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Kenwood HM-382MD Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. Europe and U.K..AC 230 V only Australia ... AC 240 V only For the United Kingdom Factory fitted moulded mains plug 1. The mains plug contains a fuse. For replacement, use only a 13-Amp ASTA-approved (BS1362) fuse.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preparation section Before applying power ... 2 Safety precautions ... 2 Special features ... 4 In regard to demonstration ... 4 Accessories ... 5 System connection... 6 Connection of the System Accessories ... 6 Connection of Other Accessories (Commercially Available Parts) ... 8 Controls and indicators ...
  • Page 4: Special Features

    Special features CD = MD high-speed (2x-speed) dubbing A convenient feature enabling dubbing from CD to MD with simple operation and short period. (Applicable only to CD all-track recording) CD text information display When discs conforming to CD-TEXT are played with this unit, the text information recorded on the CD (disc name or titles) is displayed automatically.
  • Page 5: Accessories

    Unpacking Unpack the unit carefully and make sure that all accessories are put aside so they will not be lost. Examine the unit for any possibility of shipping damage. If your unit is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately. If your unit was shipped to you directly, notify the shipping company without delay.
  • Page 6: System Connection

    System connection Connection of the System Accessories This figure shows the method of connection be- tween the main unit and provided accessories. AM loop antenna The supplied antenna is for indoor use. Place it as far as pos- sible from the main system, TV set, speaker cords and power cord, and set it to a direction which provides the best recep- tion.
  • Page 7 CAUTION Be sure to adhere followings. Or proper venti- lation will be blocked causing damage or fire hazard. ÷ Do not place any objects impairing heat ra- diation onto the top of unit. ÷ Leave a space around the unit (from the larg- est outside dimension including projection) equal or greater than, shown below.
  • Page 8: Connection Of Other Accessories

    Connection of Other Accessories CAUTION Note on Connection Connect the components as shown in the diagram. Only plug the power cord into a power outlet once connections are completed. Audio cord Audio output VCR, Analog turntable with built-in RIAA equalizer (optional P-110), etc. 1.In case an associated system component is connected, also read the instruction manual of the component.
  • Page 9: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and indicators Display ( The displays given in this manual are approximations only. They may differ from what actually appears on the display.) 1 Indication related to CD/MD 2 MUTE indicator 3 SLEEP indicator 4 RDS indicator (except for some areas) 5 Auto Power Save indicator 6 Selected selector indicator 7 O.T.E.
  • Page 10: Main Unit

    This unit incorporates the one-touch operation function for the user's convenience. With this function, pressing any key enclosed in immediately start playback (or reception). AUTO REVERSE CASSETTE DECK ¢ sound menu volume/ multi control HM-382MD MD rec TAPE rec TUNER/band TAPE STOP COMPACT COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO...
  • Page 11 1 Display 2 sound key Used for switching the EX.BASS play and LOUDNESS play. 3 AUX key Press to listen to the input source connected to AUX (analog external). 4 TAPE0 key Press to open or close the cassette holder. 5 Standby / timer indicator Light in standby mode of power.
  • Page 12: Operation Of Remote Control Unit

    Operation of remote control unit The keys on the remote control unit with the same names as on the main unit have the same function as the keys on the main unit. TIME DISPLAY CLEAR /SPACE /CHARAC. /DELETE P.CALL ENTER TAPE EQ.
  • Page 13 9 Basic operation keys 4P.CALL¢ keys During CD or MD operation: Press to skip tracks in the forward or backward direction. These keys are used in MD editing, input character selection. During TAPE operation : Press to select a preset station. Press during TAPE operation to fast forward or fast reverse the tape.
  • Page 14: Basic Use Method

    Basic use method Bass and treble compensation The system is switched ON and STANDBY Muting the sound temporarily Example: To select the CD input volume/ multi control down The volume The volume decreases increases Bass and treble compensation Listening through headphones 1.
  • Page 15 Listening through headphones Insert the headphone plug into the “phones” jack. phones ÷ Headphones with a stereo mini plug can be con- nected. ÷ The sounds from all speakers are cut off. Muting the sound temporarily (Remote control unit only) MUTE ÷...
  • Page 16: Playback Of Cd

