Kenwood DNX994S Instruction Manual

Kenwood DNX994S Instruction Manual

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Summary of Contents for Kenwood DNX994S

  • Page 1 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.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before Use iPod/iPhone Precautions ..............4 Preparation ..............29 Safety Precautions iPod/iPhone Basic Operation .......30 and Important Information ........5 Search Operation ............31 How to read this manual ......... 6 APPS—Android Auto™/ Basic Operations Apple CarPlay Functions of the Buttons on the Front Panel ... 7 Apple CarPlay Operation ........32 Turning on the Unit ...........
  • Page 3 Bluetooth Control Remote control Information for using Bluetooth® devices ..58 Battery Installation ...........84 Register from the Bluetooth unit ......59 Functions of the Remote control Buttons ..85 Bluetooth Setup ............60 Connection/Installation Playing Bluetooth Audio Device ......62 Using Hands-Free Unit ..........64 Before Installation ............88 Hands-Free Setup .............68 Installing the unit .............90 Other External Components...
  • Page 4: Before Use

    • If you experience problems during installation, remove the disc and wait for the condensation consult your KENWOOD dealer. to evaporate. If the unit still does not operate normally after a while, consult your KENWOOD Ñ Precautions on using this unit dealer.
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions And Important Information

    KENWOOD Car Navigation System time, it will acquire satellites quickly each time and follow the instructions in this manual. thereafter. Neither KENWOOD nor Garmin shall be liable for Ñ About the front panel problems or accidents resulting from failure to observe the instructions in this manual.
  • Page 6: How To Read This Manual

    • In this manual, each model name is The navigation system is designed to provide abbreviated as follows. you with route suggestions. It does not reflect – DNX994S: – DNX874S: road closures or road conditions, weather If above icons are showed, read the article conditions, or other factors that may affect safety applicable to the unit you use.
  • Page 7: Basic Operations

    • The panels shown in this guide are examples used to provide clear explanations of the operations. For this reason, they may be different from the actual panels. • In this manual, each model name is abbreviated as follows. – DNX994S: – DNX874S: If above icon is showed, read the article applicable to the unit you use.
  • Page 8: Turning On The Unit

    Basic Operations Number Name Motion Disc insert • A slot to insert a disc media. slot SD card slot • A slot to insert an SD card. • You can play audio/visual file in the card. * • An SD card slot for upgrading the map. For how to upgrade the map, refer to the instruction manual of the navigation system.
  • Page 9: Initial Settings

    The language, the distance unit, and the OEM SETUP ■ gasoline unit are set. This function requires a commercial adaptor. 1 Touch [Locale]. Consult your KENWOOD dealer for details. 2 Select the desired country. DEMO ■ Language ■ Set the demonstration mode. Default is “ON”.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Volume

    Basic Operations Calendar/clock settings Adjusting the volume To adjust the volume (0 to 40), Press the [MENU] button. Press [R] to increase, and press [S] to decrease. h Popup menu appears. Holding [R] increases the volume continuously to level 15. Touch [SETUP].
  • Page 11: Touch Screen Operations

    Basic Operations Touch screen operations HOME screen descriptions To perform operations on the screen, you need Most functions can be performed from the to touch, touch and hold, flick or swipe to HOME screen. select an item, display setting menu screen or to change the page, etc.
  • Page 12: Source Selection Screen Descriptions

    Basic Operations Source selection screen • Plays a disc. (P.20) descriptions • Plays an iPod/iPhone. (P.29) You can display all playback sources and options on the source selection screen. • Plays files on a USB device. (P.26) • Plays files on an SD card. (P.26) •...
  • Page 13 Basic Operations Put the unit in standby To select the playback source on the HOME screen Touch [ ] on the HOME screen. Touch [STANDBY]. The 3 items displayed on the source selection screen as the large icons are shown on the HOME screen.
  • Page 14: Source Control Screen Descriptions

    Basic Operations Source control screen Secondary screen descriptions • [ ] [ ] : The Secondary screen changes every time you touch it. You can also change the There are some functions which can be Secondary screen by flicking left or right on operated from most screens.
  • Page 15: Popup Menu

