Before applying power HD-5MD/EN Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. Units are designed for operation as follows. Other countries ....AC 110-120 / 220-240 V U.S.A. and Canada ......AC 120 V only switchable* Europe and U.K........AC 230 V only For the United Kingdom Factory fitted moulded mains plug * AC voltage selection...
Before applying power HD-5MD/EN Special features Equipped with ATRAC 3 for long digital recording/playback functions (LP2, LP4). Enables long digital recording and playback up to two times longer (about 160 minutes) or four times longer (about 320 minutes) than the standard time. (Times based on use of an 80-minute disc.) Supports CD to MD high-speed (4X) dubbing High-speed CD to MD dubbing function reduces dubbing time to about 1/4 the normal...
If any accessories are missing, or if the unit is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately. If the unit was shipped to you directly, notify your shipper immediately. Kenwood recommends that you retain the original carton and packing materials in case you need to move or ship the unit in the future.
Before applying power HD-5MD/EN Contents Caution : Read the pages marked carefully to ensure safe operation. Repeated playback ............ 38 Preparation section Listening in random order (random mode) .... 39 Playback only the first track of selected CDs Before applying power ........2 (BEST HITS program playback) ......
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. HD-5MD/EN Please read all of the safety and operating instructions before 6. Temperature – The appliance may not function properly if operating this appliance. Adhere to all warnings on the appliance used at extremely low, or freezing temperatures.
Caution : Read this page carefully to en- sure safe operation. HD-5MD/EN 13.Lightning – For added protection for this appliance during a 18.Power lines – An outside antenna system should not be lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines...
System connections HD-5MD/EN Make connections as shown below. When connecting the related system components, refer also to the instruction manuals of the related com- ponents. CAUTION CAUTION Do not plug in the power lead until all connections are Be sure to adhere followings. Or proper ventilation completed.
System connection HD-5MD/EN Connection of FM outdoor antenna (sold separately) Antenna adaptor FM outdoor antenna (Commercially Lead the 75 Ω coaxial cable connected to Available Parts) the FM outdoor antenna into the room and connect it to the FM 75 Ω terminal. Please remove the indoor antenna after an outdoor antenna has been installed.
A subwoofer provides powerful playback of the very low range. It can be used with all types of playback. Subwoofer KENWOOD Connection of a cassette deck (sold separately) Connect a separately sold cassette deck with the accessory audio cord to the terminals TAPE PLAY IN and REC OUT at the rear of this unit.
System connection HD-5MD/EN Connection to an external source (audio equipment) In case of analog connection You can use the input terminal AUX at the rear of this unit to connect a video deck or a record player (P- 110) (sold separately) with built-in RIAA equalizer amplifier. video deck or a record player Audio code...
Controls and indicators HD-5MD/EN Main unit 1 Mini Disc insertion slot 9 menu key & 2 standby/timer indicator Used for application operations for each source. Standby status (power OFF): Red & set key Timer standby status (power OFF): Green Used to confirm a function selected in the menu.
Controls and indicators HD-5MD/EN Remote control unit The keys on the remote control unit with the same names as on the main unit have the same function as the keys on the main unit. POWER 7 BEST HITS key Used for BEST HITS recording or BEST HITS TITLE INPUT playback.
Controls and indicators HD-5MD/EN @ PREV.-GROUP- NEXT key TUNER : Used at the time of RDS reception. ª Used for MD group editing. ﬂ P.MODE key (For other countries) # RANDOM/PTY key (For Europe and U.K.) Press to program tracks in the desired se- CD, MD : Press for setting playback of tracks quence.
Basic use method HD-5MD/EN Muting the sound temporarily Remote control unit only ÷ Press again to resume the original volume. MUTE MUTE ÷ This is also canceled when the volume is changed. Blinks Listening to the original sound of the Adjust the left/right volume balance source (source direct) Main unit only...
Basic use method HD-5MD/EN Adjusting the tone TONE CONTROL The low range (BASS) and the high range (TREBLE) each can be set to a desired level. Three types of tone control can be set in advance. Listening with use of TONE CONTROL TONE CONTROL setting Select and set the desired tone control setting set Main unit only...
