DVD/Video CD Features
Inputs and Outputs
Navigation Speaker Note
Prior to operating this unit, you can assign a 4-digit ID
code for security. Once the ID code has been set, the unit cannot be operated without entering the ID code if
the main power supply is disconnected then reconnected.
Video Display: This unit is equipped with
a motorized 7" widescreen LCD that serves as a video monitor and
system information display.
Angle and Position Adjustment: You can adjust the display's
angle and position for better visibility. The display
slides forward and backward, allowing you to choose one of two slide positions,
Front or Rear. In the Front slide position, you can choose one of 5 tilt angles.
In the Rear slide position, you can choose one of 4 tilt angles. In addition,
the display can be manually swiveled.
Adjustment: You can adjust the display's contrast, brightness,
color, and tint. The display's dimmer function can be set to one of four
brightness levels or Auto. When set to Auto, the display automatically adjusts
its brightness according to the ambient light intensity.
Image Capture: Up to five images can be imported from TV,
VTR, DVD, or Video CD for a wallpaper.
Calendar Display: The calendar
display shows the current time, month, day, and year, plus a calendar graphic
with the current day highlighted.
Aspect Ratio: You can choose
from the following screen modes:
- Normal: displays 16:9
widescreen format pictures that fill the entire screen width, and 4:3
(conventional TV) pictures display with black bars on either side
- Full: expands 4:3 pictures
horizontally to fill the entire width of the screen, distorting the picture
slightly but retaining full image height
- Just: expands 4:3 pictures
horizontally only at the edges
- Zoom: expands 4:3 pictures
both horizontally and vertically, filling the screen without distorting the
picture but cutting off the top and bottom edges
TV Tuner: The hideaway unit has
a built-in TV tuner. Using the Auto Preset Memory feature, you can automatically
store up to 18 channels.
Sirius Satellite Radio: The CQ-VAD7300U can control an optional Sirius Satellite Radio tuner by Panasonic
(item #133SRT100). In addition to the Sirius tuner, you will need an antenna and
subscription in order to receive Sirius Satellite Radio programming.
V: The tuner is designed to help suppress
multi-path distortion and reduce the problem of radio signal reflections in
metropolitan areas. It also features increased sensitivity for weak signal
MP3 Playback: This
unit can play MP3 files recorded on CD-ROM, CD-R and CD-RW discs in ISO9660
Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, and Romeo formats. Each disc should have a maximum of 8
trees, 254 folders, and 512 files.
Dual Zone Capable (Private Mode):
Private Mode routes all A/V entertainment to an optional back seat monitor and
headphone system, allowing front seat passengers to enjoy independent CD or
Preamp Outputs: In
addition to the 4V front and rear preamp outputs, this unit has a set of 4V
subwoofer preamp outputs. The volume level of the subwoofer preamp outputs is
adjustable from 0 to 7. In addition, these outputs have a low-pass filter that
can be set to 80Hz or 120Hz.
the optical digital output with an optional optical fiber cable, you can send a
Dolby Digital or DTS bitstream to a compatible digital surround processor (not
When playing a DVD or Video CD, there are three fast-play speeds in both
directions (1.5x, 10x, or 20x).
Slow Motion: When playing a DVD
or Video CD, you may move forward through the program being played in slow
motion. Slow motion playback cannot be performed in reverse.
Repeat Play: When playing a
DVD, you can repeat the current chapter. When playing a Video CD, you can repeat
the current track.
Direct Title/Chapter Access:
Using the supplied remote, you can directly access any title or chapter on a
Multi-Angle Display: This
function allows you to choose the viewing angle of scenes that were shot from a
number of different angles.
Note: This function is limited to DVDs
recorded with multiple camera angles.
Dynamic Range Compression: This
function reduces a Dolby Digital soundtrack's dynamic range so you can hear
quieter dialog without being overwhelmed by loud sections. You can choose a
setting of Minimum, Standard, or Off.
- Menu Language: allows you to
select the default menu language
- Subtitle Language: allows
you to select the default subtitle language
- Audio Language: allows you
to select the default audio language
- DVD Aspect: allows you to
select 4:3 or 16:9
- Letterbox: allows you to
select Pan & Scan or Letterbox
- On-screen Display:
allows you to turn the on-screen display On or Off
Outputs: The unit has stereo RCA jacks and
an RCA composite video jack that connect to an optional monitor.
unit can control compatible 6-disc and 8-disc Panasonic CD changers.
Changer Control: Using
the optional CA-CD55 dual changer adapter, you can control two compatible
Panasonic changers with this head unit.
YEFX9993009 Remote Control:
The supplied remote controls all functions of this unit, including display
position adjustment and DVD menu navigation.
Hideaway Unit Front Panel:
- Ground: 0.250" male
spade terminal for use with supplied ground lead
- Power Supply: 16-pin male
jack for use with supplied hideaway unit wiring harness
- To Display Unit: 20-pin jack
that connects to the display unit using the supplied display unit/hideaway
unit connecting cord
- TV Antenna In: 4 mini-jacks
for use with supplied TV antennas
- Radio Antenna In: female
Motorola jack for use with supplied radio antenna extension cord
Hideaway Unit Rear Panel:
- CD C-In: stereo RCA jacks
and 8-pin female jack that connect to a compatible Panasonic CD changer
- VTR1 In: stereo RCA jacks
and RCA composite video jack
- VTR2 In: stereo RCA jacks
and RCA composite video jack
- Video Out: stereo RCA jacks
and RCA composite video jack
- Front Pre-out: stereo RCA
- Rear Pre-out: stereo RCA
- Subwoofer Pre-out:
two RCA jacks (mono)
- Hideaway Unit: W=9.611",
Navigation Speaker: The
supplied navigation speaker will output audio from an optional navigation system
when the navigation system is connected to this unit.
Note: Currently, a
Panasonic navigation system is not available in the United States.