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KDC-W7044U

KDC-W7044U

MP3/WMA/AAC CD/USB-Receiver with External Media Control

  • Detachable Faceplate
  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • USB terminal
  • Menu text in selectable language
  • Optional IR remote controller
  • Digital Time Aligment (DTA)
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception
  • Radio Data System
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready
  • OEM Display Control ready

Key Features

CD Player with MP3/WMA/AAC decoder built-in
Rear Aux & USB input
Music search + favorite memory function
Blue illumination with emotional illumination effect.
5 line, full DOT LCD display
iPod digital connection with optional KCA-iP101
Bluetooth handsfree + audiostreaming with optional KCA-BT200
2 preouts with 2.5V output level
Sound excellence DSP

General Features

DIN Size1 DIN
Detachable FaceplateYes
Protection Case For FaceplateYes, Soft Case
Faceplate MechanismFull Detachable Faceplate
Disabled System Indicator (DSI)Yes
Security Code FunctionYes
Key IlluminationBlue
Rotary Encoder & Control KnobYes
Operation mode4-Directions + Push
Multi control wheelYes
Music Search functionYes
Favorite Memory functionYes
Installer MemoryYes
Back-up Memory
Attenuator with Smooth Volume ReturnYes
Touch Sensor ToneYes
Optional IR remote controllerYes
Digital Clock (24H)Yes
All-off Select (20/40/60 minutes)Yes
Built-in ConnectorMolex 16 pin
ISO connectorYes
Optional Bluetooth unitYes, KCA-BT200

Display Features

Display TypeLCD Display
Display Layout5 line, Ful dot
Spectrum Analyzer
Dimmer ControlOFF/Auto/MNAL1/MNAL2
Display Off ModeYes
Demo ModeYes
Special Character DisplayNo
Menu text in selectable language

Cosmetics features

Front/edgePiano black
Dress platePiano Black
Preset key finishBlack Injection
Escutcheon finishPiano Black
Volume & operation knob or wheelChrome Plated
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
USB extension cable suppliedno
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 KCA-iP101
Music playbackYes
Music library searchYes
Alphabet searchYes
Skip searchYes
Control by handYes
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
Bluetooth HandsfreeYes
Bluetooth Audio StreamingYes
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, rear
Auxiliary TypeMini-jack
Pre-out2 RCA
Pre-out Output Level2.5V
Preout Rear / Subwoofer SwitchableYes
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 ControlYes
Bass Boost Circuit
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume ReturnYes
System Q (Preset Sound Control)Yes
Equalizer built-inYes
Digital Time Aligment (DTA)Yes
System E's (Built-in HPF& LPF)Yes
Game Mode EQYes

DSP-Features

5 bands graphical equilazerYes
Highway soundYes
Bass BoostYes
iPod EQ select modeYes
SupremeYes

Connectivity

Changer Control (5L-Bus)Yes
External Option Control (5L-Bus)Yes
AUX input (5L-Bus)Yes
iPod I/F Control (5L-Bus)Yes
Bluetooth Control (5L-Bus)Yes
PS Amplifier Control System (5L-Bus)No
B.M.S.Control ('99-'03 Amps)Yes
OEM Wired Remote Control readyYes
OEM Display Control readyYes
Power Control (P.CON) wireYes
External Amplifier Controle 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 Distortion0.008% (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
MP3 DecodeCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecodeCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC DecodeAAC-LC "m4a" Files
Max. nr. of files65025
Max. nr. of folders50
Max. nr. of files per folder255
Max. characters for file & folder name64
Max. nr. of characters for file names64
Max. nr. of characters for folder names64
Max. nr. of characters for MP3 tags30
Max. nr. of characters for WMA-tags30
Max. nr. of characters for AAC-tags30

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 Impedance100kOhm

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