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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 DVD player.
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 KDV-S210P Serial number
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Notes on playing MP3
About the remote
Fast Forward and Reverse
A-B Repeat Play [DVD][VCD][CD]
DVD Video/Video CD features
Slow Motion Play
DVD menu/Top (title) menu [DVD]
Audio Language select [DVD]
Subtitle Language select [DVD]
Picture Angle select [DVD]
Digest Screen [DVD]
MP3 Folder List [MP3]
Direct Skip Play
Play Time Search [CD]
MP3 Play Mode [MP3]
Connecting Wires to Terminals
[DVD]: Function of during DVD playback only.
[VCD]: Function of during Video CD playback. only
Function of during CD playback. only
[MP3]: Function of during MP3 playback only.
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.
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Restrictions due to difference beteen
Some DVD and VCD discs can be
played only in certain playback modes
according to the intentions of the
software producers. As this player plays
discs according to their intentions,
some functions may not work as intended by you.
Please be sure to read the instructions provided
with each disc. When an inhibition icon is displayed
on the monitor, it indicates that the disc being
played is under the restriction as described above.
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
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 neutral detergent off.
· 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.
This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by U.S. patents
and other intellectual property rights. Use of
this copyright protection technology must be
authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for
home and other limited viewing uses only unless
otherwise authorized by Macrovision. Reverse
engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
To prevent injury or fire, take the
· Insert the unit all the way in until it is fully locked
in place. Otherwise it may fall out of place when
· To prevent a short circuit, never put or leave any
metallic objects (such as coins or metal tools)
inside the unit.
· If the unit starts to emit smoke or strange smells,
turn off the power immediately and consult your
· Do not connect the unit to the front monitor. This
unit is for rear seat entertainment.
· Do not use any power cable other than the
accessory. This could cause fire.
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 open the top or bottom covers of the unit.
· 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 use your own screws. Use only the screws
provided. If you use the wrong screws, you could
damage the unit.
· 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.
· If you experience problems during installation,
consult your Kenwood dealer.
· 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 represent
something impossible in actual operation.
· If the unit fails to operate properly, turn the power
off and then on. If the unit still fails to operate
properly after the power has been turned off
and on, contact your local Kenwood dealer for
Region codes in the world
Icons on the DVD discs
Indicates the region code where the disc can be played.
Number of voice languages recorded with the audio function. The number in the
icon indicates the number of voice languages. (Max. 8 languages)
Number of subtitle languages recorded with the subtitle function. The number in the
icon indicates the number of subtitle languages. (Max. 32 languages)
Number of angles provided by the angle function. The number in the icon indicates
the number of angles. (Max. 9 angles)
Aspect ratios that can be selected. "LB" stands for Letter Box and "PS" for Pan/Scan. In
the example on the left, the 16:9 video can be converted into letter box video.
· Audio Disc (CD)
· MP3 format Disc (CD)
· CD-R/RW format Disc
· Video CD Disc
Also, you cannot play back the DVD-R discs if not recorded in the DVD-Video format.
About the usable temperatures
The protective circuit in the unit activates when the temperature inside the DVD player exceeds 60°C
(140°F). Refer to Trouble Shootiing Guide (p 23).