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pg. 155 Audio system SC816 (certain models)

The following pages describe the use of your SC816


1. On/off (push)

2. · Volume (turn)
· Pause/Mute (push)
· Balance (pull)

3. CD mode selector - Active Sound Control (single)

4. CD changer selector

5. · Tape mode selector
· Tape direction selector PROG

6. Bass control

7. Treble control

8. Fader control

9. · Preset buttons
· CD-Disc No. selector

10. Dolby B NR button

11. CD-random play

12. Cassette eject

13. Not in use

14. Auto seek memory

15. Scan

16. · Seek tuning up/down
· TP-Next/Previous song
· CD-Next UP/Previous DOWN track

17. · Manual tuning
· TP-fast forward/Rewind
· CD-Music searchUP/DOWN

18. CD eject (single)

19. CD slot

20. Cassette slot

21. Display

22. Waveband selector (AM)

23. Waveband selectors (FM)

24. · Anti-theft LED
· Disc in LED (single)

TP = Applicable only in Tape Mode

CD = Applicable only when in CD mode and connected to a CD changer.

pg. 156 Anti-theft code


Anti-theft code

The radio features anti-theft circuitry. If the set is removed from the vehicle or if the battery power is disconnected, a special code must be entered to enable operation of the set.

Refer to the radio code card supplied with your vehicle or ask your Volvo retailer for the correct code.
When the car is parked with ignition key removed the anti-theft LED will flash.

Anti-theft LED

To enter the code

After installation or when the set has been disconnected from power, the set displays "CODE" when it is switched on.

Enter the 4-digit code using the preset buttons.

If the correct code is entered the set is ready to use.

If you enter an incorrect code you must enter the correct code again from the beginning.


Incorrect code

If an incorrect code has been entered "EEEE" is displayed. Enter the correct code. After three unsuccessful coding attempts the set will lock and remain locked for two hours.

"OFF" is displayed.

During this waiting period:
· the battery must be connected
· the ignition key must be turned to position I
· the unit must be turned on

Make sure the headlights are turned off to help prevent battery drain (please refer to page 26 for information on turning the headlights off).

Enter the code again once this time has elapsed.

pg. 157 Radio SC-816


A - On/off switch

Push the button to switch on the radio. Press the button to turn the radio off.

B - Volume control

Turn the button clockwise to increase the volume. The volume control is electronic and has no end stop.

C- Waveband selector

The desired waveband is set by pressing one of the waveband selector buttons. The frequency and waveband is shown on the display.

NOTE: There are two FM wavebands and one
AM waveband. This makes it possible to store 2 x 6 FM stations and 6 AM stations in the memory.

D- Setting frequency selection

The radio can be used in most parts of the world by changing the frequency selection intervals as follows:

Depress and hold preset button 5 and turn the radio ON. "USA" will flash on the display.

Each time button 5 is pressed, the frequency selection will change from "USA" to "AUS", etc. When the correct country name is displayed, wait 5 seconds and the radio will be
ready for use.

E- Manual tuning

Press the left side tune button to tune to lower frequencies and the right side to tune to higher frequencies. The tuned frequency is displayed.

ST will be displayed to indicate stereo FM reception.

pg. 158 Radio SC-816


A - Seek tuning up/down

Press the left side tune button to tune to lower frequencies and the right side to tune to higher frequencies. The radio seeks the next audible station and stops there. If you wish to continue the seek tuning, press the tune button again.

B - Preset programming

1. Tune to the desired frequency.

2. Depress and hold a preset button. The audio will cut out. Keep the button depressed until the audio comes on again (approx. 2 seconds).

3. The frequency is now stored on this preset button.

C- Preset buttons

To select a pre-programed radio frequency, depress the preset button. The set frequency will be displayed.

pg. 159 Radio SC-816


A - Automatic programming (Auto)

Please note that this function will not interfere with pre-stored stations on buttons 1-6.

This function automatically seeks and stores up to 8 strong AM or FM stations.

This is especially useful when travelling in areas where radio stations are unfamiliar.

1. Depress and hold the "AUTO" button for at least 1 second. A number of strong stations (max. 8) on the chosen waveband are now automatically stored in the memory.

The lowest frequency station is heard. If
there are no audible stations, "- - - - " is displayed.

