Installation and Owner·s Manual

Installation and Owner·s Manual
Marine RF Remote Control
Installation and Owner·s Manual
Installing the MRF40 receiver
Connect the 3.5mm cable to the REMOTE IN input on the back of the radio.
Connect the black wire from the MRF40 receiver to a good ground (-)
source. Typically. the ground wire connection from the radio wiring
harness can be used.
Connect the red wire from the MRF40 receiver to a 12 volt accessory
switched power source. This may be connected to the red accessory
power wire at the radio wiring harness.
Note: The wiring can be extended up to 20 feet if required. A standard 3.5mm
extension cable can be used to extend the REMOTE IN 3.5mm connector. but
depending on the quality of the wiring. performance may be affected. Always
test any wiring extensions to ensure proper performance from the RF remote
control before performing the installation.
See illustration below for connection details.
3.5mm Cable
Connect to the RF REMOTE IN
at the back of the radio
Red Wire(+)
Connect to a switc!Md .ccessory
12-volt power aource
Black Wire (-)
Connect to a chassis or battery
ground aource
Initial setup
Turn on the power to the radio and MRF40 receiver. A blue LED should be
visible through the top of the receiver.
Link the MRF40 remote to the receiver by pressing and holding the MUTE
button on the MRF40 remote for 5 seconds. while the remote is within
3 feet of the receiver. The LED on the receiver will flash to confirm the
connection. Note: this step must be repeated if the battery is removed
from the MRF40 remote.
Mounting the MRF40 receiver
Locate a mounting location that is away from hot or moving parts. and a
location that is protected from splashing water.
Mounting the receiver in a higher location will ensure maximum RF signal
Mount the receiver using screws or cable ties.
Note: RF Remote vs. IR Remote
The RF remote signal has the ability to penetrate bulkheads and obstacles.
while the IR remote requires a direct line of sight to the receiver to function.
The RF remote is effective when in other cabins or around the vessel.
Button Functions
Volume Down
Volume Up
Track/Tune Up
Track/Tune Down
Replacing the Battery
Opening the MRF40 Remote
Using a small screwdriver or pick
tool. carefully remove the 3 rubber
plugs on the backside of the MRF40
remote control. exposing the screws.
Using a small Phillips screwdriver.
remove the 3 screws. saving
the screws and rubber plugs for
reassembly. Carefully remove the
back cover and set aside.
Changing the Battery
Remove the installed battery by sliding
the battery out of the its slot to the left.
Install a new CR2032 battery by sliding
it into the battery slot. Ensure the
positive (+) side of the battery is facing
Replacing the Battery
Replacing the Back Cover
Carefully place the back cover
on the MRF40 remote. Ensure
the edges of the back cover fit
inside the groove in the rubber
Reinstalling the Screws and
Rubber Plugs
While holding the back cover in
place. insert the 3 screws back in
the holes using a small Phillips
screwdriver. Do not overtighten
the screws. or the waterproof seal
may be damaged. Replace the
rubber plugs securely.
FCC Compliance
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference. and
(2) this device must accept any interference received. including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
Warning: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class 8
digital device. pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates. uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and. if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions. may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Only shielded interface cable should be used.
Finally. any changes or modifications to the equipment by the user not expressly approved
by the grantee or manufacturer could void the users authority to operate such equipment.
ICC Compliance
This Class [8] digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003
This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may
also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Dual Electronics Corp. warrants this product to the
original purchaser to be free from defects in material
and workmanship for a period of one year from the date
of the original purchase.
What to do?
1. Before you call for service. check the troubleshooting
guide in your owner's manual. A slight adjustment of
any custom controls may save you a service call.
2. If you require service during the warranty period.
you must carefully pack the product (preferably
in the original package) and ship it by prepaid
transportation with a copy of the original receipt from
the retailer to an
authorized service center.
Dual Electronics Corp. agrees. at our option. during
the warranty period. to repair any defect in material or
workmanship or to furnish an equal new. renewed or
comparable product (whichever is deemed necessary) in
exchange without charges. subject to verification of the
defect or malfunction and proof of the date of purchase.
Subsequent replacement products are warranted for the
balance of the original warranty period.
3. Please describe your problem in writing and include
your name. a return UPS shipping address (P.O. Box
not acceptable). and a daytime phone number with
your shipment.
Who is covered? This warranty is extended to the
original retail purchaser for products purchased from an
authorized Dual dealer and used in the U.S.A.
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nearest authorized service center please contact us
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damage resulting from accident. misuse. abuse. neglect.
product modification. improper installation. incorrect
line voltage. unauthorized repair or failure to follow
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