Kenwood DDX9020DABS Instruction Manual

Kenwood DDX9020DABS Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1 MONITOR WITH DVD RECEIVER DDX9020DABS DDX920WDABS DDX8020S DDX820WS MONITOR WITH RECEIVER DMX8520DABS DMX8020S DMX820WS INSTRUCTION MANUAL • Updated information (the latest Instruction Manual, system updates, new functions, etc.) is available from <>. • The Instruction manual is subject to change for modification of specifications and so forth.
  • Page 2 Important Notice on Software JVCKENWOOD Corporation, the original (English) of the license is presented. Ñ Software License on This EULA Product Ñ Software License Agreement The software embedded in this product comprises a number of independent software JVCKENWOOD Corporation (hereinafter called components, each of which is copyrighted by “Licensor”) holds either the copyright to the JVCKENWOOD Corporation or by a third party.
  • Page 3 Article 3 (Terms of License) Article 8 (Cancellation of the Agreement) Licensor reserves the right to cancel this 1. In assigning this product, User may not retain agreement forthwith and claim compensation the original copy of the embedded Licensed from User for the damages caused by such Software (including associated literature, cancellation when User: updates and upgrades) and any duplicates...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Before Use APPS Precautions ..............6 Wireless Mirroring Operation ........32 How to read this manual ......... 7 USB Mirroring Operation ........32 Apple CarPlay Operation ........34 Basic Operations Android Auto™ Operation ........37 Functions of the Buttons on the Front Panel ... 8 Turning on the Unit ..........10 Initial Settings ............11 Connecting a USB device ........40...
  • Page 5 Bluetooth Control Remote control Information for using Bluetooth® devices ..53 Battery Installation ...........87 Register the Bluetooth device ......54 Functions of the Remote control Buttons ..87 Bluetooth Setup ............55 Connection/Installation Playing the Bluetooth Audio Device ....57 Using the Hands-Free Unit ........59 Before Installation ............90 Hands-Free Setup .............64 Installing the unit .............92...
  • Page 6: Before Use

    If the unit still does not operate • To prevent a short circuit, never put or leave normally after a while, consult your KENWOOD any metallic objects (such as coins or metallic dealer. tools) inside the unit.
  • Page 7: How To Read This Manual

    For best results while pairing with your Kenwood receiver, please be sure to close any unused applications. Ñ Caution for Moving Panel Moving Panel Keep fingers away from moving panel.
  • Page 8: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Basic Operations Functions of the Buttons on the Front Panel DDX920WDABS DDX820WS / DMX820WS NOTE • The panels shown in this manual are examples used to provide clear explanations of the operations. For this reason, they may be different from the actual panels. Number Name Motion...
  • Page 9 Disc insert • A slot to insert a disc media. (Except DMX820WS) slot DDX9020DABS / DDX8020S DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S NOTE • The panels shown in this manual are examples used to provide a clear explanation of operations. For this reason, they may be different from the actual panels.
  • Page 10: Turning On The Unit

    • When the power is off, turns the power on. MENU • Displays the popup menu screen. • Pressing for 1 second switches attenuation of the volume on/off. (DDX9020DABS / DDX8020S only) • Pressing for 1 second turns the screen off. (DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S only) •...
  • Page 11: Initial Settings

    Basic Operations Initial Settings (DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S only) 5 Touch [Viewing Angle]. 6 Select a viewing angle. Initial SETUP 7 Touch [ For details, see Viewing Angle (P.14). Perform this setup when you use this unit first time. For details, see Display Setup (P.74). Set each item as follows.
  • Page 12 Basic Operations Security Code Setup Enter the same code again and touch [Enter]. You can set up a security code to protect your Now, your security code is registered. receiver system against theft. When the Security Code function is activated, NOTE the code cannot be changed and the function •...
  • Page 13: Adjusting The Volume

    [Time Format] ■ Select the time display format. [12-Hour ](Default)/24-Hour] ■ [Clock] DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS [GPS-SYNC ](Default) : Synchronizes the clock time with the GPS. [Manual] : Set the clock manually. DDX8020S / DDX820WS / DMX8020S / DMX820WS [RDS-SYNC ](Default) : Synchronizes the clock time with the RDS.
  • Page 14: Display Adjustment

