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• VW shaped unit for custom fit
• Custom wiring for VW Transporter T5.1
• Climate control and parking sensor display
• 7.0" VGA clear resistive touchscreen
• European Garmin navigation built in
• 3 years FOC map update
• 2 years FOC traffic updates
• Apple CarPlay and Android auto
• DAB and FM radio
• DVD,CD,USB,SD CARD (max 32gb) playback
• HDMI input
• AAC,MP3,WMA,WMV playback
• Bluetooth handsfree and audio streaming
• Easy pairing by USB
• DSP, EQ and time alignment built in
• High and low pass filters
• 2 x Rear USB
• 1 AV in
• 1 AV out
• Reverse camera Input
• Kenwood direct dashcam input
• 4 x 50 watts
• 3 x 4v Preouts
• Steering wheel remote ready
• Variable Illumination
• DAB Aerial included

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Lookup DNX 518VDABS T5
Barcode 019048221636
Weight 4.15 kg
QFC 15542

Key Features

Partial-detachable VW/SEAT/Skoda shape panel.
7.0 Wide Clear Resistive Touch Screen.
DAB+ Tuner for Digital Radio Reception Built-in.
Bluetooth Built-in (HFP & Audiostreaming).
Works with Android Auto or CarPlay via USB.
Works with WebLink via USB
Garmin Navigation System Built-in.
3 Years Free Navigation Map Update & 2 Years Free Inrix Services.
DSP - 13-Band EQ - DTA Built-in.
DVD/SD/USB 2.0 x 2
Front & Rear Cam input + Dashcam link
3 Pre-outs (Front/Rear/Subwoofer) 4V.

General Features

Detachable FaceplatePartial
Disabled System Indicator (DSI)Yes
Security Code Function ( user set)Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) OperationYes
Smooth GUIYes
Selectable GUI Background WallpaperYes
Key IlluminationVariable color
Installer MemoryYes
Back-up MemoryYes
Attenuator with Smooth Volume ReturnYes
Touch Sensor ToneYes
Optional IR remote controllerYes, (KNA-RCDV331)
Digital Clock (24H)Yes
ISO connectorYes
Bluetooth unit built-inYes
Navigation unit built-inYes
DAB Tuner Built-inYes
Works with Apple CarPlayYes
Works with Android AutoYes
Works with WebLinkYouTube/ Weather/Yelp/Media player
Firmware upgreadableYes
HDMI inputfor video playback
Dashcam LinkYes

Monitor Features

LCD type7 inch Wide VGA
LCD backlightLED
Display Mode3 Mode
Display full mode(default)
Display auto mode(USB/SD)
Display Normal / Regular modeNormal
Screen Adjustments► Noon & Night Memory.
► Brightness.
► Tint.
► Colour.
► Contrast.
► Black Level.
► Backlight.
Dimmer functionManual/Sync/Navi Sync
Dimmer LevelAuto/On/Off
Visual Source ModeCarPlay/Android Auto/Apps
Touch PanelClear resistive
Display TypeGlare
Display filmAnti Fingerprint
LCD viewing angle control"0" (Default) / "-1" / "-2" / "-3"
NTSC/PAL judge
Display Off ModeYes

Audio features

Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC)4 x 50W
Pre-out3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
Pre-out Output Level4V
Volume OffsetYes
Subwoofer Phase ControlYes
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.Yes
2 Zone ControlYes
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume ReturnYes
Digital Sound Processor (DSP)Yes

Tuner Features

Station SelectAuto / Manual
Tuner TypeHelio
FM ReceptionYes
AM (MW/LW) ReceptionYes
Tuner Presets (FM/AM)20 Presets (15FM / 5AM)
Up/Down Seek/ScanYes
Automatic Memory Entry (AME)Yes
FM Stereo / Mono SelectorYes
Radio Data SystemYes
Radio Text PlusYes
Traffic InformationYes
Local searchYes
AF RegionalSelectable: AF/AF Reg/OFF
Auto TP searchYes
Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON)Yes
Program Type Function (PTY)Yes

