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Kenwood KDC-MP4032

CD receiver with MP3/WMA/AAC playback (New Stock)

Item # 113MP4032

Upgrade your car audio experience with Kenwood's KDC-MP4032.

Find what Fits your car

Upgrade your car audio experience with Kenwood's KDC-MP4032.

Discontinued item

Item # 113MP4032

About the Kenwood KDC-MP4032

Upgrade your car audio experience with Kenwood's KDC-MP4032. This versatile CD receiver features a snazzy fluorescent display, a faceplate that flips down to accept your discs, and an array of playback and connection options that makes it easy to create the system of your dreams.

Upgrade your car audio experience with Kenwood's KDC-MP4032. This versatile CD receiver features a snazzy fluorescent display, a faceplate that flips down to accept your discs, and an array of playback and connection options that makes it easy to create the system of your dreams.

You can bring your entire digital music collection on the road — the KDC-MP4032 plays discs you've loaded up with MP3, WMA, and AAC files. Kenwood's "Supreme" audio processing breathes new life into those compressed music files with more bass impact and high-frequency sparkle.

Want to customize your sound? Dial in one of the six preset EQ curves or use the bass, midrange, and treble controls to zero in on the tone you want. The KDC-MP4032 also includes frequency filters that let you adjust its output to get the most out of your speakers and subs. Three sets of high-powered preamp outputs ensure the best possible performance for your external amps.

You can add an optional Kenwood satellite radio, CD changer, or HD Radio tuner to expand your party options, or use Kenwood's iPod® connection adapter to control your iPod from the faceplate. An inexpensive optional adapter adds an extra input for your portable music player.

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Product highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with built-in MOSFET amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs including discs loaded with MP3, WMA, and AAC files (except Digital Rights-protected files)
    • flip-down, detachable face with 14-segment fluorescent display
    • wireless remote
    Audio features:
    • System Q Sound Control (6 EQ curves and a 3-band equalizer)
    • "Supreme" audio processing for better sound from your compressed MP3 and WMA files
    • System E's+ high- and low-pass filters
    • speaker settings allow you to tailor the sound control to match the speakers in your car
    Expandability:
    • optional auxiliary input (adapter required)
    • compatible with Kenwood's iPod adapter
    • satellite radio-ready (XM or SIRIUS tuner, service subscription, and antenna required)
    • HD Radio ready
    • CD changer controls
    • three sets of 4-volt preamp outputs
    Other features and specs:
    • clock
    • CD frequency response: 10-20,000 Hz
    • CD signal-to-noise ratio: 105 dB
    • FM sensitivity: 9.3 dBf
    • warranty: 1 year
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # KDC-MP4032

    What's in the box:

    • AM/FM/CD receiver with 10A fuse inserted in chassis
    • Wiring harness
    • Sleeve
    • Trim ring
    • Face
    • Soft fabric face case
    • Wireless remote control (RC-517)
    • 2 "AA" batteries
    • 2 Removal tools
    • 4 Panhead ISO-mount screws
    • 4 Countersunk ISO-mount screws
    • 2 Face fixing brackets
    • 2 Face fixing screws
    • Instruction Manual (English/French/Spanish)
    • Warranty Card
    • Kenwood Car Audio Passport
    • Sheet concerning Demo mode (attached to receiver)

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    Features & specs

    Expandability
    AUX Input Optional
    Audio/video Input ---
    USB Input No
    Backup Camera Input No
    Second Camera Input No
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control No
    Alexa Voice Control
    Android Control No
    Memory Card Slot No
    Bluetooth Compatible No
    Satellite Radio Ready Both
    HD Radio Optional
    Navigation ---
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size ---
    Nano ---
    Touch ---
    iPhone ---
    General
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) N/A
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) ---
    Peak Output 50 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 30-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 6-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs Yes
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs No
    Video Screen No
    Navigation App Compatible (iOS)
    Navigation App Compatible (Android)
    Preamp Voltage 4 volts
    Screen Size ---
    Display Color Blue
    Key Button Color Red
    EQ Bands 3
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible ---
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    Tuner
    FM Sensitivity 9.3 dBf
    European Tuning Yes
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System No
    File Playback
    Music File Playback
    High-res Playback

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    Changer Controls

    Features

    AAC/MP3/WMA Playback: The receiver can play AAC, MP3 and WMA files recorded on CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW discs in ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, and Romeo formats. Each disc should have a maximum of 8 directory levels, 100 folders, and 255 files per folder. During MP3/WMA playback, the unit displays any recorded ID3 Tag information. AAC ID3 tags cannot be displayed.

    Satellite Radio Ready: The head unit is directly compatible with the SIRIUS SIR-KEN1 Satellite Tuner for Kenwood (item # 607SIRKEN1). The Terk XMDirect universal XM Satellite Radio tuner (209XMD1000) can be connected to and controlled by the head unit when used with the XMDirect Smart Adapter for Kenwood (209XMDKEN1).

    Note: In addition to the optional satellite tuner, you will also need the proper antenna and a subscription to SIRIUS or XM Satellite Radio.

