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DNX521DAB
  • DNX521DAB
  • DNX521DAB
  • DNX521DAB
  • DNX521DAB

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DNX521DAB

7.0" Wide VGA, 2DIN multimedia receiver, Bluetooth, navigation & DAB tuner built-in. Designed for VW, ŠKODA & SEAT cars

The ultimate road trip!



Kenwood’s best selling all-in-one multimedia unit has many of the features of its more expensive siblings with a slightly smaller 6.1” LCD touch control screen. Designed to be extremely easy to use despite extensive features including Bluetooth, Garmin full European navigation, DVD/CD playback, iPhone/iPod direct control. This year’s model also sees the benefit of a removable from panel for added security.


 

Additional Information:


  • Compatibility:
    Bluetooth:
    Through this link you are able to check if your mobile phone is compatible with our system.
    iPod / iPhone
    On this page you can verify if your iPod / iPhone is compatible with our Multimedia system and give you an advise of witch accessory to use.
     
  • Installation options:
    Double Din:
    If your car has a factory fitted double-DIN unit, take advantage of the following brackets and kit yourself out with a Kenwood.
    Steering Wheel Remote Control:
    We now offer you the opportunity to control your Kenwood head unit using the factory-installed remote controls mounted on the steering wheel of your car.
     
  • Up 2 Date:
    Kenwood is continuously improving its products. The following page lists all updates available for your device.
     
  • Specifications for audio, video en picture files:
    Here you can find all detailed technical information.
  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • Partial Removable Faceplate.
  • Hands Free Profile (HPF)
  • System E's+ (Built-in HPF & LPF)
  • System QEX (Preset & Manual Sound Control)
  • SD card type:
  • Bluetooth unit built-in
  • Radio Text Plus
  • Touch Panel
  • Navigation unit built-in
  • Program Type Function (PTY)
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready
  • Digital TV tuner control

Key Features

7" wide VGA screen with LED backlight
Partial detacheble faceplate
Navigation system built-in (powered by Garmin)
Photo real junction view
Bluetooth HF built-in (powerd Telechips)
Climate and Parking Sensor data displays function *Requires optional black box **with compatible cars only
GUI with selectable 20 languages menu & text display
Audio & video playback from USB/DVD/USB/SD/iPod
AV-in/AV-out/R-cam in
DAB tuner built-in

General Features

DIN Size2 DIN
Partial Removable Faceplate.Yes
Disabled System Indicator (DSI)Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) OperationYes
Smooth GUIYes
Key IlluminationVariable colour
Installer MemoryYes
Back-up MemoryYes
Attenuator with Smooth Volume ReturnYes
Touch Sensor ToneYes
Optional IR remote controllerYes, KCA-RCDV331
Digital Clock (24H)Yes
Bluetooth unit built-inYes
Navigation unit built-inYes
Made for iPodYes
Firmware upgreadableYes

Multimedia GUI Features

OSDC TypeFull Graphics
Variable Colour illuminationYes
GUI colour coordinateYes
Colour Pallet256
Base Colour Class65000
Software updates (SoC)(USB)
Background Customize
Picture in pictureYes
Scroll DisplayYes
AnimationYes, (2D)
Slide Touch OperationYes
Menu text in selectable language► English UK (Default)
► English US
► French
► Dutch
► German
► Italian
► Spanish
► Portuguese
► Greek
► Russian
► Polish
► Czech
► Turkish
► Arabic
► Hebrew
► Chinese
► Persian
► Thai
► Malaysian
► Indonesian

Monitor Features

High Resolution VGA DisplayYes
V.OFF/TFT Off ModeYes
LCD type7 inch Wide VGA
LCD backlightLED
Display Mode4 Mode (Full/Just/Zoom/Normal)
Screen AdjustmentsBrigtness/Tint/Colour/Contrast/Black Level/Sharpness/Dimmer
Dimmer functionManual/Sync/Navi Sync
Visual Source ModeDVD/Video/(TV)/USB/iPod/App
Touch Panel
NTSC/PAL judgeAuto

Audio features

Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC)4 x 50W
Pre-out3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
Pre-out Output Level2V
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.Yes
System E's+ (Built-in HPF & LPF)Yes
Dual Zone/2Zone Source & Volume ControlYes
Balance/Fader ControlYes
Loudness ControlYes
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume ReturnYes
System QEX (Preset & Manual Sound Control)Yes
Beep On/OffYes

