Apple CarPlay Apple Car Play
Apple CarPlay
Android Auto Android Auto
Android Auto

Be Safe! Wirelessly Control your iPhone with Apple CarPlay

CarPlay is the smarter, safer in-vehicle interface to operate your iPhone, and now reaches another level by being featured in a Kenwood multimedia receivers. Use Siri voice control to get directions, make phone calls, listen to voice mail, send/receive messages and select music in a way that keeps you focused on the road ahead.

Connecting an iPhone automatically launches CarPlay

Wirelessly Connect and Go

Connecting an iPhone automatically launches CarPlay

Wireless or USB connection gives you immediate navigation, music, podcasts and voice control.
A simplified touch screen interface combined with Siri voice control provides a safer driving experience.

Your Music and Entertainment

Tell Siri what you'd like to listen to. Access stored music, Podcasts, iTunes radio, and additional audio apps downloaded to your iPhone.

KENWOOD multimedia receivers include advanced audio features including digital time alignment, digital EQ and digital filters, to fine tune the sound system. In addition, with high voltage preouts a system can be expanded to include amplifiers and high quality speakers for an amazing in-car experience.

Ask Siri for Directions

Just tell Siri where you want to go by speaking an address or place. You can also ask questions like "What restaurants are nearby?" or "Where is the nearest gas station?" When you ask such questions Siri will present you a list of options or the best route.

Siri can Manage Your Calls and Messages

Siri minimizes distraction by making your calls, checking your voicemail, sending and reading your messages while keeping you focused on the road.

Go for a drive with KENWOOD and CarPlay.

Live Connected. Drive Connected.

PLAY MOVIE

DNX996XR

Be Safe! Wirelessly Control your Android Device
with Android Auto

Android Auto was designed with safety in mind, helping you to minimize distractions and stay focused on the road. Kenwood's multimedia receivers combine Android Auto's intuitive voice controlled interface, a large 7" touch screen and superior sound quality making it the perfect complement for your in-car life.

Easy to Use

Wirelessly connecting an Android
automatically launches Android Auto

A wireless or USB connection gives you immediate access to apps, navigation, music and voice control. A simplified touch screen interface combined with voice control provides a safer driving experience.

PLAY MOVIE

Not Android Auto compatible?
No problem with Kenwood's mirroring feature.

Enjoy Your Favorite Music Anytime

You can access your stored music collection or if you choose there are over 30 million songs in Google Play Music streaming service.

KENWOOD multimedia receivers include advanced audio features including digital time alignment, digital EQ and digital filters, to fine tune the sound system. In addition, with high voltage preouts a system can be expanded to include amplifiers and high quality speakers for an amazing in-car experience.

Always Find Your Way with Google Maps

Voice control allows you to speak an address, or place you want to go. You can also ask questions such as "What restaurants are nearby?," or, "What is the nearest gas station?" and Google Maps will present you a list of options or the best route.

PLAY MOVIE

Safely Manage Your Phone

Voice control minimizes distraction by making your calls and checking your voicemail, while keeping you focused on the road.

PLAY MOVIE

Go for a drive with KENWOOD and Android Auto.

Live Connected. Drive Connected.

PLAY MOVIE

DNX996XR

Navigation DVD Receiver with Bluetooth & HD Radio

  • 6.8" High Definition Monitor with Capacitive Touch Panel
  • Android Auto™ & Android Auto™ Wireless Ready
  • Wired and Wireless Apple CarPlay® Ready
  • High-Resolution Audio Ready
  • Customizable Multi Widget Screen
  • Garmin 3D Terrain View
  • 3 Camera Inputs
  • Built-in Bluetooth, HD Radio & WiFi
  • 3 Preouts 5V
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  • Capacitive Touch Panel

    Clear glass display with swipe functionality provides superior picture and touch panel control.

  • Photo Real Junction View

    Garmin Photo Real Junction View shows what complex interchanges look like before you arrive.

  • Lane Assist

    Lane Assist guides you to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, making unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate.

  • 3D Terrain View

    Garmin navigation feature that displays 3D map contours, providing realistic terrain perspectives.

  • Customizable Multi Widget

    Customize your Home Screen by selecting four shortcut/ information widgets. Widget options can include album art, clock, compass, photo frame, visualizer, weather, turn-by-turn, Garmin navigation, and more.

  • Wireless Mirroring for Android

    Solution for seamlessly displaying and controlling your smartphone apps on a screen without cables on select Android devices.

  • Dual Phone Connection

    While you are connected through Bluetooth, with a touch of a button you can switch between two phones.

  • Remote App

    A smartphone application can control most basic functions of the receiver over the Bluetooth connection of the paired phone (iPhone or Android).

