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Kenwood DNX9260BT specs

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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
Navigation unit built-in Yes
Advanced Speech Recognition Yes
Firmware upgreadable Yes

Navigation Features

Touch-screen controllable Yes
IR Remote controllable Yes
Easy-to-use Graphical Interface Yes
Built-in Map Data V12
Map Upgrade via SD Card
3-Dimensional Map Display Yes
2-Dimensional Map Display Yes
Auto Zoom Function Yes
Turn-by-Turn Instructions Yes
Automatic Re-Route Yes
Day/Night Colour mode Yes, Manual/automatic
Detour Re-Routing Yes
Route Preference Function Yes
GPS Info page Yes
Primary/Secundary GUI Yes
Destination Search
Points of interest
Recently found
Routes (with optimalisation function)
Phone number
Browse on map
Voice Guidance
British English
Text-to-Speech (TTS) Voice Guidance
American English – Jack
American English – Jill
British English – Daniel
British English - Emily
Danish - Nanna
Deutch - Steffi
Deutch - Yannick
Espagnol - Isabel
Français – Virginie
Italiano – Silvia
Nederlands – Claire
Norsk - Nora
Portuguese – Madelena
Text languages
American English
British Englis
Finnish (Suomi)
Map Coverage (West Europe)
Great Britain and Republic of Ireland
Great Britain: Full coverage
Isle of Man: Full coverage
Northern Ireland: Full coverage
Ireland: Full coverage
Channel Islands: Full coverage
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden
Denmark: Full coverage
Finland: Full coverage
Iceland: Full coverage
Norway: Full coverage
Sweden: Full coverage
France and Benelux
France: Full coverage
Andorra: Full coverage
Belgium: Full coverage
Netherlands: Full coverage
Luxembourg: Full coverage
Italy, Austria, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein
Italy: Full coverage
Austria: Full coverage
Switzerland: Full coverage
Liechtenstein: Full coverage
Spain and Portugal
Spain: Full coverage
Portugal: Full coverage
Gibraltar: Full coverage
Azores Islands: Full coverage
Germany: Full coverage
Czech Republic
Czech Republic: Full coverage
Greece: Full coverage
Map Coverage (East Europe)
Latvia: Full coverage
Lithuania: Full coverage
Poland: Full coverage
Slovakia: Full coverage
Hungary: Full coverage
Slovenia: Full coverage
Croatia: Detailed coverage of Baška, Cres, Dubrinj, Dubrovnik, Dugi Rat, Kali, Kastav, Kaštela, Kostrena, Kraljevica, Krapinske Toplice, Krk, Kukljica, Mali Lošinj, Malinkska-Budasnica, Omišalj, Opatija, Osijek, Pašman, Pazin, Podstrana, Poreč, Preko, Pula, Punat, Rijeka, Rovinj, Sali, Samobor, Šibenik, Solin, Split, Stupnik, Sveta Nedelja, Tkon, Trogir, Umag, Varaždin, Velika Gorica, Viškovo, Vodice, Vrbnik, Zadar, Zagreb
Bulgaria: Detailed coverage of capital city of Sofija
Romania: Detailed coverage of Bucuresti (Bucharest), Timisoara and Voluntari
Turkey: Detailed coverage of Akyurt, Altındağ, Çankaya, Elmadağ, Etimesgut, Gölbaşı, Keçiören, Mamak, Sincan, Yenimahalle, Adalar, Avcılar, Bağcılar, Bahçelievler, Bakırköy, Bayrampaşa, Beşiktaş, Beykoz, Beyoğlu, Büyükçekmece, Eminönü, Esenler, Eyüp, Fatih, Gaziosmanpaşa, Güngören, Kadıköy, Kağıthane, Kartal, Küçükçekmece, Maltepe, Pendik, Sarıyer, Şişli, Sultanbeyli, Tuzla, Ümraniye, Üsküdar, Zeytinburnu, Balçova, Bornova, Buca, Çiğli, Gaziemir, Güzelbahçe, Karşıyaka, Konak, Narlıdere.
Moldova: Major roads only
Serbia & Montenegro: Major roads only
Albania: Major roads only
Macedonia: Major roads only
Ukraine: Major roads only
Phone call by POI search Yes
ECORoute Yes
Junction view Yes
Lane guidance Yes
3D Building map Yes
Globe view (world mapping) Yes
Traffic Message Channel Built-in Yes, With TMC-Pro support in Germany
TMCpro decoder Yes, needs upgrade
EGNOS System Compatible Yes
Vehicle Position Sensing by GPS
Trip Computer 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

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
2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wire Yes
Dimmer control wire Yes
TV Tuner Control Yes
GPS Antenna Input 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

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
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

Navigation specifications

Receiver type High sensitivity GPS receiver
Receiver frequency 1575.42 MHz (C/A code)
Acquisition time cold < 38 sec
Acquisition time, factory reset < 45 sec
Update rate 1/sec continuous
Position accuracy < 10 meters/typical
Velocity accuracy 0.05 meter/sec RMS
Positioning method GPS
Antenna External GPS antenna


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
GPS antenna with 500 cm cable
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 2690gr
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, Garmin full European navigation (3D Building Graphics, Lane Assist and Junction View), 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... read more

Created by MG15 on Jun 28, 2010


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