The Kenwood DNX6980 navigation receiver features a large 6.1” wide touch screen display with active TFT active matrix system. The animated display with graphic user interface (GUI) makes menu navigation easy.
The Kenwood DNX6980 receiver will look completely stock. It is a double din sized receiver which looks similar to the receivers in upgraded systems in cars such as Lexus or BMW. This one has much better features including DVD, touch screen and more.
Plays a huge variety of CD/DVD formats:
This navigation receiver will play all the most popular disc formats including DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, CD-Text, CD-R/RW and VCD discs. You can playback the JPEG/MPEG image files recorded onto your DVD discs. The DNX6980 can play MP3, WMA, and AAC audio files recorded on CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. During MP3/WMA/AAC playback it displays song, artist, and album information. It also supports selected USB memory versions.
This Double din in-dash navigation receiver will get you great radio reception with the built in AM/FM radio tuner. The radio antenna wire is built into the wire harness to ensure great reception. The high performance PLL receiver gives you much better radio reception, while the manual/automatic search allows you to search your favorite station with complete ease. The monitor also features Auto store memory along with 30 preset stations (18FM and 12AM).
Pandora Internet Radio:
The Kenwood DNX6980 navigation receiver is equipped with the Pandora Internet Radio. It allows you to control your Pandora stations from the receiver's touchscreen. You can access your stations alphabetically and rate songs.
Garmin Navigation System:
The Kenwood DNX6980 navigation receiver offers turn by turn navigation guidance. The DNX6980 comes preloaded with map data of the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The navigation module allows you to control navigation functions through the touch screen.
NAVTEQ Traffic control:
This navigation receiver uses NAVTEQ to receives updated traffic information and will display the traffic information on the on-screen. If the traffic is congested or if there is a closed lane ahead, the navigation system will automatically re-navigate to display the quickest route to reach your destination. The manual mode also displays the trip time, so that you can decide if you want to continue on the same route.
Split Screen Control:
The Split Screen AV Control displays dual screen by dividing the screen into two. The navigation window is displayed to your left and the control window on the right.
Built in 3 Band Parametric Equalizer:
This receiver will allow you to customize the sound of the receiver with the built in equalizer curves. You can select from different equalizer settings to match your music taste. The seven EQ curves are preset into memory, which allows you to get the best preset EQ curve for different music types. You can choose from the following preset EQ curves - Rock, Pops, Easy, Natural, Jazz, User and Game.
The Kenwood DNX6980 receiver is rated at 50 x 4 watts peak and 22 x 4 watts RMS, which is extremely loud.
Ability to connect multiple external amps:
This receiver makes your car audio system expandable. Since this has 3 sets of pre-amps you can hook up multiple amplifiers. This has front, rear, and sub pre-amp outputs so you can amplifiy all your interior speakers, and add a subwoofer amplifier. This has front, rear and subwoofer pre-amp outputs so you can amplifiy your interior speakers and a subwoofer amplifier. This receiver utilizes 2V - preamp outputs.
Integrates with iPods and iPhones:
Plug your iPod or iPhone into the USB with the wire that comes with all iPods and it will play back through this receiver. In addition when your iPod is plugged in it will get charged. When your iPod is plugged into the receiver you will be able to use the touchscreen controls to change songs and operate your iPod.
The Kenwood DNX6980 has features the world renowned Parrot Bluetooth technology which allows the receiver to support hands-free communication and wireless audio streaming. The Bluetooth technology allows you to make and receive calls wirelessly through your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. You can even stream audio from your Bluetooth enabled portable music player and plays back your audio tracks through the through your car stereo.
The front panel 2.0 USB port allows easy access for you to hook up any portable, MP3 player, or other portable USB audio device including a USB thumb drive with audio and video stored on it, or a portable hard drive.
The aux input will allow you to easily connect a portable audio or video device. You can connect a video game system, digital camera, camcorder, navigation, VCR, or any other device you can think of through the front 3.5 MM aux A/V Input.
The output will allow you to connect rear seat monitors such as headrest or flip down monitors and transfer the video from this receiver to also display on that screen.
Ipod Video Ready - Requires Kenwood KCA-iP202:
The receiver has an iPod and iPhone audio interface built in. To display video from an iPod or iPhone you will need to purchase the Kenwood KCA-iP202 ipod cable.
Satellite Radio Ready:
The receiver will display artist names, and song titles, and it will give you full controls directly from the receiver. The Satellite Radio Tuner and antenna is required if you wish to access a host of entertainment, sports, news, and commercial-free music that satellite radio has in its offering.
HD Radio Ready:
There are no monthly fees, but you get free radio sub-channels which you normally would not get! The reception is also crystal clear in high definition, and best of all the receiver will display the station name, song name and more!
Steering Wheel Control Ready:
You can control the receiver directly from your stock steering wheel controls with the optional SWI-JACK
- General features:
- In-dash DVD/CD player with AM/FM tuner
- Built-in internal amplifier
- 6.1" touchscreen with variable color button illumination
- 3 user-selectable GUI (Graphical User Interfaces)
- Built-in navigation with maps of Canada, USA, and Puerto Rico
- Built-in Navteq Traffic for real-time traffic info in many metropolitan areas
- Built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling
- Fits double-DIN (4" tall) dash openings
- Audio/video features:
- Plays DVD, DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW, CD, CD-R/RW, and MP3/WMA/AAC files on disc
- Plays JPEGs on CD, DVD, or USB
- 3-band EQ with eight preset tone curves
- Speaker type setting controls
- High-pass filter on front and rear speaker/subwoofer outputs, low-pass filter and level control on subwoofer output
- Dual-zone operation
- IPod/iPhone control with optional Kenwood iPod cable
- Works with with Kenwood HD Radio™ tuner and satellite radio
- Pandora Internet radio control with iPhone and optional cable
- Inputs: USB input, front-panel A/V input, rear-view camera input
- Outputs: A/V output; 6-channel preamp outputs (5-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
- Peak Power Handling: 50 watts x 4 channel
- RMS Power Handling: 22 watts x 4 channel
- EQ Bands: 3
- FM Presets: 18
- AM Presets: 6