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KDC-MP2035 KDC-MP235 KDC-MP205 KDC-MP235CR

CD-RECEIVER

INSTRUCTION MANUAL
AMPLI-TUNER LECTEUR DE CD

MODE DEMPLOI

REPRODUCTOR DE DISCOS COMPACTOS RECEPTOR DE FM/AM

MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES

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 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 KDC-MP2035/MP235/MP205/MP235CR Serial number

US Residence Only

Register Online
Register your Kenwood product at www.Kenwoodusa.com

B64-3492-00/00 (KW)

Contents
Safety precautions Notes General features
Power Selecting the Source Volume Attenuator Audio Control Audio Setup Bass Boost Speaker Setting Switching Display Subwoofer Output Theft Deterrent Faceplate TEL Mute

Menu system

Menu System Activating Security Code Deactivating Security Code Touch Sensor Tone Manual Clock Adjustment DSI (Disabled System Indicator) Dimmer Switching preout Supreme Setting CRSC (Clean Reception System Circuit) Receive mode Setting SIRIUS ID (ESN) display Auxiliary Input Display Setting Text Scroll Built-in Auxiliary input Setting CD Read Setting Demonstration mode Setting

Tuner features

Tuning Tuning Mode Station Preset Memory Auto Memory Entry Preset Tuning
Basic Operations of remote control Accessories/ Installation Procedure Connecting Wires to Terminals Installation Troubleshooting Guide Specifications
CD/Audio file/External disc control features 13
Playing CD & Audio file Playing External Disc Fast Forwarding and Reversing Track/File Search Disc Search/Folder Search Direct Track/File Search Direct Disc Search Track/File/Disc/Folder Repeat Scan Play Random Play Magazine Random Play Folder Select Text/Title Scroll
HD Radio control features

About HD Radio Tuning

English

Safety precautions

2WARNING
To prevent injury or fire, take the following precautions:
To prevent a short circuit, never put or leave any metallic objects (such as coins or metal tools) inside the unit. Mounting and wiring this product requires skills and experience. For safetys sake, leave the mounting and wiring work to professionals.
About CD players/disc changers connected to this unit
Kenwood disc changers/ CD players released in 1998 or later can be connected to this unit. Refer to the catalog or consult your Kenwood dealer for connectable models of disc changers/ CD players. Note that any Kenwood disc changers/ CD players released in 1997 or earlier and disc changers made by other makers cannot be connected to this unit. Connecting unsupported disc changers/CD players to this unit may result in damage. Set the "O-N" Switch to the "N" position for the applicable Kenwood disc changers/ CD players. The functions you can use and the information that can be displayed may differ depending on the models being connected.

2CAUTION

To prevent damage to the machine, take the following precautions:
Make sure to ground the unit to a negative 12V DC power supply. Do not install the unit in a spot exposed to direct sunlight or excessive heat or humidity. Also avoid places with too much dust or the possibility of water splashing. Do not place the faceplate (and the faceplate case) in areas exposed to direct sunlight, excessive heat or humidity. Also avoid places with too much dust or the possibility of water splashing. To prevent deterioration, do not touch the terminals of the unit or faceplate with your fingers. Do not subject the faceplate to excessive shock, as it is a piece of precision equipment. When replacing a fuse, only use a new fuse with the prescribed rating. Using a fuse with the wrong rating may cause your unit to malfunction. Do not use your own screws. Use only the screws provided. If you use the wrong screws, you could damage the unit.

General features

Release button Control knob

Auxiliary input

ATT indicator

Clock display

Turning ON the Power Press the [SRC] button. Turning OFF the Power Press the [SRC] button for at least 1 second.
** Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235 Use the mini-plug which is stereo type and does not have any resistance.
Volume Selecting the Source
Press the [SRC] button. Source required SIRIUS tuner (Optional accessory)** Tuner or HD Radio (Optional accessory)** CD External disc (Optional accessory)** Auxiliary input* Auxiliary input (Optional accessory)** Standby (Illumination only mode) Display "SIRIUS" "TUNER" or "HD RADIO" "CD" "CD CH" "AUX" "AUX EXT" "STANDBY"
Increasing Volume Turn the [VOL] knob clockwise. Decreasing Volume Turn the [VOL] knob counterclockwise.

Attenuator

Turning the volume down quickly. Press the [ATT] button. Each time you press the button, the Attenuator turns ON and OFF. When the Attenuator is ON, the "ATT" indicator blinks. English |
* An equipment such as a portable audio player can be connected to the auxiliary input terminal using a commercially available mini-plug (3.5).
Audio Control 1 Select the source to adjust

Press the [SRC] button.

2 Enter Audio Setup mode
Press the [VOL] knob for at least 1 second.
3 Select the Audio Setup item to adjust
Press the [VOL] knob. Each time you press the knob, the item to be adjusted alternates between the items shown in the table below.
2 Enter Audio Control mode

Press the [VOL] knob.

3 Select the Audio item to adjust
4 Adjust the Audio setup item
Turn the [VOL] knob. Adjustment Item Low Pass Filter* Volume offset Display "LPF" "V-OFF" Range 80/120/160/Through Hz (AUX : 8 +8)

4 Adjust the Audio item

Turn the [VOL] knob. Adjustment Item Display Range Subwoofer level * "SW L" 15 +15 System Q "NATURAL"/"ROCK"/ Natural/Rock/Pops/Easy/ "POPS"/"EASY"/ Top 40/Jazz "TOP40"/"JAZZ" Bass level "BAS L" 8 +8 Middle level "MID L" 8 +8 Treble level "TRE L" 8 +8 Balance "BAL" Left 15 Right 15 Fader "FAD" Rear 15 Front 15 Exit Audio Control mode (Volume control mode)

Volume offset: Sets each sources volume as a difference from the basic volume. *Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235/KDC-MP205

5 Exit Audio Setup mode

Bass Boost
Bass sound can be enhanced by one-touch operation. Press the [B.BOOST] button. When you press the button once, the current Bass Boost setting is displayed. Each time you press the button, the Bass Boost setting alternates. Setting Bass Boost 1 Bass Boost 2 Bass Boost off Display "BB-L L1" "BB-L L2" "BB-L OFF"

About System Q

You can recall the best sound setting preset for different types of music. Change each setting value with the <Speaker Setting> (page 8). First, select the speaker type with the Speaker setting. "USER": This appears when Bass level, Middle level, and Treble level are adjusted. When "USER" is selected, these levels are recalled. *Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235/KDC-MP205
5 Exit Audio Control mode
Press any button. Press a button other than the [VOL] knob and [ATT] button.

Speaker Setting

Fine-tuning so that the System Q value is optimal when setting the speaker type.

Audio Setup

Setting the Sound system, such as Volume offset.

1 Enter Standby

Press the [SRC] button. Select the "STANDBY" display.
1 Select the source to adjust
2 Enter Speaker Setting mode
3 Select the Speaker type
Turn the [VOL] knob. Each time you turn the knob, the setting alternates between the settings shown in the table below. Speaker type OFF For 5 & 4 in. speaker For 6 & 6x9 in. speaker For the OEM speaker Display "SP OFF" "SP 5/4" "SP 6*9/6" "SP OEM"

In HD Radio source

Information Station name Song title/ Artist name/ Album name/ Genre Frequency Clock Display "ST NAME" "TITLE" "FREQ" "CLOCK"
In Standby/ Auxiliary input source
Information Source name Clock Display "SRC NAME" "CLOCK"
4 Exit Speaker Setting mode
3 Exit Switching Display mode

Press the Control knob.