    Basic Operations Display Adjustment Off Position (Except DMX8520DABS / You can store the current monitor angle as the DMX8020S) angle during power off. Touch [Memory] when the desired angle is selected. Except DDX820WS / DMX820WS Viewing Angle (DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S) Press the [G] button.
  • Page 15: Touch Screen Operations

    Basic Operations Touch screen operations Gesture Control (DDX920WDABS) To perform operations on the screen, you need to touch, touch and hold, flick or swipe to You can also operate the unit by moving your select an item, display a setting menu screen hand in front of the gesture control sensor.
  • Page 16: Home Screen Descriptions

    DDX820WS only • Displays the Android Auto device list. This icon appears only when Android Auto is connected and two or more devices can be used as Android Auto source. h HOME screen appears. DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS only...
  • Page 17: Source Selection Screen Description

    Basic Operations Select the playback source • Short-cut source icons: The source changes to the one you have set with a short-cut. For the short-cut setting, refer Press the [HOME] button. to Customize Short-cut source icons on h HOME screen appears. HOME screen (P.19).
  • Page 18 Bluetooth device or iDataLink phone, the current call will be continued. *2 DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS only *3 DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DDX8020S / DDX820WS only *4 CA-C3AV (optional accessory) is connected to the AV-IN input terminal for visual. (P.98) *5 When [TV Tuner Control] (P.76) is set to "ON", the...
  • Page 19: Source Control Screen Descriptions

    Basic Operations Customize Short-cut source icons Source control screen on HOME screen descriptions You can arrange the positions of the source There are some functions which can be icons as you like. performed from most screens. Press the [HOME] button. Indicators h HOME screen appears.
  • Page 20: List Screen

    Basic Operations List screen Artwork & information You can select whether to display an artwork There are some common function keys in the and song information or only song information list screens of most sources. in more detail. See (P.29, 42, 45, 59). Touching the artwork area switches to the VU meter.
  • Page 21 Basic Operations ] Page scroll You can change pages to display more items by touching [ • [ ] : Displays the top or bottom page. Return Returns to the previous screen. NOTE • Depending on the current source or mode, some function key may not appear.
  • Page 22: Widget

    Widget Widget Widget Multi Widget You can place a widget on each of the Press the [HOME] button. following areas. Up to 4 widgets can be placed per a multi widget screen. You can change the widget by flicking left or right on the widget area.
  • Page 23 *3 This can be selected when using Wireless Mirroring (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS only)/USB Mirroring. *4 You cannot play the video file on the USB/Disc media when using Wireless Mirroring (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS only)/USB Mirroring. NOTE •...
  • Page 24: Photo Frame Widget

    Widget Photo Frame Widget Widget SETUP You can display a slideshow of the image Set up the widgets on the Home screen. files stored in the USB memory on the Home Press the [MENU] button. screen. h Popup menu appears. Ñ...
  • Page 25: Disc

    Disc Disc (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DDX8020S / DDX820WS) Playing a disc DDX820WS Press the [MENU] button. Ñ Insert a disc h Popup menu appears. Except DDX820WS Touch [ Press the [G] button. DDX920WDABS Touch [DISC EJECT]. h The panel opens.
  • Page 26: Dvd/Vcd Basic Operation

    Disc Video screen Touch [DISC EJECT]. When removing a disc, pull it horizontally. Touch [DISC EJECT]. h The panel closes. NOTE • This is not displayed on the popup menu screen of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto source. Change Apple CarPlay or Android Auto source to other one to display the popup menu screen.
  • Page 27: Music Cd/Disc Media Basic Operation

    Disc • [Direct Number] (VCD only): Touch to display [MENU CTRL] (DVD only) the Direct Number dialog only when Playback Touch to display the DVD-VIDEO disc menu control (PBC) is on. You can directly enter the control screen. See DVD Disc Menu Operation track number to play when scene is selected.
  • Page 28 Disc Close the drawer • [E] [F] : Searches for the previous/next content. Touch and hold to fast-forward or fast- backward the disc. (It will be cancelled automatically after about 50 seconds.) • [DH] : Plays or pauses. • [ ] : Touch to mute or not to mute.
  • Page 29: File Search Operation

