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Kenwood eXelon Double DIN Navigation DVD Receiver - DNX690HD

Abt Model: DNX690HD | UPC Code: 019048202482
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Kenwood eXelon Double DIN Navigation DVD Receiver, Model DNX690HD


  • Excelon Performance & Quality
    eXcelon products incorporate the latest technologies and deliver the highest sonic performance. From advanced audio tuning capabilities, crossover and equalizer systems, high voltage preouts and two-year warranty, eXcelon represents the very best product available
  • Garmin GPS Navigation System
    DNX models offer the world's leading GPS navigation system by Garmin. With preloaded NAVTEQ® map data of the United States, Canada and Mexico, including Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, you can choose from different intuitive map view options including split-screen AV control
  • Navteq Traffic
    NAVTEQ provides real-time traffic data for over 90 major cities in North America, including Canada. If traffic is congested up ahead or there is a road closure, the navigation system will automatically re-navigate the route to show you how to get to your destination, quickly and easily! Alternatively, in manual mode, the system will add delay time to your trip so you can decide to avoid or continue on your current route. Navteq Traffic offers great value as it includes a lifetime service subscription
  • Lane Assist
    The Lane Assist function guides you to the appropriate lane to be in for upcoming junctions and interchanges facilitating a safer navigation experience
  • Traffic Trend
    Traffic Trend calculates preferred routes based on historical traffic data as routes driven at 7am on a Monday morning will have a different traffic pattern history than at 9am on a Sunday. This will deliver a more realistic and accurate preferred route to save you time
  • Navigation Split Screen AV Control
    The screen views, which can be easily toggled from one to another simply by touching the screen or appropriate button, can be changed to best suit specific needs. For instance, Split Screen AV Control divides the screen into two, with navigation on the left and a control window on the right for audio/video sources
  • Built-In Bluetooth Hands-Free
    Bluetooth wireless technology promotes safe driving habits by allowing you to have a hands-free conversation while you drive without the need to hold a phone. Incoming calls can be set to pick up automatically or at the touch of a button if you prefer to screen incoming calls. For outgoing calls, you can choose to dial out by scrolling through your phonebook on the easy to read display interface or by voice dialing if enabled on your compatible smartphone
  • Built-In Bluetooth A2DP Music Streaming
    Enjoy wireless music playback from your Bluetooth device like a smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth through your in-dash receiver
  • Siri Eyes Free™ & Voice Dialing Support
    Easy 1-touch access to Apple's Siri for total convenience of voice control for dialing, text messaging, email, music playback and a host of other voice supported functions on the iPhone 4S/5. Voice dialing functionality is compatible with other device platforms from Android and BlackBerry
  • Built-In HD Radio
    Digital HD Radio broadcasts not only mean CD quality FM sound and great sounding AM, it also means additional information can be broadcast simultaneously such as Song and Title information, Album Art, unique images related to songs, radio station promotions and additional content. HD Radio is free to listeners with service currently only available in the US
  • USB Connectivity for iPhone, iPod and compatible USB mass storage devices
    USB-enabled DNX receiver models, feature USB connectivity for audio playback from popular devices like iPhone and iPod. Featuring easy-to-use user interface, iPod browsing is a breeze when searching by playlist, artist, album, song, genres or composer. The user can also search by Album Artwork. For added versatility, iPhone App mode enables various audio and video apps to play on screen (requires iPhone 4/4S with optional KCA-iP202 cable). It also offers 7 command controls for various applications. Additionally, the same USB connectivity allows users to connect USB thumb drives and external hard disk drives
  • Pandora Connectivity for Smartphones
    Install the Pandora App on compatible iPhones, Android and BlackBerry smartphones, and enjoy a personalized listening experience. A number of Pandora functions can be controlled from a Pandora-enabled Kenwood receiver when an iPhone is connected through USB or via Bluetooth A2DP for compatible Android and BlackBerry device which support Serial Port Profile (SPP). Functions include Thumbs up & down, Bookmark Artist, Bookmark Song, A to Z search and Alphabetical channel search. Pandora allows users to maximize the internet radio experience in your car by customizing all of your favourite artists for a rich musical experience. Pandora application requires a data connection on your smartphone with service currently only available in the U.S.
  • Aha Radio for iPhone/Android
    Aha Radio organizes your favourite personalized content from the web along with on-demand internet radio stations using your phone's data plan and makes them easily accessible in the car through the on-screen interface. Aha Radio for iPhone requires a wired connection via KCA-iP202 cable. Aha Radio for Android requires a wireless Bluetooth connection
  • SiriusXM Ready
    Connect, control and enjoy satellite radio from SiriusXM, including new SiriusXM XTRA Channels with a single direct connection to a DNX receiver with optional SiriusXM tuner SXV200. 2013 DNX receivers can take advantage of the SXV200 advanced features such as TuneStart™, Smart Favorites™, channel logos, artist/song/game alerts, iTunes tagging or SiriusXM Replay™
  • Rear USB Input
    Easily connect your compatible USB-enabled devices to the rear USB connection. These include iPhone and iPod devices as well as compatible Mass Storage Class devices like smartphones, USB thumb drives and portable hard drives. This USB input will allow you to charge and control the music playback on your connected device (maximum 1A charging)
  • Variable Color Illumination
    This allows the user to match the Kenwood unit’s illumination with the vehicle dashboard lights. Users can color-coordinate the background colors to their preferences and change key illuminations from the wide pallet of available colors to match any dashboard lighting conditions
  • Rear View Camera Input
    Eliminate blind spots and improve safety when reversing your vehicle by adding an optional Kenwood CMOS reverse camera. Once the camera is installed, as soon as you put the vehicle into reverse, the rear view image will appear automatically on the DNX/DDX monitor
  • Three 5.0V Pre-outs with Crossover System
    Get the most out of your external power amplifiers by delivering a low impedance 5.0V high voltage audio signal to maximize sonic performance. Using the built-in crossover system, you can also easily filter out unwanted frequencies to your speakers and subwoofers to tune your system to its maximum potential
  • Ford SYNC™ integration solution
    In a collaborative effort with ADS (Automotive Data Solutions), Kenwood offers the ultimate interface solution for most Ford SYNC™ models from 2008 to 2012. Connect the optional iDataLink Maestro RR module to a compatible 2013 DNX/DNN model receiver and seamlessly interface factory infotainment features such as Satellite Radio, USB Media Player, Bluetooth Hands free and Music Streaming. Additionally, DNN990HD, DNX890HD, DNX690HD or DNX570HD will then communicate and display the on-board features of the vehicle, including Gauges, Climate Control, Parking and other Vehicle Information
    • *Retained features may vary by vehicle. Check compatibility at Maestro RR module and additional accessory cables required
  • Steering Wheel Remote Input
    Many factory systems offer control of the factory-fit audio system from buttons on your steering wheel. Unfortunately, this functionality is sacrificed when installing an aftermarket audio system. Install a commercially available steering-wheel interface and maintain control of functions such as volume up/down and track up/track down as well as Bluetooth voice dialing. This increases the convenience of using your system and increases driver safety to another level
  • Firmware Updates
    The operating system is updateable via free downloadable software from Kenwood’s support sites. Firmware downloads assist in maintaining system performance when using external devices and emerging technologies



