Connecting the system control
Connecting system control cords after connecting a
KENWOOD audio component system lets you take
advantage of convenient system control operations.
This unit is compatible only with the [SL-16] mode. The
system control operation is not available if the unit is
connected in the [XS-8], [XS], or [XR] connection
If your component has the mode select switch, set the
connected components to the [SL16] mode.
EXAMPLE: [SL16] mode connections
The underlined portion represents the setting of the system
[SL16] [XS] [XS8] [XR]
[SL16] [XS] [XS8]
• In order to take advantage of the system control opera-
tions, the components must be connected to the correct
jacks. To use a CD player it must be connected to the CD
jacks. To use a cassette deck (or MD recorder) it must be
connected to the MD/TAPE jacks. When using more than
one CD player (etc.) only the one connected to the
specified jacks may be connected for system control.
• Some CD players and cassette decks are not compatible
with the [SL16] system control mode.
• Some MD players are not system control compatible.
You cannot make system control connections to this
kind of equipment.
1. [SL16] equipment cannot be combined with [XR], [XS],
and [XS8] equipment for system operations. If your
equipment consists of this kind of combination, please do
not connect any system control cords. Even without
system control cords, normal operations can be carried
out without effecting performance.
2. Do not connect system control cords to any components
other than those specified by KENWOOD. It may cause
a malfunction and damage your equipment.
3. Be sure the system control plugs are inserted all the way
in to the system control terminals.
SYSTEM CONTROL cord
or MD recorder
Do not connect a system control cord to a cassette
deck connected to the TAPE2/MONITOR jacks.
SYSTEM CONTROL operations
Lets you operate this unit with the system remote sup-
plied with the receiver.
When you start playback from a source component, the
input selector on this unit switches to that component
Lets you synchronize recording with the start of playback
when recording from CD, MD or analog discs.
Setting up the system