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KAM-1 Power Amplifier Circuitry:
This exclusive Kenwood modular amplifier circuit doubles electrical efficiency,
producing more power while generating less heat. KAM-1 offers superior sound
quality and reliability.
Surround Modes: This receiver
incorporates a wide variety of surround modes to bring you maximum enjoyment
from your audio and video software. The surround modes include:
- Dolby Digital
- Dolby Digital EX
- Dolby Pro Logic IIx (Movie, Music
- Dolby Pro Logic II (Movie, Music
- Dolby Pro Logic
6.1 (Matrix and Discrete)
NEO:6 (Cinema and Music)
- Jazz Club
Speaker Distance: The delay
time for each speaker is individually adjustable, allowing for placement that
isn't prefect. Each channel (left, center, right, surround left, surround right,
surround back, and subwoofer) is adjustable from 1 to 30 feet in 1 foot
Analog Input Level: If one
input (analog only) is louder than another, it can be adjusted to -3dB or -6dB
to minimize the volume difference.
Surround Back Pre Out: The rear
panel left and right preamp outputs can feed an external amp to power two
surround back speakers (7.1 channels). When this option is chosen, there is no
output from the single speaker level surround back terminals (because you're
using 7.1 instead of 6.1).
Midnight Mode (Dolby Digital and
Only): Anytime you don't want to experience the loud and soft volume
extremes of recorded sound, use the Midnight Mode to reduce volume extremes.
This feature keeps loud, dramatic sound from being too loud while ensuring that
you can still hear whispered dialogue or other soft sounds, great for night
viewing while others are sleeping.
Panorama Mode (Pro Logic IIx and
Pro Logic II Music
modes only): When listening to music, you can enjoy the
"wraparound" sound effect when you adjust the Panorama Mode.
Dimension Mode (Pro Logic IIx and Pro Logic II Music
modes only): When listening to music with certain recordings, you will be
able to achieve a suitable balance from all the speakers by adjusting the
Center Width Mode (Pro Logic IIx
and Pro Logic II Music
modes only): The Center Width Mode allows you to adjust the position of
the center image.
Active EQ: You can enjoy a more
impressive sound effect when Active EQ is turned on during Dolby Digital and DTS
playback, and when in PCM and analog stereo modes. There are 3 Active EQ modes:
Music, Cinema and TV.
Display Dimmer: The
display brightness may be set to one of three available settings.