CDA 9Z6 Owner`s manual
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FM/AM CD Receiver
CDA-9815
CDA-9813
CDA-9811
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• OWNER'S MANUAL
Please read before using this equipment.
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• MODE D'EMPLOI
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• MANUAL DE OPERACIÓN
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ALPINE ELECTRONICS MARKETING, INC.
1-1-8 Nishi Gotanda,
Shinagawa-ku,
Tokyo 141-0031, Japan
Phone 03-5496-8231
ALPINE ELECTRONICS OF AMERICA, INC.
19145 Gramercy Place, Torrance,
California 90501, U.S.A.
Phone 1-800-ALPINE-1 (1-800-257-4631)
ALPINE ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC.
7300 Warden Ave., Suite 203, Markham,
Ontario L3R 9Z6, Canada
Phone 1-800-ALPINE-1 (1-800-257-4631)
Dalian Ikemiya Printing Co., LTD.
4 Jin Zhou Street Economic & Technical Development
Dalian, China
ALPINE ELECTRONICS OF AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD.
6-8 Fiveways Boulevarde Keysborough,
Victoria 3173, Australia
Phone 03-9769-0000
ALPINE ELECTRONICS GmbH
Kreuzerkamp 7,
40878 Ratingen, Germany
Phone 02102-4550
ALPINE ELECTRONICS OF U.K. LTD.
Alpine House
Fletchamstead Highway, Coventry CV4 9TW, U.K.
Phone 0870-33 33 763
ALPINE ELECTRONICS FRANCE S.A.R.L.
(RCS PONTOISE B 338 101 280)
98, Rue de la Belle Etoile, Z.I. Paris Nord Il,
B.P. 50016, 95945 Roissy Charles de Gaulle
Cedex, France
Phone 01-48638989
ALPINE ITALIA S.p.A.
Viale C. Colombo 8, 20090 Trezzano Sul
Naviglio (MI), Italy
Phone 02-484781
ALPINE ELECTRONICS DE ESPAÑA, S.A.
Portal de Gamarra 36, Pabellón, 32
01013 Vitoria (Alava)-APDO 133, Spain
Phone 945-283588
Designed by ALPINE Japan
Printed in China (Y)
68P02294K55-A
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CHA-S634
CHA-1214
• CD changer for CDA-9815/CDA-9813/
CDA-9811.
• Changeur CD pour CDA-9815/CDA9813/CDA-9811.
• Cambiador de CD para CDA-9815/
CDA-9813/CDA-9811.
• CD changer for CDA-9815/CDA-9813/
CDA-9811.
• Changeur CD pour CDA-9815/CDA9813/CDA-9811.
• Cambiador de CD para CDA-9815/
CDA-9813/CDA-9811.
CHM-S630
Alpine CD Changers Give You More!
More musical selections, more versatility, more convenience.
The CHA-S634 is a high-performance 6-disc changer with a new M DAC, CD-R/RW PLAY BACK, MP3
PLAY BACK and CD TEXT. The CHA-1214 Ai-NET model holds 12 discs, and the CHM-S630 M-Bus
model is a super-compact 6-disc changer with a CD-R/RW PLAY BACK.
Changeurs de CD Alpine : vous avez le choix!
Plus de sélections musicales, plus de souplesse, plus de confort.
Le modèle CHA-S634 est un changeur 6 disques ultra performant équipé des nouvelles fonctions M DAC,
CD-R/RW PLAY BACK, MP3 PLAY BACK et CD TEXT. Le modèle CHA-1214 Ai-NET contient 12
disques. Le modèle CHM-S630 M-Bus est un changeur 6 disques super compact doté de la fonction CD-R/
RW PLAY BACK.
¡Los cambiadores Alpine de CD le ofrecen más!
Más selecciones musicales, más versatilidad y más ventajas.
CHA-S634 es un cambiador de seis discos de alto rendimiento con nuevo M DAC, CD-R/RW PLAY BACK,
MP3 PLAY BACK y CD TEXT. El modelo CHA-1214 Ai-NET alberga 12 discos y el modelo CHM-S630
M-Bus es un cambiador de seis discos de tamaño reducido con un CD-R/RW PLAY BACK.
ENGLISH
Contents
Operating Instructions
Sound Setting
Adjusting Balance (Between Left and Right)/
WARNING
Fader (Between Front and Rear)/Defeat ...... 13
WARNING .................................................. 3
Setting the Bass Control (CDA-9811 only) .... 13
CAUTION ................................................... 3
Setting the Treble Control (CDA-9811 only) .. 13
PRECAUTIONS ......................................... 3
Setting the Bass Type (CDA-9811 only) ........ 14
Adjusting the built-in Crossover
Getting Started
Turning Power On and Off ............................... 6
Initial System Start-Up ..................................... 6
Setting Time ...................................................... 6
Opening and Closing the Movable Display ...... 6
Display Tilt Adjustment .................................... 6
Adjusting Volume ............................................. 7
Lowering Volume Quickly ................................ 7
Changing the Audio Level Display Pattern ....... 7
Detaching and Attaching the Front Panel ......... 7
Radio
Changing the Radio Frequencies for each
Country .......................................................... 8
Listening to Radio ............................................. 8
Manual Storing of Station Presets .................... 8
Automatic Memory of Station Presets .............. 8
Tuning to Preset Stations .................................. 8
Station Title Search Function ............................ 9
Quick Search Function ...................................... 9
CD/MP3/WMA
Playback ............................................................ 9
Repeat Play ..................................................... 10
M.I.X. (Random Play) .................................... 10
Scanning Programs ......................................... 11
File/Folder Search
(concerning MP3/WMA) ................................ 11
(CDA-9811 only) ......................................... 14
Equalizer Presets
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only) ...................... 14
Adjusting and Storing the Equalizer Curve
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only) ...................... 14
Recalling the Stored Equalizer Curve
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only) ...................... 15
About the Crossover
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only) ...................... 15
Adjusting and Storing the Crossover Settings
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only) ...................... 16
Recalling the Stored Crossover Settings
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only) ...................... 16
About Time Correction ................................... 17
Bass Focus ...................................................... 18
Adjusting and Storing the Time Correction
(Storing available on CDA-9815 only) ........ 19
Recalling the Stored Time Correction
Settings (CDA-9815 only) ........................... 19
Setting the MX Mode ..................................... 19
Other Functions
Displaying the Title/Text ................................. 20
Titling Discs/Stations ...................................... 21
Erasing Disc Title/Station Title ....................... 21
Displaying Time .............................................. 21
Blackout Mode On and Off ............................. 21
Quick Search ................................................... 11
About MP3/WMA .......................................... 11
Windows Media, and the Windows logo are trademarks, or
registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United
States and /or other countries.
1-EN
i-Personalize™ Operation
(CDA-9815 only)
MobileHub™ Link Operation
(Optional)
About i-Personalize™ ..................................... 22
About MobileHub™ Link ............................... 27
Data Downloading .......................................... 22
Telephone Mode ON/OFF .............................. 27
SETUP
Incoming Calls ................................................ 27
Sound Customizing
Calling ............................................................. 28
Switching the Tuner Mode .............................. 23
Subwoofer On and Off .................................... 23
Setting the Subwoofer Output (CDA-9815/
CDA-9813 only) .......................................... 23
Sound (Beep) Guide Function ........................ 23
Visual Customizing
Dimmer Control
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only) ...................... 23
Scroll Setting ................................................... 23
Scroll Type Setting (CDA-9815 only) ............ 24
Switching the Character Font
(CDA-9815 only) ......................................... 24
Adjusting Display Contrast
SMS (Short Message Service) Operation ....... 28
Changer (Optional)
Controlling CD Changer (Optional) ............... 29
Playing MP3 Files with the CD Changer
(Optional) .................................................... 29
Multi-Changer Selection (Optional) ............... 29
Remote Control
Controls on Remote Control ........................... 30
Battery Replacement ....................................... 31
Information
In Case of Difficulty ....................................... 31
Specifications .................................................. 33
(CDA-9815 only) ............................................ 24
Demonstration ................................................. 24
MP3
Playing MP3 Data ........................................... 24
External Device
Installation and Connections
Warning ........................................................... 34
Caution ............................................................ 34
Precautions ...................................................... 34
Turning Mute Mode On/Off ............................ 24
Installation ...................................................... 35
Setting the AUX Mode (V-Link) ..................... 24
Connections for CDA-9811 ............................ 36
Connecting to an External Amplifier .............. 24
Connections for CDA-9815/CDA-9813 ......... 38
Setting Tone Defeat for External Devices ....... 24
XM Radio (Optional)
Receiving XM Channels with the
XM Receiver (Optional) .............................. 25
Checking the XM Radio ID Number .............. 25
Storing XM Channel Presets ........................... 25
Receiving Stored XM Channels ...................... 25
Channel/Category Search Function ................ 26
Quick Search Function .................................... 26
Changing the Display ...................................... 26
Setting the Tuning Method ............................. 26
Setting the Auxiliary Data Field Display ........ 26
2-EN
LIMITED WARRANTY
Operating Instructions
WARNING
WARNING
This symbol means important instructions. Failure
to heed them can result in serious injury or death.
DO NOT OPERATE ANY FUNCTION THAT TAKES YOUR
ATTENTION AWAY FROM SAFELY DRIVING YOUR
VEHICLE.
Any function that requires your prolonged attention should only
be performed after coming to a complete stop. Always stop the
vehicle in a safe location before performing these functions.
Failure to do so may result in an accident.
KEEP THE VOLUME AT A LEVEL WHERE YOU CAN STILL
HEAR OUTSIDE NOISE WHILE DRIVING.
Failure to do so may result in an accident.
MINIMIZE DISPLAY VIEWING WHILE DRIVING.
CAUTION
This symbol means important instructions. Failure
to heed them can result in injury or material
property damage.
HALT USE IMMEDIATELY IF A PROBLEM APPEARS.
Failure to do so may cause personal injury or damage to the
product. Return it to your authorized Alpine dealer or the nearest
Alpine Service Center for repairing.
DO NOT MIX NEW BATTERIES WITH OLD BATTERIES.
INSERT WITH THE CORRECT BATTERY POLARITY.
When inserting the batteries, be sure to observe proper polarity (+
and –) as instructed. Rupture or chemical leakage from the
battery may cause fire or personal injury.
KEEP FINGERS AWAY WHILE THE MOTORIZED FRONT
PANEL OR MOVING MONITOR IS IN MOTION.
Failure to do so may result in personal injury or damage to the
product.
Viewing the display may distract the driver from looking ahead of
the vehicle and cause an accident.
DO NOT DISASSEMBLE OR ALTER.
Doing so may result in an accident, fire or electric shock.
USE ONLY IN CARS WITH A 12 VOLT NEGATIVE GROUND.
(Check with your dealer if you are not sure.) Failure to do so may
result in fire, etc.
KEEP SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS BATTERIES OUT OF THE
REACH OF CHILDREN.
Swallowing them may result in serious injury. If swallowed,
consult a physician immediately.
USE THE CORRECT AMPERE RATING WHEN REPLACING
FUSES.
PRECAUTIONS
Temperature
Be sure the temperature inside the vehicle is between +60°C
(+140°F) and –10°C (+14°F) before turning your unit on.
Moisture Condensation
You may notice the CD playback sound wavering due to
condensation. If this happens, remove the disc from the player
and wait about an hour for the moisture to evaporate.
Damaged Disc
Do not attempt to play cracked, warped, or damaged discs.
Playing a bad disc could severely damage the playback
mechanism.
Failure to do so may result in fire or electric shock.
DO NOT BLOCK VENTS OR RADIATOR PANELS.
Doing so may cause heat to build up inside and may result in fire.
USE THIS PRODUCT FOR MOBILE 12V APPLICATIONS.
Maintenance
If you have problems, do not attempt to repair the unit yourself.
Return it to your Alpine dealer or the nearest Alpine Service
Station for servicing.
Use for other than its designed application may result in fire,
electric shock or other injury.
DO NOT PLACE HANDS, FINGERS OR FOREIGN OBJECTS
IN INSERTION SLOTS OR GAPS.
Doing so may result in personal injury or damage to the product.
3-EN
PRECAUTIONS
Correct Handling
Never Attempt the Following
Do not grip or pull out the disc while it is being pulled back into
the player by the automatic reloading mechanism.
Do not attempt to insert a disc into the unit when the unit power
is off.
Do not drop the disc while handling. Hold the disc so you will
not leave fingerprints on the surface. Do not affix tape, paper, or
gummed labels to the disc. Do not write on the disc.
CORRECT
INCORRECT
CORRECT
Inserting Discs
Your player accepts only one disc at a time for playback. Do not
attempt to load more than one disc.
Make sure the label side is facing up when you insert the disc.
Your player will automatically eject any disc that is inserted
incorrectly. If the player continues to eject a correctly inserted
disc, push the RESET switch with a pointed object such as a
ballpoint pen.
Playing a disc while driving on a very bumpy road may result in
skips, but this will not scratch the disc or damage the player.
Disc Cleaning
Fingerprints, dust, or soil on the surface of the disc could cause
the CD player to skip. For routine cleaning, wipe the playing
surface with a clean, soft cloth from the centre of the disc to the
outer edge. If the surface is heavily soiled, dampen a clean, soft
cloth in a solution of mild neutral detergent before cleaning the
disc.
New Discs
As a protective measure to prevent the CD from jamming, the CD
player will automatically eject discs with irregular surfaces or
inserted incorrectly. When a new disc is inserted into the player
and ejected after initial loading, using your finger, feel around the
inside of the centre hole and outside edge of the disc. If you feel
any small bumps or irregularities, this could inhibit proper
loading of the disc. To remove the bumps, rub the inside edge of
the hole and outside edge of the disc with a ballpoint pen or other
such instrument, then insert the disc again.
Center Hole
Bumps
Center Hole
Disc Accessories
There are various accessories available on the market for
protecting the disc surface and improving sound quality.
However, most of them will influence the thickness and/or
diameter of the disc. Using such accessories can cause the disc to
be out of standard specifications and may create operational
problems. We recommend not using these accessories on discs
played in Alpine CD players.
New
Disc
Outside
(Bumps)
Transparent Sheet
Irregular Shaped Discs
Be sure to use round shape discs only for this unit and never use
any special shape discs.
Use of special shape discs may cause damage to the mechanism.
Installation Location
Make sure the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811 will not be
installed in a location subjected to:
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Direct sun and heat
High humidity and water
Excessive dust
Excessive vibrations
4-EN
Disc Stabilizer
On handling Compact Discs (CD/CD-R/CD-RW)
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Do not touch the surface.
Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight.
Do not affix stickers or labels and do not write on the surface.
Clean the disc when it is dusty.
Make sure that there are no bumps around the disc.
Do not use commercially available disc accessories.
Do not leave the disc in the car or the unit for a long
time. Never expose the disc to direct sunlight. Heat
and humidity may damage the CD and you may not be
able to play it again.
To customers using CD-R/CD-RW
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•
If a CD-R/CD-RW cannot be played back, make sure the last
recording session was closed (finalized).
Finalize the CD-R/CD-RW if necessary, and attempt playback
again.
About discs that can be used.
Use only compact discs with the label side showing the CD logo
marks below.
If you use unspecified compact discs, correct performance cannot
be guaranteed.
You can play CD-Rs (CD-Recordable)/CD-RWs (CDReWritable) for audio use on this unit. You can also play CD-Rs/
CD-RWs containing MP3/WMA formatted audio files.