Playback of CD HD-5MD/EN Skipping tracks To fast forward and backward Main unit Remote control Remote control unit only ¢ P.CALL ¡ TUNING DOWN ÷ The track in the direction of the key pressed ÷ Press and hold one of the keys during play- is skipped, and the selected track will be back.
Playback of MD HD-5MD/EN ¢ P.CALL POWER TITLE INPUT TRACK EDIT PQRS WXYZ &( )- DISPLAY +100 DISPLAY TIME CLEAR ENTER /CHARAC /CHARAC. /SPACE /DELETE TUNER/BAND ¢ P.CALL /TAPE ¢ P.CALL STOP DISC SKIP ¡ AUTO/MONO 7STOP TUNING DOWN PERV.–GROUP–NEXT ¡...
HD-5MD/EN Skipping tracks To fast forward and backward Main unit Remote control Remote control unit only ¢ ¡ P.CALL TUNING DOWN ÷ The track in the direction of the key pressed ÷ Press and hold one of the keys during play- is skipped, and the selected track will be back.
Receiving broadcast station HD-5MD/EN Collective presetting of stations Remote control unit only 1 Select the tuner input. TUNER/BAND 2 Press the "ENTER" key for more than 2 sec- AUTO STEREO onds 30 10 5 0 (–dB) ENTER ÷ A maximum of 40 stations of the band presently being received will be preset.
Receiving broadcast station HD-5MD/EN Tuning to a non-preset radio station (Auto tuning, Manual tuning) Select the tuning mode according to the radio wave receiving condition. When the receiving condition is good: AUTO mode When it is poor due to weak radio waves: MANUAL mode 1 Press the "...
RDS (Radio Data System) (For U.K. and Europe) HD-5MD/EN RDS is a system which transmits useful information (digital data) for FM broadcasts together with the broad- cast signal. Tuners and receivers designed for RDS reception can extract the information from the broad- cast signal for use with various functions such as automatic display of the station name.
RDS (Radio Data System) (For U.K. and Europe) HD-5MD/EN Searching for a desired program type (PTY search) By specifying the type of program (genre) you want to listen to, the tuner automatically searches for a station which is currently broadcasting a program of the specified type. However, if a station is not preset by auto memory, "NO DATA"...
RDS (Radio Data System) (For U.K. and Europe) HD-5MD/EN 3. Start the search. When searching for a Rock Music broadcast Display while the tuner is searching. RANDOM /PTY TUNED STEREO R·D·S 30 10 5 0 (–dB) Program type name display. ÷...
Listening to an AUX/TAPE input source HD-5MD/EN menu volume/multi control POWER TITLE INPUT TRACK EDIT PQRS WXYZ &( )- +100 DISPLAY TIME CLEAR ENTER /CHARAC. /SPACE /DELETE TUNER/BAND /TAPE ¢ P.CALL STOP DISC SKIP ¡ AUTO/MONO TUNING DOWN PERV.–GROUP–NEXT SLEEP REPEAT RANDOM P.MODE...
In regard to long-play MD stereo recording and playback HD-5MD/EN This unit is compatible with long-play MD stereo recording and playback (compatible with MDLP). The recording modes are stereo recording, monaural long-play recording, stereo 2x long-play record- ing, and stereo 4x long-play recording, and use is possible for all music sources which can be recorded by this MD.
Recording to MD HD-5MD/EN All recording functions can be used for long-play recording with ATRAC3 (MDLP) to MD. The recording method using the MD rec key explained here is convenient mainly for recording from the tuner or from an external source. "Convenient recording methods" is recommended for recording from CD.
HD-5MD/EN 3. Set the recording mode. 1 Select "BALANCE" as follows. 1 Press the "menu" key. 2 Select "MD REC MODE ?" with the "volume/multi control" knob. When the "volume/multi control " knob is turned, switching is done as follows. "MD REC MODE ?"...
