Kenwood K-531-SB manual


Go to page of

A good user manual

The rules should oblige the seller to give the purchaser an operating instrucion of Kenwood K-531-SB, along with an item. The lack of an instruction or false information given to customer shall constitute grounds to apply for a complaint because of nonconformity of goods with the contract. In accordance with the law, a customer can receive an instruction in non-paper form; lately graphic and electronic forms of the manuals, as well as instructional videos have been majorly used. A necessary precondition for this is the unmistakable, legible character of an instruction.

What is an instruction?

The term originates from the Latin word „instructio”, which means organizing. Therefore, in an instruction of Kenwood K-531-SB one could find a process description. An instruction's purpose is to teach, to ease the start-up and an item's use or performance of certain activities. An instruction is a compilation of information about an item/a service, it is a clue.

Unfortunately, only a few customers devote their time to read an instruction of Kenwood K-531-SB. A good user manual introduces us to a number of additional functionalities of the purchased item, and also helps us to avoid the formation of most of the defects.

What should a perfect user manual contain?

First and foremost, an user manual of Kenwood K-531-SB should contain:
- informations concerning technical data of Kenwood K-531-SB
- name of the manufacturer and a year of construction of the Kenwood K-531-SB item
- rules of operation, control and maintenance of the Kenwood K-531-SB item
- safety signs and mark certificates which confirm compatibility with appropriate standards

Why don't we read the manuals?

Usually it results from the lack of time and certainty about functionalities of purchased items. Unfortunately, networking and start-up of Kenwood K-531-SB alone are not enough. An instruction contains a number of clues concerning respective functionalities, safety rules, maintenance methods (what means should be used), eventual defects of Kenwood K-531-SB, and methods of problem resolution. Eventually, when one still can't find the answer to his problems, he will be directed to the Kenwood service. Lately animated manuals and instructional videos are quite popular among customers. These kinds of user manuals are effective; they assure that a customer will familiarize himself with the whole material, and won't skip complicated, technical information of Kenwood K-531-SB.

Why one should read the manuals?

It is mostly in the manuals where we will find the details concerning construction and possibility of the Kenwood K-531-SB item, and its use of respective accessory, as well as information concerning all the functions and facilities.

After a successful purchase of an item one should find a moment and get to know with every part of an instruction. Currently the manuals are carefully prearranged and translated, so they could be fully understood by its users. The manuals will serve as an informational aid.

Table of contents for the manual

  • Page 1

    K-531 COMPACT HI-FI COMPONENT SYSTEM INSTRUCTION MANUAL GVT0353-002A (E, X) K-531[E_X].indb 1 K-531[[...]

  • Page 2

    2 K-531 Safety precautions Caution: Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation. THE LIGHTNING[...]

  • Page 3

    3 English Safety precautions CAUTION Do not block the ventilation openings or z holes. (If the venti[...]

  • Page 4

    4 K-531 4 K-531 4 K-531 Safety precautions Declaration of Conformity with regard to the z EMC Direct[...]

  • Page 5

    Safety Precautions 5 English Contents Safety precautions .................... 2 Introduction .......[...]

