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MULTIPLE COMPACT DISC PLAYER
DPF-J9030
CD-4900M
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION
This unit is designed for home use only. If the unit is
used in a location other than at home, such as in a
shop (for commercial use), in a car or in a ship, etc.,
and is damaged, a service fee may be charged even
during the warranty period.
This instruction manual is used to describe multiple
models listed above.
Model availability and features (functions) may differ
depending on the country and sales area.
B60-4465-08 00 (K, T)
9909
AP

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  • Page 1 MULTIPLE COMPACT DISC PLAYER DPF-J9030 CD-4900M INSTRUCTION MANUAL KENWOOD CORPORATION This unit is designed for home use only. If the unit is used in a location other than at home, such as in a shop (for commercial use), in a car or in a ship, etc., and is damaged, a service fee may be charged even during the warranty period.
  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    There is no danger of hazardous radiation outside the unit. Your New Kenwood 200-Disc Mega-Changer Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
  • Page 3: Your New Kenwood 200-Disc Cd Changer

    If any accessories are missing, or if the changer is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately. If your changer was shipped to you directly, notify your shipper immediately. Kenwood recommends that you retain the original carton and packing materials in case you need to move or ship the changer in the future.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Before applying power ... 2 Safety precautions ... 2 Your New Kenwood 200-Disc CD Changer ... 3 Chapter 1 : Setting Up Your New CD Changer ... 5 Connecting to a Receiver or Amplifier ... 6 System Control Chaining ... 8 Setting Up the 10-Key Remote and Keyboard ...
  • Page 5: Chapter 1 : Setting Up Your New Cd Changer

    1. All cables (except the digital optical cable) should have been supplied with your new CD changer. see “Unpacking” If you need to purchase additional or replacement cables, visit any home electronics store or the Kenwood USA Web site at www.kenwoodusa.com. You can also call 1-800-KENWOOD. (For USA and Canada only) 2.
  • Page 6: Connecting To A Receiver Or Amplifier

    Analog output from Player B. Note on the SL-16 TEXT jack When using a KENWOOD Receiver equipped with the SL-16 TEXT jack, connect it to the Receiver using the communication cable provided with this unit. This makes it possible to display the disc and track titles on the LCD remote control unit (provided with the Receiver).
  • Page 7 SL16/XS8 mode select switch, set the connected receiver to the [SL16] mode. If you are connecting more than one Kenwood device with a system control cable, see “What if I Have Several Kenwood Devices ?” for more information. 5. Connect the SL16 text cable (Communication cable) from the changer to the receiver’s jack as shown to the left.
  • Page 8: System Control Chaining

    Notes connections. 3. Do not connect system control cables to any device not specified by Kenwood. Using system control functions with a device that does not support them can damage the device. 4. Make sure system control plugs are firmly seated in the appropriate jacks.
  • Page 9: Setting Up The 10-Key Remote And Keyboard

    Setting Up the 10-key Remote and Keyboard 10-key Remote To load Batteries 1 Remove the cover. The 10-key remote operates in the following range: Infrared Remote Sensor o PUSH OPEN TIMER PLAY STANDBY DISC SKIP DISPLAY CONFIRM CONTINUOUS PLAY POWER ON/STANDBY &...
  • Page 10: Chapter 2 : Getting To Know Your New Cd Changer

    Chapter 2 : Getting to know Your New CD Changer Your new CD changer contains the following sophisticated features : ÷ An easy-to-use front panel, remote and keyboard See “Front Panel” See “10-key Remote” See “Keyboard” ÷ Multiple front panel display format that allow you to view detailed information about the disc currently playing See “Front Panel Displays”...
  • Page 11: Front Panel

    @ Remote sensor # Stop (7) button $ LCD remote transmitter The disc and track title data are output to the LCD remote control unit (provided with a KENWOOD Receiver or optional) through this window. % DISPLAY button ^ CONTINUOUS PLAY button &...
  • Page 12: Front Panel Displays

    Front Panel Displays Your CD changer’s front panel has one display for each player it contains. These displays show information about the disc or track currently being played. Since some of the text information may be longer than can be displayed on one line, the text information scrolls, if necessary.
  • Page 13: 10-Key Remote And Keyboard