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•
Some of the following CDs may not play on this unit:
Flawed CDs, CDs with fingerprints, CDs exposed to extreme
temperatures or sunlight (e.g., left in the car or this unit), CDs
recorded under unstable conditions, CDs on which a
recording failed or a re-recording was attempted, copyprotected CDs which do not conform to the audio CD
industry standard.
Use discs with MP3/WMA files written in a format
compatible with this unit. For details, see page 11-12.
About the alphanumeric display of CDA-9813/CDA-9811.
• All English lower case characters are displayed as upper case
on this unit.
• The alphanumeric display in the following table shows
alphanumeric characters/numbers that may be difficult to
distinguish.
Alphanumeric
0
2
5
6
8
A
B
D
G
H
K
M
Q
R
S
Z
Display
Alphanumeric
Display
5-EN
Getting Started
Opening and Closing the Movable Display
Press c.
SOURCE/
POWER
DISP/
B.OUT TITLE /
The movable display will open.
RESET
To close the movable display, press c again.
The movable display will close.
MUTE
Rotary encoder
TILT 98
c
Turning Power On and Off
Press SOURCE/POWER to turn on the unit.
• The unit can be turned on by pressing any other button except eject
c and TITLE / .
The volume level gradually increases to the previous level you
were listening to before the unit was turned off.
Press and hold SOURCE/POWER for at least 3
seconds to turn off the unit.
• Do not apply shock to the movable display when it is open as it
may result in malfunction of the unit.
• The display may be dim during low temperatures and immediately
after turning on the power. The brightness will return to normal as
time elapses.
• The display will stop at the set tilt angle when closing.
Caution
Keep hands (or any other object) away from the display while it is
opening or closing to avoid damage or injury. The back of the
movable display will get very warm under normal operating
conditions. This is not a malfunction. Do not touch.
Display Tilt Adjustment
Movable display
• The first time power is turned on, the volume will start from level 12.
Initial System Start-Up
Be sure to press the RESET switch when using the unit for the first
time, after installing the CD changer, after changing the car battery, etc.
1
2
Turn off the unit power.
Press RESET with a ball-point pen or similar
pointed object.
Setting Time
1
Press TITLE /
displayed.
repeatedly until the time is
For details, see "Displaying the Title/Text" (page 20).
2
Press and hold TITLE /
for at least 3 seconds
while the time is displayed.
The time indication will blink.
3
4
5
Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the hours.
When the hour has been adjusted, press the
Rotary encoder.
Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the minutes
while the time indication is blinking.
The time is automatically set 5 seconds after the minute
adjustment. The time can also be manually set by
pressing the Rotary encoder.
• To synchronize the clock to a time signal, press the Rotary encoder
for at least 3 seconds after setting the “hour.” Minutes will be
indicated as 00. If you press the Rotary encoder for more than 3
seconds when the display shows over “30,” hours will advance.
6-EN
The movable display may be adjusted to 3 different tilt angles
depending upon user preference.
Press TILT 98 to adjust the tilt angle of the movable
display.
• The display will close a half minute after the ignition key is turned
to the OFF position.
• The adjusted tilt angle of the display is stored in memory. There is
no need to re-adjust the tilt angle when the power is turned back on.
Caution
Keep hands (or any other object) away from the display while it is
opening or closing to avoid damage or injury. The back of the
movable display will get very warm under normal operating
conditions. This is not a malfunction. Do not touch.
X-OVER Adjustment Display
Example for CDA-9813
Adjusting Volume
Turn the Rotary encoder until the desired sound is
obtained.
LEVEL
: -7dB
SLOPE
: 2 (-12dB/oct.)
FREQUENCY : 2k
Lowering Volume Quickly
Activating the Audio Mute function will instantly lower the volume
level by 20 dB.
For CDA-9811:
VOLUME SETTING → LEVEL INDICATOR → OFF → VOLUME
SETTING
Audio Level Display
Press MUTE to activate the MUTE mode.
The audio level will decrease by about 20 dB.
Pressing MUTE again will bring the audio back to its
previous level.
Changing the Audio Level Display Pattern
You can select the Audio Level display from three display patterns
(For CDA-9811, only pattern 1 is displayed). You can also deactivate
the display.
Press DISP/B.OUT to switch the display pattern.
For CDA-9815/CDA-9813:
AUDIO ADJUSTMENT → EQ ADJUSTMENT → X-OVER
ADJUSTMENT → OFF → AUDIO ADJUSTMENT
The indicators show the value that is set in each mode as
shown below.
AUDIO
ADJUSTMENT
EQ
ADJUSTMENT
Detaching
1
2
3
VOLUME
LEVEL
LEVEL
Width
indicator
BALANCE
WIDTH
SLOPE
Frequency
Indicator
FADER
FREQUENCY
FREQUENCY
Sub-W
Indicator
SUB-W∗
VOLUME : 18
BALANCE : L6
FADER
: F6
SUB-W
: 9dB
EQ Adjustment Display
Example for CDA-9813
LEVEL
: +2
WIDTH
:2
(Release) at the upper left side until the
Press
front panel pops out.
Grasp the left side of the front panel and pull it out.
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• The front panel may become hot in normal usage (especially the
connector terminals on the back of the front panel.) This is not a
malfunction.
• To protect the front panel, place it in the supplied carrying case.
Attaching
1
∗Only when SUB-W is set to ON
AUDIO Adjustment Display
Example for CDA-9813
Turn off the unit power.
X-OVER
ADJUSTMENT
Level
Indicator
-
Detaching and Attaching the Front Panel
2
Insert the right side of the front panel into the main
unit. Align the groove on the front panel with the
projections on the main unit.
Push the left side of the front panel until it locks
firmly into the main unit.
2
1
• Before attaching the front panel, make sure that there is no dirt or
dust on the connector terminals and no foreign object between the
front panel and the main unit.
• Attach the front panel carefully, holding the sides of the front panel
to avoid pushing buttons by mistake.
FREQUENCY: 200Hz
7-EN
4
Radio
SOURCE/
POWER
TUNE/
A.ME
BAND/
TEL.
Rotary
encoder
Press g or f to tune in the desired station.
Holding down g or f will change the frequency
continuously.
• The ST indicator appears on the display when a stereo FM station
is tuned in.
Manual Storing of Station Presets
1
2
g
f SEARCH
F/SETUP
Preset buttons
(1 through 6)
Changing the Radio Frequencies for each
Country
For customers not living in North America, change the radio
frequencies as follows.
1
2
3
• A total of 18 stations can be stored in the preset memory (6 stations
for each band; FM1, FM2 and AM).
• If you store a station in a preset memory which already has a
station, the current station will be cleared and replaced with the
new station.
Press and hold F/SETUP for at least 3 seconds.
Automatic Memory of Station Presets
Select the "AREA" mode by pressing g or f.
1
Choose either AREA 1 or AREA 2 by pressing
BAND/TEL.
2
Press F/SETUP to return to normal mode.
Listening to Radio
2
Press SOURCE/POWER until a radio frequency
appears in the display.
Press BAND/TEL. repeatedly until the desired
radio band is displayed.
Press TUNE/A. ME to select the tuning mode.
DX SEEK (Distance mode) → DX SEEK (Local mode) →
DX SEEK(Manual mode)→ DX SEEK
• Only portions underlined on the display may be lit.
• The initial mode is DX SEEK (Distance mode).
Distance mode:
Both strong and weak stations will be automatically tuned in
(Automatic Seek Tuning).
Local mode:
Only strong stations will be automatically tuned in (Automatic
Seek Tuning).
Manual mode:
The frequency is manually tuned in steps (Manual tuning).
8-EN
Press and hold TUNE/A. ME for at least 2
seconds.
• If no stations are stored, the tuner will return to the original station
you were listening to before the auto memory procedure began.
Tuning to Preset Stations
1
FM1 → FM2 → AM → FM1
3
Press BAND/TEL. repeatedly until the desired
radio band is displayed.
The frequency on the display continues to change while
the automatic memory is in progress. The tuner will
automatically seek and store 6 strong stations in the
selected band. They will be stored into buttons 1 to 6 in
order of signal strength.
When the automatic memory has been completed, the
tuner goes to the station stored in preset location no. 1.
• The stored radio stations will be cleared every time you change the
setting.
1
Press and hold any one of the preset buttons
(1 through 6) that you want to store the station
on for at least 2 seconds.
The selected station is stored.
The display shows the band, preset no. and station
frequency memorized.
AREA 1: Radio frequencies for North America
AREA 2: Other Radio frequencies
4
Select the radio band and tune in a desired radio
station you wish to store in the preset memory.
2
Press BAND/TEL. repeatedly until the desired
band is displayed.
Press any one of the station preset buttons (1
through 6) that has your desired radio station in
memory.
The display shows the band, preset number and
frequency of the station selected.
CD / MP3 / WMA
Station Title Search Function
If titles for radio stations are entered, you can search for a radio
station from its title.
.
1
Press SEARCH
Search mode.
in Radio mode to switch to Title
SOURCE/
POWER
-/J
Rotary
encoder
8
SEARCH
The first title input blinks in the display.
2
3
Select the desired title by turning the Rotary
encoder within 10 seconds.
Press the Rotary encoder to receive the
frequency of the selected title.
• Search mode in Title Search mode is canceled by pressing and
holding SEARCH
for at least 2 seconds.
• If a station has no title, "NO TITLE" is displayed for 2 seconds.
Quick Search Function
You can search for a radio station by its frequency.
1
2
3
Press and hold SEARCH
for at least 2 seconds
in Radio mode to activate Quick Search mode.
g
f
9
4(
)
5(
)
6(
)
c
Playback
1
Press c.
2
Insert a disc with the label side facing up.
The movable display will open.
The disc will be pulled into the unit automatically.
Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to
select the desired frequency.
Press the Rotary encoder to receive the selected
frequency.
• Search mode in Quick Search mode is canceled by pressing and
holding SEARCH
for at least 2 seconds.
The movable display will close and playback will begin.
When a disc is already inserted, press SOURCE/POWER
to switch to the CD mode.
The mode will change every time the button is pressed.
TUNER → CD → CD CHANGER* → TUNER
* Only when the CD changer is connected
3
Press g or f to select the desired track (file).
Returning to the begining of the current track (file):
Press g.
Fast backward :
Press and hold g.
Advancing to the beginning of the next track (file) :
Press f.
Fast forward :
Press and hold f.
4
To pause playback, press -/J.
5
To eject the disc, press c.
Pressing -/J again will resume playback.
• Do not remove a CD during its eject cycle. Do not load more than
one disc at a time. A malfunction may result from doing either.
• If the CD does not eject, press and hold c for at least 3 seconds
with the movable display open.
• The CD-player can play discs containing audio data, MP3 data
and WMA data.
• The MP3 indicator is lit during MP3 playback.
• The WMA indicator is lit during WMA playback.
• The track display for MP3/WMA data playback is the file numbers
recorded on the disc.
• While playing back MP3/WMA, press 8 or 9 to move the folder
up or down.
9-EN
Repeat Play
M.I.X. (Random Play)
Press 4 (
played.
Press 5 (
) to play back repeatedly the track being
) in the play or pause mode.
The track (file) will be played repeatedly.
The tracks (files) on the disc will be played back in random
sequence.
Press 4 (
To cancel M.I.X. play, press 5 (
) again and select OFF to deactivate repeat play.
CD mode :
RPT
: Only a file is repeatedly played back
↓ *1
RPT
: A disc is repeatedly played back
↓
(off)
*1 When a CD changer is connected
• If REPEAT is set to ON during M.I.X. play in CD changer mode,
M.I.X. will apply to the current disc only.
MP3/WMA mode :
RPT
: Only a file is repeatedly played back
↓
RPT
: Only files in a folder are repeatedly played back
↓ *2
RPT
: A disc is repeatedly played back
↓
(off)
*2 When an MP3 compatible CD changer is connected
• If a 6-disc CD changer or an MP3 compatible CD changer is
connected:
In CD changer mode, press F/SETUP to illuminate the "FUNC"
indicator (only underlined portions of the "FUNC" indicator are
illuminated for CDA-9811), and go to the step above within 5
seconds.
• If a 12-disc CD changer is connected:
In CD changer mode, press F/SETUP twice to illuminate the
"FUNC" indicator(only underlined portions of the "FUNC"
indicator are illuminated for CDA-9811), and go to the step above
within 5 seconds.
10-EN
) again.
CD mode :
↓
M.I.X.:
↓
Track are played back in
random sequence.
*3
M.I.X.:The tracks on all the CDs in the current
magazine will be included in the random
playback sequence.
↓
(off)
*3 When a CD changer equipped with the All M.I.X. function is
connected
• If M.I.X. is set to ON during RPT
(REPEAT ALL) play in CD
changer mode, M.I.X. will apply to the current disc only.
MP3/WMA mode :
↓
M.I.X.: Only files in a folder are played back in
random sequence.
↓
M.I.X.: Files are played back in random sequence.
If an MP3 compatible CD changer is
connected, all files in a disc are played back
in random sequence, and playback shifts to
the next disc.
↓
(off)
• If a 6-disc CD changer or an MP3 compatible CD changer is
connected:
In CD changer mode, press F/SETUP to illuminate the "FUNC"
indicator (only underlined portions of the "FUNC" indicator are
illuminated for CDA-9811), and go to the step above within 5
seconds.
• If a 12-disc CD changer is connected:
In CD changer mode, press F/SETUP twice to illuminate the
"FUNC" indicator (only underlined portions of the "FUNC"
indicator are illuminated for CDA-9811), and go to the step above
within 5 seconds.
Scanning Programs
Press 6 (
About MP3/WMA
) to activate the Scan mode.
The first 10 seconds of each track (file) will be played back in
succession.
To stop scanning, press 6 (
mode.
) and deactivate the Scan
• If a 6-disc CD changer or an MP3 compatible CD changer is
connected:
In CD changer mode, press F/SETUP to illuminate the "FUNC"
indicator (only underlined portions of the "FUNC" indicator are
illuminated for CDA-9811), and go to the step above within 5
seconds.
• If a 12-disc CD changer is connected:
In CD changer mode, press F/SETUP twice to illuminate the
"FUNC" indicator (only underlined portions of the "FUNC"
indicator are illuminated for CDA-9811), and go to the step above
within 5 seconds.
File/Folder Search (concerning MP3/WMA)
1
4
Press 8 or 9 to select another Folder.
Select the desired file by turning the Rotary
encoder within 10 seconds.
Audio data is compressed by using MP3/WMA specified
software. For details on creating MP3/WMA files, refer to the
user's manual for that software.
MP3/WMA files that can be played back by this device have
the file extension “mp3” / “wma”. Files with no extension
cannot be played back. (WMA ver. 7.1 and 8 are supported)
Press the Rotary encoder to play back the
selected file.
Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to
select the desired folder.
Press the Rotary encoder to play back the first
file in the selected folder.
• Search mode is canceled by pressing and holding SEARCH
for
at least 2 seconds in Folder Search mode.
• While in Folder Search mode, press SEARCH
to switch to File
Search mode.
• "NO FILE" is displayed for 2 seconds if the folder that is selected
by the Folder Search mode contains no files.
• "– – – – – – – –" is displayed for the root folder (display example:
CDA-9811).
Quick Search
2
Supported playback sampling rates and bit rates
MP3
Sampling rates: 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 32 kHz, 24 kHz, 22.05 kHz,
16 kHz, 12 kHz, 11.025 kHz, 8 kHz
Bit rates:
8 - 320 kbps
WMA
Sampling rates: 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 32 kHz, 24 kHz,
22.05 kHz
Bit rates:
32 - 192 kbps
Note that for sampling rates, this device’s frame display (Page
20) may not display correctly.