  • Page 6

    6 K-531 Introduction How to read this manual The explanations in this manual primarily describe oper[...]

  • Page 7

    7 English Installing the System Always install the System on a flat, stable surface. When installing[...]

  • Page 8

    8 K-531 Connection CAUTION Do not plug the AC power cord into an AC wall outlet until all the connec[...]

  • Page 9

    9 English Microcomputer malfunctions: z If the System is connected correctly and still does not oper[...]

  • Page 10

    10 K-531 While the STANDBY/TIMER LED on the main unit lights up, the System is using very weak curre[...]

  • Page 11

    11 English Display Part names and functions 1 Lights during USB connection. (P.30) 2 Lights while th[...]

  • Page 12

    12 K-531 12 K-531 12 K-531 One-Touch Operation: While in Standby mode, pressing [BLUETOOTH £¥8 ] ,[...]

  • Page 13

    13 English 13 English 13 English Part names and functions How to use the number buttons on the remot[...]

  • Page 14

    14 K-531 Important information Supported media Media Explanation USB USB flash memory Never connect [...]

  • Page 15

    15 English Important information Disc formats ISO 9660 Level 1, ISO 9660 Level 2, Joliet, Romeo Numb[...]

  • Page 16

    16 K-531 16 K-531 16 K-531 Precautions when writing data to media Discs recorded in Packet Write mod[...]

  • Page 17

    17 English 17 English 17 English Important information Handling discs Handling precautions z When ho[...]

  • Page 18

    18 K-531 Track numbers may not be displayed correctly for the following types of discs. Discs record[...]

  • Page 19

    19 English About Resume function (for MP3/WMA only) When you stop playback by pressing z [ 7 ] , the[...]

  • Page 20

    20 K-531 20 K-531 20 K-531 If you press z [REPEAT] during program play, “ ” and “PGM” indica[...]

  • Page 21

    21 English 21 English 21 English The specified program is deleted if.... You change the input source[...]

  • Page 22

    22 K-531 There is no sound while tuning (automatic/manual) is in progress. z Automatic tuning provid[...]

  • Page 23

    23 English Radio Data System stations are given priority during automatic presetting. If there is me[...]

  • Page 24

    24 K-531 There is no sound while searching is in progress. z Some stations may not be provided or ma[...]

  • Page 25

    Safety Precautions 25 English Refer also to the instruction manual that comes with your BLUETOOTH de[...]

  • Page 26

    26 K-531 26 K-531 26 K-531 BLUETOOTH Listening to a BLUETOOTH device Once the BLUETOOTH device is re[...]

  • Page 27

    27 English 27 English 27 English BLUETOOTH Other BLUETOOTH settings 1 Press [BLUETOOTH SETUP]. 2 Pre[...]

  • Page 28

    28 K-531 You cannot connect an iPod/iPhone to the System if it is in a cover, case, or with other ac[...]

  • Page 29

    29 English Other operations during playback To pause and resume playback Press [iPod £¥8 ] . To fa[...]

  • Page 30

    30 K-531 Refer also to the instruction manual that comes with the USB device. z You cannot use an iP[...]

  • Page 31

    31 English When you stop playback by pressing z [ 7 ] , the track being played is stored (“ 3 ” [...]

  • Page 32

    32 K-531 Refer also to the instruction manual that comes with the external component. z This System [...]

  • Page 33

    Safety Precautions 33 English Digital audio players, etc. Preparation: Connect a component (such as [...]

  • Page 34

    34 K-531 USB recording You can record the sound from an Audio CD, FM/AM radio broadcast, or an exter[...]

  • Page 35

    35 English USB recording Selecting the recording sound quality 1 Press [CD £¥8 ], [TUNER/BAND ], [[...]

  • Page 36

    36 K-531 Adjusting super-bass tones (D-BASS) The System has a digital signal processor (DSP), which [...]

  • Page 37

    37 English Matching the acoustic effect to the listening environment (CONEQ) The CONEQ (Convolution [...]

  • Page 38

    38 K-531 Setting the sleep timer (SLEEP) This function automatically turns the System off after a se[...]

  • Page 39

    39 English Timer settings Setting the program timer (TIMER SET) This function allows you to use the [...]

  • Page 40

    40 K-531 40 K-531 40 K-531 Timer settings 3 Press [ 5 ] or [ ∞ ] to make selection, then press [EN[...]

  • Page 41

    Safety Precautions 41 English Other settings Setting the display brightness (DIMMER) Adjust the disp[...]

  • Page 42

    42 K-531 42 K-531 42 K-531 Auto Power Save does not work while recording on the USB device. z When r[...]

  • Page 43

    Safety Precautions 43 English Troubleshooting Whenever the System is not operating as expected, chec[...]

  • Page 44

    44 K-531 44 K-531 44 K-531 Symptoms Solution Tuner A radio broadcast cannot be received. Connect the[...]

  • Page 45

    45 English 45 English 45 English Troubleshooting Symptoms Solution USB No sound can be heard when US[...]

  • Page 46

    46 K-531 Specifications Amplifier Effective output power during STEREO operation 40 W + 40 W, RMS (1[...]

  • Page 47

    47 English CD player Scanning method Semiconductor laser BLUETOOTH Version BLUETOOTH ver. 2.1 +EDR C[...]

  • Page 48

    F or your r ecords Record the serial number , found on the back of the unit, in the spaces designate[...]