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Kenwood HM HM-332 Instruction Manual

Kenwood owner's manual micro hi-fi component system hm-332
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B60-4726-08 (EN)



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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. U.S.A. and Canada ... AC 120 V only Australia ... AC 240 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 Special features ... 5 Accessories ... 5 System connection... 6 Connection of the system accessories ... 6 Connection of other accessories (Commercially available parts) ... 8 Controls and indicators ... 9 Display ...
  • Page 4 Before applying power...
  • Page 5: Special Features

    Special features CD text information display When discs conforming to CD-TEXT are played with this unit, the text information recorded on the CD (disc name or titles) is displayed automatically. Some CDs conforming to CD-TEXT may not display text information. Up to 1000 letters may be displayed.
  • Page 6: System Connection

    System connection Connection of the system accessories This figure shows the method of connection be- tween the main unit and provided accessories. AM loop antenna The supplied antenna is for indoor use. Place it as far as pos- sible from the main system, TV set, speaker cords and power cord, and set it to a direction which provides the best recep- tion.
  • Page 7 CAUTION Be sure to adhere followings. Or proper venti- lation will be blocked causing damage or fire hazard. ÷ Do not place any objects impairing heat ra- diation onto the top of unit. ÷ Leave a space around the unit (from the larg- est outside dimension including projection) equal or greater than, shown below.
  • Page 8: Connection Of Other Accessories

    Connection of other accessories CAUTION Note on Connection Connect the components as shown in the diagram. Only plug the power cord into a power outlet once connections are completed. Optical fiber cable DIGITAL OUT OPTICAL Audio cord Audio output VCR, Analog turntable with built-in RIAA equalizer (optional P-110), etc.
  • Page 9: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and indicators Display ( The displays given in this manual are approximations only. They may differ from what actually appears on the display.) 1 Indication related to CD 2 MUTE indicator 3 SLEEP indicator 4 RDS indicatior (except for some areas) 5 Auto Power Save indicator 6 Selected selector indicator 7 O.T.E.
  • Page 10: Main Unit

    Main unit TAPE standby standby / timer / timer POWER About the one-touch operation function This unit incorporates the one-touch operation function for the user's convenience. With this function, pressing any key enclosed in immediately start playback (or reception). In regard to demonstration This unit is equipped with a demonstration func- tion (only display).
  • Page 11 1 Display 2 sound key Used for switching the EX.BASS play and LOUDNESS play. 3 AUX key Press to listen to the input source connected to AUX (analog external). 4 TAPE 0 key Press to open or close the cassette holder. 5 Standby / timer indicator Light in standby mode of power.
  • Page 12: Operation Of Remote Control Unit

    Operation of remote control unit 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. TIME DISPLAY CLEAR AUTO/MONO P.CALL ENTER TAPE EQ. STOP TUNING CD /...
  • Page 13 Loading batteries 1 Remove the cover. ÷ Insert two R6 (“AA”-size) batteries following the Operation After plugging the power cord of this unit, press the POWER ( ) key of the remote control unit to turn the system ON. When the system is turned ON, press the key of the function to be operated.
  • Page 14: Basic Use Method

    Basic use method Bass and treble compensation The system is switched ON and STANDBY. Muting the sound temporarily POWER Example: To select the CD input volume/ multi control down The volume The volume decreases increases Bass and treble compensation Listening through headphones 1.
  • Page 15 Listening through headphones Insert the headphone plug into the “phones” jack. phones ÷ Headphones with a stereo mini plug can be con- nected. ÷ The sounds from all speakers are cut off. Muting the sound temporarily (Remote control unit only) MUTE ÷...
  • Page 16: Playback Of Cd

    Playback of CD Skipping tracks To fast forward and backward Playback from desired track Start playback/ To pause playback In regard to CD-TEXT When discs conforming to CD-TEXT are played with this unit, the text information recorded on the CD (disc name or titles) is displayed automatically.
  • Page 17 ÷ Be sure to place a disc horizontally. Placing it with an inclination will result in malfunction. Displayed when a disc is loaded. KENWOOD ÷ Titles are displayed for discs conforming to CD-TEXT. ÷ After a few seconds, play starts from track No.1.
  • Page 18: Playback Of Tape

