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Kenwood KDC-BT500U CD MP3 USB Stereo Bluetooth iPhone Android Ready

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Kenwood KDC-BT500U - Car Radio/CD/MP3/WMA/AAC/FLAC  •Bluetooth with A2DP/AVRCP Contro  •Voice Dialing  •Android Direct  •Front USB 1.5amp.  •Front Auxillary  • 13 Band EQ  •2.5v Preout  •4 x 50w  •SWRC  •External Microphone.  •Red Illumination.

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: £119.99

Special Price: £86.99

Regular Price: £119.99

Special Price: £86.99



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Product Description


Prepared for factory-installed steering wheel remote control

The handsfree in the KDC-BT500U supported in addition to the known functions for Handsfree (HFP 1.6) and music streaming (A2DP) and the Advanced Music browsing AVRCP 1.5, the in A2DP mode comfortable and deliberately from the car radio after individual pieces of music on the mobile phone can be searched. In addition, two telephones can be connected in parallel to the car radio. About the USB port on the KDC-BT500U delivers up to 1.5 amps charging current and can thus compatible smartphone or power hungry tablets recharge very quickly.

The transmission protocol AOA 2.0 allows this CD receiver to directly access the media files of Android phones. That's where the media player of your smartphone even operate comfortably on the radio keyboard. Whether Play, Pause, Skip, Next or Previous folder, search by artist, album, title or stored metadata - the operation of your smartphone is now as easy and comprehensive as the control of an audio player. For this, the smartphone via USB must be connected and installed on your phone, the "Kenwood Music Play" app.

Product Features

Key Features

  • 4 x 50W Max output power
  • 1 RCA Preout, 2,5V
  • Full detachable faceplate
  • iPod / iPhone Direct Control
  • Android MSC / AOA2 compatible
  • TuneinRadio/AUPEO App mode
  • MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV & FLAC playback
  • Red Key & White Display Illumination (LED)
  • FM with RDS & AM tuner
  • Bluetooth bult-in, (HFP 1.6 & A2DP)

General Features

  • DIN Size            1 DIN
  • Detachable Faceplate
  • Key Illumination Red
  • Rotary Encoder & Control Knob
  • Music Search function
  • Accent key         Telephone
  • Back-up Memory Radio presets
  • Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return      Yes
  • Digital Clock (24H)         Yes
  • All-off Select (20/40/60 minutes)   Yes
  • Built-in Connector Molex 16 pin
  • Firmware upgreadable

Display Features

  • Display Type      Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)
  • Display Layout   13 characters/digits
  • Display Illumination        White LED
  • Dimmer Control  Manual / Set by Timer
  • Dimmer Timer    Yes
  • Brightness control            Display (32 steps)
  • Demo Mode
  • Menu text in selectable language English, Spanish, Russian
  • TAG Language Display    English, Spanish, Russian, Greek & Turkish

Cosmetics features

  • Triangle Illumination       Red
  • Key illumination Red
  • Display illumination        White LED
  • Front terminals dust cover Yes
  • Tuner Features
  • Radio Data System
  • Radio Text Plus
  • Traffic Information           Yes
  • FM Reception     Yes
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception
  • AF Regional       Selectable: AF/AF Reg/OFF
  • Local search        Yes
  • Auto TP search
  • Presets24 Presets (18FM / 3LW / 3MW)
  • Mixed preset memory (FM & AM) 6 presets
  • Automatic Memory Entry (AME)
  • Tuning mode (Auto1 / Auto2 / Manual)
  • FM Stereo / Mono Selector
  • Preset memory w/o back-up power
  • Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON)
  • CE_Playable Audio file
  • AAC (*.m4a) files are playable from CD/USB
  • MP3 files are playable from CD/USB
  • WMA (.wma) files are playable from CD/USB
  • WAV (.wav) files are playable from USB
  • FLAC files are playable from USB

CD Features

  • Compatible with Kenwood Music Editor Lite
  • CD Text with special Character Support English, Spanish, Russian, Greek, Turkish
  • D.A.C. processing           24 bit
  • 0 bit Mute
  • USB Features
  • USB Type USB 1.1/USB 2.0 Full Speed
  • Drive Change
  • Kenwood Music Editor Lite Compatible
  • Kenwood Music Control App for Android
  • Android Open Accessory support (AOA) V 2.0
  • Repeat/Scan/Random search           Yes
  • Repeat / Random Play      Yes
  • Resume play       Yes
  • Time code display            Yes
  • 1,5A charge (BC 1.2)       Yes

iPod Features

  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • USB Direct Control (Audio, 1 wire, Lightning-connector)      
  • Alphabet search
  • Direct Search      Yes
  • iPod EQ Mode    Yes
  • Control by hand
  • App & iPod control mode
  • iAP over Bluetooth          Yes
  • Reverse browsing            Yes
  • Works with iPod Classic * 80G, 120G & 160G
  • Works with iPod Video * 5th/6th generation
  • Works with iPod Touch * 2nd/3rd/4th & 5th*** generation
  • Works with iPod Nano * 3rd/4th/5th/6th/7th generation
  • Works with iPhone * 3G, 3GS,4,4S, 5, 5S, 5C, 6, 6Plus
  • Bluetooth Auto Paring for iPhone   Yes
  • Battery charge + power control       Yes
  • 1A current capability
  • Always update to latest Apple firmware      
  • ** Apple Lightning - 30 pin adapter required
  • *** In case of Apple Unit with Lightning Connector only Audio playback         Yes

