Kenwood KRC-108S Instruction Manual

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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 cassette-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 KRC-108S Serial number
© B64-1540-00 (KW)



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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 KRC-108S Serial number...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before use Safety precautions ...3 General features Power...5 Switching Modes ...5 Volume ...6 Attenuator ...6 Loudness ...6 Audio Control Setting ...6 ec4/dB (Sound Coordinate) ...7 Clock display ...7 Adjusting Time ...7 Tuner features Tuning ...8 Station Preset Memory ...8 Auto Memory Entry...9 Clean Reception System Circuit (CRSC) ...9 Cassette player features...
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    • If the unit starts to emit smoke or strange smells, turn off the power immediately and consult your Kenwood dealer. • Be careful not to drop the unit or subject it to strong shock. The unit may break or crack because it contains glass parts.
  • Page 4 • If you experience problems during installation, consult your Kenwood dealer. • If the unit does not seem to be working right, try pressing the reset button first. If that does not solve the problem, consult your Kenwood dealer. KRC-108S Reset button •...
  • Page 5: General Features

    Turning on the power: Press the SRC (source) button. NOTE Turn the power on before carrying out the following procedures. Turning off the power: KRC-108S Press the PWR OFF button for at least one second. Switching Modes BAND Switching Modes:...
  • Page 6: Volume

    General features Volume Increasing Volume: Press the u button to turn up the volume. Decreasing Volume: Press the d button to turn down the volume. Attenuator This function allows you to turn down the volume quickly. Turning Attenuator On/Off: Press the ATT button to switch the attenuator on and off. When the attenuator is on, the ATT indicator blinks.
  • Page 7: Ec4/Db (Sound Coordinate)

    "FD": Adjust the fader level. Setting values: Front 15 - Rear 15 ec4/dB (Sound Coordinate) You can recall the best audio setting preset for different types of the music. Press the AUD button to enter the Sound Coordinate mode. Press a preset button (#1-5). The preset settings of the bass and treble tones are recalled.
  • Page 8: Tuner Features

    Press the SRC (source) button repeatedly to select the tuner mode."TUuE" is displayed when the tuner mode has been selected. KRC-108S Press the BAND button to select the band. Each time you press the BAND button, the band switches between FM1, FM2, FM3, and AM.
  • Page 9: Auto Memory Entry

    The number of the recalled station is displayed. NOTE You can store six stations in each of the FM1, FM2, FM3, and AM bands. Auto Memory Entry You can automatically store all the receivable frequencies in the band currently being listened to, and then recall them with the touch of a button later.
  • Page 10: Cassette Player Features

    With side A facing up, the 3 indicator lights up when side A is playing, and 2 when side B is playing. The 2 3 indicator lights up while play is paused. KRC-108S Playing Cassettes Already Loaded: Press the SRC (source) button repeatedly to select the tape mode.
  • Page 11: Tuner Call

    Tuner Call Switch automatically to the tuner while you are rewinding or fast forwarding the tape. Turning Tuner Call On/Off: Press the T.CALL button to switch tuner call on and off. The T.CALL indicator lights up when tuner call is turned on. —...
  • Page 12: Accessories

    Accessories External view ...1 ...1 ...2 ...1 ...4 ...4 2CAUTION 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.
  • Page 13: Connecting Wires To Terminals

    Connecting Wires to Terminals If no connections are made, do not let the wire come out from the tab. Connect either to the power control terminal when using the optional power amplifier, or to the antenna control terminal in the vehicle. Ignition key switch Car fuse box...
  • Page 14: Installation

    Installation Installation Firewall or metal support Accessory4 Self-tapping Accessory2 Metal mounting screw strap (commerciall y available) NOTE Make sure that the unit is installed securely in place. If the unit is unstable, it may malfunction (for example, the sound may skip). Installing in Japanese-Made Cars Refer to the section “Removing the hard rubber frame (P.
  • Page 15 Removing the hard rubber frame Engage the catch pins on the removal tool and remove the two locks on the lower level. Lower the frame and pull it forward as shown in the figure. Lock Accessory3 Removal tool When the lower level is removed, remove the upper two locations.
  • Page 16: 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. PROBLEM The power does not turn on. The fuse has blown.
  • Page 17: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications subject to change without notice. FM tuner section Frequency Range (200 kHz Space) ...87.9 MHz -107.9 MHz Usable Sensitivity (S/N: 30dB)...9.3 dBf (0.8 µV/75 Ω) Quieting Sensitivity (S/N: 50dB) ...15.2 dBf (1.6 µV/75 Ω) Frequency Response (±3.0dB) ...30 Hz-15 kHz Signal to Noise ratio ...70 dB (MONO) Selectivity ...≥...

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