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Kenwood CD Player DP-SE7 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual


  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. Europe and U.K..AC 230 V only U.S.A. and Canada ... AC 120 V only For the United Kingdom Factory fitted moulded mains plug 1.The mains plug contains a fuse. For replacement, use only a 13-Amp ASTA-approved (BS1362) fuse.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preparation section Before applying power ... 2 Safety precautions ... 2 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ... 4 The High grade Micro Component Series ... 6 About the Instruction Manual ... 6 Special features ... 7 System Composition and Installation... 8 System connection ... 9 Antenna connection ...

  • Page 4: Important Safeguards

    Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS Please read all of the safety and operating instructions before operating this appliance. Adhere to all warnings on the appliance and in the instruction manual. Follow all the safety and operating instructions.

  • Page 5

    Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. 15. Damage requiring service – The appliance should be serviced by qualified service personnel when: A. The power-supply cord or the plug has been damaged. B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into the appliance.

  • Page 6: The High Grade Micro Component Series

    The High grade Micro Component Series Thank you for purchasing the High grade Micro component series. This system is available in various configuration according to your preferences. The system configuration is up to you, but as the following convenient system operations can be executed by connecting the various units to the system control, the respective units should be pur- chased as required.

  • Page 7: Special Features

    Special features 7 Amplifier unit that accomplishes high grade sound quality and low distortion ¶ “Pure A” High Quality Mode at Low Volume When listening with low volume close to the set or late at night, we recommend the “Pure A” operation mode. Then you can enjoy smooth high-quality sound with little distortion.

  • Page 8: System Composition And Installation

    System Composition and Installation The High grade Micro component series permits various combinations according to the purchased components. As the installation differs according to the components you purchase, please install cor- rectly under reference to the illustrations. Basic System (R-SE7, DP-SE7) Seen from the front Basic System + Cassette Deck (R-SE7, DP-SE7, X-SE7) Seen from the front...

  • Page 9: System Connection

    System connection 1. Antenna connection Connect the antenna as shown in the figure. Do not plug the power cord into a wall AC outlet until the connection has been completed. Connection of the Accessory Antenna FM indoor antenna The accessory antenna is for temporary indoor use only. For stable signal reception we recommend using an out- door antenna.

  • Page 10: Connection Of Audio Cord

    2. Connection of audio cord Here, connection of separately sold components also will be explained under consideration of system connection. Please install correctly according to the purchased components and connect the required cords. R-SE7 Audio cord (x2) (Supplied with X-SE7) X-SE7 (optional) SYSTEM CONTROL...

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    Caution for Connection When connections are to be made, make sure that the power plug is not plugged into a wall AC outlet. Connect the equipment as shown in the figures. DIGITAL IN OPTICAL Optical fiber cable (Supplied with DM-SE7) 1.In case an associated system component is connected, also read the instruction manual of the component.

  • Page 12: Connection Of Speakers

    3. Connection of speakers Connect the speakers as shown in the figure. Do not plug the power cord into a wall AC outlet until the connection has been completed. 1 Cord preparation. 2 Loosen. 3 Insert. 4 Secure. ¶ Never short-circuit the + and – speaker cords. The protection circuit will operate and no sound will be put out.

  • Page 13: Connection Of System Control Cord

    4. Connection of system control cord Connect the system control cords and the power cords as shown in the figure. R-SE7 SUPER WOOFER SPEAKERS PRE OUT ( 6 - 16 ) To wall AC outlet System control cord (Supplied with X-SE7) PLAY SYSTEM CONTROL...

  • Page 14: Controls And Indicators

    * * * * * * * * Frequency level display and Character information display Receiver R-SE7 phones on/standby Cassete deck X-SE7 (optional) on/standby CD player DP-SE7 on/standby Indicator of A and B (EDIT mode) RANDOM indicator REPEAT indicator Program mode indicator STANDBY...

