Using the Bluetooth® audio system

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Bluetooth® audio system

The Bluetooth® audio system enables you to enjoy music played on a portable
digital audio player (portable player) from the vehicle speakers via
wireless communication.
This audio system supports Bluetooth®, a wireless data system capable of
playing portable audio music without cables. If your portable player does
not support Bluetooth®, the Bluetooth® audio system will not function.

- Vehicles with a navigation system.
Owners of models equipped with a navigation system should refer to
the “Navigation System Owner's Manual”.
- Vehicles without a navigation system.

Conditions under which the system will not operate

Conditions under which the system will not operate

If using a portable player that does not support Bluetooth®.
If the portable player is switched off.
If the portable player is not connected.
If the portable player’s battery is low.
If the portable player is behind the seat or in the glove box or console box.
If metal is covering or touching the portable player.

When transferring ownership of the vehicle

Be sure to initialize the system to prevent personal data from being improperly
accessed.

About Bluetooth®

Bluetooth is a registered trademark of

Bluetooth is a registered trademark of
Bluetooth SIG. Inc.

Compatible models

Bluetooth® specifications:
Ver. 1.1, or higher (Recommended: Ver. 1.2).
Following profiles:
• A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Ver. 1.0, or higher (Conformed:
Ver. 1.2).
• AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile) Ver. 1.0 or higher (Conformed:
Ver. 1.3).
Portable players must correspond to the above specifications in order to be connected
to the Bluetooth® audio system. However, please note that some functions
may be limited depending on the type of portable player.

Certification for the Bluetooth® audio system

FCC ID: AJDK018.
IC ID: 775E-K018.
MADE IN JAPAN.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and RSS-Gen of IC 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.

CAUTION:
FCC WARNING
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
Radio Frequency Radiation Exposure. This equipment complies with FCC radiation
exposure limits set forth for uncontrolled equipment and meets the FCC radio frequency
(RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65. This equipment has
very low levels of RF energy that it deemed to comply without maximum permissive
exposure evaluation (MPE). But it is desirable that it should be installed and operated
with at least 7.9 in. (20 cm) and more between the radiator and person’s body
(excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles).
This transmitter must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other
antenna or transmitter.
Caution while driving
Do not connect portable players or operate the controls.

NOTICE:
To prevent damage to portable players
Do not leave portable players in the vehicle. The temperature inside the vehicle
may become high, resulting in damage to the player.

Using the Bluetooth® audio system

Audio unit

1. Display.

1. Display.
A message, name, number,
etc. is displayed.
Lower-case characters and
special characters cannot be
displayed.
2. Displays information that is
too long to be displayed at
one time on the display (press
and hold).
3. Selects items such as menu
and number.
Turn: Selects an item.
Press: Inputs the selected
item.
4. Bluetooth® connection condition.
If “BT” is not displayed, the
Bluetooth® audio system
cannot be used.

Operating the system using voice commands

By following voice guidance instructions output from the speaker, voice
commands enable the operation of the Bluetooth® audio system without
the need to check the display or operate. .

Operation procedure when using voice commands

Press the talk switch and follow voice guidance instructions.

Auxiliary commands when using voice commands

The following auxiliary commands can be used when operating the
system using a voice command:
“Cancel”: Exits the Bluetooth® audio system.
“Repeat”: Repeats the previous voice guidance instruction.
“Go back”: Returns to the previous procedure.
“Help”: Reads aloud the function summary if a help comment is registered
for the selected function.

Using the Bluetooth® audio system for the first time

Before using the Bluetooth® audio system, it is necessary to register a
Bluetooth® enabled portable player in the system. Follow the procedure
below to register (pair) a portable player:
1. Press using .and select “BT•A MENU” using 2. Press the talk switch or select “BT•A Setup” using.
2. Press the talk switch or select “BT•A Setup” using The introductory guidance and portable player name registration.
The introductory guidance and portable player name registration
instructions are heard.
3. Select “Pair Audio Player (Pair Audio)” using a voice command
or 4. Register a portable player name by either of the following methods:.
4. Register a portable player name by either of the following methods:
a. Select “Record Name” using say the name to be, and say the name to be
registered.
b. Press the talk switch and say the name to be registered.
A voice guidance instruction to confirm the input is heard.
5. Select “Confirm” using a voice command or A passkey is displayed and heard, and a voice guidance instruction for.
A passkey is displayed and heard, and a voice guidance instruction for
inputting the passkey into the portable player is heard.
6. Input the passkey into the portable player.
Refer to the manual that comes with the portable player for the operation
of the portable player.
Guidance for registration completion is heard.
If the portable player has a Bluetooth® phone, the phone can be registered
at the same time. A voice guidance instruction to register a Bluetooth
® phone is heard.
7. Select “Yes” or “No” using a voice command or Menu list of the Bluetooth® audio system.

