External Device Connection
2-DIN Chassis: The DNX7140 has
a 2-DIN chassis (also known as "Double DIN" or size DD), and will fit
in many vehicles with a large dash opening. Unlike many in-dash monitors, there
is no hideaway box; all the inputs and outputs are included within the unit's
chassis. The unit can be ISO-mounted using factory brackets, or Euro-mounted
using the supplied mounting sleeve. As always, please check the Crutchfield
Vehicle Selector to verify fit with your vehicle.
Motorized Touchscreen Display: The Kenwood DNX7140 features a
motorized 6.95" wide, 16:9 touchscreen display with a TFT active matrix system.
The screen has a resolution of 480 x 234 with 336,960 total pixels (480H x 234V
x RGB). This unit has touch screen controls with interactive video graphics,
making menu navigation easy. The monitor electronically slides down for loading
or ejecting a disc. It also has a 7-step adjustable viewing angle, including a
reversible-tilt angle. This unit has touch screen controls with interactive
video graphics, making menu navigation easy. The screen is non-glare and
Selectable Screen Viewing Modes:
You can choose from the following screen modes for DVD, Video, iPod, USB and
- Normal: displays 16:9
widescreen format pictures that fill the entire screen width, and 4:3
(conventional TV) pictures display with black bars on either side
Full: expands 4:3 pictures
horizontally to fill the entire width of the screen, distorting the picture
slightly but retaining full image height
Justify: expands 4:3 pictures
horizontally only at the edges
- Zoom: expands 4:3 pictures
both horizontally and vertically, filling the screen without distorting the
picture but cutting off the top and bottom edges
Custom Backgrounds: You can download still images for use
as the unit's background from a connected USB thumbdrive.
Front Panel Controls With Changeable Illumination: In
addition to the unit's touch-screen controls, the DNX7140 features often used
hard-keyed controls along the bottom of the LCD screen's frame for added
convenience. You can adjust the headunit's screen and button illumination from
the following preset colors - Blue, Purple, Sky Blue, Aqua Blue, Yellow, Green,
Amber, Red, Pink, White or Scan (Scans through all preset colors). You can also
select three custom user colors that are adjusted between Red, Green, and Blue
values from 0-31 each.
Parking Brake Detection: To
prevent the displaying of video while the vehicle is in motion, the light green wire
in the supplied 22-pin harness must be connected to the vehicle's parking brake detection
circuit. While the vehicle is in
motion (parking brake off), you can still view all of the other displays and
Security Code: You may program
the unit with a 4 digit security code. Once the unit has been programmed with a
security code, the code must be entered to use the unit after it has been
disconnected from power.
Dimmer: The dimmer function will dim this unit's display automatically
when the vehicle light switch is turned On when you connect orange/white
Illumination wire of this player's harness.
Navigation: With built-in Garmin navigation technology and
NAVTEQ mapping software, the Kenwood DNX7140 features on-screen maps of the
United States, Canada and Puerto Rico which includes over 6 million Points of
Interest. You can follow calculated on-screen routes to your destination using
the headunit's built-in navigation software. As you travel, the DNX7140's
navigation system guides you to your destination with voice prompts, arrows, and
directions along the top of the map. If you happen to depart from your original
route, the internal navigation system recalculates the route and provides new
route instructions. Your route is marked with a highlighted line and an arrow,
while your destination is marked with a checkered flag.
SiRF Star III: The SiRF Star III GPS chipset is so sensitive
that it's forgiving of less than optimal antenna placement, giving you
additional placement options.
GPS Antenna: The DNX7140 comes supplied with a GPS antenna
that features a magnetic base and an attached 16.5' cable terminated by a
proprietary plug which connects to GPS-ANT input on the back of the headunit.
The unit also comes supplied with a self-adhesive magnetic base if you are
having trouble finding a flat metal surface to mount the antenna.
Text-To-Speech Voice Prompts: The unit's text-to-speech
voices "read and speak" the same words that are displayed on the unit's screens.
The voices have an extensive vocabulary and they pronounce the street names as
you approach turns. The DNX7140 also features pre-recorded voices, which have a
limited vocabulary and do not speak names of locations or streets. Voice prompts
are available in English, Spanish or French.
Map Detail: The DNX7140 allows you to adjust the amount of
detail shown on the map. Displaying more detail cause the map to redraw your
route slower. You can also choose to adjust the other following map settings.
