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Overview: The Kenwood KCA-BT200
Bluetooth Hands Free Box allows you to make and receive calls on your
Bluetooth-equipped cellular telephone, including the Apple iPhone through select
Kenwood head units that feature a 5L or KAB connector and are Bluetooth ready.
Visit www.kenwood.com/bt/information/ for a complete list of
compatible Kenwood headunits and bluetooth enabled phones. The KCA-BT200 Bluetooth has caller
ID (subscription required through your cell-phone) and can be paired with up to five Bluetooth-enabled phones and download each
phone's address book. The keys or touchscreen of your compatible Kenwood
headunit can be used to dial a number,
answer an in-coming call or end a call. The unit also has a microphone that can
be mounted in the dash or headliner, so you can listen to the conversation
through your car's front speakers.
Registering Cell Phone: Your
cell phone must be paired with the KCA-BT200 before you make and receive calls.
You can register up to five cell phones.
Downloading Phone Book: You can
download phone book data from your cell phone to the KCA-BT200. 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.
Note: The Apple iPhone/iPhone 3G will
not download its phonebook to your Kenwood aftermarket radio through this
Private Mode: During a
conversation, you can switch between the Private Mode (talking directly on your
cell phone) and the Hands Free Mode.
Dialing Phone Numbers: Using
the KCA-BT200, you can dial a phone number in one of the following ways:
- Entering a Phone Number:
allows you to directly dial a phone number
- Quick Dialing Function:
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 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 list.
- Incoming Call List: allows
you to dial by using the incoming call list. Up to 10 phone numbers are
stored in the incoming call list.
- 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.
Automatic Answer: This function
automatically answers a call after a user-selectable period of time. You can
choose to have a call answered immediately, or after 8 or 99 seconds have
SMS: You can wirelessly download the short message (SMS) arrived at
your cell-phone so that is can be read on your connected Kenwood headunit via
the KCA-BT200. You cell-phone must support SMS for this feature to function. the
SMS downloaded to this unit is cleared when this unit is turned off.
Voice Output: You can specify
which speakers the voice comes through in your vehicle. You can choose one of
- Front: outputs voice from
the front left and right speakers
- Front Right: outputs voice
from the front right speaker
- Front Left: outputs voice
from the front left speaker
Microphone: A small stand with
a self-adhesive base allows the microphone to be mounted on a flat surface. The
microphone swivels on the stand. The microphone has an attached 9.75' cable
terminated by a male 3.5mm minijack connector which plugs into the KCA-BT200. The microphone has the following dimensions:
W=0.595", H=0.945", D=1.465".
Bluetooth Audio: The KCA-BT200 is compatible with Bluetooth
audio players that have A2DP or AVRCP profiles. Playback functions include:
Play/Pause, Skip Back/Forward, Fast Forward/Reverse, and Stop.
Dip Switches: The KCA-BT200 has a set of dip switches on the back that
need to be set to match the receiver it's connected to. If not set correctly
some features may not work or function properly.
Pass-Through Ports: The KCA-BT200 features pass-through ports for
Kenwood components which feature a 5L or KAB connector. Only the terminal which
has the same shape as that of the connector connected to your Kenwood headunit
can be used. Only one external device can be connected to that port.
Optional 2-Changer Switch: The KCA-BT200 is compatible with Kenwood's
2-Changer Switch interface module (113KCAS220, sold separately), which allows
connection of two CD-changers, only when the KCA-BT200 is connected to your
Kenwood headunit via a 5L port. The KCA-S220A is not compatible with KAB Kenwood