    10-key Remote and Keyboard All operations can be controlled from both the 10-Key Remote and Keyboard remote control units. 10-key Remote The buttons with the same name as those on the main unit operate the same way as on the main unit. The buttons marked are provided only on the remote control unit.
  • Page 14: Keyboard

    Keyboard The buttons with the same name as those on the main unit operate the same way as on the main unit. The buttons marked are provided only on the remote control unit. Buttons masked with are not used with this unit. You can use the keyboard to control both players.
  • Page 15 Operation of remote control unit...
  • Page 16: Chapter 3 : Loading And Playing Discs

    : ÷ Normal Play, where you play each disc in the order loaded Normal play (TRACK mode), where the CD changer acts like a regular CD player, playing the next disc in the queue from start to finish, then stopping.
  • Page 17: Preparation

    Preparation Up to 200 CDs can be loaded in the carousel. Disc exchange also is possible during playback. Never let your hand or any object enter inside the unit. Loading discs in the carousel Switch power ON. Press the POWER ( ) button.
  • Page 18 To display the title on a LCD remote control unit (provided with a KENWOOD Receiver or optional), perform the all data read operation first, and operate the LCD remote control unit with the door left closed. For the operation of the LCD remote control unit, refer to the instruction manual provided with your receiver or LCD remote control unit.
  • Page 19: Normal Play (Track Mode)

    Normal play (TRACK mode) Preparation ÷ Select the Player A or Player B. Playing tracks in order from track No.1 Use the following procedure to play a CD in the original order of tracks from track No.1. Select the disc. DISC SKIP DOWN Next disc...
  • Page 20: Direct Disc Selection

    BUSY!” is displayed and the disc will not be played. How to input numeric values The input method for this product is of two different types. One can either use the traditional KENWOOD +10 button approach, or direct numeric input. Special input method for CD player with 200-disc changer...
  • Page 21: Playback From Desired Track

    Preparation ÷ Select the Player A or Player B. Playback from desired track Select the disc. 1 Select the disc number. DISC SKIP DOWN Previous disc Next disc Within 8 seconds! 2 Set the input. Go to step 2 within 8 sec. Select the track number.
  • Page 22: Repeated Playback (Repeat Mode)

    Repeated playback Preparation ÷ Select the Player A or Player B. To repeat only the desired tracks (Player A only) 1 Program the desired tracks by performing steps 1 to 3 of “Programming tracks in desired order”. 2 Switch REPEAT ON. REPEAT 3 Start playback.
  • Page 23: Playback In A Random Order (Random Mode)

    Playback in a random order Use the following procedure to activate random playback which selects a track at random after every track. This fea- ture may allow you to play CDs for long hours without getting tired of. Preparation ÷ Select the Player A or Player B. Check that the Player is in the normal play TRACK mode.
  • Page 24: Programming Tracks In Desired Order (Pgm Mode) (Player A Only)

    Programming tracks in desired order Use the following procedure to select desired tracks (up to 32 tracks) from different discs and program them in the desired order. Preparation ÷ Set the Player A to stop mode. Press so that the “PGM” indicator lights. CHARAC.
  • Page 25: To Check The Programmed Tracks

    To check the programmed tracks SPACE /CHECK To add a track to the program 1 Set the Player A to stop mode. 2 Perform steps 2 and 3 of “Programming tracks in desired order”. To change a track in the program 1 Set the Player A to stop mode.
  • Page 26: Continuous Playback

    Continuous playback With this feature, the time required for disc change can be minimized so even different discs can be played naturally and almost continuously. The same audio signal is output at both OUTPUT-A and OUTPUT-B. Preparation ÷ Close the disc door. ÷...
  • Page 27: Timer Operation (Player A Only)

    Timer operation (Player A only) As this unit incorporate the timer standby function, play- back can be started at desired moment if a commercially available audio timer is combined with this unit. Preparation ÷ Select the Player A. ÷ Connect the system components so that their power can be switched on by the timer.
  • Page 28: Registration Of Dts Discs

