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2017 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ 4. Features

Audio System*  
About Your Audio System  
Models with navigation system  
1About Your Audio System  
See the Navigation System Manual for operation on the navigation system.  
Video CDs, DVDs, and 8-cm (3-inch) mini CDs are not  
supported.  
The audio system features AM/FM radio. It can also play audio CDs*, WMA/MP3/  
AAC files, USB flash drives, and iPod, iPhone, and Bluetooth® devices.  
iPod, iPhone and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc.  
After you turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0*1, you  
can use the audio system for up to 30 minutes per  
driving cycle. However, whether you can continue  
using the audio system depends on the battery  
condition. Repeatedly using this feature may drain  
the battery.  
You can operate the audio system from the buttons and switches on the panel, or  
the remote controls on the steering wheel or on the touch screen interface*.  
Audio system with  
two displays  
Remote Control  
Audio system with  
one display  
*1: Models withthe keyless access systemhave an ENGINE  
START/STOP button instead of an ignition switch.  
iPod  
iPod  
USB Flash  
Drive  
USB Flash  
Drive  
HDMITM  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uUSB Adapter Cable*  
USB Adapter Cable*  
1. Unclip the USB connector and loosen the  
adapter cable.  
2. Install the iPod dock connector or the USB  
flash drive to the USB connector.  
1USB Adapter Cable*  
Do not leave the iPod or USB flash drive in the  
vehicle. Direct sunlight and high temperatures may  
damage it.  
Do not use an extension cable with the USB  
adapter cable.  
Do not connect the iPod or USB flash drive using a  
hub.  
Do not use a device such as a card reader or hard  
disk drive, as the device or your files may be  
damaged.  
We recommend keeping your data backed up  
before using the device in your vehicle.  
Displayed messages may vary depending on the  
device model and software version.  
If the audio system does not recognize the iPod, try  
reconnecting it a few times or reboot the device. To  
reboot, follow the manufacturer’s instructions  
provided with the iPod or visit www.apple.com/ipod.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uUSB Ports*  
USB Ports*  
1USB Ports*  
1. Open the cover.  
2. Install the iPod USB connector or the USB  
flash drive to the USB port.  
Do not leave the iPod or USB flash drive in the  
vehicle. Direct sunlight and high temperatures may  
damage it.  
We recommend using an extension cable with the  
USB port.  
Do not connect the iPod or USB flash drive using a  
hub.  
Do not use a device such as a card reader or hard  
disk drive, as the device or your files may be  
damaged.  
We recommend keeping your data backed up  
before using the device in your vehicle.  
Displayed messages may vary depending on the  
device model and software version.  
If the audio system does not recognize the iPod, try  
reconnecting it a few times or reboot the device. To  
reboot, follow the manufacturer’s instructions  
provided with the iPod or visit www.apple.com/ipod.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uAuxiliary Input Jack*  
Auxiliary Input Jack*  
1Auxiliary Input Jack*  
Use the jack to connect standard audio devices.  
1. Open the cover.  
To switch the mode, press any of the audio mode  
buttons. You can return to the AUX mode by  
pressing the CD/AUX button.  
2. Connect a standard audio device to the  
input jack using a 3.5mm (1/8 inch) stereo  
miniplug.  
u The audio system automatically switches  
to the AUX mode.  
You cannot use the auxiliary input jack if you replace  
the audio system.  
HDMITM Port*  
1HDMITM Port*  
Do not leave the HDMITM connected device in the  
vehicle. Direct sunlight and high temperatures may  
damage it.  
1. Open the cover.  
2. Install the HDMITM cable to the HDMITM  
port.  
We recommend keeping your data backed up  
before using the device in your vehicle.  
Displayed messages may vary depending on the  
device model and software version.  
The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition  
Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are  
trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI  
Licensing LLC in the United States and other  
countries.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uAudio System Theft Protection  
Audio System Theft Protection  
The audio system is disabled when it is disconnected from the power source, such as  
when the battery is disconnected or goes dead. In certain conditions, the system  
may display a passcode input mode. If it does, reactivate the audio system.  
Reactivating the audio system  
1. Turn the ignition switch to ON (w*1  
2. Turn on the audio system.  
.
3. Press and hold the audio system power button for more than two seconds.  
u The audio system is reactivated when the audio control unit establishes a  
connection with the vehicle control unit. If the control unit fails to recognise  
the audio unit, you must go to a dealer and have the audio unit checked.  
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
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uuAudio System*uAudio Remote Controls  
Audio Remote Controls  
Allow you to operate the audio system while driving.  
1Audio Remote Controls  
SOURCE Button  
Cycles through the audio modes as follows:  
Some mode appears only when an appropriate  
device or medium is used.  
SOURCE Button  
Audio system with one display  
FM1FM2DAB1*DAB2*LWMW  
CDAUX  
(+ Button  
Depending on the Bluetooth® device you connect,  
some functions may not be operated.  
Button  
Button  
Audio system with two displays  
(- Button  
FMLWMWDABCD*USBiPod  
AppsBluetooth® AudioAUX HDMITM  
MENU Button  
(+ (- (Volume) Buttons  
Press (+: To increase the volume.  
Press (-: To decrease the volume.  
Buttons  
When listening to the radio  
Press : To select the next preset radio station.  
Press : To select the previous preset radio station.  
Press and hold : To select the next strong station.  
To select the next service (DAB*).  
Press and hold : To select the previous strong station.  
To select the previous service (DAB*).  
When listening to a CD*, iPod, USB flash drive, or Bluetooth® Audio  
Press : To skip to the next song.  
