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KDC BT53U CD Tuner AUX/USB In Bluetooth MP3/WMA/iPOD Var Illumination (Used)

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  • Bluetooth CD Tuner with direct iPod
  • 3 line display

Product overview

• Bluetooth CD Tuner with direct iPod
• 3 line display
• Variable illumination
• 4x50w, 3x2.5v PreOut
• Steering Control Ready
• Front USB & AUX Input
• Android Ready
• Made for iPod/iPhone Hands Free & A2DP Streaming

Kenwood's new high-end look is included on this Bluetooth hands-free model. This model includes iPhone easy pair feature (iPhone 4/4S/5) once connected to the USB Bluetooth pairing is automatic. The iPhone Siri function (iPhone 4S/5) can also be used remotely. With the benefit of a 3-line full dot LCD display. It is a pleasure to use and will transform your dashboard. Designed specifically for iPod/iPhone control with search keys ergonomically placed around the volume controls. For the first time this Kenwood model includes front and rear USB inputs to cater for all your USB and iPod/iPhone needs, a sophisticated digital sound processor allows a multitude of audio adjustments.


DIN Size 1 DIN
Detachable Faceplate Yes
Protection Case For Faceplate Yes
Faceplate Mechanism Flip-down Detachable Faceplate
Disabled System Indicator (DSI) Yes
Security Code Function Yes
Rotary Encoder & Control Knob Yes
Music Search function Yes
Accent key Yes, iPod
Installer Memory Yes
Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return Yes
Touch Sensor Tone Yes
IR remote controller included KCA-RC405
Digital Clock (24H) Yes
All-off Select (20/40/60 minutes) Yes
Built-in Connector Molex 16 pin
ISO connector Yes
Bluetooth unit built-in Yes, (Powered by Parrot)
USB interface x 1 Yes
Firmware upgreadable Yes
Display Features
Display Type Liquid Crystal Display
Display Layout Full Dot
Display Illumination Variable
Spectrum Analyzer Yes
Dimmer Control 2 steps - automatic
Display Off Mode Yes
Demo Mode Yes
Special Character Display Russian Characters
Multi language menu & tag Yes, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Cosmetics features
Front/edge Piano black
Dress plate Piano Black
Volume & operation knob or wheel Acrylic Clear (Black)
Preset key finish Piano Black
Escutcheon finish Piano Black
Triangle Illumination Red
Volume & operation knob illumination Variable
Key illumination variable
Variable color illumination Yes
Tuner Features
Radio Data System Yes
Radio Text Plus Yes
Program Type Function (PTY) Yes
Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON) Yes
K3I - Clean Reception Tuner Yes
FM Reception Yes
AM (MW/LW) Reception Yes
Presets 24 Presets (18FM / 3LW / 3MW)
Station Select List
Automatic Memory Entry (AME) Yes
Up/Down Seek Tuning Yes
Tuning mode (Auto1 / Auto2 / Manual) Yes
FM Stereo / Mono Selector Yes
CD Features
CD-R/RW Compatible Yes
MP3, WMA & AAC playback Yes
Compatible with Kenwood Music Editor Lite Yes
Supreme Yes
D.A.C. processing 24 bit
0 bit Mute Yes
USB Features
Rear USB interface port Yes
USB Type USB1.1 / USB 2.0
Kenwood Music Editor Lite Compatible Yes
Kenwood music control App for Android Yes
MP3, WMA & AAC playback Yes
SD-card Features
SD card type: Yes, SD, SDHC
With adapter:
mini SD & mini SDHC
Max capacity 32 Gb
Music playback Yes
MP3, WMA & AAC playback Yes
iPod Features
Made for iPod & iPhone * Yes
USB Digital connection (1 wire) with optiona cable KCA-iP102
Music playback Yes
Alphabet search Yes
Skip search Yes
Related search Yes
App & iPod control mode Yes
2 Speed search Yes
High speed search Yes
Reverse browsing Yes
Works with iPod Classic * 80G, 120G & 160G
Works with iPod Video * 5th/6th generation
Works with iPod Touch * 1st/2nd generation
Works with iPod Nano * 1st/2nd/3rd/4th/5th Gen
Works with iPhone * Yes
Battery charge + power control Yes
1A current capability Yes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware
Audio Features
Maximum Output Power 50W x 4
Auxiliary input Yes
Auxiliary Type Mini-jack
Pre-out 3 RCA
Pre-out Output Level 4V
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj. Yes
Built-In Amplifier Cut-Off Yes
Dual-Zone Source & Volume Control Yes
Dual-Zone (FRONT / REAR Switchable) Yes
Balance/Fader Control Yes
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return Yes
