KENWOOD DPX-4020 Instruction Manual

Double din sized cd/cassette receiver.
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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual


  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety precautions Disc Search .................20 Safety precautions ................3 Direct Track Search ..............20 Handling Compact discs ...............5 Direct Disc Search ..............20 Track Repeat ................20 General features Disc Repeat.................20 Power....................7 Track Scan ...................21 Volume ..................7 Random Play ................21 Attenuator ..................7 Magazine Random Play...............21 Switching Modes ................8 Text / Title Scroll................22 Audio Control Setting..............8...

  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    12V DC power supply. this unit. place when jolted. • Do not open the top or bottom covers of Refer to the catalog or consult your Kenwood • When extending the ignition, battery, or the unit. dealer for connectable models of disc ground wires, make sure to use •...

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    • If you experience problems during over a long period of time, magnetic powder installation, consult your Kenwood dealer. If the faceplate is stained badly, wipe the from the tapes and dust accumulates on the stain off with a cloth moistened with neutral •...

  • Page 5: Handling Compact Discs

    Handling Compact discs Playing a CD that is dirty, scratched Storing CDs Checking New CDs for Burrs • Do not store CDs in areas exposed to When playing a new CD for the first time, or warped can cause the sound to direct sunlight (such as a car seat or the check that there are not any burrs stuck to skip and the unit to operate...

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    Handling Compact discs Do Not Load CD Accessories Do Not Use Special Shape CDs Do Not Use CDs with Sticker on the Do not use commercially available CD • Be sure to use round shape CDs only for Labeled Side accessories that can be loaded into the CD this unit and do not use any special shape Do not use the CD with the label sticker...

  • Page 7: Power, Volume, Attenuator

    General features Power Turning on the power: Press the SRC (source) button. DISP ¢ NOTE Turn the power on before carrying out the following procedures. SRC/ PWR OFF Turning off the power: Press the PWR OFF button for at least one second. ∞...

  • Page 8: Switching Modes, Audio Control Setting

    General features Switching Modes Press the AUD button for at least one second to enter the control mode. Switching Modes: Selecting mode Each time you press the SRC (source) button, the mode Press either the FM or AM button. switches as follows: Each time the button is pressed, the adjustment mode will change as follows: Tuner mode...

  • Page 9: Spectrum Analyzer Display Selection, Sub Spectrum Analyzer Display Selection

    Spectrum Analyzer Display Selection Sub Spectrum Analyzer Display Selection You can select the display to enjoy sounds with eyes. Switching the Sub Spectrum Analyzer Display: Press the S.A button for at least one second to the sub Switching the Spectrum Analyzer Display: analyzer display switches as follows;...

  • Page 10: Switching Display, Adjusting Time, Tuner Features

    General features Tuner features Switching Display You can switch the display during the standby mode and AUX mode as mentioned below. Changing the Display: ¢ DISP/ Each time you press the DISP button, the display changes as NAME.S follows: Standby mode AUX mode Character + Graphic Clock + Graphic...

  • Page 11: Tuning, Direct Access Tuning, Station Preset Memory

    Tuning Press the DIRECT button. "----" is displayed for 10 seconds. Press the SRC (source) button repeatedly to select the tuner If you make no input in the 10-second period, direct access mode. "TUNER" is displayed when the tuner mode has been tuning is automatically canceled.

  • Page 12: Clean Reception System Circuit (crsc), Frequency Step Setting, Switching Display For Tuner

    Tuner features Clean Reception System Circuit (CRSC) Station frequency Temporarily have reception switched from stereo to mono to reduce multi-path noise when listening to the FM station. SNPS name (only when being preset) The factory default for this function is ON. Character Turning CRSC On/Off: Press the CRSC button for at least one second to turn the...

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    earliest will be the first one erased. • When this device is disconnected from the battery SNPS is Alphabet (upper case)/Numerals/Symbols: erased. A ~ Z 0~9 / + – • If you want to change the name of a station, first display the name of the station (following steps 1 and 2 above), then Alphabet (lower case)/Numerals/Symbols: change the letter(s) that you want by following steps 3 and 4.

