LG | VCX530UB | LG VCX530UB Owner’s Manual

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OWNER’S MANUAL
SMART CAR AUDIO
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
VCX530IP / VCX530UB
2
Getting Started
Safety Information
CAUTION
1
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
or any functions. Pull over in a safe and
legal manner before attempting such
operations.
Do not use for many hours
at extremely low or high
temperature. (-10 °C to 60 °C)
Getting Started
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER
(OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS
INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
SERVICE PERSONNEL.
To reduce the risk of electric
shock, do not remove the cover
or back of this product. There
are no user-serviceable parts inside. Refer
servicing to qualified service personnel.
This lightning flash with
arrowhead symbol within
an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to
the presence of uninsulated
dangerous voltage within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
To reduce the risk of fire or
electric shock, do not expose this
product to dripping or splashing
water, rain, or moisture.
The exclamation point within
an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to
the presence of important
operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the literature
accompanying the product.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment
in a confined space such as a book case or
similar unit.
Always operate the vehicle in
a safe manner. Do not become
distracted by the vehicle while
driving, and always be fully aware of all
driving condition. Do not change settings,
The temperature of unit’s outside
can be extremely high, please use
the unit after proper installation
in your vehicle.
This unit cannot play 8 cm disc
(use 12 cm disc only).
While driving, keep the sound
volume at a proper level.
Do not drop it and avoid heavy
impacts at anytime.
This unit is for vehicles with a
12-volt battery and negative
grounding. Before installing it in
a recreational vehicle, lorry or bus, check
the battery voltage. To avoid shorts in the
electrical system, be sure to disconnect
the E battery cable before beginning the
installation.
Disposal of waste batteries/
accumulators
CAUTION: This product employs a Laser
System.To ensure proper use of this
product, please read this owner’s manual
carefully and retain it for future reference.
Shall the unit require maintenance,
contact an authorized service centre.
Use of controls, adjustments or the
performance of procedures other than
those specified herein may result in
hazardous radiation exposure.
To prevent direct exposure to laser beam,
do not try to open the enclosure.
This device is equipped with a portable
battery or accumulator.
Safe way to remove the battery or the
battery from the equipment:
Remove the old battery or battery pack,
follow the steps in reverse order than the
assembly. To prevent contamination of
the environment and bring on possible
threat to human and animal health, the
old battery or the battery put it in the
appropriate container at designated
collection points. Do not dispose of
batteries or battery together with other
waste. It is recommended that you
use local, free reimbursement systems
batteries and accumulators.
The battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or
the like.
1. When this crossed-out
wheeled bin symbol is attached
to batteries/accumulators of Your
product it means they are covered by
European Directive 2006/66/EC.
2. This symbol may be combined with
chemical symbols for mercury(Hg),
cadmium(Cd) or lead(Pb) if the battery
Contains more that 0.0005% of
mercury,0.002% of cadmium or 0.004% of
lead.
3. All batteries/accumulators should be
disposed separately from the municipal
waste stream via designated collection
facilities appointed by the government or
the local authorities.
4. The correct disposal of Your old
batteries/accumulators will help to
prevent potential negative consequences
for the environment, animal and human
health.
5. For more detailed information
about disposal of Your old batteries/
accumulators, please contact Your city
office, waste disposal service or the shop
where You purchased the product.
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Disposal of your old appliance
1.When this crossed-out wheeled
bin symbol is attached to a
product it means the product
is covered by the European
Directive 2002/96/EC.
2. All electrical and electronic products
shall be disposed of separately from the
municipal waste stream via designated
collection facilities appointed by the
government or the local authorities.
3. The correct disposal of your old
appliance will help prevent potential
negative consequences for the
environment and human health.
4. For more detailed information about
disposal of your old appliance, please
contact your city office, waste disposal
service or the shop where you purchased
the product.
LG Electronics hereby declares that this/
these product(s) is/are in compliance
with the essential requirements and other
relevant provisions of Directive 2006/95/
EC and ECE Regulation 10.03 (3.2.9).
