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AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER
KRF - X9080D
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION
About the supplied remote control
Compared to standard remote controls, the remote control supplied with this receiver has several
operation modes. These modes enable the remote control to control other audio/video components. 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.
B60-5454-00 00 MA
(E)
0404

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  • Page 1 AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER KRF - X9080D INSTRUCTION MANUAL KENWOOD CORPORATION About the supplied remote control Compared to standard remote controls, the remote control supplied with this receiver has several operation modes. These modes enable the remote control to control other audio/video components. 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

    Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe Before applying the power operation. How to use this manual Units are designed for operation as follows. U.S.A. and Canada ........... AC 120 V only This manual is divided into four sections, Preparations, Operations, Australia ............
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Before applying the power Contents Caution : Read the pages marked carefully to ensure safe operation. Before applying the power ............2 Basic remote control operations for other components ............39 Safety precautions ..............2 Registering setup codes for other How to use this manual ..............
  • Page 4: Unpacking

    • Insert two AA-size (R6) batteries as indicated by the polarity markings. 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 Operation the unit in the future.
  • Page 5: Special Features

    Before applying the power Special features True home theater sound DTS 96/24 This receiver incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you DTS 96/24 made it possible to achieve a wide frequency range of over maximum enjoyment from your video software. Select a surround mode 40 kHz by increasing the sampling frequency to 96 or 88.2 kHz.
  • Page 6: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and functions of parts Main unit CLIP Input mode Speaker MUTE Listen mode indicator indicators indicators indicator RDS indicators indicators DOLBY DIGITAL STEREO NEO:6 MUTE OPTICAL 6CH INPUT AUTO DETECT AUTO indicator Input channel indicators MATRIX Surround EX CLIP COAXIAL ANALOG 96kHzfs...
  • Page 7: Remote Control Unit

    Names and functions of parts Remote control unit This remote control unit can be used not only for Kenwood products but also for other non-Kenwood products by setting the appropriate manufacturer’s · setup codes. 5 Disc Skip key ∞ OSD (on screen display) key If CD is selected as the input source, this Use to operate the DVD component.
  • Page 8: 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 CD/DVD, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3 and DVD/6CH inputs each include jacks to refer to the instruction manuals supplied with the for digital audio input and analog audio input.
  • Page 9: Connecting The Terminals

    Setting up the system Connecting the terminals 1 Strip coating. 2 Loosen. Speaker placement Center Speaker 3 Insert. 4 Secure. Subwoofer Front Speakers (L, R) Listening Surround Speakers position (L, R) Surround Back Surround Back Left Speaker Right Speaker 1 Strip coating. 2 Push the lever.
  • Page 10: Connecting Audio Components

    Setting up the system Connecting audio components To AC wall outlet REC OUT PLAY IN PHONO CD/DVD MD/TAPE Cassette Deck or MD Recorder CD or DVD Player Moving coil (MC) cartridge record player cannot be used directly from the receiver unit. It can only be used when an- other equalizer amplifier is con- nected.
  • Page 11: Connecting Video Components

    Setting up the system Connecting video components S Video jacks About the S VIDEO Jacks S VIDEO S VIDEO S VIDEO S VIDEO S VIDEO S VIDEO S VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO Use the S VIDEO Jacks to make connections to video components with S VIDEO IN/OUT Jacks.
  • 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 the receiver, be sure to read the “Input mode settings” section carefully. COAXIAL OPTICAL OPTICAL...
  • Page 13: Connecting Video Components

    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. COMPONENT VIDEO VIDEO VIDEO 2 IN MONITOR OUT Monitor TV (with component jacks)
  • Page 14: 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 the receiver with digital connection, be sure to read the “Input mode settings” section carefully. COAXIAL OPTICAL OPTICAL OPTICAL CD/DVD VIDEO 3 MONITOR VIDEO VIDEO...
  • Page 15: Connecting The Speakers

    Setting up the system Connecting the speakers Surround Back Speakers Surround Speakers Right Left Right Left Powered Subwoofer SURROUND GRAY BLUE SURROUND BROWN BACK CENTER WOOFER WHITE GREEN FRONT B FRONT A CENTER Left Right Front Speakers B Center Speaker Left Right Front Speakers A...
  • Page 16: Pre Out Connections

    Setting up the system PRE OUT connections This receiver has additional PRE OUT jacks. These can be used for various purposes, but will need to be connected to an external power amplifier as shown in the example below. CENTER ROOM B FRONT SURROUND SURROUND BACK...
  • Page 17: Connecting To Another Room (Room B)

    Setting up the system Connecting to another room (ROOM B) This connection allows you to connect your main system to a monitor TV and speaker system located in another area (ROOM B). CENTER VIDEO ROOM B FRONT SURROUND SURROUND ROOM B BACK WOOFER PRE OUT...
  • Page 18: Connecting To The Av Aux Jacks

    Setting up the system Connecting to the AV AUX jacks Connecting the antennas The broadcast reception cannot be made unless the antennas are The AV AUX jacks are convenient for connection of video components connected. Connect the antennas correctly as instructed below. such as a camcorder or a video game.
  • Page 19: Preparing For Surround Sound

