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Kenwood KDC-MP638U

CD, MP3, WMA Receiver with Remote, Aux and USB Inputs, and iPod Direct Connection via USB

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Kenwood KDC-MP642U

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Hear the Kenwood Difference

The Kenwood Corporation is known for their quality products. The Kenwood KDC-MP638U is no exception. A simple unit that focuses on both quality and expandability. You can get exactly what you want out of your head unit with this one. It is compatible and ready for Satellite Radio, HD Radio, Bluetooth hands-free talking, and iPod connectivity. And with the Kenwood name, you are getting a quality product that will last for years to come!

Satellite and HD Radio Options

If you are looking to upgrade you car audio system, a head unit is a great place to start. This head unit from Kenwood allows plenty of options for you and your music. Of course, the MP638U has a CD player that also is compatible with MP3 and WMA media files. It also allows the connection of satellite radio. If you have used satellite radio before, than you will know and understand the satellite advantage. It is a great way to discover new music, while listening to music loud and clear. Also with the radio, the unit is capable of HD Radio. Yet another way to receive clear broadcasts of music.

Bluetooth and iPod Convenience

It is becoming more and more of a necessity to have Bluetooth capabilities in the car. That is way many of the Kenwood units come with the option for built-in Bluetooth hands-free calling with the appropriate adapter. Kenwood uses the latest technology in their Bluetooth devices so you can be sure that you will getting a good connect and a quality unit. The option to connect an iPod or other MP3 device is made possible with the rear USB input. Once the connection is made, the unit will actually charge the MP3 player or iPod while playing the music off of the unit. The USB direct connect allows for the control of the iPod right from the head unit itself and the 4-tone fluorescent display makes the iPod navigation simple.

Hear the sounds that you want to hear!

If you want even more control over your music, The KDC-MP638U will give you complete equalization control. The System Q Sound Control consists of a 3-band parametric equalizer and the options of 6 preset tone curves. You can now hear the music the way that you want to hear it and with the detail you want. If you are thinking of hooking up and amplifier, then the unit will also give you all the options you could ask for. The 3 sets of preamp outputs will allow a connection for each channel you want.

General Features:

  • In-dash AM/FM, CD, MP3, WMA player with Remote and USB + Aux Inputs for MP3 and iPod playback via USB connection
    • iPod USB direct connectivity via your standard iPod-to-USB connection cable allows you to charge, control, and playback your iPod through the receiver and stereo system
  • Detachable face
  • 4-Tone fluorescent dot-matrix display
  • Wireless remote control included
  • Blue and red button lighting
  • Power Output:
    • Peak: 50 watts x 4 channels
    • RMS: 22 watts x 4 channels
  • Built-in MOSFET amplifier
  • CD Text Display
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Playback and Audio Features:

  • Playback of CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3, and WMA
  • Tuner with 18FM/12AM presets
  • System Q Sound Control (3-band parametric equalizer with six preset tone curves)

Expandability Options:

  • 3 Sets of 2.5V preamp outputs (front, rear and subwoofer)
  • SIRIUS or XM Satellite Radio Ready: A subscription is required for service as well as either the Kenwood SIRIUS Satellite Radio Package or Kenwood XM Radio Package
  • HD Radio Ready: Kenwood KTC-HR200 HD Radio Tuner is required and sold separately
  • Bluetooth Ready: Kenwood KCA-BT200 required and sold separately
  • iPod Ready: Direct connection through USB is available but Kenwood KCA-iP100 is recommended and sold separately
    • The Apple iPhone 3G, iPod Nano 4th Gen, iPod Touch 2nd Gen, and any other newly released iPods can be controlled using the iPod adapter above; however, charging will not be possible unless you purchase the Scosche IFWA PassPORT charging adapter.
  • Rear USB Input
  • Rear auxiliary input: RCA Audio Input

Key Features:

  • "Supreme" audio processing for better sound from your compressed MP3 and WMA files
  • System E's high- and low-pass filters
  • USB Direct control
  • Rotary encoder & multi control wheel
To find out more about the Kenwood KDC-MP638U, check out our blog.