  • Size: 6.1" WVGA
  • Resolution: 1,152,000 Pixels
  • Variable Color Illumination: Display/Key Illumination (256 Colors)
  • Slide Touch: Yes
  • Multi-Lingual Display: 18
  • Picture-In-Picture: Yes
  • Display Skins: x 3
  • Customizable Favorite Sources: x 3
  • Customizable Background: by USB


  • Lane Assist: Yes
  • Navteq Traffic Services: Built-In
  • Voice Guidance: Yes
  • Text to Speech: Yes
  • Points of Interest: Over 8 Million
  • Programmable Waypoints: 500
  • Graphical Resolution: WVGA
  • Navigation Firmware Updates: by USB
  • Map Updates: by SD Card


  • Hands-Free Support: Built-in
  • Auto Phonebook Download: Yes
  • Siri Eyes Free: Yes
  • Voice Dialing: Yes (Compatible Phones Only)
  • A2DP: Yes
  • AVRCP: Yes
  • Pandora Link Support: Yes (For Compatible BlackBerry/Android Devices)
  • Bluetooth Firmware Updates: by USB


  • Made For iPhone: Yes
  • Made for iPod: Yes
  • Audio/Video Playback: Yes (Requires KCA-iP202 with iPhone 4 or 4S)
  • Album Art Search: Yes
  • Alphabet Search: Yes
  • Pandora App Control: Yes (Requires iPhone with Pandora App)
  • App Mode: Yes
  • Aha Radio: Yes
  • Aha Radio for iPhone: Yes
  • Aha Radio for Android: Yes (via Bluetooth)

HD Radio

  • Digital and Analog FM Tuner: Yes (USA only)
  • Digital and Analog AM Tuner: Yes (USA only)
  • iTunes Tagging: Yes (USA only)
  • Album Cover Artwork: Yes (USA only)
  • Song And Title Information: Yes (USA only)


  • Audio Formats: MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV
  • Mass Storage Class: Yes (FAT16/FAT32)
  • USB Video File - MPEG: MPEG 1, 2 & 4
  • USB Video File - Other: H.264 & WMV


  • Dolby Digital/DTS Decoding: 2.0
  • Disc Type (DVD): DVD-Video/±R/RW
  • Disc Type (VCD): Yes
  • Disc Type (CD): CDDA/ROM/-R/RW


  • 2-Zone: Yes
  • EQ System: 3-Band
  • Crossover System: High Pass & Low Pass Filters
  • Preouts: x3 (F/R/SW) @ 5V
  • Preout Level(V): 5.0 Volts
  • Audio Firmware Updates: by USB

Audio/Video Inputs/Outputs

  • USB Inputs: x 1
  • Rear Camera Input: x 1
  • A/V Inputs: x 1
  • A/V Outputs: x 1

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 5 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 2 Year Parts and Labor
Key Features
6.1 " Bright WVGA Screen/ HD Radio/ Built-In Bluetooth With A2DP/ Smart Phone Voice Control/ 3 RCA Pre-Outs 5 Volts/ Rear USB Port/ Pandora App Ready For iPhone And Android Via Bluetooth SPP/ SiriusXM Ready/ Advanced Garmin Navigation With NAVTEQ Traffic And Smart Phone Link/ iDatalink Maestro Vehicle Integration Ready/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Kenwood DNX690HD from Abt Electronics
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  • The Kenwood DNX690HD is Brand New.
  • The Kenwood DNX690HD Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
TypeDouble DIN
TypeCar Navigation
Height (inches)4.25
Width (inches)7.19
Depth (inches)6.31
Display Size (inches)6.1
iPod/iPhone ConnectionYes
Display TypeWVGA
Display Resolution (pixels)1,152,000
Bluetooth Hands Free CallingYes
Built-In GPSYes
USB InputYes
AUX InputYes
Text to SpeechYes
Voice ControlYes
Live Traffic ServiceYes
FM Traffic CompatibilityYes
Maps IncludedYes
AM PresetsYes
Multiple Destination RoutingNo
Points of InterestYes
Voice GuidanceYes
Included GPS SoftwareAdvanced Garmin Navigation With NAVTEQ Traffic
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