    Playback of CD Skipping tracks To fast forward and backward Playback from desired track Start playback/ To pause playback In regard to CD-TEXT When discs conforming to CD-TEXT are played with this unit, the text information recorded on the CD (disc name or titles) is displayed automatically.¡...
  • Page 17 ÷ Be sure to place a disc horizontally. Placing it with an inclination will result in malfunction. Displayed when a disc is loaded. KENWOOD ÷ Titles are displayed for discs conforming to CD-TEXT. ÷ After a few seconds, play starts from track No.1.
  • Page 18: Playback Of Mini Disc

    Playback of Mini Disc Skipping tracks To fast forward and backward Playback from desired track Start playback/ To stop playback To pause playback In the direction of the arrow When a disc is placed into the MD recorder in advance, the unit will be switched on automatically by press- ing the MD 6 key, and playback will start.
  • Page 19 ÷ Playback starts from the position where the key is released. To stop playback STOP The display changes. MD READING D KENWOOD Elapsed time of track being played Track No. being played Displayed when an MD is loaded D JAZZ...
  • Page 20: Searching A Desired Track By Its Title (Title Search)

    “••••••” are displayed. ÷ Track selection is possible with the 4 or ¢ key of the main unit. To larger track No. Playback of Mini Disc Goes off 0:00 TITLE 02 KENWOO Blinks Track title 0:12 D KENWOOD...
  • Page 21 In regard to the DISPLAY/CHARAC. key DISPLAY /CHARAC. With a CD-TEXT or MD disc Pressing the key during stop scrolls the disc title. During simultaneous MD/Tape recording Each press switches the information. 1 Available recording time of MD 22:2 R 2 Tape counter display.
  • Page 22: Playback Of Tape

    Playback of tape Selection of TAPE EQ. To wind tape at high speed Start playback To stop playback TAPE Transport direction indicators TAPE If you load a tape in the cassette deck in advance while the power is off. pressing the TAPE23 key turns power on automatically and starts the tape playback.
  • Page 23 To wind tape at high speed To fast wind in direction | ¢ ÷ Press the 7STOP key to stop fast winding. Selection of TAPE equalizer (TAPE EQ.) (Remote control unit only) When playing a tape prerecorded with Noise Reduc- tion system (such as the DOLBY NR) ON, be sure to set the "TAPE EQ."...
  • Page 24: Receiving Broadcast Station

    Receiving broadcast station Up to 40 radio stations can be preset in memory. Auto/manual station switching One-by-one presetting TUNER/band ¢ TUNING When the “TUNER/band” key is pressed, the unit will automatically be switched on and reception status will be reached. Collective presetting of stations Preset call 1.
  • Page 25 One-by-one presetting (manual preset) 1 Press the ENTER key during reception. ENTER (Proceed to step 2 while “MEMORY” is lit.) 2 Select one of the preset numbers from 1 to 40. P.CALL 3 Press the ENTER key again. ENTER (Repeat steps 1,2,3 to preset other stations) Reception band indication 87.50MHz...
  • Page 26: Collective Presetting Of Stations (Auto Preset)

    Collective presetting of stations AUTO MEMORY ... For U.K. and Europe AUTO PRESET ... Other countries 1 Receive a broadcast. TUNER/band 2 Select “A.MEMORY ?” (or “AUTO PRESET”). menu set/demo Channel space setting the United Kingdom ) (Except for The space between radio channels has been set to the one that prevails in the area to which the system is shipped.
  • Page 28: Recording On Md

    ÷ If a CD or tape has already been loaded, it starts to play now. Press the 7STOP key to stop it. ÷ If the CD input is selected, the digital input is recorded automatically. Pause the recording 0:00 KENWOOD The character information display shows the recording input source. ˇ...
  • Page 29 MD rec Pause the recording Blinks 01JA54:32 The recordable time for the MD is displayed. ÷ Press the key again to resume recording. At this time, the track number is incremented by “1”. ÷ Recording can also be started by pressing the MD rec key.
  • Page 30: Recording On Tape

