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2010 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Playing the AM/FM Radio

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Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model)  
U.S. and Canadian LX models  
AM  
FM  
BUTTON BUTTON  
POWER/  
VOLUME KNOB  
TUNE KNOB  
A.SEL/SCAN  
BAR  
SEEK/SKIP BAR  
PRESET BUTTONS  
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Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model)  
The scan function samples  
SCAN  
To Play the AM/FM Radio  
To Select a Station  
The ignition switch must be in the  
ACCESSORY (I) or ON (II) position.  
Turn the system on by pushing the  
power/volume knob or the AM or  
FM button. Adjust the volume by  
turning the power/volume knob.  
You can use any of five methods to  
find radio stations on the selected  
band: tune, seek, scan, the preset  
buttons, and auto select.  
all stations with strong signals on the  
selected band. To activate it, press  
the right side of the A. SEL/SCAN  
bar, then release it. You will see  
SCAN in the display. The system will  
scan for a station with a strong signal.  
TUNE Use the TUNE knob to  
tune the radio to a desired frequency. When it finds one, it will stop and  
The band and frequency that the  
radio was last tuned to is displayed.  
To change bands, press the AM or  
FM button. On the FM band, ST will  
be displayed if the station is broad-  
casting in stereo. Stereo  
Turn the knob to the right to tune to  
a higher frequency, and turn it to the  
left to tune to a lower frequency.  
play that station for about 10 seconds.  
If you do nothing, the system will  
then scan for the next strong station  
and play it for 10 seconds. When it  
plays a station you want to listen to,  
press the SCAN side of the bar again.  
SEEK/SKIP The seek function  
searches up and down from the  
current frequency to find a station  
with a strong signal. To activate it,  
reproduction on AM is not available.  
press the  
or  
side of the  
SEEK bar, then release it.  
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Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model)  
Preset Each preset button can  
store one frequency on AM and two  
frequencies on FM.  
AUTO SELECT If you are  
If you do not like the stations auto  
select has stored, you can store  
other frequencies on the preset  
buttons as previously described.  
traveling and can no longer receive  
your preset stations, you can use the  
auto select feature to find stations in  
the local area.  
1. Select the desired band, AM or  
FM. You can store one frequency  
To turn off auto select, press the  
A. SEL side of the bar. This restores  
the presets you originally set.  
on FM1, and one frequency on FM Press the left side of the  
2 with each preset button.  
A. SEL/SCAN bar. You will see  
A. SEL flashing in the display, and  
the system goes into scan mode for  
several seconds. It stores the  
frequencies of six AM, and twelve  
FM stations in the preset buttons.  
2. Use the tune, seek, or scan  
function to tune the radio to a  
desired station.  
For information on AM/FM radio  
frequencies and reception, see page  
250.  
3. Pick a preset button (16), and  
hold it until you hear a beep.  
You will see a ‘‘0’’ displayed after  
pressing a preset button if auto  
select cannot find a strong station for  
every preset button.  
4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 to store a  
total of six stations on AM and  
twelve stations on FM.  
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Playing the AM/FM Radio (LX model)  
Adjusting the Sound  
SVC Adjusts the volume level  
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.  
Press the SOUND (TUNE) knob  
repeatedly to display the BASS,  
TREBLE, FADER, BALANCE, and  
SVC (speed-sensitive volume  
compensation) settings.  
based on the vehicle speed.  
Each mode is shown in the display as  
it changes. Turn the TUNE knob to  
adjust the setting to your liking.  
This function is set to MID as the  
default setting when the vehicle  
leaves the factory.  
BASS Adjusts the bass.  
Except SVC adjustment  
When the level reaches the center,  
you will see ‘‘C’’ in the display.  
TREBLE Adjusts the treble.  
Audio System Lighting  
You can use the instrument panel  
brightness control knob to adjust the  
illumination of the audio system (see  
page 79 ). The audio system  
FADER Adjusts the front-to-back  
strength of the sound.  
The system will return to the audio  
display about 5 seconds after you  
stop adjusting a mode.  
BALANCE Adjusts the side-to-  
side strength of the sound.  
illuminates when the parking lights  
are on, even if the radio is turned off.  
Speed-sensitive Volume  
Compensation (SVC)  
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.  
The SVC has four modes: SVC OFF,  
SVC LOW, SVC MID, and SVC  
HIGH. Turn the TUNE knob to  
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