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AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER

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KRF-V6090D
KRF-V5090D

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INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION

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This instruction manual is for some models. Model availability and features
(functions) may differ depending on the country and sales area.

About the supplied remote control


Compared to standard remote controls, the remote control supplied with this model has several operation
modes. These modes enable the remote control to control other KENWOOD DVD players. In order to

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effectively use the remote control it is important to read the operating instructions and obtain a proper
understanding of the remote control and how to switch its operation modes (etc.).
Using the remote control without completely understanding its design and how to switch the operation
modes may result in incorrect operations.

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Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe
Before applying the power operation.

Units are designed for operation as follows. How to use this manual
U.S.A. and Canada ........................................... AC 120 V only This manual is divided into four sections, Preparations, Operations,
Australia ........................................................... AC 240 V only Remote Control, and Additional Information.
Europe and U.K. ............................................... AC 230 V only
China and Russia ............................................. AC 220 V only Preparations
Other countries ............ AC 110-120 / 220-240 V switchable Shows you how to connect your audio and video components to this
model and prepare the surround processor.
Since this model works with all of your audio and video components, we
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will guide you in setting up your system to be as easy as possible.

Operations
Shows you how to operate the various functions available on this model.

Safety precautions Remote Control


Shows you how to operate other components using the remote control,
as well as a detailed explanation of all remote control operations. Once
WARNING : you have setup the remote control, you’ll be able to operate both this
model and your KENWOOD DVD player using the remote control
TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, supplied with this model.

DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO Additional Information


RAIN OR MOISTURE. Shows you additional information such as “In case of difficulty”
(troubleshooting) and “Specifications”.

CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
Memory back up function
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS Please note that the following items will be deleted from the unit's
INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. memory if the power cord is disconnected from the AC outlet for
approximately 1 day.
THE LIGHTNING FLASH WITH ARROWHEAD SYMBOL,
• Power mode • MD/TAPE settings
WITHIN AN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE, IS INTENDED TO
• Input selector settings • Input mode setting
ALERT THE USER TO THE PRESENCE OF UNINSULATED
• Picture output • Speaker settings
“DANGEROUS VOLTAGE” WITHIN THE PRODUCT’S
• Speaker ON/OFF • Sound mode settings
ENCLOSURE THAT MAY BE OF SUFFICIENT MAGNITUDE
• Volume level • Distance setting
TO CONSTITUTE A RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK TO
• BASS, TREBLE, INPUT level • Listen mode setting
PERSONS.
• TONE ON/OFF • Broadcast band
THE EXCLAMATION POINT WITHIN AN EQUILATERAL • LOUDNESS ON/OFF • Frequency setting
TRIANGLE IS INTENDED TO ALERT THE USER TO THE • ACTIVE EQ mode • Preset stations
PRESENCE OF IMPORTANT OPERATING AND • Dimmer level • Tuning mode
MAINTENANCE (SERVICING) INSTRUCTIONS IN THE
LITERATURE ACCOMPANYING THE APPLIANCE.

Maintenance of the unit


When the front panel or case becomes dirty, wipe with a soft, dry
cloth. Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol, etc. for these agents may
cause discoloration.
Unpacking
Unpack the unit carefully and make sure that all accessories are
present. In regard to contact cleaner
Do not use contact cleaner because it could cause a malfunction. Be
FM indoor antenna (1) AM loop antenna (1)
specially careful not to use contact cleaners containing oil, for they
may deform the plastic component.

Remote control unit (1) Batteries (R03/AAA) (2)


RC-R0630E

If any accessories are missing, or if the unit is damaged or fails to operate,


notify your dealer immediately. If your unit was shipped to you directly,
notify your shipper immediately. Kenwood recommend that you retain
the original carton and packing materials in case you needs to move or
ship the unit in the future.
Keep this manual handy for future reference.

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Before applying the power

Contents Preparing the remote control


Caution : Read the pages marked carefully to ensure
safe operation. Loading the batteries
1 Remove the cover. 2 Insert the batteries.
Before applying the power ...................................................... 2
Safety precautions ..................................................................... 2
Unpacking .................................................................................. 2

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Preparing the remote control ..................................................... 3
Special features ......................................................................... 4
Names and functions of parts ................................................. 5
Main Unit .................................................................................... 5
Remote control unit ................................................................... 6
3 Close the cover.

Setting up the system ........................................ 7


Connecting a DVD player (6-channel input) ....... 8
Connecting audio components .......................... 9
Connecting video components ........................ 10
Connecting video components (COMPONENT
VIDEO) (KRF-V6090D only) .............................. 11
Preparations
Digital connections .......................................... 12
Connecting the speakers ................................. 13
• Insert two AAA-size (R03) batteries as indicated by the polarity
Connecting the terminals ................................ 14
markings.
Connecting the antennas ................................. 14
Preparing for surround sound ....................... 15
Speaker settings .............................................. 15
Operation
Normal playback .............................................. 18
When the STANDBY indicator is lit, the power turns ON when you press
Preparing for playback ..................................... 18
the RECEIVER key on the remote control unit. When the power comes
Listening to a source component .................... 18
ON, press the key you want to operate.
Adjusting the sound ......................................... 19 Operating range
Remote sensor
Recording .......................................................... 20 (Approx.)
Recorning audio (analog sources) ................... 20
Recording video ............................................... 20
Recording audio (digital sources) .................... 20
Listening to radio broadcasts ....................... 21 6m
Tuning (non-RDS) radio stations ...................... 21
Using RDS (Radio Data System) ..................... 21
Operations Presetting radio stations manually .................. 22
Receiving preset stations ................................ 22 RECEIVER
Receiving preset stations in order (P.CALL) ... 23
Using the RDS DISP. (Display) key ................. 23
Presetting RDS stations
(RDS AUTO MEMORY) ................................... 24 Infrared ray system
Tuning by Program TYpe (PTY search) ............ 24
Ambience effects ............................................. 25
Surround modes .............................................. 25
Surround play ................................................... 27
DVD 6-channel playback .................................. 28
• When pressing more than one remote control key successively,
Convenient functions ....................................... 29 press the keys securely by leaving an interval of 1 second or more
between keys.
Basic remote control operations for KENWOOD
Remote
DVD players ...................................................... 31 Notes
Control 1. The supplied batteries may have shorter lives than ordinary batteries
DVD player operation keys .............................. 31
due to use during operation checks.
2. When the remote-controllable distance gets shorter than before,
Additional
In case of difficulty .......................................... 33 replace both batteries with new ones.
Information Specifications .................................................. 35 3. Placing the remote sensor in direct sunlight, or in direct light from a
high frequency fluorescent lamp may cause a malfunction.
In such a case, change the location of the system installation to
prevent malfunction.

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Before applying the power

Special features
True home theater sound DSP surround modes
This model incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you The DSP (Digital Signal Processor) used for this model incorporates a
maximum enjoyment from your video software. Select a surround mode variety of high quality adjustable sound fields, like “ARENA”, “JAZZ
according to your equipment or the software you are going to play and CLUB”, THEATER”, STADIUM” and “DISCO”. It is compatible with
enjoy! ∞ almost any kind of program source.

Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital EX DVD 6-channel input


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The DOLBY DIGITAL mode lets you enjoy full digital surround from If you own a DVD player equipped with 6-channel output, this model
software processed in the Dolby Digital format. Dolby Digital provides up allows you to obtain the full surround sound impact of DVD source
to 5.1 channels of independent digital audio for better sound quality and material featuring multi-channel encoding. Since the source signals are
more powerful presence than conventional Dolby Surround. As for Dolby digital and each channel is input independently, the resulting ambience
Digital EX, it creates six full-bandwidth output channels from the 5.1 is far superior to what can be achieved with conventional surround sound
channel sources. This is done using a matrix decoder that derives three systems.
surround channels from the two in the original recording. For best result,
Dolby Digital EX should be used with movie soundtracks recorded with ACTIVE EQ
Dolby Digital Surround EX.
ACTIVE EQ mode will produce a more dynamic sound quality in any
condition. You can enjoy a more impressive sound effect when ACTIVE
Dolby PRO LOGIC IIx and Dolby PRO LOGIC II EQ is turned on.
DOLBY PRO LOGIC II, whilst totally compatible with its predecessor
PRO LOGIC, provides greater advantages in surround sound. It allows IR (InfraRed) remote control
user to enjoy the conventional stereo or Dolby Surround with a convincing
In addition to the basic receiver operations, this IR remote control
“5.1 like” presentation. PRO LOGIC II offers special features for controlling
supplied can also control KENWOOD DVD players directly without using
the overall spatial, dimensionality and frontal sound field imaging. PRO
the DVD Special features.
LOGIC II produces an impressive surround sound from video software
marked and three-dimensional space from music CD.
When listening to music, you will be able to enjoy the experience of sheer RDS (Radio Data System) tuner
STEREO surround sound. This model is equipped with an RDS tuner that provides several convenient
DOLBY PRO LOGIC IIx enhanced DOLBY PRO LOGICII’s features. tuning functions: RDS Auto Memory, to automatically preset up to 40
It creates 6.1 channel and 7.1 channel surround sound from stereo or 5.1 RDS stations broadcasting different programs; station name display, to
channel signals. This feature provides you an astonishing ambience show you the name of the current broadcast station; and PTY search to
effect which makes you feel you are surrounded by natural sound. let you tune stations by program type.
Especially 7.1 channel surround sound can produce real back sound from
Surround Back speakers. PTY (Program TYpe) search
Tune the stations by specifying the type of program you want to hear.
DTS and DTS-ES
DTS (Digital Theater System) is a 5.1 channel digital audio format that
provides five full-spectrum channels and one low-frequency (subwoofer)
channel for unprecedented clarity, optimum channel separation and a
(wide) dynamic range.
DTS-ES (Extended Surround) presents 6.1 channels surround system
with additional Surround back channel which evolved from the
conventional 5.1 channels surround system. DTS-ES format that was
recorded in DVD, CD or LD comprises of two modes. DTS-ES Discrete
6.1 produces the discrete surround back which is completely independent
and DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 produces the surround back which synthesized
within the left and right surround channels using matrix technology. DTS-
ES has perfect compatibility with the conventional 5.1 channels surround
system. 6.1 channels surround with an additional surround back presents
a more natural presence and surround effects by increasing the impression
of the sound image from back.

important:
When a DTS disc is played on a CD, LD or DVD player, noise may be
output from the analog output. It is recommended that you connect the
digital output of the player to the digital input of this unit.

