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Compatibility: This changer is
compatible with Kenwood changer controllers made in 1998 and later. There is no
O-N switch, so it cannot be connected to pre-1998 controllers.
Optimum Servo Control (DOSC): This circuitry
enables the CD changer to determine each disc's reflection rate and the
modulation rate of its pits, enabling the changer to set the ideal servo gain
for each disc. DOSC also adjusts servo gain and balance when it encounters
vibration, scratches, dust, or fingerprints, reducing mistracking and skipping.
Digital Timing (DPAC): A high-precision master
clock circuit that is isolated from signal-processing circuits to eliminate
interference. This ensures that digital information is processed at exactly the
same rate as it was recorded, eliminating jitter (time-based errors that make
music sound harsh).
Filter: This unit has
an 8-times oversampling digital filter, which is a circuit that removes most of
the unwanted digital data from a digital audio waveform while it's still in the
digital form. This allows the use of much gentler, better sounding analog
filters when the digital waveform is converted back to an analog music signal.
Quad 1-Bit Digital-to-Analog Converter: Four
digital-to-analog converters, two for each channel, improve playback sound
quality, including musical detail and resolution. Using two converters for each
channel reduces distortion by half.
Disc Transport: The
disc transport mechanism uses soft butyl rubber insulators for exceptional shock
resistance, along with ceramic-injected silicon oil that absorbs jarring
vibrations even at extreme temperatures, reducing skipping and mistracking.
Compatibility: This unit will play
prerecorded CDs, finalized CD-R discs, and finalized CD-RW discs.
CD Text: When playing
CD Text encoded CDs, this changer will transmit the data for display on
compatible Kenwood head units equipped with CD Text display capability.
Disc Naming: When
used with a compatible head unit, the changer allows Disc Naming for 100 discs
and up to 12 characters for each disc name.
Mounting Angles: You
can install this changer at a 0-5 degree, 40-50 degree, or 85-90 degree angle.
There are angle switching dials on both sides of the unit that must be set to
agree with the mounting angle of the unit. Note: The supplied mounting
brackets are for horizontal and vertical mounts only relative to the surface the
changer is mounted to. Mounting the changer at a 40-50 degree angle requires
mounting the changer to a flat surface, angled at 40-50 degrees, using the
brackets in the horizontal position.
Dimensions: The changer
dimensions at each mounting angle are as follows: