New to the 2020 range of Kenwood's multimedia receivers is the flagship DMX9720XDS. The unit is ready for wireless Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ and key features include:
- 10.1" HD Display with Capacitive Touch Screen
- Floating Panel Mechanism
- DAB+ Digital Radio & FM/AM Receiver
- Bluetooth Hands Free & Audio Streaming
- Compatible with Wireless High Res Audio (LDAC)
- Wireless & Wired Apple CarPlay® Ready
- Wireless & Wired Android Auto™ Ready
- Wireless Mirroring for Android
- Up to 4 camera inputs
- 3 RCA high power (5V) preouts (front/rear/sub)
- Compatible with High Res Audio + LDAC
- Digital Sound Processor, Time Alignment & 13-Band EQ
A head unit that offers it all, KENWOOD‘s DMX9720XDS mixes user-friendly features with a high-quality design and premium sound. Its 10.1in anti-reﬂection HD touchscreen has an intuitive, customizable interface that’s the gateway to its extensive talents, including wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, dual smartphone connection, and support for up to four dashcams for a full-angle view. For sonic entertainment, meanwhile, it’s compatible with high-resolution audio ﬁles including FLAC and DSD, LDAC streams over Bluetooth 5.1, and delivers radio via DAB+. HDMI and USB inputs cater to HD video. Consider this the perfect driving companion for connected entertainment lovers.
DMX9720XDS Kenwood Digital Media Receiver with 10.1'HD Display
Safe, Smart and Comprehensive Control with Wirelss Apple CarPlay
Wireless Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an intuitive way to make calls, use Maps,listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch. Additionally, Google Maps™ and Waze™ support has been added with the latest iOS version (iOS 12.0 and higher).
Wireless Android Auto
Wireless Android Auto is a simpler way to use your Android phone in the car. You can enjoy features of your Android phone including Google Maps, Waze and more. Some features, applications and services are not available in every region.
True Mirroring via USB for iPhone & Android, 2-Way Touch Control for Android
True Mirroring allows you to display and control your smartphone on a KENWOOD receiver screen via USB. You can enjoy your favorite apps on a large display with impressive sound quality. Before starting True Mirroring, just install the free app “Mirroring for KENWOOD” on your smartphone and connect it to the receiver via Bluetooth as well as a USB cable.
Music Mix – High Quality Audio Streaming x 5 devices
Up to 5 Bluetooth devices can be paired to the head unit at the same time. You can enjoy audio streaming just by switching the devices among your friends and family.
2-Phone Hands Free Calling Ready
While you are connected through Bluetooth, with a touch of a button you can switch between two phones.
The Best Audio Experiences
Sound quality enthusiasts will love the playback support of various types of music formats, including compatibility with FLAC files. Simple touch screen sound customization is also available with its built-in 13-Band EQ and Digital Time Alignment.
Rich and Immersive High-Resolution Audio
High-Resolution Audio is high-quality sound that far exceeds CD standards, and can play 192kHz / 24bit sampling DSP. It captures and beautifully expresses details and nuances from the ultra-high to low frequencies.
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 FULL HD Video 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
Keeping you safe on the road ahead is Kenwood's top priority.
Rear View Camera Input with Parking Guide Lines
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.
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 KENWOOD dashboard camera (DRV-N520 sold separately), and a rear camera.
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 .The KENWOOD CA-C3AV cable (sold separately) is required to use the 3rd camera input.
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.
Direct OEM Steering Remote Control
The receivers can be installed in most Japanese and Korean vehicles easily.
It allows to set up easily the third party's navigation box.
DIN Size 2 DIN Security Code Function ( user set) Yes, Set by user Smooth GUI Yes Selectable GUI Background Wallpaper Yes Key Illumination Variable color Installer Memory Yes Back-up Memory Yes Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return Yes Optional IR remote controller Yes, (KCA-RCDV331) Digital Clock (24H) Yes Built-in Bluetooth Yes DAB Tuner Built-in Yes Works with Apple CarPlay Yes Works with Android Auto Yes Wireless Mirroring Ready (Mirracast) Yes, for Android Firmware upgreadable Yes HDMI input for video playback Dashcam Link Yes
Screen Type 7,0" Wide VGA Display Mode 3 Mode (Full(default)/Auto/Normal) Screen Adjustments ► Noon & Night Memory.
