AVN4430 Online Manual

Using This Device Safely

  • Do not modify this system for any uses other than that specified herein. Also, do not deviate from the installation procedures described herein; Eclipse will not be held liable for damages including, but not limited to serious injury, death or property damage resulting from installations that enable unintended operation.

  • This main unit requires 12V DC and should only be installed in a vehicle with a 12V negative ground electrical system. Any other installation use other than its intended use may cause severe damage to the main unit as well as shock or personal injury.

  • Never install this main unit where it will interfere with safe operation of the vehicle.

  • Never block the drivers' view. Do not install main unit where it may interfere with operation of the brakes, the steering or any safety systems, including seat belts and air bags.

  • Before drilling holes in a vehicle for installation, you must confirm the locations of pipes, tanks, electrical wiring, and other vehicle systems and components to ensure that there will be no interference or contact. In addition, you must also apply rust prevention and leak prevention measures at the drilling area. Otherwise, fire or electric shock could occur.

  • When installing the main unit, do not remove or alter existing vehicle fasteners, including nuts, bolts, screws, clips, and fittings. Never detach, move or alter existing vehicle wiring, including electrical grounds and straps. Alteration of existing vehicle components may make vehicle unsafe to operate.

  • Before installation, remove the negative (-) battery terminal to prevent shocks, electrical arcing, fires, and damage to vehicle wiring and the main unit you are installing.

  • Secure wiring with non-conductive tape or plastic ties so that wires do not interfere with vehicle operation, including the brake pedal, gear shifter and steering. Position wires so that they will not be rubbed, abraded, or damaged by moving vehicle components, including power seats.

  • To avoid damage to the main unit and vehicle, including fire, never supply power to an installed main unit in a way that will overload the capacity of an existing vehicle circuit. Never leave a power supply wire or connection uninsulated. Always install supplied fuses, circuit breakers, and relays.

  • Air bags are a vital part of a safety system. Never install main unit in a way which will alter air bag wiring or interfere with air bag deployment. Air bags must function properly in the event of an accident.

  • When installation is complete, test all vehicle electrical systems to ensure they operate correctly, including lights, horn, brake lights, and emergency flashers.

  • For your protection, never use a power drill without wearing safety glasses or goggles.

  • Debris or broken drill bits may cause severe eye injuries, including blindness.

  • Use electrical tape to insulate the ends of all wires, even if they are not used. Proper insulation prevents arcs, shocks and fires.

  • Some devices require the use of batteries. Never install main unit where young children can get access to batteries. If a battery is swallowed, seek immediate medical attention.

  • When the vehicle is in motion, never take your eyes off the road to make adjustments to the main unit. You must pay attention to the road at all times to avoid accidents; do not let operation or adjustment of the main unit distract you from operating the vehicle responsibly.

  • The driver should not look at the screen while driving. Doing so may result in as accident.

  • Do not place foreign objects in the disc insertion slot or USB input terminal. Fires or shocks may result.

  • Do not disassemble or alter this main unit. Doing so may result in an accident, fire or shock.

  • Do not let water or foreign objects enter the internal parts of this main unit. Doing so may result in smoke, fire or shock.

  • Do not use when main unit is malfunctioning (the screen is not lit or no sound comes out). Doing so may result in an accident, fire or shock.

  • Always replace fuses with fuses of identical capacity and characteristics. Never use a fuse with a higher capacity than the original fuse. Using the wrong type of fuse may cause a fire or severe damage.

  • If foreign objects or water enters the main unit, smoke or a strange odor may be emitted. If this occurs, stop using the main unit immediately and contact your dealer. Accidents, fire, or shocks may result if you continue to use the main unit under these conditions.

  • The driver should not change the CD or USB memory while driving. Doing so may result in as accident. You must first stop or park your car in a safe location and then proceed to remove or insert the CD and/or USB.

  • Plastic bags and wrappings may cause suffocation and death. Keep these objects away from babies and children. Never place bags or wrappings over anyone's head or mouth.

  • Be sure to park the vehicle in a safe location and set the parking brake before watching DVDs or videos. For safety reasons, only the sound of DVDs or videos will be emitted while the vehicle is in motion.

