Kenwood KRF-V5300D Instruction Manual

Kenwood KRF-V5300D Instruction Manual

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Declaration of Conformity with regard to the
EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Kenwood Corporation
2967-3 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, 192-8525 Japan
EU Representative's:
Kenwood Electronics Europe BV
Amsterdamseweg 37, 1422 AC UITHOORN, The Netherlands
© B60-5738-00/00 (EW/XW)


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  • Page 1 AUDIO VIDEO CONTROL CENTER KRF-V5300D INSTRUCTION MANUAL Declaration of Conformity with regard to the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC Manufacturer: Kenwood Corporation 2967-3 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, 192-8525 Japan EU Representative's: Kenwood Electronics Europe BV Amsterdamseweg 37, 1422 AC UITHOORN, The Netherlands © B60-5738-00/00 (EW/XW)
  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    If any accessories are missing, or if the unit is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately. If the unit 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 unit in the future.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. Read Instructions – All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Retain Instructions – The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. Heed Warnings –...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    KRF-V5300D Further adjustments ... 32 Fine adjustment of the sound ... 32 Additional functions ... 34 Convenient functions ... 34 Remote control operations for Kenwood DVD players ... 35 Troubleshooting ... 36 Specifications ... 38 Special features PURE AUDIO MODE¡...
  • Page 5: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and functions of parts Main unit AUTO indicator PTY indicator Speaker indicator RDS indicator CLIP indicator MUTE indicator TONE indicator TUNED indicator ST. indicator Input channel status indicator DOLBY DIGITAL SPEAKERS ON/OFF LISTEN MODE SETUP PHONES (power) key Standby indicator Switch the unit ON and standby.
  • Page 6: Remote Control Unit

    • ¡ • ™ £ º Note: • * For how to be able to use the keys to operate the Kenwood º PTY key Use for PTY search. SUBTITLE key Use to operate the Kenwood DVD player.* Numeric keys Use to call up preset stations.
  • Page 7: Preparing The Remote Control

    Preparing the remote control Loading batteries Loading batteries œ Remove the cover. ∑ Insert batteries. • Insert two (R03) batteries following the polarity indications. é Close the cover. Operation Operation When the Standby indicator is lit, the power turns ON when you press [ RECEIVER] on the remote control unit.
  • Page 8: Setting Up The System

    Back panel : 10 cm • This unit is using the cooling fan. Do not place the unit onto a bed, a sofa, a carpet, or similar. Sucked-in dust can cause fire. KRF-V5300D Speaker placement Front speaker Front speaker Center speaker...
  • Page 9: Digital Connections

    Digital connections The DIGITAL IN jacks can accept DTS, Dolby Digital, or PCM signals. Connect components capable of outputting DTS, Dolby Digital, or standard PCM (CD) format digital signals. If you have connected any digital components to this unit, be sure to read the <Selecting the input mode> ) carefully. CD or DVD player Note: •...
  • Page 10: Connecting A Dvd Player (6-Channel Input)

    SURROUND OUT L/R OUT L/R DVD player Note: • For Australia only If the DVD player has COMPONENT VIDEO OUT, COMPONENT VIDEO connection is possible. (<Connecting video components (COMPONENT VIDEO)> #) KRF-V5300D CENTER WOOFER COAXIAL DVD/6CH DIGITAL IN SUBWOOFER CENTER...
  • Page 11: Connecting Audio Components

    Connecting audio components REC OUT PLAY IN REC OUT PLAY IN CD/DVD MD / TAPE VIDEO 1 AUDIO Casette deck or MD player CD or DVD player Other component To AC wall outlet English...
  • Page 12: Connecting Video Components

    Setting up the system Connecting video components AUDIO IN Note: • A video component with digital audio outputs should be connected to the VIDEO 2 jacks. KRF-V5300D REC OUT PLAY IN REC OUT PLAY IN PLAY IN MD / TAPE...
  • Page 13: Connecting Video Components (Component Video) (For Australia)

