2005 Dodge Ram 1500
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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.
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'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.
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.
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
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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
Fits well, sounds good and the thumb drive works perfectly.
Pros: Crutchfield install guide is excellent
Cons: None obvious
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.
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.
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.
This product sounds great and was very easy to install with the install kit.
Pros: Easy install
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?
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 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I love it it's really user friendly an it looks nice in my car
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
It is a really good stereo! The sound is awesome and it is extremely user friendly!
Excellent sound,easy to install, excellent price. Kenwood and Crutchfield always deliver
Nice product, great value, simple to use
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.
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)
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
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.
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
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.
perfect for the money. i bought two!
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 :)
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.
Installed this in a Sebring convertible. With the installation gear it was the easiest install ever.
Very nice unit. Amazing for the price. Easy to install. Controls are easy to use and sounds great.
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.
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.
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
Wow! the Jvc/Kenwood joint, is perfect! the quality is great!!
Pros: greats features
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)
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.
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
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
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.
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
Worth it for reals
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
Great stereo for the money
Pros: Love the USB port
Cons: A little bit of a delay on the source button.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
Easy to install and easy to use. Sounds great and I have no complaints.
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.
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.
|Memory Card Slot||USB memory|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||N/A|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||---|
|Peak Output||50 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20KHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||No|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Preamp Voltage||2.5 volts|
|Key Button Color||Red|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|FM Sensitivity||11.2 dBf|
|Radio Data System||No|
USB Port: The Kenwood KMM-100U features a front panel USB (type-A) port that is hidden behind a flip-up cover. The USB port enables connection and control of a portable USB mass-storage class (MSC) device; such as your Android smartphone, portable digital audio player, or USB thumbdrive. The unit supports playback of MP3, WMA, WAV, and FLAC music files stored on a compatible USB memory device formatted with FAT file system. USB portable audio players that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the digital media receiver's USB port (max. 1A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
|File System||FAT 12/16/32|
|Playable File Types|| MP3:
bit rate of 8-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 8-48 kHz|
WMA: bit rate of 32-192 kbps w/ sampling rate of 8-48 kHz
WAV: bit rate of 16-bit w/ sampling rate of 44.1 kHz
FLAC: bit rate of 16-bit w/ sampling rate of 8-48 kHz
|Maximum # of Folders/Files||999 folders/20,480 files (999 files per folder)|
|Tags||ID3 (ver.1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA, WAV, and Flac tags|
Note: You cannot connect a USB device via a USB hub or Multi-Card Reader to this unit. This unit does not have a built-in CD player.
Music Editor Compatible: The Kenwood KMM-100U supports the PC application, Kenwood Music Editor Lite (ver.1.1.0). Kenwood Music Editor Lite is a Windows-based desktop software that helps organize, manage and transfer MP3/WMA music files to your USB (MSC) device from your PC. When you playback audio files that have been stored on your USB (MSC) device using Kenwood Music Editor Lite through this unit, you can search a file by title, album, or artist name using the head unit's Music Search function. The Kenwood Music Editor Light (ver.1.1.0) Windows-based software can be downloaded for free from Kenwood.com to your PC. The Kenwood Music Editor Light is compatible with the following Windows Microsoft Operating Systems.
Note: Not compatible with Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Zune, or Android
Aux In: The unit is equipped with a front panel 3.5mm minijack auxiliary input that can be used to input audio from a portable audio source, such as a portable MP3 player. The Aux input must be turned on to function. The KMM-100U allows you to select the source type displayed when using the auxiliary input. You can choose from AUX, DVD, Portable, Game, Video, or TV. The unit has 3 auxiliary input modes.
iPod Direct Connection w/ DAC Bypass: The KMM-100U's front-panel USB port acts as an iPod/iPhone high-speed direct connection when used with the optional Kenwood USB Direct Connection Cable (113KCIP102, sold separately) or the USB/iPod cable that comes with your iPod/iPhone. If you have an iPod nano (7th gen), iPod touch (5th gen), or iPhone 5; use the Lightning-to-USB cable that came with your Apple device to connect to the head unit. Using either cable allows audio playback, music navigation, information display, and charging of select iPod/iPhone models from the KMM-100U.
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Kenwood KMM-100U is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of 3/21/2013):
|iPod Model||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/App||Pandora app||Artist/Song Text||Track Info|
Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.
Music Control for Android Smartphone: The Kenwood Music Control app for Android organizes your Android smartphone's music, while providing quick and easy search capability from the Kenwood digital media receiver. The freeKenwood Music Control App for Android can be downloaded onto your Android smartphone from the Google Play App Store. Your Android smartphone must be running Android OS 2.2 or later. Once the app is downloaded and has a chance to organize all the stored music on your Android smartphone, you can connect your Android smartphone to the Kenwood digital media receiver via USB (your compatible Android smartphone must be recognized as a USB mass storage class device; not compatible with MTP protocol). The Kenwood Music Control app offers the following Android supported functions.
Note: When the Kenwood Music Control app is first downloaded it will require some time to populate all the music, so we suggest doing this overnight.