Switching Display
Changing the information displayed.
Album name cannot be displayed in WMA file. If the selected display item does not have any information, alternative information is displayed.
1 Enter Switching Display mode
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. "DISP SEL" is displayed.
2 Select the Display item
Push the Control knob towards [4] or [].
Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235/KDC-MP205

Subwoofer Output

Turning the Subwoofer output ON or OFF. Push the Control knob toward [AM] for at least 2 seconds. Each time you push the knob, Subwoofer output switches ON and OFF. When it is ON, "SW ON" is displayed.

3 Tune up or down band

During reception of stereo stations the "ST" indicator is ON.

Station Preset Memory

Putting a station in the memory.

1 Select the band

Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM].
2 Select the frequency to put in the memory
3 Put the frequency in the memory
Press the desired [1] [6] button for at least 2 seconds. The preset number display blinks 1 time. On each band, 1 station can be put in the memory on each [1] [6] button.

Auto Memory Entry

Putting stations with good reception in the memory automatically.
1 Select the band for Auto Memory Entry

2 Open Auto Memory Entry

Press the [AME] button for at least 2 seconds. "A-MEMORY" is displayed. When 6 stations that can be received are put in the memory Auto Memory Entry closes.

Preset Tuning

Recalling the stations in the memory.

2 Recall the station

Press the desired [1] [6] button.
CD/Audio file/External disc control features

Disc number

IN indicator

Track number

Play time
Playing CD & Audio file
When a disc is inserted Press the [SRC] button. Select the "CD" display.
Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235

Playing External Disc

Playing discs set in the optional accessory disc player connected to this unit. Press the [SRC] button. Select the display for the disc player you want. Display examples: Display "CD CH" "MD CH" Disc player CD changer MD changer
When a CD is inserted, the "IN" indicator is ON.
Pause and play Press the Control knob. Each time you press the knob, the audio pauses or plays. Eject the CD Press the [0] button.
Refer to <About Audio file> (page 5) for the Audio file by models you can play. You can eject the disc for 10 minutes after switching off the engine.
Pause and play Press the Control knob. Each time you press the knob, the audio pauses or plays.
Disc 10 is displayed as "0". The functions that can be used and the information that can be displayed will differ depending on the external disc players being connected.
Fast Forwarding and Reversing
Fast Forwarding Hold down toward [] with the Control knob. Release to resume the playback. Reversing Hold down toward [4] with the Control knob. Release to resume the playback. Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235 Function of remote control

Direct Track/File Search

Doing Track/File Search by entering the track/file number.
1 Enter the track/file number
Press the number buttons on the remote control.
There is no sound while the Audio file is being searched. The accurate track time is not displayed during fast forwarding or reversing of the Audio file.

2 Do Track/File Search

Press the [4] or [] button.
Cancelling Direct Track/File Search Press the [38] button.

Track/File Search

Searching for a song on the disc or in the Audio file folder. Push the Control knob towards [4] or [].
Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235 Function of disc changers with remote control

Direct Disc Search

Doing Disc Search by entering the disc number.

1 Enter the disc number

Function of disc changer/ Audio file
Disc Search/Folder Search
Selecting the disc set in the Disc changer or the folder recorded on the Audio file media. Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM].
2 Do Disc Search Press the [+] or [] button.
Cancelling Direct Disc Search Press the [38] button.
Input "0" to select disc 10.
Track/File/Disc/Folder Repeat
Replaying the song, disc in the Disc changer or Audio file folder you are listening to. Press the [REP] button. Each time you press the button, the Repeat Play alternates between the modes shown in the tables below.

Random Play

Play all the songs on the disc or Audio file folder in random order. Press the [RDM] button. Each time you press the button, Random Play turns ON or OFF. When the Random mode is ON, "DISC RDM"/"FOLD RDM" is displayed.
Repeat play Track Repeat Disc Repeat (In Disc Changer) OFF Display "TRAC REP" "DISC REP" "REP OFF"
When you push the Control knob toward [], the next random song starts.
Repeat play File Repeat Folder Repeat OFF Display "FILE REP" "FOLD REP" "REP OFF"
Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235 Function of disc changer

Magazine Random Play

Play the songs on all the discs in the disc changer in random order. Press the [M.RDM] button. Each time you press the button, the Magazine Random Play turns ON or OFF. When the Magazine Random mode is ON, "MGZN RDM" is displayed.

Scan Play

Playing the first part of each song on the disc or Audio file folder you are listening to and searching for the song you want to hear.

1 Start Scan Play

Press the [SCAN] button. "TRAC SCN"/"FILE SCN" is displayed.
2 Release it when the song you want to listen to
is played Press the [SCAN] button.

Function of Audio file

Text/Title Scroll
Scrolling the displayed CD text, Audio file text, or MD title. Push the Control knob toward [FM] for at least 2 seconds.

Folder Select

Quickly selecting the folder you want to hear.
1 Enter Folder Select mode
Press the [F.SEL] button. "FLD SEL" is displayed. During Select mode the folder information is displayed as shown below. Folder name display Displays the current folder name.
2 Select the folder level
Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. With the [FM] of the Control knob, you move 1 level down and with the [AM] of the Control knob, 1 level up. Selecting a folder in the same level Push the Control knob towards [4] or []. With the [4] of the Control knob, you move to the previous folder, and with the [] of the Control knob, to the next folder. Returning to the top level Press the [3] button.
Scrolling the folder name display Push the Control knob toward [FM] for at least 2 seconds.
3 Decide the folder to play
Press the Control knob. The Folder Select mode releases, and the Audio file in the folder being displayed plays.
Cancelling the Folder Select mode Press the [F.SEL] button.

About HD Radio

When you connect an HD Radio, Tuner features of the unit are disabled and changed to HD Radio tuner features. A portion of the setting methods including the Tuning Mode will change. With the HD Radio tuner, you can use the similar functions to <Station Preset Memory>, <Auto Memory Entry>, and <Preset Tuning> of Tuner features. Refer to Tuner features for how to use the functions.

1 Select HD Radio source

Press the [SRC] button. Select the "HD RADIO" display.

2 Select the HD FM band

Push the Control knob toward [FM]. Each time you push the knob to [FM], the band alternates between the HF1, HF2, and HF3 bands. Select the HD AM band Push the Control knob toward [AM].

Menu display

Menu System
Setting beep sound during operation, etc. functions. The Menu system basic operation method is explained here. The reference for the Menu items and their setting content is after this operation explanation.

4 Exit Menu mode

Press the [MENU] button.
When other items those applicable to the basic operation method above are displayed, their setting content chart is entered. (Normally the setting listed at the top of the chart is the original setting.) Also, the explanation for items that are not applicable (<Manual Clock Adjustment> etc.) are entered step by step.

1 Enter Menu mode

Press the [MENU] button for at least 1 second. "MENU" is displayed.