Neo:6
Neo:6 is a new technology which was developed by DTS. It can produce
high grade 6 channels surround with an astonishing fidelity from 2
channels content. Neo:6 has 2 modes, “CINEMA” mode is for movie
playback and “MUSIC” mode is for music playback.

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Names and functions of parts
Main Unit
Frequency display,
Input display, AUTO DETECT
Preset channel display, indicator
PTY indicator AUTO indicator Surround mode display DIGITAL indicator DSP MODE
Speaker indicator RDS indicator indicator
Band indicators 6CH INPUT indicator

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CLIP indicator DTS indicator
MUTE indicator DISCRETE 6.1
LOUDNESS indicator indicator
TONE indicator DOLBY DIGITAL MATRIX 6.1
TUNED indicator indicator indicator
NEO:6
ST. indicator PRO LOGIC indicator
Input channel indicators indicator
Display
*The Input channel indicators light
up to indicate the channels con-
tained in the input signal. The "S"
indicator lights when the surround
component consists of a single
channel.

VOLUME CONTROL

STANDBY

ON/STANDBY

SPEAKERS ON/OFF

DIMMER LISTEN MODE


ACTIVE EQ DTS DOLBY DIGITAL DOWN UP
MULTI CONTROL INPUT SELECTOR
POWER
SOUND

MUTE
ON OFF

PHONES ACTIVE EQ INPUT MODE BAND AUTO/MONO MEMORY SETUP

1 POWER ON/OFF key % 6 SOUND key ª % AUTO/MONO key


Use to turn the main power ON/OFF. Use to adjust the sound quality and the Use to change “TAPE” indication to “MD”.
2 ON/STANDBY key % ambience effects. *
Use to switch the power ON/STANDBY when 7 MULTI CONTROL knob % Use to select the auto tuning mode. ¡
the POWER is turned ON. Use to control a variety of settings. ^ MEMORY key ™
STANDBY indicator 8 INPUT SELECTOR knob * Use to store radio stations in the preset
3 DIMMER key Use to select the input sources. memory.
Use to select the REC MODE. ) 9 VOLUME CONTROL knob * & SETUP key %
Use to adjust the brightness of the display. 0 PHONES jack ( Use to select the speakers' settings etc.
º Use for headphone listening. * MUTE key (
4 LISTEN MODE key ¶ ! SPEAKERS ON/OFF key * Use to temporarily mute the sound.
Use to select the listening mode. Use to turn the speakers ON/OFF.
5 Surround LED (light-emitting diode) @ ACTIVE EQ key (
indicators Use to select ACTIVE EQ setting.
ACTIVE EQ mode LED indicator ( # INPUT MODE key 7
Lights when this model is in the ACTIVE EQ Use to switch between full auto, digital and
mode. analog inputs.
DTS mode LED indicator ¶ $ BAND key ¡
Lights when this model is in the DTS mode. Use to select the broadcast band.
DOLBY DIGITAL mode LED indicator

Lights when this model is in the Dolby Digital
mode.

Standby mode CAUTION


While the standby indicator is lit, a small amount of power is supplied to The power in this equipment will not be completely cut off from the AC
the system to back-up the memory. This is called standby mode. Under wall outlet when the main switch is turned OFF.
the condition, the system can be turned ON by the remote control unit.

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Names and functions of parts

Remote control unit

1 Input Selector keys (TUNER, CD/DVD, MD/TAPE,


VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2, DVD/6CH, AUX) *
Use to select the input sources.
2 Numeric keys
CD/DVD MD/TAPE RECEIVER Use to operate the DVD player. ⁄

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Use to call up preset stations.


3 LISTEN MODE key ¶
VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 DVD/6CH
Use to select the listening mode.
4 ACTIVE EQ key (
Use to select ACTIVE EQ setting.
DVD 5 %/fi/@/# keys
ENTER key
TOP MENU key
SET UP MENU key
RETURN key
ON SCREEN key
TONE
Use to operate the DVD player. ⁄
6 8 key ⁄
Use to operate the DVD player.
DIMMER
BAND key ¡
SOUND
Use to select the broadcast band.
6 key ⁄
Use to operate the DVD player.
AUTO/MONO key ¡
Use to select the auto tuning mode.
LISTEN MODE ACTIVE EQ MULTI CONTROL
7 key ⁄
Use to operate the DVD player.
7 P.CALL4/¢ keys
TOP MENU MENU Use to call preset channel. £
Use to operate the DVD player. ⁄
8 BASS BOOST key (
Use to select the maximum adjustment setting for
the low frequency range.
ENTER LOUDNESS key (
Use to switch the status of LOUDNESS.
9 RECEIVER key %
Use to turn this model on and off.
0 DVD key ⁄
RETURN ON SCREEN Use to turn on the DVD player on and off.
! SETUP key
BAND
Use to select the speakers’ settings etc. %
MUTE Use to operate the DVD player. ⁄
@ TONE key (
Use to switch the status of TONE control.
# SOUND key ª
Use to adjust the sound quality and ambience effects.
$ DIMMER key
RDS DISP. PTY Use to adjust the brightness of the display. ª
BASS BOOST LOUDNESS DISC SEL. DISC SKIP
Use to operate the DVD player. ⁄
% MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys %
AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE REPEAT Use to control a variety of settings.
^ VOLUME %/fi keys *
Use to adjust volume setting.
& MUTE key (
Use to temporarily mute the sound.
* TUNING 1/¡ keys
Use to select the radio station. ¡
Use to operate the DVD player. ⁄
( RDS DISP. key £
Use for RDS function.
PTY key ¢
Use for PTY search.
DISC SEL. key
DISC SKIP key
AUDIO key
SUBTITLE key
ANGLE key
REPEAT key
Use to operate the DVD player. ⁄

• Some keys can be used for operating KENWOOD DVD players by pressing CD/DVD or DVD/6CH key beforehand. ⁄

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Setting up the system
Make connections as shown in the following pages.
When connecting the related system components, be Input mode settings
sure to refer to the instruction manuals supplied with CD/DVD, VIDEO2 and DVD/6CH inputs each include jacks for digital
the components you are connecting. audio input and analog audio input.
After completing connections and turning on this model, follow the
Do not connect the power cord to a wall outlet until all
steps below.
connections are completed.
LISTEN MODE INPUT SELECTOR

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Notes
1. Be sure to insert all connection cords securely. If their connections are
imperfect, the sound may not be produced or there will be noise
interference.
2. Be sure to remove the power cord from the AC outlet before plugging
or unplugging any connection cords. Plugging/unplugging connection
cords without disconnecting the power cord can cause malfunctions
and may damage the unit. INPUT MODE
3. Do not connect power cords from components whose power
consumption is larger than what is indicated on the AC outlet at the
rear of this unit. 1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select CD/DVD, VIDEO2,
DVD/6CH.

Analog connections 2 Press the INPUT MODE key.


Audio connections are made using RCA pin cords. These cables transfer
stereo audio signal in an “analog” form. This means the audio signal Each press switches the setting as follows:
corresponds to the actual audio of two channels. These cables usually
have 2 plugs at each end, red for the right channel and white for the left In DTS play mode
channel. These cables are usually packed together with the source unit, 1 F-AUTO (digital input, analog input)
or are available at your local electronics retailer. 2 D-MANUAL (digital input)

In CD/DVD, VIDEO2, DVD/6CH play mode


1 F-AUTO (digital input, analog input)
Microcomputer malfunction 2 D-MANUAL (digital input)
If operation is not possible or an erroneous display appears, even 3 6CH INPT (DVD/6CH input)
though all connections have been made properly, reset the 4 ANALOG (analog input)
microcomputer by referring to “In case of difficulty”. ‹

Digital input:
Select this setting to play digital signals from a DVD, CD, or LD
player.

Analog input:
Select this setting to play analog signals from a cassette deck, VCR,
or record player.

Auto detect:
In “F-AUTO” (full auto) mode (AUTO DETECT and DIGITAL
indicators light up), this model detects the digital or analog input
signals automatically. Priority is given to digital signal during input
mode selection. This model will select the input mode and listening
mode automatically during playback to match the type of input
signal (Dolby Digital, PCM, DTS ) and the speaker setting. The initial
factory setting is full auto.

To keep this model set to the currently selected listening mode, use
the INPUT MODE key to select “D-MANUAL” (digital manual).
However, even when this setting is selected, there may be cases
in which the listening mode is selected automatically to match a
Dolby Digital source signal depending on the combination of listening
mode and source digital.
In D-MANUAL mode, if the audio reproduction stops in the middle
due to change in the input signals etc, press the LISTEN MODE key.
If the INPUT MODE key is pressed quickly, sound may not be
produced. Press the INPUT MODE key again.

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Setting up the system

Connecting a DVD player (6-channel input)


If you have connected a DVD player to this model with digital connection, be sure to read the “Input mode settings” section carefully. 7
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DVD
IN

VIDEO DVD / 6CH INPUT COAXIAL OPTICAL


For COMPONENT VIDEO CENTER VIDEO 2 CD / DVD
connection (KRF-V6090D DVD
IN
only) ! MONITOR
OUT
VIDEO 2
IN

FRONT SURROUND SUB DVD / 6CH


WOOFER DIGITAL IN
VIDEO 1 VIDEO 1
IN OUT

VIDEO OUT FRONT SURROUND SUBWOOFER


(Yellow RCA OUT L/R OUT L/R OUT
pin cord)

DVD player CENTER OUT

S-VIDEO COAXIAL
OUT DIGITAL
OUT
(AUDIO)
S-VIDEO cord
(KRF-V6090D only)

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Setting up the system

Connecting audio components

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To AC wall outlet

AUDIO

REC OUT PLAY IN REC OUT PLAY IN


AUX CD/DVD MD / TAPE VIDEO 1

IN OUT

Video component )

IN OUT

Cassette deck or MD recorder

OUT
CD or DVD player

Other component
OUT

CAUTION
Be sure to adhere to the following, or proper ventilation will be blocked causing damage or fire hazard.
• Do not place any object impairing heat radiation onto the top of the unit.
• Leave a space around the unit (from the largest outside dimension including projection) equal or greater than, shown below.
Top panel : 50 cm Side panel : 10 cm Back panel : 10 cm

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Setting up the system

Connecting video components


About the S-VIDEO
jacks
S-VIDEO S-VIDEO jacks
S-VIDEO (For KRF-V6090D)
VIDEO 2 DVD MONITOR
IN IN OUT
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Use the S-VIDEO jacks to


make connections to
video components with
S-VIDEO IN/OUT jacks.

