Audiovox 1285867 User Manual
WITH DETACHABLE FRONT PANEL,
COMPACT DISC PLAYER
AND QUARTZ CLOCK
This unit is designed for installation in cars, trucks, and vans with an existing radio opening. In many cases, a
special installation kit will be required to mount the radio to the dashboard. These kits are available at electronics
supply stores and car stereo specialist shops. Always check the kit application before purchasing to make sure the kit
works with your vehicle. If you need a kit but cannot find it available, call our
UNIVERSAL INSTALLATION PROCEDURE USING MOUNTING SLEEVE
Remove the detachable front panel, if it is attached to the chassis, by pushing the RELEASE button. Slide the
mounting sleeve off of the chassis. If it is locked into position, use the removal tools (supplied) to disengage it.
cut or file as necessary until the sleeve easily slides into the opening. Do not force the sleeve into the opening
or cause it to bend or bow. Check that there will be sufficient space behind the dashboard for the radio chassis.
Locate the series of bend tabs along the top, bottom, and sides of the mounting sleeve. With the sleeve
fully inserted into the dashboard opening, bend as many of the tabs outward as necessary so that the
sleeve is firmly secured to the dashboard.
Place the radio in front of the dashboard opening so that the wiring can be brought through the mounting
sleeve. Follow the wiring diagram carefully and make certain all connections of the wiring harness are
secure and insulated with wire nuts or electrical tape to insure proper operation of the unit. After completing
the wiring connections, attach the front panel and turn the unit on to confirm operation (ignition switch must
be “on”). If unit does not operate,
achieved, turn off the ignition switch and proceed with final mounting of the chassis.
Carefully slide the radio into the mounting sleeve making sure it is
the spring clips lock it into place.
Attach one end of the perforated support strap (supplied) to the screw stud on the rear of the chassis using
the hex nut provided. Fasten the other end of the perforated strap to a secure part of the dashboard either
above or below the radio using the screw and hex nut provided. Bend the strap to position it as necessary.
CAUTION: The rear of the radio must be supported with the strap to prevent damage to the dashboard from
the weight of the radio or improper operation due to vibration.
INSTALLATION USING KITS
1.If your vehicle requires the use of an installation kit to mount this radio, follow the instructions included with the installation kit to attach the radio to the mounting plate supplied with the kit.
2.Wire and test the radio as described in Step 4 above.
3.Install the radio/mounting plate assembly to the
4.Attach the support strap to the radio and dashboard as described in Step 6 above.
5.Replace the dashboard trim panel.
ISO INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
This unit has threaded holes in the chassis side panels which may be used with the original factory mounting brackets of some Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Isuzu, Hyundai and Honda vehicles to mount the radio to the dashboard. Please consult with your local car stereo specialist shop for assistance on this type of installation.
1.Remove the existing factory radio from its dashboard or center console mounting. Save all hardware and brackets as they will be used to mount the new radio.
3.Remove the factory mounting brackets and hardware from the existing radio and attach them to the new radio. CAUTION: DO NOT EXCEED M5 X 8 MM MAXIMUM SCREW SIZE.
LONGER SCREWS MAY TOUCH AND DAMAGE COMPONENTS INSIDE THE CHASSIS.
14. Wire the new radio to the vehicle as per step 4 above.
5.Mount the new radio assembly to the dashboard or center console using the reverse procedure of step 1.
The installation and wiring connections for this unit are so simple, we doubt you'll need our help, but, if you do, we're here to help you. Just call our
MON. - FRI.
5:30AM - 4PM
6:30AM - 5PM
7:30AM - 6PM
8:30AM - 7PM
6AM - 2PM
7AM - 3PM
8AM - 4PM
9AM - 5PM
UNIVERSAL INSTALLATION USING MOUNTING SLEEVE
FASTEN THIS END TO SCREW
STUD ON REAR OF CHASSIS
EXISTING DASH OPENING
FILE EDGES TO FIT IF NECESSARY - DO NOT OVERFILE
NOTE: IF DASH IS SOLID, USE REAR SIDE (WITHOUT THE LIP) OF MOUNTING SLEEVE AS A TEMPLATE & CUT OPENING
BEND TOP TABS UPWARD
FASTEN THIS END TO SECURE PART OF DASHBOARD. DRILL HOLE IF NECESSARY.
FOR PROPER OPERATION OF THE CD PLAYER, THE CHASSIS
MUST BE MOUNTED WITHIN 20° OF HORIZONTAL. MAKE SURE THE UNIT IS MOUNTED WITHIN THIS LIMITATION.
