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Kenwood DDX-4018DAB DAB Radio Double Din Touch Screen DVD Player with Bluetooth

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Kenwood DDX4018DAB - Double Din 6.2" WVGA Touch Screen  DAB Radio/DVD/CD/MP3/WMA/AAC/ •FLAC  •Bluetooth with A2DP/AVRCP Control  •Direct IPOD/IPHONE/ANDROID control  •Two Phone Fulltime Connection.  •SIRI Voice Dialing  •Spotify App Link  •Remote App Ready.  •REAR USB  •3 X 4V Preouts.  • AV Input.  • Camera Input.  •13 Band EQ  •4 x 50w  •SWRC  •External Microphone Antenna Included - Replaces DDX4017DAB DDX4016DAB. 


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Product Description


2-DIN In-Dash DVD Multimedia AV Receiver - CD player, DAB radio (DAB antenna sold separately - see accessories below), DVD, amplifier. . all in one ! 

Double-Din multimedia with DVD, CD and noiseless DAB radio. 6.2 "touch screen. Bluetooth with Hands-Free Phone function and wireless transmission of music from the phone. 

Full support for iPod & iPhone, reading music from Android 
phones. USB & AUX input. Garmin App gives you access to the navigation from your iPhone. 

Kenwood DDX-4018DAB provides outstanding iPod control. Plug it into the player via USB, and use the 6.2 "screen to take control. You'll see the song and artist info so you can see what's playing or find the perfect song. Once the iPod is connected, view album art and play video from your iPod in your car. You can watch your favorite DVDs or iPod video on the integrated display. Built-in Bluetooth hands-free function makes it easy and safe to use the mobile phone in the car. 

You can use the touch screen to change sources, select music, select DVD menu items or adjust EQ settings with just a few quick touches with the fingertip. DDX-4018DAB plays all CDs discs with MP3, WMA and AAC files. Or you can connect a USB flash memory full of music into the player's USB port for hours of listening. You can connect games consoles and other audio / video sources directly into the convenient front-panel A / V input. 

With Kenwood's new design line, as pretty as it is intuitive.Volumhjulets well-balanced control, the large 6.2 "touchscreen display and the new graphical user interface can only be described as exceptionally user-friendly. Functions that you use often, such as volume control and source selection keys is also available as conventional push buttons for easy control of the device. 

iPod Direct Control 
Equipped with direct iPod control. Simply connect your iPod via KCA-IP202 iPod cable (see accessories) so you can operate your iPod. 

Owners of an iPhone 4S / 5/6 can also control the phone and playback functions via Siri voice control of their Apple phones 

The unit can also be connected to the vehicle's multifunction steering wheel through a link on the back of the device (optional adapter required). 

Touch screen & Variable colour

6.2" LCD screen clear resistive touch panel. With the variable colour option you can change the colour of the keys to match your cars dashboard lighting.


DDX4018DAB 6.2 touch screen


DAB/DAB+ digital tuner & FM/AM (MW/LW) tuner

DAB offers playback of hundreds of radio stations at the touch of a button. At last there is a station for all tastes --Sport -Jazz --rock even if you’re a child of the 60/70/80ties there is a home for you ! The easy-search system makes finding the right station quick, and once tuned in the latest technology means that listening to digital radio on the move is free of annoying breaks and distortion.

With this system you can get your favourite FM/MW/LW stations on digital, as well as lots of digital-only stations. Digital radio has something for everyone.


DDX4018DAB DAB digital tuner


Bluetooth hands-free calling with 2 phones fulltime connection

Bluetooth hands-free allows you to receive and make calls without touching your smartphone. Keeping you safe and legal whilst driving.

2 Phones Fulltime Connection means you can have two phones paired to the unit at the same time for making and receiving calls. Perfect if you have a work phone and a personal phone or for those who share a vehicle with others and wish to remain paired to the head unit.


DDX4018DAB hands-free calling


Bluetooth music streaming with up to 5 phones paired at the same time

When paired for Bluetooth audio streaming, the DDX4018DAB includes the latest technology (AVRCP 1.5) which allows full music browsing, via the touch screen menu or voice activation (e.g. Siri, Hey Google). There is no need to interact with your phone in the vehicle. Also the DDX4018DAB can be paired with up to 5 phones for streaming so you and your friends can effortlessly play DJ on your journey.


