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Kenwood KRF-V5050D Instruction Manual

Kenwood audio video surround receiver instruction manual vr-506, vr-505, vr-517, krf-v6050d, krf-v5050d, krf-v5550d
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AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER
VR-506
VR-505
VR-517
KRF-V6050D
KRF-V5050D
KRF-V5550D
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION
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.
About the supplied remote control
Compared to standard remote controls, the remote control supplied with this receiver has several operation
modes. These modes enable the remote control to control other audio/video components. In order to
effectively use the remote control it is important to read the operating instructions and obtain a proper
understanding of the remote control and how to switch its operation modes (etc.).
Using the remote control without completely understanding its design and how to switch the operation modes
may result in incorrect operations.
B60-4942-10 03 MA (K, P, Y, M, X, I)
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  • Page 1 AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER VR-506 VR-505 VR-517 KRF-V6050D KRF-V5050D KRF-V5550D INSTRUCTION MANUAL KENWOOD CORPORATION 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. About the supplied remote control Compared to standard remote controls, the remote control supplied with this receiver has several operation modes.
  • Page 2: Before Applying The Power

    AC 220V - 240V For VR-506 and KRF-V6050D AC 110V - 120V Remote control unit (1) RC-R0615 For VR-505 and KRF-V5050D Remote control unit (1) RC-R0511 For VR-517 and KRF-V5550D Remote control unit (1) RC-R0617 *AC plug adaptor (1) Microcomputer malfunction...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    DVD player operation keys Remote Control (For VR-505/KRF-V5050D) ... 32 Cassette deck, CD player & MD recorder operations (For VR-505/KRF-V5050D) ... 33 Cassette deck, CD player & MD recorder operations (For VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D/ V5550D) ... 34 Other components’ operations (For VR-506/517/ KRF-V6050D/V5550D) ...
  • Page 4: How To Use This Manual

    Universal IR (InfraRed) remote control (Except for VR-505/KRF-V5050D) In addition to the basic receiver, the remote control supplied with this receiver can also operate almost all of your remote controllable audio and video components.
  • Page 5: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Use for headphone listening. ! SPEAKERS A/B keys (For VR-506/KRF-V6050D) Use to turn the A/B speakers ON/OFF. ! SPEAKER key (For VR-505/517/KRF-V5050D/V5550D) Use to turn the speaker ON/OFF. MUTE key (For VR-505/517/KRF-V5050D/V5550D) Use to temporarily mute the sound. @ SOUND key Use to adjust the sound quality and ambience effects.
  • Page 6: Remote Control Unit (Rc-R0615) (Vr-506/Krf-V6050D)

    Remote control unit (RC-R0615) (VR-506/KRF-V6050D) This remote control unit can be used not only for Kenwood products but also for other non-Kenwood products by setting the appropriate maker setup codes. 1 Numeric keys Provide functions identical to those of the original remote control supplied with the component you are controlling.
  • Page 7: Remote Control Unit (Rc-R0511) (Vr-505/Krf-V5050D)

    Remote control unit (RC-R0511) (VR-505/KRF-V5050D) 1 Numeric keys ¢ If CD or MD is selected as the input source, these keys function as numeric keys. If tuner is selected as the input source, these keys are used to call up station presets.
  • Page 8: Remote Control Unit (Rc-R0617) Preparations (Vr-517/Krf-V5550D)

    Remote control unit (RC-R0617) (VR-517/KRF-V5550D) This remote control unit can be used not only for Kenwood products but also for other non-Kenwood products by setting the appropriate maker setup codes. 1 Numeric keys Provide functions identical to those of the original remote control supplied with the component you are controlling.
  • Page 9: Setting Up The System

    Setting up the system Make connections as shown in the following pages. When connecting the related system components, be sure to also refer to the instruction manuals supplied with the components you are connecting. Do not connect the power cord to a wall outlet until all connections are completed.
  • Page 10: Connecting Audio Components

