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© B64-3693-00/00 (MW)

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Safety precautions
General features
Selecting the Source
Audio Control
Audio Setup
Bass Boost
Speaker Setting
Clock Display
Subwoofer Output
Theft Deterrent Faceplate
TEL Mute
Tuner features
Tuning Mode
Station Preset Memory
Auto Memory Entry
Preset Tuning
Frequency Step Setting
CD player features
Playing CD
Fast Forwarding and Reversing
Track Search
Track Repeat
Scan Play
Random Play
Menu system
Menu System
Touch Sensor Tone
Manual Clock Adjustment
DSI (Disabled System Indicator)
Switching preout
CRSC (Clean Reception System Circuit)
Installation Procedure
Connecting Wires to Terminals
Troubleshooting Guide

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Safety precautions
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
the unit.
· 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
power supply.
· 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
water splashing.
· 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 8 cm (3 in.) CDs in the CD slot
If you try to load a 8 cm (3 in.) CD with its adapter into
the unit, the adapter might separate from the CD and
damage the unit.
Lens Fogging
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

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· 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.
Reset button
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.
Cleaning the Faceplate Terminals
If the terminals on the unit or faceplate get dirty, wipe
them with a dry, soft cloth.
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. This means that the unit is
utilizing laser beams that are of a weaker class. There
is no danger of hazardous radiation outside the unit.
Handling CDs
· 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.)

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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.
Source required
Standby (Illumination only mode)
Increasing Volume
Turn the [VOL] knob clockwise.
Decreasing Volume
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
ATT indicator
Clock display
Release button
Control knob
General features