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MP3/WMA CD Receiver
CDA-9851
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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
Frankfurter Ring 117, 80807 München, Germany
Phone 089-32 42 640
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)
68-02278Z07-A
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Contents
Operating Instructions
WARNING
Sound Setting
Adjusting Bass/Treble/Balance (Between Left
and Right)/Fader (Between Front and Rear)/
Defeat .......................................................... 13
WARNING .................................................. 3
CAUTION ................................................... 3
PRECAUTIONS ......................................... 3
Getting Started
Setting the BBE Mode .................................... 13
Setting the Bass Control ................................. 14
Setting the Treble Control ............................... 14
Other Functions
Turning Power On and Off ............................... 6
Displaying the Title/Text ................................. 15
Initial System Start-Up ..................................... 6
Titling Discs/Stations ...................................... 16
Setting Time ...................................................... 6
Erasing Disc Title/Station Title ....................... 16
Opening and Closing the Movable Display ...... 6
Displaying Time .............................................. 16
Display Tilt Adjustment .................................... 6
SETUP
Adjusting Volume ............................................. 7
Sound Customizing
Lowering Volume Quickly ................................ 7
Subwoofer On and Off .................................... 17
Detaching and Attaching the Front Panel ......... 7
Setting the Subwoofer System ........................ 17
Radio
Changing the Radio Frequencies for each
Sound (Beep) Guide Function ........................ 17
Visual Customizing
Country .......................................................... 7
Dimmer Control .............................................. 17
Listening to Radio ............................................. 7
Scroll Setting ................................................... 17
Manual Storing of Station Presets .................... 8
Scroll Type Setting .......................................... 17
Automatic Memory of Station Presets .............. 8
Adjusting Display Contrast ............................. 17
Tuning to Preset Stations .................................. 8
Demonstration ................................................. 17
Station Title Search Function ............................ 8
Frequency Search Function ............................... 8
CD/MP3/WMA
Playback ............................................................ 9
Repeat Play ..................................................... 10
M.I.X. (Random Play) .................................... 10
Scanning Programs ......................................... 11
Searching from CD Text ................................. 11
File/Folder Name Search
MP3/WMA
Playing MP3/WMA Data ................................ 18
External Device
Turning Mute Mode On/Off ............................ 18
Setting the AUX Mode (V-Link) ..................... 18
Connecting to an External Amplifier .............. 18
Setting the External Digital Input ................... 18
Connecting an Optical Digital Compatible
Audio Processor and an Ai-NET
Non-Compatible DVD Player ..................... 18
(concerning MP3/WMA) ............................ 11
Quick Search ................................................... 11
About MP3/WMA .......................................... 12
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SAT Radio Receiver (Optional)
Receiving Channels with the
SAT Radio Receiver (Optional) ................... 19
Information
In Case of Difficulty ....................................... 26
Specifications .................................................. 29
Checking the SAT Radio ID Number .................. 19
Storing Channel Presets .................................. 20
Receiving Stored Channels ............................. 20
Channel/Category Search Function ................ 20
Quick Search Function .................................... 20
Changing the Display ...................................... 20
Setting the Auxiliary Data Field Display ........ 21
iPod™ Operation (Optional)
Playback .......................................................... 22
Searching for a desired Song .......................... 22
Searching by Playlist ................................... 22
Searching by artist name ............................. 22
Searching by album name ........................... 23
Quick Search ................................................... 23
Random Play Shuffle (M.I.X.) ....................... 23
Repeat Play ..................................................... 23
Displaying the Text ......................................... 23
Changer (Optional)
Controlling CD Changer (Optional) ............... 24
Playing MP3 Files with the CD Changer
(Optional) .................................................... 24
Multi-Changer Selection (Optional) ............... 24
Remote Control
Controls on Remote Control ........................... 25
Battery Replacement ....................................... 26
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Installation and Connections
Warning ........................................................... 30
Caution ............................................................ 30
Precautions ...................................................... 30
Installation ...................................................... 31
Connections .................................................... 32
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.
PRECAUTIONS
Product Cleaning
(Check with your dealer if you are not sure.) Failure to do so may
result in fire, etc.
Use a soft dry cloth for periodic cleaning of the product. For
more severe stains, please dampen the cloth with water only.
Anything else has the chance of dissolving the paint or damaging
the plastic.
KEEP SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS BATTERIES OUT OF THE
REACH OF CHILDREN.
Temperature
USE ONLY IN CARS WITH A 12 VOLT NEGATIVE GROUND.
Swallowing them may result in serious injury. If swallowed,
consult a physician immediately.
USE THE CORRECT AMPERE RATING WHEN REPLACING
FUSES.
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
Failure to do so may result in fire or electric shock.
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.
DO NOT BLOCK VENTS OR RADIATOR PANELS.
Damaged Disc
Doing so may cause heat to build up inside and may result in fire.
USE THIS PRODUCT FOR MOBILE 12V APPLICATIONS.
Do not attempt to play cracked, warped, or damaged discs.
Playing a bad disc could severely damage the playback
mechanism.
Use for other than its designed application may result in fire,
electric shock or other injury.
Maintenance
DO NOT PLACE HANDS, FINGERS OR FOREIGN OBJECTS
IN INSERTION SLOTS OR GAPS.
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.
Doing so may result in personal injury or damage to the product.
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PRECAUTIONS
Installation Location
Never Attempt the Following
Make sure the CDA-9851 will not be installed in a location
subjected to:
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.
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Direct sun and heat
High humidity and water
Excessive dust
Excessive vibrations
Correct Handling
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
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.
INCORRECT
CORRECT
New Discs
Disc Cleaning
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 center 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.
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 center 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.
Center Hole
Bumps
Center Hole
New
Disc
Outside
(Bumps)
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.
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.
Transparent Sheet
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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.
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 media that can be played.
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) which have been recorded only on audio devices.
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 12-13.
ROM data other than audio files contained in a disc will not
produce sound when played back.
Windows Media and the Windows logo are trademarks, or
registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United
States and /or other countries.
Apple, the Apple logo and iPod are trademarks of Apple
Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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Getting Started
Opening and Closing the Movable Display
Press c.
SOURCE/
POWER
MUTE
RESET
The movable display will open.
Rotary
encoder
To close the movable display, press c again.
The movable display will close.
g MENU
f
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, TITLE.
Press and hold SOURCE/POWER for at least 2
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
• The first time power is turned on, the volume will start from level 12.
The movable display may be adjusted to 3 different tilt angles
depending upon user preference.
Initial System Start-Up
1
2
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
Press MENU to select the TILT mode.
Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the tilt angle of
the movable display.
Turn off the unit power.
Movable display
Press RESET with a ball-point pen or similar
pointed object.
Setting Time
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Press MENU to select SETUP.
Press g or f to select the CLOCK mode.
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.
When the minute has been adjusted, press the
Rotary encoder.