    Basic Operations Popup menu List screen There are some common function keys in the Press the [MENU] button. list screens of most sources. h Popup menu appears. Touch to display the popup menu. Displays list type selection window. The contents of the menu are as follows. Displays music/movie file list.
  • Page 16: Navigation Operation

    Garmin and JVC KENWOOD will not be responsible for any traffic fines or GPS satellite strength.
  • Page 17 ■ About traffic • Traffic service is not available in some areas or countries. • Garmin and JVC KENWOOD are not responsible for the accuracy or timeliness of the traffic information. Views the Next Turn page or the junction •...
  • Page 18 Basic Operations Control audio from the navigation NOTE screen • The screen switches between playback screen and view camera each time the viewing area You can control audio sources while the is touched. navigation screen is displayed. Also, you can view the navigation information while the source control screen is displayed.
  • Page 19: Navigation Setup

    SETUP Menu screen appears. installed to this unit. Touch [Navigation]. Preparation • Install the latest version of the KENWOOD Traffic Powered By INRIX application on your iPhone or Android. – iPhone: Search for "KENWOOD Traffic Powered By INRIX" in the Apple App Store to find and install the most current version.
  • Page 20: Disc

    Disc Disc Playing a disc DVD/ VCD Basic Operation Ñ Most functions can be controlled from the Insert a disc source control screen and playback screen. Press the [G] button. NOTE • Set the remote control mode switch to DVD mode before starting operation for DVD and VCD, see Switch the operation mode (P.85).
  • Page 21 Disc • [ ] : Repeats the current content. Each time Searching area you touch the key, repeat mode switches in Touch to search the next/previous content. the following sequence; Key display area DVD: Title repeat ( ), Chapter repeat ), Repeat off ( Touch to display the control screen.
  • Page 22: Music Cd/ Disc Media Basic Operation

    Disc [PBC] (VCD only) random mode switches in the following sequence; Turn Playback control (PBC) on or off. Track random ( ) (Music CD only), Folder Audio] (VCD only) random ( ) (Disc media only), Random off Change the audio output channel. Track information Music CD/ Disc media Basic Displays the information of the current track/ file.
  • Page 23: Search Operation

    Disc Search Operation (Disc media Video screen only) You can search music or video files by the following operations. NOTE • If you use a remote control, you can jump directly to the desired track with entering the track number. For details, see Direct search mode Searching file area (Video file only) (P.85).
  • Page 24: Dvd Disc Menu Operation

    Disc DVD Disc Menu Operation Switches the picture angle ■ Touch [Angle]. Each time you touch this key, picture angle is switched. You can set up some items in the DVD-VIDEO disc menu. * These keys may not function depending on Touch illustrated area during playback.
  • Page 25: Dvd Setup

    Disc DVD Setup Screen Ratio ■ Sets the screen display mode. 16:9 (Default): Displays wide pictures. You can set up the DVD playback functions. 4:3 LB: Displays wide pictures in the Letter Touch illustrated area during playback. Box format (having black stripes at the top and bottom of screen).
  • Page 26: Usb/Sd Card

    USB/SD card USB/SD card Connecting a USB device Inserting the SD card Connect the USB device with the USB Press the [G] button. cable. (P.94) Touch [OPEN] to the panel fully opens. Insert the SD card into the slot until it clicks.
  • Page 27: Usb/Sd Card Basic Operation

    USB/SD card USB/SD card Basic Operation Touch and hold to fast forward or fast backward. (It will be cancelled automatically after about 50 seconds.) Most functions can be controlled from the • [DH] : Plays or pauses. source control screen and playback screen. •...
  • Page 28: Search Operation

    USB/SD card Ñ Search Operation Link search You can search a file of same artist/album/ You can search music or video files by the genre as the current track. following operations. Touch [Link Search]. Touch [1]. Touch the desired tag type. You can select Touch [S].
  • Page 29: Ipod/Iphone