    Connecting audio components SYSTEM CONTROL jacks (For VR-505/517/KRF-V5550D) When you connect the audio cord of the video component to the VIDEO 2/MONITOR jacks, connect the video cord (yellow RCA pin cords) of the connected component to the VIDEO 2 IN jack. Shape of AC outlets U.S.A.
  • Page 11: Connecting Video Components

    Connecting video components 75µs AM 10kHz FM 100kHz 50µs AM 9kHz FM 50kHz EMPHASIS CHANNEL SPACE VIDEO VIDEO 2 IN MONITOR VIDEO 1 IN A video component with digital audio outputs should be connected to the VIDEO2 jacks. S Video jacks (VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D) S VIDEO PLAY IN...
  • Page 12: Connecting A Dvd Player (6-Channel Input)

    Connecting a DVD player (6-channel input) If you have connected a DVD player to the receiver with digital connection, be sure to read the “Input mode settings” section carefully. VIDEO VIDEO 2 IN MONITOR VIDEO 1 IN VIDEO OUT (Yellow RCA pin cord) To switch the speakers off , press the MUTE key.
  • Page 13: Digital Connections

    DIGITAL (AUDIO) To connect an LD player with a DIGITAL RF OUT, connect the LD player to the KENWOOD RF digital demodulator (DEM-9991D). Next, connect the DIGITAL OUT jacks of the demodulator to the DIGITAL IN jacks of the receiver.
  • Page 14: Connecting To The Av Aux Jacks (Vr-506/517/Krf-V6050D Only)

    Connecting to the AV AUX jacks (VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D only) The AV AUX jacks are convenient for connection of video components such as a camcorder or a video game. S VIDEO AV AUX S VIDEO cord VIDEO OUT Camcorder, other VCR, video game, digital camera, S VIDEO OUT or portable MD player •...
  • Page 15: Connecting The System Control

    CD, MD or analog discs. Registering setup codes for KENWOOD audio components (VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D/V5550D) • If you own remote controllable KENWOOD audio components that are not compatible with system control, registering the setup code en- ables you to control those components using the remote control supplied with this unit (without connecting system control cords).
  • Page 16: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the speakers 1 Strip coating. 2 Loosen. 3 Insert. 4 Secure. 1 Strip coating. 2 Push the lever. 3 Insert the cord. 4 Return the lever. Setting up the system Connection of banana plugs (For U.S.A. and Canada) 1 Secure. 2 Insert.
  • Page 17 VR-517/ KRF-V5550D) Center Speaker The VR-505/517/KRF-V5050D/V5550D are equipped with one-touch speaker terminals.They are arranged in the same manner as the speaker terminals of the VR-506/KRF-V6050D. Refer to the instructions on making connections to the VR-506/KRF-V6050D when making con- nections to the VR-505/517/KRF-V5050D/V5550D.
  • Page 18: Preparing The Remote Control

    Speaker placement Center speaker Subwoofer Front speaker Surround speaker Front speakers : Place to the front left and right of the listening position. Front speakers are required for all surround modes. Center speaker : Place front and center. This speaker stabilizes the sound image and helps recreate sound motion.
  • Page 19: Preparing For Surround Sound

    Preparing for surround sound Speaker settings To enable you to obtain optimum enjoyment from the receiver’s listening modes, make sure to complete the speaker settings (subwoofer, front, center, and surround speakers) as described below. MULTI CONTROL SET UP POWER ON/STANDBY (KRF-V6050D/ V5050D/ V5550D)
  • Page 20: Normal Playback

    STEREO MONITOR DOWN MIX TUNED On the VR-505/517/KRF-V5050D/V5550D, press the SPEAKER key to switch the speakers on and off. Turning on the receiver 1 Turn on the power to the related components. 2 Turn on the power to this receiver by pressing POWER (and ON/ STANDBY) key(s).
  • Page 21: Listening To A Source Component

