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AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER
VR-506 VR-505 VR-517 KRF46050D KRF45050D KRF-V5550D
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About the supplied remote control
Compared to standard remote controls, the remote control supplied with this receiver has several operation modes These modes enable the remote control to control other audio/video components In order to 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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Unpack the unit carefully and make sure that all accessories are put aside so they will not be lost Examine the unit for any possibility of shipping damage if your unit is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately If your unit was shipped to you directly, notify the shipping company without delay Only the consignee (the person or company receiving the unit) can file a clarm against the carrier for shrpping damage We recommend that you retain the original carton and packing materials for use should you transport or ship the unit in the future
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Keep this manual
TheACvoltageselectorswitch on the rear panel isset tothevoltagethat prevails rn the area to which the unit is shopped Before connecting the power cord to your AC outlet, make sure that the setting position of thus switch matches your line voltage If not, it must be set to your voltage in accordance with the following direction
FM Indoor antenna (I) AM loop antenna (1)
Move swatch lever to match your line voltage with a small screwdriver or other pornted too1
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Note: Qur warranty does not cover damage caused by excessive due to improper settrng of the AC voltage selector switch
-line voltage For VR-505 and KRF-V5050D Remote control unit (1) RC-R0511 Batteries (RG/AA) (2)
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unit (1) Batteries (RB/AA) (2) Remote control RCRO617
TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE
(1) *Use to adapt the plug on the powt cord to the shape of the wall outlet (Accessory only for regrons where us IS necessary)
‘AC plug adaptor
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE, REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL THE LIGHTNING FLASH WITH ARROWHEAD SYMBOL, WlTHlNANEQUILATERALTRIANGLE.ISlNTENDEDTOALERT THE USER TO THE PRESENCE OF UNINSULATED “DANGEROUSVOLTAGE” WITHIN THE PRODUCT’S ENCLOSURE THAT MAY BE OF SUFFICIENT MAGNITUDE TO CONSTITUTE A RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK TO PERSONS L THE EXCLAMATION POINT WITHIN AN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE IS INTENDED TO ALERT THE USER TO THE PRESENCE OF IMPORTANT OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE (SERVICING) INSTRUCTIONS IN THE LITERATURE ACCOMPANYING THE APPLIANCE
Ifoperation isnot possibleoran erroneousdisplayappears even though all connectrons have been made properly, reset the microcomputer referring to “In case of difficulty”
In regard to contact cleaner
Do not use contact cleaners because It could cause a malfunctron Be specrally careful not to use contact cleaners containing or/, for they may deform the plastic component I :
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Names and functions of parts.
Remote control unit (RC-R0615) (VR-506/KRF-V6050D) Remote control unit (RC-R0511) (‘JR-505/KRF-V5050D) Remote control unit (RGRO617) (VR-517/KRF-V5550D)
Setting up the system . . . . .
Connecting audio components Connecting video components Connecting a DVD player (6.channel Digital connections Connecting to the AV AUX jacks (W-506/51 7/KRF-V6050D only) Connecting the antennas Connecting the system control Connecting the speakers Preparing the remote control Speaker settings input)
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Preparing for surround sound. .. . Normal playback . . .. . .
Preparing for playback Listening to a source component Adjusting the sound
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br the Lt.S.A. FCCWARNING
This equipment may generate or use radio frequency energy Changes or modifications to this equipment may cause harmful interference unless the modifications are expressly approved in the instruction manual The user could lose the authority to operate this equipment if an unauthorized change or modification is made
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audio (analog sources) video audio (digital sources)
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class 6 digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful intetference in a residential installation This equipment may cause harmful interference to radio communications, if it is not installed and used in accordance with the instructions However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: - - Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna - - Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver - - Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected - - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help
Listening to radio broadcasts, ,. , , ,. 2
Tuning radio stations Presetting radio stations manually Receiving preset stations Receiving preset stations in order (P CALL) 23 24 24 24
Surround modes Surround play DVD 6-channel playback (VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D/V5050D) Convenient functions
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Basicremote control operations for other components(ForVR-506/517/KRF-V60500/ 1155500)., . . . ,, . . . 30
Registering setup codes for other components Operating other components Setup code chart DVD player operation keys (For VR-505/KRF-V5050D) Cassette deck, CD player & MD recorder operations (For VR-505/KRF-V5050D) Cassette deck, CD player & MD recorder operations (For VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D/ V5550D) Other components’ operations (For W-506/51 KRF-V6050DN5550D) 30 30 31 32 33
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This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry
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Hqw to use this manual
This manual covers the VR-506, VR-505, VR-517, KRF-V6050D, KRFV5050D and KRF-V5550D Items such as functions, number ofjacks, and remote control details somewhat differ between these models To confirm thefunctionsavailableon the model you have purchased, refertothe table $a,,‘, below Model name Remote Control Speaker out Terminal ( Front input
Specialfeatures \*’I.“_- _., ,,,,, - - - -I”“(” “,‘“,)(I” II _
True home theater sound
This receiver incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you maximum enjoyment from your video software Select a surround mode according to your equipment or the software you are going to play and enjoy! -El
Dolby Pro Logic & Dolby 3 Stereo
This surround system reproduces theater-like surround sound from video software marked ~~DOLBYSURROUNO~ The PRO LOGIC mode uses the built-in adaptive matrix circuit to steer the Left, Center, Right and Surround channel audio signals The 3 STEREO mode will redirect the Surround signal to the front left and right speakers when only the front and center speakers are used
This manual is divided into four sections, Remote Control, and Additional Information Preparations, Operations, The DOLBY DIGITAL mode lets you enjoy full digital surround from software processed in the Dolby Digital format Dolby Digital provides up to 5 1 channels of independent digital audio for better sound quality and more powerful presence than conventional Dolby Surround
Shows you how to connect your audio and video components to the receiver and prepare the surround processor We will guide you to make setting up your system as easy as possible However, since this receiver works with all of your audio and video components, connecting the system can be fairly complex
DTS (Digital Theater System) is a 5 1 channel digital audio format that providesfivefull-spectrumchannelsandonelow-frequency(subwoofer) channel for unprecedented clarity, optimum channel separation and a (wide) dynamic range In the DTS mode, the 5 1 channel digital input from a DTS CD, LD or DVD disc (carrying the “DTS” marking) can be played in Digital Surround 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
Shows you how to operate the various functions available on the receiver
Remote Control (For VR-5061517/KRF- V605OO/V55500 only)
Shows you how to operate other components using the remote control, as well as a detailed explanation of all remote control operations Once you have registered your components with the proper setup codes, you’ll be able to operate both this receiver and your other AVcomponents (TV, VCR, DVD player, CD player, etc ) using the remote control supplied with this receiver
DSP surround modes
The DSP (Digital Signal Processor) used for this receiver incorporates a variety of high quality adjustable sound fields, like “ARENA”, “JAZZ CLUB”, THEATER”. STADIUM” and “DISCO” It is compatible with almost any kind of program source
such as “In case of difficulty” (trouble-
Shows you additional information shooting) and “Specifications”
DVD B-channel input (For VR-506/517/KRF-V605ODfl505OD
Memory back up function
Please note that the following items will be deleted from the unit’s memory if the power cord is disconnected from the AC outlet for approximately 2 days
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If you own a DVD player equipped with 6-channel output, this receiver allows you to obtain the full surround sound impact of DVD source material featuring multi-channel encoding Since the source signals are digital and each channel is input independently, the resulting ambience is far superior to what can be achieved with conventional surround sound systems
Power mode Input selector settings Device preset Picture output Speaker ON/OFF Volume level BASSTREBLE, INPUTlevel Subwoofer ON/OFF Dimmer level Monitor ON/OFF MD/TAPE settings
6ch/2ch input setting l Listen mode setting l Speaker settings l Input mode setting l Midnight mode setting l Broadcast band l Frequency setting l Preset stations l Tuning mode . CINEMA EQ l Source Direct
Universal IR (InfraRed) remote control (Except for VR-505/KRF-505OD)
In addition to the basic receiver, the remote control supplied with this receiver can also operate almost all of your remote con rollable audio and video components Just follow the simple setup proce a ure to register the components you have connected
this receiver is in standby mode and consumes a small amount of curent for back-up This system can be switched on using .” Standby mode When standby indicator remote controls is lit... . . * .. . Preset channel display. . j .. . . . I Speaker selection indicators Input channel indicators Output channel indicators DOWNMIX indicator MONITOR 3 STEREO indicator STEREO indicator For VR-506/ 505/517 d &J sstU(m UYE & & &- & 3 & & 2 For VR-50615171 KRF-V6050D For VR-505/517/ KRF45050DN5550D 0 INPUT MODE key -El Use to switch between the digital and analog inputs -m-m DIMMER key Use to adjust the brightness of the display Use to select the REC MODE MONITOR key -Da Use to monitor the source that is connected to the MONITOR jack VOLUME CONTROL knob s@ PHONES jack Use for headphone listening SPEAKERS AIB keys -Lz (For VR-506/KRF-V6050D) Use to turn the A/B speakers ON/OFF SPEAKER key -m (For VR-505/517/KRF-V5050DN5550D) Use to turn the speaker ON/OFF MUTE key -E! (For VR-505/517/KRF-V5050DN5550D) Use to temporarily mute the sound SOUND key -ml Use to adjust the sound quality and ambience effects -m @ BAND key Use to select the broadcast band -@j @ AUTO/CINEMA EQ key Use to select the auto tuning mode Use to switch the status of CINEMA EQ @ LISTEN MODE key -El Use to select the listening mode -@j @ MEMORY key Usetostoreradiostationsinthepresetmemory @ SOURCE DIRECT key -m Use to pass the source material direct to the amplifier 0 INPUT SELECTOR knob -m Use to select the input sources 0 AV AUX (S VIDEO. .... ..9* L _ . Surround mode display AUTo ‘OUND ind icator 7 PRO LOGIC indic tor r r-DIGITAL indicator DIRECT indicator AUTO indicator MEMO indicator ST indicator TUNED indicator indicator . ... . .. .. V.. DOLBY DIGITAL indicator -m Lights when the receiver is in the Dolby Digital mode DSP MODE indicator -m Lights up when the receiver is in DSP mode 0 Q 0 0 @ @ @ “1x 1 *12-.Speaker indicator Frequency display.. . . AUDIO L/R) jacks -m (For VR-506/517/KRF-V6050D) 0 POWER key -L-iQ (For KRF-V6050DN6050D/V555OD) Use to turn the main power ON/OFF 0 ON/STANDBY Q/O) key -m (For KRF-V6050DN5050DN555OD) Use to switch the power ON/STANDBY when the POWER is turned ON STANDBY indicator -m 8 POWER (~/a) key (For VR-506/505/517) Use to turn the power ON/STANDBY STANDBY indicator -Qg Q MULTI CONTROL keys Use to control a variety of settings -@g Q SET UP key Use to select the speakers’ settings etc Q Surround indicators DTS indicator -Lz! Lights when the receiver is in the DTS mode. Input display. . .
