BOSS 614CA User Manual
1. BUTTONS LOCATION AND FUNCTIONS
STORE / PRESET
PRESET MEMORY BUTTONS (M1~M6)
L O C A L /
TUNING UP / DOWN
TRACK UP / DOWN
2. HANDLING COMPACT DISCS
On a rainy day or in a very damp area, moisture may condense on the lenses inside the unit. Should this
occur, the unit will not operate properly. In such a case, remove the disc and wait for about an hour until
the moisture has evaporated.
NOTES ON CDs
1.A dirty or defective disc may cause sound dropouts while playing. To enjoy optimum sound, handle the disc as follows.
Handle the disc by its edge. To keep the disc clean, do not touch the surface (P.1).
2.Do not stick paper or tape on the disc (P.2).
3.Do not expose the discs to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot
4.Before playing, clean the discs with an optional cleaning cloth. Wipe each disc from the center out (P.4).
5.Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner,commercially available cleaners, or antistatic spray intended for analog discs.
NOTES ON DISCS
If you use the discs explained below, the sticky residue can cause the CD to stop spinning and may cause malfunction or ruin your discs.
Do not use
There are paste residue.
Ink is sticky (P.5).
Do not use CDs with old labels that are beginning
to peel off.
Stickers that are beginning
to peel away, leaving a
sticky residue (P.6).
Do not use your CDs with labels or stickers
Labels are attached (P.7).
Do Not Use Special Shape CDs
Be sure to use round shape CDs only for this unit and do not use any special shape CDs. Use of special shape CDs may cause the unit to malfunction.(P.8).
Be sure to use CDs with disc mark
Only for this unit.
Before finally installing the unit, connect the wiring temporarily and make sure it is all connected up properly and the unit and system work properly.
Use only the parts included with the unit to ensure proper installation. The use of unauthorized parts can cause malfunctions.
Consult with your nearest dealer if installation requires the drilling of holes or other modifications of the vehicle.
Install the unit where it does not get in the driver's way and cannot injure the passenger if there is a sudden stop, like an emergency stop.
If installation angle exceeds 30° from horizontal, the unit might not give its optimum performance.
Avoid installing the unit where it would be subject to high temperature, such as from direct sunlight, or from hot air, from heater, or where it would be subject to dust dirt or excessive vibration.
Be sure to remove the front panel before installing the unit.
This unit can be property installed either from “Front” (conventional DIN
Installation the unit
After inserting the half sleeve into the dashboard, select the appropriate tab according to the thickness of the dashboard material and bend them inwards to secure the holder in place.
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Be sure to use the support strap to secure the back of the unit in place. The strap can be bent by hand to the desired angle.
Removing the unit
Trim Plate Installation:
b.Insert fingers into the groove in the front of frame and pull out to remove the frame. (When
c.Insert the levers supplied with the unit into the grooves at both sides of the unit as shown in figure until they click. Pulling the levers makes it possible to remove the unit from the dashboard.
Push the trim plate against the chassis until it is fitted.
You must do this before you install the front panel, otherwise it can't be attached.
Installation using the screw holes on the sides of the unit. Fastening the unit to the factory radio mounting bracket.
1.Select a position where the screw holes of the bracket and the screw holes of the main unit become aligned (are fitted) and tighten the screws at 2 places on each side.
3.Factory radio mounting bracket.
4.Dashboard or Console
5.Hook (Remove this part)
Note: the mounting box, outer trim ring, and
4. DETACHABLE CONTROL PANEL (D.C.P.)
Removing The Detachable Control Panel (D.C.P.).
Attaching the DCP
1.Turn the power off
2.Press the D.C.P. release button
3.Remove the D.C.P.
1.Attach the panel at the right side first, with point B on the main unit touching point A on the D.C.P. (As shown on the digram).
2.Then press the left side of D.C.P. onto the main unit until a “click” sound is heard.
DO NOT insert the D.C.P from the left side. Doing so may damage it.
The D.C.P can easily be damaged by shocks. After removing it, place it in a protective case and be careful not to drop it or subject it to strong shocks.
When the release button is pressed and the D.C.P is unlocked, the car's vibrations may cause it to fall. To prevent damage to the D.C.P, always store it in a protective case after detaching it.
The rear connector that connects the main unit and the D.C.P is an extremely important part. Be careful not to damage it by pressing on it with fingernails, pens, screwdrivers, etc.
If the D.C.P is dirty, wipe off the dirt with soft,
dry cloth only. And use a cotton swab soaked
in isopropyl alcohol to clean the socket on the
back of the D.C.P.
5. WIRING DIAGRAM (20 PIN HARNESS PLUG)
(See Figure 1)
REAR LINE OUT
FRONT LINE OUT
Power antenna wire that can also be used for remote turn on led.
Ground Connect to ground terminal or
Clean unpainted metal part of chassis
Connect to a constant 12 volt source.
The radio will not work if this wire is not connected.
Accessory/Ignition Connect to existing radio wire or radio fuse.