Music Files Format Supported by Music Control app for Android:
|Codec||Extension||Bit Rate||Sampling Frequency|
|AAC||.aac, m4a||up to 160 kbps||8-48 kHz|
AM/FM Tuner: The Kenwood KMM-100U features a built-in AM/FM tuner. You can choose one of four tuning methods: Auto 1 (seek tuning), Auto 2 (cycles through and tunes the selected band's preset stations only with each button press), Manual Tune, or Direct Access (via remote). The KDC-X697's tuner features 3 FM banks (1, 2, 3) and 1 AM bank for storing presets. The Kenwood KMM-100U offers two preset modes.
Note: Not only does the CD receiver's tuner allow you manually enter your desired presets you can choose to have the unit automatically put stations with good reception in the memory banks automatically; this is a handy feature when traveling.
Pandora App: ThePandora App (free) lets you play music from the Pandora music service through the Kenwood KMM-100U using your connected Apple iPhone, via the Kenwood KCA-iP102 USB/iPod connector cable (sold separately), or the cable supplied with your iPhone. The Kenwood KMM-100U provides control over the Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and Song information. You can select Pandora stations from your station list and sort them by date or alphabetically (A-Z). New stations can be created based on the current songs or artists playing. You can also save 3 Pandora stations as presets. You can also skip song tracks within a station. You can even give songs a thumbs up or thumbs down/ To access Pandora you must have an Apple iPhone (iOS3 or later) with the latest version of the Pandora application from Apple's iTunes App Store. Your iPhone will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, or WiFi. You will also need a Pandora music service account.
Note: Access to the Pandora service will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone to connect to the Internet. Pandora is not supported in Canada and only available in the United States.
24 Bit D/A Converter: The Kenwood KMM-100U utilizes a 24-bit digital to analog converter for superior sound quality.
MOSFET Amplifier: The Kenwood KMM-100U is equipped with a MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not pushing the limits of the amplification circuit. The power output specs for the KMM-100U are as follows:
Selectable 2.5V Preamp Output: The KMM-100U features a 2.5-volt stereo preamp output that you can be adjusted from a full-range rear speaker preamp output to a low-pass subwoofer preamp output.
Subwoofer Controls: The Kenwood KMM-100U offers the following subwoofer controls, when you have the unit's subwoofer preamp output activated.
Speaker Settings: The Speaker Setting function tailors the head unit's audio settings according to the type of speakers in your vehicle. You may select a Speaker Setting of 'SP-Off' (flat/off), '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).
Preset EQ: Eight 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 (12.5kHz). You can choose from the following preset EQ curves - Rock, Pops, Easy, Top 40, Jazz, Natural, Game, and User.
Note: You can store bass, middle and treble tone settings for each source (AM/FM, Aux, USB, iPod, and Pandora).
Bass Boost: In addition, The Kenwood digital media receiver features a Bass Boost control that can be set to the following levels (BB1, BB2, BB3, or Off).
Loudness: This function enhances low and high frequencies to make the sound clearer lower volumes. There are 3 levels (LV1, LV2, or Off).
Supreme Setting: When MP3 or WMA files encoded at a low bit rate (less than 96 kbps, 44.1k, 48kHz) are played, the Supreme Setting function restores their high frequencies so the sound quality is closer to files encoded at a high bit rate. The processing is optimized for the compression format and the bit rate used. When the Supreme Setting is Off, the unit plays the original sound stored in the audio file.
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 (-8 to +8 for Aux source).
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
Detachable Face: The Kenwood KMM-100U features detachable face plate to deter theft. There is no protective face case included. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can be purchased for this unit. A face-fixing screw is supplied for making the face non-detachable, if desired.
Fluorescent Display: The Kenwood head unit features a single-line, 11-character, blue backlit fluorescent display with red button illumination.
Display Illumination/Clock Display: When the unit is in Standby mode, the face and button illumination is "keyed." 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: The display has two brightness settings to adjust the brightness of the display according to the surrounding illumination. You can change this setting within the menu from On or Off.
Demo Mode: This unit features a Demo mode which can be turned On or Off within the menu.
Wireless Remote Control: The KMM-100U comes with an IR remote control (RC-406) for wireless operation of the head unit. The remote will control Audio, USB, iPod, and Tuner functions. It is powered by a single CR2025 3V lithium-cell battery (supplied).
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This depends slightly on how you are mounting the unit, so you may want to check with an Advisor to confirm. At the largest chassis width is 7.175" and chassis depth is 4.455"[ Jeff Feb 04, 2014 ] Staff
I would recommend purchasing a 4-channel amp for the door speakers and use the High level inputs. Use the Zapco 350 for the sub amp.[ JASON Feb 05, 2014 ]
We have not received any answers from other customers on your question. I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They should be able to help answer your question. Changing it to sub output would mean that the signal would be in low pass, and you would not get full range to your main speakers. An Advisor will be able to help you figure out the best way to make this work.[ Jeff Jan 24, 2014 ] Staff
Wiring the speakers in parallel is not recommended with the amplifier in receivers. These amplifiers are not designed for this type of application. For full information on this I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone or online chat. They will be able to go into more detail on this.[ Jeff Dec 23, 2013 ] Staff
This headunit does have a selectable 2.5V preamp output: The KMM-100U features a 2.5-volt stereo preamp output that you can be adjusted from a full-range rear speaker preamp output to a low-pass subwoofer preamp output.[ Jeff Dec 16, 2013 ] Staff
You can purchase the wiring harness for your Jetta. Please contact an Advisor by phone or chat find out the correct the part number for your vehicle and/or to set up your order.[ Jeff Dec 03, 2013 ] Staff