P.f. this key functions as the play key. this (A and 6) of a double cassette deck +I00 key Use to select the disc number with the multiCD player TITLE key Use to operate other components TV SEL key Use to operate other components INPUT SELECTOR keys (DVD. AV AUX) Use to select the input sources m DVD m keys When in DVD player operations. VCR. DSS. MD or TAPE is selected as the input source. this keyfunctionsas theplaykeyforsideBofthe cassette (the side facing away from the front of the deck) @ BAND key Use to select the broadcast band WI key If CD is selected as the inf%t source. MD or TAPE is selected as the input source. this key functions as the play/pause key If MD or TAPE is selected as the input source. _ fhis remote control unR can be used not only tor Kenwood I’. Use to turn the other components on and off @ ENTER key Use to select the input sources 4 key If tape is selected as the input source. t@oie co$rol unit (RC-R0615)(VR-506/KRF-V6f500)” _ _ “-._ by setting the appropriate maker setup codes products but also for other non-Kenwood prudu~ts -m - If the name of a function is different on the receiver and on the remote control. @ AUTO key -!?a Use to select the auto tuning mode n key If CD. MD/TAPE.7. the keys function as P CALL keys 144~ keys If CD or MD is selected as the input source. these keys function as skip keys TUNING rr/w keys Use to operate the tuner or selected component If CD. 3. TUNER. PHONO. these keys function as skip keys MUTE key -m Use to temporarily mute the sound POWER (I/&) key -m Use to turn the receiver on and off . VIDEOI. DVD. CDIDVD. this key functions as the multi-CD player disc skip key AIB key If TAPE is selected as the input source. the name of the remote control key in this manual is indicated in parentheses 0 @ 0 0 Q 0 Numeric keys -m Provide functions identical to those of the original remote control supplied with the component you are controlling LSTN M key -!2z Use to select the listening mode RETURN key Use to operate other components -Qg SET UP key Use to select the speakers’ settings etc MENU key Use to operate other components SOUND key -m Use to adjust the sound quality and ambience effects OSD key Use to operate other components MULTI CONTROL keys -Liz Use to control a variety of settings Use to operate other components -GT P CALL m/m kevs If tuner is selected as (he input source. -@J VIDEOP. key (TV. these keys function as search keys 0 0 0 @ @ @ @ @ B BOOST key Use to select the maximum adiustment setting for the low frequency range RECEIVER key Use to return to the operation of the receiver DISC SKIP key If CD is selected as the input source. this key functions as the stop key a II key Use to operate other components @ INPUTSEL key Use to operate other components @ CHANNEL nlo key Use to select the channel @I CINE EQ key Use to switch the status of CINEMA EQ DISC SEL key Use to operate other components -a $ VOLUME keys Use to adjust the receiver volume .
these keys function as skip keys MUTE key -I22 Use to temporarily mute the sound POWER (~/a) key -EQ Use to turn the receiver on and off DVD POWER key -m Used to operate DVD player For details. these keys function as search keys -m BASS BOOST key Use to select the maximum adjustment setting for the low frequency range 0 Q 0 @ @ @ @ DISC SKIP key If CD is selected as the input source. this key functions as the play key for side B of the cassette (the side facing away from the front of the deck) @ BAND key -a Use to select the broadcast band t/u key If CD is selected as the input source. PHONO/ AUX. this key functions as the play/pause key If MD or TAPE is selected as the input source. these keys function as skip keys TUNING rrlw keys If tuner is selected as the input source. these keys function as tuning keys If CD. this key functions as the multi-CD player disc skip key Al0 key If TAPE is selected as the input source.TITLE c -I c- 0 8 0 0 Q 0 Numeric keys -Qx! If CD or MD is selected as the input source. this key functions as the play key @ II key Use to operate other components @ AUTO key Use to select the auto tuning mode n key IfCD. CDIDVD. MD/TAPE. these keys function as P CALL keys m/HI keys If CD or MD is selected as the input source. these keys function as numeric keys If tuner is selected as the input source. this key functions as the stop key @ CINE EQ key Use to switch the status of CINEMA EQ DISC SEL key Use to operate other components @ VOLUME keys Use to adjust the receiver volume . refer to the instruction manual of your DVD player (Press the DVD POWER key for more than 2 seconds ) RECEIVER key Use to return to the operation of the receiver TITLE key Use to operate other components @ LISTEN MODE key -m Use to select the listening mode RETURN key Use to operate other components Q ENTER key Use to operate other components 4 key If tape is selected as the input source. this (A and B) of a double cassette deck +l 00 key Usetoselect thedisc numberwith the multiCD player INPUT SELECTOR keys (DVD. these keys are used to call up station presets SET UP key -Es Use to select the speakers’ settings etc MENU key Use to operate other components SOUND key -m Use to adjust the sound quality and ambience effects OSD key Use to operate other components MULTI CONTROL keys -m Use to control a variety of settings -a P CALL m/m keys If tuner is selected as the input source. VIDE02) -ES Use to select the input sources HI DVD m keys When in DVD player operations. VIDEOl. MD or TAPE is selected as the input source.MDorTAPEisselectedastheinputsource. TUNER.
TUNER. ~. these keys function as search keys 0 Q 0 @ @ @ @ @ B BOOST key Use to select the maximum adjustment setting for the low frequency range RECEIVER key Use to return to the operation of the receiver DISC SKIP key If CD is selected as the input source. MD or TAPE is selected as the input source. this key functions as the play/pause key If MD or TAPE is selected as the input source. this keyfunctionsas theplaykeyforsideBofthe cassette (the side facing away from the front of the deck) @ BAND key -Ez! Use to select the broadyst band WII key If CD is selected as the input source. this key functions as the play key. this (A and B) of a double cassette deck +lOO key Use to select the disc number with the multiCD player TITLE key Use to operate other components TV SEL key Use to ooerate other comoonents INPUT SELECTOR keys (b/D. these kevs function as P CALL kevs H&WI keys If CD or MD is selected as the input source. these keys function as skip keys TUNING 44~ keys Use to operate the tuner or selected component If CD.*\._.. these keys function as skip keys MUTE key 42-Z Use to temporarily mute the sound POWER (l/b) key -m Use to turn the receiver on and off pD%$ key (TV. DVD. AUX.\. DSS. the name of the remote control key in this manual is indicated in parentheses 0 0 Q 0 Q Q Numeric keys -La Provide functions identical to those of the original remote control supplied with the component you are controlling LSTN M key -!z Use to select the listening mode RETURN key Use to operate other components SET UP key -m Use to select the soeakers’ settinas etc MENU key Use to operate other components SOUND key -EC Use to adjust the sound quality and ambience effects OSD key Use to operate other components MULTI CONTROL keys -m Use to control a variety of settings Use to operate other components P CALL I+rlw keys -c&Cl If tuner is selected as the input source.. AV AUX) -La Use to select the input sources m DVD m keys When in DVD player operations. Ttris remote control unit can be used not on& for Kenwoo by setting the appropriate maker setup codes products but also for other non-Kenwood products e!. ENTER key Use to operate other components 4 key If tape is selected as the input source.% -. this key functions as the multi-CD player disc skip key AIB key If TAPE is selected as the input source. @ AUTO key -!a Use to select the auto tuning mode n key If CD. VCR. VIDEOI.‘e’o_* “’ Remofeconfrol unif (R&R0617) (VR-517/KRFV555OD) . :I QIf the name of a function is different on the receiver and on the remote control. MD or TAPE is selected as the input source.T _. Use to turn the other components on and off Q. MD/TAPE. CD/ DVD. this key functions as the stop key @ II key Use to operate other components @ INPUT SEL key Use to operate other components @ CHANNEL a/v key Use to select the channel $ CINE EQ key Use to switch the status of CINEMA EQ DISC SEL key Use to operate other components 8 VOLUME keys -La Use to adjust the receiver volume . VIDEOP.
proper precautions should be taken by the consumer if the analog outputs are connected directly to an amplification system To enjoy DTS Digital SurroundTM playback. auto sound) c 0 D-MANUAL (digital input. and DVD software which consequently cannot be decoded and played back inside most CD. or DVD player. one red for the right channel and one white for the left channel These cables are usually packed together with the source unit. 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 signal If the INPUT MODE key is pressed quickly. when DTS-encoded software is played back through the analog outputs of the CD. Use as a VIDEO 2 jack You can connect a video deck or the like to these jacks and perform tiideo playback and recording The initial factory setting is “VIDEO 2” Use as a MONITOR jack You can connect acassette deck orthe like to these jacks and make use af the deck’s monitoring function during recording Alternately. follow the steps below INPUT SELECTOR -1 VIDEO Z/MONITOR jacks The receiver’s VIDEO 2/MONITOR jacks can be used in two different ways Make the appropriate setting for the component connected to the lack when the receiver is turned on INPUT-MODE @ Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select CDIDVD. manual sound) 0 6ch INPT (DVD/Gch input)(except for VR-505/KRF-V5550D) c @ ANALOG (analog input. even when this setting is selected. or are available at your local electronics retailer . or DVD players For this reason. VCR.Make connections as shown in the following pages When connecting the related system components.” once again hold down key for more than two seconds the Select this setting to play digital signals from a DVD. the receiver selects the listening mode automatically during playback to match the type of input signal (Dolby Digital. you can connect a graphic equalizer to these jacks to apply compensation to the music signal To use the VIDEO 2/MONITOR jacks as a MONITOR jack. manual sound) 0 ANALOG (analog input. you have connected a VCR to the VIDEO2 input). sound may not be produced Analog connections Audio connections are made using RCA pin cords These cables transfer stereo audio signal in an “analog” form This means the audio signal corresponds to the actual audio of two channels These cables usually have 2 plugs each end. LD. or Toslink) of the CD. or LD player Analog input: deck. AES/EBU. use the INPUT MODE key to select “D-MANUAL” (manual sound) However. auto sound) 0 D-MANUAL (digital input. the sound may not be produced or noise may interfere 2 Be sure to remove the power cord from the AC outlet before plugging or unplugginganyconnection cords Plugging/unpluggingconnectioncords without disconnecting the power cord can cause malfunctions and may damage the unit 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 Select this setting to play analog signals from a cassette or record player Auto sound: In the auto sound mode (AUTO SOUND indicator lights). LD.DVDI 6ch or DVD (VR-505/KRF-V5550D only)) and (VIDEOP) and analog respectively are digital DTS disclaimer clause DTS Digital SurroundTM is a discrete 5 1 channel digital audio format available on CD. CD. manual sound) Digital input: MONITOR To switch VlONlTOR the setting back to “VIDEO 2. an external 5 1 channel DTS Digital SurroundTM decoder system must be connected to the digital output (S/P DIF. auto sound) @ D-MANUAL (digital input. DVD/Gch or DVD (VR-505/KRF-V5550D only) 0 Press the INPUT MODE key as follows: VIDE02. DTS) and the speaker setting The initial factory setting is auto sound on To keep the receiver set to the currently selected listening mode. you must set the input mode for the corresponding input to the analog mode After completing connections and turning on the receiver. manual sound) In modes other than DTS or DVD play mode 0 D-AUTO (digital input. LD. hold down the MONITOR key of the main unit for more than two seconds so that ihe display below appears Each press switches the setting In DTS play mode 0 D-AUTO (digital input. for example. Notes 1 Be sure to insert all connection cords securely If their connections are imperfect. VIDEO2 and DVD16ch or DVD (VR-605/KRF-V5550D only) inputs each include jacks for digital audio input and analog audio input You must select beforehand which type of input is to be used for each connected component Theinitialfactorysettingsforaudiosignalplayback(CDIDVD. PCM. LD or DVD player To use the analog audio input for playback instead (if. manual sound) In DVD/Gch or DVD play mode 0 D-AUTO (digital input. be sure to also refer to the instruction manuals supplied with the components you are connecting Do not connect the power cord to a wall outlet until all connections are completed hput mode settings CD/DVD. excessive noise will be exhibited To avoid possible damage to the audio system.