DETACHABLE FRONT PANEL
REMOVE THE PLASTIC FRAME FROM THE FRONT OF THE CHASSIS BY CAREFULLY
EACH ON TOP AND BOTTOM
M5 x 8
M5 x 8
REFER TO PAGE 4 FOR SPEAKER WIRING
THE BLUE WIRE CAN BE USED
TO REMOTELY ACTIVATE AN
AUTOMATIC ANTENNA OR AN
EXTERNAL AMPLIFIER (SEE
ANTENNA OR AMPLIFIER
1.0 AMP FUSE
"RADIO" OR "ACCESSORY" FUSE
METAL PART OF DASH
(DRILL HOLE IF
10 AMP FUSE
THIS WIRE MUST BE
CONNECTED AS SHOWN
OR RADIO WILL NOT
POSITIVE (+) TERMINAL 12 VOLT BATTERY
4 PIN PLUG
REAR OF RADIO
SEE PAGE 4 FOR
REFER TO PAGE 3
FOR RADIO WIRING
lTHE AMPLIFIERS IN THIS RADIO ARE ONLY DESIGNED FOR USE WITH 4 SPEAKERS.
lNEVER COMBINE (BRIDGE) OUTPUTS FOR USE WITH 2 SPEAKERS.
lNEVER GROUND NEGATIVE SPEAKER LEADS TO CHASSIS GROUND.
lFAILURE TO WIRE EXACTLY AS SHOWN BELOW MAY CAUSE ELECTRICAL DAMAGE TO THE RADIO.
SEE PAGE 3
RIGHT FRONT SPEAKER
WHITE w/BLACK STRIPE
GRAY w/BLACK STRIPE
GREEN w/BLACK STRIPE
VIOLET w/BLACK STRIPE
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 7:00pm Eastern
LEFT REAR SPEAKER
9:00am - 5:00pm Eastern
RIGHT REAR SPEAKER
1 PWR BUTTON
Press this button to turn the unit on and off. When the ignition switch is on and the radio is off, inserting a disc in the player will automatically turn on the radio, and the disc will begin playing. When the radio is turned on, the volume level will start at the level at which it was set when the unit was turned off.
2 VOLUME +/- LEVEL CONTROL
The volume level (VOL) is always displayed: it is symbolized by a bar graph across the top of the display from left to right, up to a maximum of 10. (Minimum bar display forVOLume is 1.) To increase the volume level, press the + side of the button. The volume will increase and the level will be shown on the display panel from a minimum of 1 bar to a maximum of 10 bars. To increase the volume quickly, keep the button pressed. To decrease the volume level, press the- side of the button. Keep the button pressed to decrease the volume quickly. The display will automatically return to the normalVOL indication 5 seconds after the last volume adjustment or when another function is activated. These controls are also used
in conjunction with the AUDIO SELECT button 3to adjust the bass, treble, balance and fader levels as described in4,5,6and7.
3AUDIO SELECT BUTTON (AUDIO SEL)
This button is used to select the audio function (bass, treble, balance, fade or volume) to be adjusted using the Volume +/- Level Control 2. Pressing the AUDIO SEL button once will set the unit for bass adjustment (BAS will appear on the display panel), treble adjustment (TRE), balance (BAL), fader (FAD) and volume (VOL). The display will return to the normalVOL indication 5 seconds after the last adjustment or when another function is activated. All of these functions are symbolized in bar graph form, in a manner similar to volume.
4 BASS CONTROL
To adjust the bass level, first select the Bass mode by pressing the AUDIO SEL button 3until theBAS indication appears on the display panel. Within 5 seconds of choosing the Bass mode, press the + or - buttons of the Volume +/- Level Control2 to adjust the bass response as
desired. The bass level will be shown on the display panel from a minimum of
5 TREBLE CONTROL
To adjust the treble level, first select the Treble mode by pressing the AUDIO SEL button 3 until theTRE indication appears on the display panel. Within 5 seconds of choosing the Treble mode, press the + or - buttons of the Volume +/ - Level Control2 to adjust the treble response as desired. The treble level will be shown on the display panel from a minimum ofTRE =
6 LEFT/RIGHT BALANCE CONTROL
To adjust the
7 FRONT/REAR FADER CONTROL
To adjust the
8 LOUDNESS CONTOUR (LOU)
When listening to music at low volume levels, this feature will boost the bass and treble ranges to compensate for the characteristics of human hearing. Press the LOU button to activate this feature as indicated by LOUD on the display panel. Pressing the button again will
9 AUDIO ATTENUATION (ATT)
The audio mute function is performed using the ATT (attenuator) button. This control is used to mute the volume from the system. When the ATT button is pressed, the indication ATT appears on the display panel and the volume will be muted. Pressing the ATT button again, or activating the VOL +/- function of the unit, will return to the volume level setting in use before the mute function was activated.
bl TUNER, AM/FM BAND SELECTOR
During radio play, each time the TUNER button is pressed, the radio band changes. The
indications AM 1,AM 2,FM 1,FM 2 andFM 3 will appear on the display panel according to your selection. During FM operation, when the station is broadcasting in stereo, the stereo icon appears on the display, together with an ST indication. During AM operation, no indications are displayed, except the AM band.
