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DMX958XR
DMX958XR

DMX958XRDigital Multimedia Receiver
with Bluetooth & HD Radio

  • 6.8" High Definition Monitor with Capacitive Touch Panel
  • Android Auto™ & Android Auto™ Wireless
  • Wired and Wireless Apple CarPlay®
  • High-Resolution Audio Wireless
  • Wireless Mirroring for Android
  • USB Type-C
  • 13 Band EQ & Digital Time Alignment
  • 4 Camera Inputs / HD Rear Camera Ready
  • 3 Preouts 5.0V

Features

Smartphone Connectivity

Safe, Smart and Comprehensive Control with Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay is a safer way to use your iPhone in the car. Simply talk to Siri or touch the receiver’s display to get directions from Apple Maps, make phone calls, listen to voicemail, send and receive texts, and listen to music from Apple Music or your favorite 3rd party streaming services like Pandora and Spotify, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. With the latest iOS version (iOS 12.0 and higher), 3rd party navigation apps like Google Maps™ and Waze™ are also supported.
KENWOOD Wi-Fi receivers now support Apple CarPlay wirelessly (compatible phone required).

Android Auto for Easy Connectivity

Android Auto was designed with safety in mind, helping you to minimize distractions and stay focused on the road. KENWOOD’s multimedia receivers combine an intuitive voice controlled interface with a large touch screen and superior sound quality, making it the perfect complement for your in-car life. You can even listen to and control music from your favorite streaming services like Pandora and Spotify. Navigate to where you need to with Google Maps or Waze. KENWOOD Wi-Fi receivers also support Android Auto wirelessly (compatible phone required).

- To use Android Auto on your car display, you’ll need an Android Auto compatible vehicle or aftermarket stereo, an Android phone running Android 6.0 or higher, and the Android Auto app.

Wireless Mirroring for Android

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

HDMI Input

Display your smartphone screen or other device via an HDMI cable (and third party adapter as applicable) on the monitor. KCA-HD200 optional HDMI cable sold separately.

Streaming Music

Listen to popular music applications and music stored on your device with basic audio controls.

Equipped with the Intuitive KENWOOD Music Mix

Up to 5 Bluetooth® devices can be connected to the receiver at the same time, allowing you to take turns streaming music with your friends and family.

Dual Phone Connection

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

Control the Receiver from Your Smartphone with the KENWOOD Remote App S

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

KENWOOD Portal App

Display image files stored in your iPhone or Android on the receiver's photo frame widget and/or wallpaper.

The Best Audio Experience

High-Resolution Audio Wireless

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 listening experience. Select KENWOOD receivers now support Hi-Resolution Audio Wirelessly via LDAC. LDAC is an audio coding technology that enables the transmission of High-Resolution Audio over a Bluetooth connection.


Smooth waveforms

Loss of smoothness

Fine waveforms

* LDAC and LDAC logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.

* “Hi-Res Audio” Logo and “Hi-Res Audio Wireless” Logo are used under license from Japan Audio Society.

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, this receiver uses custom-made and carefully selected parts, such as audio quality power supply capacitors and high quality coupling capacitors. These parts are further optimized through meticulous tuning of the component values and circuit paths.

Playable Video & Audio Files

You can play back from USB devices audio and video files compressed in various formats.

Video Codec Playable up to
MPEG4 1920 × 1080p
H.264 1920 × 1080p
MKV 1920 × 1080p
WMV 1920 × 1080p
Music Codec Playable up to
FLAC ~192kHz / ~24bit
WAV ~192kHz / ~24bit

Safe Driving

ENHANCED VEHICLE INTEGRATION

Compatible with both the Automotive Data Solutions iDatalink Maestro RR and RR2 (sold separately)* for enhanced system vehicle integration. In addition to providing the seamless factory integration experience you have become accustomed to with the RR, this model feature expanded support when connected to the RR2, including an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Widget, Customizable Accessory Controls, and compatibility with specific ESCORT radar detector systems (sold separately).

*Available features vary by vehicle

HD Rear Camera Input

The optional CMOS-740HD camera can be connected to the receiver’s rear camera input, displaying the image in true 1280 x 720 (720P) High Definition on compatible receivers. The camera’s built in High Dynamic Range technology further helps to overcome the negative effects of dark or bright conditions, making it the safest rear camera option available.

WVGA Camera

HD Camera

Rear View Camera Input with Parking Guidelines

An optional rear view camera enhances safety while backing up and monitoring behind your vehicle. Built-in, adjustable parking guidelines further add to its effectiveness.

4 Camera Inputs

To enable a smarter driving experience, receivers featuring 4 camera inputs allow for the utmost in convenience, flexibility, and safety. With 4 camera inputs, you can connect a front camera, a KENWOOD dashboard camera (DRV-N520 sold separately), and rear and side (blind spot) cameras. Alternatively, 4 camera inputs can support several other configurations, including the connection of 2 side cameras, a front camera, and a reverse camera. Camera switching is available using on screen controls, or automatically for side cameras when an optional iDatalink Maestro RR is connected (supported vehicles only).

RECOMMENDED COMBINATION
DASHCAM + HD REAR CAM + RIGHT CAM + LEFT CAM

RECOMMENDED COMBINATION
FRONT CAM + HD REAR CAM + RIGHT CAM + LEFT CAM

For Best Performance, use the KENWOOD CMOS-320, CMOS-230, or CMOS-130.