Menu list of the Bluetooth® audio system

When using a voice command

When using a voice command

For numbers, say a combination of single digits from zero to nine.
Say the command correctly and clearly.

Situations in which the system may not recognize your voice

When driving on rough roads.
When driving at high speeds.
When air is blowing out of the vents onto the microphone.
When the air conditioning fan emits a loud noise.

Operations that cannot be performed while driving

Operating the system withRegistering a portable player to the system..
Registering a portable player to the system.

Operating a Bluetooth® enabled portable player

- Type A

- Type B

- Type B

Selecting an album

Selecting an album

To select the desired album, press .or Selecting tracks.

Selecting tracks

Press on or to select the desired track. on Playing and pausing tracksto select the desired track.

Playing and pausing tracks

To play or pause a track, press Fast-forwarding and rewinding tracks.

Fast-forwarding and rewinding tracks

To fast-forward or rewind, press and hold on or until on you hear a beep.until
you hear a beep.

Random playback

Press To cancel, press again..
To cancel, press Repeat playagain.

Repeat play

Press To cancel, press again..
To cancel, press Scanning tracksagain.

Scanning tracks

Press To cancel, press again..
To cancel, press Switching the displayagain.

Switching the display

Press Each time the button is pressed, the display changes in the following order:.
Each time the button is pressed, the display changes in the following order:
Elapsed time → Album title → Track title → Artist name

Bluetooth® audio system functions

Depending on the portable player that is connected to the system, certain functions
may not be available.

Error messages

“Memory Error”: This indicates a problem in the system.

Setting up a Bluetooth® enabled portable player

Registering a portable player in the Bluetooth® audio system allows the
system to function. The following functions can be used for registered portable
players:

Functions and operation procedures

- Pattern A.
To enter the menu for each function, follow the steps below using a
voice command or Registering a portable player:
Registering a portable player
1. “Setup” → 2. “Bluetooth Audio Setup (BT•A Setup)” →
3. “Pair Audio Player (Pair Audio)”.
Selecting a portable player to be used
1. “Setup” → 2. “Bluetooth Audio Setup (BT•A Setup)” →
3. “Connect Audio Player (Connect)”.
Changing the registered name of a portable player
1. “Setup” → 2. “Bluetooth Audio Setup (BT•A Setup)” →
3. “Change Name”.
Listing the registered portable players
1. “Setup” → 2. “Bluetooth Audio Setup (BT•A Setup)” →
3. “List Audio Players (List Audios)”.
Changing the passkey
1. “Setup” → 2. “Bluetooth Audio Setup (BT•A Setup)” →
3. “Set Passkey”.
Deleting a registered portable player
1. “Setup” → 2. “Bluetooth Audio Setup (BT•A Setup)” →
3. “Delete Audio Player (Delete Audio)”.

- Pattern B.
1. Press 2. Press the talk switch or select “BT•A Setup” usingto select “BT•A MENU”.
2. Press the talk switch or select “BT•A Setup” using 3. Select one of the following functions using a voice command.
3. Select one of the following functions using a voice command
or Registering a portable player.
Registering a portable player
“Pair Audio Player (Pair Audio)”.
Selecting a portable player to be used
“Connect Audio Player (Connect)”.
Changing the registered name of a portable player
“Change Name”.
Listing the registered portable players
“List Audio Players (List Audios)”.
Changing the passkey
“Set Passkey”.
Deleting a registered portable player
“Delete Audio Player (Delete Audio)”.

