Disc Playback Features
External Device Controls
Inputs and Outputs Notes
Motorized Touchscreen Display:
The Kenwood DNX7100 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). 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 Modes: You
can choose from the following Screen Modes for the display monitor for each of
the video modes (iPod Video, DVD and Video).
- 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
- Just: 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
You can adjust the display's brightness, tint, color, contrast, and black level.
Backgrounds: The unit features
backgrounds that can be selected from readily available patterns or you can
create your own by using original pictures or images downloaded from your
portable USB device.
2-DIN Chassis: The DNX7100 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.
Front Panel Controls: In
addition to the touch-screen controls, the unit includes frequently used buttons
along the bottom edge of the screen.
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.
A/V AUX Input: The DVD/CD
player features a set audio/video 3.5mm inputs on the rear of the unit. There is
one stereo 3.5mm input for audio and another 3.5mm input for video. They are
attached to the back of the unit by a 36" pigtail. The A/V AUX input can be used
to transfer audio and video signal from your potable MP3/Photo/Video player to
Tone Memory: This
feature allows you to store System Q-EX and bass, middle and treble tone settings for each
source (DVD, CD, Aux, FM, AM).
Dual Zone Capability: The
unit's dual zone control allows you to independently set the source for the
front and rear channels.
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
Tel Mute: The DNX7100 features
a cell-phone mute wire (brown) in its harness that when hooked up to your car's
phone system mute wire will automatically mute the receiver's audio signal when
a call comes in and pause the system automatically.
Remote Control: The DNX7100 is
equipped with the RC-DV330 full-function IR wireless remote control with a numeric keypad. A
slide switch allows you to switch between the control modes for the built-in
DVD/CD player, a TV source, a tuner/disc changer/disc player source and built-in
Steering Wheel Remote
Compatibility: The DNX7100 has a "steering remote control" lead attached to
the harness. When used with the optional SWI-JACK interface (item #127SWIJACK),
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 "What Fits My Car" to
see if your vehicle is compatible.
Built-In Navigation: The
Kenwood DNX7100 features a built-in Garmin GPS navigation on-board mapping
system with City Navigator North America NT v8 map data of the USA (including
Alaska and Hawaii) and Canada stored onto 2GB of built-in memory. Once you
determine your destination and as you travel, the navigation system guides you
to your destination with voice prompts, arrow, and directions along the top of
the on-screen map. If you depart from the original route, the navigation system
recalculates the route and provides new route instructions. Real time TMC
Traffic Information or XM Traffic and Weather information can be added as and
option using the Kenwood GXM30 XM NavTraffic Satellite Radio receiver and
subscription, sold separately.
WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) is a system of ground reference stations
across the US that correct for GPS inaccuracies caused by orbit and clock drift,
as well as signal delays due to atmosphere and ionosphere conditions. With WAAS
engaged, the GPS positioning accuracy is improved to within approximately 10
feet. WAAS can be turned off if you prefer.
The unit also features EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay
Service), which is the European answer to WAAS. EGNOS is turned on and off along
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.
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 DNX7100 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.
Speed Adjust Volume:
The volume of the voice prompts can be increased with increases in speed to
overcome road noise.
Multi-Language Display: The DNX7100's
on-screen menu supports 20 different languages to choose from, including -
English, Spanish, French and German.
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 Finds.
Map Detail: The DNX7100 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 choose to adjust the
following detail 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 (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
- 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 detailed maps.
- Base Map: Selects the
appropriate base map (Americas, Atlantic, or Pacific) depending on your
Navigation Settings: The
DNX7100 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
- Preference: Selects the
preference for your calculation between Faster Time, Shorter Distance or Off
- 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
- 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
- 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.
Find Locations and Routes: The
unit's "Where To?" menu screen offers the following features to help you find
- Address: Input your destination address by house number,
street, and city.
- Food, Hotel...: Allows you
to search for 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
- 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.
- Browse Map: Allows you to
search for a destination by touching and dragging the map.
- Recent Finds:
Choose from one of your 50 most recent
destinations or waypoints.
- Go Home: Store one home location to allow you to
calculate a route home from any current location
Turn-List: The unit's Turn List displays a
list of turn-by-turn instructions of your entire route as well a arrival
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.