European Standards Centre:
Krijgsman 1, 1186 DM Amstelveen
The Netherlands
 Please note that this is NOT a Customer
Service contact point. For Customer
Service Information, see Warranty
Card or contact the dealer that you
purchased this product.
Table of Contents
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Getting Started
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Safety Information
Front panel
Remote control
– Battery Installation
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Connecting
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Installation
Connection
– Connecting to a car
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Operating
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Operation
– Basic operations
– Turning off the sound
temporarily
– Using EQ (Equalizer)
– Using 3D SOUND
– Checking the clock
– Turning off the display light
– Resetting the unit
– Adjusting the general
settings
Listening to a CD
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– Pausing or restarting CD
playback
– Searching for a section
within a track / file
– Skipping to another track/
file
– Moving to another MP3/
WMA file/folder
– Checking information
about your music
– Playing back tracks / files
in a way you want
Listening to music from an
external device
– Preventing radical changes
in volume as switching
sources
Listening to the radio
– Storing desired
frequencies manually
– Listening to a preset
station
– Adjusting TUNER settings
Using an USB device
– Moving to another drive
– Playable USB device
Requirement
– Recording to USB device
Listening to music by
connecting iPod/iPhone
(VCX530IP only)
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– Pausing or restarting
playback
– Searching for a section
within a file
– Skipping to another file
– Checking information
about your music
– Playing back files in a way
you want
– Playing back files by music
menus
– iPod / iPhone CONTROL
MODE
– Compatible iPod / iPhone
models
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Troubleshooting
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Troubleshooting
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Appendix
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Specifications
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Getting Started
g EQ / • 3D
Improves sound quality.
- When pressed, selects the EQ
function.
- When pressed and held, selects the
3D SOUND function.
Front panel
1
Getting Started
h Display window
i
Returns to the previous step.
j BAND
- Selects a band in Tuner mode.
- Moves to a next USB drive.
- Searches stations that have TA / TP
information, when it is pressed and
held. (optional)
iPod (VCX530IP only)
Activates iPod/iPhone CONTROL
MODE.
k FUNC
In each mode, sets playback items.
w
a T
Plays and pauses playback.
MUTE
Temporarily stops the sound.
b SRC
When pressed, selects function
sources.
•OFF
When pressed and held, powers unit
off.
c R
Ejects a disc.
d
ENTER / LIST
(Volume knob)
- Adjusts volume level.
- Confirms the settings.
- Checks tracks, files or preset
stations.
e Y/U
Skip / Search / Seek / Tune
f
R
Recording to USB.
l MENU
Activates setting menu.
m W/F
Enables the subwoofer.
n DISP
- Press it, you can check the clock
time.
- Press and hold it, you can turn
on/off the display window and the
light of LED buttons.
o Remote Sensor
p INT
Intro scan.
q RPT
Repeats playback.
r SHF
Shuffles playback.
s RESET hole
t AUX input jack
u W/S
- Moves 10 MP3 / WMA files
backward or forward if there is no
folder or one folder on a CD/ USB.
- Moves to the previous or next
folder if there are more than 2
folders on a CD/ USB.
v USB port
w Numeric buttons (1 to 6)
Selects a numbered preset station in
TUNER.
Getting Started
Remote control
h c/v
Skip / Search / Seek / Tune
> Caution
Battery Installation
 Use only one CR2025 (3 V) lithium
battery.
Type 1
b FUNC
When pressed, sets playback items in
each mode.
•MENU
When pressed and held, activates
setting menu.
c BAND
- Selects a band in Tuner mode.
- Activates iPod/iPhone CONTROL
MODE. (VCX530IP only)
DRV
Moves to a next USB drive.
d d/M Plays or pauses playback.
e SHF Shuffles playback.
f MUTE Temporarily stops the sound.
g VOLUME W / S
Adjusts volume level.
i DISP
- Press it, you can check the clock
time.
- Press and hold it, you can turn on/
off the display window and
the light of LED buttons.
j RPT
Repeats playback.
k INT
Intro scan.
l Numeric buttons (1 to 6)
Selects a numbered preset station in
TUNER.
 Remove the battery if the remote
control is not used for a long
period of time.