  • Page 14: Playing Cassette Tapes

    Cassette player features Playing Cassette Tapes Loading and Playing Cassettes: OPEN A press of the OPEN button results in the faceplate dropping open to the front, thereby exposing the cassette insertion slot. ¢ Holding the cassette with the tape exposed to the right, insert DISP it in the slot.

  • Page 15: Fast Forwarding And Rewinding Cassette Tapes, Using Dolby B Noise Reduction, Switching Tape Types

    with the shift lever or something else. If this happens, pay Turn the MTL indicator off for normal tape (Type I) playback. attention to safety and move the shift lever or take an Turn the MTL indicator on for the following tape types: appropriate action, then operate the unit.

  • Page 16: Using Dpss With The Remote, Blank Skip, Index Scan, Music Repeat

    Cassette player features • Sections recorded at low levels may trigger the blank skip Using DPSS with the Remote function if they last for 10 seconds or more. Directly input the number of tracks to skip during playback. Enter the number of tracks you want to skip using the number buttons on the remote.

  • Page 17: Switching Display For Cassette Tapes, Cd/external Disc Control Features

    CD/External disc control features sections that are recorded at low levels may trigger the function if they last for four seconds or more. ¢ DISP/ Switching Display for Cassette Tapes NAME.S Switching the Tape display : Each time you press the DISP button, the display during tape play switches as follows: DISC+ Tape counter...

  • Page 18: Playing Cds, Playing Other Disc Mode, Switching Display For Discs

    CD/External disc control features Mode Display Examples Playing CDs • "CD-CH"/"MD-CH"/"DISC-CH"...when a disc changer is connected Playing CDs: • "CD-CH1", "CD-CH2"/"MD-CH1", "MD-CH2"/"DISC-CH1", "DISC- If no CDs are inserted, insert one in the slot with the label CH2"...when two disc changers are connected facing up.

  • Page 19: Fast Forwarding And Reversing Disc Play, Track Search

    You cannot use reverse play between tracks depending on the model being connected. Instead, the reverse play function is Track time canceled when it reaches the beginning of a track, at which point normal play will automatically resume. Total disc playing time (CD only) Disc name (DNPS) (CD only) Disc title* (Units featuring CD text/MD only) Track Search...

  • Page 20: Disc Search, Direct Track Search, Direct Disc Search, Track Repeat, Disc Repeat

    CD/External disc control features Disc Search Direct Disc Search Function of disc changers) (Function of disc changers with remote) Search forward or backward through the discs in a disc Using the remote, directly input the disc number that you changer. want to listen to.

  • Page 21: Track Scan, Random Play, Magazine Random Play

    Press the REP button for at least one second to switch disc To change the track being heard, press the ¢ button. repeat play on and off. Another track will be selected and played. The D.REP indicator lights up when disc repeat play is turned NOTE Random play is canceled when you eject the disc.

  • Page 22: Text / Title Scroll, Presetting Disc Names (dnps)

    CD/External disc control features button to the right. Text / Title Scroll You can also move the cursor left or right by pressing the 4 This function permits the text to be scrolled and the entire text or ¢ buttons, respectively, on the remote. to be displayed.

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    DSP/Equalizer control features The disc name is stored and the disc name preset mode is canceled. If you make no entry in a 10-second period, the name will be stored with the characters input so far. NOTE ¢ • The number of discs whose names can be stored will differ depending on the disc changer that is connected.

  • Page 24: Dsp (digital Signal Processor), Sound Field Control, Equalizer Easy Mode, Equalizer Pro Mode

    DSP/Equalizer control features entered. DSP (Digital Signal Processor) Switching the Preset Equalizer: A DSP is a device which uses digital control to correct the Each time you press the EQ button, the preset equalizer audio signal and produce sound effects that can compensate switches as follows;...

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    switches as follows; (see the equalizer easy mode) • Equalizer Preset Memory: Selecting mode Press the button (#1-3) that you want to use for the Equalizer Press either the FM or AM button. curve for at least two seconds. Each time the button is pressed, the adjustment mode will "EQ Memory#"...