    Disc File search Operation DVD Disc Menu Operation (Disc media only) You can set up some functions using the DVD- VIDEO disc menu. You can search for a file according to hierarchy. Touch the framed area during playback. NOTE • For operations in the list screen, see List screen (P.20).
  • Page 30: Dvd Setup

    Disc DVD SETUP To switch among picture angles ■ Touch [Angle]. Each time you touch this key, picture angles are switched. You can set up the DVD playback functions. Touch the framed area during playback. * These keys may not function depending on the disc.
  • Page 31 Disc [Screen Ratio] ■ Sets the screen display mode. [16:9 ](Default): Displays wide pictures. [4:3 LB]: Displays wide pictures in the Letter Box format (having black stripes at the top and bottom of screen). [4:3 PS]: Displays wide pictures in the Pan & Scan format (showing pictures cut at the right and left ends).
  • Page 32: Apps

    KENWOOD application and activate the application on your smartphone. Press the [HOME] button. Android smartphone: Search for “Mirroring for KENWOOD” in Google Play to find and install the Touch [ most recent version. iPhone: Search for “Mirroring for KENWOOD”...
  • Page 33 Mirroring. terminal connection while audio is shared via Bluetooth connection between this unit and • You cannot use the Bluetooth and iPod sources at the same time with Mirroring for KENWOOD your smartphone. application. For Android smartphones: • OSD clock is not shown on the mirroring screen...
  • Page 34: Apple Carplay Operation

    APPS Ñ Operation keys on the Apple CarPlay Operation mirroring screen Apple CarPlay is a smarter, safer way to use On the USB mirroring screen, the following your iPhone in the car. Apple CarPlay takes virtual hard keys are available. The keys are the things you want to do with iPhone while hidden when no operation is done for about driving and displays them on the screen of...
  • Page 35 • The connection message appears when; – The iPhone you used previously is connected Wireless connection again. (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / – The screen other than HOME and the source selection screen is displayed. DMX8520DABS) • The connection message is displayed for about You can select the iPhone registered as the 5 seconds.
  • Page 36 APPS Ñ Operation keys and available Select a device. The Apple CarPlay device connected via Apps on the home screen of the USB and the registered Apple CarPlay Apple CarPlay devices ready for wireless connection are You can use the Apps of the connected iPhone. displayed.
  • Page 37: Android Auto™ Operation

    Android version 5.0 or later. For Wi-Fi connection, Android 8.0 or later. Press the [ ] button. (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DDX920WDABS / DDX820WS / DMX8520DABS) DMX820WS NOTE • Android Auto may not be available on all devices and may not be available in all countries or regions.
  • Page 38 APPS Ñ Ñ Connect Android smartphone Select an Android smartphone (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / Wired connection DMX8520DABS) Connect an Android smartphone via the If two or more Android smartphones USB terminal. (P.101) have been registered, select the Android To use the hands-free function, connect the smartphone to be used as the Android Auto Android smartphone via Bluetooth.
  • Page 39 Application/information keys Starts the application or displays information. To exit the Android Auto screen Press the [HOME] button. Ñ Using voice control DDX9020DABS / DDX8020S Press the [ ] button for 1 second. DDX920WDABS / DDX820WS / DMX820WS DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S...
  • Page 40: Usb

    Connecting a USB device USB Basic Operation Most functions can be controlled from the Connect the USB device with the USB source control screen and playback screen. cable. (P.99) NOTE • Set the remote controller mode switch to AUD mode before starting operation, see Switch the operation mode (P.87).
  • Page 41 Only a file name and a folder name are Switches to another USB device when two displayed if there is no tag information. USB devices are connected. (DDX9020DABS / • Change the text size of information when the DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS only) "Small Audio Text"...
  • Page 42: Search Operation

    Ñ Search Operation Link search You can search for a file of the same artist/ You can search music or video files by the album/genre as that in the current track. following operations. Touch [Link Search]. Touch [1]. Touch the desired tag type. You can select Touch [S].
  • Page 43: Ipod/Iphone