Product History:

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In-Dash Receiver Specifications

Receiver Size

Single DIN: 1 DIN dimensions will work with all single DIN installation kits we have to offer. Single DIN radios are the most common size for after-market stereos.

Single DIN slot with flip-out screen: The DIN stereo includes a retractable, flip-out screen. Before purchasing, make measurements to be sure there is no interference with dash accessories such as A/C vents or shift levers.

Single DIN slot with a larger face: Standard single DIN size, but the display is larger then the standard single DIN size. Due to the nature of the larger face, problems may arise when installing in particular vehicles. These stereos are great for single DIN slots where you want a larger screen.

1.5 DIN: This size is very uncommon in vehicles, however this size opening is most commonly found in Chrysler and Chevrolet vehicles.

Double DIN: Approximately 4-inches in height, this size is becoming more common every year. Prior to 2000, this size was typically only found in Japanese vehicles such as those made by Honda or Toyota. Now, it is becoming more popular for many vehicles to be fit with a Double DIN opening.

Single DIN
Faceplate Security

Detachable / Removable faceplate security: The most common anti-theft feature. It allows you to take the faceplate with you, thus disallowing operation, which deters theft.

Security Codes: Mainly a feature in high end video units which do not have a detachable face / screen. Once the unit is uninstalled (or stolen), a security code (or PIN) is required upon reinstallation. Though you no longer have your unit after the theft, the thief also does not have your security code, which makes the unit useless. The hope is the thief knows which units have security codes and he/she chooses not to steal your unit because of the security code.

Ghost technology: This is not commonly used, but can be found primarily in a select number of 2004-2005 head units. It creates an illusion that no unit is installed by appearing completely black when turned off. Potential thieves may steer clear because it appears as though no head unit is installed.

Anti-theft covers: Similar to ghost and hiding faces because they only create an illusion that the face/unit is not in place.

ESN: Stands for Electronic Serial Number. Allows the disabling of the radio and allows tracking if it is stolen.

Detachable
Motorized Faceplate
Some in-dash car stereos feature a motorized faceplate that moves to expose a CD or DVD slot. This is a convenient feature that allows the front display to be larger and easier to read. The positioning of the monitor gives you control over the angle you would like to view information on the stereo.
No
Remote Control
Allows control of specific features and functions from a remote control. Typically they are used to prevent button wear on your radio, or to allow easier navigation of menus.
Yes
Peak Power Output
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison.

50 watts x 4 channels
RMS Power Output
The amount of continuous power, measured in watts, that an amplifier produces is called RMS power. The higher the RMS rating, the louder and cleaner your music sounds. The RMS output figure is much more accurate than the peak rating when comparing products.
22 watts x 4 channels
Preamp RCA Outputs
RCA outputs, commonly known as preamp outputs, allow you to connect one or sometimes multiple external amplifiers. An in-dash receiver will commonly have one, two or three sets of RCA outputs that can be used to connect external amplifiers and other components. One pair of RCA outputs will typically provide a full range signal that can be used for most subwoofer or speaker amplifiers. Two pairs of RCA outputs can typically be configured as four full range signals, or also as two full range and two subwoofer signals. Three sets of RCA outputs will almost always produce four speaker signals and two subwoofer signals for use with multiple amplifiers.
3 Pairs (Front, Rear, and Subwoofer)
Dedicated Subwoofer Preamp RCA Output
A dedicated output that has a built-in low-pass crossover for specific connection to a subwoofer amplifier that powers a low frequency driver, typically a subwoofer.
Yes
Preamp Voltage
The preamp output rating is measured in volts (V). The higher the rating, the stronger the signal. This results in less unwanted noise being picked up.
2.5 volts
Built-In Equalizer
The number of graphic or parametric equalizer bands the stereo receiver is equipped with. The more EQ options, the more you will be able to adjust your music to your liking.
System Q -- 3 Bands Parametric with 6 Presets
Display Type
The type of display on your receiver refers to the monitor that is used to display the source information such as song names, radio stations, or track times.