• If you use the S-VIDEO


jacks to connect your video
playback components, be
sure to use the S-VIDEO
jacks when connecting
your monitor and video
recording components.

VIDEO
* DVD IN input jack is used for DVD AUDIO
either CD/DVD input or DVD/ IN MONITOR
6CH input. OUT
VIDEO 2
IN

REC OUT PLAY IN PLAY IN


VIDEO 1 VIDEO 1 VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2
IN OUT

Video
IN

Monitor TV

IN IN

OUT OUT
Video deck
Video Audio

DVD player or LD player


Video OUT Audio OUT

A video component with digital audio outputs should be connected to the VIDEO 2 jacks.

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Setting up the system

Connecting video components (COMPONENT VIDEO) (KRF-V6090D only)


If you have connected the receiver to a video component with COMPONENT jacks, you can get a better picture quality than by connecting to the S-VIDEO
jacks.

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* DVD IN input jack is used for
either CD/DVD input or DVD/
6CH input.

COMPONENT VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO 2 IN

Y CB CR Y CB CR REC OUT PLAY IN REC OUT PLAY IN PLAY IN


DVD IN MONITOR OUT CD/DVD MD / TAPE VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2

Monitor TV

Audio OUT
Video OUT
DVD player

Video component
Audio OUT
Video OUT

When connecting the TV to the COMPONENT jacks, be sure to connect all the other components to the COMPONENT jacks.

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Setting up the system

Digital connections
The digital in jacks can accept DTS, Dolby Digital, or PCM signals. Connect components capable of outputting DTS, Dolby Digital, or standard PCM (CD)
format digital signals.
If you have connected any digital components to this model, be sure to read the “Input mode settings” section carefully. 7
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COAXIAL OPTICAL
VIDEO 2 CD / DVD

DVD / 6CH
DIGITAL IN

OPTICAL DIGITAL OUT (AUDIO)


Optical fiber cable

CD or DVD player

COAXIAL DIGITAL OUT


(AUDIO)
Component with DTS,
Dolby Digital, or PCM
COAXIAL COAXIAL DIGITAL OUT
DIGITAL
OUT Connect the video signal and analog
(AUDIO) audio signals to the VIDEO 2 jacks.
(See “Connecting video components”.)
0
RF digital demodulator
(Commercially available)

DOLBY DIGITAL RF
OUT (AUDIO)

PCM OUT
LD player

To connect an LD player with a DIGITAL RF OUT, connect the LD player to the RF digital demodulator (Commercially available).
Next, connect the DIGITAL OUT jacks of the demodulator to the DIGITAL IN jacks of this model.
Connect the video signal and analog audio signals to the VIDEO 2 jacks. (See “Connecting video components”.)

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Setting up the system

Connecting the speakers


Surround Back Speakers
Front Speakers KRF-V6090D
Left Right
Right Left Surround Back Speaker

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Center
Speaker

Power Amplifier
Power Amplifier

* KRF-V6090D:
SURR BACK L
/SURR BACK

SURR BACK L
FRONT CENTER /SURR BACK
SURR BACK L*

+ KRF-V6090D only
When using both
Surround Back Left
- and Right speakers,
SURR BACK R
SURR BACK R
select “PRE OUT”
PRE OUT
R L PRE OUT
at speaker settings.
RED WHITE GREEN
^ When connecting a single
SPEAKERS (6 Surround Back speaker
through a power amplifier
to PRE OUT jack, connect
it as above and select
“SPEAKER” at speaker
settings. ^

KRF-V6090D KRF-V5090D

SURROUND SURROUND SURROUND


BACK

SUB WOOFER

PRE OUT
+ +

- -
R L R L
GRAY BLUE BROWN GRAY BLUE
SPEAKERS (6-16Ω) SPEAKERS (6-16Ω)

Powered When connecting a Surround


Subwoofer Back speaker to this terminal,
Right Left Surround select “SPEAKER” at speaker
Surround Speakers Back Speaker settings. ^

To make sure that each speaker has been connected properly, pay attention to the test tone from each speaker.
Refer to “4 Adjust the speaker volume level.”. ^

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Setting up the system

Connecting the terminals Connecting the antennas


The broadcast reception cannot be made unless the antennas are
1 Strip coating. 2 Push the lever. connected. Connect the antennas correctly as instructed below.
AM loop antenna
Place the supplied loop antenna as far as possible from the receiver,
TV set, speaker cords and power cord, and adjust the direction for
best reception.
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3 Insert the cord. 4 Return the lever. AM antenna terminal connections


1 Push lever. 2 Insert cord. 3 Release lever.

• Never short circuit the + and – speaker cords.


• If the left and right speakers are connected inversely or the speaker
cords are connected with reversed polarity, the sound will be
unnatural with ambiguous acoustic imaging. Be sure to connect the FM indoor antenna
speakers correctly. The supplied indoor antenna is for temporary use only. For stable
signal reception we recommend using an outdoor antenna. Disconnect
Speaker impedance the indoor antenna when you connect one outdoors.

After confirming the speaker impedance indications printed on the


rear panel of this model, connect speakers with matching impedance FM antenna terminal connections
ratings. Using speakers with a rated impedance other than that
Insert cord.
indicated on the rear panel of this model could result in malfunctions
or damage to the speakers or this model.

Speaker placement

Center speaker FM outdoor antenna


Lead the 75Ω coaxial cable connected to the FM outdoor antenna into
the room and connect it to the FM 75Ω terminal.

Subwoofer
Front
speaker Listening
position
Surround
speaker
*Surround *Surround
Back Left Back Right
speaker speaker
ANTENNA
*Surround FM
AM GND 75Ω
Back speaker
*For Surround Back speaker, you may place either two Surround
Attach to the
Back speakers (Surround Back Left speaker and Surround Back stand
Right speaker) for 7.1 channel surround sound system or one
Surround Back speaker for 6.1 channel surround sound system.
FM indoor antenna
Front speakers : Place to the front left and right of the listening
position. Front speakers are required for all surround modes.
Center speaker : Place front and center. This speaker stabilizes the
sound image and helps recreate sound motion. Required for surround
playback. FM outdoor antenna
Surround speakers : Place to the direct left and right, or slightly
behind the listening position at even heights, approximately 1 meter
above the ears of the listeners. These speakers recreate sound
motion and atmosphere. Required for surround playback. Use an antenna
Subwoofer : Reproduces powerful deep bass sounds. adapter
AM loop antenna (Commercially
Surround Back speaker/s : Place the speaker/s directly at the rear
available)
of the listening position. The optimum position depends mainly on the
room condition.

• Although the ideal surround system consists of all the speakers


listed above, if you don't have a center speaker or a subwoofer, you
can divide those signals between the available speakers in the
speaker settings steps to obtain the best possible surround
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Preparing for surround sound
Speaker settings 3 Select a speaker system.
To enable you to obtain optimum enjoyment from this model’s listening 1 Select SP SETUP and press the SETUP key again so that the
modes, make sure to complete the speaker settings (Subwoofer, Front, speaker system indication “SP SYSTEM” scrolls across the
Center, Surround and Surround Back speakers) as described below. display.

ON/STANDBY MULTI CONTROL

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2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys
to select the speaker system setting.

1 CUSTOM : For general speakers.


2 FULL RANGE : For selected KENWOOD speaker - for example,
POWER SETUP KS-2200HT, KS-4200EX.
ON/OFF 3 2WAY 2SPKR : For selected KENWOOD speaker – for
example, KS-3200HT, KS-3200EX, KS-5200HT,
RECEIVER
KS-5200EX, KS-7200HT.
4 2WAY 3SPKR : For selected KENWOOD speaker – for
SETUP
example, KS-8200HT, KS-8200EX.
MULTI
CONTROL • The selection of FULL RANGE, 2WAY 2SPKR or 2WAY 3SPKR
should only be used with 6 channels speaker system setting.
• When the setting FULL RANGE, 2WAY 2SPKR or 2WAY 3SPKR
is selected, the procedure skips to step 4.

3 For general speaker setting, use the MULTI CONTROL knob


or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to select CUSTOM and press
the SETUP key again.
• The subwoofer setting indication “SUBW ON” appears.
1 Turn on the power to this model by pressing POWER ON/OFF
and ON/STANDBY or RECEIVER key.
If you want to use the remote control unit, press the TUNER, MD/
TAPE, VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2 or AUX key on the remote control unit
to set it to the receiver control mode. 4 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi
keys to select the appropriate subwoofer setting.
2 Press the SETUP key to enter the SETUP mode and use the 1 SUBW ON : Subwoofer setting mode to this model is ON.
MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/ fi keys for the 2 SUBW OFF : Subwoofer setting mode to this model is OFF.
following displays.
• The initial setting is “SUBW ON”.
1 SP SETUP • When the setting “SUBW OFF” is selected, the Front speakers
2 TESTTONE are automatically set to “FRNT LRG” and the procedure skips to
3 DISTANCE step 7.
4 LFE LVL Before step 7, press the SETUP key to accept the setting.
5 EXIT • When Subwoofer output sound is required, select “FRNT NML”.

The flow of the SETUP is as follows; 5 Press the SETUP key to accept the setting.
• The Front speakers setting indication “FRNT LRG” appears.