CE_Playable Video file

MPEG1/2 files are playableUSB/SD/Disc
MPEG4 files are playableUSB/SD/Disc
WMV files are playableUSB/SD/Disc
H.264 files are playableUSB/SD/Disc
mkv files are playableUSB/SD/Disc
JPEG files are playableUSB/SD/Disc
BMP files are playableUSB/SD/Disc
PNG files are playableUSB/SD/Disc


DVD Region Code2
DVD±R/RW CompatibleYes
CD-R/RW CompatibleYes
CD-DA Repeat/Scan/Random playYes
ID3 TagYes
Zoom Control (DVD/VCD)Yes
MPEG Audio2Ch Downmix
Time Code DisplayYes
Random PlayFolder
Repeat PlayFolder/File/All
List AccessYes
Time Code DisplayYes

USB Features

USB Type2.0 High speed
USB extension cable supplied2x 1 meter
Drive ChangeYes
Android Open Accessory support (AOA)for Android Auto
Works with Android AutoYes
Works with WebLinkYes
Repeat PlayFolder/File/All
Random playFolder
Resume playYes
Time code displayYes
1,5A Charge Capability for Smartphone (BC 1.2).Yes

iPod Features

Made for iPod & iPhone *Yes
USB Direct Control (Audio, 1 wire, Lightning-connector)
Music playbackYes
Album art supportYes
Alphabet searchYes
Skip searchYes
Spotify App LinkYes
iPod Accessory Protocol (iAP)iAP2
Works with Apple CarPlayYes
Works with WebLinkapp available on the app store
Bluetooth Auto Paring for iPhoneYes
Battery charge + power controlYes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

Android Phone Control

Spotify Link for AndroidYes
Works with Android AutoYes
Works with WebLinkapp available on the Google Play Store

SD-card Features

SD card type:SD / SDHC / SDXC (micro)
Music playbackYes
Repeat playFolder/File/All
Random playFolder
Category searchYes
List accessYes
Time code displayYes
Resume playYes

Bluetooth General Features

Max num. of regist. phones for HFP & A2DP10 phones
Hands Free Profile with High Sound QualityHFP V1.6
2 phones fulltime connectionYes
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)Yes
High Quality Audio StreamingSBC/AAC
Serial Port Profile (SPP)Yes
Simple Secure Pairing (SSP)Yes
Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)Yes
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)Yes, V1.5
iPhone & Android automatic pairing via USBYes
Voice Dialing / Siri Eyes FreeYes
Spotify App Link
Works with iPhone SiriYes
Catchphone / Call WaitingYes
Private modeYes
Alphabet Search (Phonebook)Yes
Noise CancellerYes
Echo CancellerYes
Phone device status displayYes
Signal strength displayYes
Remaining battery displayYes
High-quality noise canceling microphoneincluded
Bluetooth firmware upgradeableYes
* depends on phone model/make& Kenwood unit

Preinstalled Apps_Widgets

Spectrum AnalyzerYes
Navigation Turn by TurnYes
Spotify Link AppYes
WebLink USB mirroringYes
KENWOOD Remote AppiPhone / Android
KENWOOD WebLink AppiPhone / Android

Monitor Specifications

Screen size (Diagonal)6.95 Inches Wide
Screen Size (WxH)156.6 x 81.6mm
Display systemTransparent TN LCD Panel
Drive systemTFT Active Matrix System
Number of Pixels1152000pixels (800(H) x 480(V) x RGB)
Effective pixels99.99%
Pixel arrangementRGB Striped
Back lightingLED (Light Emitting Diode)