    For details of the setup method, contact the manufacturer of the terminal. • Plug the iPod/iPhone into the gray USB terminal with the KCA-iP103 (optional accessory). (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS only) • Plug the iPod/iPhone into the USB terminal with the KCA-iP103 (optional accessory).
  • Page 44: Ipod/Iphone Basic Operation

    iPod/iPhone iPod/iPhone Basic Operation Play mode indicator/Playing time • D, B, etc.: Current play mode indicator NOTE Meanings of individual icons are as follows: D (play), B (fast forward), A (fast • Set the remote controller mode switch to AUD backward), H (pause).
  • Page 45: Search Operation

    iPod/iPhone Ñ Search Operation Link search You can search for a file of the same artist/ You can search music files by the following album/genre/composer as that in the current operations. track. Touch [1]. Touch [Link Search]. Touch [S]. Touch the desired tag type. You can select from artists, albums, genres and composers.
  • Page 46: Radio

    Radio Radio Radio Basic Operation Operation keys • [E] [F] : Tunes in a station. The method of Most functions can be controlled from the frequency switching can be changed (see source control screen. in table). To listen to the Radio source, touch [Radio] •...
  • Page 47: Memory Operation

    Radio Memory Operation Selecting Operation Ñ Ñ Auto memory Preset select You can store stations with good reception in You can list and select memorized station. memory automatically. Select a station from the list. Touch desired band key. Touch [AME]. Ñ...
  • Page 48: Traffic Information

    Radio Traffic Information (FM only) Radio Setup You can listen and watch the traffic You can set tuner related parameters. information automatically when a traffic Touch [ bulletin starts. However, this feature requires a Radio Data System that includes the TI information.
  • Page 49: Digital Radio

    Digital Radio Digital Radio (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS) Digital Radio Basic Operation Touching [ ] allows you to switch between Content A, Content B and Content C. Content A: DLS, PTY Genre Most functions can be controlled from the Content B: Song Title, Artist Name, Ensemble source control screen.
  • Page 50: Storing Service In Preset Memory

    Digital Radio Storing Service in Preset Artwork area/VU meter Memory • Displays/hides artwork area. • The picture data is displayed if available from You can store the current receiving service in current content. the memory. • Touch to switch between the artwork and VU meter.
  • Page 51: Traffic Information

    Digital Radio Traffic Information Touch [Search]. You can listen to and watch traffic information automatically when a traffic bulletin starts. However, this feature requires a Digital Radio that includes TI information. Touch [ ] on the left side of the screen. Touch [TI].
  • Page 52: Digital Radio Setup

    Digital Radio Ñ Digital Radio SETUP Announcement setup When the service for which ON is selected You can set Digital Radio related parameters. starts, switches from any source to Announcement to receive it. Touch [ ] on the left side of the screen. Touch [SETUP].
  • Page 53: Bluetooth Control

    Profile) NOTE Sound codec • While driving, do not perform complicated LDAC (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / operations such as dialing numbers, using DMX8520DABS), SBC, AAC the phonebook, etc. When you perform these operations, stop your car in a safe place.
  • Page 54: Register The Bluetooth Device

    Bluetooth Control Register the Bluetooth device Touch [Select Device] on the Bluetooth Setup screen. It is necessary to register the Bluetooth audio player or cell-phone in this unit before using the Bluetooth function. You can register up to 10 Bluetooth devices. NOTE •...
  • Page 55: Bluetooth Setup

    Bluetooth Control Bluetooth Setup ● Input the PIN Code in your smartphone/cell-phone. PIN Code is set to “0000” as the default. NOTE • The Bluetooth Setup is disabled while using Apple CarPlay. Select the function you want to use. Press the [MENU] button. h Popup menu appears.
  • Page 56 Bluetooth Control Set each profile as follows. NOTE • You cannot select an Android smartphone connected as an Android Auto device. Touch [Delete]. h Confirmation message appears. Touch [Yes]. h All the selected device(s) is deleted. NOTE [TEL (HFP) 1], [TEL (HFP) 2] ■...
  • Page 57: Playing The Bluetooth Audio Device