SP SETUP TESTTONE DISTANCE LFE LEVEL EXIT

SP System Front Left


AUTO MANUAL
Custom Center 6 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi
L L
Full Range
C
keys to select the appropriate front speakers setting.
C Front Right
2Way 2Speaker R
2Way 3Speaker 1 FRNT LRG (large) : Large Front speakers are connected
RS R Surround Right
RB
to this model.
Subwoofer RS 2 FRNT NML (normal) : Average size Front speakers are
LB Surround Back Right
Front LS
RB connected to this model.
SW Surround Back Left
Center • For “FRNT LRG” selection, no sound will be heard from
LB Surround Left
Surround Subwoofer speaker even when it is set to ON. However, if you
LS
Subwoofer select “SW RE-MIX ON” when Subwoofer is selected, you will
Surround Back
SW be able to hear sound from the Subwoofer.
Subwoofer Re-mix When in STEREO mode, the sound goes directly to Front
speaker.

(KRF-V6090D only) 7 Press the SETUP key to accept the setting.


• If you have selected “SPEAKER” as the Surround Back setting, • The Center speaker setting indication “CNTR NML” appears.
“RB”/ ”Surround Back Right” and “LB”/ ”Surround Back Left” are
not appeared but ”BS” / “Surround Back” is appeared on the
Display.

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8 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys # Press the SETUP key again to accept the setting.
to select the appropriate center speaker setting. • The Subwoofer re-mix setting indication “SW RE-MIX” scrolls
across the display.
If you have selected “LRG” as the Front speakers setting,
1 CNTR NML (normal) : An average size Center speaker is
connected to this model.
2 CNTR LRG (large) : A large Center speaker is connected to
this model.
3 CNTR OFF : Center speaker setting mode to this • If Subwoofer is turned OFF, Subwoofer re-mix setting is not
model is OFF. visible.
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If you have selected “NML” as the Front speakers setting,


$ Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi
1 CNTR NML (normal) : An average size Center speaker is
keys to select the appropriate Subwoofer re-mix setting.
connected to this model.
2 CNTR OFF : Center speaker setting mode to this 1 RMX ON : Subwoofer re-mix set mode to this model is ON.
model is OFF. 2 RMX OFF : Subwoofer re-mix set mode to this model is OFF.

9 Press the SETUP key again to accept the setting. % Press the SETUP key to accept the setting.
•The Surround speaker setting indication “SURR NML” appears.
4 Adjust the speaker volume level.
0 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys
From your usual listening position, adjust the volume levels. The
to select the appropriate Surround speaker setting. volume levels from each speaker should be the same.
If you have selected “LRG” as the Center speaker setting,
• In step 4 and 5, indications appear only for the selected channels
1 SURR NML (normal) : Average size Surround speakers are
of the speakers that require adjusting.
connected to this model.
2 SURR LRG (large) : Large Surround speakers are connected 1 Press the SETUP key to begin TEST TONE.
to this model. • This model enters the speaker volume level adjustment mode.
3 SURR OFF : Surround speaker setting mode to this
model is OFF. The selection of AUTO/MANUAL TEST TONE is done by the
MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys.
If you have selected other than “LRG” as the Center speaker
setting, 1 AUTO
1 SURR NML (normal) : Average size Surround speakers are 2 MANUAL
connected to this model.
2 SURR OFF : Surround speaker setting mode to this 2 Press the SETUP key again to select either AUTO or MANUAL.
model is OFF.
Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys
• When the setting “SURR OFF” is selected, the procedure skips to adjust the volume level of the test tone output from the
to step #. speaker channel to be adjusted.
For AUTO selection, the test tone is heard from the speakers
! Press the SETUP key to accept the setting. in the following sequence for 2 seconds each:
• The Surround Back speaker setting indication “BS” appears.

@ Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys


to select the appropriate Surround Back speaker setting.

If you have selected “LRG” as the Surround speaker setting,


1 BS NML : Average size Surround Back speaker is connected
to this model.
2 BS LRG : Large Surround Back speaker is connected to this
model. • If you change the volume level settings for the speakers while
3 BS OFF : Surround Back speaker setting mode to this model listening to music, the settings referred to on this page are also
is OFF. changed. ª
• If any of the speaker is set as OFF during SP SETUP, the TEST
TONE adjustment for the speaker will be skipped.

(KRF-V6090D only)
• If you have selected “SPEAKER” as the Surround Back setting,
If you have selected “NML” as the Surround speaker setting,
“RB” and “LB” are not appeared but “BS” is appeared on the
1 BS NML : Average size Surround Back speaker is connected
Display.
to this model.
2 BS OFF : Surround Back speaker setting mode to this model 3 Press the SETUP key.
is OFF. • The test tone is turned off. This model enters the mode for
inputting the distance to the speakers.
(KRF-V6090D only)
If you have selected “NML” or “LRG” as the Surround Back 4 For MANUAL selection, press the SETUP key each time to
speaker setting, select the speaker channel.
1 SPEAKER : Surround Back signal will be output from
SURROUND BACK speaker terminal and SURR
BACK L/SURR BACK PRE OUT terminal as
monaural.
2 PRE OUT : Surround Back signals will be out put from SURR
BACK L/SURR BACK and SURR BACK R PRE OUT
terminals as stereo.

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Preparing for surround sound

5 Input the distance to the speakers.


Input level adjustment (analog sources only)
1 Select the DISTANCE from the setup displays and press the
SETUP key again. If the input level of an analog source signal is too high, the CLIP indicator
will blink to indicate the source signal. Adjust the input level.
2 Measure the distance from the listening position to each of
the speakers.
Jot down the distance to each of the speakers.
Distance to Front Left speaker (L) : ____ feet (meters)

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Distance to Center speaker (C) : ____ feet (meters)
Distance to Front Right speaker (R) : ____ feet (meters) 1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select the source of which the
Distance to Surround Right (RS) : ____ feet (meters) input level you want to adjust.
Distance to Surround Back Right (RB): ____ feet (meters)
Distance to Surround Back (BS) : ____ feet (meters) • You can store a separate input level for each input source.
Distance to Surround Back Left (LB) : ____ feet (meters)
2 Press the SOUND key repeatedly until the “INPUT” indication
Distance to Surround Left (LS) : ____ feet (meters)
appears.
Distance to Subwoofer (SW) : ____ feet (meters)
3 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to
(KRF-V6090D only)
adjust the input level.
• If you have selected “SPEAKER” as the Surround Back setting,
“RB” and “LB” are not appeared but “BS” is appeared on the
Display.

3 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys


to select the distance to the front speakers. • The input level may be adjusted to any one of three settings: 0dB,
-3dB, and -6dB. (The initial setting is 0dB.)

4 Press the SOUND key again to return to the input indication.


Indication in feet Indication in meters
• The allowable setting range is 1 to 30 feet (0.3m to 9.0m),
adjustable in 1 foot (0.3m) increments.

4 Press the SETUP key to accept the settings.

5 Repeat steps 3 and 4 to input the distance for each of the


speakers.

6 Adjust the LFE LEVEL (Low Frequency Effects level)


1 Select the LFE LEVEL from the setup displays and press the
SETUP key again.

2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys


to adjust the LFE LEVEL.

• The LFE LEVEL is adjusted from 0dB to -10dB in 1dB step


decrements.

3 Press the SETUP key to accept the setting.

4 Setup is complete when the EXIT indication appears.

• The speakers you have selected should appear on the display.


Confirm that all the speakers have been correctly selected.

5 Press the SETUP key to exit the SETUP mode.

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Normal playback
Preparing for playback Listening to a source component
Some preparatory steps are needed before starting playback.
VOLUME CONTROL
SPEAKERS
ON/OFF ON/STANDBY
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INPUT SELECTOR
POWER AUTO/MONO INPUT SELECTOR Input
ON/OFF Selector

Turning on this model


1 Turn on the power to the related components.
VOLUME %/fi

2 Turn on the power to this model by pressing POWER ON/OFF


and ON/STANDBY key.

Selecting the input mode


If you have selected a component connected to the CD/DVD, VIDEO2, 1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob or keys to select the source
DVD/6CH jacks, make sure that the input mode setting is correct for the
type of audio signal to be used. 7
you want to listen to.
The input sources change as shown below:

Selecting MD/TAPE 1 “TUNER”


2 “CD/DVD”
Select the source name corresponding to the component connected to 3 “TAPE” or “MD”
the MD/TAPE jacks. The initial factory setting is “TAPE”. To change the 4 “VIDEO1”
source to “MD”, follow the steps below: 5 “VIDEO2”
6 “DVD/6CH”
1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select “TAPE”. 7 “AUX”

2 Hold down the AUTO/MONO key for more than 2 seconds. 2 Start playback from the selected source.
• The source indication changes to “MD”.
• To return to the original indication, repeat procedure 2.
3 Use the VOLUME CONTROL knob or VOLUME %/fi keys to
adjust the volume.
Setting the speaker status
The speaker indicator lights up.

Press the SPEAKERS ON/OFF key to switch the speaker on or off.

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Normal playback

Adjusting the sound Adjusting the Loudness mode (remote control only)
SPEAKERS ON/OFF VOLUME CONTROL You can adjust the Loudness function which controls the low volume
settings to maintain the music’s richness. The adjustment can be made
ACTIVE EQ when this model is in the PCM stereo and analog stereo mode.

Press the LOUDNESS key to turn the Loudness setting ON.

To cancel

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Press the LOUDNESS key again so that the “LOUDNESS” indicator
goes off.

PHONES MULTI CONTROL MUTE

Muting the sound


The MUTE key lets you mute the sound of the speakers.
TONE Press the MUTE key.
ACTIVE EQ MULTI CONTROL
VOLUME %/fi
MUTE
To cancel
BASS BOOST
Press the MUTE key again so that the “MUTE” indicator goes off.
LOUDNESS
• MUTE ON can also be deactivated by turning the volume control
knob.

Adjusting the Tone (remote control only) ACTIVE EQ mode


You can adjust the sound quality when this model is in the PCM stereo You can enjoy a more impressive sound effect when ACTIVE EQ is
and analog stereo mode. turned ON during Dolby Digital and DTS playback and, when in PCM and
analog stereo mode.
1 Press the TONE key to select the Tone mode.
Press the ACTIVE EQ key for the following selections;
2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to
1 ACTIVE EQ MUSIC : Effective when listening to music.
select TONE ON/OFF.
(The ACTIVE EQ LED indicator lights up.)
2 ACTIVE EQ CINEMA : Effective when watching a movie.
(The ACTIVE EQ LED indicator lights up.)
3 ACTIVE EQ TV : Effective when watching TV.
(The ACTIVE EQ LED indicator lights up.)
4 ACTIVE EQ OFF : The ACTIVE EQ function is turned OFF.
3 When in TONE ON selection, press the TONE key for the following
(The ACTIVE EQ LED indicator goes off.)
displays.

