AMPLI-TUNER LECTEUR DE CD
REPRODUCTOR DE DISCOS COMPACTOS RECEPTOR DE FM/AM
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
© B64-3699-00/00 (K0)
Take the time to read through this instruction manual.
Familiarity with installation and operation procedures will help you obtain the best
performance from your new CD-receiver.
For your records
Record the serial number, found on the back of the unit, in the spaces designated on the
warranty card, and in the space provided below. Refer to the model and serial numbers
whenever you call upon your Kenwood dealer for information or service on the product.
Model KDC-135/135CR Serial number
US Residence Only
Register your Kenwood product at
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Selecting the Source
Theft Deterrent Faceplate
Station Preset Memory
Auto Memory Entry
CD player features
Fast Forwarding and Reversing
Touch Sensor Tone
Manual Clock Adjustment
DSI (Disabled System Indicator)
CRSC (Clean Reception System Circuit)
Built-in Auxiliary input Setting
Connecting Wires to Terminals
To prevent injury or fire, take the following
· To prevent a short circuit, never put or leave any
metallic objects (such as coins or metal tools) inside
· Mounting and wiring this product requires skills and
experience. For safety's sake, leave the mounting
and wiring work to professionals.
To prevent damage to the machine, take
the following precautions:
· Make sure to ground the unit to a negative 12V DC
· 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
· Do not place the faceplate (and the faceplate case)
in areas exposed to direct sunlight, excessive heat or
humidity. Also avoid places with too much dust or
the possibility of water splashing.
· To prevent deterioration, do not touch the terminals
of the unit or faceplate with your fingers.
· Do not subject the faceplate to excessive shock, as it
is a piece of precision equipment.
· When replacing a fuse, only use a new fuse with
the prescribed rating. Using a fuse with the wrong
rating may cause your unit to malfunction.
· Do not use your own screws. Use only the screws
provided. If you use the wrong screws, you could
damage the unit.
Do Not Load 3-in. CDs in the CD slot
If you try to load a 3 in. CD with its adapter into the
unit, the adapter might separate from the CD and
damage the unit.
When you turn on the car heater in cold weather,
dew or condensation may form on the lens in the
CD player of the unit. Called lens fogging, this
condensation on the lens may not allow CDs 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 Kenwood
· If you experience problems during installation,
consult your Kenwood dealer.
· When you purchase optional accessories, check with
your Kenwood dealer to make sure that they work
with your model and in your area.
· Characters in the LCD may become difficult to read
in temperatures below 5 °C (41 °F).
· 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 be inapplicable.
How to reset your unit
· If the unit fails to operate properly, press the Reset
button. The unit returns to factory settings when the
Reset button is pressed.
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 it
again with a clean soft dry cloth.
· 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.
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Cleaning the Faceplate Terminals
If the terminals on the unit or faceplate get dirty, wipe
them with a clean soft dry cloth.
· Do not touch the recording surface of the CD.
· Do not stick tape etc. on the CD, or use a CD with
tape stuck on it.
· Do not use disc type accessories.
· Clean from the center of the disc and move
· When removing CDs from this unit, pull them out
· If the CD center hole or outside rim has burrs,
use the CD only after removing the burrs with a
ballpoint pen etc.
CDs that cannot be used
· CDs that are not round cannot be used.
· CDs with coloring on the recording surface or CDs
that are dirty cannot be used.
· This unit can only play the CDs with
This unit may not correctly play discs which do not
have the mark.
· You cannot play a CD-R or CD-RW that has not been
finalized. (For the finalization process refer to your
CD-R/CD-RW writing software, and your CD-R/CD-
RW recorder instruction manual.)
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of
procedures other than those specified herein may
result in hazardous radiation exposure.
In compliance with Federal Regulations, following
are reproductions of labels on, or inside the product
relating to laser product safety.
KENWOOD CORP. CERTIFIES THIS EQUIPMENT
CONFORMS TO DHHS REGULATIONS N0.21 CFR
1040. 10, CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER J.
Location : Bottom Panel
This equipment may generate or use radio
frequency energy. Changes or modifications to this
equipment may cause harmful interference unless
the modifications are expressly approved in the
instruction manual. The user could lose the authority
to operate this equipment if an unauthorized change
or modification is made.
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment may cause harmful interference to radio
communications, if it is not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct
the interference by one or more of the following
· Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
· Increase the separation between the equipment
· Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver is
· Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
Turning ON the Power
Press the [SRC] button.
Turning OFF the Power
Press the [SRC] button for at least 1 second.
Selecting the Source
Press the [SRC] button.
Standby (Illumination only mode)
* An equipment such as a portable audio player can
be connected to the auxiliary input terminal using a
commercially available mini-plug (3.5ø).
· Use the mini-plug which is stereo type and does not
have any resistance.
Turn the [VOL] knob clockwise.
Turn the [VOL] knob counterclockwise.
Turning the volume down quickly.
Press the [ATT] button.
Each time you press the button, the Attenuator
turns ON and OFF.
When the Attenuator is ON, the "ATT" indicator