    Preparing for surround sound Speaker settings To enable you to obtain optimum enjoyment from the receiver’s listening Select a speaker system. modes, make sure to complete the speaker settings (Subwoofer, Front, Center, and Surround Speakers) as described below. If you have THX certified speakers, please set them to NML/THX. 1 Select the SP SETUP and press the SETUP key again so that the Subwoofer setting indication “SUBW ON”...
  • Page 20 Preparing for surround sound 7 Press the key or # key again to accept the setting. ∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ Adjust the speaker volume level. • The Surround Speaker indication “SURR” appears. From your usual listening position, adjust the volume levels. The volume levels from each speaker should be the same.
  • Page 21 Preparing for surround sound 3 For optimum bass peak level, keep increasing the bass peak Select the display mode. level by using the MULTI CONTROL knob or Multi (%/fi)keys 1 Press the ∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ ∧ /∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ ∨ keys or @/# keys to select the DISP MODE.
  • Page 22 Preparing for surround sound Input level adjustment (analog sources only) If the input level of an analog source signal is too high, the CLIP indicator will light up to indicate the source signal. Adjust the input level. MUTE OPTICAL 6CH INPUT AUTO D CLIP CLIP...
  • Page 23: Normal Playback

    Normal playback Listening to a source component Preparing for playback Some preparatory steps are needed before starting playback. VOLUME CONTROL ON/STANDBY SPEAKERS INPUT MODE Input Selector AV AUX POWER ON/OFF MD/TAPE Input Selector Turning on the receiver 1 Turn on the power to the related components. 2 Turn on the power to this receiver by pressing the POWER ON/OFF and ON/STANDBY key.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Sound

    Normal playback Adjusting the sound Once-touch low frequency emphasis (BASS BOOST) (remote control only) SPEAKER EQ ACTIVE EQ You can adjust the sound quality when the receiver is in the PCM stereo SPEAKERS TONE MULTI CONTROL mode, analog stereo mode and when “THX OFF”. Press the Bass Boost key.
  • Page 25 Normal playback SPEAKER EQ mode Listening with headphones 1 Press the A and B Speaker keys so that the speaker indicator SPEAKER EQ function is to adjust the receiver’s audio output goes off. characteristics with the speakers’ characteristics which differs depending on the size of the speakers.
  • Page 26: Recording

    Recording Recording audio (analog sources) 3 Press and hold the DIMMER key for more than 2 seconds to select the REC MODE AUTO or REC MODE MANUAL. 1 REC MODE off : The digital input record mode is switched off. 2 REC MODE AUTO : The digital input signals (DTS, Dolby D i g i t a l , o r P C M ) a r e i d e n t i f i e d...
  • Page 27: Listening To Radio Broadcasts

    Listening to radio broadcasts Using RDS (Radio Data System) The receiver 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 28: Presetting Radio Stations Manually

    Listening to radio broadcasts Presetting radio stations manually The RDS auto memory function assigns preset numbers to RDS stations Enter the number of the preset station you want to receive starting from preset number “1”. Therefore, be sure to execute the RDS (up to “40”).
  • Page 29: Using The Rds Disp (Display) Key

    Listening to radio broadcasts Using the RDS DISP (Display) key Presetting RDS stations (RDS AUTO MEMORY) 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 30: Tuning By Program Type (Pty Search)

    Listening to radio broadcasts Tuning by Program TYpe (PTY search) This function lets you set the tuner to automatically search for stations Press the PTY key to start searching. which are currently broadcasting the type of program (genre) you want EXAMPLE : Searching for a Pop Music broadcast.
  • Page 31: Ambience Effects

    Ambience effects This receiver 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 or 7.1 channel surround...
  • Page 32 Ambience effects Dolby Digital The Dolby Digital surround format lets you enjoy up to 5.1 The DTS multi-channel audio format is available on CD, LD and channels of digital surround sound from Dolby Digital program DVD software. DTS is a strictly digital format and cannot be sources (such as Laserdisc or DVD software marked decoded inside most CD, LD or DVD players.
  • Page 33 Ambience effects THX Surround EX mode Movie soundtracks are mixed in special movie theatres called dub- THX Surround EX-Dolby Digital Surround EX is a joint development of bing stages and are designed to be played back in movie theatres with Dolby Laboratories and the THX division of Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • Page 34: Surround Play

    Ambience effects Surround play The DTS compatible models can reproduce a CD, DVD, or LD carrying the When the DOLBY DIGITAL or DOLBY DIGITAL EX signal is DTS mark. input : DOLBY DIGITAL can be used when playing DVD or LD software bearing mark and DOLBY DIGITAL format digital broadcasts (etc.).
  • Page 35 Ambience effects When the analog signal or the digital signal (except for • THX functions when the display segment is turned ON. DOLBY DIGITAL or DTS signal) is input : • THX Sur EX ON and THX Sur EX AUTO will not be available if surround back speakers are turned OFF.
  • Page 36: Dvd 6-Channel Playback

