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Kenwood KRF-V5090D Instruction Manual

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This instruction manual is for some models. Model availability and features
(functions) may differ depending on the country and sales area.
About the supplied remote control
Compared to standard remote controls, the remote control supplied with this model has several operation
modes. These modes enable the remote control to control other KENWOOD DVD players. In order to
effectively use the remote control it is important to read the operating instructions and obtain a proper
understanding of the remote control and how to switch its operation modes (etc.).
Using the remote control without completely understanding its design and how to switch the operation
modes may result in incorrect operations.
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  • Page 1 Compared to standard remote controls, the remote control supplied with this model has several operation modes. These modes enable the remote control to control other KENWOOD DVD players. In order to effectively use the remote control it is important to read the operating instructions and obtain a proper understanding of the remote control and how to switch its operation modes (etc.).
  • Page 2: Before Applying The Power

    Once WARNING : you have setup the remote control, you’ll be able to operate both this model and your KENWOOD DVD player using the remote control TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, supplied with this model.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    • When pressing more than one remote control key successively, Convenient functions ........29 press the keys securely by leaving an interval of 1 second or more between keys. Basic remote control operations for KENWOOD Remote DVD players ............31 Notes Control 1.
  • Page 4: Special Features

    In addition to the basic receiver operations, this IR remote control the overall spatial, dimensionality and frontal sound field imaging. PRO supplied can also control KENWOOD DVD players directly without using LOGIC produces an impressive surround sound from video software the DVD Special features.
  • Page 5: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and functions of parts Main Unit Frequency display, AUTO DETECT Input display, indicator Preset channel display, PTY indicator Surround mode display DIGITAL indicator AUTO indicator DSP MODE indicator Speaker indicator RDS indicator Band indicators 6CH INPUT indicator CLIP indicator DTS indicator MUTE indicator DISCRETE 6.1...
  • Page 6: Remote Control Unit

    DISC SEL. key DISC SKIP key AUDIO key SUBTITLE key ANGLE key REPEAT key ⁄ Use to operate the DVD player. • Some keys can be used for operating KENWOOD DVD players by pressing CD/DVD or DVD/6CH key beforehand. ⁄...
  • Page 7: Setting Up The System

    Setting up the system Make connections as shown in the following pages. Input mode settings When connecting the related system components, be sure to refer to the instruction manuals supplied with CD/DVD, VIDEO2 and DVD/6CH inputs each include jacks for digital the components you are connecting.
  • Page 8: Connecting A Dvd Player (6-Channel Input)

    Setting up the system Connecting a DVD player (6-channel input) If you have connected a DVD player to this model with digital connection, be sure to read the “Input mode settings” section carefully. DVD / 6CH INPUT COAXIAL OPTICAL VIDEO CENTER VIDEO 2 CD / DVD...
  • Page 9: Connecting Audio Components

    Setting up the system Connecting audio components EUROPE To AC wall outlet AUDIO REC OUT PLAY IN REC OUT PLAY IN CD/DVD MD / TAPE VIDEO 1 Video component Cassette deck or MD recorder CD or DVD player Other component CAUTION Be sure to adhere to the following, or proper ventilation will be blocked causing damage or fire hazard.
  • Page 10: Connecting Video Components

    Setting up the system Connecting video components About the S-VIDEO jacks S-VIDEO jacks S-VIDEO (For KRF-V6090D) S-VIDEO VIDEO 2 MONITOR Use the S-VIDEO jacks to make connections to video components with S-VIDEO IN/OUT jacks. • If you use the S-VIDEO jacks to connect your video playback components, be sure to use the S-VIDEO...
  • Page 11: Video) (Krf-V6090D Only)

    Setting up the system Connecting video components (COMPONENT VIDEO) If you have connected the receiver to a video component with COMPONENT jacks, you can get a better picture quality than by connecting to the S-VIDEO jacks. * DVD IN input jack is used for either CD/DVD input or DVD/ 6CH input.
  • Page 12: Digital Connections

