LECTEUR DE DVD
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
© B64-3819-08/00 (K)
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-S211P Serial number
US Residence Only
Register your Kenwood product at
w w w.Kenwoodusa.com
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Fast Forward and Reverse
A-B Repeat Play
DVD Video/Video CD/Video file/Picture
DVD menu/Top (title) menu
Audio Language select
Subtitle Language select
Picture Angle select
Slow Motion play
CD/Audio file features
Direct Skip Play
Play Time Search
Connecting Wires to Terminals
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 Kenwood dealer.
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.
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
· Do not watch or fix your eyes on the unit's display
when you are driving for any extended period.
· Mounting and wiring this product requires skills and
experience. For safety's sake, leave the mounting
and wiring work to professionals.
· 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
· 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
· 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.
· Use only the screws provided or specified for
installation. If you use wrong screws, you could
damage the unit.
· 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 be inapplicable.
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Region codes in the world
DVD disc marks
Indicates a region number. The discs with this mark can
be played with any DVD player.
Indicates the number of audio languages recorded. Up
to 8 languages can be recorded in a movie. You can
select a favorite language.
Indicates the number of subtitled languages recorded.
Up to 32 languages can be recorded.
If a DVD disc has scenes shot from multiple angles, you
can select a favorite angle.
Indicates the type of screen for the image. The left mark
indicates that a wide image picture (16:9) is displayed
on a standard TV set screen (4:3) with a black band at
both the top and bottom of the screen (letter box).
Restrictions due to difference between
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.
Use of "DualDisc"
When playing a "DualDisc" on this unit, the surface of
the disc that is not played may be scratched while the
disc is inserted or ejected. Since the music CD surface
does not conform to the CD standard, playback may
(A "DualDisc" is a disc with one surface containing
DVD standard signals and the other surface
containing music CD signals.)
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 <Troubleshooting Guide> (p 21).
List of playable discs
(Playback depends on
DVD-R DL (Dual layer)
Only video format
DVD+R DL (Double layer)
CD-TEXT/8-cm (3 inch)
Packet write not supported.
Video CD (VCD)
Super video CD
Only music CD session can
Sound quality of normal
Super audio CD
Only CD layer can be
: Playback is possible.
% : Playback is partly possible.
× : Playback is impossible.
· When buying DRM enabled contents, check the
Registration Code in the <REGISTRATION> (page 18).
Registration Code changes each time a file with the
displayed Registration Code is played to protect against
About the functions by playback source
In this manual, functions that can be used with
various playback sources are indicated as follows:
Function of during DVD playback only.
Function of during Video CD playback only.
Function of during CD playback only.
[AUDIO]: Function of during Audio file playback only.
Function of during Video file playback only.
Function of during JPEG/Picture CD
· Do not touch the recording surface of the disc.
· Do not stick tape etc. on the disc, or use a disc with
tape stuck on it.
· Do not use disc type accessories.
· Clean from the center of the disc and move
· When removing discs from this unit, pull them out
· If the disc center hole or outside rim has burrs,
use the disc only after removing the burrs with a
ballpoint pen etc.
Discs that cannot be used
· Discs that are not round cannot be used.
· Discs with coloring on the recording surface or discs
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.)