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AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER
KRF-X9050D
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION
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.
B60-4958-00 00 MA (M, Y, T, I, X)
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  • Page 1 AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER KRF-X9050D INSTRUCTION MANUAL KENWOOD CORPORATION 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.).
  • Page 2: Before Applying The Power

    Before applying the power This unit is designed for operation as follows. U.S.A. and Canada ... AC 120 V only Australia ... AC 240 V only Europe and U.K..AC 230 V only China and Russia ... AC 220 V only *Other countries ...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Maintenance of the unit When the front panel or case becomes dirty, wipe with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol, etc. for these agents may cause discoloration. In regard to contact cleaner Do not use contact cleaners because it could cause a malfunction. Be specially careful not to use contact cleaners containing oil, for they may deform the plastic component.
  • Page 4: How To Use This Manual

    How to use this manual This manual is divided into four sections: Preparations, Operations, Remote Control, and Additional Information. Preparations Shows you how to connect your audio and video components to the receiver and prepare the surround processor. We will guide you to make setting up your system as easy as possible. However, since this receiver works with all of your audio and video compo- nents, connecting the system can be fairly complex.
  • Page 5: Names And Functions Of Parts

    MUTE NEWS MUTE indicator RDS indicators (For U.K. only) Speaker selection indicators Input channel indicators Output channel indicators AUDIO-VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER KRF-X9050D STANDBY ON/STANDBY POWER A SPEAKERS B PHONES 1 POWER key ¡ Use to switch the main power ON/OFF 2 ON/STANDBY ( ¡...
  • Page 6: Remote Control Unit (Rc-R0714)

    Remote control unit (RC-R0714) 1 Numeric keys Provide functions identical to those of the original remote control supplied with the component you are controlling. 2 RECEIVER key Use to return to the operation of the receiver. 3 BASS BOOST key ¢...
  • Page 7: Remote Control Unit (Rc-R0715) (For U.k. Only)

    Remote control unit (RC-R0715) 1 Numeric keys Provide functions identical to those of the original remote control supplied with the component you are controlling. 2 RECEIVER key Use to return to the operation of the receiver. 3 BASS BOOST key ¢...
  • Page 8: Setting Up The System

    Setting up the system Make connections as shown on 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 9: Connecting Audio Components

    Connecting audio components SYSTEM CONTROL jacks 75 s AM 10kHz FM 100kHz 50 s AM 9kHz FM 50kHz When you connect the unit and the CD or MD player with the digital connection, you can enjoy a better sound quality. Shape of AC outlets U.
  • Page 10: Connecting Video Components

    Connecting video components VIDEO IN/OUT A video component with digital audio outputs should be connected to the VIDEO2 or VIDEO3 jacks. S Video jacks S-VIDEO PLAY IN REC OUT PLAY IN PLAY IN PLAY IN MONITOR VIDEO 1 VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 S VIDEO...
  • Page 11: Digital Connections

    DOLBY DIGITAL RF OUT (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 12: Connecting Video Components (Component Video)

    Connecting video components (COMPONENT VIDEO) If you have connected the receiver to a video component with COMPONENT jacks, you can get a better picture quality than by connecting to the S-VIDEO jacks. When connecting the TV to the COMPONENT jacks, be sure to connect all the other components to the COMPONENT jacks. S VIDEO PLAY IN REC OUT...
  • Page 13: 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. 75 s AM 10kHz FM 100kHz 50 s AM 9kHz FM 50kHz VIDEO ROOM B VIDEO 2 IN...
  • Page 14: Connecting The Speakers

    Connecting the speakers Front Speakers A Right FRONT SPEAKERS WOOFER Powered subwoofer Left Center Speaker CENTER SPEAKERS BLUE GREEN S VIDEO PLAY IN REC OUT PLAY IN PLAY IN PLAY IN MONITOR VIDEO 1 VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 VIDEO 3 75 s AM 10kHz FM 100kHz...
  • Page 15: Connecting The Terminals

    Connecting the terminals 1 Strip coating. 2 Loosen. 3 Insert. 4 Secure. 1 Strip coating. 2 Push the lever. 3 Insert the cord. 4 Return the lever. Connection of banana plugs 1 Secure. 2 Insert. • Sound will not be heard if the speaker terminal is not fully secured. •...
  • Page 16: Connecting To Another Room Or Area (Room B)

    Connecting to another room or area (ROOM B) This connection allows you to connect your main system to a monitor TV and speaker system located in another room or area (ROOM B). 75 s AM 10kHz FM 100kHz 50 s AM 9kHz FM 50kHz EMPHASIS...
  • Page 17: Pre Out Connections

    PRE OUT connections This receiver has additional preout jacks. These can be used for various purposes, but will need to be connected to an external power amplifier as shown in the example below. • Connecting a speaker cord directly to a PRE OUT jack will not produce any sound from the speaker. •...
  • Page 18: Connecting To The Av Aux Jacks