Add Midpoints: You can add midpoints (also
called via points or stops) to your routes as you create it when you edit
Detour: You can detour from your current
route, routing off the current road for 1/2, 2, or 5 miles. You can also select
a road on your current route to detour around. If you are using the optional XM
NavTraffic GXM30 receiver, you can detour around traffic events.
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.
Custom POIs (Points of Interest): 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 an SD card which can be loaded into the unit's
front panel SD-card slot located behind the electronically slide-down monitor.
Software And Map Data Updates: You can purchase updated map SD-cards
and download operational firmware updates from Garmin's web site. Check http://www.garmin.com/Kenwood
to see if a firmware update or an SD-card with a newer map version is available. Updated
firmware data will
need to be downloaded onto a blank SD-card from your PC and then inserted into
the Kenwood navigation unit to be downloaded.
SD-cards with newer map versions can simply be purchased from Garmin's website
and then loaded into the DNX7100 for download.
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
Compatible: The DNX7100 is compatible with Kenwood's GXM30 XM Smart Antenna
(sold separately) which delivers XM Satellite Radio to the DNX7100 navigation
unit. Subscriptions to XM Satellite Radio and/or XM NavTraffic are required.
Powered by NAVTEQ Traffic, XM is the nation's first satellite-based data traffic
information service that enables a vehicle's on-board GPS navigation system to
display current traffic and weather information for select metropolitan areas,
including the driver's chosen route. XM NavTraffic can display the following
- Real-time traffic flow information
(including the actual traffic speed data in some cases)
- Unscheduled traffic incident data (such as
accidents, disabled vehicles, and weather-related issues)
- Scheduled traffic incident data (such as
road construction and road closures)
Note: Because the reporting of
information on traffic accidents, disabled vehicles, etc. relies on
human interaction, the time span from when an incident occurs and when
is displayed by XM NavTraffic will vary.
Disc Compatibility: The DNX7100
is compatible with the following disc formats.
- DVD: DVD-video, DVD-R/W,
DVD+R/W, DVD-R DL, and DVD+R DL
- CD: CD-audio, CD-ROM,
CD-R, CD-RW, DTS-CD, and Video CD
Note: CD-EXTRA and
Super Audio CDs will only playback the CD portion of the disc. HDCDs
will playback in normal CD sound quality.
AAC-LC/MP3/WMA Playback: This
unit can play AAC-LC (.M4a), MP3 and WMA 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. During MP3/WMA
playback, the unit displays any recorded ID3 Tag
JPEG/MPEG/DivX Playback: In addition
to MP3/WMA/AAC-LC discs, this unit can play discs with JPEG, MPEG and DivX
files. You can display JPEG images of up to 8192 x 7680 pixels, and progressive
format JPEG images of up to 1600 x 1200 pixels. The unit can also play MPEG1
videos of 320 x 240 and 352 x 240 (NTSC) plus MPEG2 videos of 640 x 480 and 704
x 480 (NTSC). In addition, the unit can play DivX video of 352 x 240, 352 x 288,
720 x 450, and 720 x 576.
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 center briefly displays the information
Selectable DVD Aspect Ratio Modes: You can choose from the following Aspect Ratio modes when viewing DVDs.
- 16:9: displays wide
- 4:3 LB: displays wide
pictures in the Letter Box format (having black stripes at the top and
bottom of the screen)
- 4:3 PS: displays wide
pictures in the Pan & Scan format (showing pictures cut at the right and
Direct Search: By entering its
number with the supplied remote, you can directly access title, chapter, time,
track, channel, or frequency.
Folder Select: Folder Select
searches folders and Audio files stored in media and devices according to
Disc Select: Disc Select
displays a list of discs in the Disc-changer and allows you to select the disc
Disc Name Preset (DNPS): You may assign names to discs played in the internal CD player. Each disc name
can be up to 16 characters long, and the receiver has a memory capacity for up to
10 discs. (See below for further DNPS features with CD changers.)
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
VCD Zoom: You can zoom in on
Video-CD discs during playback up to 2x normal view.
Picture Control: During
playback of a video or picture file you can reverse the picture horizontally,
rotate the image counter clockwise or rotate it clockwise.
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 4-digit password.
CR-2 Tuner: The DNX7100 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 30 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.
