Kenwood's DDX271 6.1" touchscreen multimedia DVD receiver not only offers nearly unlimited entertainment options in the car, truck, or van, it also increases safety with the built-in rear view camera input. Three sets of stereo pre-outs with built-in electronic crossovers ensures the best possible sound when used with Kenwood amplifiers. 22W RMS x 4 amplifier built-in. Double DIN size.
USB Connectivity for iPhone, iPod & other compatible mass storage devices: USB connectivity for audio playback from popular devices like iPhone and iPod. An easy-to-use interface makes iPhone and iPod browsing a breeze when searching by playlist, artist, album, song, genres, or composer. For added versatility, iPhone/iPod App Mode enables passengers to control their iPhone or iPod through the DDX271.Check for iPhone-iPod compatibility at: http://www.kenwood.com/cs/ce/ipod.
Pandora Connectivity for iPhone: Install the Pandora App on the iPhone and enjoy a personalized listening experience. A number of Pandora functions can be controlled when an iPhone is connected through USB. Functions include Thumbs up & down, Bookmark Artist, Bookmark Song, A-to-Z search, and Alphabetical channel search. Pandora allows users to maximize the internet radio experience in your car by customizing all of your favorite artists for a rich musical experience.
SiriusXM Ready: Adding SiriusXM is made more affordable with a single direct connection to the optional SiriusXM tuner module (runs exclusively on the XM network). With your subscription, you will now be able to access all your favorite music channels, sports games and entertainment including some advanced SiriusXM functions like Instant Replay.
Rear USB and Audio/Video AUX Input: Discrete rear connection for your compatible USB-enabled devices. These include iPhone and iPod devices as well as compatible Mass Storage Class devices like Smartphones, USB thumb drives and portable hard drives.This USB input will allow you to charge and control the music playback on your connected device. A convenient 3.5 mm audio/video input jack is also available for any audio/video device with a headphone jack or other type of AUX output.Check for compatibility and digital audio file specs at: http://www.kenwood.com/cs/ce/audiofile.
Variable Color Illumination: This allows the user to match the Kenwood unit’s illumination with the vehicle dashboard lights. Users can color-coordinate the background colors to their preferences and change key illuminations from the wide pallet of available colors to match any dashboard lighting conditions.
Rear View Camera Input: Eliminate blind spots and improve safety when reversing your vehicle by adding an optional Kenwood CMOS reverse camera. Once the camera is installed, as soon as you put the vehicle into reverse, the rear view image will appear automatically on the monitor.
Three sets of 4V Pre-outs with Crossover System: Get the most out of your external power amplifiers by delivering 4.0V high voltage audio signal to maximize sonic performance. Using the built-in crossover system, you can also easily filter out unwanted frequencies to your speakers and subwoofers to tune your system to its maximum potential.
Car Portal for iDatalink A real solution for Ford SYNC owners. In a collaborative effort with ADS (Automotive Data Solutions), a Ford SYNC customer can now keep the existing SYNC features like iPod control, Bluetooth, Satellite radio and 911 assist, and seamlessly interface them with Kenwood’s easy user interface to communicate and display the on-board SYNC features of the car. The optional iDatalink interface/wiring harness will give owners of compatible Ford/Lincoln vehicles the best touchscreen option on the market by adding an affordable Kenwood DDX model as an alternative to expensive factory touchscreen solutions.
Steering Wheel Remote Input: Many factory systems offer control of the factory-fit audio system from buttons on your steering wheel. Unfortunately, this functionality is sacrificed when installing an aftermarket audio system. Install a commercially available steering-wheel interface and maintain control of functions such as volume up/down and track up/track down. This increases the convenience of using your system and increases driver safety to another level.
Firmware Updates: The operating system is updateable via free downloadable software from Kenwood’s support sites. Firmware downloads assist in maintaining system performance when using external devices and emerging technologies.Latest firmware updates are available at: www.kenwood.com/cs/ce.