  • Wiring and installing this main unit requires expertise and experience. Professional installation is recommended. Consult with your dealer or a professional installation expert. Incorrect wiring may damage the main unit or interfere with safe operation of the vehicle.

  • Use only specified accessory parts. Using other parts may cause damage to the main unit or cause parts to dislodge and fall or fly off the main unit.

  • Do not install the main unit in places where it may be exposed to dew condensation (around the air conditioning hose, etc.), or in locations where it may come in contact with water, high levels of moisture, dust or oily smoke. If water, moisture, dust or oily smoke enters this main unit, smoke, fires or malfunctions may result.

  • Do not install in places subject to direct sunlight or where it may be hit directly by hot air from the heater. This may increase the interior temperature of this main unit, resulting in fires and malfunctions.

  • Do not impede the air flow of the heat sink or vents of this main unit. Impeding the air flow will cause the interior of the main unit to overheat, and fires may result.

  • Connect as specified in the installation manual. If not connected correctly, fires or accidents may result.

  • Install wiring in a manner in which cables will not be pinched by movable parts such as seat rails, and screw parts of the vehicle body. Accidents, fires and shocks may result from disconnection and electrical shorts.

  • Install wiring in a manner in which cables will not come in contact with metal parts. The wiring maybe be damaged by contact with metal parts, resulting in fire and shocks.

  • Avoid all contact with hot surfaces when wiring the main unit. High temperatures may damage wiring, causing shorts, arcing and fires.

  • When changing the installation location for this main unit, please consult the dealer where you bought it for safety reasons. Expertise is necessary for removal and installation.

  • Keep volume to a reasonable level so that you can hear sounds from outside the vehicle, including warning sounds, voices, and sirens. Failure to do so may cause an accident.

  • Be careful that your hands and fingers do not get pinched when adjusting the tilting angle or closing the display. Injuries may result.

  • Do not put your hands or fingers into the disc insertion slot or USB input terminal.

  • Injuries may result.

  • Do not touch heat dissipating parts of the main unit as you may be burnt.

  • The volume should be set at a moderate level to avoid hearing damage when the main unit is powered on.

  • Do not operate when sound such as distortion is being emitted.

  • This main unit uses invisible laser light. Do not disassemble or alter this main unit. If any problems occur, contact the dealer where you purchased the main unit. Altering this main unit may cause exposure to laser emissions (which may damage your eyesight), or result in an accident, fire or shocks.

  • If the main unit is dropped or the cosmetics appear broken, turn off the power to the main unit and contact your dealer. If used in this condition, fires or shocks may result.

  • Using the vehicle speed pulse signal, you can use the route guidance function even in the locations where usually no guidance is given (example: in a tunnel). However, the accuracy of the guidance is not guaranteed.

  • When there is a lot of vibration – when driving on a bad road for example – the main unit may become inoperable due to it not being able to read data from the disc.

  • Condensation may accumulate on the lens, with the function requiring reading of CDs and DVDs, immediately after turning ON the heater in cold temperatures. Wait approximately 1 hour for the condensation to evaporate and for the device will operate normally.

  • Contact the store where you purchased the device if normal operation does not resume after several hours.

  • If using this receiver immediately after having purchased it or after having stored it disconnected from the vehicle battery, the present location may not be displayed accurately. Wait a short while and the GPS positioning will correct the displayed position.

  • This device is a precision-engineered equipment and the information that you record on it after purchase can be lost as a result of static electricity, electrical noise, vibration and other influences. It is recommended that you keep a separate record of the information you store in the main unit.

  • Note that the following events are not covered by the warranty.

  1. Corruption or loss of the data stored in the main unit by the purchaser resulting from failure or incorrect operation of the main unit, or any problems associated with it, or due to the effects of electrical noise or other influences.

  1. Corruption of loss of the data stored in the main unit by the purchaser resulting from misuse of the main unit by the purchaser or a third party.

  1. Corruption or loss of data stored in the main unit by the purchaser resulting from failure / repair of the main unit.

  • Please note that by installing or using the main unit, you are regarded as having consented to the points above.

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