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KDC-BT61U

KDC-BT61U

MP3/WMA/AAC/CD/USB-Receiver with AUX Input, iPod control and Bluetooth built-in

  • Detachable Faceplate
  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • USB terminal
  • Hands Free Profile (HPF)
  • Audio Streaming (A2DP)
  • Variable color illumination
  • Digital Time Alignment (DTA)
  • Menu text in selectable language
  • IR remote controller included
  • Bluetooth unit built-in
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception
  • Radio Data System
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready

Key Features

Built-in Bluetooth with handsfree & audio profile
5 Line, Full Dot LCD display
Variable key illumination
Multi-language menu text & tag support
Rear USB & AUX terminals
iPod/iPhone direct control with optional cable KCA-iP102
Sound Excellence

General Features

DIN Size1 DIN
Detachable FaceplateYes
Protection Case For FaceplateYes, softcase
Faceplate MechanismFlip-down Detachable Faceplate
Key IlluminationVariable
Rotary Encoder & Control KnobYes
Music Search functionYes
Favorite Memory functionYes
Attenuator with Smooth Volume ReturnYes, (only by IR remote)
Touch Sensor ToneYes
IR remote controller includedKCA-RC405
Digital Clock (24H)Yes
All-off Select (20/40/60 minutes)Yes
Built-in ConnectorMolex 16 pin
ISO connectorYes
Bluetooth unit built-inYes
USB interface x 1Yes

Display Features

Display TypeLCD Display
Display Layout5 line, Ful dot
Display IlluminationVariable
Spectrum Analyzer
Dimmer Control2 steps - Automatic
Colour controlYes
Display Off ModeYes
Demo ModeYes
Special Character DisplayRussian Characters
Menu text in selectable language► English
► French
► German
► Italian
► Portuguese
► Russian
► Spanish

Cosmetics features

Front/edgeDark Silver
Dress plateDark Silver
Preset key finishDark Silver
Escutcheon finishBlack Injection
Volume & operation knob or wheelAcrylic Clear (Black)
Volume & operation knob illuminationVariable
Triangle IlluminationRed
Key illuminationvariable
Variable color illuminationYes


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
CD Text with special Character SupportYes, Russian
SupremeYes
D.A.C. processing24 bit
Random Function
Repeat Function
Scan Function

USB Features

USB terminalYes, rear side
USB TypeUSB1.1 / USB 2.0
ACDrive compatibleYes
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 optiona cable KCA-iP102
Music playbackYes
Music library searchYes
Alphabet searchYes
Skip searchYes
Related searchYes
My playlistYes
Control by handYes
High speed searchYes, (2 speed)
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 Gen
Works with iPhone *iPhone, iPhone 3G & iPhone 3GS
Battery charge + power controlYes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

External Media Control Features

Dual Changer Control (CH1, CH2 & AUX)Yes
iPod Control with KCA-iP500Yes

Audio Features

Maximum Output Power50W x 4
MOSFET Power ICYes
Auxiliary inputYes, Rear
Auxiliary TypeMini-jack
Pre-out3 RCA
Pre-out Output Level4V
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.Yes
Built-In Amplifier Cut-OffYes
Dual-Zone Source & Volume ControlYes
Dual-Zone (FRONT / REAR Switchable)Yes
Source Tone Control & MemoryBass / Mid / Treble
Balance/Fader/Loudness ControlYes
Balance/Fader ControlYes
System Q_EX (Preset & Manual Sound Control)Yes
System E''s+ (Built-in HPF & LPF)Yes

DSP-Features

5 bands graphical equilazerYes
Sound Management SystemYes
Highway soundYes
Digital Time Alignment (DTA)Yes
Digital System E's+Yes
iPod EQ select modeYes
SupremeYes

Bluetooth General Features

Hands Free Profile (HPF)
Audio Streaming (A2DP)Yes
Serial Port Profile (SPP)Yes
Headset Profile (HSP)Yes
Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)Yes
Object Push Profile (OPP)Yes
Synchronization Profile (SYNC)Yes
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)Yes
Phone device status displayYes
Audio device status displayYes
Signal strength displayYes
Remaining battery displayYes
Bluetooth phones to register5
High-quality noise canceling microphoneExternal microphone unit
Bluetooth firmware upgradeableYes
* depends on phone model/make

Connectivity

External Media Control Bus (5L)Yes
iPod Digital Connection (1 Wire)Yes, with optional KCA-iP101
USB interface
OEM Wired Remote Control readyYes
Power Control (P.CON) wireYes
Dimmer control wireYes

Tuner Specifications

FM Frequency Range87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Frequency range (50kHz step)87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Usable Sensitivity0.7μV/75ohm (S/N 26dBf)
FM Quieting Sensitivity1.6μV/75ohm (S/N 46dBf)
FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono)65dB
FM Selectivity(DIN)over 80dB (±400kHz)
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz)35dB
MW Frequency Range531kHz ~ 1611kHz (9kHz step)
MW Frequency step9kHz
MW Usable Sensitivity25μV
LW Frequency Range153kHz ~ 279kHz (9kHz step)
LW Usable Sensitivity45μV

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 Response10Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion0.01% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio110dB (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

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v)30W x 4
Preout Level2500mV / 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 Control12.5kHz ±8dB

Bluetooth specifications

Technologybluetooth 2.1 + EDR 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 (11 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption10A
Dimensions (WxHxD)182 x 53 x 155mm
Weight1300 gr.
Instruction ManualsENG/FRE/GER/DUT/ITA/SPA/POR