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Kenwood DMX709S eXcelon 6.8" Digital Multimedia Bluetooth Touchscreen Receiver with Apple CarPlay,Andriod Auto, and HD Radio

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Model: DMX709S | UPC: 019048234858


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Product Information

Model: DMX709S | UPC: 019048234858

KENWOOD eXcelon products are specially developed to provide the ideal listening experience. Maximum precision is achieved with top-end components for true musical indulgence. Receivers feature innovative technologies such as advanced smartphone connectivity and driver safety options. Excelon amplifiers are small in size and big in power, designed to work perfectly with eXcelon receivers and speakers. Speakers are made of premium materials and tuned in the USA to be sonically accurate in an automotive environment, creating an audio experience that exceeds expectations. KENWOOD stands firmly behind the eXcelon products with a 2 Year Warranty.


  • 6.8" WVGA Monitor with Capacitive Touch Panel
  • Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ Ready
  • USB Mirroring for Android
  • 13 Band EQ & Digital Time Alignment
  • 3 Camera Inputs
  • Built-in HD Radio Tuner
  • Short Chassis Design (only 3.03” deep)
  • 3 Preouts 5.0V

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.

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.

*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.

True Mirroring via USB, 2-Way Touch Control for Android

Allows you to display and control your Android smartphone on the screen of the receiver. You can enjoy your favorite apps on a large display and with impressive sound quality. Before starting, just install the free app “Mirroring OA for KENWOOD” on your smartphone and connect it to KENWOOD receiver via a USB cable and Bluetooth.

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.

Bluetooth 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.

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.

Playable Video & Audio Files

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

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, these models 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).

Rear View Camera Input with Parking Guide Lines

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

3 Camera Inputs

To enable a smarter driving experience, receivers featuring 3 camera inputs allow for the utmost in convenience, flexibility, and safety. With 3 camera inputs, you can connect a front camera, a rear camera and a third camera which can be used for trailers or caravans. Alternatively, 3 camera inputs support several other configurations, including the connection of 2 blind spot cameras and a reverse camera. Camera switching is available using on-screen controls and manual switchers. A KENWOOD CA-C3AV Video AV Input cable (sold separately) is required to use the 3rd camera input.

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.

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.


