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Kenwood KVT-729DVD specs

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General Features

DIN Size 1 DIN
Detachable Faceplate Partial
Protection Case For Faceplate Yes
Disabled System Indicator (DSI) Yes
Security Code Function (Factory fit) Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) Operation Yes
Smooth GUI Yes
Selectable GUI Background Wallpaper Yes
Key Illumination Selectable: Red/Green
Installer Memory Yes
Back-up Memory Yes
Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return Yes
Touch Sensor Tone Yes
Optional IR remote controller Yes
IR Remote Control included RC-DV340
Digital Clock (24H) Yes
ISO connector Yes
All-in-One Hide-away Black Box Yes
Optional Bluetooth unit Yes, KCA-BT100
Optional navigation system unit Yes, KNA-G520

Monitor Features

In-Dash/On-Dash In-Dash
Screen Type TFT 7,0" Wide
Display Mode 4 Mode (Full/Just/Zoom/Normal)
Screen Adjustments Brigtness/Tint/Color/Contrast/Black Level
Dimmer function Manual
Visual Source Mode DVD/Video/Navigation/(TV)/USB/iPod
Touch Panel Yes
Mechanism type Full Automatic
Mechanism Angle Adjustment 8 steps
Slide Adjustment Back and Forward, 4 positions
NTSC/PAL judge Auto

Multimedia GUI Features

OSDC Type Full Graphics
Colour Pallet 256
Base Colour Class 65000
Menu character font English
Menu text English, Greek, Cyrillic
Background Customize Yes
Skin Change Yes, 3 types

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
Shock Proof Yes
2nd Disc Prevention Mechanism Yes
MPEG1/2 Video File (.mpg) Compatible Yes
JPEG File (.jpg) Compatible Yes
DivX (Certified) Yes
CD-DA Repeat/Scan/Random play Yes
CD-DA Disc Name Preset (10 disc's) Yes
Direct Search Yes
Time Code Display Yes
Resume Play Yes
Zoom Control (DVD/VCD) Yes
Disc Menu Direct Touch Yes
Picture Control (JPEG) Yes

USB Features

USB terminal Yes, rear side
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

iPod Features

Made for iPod Yes
iPod control by 5L bus Yes, with optional KCA-iP500
USB Video & Audio direct control (3 wire) with optional KCA-iP300V
Music playback Yes
Video playback Yes
Album art support Yes
Music library search Yes
Works with iPod Classic *
Works with iPod Video * 5th/6th generation
Works with iPod Touch * 1st/2nd Gen
Works with iPod Nano * 1st/2nd/3rd/4th Gen
Battery charge + power control Yes

External Media Control Features

Dual Changer Control (CH1, CH2 & AUX) Yes
CD Text Ready with Compatible KENWOOD Units Yes
Disc & Track Repeat Yes
Disc & Track Scan Yes
Disc & Track Random Play Yes
Direct Access Yes
Disc Name Preset Play (DNPS) Yes

Audio features

Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC) 4 x 50W
Pre-out 3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
Pre-out Output Level 2V
Auxiliary Input
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj. Yes
Dual Zone Source & Volume Control Yes
Dual Zone (FRONT / REAR Switchable) Yes
Source Tone Control & Memory Bass / Mid / Treble
Balance/Fader Control Yes
Loudness Control Yes
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return Yes
System Qsp (Preset Sound Control) Yes
System E's+ (Built-in HPF & LPF) Yes
Beep On/Off Yes

Video Features

Audio/Video Output 1 RCA
Audio/Video Input 1 RCA
Video-In for Rear-view Camera 1
Mirror-mode on Rear-view Image Yes
Detection Mode Rear View Camera Reverse sensor wire
RGB Input For Navigation System Yes
DVD Menu Direct Touch Operation Yes
MPEG Decoder Yes
TV ready Yes