BASS : Select this to adjust the low frequency range. • ACTIVE EQ function will not be available when REC MODE, AUTO
TREB : Select this to adjust the high frequency range. TUNING or PRESET MEMORY is ON and during 96kHz LPCM
playback.
4 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to
adjust the sound quality.
Listening with headphones
1 Press the SPEAKERS ON/OFF key so that the speaker indicator
goes off.

• The bass and treble levels are adjustable from -10 to +10 in 2 step Make sure the SP indicator is turned OFF.
increments.

One-touch low frequency emphasis (Bass Boost)


(remote control only) • If you turn off all of the speakers when in surround mode, the
surround mode will be canceled as well, resulting in stereo playback.
You can adjust the sound quality when this model is in the PCM stereo
and analog stereo modes. 2 Connect headphones to the PHONES jack.
PHONES

Press the BASS BOOST key.


• Press the key once to select the maximum (+10) low frequency
emphasis setting.
• TONE will automatically be turned ON.
• This key does not function when this model is in the sound quality
or ambience effects adjustment mode. ∞~º
3 Use the VOLUME CONTROL knob or VOLUME %/fi keys to
Switching back to the previous setting adjust the volume.
Press the BASS BOOST key again.

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Recording
Recording audio (analog sources) 3 Press and hold the DIMMER key for more than 2 seconds to select
the A-REC or M-REC mode during digital input.

1 Rec mode off : The digital input record mode is switched off.
2 A-REC mode : The digital input signals (DTS, Dolby Digital,
or PCM) are identified automatically and
converted into stereo signals that are ready
for recording.
3 M-REC mode : The input signal type at the moment this
mode is selected is held throughout this
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mode.

INPUT SELECTOR • When the M-REC mode is selected, the digital input signal is
converted to stereo signals (down-mix). But once the digital signal
is changed to other signal, no signal is output.
When the A-REC mode is selected, the digital input signal is
Recording a music source converted to stereo signals even if the digital signal is changed.

1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select the source (other than For A-REC mode:
“MD/TAPE”) you want to record.

2 Set the MD or TAPE recorder to record.

3 Start playback, then start recording.

Recording video
1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select the video source (other
than “VIDEO1”) you want to record.
For M-REC mode:
2 Set the video deck connected to VIDEO 1 to record.
• Select the REC MODE to record a digital input source.

3 Start playback, then start recording.


• Recording may not be normal for some video software. This is due to
the copy guard condition. ‹

Recording audio (digital sources)


Switch on the REC mode to record a digital input source.
Usually use the A-REC (Auto-Record) mode to record audio input 4 Start playback, then start recording.
sources. When the digital mode changes during recording in the A-REC • If the audio reproduction stops in the middle due to change in the
mode, the audio input source may be interrupted momentarily. input signals, etc., press the DIMMER key.

Recording music in A-REC or M-REC mode

DIMMER

INPUT SELECTOR

1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select the source (CD/DVD,


DVD/6CH or VIDEO2) you want to record.

2 Set the MD or TAPE recorder to record.

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Listening to radio broadcasts
This model can store up to 40 stations in the memory and recall them by
one-touch operation.
Using RDS (Radio Data System)
Radio stations can be classified into RDS (Radio Data System) stations
RDS is a system that transmits useful information (in the form of digital
and other stations. To listen to or store RDS stations in the preset
data) for FM broadcasts along with the broadcast signal. Tuners and
memory see “Using RDS (Radio Data System)”.
receivers designed for RDS reception can extract the information from
the broadcast signal for use with various functions, such as automatic
Tuning (non-RDS) radio stations display of the station name.

MULTI CONTROL RDS functions:

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PTY (Program TYpe Identification) Search ¢
Automatically tunes to a station that is currently broadcasting the
specified program type (genre).

PS (Program Service Name) Display


Automatically displays the station name transmitted by the RDS
station.
BAND AUTO/MONO INPUT SELECTOR
RDS AUTO MEMORY function ¢
TUNER Automatically selects and stores up to 40 RDS stations in the preset
memory.
If fewer than 40 RDS stations have been stored in the preset memory,
regular FM stations will be stored in the remaining places.

MULTI CONTROL Radio Text function


Displays the radio text data transmitted by some RDS stations when
BAND AUTO/MONO you press the RDS DISP. (Display) key. There is “NO RT” display if no
text data is transmitted.
TUNING
The “RDS” indicator lights up when an RDS broadcast (signal) is
received.

1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob or TUNER key to select the


tuner.
Note
2 Use the BAND key to select the desired broadcast band. Some functions and function names may differ for certain countries
and areas.

Each press switches the band “AM” or “FM” indicator


as follows: appears in the display
Before using a function utilizing the RDS, be sure to perform the RDS
1 FM Auto Memory operation by referring to the description in “Presetting
2 AM RDS stations (RDS AUTO MEMORY)”. ¢

3 Use the AUTO/MONO key to select the desired tuning method.


Each press switches the tuning method as follows:
1 AUTO lit (auto tuning)
2 AUTO not lit (manual tuning)
“AUTO” indicator lights up in the display.

• Normally, set to “AUTO” (auto tuning). If the radio waves are weak
and there is a lot of interference, switch to manual tuning. (With
manual tuning, stereo broadcasts will be received in monaural.)

4 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/ fi keys,


or TUNING 1 / ¡ keys to select the station.
“ST.” lights when a broadcast
is being received in stereo. Frequency display

“TUNED” is displayed
when a station is received.

Auto tuning : The next station is tuned automatically.


Manual tuning : Turn the knob (press the key) to select the desired
station.

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Listening to radio broadcasts

Presetting radio stations manually Receiving preset stations


The RDS auto memory function assigns preset numbers to RDS stations
starting from preset number “1”. Therefore, be sure to execute the RDS
TUNER
auto memory function before using the following operations to manually
store AM stations and other FM stations, and RDS stations. Numeric keys
See “Presetting RDS stations (RDS AUTO MEMORY)”. ¢

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MULTI CONTROL 1 Press the TUNER key to select tuner as the source.

1 Tune to the station you want to store. 2 Enter the number of the preset station you want to receive (up
to “40”).
2 Press the MEMORY key while receiving the station. Press the Numeric keys in the following order:
Blinks for 20 seconds For “15”, press ................................ 0, 5
For “20”, press ................................ 0, 0, )

• If you make a mistake entering a two digit number, press the +10
key repeatedly to return to the original display and start again.
Proceed to step 3 within 20 seconds.
(If more than 20 seconds elapse, press the MEMORY key again).

3 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/ fi keys


to select one of the station presets (1 – 40).

4 Press the MEMORY key again to confirm the setting.


• Repeat steps 1, 2, 3, and 4 to store as many stations as
necessary.
• If you store a station at a previously used preset, the previous station
will be replaced by the new one.

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Listening to radio broadcasts

Receiving preset stations in order (P.CALL) Using the RDS DISP. (Display) key
TUNER

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P.CALL
4/¢
RDS DISP.

1 Press the TUNER key to select tuner as the source. Pressing the RDS DISP. key changes the contents of the display.

2 Use the P.CALL 4¥¢ keys to select the desired station. Each press switches the display mode as follows:

• Each time you press the key, another preset station is received in 1 PS (Program Service name) display
order. 2 RT (Radio Text) display
3 Frequency display
Pressing the P.CALL ¢ does the following:
1 PS (Program Service name) display:
The station name is displayed automatically when an RDS broadcast
is received.
Pressing the P.CALL 4 does the following: If no PS data was sent, “NO PS” is displayed.

Holding down the P.CALL ¢ or 4 key, lets you skip through


the presets, receiving each preset station at 0.5 second intervals. 2 RT (Radio Text) display:
Text data accompanying the RDS broadcast scrolls across the display.
“NO RT” or “RT----” is displayed if the current RDS station does not
provide RT data.

3 Frequency display:
Displays the frequency of the current station.

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Listening to radio broadcasts

Presetting RDS stations (RDS AUTO MEMORY) 1 Press the PTY key to activate the PTY search mode.
This function automatically stores up to 40 RDS stations in the preset
memory. In order to use the PTY function, the RDS stations must be
stored in the preset memory using the RDS AUTO MEMORY function.

When an RDS broadcast is received, the program type is shown on


MEMORY the display. If no PTY data is available, or if the station is not an RDS
station, “NONE” is displayed.
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2 While the “PTY” indicator is lit, use the MULTI CONTROL


knob or MULTI CONTROL %/ fi keys, or TUNING 1 / ¡
keys to select the program type of your choice.

BAND INPUT SELECTOR Program type table


Program Type Name Display Program Type Name Display
Pop Music POP M Weather WEATHER
Rock Music ROCK M Finance FINANCE
1 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select the tuner. Easy Music EASY M Children’s Program CHILDREN
Light Classical Music LIGHT M Social Affairs SOCIAL

2 Use the BAND key to set the broadcast band to “FM”. Serious Classical Music
Other Music
CLASSICS
OTHER M
Religion
Phone In
RELIGION
PHONE IN
News NEWS Travel TRAVEL
3 Press and hold the MEMORY key for more than 2 seconds. Current Affairs
Information
AFFAIRS
INFO
Leisure
Jazz Music
LEISURE
JAZZ
Sport SPORT Country Music COUNTRY
Education EDUCATE National Music NATION M
Drama DRAMA Oldies Music OLDIES
Culture CULTURE Folk Music FOLK M
Science SCIENCE Documentary DOCUMENT
Varied Speech VARIED

“NO PROG” is displayed if this operation is attempted before


performing the RDS Auto Memory operation.
• After a few minutes, up to 40 RDS stations are preset in order from
channel “01”.
• Stations already stored in the preset memory may be replaced by 3 Press the PTY key to start searching.
RDS stations. (i.e., If the RDS AUTO MEMORY function detects 15
RDS stations, the stations currently preset at numbers 01~15 will EXAMPLE : Searching for a Rock Music broadcast.
be replaced by the RDS stations.)
Display while searching.

