Before applying power
How to use this manual
This manual is divided into four sections, Preparations, Operations,
Remote Control, and Additional Information.
Shows you how to connect your audio and video components to the
receiver and prepare the surround processor. Since this receiver
works with all your audio and video components, we will guide you in
setting up your system to be as easy as possible.
Shows you how to operate the various functions available on the
Shows you how to operate other components using the remote
control, as well as a detailed explanation of all remote control opera-
tions. Once you have setup the remote control, you'll be able to
operate both this model and your KENWOOD DVD player using the
remote control supplied with this model.
Shows you additional information such as "In case of difficulty"
(trouble shooting) and "Specifications".
Unpack the unit carefully and make sure that all the accessories
(For the U.S.A. and Canada)
FM indoor antenna (1)
(Except for the U.S.A. and
FM indoor antenna (1)
AM loop antenna (1)
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
Keep this manual handy for future reference.
Remote control unit
*AC plug adapter (1)
* Use to adapt the plug on the
power cord to the shape of the
wall outlet. (Accessory only for
regions where use is necessary.)
True home theater sound • ~ ª
This receiver incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you
maximum enjoyment from your video software. Select a surround mode
according to your equipment or the software you are going to play and enjoy!
÷ Dolby Digital EX
÷ Dolby PRO LOGIC IIx, Dolby PRO LOGIC II
÷ Dolby Digital
÷ DTS NEO:6
÷ DSP Mode
ACTIVE EQ ¡
ACTIVE EQ mode will produce a more dynamic sound quality in any
condition. You can enjoy a more impressive sound effect when ACTIVE
EQ is turned on during Dolby Digital and DTS playback.
Remote control ›
In addition to the basic receiver, the remote control supplied with this
receiver can also operate KENWOOD DVD player.
RDS (Radio Data System) tuner (For Europe and Australia) §
The receiver is equipped with an RDS tuner that provides several
convenient tuning functions: RDS Auto Memory, to automatically preset
up to 40 RDS stations broadcasting different programs; station name
display, to show you the name of the current broadcast station; and PTY
search to let you tune stations by program type.
Channel space switching (Except for the U.S.A.,
Canada, 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. In this case, change the channel space
setting in accordance with your area by referring to the following table.
U.S.A., Canada and South
Turn the power OFF by pressing the ON/STANDBY
before moving the switch level. Move the switch lever to match
your area with a small screwdriver or other pointed tool, then
turn the power ON again.
FM: 100 kHz
AM: 10 kHz
FM: 50 kHz
AM: 9 kHz