FM-AM-SAT radio with Compact Disc (CD) player

FM-AM-SAT radio with Compact Disc (CD) player  - Audio system - Monitor, climate, audio, phone and voice recognition systems - Infiniti QX Owners Manual - Infiniti QX

For all operation precautions, see Audio operation precautions earlier in this section. The satellite radio mode requires an active XM Satellite Radio subscription. The satellite radio is not available in Alaska, Hawaii and Guam. It may take some time to receive the activation signal after subscribing the XM Satellite Radio. After receiving the activation signal, an available channel list will be automatically updated in the radio. For XM, push the ignition switch from LOCK to ACC to update the channel list.

Audio main operation

Head unit:

The auto loudness circuit enhances the low and high frequency ranges automatically in both radio reception and CD playback.

ONOFF/Volume control:

Push the ignition switch to the ACC or ON position, and then push the ONOFF button while the system is off to turn on the last audio source, which was playing immediately before the system was turned off. While the system is on, pushing the ONOFF button turns the system off. Turn the VOL control knob to adjust the volume.

Adjusting tone quality and speaker balance:

To adjust Bass, Treble, Balance and Fade, push the Audio control knob. When the display shows the setting you want to change (Bass, Treble, Balance and Fade), rotate the Audio control knob to set the desired setting. For the other setting methods, see How to use SETTING button earlier in this section. This vehicle has some sound effect functions as follows:

► Speed Sensitive Vol.
► Drivers Audio Stage (if so equipped) For more details, see Vehicle information and settings earlier in this section.

Switching the display:

Pushing the DISCAUX button will switch the displays as follows: iPod/USB - CD/DVD - Music Box (if so equipped)- Bluetooth streaming audio - AUX- iPod/USB

Linking Intelligent Key:

The audio settings can be memorized for each Intelligent Key. For more details, see Setting memory function in the 3. Predriving checks and adjustments section.

FM-AM-SAT radio operation

When the radio band select button is pushed while the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position, the radio will come on at the channel last played. The last channel played will also come on when the ONOFF button is pushed to ON. If another audio source is playing when the radio band select button is turned to ON, the audio source will automatically be turned off and the last radio channel played will come on. When the stereo broadcast signal is weak, the radio will automatically change from stereo to monaural reception.

Pushing the FMAM radio band selectradio (FMAM) band select:

Pushing the FMAM radio band select button will change the band as follows:

AM - FM1 - FM2 - AM

Pushing the XM radio band select buttonradio (XM) band select:

Pushing the XM radio band select button will change the band as follows:

XM1 - XM2 - XM3 - XM1

The satellite radio is not available in Alaska, Hawaii and Guam.

TUNE (Tuning):

► For AM and FM radio Turn the radio TUNE knob for manual tuning.
► For XM Satellite Radio Turn the radio TUNE knob to seek channels from all of the categories when any category is not selected.

► For AM and FM radio SEEK tuning:

► For AM and FM radio Push the SEEKCAT or TRACK button to tune from low to high or highor to low frequencies and to stop at the to tune from low to high or high to low frequencies and to stop at the next broadcasting station.
► For XM Satellite Radio Push the SEEKCAT or TRACK buttonto tune to the first channel ofor the to tune to the first channel of the next or previous category. During satellite radio reception, the following notices will be displayed under certain conditions.
► NO SIGNAL (No signal is received while the SAT tuner is connected.).
► OFF AIR (Broadcasting signed off)
► CHECK ANTENNA (Antenna connection error)
► LOADING (When the initial setting is performed)
► UPDATING (When the satellite radio subscription is not active)
► INVALID CH (Invalid channel is received.)