Dot-Matrix Text Display: A simple display which uses dots in specific illuminated color(s) to light up and form letters or numbers that are displayed on the receiver.

Graphic or Motion Display: Typically found in mid to high-end receivers and give your text information and receiver more life by adding motion, backgrounds, or multiple colors to your display. There are types of graphic displays such as 3D Graphic, Motion, and OEL (Organic Electroluminescent) displays. They can range from one color to full color displays and typically allow you to select from one of many built-in animations, background images, screensavers or other graphics to enhance your experience and add an extra bit of personality to your system. Some units also come with software that allow you to load your own customizable pictures or animations.

LCD Monitor Display: Can be as small as 2" or as large as 10". Some LCD displays are motorized for angle adjustment. LCD monitors display full motion video playback as well as your standard text such as track status, radio station information and more depending on the receiver's features.

Dot-Matrix Text Display
Display Color
The display color refers to the color of the text and or graphics on the receiver.

Multi-Color: When more than one color is on the display, for example one part of the text is white, while the other part is blue.

Variable-Color: The display colors can be changed by the user. If the default color of text/display is blue for example, the user can change the settings to where the color turns to red. Variable color displays are typically described in detail in the item's description.

TFT-LCD Display: In-dash receivers with a video screen that display multiple colors and often times video such as DVD, navigation or other video sources.

White
Button Color
Refers to the color of the physical buttons on the unit.
Blue and Red
CEA-2006 Compliant
Amplifiers that have been tested to meet specific standards. When a car amplifier meets these standards, you can be sure that it will be able to produce the amount of power specified by the official CEA-2006 rating. Usually, these rating consist of the following items:
  • RMS Power
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio

This rating applies to both external car amplifiers, as well as the amplifiers inside of in-dash stereos.

No

Playback Features

AM/FM Tuner
Most in-dash CD players have AM/FM playback allowing you listen to your favorite local radio stations.
Yes
FM Presets
The number of FM radio stations that can be stored as presets.
18
AM Presets
The number of AM radio stations that can be stored as presets.
6
Radio Data System (RDS)
Receivers with Radio Data System (RDS) tuners can receive digital broadcast information about the FM radio station including program name, time and station identification. RDS enables your receiver to display text messages that many FM stations include on a sub-carrier signal within their normal broadcast signal. Some RDS tuners can even break in with traffic alerts or emergency broadcasts when you're listening to a CD.
CD-R/RW Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play finalized CD-R discs and/or CD-RW discs.
Yes
MP3 Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play discs encoded with MP3 files. To burn a MP3 encoded disc, use the "data" mode on your CD Recorder and finalize the session and/or CD.
Yes
WMA Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play discs encoded with WMA files. To burn a WMA encoded disc, use the "data" mode on your CD Recorder and finalize the session and/or CD.
Yes
DVD / Video Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver will play DVD (or other listed) video disc formats. Unless otherwise noted, the unit is not guaranteed to play recorded DVDs.
No
DVD Region Number
This is the region number that the DVD receiver is compatible with. Almost any device that has the ability to play a DVD disk has a region number. DVD region codes restrict playback of movies that come from geographical locations outside of your residing place.
Dual Zone
Dual zone means the stereo is capable of playing multiple audio or video sources between two separate locations.

Please refer to the item description for more details on how dual zone works specifically to the unit you are viewing.

Audio / Video Inputs

USB Input
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver features an input to connect a USB device via standard USB or mini-USB. The USB input may be a connection on the front or rear of the unit with an extension cable for connecting devices to the receiver. Some units have an optional input that allows for a USB adapter to be purchased separately and used with the unit.
Rear
Number of Front USB Inputs
Number of Rear USB Inputs
Additional Audio/Video Inputs
These inputs enable the unit to receive an audio or video signal from a separate source. There are many different types of connections and ways to accomplish this. Most common are RCA Composite cables and 3.5mm mini-jack plugs.

