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KDC-BT40U

KDC-BT40U

Bluetooth/MP3/WMA/AAC/CD/USB-Receiver

  • Detachable Faceplate
  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • USB terminal
  • Hands Free Profile (HPF)
  • Optional IR remote controller
  • Bluetooth unit built-in
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception
  • Radio Data System
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready

Key Features

Bluetooth with handsfree profile built-in
Microphone integrated in front panel
MP3, WMA & AAC files playback
Illuminated front AUX & USB input
iPod + iPhone direct control (optional accessory KCA-iP101)

General Features

DIN Size1 DIN
Detachable FaceplateYes
Protection Case For FaceplateYes, Soft Case
Key IlluminationRed
Rotary Encoder & Control KnobYes
Music Search functionYes
Attenuator with Smooth Volume ReturnYes, only by IR remote controller
Touch Sensor ToneYes
Optional IR remote controllerYes, KCA-RC405
Digital Clock (24H)Yes
All-off Select (20/40/60 minutes)Yes
Built-in ConnectorMolex 16 pin
ISO connectorYes
Bluetooth unit built-inYes

Display Features

Display TypeFluorescent (FL) Tube Display
Display Layout14 segments x 13 Characters
Dimmer Control2 steps - Manual
Demo ModeYes
Special Character DisplayRussian Characters

Cosmetics features

Front/edgeBlack Injection
Dress plateChrome plated
Preset key finishBlack Injection
Escutcheon finishBlack Injection
Volume & operation knob or wheelChrome Plated
Volume & operation knob illuminationRed
Triangle IlluminationRed
Key illuminationRed


CD Features

CD-R/RW CompatibleYes
MP3 Playback with ID3 Tag DisplayYes
WMA (Windows Media Audio) PlaybackYes
AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) PlaybackYes
CD Text SupportYes
SupremeYes
D.A.C. processing24 bit
Random Function
Repeat Function
Scan Function

USB Features

USB terminalYes, Front, with slide cover
USB TypeUSB1.1 / USB 2.0
Kenwood Music Editor Lite CompatibleYes, can be downloaded from website
MP3 playback with ID3 Tag DisplayYes
WMA (Windows Media File) playbackYes
AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) playbackYes

iPod Features

Made for iPod & iPhone *Yes
USB Direct Controlwith optional cable KCA-iP101
Music playbackYes
Music library searchYes
Alphabet searchYes, 3 character search
Skip searchYes
My playlistYes
Control by handYes
Reverse browsingYes
Works with iPod Classic *80G & 120G
Works with iPod Video *5th/6th generation
Works with iPod Touch *1st/2nd Gen
Works with iPod Nano *1st/2nd/3rd/4th Gen
Works with iPhone *iPhone, iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS
Battery charge + power controlYes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

Audio Features

Maximum Output Power50W x 4
MOSFET Power ICYes
Auxiliary inputYes, Front mini-jack
Pre-out1 RCA
Pre-out Output Level2V
Preout Rear / Subwoofer SwitchableYes
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.Yes
Source Tone Control & MemoryBass / Mid / Treble
Balance/Fader ControlYes
Bass Boost Circuit
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume ReturnYes
System Q (Preset Sound Control)Yes
Low-pass FilterYes

Bluetooth General Features

Hands Free Profile (HPF)
Serial Port Profile (SPP)Yes
Headset Profile (HSP)Yes
Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)Yes
Object Push Profile (OPP)Yes
Synchronization Profile (SYNC)Yes
Short Message Service (SMS)Yes, reading only
Phone numbers hold:up to 1000 per registed cell-phone.
Phone device status displayYes
Signal strength displayYes
Remaining battery displayYes
Bluetooth phones to register5
High-quality noise canceling microphonebuilt-in
Bluetooth firmware upgradeableYes
* depends on phone model/make


Tuner Specifications

FM Frequency range (50kHz step)87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Usable Sensitivity1μV/75ohm (S/N 26dBf)
FM Quieting Sensitivity2.5μV/75ohm (S/N 46dBf)
FM Frequency Response30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz)40dB
MW Frequency Range531kHz ~ 1611kHz (9kHz step)
MW Frequency step9kHz
MW Usable Sensitivity36μV
LW Frequency Range153kHz ~ 279kHz (9kHz step)
LW Usable Sensitivity57μV

CD Specifications

Laser DiodeGaAIAs
Digital Filter(D/A)8 Times Over Sampling
Digital/Analogue Converter24 Bit
Spindle Speed500 ~ 200rpm (CLV: 1 times)
Wow & Flutterbelow measurable limit
Frequency Response20Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion0.01% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio105dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range93dB
MP3 DecoderCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecoderCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC DecoderAAC-LC".m4a" Files

USB Specifications

USB Version compatibility1.1 / 2.0
File SystemFAT 16/32
Maximum Supply current500mA
D/A Converter24 bit
MP3 DecodeCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecodeCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC DecodeAAC-LC "m4a" Files

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v)30W x 4
Preout Level2000mV / 10kOhm,
Preout Impedance≤ 600Ohm
Speaker Impedance4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
AUX Frequency Response20Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
AUX Maximum Input Voltage1200mV
AUX Input Impedance10kOhm
Bass Tone Control100Hz ±8dB
Middle Tone Control1kHz ±8dB
Treble Tone Control10kHz ±8dB

Bluetooth specifications

Technologybluetooth 2.0 certified
Frequency2.402 - 2.48 GHz
Output power+4dBm(max), 0dBm (AVE) power class 2
Maximum rangeLine of sight approx. 10 meter

General Specifications

Operating voltage14.4V (10.5 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption10A
Dimensions (WxHxD)182 x 53 x 155mm
Weight1300 gr.
Instruction ManualsENG/FRE/GER/DUT/ITA/SPA/POR