    Registration of DTS discs When playing DTS-encoded discs, excessive noise will be exhibited from the analog stereo outputs. If DTS discs are regis- tered beforehand, the audio signal from the Player B (analog OUTPUT-B) is skipped. Use the following procedure before playing the DTS disc.
  • Page 29: Chapter 4 : Specifying And Using Disc Or Track Data

    Notes 2. Your changer stores this information for up to 210 discs, which allows you to rotate discs between the changer and another CD player (for example, in your car) without losing any information read. The CD changer can : ÷...
  • Page 30: Registration Of Title

    Registration of Title For discs not corresponding to CD-TEXT, a title can be given to the disc (max. 25 characters). Up to 20 tracks titles can be registered per disc. Operation is possible also when the disc door is open. We recommend to register titles while discs are being inserted.
  • Page 31: To Change The Character Type

    In regard to disc information reading The entered title is read in to the disc with the following timing. ÷ When the disc door is closed. ÷ With closed disc door, when title input mode is finished. DISPLAY-A : The display flashes. When there are discs for which the disc information already has been read in, there may be no display.
  • Page 32: To Change Or Delete A Title

    Preparation ÷ Close the disc door. To change or delete a title Perform steps 1 and 2 - Change or delete characters one by one. Change 10-key Remote 1 Move the cursor to the desired character (to be changed). CURSOR LEFT RIGHT ¡...
  • Page 33: Listening To Music By Genre (Music Type Mode)

    Listening to music by genre Discs can be registered separately by 26 types of music genres. Preparation ÷ Close the disc door. ÷ Check that the Player A is in the normal play TRACK mode. Registration of music type Activate the music type set mode. 1 Press the MODE button.
  • Page 34: Registration Of User's Disc File (User File Set Mode)

    Registration of user's disc file Eight user files are available for registering desired discs. This makes the user possible to create files registering the discs of a favorite artist(s) or the user's favorite discs. Activate the user file set mode. 1 Press the MODE button.
  • Page 35: Playing The Music Type Or User File

    When music types or user files have been registered for the discs, it is possible to enjoy playback of discs of the selected music type or user file. Random playback for a selected music type or user file is also possible. ÷...
  • Page 36: Disc Search (Disc Search Mode) (Player A Only)

    Disc search (DISC SEARCH mode) (Player A only) Preparation ÷ Close the disc door. ÷ Input the title. ÷ Check that the Player A is in the normal play TRACK mode. Searching a disc by the disc title By inputting the initial letter of the desired disc title, discs which have the disc titles beginning with that character can be searched in sequence.
  • Page 37: Searching The Music Type Or User File (M.type Search Mode)

    Preparation ÷ Close the disc door. ÷ Register music type or user file. ÷ Check that the Player A is in the normal play TRACK mode. Searching the music type or user file The discs registered in the specified music type or specified user file can be searched in sequence. Activate the M.TYPE SEARCH mode.
  • Page 38: Listening To Your Favorite Titles

    Register other favorite tracks by performing steps 1 and 2 for each of them. Playing the best selection file ÷ Set the CD player to stop mode Preparation ÷ Check that the unit is in the normal play track mode Press the BEST SELECTION button.
  • Page 40: Chapter 5 : Dual-Zone Capabilities

    Chapter 5 : Dual-Zone Capabilities The CD-4900M/DPF-J9030 offers dual-zone output and control, which enables you to use the changer (along with a Kenwood Dual-Zone/Dual-Source compatible receiver) to play 2 discs simultaneously in 2 rooms (or zones). The changer can do this because it includes 2 complete CD players that can each access the full carousel of loaded discs.
  • Page 41: Chapter 6 : In Case Of Difficulty

    Unplug the power cord from the power socket and plug the power cord into the socket again. Remote control unit Symptom Remote control operation is not possible. CD Player Symptom No power is applied with the POWER( key ON. Sound is not heard with the 6 key on.
  • Page 42: Important Items

    Important items 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 either the play- ing side or the label side of the discs. Sticky paste Cleaning If fingerprints or foreign matter become at-...
  • Page 43: Chapter 7 : Warnings And Specifications

    Optical ... –15 dBm ~ –21 dBm (Wave length 660 nm) 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).
  • Page 44 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 information or service on this product.

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