COMPACT Hi-Fi COMPONENT SYSTEM M-303USB INSTRUCTION MANUAL Declaration of Conformity with regard to the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC Manufacturer: Kenwood Corporation 2967-3 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, 192-8525 Japan EU Representative's: Kenwood Electronics Europe BV Amsterdamseweg 37, 1422 AC UITHOORN, The Netherlands B60-5691-08/00 (E, X)
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 ..............
6. Power Sources – This product should be operated 14. Replacement Parts – When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used only from the type of power source indicated on the replacement parts specifi ed by the manufacturer or have product.
Demonstration mode ............10 Kenwood recommend that you retain the original carton and Switching the system on ............. 10 packing materials in case you need to move or ship the unit in Switching the system to standby mode ....
Before applying power Connections Preparing the remote control unit Connecting the AM antenna Operation Set up the AM loop antenna, and then connect it to When the power cord is plugged in, standby AM ANT terminal on the back. indicator is lit. The power turns ON by pressing Place the antenna where AM broadcast can be button on the remote control unit pointing at the received.
About MP3 and WMA The maximum number of characters for The playable MP3/WMA fi le (hereafter called display Audio fi le) and the media format has the following limitation. The Audio fi le, which is not conforming to • File/Folder name: 30/30 characters •...
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.
Buttons both on the remote control unit and TIME DISPLAY (RDS/display) button the unit To view the current status of the system. To change the time display for CD. ( ) button To change the information display for audio fi les. To switch the system on or to standby mode.
Basic function Demonstration mode Volume control Press VOLUME UP (volume %) button to increase, or The system is equipped with a demonstration press VOLUME DOWN (volume ﬁ) to decrease the function (only display). When the power cable is plugged in and button is pressed to turn the volume level.
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/USB (CD/USB) button to select CD The track/fi le number and elapsed playing time of the current track/fi le appear on the display. mode.
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.
Programming fi les (For audio fi le only) Random play 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 les can be stored in the memory in any order.
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.
Using the radio Tuning in radio stations Tuning to a preset radio station Press P.CALL/ALBUM 5 or ∞ (p.call/album + or –), Press TUNER band (TUNER band) button to or digit buttons, 0–9 on the remote control unit to select the desired waveband: FM or AM. select the desired preset number.
Using the radio Changing the RDS display information Social Aff airs SOCIAL Religion RELIGION While receiving a RDS station, pressing the RDS DISPLAY (RDS/display) button changes the contents Phone In PHONE IN of the display. Travel TRAVEL Leisure LEISURE Every time the button is pressed, the display changes Jazz Music JAZZ in the following order:...
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.
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.
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.
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 P.MODE (p.mode) button. ⁄...
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.
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.
..............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 •...
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.