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 CMOS-300/CMOS-200 Serial number...
Before Use/ Installation Procedure 2WARNING To prevent injury or fire, take the following precautions: • To prevent a short circuit, never put or leave any metallic objects (such as coins or metal tools) inside the unit. • Installation and wiring of this product require specialist skill and experience.
Camera bracket clamping screw...1 CMOS-300 only Switch unit...1 Double-side adhesive tape (Small) ...1 Head unit connection cord ...1 The head unit connection cord is used for connection to a Kenwood car navigation system equipped etc. with the camera control function. English...
Bend Camera bracket Mount the camera on the camera bracket. Mount so that the “KENWOOD” logo appears at the top. Fix the camera temporarily with tape, etc. Using a piece of tape, etc., ﬁ x the camera temporarily and adjust the angles so that the rear end of the vehicle can be viewed.
Adjust the camera angle so that the rear part of the vehicle or the rear bumper is visible at the bottom of the monitor screen. Vehicle rear part or bumper When adjusting the camera angle, be careful not to stretch the camera cord. After adjusting the camera angle, tighten the retaining screws fi rmly.
Connections Basic Connections Navigation system/video monitor (separately available) Camera Connect the camera to the camera connection cord. Camera’s cord length: 5 m (197 inch), Camera connection cord length: 3 m (118 inch) Switch unit (CMOS-300 only): 2 m (78.7 inch) When the monitor does not have the rearview camera input and switches the input upon detection, connect to vehicle's...
System Connection (CMOS-300 only) • When connecting the camera to a Kenwood navigation system (head unit) equipped with the camera control function, use the provided head unit connection cord. This allows the head unit to switch the display view and adjust the camera as well.
Camera Setting (CMOS-300 only) Switch Unit Operation The switch unit can be used to switch the image display mode, view/hide the guideline display and adjust the camera. View button • Switches the image display mode. • Select an item in the setting mode. •...
To adjust the item: After selecting the item, press the + or – button to adjust it and press the view button to enter the adjusted value. End the setting. Overhead View Image Adjustment (Centering) This item adjusts the center of the camera installation position.
Camera Setting (CMOS-300 only) Overhead View Image Adjustment (Up-and-Down Angle) This item adjusts the vertical angle (inclination) of the camera installation position. Select “OVERHEAD VIEW IMAGE ADJUSTMENT (Up-and-Down ANGLE)”. Press the + or – button of the switch unit so that the lines indicating the vehicle width are shown vertical.
Wide View Guideline Adjustment (Horizontal Direction) This item adjusts the left-right positioning of the guidelines displayed in the wide view. Select “WIDE VIEW GUIDELINE ADJUSTMENT (Horizontal direction)”. Press the + or – button of the switch unit to adjust the left-right positioning. After completing the adjustment, press the view button.
Camera Setting (CMOS-300 only) Overhead View Guideline Adjustment (Size) This item adjusts the overall size of the guidelines displayed in the overhead view. Select “OVERHEAD VIEW GUIDELINE ADJUSTMENT (Size)”. Press the + or – button of the switch unit to adjust the size.
Press the + or – button of the switch unit to select [Finish] and press the view button. Camera ID Setting When connecting two CMOS-300 units to a Kenwood navigation system equipped etc. with the camera control function, it is required to assign different camera IDs to the 2 cameras.
Display View Switching (CMOS-300 only) Display View Switching The CMOS-300 camera system can display 5 kinds of camera images. With an image displayed on the monitor, press the view button of the switch unit. Each press switches the image display mode in the following order.
• Specifications subject to change without notice. This symbol mark indicates that Kenwood manufactured this product so as to decrease harmful influence on the environment. This Product is not installed by the manufacturer of a vehicle on the production line, nor by the professional importer of a vehicle into an EU Member State.