2 Select the menu item

Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. Example: When you want to set the beep sound select the "BEEP" display.
Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235 In Standby mode

3 Set the menu item

Push the Control knob towards [4] or []. Example: When you select "BEEP", each time you push the knob it alternates between "BEEP ON" or "BEEP OFF". Select 1 of them as the setting. You can continue by returning to step 2 and setting other items.

Activating Security Code

Activating the Security Code disables the usage of audio unit by someone else. Once the Security Code is activated, the entry of authorized Security Code is required to turn on the audio unit when it is removed from the vehicle. Indication of this Security Code activation prevents your precious audio unit from stealing.
You can set the Security Code with a 4 digit number of your choice. The Security Code cannot be displayed or referenced. Make a note of the Security Code and treasure it up.
To deactivate the Security Code function, see the next section <Deactivating Security Code>.
Deactivating Security Code
To deactivate the Security Code function.

2 Enter Menu mode

Press the [MENU] button for at least 1 second. When "MENU" is displayed, "CODE SET" is also displayed.
1 Select Security Code mode
Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. Select the "CODE CLR" display.
3 Enter Security Code mode
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. When "ENTER" is displayed, "CODE" is also displayed.
2 Enter Security Code mode
4 Select the digits to enter
3 Select the digits to enter
5 Select the Security Code numbers
4 Select the Security Code numbers
6 Repeat steps 4 and 5, and complete the

Security Code.

5 Repeat steps 3 and 4, and complete the
7 Confirm the Security Code
Press the Control knob for at least 3 seconds. When "RE-ENTER" is displayed, "CODE" is also displayed.
6 Press the Control knob for at least 3 seconds.
"CLEAR" is displayed. The Security Code function deactivates.
8 Do the step 4 through 7 operation, and reenter

the Security Code. "APPROVED" is displayed. The Security Code function activates.
If a wrong security code is entered, "ERROR" is displayed. Enter a correct security code.
If you enter the wrong Code in steps 4 through 6, repeat from step 4.

In Standby mode

Touch Sensor Tone
Setting the operation check sound (beep sound) ON/OFF. Display "BEEP ON" "BEEP OFF" Setting Beep is heard. Beep canceled.
Resetting the Security Code function when the audio unit is first used after removed from the battery power source or the Reset button is pressed
1 Turn the power ON. 2 Do the step 4 through 7 step operation, and
reenter the Security Code. "APPROVED" is displayed. Now, you can use the unit.
When the Security Code function is activated, "CODE SET" changes to "CODE CLR".
Manual Clock Adjustment 1 Select Clock Adjustment mode
Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. Select the "CLK ADJ" display.
Display "SWPRE R" "SWPRE SW"
Setting Rear preout. Subwoofer preout.
2 Enter Clock Adjust mode
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. The clock display blinks.

Supreme Setting

When MP3 or WMA files encoded at a low bit rate (less than 96kbps (fs=32k, 44.1k, 48kHz)) are played, this function restores their high frequency region to approach the sound quality of equivalents of these files encoded at a high bit rate. Processing is optimized for the compression format used (MP3, or WMA), and adjustment is made for the bit rate used. Display "SPRM ON" "SPRM OFF" Setting Plays sound using the Supreme function. Plays the original sound stored in the audio file.

3 Adjust the hours

Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. Adjust the minutes Push the Control knob towards [4] or [].
4 Exit Clock adjustment mode
DSI (Disabled System Indicator)
A red indicator will blink on the unit after the faceplate is removed, warning potential thieves. Display "DSI ON" "DSI OFF" Setting LED flashes. LED OFF.
The sound effect may be imperceptible depending on the relationship between the audio file format and setting.

In FM reception

CRSC (Clean Reception System Circuit) Dimmer
You can lower the brightness of the display by using the dimmer function. Display "DIM ON" "DIM OFF" Setting The display dims. The display doesnt dim. Temporarily have reception alternate from stereo to mono to reduce multi-path noise when listening to the FM station. Display "CRSC ON" "CRSC OFF" Setting The CRSC is ON. The CRSC is OFF.

Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235/KDC-MP205 In Standby mode
Strong electrical fields (such as from power lines) may cause unstable sound quality when CRSC is turned ON. In such a situation, turn it OFF.

Switching preout

Alternating the preout between the rear and subwoofer. (With the subwoofer the sound outputs without being effected by fader control.)
Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235 In HD Radio mode
Auxiliary Input Display Setting
Selecting the display when alternating to Auxiliary input source.

Receive mode Setting

Sets the receive mode.
1 Select the Receive mode
Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. Select the "HDR MODE" display.
1 Select Auxiliary input source
Press the [SRC] button. Select the "AUX"/"AUX EXT" display.

2 Enter Receive mode

Press the Control knob for at least 1 second.

3 Set the Receive mode

Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. Each time you push the knob, the Receive mode alternates between the modes shown in the table below. Receive mode Auto mode Display "AUTO" Operation Analog broadcasts and digital broadcasts will be switched automatically. When both are being transmitted, the digital broadcast will have priority. Digital broadcasts only. Analog broadcasts only.
3 Select Auxiliary input display setting mode
Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. Select the "NAME SET" display.
4 Enter Auxiliary input display setting mode
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. The selected Auxiliary input display is displayed.
5 Select the Auxiliary input display
Push the Control knob towards [4] or []. Each time you push the knob, the display alternates as listed below. "AUX"/"AUX EXT" "DVD" "PORTABLE" "GAME" "VIDEO" "TV"

Digital Analog

"DIGITAL" "ANALOG"

4 Exit Receive mode

Even if the Receive mode is set to "AUTO", when the Ball game mode program (non-delayed broadcast program) is received, the Receive mode will automatically switch to Analog broadcast only.
6 Exit Auxiliary input display setting mode
When operation stops for 10 seconds, the name at that time is registered, and the Auxiliary input display setting mode closes. You can only set the Auxiliary input display when the built-in auxiliary input or the auxiliary input of optional KCA-S220A is used.

Function of KDC-MP2035/KDC-MP235 In SIRIUS tuner source

SIRIUS ID (ESN) display

Displaying the SIRIUS ID (Electronic Serial Number). Display "ESN=************"
Serial & SIRIUS ID (ESN) It is important to retain the unit serial number and the electronic SIRIUS Identification number for service activation and potential service changes.

Text Scroll

Setting the displayed text scroll. Display "SCL AUTO" "SCL MANU" Setting Repeats scroll. Scrolls when the display changes.
Demonstration mode Setting
Sets the demonstration mode.
1 Select the Demonstration mode
Push the Control knob towards [FM] or [AM]. Select the "DEMO" display.
The text scrolled is listed below. - CD text - Folder name/ File name/ Song title/ Artist name/ Album name - MD title - Text for the SIRIUS tuner source, HD Radio source, including Channel name, etc.
2 Set the Demonstration mode
Press the Control knob for at least 2 seconds. Each time you press the knob at least 2 seconds, the Demonstration mode alternates between the settings shown in the table below. Display "DEMO ON" "DEMO OFF" Setting The Demonstration mode function is ON. Exit Demonstration mode (Normal mode).
Built-in Auxiliary input Setting
Set the Built-in Auxiliary Input function. Display "AUX OFF" "AUX ON1" "AUX ON2" Setting When selecting the source theres no Auxiliary Input. When selecting the source theres Auxiliary Input. When the unit is turned on by AUX source, the attenuator function is activated. Press [ATT] button to cancel the attenuator function in order to listen to the external equipment. theres Auxiliary Input.
Setting to "AUX ON2" will not output the noise which is produced when an external equipment is not connected to the AUX terminal.