HD-5MD/EN To pause recording ÷ To start recording again, press the MD 6 key. Main unit Remote control At this time, the track number will be increased by "1". ÷ When the CD 6 is pressed during CD record- ing, the recording and the CD playback can be paused.
HD-5MD/EN Select the CD recording format and the recording Adjust the recording level. level. (When the source is a CD) 1 Play the input source to be recorded. When recording from a commercial CD to an MD, 2 Press the MD rec key to enter recording select the recording format as "DIGITAL"...
Various CD/MD playback features HD-5MD/EN Listening to the desired sequence (program playback) It is possible to listen to selected tracks from a disc in the desired order. (Max. 32 tracks) Set the source CD or MD in advance to stop sta- tus.
Various CD /MD playback features HD-5MD/EN To add a track to an existing program Remote control unit only Press in stop mode 2 (At the time of CD program) Pres the DISC SKIP keys to se- lect the disc. 1 Select the track number to be added with the numeric keys.
Various CD /MD playback features HD-5MD/EN Repeated playback You can repeatedly listen to a favorite track or disc. 1 track repeat .... The selected track will be repeated. All repeat ....The entire disc will be repeated. Set the source CD or MD in advance to stop sta- tus.
Various CD /MD playback features HD-5MD/EN Listening in random order (random mode) The tracks of one disc or all discs can be played back in random order. (1 disc) random ..All tracks of one disc will be played and then playback will stop. When an MD group has been selected, all tracks in that group will be played in random order.
HD-5MD/EN Playback only the first track of selected CDs (BEST HITS program playback) Only the first track of the set CDs will be played. As it is possible to exchange the CDs in the other trays while one CD is being recorded, this can be used conveniently to continue playback or recording the hits of single CDs.
Convenient recording methods HD-5MD/EN This unit provides the following recording features in addition to normal recording. Select the appropri- ate method according to the purpose of recording. Recording to MD is possible with long-play recording (MD LP2, LP4) with all recording functions. To record CD with a simplified method (One-touch edit recording) All-track recording (O.T.E.)
HD-5MD/EN Recording of all tracks or a single track of a CD by one-touch re- cording (O.T.E.) All tracks of a CD can be recorded by one-touch recording (normal speed, 4x speed) (all tracks O.T.E.) Main unit only 1 Select "REC SPEED ?" as follows. 1 Press the "menu"...
HD-5MD/EN A single track of a CD can be recorded by one-touch recording (normal speed, 4x speed) (Single track O.T.E.) 1 Set a recordable minidisc. ¤ 2 Play a desired track. ) 3 Press the "O.T.E." key on the remote con- ÷...
HD-5MD/EN Recording in changed order (PGM mode playback + O.T.E.) It is possible to program the CD tracks and to record this program to an MD. The tracks of three CDs can be programmed and recorded to one MD. Perform the operations of steps 1and 2 on page 1 Select the desired recording speed.w 42 to select normal speed or 4x speed.
HD-5MD/EN Recording only the first track of selected CDs (BEST HITS program recording) Only the first track of the set CDs will be recorded. As it is possible to exchange the CDs in the other trays while one CD is being recorded, this can be used conveniently to continue recording the hits of single CDs.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Selection of the type of edit function When commercial minidiscs for recording are used, various types of editing can be performed after re- cording. Minidiscs with commercial software only for playback cannot be edited. Function limitations because of the MD standard Grouping of tracks Some functions are limited because of the MD Tracks can be divided into groups, and these...
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Recording by groups (GROUP) As this unit permits long-play recording with 2x and 4x of the standard capacity, a large number of tracks can be recorded onto one MD. When setting for group recording is done before MD O.T.E. recording (page 42), recording by groups, for example by artist or by album, becomes possible.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Dividing a recorded MD into groups ÷ When the editing is to be abandoned, press Create and register groups of consecutive tracks. the "TRACK EDIT" key to stop the editing and Up to 99 groups can be created. to return to the original condition.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Deleting group information Information in regard to group registration can be ÷ When the editing is to be abandoned, press deleted. the "TRACK EDIT" key to stop the editing and The information and the group name for the se- to return to the original condition.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN ÷ When the editing is to be abandoned, press Changing the range of a group the "TRACK EDIT" key to stop the editing and to return to the original condition. The range of an already registered group can be ÷...
