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ALPINE DCS-BT1

Bluetooth Handsfree

ALPINE DCS-BT1USER GUIDE

Contents

Before using the DCS-BT1

Included in package

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Parts description

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Using the DCS-BT1

Charging

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Power on / off

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Pairing

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Handsfree connection

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Installing in car

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DCS-BT1Operation

Making a call

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Answering a call

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Ending a call

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Volume control

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Call waiting

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Transferring a call

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Low battery

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Hearing the music

 

Play music

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Pause music

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Summary of LED indication

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Change language

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Troubleshooting

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Appendix

 

Specification and Features

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Limited Warranty

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Before using the DCS-BT1

The Alpine DCS-BT1is a wireless handsfree using Bluetoothtechnology. It supports A2DP, AVRCP as well as headset and handsfree profiles. Bluetoothis registered trademark of BluetoothSIG.

Included in package

Alpine

Sun visor

Cigarette Lighter

Mini USB

User

DCS-BT1

Clip

Adapter

Cable

manual

Parts description

MIC

Activity

 

Language

button

 

Speaker

 

 

Button

 

 

 

Volume

Reset

 

 

 

 

+/- knob

Charging

 

 

 

 

 

 

port

 

 

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Using the DCS-BT1

Charging

The Alpine DCS-BT1is powered by a rechargeable battery pack.

You must charge the battery fully before using the DCS-BT1for the first time.

1.Plug adapter into handsfree charging port.

2.Charging will be completed within 3 hours.

Light pipe

Red LED

Charging

port

*While charging : Red LED will turn on

*Charging completed : Red LED turns off

[Low battery indication]

1.Standby : Red LED blinks once every 5 seconds.

2.During an active call : Red LED turns on.

Do not attempt to charge the handsfree with anything other than adapter provided. Using unauthorized adapter

NOTE may damage the handsfree.

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Power on / off

 

Action

Tone / Voice

LED indication

Power on

Press and hold the

You will hear melody

Blue LED blinks 5

activity button for

as the power is turned

times.

 

3 seconds.

on.

 

Power off

Press and hold the

You will hear the voice

Blue LED is on for

activity button for

prompt “Powering

2 seconds and then

 

3 seconds.

down”

turns off.

Blue LED

Pairing

1.While the power is turned off, press and hold the activity button for

6 seconds.

2.You will hear the melody indicating that the power is on.

After that, you will hear the voice prompt “Please pair phone now, Enter pin code”

Activity button

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3.When in pairing mode, the Blue LED indicator will blink rapidly.

4.Using your handset, find the ‘Bluetooth menu’ and ‘search for’ or ‘add’ new device.

5.Select ‘Alpine DCS-BT1’from the list of devices and pair it with your handset.

 

The method of pairing or

 

screen indication may be

NOTE

different depending on the

handset model.

 

Search Device

Alpine DCS-BT1

6. When asked for the Pass/PIN

 

code during the pairing

Search Device

procedure, please enter ‘0000’

 

Input Password

7.If pairing was successful, you will hear the voice prompt “Connected to phone”

The Blue LED indicator blinks once every 5 seconds.

The AlpineDCS-BT1may not be compatible with all handsets. NOTE

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Handsfree Connection

1.After pairing, Alpine DCS-BT1connects automatically to your handset. If the devices are paired but not connected, press the Activity button.

2.If the devices are disconnected, you will hear the voice prompt “Phone disconnected”.

The handsfree will remain in auto reconnection mode for 30 minutes.

When disconnected from your handset, the handsfree turns

off automatically after 30 minutes.

NOTE

Installing in car

To install the Alpine DCS-BT1in your car, first place the metal visor clip onto the back of the AlpineDCS-BT1,then secure AlpineDCS-BT1to the sun visor in your car as shown below.

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DCS-BT1Operation

Making a call

1.Last number redial

Press and hold the the Activity button for 1 second to activate last number redial. (Some handset will show the list of calls.)

2.Voice dialing

Briefly press the Activity button to activated 'voice command'.

Tip Your handset must support the ‘voice dial’ function.

Answering a call

Briefly press the Activity button to answer an incomming call.

Caller ID

Tip During an incoming call, you will hear the voice prompt “Call from XXXXXXXX”.

Ending a call

Briefly press the Activity button.

You will hear the voice prompt “End of call”.

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Volume control

 

Hearing the music

Turn the knob clockwise for volume up and counter-clockwise

 

Play music

 

 

 

for volume down.

 

 

 

 

A light tone will be played when the volume reaches the maximum level.

Double click the activity button.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pause music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

While music is playing, double click the activity button.

 

 

Call waiting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer a second call without hanging up the first call by pressing

 

 

 

 

 

the Activity button for 1 second.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Low battery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the battery is low, you will hear the voice prompt “Low battery”

 

 

 

 

 

1. Standby : Red LED blinks once every 5 seconds.

 

 

 

 

 

2. During an active call : Red LED turns on.

 

 

 

 

 

Please charge your device when the battery is low.

