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MICRO HI-FI COMPONENT SYSTEM
HM-331
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION
COMPACT
COMPACT
DIGITAL AUDIO
DIGITAL AUDIO
TEXT
B60-4228-00 00 CH (M,T) OC 9809

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  • Page 1 MICRO HI-FI COMPONENT SYSTEM HM-331 INSTRUCTION MANUAL KENWOOD CORPORATION COMPACT COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO DIGITAL AUDIO TEXT B60-4228-00 00 CH (M,T) OC 9809...
  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    Class 1. It means that the unit is utilizing laser beams that are of a weaker class. There is no danger of hazardous radiation outside the unit. HM-331 (En/T) AC 220–240V CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Setting the Program Timer ... 40 Activating or deactivating the O.T.T. or program timer execution ... 42 Sleep timer ... 42 Knowledge section Important Items ... 43 Maintenance ...43 Reference ... 43 In case of difficulty ... 44 Specifications ... 47 HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 4: Special Features

    Loop antenna (1) Remote control unit (1) *AC plug adaptor (1) *Use to adapt the plug on the power cord to the shape of the wall outlet. (Accessory only for regions where use is necessary.) Before applying power HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 5: Handling Of Discs

    Keep the cassette tapes away from any magnetic field. When there is slack in the tape In such a case, insert a pencil into the reel hole and wind the reel hub to remove the slack. HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 6: System Connection

    “In case of difficulty”. Twist CAUTION Note on Connection Connect the components as shown in the diagram. Only plug the power cord into a power outlet once connections are completed. Speaker (right) HM-331 (En/T) ¤...
  • Page 7 3Locate the position providing good reception condition. 4Fix the antenna. Other countries SPEAKERS (6–16 ) SPEAKERS (6–16 ) – – – – SUPER WOOFER PRE OUT MANUAL AUTO PANEL OPEN/CLOSE POWER cord TO WALL AC OUTLET AC 220–240V System connection HM-331 (En/T) Speaker (left)
  • Page 8: Connection Of Other Accessories (Commercially Available Parts)

    3.Be sure to attach the protection cap when the connector is not used. 4.Never band or bundle the optical-fiber cable. System connection coaxial cable con- 10mm 10mm Antenna adaptor (optional) Europe, and U.K. AUTO SUPER WOOFER POWER cord TO WALL AC OUTLET HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 9: Controls And Indicators

    ! RDS-related indication (expect for some areas) @ Cassette deck, reverse mode and TAPE equalizer (T.E.) indicators # CD play/pause indicators Indicates the play and pause modes of CD. HM-331 (En/T) R·D·S EON NEWS TA PTY T.E. TITLE SEARCH MD EDIT...
  • Page 10: Main Unit

    TUNER / band menu set / demo panel tape direction on/standby STOP TAPE phones Controls and indicators push open TAPE O.T.E. repeat sound & VOLUME / multi control ¡ push open while the unit is in standby mode HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 11 AUTO open / close ANTENNA SPEAKERS (6–16 ) – – DIGITAL OPTICAL SUPER WOOFER PRE OUT MANUAL AUTO PANEL OPEN/CLOSE AUX INPUT Controls and indicators HM-331 (En/T) &) ∞ › ¡ ‡ fl · REVOLVING CONTROL PANEL (close state) panel...
  • Page 12: Remote Control Unit

    Press to switch the time information displayed during CD playback. DOT DISP. key Used for scroll display of the text infomations of CD-TEXT compatible disc. # VOLUME (%,fi) keys Controls and indicators HM-331 (En/T) &( & ⁄ ª ¡ ) key ∞...
  • Page 13: Operation Of Remote Control Unit

    FM: 100 kHz AM: 10 kHz 4 Establish the selection by pressing the "set/ FM: 50 kHz demo" key. AM: 9 kHz HM-331 (En/T) 3 Close the cover. Remote sensor 30˚ 30˚ 50 kHz" (FM 50 kHz, AM 9 kHz)
  • Page 14: Let's Put Out Some Sound

    2. Selecting the desired output. TUNER (Broadcasts) TAPE AUX (External input) 3. Volume adjustment. HM-331 (En/T) "sound" key ) is pressed while the unit is ON, ÷ Pressing the CD 6, AUX, TAPE or “TUNER/band” key selects the cor- responding input.
  • Page 15: Listening Through Headphones

    ÷ When the TUNER or AUX input is selected, APS MD EDIT operates only when the volume is set to zero or when MUTE is on. Let's put out some sound HM-331 (En/T) sound EX.BASS The lowest and highest frequencies are en- hanced regardless of the current volume level.
  • Page 16: Playback Of Cd

