Sony | MEX-DV1700U | Installation/Connections Manual | Sony MEX-DV1700U Installation/Connections Manual

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Cautions
B
This unit is designed for negative ground (earth) 12 V
DC operation only.
Do not get the leads under a screw, or caught in moving
parts (e.g. seat railing).
Before making connections, turn the car ignition off to
avoid short circuits.
Connect the yellow and red power supply leads only
after all other leads have been connected.
Run all ground (earth) leads to a common ground
(earth) point.
Be sure to insulate any loose unconnected leads with
electrical tape for safety.
The use of optical instruments with this product will
increase eye hazard.
FRONT
AUDIO OUT
VIDEO OUT
Monitor
(not supplied)
Multi Disc Player
Satellite radio tuner
(SiriusXM)*
REAR / SUB
AUDIO OUT
*not supplied
SIRIUSXM IN
Installation/Connections
Notes on the power supply lead (yellow)
When connecting this unit in combination with other
stereo components, the connected car circuit’s rating
must be higher than the sum of each component’s fuse.
When no car circuits are rated high enough, connect
the unit directly to the battery.
Parts Iist
The numbers in the list are keyed to those in the
instructions.
The bracket  and the protection collar  are
attached to the unit before shipping. Before mounting
the unit, use the release keys  to remove the bracket
 from the unit. For details, see “Removing the
protection collar and the bracket ()” on the reverse
side of the sheet.
Keep the release keys  for future use as they are
also necessary if you remove the unit from your
car.
Caution
Handle the bracket  carefully to avoid injuring your
fingers.
*1 RCA pin cord (not supplied)
*2 AUDIO OUT can be switched SUB or REAR. For details, see the
supplied Operating Instructions.
*3 Auxiliary device such as hideaway navigation device, TV tuner
box, etc.
*4 Separate adaptor may be required.
5
* U.S. models only.
*6 For details on connecting to the parking brake switch cord, see
“Connecting the parking brake cord ()” on the reverse side.
*1

Connection example
Notes (-A)
Be sure to connect the ground (earth) lead before connecting the
amplifier.
The alarm will only sound if the built-in amplifier is used.
*1
Satellite radio tuner
(SiriusXM)*5
Monitor (not supplied)
FRONT
AUDIO OUT
MEX-DV1707U/MEX-DV1700U
Catch
Note
Before installing, make sure that the catches on both sides of the bracket
 are bent inwards 2 mm (3/32 in). If the catches are straight or bent
outwards, the unit will not be installed securely and may spring out.
Connection diagram
To a metal surface of the car
*3
First connect the black ground (earth) lead, then connect the yellow
and red power supply leads.
To the power antenna (aerial) control lead or
power supply lead of antenna (aerial) booster
REAR / SUB
AUDIO OUT*2
Notes
It is not necessary to connect this lead if there is no power
antenna (aerial) or antenna (aerial) booster, or with a
manually-operated telescopic antenna (aerial).
When your car has a built-in FM/AM antenna (aerial) in the rear/
side glass, see “Notes on the control and power supply leads.”
AUX AUDIO IN
VIDEO OUT
SIRIUSXM
IN*5
*1
To AMP REMOTE IN of an optional power
amplifier
This connection is only for amplifiers. Connecting any other system
may damage the unit.
To a car’s illumination signal


Be sure to connect the black ground (earth) lead to a metal surface
of the car first.

To the +12 V power terminal which is energized
in the accessory position of the ignition switch
from car antenna (aerial)
Notes
If there is no accessory position, connect to the +12 V power
(battery) terminal which is energized at all times.
Be sure to connect the black ground (earth) lead to a metal
surface of the car first.
When your car has a built-in FM/AM antenna (aerial) in the rear/
side glass, see “Notes on the control and power supply leads.”
REMOTE
IN*4
Fuse (10 A)
×2
To the +12 V power terminal which is energized