Tuning by Program TYpe (PTY search)


Blinks Program type name display
This function lets you set the tuner to automatically search for stations
which are currently broadcasting the type of program (genre) you want
Display when a station is received.
to listen to.
Goes out

Under certain receiving conditions, it may take more than 1


minute to complete the search.
Station name display

• No sound is heard while “PTY” is blinking.


• If the desired program type cannot be found, “NO PROG” is
displayed, then after several seconds the display returns to the
original display.

MULTI CONTROL
To select another program type
Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3.

TUNING
PTY

Preparations

• Execute the RDS auto memory procedure.


• Set the broadcast band to FM.
• Tune to an RDS station.

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Ambience effects
This model is equipped with listening modes that allow you to enjoy an enhanced sonic ambience with a variety of video
sources.
In order to obtain the optimum effect from the surround modes, make sure to input the proper speaker settings beforehand.
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Surround modes

The below speaker placements are for 5.1 channel surround sound The below speaker placements are for 6.1 channel surround sound

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system which are; system which are;
• Dolby Digital • Dolby Digital EX
• Dolby Pro Logic II • DTS-ES
• DTS • NEO:6
• DSP
• DVD 6-channel

TV / SCREEN TV / SCREEN

L SW C R L SW C R

LS RS LS RS

BS
No Surround Back speaker With Surround Back speaker

The below speaker placements are for 7.1 channel surround sound L Front Left speaker
system which is;
SW Subwoofer
• Dolby Pro Logic IIx
C Center speaker
R Front Right speaker
LS Surround Left speaker
TV / SCREEN RS Surround Right speaker
BS Surround Back speaker
L SW C R LB Surround Back Left speaker
RB Surround Back Right speaker

Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”, “Pro


Logic”, “Surround EX” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of
Dolby Laboratories.

LS RS
“DTS”,”DTS-ES Extended
Surround” and “Neo:6” are
trademarks of Digital Theater
Systems, Inc.

Note
LB RB LFE = Low Frequency Effects. This channel delivers separate non-
directional bass signals to the subwoofer for more dynamic deep
With Surround Back Left and Right speakers bass sound effects.

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Dolby Digital DTS-ES


The Dolby Digital surround format lets you enjoy up to 5.1 channels DTS-ES (Digital Theater System-Extended Surround) presents 6.1
of digital surround sound from Dolby Digital program sources (such channels surround system with additional Surround Back channel
as Laserdisc or DVD software marked ). Compared with which evolved from the conventional 5.1 channels surround system.
previous Dolby surround, Dolby Digital provides even better sound DTS-ES format that was recorded in DVD, CD or LD comprises of two
quality, greater spatial accuracy, and improved dynamic range. modes. DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 produces the discrete surround back
which is completely independent and DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 produces
Although a full set of speakers (front left, right, and center, surround the surround back which synthesised within the left and right surround
left and right, and a subwoofer) is required for true 5.1 channel Dolby channels using matrix technology. DTS-ES has perfect compatibility
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Digital surround sound, this model lets you enjoy Dolby Digital (and with the conventional 5.1 channels surround system. 6.1 channels
Dolby Surround) program sources, even if you connect only the front surround with an additional surround back presents a more natural
speakers. presence and surround effects by increasing the impression of the
sound image from back. Programs which are recorded using DTS-ES
Dolby Digital EX technology consist of information flags which will be able to control
Dolby Digital EX is an extension of Dolby Digital technology, Dolby the Discrete and Matrix mode. Thus, it can automatically select the
Digital EX creates six full-bandwidth output channels from 6.1- best matched mode.
channel sources. This is done using a matrix decoder that derives
three surround channels from the two in the original recording. Neo:6
This is achieved by using three different surround signals, surround Neo:6 is a new technology which was developed by DTS. It can
left, surround right, and surround back, each driving its own array of produce high grade 6 channels surround with an astonishing fidelity
speakers. Think of it as adding a center channel for the rear speakers, from 2 channels content. Neo:6 has 2 modes, “CINEMA” mode is for
which give more diffuse and natural surround effect, even if you movic playback and “MUSIC” mode is for music playback.
wanted the ability to completely encircle the audience with sound,
positioning sound effects exactly where they would be heard in real DTS has a “.1” or LFE channel.
life. For best results, Dolby Digital EX should be used with movie The indication “LFE” appears in the display when a signal is being
soundtracks recorded with Dolby Digital Surround EX which contain input for this channel. ∞
a digital flag that will automatically activate this feature. However, for
titles released prior to late 2001, this feature has to be activated
manually. DTS
The DTS multi-channel audio format is available on CD, LD and DVD
Although a full set of speakers (front left, right, and center, surround software. DTS is a strictly digital format and cannot be decoded
left and right, surround back and a subwoofer) is required for true 6.1 inside most CD, LD or DVD players. For this reason, if you attempt
channel Dolby Digital Surround EX sound, this model lets you enjoy to listen to DTS encoded software through the analog output of your
Dolby Digital (and Dolby Surround) program sources, even if you new CD, LD or DVD player, you will experience digital noise in most
connect only the front speakers. cases. This noise can be quite loud if the analog output is connected
directly to a high power amplification system. Proper measures for
Although only Dolby Digital soundtracks incorporate a separate low playing the digital output as described below should be taken to
frequency channel, connecting a subwoofer will also improve deep avoid this situation. To enjoy DTS Digital Surround playback, an
bass performance in the other surround modes. external 5.1 channel DTS Digital Surround decoder system or an
amplifier with a built-in DTS Digital Surround decoder must be
Dolby Digital has a “.1” or LFE channel. connected to the digital output (S/P DIF, AES/EBU or TosLink) of a
The indication “LFE” appears in the display when a signal is being CD, LD or DVD player.
input for this channel. ∞ All models are incorporated with the DTS decoder.

DTS has a “.1” or LFE channel.


Dolby PRO LOGIC IIx and Dolby PRO LOGIC II The indication “LFE” appears in the display when a signal is being
Dolby Pro Logic II was designed specifically to provide a new sense input for this channel. ∞
of spatiality, directionality and articulation of sounds from Dolby
Surround encoded sources (such as video and Laserdisc software
marked ). This is achieved with an intelligent, built-in
DSP mode
feedback logic design, a matrix surround decoding and the decoding
The DSP mode lets you add the atmosphere of a live concert or hall
of stereo, full bandwidth surround outputs.
to almost any type of program source. These modes are particularly
DOLBY PRO LOGIC IIx enhanced DOLBY PRO LOGIC II’s features.
effective when used with stereo program sources, like CD, television,
It creates 6.1 channel and 7.1 channel surround sound from stereo or
and FM radio. You might enjoy trying the ARENA, JAZZ CLUB,
5.1 channel signals. This feature provides you an astonishing ambience
THEATER, STADIUM or DISCO mode the next time you watch a
effect which makes you feel you are surrounded by natural sound.
concert or sporting event!
Especially 7.1 channel surround sound can produce real back sound
from Surround Back speakers.
What's DSP?
The PRO LOGIC IIx modes programmed into this model are “MOVIE”, DSP stands for Digital Signal Processor.
“MUSIC” and “GAME”. The PRO LOGIC II modes programmed into The way a sound is heard in an actual environment depends on a
this model are “MOVIE”, “MUSIC”, “GAME” and “PRO LOGIC”. variety of different factors. One of the most important is reverberation
The “MOVIE” mode has preset characteristics to produce a calibrated, (the act of decaying elements of sound echoing in various places).
high-level surround sound playback while the “MUSIC” mode has The DSP modes produce the feeling of presence by using the DSP to
user-adjustable characteristics to offer the three optional controls, create reverberation, without spoiling the sound quality of the original
like “Dimension”, “Center Width” and “Panorama” modes to allow signal.
optimization of the soundfields as desired. The “Dimension” control
allows the user to gradually adjust the soundfield either towards the
front or towards the rear; the “Center Width” control allows various
DVD 6-channel mode
adjustment of the left-center-right speakers’ balance; the “Panorama” Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5.1) output channels
mode extends the front stereo image to include the surround speakers and this model, you can enjoy multi-channel encoded DVD source
for an exciting “wraparound” effect with side wall imaging. material in all its splendor. Since the source signals are digital and
The “GAME” mode provides surrounded and exciting sound when each channel is input independently, the resulting sound quality,
you enjoy game or TV. Especially in PRO LOGIC IIx “GAME” mode, sense of spaciousness, and dynamic range are superb.
base sound not only from Front and Center but also from Surround
channel is added to Subwoofer. This provides even more dynamic The indication “6CH INPUT” appears in the display during DVD 6-
surround effects. channel mode selection.

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Surround play When the DOLBY DIGITAL or DOLBY DIGITAL EX signal is input:
(The DOLBY DIGITAL or PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
The DTS compatible models can reproduce a CD, DVD, or LD carrying the
DTS mark. 1 DOLBY DIGITAL : DOLBY DIGITAL surround.
DOLBY DIGITAL can be used when playing DVD or LD software bearing 2 DOLBY DIGITAL EX : DOLBY DIGITAL EX surround.
the mark and DOLBY DIGITAL format digital broadcasts (etc.). (The DOLBY DIGITAL EX indicator lights
DOLBY PRO LOGIC can be used when playing video, DVD, or LD up.)
software bearing the mark. 3 PL IIx MOVIE : PRO LOGIC IIx surround MOVIE mode.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)

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4 PL IIx MUSIC : PRO LOGIC IIx surround MUSIC mode.
LISTEN MODE (The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
5 PL IIx GAME : PRO LOGIC IIx surround GAME mode.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
6 PL II MOVIE : PRO LOGIC II surround MOVIE mode.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
7 PL II MUSIC : PRO LOGIC II surround MUSIC mode.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
8 PL II GAME : PRO LOGIC II surround GAME mode.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
INPUT MODE INPUT SELECTOR
9 PRO LOGIC : PRO LOGIC II surround PRO LOGIC mode.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
Input 0 STEREO : Normal stereo playback.
Selector
When you select DOLBY DIGITAL
“DOLBY DIGITAL” will scroll from right to left.
LISTEN MODE

When the DTS or DTS-ES (matrix, discrete or bitstream) signal is


input:
(The DTS LED indicator lights up.)

