Kenwood DMX8520DABS


12 in stock

Stunning 7” Capacitive Display

$898.00 $949.00

12 in stock


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Kenwood DMX8520DABS (Replaces DMX8019DABS)

–Stunning 7” Capacitive Display
–DAB+ Receiver
–Wireless Apple CarPlay
-Android Auto
–Wi-Fi & USB Mirroring
-HD 2D/3D AVM Linkage
-HDMI Input
–Bluetooth 4.2, HPF 1.7.1 High Quality
-2 Phone Full Time Connectivity
-5 Phone AD2P Connectivity- AAC Support (High Quality BT streaming)
-Digital Time Alignment
-Variable Illumination
-3 x RCA Preout, 5V
-13 Band EQ
-Dual USB 1.5A Charging
–Triple Camera Inputs
-Direct OEM steering remote

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Key Features

Smartphone Connectivity

By connecting your smartphone and receiver wirelessly,
your driving time will be more fun and convenient.

Safe, Smart and Comprehensive Control with Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an intuitive way to make calls,
use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch.
Additionally, Google Maps™ and Waze™ support has been added with
the latest iOS version (iOS 12.0 and higher).

Apple CarPlay

Safe-Smart and Comprehensive Control with Apple CarPlay

Android Auto via USB

Android Auto via USB Android Auto is a simpler way to use your Android phone in the car. You can enjoy features of your Android phone including Google Maps, Waze and more.
Some features, applications, and services are not available in every region.
For details, see:

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Kenwood-Android Auto via USB

Wireless Mirroring for Android

Wireless Mirroring is a groundbreaking solution for seamlessly displaying and controlling your smartphone apps
on a KENWOOD receiver screen without cables or a network connection on selected Android devices.

Kenwood Wireless Mirroring for Android

True Mirroring via USB for iPhone & Android, 2-Way Touch Control for Android

Kenwood-True MirroringTrue Mirroring allows you to display and control your smartphone on a KENWOOD receiver screen via USB.
You can enjoy your favorite apps on a large display with impressive sound quality. Before starting True
Mirroring, just install the free app “Mirroring for KENWOOD” on your smartphone and connect it to the
receiver via Bluetooth as well as a USB cable.

USB Mirroring with iPhone have following restrictions:
1) During USB mirroring on iOS device, when a call is received, USB mirroring disconnects and needs to be manually reconnected.
2) USB Mirroring is not compatible with original Music application on the iPhone.
3) USB Mirroring is disconnected when the iPhone goes to the sleep mode.

True Mirroring via USB for iPhone & Android-2-Way Touch Control for Andoid



Music Mix – High Quality Audio Streaming x 5 devices

Up to 5 Bluetooth devices can be paired to the head unit at the same time.
You can enjoy audio streaming just by switching the devices among your friends and family.

Music Mix – High Quality Audio Streaming x 5 devices


2-Phone Hands Free Calling Ready

While you are connected through Bluetooth, with a touch of a button you can switch between two phones.

2-Phone Hands Free Calling Ready

The Best Audio Experiences

Sound quality enthusiasts will love the playback support of various types of music formats,
including compatibility with FLAC files. Simple touch screen sound customization is also available
with its built-in 13-Band EQ and Digital Time Alignment.

High-Resolution Audio Wireless

High-Resolution Audio Wireless

High-Resolution Audio is high-quality sound that exceeds CD standard. High-Resolution audio captures and beautifully expresses all the details of your favorite music.
Through ultra-high and low frequencies, immerse yourself in a rich and high-quality listening experience. Select KENWOOD receivers now support Hi-Resolution Audio Wirelessly via LDAC.
LDAC is an audio coding technology that enables the transmission of High-Resolution Audio over a Bluetooth connection.

* LDAC and LDAC logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
* “Hi-Res Audio” Logo and “Hi-Res Audio Wireless” Logo are used under license from Japan Audio Society.

Rich and Immersive High-Resolution Audio


Optimal Sound Performance with 13 Band Graphic EQ and Time Alignment

Use the graphic equalizer to tailor the sound quality to your unique tastes.
Additional sound staging is available with the Time Alignment feature,
designed to provide optimal sound performance.

kenwood-Optimal Sound Performance with 13 Band Graphic EQ and Time Alignment


Sound Adjustment Features

To meet your high expectations.

Kenwood Sound Adjustment Features

Playable FULL HD Video Files

You can play back from USB devices audio and video files compressed in various formats.

Kenwood-Playable FULL HD Video Files

USB sources are available on rear monitor via video output.


Safe Driving

Keeping you safe on the road ahead is our top priority.

Rear View Camera Input with Parking Guide Lines

An optional rear view camera enhances safety while backing up and monitoring behind your vehicle. Built-in,
adjustable parking guidelines further add to its effectiveness.

Kenwood-Rear View Camera Input with Parking Guide Lines



3 Camera Input

To enable a smarter driving experience, receivers featuring 3 camera inputs allow for the utmost in convenience,
flexibility, and safety. With 3 camera inputs, you can connect a front camera, a KENWOOD dashboard camera
(DRV-N520 sold separately), and a rear camera. Alternatively, 3 camera inputs support several other configurations,
including the connection of 2 blind spot cameras and a reverse camera. Camera switching is available using on-screen controls and manual switchers . The KENWOOD CA-C3AV cable (sold separately) is required to use the 3rd camera input.

Kenwood-3 Camera Inputs



Dash Camera Linkage with DRV-N520

Dash Cam ready receivers are compatible with the DRV-N520 Dash Camera. The camera records in full HD video capturing every event that occurs on the road ahead, and also provides safety features such as collision avoidance.

Dash Camera is sold separately.

Dash Camera Linkage with DRV-N520

Convenient and Easy-to-Use Capacitive Touch Panel

Provides a high contrast ratio, crystal clear display and vivid text.
Easy to use widgets provide access to information screens with a swipe.

Customizable Multi-Widget Screen

You can customize your home screen by selecting four widgets. Depending on the model,
widget options can include album art of current song, clock, compass, photo frame, visualizer, and more.

Kenwood-Customizable Multi-Widget Screen


Equipped with Dual USB Ports


Play your music from one USB port and use the other to charge your device, or charge both at the same time.

Built-in DAB+ Digital radio Tuner

Built-in DAB+ Digital radio Tuner


Direct OEM Steering Remote Control

Direct OEM Steering Remote Control

The receivers can be installed in most Japanese and Korean vehicles easily.

RGB Interface

Kenwood RGB Interface
It allows to set up easily the third party’s navigation box.


Free reverse camera

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