Yamaha | PDX-11 | Owner's Manual | Yamaha PDX-11 Owner's manual

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Turning on the Power
Push the
Portable Player Dock
PDX-11 Owner's manual
Connecting Music Devices
Connect the iPhone/iPod to the iPod dock.
The battery of the connected iPhone/iPod will be
When the power is on, the green status indicator will light up.
Supplied Accessories
Please confirm that the following accessories are included before using
the unit.
• Remote control • AC adaptor
When PDX-11 is left in the powered-on state without connecting to the
iPhone/iPod and external device's connector cable, it will turn off in 30
Dock adaptor
iPod dock
Control Panel
Status indicator
Status indicator
Multi-Source Mix
When an iPhone/iPod and another external device are connected
to PDX-11, audio can be enjoyed in many ways—for example, by
playing music while listening to the news.
Integrated Volume Control
You can control the PDX-11's volume level by operating the volume
control function on the iPhone/iPod.
Charge Your iPhone/iPod Battery
Battery Operation
You can enjoy listening to music anytime, anywhere.
Playing Audio
Volume +
Volume −
Power on/off
• The iPhone/iPod battery cannot be charged when PDX11 is being operated by batteries.
• Be sure to use a dock adaptor included your iPhone/
iPod or applicable commercially available dock
adaptor. If you do not use an adaptor or the adaptor is
not compatible, the connection may be loose or poor,
causing damage to the connector. For more information
about the dock adaptor, refer to Apple's website.
• If the iPhone/iPod is forcibly connected while still in a protective case,
the connector may be damaged. Make sure to remove any protective
iPhone/iPod case before connecting.
• When the unit is used with the iPhone/iPod’s shake shuffle function on,
the iPhone/iPod might shuffle due to the vibration of speaker depending
on the music played back. If this happens, turn the shake shuffle function
off. (Refer to the instruction manual of the iPhone/iPod to turn the
function off.)
• Always disconnect iPhone/iPod from PDX-11, before carrying it by its
• If the iPhone/iPod is connected while playing videos or music on the
iPhone/iPod, PDX-11 will turn on automatically and continue the play
(except when PDX-11 is in power-saving mode).
• You can always connect and disconnect the iPhone/iPod.
• The PDX-11’s volume level can be adjusted using the iPhone/iPod. The
volume level will also be displayed on the iPhone/ iPod.
• PDX-11 turns off automatically, when the iPhone/iPod and external
device's connector cable are disconnected.
If you start playback on the connected device, sound will come
from the PDX-11's speakers.
iPhone/iPod's playback can be controlled using either the included
remote control or the iPhone/iPod itself.
Power on/off
Show iPhone/iPod's
Select menu
Select folder
Volume control
Remove the insulation
sheet before using.
Operate by the
Replacing the Battery
Remote Control
Pull out the battery case as
shown in the diagram below
and change a battery.
Before Use
CR2025 button
cell battery.
Connecting an External Device
Connect the included AC adaptor.
Connect the AC adaptor to
PDX-11, before connecting
the power cable to the wall
When using PDX-11 with
batteries, disconnect the AC
adaptor from the rear panel.
Connect to the AUX on the rear panel.
To connect an external device
to PDX-11, use a commercially
available 3.5 mm (1/8 in.)
stereo mini plug cable.
Within 6 m
(20 feet)
While pushing the release tab in
direction , slide out the battery
holder in direction .
12V ---
When Operating PDX-11 Using Batteries
Use 6 commercially available AA batteries.
To remove the battery cover, push the tab
while lifting the cover upward.
Status Indicators (LED)
Indicate the status of PDX-11 and the connected iPhone/iPod.
Green status indicator:
PDX-11 is turned on and operating normally.
Red status indicator:
An error has occurred or the volume has reached its maximum or minimum level.
The status of external device (connected through AUX) is not indicated.
The PDX-11's power is ON. The iPhone/iPod is connected correctly.
* If PDX-11 is not operated for 30 seconds, the green status
indicator is dimmed.
Follow the + and – markings on PDX-11
when inserting the batteries.
Connection with iPhone/iPod is in progress, please wait.
Replace the battery cover.
An operation has been performed using the PDX-11's controls, the
remote control, or the iPhone/iPod itself.
Blinks once
The volume is at the maximum or minimum level.
During battery-powered operation, if PDX-11 is left in the powered-off state
without being operated for 30 minutes, power-saving mode will be activated and
remote control will not work.
…Green indicator lit
…Green indicator blinking
Push the
…Red indicator blinking
…Indicator not lit
on the control panel of PDX-11 to cancel the power-saving mode.
©2011 Yamaha Corporation
Blinks once
We Want You Listening For A Lifetime
• Explanation of Graphical Symbols
The lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol, within an equilateral triangle,
is intended to alert you 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
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended to
alert you to the presence of important
operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the
Please record the serial number of this unit in the space below.
Serial No.:
The serial number is located on the rear of the unit. Retain this Owner’s Manual in a safe place
for future reference.
Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the
manufacturer’s instructions.
8 Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
9 Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or groundingtype plug. A
polarized plug has two blades with one
wider than the other. A grounding type
plug has two blades and a third grounding
prong. The wide blade or the third prong
are provided for your safety. If the
provided plug does not fit into your outlet,
consult an electrician for replacement of
the obsolete outlet.
10 Protect the power cord from being walked
on or pinched particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
11 Only use attachments/accessories specified
by the manufacturer.
12 Use only with the cart, stand,
tripod, bracket, or table specified
by the manufacturer, or sold with
the apparatus. When a cart is used, use
caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
13 Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
14 Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way,
such as power-supply cord or plug is
damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into the apparatus, the
apparatus has been exposed to rain or
moisture, does not operate normally, or has
been dropped.
Yamaha and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group want you to get
the most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe level. One that lets the sound come through
loud and clear without annoying blaring or distortion - and, most importantly, without affecting
your sensitive hearing. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too
late, Yamaha and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group recommend
you to avoid prolonged exposure from excessive volume levels.
Remedies and Points to Confirm
No sound
• Is the iPhone/iPod connected securely to the iPod dock?
• Are PDX-11 and the external device’s connector cable connected securely? Are the
connector cable and the external device connected securely?
• Is the AC adaptor connected securely?
• Push the
to turn on PDX-11.
• Is the volume turned down?
• Have the batteries in PDX-11 been exhausted?
Even if the volume level is raised, the sound level does not increase.
It is possible that the protection circuitry has been activated by excessive volume. Reduce the
volume level.
Even if the volume level of the connected iPhone/iPod is changed, the
sound level does not change.
• Is the connected iPhone/iPod compatible with PDX-11?
• Is the iPhone/iPod connected securely to the iPod dock?
FCC INFORMATION (for US customers)
This product, when installed as indicated
in the instructions contained in this
manual, meets FCC requirements.
Modifications not expressly approved by
Yamaha may void your authority, granted
by the FCC, to use the product.
2 IMPORTANT : When connecting this
product to accessories and/or another
product use only high quality shielded
cables. Cable/s supplied with this product
MUST be used. Follow all installation
instructions. Failure to follow instructions
could void your FCC authorization to use
this product in the USA.
3 NOTE : This product has been tested and
found to comply with the requirements
listed in FCC Regulations, Part 15 for
Class “B” digital devices. Compliance
with these requirements provides a
reasonable level of assurance that your
use of this product in a residential
environment will not result in harmful
interference with other electronic devices.
This equipment generates/uses radio
frequencies and, if not installed and used
according to the instructions found in the
users manual, may cause interference harmful
to the operation of other electronic devices.
Compliance with FCC regulations does not
guarantee that interference will not occur in
all installations. If this product is found to be
the source of interference, which can be
determined by turning the unit “OFF” and
“ON”, please try to eliminate the problem by
using one of the following measures:
Relocate either this product or the device that
is being affected by the interference.
Utilize power outlets that are on different
branch (circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or
install AC line filter/s.
In the case of radio or TV interference,
relocate/reorient the antenna. If the antenna
lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon lead, change the
lead-in to coaxial type cable.
If these corrective measures do not produce
satisfactory results, please contact the local
retailer authorized to distribute this type of
product. If you can not locate the appropriate
retailer, please contact Yamaha Electronics
Corp., U.S.A. 6660 Orangethorpe Ave,
Buena Park, CA 90620.
The above statements apply ONLY to those
products distributed by Yamaha Corporation
of America or its subsidiaries.
Change or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
The iPhone/iPod cannot be controlled using the remote control.
PDX-11 cannot be controlled using the remote control.
• If PDX-11 is being operated by batteries, it is possible that power-saving mode has been
activated. (☞"Before Use")
• Are you outside of the remote control operating range?
• Has the remote control’s battery been exhausted, or is it
(☞" Playing Audio")
inserted incorrectly?
• Has the insulation sheet been removed?
When PDX-11 is used outdoors, the remote control’s operating range
becomes smaller.
The remote control’s operating range changes depending on the operating environment (amount
of lighting, sunlight, etc.).
The green status indicator is lit, and the red status indicator blinks for 2 Is the connected iPhone/iPod compatible with PDX-11?
Use a supported iPhone/iPod. (☞"SPECIFICATIONS")
seconds only.
The green status indicator is lit, and the red status indicator is blinking
• Is the iPhone/iPod connected securely to the iPod dock?
• Restart the iPhone/iPod.
• Update the iPhone/iPod firmware to the latest version.
The green status indicator is lit, and the red status indicator is blinking
Have the PDX-11’s batteries been exhausted?
PDX-11 does not operate at all.
In some cases, resetting PDX-11 can solve the problem.
To reset PDX-11, push and hold the
on the control panel for 10 seconds or more.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
To assure the finest performance, please read this manual carefully. Keep it in a safe place for
future reference.