CD Read Setting

When there is a problem with playing a CD with special format, this setting plays the CD by force. Display "CD READ1" "CD READ2" Setting Play CD and Audio file. Play CD by force.

Connecting Wires to Terminals
To Kenwood disc changer/ External optional accessory (KDC-MP2035/MP235 only) Front right output (Red) (KDC-MP2035 only) Front left output (White) (KDC-MP2035 only) Rear left output / Sub Woofer left output (White) Rear right output / Sub Woofer right output (Red) (KDC-MP2035/MP235/MP205 only) Rear left output (White)/ Rear right output (Red) (KDC-MP235CR only)
To connect these leads, refer to the relevant instruction manuals.
FM/AM antenna input Fuse (10A) If no connections are made, do not let the wire come out from the tab. Connect either to the power control terminal when using the optional power amplifier, or to the antenna control terminal in the vehicle. Connect to the terminal that is grounded when either the telephone rings or during conversation. Wiring harness (Accessory1)
Power control/Motor antenna control wire (Blue/White)

P.CONT

TEL mute wire (Brown)
To connect the Kenwood navigation system, consult your navigation manual. Not Used (Blue) Do not let the wire come out from the tab.

ANT. CONT

White/Black To front left speaker White Gray/Black To front right speaker Gray Green/Black To rear left speaker Green Purple/Black To rear right speaker Purple
REAR R REAR L FRONT R FRONT L

Ignition key switch

Car fuse box ACC Ignition wire (Red) Battery wire (Yellow) Ground wire (Black) - (To car chassis)

Car fuse box (Main fuse)

Battery

Installation

non-Japanese cars
Metal mounting strap (commercially available) Firewall or metal support
Japanese cars 1 Refer to the section <Removing the hard rubber
frame> and then remove the hard rubber frame.
2 Align the holes in the unit (two locations on each
side) with the vehicle mounting bracket and secure the unit with the accessory screws. T N T N T/N
T: Toyota cars N: Nissan cars
Bend the tabs of the mounting sleeve with a screwdriver or similar utensil and attach it in place. Self-tapping screw (commercially available) Screw (M4X8) (commercially available) 3

8 mm MAX.

8mm MAX.
Accessory3.for Nissan car Accessory4.for Toyota car
Make sure that the unit is installed securely in place. If the unit is unstable, it may malfunction (for example, the sound may skip).
During installation, do not use any screws except for those provided. The use of different screws might result in damage to the main unit. Damage may occur if a screwdriver or similar tool is used with excessive force during the installations.
Removing the hard rubber frame 1 Engage the catch pins on the removal tool and
remove the two locks on the upper level. Upper the frame and pull it forward as shown in the figure.
Screwing the Faceplate on the Unit
If you want to fasten the faceplate to the main unit so that it does not fall off, screw in the provided screws in the holes shown below.

Accessory5

Lock Catch

Accessory2 Removal tool

2 When the upper level is removed, remove the

lower two locations.

The frame can be removed from the bottom side in the same manner.
Never insert the screw in any other screw hole than the one specified. If you screw them in another hole, it will contact and may cause damage to the mechanical parts inside the unit.
Removing the Unit 1 Refer to the section <Removing the hard rubber
2 Remove the screw (M4 8) on the back panel. 3 Insert the two removal tools deeply into the slots

on each side, as shown.

4 Lower the removal tool toward the bottom, and
pull out the unit halfway while pressing towards the inside.
Screw (M4X8) (commercially available) Accessory2
Be careful to avoid injury from the catch pins on the removal tool.
5 Pull the unit all the way out with your hands, being

careful not to drop it.

Troubleshooting Guide
Some functions of this unit may be disabled by some settings made on this unit. What might seem to be a malfunction in your unit may just be the result of slight misoperation or miswiring. Before calling service, first check the following table for possible problems.
Cannot switch to Aux source. AUX is not turned on. <Built-in Auxiliary input Setting> (page 22) Cannot display the user of System Q. <Audio Control> (page 8) is not set. Cannot set up the subwoofer. No output from the subwoofer. Cannot set up the low pass filter. Preout is not set to subwoofer. <Switching preout> (page 20) <Subwoofer Output> (page 9) is not set to On. Cannot register a security code. Cannot set up Display. <Demonstration mode Setting> (page 22) is not turned off. Cannot play audio files. <CD Read Setting> (page 22) is set to "2". The Traffic Information setting is ineffective. HD Radio is in use.

General

The Touch Sensor Tone doesnt sound. The preout jack is being used. The Touch Sensor Tone cant be output from the preout jack.

Tuner source

Radio reception is poor. The car antenna is not extended. Pull the antenna out all the way.

Disc source

The specified disc does not play, but another one plays instead. The specified CD is quite dirty. Clean the CD. The disc is loaded in a different slot from that specified. Eject the disc magazine and check the number for the specified disc. The disc is severely scratched. Try another disc instead.

Audio file source

The sound skips when an Audio file is being played. The media is scratched or dirty. Clean the media, referring to the CD cleaning of the section on <Handling CDs> (page 5). The recording condition is bad. Record the media again or use another media.

HD Radio source

No sound can be heard, or the volume is low. The preset broadcast station is not transmitting in the mode that was set with <Receive mode Setting> (page 21). Please set <Receive mode Setting> to "AUTO". In digital AM broadcasting, receive mode switches between stereo and monaural too often. Receiving condition is bad or unstable. Stereo is chosen when receiving condition is good, and it switches to monaural when the condition becomes bad. HD Radio tuner is connected to KCA-S220A or other units. Connect the HD Radio tuner directly to this unit.
The messages shown below display your systems condition.
EJECT: No disc magazine has been loaded in the changer. The disc magazine is not completely loaded. No CD in the unit. No disc has been loaded in the disc magazine. No disc has been loaded in the disc magazine. The CD is quite dirty. The CD is upsidedown. The CD is scratched a lot. The disc is unreadable. Nothing has been recorded on the MD. No tracks are recorded on the MD, although it has a title. Media was played that doesnt have data recorded that the unit can play. The faceplate of the slave unit being connected to this unit has been removed. The unit is malfunctioning for some reason. Press the reset button on the unit. If the "E-77" code does not disappear, consult your nearest service center. Something is wrong with the disc magazine. Or the unit is malfunctioning for some reason. Check the disc magazine. And then press the reset button on the unit. If the "E-99" code does not disappear, consult your nearest service center. Discs are being exchanged in the Disc changer. The unit is reading the data on the disc. The CD player section is not operating properly. Reinsert the CD. If the CD cannot be ejected or the display continues to flash even when the CD has been properly reinserted, please switch off the power and consult your nearest service center. NA FILE: PROTECT: The speaker wire has a short-circuit or touches the chassis of the vehicle, and then the protection function is activated. Wire or insulate the speaker cable properly and press the reset button. If the "PROTECT" code does not disappear, consult your nearest service center. An Audio file is played with a format that this unit cant support. ---A copy-protected file is played. ---The Demonstration mode has been selected. The <Demonstration mode Setting> (page 22) is ON. Turn it OFF.