    1 Open the CD cover. 2 Place a disc. 3 Close the CD cover. 2. Start playback. Let's put out some sound HM-331 (En/T) Skipping tracks Start playback/ To pause playback To stop playback The label side must be on top.
  • Page 17: In Regard To Cd-Text

    MD EDIT ÷ Only time information 1 and 2 can be displayed during single-track repeated playback or random play- back. Let's put out some sound HM-331 (En/T) STOP 1 2 3 (Elapsed time of track being played) - 2 3 7...
  • Page 18: Playback Of Tape

    This direction is the direction stored in memory when the tape was last stopped. (To change the tape transport direction, press the TAPE key (2, 3) dur- ing playback then press the stop key (7).) Let's put out some sound HM-331 (En/T) Selection of reverse mode...
  • Page 19 To set the tape counter to “0000”, open the cas- sette holder once. Then the counter will be reset. Let's put out some sound HM-331 (En/T) STOP (Main unit only) VOLUME / multi control menu set/demo Initial setup Both sides are played back (recorded), and then the tape stops.
  • Page 20: Receiving Broadcast Station

    Press ¢ for the order of 1=2=3 ... 38=39=40=1... Press 4 for the order of 40=39=38 ... 3=2=1=40... Let's put out some sound HM-331 (En/T) When the “TUNER/band” key is pressed, the unit will automatically be switched on and reception status will be reached.
  • Page 21 ÷ Normally, use the AUTO (Auto tuning, stereo recep- TITLE tion) mode. MD ED Tuner frequency display Each press of the TIME DISP. key changes the displayed contents. Let's put out some sound HM-331 (En/T) (manual preset) ENTER TRACK NO. TOTAL AUTO TUNED 8 9 0 0...
  • Page 22: Let's Recording

    3 Stop playback. Check the tape transport direction indicator. 3. Set the recording condition. Select the reverse mode. HM-331 (En/T) ÷ Differentiation between normal (TYPE ) and high (TYPE ) tape is set automatically. ÷ Remove tape slack before loading.
  • Page 23: Start Recording

    1 Play (or tune) the input source to be recorded. 2 Start recording. ÷ Recording stops automatically when the tape side (s) to be recorded have been fully recorded. Let's recording HM-331 (En/T) • • • • • • The character information display shows the recording input source.
  • Page 24: Playback Of Cd

    AUTO TUNED STEREO P - 1 4 BEST (P-14 has been deleted.) ÷ Each time the key is pressed, the last track in the program is cleared. HM-331 (En/T) REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O TOTAL AUTO TUNED 0 0 0 REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S.
  • Page 25: Repeated Playback

    Press the REPEAT key repeatedly until the repeat mode is switched off. ÷ The “REPEAT” or “REPEAL ALL” indicator turns off and playback according to the current CD player mode starts. Playback of CD HM-331 (En/T) REPEAT TOTAL AUTO RANDOM TRACK NO...
  • Page 26: Listening To An Unexpected Title Sequence (Random Playback)

    SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S EON EON TA PTY TOTAL AUTO TUNED STEREO T.E. BEST HITS O.T.E. R A N D O M • • TITLE SEARCH MD EDIT Press so that the “RANDOM” indicator goes off. RANDOM HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 27 W o r l d M u s i c (When pressed during playback) Scrolls the track title display. 8 0 5 8 N e w Y o r k : B i Playback of CD HM-331 (En/T) BEST HITS O.T.E.
  • Page 28: Radio Data System) (Except For Some Areas)

    1 0 2 5 0 T U N E R ⁄ ÷ Some functions may not be provided or be given different names depending on countries or ar- eas. HM-331 (En/T) SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S EON NEWS TA PTY AUTO TUNED STEREO T.E.
  • Page 29: Searching For A Desired Program Type (Pty Search)

    RDS station, “NONE” is dis- played. Program type table 1 ¡ keys DOWN ¡ ¡ *M.O.R. Music (Middle of the Road Music) HM-331 (En/T) REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S EON EON TOTAL AUTO TUNED...
  • Page 30 BEST HITS O.T.E. • • • • • TITLE SEARCH MD EDIT Goes off REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S EON EON TOTAL AUTO TUNED STEREO T.E. BEST HITS O.T.E. M • • • • • TITLE SEARCH MD EDIT HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 31: To Be Able To Listen To The Desired Information At Any Time

    3 TA/NEWS ... Traffic Announcement/ 4 Display not lit ... EON cancelled This lights when a station transmits traffic information. RANDOM REPEAT TRACK NO. T U N E R HM-331 (En/T) (EON) News SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S EON NEWS TOTAL AUTO...
  • Page 32 “RDS” and “EON” are lit. REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S EON NEWS TOTAL AUTO TUNED STEREO 9 0 0 0 T.E. BEST HITS O.T.E. • • • • • • TITLE SEARCH MD EDIT HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 33: Convenient Recording Methods

