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Kenwood DDX8026BT specs

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Key Features

7.0 inch Wide VGA colour TFT
Removable faceplate
iPod, iPhone USB direct control (Requires KCA-iP301V)
5.1 DSP, 5.1ch preout
Bluetooth built-in (handsfree profile/audio profile/SMS)
Advanced Voice control
SD card slot for audio & video playback
Touch sensor keys
3D Graphical User Interface
Advanced Navigation Terminal

General Features

DIN Size 2 DIN
Detachable Faceplate yes
Protection Case For Faceplate Yes
Disabled System Indicator (DSI) Yes
Security Code Function ( user set) Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) Operation Yes
Smooth GUI Yes
Selectable GUI Background Wallpaper Yes
Key Illumination Variable color
Touch sensor Yes
Back-up Memory Yes
Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return Yes
Touch Sensor Tone Yes
IR Remote Control included RC-DV331
Digital Clock (24H) Yes
ISO connector Yes
Bluetooth unit built-in Yes
Optional navigation system unit Yes, (KNA-G620T)
Firmware upgreadable Yes

Monitor Features

Screen Type TFT 7,0" Wide
Display Mode 4 Mode (Full/Just/Zoom/Normal)
High Resolution VGA Display Yes
Picture quality revision by Mstar Yes, 3 steps
Screen Adjustments Brightness/Tint/Color/Contrast/Black Level/Dimmer
Dimmer function ON/OFF/Sync/Navi-Sync
Visual Source Mode DVD/Video/Navigation/(TV)/USB/iPod
Touch Panel Yes
Mechanism type Auto Slide & Reverse
Mechanism Slide Adjustment Yes, Reverse tilt + 5 steps angle dajust
Mechanism Angle Adjustment none (fixed faceplate)
Reverse Tilt Yes
NTSC/PAL judge Auto

Multimedia GUI Features

OSDC Type Full Graphics
Colour Pallet 29790
Variable Colour illumination Yes
GUI colour coordinate Yes
GUI animation Yes, 3D
Menu text in selectable language

American English
British English

Background Customize Yes
Skin Change Yes, 3D, Fire & Metal
Picture in picture Yes, Only in navigation screen

Tuner Features

RDS (PI, PS, AF, TI, Clock) Yes
Radio Text Plus Yes
Program Type Function (PTY) Yes
Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON) Yes
K3I - Clean Reception Tuner Yes
FM Reception Yes
AM (MW/LW) Reception Yes
Presets 24 Presets (18FM / 3LW / 3MW)
Station Select List
Automatic Memory Entry (AME) Yes
Up/Down Seek Tuning Yes
Tuning mode (Auto1 / Auto2 / Manual) Yes
FM Stereo / Mono Selector Yes


Mechanism DVS-8500
Disc Capacity 1 Disc(s)
DVD±R/RW Compatible Yes
DVD Region Code 2
VCD Compatible Yes
CD-R/RW Compatible Yes
CD Text Yes
MP3 Yes
ID3 Tag Yes
WMA Tag Yes
AAC Tag Yes
Digital/Analog Converter 24 bit
MPEG1/2 Video File (.mpg) Compatible Yes
DivX (Certified) Yes
CD-DA Repeat/Scan/Random play Yes
Direct Search Yes
Time Code Display Yes
Resume Play Yes
Zoom Control (DVD/VCD) Yes
Disc Menu Direct Touch Yes

USB Features

USB terminal Yes
USB Type USB1.1 / USB 2.0
MP3 playback with ID3 Tag Display Yes
WMA (Windows Media File) playback Yes
AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) playback Yes
WAV (Waveform Audio Format) playback Yes
MPEG1 Video decoder Yes
MPEG2 Video Decoder Yes
MPEG4 Video Decoder Yes
H.264 Video decoder Yes
JPEG slide show Yes
JPEG picture control Yes
Zoom control (movie/photo) Yes
Repeat/Scan/Random search Yes
Direct search Yes
Category search Yes
Resume play Yes
Time code display Yes

SD-card Features

SD card type: Yes, SD, SDHC, mini SD, miniSDHC, microSD, microSDHC compatible
MP3 audio files Yes
WMA audio files Yes
AAC audio files Yes
WAV audio files Yes
JPG image files Yes
MPEG1 video files Yes
MPEG2 video files Yes
MPEG4 Video files Yes
H.264 video files Yes
WMV video files Yes
Repeat play Yes
Scan play Yes
Random play Yes
Category search Yes
Direct search Yes
Time code display Yes
Resume play Yes
Zoom control Yes, Movie/photo
Picture control (JPEG) Yes
JPG slide show Yes

iPod Features

Made for iPod & iPhone Yes
USB Video & Audio direct control (3 wire) with optional cable KCA-iP301V
Music playback Yes
Video playback Yes
Album art support Yes
Music library search Yes
Alphabet search Yes, up to the first 3 characters
Control by hand Yes
Works with iPod Classic 80G & 120G
Works with iPod Video 5th/6th generation
Works with iPod Touch 1st/2nd Gen
Works with iPod Nano 1st/2nd/3rd/4th/5th Gen
Works with iPhone Yes, iPhone, iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS
Battery charge + power control Yes

