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Display/Button Illumination: The display illumination is green, and
all buttons are backlit with green illumination.
ec4/dB (Sound Coordinate)
Preset EQ Curves: 5 EQ curves are preset into memory, allowing you to recall the
best preset EQ curve for different types of music. The preset curves are named
"Flat", "Rock", "Top 40", "Jazz" and
"Easy". Each preset has it's own bass center frequency, bass level, bass quality
factor, bass extension, treble center frequency and treble level settings. The only
settings that you can verify and change for each ec4/dB preset are the bass and treble
Source Tone Memory:
You can store bass and treble settings for each source (CD/FM/AM).
receiver includes Kenwood's CR2 advanced clear reception tuner.
CRSC (clean reception system control): Eliminates multi-path distortion.
It can be turned off for better reception when a multi-path situation is not
Standard and European Tuning Spacing: You may select U.S. standard or
European tuning spacing. To switch to/from European tuning spacing:
- Turn the unit off.
- Hold down preset buttons 1 and 5.
- Press the SRC button (while holding
down preset buttons 1 and 5).
- After the SRC button is pressed,
the unit will turn on and you can release the SRC, preset 1 and preset 5 buttons.
Last Position Memory:
If the unit is shut off or switched to the tuner mode while a CD is playing, the next time
CD is selected as the source, playback will resume from the point where it left off.
Unit Off CD Eject: A CD can be ejected even when the unit is turned off
(assuming the unit's constant power wire is connected and receiving power).
This unit will play prerecorded CDs and CD-Rs, but it will not play CD-RW discs.