This device may not play back correctly depending on
sampling rates.
ID3 tags/WMA tags
This device supports ID3 tag v1 and v2, and WMA tag.
If tag data is in an MP3/WMA file, this device can display the
title (track title), artist name, and album name ID3 tag/WMA
tag data.
This device can only display single-byte alphanumeric
characters (up to 30) and the underscore. For non-supported
characters, “NO SUPPORT” (“NO SUPRT” for CDA-9811) is
displayed.
Producing MP3/WMA discs
You can search for tracks(files).
1
MP3 files contain compressed audio data. MP3 encoding is
capable of compressing audio data at extremely high ratios,
reducing the size of music files to as much as one-tenth their
original size. This is achieved while still maintaining near CD
quality. The MP3 format realizes such high compression ratios
by eliminating the sounds that are either inaudible to the
human ear or masked by other sounds.
Method for creating MP3/WMA files
Folder Search mode
3
MP3, whose official name is “MPEG Audio Layer 3,” is a
compression standard prescribed by the ISO, the International
Standardization Organization and MPEG which is a joint
activity institution of the IEC.
WMA, or “Windows Media™ Audio,” is compressed audio
data.
WMA allows you to create music files and store them at higher
ratios of compression than MP3 audio data (approx. half
original size). This is achieved while still maintaining CD
quality sound.
Press SEARCH
to select File Search mode or
Folder Search mode in MP3/WMA mode.
• File Search mode is canceled by pressing and holding SEARCH
for at least 2 seconds.
• While in File Search mode, press SEARCH
to switch to Folder
Search mode.
2
What is MP3?
What is WMA?
File Search mode
2
3
CAUTION
Except for private use, duplicating audio data (including MP3/
WMA data) or distributing, transferring, or copying it, whether for
free or for a fee, without permission of the copyright holder is
strictly prohibited by the Copyright Act and by international treaty.
Press and hold SEARCH
for at least 2 seconds
in the CD/Changer/MP3/WMA mode to activate
Quick Search mode.
Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to
select a desired track(file).
MP3/WMA files are prepared, then written to a CD-R or CDRW using CD-R writing software. A disc can hold up to 510
files/folders (including Root Folders).
Media supported
The media that this device can play back are CD-ROMs, CDRs, and CD-RWs.
The selected track is played back immediately.
• Search mode is canceled by pressing and holding SEARCH
at least 2 seconds in Quick Search mode.
for
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Corresponding File Systems
Terminology
This device supports discs formatted with ISO9660 Level 1 or
Level 2.
Under the ISO9660 standard, there are some restrictions to
remember.
The maximum nested folder depth is 8 (including the root
directory). File/folder names are limited to 31 characters
(including the extension), and are limited to 15 characters for
WMA.
Valid characters for folder/file names are letters A-Z (all
caps), numbers 0-9, and ‘_’ (underscore).
This device also can play back discs in Joliet, Romeo, etc.,
and other standards that conform to ISO9660. However,
sometimes the file names, folder names, etc., are not
displayed correctly.
Formats supported
This device supports CD-ROM XA, Mixed Mode CD,
Enhanced CD (CD-Extra) and Multi-Session.
This device cannot correctly play back discs recorded with
Track At Once or packet writing.
Order of tracks
The unit plays the files in the order that the writing software
writes them. Therefore, the playing order may not be the same
as the order you input. The playback order of the folders and
files is as follows. However, the folder and file playback order
differs from the folder no. and file no. indicated on the display.
1
1
2
3
2
3
4
4
5
5
6
Folder
12-EN
MP3/WMA File
Bit rate
This is the “sound” compression rate specified for encoding. The
higher the bit rate, the higher the sound quality, but also the larger
the files.
Sampling rate
This value shows how many times per second the data is sampled
(recorded). For example, music CDs use a sampling rate of 44.1
kHz, so the sound is sampled (recorded) 44,100 times per second.
The higher the sampling rate, the higher the sound quality, but also
the larger the volume of data.
Encoding
Converting music CDs, WAVE (AIFF) files, and other sound files
into the specified audio compression format.
Tag
Song information such as track titles, artist names, album names,
etc., written into MP3/WMA files.
MP3: ID3 tag
WMA: WMA tag
2-1*2
Setting the bass center frequency:
Press g or f to select the desired bass center
frequency.
Sound Setting
SOURCE/
POWER
BAND/
Rotary encoder
TEL.
Preset buttons
(1 through 6)
60Hz ↔ 70Hz ↔ 80Hz ↔ 90Hz ↔ 100Hz ↔ 130Hz ↔ 150Hz
↔ 200Hz ↔ 60Hz
The displayed bass frequency is emphasized
.
2-2*2
Setting the bass band width (Q-Factor):
Press BAND/TEL. to select the desired bass band
width.
→ B. Width1 → B. Width2→ B. Width3 → B. Width4
(Narrow)← ...................................... →(Wide)
g
MX
f
T.CORR/
X-OVER
EQ
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813)
CENTER f
(CDA-9811)
Adjusting Balance (Between Left and Right)/
Fader (Between Front and Rear)/Defeat
1
2-3
Setting the bass level:
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
bass level (–7~+7).
Press Rotary encoder repeatedly to choose the
desired mode.
Each press changes the modes as follows:
SUBWOOFER*1 → BALANCE → FADER → DEFEAT →
VOLUME → SUBWOOFER*1
Subwoofer : 0 ~ +15
Balance : L15 ~ R15
Fader : R15 ~ F15
Defeat : ON/OFF
Volume : 0 ~ 35
Press g or f after selecting the Subwoofer mode,
and the subwoofer output phase is toggled NORMAL
(PHASE 0°) or REVERS (PHASE 180°).
• If the Rotary encoder is not pressed within 5 seconds after
selecting the BALANCE, FADER, DEFEAT or SUBWOOFER
mode, the unit automatically returns to normal mode.
• If you set the 2WAY/3WAY switch (page 38) to 3WAY, you cannot
adjust the FADER mode on the CDA-9815/CDA-9813.
*1 When the subwoofer mode is set to OFF, its level and phase cannot
be adjusted.
2
Changes the boosted bass band width to wide or narrow.
A wide setting will boost a wide range of frequencies
above and below the center frequency. A narrower setting
will boost only frequencies near the center frequency.
Turn the Rotary encoder until the desired sound
is obtained in each mode.
By setting Defeat ON, previously adjusted settings of
BASS, TREBLE and EQ will return to the factory defaults
and MX is turned off.
• Depending on the connected devices, some functions and display
indications do not work.
• When you press DISP/B.OUT, you can switch the Level Indicator
display to the AUDIO Adjustment display on the CDA-9815/CDA9813 only. For details, see "Changing the Audio Level Display
Pattern" (page 7).
You can emphasize or weaken the bass frequency.
• If no buttons are pressed within 15 seconds, the bass control setting
will be turned off automatically.
• The bass level settings will be individually memorized for each
source (FM, AM, XM, CD, etc.) until the setting is changed. The
bass frequency and bass band width settings adjusted for one
source are effective for all other sources (FM, AM, XM, CD etc.).
• Depending on the connected devices, some functions and display
indications do not work. However, bass level is still adjustable if an
audio processor with the bass adjustment is connected.
• This function is inoperable when DEFEAT is set to ON.
*2 Selecting any of the "Setting the Bass Type" (TYPE 1 through 3),
temporarily replaces the custom settings you have made above.
Setting the Treble Control (CDA-9811 only)
You can change the Treble Frequency emphasis to create your own
tonal preference.
1
Press CENTER f to select the Treble (treble center
frequency) Control mode.
BASS → TREBLE → normal mode → BASS
2-1
Setting the treble Center frequency:
Press g or f to select the desired treble
center frequency.
10.0kHz ↔ 12.5kHz ↔ 15.0kHz ↔ 17.5kHz ↔ 10.0kHz
The displayed Treble frequency is emphasized.
2-2
Setting the treble level:
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
treble level (–7~+7).
You can emphasize the treble frequency.
Setting the Bass Control (CDA-9811 only)
You can change the bass frequency emphasis to create your own tonal
preference.
1
Press CENTER f to select the Bass (bass center
frequency) Control mode.
BASS → TREBLE → normal mode → BASS
• If no buttons are pressed within 15 seconds, the treble control
setting will be turned off automatically.
• The treble level settings will be individually memorized for each
source (FM, AM, XM, CD, etc.) until the setting is changed. The
Treble frequency settings adjusted for one source are effective for
all other sources (FM, AM, XM, CD, etc.).
• Depending on the connected devices, some functions and display
indications do not work. However, treble level is still adjustable if
an audio processor with the treble adjustment is connected.
• This function is inoperable when DEFEAT is set to ON.
13-EN
Setting the Bass Type (CDA-9811 only)
Equalizer Presets (CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only)
This function allows for 3 different bass type settings. Select the one
that appeals to you the most.
3 typical equalizer settings are preset at the factory for a variety of
musical source material.
1
1
2
2
Press and hold CENTER f for at least 2 seconds to
set the bass type.
Press g or f within 15 seconds to select the
desired type (1 through 3).
TYPE 1 will sound best if you have a subwoofer in your
system. Use TYPE 2 or 3 if you are using small diameter
speakers.
3
Adjusting the built-in Crossover
(CDA-9811 only)
The High and Low Pass Filters on this unit can be adjusted to suit
your personal taste.
1
Press and hold T.CORR/X-OVER for at least 2
seconds.
HPF - <Press momentarily> → LPF* - <Press momentarily>
→ normal mode - <Press and hold for 2 seconds> → HPF
* When the subwoofer output of this unit is turned off, LPF and
phase are deactivated.
2
Press g or f to select the desired setting.
HPF (Setting the High Pass Filter):
FLAT (OFF) ↔ 80Hz ↔ 120Hz ↔160Hz
All frequencies below the selected cutoff are output.
(Only available when using the subwoofer output from this
unit.)
• If no buttons are pressed within 15 seconds, the setup menu returns
to normal mode.
• These functions are inoperative when an external, Ai-NET
processor is connected.
• The Bass and Treble controls effectiveness in modifying the sound,
depends on their settings and where the HPF and LPF are set.
• Except when the HPF and LPF is turned OFF, the subwoofer is in
monaural mode.
• When the subwoofer is set to OFF, LPF mode and change of phase
does not work.
With each press of the button, the equalizer mode will
display the selected equalizer characteristic.
FLAT
POPS
ROCK
NEWS
: Flat frequency
: Emphasize midrange
: Emphasize lows and highs
: Boost midrange and suppress highs and lows
Selecting directly
Select the desired button (1 through 4).
[1]: FLAT(OFF)
[3]: ROCK
[2]: POPS
[4]: NEWS
3
Press EQ to return to normal mode.
• This function is inoperable when DEFEAT is set to ON (page 13).
• EQ mode is automatically canceled if no buttons are pressed
within 15 seconds.
• When you press DISP/B.OUT, you can switch the Level Indicator
display to the EQ Adjustment display. For details, see "Changing
the Audio Level Display Pattern" (page 7).
Adjusting and Storing the Equalizer Curve
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only)
You can modify the Equalizer settings to create a response curve more
appealing to your personal taste.
1
2
3
All frequencies above the selected cutoff are output.
LPF(Setting the Low Pass Filter):
FLAT (OFF) ↔ 80Hz ↔ 120Hz ↔160Hz
Press either g or f.
FLAT(OFF) → POPS → ROCK → NEWS → FLAT(OFF)
Press and hold CENTER f for at least 2 seconds to
return to normal mode.
• Bass center frequency and bass band width previously set are
replaced when selecting TYPE 1 through 3. When bass type is set
to OFF, your previous settings are restored.
• Bass type is not selectable when connected to an external audio
processor.
Press EQ and select the EQ mode.
Press EQ to select the EQ mode.
Press and hold EQ for at least 2 seconds.
Press BAND/TEL. to select your desired
frequency band.
BAND1 → BAND2 → BAND3 → BAND4 → BAND5 → BAND1
4
Press g or f to select your desired
frequency.
Adjustable frequency bands:
20Hz to 20kHz(in 1/3 octave steps)
5
6
Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the level.
Press SOURCE/POWER to select your desired
band width (Q).
Adjustable band width: 1, 2, 3.
To store the adjusted curve
1) Press and hold any one of the preset buttons (1
through 6) into which you wish to store the adjusted
curve for at least 2 seconds.
7
8
To set another channel, repeat steps 3 to 6.
After setting, press EQ to return to normal mode.
• The frequencies of adjacent bands cannot be adjusted within 4 steps.
• EQ mode is automatically canceled if no buttons are pressed
within 15 seconds.
• This function is inoperable when DEFEAT is set to ON (page 13).
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3 way mode
Recalling the Stored Equalizer Curve
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only)
1
2
3
4
Cut-off frequency
(1/3 octave steps)
Slope
Level
Press EQ to select EQ mode.
HPF
LPF
HPF
LPF
Low range
speaker
----
20 Hz 200 Hz
----
FLAT, -6,
-12, -18,
-24 dB/oct
0 to
− 12 dB
Mid range
speaker
20 Hz 200 Hz
20 Hz 20 kHz
FLAT, -6, FLAT, -6,
-12, -18, -12, -18,
-24 dB/oct -24 dB/oct
0 to
−12 dB
High range
speaker
1 kHz 20 kHz
----
-6, -12, -18,
-24 dB/oct
0 to
−12 dB
Press and hold EQ for at least 2 seconds.
Press any one of the preset buttons (1 through
6) to activate your desired curve.
Press EQ to return to normal mode.
• EQ mode is automatically canceled if no operation is performed
within 15 seconds.
• This function is inoperable when DEFEAT is set to ON (page 13).
• If you do not adjust the factory settings of (FLAT/POPS/ROCK/
NEWS), the factory set display (FLAT/POPS/ROCK/NEWS) is
shown preferentially.
About the Crossover
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only)
Low range
Mid range
----
High range
Crossover:
This unit is equipped with an active crossover. The crossover limits
the frequencies delivered to the outputs. Each channel is controlled
independently. Thus, each speaker pair can be driven by the
frequencies for which they have been optimally designed.
The crossover adjusts the HPF (high pass filter) or LPF (low pass
filter) of each band, and also the slope (how fast the filter rolls off the
highs or lows).
Adjustments should be made according to the reproduction
characteristics of the speakers. Depending on the speakers, a passive
network may not be necessary. If you are unsure about this point,
please consult your authorized Alpine dealer.
(Different from actual display)
Level adjusting
(0 to - 12 dB)
Output frequency range
Slope FLAT
2 way mode
Slope adjusting
Cut-off frequency
(1/3 octave steps)
Slope
Level
HPF cut-off
frequency
HPF
LPF
Low range
speaker
----
20 Hz 200 Hz
----
Rear high
range
speaker
20 Hz 200 Hz
----
FLAT, -6,
-12, -18,
-24 dB/oct
----
0 to
−12 dB
Front high
range
speaker
20 Hz 200 Hz
----
FLAT, -6,
-12, -18,
-24 dB/oct
----
0 to
−12 dB
Low range
HPF
High range
LPF
FLAT, -6,
-12, -18,
-24 dB/oct
20 Hz
0 to
−12 dB
(Different from actual display)
LPF cut-off
frequency
• HPF (high pass filter): Cuts the lower frequencies and allows the
higher frequencies to pass.
• LPF (low pass filter): Cuts the higher frequencies and allows the
lower frequencies to pass.
