Well-equipped for your digital lifestyle

Kenwood's DDX470 raises the bar for in-dash DVD receivers, offering compatibility with many iPhone® apps, comprehensive iPod® controls, and built-in Bluetooth®. Its bright 6.1" touchscreen and simple menu interface make it easy to use, so you can spend your time enjoying its many features and less time reading the manual.

Easy Bluetooth pairing with your iPhone

The DDX470 features Apple Auto Pairing — when you connect your iPhone to the receiver's USB port, the DDX470 automatically recognizes the phone and sends a pairing request to it. You simply press a button on the DDX470's touchscreen and your iPhone is paired. You can pair any other mobile device to this Kenwood through the Bluetooth connection, and enjoy hands-free phone calls and audio streaming of your music.

App control

The DDX470 offers fingertip control over your Pandora® Internet radio stations when your smartphone's connected, while  Kenwood's iPhone App Mode lets you stream video content from sources like Netflix and YouTube when your car's parked. Another big plus — if you've got Garmin's impressive Street Pilot app loaded, you can display maps and directions on the receiver's screen, so you can stay on course during your travels.

Play your music and videos

When your iPod's connected, you can view album art and browse through your playlists with a few swipes of your finger. Of course, the DDX470 plays all your CDs, DVDs, and recordable discs, plus you can plug a thumb drive loaded with hours of music into the receiver's USB input. This Kenwood also gives you a rear input for your A/V sources. And if you think that radio has "jumped the shark," add a SiriusXM tuner to this Kenwood and find out how entertaining satellite radio can be.

You can watch your favorite DVDs or iPod video on the built-in screen whenever you're parked. But if you're traveling, you can entertain your back seat passengers while you drive — just set them up with an external screen and wireless headphones and they can watch video content while you drive.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?

In most vehicles, you can use an adapter (not included) to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this Kenwood stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and this Kenwood, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls.

Note: Bluetooth compatibility with this device may vary, depending on your phone and service provider.

Note: If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • DVD/CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in internal amp (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • 6.1" touchscreen with variable color button illumination
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • Pandora control with iPhone, Android, and Blackberry
    • iPhone App Mode with limited control of apps like Netflix and YouTube
    • display function for Garmin "Streetpilot" navigation app for iPhone
    • fits double-DIN dash openings
    Audio/video features:
    • plays CDs, DVDs, and USB memory devices (see Hands-on Research for full capabilities)
    • 3-band parametric equalizer with 8 preset tone curves
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • subwoofer controls
    • speaker type setting
    Expandability:
    • iPod control: Kenwood cable required for full access to audio/video content
    • works with SiriusXM tuner (not included)
    • inputs: rear USB input, dual rear A/V inputs, rear-view camera input
    • outputs: A/V output, 6-channel preamp outputs (4-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
    Other information:

    DVD receivers: They're not just for movies

    DVD receivers add a new level of entertainment to your vehicle. You can watch a movie on the screen when you're parked on a Saturday night, or play a DVD through your rear seat video setup on the road. Touchscreen receivers allow you to breeze through menus with the tip of your finger. Most DVD receivers feature a USB input for audio from your iPod, and the ability to add an adapter that allows video to display on the screen. Some receivers even offer connections for a center speaker and a subwoofer, so you can build a full-fledged theater in your car, just like at home.

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    Kenwood DDX470

    Written By SteveB, Florida on Sunday, November 09, 2014

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    Overall glad I made the purchase, sounds great , much better than stock unit in my BMW . It only took a few days to get all the features down , not too complex. Install is complex though , lots of wiring and routing of wires. Not a quick or simple job in a e39 body but well worth the 10 hours or so to complete the job. I added the rear view camera and wow what a nice feature. Music streaming via Bluetooth includes play, pause, and track forward for Slacker and others on head unit , although no artist info. The Pandora does work well and gives artist , song and other info and gives station info and other choices as well but took a bit to get to work. Did not work at first , I had to do firmware update and still took a bit of digging to enable but wow is it nice now that it works , just get in car and it starts playing without ever taking phone out of my pocket . Also phone features work well and voice dial is sweet feature I am using more and more. Overall very pleased with purchase.

