Adjusting the Sound

Press the MENU button to display


Press the MENU button to display the sound settings. Turn the selector knob to select an appropriate setting:

bass, treble, fader, balance, SUBW* (subwoofer) and SVC (speedsensitive volume compensation).

Press the selector knob (ENTER) to enter the setting, then turn the selector knob to adjust the setting.

*: If equipped

BASS - Adjusts the bass.


BASS -

Adjusts the bass.

TREBLE -

Adjusts the treble.

FADER -

Adjusts the front-to-back strength of the sound.

BALANCE -

Adjusts the side-toside strength of the sound.

If equipped

SUBW -

Adjusts the strength of sound from the subwoofer speaker.

If the fader adjustment is set to F9 (maximum front level), the subwoofer is turned off.

SVC -

Adjusts the volume level based on the vehicle speed.

Eachmode is shown in the display as it changes. Turn the selector knob to adjust the setting to your liking.

Except SVC adjustment

When the level reaches the center, you will see ‘‘C’’ in the display.   

To return to the normal play, push the RETURN or MENU button after you stop adjusting a mode.

Speed-sensitive Volume Compensation (SVC)

The SVC has four modes: SVC OFF, SVC LOW, SVC MID, and SVC HIGH. Turn the selector knob to adjust the setting to your liking. If you feel the sound is too loud, choose low. If you feel the sound is too quiet, choose high.

The SVC mode controls the volume based on vehicle speed. The faster you go, the louder the audio volume becomes. As you slow down, the audio volume decreases.

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