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© B64-3294-00/00 (EW/EN/E2W/E2N)

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Safety precautions
About MP3 and WMA
About CDs
General features
Selecting the Source
System Q
Audio Control
Audio Setup
Speaker Setting
Switching Display
Dimmer Control
Theft Deterrent Faceplate
TEL Mute
Tuner features
Tuning Mode
Station Preset Memory
Auto Memory Entry
Preset Tuning
RDS features
Traffic Information
Radio Text Scroll
PTY (Program Type)
Program Type preset
Changing Language for PTY Function
CD/Audio file/External disc control
Playing CD & Audio file
Playing External Disc
Fast Forwarding and Reversing
Track/File Search
Disc Search/Folder Search
Track/File/Disc/Folder Repeat
Scan Play
Random Play
Magazine Random Play
Folder Select
Text/Title Scroll
Menu system
Menu System
Security Code
Touch Sensor Tone
Manual Clock Adjustment
Synchronize Clock
DSI (Disabled System Indicator)
Selectable Illumination
Supreme Setting
News Bulletin with Timeout Setting
Local Seek
Tuning Mode
AF (Alternative Frequency)
Restricting RDS Region (Region Restrict
Auto TP Seek
Monaural Reception
Auxiliary Input Display Setting
Text Scroll
Power OFF Timer
CD Read Setting
Demonstration mode Setting
Accessories/ Installation
Connecting Wires to Terminals
Removing the Unit
Troubleshooting Guide

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Safety precautions
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/
CD players.
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.
Connecting unsupported disc changers/CD players
to this unit may result in damage.
Set the "O-N" Switch to the "N" position for the
applicable Kenwood disc changers/ CD players.
The functions you can use and the information
that can be displayed may differ depending on the
models being connected.
· You can damage both your unit and the CD changer if
you connect them incorrectly.
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.
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.
· 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
· 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
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.

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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.
· If the unit fails to operate properly, press the Reset
button. The unit returns to factory settings when
the Reset button is pressed.
· Press the reset button if the disc auto changer fails
to operate correctly. Normal operation should be
· The characters which can be displayed by this
unit are A-Z 0-9 @ " ` ` % & * + ­ = , . / \ < > [ ] ( ) : ;
^ - { } | ~ .
· The RDS feature won't work where the service is
not supported by any broadcasting station.
· 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.
Before using this unit for the first time
This unit is initially set on the Demonstration mode.
When using this unit for the first time, cancel the
<Demonstration mode Setting> (page 25).
About DAB Tuner control
Refer to
A group on the Instruction manual of DAB
Tuner KTC-9090DAB (optional accessory) for the
control method of DAB Tuner function.
However, the following control methods of the
function for this unit may be differed from the
Instruction manual; therefore, refer to the following
supplemental instruction.
<Auto Ensemble Memory Entry>
1. Select the preset band for Auto Ensemble
Memory Entry.
2. Press the [AME] button for at least 2 seconds.
Open Auto Ensemble Memory Entry.
After storing in the memory finishes, the
number of the pre-set buttons and the
ensemble label are displayed.
<Searching by programme type and language>
and <Languages to be displayed> in
<Programme Type (PTY) Function>
At the operation to press [DISP] button, use [TI]
button instead.
Reset button

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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.
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
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
the unit.