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Kenwood FM MODULATOR SYSTEM KCA-R70FM Instruction Manual

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KCA-R70FM
FM MODULATOR SYSTEM

INSTRUCTION MANUAL

SYSTEME A MODULATION DE FM
MODE D'EMPLOI
SISTEMA DE MODULADOR FM
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
Take the time to read through this instruction manual.
Familiarity with installation and operation procedures will help you
obtain the best performance from your FM modulator system.
For your records
Record the serial number, found on the back of the unit, in the spaces desig-
nated on the warranty card, and in the space provided below. Refer to the
model and serial numbers whenever you call upon your KENWOOD dealer for
information or service on the product.
Model KCA-R70FM Serial number
©PRINTED IN JAPAN B64-2432-00/00 (K)(+)
'03/12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 '02/12 11 10 9 8 7 6

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    Record the serial number, found on the back of the unit, in the spaces desig- nated on the warranty card, and in the space provided below. Refer to the model and serial numbers whenever you call upon your KENWOOD dealer for information or service on the product.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before use Safety Precautions ...3 General features Power...5 Switching Modes ...5 Sirius satellite radio tuner features Selecting Sirius Mode ...6 Switching Seek Mode...6 Selecting the Preset Band ...6 Channel Preset Memory ...7 Preset Tuning ...7 Channel Scan ...7 Channel Search ...7 Direct Access Tuning ...8 Switching Display...8 Disc control features...
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    • If you smell or see smoke, turn the power off immediately and consult your Kenwood dealer. • Do not touch the liquid crystal fluid if the LCD is damaged or broken due to shock. The liquid crystal fluid may be dangerous to your health or even fatal.
  • Page 4 Safety Precautions FCC WARNING This equipment may generate or use radio frequency energy. Changes or modifications to this equipment may cause harmful interference unless the modifications are expressly approved in the instruction manual. The user could lose the authority to operate this equipment if an unauthorized change or modification is made.
  • Page 5: General Features

    General features Set the car radio FM station to 88.3 MHz. See Page 13 for more information on changing the transmission frequency. Power Turning ON the Power Press the [SRC] button. Turning OFF the Power Press the [SRC] button for at least 1 seconds. The FM modulator is turned OFF and the radio can be heard.
  • Page 6: Sirius Satellite Radio Tuner Features

    Sirius satellite radio tuner features ¢ SRCH SEEK # 1-6 Preset station number Band display SCAN indicator Selecting Sirius Mode Press the [SRC] button. Select the "SIRIUS" display. • You need to subscribe to SIRIUS to receive the service by Sirius Satellite Radio.
  • Page 7: Channel Preset Memory

    Channel Preset Memory Putting the channel in the memory. Select the preset band Press the [u] button. Select the channel to put in the memory Press the [4] or [¢] button. Put the channel in the memory Press the [#1] — [#6] button for at least 2 seconds. The preset number display blinks 1 time.
  • Page 8: Direct Access Tuning

    Sirius satellite radio tuner features Direct Access Tuning (Function of remote) Entering the channel and tuning. Enter Direct Access Tuning mode Press the [DIRECT] button on the remote. Enter the channel number Press the number buttons. Do Channel Search Press the [4] or [¢] button. Canceling Direct Access Tuning Press the [DIRECT] button on the remote.
  • Page 9: Disc Control Features

    Disc control features ¢ SCN RDM REP Track number Disc number Indicator Playing Disc Play: Press the [SRC] button. Select the "CHANGER"/"CHANGER-1"/ "CHANGER-2" display. Stop the play: Press the [SRC] button for at least 1 second. The FM modulator is turned OFF and the radio can be heard. Pause and play: Press the [ Each time the button is pressed it pauses and plays.
  • Page 10: Disc Search

    Disc control features Disc Search Selecting the disc set in the Disc changer. Press the [u] or [d] button. Direct Track Search (Function of remote) Doing Track Search by entering the track number. Enter the track number Press the number buttons on the remote. Do Track Search Press the [T.UP] or [T.DOWN] button.
  • Page 11: Magazine Random Play

    Magazine Random Play (Function of disc changer) Play the songs on all the discs in the disc changer in random order. Press the [M.RDM] button. Each time the button is pressed the Magazine Random Play turns ON or OFF. When it's ON, the "RDM" indicator is ON and the track and disc number blink.
  • Page 12: Menu System

    Menu system MENU ¢ Menu System The Menu system basic operation method is explained here. The reference for the Menu items and their setting content is after this operation explanation. Enter Menu mode Press the [MENU] button for at least 1 second. "MENU"...
  • Page 13: Changing The Transmission Frequency

