Question about Alpine CDA-9885 CD Player
If you're pressing on the "rotary encoder", then it's you. But if you're not and instead you're just turning it without pressing, you may have a defective unit. Try literally pulling on the thing while turning it. If that avoids triggering the other functions then either you'll have to get used to being gentle, or you need to take it back or send it to Alpine (again, probably just the front faceplate unit needs work...not the whole radio).
Posted on Oct 09, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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1 Press MENU to select SETUP.
2 Press or > to select the CLOCK mode.
3 Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the hours.
4 When the hour has been adjusted, press the
5 Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the minutes.
6 When the minute has been adjusted, press the
7 When the setting has been completed, press
MENU to select RETURN.
The unit returns to normal mode.
Pressing and holding MENU for at least 2 seconds will
return to normal mode.
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1 In the Clock priority mode, press and hold the DISP/
TITLE button for at least 3 seconds while the time is
displayed. The time indication will blink.
2 Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the hours while the
time indication is blinking.
3 When the hour has been adjusted, press the Rotary
4 Turn the Rotary encoder to adjust the minutes while
the time indication is blinking. The time is automatically
set 5 seconds after the minute adjustment. The time
can also be manually set by pressing the Rotary
If you need the manual is on the link below page 6 tells you how.
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