When the setting has been completed, press
MENU to select RETURN.
The unit returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
• To synchronize the clock to another clock/watch or radio time
announcement, press and hold the Rotary encoder for at least 2
seconds after setting the “hour.” Minutes will reset to 00. If the
display shows over “30” minutes when you do this, the time will
advance one hour.
• If no operation is performed in 60 seconds, the unit returns to
normal mode.
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3
Press MENU to select RETURN.
The display returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
• 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.
Radio
Adjusting Volume
Turn the Rotary encoder until the desired sound is
obtained.
SOURCE/
POWER
TUNE/
A.ME
BAND
Rotary encoder
Lowering Volume Quickly
Activating the Audio Mute function will instantly lower the volume
level by 20 dB.
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.
g MENU f
Preset buttons
(1 through 6)
Detaching and Attaching the Front Panel
Changing the Radio Frequencies for each
Country
Detaching
1
2
3
Turn off the unit power.
Press
(Release) at the upper left side until the
front panel pops out.
Grasp the left side of the front panel and pull it out.
• 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.
For customers not living in North America, change the radio
frequencies as follows.
1
2
3
2
Select the “AREA” mode by pressing g or f.
Choose either AREA 1 or AREA 2 by turning the
Rotary encoder.
AREA 1: Radio frequencies for North America
AREA 2: Other Radio frequencies
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Attaching
1
Press MENU to select the SETUP mode.
Press MENU to select RETURN.
The unit returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
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.
• The stored radio stations will be cleared every time you change the
setting.
Push the left side of the front panel until it locks
firmly into the main unit.
Listening to Radio
1
2
1
2
Press SOURCE/POWER until a radio frequency
appears in the display.
Press BAND repeatedly until the desired radio
band is displayed.
FM1 → FM2 → AM → FM1
• 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. Hold the panel by its sides to avoid
pushing any buttons by mistake.
3
Press TUNE/A.ME to select the tuning mode.
DX SEEK (Distance mode) → SEEK (Local mode) →
OFF (Manual mode) → DX SEEK
• 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).
Continued
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4
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
Station Title Search Function
If the title of a radio station is entered, you can search for that radio
station by its title while listening to the currently received radio
station.
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1
Press
mode.
in Radio mode to switch to Title Search
The first title input blinks in the display.
1
2
Select the radio band and tune in a desired radio
station you wish to store in the preset memory.
2
Press and hold, for at least 2 seconds, any one of
the preset buttons (1 through 6) into which you
wish to store the station.
3
The selected station is stored.
The display shows the band, preset no. and station
frequency memorized.
• Search mode in Title Search mode is canceled by pressing and
holding for at least 2 seconds.
• If a station has no title, “NO TITLE” is displayed for 2 seconds.
• Any radio station can be searched by the Station Title Search
function. The station titles are displayed in the order they were
input.
• 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.
Automatic Memory of Station Presets
1
2
Press BAND repeatedly until the desired radio
band is displayed.
Press and hold TUNE/A.ME for at least 2 seconds.
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.
• 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
2
Press BAND 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.
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Select the desired title by turning the Rotary
encoder within 10 seconds.
Press the Rotary encoder to receive the
frequency of the selected title.
Frequency Search Function
You can search for a radio station by its frequency.
1
2
3
Press and hold
for at least 2 seconds in Radio
mode to activate Frequency Search mode.
Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to
select the desired frequency.
Press the Rotary encoder to receive the selected
frequency.
• Search mode in Frequency Search mode is canceled by pressing
and holding for at least 2 seconds.
• The CD-player can play discs containing audio data, MP3 data
and WMA data.
• A WMA format file that is protected by DRM (Digital Rights
Management) cannot be played back on this unit.
• “MP3” is displayed during MP3 playback.
• “WMA” is displayed during WMA playback.
• The track display for MP3/WMA data playback is the file numbers
recorded on the disc.
• If the HDA-5460 model is connected to the unit, some operations
(for example changing the source, selecting the file by holding
buttons up or down, etc.), can be carried out on this unit.
CD / MP3 / WMA
SOURCE/
POWER -/J f TITLE
8
9
MP3/WMA Play Display
The folder number, file number, sampling rate, and bit rate
will be displayed as described below.
g
Rotary
encoder
F
4(
) 5(
) 6(
)
c
Playback
1
Press c.
2
Insert a disc with the label side facing up.
The movable display will open.
File number
display
01 03
Folder number
display
44.1kHz
Sampling rate
display
The disc will be pulled into the unit automatically.
The sampling rate and the bit
rate (frame display*) are
alternately displayed.
File number
display
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.
01 03
160 kbps
TUNER → CD → CD CHANGER* → TUNER
* Only when the CD changer is connected
3
While playing back MP3/WMA, press 8 or 9 to
select the desired folder.
Pressing and holding 8 or 9 will change folders
continuously.
4
Press g or f to select the desired track (file).
Folder number
display
Bit rate
display
• Press TITLE to switch the display. Please see “Displaying the
Title/Text” (page 15) for information about display switching.
* The recording sampling rate and bit rate of the MP3/WMA file are
displayed. A WMA file of variable bit rate displays the average bit
rate.
Returning to the beginning 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.
5
To pause playback, press -/J.
6
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 2 seconds
with the movable display open.
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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 :
CD mode :
↓
RPT
: Only a track 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
↓
RPT
: Only a file is repeatedly played back
: Only files in a folder or playlist 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 to illuminate the “FUNC” indicator,
and go to the step above within 10 seconds.
• If a 12-disc CD changer is connected:
In CD changer mode, press F twice to illuminate the “FUNC”
indicator, and go to the step above within 10 seconds.
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) again.
↓
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 to illuminate the “FUNC”
indicator, and go to the step above within 10 seconds.
• If a 12-disc CD changer is connected:
In CD changer mode, press F twice to illuminate the “FUNC”
indicator, and go to the step above within 10 seconds.
File Name Search mode
Scanning Programs
Press 6 (
) 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 to illuminate the “FUNC” indicator,
and go to the step above within 10 seconds.
• If a 12-disc CD changer is connected:
In CD changer mode, press F twice to illuminate the “FUNC”
indicator, and go to the step above within 10 seconds.
Searching from CD Text
2
3
4
You can search for tracks(files).
1
2
2
during play.
Press the Rotary encoder to play back the
selected file.
Quick Search
1
This will set the search mode.
Select the desired file by turning the Rotary
encoder within 10 seconds.
• File Name Search mode is canceled by pressing and holding
for at least 2 seconds.
• While in File Name Search mode, press to switch to Folder
Name Search mode.
• File Name Search cannot be made during M.I.X. play.
Tracks can be searched and played using the CD text on the disk. In
the case of discs and changers that do not support text, searches can
be made using the track numbers.
Press
Press 8 or 9 to select another Folder.
Press and hold
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).