1 DTS-ES MATRIX 6.1 : DTS - ES MATRIX 6.1 channel surround


(The DTS-ES and MATRIX 6.1 indicators
Preparations light up.)
2 DTS-ES DISCRETE 6.1 : DTS - ES DISCRETE 6.1channel surround
• Turn ON related components. (The DTS-ES and DISCRETE 6.1 indicators
• Complete “Preparing for surround sound” (speaker settings).% light up.)
• Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob or Input Selector keys to select 3 DTS : DTS 5.1 channel surround
the component you wish to play back with surround sound. (The DTS indicator lights up.)
• Use the INPUT MODE key to select the input mode (analog or
4 DTS + NEO:6 CINEMA : DTS + NEO:6 surround CINEMA mode.
digital) for the source you wish to playback. 7
(The DTS and NEO:6 indicators light up.)
• Noise will be produced when a DTS source is played by selecting the
analog input. 5 STEREO : Normal stereo playback

1 Start playing the video software. When the analog signal or the digital signal (except for DOLBY
DIGITAL or DTS signal) is input:
2 Press the LISTEN MODE key to select the listening mode. 1 PL IIx MOVIE : PRO LOGIC IIx surround MOVIE mode.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
The listening mode settings are stored separately for each input. If the 2 PL IIx MUSIC : PRO LOGIC IIx surround MUSIC mode.
input mode is set to full auto (“AUTO DETECT” lights), this model
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
selects the optimal listening mode automatically based on the type of
3 PL IIx GAME : PRO LOGIC IIx surround GAME mode.
input signal and the speaker settings.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
Each press of the LISTEN MODE key switches the setting as 4 PL II MOVIE : PRO LOGIC II surround MOVIE mode.
listed. (The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
5 PL II MUSIC : PRO LOGIC II surround MUSIC mode.
The listening mode settings are different depending on the type (The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
of input signal. 6 PL II GAME : PRO LOGIC II surround GAME mode.
(The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
Dolby Digital Surround EX compliant disc : 7 PRO LOGIC : PRO LOGIC II surround PRO LOGIC mode.
Dolby Digital Surround EX compliant disc contains identification (The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up.)
signals. When you choose FULL AUTO during “Input mode settings”
8 NEO:6 CINEMA : NEO:6 surround CINEMA mode.
(7), this amplifier detects the identification signals and change the
(The NEO:6 indicator lights up.)
Listen mode to the DOLBY DIGITAL EX (Dolby Digital Surround EX
mode) automatically. 9 NEO:6 MUSIC : NEO:6 surround MUSIC mode.
But sometimes we find some discs which are Dolby Digital Surround (The NEO:6 indicator lights up.)
EX compliant disc but it does not contain the identification signals. If 0 ARENA : DSP Surround ARENA mode.
you find the notice like “Surround EX” on the label of disc or package,
you can choose DOLBY DIGITAL EX, then you can enjoy Dolby
Digital Surround EX sound.
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- JAZZ CLUB : DSP Surround JAZZ CLUB mode. DVD 6-channel playback
= THEATER : DSP Surround THEATER mode.
~ STADIUM : DSP Surround STADIUM mode. Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5.1) output channels and
! DISCO : DSP Surround DISCO mode. this model, you can enjoy surround sound playback.
@ STEREO : Normal stereo playback. Connecting a DVD player which can decode the surround signal itself is
also acceptable.
• Dolby Digital or DTS signal having more channels than the maximum
number of playback channels available using this model’s current
settings is input, downmixing is performed to match the number of
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available channels.

3 Adjust the volume.

Notes INPUT MODE INPUT SELECTOR


• Depending on the type of the signal or speaker setting, some
listening modes cannot be selected.
• When playback is started, the sound may be cut or interrupted
before the input source is confirmed as Dolby Digital. DVD/6CH
• To enjoy Dolby Digital surround (as well as all the other listening
modes) from a single component, be sure to use a Dolby Digital
compatible source component.

Preparations
• Connect your DVD player to the DVD/6CH jacks of this model.
• Turn on all other components that will be used.
• Complete “Preparing for surround sound”. %

1 Select “DVD/6CH” as the input source.

2 Select "6CH INPT" by pressing the INPUT MODE key.

3 Start playback of the DVD software.

4 Adjust the volume.


• It is not possible to adjust the volume level or sound quality (SETUP,
SOUND, LISTEN MODE, ACTIVE EQ and Tone keys will not be
functional) of the channels separately when this model is in the
6CH INPUT mode. Adjust the volume with the controls of the DVD
player.
For the powered subwoofer, you can adjust the volume of the
subwoofer using the subwoofer’s own volume control.

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Convenient functions Midnight mode (Dolby Digital and DTS mode only)
When watching movies at night, you might not be able to raise the
DIMMER SOUND volume as loud as normal. Midnight mode compresses the dynamic
range of previously specified heavy sound passage of the Dolby Digital
and DTS mode sound track (like scenes with sudden increases in volume)
to minimize the difference in volume between the scenes with heavy
sound passage and scenes with normal sound passage. This makes it
easy to hear all of the sound track, even when listening at low volumes.

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1 Press the SOUND key repeatedly until “NIGHT” appears on the
display.
MULTI CONTROL • This can be selected only if CD/DVD, DVD/6CH or VIDEO2 is
selected as the source and the listen mode is set to “DOLBY
DIGITAL” or “DTS”.

DIMMER 2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to
SOUND select the ON or OFF setting.
MULTI
CONTROL

• Some Dolby Digital or DTS software may not be compatible with the
Midnight mode.

Panorama mode (Pro Logic IIx Music mode and Pro Logic II
Music mode only)
Adjusting the sound When listening to music, you will be able to enjoy the “wraparound”
You can make further adjustments to the sound while listening to sound effect when you adjust the panorama mode.
playback in the surround mode.
1 Press the SOUND key repeatedly until “PANORAMA” appears on
1 Press the SOUND key until the desired item appears in the the display.
display.
• The PANORAMA setting indication scrolls across the display.
Each time you press the button, the menu changes as follows: “PANORAMA” will be scrolled from right to left.
Note that some items are not displayed depending on speaker
settings and listening mode.

1 C (Center speaker level adjustment)*


2 RS (Surround Right speaker level adjustment)*
2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to
3 RB (Surround Back Right speaker level adjustment)* select PANORAMA ON or OFF.
4 BS (Surround Back speaker level adjustment)* (KRF-V6090D
only) 1 ON : PANORAMA mode is ON.
5 LB (Surround Back Left speaker level adjustment)* 2 OFF : PANORAMA mode is OFF.
6 LS (Surround Left speaker level adjustment)*
7 SW (Subwoofer level adjustment)*
8 INPUT (input level adjustment - analog mode only) &
9 NIGHT (midnight mode ON/OFF - Dolby Digital and DTS
mode only)
0 PANORAMA (panorama mode ON/OFF)**
- DIMENSION (dimension adjustment)**
= CENTER WIDTH (center width adjustment)**
~ OFF

* The adjustment is only temporary for the current input selection.


The value will return automatically to the original setup value when
the power is turned on/off or when the input selection is changed.
** Pro Logic II x Music mode and Pro Logic II Music mode only.

(KRF-V6090D only)
• If you have selected “SPEAKER” as the Surround Back setting,
“RB” and “LB” are not appeared but “BS” is appeared on the
Display.

2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to


adjust the setting as desired.

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Dimension mode (Pro Logic IIx Music mode and Pro Logic II Display dimmer adjustment
Music mode only)
The dimmer function lets you select the brightness of this model's
When listening to music with certain recordings, you will also be able to display. You might find this useful if you darken your room to watch
achieve a suitable balance from all the speakers by adjusting the movies or listen to music.
dimension mode.
If you want to use the remote control unit, press the TUNER, MD/
1 Press the SOUND key repeatedly until “DIMENSION” appears on TAPE, VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2 or AUX key on the remote control unit
the display. to set it to the receiver control mode.
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• The DIMENSION indication scrolls across the display.


Each time you press the DIMMER key, the display brightness
2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/fi keys to changes among the three available settings. Select the brightness
adjust the soundfield towards the rear or the front. level you find most pleasing.

Soundfield is adjusted towards the front.

Soundfield is in neutral position.

Soundfield is adjusted towards the rear.

96kHz LPCM playback


This model is compatible with the 96kHz LPCM playback. To play a 96kHz
DVD, set the listen mode to “STEREO”.

Center Width mode (Pro Logic IIx Music mode and Pro Logic II • In F-AUTO input mode, the listen mode will automatically be STEREO.
Music mode only) • When in D-MANUAL input mode (listen mode is not STEREO), “FS
96kHz” will appear in the display and no sound can be heard from the
Center Width adjustment allows you to enjoy an enhanced sound when speakers.
listening to music through center image from only center speaker, or left Press the LISTEN MODE key (the listen mode changes to the STEREO
and right speakers or various combinations adjustments. mode) to output sound from the speakers.

1 Press the SOUND key repeatedly until “CENTER WIDTH” appears


on the display.

• The CENTER WIDTH indication scrolls across the display.


• When the center speaker is switched OFF, this mode will not be
effective.

2 Use the MULTI CONTROL knob or MULTI CONTROL %/ fi keys to


adjust the left-center-right output.
Center image will be heard from center speaker only.

Center image will be heard from left and right speakers only.

• When in other positions, center image from center speaker, left and
right speakers can be heard simultaneously with various
combinations.

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Basic remote control operations for KENWOOD DVD players
DVD player operation keys
The remote control of this unit can control KENWOOD DVD players directly without using the remote control supplied with the DVD player.

DV-4900, DV-4070B, DV-2070, DV-203, DVF-9010, DVF-K7010, DVF-5010, DVF-R9030, DVF-R7030, DVF-3530, DV-402, DV-5900, DV-5700,
DVF-R9050, DVF-J6050, DV-505, DV-503, DV-502, DVF-3550, DVF-3050, DVF-R4050, DVF-605, DV-6050, DVF-R5060,
DVF-3060, DVF-3060K, DV-705, DVF-R5070 ,DVF-3070, DVF-3080, DVF-N7080, DVF-8100, DVF-3200 and DVF-3250.