    VIDEO2/MONITOR is VIDEO2 6 “VIDEO2” 7 “DVD/6ch” 8 “AV AUX” else if VIDEO2/MONITOR is MONITOR 6 “DVD/6ch” 7 “AV AUX” KRF-V5050D 1 “PHONO” 2 “TUNER” 3 “CD/DVD” 4 “TAPE” or “MD” 5 “VIDEO1” if VIDEO2/MONITOR is VIDEO2 6 “VIDEO2”...
  • Page 22: Recording

    MUTE RDS EON NEWS MONITOR function (analog sources only) VR-505/517/KRF-V5050D/ V5550D You can connect a cassette deck or graphic equalizer to the VIDEO2/ MONITOR jacks of the receiver. If a graphic equalizer is connected, the MONITOR key should be left in the on position. Alternately, if a cassette...
  • Page 23: Recording Video

    Recording video 1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR to select the video source (other than “VIDEO1”) you want to record. 2 Set the video deck connected to VIDEO 1 to record. • Select the REC MODE to record a digital input source. 3 Start playback, then start recording.
  • Page 24: Presetting Radio Stations Manually

    Presetting radio stations manually MULTI CONTROL MEMORY Tune to the station you want to store. Press the MEMORY key while receiving the station. Blinks for 5 seconds TI.VOL CLIP MUTE RDS EON NEWS Proceed to step 3 within 5 seconds. (If more than 5 seconds elapse, press the MEMORY key again).
  • Page 25: Ambience Effects

    Ambience effects This receiver is equipped with listening modes that allow you to enjoy an enhanced sonic ambience with a variety of video sources. In order to obtain the optimum effect from the surround modes, make sure to input the proper speaker settings beforehand.
  • Page 26 Dolby 3 Stereo Dolby 3 Stereo is available for systems that do not have surround speakers. When in the Dolby 3 Stereo mode, the surround information is redirected to the front left and right speakers. This mode is designed for use with Dolby Surround program sources, but can also improve sound field unity for programs that are not Dolby Surround encoded.
  • Page 27: Surround Play

    Surround play The DTS compatible models can reproduce a CD, DVD, or LD carrying the DTS mark. DOLBY DIGITAL can be used when playing DVD or LD software bearing mark and DOLBY DIGITAL format digital broadcasts (etc.). DOLBY PRO LOGIC and DOLBY 3 STEREO can be used when playing video, DVD, or LD software bearing the INPUT MODE INPUT SELECTOR...
  • Page 28: Dvd 6-Channel Playback (Vr-506/517/Krf-V6050D/V5050D)

    DVD 6-channel playback (VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D/V5050D) Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5.1) output channels and the receiver, you can enjoy surround sound playback. When you try to play a disc other than Dolby Digital such as DTS CD, no sound is produced or, noise may be heard.
  • Page 29 Midnight mode (Dolby Digital mode only) When watching movies at night you might not be able to raise the volume as loud as normal. Midnight mode compresses the dynamic range of previously specified parts of the Dolby Digital sound track (like scenes with sudden increases in volume) to minimize the difference in volume between the specified and non-specified parts.
  • Page 30: Basic Remote Control Operations For Other Components(For Vr-506/517/Krf-V6050D/ V5550D)

    Hold down the POWER key and press the numeric keys to enter the setup code. • Example: Press “805” to register a DVD player made by KENWOOD. • If you push an invalid key, the remote will exit the setup mode.
  • Page 31: Setup Code Chart

    ZENITH GOLD STAR 324, 325, 326, PHILIPS HITACHI 328, 329 SANYO TOSHIBA DSS Setup codes Maker Setup codes G.I. ECHOSTAR TOSHIBA PANASONIC HUGHES SONY HITACHI PRIMESTAR DVD Setup codes Maker Setup codes SONY PIONEER PANASONIC KENWOOD 805, 808 TOSHIBA PHILIPS...
  • Page 32: Remote Control