    Setting up the system Digital connections The digital in jacks can accept DTS, Dolby Digital, or PCM signals. Connect components capable of outputting DTS, Dolby Digital, or standard PCM (CD) format digital signals. If you have connected any digital components to this model, be sure to read the “Input mode settings” section carefully. COAXIAL OPTICAL CD / DVD...
  • Page 13: Connecting The Speakers

    Setting up the system Connecting the speakers Surround Back Speakers KRF-V6090D Front Speakers Left Right Surround Back Speaker Right Left Center Speaker Power Amplifier Power Amplifier KRF-V6090D: SURR BACK /SURR BACK SURR BACK FRONT CENTER /SURR BACK SURR BACK KRF-V6090D only When using both Surround Back Left and Right speakers,...
  • Page 14: Connecting The Terminals

    Setting up the system Connecting the terminals Connecting the antennas The broadcast reception cannot be made unless the antennas are connected. Connect the antennas correctly as instructed below. 1 Strip coating. 2 Push the lever. AM loop antenna Place the supplied loop antenna as far as possible from the receiver, TV set, speaker cords and power cord, and adjust the direction for best reception.
  • Page 15: Preparing For Surround Sound

    MULTI CONTROL 2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to select the speaker system setting. 1 CUSTOM : For general speakers. 2 FULL RANGE : For selected KENWOOD speaker - for example, POWER SETUP KS-2200HT, KS-4200EX. ON/OFF 3 2WAY 2SPKR : For selected KENWOOD speaker –...
  • Page 16 Preparing for surround sound # Press the SETUP key again to accept the setting. 8 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys • The Subwoofer re-mix setting indication “SW RE-MIX” scrolls to select the appropriate center speaker setting. across the display.
  • Page 17 Preparing for surround sound Input the distance to the speakers. Input level adjustment (analog sources only) 1 Select the DISTANCE from the setup displays and press the SETUP key again. If the input level of an analog source signal is too high, the CLIP indicator will blink to indicate the source signal.
  • Page 18: Normal Playback

    Normal playback Preparing for playback Listening to a source component Some preparatory steps are needed before starting playback. VOLUME CONTROL SPEAKERS ON/OFF ON/STANDBY INPUT SELECTOR Input POWER AUTO/MONO INPUT SELECTOR Selector ON/OFF Turning on this model VOLUME %/fi 1 Turn on the power to the related components. 2 Turn on the power to this model by pressing POWER ON/OFF and ON/STANDBY key.
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Sound

    Normal playback Adjusting the sound Adjusting the Loudness mode (remote control only) You can adjust the Loudness function which controls the low volume SPEAKERS ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL settings to maintain the music’s richness. The adjustment can be made ACTIVE EQ when this model is in the PCM stereo and analog stereo mode.
  • Page 20: Recording

    Recording Recording audio (analog sources) 3 Press and hold the DIMMER key for more than 2 seconds to select the A-REC or M-REC mode during digital input. 1 Rec mode off : The digital input record mode is switched off. 2 A-REC mode : The digital input signals (DTS, Dolby Digital, or PCM) are identified automatically and...
  • Page 21: Listening To Radio Broadcasts

    Listening to radio broadcasts Using RDS (Radio Data System) This model can store up to 40 stations in the memory and recall them by one-touch operation. Radio stations can be classified into RDS (Radio Data System) stations RDS is a system that transmits useful information (in the form of digital and other stations.
  • Page 22: Presetting Radio Stations Manually

    Listening to radio broadcasts Presetting radio stations manually Receiving preset stations The RDS auto memory function assigns preset numbers to RDS stations TUNER starting from preset number “1”. Therefore, be sure to execute the RDS auto memory function before using the following operations to manually store AM stations and other FM stations, and RDS stations.
  • Page 23: Receiving Preset Stations In Order

    Listening to radio broadcasts Receiving preset stations in order Using the RDS DISP. (P.CALL) (Display) TUNER P.CALL 4 / ¢ RDS DISP. Press the TUNER key to select tuner as the source. Pressing the RDS DISP. key changes the contents of the display. Use the P.CALL 4¥¢...
  • Page 24: Presetting Rds Stations (Rds Auto Memory)

