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Kenwood DPX500BT Quick Start Manual

Dual din sized cd receiver
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Take the time to read through this instruction manual.
Familiarity with installation and operation procedures will help you obtain the best performance from
your new Dual DIN sized CD receiver.
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 Kenwood dealer for
information or service on the product.
Model DPX500BT/ DPX300U Serial number
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Quick Start Guide

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  • Page 1: Quick Start Guide

    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 Kenwood dealer for information or service on the product.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents About the Quick Start Guide About the Quick Start Guide..........2 This Quick Start Guide describes basic functions of this unit. Before use ................. 3 For functions not described in this Guide, refer to the Preparations/ Basic Operations ......... 4 Instruction Manual on the following website: Playing Music (CD/USB/iPod) ..........
  • Page 3: Before Use

    If you experience problems during installation, consult your Kenwood dealer. When you purchase optional accessories, check with your Kenwood dealer to make sure that they work with your model and in your area. Characters that conform to ISO 8859-1 can be displayed.
  • Page 4: Preparations/ Basic Operations

    “TUNER” USB or iPod “USB” or “iPod” Turn the [Control knob] to select “YES”, and then press the [Control knob] knob. Pandora® Internet radio (Function of DPX500BT) “PANDORA” The demonstration mode can also be canceled in iHeart Radio “IHEARTRADIO” the Function setting mode.
  • Page 5: Playing Music (Cd/Usb/Ipod)

    Playing Music (CD/USB/iPod) [ 0 ] Disc slot [ 4 ] [ ¢ ] [SRC] USB terminal Control knob Playing Disc Music Search Insert a disc in the Disc slot. Searching for the song you want to play. When it is inserted, the source is switched Press the [ ] button.
  • Page 6: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio [1] – [3] [4] – [6] [SRC] [ 4 ] [ ¢ ] Selecting a Tuner source Station preset memory Press the [SRC] button to select “TUNER”. Press and hold the button ([1] to [6]) to assign the selected station.
  • Page 7: Hands-Free Phoning

    (pairing). Select “DPX5**BT” (for Press the [ ] button. DPX500BT) from the list of found units. Turn the [Control knob] to select the name, and If “PAIRING PASS ****** (Bluetooth device name) then press the [Control knob].
  • Page 8: Installation Accessories

    Therefore, the speaker wire should be checked. (DPX500BT only) If your car’s ignition key switch does not have an ACC position, connect the ignition wires to a power 3 m (9.5 ft) ..1...
  • Page 9: Installing The Microphone Unit

    DPX500BT only Installing the Microphone unit Reception may become poor if there are metal objects near the Bluetooth antenna. (DPX500BT only) Check the installation position of the microphone (Accessory 5). Remove oil and other dirt from the installation surface. Install the microphone.
  • Page 10: Installation The Unit

    Installation the Unit Installing the trim plate Installing in Japanese-Made Cars and Attach Accessory 2 to the unit. General Motors Cars Install onto the car bracket using the screws (commercially available). The holes of the car bracket to use will differ depending on the car model.
  • Page 11: Removing The Unit

    Removing the Unit Removing the trim plate Removing the Unit Engage the catch pins on the extraction key Remove the trim plate by referring to the removal (Accessory 4) and remove the two locks on the procedure in the section <Removing the trim lower level.
  • Page 12: Connecting Wires To Terminals

    Connecting Wires to Terminals Microphone input (DPX500BT only) Microphone (Accessory5) Antenna Cord FM/AM antenna input White To front left speaker White/Black Gray To front right speaker Gray/Black Green To rear left speaker Green/Black Purple To rear right speaker Purple/Black Ignition key...
  • Page 13 Connect to the terminal that is grounded when MUTE either the telephone rings or during conversation. (DPX300U only) ⁄ To connect the Kenwood navigation system, consult your navigation manual. Orange/ White (Dimmer control wire) To car light control switch ILLUMI...
  • Page 14: Appendix

    Zealand. For information on the Because Pandora® is a third-party compatibility with iPod/iPhone service, the specifications are subject software, visit www.kenwood. to change without prior notice. com/cs/ce/ipod/. Accordingly, compatibility may be impaired or some or all of the services may become unavailable.
  • Page 15: Requirements Iheartradio

    The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth PANDORA, the PANDORA logo, and the Pandora trade dress are SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by JVC KENWOOD Corporation trademarks or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc., used is under license.

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