CONTENTS BEFORE USE BEFORE USE IMPORTANT • To ensure proper use, please read through this manual before using this product. It is especially important that you read and observe BASICS Warning and Caution in this manual. • Please keep the manual in a safe and accessible place for future reference. GETTING STARTED 1 Select the display language WARNING...
BASICS Faceplate Remote control (RC-406) (supplied for Display window Remote sensor (Do not expose to Volume bright sunlight.) knob Lights up when Bluetooth connection Pull out the insulation sheet is established. ( 14) when using for the first time. : Remote control functions are not available. Detach : Flashes when the unit button...
GETTING STARTED To adjust the clock Turn the volume knob to select [CLOCK ADJUST], then press the knob. Turn the volume knob to make the settings, then press the knob. Hour Minute Turn the volume knob to select [CLOCK FORMAT], then press the knob. Turn the volume knob to select [12H] or [24H], then press the knob.
• The speakers may damage. • The output sound level may be extremely high or low. UPDATE SYSTEM F/W UP xxxx YES: Starts upgrading the firmware. ; NO: Cancels (upgrading is not activated). For details on how to update the firmware, visit <www.kenwood.com/cs/ce/>. ENGLISH...
RADIO Other settings Press the volume knob to enter [FUNCTION]. Turn the volume knob to select an item (see the following table), then press the knob. Repeat step until the desired item is selected/activated or follow the instructions stated on the selected item. Press and hold to exit.
RADIO Preparation: PTY SEARCH 1 Turn the volume knob to select the available Program Type, then press Select [ON] for [BUILT-IN AUX] for [SOURCE SELECT]. ( 5) the knob. 2 Turn the volume knob to select the PTY language (ENGLISH/FRENCH/ GERMAN), then press the knob.
ALL RANDOM. (commercially available) When connecting an Android device, “Press [VIEW] to install KENWOOD MUSIC PLAY APP” is shown. Follow the instructions to install the application. You can also install the latest version of KENWOOD MUSIC PLAY application on your Android device before connecting.
Press S / T to search at a preset skip search ratio. ( 10, While in ANDROID source, press 5 repeatedly. [SKIP SEARCH]) BROWSE MODE : Control Android device from this unit via KENWOOD • Pressing and holding S / T searches at a 10% ratio. MUSIC PLAY application installed in the Android device.
Repeat steps to select the following drives. Preparation: Install the latest version of KENWOOD Remote application on your device SKIP SEARCH 0.5%/1%/5%/10%: While listening to iPod USB or ANDROID source, selects before connecting. For more information, visit the skip search ratio over the total files.
Pandora® Preparation: Create and save a new station Install the latest version of the Pandora application on your device (iPhone/iPod touch), then create an account and log in to Pandora. Press • Select [ON] for [PANDORA SRC] in [SOURCE SELECT]. ( 5) Turn the volume knob to select [NEW STATION], then press the knob.
Spotify Pandora® Preparation: Delete a station Install the latest version of the Spotify application on your device (iPhone/ While listening to PANDORA... iPod touch), then create an account and log in to Spotify. Press • Select [ON] for [SPOTIFY SRC] in [SOURCE SELECT]. ( 5) Turn the volume knob to select [STATION DEL], then press the knob.
BLUETOOTH® Spotify BLUETOOTH — Connection On the faceplate On the remote control Repeat play * Press repeatedly. Supported Bluetooth profiles (Not available) REPEAT ALL/REPEAT ONE * – Hands-Free Profile (HFP) – Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) REPEAT OFF – Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) Random play * repeatedly.
– [AUTO PAIRING] is set to [ON]. ( 18) Press the volume knob to start pairing. – KENWOOD MUSIC PLAY application is installed on the Android device “PAIRING OK” appears when pairing is completed. ( 8) and [BROWSE MODE] is selected. ( 9) Once pairing is completed, Bluetooth connection is established automatically.
BLUETOOTH® BLUETOOTH — Mobile phone On the faceplate On the remote control While talking on the first incoming call... Answer another Press Press incoming call and hold the current call Reject another Press Press incoming call While having two active calls... Receive a call End current call Press...
BLUETOOTH® Default: XX Improve the voice quality While talking on the phone... SETTINGS Press the volume knob to enter [FUNCTION]. AUTO ANSWER 1 to 30: The unit answers incoming call automatically in the selected time Turn the volume knob to select an item (see the following table), (in seconds). ;...
BLUETOOTH® CALL HISTORY (Applicable only if the phone supports PBAP.) NUMBER DIAL 1 Turn the volume knob to select a number (0 to 9) or character 1 Press the volume knob to select a name or a phone number. ( , #, +). 2 Press S / T to move the entry position.
BLUETOOTH® Default: XX Settings in memory BT MODE Store a contact in memory PHONE SELECT Selects the phone or audio device to connect or disconnect. You can store up to 6 contacts into the number buttons (1 to 6). “ ”...
BLUETOOTH® BLUETOOTH — Audio Bluetooth test mode While in BT AUDIO source, you You can check the connectivity of the supported can connect to five Bluetooth profile between the Bluetooth device and the unit. audio devices and switch • Make sure there is no Bluetooth device paired. between these five devices.