► Black Level.
Dimmer function Manual/Sync Dimmer Level Sync / On / Off Visual Source Mode Mirorring / CarPlay / Android Auto. Touch Panel Capacitive Display Type Glare Display film Anti-Fingerprint / Anti-Reflection / Anti-Glare) Display Panel Capacitive Mechanism type Floating screen Tilt mechanism control -10° ~ +45° Forward/backward mechanism control 22mm (fixed by screws) Up/Down mechanism control 39mm (fixed by screws) LCD viewing angle control "0" (Default) / "-1" / "-2" / "-3" NTSC/PAL judge Yes (Auto)
Multimedia GUI Features
enu text 22 languages:
► Chinese (Simplified)
► Chinese (Traditional)
Software updates (SoC) via USB Graphics Type Graphics Spectrum Analyzer Yes Demonstration Mode Yes Top Menu Customize Yes Opening Screen Type standard Background Customize Preset x6:
► Static x4.
► Colour Customize x1.
► Sync Album Art x1.
► USER x2.
Wallpaper colour change Yes Picture in picture Yes Animation Yes Screen Capture Yes R-CAM interrupt Yes R-CAM Caution On Screen Display Yes R-CAM Parking Guide Lines Yes Front Camera Interruption Yes Front view camera mirror Yes DashCam Control Yes Rapid charge indicator Yes
Network & Wifi features
WiFi built-in Frequency Range Dual Band (2.4GHz / 5GHz) IEEE standard 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wifi connection for Apple CarPlay Yes Wifi connection for Android Auto Yes Wifi connection for Android Mirroring Yes
Station Select Manual / Preset (List) Tuner Type Lithio FM(RDS) + AM(MW/LW) Tuner Yes Tuner Presets (FM/AM) 20 Presets (15FM / 5AM) Preset memory w/o back-up power Yes Tuning mode Up/Down Seek/Scan Yes Automatic Memory Entry (AME) Yes FM Stereo / Mono Selector Yes Radio Data System Yes Radio Text Plus Yes Traffic Information Yes Local search Yes AF Regional Selectable: AF/AF Reg/OFF Auto TP search Yes Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON) Yes Program Type Function (PTY) Yes
CE DAB tuner features
DAB+ tuner built-in Yes Digital Radio Certification Mark Yes Intelligent seek Yes, (Service, Ensemble & Component) Ensemble seek Yes Tuning mode / Seek mode Auto1/Auto2/Manual Service preset 15 ch * 1 bank presets, Service list by alphabet order Yes Preset list Yes Alphabet Search Yes Related service Yes Traffic Information Yes DAB priority Yes DAB-DAB/DAB-FM auto switch Yes Seamless DAB-FM blending Yes DLS (Dynamic Label) Yes PTY (Programme Type) search Yes PTY (Programme Type) watch Yes Announcement Switching (ASW) Select Yes TMC (Traffic Message Channel) support Yes DMB Audio (Digital multimedia broadcasting) Yes Soft linking Yes Antenna power supply on/off switch Yes
Bluetooth General Features
Module Murata Hands Free Profile (HPF) V1.7 Hands Free Profile with High Sound Quality HFP V1.7 2 Phones Switchable Hands Free Yes 2 phones fulltime connection Yes Audio Streaming (A2DP) Yes, (SBC/AAC) High Quality Audio Streaming SBC/AAC LDAC - High Resolution Audio Streaming Yes Max num. of regist. units for A2DP 5 units Serial Port Profile (SPP) Yes Simple Secure Pairing (SSP) Yes Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP) Yes Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) Yes, V1.6 Multi Profile Support Yes iPhone & Android automatic pairing via USB Yes KENWOOD Remote App Ready KENWOOD Music Mix Support Yes Catchphone / Call Waiting Yes Private mode Yes Alphabet Search (Phonebook) Yes Noise Canceller Yes Echo Canceller Yes Phone device status display Yes Audio device status display Yes Signal strength display Yes Remaining battery display Yes High-quality noise canceling microphone Included (rear wired)
CE_Playable Audio file