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Group selection for playback A group of the MD can be selected to play only the tracks of that group Select MD and obtain stopped condition. Remote control unit only For a minidisc with group settings, the mode will change as shown below each time the "P.MODE"...
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Moving individual tracks (MOVE) Tracks can be moved to (inserted at) any desired position. When the rearrangement has been completed, all track numbers automatically will be renumbered consecutively. Changing to the desired track order is possible by repeated MOVE operations. Tracks divided into groups also can be moved.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN 5 Press the 4P.CALL¢ keys to select the track to be moved, and then press the "SET" key. 30 10 5 0 (–dB) ¢ P.CALL DIGITAL 6 Press the 4P.CALL¢ keys to ÷ The movement destination is shown by the directly select the movement destination preceding and the directly following track number, and press the "SET"...
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Dividing tracks (DIVIDE) Tracks can be divided by adding a track number (track number) somewhere in a track. When a track track number is added at a position you like, this is convenient for skipping to that position at the time of play- back.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN 3 Press the "SET" key and start pre- When fine adjustment of the division point with preview playback is not done, press the SET key view playback. after step 2 to determine the division point. (Step 5) ÷...
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Combining tracks (COMBINE) Two tracks can be combined to one track. It is possible to combine several tracks or a track with fine sub- divisions. After tracks have been combined, all track numbers will be renumbered consecutively. As long as the tracks are next to each other, they can be combined even when they belong to different groups.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN 4 Press the 4P.CALL¢ keys to select the track number to become the rear part after com- bining. 30 10 5 0 (–dB) ¢ P.CALL DIGITAL 5 Press the "SET" key to determine the track. 6 Press the "ENTER" key to deter- ÷...
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Erasing individual tracks (ERASE)/Erasing all tracks on an MD (ALL ERASE) While the unit is stopped, it is possible to erase all tracks or only a selected track. When one track is erased, the track numbers of the tracks after it all will be reduced by one. It is also possible to erase tracks registered in a group.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN 4 Press the 4P.CALL¢ keys to select the track number to be ÷ Select "ALL ERASE" to delete all tracks on an MD. erased. ÷ In case of operation during playback, only erasing of ¢ the track being played can be selected. P.CALL 30 10 5 0 (–dB)
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN Assigning a title (name) to a minidisc or a track It is possible to give a title to a minidisc or a track. The same method can be used to change or erase a title which has been entered. When ON has been selected for the STAMP function in extended recording mode (LP2 or LP4), LP: will be displayed automatically in front of the title.
MD Edit Functions HD-5MD/EN 3 Press the "SET" key to deter- mine the track (or disc, title 30 10 5 0 (–dB) memo number) to be given a title. DIGITAL 30 10 5 0 (–dB) 4 Enter the title. DIGITAL 1 Press the DISPLAY/CHARAC.
HD-5MD/EN 6 Press the "TITLE INPUT" key to When the steps 2 to 5 are repeated before finish the edit. advancing to step 6, titles (disc title and track titles ) can be given to the entire disc. TITLE INPUT 7 After editing has been com- pleted, press the 0 key to eject ÷...
HD-5MD/EN Use of title memo (TITLE MEMO) Characters to be entered repeatedly can be stored in the title memos 1, 2, and 3 (, , or ), and can be called at the time of input for easy input. For example, in case of input of "SONG:A", "SONG:B", "SONG:C": Store "SONG:"...
HD-5MD/EN Deletion of the edited contents (EDIT CANCEL) When the following operation is performed in stopped condition, all editing performed since insertion of the disc can be canceled. Cancellation will not be possible once the disc has been removed or recording has been done.
Convenient functions HD-5MD/EN Setting auto power save (A.P.S.) Adjusting the brightness of the display part (DIMMER) When the auto power save function is set to ON, the power is switched off (standby) automatically When the display is felt to be too bright or too dim when about 30 minutes without any operation at night etc., the brightness can be adjusted.