    Ambience effects DVD 6-channel playback Convenient functions Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5.1) output channels and the receiver, you can enjoy surround sound playback. STEREO DIMMER MULTI CONTROL Connecting a DVD player which can decode the surround signal itself is also acceptable.
  • Page 37 Ambience effects Midnight mode (Dolby Digital and DTS mode only) Dimension mode (Pro Logic II x Music and Pro Logic II Music mode only) When watching movies at night , you might not be able to raise the volume as loud as normal. Midnight mode compresses the dynamic When listening to music with certain recordings, you will also be able to range of previously specified heavy sound passage of the Dolby Digital achieve a suitable balance from all the speakers by adjusting the...
  • Page 38 Ambience effects Dual Mono mode (Dolby Digital mode only) 96kHz LPCM playback When the Dolby Digital source have Multiplex sound, you can select The receiver is compatible with the 96kHz LPCM playback. To play a Main / Sub sound for Audio output. 96kHz DVD, set the listen mode other than DSP mode.
  • Page 39: Basic Remote Control Operations For Other Components

    • Refer to the setup code lists to find the setup code for the between pressing the TV Power and TV key. component to be registered. Example: To register a DVD made by KENWOOD, you would enter • Stop when the TV turns on/off.
  • Page 40: Re-Assigning Device Keys

    Basic remote control operations for other components Operating other components Repeat step 3 three more times for the remaining digits. Use This operation lets you operate the registered components. “2” for the second digit, “3” for the third digit, and “4” for the fourth digit.
  • Page 41: Components

    Basic remote control operations for other components Storing the remote control code of the other components From the remote control unit of the other source, press the key that you want to store. The remote control unit can store the remote control code of the other components and you can operate the other components from the remote control unit.
  • Page 42: Setup Code Chart

    Basic remote control operations for other components Setup code chart TV setup codes Cassette deck setup codes Maker Setup codes Maker Setup codes Maker Setup codes Kenwood 0070, 0071, 0092, 0183, 0516 Clatronic 0247, 0370 0205, 0233, 0234, 0251, 0087, 0104, 0802 Condor 0370 0386...
  • Page 43 Basic remote control operations for other components Setup code chart TV setup codes (continue) Maker Setup codes Maker Setup codes Maker Setup codes Grandin 0282, 0610, 0802, 0800, Marantz 0037, 0556 Protech 0009, 0037, 0102, 0217, 0803 0247, 0264, 0337, 0418, Marelli 0087 0668...
  • Page 44 0041, 0067, 0384 Universum 0037, 0074, 0104, 0105, Siemens 0081, 0104, 0195 Kendo 0106 2064, 0370, 0346, 0492, Singer 0045 0535, 0802, 0800, 0804 Kenwood 0041 Sunudyne 0004, 0081 Vestel 0037 Loewe 0004, 0081, 0162, 1562 Sonolor 0046 Videosat 0247...
  • Page 45 Basic remote control operations for other components Setup code chart Satellite setup codes Maker Setup codes Maker Setup codes Maker Setup codes ABsat 0123, 0832 Gooding 0571 Panasonic 0847, 1104 0321, 0351 Panda 0455 Grundig 0139, 0140, 0173, 0571, 0750, 0805, 0847, 1150 Akai 0515 Patriot...
  • Page 46 Hitachi 0664 Mr. Zap 1112 Sharp 1010 Hiteker 0672 Noos 0817 0558, 0623 1068 Jeutech 0777 PVP Stereo 0003 Kenwood 0490, 0534, 0737 Visual Matrix Konka 0711 Pace 1068, 1060 0741 Philips 0619 Lasonic 0743 Pioneer 0144 Lecson 0696 Sagem...
  • Page 47: Cassette Deck, Cd Player & Md Recorder Operations

    2 Press the keys corresponding to the operations you desire. remote. Refer to the following sections for details. These keys can be used to perform the basic operations of KENWOOD and other manufacturers’ components which the setup code for each · component had been entered beforehand.
  • Page 48: Other Components' Operations

    Basic remote control operations for other components Other components’ operations Refer to the following for the type of remote control operations available for each component. TV operation keys VCR operation keys VID1 TUNER VID1 TUNER VID2 VID3 AV AUX VID2 VID3 AV AUX TAPE...
  • Page 49 Basic remote control operations for other components Satellite operation keys Cable operation keys VID1 TUNER VID1 TUNER VID2 VID3 AV AUX VID2 VID3 AV AUX TAPE TAPE PHONO PHONO POWER POWER RCVR RCVR SRC Power SRC Power %(Cursor up) (Source power) (Source power) %(Cursor up) fi(Cursor down)
  • Page 50: In Case Of Difficulty

    In case of difficulty Resetting the Microcomputer With the power cord plugged in, turn the POWER ON/OFF The microcomputer may malfunction (unit cannot be operated, or shows an erroneous display) if the power cord is unplugged while key OFF. Then, while holding down the ON/STANDBY the power is ON, or due to some other external factor.
  • Page 51 In case of difficulty Remote control unit Symptom Cause Remedy Certain inputs cannot be selected using the • No setup codes registered for the respective • Register a setup code at the respective input(s). · remote control. input(s). Remote control operation is not possible. •...
  • Page 52: Specifications

    TREBLE ............±10 dB (at 10 kHz) 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).