AAC (*.m4a) files are playable USB AAC (*.aac) files are playable USB MP3 files are playable USB WMA (.wma) files are playable USB WAV (.wav) files are playable USB FLAC files are playable USB DSD high resolution audio format USB
CE_Playable Video file
MPEG1/2 files are playable USB MPEG4 files are playable USB WMV files are playable USB H.264 files are playable USB mkv files are playable USB JPEG files are playable USB BMP files are playable USB PNG files are playable USB
USB terminal Yes, Rear USB 2.0 (Full Speed) USB Type 2.0 High speed Drive Change Yes Works with Android Auto Yes Works with Apple CarPlay Yes USB 1 wire Mirroring for Android Yes Tag Information Display Yes Album Art Display Yes Repeat/Scan/Random search Yes Repeat Play Folder/File/All Random play Folder Category search Yes Link Search Yes Resume play Yes Time code display Yes
Made for iPod & iPhone * Yes USB Direct Control (Audio, 1 wire, Lightning-connector) with optional cable KCA-iP103 Album art support Yes Music library search Yes Alphabet search Yes Skip search Yes iPod Accessory Protocol (iAP) iAP2 iTunes Radio App yes iAP2 Works with Apple CarPlay Wireless or Wired via USB Reverse browsing Yes Voice Control using Siri. Yes Bluetooth Auto Paring for iPhone Yes Battery charge + power control Yes * Always update to latest Apple firmware
Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC) 4 x 50W Pre-out 3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer Pre-out Output Level 5V Volume Offset Yes 2 Zone Control Yes Balance/Fader Control Yes, (via DSP) Loudness Control Yes, By DSP Bass Boost Yes, (Via DSP) Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return Yes Digital Sound Processor (DSP) Yes Beep On/Off Yes
Multimedia DSP Features
Car type control Off / Compact / Sedan / Wagon / Minivan / SUV / Passenger Van Speaker Size & Location Control Yes X'over network 3-Way / 2-way X'over / HPF / LPF Listening postion control / Time Alignment Yes Equalizer type Graphical Equalizer 13-Bands Equalizer presets / User set 8 presets / 4 User set Zone Control 1 Zone / 2 Zone Balance & Fader Control Yes Source Volulme Offset source independent Sound Effects ► Bass Boost
► Drive Equalizer
► Stage EQ
► Space Enhancer
Audio Setup Memory Yes
iPod direct control Yes USB interface Rear Side OEM Wired Remote Control ready Yes, Optional interface needed OEM Display Control ready Yes, Optional interface (KIM) needed Programmable OEM Steeringwheel Remote Function Yes Display input/output control Yes DC-Cord Mitsumi to ISO Parking sensor (handbrake) wire Yes Power Control (P.CON) wire Yes 2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wire Yes Dimmer control wire Yes Speedpuls input wire Yes AV-Input 1x mini-jack (selectable: AV-in / Camera-in) AV Output Video: RCA / Audio: mini-jack Available AV-Out source AV-in / Off Reverse sensor wire Yes Rear View Camera Input NTSC or HD-TVI input Front View Camera Input selectable: Front (NTSC or HD-TVI) or DashCam (NTSC) Front Camera / DashCam selectable Yes 3rd View Camera input Yes Dashcam Link Yes Amplifier pre-out 3 x RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer 3rd Party TV Control (Mini-Jack) Yes HDMI input Type A GPS Aerial Input HRS GT5-1S connector FM Antenna Input JASO connector DAB Aerial input SMB connector External microphone input 3,5mm mini-jack
FM range: 87.5Mhz - 108MHz (50Khz step) Yes FM Usable Sensitivity 0.8μV/75ohm (S/N 30dBf) FM Quieting Sensitivity 1.6μV/75ohm (S/N 15.2dBf) FM Frequency Response 30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB) FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono) 65dB FM Selectivity(DIN) over 80dB (±400kHz) FM Stereo Separation (1kHz) 45dB MW range: 531kHz - 1611kHz (9kHz step) Yes MW Usable Sensitivity 45μV LW range: 153kHz - 279kHz (9kHz step) Yes LW Usable Sensitivity 25μV
