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  • Page 1 B60-4326-00 01 CH (T) MC...
  • Page 2 If any accessories are missing, or if the receiver is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately. If your receiver 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 receiver in the future.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    KRF-X9992D is designed for operation as follows. U.K. and Europe ... AC 230 V only WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS AP- PLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. Before Applying Power Read this section carefully to ensure safe operation.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Connecting a Camcorder or Additional VCR ... 29 To Connect a Camcorder or Additional VCR: Can I Connect an Additional VCR Perma- nently? What if I Have Several Kenwood Devices (System Control Chaining)? ... 30 An Example of SL16 Chained Connections:...
  • Page 5 What if my device does not work with any of the codes on the list? What if I Want PowerTouch to Control Additional Functions? Storing Radio Stations in Memory (optional) ... 40 Storing RDS Stations Automatically Storing Stations Manually Chapter Three: Specifications ... 42 KRF-X9992D Specifications Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 6 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 7: Chapter One: Connecting Your Devices

    (it only has antenna connections), you must purchase an RF modulator that converts video signals into antenna signals to use it with the KRF-X9992D. You should be able to find an RF modulator at a store specializing in electronic parts.
  • Page 8 Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices The following diagram shows the entire back of the KRF-X9992D. VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D VIDEO 4 INPUT 6 CH 2 CH...
  • Page 9: Noting Your Devices

    VIDEO4 coaxial VIDEO2 or 3 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Model # Setup Code You will need this information later, when you set up your PowerTouch (see “Identifying Devices For PowerTouch Control” on page 37). Recording this information now will save you additional trips behind your home entertainment cabinet.
  • Page 10: Connecting Your Speakers

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices POWERED SUBWOOFER VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND Connecting Your Speakers CENTER FRONT SURROUND SURROUND VIDEO 4 INPUT 6 CH 2 CH Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D FRONT...
  • Page 11: To Connect Front Speakers Only

    5. Repeat step 4 for the positive and negative wires on the LEFT SURROUND speaker. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D What if I Have a Powered Subwoofer? Simply connect the subwoofer’s audio cable to the receiver’s subwoofer PRE OUT jack as shown to the left.
  • Page 12: What If I Have An Amplifier

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices What if I Have an Amplifier? Power Amp FRONT Power Amp FRONT VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND CENTER POWERED SUBWOOFER Power Amp Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D VIDEO 4 INPUT 6 CH 2 CH SURROUND SURROUND...
  • Page 13: What If I Have An Amplifier

    1. Using RCA audio cables (not supplied), connect the receiver’s PRE OUT jacks to the amplifiers’ input jacks as shown to the left. 2. Connect the speakers to the power amplifiers according to the amplifiers’ instruction manuals. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 14: Connecting Your Tv

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Connecting Your TV VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND COMPOSITE VIDEO S-VIDEO...
  • Page 15: To Connect A Tv

    Do not plug in the receiver or devices to AC power until you have connected all your devices. This section focuses on the connections from your TV to the KRF-X9992D. Please refer to your TV’s instructions for more detail about its connection jacks and capabilities.
  • Page 16: Connecting Your Cable Tv Or Satellite Tuner

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Connecting Your Cable TV or Satellite Tuner Note that video device jacks are linked to specific digital jacks. For example, if you connect a satellite tuner with a digital coaxial cable, you should connect the analog cables to the VIDEO...
  • Page 17: To Connect A Cable Tv Tuner With A

    Do not plug in the receiver or devices to AC power until you have connected all your devices. This section focuses on the connections from your cable or satellite tuner to the KRF-X9992D. Please refer to your tuner’s instructions for more detail about its connection jacks and capabilities.
  • Page 18: Connecting Your Vcr(S)

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices Connecting Your VCR(s) VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND AUDIO IN AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT VIDEO IN S-VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO IN Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 19: To Connect A Primary Vcr

    Do not plug in the receiver to AC power until you have connected all your devices. This section focuses on the connections from your VCR to the KRF-X9992D. Please refer to your VCR’s instructions for more detail about its connection jacks and capabilities.
  • Page 20: Connecting Your Primary Cd Player

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices Connecting Your Primary CD Player VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND OUTPUT A (CD1) *KENWOOD OUTPUT B (CD2)* DPF-J9010 ONLY DIGITAL OUTPUT COMMUNICATION CABLE - KENWOOD ONLY SYSTEM CONTROL CABLE - KENWOOD ONLY Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 21: What If I Have A Video Cd-Compatible Cd Player