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    5 Open/Close key (0) This opens the tape tray for tape insertion and removal. 6 Stop (7) key CD player DP-SE7 1 Disc tray One disc can be stored. 2 Remote control sensor This is not used with system connection.

  • Page 16: Remote Control Unit

    Remote control Unit [RC-SE9(E)] When the system control cord is connected, this remote control can be used to operate the entire system. The keys on the remote control unit with the same names as on the main unit have the same function as the keys on the main unit.

  • Page 17: Operation Of Remote Control Unit

    Operation of remote control unit Loading batteries 1 Remove the cover. Operation After plugging the power cord of this unit, press the on/standby key of the remote control unit to turn the power of the system ON. When the power is turned ON, press the key of the function to be operated.

  • Page 18: Hearing Sound

    Hearing sound Basic use Listening through headphones Muting the sound temporarily Press the “on/standby” key of the receiver. on/standby input selector pure volume control ∞ down Bass and treble compensation 1. Switching the power ON (OFF). When the “on/standby” key is pressed while the power is ON, the power will be switched OFF.

  • Page 19

    Muting the sound temporarily MUTE MUTE Remote control unit ÷ Press again to resume the original volume. ÷ This is also cancelled when the volume is adjusted. Bass and treble compensation R-SE7 N.B. The indication changes each time this key is pressed.

  • Page 20: Playback Of Cd

    Playback of CD Playback from desired track The tray opens when the key is pressed and closes when the key is pressed again. Skipping tracks To fast forward and backward 1. Load a disc. 1 Open the tray. 2 Place a disc. 3 Close the tray.

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    Skipping tracks ¢ To skip backward ÷ The track in the direction of the button pressed is skipped, and the selected track will be played from the beginning. ÷ When the 4 key is pressed once during playback, the track being played will be played from the beginning. ÷...

  • Page 22: Playback Of Tape

    Playback of tape The tape direction lights green. Selection of DOLBY NR Selection of reverse mode To wind tape at high speed 1. Load a cassette tape. 1 Open the tray. 2 Insert a tape and close the tray. 2. Start playback. Press the key for the running direction to be played.

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    To pause the tape ÷ Press the 2 or 3 key to restart playback. To wind tape at high speed ¡ To fast wind in direction | ÷ Press the 7 key to stop fast winding. Selection of reverse mode ∏...

  • Page 24

    DPSS DPSS (Direct Program Search System) detects an unrecorded part of 4 seconds or more as the interval between tracks and permits easy operation of cassette tape like a CD. Skip search Plays the desired music program from the beginning by skipping programs until you reach the desired program.

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    One-program repeat playback Plays a single music program repeatedly up to 16 times. Press during playback. During playback of re- verse side (while 2 is lit) Rewind playback Rewinds tape to the beginning and restarts playback from there. Main unit only During playback of top side (while 3 is lit) Press simultaneously.

  • Page 26: Receiving Broadcast Station

    Receiving broadcast station It is also possible to receive them by one-touch operations by storing up to 40 stations in the preset memory. Preset call band To decrease To increase frequency frequency tuning Remote control unit P.CALL ¢ Select a station Collective presetting of stations (auto preset) One-by-one presetting (manual preset) 1.

  • Page 27: Collective Presetting Of Stations (auto Preset)

    Collective presetting of stations (auto preset) 1 Receive a FM broadcast. 2 Keep the "enter" key depressed (for 2 sec or more). During recording, the indica- tor “A MEMO” flashes. One-by-one presetting (manual preset) 1 Press the “enter” key during reception. Presetting is cancelled when no operation is executed for 5 sec- onds or more.

  • Page 28: Recording

    Recording Recording Top side Reverse side Check the tape transport direction indicator. rev. mode Dolby NR Note that this cassette deck cannot record onto Metal Note Note tapes. 1. Load a tape in deck. 1 Open the tray of the cassette deck. 2 Insert a tape.