RCA Composite Inputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.

3.5mm
This is commonly referred to as a mini-jack or a headphone jack. It is a 3.5mm plug that transfers audio only. There is a right and left audio channel on the plug which allows for stereo sound playback.

3.5mm AV Input
These plugs look similar to the common 3.5mm mini-jack, however they carry a third channel dedicated for video.

Optional
This means that an auxiliary input is possible, but only with the use of an optional accessory. These optional adapters will sometimes use the CD Changer port or other port on the back of a unit that might restrict the use of other expandability features. These accessories are typically sold separately.

Rear 3.5mm
Optional

Monitor Screen Features

Screen Size
This is the size of the monitor on the unit. It is measured diagonally and in inches. The bigger the number the larger the screen.
MirrorLink Compatible
MirrorLink allows connectivity between a smartphone and the aftermarket car receiver. The consumer gets into the car, connects the phone with a cable, and gains access to phone applications through the car stereos controls such as navigation and steering wheel buttons. MirrorLink allows consumers to use their smartphones safely and simply, keeping eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.

Expandability Features

Navigation
Built-in navigation is a convenient feature that allows the driver to receive driving directions and guidance.

Some in-dash head units are built-in with the navigation features, while others require an add on navigation box. Other navigation options include portable navigation units that you can take with you or attach to the dash of your vehicle.

No
Compatible Smartphones
Some stereos work with iOS (Apple) or Android smartphone operating systems, while some stereos work with both or neither. Find out here which operating systems this stereo is compatible with.
Satellite Radio
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver is compatible with XM or Sirius Satellite Radio. "Optional" means while the receiver is capable of SIRIUS/XM playback and connectivity, you will still need to purchase an additional satellite tuner, adapter, and/or antenna.
Optional - SIRIUS or XM (Accessory required and sold separately)
HD Radio
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver is capable of receiving high-definition digital HD Radio broadcasts by either a built-in HD Radio tuner, or more commonly with the purchase of an optional HD Radio tuner box. Receivers which are HD Radio Ready generally require an additional purchase of a separate tuner.
Optional
Bluetooth Connectivity
This feature refers to whether or not the head unit is able to connect to a hands-free Bluetooth device. Head units that are Bluetooth ready typically require the purchase of an optional adapter or accessory that connects to the rear of the head unit. This optional accessory allows you to accept phone calls through your head unit and speakers. Some head units have built-in Bluetooth hands free capabilities with an included remote-mount microphone or built-in microphone.
Optional (Accessory required and sold separately)
A2DP Music Streaming
The Advanced Audio Distribution Profile will wirelessly stream music and other audio from an A2DP compatible device.
Steering Wheel Control Compatible
In order to retain a vehicle's factory steering wheel remote controls, a wired-remote input is needed on the aftermarket stereo.

If "Yes", then the aftermarket stereo is compatible with steering wheel remote controls. If an additional accessory is required for the steering wheel controls to work properly, a compatible piece will be listed.

Yes (Accessory required and sold separately)
CD Changer Controls
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver has the ability to control a CD Changer. If a receiver supports this function, it is usually compatible with a same-brand CD changer without the need for an extra adapter.
Yes
Rear View Camera Input
Indicates if an in-dash multimedia unit has a dedicated video input for rear view cameras. These inputs allow you to plug the camera to the back of the unit to receive the cameras video signal. Usually the camera signal is transferred through an RCA cable connection.
No
Memory Card Reader
Whether or not the receiver has a built-in input for removable memory cards such as SD (Secure Digital) cards or MMC (Multimedia) cards.
No