    CD1 OPTI- CAL jack as shown to the left. 3. If you are connecting a Kenwood CD Player with system control, connect the system control cable from the CD player to the system control jack as shown to the left.
  • Page 22: Connecting Your Dvd Player

    VIDEO4 digital OPTICAL jack. VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND AUDIO OUT ANALOG ONLY VIDEO OUT S-VIDEO OUT DIGITAL OUT - COAXIAL OR OPTICAL Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Remove protective cap before connecting.
  • Page 23: To Connect A Dvd Player

    Do not plug in the receiver to AC power until you have connected all your devices. This section focuses on the connections from your DVD player to the KRF-X9992D. Please refer to your DVD player’s instructions for more detail about its connection jacks and capabilities.
  • Page 24: Connecting Your Dvd Player Through A Surround Processor

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Connecting Your DVD Player Through a Surround Processor S-VIDEO OUT VIDEO OUT DVD player Surround Processor SUBWOOFER CENTER VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER VIDEO 4 INPUT 6 CH SURROUND 2 CH SURROUND...
  • Page 25: To Connect A Dvd Player Through A

    6CH position before turning the system on. 6. Go to “Noting Your Devices” on page 3 and note which jacks you used to connect your DVD player. In addition, note the brand name and model number of the DVD player. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 26: Connecting Your Md Recorder Or Primary Tape Deck

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Connecting Your MD Recorder or Primary Tape Deck Remove protective cap before connecting. VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND PLAY OUT (ANALOG) RECORD IN (ANALOG) DIGITAL RECORD IN (OPTICAL) SYSTEM CONTROL CABLE - KENWOOD ONLY...
  • Page 27: To Connect An Md Recorder

    IN jacks to the receiver’s MD/TAPE 1 REC OUT jacks as shown to the left. 3. If you are connecting a Kenwood tape deck with system control, connect the system control cable from the tape deck to the receiver. Be sure that the SL16/XS8 switch on both the tape deck and the receiver is set appropriately.
  • Page 28: Connecting Your Secondary Cd Player Or Tape Deck

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Connecting Your Secondary CD Player or Tape Deck VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND CD OUTPUT OR TAPE PLAY OUT TAPE RECORD IN...
  • Page 29: To Connect A Secondary Cd Player

    Do not plug in the receiver to AC power until you have connected all your devices. This section focuses on the connections from your CD player or tape deck to the KRF-X9992D. Please refer to your CD player or tape deck’s instructions for more detail about its connection jacks and capabilities.
  • Page 30: Connecting Your Laser Disc Player (With Ac-3 Rf Output)

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices Connecting Your Laser Disc Player (with AC-3 RF Output) AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT S- VIDEO OUT AC-3 RF OUT COAX. OR OPTICAL DIGITAL OUT Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND DIGITAL OUT Remove protective cap before inserting...
  • Page 31: To Connect An Ac-3 Rf Output Laser Disc Player

    Set the switch on the front of the DEM-9991D to the type of connection you made. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D 6. Connect the coaxial digital cable from the demodulator’s DIGITAL OUTPUT COAX. jack to the receiver’s VIDEO2 or VIDEO3 COAXIAL jack.
  • Page 32: Connecting Your Laser Disc Player (Without Ac-3 Rf Output)

    VIDEO 4 video device jacks and the digital cable to the VIDEO4 digital optical jack. VIDEO4 6CH.INPUT CENTER SUBWOOFER SURROUND AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT S- VIDEO OUT DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL OR OPTICAL) Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Remove protective cap before inserting...
  • Page 33: To Connect A Pcm Digital Output Laser Disc Player

    3. Connect the audio cables from the laser disc player’s Audio OUT jacks to the receiver’s AUDIO jacks as shown to the left. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D 4. Connect the video cable from the laser disc player’s Video OUT jack to the receiver’s VIDEO PLAY IN jack as shown to the left.
  • Page 34: Connecting Your Turntable/Record Player

    Do not plug in the receiver to AC power until you have connected all your devices. This section focuses on the connections from your turntable/record player to the KRF-X9992D. Please refer to your turntable/record player’s instructions for more detail about its connection jacks and capabilities.
  • Page 35: Connecting A Camcorder Or Additional Vcr

    Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Connecting a Camcorder or Additional VCR This section focuses on the connections from your camcorder or VCR to the front of the KRF-X9992D. Please refer to your camcorder or VCR’s instructions for more detail about its connection jacks and capabilities.
  • Page 36: What If I Have Several Kenwood Devices (System Control Chaining)

    Chapter One : Connecting Your Devices What if I Have Several Kenwood Devices (System Control Chaining)? Kenwood provides convenient control of the entire system via two control modes: • SL16, which allows you to connect SL16 devices only • XS8, which allows you to connect XS, XS8, and XR devices You cannot mix SL16 and XS8 settings.
  • Page 37: Connecting The Antennas

    1. Connect the antenna wire to a standard, commercially available antenna adapter as shown above. 2. Connect the adapter to the receiver’s FM antenna jack. What if I Have Cable Radio? If you have cable radio, contact your cable provider for assistance with connecting to the KRF-X9992D.
  • Page 38: Chapter Two: Setting Up Powertouch

    If you use PowerTouch outside of it’s range (see “How is PowerTouch Powered?” on page 5 of the Users’ Guide) PowerTouch’s display may show incorrect information. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D This chapter contains the following sections: Installing the Batteries page 32...
  • Page 39: Calibrating The Touch Screen

    Press firmly but gently on any touch screen element. The screen will not respond if you simply brush the stylus or your finger along the surface. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D Resetting PowerTouch If you want to reconfigure PowerTouch, you can reset it.
  • Page 40: Navigating Powertouch Interface

    SP Level • Bass Peak Level Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D • Input (KRF-X9992D Users’ Guide) • Surround (“Setting Up Speakers” on this page) These menu settings allow you to set up speakers and subwoofer, set the distance from your speakers to the listening area, determine speaker levels, and set the surround speaker type.
  • Page 41: Sp Selection

    SP Selection 1. Touch on the Setup Surround menu to open the Speaker Selection menu: 2. Kenwood provides two ways to set up your speakers: Quick Setup: Use this method for a simplified setup where you identify whether a speaker is present and let the receiver automatically deter- mine the appropriate speaker settings.
  • Page 42: Sp Distance

    Surround menu. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D SP Level In this step you will use your ears to balance the volume level of all the system’s speakers except the subwoofer for your room and listening position.
  • Page 43: Bass Peak Level

    “What if my device does not work with any of the codes on the list? What if I Want PowerTouch to Control Additional Functions?” on page 39. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D 2. Touch until the Test Tone display reads “On”.
  • Page 44: What If My Device Does Not Work With Any Of

    • If you have a Kenwood Dual-Play 200-Disc CD Changer, you will need to set both CD1 and CD2/ TAPE2 to the correct code for this device (“Sys- Mega”).
  • Page 45: How Do I Replace A Setup Code With A New One

    5. Aim the device’s remote at PowerTouch and press and hold the button on the device’s remote that corresponds to the command you want PowerTouch to learn: Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D 10 cm This may take a few seconds; do not move PowerTouch or the device’s remote until PowerTouch displays the Function Change menu again.
  • Page 46: Storing Radio Stations In Memory (Optional)

    2. Touch on the Music menu to access the Tuner controls. 3. Touch to choose FM. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D 4. Touch at the top of the screen: 5. Touch . The receiver locates and stores any FM stations broadcasting an RDS signal. This process can take a few minutes to complete;...
  • Page 47: Storing Stations Manually

    If you choose a storage button that already has a station assigned, the new station will replace the previously-stored station. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D 8. (Optional) Touch to enter a name for the station in the Preset Memory menu: •...
  • Page 48: Chapter Three: Specifications