• Slope: The level change (in dB) for a frequency change of one
octave.
• The higher the slope value, the steeper the slope becomes.
• Adjust the slope to FLAT to bypass the HP or LP filters.
• Do not use a tweeter without the HPF on or set to a low frequency,
as it may cause damage to the speaker due to the low frequency
content.
• You cannot adjust the crossover frequency higher than the HPF or
lower than the LPF.
• Adjustment should be made according to the recommended
crossover frequency of the connected speakers. Determine the
recommended crossover frequency of the speakers. Adjusting to a
frequency range outside that recommended may cause damage to
the speakers.
For the recommended crossover frequencies of Alpine speakers,
refer to the respective Owner's Manual.
We are not responsible for damage or malfunction of speakers
caused by using the crossover outside the recommended value.
(Different from actual display)
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Adjusting and Storing the Crossover
Settings (CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only)
Before performing the following procedures, refer to “About the
Crossover”(page 15).
1
Press and hold T.CORR/X-OVER for at least 2
seconds.
5
Adjustable output level: -12 to 0 dB.
To store the adjusted contents
1) Press and hold any one of the preset buttons (1
through 6) for at least 2 seconds into which you wish to
store the adjusted contents.
6
2 WAY System
2
Press BAND/TEL. to select desired parameter.
LOW (Subwoofer) → REAR → FRONT → LOW (Subwoofer)
3
Press g or f to select desired cut-off
frequency point (cross over point).
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
output level.
7
For setting another channel, repeat the steps 2 to
5.
After setting, press T.CORR/X-OVER to return to
normal mode.
• About the 2way/3way system
You can switch to 2way/3way system mode with the 2way/3way
switch on the side of the unit (page 38).
Adjustable frequency bands: 20Hz to 200Hz (in 1/3
octave steps)
4
5
Adjustable slope: 0 (FLAT (OFF)), 1 (-6 dB/oct.),
2 (-12 dB/oct.), 3 (-18 dB/oct.),
4 (-24 dB/oct.)
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
output level.
To store the adjusted contents
1) Press and hold any one of the preset buttons (1
through 6) for at least 2 seconds into which you wish to
store the adjusted contents.
7
For setting another channel, repeat the steps 2 to
5.
After setting, press T.CORR/X-OVER to return to
normal mode.
• Crossover mode is automatically canceled if no operation is
performed within 15 seconds.
3 WAY System
2
Press BAND/TEL. to select desired parameter.
LOW → MID-L → MID-H → HIGH (HI) → LOW
3
Press g or f to select desired cut-off
frequency point (cross over point).
Adjustable frequency bands:
LOW
MID-L
MID-H
HIGH
4
F/R Sub. W
Press SOURCE/POWER to select desired slope.
Adjustable output level: -12 to 0 dB.
6
When setting to “3 WAY ”:
The unit can be operated in a 3 way system.
: 20Hz to 200Hz (in 1/3 octave steps)
: 20Hz to 200Hz (in 1/3 octave steps)
: 20Hz to 20kHz (in 1/3 octave steps)
: 1kHz to 20kHz (in 1/3 octave steps)
Press SOURCE/POWER to select the desired
slope.
Adjustable slope: 0 (FLAT (OFF))*, 1 (-6 dB/oct.),
2 (-12 dB/oct.), 3 (-18 dB/oct.),
4 (-24 dB/oct.)
* FLAT cannot be set for the HIGH slope.
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3WAY
When setting to “F/R/Sub.W ”:
The unit can be operated in a 2 way system.
• Crossover mode is automatically canceled if no operation is
performed within 15 seconds.
Recalling the Stored Crossover Settings
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only)
1
2
3
Press and hold T.CORR/X-OVER for at least 2
seconds.
Press any one of the preset buttons (1 through
6) that has your desired crossover settings in
memory.
Press T.CORR/X-OVER to return to normal mode.
• Crossover mode is automatically canceled if no operation is
performed within 15 seconds.
Example 2. Listening Position: All Seats
About Time Correction
The distance between the listener and the speakers in a car vary
widely due to the complex speaker placement. This difference in the
distances from the speakers to the listener creates a shift in the sounds
image and frequency characteristics. This is caused by the time delay
between the sound reaching the listener’s right versus the left ear.
To correct this, the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811 is able to delay
the audio signal to the speakers closest to the listener. This effectively
creates a perception of increased distance for those speakers. The
listener can be placed at an equal distance between the left and right
speakers for optimum staging.
The adjustment will be made for each speaker in 0.1 ms steps.
Example 1. Listening Position: Front Left Seat
Adjust the time correction level of the front left speaker
to a high value and the rear right to zero or a low value.
Adjust the time correction level of each speaker to almost the same
level.
1
2
Sit in the listening position (driver’s seat, etc.) and
measure the distance (in meters) between your
head and the various speakers.
Calculate the difference between the distance to
the farthest speaker and the other speakers.
L = (distance to farthest speaker) – (distance to other
speakers)
3
Divide the distances calculated for the speakers by
the speed of sound (343 m/s (765 mph) at 20˚C).
These values are the time correction values for the
different speakers.
5.1ms
0.5m
2.25m
*1
*1
*1 Subwoofer speaker.
CDA-9811 only
You cannot change the Time Correction value for the subwoofer,
but you can set the subwoofer's apparent position to the front by
adjusting the Time Correction value of the front and rear speakers.
For details, refer to the “ *1 ” on page 18.
The sound is not balanced because the distance between the
listening position and the various speakers is different.
The difference in distance between the front left speaker and
the rear right speaker is 1.75 m (68-7/8").
Here we calculate the time correction value for the front left
speaker in the diagram on the above.
Conditions:
Farthest Speaker – listening position : 2.25 m (88-9/16")
Front left speaker – listening position : 0.5 m (19-11/16")
Calculation: L = 2.25 m – 0.5 m = 1.75 m (68-7/8")
Time correction = 1.75 ÷ 343*2 × 1000 = 5.1 (ms)
*2 Speed of sound: 343 m/s (765 mph) at 20˚C
In other words, giving the front left speaker a time correction
value of 5.1 ms makes it seem as if its distance from the
listener is the same as the distance to the farthest speaker.
Time correction eliminates the differences in the time required
for the sound to reach the listening position.
The time of the front left speaker is corrected by 5.1 ms so that
its sound reaches the listening position at the same time as the
sound of other speakers.
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Bass Focus
The time difference between the front-rear/left-right speakers, can be
adjusted at the same time. With an initial delay of 0.1 ms for each of
the 0 to 99 steps, audible time correction can be done.
1
Press T.CORR/X-OVER to select the Bass Focus
mode.
(2) Press BAND/TEL. to select the left (front and rear)
speakers. Then turn the Rotary encoder to select
1.5 ms (Delay no. 15 in the table). The time
difference is 3.0 ms*2 for the front left speaker, and
1.5ms for the left rear speaker, creating the
impression of an equal listening between the front
left speaker and the other speakers.
Bass Focus mode → Time correction mode → normal mode
→ Bass Focus mode
2
3.0ms
Press BAND/TEL. to select the speakers to be
adjusted (see below).
→
FL
FR
RL
RR
→
FL
FR
RL
RR
1.5ms
1.5ms
1.5ms
1.5ms
*1
Front (left-right)
speakers
FL
FR
RL
RR
Left (front-rear)
speakers
←
Rear (left-right)
speakers
3
4
5
FL
FR
RL
RR
←
Right (front-rear)
speakers
Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the delay (see
Time Difference Table).
To set another channel (speakers), repeat steps 2
and 3.
After setting, press and hold T.CORR/X-OVER for
at least 2 seconds to return to normal mode.
• Any manual time correction adjustments will also affect
corrections made in Bass Focus.
• Bass Focus mode is automatically canceled if no operation is
performed within 15 seconds.
Example setting for steps 2 and 3
(1) Press BAND/TEL. to select the front (left and
right) speakers. Then turn the Rotary encoder to
select 1.5 ms (Delay no. 15 in the table). The time
difference is 1.5 ms for both front (left and right
speakers.
1.5ms
1.5ms
*1
18-EN
*1 Subwoofer speaker.
CDA-9811 only
Delay (turn the rotary encoder) the audio signal to the front (left
and right) speakers to make the apparent position of the subwoofer
to be at the front. In doing this, the apparent position between the
front (left and right) speakers and subwoofer will appear equal to
the driver. After performing the above, you can change the
positions of the left and right speakers by delaying the time .
*2 Because the time difference was already set to 1.5 ms for the front
left speaker to begin with, the additional correction of 1.5 ms
makes the total time difference of the front left speaker 3.0 ms.
Time Difference Table
Delay
Number
Time
Difference
(ms)
Delay
Number
Time
Difference
(ms)
Delay
Number
Time
Difference
(ms)
0
0.0
14
1.4
28
2.8
1
0.1
15
1.5
29
2.9
2
0.2
16
1.6
30
3.0
3
0.3
17
1.7
31
3.1
4
0.4
18
1.8
32
3.2
5
0.5
19
1.9
33
3.3
6
0.6
20
2.0
34
3.4
7
0.7
21
2.1
35
3.5
8
0.8
22
2.2
36
3.6
9
0.9
23
2.3
37
3.7
10
1.0
24
2.4
38
3.8
11
1.1
25
2.5
39
3.9
12
1.2
26
2.6
40 - 98
4.0 - 9.8
13
1.3
27
2.7
99
9.9
Adjusting and Storing the Time Correction
(Storing available on CDA-9815 only)
Before performing the following procedures, refer to "About Time
Correction" (page 17).
1
Press T.CORR/X-OVER to make time corrections.
Each press changes the mode as follows:
Bass Focus mode → Time Correction mode → normal mode
→ Bass Focus mode
2
Press BAND/TEL. to select a speaker to be
adjusted.
CDA-9815/CDA-9813
F–L→F–R→R–L→R–R→S–L→S–R→F–L
CDA-9811
F–L→F–R→R–L→R–R→F–L
3
Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the desired
time correction value.
To store the adjusted contents (CDA-9815 only)
1) Press and hold any one of the preset buttons (1
through 6) for at least 2 seconds into which you wish to
store the adjusted contents.
4
5
3
4
Press MX to select MX ON.
Press SOURCE/POWER to select the source to
which you want to apply MX (Media Xpander).
Press and hold MX for at least 2 seconds to
activate the level setting mode.
Turn the Rotary encoder to select your preferred
level or OFF.
FM (MX level 1 to 3):
The medium to high frequencies become clearer, and
produces well balanced sound at all frequencies.
CD (MX level 1 to 3):
CD mode processes a large quantity of data. This data
processing power takes advantage of CD quality sound
sources.
After setting, press and hold T.CORR/X-OVER for
at least 2 seconds to return to normal mode.
DVD (Video CD)
(MOVIE MX level 1 to 2):
The dialog portion of a video is reproduced more clearly.
Press T.CORR/X-OVER to make time corrections.
Each press changes the mode as follows:
Bass Focus mode → Time Correction mode → Normal mode
→ Bass Focus mode
3
1
2
Repeat step 2 and 3 to set another speaker.
Recalling the Stored Time Correction
Settings (CDA-9815 only)
2
MX (Media Xpander) makes vocals or instruments sound distinct
regardless of the music source. The radio, CD, and MP3, will be able
to reproduce the music clearly even in cars with a lot of road noise.
MP3/WMA/XM (MX level 1 to 3):
This corrects information that was lost at the time of
compression. This reproduces a well-balanced sound close to
the original.
• If no operation is performed in 15 seconds, the unit returns to
normal mode.
1
Setting the MX Mode
Press the preset button (1 through 6) that has
your desired time correction in memory.
Press and hold T.CORR/X-OVER for at least 2
seconds to return to normal mode.
• Time Correction mode is automatically canceled if no operation is
performed within 15 seconds.
(MUSIC MX level 1):
A DVD or Video CD contains a large quantity of data such as
music clip. MX uses this data to reproduce the sound
accurately.
AUX (MX level 1):
Choose the MX mode (MP3, MUSIC, or MOVIE) that
corresponds to the media connected.
If two external devices are connected, a different MX
mode for each media can be selected.
5
Press Rotary encoder to return to normal mode.
• To cancel MX mode for all music sources, press MX to turn MX off.
• MX mode is automatically canceled if no buttons are pressed
within 15 seconds.
• Each music source, such as radio, CD, and MP3 can have its own
MX setting.
• On disks with both MP3/WMA and CD-DA, when the source
changes from “MP3/WMA to CD-DA” or “CD-DA to MP3/WMA,”
MX-mode switching may delay playback slightly.
• Setting to MX OFF sets MX mode of each music source to OFF.
• This function is inoperable when DEFEAT is set to ON.
• MX mode does not function when MX is set to ON for AM radio.
• If the unit is connected to an audio processor with the MX function,
such as PXA-H700, etc., the MX processing can be applied to the
audio processor. In this case the audio processor needs to be
adjusted. For details, refer to the Owner’s Manual of the audio
processor.
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CDA-9813/CDA-9811
FILE NO./ELAPSED TIME → FOLDER NO./FILE NO. → FILE
NO./CLOCK → FOLDER NAME*6 → FILE NAME → TRACK
NAME*4 → ARTIST NAME*4 → ALBUM NAME *4 → FRAME*5
→ FILE NO./ELAPSED TIME
Other Functions
DISP/
B.OUT
-/J
g
TITLE /
*1 TITLE can be input or erased.
*2 CLOCK can be adjusted.
*3 Displayed during playback of a disc with CD Text.
“NO TEXT” will be displayed when the CD contains no Text data.
*4 ID3 tag/WMA tag
If an MP3/WMA file contains ID3 tag/WMA tag information, all
the ID3 tag/WMA tag information is displayed (e.g., track name,
artist name, and album name). All other tag data is ignored.
“NO DATA” will be displayed when an MP3/WMA file contains no
ID3 tag/WMA tag information.
*5 The recording sampling rate and bit rate of the MP3/WMA file are
displayed.
*6 "– – – – – – – –" is displayed for the folder name of the root
folder (display example: CDA-9811).
BAND/TEL.
Rotary encoder
f
About “Title” and “Text”
Displaying the Title/Text
It is possible to display the CD/Station title if the title has been
previously inputted (“Titling Disc/Stations” page 21). Text
information, such as the disc name and the track name, will be
displayed if playing a CD text compatible disc. It is also possible to
display the folder name, the file name, and the tag, etc., while playing
MP3/WMA files.
Press TITLE /
.
The display will change every time the button is pressed.
The display in Radio mode:
CDA-9815
*1
TITLE
FREQUENCY
*2
→
TITLE
CLOCK
*1
→
TITLE
FREQUENCY
CDA-9813/CDA-9811
FREQUENCY → CLOCK → TITLE → FREQUENCY
The display in CD mode:
CDA-9815
*2
TRACK NO./
TRACK NO./
ELAPSED TIME
ELAPSED TIME
→
TEXT
CLOCK
(DISC NAME)∗3
→
TEXT
(DISC NAME)∗3
→
TEXT
(TRACK NAME)∗3
*1
TEXT
(TRACK NAME)∗3
*2
TITLE
→
TITLE
TRACK NO./
ELAPSED TIME
→
TRACK NO./
ELAPSED TIME
CLOCK
CDA-9813/CDA-9811
TRACK NO./ELAPSED TIME → TRACK NO./CLOCK → TEXT
(DISC NAME)*3 → TEXT (TRACK NAME)*3 → TITLE →
TRACK NO./ELAPSED TIME
The display in MP3/WMA mode:
CDA-9815
*2
FOLDER NO./
FILE NO.
