KENWOOD DMX8520DABS Wireless Apple CarPlay / Android Auto / Bluetooth /USB
Safe, Smart and Comprehensive Control with Apple CarPlay
Apple CarPlay is a safer way to use your iPhone in the car. Simply talk to Siri or touch the receiver’s display to get directions from Apple Maps, make phone calls, listen to voicemail, send and receive texts, and listen to music, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. With the latest iOS version (iOS 12.0 and higher), 3rd party navigation apps like Google Maps™ and Waze™ are also supported. New KENWOOD Wi-Fi receivers now support Apple CarPlay wirelessly (compatible phone required).
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.
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.
True Mirroring via USB for iPhone & Android, 2-Way Touch Control for Andoid
True 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.
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.
2-Phone Hands Free Calling Ready
While you are connected through Bluetooth, with a touch of a button you can switch between two phones.
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.
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.
Sound Adjustment Features
To meet your high expectations.
Playable FULL HD Video Files
You can play back from USB devices audio and video files compressed in various formats.
|Video Codec||Playable up to|
|MPEG4||1920 × 1080p|
|H.264||1920 × 1080p|
|MKV||1920 × 1080p|
|WMV||1920 × 1080p|
|Music Codec||Playable up to|
|FLAC||～192kHz / ～24bit|
|WAV||～192kHz / ～24bit
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Functions||Bluetooth, Apple Carplay, Android Auto, 2 DIN Size|
|Installation Services||Installation Fees||Time (Roughly)|
|Basic 2 DIN Head Unit||From $99 incl||1 Hour|
|Basic 1 DIN Head Unit||From $60 incl||40 Mins|
|Basic Pair Speakers||From $80 incl||40 Mins|
|Component speakers||From $120 incl||1 Hour|
|Basic Car Alarm||From $150 incl||2 Hours|
|Basic Rear Parking Sensors||From $180 incl||2 Hours|
|Eurpean Car Conversions||Fees||Time (Roughly)|
|Radio Update to NZ FM||From $99 incl||30 Mins (Mercedes might be longer)|
|NZ GPS Nav Update to NZ Latest Map||From $99 incl||1 Hour (Some models might be longer)|
|Japan GPS Nav Update to NZ Latest Map||From $299 incl||1 Hour (Some models might be longer)|
|Carplay/Android Auto Activation||From $149 incl||1 Hour (Some models might be longer)|