    Be especially careful not to use contact cleaning agents containing oil, since they may deform the plastic components. Kenwood follows a policy of continuous advance- ments in development. For this reason, specifica- tions may be changed without notice.
  • Page 49 ... 1, 11 camcorder, connecting ... 29 CD player, connecting ... 14, 15 center speaker, connecting ... 5 clearing PowerTouch stored settings ... 33 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D deleting, PowerTouch setup codes ... 39 optical cable devices 200-Disc CD Changer ... 15 identifying to PowerTouch ...
  • Page 50 TV ... 11 camcorder ... 29 DVD player ... 17, 19 laser disc player (AC-3 Output) ... 25 laser disc player (no AC-3 Output) ... 27 satellite tuner ... 11 TV ... 9 VCR ... 13 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 51 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D NOTES...
  • Page 52 For your records Record the serial number, found on the back of the unit, in the spaces designated on the warranty card, and the space provided below. Refer to the model and serial numbers whenever you call upon your dealer for information or service on this product.
  • Page 54 Using Your New Kenwood Audio-Video Receiver Welcome to the Users’ Guide for your new Kenwood Audio- Video Receiver. The KRF-X9992D connects all your current audio and video components. It allows you to control them all with Kenwood’s remarkable PowerTouch touch screen remote—a graphical user interface without having to use your TV! NetFront®...
  • Page 55 Chapter One: Moving Around ... 1 What’s on the Front Panel of Your Kenwood Audio - Video Receiver? ... 2 What’s on PowerTouch? ... 3 What’s on PowerTouch’s Screen? ... 4 How is PowerTouch Powered? ... 5 How Do I Use PowerTouch? ... 6 How Do I Move Around? ...
  • Page 56 Laser Disc Player ... 34 Camcorder or Additional VCR ... 35 Music Devices ... 36 Kenwood 200-Disc CD Changer ... 36 Displaying Disc and Track Titles ... 38 Single or Rotary CD Player ... 43 MD Recorder or Tape Deck ... 46 Turntable ...
  • Page 57 Video ... 76 I can’t see the program I’m playing on the TV There wasn’t any video output to my VCR when I recorded ... 76 PowerTouch ... 76 I don’t see icons for all my devices ... 76 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 58 When I press a key to tune to a preset station, the receiver does not respond ... 83 Macro is not running as I programmed ... 83 When the listen mode is in “6ch Input”, there are commands which the receiver does not accept ... 83 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 59: Chapter One: Moving Around

    PowerTouch. The chapter also includes an explanation of how to navigate the convenient graphical display on your new PowerTouch. It includes the following sections: What’s on the Front Panel of Your Kenwood Audio - Video Receiver? What’s on PowerTouch? How is PowerTouch Powered?
  • Page 60: What's On The Front Panel Of Your Kenwood Audio-Video

    What’s on the Front Panel of Your Kenwood Audio-Video ON/STANDBY POWER Power On/Standby button Standby indicator light Display panel Speaker selector buttons (see page 10) Headphone jack Mute button (see page 15) IR indicator IR transmitters Volume control knob 10. Display Mode button (see page 62)
  • Page 61: Receiver

    This condition is referred to as the standby mode of the unit. While the unit is in the standby mode, it can be turned ON from the remote control unit. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 62: What's On Powertouch

    Confirm button Mute button (see page 15) Volume up/down button (see page 10) Contrast button On/Standby button Backlight button (see page 60) Quick Access menu Touch screen display 10. Stylus (stored on top edge) Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D CONTRAST ON/STANDBY BACKLIGHT...
  • Page 63: What's On Powertouch's Screen

    • Listen modes such as stereo, Dolby Digital or MPEG • user-defined Macro functions that let you perform a series of tasks with a single button touch. These macros are also available on each device’s More screen. Device Control/Menu Section Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 64: How Is Powertouch Powered

    Use the Main menu to navigate through the feature menus to exactly the feature or device you want to use. Using these features, your Kenwood PowerTouch can store and display a large number of tasks, making it easier for you to access features.
  • Page 65: How Do I Use Powertouch

    PowerTouch. For more information on identifying devices to the PowerTouch, see “Chapter Two: Setting Up PowerTouch” in the Connections and Setup Guide. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 66: How Do I Move Around

    (such as radio stations, CD titles, etc.). To enter text for names: 1. Access the control screen with the item name you want to change. You have accessed the appropriate screen if appears on the screen. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 67 • Touch to clear the last character you entered. Touch to delete all the characters in the line. • Touch to save your title then touch the previous menu. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D to return to...
  • Page 68: Chapter Two: Using Powertouch

    How Do I Operate Devices? Movie Devices Music Devices How Do I Record (Edit Mode)? How Do I Adjust PowerTouch’s Display? How Do I Perform Several Actions at Once? Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D page 10 page 26 page 27 page 36 page 56...
  • Page 69: How Do I Adjust The Sound