    • iPod touch (5th generation) iP103. (P.95) NOTE Press the [HOME] button. • Latest compatible list of iPod/iPhone. For details, see Touch [ • By connecting your iPod/iPhone to this unit with Touch [iPod]. (P.12) an optional accessory iPod connection cable KCA-iP103, you can supply power to your iPod/ ●...
  • Page 30: Ipod/Iphone Basic Operation

    iPod/iPhone iPod/iPhone Basic Operation [Function bar • 1] : Searches track/file. For details on search operation, see Search Operation (P.31). NOTE • E] [F] : Searches the previous/next track/ • Set the remote controller mode switch to AUD mode before starting operation, see Switch the file.
  • Page 31: Search Operation

    iPod/iPhone Ñ Search Operation Link search You can search a file of same artist/album/ You can search music files by the following genre/composer as the current track. operations. Touch [Link Search]. Touch [1]. Touch the desired tag type. You can select Touch [S].
  • Page 32: Apps-Android Auto™/Apple Carplay

    APPS—Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay APPS—Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay Ñ Operation buttons and Apple CarPlay Operation available Apps on the home CarPlay is a smarter, safer way to use your screen of CarPlay iPhone in the car. CarPlay takes the things You can use the Apps of the connected iPhone. you want to do with iPhone while driving and The items displayed and the language used displays them on the screen of the product.
  • Page 33: Android Auto™ Operation

    APPS—Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay Ñ Use Siri Android Auto™ Operation You can activate Siri. Android Auto enables you to use functions of Press the [ ] button for 1 second. your Android device convenient for driving. You can easily access route guidance, make calls, listen to music, and access convenient Press for 1 second functions on the Android device while driving.
  • Page 34: Using Voice Control

    APPS—Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay Ñ Ñ Operation buttons and Using voice control available Apps on the Android Press the [ ] button for 1 second. Auto screen You can perform the operations of the Apps of Press for 1 second the connected Android device. The items displayed on the screen differ among the connected Android devices.
  • Page 35: Pandora® Operation

    APPS—Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay Pandora® Operation • [F] : Skips the current song. (Note this function is disabled when the Pandora skip limitation is exceeded.) You can listen to the Pandora® on this unit by controlling the application installed in the •...
  • Page 36 APPS—Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay Ñ Creates a new station About Pandora® iPhone or iPod touch Touch [ • Install the latest version of the Pandora application on your iPhone or iPod touch. (Search Touch desired item. for “Pandora” in the Apple App Store to find and install the most recent version.) Android™...
  • Page 37: Spotify Operation

    APPS—Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay Spotify Operation Content information Displays the information of the current content You can listen to the Spotify on this unit by being played. controlling the application installed in the ] / [ ] / [ ] / [ iPhone or Android.
  • Page 38 APPS—Android Auto™/Apple CarPlay About Spotify® iPhone or iPod touch • Install the latest version of the Spotify application on your iPhone or iPod touch. (Search for “Spotify” in the Apple App Store to find and install the most recent version.) Android™...
  • Page 39: Hd Radio™ Tuner

    HD Radio™ Tuner HD Radio™ Tuner HD Radio Tuner Basic Information display Operation Displays the information of the current station: Frequency and Channel Touching [ ] allows you to switch between Most functions can be controlled from the Content A, Content B and Content C. source control screen.
  • Page 40: Indicator Items

    HD Radio™ Tuner [Emergency Alerts] Preset list Turn on or off the alert message. See Alert Recalls the memorized station or channel. Message (P.45). When touched for 2 seconds, stores the current [Alert Message Log] receiving station or channel in memory. Displays the alert message received.
  • Page 41: Receive Mode

    HD Radio™ Tuner Receive Mode Memory Operation Ñ You can set the radio broadcasts receive mode. Auto memory Touch on the left side of the screen. You can store stations with good reception in Touch [RCV]. memory automatically. Touch desired band key. Touch on the left side of the screen.
  • Page 42: Selecting Operation

    HD Radio™ Tuner Ñ Selecting Operation Channel search You can specify the desired channel. Ñ Preset select Touch [1]. You can list and select memorized station or channel. Touch on the right side of the screen. Select a station or channel from the list. Select the desired content from the list.
  • Page 43: Bookmark