    Connecting to the AV AUX jacks 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 19: Connecting The System Control

    CD, MD or analog discs. Registering setup codes for KENWOOD audio components • 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 20: Preparing The Remote Control

    Channel space switching (Except for the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, and Australia) The space between radio channels has been set to the one that prevails in the area to which the system is shipped. However, if the current channel space setting does not match the setting in the area where the system is to be used, for instance when you move from area 1 or area 2 shown in the following table or vice versa, proper reception of AM/FM broadcasts cannot be expected.
  • Page 21: 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 ON/STANDBY( POWER POWER SET UP SET UP...
  • Page 22 Adjust the speaker volume. From your usual listening position, adjust the volume levels. The volume levels from each speaker should be the same. 1 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or keys to adjust the volume of the test tone output from the speaker channel to be adjusted.
  • Page 23: Normal Playback

    Normal playback Preparing for playback Some preparatory steps are needed before starting playback. INPUT MODE ON/STANDBY( AUTO INPUT SELECTOR POWER SPEAKERS A/B Selecting the input mode If you have selected a component connected to the CD/DVD, DVD/6ch, VIDEO2, or VIDEO3 jacks, make sure that the input mode setting is correct for the type of audio signal to be used.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the sound MULTI CONTROL SOURCE DIRECT SOUND SPEAKERS A/B VOLUME CONTROL PHONES BASS BASS BOOST BOOST MULTI CONTROL SOUND RECEIVER VOLUME MUTE RC-R0714 RC-R0715 Adjusting the tone You can adjust the sound quality when the receiver is in the PCM stereo and analog stereo mode.
  • Page 25: Recording

    Recording Recording audio (analog sources) MONITOR INPUT SELECTOR Recording a music source 1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select the source (other than “TAPE”) you want to record. 2 Set the cassette deck or MD recorder to record. 3 Start playback, then start recording. Recording tapes or MD (with MONITOR function) MONITOR = MD/TAPE recording 1 Press the MONITOR key.
  • Page 26: Listening To Radio Broadcasts

    Listening to radio broadcasts The receiver 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 27: Receiving Preset Stations In Order

    Receiving preset stations in order P.CALL 4 / ¢ TUNER RC-R0714 Use the TUNER key to select the tuner as the source. Use the P.CALL 4 / ¢ keys to select the desired station. • Each time you press the key, another preset station is received in order.
  • Page 28: Presetting Rds Stations (Rds Auto Memory) (For U.k. Only)

    (For U.K. only) Presetting RDS stations (RDS AUTO MEMORY) This function automatically stores up to 40 RDS stations in the preset memory. In order to use the PTY function, the RDS stations must be stored in the preset memory using the RDS AUTO MEMORY function. INPUT SELECTOR AUTO MEMORY...
  • Page 29: 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 30 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 31 DSP mode The DSP mode lets you add the atmosphere of a live concert or hall to almost any type of program source. These modes are particularly effective when used with stereo program sources, like CD, television, and FM radio. You might enjoy trying the ARENA, JAZZ CLUB, THEATER, STADIUM or DISCO mode the next time you watch a concert or sporting event! Center speaker...
  • Page 32: 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 SRS Circle Surround enables you to listen to multi channel sound from the stereo source.
  • Page 33: Dvd 6-Channel Playback

    DVD 6-channel playback 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 34 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 35: Basic Remote Control Operation For Other Components

    Hold down the POWER key and press the numeric keys to enter the setup code. • Example: Press “5115” to register a DVD player made by KENWOOD. • If you push an invalid key, the remote will exit the setup mode.
  • Page 36: Setup Code Chart