How to operate the DVD player with the remote control

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1. Press the DVD key to turn the DVD player on.
2. Press the CD/DVD key or DVD/6CH key to operate the functions of the DVD player.
3. Press each key for DVD player operation. Refer to the operation manual of the DVD players for the detailed operating instructions.
(To return to the receiver operation mode, press other Input Selector key.)

DVD player operation keys


You can perform these basic operations using the keys described below when connected to KENWOOD DVD player.

CD/DVD MD/TAPE RECEIVER

VIDEO 1 VIDEO 2 DVD/6CH

DVD

DVD
SET UP

SET UP
Numeric keys
TONE

DIMMER SOUND

DIMMER
TOP MENU LISTEN MODE ACTIVE EQ MULTI CONTROL

TOP MENU MENU


MENU

ENTER
%(Cursor »)
fi(Cursor «)
ENTER

#(Cursor \)
@(Cursor |)
ON SCREEN
RETURN RETURN ON SCREEN

BAND
8 (Pause) MUTE
6 (3 Play)
7 (Stop) 1 (Search)
¡ (Search)
4 (Skip)
¢ (Skip) RDS DISP. PTY RDS DISP./DISC SEL.
BASS BOOST LOUDNESS DISC SEL. DISC SKIP

PTY/DISC SKIP
AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE REPEAT

AUDIO REPEAT
SUBTITLE ANGLE

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In case of difficulty

Resetting the Microcomputer


The microcomputer may malfunction (unit cannot be operated, With the power cord plugged in, turn the POWER ON/
or shows an erroneous display) if the power cord is unplugged OFF key OFF. Then, while holding down the ON/STANDBY
while the power is ON, or due to some other external factor. If key, press POWER ON/OFF key.
this happens, execute the following procedure to reset the
microcomputer and return the unit to its normal operating
condition. • Please note that resetting the microcomputer will clear the contents
of the memory and return the unit to the state it was in when it left

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the factory.

Amplifier
Symptom Cause Remedy

No sound from the speakers. • The speaker cords are disconnected. • Connect them properly referring to “Connecting
the speakers”. #
• VOLUME is set to the minimum position. • Adjust the volume to a proper level.
• MUTE is ON. • Turn OFF the MUTE. (
• The SPEAKERS switches are set to OFF. • Set the SPEAKERS switch to ON. *

The standby indicator blinks and sound is • Speaker cords are short-circuited. • Turn the power off, eliminate the short-
not output. circuiting, then turn on the power again.

Sound is not output from one of the speakers. • The speaker cord is disconnected. • Connect it properly referring to “Connecting
the speakers”. #
• The speaker is not set up correctly. • Set it up properly referring to “Speaker
settings”. %

Sound is not output from the surround • The surround speaker cords and/or the center • Connect it properly referring to “Connecting
speakers and/or the center speaker, or their speaker cord is disconnected. the speakers”. #
sound is very soft. • The speaker is not set up correctly. • Set it up properly referring to “Speaker
settings”. %
• A surround mode has not been activated. • Select a surround mode.
• The surround and/or center volume controls • Adjust the speaker levels using the test tone.
are set to the minimum level. ^

When playing a Dolby Digital source signal • There are many possible causes for this • Set the input mode to digital manual before
using a DVD player, the sound is cut off soon problem, depending on the type of DVD player starting playback of the Dolby Digital source.
after it starts. used. 7

No sound is produced during playback from • The input mode is set to digital manual. • Press the INPUT MODE key to select to full
a DVD player. auto mode. 7

A video source cannot be recorded normally. • The software is copy-guarded. • Copy-guarded video software cannot be
recorded.

Tuner
Symptom Cause Remedy

Radio stations cannot be received. • No antenna is connected. • Connect an antenna. $


• The broadcast band is not set properly. • Set the broadcast band properly.
• The frequency of the desired station is not • Tune the frequency of the desired station.
tuned. ¡

Interference. • Noise due to ignition of an automobile. • Install the outdoor antenna away from the
road.
• Noise due to interference from an electric • Turn off the power to the appliance.
appliance.
• Noise due to a nearby TV set. • Install this model farther away from the TV.

A station which was preset cannot be • The preset station belongs to a frequency that • Preset a station with a receivable frequency.
received by pressing the corresponding cannot be received.
numeric key. • The preset memory was cleared because the • Preset the station again.
power cord had been unplugged for a long
period of time.

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In case of difficulty

Remote control unit

Symptom Cause Remedy

Remote control operation is not possible. • The remote control is set to the DVD player • Press any of the Input Selector keys to select
operation mode. the appropriate operation mode.
• Batteries are exhausted. • Replace with new batteries.
• The remote control unit is too far away from • Operate the remote control unit within the
the main system, controlling angle is too controllable range.
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large, or there is an obstacle between this


model and the remote.
• The remote control has not been changed to • Press CD/DVD key or DVD/6CH key to
the operation mode for the KENWOOD DVD activate the operation mode for the component
player you wish to control. you want to control before operation. ⁄

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Caution : Read this page carefully to ensure safe
Specifications operation.

AUDIO section VIDEO section


Rated power output during STEREO operation VIDEO inputs / outputs
DIN/IEC (1 kHz, 0.7 % T.H.D., at 6 Ω) ................... 110 W + 110 W VIDEO (composite) ................................................. 1 Vp-p / 75 Ω
DIN/IEC (63 Hz ~ 12.5 kHz, 0.7% T.H.D., at 6 Ω) S-VIDEO inputs /outputs (KRF-V6090D)
............................................................................... 100 W + 100 W S-VIDEO (luminance signal) .................................. 1 Vp-p / 75 Ω
Effective power output during STEREO operation S-VIDEO (chrominance signal) ....................... 0.286 Vp-p / 75 Ω
RMS(1 kHz, 10% T.H.D., at 6 Ω) .............................. 120 W + 120 W COMPONENT VIDEO inputs /outputs (KRF-V6090D)
Effective power output during SURROUND operation COMPONENT VIDEO (luminance signal) ............. 1 Vp-p / 75 Ω
FRONT
COMPONENT VIDEO (CB/CR-signal) ................. 0.7 Vp-p / 75 Ω
(1 kHz, 0.7 % T.H.D. at 6 Ω one channel driven) ... 100 W + 100 W

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(1 kHz, 10 % T.H.D. at 6 Ω one channel driven) .... 120 W + 120 W
CENTER
(1 kHz, 0.7 % T.H.D. at 6 Ω one channel driven) ................... 100 W FM tuner section
(1 kHz, 10 % T.H.D. at 6 Ω one channel driven) .................... 120 W Tuning frequency range ................................. 87.5 MHz ~ 108.0 MHz
SURROUND Usable sensitivity (DIN at 75 Ω)
(1 kHz, 0.7 % T.H.D. at 6 Ω one channel driven) ... 100 W + 100 W MONO ..................... 1.3 µV / 13.2 dBf (40 kHz DEV., S/N 26 dB)
(1 kHz, 10 % T.H.D. at 6 Ω one channel driven) .... 120 W + 120 W STEREO ................... 45 µV / 42.1 dBf (46 kHz DEV., S/N 46 dB)
SURROUND BACK (KRF-V6090D) Total harmonic distortion (DIN at 1 kHz)
(1 kHz, 0.7 % T.H.D. at 6 Ω one channel driven) ................... 100 W MONO .......................................................... 0.2% (71.2 dBf input)
(1 kHz, 10 % T.H.D. at 6 Ω one channel driven) .................... 120 W STEREO ....................................................... 0.8% (71.2 dBf input)
Total harmonic distortion ......................... 0.05 % (1 kHz, 50 W, 6 Ω) Signal to noise ratio (DIN weighted at 1 kHz)
Frequency response (IHF’66) MONO ................................. 65 dB (40 kHz DEV., 71.2 dBf input)
CD/DVD ..................................... 20 Hz ~ 70 kHz, +0 dB ~ –3.0 dB STEREO .............................. 60 dB (46 kHz DEV., 71.2 dBf input)
Signal to noise ratio (IHF’66) Stereo separation (DIN 1 kHz) ................................................... 36 dB
CD/DVD ................................................................................. 95 dB Selectivity (±300 kHz) ................................................................. 64 dB
Input sensitivity / impedance Frequency response (30 Hz ~ 15 kHz) .................... +0.5 dB, –3.0 dB
CD/DVD, AUX, MD/TAPE, VIDEO 1, VIDEO 2 .... 550 mV / 47 kΩ
DVD/6CH INPUT .................................................. 550 mV / 15 kΩ
Output level / impedance
MD/TAPE REC ....................................................... 550 mV / 1 kΩ AM tuner section
PRE OUT (SUBWOOFER) ...................................... 1.5 V / 2.2 kΩ Tuning frequency range .................................... 531 kHz ~ 1,602 kHz
PRE OUT (SURROUND BACK) .............................. 1.5 V / 2.2 kΩ Usable sensitivity (30% mod, S/N 20 dB) ......... 16 µV / (600 µV/m)
Tone control Signal to noise ratio (30% mod, 400 Hz)
BASS ................................................................ ±10 dB (at 100 Hz) .................................................................. 50 dB (60 dBµV EMF input)
TREBLE ............................................................ ±10 dB (at 10 kHz)
Loudness control
VOLUME at –30 dB level ...................................... +8 dB (100 Hz) GENERAL
Power consumption ................................................................. 280 W
Standby Power consumption ................................... less than 0.9 W
DIGITAL AUDIO section AC outlet
Sampling frequency ...................... 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz SWITCHED ........................................................ (total 90 W max.)
Input level / impedance / wave length Dimensions .................................................... W: 440 mm (17-5/16")
Optical ........................... (–15 dBm ~ –21 dBm), 660 nm ±30 nm H : 143 mm (5-5/8")
Coaxial ................................................................... 0.5 Vp-p / 75 Ω D : 303 mm (11-15/16")
Weight (Net) .............................................................. 7.8 kg (17.2 lb)

Notes
1. KENWOOD follows a policy of continuous advancements in development. For this reason specifications may be changed without notice.
2. The full performance may not be exhibited in an extremely cold location (under a water-freezing temperature).

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to the model and serial numbers whenever you call upon your dealer for
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