16/24-Bit D-A Converter: For
superb quality audio playback from DVDs and CDs, the DNX7100 is equipped with a
24-bit digital-to-analog converter for DVD playback and a 16-bit
digital-to-analog converter for CD playback.
System Q EX
Sound Control: Six EQ curves are preset into memory, allowing you to recall the best preset EQ
curve for different types of music. The preset curves are named
"Natural", "Rock", "Pops", "Easy",
"Top 40", and "Jazz". In addition, you may store your own
settings under the "User Memory" EQ curve. In the User Mode you can
make manual adjustments
for the bass center frequency (40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 100, 120, or 150Hz), bass level (-8 to +8), bass Q factor (1.00, 1.25, 1.50 or 2.00), bass
extension (On or Off), middle center frequency (500Hz, 1.0kHz, 1.5 or 2.0kHz), middle
level (-8 to +8), middle Q factor (1.0 or 2.0), treble center frequency (10.0,
12.5, 15.0 or 17.5kHz), and treble level (-8 to +8). The System Q EX can be
turned off in the menu, still allowing you to adjust the bass, middle and treble
Setting: This feature tailors the System Q EX
Sound Control settings according to the type of front speakers in your vehicle.
You may select Standard (for speakers with a general diameter), Narrow (for
speakers with a small diameter), Middle (for speakers with
a medium diameter), or Wide (for speakers with a large diameter).
Advanced Crossover System: The
System E's+ Advanced Crossover system allows you to tailor your system with
selectable crossover points for all channels. For the front and rear channels,
there is a high-pass filter with independently selectable crossover
points of 40Hz, 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz or Thru (no
filter). The non-fading preamp output, for use with subwoofer amplifiers, has a
low-pass filter with a selectable cutoff frequency of 50Hz, 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz,
120Hz or Thru (no filter). You can also switch the phase of the subwoofer output from
normal to reverse, and adjust the level of the output from -50 to +10 in 1dB
Management System (B.M.S.):
This unit is equipped with an interface (pink/black wire in the wiring harness)
which controls certain special features of B.M.S.-equipped Kenwood eXcelon
amplifiers. This unit, when properly connected, can remotely activate and adjust
the amount of bass boost in the amplifier. You can choose between +6dB, +12dB,
or +18dB bass boost, or flat (no boost). In addition, you can lower the bass
boost center frequency by 20%, switching between "Normal" and
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.
Control: 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 -15 to 0.
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
External Device Controls
Bluetooth Ready: The unit is
also Bluetooth compatible using the optional Kenwood KCA-BT200 Bluetooth
adapter. Using this adapter you can make and answer phone calls from the Kenwood
headunit. You can even download your Phonebook information from your compatible
mobile phone into the headunit. You are able to register up to five compatible
Bluetooth cell phones when using the KCA-BT200 adapter.
iPod High Speed Connection: The
USB port and A/V AUX input are also compatible with iPod devices when used with
the optional KCA-iP300V adapter (part # 113IP300V, sold separately). The USB
Direct Connection enables high-speed iPod data communications of 12MB/bps via
the optional KCA-iP300V (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 DNX7100. 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 headunit'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 DNX7100 are seamless when used with the
optional KCA-iP300V 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 following iPods can be controlled from this unit.
|Controllable iPod ||Software Version |
nano software 1.2 |
nano second generation ||iPod
nano software 1.1.1 |
with video ||iPod
software 1.2 |
You must update your iPod software if its version is less than the
USB Port: The Kenwood DNX7100
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 connection to portable USB mass-storage players, USB thumb drives
and audio control of MP3 player. The USB port is compatible with all USB mass
storage class devices that support the FAT16 or FAT32 file system. A single or
multi-slot card reader can also be connected the USB port, allowing your music
to be put neatly into different types of memory cards. Your USB device's
rechargeable battery will recharged while it's connected to the USB port and the
DNX7100 is turned on.
Note: The iPod nano and
iPod video can be hooked up directly via USB, but without the Kenwood
adapter cable (KCA-iP300V), you will not be able to play iTunes or other
copyright protected content and you will lose any audio/video file browsing
There are several
options for connecting an optional XM or SIRIUS Satellite Radio receiver to
- XM Satellite Radio: To receive XM
Satellite Radio, you can connect the optional CNP2000UC XM Mini Tuner
and the CNP-KEN1 Kenwood adapter cable (package item number 700XMKEN1).