    Playback of tape Selection of TAPE EQ. To wind tape at high speed Start playback To stop playback TAPE TAPE If you load a tape in the cassette deck in advance while the power is off. pressing the TAPE23 key turns power on automatically and starts the tape playback.
  • Page 19 To wind tape at high speed To fast wind in direction | ¢ ÷ Press the 7STOP key to stop fast winding. Selection of TAPE equalizer (TAPE EQ.) (Remote control unit only) When playing a tape prerecorded with Noise Reduc- tion system (such as the DOLBY NR) ON, be sure to set the "TAPE EQ."...
  • Page 20: Receiving Broadcast Station

    Receiving broadcast station Up to 40 radio stations can be preset in memory. Auto/manual station switching One-by-one presetting TUNER/band ¢ TUNING When the “TUNER/band” key is pressed, the unit will automatically be switched on and reception status will be reached. Collective presetting of stations Preset call 1.
  • Page 21 One-by-one presetting (manual preset) 1 Press the ENTER key during reception. ENTER (Proceed to step 2 while “MEMORY” is lit.) 2 Select one of the preset numbers from 1 to 40. P.CALL 3 Press the ENTER key again. ENTER (Repeat steps 1,2,3 to preset other stations) Reception band indication 87.50MHz...
  • Page 22: Collective Presetting Of Stations (Auto Preset)

    Collective presetting of stations AUTO PRESET ... U.S.A., Canada, Australia and other countries AUTO MEMORY ... United Kingdom and Europe 1 Receive a broadcast. TUNER/band 2 Select “AUTO PRESET” or”AUTO MEMORY ? ”. menu set/demo Channel space setting U.S.A., Canada, United Kingdom and Australia) (Except for The space between radio channels has been set to the one that prevails in the area to which the system is shipped.
  • Page 24: Recording On Tape

    Recording on tape Stop the recording TAPE TAPE Pause the recording 1. Load a tape in deck. 1 Press the TAPE 0 key. 2 Insert a tape. 3 Press the TAPE 0 key. ÷ Differentiation between normal (TYPE ) and high (TYPE automatically.
  • Page 25: Start Recording

    menu volume/ multi control down set/demo Select an input source other than “TAPE” Example: To select the CD input TAPE rec Pause the recording TAPE rec ÷ Press the TAPE rec key during recording. It stops after leaving a non-recorded blank of 4 seconds. (Press the key again to resume recording.) Stop the recording STOP...
  • Page 26: Various Cd Playback Features

    CLEAR (P-5 has been deleted.) ÷ Each time the key is pressed, the last track in the program is cleared. Lights P-01 KENWOOD Program position of the track to be selected next. P-01 Clearing the program Press in stop mode AUTO/MONO ÷...
  • Page 27: Repeated Playback

    ÷ For instance, to repeat track No. 3, select REPEAT in the middle of its playback or during pause on it. Lights REPEAT 0:12 KENWOOD ÷ If the “PGM” indicator is lit, press the PGM/AUTO/ MONO key to turn it off. Confirm that this is not lit. 0:00 Each press switches the repeat mode.
  • Page 28: Listening To An Unexpected Title Sequence (Random Playback)

    Setup for repeating selected tracks 1 Program the track sequence according to steps 1 to 2 of “Listening in the desired se- quence”. 2 Select “REPEAT ALL”. REPEAT 3 Start playback CD / Listening to an unexpected title sequence As the titles each time are selected randomly, the music can be enjoyed without getting tired of it. Select the CD input.
  • Page 29: Radio Data System) (Except For Some Areas)

    R.D.S. (Radio Data System) (Except for some areas) RDS is a system which transmits useful informa- tion (digital data) for FM broadcasts together with the broadcast signal. Tuners and receivers designed for RDS reception can extract the in- formation from the broadcast signal for use with various functions such as automatic display of the station name.
  • Page 30: 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 broad- casting a program of the specified type. Set the reception band to FM. Preset RDS stations with the auto memory function. Select the PTY search mode.
  • Page 31 Start the search. ÷ No sound is heard while “PTY” is blinking. ÷ If a program of the desired type cannot be found, “NO PROG” is displayed, then after several seconds the display returns to the original display. ÷ If a program of the desired type is found, that program is received and the program type name display changes temporarily to the station name display.
  • Page 33: Convenient Recording Methods

