Before applying the power
How to use this manual
This manual is divided into four sections, Preparations, Operations,
Remote Control, and Additional Information.
For the U.S.A.
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.
Shows you how to connect your audio and video components to the
receiver and prepare the surround processor.
Since this receiver works with all your audio and video components, we
will guide you in setting up your system to be as easy as possible.
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 guaran-
tee 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:
Shows you how to operate the various functions available on the
Shows you how to operate other components using the remote control,
as well as a detailed explanation of all remote control operations. Once
be able to operate both this receiver and your other AV components (TV,
VCR, DVD player, CD player, etc.) using the remote control supplied with
– 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.
Shows you additional information such as “In case of difficulty” (trouble-
shooting) and “Specifications”.
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio / TV technician for help.
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Maintenance of the unit
Note to CATV system installer
When the front panel or case becomes dirty, wipe with a soft, dry
cloth. Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol, etc. for these agents may
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer's attention
to Article 820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper
grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be
connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the
point of cable entry as practical.
In regard to contact cleaner
Do not use contact cleaners because it could cause a malfunction. Be
specially careful not to use contact cleaners containing oil, for they
may deform the plastic component.
As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, Kenwood Corpora-
tion has determined that this product meets the
ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.
This product can save energy. Saving energy re-
duces air pollution and lowers utility bills.
Memory back up function
Please note that the following items will be deleted from the unit's
memory if the power cord is disconnected from the AC outlet for
approximately 1 day.
Input selector settings.
BASS, TREBLE, INPUT level. • Broadcast band.
Listen mode setting.
SW RE-MIX ON/OFF.
• Distance setting.
• Input mode setting.
• Midnight mode setting.
• PRO LOGIC IImode setting.
• CS IImode setting.
• Frequency setting.
• Preset stations.
• Tuning mode.
• DSP mode.
• ACTIVE EQ mode.
• SPEAKER EQ mode.
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