DAB Tuner specifications
Band III - Frequency range 174.928 MHz - 239.2MHz Mode I, II, III, IV Sensitivity - 100dBm Signal to noise ratio 90dB Audio format MPEG1 Audio Layer II, MPEG4 HE-AAC v2 DAB Aerial Connector Type SMB Output Voltage 14.4V (11V to 16V allowable) Maximum Current < 100 mA
Technology Bluetooth V5.0 Frequency 2.402 - 2.48 GHz Output power +4dBm(max), power class 2 Maximum range Line of sight approx. 10 meter Handsfree profile (HFP) Yes, V1.7 Serial port profile (SPP) Yes Advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP) Yes Audio Codec SBC/AAC Audio/Video remote control profile (AVRCP) Yes, V1.6 Phonebook access profile (PBAP) Yes Multi Profile Support Yes
USB Version compatibility USB 2.0 High Speed File System FAT 16/32 / exFAT / NTFS Maximum Supply current 1500mA D/A Converter 24/32 bit Video Decoder MPEG1/MPEG2/MPEG4/WMV/H.264/MKV Audio Decoder MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV/FLAC/Vorbis S/N Ratio 98.5 dB (1kHz) Dynamic Range 89dB
Maximum Power 50W x 4 Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v) 22W x 4 Output frequency band 20Hz ~ 88kHz Preout Level 5000mV / 1kOhm, Preout Impedance ≤ 300Ohm Speaker Impedance 4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
Frequency band 62.5/100/160/ ~ /6.3k/10k/16k Hz Equalizer Gain –9db ~ +9db Time Alignment 0 — 610cm(1 cm step) Speaker type - Center ► NONE
► 40mm X 70mm
► 16cm OVER
Speaker type - Front ► O.E.M.
► 4" x 6"
► 5" x 7"
► 6" x 8"
► 6" x 9"
► 7" x 10"
Speaker type - Rear ► NONE
► 4" x 6"
► 5" x 7"
► 6" x 8"
► 6" x 9"
► 7" x 10"
Speaker type - Sub woofer ► NONE
► 30cm over
2-Way X'over / Front/Rear (HPF) / Frequency Through, 30/40/50/ ~ /220/250 Hz 2-Way X'over / Front/Rear (HPF) / Slope -6/-12/-18/-24 (dB/oct) 2-Way X'over / Subwoofer (LPF) / Frequency 30/40/50/ ~ /220/250 Hz, Through 2-Way X'over / Subwoofer (LPF) / Slope -6/-12/-18/-24 (dB/oct) 3-Way X'Over / High Pass Filter Frequency Through, 30/40/50/ ~ /220/250 Hz 3-Way X'Over / High Pass Filter Slope -12/-18/-24 (dB) 3-Way X'Over / Low Pass Filter Frequency 30/40/50/ ~ /220/250 Hz, Through 3-Way X'Over / Low Pass Filter Slope -12/-18/-24 (dB/Oct Subwoofer Level -50dB ~ 10dB Car type control ► Off
► Passenger Van
Color System of External Video Input NTSC/PAL External video input level (mini-jack) 1 Vpp / 75 Ohm External audio max. input level (mini-jack) 2 Vpp / 25 kOhm Video input level (RCA) 1 Vpp, 75 Ohms Video Output Level (RCA) 1 Vpp / 75 Ohm Audio Output Level (mini-jack) 0.9 Vpp / 10 kOhm HDMI - VGA input resolution 640x480p @59.94Hz/60Hz HDMI - 480p input resolution 720x480p @59.94Hz/60Hz HDMI - 720p input resolution 1280x720p @59.94Hz/60Hz HDMI - input Audio type 16/20/24-bit Linear PCM
Screen size (Diagonal) 6.95 Inches Wide Screen Size (WxH) 156.6 x 81.6mm Display system Transparent TN LCD Panel Drive system TFT Active Matrix System Number of Pixels 1152000pixels (800(H) x 480(V) x RGB) Effective pixels 99.99% Pixel arrangement RGB Striped Back lighting LED (Light Emitting Diode)
Operating voltage 14.4V (11 ~ 16V Allowable) Dimensions (WxHxD) 178 x 100 x 155mm Weight 1700 gr.
Bracket: 2 pieces cover: 2 pieces Escutcheon Yes DC cord (Mitsumi to ISO) 20 cm GPS antenna with 3.5 m cable GPS Antenna Ground Plane Mount (Adhesive Metal Pad) Yes Handsfree Microphone with 3 m cable Multi-Language Instruction Manual Included Quick-Guide + Instruction manual Manuals Downloadable Yes