    Pros: Lots of options , home screen app options , (limited but doable) Great phone functions, and super sound with outstanding Bluetooth music support.

    Cons: Pandora function difficult to enable , some wiring is able to be disconnected completely via a connector to install and remove but some is hardwired to unit so difficult to handle while installing.

    Kenwood DDX470

    Written By Billy, Danbury nc on Friday, August 15, 2014

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    Bought this for my wife for the Bluetooth and she loves it now I might be getting one for my truck

    Great unit

    Written By JustinR, Maine on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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    I purchased this unit refurbished. I typically purchase refurbished electronics and have great luck with them. The face of this unit did have more wear then other refurnished units that I've purchased (small scratches and blemishes), but for the price I can't complain. Installation was easy and the setup menu is very intuitive with the touchscreen. I really like how much you can customize this unit by adjusting the button colors and changing the background image. One complaint that I have is that reading music from the USB input is extremely slow. It takes a good minute to first load all of the music folders. Once loaded it is pretty quick, but every time you turn the car off and back on you have to wait for the unit to read the usb contents.

    Pros: ease of use, many different music sources, sound quality.

    Cons: slow usb read, slow initial bluetooth connection

    Kenwood DDX470

    Written By Anonymous, Cypress, texas on Monday, April 14, 2014

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    Overall a solid unit "for the price". Has many features that you find in more expensive models. These features are included in this unit but at price. The overall performance of this device is lacking greatly. Boot up time, disc read, mp3 load time and Bluetooth are all slower than most models and can be very annoying especially the Pandora and Bluetooth sync. Biggest problem is that the sound level is terrible. There is a volume offset you can adjust and even with that all the way up sound levels are still about 50% less than my stock Bose system. It also lacks a convenient dimmer for the screen, sd card reader and does not read mp4 files. I will be returning this for another more up to date model.

    Pros: Good amount of features for the price. Volume knob.

    Cons: Slow sync with Bluetooth, Pandora, etc. No sd reader. Poor volume performance. No convenient screen dimmer. Lots of features but they all just kinda work okay. Better off buying more expensive model or sacrifice ing some features for better performance of less features.

    Great

    Written By Twan, Winter Garden, FL on Friday, March 21, 2014

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    Love it

    kenwood ddx470

    Written By kris, Three rivers,mi on Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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    Good sound, nice set up

    Pros: Easy to use, bluetooth works great

    Cons: Volume only goes up to 35

    Kenwood DDX470 won't play iPod source

    Written By John W, Aurora, CO on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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    Overall, I like the receiver unit, it is simple to operate and the interface but can be somewhat non-intuitive to customize and change settings. The biggest problem I have experienced is that this unit, when an iPhone/ITouch is connected via the iPod cable, will display the song title on the screen and "appear" to be playing the song, but no sound actually comes through the unit. Have tried multiple iPhones and iPods. The Bluetooth works well, however the connection to bluetooth devices is extraordinarily slow (+30 seconds)

    Pros: Decent sound quality without amp, touch screen, fairly easy to operate, customizable interface.

    Cons: Won't play iPhone's/iPod's via iPhone cable, Connecting a previously paired bluetooth device is extraordinarily slow (+30 seconds).

    Fabulous buy

    Written By TJohn, Texas on Sunday, March 02, 2014

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    I haven't discovered any negatives

    Pros: Price, value,

    Cons: Idk

    pretty good

    Written By Joe J, Belhaven NC on Saturday, February 22, 2014

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    Great radio. All the qualities you could expect from Kenwood. The only drawback is the bluetooth. When you play music it only playes thru your front speakers.

    Pros: Great sound and quality of product

    Cons: Front speaker only when media is played thru bluetooth.