._ _ components . Connecting audio . Shape I . 3 head cassette deck. I _ _ . or Graphic equalizer -m OUT Cassette deck MD recorder or (For VR-505/517/KRF-V5550D) OUTlO 1 OOrnrn -0 CD or DVD player Moving coil (MC) cartridge record player cannot be usea directly from the receiver unit It can only be used when another equalizer amplifier is connected Record player When you connect the audio of the connected component cord of the video component to the VIDEO 2 IN jack to the VIDEO 2/MONITOR jacks._“....-’ ‘p .1 _ ._ .“_” of AC outlets I I / USAandcanada 1 / /) SYSTEM jacks CONTROL To AC wall outlet Video component. connect the video cord (yellow RCA pin cords) .
I S Video jacks P/R-506/617/KRF-V606ODI About the S VIDEO jacks Use the S VIDEO jacks to make connections to video components with S VIDEO IN/OUT jacks elf you use the S VIDEO jackstoconnectyourvideo playback components. be sure to use the S VIDEO jacks when connecting your monitor and video recording components ii L Monitor VIDEO IN TV IN n Bn -0 Video inputs (Yellow RCA pin cords) Video inputs and outputs (Yellow RCA pin cords) ou T Audio input: j and outputs DVD player or LD player /E A video component with digital audio outputs should be connected to the VIDEO2 jacks .
with drgrtal connection.“^.Connecting DVDplayer (6-channelinput) a .A..w? ’ mode settings” section carefully I I (Except ‘05 S VIDEO cord CENTER pin cord) I I= OUT S VIDEO OUT I To switch the speakers off... and Canada) Be sure to adhere followings Or proper ventilation will be blocked causing l Do not place any objects impairing heat radiation onto the top of unit damage or fire hazard .__--_ . “. press the MUTE key CAUTION (Except for USA and Canada) Be sure to adhere followings Or proper ventilation will be blocked causing damage or fire hazard l Do not place any objects impairing heat radiation onto the top of unit l Leave a space around the unit (from the largest outside dimension including projection) equal or greater Top panel : 50 cm Side panel : 10 cm Back panel : 10 cm than. shown below CAUTION (For U.” _ .S.“__ be sure to read the “Input -Lx If you have connected a DVD player to the receiver ..
. or PCM signals Connect components capable of outputting DTS.4m~ .*a. connect the DIGITAL OUT jacks of the demodulator to the DIGITAL IN jacks of the receiver Connect the video signal and analog audio signals to the VIDEO 9MONITOR jacks (See “Connecting demodulator video (DEM-9991D) ) components” . __ The digital in jacks can accept DTS. connect the LD player to the KENWOOD RF digital Next. Dolby Digital. be sure to read the “Input mode settings” section carefully -Lx OPTICAL DIGITAL OUT (AUDIO) OOrnrn CD player DO RF digital demodulator (DEM-9991 D) (sold separately) I I Connect the video signal and analog audio signals to the VIDEO 2 jacks (See “Connecting video componelt&) 1 DOLBY DIGITAL OUT (AUDIO) \ -Q RF 1 PCM OUT 00 LD player 0000 “6 00 To connect an LD player with a DIGITAL RF OUT. Dolby Digital. *xxx uunnu~~j~~~ am-w\w-a I . or standard PCM (CD) format digital signals If you have connected any digital components to the receiver.
speaker cords and power cord. you do not need to connect the video cable When you connect the unit and the component with the S VIDEO cord. select AV AUX by using the INPUT SELECTOR knob 42-a When you connect the audio source such as the MD player. you can get better picture quality fCommerciallv available) . . n/set. and adjust the direction for best reception AM antenna terminal connections 0 Push lever 0 Insert cord Q Release lever I I FM indoor antenna The supplied indoor antenna is for temporary use only For stable signal reception we recommend using an outdoor antenna Disconnect the indoor antenna when you connect one outdoors FM antenna terminal connections Insert cord FM outdoor antenna Lead the 75~2 coaxial cable connected to the FM outdoor room and connect it to the FM 75R terminal antenna into the Attach OUT to the stand AM looptintenna FM indoor antenna -FM outdoor antenna l l l To select the source connected to the AV AUX jacks.Connecting antennas the AM loop antenna The AV AIJX jacks are convenient for connection such as a camcorder or a video game of video components _ The supplied loop antenna is for use indoors Place it as far as possible from the receiver.
J6j @J6-j [XS] [XS8] [XS] [XS8] ( Record [XR] of the system control SYSTEM CONTROL cord If you own remote controllable KENWOOD audio components that are not compatible with system control. [XS]. the components must be connected to the correct jacks To use a CD player it must be connected to the CD jacks To use a cassette deck (or MD recorder) it must be connected to the MDflAPE jacks When using more than one CD player (etc ) only the one connected to the specified jacks may be connected for system control l Some CD players and cassette decks are not compatible with the [SL16] system control mode Do not make system connections with equipment that is not [SL16] compatible * Some MD players are not system control compatible You cannot make system control connections to this kind of equipment Votes 1 [SL16] equipment cannot be combined with KR]. please do not connect any system control cords Even without system control cords.V605OO/V55500) l EXAMPLE: [SL16] mode connections The underlined portion represents the setting mode m [S!. [XS]. the input selector automatically Synchronized Recording Lets you synchronize recording with the start of playback ing from CD. see “Registering setup codes for other components” -m WSI l player 1 In order to take advantage of the system control operations. set the connected Automatic Operation When you start playback from a source on this unit switches to that component component. registering the setup code enables you to control those components using the remote control supplied with this unit (without connecting system control cords) To register setup codes for your remote controllable KENWOOD audio components. MD or analog discs SYSTEM CONTROL when record- b You may connect the system control cord to either the left or right jack Re#isterin# setup codes for KENWOOO audio components (VR-506/517fiRF.Connecting system control cords after connecting audio component system lets you take advantage system control operations a KENWOOD of convenient SYSTEM CONTROL OPERATIONS Remote Control Lets you operate receiver this unit with the system remote supplied with the This unit is compatible only with the [SL-161 mode The system control operation is not available if the unit is connected in the [XS6]. and KS81 equipment for system operations If your equipment consists of this kind of combination. normal operations can be carried out without effecting performance ! Do not connect system control cords to any components other than those specified by KENWOOD It may cause a malfunction and damage your equipment 3 Be sure the system control plugs are inserted all the way in to the system control terminals Do not connect a system to the VIDEOS/MONITOR control jacks cord to a cassette deckconnected . or [XR] connection mode If your component has the mode select components to the [SL16] mode switch.
the sound will be unnatural with ambiguous acoustic imaging Be sure to connect the speakers correctly 0 Strip coating 0 Push the lever Speakerimpedance After confirming the speaker impedance indications printed on the rear panel of the receiver.speaker cords If the left and right speakers are connected inversely or the speaker cords are connected with reversed polarity. connect speakers with matching impedance ratings Using speakers with a rated impedance other than that indicated on the rear panel of the receiver could result in malfunctions or damage to the speakers or receiver Q Insert the cord .* Connecting speakers the 0 Strip coating 0 Loosen Connectionof banana plugs (For U S A and Canada) Q Secure 0 Insert Q Insert 0 Secure l Sound will not be heard if the speaker terminal is not fully secured l l Never short circuit the + and .
” the . Front Right Speakers A Left i ” The W-.505/51 7/KRF-V5050DN5550D are equipped with one-touch speaker terminals They are arranged in the same manner as the speaker terminals of the VR-506/KRF-V6050D Refer to the instructions on making connections to the VR-506/KRF-V6050D when making connections to the VR-505/517/KRF-V5050DN5550D FRONTSPEAKERS CENTERSPEAKER ~(6-160)~(8160)~ q VR-517/KRF-V5550D VR-506/KRF-V6050D \- q q VR-505/KRF-V5050D // VR-517/KRF-V5550D VR-505/KRF-V5050D Powered (Except W-5171 KRF45550D) (Be sure to connect surround speakers) both Use the FRONT SPEAKERS B terminals if you want to connect a second front speaker system (for VR-506/ KRF46050D) .Gonnecting speakers . il-.
press the keys securely by leaving an interval of 1 second or more between keys l Notes 1 The supplied batteries may have shorter lives than ordinary batteries due to use during operation checks 2 When the remote-controllable distance gets shorter than before. Europe. approximately 1 meter above the ears of the listeners These speakers recreate sound motion and atmosphere Required for surround playback Subwoofer : Reproduces powerful deep bass sounds Although the above. for instance when you move from area 1 or area shown in the following table or vice versa. change the channel space :tting in accordance with your area by referring to the following table When pressing more than one remote control key successively. the power turns ON when you press the POWER key on the remote control When the power comes ON. change the location of the system installation to prevent malfunction ove switch lever to match her pointed tool your area with a small screwdriver or . Canada. press the key you want to operate 6m l I-- ray system hannel space switchins kcepf for fhe USA. proper reception of AM/FM oadcasts cannot be expected In this case. you can signals between the available speakers in the speaker to obtain the best possible surround reproduction from -a you have available When the STANDBY indicator is lit. or in direct light from a high frequency fluorescent lamp may cause a malfunction In such a case. replace ‘6 both batteries with new ones 3 Placing the remote sensor in direct sunlight. if the current cannel space setting does not match the setting in the area where the stem is to be used. or slightly behind. and Australia) te space between radio channels has been set to the one that prevails the area to which the system is shipped However. if you divide those settings steps the speakers ideal surround system consists of all the speakers listed don’t have a center speaker or a subwoofer. UK. the listening position at even heights.Preparingthe remote control Speaker placement LOadinQ the batteries 0 Remove the cover 8 Insert the batteries 1 1 Q Close the cover l Insert two AA-size (R6) batteries as indicated by the polarity markings Operation Frontspeakers: Placetothefront left and right ofthelistening 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 Se sure to connect a center speaker when using the Dolby 3 Stereo mode Surround speakers : Place to the direct left and right.