 Do not leave the product in a hot
or humid place.
 Do not handle the battery with
metallic tools.
 Do not store the battery with
metallic materials.
Type 2
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Getting Started
a SRC
When pressed, selects function
sources.
•OFF
When pressed and held, powers
unit off.
Returns to the previous step.
w/s
- List up / down
- Adjusts settings.
- Moves 10 MP3 / WMA tracks
backward or forward if there is no
folder or one folder on a CD/ USB.
- Moves to the previous or next
folder if there are more than 2
folders on a CD/ USB.
ENTER / LIST
- Confirms the settings.
- Checks tracks, files or preset stations.
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Connecting
Installation
Before installing, make sure that the ignition-switch is set to OFF and remove the terminal
of the car battery to avoid short-circuiting.
1. Position the unit to fit the screw holes of unit and bracket.
2. Tighten the screws 3 or 4 locations on each side.
(Brackets and screws are not supplied.)
2
Connecting
Bracket
Connecting
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Connection
Connecting to a car
Before installing, make sure that the ignition-switch is set to OFF and remove the terminal of the car battery to avoid short-circuiting.
Wired remote input (Black): Hard-wired control adapter can be connected. (Optional)
To Audio out
ab c d ab c d
e f g h e f g h
Sub-woofer Right
Front Right
Rear Right
Power
Antenna
Amplifier
> Caution
Control Relay
 When being connected in a wrong way, the unit displays as follows.
Antenna / Remote port short: "ANTENNA/ REMOTE ON PORT SHORT CIRCUIT
CHECK"
After connecting it again, restart the unit.
B f Power Antenna (Blue)
B c To Ignition (Red)
Sub-woofer
Ignition Switch
 Make sure that Antenna Out position to avoid damage of Antenna.
- Please turn off Radio before Ignition off.
- Please turn off Radio before entering the parking lot or Car wash.
B d To Battery (+) (Yellow)
B h Ground (-) (Black)
A
a
b
c
A
d
A
e
A
f
A
g
A
h
A
A
B a b e g Not connected
A a Gray : Front Right +
A b Gray / Black Stripe: Front Right A c Violet : Rear Right +
A d Violet / Black Stripe: Rear Right A e White : Front Left +
A f White / Black Stripe: Front Left A g Green : Rear Left +
A h Green / Black Stripe: Rear Left -
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Connecting
Sub-woofer Left
Front Left
Rear Left
To Audio in
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Operating
Operation
Basic operations
1. Turn the unit on by pressing any key
on the unit.
2. Select a source by pressing SRC.
3. Rotate the volume knob to adjust the
volume on the unit.
Or press VOLUME W / S on the
remote control.
Turning off the sound
temporarily
1. Press MUTE to turn off the sound
temporarily.
Or press MUTE on the remote control.
2. Press it again to cancel
3
Using EQ (Equalizer)
Operating
EQ is to increase or decrease the signal
strength of audio frequencies. The
function helps you to enjoy sound more
plentifully.
Press EQ on the unit repeatedly. The
indicator lights up in the following order.
FLAT / NATURAL / DYNAMIC /
B-BOOST / VOCAL / USER EQ
Using 3D SOUND
This mode delivers outstanding surround
sound. (FLAT / 3D SOUND)
1. Press and hold •3D.
2. Press and hold it again to cancel.
, Note
 3D SOUND is only available when
you use the CD/ USB. (Except iPod/
iPhone)
 When you are recording, 3D
SOUND will be turned off
automatically.
Checking the clock
1. Press DISP.
2. Press it again to cancel.
Turning off the display light
1. Press and hold DISP.
2. Press and hold it again to turn it on.
, Note
Under the light-off condition, press
any key, the light is turned on and
then off automatically if you don't
press it within a few seconds.
Resetting the unit
You can reset the unit when it does not
operate properly.
Press the RESET hole with a sharp object.
Adjusting the general
settings
You can adjust [SOUND], [LIGHT] and
[OTHER] settings.
On the unit
1. Press MENU.
2. Rotate the volume knob to select
[SOUND], [LIGHT], or [OTHER] and press
it.
