About this unit
! Do not allow this unit to come into contact
with liquids. Electrical shock could result.
Also, damage to this unit, smoke, and over-
heating could result from contact with liquids.
! Keep this manual handy as a reference for op-
erating procedures and precautions.
! Always keep the volume low enough so that
you can hear sounds from outside the vehicle.
! Protect this unit from moisture.
! If the battery is disconnected or discharged,
the preset memory will be erased and must be
! If this unit does not operate properly, contact
your dealer or nearest authorized Pioneer Ser-
The Windows Media
TM logo printed on the box
indicates that this unit can play back WMA
Windows Media and the Windows logo are tra-
demarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other
! This unit may not operate correctly depend-
ing on the application used to encode
Supply of this product only conveys a license
for private, non-commercial use and does not
convey a license nor imply any right to use
this product in any commercial (i.e. revenue-
generating) real time broadcasting (terrestrial,
satellite, cable and/or any other media), broad-
casting/streaming via internet, intranets and/
or other networks or in other electronic con-
tent distribution systems, such as pay-audio or
audio-on-demand applications. An indepen-
dent license for such use is required. For de-
tails, please visit
This unit plays back AAC files encoded by
iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered
in the U.S. and other countries.
Portable audio player compatibility
! Inquire at the manufacturer about your
USB portable audio player/USB memory.
This unit corresponds to the following.
-- USB MSC (Mass Storage Class) compliant
portable audio player and memory
-- WMA, MP3, AAC and WAV file playback
For details about the compatibility, refer to
USB audio player/USB memory compatibility
on page 48.
This unit can control and listen to songs on an
! This unit can control the following iPod
-- iPod nano
-- iPod fifth generation or later
For maximum performance, we recom-
mend that you use the latest version of the
! When using an iPod, iPod Dock Connector
to USB Cable is required.
! Pioneer CD-IU50 interface cable is also
available. For details, consult your dealer.
! This unit can control previous generations
iPod models with a Pioneer iPod adapter
N). In this case, most func-
tions are essentially the same as an iPod
connected to USB interface of this unit.
However, functions related to Audiobooks
and Podcasts cannot be used.
For details concerning operation with the
iPod adapter, refer to Playing songs on iPod
on page 32.
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