Press : To go back to the beginning of the current or previous song.  
When listening to a CD* or USB flash drive  
Press and hold : To skip to the next folder.  
Press and hold : To go back to the previous folder.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System*uAudio Remote Controls  
Audio system with two displays  
1Audio Remote Controls  
Steering Wheel MENU Button  
Audio system with two displays  
When listening to the radio  
The MENU button is available only when the audio  
mode is FM, AM, CD*, USB, iPod, or Bluetooth®  
Audio.  
Press and hold the MENU button: To select the radio station by Scan, Save  
Preset, or Seek.  
When listening to a CD* or USB flash drive  
Press and hold the MENU button: To select the song by Scan, Repeat,  
Random, or Play/Pause*.  
When listening to an iPod  
Press and hold the MENU button: To select the song by Repeat or Shuffle.  
When listening to a Bluetooth® Audio  
Press and hold the MENU button: To select Pause or Play for the song.  
* Not available on all models  
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Audio System Basic Operation  
Audio system with one display  
To use the audio system, the ignition switch must be in ACCESSORY (q or ON (w*1  
1Audio System Basic Operation  
.
These indications are used to show how to operate  
the selector knob.  
Use the selector knob or SETUP button to  
access some audio functions.  
SETUP Button  
Rotate  
Press  
to select.  
to enter.  
Press  
to switch between the normal and  
Press the SOURCE, (+  
steering wheel to change any audio setting.  
,
(-  
,
or  
button on the  
extended display for some functions.  
Button  
2 Audio Remote Controls P. 245  
Setup menu items  
Selector Knob  
Menu Display  
2 Sound settings P. 248  
2 RDS settings P. 252  
2 DAB settings P. 258  
2 Play mode P. 261  
2 Resume/Pause P. 269  
Selector knob: Rotate left or right to scroll  
through the available choices. Press  
your selection.  
to set  
SETUP button: Press to select any mode such  
as the Sound settings, Radio Data System  
(RDS) settings, DAB settings, Play mode,  
Resume/Pause, Radio text or Adjust clock.  
button: Press to go back to the  
Adjust clock  
previous display.  
*1: Models with the keyless access system have an ENGINE START/STOP button instead of an  
ignition switch.  
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uuAudio System Basic OperationuAdjusting the Sound  
Adjusting the Sound  
1Adjusting the Sound  
Press the SETUP button, and rotate  
to  
select Sound settings, then press . Rotate  
to scroll through the following choices:  
SETUP Button  
The SVC has four modes: Off, Low, Mid, and High.  
SVC adjusts the volume level based on the vehicle  
speed. As you go faster, audio volume increases. As  
you slow down, audio volume decreases.  
Selector Knob  
Bass  
BAS  
TRE  
FAD  
BAL  
SVC  
Treble  
Fader  
Balance  
Adjust clock  
Speed-sensitive  
Volume  
Compensation  
Treble is selectable.  
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uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio  
Playing AM/FM Radio  
(Power) Button  
Press to turn the audio  
system on and off.  
/
Button  
Press to tune a station.  
Preset Buttons (1-6)  
To store a station:  
AM Button  
FM/DAB Button*/FM Button*  
Press to select a band.  
1. Tune to the selected station.  
2. Pick a preset button and hold it  
until you hear a beep.  
To listen to a stored station, select a  
band, then press the preset button.  
SCAN Button  
Press to sample each of the  
strongest stations on the  
selected band for 10 seconds.  
To turn off scan, press the  
button again.  
TA Button  
Press to activate the TA stand  
by function.  
Selector Knob  
Turn to adjust the volume.  
Press and turn to select a station  
with the FM selected.  
/
(Seek/Skip) Buttons  
SETUP Button  
AM: Press to search up and down the selected  
band for a station with a strong signal.  
Press to display menu items.  
FM: Press to update the station list or skip to  
the next station.  
* Not available on all models  
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uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio  
1Playing AM/FM Radio  
Radio Data System (RDS)  
Provides convenient automated services related to your selected RDS capable FM  
station.  
The ST indicator appears on the display indicating  
stereo FM broadcasts.  
Stereo reproduction in AM is not available.  
Switching the Audio Mode  
Press the SOURCE button on the steering wheel.  
2 Audio Remote Controls P. 245  
You can store 12 AM stations and 12 FM stations into  
the preset button memory. AM has two types of  
frequencies LW and MW, and each lets you store six  
stations. FM1 and FM2 let you store six stations each.  
1Radio Data System (RDS)  
When you select an RDS capable FM station, the RDS  
automatically turns on, and the frequency display  
changes to the station name. However, when the  
signals of that station become weak, the display  
changes from the station name to the frequency.  
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uuAudio System Basic OperationuPlaying AM/FM Radio  
To find an RDS station from Station List  
1Radio Data System (RDS)  
1. Press  
2. Rotate  
.
while listening to a FM station.  
to select the station, then press  
While listening to a FM station on Station list,  
pressing  
station.  
/
(Seek/Skip) button changes the  
If the system find a station on Station list, a  
confirmation message for updating the list appears.  
Rotate  
to select Yes, then press to  
update  
the list.  
Manual Update  
Updates your available station list at any time.  
1. Press  
while listening to a FM station.  
2. Rotate  
to select Update list, then press  
.
Available RDS functions  
Alternative Frequency (AF):  
Automatically changes the frequency of the same programme as you enter different  
regions.  
Regional Programme (REG):  
Keeps the same frequency of the stations within that region even if the signal gets  
weak.  
News Programme (NEWS):  
Automatically tunes to the news programme.  
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