the SR + speakers SL - in the SW following 1 Q Use the MULTI CONTROL speakers setting 0 r: FRNT NML (normal): LRG (large): keys to select the appropriate front l Ifyouchangethevolume to music. indications appear only for the selected of the speakers that require adjusting 0 Use the MULTI CONTROL subwoofer setting c @I SUBW ON: Subwoofer 0 SUBW OFF: Subwoofer The initial setting When the setting automatically set When subwoofer keys to select the appropriate a Adjust the speaker volume From your usual listening position. from each: R -.L. make sure to complete the speaker settings (subwoofer. front. the speaker level settings 0 l For “FRNT LRG” selection.gy t . the front speakers are to “FRNT LRG” and the procedure skips to step 0 output sound is required._i. the sound goes directly to front speaker Press the SET UP key l The test tone is turned off The receiver enters the mode for inputting the distance to the speakers 0 Press the SET UP key to accept the setting l The center speaker setting indication (CNTR) appears Continued to next page . Large surround speakers are con0 SURR LRG (large): nected to the receiver 0 SURR NML (normal): Average size surround speakers are connected to the receiver L 0 SURR OFF: Surround speaker setting mode to the receiver is OFF If you have selected other than “LRG” as the center speaker setting. 0 CNTR LRG (large): A large center speaker is connected to the receiver @I CNTR NML (normal): An average size center speaker is connected to the receiver L @ CNTR OFF: Center speaker setting mode to the receiver is OFF If you have 0 CNTR I: @ CNTR selected “NML” as the front speakers setting. is L is ’ POW’ER OtiSTANDBY 0 l Press the SET UP key again to accept The surround speaker setting indication keys to select “p L? Q Use the MULTI CONTROL speaker setting RC-A0511 RC-R0615lRO617 q Turnon the power to this receiver by pressing POWER or ON/STANDBY key(s). ON: Center speaker setting mode to the receiver ON OFF: Center speaker setting mode to the receiver OFF the setting (SURR) appears the appropriate surround ^-- . center. if you select CINEMA EQ when subwoofer is selected. 0 Press the SET UP key such indication (SUBW ON) appears that the subwoofer setting a Selecta speaker system 0 If you selected “LRG” as the center speaker setting. 0 To enable you to obtain optimum enjoyment from the receiver’s listening modes. @I SURR ON: Surround speaker setting mode to the receiver is ON c @ SURR OFF: Surround speaker setting mode to the receiver is OFF Press l l the SET UP key again to accept the setting mode channels The receiver enters the speaker volume level adjustment In steps q and a. adjust thevolume levels from each speaker should be the same levels Thevolume setting mode to the receiver is ON setting mode to the receiver is OFF 0 Use the MULTI CONTROL keys to adjust the volume tone output from the speaker channel to be adjusted of the test l l l is “SUBW ON” “SUBW OFF” is selected. the settings If the speaker are reset @I FRNT Average size front speakers are connected to the receiver Large front speakers are connected to the receiver l level settingsforthespeakerswhile listening referred to on this page are also changed -m setting selects are changed. no sound will be heard from SUBW even when it is set to ON However. select “FRNT NML” The channel indication blinks while the test tone is being output 0 Press the SET UP key to accept the setting l The front speakers setting indication (FEINT) appears The test sequence tone is heard for 2 seconds +L C -.::. and surround speakers) as described below Use the MULTI CONTROL speaker setting keys to select the appropriate center ^ “” MULTI CONTROL If you selected “LRG” as the front speakers setting. you will be able to hear sound from the subwoofer When in STEREO mode.
adjust the input level The CLIP indicator will blink to indicate the source signal @ Use the INPUT input level you l SELECTOR knob want to adjust to select the source which You can store a separate input level for each input source If the MONITOR function is ON. you can store an input level for when MONITOR is on independently of the input levels for the input sources key repeatedly until the “INPUT” indication 0 Press the SOUND appears Use the MULTI VR-506/KRF-V6050D VR-505/517/KRF-V5050D/ V5550D 0 CONTROL keys to adjust the input level l Selecting “6ch INPT” by pressing the INPUT MODE key.-“’ q 0 input fhe distance to the speakers Measure speakers the distance from the listening position to each of the Preparifg for playback Some preparatory steps are needed before INPUT starting playback EQ MODE UTO/CINEMA Jot down the distance to each of the speakers Distance to front speakers: _ feetDistance to center speaker: _ feetDistance to surround speakers: _ feet0 Use the MULTI front speakers The speaker CONTROL indicator keys to select blinks meters meters meters to the the distance to be adjusted Indication l in feet indication in meters KRF-V6050D/ v505olx V5550D ‘OVirER SPEAKERS AIB (SPEAKER/MUTE) INPUT StfLECTOR The allowable setting range is 1 to 30 feet (0 3 to 9 0 m). repeat procedure Selecling fhe speaker system fVR-5~6~R~-V6U5U~ ottiyj Press the SPEAKERS A or B key to select the speaker system be used AON : Sound from the speakers connected to the SPEAKERS terminals on the rear panel BON : Sound from the speakers connected to the SPEAKERS terminals on the rear panel A+B ON : Sound from both the speakers connected to the SPEAKERS A and B terminals on the rear panel A+B OFF : No sound from the speakers Use this setting when listening with headphones for stereo sound and virtual surround in all playback modes The indicator for the speakers you want to use should be lit The speaker indicator lights to A B If the input level of an analog source signal is too high. DVD/Gch. adjustable in 1 foot (0 3 m) increments the SET UP key to accept 0 and 0 to input the settings the distance for each of the &zlecfin#the input made If you have selected a component connected to the CDIDVD. make sure that the input mode setting is correct for the type of audio signal to be used -La sf?tecthrff ~0~~~~ connected To change to the 0 0 Press Repeat steps speakers Setup 0 is complete when the input indication reappears Select the source name corresponding to the component the MD/TAPE jacks The initial factory setting is “TAPE” source to “MD. -3dB. switch the speakers on and off l l The adjustment mode is displayed for approximately eight seconds The input level may be adjusted to any one of three settings: OdB. and -6dB (The initial setting is OdB ) the SOUND key again to return to the input indication Turningon the receiver 0 0 Turn on the power to the related to this receiver components by pressing POWER (and ON/ Turn on the power STANDBY) key(s) 0 Press . whereby “DVD/ 6ch” is the input source will cause SPEAKER A to be selected automatically press the SPEAKER key to On the VR-505/517/KRF-V5050DN5550D. DVD (VR-50MKRF45550D only) or VIDE02/MONITOR jacks.” follow the steps below: 0 Use the INPUT SELECTOR knob to select “TAPE” Display l when all speakers have been selected 0 Hold down the AUTO/CINEMA l l EQ key for more than 2 seconds 8 The speakers you have selected should appear on the display Confirm that all the speakers have been correctly selected The source indication changes to “MD” To return to the original indication.
.. ..o2” “ 91 mode range to be adjusted low frequency once ) high frequency twice ) range I 0 l Use the MULTI CONTROL keys to adjust the sound quality is VIDEO2 is MONITOR l The bass and treble levels are adjustable from -1OdB to +I OdB in 2 step increments The adjustment item is di@ayad for approximately 8 seconds else if VIDE02/MONITOR @ “DVD” Once-touchlow frequency emphas%ibass’boost) (remote control only) You can adjust the sound quality when the receiver and analog stereo modes Press l VR-517IKRF45550D r 0 0 0 @I 0 0 @I @ “AUX” “TUNER” “CDIDVD” “TAPE” or “MD” “VIDEOl” if VIDE02/MONITOR is VIDEO2 “VIDEOS” “DVD/Gch” “AV AUX” (VR-517 only) else if VIDE02/MONITOR is MONITOR @ “DVD/6ch” 0 “AV AUX” (VR-517 only) is in the PCM stereo the B BOOST (BASS BOOST) key (+lOdB) low frequency l Press the key once to select the maximum emphasis setting This key does not function when the receiver ambience effects adjustment mode is in the sound quality or Switchingback to the previous setting Press the B BOOST (BASS BOOST) key again ..... is VIDEO2 RC-ROHl is MONITOR RC-R0615/R0617 L else if VIDE02/MONITOR m “DVD/Gch” 8 “AV AUX” Adjusting the tone You can adjust the sound quality when the receiver and analog stereo mode 0 Press BASS: TREB: the SOUND Select (Press Select (Press this the this the key to select to adjust SOUND to adjust SOUND the key the key the tone is in the PCM stereo KRF-V5050D 8 “Tpwill~~” II “ @ “CDIDVD” @I “TAPE” or “MD” 0 “VIDEO1 ” if VlDEOPlMONlTOR is VIDEO2 @ “VIDEOZ” 0 “DVDlGch” else if VIDE02/MONITOR is MONITOR @I “DVD/Gch” VR-505 0 0 0 0 (!$j g “AUX” “TUNER” “CDIDVD” “TAPE” or “MD” “VIDEOl” if VIDE02/MONITOR W.~~~f~nin~ .^ su~m2G~~~u#eni to a INPUT VOLUME SELECTOR CONTROL q Start playback from the selected source CONTROL knob (VOLUME keys)to adjust ’ \ m $et$V~LlfME Selecting VlOEOZ/MONITOR Depending on the component jacks.~~m.. as -!a Adjustingthe sound URCE DIRECT RC-RO511 RC-RO61 S/R061 7 PHONES (SPEAKERIMUTE) VOLUME CONTROL a en.ELECTOR knob to select the sourceyou knob The input sources change as shown below: Selecting a source using the INPUT SELECTOR VR-506lKRF46050D g “. “ 0 “CDIDVD” @ “TAPE” or “MD” @ “VIDEOl” if VlDEO2lMONlTOR @I “VIDEOZ” 8 “.” “ I.. select either the “VIDEO appropriate connected to the VIDEO 2/MONITOR 2” setting or the “MONITOR” setting.Dlll.
switch the VIDE02/MONITOR -La MUTE knob ON can also be deactivated by turning 0 Use this function to pass the source bypassing any audio processing Press the SOURCE DIRECT s DIRECT -I l material direct to the amplifier. you will be able to monitor the just-recorded signal while making recordings on the cassette deck By switching the MONITOR key on and off. or switch to another input source.._Remrd@y audio (analupsources) 1 . switch the VIDEOS/MONITOR -m MONITOR - MD/TAPE recording key cancel Press l 0 DIRECT key again Press the MONITOR the SOURCE If SOURCE DIRECT playback was activated while in surround mode. or SET UP keys. canceling SOURCE DIRECT playback will reactivate the previous surround mode 0 Use the INPUT “MD/TAPE” SELECTOR knob to select a source other than 0 0 (VR-506/KRF-V6050D) Press the SPEAKERS goes off Start playback on the cassettedeckconnected jacks and start recording on the cassette connected to the MD/TAPE jacks MONITOR recording knob to select deck to the MONITOR or MD recorder A or B key so that the speaker indicator MD/TAPE (VR-505/517/‘/5050D/V555OD) Press the SPEAKER key so that the speaker Make sure the SPEAKERS indicators are turned off -I indicator goes off 0 0 Use the INPUT SELECTOR “MD/TAPE n Make sure the SP indicators are turned off -I Start playback on the cassette deck connected to the MD/TAPE jacks and start recording on the cassette dec! or MD recorder connected to the VIDE02/MONITOR jacks l To copy tapes using a double cassette manual of the double cassette deck deck.The MUTE Press key lets you mute the sound key of the speakers -_ 1_ MONITOR the MUTE INPUT Press the MUTE key again so that the “MUTE” l SELECTOR indicator the volume goes off control Rz?cording music source a When setting recording a music to “MONITOR” source. SOUND. the MONITOR key should be left in the on position Alternately. SOURCE DIRECT key will not be effective When setting recording a music to “MONITOR” source. the surround mode will becanceled as well. you can compare the sound of the source signal and the just-recorded signal For more information.j.. . deck then or MD recorder start recording to record key l When you press the LISTEN MODE.. refer to the instruction manual of the connected component If you turn off all of the speakers when in surround mode. resulting in stereo playback Connect headphones to the PHONES jack 0 0 Use the VOLUME volume CONTROL knob (VOLUME keys) to adjust the . refer to the instruction VR-506/KRF-V6050D l VR-505/517/KRF-V5050D/ V5550D MONITOR function (analo# sources only) You can connect a cassette deck or graphic equalizer to the VIDEOS/ MONITOR jacks of the receiver If a graphic equalizer is connected. . SOURCE DIRECT playback will be canceled If CINEMA EQ is switched ON.. 0 0 UsethelNPUTSELECTOR knobtoselectthesource(otherthan “TAPE”) you want to record Set the cassette Stat-l playback. if a cassette deck equipped with a S-head system is connected to the VIDE02/ MONITOR jacks.