    D, H: Current play mode indicator Meanings of individual icons are as follows: D (play), B (fast forward), A (fast backward), H (pause), I (stop). LDAC (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS): Indicates that an LDAC- compatible device is connected. Operation keys * •...
  • Page 58 KENWOOD Music Mix Touch [ Bluetooth audio devices can be switched easily h A list of registered devices is displayed. to play music. See KENWOOD Music Mix (P.58). Touch [ ] of device name you want to connect.
  • Page 59: Using The Hands-Free Unit

    Bluetooth Control Using the Hands-Free Unit NOTE • If a connected Bluetooth audio device is operated You can use the telephone function by to play music, connections are switched. connecting the Bluetooth telephone to this • When a Bluetooth source is switched to another unit.
  • Page 60 Bluetooth Control Select a dialing method. Call using call records Touch [ Select the phone number from the list. • [ ]: Call using call records • [ ]: Call using the phonebook • [ ]: Call using the preset number •...
  • Page 61 Press for 1 second name or first name. For details, see Hands-Free Setup (P.64). Call using the preset number Touch [ DDX9020DABS / DDX8020S Touch the name or phone number. Press for 1 second DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S Press for 1 second h Voice Recognition screen appears.
  • Page 62 ] to answer a phone call or DDX920WDABS / DDX820WS / ] to reject an incoming call. DMX820WS DDX9020DABS / DDX8020S NOTE • When shifting the gear to the reverse (R) position and monitoring the picture from the rear view camera, this screen does not appear even if a call comes in.
  • Page 63 Bluetooth Control To display it again [Add number direct] ■ Enter the telephone number directly and 1 Press the [HOME] button. touch [SET]. See Call by entering a phone 2 Touch [ number (P.61). 3 Touch [TEL]. ■ [Delete] Ñ To delete a preset number, touch [Delete] Phone number preset and then touch [OK] on the confirmation...
  • Page 64: Hands-Free Setup

    Bluetooth Control Touch [Delete]. [Auto Response]* ■ Set the automatic response time to pick-up h Confirmation message appears. an incoming call. Touch [Yes]. [OFF ](Default): Turns off the Automatic response function. Hands-Free Setup [1/5/10/15/20/25/30]: Sets the ringing time (second). You can make various settings for the Hands- [Auto Pairing] ■...
  • Page 65: Other External Components

    Other External Components Other External Components View Camera Camera off Touch to exit the camera screen. Switching the Guideline * NOTE Touching each time turns on or off the • To connect a camera, see Connecting the guideline. camera (P.102). •...
  • Page 66 Change the HD camera picture quality setting when an HD camera is connected. [Parking Guidelines] ■ (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS only) You can display parking guidelines to enable easier parking when you shift the gear to the [FRONT VIEW CAMERA] ■...
  • Page 67: Use Dashboard Camera

    CAMERA] , [FRONT VIEW CAMERA] and [AV-IN]. • The Dashboard Camera can be selected when it Use Dashboard Camera is connected. (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / (DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS only) (P.102) DDX920WDABS / Ñ DMX8520DABS only)
  • Page 68: External Audio/Video Players (Av-In)

    Other External Components Ñ Display the dashboard camera External audio/video players screen (AV-IN) Press the [MENU] button. Connect an external component to the h Popup menu appears. AV-IN input terminal. (P.98) Touch [Camera]. Select [AV-IN] as the source. (P.17) Turn on the connected component and start playing the source.
  • Page 69: Tv Tuner

    Other External Components TV tuner Using the external navigation unit (Except Indonesia models) You can connect the TV tuner (commercially available) with this unit and watch TV. You can connect a navigation unit (KNA-G630: optional accessory) to the navigation input Preparation terminal so that you can view the navigation •...
  • Page 70: Setup

    Setup Setup Monitor Screen Setup System Setup You can adjust the image quality of video, Press the [MENU] button. menu screen, etc. h Popup menu appears. Press the [MENU] button. Touch [SETUP]. h Popup menu appears. Touch [Screen Adjustment]. h Screen Adjustment screen appears. Adjust each setting as follows.
  • Page 71: User Interface Setup

