CD Changer Controls
Sliding Face: The CQ-C7203U
features a motorized sliding detachable face with a large bright display. When
you press the eject button, the face slides down to allow you to insert or
remove a CD. For best visibility, you can utilize the 3-stage tilt function to
angle the faceplate at 15°, 25°, or 35°. When the security function is
activated, an alarm will sound and a message will appear to remind you to remove
the faceplate. After the faceplate is removed, a flashing red LED warns
potential thieves. A hard plastic face case is supplied for carrying your
High Definition 3D Dot Matrix
Display: The receiver's faceplate features a High Definition 3D Dot Matrix
display with 3 motion patterns, 1 spectrum analyzer, and 10 still pattern
presets to choose from.
Day & Night Design: The
CQ-C7203U has Panasonic's popular Day & Night Design. During the day, the
faceplate has a sleek, black design. At night, a series of blue LEDs around the
frame of the nosepiece and around the circumference of the two main buttons give
off a blue glow.
MP3/WMA Compatible: The
CQ-C7203U can play MP3 and WMA files recorded onto CD-R and CD-RW discs in ISO
9660 Level 1/Level 2, Apple Extension to ISO 9660, Joliet, and Romeo. The player
can support up to 511 files, 255 files in one folder, 8 levels, and 255 folders.
Satellite Radio Ready: You can
connect a satellite radio tuner to the CQ-C7203U in a number of ways. The unit
is directly compatible with the SIRIUS SIR-PAN1 Satellite Tuner for Panasonic
(item # 607SIRPAN1). In addition, you can
connect an independently controlled "plug 'n play" unit to the head unit through
the rear aux input.
A set of female RCA jacks is provided to
allow the connection of a portable audio source. Just connect your portable
cassette, MD or MP3 player to this unit, and you can listen to the audio from
the portable player through the speakers in your mobile audio system.
3-Level Dimmer: The display's
brightness can be set to one of three dimmer levels.
CEA-2006 Compliant: The
specifications given by Panasonic for the built-in amplifier comply with the
CEA-2006 mobile amplifier power testing and measurement standards from the CEA
(Consumer Electronics Association). All manufacturers who comply with the
standard can display the CEA-2006 logo on their product.
Subwoofer Output: In addition
to front and rear preamp outputs, the receiver has a non-fading, two-channel
subwoofer output. You can adjust the volume of the subwoofer output from -6dB to
+6dB in 2dB increments. In addition, you can set the frequency of the built-in
low pass filter at 80Hz, 120Hz, or 160Hz.
Sound Quality (SQ3): In
addition to the bass and treble adjustments, the unit's Sound Quality 3
functions allow you to set the level and center frequency of each of three
bands. You can adjust each band by +/-12dB at the following frequencies: Band 1
at 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, or 200Hz, Band 2 at 500Hz, 1kHz, 2kHz, or 3kHz, and Band 3
at 10kHz, 12kHz, 15kHz, or 18kHz. There are six SQ3 settings:
- SQ-Rock: speedy and heavy
sound; exaggerates bass and treble
- SQ-Pop: wide-ranged and
deep sound; slightly emphasizes bass and treble
- SQ-Vocal: clear sound;
emphasizes middle tone and slightly emphasizes treble
- SQ-Jazz: jazz-specific
deep sound with emphasis on sharpness of high-hat and echo of saxophone
- SQ-Club: club and disco
specific sound: reproduction of realism being in a club
- SQ-Flat: flat frequency
response; no emphasis applied
Mute/Attenuate: This unit
allows you to choose between mute (volume at 0), attenuate level 1 (volume
decreased by 10 steps), or attenuate level 2 (volume decreased by 5 steps) when
you want to decrease the volume instantly. After selecting mute or attenuate 1
or 2 in the menu, pressing the Mute button activates either function and the
Mute indicator light glows in the display.
(D-M): You can store a favorite station into Direct Memory. You can
immediately tune to that frequency at any time, even if the unit is turned off,
by pressing the D-M button.
The CQ-C7203U is equipped with a wireless remote control (EUR7641010). The
dimensions of the remote are: W=1.64", H=0.664", L=3.762". The remote is powered
by a CR2025 lithium battery (supplied).
Display Note: Pressing and
holding the Source button turns the unit off completely. After the unit has been
turned off, you can use the DISP button to switch the clock display and
face/button illumination on and off. If you leave the clock display and
face/button illumination on, they are "keyed." If you turn the clock display and
face/button illumination off, they only turn on when the unit is turned on
("unit on" operation).
Note: The Source button
stays lit even with the clock display and other button illumination
Optional iPod Adapter: This
receiver is compatible with the optional Panasonic CA-DC300U iPod adapter (item
#133DC300). When an iPod is connected using the adapter, all of the iPod's
controls will be disabled and it will be controlled from the receiver. With this
interface, you'll be able to play your iPod music files through your Panasonic
receiver and in most cases have all the titling information appear on the
Optional Hands-Free Phone System:
Connection of the optional Hands-Free Phone System (Hands-Free Kit featuring
Bluetooth technology: item #133BT100) allows you to talk on a handsfree cellular
phone if the phone supports Bluetooth.
Note: This unit is
designed only for receiving calls. It cannot send calls.
Optional Expansion Module (hub
unit): Connection of the CY-EM100U Expansion Module (item #133CYEM100)
allows you to connect up to 4 optional components. You can choose from the
following devices: DVD changer (maximum of 1 can be connected), CD changer
(maximum of 1 can be connected), iPod (maximum of 2 can be connected), Hand-Free
Phone System (maximum of 1 can be connected), or SIRIUS tuner (maximum of 1 can be connected).
CD Changer Controls
CD Changer Controls: The
CQ-C7203U has controls for a compatible Panasonic CD changer, such as the
CX-DP880. A CA-CC30U adapter cable (item 133CACC30) is required to connect a CD
changer to this unit. CD Changer functions include: Disc Skip, Direct Disc
Select (remote only), Track Skip, Track Search (FF/RW), Disc Intro Scan, Track
Intro Scan, Disc repeat, Track repeat, Disc random and Track random.