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Changing the time

I have a CDE-9870 and for the life of me I can't figure out how to change the time. The instruction manual says NOTHING about it. Any help would be well appreciated!!

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  • osubucki1613 Dec 27, 2007

    I got someone to help me, you actually hold down the mute button 3 seconds and then keep pressing it until you get to the clock option, then you have to hit the play button to lock in that choice and THEN you can adjust the time by the volume. I would of never figured that out on my own. Thanks for your help though!



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If the changer has a seek button or a push on off button depress and hold for a few seconds until the time starts flashing then use the up or down seek to change time. Try it with all buttons until you find the one that makes the time start blinking, repeat the process for the minutes.

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  • Angel rondon Dec 27, 2007

    Also, you might want to try pushing the setup button until you get to the time menu. I am assuming you can then move the time up or down with the round knob button.



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