DOUBLE DIN SIZED CD/CASSETTE RECEIVER
© B64-2862-00/00 (M) (TKR)
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About Cassette tape
Notes on playing MP3/WMA
Selecting the Source
SRS WOW Select
SRS WOW Control
Adjustment of Equalizer type at EASY
Adjustment of Equalizer type at PRO
Memory preset of adjustment of Equalizer type
Illumination Color Select
User Illumination Color Setting
Station/Disc Naming (SNPS/DNPS)
Auxiliary Input Display Setting
Direct Access Tuning
Station Preset Memory
Auto Memory Entry
Frequency Step Setting
Cassette player features
Playing Cassette Tapes
Fast Forwarding and Rewinding
Dolby B NR
Selecting the Tape type
DPSS (Direct Program Search System)
DPSS with the Remote
CD/ MP3/ WMA/ External disc control
Playing CD & MP3/WMA
Playing External Disc
Fast Forwarding and Reversing
Disc Search/Folder Search
Direct Track/File Search
Direct Disc Search
Magazine Random Play
Illumination Color Mode
Touch Sensor Tone
Built-in Auxiliary input Setting
Built-in Amp Mute Setting
CD Read Setting
Auto Memory Entry
Basic Operations of remote
Accessories/ Installation Procedure 29
Connecting Wires to Terminals
To prevent damage to the machine, take
the following precautions:
· Make sure to ground the unit to a negative 12V
DC power supply.
· Do not open the top or bottom covers of the unit.
· Do not install the unit in a spot exposed to direct
sunlight or excessive heat or humidity. Also avoid
places with too much dust or the possibility of
· When replacing a fuse, only use a new one with
the prescribed rating. Using a fuse with the wrong
rating may cause your unit to malfunction.
· To prevent a short circuit when replacing a fuse,
first disconnect the wiring harness.
· Do not use your own screws. Use only the screws
provided. If you use the wrong screws, you could
damage the unit.
To prevent injury or fire, take the
· Insert the unit all the way in until it is fully locked
in place. Otherwise it may fall out of place when
· When extending the ignition, battery, or ground
wires, make sure to use automotive-grade wires
or other wires with a 0.75mm² (AWG18) or more
to prevent wire deterioration and damage to the
· To prevent a short circuit, never put or leave any
metallic objects (such as coins or metal tools)
inside the unit.
· If the unit starts to emit smoke or strange smells,
turn off the power immediately and consult your
· Make sure not to get your fingers caught between
the faceplate and the unit.
· Be careful not to drop the unit or subject it to
The unit may break or crack because it contains
· Do not touch the liquid crystal fluid if the LCD
is damaged or broken due to shock. The liquid
crystal fluid may be dangerous to your health or
If the liquid crystal fluid from the LCD contacts
your body or clothing, wash it off with soap
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About CD players/disc changers
connected to this unit
KENWOOD disc changers/ CD players released in
1998 or later can be connected to this unit.
Refer to the catalog or consult your Kenwood
dealer for connectable models of disc changers/
Note that any KENWOOD disc changers/ CD players
released in 1997 or earlier and disc changers made
by other makers cannot be connected to this unit.
Unsupported connection may result in damage.
Setting the "O-N" Switch to the "N" position for the
applicable KENWOOD disc changers/ CD players.
The functions that can be used and the information
that can be displayed will differ depending on the
models being connected.
· You can damage both your unit and the CD changer if
you connect them incorrectly.
· If you experience problems during installation,
consult your Kenwood dealer.
· If the unit fails to operate properly, press the Reset
button. The unit returns to factory settings when
the Reset button is pressed. If the unit still fails to
operate properly after the Reset button has been
pressed, contact your local KENWOOD dealer for
· Press the reset button if the Disc auto changer
fails to operate correctly. Normal operation should
· Characters in the LCD may become difficult to
read in temperatures below 41 °F (5 °C).
· The illustrations of the display and the panel
appearing in this manual are examples used to
explain more clearly how the controls are used.
Therefore, what appears on the display in the
illustrations may differ from what appears on
the display on the actual equipment, and some
of the illustrations on the display may represent
something impossible in actual operation.
Right after you turn on the car heater in cold
weather, dew or condensation may form on the
lens in the Disc player of the unit. Called lens
fogging, Discs may be impossible to play. In such
a situation, remove the disc and wait for the
condensation to evaporate. If the unit still does
not operate normally after a while, consult your
Cleaning the Unit
If the faceplate of this unit is stained, wipe it with a
dry soft cloth such as a silicon cloth.
If the faceplate is stained badly, wipe the stain off
with a cloth moistened with neutral cleaner, then
wipe neutral detergent off.
· Applying spray cleaner directly to the unit may affect its
mechanical parts. Wiping the faceplate with a hard cloth
or using a volatile liquid such as thinner or alcohol may
scratch the surface or erases characters.
Cleaning the CD Slot
As dust tends to accumulate in the CD slot, clean it
every once in a while. Your CDs can get scratched if
you put them in a dusty CD slot.
The marking of products using lasers
(Except for some areas)
The label is attached to the chassis/case and says
that the component uses laser beams that have
been classified as Class 1. It means that the unit
is utilizing laser beams that are of a weaker class.
There is no danger of hazardous radiation outside
WOW, SRS and
symbol are trademarks of SRS
WOW technology is incorporated under license
from SRS Labs, Inc.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
"Dolby" and the double-D symbol are trademarks of
Cleaning the tape head
When there's noise or the sound quality is bad
during tape play the tape head maybe dirty, clean
the tape head.
About Cassette tape
· If the tape is slack tighten it.
· If the cassette tape label is peeling off glue it on
· Don't use deformed cassette tape.
· Don't place cassette tape on the dashboard etc.
where the temperature is high.
· Don't use cassette tape that's 100 minutes long or
About Cassette tape