DDX4018DAB Bluetooth music streaming


Spotify app ready

Love Spotify? Got the App on your smartphone? Simply connect your Android or iPhone to the DDX4018DAB and you can now control the app via your head unit. Listen to albums, artists, songs, and playlists from your Spotify Music. Play Spotify Radio, or browse new releases in total safety in the driving seat.


DDX4018DAB Spotify app ready


iPhone-iPod / Android smartphone music playback and charging

Connect up your Apple or Android smartphone via the phones USB lead and access and control your music library from the DDX4018DAB head unit. Also charge while your phone is connected.


DDX4018DAB iPhone, iPod, Android smartphone music playback

Product Features:

Key Features

  • 6.2 Wide VGA LCD Touch Screen
  • Bluetooth Built-in for Handsfree & Audiostreaming
  • DAB+ Tuner Built-in for Digital Radio Reception
  • 4 x 50W Max output Power, 3 High-voltage (4.0V) Preouts
  • Built-in DSP, DTA & 13-band EQ
  • iPod/iPhone & Android Music Playback
  • Kenwood Remote & Music Mix App Ready
  • Spotify App Ready
  • MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV & FLAC Audio Playback
  • MPEG1, MPEG2, DivX, Video File Playback

General Features

  • DIN Size    2 DIN
  • Disabled System Indicator (DSI)  
  • Security Code Function ( user set)         , (4 digits)
  • On Screen Display (OSD) Operation     
  • Smooth GUI         
  • Key Illumination         Variable color
  • Rotary Encoder & Control Knob   
  • Touch sensor      
  • Installer Memory         
  • Back-up Memory         
  • Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return       
  • Optional IR remote controller       
  • Digital Clock (24H)      
  • Bluetooth unit built-in         
  • DAB Tuner Built-in      
  • Made for iPod     
  • Firmware upgradable          

Monitor Features

  • Screen Type       6,2" Resistive touch panel
  • High Resolution VGA Display        
  • Viewing Angle    0 - 20° (Default: 0°)
  • LCD type   6,2 inch Wide VGA
  • LCD backlight    LED (Variable Colour)
  • Display Mode     5 Mode (Full/Just/Auto/Zoom/Normal)
  • Screen Adjustments   Noon/Night Mem/Brightness/Tint/Colour/Contrast/Black Level/Sharpness
  • Dimmer function        Manual/Sync
  • Dimmer Level    Auto/On/Off
  • Touch Panel       Clear resistive
  • Display Type      Glare
  • Mechanism type         Fixed
  • NTSC/PAL judge            (Auto)
  • Display Off Mode         
  • LCD viewing angle control  5 steps (0° - 20°)

Multimedia GUI Features

  • Variable Colour illumination         
  • Menu text
  • Software updates (SoC)      by USB
  • Graphics Type   Graphics
  • Demonstration Mode  
  • Top Menu Customize  
  • Background Customize        
  • Slide Touch Operation         
  • Screen Capture  
  • R-CAM Caution On Screen Display        
  • R-CAM Parking Guide Lines          
  • Rapid charge indicator         
  • Menu text in selectable language

Tuner Features

  • Station Select     Manual / Preset
  • FM Reception      
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception     
  • Tuner Presets (FM/AM)     20 Presets (15FM / 5AM)
  • 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)     
  • PTY News Off/0/10/20/.../80/90min

CE DAB Tuner Features

  • DAB+ tuner built-in    
  • Digital Radio Certification Mark   
  • Intelligent seek   
  • Tuning mode / Seek mode Auto1/Auto2/Manual
  • Service preset    5 ch * 3 bank presets,
  • Preset list   
  • Alphabet Search          
  • Traffic Information     
  • DAB-DAB/DAB-FM auto switch    
  • Seamless DAB-FM blending          
  • DLS (Dynamic Label)  
  • PTY (Programme Type) search   
  • PTY (Programme Type) watch    
  • EPG (Electronic Program Guide)  
  • DMB Audio (Digital multimedia broadcasting)      
  • Softlink       
  • Antenna power supply on/off switch   