    Convenient recording methods Selection of the recording type This unit provides the following recording fea- tures in addition to normal recording. Select the appropriate method according to the purpose of recording. To record CD with a simplified method One-touch edit recording (CD = TAPE) All-track recording Single-track recording To record desired CD tracks by reordering them...
  • Page 34: One-Touch Edit Recording (Cd = Tape)

    One-touch edit recording Records all tracks in a CD with a simple operation. (All-track recording) Records a single CD track being played from the beginning. (Single-track recording) Be sure to put the cassette deck in stop mode Make the preparations for recording. 1 Perform steps 1 to 3 of the procedure in ”Recording on tape”.
  • Page 35: Program Recording (Cd = Tape)

    Program recording Desired CD tracks can be programmed in the desired sequence and recorded onto a tape. Be sure to put the cassette deck in stop mode. Make the preparations for recording. 1 Perform steps 1 to 3 of the procedure in ”Recording on tape”.
  • Page 36: Tone Adjustment

    Tone adjustment Tone adjustment The lowest and highest frequency bands can be adjusted independently. (Remote control only) 1 Select the frequency band. (Go to step 2 within 20 seconds.) 2 Adjust. VOLUME (To adjust the other frequency band, repeat steps 1 and 2 for it.) Balance adjustment Adjusts the balance of left and right volume.
  • Page 37: Listening To An Aux Input Source

    Listening to an AUX input source Listening to an AUX input source Select AUX (external input). Play the connected equipment.. Adjust the volume. volume/ multi control down Adjusting the AUX Input Level This adjusts the input level for the external equip- ment (video deck etc.) connected to the AUX in- put terminal.
  • Page 38: Clock Adjustment

    Clock adjustment As the clock is not used to show the time of the day but is also used in timer operations, be sure to set the clock in advance. Activate the clock adjustment mode. Press and hold for more than 2 sec.
  • Page 39: 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 unit is switched off after one hour. This timer operates only once directly after setting. Timer playback, timer recording (PROG.1, PROG.2) With each of tahe two timer programs, a selected source can be played (or radio broadcast can be recorded) in the previously set time period.
  • Page 40: Setting An Everyday Timer Program

    Setting an everyday timer program In each of PROG.1 and PROG.2, the timer data including the operating period and played contents can be set and selected to be activated or not as required. Adjust the clock before setting the timer. Make preparations for the play (recording).
  • Page 41: Off Time

    Set the ON time then the OFF time. 1 Adjust the time. volume/ multi control The time is returned. 2 Set it. set/demo Make the desired reservation. For timer playback or AI timer playback 1 Select the mode. (1) Select “PLAY” or “AI volume/ PLAY”.
  • Page 42: Sleep Timer (Sleep)

    Reserve the timer operation. Put the unit in standby mode. POWER When timer operation is not required When power is ON, press the TIMER key to turn off the timer-related indicators completely. Each press switches the timer as follows. TIMER O.T.T.
  • Page 43: Important Items

    Important Items Maintenance Cleaning the head section Cleaning the heads and peripheral components Cotton swab For maintaining the best condition of the Capstan deck and for longer service life, always keep the heads (recording / playback / erase), capstan and pinch roller clean. To clean them, perform the following: Head 1.Open the cassette holder.
  • Page 44 Disc handling precautions Handling Hold the discs so that you do not touch the playing surface. Label side Playing side Sticker Do not attach paper or tape to ei- ther the playing side or the label side of the discs. Sticky paste Cleaning If fingerprints or foreign matter be-...
  • Page 45: In Case Of Difficulty

    In case of difficulty What seems to be a malfunction is not always so. Before calling for service, check the following table according to the symptom of your trouble. Operation to reset The microcomputer may fall into malfunction (impos- sibility to operate, erroneous display, etc.) when the power cord is unplugged while unit is ON or due to an external factor.
  • Page 46 CD player section 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. Cassette deck Symptom Sound cannot be produced by pressing the play key. No operation occurs even when an operation key is pressed.
  • Page 47: Specifications

    Tweeter ... 50 mm, cone type Impedance ... 6 Maximum input level ... 30 W Dimensions Weight (net) ... 2.4 kg(1 piece) KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous ad- vancements in development. For this reason speci- Notes Notes Notes fications may be changed without notice.
  • Page 48 In case of difficulty 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 informa- tion or service on this product.

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