During CD play, pressing this button will change to radio operation without ejecting the disc.
bm MANUAL UP/DOWN TUNING (/),
STATION SEEK AND TRACK SELECTION
Each time the Up Tuning side of the button () is pressed, the radio will tune one frequency step higher. Similarly, each press of the Down Tuning side of the button () will tune one frequency step lower. To manually tune in a station, press the appropriate directional side of the button until the desired frequency is reached.
Pressing and holding either side of the button for longer than 0.5 second will cause the radio to continue tuning rapidly in the selected direction until the button is released, at which point it will seek the next available station and stop.
During CD play operation, momentarily pressing and releasing either side of the button will increase or decrease CD track selection in sequence. Pressing and holding either side of the button for longer than 0.5 second, will cause the elapsed time of the current track in play to increase or decrease accordingly.
Press the A/PS button momentarily to scan the 6 stations in the
band in use. The unit will stop at each
Pressing the button for longer than 2 seconds will activate the
To set any of the 6
1.Turn the unit on and select the desired band.
2.Select the first station to be
the Manual Up/Down or Up/Down Seek Tuning functions bm.
4.Repeat the above procedure for the remaining 5
bp LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL
The Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) panel displays the frequency, time, and activated functions.
NOTE: It is a characteristic of LCD panels that, if subjected to cold temperatures for
an extended period of time, they may take longer to illuminate than under normal conditions. In addition, the visibility of the numbers on the LCD may slightly decrease. The LCD
bq DISC SLOT
With the label surface facing up, gently insert the disc into the slot until the
NOTE: This unit is designed for play of standard 5" (12cm) Compact DiscsONLY. Do not attempt to use 3" (8cm)
br CD MODE SELECTOR (CD) AND PLAY/
PAUSE (CD/ )
When listening to radio with a disc loaded in the unit (on the display panel), press this button to return to disc play mode from the beginning of the last track in play.
During disc play, press this button to temporarily stop play of the disc. Disc elapsed time will stop and flash on the display panel. Press the button again to resume play from the point at which it was stopped. Pause mode will also be canceled by activating any other disc function.
bs TRACK SELECT (/)
During disc play, the Track Select functions are used to quickly access the beginning of a particular track. Each time the Forward Track Select () side of the button is pressed, the
next higher track number will be selected as shown on the display panel. Similarly , each time the Backward Track Select () side of the button is pressed, the next lower track number will be selected as shown on the display panel.
bt CUE/REVIEW FUNCTIONS (/)
During disc play,
buTRACK REPEAT PLAY SELECTOR (RPT)
During disc play, press this button to repeat the play of the selected track (REPEAT will appear on the display panel). Play of the track will continue to repeat until the button is pressed again and theREPEAT indication disappears from the display panel. Repeat Play mode will also be canceled by activating the TUNER function.
cl DISC EJECT ()
Disc play is stopped, the disc is ejected and the disc symbol () begins to flash when this button is pressed. The unit will then change to radio operation. Reload the disc if desired, or remove it from the unit to prevent damage ( thesymbol will disappear from the display panel).
A momentary press of the T/F button will call the time display on the incorporated quartz clock. The time display will persist for approximately
5 seconds, after which the frequency display will automatically return, unless the button is pressed again prior to the
cnAUXILIARY (AUX IN) JACK
The radio is equipped with an auxiliary audio input jack which can be interfaced to an external audio source. The jack is compatible with most CD and cassette players or an MP3 digital audio playback unit. When the external source is connected, only that audio media is played by the radio.
NOTE: If the external audio jack is used while the CD player is operational, the sound from the CD Player will be muted. However, the CD disc will continue to spin. We recommend that when the external audio jack function is used, either the radio be in the tuner mode, or the Compact Disc
be ejected from the player.
Located on the chassis behind the front panel, a
thief that the unit has been disabled by removal of the front panel.
A RESET button is located on the front of the chassis (front panel must be removed to access the button). The
1.Upon initial installation after all wiring is completed.
2.If there is a malfunction of any of the switches on the unit or the CD player, pressing the RESET button may clear the system and return to normal operation.
cq FRONT PANEL RELEASE BUTTON
This button is used to release the mechanism that holds the front panel to the chassis. To detach the front panel, press the button so that the left side of the panel is released. Grasp the released side and pull it off of the chassis. To