Nissan Altima Owners Manual: FM/AM radio with compact disc (CD) player (if so equipped)

1.  CD eject button


1. 2. CD insert slot CD eject button
2. CD insert slot
3. SCAN button
4. DISP button
5. RPT/RDM button
6. TUNE/FOLDER knob / MENU button 7. AUX IN jack
8. AUX button
9. CD button
10. AM button
11. FM button
12. VOL (volume) control knob / power button 13. Station select (1 - 6) buttons 14. TRACK 15. SEEK buttonbutton
15. For all operation precautions, see Audio operationSEEK button


For all operation precautions, see Audio operation precautions in this section.

Audio main operation

VOL (volume) control knob / power button

Place the ignition switch in the ACC or ON position, then press the VOL (volume) control knob / power button. If you listen to the radio with the engine not running, place the ignition in the ACC position. The mode (radio or CD) that was playing immediately before the system was turned off resumes playing.

When no CD is loaded, the radio comes on.

Pressing the VOL (volume) control knob / power button again turns the system off.

Turn the VOL (volume) control knob / power button to the right to increase volume or to the left to decrease volume.

MENU button (Bass, Treble, Balance, Fade, Speed Sensitive Volume and Clock):

Press the MENU button to change the mode as follows:

Bass → Treble → Balance → Fade → Spd. Sen.

Vol. (Speed Sensitive Volume)→AUX IN Volume → Clock → Clock Adjust

To adjust the Bass, Treble, Fade and Balance, press the MENU button until the desired mode appears in the display. Press the SEEK or
SEEK or TRACK to the button to adjust the setting
to the desired level (-5 to +5). Balance adjusts the sound between the right and left speakers. Fade adjusts the sound between the front and rear speakers.

Once you have adjusted the sound quality to the desired level, press the MENU button repeatedly until the radio or CD display reappears. Otherwise, the radio or CD display will automatically reappear after about 10 seconds.

Speed Sensitive Volume (SSV) adjusts the volume of the audio system as the vehicles driving speed changes. It can be set as follows: OFF → LOW → MID → HIGH

DISP (display) button:

Press the DISP (display) button while a CD is playing to change the text shown in the audio display as follows: For CDs:

Running Time → Album Title: → Artist Name: → Song Title

For MP3 CDs:

Running Time → Folder Title: → Album Title: → Artist Name: → Song Title:

If the text information is too long to fully be displayed on the screen; press and hold the DISP button for longer than 1.5 seconds to scroll through the rest of the text.

Press the DISP (display) button while the radio is playing to toggle the audio display between station number and RDS.

Clock operation

To turn the clock display on or off, press the MENU button repeatedly until Clock appears on the display. Turn the TUNE/FOLDER knob to toggle the setting (ON or OFF).

Clock set

1. Press the MENU button repeatedly until Adjust Clock appears on the display.

2. Press the ENTER button.

3. Change Hour will appear on the screen. Turn the TUNE/FOLDER knob to adjust the hours and then press ENTER.

4. Change Minute will appear on the screen.

Turn the TUNE/FOLDER knob to adjust the minutes and then press ENTER.

The display will return to the regular clock display after 10 seconds if no further adjustment is performed.

FM/AM radio operation

AM and FM buttons:

Press the AM button to change the band to AM.

If another audio source is playing when the AM button is pressed, the audio source playing will automatically be turned off and the last radio station played will begin playing.

Press the FM button to change the band as follows:

FM1 → FM2 → FM1

If another audio source is playing when the FM button is pressed, the audio source playing will automatically be turned off and the last radio station played will begin playing.

The FM stereo indicator (ST) illuminates during FM stereo reception. When the stereo broadcast signal is weak, the radio automatically changes from stereo to monaural reception.

SEEK and TRACK (tuning)


SEEK and TRACK (tuning) buttons:

Press the SEEK button from low to to tune
from low to high frequencies and stop at the next broadcasting station.

Press the TRACK button high to tune from
high to low frequencies and stop at the next broadcasting station.

Press and hold either button to seek at a faster speed.