    Front A speakers. Adjusting the Volume Use one of the following methods to adjust the volume. • Turn the volume knob on the front panel of the receiver. • Press in the appropriate direction on PowerTouch. DOWN Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 70: Adjusting The Loudness (Stereo Mode Only)

    Use the Sound menu to adjust the bass or treble tone of your front left and right speakers manually. In addition to setting bass and treble tone adjustment values, you can completely bypass the tone control circuitry for a purer sound. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 71 How Do I Adjust the Sound? 1. Touch on the Quick Access menu to open the Sound menu: 2. Touch to open the Tone menu: 3. Touch to turn the tone settings on or off. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 72: Adjusting Speaker Levels

    Chapter Two: Setting Up PowerTouch in the Connections and Setup Guide. 1. Touch on the Quick Access menu to open the Sound menu: Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D ) or right arrow ( ) next to a tone...
  • Page 73 These settings automatically return to the level you adjust on Chapter Two of Connection and Setup Guide whenever you select a different source device or turn the receiver’s power off. ) or down arrow ( Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D ) to adjust the...
  • Page 74: Muting Sound

    Midnight theatre function only works if you are listening to a Dolby Digital program that has been encoded with special compression data. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 75: What Are Listen Modes

    Quick Access menu button to access that menu. What are Listen Modes? You can experience true home-theater sound with your Kenwood Audio-Video Receiver. This receiver incorporates several listen modes to let you enjoy surround sound with a wide variety of program sources.
  • Page 76 Compared with Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Digital has more clarity, greater surround envelopment, and more realistic sound movement between channels. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 77 THX engineers developed patented technologies to accurately translate the sound from the movie theatre environment into the home, correcting the tonal and spatial errors that occur. On the KRF-X9992D, when the THX mode is on, the THX technologies are automatically added after the decoded signal.
  • Page 78 Your receiver can detect and switch between these formats automatically. To check the Surround Play status: 1. Touch on the Quick Access menu to open the Listen Mode menu: 2. Touch . This displays the Input Sound Status screen, which shows the signal being displayed. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 79 • The available surround modes may be restricted depending on the input signal. MPEG and Dolby Digital are only available if a MPEG or Dolby Digital signal is present at the digital input. For more information, see Chapter Three: Troubleshooting. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 80: Switching To Analog Input

    Analog. To do so, select “ANALOG” appears on the front panel of the receiver. When you are finished listening to analog media, set the receiver’s input back to digital. To do so, select the Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D icon.
  • Page 81: Applying Digital Signal Processor (Dsp) Effects

    • The EFFECT level lets you adjust the amount of DSP “pres- ence” in the sonic environment according to your preference. To set a DSP effect: 1. Touch on the Quick Access menu to open the Listen Mode menu: Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 82 3. Touch a DSP mode icon button. 4. (Optional) Touch (Parameter) to adjust the wall type and effect level to your taste. 5. Select the item to be adjusted: • Wall Type changes the quality of the simulated walls. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 83: Applying Thx Technologies

    On the KRF-X9992D, when the THX mode is on, the THX technologies are automatically added after the decoded signal. Movies which have been encoded in Dolby Digital, MPEG, Dolby Pro Logic, Stereo and Mono can all benefit from activat- ing the THX technologies.
  • Page 84: What If I Want To Use Headphones

    What if I Want to Use Headphones? Insert your headphone jack into the receiver jack. Adjust the sound as described earlier in this chapter. If you want to listen to a Dolby Digital or MPEG program through headphones, switch the speaker selectors off. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 85: How Do I Operate Devices

    As you use PowerTouch, remember that this manual only gives instructions for operating PowerTouch with a particular device. It is not intended to explain how your devices work—for that information see the manuals that came with your devices. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 86: Movie Devices

    (note which device you have connected to the jack in the space provided): I should use this button Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D to control this device... (use this space to note your devices, The device icons will also appear in the...
  • Page 87 What if I Want PowerTouch to Control Additional Functions?” on page 39 of the Connections and Setup Guide. For more inforamtion on device macros, see “How Do I Perform Several Actions at Once?” on page 63 of this manual. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 88 Touch to access any customized commands you have taught PowerTouch for this device and to access this device’s macros. Touch the command or macro name to use it. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 89 2. Touch the TV or input icon button to which you assigned the cable TV tuner. This accesses the cable TV controls: 3. Use this screen as your cable TV remote. The available buttons may vary depending on the setup code you assigned to this icon. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 90: Vcr