Audio features

Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC) 4 x 50W
Pre-out 5.1 channel
Pre-out Output Level 5V
Auxiliary Input RCA (rear side)
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj. Yes
Dual Zone Source & Volume Control Yes
Dual Zone (FRONT / REAR Switchable) Yes
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return Yes
Beep On/Off Yes

Multimedia DSP Features

DSP Chip Freescale
Position Control Yes
Position Preset 3
Position Cabin Size Yes
Graphic equalizer Yes
G-EQ 13 bands
G-EQ manual setting Yes
G-EQ f0 Qty Yes, 4
G-EQ adjustable level Yes, +9dB/-9dB
DRC (Only On Dolby Digital) 3 (Wide/Normal/Midnight)
Time Alignment 0cm ~ 600cm
High Pass Filter Yes (Center)
HPF Cut Off Frequency 14
HPF Cut Slope Level 4
Low Pass Filter Yes (Non-Fading)
LPF Cut Off Frequency 14
LPF Cut Slope Level 4
Cross-over Yes
Source DSP Memory Yes
WOW 3D Yes
WOW TrueBass Yes
Dolby PrologicII Yes
Dolby Digital Decode Yes
dts decode Yes
Down Mix Control Yes
Speaker Size Control Yes
Channel Level Control Yes
Supreme Yes

Video Features

Audio/Video Output 1 RCA
Audio/Video Input Yes, Mini-jack in front panel, need optional CA-C3AV
iPod AV input switchable to additional AV input Yes
Video-In for Rear-view Camera 1 dedicated video input (RCA)
Mirror-mode on Rear-view Image Yes
Detection Mode Rear View Camera Reverse sensor wire
(Rear) camera display view control Yes
Picture in picture yes
DVD Menu Direct Touch Operation Yes
Dolby Digital Decoder Yes
Dolby Pro Logic II decoder Yes
dts Decoder Yes
dts Digital surround Yes
MPEG Decoder Yes
Linear PCM Decoder Yes
SRS Circle Surround Automotive Decoder Yes
TV ready Yes


OEM Wired Remote Control Yes
Parking sensor wire Yes
Reverse sensor wire Yes
Power Control (P.CON) wire Yes
External Relay Control Yes
Multi angle control (Relay SW) Yes, for optional camera CMOS-300
2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wire Yes
Dimmer control wire Yes
TV Tuner Control Yes
Advanced navigation RGB terminal Yes
External microphone input Yes

Bluetooth General Features

Hands free Profile (HPF) Yes
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) Yes
Serial Port Profile (SPP) Yes
Headset Profile (HSP) Yes
Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP) Yes
Phone numbers hold: up to 1000 per registered phone.
Voice recognition dialing Yes
Object Push Profile (OPP) Yes
Synchronization Profile (SYNC) Yes
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) Yes
Short Message Service (SMS) Yes
Phone device status display Yes
Audio device status display Yes
Signal strength display Yes
Remaining battery display Yes
Bluetooth phones to register 5
High-quality noise canceling microphone Yes, external microphone
Bluetooth firmware upgradeable Yes
depends on phone model/make

Tuner Specifications

FM Frequency Range 87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Frequency Step 50kHz
FM Usable Sensitivity 0.7μV/750ohm (S/N 26dB)
FM Quieting Sensitivity 1.6μV/75ohm (S/N 46dB)
FM Frequency Response 30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
FM Selectivity(DIN) over 80dB (±400kHz)
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz) 35dB
MW Frequency Range 531kHz ~ 1611kHz
MW Frequency step 9kHz
MW Usable Sensitivity 25μV (S/N 20dB)
LW Frequency Range 153kHz ~ 281kHz
LW Usable Sensitivity 45μV (S/N 20dB)