Bluetooth General Features

  • Hands Free Profile (HPF)   V1.6
  • Max num. of regist. phones for HFP     5 phones
  • 2 phones fulltime connection       
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)         
  • High Quality Audio Streaming     SBC/AAC
  • KENWOOD Music Mix Support    
  • Serial Port Profile (SPP)      
  • Simple Secure Pairing (SSP)         
  • Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)         
  • Wireless Music Browsing (AVRCP 1.5)           
  • Easy pairing function  
  • iPhone & Android automatic pairing via USB         
  • Spotify App Link          
  • Works with iPhone Siri        
  • KENWOOD Remote App Ready    
  • Catchphone / Call Waiting  
  • Private mode      
  • Alphabet Search (Phonebook)     
  • Noise Canceller   
  • Echo Canceller    
  • Phone device status display         
  • Audio device status display          
  • Remaining battery display  
  • High-quality noise canceling microphone     included
  • Bluetooth firmware upgradeable          

* depends on phone model/make & Kenwood unit

CE_Playable Audio File

  • AAC (*.m4a) files are playable    CD/USB
  • AAC (*.aac) files are playable      USB
  • MP3 files are playable        CD/USB
  • WMA (.wma) files are playable   CD/USB
  • WAV (.wav) files are playable     CD/USB
  • FLAC files are playable        USB

CE_Playable Video File

  • MPEG1/2 files are playable         CD/USB
  • JPEG files are playable        CD/USB
  • DivX CD/USB

DVD Features

  • DVD Region Code       2
  • DVD-Video          
  • VCD Compatible          
  • DVD±R/RW Compatible       
  • CD-DA        
  • CD-R/RW Compatible          
  • CD-DA Repeat/Scan/Random play       
  • CD Text      
  • Jacket Picture with Tag        
  • MP3, WMA,AAC,WAV & Flac playback   
  • MPEG1/2 Video File (.mpg) Compatible        
  • JPEG File (.jpg) Compatible           
  • DivX  
  • Zoom Control (DVD/VCD)   
  • Digital/Analog Converter    24 bit
  • Time Code Display      
  • Direct Track Acces      by Remote
  • Random Play     Disc/Folder
  • Repeat Play        Folder/File
  • List Access  
  • Direct Search      
  • Resume Play / Last Position Memory   
  • On screen display (OSD)     

USB Features

  • Rear USB Terminal      
  • USB Type  2.0 High speed
  • Drive Change      
  • Kenwood Music Control App for Android      
  • Android Open Accessory support (AOA)      V 2.0
  • MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, FLAC playback  
  • MPEG1 Video decoder         
  • MPEG2 Video Decoder         
  • DivX Video Decoder    
  • JPEG  
  • Zoom control (movie/photo)        
  • Repeat/Scan/Random search      
  • Repeat / Random Play         
  • Direct search      
  • Resume play       
  • 1A Charge Capability for Smartphone.          
  • 1,5A Charge Capability for Smartphone (BC 1.2).           

iPod Features

  • Made for iPod & iPhone *    
  • Music playback   
  • Video playback   
  • Album art support      
  • Music library search   
  • Alphabet search          
  • Skip search         
  • Related search    
  • Direct Search      
  • My playlist          
  • iPod EQ Mode     
  • Control by hand          
  • App & iPod control mode     
  • iPod Accessory Protocol (iAP)      over Bluetooth
  • iAP over Bluetooth      
  • High speed search       
  • Reverse browsing        
  • Voice Control using Siri.       
  • Bluetooth Auto Paring for iPhone         
  • Battery charge + power control   

* Always update to latest Apple firmware   

** Apple Lightning - 30 pin adapter required      

*** In case of Apple Unit with Lightning Connector only Audio playback          


Audio Features

  • Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC)      4 x 50W
  • Pre-out      3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
  • Pre-out Output Level 4V
  • Volume Offset     
  • Low Pass Filter (LPF)  
  • Subwoofer Phase Control    
  • Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.   
  • High Pass Filter (HPF)          
  • Balance/Fader Control         
  • Loudness Control        
  • Bass Boost  
  • Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return       
  • Drive Equalizer / Drive EQ  
  • Equalizer, 13-band
  • Digital Sound Processor (DSP)     
  • Speaker Select    