    Quick Access menu to return to the Movie menu. To operate the VCR: 1. Touch on the main or Quick Access menu. 2. Touch the Video icon to which you assigned the VCR. This accesses the VCR controls: Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 91 Control Additional Functions?” on page 39 of the Connections and Setup Guide. For more inforamtion on device macros, see “How Do I Perform Several Actions at Once?” on page 63 of this manual. 4. Touch on Quick Access menu to return to the Movie menu. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 92: Dvd Player

    Control Additional Functions?” on page 39 of the Connections and Setup Guide. For more inforamtion on device macros, see “How Do I Perform Several Actions at Once?” on page 63 of this manual. 4. Touch on Quick Access menu to return to the Movie menu. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 93: Laser Disc Player

    Touch to access any customized commands you have taught PowerTouch for this device and to access this device’s macros. Touch the command or macro name to use it. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 94: Camcorder Or Additional Vcr

    Quick Access menu. 2. Touch to set the camcorder or VCR as the input source. 3. Play your camcorder or VCR as normal. Please note that you cannot control these components with PowerTouch; you must still operate them manually. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 95: Music Devices

    Kenwood 200-Disc CD Changer Kenwood 200-Disc CD Changers have many different features that make them ideal complements to your Kenwood receiver. Some changer models can store disc and track titles for all loaded discs, and then download this information to your receiver for display on PowerTouch’s screen.
  • Page 96 Control Additional Functions?” on page 39 of the Connections and Setup Guide. For more inforamtion on device macros, see “How Do I Perform Several Actions at Once?” on page 63 of this manual. 4. Touch on Quick Access menu to return to the Music menu. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 97: Displaying Disc And Track Titles

    How Do I Operate Devices? Displaying Disc and Track Titles Kenwood 200-Disc CD Changers allow you to easily search for and select a particular CD or song by title from any disc you’ve loaded into the unit. PowerTouch can display these disc and track titles on its LCD display, allowing you to choose discs and songs by title in a few simple steps.
  • Page 98 3. Touch 4. If you haven’t already done so on the CD changer, touch . This reads all of the disc and track title information into the CD changer’s memory. Touch controls. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D to return to the CD...
  • Page 99 2. Touch 3. Stop playing a CD. (if it is playing) 4. Touch control commands. If you pressed the currently selected disc. . This accesses the appropriate , you will be entering track titles for Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D to open...
  • Page 100 The track title information is not stored permanently in Power- Touch. Each time you select a CD to play you have to download its track title information. To play discs and tracks by title: 1. Touch on the main or Quick Access menu. 2. Touch Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 101 9. When you’ve highlighted the track you want to begin playing, touch 10. Touch to return to the CD controls. ) to scroll through the . The track titles for that disc are ) to scroll through the Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 102: Single Or Rotary Cd Player

    Touch to access any customized commands you have taught PowerTouch for this device and to access this device’s macros. Touch the command or macro name to use it. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 103 Quick Access menu. 2. Touch . This accesses the CD controls: 3. Use this screen as your CD player remote. The available buttons may vary depending on the setup code you assigned to this icon. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 104 To play Video CDs (if your CD player supports the Video CD format): 1. Touch on the main or Quick Access menu. 2. Touch 3. Touch the Video CD button. This accesses the Video CD controls: Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 105: Md Recorder Or Tape Deck

    Touch to access any customized commands you have taught PowerTouch for this device and to access this device’s macros. Touch the command or macro name to use it. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 106 4. Touch on Quick Access menu to return to the Music menu. Entering Disc and Track Titles: If you have Kenwood DMF- 7020 or DMF-9020, you can also use PowerTouch to enter disc or track titles. To enter disc or track titles: 1.
  • Page 107 What if I Want PowerTouch to Control Additional Functions?” on page 39 of the Connections and Setup Guide. For more inforamtion on device macros, see “How Do I Perform Several Actions at Once?” on page 63 of this manual. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 108: Turntable

    PowerTouch. 3. Use the available commands as your CD player or tape deck remote. Touch to access any customized commands you have taught PowerTouch for this device. Touch the command to use it. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 109: Tuner