    Recording on TAPE Stop the recording TAPE TAPE Pause the recording 1. Load a tape in deck. 1 Press the TAPE0 key 2 Insert a tape. 3 Press the TAPE0 key ÷ Differentiation between normal (TYPE ) and high (TYPE automatically.
  • Page 31 menu volume/ multi control down set/demo Select an input source other than “TAPE” Example: To select the CD input TAPE rec Pause the recording TAPE rec ÷ Press the TAPE rec key during recording. It stops after leaving a non-recorded blank of 4 seconds. (Press the key again to resume recording.) Stop the recording STOP...
  • Page 32: Various Cd/Md Playback Features

    (P-5 has been deleted.) ÷ Each time the key is pressed, the last track in the program is cleared. Lights P-01 KENWOOD When the CD input is selected Program position of the track to be selected next. P-01 When the CD input is selected...
  • Page 33: Repeated Playback

    2 REPEAT ALL 3 Off... Repeat deactivated Lights REPEAT Various CD/MD playback features 0:00 When the MD input is selected 0:12 KENWOOD When the MD input is selected 0:00 When the MD input is selected 0:12 When the MD input is selected...
  • Page 34: Listening To An Unexpected Title Sequence (Random Playback)

    Setup for repeating selected tracks 1 Program the track sequence according to steps1 to 2 of “Listening in the desired se- quence”. 2 Select “REPEAT ALL”. REPEAT 3 Start playback CD / Listening to an unexpected title sequence As the titles each time are selected randomly, the music can be enjoyed without getting tired of it. Select the CD or MD input.
  • Page 35: Radio Data System) (Except For Some Areas)

    R.D.S. (Radio Data System) (Except for some areas) RDS is a system which transmits useful informa- tion (digital data) for FM broadcasts together with the broadcast signal. Tuners and receivers designed for RDS reception can extract the in- formation from the broadcast signal for use with various functions such as automatic display of the station name.
  • Page 36: Searching For A Desired Program Type (Pty Search)

    Searching for a desired program type By specifying the type of program (genre) you want to listen to, the tuner automatically searches for a station which is currently broad- casting a program of the specified type. Set the reception band to FM. Preset RDS stations with the auto preset function. Select the PTY search mode.
  • Page 37 Start the search. ÷ No sound is heard while “PTY” is blinking. ÷ If a program of the desired type cannot be found, “NO PROG” is displayed, then after several seconds the display returns to the original display. ÷ If a program of the desired type is found, that program is received and the program type name display changes temporarily to the station name display.
  • Page 39: Convenient Recording Methods

    Convenient Rrecording methods Selection of the recording type This unit provides the following recording fea- tures in addition to normal recording. Select the appropriate method according to the purpose of recording. Recording a CD onto an MD in short time CD = MD high-speed (2x-speed) dubbing All-track high-speed recording To record CD with a simplified method...
  • Page 40: All-Track High-Speed Recording (Cd = Md)

    All-track high-speed recording Records a CD onto an MD in a short period. Be sure to put the MD recorder and cassette deck in stop mode. Make the preparations for recording. 1 Select the CD input. 2 Ensure that "PGM", "REPEAT" and "REPEAT ALL"...
  • Page 41: One-Touch Edit Recording (Cd = Md /Cd = Tape)

    One-touch edit recording Records all tracks in a CD with a simple operation. (All-track recording) Records a single CD track being played from the beginning. (Single-track recording) Be sure to put the MD recorder and cassette deck in stop mode Make the preparations for recording.
  • Page 42: Twin Recording Onto Md And Tape (Twin Rec)

    Twin recording onto MD and tape All the tracks on a CD can be recorded simultaneously onto an MD and tape. (All-track twin recording) The current track can be recorded from the beginning simultaneously onto an MD and tape. (single- track twin recording) Be sure to put the MD recorder and cassette deck in stop mode.
  • Page 43: Program Recording (Cd = Md / Cd = Tape / Twin Rec)

    Program recording Desired CD tracks can be programmed in the desired sequence and recorded onto an MD or tape. Be sure to put the MD recorder and cassette deck in stop mode. Make the preparations for recording. 1 MD : Insert a disc into the MD recorder. TAPE : Perform steps 1 to 3 of the procedure in ”Recording on TAPE”.
  • Page 44: Program Recording (Md = Tape)

