There is no danger of hazardous radiation outside the unit. Before applying power Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. The marking of products using lasers (Except for some areas) CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT XD-980MD (En)
Timer programming ... 70 Knowledge section Important Items ... 73 Maintenance ... 73 Reference ... 73 MD system ... 74 Digital recording and SCMS ... 75 In case of difficulty ... 76 Specifications ... 80 Before applying power XD-980MD (En)
: A timer with easy setting, which operates only once. Sleep timer : Useful when you want to go asleep while listening to music. Loop antenna (1) Remote control unit (1) Before applying power XD-980MD (En) ˇ „ Ø AM loop antenna stand (1) Batteries (R6/AA) (2)
Return the tab to the original position when you want to record signals on the disc. Disc back side Slide open. (Recording disabled) Before applying power XD-980MD (En) Write protect tab Slide close. (Recording enabled)
(8~16 ) SURROUND FRONT SPEAKERS (6~16 ) OUTPUT INPUT POWER cord TO WALL AC OUTLET SURROUND SPEAKERS (8~16 ) SURROUND FRONT SPEAKERS (6~16 ) Speaker cord Connect correctly + to + and - to -. Before applying power XD-980MD (En)
Top panel : 50 cm, Rear panel : 10 cm, Left and right panel : 10 cm Front View Before applying power System connection XD-980MD (En) Notes Notes 1. Be sure to insert all connection cords securely. If their connections are imper- fect, the sound may not produced or noise may interfere.
(rear) speakers are connected to obtain a better sound quality. When the switch is set to OFF, no sound will come from the surround (rear) speakers. SURROUND SPEAKERS (8~16 ) SURROUND FRONT SPEAKERS (6~16 ) SURROUND switch SUPER WOOFER PRE OUT Before applying power System connection XD-980MD (En)
ROTARY CD PLAYER Controls and indicators ROCK MULTI CONTROL /VOLUME DISP. ENTER MODE PHONES DEMO TUNING AUTO INPUT TITLE INPUT QUICK ¡ MOVE OPEN/CLOSE ¢ DISC SKIP COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO XD-980MD (En) & ∞ § ¶ • ª ‹ › ﬁ...
Play/pause (6) key (CD) Stop (7) key (CD) Skip (4, ¢) keys (CD) Controls and indicators XD-980MD (En) ¶„ˇØ : This switches the function of the MULTI CONTROL/VOLUME knob. The items which can be selected differ according to the status at that time.
With CD operation, MD operation, etc., the indicator lights according to the operation status. 7 Spectrum analyzer display 8 Track number display The presently played CD track number is displayed. Controls and indicators REPEAT CLASSIC RANDOM DISC ALL ROCK MANUAL VOL. RUNNING INDICATOR XD-980MD (En)
REMAIN 8 SEARCH indication 9 DIGITAL indication 0 MANUAL indication ! Pause indication @ Playback indication # Character information, time display section $ Peak level indicator Controls and indicators TITLE SEARCH DIGITAL MANUAL ( dB) 30 10 5 XD-980MD (En)
: This is used for repeated playback. (Common keys for CD and MD function for CD or MD according to the input selection.) This is used to suppress the sound temporarily. Controls and indicators XD-980MD (En) ™ £ (¢ ‚...
In such a case, change the installation position to avoid malfunction. 2 Insert batteries. Insert two R6 (“AA”-size) batteries following the polarity indications. Model: RC-H9R Infrared ray system Controls and indicators XD-980MD (En) 3 Close the cover. Remote sensor Operating range (approx.)
¢ For listening to tapes, read the section “Tape playback” in the operation manual of the cas- sette deck (option). Quick turning produces a larger change amount. (Dynamic rotary volume control function) The display shows a reference value. XD-980MD (En)
ON/OFF from the re- mote control unit. Let's put out some sound PHONES MULTI CONTROL /VOLUME (EX. BASS) BASS C D ) 1 1 5 ) E R s A V E O N . SAVE XD-980MD (En)
TIME DISP. ¢ DISC SKIP DISC DISC COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO To stop playback Skipping tracks To pause playback Disc played first when the 6 key is pressed. Let's put out some sound XD-980MD (En) The label side must be on top.
... Normal playback 1 2 3 : Elapsed time of track being played : Remaining time of track being played TOTAL 2 3 4 5 : Elapsed time of entire disc TOTAL : Remaining time on entire disc XD-980MD (En)
If the “PGM” indicator is lit, press the P.MODE key of the remote control unit to not lit. If a track NO. which does not exist on the disc is selected while “READING” is blinking, the last track on the disc will be played. XD-980MD (En)
Every time the key is pressed, the preset stations are switched over as follows. Press ¢ for the order of 1=2=3 ... 38=39=40=1... Press 4 for the order of 40=39=38 ... 3=2=1=40... Let's put out some sound XD-980MD (En) ROCK MULTI CONTROL /VOLUME DISP.