Clock adjustment HD-5MD/EN As the clock is not only used to show the time of If you have made a mistake during the setting, start again from step 1. the day but also used in timer operations, be sure to set the clock in advance. Main unit only 1 Select "TIME ADJUST ?"...
Timer operation HD-5MD/EN Sleep timer (SLEEP) Adjust the clock before setting the timer ﬁ The unit is turned OFF automatically after the specified period has elapsed. Timer playback (PROG. 1, PROG. 2) Playback of the selected input source of the CD, TUNER or AUX input starts at the specified time.
Timer operation HD-5MD/EN Setting the timer program (PROG. TIMER) In each of PROG.1 and PROG.2, the timer data including the operating period and played contents can be program and set to be activated or deactivated. ÷ Two timer settings can be reserved inde- Adjust the clock before setting the timer ﬁ...
Timer operation HD-5MD/EN 5. Set the OFF time. 1 Turn the "volume/multi control" knob to adjust the "hour" setting. When "hour" has set, press the "set" key. 2 Turn the "volume/multi control" knob to adjust the "minute" setting. When "minute" has set, press the "set" key. 6.
Timer operation HD-5MD/EN 8. Put the unit in standby mode. ÷ The standby/timer indicator lights green. ÷ The SLEEP timer cannot be used when the timer function is being used for playback. ÷ When the time has not been set, the timer function cannot be used.
Important Items HD-5MD/EN Maintenance In regard to contact cleaner Maintenance of the unit When the front panel or case becomes dirty, wipe with Do not use contact cleaners because it could cause a a soft, dry cloth. Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol, malfunction.
Important Items HD-5MD/EN Disc handling precautions Never play a cracked or warped disc Handling During playback, the disc rotates at high speed in the player. Therefore, to avoid danger, never use a Hold the disc so that you do not touch cracked or deformed disc or a disc repaired with tape the playing surface.
HD-5MD/EN SCMS (Serial Copy Management System) Copying by For copyright protection, the serial digital input Copying by Digital copying copy management system specifies digital input cannot be re- that recording of digital signals as digi- peated. tal signals between various digital au- dio devices shall be possible only for the Copying by first generation of recordings.
In case of difficulty HD-5MD/EN What seems to be a malfunction is not always so. Before calling for service, check the following table according to the symptom of your trouble. Operation to reset The microcomputer may fall into malfunction (impossi- Unplug the power cord from the power outlet, then bility to operate, erroneous display, etc.) when the while holding the set key on the main unit depressed,...
In case of difficulty HD-5MD/EN Tuner section Symptom Cause Remedy ÷ The antennas have not been connected. ÷ Connect antennas. Radio stations cannot be received. ¢ ÷ A proper broadcasting band has not been ÷ Select a band. selected. ÷ The frequency of the station to be received ÷...
HD-5MD/EN MD section (MD standard symptoms etc.) Symptom Cause ÷ More than 255 titles (track No. 256 and up) can not be recorded even when the max. "DISC FULL" is displayed although the max. record- able time has not been reached. recordable time has not been reached.
HD-5MD/EN MD section (other symptoms) Symptom Cause Remedy ™ ÷ No minidisc inserted. ÷ Insert a minidisc. No sound is heard even when the MD 6 key is pressed. ÷ An unrecorded minidisc has been inserted. ÷ Insert a recorded minidisc or a playback- ™...
HD-5MD/EN MD section (list of displayed messages) Display indication Meaning Countermeasures ¢ ÷ No minidisc inserted. ÷ Insert a minidisc. NO DISC ÷ Digital copying of a source with digital copy ÷ Digital recording is not possible. SCMS ﬁ ÷ Record after switching the recording mode prohibition by SCMS has been tried.
Weight (net) ..........4.5kg (1 piece) Frequency response ..20Hz ~ 20kHz (+0.5dB, -1dB) Digital output Optical .......... -15dBm ~ -21dBm KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous ad- [Tuner section] vancements in development. For this reason FM tuner section specifications may be changed without notice.
For your records 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 dealer for informa- tion or service on this product.