Kenwood KRF-V8070D Home Theater System User Manual

Make connections as shown in the following pages.
When connecting the related system components, be sure
to 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.
Be sure to insert all connection cords securely. If their connections
are imperfect, sound may not be produced or there will be noise infer-
2. Be sure to remove the power cord from the AC outlet before plugging
or unplugging any connection cords. Plugging/unplugging connection
cords without disconnecting the power cord can cause malfunctions
and may damage the unit.
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.
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 on each end, one red for the right channel and one white for
the left channel. These cables are usually packed together with the
source unit, or are available at your local electronics retailer.
Microcomputer malfunction
If operation is not possible or an erroneous display appears, even
though all connections have been made properly, reset the
microcomputer referring to “In case of difficulty”. y
Be sure to adhere to the following, or proper ventilation will be
blocked causing damage or fire hazard.
• Do not place any objects impairing heat radiation onto the top of the
• Leave some space around the unit (from the largest outside dimen-
sion including projection) equal to or greater than, shown below.
Top panel : 50 cm Side panel : 10 cm Back panel : 10 cm
Setting up the system
Input mode settings
CD/DVD, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3 and DVD/6CH inputs each include jacks
for digital audio input and analog audio input.
The initial factory settings for audio signal playback for CD/DVD,
DVD/6CH and VIDEO 2 and VIDEO 3.
After completing connections and turning on the receiver, follow the
steps below.
Input Selector
1 Use the Input Selector keys to select CD/DVD, VIDEO 2,
2 Press the INPUT MODE key.
Each press switches the setting as follows:
In DTS play mode
1 FULL AUTO (digital input, analog input)
2 DIGITAL MANUAL (digital input)
In CD/DVD, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3 or DVD/6CH play mode
1 FULL AUTO (digital input, analog input)
2 DIGITAL MANUAL (digital input)
3 6CH INPUT (DVD/6CH input)
4 ANALOG (analog input)
Digital input:
Select this setting to play digital signals from a DVD, CD, or LD
Analog input:
Select this setting to play analog signals from a cassette deck, VCR,
or record player.
Auto detect:
In “FULL AUTO” mode (AUTO DETECT indicator light up), the
receiver detects the digital or analog input signals automatically.
Priority is given to digital signal during input mode selection. The
receiver will select the input mode and listening mode automatically
during playback to match the type of input signal (Dolby Digital,
PCM, DTS) and the speaker setting. The OPTICAL and COAXIAL
indicator on the display will light up when digital signal is detected.
If the input signal is analog, the ANALOG indicator will light up.
To keep the receiver set to the currently selected listening mode,
use the INPUT MODE key to select “DIGITAL MANUAL” (manual
sound). However, even when this setting is selected, there may be
cases in which the listening mode is selected automatically to
match a Dolby Digital source signal depending on the combination
of listening mode and source signal.
At DIGITAL MANUAL, if the audio reproduction stops in the
middle due to change in the input signals, etc. press the LISTEN
MODE knob.
If the INPUT MODE key is pressed quickly, sound may not be
produced. Press the INPUT MODE key again.