The selected track is played back immediately.
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
track, then press the Rotary encoder.
This will play the selected track.
• Search mode is canceled by pressing and holding
seconds in Quick Search mode.
for at least 2
• Press and hold for at least 2 seconds in the search mode to
cancel. Or, the search mode will be canceled when an operation
has not been performed in 10 seconds.
• CD text search cannot be made during M.I.X. play.
File/Folder Name Search
(concerning MP3/WMA)
You can display and search for the folder and file name while
listening to the file currently being played back.
1
Press
to select Folder Name Search mode or
File Name Search mode in MP3/WMA mode.
Folder Name Search mode
2
3
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
for at least 2
seconds in Folder Name Search mode.
• While in Folder Name Search mode, press to switch to File
Name Search mode.
• “NO FILE” is displayed if the folder that is selected by the Folder
Name Search mode contains no files.
• “ROOT” is displayed for the root folder which doesn’t have folder
name.
• Folder Name Search cannot be made during M.I.X. play.
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About MP3/WMA
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.
What is MP3?
MP3, whose official name is “MPEG-1 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.
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.
What is WMA?
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.
Method for creating MP3/WMA files
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, 8 and 9 are supported)
Media supported
The media that this device can play back are CD-ROMs, CDRs, and CD-RWs.
Corresponding File Systems
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). The number of folder/file name characters is
limited.
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
2
2
Root folder
3
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
Variable Bit rates: 8 - 320 kbps
4
3
4
5
WMA
Sampling rates : 48 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 32 kHz
Bit rates:
48 - 192 kbps
Variable Bit rates: 48 - 320 kbps
5
6
Note that for sampling rates, this device’s frame display (Page
9) may not display correctly.
This device may not play back correctly depending on
sampling rates.
6
7
1
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 for ID3 tags and up to 15 for WMA tags)
and the underscore. For non-supported characters, “NO
SUPPORT” is displayed.
The tag information may not be correctly displayed,
depending on the contents.
Producing MP3/WMA discs
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). However, the maximum
number of folders is 255.
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Folder
MP3/WMA File
Terminology
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.
Sound Setting
SOURCE/
POWER BAND
Rotary encoder (MODE)
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
Root folder
The root folder is found at the top of the file system. The root folder
contains all folders and files.
g MENU
f
Adjusting Bass/Treble/Balance (Between Left
and Right)/Fader (Between Front and Rear)/
Defeat
1
Press Rotary encoder (MODE) repeatedly to
choose the desired mode.
Each press changes the modes as follows:
BASS → TREBLE → SUBW*1 → BALANCE → FADER →
DEFEAT → VOLUME → BASS
Bass : –7 ~ +10
Treble : –7 ~ +7
Subwoofer : 0 ~ +15
Balance : L15 ~ R15
Fader : R15 ~ F15
Defeat : ON/OFF
Volume : 0 ~ 35
• If the Rotary encoder (MODE) is not pressed within 5 seconds
after selecting the BASS, TREBLE, BALANCE, FADER, DEFEAT
or SUBWOOFER mode, the unit automatically returns to normal
mode.
*1 When the subwoofer mode is set to OFF, its level cannot be
adjusted.
2
Turn the Rotary encoder until the desired sound
is obtained in each mode.
By setting Defeat ON, previously adjusted settings of
BASS and TREBLE will return to the factory defaults and
BBE is turned off.
• Depending on the connected devices, some functions and display
indications do not work.
Setting the BBE Mode
BBE makes vocals or instruments sound distinct regardless of the
music source. The FM radio, CD, and MP3, will be able to reproduce
the music clearly even in cars with a lot of road noise.
1
2
Press SOURCE/POWER to select the source to
which you want to apply BBE.
Press MENU to select BBE mode.
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3
Press g or f to set the BBE mode ON.
BBE ON
BBE OFF
(BBE1 to 3, EFFECT OFF)
4
5
Turn the Rotary encoder to select your preferred
BBE level (1 to 3) or OFF.
Press MENU to select RETURN.
The unit returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
• To cancel BBE mode for all music sources, set BBE to Off in step 3.
• Each music source, such as FM radio, CD (included MP3/WMA)
can have its own BBE setting.
• This function is inoperable when DEFEAT is set to ON.
• There is no BBE mode for AM radio.
• When an external audio processor is connected, this setting cannot
be made.
• If no operation is performed in 60 seconds, the unit returns to
normal mode.
• This function is inoperable when DEFEAT is set to ON.
*1 The adjustment can also be made by pressing the Rotary encoder
(MODE). Refer to “Adjusting Bass/Treble/Balance (Between Left
and Right)/Fader (Between Front and Rear)/Defeat” (page 13).
Setting the Treble Control
You can change the Treble Frequency emphasis to create your own
tonal preference.
1 Press MENU to select TREBLE.
2-1 Setting the treble Centre frequency:
Press g or f to select the desired treble
centre frequency.
7.5kHz ↔ 10.0kHz ↔ 12.5kHz ↔ 15.0kHz ↔ 7.5kHz
The displayed Treble frequency is emphasized.
2-2*
2
Setting the treble level:
Setting the Bass Control
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
treble level (–7~+7).
You can change the bass frequency emphasis to create your own tonal preference.
You can emphasize the treble level.
1 Press MENU to select BASS.
2-1 Setting the bass centre frequency:
Press g or f to select the desired bass centre
frequency.
60Hz ↔ 80Hz ↔ 100Hz ↔ 120Hz ↔ 60Hz
The displayed bass frequency is emphasized.
2-2
Setting the bass band width (Q-Factor):
Press BAND to select the desired bass band
width.
→1 → 2 → 3 → 4
(Narrow) ←......→ (Wide)
Changes the boosted bass band width to wide or narrow. A
wide setting will boost a wide range of frequencies above and
below the centre frequency. A narrower setting will boost only
frequencies near the centre frequency.
2-3*
1
Setting the bass level:
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
bass level (–7~+10).
You can emphasize or weaken the bass level.
3
Press MENU to select RETURN.
The unit returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
• If no operation is performed in 60 seconds, the unit returns to
normal mode.
• The bass level settings will be individually memorized for each
source (FM, AM, 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, 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.
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3
Press MENU to select RETURN.
The unit returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
• If no operation is performed in 60 seconds, the unit returns to
normal mode.
• The treble level settings will be individually memorized for each
source (FM, AM, CD, etc.) until the setting is changed. The Treble
frequency settings adjusted for one source are effective for all other
sources (FM, AM, 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.
*2 The adjustment can also be made by pressing the Rotary encoder
(MODE). Refer to “Adjusting Bass/Treble/Balance (Between Left
and Right)/Fader (Between Front and Rear)/Defeat” (page 13).
Other Functions
-/J
BAND
TITLE
About the indicator display
When displaying Title/Text, the following indicators are lit
according to the mode.
Bass Level setting is usually displayed. When BBE is set,
the BBE level setting is displayed (“H” is displayed when
Bass level is set to 10, and nothing is displayed when
Bass level is set below zero).
Bass Level is usually displayed. When BBE
is set, the display changes according to the
BBE setting.
g
f Rotary encoder
Displaying the Title/Text
It is possible to display the CD/Station title if the title has been
previously inputted (“Titling Discs/Stations” page 16). 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.
Lights up if the selection is availabel after pressing
g or f.
Indicator/
Mode
MP3/WMA
Mode
TUNER
Mode
SAT RADIO
Mode
—
—
—
—
Folder Name
being
displayed
—
—
—
File Name
being
displayed
—
—
—
Artist Name*
being
displayed
—
Artist Name
being
displayed
Text (Disc
Name) being
displayed
Album Name*
being
displayed
—
—
Text (Track
Name) being
displayed
Track Name*
being
displayed
Title being
displayed
Song Title/
Channel
Name being
displayed
CD Mode
Title being
displayed
Press TITLE.
The display will change every time the button is pressed.
The display in Radio mode:
FREQUENCY → CLOCK → TITLE → FREQUENCY
The display in CD mode:
TRACK NO./ELAPSED TIME → TRACK NO./CLOCK → TEXT
(DISC NAME)*1 → TEXT (TRACK NAME)*2 → TITLE →
TRACK NO./ELAPSED TIME
The display in MP3/WMA mode:
FILE NO./ELAPSED TIME → FOLDER NO./FILE NO. → FILE
NO./CLOCK → FOLDER NAME*3 → FILE NAME → ARTIST
NAME*2 → ALBUM NAME*2 → TRACK NAME*2 →
FILE NO./ELAPSED TIME
*1 Displayed during playback of a disc with CD Text.
“NO TEXT” will be displayed when the CD contains no Text data.
*2 ID3 tag/WMA tag
If an MP3/WMA file contains ID3 tag/WMA tag information, 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.
*3 “ROOT” is displayed for the root folder which doesn’t have folder
name.
*Tag information
About “Title” and “Text”
Title:
With this device, it is possible to input the CD/Station name
(page 16). 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 17) is set to “SCR MANUAL,” press
and hold TITLE for at least 2 seconds to scroll the Text
information only once (TEXT DISPLAY, FOLDER NAME
DISPLAY, FILE NAME DISPLAY or TAG DISPLAY mode).
• “NO SUPPORT” is displayed when the desired text information
cannot be displayed on this unit.
• If the title was not previously input, “NO TITLE” is displayed.
• The text or tag information may not be correctly displayed,
depending on the contents.
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Titling Discs/Stations
Erasing Disc Title/Station Title
It is possible to title your favorite CD's or radio stations.
You cannot input titles for MP3/WMA discs.
1
1
2
3
Press TITLE and select the Title Display.
For details, see “Displaying the Title/Text” (page 15).
Press and hold TITLE for at least 2 seconds. The
first character will blink.
Press BAND to select the characters/symbols.
2
Press and hold -/J for at least 2 seconds.
3
Press g or f repeatedly until the title you
want to erase is displayed.
4
Press and hold -/J for at least 2 seconds to erase
the title displayed.
Upper case → Lower case → Numeral/Symbol → Upper case
4
5
6
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
letter/numeral/symbol available for naming.
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 5 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 7 to complete the title.
7
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 “ ” 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.
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Press TITLE to select the Title Display. Then, press
again and hold for at least 2 seconds.
5
The title in the display will blink.
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 all titles are erased in step 4.
Displaying Time
Press TITLE repeatedly until the time is displayed.
Each press changes the display.
For details, see “Displaying the Title/Text” (page 15).
• 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.
Setting the Subwoofer System
SETUP
SUBW SYS1 (Initial setting) / SUBW SYS2
Select either SYS1 or SYS2 for the desired subwoofer effect.
You can flexibly customize the unit to suit your own preferences and
usage. From the SETUP menu, choose from Sound Customizing,
Visual Customizing, etc., to make your desired setting.
SOURCE/
POWER BAND
Rotary encoder
SYS1
SYS2
: Subwoofer level changes according the main
volume setting.
: Subwoofer level change is different from the main
volume setting. For example, even at low volume
settings, the subwoofer is still audible.
Sound (Beep) Guide Function
BEEP ON (Initial setting) / BEEP OFF
This function will give audible feedback with varying tones
depending upon the button pressed.
Visual Customizing
Dimmer Control
g MENU
f
A typical SETUP procedure is shown in steps 1 to 4
as follows. See below for further information about
each SETUP menu.
1
2
Press MENU to select the SETUP mode.
SETUP mode is activated.
Press g or f to select the desired SETUP
menu.
(e.g. Select BEEP)
CLOCK*1 ↔ DIMM ↔ SUBW ↔ SUBW SYS*2 ↔ PLAY ↔ BEEP
↔ SCR TYPE ↔ SCR ↔ MUTE ↔ AUX IN ↔ (AUX NAME)*3 ↔
D-AUX ↔ P-IC ↔ CONT ↔ AREA*4 ↔ XMADF*5 ↔ AP ↔ DEMO
↔ CLOCK*1
*1
*2
*3
*4
*5
Refer to the “Setting Time” section (page 6).
Displayed only when SUBW is ON.
Displayed only when AUX is ON.
Refer to the “Radio” section (page 7)
Refer to the “SAT Radio Receiver” section (page 21)
DIMM AUTO (Initial setting) / DIMM MANUAL
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
SCR AUTO / SCR 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.
AUTO : The CD text information, the text information of folder
and file names, and the tags are scrolled automatically.
MANUAL : The display is scrolled 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 16) cannot be
scrolled.
Scroll Type Setting
SCR TYPE1 (Initial setting) / SCR TYPE2
Choose from two scrolling methods.
Select the type you prefer.
TYPE1
3
Turn the Rotary encoder to change the setting.
4
Press MENU to select RETURN.
(e.g. Select BEEP ON or BEEP OFF.)
The display returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
• If no operation is performed in 60 seconds, the unit returns to
normal mode.
TYPE2
: The characters scroll sequentially, appearing from
the right side of the display.
: The characters are displayed one by one, and
disappear one by one from the left side of the
display after the screen is filled up with the
characters.
Adjusting Display Contrast
CONT
You can adjust the display contrast for better visibility.
You can adjust in a range of - 5 and + 5.
Sound Customizing
Subwoofer On and Off
SUBW ON (Initial setting) / SUBW OFF
When the subwoofer is on, perform the steps below to adjust the
subwoofer output level.
• The initial setting at the factory is “0.”
Demonstration
DEMO ON / DEMO OFF (Initial setting)
This unit has a demonstration feature for the display and sound.
• To quit Demo mode, set to DEMO OFF.
1 Press the Rotary encoder repeatedly to select the
SUBW mode.