RIGHT FRONT SPEAKER
RIGHT FRONT SPEAKER (+)
RIGHT REAR SPEAKER (+)
RIGHT REAR SPEAKER
LEFT REAR SPEAKER (+)
LEFT REAR SPEAKER
LEFT FRONT SPEAKER (+)
LEFT FRONT SPEAKER
1)PANEL RELEASE BUTTON (REL)
Press this button to remove the control panel.
12)POWER ON/OFF BUTTON
Press this button to turn on or off the power.
5)DISPLAY BUTTON (DISP)
Press this button briefly, the LCD will display the clock for about 2 seconds, then return to previous display mode.
Under clock display mode, press DISP button until the LCD flashes, press Tuning Up Button to adjust hour and Tuning Down Button to adjust minute.
16)SOURCE BUTTON (SOURCE)
Press this button to select Radio and CD modes. The available selections depends on version: Radio CD Player
Radio > CD > AUX in
Press SOURCE button for more than 3 seconds to activate or turn off the
19) FRONT (AND REAR PANEL) AUXILIARY INPUT JACKS
This unit features AUX IN line input jacks on both the front (headphone type) and rear (RCA type) panels.
AUX IN JACK IN PANEL
These two inputs cannot be used simultaneously. If you have a source unit plugged into the rear panel jack and wish to listen to a portable device (such as an MP3 player) by using the front panel jack, be sure to power off the unit plugged into the rear unit to
Similarly, if you have a device plugged into the front panel jack and wish to listen to the unit plugged into
the rear panel, be sure to turn off the front panel
3.5mm Audio In Cable (not included)
To select either the front or rear AUX IN device as a listening source, press the SOURCE button to select AUX mode. To cancel AUX IN listening, press SOURCE again.
The RESET button is located on the main unit (as shown on the diagram). To press it vertically with a ballpoint pen or metal object will activate it. The reset button is to be activated for the following reasons:
Initial installation of the unit when all wiring is completed.
All the function buttons do not operate.
Error symbol on the display.
Note: If the unit cannot function normally after reseting, please use a cotton swab soaked in isopropyl alcohol to clean the socket on the back of the control panel.
7. AUDIO OPERATIONS
10) VOLUME KNOB
Turn this knob to adjust desired volume level.
4) AUDIO BUTTON
Press this button to select desired audio function.
ORDER OF FUNCTION:
While the selected function is displayed, turn Volume Knob to adjust the level within 5 seconds, otherwise the unit will return to volume adjustment mode.
2)MUTE BUTTON (MUTE)
Press this button to mute the sound. Press it again to resume listening.
17)PRESET EQUALIZER BUTTON (EQ)
Press this button to toggle the following EQ settings:
At DSP OFF mode, EQ will be controlled by Bass/Treble setting.
13) BAND/LOUDNESS BUTTON (BAND/LOUD)
Press the Band/Loudness Button for couple of seconds to switch the loudness on or off. When
Loudness is on, display will show 'Loud On' for a few seconds.
8. RADIO OPERATIONS
11)AUTO MEMORY STORE/PRESET SCAN BUTTON (AS/PS)
1.PRESET SCAN: Press AS/PS button briefly to enter Preset Scan mode, it will scan all the preset stations in the memories, you can hear that it will stay on each station for about 5 seconds.
2.AUTO MEMORY STORE: Press AS/PS button for couple of seconds to enter Auto Store mode, this feature will automatically scan the current band and enter up to 6 strongest stations into the 6 preset memories. To stop Auto Store & Scan, press the AS/PS button again.
7)STATION PRESET BUTTONS
1.Press these buttons briefly to recall the stored stations in the selected band.
2.Presetting stations manually, Press the BAND button to select the band for the stations to be preset. Use Tuning Up/Down to tune in the stations to be preset. Press the Preset button at which you want to store the station for at least 2 second. The preset number will appear on the display accompanied by a beep, this indicates that the station has been stored into memory.
13)BAND/LOUDNESS BUTTON (BAND/LOUD)
This a dual function button. Press this button shortly to change between BAND FM1, FM2, FM3 or AM bands. Press this button for couple of seconds to turn Loudness function on or off.
14)TUNING / SEEK UP AND TUNING / SEEK DOWN BUTTONS
1.Press these buttons briefly, and the unit will operate in AUTO SEARCH tuning mode, the radio will tune up or down to the next station and remain on that station.
2.Press these buttons for more than 2 seconds, operate as MANUAL SEARCH buttons, under this mode the tuning frequency will advance up or down rapidly when the button is pressed. If the buttons are not pressed within 3 seconds, they will return to auto search mode.
8)MONO STEREO BUTTON (MO/ST)
When you receive a station,“ST” on the display will be on. Press this button to enter Mono mode.
Press this button, the radio will tune up to search stations, the available stations will blink and stay on the display for a few seconds.
6)LOCAL/DISTANT BUTTON (LOC)
During station tuning, this button allows you prior to access strong local station only (Local mode), or to access a wider range of using distant mode (DX). When powered on, DX mode will be defaulted automatically; Press LOC button briefly to select Local mode and “LOCAL” symbol on the LCD will light up for a few seconds.