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KDC-BT520U
  • KDC-BT520U
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KDC-BT520UNew

CD-Receiver with Built-in Bluetooth.

  • AAC (*.m4a) files are playable
  • AAC (*.aac) files are playable
  • MP3 files are playable
  • WMA (.wma) files are playable
  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • WAV (.wav) files are playable
  • FLAC files are playable
  • 2 phones fulltime connection
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
  • Kenwood Music Control App for Android
  • Android Open Accessory support (AOA)
  • Spotify App Link
  • Menu text in selectable language
  • KENWOOD Music Mix Support
  • Digital Sound Processor (DSP) Built-in
  • Digital Time Aligment (DTA)
  • 1,5A Charge Capability for Smartphone (BC 1.2).
  • Bluetooth unit built-in
  • Mixed preset memory (FM & AM)
  • Radio Text Plus
  • Program Type Function (PTY)
  • Front USB & AUX Input
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready

Key Features

Bluetooth handsfree & audio streaming built-in
MP3, WMA & AAC playback (CD/USB)
WAV & flac(96kHz/24bit)files playback (USB)
DSP, DTA & 13-band EQ built-in
KENWOOD Remote app ready
KENWOOD Muisc Mix app ready
Spotify App Link ready
13 digits Vertical Alignment LCD
Red Key & White LCD Illumination
1 RCA Preout (2,5V)

General Features

DIN Size1 DIN
Key IlluminationRed LED
Rotary Encoder & Control KnobYes
Accent keyHandsfree & Audio settings
Back-up MemoryMenu Settings
Attenuator with Smooth Volume ReturnYes
Touch Sensor ToneYes
Digital Clock (24H)Yes
All-off Select (20/40/60 minutes)Yes
Built-in ConnectorMitsumi, 16 pin
Bluetooth unit built-inYes
Firmware upgreadableYes

Display Features

Display Layout13 characters/digits
Vertical Aligment Liquid Crystal DisplayYes
Display IlluminationWhite (LED)
Dimmer ControlManual / Set by Timer
Brightness controlDisplay (32 steps)
Demo ModeYes
Menu text in selectable languageEnglish/Spanish/Russian
TAG Language DisplayEnglish, Spanish, Russian & Greek

Cosmetics features

Dress platePiano Black
Volume & operation knob or wheelTransparant Lighting
Preset key finishPiano Black
Escutcheon finishPiano Black
Triangle IlluminationRed LED
Key illuminationRed LED
Illumination of USB & AUX terminalsRED
Brightness Control (Key)0 - 31 step
Dimmer Control (Key)Manual / Set by Timer

Tuner Features

Station SelectManual / Preset
FM ReceptionYes
AM (MW/LW) ReceptionYes
Tuner Presets (FM/AM)24 Presets (18FM / 6AM)
Preset memory w/o back-up powerYes
Mixed preset memory (FM & AM)6 presets
Up/Down Seek/ScanYes
Automatic Memory Entry (AME)Yes
FM Stereo / Mono SelectorYes
Radio Data SystemYes
Radio Text PlusYes
Traffic InformationYes
Local searchYes
AF RegionalSelectable: AF/AF Reg/OFF
Auto TP searchYes
Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON)Yes
Program Type Function (PTY)Yes


CD Features

CD-R/RW CompatibleYes
MP3, WMA & AAC playbackYes
CD Text with special Character SupportEnglish, Spanish, Russian & Greek
D.A.C. processing24bit
0 bit MuteYes
Random FunctionDISC Random/Random OFF
Repeat FunctionTrack Repeat/All Repeat

USB Features

USB terminalYes, Front with dust cover
USB Type2.0 High speed
Drive ChangeYes
Kenwood Music Control App for AndroidYes
Android USB Mass Storage Class (MSC)Yes
Android Open Accessory support (AOA)V 2.0
MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, FLAC playbackYes
Repeat/Scan/Random searchYes
Repeat / Random PlayYes
Direct searchYes
Resume playYes
Time code displayYes
1A Charge Capability for Smartphone.Yes
1,5A Charge Capability for Smartphone (BC 1.2).Yes

iPod Features

Made for iPod & iPhone *Yes
USB Direct Control (Audio, 1 wire, Lightning-connector)with optional cable KCA-iP103
Music playbackYes
Alphabet searchYes
Skip searchYes
Related searchYes
Direct SearchYes
iPod EQ ModeYes
Control by handYes
App & iPod control modeYes
Spotify App LinkYes
Reverse browsingYes
Battery charge + power controlYes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

Audio Features

Maximum Output Power50W x 4
MOSFET Power ICYes
Auxiliary TypeMini-jack, front panel
Pre-out1 RCA
Pre-out Output Level2.5V
Preout Rear / Subwoofer SwitchableYes
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.Yes
2-Way X'over networkYes
3-Way x'over (bi-amp connection)Yes
Tone Control / Easy EQ13 band, 8 presets
Balance/Fader/Loudness ControlYes
Bass Boost CircuitOff/+1/+2/+3/+4/+5
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume ReturnYes
Equalizer built-inYes
Graphic Equalizer + Preset13-Bands Graphic Equalizer with 8 Presets.
Digital Sound Processor (DSP) Built-inYes
Digital Time Aligment (DTA)Yes
Low- & High-pass FilterYes
Speaker Size ControlYes, Off/10cm/13cm/16cm/6x9inch
Kenwood Sound ReconstructionYes
Sound ReconstructionYes
Space EnhancerYes
RealizerYes
Stage EQYes
Drive EQYes