ELAPSED TIME
→
FOLDER NO./
FILE NO.
CLOCK
→
FOLDER NAME*6
→
FILE NAME
FILE NAME
TRACK NAME*4
ARTIST NAME*4
→
→
→
TRACK NAME*4
ARTIST NAME*4
ALBUM NAME*4
ALBUM NAME*4
FOLDER NO./FILE NO.
→
FRAME*5
ELAPSED TIME
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Title:
With this device, it is possible to input the CD/Station name
(page 21). This inputted name is referred to as a “title.”
You cannot input or display titles on MP3/WMA discs.
Text:
Text compatible CDs contain text information such as the disc
name and track name. Such text information is referred to as
“text.”
• Some characters may not be displayed correctly with this device,
depending on the character type.
• The CD changer must also be CD Text compatible for the Text
information to be displayed.
• When the Scroll Setting (page 23) is set to “SCROLL MANUAL,”
press and hold TITLE /
for at least 3 seconds to scroll the Text
information only once (TEXT DISPLAY, FOLDER NAME
DISPLAY, FILE NAME DISPLAY or TAG DISPLAY mode).
• “NO SUPPORT” (“NO SUPRT” for CDA-9811) is displayed
when the desired text information cannot be displayed on this unit.
• If the title was not previously input, “NO TITLE” is displayed.
Titling Discs/Stations
Erasing Disc Title/Station Title
It is possible to title your favorite CD's or radio stations.
You cannot input titles on MP3/WMA discs.
1
1
2
Press TITLE /
and select the Title Display.
For details, see “Displaying the Title/Text” (page 20). For
CDA-9815, see asterisk 1 of “Displaying the Title/Text”
(page 20).
Press and hold TITLE /
for at least 3 seconds.
The first character will blink.
• For CDA-9815, see asterisk 1 of “Displaying the Title/Text”
(page 20).
2
3
CDA-9815 only
Press BAND/TEL. to select the characters/
symbols.
Upper case → Lower case → Numeral/Symbol
→ Upper case
3
4
5
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
letter/numeral/symbol available for naming.
4
5
Press and hold -/J for at least 2 seconds.
The title in the display will blink.
Press g or f repeatedly until the title you
want to erase is displayed.
Press and hold -/J for at least 2 seconds to erase
the title displayed.
Press TITLE /
to cancel the title erasing mode.
• You cannot erase CD-TEXT.
• "NO DATA" is displayed for 2 seconds if the title is not input in
step 2, or if the title is erased in step 4.
Press Rotary encoder to store the first character.
The first character will stop blinking and the display will
automatically advance to the next character. When that
character begins to blink, you may choose the next letter
or symbol of your title.
Repeat steps 3 and 4 above to complete the titling.
Pressing the Rotary encoder after entering the 8th
character automatically stores the title into memory.
When entering a title of less than 8 characters (for
example, 3 character title):
After entering 3 characters, the 4th character space will
be blinking. Go to step 6 to complete the title.
6
Press TITLE /
to select the Title Display. Then,
press again and hold for at least 3 seconds.
Press TITLE /
to record the title.
• If you cancel while entering a title, selected characters are not
written.
• You can enter 24 radio station titles and 18 CD titles on this unit. If
you try to store beyond the limit, the display will show “FULL
DATA.” At this point, no more titles can be stored. To input a new
title, one of the previously inputted titles must first be deleted.
• The CD Changer title length or memory capacity varies depending
upon the model being used.
• When you want to erase a title, enter the “ ” (“ ” for CDA9815) symbol into all spaces.
• The operations described in steps 3 to 5 must be made within 10
seconds. The input mode will be canceled if no action is taken for
over 10 seconds.
Displaying Time
Press TITLE /
repeatedly until the time is displayed.
Each press changes the display.
For details, see “Displaying the Title/Text” (page 20).
• Selecting any tuner or CD function while in the clock priority mode
will interrupt the time display momentarily. The function selected
will be displayed for about 5 seconds before the time returns to the
display.
• When the power is off but the ignition key is on, press TITLE /
to display the time.
Blackout Mode On and Off
When Blackout mode is turned on, the display will turn off to reduce
power consumption.
This additional power enhances the sound quality.
Press and hold DISP/B.OUT for at least 3 seconds to
activate the blackout mode.
The display will turn off.
• If any button on the unit is pressed during the blackout mode, the
function will be displayed for 5 seconds to show the operation
before returning to Blackout mode.
To cancel Blackout mode, press and hold DISP/B.OUT for at
least 3 seconds.
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i-Personalize™
Operation (CDA-9815 only)
SOURCE/
POWER
Data Downloading
1
2
-/J
Rotary encoder
3
Insert the CD-R disc containing the data.
If the source is not the CD mode, press SOURCE/
POWER to change to CD mode.
Press and hold -/J for at least 2 seconds.
The mode switches to the download mode to show the
download confirmation screen.
Turn the Rotary encoder to select “OK,” then
press the Rotary encoder.
Data search of the disc starts and the first file name is
displayed.
• Selecting “NG” will halt the download mode.
• If a file is not found by the data search, “NO FILE” is indicated.
• The “NO FILE” display will automatically disappear if no
operation is performed for 5 seconds.
4
About i-Personalize™
Data downloading starts.
The file currently shown in the display is downloaded.
If you want to download other files, select NEXT FILE to
call up file names.
You can download data (from Alpine’s website) to a CD-R, and
download and store the data to the CDA-9815.
To start i-Personalize, access the URL below and follow the on-screen
instructions.
CANCEL
: Halts the download
DOWNLOAD : Starts the download
NEXT FILE : Searches the next file
http://www.alpine.com or http://www.alpine-usa.com
Downloadable data
Parametric
Data is memorized in Preset 6 of the
equalizer
Time correction
Parametric EQ Mode.
Data is memorized in Preset 6 of the
Crossover
Time Correction Mode.
Data is memorized in Preset 6 of the
crossover mode.
The file name of download data shall be
“A_U*****.MP3.”
A_U∗∗∗∗∗.MP3
Extender (fixed)
Identifier (alphabet or number 5
letters maximum)
Header (fixed)
Turn the Rotary encoder to select “DOWNLOAD,”
and then press the Rotary encoder to start.
5
When data download is finished successfully, the
confirmation screen is displayed for 5 seconds and
the download mode closes.
Successfully downloaded items are indicated as checked
boxes on the confirmation screen.
PARAMETRIC EQ data
The data is memorized in Preset 6 of Parametric EQ mode.
The memorized data settings in Preset 6 (Parametric EQ
mode) are automatically applied.
X-OVER (Cross over) data
The data is memorized in Preset 6 of X-OVER mode. The
memorized data settings in Preset 6 (X-OVER mode) are
automatically applied.
You cannot download the data if the setting of the 2WAY/3WAY
switch is not suitable for the data.
TIME CORRECTION data
The data is memorized in Preset 6 of the Time correction
mode. The memorized data settings in Preset 6 (Time
Correction mode) are automatically applied.
• When you download the data again, the data is overwritten in
Preset 6.
You can create a file name via the website. Do not change a
file name once it has been created. Malfunction may result.
• For details about procedures of download, see ALPINE’s Web site.
• If a external audio processor is connected, data that is downloaded
cannot be used.
22-EN
Subwoofer On and Off
SETUP
SUB-W ON (Initial setting) / SUB-W OFF
You can flexibly customize the unit to suit your own preferences and
usage. Choose the SETUP menu from Sound Customizing, Visual
Customizing, etc., to select your desired setting.
SOURCE/
POWER
BAND/TEL.
Rotary encoder
When the subwoofer is on, perform the steps below to adjust the
subwoofer output phase and level.
1 Press the Rotary encoder repeatedly to select the
SUB-W mode.
SUB-W → BALANCE → FADER → DEFEAT → VOLUME →
SUB-W
2 Press g or f.
The subwoofer output phase is toggled SUB-W
NORMAL (0°) or SUB-W REVERS (180°).
To adjust the level, turn the Rotary encoder.
Setting the Subwoofer Output (CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only)
STEREO (Initial setting) / MONO
g
f
You can set the subwoofer output to stereo or monoaural. Make sure
to set the correct output for your subwoofer type.
F/SETUP
STEREO: Subwoofer stereo (L/R) output
MONO: Subwoofer monaural output
The common operation for SETUP is step 1 to 4 as
follows. See down below for further information
about each SETUP menu.
1
2
Press and hold F/SETUP for at least 3 seconds.
SETUP mode is activated.
Press g or f to select the desired SETUP
menu.
(e.g. Select BEEP)
NORMAL/HI-FI/STABLE → DIMMER* → SUB-W →
SUB-W STEREO/SUB-W MONO*2 → CD-DA / CD-DA/MP3 →
BEEP → SCROLL → SCROLL TYPE*1 → MUTE → INTERRUPT
→ AUX → (AUX name)*3 → PWR-IC → CONTRAST*1 →
FONT*1 → AREA *4→ DEMO → NORMAL/HI-FI/STABLE
2
*
*2
*3
*4
BEEP ON (Initial setting) / BEEP OFF
This function will give audible feedback with varying tones
depending upon the button pressed.
Visual Customizing
Dimmer Control (CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only)
DIMMER AUTO (Initial setting) / DIMMER MANUAL
Here is the explanation for CDA-9815 display example.
1
Sound (Beep) Guide Function
CDA-9815 only.
CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only.
Displayed only when AUX is ON.
“Radio” (page 8)
3
Press BAND/TEL. to change the setting.
4
Press F/SETUP again.
(e.g. Select BEEP ON or BEEP OFF.)
The display returns to normal mode.
Set the DIMMER control to AUTO to decrease the illumination
brightness of the unit with the head lights of the vehicle ON.This
mode is useful if you feel the unit's backlighting is too bright at night.
Scroll Setting
SCROLL AUTO / SCROLL MANUAL (Initial setting)
This CD player can scroll the disc and track names recorded on CDTEXT discs, as well as the text information of MP3/WMA files,
folder names, and tags.
SCROLL AUTO : The CD text information, the text information
of folder and file names, and the tags are scrolled
automatically.
SCROLL MANUAL : The display is scrolled only when a disc
is loaded or when a track is changed, etc.
• The unit scrolls CD text names, folder names, file names or tag
display. The disc titles input manually (page 21) cannot be
scrolled.
Sound Customizing
Switching the Tuner Mode
NORMAL (Initial setting) / HI-FI / STABLE
This unit incorporates the MAX TUNE SQ for the highest quality
tuner audio. Moreover, you can choose between three settings to suit
your own personal sound preferences and usage.
NORMAL: Standard setting
HI-FI: Sound quality priority setting
STABLE: Noiseless priority setting
• If you find the sound is very noisy while listening to the tuner in HiFi mode, we recommend you change to Normal mode.
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Scroll Type Setting (CDA-9815 only)
TYPE1 (Initial setting)/TYPE2
Two types of scroll can be selected.
TYPE1: The upper line and lower line scroll alternately.
TYPE2: The upper line and lower line scroll at the same time,
but at different speeds, when the “Scroll Setting”
(page 23) is set to “SCROLL AUTO.”
Connecting to an External Amplifier
PWR-IC ON (Initial setting) / PWR-IC OFF
When an external amplifier is connected, sound quality can be
improved by stopping the power supply of the built-in amplifier.
PWR-IC OFF : Use this mode when the front and rear preamplifier of the unit are used to drive an external amplifier
connected to the speakers. In this setting, the head unit’s
internal amplifier has no output to drive speakers.
Switching the Character Font (CDA-9815 only)
Front
left
TYPE-1 (Initial setting)/TYPE-2
Amplifier
Two types of font can be selected.
Front
right
You can select the font type you like.
Adjusting Display Contrast (CDA-9815 only)
Rear
left
Amplifier
CONTRAST
Rear
right
You can adjust the display contrast for better visibility.
You can adjust in a range of - 6 and + 6.
• The initial setting at the factory is “0.”
(Connecting example for CDA-9815)
PWR-IC ON : The speakers are driven by the built-in amplifier.
Demonstration
Speakers
DEMO ON/DEMO OFF (Initial setting)
This unit has a Demonstration feature which simulates the display
functions.
SPEAKER
RIGHT FRONT
Front
right
• To quit Demo mode, set to DEMO OFF.
MP3
SPEAKER
RIGHT REAR
Rear
right
Playing MP3 Data
CD-DA (Initial setting)/CD-DA/MP3
This product can playback CDs containing both CD and MP3 data.
However, in some situations (some enhanced CDs), playback may be
difficult. For these special cases, you can select playback of CD data
only. When a disc contains both CD or the MP3 data, playback starts
from the CD data portion of the disc.
CD-DA : Only CD data can be played back.
CD-DA/MP3 : Both CD data and MP3/WMA file tracks can be
played back.
• Perform this setting before inserting a disc. If a disc has already
been inserted, perform the setting after you remove the disc. (If you
use an MP3 changer, you have to change discs.)
External Device
Turning Mute Mode On/Off
MUTE ON (Initial setting)/ MUTE OFF
If a device having the interrupt feature is connected, audio will be
automatically muted whenever the interrupt signal is received from
the device.
Setting the AUX Mode (V-Link)
AUX ON / AUX OFF (Initial setting)
You can input TV/video sound by connecting an optional Ai-NET/
RCA Interface cable (KCA-121B) or Versatile Link Terminal (KCA410C) to this component.
You can change the AUX name display when AUX ON is set. Select
the AUX name by pressing g or f. Then press BAND/TEL.
If the KCA-410C is connected, it is possible to select two AUX
names.
• Via KCA-410C, up to 2 external devices with RCA output can be
connected. In this case, press SOURCE/POWER to select AUX
mode and then press BAND/TEL. to select your desired device.
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SPEAKER
LEFT REAR
SPEAKER
LEFT FRONT
Rear
left
Front
left
• No sound is produced by the system when the power output is
set to OFF.
Setting Tone Defeat for External Devices
INTERRUPT ON / INTERRUPT OFF (Initial setting)
When inputting external devices to this unit, turning tone defeat on
will bypass BASS,TREBLE, EQ and MX, i.e., sound for external
devices is output at the default setting.
XM Radio (Optional)
Checking the XM Radio ID Number
You need to provide XM with the unique XM Radio ID number for
your XM Radio Receiver in order to subscribe to XM's programming.
SOURCE/
POWER
BAND/
TEL.
TITLE /
8
Rotary encoder
This number is an 8 character alphanumeric number that is printed on
a label directly on the XM Receiver.
It can also be displayed on the screen of the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/
CDA-9811 in the following way.
1
g
f
9 SEARCH
The unit alternately displays “RADIO ID” for 2 seconds,
then the ID number for 10 seconds.
While displaying "RADIO ID" as shown above, Blackout
(page 21) and Demonstration (page 24) become
nonfunctional.
F/SETUP Preset buttons
(1 through 6)
Receiving XM Channels with the XM
Receiver (Optional)
While receiving XM1, XM2 or XM3, press g or
f to select channel “0.”
2
To cancel the ID number display, set the channel to
other than “0.”
• There is another way to display your ID number.
1. Press and hold F/SETUP for at least 3 seconds.
XM Satellite Radio* is the next generation of audio entertainment,
with up to 100 brand-new digital channels. For a small monthly fee,
subscribers can hear crystal-clear music, sports, news and talk, coastto-coast via satellite. For more information, visit XM’s website at
www.xmradio.com or call 1-800-852-9696.