BASS → TREBLE → SUBW → BALANCE → FADER →
DEFEAT → VOLUME → BASS
2 Adjust the level, turn the Rotary encoder.
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P-IC ON : The speakers are driven by the built-in amplifier.
MP3/WMA
Speakers
Playing MP3/WMA Data
PLAY CD-DA (Initial setting) / PLAY CD-DA & MP3
SPEAKER
RIGHT FRONT
This product can playback CDs containing both CD and MP3/WMA
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/WMA data,
playback starts from the CD data portion of the disc.
SPEAKER
RIGHT REAR
CD-DA : Only CD data can be played back.
CD-DA & MP3 : Both CD data and MP3/WMA file tracks can
be played back.
SPEAKER
LEFT REAR
• 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.)
SPEAKER
LEFT FRONT
External Device
Turning Mute Mode On/Off
Front
right
Rear
right
Rear
left
Front
left
• No sound is produced by the system when the power output is
set to 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 External Digital Input
D-AUX ON / D-AUX OFF (Initial setting)
When an ALPINE Ai-NET compatible digital audio processor and a
DVD player (DVE-5207) not compatible with Ai-NET are connected,
set D-AUX to ON to enjoy 5.1-channel surround sound.
Setting the AUX Mode (V-Link)
AUX IN ON / AUX IN 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 IN ON is set.
Select the AUX name by pressing g or f. Then turn the Rotary
encoder.
If the KCA-410C is connected, it is possible to select two AUX
names.
• After setting D-AUX to ON, make the setting in “Connecting an
Optical Digital Compatible Audio Processor and an Ai-NET NonCompatible DVD Player.”
• Press SOURCE/POWER, and select the D-AUX mode, and adjust
the volume, etc.
• Depending on the connected audio processor, DVD player sound
may continue to be output, even though the source is changed to
another one. If this occurs, set the DVD player's power to OFF.
• 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 to select your desired device.
Connecting an Optical Digital Compatible Audio
Processor and an Ai-NET Non-Compatible DVD Player
After setting D-AUX to ON in “Setting the External Digital Input,” do
the following according to the audio processor type:
Connecting to an External Amplifier
P-IC ON (Initial setting) / P-IC OFF
When an external amplifier is connected, sound quality can be
improved by stopping the power supply of the built-in amplifier.
P-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.
Amplifier
Amplifier
Front
left
Front
right
Rear
left
Rear
right
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AP H510 / AP OTHER (Initial setting)
: If a PXA-H510 and a DVD player (DVE-5207) not
compatible with Ai-NET are connected (using an
optical cable), use the H510 setting. Connect the
DVD player to the optical digital input (DVD Player)
terminal of the processor.
OTHER : If an audio processor other than a PXA-H510 and a
DVD player (DVE-5207) not compatible with Ai-NET
are connected (using an optical cable), use the
OTHER setting. Connect the DVD player to the
optical digital input (Head unit) terminal of the
processor.
H510
• After input selection is completed, turn the ignition off and back on
again. Setting of the optical digital input switch is completed.
SAT Radio Receiver (Optional)
SOURCE/
POWER BAND
1
2
8
TITLE
Press SOURCE/POWER to select SAT Radio mode.
Press BAND to select between one of the three
SAT Radio Preset Bands.
Each press changes the band:
XM mode:
XM1 → XM2 → XM3 → XM1
SIRIUS mode:
SR1 → SR2 → SR3 → SR1
g f
Rotary
encoder
9
Preset buttons
(1 through 6)
SAT Receiver: XM or SIRIUS Receiver
When an optional XM or SIRIUS Receiver Box is
connected via the Ai-NET bus, the following operations
may be performed. However, the XM Receiver and SIRIUS
Receiver cannot be connected at the same time.
3
4
To receive SAT Radio, the separately sold XM Direct™ or SIRIUS
Satellite Radio Tuner and an appropriate Ai-NET Interface Adapter
will be required. For details, consult you nearest ALPINE dealer.
* XM and its corresponding logos are trademarks of XM Satellite
Radio Inc.
* Sirius and its corresponding logos are trademarks of Sirius
Satellite Radio Inc.
Press g or f to select the desired channel.
Holding down g or f will change channels
continuously.
• When using the optional remote control (RUE-4190), an SAT Radio
Channel can be directly called up with the numeric keypad of the
remote control.
1 While in XM or SIRIUS Radio mode, enter the Channel
number you want to call up with the numeric keypad on
the remote control.
2 Press ENTER on the remote control within 5 seconds to
receive the Channel.
If the channel number is 3 digits, the Channel is
automatically received after the channel number is input.
Receiving Channels with the SAT Radio
Receiver (Optional)
About SAT Radio
Satellite Radio* is the next generation of audio entertainment, with
over 100 digital audio channels. For a small monthly fee, subscribers
can hear crystal-clear music, sports, news and talk, coast-to-coast via
satellite. For more information, visit XM’s website at
www.xmradio.com., or SIRIUS' website at www.sirius.com.
Press 8 or 9 to select desired category.
Checking the SAT Radio ID Number
A unique Radio ID number is required to subscribe to SAT Radio
programming. Each third party XM or SIRIUS radio comes with this
number.
This number is an 8 character (for XM Radio) or 12 character (for
SIRIUS Radio) alphanumeric number. It is printed on a label found
on the SAT Receiver.
It can also be displayed on the screen of the CDA-9851 in the
following way.
1
• The SAT Receiver controls on the CDA-9851 are operative only
when a SAT Receiver is connected.
While receiving band, press g or f to select
channel “0.”
The unit alternately displays “RADIO ID” for 2 seconds,
then the ID number for 10 seconds.
While displaying “RADIO ID” as shown above,
Demonstration (page 17) become nonfunctional.
2
To cancel the ID number display, set the channel to
other than “0.”
• You cannot use “O,” “S,”“ I,” or “F” for the ID Number (XM
radio Receiver only).
• You can check the ID number printed on a label on your third
party, SAT Radio Receiver package.
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Storing Channel Presets
Quick Search Function
1
You can search for all Channels.
2
Press BAND to select the desired band you want
to store.
After tuning in the desired channel, press and hold,
for at least 2 seconds, any one of the preset
buttons (1 through 6) into which you wish to
store the channel.
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 or SR1, SR2 and SR3).
• 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 Channels
1
2
Press BAND to select the desired band.
Press the channel preset button that has your
desired satellite channel in memory.
Channel/Category Search Function
You can search for programs by Channel No. or Category.
1
Press
in the XM or SIRIUS 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 for at least 2
seconds in Channel Search mode.
• While in Channel Search mode, press 8 or 9 to select another
Category.
• While in Channel Search mode, press to switch to the Category
Search mode.
Category Search mode:
2
3
Turn the Rotary encoder to select the desired
Category within 10 seconds.