    Listening to radio broadcasts Presetting RDS stations (RDS AUTO MEMORY) Press the PTY key to activate the PTY search mode. This function automatically stores up to 40 RDS stations in the preset memory. In order to use the PTY function, the RDS stations must be stored in the preset memory using the RDS AUTO MEMORY function.
  • Page 25: Ambience Effects

    Ambience effects This model is equipped with listening modes that allow you to enjoy an enhanced sonic ambience with a variety of video sources. In order to obtain the optimum effect from the surround modes, make sure to input the proper speaker settings beforehand. Surround modes The below speaker placements are for 5.1 channel surround sound The below speaker placements are for 6.1 channel surround sound...
  • Page 26 Ambience effects DTS-ES Dolby Digital The Dolby Digital surround format lets you enjoy up to 5.1 channels DTS-ES (Digital Theater System-Extended Surround) presents 6.1 of digital surround sound from Dolby Digital program sources (such channels surround system with additional Surround Back channel which evolved from the conventional 5.1 channels surround system.
  • Page 27: Surround Play

    Ambience effects Surround play When the DOLBY DIGITAL or DOLBY DIGITAL EX signal is input: (The DOLBY DIGITAL or PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.) The DTS compatible models can reproduce a CD, DVD, or LD carrying the DTS mark. 1 DOLBY DIGITAL : DOLBY DIGITAL surround.
  • Page 28: Dvd 6-Channel Playback

    Ambience effects DVD 6-channel playback 0 ARENA : DSP Surround ARENA mode. - JAZZ CLUB : DSP Surround JAZZ CLUB mode. = THEATER : DSP Surround THEATER mode. Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5.1) output channels and ~ STADIUM : DSP Surround STADIUM mode.
  • Page 29: Convenient Functions

    Ambience effects Convenient functions Midnight mode (Dolby Digital and DTS mode only) When watching movies at night, you might not be able to raise the DIMMER SOUND volume as loud as normal. Midnight mode compresses the dynamic range of previously specified heavy sound passage of the Dolby Digital and DTS mode sound track (like scenes with sudden increases in volume) to minimize the difference in volume between the scenes with heavy sound passage and scenes with normal sound passage.
  • Page 30 Ambience effects Dimension mode (Pro Logic II x Music mode and Pro Logic II Display dimmer adjustment Music mode only) The dimmer function lets you select the brightness of this model's display. You might find this useful if you darken your room to watch When listening to music with certain recordings, you will also be able to achieve a suitable balance from all the speakers by adjusting the movies or listen to music.
  • Page 31: Dvd Players

    Basic remote control operations for KENWOOD DVD players DVD player operation keys The remote control of this unit can control KENWOOD DVD players directly without using the remote control supplied with the DVD player. DV-4900, DV-4070B, DV-2070, DV-203, DVF-9010, DVF-K7010, DVF-5010, DVF-R9030, DVF-R7030, DVF-3530, DV-402, DV-5900, DV-5700, DVF-R9050, DVF-J6050, DV-505, DV-503, DV-502, DVF-3550, DVF-3050, DVF-R4050, DVF-605, DV-6050, DVF-R5060, DVF-3060, DVF-3060K, DV-705, DVF-R5070, DVF-3070, DVF-3080, DVF-N7080, DVF-8100, DVF-3200 and DVF-3250.
  • Page 33: In Case Of Difficulty

    In case of difficulty Resetting the Microcomputer With the power cord plugged in, turn the POWER ON/ The microcomputer may malfunction (unit cannot be operated, OFF key OFF. Then, while holding down the ON/STANDBY or shows an erroneous display) if the power cord is unplugged while the power is ON, or due to some other external factor.
  • Page 34 • Press CD/DVD key or DVD/6CH key to • The remote control has not been changed to activate the operation mode for the component the operation mode for the KENWOOD DVD you want to control before operation. ⁄ player you wish to control.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    Weight (Net) ..............7.8kg (17.2 lb) Notes 1. KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice. 2. The full performance may not be exhibited in an extremely cold location (under a water-freezing temperature).
  • Page 36 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 information or service on this product.

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