Bluetooth General Features

Hands Free Profile with High Sound QualityHFP V1.6
Max num. of regist. phones for HFP2 phones
2 phones fulltime connectionYes
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)Yes
High Quality Audio StreamingSBC/AAC
Max num. of regist. units for A2DP5 units
Serial Port Profile (SPP)Yes
Simple Secure Pairing (SSP)Yes
Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)Yes
Wireless Music Browsing (AVRCP 1.5)Yes
Easy pairing functionYes
iPhone & Android automatic pairing via USBYes
Voice Dialing / Siri Eyes FreeYes
Spotify App LinkYes
KENWOOD Remote App ReadyYes
KENWOOD Music Mix SupportYes
Catchphone / Call WaitingYes
Private modeYes
Alphabet Search (Phonebook)Yes
Noise CancellerYes
Echo CancellerYes
Phone device status displayYes
Audio device status displayYes
Signal strength displayYes
Remaining battery displayYes
High-quality noise canceling microphoneRear Wired
Bluetooth firmware upgradeableYes
* depends on phone model/make& Kenwood unit

Connectivity

Front USB & AUX InputYes
OEM Wired Remote Control readyYes
DC-CordMitsumi to ISO
Power Control (P.CON) wireYes
Amplifier pre-out1 RCA: Rear/Subwoofer (selectable)
FM Antenna InputYes
External microphone input (mini-jack)Yes

Tuner Specifications

FM range: 87.5Mhz - 108MHz (50Khz step)Yes
FM Usable Sensitivity0.71μV/75ohm (S/N 30dB)
FM Quieting Sensitivity2μV/75ohm (S/N 46dB)
FM Frequency Response30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono)64dB
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz)40dB
MW range: 531kHz - 1611kHz (9kHz step)Yes
MW Usable Sensitivity28.2μV
LW range: 153kHz - 279kHz (9kHz step)Yes
LW Usable Sensitivity50μV

Codec Specs

MP3 FormatMPEG 1/2 Audio Layer 3-Files
WMA Formatin accordance with Windows Media Audio
AAC FormatAAC-LC “.aac”(CD&USB) and ".m4a"(USB) files
WAV FormatRIFF waveform Audio Format (only for LinearPCM)
FLAC FormatFLAC files (up to 96kHz/24bit)

CD Specifications

Laser DiodeGaAIAs
Digital Filter(D/A)8 Times Over Sampling
Digital/Analogue Converter24 Bit
Wow & FlutterBelow Measurable Limit
Frequency Response20Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion0.01% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio105dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range90dB
Channel Separation85dB
MP3 DecoderCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecoderCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC DecoderAAC-LC".aac" Files

USB Specifications

USB Version compatibilityUSB 2.0 High Speed
File SystemFAT 32/16/12
Maximum Supply current1500mA
D/A Converter24bit
MP3 DecodeCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecodeCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC Decode"m4a" & "aac" file encoded by AAC-LC format
WAV DecodeLinear - PCM Files
flac DecodeFLAC files up to 96kHz/24bit

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v)22W x 4
Preout Level4000mV / 10kOhm,
Preout Impedance≤ 600Ohm
Speaker Impedance4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
AUX Frequency Response20Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
AUX Maximum Input Voltage1000mV
AUX Input Impedance30kOhm

DSP Specifications

Equalizer TypeGraphic
Frequency band13 bands
Frequency band - Front62.5Hz ~ 16kHz
Equalizer Gain–9db ~ +9db
Q Control0.25/ 0.50/ 1.00/ 2.00
High Pass Filter frequencyThrough/50 ~ 220 (Hz)
High Pass Filter Slope-12/-18/-24 dB/Oct
Low Pass Filter frequency50 ~ 120(Hz)/Through
Low Pass Filter Slope-12/-18/-24 dB/Oct
Time Alignment0 — 610cm(2 cm step)
Car type► OFF
► COMPACT
► Full SIZE CAR
► WAGON
► MINIVAN
► SUV
► MINIVAN LONG

Bluetooth specifications

TechnologyBluetooth V3.0
Frequency2.402 - 2.48 GHz
Output power+4dBm(max), 0dBm (AVE) power class 2
Maximum rangeLine of sight approx. 10 meter
Handsfree profile (HFP)Yes
Serial port profile (SPP)Yes
Advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP)Yes
Audio CodecSBC/AAC
Audio/Video remote control profile (AVRCP)Yes
Phonebook access profile (PBAP)Yes

Accessories

Release keys2 pieces
EscutcheonYes
Installation SleeveYes
DC cord (Mitsumi to ISO)15 cm
Handsfree Microphonewith 3 m cable

General Specifications

Operating voltage14.4V (10.5 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption10A
Dark Current ConsumptionBelow 1mA
Dimensions (WxHxD)182 x 53 x 158mm
Weight1300 gr.
Operation Temperature Range-10°C ~ 60°C
Instruction ManualsMulti-language quick Guide