Kenwood's KDC-HD458U adds a multi-line display, making it easier to navigate through content. You can also adjust the text modes for improved viewing under different conditions.
You get a powerful 22W RMS x 4 amplifier built-in, steering wheel control input (additional hardware required, see Related Items), three sets of 2.5V RCA outputs, iPhone and Android smartphone control, mass storage media playback, and a wireless remote control.
USB Connectivity for iPhone and iPod Most USB-enabled CD receiver models, feature USB connectivity for audio playback from popular devices like iPhone and iPod. Featuring easy-to-use user interface, iPod browsing is a breeze when searching by playlist, artist, album, song, genres or composer.Additionally, you can use advanced search functions like Reverse Browsing, Alphabet Search and Skip Search to find what you want to listen to, quickly and easily. For added versatility, App/iPod Mode disables the receiver's integrated control, enabling passengers to control the iPod manually including some selected Apps.The same USB connectivity allows users to connect USB thumb drives and external hard disk drives. Check for iPhone-iPod compatibility at http://www.kenwood.com/cs/ce/ipod.
Pandora Connectivity: Install the Pandora App for iPhone and enjoy a personalized listening experience. A number of Pandora functions can be controlled from a Pandora-enabled Kenwood receiver 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 favourite artists for a rich musical experience.
Kenwood Music Control for Android Smartphones: This Kenwood application organizes your music and provides quick and easy search capability from a compatible Kenwood USB/CD receiver such as by artist, song or genre. Additional function also lets you select music based on your mood.This free Kenwood App can now be downloaded from the Google Play store: Kenwood Music Control App for Android.
Front USB and AUX Input: USB connectivity for 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 stereo input jack is also available for any audio 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.
Multi-Line Text Display: The 3-Line Full Dot LCD display makes it easy to navigate through your radio or satellite radio presets, iPod content lists, USB music folders or phonebook contacts. Featuring positive and negative display modes to get improved viewing under different lighting conditions.
Triple 2.5V Pre-outs with Crossover System: Get the most out of your external power amplifiers by delivering 2.5V 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.
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.
Remote Control: This wireless remote control easily control volume levels, switch music sources or select your favorite tracks with the numeric access keys.