© B64-2681-00/00 (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.
Model KDC-MP225/225MR/225/2025 Serial number
AMPLI-TUNER-LECTEUR DE CD
REPRODUCTOR DE DISCOS COMPACTOS RECEPTOR DE FM/AM
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
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About Sirius Satellite radio tuner
Notes on playing MP3/WMA.......6
General features .........................9
Selecting the Source
Station/Disc Naming (SNPS/DNPS)
Theft Deterrent Faceplate
Tuner features ...........................13
Station Preset Memory
Auto Memory Entry
control features .....................15
Playing CD & MP3/WMA
Playing External Disc
Fast Forwarding and Reversing
Disc/ Folder Search
Direct Track/File Search
Direct Disc Search
Magazine Random Play
DNPP (Disc Name Preset Play)
Touch Sensor Tone
Manual Clock Adjustment
DSI (Disabled System Indicator)
CRSC (Clean Reception System Circuit)
Auxiliary Input Display Setting &
CD Read Setting
Basic Operations of remote......22
Installation Procedure ..............25
Connecting Wires to Terminals
Troubleshooting Guide .............29
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Use of controls or adjustments or performance
of procedures other than those specified
herein may result in hazardous radiation
In compliance with Federal Regulations,
following are reproductions of labels on, or
inside the product relating to laser product
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.
KENWOOD CORP. CERTIFIES THIS EQUIPMENT
CONFORMS TO DHHS REGULATIONS N0.21 CFR
1040. 10, CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER J.
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 measures:
· Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
· Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
· Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
· Consult the dealer or an experienced
radio/TV technician for help.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
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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 jolted.
· When extending the ignition, battery, or
ground wires, make sure to use automotive-
grade wires or other wires with a 0.75mm2
(AWG18) or more to prevent wire
deterioration and damage to the wire
·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 Kenwood dealer.
· Make sure not to get your fingers caught
between the faceplate and the unit.
· Be careful not to drop the unit or subject it to
The unit may break or crack because it
contains glass parts.
· Do not touch the liquid crystal fluid if the
LCD is damaged or broken due to shock. The
liquid crystal fluid may be dangerous to your
health or even fatal.
If the liquid crystal fluid from the LCD
contacts your body or clothing, wash it off
with soap immediately.
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
· 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 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
· 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
·To prevent a short circuit when replacing a
fuse, first disconnect the wiring harness.
· Do not place any object between the
faceplate and the unit.
· Do not use your own screws. Use only the
screws provided. If you use the wrong
screws, you could damage the unit.
About CD players/disc changers
connected to this unit
KENWOOD disc changers/ CD players
released in 1998 or later can be connected to
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.
Unsupported connection may result in
Setting the "O-N" Switch to the "N" position for
the applicable KENWOOD disc changers/ CD
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.
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.
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· If you experience problems during
installation, consult your Kenwood dealer.
· If the unit does not seem to be working
right, try pressing the reset button first. If
that does not solve the problem, consult
your Kenwood dealer.
·Press the reset button if the Disc auto
changer fails to operate correctly. Normal
operation should be restored.
· Characters in the LCD may become difficult
to read in temperatures below 41 °F (5 °C).
· 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.
Cleaning the Faceplate Terminals
If the terminals on the unit or faceplate get
dirty, wipe them with a dry, soft cloth.
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.
Cleaning the CD Slot
As dust tends to accumulate in the CD slot,
clean it every once in a while. Your CDs can
get scratched if you put them in a dusty CD
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.
Refer to the instruction manual of Sirius
Satellite radio tuner KTC-SR902/KTC-SR901
(optional accessory), when connected, for the
Refer to the sections of A models for
Entering and Exiting Channel Search
in Sirius Satellite radio tuner source
When entering and exiting the Channel Search
mode press the [C.S.] button for at least 1
Each time the [C.S.] button is pressed for at
least 1 second the Channel Search mode turns
ON or OFF.
About Sirius Satellite radio
EXTERNAL MEDIA CONTROL
EXTERNAL MEDIA CONTROL
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