  • Page 29: Start Recording

    Temporary stop during recording ÷ Press the record key to restart recording. To interrupt recording An unrecorded section of about 4 sec is produced directly after the recording has been interrupted. ¶ ÷ Recording pause condition is reached after approxi- mately 4 sec.

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    To repeat a recording Return to the recording start position. Press the rewind key during recording. During recording of re- verse side (while 2 is lit) During recording of top side (while 3 is lit) Automatic Adjustment of the Recording Level (CRLS) A standard recording level has been set in advance for the cassette deck (X-SE7), but when the CRLS function is used, the max.

  • Page 31: Playback Of Cd

    Playback of CD Listening in the desired sequence Any tracks on the discs in the tray can be lis- tened to in the desired sequence. (Max. 32 tracks) Select the “CD” input. Check that the CD player is in the stop mode. If it is in play mode Light the “PGM”...

  • Page 32

    To add a track to the program 1 Select the track. 2 Press the P. MODE key. To delete a programmed track CLEAR To quit the program mode P.MODE Auto space function This function is convenient for recording CD on a cassette tape. When the “space” key is pressed during programming of tracks, a non-recorded space of a few seconds will be created between tracks.

  • Page 33: Repeated Playback

    Repeated playback Desired tracks or discs can be played back re- peatedly. Select the “CD” input. To repeat a disc 1 Confirm that the “PGM” indicator is not lit. If the “PGM” indicator is lit, press the P.MODE key to turn it off. 2 Press the “repeat”...

  • Page 34: (random Playback)

    Listening to an unexpected track sequence As the tracks each time are selected randomly, the music can be enjoyed. Select the “CD” input. Confirm that the “PGM” indicator is not lit. If the “PGM” indicator is lit, press the P.MODE key to turn it off. P.MODE Press the RANDOM key.

  • Page 35: Convenient Cd Recording

    Convenient CD recording Selecting the optimum recording method With this unit, the following edit recording is possible according to the purpose. Note that this cassette deck cannot Note Note record onto Metal tapes. If you want to avoid any tune being interrupted at the end of tape If you want to select the tracks to be recorded while playing a CD...

  • Page 36: Giving Preference To The Tape Length

    Giving preference to the tape length over the track sequence (time edit recording) When the tape recording time is specified, record- ing is executed with changing the track sequence so that no track will be interrupted when the tape direction is changed at the end of one side. Recording preparations are required.•...

  • Page 37: (one Touch Edit

    Recording only desired tracks At the time of CD playback, any desired track can be selected immediately for recording. When playing an MD with the DM-SE7 (option), the same procedure can be used to record only that track on tape. Recording preparations are required.•...

  • Page 38: One-touch Recording Of An Entire Cd

    One-touch recording of an entire CD When the O.T.E. key is pressed while the CD player is in the stop mode, recording of a CD can be started at the same time as playback. When the DM-SE7 (option) is connected and the input selector is set to “MD”, the same proce- dure can be used to make a one-touch record- ing of the entire MD on tape.

  • Page 39: Radio Data System)

    R.D.S. (Radio Data System) RDS is a system which transmits useful information (digital data) for FM broadcasts together with the broadcast signal. Tuners and receivers designed for RDS reception can extract the information from the broadcast signal for use with various functions such as automatic display of the station name.

  • Page 40: Searching For A Desired Program Type (pty Search)

    Searching for a desired program type By specifying the type of program (genre) you want to listen to, the tuner automatically searches for a station which is currently broadcasting a program of the specified type. Set the reception band to FM. Activate the PTY search mode.

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    Start the search. PTY SEARCH To select another program type Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3 EXAMPLE: Searching for a Rock Music broadcast. Display while searching Blinks AUTO TUNED R O C K Program type name display • When the PTY is received, the PTY name blinks and the “PTY”...