Smartphone Integration

iPhone/iPod Features
Head units are equipped with different technology that allows a variety of smartphone integration features. Some stereos are equipped with more features than others, here you will find which iPod/iPhone features this head unit has.
iPod Audio Integration
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an iPod and allow for audio control and playback of the iPod through the head unit. Head units that have iPod connectivity allow your iPod to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard iPod-to-USB charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own iPod-to-USB cable.
Yes (via iPod USB Cable or Accessory Cable Below)
iPod Video Connection
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an iPod and allow for video control and playback of the iPod through the head unit. Head units that have iPod connectivity allow your iPod to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard iPod-to-USB charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own iPod-to-USB cable.
iPod Charging Adapter Required
Some Apple iPods require a charging adapter be used for the unit to fully function with the iPod.
Android Features
Head units are equipped with different technology that allows a variety of smartphone integration features. Some stereos are equipped with more features than others, here you will find which Android features this head unit has.
Android Audio Integration
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an Android and allow for audio control and playback of the Android through the head unit. Head units that have Android connectivity allow your device to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard charging and connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own Android charging and connection cable.
Android Video Connection
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an Android device and allow for video control and playback of the device through the head unit. Head units that have Android video connectivity allow your device to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard Android charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own cable.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
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4 Star
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3 Star
3%
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5%
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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.6
Value
4.7
Features
4.3
Design
4.7
Usability
4.1

cwd

Cibolo, TX

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Nice Head-unit for the $$

March 1, 2011

Good unit, interface could be a little more intuitive. Bought it primarily for features - especially the iPod interface which works really well.

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nathan

milan, IN

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Great buy

February 27, 2010

Kenwood has always been a great product and i will continue to buy it. And the guys at sonic electronix are very, very helpful. And will be buying from them soon. THANKS..

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Josh

Portage, MI

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Love this site

February 8, 2010

SE made ordering and installing a breez. No questions if you had everything you needed to do it right the first time, like some electronic sites out there. Also you can't beat the price anywhere. As far as the unit goes is it is everything you could want it put my xm and ipod connections in one clean unit. It is also easy enough for my wife to use everyday because it is in her car. there are definitely cooler units out there but this is it for this price

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Jesus

Anaheim, CA

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a great stereo for the money!

January 22, 2010

this stereo is great for the $140 i got it for...only funny thing is that in order to change radio station with the right dial one would expect to twist the knob, but you have to press it right or left to do so...iPod connection is good bc it charges your iPod, but you no longer can control the iPod by the iPod itself which i would have loved...the EQ can be personalized to certain tastes, and this stereo did liven up my speakers compared to the stock unit on my 1990 toyota corolla so im lovin my new stereo...remote control use is straightforward, its always nice to know your stereo can be controlled by it ;),has not failed me and its 6 months old,working like new!

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Ditanyon

Minden, LA

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Great for the price!

January 12, 2010

This radio gives me a nice quality sound.

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Karen

Marshall, VA

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Sweet

January 11, 2010

I am an old Car Audio installer and i picked this unit because of the rating and price. Turns out to be a GREAT unit.... The pricing was the best and the service support team was over the top when i called with ?'s about models and speakers... A++++++

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jeff

west chester, pa

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January 4, 2010

good value for the money. very confusing to set up. I still haven't been able to figure it out, even with the manual. I've hooked up a thumb drive to the USB port, and sounds good. CD's are easy to load, just the screen folds down. I don't have any other aftermarket HU to compare it to. All in all, i'm pleased with it.

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Vic

Altoona, IA

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DJMufasa75 review on the Kenwood KDC-MP638U

December 25, 2009

Great stereo for a small price. I really like the all inputs at my disposal, so when friends jump in they can plug in whatever media they have and enjoy the ride. Cool graphics, sharp looking stereo, great sound quality and easy to navigate.

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rodrigo

pembroke pine, FL

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November 30, 2009

great little radio..just buy a 8 gb flash drive, load it with music, and play..no wait time.. buy kenwood!' only negatives--hard to work with..must read manual.

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Kenneth

Smashville, TN

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Great Product

November 25, 2009

This is a great replacement product. The controls are easy to use mainly while in transit you dont have to look at the player to change songs or stations because of how the faceplate is set-up. Very easy attach / unattach. I've nothing bad to say about this product.