The receiver can store up to 40 stations one-touch operation 0 Use the INPUT SELECTOR to select “VIDEOl”) you want to record the video source (other than in the memory and recall them by Q Set the video deck connected to VIDEO 1 to record l Select the REC MODE to record a digital input source @ Start playback.I Switch on the REC mode to record a digital input source Usually use the A-REC (Auto-Record) mode to record audio input sources When tl)e digital mode changes during recording in the A.... . DVD or a . then start recording in the If the audio reproduction stops in the middle due to change input signals. . j -WITAL STlrlGO a LI$$?~I’$C~NEMA Each press swliches 0 AUTO 0 AUTO EL?key to select the desired the tuning method as follows: lights up “AUTO” indicator in the display lit (auto tuning) not fit (manual tuning) l For A-REC mode: . use the M-REC (Manual-Record) mode AUTO/CINEMA EQ Recordiio music in A-RECor M-RECmode INPUT 0 Use the INPUT SELECTOR VIDEOP) you want to record deck RC-R0511 RC-R6615/R0617 S:LECTOR the source (CD.I ... stereo broadcasts will be received in monaural ) q Usethe MULTI CONTROL to select the station. ii ii.. keys Frequency display “ST ” lights when a broadcast is being received in stereo “TUNED” is displayed station is received Auto tuning Manual tuning : : when a The next station is tuned automatically Turn the knob (press the key) to select the desired station 0 l Start playback.. Dolby Digital. . switch to manual tuning (With manual tuning.. ..REC mode. or PCM) are identified automatically and converted into stereo signals that are ready for recording The input signal type at the moment this mode Is selected is held throughout this mode i i i j . the audio input source may be interrupted momentarily To record the audio input source from the beginning of the digital mode change. set to “AUTO” (auto tuning) If the radio waves are weak and there is a lot of interference. etc .. press the DIMMER key ... 0 Set the cassette 6 l or MD recorder to record than below 2 seconds to Press select and hold the DIMMER key for more the A-REC or M-REC mode every 2 seconds off : as shown r r Each press as follows: OFM OAM switches the band “AM” or “FM” indicator appears in the display The mode changes 0 Ret mode : @ A-REC i 0 M-REC : The digital input record mode is switched off The digital input signals (DTS.e$he INPUTSELECTOR (TUNER to select the knob key) to select q Usethe SAN0key to select the desired broadcast band.! Normally. then start recording l Recording may not be normal for some video software the copy guard condition MULTI This is due to -gj CONTROL I BAND INPUT SELECTOR rewording audio (digital sumes) .” -_ -.
” -..40). l of the preset station you want to receive keys in the following order: If you make a mistake entering a two digit number.does the MEMORY key again) Pressing the following: 01+02+03+ 38-r39+40 does the following: a Use the MULTI CONTROL keys to select one of the station presets (1 .mber u Press the numeric press press For “15”. andatostoreasmanystationsasnecessary If you store a station at a previously used preset. CALL) n Tuneto the station you want to store R&R0511 RC-R0615lR0617 q Pressthe MEMORY white receiving the station key Blinks for 5 seconds Lights for 5 seconds 0 PressTUNER to select the tuner as the source key q l Usethe P CALLH/HI key to select the desired station preset station is received in Proceed (If more to step gi within 5 seconds than 5 seconds elapse. another order the P CALL w m . Pressing the P CALL q Pressthe MEMORY again to confirm the setting key l l r 01+02+03+ 38+39+-407 Repeat steps@ a. lets you skip through the station at 0 5 second intervals Receivingpresef stations - -. MULTI CONTROL Recei@g preset sfqfions in order (p.” . the old station will be replaced by the new one Holding presets.-I __ ^. press Each time you press the key.Preseffingradio sfafiun~manually-..F.-2 - RC-R0511 RC-R0615rnO617 fl PressTUNER select tuner as the source to a fn. For “20”. a.tt. press the +I 0 key repeatedly to return to the original display and start again . down the m receiving each or w preset key.
LD or DVD players For this reason.This receiver 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. and center. R) in this mode * LFE = Low Frequency Effects This channel delivers separate non-directional bass signals to the subwoofer for more dynamic deep bass sound effects DTS has a 1 or LFE channel The indication “LFE” appears in the display when a signal is being input for this channel Dolby Pro Logic Dolby Pro Logic is a specially encoded 2 channel surround format designed to provide theater-like surround sound from Dolby Surround encoded sources (such as video and Laserdisc software marked ~~[oo~svswaou~~j) This receiver is equipped with a Dolby Pro Logic surround decoder to let you enjoy the wide variety of currently available Dolby Surround home video software Surround signal is monaural Manufactured under license from Digital Theater Systems. R) * LFE = Low Frequency Effects This channel delivers separate directional bass signals to the subwoofer for more dynamic deep sound effects Although only Dolby Digital soundtracks incorporate a separate frequency channel. Inc US Pal No 5. Pro Logic and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Confidential Unpublished Works 01992-l 997 Dolby Laboratories All rights reserved speakers (L. Inc All rights reserved DIGITAL m SURROUND Front speakers Surround Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Dolby. Dolby Digital provides even better sound quality. and improved dynamic range Note Although and right. an external 5 1 channel DTS Digital Surround decoder system or an amplifier with a built-in DTS Digital Surround decoder must be connected to the digital output (S/P DIF. this receiver lets you enjoy Dolby Digital (and Dolby program sources. LD or DVD player. LD or DVD player All models are incorporated with the DTS decoder a full set of speakers (front left. R) .451. AES/EBU or TosLink) of a CD. R) (L. greater spatial accuracy. R) Front speakers Surround * Optional speakers (L. make sure to input the proper speaker settings -m beforehand Dolby Digital The Dolby Digital surround format lets you enjoy up to 5 1 channels digital surround sound from Dolby Digital program sources (such of as Laserdisc or DVD software marked mm) Compared with previous DIBITAL Dolby surround. if you attempt to listen to DTS encoded software through the analog output of your new CD.942 and other worldwide patents issues and pending “DTS” and “DTS Digital Surround” are trademarks of Digital Theater Systems. you will experience digital noise in most cases This noise can be quite loud if the analog output is connected directly to a high power amplific%tion system Proper measures for playing the digital output as described below should be taken to avoid this situation To enjoy DTS Digital Surround playback. surround left and a subwoofer) is required for true 5 1 channel Dolby Digital sound. connecting a subwoofer will also improve deep performance in the other surround modes The indication “LFE” appears in the display when a signal is being for this channel nonbass low bass input (L. R) (L. Inc 0 1996 Digital Theater Systems. even if you connect only the front speakers Center speaker n Subwoofer F&t nt speakers Surround speakers (SW) (L. right. surround Surround) Surroundmodes DTS The DTS multi-channel audio format is available on CD. LD and DVD software DTS is a strictly digital format and can not be decoded inside most CD.
the resulting sound quality. STADIUM or DISCO mode the next time you watch a concert or sporting event! Surround speakers (L. JAZZ CLUB. but can also improve sound field unity for programs that are not Dolby Surround encoded Dialog positioning and sound image definition. may not be as accurate when used with programs that are not Dolby Surround encoded DVD Bchannel mode (except VR-505/KRF-V555OD) Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5 1) output channels and the receiver. and FM radio You might enjoy trying the ARENA. R) nondeep \ Surround speakers *LFE = Low Frequency Effects This channel delivers separate directional bass singnals to the subwoofer for more dynamic bass sound effects DSP mode The DSP mode lets you add the atmosphere of a live concert or hall to almost any type of program source These modes are panicularly effective when used with stereo program sources. like CD. R) (L. sense of spaciousness. THEATER. you can enjoy multi-channel encoded DVD source material in all its splendor Since the source signals are digital and each channel is input independently.Dolby 3 Stereo Dolby 3 Stereo is available for systems that do not have surround speakers When in the Dolby 3 Stereo mode. however. without spoiling the sound signal depends on avariety reverberation (the act places) by using the DSP to quality of the original . television. the surround information is redirected to the front left and right speakers This mode is designed for use with Dolby Surround program sources. and dynamic range are superb Center speaker Front speakers (L. R) What’s DSP? DSP stands for Digital Signal Processor The way a sound is heard in an actual environment of different factors One of the most important is of decaying elements of sound echoing in various The DSP modes produce the feeling of presence create reverberation.
somelistening modes cannot be selected When playback is started.@ PRO LOGIC: PRO LOGIC surround (The PRO LOGIC indicator lights up ) 3 STEREO: 3-STEREO surround (The 3 STEREO indica tor lights up ) ARENA: DSP surround JAZZ CLUB: DSP surround THEATER: DSP surround STADIUM: DSP surround DISCO: DSP surround STEREO: Normal stereo playback Sound is produced from the two front channels only l If a Dolby Digital signal having more channels than the maximum number of playback channels available using the receiver’s current settings is input. the DOWNMIX indicator on the front panel lights up and downmixing is performed to match the number of available channels fl Adjust the volume.is set to digital auto (“AUTO SOUND” lights).Whenthe DTSsignal is input: (The DTS indicator The DTS compatible models can reproduce a CD. the sound may be cut or interrupted before the input source is conflrmed as Dolby Digital To enjoy Dolby Digital surround (as well as all the other listening modes) from a single component. 0 0 PROLOGIC. the receiver selects the optimal listening mode automatically based on the type of input signal and the speaker settings Each press of the LISTEN setting as listed below The listening mode settings MODE (LSTN M ) key switches depending the are different on the type of input signal Whenthe DOLBY DIGITAL signal is input: (The DOLBY DIGITAL. or LD carrying the DTS mark DOLBY DIGITAL can be used when playing DVD or LD software bearing the mm markand DOLBY DIGITAL format digital broadcasts (etc ) DlslllL DOLBY PRO LOGIC and DOLBY 3 STEREO can be used when playing video. be sure to use a Dolby Digital compatible source component Connect the Dolby Digital compatible source component’s Dolby Digital format digital audio signal to one of the DIGITAL INPUT jacks on the back of the receiver Connect the normal audio signal correctly to the respective component’s AUDIO -&Q-m-m-a jacks E) Start playing the video software q Pressthe LISTEN MODE(LSTN M. Notes l RC-Fl0511 RC-R061VR0617 l Preparations l l l l l l Turn ON related components Complete “Preparing for surround sound” (speaker Use the INPUT SELECTOR to select the component back with surround sound Use the INPUT MODE key to select the input mode for the source you wish to play back Noise will be produced when a DTS source is played analog input settings) -m you wish to play (analog or digital) -La by selecting the Depending on thetypeofthesignalorspeakersetting. or 3 STEREO indicator lights up ) DOLBY DIGITAL: DOLBY DIGITAL PRO LOGIC: PRO LOGIC surround indicator lights up ) 0 3 STEREO: 3-STEREO surround @I STEREO: Normal stereo playback When you select DOLBY DIGITAL surround (The PRO LOGIC c . The listening mode settings are stored separately for each input If the input mode.) key to select the listening mode. or LD software bearing the ~~JDDLBYMROUNDJ mark lights up ) 0 DTS: DTS surround @ STEREO: Normal stereo [I playback Whenthe analog signal or the digital signal (exceptfor DOLBY DIGITALor DTSsignal) is input: -I t 0 0 INPUT MODE INPUT SELECTOR LISTEN MODE @ @I 0 @ 0 . DVD. DVD.