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Disc ejection: [0]

You can eject the disc for 10 minutes after switching off the engine.
USB device/iPod play: USB Terminal Connecting a USB device starts playback.

Tuner functions

FM band: Control knob Switches between FM1, FM2, and FM3 each time pushing toward up. AM band: Control knob Switches to AM when pushing toward down. Tuning: Control knob Changes the frequency when pushing toward left or right.
For the playable audio file, media, and devices, refer to <About Audio file> (page 45).
Pause and play: Control knob Switches between pause and play each time this button is pressed. USB device removing: [0] Press this button for 2 seconds or longer to select the remove mode, and the remove the USB device. During the remove mode, USB REMOVE is displayed. Music search: Control knob Changes the music when pushing toward left or right. Fast reverses or forwards the music while keeping pushing toward left or right. (No sound is output while playing audio file.) Folder search: Control knob Changes the folder containing the audio file when pushing toward up or down.
For the operation on iPod, enter <Music Search for iPod> (page 13) is first to enter the search mode.
During reception of stereo stations the ST indicator is ON.
Tuning mode select: [AUTO] For KDC-HD942U/ KDC-X693/ KDC-MP642U: Switches as follows each time this button is pressed. For KDC-X993: Switches as follows each time this button is pressed for at least 1 second. Tuning mode Display Operation Auto seek Seek Mode : Auto1 Automatic search for a station. Preset station Seek Mode : Auto2 Search in order of the stations in seek the Preset memory. Manual Seek Mode : Manual Normal manual tuning control.
Search mode: [ ] After pressing [ ] button, you can quickly search songs with the Control knob. See <Music Search> (page 13) for details.
Disc & Audio file play functions
Drop open the faceplate: Release
Microphone: (Accessory of KDC-X993) The microphone for the hands free phone is supplied. When your voice cannot be recognized due to the low microphone volume or noises in the vehicle, adjust the microphone settings by selecting MENU >Mic Gain of <Function Control> and MENU >NR Level of <Function Control> (page 6).
Push the faceplate on the left side, and return it to its former position.
Disc play: Disc slot Starts playing when a disc is inserted. When a CD is inserted, the CD-IN indicator is ON.
3 inch CD cannot be used. Attempt to insert using an adapter can cause malfunction.

Function Control

Functions in the table below can be set up by using Function Control.
1 Enter Function Control mode

Press the [FNC] button.

2 Select a Function group.
Push the Control knob towards right or left. Pushing the Control knob towards left allows you to set the preference items (MENU, SETUP, or SOUND). Pushing the Control knob towards right allows you to set the currently selected source function item ON/OFF.
Displayed item is depending on currently selected source or mode. The mark in Condition column shows the condition to which the item is displayed.
: Can be set in other than standby state. : Can be set in standby state. : Can be set while Audio file source of CD/USB/iPod. : Can be set while Audio file source of CD/USB (excluding iPod). : Can be set while CD/ Disc changer source. : Can be set while CD source. : Can be set while Disc changer source. : Can be set during Tuner source. : Can be set during FM reception. : Can be set while accessing AUX source. : Can be set while HD Radio source. : Can be set during Satellite radio source. : Can be set only during playback of the iPod source. : Can be set for sources other than the standby source by setting 2 ZONE of <Audio Setup> (page 28) to ON. : Can be set while a cell-phone is connected. : Sets ILM MSC SYNC in the menu to OFF. : Refer to the reference page. : Can be set during all sources.
3 Select your desired setup item
Operation type Movement between items Selection of item Return to previous item Operation Turn the Control knob. Press the Control knob. Press the [FNC] button. Select Return at the bottom of the item list.
Repeat selection and determination until your desired setup item is selected. Example:
The Control knob is used for entry, but how to use the knob varies depending on the setting items.
: Press the Control knob to switch the settings. : Push the Control knob towards left or right to switch the settings. : Turn the Control knob to switch the settings. 1 sec. : Press the Control knob for 1 second to enter into the setting mode. 2 sec. : Press the Control knob for 2 seconds to enter into the setting mode.

Display Frequency Speana/Clock or Clock Date Blank
Display Disc title Track title P-Time Speana/Clock or Clock Date Blank
In Audio file/ iPod source Information Title & Artist name Album & Artist name Folder name File name Play time Play time bar (iPod only)* Spectrum analyzer & Clock (TYPE [A]/[B]) or Clock (TYPE [C]) Date Blank
1 Enter Text display selection mode
Display Title/Artist Album/Artist Folder name File name P-Time Time Bar Speana/Clock or Clock Date Blank Select SETUP > Display Select > Text Select. For how to select Function Control item, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).
2 Select the text display part
Push the Control knob towards up or down. The selected text display part blinks.

3 Select the text

* Can be displayed only on the bottom line of TYPE [A] text.
4 Exit Text display selection mode
In Standby/ Auxiliary input source Information Display Source name Source Name Clock Clock Date Date Blank Blank In SIRIUS/ SAT source (Optional) Information Channel Name Music Title Artist Name Composer name Category Name Label Name Comment Channel Number Spectrum analyzer & Clock (TYPE [A]/[B]) or Clock (TYPE [C]) Date Blank In XM source (Optional) Information Channel Name Title Name Category Name Channel Number Spectrum analyzer & Clock (TYPE [A]/[B]) or Clock (TYPE [C]) Date Blank
If the selected display item does not have any information, alternative information is displayed. When LX-AMP is connected, the item setup by the Display mode of LX-AMP is displayed. (Function of KDC-X993/ KDC-X693) Some items cannot be selected depending on the display type and row. When selecting Folder name while playing with iPod, names will be displayed depending on currently selected browsing items. If the iPod Control by Hand Mode is set to on while playing the iPod, iPod by Hand Mode is displayed. If all characters cannot be displayed while playing with iPod, the file number in the list is displayed.
Display Channel Name Song Title Artist Name Composer name Category Name Label Name Comment Channel Number Speana/Clock or Clock Date Blank
Information Music title Folder name File name
Display TITLE*** FLD*** FILE***
Display CHANNEL NAME TITLE NAME CATEGORY NAME CHANNEL NUMBER Speana/Clock or Clock Date Blank
Function of KDC-X993/ KDC-X693
Auxiliary Input Display Setting
Selects the display when changing to Auxiliary input source.
Illumination Color Selection
Selecting the Illumination Color of the panel.
1 Enter Illumination color selection mode
Select SETUP > Color Select. For how to select Function Control item, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).

1 Select the AUX source

Press the [SRC] button.
2 Enter Auxiliary input display setting mode
Select MENU > Name Set. For how to select Function Control item, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).

