Yamaha PDX-11 User Manual

Pdx-11, Owner's manual, Features

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Printed in China ZA31240

Portable Player Dock


Owner's manual

Status Indicators (LED)

Indicate the status of PDX-11 and the connected iPhone/iPod.
Green status indicator:
PDX-11 is turned on and operating normally.
Red status indicator:
An error has occurred or the volume has reached its maximum or minimum level.

The status of external device (connected through AUX) is not indicated.

Multi-Source Mix

When an iPhone/iPod and another external device are connected
to PDX-11, audio can be enjoyed in many ways—for example, by
playing music while listening to the news.

Integrated Volume Control

You can control the PDX-11's volume level by operating the volume
control function on the iPhone/iPod.

Charge Your iPhone/iPod Battery

Battery Operation

You can enjoy listening to music anytime, anywhere.


Supplied Accessories

Please confi rm that the following accessories are included before using
the unit.
• Remote control • AC adaptor

Turning on the Power

Push the (Power).

When the power is on, the green status indicator will light up.

When PDX-11 is left in the powered-on state without connecting to the
iPhone/iPod and external device's connector cable, it will turn off in 30

Connect the iPhone/iPod to the iPod dock.

The battery of the connected iPhone/iPod will be

Playing Audio

Connecting Music Devices

• The iPhone/iPod battery cannot be charged when PDX-

11 is being operated by batteries.

• Be sure to use a dock adaptor included your iPhone/

iPod or applicable commercially available dock
adaptor. If you do not use an adaptor or the adaptor is
not compatible, the connection may be loose or poor,
causing damage to the connector. For more information
about the dock adaptor, refer to Apple's website.

• If the iPhone/iPod is forcibly connected while still in a protective case,

the connector may be damaged. Make sure to remove any protective
iPhone/iPod case before connecting.

• When the unit is used with the iPhone/iPod’s shake shuffl e function on,

the iPhone/iPod might shuffl e due to the vibration of speaker depending
on the music played back. If this happens, turn the shake shuffl e function
off. (Refer to the instruction manual of the iPhone/iPod to turn the
function off.)

• Always disconnect iPhone/iPod from PDX-11, before carrying it by its


• If the iPhone/iPod is connected while playing videos or music on the

iPhone/iPod, PDX-11 will turn on automatically and continue the play
(except when PDX-11 is in power-saving mode).

• You can always connect and disconnect the iPhone/iPod.
• The PDX-11’s volume level can be adjusted using the iPhone/iPod. The

volume level will also be displayed on the iPhone/ iPod.

• PDX-11 turns off automatically, when the iPhone/iPod and external

device's connector cable are disconnected.

Status indicator


Status indicator

Volume −

Power on/off

Volume +

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If you start playback on the connected device, sound will come
from the PDX-11's speakers.
iPhone/iPod's playback can be controlled using either the included
remote control or the iPhone/iPod itself.


Select menu

Show iPhone/iPod's


Select folder

Volume control


Power on/off

Remove the insulation
sheet before using.

Connect the included AC adaptor.

Connect the AC adaptor to
PDX-11, before connecting
the power cable to the wall

When using PDX-11 with
batteries, disconnect the AC
adaptor from the rear panel.

Operate by the

Remote Control

When Operating PDX-11 Using Batteries

Replacing the Battery

Pull out the battery case as
shown in the diagram below
and change a battery.


While pushing the release tab in
direction , slide out the battery
holder in direction .

(20 feet)

Within 6 m

To remove the battery cover, push the tab
while lifting the cover upward.

Follow the + and – markings on PDX-11
when inserting the batteries.

Replace the battery cover.

Use 6 commercially available AA batteries.





The PDX-11's power is ON. The iPhone/iPod is connected correctly.
* If PDX-11 is not operated for 30 seconds, the green status

indicator is dimmed.

Connection with iPhone/iPod is in progress, please wait.

An operation has been performed using the PDX-11's controls, the
remote control, or the iPhone/iPod itself.


The volume is at the maximum or minimum level.

Blinks once

Blinks once

During battery-powered operation, if PDX-11 is left in the powered-off state
without being operated for 30 minutes, power-saving mode will be activated and
remote control will not work.
Push the on the control panel of PDX-11 to cancel the power-saving mode.

Connecting an External Device

Connect to the AUX on the rear panel.

To connect an external device
to PDX-11, use a commercially
available 3.5 mm (1/8 in.)
stereo mini plug cable.


Dock adaptor

iPod dock

CR2025 button
cell battery.

Before Use

…Green indicator lit

…Red indicator blinking

…Green indicator blinking

…Indicator not lit


Control Panel

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