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Kenwood HM-438USB Instruction Manual

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B60-5643-08 00
(E, X) KW 0602



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  • Page 1: Antenna Terminal Cover

  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    IMPORTANT SAFETY Before applying power INSTRUCTIONS Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. ¤Caution : Read this page carefully to Units are designed for operation as follows. ensure safe operation. Australia ............AC 240 V only Read Instructions – All the safety and operating Europe ..............
  • Page 3 14. Replacement Parts – When replacement parts 6. Power Sources – This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specifi ed by the manufacturer or have product.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Switching the system to standby mode ....10 was shipped to you directly, notify your shipper immediately. Volume control ................10 Kenwood recommend that you retain the original carton and Sound control ................10 packing materials in case you need to move or ship the unit in Headphones ................
  • Page 5: Connections

    Before applying power Connections Preparing the remote control unit Pull the battery sheet out from the Connecting the AM antenna remote control unit to the direction of Set up the AM loop antenna, and then connect it to the arrow. AM ANT terminal on the back.
  • Page 6: About Mp3 And Wma

    About MP3 and WMA The maximum number of characters for The playable MP3/WMA fi le (hereafter called display (CD-R/RW) Audio fi le) and the media format has the following limitation. The Audio fi le, which is not conforming to • File/Folder name: 128 characters •...
  • Page 7: About Usb Device

    About USB device Description of the button name in this manual Notes on use of the USB device This unit can play audio fi les stored in the fl ash Most of the functions are designed to be able to memory and digital audio player that have a USB port operate from the remote control unit.
  • Page 8: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and functions of parts Top view CD door Phones jack Remote sensor Front view USB connector Cassette tape door...
  • Page 9: The Unit

    ƒ PROGRAM (program) button Buttons both on the remote control unit and the unit To program tracks/fi les for CD/USB. œ RDS (RDS/display) button To program preset radio stations for TUNER. To set or reset clock. To change the display for RDS. To set or reset timer.
  • Page 10: Basic Function

    Basic function Demonstration mode Volume control The system is equipped with a demonstration Press VOLUME UP (volume u) button to increase, function (only display). When the power cable is or press VOLUME DOWN (volume d) to decrease plugged in and POWER ( ) button is pressed to turn the volume level.
  • Page 11: Using The Cd/Mp3-Cd/Wma-Cd/Usb Device

    Using the CD/MP3-CD/WMA-CD/USB device Preparation Playing a disc/USB device Press PLAY/PAUSE 6 (6) button to start Loading a disc playback. Press CD (CD/USB) button to select CD mode. The track/fi le number and elapsed playing time of the current track/fi le appear on the display. Press the area marked [push open] on the top ⁄...
  • Page 12: Selecting A Desired Album/Fi Le (For Audio Fi Le Only)

    Using the CD/MP3-CD/WMA-CD/USB device Selecting a desired album/fi le (For Programming tracks audio fi le only) Programming tracks of a disc is possible when playback is stopped. Up to 60 tracks can be stored in To select a desired album the memory in any order.
  • Page 13: Programming Fi Les (For Audio Fi Le Only)

    Random play Programming fi les (For audio fi le only) Programming fi les of an MP3-CD/WMA-CD/USB You can play all the tracks/fi les in random order. device is possible when playback is stopped. Up to 60 During playing, pause or stop mode, press fi...
  • Page 14: Intro Scan

    Using the CD/MP3-CD/WMA-CD/USB device Intro scan This function let you listen to the fi rst 10 seconds of each track/fi le throughout the disc/USB device. Press INTRO button to start scanning. The icon “INTRO” appears on the display. To stop the intro scan Press INTRO button again.
  • Page 15: Using The Radio

    Using the radio Tuning in radio stations Tuning to a preset radio station Press P.CALL/ALBUM UP or DOWN ( + Press TUNER BAND (TUNER band) button to or –), or digit buttons, 0–9 on the remote control select the desired waveband: FM or AM. unit to select the desired preset number.
  • Page 16: Changing The Rds Display Information

    Using the radio Changing the RDS display information Social Aff airs SOCIAL Religion RELIGION While receiving a RDS station, pressing the RDS (RDS/ display) button changes the contents of the display. Phone In PHONE IN Travel TRAVEL Every time the button is pressed, the display changes Leisure LEISURE in the following order :...
  • Page 17: Using The Cassette

    Using the cassette Playing a cassette tape Recording from a CD/MP3-CD/WMA-CD/USB device Press TAPE (TAPE) button to TAPE. Insert a blank cassette tape into the tape deck. Press the area marked [push open] to open the Press the desired source button to select the cassette tape door.
  • Page 18 Using the cassette Program recording from a CD/MP3-CD/ WMA-CD/USB device Desired CD tracks/MP3 fi les/WMA fi les can be programmed in the desired sequence and recorded onto a tape. Insert a blank cassette tape into the tape deck. Press the desired source button to select the source you wish to record from.
  • Page 19: Clock/Timer Operation

    Clock/timer operation View clock Timer setting The clock (if it is set) is shown in standby mode. The system can switch on to CD, USB, TUNER or TAPE mode automatically at a preset time, serving as an To view the clock in any source mode, press TIMER alarm to wake you up.
  • Page 20: To Activate / Deactivate The Timer

    Clock/timer operation To activate / deactivate the timer Press TIMER SET (timer set) button. The icon “TIMER” fl ashes and the volume display Press TIMER ON/OFF (timer on/off ) button. appears. If activated, the icon “TIMER” appears on the display. Press PROGRAM (program) button.
  • Page 21: General Information

    General information Maintenance Cleaning the cabinet • Use a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use a solution containing alcohol, spirits, ammonia or abrasive. Cleaning discs • When a disc becomes dirty, clean it with a cleaning cloth, wipe the disc from the center out.
  • Page 22: In Case Of Diffi Culty

    In case of diffi culty Resetting the Microcomputer Radio reception Noise in radio. The microcomputer may malfunction (unit cannot be operated, or shows an erroneous display) if the power \ Tune to a correct frequency. cord is unplugged while the power is ON, or due to \ Adjust the direction of the FM antenna.
  • Page 23: Specifi Cations

    ..............87.5 MHz ~ 108 MHz AM tuner section Tuning frequency range Notes: ...............531 kHz ~ 1,602 kHz • Kenwood follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifi cations may be changed CD player section without notice. Laser ..............Semiconductor laser •...
  • Page 24: For Your Records

    Information on Disposal of Old Electrical and Electronic Equipment (applicable for EU countries that have adopted separate waste collection systems) Products with the symbol (crossed-out wheeled bin) cannot be disposed as household waste. Old electrical and electronic equipment should be recycled at a facility capable of handling these items and their waste byproducts.