    HD Radio™ Tuner Ñ Search by program type Bookmark (FM only) Stores tag information (title, artist, album, You can tune to a station with a specific URL, and description) about the song you are program type when listening to FM. listening to now.
  • Page 44 HD Radio™ Tuner Ñ Bookmark list Bookmark delete Deleting a bookmark. Displaying a list of registered bookmarks and detailed information and QR code of the song. Touch [Delete]. Touch [ Select the bookmark to delete from the list. Select the desired bookmark from the list. h The bookmark information appears.
  • Page 45: Alert Message

    HD Radio™ Tuner Ñ Alert Message Display of the received Alert Message This function is to receive alert messages. First, You can read the received alert message you need to turn on the “Emergency Alerts”. afterward. (P.40) Touch on the left side of the screen. Ñ...
  • Page 46: Siriusxm

    SiriusXM® SiriusXM® Control screen SiriusXM® Basic Operation Only SiriusXM® brings you more of what you love to listen to, all in one place. Get over 140 channels, including commercial-free music plus the best sports, news, talk, comedy and entertainment. Welcome to the world of satellite radio.
  • Page 47 SiriusXM® Ñ Function panel Function bar • [1] : Display the Category search screen. For Touch on the left side of the screen. details on search operation, see Category/ Channel search (P.49). • DH] : Plays or pauses. See Replay (P.50). •...
  • Page 48: Storing Channels In Preset Memory

    SiriusXM® Storing Channels in Preset [TuneScan]* Hear a few seconds of the songs from each Memory of the SmartFavorite music channels on the current preset band. See TuneScan™ You can store the current channel in memory. (P.51). Tune to a channel you wish to store in [TuneMix]* memory.
  • Page 49: Direct Search

    SiriusXM® Direct search Category/Channel search You can tune to a channel directly. You can specify the desired category and select a channel. Touch on the left side of the screen. Touch [Direct Channel]. Touch [1]. Select a category. Enter the channel number and touch [Enter].
  • Page 50: Replay

    SiriusXM® Replay To return to live music/content Touch on the left side of the screen. You can replay the last 60 minutes of the current channel. Touch [Live]. Touch [L] or [Replay] on the function TuneMix™ panel. TuneMix™ plays a unique blend of songs from your Preset music channels from the current SiriusXM Preset Band, allowing you to build a custom channel from as few as two to as many...
  • Page 51: Tunescan

    SiriusXM® TuneScan™ Traffic & Weather Now™ TuneScan™ is a feature that plays samples Traffic & Weather Now™ allows you to access from the starts of multiple buffered songs the latest report whenever you want to hear from each of the SmartFavorites channels that it.
  • Page 52: Content Alerts

    SiriusXM® Content Alerts SportsFlash™ When a broadcast program related to the SportsFlash™ will notify you when a big play registered artist, song or team starts, a happens during a game with one of your message appears to allow you to switch the favorite sports teams.
  • Page 53: Siriusxm Setup

    SiriusXM® Ñ SiriusXM Setup Parental code You can set a SiriusXM parental code for Parental Control. Touch on the left side of the screen. Touch [SETUP]. Touch [Parental Code] in the SiriusXM SETUP screen. h Parental Pass Check screen appears. NOTE •...
  • Page 54 SiriusXM® Ñ Parental Control NOTE Parental Control is a feature that provides the • Touch [All-Channels] to display all the channels. user with the ability to prevent unauthorized access to mature content and user selected • To delete the parental lock channel setting, touch [Disable All] and then touch [YES] on channels.
  • Page 55 SiriusXM® Touch each channel on the list and set to Touch each content list and set ON or OFF. ON or OFF. NOTE NOTE • You can select “ON” up to 30 items of Artist, Song, and Team. • To delete the skip channel setting, touch [Disable All] and then touch [YES] on the confirmation screen.
  • Page 56 SiriusXM® Ñ SportsFlash™ setup To select a Team Get alerted when your favorite sports team Activating SportsFlash is playing on another SiriusXM channel with GameAlert™ Touch [SportsFlash] in the SiriusXM SETUP screen. Touch [My Games]. h The SportsFlash is turned on or off. Default is “ON”.
  • Page 57 SiriusXM® Ñ Select a City for Traffic & Weather You can select a city for which you wish to receive SiriusXM Traffic & Weather broadcasts and hear them from the beginning. Touch [Traffic & Weather City Select] in the SiriusXM SETUP screen. Touch [T] and [U] to select a city.
  • Page 58: Bluetooth Control