DVD Specifications

D/A Converter 24 bit
Video decoder Linear PCM/Dolby Digital/dts/MLP/MP3/WMA/AAC
Audio decoder MPEG1/MPEG2/MPEG4(Divx)
Wow & Flutter Below Measurable Limit
Freq. Resp. (96kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 44kHz
Freq. Resp. (48kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 22kHz
Freq. Resp. (44,1kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 20kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.01% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio 98dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range 98dB
Disc Format DVD-Video/Video-CD/CD-DA
FM Signal to Noise Ratio 65dB(MONO)
Sample Frequency 44.1kHz/48kHz/96kHz
Quantifying bit number 16/20/24bit

USB Specifications

USB Version compatibility 1.1 / 2.0
File System FAT 16/32
Maximum Supply current 500mA
D/A Converter 24 bit
MP3 Decode Compliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA Decode Compliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC Decode AAC-LC "m4a" Files
WAV Decode Linear - PCM Files
Acceptable video files MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264, WMV

SD-card specs

Compatible SD cards SD, SDHC, mini SD, miniSDHC, microSD, microSDHC
File system FAT 16/32
Maximum capacity 32 GB
Data transfer rate Maximum 12 Mbps
Video decoder MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264, WMV
Audio decoder PM3, WMA, AAC, WAV (Linear PCM)

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power 50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v) 30W x 4
Preout Level 2000mV / 10kOhm,
Preout Impedance ≤ 600Ohm
Speaker Impedance 4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
Bass Tone Control 100Hz ±10dB
Middle Tone Control 1kHz ±10dB
Treble Tone Control 10kHz ±10dB

DSP Specifications

Frequency band 13 bands
Frequency band - Front 62.5Hz ~ 16kHz
Frequency band - Center 62.5Hz ~ 16kHz
Frequency band - Rear 62.5Hz ~ 16kHz
Equalizer Gain –9db ~ +9db
High Pass Filter frequency Through/30 ~ 250 (Hz)
High Pass Filter Slope -6/-12/-18/-24 dB/Oct
Low Pass Filter frequency 30 ~ 250(Hz)/Through
Low Pass Filter Slope -6/-12/-18/-24 dB/Oct
Time aligment - Front 0 ~ 6.1m (0.02cm step)
Time aligment - Center 0 ~ 3.4m (0.02cm step)
Time aligment - Rear 0 ~ 6.1m (0.02cm step)
Time aligment - Sub 0 ~ 6.1m (0.02cm step)

Video Specifications

Color System of External Video Input NTSC/PAL
External Video Input Level (RCA) 1Vpp / 75Ohm
External Audio Max. Input Level (RCA) 2V / 25kOhm
Analog RGB Input 0.7Vpp / 75Ohm
Video Output Level (RCA) 1Vpp / 75Ohm
Audio Output Level (RCA) 1.2Vpp / 10kOhm

Monitor Specifications

Screen size (Diagonal) 6.95 Inches Wide
Screen Size (WxH) 156.6 x 81.6mm
Display system Transparent TN LCD Panel
Drive system TFT Active Matrix System
Number of Pixels 1152000pixels (800(H) x 480(V) x RGB)
Effective pixels 99.99%
Pixel arrangement RGB Striped
Back lighting LED (Light Emitting Diode)

Bluetooth specifications

Technology bluetooth 2.1 + EDR certified
Frequency 2.402 - 2.48 GHz
Output power +4dBm(max), 0dBm (AVE) power class 2
Maximum range Line of sight approx. 10 meter
Handsfree profile (HFP) Yes
Serial port profile (SPP) Yes
Headset profile (HSP) Yes
Advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP) Yes
Audio/Video remote control profile (AVRCP) Yes
Object push profile (OPP) Yes
Phonebook access profile (PBAP) Yes
Synchronization profile (SYNC) Yes


Remote control RC-DV331
Release keys 2 pieces
Escutcheon Yes
Installation Sleeve Yes
Protection Case for Faceplate Yes
DC cord (Molex to ISO) 20 cm
Relay control Cord 2 wires, 50 cm
Handsfree Microphone with 300 cm cable
Voice control switch with 300 cm cable

General Specifications

Operating voltage 14.4V (10 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption 15A
Dimensions (WxHxD) 182.7 x 100 x 180mm
Weight 2610gr
Operation Temperature Range -10°C ~ 60°C
Storage Temperature Range -20°C ~ 85°C
Instruction Manuals ENG/FRE/GER/DUT/ITA/SPA/POR

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Description: This high-end Kenwood multimedia unit comes with 5.1 surround sound output for the ultimate in-car sound experience. Touch screen control, for operation of built-in Parrot Bluetooth, DVD/CD playback. For iPod/iPhone users connecting your player to the USB input allows full touch screen searching and a function similar to iPod’s coverflow. Video files can be separately displayed on rear screens for family entertainment on the move.... read more

Created by MG15 on Jun 28, 2010


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