  • High Quality Sound Parts

    High quality sound parts (custom-made or carefully selected capacitor, gold plated preout, etc) are adopted to provide superior sound quality.

  • Graphic EQ / Digital Time Alignment

    13-Band equalizer and DTA gives optimal tuning enhancements for listeners.

  • FLAC Supported

    Compatible with various audio file formats from high-res FLAC and WAV, to MP3, WMA and AAC.

  • Dash Cam Ready

    Dash Camera (DRV-N520) can be controlled and viewed from the touchscreen.

  • 3 Camera Inputs

    Optional camera connection method for up to 3 cameras in various configurations.

  • Parking Guide Lines

    Parking guide lines (requires installation of compatible backup camera) that enhance the effectiveness of a backup camera.

Rich and Immersive High-Resolution Audio

High-Resolution Audio is high-quality sound that exceeds CD standard. High-resolution audio captures and beautifully expresses all the details of your favorite music. Through ultra-high and low frequencies, immerse yourself in a rich and high-quality sonic experience.


Optimal Sound Performance with 13 Band Graphic EQ and Time Alignment

Use the graphic equalizer to tailor the sound quality to your unique tastes. Additional sound staging is available with the Time Alignment feature, designed to provide optimal sound performance.


High Quality Audio Parts Supporting High-Resolution Audio Reproduction

To ensure the best possible sound quality, the receivers use custom-made and carefully selected parts, such as audio quality power supply capacitors, high quality coupling capacitors and cross-shaped panel structures. These parts are further optimized through meticulous tuning of the component values and circuit paths.


FLAC Support

Compatible with a broad range of audio file formats from high-resolution audio sources such as FLAC and WAV, to MP3, WMA and AAC.