2. Press the "AUTO" button (for less than 1 second) to obtain another autostored station.
A new station will be selected each time the button is pressed momentarily.

B - Bass control

Adjust the bass by sliding the control up or down (up to increase, down to decrease).

A "detent" indicates "equalized" bass.

C- Treble control

Adjust the treble by sliding the control up or down (up to increase, down to decrease).

A "detent" indicates "equalized" treble.

pg. 160 Radio SC-816


A - Fader control

Adjust front/rear speaker balance by sliding the control up or down.

(Up to direct more sound to the front speakers, Down to direct more sound to the rear speakers).

The "detent" indicates "equalized" front /rear balance position.

B - Pause function

Press the "volume" knob to temporarily mute the sound. "PAUSE" is displayed.

C- Balance control

Pull out the "volume" knob and adjust the left/right balance by turning the knob counter- clocKWise or clocKWise.

D- Scan

Press this button to listen to each station for five seconds. Press it again to stop scanning.

E- Active sound control (ASC)

The ASC function automatically adjusts the volume level of the audio system according to driving speed.
To deactivate ASC depress the "CD" button until "ASC" is no longer displayed.

To activate ASC, depress the "CD" button until "ASC" is displayed (approx. 2 seconds).

pg. 161 Cassette deck


A - Cassette slot

The cassette is inserted with the open side to the right (side 1 or A of the cassette upwards).

When the cassette is inserted, the radio is disengaged and the cassette will start to play automatically. "TAPE " or "TAPE " is displayed to indicate which side of the tape is being played. When one side of the tape has been played the unit will automatically play the other side (auto-reverse). The cassette can be inserted or ejected even when the unit is switched off.

B - Reversing the tape (PROG)

Press the button to play the other side of the tape.

C- Fast winding

The tape is advanced with " " and rewound with " ". "FF" will be displayed while advancing the tape. "REW" will be displayed while rewinding the tape.

Fast winding can be stopped by pressing the tuning button or the TAPE button again.

D- Dolby B NR button

Press this button when you use tapes recorded with the Dolby B noise reduction system.

The Dolby symbol will be indicated in the display.

pg. 162 Cassette deck


A - Next selector

Press the " " button and the tape will automatically advance to the next song.

There must be a pause of approx. 5 seconds between songs for this function to operate.

B - Previous selector

Press the " " button and the tape will automatically rewind to the previous song.

There must be a pause of approx. 5 seconds between songs for this function to operate.

C- Pause

If you press the "volume" knob the tape is stopped, the unit is silent and "PAUSE" is displayed. To restart the tape press the knob again.

D- Scan

Press this button to listen to the first five seconds of each song. Press it again to stop scanning. "SCAN" will be displayed.

pg. 163 Cassette deck


A - Cassette eject

If the button is pressed the tape will stop and the cassette will be ejected. The radio will be automatically engaged. The radio, CD or CD changer will engage automatically (depending on which mode was activated before the tape was played).

B - To re-enter Radio mode

Push one of the waveband selector buttons

When the unit re-enters Radio mode, the cassette will not be ejected.

C- To re-enter Tape mode

If the Tape function has been disconnected and the cassette has not been ejected, the Tape mode can be re-entered by pressing the "TAPE" button.

D- To re-enter CD mode

If the CD function has been disconnected and the CD has not been ejected, the CD mode can be re-entered by pressing the "CD" button.

E- To re-enter CD changer mode

If the CD changer function has been disconnected, the CD changer mode can be re-entered by pressing the "CHGR" button.

pg. 164 CD - Single



A - CD slot

With the audio system on, insert a disc into the slot with the label side up. When the CD is inserted, the radio is disengaged and the CD will start to play automatically.
The CD can be inserted or ejected even when the unit is switched off.

When the CD has been inserted into the player, the "DISC IN" light will always be ON even if the radio, tape deck or CD changer are in use.

B - CD mode selector

Press "CD" to actuate the CD mode. The track last listened to will continue to play. If the CD-player is empty, "NO CD" will be displayed.

C - CD eject

If the button is pressed the CD will stop and the disc will be ejected. The radio will be automatically engaged. The radio, tape or CD changer will engage automatically (depending on which mode was activated before the CD was played).

NOTE: If the CD eject button is pressed and the disc is not removed within 12 seconds, the disc will be drawn into the CD player again.

pg. 165 CD - Single



A - Music search

Press the " " or " " button to search within a track. While the button is depressed the playing time for this track will be displayed.