    • For the cell-phones verified for compatibility, unit depending on the Bluetooth version of the access the following URL: device. • This unit may not work for some Bluetooth • The units supporting the Bluetooth function have devices. been certified for conformity with the Bluetooth •...
  • Page 59: Register From The Bluetooth Unit

    Bluetooth Control Register from the Bluetooth Step 2: Connection settings • When the HFP profile is supported, Hands Free unit 1 or 2 is automatically selected for connection, proceeding to the next step. It is necessary to register the Bluetooth audio •...
  • Page 60: Bluetooth Setup

    Bluetooth Control Bluetooth Setup Step 3: Phonebook transfer Select if you want to transfer your phonebook data. Press the [MENU] button. This message appears if the device h Popup menu appears. supports PBAP. Touch [SETUP]. h SETUP Menu screen appears. Touch [Bluetooth].
  • Page 61 Bluetooth Control Ñ Connect the Bluetooth unit NOTE • If a device has been paired, the Bluetooth unit Touch [Select Device] in the Bluetooth cannot be connected from the paired device. SETUP screen. To delete the registered Bluetooth unit Touch [Delete]. Touch the device name you want to connect.
  • Page 62: Playing Bluetooth Audio Device

    Bluetooth Control Ñ Change the PIN code Playing Bluetooth Audio Device Touch [PIN Code] in the Bluetooth SETUP screen. Most function can be controlled from the h PIN Code Set screen appears. source control screen. To enter Bluetooth source, touch [Bluetooth] Input the PIN code.
  • Page 63: The Meanings Of Each Icon Are As Follows

    Bluetooth Control Touch the device name you want to Function panel connect. Touch on the left side of the screen to display the function panel. Touch again to close the panel. • BT DEVICE CHANGE] : Selects the device to connect via Bluetooth audio (A2DP) or APP (SPP).
  • Page 64: Using Hands-Free Unit

    Bluetooth Control Using Hands-Free Unit ● Select the cell-phone to use When you connect two cell-phones You can use telephone function by connecting 1) Touch [ ] to select the phone the Bluetooth telephone to this unit. you want to use. ●...
  • Page 65: Voice Recognition

    Bluetooth Control Call using the preset number Select the phone number from the list. Touch [ Touch the Name or phone number. NOTE • You can set the list to arrange in the order of last name or first name. For details, see Hands-Free Setup (P.68).
  • Page 66: Receive A Call

    Bluetooth Control Ñ Receive a call ● Adjust the receiver volume Press the [S] or [R] button. Touch [ ] to answer a phone call or ] to reject an incoming call. ● Mute your voice Touch [ ] to mute or not to mute your voice. ●...
  • Page 67: Phone Number Preset

    Bluetooth Control Ñ Ñ Phone number preset Phonebook transfer You can register frequently used phone You can transfer the phonebook in your numbers to this unit. Bluetooth smartphone via PBAP. Touch [ Touch [ Touch [Edit]. Touch [ h The phonebook data transmission starts. Phonebook deletion Select where to preset.
  • Page 68: Hands-Free Setup

    Bluetooth Control Hands-Free Setup Auto Response* ■ Sets an automatic response time to pick-up an incoming call. You can perform various setup about OFF (Default): Automatic response is not handsfree function. available. Press the [MENU] button. 1/ 5/ 10/ 15/ 20/ 25/ 30: Set calling ring h Popup menu appears.
  • Page 69: Other External Components

    Other External Components Other External Components View Camera Front Camera] is set to [CMOS 3-Series Camera]. Ñ NOTE Camera Setup • To connect a camera, see P.94. Press the [MENU] button. • To use a rear view camera, a REVERSE lead connection is required.
  • Page 70: Use Dashboard Camera