    Connecting video components (COMPONENT VIDEO) (For Australia) REC OUT PLAY IN CD/DVD MD / TAPE AUDIO OUT* DVD player Video component with recording function AUDIO OUT Video component AUDIO OUT Notes: • * If the DVD player has 6 channel output, connecting to DVD/6CH IN jacks is possible. (<Connecting a DVD player (6-channel input)> 0) •...
  • Page 14: Connecting The Speakers

    • If the left and right speakers are connected inversely or the speaker cords are connected with reversed polarity, the sound will be unnatural with ambiguous acoustic imaging. Be sure to connect the speakers correctly. KRF-V5300D Powered subwoofer SUB WOOFER...
  • Page 15: Connecting The Antennas

    Connecting the antennas The broadcast reception cannot be made unless the antennas are connected. Connect the antennas correctly as instructed below. AM loop antenna AM loop antenna Place the supplied loop antenna as far as possible from the receiver, TV set, speaker cords and power cord. Adjust the direction for best reception.
  • Page 16: Speaker Settings

    3m (9'10-3/8") SMALL MEDIUM é Press [EASY SETUP]. KRF-V5300D ® Use [MULTI CONTROL 5/∞] to select your listening † Press [EASY SETUP]. • The speakers are set up as shown below. * The function for adding the bass of other channels to the Note: •...
  • Page 17: Speaker Setting Flow

    Speaker setting flow The detailed settings below allow you to enjoy full performance of the receiver according to the environment of your listening room. Speaker settings consist of 4 elements. Speaker Setup ("SP SETUP") * Select whether each speaker channel is used or, if used, its size. The Easy Setup function also allows you to make speaker settings easier.
  • Page 18: Speaker Setup ("Sp Setup")

    • If "FRNT NML" is selected, "CNTR LRG" cannot be selected. • If "CNTR NML" or "CNTR OFF" is selected, "SURR LRG" cannot be selected. KRF-V5300D Adjusting the speaker level ("TEST TONE") From your usual listening position, adjust the volume output of each speaker.
  • Page 19: Distance Setting ("Distance")

    Distance setting ("DISTANCE") This sets the distance from each speaker to the listening position. œ Measure the distance from the listening position to each speaker and jot down in the table below. Distance from the listening Speaker Indicator position Front speaker (left) "L"...
  • Page 20: Normal Playback

    • Set Speakers to OFF for stereo playback. When Speakers is set to ON again, the listen mode remains in stereo if the input signal is digital. KRF-V5300D Selecting the input mode (main unit only) Selecting the input mode (main unit only)
  • Page 21: Listening To A Source Component

    Listening to a source component VOLUME CONTROL INPUT SELECTOR AV AUX VOLUME Input source keys œ Select the source you want to listen to. When using the remote control unit: Use the Input source keys to select a source. The following input source keys are prepared on the remote control unit: •...
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Sound

    • When the ACTIVE EQ mode is set to ON, set it to OFF and then control the TONE setting. † Press [TONE]. KRF-V5300D One-touch low frequency emphasis (Bass One-touch low frequency emphasis (Bass Boost) (remote control only) Boost) (remote control only) You can adjust the sound quality when this unit is in the PCM stereo and analog stereo modes.
  • Page 23: Ambience Effects

    Ambience effects Surround modes This unit is equipped with listen 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. See <Speaker settings>...
  • Page 24 Note: • LFE = Low Frequency Effects. This channel delivers separate non-directional bass signals to the subwoofer for more dynamic deep bass sound effects. KRF-V5300D About indicators for surround mode About indicators for surround mode Input channel status indicators Input channel status indicator It shows the channels contained in the input signal.
  • Page 25: Surround Play