Registering a portable player

Select “Pair Audio Player (Pair Audio)” using a voice command or and perform the procedure for registering a portable player.,
and perform the procedure for registering a portable player.

Selecting a portable player to be used

1. Select “Connect Audio Player (Connect)” using a voice command
or - Pattern A..
- Pattern A.
Select the portable player to be used by either of the following
methods, and select “Confirm” by using a voice command or
a. Press the talk switch and say the name of the desired portable:
a. Press the talk switch and say the name of the desired portable
player.
b. Press the talk switch and say “List Audio Players”. When the
name of the desired portable player is read aloud, press the
talk switch.
- Pattern B.
2. Select the portable player to be used using - Pattern A..

- Pattern A.
3. Press the talk switch and say “From Car” or “From Audio player”,
and select “Confirm” by using a voice command or - Pattern B.
- Pattern B
3. Select “From Car” or “From Audio”, using If “From Car” is selected, the portable player will be automatically connected.
If “From Car” is selected, the portable player will be automatically connected
whenever the “POWER” switch is in either ACCESSORY or
ON mode.

Changing the registered name of a portable player

1. Select “Change Name” using a voice command or - Pattern A..
- Pattern A.
2. Select the name of the portable player to be changed by either of
the following methods, and select “Confirm” using a voice command
or a. Press the talk switch and say the name of desired portable:
a. Press the talk switch and say the name of desired portable
player.
b. Press the talk switch and say “List Audio Players”. When the
name of the desired portable player is read aloud, press the
talk switch.

- Pattern B.
2. Select the desired portable player name to be changed using
3. Press the talk switch or select “Record Name” using.
3. Press the talk switch or select “Record Name” using say the new name., and
say the new name.
4. Select “Confirm” using a voice command or Listing the registered portable players.

Listing the registered portable players

Select “List Audio Players (List Audios)” using a voice command or
players will be read aloud.. The list of registered portable players will be read aloud.
When listing is complete, the system returns to “BT•A Setup”.
Pressing the talk switch while the name of a portable player is being read
aloud selects the portable player, and the following functions will become
available:
Selecting a portable player: “Connect Audio Player (Connect)”.
Changing a registered name: “Change Name”.
Deleting a portable player: “Delete Audio Player (Delete Audio)”.

Changing the passkey

1. Select “Set Passkey” using a voice command or - Pattern A..
- Pattern A.
Press the talk switch, say a 4 to 8-digit number, and select “Confirm”
using a voice command or - Pattern B..
- Pattern B.
2. Select a 4 to 8-digit number using The number should be input 1 digit at a time..
The number should be input 1 digit at a time.
3. When the entire number to be registered as a passkey has been
input, press If the number to be registered has 8 digits, pressing of the knob is notagain.
If the number to be registered has 8 digits, pressing of the knob is not
necessary.

Deleting a registered portable player

1. Select “Delete Audio Player (Delete Audio)” using a voice command
or - Pattern A..
- Pattern A.
2. Select the portable player to be deleted by either of the following
methods and select “Confirm” using a voice command or a. Press the talk switch and say the name of the desired portable:
a. Press the talk switch and say the name of the desired portable
player.
b. Press the talk switch and say “List Audio Players”. When the
name of the desired portable player is read aloud, press the
talk switch.
- Pattern B.
2. Select the desired portable player to be deleted using If the portable player to be deleted is paired as a Bluetooth® phone, the.
If the portable player to be deleted is paired as a Bluetooth® phone, the
registration of the mobile phone can be deleted at the same time. A voice
guidance instruction to delete a mobile phone is heard.
3. Select “Yes” or “No” using a voice command or The number of portable players that can be registered.

The number of portable players that can be registered

Up to 2 portable players can be registered in the system.

Bluetooth® audio system setup

System setup items and operation procedures

- Pattern A.
To enter the menu for each function, follow the steps below using a
voice command or - Pattern B.:
- Pattern B.
1. Press 2. Select “System Setup” using .to select “BT•A MENU”.
2. Select “System Setup” using 3. Select one of the following items using.
3. Select one of the following items using Setting voice guidance volume:
Setting voice guidance volume
“Guidance Vol”.
Displaying the Bluetooth® device address and name
“Device Name”.
Initializing the system
“Initialize”.

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