    Select the time display format. "12-Hour" (Default)/"24-Hour" h User Interface screen appears. ■ [Clock] Set each parameter as follows. DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS [Small Audio Text] ■ [GPS-SYNC ](Default) : Synchronizes the clock Change the text size for the source control time with the GPS.
  • Page 72 Setup Ñ Ñ Touch panel adjustment Learning function of steering remote Touch [Touch Panel Adjust] on the User This function is available only when your Interface screen. vehicle is equipped with the electrical steering h Touch Panel Adjust screen appears. remote controller.
  • Page 73: Special Setup

    Setup Special Setup Touch [Learning completed]. NOTE You can setup special parameters. • When changing the function already learned, Press the [MENU] button. press and hold the button you want to change h Popup menu appears. in step 2 and then touch to select the changed function from the function list.
  • Page 74: Display Setup

    Setup [Screen transition effect] ■ NOTE Select whether to use the screen transition • For how to update the software, see the relevant effect when the source control screen is update procedure manual which comes with the switched to the Home screen. software.
  • Page 75 Setup Ñ Change the wallpaper image or To register an original image color You can load an image from the connected USB device and set it as the wallpaper image. Touch [Wallpaper Customize] on the Before starting this procedure, it is necessary Display screen.
  • Page 76: Av Setup

    (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / media), Bluetooth audio, Radio or Digital DMX8520DABS) Select the device to be used in the Apple Radio (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS only) as the main source, CarPlay mode. (P.35) you cannot select USB, iPod or DISC (Music [Speech Quality Adjust] ■...
  • Page 77 Setup Ñ Change the device name Touch [Wi-Fi SETUP] on the AV screen. Touch [Device Name]. h Change Device Name screen appears. Touch and hold [ Input the device name. Touch [Enter]. English...
  • Page 78: Controlling Audio

    Press the [MENU] button. DDX820WS DMX820WS h Popup menu appears. Touch [Audio]. DDX9020DABS / DDX8020S DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S See the following section for each setting. h Speaker system select screen appears. • Set up Speaker / X’over (P.79) • Controlling EQ / SW Level (P.81) Select the crossover network mode.
  • Page 79: Speaker / X'over Setup

    Controlling Audio Touch the speaker (1) you wish to adjust NOTE and set each parameter (2) as follows. • When the 3-way speaker system is selected, the following functions are disabled. – Front focus of Listening Position / DTA – Fader for Controlling General Audio –...
  • Page 80 Controlling Audio Ñ Crossover network setup When Speaker network is set to 3-way: You can set the crossover frequency of speakers. Touch [Xʼover]. Touch the speaker to set up. [FREQ] (High Pass) ■ High Pass Filter adjustment. Set each parameter as follows. [HPF FREQ], [LPF FREQ] (Band Pass) ■...
  • Page 81: Controlling General Audio

    Controlling Audio Controlling General Audio Equalizer Control You can adjust equalizer by selecting the Press the [MENU] button. optimized setting for each category. h Popup menu appears. Press the [MENU] button. Touch [Audio]. h Popup menu appears. h Audio screen appears. Touch [Audio].
  • Page 82: Volume Offset

    Controlling Audio Volume Offset [SW Level] ■ Adjust the subwoofer volume. This setting is not available when Subwoofer is set to Finely adjust the volume of the current source “None”. See Speaker / X’over setup (P.79). to minimize the difference in volume between different sources.
  • Page 83: Zone Control

    Controlling Audio Zone Control [Zone Select] ■ Touch [Single Zone] to turn off the dual zone function. You can select different sources for front and rear positions in the vehicle. [Front Source], [Rear Source] ■ Select an audio source for each. Press the [MENU] button.
  • Page 84: Sound Effect

    Controlling Audio Sound Effect ■ [Supreme] Turn ON/OFF the Supreme function. Technology to extrapolate and supplement You can set sound effects. with proprietary algorithm, the high- Press the [MENU] button. frequency range that is cut off when h Popup menu appears. encoding.
  • Page 85: Listening Position / Dta

    Controlling Audio Listening Position / DTA Touch [T] or [U] to adjust the delay time of the selected speaker. Listening Position / DTA allows you to improve the sound field depending on the position of the seat you sit. Listening Position / DTA allows you to set “Listening Position”...
  • Page 86: Audio Setup Memory

