Kenwood Stereo Review

This brand is really a household name for every car audio and video enthusiast. Mention the name Kenwood car stereo and they'll know what you’re talking about.

Kenwood car stereos have produced top quality consumer electronics, test equipment and communication equipment since 1946. Kenwood car stereos primarily focus on the design, engineering and output of wireless communication infrastructure but they are also renowned within the production consumer mobile and entertainment systems. Kenwood car stereos will also be committed to creating the best quality components with advanced technologies that has earned them an enormous following in the audio products scene.

At the moment, Kenwood car stereos possess a impressive product lineup that could make anyone drool over, whether he's an audio enthusiast or otherwise. For the regular Joe who isn’t really into technical stuff, and it is just looking for something nice to place into his ride, Kenwood car stereos offer sleek designs which will surely satisfy anyone’s longing for aesthetic. Tech-freaks and geeks may also be impressed with the specs a Kenwood car stereo has.

Lots of Kenwood car stereo units nowadays include popup LCD panels for watching VCD/DVD movies. The Kenwood KVT-717DVD 7.0” Wide, Fully Motorized In-dash Monitor DVD/WMA/MP3 Receiver is a great candidate for any situation.

• 7.0 inch Wide Color TFT Active Matrix Display
• Full-automatic Open/Close with slide and angle adjustments
• Interactive Touchscreen Control with OSD
• Audio Easy Control Mode while Playing Visual Source
• Selectable Wall Paper (6 Patterns)
• Installer/Backup Memory of Audio/Video Setup
• Maximum Output Power : 50W x 4 (MOSFET Power IC)
• 3 Preouts with 5V Pre-out Level
• 2 RCA AV Inputs / 1 RCA AV Output
• Video Input for Rear View Camera
• RGB Input for Navigation System
• System Q/ System E's+
• DVD Menu Direct Touchscreen Control
• MPEG 1/2 Video files (.mpg) and JPEG files (.jpg) Playback
• Dual Zone Source & Volume Control
• DVD±R/RW Compatible
• External Media Control - iPod Ready
• Optional TV Tuner

For individuals who might not get what the heck all of these means, consider this: a really thin monitor panel that smoothly retracts and extends in the push of a remote, superior movie and picture playback, all encased inside a beautiful black matte finish polymer casing completed with a space age design.

If all that's necessary is a just a regular car stereo for playing CDs’, hearing mp3s or the radio, Kenwood car stereo possess a lot to choose from. A great head unit will be the KDC-MP928 AAC/WMA/MP3/ CD Receiver with External Media Control.

• Auto-Slide Detachable Faceplate
• Rotary Encoder & Jog Control Knob for simple Operation
• 4096 Color OEL Display
• Display Customize Function
• Maximum Output Power : 50W x 4 (MOSFET Power IC)
• ACDrive (Advanced Codec Drive)
• AAC/WMA/MP3 Playback
• G-Analyzer (Graphic Motion Analyzer)
• Built-in DSP : DTA/System Q(4band P-EQ)/Digital E's/SRS
WOW Digital Effect
• O.D.D. (Offset Dual Differential) D/A System for Quality of sound
• Installer/User/Backup Memory of Audio Setup
• SIRIUS Satellite Radio Ready
• HD Radio Ready
• External Media Control - iPod Ready
• Dual Zone Source & Volume Control
• AUX Input
• Gold Plated 3 Preouts with 5V Pre-output Level

The Kenwood car stereo auto slide detachable faceplate enables you to take the faceplate (one which has all of the buttons) in order to prevent theft if you take away the functionality from the unit left in a car.