3. Rotate the volume knob to select the
item and press it.
4. Rotate the volume knob clockwise or
counterclockwise to adjust the level.
5. Press the volume knob to confirm the
setting.
If you want to return to the previous
.
step, press
On the Remote Control
1. Press and hold FUNC / • MENU.
2. Press w / s to select [SOUND], [LIGHT],
or [OTHER] and press ENTER.
3. Press w / s to select the mode and
press ENTER.
4. Press w / s to adjust the level.
5. Press ENTER to confirm the setting.
If you want to return to the previous
step, press
.
For [SOUND] setting
You can adjust sound quality by
adjusting the level BALANCE (left/ right
speaker), FADER (front/ rear speaker), SW
(Subwoofer), SW-F (Subwoofer frequency).
- When you set the EQ to USER EQ mode. :
You can adjust the level of BAS (bass), MID
(middle), TRB (treble).
 SW (Subwoofer)
You can adjust the volume of
subwoofer.
 SW-F (Subwoofer frequency)
OFF/ SW 55 Hz/ SW 85 Hz/ SW 120 Hz
You can enable the subwoofer.
For [LIGHT] setting
You can adjust the light effects by
adjusting LED, DIM, or DIM LV.
 LED COL1 / COL2 / AUTO : You can
change the LED window color.
 DIM (Dimmer) OFF / ON : You can
change the brightness of the display
window during the power-on status.
Settings
Description
DIM ON
The display window
becomes dark.
DIM OFF
The display window
becomes bright.
 DIM LV (Dimmer Level) : When you set
DIM to ON, you can adjust the dimmer
level. (-2, -1, 0, +1, +2)
Operating
For [OTHER] setting
 AUX (Auxiliary) ON / OFF
It is possible to use auxiliary equipment
with this unit. Activate the auxiliary
setting when using auxiliary equipment
connected to this unit.
 DEMO OFF / ON
You can change the initial indication
on the display to information name
(function name, EQ name, etc...) while
listening to a source.
 BEEP 2ND / ALL
BEEP 2ND : The beep is generated
when a key is pressed for longer than 2
seconds.
BEEP ALL : The beep is generated when
any key is pressed.
Listening to a CD
1. Insert a CD.
2. Rotate the volume knob on the unit to
adjust the volume.
Or press VOLUME W / S on the
remote control.
Pausing or restarting CD
playback
1. PressT on the unit to pause
playback.
Or press d/M on the remote control.
2. Press it to resume playback.
Searching for a section
within a track / file
1. Press and hold Y/U on the unit
for about 1 second during playback.
Or press and hold c / v on
remote control.
2. Press T on the unit at the point you
want.
Or press d/M on the remote control.
Skipping to another track/
file
Press Y/U on the unit.
Or press c / v on the remote
control.
Or
1. Press the volume knob on the unit.
Or press ENTER on the remote control.
2. Rotate the volume knob on the unit
to select a desired ROOT or folder and
press it.
Or press w / s and press ENTER on the
remote control.
3. Rotate the volume knob on the unit to
select a desired track / file and press it.
Or press w / s and press ENTER on the
remote control.
, Note
To skip to the previous file after 3
seconds of playback, press Y
briefly twice.
Moving to another MP3/
WMA file/folder
Press W/S on the unit.
Or press w / s on the remote control.
- Moves 10 MP3 / WMA tracks backward
or forward if there is no folder or one
folder on a CD/USB.
- Moves to the previous or next folder if
there are more than 2 folders on a CD/
USB.
Checking information about
your music
MP3 / WMA files often come with tags.
The tag gives the Title, Artist or Album.
Press DISP repeatedly during MP3 / WMA
/ CD TEXT file playback. If there is no
information, "NO TEXT" will be shown in
the display window.
Playing back tracks / files in
a way you want
For using applicable buttons
1. Press INT / RPT / SHF.
2. Press it again to cancel.
Or
3
Operating
 CLK (Clock)
For the model RDS is not supported unit
or even for a RDS supported unit.
- When RDS CT information is not
received and then you set CT to OFF,
you can adjust the time by yourself.