2. Press g or f repeatedly to select “ID.”
3. Press BAND/TEL. to display your ID number.
4. After checking your ID number, press F/SETUP to
return to the normal display.
An optional XM Satellite Radio Receiver (TUA-T021XM) and an
optional XM antenna may be connected to the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/
CDA-9811. With an XM Receiver connected to the Ai-NET input of
the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811, the XM Receiver will be
controllable from the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811.
• You cannot use “O,” “S,”“ I,” or “F” for the ID Number.
• You can check your ID number printed on the label on the package
of your XM Satellite Radio Receiver (TUA-T021XM).
* XM and its corresponding logos are trademarks of XM Satellite
Radio Inc.
Storing XM Channel Presets
• The controls on the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811 for XM
Receiver operation are operative only when an XM Receiver is
connected.
• The XM1, XM2 or XM3 band illuminates when in XM mode.
1
1
2
Press SOURCE/POWER to select XM mode.
Press BAND/TEL. to select XM1, XM2 or XM3.
Each press changes the band:
XM1 → XM2 → XM3 → XM1
3
2
Press g or f to select the desired channel.
Holding the g or f will change channels
continuously.
Press BAND/TEL. to select the desired band (XM1,
XM2 or XM3) you want to store.
After tuning in the desired channel, press and hold
any one of the preset buttons (1 through 6) that
you want to store the station on for at least 2
seconds.
The selected station is stored.
3
Repeat the procedure to store up to 5 other
channels onto the same band.
• To use this procedure for other bands, simply select the band
desired and repeat the procedure.
• A total of 18 channels can be stored in the preset memory (6
channels for each band; XM1, XM2 and XM3).
• If you store a channel in a preset memory which already has a
station, the current channel will be cleared and replaced with the
new one.
Receiving Stored XM Channels
1
Press BAND/TEL. to select the desired band (XM1,
XM2 or XM3).
XM1 → XM2 → XM3 → XM1
2
Press the channel preset button that has your
desired satellite channel in memory.
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CDA-9813/CDA-9811
Channel Number*1 → Channel Name → Song Title → Artist
Name → Auxiliary Data Field*2 → Clock → Channel Number*1
Channel/Category Search Function
You can search for programs by Channel No. or Category.
1
Press SEARCH
in the XM mode to select
Channel Search mode or Category Search mode.
Channel Search mode:
2
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
Channel No.* within 10 seconds.
* The Channel No. is selected within the selected Category.
3
Press Rotary encoder to receive the selected
Channel No.
• Search mode is canceled by pressing and holding SEARCH
for
at least 2 seconds in Channel Search mode.
• While in Channel Search mode, press SEARCH
to switch to the
Category display. Press 8 or 9 to select the another Category.
Category Search mode:
2
3
Setting the tuning method
You can set the tuning method. You can select the received stations in
channel no. order or in channel name order (alphabetic order).
1
2
Press Rotary encoder to receive the selected
Category.
3
Press and hold SEARCH
for at least 2 seconds
in XM mode to activate Quick Search mode.
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
Channel within 10 seconds.
The selected Channel is received.
Changing the Display
.
Each time you press this button, the display changes as shown
below.
CDA-9815
Channel Name
Song Title
→
Song Title
Artist Name
→
*2
Auxiliary Data Field
—————————
Channel Number
→
→
Channel Name
Clock
Channel Name
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Press BAND/TEL. to set the tuning method.
CH NO :
Set in order of channel no.
ALPHABET : Set in alphabetic order.
4
Press F/SETUP to return to normal mode.
The XM Auxiliary Data Field display can be switched on
or off.
1
2
Press and hold F/SETUP for at least 3 seconds.
Select “ADF” (Auxiliary Data Field) by pressing
g or f.
3
Select ON/OFF by pressing BAND/TEL.
4
Press F/SETUP to return to normal mode.
Text information, such as the channel name, artist name/feature, and
song/program title, is available with each XM channel. The unit can
display this text information as explained below.
Channel Number
→
Channel Name
Press g or f to select “CH NO” or
“ALPHABET.”
Setting the Auxiliary Data Field Display
You can search for all Channels.
In XM mode, press TITLE /
Press and hold F/SETUP for at least 3 seconds.
• When the setting is completed, switch the channel DOWN/UP by
pressing the g or f.
Quick Search Function
2
• When the "Scroll Setting" (page 23) is set to "SCROLL AUTO," the
display scrolls continuously.
When the Scroll Setting is set to "SCROLL MANUAL," the display
scrolls only once after any function is performed (PRESET, BAND,
SEARCH, etc.).
Press and hold TITLE /
for more than 3 seconds to scroll the
display manually.
• “Channel Number” and “Clock” displays do not scroll.
• Depending on the model, the display may differ from the one
shown above.
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
Category within 10 seconds.
• Search mode is canceled by pressing and holding SEARCH
for
at least 2 seconds in Category Search mode.
• While in Category Search mode, press SEARCH
to switch to
Channel Search mode.
1
*1 The Channel Name display automatically changes after 5 seconds.
*2 When ADF is turned OFF, this information is not displayed (see
“Setting the Auxiliary Data Field Display” on this page).
When setting to ON, Auxiliary Data Field is displayed by
pressing TITLE / . (Refer to the “Changing the Display”
section on this page.)
MobileHub™ Link
Operation(Optional)
•
•
•
SOURCE/
POWER
-/J
BAND/
TEL. TITLE /
8 SEARCH
9
•
However, you cannot perform different operations at the same time
from a portable telephone and CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811 as
malfunction can result.
With a junction box connected outgoing, incoming, and sending
history will also be recorded in the portable telephone.
While telephoning, defeat is set to ON. When the call has finished,
the unit returns to your previous setting.
The telephone volume can be adjusted on the CDA-9815/CDA9813/CDA-9811. The volume you set during the call is memorized,
and is automatically applied again on the next call.
While telephoning or receiving incoming calls, press TITLE /
to show the Network Operator display for 5 seconds.
Incoming Calls
1
2
g
f
F/SETUP
Rotary encoder
Preset buttons
(1 through 6)
About MobileHub™ Link
Connect a separately sold junction box and a portable telephone
(available from Nokia) to control the incoming and outgoing calls of
the portable telephone.
Caution
Even with hands-free operation, a driver can be distracted during
telephone operation or receiving a call. For the sake of safety,
drivers are requested to refrain from operating the telephone while
driving.
For the sake of safety, only incoming calls and Speed-Dial
outgoing calls can be operated.
Press :/J to receive an incoming call.
Press BAND/TEL. to finish a call.
Telephone mode will end and return to the original source
mode.
• When the Automatic Calling mode is on, you can talk after 3
seconds of receiving the incoming call.
• The incoming call can be switched to Automatic Calling or Manual
Calling.
1 Press and hold F/SETUP for at least 3 seconds.
2 Select the Telephone mode by pressing g or f.
3 Press BAND/TEL. to change to AUTO or MANUAL
(MANU).
4 Press F/SETUP to return to normal mode.
• Press BAND/TEL. during an incoming call to disconnect it.
• If a portable telephone is connected, its address book, incoming
and outgoing history are downloaded to the junction box.
• Please refer to the instruction manual of the junction box.
Telephone Mode ON/OFF
1
Press and hold BAND/TEL. for at least 2 seconds
to turn on the Telephone mode.
To turn off, press BAND/TEL.
See relevant pages for each item.
• When a portable telephone is not connected, press and hold
BAND/TEL. for at least 2 seconds. “NO PHONE” is displayed for
about 2 seconds, then the mode returns to the original source mode
• When the portable telephone is taken off the junction box during an
incoming or outgoing call, or during a hands-free call, the call will
be treated as an ordinary one by the portable telephone.
• When there is an incoming call while the power of CDA-9815/
CDA-9813/CDA-9811 is off, the power of CDA-9815/CDA-9813/
CDA-9811 will turn on automatically for a hands-free call.
• Even if the power of the portable telephone is off, when CDA-9815/
CDA-9813/CDA-9811 is set to Telephone mode, the power of the
portable telephone will be turned on.
• Even if the ACC power of the vehicle is turned off (even if the
engine is stopped) during a hands-free call, the call is not
disconnected, and an ordinary call by the portable telephone is
possible.
• If there is an incoming call during operation (except an outgoing
call or talking), operation mode will end and switch to the
incoming or talking mode.
• An outgoing call from a portable telephone is also possible.
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Calling by the outgoing/incoming/absent incoming history
Calling
Calling by the address book
You can call up the address book registered in the portable telephone
to call from.
1
2
Press and hold BAND/TEL. for at least 2 seconds.
Press SEARCH
4
5
4
5
6
When displaying the Alphabetic Sort List, turn the
Rotary encoder or press g or f to select
the addressee.
Press :/J or Rotary encoder to place a call.
Telephone mode will end and return to the original source
mode.
Press 8 or 9 to select an initial letter (A to Z) of the
addressee.
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the addressee.
Press the Rotary encoder to place a call.
Press BAND/TEL. to end the call.
Telephone mode will end and return to the original source
mode.
Calling by using the Speed Dial
You can place a call by retrieving one of the telephone numbers
registered in No. 1 to 9 of the address book.
Press and hold BAND/TEL. for at least 2 seconds.
Within 5 seconds, press and hold (for at least 2
seconds) a preset button (1 through 6) to place
a call.
By pressing F/SETUP, and then pressing a preset
button (1 through 3) for at least 2 seconds, you
can place a call to the number registered in 7 to 9.
• You can place a call by pressing :/J after momentarily pressing
the preset button (1 through 6) of the number you wish to call.
• You can place a call by pressing the Rotary encoder, after selecting
a number which you wish to call, by pressing g or f , or by
turning the Rotary encoder.
3
3
4
5
Press BAND/TEL. to end the call.
• If all telephone numbers and registered names cannot be displayed
at once, press TITLE /
to show undisplayed numbers and
names.
• “NO MEMORY” (“NO MEM” for CDA-9811) is displayed if
nothing is registered in the Phone Book.
1
2
2
to select Phone Book mode.
Retrieving an addressee by Selecting Search (A-Z search)
3
1
A list in alphabetic order is displayed.
Retrieving an addressee by Alphabetic Sort List
3
You can place a call to any of the last 999 calls by the outgoing/
incoming/absent incoming history.
Press BAND/TEL. to end the call.
Telephone mode will end and return to the original source
mode.
• If there is no telephone number registered to a preset button, “NO
PRESET” (“NO P-SET” for the CDA-9811) is displayed when you
try to place a call.
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Press SEARCH
in Phone Book mode to select
the History mode.
Press 8 or 9 to select outgoing history (display
example: “DIALED”), incoming history (display
example: “RECEIVED” ), absent incoming history
(display example: “MISSED”).
Turn the Rotary encoder, or press g or f to
select the addressee from the outgoing or
incoming history.
Press :/J or the Rotary encoder to place a call.
Press BAND/TEL. to end the call.
Telephone mode will end and return to the original source
mode.
• If all telephone numbers and registered names cannot be displayed
at once, press TITLE /
to show undisplayed numbers and
names.
• “NO MEMORY” (“NO MEM” for CDA-9811) is displayed if there
is no incoming history.
SMS (Short Message Service) Operation
You can be informed when you receive a short message.
Receiving a short message
1
When a text message is received, “NEW
MESSAGE” for CDA-9815, “NEW MESSAG” for
CDA-9813 or “NEW MSG” for CDA-9811 is indicated
on the display.
The contents of the received message can only be read
from the portable phone's display.
2
Press any one of the buttons on the unit to cancel
the display. The buttons that are pressed will enter
the mode or will be activated.
Changer (Optional)
SOURCE/
POWER
-/J
BAND/TEL.
Playing MP3 Files with the CD Changer
(Optional)
If you connect a changer compatible with MP3, you can play CDROMs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs containing MP3 files on this unit.
1
2
3
Select buttons (1 through 6)
Press SOURCE/POWER to switch to the MP3
Changer mode.
Press any one of the disc select buttons (1
through 6) corresponding to one of the discs
loaded in the CD Changer.
To pause playback, press -/J.
Pressing -/J again will resume playback.
• The unit can play discs containing both audio data and MP3 data.
Controlling CD Changer (Optional)
Multi-Changer Selection (Optional)
An optional 6-disc or 12-disc CD Changer may be connected to this
unit if it is Ai-NET compatible. With a CD Changer connected to the
Ai-NET input of this unit, the CD Changer will be controllable from
this unit.
Using the KCA-400C (Multi-Changer Switching device) or the KCA410C (Versatile Link Terminal) multiple changers can be controlled
by this unit.
See “Multi-Changer Selection” on this page for selecting the CD
Changers.
Alpine's Ai-NET system will support up to 6 CD Changers. When
operating two or more changers, the KCA-400C (Multi-Changer
Switching device) must be used. If you use 1 Switching device, you
can connect up to 4 CD Changers. If you use 2 Switching devices,
you can connect up to 6 CD Changers. When using KCA-410C
(Versatile Link Terminal), you can connect two changers and two
external outputs (AUX).
1
• The controls on this unit for CD Changer operation are operative
only when a CD Changer is connected.
• The DVD changer (optional) is controllable from this unit as well
as the CD changer.
1
Press SOURCE/POWER on this unit to activate
the CD Changer mode.
Alternatively, press SOURCE on the remote control (RUE4187) to activate the CD Changer mode.
Press SOURCE/POWER to activate the CHANGER
mode.
The display shows the disc number and track number.
• The source indicator varies depending on the connected source.
• Press BAND/TEL. to switch the Disc mode in the CD/Changer
mode.
2
Press the disc select buttons (1 through 6)
corresponding to one of the discs loaded in the CD
Changer.
The selected disc number appears in the display and CD
playback starts.
• After selecting the desired disc, you can operate in the same way as
for the CD player of this unit.
For details, please see the CD/MP3/WMA section.
• If the “FUNC” indicator (the underlined portion of the “FUNC”
indicator for CDA-9811) is illuminated, the disc select buttons
become nonfunctional.
When a 12-disc CD Changer is connected:
To select discs numbered from 1 to 6, the procedure is the
same as for the 6-disc CD Changer. To select discs
numbered from 7 to 12, first press F/SETUP. This changes
the “D” indicator to “d.” Then press the desired preset
button. With F/SETUP activated, the preset buttons 1 to 6
will represent discs 7 to 12 respectively.
SOURCE
2
BAND
Press BAND/TEL. on this unit or the RUE-4187 to
activate the CD Changer Selection mode.
The CD Changer Selection mode remains active for 8
seconds.
3
Press BAND/TEL. until the desired CD Changer
indicator appears on the display.
Alternatively press BAND/TEL. on the Remote Control until
the desired changer indicator appears on the display.
• If the selected CD Changer is not connected, the display will show
“NO CHGR “ (“NO CHANGER” for CDA-9815).
• To operate the selected changer, see “CD/MP3/WMA”(page 9).
• For further details about the external input (AUX) when using
KCA-410C, see “Setting the AUX Mode (V-Link)” on page 24.
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9 f UP Button
Remote Control
1
2
3
4
Radio mode: SEEK (UP) button
CD mode: Press this button to advance to the beginning
of the next track.
! 9 Button
Radio mode: Pressing this button will select, in
descending order, stations programmed into the radio's
presets as shown below.
5
6
7
8
9
!
"
#
6 → 5 ... 1 → 6
CD Changer mode: DISC Select (DN) button
Press this button to select a disc in descending order.
MP3/WMA mode: Press the Folder Select (DN) button to
select the folder.
" Mute Button
Press this button to lower the volume by 20 dB instantly.