To receive SIRIUS Satellite Radio, you can
connect the optional
SC-C1 SiriusConnect vehicle tuner (item number 607SCC1) and the
Kenwood/SIRIUS adapter (item number 113KCASR50).
Select dock-and-play and portable SIRIUS radios can be controlled using
the Kenwood/SIRIUS adapter
(item number 113KCASR50)
SC-VDOC1 dock (item number 607SCVDOC1).
A portable satellite radio receiver, such as the Delphi SkyFi3 or SIRIUS
Sportster, can be connected to the head unit via the auxiliary input
(adapter may be required).
A subscription is also required to receive
satellite radio programming from SIRIUS or XM.
HD Radio Ready: The DNX7100 is HD Radio
ready. With an optional Kenwood HD Radio tuner (item #113KTCHR20), 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.
TV Tuner Ready: You can tune
local TV stations with the optional Kenwood KTC-V500N (item
#113KTCV500) or KTC-V300N (113KTCV300) TV tuner. The Auto Memory feature allows you to store up to 6 stations in
each of two preset memory bands. Names for up to 20 stations can be stored in
CD Changer Controls: The DNX7100 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. This unit features the
following display features when used with a CD-changer.
- Disc Name Preset (DNPS): When
used with a compatible CD changer, this feature allows you
to assign names to discs in the changer. Each name can be up to 16 characters in
length. The number of names you can store depends on the CD changer that
is connected to the head unit. The Disc Select menu will display the names of
the discs 6 at a time.
- 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.
Optional Auxiliary Input: In
addition to the rear 3.5mm auxiliary input, using
an optional auxiliary input adapter, such as the CA-C1AUX, you can connect an
additional portable audio source to this unit instead of a CD changer. With the
KCA-S220A switch, you can connect the additional portable audio source in addition to 1 or 2 CD
and Outputs Notes
RCA A/V Input: The DNX7100
is equipped with a built-in audio/video input with a set of stereo RCA jacks and a
composite video jack on pigtails on the back of the unit. The AV-IN can be named
"VIDEO", "DVD", "VCD", "VCR", "GAME",
TV or "AUX".
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 DVD, iPod or AV-IN as the source for the A/V
3.5mm A/V Input: The DNX7100
features a 3.5mm audio input and 3.5mm video input on a set of 36" pigtails on
the rear unit for portable MP3/Video players. These terminals are also
compatible with your dock connector iPod using the optional KCA-iP300V, sold
USB: The DNX7100 also features
a female type-A USB terminal on a 36" pigtail on the back of the unit for
connection of USB devices. This connection is also compatible with your dock
connector iPod using the optional KCA-iP300V, sold separately.
TV Tuner Input: The DDX7019
includes a 20-pin input for the optional Kenwood KTC-V500N or KTC-V300N TV
4-Pin Input: There is a 4-pin
input terminal on the back of the unit that the sub-power/accessory/ground
harness plugs into.
Relay Input: There is a 3-pin
input terminal on the back of the unit that is used for the supplied relay
GPS Antenna Input: The unit
features a GPS antenna connection that plugs into the supplied GPS Receiver
FM Traffic or XM Smart Antenna
Input: The unit also features a 5-pin connection for adding an optional FM
Traffic or XM Smart Antenna (113GXM30T, sold separately).
Rear View Camera Input: The
unit has an additional video jack for connecting an optional rear view camera,
such as the Kenwood CCD-900 (item # 113CCD900).
The video from this input can be set to display when switched to with the Video
Select button, 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.
Note: The purple/white wire
in the wiring harness must be connected to the vehicle's reverse lamp circuit for
automatic video switching.
Parking Brake Detection: To
prevent the displaying of video while the vehicle is in motion, the aqua wire
in the supplied harness must be connected to the vehicle's parking brake detection
circuit, as well as a constant power source and ground. While the vehicle is in
motion (parking brake off), you can still view all of the other displays and
Note: There is a female
toslink digital output terminal located on the rear panel that is
non-operation and listed in the manual as "Do not connect".
SD-Card Slot: There is an SD-card slot
located behind the electronic slide-down face for inserting SD-cards with custom
POI points downloaded from your PC.