Set the clock as follows ;
1. Select a source to TUNER.
2. Press the FUNC to select the CT and
then set CT to OFF. (Refer to the
" Adjusting TUNER settings " on
the page 11 for setting the CT
(Clock Time) ON / OFF.)
3. Press MENU on the unit to
select [OTHER] and then select CLK
by rotating the volume knob.
4. Set the hour by rotating the volume
knob.
5. Press the volume knob to confirm
the hour.
6. Set the minute by rotating the
volume knob.
7. Press the volume knob to confirm
the minute.
- When RDS CT information is received;
The clock is displayed according to
the RDS CT information.
- When RDS is not supported, set the
clock according to 3 to 7 steps.
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Operating
Using the FUNC button
On the unit
1. Press FUNC.
2. Rotate the volume knob to select an
item and press it.
3. Rotate the volume knob to select the
option.
4. Press the volume knob to set the
option.
If you want to return to the previous
step, press
.
On the Remote Control
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Operating
1. Press FUNC / • MENU.
2. Press w / s to select an item and press
it.
3. Press w / s to select the option.
4. Press ENTER to set the option.
If you want to return to the previous
step, press
.
 RPT (Repeat)
The current selected track/ file (1 RPT)
RPT) on the disc is played
or folder (
repeatedly.
 SHF (Shuffle)
Each files in the current selected folder
SHF) or all of the tracks / files (SHF)
(
on the disc is played randomly. During
random playback, even if you press
Y, you won't go back to the previous
track/ file.
 INT (Intro Scan)
The first 10 seconds of all tracks / files
(INT) or each files in the current selected
folder (
INT) on the disc are played.
, Note
MP3 / WMA Disc compatibility with
this unit is limited as follows:
1. Sampling Frequency / 8 kHz to
48 kHz (MP3) 22.05 kHz to 48 kHz
(WMA).
2. Bit rate / within 8 kbps to 320
kbps (include VBR) (MP3) 32 kbps
to 320 kbps (WMA).
3. CD-R / CD-RW file system should
be "ISO 9660".
4. If you record MP3 / WMA files
using software which cannot
create a FILE SYSTEM, for example
"Direct-CD" etc., it will not be
possible to playback MP3 / WMA
files. We recommend that you use
"Easy-CD Creator" which creates
an ISO 9660 file system.
You have to set the disc format
option to [Mastered] in order to
make the discs compatible with
the LG players when formatting
rewritable discs. When setting the
option to Live File System, you
cannot use it on LG players.
(Mastered / Live File System : Disc
format system for Windows Vista)
Customers should also note that
permission is required in order
to download MP3 / WMA files
and music from the Internet. Our
company has no right to grant
such permission. Permission
should always be sought from the
copyright owner.
Listening to music from
an external device
1. Connect an external device to the AUX
jack with line input cable.
2. Select a source to AUX.
3. Play the connected Auxiliary
Equipment.
Preventing radical changes in
volume as switching sources
Only when you set AUX to ON as
switching sources, you can adjust the
volume level of each source to prevent
radical changes in volume by selecting
GAIN 0 / +3 / +6.
1. Press FUNC on the unit.
Or press FUNC / • MENU on the remote
control.
2. Rotate the volume knob on the unit.
Or press w / s on the remote control
to set the option. (GAIN 0 / +3 / +6)
3. Press the volume knob on the unit.
Or press ENTER on the remote control
to confirm the setting.
4. If you want to return to the previous
.
step, press
Or press
on the remote control.
Listening to the radio
1. Press SRC repeatedly to select a source
to TUNER.
2. Press BAND repeatedly to select a
desired band.
3. For manual search, press and hold
Y/U on the unit until “MANUAL“
is displayed. Then press it repeatedly to
select a desired frequency.
Or press and hold c / v on the
remote control.
For auto search, press Y/U on
the unit. Then “SEARCH” is displayed.
(Except AM (MW))
Or press c / v on the remote
control.
Storing desired frequencies
manually
1. Press BAND to select a desired band
you want to store.
2. Select the desired frequency by using
Y/U on the unit.
Or use c / v on the remote
control.