  • Page 26: Function Set System

    Function Set System Function Set System To accommodate a greater number of functions, a function set system has been employed for making settings. Press the FNC button to enter the function set mode and then display the ¢ function to make the setting. Select the mode that you want to make the setting of the function.

  • Page 27: Dimmer Level Adjustment, Touch Sensor Tone, Switching Preout, Opening Display, Equalizer Mode

    Function items in Standby mode: Opening Display If this function is set to on, the opening display appears when Dimmer Level Adjustment the power is turned on. You can adjust the Dimmer level of the unit when your car's light switch has been turned on. Display and setting: "Opening On"...

  • Page 28: Security Code

    Function Set System Security Code # Times Step Button to press Display When the battery is removed from the unit's power switch, pressed you cannot turn on the unit again unless the preset security “3” code is input. This function helps prevent theft. “5”...

  • Page 29: Selecting Tuning Mode, Auto Memory Entry, Text Scroll

    Function items in Tuner mode: Function items in External disc control mode: Selecting Tuning Mode Text Scroll You can choose from three tuning modes: auto seek, preset This function permits the CD text, MD title to be scrolled and station seek, and manual. The "AUTO 1" indicator lights up the entire text to be displayed.

  • Page 30: Basic Operations Of Remote

    Basic Operations of remote 2CAUTION Do not set the remote on hot places such as above the dashboard. Loading and Replacing the Batteries: Use two "AAA"-size batteries. Slide the cover while pressing downwards to remove it as illustrated. – Insert the batteries with the poles aligned properly, –...

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    Basic operations Tuner features • 4/¢ (TUNE) buttons • VOLUME buttons Press the 4 button to make decreasing seeks (using the Press the button to turn the volume up. – Press the button to turn the volume down. preset tuning mode). Press the ¢...

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    Basic Operations of remote Cassette player features CD/External disc control features • 4/¢ buttons • 4/¢ buttons Press the 4 button to start play again at the beginning of the Press the 4 button to search through the tracks backward. Press the ¢...

  • Page 33: Accessories, Installation Procedure

    Accessories Installation Procedure 1. To prevent a short circuit, remove the key from the ignition and External view External view disconnect the - battery..Number of items ..Number of items 2. Make the proper input and output wire connections for each unit. (M5 6mm) (M5 7mm) 3.

  • Page 34: Connecting Wires To Terminals

    M4 8mmMAX Fuse Rear right output (Red)/ (10A) Non-fading right output (Red) FM/AM antenna input KENWOOD disc changer control input Dimmer control wire NOTE (Orange/White) To connect the Disc changer, To car light control switch consult your Disc changer manual.

  • Page 35: Installation

    Installation 2CAUTION When performing a check of the CD operation prior to installation, place this unit in a hirizontal position and perform a loading/eject of the CD. Installation Install onto the car bracket using the supplied screws (M5 mm, M5 7 mm).

  • Page 36: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting Guide What might seem to be a malfunction in your unit may just be the result of slight misoperation or miswiring. Before calling service, first check the following table for possible problems. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION The power does not turn on. The fuse has blown.

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    PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION A track will not play. Random play has been selected. Turn off random play. The DSP effects are You are using a two-speaker system. Use a front/rear four-speaker system. imperceptible. The front and rear output are reversed. Connect the wire correctly, referring to the section on "Connecting Wires to Terminals".

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    The tape player is malfunctioning. Eject the tape and try inserting it again. Contact the Kenwood dealer if this indicator continues blinking or the tape cannot be ejected. The CD player is malfunctioning. Eject the CD and try inserting it again.

  • Page 39: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications subject to change without notice. FM tuner section CD player section Frequency range (50 kHz space) ....87.5 MHz – 108.0 MHz Laser diode ............GaAlAs ( =780 nm) Frequency range (200 kHz space) ....87.9 MHz – 107.9 MHz Digital filter (D/A)........8 Times Over Sampling Usable sensitivity (S/N = 30dB) ....9.3dBf (0.8 µV/75 D/A Converter ..............1 Bit Quieting Sensitivity (S/N = 50dB) ....15.2dBf (1.6 µV/75...

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