© B64-2962-00/00 (KW)
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.
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About AAC, MP3 and WMA
Notes on Multi-function Key
Selecting the Source
Sound Field Control
Sound Management system
Memory Recall mode
Station/Disc Naming (SNPS/DNPS)
Theft Deterrent Faceplate
Faceplate Angle Adjustment
Display Mode Switching
Graphic part/ Spectrum Analyzer Display
Text Display Switching (Display Type B)
Text Display Switching
(Display Type C/ Display Type D)
Font Color Select
G-Analyzer display Switching
Direct Access Tuning
Station Preset Memory
Auto Memory Entry
Radio Text Scroll
PTY (Program Type)
Registration of a station as a PTY
Program Type preset
CD/Audio file/External disc control
Playing CD & Audio file
Playing External Disc
Fast Forwarding and Reversing
Disc Search/Folder Search
Direct Track/File Search
Direct Disc Search
Magazine Random Play
Disc Random Play
Switching the Play mode
SIRIUS tuner control features
Select SIRIUS Satellite Radio Mode
Switching Seek Mode
Select the channel
Category and Channel Search
Direct Access Tuning
Selecting the Preset Band
Channel Preset Memory
Text Scroll for SIRIUS tuner source
HD Radio control features
Touch Sensor Tone
Manual Clock Adjustment
DSI (Disabled System Indicator)
Built-in Amp Setting
G-Counter Level set
G-Analyzer Calibration setup
G-Analyzer Stop Watch
Dual Zone System Setting
B.M.S. (Bass Management System)
B.M.S. Frequency Offset
CRSC (Clean Reception System Circuit)
Receive mode Setting
SIRIUS ID (ESN) display
Auxiliary Input Display Setting & Station/Disc
Built-in Auxiliary input Setting
CD Read Setting
ACDrive firmware version display
Unique ID display
Audio Preset Memory
Audio Preset Call
Demonstration mode Setting
Basic Operations of remote
Connecting Wires to Terminals
Removing the Unit
The "AAC" logo is trademark of Dolby
WOW, SRS and
symbol are trademarks of
SRS Labs, Inc.
WOW technology is incorporated under license
from SRS Labs, Inc.
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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.
The LX AMP and the sensor unit cannot be
You must connect any of them at a time.
Right after 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, CDs 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
To prevent injury or fire, take the
· 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
· Do not set the removed faceplate or 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 one with
the prescribed rating. Using a fuse with the wrong
rating may cause your unit to malfunction.
· Do not apply excessive force to the open
faceplate or place objects on it. Doing so will
cause damage or breakdown.
· Do not use your own screws. Use only the screws
provided. If you use the wrong screws, you could
damage the unit.
Attach the panel while you are on the
The panel lock arm will be appeared when the
panel is removed. Therefore, the panel must be
attached during the driving.
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.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
· 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.
· Press the reset button if the disc auto changer fails
to operate correctly. Normal operation should be