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Kenwood KMR-700U Instruction Manual

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Marine iPod/USB Receiver


Take the time to read through this instruction manual.
Familiarity with installation and operation procedures will help you obtain the best
performance from your new Marine iPod/USB Receiver.
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 Kenwood dealer for information or service on the product.
Model KMR-700U Serial number
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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    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 Kenwood dealer for information or service on the product. Model KMR-700U Serial number...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Adjusting the detail of Audio Control Audio Setup Audio Preset Memory Audio Preset Recall Dual zone control Other Functions Backup memory delete KMR-700U Favorite Control Favorite Preset Memory Favorite Preset Recall Favorite Preset Memory Delete Favorite Name Setting Satellite Radio tuner control (Optional...
  • Page 3: Before Use

    • If you experience problems during installation, consult your Kenwood dealer. • When you purchase optional accessories, check with your Kenwood dealer to make sure that they work with your model and in your area. • Characters that conform to ISO 8859-1 can be displayed.
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Connect iPod and USB device to the terminal. Insert the connected iPod and USB device into the cushion bag (accessory), and place it on the terminal cover. Cushion bag KMR-700U ⁄ ⁄ ⁄ ⁄ ⁄ devi •...
  • Page 5 Cloc & & & & djust ment Turn the power ON Press the [ ] button. Enter Menu mode Press the [ ] button for at least 1 second. “MENU” is displayed. Select the “Clock Adjust” display Turn the [VOL] knob. Enter Clock adjustment mode Press the [ENTER] button for at least 1 second.
  • Page 6: Basic Operation

    <Dual zone control> (page 16). Subwoofer output: [d] Switches between ON (“SUBWOOFER ON”) and OFF (“SUBWOOFER OFF”) each time this button is pressed for at least 2 seconds. KMR-700U Release [ENTER] [2] [3] Switching display: [DISP] Changing the information displayed. Refer to <Display Settings>...
  • Page 7: Tuner Functions

    Tuner functions FM band: [u] Switches between FM1, FM2, and FM3 each time the [u] button is pressed. AM band: [d] Switches to AM. Tuning: [ ]/ [ Changes the frequency. ⁄ • Use the “Seek Mode” in <Menu system> (page 8) to change the tuning mode.
  • Page 8: Menu System

    • Strong electrical fields (such as from power lines) may cause unstable sound quality when CRSC is turned ON. In such a situation, turn it OFF. KMR-700U Sets the ratio of skip performed with <Music Search for iPod>. Setting the operation check sound (beep sound) ON/OFF.
  • Page 9: Display Settings

    Display Settings Display Type Selection Shown below are examples of display types. Display Display Type “TYPE [A]” Displays 4 lines of text. “TYPE [B]” Displays 3 lines of text and the status (ON/OFF indicator for each function). “TYPE [C]” Displays 3 lines of text. “TYPE [D]”...
  • Page 10: Text Display Selection

    Tune the [VOL] knob. Select the “Text Select” display. Enter Display text select mode Press the [ENTER] button. KMR-700U Select the text display part Press the [u] or [d] button. The selected text display part blinks. Select the Display text Tune the [VOL] knob.
  • Page 11: Tuner Operation

    Tuner Operation Auto memory entry Putting stations with good reception in the memory automatically. Select Auto memory item Select the “Auto Memory” display. For how to select Menu items, refer to <Menu System> (page 8). Execute Auto Memory Entry Press the [ENTER] button for at least 2 seconds. When 6 stations that can be received are put in the memory, auto memory entry closes.
  • Page 12: Ipod/Usb Device Operation

    A file name is displayed with “¡” indicator. A folder name is displayed with “ ] ” indicator. Cancelling the Search mode Press the [ ] button twice. KMR-700U ⁄ • Music Search cannot be performed during Random play. Function of iPod source Music Search for iPod Search for the song (in iPod) you want to play.
  • Page 13: Searching For Music By Initial

    Function of iPod source Searching for Music by Initial You can select an alphabetic character from the list in the browse item (artist, album, etc.) selected now. Enter Search mode Press the [ ] button. Enter Music search mode Turn the [VOL] knob. Displays the current music name.
  • Page 14: Audio Adjustments

    Adjustment Item Display Range Middle Center Frequency “MID FREQ” 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 kHz Middle Q Factor “MID Q Factor” 1.0, 2.0 KMR-700U Treble level Adjustment Item Treble Center Frequency Range 0 — 35 Select the Basic Audio item –15 — +15 For how to select Basic Audio items, see <Audio...
  • Page 15: Audio Preset Memory