Video Specifications

Color System of External Video InputNTSC/PAL
External video input level (mini-jack)1 Vpp / 75 Ohm
External audio max. input level (mini-jack)2 Vpp / 25 kOhm
Video input level (RCA)1 Vpp, 75 Ohms
Video Output Level (RCA)1 Vpp / 75 Ohm
Audio Output Level (mini-jack)1.2 Vpp / 10 kOhm
HDMI - VGA input resolution640x480p @59.94Hz/60Hz
HDMI - 480p input resolution720x480p @59.94Hz/60Hz
HDMI - 720p input resolution1280x720p @59.94Hz/60Hz
HDMI - input Audio type16/20/24-bit Linear PCM

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v)22W x 4
Output frequency band20Hz ~ 88kHz
Preout Level4000mV / 10kOhm,
Preout Impedance≤ 300Ohm
Speaker Impedance4Ohm ~ 8Ohm

Tuner Specifications

FM range: 87.5Mhz - 108MHz (50Khz step)Yes
FM Usable Sensitivity0.8μV/75ohm (S/N 9.3dBf)
FM Quieting Sensitivity1.6μV/75ohm (S/N 15.2dBf)
FM Frequency Response30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono)75dB
FM Selectivity(DIN)over 80dB (±400kHz)
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz)45dB
MW range: 531kHz - 1611kHz (9kHz step)Yes
MW Usable Sensitivity25μV
LW range: 153kHz - 279kHz (9kHz step)Yes
LW Usable Sensitivity45μV

DAB Tuner specifications

Band III - Frequency range174.928 MHz - 239.2MHz
ModeI, II, III, IV
Sensitivity- 100dBm
Signal to noise ratio90dB
Audio formatMPEG1 Audio Layer II, MPEG4 HE-AAC v2
DAB Aerial Connector TypeSMB
Output Voltage14.4V (11V to 16V allowable)
Maximum Current< 100 mA

DVD Specifications

D/A Converter32 bit
Wow & FlutterBelow Measurable Limit
Freq. Resp. (96kHz Sampling)20Hz ~ 44kHz
Freq. Resp. (48kHz Sampling)20Hz ~ 22kHz
Freq. Resp. (44,1kHz Sampling)20Hz ~ 20kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion0.01% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio90.5dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range89dB
Quantifying bit number16/20/24bit

USB Specifications

USB Version compatibilityUSB 2.0 High Speed
File SystemFAT 16/32 / exFAT / NTFS
Maximum Supply current1500mA
D/A Converter24/32 bit

SD-card specs

Compatible SD cardsSD/SDHC/SDXC
File systemFAT 16/32, exFAT, NTFS
Maximum capacity2000 GB
Data transfer rateMaximum 24 Mbps

Bluetooth specifications

TechnologyBluetooth V3.0
Frequency2.402 - 2.48 GHz
Output power+4dBm(max), 0dBm (AVE) power class 2
Maximum rangeLine of sight approx. 10 meter
Handsfree profile (HFP)Yes, V1.6
Serial port profile (SPP)Yes, V1.2
Advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP)Yes, V1.3
Audio CodecSBC/AAC
Audio/Video remote control profile (AVRCP)Yes, V1,5
Phonebook access profile (PBAP)Yes, V 1.2

Navigation specifications

Receiver typeHigh sensitivity GPS receiver
Receiver frequency1575.42 MHz (C/A code)
Acquisition time cold< 29 sec
Update rate1/sec continuous
Position accuracy< 2.5 meters/typical
Velocity accuracy0.1 meter/sec RMS
Positioning methodGPS
AntennaExternal GPS antenna


DC cord (Mitsumi to ISO)23 cm
usb extension cable2 pieces, 1 meter
GPS antennawith 3.5 m cable
GPS Antenna Ground Plane Mount (Adhesive Metal Pad)Yes
Handsfree Microphonewith 3 m cable

General Specifications

Operating voltage14.4V (10.5 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption15A
Dimensions (WxHxD)178 x 100 x 147mm
Weight, inclu. sleeve & escutcheon2.4 kg
Operation Temperature Range-10°C ~ 60°C

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