 

 

 

 

 

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Summary of LED Indication

DCS-BT1status

Power on

Power off

Pairing mode

Connected (Stand-by)

Disconnected Incoming call Active call Play music Charging Charging complete

Low battery

LED Indicator Blue LED blinks 5 times Blue LED is on for 2 seconds and then turns off Blue LED blinks quickly

Blue LED blinks once every 5 seconds

Blue LED blinks every 5 seconds

Blue LED blinks twice every second

Blue LED is on

Blue LED pulses

Red LED is on

Red LED is off

Red LED blinks once every 5 seconds. (Standby) Red LED is on (Active call)

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Change language

The Alpine DCS-BT1supports 9 languages.

1

UK English

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2

US English

7

3

French

8

4

Italian

9

5

German

10

Default language is US English.

 

1.Push the language button for 1 seconds.

2.Current language is announced.

3.Push the language button briefly, you will hear the next language.

4.Select preferred language and push the language button for 1 seconds.

5.You will hear the selected new language.

Spanish Mexican Spanish Brazilian Portuguese Mandarin Chinese Voice prompt off (Beep tone)

Language

Button

Tip

Push the language button briefly, when beep tone is heard

 

push the language button for 1 seconds.

 

Voice prompt will be off.

 

It is possible to change language, in ‘Pairing mode’ state.

NOTE

 

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Troubleshooting

DCS-BT1does not turn on.

Unable to communicate with DCS-BT1

Unable to pair the handsfree with the Bluetoothwireless technology handset device

Volume of the DCS-BT1is too low

Check whether the battery of the DCS-BT1is fully charged.

Check to see if handset supports Bluetoothwireless technolgy.

Check whether the battery of the DCS-BT1is low.

Check and make sure the DCS-BT1is on.

Check and make sure the DCS-BT1is placed in pairing mode.

Check the speaker volume.

Recharge the battery.

Check whether your handset supports Bluetoothwireless technology or Handsfree Profiles.

Charge the battery.

Press and hold the Activity button for 3 seconds to turn on DCS-BT1

With the power off, press and hold the Activity button for 6 seconds to place DCS-BT1in pairing mode.

Turn the knob clockwise for volume up.

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Appendix

Specification and Features

Model number Bluetooth specification

Supported Bluetooth Profiles Frequency range

Output power

Operating Range

Dimensions

Weight

Operating Temperature Battery type

Talk time

Standby time

Charging time

Alpine DCS-BT1

Version 2.1 + EDR

Headset / Handsfree / A2DP / AVRCP 2.402 ~ 2.480 MHz

0.25 ~ 2.5 mW

Up to 33 feet (10meters)

87mm(L) x 65mm(W) x 32mm(H)

82g

-10°C~ 60°C 3.7V,Li-PolymerUp to 14 hours

Up to 300 hours < 3 hours

Time of battery may differ from the above, depending on your using conditions and circumstances.

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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.

PRODUCTS COVERED:

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.

LENGTH OF WARRANTY:

This Warranty is in effect for one year from the date of the first consumer purchase.

WHO IS COVERED:

This Warranty only covers the original purchaser of the product, who must reside in the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada.

WHAT 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:

Damage occurring during shipment of the product to Alpine for repair (claims must be presented to the carrier).

Damage caused by accident or abuse, including burned voice coils caused by over-drivingthe 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.

Damage caused by negligence, misuse, improper operation or failure to follow instructions contained in the Owner's manual.

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.

Service performed by an unauthorized person, company or association.

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Any product which has the serial number defaced, altered or removed.

Any product which has been adjusted, altered or modified without Alpine's consent.

Any product not distributed by Alpine within the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada.

Any product not purchased from an Authorized Alpine Dealer.

HOW TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE:

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.

You should provide a detailed description of the problem(s) for which service is required.

You must supply proof of your purchase of the product.

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.

HOW WE LIMIT IMPLIED WARRANTIES:

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.

HOW WE EXCLUDE CERTAIN DAMAGES:

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.

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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.

This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, Including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Changes or modification not expressly approved by the party responsible for Compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Connecting of peripherals requires the use of grounded shielded signal cables.

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To comply with FCC RF exposure requirements, the device and the antenna for this device must be installed to ensure a minimum separation distance of 20 cm or more from a person’s body. Other operating confi gurations should be avoided.

NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

-Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

-Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

-Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit diff erent from that to which the receiver is connected.

-Consult the dealer or an experienced technician for help.

IC statement:

Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

1)this device may not cause interference.

2)this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

IC radiation exposure statement: This equipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.

End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance.

This transmitter must not be co-locatedor operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.