SCAN (tuning) button:

Press the SCAN button. SCAN illuminates in the display window. Scan tuning begins from low to high frequencies. Scan tuning stops for 5 seconds at each broadcasting station that has sufficient signal strength. When scanning, SCAN blinks in the display. Pressing the SCAN button again during this 5 second period stops scan tuning and the radio remains tuned to that station.

1 to 6 Station memory operations:

Twelve stations can be set for the FM band (6 for FM1, 6 for FM2) and six stations can be set for the AM band.

1. Choose the radio band AM, FM1 or FM2 using the AM or FM button.

2. Tune to the desired station using manual, SEEK or SCAN tuning. Press and hold any of the desired station memory buttons (1 6) until a beep sound is heard.

3. The channel indicator will then come on and the sound will resume. Programming is now complete.

4. Other buttons can be set in the same manner.

If the battery cable is disconnected or if the fuse opens, the radio memory will be canceled. In that case, reset the desired stations.

Compact disc (CD) player operation

Place the ignition switch in the ACC or ON position, and carefully insert the compact disc into the slot with the label side up. The compact disc is automatically pulled into the slot and starts to play.

If the radio is already operating, it automatically turns off and the compact disc begins to play.

CD button:

When the CD button is pressed with a compact disc loaded and the radio playing, the radio turns off and the last used compact disc starts to play.

SEEK and TRACK (Fast


SEEK and TRACK (Fast Forward, Rewind) buttons:

When the SEEK button or TRACK
button is pressed while the compact disc is playing,
button is pressed while the compact disc is playing, the compact disc plays at an increased speed while fast forwarding or rewinding. When the button is released, the compact disc returns to normal play speed.

SEEK and TRACK buttons:


SEEK and TRACK buttons:

When the SEEK while button is pressed
while the compact disc is playing, the next track following the present one starts to play from the beginning.

Press the SEEK to skip several tracks. Each time the button is button several times
to skip several tracks. Each time the button is pressed, the CD advances one additional track.

The track number appears in the display window.

(When the last track on the compact disc is skipped, the first track is played.)

When the TRACK pressed, the button is
pressed, the track being played returns to the beginning.

Press the TRACK times to button several
times to skip back several tracks. Each time the button is pressed the CD moves back one track.

RPT/RDM button:

Press the RPT/RDM button while a compact disc is playing to change the play pattern as follows: CD:

TRACK REPEAT → DISC RANDOM → DISC REPEAT

MP3/WMA CD:

FOLDER REPEAT → TRACK REPEAT → DISC RANDOM → FOLDER RANDOM → DISC REPEAT

TRACK REPEAT: The track that is currently playing will be repeated.

DISC RANDOM: The order of the tracks on the disc will be mixed during play.

DISC REPEAT: The disc currently playing will be repeated.

FOLDER REPEAT: The tracks in the current folder will be repeated.

FOLDER RANDOM: The order of the tracks in the folder will be mixed during play.

SCAN (CDs) button:

Press the SCAN button for less than 1.5 seconds to scan all tracks of the current disc for 10 seconds per track. The SCAN icon is flashed during scan mode.

The scan mode is canceled once it scans through all tracks on the disc, or if the SCAN button is pressed during scan mode.

CD EJECT:


CD EJECT:

When the a compact button is pressed with
a compact disc loaded, the compact disc will be ejected.

When the the button is pressed while
the compact disc is playing, the compact disc will eject and the system will turn off.

AUX (Auxiliary) button:

The AUX IN jack is located on the CD player. The AUX IN audio input jack accepts any standard analog audio input such as from a portable cassette tape/CD player, MP3 player or laptop computers.

Press the AUX button to play a compatible device when it is plugged into the AUX IN jack.

Press the MENU button repeatedly until AUX IN Volume appears on the screen to control the incoming volume level of the auxiliary input device.

Turn the TUNE/FOLDER knob to adjust the level between 0 and +3.

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For more information about the Bluetooth audio interface available with this system, see Bluetooth streaming audio without Navigation System (Type A) in this section.

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