Kenwood eXcelon DDX896 (DDX-896)

Double DIN 6.95" TFT-LCD Monitor with DVD and Built-in Bluetooth

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GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE. CONTACT US 24/7 • Double DIN In-Dash Multimedia Receiver • 50W x 4 Chan Max • 22 Watts x 4 Chan. RMS • 6.95" High-Res WVGA Touchscreen Display • Built-in Bluetooth • 24-Bit D/A • 5.1 Dolby Digital • Dual Zone • 13-Band EQ

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GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE. CONTACT US 24/7 • Double DIN In-Dash Multimedia Receiver • 50W x 4 Chan Max • 22 Watts x 4 Chan. RMS • 6.95" High-Res WVGA Touchscreen Display • Built-in Bluetooth • 24-Bit D/A • 5.1 Dolby Digital • Dual Zone • 13-Band EQ



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The Kenwood eXceleon DDX896 is an In-Dash Double DIN DVD/CD/MP3/WMA Multimedia Receiver. This Kenwood Receiver is also equipped with a built in AM/FM Tuner which features 18 FM presets and 6 AM presets, allowing you to program all your favorite radio stations. The Dual Zone capability option allows the playing of separate sources to the front of the vehicle and the rear of the vehicle simultaneously. The 24-Bit Digital to analog converter, high-pass and low-pass filters, 13 band equalizer with 9 selectable tone curves, Bass Boost, and the 5.1 audio outputs for Dolby Digital produce incredible sound clarity.

Sound quality isn’t the only thing you get from the Kenwood DDX-896, the 6.95” Touchscreen TFT-LCD monitor provides excellent viewing quality. Kenwood’s reverse tilt mechanisms with multiple angle adjustments presents the perfect viewing angle from no matter where you’re sitting. The widescreen touch sensitive panel display, variable color button illumination, and interactive video graphics allow easy navigation through its menu while producing enhanced video quality.

This Kenwood CD/DVD receiver also has plenty of expandability options starting with the built-in Bluetooth by Parrot. The Bluetooth includes cables and a microphone, providing complete hands-free operation when receiving or making a call from inside your vehicle. With the built-in USB port, you will have full control with the latest iPods and iPhones, giving you even more playback options. Sirius and XM Satellite Radio, HD Radio, and compatibility with steering wheel controls are some other excellent options that make the Kenwood DDX896 a top of the line receiver for 2010.


General Features:

  • In-dash DVD, AM/FM, CD, MP3, WMA Multimedia Receiver
  • Built-in Bluetooth technology supports hands-free calling with a compatible Bluetooth phone
  • Double-DIN Chasis for larger stereo openings
  • Motorized, Flip-down face
  • 6.95" Full color WVGA display
  • Advanced resolution technology for enhanced picture clarity
  • Touchscreen operation
  • Reverse tilt mechanism with multiple angle adjustments for the perfect viewing angle
  • Wireless remote control included
  • 256 Color variable button lighting
  • Custom backgrounds can be uploaded from a USB devices
  • Power Output:
    • Peak: 50 watts x 4 channels
    • RMS: 22 watts x 4 channels
  • CD Text Display
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
  • 2-year Sonic Electronix warranty

Playback and Audio Features:

  • Playback of DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, VCD, MPEG1, MPEG2, DivX,CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3, WMA, AAC, and WAV
  • Playback of Region 1 DVD discs
  • AM/FM tuner with 18FM/6AM presets
  • 13-Band graphic equalizer with 9 selectable tone curves (8 Preset, 1 User)
  • Bass boost for increasing the bass response of audio playback
  • Supreme on/off for the enhancement of digital audio files
  • 24-Bit Digital-to-Analog processor for greater clarity and audio playback
  • On-board high-pass and low-pass filters for greater control and tuning of high, low, and mid frequencies
  • Digital Time Alignment (DTA) ensures that the audio playback is in sync and plays at the correct time
  • Dual Zone (2-zone) allows for two separate sources to be played simultaneously in different parts of the car
  • Complete 5.1 audio outputs for Dolby Digital and dts audio decoding

Expandability Options:

  • 4 Sets of 5V preamp outputs (front, rear, subwoofer, and center channel)
  • Navigation Ready: Kenwood KNA-G610 required and sold separately
  • SIRIUS or XM Satellite Radio Ready: Kenwood SIRIUS Satellite Radio Package or XM Satellite Radio Solution Package required and sold separately
  • Integrated Bluetooth: Enables phones, headsets, and portable devices to be paired for audio streaming and hands free calling with included voice microphone
  • iPod/iPhone Ready: Kenwood KCA-IP301V required and sold separately
  • Rear USB input: 2 Rear USB inputs for connection to an iPod, iPhone, or other digital media devices
  • Rear Auxiliary Inputs: 2 Sets of rear audio/video composite inputs
  • Rear Auxiliary Outputs: 1 Set of rear audio/video composite outputs
  • External Relays: 2 External relays for the connection to other various electrical components
  • Rear video input: Rear video input for rear view cameras with a RCA composite input, however the Kenwood CMOS-200 or the Kenwood CMOS-300 are recommended
  • Steering wheel remote ready: PAC SWI-JACKv1 or the Axxess ASWC required and sold separately

Bluetooth Features:

  • Built-in Bluetooth by Parrot for hands-free talking and audio streaming
  • Bluetooth version 2.0 certified
  • Bluetooth range up to 32.8 ft.
  • Supports A2DP audio streaming for a wireless audio connection
  • Bluetooth profiles supported:
    • HFP: Hands Free Profile allows a hands-free car kit to connect to a compatible mobile phone
    • PBAP: Phone Book Access Profile allows the car stereo to display the name of the incoming caller, as well as access the contact list of the mobile phone directly from the car stereo
    • A2DP: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile allows high quality audio to be streamed from an audio device to the car stereo
    • AVRCP: Audio/Video Remote Control Profile supports basic remote control functions (play, pause, etc) via Bluetooth
  • Works with most Bluetooth enabled cell phones
  • Includes a external wired microphone for convenient mounting and clear talking

Specifications & Details

In-Dash Receiver Specifications
Receiver Size
Double DIN
Anti-Theft Security
Security Code
Wireless Remote
Peak Power Output
50 watts x 4 channel
RMS Power Output
22 watts x 4 channel
Preamp RCA Outputs
3 Sets (6-channel)
Dedicated Subwoofer Preamp RCA Output
Preamp Voltage
5 volts
Built-In Equalizer
13-Band graphic equalizer with 9 selectable tone curves
Display Type
TFT-LCD Display
Display Adjustment
Black Level
Expandability Features
Audio/Video (Rear)
Backup Camera
Audio/Video (RCA)
Steering Wheel Control Compatible
AM/FM Tuner
FM Presets
AM Presets
Warranty and Return Policy
Parts Warranty Duration
2 years
Labor Warranty Duration
2 years
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

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