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© B64-3240-00/00 (EW/E2W)

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Safety precautions
About CDs
General features
Selecting the Source
System Q
Audio Control
Audio Setup
Speaker Setting
Switching Clock Display
Theft Deterrent Faceplate
TEL Mute
Tuner features
Station Preset Memory
Auto Memory Entry
Preset Tuning
RDS features
Traffic Information
PTY (Program Type)
Program Type preset
Changing Language for PTY Function
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
Synchronize Clock
Power OFF Timer
News Bulletin with Timeout Setting
Local Seek
Tuning Mode
AF (Alternative Frequency)
Restricting RDS Region (Region Restrict
Auto TP Seek
Monaural Reception
Installation Procedure
Connecting Wires to Terminals
Removing the Unit
Troubleshooting Guide

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Safety precautions
To prevent injury or fire, take the
following precautions:
· To prevent a short circuit, never put or leave any
metallic objects (such as coins or metal tools)
inside the unit.
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 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
· 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.
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
condesnation 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 dealer.

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· 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.
· 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.
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 clean soft dry cloth.
This Product is not installed by the manufacturer
of a vehicle on the production line, nor by the
professional importer of a vehicle into an EU
Member State.
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.
Information on Disposal of Old Electrical
and Electronic Equipment (applicable for
EU countries that have adopted separate
waste collection systems)
Products with the symbol (crossed-out
wheeled bin) cannot be disposed as
household waste.
Old electrical and electronic equipment
should be recycled at a facility capable
of handling these items and their
waste byproducts. Contact your local
authority for details in locating a
recycle facility nearest to you. Proper
recycling and waste disposal will help
conserve resources whilst preventing
detrimental effects on our health and the
Reset button

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Handling CDs
· Do not touch the recording surface of the CD.
· CD-R and CD-RW are easier to damage than a
normal music CD. Use a CD-R or a CD-RW after
reading the caution items on the package etc.
· Do not stick tape etc. on the CD, or use a CD with
tape stuck on it.
When using a new CD
If the CD center hole or outside rim has burrs,
use the CD only after removing the burrs with a
ballpoint pen etc.
CD accessories
Do not use disc type accessories.
CD cleaning
Clean from the center of the disc and move
About CDs
Removing CDs
When removing CDs from this unit pull them out
CDs that can't be used
· CDs that are not round cannot be used.
· CDs with coloring on the recording surface or 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.)
CD storage
· Do not place CDs in direct sunlight (On the seat
or dashboard etc.) or where the temperature is
· Store CDs in their cases.