    Adjust the Audio setup item Press the [ ] or [ ] button. Exit Audio Setup mode Press the [ENTER] button. Audio Preset Memory Registering the values setup within Sound Controls. These settings cannot be erased by the Reset button. Setup Sound Control Refer to the following operations to setup the Sound Control.
  • Page 16: Dual Zone Control

    KCA-RC107MR (optional accessory). You can also allow the rear channel to be controlled by remote control. KMR-700U Other Functions Backup memory delete Initializes the settings of “MENU”, etc. Enter Menu mode Press the [ “MENU”...
  • Page 17: Favorite Control

    Favorite Control Favorite Preset Memory Registering the operation procedure to select your favorite broadcast station or iPod Playlists/ Artists, etc. Display a favorite item Source Setting Item TUNER/SIRIUS Preset Memory. Refer to <Preset tuning> (page 7). iPod List selection screen for Playlists/ Artists/ Albums, etc.
  • Page 18: Favorite Name Setting

    Character type Alphabet upper case Alphabet lower case Numbers and symbols Exit Favorite name set mode Press the [DISP] button. Cancelling the Name set Press the [ ] button. KMR-700U ] or [ ] button.
  • Page 19: Satellite Radio Tuner Control (Optional Accessory)

    Satellite Radio tuner control (Optional accessory) Basic Operation Selecting Satellite Radio source Press the [TUN] button. Select the “SIRIUS” display. ⁄ • You need to register to the service provider to receive the service by Satellite Radio. Consult the service provider if “CALL …...
  • Page 20: Remote Control (Optional Accessory) Setup

    ⁄ • When removing KCA-RC107MR, delete the registered remote control ID, as described in <Remote control ID delete> (page 20). KMR-700U Remote control ID delete Delete the ID registered for the remote control KCA- RC107MR (optional accessory). Enter Remote control setup mode Press the [2ZONE] button for at least 1 second.
  • Page 21: Appendix

    In this case, “RESUMING” is displayed without displaying a folder name, etc. Changing the browse item will display a correct title, etc. • You cannot operate iPod if “KENWOOD” or “✓” displayed on iPod. About USB device • When the USB device is connected to this unit, it can be charged up provided that this unit is powered.
  • Page 22 Kenwood Corporation 2967-3, ISHIKAWA-MACHI, HACHIOJI-SHI TOKYO, JAPAN KENWOOD CORP. CERTIFIES THIS EQUIPMENT CONFORMS TO DHHS REGULATIONS N0.21 CFR 1040. 10, CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER J. Location : Bottom Panel FCC WARNING This equipment may generate or use radio frequency energy.
  • Page 23: Accessories/ Installation Procedure

    Accessories/ Installation Procedure Accessories Installation Procedure 1. To prevent a short circuit, remove the key from the ignition and disconnect the - battery. 2. Make the proper input and output wire connections for each unit. 3. Connect the speaker wires of the wiring harness. 4.
  • Page 24: Connecting Wires To Terminals

    Connect either to the power control terminal when using the optional power amplifier, or to the antenna control terminal in the vehicle. To car light control switch Ignition key switch Fuse box (Main fuse) Battery KMR-700U Clamper (Accessory6) To SIRIUS To Remote unit* control* REMOTE CONTROL...
  • Page 25: Installation

    Installation Main unit Installation Attach the template (accessory 5) at the installation position. Tap holes (main unit mounting hole x 1, screw holes x 7) on the mounting surface based on the template (accessory 5). Mounting surface 91.0 79.0 36.0 36.0 77.5 ⁄...
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting Guide

    • Cannot adjust the volume of the rear speakers. The Dual zone function is disabled. ☞<Basic Operation> (page 6) KMR-700U 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.
  • Page 27 The messages shown below display your systems condition. Protect (Blink): The speaker wire has a short-circuit or touches the chassis of the vehicle, and then the protection function is activated. ➪ Wire or insulate the speaker cable properly and press the reset button. If the “Protect” code does not disappear, consult your nearest service center.
  • Page 28: Specifications

    9-9/16 x 2-1/16 x 6-5/8 inch Weight Main unit: 2.25 lbs (1.02 kg) Hideaway unit: 2.14 lbs (0.97 kg) Specifications subject to change without notice. This symbol mark indicates that Kenwood manufactured this product so as to decrease harmful infl uence on the environment.