Caution: Proper Ventilation
To avoid risk of electric shock and fire, and to prevent
damage, locate the apparatus as follows:
No obstructions and open spacing.
2 Sides/ Top/ Back:
No obstructions should be placed in the areas shown
by the dimensions below.
Place on the level surface. Maintain an adequate
air path for ventilation by placing on a stand with a
height of 10 cm (3 15/16") or more.
Attention: Aération correcte
Pour prévenir tout risque de décharge électrique
Thank you for purchasing a JVC product.
ou d'incendie et éviter toute détérioration, installez
Before operation, please read the instructions
l'appareil de la manière suivante:
Bien dégagé de tout objet.
Assurez-vous que rien ne bloque les espaces
indiqués sur le schéma ci-dessous.
Posez l'appareil sur une surface plane et horizontale.
Veillez à ce que sa ventilation correcte puisse se
faire en le plaçant sur un support d'au moins dix
centimètres de hauteur.
©2012 JVC KENWOOD Corporation
For customer use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which
are located either on the rear, bottom or side of
the cabinet. Retain this information for future
Auto power save function
If no operation is performed for 30 minutes
in the following situations, the unit turns off
However, this function does not work in the
CD or USB is selected, and playback is stopped.
A microphone or guitar is connected.
iPod is selected, and iPod is not connected.
The volume level is set to MIN or Muting is
Before the unit turns off, "APS" blinks on the
Connecting the power cord
• The power can also be supplied through the batteries (see the instruction
• A small amount of power is always consumed even while on standby.
• Only use JVC power cord provided for this unit to avoid malfunction or
damage to the unit.
• Remove all the batteries when using the power cord.
• Be sure to unplug the power cord from the outlet when going out or when
the unit is not in use for an extended period of time.
Unplug the AC power cord from the unit to supply the power through the
batteries in the battery compartment; otherwise, the unit does not work.
Match the polarities (+ and –) of the batteries.
• The power will not be supplied through the batteries when the power is
supplied through the AC outlet on the unit.
• The battery is consumed more quickly than usual when operating the
unit continuously or operating it in a cold place.
• When the power is supplied using the batteries, the display will be blank
when the unit is turned off (at standby).
• When the power is supplied using the batteries, the unit is turned on by
To avoid battery leakage or explosion, handle batteries properly.
• If you are not going to use this unit for a month or more, remove the
batteries from the battery compartment.
• Dispose of batteries in the proper manner, according to federal, state,
and local regulations.
• Do not mix with batteries of different types or with new and old ones.
• Do not attempt to charge any batteries other than rechargeable ones.
• Discard leaky batteries immediately. Battery leakage can cause skin
(Not supplied for North American model.)
burns or other personal injuries.
• If chemicals leak onto the unit, clean the unit completely.
• If the range or effectiveness of the remote control decreases, replace the
• This unit can recognize up to a total of 511 tracks
In this manual, "iPod" means iPod, iPod
and folders on a disc, and 65536 files in up to 200
touch and iPhone device. When iPod touch
groups (maximum 500 files in a single group) on a
or iPhone device is especially refered to,
"iPod touch" or "iPhone" is used.
• The reflection factor of CD-RW is lower than that of
In this manual, "file" and "track" are used
other CDs, possibly causing CD-RW to take longer
time to read.
Important for USB mass storage class
CDs with one of the marks below on
• USB Memory and DAPs compatible with the USB
mass storage class specifications are connectable.
• Always set the volume to the minimum level when
connecting or disconnecting a USB device.
• When connecting with a USB cable, use the USB 2.0
Files in audio CD format, MP3/WMA
cable less than 1 m (3.28 ft) in length.
files on a finalized CD-R or CD-RW.
• You cannot connect a computer to the USB
MP3/WMA files in a USB device can also
MEMORY terminal of the unit.
• Do not use a USB hub.
• When the power is supplied through the AC outlet
• MP3/WMA discs require a longer readout time
and USB is selected as the source, the USB device
than regular CDs. (It depends on the complexity
is charged through the USB MEMORY terminal,
of the folder/file configuration.)
however some USB devices may not be charged.
• Some MP3/WMA files cannot be played back and
• Deactivate the security function of the USB mass
will be skipped. This results from their recording
storage class device before connecting.
processes and conditions.
For playing back:
• When making MP3/WMA discs, use ISO 9660
• When connecting a USB device, refer also to its
Level 1 for the disc format.
• This unit can play back MP3/WMA files with the
• You can play back MP3/WMA files on a USB device
extension code <.mp3> or <.wma> (regardless of
(maximum data transfer rate: 2 Mbps). This unit may
the letter case–upper/lower).
not play back some files even though their formats
• This system can play back MP3/WMA recorded at
are listed above.
the following sampling frequency and bitrate.
• The playing order of MP3/WMA files
32 – 320 kbps
– in groups depends on in creation order. In a
48 – 192 kbps
group, tracks are played in recording order.
32 / 44.1 / 48 kHz
– may differ depending on the recording
• This unit cannot play "packet write" discs.
– may change if you change the folder name or
• This unit cannot show the Tag data of MP3/WMA.
• While playing back a file in a USB device, do
• If a CD-RW has been recorded in a different
format, erase all data on the CD-RW completely
not disconnect the USB device. It may cause
before recording on it.
malfunction of both this unit and the device.
• This unit is compatible with USB 2.0 Full Speed.
• You cannot play back a file larger than 2 Gigabytes.
To get the best performance of the unit, keep
your discs and mechanism clean.
• Remove the disc from its case by holding it
at the edge while pressing the center hole
• Do not touch the shiny surface of the disc, or
bend the disc.
• Put the disc back in its case after use.
• Be careful not to scratch the surface of the
disc when placing it back in its case.
• Avoid exposure to direct sunlight,
temperature extremes, and moisture.
• Wipe the disc with a soft cloth in a straight
line from center to edge.
Cleaning the unit
• Stains should be wiped off with a soft cloth. If
the unit is heavily stained, wipe it with a cloth
soaked in water-diluted neutral detergent
and wrung well, then wipe clean with a dry
• Since the unit may deteriorate in quality,
become damaged or get its paint peeled off,
be careful about the following:
– DO NOT wipe it hard.
– DO NOT wipe it with thinner or benzine.
– DO NOT apply any volatile substance such
as insecticides to it.
– DO NOT allow any rubber or plastic to
or source buttons on the main unit.
remain in contact for a long time.
Cleaning the CD pickup lens
• Keep the CD pickup lens clean, or the sound
may be degraded. Use a blower (available at a
camera store, etc.) to blow dust off the lens.
• It is recommended to use the USB mass storage
Important for iPod devices
class device of 4 Gigabytes or less storage
• Compatible iPod:
• When playing a file of a large transfer rate, sounds
may be dropped during playback.
iPod nano (6th generation)
• This unit cannot recognize a USB mass storage
iPod nano (5th generation)
class device whose rating exceeds 5V/500 mA.
iPod nano (4th generation)
• If your USB device is partitioned, only the first
iPod nano (3rd generation)
partition is recognized.
iPod nano (2nd generation)
• You cannot send any data to your USB device from
iPod touch (4th generation)
• Some USB devices may not be recognized or may
iPod touch (3rd generation)
not work properly.
• Some DAPs are not compatible with the unit.
iPod touch (2nd generation)
• Copyrighted tracks (WMA-DRM tracks) cannot be
played back on the unit.
• Coded or encrypted tracks in a special method
iPod video (5th generation)
cannot be played on the unit.
iPod photo (4th generation)
• Electrostatic shock at connecting a USB device
iPod (4th generation)
may cause abnormal playback of the device. In
iPod mini (2nd generation)
this case, disconnect the USB device then reset
this unit and the USB device.
• JVC bears no responsibility for any loss of data in
the USB mass storage class device while using this
*¹ Only for still picture
*² Viewable only on the screen of iPod
• Sound distortion may occur when playing back
audio sources with high recording levels. When
Microsoft and Windows Media are either
distortion occurs, it is recommended to turn
registered trademarks or trademarks of
off the equalizer of iPod. For information on
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/
operating iPod, see the iPod instruction manual.
or other countries.
If iPod does not play correctly, update iPod
software to the latest version.
1 Timer indicators
2 SLEEP indicator
3 CLOCK indicator
4 iPod indicator
5 FM mode indicators
MP3/WMA groups and tracks are not played
back as you expect.
\ Playing order is determined when the groups
If you are having a problem with your unit, check this
list for a possible solution before calling for service.
and tracks were recorded. It depends on the
The disc/USB device sound is discontinuous.
\ The disc is scratched or dirty.
Power does not come on.
\ No power is supplied. Check the power cord
\ MP3/WMA files have not been properly copied
connection or change the batteries.
onto the USB device.
The unit turns off automatically.
Sounds from USB device are interrupted.
\ Auto power save function works.
\ Noise and static electricity may stop the sound.
In this case, disconnect and connect the USB
Adjustments or settings are suddenly canceled
device again after turning off the unit.
before you finish.
\ There is a time limit. Repeat the procedure again.
Unable to operate the unit or the unit does not
iPod does not play, but "CONNECT" appears on
\ The built-in microprocessor may malfunction due
\ The iPod battery is low or exhausted. Charge the
to external electrical interference.
Unplug the power cord, then plug it back in.
\ Batteries are exhausted. Change the batteries.
Unable to operate the unit from the remote
Hard to listen to broadcasts because of noise.
\ The FM antenna is not properly extended and
\ The path between the remote control and the
remote sensor on the unit is blocked.
\ Electrostatic discharge from your body may
\ The batteries are exhausted.
cause noise. If this happens, turn off and on the
No sound is heard.
\ Headphones are connected.
While the power is supplied using the batteries,
sound from the speakers is distorted or too quiet.
Daily Timer does not work.
\ Batteries are exhausted. Change the batteries.
\ The unit has been turned on when the on-time
comes. Timer starts working only when the unit
Disc/USB Mass Storage Class Device
is turned off.
The disc/USB device does not play.
\ The disc is placed upside down. Place the disc with
the label side up.
\ The disc is recorded with the "packet writing (UDF
file unit). " It cannot be played. Check the files you
want to play back.
\ The USB device is not connected properly.
• VIDEO OUT
FM tuning range:
87.50 MHz –
• Full range:
8 cm (3 3/16") cone
• Super woofer:
13 cm (5 1/8") cone
• USB MEMORY:
• Compatible device:
Mass storage class
• Compatible system:
• Output power:
DC 5 V
• Dock for iPod:
DC 5 V
• AUDIO IN:
Input Sensitivity /
• LEVEL 1: 500 mV /
Impedance (1 kHz)
• LEVEL 2: 250 mV /
• LEVEL 3: 125 mV /
6 Repeat indicators
• MIC: 200 Ω - 2 kΩ
7 Main display
8 PRGM (program)
* Not provided for North American model.
• GUITAR: 100 kΩ - 1
Design and speciﬁ cations are subject to
9 RANDOM indicator
change without notice.
0 Frequency unit
• DC IN:
DC 12 V, 2 A
CARRYING THIS UNIT
Using the carrying handles
Be sure to hold both handles when you carry the unit.
If you carry the unit by only one handle, because of the length of the unit, the other end may
drag on the ground and be damaged as a result.
Do not insert any foreign objects into them which are below the speakers.
• Remove a disc, USB device or iPod from the unit.
• Disconnect all the cords from the unit.
• The unit is not waterproof or dust proof.
Using the shoulder belt
Attach the supplied shoulder belt (adjustable in length) to each end of the unit as illustrated.
* Supplied for this unit.
"Made for iPod" and "Made for iPhone" mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to
connect specifically to iPod or iPhone, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to
meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its
compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with
iPod or iPhone may affect wireless performance.
iPhone, iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the
U.S. and other countries.
32 Ω - 1 kΩ
15 mW / ch output into
For North American
AC 120 V
, 60 Hz
For European model
AC 230 V
, 50 Hz
For Australian model
AC 240 V
, 50 Hz
DC 15 V (R20 (SUM-1)/D
(13D)-size batteries x 10)
External DC 12 V
When using an AC outlet
28 W (at operation)
Less than 1.00 W (on
When using DC IN
2 A (power on mode)
666 mm (26 1/4") x 231
mm (9 1/8") x 240 mm (9
Approx. 6.8 kg (15.0 lbs)
stored in the battery
Power cord x 1
Remote control x 1
Shoulder belt x 1
Buckle x 2
Stopper x 2
Batteries* (for the remote
control) x 2