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
[XS8], [XS], or [XR] connection mode.
If your component has the mode select switch, set the con-
nected components to the [SL16] mode.
• You may connect the system control cord to either the up or down
EXAMPLE: [SL16] mode connections
The underlined portion represents the setting of the system control
[SL16] [XS] [XS8] [XR]
[SL16] [XS] [XS8]
• In order to take advantage of the system control operations, 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. Do not make system connections with
equipment that is not [SL16] compatible.
• 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.
or MD recorder
Do not connect a system control cord to a cassette deck con-
nected to the VIDEO2/MONITOR jacks.
SYSTEM CONTROL OPERATIONS
Lets you operate this unit with the system remote supplied with the
When you start playback from a source component, the input selector
on this unit switches to that component automatically.
Lets you synchronize recording with the start of playback when
recording from CD, MD or analog discs.
Setting up the system