- Orientation: Changes the perspective of the map from 2D
North-Up (displays the map in 2 dimensions with North at the top), 2D
Track-Up (displays the map in 2 dimensions with your direction of travel at
the top of the screen), 3D Track-Up (displays the map in 3 dimensions with
your direction of travel at the top of screen).
- Color Mode: Select between Day (for a bright
background), Night (for a black background) or Auto (to automatically switch
between the two.
- Auto Zoom: Disables or enables automatic zooming on the
map for optimal viewing; you can also specify a maximum Auto Zoom distance
from 120 feet to 300 miles.
- Route Color: Choose the color of the route line (Red,
Green, Magenta, Blue, or Orange).
- Dim Roads: Dims the roads that are not on your route;
you can customize this setting to Never or While Driving.
- Map Data Fields: Customizes the width and contents of
the data fields displayed on the map page; you can choose from Normal, None,
Thin or Wide.
- Text Size: Adjusts the display size of the text on the
Map from none, Small, Medium or Large.
- Detail Maps: enables and disables the preloaded
- Zoom Level Detail: works in conjunction with Map Detail
to customize which map items appear at various zoom levels; for each item,
you can select Off, Auto, or a minimum zoom distance from 120 feet to 800
- Vehicle Select: choose between an arrow or car icon to
represent yourself on the unit's on-screen map
- POI Filter: you can choose to filter out certain
points-of-interests from your GPS searches
Navigation Settings: The DNX7140 features the following
Navigation Settings to help calculate your route.
- Vehicle: Specifies what vehicle you are driving; you
can choose a Car, Truck, Bus, Emergency, Taxi or Delivery.
- Preference: Selects the preference for your calculation
between Faster Time, Shorter Distance or Off Road.
- Ask Preference: Choose to have the navigation system
ask for your route preference each time it calculates a route.
- Next Turn Pop-Up: Selects to active the Next Turn
pop-up window as On, Off or Auto.
- Off-Route Recalculation: Sets the way the navigation
system responds when taken off the main route; you can silence the off-route
recalculating or have the unit voice prompt you.
- Continuous Auto Routing: This feature allows the
navigation system to continually search for a better route to your
destination. Continuous Auto Routing may be useful if a traffic accident
occurs or there are time-restricted turns on the current route.
- Avoidance Setup: This feature allows you to enter
specific areas and roads to avoid in your routes. You can choose to avoid
Major Roads, Medium Roads, Minor Roads, Traffic, Unpaved Roads, U-Turns,
Toll Roads, Carpool Lanes, or Ferries. You can also enter in Custom Avoids
which allows you select specific Roads or Areas to avoid.
- Detour: If you need to take a detour from your current
route, you can select the distance for the detour and what road to detour
Find Locations and Routes: The unit's "Where To?" menu
screen offers the following features to help you find your destination.
- Browse Map: Allows you to search for a destination by
touching and dragging the map.
- Go Home: Store one home location to allow you to
calculate a route home from any current location
- Address: Input your destination address by house
number, street, and city.
- Streets and Cities: Allows you to search for a city,
street, intersection or exit.
- My Locations: Store a destination as a Favorite in
advance, then easily select it as your new destination or insert it as point
along your route.
- Recent Finds: Choose from one of your 50 most recent
destinations or waypoints.
- Food, Hotel...: Allows you to search for over
6-millions points of interest in the following categories: Food and Drink,
Lodging, Fuel, ATM/Bank, Shopping, Attractions, Recreation, Entertainments,
Transportation, Hospital, Auto Services, Community, Other or Search All. The
"Spell Name" feature allows you to enter a point of interest by name. When
searching for a point of interest, you can choose one of the following
proximity settings: Near Here, Near Other City or Near Recent Finds
- Extras: You can manually load custom points of interest
(POI) databases, available from various companies on the Internet. Some
custom POI databases contain alert information for points such as safety
cameras and school zones. The navigation system can notify you when you
approach one of these points (Proximity Alert). You can download the custom
POIs onto a CD-R or DVD-/+R, which can then be loaded into the unit's
Search Modes: You can search for locations in a different
areas, such as a different city, near your destination or near your current
route. You can choose to the following search modes - Near Here, Near Other
City, Near Current Route, Near Current Road, Near Destination, and Near Recent
Turn-List: The unit's Turn List displays a list of
turn-by-turn instructions of your entire route as well a arrival information.
Multiple Destination Routing: You can add intermediate
destination points to your routes as you create it. You can also add points to
your route after its been created when you go to edit the route. You can program
up to 500 waypoints for long trips.