    Surround play Select the listen mode according to the source being played back. LISTEN MODE VOLUME CONTROL LISTEN MODE VOLUME Preparations • Turn on the related components. • Complete <Speaker settings>. ^ • Select the source you wish to play back with surround sound.
  • Page 26: Dvd 6-Channel Playback

    Press [LISTEN MODE] (the listen mode changes to the "STEREO" mode) to output sound from the speakers. KRF-V5300D DVD 6-channel playback Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5.1) output channels and this unit, you can enjoy surround sound playback.
  • Page 27: Listening To Radio Broadcasts

    Listening to radio broadcasts This unit can store up to 40 stations in the memory and recall them by one-touch operation. Radio stations can be classified into RDS (Radio Data System) stations and other stations. To listen to or store RDS stations in the preset memory see <Using RDS (Radio Data System)>.
  • Page 28: Rds Auto Memory

    RDS stations. (i.e., If the RDS AUTO MEMORY function detects 15 RDS stations, the stations currently preset at numbers 01–15 will be replaced by the RDS stations.) KRF-V5300D Presetting radio stations manually The RDS auto memory function assigns preset numbers to RDS stations starting from preset number "1".
  • Page 29: Receiving Preset Stations

    Receiving preset stations Numeric keys TUNER œ Press [TUNER] to select tuner as the source. ∑ Enter the number of the preset station you want to receive (up to "40" preset numbers). Press the Numeric keys in the following order: For "15"...
  • Page 30: Tuning By Program Type (Pty Search)

    "CULTURE" Folk Music Science "SCIENCE" Documentary Varied Speech "VARIED" KRF-V5300D é Press [PTY] to start searching. Example: Searching for a Rock Music broadcast. Display while searching. Blinks Display when a station is received. Goes out • No sound is heard while "PTY" is blinking.
  • Page 31: Recording

    Recording Recording mode setting in digital audio source recording (main unit only) When recording a multi-channel digital audio source, it is recommended to set up the recording mode properly to convert the digital input into the 2-channel analog output. Usually use the "A-REC"...
  • Page 32: Further Adjustments

    Dolby Digital and DTS mode only Pro Logic II Music mode only ∑ Use the [MULTI CONTROL 5/∞] to adjust the setting as desired. KRF-V5300D Speaker level adjustment Speaker level adjustment The output level from the desired speaker channels can be fine adjusted according to the properties of each disc.
  • Page 33 Panorama mode (Pro Logic II Music mode Panorama mode (Pro Logic II Music mode only) only) When listening to music, you will be able to enjoy the "wraparound" sound effect when you adjust the panorama mode. œ Press [SOUND] repeatedly until "PANORAMA" appears on the display.
  • Page 34: Additional Functions

    The brightness of the display changes among the three available settings. Select the brightness level you find most pleasing. • The brightness of the LED indicators changes in 2 levels. KRF-V5300D Listening with headphones (main unit Listening with headphones (main unit only) only) œ...
  • Page 35: Remote Control Operations For Kenwood Dvd Players

    Remote control operations for Kenwood DVD players The remote control of this unit can control Kenwood DVD players directly without using the remote control supplied with the DVD player. DV-4900, DV-4070B, DV-2070, DV-203, DVF-9010, DVF-K7010, DVF-5010, DVF-R9030, DVF-R7030, DVF-3530, DV-402, DV-5900, DV-5700,...
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Symptom Radio stations cannot be received. Interference A station which was preset cannot be received by pressing the corresponding numeric key. KRF-V5300D Cause The speaker cords are disconnected. VOLUME is set to the minimum position. MUTE is ON. The SPEAKERS switches are set to OFF.
  • Page 37 The remote control has not been changed to the operation mode for the Kenwood DVD player you wish to control. In regard to contact cleaner In regard to contact cleaner Do not use contact cleaners because it could cause a malfunction.
  • Page 38: Specifications

    ... D: 338 mm (13-5/16") Weight (net) ... 8.1 kg (17.9 lb) 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...
  • Page 39 English...
  • Page 40 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.

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