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Troubleshooting; Amplifi Er/Speaker Section; Tuner Section; Usb/Ipod/Iphone Section - Kenwood K-525 Instruction Manual

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Troubleshooting

A trouble with the system does not always mean the failure. Before calling for service, check the following table
according to the symptom of trouble.
Amplifi er/Speaker Section
Symptom
• Reconnect the cords properly.
• Increase the volume level.
No sound output.
• Cancel muting.
• If headphones are plugged in, unplug them.
The [STANDBY/TIMER] flashes red
• An internal fault may be produced. Turn the system OFF, unplug
and no sound is output.
the power cord and call for service.
• Check if headphone plug is inserted properly.
No sound from headphones.
• Increase the volume level.
• Cancel muting.
The time of the day is not displayed.
• Set the time of the day.
Turn the system OFF automatically.
• Set the A.P.S. mode to ON.
• Set the time of the day ([STANDBY/TIMER] indicator is flashing
Timer cannot be activated.
in orange).
• Set the On time and Off timer of program timer.

Tuner Section

Symptom
• Connect the antenna(s).
Radio stations cannot be tuned.
• Select the correct tuning mode.
• Tune into the frequency of the desired station.
• Install the outdoor antenna away from the road.
Noise interferes with reception.
• Turn OFF the electric appliances installed near this system.
• Install the system away from a TV set.
• Preset radio stations with AUTO MEMORY again.
Preset stations cannot be called.
• Preset stations with receivable frequencies manually.

USB/iPod/iPhone Section

Symptom
• Insert the iPod/iPhone properly.
Sound is not output even when
• Insert the USB flash memory properly.
a USB flash memory or USB mass
• Connect the USB cable properly.
storage class compatible audio
• Check if the USB mass storage class compatible digital audio
player/iPod and iPhone is connected.
player is turned ON.
K-525
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Remedy
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Remedy
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CD Section

Symptom
• Place the CD properly with the label side up.
Loaded CD cannot be played back.
• Clean the disc.
• Wait until the condensation on the disc surface evaporates.
• Press [CDE].
CD audio is not output.
• Clean the disc.
• Playback is impossible if the audio file is destroyed.
CD sound skips.
• Check if the audio file is playable with this system.
• Playback is impossible if the audio file is destroyed.
An audio file cannot be played.
• Check if the audio file is playable with this system.
• The time until playback may become long if there are large
Playback takes time before starting.
number of folders and/or files.
The TAG information is displayed improperly. • Confirm the TAG information that can be displayed on this unit.

Component connected to D.AUDIO IN connector

Symptom
Kenwood digital audio player cannot
• Connect it using the special connection cable (optional).
be controlled from the main unit or
• Check if a compatible model is connected.

remote control unit.

Remote Control Unit
Symptom
• Replace the batteries with new ones.
Remote control is unavailable.
• Use the remote control unit within the controllable distance.

Resetting the system

Symptom
The system may malfunction due to unplugged and plugging of a cable while
the system is ON or to an extraneous cause. In this case, reset the system with the
following steps. Resetting the microcomputer results in erasing the setups of the
system and returns it to the factory shipped condition.
The system malfunctions (resulting
1 Unplug the power plug from the mains outlet.
in inoperability of the system,
2 While pressing and holding [K] on the main unit, unplug the power cord and
erroneous display, etc.).
plug it again.
"INITIALIZE" is displayed. This unit is reset.
Remedy
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Remedy
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Remedy
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Check Points & Remedy
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