ANDROID CONNECTED: You are able to use the application using the Android smartphone connected via Bluetooth. Preparation: ANDROID NOT CONNECTED: No Android device is connected to use the Install the latest version of KENWOOD Remote application on your device application. before connecting. For more information, visit <www.kenwood.com/cs/ce/>.
AUDIO SETTINGS BLUETOOTH® While listening to any source... Internet radio via Bluetooth Press the volume knob to enter [FUNCTION]. You can listen to internet radio (Pandora and Spotify) on the Turn the volume knob to select an item (see the following table), then press iPhone/iPod/Android device via Bluetooth on this unit.
AUDIO SETTINGS BASS BOOST LEVEL1/LEVEL2/LEVEL3/LEVEL4/LEVEL5 or LV1/LV2/LV3/LV4/ DTA SETTINGS For settings, 24, Digital Time Alignment Settings. LV5: Selects your preferred bass boost level. ; OFF: Cancels. CAR SETTINGS LOUDNESS LEVEL1/LEVEL2 or LV1/LV2: Selects your preferred low and high • : For 2-way crossover: [SUB-W LEVEL]/[SUBWOOFER SET] is selectable frequencies boost to produce a well-balanced sound at a low volume only if [SWITCH PREOUT] is set to [SUB-W].
AUDIO SETTINGS • Before making an adjustment for [DISTANCE] and [GAIN] of [DTA SETTINGS], select the Digital Time Alignment settings speaker you want to adjust: Digital Time Alignment sets the delay time of the speaker output to When 2-way crossover is selected: create a more suitable environment for your vehicle.
DISPLAY SETTINGS Zone identification for color and brightness settings Default: XX DISPLAY COLOR (For SELECT Select color for ALL ZONE, ZONE 1 and ZONE 2 separately. 1 Select a zone. (See the illustration on the left column.) 2 Select a color for the selected zone. INITIAL COLOR/VARIABLE SCAN/CUSTOM R/G/B/preset colors * To make your own color, select [CUSTOM R/G/B].
TROUBLESHOOTING Symptom Remedy Symptom Remedy Sound cannot be heard. • Adjust the volume to the optimum level. “NA FILE” Make sure the media contains supported audio files. • Check the cords and connections. ( 29) “MISWIRING CHECK WIRING Turn the power off, then check to be sure the “NO DEVICE”...
Communication is unstable. unit. ( 29) “RATING ERROR” Registration of thumbs up/thumbs down has failed due Cannot playback at • Make sure KENWOOD MUSIC PLAY APP is installed on to insufficient network connectivity. [BROWSE MODE]. the Android device. ( 8) “THUMBS N/A”...
TROUBLESHOOTING Symptom Remedy Symptom Remedy No Bluetooth device is • Search from the Bluetooth device again. “DEVICE FULL” The number of registered devices has reached its limit. detected. • Reset the unit. ( 3) Retry after deleting an unnecessary device. ( 18, DEVICE DELETE) Bluetooth pairing cannot •...
– iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus side of the faceplate) • You cannot operate iPod if “KENWOOD” or “ ” is displayed on iPod. • Depending on the version of the operating system of the iPod/iPhone, some functions may More information not operate on this unit.
REFERENCES About Spotify Change the display information • Spotify application supports: Each time you press DISP, the display information changes. – iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus (iOS 8 or above) •...
INSTALLATION/CONNECTION REFERENCES Warning • The unit can only be used with a 12 V DC power supply, negative ground. Source name Display information • Disconnect the battery’s negative terminal before wiring and mounting. • Do not connect Battery wire (yellow) and Ignition wire (red) to the car chassis or Ground wire (black) STANDBY Source name Clock...
INSTALLATION/CONNECTION Part list for installation Installing the unit (in-dash mounting) (A) Faceplate Do the required wiring. ( 33) (B) Trim plate Hook on the top side Orientate the trim plate as Dashboard of illustrated before fitting. your car (C) Mounting sleeve Bend the appropriate tabs to hold the mounting sleeve firmly in place.
If no connections are made, do not let the wire come out from the tab. To front speaker (left) White/Black Gray Brown To connect the Kenwood navigation system, To front speaker (right) Gray/Black (Mute control wire) refer your navigation manual...
SPECIFICATIONS INSTALLATION/CONNECTION Connecting external components Frequency Range 87.5 MHz — 108.0 MHz (50 kHz space) Usable Sensitivity (S/N = 26 dB) 8.2 dBf (0.71 μV/75 Ω) Microphone input jack ( 13) Quieting Sensitivity 17.2 dBf (2.0 μV/75 Ω) (DIN S/N = 46 dB) Frequency Response (±3 dB) 30 Hz — 15 kHz Signal-to-Noise Ratio (MONO) 64 dB Stereo Separation (1 kHz)
SPECIFICATIONS USB Standard USB 1.1, USB 2.0 Full Speed Maximum Output Power 50 W × 4 File System FAT12/16/32 Full Bandwidth Power 22 W × 4 (at less than 1 % THD) Maximum Supply Current Speaker Impedance 4 Ω — 8 Ω DC 5 V 1.5 A Tone Action Band 1: 62.5 Hz ±9 dB Frequency Response (±1 dB) 20 Hz — 20 kHz Band 2: 100 Hz ±9 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio (1 kHz)
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