Press this button again to cancel.
# Audio Processor Button*1
CDA-9815/CDA-9813 only
Each press the button to switch the audio processor
mode.
For details, refer to "Operating the Audio Processor" as
shown below.
CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811
Press the button to call the external audio processor
mode when the external audio processor is connected.*2
Controls on Remote Control
1 Power Button
Press this button to turn the power on/off.
2 Source Button
Press this button to select the audio source.
3 -/J Button
Press this button to switch between the Play and Pause
modes for CD.
4 TILT 98 Buttons
Press this button to adjust the angle of the movable
display.
5 Band/Program Button
Radio mode: BAND Button
Press this button and the band will change.
*1 This button is used for CDA-9811 in conjunction with an optional
Ai-NET processor.
*2 For the operation of external audio processor, refer to the Owner's
Manual of the external audio processor you purchased.
Operating the Audio Processor
1
Normal mode → EQ mode (Equalizer Presets) → Private mode
(Recalling the Stored Equalizer Curve) → Time Correction
mode (Recalling the Stored Time Correction) → Crossover
mode (Recalling the Stored Crossover) → Normal mode
CD/Changer mode: To switch the disc mode.
6 Volume Adjustment Buttons
To increase the volume level:
Press the L button
To decrease the volume level:
Press the K button
7 8 Button
Radio mode: Pressing this button will select, in ascending
order, stations programmed into the radio's presets as
shown below.
1 → 2 ... 6 → 1
CD Changer mode: DISC Select (UP) button
Press this button to select a disc in ascending order.
MP3/WMA mode: Press the Folder Select (UP) button to
select the folder.
8 g DN Button
Radio mode: SEEK (DN) Button
CD mode: Press this button to go back to the beginning of
the current track.
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Press A.PROC to select the mode.
2
Press 8 or 9 to select the mode.
EQ mode
Select from FLAT, POPS, ROCK and NEWS.
Private mode/Time Correction mode/Crossover mode
Select from MEMORY 1 through 6.
Battery Replacement
Information
Applicable battery: Use two “AAA” sized dry batteries or equivalent.
1
Opening the battery cover
Slide out the battery cover while firmly pressing in the
direction of the arrow.
In Case of Difficulty
If you encounter a problem, please turn the power off, then on again.
If the unit is still not functioning normally, please review the items in
the following checklist. This guide will help you isolate the problem
if the unit is at fault. Otherwise, make sure the rest of your system is
properly connected or consult your authorized Alpine dealer.
Basic
2
Replacing the battery
3
Closing the cover
Insert the batteries, observing the polarities as illustrated.
Slide the cover as illustrated until a click is heard.
No function or display.
• Vehicle's ignition is off.
- If connected following instructions, the unit will not
operate with the vehicle's ignition off.
• Improper power lead connections.
- Check power lead connections.
• Blown fuse.
- Check the fuse on the battery lead of the unit; replace with
the proper value if necessary.
• Internal micro-computer malfunctioned due to interference
noise etc.
- Press the RESET switch with a ballpoint pen or other
pointed article.
Radio
Unable to receive stations.
• No antenna or open connection in cable.
- Make sure the antenna is properly connected;
replace the antenna or cable if necessary.
Point the remote control transmitter at the remote control
sensor.
Remote control sensor
Unable to tune stations in the seek mode.
• You are in a weak signal area.
- Make sure the tuner is in the DX mode.
• If the area you are in is a primary signal area, the antenna may
not be grounded and connected properly.
- Check your antenna connections; make sure the antenna is
properly grounded at its mounting location.
• The antenna may not be the proper length.
- Make sure the antenna is fully extended; if broken, replace
the antenna with a new one.
Broadcast is noisy.
• The antenna is not the proper length.
- Extend the antenna fully; replace it if it is broken.
• The antenna is poorly grounded.
- Make sure the antenna is grounded properly at its mounting
location.
CD
CD Player/Changer not functioning.
• Out of operating temperature range +50˚C (+120˚F) for CD.
- Allow the vehicle's interior (or trunk) temperature to cool.
CD playback sound is wavering.
• Moisture condensation in the CD Module.
- Allow enough time for the condensation to evaporate (about
1 hour).
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CD insertion not possible.
• A CD is already in the CD player.
- Eject the CD and remove it.
• The CD is being improperly inserted.
- Make sure the CD is being inserted following instructions in
the CD Player Operation section.
Unable to fast forward or backward the CD.
• The CD has been damaged.
- Eject the CD and discard it; using a damaged CD in your unit
can cause damage to the mechanism.
CD playback sound skips due to vibration.
• Improper mounting of the unit.
- Securely re-mount the unit.
• The disc is very dirty.
- Clean the disc.
• The disc has scratches.
- Change the disc.
• The pick-up lens is dirty.
- Do not use a commercial available lens cleaner disc. Consult
your nearest ALPINE dealer.
CD playback sound skips without vibration.
• The disc is dirty or scratched.
- Clean the disc; damaged disc should be replaced.
Error displays (built-in CD player only)
• Mechanical error
- Press c. After the error indication disappears, insert the disc
again. If the above-mentioned solution does not solve the
problem, consult your nearest ALPINE dealer.
CD-R/CD-RW playback not possible
• Close session (finalization) has not been performed.
- Perform finalization and attempt playback again.
ERROR
• Mechanism error.
1) Press the c button and eject the CD.
If not ejecting, consult your Alpine dealer.
2) When the error indication remains after ejecting, press the
c button again.
If the error indication still does not turn off after pressing
the c button for a few times, consult your Alpine dealer.
• When “ERROR” is displayed:
If that the disc cannot be ejected by pressing c, press the RESET
switch (refer to page 6) and press c again.
If the disc still cannot be ejected, consult your Alpine dealer.
PROTECT
• A copy-protected WMA file was played back.
- You can only play back non-copy-protected files.
UNSUPPORT
UNSUPORT
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813)
(CDA-9811)
• The disc is not written in a MP3/WMA supported format.
- Use a disc written at the MP3/WMA supported format.
Indication for CD Changer
HIGH TEMP
(CDA-9815)
HI TEMP
(CDA-9813/CDA-9811)
• Protective circuit is activated due to high temperature.
- The indicator will disappear when the temperature returns to
within operation range.
MP3/WMA
MP3 or WMA is not played back.
• Writing error occurred. The CD format is not compatible.
- Make sure the CD has been written in a supported format.
Refer to “About MP3/WMA” (page 11-12), then rewrite in
the format supported by this device.
Indication for CD Player
HIGH TEMP
HI TEMP
(CDA-9815)
(CDA-9813/CDA-9811)
• Protective circuit is activated due to high temperature.
- The indicator will disappear when the temperature returns to
within operation range.
NO DISC
• No CD is inserted.
- Insert a CD.
• Although a disc is inserted, “NO DISC” is displayed and the
unit does not start to play or eject the disc.
- Remove the disc by following these steps:
1) Press the c button.
The movable display will open.
2) Press the c button again for at least 3 seconds while the
movable display is open.
ERROR - 01
• Malfunction in the CD Changer.
- Consult your Alpine dealer. Press the magazine eject
button and pull out the magazine.
Check the indication. Insert the magazine again.
If the magazine cannot be pulled out, consult your Alpine
dealer.
• Magazine ejection not possible.
- Press the magazine eject button. If the magazine does not
eject, consult your Alpine dealer.
ERROR - 02
• A disc is left inside the CD Changer.
- Press the eject button to activate the eject function. When the
CD Changer finishes the eject function, insert an empty CD
magazine into the CD Changer to receive the disc left inside
the CD Changer.
NO MAGAZINE
(CDA-9815)
NO MAGZINE
(CDA-9813)
NO MAGZN
(CDA-9811)
• No magazine is loaded into the CD Changer.
- Insert a magazine.
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NO DISC
Specifications
• No indicated disc.
- Choose another disc.
Indication for XM Radio Mode
ANTENNA
• The XM antenna is not connected to the XM radio module.
- Check whether the XM antenna cable is attached securely to
the XM radio module.
UPDATING
• Radio is being updated with latest encryption code.
- Wait until encryption code is being updated. Channels
0 and 1 should function normally.
NO SIGNAL
NO SIGNL
(CDA-9815/CDA-9813)
(CDA-9811)
• XM signal is too weak at the current location.
- Wait until the car reaches a location with a stronger signal.
LOADING
• Radio is acquiring audio or program information.
- Wait until the radio has received the information.
• The channel currently selected has stopped broadcasting.
- Select another channel.
(CDA-9815)
87.7 – 107.9 MHz
9.3 dBf (0.8 µV/75 ohms)
13.5 dBf (1.3 µV/75 ohms)
80 dB
80 dB
45 dB
2.0 dB
AM TUNER SECTION
Tuning Range
Sensitivity (IEC Standard)
530 – 1,710 kHz
22.5 µV/27 dB
CD PLAYER SECTION
Frequency Response
Wow & Flutter (% WRMS)
Total Harmonic Distortion
Dynamic Range
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
Channel Separation
5 – 20,000 Hz (±1 dB)
Below measurable limits
0.008% (at 1 kHz)
95 dB (at 1 kHz)
105 dB
85 dB (at 1 kHz)
PICKUP
Wave length
Laser power
795 nm
CLASS I
REMOTE CONTROL
Battery Type
Width
Height
Depth
Weight
AAA batteries (2 pcs.)
42 mm (1-21/32")
121 mm (4-25/32")
23 mm (29/32")
50 g (1.8 oz)
GENERAL
Power Requirement
OFF AIR
––––––––
FM TUNER SECTION
Tuning Range
Mono Usable Sensitivity
50 dB Quieting Sensitivity
Alternate Channel Selectivity
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
Stereo Separation
Capture Ratio
––––––
(CDA-9813)
Maximum Power Output
Maximum Pre-Output Voltage
Bass (CDA-9811 only)
Treble (CDA-9811 only)
Weight
––––
(CDA-9811)
• The user has selected a channel number that does not exist or
is not subscribed to.
- The unit will revert back to the previously selected channel.
• There is no artist name/feature, song/program title, or
additional information associated with the channel at that time.
- No action needed.
CHASSIS SIZE
Width
Height
Depth
NOSEPIECE SIZE
Width
Height
Depth
14.4 V DC
(11–16 V allowable)
60 W × 4 (CDA-9815/
CDA-9813)
50W × 4 (CDA-9811)
4 V/10 k ohms
±14 dB at 60 Hz
±14 dB at 10 kHz
CDA-9815/CDA-9813
1.7 kg (3 lbs. 12 oz)
CDA-9811
1.5 kg (3 lbs. 5 oz)
178 mm (7")
50 mm (2")
CDA-9815/CDA-9813
155 mm (6-1/8")
CDA-9811
160 mm (6-1/4")
170 mm (6-11/16")
46 mm (1-13/16")
20 mm (25/32")
• Due to continuous product improvement, specifications and design
are subject to change without notice.
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Installation and Connections
Before installing or connecting the unit, please read the
following and pages 3 to 5 of this manual thoroughly
for proper use.
Warning
MAKE THE CORRECT CONNECTIONS.
Caution
HAVE THE WIRING AND INSTALLATION DONE BY
EXPERTS.
The wiring and installation of this unit requires special technical
skill and experience. To ensure safety, always contact the dealer
where you purchased this product to have the work done.
Failure to make the proper connections may result in fire or
product damage.
USE SPECIFIED ACCESSORY PARTS AND INSTALL THEM
SECURELY.
USE ONLY IN CARS WITH A 12 VOLT NEGATIVE GROUND.
Be sure to use only the specified accessory parts. Use of other
than designated parts may damage this unit internally or may not
securely install the unit in place. This may cause parts to become
loose resulting in hazards or product failure.
(Check with your dealer if you are not sure.) Failure to do so may
result in fire, etc.
BEFORE WIRING, DISCONNECT THE CABLE FROM THE
NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL.
Failure to do so may result in electric shock or injury due to
electrical shorts.
DO NOT ALLOW CABLES TO BECOME ENTANGLED IN
SURROUNDING OBJECTS.
Arrange wiring and cables in compliance with the manual to
prevent obstructions when driving. Cables or wiring that obstruct
or hang up on places such as the steering wheel, gear lever, brake
pedals, etc. can be extremely hazardous.
DO NOT SPLICE INTO ELECTRICAL CABLES.
Never cut away cable insulation to supply power to other
equipment. Doing so will exceed the current carrying capacity of
the wire and result in fire or electric shock.
DO NOT DAMAGE PIPE OR WIRING WHEN DRILLING
HOLES.
When drilling holes in the chassis for installation, take
precautions so as not to contact, damage or obstruct pipes, fuel
lines, tanks or electrical wiring. Failure to take such precautions
may result in fire.
DO NOT USE BOLTS OR NUTS IN THE BRAKE OR
STEERING SYSTEMS TO MAKE GROUND CONNECTIONS.
Bolts or nuts used for the brake or steering systems (or any other
safety-related system), or tanks should NEVER be used for
installations or ground connections. Using such parts could
disable control of the vehicle and cause fire etc.
KEEP SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS BATTERIES OUT OF THE
REACH OF CHILDREN.
Swallowing them may result in serious injury.
If swallowed, consult a physician immediately.
DO NOT INSTALL IN LOCATIONS WHICH MIGHT HINDER
VEHICLE OPERATION, SUCH AS THE STEERING WHEEL
OR GEARSHIFT.
Doing so may obstruct forward vision or hamper movement etc.
and results in serious accident.
IMPORTANT
Please record the serial number of your unit in the space provided
below and keep it as a permanent record. The serial number plate is
located on the bottom of the unit.
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ARRANGE THE WIRING SO IT IS NOT CRIMPED OR
PINCHED BY A SHARP METAL EDGE.
Route the cables and wiring away from moving parts (like the
seat rails) or sharp or pointed edges. This will prevent crimping
and damage to the wiring. If wiring passes through a hole in
metal, use a rubber grommet to prevent the wire’s insulation from
being cut by the metal edge of the hole.
DO NOT INSTALL IN LOCATIONS WITH HIGH MOISTURE
OR DUST.
Avoid installing the unit in locations with high incidence of
moisture or dust. Moisture or dust that penetrates into this unit
may result in product failure.
Precautions
• Be sure to disconnect the cable from the (–) battery post before
installing your CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811. This will
reduce any chance of damage to the unit in case of a shortcircuit.
• Be sure to connect the color coded leads according to the
diagram. Incorrect connections may cause the unit to
malfunction or damage to the vehicle's electrical system.
• When making connections to the vehicle's electrical system, be
aware of the factory installed components (e.g. on-board
computer). Do not tap into these leads to provide power for
this unit. When connecting the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA9811 to the fuse box, make sure the fuse for the intended
circuit of the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811 has the
appropriate amperage. Failure to do so may result in damage to
the unit and/or the vehicle. When in doubt, consult your
ALPINE dealer.
• The CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811 uses female RCA-type
jacks for connection to other units (e.g. amplifier) having RCA
connectors. You may need an adaptor to connect other units. If
so, please contact your authorized ALPINE dealer for
assistance.
• Be sure to connect the speaker (–) leads to the speaker (–)
terminal. Never connect left and right channel speaker cables
to each other or to the vehicle body.
SERIAL NUMBER:
INSTALLATION DATE:
INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN:
PLACE OF PURCHASE:
Connect each input lead coming from an amplifier
or equalizer to the corresponding output lead
coming from the left rear of the CDA-9815/CDA9813/CDA-9811. Connect all other leads of the CDA9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811 according to details
described in the CONNECTlONS section.