    Program recording Desired MD tracks can be programmed in the desired sequence and recorded onto a tape. Be sure to put the MD recorder and cassette deck in stop mode. Make the preparations for recording. : Insert a disc into the MD recorder. TAPE : Perform steps 1 to 3 of the procedure in ”Recording on TAPE”.
  • Page 45: Md Edit Functions

    MD Edit Functions Selecting the editing function type When a commercially available Mini Disc fabri- cated for user recording is used, various editing operations can be applied after recording. Note that editing is not possible with commercially available prerecorded Mini Disc software de- signed for playback only.
  • Page 46: Moving A Single Track (Track Move)

    Moving a single track This procedure shows you how to select and move (insert) a track to the track number you desire. The surrounding tracks are renumbered automatically. Repeating this procedure lets you arrange the tracks in the order you desire. Please execute operation in stopped condition.
  • Page 47 Select the moving destination track. 1 Select a track number. To decrease track No. P.CALL 2 Set it. Execute track move. ENTER After editing, eject and remove the mini disc. To increase track No. Do not turn power off or apply shock or impact while "WRITING"...
  • Page 48: Dividing A Track (Track Divide)

    Dividing a track (TRACK DIVIDE) Use the following procedure to divide a track into two by inserting a track number in its middle. For example, by inserting an additional track number before the passage you are specially fond of, it is easy to skip to there when you play the disc later.
  • Page 49: Combining Two Tracks (Track Combine)

    Combining two tracks Combines two adjacent tracks into a single track. After this operation, the track numbers of tracks located after the combined tracks are decreased automatically. Perform the operations in the following procedure while the display is blinking. Select “COMBINE”. 1 Press the TRACK EDIT key.
  • Page 50: Erasing A Single Track (Track Erase)

    Erasing a single track TRACK ERASE During playback, it is possible to erase only the track being played. The track numbers of the tracks after the erased track will be adjusted. Be careful in using this operation because a track cannot be recovered once it has been erased.
  • Page 51: Assigning A Title To A Disc Or Track

    Assigning a title to a disc or track When titles are assigned to a disc and its tracks, the titles cannot only be displayed during play- back but title search (searching a track by the title) is also made possible. The assigned titles can be changed or deleted with the same proce- dure.
  • Page 52 Input the title. Characters can be selected either in the "charac- ter input key mode" or "skip key mode". To enter a character using the charac- ter input keys (Character input key mode): If "Aa" or "12" is displayed, press any character input key.
  • Page 53 Selecting characters using the 4or¢key (Skip key mode) If "Aa" or "12" is displayed, press the 4or ¢key. 1 Press the DISPLAY/CHARAC. key repeat- edly to select a character group. DISPLAY /CHARAC. 2 Press the 4 or ¢ key to move the selection cursor on the desired charac- ter.
  • Page 54: Changing Or Deleting A Title

    Executing title input 1 Press the ENTER key to set the title input. ÷ If power is switched off (to STANDBY mode) or the TITLE INPUT key is pressed to cancel setting before the ENTER key is pressed here, the inputs made until then will be cleared. ENTER 2 Press the TITLE INPUT key to exit from editing.
  • Page 55: Copying Titles In Title Memos For Use As Titles Of Other Mds Or Tracks

    Copying titles in title memos for use as titles of other MDs or tracks To make character entry simpler, disc titles, track titles and/or performer names can be saved in title memos ([1] to [3]) and copied them with another disc or track. The title memos can save up to three sets of titles and/or input character sets.
  • Page 56: Entering Characters In Title Memo (Title Memo)

    Entering characters in title memo (TITLE MEMO) 1 Press the TITLE INPUT key while the MD recorder is in stop mode. TITLE INPUT 2 Select the save destination title memo ([1], [2] or [3]). P.CALL 3 Enter characters as described in proce- dure step 2 of "Assigning a title to a disc or track".
  • Page 57: Tone Adjustment

    Tone adjustment Tone adjustment The lowest and highest frequency bands can be adjusted independently. (Remote control only) 1 Select the frequency band. TONE (Go to step 2 within 20 seconds.) 2 Adjust. VOLUME (To adjust the other frequency band, repeat steps 1 and 2 for it.) Balance adjustment Adjusts the balance of left and right volume.
  • Page 58: Listening To An Aux Input Source

