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Kenwood Excelon In-Dash AAC/MP3/WMA/USB/CD Receiver - KDC-X993

Abt Model: KDCX993 | UPC Code: 019048183248
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MP3/WMA/USB/CD Receiver - KDCX993/ 50W x 4 Maximum Output Power/ Theft Deterrent Faceplate/ Full Dot Multi-Line Display/ Spectrum Analyzer/ Rotary Encoder/ Key Illumination (Blue)/ 2.5V 3 Preouts/ Front AUX Input With Input Sensitivity Adjust/ 3-Band Parametric EQ/ Digital Crossover System/ Front USB 2.0 Input/ HD Radio Ready
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Kenwood Excelon In-Dash AAC/MP3/WMA/USB/CD Receiver, Model KDCX993

Car stereo connectivity has come a long way over the years and the KDC-HD942U is the perfect case in point. At the core of this receiver is legendary Kenwood audio performance and it's list of impressive attributes grows from there. This is the first Kenwood CD-receiver with built in HD Radio and iTunes tagging. In addition the receiver is both iPod and iPhone ready, Bluetooth ready for hands free cellphone use and Satellite Radio ready. Hard to believe all of this comes in one package.



  • Flip TDF (Theft Deterrent Faceplate)
  • Full Dot Multi-Line Display
  • Spectrum Analyzer
  • Music Search
  • Favorite Memory
  • Rotary Encoder for Easy Operation
  • Key Illumination (Blue)
  • Manual Dimmer Function (2Step)
  • Supplied with Remote Control Unit


  • Maximum Output Power: 50W x 4
  • 2.5V 3 Preouts
  • Source Tone Memory
  • Front AUX Input with Input Sensitivity Adjust
  • Attenuator (-20dB) with Smooth Volume Return

Sound Excellence DSP

  • 3-band Parametric EQ
  • Digital crossover system
  • Digital Time Alignment
  • Kenwood Customized iPod EQ
  • Highway Sound
  • Supreme+


  • Front USB 2.0 Input for thumb drives, external HDD and compatible iPods
  • iPhone/iPod USB 1-wire Direct Control connection (recommend KCA-iP101 cable)

iPhone/iPod USB Direct Control

  • Alphabet Search
  • Percentage Search
  • Skip Search
  • Reverse Browsing
  • All Random Playback

Single CD

  • AAC playback (Apple Audio Codec without DRM)
  • WMA playback (Windows Media Audio)
  • MP3 playback (MPEG1-Layer3)
  • ID-3 Tag Display
  • 24bit D/A Converter
  • 0-bit Mute
  • CD-R/CD-RW Compatible
  • Supreme for improved compressed music playback

External Media Control

  • Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile / Audio Profile ready (optional KCA-BT200)
  • iPod ready (optional KCA-iP500 for older iPods)
  • Satellite Radio Ready (optional KCA-SR50 + Sirius Tuner)
  • HD Radio Ready
  • Dual External Media Control Capability (with Optional KCA-S220A)

FM/AM Tuner

  • FM/AM 24 Station Presets (18FM, 6AM)

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 6 lbs
More reasons to buy the Kenwood KDC-X993 from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Kenwood KDC-X993 is Brand New.
  • The Kenwood KDC-X993 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!


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Kenwood Excelon In-Dash AAC/MP3/WMA/USB/CD Receiver

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Lots of features but hard to navigate.


from Little Rock, AR

About Me Commuter, Gearhead, Tuner

Verified Buyer


  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Install
  • Nice Features


  • Difficult Controls

Best Uses

  • Bluetooth
  • IPhoneiPod Control

Comments about Kenwood Excelon In-Dash AAC/MP3/WMA/USB/CD Receiver:

Love the fact that it has a 24 bit DAC and 7 band Eq built in, has lots of flexibility for setting up sound. But the UI has a learning curve. If you don't want to read the manual, this is not the head unit for you.

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Kenwood Excelon In-Dash AAC/MP3/WMA/USB/CD Receiver

Kenwood Excelon In-Dash AAC/MP3/WMA/USB/CD Receiver


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