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Great deals available at swissvantek! Buy the Kenwood DNX521 and get discount on the SVT reversing camera!


The New 2014 Kenwood DNX521

New touch screen is more responsive
Rear USB and DAB complete with aerials – we also sell aerial upgrades if you live in a weak signal area.


– 3D mapping by Garmin
– Postcode search
– “Photo real junction view ”
– Traffic message channel
– Removal faceplate for security
– Rear view camera ready (sold separately)
– Steering wheel remote input where fitted(separate loom required)
– Lane assist
– Rear pictures of some junctions to make turns easier
– 7 inch screen

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Can Features

– See factory fit items live such as heated seats and reversing cameras
on some but not all vehicles


– Bluetooth by Parrott


– Watch Youtube via apps on iPhone when app is released (not yet)
– Graphic equalizer
– DAB Radio with lots of channels

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

Detachable FaceplatePartial
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
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
Colour Pallet256
Base Colour Class65000
Background CustomizeYes
Picture in pictureYes
Software updates (SoC)(USB)
Slide Touch OperationYes
AnimationYes, (2D)
Scroll DisplayYes

Monitor Features

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

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
Dual Zone Source & Volume ControlYes
Balance/Fader ControlYes
Loudness ControlYes
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume ReturnYes
System QEX (Preset & Manual Sound Control)Yes
System E’s+ (Built-in HPF & LPF)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

Tuner Features

Radio Data SystemYes
Radio Text PlusYes
Program Type Function (PTY)Yes
Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON)Yes
Traffic InformationYes
FM ReceptionYes
AM (MW/LW) ReceptionYes
Presets24 Presets (18FM / 3LW / 3MW)
Station SelectList
Automatic Memory Entry (AME)Yes
Up/Down Seek TuningYes
Tuning mode (Auto1 / Auto2 / Manual)Yes
FM Stereo / Mono SelectorYes

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
DCR (Dynamic Range Control)Yes
PTY (Programme Type) searchYes
TMC (Traffic Message Channel) supportYes
Antenna power supply on/off switchYes


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

USB Features

USB terminalYes, (rear)
USB TypeUSB1.1 / USB 2.0
Kenwood Music Editor Lite CompatibleYes
Kenwood music control App for AndroidYes
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 Video & Audio direct control (2 wire)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 *Yes
Battery charge + power controlYes
1A current capabilityYes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

SD-card Features

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

Bluetooth General Features

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

Navigation Features

Touch-screen controllableYes
Easy-to-use Graphical InterfaceYes



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