    Setup code chart TV Setup Codes (RC-R0714) < Maker > AKAI 0104 ADMIRAL 0112 0124 AIWA 0138 0142 0105 BROKSONIC 0104 0105 BELL & HOWELL 0124 0126 CRAIG 0108 0109 CURTIS MATHES 0104 0107 CENTURION 0105 CROSLEY 0115 CORONAD 0164 DAEWOO 0104 0135...
  • Page 37 TV Setup Codes (RC-R0715) < Maker > AKAI 0515 0516 ALBA 0512 0515 AUDIOSONIC 0515 0516 BAUR 0555 BLAUPUNKT 0548 0549 BRANDT 0544 0545 BUSH 0508 0509 CROWN 0515 0516 DAEWOO 0515 0516 DUAL 0559 FERGUSON 0515 0516 FINLUX 0515 0516 FIRSTLINE 0510...
  • Page 38 Cable Setup Codes (RC-R0714) < Maker > 3124 ARCHER 3125 3132 CABLE VIEW 3105 3132 CITIZEN 3105 3122 CURTIS 3112 3113 DIAMOND 3124 3125 EAGLE 3129 EASTERN 3134 GCBRAND 3105 3132 G.I/JERROLD 3111 3119 GEMINI 3122 3143 HITACHI 3124 3103 HAMLIN 3140 3141...
  • Page 39 GOLD STAR 1106 GO VIDEO 1137 1149 GARDIENTE 1134 1156 HITACHI 1100 1123 INSTANT REPLAY 1123 1124 JENSEN 1139 1110 1111 KENWOOD 1106 1110 1159 1100 1105 MAGNAVOX 1123 1124 MARANTZ 1110 1111 MARTA 1106 MEMOREX 1109 1124 1138 1140...
  • Page 40 2133 GOLDSTAR 2106 GO VIDEO 2137 2149 GARDIENTE 2134 2156 HITACHI 2100 2123 INSTANT REPLAY 2123 2124 JENSEN 2139 2110 2111 KENWOOD 2106 2110 2159 2100 2105 MAGNAVOX 2123 2124 MARANTZ 2110 2111 MARTA 2106 MEMOREX 2109 2124 2138 2140...
  • Page 41 VCR Setup Codes (VCR1) (RC-R0715) (For U. K. only) < Maker > AKAI 1505 1506 ALBA 1519 1520 BAIRD 1505 1506 BLAUPUNKT 1538 1541 BUSH 1519 1520 DAEWOO 1513 1514 FISHER 1504 1507 FERGUSON 1548 GOLDSTAR 1500 1501 GOODMANS 1500 1501 GRUNDIG 1519...
  • Page 42 VCR Setup Codes (VCR2) (RC-R0715) (For U.K. only) < Maker > AKAI 2505 2506 ALBA 2519 2520 BAIRD 2505 2506 BLAUPUNKT 2538 2541 BUSH 2519 2520 DAEWOO 2513 2514 FISHER 2504 2507 FERGUSON 2548 GOLDSTAR 2500 2501 GOODMANS 2500 2501 GRUNDIG 2519 2520...
  • Page 43 DVD Setup Codes (RC-R0714/R0715) < Maker > APEX 5120 AIWA 5123 DENON 5100 5117 FERGUSON 5101 HITACHI 5111 5109 KENWOOD 5115 5129 MITSUBISHI 5105 NORDMENDE 5101 ONKYO 5121 ORITRON 5124 PIONEER 5102 PHILIPS 5103 5116 PANASONIC 5100 5101 5106 RAITE...
  • Page 44: Remote Control Operation Of Other Components

    Remote control operation of other components Refer to the following for the type of remote control operations available for each component. 1 Use the Input selector keys or source POWER keys to select the component you want to control. 2 Press the keys corresponding to the operations you desire. Refer to the following sections for details.
  • Page 45 Cassette deck operations POWER POWER VCR1 RECEIVER VCR2 BASS BOOST CABLE MENU MULTI CONTROL SET UP P.CALL P.CALL ENTER TITLE RETURN DIMMER MULTI REC M. CONTROL 1 (Rewind TUNING BAND ¡ (Fast forward A/B +100 AUTO DISC SEL. DISC SKIP AV AUX INPUT SEL.
  • Page 46 MD recorder operations Numeric keys BASS BOOST MENU MULTI SET UP CONTROL P.CALL 4 (Skip backward) ENTER TITLE MULTI DIMMER CONTROL TUNING 1¥¡ (Search) A/B +100 DISC SEL. DISC SKIP +100 (+100) INPUT SEL. TUNER CD/DVD VIDEO1 VIDEO2 LISTEN M. SOUND MUTE R E M OT E C O N T RO L U N I T R C - R 0 7 1 4...
  • Page 47: Vcr Operations

    VCR operations POWER POWER Numeric keys VCR1 RECEIVER VCR2 BASS BOOST CABLE MENU MULTI SET UP CONTROL P.CALL P.CALL ENTER TITLE RETURN DIMMER MULTI REC M. CONTROL TUNING BAND (1 Rewind) (¡ Fast forward) A/B +100 AUTO DISC SEL. DISC SKIP AV AUX INPUT SEL.
  • Page 48: Dvd Player Operations

    DVD player operations Numeric keys BASS BOOST MENU MULTI MENU (menu) SET UP CONTROL %(Cursor ») P.CALL fi(Cursor «) #(Cursor |) ENTER @(Cursor \) TITLE TITLE (Title) DIMMER MULTI CONTROL TUNING 1¥¡(Search) A/B +100 DISC SEL. DISC SKIP INPUT SEL. TUNER CD/DVD VIDEO1...
  • Page 49: 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 50 Remote control unit Symptom Subwoofer volume cannot be adjusted. Remote control operation is not possible. Cause • Subwoofer is OFF. • The remote control is set to a different operation mode. • Batteries are exhausted. • The remote control unit is too far away from the main system, controlling angle is too large, or there is an obstacle between the receiver and the remote.
  • Page 51: Specifications

    Coaxial ... 0.5 Vp-p / 75 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 52 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.