    Other External Components Dashboard Camera /Front Camera Adjusting the position of the selected ■ Dashboard Camera: Select this when the mark. dashboard camera is connected. CMOS 3-Series Camera: Select this when the CMOS-3xx series with ID 2 set is connected. Other: Select this when the other camera is connected.
  • Page 71: External Audio/Video Players-Av-In

    Other External Components Touch icon. Switching the View Camera Touch to change the dashboard view camera and rear view camera. Camera off • Displays the control screen of the satellite Touch to exit the camera screen. radio source provided for the vehicle. Key display •...
  • Page 72: Setting Up

    Setting Up Setting Up Monitor Screen Setup System Setup You can adjust image quality in video, menu NOTE screen, etc. • Each operation in this section can be started from Press the [MENU] button. the multi function menu. h Popup menu appears. Press the [MENU] button.
  • Page 73: User Interface Setup

    Setting Up User Interface Setup Time Zone ■ If you have selected [Manual] for Clock, select the time zone. You can setup user interface parameters. Clock Adjust ■ Press the [MENU] button. If you select [Manual] for Clock, adjust the h Popup menu appears.
  • Page 74: Special Setup

    Setting Up Ñ Special Setup Software Information Check the software version of this unit. You can setup Special parameters. Touch [Software Information] in the Press the [MENU] button. Special screen. h Popup menu appears. Confirm the software version. Touch [SETUP]. h SETUP screen appears.
  • Page 75 Setting Up OSD Clock Use [−] and [+] to adjust each color value. ■ Select if you want to display the clock while watching DVD video, etc. "ON" (Default)/ "OFF" Key Color ■ You can set the button illumination color. (P.75) Background ■...
  • Page 76: Av Setup

    Setting Up AV Setup To register original image You can load an image from the connected USB device and set it for the background You can set AV parameters. image. Press the [MENU] button. Before operating this procedure, it is necessary h Popup menu appears.
  • Page 77: Controlling Audio

    Controlling Audio Controlling Audio Speaker/ X’over setup NOTICE • Each operation in this section can be started from Press the [MENU] button. the multi function menu. h Popup menu appears. You can adjust the various settings such as Touch [Audio]. audio balance or subwoofer level.
  • Page 78: Controlling General Audio

    Controlling Audio Tweeter (Only for Front) TW (Tweeter) Gain * ■ ■ You can set the tweeter when you are Adjusts the tweeter level. (When front is selecting front speakers. selected on Speaker Select screen) None, Small, Medium, Large Phase Inversion* ■...
  • Page 79: Equalizer Control

    Controlling Audio Equalizer Control SW Level ■ Adjusts the subwoofer volume. This setting is not available when subwoofer is set to You can adjust equalizer by selecting the “None”. See Speaker/ X’over setup (P.77). optimized setting for each category. Ñ Press the [MENU] button.
  • Page 80: Volume Offset

    Controlling Audio Volume Offset Zone Control Finely adjust the volume of the current source You can select different sources for both front to minimize the difference in volume between and rear positions in the vehicle. different sources. Press the [MENU] button. Press the [MENU] button.
  • Page 81: Sound Effect

    Controlling Audio Sound Effect NOTE • When the rear speaker sound is switched, the You can set sound effects. audio source that is output at the AV OUTPUT terminal is also switched to the same source. Press the [MENU] button. •...
  • Page 82: Listening Position/ Dta

    Controlling Audio Realizer ■ Virtually makes the sound more realistic using the Digital Signal Processor (DSP) system. Select the level from “OFF”/ “1”/ “2”/ “3”. Stage EQ ■ You can adjust the height of speakers virtually to suit your listening position. “OFF”/ “Low”/ “Middle”/ “High”.
  • Page 83 Controlling Audio Ñ Front Focus Touch [Level]. This is the function to focus the imaginary Touch [T] or [U] to adjust the sound level sound image in front of the selected seat. of the selected speaker. Touch [Front Focus] in the Position/DTA screen.
  • Page 84: Remote Control