    Controlling Audio Audio Setup memory NOTE • When the 3-way speaker system is selected, front Audio Control settings can be memorized. focus feature is disabled. The memorized settings can be recalled at any time. Ñ Front Focus fine adjustment Press the [MENU] button. h Popup menu appears.
  • Page 87: Remote Control

    Remote control Remote control This unit can be operated using the remote Functions of the Remote control. control Buttons # CAUTION Ñ Switch the operation mode • Risk of fire or explosion if the battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Ensure to The functions operated from the remote replace only with the same type.
  • Page 88 − Pauses the track or file, and resumes playing by pressing twice. For the Radio and Digital Radio (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS) sources in AUD mode, switches the seek mode. R/S/C/D Moves the cursor in the DVD menu.
  • Page 89 For the DVD source in DVD mode, selects the title to be played. − Selects the track or file to be played. For the Radio, Digital Radio (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS) sources in AUD mode, switches to broadcast stations received by the unit.
  • Page 90: Connection/Installation

    Connection/Installation Connection/Installation This section is for the professional installer. wire should be checked. For safety’s sake, leave wiring and mounting to • If your car’s ignition does not have an ACC professionals. Consult the car audio dealer. position, connect the ignition wires to a power source that can be turned on and off with the ignition key.
  • Page 91 (Black 1 m) (Gray 1 m) Indonesia models / DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / DDX8020S / DMX8020S only (3 m) Except Indonesia models / DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / DDX8020S / DMX8020S DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS only DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S...
  • Page 92: Installing The Unit

    Ñ Trim plate • Please install this GPS antenna in an area away from any antennas that are used with CB radios or (DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / satellite televisions. DMX8020S) • The GPS antenna should be installed at a position that is spaced at least 12 inch (30 cm) from 1) Attach accessory 7 to the unit.
  • Page 93 Fix a cable with a commercial item of tape. ● Installation overview The antenna should be installed on the Ñ Detaching the trim plate passenger side for safety. (DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S) 1) Detach accessory 7 to the unit. Antenna cable (3.5 m) Ñ...
  • Page 94 Connection/Installation When installing the antenna on the right • Install the amplifier unit (accessory !) above the air bag so that the antenna and the air bag. side Ceramic line (black part) 150 mm Earth sheet * 30 mm Air bag When installing the antenna on the left Front pillar side...
  • Page 95 Connection/Installation When installing the antenna on the left 4) Rub the film antenna (accessory ~) gently side in the direction of the arrow shown below to firmly stick it to the windscreen. Earth sheet 7) Remove the film covering the earth sheet and attach the earth sheet to the metal part of the vehicle.
  • Page 96 Connection/Installation Ñ Connecting wires to terminals ● Indonesia models / DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / DDX8020S / DMX8020S Fuse (15A) Speaker impedance: 4-8 Ω White To front left speaker White/Black Gray To front right speaker Gray/Black Green To rear left speaker Connect to the vehicle’s...
  • Page 97 Connection/Installation ● Except Indonesia models / DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / DDX8020S / DMX8020S Fuse (15A) Accessory 1 If no connections are made, do not let Connect to the vehicle’s the cable come out from the tab. parking brake detection switch harness.
  • Page 98 Preout RCA Cable (Sold separately) Accessory ! : DAB antenna Power amplifier (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / Speaker (optional DMX8520DABS only) accessory) Input AV Audio output (ø3.5 mini jack)
  • Page 99 Connect to vehicle’s steering remote harness. Contact your KENWOOD dealer for details. Indonesia models / DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / DDX8020S / DMX8020S: Except Indonesia models / DDX9020DABS / DMX8520DABS / DDX8020S / DMX8020S: C21 C22 C23 ● Except DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS /...
  • Page 100 Connection/Installation Ñ Securing the USB extension ● Except DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS cable Lightning Digital AV Secure the USB extension cable with insulating KCA-iP103 (0.8m) Adapter tape or the like so that its connectors are not disconnected. iPod/iPhone KCA-iP103 (0.8m) Accessory 2 (Black) (1 m) Ñ...
  • Page 101 Connection/Installation Ñ Connecting an Android ● Except DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS smartphone Android smartphone (with ● DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / Android Auto) DMX8520DABS Micro USB to USB cable Android smartphone (with Android Auto) Micro USB to USB cable Accessory 2 (Black) (1 m)
  • Page 102 Connection/Installation Ñ Connecting the camera For HD video, an HD camera is also used as Front view camera. (DDX9020DABS / Left side view camera and Right side view DDX920WDABS only) camera For DDX8020S / DDX820WS / DMX8020S / DMX820WS, Front view camera input (Yellow)
  • Page 103: Troubleshooting