Press Rotary encoder to receive the selected
Category.
• Search mode is canceled by pressing and holding for at least 2
seconds in Category Search mode.
• While in Category Search mode, press to switch to Channel
Search mode.
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1
2
Press and hold
for at least 2 seconds in XM or
SIRIUS 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
Text information, such as the channel name, artist name/feature, and
song/program title, is available with each XM or Sirius channel. The
unit can display this text information as explained below.
In XM or SIRIUS mode, press TITLE.
Each time you press this button, the display changes as shown
below.
Channel Number*1 → Channel Name → Song Title → Artist
Name → Auxiliary Data Field*2 → Clock → Channel Number*1
*1 The Channel Name display automatically changes after 2 seconds.
*2 XM mode only:
When ADF is turned OFF, this information is not displayed (see
“Setting the Auxiliary Data Field Display” on page 21).
• When the “Scroll Setting” (page 17) is set to “SCR AUTO,” the
display scrolls continuously.
When the Scroll Setting is set to “SCR MANUAL,” the display
scrolls only once after any function is performed (PRESET, BAND,
SEARCH, etc.).
Press and hold TITLE for more than 2 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.
Setting the Auxiliary Data Field Display
The XM Auxiliary Data Field (ADF) display can be switched on or
off. There is no ADF function for the SIRIUS receiver.
1
2
3
4
Press MENU to select the SETUP mode.
Select “XMADF” by pressing g or f.
Select ON/OFF by turning the Rotary encoder.
When setting to ON, Auxiliary Data Field is displayed by
pressing TITLE. (Refer to the “Changing the Display”
section page 20.)
Press MENU to select RETURN.
The unit returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
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iPod ™ Operation (Optional)
Searching for a desired Song
An iPod can contain hundreds of songs. By keeping these songs organized
in playlists, the CDA-9851 can use these to ease song searches.
SOURCE/
POWER
• Press and hold
for at least 2 seconds in the search mode to
cancel the search mode.
-/J
TITLE
Rotary encoder
Searching by Playlist
1
Press
to select the PLAYLIST search mode.
Each press changes the search mode. 4 seconds after
selecting PLAYLIST, the search mode will be automatically
changed to the PLAYLIST search mode.
PLAYLIST → ARTIST → ALBUM → PLAYLIST
g f
*1
4(
)
5(
)
An iPod™ or iPod™ Mini can be controlled from the CDA-9851,
when connected to an optional Alpine Interface Adapter for iPod™
(KCA-420i). While connected to the CDA-9851, operation from the
iPod™ is no longer possible.
2
3
1
1 After selecting the playlist in step 2* , press
song search mode of the selected playlist.
1
Press SOURCE/POWER to switch to the iPod
mode.
Press g or f to select the desired song.
Return to the beginning of the current song:
Press g.
• If you choose “iPod name” of iPod in step 2* , all songs in iPod
are played back.
Searching by artist name
1
Press
Advance to the beginning of the next song:
Press f.
Fast forward:
Press and hold f.
To pause playback, press -/J.
Pressing -/J again will resume playback.
• If a song is playing on the iPod when it is connected to the adapter,
it will continue playing after the connection.
• If using the iPod with a changer, the Versatile Link Terminal (KCA410C) must be used. In this case, press BAND to select the
changer mode applicable to the iPod.
to select the ARTIST search mode.
Each press changes the search mode. 4 seconds after
selecting ARTIST, the search mode will be automatically
changed to the ARTIST search mode.
Fast backward:
Press and hold g.
3
to change to the
2 Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to select a
song and press the Rotary encoder.
The selected song is played back.
Playback
2
Press the Rotary encoder to play back a
selected playlist.
To search for a song in the selected playlist
• For details, refer to the Owner’s Manual of the connected Interface
adapter for iPod™ (KCA-420i).
• For each function, refer to the iPod’s documentation.
1
Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds, and
select a playlist.
PLAYLIST → ARTIST → ALBUM → PLAYLIST
*2
2
3
Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds, and
select an artist.
Press the Rotary encoder to play back all songs
of the selected artist.
To search for an album of the selected artist
2
1 After selecting the artist in step 2* , press
to change to
the album search mode of the selected artist.
3
2* Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to select an album.
3 Press the Rotary encoder to play back all songs of the
selected album.
To search for a song of the selected album
3
1 After selecting the album in step 2* , press
song search mode of the selected album.
to change to the
2 Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to select a
song and press the Rotary encoder.
The selected song is played back.
2
• If you choose ALL in step 2* , all songs in iPod are played back.
3
• If you choose ALL in step 2* , all songs of the selected artist are
played back.
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Searching by album name
1
Press
to select the ALBUM search mode.
Each press changes the search mode. 4 seconds after
selecting ALBUM, the search mode will be automatically
changed to the ALBUM search mode.
PLAYLIST → ARTIST → ALBUM → PLAYLIST
2
3
*
Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds, and
select an album.
Press the Rotary encoder to play back all songs
of the selected album.
To search for a song of the selected album
1 After selecting the album in step 2*, press
to change to
the song search mode of the selected album.
2 Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to select a
song and press the Rotary encoder.
The selected song is played back.
• If you choose ALL in step 2*, all songs in iPod are played back.
2
To cancel M.I.X. play, select (off) with the above
procedure.
• For details of the search mode, refer to “Searching for a desired
Song” (page 22).
• If a song is selected in the album search mode before selecting
Shuffle (M.I.X.), the songs will not play back randomly even when
Shuffle album is selected.
• If there is no album in the playlist, Shuffle (M.I.X.) will not function
even when Shuffle album is selected.
Repeat Play
Only Repeat One is available for the iPod.
Repeat One: A single song is repeatedly played back.
1
Press 4 (
).
The song will be played repeatedly.
RPT → (off) → RPT
(Repeat One) (Repeat One)
2
To cancel repeat play, select (off) with the above
procedure.
• During repeat playback, no other songs are selectable by pressing
g or f.
Quick Search
You can search for songs.
Displaying the Text
1
You can display the tag information of a song in the iPod.
2
Press and hold
for at least 2 seconds to activate
Quick Search mode.
Press TITLE.
Turn the Rotary encoder within 10 seconds to
select a desired song.
The selected song is played back immediately.
• Press and hold
for at least 2 seconds in the search mode to
cancel the search mode.
• The Quick search in the iPod mode takes more time than the
normal Quick search.
• “QUICK SEARCH” blinks in the display during Quick search.
Random Play Shuffle (M.I.X.)
The Shuffle function of the iPod is displayed as M.I.X. on the CDA9851.
Shuffle Albums:
Select an album randomly in the iPod, and plays back the songs of the
album in sequential order. If a song has been selected in the playlist/
artist search mode before selecting Shuffle Album, only the albums
within the playlist/artist are selected randomly. The songs of the
album are played back sequentially.
Each press changes the display.
