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When you get a Pioneer car stereo or radio, you might notice that the clock for it isn’t set correctly.
This usually happens with new stereos and there have been times during our tests when it was a pain to set the clock properly.
In this post, we’ll provide step-by-step instructions on how to set the clock for 7 different models of Pioneer radios.
In this post, we will shed light upon
- How to set the clock on a stock Pioneer car stereo
- How to set the clock on a Pioneer Single Din car stereo
- How to set the clock on Pioneer DEH stereo models
- How to set the clock on Pioneer AVH stereo models
- How to set the clock on a Pioneer DEH 1700
- How to set the clock on a Pioneer MixTrax FH-x700bt
- How to set the clock on a Pioneer Super Tuner 3
So without further ado, let’s get started.
How to Set the Clock on a Stock Pioneer Car Stereo? (Step-by-Step)
When it comes to a stock Pioneer car stereo, the time can be set either in a 12-hour or 24-hour format. You can choose to manually set the time or sync the time with the time on your cell phone.
Follow these steps to set the time on your Pioneer car stereo:
Step 1: Press the Menu button.
Step 2: Navigate to the clock settings menu with the help of the volume knob or navigation buttons.
Step 3: You’ll be asked which format you’d like to use (12-hour or 24-hour), use the volume knob to select the format that you prefer.
Step 4: Press and hold the Menu button. This will save the changes that you made to the Clock settings.
Step 5: Navigate to the Clock Adjustment menu with the help of the volume knob.
Step 6: Use the navigation buttons or the volume knob to set the time.
Step 7: Press and hold the Menu button again to save your changes. Exit the Clock Adjustment menu.
How to Set the Clock on a Pioneer Single Din Car Stereo? (Step-by-Step)
When it comes to Pioneer Single Din car stereos, the process is slightly different.
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Press and hold the Menu button for about 5 seconds. This will take you to the Clock Adjustment screen.
Step 2: Once you’re at the Clock Adjustment screen, use the volume knob to adjust the time. You’ll have to set the hours first and then the minutes.
Step 3: Once you’ve your clock set to the proper time, press the Menu button to save your changes and exit the Clock Adjustment screen.
How to Set the Clock on Pioneer DEH Stereo Models? (Step-by-Step)
It’s super easy to set the time on Pioneer DEH stereo models.
Most of them behave in the same way but some might be slightly different. If you find that you’re unable to set the time with the method provided below, you should consult the instruction manual for further guidance.
For most Pioneer DEH Stereo models, you can follow these steps:
Step 1: Go to the Clock menu with the help of the arrow buttons.
Step 2: Use the arrow buttons to navigate and select the Hours setting. Use the arrow keys to select the correct hour. Press OK.
Step 3: Repeat step 2 for the Minutes setting as well.
Step 4: After you’ve set both the hours and the minutes, press the OK button to save your settings and exit the menu.
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How to Set the Clock on Pioneer AVH Stereo Models? (Step-by-Step)
Pioneer AVH stereo models come with a touchscreen display that makes it super easy to set the time properly.
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Tap on the Home icon from the main menu.
Step 2: Tap the Settings icon and navigate to the Clock option.
Step 3: Utilize the touchscreen display to set the clock to the proper time and date.
Step 4: After you’re satisfied with the changes, tap the Done button to save them.
How to Set the Clock on a Pioneer DEH-1700? (Step-by-Step)
Here’s how you set the clock on a Pioneer DEH-1700:
Step 1: Press and hold the SRC button for 5 seconds.
Step 2: Once you’re at the next menu, utilize the arrow keys to navigate to the Clock menu.
Step 3: Use the arrow keys to set the correct Hour.
Step 4: Press the SET button to save your changes.
Step 5: Use the arrow keys to set the correct Minute(s).
Step 6: Press the SET button to save your changes.
Step 7: Your clock settings are now saved. Press the SRC button to exit the Clock menu.
How to Set the Clock on a Pioneer MixTrax FH-x700bt? (Step-by-Step)
It’s very easy to change the time on a Pioneer Mixtrax FH-X700BT.
To do so, follow these steps:
Step 1: Press and hold the Mode button for 5 seconds until you see the Clock Adjustment screen pop up.
Step 2: Adjust the hours to the proper time with the Up and Down arrow buttons.
Step 3: Use the Right and Left buttons to navigate to the minutes and set them with the Up and Down buttons.
Step 4: After you have set the correct time, save your settings by pressing the Menu button.
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How to Set the Clock on a Pioneer Super Tuner 3? (Step-by-Step)
Similar to most of the Pioneer models that we have outlined above, it’s very easy to fix the clock on the Pioneer Super Tuner 3.
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Press the Menu/multi-control button at the front to bring up the main menu.
Step 2: Use the Up and Down buttons to navigate to the stereo clock option and press Enter.
Step 3: On the clock adjustment screen, you can use the Up, Down, Left, and Right buttons to adjust the hours and minutes.
Step 4: After you have correctly set the time, press the Enter button to save time on your Pioneer stereo.
Wrapping Things Up…
As you can see, it’s simple to set the time on most Pioneer stereo and Pioneer car radio models.
If you’re having trouble with your Pioneer stereo, feel free to reach out to us in the comments section below. We’d love to help you out.
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