    Listening to an AUX input source Listening to an AUX input source Select AUX (external input). Play the connected equipment.. Adjust the volume. volume/ multi control Adjusting the AUX Input Level This adjusts the input level for the external equip- ment (video deck etc.) connected to the AUX in- put terminal.
  • Page 59: Clock Adjustment

    Clock adjustment As the clock is not used to show the time of the day but is also used in timer operations, be sure to set the clock in advance. Activate the clock adjustment mode. Press and hold for more than 2 sec. when the power is ON.
  • Page 60: Timer Operation

    Timer operation Operate easy To use Timer (O.T.T.) Playback of the selected input source starts at the specified time, and the unit is switched off after one hour. This timer operates only once directly after setting. Timer playback, timer recording (PROG.1, PROG.2) With each of the two timer programs, a selected source can be played (or radio broadcast can be recorded) in the previously set time period.
  • Page 61: Setting An Everyday Timer Program

    Setting an everyday timer program In each of PROG.1 and PROG.2, the timer data including the operating period and played contents can be set and selected to be activated or not as required. Adjust the clock before setting the timer. Make preparations for the play (recording).
  • Page 62 Set the ON time then the OFF time. Adjust the time. volume/ multi control The time is returned. Set it. set/demo Make the desired reservation. For timer playback or AI timer playback 1 Select the mode. volume/ multi control (1) Select “PLAY” or “AI PLAY”.
  • Page 63: Sleep Timer

    Reserve the timer operation. TIMER Put the unit in standby mode. When timer operation is not required When power is ON, press the TIMER key to turn off the timer-related indicators completely. Each press switches the timer TIMER as follows. 1 O.T.T.
  • Page 64: Important Items

    Important Items Maintenance Cleaning the head section Cleaning the heads and peripheral components Cotton swab For maintaining the best condition of the Capstan deck and for longer service life, always keep the heads (recording / playback / erase), capstan and pinch roller clean. To clean them, perform the following: Head 1.Open the cassette holder.
  • Page 65 Disc handling precautions Handling Hold the discs so that you do not touch the playing surface. Label side Playing side Sticker Do not attach paper or tape to ei- ther the playing side or the label side of the discs. Sticky paste Cleaning If fingerprints or foreign matter be-...
  • Page 66: Reference

    Safety tab (accidental erasure prevention tab) After an important recording has been finished, break the safety tab, to prevent the recorded contents from being erased or recorded on accidentally. For A side For B side To re-record Apply tape only to the position where the tab has been removed.
  • Page 67: In Case Of Difficulty

    In case of difficulty What seems to be a malfunction is not always so. Before calling for service, check the following table according to the symptom of your trouble. Operation to reset The microcomputer may fall into malfunction (impos- sibility to operate, erroneous display, etc.) when the power cord is unplugged while unit is ON or due to an external factor.
  • Page 68 Symptoms related to MD standard Symptom “DISC FULL” is displayed while the disc still has a remaining recordable time. The possible recording time does not increase even when a short track is erased. Tracks can not be connected. The time which has been recorded on the MD and the remaining time do not add up to the maximum recording time (60 or 74 min.).
  • Page 69 MD recorder section (Displayed messages and actions to be taken against them) Displayed Message ÷ No disc is placed on the tray. NO DISC ÷ An attempt is made to record digital CAN'T COPY ÷ An attempt is made to record a CD ÷...
  • Page 70 CD player section Symptom A CD is placed in the player but it cannot be played. Sound is not produced. Sound skips. Remote control unit Symptom Remote control operation is not possible. Cassette deck Symptom Sound cannot be produced by pressing the play key. No operation occurs even when an operation key is pressed.
  • Page 71: Specifications

    Tweeter ... 50 mm, cone type Impedance ... 6 Maximum input level ... 30 W Dimensions Weight (net) ... 2.4 kg(1 piece) KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous ad- vancements in development. For this reason speci- Notes Notes Notes fications may be changed without notice.
  • Page 72 In case of difficulty 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 informa- tion or service on this product.