Artist Name → Album Name → Song Title → Elapsed Time →
Clock → Artist Name
• “NO DATA” is displayed if there is no information.
• When the Scroll Setting (page 17) is set to “SCR MANUAL” press
and hold TITLE for at least 2 seconds to scroll the tag
information only once.
• Only alphanumeric characters (ASCII) can be displayed.
• If the artist, album or song name, created in iTunes, has too many
characters, songs may not be played back when connected to the
adapter. Therefore, a maximum of 250 characters is recommended.
The maximum number of characters for the head unit is 64 (64
byte).
• Some characters may not be correctly displayed.
• “NO SUPPORT” is displayed when text information is not
compatible with the CDA-9851.
Shuffle Songs:
All songs in the iPod are played back in random sequence. If a song
has been selected in the playlist/artist search mode before selecting
Shuffle song, only the songs of the playlist/artist/album are played
back randomly.
1
Press 5 (
).
The songs will be played back in random sequence.
→ M.I.X. →
M.I.X. → (off)
(Shuffle Albums) (Shuffle Songs)
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Changer (Optional)
-/J
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.
BAND
1
2
3
SOURCE/
POWER
Select buttons (1 through 6)
Controlling CD Changer (Optional)
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.
• For operating MP3 with an MP3 compatible CD Changer, refer to
“CD/MP3/WMA” pages 9 to 13.
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.
Multi-Changer Selection (Optional)
• 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
1
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).
Press SOURCE/POWER on this unit to activate
the CD Changer mode.
Alternatively, press SOURCE on the remote control (RUE4202) to activate the CD Changer mode.
Press SOURCE/POWER to activate the CHANGER
mode.
SOURCE
The display shows the disc number and track number.
• The source indicator varies depending on the connected source.
• Press BAND 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.
BAND
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 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. This changes the “D”
indicator to “d.” Then press the desired preset button.
With F activated, the preset buttons 1 to 6 will represent
discs 7 to 12 respectively.
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2
Press BAND on this unit or the RUE-4202 to
activate the CD Changer Selection mode.
The CD Changer Selection mode remains active for a few
seconds.
3
Press BAND until the desired CD Changer
indicator appears on the display.
Alternatively press BAND 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“.
• 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 18.
Remote Control
9 f UP Button
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.
6 → 5 ... 1 → 6
CD Changer mode: DISC Select (DN) button
Press this button to select a disc in descending order.
MP3/WMA mode: Folder Select (DN) button
Press this button to select the folder.
" Mute Button
Press this button to lower the volume by 20 dB instantly.
Press this button again to cancel.
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 Audio Processor Button
Press the button to call the external audio processor
mode when the external audio processor is connected.*1
*1 For the operation of external audio processor, refer to the Owner's
Manual of the external audio processor you purchased.
5 Band/Program Button
Radio mode: BAND Button
Press this button and the band will change.
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: Folder Select (UP) button
Press this 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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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 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.
Connectable to Steering Remote Control Interface
Box
You can operate this unit from the vehicle’s control unit
when an Alpine Steering Remote Control Interface Box
(optional) (for sale in the near future) is connected. For
details, contact your Alpine dealer.
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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).
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.
Indication for CD Player
HIGH-TEMP
• 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 2 seconds while the
movable display is open.
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.
• 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.
CD playback sound skips without vibration.
• The disc is dirty or scratched.
- Clean the disc; damaged disc should be replaced.
• When “ERROR” is displayed:
If 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.
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.
MP3/WMA
ERROR
PROTECT
• A copy-protected WMA file was played back.
- You can only play back non-copy-protected files.
UNSUPPORT
• The disc is not written in a MP3/WMA supported format.
- Use a disc written at the MP3/WMA supported format.
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 12-13), then rewrite in
the format supported by this device.
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Indication for CD Changer
HIGH-TEMP
•
Protective circuit is activated due to high temperature.
- The indicator will disappear when the temperature returns to
within operation range.
Indication for SAT Receiver Mode
ANTENNA
• The XM or SIRIUS antenna is not connected to the XM or
SIRIUS radio module.
- Check whether the XM or SIRIUS antenna cable is attached
securely to the XM or SIRIUS radio module.
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 MAGZINE
• No magazine is loaded into the CD Changer.
- Insert a magazine.
NO DISC
• No indicated disc.
- Choose another disc.
UPDATING
(XM mode)
CALL 888-539SIRIUS TO
SUBSCRIBE
(SIRIUS mode)
Scrolling display
• Radio is being updated with latest encryption code.
- Wait until encryption code is being updated. Channels
0 and 1 should function normally.
(XM mode)
NO SIGNAL
ACQUIRING
SIGNAL
(SIRIUS mode)
Scrolling display
• XM or SIRIUS signal is too weak at the current location.
- Wait until the car reaches a location with a stronger signal.
LOADING
ACQUIRING
SIGNAL
(XM mode)
(SIRIUS mode)
Scrolling display
• Radio is acquiring audio or program information.
- Wait until the radio has received the information.
OFF AIR
(XM mode)
ACQUIRING
SIGNAL
(SIRIUS mode)
Scrolling display
• The channel currently selected has stopped broadcasting.
- Select another channel.
––––––––
• 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.
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Indication for iPod Mode
NO IPOD
• The iPod is not connected.
- Make sure the iPod is correctly connected.
Make sure the cable is not bent excessively.
• The iPod’s battery remains low.
- Refer to the iPod’s documentation and charge the battery.
NO FILE
• There are no songs in the iPod.
- Download songs to the iPod and connect to the CDA-9851.
ERROR - 01
• Communication error
- Turn the ignition key off, and then set to ACC or ON again.
- Check the display by reconnecting between the iPod and the
adapter, using the iPod cable.
ERROR - 02
• Caused by the iPod Software Version not being compatible
with the adapter KCA-420i (sold separately).
- Refer to the Owner's Manual of the adapter KCA-420i (sold
separately) and update the iPod Software Version to be
compatible with the adapter KCA-420i (sold separately).
Specifications
FM TUNER SECTION
Tuning Range
Area 1
Area 2
Mono Usable Sensitivity
50 dB Quieting Sensitivity
Alternate Channel Selectivity
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
Stereo Separation
Capture Ratio
87.7-107.9 MHz
87.5-108.0 MHz
9.3 dBf (0.8 µV/75 ohms)
13.5 dBf (1.3 µV/75 ohms)
80 dB
65 dB
35 dB
2.0 dB
AM TUNER SECTION
Tuning Range
Area 1
Area 2
Sensitivity (IEC Standard)
530-1,710 kHz
531-1,602 MHz
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
14.4 V DC
(11–16 V allowable)
Power Output
18 W RMS × 4*
* Primary amplifier ratings per CEA-2006 Standard
• Power output: measured at 4 Ohms and ≤ 1% THD+N
• S/N: 80 dBA (reference: 1 W into 4 Ohms)
Maximum Pre-Output Voltage 2 V/10 k ohms
Bass
+20/-14 dB at 60 Hz
Treble
±14 dB at 10 kHz
Weight
1.6 kg (3 lbs. 8 oz)
CHASSIS SIZE
Width
Height
Depth
178 mm (7")
50 mm (2")
160 mm (6")
NOSEPIECE SIZE
Width
Height
Depth
170 mm (6-11/16")
46 mm (1-13/16")
19 mm (11/16")
• Due to continuous product improvement, specifications and design
are subject to change without notice.