2 Select the place where you want to set the
Illumination Color Place All Display Right Left Display All Display Right Left
3 Enter Auxiliary input display setting mode
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. The presently selected Auxiliary input display is displayed.
4 Select the Auxiliary input display
Turn the Control knob. AUX/ DVD/ PORTABLE/ GAME/ VIDEO/ TV
Turn the Control knob and push the center when the desired item is displayed.
3 Select the Illumination Color
Turn the Control knob and push the center when the desired item is displayed. Select the color from Variable Scan/ Color1 Color 10/ User. Creating User color You can create your original color during the selection from Color1 Color10. The color you created can be called when you select User. 1. Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. Enter the detail color adjustment mode. 2. Set the color. Operation type Operation To select the color to adjust. Push the Control knob towards right (red, green, or blue) or left. To adjust color. Turn the Control knob or push it (Range: 0 9) towards up or down. 3. Press the Control knob. Exit the detail color adjustment mode.
5 Exit Auxiliary input display setting mode
When operation stops for 10 seconds, the name at that time is registered, and the Auxiliary input display setting mode closes. The Auxiliary input display can be set only when the built-in auxiliary input or the auxiliary input of optional KCA-S220A is used. On the KCA-S220A, AUX EXT is displayed by default. AUX source is initially set to OFF. Before display setting, set Built in AUX described in <Function Control> (page 6) to ON. : Select MENU > Built in AUX
4 Exit Illumination color selection mode
Function of Audio file/ Internal CD source Function of iPod

Music Search

Selecting the music you want to listen to from the device or media being played now.

Music Search for iPod

Search for the song (in iPod) you want to play.
1 Enter Music Search mode

Press the [ ] button.

Press the [ ] button. SEARCH is displayed. Displays the current Audio file name.

2 Search for music

Operation type Movement between items Skip Search *1 Selection of item Return to previous item Return to Top menu Search by initial Operation Turn the Control knob. Push the Control knob towards right or left. Press the Control knob. Push the Control knob towards up. Push the Control knob towards up for at least 1 second. Push the Control knob towards down. Refer to the next section <Searching for Music by Initial>.

Audio file

Operation type Movement between folders/files Selection of folder/file Return to previous folder Return to root folder Operation Turn the Control knob or push it towards up or down. Press the Control knob or push it towards right. Push the Control knob towards left. Push the Control knob towards left for at least 1 second.

Cancelling the alphabet search Press the [ ] button.
The time of search by alphabet may become long depending on the number of songs in iPod or the folder structure. When selecting an initial in the alphabet search, entering * searches symbols and entering 1 searches digits. If the first character string begins with an article a, an, or the in the alphabet search mode, it is searched for in defiance of the article.
iPod will be paused when Hand mode is turned ON during playback. In the iPod Control by hand mode, iPod cannot be operated using this unit. This mode is not compatible with music information display. The display will show iPod by Hand Mode. iPod can be operated when it conforms to the iPod control function.
Function of remote control

Direct Music Search

Searchs the music by entering the track number.
Basic Operation of Disc Changer (Optional)
Selecting CD changer source Press the [SRC] button. Select the CD CHANGER display. Music search Push the Control knob towards right or left. Disc Search Push the Control knob towards up or down.

1 Enter the music number

Press the number buttons on the remote control.

2 Search the music

Press the [4] or [] button.
Cancelling Direct Music Search Press the [38] button.
Direct Music Search cannot be performed during playing of iPod, Music Editor media, Random play, or scan play.
Function of disc changers with remote control

Direct Disc Search

Searchs the disc by entering the disc number.

1 Enter the disc number

2 Search the disc
Press the [FM+] or [AM] button.
Cancelling Direct Disc Search Press the [38] button.
Direct Disc Search cannot be performed during playing of Random play or scan play. Input 0 to select disc 10.
Function of KDC-X993/ KDC-X693/ KDC-MP642U

Auto Memory Entry

Putting stations with good reception in the memory automatically.

Preset Tuning

Recalling the stations in the memory.
1 Enter Preset Tuning Select mode
1 Enter Auto Memory Entry mode
Select AUTO MEMORY. For how to select Function Control items, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).
2 Select a desired station in the memory

2 Open Auto Memory Entry

Turn the Control knob to select YES, and then press the Control knob. When 6 stations that can be received are put in the memory, auto memory entry closes.

3 Recall the station

Press the Control knob.
Cancelling Preset Tuning Press the [ ] button.

Station Preset Memory

Putting a station in the memory.

Direct Access Tuning

Entering the frequency and tuning.
1 Select the frequency to put in the memory
Push the Control knob towards right or left.
1 Enter Direct Access Tuning mode
Press the [DIRECT] button on the remote control. is displayed.

Answering the Waiting Call after Terminating the Current Call Press the [SRC] button or press the [ ] button for at least 1 second. Switching between the Current Call and Waiting Call Press the [AUD] button. Each pressing of this knob switches the calling party.
Rejecting an Incoming Call Press the [SRC] button or press the [ for at least 1 second.

] button

During a call
Disconnecting a Call Press the [SRC] button or press the [ for at least 1 second.
Switching to the Private Mode Press the Control knob. Switches between Private talk (PRIVATE) and Hands-free talk each time this button is pressed.

Other functions

Clearing the Disconnection Message KDC-X993: Press the [ ] button. KDC-HD942U/ KDC-X693/ KDC-MP642U: Press the [ ] button for at least 1 second. HF Disconnect disappears.
Depending on the type of your cell-phone, switching to the private talk mode may select the source that was used before commencing the hands-free connection. If this happens, the source cannot be switched back to the hands-free talk mode by operating this unit. Operate
Making a call 1 Enter dialing method mode
KDC-X993: Press the [ ] button. KDC-HD942U/ KDC-X693/ KDC-MP642U: Press the [ ] button for at least 1 second.
Speed dialing (Preset dial) 1 Enter dialing method mode
2 Select a dialing method
Press the Control knob. DIAL INITIAL PHONE BOOK OUT-CALL IN-CALL MISSED CALLS Methods of operations in the above modes are described below.
2 Press the Control knob.
Select the DIAL, PHONE BOOK, OUT-CALL, IN-CALL, or MISSED CALLS display.

3 Enter preset dial mode

3 Exit the dialing method mode
4 Select the number you want to recall from the
memory Turn the Control knob or push it towards up or down.
5 Press the Control knob.
Phone number is displayed.
Dial a number 1 Enter dialing method mode
6 Exit the preset dial mode

7 Make a call

You need to register the preset dial number. (page 23)
2 Select the number dial mode
Press the Control knob. Select the DIAL display.

3 Enter a phone number

Press the number ([1] [0]), #([FM]), *([AM]), or +([]) button on the remote controller.

4 Make a call

Press the [DIRECT] button on the remote controller.
To erase the entered phone number digit by digit: Press the [4] button on the remote controller.
You can input max 32 digits.
Calling a number in the Phone Book 1 Enter dialing method mode
Calling a number in the call log 1 Enter dialing method mode
2 Select the call log mode

Press the Control knob. Select the OUT-CALL (outgoing call), IN-CALL (incoming call), or MISSED CALLS (missed call) display.
2 Select the Phone Book mode
Press the Control knob. Select the INITIAL display, proceed to step 3. Select the PHONE BOOK display, proceed to step 4.
3 Select a name or phone number
Turn the Control knob or push it towards up or down.
Operation type Move to the next character. Operation Turn the Control knob or push it towards right or left. Move to the next row. Push the Control knob towards up or down. Determine the selected initial. Press the Control knob.
Switching between Display Modes Press the [FNC] button. Pressing this button each time switches between name and telephone number.

4 Select the name

Operation type Move to the next phone number. Move to the next name. Operation Turn the Control knob or push it towards up or down. Push the Control knob towards right or left.
The outgoing call list and the incoming call list, and the missed call list are the lists of calls originated from and received at this unit. They are not the ones stored in the cell-phone memory.

5 Make a call

During search, a non-accent character such as u is searched for instead of an accent character such as.
Make a voice dialing call 1 Enter voice recognize mode
Select BT > Voice Recognize. For how to select Function Control item, refer to <Function Control> (page 6). Ready is displayed.
Registering to the Preset Dial Number List 1 Enter the phone number you wish to register
Enter the phone number with reference to the following: Dial a number/ Calling a number in the call log/ Calling a number in the Phone Book
PB Name? is displayed. When a beep is heard, utter the name within 2 second.

3 PN Type is displayed.

When a beep is heard, utter the category within 2 second.
This step is the same as step 3 of the procedure in <Calling a number in the Phone Book>. You can make a call or select a category.
Exit the Preset Memory mode Press the [ ] button.
If your voice cannot be recognized, a message is displayed. Pressing the Control knob allows you to retry voice input. (page 54) Both the name and category requires registration of a voice tag. (page 39) Audio sound is not output during voice recognize.
Display of phone number type (category)
The category items in the Phone Book are displayed as follows: Display GENERAL / HOME / OFFICE / MOBILE / OTHER / Information General Home Office Mobile Other

the Security Code. Approved is displayed. Now, you can use the unit.
Manual Clock Adjustment 1 Select Clock adjustment mode
Select MENU > Clock Adjust. For how to select Function Control items, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).
Date Format Selection 1 Select Date format mode
Select MENU > Date Mode. For how to select Function Control items, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).
2 Enter Clock adjustment mode
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. The clock display blinks.

2 Enter Date format mode

Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. The date is displayed.

3 Adjusting Clock

Operation type Selecting the item (hours or minutes) Adjust each item Operation Push the Control knob towards right or left. Turn the Control knob or push it towards up or down.

3 Adjusting Date

Turn the Control knob. Select from 7 types.

4 Exit Date format mode

4 Exit Clock adjustment mode
You can do this adjustment when MENU > SYNC in <Function Control> (page 6) is set to OFF.
Function of KDC-X993/ KDC-X693 When LX AMP unit connecting

AMP Control

You can control the LX AMP connected to the unit.
Date Adjustment 1 Select Date adjustment mode
Select MENU > Date Adjust. For how to select Function Control items, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).
1 Select AMP Control mode
Select MENU > AMS Control. For how to select Function Control items, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).

2 Enter AMP Control mode

2 Enter Date adjustment mode
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second. The date display blinks.
3 Select the AMP Control item for adjustment
Operation type Selecting the item (month, day, or year) Adjust each item Operation Push the Control knob towards right or left. Turn the Control knob or push it towards up or down.
For the details on the AMP Control item, see the Instruction manual attached to the LX AMP.
4 Adjust the AMP Control item
4 Exit Date adjustment mode

5 Exit AMP Control mode

Demonstration mode setting
Turning the demonstration mode ON/OFF.
Theft Deterrent Faceplate
The faceplate of the unit can be detached and taken with you, helping to deter theft.
1 Select Demonstration mode
Select MENU > DEMO Mode. For how to select Function Control items, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).

Removing the Faceplate

1 Press the Release button.

Drop open the faceplate.

2 Set the Demonstration mode
Press the Control knob for at least 2 seconds. Pressing this button for 2 seconds or longer toggles the setting between ON and OFF.
2 Drawing the faceplate to left side pull it to

forward and remove it.

3 Exit Demonstration mode

4 Set the XOver value

5 Repeat steps 2 to 4 to complete the XOver

setting.

6 Exit XOver setting mode
Preset Equalizer curve select
You can select following Equalizer curve; Equalizer curve Natural User* Rock Pops Easy Top 40 Jazz Game iPod (During iPod source only) Display Natural User Rock Pops Easy Top 40 Jazz Game iPod

Manual Equalizer Control

You can adjust following Equalizer Control items;
KDC-X993/ KDC-X693 Adjustment Item Display Range BAND1 62.5 Hz Band 1 BANDHz Band 2 BANDkHz Band 3 BANDkHz Band 4 BANDkHz Band 5 Band level GAIN -9 +9 dB Bass Effect* EFCT ON/ OFF
*Can be only set for BAND1.
* The Equalizer curve set in the section <Manual Equalizer Control> is recalled.
1 Enter Preset Equalizer mode
Select SOUND > Control > EQ > Preset Equalizer. For how to select Function Control item, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).
2 Select the Equalizer curve
Turn the Control knob and push the center when the desired item is displayed. You can select from 22 Equalizer curve types for iPod when iPod is selected. Exit Preset Equalizer mode. Select the iPod Equalizer curve 1. Enter iPod Equalizer mode Press the Control button. 2. Select the iPod Equalizer curve Turn the Control knob and push the center when the desired item is displayed. Exit Preset Equalizer mode.
KDC-HD942U/ KDC-MP642U Adjustment Item Display Range BAND1 60/ 100/ 160/ 250/ 400 Hz Band 1 BAND2 630/ 1k/ 1.6k/ 2.5k Hz Band 2 BAND3 4k/ 6.3k/ 10k/ 16k Hz Band 3 Q Quality 0.25/ 0.5/ 1.0/ 2.0 Band level GAIN -9 +9 dB
1 Enter Manual Equalizer Control mode
Select SOUND > Control > EQ > Manual Equalizer. For how to select Function Control item, refer to <Function Control> (page 6).
2 Select the band you want to set
Push the Control knob towards up or down. Move the cursor > to the desired item.
You can select for each source.
5 Repeat steps 2 to 4 to complete the Equalizer
curve. To change the band, move the cursor > to band#.
6 Exit Manual Equalizer Control mode
When iPod is selected in the section <Preset Equalizer curve select> (page 31), Manual Equalizer Control is disabled. You can select for each source.

About HD Radio (Optional)
When you connect an HD Radio, Tuner features of the unit are disabled and changed to HD Radio tuner features. With the HD Radio tuner, you can use the similar functions of Tuner features. Refer to Tuner features for how to use the functions.
For operating KCA-BT200 (Optional)
For operation refer to Model-B-2 in the Instruction Manual of KCA-BT200, and the table below. Notation used in the KCA-BT200 Instruction Manual [38] button Press the [AUTO]/[TI] button. Operation Control knob Press the Control knob for at least 1 second.

