2013 Kenwood Excelon KDC-X597

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Kenwood Excelon KDC-X597 Features:


General Features:


  • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
  • Built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • One-button Bluetooth pairing with iPhone
  • Pandora control with iPhone, Android, and Blackberry
  • Built-in MOSFET amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
  • Plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs including discs loaded with AAC, MP3, and WMA music files
  • Detachable face with 11-digit display and variable-color button illumination
  • Remote control


    Audio Features:

  • EQ Pro (8 preset EQ curves and a 3-band parametric equalizer)
  • Speaker size settings
  • Supreme Setting improves the sound of files encoded at low bit rates
  • 3-level bass boost
  • High- and low-pass filters; subwoofer level and phase control




  • iPod/iPhone direct control via USB input — no adapter necessary, but adding Kenwood’s optional connecting cable lets you leave your iPod cable at home
  • Music Control app enables playback of music files over USB from Android devices
  • Compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
  • Inputs: front-panel auxiliary and USB input
  • Outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (4-volt front, rear, and subwoofer)