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Kenwood DMX-7018DABS 7" Double DIN Short body Navigation with Apple CarPlay Android Auto

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Kenwood DMX7018DABS - Mechless Double Din 6.8" Clear Resistive Touch Screen  • Short body of only 75mm depth  • DAB Radio  • Bluetooth phone calls and audio streaming  • Car Play. Android Auto  • Direct IPOD/IPHONE  • Spotify APP Mode  • Waze compatible ( Android Auto only )  • AAC, MP3, WMA, WAV, FLAC, OGG, DSD audio file playback  • MPEG1/2, MPEG4, WMV, H.264, MKV video file playback  • 1 AV in  • 1 Video out  • Rear camera Input  • 4 x 50 watts  • Sub control and low pass filter  • High pass filters for speakers  • REAR USB  • 3 x 4v Preouts  • 13 Band Graphic with custom settings  • Digital time alignment  • Variable Colour Illumination  • Separate Microphone  • Requires DAB Aerial - Replaces DMX7017DABS

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Regular Price: £499.99

Special Price: £389.99

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Regular Price: £499.99

Special Price: £389.99

SAVE £110



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Product Description


Android Auto™ via USB Connection

Apple CarPlay™ via USB Connection
CarPlay takes the things you want to do with your iPhone while driving and puts them right on the DNX9170DABS display. You can get directions, make calls and listen to music, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. Just connect your iPhone and go.

Apple CarPlay

Android Auto™ via USB Connection
A simple USB connection gives you immediate access to apps like Google Maps, Waze, music and voice control. Waze is the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app.

Hi-Res Audio

High-Resolution Audio
Can play 192kHz / 24bit audio files, also up-converts all AV sources including radio to 92kHz / 32bit and reproduces high resolution sound. 13-Band EQ and Digital Time Alignment. High Voltage 5.0V / 3-Preouts. 3 Way X'over Mode for advanced sound tuning.

Capacitive Display

High Contrast Display
7 inch WVGA 800x480 LCD, with Clearcoated Resistive Display. Manually Adjustable Viewing Angle

Steering Remote

Direct OEM Steering Remote
No need to purchase an OEM steering remote adaptor for most Japanese and Korean cars.


Bluetooth® v3.0
Dual phone hands-free ready.
Hands-Free Profile 1.6 for natural sound.

Dual USB

Dual USB
Supports FAT 16 / 32 and NTFS.
Video : MKV / MPEG4 / H.264 / WMV
USB Video Output to Rear Monitor.
Audio : FLAC / DSD / AAC / WAV / MP3 / WMA

Optional DRV-520 Advanced Driving Assistance System (ADAS)

Works with Simplified ADAS, DRV-N520.
You can operate the DRV-N520 via the DDX9 and DNX9 screen. If a collision occurs, the Incident etection G-sensor will automatically save the footage of the incident. The integrated camera also allows for forward collision warning and lane departure warning.

*ADAS function uses the image processing technology commonly used in a digital camera, and its operating accuracy is realized only within the limits of the technology. It may not work as intended in some situations.

Optional DRV-520 Advanced Driving Assistance System (ADAS)


DMX7017DABS feature icons




DMX7018DABS - Features: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth hands-free calling & music streaming, DAB/FM/MW tuner, Spotify direct control, iPod-iPhone, USB connectivity. 

The DMX7018DABS 7" high-resolution clear resistivetouchscreenn shows directions, track listings and a whole wealth of information very clearly. It offers multiple levels of connectivity, including Apple's CarPlay (iPhone 5 upwards) and Android Auto (Android phone running 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher).

Please note that this system does NOT have integrated navigation or CD/DVD playback. Navigation is available via CarPlay = Apple Maps, Android Auto = Google Maps or via Bluetooth using navigation apps like Waze.

Poduct Features:

Key Features

  • Short body (75mm), 6.8" WVGA Mechaless AV-Receiver
  • DAB+ Tuner Built-in for Digital Radio Reception
  • Bluetooth Built-in (HFP & Audio Streaming)
  • Works with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Works with Waze App via Android Auto
  • Works with Spotify App
  • Rear USB 2.0, 1,5A Rapid Charge for Smartphone
  • Flac Playback (96kHz/24bit)
  • AV-in, Video Out, RearCam in
  • 3 RCA (Front-Rear-Sub) Preouts (4,0V)
  • DSP - 13-Band EQ - DTA Built-in

General Features

  • DIN Size 2 DIN
  • On Screen Display (OSD) Operation
  • Smooth GUI  
  • Selectable GUI Background Wallpaper 
  • Key Illumination Variable color
  • Touch sensor
  • Back-up Memory  
  • Optional IR remote controller, (KNA-RCDV331)
  • Digital Clock (24H)
  • ISO connector
  • Bluetooth unit built-in    
  • DAB Tuner Built-in
  • Made for iPod
  • Works with Apple CarPlay
  • Works with Android Auto
  • Firmware upgreadable