    Quick Access menu to return to the Music menu. Tuner To tune in to a radio station: 1. Touch on the main or Quick Access menu. 2. Touch . This accesses the tuner commands: 3. Tune in the station: • Touch to change bands. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 110 RDS Functions help you: • Search for programs of a specific type using Program Type Identification Search (PTY search). Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D ) or right arrow ( and enter the broadcast frequency using ) or right end arrow ( to open the stored stations list.
  • Page 111 Stations Automatically” on page 40 of the Connections and Setup Guide. To search for a specific type of music or radio program: 1. Touch on the main or Quick Access menu. 2. Touch 3. Touch at the top of the screen. This accesses RDS commands: Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 112 Light Classical Music Serious Classical Music Other Music Weather Finance Children’s programmes Social affaires Religion Phone in Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D ) or right arrow ( ) to cycle through Receiver Display POP M ROCK M EASY M LIGHT M CLASSICS...
  • Page 113 Oldies Music Folk Music Documentary News Current Affairs Information Sports Education Drama Cultures Science Varied Speech Receiver Display TRAVEL LEISURE JAZZ COUNTRY NATION M OLDIES FOLK M DUCUMENT NEWS AFFAIRS INFO SPORT EDUCATE DRAMA CULTURE SCIENCE VARIED Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 114 • If the tuner locates a station playing the program type you want, reception begins. The display changes to show the station name. To change to a different program type, repeat Steps 4 through 6 above. To cancel the program search, touch Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D during the PTY search.
  • Page 115: How Do I Record (Edit Mode)

    PowerTouch provides a simple yet powerful editing procedure that lets you quickly and easily specify the source and destina- tion devices. To record: 1. Touch on the main or Quick Access menu to open the Edit menu: Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 116 4. Touch the record control on the destination device, then switch to the source device and touch the play control. 5. Touch any Quick Access button to change to that menu. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D . PowerTouch...
  • Page 117 MD recorder’s digital input. For more information on this connection, see “Connecting Your MD Recorder or Primary Tape Deck” on page 20 of the Connections and Setup Guide. Dolby Digital and MPEG signals cannot be recorded. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 118 MODE, try MANUAL REC MODE. (When you want to select MANUAL REC MODE, play the music first, and then select the mode in the same way. If no sound is heard, press the DISPLAY MODE key once.) Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 119: How Do I Adjust Powertouch's Display

    Backlight is automatically turned off when PowerTouch goes to “sleep”—you will need to turn it on again when you reactivate PowerTouch. Keep the Back Light turned off during normal use to maximize the life of your batteries. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 120: How Do I See Powertouch's Screen More Clearly

    You can turn these sounds off if you don’t want to hear them. To turn the beeps off: 1. Touch on the main menu then touch 2. Touch once to turn off beeping. Touch it again to turn beeping back on. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 121: Using Powertouch To Dim Or Brighten The Receiver's Front Panel

    Changing the Front Panel Display Mode 1. Touch on the main menu then touch 2. Touch until the display mode that you want appears. A: Connected Device B: Input Terminal Video 4 C: Listen Mode Dolby Digital Input Type DGTL Connected Device Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 122: How Do I Perform Several Actions At Once

    VCR. You would then define a macro that: • changes the TV station to channel 3 • turns on the VCR • delays 1 second to allow the VCR to power up • switchs the TV input to VCR • starts the tape playing Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 123: Creating Macros

    3. Figure out what device you will be using when you want to run the macro and select a macro line associated with that device. 4. Touch . Enter a name for the macro. See “How Do I Enter Text?” on page 7 for more information on entering names. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 124 How Do I Perform Several Actions at Once? 5. Touch 6. Touch a blank space (blank macro function line). Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 125 11. If some of the functions did not occur, you need to insert delay before these functions. To insert a delay (which is stored on its own line as a separate action): a. Touch the device line whose function did not occur. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 126 Touch a macro function line where you want to insert a function, then touch b. Touch a device, then touch an available function. 13.Repeat steps 7 through 9 until you have defined all the actions necessary for this macro. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 127: Using Macros

    • from the Macro Summary menu, which displays all the available macros • from the More screen for each device, which displays the macros associated with that device To run a macro from the Macro Summary menu: Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 128 1. Follow the steps under the device name in this chapter to access the controls for that device. 2. Touch 3. Choose the macro from the list on the right side of the screen. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D ) to scroll through the...
  • Page 129: Chapter Three: Troubleshooting