29-EN
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-9851. This will reduce any chance of
damage to the unit in case of a short-circuit.
• 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-9851 to the fuse box,
make sure the fuse for the intended circuit of the CDA-9851
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-9851 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-9851. Connect
all other leads of the CDA-9851 according to details
described in the CONNECTlONS section.
Installation
Metal plate
Detachable
Front panel
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.
3
Slide the CDA-9851 into the dashboard until it
clicks. 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.
2 Insert the optional brackets into the back, along the
guides on either side of the unit. The unit can now be
removed from the mounting sleeve.
This unit
Air ventilation hole
Bracket
(Included)
3 Pull the unit out, keeping it unlocked as you do so.
(Rear of CDA-9851)
1
<JAPANESE CAR>
Mounting Sleeve
(Included)
Dashboard
Face Plate
Screws (M5 × 8)
(Included)
this unit
this unit
Remove the Detachable Front Panel (refer to page 7).
Slide mounting sleeve from main unit (see “Removal”
on this page).
3
Ground Lead*
Mounting Bracket
2
Screw
Hex Nut (M5)
• Secure the ground lead of the unit to a clean metal spot using a
screw (*3) already attached to the vehicle's chassis.
*2
Metal
Mounting
Strap
Bolt Stud
*1
this unit
Ground Lead
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.
• For the screw marked “*2”, use an appropriate screw for the
chosen mounting location.
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Connections
1
POWER ANT
2
Blue/White
REMOTE
TURN-ON
3
Pink/Black
AUDIO
INTERRUPT IN
4
Blue
Antenna
To power antenna
ILLUMINATION
5
Red
IGNITION
6
Yellow
BATTERY
7
Black
GND
8
Orange
Gray
SPEAKER
RIGHT FRONT
To amplifier or equalizer
To vehicle phone
To the instrument cluster illumination
lead
Ignition Key
Battery
!
Speakers
"
Front right
Gray/Black
Violet/Black
.
/
+
, ~
SPEAKER
RIGHT REAR
<
Ai-NET
$
Green
SPEAKER
LEFT REAR
%
&
Green/Black
∗1
EQ/DIV
NORM
Rear right
Violet
:
9
#
White/Black
SPEAKER
LEFT FRONT
Rear left
(
)
Front left
White
-
;
CD Changer
(Sold Separately)
Speakers
Rear Left
Amplifier
Rear Right
;
Front Left
Amplifier
Front Right
;
* 1 The label is attached on the bottom of the unit.
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Amplifier
Subwoofers
1 Antenna Receptacle
& Left Rear (–) Speaker Output Lead (Green/Black)
2 Power Antenna Lead (Blue)
Connect this lead to the +B terminal of your power antenna,
if applicable.
( Left Front (–) Speaker Output Lead (White/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 CDA-9851 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.
) Left Front (+) Speaker Output Lead (White)
~ Fuse Holder (10A)
+ Steering Remote Control Interface Connector
To steering remote control interface box.
, Ai-NET Connector
Connect this to the output or input connector of another
device (CD Changer, Equalizer, INTERFACE ADAPTER
FOR iPod™* etc.) equipped with Ai-NET.
* When connecting iPod, INTERFACE ADAPTER FOR iPod™
(KCA-420i) is required. For details on how to connect, refer to
the Owner's Manual of KCA-420i.
You can input TV/video sound by connecting an optional
Ai-NET/RCA Interface cable (KCA-121B) to this component.
- Ai-NET Cable (Included with CD Changer)
. Rear Output RCA Connectors
RED is right and WHITE is left.
/ Front Output RCA Connectors
RED is right and WHITE is left.
7 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.
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.
< 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.
9 Power Supply Connector
! Right Front (+) Speaker Output Lead (Gray)
; RCA Extension Cable (sold separately)
Be sure to turn the power off to the unit before changing the
switch position.
" Right Front (–) Speaker Output Lead (Gray/Black)
# Right Rear (–) Speaker Output Lead (Violet/Black)
$ Right Rear (+) Speaker Output Lead (Violet)
% Left Rear (+) Speaker Output Lead (Green)
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.
33-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 contact Alpine at one of the telephone numbers listed below.
This Warranty covers Car Audio 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.
3 You must supply proof of your purchase of the product.
4 You must package the product securely to avoid
damage during shipment. To prevent lost packages it is
recommended to use a carrier that provides a tracking
service.
[LENGTH OF WARRANTY:
[HOW WE LIMIT IMPLIED WARRANTIES:
[PRODUCTS COVERED:
This Warranty only covers the original purchaser of the
product, who must reside in the United States, Puerto Rico
or Canada.
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.
[WHAT IS COVERED:
[HOW WE EXCLUDE CERTAIN DAMAGES:
This Warranty is in effect for one year from the date of the
first consumer purchase.
[WHO 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 or abuse, including burned
voice coils caused by over-driving the speaker (amplifier
level is turned up and driven into distortion or clipping).
Speaker mechanical failure (e.g. punctures, tears or
rips). Cracked or damaged LCD panels. Dropped or
damaged hard drives.
3 Damage caused by negligence, misuse, improper
operation or failure to follow instructions contained in the
Owner's manual.
4 Damage caused by act of God, including without
limitation, earthquake, fire, flood, storms or other acts of
nature.
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.
[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.
2 You should provide a detailed description of the
problem(s) for which service is required.
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.
[HOW STATE/PROVINCIAL LAW RELATES TO THE
WARRANTY:
This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may
also have other rights which vary from 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.
CAR AUDIO 1-800-ALPINE-1 (1-800-257-4631)
NAVIGATION1-888-NAV-HELP (1-888-628-4357)
Or visit our website at; http://www.alpine-usa.com
ALPINE ELECTRONICS OF AMERICA, INC., 19145 Gramercy Place, Torrance, California 90501, U.S.A.
ALPINE ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC., 7300 Warden Ave., Suite 203, Markham, Ontario L3R 9Z6, Canada
Do not send products to these addresses.
Call the toll free telephone number or visit the website to locate a service center.
CHA-S634
CHA-1214
• CD changer for CDA-9851.
• Changeur CD pour CDA-9851.
• Cambiador de CD para CDA-9851.
• CD changer for CDA-9851.
• Changeur CD pour CDA-9851.
• Cambiador de CD para CDA-9851.
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.
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