Push the SCAN tuning button to tune from SCAN tuning:

Push the SCAN tuning button to tune from low to high frequencies and stop at each broadcasting station/channel for 5 seconds. Pushing the button again during this 10 seconds period will stop SCAN tuning and the radio will remain tuned to that station/channel. If the SCAN tuning button is not pushed within 5 seconds, SCAN tuning moves to the next station/channel. 1 to 6 Station memory operations: 12 stations/channels can be set for the FM band (6 each for FM1 and FM2), 18 for XM radio (6 each for XM1, XM2 and XM3) and 6 stations can be set for the AM band. 1. Choose the radio band using the radio band select button. 2. Tune to the desired station/channel using the SEEKCAT, TRACK, SCAN button or the radio TUNE knob. 3. Push and hold the desired station preset button 1 to 6 until the radio mutes. 4. The station indicator will then come on and the sound will resume. Memorizing is now complete. 5. Other buttons can be set in the same manner.

If the battery cable is disconnected, or if the fuse opens, the radio memory will be erased. In that case, reset the desired stations/channels. Menu (XM Satellite Radio): When the Menu key on the display is selected while the XM Satellite Radio is being played, the menu list will be displayed. The following items are available.
► Preset List Displays the preset channel list. If 1 of the 6 preset stations listed is touched and held, the current station will be stored as the new preset.
► Customize Channel List Selects specific channels to skip while using the TUNE, SEEKCAT or Menu- Categories feature.
► Favorite Artists & Songs Stores the current artist or song that is being played. Touch the Alert key to be reminded when the stored artist or song is playing on a station while listening to XM.
► Categories Selecting a category will go to the first channel in that category as defined by XM Radio.
► Direct Tune Inputs the channel number by using a keypad.

Compact Disc (CD) player operation

Push the ignition switch to the ACC or ON position and insert the Compact Disc (CD) into the slot with the label side facing up. The CD will be guided automatically into the slot and start playing. After loading the CD, the number of tracks on the CD and the play time will appear on the display. If the radio is already operating, it will automatically turn off and the CD will play. If the system has been turned off while the CD was playing, pushing the ONOFF button will start the CD.

When the DISCAUX (CD play) button isPLAY:

When the DISCAUX (CD play) button is pushed with the system off and the CD loaded, the system will turn on and the CD will start to play. When the DISCAUX button is pushed with the CD loaded and the radio playing, the radio will automatically be turned off and the CD will start to play.

Menu:

When the Menu key on the display is selected while the CD is being played, the menu screen will be displayed. The following menu options are available.
► Folder List (for CD with compressed audio files) Displays the folder list.
► Track List Displays the track list.
► Play Mode Select a play mode from the following items. Normal
1 Folder Repeat (for CD with compressed audio files)
1 Track Repeat
1 Disc Random
1 Folder Random (for CD with compressed audio files)

► Record to Music Box (for CD) (if so equipped)

Select to choose specific songs on the CD to record to the Music Box.
► Title Text Priority (for CD) Set the priority to CDDB (Compact Disc Data Base) to acquire track information from the Gracenote Database, or set the priority to CD-TEXT to acquire the information from CD.
► Automatic Recording (for CD) (if so equipped)

When this item is turned to ON, the Music Box automatically starts recording when a CD is inserted.
► Recording Quality (for CD) (if so equipped)

The larger number (132) will increase the recorded sound quality while taking up more space on the Music Box leaving less room for more songs. For the details of Music Box, see Music Box later in this section.

Forward/Rewind: Next/Previous Track and Fast Forward/Rewind:

When the more than 1.5 seconds while the CD is button is pushed for more than 1.5 seconds while the CD is being played, the CD will play while fast forwarding or rewinding. When the button is released, the CD will return to normal play speed. When the less than 1.5 seconds while the CD is being played, the next track or the button is pushed for less than 1.5 seconds while the CD is being played, the next track or the beginning of the current track on the CD will be played. When the rewind button is pushed for less than 1.5 seconds within 3 seconds after the current track starts playing, the previous track will be played.

When the  button is pushed while REPEAT (RPT), RANDOM (RDM):

When the the button is pushed while the CD is played, the play pattern can be changed as follows:

(CD)

(CD with compressed audio files)

(CD with compressed audio files)

CD EJECT:

When the CD EJECT button is pushed with CD EJECT:

When the CD EJECT button is pushed with the CD loaded, the CD will be ejected. When this button is pushed while the CD is being played, the CD will be ejected.

If the CD comes out and is not removed, it will be pulled back into the slot to protect it.

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