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You can flexibly customize the unit to suit your own preferences and
usage. Choose the SETUP menu from Sound Customizing, Visual
Customizing, etc., to select your desired setting.
The common operation for SETUP is step 1 to 4 as
follows. See down below for further information
about each SETUP menu.
Press and hold F/SETUP for at least 3 seconds.
SETUP mode is activated.
Press g or f to select the desired SETUP
(e.g. Select BEEP)
Here is the explanation for CDA-9815RB display
FM-LEVEL → REG*
→ PI SEEK*
→ SUB-W → SUB-W STEREO/
→ CD-DA / CD-DA/MP3*
→ BEEP →
SCROLL → SCROLL TYPE*
→ MUTE → INTERRUPT → AUX
→ (AUX name)*
→ PWR-IC → FONT*
DEMO → FM-LEVEL
Displayed only when AUX is ON.
“RDS” (page 9 to 12)
Displayed for CDA-9811R if an MP3 compatible changer is
Press BAND/TEL. to change the setting.
(e.g. Select BEEP ON or BEEP OFF.)
• The Display Contrast described in the section “Adjusting Display
Contrast (CDA-9815RB only)” can also be changed by turning the
Press F/SETUP again.
The display returns to normal mode.
Adjusting Source Signal Levels
FM-LEVEL HIGH (Initial setting) / FM-LEVEL LOW
If the difference in volume level between the CD player and FM radio
is too great, adjust the FM signal level.
Switching the Tuner Mode
NORMAL (Initial setting) / HI-FI / STABLE
This unit incorporates the MAX TUNE SQ for the highest quality
tuner audio. Moreover, you can choose between three settings to suit
your own personal sound preferences and usage.
NORMAL: Standard setting
HI-FI: Sound quality priority setting
STABLE: Noiseless priority setting
• If you find the sound is very noisy while listening to the tuner in Hi-
Fi mode, we recommend you change to Normal mode.
Subwoofer On and Off
SUB-W ON (Initial setting) / SUB-W OFF
When the subwoofer is on, perform the steps below to adjust the
subwoofer output phase and level.
1 Press the Rotary encoder repeatedly to select the
SUB-W → BALANCE → FADER → DEFEAT → VOLUME →
2 Press g or f.
The subwoofer output phase is toggled SUB-W
NORMAL (0°) or SUB-W REVERS (180°).
To adjust the level, turn the Rotary encoder.
Setting the Subwoofer Output (CDA-9815RB/CDA-9813R only)
STEREO (Initial setting) / MONO
You can set the subwoofer output to stereo or monoaural. Make sure
to set the correct output for your subwoofer type.
STEREO: Subwoofer stereo (L/R) output
MONO: Subwoofer monaural output
Sound (Beep) Guide Function
BEEP ON (Initial setting) / BEEP OFF
This function will give audible feedback with varying tones
depending upon the button pressed.
Changing Lighting Colour (CDA-9813R only)
AMBER ON/AMBER OFF (Initial setting)
You can change the lighting colour on the front panel.
AMBER ON: Amber colour
AMBER OFF: Green colour
Dimmer Control (CDA-9815RB/CDA-9813R/CDA-9812RX only)
DIMMER AUTO (Initial setting) / DIMMER 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 AUTO / SCROLL MANUAL (Initial setting)
This CD player can scroll the disc and track names recorded on CD-
TEXT discs, as well as the text information of MP3/WMA files,
folder names, and tags. (This function can be used for CDA-9811R if
a changer compatible with CD-Text is connected.)
SCROLL AUTO : The CD text information, the text information
of folder and file names, and the tags are scrolled
SCROLL MANUAL : The display is scrolled only 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 25) cannot be