Multimedia DSP Features

  • Position Control  
  • Position Preset  4 Presets
  • Position Cabin Size      
  • Graphic Equalizer       13 bands
  • G-EQ KBS   
  • G-EQ manual setting   
  • G-EQ adjustable level   , +9dB / -9dB
  • Time Alignment 0cm ~ 610cm
  • High Pass Filter (HPF)            (Front/Rear/Center)
  • HPF Cut Off Frequency       14
  • HPF Cut Slope Level   4 steps
  • Low Pass Filter (LPF)    (Non-Fading)
  • LPF Cut Off Frequency        14
  • LPF Cut Slope Level    4 steps
  • Cross-over           
  • 3-Way X'Over     
  • Source DSP Memory   
  • Speaker Size Control   
  • Car type control           
  • Channel Level Control          
  • Space Enhancer           
  • Supreme    
  • Sound Realizer   
  • Loudness   
  • Stage EQ    
  • Bass Boost  
  • Drive EQ    

Video Features

  • Audio Video Output     , Video only (RCA)
  • Audio/Video Input       , Mini-jack, non switchable
  • Video-In for Rear-view Camera   1 dedicated NTSC video input (RCA)
  • Detection Mode Rear View Camera      Reverse sensor wire
  • Parking Guide Line      
  • Advanced navigation terminal     
  • DVD Menu Direct Touch Operation      


  • iPod Digital Connection (1 Wire)          
  • USB interface      
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready        
  • Programmable OEM Steeringwheel Remote Function    
  • DC-Cord    Mitsumi to ISO
  • Parking sensor wire    
  • Power Control (P.CON) wire         
  • 2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wire        
  • AV-Input (Non Switchable)           , (Mini-jack)
  • AV Output Video only (RCA)
  • Reverse sensor wire    
  • Rear View Camera Input     
  • Amplifier pre-out       RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
  • Advanced navigation RGB terminal       
  • FM Antenna Input       
  • DAB Aerial input          
  • External microphone input (mini-jack)         

Tuner Specifications

  • FM range: 87.5Mhz - 108MHz (50Khz step)          
  • FM Usable Sensitivity 0.56μV/75ohm (S/N 6.2dB)
  • FM Quieting Sensitivity       1.58μV/75ohm (S/N 15.2dB)
  • FM Frequency Response     30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
  • FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono)  68dB
  • FM Selectivity(DIN)    over 80dB (±400kHz)
  • FM Stereo Separation (1kHz)      40dB
  • MW range: 531kHz - 1611kHz (9kHz step)  
  • MW Usable Sensitivity        28.5μV
  • LW range: 153kHz - 279kHz (9kHz step)      
  • LW Usable Sensitivity          45μV

DAB Tuner Specifications

  • Band III - Frequency range         174.928 MHz - 239.2MHz
  • Mode         I, II, III, IV
  • Sensitivity - 100dBm
  • Signal to noise ratio    90dB
  • Audio format     MPEG1 Audio Layer 1 / MPEG4 HE-AAC v2
  • DAB Aerial Connector Type         SMB
  • Maximum Current     < 100 mA

Bluetooth Specifications

  • Technology        Bluetooth V3.0
  • Frequency          2.402 - 2.48 GHz
  • Output power    +4dBm(max), 0dBm (AVE) power class 2
  • Maximum range         Line of sight approx. 10 meter
  • Handsfree profile (HFP)       , V 1.6
  • Serial port profile (SPP)       , V 1.2
  • Service discovery protocol (SDP)          
  • Advanced audio distribution profile (A2DP)           , V 1.3
  • Audio Codec       SBC/AAC
  • Audio/Video remote control profile (AVRCP)          , V 1.5
  • Generic access profile (GAP)         
  • Phonebook access profile (PBAP)          , V 1.2

