Kenwood KDC-W7544U USB CD receiver

Kenwood KDC-W7544U USB CD receiver

Fully-featured CD / MP3 receiver with Direct iPod Control and USB port. Five line display with variable colour illumination makes this the ideal model for easily locating your favourite tracks.

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Kenwood KDC-W7544U USB CD receiver key features

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KDC-W7544U main features:

  • CD / MP3 / WMA / AAC receiver with variable colour display
  • Rear panel aux-in jack plus USB socket for Direct Control of iPod / iPhone or connecting USB memory stick file store
  • Music Search and Favourite Memory function 
  • Flip-down removable front panel with five-line display and variable colour 'Emotional Illumination' 
  • Compatible with current Kenwood CD changers and Bluetooth adaptors (optional accessories) 

General features:

  • TDF Removable flip-down front panel plus security code theft protection
  • Variable colour five line full-dot display with switchable automatic dimmer and display off
  • Rotary volume control with built in search function
  • Music Search feature gives alphabetical search of iPod files by artist, album name, track name etc giving rapid file selection
  • Kenwood's new Favourite Memory button allows storage of  frequently used functions. Any combination of radio presets, iPod tracks, phone numbers and menu setup functions can be stored for instant recall
  • Blue control key illumination
  • Digital clock (24 hour)
  • Two-way telephone muting
  • Option to add accessory infra-red remote control
  • Can be linked to many models of dashboard information displays and factory-fitted remote controls (requires accessory adaptor)
  • Can be used with compatible Kenwood CD changer (optional accessory)
  • Can be used with Kenwood KCA-BT200 Bluetooth adaptor (optional accessory)
  • Bar motion effect

Audio features:

  • Four channel 4 x 50W max MOSFET power amplifier
  • Rear aux-input jack socket
  • Three stereo preamp outputs (4volt) for adding an external amplifier or subwoofer. Subwoofer output level control
  • Dual zone with source and volume control
  • Includes Kenwood's new Sound Excellence DSP (Digital Sound Processor) providing Digital Time Alignment & Sound Management System / Highway Sound & Bass Boost / Three band graphic equaliser & System Qex / iPod EQ select mode
  • Attenuator with smooth volume return by remote control

Radio tuner features:

  • RDS-AF (alternate frequency) feature inaudibly retunes the receiver to the best available signal for the station that is currently selected
  • TA (traffic announcement) will switch station for the duration of a traffic report. The original station is restored at the end of the report
  • PTY-EON (programme type) information displays and allows selection of similar types of programme (news, pop, classics, sport etc.)
  • Full coverage of LW / MW / FM wavebands with 24 presets (18FM, 6MW, 6LW)
  • Auto-memory entry feature stores preset stations
  • Display of radio text information

CD features:

  • WMA and MP3 file playback with ID-3 tag display 
  • AAC compatible. AAC compresses audio much more efficiently than the MP3 standard. Also used on the Apple iPod, Kenwood AAC compatible head units can reproduce files compressed using AAC-LC, including MPEG-4 and .m4a formats
  • Compatible with multi-session discs
  • CD-R+R/W media compatible
  • 24-bit D/A converter with 0-bit muting
  • 'Supreme' setting restores high frequency information to MP3 and WMA files recorded at low sample rates (less than 96kbps)
  • Folder name search possible without interrupting play
  • Scrolling display of CD text when present on media
  • Fast forward, Rewind, Track/File/Folder repeat, Random track play, Track repeat and Intro scan functions

USB features:

  • Rear USB socket on end of flylead
  • Playback of MP3 / WMA / AAC files from USB memory stick
  • Direct control of Apple iPod / iPhone with accessory cable KCA-IP100 (iPod) or KCA-IP101 (iPhone)
  • Control of iPod by head unit or by iPod (switchable)

Security, warranty and insurance:

  • Removable front face with soft case pouch
  • Security code function

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