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Kenwood M-505USB Instruction Manual

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Declaration of Conformity with regard to the EMC Directive
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
© B60-5693-08/01 (E, X)



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  • Page 1: Fm Indoor Antenna

    COMPACT Hi-Fi COMPONENT SYSTEM M-505USB 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 © B60-5693-08/01 (E, X)
  • 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 –...
  • Page 3 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.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Volume control ................10 was shipped to you directly, notify your shipper immediately. Sound control ................10 Kenwood recommends that you retain the original carton and Headphones ................10 packing materials in case you need to move or ship the unit in Using the CD/MP3-CD/WMA-CD/ the future.
  • Page 5: Connections

    Connections Preparing the remote control unit Connecting the FM antenna Operation Connect the FM antenna to FM 75Ω COAXIAL When the power cord is plugged in, standby terminal on the back. indicator is lit. The power turns ON by pressing Adjust the position of the FM antenna for the best button on the remote control unit pointing at the reception and fi x it.
  • 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 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 •...
  • 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 USB connector CD tray Remote sensor Cassette tape door Phones jack...
  • Page 9: The Unit

    Buttons both on the remote control unit and P.MODE button the unit To program tracks/fi les for CD/USB. To program preset radio stations for TUNER. ( ) button RANDOM button To switch the system on or to standby mode. To playback in random order for CD and USB. standby indicator (on the main unit only) digit 0 –...
  • Page 10: Basic Function

    Basic function Demonstration mode Volume control The system is equipped with a demonstration Press VOLUME UP (turn (volume) knob to the right) function (only display). When the power cable is button to increase, or press VOLUME DOWN (turn plugged in and button is pressed to turn the (volume) knob to the left) to decrease the volume system on for the fi rst time, the demonstration...
  • 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 FWD PLAY 6 (6) button to start playback. Loading a disc The track/fi le number and elapsed playing time of Press CD/USB (CD/USB) button to select CD the current track/fi le appear on the display. mode.
  • 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)

    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.
  • Page 14: Intro Scan

    Using the CD/MP3-CD/WMA-CD/USB device Intro scan Program recording This function let you listen to the fi rst 10 seconds of Desired CD tracks can be programmed in the desired each track throughout the CD. sequence and recorded onto a USB device. Press INTRO button to start scanning.
  • Page 15: Using The Radio

    Using the radio Tuning in radio stations Tuning to a preset radio station Press P.CALL/ALBUM 5 or ∞ ( up or Press TUNER band (TUNER band) button to down), 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 Religion RELIGION Phone In PHONE IN While receiving a RDS station, pressing the RDS DISPLAY button changes the contents of the display. Travel TRAVEL Leisure LEISURE Every time the button is pressed, the display changes Jazz Music JAZZ in the following order:...
  • Page 17: Using The Cassette

    Using the cassette Playing a cassette tape Radio recording tip To temporarily pause the recording, press TAPE REC Press TAPE mode (TAPE mode) button to TAPE. (TAPE rec) button. Press FWD PLAY 6 (6) or RVS PLAY ) button to resume recording. Press the area marked [push open] to open the cassette tape door.
  • Page 18: Using An External Equipment

    Using an external equipment Using the cassette Program recording from a CD/MP3-CD/ You can connect an external equipment such as a CD WMA-CD/USB device player, a cassette deck, and etc. to this unit and use it as an extra source. Desired CD tracks/MP3 fi les/WMA fi les can be programmed in the desired sequence and recorded Connecting an external equipment...
  • Page 19: Sleep Timer Operation

    Sleep timer operation Sleep timer ON/OFF If the sleep timer turns on, the system will switch to the standby mode after the current setting time has expired. Press TIMER ON/OFF button. The sleep timer turns on and “SLEEP” icon appears. If the sleep timer has been on, it is canceled.
  • Page 20: 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 USB operation “NO USB” is displayed. The microcomputer may malfunction (unit cannot be \ Insert the USB device properly. operated, or shows an erroneous display) if the power cord is unplugged while the power is ON, or due to Cannot play.
  • Page 23: Specifi Cations

    Tuning frequency range ...............531 kHz ~ 1,602 kHz Notes: CD player section • Kenwood follows a policy of continuous advancements in Laser ..............Semiconductor laser development. For this reason specifi cations may be changed Over sampling ............8 fs (352.8 kHz) without notice.
  • Page 24 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.