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COMPACT Hi-Fi COMPONENT SYSTEM
K-525

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
© B60-5832-08/00 (E/X)

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    COMPACT Hi-Fi COMPONENT SYSTEM K-525 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 © B60-5832-08/00 (E/X)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Listening to Radio Broadcasting .... 28 Listening to Radio Broadcasting .......28 Presetting stations automatically (AUTO MEMORY) ..........29 Presetting stations manually (Manual Preset) ...........30 Radio Data System .............30 PS (Program Service Name) Display....30 Searching for a desired program type (PTY search) ............31 K-525 English...
  • Page 3: Ensure Safe Operation

    Location: Back panel a fi re or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind Notes: on the product. Item 7 is not required except for grounded or polarized equipment. K-525 English...
  • Page 4: Accessories

    Proper recycling and waste disposal will help conserve resources whilst preventing detrimental effects on our health and the environment. Notice: The sign "Pb" below the symbol for batteries indicates that this battery contains lead. K-525 English...
  • Page 5: Installation

    Since antenna installation necessitates skill and experience, always Caution for outdoor antenna installation consult your dealer before installation. The antenna should be placed at a distance from the power distribution wires. Otherwise, an electric shock accident may occur if the antenna falls down. K-525 English...
  • Page 6 • Connect every connection cord fi rmly. Incomplete insertion may cause loss of audio output or generation of noise. terminal on the rear of this unit. • When a Kenwood digital audio player with digital audio link compatibility is connected using the...
  • Page 7: Component Names And Functions

    Connect the unit to a mains outlet using the increases the volume level and pressing B provided power cord. the microcomputer. This status is referred to as the decreases it. standby mode. In this state, the system can be switched OFF from the remote control unit. K-525 English...
  • Page 8 Press to select the TUNER source. ● Repeats playback. 0 CLEAR/PTY ● Press to select the AUX input. ● Press to clear a program. D-IN (DIGITAL IN) ● Performs PTY search. ● Press to select the DIGITAL IN input. K-525 English...
  • Page 9: Basic Operation

    . When the disc is loaded, " " lights and • Press and hold the button to vary the volume level playback starts automatically. ■ To stop playback of CD/USB/D.AUDIO... at a high speed. Press [F] during playback. K-525 English...
  • Page 10: Playing A Cd Or Audio Fi Le Disc

    Repeat playback Repeat playback (Playing music a single track/ fi le. of all tracks/ fi les. is cancelled. selection. repeatedly) ■ To cancel the folder play mode... Stop playback and press [P.MODE] to select the normal play mode. K-525 English...
  • Page 11: Program Playback

    Music in a CD or audio fi le disc can be played in the Select the folder with [G]/[H] • For the Kenwood digital audio players models that can be order programmed by the user. or [Numeric] buttons, and press connected to this unit, see “Handling of D.AUDIO”...
  • Page 12: Playing An Ipod/Iphone

    (page 10). repeatedly) • Keep the iPod/iPhone on a straight position while connecting/disconnecting it. • Be sure to read the instruction manuals provided with your iPod/iPhone. • Update the software of your iPod/iPhone to the latest version before use. K-525 English...
  • Page 13: Playing A Usb Device

    • Playback does not start if there is no playable fi le in the normal play mode. USB device. • When a digital HDD audio player is connected, the characteristics of the HDD system may cause the sound to be interrupted when playback is resumed after pause. K-525 English...
  • Page 14: Program Playback

    "Adjusting the input level" • Adjusting the input level also varies the input level of (page 27). the signal from the external components connected to the [AUX IN] and [D.AUDIO IN] connectors. K-525 English...
  • Page 15: Listening To Radio Broadcasting

    Press [+10] twice and [7] once. "TUNED" lights up when a station is tuned. "ST. " lights up when stereo broadcasting is tuned. • A broadcast station that cannot be preset with AUTO MEMORY should be set with Manual preset (page 30). K-525 English...
  • Page 16: Presetting Stations Manually (Manual Preset)

    "NO PROGRAM" blinks, then after several seconds the display returns to the original display. Information Info Press [ENTER]. Sport Sport The radio station is preset in memory. Education Educate • To preset other stations, repeat steps 1 to 4 for each Drama Drama of them. K-525 English...
  • Page 17: Sound Adjustments

    • It is not possible to adjust the tone (BASS/TREBLE), DTS Surround Sensation ( ) and D-BASS simultaneously. • The DTS Surround Sensation ( ) eff ect is cancelled when headphones are connected. Disconnecting the headphones resumes the previous eff ect. K-525 English...
  • Page 18: System Setup

    The sleep timer cannot be set when the system status is When the setting completes, the unit exits the one of the following: setup mode automatically. • In standby mode • During power OFF processing • During clock/program timer setting K-525 English...
  • Page 19: Setting The Program Timer (Timer Set)

    Programs 1 and 2 are Display when program 1 is selected. (page 34). Not lit Timer is OFF. • Be sure to set the timer with this unit ON. K-525 English...
  • Page 20: Setting The Display Saver (Disp. Saver)

    DIGITAL IN, the volume level is 0 and no button has pressed. been pressed for 30 minutes. • When the input source is CD or USB, the CD player or USB device is in stop mode and no button has been pressed for 30 minutes. K-525 English...
  • Page 21: Switching The Display Information

    • Do not connect a component other than a USB flash memory or a USB mass Playback Stop play mode random play mode storage class compatible digital audio player to the [USB] terminal. Kenwood will not assume any liabilities for the malfunction, damage or loss of data Elapsed time of Elapsed time of File title*...
  • Page 22: Playable Audio Fi Les

    44.1 kHz/ 48 kHz F4_2.mp3 Bit rate: 32 kbps ~ 320 kbps • Files created using the Apple lossless encoder cannot be played back. F5_1.mp3 Disc formats F5_2.mp3 ISO 9660 Level 1 ISO 9660 Level 2 F6_1.mp3 Joliet Romeo F6_2.mp3 F6_3.mp3 K-525 English...
  • Page 23: Handling Of Cd

    • Do not use any disc accessory (stabilizer, protective sheet, • iPod nano (5th generation) 2 Press [CDE] and confi rm that "NO DISC" is protection ring, etc.). • The Kenwood digital audio player is not provided with this • iPod nano (4th generation) displayed. system.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    Symptom Remedy See page • Set the On time and Off timer of program timer. Kenwood digital audio player cannot • Connect it using the special connection cable (optional). Tuner Section be controlled from the main unit or • Check if a compatible model is connected.
  • Page 25: Glossary

    CD. In general, higher sampling frequencies offer higher audio quality. Information written in audio file, including the title name, artist name, album name and TAG information genre. Figure expressing the amount of information per second. A higher bit rates offer higher Bit rate audio quality. K-525 English...
  • Page 26: Care And Storage

    Other system names and product names are generally Maximum input ……………………………………… 30 W trademarks or registered trademarks of their developers. However, note that the text in this manual does not use the TM and ® markings to them. K-525 English...
  • Page 27 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.