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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

DIN Size 2 DIN
Detachable Faceplate Partial
Disabled System Indicator (DSI) Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) Operation Yes
Smooth GUI Yes
Key Illumination Variable colour
Installer Memory Yes
Back-up Memory Yes
Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return Yes
Touch Sensor Tone Yes
Optional IR remote controller Yes, KCA-RCDV331
Digital Clock (24H) Yes
Bluetooth unit built-in Yes
Navigation unit built-in Yes
Made for iPod Yes
Firmware upgreadable Yes

Multimedia GUI Features

OSDC Type Full Graphics
Variable Colour illumination Yes
GUI colour coordinate Yes
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 Pallet 256
Base Colour Class 65000
Background Customize Yes
Picture in picture Yes
Software updates (SoC) (USB)
Slide Touch Operation Yes
Animation Yes, (2D)
Scroll Display Yes

Monitor Features

LCD type 7 inch Wide VGA
LCD backlight LED
Display Mode 4 Mode (Full/Just/Zoom/Normal)
High Resolution VGA Display Yes
Screen Adjustments Brigtness/Tint/Colour/Contrast/Black Level/Sharpness/Dimmer
Dimmer function Manual/Sync/Navi Sync
Visual Source Mode DVD/Video/(TV)/USB/iPod/App
Touch Panel Yes
NTSC/PAL judge Auto
V.OFF/TFT Off Mode Yes

Audio features

Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC) 4 x 50W
Pre-out 3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
Pre-out Output Level 2V
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj. Yes
Dual Zone Source & Volume Control Yes
Balance/Fader Control Yes
Loudness Control Yes
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return Yes
System QEX (Preset & Manual 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 Yes, x1 (mini-jack)
iPod AV input switchable to additional AV input Yes
Video-In for Rear-view Camera 1 dedicated NTSC video input (RCA)
(Rear) camera display view control Yes
RGB Input For Navigation System Yes
DVD Menu Direct Touch Operation Yes
TV ready Yes

Tuner Features

Radio Data System Yes
Radio Text Plus Yes
Program Type Function (PTY) Yes
Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON) Yes
Traffic Information 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

CE DAB tuner features

DAB tuner built-in Yes, DAB 1.0
DAB+ support Yes
Intelligent seek Yes
Ensemble seek Yes
Tuning mode / Seek mode Auto1/Auto2/Manual
Auto service memory (AME) Yes
Service list by alphabet order Yes
Audio interrupt standby by PTY Yes
Audio interrupt standby by announcement Yes
DAB-RDS integrated TI Yes
DAB-DAB/DAB-FM auto switch Yes
DLS (Dynamic Label) Yes
DCR (Dynamic Range Control) Yes
PTY (Programme Type) search Yes
TMC (Traffic Message Channel) support Yes
Antenna power supply on/off switch Yes


Disc Capacity 1 Disc(s)
DVD±R/RW Compatible Yes
DVD Region Code 2
CD-R/RW Compatible Yes
CD Text Yes
MP3, WMA,AAC & WAV playback Yes
Digital/Analog Converter 24 bit
MPEG1/2/4, WMV, JPEG, H.264 Yes
DivX Yes
CD-DA Repeat/Scan/Random play Yes
Direct Search Yes
Disc Menu Direct Touch Yes

USB Features

USB terminal Yes, (rear)
USB Type USB1.1 / USB 2.0
Kenwood Music Editor Lite Compatible Yes
Kenwood music control App for Android Yes
MP3, WMA, AAC & WAV playback Yes
MPEG1/2/4, WMV, JPEG, H.264 Yes
JPEG picture control Yes
JPEG slide show Yes
Repeat/Scan/Random search Yes
Direct search Yes
Category search Yes

iPod Features

Made for iPod & iPhone * Yes
USB Video & Audio direct control (2 wire) with optional KCA-iP202
Album art support Yes
Music library search Yes
Alphabet search Yes
App & iPod control mode Yes
Reverse browsing Yes
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 control Yes
1A current capability Yes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

SD-card Features

SD card type: Yes, SD , SDHC
Max capacity 32 Gb
MP3, WMA, AAC & WAV playback Yes
MPEG1/2/4, WMV, JPEG, H.264 playback Yes
Random play Yes
Direct search Yes
Picture control (JPEG) Yes
JPG slide show Yes
Alfabetical search Yes

Bluetooth General Features

Telechip Module built-in Yes
Hands free Profile (HPF) Yes
Easy pairing function Yes
Phone device status display Yes
Signal strength display Yes
Remaining battery display Yes
High-quality noise canceling microphone Yes
Bluetooth firmware upgradeable Yes
* depends on phone model/make

Navigation Features

Touch-screen controllable Yes
Easy-to-use Graphical Interface Yes


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