TV- tuner Features

PAL System Yes
SECAM System Yes
Band TV1/TV2
Preset 12 (6ch x 2 Band)
Tuning Mode Auto1/Auto2/Manual
Auto Memory Entry Yes
Audio Type Normal
Station Name Preset Yes


Changer Control (5L-Bus) Yes
AUX input (5L-Bus) Yes
iPod I/F Control (5L-Bus) Yes
Bluetooth Control (5L-Bus) Yes
PS Amplifier Control System (5L-Bus) Ps Amplifiers ('02 - '06)
iPod Direct Control (2 wire) Yes
iPod Video Direct Control (3 Wire) Yes
OEM Wired Remote Control Yes
Parking sensor wire Yes
Reverse sensor wire Yes
Power Control (P.CON) wire Yes
External Amplifier Controle Wire Yes
2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wire Yes
Dimmer control wire Yes
TV Tuner Control Yes
Navigation RGB terminal Yes

Tuner Specifications

FM Frequency Range 87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Frequency Step 50kHz
FM Usable Sensitivity 0.7μV/75ohm (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
Wow & Flutter Below Measurable Limit
Freq. Resp. (192kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 88kHz
Freq. Resp. (172,4kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 80kHz
Freq. Resp. (96kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 44kHz
Freq. Resp. (88,2kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 40kHz
Freq. Resp. (48kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 22kHz
Freq. Resp. (44,1kHz Sampling) 20Hz ~ 20kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.008% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio 100dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range 100dB
Disc Format DVD-Video/DVD-Audio/Video-CD/CD-DA
FM Signal to Noise Ratio 65dB(MONO)
Sample Frequency 44,1/48/88,2/96/176,4/192kHz
Quantifying bit number 16/20/24bit

USB Specifications

USB Version compatibility 1.1 / 2.0
File System FAT 16/32
Maximum Supply current 500mA
MP3 Decode Compliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA Decode Compliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC Decode AAC-LC "m4a" Files

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power 50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v) 30W x 4
Preout Level 2000mV / 10kOhm,
Preout Impedance ≤ 80Ohm
Speaker Impedance 4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
AUX Input Impedance 10kOhm
Bass Tone Control 100Hz ±10dB
Middle Tone Control 1kHz ±10dB
Treble Tone Control 10kHz ±10dB

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) 6.97 Inches Wide
Screen Size (WxH) 154.1 x 87.1mm
Display system Transparent TN LCD Panel
Drive system TFT Active Matrix System
Number of Pixels 336960pixels (480(H) x 234(V) x RGB)
Effective pixels 99.99%
Pixel arrangement RGB Striped
Back lighting Cold Cathode Fluorescent Tube

General Specifications

Operating voltage 14.4V (11 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption 15A
Dimensions Main Unit (WxHxD) 182 x 53 x 161mm
Weight Main Unit 2200gr
Dimensions Hideaway Unit (WxHxD) 228 x 40 x 176mm
Weight Hide-away Unit 1100gr
Operation Temperature Range -10°C ~ 60°C
Storage Temperature Range -20°C ~ 85°C
Instruction Manuals ENG/FRE/GER/DUT/ITA/SPA/POR


Remote control RC-DV340
Antenna Adapter
Release keys 2 pieces
Escutcheon Yes
Installation Sleeve Yes
Protection Case for Faceplate Yes
Antenna Extention Cable Yes
DC cord (Molex to ISO) 500 cm
DC cord 30 cm
Connection cable 500 cm
Screws (Parker-type) Ø 4 x 16mm, 4 pieces
Screws (M-type) M4 x 8mm, 4 pieces
Installation brackets 2 pieces

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Description: Powered by a 50W x 4 MOSFET amplifier, KVT-729DVD features a touch screen and a full range of video/audio technology. If you wish to playback your iPod’s music library, simply hook it up via KCA-iP300V. In addition, the optional Bluetooth adaptor KCA-BT100 allows hands-free cellular phone communications through your in-car AV system.

Created by MG15 on Jun 28, 2010


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