  • Monitor
    • Picture size: 6.75” (diagonal) wide
    • Dimensions (W x H): 6” x 3-1/7”
    • Display system: TN LCD panel
    • Drive system: TFT active matrix system
    • Number of pixels: 1,152,000 (800H x 480V x RGB)
    • Effective pixels: 99.99%
    • Pixel arrangement: RGB striped arrangement
    • Back lighting: LED
  • USB I/F
    • Connector Type: Type-A
    • USB Standard: USB2.0 Full Speed / High Speed
    • File System: FAT 16/32, exFAT
    • Maximum Power Supply Current: DC5V=1.5A
    • D/A Converter: 24Bit
    • Audio Decoder: MP3 / WMA / AAC / WAV / FLAC
    • Video Decoder: MPEG1/2,MPEG4 / WMV / H.264 / MKV
    • Frequency response 192k Sampling: 20 to 20,000 Hz
    • 96k Sampling: 20 to 20,000 Hz
    • 48k Sampling: 20 to 20,000 Hz
    • 44.1k Sampling: 20 to 20,000 Hz
    • Total harmonic distortion: 1kHz 0.010%
    • Signal to Noise ratio: 98.5dB
    • Dynamic range: 89dB
  • Bluetooth           
    • Technology: Bluetooth Ver4.2
    • Frequency: 2.402 to 2.480 GHz
    • Maximum Communication range: Line of sight approx.10m(32.8ft)
    • Audio Codec: SBC / AAC
    • Multi Profile Support: Multi Profile
    • Profile  
      • HFP (V1.8) (Hands Free Profile)
      • SPP (Serial Port Profile)
      • A2DP (V1.3.2) (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
      • AVRCP (V1.6.2) (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
      • PBAP (Phonebook Access Profile)
  • HDMI I/F
    • Connector Type: Type-D
    • Input Resolution
      • VGA (640x480p @59.94Hz/60Hz)
      • 480p (720x480p @59.94Hz/60Hz)
    • Input Audio Type: 32K/44.1K/48K/88.2K/96K/176.2K/192K 16/20/24-bit Linear PCM
  • DSP
    • Equalizer: 13 Band
    • Band Frequency: 62.5/100/160/250/400/630/1k/1.6k/2.5k/4k/6.3k/10k/16k[Hz]
      • Gain: -9/-8/-7/-6/-5/-4/-3/-2/-1/0/1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9[dB]
      • Tweeter Gain: -8/-7/-6/-5/-4/-3/-2/-1/0[dB]
      • HPF Frequency: Through/30/40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/180/220/250[Hz]
      • Slope: -6/-12/-18/-24[dB/Oct.]
      • Gain: -8/-7/-6/-5/-4/-3/-2/-1/0dB
    • LPF Frequency: 30/40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/180/220/250Hz/Through
      • Slope: -6/-12/-18/-24dB/Oct.
      • Gain: -8/-7/-6/-5/-4/-3/-2/-1/0dB
      • Phase: Normal/Reverse
    • Tweeter HPF Frequency: 1k/1.6k/2.5k/4k/5k/6.3k/8k/10k/12.5k[Hz]
      • Slope: -6/-12[dB/Oct.]
      • Gain: -8/-7/-6/-5/-4/-3/-2/-1/0[dB]
      • Phase: Normal/Reverse
    • Mid Range HPF Frequency: Through/30/40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/180/220/250[Hz]
      • Slope: -6/-12[dB/Oct.]
    • Mid Range LPF Frequency: 1k/1.6k/2.5k/4k/5k/6.3k/8k/10k/12.5k/Through[Hz]
      • Slope: -6/-12[dB/Oct.]
      • Gain: -8/-7/-6/-5/-4/-3/-2/-1/0[dB]
      • Phase: Normal/Reverse
    • Subwoofer LPF Frequency: 30/40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/180/220/250/Through[Hz]
      • Slope: -6/-12[dB/Oct.]
      • Gain: -8/-7/-6/-5/-4/-3/-2/-1/0[dB]
      • Phase: Normal/Reverse
  • Digital FM
    • Frequency Range: 87.9MHz to 107.9MHz (Frequency step: 200kHz)
    • Frequency Response: 20 Hz to 20 kHz (±3.0 dB) 
    • S/N: 75dB(STEREO)
    • Digital AM
    • Frequency Range: 530kHz to 1700kHz (Frequency step: 10kHz)
    • Frequency Response: 40Hz to 15kHz (±3.0 dB)    
    • S/N: 70 dB(STEREO)
  • FM        
    • Frequency Range: 87.9MHz to 107.9MHz (Frequency step: 200kHz)
    • Usable sensitivity: 7.2 dBf
    • S/N:30dB: 0.63 μV / 75 Ohms
    • Quieting sensitivity: 15.2 dBf
    • DIN S/N:46dB: 1.58μV/75Ohms
    • Frequency response: 30Hz to 15kHz (±3.0dB)     
    • S/N(dB): 68dB(MONO)
    • Selectivity: Over 80dB (±400kHz)
    • Stereo separation: 40dB(1kHz)
  • AM        
    • Frequency range: 530kHz to 1700kHz (Frequency step 10kHz)
    • Usable sensitivity: 29dBμ(28.2μV)
  • Video   
    • Color system of external video input: NTSC/PAL
    • External video input level (RCA jacks): 1Vp-p/75Ohms
    • External video input level (Mini jacks): 1Vp-p/75Ohms
    • External audio max input level (Mini jacks): 2V/25kOhms
    • Video Input level (RCA jacks): 1Vp-p/75Ohms
    • Video Output level (RCA jacks): 1Vp-p/75Ohms
  • 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 to 88,000Hz
    • Preout level (V): 5V / 10kOhms
    • Preout impedance (Ω): =< 600 Ohms
    • Speaker Impedance (Ω): 4 to 8 Ohms
  • General
    • General Operating voltage: 12V DC Car Battery
    • Installation Dimensions (WxHxD )
      • Main Unit: 7-1/16” x 3-15/16” x 2-15/16”
      • With Sleeve: 7-3/16” x 4-3/8” x 2-15/16”
    • Weight: 2.7lb

What's In The Box

  • DMX709S eXcelon 6.8" Digital Multimedia Bluetooth Touchscreen Receiver with Apple CarPlay,Andriod Auto, and HD Radio
  • Wiring Harness 
  • Extension Wire (2m)
  • (6) Flat Head Screws (M5)
  • (6) Round Head Screws (M5)
  • Microphone (3m) 
  • Trim Plate
  • Mounting Sleeve
  • (2) Extraction Keys
  • GPS Antenna, 3.5m
  • Metal Plate
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty


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