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XD1215
INSTALLATION/OWNER'S MANUAL
AM/FM/CD Receiver with Detach Face
XD1215 INSTALLATION
Preparation
Please read entire manual before installation.
Before You Start
•Disconnect negative battery terminal. Consult a qualified technician for instructions.
•Avoid installing the unit where it would be subject to high temperatures, such as from
direct sunlight, or where it would be subject to dust, dirt or excessive vibration.
Getting Started
•Remove 2 transit screws located on top of the unit.
•Insert the supplied keys into the
slots as shown, and slide the unit
out of the mounting sleeve.
•Install mounting sleeve into opening,
bending tabs to secure.
•Connect wiring harness and
antenna. Consult a qualified
technician if you are unsure.
•Certain vehicles may require
an installation kit and/or wiring
harness adapter (sold separately).
•Test for correct operation and slide
into mounting sleeve to secure.
•Snap trim ring into place.
TYPICAL MOUNTING METHOD
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XD1215 INSTALLATION
Wiring Diagram
FUSE
When replacing the fuse,
make sure new fuse is the
correct type and amperage.
Using an incorrect fuse
could damage the radio.
The XD1215 uses one 5 amp
AGC fuse located in-line.
* Caution - Do not attach any speaker leads to ground as severe damage will occur.
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XD1215 OPERATION
Control Locations
2
1
21
4
20
3
4
19
18
5
17
16
15
14
13
6
12
7
11
1
Volume Down
12
EQ
2
Release
13
Bass Boost/Mono/Stereo
3
Volume Up
14
Preset 6
4
Display
15
Preset 5
5
Mode
16
Preset 4
6
Tune/Track Down
17
Preset 3/CD Intro
7
Eject
18
Preset 2/CD Random
8
Tune/Track Up
19
Preset 1/CD Repeat
9
Auto Store/Preset Scan
20
Select
10
Auxiliary Input (3.5mm)
21
Power
11
Play/Pause/Band
8
10
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XD1215 OPERATION
General Operation
Faceplate Removal
Semi-permanent Faceplate
Installation
Power On/Off
Press RELEASE and pull away from the left side to remove.
To re-install, insert right side of faceplate first then push left
side to secure.
Remove trim ring and install supplied #1 x 7/32” Phillips head
screw through left side of mounting frame into faceplate.
Press PWR or any other button (except eject) to turn the unit
on. Inserting a CD will turn the unit on automatically. Press
PWR to turn the unit off.
Mode
Press MODE to select between tuner, CD player and auxiliary
input. Modes of operation are indicated in the display.
Auxiliary Input
Insert a standard 3.5mm connector into the AUX input (not
included). Connect the other end to headphone or line output
of audio device, MP3 player, etc. Press MODE to select AUX
input mode.
Bass Boost
Volume
Preset EQ Curves
Display
Set the Clock
Press BASS to activate and deactivate bass boost curve.
Activating this feature will enhance the bass frequencies
when listening to music at low volumes.
Adjust volume using VOL t or VOL s (00-46).
Press EQ to select between CLASSIC, POP, ROCK and OFF
(default) equalization curves. Any adjustment to the Bass or
Treble settings automatically cancels the current EQ curve (if
one is selected).
Press DISP to display the clock. The radio frequency (tuner
mode), CD elapsed time/track (CD player mode) or AUX
(Auxiliary mode) show by default.
Press DISP to display the clock, then release. Press and hold
DISP for 2 seconds, the clock will begin to flash. Press TUNE
<< to adjust the hours and TUNE >> to adjust the minutes.
Clock settings will be saved after 5 seconds.
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XD1215 OPERATION
General Operation
12/24-hour Clock
Reset
Select Audio
The clock will display 12-hour AM/PM time in USA
frequency spacing mode (PM 10:00). In European frequency
spacing mode, the clock will display 24-hour time (22:00).
Press the RESET button to reset the unit upon initial
installation or if abnormal operation occurs. The RESET
button is located behind the faceplate.
Press SEL to select between Volume (default), Bass, Treble,
Balance & Fader.
VOLUME
TREBLE
Bass
Press SEL until BA appears
Press VOL t or VOL s to adjust
(-7 minimum / 7 maximum)
Treble
Press SEL until TR appears
Press VOL t or VOL s to adjust
(-7 minimum / 7 maximum)
Balance
Fader
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BASS
BALANCE
FADER
Press SEL until B appears
Press VOL t (LEFT) or VOL s (RIGHT) to adjust
(BL 15/BR 15) B 00 represents equal balance.
Press SEL until F appears
Press VOL t (FRONT) or VOL s (REAR) to adjust
(FF 15/FR 15) F 00 represents equal balance.
XD1215 OPERATION
Tuner Operation
Seek Tuning
Manual Tuning
FM Mono/Stereo
Band
Frequency Spacing
Press TUNE << or >> momentarily to seek the next strong
station.
Press TUNE << or >> for more than 2 seconds, then
release. “MANU” will momentarily appear in the display.
Press TUNE << or >> momentarily to move radio frequency
up or down one step at a time. Press and hold to advance
quickly. If tuning is not adjusted for 5 seconds, the unit
will return to seek tuning mode (default). “AUTO” will
momentarily appear in the display.