Installation
Metal plate
Detachable
Front panel
3
Caution
When you install this unit in your car, do not remove the
detachable front panel.
If the detachable front panel is removed during installation, you
might press too hard and warp the metal plate that holds it in
place.
Caution
Do not block the unit’s fan or heat sink, thus preventing air
circulation. If blocked, heat will accumulate inside the unit and
may cause a fire.
Air ventilation hole
Air ventilation hole
(Rear of CDA-9811)
1
(Rear of CDA-9813/CDA-9815)
Lock Pin
Slide the CDA-9815/CDA-9813/CDA-9811 into the
dashboard. When the unit is in place, make sure
the locking pins are fully seated in the down
position. This can be done by pressing firmly in on
the unit while pushing the locking pin down with a
small screwdriver. This ensures that the unit is
properly locked and will not accidentally come out
from the dashboard. Install the detachable front
panel.
Removal
1 Remove the detachable front panel.
Mounting Sleeve
(Included)
2 Use a small screwdriver (or similar tool) to push the
locking pins to the “up” position (see above drawing).
As each pin is unlocked, gently pull out on the unit to
make sure it does not re-lock before unlocking the
second pin.
Dashboard
3 Pull the unit out, keeping it unlocked as you do so.
<JAPANESE CAR>
this unit
Slide the mounting sleeve into the dashboard.
2
Face Plate
Screw
Hex Nut (M5)
*2
Metal
Mounting
Strap
Bolt Stud
Screws (M5 × 8)
(Included)
1
*
this unit
this unit
Ground Lead
Ground Lead
*3
Chassis
Reinforce the head unit with the metal mounting
strap (not supplied). Secure the ground lead of the
unit to a clean metal spot using a screw (*1) already
attached to the vehicle's chassis.
Mounting Bracket
• Secure the ground lead of the unit to a clean metal spot using a
screw (*3) already attached to the vehicle's chassis.
• For the screw marked “*2”, use an appropriate screw for the
chosen mounting location.
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Connections for CDA-9811
1
POWER ANT
2
Blue/White
REMOTE
TURN-ON
3
Pink/Black
AUDIO
INTERRUPT IN
4
Red
IGNITION
5
Yellow
BATTERY
6
Black
GND
7
Blue
Antenna
To power antenna
8
To amplifier or equalizer
Gray
~
,
-
9
:
Ai-NET
!
SPEAKER
Gray/
RIGHT FRONT Black
"
Violet/
Black
#
Violet
$
Green
%
Green/
Black
&
White/
Black
(
White
)
SPEAKER
RIGHT REAR
SPEAKER
LEFT REAR
NORM EQ/DIV
∗1
To vehicle phone
SPEAKER
LEFT FRONT
Ignition Key
Battery
Speakers
Front right
Rear right
Rear left
Front left
+
CD Changer
(Sold Separately)
Speakers
Front Left
/
Amplifier
Front Right
Rear Left
/
Amplifier
Rear Right
.
* 1 The label is attached on the bottom of the unit.
36-EN
/
Amplifier
Subwoofers
1 Antenna Receptacle
$ Right Rear (+) Speaker Output Lead (Violet)
2 Power Antenna Lead (Blue)
Connect this lead to the +B terminal of your power antenna,
if applicable.
% Left Rear (+) Speaker Output Lead (Green)
This lead should be used only for controlling the vehicle's power
antenna. Do not use this lead to turn on an amplifier, or a signal
processor, etc.
) Left Front (+) Speaker Output Lead (White)
3 Remote Turn-On Lead (Blue/White)
Connect this lead to the remote turn-on lead of your
amplifier or signal processor.
4 Audio Interrupt In Lead (Pink/Black)
& Left Rear (–) Speaker Output Lead (Green/Black)
( Left Front (–) Speaker Output Lead (White/Black)
~ Ai-NET Connector
Connect this to the output or input connector of another
device (CD Changer, Equalizer, etc.) equipped with Ai-NET.
You can input TV/video sound by connecting an optional AiNET/RCA Interface cable (KCA-121B) to this component.
5 Switched Power Lead (Ignition) (Red)
Connect this lead to an open terminal on the vehicle's fuse
box or another unused power source which provides (+)12V
only when the ignition is turned on or in the accessory
position.
+ Ai-NET Cable (Included with CD Changer)
6 Battery Lead (Yellow)
Connect this lead to the positive (+) post of the vehicle's
battery.
. Subwoofer RCA Connectors
RED is right and WHITE is left.
7 Ground Lead (Black)
Connect this lead to a good chassis ground on the vehicle.
Make sure the connection is made to bare metal and is
securely fastened using the sheet metal screw provided.
8 Choke Coil with Fuse Holder
(15A)
9 Power Supply Connector
, Front Output RCA Connectors
RED is right and WHITE is left.
- Rear Output RCA Connectors
RED is right and WHITE is left.
/ RCA Extension Cable (sold separately)
: System Switch
When connecting a processor or divider using Ai-NET, place
this switch in the EQ/DIV position. When no device is
connected, leave the switch in the NORM position.
Be sure to turn the power off to the unit before changing the
switch position.
! Right Front (+) Speaker Output Lead (Gray)
" Right Front (–) Speaker Output Lead (Gray/Black)
# Right Rear (–) Speaker Output Lead (Violet/Black)
To prevent noise/interference in the audio system.
• Locate the unit and route the leads at least 10 cm away from the car harness.
• Keep the battery power leads as far away from other leads as possible.
• Connect the ground lead securely to a bare metal spot (remove any paint, dirt or grease if necessary) of the car chassis.
• If you add an optional noise suppressor, connect it as far away from the unit as possible. Your Alpine dealer carries various noise
suppressors, contact them for further information.
• Your Alpine dealer knows best about noise prevention measures so consult your dealer for further information.
37-EN
Connections for CDA-9815/CDA-9813
1
Blue
POWER ANT
Antenna
2
To power antenna
Blue/White
REMOTE
TURN-ON
3
Pink/Black
AUDIO
INTERRUPT IN
4
Orange
ILLUMINATION
5
To amplifier or equalizer
To vehicle phone
To instrument cluster illumination lead
9
Red
IGNITION
6
Yellow
BATTERY
7
Black
GND
8
Gray
"
Gray/
Black
#
Violet/
Black
$
Violet
%
Green
&
Green/
Black
(
White/
Black
)
White
~
SPEAKER
RIGHT FRONT
; F/R Sub. W
!
SPEAKER
RIGHT REAR
X-OVER
+
∗1
3WAY
<
EQ/DIV
SPEAKER
LEFT REAR
Ai-NET
∗1
NORM
SPEAKER
LEFT FRONT
Ignition Key
Battery
Speakers
Front right
Rear right
Rear left
Front left
,
CD Changer
(Sold Separately)
-
:
Speakers
Front Left
Amplifier
Front Right
.
:
Rear Left
Amplifier
Rear Right
/
:
Amplifier
* 1 The label is attached on the bottom of the unit.
38-EN
Subwoofers
1 Antenna Receptacle
# Right Front (–) Speaker Output Lead (Gray/Black)
2 Power Antenna Lead (Blue)
Connect this lead to the +B terminal of your power antenna,
if applicable.
$ Right Rear (–) Speaker Output Lead (Violet/Black)
This lead should be used only for controlling the vehicle's power
antenna. Do not use this lead to turn on an amplifier, or a signal
processor, etc.
3 Remote Turn-On Lead (Blue/White)
Connect this lead to the remote turn-on lead of your
amplifier or signal processor.
4 Audio Interrupt In Lead (Pink/Black)
5 Illumination Lead (Orange)
This lead may be connected to the vehicle's instrument
cluster illumination lead. This will allow the backlighting of
the unit to dim whenever the vehicle's lights are turned on.
6 Switched Power Lead (Ignition) (Red)
Connect this lead to an open terminal on the vehicle's fuse
box or another unused power source which provides (+)12V
only when the ignition is turned on or in the accessory
position.
7 Battery Lead (Yellow)
Connect this lead to the positive (+) post of the vehicle's
battery.
8 Ground Lead (Black)
Connect this lead to a good chassis ground on the vehicle.
Make sure the connection is made to bare metal and is
securely fastened using the sheet metal screw provided.
9 Choke Coil with Fuse Holder
(20A)
! Power Supply Connector
" Right Front (+) Speaker Output Lead (Gray)
The X-Over Switch position for a two-way system
(frequency range is divided between highs for front/rear and
lows for the Subwoofer).
% Right Rear (+) Speaker Output Lead (Violet)
& Left Rear (+) Speaker Output Lead (Green)
( Left Rear (–) Speaker Output Lead (Green/Black)
) Left Front (–) Speaker Output Lead (White/Black)
~ Left Front (+) Speaker Output Lead (White)
+ Ai-NET Connector
Connect this to the output or input connector of other
product (CD Changer, Equalizer, etc.) equipped with AiNET.
You can input TV/video sound by connecting an optional AiNET/RCA Interface cable (KCA-121B) to this component.
, Ai-NET Cable (Included with CD Changer)
- Front Output RCA Connectors
RED is right and WHITE is left.
. Rear Output RCA Connectors
RED is right and WHITE is left.
/ Subwoofer RCA Connectors
RED is right and WHITE is left.
: RCA Extension Cable (Sold Separately)
; Setting the 3WAY/2 WAY switch
Set the 3way/2way switch according to your audio system.
< System Switch
When connecting a processor or divider using Ai-NET, place
this switch in the EQ/DIV position. When no device is
connected, leave the switch in the NORM position.
Be sure to turn the power off to the unit before changing the
switch position.
The X-Over Switch position for a three-way system whose
frequency range is divided among the highs (Front), mids
(Rear), and lows (Subwoofer).
The position of the X-Over switch : F/R/Sub-W
The position of the X-Over switch: 3WAY
Front high range
speaker (L)
Front high range
speaker (R)
High range
speaker (L)
High range
speaker (R)
Rear high range
speaker (L)
Rear high range
speaker (R)
Mid range
speaker (L)
Mid range
speaker (R)
Low range
speaker (L)
Low range
speaker (R)
Low range
speaker (L)
Low range
speaker (R)
Output of this unit :
Front output
Rear output
SUB-W output
• Use the SUB-W output cord to connect the unit to the low range speaker.
• You can use the built-in amplifier to output the front output/rear output.
• You cannot adjust the fader when set to 3WAY.
To prevent noise/interference in the audio system.
• Locate the unit and route the leads at least 10 cm away from the car harness.
• Keep the battery power leads as far away from other leads as possible.
• Connect the ground lead securely to a bare metal spot (remove any paint, dirt or grease if necessary) of the car chassis.
• If you add an optional noise suppressor, connect it as far away from the unit as possible. Your Alpine dealer carries various noise
suppressors, contact them for further information.
• Your Alpine dealer knows best about noise prevention measures so consult your dealer for further information.
39-EN
LIMITED WARRANTY
ALPINE ELECTRONICS OF AMERICA, INC. AND ALPINE OF CANADA INC. ("Alpine"), are dedicated to quality
craftsmanship and are pleased to offer this Warranty. We suggest that you read it thoroughly. Should you have any
questions, please contact your Dealer or Alpine at one of the telephone numbers listed below.
This Warranty covers Car Audio/Visual Products and
Related Accessories ("the product"). Products purchased in
the Canada are covered only in the Canada. Products
purchased in the U.S.A. are covered only in the U.S.A.
2 You should provide a detailed description of the
problem(s) for which service is required.
3 You must supply proof of your purchase of the product.
4 You must package the product securely to avoid
damage during shipment.
[LENGTH OF WARRANTY:
[HOW WE LIMIT IMPLIED WARRANTIES:
This Warranty is in effect for one year from the date of the
first consumer purchase.
All Alpine Car Audio analog tape heads excluding Video
tape heads are warranted for life against manufacturing
defects causing failure.
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING FITNESS FOR
USE AND MERCHANTABILITY ARE LIMITED IN
DURATION TO THE PERIOD OF THE EXPRESS
WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE AND NO PERSON IS
AUTHORIZED TO ASSUME FOR ALPINE ANY OTHER
LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE OF THE
PRODUCT.
[WHO IS COVERED:
[HOW WE EXCLUDE CERTAIN DAMAGES:
This Warranty only covers the original purchaser of the
product, who must reside in the United States, Puerto Rico
or Canada.
ALPINE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR
INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
CAUSED BY THE PRODUCT. THE TERM "INCIDENTAL
DAMAGES" REFERS TO EXPENSES OF
TRANSPORTING THE PRODUCT TO THE ALPINE
SERVICE CENTER, LOSS OF THE ORIGINAL
PURCHASER'S TIME, LOSS OF THE USE OF THE
PRODUCT, BUS FARES, CAR RENTALS OR OTHERS
COSTS RELATING TO THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF
THE PRODUCT. THE TERM "CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES" REFERS TO THE COST OF REPAIRING OR
REPLACING OTHER PROPERTY WHICH IS DAMAGED
WHEN THIS PRODUCT DOES NOT WORK PROPERLY.
THE REMEDIES PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY
ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHERS.
[PRODUCTS COVERED:
[LIFETIME TAPE HEAD WARRANTY:
[WHAT IS COVERED:
This Warranty covers defects in materials or workmanship
(parts and labor) in the product.
[WHAT IS NOT COVERED:
This Warranty does not cover the following:
1 Damage occurring during shipment of the product to
Alpine for repair (claims must be presented to the
carrier).
2 Damage caused by accident, abuse, negligence,
misuse, improper connections, improper operation or
failure to follow instructions contained in the Owner's
manual.
3 Damage caused by act of God, including without
limitation, earthquake, fire, flood, storms or other acts of
nature.
4 Any cost or expense related to the removal or
reinstallation of the product.
5 Service performed by an unauthorized person, company
or association.
6 Any product which has the serial number defaced,
altered or removed.
7 Any product which has been adjusted, altered or
modified without Alpine's consent.
8 Any product not distributed by Alpine within the United
States, Puerto Rico or Canada.
9 Any product not purchased from an Authorized Alpine
Dealer.
! Any product that has been determined to contain an
excessive amount of dust or dirt and any product that
contains other contaminants including liquid or foreign
objects.
[HOW TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE:
1 You are responsible for delivery of the product to an
Authorized Alpine Service Center or Alpine for repair
and for payment of any initial shipping charges. Alpine
will, at its option, repair or replace the product with a
new or reconditioned product without charge. If the
repairs are covered by the warranty, and if the product
was shipped to an Authorized Alpine Service Center or
Alpine, Alpine will pay the return shipping charges.
[HOW STATE/PROVINCIAL LAW RELATES TO THE
WARRANTY:
This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may
also have other rights which vary form state to state and
province to province. In addition, some states/provinces do
not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts,
and some do not allow the exclusion or limitation of
incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly,
limitations as to these matters contained herein may not
apply to you.
[IN CANADA ONLY:
This Warranty is not valid unless your Alpine car audio
product has been installed in your vehicle by an Authorized
Installation Center, and this warranty stamped upon
installation by the installation center.
[HOW TO CONTACT CUSTOMER SERVICE:
Should the product require service, please call the following
number for your nearest Authorized Alpine Service Center.
U.S.A.
CANADA
1-800-ALPINE-1 (1-800-257-4631)
1-800-ALPINE-1 (1-800-257-4631)
Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., 19145 Gramercy Place, Torrance, California 90501, U.S.A.
Alpine Electronics of Canada, Inc., Suite 203, 7300 Warden Ave. Markham, Ontario, L3R 9Z6, Canada
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