If several stations are preset under the same number, the previous memory is replaced with the latest memory contents. Each press alternates the mode. AUTO 1 “AUTO” lit (Auto tuning) 2 “AUTO” not lit (Manual tuning) XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL. RUNNING...
• For recording from the cassette deck (option), please read “Listening to tapes” in the accessory operation manual. REMAIN 6 1 : 3 7 • XD-980MD (En) REMAIN 6 1 : 3 7 “MANUAL” goes off DIGITAL MANUAL ( dB)
Do not apply vibra- tion or shock to the unit while this message is displayed. Let's put out some sound Let's recording XD-980MD (En) : The minidisc is full. \ Erase unrequired tracks. : The write protect tab is open.
The CD will pause at the beginning of the selected disc (track). ¶REC : MANUAL mode Not lit with “AUTO”, lit with “MANUAL”. SINGLE 0 : 0 0 0 0 1 Let's record XD-980MD (En) MANUAL 30 10 5 ( dB)
When the 4 key is pressed once during playback, the play position returns to the beginning of the current track being played. Playback of CD XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK ) ) ) MANUAL VOL.
Each time the key is pressed, the last track in the program is cleared. The track being played cannot be changed. BASS C D ) 1 ) ) ) Playback of CD XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL. RUNNING CLASSIC...
4 Repeat OFF To stop repeated playback Press the REPEAT key again. The “ALL REPEAT” indicator goes off and the playback following the current mode of the CD player starts. Playback of CD XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL. RUNNING...
C D ) 4 ) ) ) Press the REPEAT key again. The “REPEAT” indicator goes off and the playback following the current mode of the CD player starts. Playback of CD XD-980MD (En) Lights REPEAT CLAS ROCK CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL.
To cancel random playback Press so that the “RANDOM” indicator goes off. RANDOM The “RANDOM” indicator goes off and the playback in order of the tracks starts from the track being played. Playback of CD XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL. CLASSIC...
Tracks will be played in the order they are programmed. When the 4 or ¢ key is pressed during playback, tracks will be skipped in the direction of the pressed key. CHARACTER SPACE DELETE Playback of MD XD-980MD (En) 30 10 5 ( dB) 30 10 5 ( dB)
The entire program is cleared. Playback of MD P - 0 3 0 1 2 30 10 5 0 0 9 P - 1 3 30 10 5 (P-14 has been deleted.) XD-980MD (En) DIGITAL MANUAL ( dB) ( dB)
LEISURE Jazz music JAZZ Country music COUNTRY National music NATION M Oldies music OLDIES Folk music FOLK M Documentary DOCUMENT Alarm test TEST Alarm ALARM *M.O.R. Music (Middle of the Road Music) R.D.S. XD-980MD (En) ¢ CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL.
If a program of the desired type is found, that program is received and the program type name display changes temporarily to the frequency display, and then to the station name display. R.D.S. XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL.
When “EON” does not light although an RDS station is re- ceived, that station is not transmitting EON data. Please select a different station. When TA is desired, select a station where the “TP” display lights. R.D.S. XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL. RUNNING...
When the “TP” indicator is lit, this indicates that the sta- tion or another station in the same network is broadcast- ing traffic information. Even without an EON reservation, traffic information can be heard from the station when “TP” indicator is lit for the presently received station. R.D.S. XD-980MD (En)
What is to be recorded from where? TAPE Are all tracks of the MD to be recorded? Are only the first tracks of several CDs to be recorded? Select and record the desired tracks. Program recording, several CDs One-touch edit, all tracks XD-980MD (En) BEST HITS...
(CD = TAPE only) (Fade edit recording) Side A The tune interrupted in the middle at the end of tape side B is simply faded out. Side B Convenient Recording Methods XD-980MD (En) Volume increases Volume decreases gradually. gradually. Fade-out...
To record another track ... repeat the steps 2 and 3. MD = TAPE Recording and playback will be stopped. Convenient Recording Methods XD-980MD (En) CD = TAPE 1 Load a tape. 2 Select the tape transport direction. (2 or 3) 3 Select “p”.
The two already recorded discs can be ex- changed. BEST HITS Recording ends at the end of the track presently being recorded. Recording and playback are also stopped when the 7 key of the CD player is pressed. XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL. RUNNING CLASSIC...
Recording and playback are also stopped when the 7 key of the CD player is pressed. Convenient Recording Methods (BEST HITS Function) BASS ROCK ) ) ) BASS INTRO ROCK 1 5 ) XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC MANUAL VOL. RUNNING CLASSIC MANUAL VOL. RUNNING INDICATOR...
The REPEAT key is not effective. Lights BASS ) ) 3 The tape recording is paused while the CD is exchanged in the tray. Tracks programmed in excess of the tape recording time will be cut off. XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL. CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL.