3. Press the volume knob and rotate the
volume knob to select a preset station
among 1 to 6 and then press and hold
the volume knob until the beep sound
is heard.
Or press and hold one of preset
buttons among 1 to 6 on the remote
control until the beep sound is heard.
4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to preset other
stations.
Operating
, Note
When a station is stored on the
preset numbers on which another
station of the same band has already
been preset, the previously preset
station is automatically erased.
Listening to a preset station
1. Press BAND repeatedly to select a
desired band.
2. Press the volume knob on the unit.
Or press ENTER on the remote control.
3. Rotate the volume knob to select a
preset station.
Or press w / s on the remote control.
4. Press the volume knob.
Or press ENTER on the remote control.
Or
On the unit
1. Press FUNC.
2. Rotate the volume knob to select an
item and press it.
3. Rotate the volume knob to set the
option and press it.
4. If you want to return to the previous
step, press
.
On the Remote Control
1. Press FUNC / • MENU.
2. Press w / s to select an item and press
ENTER.
3. Press w / s to set the option and press
ENTER.
4. If you want to return to the previous
step, press
.
 PTY (Program type, RDS (OPTIONAL))
It searches the radio stations by
program type of FM tuner.
The program types are displayed as
follows.
NEWS
FINANCE
EASY M
AFFAIRS
CHILDREN
LIGHT M
INFO
SOCIAL
CLASSICS
SPORT
RELIGION
OTHER M
EDUCATE
PHONE IN
JAZZ
DRAMA
TRAVEL
COUNTRY
CULTURE
LEISURE
NATION M
SCIENCE
DOCUMENT
OLDIES
VARIED
POP M
FOLK M
WEATHER
ROCK M
 A / S (Auto Store)
The six strongest broadcasting
frequencies will be stored under preset
button 1 to 6 in the order of their signal
strength. To cancel, press the volume
knob.
 P / S (Preset scan)
Each preset station appears. To cancel,
press the volume knob.
 SENS (Tuner sensitivity) MID / HI / LOW
In an area in which signal reception is
weak, it helps the tuner to search more
stations. The weaker the reception is,
the lower option you should set to.
RDS (OPTIONAL)
 AF (Alternative Frequency) ON / OFF
When the reception quality drops, the
tuner automatically changes to another
station in the network, broadcasting a
better reception quality, using the PI
and AF codes.
 REG (Region) ON / OFF
REG ON : The unit switches to another
station, within the same network,
broadcasting the same program when
the receiving signals from the current
station become weak.
REG OFF : The unit switches to another
station, within the same network when
the receiving signals from the current
station become weak. (In this mode,
the program may differ from the one
currently received.)
 TA (Traffic Announcement) ALARM /
SEEK
TA ALARM : When the tuned station
has no TP information for 5 seconds, a
double beep sound is output.
TA SEEK : When the tuned station does
not receive TP information for 5 seconds,
the receiver retunes to the next station
that has the TP information.
 PI (Programme Identification) SOUND /
MUTE
PI SOUND : When the frequency
of a tuned station switches to an
AF (Alternative frequency) with an
unidentified PI, it keeps the sound.
PI MUTE : When the frequency of a
tuned station switches to an AF with an
unidentified PI, it mutes the sound until
the PI is identified.
 CT (Clock Time) ON / OFF
You can use the RDS CT information
to update the time. When RDS CT
information is not received and then
you set CT to OFF, you can adjust the
time by yourself. Refer to the page 9 for
setting the clock.
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Operating
Press BAND and then press the desired
preset button among 1 to 6 on the
remote control.
Adjusting TUNER settings
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Operating
Using an USB device
1. Open the USB cover.
2. Connect the USB device.
3. Press SRC repeatedly to select a source
to USB.
Moving to another drive
When connecting this unit to multi reader,
press BAND on the unit (or DRV on remote
control) to go the next drive. Each time
you press the button, the driver modes
change.
, Note
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Other functions are same with
"Listening to a CD". Refer to page 9 to
10.
Playable USB device
Requirement
 Do not extract the USB device during
operation (play, etc.).
