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CDC-X304 in permanent DEMO mode

I can't get the unit out of its DEMO mode. I've tried the reset button a number of times, no go.

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  • jerryzegar Aug 15, 2008

    I have the same problem. Unit was working fine for 2 years all of a sudden nothing works. Stuck in demo mode and no buttons work.

  • mapalmam Aug 27, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem with my aiwa CDC-x504mp
    It's in demo mode and I can't get it out from it.
    I have tried everything




  • wicki56 Sep 02, 2008

    can't get out of demo mode.

  • Doug
    Doug Sep 11, 2008

    Here it is...

    Remove power, let it sit for 30 seconds, then re-apply power. Simple--worked like a charm. For me, it simply meant pulling the fuse for the radio, then putting the fuse back in. There's no need to pull the radio out of the dash.

    Good luck everyone.


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I HAVE SAME PROBLEM. AFTER I REPLACED MY DEAD BATTERY MY AIWA CDC-X304 IS STUCK IN THE DEMO MODE. ONLY CD WORKS BUT ALL BUTTONS ON FACING DO NOT RESPOND. ANY SUGGESTIONS HOW TO RESET.

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1. While in Demo mode push and hold the "PUSH-MENU" button until "set" appears on the screen.

2. push "Seek" + or - to select Demo

3. turn "PUSH-MENU" to select "demo off"

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This worked with an x204. Maybe it's important on the x304 and x504:

This is what worked for me:

  1. Power the radio off (hold the power button in top left corner in for several seconds)
  2. Remove face plate
  3. Hold in reset 10 seconds
  4. Press push-menu dial/button 3 or 4 times
  5. Insert cd and hit source to switch to tuner before cd starts
Not all of these steps may be necessary.
I suspect having the power off before the reset button was the important part.

Posted on Dec 23, 2012

I Fixed this, I did switch the power on/off for several times until the radio got out from the locked mode.
I would speculate that the radio got locked into the demo mode.
Anyway...on/off with the ignition several times...push all the buttons several times and it should work out.


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