  • Page 42: To Be Able To Listen To The Desired Information At Any Time (eon Reservation)

    To be able to listen to the desired information at any time By using the EON function, which manages the information of other stations, listening to desired information like traffic information or news etc. can be reserved even when it is not being transmitted at the present. When listening to a station with the “EON”...

  • Page 43: Listening With High Sound Quality (pure A)

    Listening with High Sound Quality (Pure A) Listening in Pure A Mode Setting to pure A operation mode (pure A) is recommended when listening with low volume close to the set or late at night. Then you can enjoy smooth high-quality sound with little distortion.

  • Page 44: Clock Adjustment

    Clock adjustment This unit incorporates a clock function. Be sure to adjust the correct time before using the timer function. Ensure that the power is OFF. Activate the clock adjustment mode. auto/mono Enter the hour. volume control ∞ down To decrease the figure Enter the minute.

  • Page 45: Timer Operation

    Timer operation Operate easy To use Timer (O.T.T.) Playback of the selected input source starts at the specified time, and the power is switched off after one hour. This timer operates only once directly after setting. Sleep timer The power is turned OFF automatically after the specified period has elapsed. Timer playback, timer recording Playback of the selected source (or broadcast recording) will be executed for the set time.

  • Page 46: Timer Programming

    Adjust the clock before setting the timer. Timer programming This is a 24 hour timer. Select the time and duration for the operation and the contents, and select operation or no operation as required. Adjust the clock before setting the timer. Make preparations for the play (recording).

  • Page 47

    Adjust the clock before setting the timer. Enter the ON time. volume control To decrease the figure enter Enter the OFF time. volume control To decrease the figure Make the desired reservation. For timer playback or AI timer playback 1 Select the mode. pure volume Select “PLAY”...

  • Page 48

    Adjust the clock before setting the timer. Set the program. This completes the program timer reservation. Please refer to the following item for confirmation, changes, etc. Ensure that the power is OFF. Check the reservation content. When timer operation is not required Extinguish the program indication.

  • Page 49: Important Items

    Important Items Handling of discs and tapes Disc handling precautions Handling Hold compact discs so that you do not touch the playing surface. ÷ Do not attach paper or tape to Label side either the playing side or the Playing side label side of compact discs.

  • Page 50: Maintenance

    Maintenance Cleaning the head section Cleaning the heads and peripheral components For maintaining the best condition of the deck and for longer service life, always keep the heads (recording / playback / erase), capstan and pinch roller clean. For the cleaning, use a cleaning cassette available in audio stores.

  • Page 51: Reference

    Reference Beware of condensation When water vapor comes into contact with the surface of a cold material, condensation is produced. If condensation occurs, correct operation may not be possible, or the unit may not function correctly. This is not a malfunction, however, and the unit should be dried-out.

  • Page 52: In Case Of Difficulty

    In case of difficulty What appears to be a malfunction may not always be serious. If your unit should not perform as expected, consult the table below to see if the problem can be corrected before seeking help from your dealer or service representative. Operation to reset The microcomputer may fall into malfunction (impos- sibility to operate, erroneous display, etc.) when the...

  • Page 53

    Receiver unit, speakers Symptom After presetting, reception is not possible with preset call. Cassette deck unit Symptom Sound cannot be produced by pressing the play key or no opera- tion occurs even when an opera- tion key is pressed. No operation occurs even when an operation key is pressed.

  • Page 54

    Cassette deck unit Symptom Recording cannot be started by pressing the record key. CD player unit Symptom A CD is placed in the player but it cannot be played. Sound is not produced. Sound skips. Remote control unit Symptom Remote control operation is not possible.

  • Page 55: Specifications

    General Power consumption ... 45 W Dimensions ... W: 200 mm Weight (net) ... 3.0 kg 1.KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice. Notes Notes 2.Sufficient performance may not be possible at very low temperatures (0°C or less).

  • Page 56

    R-SE7/DP-SE7/X-SE7 (En) 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 also for:

Dm-se7, R-se7, X-se7

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