 An USB device which requires additional
programme installation when you
have connected it to a computer, is not
supported.
 Regular back up is recommended to
prevent data loss.
 If you use a USB extension cable, USB
HUB, USB Multi-reader, or external HDD,
the USB device may not be recognized.
 When you connect a partitioned USB
device into the unit, only the first
partition is recognized on it.
Operating
 Some USB device may not work with
this unit.
 Digital camera and mobile phone are
not supported.
 USB Port of the unit cannot be
connected to PC. The unit cannot be
used as a storage device.
 Using NTFS file system is not supported.
(Only FAT (16 / 32) file system is
supported.)
Max usage : 32 GB (FAT32 standard)
Max folders : under 255
Max files : under 999
 MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) device is
not supported.
Recording to USB device
1. Open the USB cover and connect it to
the unit.
2. Select CD or FM tuner.
3. Press R to start recording.
For one track/ file recording, press it
once.
For all tracks or files in the current
selected folder recording, press and
hold it until the beep sound is heard.
4. Press it again to stop.
, Note
 Only in CD and FM tuner, recording
is available.
 Do not remove the USB device
during recording, or an incomplete
file may be made and not deleted
on PC.
Listening to music by
connecting iPod/iPhone
(VCX530IP only)
You can enjoy iPod / iPhone-stored music
on the unit by connecting it to the USB
connector using the appropriate cable.
1. Open the USB cover.
2. Connect the iPod / iPhone.
3. Press SRC to select a source to USB.
Pausing or restarting
playback
1. Press T on the unit to pause
playback.
Or press d/M on the remote control.
2. Press it to resume playback.
Searching for a section
within a file
 When USB device memory is full,
"USB FULL" displays and stops
recording.
During playback, press and hold Y/
U and then release at a point you want.
 While FM tuner recording, the
broadcastings are recorded as a file
every 20 minutes.
Skipping to another file
The making of unauthorized copies
of copy-protected material, including
computer programs, files, broadcasts
and sound recordings, may be an
infringement of copyrights and
constitute a criminal offense. This
equipment should not be used for
such purposes.
1. Press the volume knob on the unit.
Or press ENTER on the remote control.
2. Rotate the volume knob on the unit to
select a desired category and press it.
Or press w / s and press ENTER on the
remote control.
3. Rotate the volume knob on the unit to
select a desired file and press it.
Or press w / s and press ENTER on the
remote control.
Press Y/U on the unit.
Or press c / v on the remote
control.
Or
Be responsible
Respect copyrights
Operating
Checking information about
your music
MP3 / WMA files often come with tags.
The tag gives the Title, Artist or Album.
Press DISP repeatedly during MP3 / WMA
file playback. If there is no information,
"NO TEXT" will be shown in the display
window.
Playing back files in a way
you want
On the Unit
On the Remote Control
1. Press RPT / SHF.
2. Press it again to cancel.
Or
1. Press FUNC / • MENU.
2. Press w / s to select an item and press
ENTER.
3. Press w / s to select the option.
4. Press ENTER to set the option.
If you want to return to the previous
step, press
.
 SHF (Shuffle)
All of the files (SHF) on the iPod / iPhone
are played randomly.
 SPD (BOOK SPEED)
You can adjust the Audiobook/ Podcast
speed of iPod / iPhone to NOR (Normal),
SLOW or FAST.
Playing back files by music
menus
You can check files by music menus and
play it back.
The music menus are as follows.
PLAYLISTS / ARTISTS / ALBUMS /
GENRES / SONGS / COMPOSER /
AUDIO BOOK / PODCAST / ...
1. Press the volume knob on the unit.
Or press ENTER on the remote control.
2. Rotate the volume knob on the unit to
select a music menu and press it.
Or press w / s on the remote control.
3. Rotate the volume knob on the unit to
select a file.
Or press w / s on the remote control.
4. Press the volume knob on the unit to
confirm the setting.
Or press ENTER on the remote control.
5. If you want to return to the previous
step, press
.
Or press
on the remote control.
iPod / iPhone CONTROL
MODE
You can control this unit with your iPod/
iPhone.