Dash Cam Link Ready

Full HD video recording is available with a DRV-N520 compact windshield mount camera that can record every event in front of you while you drive. High Dynamic Range (HDR) allows flawless recording regardless of extreme bright light or very dark conditions. With a built-in gyro sensor, if an accident occurs it will be saved in a separate portion of memory within the 8GB SD card for viewing. Additional safety and warning features can be activated to avoid frontal collisions or remind you if traffic has moved in front of you.

Additional Features

High Definition Display

HD display delivers vivid colors with high-contrast and sharpness. Featuring an all-new electrostatic capacitive touch panel and HD LCD panel, with a high luminance white LED backlight.

Convenient and Easy-to-Use Capacitive Touch Panel

Provides a high contrast ratio, crystal clear display and vivid text. Easy to use widgets provide access to information screens with a swipe.

Customizable Multi Widget Screen

You can customize your home screen by selecting four widgets. Depending on the model, widget options can include album art of current song, clock, compass, photo frame, visualizer, and more.

USB Type-C

USB Type-C cable and USB Type-A adapter are included to the set.Rapidly charge your compatible Android smartphone with the USB port, up to a maximum of 3.0A

SiriusXM Radio Ready

Access additional music, sports and entertainment content on the go with SiriusXM Radio.
(Optional SiriusXM tuner required, sold separately)

Built-in HD Radio Tuner

HD Radio has the best selection of local radio with amazing features and no monthly fees. HD Radio provides CD sound quality from digital FM stations and FM sound quality from digital AM stations. You can even access additional HD multicasting stations that are not available on traditional analog radio.

Short Chassis Design

Less than 3.5” of depth for more flexible installation

Remote Control (Optional)

This receiver can be operated using the optional remote control KCA-RCDV340.

Authorized KENWOOD Retailers

Purchase KENWOOD Products ONLY from Authorized KENWOOD Retailers! Because KENWOOD cannot guarantee that car audio product purchased from unauthorized dealers are genuine, new and/or fit for purchase, KENWOOD does NOT offer any manufacturer's limited warranty or rebates for car audio products purchased from a dealer that is not authorized by KENWOOD.

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  • Capacitive Touch Panel

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

  • Wireless Mirroring for Android

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

  • 4 Camera Inputs

    Optional camera connection method for up to 4 cameras in various configurations.

  • HD Rear Camera Input

    HD Rear Camera (CMOS-740HD) can be connected for High Definition viewing.

  • Parking Guidelines

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

  • Music Mix

    Up to 5 Bluetooth® devices can be paired to the receiver at the same time. You can enjoy audio streaming just by switching the devices with your friends or family.

  • Dual Phone Connection

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

  • High Quality Sound Parts

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

  • Graphic EQ / Digital Time Alignment

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

  • USB Type-C

    USB Type-C cable and USB Type-A adapter are included to the set.
    Rapidly charge your compatible Android smartphone with the USB port, up to a maximum of 3.0A

  • Short Chassis

    With receivers shorter in depth than any of our previous models, installation is made easier in a wider range of cars than ever before.

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Monitor
Section
Picture size 6.75 inches(diagonal) wide
W x H 152.1 mm x 79.5 mm, 6 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
USB I/F
Section
Connector Type Type-C
USB Standard USB2.0 High Speed
File System FAT 16/32, exFAT, NTFS
Maximum Power Supply Current DC5V=3.0A
D/A Converter 24/32Bit
Audio Decoder MP3 / WMA / AAC / WAV / FLAC / Vorbis
Video Decoder MPEG1/2,MPEG4 / WMV / H.264 / MKV
Frequency response
192k Sampling
20 - 88,000 Hz
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 98.5dB
Dynamic range 89dB
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
Bluetooth
Section
Technology Bluetooth Ver5.0
Frequency 2.402 - 2.480 GHz
Maximum Communication range Line of sight approx.10m(32.8ft)
Audio Codec SBC / AAC / LDAC
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)
HDMI Connector Type Type-D
Input Resolution VGA (640x480p @59.94Hz/60Hz)
480p (720x480p @59.94Hz/60Hz)
720p(1280x720p @59.94Hz/60Hz)
Input Audio Type 32K/44.1K/48K/88.2K/96K/176.2K/192K 16/20/24-bit Linear PCM
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 87.9MHz - 107.9MHz
(Frequency step) (200kHz)
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz
(±3.0 dB)
S/N 80dB (STEREO)
Digital
AM
Frequency Range 530kHz - 1700kHz
(Frequency step) (10kHz)
Frequency Response 40Hz - 15kHz
(±3.0 dB)
S/N 80dB(STEREO)
FM Frequency Range 87.9MHz - 107.9MHz
(Frequency step) (200kHz)
Usable sensitivity 9.3dBf
S/N 30dB 0.8μV/75Ω
Quieting sensitivity 10.2dBf
DIN S/N 46dB 1.13μV / 75Ohms
Frequency response 30Hz - 15kHz
(±3.0dB)
S/N(dB) 65dB (MONO)
Selectivity Over 80dB (±400kHz)
Stereo separation 45dB (1kHz)
AM Frequency Range 530kHz - 1700kHz
(Frequency step) (10kHz)
Usable sensitivity 28dBμ
Video Color system of external video input NTSC/PAL
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 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
General Operating voltage 12V DC Car Battery
Installation Dimensions WxHxD
(Main Unit Installation size) 178mm x 100mm x 85mm
7 x 3-15/16 x 3-3/8 inch
(with Sleeve) 182mm x 112mm x 85mm
7-3/16 x 4-7/16 x 3-3/8 inch
Weight Main unit 1.5 kg
3.2 lb
(Sleeve included)

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