Press MO/ST for more than 2 seconds during FM tuner
operation to select mono or stereo (default) reception of the
broadcast signal.
Press BAND to select between FM1, FM2, FM3 and AM1, AM2
bands.
Press and hold BAND then press TUNE << to select
European frequency spacing. Press and hold BAND then
press TUNE >> to select USA frequency spacing (default).
Anytime frequency spacing is changed, all station presets
are erased.
Storing and Recalling Station Presets
Up to 18 FM stations and 12 AM stations can be stored.
To store a station, select the desired band and station.
Press and hold the desired preset button for more than 2
seconds. When stored, the preset number will appear in the
display. The station can be recalled anytime by pressing the
corresponding preset button.
Automatically Store Stations
Press AS/PS for more than 2 seconds to automatically store
the six strongest stations in the current band.
Preset Scan
Press AS/PS for less than 2 seconds to scan presets
1-6 on the current band, pausing for 5 seconds at each.
Press AS/PS again to cancel.
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XD1215 OPERATION
CD Player Operation
Insert CD
Eject CD
With the label facing up, insert a standard size CD into the
CD slot. The CD will automatically begin playback.
Press the EJECT button to stop and eject the CD. The unit
will change to previous mode of operation (AM, FM, or
auxiliary input). If the disc is not removed within 10 seconds,
the unit will reload the disc. The unit does not have to be
turned on to eject CD.
Track Select
Press TRACK >> to skip to the beginning of the next track.
Press TRACK << to return to the beginning of the current
track. Pressing TRACK << again skips to the beginning of
the previous track.
Fast Forward and Reverse
Press and hold TRACK >> or TRACK << to fast forward or
reverse a track.
Pause
Intro
Repeat
Random
CD-R/CD-RW
Compatibility
Press
Press
temporarily stop CD playback.
ll// IIII toagain
to resume playback.
Press INT to play the first 10 seconds of each track.
Press INT again to cancel.
Press RPT to continuously repeat selected track.
Press RPT again to cancel.
Press RDM to play all tracks in random order. Press RDM
again to cancel. Random mode is retained in memory when
selecting between tuner, CD player and auxiliary input
modes and when the unit is turned on/off.
Some CD-Rs and CD-RWs may be incompatible with this
unit, depending on media type and recording method.
CD-R recording sessions must be closed (finalized) for
playback.
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XD1215 OPERATION
Troubleshooting
Problem
Unit will not turn on
(no power)
Unit has power
(but no sound)
Unit blows fuses
Excessive skipping
Unit will not accept
a disc
Cause
Yellow wire not connected or incorrect voltage
Red wire not connected or incorrect voltage
Black wire not connected
Fuse blown
Speaker wires not connected
One or more speaker wires touching each
other or touching chassis ground
Yellow or red wire touching chassis ground
Speaker wires touching chassis ground
Incorrect fuse rating
Unit is not mounted correctly or backstrap is
not secure
Physical defect in media (CD, CD-R or CD-RW)
CD mechanism position out of alignment
CD transit screws still in place
Action
Check connections for proper voltage
(11~16VDC)
Check connection to ground
Replace fuse
Check connections at speakers
Insulate all bare speaker wires from
each other and chassis ground
Check for pinched wire
Check for pinched wire
Use fuse with correct rating
Check mounting sleeve and backstrap
support
Check media for scratches
Press EJECT for 3 seconds to reset
CD mechanism position
Remove 2 transit screws located on top
of the unit.
Error Codes
Error Code
Cause
Action
ER-1 appears on display
Disc error
Press eject or RESET
ER-2 appears on display
Mechanism error
Press eject or RESET
ER-3 appears on display
Servo error or disc is in upside down
Press eject or RESET
NOTE:
If you should require additional information or have any performance related questions,
please visit our website at www.dualav.com or contact us by one of the following methods:
Call us toll-free at 1-866-382-5476
E-mail us at cs@dualav.com
Do not return the unit to the retailer.
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XD1215 WARRANTY
Limited One-Year Warranty
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 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:
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.
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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.
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.
XD1215 OPERATION
Notes
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XD1215 SPECIFICATIONS
Specifications
CD Player
Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz
Channel separation @ 1kHz: >65dB
D/A converter: 1 Bit
FM Tuner
Tuning range: 87.5MHz-107.9MHz
Usable sensitivity: 12dBf
50dB quieting sensitivity: 16dBf
Stereo separation @ 1kHz: 40dB
Frequency response: 30Hz-13kHz
AM Tuner
Tuning range: 530kHz-1710kHz
Usable sensitivity: 30uV
Frequency response: 80Hz-2kHz
General
Operating voltage: 11-16 VDC, negative ground
Speaker output impedance: 4~8 ohms
Fuse: 5 amp AGC
Dimensions: 7" x 7" x 2" (178 x 178 x 51 mm)
Design and specifications subject to change without notice.
CEA-2006 Power Standard Specifications
(reference: 14.4VDC +/- 0.2V, 20Hz~20kHz)
Power Output: 5 Watts RMS x 4 channels at 4 ohms and < 1% THD+N
Signal to noise ratio: 75dBA (reference: 1 watt into 4 ohms)
Dual Electronics Corp.
Toll Free: 1-866-382-5476
www.dualav.com
©2008 Dual Electronics Corp. All rights reserved.
NSA0908-V01
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