DVD Specifications

  • D/A Converter   24 bit
  • MPEG1 Decoder         MPEG-1 with MPEG Audio Layer 2
  • MPEG2 Decoder         MPEG-2 with MPEG Audio Layer 2
  • DivX Decoder     DivX with MP3, Dolby Digital Audio Format
  • JPEG Files   
  • Audio decoder   Linear PCM/Dolby Audio/MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC(.m4a)
  • MP3 Decoder     Compliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
  • WMA Decoder   Compliant with Windows Media Audio
  • WAV Decoder    RIFF waveform Audio Format (only for LinearPCM)
  • AAC Decoder      ".m4a" file encoded by AAC-LC format
  • Wow & Flutter   Below Measurable Limit
  • Freq. Resp. (96kHz Sampling)     20Hz ~ 22kHz
  • Freq. Resp. (48kHz Sampling)     20Hz ~ 22kHz
  • Freq. Resp. (44,1kHz Sampling)  20Hz ~ 20kHz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion  0.01% (1kHz)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio   99dB (1kHz)
  • Dynamic Range 99dB
  • Disc Format        DVD-Video/Video-CD/CD-DA
  • Sample Frequency     44.1kHz/48kHz/96kHz
  • Quantifying bit number      16/20/24bit

USB Specifications

  • USB Version compatibility  USB 2.0 High Speed
  • File System         FAT 16/32
  • Maximum Supply current  1500mA
  • D/A Converter   24bit
  • MPEG1 Decoder         MPEG-1 with MPEG Audio Layer 2
  • MPEG2 Decoder         MPEG-2 with MPEG Audio Layer 2
  • DivX Decoder    
  • JPEG Files   
  • MP3 Decode      Compliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
  • WMA Decode    
  • AAC Decode       "m4a" & "aac" file encoded by AAC-LC format
  • WAV Decode      Linear - PCM Files
  • flac Decode        FLAC files up to 96kHz/24bit

Audio Specifications

  • Maximum Power        50W x 4
  • Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v) 22W x 4
  • Preout Level      4000mV / 10kOhm,
  • Preout Impedance     ≤ 600Ohm
  • Speaker Impedance   4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
  • Graphical Equalizer    13-Band
  • G. EQ. Frequency (Hz)         62,5/100/160/250/400/630/1k/1k6/2k5/4k/6k3/10k/16k
  • G. EQ. Gain (dB) +/- 9dB
  • High Pass Filter Frequency (Hz) Through/50/60>>>/180/220
  • Low Pass Filter Frequency (Hz)  50/60/80/100/120/Through
  • Subwoofer Level (dB)         -50 dB to +10dB

Video Specifications

  • Color System of External Video Input  NTSC/PAL
  • External video input level (mini-jack) 1 Vpp / 75 Ohm
  • External audio max. input level (mini-jack) 2 Vpp / 25 kOhm
  • Analog RGB Input       0.7 Vpp / 75 Ohm
  • Video input level (RCA)      1 Vpp, 75 Ohms
  • Video Output Level (RCA)  1 Vpp / 75 Ohm

Monitor Specifications

  • Screen size (Diagonal)        6.2 Inches Wide
  • Screen Size (WxH)     137.5 x 77.2mm
  • Display system  Transparent TN LCD Panel
  • Drive system      TFT Active Matrix System
  • Number of Pixels        1152000pixels (800(H) x 480(V) x RGB)
  • Effective pixels  99.99%
  • Pixel arrangement     RGB Striped
  • Back lighting      LED (Light Emitting Diode)

General Specifications

  • Operating voltage       14.4V (10.5 ~ 16V Allowable)
  • Maximum Current Consumption         10A
  • Dimensions (WxHxD)         178 x 100 x 162mm
  • Weight, inclu. sleeve & escutcheon       2 kg
  • Operation Temperature Range   -10°C ~ 60°C


  • Release keys      2 pieces
  • Escutcheon         
  • Installation Sleeve       
  • DC cord (Mitsumi to ISO)   25 cm
  • Handsfree Microphone       with 3 m cable
  • Multi-Language Instruction Manual Included      
  • Manuals Downloadable        


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Additional Information

Manufacturer Kenwood
Country of Manufacture
Price £389.99


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