· If you experience problems during
installation, consult your Kenwood dealer.
· If the unit fails to operate properly, press the
Reset button. The unit returns to factory
settings when the Reset button is pressed.
If the unit still fails to operate properly after
the Reset button has been pressed, contact
your local KENWOOD dealer for assistance.
·Press the reset button if the disc auto
changer fails to operate correctly. Normal
operation should be restored.
·We recommend the use of <Security Code>
(page 40) to prevent theft.
· The illustrations of the display and the panel
appearing in this manual are examples used
to explain more clearly how the controls are
used. Therefore, what appears on the display
in the illustrations may differ from what
appears on the display on the actual
equipment, and some of the illustrations on
the display may represent something
impossible in actual operation.
· There are places in this manual where lit
indicators are described; however, the only
time an indicator will light is in the following
KDC-X969: at <Text Display Switching>
(page 20), when the lower text display part is
set to "CLOCK".
KDC-X869/KDC-MP922: when Display Mode
is set to "Display Type A" .
Right after you turn on the car heater in cold
weather, dew or condensation may form on
the lens in the CD player of the unit. Called
lens fogging, CDs may be impossible to play.
In such a situation, remove the disc and wait
for the condensation to evaporate. If the unit
still does not operate normally after a while,
consult your Kenwood dealer.
Cleaning the Faceplate Terminals
If the terminals on the unit or faceplate get
dirty, wipe them with a dry, soft cloth.
Cleaning the Unit
If the faceplate of this unit is stained, wipe it
with a dry soft cloth such as a silicon cloth.
If the faceplate is stained badly, wipe the stain
off with a cloth moistened with neutral
cleaner, then wipe neutral detergent off.
Applying spray cleaner directly to the unit may
affect its mechanical parts. Wiping the
faceplate with a hard cloth or using a volatile
liquid such as thinner or alcohol may scratch
the surface or erases characters.
Cleaning the CD Slot
As dust tends to accumulate in the CD slot,
clean it every once in a while. Your CDs can
get scratched if you put them in a dusty CD
Refer to the Sirius tuner control features of
this manual for the operation method of Sirius
Satellite radio tuner KTC-SR901 (optional
accessory) when connected.
About Sirius Satellite radio
RDS (Radio Data System)
RDS is a service used by radio stations to
transmit data outside normal radio broadcast
When an RDS station is received, you can
immediately find out what kind of data is being
transmitted by looking at the program service
name, which appears in the display after the
When an emergency transmission (announcing
disasters, etc.) is made, the current function
will be interrupted to allow the warning to be
received under the following conditions:
during tuner reception, or when the Traffic
Information function is turned on.
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