C D C C R s The recording level will be adjusted automatically in approx. 60 seconds (variable depending on CD contents), after which recording starts. The tape and CD stop automatically when recording has com- pleted. XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL. CLASSIC...
When the P.MODE key or the P.CLEAR key is pressed at the time of time editing, the entire editing contents are deleted. Convenient Recording Methods Disc number of the track in the program sequence BASS ROCK XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC MANUAL VOL.
The recording level will be adjusted automatically in approx. 60 seconds (variable depending on CD contents), after which recording starts. The CD tracks are recorded in the order they are recorded on the Automatic stop is executed when the recording ends. XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL.
Editing is aborted if no operation has been performed for 8 seconds. ENTER C O M P L E T E B L A N K All tracks on a disc are erased (together with the disc title). XD-980MD (En) D I S...
If it is required to erase only the first or second half of a track, only one TRACK DIVIDE operation is enough. Part to be erased The space left after erasing is filled by sub- sequent tracks which move along. TRACK ERASE XD-980MD (En) Execute TRACK DIVIDE twice. Track No. is adjusted.
Adjustment is possible over the range from -12 to +3. When the input level is adjusted, the recording level from the external equipment connected to the AUX input termi- nal also changes. “Recording on MD” XD-980MD (En) • CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL VOL.
EQ. key of the remote control. During recording, equalizer ON/OFF and equalizer mode switch- ing can not be done. Effective Sound Field and Sound Quality Adjustment XD-980MD (En) The display for the selected mode lights. EQ. ON CLASSIC...
L E V E L + 1 ) Adjustment is possible in the range from -10 to +10. Please set as desired according to the titles being played back etc. Effective Sound Field and Sound Quality Adjustment XD-980MD (En) CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL RUNNING...
MIN. MAX. MIC MIX. MIC2 To increase MIN. MAX. microphone MIC MIX. volume Effective Sound Field and Sound Quality Adjustment Set the MIC MIX. control knob to the fully counterclockwise position when the microphone is not used. XD-980MD (En)
A Karaoke MD can be created by recording the performance while the MIC MIX. control is in the fully counterclockwise position. (Analog recording only) The HIT MASTER function is cancelled when an equalizer effect is applied. XD-980MD (En) EQ. ON CLASSIC ROCK MANUAL...
To adjust correct time, press the ENTER key at the same moment as a time announcement. The time display flashes when a power failure has occurred or when the power plug has been pulled and inserted again. In such a case, set the clock again. Timer operation XD-980MD (En)
90=80=70...30=20=10=Cancel=90=80... BASS s L E E P To cancel Turn the unit OFF or press the SLEEP key until the sleep time is cancelled. Timer operation XD-980MD (En) O.T.T. A M 7 ) ) ON time display Lights ECHO CLASSIC...
A M 1 ) ) ) The selected program No. lights. If a program No. under which a timer program has already been reserved, it is replaced by the new timer program. Timer operation XD-980MD (En) For recording Make prepa- rations for re- cording.
2 Select the input source. (1)Select the preset station No. MULTI CONTROL /VOLUME « ENTER (2)Enter it. 3 Select the recording equipment. (1)Select. MULTI CONTROL /VOLUME 1 MD 2 AUX (optional cassette « deck only) ENTER (2)Enter it. XD-980MD (En)
The reserved contents will be displayed for 3 seconds per item. After this, the previous display content appears again. The reservation contents are held in memory. Also prepare the disc or MD and adjust the listening volume. Timer operation XD-980MD (En)
Even when the read- out from disc is inter- rupted momentarily due to vibration or shock, the repro- duced sound from the memory will not be interrupted. In case of difficulty Important Items XD-980MD (En) Mini Disc Digital memory Reproduced sound Reproduced sound...
In case of difficulty Copy using digital input Copy using digital input Digital copy can- not be repeated. Copy using analog input Copy using analog input Copy using digital input Copy using Copy using analog input digital input Important Items XD-980MD (En)
The frequency of the preset station is not tunable. The preset memory has been cleared be- cause the power cord has been unplugged for a long period. In case of difficulty XD-980MD (En) RESET ∞ Remedy Connect properly referring to “System con- nections”.
An external noise is induced. The MULTI CONTROL/VOLUME knob or the MIC MIX. knob has been moved during analog recording. Switching is operated too quickly. In case of difficulty XD-980MD (En) Cause Remedy Connect the cords in accordance with “System connections”. Load a disc.
Once the informa- tion has disappeared, it can not be recovered. After recording or editing, always remove the minidisc to record the recording or editing information. In case of difficulty XD-980MD (En) Action Load a disc. § Switch to analog recording.
Recording method ... Field modulation overwrite method Playing rotation ... Approx. 400 rpm ~ 900 rpm (CLV) Wow & flutter ... Less than unmeasurable limit KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed Notes Notes without notice.