File format High-Resolution Audio Compression Frequency
WAV - ~192kHz / ~24bit
Flac Lossless compression
MP3 - Lossy compression ~48kHz / ~16bit
Monitor Section
Picture size 6.75 inches(diagonal) wide
W x H 152.1 mm x 79.5 mm, 5-63/64 x 3-1/8 inch
Display system AAS LCD panel
Drive system TFT active matrix system
Number of pixels 2,764,800
1280H x 720V x RGB
Effective pixels 99.99%
Pixel arrangement RGB striped arrangement
Back lighting LED
DVD Section
D/A Converter 24 / 32Bit
Audio Decoder Linear PCM
Dolby Audio
MP3 / WMA / AAC / WAV / FLAC / Vorbis
Video Decoder MPEG1/2,MPEG4 / WMV / H.264 / MKV
Wow & Flutter Below Measurable Limit
Frequency response 96k Sampling 20 - 44,000 Hz
48k Sampling 20 - 22,000 Hz
44.1k Sampling 20 - 20,000 Hz
Total harmonic distortion 1kHz 0.010%
Signal to Noise ratio 90.5dB (DVD-Video 96k)
Dynamic range 89dB (DVD-Video 96k)
DISC Format DVD-Video / VIDEO-CD / CD-DA
Quantifying bit number 16 / 20 / 24bit
USB I/F Section
USB Standard USB2.0 High Speed
File System FAT 16/32, exFAT, NTFS
Maximum Power Supply Current DC5V=1.5A
D/A Converter 24/32Bit
Audio Decoder MP3 / WMA / AAC / WAV / FLAC / Vorbis
Video Decoder MPEG1/2,MPEG4 / WMV / H.264 / MKV
SD Section
SD Standard SD / SDHC / SDXC
Compatible File System FAT 16/32, exFAT, NTFS
Capacity Maximum 2T Byte
Data Transfer Rate Maximum 25MB/sec
Audio Decoder MP3 / WMA / AAC / WAV / FLAC / Vorbis
Video Decoder MPEG1/2,MPEG4 / WMV / H.264 / MKV
Wireless Mirroring Section
Mode Sink
Copyright protection HDCP2.2
Touch Control UIBC
Wi-Fi
IEEE Standard 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Frequency Range Dual Band ( 2.4GHz / 5GHz )
Channels Auto(1-11ch)
Auto(149,153,157,161ch)
Transfer rates (MAX) 11a: 54 Mbps / 11b: 11 Mbps /
11g: 54 Mbps / 11n: 300 Mbps /
11ac: 867 Mbps
Output Power 2.4GHz/SISO 11b:14dBm±2dB / 11g:13dBm±2dB /
11n(20MHz):12dBm±2dB
Output Power 5GHz/SISO 11a:9dBm±2dB /
11n(20MHz):9dBm±2dB / 11n(40MHz):8dBm±2dB /
11ac(20MHz):9dBm±2dB / 11ac(40MHz):8dBm±2dB / 11ac(80MHz):8dBm±2dB
Output Power 5GHz/MIMO 11n(20MHz):11dBm±2dB / 11n(40MHz):11dBm±2dB /
11ac(20MHz):11dBm±2dB / 11ac(40MHz):11dBm±2dB / 11ac(80MHz):11dBm±2dB
Bluetooth Section
Technology Bluetooth Ver5.0
Frequency 2.402 – 2.480 GHz
RF Output Power (E.I.R.P.) +4dBm (MAX), Power Class 2
Maximum Communication range Line of sight approx.10m(32.8ft)
Audio Codec SBC / AAC
Multi Profile Support Multi Profile
Profile HFP (V1.7) (Hands Free Profile)
SPP (Serial Port Profile)
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
AVRCP (V1.6) (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
PBAP (Phonebook Access Profile)
DSP Section
Graphics equalizer
BAND 13Band
frequency (Hz) (BAND1-13) 62.5/100/160/250/400/630/1k/1.6k/2.5k/4k/6.3k/10k/16k
Gain -9/-8/-7/-6/-5/-4/-3/-2/-1/0/1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9[dB]
2Way X'Over
HIGH PASS FILTER frequency Through/30/40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/180/220/250[Hz]
SLOPE -6/-12/-18/-24[dB/Oct.]
LOW PASS FILTER frequency 30/40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/180/220/250/Through[Hz]
SLOPE -6/-12/-18/-24[dB/Oct.]
3Way X'Over
HIGH PASS FILTER frequency 250/300/1k/1.6k/2.5k/4k/5k/6.3k/8k/10k/12.5k
SLOPE -12/-18/-24[dB/Oct.]
Band PASS FILTER frequency Through/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/180/220/250/300[Hz]
250/300/1k/1.6k/2.5k/4k/5k/6.3k/8k/Through
SLOPE -12/-18/-24[dB/Oct.]
LOW PASS FILTER frequency 30/40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/Through[Hz]
SLOPE -12/-18/-24[dB/Oct.]
Position
Front / Rear /Subwoofer Delay 0 - 20.01ft (0.03or0.04ft Step)
Gain -8 to 0dB
Subwoofer Level -50 to +10dB
Digital FM
Frequency Range
(Frequency step)
87.9MHz - 107.9MHz
(200kHz)
Frequency Response
(±3.0dB)
20Hz - 20kHz
S/N 80dB (STEREO)
Digital AM
Frequency Range
(Frequency step)
530kHz - 1700kHz
(10kHz)
Frequency Response
(±3.0dB)
40Hz - 15kHz
S/N 80dB (STEREO)
FM
Frequency Range
(Frequency step)
87.9MHz - 107.9MHz
(200kHz)
Usable sensitivity
S/N30dB
9.3dBf
0.8μV/75Ω
Quieting sensitivity
DIN S/N 46dB
10.2dBf
1.13μV / 75Ohms
Frequency response
(±3.0dB)
30Hz - 15kHz
S/N (dB) 65dB (MONO)
Selectivity Over 80dB (±400kHz)
Stereo separation 45dB (1kHz)
AM
Frequency Range
(Frequency step)
530kHz - 1700kHz
(10kHz)
Usable sensitivity 28dBμ
Video
Color system of external video input NTSC/PAL
External video input level (Mini jacks) 1 Vp-p / 75 Ohms
External audio max input level (Mini jacks) 2 V / 25 kOhms
Video Input level (RCA jacks) 1 Vp-p / 75 Ohms
Video Output level (RCA jacks) 1 Vp-p / 75 Ohms
Audio Output level (Mini jacks) 0.9 V / 10 kOhms
Audio
Maximum Power Output (Front&Rear) 50Wx4
Typical Power Output (Front&Rear) Full Bandwidth Power
(at less than 1%THD)
22Wx4
Output frequency band 20 - 88,000Hz
Preout level (V) 5V / 10kOhms
Preout impedance (Ω) =< 300 Ohms
Speaker Impedance (Ω) 4-8 Ohms
Navigation Section
Receiver High-sensitivity GNSS receiver
Receiving frequency GPS:1575.42MHz
GLONASS:1598.0625~1605.375MHz
(C/A code )
Acquisition Times Cold: 26 seconds(typ)
All satellites at -130dBm Without aiding
Update Rate 1/second, continuous
Accuracy Position: < 2.0meters,CEP, at -130dBm
Accuracy Velocity: 0.05meter/sec
Positioning Method GPS/GLONASS
Antenna External GNSS Antenna
General
Operating voltage 12V DC Car Battery
Maximum Current consumption 15A
Installation Dimensions WxHxD 178mm x 100mm x 160mm
7 x 3-15/16 x 6-5/16 inch
(with Sleeve) 182mm x 112mm x 163mm
7-3/16 x 4-7/16 x 6-7/16 inch
Operational temperature range -10°C to +60°C
Weight Main unit 2.5 kg
5.5 lb