monitor or remote to display the on screen adjustment menu as shown
below:
Color
OSD
Miscellaneous
Exit
3. Press "UP" or "DOWN" on the monitor or remote to select the setting to adjust. Then press
"Mode" to confirm the selection or adjustment. Each adjustment item is shown as below:
The Color selection opens a submenu with additional adjustable parameters. Selecting Color
reveals the following screen:
Contrast
Brightness
HUE
SATURATION
EXIT
Use UP or DOWN to increase and decrease the selected parameter value from 0 - 255
The OSD selection opens a submenu with additional adjustable parameters. Selecting OSD
reveals the following screen:
Language
OSD H. Position
OSD V. POSITION
OSD Timer
Translucent
Language: After selecting Language by using the Mode button, use UP or DOWN to change
the language selection between English, *****, and *****.
OSD H. Position: After selecting OSD H. Position by using the Mode button, use UP or DOWN
to change the horizontal positioning of the OSD.
OSD V. Position: After selecting OSD V. Position by using the Mode button, use UP or DOWN
to change the vertical positioning of the OSD.
OSD Timer: After selecting OSD Timer by using the Mode button, use UP or DOWN to turn
the timer on or off.
ON - After 5 seconds of no selections being made, the OSD will disappear
OFF - The OSD will appear all the time
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OSD for AVM104IRV
Translucent: After selecting Translucent by using the Mode button, use UP or DOWN to turn
translucent on or off.
The Miscellaneous selection opens a submenu with additional parameters. Selecting
Miscellaneous reveals the following screen:
Signal Source
Reset
Volume
Exit
Signal Source: After selecting Signal SOurce by using the Mode button, use UP or DOWN to
change the input source between Video 1 and Video 2.
Reset: After selecting Reset by using the Mode button, use UP or DOWN to select Yes or
NO - Keep current setting adjustments
YES - All settings can be adjusted back to the pre-set value
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Warning / Disclaimer
WARNING
Investigate the layout of your automobile thoroughly before drilling or cutting any holes.
Take care when you work near the gas tanks, gas lines, hydraulic lines, and electrical
wiring. Attach the system securely to the automobile to prevent damage, particularly in
the event of an accident. Do not mount the system so that the wire connections are
unprotected or are subject to pinching or damage from nearby objects.
The +12V DC power wire must be fused at the battery positive terminal connection.
Before making or breaking power connections at the system power terminals,
disconnect the +12V wire at the battery end. Confirm your radio/head unit and/or other
equipment is turned off while connecting the input jacks and speaker terminals.
If you need to replace the power fuse, replace it only with a fuse identical to that
supplied with the system. Using a fuse of different type or rating may result in damage to
this system which is not covered by the warranty.
Disclaimer
Specifications are subject to change with out notice.
For the most updated Specifications call Audiobahn,
or your local Authorized Audiobahn Dealer,
or check the Audiobahn website.
www.audiobahninc.com
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Warranty
Audiobahn Consumer
Product Warranty Policy
Audiobahn products are manufactured with the highest quality components and some of
the most advanced technology available. Because of this, we recommend that you have
your new products installed by an Authorized Audiobahn Dealer.(A list of Authorized
Audiobahn Dealers can be found on our web page).
Warranty Period: One year from the original date of purchase.
Warranty Coverage: This warranty covers manufacturer defects only. The warranty is
applicable to the original purchaser, and is non-transferable. You must have a receipt from
an Authorized Audiobahn Dealer that shows the location of purchase, price paid, and
date of purchase.
(Products purchased by consumers from an Authorized Audiobahn Dealer outside the
United States, are covered only by that countries Distributor and not by Audiobahn).
Notes:
Complete subwoofer enclosures (Audiobahn will replace defective subwoofers,
plexiglass, or neon only. Do not send the entire enclosure, unless the enclosure is
defective itself. You must receive prior authorization and an RA# before sending in any
complete enclosure).
Audiobahn will only replace L.E.D.(s) found to be defective at the time of purchase.
Audiobahn warranties do not cover the following:
Any product not purchased from an Authorized Audiobahn Dealer (including Internet
dealers)
Damage caused by abuse, misuse, accident, water / flood, or theft (including any
cosmetic damage to the body of the product)
Damage caused by improper installation
Any cost or expense related to removal or reinstallation
Any unauthorized services
Any product that has the serial number removed, altered, or defaced
Subsequent damage to any other components
Pinched, cut, or stripped wires
Any product that is new, and/or found to be in working condition
L.E.D. indicators on electronics
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Warranty Continued
How to receive warranty service: Contact your local Authorized Audiobahn Dealer, or call Audiobahn at
(800) 488-8595 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM PST.
If you are having problems with your system, we recommend you check the product carefully and
thoroughly to confirm that the product truly has a manufacturer defect; as opposed to abuse, or other
components in the system causing the failure. This might include having an Authorized Audiobahn
Dealer look at the product to confirm the source of the problem. Any product found to have a
manufacturer defect will be replaced with a new piece of the same or similar model, or repaired at the
discretion of Audiobahn. Any product found to have no manufacturer defect will be returned to the sender
at their cost.
You must acquire a Return Authorization Number (RA#) prior to returning ANY product to
Audiobahn. That Return Authorization Number (RA#) must be prominently and clearly marked on the
outside of the shipping carton, or product delivery will be refused (no exceptions will be made).
Please note: All shipping and handling (to and from) charges will be the sole responsibility of the
consumer.
Please record and keep your Return Authorization Number (RA#) in the event that further communication
is required.
Return Authorization Number (RA#):
______________________________
Date product was sent:
______________________________
Contact Information
Audiobahn Headquarters
114 South Berry St.
Brea, CA 92821
Phone (800)488-8595 Fax. (714)988-0433
Pacific Coast Time : 9am-5pm Mon. - Fri.
tech@audiobahninc.com
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