the menu changes Note that some items are not displayed in certain * 0 0 0 @ @ 8 0 -@I 0 as follows: modes -@JJ -a H Select “DVW6ch” as the input source l If speaker system B is on when “DVD/Gch” is selected as the input source. SOUND) of the channels separately when the receiver is in the DVD/ 6ch mode Adjust the volume with the controls of the DVD player For the powered subwoofer.DVD6-channelplayback (VR406/517/KRFV605OD/W505OD) c. it switches off and speaker system A turns on automatically a Select “6ch tNPT”by pressing the hVPUT MODEkey a Start playback of the DVDsoftware BASS (low frequency range sound quality adjustment) TREB (high frequency range sound quality adjustment) C (center speaker level adjustment) SR (right surround speaker level adjustment) SL (left surround speaker level adjustment) SW (subwoofer level adjustment) INPUT (input level adjustment) NIGHT (midnight mode on/off) CONTROL keys to adjust the setting 42-x Use the MULTI l as desired 8 seconds The adjustment item is displayed for approximately q Ad)ostthe volume l It is not possible to adjust the volume level or sound quality (SET UP. no sound is produced or. you can enjoy surround sound playback When you try to play a disc other than Dolby Digital such as DTS CD. _ Convenient functions MULTI CONTROL Using a DVD player or the like equipped with six (5 1) output channels and the receiver. make sure that you connect the component to the receiver’s DVD/Gch INPUT jacks through a surround processor which can decode the surround signal you wont to listen to Connecting a DVD player which can decode the surround signal itself is also acceptable INPUT MODE INPUT SELECTOR SOUND RC-ROB11 RC-R0616lR0617 Adjusttog the sound You can make further adjustments in the surround mode 0 Press the display SOUND key until to the sound while listening to playback the desired item appears in the \ Preparations l l l Connect your DVD player to the DVD/Gch jacks of the receiver Turn on all other components that will be used -Qg Complete “Preparing for surround sound” Each time you press the button. noise may be heard To avoid this situation. you can adjust the volume of the subwoofer using the subwoofer’s own volume control .
even when listening at low volumes 0 Press the SOUND key repeatedly until “NIGHT” appears on the display l This can be selected only if CD/DVD. DVD O/R-505/KRF-V5550D only) or VIDEO2 is selected as the source and the listen mode is set to “DOLBY DIGITAL ” Use the MULTI CONTROL keys to select the ON or OFF setting 0 l l The adjustment item is displayed for approximately 8 seconds Some Dolby Digital software may not be compatible with the Midnight mode Display dimmer adjustment The dimmer function lets you select the brightness of the receiver’s display You might find this useful if you darken your room to watch movies or listen to music Each time you press the DIMMER changes among the three available ness level you find most pleasing key.When watching movies at night you might not be able to raise the volume as loud as normal Midnight mode compresses the dynamic range of previously specified parts of the Dolby Digital sound track (like scenes with sudden increases in volume) to minimize the difference in volume between the specified and non-specified parts This makes it easy to hear all of the sound track. press the LISTEN MODE key (the listen mode changes to the STEREO mode) . the display brightness settings Select the bright- i76iHzi PiXt pliyback The receiver is compatible with the 96kHz LPCM playback 96kHz DVD. set the listen mode to “STEREO” l To play a When “96kHz” appears in the display.
go to step lil you operate with system Cable l the CD player. DVD player. IICR. When Tuner 1 1 l 1 KENWOOD 1 805. the remote will exit the setup mode q Pressthe source POWER (TV. VCR. certain codes may not work with some models (Also. point the remote control at the component you want to operate does not react.808 you operate your registered TV. pressing thesource POWER keys will turn it off . l l Example: Press “805” to register a DVD player made by KENWOOD If you push an invalid key.e input selector keysto select the component you keys also changes the input selector on Pressing the input selector the receiver When tuner. Cassette deck. go to step q or q q Pressthe source POWER key. Pressthe operation keysyou desire l -a key mode To return to the receiver operation mode.BIIB.The remote control supplied with this receiver (for VR-506/517/ KRF-V6050DN5550D only) is also capable of controlling components from a variety of manufacturers once you register the appropriate setup codes into the remote control unit q Repeat steps H to El to register additional components until all components have been registered Replace control all four batteries is designed with new ones when you notice a shortening in memory while you change to retain setup codes Note Although each setup code is designed to work with a number of different models. and check to see that the component you want to control turns on If the component setup code. CABLE. control connection. press the RECEIVER The remote control mode returns to the receivgf operation when you do not operate for more than 15 seconds q Hold down the POWER and press the numeric keysto key enter the setup code. or DSS receiver. and there is more another setup code and try again than one l F/II. TUNING 44-. or MULTI CONTROL key(s) can also be used instead of the POWER key If the component is already on. you would enter “805” Input (DVD) 1 Component 1 DVD player 1 Maker 1 Code 1 1 Key DVD 1 1 q l $&. enter l Note Be sure to point the remote control at the remote sensor on the receiver when you want to operate KENWOOD components connected by system control cords Otherwise. MD player. certain codes may only operate some of the functions available on a given model ) Operatingother components Registering setupcodesfor othercomponents -* Numeric keys This operation lets you operate the registered components KENWOOD audio components with system control turn on and off automatically with the receiver via the system control connections POWER Source keys POWER POWER Source POWER keys RECEIVER RC-R0615/R0617 RC-R0615lR0617 c3 q Find the setup code of the component to be registered l Refer to the setup code lists to find the setup code for the component -a to be registered Example: To register a DVD made by KENWOOD. DSS)key for more than 2 seconds.
216.108 109 110 111. 302.112. 106.214 215.306 307 308 309. 303. 312. 310 311. 304.808 806 807 * CABLE Setup codes 1 DSS Setup codes Maker RCA G.I.305.115 Maker SONY GE/HITACHI RCA/HITACHI PANASONIC MAGNAVOX TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI codes _I Setup codes 301. 317.122 109 113 114.117 107.Vt%ketup Maker SONY GE/RCA RCA ZENITH MAGNAVOX SHARP PANASONIC SAMSUNG JVC HITACHI Setup codes 101 102 103.211 212. 316. 104. Setup 901 902 codes 1HAMLIN OAK MACOM 210. 313 314 315.213.217 I HITACHI PRIMESTAR 908 909 . 105. _ ““_^ L%D Setup codes Maker JVC SONY PIONEER PANASONIC KENWOOD TOSHIBA PHILIPS Setup codes 801 802 803 804 805.
directly without using the DVF-5010. R7030. DV-303. “. DV-4070B. of KENWOOD DVD players DVF-9010. DV-2070. DVF-3530 and DV-402 Group-2: DV-4050. DVF-R6030.. DVF-5020. :” ‘. press the RECEIVER key) DVD player operation You can perform these player keys basic operations using the keys described below when connected to KENWOOD DVD . you need to set up your receiver remote control as follows: To set for Group-l DVD players: Pressthe numeric”1”keywhilepressingthe‘~POWER”key(nottheDVD Power key)onyour remote control To set for Group-2 DVD players: Press the numeric “2” key while pressing the “POWER” key (not the DVD Power key) on your remote control l If your DVD player is not listed in the list above. then press each key for each operation as explained in the DVD operation pages in the operating instructions In this case. DVF- DVF-K5020. DVF-R9030. perform the set up for either Group-l or Group-2 When the set up is successful. DVF-K7010.fljD VDp/ayt?rOperatiOn. ^_ The remote control of this unit can control two groups remote control supplied with the DVD player Group-l : DV-4900. _keySm(m VR-~O~/KRF-^ ysosoo. the DVD operation mode is retarned for 15 seconds after pressing any of those DVD operation buttons (To turn the recerver operation mode within 15 seconds. DV-203. DVF-3020 and DVF-3030 Depending on your KENWOOD DVD model. first press the DVD Power key. then your DVD player falls Into that particular group How to operate the DVD player with the remote control 1 Pressrng the DVD Power key for more than 2 seconds turns the DVD player on or off 2 To carry out the functions of the DVD player.
(stop) 44 (Search) w (Search) k DISC SKIP - .. (For “.4 (Play) -bm (w Play) .HI --. Play/Pause) (stop) H MD recorder operation keys Numeric keys (Select tracks) ti 4 w (Skip down) (Search) (Search) -CH (Skip up) -. I./II n (Skip up) (.111 (t Play) -m (stop) 1 +100 (Select track) Notes 1 Certain codes may only operate some of the function available on a given model 2 The charts above show the typical functions available for each component Some manufacturers use different key combinations to perform similar functions For that reason. we have programmed extra functions on some of the unused number keys to help you control your equipment . MD recorder or CD player equipped with system control operations -- Cassette deck operation keys CD player operation keys Numeric keys (Select tracks) r44 (Skip down) ti (Rewind) (Fast forward) .CASSETTE CDplayer & MD recorder operations deck.. “_I ” You can perform these basic operations using the keys described below when connected to KENWOOD cassette deck.“I ~~-5~5~~F-~5~5~D~ .
._ _ “---_ __ -DE You can perform these basic operations using the keys descnbecf below when connected to KENWOOD cassette deck. MD recorder or CD player equipped with system control operations Cassette deck operation keys 11 (Rewind) H (Fast forward) e H (Rewind) (Fast forward) RC-I30617 . CDplayer & MD recorder operations (For VR-506/W7/KRFV605OD/W555OD)/ .CASSETTE deck.r ” _-_T _ .
CD player operation keys Numeric keys(Select tracks) Numeric keys (Select tracks) w (Skip down)44 (Seatal) H (Search) 1 DISC SKIP- .n (stop) RC-RO617 RC-R0615 MD recorder operation keys Numeric keys (Select tracks] Numeric keys(Select tracks) 144 (Skip down) dd (Search) H (Search) I +lOO (Select tracks) -HI (Skip up) ~1 (Skip down) 44 (Search) H (Search) b -HI (Skip up) -b/II (w Play) -m (stop) .n (Skip up) (b Play/Pause) (stop) -WI1 (c Play/Pause) .a1 (b Play) n (stop) +lOO (Select tracks)- RC-I30617 RGRO615 .HI (Skip up) w ti H (Skip down) (Search) (Search) I DISC SKIP -HI -MI .
