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Selecting Dab Mode; Selecting Dab Seek Mode; Dab Reception; Primary/Secondary Switching - Kenwood KTC-9090DAB Instruction Manual

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DAB features (Basic)

Selecting DAB Mode

Press the [SRC] button repeatedly until
DAB mode is obtained. "DAB" is
displayed when the DAB mode is
The DAB indicator lights whilst the DAB
Refer to the Source mode page in each
manual for groups E and F.

Selecting DAB Seek Mode

Select the method how to select an
Display the menu mode using the
control unit and select a setting item.
Selecting Tuning Mode:
Switch the setting of the menu items.
"Seek Mode Auto 1"/"AUTO 1"/"AUTO":
Auto Ensemble Seek
"Seek Mode Auto 2"/"AUTO2":
Pre-set Service Call
"Seek Mode Manual"/"MANUAL":
Manual Seek
Exit from the menu mode.
E and F group:
Touch [SEEK] to switch the Seek mode.
• The same setting items are displayed in
each of the DAB mode and the TUNER
mode, but settings for the DAB source
are available from within the DAB mode
and settings for the TUNER source are
available from within the TUNER mode.
• As for D group, the Pre-set Service Call
of the AUTO2 cannot be set.

DAB Reception

In DAB, select Ensemble and then choose
Service (Audio programme).
Switching the ensemble
(band III)
(L band)
Service 1
Service 2
Service 3
Switching the ensemble
It changes by the selected method. If
the [¢] button is pressed for at least 1
second, it moves in the larger direction.
If the [4] button is pressed for at least
1 second, it moves in the smaller
As for F group, touch [4] / [¢] on
the DAB Control Screen
• In Auto Ensemble Seek mode
("AUTO1" on or "AUTO" on)
An Ensemble in good receiving condition
can be selected and received.
• In Pre-set Service Call mode ("AUTO2"
Services registered can be called in the
order of the Pre-set number.
• In Manual Seek mode ("AUTO" off or
"MANU" on)
Channels are switched one after
Switching service
Press the [¢] button to switch the
Services in the Ensemble one after
another. The service label of each
service is shown on the display.
Pressing the [4] button to switches
the services in the reverse order.
As for F group, touch [S+] / [S-] on the
DAB Control Screen
• Switching the Service causes a break-off
of the sound for about one second.
• The number of services is variable
depending on the ensemble.
• There is no switching to data service.
• The ST indicator lights during reception
of a Stereo Audio programme.
• As for E and F group, Services can be
switched directly whilst the Service list is
being displayed (page 7-10).

Primary/Secondary Switching

The Primary and Secondary can be
switched with services that are composed
of more than one service components.
Service 1
/"P/S P"/"PRI"
Secondary "SECONDARY"/"P/S S"/"SEC"
Secondary "SECONDARY"/"P/S S"/"SEC"
Secondary "SECONDARY"/"P/S S"/"SEC"
Service 2
Each time the [AM] button is pressed
the Service components are switched.
As for E and F groups, touch [P/S] on
the DAB Control Screen.
• When Secondary service exists in Service
A, B and C: The P/S indicator is ON.
E: The PR indicator is ON.
F: The P/S indicator is ON blue.
When Secondary service is selected.
A, B and C: The P/S indicator blinks.
E: The SC indicator is ON.
F: The P/S indicator is ON red.
• The Primary is selected automatically
when the service is switched or the unit
is turned off.
• The number of service components is
variable depending on the service.
• The Primary/Secondary switching is not
available when the service has only one
service component or its Secondaries
consist of data services.
• As for B and F group, set the desired
language in the "Language Filter Select
Mode" to switch to only the set language.
If the selected language has no
Secondary, switching to the Secondary is
not possible (page 17).

Service Preset Memory

The service being received can be stored
in memory under a preset button.
Press the [FM] button to select the
preset band.
As for E and F groups, touch [BAND] /
[DB] on the DAB Control Screen
Each time you press the button, the
preset band switches between DAB1,
DAB2 and DAB3.
Receive the service to be preset.
Hold down the preset button ([1] - [6]) to
preset the service for two seconds or
The service is preset when the number
of the button blinks once.
Recalling a Preset Service:
Press the [FM] / [BAND] / [DB] button to
select the preset band, and press the
desired preset number button ([1] - [6]).
The number of the pressed button is
shown in the display.
• If ensemble is switching, it may take
some time until there is sound.
• Up to 6 services can be preset in each of
preset bands DAB1, DAB2 and DAB3.
• As the preset memory consists of the
storage of services, the distinction of
Primary and Secondary service
components is not preset. The Primary
service component is received when a
service is recalled.
• If no Service is being received, it cannot
be stored in memory.
• Preset bands DAB1, DAB2 and DAB3
refer to the bands for use in preset
memory and do not mean different
receiving bands.

Auto Ensemble Memory Entry

Ensembles that can be received through
the pre-set band currently being heard
are automatically stored in memory one
after another. A representative Service of
the Ensembles stored in memory can be
called up with a one-touch operation.
This function is convenient in such cases
as when on a journey where one has no
idea what ensemble is available. Up to 6
ensemble can be stored this way.
Preset button: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]
Select the preset band for auto
ensemble memory entry.
Auto ensemble memory entry allows
"Auto Memory"/"A-MEMORY" to be
Press the setting button of the menu
items on the control unit for at least 1



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