Introduction Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. U.S.A. and Canada ... AC 120 V only Australia ... AC 240 V only Safety precautions WARNING TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN...
Special features Dolby HX pro and Auto-Bias function DPSS function CCRS function Dubbing function 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.
Important items Maintenance Cleaning Unplug this appliance from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use volatile solvents such as alcohol, paint thinner, gasoline, or benzine, etc. to clean the cabinet. Use a clean dry cloth. Cleaning the head section Cleaning the heads and peripheral com- ponents Cotton swab...
Handling the cassette tape Notes on cassette tape 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...
System connections Make connections as shown below. When connecting the related system components, refer also to the instruction manuals of the related components. Caution: Do not plug in the power lead until all connections are completed. Except for U.S.A., Canada Caution regarding placement To maintain proper ventilation, be sure to leave a space around the unit (from the largest outer dimensions including projections) equal to, or greater than, shown below.
2. If your amplifier or receiver does not have a system control terminal, do not connect any system control cords to the system control terminals on the other components. 3. Do not connect system control cords to any components other than those specified by KENWOOD. It may cause a malfunction and damage your equipment.
1 Deck A This deck is used exclusively for play- back. (CT-203/KXF-W4010 only) This deck is capable of both playback and recording. (CT-2050/KXF-W6010 only) 2 Deck A eject (0) key Press to open the cassette holder of deck A. 3 Deck B eject (0) key Press to open the cassette holder of deck B.
Preparation for playback (recording) Before playback (recording) Set the TIMER switch to OFF. Set the POWER switch to ON. Playback (recording) preparation Load a cassette tape in deck A or B. Press the eject (0) key. Insert a tape and close the cassette holder. Deck A: Playback only.
Listening to cassette tapes Preparation Make “Playback (recording) preparation”. Normal playback Start playback Press the play (2 or 3) key. To play side B. ÷ Tapes are played in the directions indicated by their respective indicators on the display. To pause playback (CT-203/KXF-W4010; Deck B only) CT-2050/KXF-W6010 CT-203/KXF-W4010 ÷...
This function plays back the tapes in both decks A and B continuously and repeatedly. Relay playback Load cassette tapes in both decks. Open the cassette holders of decks A and Insert cassette tapes and close the cas- sette holders of decks A and B. Deck A: Playback only.
Convenient music search (DPSS) The DPSS (Direct Program Search System) enables the following convenient operations according to the instructions of the operation keys (these operation are however not available on both decks simultaneously). The DPSS functions are based on the detection of non-recorded spaces of 4 seconds or more between tunes. 1.
Rewind & Play operation This operation cannot be performed with the remote control (of the separately sold amplifier). Direction of tape direction indicator: 3. Press simultaneously. Direction of tape direction indicator: 2. Press simultaneously. Single-tune repeated playback operation Play the tune to be repeated. Press the play key of the same direction as the current tape transport direction.
How to record (CT-203/KXF-W4010; Deck B only) The cassette deck incorporates the Dolby HX Pro headroom extension function and auto-bias function to provide a re- cording with superior high-frequency characteristics. Since this unit is not designed for recording with metal (TYPE ) tapes, do not use metal tapes for recording.
Start recording. Press the REC/ARM (¶) key. CT-2050/KXF-W6010 ¶ CT-203/KXF-W4010 Press once. Play the music source from the begin- ning. Bias level adjustment (Deck B of the CT-2050/KXF-W6010 only) The MODE key can be used to adjust the bias level. Press the MODE key and select the "BIAS"...
To pause recording temporarily To resume recording Pause PAUSE ÷ The 8 indicator lights. How to provide non-recorded blanks between programs In stop mode During recording Press successively twice. ¶ REC/ARM To start recording again from the biginning The following procedure is useful when you want to cancel recording in progress and re-start it. A non-recorded space of about 4 seconds or more should be reserved before the position where recording was started.
Relay recording (CT-2050/KXF-W6010 only) This function allows to record sound continuously from deck A to B. Since this unit is not designed for recording with metal (TYPE ) tapes, do not use metal tapes for recording. Preparation Make “Playback (recording) preparation”. (If relay recording is required, insert tapes in both decks A and B.
Tape dubbing operation (Deck A \ Deck B) The dubbing refers to the copy of the recorded contents of a tape to another tape (tape in Deck A \ tape in Deck B). Since this unit is not designed for recording with metal (TYPE Preparation Load the tape to be played in deck A and the tape to be recorded in deck B.
Convenient CD recording (CT-203/KXF-W4010; Deck B only) By connecting this unit with a KENWOOD "f", "ƒ", " and a KENWOOD CD player with a SYSTEM CONTROL jack using system control cords, recording on this unit and playback on the CD player can be started simultaneously.
When connected with a KENWOOD amplifier,CD player provided with "f", "ƒ", " system control cord, this unit allows to use the CCRS, which starts recording automatically after setting the optimum recording level for the CD and tape to be used in recording.
REC OFF PLAY Set the timer. 1. When connecting the KENWOOD equipment (amplifier, CD player) and the system, remove the disc from the CD player. 2. If relay playback is required, set to “[ 3. If tapes are inserted in both decks A and B, timer playback starts with deck B.
Preparation Set the power switches of the compo- nents to ON. Set the input selector of the amplifier to TUNER. Receive the desired radio station with the tuner. Make "Playback (recording) preparation". (If relay recording is required, insert tapes in both decks A and B.) (Remove the disc from the CD player.) Timer recording of tuner broadcast (CT-203/KXF-W4010;...
In case of difficulty What appears to be a malfunction may not always be serious. If your unit should not perform as expected, consult the table below to see if the problem can be corrected before seeking help from your dealer or service representative. Operation to reset The microcomputer may fall into malfunction (impossibility to oper- ate, erroneous display, etc.) when the power cord is unplugged while...
Symptom Recording is not initiated when the REC/ ARM (¶) key is pressed. Noise level is high. Sound is vibrating. Playback or recording starts immediately when the power is switched ON. With some tapes, a squeaky noise is produced when the tape is stopped automatically. This is due to the tape protection function, and not Note Note a malfunction.
The auto-bias function automatically adjusts the tape's bias value to ensure optimum recording performance with each and every tape. CCRS (Computer-controlled CD Recording System) When connected with a KENWOOD amplifier,CD player provided with "f", "ƒ", " control cord, this unit allows to use the CCRS, which starts recording automatically after setting the optimum recording level for the CD and tape to be used in recording.
Weight (Net) ... 4.6 kg (10.6 lb) 1. KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice. 2. The full performance may not be exhibited in an extremely cold location (under a water-freezing temperature).