    Remote control Remote control This unit can be operated using the remote Battery Installation control KNA-RCDV331 (optional accessory). If the remote control operates only over # CAUTION shorter distances or does not operate at all, it is possible that the batteries are depleted. •...
  • Page 85: Functions Of The Remote Control Buttons

    Remote control Ñ Functions of the Remote Direct search mode control Buttons Using the remote control, you can jump directly to the desired file, track chapter, etc. with entering the number corresponding to Ñ Switch the operation mode the content. The functions operated from the remote NOTE control differ depending on the position of the...
  • Page 86 Remote control Mode Function Name switch Switches to the source to be played. In hands-free mode, hangs up the phone. − Switches between the navigation and the source screens. MENU Stops playing and memorizes the last point where the disc stopped. The last point is deleted by pressing twice.
  • Page 87 Remote control Mode Function Name switch VOICE Displays the control screen of current source. (USB, SD, iPod, DISC) Displays the DVD menu. Turns the playback control on or off while playing VCD. Speaks the voice guidance. VIEW AUD, DVD Switches the AV source to be output. Switches between 2D and 3D map displays.
  • Page 88: Connection/Installation

    Connection/Installation Connection/Installation Before Installation ignition key. If you connect the ignition wire to a power source with a constant voltage supply, such as with battery wires, the battery may be Before installation of this unit, please note the drained. following precautions. •...
  • Page 89 (M5 x 8 mm) • Reception may drop if there are metal objects near the Bluetooth antenna. Bluetooth antenna unit Ñ Supplied accessories for (3.5 m) installation DNX994S only (Black 1 m) (Gray 1 m) (3 m) (M5 x 8 mm) English...
  • Page 90: Installing The Unit

    Installing the unit 1) To prevent a short circuit, remove the key from the ignition and disconnect the ¤ Ñ Non-Japanese cars (DNX994S) terminal of the battery. 2) Make the proper input and output wire connections for each unit. 3) Connect the speaker wires of the wiring harness.
  • Page 91: Gps Antenna

    Connection/Installation Ñ GPS antenna ● General Motors cars (DNX994S) 1) Cut out accessory 6 to meet the shape of the GPS antenna is installed inside of the car. It opening of the center console. should be installed as horizontally as possible 2) Attach accessory 6 to the unit.
  • Page 92 4) Wire the microphone cable up to the unit with it secured at several positions using tape Ñ Removing the unit (DNX994S) or other desired method. 5) Adjust the direction of the microphone 1) Remove the trim plate by referring to step 1 in "Removing the trim plate".
  • Page 93: Connecting Wires To Terminals

    Connection/Installation Ñ Connecting wires to terminals Fuse (15A) Speaker impedance: 4-8 Ω White To front left speaker White/Black Gray To front right speaker Gray/Black Green To rear left speaker Green/Black Connect to the vehicle’s Accessory 1 parking brake detection switch harness.
  • Page 94: External Components

    Connection/Installation Ñ Connecting the system and Front view camera/ Dashboard camera input external components (Yellow) Visual Output (Yellow) Ñ Connecting a USB device Accessory 3 (Gray) (1 m) Accessory 2 (Black) (1 m) USB device USB (Gray) terminal USB (Black) terminal AV Audio output (ø3.5 mini jack) FM/AM antenna input When connecting to an external amplifier,...
  • Page 95 Connection/Installation Ñ Ñ Connecting an iPod/iPhone Connecting an Android smartphone ● Lightning connector iPod/iPhone Android smartphone KCA-iP103 (0.8m) Micro USB to USB cable Accessory 3 (Gray) (1 m) Accessory 2 (Black) (1 m) Accessory 3 (Gray) (1 m) Accessory 2 (Black) (1 m) USB (Gray) terminal USB (Gray) terminal USB (Black) terminal...
  • Page 96: Troubleshooting

