Plays FLAC files

Kenwood's KMM-100U digital media receiver will give digital music aficionados what they've been clamoring for: FLAC support. Finally, you'll be able to throw your FLAC files on a USB thumb drive, plug it into the front of the receiver, and enjoy your lossless files on the go. You'll see your music's metadata on the screen and be able to navigate your music using the receiver's controls. And you'll be happy to know that buying this receiver won't break the bank.

Tons of media options

If you use an iPod® or iPhone®  for your music, this Kenwood makes it easy and safe to use your player in your car. Just plug into the convenient front-panel USB input, and you'll enjoy outstanding control over your playlists right from the receiver. Tools like Alphabet Search, Reverse Browsing, and Skip Search allow you to find the song you want fast, without having to squint at the tiny display on your player. Android users, you can download Kenwood's free Music Control app and access music from your phone through this receiver.

Kenwood KMM-100U digital media receiver

Kenwood's KMM-100U digital media receiver features handy front-panel USB and auxiliary inputs.

If you're a Pandora® Internet radio fan, you can even pick from your favorite stations when your iPhone's connected. And you and your friends can plug almost any portable device into the receiver's handy front-panel minijack input and listen to your favorite tunes while you drive. 

A big step up from a factory radio

The typical factory radio doesn't have the power needed to deliver clean sound when you get up to highway speeds, but this Kenwood's built-in amplifier offers impressive power for a big bump in performance. The KMM-100U also gives you a 3-band EQ and a 3-level bass boost, along with a Supreme Setting feature to improve the sound of your compressed music. If you add a powered sub to your system, you can turn it up and down with the receiver's sub level control, a great feature if you listen to a wide variety of music. Last of all, Kenwood includes a wireless remote for your convenience.

This digital media receiver will not play CDs. If you want to play CDs in your vehicle, we offer a wide selection of CD receivers.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • digital media receiver with AM/FM tuner (does not play CDs)
    • built-in MOSFET amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • iPod control (also compatible with Music Control app for select Android phones)
    • Pandora control with iPhone
    • detachable face with 11-digit LCD display (blue lettering, red button illumination)
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • System Q Sound Control (8 EQ curves and a 3-band equalizer)
    • Supreme Setting improves the sound of heavily compressed music files
    • speaker size settings
    • bass boost
    • low-pass filter and subwoofer level control
    Expandability:
    • iPod direct control via USB input — no adapter necessary, but adding Kenwood's optional cable lets you leave your iPod cable at home
    • inputs: front-panel auxiliary input and USB port
    • outputs: 2-channel preamp outputs (2.5-volt rear/sub)
    Other features and specs:

    Why replace your factory radio?

    Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

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    RECIEVER

    Written By MOTODAD615, SIOUX FALLS SD on Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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    VERY SATISFIED WITH INSTALL LOOOKS GREAT NOT SO HAPPY IT ISNT A CD PLAYER BUT IM BEGINNING TO REALLY ENJOY PANDORA OPTION GREAT SET UP WITH IPHONE

    good value

    Written By Dana, west linn, OR on Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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    Fits well, sounds good and the thumb drive works perfectly.

    Pros: Crutchfield install guide is excellent

    Cons: None obvious

    Head Unit Rocks

    Written By D, Ohio on Monday, March 03, 2014

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    Overall for the price of a head unit that is for the base items, this Kenwood model cant be beat. Did everything i wanted it to and yet kept the price in check.

    Pros: Easy fitting into limited space, allows for amp connection, highest RMS on the market standard, front USB and Aux connectors, Built in Mosfet Amp

    Cons: Color selcetions for display would be nice. Red is the only color.

    GREAT stereo

    Written By Jay, Bend, OR on Thursday, February 13, 2014

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    This is a great stereo! Very light and much smaller since it does not use CD. Very easy to use and understand. Definitely makes your speakers sound better. USB is awesome!

    Pros: Light, easy to use, looks good, fits perfect, no need for CDs anymore, USB/IPOD/AUX is great

    Cons: Does not work with Ipod Shuffle (which I have). That is my fault for not checking compatibility. USB stick works just the same so that is good.

    Lot of stereo for not a lot of money.

    Written By Anonymous, Blaine, MN on Sunday, February 09, 2014

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    I only got this stereo over a Kenwood Excelon stereo due to the lack of space I have in my dashboard on my car. I have only two regrets about getting this stereo, one is the lack of more RCA outputs for adding a 4 channel amplifier later on, and the other is only a small annoyance, I can't change the color of the lights like on my other Kenwood Excelon stereo.

    Pros: Good price Very small size Plenty of sound from a small cheap stereo.

    Cons: Lack of color changing on this model. Lack of outputs for a 4 channel amplifier.

    Heat stereo

    Written By Anonymous, Hummelstown, Pa on Sunday, February 02, 2014

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    This product sounds great and was very easy to install with the install kit.

    Pros: Easy install

    Cons: None

    Excellent replacement for stock HU

    Written By Bob, Denver on Saturday, January 25, 2014

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    Just installed this to replace an early 90s OEM (Panasonic) made cassette with the 6 CD unit in the trunk. Huge difference. The Kenwood offers many more controls, three times the power and a USB for my iPhone/Pod. The sound is much better as one would expect. It also has all the controls I need for my trunk sub, too so I did not have to run the remote from the sub and muck up the dash. The install was pretty straight forward and it fits the dash very well. Took some fiddling around with the unit in the driveway to figure it all out but for an open box item on the cheap it was an incredible value!

    Pros: Sound quality, detailed controls, controls my iPhone/Pod. Radio is pretty good, too.

    Cons: It wasn't free?

    So Far So Good!

    Written By Scott V, Comox, BC on Thursday, January 23, 2014

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    I have only had this deck a week and so far so good. Install was crazy easy, but there were some steps during installation that were not explained.

    The dash kit for my vehicle needed to have some tabs broken off and a removeable coverplate thing removed as well. Also with the wiring, the deck had a single ground, and the wiring harness had two seperate grounds. A quick call to customer service clarified that all three get twisted together.

    Overall though, the sound is WAY better than the old stock deck in my Ford F250. I don't use CD's any more, so the lack of a CD player is not an issue.

    Pros: - VERY affordable - Easy Instal - Good sound - iPod/iPhone control

    Cons: - Can't change display colors and the red is a bit hard on the eyes - button for skipping songs etc is stiff, hard on the fingers. Would be better if the volume know clicked sideways as in other Kenwood models - Lack of CD Player if you care (I don't)

    Awesome Radio

    Written By JG55, Yucca Valley, CA on Friday, January 17, 2014

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    Awesome radio at an awesome price. It's so nice to be able to listen to the music I like and not have to have radio stations go in and out while traveling. Thank you, Crutchfield! -)

    Pros: The option to listen to the music I love

    Cons: The radio doesn't quite fit tight enough in the opening, so it sometimes cuts out on rough roads, it but continues right where it left off when it gets through the rough areas.

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    Written By TimC, West Plains, MO on Thursday, January 16, 2014

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    Installed in a 1990 Buick LaSabra. Install went smooth and as always Crutchfield techs were there to help. This install was for my daughters 16th birthday. She loves it and that is what matters most. Thanks Crutchfield!

    Fine Unit

    Written By BERT, Stamford CT on Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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    This is a very good unit for the price point. Has many features and the digital tuner pulls in the stations clearly.

    Pros: Great price, good unit, easy install & set up. Love the UBS & AUX ports.

    Cons: Could use more power I will add an amp with EQ.

    Perfect

    Written By Devin, Columbus ohio on Sunday, January 12, 2014

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    I can't say anything other than, I love this thing. I'm serious.

    Pros: I was worried that I wouldn't be able to link up to spotify through my iPhone with the USB port but it worked first try.

    Cons: Non for the price range.

    Pretty good stereo, Pandora is hit/miss

    Written By Spaztic, Atlanta, GA on Saturday, January 11, 2014

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    Easy to install, sounds really good. Pandora is hit or miss and you cannot navigate while plugged in. Still a great price and great sounding stereo.

    Pros: Sounds good, looks good.

    Cons: Pandora doesn't work that great.

    Great Head Unit!

    Written By Garrett F, Chicago, IL on Saturday, January 11, 2014

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    Awesome head unit, especially for the price! Crutchfield said it would protrude 1-inch from the dash in my 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix, however I found this to not be true. The radio actually has a rather shallow depth and fit in flush with the dashboard. It looks almost as if the stereo came with the car! The USB function works wonderfully with my iPhone 5 and I no longer have to fiddle with CD's while driving.

    Pros: Compact radio, fits in perfectly with my car and is flush with the dashboard. Awesome sound! Isn't cluttered with too many settings or features.

    Cons: None that I can think of.

    Excellent Gift

    Written By P.Ann, NY on Wednesday, January 08, 2014

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    My daughter bought this car stereo as a Christmas gift for her 19 year old boyfriend. He is 100% happy with it. HIs uncle helped him install it, no problems. He likes the easy to read light up display. The main reason he wanted a new stereo for his 1995 Chev Cavalier is so he could listen to his iPod in his car, he's in his car alot for his job - pizza delivery boy.

    Amazing

    Written By Eric B, Olympia, WA on Saturday, January 04, 2014

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    I love it it's really user friendly an it looks nice in my car

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    Written By Henry H, Mechanicsville Md. on Sunday, December 29, 2013

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    Easy to install and simple to use and it looks great in the dash, the removeable faceplate keeps it safe

    Pros: ease of installation

    Cons: could be to many sound options a little trying to get the sound just right

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    Written By Jerry, Niceville, FL on Saturday, December 28, 2013

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    It is a really good stereo! The sound is awesome and it is extremely user friendly!

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    Written By Anonymous, Colorado Springs, Co on Saturday, December 28, 2013

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    Excellent sound,easy to install, excellent price. Kenwood and Crutchfield always deliver

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    Written By Anonymous, Aurora IL. on Saturday, November 30, 2013

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    Nice product, great value, simple to use

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    Written By Bruce, Lakewood, CO on Friday, November 29, 2013

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    This was a terrific and inexpensive addition to an older vehicle that we have. It added the feature of a USB port and the lighted front is much more attractive. It was a reasonably simple installation and for the most part - the instructions were very good other than identifying where the splice in lnk was located.

    Pros: Price, ease, attractive

    Cons: A bit short on power but I maybe should have upgraded the speaker system too.

    Great Value

    Written By Andrew, Boston, MA on Friday, November 22, 2013

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    I was looking for a simple upgrade to my Honda Element's stock radio. I listen to Pandora and a lot of audiobooks so the integration with the iPhone has been just what I was looking for. Controls are not initially intuitive but are fairly easy to learn. The sound is significantly better than my stock unit.

    Pros: iPhone integration Pandora integration Good sound improvement over stock

    Cons: No option for time to show regardless of music playing Dim option is not readily accessible Always lit up, not tied into lighting system (Honda Element)

    Amazing car stero

    Written By Chris vega, Plainview, Texas on Friday, November 22, 2013

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    This is an amazing stereo very simple great and easy to use very cool looking as well. Very easy set up as well!

    Pros: Easy set up Easy to use Very cool looking Great sound quality

    Alva Sholty

    Written By Alva S, Saint Petersburg, FL on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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    Installed the Kenwood KMM-100U Receiver in 15 minutes - after cutting a mounting hole in my camper salon cabinetry, resulting in significant improvement in sound over original receiver installed by manufacturer. The fader cleanly controls a second set of speakers in bedroom. Lots of Boom for my Buck. Standby Clock readout functions as living area timepiece. Appearance & Quality A plus.

    Great and East

    Written By YOUAGAIN55, Atlanta, GA on Thursday, November 07, 2013

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    Looks great and is a big upgrade from stock. Easy Install and I am very happy I recommend it

    Pros: Looks Good Sounds Good Ipod Cable

    Cons: none

    100U a true Winner!

    Written By DMcTrumpet, Raleigh, NC on Wednesday, November 06, 2013

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    Needed a stereo upgrade for our 2004 Focus due to lack of connectivity of iPod. What a steal! Many people do not like the idea of NO CD player, but that was the attraction - keep it simple and use your iPods. This Kenwood unit changed how I thought about listening in this set of wheels. The sound is terrific and I listen more than ever when I drive around town.

    Pros: PRICE. Ease of install. Instructions. Sound. So enjoyed it that I purchased a more expensive unit for my newer car.

    Cons: It does have some limitations, but for the price, it is very fun to have.

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    Written By Anonymous, Troy, New York on Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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    perfect for the money. i bought two!

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    Written By Peter M., Newport News, VA on Tuesday, October 15, 2013

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    Best sound quality out of any stereo I have ever bought. Its stylish, small and great fit in my Mazda 3. Crutchfield has amazing customer service for this purchase. I will def be a returning customer in the future.

    Pros: Size, style, color and adaptability.

    Cons: None :)

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    Written By Tyler G, Big Rapids, MI on Tuesday, October 08, 2013

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    Sounds great with aftermarket speakers I also got from Crutchfield. Small size fits in the dash nicely and it puts out great sound for its size. Overall a great value.

    Great Unit

    Written By Tony T, Iowa City, Iowa on Tuesday, October 08, 2013

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    Installed this in a Sebring convertible. With the installation gear it was the easiest install ever.

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    Written By Al R, WI on Saturday, September 28, 2013

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    Very nice unit. Amazing for the price. Easy to install. Controls are easy to use and sounds great.

    Pros: Many

    Cons: None

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    Written By Mark H, Little Rock, AR on Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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    For those of you who have a 2003 Buick LaSabre this is about your only choice. You will have to call Technical Support if you want help with the install, because Crutchfield doesn't have installation sheets for this model vechile. However Tech Support was awesome. You will have to install a chime and you will need to get creative on where to put it. I installed mine on top of the air vent with 2 sided tape. I order front and rear speakers, but honestly after installing the receiver, the factory speakers sound pretty good.

    Pros: Sound is good. Pretty easy to use, especially with the remote.

    Cons: Only one line of text. You have to choose between text info or clock display.

    awesome

    Written By Anonymous, Rapid City, SD on Sunday, September 22, 2013

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    Does exactly what I wanted it to, just doesn't display the time, can only display one title at a time and is difficult to scroll through to find specific songs.

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    Written By Anonymous, Westerville, Ohio on Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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    This stereo made my stock speakers sound a lot better but I'm had a little trouble figuring out how to set up all the specifications I wanted

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    Written By Sasquash, Puerto Rico on Saturday, September 07, 2013

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    Wow! the Jvc/Kenwood joint, is perfect! the quality is great!!

    Pros: greats features

    Cons: ______

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    Written By Skipper, Portland, OR on Thursday, September 05, 2013

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    A very affordable upgrade sound system to current factory equipment with good sound quality and easy to use.

    Pros: Very affordable, integration with iPhone and Pandora, Easy to Install with the purchase of cable harness, displays song title, pauses music for turn by turn GPS navigation instructions.

    Cons: No inputs from the back (all inputs are in the front), and can't see the display when direct sunlight on it (an major issue with a convertible)

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    Written By onemat, Ashland City, TN on Friday, August 30, 2013

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    I like the fact that I no longer have to carry precious CDs anymore. If you don't need to play CDs in the car, why play for a player? You save $ as well. I run an Android phone with 5000+ stored on it. Running it Aux in keeps the information and artwork visible on the phone. Running it via USB is very cool too as it charges the phone, but the software offered up by Kennwood is not yet working well on my phone.

    Pros: Great radio with excellent reception. Small size (depth) makes it easy to mount where there isn't much space.

    Cons: Kenwood USB software not great (yet). Slow to load and no cross fading songs. Sometimes it doesn't load all my files. I use the aux in and it works fine. The labeling on buttons 1-6 is poor, especially for the alternate USB mode.

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    Written By Anonymous, Colorado Springs, Co on Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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    Replacement stereo for my son's vehicle. Inexpensive upgrade to older vehicle. Installed easily, provides upgraded capability (Iphone, Ipod control etc)

    Pros: Inexpensive, good quality

    Cons: non so far

    Great radio for the price

    Written By Tim H, Richmond, VA on Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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    overall completely worth the money, plugged right into my girlfriends 06' jeep liberty and looks great. the presets are a little confusing when using a USB, but other than that it's pretty straight forward. definitely recommend

    Pros: Looks great, easy to install, USB and two AUX inputs work perfectly.

    Cons: Kind of a pain to navigate through USB files

    Clean sound, low price

    Written By SteveL, Waukesha, WI on Monday, August 12, 2013

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    Don't let the low price fool you--this is a serious car stereo. I chose the KMM-100U for my 2008 Toyota RAV4 because it has iPhone controls (for my wife) and plays lossless FLAC files (for me). Installation and setup were easy, once I figured out how to cancel demo mode. Song access from a USB flash drive is instantaneous and the sound is clean and accurate. With the iPhone, there's a slight delay changing tracks. FM reception is very good. In short, if you really want/need Bluetooth, go for a JVC; but if you don't mind plugging in, the Kenwood is a tough to beat.

    Great receiver, great value

    Written By CalGee, Helen, GA on Sunday, August 11, 2013

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    Bought this to replace a factory unit in my 2001 Subaru Forester. It was an easy install with Crutchfield's MasterSheet. No need to call their tech support but I'm glad they were there if I needed them. The Kenwood unit worked perfectly and was an excellent fit in the console. The sound quality is very good and would probably be better if I replaced the factory speakers. I'm very pleased with the Kenwood receiver and WILL but again from Crutchfield!

    Pros: Perfect fit for my vehicle, easy install, very good sound, detachable face, front usb and aux ports

    Cons: No Bluetooth

    Great product

    Written By M. Hinkle, Midlothian, va on Saturday, August 10, 2013

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    Worth it for reals

    Perfect fit for Vanagon

    Written By Paul N, Indian Orchard, MA on Sunday, August 04, 2013

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    I have a 91 Vanagon and not much fits. SO I found this head unit and didn't need CD so I went with it. A few minutes connecting wires to the adapter and pulled stock radio and plugged this one in. Works great. It doesn't recognize my droid based phone. Hoping this changes in the future.

    Pros: Fit perfectly

    Cons: Not many options, doesn't work with the Droid App by Kenwood. Little buttons tough to see with 48 y/o eyes...Don't know if that is a review of my eyes or the unit. lol

    Nice Stereo

    Written By Anonymous, Okanogan, WA on Friday, August 02, 2013

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    Great stereo for the money

    Pros: Love the USB port

    Cons: A little bit of a delay on the source button.

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    Written By Wesl, missoula mt on Friday, July 26, 2013

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    nice unit, easy to install , plug in ipod and go. sounds great

    Pros: no more carrying cd's around and a good price

    Cons: sits lower in dash and the small buttons are harder to navigate

    Perfect for a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix

    Written By JasonS, Minneapolis, MN on Friday, July 19, 2013

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    It fits perfectly because of how small it is. Great sound and it looks good. It's a great deck for the price.

    Pros: Fits great. Sounds great. Looks good

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    Written By Steve, Grand Junction, CO on Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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    This unit went into a 26 year old vehicle. I have never installed a radio before and when I removed the old unit, I thought I would have to find a professional installer, but when I started to sort out the wiring it started to make sense and I was able to get the job done. I did have to call the support team a couple of times for clarification and they answered all my questions. The radio inself seems a little complicated to operate, but then I am old and not as tech savvy as those who grew up with computers....I'm sure my wife will get it all figured out : ) I chose this unit because it has a USB and ipod input.

    Looks very good so far.

    Written By Ron H., New Bern, NC on Friday, July 12, 2013

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    I installed this radio and am pleased with the sound quality and it's appearance. It was easy to install. I've not had an opportunity to use this unit much, My van is in the paint shop.

    Great choice for my '86 Ford Ranger

    Written By Dave D., Wenatchee, WA on Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I recently acquired an '86 Ranger XL pickup with extremely low miles, but being as it spent its life outside, it was weathered badly, including the sound system. The factory radio worked, but the speakers were bad, so a call to Crutchfield got me a set of speakers, adapters, wiring harness adapters, the works. The new speakers made the old Ford radio sound worse than before, and the Balance lever broke off, so I ordered one of these to replace it. The Kenwood is a basic AM-FM radio, similar to the one I put in my '90 Bronco II, also from Crutchfield. Removing the old radio was the hardest part of the installation, and once out, I found that it had an extra wire for the "Premium Sound" system, which I hadn't counted on. A call to Customer Support, and after explaining the situation, the tech guy advised me to use the plugs supplied, and connect the wires to the radio according to the color codes, and disregard the rest, which I did. On powering up, the new radio worked perfectly! Judging by the replacement process, I think the original radio and speakers were put into the dashboard before it was installed in the truck. If I ever have to do this again, I'll know what to look for, and the wiring harnesses and trim kit made for an easy and neat installation. The radio looks like it was meant to go there, and I now have an '86 truck with a 2013 radio system. Thanks, Crutchfield!

    Pros: Everything supplied for a neat, easy installation.

    Cons: This radio does not have a CD player, but I knew that going in. All I wanted was a good AM-FM radio.

    Radio Does Not Support RDS

    Written By gapperguy, Oregonia, OH on Sunday, June 09, 2013

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    I am pleased with this radio. However, it was listed as supporting RDS which this model does not. Paid to have it installed and found out later. The display is hard to see in bright sunlight. Sounds great though.

    Pros: Great sound Ease of controls

    Cons: No RDS support as listed with the product

    Compact, fantastic!

    Written By Anonymous, Lafayette, IN on Monday, May 13, 2013

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    This product is half the size of the average car CD stereo system, who needs CD's anymore, and still has so much to offer. Great sound and a great value if you are over CD's as much as I am.

    Pros: Small size, leaves extra room for a car chime system if your car needs one. Great sound USB and Aux connections

    Cons: None

    Ken wood KMM 100U

    Written By Marshall, Roanoke, VA on Friday, May 10, 2013

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    Bought this unit for my 1971 MGB. The enclosed instructions made installation very easy and the unit provides terrific value for the dollar. Crutchfield's quick service and excellent support Malle for a winning combination.

    Very happy

    Written By Rob W., Prague, ok on Wednesday, May 01, 2013

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    Great radio for the price. I've always been a Kenwood fan. This receiver just keeps me a fan.

    Pros: Small and easy to mount with the kit from Crutchfield. Front mount USB and auxiliary plugs.

    Great Product for the price

    Written By AdamL, Vicksburg, MI on Sunday, April 28, 2013

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    I have bought two kenwood receivers at this point, and both are great products. Both are so easy to install and sound great for the price

    Kenwood KMM-100U

    Written By D Arnold, Chelsea Maine on Saturday, April 20, 2013

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    The first unit I installed had an issue with the volume knob whenever something was plugged into the USB port. I called tech support and was told another unit would be shipped that day. Second unit has been perfect. Very happy with the unit and with the excellent customer service.

    Pros: Ease of installation and great customer service!

    Cons: First unit installed had issues

    Great radio

    Written By Anonymous, San Antonio, TX on Wednesday, April 17, 2013

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    Easy to install and easy to use. Sounds great and I have no complaints.

    Great for the price!

    Written By Ron G., Havre de Grace, MD on Thursday, April 11, 2013

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    Order the yesterday received today. Since I had a Kenwood in my 1998 Corvette it took about 5 minutes to install.

    Pros: Sounds great with my 4 Bose speakers, works my Ipod with no problem. AM and FM sounds great. Easy to operate.

    Cons: Can't think of any.

    Perfect Match

    Written By Anonymous, Steven on Monday, April 01, 2013

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    I wanted to change out my factory speakers on my 97 Jeep Wrangler. Lets face it basically driving around in a tent. Based on the advice of the rep. I went with Kenwood KMM-100u Media Receiver and the Polk Audio DXi 400's and 525.

    I did the install by myself (with a couple of call into the tech line to make sure I was not going to far off base). Word of advice get the install kit. It is a wise investment. The overall installation I spent another $30 but that was due to the wiring mess I found once I took the receiver out and had to some splicing. No way Crutchfield could have seen that one coming and yippie I have new volt meter, zip ties and a bunch of butt splices.

    This is just a media receiver. It can handle USB and a 3.5 audio jack The uninstall of the old system (previous owner had an Alpine) was simple. Getting the new on in took a few hours as I had to make a parts run and splice everything together from scratch. Overall the instructions worked very well and were easy to follow. I am no gear head. I am better with electronics. But if instructions are well out and logical I am good to go and these were.

    Hooked the battery backup and was good to go.

    The system functions (clock etc) were easy to set up using the manual.

    I stream content from my phone at this point mainly from Amazon and Pandora. Now I listen to metal, classical, audio books and podcasts. I thought the system performed above and beyond. Even going down the interstate.

    Pros: Recommendations really worked for the vehicle in question Easy install for one person - Tech support was great to deal with questions I had Instructions were basically spot on At 70 mph on the interstate everything is clear and sounds great from music to audio books Looks good in the vehicle

    Cons: Still learning the system but the Pandora feature does not seem to want work though this could be because I am using Android.

    Hands-on research

    What's in the box?

    Download owner's manual

    • Digital media receiver (with 10-amp fuse inserted into the chassis)
    • Face (attached)
    • Trim ring (attached)
    • Sleeve (installed)
    • Wiring harness
    • Wireless remote control (RC-406)
    • CR2025 3V lithium-battery (installed in remote)
    • 2 Removal tools
    • 4 Panhead ISO-mount screws
    • 4 Flathead ISO-mount screws
    • Machine screw (lock-/flat-washer installed)
    • Face-fixing screw
    • Instruction Manual (En/Fr/Sp)
    • Warranty Card

    Features and Specs

    General
    CEA-2006 Compliant No
    RMS Power Output 22 watts
    Peak Output 50 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20KHz