    DVD player operation keys The remote control of this unit can control two groups of KENWOOD DVD players directly without using the remote control supplied with the DVD player. Group-1: DV-4900, DV-4070B, DV-2070, DV-203, DVF-9010, DVF-K7010, DVF-5010, DVF-R9030, DVF- R7030, DVF-3530 and DV-402...
  • Page 33: Cassette Deck, Cd Player & Md Recorder Operations (For Vr-505/Krf-V5050D)

    CASSETTE deck, CD player & MD recorder operations (For VR-505/KRF-V5050D) You can perform these basic operations using the keys described below when connected to KENWOOD cassette deck, MD recorder or CD player equipped with system control operations. Cassette deck operation keys MENU...
  • Page 34: Cassette Deck, Cd Player & Md Recorder Operations (For Vr-506/517/Krf-V6050D/ V5550D)

    CASSETTE deck, CD player & MD recorder operations (For VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D/V5550D) You can perform these basic operations using the keys described below when connected to KENWOOD cassette deck, MD recorder or CD player equipped with system control operations. Cassette deck operation keys MENU...
  • Page 35 CD player operation keys POWER Numeric keys (Select tracks) RETURN LSTN M. MENU SET UP SOUND POWER P.CALL P.CALL 4 (Skip down) MULTI CONTROL 1 (Search) TUNING ENTER ¡ (Search) A/B+100 AUTO B.BOOST DISC SKIP RECEIVER DISC SKIP TITLE TV SEL. INPUT SEL.
  • Page 36: Other Components' Operations (For Vr-506/517/ Krf-V6050D/V5550D)

    • Numeric keys function the same as the numeric keys on the original remote. These keys can be used to perform the basic operations of KENWOOD and other makers' components which the setup code for each component had been entered beforehand.
  • Page 37 VCR operation keys POWER Numeric keys RETURN LSTN M. CABLE MENU SET UP SOUND POWER P.CALL P.CALL MULTI CONTROL 1 (Rewind) TUNING ENTER BAND ¡ (Fast forward) A/B+100 AUTO B.BOOST DISC SKIP RECEIVER TITLE TV SEL. INPUT SEL. CD/DVD TUNER MD/TAPE CHANNEL DISC SEL.
  • Page 38 DSS receiver operation keys Numeric keys RETURN LSTN M. MENU MENU (Menu) SET UP SOUND OSD (OSD menu) P.CALL MULTI CONTROL TUNING ENTER A/B+100 AUTO B.BOOST DISC SKIP RECEIVER TITLE TV SEL. INPUT SEL. CD/DVD TUNER DISC SEL. VIDEO1 VIDEO2 CINE.EQ MUTE VOLUME...
  • Page 39: In Case Of Difficulty

    In case of difficulty Resetting the Microcomputer The microcomputer may malfunction (unit cannot be operated, or shows an erroneous display) if the power cord is unplugged while the power is ON, or due to some other external factor. If this happens, execute the following procedure to reset the micro- computer and return the unit to its normal operating condition.
  • Page 40 Remote control unit Symptom Certain inputs cannot be selected using the remote control. Remote control operation is not possible. Cause • No setup codes registered at for the respective input(s). • The remote control is set to a different operation mode.
  • Page 41: Specifications

    TREBLE ... ±10 dB (at 10 kHz) Notes 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 42 TREBLE ... ±10 dB (at 10 kHz) Notes 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 43 Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. GENERAL Power consumption KRF-V6050D/V5050D ... 270 W KRF-V5550D ... 200 W AC outlet SWITCHED ... (total 90 W max.) Dimensions ... W : 440 mm Weight (Net) (KRF-V6050D/V5050D) ... 9.3 kg (KRF-V5550D) ...
  • 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.

This manual is also suitable for:

Krf-v5550dKrf-v6050dVr-505Vr-517Vr-506