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KDC-BT8044U

KDC-BT8044U

MP3/WMA/AAC CD/USB-Receiver with Bluetooth built-in

  • Detachable Faceplate
  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • USB terminal
  • Hands Free Profile (HPF)
  • Audio Streaming (A2DP)
  • IR remote controller included
  • Bluetooth unit built-in
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception
  • Radio Data System
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready
  • OEM Display Control ready

Key Features

Bluetooth with handsfree profile & SMS, built-in
CD Player with MP3/WMA/AAC decoder built-in
Rear Aux & USB input
iPod direct control with optional KCA-iP101, works with iPhone
Sound excellence DSP
3 preouts, 4 volt level output
Music search + favorite memory function
5 line, full DOT LCD display
IR remote control unit included

General Features

DIN Size1 DIN
Detachable FaceplateYes
Protection Case For FaceplateYes, Soft Case
Faceplate MechanismFlip-down Detachable Faceplate
Security Code FunctionYes
Key IlluminationBlue
Rotary Encoder & Control KnobYes
Operation modeRotary + push
Multi control wheelYes
Music Search functionYes
Favorite Memory functionYes
Installer MemoryYes
Back-up Memory
Attenuator with Smooth Volume ReturnYes, only by remote control
Touch Sensor ToneYes
IR remote controller includedRC-547
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 TypeLiquid Crystal Display
Display Layout5 line, Ful dot
Display IlluminationWhite LED
Spectrum Analyzer
Dimmer ControlOFF/Auto/MNAL1/MNAL2
Positive/negative switchableYes
Demo ModeYes
Special Character DisplayNo

Cosmetics features

Front/edgePiano black
Dress platePiano Black
Preset key finishBlack Injection
Escutcheon finishPiano Black
Volume & operation knob or wheelChrome Finish
Volume & operation knob illuminationBlue
Triangle IlluminationRed
Key illuminationBlue


CD Features

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

USB Features

USB terminalYes, Rear
USB TypeUSB1.1 / USB 2.0
MP3 playback with ID3 Tag DisplayYes
WMA (Windows Media File) playbackYes
AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) playbackYes

iPod Features

Made for iPod & iPhone *Yes
iPod control by 5L busYes
USB Direct Control
Music playbackYes
Music library searchYes
Alphabet searchYes
Skip searchYes
Control by handYes, only for iPod nano 2G/3G/4G, iPod Classic, iPod Touch & iPhone
Works with iPod Classic *
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

External Media Control Features

Dual Changer Control (CH1, CH2 & AUX)Yes
CD Text Ready with Compatible KENWOOD UnitsYes
Disc & Track RepeatYes
Disc & Track ScanYes
Disc & Track Random PlayYes
External Option ControlYes
2004 B.M.S. Amplifier ControlYes
iPod Control with KCA-iP500Yes
AUX RCA AdaptorYes

Audio Features

Maximum Output Power50W x 4
MOSFET Power ICYes
Auxiliary inputYes, mini-jack on rear-side
Auxiliary TypeMini-jack
Pre-out3 RCA
Pre-out Output Level4V
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.Yes
Dual-Zone Source & Volume ControlYes
Dual-Zone (FRONT / REAR Switchable)Yes
Source Tone Control & MemoryBass / Mid / Treble
Balance/Fader ControlYes
Bass Boost Circuit
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume ReturnYes
System Q_EX (Preset & Manual Sound Control)Yes
Equalizer built-inYes
System E''s+ (Built-in HPF & LPF)Yes

DSP-Features

5 bands graphical equilazerYes
Sound Management SystemYes
Highway soundYes
Digital System E's+Yes
iPod EQ select modeYes

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
Short Message Service (SMS)Yes
Phone numbers hold:up to 1000 per registed cell-phone.
Voice RecognitionYes
Phone device status displayYes
Audio device status displayYes
Signal strength displayYes
Remaining battery displayYes
Bluetooth phones to register5
High-quality noise canceling microphoneexternal microphone
Bluetooth firmware upgradeableYes
* depends on phone model/make

Connectivity

External Media Control Bus (5L)Yes
iPod I/F Control (5L-Bus)Yes
PS Amplifier Control System (5L-Bus)No
OEM Wired Remote Control readyYes
OEM Display Control readyYes
Power Control (P.CON) wireYes
2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wireYes
Dimmer control wireYes

Tuner Specifications

FM Frequency Range87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Frequency Step50kHz
FM Usable Sensitivity0.7μV/75ohm (S/N 26dBf)
FM Quieting Sensitivity1.6μV/75ohm (S/N 46dBf)
FM Frequency Response30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
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 ~ 281kHz (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 Ratio105dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range93dB
MP3 DecoderCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecoderCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC DecoderAAC-LC".m4a" Files
Maximum number of files512
Maximum number of folders50
Max. nr. files per folder255
Max. nr. of characters for file name64
Max. nr. of characters for folder name64
Max. nr. of characters for MP3-tags30
Max. nr. of characters for WMA-tags30
Max. nr. of characters for AAC-tags60

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
WAV Decodeno

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v)30W x 4
Preout Level4000mV / 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

General Specifications

Operating voltage14.4V (11 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption10A
Dimensions (WxHxD)182 x 53 x 155mm
Weight1400 gr.
Instruction ManualsENG/FRE/GER/DUT/ITA/SPA/POR