    The recording condition is bad. h Record the file again or use another disc. Ñ About settings No sound while using Mirroring for KENWOOD application. • Cannot set up the subwoofer. h Make sure the smartphone and the unit is •...
  • Page 104: Error Messages

    Wire or insulate the speaker cord as appropriate and another USB device. turn the power off and on again. The USB device which contains no playable audio file is selected. (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / Hot Error DMX8520DABS) When the internal temperature of this unit rises to 60°C h Switch USB devices.
  • Page 105: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix Playable Media and Files You can play various kinds of media and files on this unit. Ñ List of playable discs (Except DMX8520DABS / DMX8020S / DMX820WS) Disc types / Standard Support Remark DVD Video DVD Audio × DVD-VR ×...
  • Page 106 Appendix Ñ About files The following audio and video files are supported. ■ Playable Audio files Format Bit rate Sampling frequency Bit count AAC-LC (.m4a) MPEG-2/MPEG-4 AAC LC 8 – 320kbps, VBR 16 – 48 kHz 16 bit HE-AAC(V1,V2) MP3 (.mp3) MPEG-1/MPEG-2 Audio 8 –...
  • Page 107: Region Codes In The World

    Appendix Region Codes in the World The DVD players are given a region code according to the country or area it is marketed, as shown in the following map. ■ DVD disc marks ■ Operation regulatory marks With this DVD, some functions of this unit such as the play function may be restricted depending on the location where the DVD is Indicates a region number.
  • Page 108: Dvd Language Codes

    Appendix DVD Language Codes Code Language Code Language Code Language Afar Interlingua Kirundi Abkhazian Interlingue Romanian Afrikaans Inupiak Russian Amharic Indonesian Kinyarwanda Arabic Icelandic Sanskrit Assamese Italian Sindhi Aymara Japanese Sangho Azerbaijani Javanese Serbo-Croatian Bashkir Georgian Singhalese Byelorussian Kazakh Slovak Bulgarian Greenlandic Slovenian...
  • Page 109: Specifications

    : 156.6 mm (W) × 81.6 mm (H) : FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS 6-3/16 × 3-3/16 inch Maximum Power Supply Current Display System DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DMX8520DABS DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS : DC 5 V 1.5 A × 2 : AAS LCD panel...
  • Page 110 Maximum Communication range Frequency Range : Line of sight approx. 10m (32.8 ft) BAND III: 174.928 – 239.200 (MHz) Audio Codec Sensitivity : LDAC (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / : -100 dBm DMX8520DABS)/SBC/AAC S/N Ratio (dB) Profile (Multi Profile support) : 90 dB •...
  • Page 111 : 12 V DC car battery Frequency Response Installation Dimensions (W × H × D) : 30 Hz – 15 kHz DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DDX8020S / S/N Ratio (dB) DDX820WS / DMX820WS : 65 dB (MONO) : 178 × 100 × 160 mm Selectivity (±...
  • Page 112: About This Unit

    Appendix About this Unit stereo, an Android phone running Android 5.0 or higher, and the Android Auto app. • Wi-Fi® is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance®. ■ Copyrights • The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Logo is a certification mark of • The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered Wi-Fi Alliance®.
  • Page 114 Appendix ■ The marking of products using lasers (DDX9020DABS / DDX920WDABS / DDX8020S / DDX820WS) The label is attached to the chassis/case and says that the component uses laser beams that have been classified as Class 1. It means that the unit is utilizing laser beams that are of a weaker class.
  • Page 115 Appendix English...

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