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Retrosound Malibu vs Kenwood Excelon KDC-X597

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Retrosound Malibu

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(2)

$279.99
  • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • iPod/iPhone direct control and charging via USB input
  • warranty: 2 years
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Kenwood Excelon KDC-X597

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(450)

$129.99
  • Pandora control with iPhone, Android, and Blackberry
  • Kenwood Music Control app enables playback of music files over USB from select Android devices
  • compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner

Product Features

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Condition New StockNew Stock
General Retrosound MalibuKenwood Excelon KDC-X597
CEA-2006 Compliant
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NoNo
RMS Power Output
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25 watts22 watts
Peak Output
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45 watts50 watts
RMS Power Bandwidth
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20-20kHz20-20KHz
Preamp Outputs
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6-channel6-channel
Sub Preamp Outputs
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YesYes
Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs
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NoNo
Video Screen
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NoNo
Preamp Voltage
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2.85 volts4 volts
Display Color
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VariableBluish white
Key Button Color
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N/AVariable
EQ Bands
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33
Wireless Remote
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NoYes
Steering Wheel Control Compatible
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NoAdapter required
Parts Warranty
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2 Years2 Years
Labor Warranty
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2 Years2 Years
Expandability Retrosound MalibuKenwood Excelon KDC-X597
AUX Input
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RearFront
Audio/video Input
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USB Input
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RearFront
Memory Card Slot
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USBUSB memory
Bluetooth Compatible
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Built-inBuilt-in
Satellite Radio Ready
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NoSiriusXM
HD Radio
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NoNo
Navigation
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iPod Compatibility Retrosound MalibuKenwood Excelon KDC-X597
Full size
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Classic/5GenClassic/5Gen
Nano
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7/6/5/4/3/2/17/5/4/3/2/1
Touch
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5/4/3/2/15/4/3/2/1
Mini
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NoNo
iPhone
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5/4S/4/3GS/3G/2G5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS/3G/2G
Tuner Retrosound MalibuKenwood Excelon KDC-X597
FM Sensitivity
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12.5 dBf11.2 dBf
European Tuning
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YesYes
Seek/Scan
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SeekSeek
Radio Data System
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YesYes
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Retrosound Malibu

In Stock

(2)

$279.99
Add to Cart
Kenwood Excelon KDC-X597

DISCONTINUED

(450)

$129.99

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