    Perfect

    Written By Jake, Shawnee, KS on Friday, February 21, 2014

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    Installed into 08 Toyota 4Runner Urban Runner. Took my time splicing a web of wires which paid off, because as soon as it was powered up it worked flawlessly. The web of wires was not from the Kenwood harness. The urban runner itself has many wires which I had to match up. Once again take your time and map them out.

    Pros: Additional aux. hookups and options Great sound quality

    Cons: Cannot make new stations in pandora mode by typing in.

    Kenwood rocks

    Written By Charles, Colby, Ks on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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    Touch screen is great to say the least user friendly, Bluetooth works amazing

    Pros: Great sound, easy to install minus all the add-ons that I had install for steering wheel controls, Siriusxm, and door chime. All of that took up ALOT of room.

    Cons: Still trying to figure a few things out the menu isn't setup very well have to push a lot of buttons to get where you want to go. However once everything is setup shouldn't need to do that anymore.

    As Advertised

    Written By Bones Conway, San Antonio, TX on Thursday, February 13, 2014

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    Works as advertised

    Pros: Easy install and integration with existing steering controls. Bluetooth easy to set up and connect.

    Cons: Only 1 usb connection. I would like to leave my iPod connected at all times and also plug my iPhone in when I get in the truck. Another connection would be grand.

    Kenwood DDX470

    Written By Jenkins, Rockledge Florida on Thursday, February 13, 2014

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    I love this head unit it dose everything I wanted and more.

    Pros: There are too many to list

    Cons: You have to have the adapter cord to see music for Pandora but you can still play it with the blue tooth

    Kenwood DDX470

    Written By Anonymous, Vermont on Sunday, February 09, 2014

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    Easy install

    Pros: Great support team.

    Cons: Unable to view my GPS on the unit.

    Good product for the price

    Written By George L, Lake Worth, FL on Monday, February 03, 2014

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    Pretty good radio for the price great features

    Pros: Quality and a lot of features

    Cons: Show come with adapters to make it look like factory ready example: (usb and 3.5mm panel mount jack)

    Great Unit

    Written By Anonymous, Washington on Monday, January 27, 2014

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    Great Unit. Easy to use. Easy to program.

    Pros: Easy to use/adjust settings. Looks great installed.

    Cons: Screen looks cluttered with menu items - can rearrange but not remove items on main screen. Hardware was not long enough to fasten brackets to the recessed hole in unit, but were standard/available sizes.

    KENWOOD DDX470 in 2005 MUSTANG

    Written By tankertoad1, Wichia, KS on Monday, January 27, 2014

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    Replaced the malfunctioning head unit in my Mustang. I am very impressed the unit so far. It has all the features I was looking for at a very reasonable cost and it easy (and fun) to use. I would highly reccomend.

    Pros: Easy to use, touch controls are sensitive, graphics are large and easy to see even with glance while driving and the sound is great. The blue tooth works exceptionaly well. The adjustable lillumination works well with similar Ford My Color system.

    Cons: The supplied mounting brackets are a bit under designed and I had to fab the rear bracket but it did fit well after a some trial and error on the adjustments.

    KENWOOD DDX470 05 MUSTANG

    Written By craig, Sharpsburg Ga on Sunday, January 26, 2014

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    Installed in daughters 05 Mustang. It replaces shaker 500 system. Really nice upgrade. Daughter loves it. Touch screen very responsive, huge difference in sound quality,Bluetooth works great, DVD quality very nice.Nothing difficult with this unit. I really recommend??this unit.

    Pros: This system works very well. Easy to install. Better than expected for the money. Trim kit fits pretty good. (Aftermarket)

    Cons: Cheesy,cheesy,cheesy Head unit mounting brackets. Does not screw to head unit very well. It is (aftermarket). Now she wants new speakers. :)

    Kenwood

    Written By Mousecat, Modesto, CA on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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    Great Unit, I like it so much, I bought a second one for another car!

    Pros: Everything you need at the rich of the screen.

    Cons: Haven't found one yet.

    Seems to meet my needs

    Written By Andrew, Roseville, CA on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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    I found it really bizarre how difficult it was to get the basic functionality that I wanted in a new head unit without spending over $1000. This unit was a good compromise, but didn't have all the requirements:

    - Bluetooth Hands-Free phone (yes) - Connect to a Non-Apple device for music (yes, but the bluetooth connection and control is slow) - 2 Video out for headrest monitors (Not really) - HD Radio (NO! Hello 2013!! Who listens to the regular radio) - Dual-Tuner for simultaneous video and radio use (yes. amazingly, not in every unit)

    All in all it works well and looks really good in our 2007 Honda Odyssey (Note: Odyssey can't have a flip down unit). The completeness of the installation kit even amazed me. It kept on giving. The A/V connections are odd. Who needs 2 inputs? I had to split the one RCA output to run to the headrest monitors which worried me about video and sound quality with the split of the splits, but it isn't bad. A good affordable choice to replace a basic OEM product and provide entertainment for the kids (headrest monitors not included). I purchased headrest monitors so the kids can watch the same DVD from the head unit or separate digital movies off a pen drive.

    I only give it 4 stars because I don't really have anything to compare it to. I have to assume there is better, but it worked for my needs above.

    Pros: - Installation kit. Solid. (and the kids loved playing with the packing peanuts) - Looks sharp and clean installed - Pretty simple installation, even for a novice - Value for the money

    Cons: - 2 A/V Inputs, 1 A/V output - just plain weird considering it has a DVD player.... - USB does not play movies, only music files - Instruction manual is a little lacking - Installation bracket support made me a bit nervous. I shoved some foam under the head unit to help hold it in place and displace the amount of force on the mounting screens, which had already started cracking the plastic before I was even finished the install.

    good radio

    Written By jaime5019, miami on Thursday, January 16, 2014

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    good, nice radio easy of use thank you

    Pros: easy of use, good price

    Cons: need more conection

    Great radiowith lots of features

    Written By Jason, Englishtown, NJ on Thursday, January 16, 2014

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    The main reason for the radio upgrade from my factory radio was that I wasn't happy with the way my factory radio sounded. This radio was big noticeable improvement. It also offered bluetooth capability which allows me to use my phone hands free. I also wanted to retain my steering wheel controls and rear seat entertainment system.This radio allowed me to do so by buying the PAC RP4-FD11 Factory Integration Adapter Buying everything from Crutchfield made the installation easy. They told me everything I needed and made sure everything will work with my vehicle.

    Pros: Sounds great, Bluetooth, Sirius, iPod control.

    Cons: The one thing I don't like is that whenever I go to lower the volume I usually hit one of the preset buttons and change my station.

    2011 dodge ram 1500

    Written By Anonymous, Desoto, Mo on Monday, January 13, 2014

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    Has all the features I wanted for the lowest price. So far I am extremely happy with this head unit.

    Kenwood DDX470

    Written By Anonymous, 7101 N. 16th Street McAllen Tx 78504 on Sunday, January 12, 2014

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    So far enjoy it. Love the blue tooth hands free and clear.

    Pros: Love the blue tooth

    Good unit

    Written By Bill of Mt. Airy, Mt. Airy, Md on Friday, January 10, 2014

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    It's a good unit for the price, the sound quality in much better then the stock unit. Crutchfield makes the wiring easy, the mounting was a bit of a challange in my Tacoma 2013.

    Pros: Easy to setup and program.

    Cons: None so far

    Awesome Radio for my 04 Surburban

    Written By Darryl, Boston,MA on Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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    No issues at all with this radio, fits like a glove and has better reception than the stock radio. I did not have to make any modifications of my dash, while the fit is tight, as long as the cables in the back are well positioned, it fits without modifications. I would love to see more options, like being able to mute the phone or choose what data is displayed in the tuner, instead of 3 lines all cutoff.

    Pros: Great sound, easy install, great features, great sound from my connected iPhone though bluetooth (music and handsfree).

    Cons: