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Kenwood DMX-129DAB 6.8” WVGA Digital Media AV Receiver with DAB Radio Built-in.

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The DMX129DAB with has a Convenient and Easy-to-Use Capacitive Touch Panel that Provides a high contrast ratio, crystal clear display and a vivid text. The unit Supports Android USB Mirroring that allows you to display and control your Android smartphone on the screen of the head unit. You can enjoy your favourite apps on a large display and with impressive sound quality. Before starting, just install the free app “Mirroring OB for KENWOOD” on your compatible Android smartphone and connect it to DMX129DAB via a USB cable and Bluetooth. Sound quality enthusiasts will love the DAB/DAB+ radio tuner for noise & interference free reception and its crystal-clear digital stereo sound. In addition its support the playback of various types of video and music formats.

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 OB for KENWOOD” on your smartphone and connect it to KENWOOD receiver via a USB cable and Bluetooth.

*Click here to learn more.

Digital radio DAB+

DAB+, also known as Digital Audio Broadcasting Plus, provides crystal-clear audio quality and interference-free reception. DAB+ uses the AAC+ audio codec, which allows for greater compression without loss of audio quality and is comparable with CD audio quality. It uses a more efficient coding system to transmit digital data resulting in more stations being able to broadcast on the same frequency and allows for the delivery real time data services such as such as the station name and logo, presenter, song title and album artwork.

Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming

This KENWOOD unit comes equipped with built-in Bluetooth technology.
Hands-free calling allowing you to make and receive calls. Audio streaming to play music, listen to podcasts, or any other audio content from your smartphone.
This unit support voice commands, allowing you to perform actions without touching your phone and keeping your hands on the steering wheel where they belong and concentrate on the road ahead.

Optimal Sound Performance.

- Digital Time Alignment:
Virtually adjusts your listening position to the centre of the car.

- 13-Band Equalizer:
In addition to the preset modes, you can adjust the level of each frequency band and create an original equalizer curve to match the in-car environment or your specific preference.

Rear View Camera Input with Parking Guidelines

To enable a smarter driving experience, this receiver features a rear-view camera input, allowing the utmost in convenience, flexibility, and safety. When selecting reverse gear, the receiver detects the signal from reverse line and automatically switches to rear-view camera image. Parking guide lines appear on any standard backup camera image, making parking safer and easier.

Short Chassis Design

The compact size of a short chassis design allows for greater flexibility in installation options compared to traditional designs.

Key Features

6.8 "WVGA capacitive touch panel with sharp, high-contrast images, vivid colors and wide viewing angles.
DAB+ radio tuner for noise & interference free reception and crystal-clear digital stereo sound.
Bluetooth(R) Wireless Technology for hands-free calls and music streaming. (Available functions depend on cell phone).
Supports Android USB Mirroring for seamlessly displaying and controlling your smartphone on the large screen.
Rear, High Speed USB type-A port. Up to 1.5A Max Charge.
MP3-WMA-AAC-WAV-FLAC audio file & MPEG1/2-MPEG4-H.264-MKV video file playback.
Time Alignment & 13-Band EQ for optimal sound tuning enhancements
2 Preouts(front/rear) + sub(mono) to connect external amplifiers and improve your sound system.
AV-in, Video-out and dedicated rear view camera input with parking guide lines
Short body (75mm) for easy installation in a wider range of cars.

General Features

DIN Size 2 DIN
Smooth GUI Yes
Key Illumination White
Touch sensor Yes
Touch Sensor Tone Yes
Optional IR remote controller Yes, KNA-RCDV331
Digital Clock (24H) Yes
ISO connector Yes
Built-in Bluetooth Yes
DAB Tuner Built-in Yes
Android USB Mirroring Yes

Monitor Features

LCD type 6,8 inch Wide VGA
LCD backlight LED
Display Mode 3 Mode (Normal(default) / 16:9 / 4:3)
Screen adjust: Brightness Yes
Screen adjust: Tint (Only NTSC) Yes
Screen adjust: Colour Yes
Screen adjust: Contrast Yes
Dimmer Level "High" (Default) / "Mid" / "Low"
Touch Panel Capacitive
Display Type Clear
NTSC/PAL judge Yes (Auto)
Display Off Mode Yes

Multimedia GUI Features

OSDC Type Graphic
Demonstration Mode Yes
Opening Screen Type standard
R-CAM interrupt Yes
R-CAM Caution On Screen Display Yes
R-CAM Parking Guide Lines Yes, Built-in, customizable
Menu text in selectable language English(Default), Espagñol, Français, Deutch, Italiano, Nederlands, Suomi, Russian, Português, Polski, Türkçe, Cestina, Magyar.

Tuner Features

Station Select List
FM Reception Yes
AM Reception Yes, (MW Reception)
Tuning mode Auto1 / Manual
Up/Down Seek/Scan Yes
Tuner Presets (FM/AM) 30 Presets (18FM / 12AM)
Automatic Memory Entry (AME) Yes
Radio Data System Yes
Traffic Information Yes
Local search Yes
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
DAB/DAB+ Band Band III
DAB/DAB+ Transmission Mode Mode I
Intelligent seek Yes
Tuning mode / Seek mode Auto1 / Manual
Service preset 15 ch * 1 bank presets,
Traffic Information Yes
DAB-DAB/DAB-FM auto switch Yes
DLS (Dynamic Label) Yes
PTY (Programme Type) search Yes
PTY (Programme Type) watch Yes
Announcement Switching (ASW) Select Yes
Slide Show Yes
Soft linking Yes

Bluetooth General Features

Max num. of regist. phones for HFP & A2DP 8 phones
Hands Free Profile (HPF) V1.6
Audio Streaming (A2DP) Yes, (SBC)
Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP) Yes
Number of PBAP entries Up to 1000 phonebook entries
PBAP call history Up to 50 entries of dialed, received and missed calls
Voice Control Yes
Noise Canceller Yes
Echo Canceller Yes
High-quality noise canceling microphone included

CE_Playable Video file

MPEG1/2 files are playable USB
MPEG4 files are playable USB
H.264 files are playable USB
mkv files are playable USB

USB Features

Rear USB Terminal Yes
USB Type 2.0 High speed
USB Mirroring for Android install "Mirroring OB for KENWOOD" from Playstore
Tag Information Display Yes
Album Art Display Yes
Repeat/Scan/Random search Yes
Repeat / Random Play Yes
Repeat Play Folder / File
Random play Folder
Time code display Yes
1,5A Smartphone Quick Charge Yes

iPod Features

Connection via: USB / BT
Plug & Play Yes
Made for iPhone Yes
Tag Information Display Yes
Time Code Display Yes
List Access Yes
Album art support Yes
Random Play Yes
Repeat Play Yes
Skip Yes
iAP over Bluetooth Yes

Audio features

Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC) 4 x 45W
Pre-out 2 Stereo RCA (Front/Rear) + 1 Mono RCA (Sub)
Pre-out Output Level 2V
Low Pass Filter (LPF) Yes, Subwoofer Freq. Control
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj. Yes
Balance/Fader Control Yes
Beep On/Off Yes

Multimedia DSP Features

Position Control Yes
Position Preset 4 Presets
Graphic Equalizer 13 bands
G-EQ auto setting Yes
G-EQ manual setting Yes
G-EQ Number of Preset Preset x 8 + User set x 3 / All SRC
Time Alignment 0 ~ 610cm
High Pass Filter (HPF) Yes
HPF Cut Off Frequency 14
HPF Cut Slope Level 4 steps
Low Pass Filter (LPF) Yes (Non-Fading)
LPF Cut Off Frequency 14
LPF Cut Slope Level 4 steps
Channel Level Control Yes
Loudness Yes
Bass Boost Yes
X'over network

Video Features

Audio Video Output Yes
Audio/Video Input Yes
Video-In for Rear-view Camera 1 dedicated video input (RCA)
Parking Guide Line Yes


USB interface 1x Rear
OEM Wired Remote Control ready Yes
Programmable OEM Steeringwheel Remote Function Yes
Parking sensor (handbrake) wire Yes
2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wire Yes
AV-Input (Non Switchable) (RCA)
AV Output Video only (RCA)
Reverse sensor wire Yes
Rear View Camera Input Dedicated RCA Video-in
FM Antenna Input JASO connector
DAB Aerial input SMB connector
External microphone input 3,5mm mini-jack

Tuner Specifications

FM range: 87.5Mhz - 108MHz (50Khz step) Yes
FM Usable Sensitivity 1.8μV/75ohm (S/N 16.2dBf)
FM Quieting Sensitivity 19.2μV/75ohm (S/N 46dBf)
FM Frequency Response 30Hz ~ 14kHz (± 3dB)
FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono) 50dB
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz) 35dB
MW range: 531kHz - 1611kHz (9kHz step) Yes
MW Usable Sensitivity 99μV

DAB Tuner specifications

Band III - Frequency range 174.928 MHz - 239.2MHz
Mode I
Sensitivity - 98dBm
Signal to noise ratio 82dB
Audio format MPEG1 Audio Layer II, MPEG4 HE-AAC V2
DAB Aerial Connector Type SMB

Bluetooth specifications

Technology Bluetooth V5.0
Frequency 2.402 - 2.48 GHz
Output power +8dBm(AVE), power class 1
Maximum range Line of sight approx. 10 meter
Handsfree profile (HFP) Yes, V1.6
Advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP) Yes, V1.2
Audio Codec SBC/AAC
Audio/Video remote control profile (AVRCP) Yes, V1.5
Phonebook access profile (PBAP) Yes, V 1.2

USB Specifications

USB Version compatibility USB 2.0 High Speed
File System FAT 16/32 / exFAT / NTFS
Maximum Supply current 1500mA
D/A Converter 24bit
S/N Ratio 99 dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range 99dB

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power 45W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v) 16W x 4
Preout Level 2000mV / 10kOhm,
Preout Impedance ≤ 1400Ohm
Speaker Impedance 4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
Graphical Equalizer 13-Band
G. EQ. Frequency (Hz) 62,5Hz - 16kHz
G. EQ. Gain (dB) +/- 9dB
Low Pass Filter Frequency (Hz) 80 / 120 / 160 / Off

Video Specifications

Color System of External Video Input NTSC/PAL
External Video Input Level (RCA) 1 Vpp / 75 Ohm
External Audio Max. Input Level (RCA) 1.5 V / 25 kOhm
Video Output Level (RCA) 1 Vpp / 75 Ohm

Monitor Specifications

Screen size (Diagonal) 6.75 Inches Wide
Screen Size (WxH) 151.8 x 79.7mm
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)

General Specifications

Operating voltage 14.4V (10.5 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption 10A
Dimensions (WxHxD) 182 x 112 x 75mm
Weight 1300 gr.


Release keys 2 pieces
Escutcheon Yes
Installation Sleeve Yes
Handsfree Microphone with 3 m cable

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