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cable; use protective grommets wherever
rough openings are encountered.
d. If the antenna is mounted outside, route the
cable from the antenna position to the interior
of the home, working the cable through the
basement,under a window sill, etc.; make
adjustments and take up slack whenever
e. If outdoors, either leave the antenna in place
atop the XB9, or remove the antenna and find a
location free from overhead obstructions such
as tree branches, or the roof of a tent or other
f. Plug the antenna cable into the ANT connector
on the back of the Boom Box.
g If not using battery power as the primary power
source, plug the female end of the DC Adapter
cable into the “DC 12V receptacle on the rear of
the Boom Box.
h. Plug the other end of the DC adapter cable
into a 110-volt wall receptacle. Apply power to
the Boom Box and Receiver.
i. You are now ready to enjoy XM programming
outdoors or within your home.
NOTE: Do not cut the antenna cable and attempt to
splice it or attach alternative connectors or
cable. The cable and connectors used in your
XB9 are specially chosen and attached at the
factory to ensure that they will work with XM’s
unique frequency band. Use an XM-approved
antenna extension kit from your local con-
sumer electronics retailer. Failure to do so
could damage the unit.
a.Apply power to the XB9 Boom Box as outlined
previously in paragraph 3b and obtain an audio
output. If no audio is heard, move the antenna
to different positions on the surface until an
audio output is heard. This is the desired
antenna position and should be marked.
b.After determining the optimum position, turn
off XB9 and Receiver power, disconnect the
power adapter from the wall outlet receptacle
(if indoors) and disconnect the antenna cable.
c. When indoors, plan the routing of the antenna
cable to the cradle. Make sure you avoid any
obstructions that could crimp, kink or twist the