    The random play function is enabled. h Eject the disc and try inserting it again. Contact the h Turn off the random function. KENWOOD dealer if this indicator continues blinking Cannot perform repeat play during VCD playback. or the disc cannot be ejected.
  • Page 97 Check that an antenna is connected to the SiriusXM h Turn the power off and on again. If the “Error 07−67” tuner. Check antenna for damages. message does not disappear, see your nearest KENWOOD dealer. SXM No Signal No SiriusXM radio signal is received. No Device (USB device)
  • Page 98: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix Playable Media and Files You can play various kinds of media and files on this unit. Ñ List of playable discs Disc types / Standard Support Remark DVD Video DVD Audio × DVD-VR × DVD-R* • MP3/ WMA/ AAC/ WAV/ FLAC/ Vorbis/ MPEG1/ MPEG2/ MPEG4/ H.264/ WMV/ MKV playback •...
  • Page 99 Appendix Ñ About files The following audio, video, and picture files are supported. ■ Playable Audio files Format Bit rate Sampling frequency Bit count AAC-LC (.m4a) MPEG2/4 AAC LC 8 – 320kbps, VBR 16 – 48 kHz 16 bit HE-AAC(V1,V2) MP3 (.mp3) MPEG 1/2 Audio Layer 3 8 –...
  • Page 100: Region Codes In The World

    Appendix Region Codes in the World The DVD players are given a region code according to the country or area it is marketed, as shown in the following map. ■ DVD disc marks ■ Operation regulatory marks With this DVD, some functions of this unit such as the play function may be restricted depending on the location where the DVD is Indicates a region number.
  • Page 101: Dvd Language Codes

    Appendix DVD Language Codes Code Language Code Language Code Language Afar Interlingua Kirundi Abkhazian Interlingue Romanian Afrikaans Inupiak Russian Amharic Indonesian Kinyarwanda Arabic Icelandic Sanskrit Assamese Italian Sindhi Aymara Japanese Sangho Azerbaijani Javanese Serbo-Croatian Bashkir Georgian Singhalese Byelorussian Kazakh Slovak Bulgarian Greenlandic Slovenian...
  • Page 102: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications ■ USB interface section USB Standard ■ Monitor section : USB 2.0 High Speed File System Picture Size : FAT 16/ 32, exFAT, NTFS : 6.95 inches (diagonal) wide : 156.6 mm (W) × 81.6 mm (H) Maximum Power Supply Current 6-3/16 ×...
  • Page 103 Appendix ■ Bluetooth section ■ Digital FM tuner section Technology Frequency Range (step) : Bluetooth Ver.3.0 : 87.9 MHz – 107.9 MHz (200 kHz) Frequency Frequency Response (± 3.0 dB) : 2.402 – 2.480 GHz : 20 Hz – 20 kHz Output Power S/N Ratio : +4dBm (MAX), 0dBm (AVE), Power Class2...
  • Page 104 Maximum Current Consumption : 20 – 88,000 Hz : 15 A Preout Level (V) Installation Dimensions (W × H × D) DNX994S : 5 V/ 10 kΩ DNX994S DNX874S : 182 × 112 × 163 mm : 4 V/ 10 kΩ...
  • Page 105: About This Unit

    (“AVC VIDEO”) AND/OR (¡¡)DECODE AVC VIDEO trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED use of such marks by JVC KENWOOD Corporation is IN A PERSONAL ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS OBTAINED under license. Other trademarks and trade names are FROM A VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE those of their respective owners.
  • Page 106 Appendix • libFLAC DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, Copyright (C) 2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2 OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT 007,2008,2009 Josh Coalson NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR with or without modification, are permitted provided PROFITS;...
  • Page 107 Perchlorate Material – special handling JVC KENWOOD Corporation may apply. 2967-3, ISHIKAWA-MACHI, See HACHIOJI-SHI, TOKYO, JAPAN THIS PRODUCT COMPLIES WITH DHHS RULES 21 CFR SUBCHAPTER J IN EFFECT AT DATE OF MANUFACTURE. Location: Bottom plate (DNX994S) Top plate (DNX874S) English...
  • Page 108 Appendix ■ Información acerca de la eliminación ■ Informação sobre a eliminação de de equipos eléctricos y electrónicos pilhas al final de la vida útil (aplicable a los Este produto não deve ser eliminado como lixo doméstico geral. Devolva a pilha usada ao revendedor países que hayan adoptado sistemas ou entidade autorizada para que a mesma seja independientes de recogida de...

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