 When your iPod/ iPhone is connected,
iPod/ iPhone CONTROL MODE is
activated automatically.
 While using the iPod/iPhone CONTROL
MODE, some buttons on the unit are
not available.
 Press iPod on the unit (or BAND on
the remote control). Then playback is
paused. And iPod/ iPhone CONTROL
MODE is canceled.
Compatible iPod / iPhone
models
 iPod classic
 iPod nano 6th generation
 iPod touch 4th generation
 iPhone 3G / 3GS / 4
We recommend that you use the
OS Version 4.2.1 or more.
“Made for iPod” and “Made for iPhone”
mean that an electronic accessory has
been designed to connect specifically
to iPod or iPhone respectively, and has
been certified by the developer to meet
Apple performance standards. Apple is
not responsible for the operation of this
device or its compliance with safety and
regulatory standards.
Please note that the use of this accessory
with iPod, iPhone may affect wireless
performance.
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Operating
1. Press RPT / SHF.
2. Press it again to cancel.
Or
1. Press FUNC.
2. Rotate the volume knob to select an
item and press it.
3. Rotate the volume knob to select the
option.
4. Press the volume knob to set the
option.
If you want to return to the previous
step, press
.
 RPT (Repeat)
The current selected file (1 RPT) or
files on the iPod / iPhone is played
repeatedly.
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Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
Symptoms
Cause
Solution
Power doesn't turned on.
Leads and connectors are not properly.
Confirm once more that all connections are correct.
The fuse is blown.
Rectify the problem that caused the fuse to blow, and then replace it. Be very sure
to install the correct fuse with the same rate.
Noise and other factors are causing the built in
microprocessor to operate incorrectly.
Turn the unit off and then on again.
Cables are not connected correctly.
Connect the cables correctly.
There's audio skipping.
This unit is not firmly secured.
Secure this unit firmly.
The playback is not possible.
The disc is dirty.
Clean the disc.
The disc of unplayable type is loaded.
Check what type the disc.
The signal strength of the stations is too weak. (When tuning
in with automatic tuning.)
Tuned in the stations manually.
No station has been preset or preset stations have been
cleared. (When tuning by scanning preset stations.)
Preset the stations.
iPod/ iPhone does not work.
Check whether iPod / iPhone is connected to the unit
correctly.
Connect it to the unit correctly.
The unit does not operate correctly
even when the appropriate remote
control buttons are pressed.
Battery power is low.
Load a new battery.
There is no actual change in sound
even though W/F button is pressed.
Subwoofer is not connected.
Connect the subwoofer.
The unit doesn't operate.
No sound is heard.
Radio stations cannot be tuned in.
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Troubleshooting
Appendix
Specifications
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AUX
Frequency Response : 20 Hz to 20 kHz
General
S / N Ratio : 80 dB
Output Power : 53 W x 4 CH (Max.)
Distortion : 0.1 %
Power Source : DC 12 V
Channel Separation (1 kHz) : 45 dB
Speaker impedance : 4 Ω
Max Input Level (1 kHz) : 1.1 V
Ground System : Negative
Dimensions (W x H x D) :
(178 x 100 x 186) mm
USB
Version : USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 Full Speed
Net Weight : 1.42 kg
Bus Power Supply (USB) :
DC 5 V
1.5 A
TUNER
Max capacity : 32 GB (FAT32 standard)
FM Tuning Range :
87.5 MHz to 108.0 MHz
S / N Ratio : 55 dB
Distortion : 0.7 %
Usable Sensitivity : 12 dBμV
AM (MW) Tuning Range :
(520 to 1720) kHz or (522 to 1620) kHz
S / N Ratio : 50 dB
Distortion : 1.0 %
Usable Sensitivity : 28 dBμV
Line OUT
Frequency Response : 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Output Voltage : 2 V (Max.)
Subwoofer
Frequency Response : 20 Hz to 120 Hz
Output Voltage : 2 V (Max.)
 Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.
CD
Frequency Response : 20 Hz to 20 kHz
S / N Ratio : 80 dB
Distortion : 0.12 %
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Appendix
Channel Separation (1 kHz) : 55 dB
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