Refer to the following @ Select for the type of remote source to the operations for details you desire I control operations available for each component the input c BB%#B I l l Q Press the keys corresponding Refer to the following sections When pressing keys in succession..-. press each key firmly and be sure to wait at least 1 second before pressing the next key Numeric keys function the same as the numeric keys on the original remote These keys can be used to perform the basic operations makers’ components which the setup code for each beforehand of KENWOOD and other component had been entered -@g Numeric keys - Numeric keys ENTER (Enter) -ENTER (Enter) TV SEL (TV Selector)- -INPUT SEL (Input Selector) -CHANNEL a/o (Channel +/-) TV SEL (TV Selector] -INPUT SEL (Input Selector) -CHANNEL a/V (Channel +/-) MUTE - -VOLUME A/V (Volume +/-) MUTE -VOLUME A/V (Volume +I-) RC-R0617 RGRO615 Continued to next page .@hercomponents’ ppe@ions (For v~-506~~~~~~~-v60~~~~~5~~0~ .
NP”T SEL (k.pUt %idX) -CHANNEL a/V (Channel +/-) -CHANNEL a/V (Channel +I-) RC-R0617 RC-R0615 DVD player operation keys Numeric keys (Select tracks) Numeric keys (Select tracks) RETURN (Return) MENU (Menu) OSD (OSD menu) - a(Cursor t) o(Cursor 4) D(Cursor ‘) C) 4 a(Cursor ENTER (Enter) . (t Play) -.. (b Play) -. (Stop) II (Pause) RETURN (Return) MENU (Menu)OSD (OSD menu) - n(Cursor o(Cursor a(cursor i P(Cursor t) 1) C) ‘) 3 L x u a 83 % t4 e (Search) (Search) 1 a+ (Search) H (Search) f -ENTER (Enter) -. (stop) -II (Pause) -... (b Play) .VCRoperation keys Numeric key Numeric keys- H M (Rewind) (Fast fonnrard) -tit...I. (stop) -II (Pause) ~1 TITLE (Title) (Skip down) w (Skip up) TITLE (Title) 1~ (Skip down) HI (Skip up) W-R061 7 RC-RO615 . (Stop) -II (Pause) -.I.NP”T SEL (Input Selector) H M (Rewind) (Fast forward) 1 -. (C Play) .I.
DSS receiver operation keys Numeric keys- Numeric keys- MENU (Menu)b OSD (OSD menu)- a(Cursor t) -I o(Cursor 8) r>(Cursor Ir) a(Cursor C) -ENTER (Enter) -CHANNEL a/V (Channel +/-) MENU (Menu)OSD (OSD menu)- a(Cursor t) v(Cursor $) _ a(Cursor C) ID(cwm*) -ENTER (Enter) -CHANNEL a/o (Channel +/-) UC-R0617 Cable tuner operation keys W (P CALL-) Tuning -m BAND -AUTO (P CALL +) W (P CALL-) -W -BAND -AUTO (P CALL+) RC-R0617 RC-I?0615 .
ReSettin@ the Microcomputer The microcomputer may malfunction (unit cannot be operated. the wall outlet. or their sound is very small l l l The surround speaker cords and/or the center speaker cord is disconnected A surround mode has not been engaged The surround and/or center volume controls are set to the minimum level The audio cord from the turntable nected to the PHONO jacks The turntable is not grounded is not con- l l Connect it properly referring to “Connecting the -m speakers” Select a surround mode Adjust the speaker levels using the test tone -ml Insert the audio cord plugs securely into the PHONO jacks Connect the grounding wire to the GND terminal on the rear panel Set the input mode to digital manual before starting playback of the Dolby Digital source -m Press the INPUT MODE key to select to digital auto mode -Lx Copy-guarded corded video software cannot be re- A humming noise is generated PHONO input selector is selected when the l l l l When playing a Dolby Digital using a DVD player. or shows an erroneous display) if the power cord is unplugged while the power is ON. while holding down the ON/STANDBY POWER lmplifier No sound from the speakers 4. eliminate the short-circuiting. the sound after it starts No sound is produced a DVD player A video normally source cannot during source signal is cut off soon l There are many possible causes for this problem. depending on the type of DVD player used l playback from l The input mode is set to digital manual l be recorded l The software is copy-guarded l kner Radio stations cannot be received No antenna is connected The broadcast band is not set properly *The frequency of the desired station tuned l l l l l l is not l Connect an antenna Set the broadcast band properly Tune the frequency of the desired q&q station -m Interference l Noise due to ignition noise from an automobile Noise due to interference from an electric appliance Noise due to a nearby TV set l l Install the outdoor antenna away from the road Turn off the power to the appliance install the receiver farther away from the TV 1 l A station which was preset cannot ceived by pressing the corresponding merit key be renu1 l l The preset station belongs to a frequency that cannot be received The preset memory was cleared because the power cord had been unplugged for a long period of time l Preset a station with a receivable Preset the station again frequency 1 l . turn the POWER Then.:::MUTE Set the SPEAKERS swrtch(es) The standby not output Sound indicator blinks and sound is l Turn the power off.. then the POWER key plug it l Please note that resetting the microcomputer will clear the contents of the memory and returns the unit to the state it was in when it left the factory With OFF press the power cord plugged in.’ l The speaker cords are disconnected l Connect them properly referring to “Connecting level . then turn on the power again Connect it properly speakers” referring to “Connecting -M the is not output from one of the speakers l The speaker cord is disconnected Sound is not output from the surround speakers and I or the center speaker. or due to some other external factor If this happens. to ON 1 l l l VOLUME is set to the minimum position MUTE is ON The SPEAKERS switches are set to OFF Speaker cords are short-circuited l l l l l l Adjust the volume to a proper :hUq:!. execute the following procedure to reset the microcomputer and return the unit to its normal operating condition For U S A and Canada Unplug the power cord from back in while holding down For other countries key key.
or there is an obstacle between the receiver and the remote The audio cords and system control cords are not connected properly No software is loaded in the source component l l l Press the source select keys or source POWER keys to select the appropriate operation mode Replace with new batteries Operate the remote control unit within the controllable range l l An attempt is made to play a tape which is being recorded in the cassette deck *The remote control has not been set to the operation mode for the component you wish to control l l l Connect properly referring to “Setting up the system” Place software in the source component you want to play Wait until recording has completed Press the source select keys or source POWER keys to activate the operation mode for the component you want to control before operation -Lzz Reset the microorocessor l The microprocessor functions of the remote control mal- l . controlling angle is too large.Remoie control unii Sertain *emote Remote inputs control control cannot be selected using the l No setup codes registered input(s) at for the respective l Register a setup code at the respectrve input(s) -ml operation is not possible l l l l l The remote control is set to a different operation mode Batteries are exhausted The remote control unit is too far away from the main system.
8 Q) Frequency response CD 10 Hz . 44 1 kHz. output during STEREO operation DIGITAL AUDIO section Sampling frequency Input level I impedance/wave Optical Coaxial 32 kHz.15kHz).700 kHz 16 pV I (600 pV/m) 50 dB GENERAL during SURROUND operation 0 7% T H D at 6 R one channel driven) 1oow+1oow CENTER (40-20kHz. -3 0 dB Frequency response frequency sensitivity AUDIO section (VR-505/517) Rated power output during STEREO operation RMS. 75 kHz DEV ) MONO 75 dB (71 2 dBf input) 68 dB (71 2 dBf input) STEREO 40 dB Stereo separation (1 kHz) 70 dB Selectivity (i400 kHz) (30 Hz . both channels driven.-21 dBm). 0 7% T H D at 8 Q one channel 100w+100w driven) Total harmonic distortion 0 050% (1 kHz. V/LX0 section VIDEO inputs I outputs VIDEO (composite) S VIDEO inputs I outputs S VIDEO (luminance S VIDEO (chrominance 1 Vp-P175R (VR-5061517) signal) signal) 1 Vp-pl75R 0 286 Vp-p I75 a FM tuner section Tuning Usable range 87 5 MHz . 0 7% T H D at 8 R one channel driven) IOOW SURROUND (40-20kHz.For Lt.108 MHz (MONO) 1 3 pV (75 D)/ 13 2 dBf (75 kHz DEV . -3 0 dB Signal to noise kio (IHF’66) 74 dB PHONO (MM) 90 dB CD Input sensitivity I impedance 25mV127kQ PHONO (MM) 200 mV I47 kQ CD 200 mV I 47 kC MONITOR IN (VIDE02/MONITOR) 200 mV I47 kR DVD/Gch INPUT Output level I impedance TAPE REC 200mVll kR 200mVll ka MONITOR OUT (VIDE02IMONITOR) 15V122kR PRE OUT (SUBWOOFER) Tone control *I 0 dB (at 70 Hz) BASS TREBLE il0 dB (at 10 kHz) Effective power output FRONT (40-20kHz. AM tuner section Tuning 10 Usable Signal frequency range kHz step sensitivity (30% mod . +0 5 dB. 7%totalharmonic at IOOwatts per channel minimum 8Rfrom40Hzto20kHzwithnomorethanO distortion (FTC) Effective power output FRONT (40-20kHz. SIN 20 dB) to noise ratio (30% mod 1 mV input) 530 kHz . 5OW. both channels driven. -3 0 dB Signal to noise ratio (lHF’88) 90 dB CD Input sensitivity I impedance CD 200 mV I 47 kC 200 mV I47 kR MONITOR IN (VIDE02/MONITOR) PHONO (MM) (VR-517) 25mV127ka DVD/Gch INPUT (VR-517) 200 mV I47 kD Output level I impedance TAPE REC 200mVll kQ 200mVll kD MONITOR OUT (VIDEO2IMONITOR) 15V122kR PRE OUT (SUBWOOFER) (VR-505) Tone control BASS +I 0 dB (at 70 Hz) TREBLE il0 dB (at 10 kHz) Power consumption AC outlet SWITCHED Dimensions 26A (total W H D 150 W. 96kHz length (-15 dBm . 0 7% T H D at 8 n one channel driven) 100 w SURROUND (40-20kHz.S. SINAD 30 dB) 50dB quieting sensitivity STEREO 28 pV (75 D)/ 40 2 dBf Total harmonic distortion (1 kHz) 0 5% (71 2 dBf input) MONO 0 7% (71 2 dBf input) STEREO Signal to noise ratio (1 kHr. +0 dB. 0 7% T H D at 8 Done channel 100w+100w driven) Total harmonic distortion 0 050% (1 kHz. 660 nm i30nm 05Vp-p175n per channel minimum RMS.1. A and Canada AUDIO section (VR-506) Rated power 100 watts 8 D from distortion. +0 dB. 5OW.60 kHz. 1 25 A max ) : 440 mm (17-5116”) : 143 mm (5-11116”) : 400 mm (15-3/8”) 8 8 kg (18 92 lb) 8 7 kg (18 89 lb) Weight (Net) VR-506/517 VR-505 Notes 1 KENWOOD follows 2 The full performance a policy of continuous advancements in development For this reason specifications may be changed may not be exhibited in an extremely cold location (under a water-freezing temperature) without notice . 8 Q) Frequency response CD 10 Hz . 48 kHz. at 4OHz to 20 kliz wlth no mom than 0 7% total harmonic (FTC) during SURROUND operation 0 7% T H D at 8 D one channel driven) 100w+100w CENTER (40-20kHz.80 kHz.