B - Changing the selected track number

Press " " for forward selection or " " for bacKWard selection. The disc number and the chosen track number will be displayed.

C- Playing-time display

When the "CD" button is pressed the playing time for the current track is displayed for 5 seconds.

D- Scan

Press this button to listen to the first ten seconds of each track. Press it again to stop scanning.

pg. 166 CD - Single


A - Random choice

Press "RND" to actuate the random mode. From a disc, tracks will be played at random.
"RND" will be displayed when this function is engaged.

B - Pause

If you press the "volume" knob the disc is stopped, the unit is silent and "PAUSE" is displayed. To restart the disc press the knob again.

C- To re-enter Radio mode

Push one of the waveband selector buttons

D- To re-enter Tape mode

If a cassette is already inserted, the tape deck will re-engage if the "TAPE" button is pressed.

E- To re-enter CD mode

If the CD function has been disconnected and the CD has not been ejected, the CD mode can be re-entered by pressing the "CD" button.

F - To re-enter CD changer mode

If the CD changer function has been disconnected, the CD changer mode can be re-entered by pressing the "CHGR" button.

pg. 167 CD - Changer (option)


A - CD changer mode selector

Press "CHGR" to actuate the CD changer mode. The disc/track last listened to will continue to play. If the CD-changer cartridge* is empty, "0-00" will be displayed. If there is no cartridge in the chanager "- - - -" will be displayed. If a selected disc does not exist, the disc number and "-00" will be displayed and the next disc will be automatically selected.

B - Disc number selector

Depress one of the preset buttons (1-6) to select the disc number desired. The selected disc number and track number will be displayed.

C- Music search

Press the " " or " " button to search within a track. While the button is depressed the playing time for this track will be displayed.

*The functions pertaining to the CD-changer are only applicable if the unit has been connected to the Volvo CD-changer, which is sold separately as an accessory, or on certain models, standard on the car.
If no CD-changer is connected to the unit "EEEE" will be displayed
if you happen to choose CHGR mode.

pg. 168 CD - Changer (option)


A - Changing the selected track number

Press " " for forward selection or " " for bacKWard selection. The chosen disc number and track number will be displayed.

B - Playing-time display

When the "CHGR" button is pressed the playing time for the current track is displayed for 5 seconds.

C- Scan

Press this button to listen to the first ten seconds of each track. Press it again to stop scanning.

pg. 169 CD - Changer (option)


A - Random choice

Press "RND" to actuate the random mode. From a disc chosen at random, 4 tracks will be played (also chosen at random). A new disc will then be played in the same way. "RND" will be displayed when this function is engaged.

B - Pause

If you press the "volume" knob the disc is stopped, the unit is silent and "PAUSE" is displayed. To restart the disc press the knob again.

C- To re-enter Radio mode

Push one of the waveband selector buttons.

D- To re-enter Tape mode

If a cassette is already inserted, the tape deck will re-engage if the "TAPE" button is pressed.

E- To re-enter CD mode

If the CD function has been disconnected and the CD has not been ejected, the CD mode can be re-entered by pressing the "CD" button.

F - To re-enter CD changer mode

If the CD changer function has been disconnected, the CD changer mode can be re-entered by pressing the "CHGR" button.

pg. 170 Technical specifications

SC-816

Power output: 4 x 25 W (10% dist.)
Output impedance: 4 Ohms
System voltage: 12 Volts, negative ground

Radio

System: PLL (Phase Lock Loop) system with tuned RF (Radio
Frequency) front and end automatic wide band gain control.
Electronic suppression circuitry (noise killer).

The Radio is equipped with FM diversity.

Frequency range:
AM 530 - 1710 kHz
FM 87.9 - 107.9 MHz
Sensitivity:
AM 1.1µV
FM 20µV
Stereo separation: 35 dB

Cassette deck

4track, 2 channel stereo

Full logic electronic tape transport

Tape speed: 4.76 cm/sec.
Channel separation 53 dB
Frequency range 3015000 hz
S/N (120 µV) 56 dB without Dolby B NR
S/N (120 µV) 66 dB with Dolby B NR
Wow and Flutter < 0.06%
Pinch off

"Dolby" and the double D symbol are the trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. Dolby noise reduction manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.



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