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James

Brooksville, FL

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Great item

November 20, 2009

Would recommend this item. Has been a great addition to my daily commute.

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Jon

Decatur, GA

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Good find

November 18, 2009

Great for the price. Works well with auxiliary devices. Haven't played any CDs with it, however. Control setup is not the easiest to grasp.

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Paul

Lincoln, CA

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Great Unit

November 5, 2009

Great unit Love being able to place the USB anywhere in my car. I dinged ease of use cause when time change rolls around and you can't find the manual changing the clock is a little tricky. Other than that I absolutely love this stereo.

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jim

Providence, RI

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Very nice.

November 5, 2009

Very nice cd player. Very cheap with all the flash of a more expensive cd player.

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JC

Seattle, Wa

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Nice unit without to much bling

October 21, 2009

I've been a Kenwood fan for a lot of years. Every Kenwood product I've owned has held up very well. My last head unit lasted 10 years and I have KW amps still pounded after 15 years of service. I needed a 6 channel deck but I didn't want a bunch of bling I'd never use. This is a pretty straight forward deck to use with some nice usable features for a average person. A biggy for me is a rotory volume knob. The user's manual is a little weak, but that's standard for KW, but it's enough to get you going and with a little playing around, you'll be cruising through the controls like a master in no time.

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bret

gualala, CA

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Great deck for the price

October 21, 2009

This deck is great if you are on a budget. Great looking deck, ipod hook up is a usb female end, that you use your White usb to ipod cabe plugs in to it, so that is cool. The Ipod controls are a little confusing till you figure it out.The only thing i can complain about, is that if you put the random on when in a playlist or album you can't go back to the menu without turning off the random. other than that it's a sweet deck. Good for only a 100 bucks or so.

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Michael

Wichita Falls, TX

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Great stereo

October 16, 2009

I have had mine for about 6 months now. So far it's been through a range of temperatures from 113F to 35F, plus enough humidity to actually turn paper soft like a rag. Stereo is very easy to use, looks great and is easy to see day or night, even in direct sunlight. Very simple installation. For the style and cost you can't beat it.

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wade

Haysville, KS

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great head unit for the money

September 29, 2009

overall this is a great HU, the ONLY thing i dont like about it is it does not have an on volume setting. so if you turn ur car off on volume 30 and turn it back on it will start up right at 30. other than that i love the independent sub bass settings along with the speaker bass trebel mid hpf and lpf settings.

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§ynapse

Birmingham, AL

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Great value head unit

September 28, 2009

Pros: + Kenwood name = quality head unit + Sound quality is unmatched in this price range + 3 sets of preouts (front/rear/sub) + 3-band parametric EQ for compensating your speakers' flaws + Optional accessories can be used to gain equal functionality of head units costing up to 4x as much as this one Cons: - Somewhat limited in features compared to Kenwood's eXcelon line (no surprise there) - Doesn't install itself...? Bought this for a friend a while back and he absolutely loves it. The only complaint I have is that it doesn't come with the iPod to USB cable, but those can be bought pretty cheap almost anywhere. The sound quality is fantastic as is always to be expected from Kenwood. From what I can tell, this model only suffers slightly when compared to the sound quality of their eXcelon line (my favorite). The breadth of features provided here makes up for any of its shortcomings, though. If you desire, you can purchase any number of accessories and make this unit the near-equal of almost anything that does CDs only. Simply put, this is, in my opinion, one of the absolute best head units for the money. I dare you to try and find a more feature-filled and all around better head unit for the same price.

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Brent

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September 23, 2009

Great unit, recommend highly, A little difficult to figure out the programming, but otherwise 10-10 A+ .... I actually bought two of these units, one for my truck and one for my 5th wheel RV. Luv em both. Can't beat the deal at Sonic.

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

KDC-MP638U

UPC

019048177964

Weight

4.00lbs

Internal SKU

kdcmp638u

Internal Product ID

11788

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Kenwood KDC-MP638U