Sound Excellence DSP Yes
Sound excellence DSP
Highway sound Yes
Digital Time Alignment (DTA) Yes
Equalizer: 13 bands
Preset Equalizer curve (KBS) Yes
iPod Equalizer curve preset Yes
Manual Equalizer Control Yes
Cabine selection Yes
Listening position selection Yes
New Bass-Boost Yes
Speaker setting Front: Yes
Speaker setting Rear: Yes
Speaker setting Subwoofer: Yes
Car type adjust Yes
Supreme+ Yes
Xover Yes
Bluetooth General Features
Hands free Profile (HPF) Yes
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) Yes
Serial Port Profile (SPP) Yes
Headset Profile (HSP) Yes
Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP) Yes
Number of Phonebooks 5 Devices x 600 Names x 10 Categories
Object Push Profile (OPP) Yes
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) Yes
Auto reply (SMS) message sending function Yes
Easy pairing function Yes
Easy pairing A2DP device Yes, 2 devices
Easy pairing HFP device Yes, 1 device
Phone device status display Yes
Audio device status display Yes
Signal strength display Yes
Remaining battery display Yes
Bluetooth phones to register 5
Compatibility check mode Yes
High-quality noise canceling microphone Yes
Bluetooth firmware upgradeable Yes
* depends on phone model/make & Kenwood unit
iPod Digital Connection (1 Wire) Yes, with optional KCA-iP102 lead)
OEM Wired Remote Control Yes
2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wire Yes
Dimmer control wire Yes
Tuner Specifications
FM Frequency range (50kHz step) 87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Usable Sensitivity 1µV/75ohm (S/N 26dB)
FM Quieting Sensitivity 2.5µV/75ohm (S/N 46dB)
FM Frequency Response 30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono) 63dB
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz) 40dB
MW Frequency Range 531kHz ~ 1611kHz
MW Frequency step 9kHz
MW Usable Sensitivity 36µV (S/N 20dB)
LW Frequency Range 153kHz ~ 279kHz
LW Usable Sensitivity 57µV (S/N 20dB)
CD Specifications
Laser Diode GaAIAs
Digital Filter(D/A) 8 Times Over Sampling
Digital/Analogue Converter 24 Bit
Spindle Speed 500 ~ 200rpm (CLV: 1 times)
Wow & Flutter Below Measurable Limit
Frequency Response 10Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.008% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio 110dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range 93dB
MP3 Decoder Compliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA Decoder Compliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC Decoder AAC-LC".m4a" Files
USB Specifications
USB Version compatibility 1.1 / 2.0
File System FAT 16/32
MP3 Decode Compliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA Decode Compliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC Decode AAC-LC "m4a" Files
SD-card specs
Compatible physical format Version 2.0
File system FAT 16/32
Maximum capacity 32 GB
Audio decoder MP3, WMA, AAC
Audio Specifications
Maximum Power 50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v) 30W x 4
Preout Level 4000mV / 10kOhm,
Preout Impedance = 600Ohm
Speaker Impedance 4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
AUX Frequency Response 20Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
AUX Maximum Input Voltage 1200mV
AUX Input Impedance 10kOhm
Parametric Equalizer - Freq. band 13 steps: 62.5Hz - 16kHz
Equalizer Gain –9db ~ +9db
Bluetooth specifications
Technology bluetooth 3.0 certified
Frequency 2.402 - 2.48 GHz
Output power +4dBm(max), 0dBm (AVE) power class 2
Maximum range Line of sight approx. 10 meter
Handsfree profile (HFP) Yes
Serial port profile (SPP) Yes
Headset profile (HSP) Yes
Advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP) Yes
Audio/Video remote control profile (AVRCP) Yes
Object push profile (OPP) Yes
Phonebook access profile (PBAP) Yes

is this unit still available and if so how can i take delivery

Asked by: alan
This item can be paid for in your local maplin store and can be delivered to that store from a store with stock , this may take 3-5 working days. Home delivery is not available due to no stock in the warehouse.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-12-31

How many amp leads has this unit have

Asked by: Mckmart
Pre-out 3 RCA
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-09-21
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