Trip Computer: The trip computer shows current speed,
current direction, distance to destination, total distance traveled, average
speed (including stopped time), average speed while moving, maximum speed, total
trip time, total moving time, and stopped time. You can reset just the maximum
speed or reset the entire trip computer at once.
Track Log: The track log creates a bread crumb trail (track
log) of your movement. At any time the entire track log can be displayed on the
map. You can also reset the track log whenever you like.
Mileage Log: There are four different mileage logs, each can
be named, individually activated/deactivated, and reset at any time.
FM Traffic Ready: Using an optional FM Traffic
Receiver (Kenwood GTM10, sold separately), the navigation system can
receive, use and display traffic information. When a traffic message is
received, you can see the event on the map and change your route to
avoid the traffic incident. TMC data is available in a fast-growing
number of cities throughout North America and gives prompt, accurate
notification of accidents, road construction, police, or emergency
action, etc. - so you can visually monitor traffic flow and, if
necessary, avoid traffic tie-ups. The on-screen map page of the DNX7140
displays a "diamond icon" when there is a traffic event of medium
severity or high severity on your current route or on the road you are
driving. If you press this icon, the DNX7140 will create a detour route
for you (if applicable) so you can avoid the traffic event. The optional
FM Traffic Receiver plugs into the unit's rear panel mini-USB input.
Note: Traffic services are available only in
select cities where coverage exists. A subscription is required to
enable traffic capability.
Safe Mode: Safe Mode disables all navigation system
functions when the vehicle's parking break is disengaged, that require
significant operator attention and could become a distraction while driving.
Multi-Language Display: The DNX7140's on-screen menu
supports 16 different languages to choose from, including - English, Spanish,
French and German.
Software/Map Data Updates: To update this navigation
system's software, you must have a CD or DVD writer, writable CD or DVD media
and an internet connection. To update the unit's navigation software go to
Garmin.com/kenwood. This navigation system will provide periodic notification at
startup when the preloaded maps are considered out of date. You can purchase a
DVD of updated map data from Garmin at Garmin.com/kenwood.
Compatible Discs: The Kenwood DNX7140 supports playback of DVD-Video,
DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-/+R DL, CD-Audio, CD-R/RW, CD-ROM, DTS-CD, and VCD
AAC/MP3/WMA Playback: This unit can play AAC (16-320 kbps),
MP3 (16-320 kbps) and WMA (48-192 kbps) files recorded on CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW
and DVD+/-R/W discs in ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, Romeo and Long file name
formats. Each disc should have a maximum of 8 directory levels, 254 folders per
disc, and 255 files per folder (512 maximum number of files and folders). During
MP3/WMA playback, the unit displays any recorded ID3 Tag information.
JPEG/MPEG Playback: In addition to MP3/WMA/AAC discs, this
unit can play discs with JPEG (8192 x 7680) still image files or MPEG video
files. The unit supports MPEG1 (352 x 240, 362 x 288) and MPEG2 (720 x 480, 720
x 576) NTSC video formats.
Setting: If there is a problem with the CD
player reading a disc with a special format, you can switch to a second CD Read
setting which "forces" the player to read the disc. CD Read setting 1
is for normal CDs and MP3/WMA discs, while CD Read setting 2 cannot read MP3/WMA/AAC
discs or VCD.
DVD Display Setup: You can setup the monitor to display a 16:9, 4:3
Letter-Box, or 4:3 Pan&Scan aspect ratio when viewing a DVD disc.
Control Screens: During DVD playback, you can control
certain operations simply by touching an area of the screen. You can touch the
left one-third of the screen to start the current chapter over, or the right
one-third of the screen to skip to the next chapter. Pressing the top center of
the screen activates the DVD Disc Menu control buttons, while pressing the
bottom center briefly displays the information screen. For VCD playback,
the top center is the Zoom control area.
Direct Search: By entering its number with the optional
remote (KNA-RCDV330, sold separately) you can directly access title, chapter,
time, track, channel, or frequency.
Video Display Adjustments: During playback of a video or still image
you can reverse the picture horizontally and rotate the picture clockwise or
Zoom: The DNX7140 features a 2 level zoom (2x or off) when
playing back video and still images.
Parental Control: Parental Control allows you to restrict DVD
playback according to a predetermined level.
You can select a parental control rating from 0-8, which is protected by a
CR-2 Tuner: The DNX7140 uses Kenwood's CR-2 tuner provides
high signal strength for clear
radio reception. The tuner features the Clean Reception System Circuit (CRSC)
for improved rejection of distortion due to multi-path. You
can choose one of three tuning modes: Auto 1 (seek tuning), Auto 2 (cycles
through and tunes the selected band's preset stations only with each button
press), or Manual.
Radio Data System (RDS): The
unit's tuner features RDS (Radio Data System). RDS is a service used by some
radio stations to transmit data outside of normal radio broadcast signals. When
an RDS station is received, you can immediately find out what kind of data is
being transmitted by looking at the program service name which appears in the
display after the frequency. RDS features an emergency transmission function
which interrupts regular programming to broadcast an emergency announcement
(such as a tornado or severe storm). There is also a switchable Traffic
Information function, which will automatically tune a traffic bulletin when it
is broadcast, even when you're not listening to the radio.
Station Name Preset (SNPS): This
feature allows you to assign names to radio stations. Up to 24 AM and FM
stations can be named. Each name can be up to
16 characters in length. The Preset Select menu will display the six presets in
each band either by name or frequency.
External Device Connection
AV Input: The DNX7140 is equipped with an
audio/video input consisting of a composite video jack and a pair
of stereo RCA jacks. This composite/stereo terminal can be used to
connect an external audio/video source. The audio/video input can be named
"VIDEO", "DVD", "VCD", "VCR",
"GAME", TV or "AUX".
Camera Input: The unit features a composite video input for
connecting an optional rear view camera, such as the Kenwood CCD-2000 (113CCD2000,
sold separately). The video from this connection can be set to display when
switched to this input, or display the rear view camera video automatically when
the vehicle is shifted into Reverse gear. You can also display the video of the
rear view camera in a mirror image, if desired. The purple/white wire in the
wiring harness must be connected to the vehicle's reverse lamp circuit for
automatic video switching.
A/V Output: The unit features a
set of stereo RCA jacks and a composite video jack to output A/V signals to an
optional monitor. You can choose AV-In, DVD, iPod, USB or Off as the source for the A/V
Built-In Bluetooth: The Kenwood DNX7140 features built-in
2.4GHz Bluetooth technology (version 2.0) with a range of 32.8 ft and supports
the following profiles: HFP (Hands Free Profile), HSP (Headset Profile), OPP
(Object Push Profile), PBAP (Phonebook Access Profile), SPP (Serial Port
Profile), and SYNC (Synchronization Profile). The unit's touchscreen controls
can be used to dial a number, answer an in-coming call or end a call. The DNX7140
can even be setup to automatically answer a call. The unit comes with an
external microphone with adjustable gain so you can carry on your side of the
conversation while listening to the other party through your car's front
speakers. During a conversation, you can switch between the Private Mode
(talking directly on your cell phone) and the Hands Free Mode. Your cell phone
must be paired with the DNX7140 before you make and receive calls. You can
register up to five cell phones (only one paired phone can be used at a time).
You can also wirelessly download the short message (SMS) arrived at your
cell-phone so that is can be read on the headunit's display. Using the DNX7140,
you can dial a phone number in one of the following ways:
- Entering a Phone Number: Allows you to directly dial a
phone number up to 32 digits.
- Speed Dialing: Allows you to register up to 6 phone
numbers for quick dialing.
- Phone Book: You can dial by using the downloaded phone
book. You can download phone book data from your cell phone to the DNX7140.
Up to 1000 numbers can be stored for each registered cell phone. Each number
can be up to 32 digits long and each name can be up to 50 characters long.
You can search for a number by the initials, or you can search the phone
book in alphabetical order.
- Outgoing Call List: Allows you to dial by using the
outgoing call list. Up to 10 phone numbers are stored in the outgoing call
- Incoming Call List: Allows you to dial by using the
incoming call list. Up to 10 phone numbers are stored in the incoming call
- Missed Call List: Allows you to dial by using the
missed call list. Up to 10 phone numbers are stored in the missed call list.
- Voice Dialing: If your phone supports voice
recognition, then you can dial out by voice command. You can register up to
35 voice tags.
Note: Visit Kenwood.com for a complete list of
compatible Bluetooth enabled phones.
USB Port: The Kenwood DNX7140 features a rear panel 2.0 USB
type-A port that is attached to the chassis with a 36" cord to allow for various
placement options during installation. The USB port enables playback of MP3
(16-230 kbps), WMA (48-192 kbps), and AAC (16-320 kbps) files as well as JPEG
(8192 x 7680 pixels) files from connected portable USB mass-storage players, USB
thumb drives and portable digital audio players. The USB port is compatible with
all USB mass storage class devices that support the FAT16 or FAT32 file system.
The headunit can recognize up to 126 folders (255 files per folders) and 15,000
total files. The unit will display any recorded ID3 Tag information stored on
your connected USB device. You USB device's rechargeable battery will be
recharged while it is connected to the USB port of the DNX7140 and the unit is
iPod High Speed Connection: The USB port and the rear panel
3.5mm A/V AUX inputs are compatible with select iPod devices when used with the
optional KCA-iP301V adapter (113IP301V,
sold separately). The USB Direct Connection enables high-speed iPod data
communications of 12MB/bps via the optional KCA-iP301V (3-Wire) interface. One
end of the cable plugs directly into your iPod's dock connector while the other
end of the cable uses three connectors that plug into the back of the DNX7140.
The USB type-A connector portion of the cable plugs into the receiver's USB port
and handles the control and charging of your iPod, so you can navigate through
your music and video files using the head unit's touchscreen controls and view
song and movie info on its display. The two 3.5mm miniplug connectors of the
cable plug into the unit's A/V 3.5mm inputs and transfer the music and video
from your iPod to your Kenwood DVD/CD player. By using the Auxiliary input the
music travels to the receiver as an analog signal, so you can even play the
Digital-Rights-Protected files you've stored on your iPod. The controls of the
DNX7140 are seamless when used with the optional KCA-iP301V and include metadata
browsing and playback of DRM contents, as well as the ability to choose any iPod
playback mode to suit your listening application. The Kenwood DNX7140 and the
KCA-iP301V iPod adapter cable is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports
the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of Nov. 2009):
Note: Apple firmware updates may change
Satellite Radio Ready: There are several options for
connecting an optional XM or SIRIUS Satellite Radio tuner to this receiver:
- Sirius: To receive SIRIUS Satellite Radio, you can
connect the optional SIRIUS Universal Vehicle Tuner (607SCC1) and the
optional Kenwood Sirius Satellite Radio Interface (113CASR20V); package item
700SIRKENV; or you can connect the optional CA-SR20V Kenwood Sirius
Satellite Radio Interface and the SiriusConnect vehicle docking kit
(607SCVDOC1); package item number
700SIRKENP, along with your compatible SIRIUS Dock & Play receiver.
SIRIUS Satellite Radio features more than 120 streams of original
programming beamed coast-to-coast, including 65 streams of commercial-free,
digital-quality music, and news, talk, sports, entertainment, and children's
- XM: A portable XM satellite radio receiver can be connected to the head
unit via its auxiliary input.
Note: A subscription is also required to receive
satellite radio programming from SIRIUS or XM.
HD Radio Ready: The DNX7140 is HD Radio ready. With an
optional Kenwood HD Radio tuner (113KTCHR20
113HR300, sold separately), you will be able to receive digital AM/FM
broadcasts from local stations where available. This new technology will
significantly improve audio quality and reception, as well as include
information such as artist name and song titles or traffic news, viewable on the
24-Bit D-A Converter: For superb quality audio
playback from DVDs, CDs, and USB media, the DNX7140 is equipped with a
24-bit digital-to-analog converter.
3 Sets of Preamp Outputs: The DNX7140 features front, rear,
and subwoofer 2-volt preamp outputs. The front and rear preamp outputs feature
fade control while the subwoofer preamp output is non-fading.
DSP (Digital Signal Processing): In order to optimize the
sound quality, you can use the unit's Digital Signal Processing to set the type
of vehicle, speaker sizes, distances and x-over points. The DSP settings include
- Cabin Setting: Choose from Compact, Full Size Car,
Wagon, Mini Van , Mini Van, SUV, Mini Van Long, or Off
- Position Control: For a better sound-stage you can
select your optimal listening position. You can choose from All, Front
Left, Front Right or Front. You can also select to manually fine tune the
sound stage by selecting the distance for each individual speaker in the
vehicle compared to your listening position.
- Speaker Location: You
can set the location of your vehicle's Front and Rear speakers.
- Front: Choose from
Door, On Dash, or Under Dash
- Rear: Choose from
Door, Rear Deck, 2nd Row, or 3rd Row
- Speaker Size: You can select the speaker size for your
Front and Rear speakers, as well as your subwoofer.
- Front: Choose from 6-1/2", 6-3/4", 7", 4"x6",
5"x7", 6"x8", 6"x9", 7"x10", OEM, 4", or 5"
- Tweeter: Select either None or Use
- Rear: Choose from 6-1/2", 6-3/4", 7", 4"x6", 5"x7",
6"x8", 6"x9", 7"x10", OEM, 4", or 5"
- Subwoofer: Select from 10", 12", 15", None, 6-1/2"
- Digital Time Alignment (DTA): Choose from 0.00 to 20.3
feet for the Front pair of speakers, Rear pair of speakers and Subwoofer
distances in reference to the distance between your listening positioning
and the locations of the particular speakers.
- X'Over: The headunit
features independent Front and Rear high-pass crossovers as well as a
subwoofer low-pass crossover.
- Front High Pass Filter: Select between 30, 40, 50,
60, 70, 80 ,90, 100, 120, 150, 180, 220, or 250 Hz at a slope of -12,
-18, or -24 dB per octave; you can also select full-range
- Rear High Pass Filter: Select between 30, 40, 50,
60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 120, 150, 180, 220, or 250 Hz at a slope of -12,
-18, or -24 dB per octave; you can also select full-range
- Subwoofer Low Pass Filter: Select between 30, 40,
50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 120, 150, 180, 220, or 250 Hz at a slope of
-12, -18, or -24 dB per octave; you can also select full-range
- Subwoofer Phase: Choose either Normal or Reverse
- Subwoofer Level: You can adjust the level of the unit's
subwoofer preamp output from -10 to +10dB.
Note: You can choose to bypass the headunit's DSP feature.
Equalizer Control: Equalizer Control allows you to use one
of the System Q presets, or set your own custom settings for the front and back
speakers using the 5-band Equalizer. The EQ adjustments are as follows:
- System Q Presets: You can select from Natural, Rock,
Pops, Easy, Top 40, Jazz, Game, iPod or User.
- 5-Band EQ: 5-Band frequency adjustment (-9 to +9 dB)
for Front and Rear speakers using the following center frequencies - 62.5Hz,
250Hz, 1kHz, 4khz, and 16kHz.
Bass Boost: The DNX7140 features a three-step Bass Boost (Off, 1, 2) to
enhance your music's lower frequencies.
Bass DC Extension: When this feature is turned on it extends
the bass center frequency to the low register by approximately 20% adding
additional bass response to your system.
Space Enhancer: This feature is used to enhance the soundscape your
car audio system.
Volume Offset Control: The level of each source may be independently
to prevent radical leaps in output volume when switching from one source to another. The
available settings range from -15 to 0.
Dolby Digital: The DNX7140 supports playback of Dolby Digital
and DTS 2.0 DVD discs and will convert multi-channel Dolby Digital sources to
2-channel. The DNX7140 also features a toslink digital output to connect the unit
to an external surround sound processor.
Dynamic Range: The dynamic range can be adjusted by selecting either
Normal, Wide or Dialog. Dialog makes the total sound volume become larger as
compared with Wide and Normal, allowing you to listen to the movie's dialogue
more clearly. This is effective only on Dolby Digital software.
Tone Memory: This feature allows you to store your audio settings for each
source (DVD, CD, USB, Aux, and Tuner).
Setup Memory: Audio Setup and
AV Interface settings can be memorized and recalled at any time. When the
settings are cleared when the unit is disconnected from the battery, they can be
Dual Zone Capability: The unit's dual zone control allows
you to independently set the source for the front and rear channels. You can set
the front channels to Tuner, Sirius, XM, DVD, Video, USB, iPod, Bluetooth, TV,
Navigation or Standby. You can se the rear channels to DVD, Video, iPod, USB,
Off. You can adjust the volume of the 2nd Zone independently from 0 to 35.
Remote Control: The Kenwood DNX7140 comes with an IR
wireless remote control which can be used to operate all the functions of the
multimedia headunit wirelessly (except for monitor open/close and disc eject). A
slide switch allows you to switch between the control modes for the built-in
DVD/CD player, external video source, external audio source and Navigation.
Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility:The DNX7140 has a
steering remote control lead attached to the harness. When used with the
optional SWI-JACK interface (127SWIJACK,
sold separately), you can retain the use of your steering wheel and/or rear seat
radio controls when replacing the factory head unit in select vehicles. The SWI-JACK
is compatible with over 95% of the vehicles made from 1986 to the present.
Compatible vehicles include many Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet,
Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hummer, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia,
Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan,
Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Suzuki, Toyota, and Volkswagen
vehicles and Harley Davidson motorcycles. Please consult the Crutchfield Vehicle
Selector to see if your vehicle is compatible.