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Vehicle equipment

All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, e. g., because of the selected optional equipment or country variant. This also applies for safety-related functions and systems.

General information

The sound settings are stored for the remote control currently in use.

Treble, bass, balance, and fader

▷ "Treble": treble adjustment.
▷ "Bass": depth adjustment.
▷ "Balance": left/right volume distribution.
▷ "Fader": front/rear volume distribution.

Setting treble, bass, balance, and fader

1. "CD/Multimedia", "Radio" or "Settings"
2. "Tone"

3. Select the desired tone settings.

3. Select the desired tone settings.

4. To adjust: turn the controller.

4. To adjust: turn the controller.
5. To store: press the controller.

Equalizer

Setting for individual audio frequency ranges.

Adjusting the equalizer

1. "CD/Multimedia", "Radio" or "Settings"
2. "Tone"
3. "Equalizer"
4. Select the desired setting.

5. To adjust: turn the controller.

5. To adjust: turn the controller.
6. To store: press the controller.

Multi-channel playback, surround

Choose between stereo and multi-channel playback, surround.

Setting multi-channel playback, surround

1. "CD/Multimedia", "Radio" or "Settings"
2. "Tone"
3. "Surround"

When surround is activated, multi-channel playback

When surround is activated, multi-channel playback is simulated when a stereo audio track is played.

Volume

▷ "Speed volume": speed-dependent volume control.
▷ "PDC": volume of the PDC signal compared to the entertainment sound output.
▷ "Gong": volume of the signal, e. g., the safety belt reminder, compared to the entertainment sound output.
▷ "Microphone": volume of the microphone during a phone call.
▷ "Loudspeak.": volume of the loudspeakers during a phone call.

The following volumes are only stored for the respective paired telephone: "Microphone", "Loudspeak.".

Adjusting the volume

1. "CD/Multimedia", "Radio" or "Settings"
2. "Tone"
3. "Volume settings"
4. Select the desired volume setting.

5. To adjust: turn the controller.

5. To adjust: turn the controller.
6. To store: press the controller.

Resetting the tone settings

1. "CD/Multimedia", "Radio" or "Settings"
2. "Tone"
3. "Reset"

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