    This step will really help narrow down the possible causes. Test all your con- nected devices and eliminate the ones where the problem doesn’t occur. When you’re done with this step, you’ll Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 130 The rest of this chapter presents some common problems, grouped by type, and the steps you can take to resolve them. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 131: Sound

    CD2/Tape2 monitor indicator on the receiver’s front panel will be lit). See “What’s on the Front Panel of Your Kenwood Audio - Video Receiver?” on page 2 of this manual. • The input mode matches the input signal (e.g., analog vs.
  • Page 132: I Can't Hear Sound From My Surround Or Center Speakers

    CD2/Tape2 monitor indicator on the receiver’s front panel will be lit). See “What’s on the Front Panel of Your Kenwood Audio - Video Receiver?” on page 2 of this manual. • The correct speakers have been activated. See “Turning the Speakers On”...
  • Page 133 3. Select 4. Touch . Every time you select the button the volume will cycle between 0dB, -3dB, -6dB and back up to 0dB. Select the level that best matches that of the other sources. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 134: There Wasn't Any Sound Recorded On Tapes Made On My Vcr Or Tape Deck

    With a Dolby Digital program, the loud sounds aren’t very loud and the quiet sounds aren’t very quiet Check that volume extremes are not automatically being bal- anced. See “Midnight Theatre Function” on page 15 of this manual. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 135: I Hear A Hum When I Select The Phono Input

    If you select any of them, there will be no commands in the command area. You must set up PowerTouch before you can begin controlling devices. See Chapter Two of the Connections and Setup Guide. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 136: My Powertouch Is Slow To Respond-Sometimes I Have To Press Buttons Or Select Commands Several Times

    My PowerTouch is not responding • Make sure you are within the operating range for PowerTouch. See page 5 of this manual. • Replace the batteries. See Chapter Two of the Connections and Setup Guide. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 137: My Powertouch Is Beeping. What Does That Mean

    Meaning Confirms your most recent button push or touch Indicates that your most recent button push or touch could not be performed Confirms learning or copying Indicates that learning or copying was not successful Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 138: Receiver/Tuner

    3. Continue to hold the Power button for more than 1 second. The following settings are cleared: • The device set as input (Tuner is selected by default)—see “How Do I Operate Devices?” on page 26 of this manual. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 139: The Sound Is Distorted, And The Clip Indicator On The Receiver's Front Panel Flashes Red Continually, Or Stays Red For More Than 1 Second At A Time

    1 second or longer. Occasional brief flashing of the CLIP indicator is okay). 1. Select the icon for the source device. For CD1, Video2, Video3, and Video 4, also select the Input Analog icon. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 140 0dB, -3dB, -6dB and back up to 0dB. 5. While the source component is playing, reduce the Input Level to -3dB. If the CLIP indicator still flashes frequently or remains lit for 1 second or longer, reduce the Input Level to -6dB. Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 141: I Can't Access Any Rds (Radio Data System) Functions

    • Check whether the receiver or antenna is too close to a TV or other electrical appliance. • Adjust the antenna for best reception. • If you live in an area with weak FM signals, consider a rooftop or an amplified FM antenna (available at any home electronics store). Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 142: When I Press A Key To Tune To A Preset Station, The Receiver Does Not Respond

    • On or Off command for audio devices may not work cor- rectly if they are not Kenwood components connected via system control cables. • On or Off command for TV monitor may not work correctly.
  • Page 143 PowerTouch display screen ... 76 identifying components ... 26, 76 Input Analog mode ... 21 IR indicator and transmitters ... 2 items on PowerTouch ... 3 joystick moving around on PowerTouch ... 7 on PowerTouch ... 3 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...
  • Page 144 PHONO input, troubleshooting ... 76 playing video CDs ... 45 Power On/Standby button ... 2 preset stations, troubleshooting ... 83 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D radio stations, troubleshooting ... 82 RDS (Radio Data System) definition ... 51 features ... 51 searching for radio stations using PowerTouch ...
  • Page 145 PowerTouch in the dark ... 60 PowerTouch’s interface ... 6 helpful hints when recording ... 58 operating ... 31, 35 recording a program ... 56 troubleshooting ... 76 video CDs, playing ... 45 volume adjusting ... 10 control knob ... 2 Audio-Video Receiver KRF-X9992D...