About the Cell-Phone

This unit conforms to the following Bluetooth specifications: Version Bluetooth Standard Ver. 1.2 Profile HFP (Hands Free Profile) OPP (Object Push Profile) PBAP (Phonebook Access Profile) SYNC (Synchronization Profile) For the cell-phones verified for compatibility, access the following URL: http://www.kenwood.com/bt/information/
The units supporting the Bluetooth function have been certified for conformity with the Bluetooth Standard following the procedure prescribed by Bluetooth SIG. However, it may be impossible for such units to communicate with your cell-phone depending on its type. HFP is a profile used to make a hands-free call. OPP is a profile used to transfer data such as a phone book between units.
About the Bluetooth Audio player
This unit conforms to the following Bluetooth specifications: Version Bluetooth Standard Ver. 1.2 Profile A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
A2DP is a profile designed to transfer the music from an audio player. AVRCP is a profile designed to control playback and selection of music by an audio player.
About KENWOOD Music Editor of PC application
Music Editor is recorded in the CD-ROM attached to this unit. Refer to the users manual recorded in the installation CD-ROM and Help of Music Editor for the operation method of Music Editor. The unit can play USB device created by Music Editor. Information about Music Editor upgrade is put on the site, www.kenwood.com.

Menu Glossary

AMP Selecting OFF turns off the built-in amplifier. Turning off the built-in amplifier improves the quality of the sound from Preout. Auto Answer (Setting the Time Interval for Automatic Answer) This function automatically answers (responds to) a call after lapse of the preset time interval for automatic answer. OFF : Does not answer the phone call automatically. 0 : Automatically answers the phone call at once. 1s 99s : Automatically answers the phone call after lapse of seconds. DISP N/P Switches the panel display between positive or negative. In addition, you can reverse it in conjunction with the interior light. POSI1 : Displays the text in the positive. POSI2 : When the interior light is off, the text is displayed in the positive; when the interior light is on, the text is displayed in the negative. NEGA1 : Displays the text in the negative. NEGA2 : When the interior light is off, the text is displayed in the negative; when the interior light is on, the text is displayed in the positive. DTA (Digital Time Alignment) Make fine adjustment of the delay time of the speaker output specified at <Cabin selection> (page 29) to have a more suitable environment for your vehicle. The settings of the delay time are automatically identified and compensated by specifying the distances of each speaker from the center of the vehicle interior. 1 Set the front and rear positions and the height of the reference point to the position of the ears of the person sitting in the front seat, and set the right and left positions to the center of the vehicle interior. 2 Measure the distances from the reference point to the speakers. 3 Calculate the distance difference in accordance with the farthest speaker.
If the time set in the cell-phone is shorter than that set in the unit, the former will be used. This function does not work for call waiting.
Call Beep (Setting the Beep of the Incoming Call) You can output a beep from the speaker when a call comes in. ON : Beep is heard. OFF : Beep is canceled. CD Read Sets the method for reading CD. When unable to play special format CD, set this function to 2 to force playing. Note that some music CD may be unplayable even when set to 2. In addition, audio files cannot be played when set to 2. Normally, keep this set to 1. 1 : Automatically distinguishes between audio file disc and music CD when playing disc. 2 : Forces playing as music CD. Display If this unit is not operated at least 5 seconds with OFF selected, the display turns off. During a setup mode, the display will not turn off even if 5 seconds lapse. DISP DIM (Display illumination dimmer) Reduces the display Illumination brightness. AUTO: Dims the illumination in conjunction with the Light switch of the vehicle. MNAL1: Dims the illumination constantly. MNAL2: Dims the illumination darker than MNA1. OFF: Does not dim the illumination.

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BT DVC Status (Displaying the Bluetooth device Status) You can display the connection status, signal strength, and battery level. : Battery level of cell-phone. Nearly dead Full : Signal strength of cell-phone. Maximum Minimum
SP Select (Setting up the Voice Output Speakers) You can specify the voice output speakers. FRONT : Outputs voice from the front-left and front-right speakers. F-R : Outputs voice from the front-right speaker. F-L : Outputs voice from the front-left speaker.
Icons are not displayed if information cannot be obtained from the cell-phone. Since the number of steps of the control unit is different from that of the cell-phone, the statuses displayed on the control unit may discord from those displayed on the cell-phone.
Select the speaker which is further from the microphone in order to prevent howling or echoes.
HIGHWAY-SOUND Increases the volume of faintest sound being lost by road noises to make the sound more audible. Additionally, it accentuates bass sound being lost by road noises to make the bass sound more dynamic. Illumi DIM (Key illumination dimmer) Reduces the key Illumination brightness. AUTO: Dims the illumination in conjunction with the Light switch of the vehicle. MNAL1: Dims the illumination constantly. MNAL2: Dims the illumination darker than MNA1. OFF: Does not dim the illumination. Mic Gain Adjusts the sensitivity of the built-in microphone for a telephone call. Adjust the voice of caller. Setting to + increases the voice volume. NR Level Reduces the noises generated by surrounding environment without changing the built-in microphone volume. Adjust the voice of caller when it is not clear. Setting to + increases the noise reduction. Receive Mode (Receive mode Setting) Sets the receive mode of the HD Radio. Auto: Automatically tunes to analog broadcast when there is no digital broadcast. Digital: Digital broadcasts only. Analog: Analog broadcasts only.
Supreme+ (Supreme Plus) Technology to extrapolate and supplement with proprietary algorithm, the high-frequency range that is cut off when encoding. The bass and vocal sound that are cut off by encoding are supplemented for the reproduction of natural sound quality. Supplementing is optimized by compression format (AAC, MP3 or WMA) and processed according to bit rate. The effect is negligible with music that is encoded at high bit rate, variable bit rate or has minimal high frequency range. The bass and vocal sound of Music CD/ iPod is also supplemented. ZONE2 (Dual Zone) Set the destination (front speaker FRONT or rear speaker REAR) of the sub source (AUX IN) when the Dual Zone function is turned on.

About CD players/disc changers connected to this unit
If the CD player/ disc changer has the O-N switch, set it to the N position. The functions you can use and the information that can be displayed may differ depending on the models being connected.
Mounting and wiring this product requires skills and experience. For safetys sake, leave the mounting and wiring work to professionals. Make sure to ground the unit to a negative 12V DC power supply. Do not install the unit in a spot exposed to direct sunlight or excessive heat or humidity. Also avoid places with too much dust or the possibility of water splashing. Do not use your own screws. Use only the screws provided. If you use the wrong screws, you could damage the unit. If the power is not turned ON (PROTECT is displayed), the speaker wire may have a short-circuit or touched the chassis of the vehicle and the protection function may have been activated. Therefore, the speaker wire should be checked. If your cars ignition does not have an ACC position, connect

For Good Reception

To assure good reception, note the following: Communicate with the cell-phone within the lineof-sight distance of 10 m (30 ft). The communication range becomes shorter depending on the surrounding environment. The communication range also becomes shorter when there is an obstacle between this unit and the cell-phone. The above maximum communication range (10 m) is not always assured. A broadcast station or walkie-talkie located nearby can interfere with communication due to too strong signal.
Connecting Wires to Terminals
To USB device USB connector (1m) when you do Do not remove the capThe connector not use the USB cable. will cause the unit to malfunction if it gets in touch with any metallic part of the vehicle. Microphone input (KDC-X993 only) Microphone (Accessory5)
Steering remote control (Light Blue/Yellow)

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Rear output Front output Sub Woofer output
To use the steering wheel remote control feature, you need to an exclusive remote adapter (not supplied) matches your car is required.

FM/AM antenna input

 

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