Monitor Features

  • Screen Type  6.8" Wide VGA
  • High Resolution VGA Display
  • LCD type  6,8 inch Wide VGA
  • LCD backlight LED
  • Display full mode   (default)
  • Display zoom mode 3 steps
  • Display just mode  
  • Display panorama mode
  • Display auto mode  Full - Normal/Regular
  • Display Normal / Regular mode Normal
  • Screen adjust: Brightness      
  • Screen adjust: Colour    
  • Screen adjust: Contrast
  • Dimmer function Manual/Sync
  • Dimmer Level Auto/On/Off
  • Visual Source Mode Mirroring/CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Touch Panel Capacitive
  • Display Type Glare
  • Display film AF
  • Mechanism type Fixed
  • NTSC/PAL judge (Auto)

Multimedia GUI Features

  • Menu text 14 languages:

► English(UK)(Default)

► English(US)

► Spanish

► French

► German

► Italian

► Dutch

► Russian

► Portuguese

► Hebrew

► Greek

► Polish

► Czech

► Hungarian

  • Software updates (SoC) via USB
  • Graphics Type Graphics
  • Spectrum Analyzer
  • Demonstration Mode
  • Top Menu Customize
  • Opening Screen Type standard
  • Background Customize 6 presets + user set
  • Wallpaper colour change
  • Animation      
  • Screen Capture      
  • R-CAM interrupt   
  • R-CAM Caution On Screen Display     
  • R-CAM Parking Guide Lines

Tuner Features

  • Station Select
  • Manual / Preset (List)
  • FM Reception
  • AM Reception
  • Tuner Presets (FM/AM) 20 Presets (15FM / 5AM)
  • Tuning mode
  • Auto1/Auto2/Manual
  • Up/Down Seek/Scan
  • Automatic Memory Entry (AME)
  • FM Stereo / Mono Selector
  • Radio Data System
  • Radio Text Plus
  • Traffic Information
  • Local search
  • AF Regional    Selectable: AF/AF Reg/OFF
  • Auto TP search
  • Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON)
  • Program Type Function (PTY)

Bluetooth General Features

  • Max num. of regist. phones for HFP & A2DP 10 phones
  • Hands Free Profile with High Sound Quality HFP V1.6
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
  • High Quality Audio Streaming SBC/AAC
  • Serial Port Profile (SPP)
  • Simple Secure Pairing (SSP)
  • Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)
  • Wireless Music Browsing (AVRCP 1.5)
  • Multi Profile Support    
  • iPhone & Android automatic pairing via USB
  • Private mode 
  • Interrupt call request     
  • Noise Canceller     
  • Echo Canceller      
  • Signal strength display   
  • Remaining battery display     
  • High-quality noise-canceling microphone Included (rear wired)
  • Bluetooth firmware upgradeable
  • * depends on phone model/make

USB Features

  • USB terminal, Rear side
  • USB Type 2.0 High speed
  • Android USB Mass Storage Class (MSC)
  • Android Open Accessory support (AOA) for Android Auto
  • Works with Android Auto       
  • Repeat Play  Folder/File/All
  • Random play Folder
  • Category search   
  • Timecode display
  • 1,5A Charge Capability for Smartphone (BC 1.2).

iPod Features

  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • USB Direct Control (Audio, 1 wire, Lightning-connector) with optional cable KCA-iP103
  • Music playback    
  • Album art support
  • Music library search
  • Direct Search       
  • Control by hand
  • App & iPod control mode
  • iPod Accessory Protocol (iAP) iAP2
  • iAP over Bluetooth
  • Works with Apple CarPlay
  • Reverse browsing 
  • Battery charge + power control
  • * Always update to latest Apple firmware   

Audio features

  • Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC)   4 x 50W
  • Pre-out 3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
  • Pre-out Output Level 4V
  • Volume Offset
  • Balance/Fader Control, (via DSP)
  • Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return


  • USB interface (rear side)
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready, Optional interface needed
  • Programmable OEM Steering wheel Remote Function
  • DC-Cord Mitsumi to ISO
  • Parking sensor wire       
  • Dimmer control wire     
  • AV-Input (Non Switchable) (RCA)
  • AV Output   Video only (RCA)
  • Available AV-Out source USB/AV-in/Mirroring
  • Reverse sensor wire
  • Rear View Camera Input
  • Dashcam Link
  • Amplifier pre-out RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
  • GPS Aerial Input  
  • FM Antenna Input
  • DAB Aerial input  
  • External microphone input


  • Release keys 2 pieces
  • Escutcheon 
  • Installation Sleeve 
  • Handsfree Microphone with 3 m cable
  • Multi-Language Instruction Manual Included        
  • Manuals Downloadable

Note: No CD Mechanism

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Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Kenwood
Country of Manufacture
Price £499.99


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