*
at all times
Be sure to connect the black ground (earth) lead to a metal surface
of the car first.
*
REM OUT
To the parking brake switch cord
Blue/white striped
Notes on the control and power supply leads
REM OUT lead (blue/white striped) supplies +12 V DC when you turn
on the unit.
 When your car has built-in FM/AM antenna (aerial) in the rear/side
glass, connect REM OUT lead (blue/white striped) or the accessory
power supply lead (red) to the power terminal of the existing antenna
(aerial) booster. For details, consult your dealer.
A power antenna (aerial) without a relay box cannot be used with this
unit.
Max. supply current 0.4 A
×4
Memory hold connection
When the yellow power supply lead is connected, power will always be
supplied to the memory circuit even when the ignition switch is turned
off.
White
*except for U.S. models
Left
White/black striped
Equipment used in illustrations (not supplied)
Notes on speaker connection
Before connecting the speakers, turn the unit off.
Use speakers with an impedance of 4 to 8 ohms, and with adequate
power handling capacities to avoid its damage.
Do not connect the speaker terminals to the car chassis, or connect the
terminals of the right speakers with those of the left speaker.
Do not connect the ground (earth) lead of this unit to the negative (–)
terminal of the speaker.
Do not attempt to connect the speakers in parallel.
Connect only passive speakers. Connecting active speakers (with
built-in amplifiers) to the speaker terminals may damage the unit.
To avoid a malfunction, do not use the built-in speaker leads installed
in your car if the unit shares a common negative (–) lead for the right
and left speakers.
Do not connect the unit’s speaker leads to each other.
Black
Gray
Orange/white striped
Right
ILLUMINATION
Gray/black striped
Front speaker
Notes on connection
If speaker and amplifier are not connected correctly, “FAILURE”
appears in the display. In this case, make sure the speaker and
amplifier are connected correctly.
If you are to use the monitor for the rear seats, connect the parking
brake switch cord to the ground (earth).
Red
Subwoofer
Green
Left
Green/black striped
Rear speaker
Yellow
Power amplifier
Purple
Right
Purple/black striped
Light green
PARKING BRAKE
*6
A
Foot brake type
Hand brake type
Parking brake switch cord
Parking brake switch cord
1
Front panel release button
B
2

Face the hook inwards.






1
2
3
Precautions
Choose the installation location carefully so that the
unit will not interfere with normal driving operations.
Avoid installing the unit in areas subject to dust, dirt,
excessive vibration, or high temperatures, such as in
direct sunlight or near heater ducts.
Use only the supplied mounting hardware for a safe and
secure installation.
Dashboard
Fire wall


Mounting angle adjustment
Adjust the mounting angle to less than 45°.

Connecting the parking brake
cord

Be sure to connect the parking cord (Light green) of 
to the parking brake switch cord. The mounting position
of the parking brake switch cord depends on your car.
Consult your car dealer or your nearest Sony dealer for
further details.
Claws

Removing the protection
collar and the bracket
Before installing the unit, remove the protection
collar  and the bracket  from the unit.
1 Remove the protection collar .
2
A TOYOTA
B NISSAN
Pinch both edges of the protection collar , then
pull it out.
Remove the bracket .
Insert both release keys  together between
the unit and the bracket  until they click.
Pull down the bracket , then pull up the unit
to separate.
Mounting example

Installation in the dashboard
size
5 × max. 8 mm
(7/32 × max. 5/16 in)
Notes
Bend these claws outward for a tight fit, if necessary (-2).
Make sure that the 4 catches on the protection collar  are properly
engaged in the slots of the unit (-3).
to dashboard/center console
to dashboard/center console
Mounting the unit in a
Japanese car
You may not be able to install this unit in some makes of
Japanese cars. In such a case, consult your Sony dealer.

Bracket
size
5 × max. 8 mm
(7/32 × max. 5/16 in)

Bracket
Bracket
Existing parts supplied with your car
Before installing the unit, detach the front panel.
-A To detach
Before detaching the front panel, be sure to press and
hold . Press the front panel release
button, and pull it off towards you.
-B To attach
Engage part  of the front panel with part  of the unit,
as illustrated, and push the left side into position until it
clicks.
Warning if your car’s ignition
has no ACC position
Be sure to set the Auto Off function. For details, see the
supplied Operating Instructions.
The unit will shut off completely and automatically in the
set time after the unit is turned off, which prevents
battery drain.
If you do not set the Auto Off function, press and hold
 until the display disappears each time
you turn the ignition off.
Fuse replacement
When replacing the fuse, be sure to
use one matching the amperage
rating stated on the original fuse. If
the fuse blows, check the power
connection and replace the fuse. If
the fuse blows again after
replacement, there may be an
internal malfunction. In such a case,
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Fuse (10 A)

size
5 × max. 8 mm
(7/32 × max. 5/16 in)
How to detach and attach the
front panel
size
5 × max. 8 mm
(7/32 × max. 5/16 in)
Bracket
Existing parts supplied with your car
Note
To prevent malfunction, install only with the supplied screws .
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