1. IO%.:_ &. TAPE 90 dB Input sensitivity / impedance 200 mV I47 kil ~DONITOR IN (V~DE~~/M~NIT~R) 200 mV I47 kO Output level I impedance TAPE REC 200mVIl kO MONITOR OUT (VIDE02/MONITOR) 200mVll k0 Tone control BASS ii0 dB (at 70 Hz) TREBLE t10 dB (at 10 kHz) DIGITAL AUDIO section Sampling frequency Input level / impedance/wave Optical Coaxial 32 kHz. +0 5 dB. 5OW. 10% T H D at 8 0 one channel driven) 140w+140w Total harmonic distortion 0 050% (1 kHz.80 kHz. 10% T H D at 8 0 one channel driven) 140 w + 140 w CENTER (1 kHz. 48 kHz.lO%THD. 5OW. AUX.602 kHz 530 kHz . mod 1 mV input) Notes 1 KENWOOD follows 2 The full performance a policy of continuous advancements may not be exhibited in an extremely in development For this reason specifications may be changed cold location (under a water-freezing temperature) without notice . TUNER. 96kHz length (-16 dBm . 8 0) Frequency response CD 10 Hz . both channels driven. AUX.1. (FTC) Effective power output during SURROUND operation FRONT (lkHz.V55500) Effective power output during SURROUND operation (1 kHz.108 MHz (MONO) 1 6 pV (75 a)/ 15 2 dBf (75 kHz DEV . -3 0 dB Signal to noise ratio (lHF’86) PHONO (MM) 74 dB CD 90 dB Input sensitivity I impedance PHONO (MM) 25mV127kR CD 200 mV I47 kR VIDE02/MONITOR 200 mV I47 kD DVD/6ch INPUT 200 mV I47 kR Output level I impedance TAPE REC 200mVll kR VIDE02/MONITOR 200mVll k0 PRE OUT (SUBWOOFER) lSV122kD Tone control BASS t10 dB (at 70 Hz) TREBLE il0 dB (at 10 kHz) Effective power output during SURROUND operation FRONT (1 kHz. 80) 110w+110w Rated power output during STEREO operation 80 watts per channel minimum RMS.-21 dBm). 10% T H D at 8 0 one channel driven) 130w+130w Total harmonic distortion 0 050% (1 kHz. TAPE ’ 90 dB Input sensitivity I impedance PHONO (MM) 25mV127kR CD 200 mV I47 kR MONITOR IN (VIDE02/MONITOR) 200 mV I47 kR DVD/Gch INPUT 200mVllOkD Output level I impedance TAPE REC 200mVll k0 MONITOR OUT (VIDE02/MONITOR) 200mVll kD PRE OUT (SUBWOOFER) 15V122kQ Tone control BASS +I0 dB (at 70 Hz) TREBLE 210 dB (at 10 kHz) WE0 section VIDEO inputs I outputs VIDEO (composite) S VIDEO inputs I outputs S VIDEO (luminance S VIDEO (chrominance 1 Vp-p/760 (KRFV6050D) signal) signal) 1 Vp-p175a 0 288 Vp-p I75 0 FM tuner section Tuning Usable range 87 5 MHz .For other countries AUDIO section (KRF-V605OD) Effective power output during STEREO operation lkHz.60 kHz. 80) Rated power output during STEREO operation 140w+140w 100 watts channel minimum RMS. 75 kHz DEV ) 75 dB (71 2 dBf input) STEREO 88 dB (71 2 dBf input) Stereo separation (1 kHz) 40 dB Selectivity (+400 kHz) 50 dB Frequency response (30 Hz . TUNER. both channels 8 R from 40 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than harmonic distortion (FTC) driven. at 07% total 100 watts per channel minimum RMS. 10% T H D at 8 0 one channel driven) 140 w SURROUND (1 kHz. -3OdB Signal to noise ratio (IHF’86) PHONO (MM) 74 dB CD. -3 0 dB Signal to noise ratio (IHF’68) CD. 44 1 kHz. +0 dB.at80 Rated power output during STEREO operation 140w+140w AUDIO section (KRF. 10% T H D at 8 Q one channel driven) 140w+140w CENTER (1 kHz. both channels driven. 10% T H D at 8 0 one channel driven) 140w+140w Total harmonic distortion 0 050% (1 kHz. 4OW.610 kHz 16 pV I (800 pV/m) 50 dB i. at 8 Rfrom 40 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 0 7% total harmonic distortion (FTC) Effective power output during SURROUND operation FRONT (lkHz. 10% T H D at 8 0 one channel driven) 140 w SURROUND (1 kHz. -3 0 dB frequency sensitivity AM tuner section Tuning frequency range 9 kHz step 10 kHz step Usable sensitivity Signal to noise ratio (30% 531 kHz .ILkHz). 10% T H D at 8 0 one channel driven) 13ow+13ow CENTER (1 kHz. 8 0) Frequency response CD lOHz-80kHz.’ Yg$$ . 8 0) Frequency response CD 10 Hz . +0 dB. 10% T H D at 8 0 one channel driven) 130w SURROUND (IkHz. 680 nm i30nm 05Vp-p175n AUDIO section (KRF-V505OD) Effective power output during STEREO operation (1 kHz. IO%. SINAD 30 dB) 50dB quietlng sensitivity STEREO 28 pV (75 D)/ 40 2 dBf Total harmonic distortion (1 kHz) MONO 0 5% (71 2 dBf input) STEREO 0 73 (71 2 dBf input) Sign.lFNrise ratio (1 kHz. at 8 0 from 40 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 0 7% total harmonic distortion.+OdB.
GENERAL Power consumption KRF-V6050DN5050D KRF-V5550D AC outlet SWITCHED Dimensions 270 W 200 w D : 400 mm Weight (Net) (KRF-V6050DN5050D) (KRF-V5550D) 9 3 kg 6 4 kg .
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a dangerous electric shock may result For families with children. especially metal. do not put records or a tablecloth on the appliance Place the appliance at least 10 cm away from the walls Do not use the appliance on a bed. or near a swimming pool. excessive force.Do not place this appliance on an unstable cart. enclosure a serious 3 . objects fields . cloth 12 Accessories .Keep the appliance away from of magnetic fields such as TV sets. stoves. laundry tub.The appliance may not function properly if used at extremely low. contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug Ventilation . etc 858-0964-l 3 02 . or freezing temperatures The ideal ambient temperature IS above +5”C (41°F) Heat . rug or similar surface that may block the ventilation openings This appliance should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to CAUTION -P o I arization 4 10 Magnetic sources systems. bracket. stand. tripod. or other sources. kitchen sink. paint thinner. comes into contact with the inside of this appliance. and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combrnation to overturn 5 Water and moisture-The appliance should not be used near water . speaker radios. Inside this appliance 9 Enclosure removal . stand.Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the appliance and to protect it from overheating. motorized toys or magnetized 11 Cleaning . manual 6 Temperature . pay particular attention to cords at plugs. near a bathtub. such as a hair pin or a needle. washbowl. and these openings must not be blocked or covered The appliance should be situated so that its location or position does not interfere with its proper ventilation To maintain good ventilation. tripod. or other appliances (including heat be situated away from heat registers. never permit children to put anything. ortable The appliance may fall. in a wet basement. or sold with the appliance Any mounting of the appliance should follow the manufacturer’s instructions. consult your local power company For appliances from battery power. ortable recommended bythe manufacturer.Unplug this appliance from outlet before cleaning Do not use volatile such as alcohol. or etc to clean the cabinet Use a clean dry the wall solvents benzine.Never If the internal parts are touched electric shock might occur remove the accidentally.Please read all of the safety and operating instructions before operating this appliance Adhere to all warnings on the appliance and in the instruction manual Follow all the safety and operating instructions These safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference 1 Power sources a power supply only manual or as marked of the type of power appliance dealer or intended to operate refer to the instruction The appliance should be connected to of the type described in the instruction on the appliance If you are not sure supply to your home.The appliance should heat sources such as radiators.This appliance may be equipped with a polarized alternating-current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other) This plug wrll fit into the power outlet only one way This is a safety feature If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet. causing serious injury to a child or adult.Power-supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinch&i by items placed upon or against them. convenience receptacles. gasoline. try reversing the plug If the plug should still fail to fit. and serious damage to the appliance Use only with a cart.for example. sofa. and should use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care Quick stops. amplifiers) that produce 7 8 2 Power-cord protection . bracket. and the point where they exit from the appliance Never pull or stretch Electric shockCare should be taken so that objects do not fall and liquid is not spilled into the enclosure through openings If a metal objects.
or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock 21 Attachment-Do by the appliance not use attachments manufacturer as they not recommended may cause hazards 22 Replacementparts-When replacement parts are requtred. electric shock. or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits When installing an outside antenna system. or liquid has been spilled Into the appliance C The appliance has been exposed to rain or water D The appliance does not appear to operate normally by following the instruction manual Adjust only those controls that are covered by the instruction manual as an improperadjustment of othercontrols may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technrcian to restore the appliance to its normal operation E The appliance has been dropped. such as an iron or toaster. size of grounding conductors. to it to orevent fire or electric shock 15 Damage requiring service . and requirements for the grounding electrode See Figure 20 Overloading .An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power crrcuits.Do not connect other audio equipment wrth a power consumption larger than that specified to the AC outlet on the rear panel Never connect other electrical appliances. grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit.If an outside antenna is connected to the appliance. connection to grounding electrodes. provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure.If an abnormal smell or smoke is detected. ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the appliance is in proper operating condition Notes: 1 Item 3 is not required except for grounded 2 Item 17 and 18 are not required except antenna terminals 3 Item 17 complres with UL in the U S A or polarized equipment for units provided with 858-0964-13 02 .The applrance should be servrced by qualified service personnel when A The power-supply cord or the plug has been damaged B Objects have fallen. extension cords. or other hazards 23 Safety check . or the enclosure damaged F Theapplianceexhibitsamarkedchangeinperformance 16 Servicing . unplug it from the wall outlet and drsconnect the antenna or cable system This will prevent damage to the appliance due to lightning and power-line surges 14 Abnormal smell . be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built up static charges Article 810 of the National Electrrcal Code ANSI/ NFPA 70. immediately turn the power OFF and unplug theappliancefromthewalloutlet Contact your dealer or nearest service center 18 Power lines .Upon completion of any service or repairs to this appliance. or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time. extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or crrcuits as contact with them might be fatal 19 AC outlets .Do not overload wall outlets.The user should not attempt to service the applrance beyond that described in the instruction manual All other servicing should be referred to qualrfied service personnel 17 Outdoor antenna grounding . be sure the service technicran has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the original parts Unauthorrzed substitutions may result in fire.13 Lightning .For added protection for this appliance during a lightning storm. location of antenna discharge unit.
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