    Recording of programmed tracks in the pro- grammed order. (Convenient for recording only the desired CD tracks in the desired order.) Program recording can be used in combination with the ”One-touch recording” . HM-331 (En/T) › fi...
  • Page 34: One-Touch Recording (Cd = Tape)

    (single-track recording)”, repeat steps 2 and 3 for each track. TAPE O.T.E. At the end of the recording Cassette deck : Stop is executed after an unre- Convenient Recording Methods HM-331 (En/T) Main unit 1 Select “O.T.E. ?“. VOLUME / multi control menu 2 Start recording. set/demo corded portion of about 4 sec.
  • Page 35: Program Recording (Cd = Tape)

    ÷ Tracks programmed in excess of the tape recording time will be cut off. TAPE O.T.E. At the end of the recording Cassette deck : Stop is executed after an unre- Convenient Recording Methods HM-331 (En/T) › corded portion of about 4 sec. has been produced.
  • Page 36: Tone Adjustment

    T R E B L E • • TITLE MD E REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S EON EON TA PTY TOTAL AUTO TUNED STEREO 0 1 2 BEST HITS O.T.E. • • • • TITLE SEARCH MD EDIT HM-331 (En/T) T.E.
  • Page 37: Adjusting The Aux Input Level

    ÷ Adjust the input level while “INPUT” is displayed. ÷ Adjustment is possible over the range from -6 to +3. Tone adjustment HM-331 (En/T) 8 0 1 8 0 0 1 2 BEST HITS O.T.E. • • • TITLE...
  • Page 38: Clock Adjustment

    + 2 • • • TITLE SEARCH MD EDIT REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S EON EON TA PTY TOTAL AUTO TUNED STEREO 8 0 7 T.E. BEST HITS O.T.E. + 2 • • • TITLE SEARCH MD EDIT HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 39: Timer Operation

    The time is advanced. ÷ The ON time can be set in steps of 5 minutes. ÷ When the O.T.T. has been set by pressing the “set/demo” key, the display shows “COMPLETE !”. HM-331 (En/T) Blinks REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG.
  • Page 40: Setting The Program Timer

    ÷ The previously set contents are displayed. (If you do not want to change them, simply press the “set/demo” key.) Adjust the clock before setting the timer. Timer operation To listen to tape For recording Make preparations for recording. ™ TAPE PROG. 1 SET PROG. 2 SET HM-331 (En/T)
  • Page 41 For timer recording VOLUME / multi control set/demo ÷ When the O.T.T. has been set by pressing the “set/ demo” key, the display shows “COMPLETE !”. Timer operation HM-331 (En/T) SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. RANDOM REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG.
  • Page 42: Activating Or Deactivating The O.t.t. Or Program Timer Execution

    SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. R·D·S E TRACK NO TOTAL AUTO TUNED STEREO Lights REPEAT SLEEP A.P.S. O.T.T. PROG. TOTAL AUTO TUNED STEREO 0 1 2 BEST HITS O. • • • • Duration for sleep timer HM-331 (En/T) Goes off...
  • Page 43: Important Items

    OUT THE PERMISSION OF THE COPYRIGHT OWNERS. ANYONE WISHING TO COPY COMMERCIALLY AVAIL- ABLE TAPES OR DISC SHOULD CONTACT THE ME- CHANICAL COPYRIGHT PROTECTION SOCIETY LIM- ITED OR THE PERFORMING RIGHTS SOCIETY LIMITED. HM-331 (En/T) Clock display Amplifier section "on/standby" status (ON or STANDBY)
  • Page 44: In Case Of Difficulty

    ÷ Switch the suspected electric appliance OFF. ÷ Install the TV or the system at an in- creased distance between them. ÷ Preset stations with tunable frequen- cies. ÷ Preset stations again. HM-331 (En/T) fl ° ¡...
  • Page 45 CD or cassette tape. In case of difficulty HM-331 (En/T) Remedy ÷ Place the disc properly, with the label side facing upward. ÷ Place the disc properly.
  • Page 46 ÷ The cassette holder is not closed com- pletely. ÷ The TAPE input is selected. ÷ The tape is fully wound to one of the reels. In case of difficulty HM-331 (En/T) Remedy ÷ Clean the head referring to “Mainte- nance”. ÷ Try another tape.
  • Page 47: Specifications

    [General] Power consumption ... 36 W Dimensions ... W : 180 mm Weight (net) ... 5.1 kg KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice. Notes Notes ÷ Sufficient performance may not be exhibited at extremely cold locations (where water freezes).
  • Page 48 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 informa- tion or service on this product.