Video Features

Audio/Video Output1 RCA
Audio/Video InputYes, x1 (mini-jack)
iPod AV input switchable to additional AV inputYes
Video-In for Rear-view Camera1 dedicated NTSC video input (RCA)
(Rear) camera display view controlYes
RGB Input For Navigation SystemYes
DVD Menu Direct Touch OperationYes
TV readyYes


CE DAB tuner features

DAB tuner built-inYes, DAB 1.0
DAB+ supportYes
Intelligent seekYes
Ensemble seekYes
Tuning mode / Seek modeAuto1/Auto2/Manual
Auto service memory (AME)Yes
Service list by alphabet orderYes
Audio interrupt standby by PTYYes
Audio interrupt standby by announcementYes
DAB-RDS integrated TIYes
DAB-DAB/DAB-FM auto switchYes
DLS (Dynamic Label)Yes
DRC (Dynamic Range Control)Yes
PTY (Programme Type) searchYes
TMC (Traffic Message Channel) supportYes
Antenna power supply on/off switchYes

DVD-Features

Disc Capacity1 Disc(s)
DVD Region Code2
DVD±R/RW CompatibleYes
CD-R/RW CompatibleYes
CD-DA Repeat/Scan/Random playYes
CD Text
MP3, WMA,AAC & WAV playbackYes
DivXYes
MPEG1/2/4, WMV, JPEG, H.264Yes
Digital/Analog Converter24 bit
Direct SearchYes
Disc Menu Direct TouchYes

USB Features

USB terminalYes, (rear)
USB TypeUSB1.1 / USB 2.0
Kenwood Music Editor Lite CompatibleYes
MP3, WMA, AAC & WAV playbackYes
MPEG1/2/4, WMV, JPEG, H.264Yes
JPEG picture controlYes
JPEG slide showYes
Repeat/Scan/Random searchYes
Direct searchYes
Category searchYes

iPod Features

Made for iPod & iPhone *Yes
USB Direct Control (Audio & Video, 2 wire, 30-pin connector)with optional KCA-iP202
Album art supportYes
Music library searchYes
Alphabet searchYes
App & iPod control modeYes
Reverse browsingYes
Works with iPod Classic *80G, 120G & 160G
Works with iPod Video *5th/6th generation
Works with iPod Touch *1st/2nd/3rd and 4th generation
Works with iPod Nano *1st/2nd/3rd/4th/5th Gen
Works with iPhone *
Battery charge + power controlYes
1A current capabilityYes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

SD-card Features

SD card type:SD , SDHC
Max capacity32 Gb
MP3, WMA, AAC & WAV playbackYes
MPEG1/2/4, WMV, JPEG, H.264 playbackYes
Picture control (JPEG)Yes
JPG slide showYes
Random play
Alfabetical searchYes
Direct searchYes

Bluetooth General Features

Telechip Module built-inYes
Hands Free Profile (HPF)
Easy pairing functionYes
Phone device status displayYes
Signal strength displayYes
Remaining battery displayYes
High-quality noise canceling microphone
Bluetooth firmware upgradeableYes
* depends on phone model/make

Navigation Features

Touch-screen controllableYes
Built-in Map DataCity Navigator NT version 14E
Map CoverageCity Navigator Europe NT - V14E included
Map Updateby USB (download)
2-Dimensional Map DisplayYes
Primary/Secundary GUIYes
Auto Zoom FunctionYes
Destination Search(Multi)
Automatic Re-RouteYes
Traffic Message Channel Built-inYes
Easy-to-use Graphical InterfaceYes
ecoRoute™Yes
Lane assist with photo real junction viewYes
Globe view (world mapping)Yes
Multi-route choiceYes
Trip log output to PC via USBYes
Traffic Trend / My TrendYes
Additional main map fieldYes
Speedcamera allertto be uploaded by USB
Trip ComputerYes
Vehicle Position Sensingby GPS
Turn-by-Turn InstructionsYes
Day/Night Colour modeYes
Detour Re-RoutingYes
Route Preference FunctionYes
GPS Info pageYes
Phone call by POI search (Bluetooth Function)Yes

External Media Control Features

OEM display outputYes

Connectivity

OEM Wired Remote Control readyYes
Display input/output controlYes
Parking sensor wireYes
Power Control (P.CON) wireYes
External Relay ControlYes
2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wireYes
Dimmer control wireYes
Reverse sensor wireYes
(rear) Camera control terminalYes
Multi angle control (Relay SW)Yes
Digital TV tuner controlYes
GPS Aerial Input
External microphone input

Monitor Specifications

Screen size (Diagonal)6.95 Inches Wide
Screen Size (WxH)156.6 x 81.6mm
Display systemTransparent TN LCD Panel
Drive systemTFT Active Matrix System
Number of Pixels1152000pixels (800(H) x 480(V) x RGB)
Effective pixels99.99%
Pixel arrangementRGB Striped
Back lightingLED (Light Emitting Diode)

Video Specifications

Color System of External Video InputNTSC/PAL
External video input level (mini-jack)1 Vpp / 75 Ohm
External Audio Max. Input Level (RCA)2 V / 25 kOhm
External audio max. input level (mini-jack)2 Vpp / 25 kOhm
Video input level (RCA)1 Vpp, 75 Ohms
Video Output Level (RCA)1 Vpp / 75 Ohm
Audio Output Level (RCA)1.2 Vpp / 10 kOhm

Tuner Specifications

FM Frequency range (50kHz step)87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Usable Sensitivity0.9μV/75ohm (S/N 26dBf)
FM Quieting Sensitivity2μV/75ohm (S/N 46dBf)
FM Frequency Response30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono)65dB
FM Selectivity(DIN)over 80dB (±400kHz)
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz)35dB
MW Frequency Range531kHz ~ 1611kHz (9kHz step)
MW Frequency step9kHz
LW Frequency Range153kHz ~ 279kHz (9kHz step)

DAB Tuner specifications

L Band - Frequency range1452.96MHz - 1490.624MHz
Band III - Frequency range174.928 MHz - 239.2MHz
Sensitivity- 100dBm
Signal to noise ratio90dB

DVD Specifications

D/A Converter24 bit
Video decoderMPEG1/MPEG2/DivX
Audio decoderLinear PCM/Dolby Digital/dts/MP3/WMA/AAC
Wow & FlutterBelow Measurable Limit
Freq. Resp. (96kHz Sampling)20Hz ~ 20kHz
Freq. Resp. (48kHz Sampling)20Hz ~ 20kHz
Freq. Resp. (44,1kHz Sampling)20Hz ~ 20kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion0.0001% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio98dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range98dB
Disc FormatDVD-Video/Video-CD/CD-DA
Sample Frequency96k / 48k / 44,1kHz
Quantifying bit number16/20/24bit

USB Specifications

USB Version compatibility1.1 / 2.0
File SystemFAT 16/32
Maximum Supply current1000mA
D/A Converter24 bit
MP3 DecodeCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecodeCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC DecodeAAC-LC "m4a" Files
WAV DecodeLinear - PCM Files
Acceptable video filesMPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264, WMV

SD-card specs

Compatible SD cardsSD /SDHC
File systemFAT 12/16/32
Maximum capacity32 GB
Data transfer rateMaximum 12 Mbps
Video decoderMPEG1/MPEG2/MPEG4/WMV/H.264
Audio decoderMP3/WMA/AAC/WAV

Bluetooth specifications

Technologybluetooth 2.0 + EDR
Frequency2.402 - 2.48 GHz
Output power+4dBm(max), 0dBm (AVE) power class 2
Maximum rangeLine of sight approx. 10 meter
Handsfree profile (HFP)Yes

Navigation specifications

Receiver typeHigh sensitivity GPS receiver
Receiver frequency1575.42 MHz (C/A code)
Acquisition time cold< 35 sec
Update rate1/sec continuous
Position accuracy< 6 meters/typical
Velocity accuracy0.1 meter/sec RMS
Positioning methodGPS
AntennaExternal GPS antenna

Accessories

Release keys2 pieces
EscutcheonYes
Installation SleeveYes
DC cord25 cm
GPS antennawith 500 m cable
Handsfree Microphonewith 300 m cable

General Specifications

Operating voltage14.4V (10.5 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption15A
Dimensions (WxHxD)182 x 112 x 163mm
Weight2600 gr.
Instruction ManualsENG/FRE/GER/DUT/ITA/SPA/POR/RUS/UKR (CD-ROM)