    System Q Sound Control: Six EQ curves are preset into memory, allowing you to recall the best preset EQ curve for different types of music. Each preset has its own level settings for bass (100Hz), midrange (1kHz), and treble (10kHz). Each level can also be set to your personal taste between -8 and +8 and stored in the "User" memory. The 6 preset curves with their respective bass, mid, and treble levels are as follows:

    • Rock: Bass +6, Mid +1, Treble +2
    • Pops: Bass +3, Mid +2, Treble +6
    • Easy: Bass +6, Mid 0, Treble -2
    • Top 40: Bass +3, Mid +1, Treble +8
    • Jazz: Bass +5, Mid +2, Treble +2
    • Natural: Bass 0, Mid 0, Treble 0

    Speaker Settings: The Speaker Setting function tailors the System Q Sound Control settings according to the type of speakers in your vehicle. You may select a Speaker Setting of "SP Off" (flat), "SP OEM" (for OEM factory speaker systems), "SP 6x9/6" (for systems with 6" and 6"x9" speakers), or "SP 5/4" (for systems with 4" and 5" speakers).

    System E's+: In addition to System Q Sound Control, the KDC-MP4032 features the System E's+ crossover system for the speaker and preamp outputs. You can make the following adjustments:

    • Front High Pass Filter: 80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz or Thru (no filter)
    • Rear High Pass Filter: 80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz or Thru (no filter)
    • Low Pass Filter: 60Hz, 80Hz, 120Hz or Thru (no filter)

    Supreme Setting: This setting improves the sound quality of low bit-rate MP3/WMA files by digitally enhancing the high frequencies.

    Source Tone Memory: This feature allows you to store System Q bass, middle and treble tone settings for each source (CD, FM, AM, Satellite, and CD changer).

    Volume Offset: The level of each source may be independently adjusted to prevent radical leaps in output volume when switching from one source to another. The available settings range from -8 to 0.

    Built-in Amp Switch: If the audio signals are output to external amplifiers, you can turn off the internal amplifier to improve audio quality.

    CR-2 Advanced Tuner: This unit uses Kenwood's CR-2 Advanced tuner for clear radio reception. 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.

    HD Radio Ready: With an optional Kenwood HD Radio tuner (item # 113HR100TR), 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 receiver's display.

    Clean Reception System Circuit (CRSC): This circuit controls multi-path distortion by reducing stereo separation. As stereo separation is reduced, multi-path has less effect on the radio signal, improving reception in areas with tall buildings and mountains. The CRSC circuit can be turned on or off.

    Disabled System Indicator: A red indicator will blink on the unit after the faceplate is removed, warning potential thieves. This feature can be turned On or Off.

    Security Code: You can enter a 4-digit security code which must be used when the unit is removed from the vehicle, or the constant power source is disconnected from the unit. When constant power is restored to the unit, the security code must be entered before the unit becomes operational. The security code may be disabled if desired.

    Remote Control: The KDC-MP4032 comes with the RC-517 wireless remote control with a full numeric keypad. It is powered by 2 "AA" batteries (supplied).

    Display Illumination/Clock Display: When the unit is in Standby mode, the face/button illumination is "keyed." In addition, while the unit is in Standby mode, you can turn the clock display on or off. When the Clock Display is turned on and the unit is in Standby mode, the Clock Display is also "keyed." Pressing and holding the source button turns the unit off completely.

    Display Dimmer: When the dimmer control is set to "on," the display automatically dims when the vehicle lights are turned on. When set to "off," the display doesn't dim.

    Note: In order for the display dimmer feature to operate, the orange/white wire in the supplied wiring harness must be connected to the vehicle's headlight circuit.

    Auxiliary Input "Ready": When used with an optional adapter, this unit can accept input from an auxiliary source. When the CA-C1AUX adapter (item 113CAC1AX) is used, you cannot connect a CD changer to the head unit because the adapter plugs into the DIN changer control connection on the head unit. When the KCA-S220A 2-changer switch (item 113KCAS220) is used, you can connect a CD changer and an auxiliary audio source at the same time. When an auxiliary audio source is connected, you can choose from one of six names for the source: Aux Ext, TV, DVD, Video, Game, or Portable.

    Optional iPod Adapter: This receiver is compatible with the optional Kenwood KCA-iP500 iPod control interface (item # 113IP500). When an iPod is connected to the interface, all of the iPod's controls will be disabled and it will be controlled from the receiver. With this interface, you'll be able to play your iPod music files through your Kenwood receiver and in most cases have all the titling information appear on the receiver's display.

    Changer Controls

    Compatibility: This unit is directly compatible with Kenwood changers manufactured in 1998 or later. If the changer has an O-N switch, the switch will need to be set to the "N" position.

    Changer Controls: In addition to basic disc navigation features, this unit has the following changer controls: direct disc access (using the remote), direct track access (using the remote), track intro scan, track repeat, disc repeat, disc random, and all disc random.

    CD Text/MD Display: When connected to a CD Text capable CD changer or an MD changer, this unit can display disc and track titles for discs encoded with disc and track title information. The text information can be scrolled manually or automatically.

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