    Changing the Transmission Frequency Select the frequency. Display Value "T-FREQ 87.7" 87.7 MHz "T-FREQ 87.9" 87.9 MHz "T-FREQ 88.1" 88.1 MHz "T-FREQ 88.3" 88.3 MHz (Initial setting) "T-FREQ 88.5" 88.5 MHz "T-FREQ 88.7" 88.7 MHz "T-FREQ 88.9" 88.9 MHz "T-FREQ 89.1" 89.1 MHz "T-FREQ 89.3"...
  • Page 14: Sirius Id (Esn)

    Menu system Sirius ID (ESN) <When the KTC-SR901 is connected> Sirius ID (Electronic Serial Number) is displayed. — 14 —...
  • Page 15: Basic Operations Of Remote

    Basic Operations of remote button D.UP button D.DOWN SEARCH button T. DOWN button T.DOWN T.UP D.REPEAT D.REPEAT button SCAN M.RDM SCAN button DIRECT REMOTE CONTROL UNIT RC-513 Loading and Replacing the battery Use two "AAA" batteries. Slide the cover while pressing downwards to remove it as illustrated.
  • Page 16 Basic Operations of remote In Sirius source [+] buttons Select the band. Each time the [+] button is pressed it switches between the SR1, SR2, SR3, and SR4 bands. [T.UP]/ [T.DOWN] buttons Tune up or down the channels. Number buttons Press buttons [#1] —...
  • Page 17: Accessories

    Accessories External view ...2 ...1 ...1 The use of any accessories except for those provided might result in damage to the unit. Make sure only to use the accessories shipped with the unit, as shown above. Installation Procedure 1. To prevent a short circuit, remove the key from the ignition and Number of items disconnect the - battery.
  • Page 18: Connecting Wires To Terminals

    Connecting Wires to Terminals Display unit Control output Control input FM modulator unit 2WARNING To prevent fire when the ignition wire (Red) or battery wire (Yellow) is short-circuited by coming into contact with the vehicle chassis (ground), only connect the power supply after making the fuse box connections.
  • Page 19 ■ If you want to connect disc changers released in 1997 or earlier Display unit Control output Control input FM modulator unit ]“N” OFF ON "TO HU" PROTOCOL SWITCH SWITCH KCA-S210A "TO CHANGER1" • Set the PROTOCOL selection switch to the "N" position. •...
  • Page 20: Installation

    Installation ■ Installation of Display unit • Installation without using the trim mount plate Attach one strip of Velcro to the Display unit slanted-line of the the display units as shown to the left, and attach the other strip of Velcro to the parts where you wish to attach the display units.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting Guide What might seem to be a malfunction in your unit may just be the result of slight misoperation or miswiring. Before calling service, first check the following table for possible problems. General The power does not turn ON.01 ✔...
  • Page 22 Troubleshooting Guide Disc source CD/MD play does not start.52 ✔ CD/MD auto-changer input is not connected to the unit. ☞ Connect the CD/MD auto-changer input to the unit. ✔ Power button is not turned ON.53 ☞ Turn the power button ON. ✔...
  • Page 23 MP3 source Cannot play an MP3.67 ✔ The disc format is not accepted in the unit connected. ☞ Refer to the instruction manual of the disc changer (slave unit) for creation of compatible formats. ✔ The MP3 has no or invalid track name extension.68 ☞...
  • Page 24 Troubleshooting Guide The messages shown below display your systems condition. EJECT: No disc magazine has been loaded in the changer. The disc magazine is not completely loaded. ➪ Load the disc magazine properly. NO DISC: No disc has been loaded in the disc magazine. ➪...
  • Page 25: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications subject to change without notice. Modulating Frequency (200KHz STEP) ...87.7, 87.9, 88.1, 88.3, General Operating Voltage...14.4 V (11 ~ 16 V) Current consumption ...1.4 A Operating Temperature ...–10 ~ 50 °C Size (W × H × D) Remote Controller ...43 × 135 × 22 mm (1-11/16 ×...
  • Page 26 Kenwood Music Keg connection note If you are using the KCA-R70FM and a Kenwood Music Keg with a head unit that has an Aux (preamp) Input, you can connect the Music Keg’s preamp outputs directly to the head unit’s Aux Inputs and use the KCA-R70FM to control the Music Keg without using the FM modula- tor for the audio signal.
  • Page 27 KCA-R70FM Instruction Manual Addendum: Sirius Satellite Radio tuner features Listening to Radio Stations Select the Sirius mode: Press the [SRC] button until the display reads “SIRIUS” Selecting a Category: Press the [SRCH ( ( >/ll)] button Press the [ ] button to move to the next category Press the [ ] button to move to the previous category Selecting a Channel: Press the [>>l] button to skip to the next channel...