1 Install this unit in a well ventilated, cool, dry, clean place - away from direct sunlight, heat
sources, vibration, dust, moisture, and/or cold. (Do not use/keep this unit in a car etc.)
2 Locate this unit away from other electrical appliances, motors, or transformers to avoid
humming sounds.
3 Do not expose this unit to sudden temperature changes from cold to hot, and do not locate this
unit in an environment with high humidity (i.e. a room with a humidifier) to prevent
condensation inside this unit, which may cause an electrical shock, fire, damage to this unit,
and/or personal injury.
4 Avoid installing this unit where foreign objects may fall onto this unit and/or this unit may be
exposed to liquid dripping or splashing. On the top of this unit, do NOT place:
− Other components, as they may cause damage and/or discoloration on the surface of this
− Burning objects (i.e. candles), as they may cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal
− Containers with liquid in them, as they may fall and liquid may cause electrical shock to
the user and/or damage to this unit.
5 Do not cover this unit with a newspaper, tablecloth, curtain, etc. in order not to obstruct heat
radiation. If the temperature inside this unit rises, it may cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or
personal injury.
6 Do not operate this unit upside-down. They may overheat, possibly causing damage.
7 Do not use force on switches, knobs, and/or cords.
8 When disconnecting the power cable from the wall outlet, grasp the AC plug; do not pull the
9 Do not clean this unit with chemical solvents; this might damage the finish. Use a clean, dry
10 Only the voltage specified on this unit must be used. Using this unit with a higher voltage than
specified is dangerous and may cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury. Yamaha
will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other
than that specified.
11 Do not attempt to modify or fix this unit. Contact qualified Yamaha service personnel when
any service is needed. The cabinet should never be opened for any reason.
12 When not planning to use this unit for long periods of time (i.e. when going on vacation),
disconnect the power cable from the AC wall outlet.
13 Be sure to read the “TROUBLESHOOTING” section regarding common operating errors
before concluding that the unit is faulty.
14 Before moving this unit, disconnect the power cable from the wall outlet.
Refer to the table below if the unit does not operate properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below, or if the instruction below does not help, turn off the unit,
disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center.
15 Be sure to use the AC adaptor supplied with this unit. Using an AC adaptor other than the one
provided may cause fire or damage to this unit.
16 Install this unit near the wall outlet and where the power cable can be reached easily.
17 For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and
unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet. This will prevent damage to the
product due to lightning and power-line surges.
18 The batteries shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
– Keep the batteries in a location out of reach of children. Batteries can be dangerous if a
child were to put in his or her mouth.
– If the batteries grow old, the effective operation range of the remote control decreases
considerably. If this happens, replace the batteries as soon as possible.
– Do not use old batteries together with new ones.
– Do not use different types of batteries (such as alkaline and manganese batteries) together.
Read the packaging carefully as these different types of batteries may have the same shape
and color.
– Exhausted batteries may leak. If the batteries have leaked, dispose of them immediately.
Avoid touching the leaked material or letting it come into contact with clothing, etc. Clean
the battery compartment thoroughly before installing new batteries.
– If you plan not to use the unit for a long period of time, remove the batteries from the unit.
Otherwise, the batteries will wear out, possibly resulting in a leakage of battery liquid that
may damage the unit.
– Do not throw away batteries with general house waste. Dispose of them correctly in
accordance with your local regulations.
Supported iPod ............................ iPod touch (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th generations), iPod classic, iPod with video,
iPod nano (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th generations)
Supported iPhone ............................................................................... iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPhone
Input connector ............................................................................... ø 3.5 mm (1/8 in.) stereo mini jack
Power supply
U.S.A. and Canada models ......................................................................................... AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Other models ............................................................................................... AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption......................................................................................................................................... 8 W
Power consumption when power off and the iPhone/iPod is disconnected...................................... 0.5 W or less
AC Adaptor ..............................................................................................MU18-D120150-A1 (DC 12 V, 1.5 A)
Battery supply ....................................................................................................................... LR6, AA, UM-3 × 6
8 hours of power at 0.18 W output (Alkaline Battery)
210 mm
(8-1/4 in.)
237 mm
(9-3/8 in.)
237 mm
(9-3/8 in.)
There is a chance that placing this unit too close to a CRT-based (Braun tube) TV set might
impair picture color. Should this happen, move this unit away from the TV set.
Even if an iPhone or iPod is not connected to this unit, this unit is not disconnected from the
AC power source as long as it is connected to the wall outlet. In this state, this unit is designed
to consume a very small quantity of power.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
Weight : 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)
* To play an unsupported iPod, such as a 4th generation (or earlier) iPod, iPod shuffle, iPod photo, and iPod
mini, connect the iPod to AUX and use it as an external device.
* Specifications are subject to change without notice.
* The name plate is located on the bottom of the unit.
"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
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 or iPhone
may affect wireless performance.
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano,
iPod touch and iTunes are trademarks of
Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
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