Audio Features

  • Maximum Output Power  50W x 4
  • MOSFET Power IC         Yes
  • Auxiliary input   Front Mini-jack
  • Pre-out  1 RCA
  • Pre-out Output Level        2.5V
  • Preout Rear / Subwoofer Switchable
  • Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.     Yes
  • 2-Way X'over network      Yes
  • 3-Way x'over (bi-amp connection)   Yes
  • Balance/Fader/Loudness Control     Yes
  • Loudness Control            Off/Low/High
  • Bass Boost Circuit Off/+1/+2/+3/+4/+5
  • Equalizer built-in Yes, 13 band with 8 presets
  • Low- & High-pass Filter   Yes
  • Kenwood Sound Reconstruction     Yes
  • Space Enhancer   Yes
  • Realizer Yes
  • Drive EQualizer
  • Extra EQ

Bluetooth General Features

  • Hands Free Profile (HPF) V1.6
  • Hands Free Profile with High Sound Quality HFP V1.6
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
  • Serial Port Profile (SPP)
  • Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)
  • Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) V 1.5 with Tag browse
  • Easy pairing function       Yes
  • iPhone & Android automatic pairing via USB
  • Dual phones connection
  • Voice Control     Yes
  • Noise Canceller   Yes
  • Echo Canceller    Yes
  • Phone device status display            Yes
  • Signal strength display     Yes
  • Remaining battery display Yes
  • High-quality noise canceling microphone     Yes, (rear wired)
  • Bluetooth firmware upgradeable
  • depends on phone model/make & Kenwood unit


  • iPod Digital Connection (1 Wire)   Yes
  • Front USB & AUX Input
  • DC-Cord            Molex to ISO
  • Power Control (P.CON) wire
  • 2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wire
  • FM Antenna Input           Yes
  • External microphone input (mini-jack)         Yes

Tuner Specifications

  • FM range: 87.5Mhz - 108MHz (50Khz step)            Yes
  • FM Usable Sensitivity     0.71μV/75ohm (S/N 26dB)
  • FM Quieting Sensitivity   2μV/75ohm (S/N 46dB)
  • FM Frequency Response   30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
  • FM Signal to noise ratio (Mono)    64dB
  • FM Stereo Separation (1kHz)         40dB
  • MW range: 531kHz - 1611kHz (9kHz step)  Yes
  • MW Usable Sensitivity    28.2μV
  • LW range: 153kHz - 279kHz (9kHz step)     Yes
  • LW Usable Sensitivity     50μV
  • CE_CODEC_Specs
  • MP3 Format       MPEG 1/2 Audio Layer 3-Files
  • WMA Format     Compliant with Windows Media Audio
  • AAC Format      AAC-LC “.m4a” files
  • WAV Format      RIFF waveform Audio Format (only for LinearPCM)
  • FLAC Format     all FLAC files

CD Specifications

  • Laser Diode        GaAIAs
  • Digital Filter(D/A)           8 Times Over Sampling
  • Digital/Analogue Converter           24 Bit
  • Spindle Speed     500 ~ 200rpm (CLV: 1 times)
  • Wow & Flutter   below measurable limit
  • Frequency Response         20Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion            0.01% (1kHz)
  • Signal to Noise Ratio       105dB (1kHz)
  • Dynamic Range   90dB
  • Channel Separation          85dB

USB Specifications

  • USB Version compatibility           USB 1.1/2.0 full speed
  • File System        FAT 32/16/12
  • Maximum Supply current 1000mA
  • Audio Specifications
  • Maximum Power 50W x 4
  • Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v)          30W x 4
  • Preout Level       2500mV / 10kOhm,
  • Preout Impedance ≤ 600Ohm
  • Speaker Impedance           4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
  • AUX Frequency Response 20Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
  • AUX Maximum Input Voltage       1000mV
  • AUX Input Impedance      30kOhm
  • Graphical Equalizer          13-Band
  • G. EQ. Frequency (Hz)     62,5Hz - 16kHz
  • G. EQ. Gain (dB) -8/-7/-6/.../-1/0/1/.../6/7/8
  • Subwoofer Level (dB)       -50 dB to +10dB

Bluetooth specifications

  • Technology        bluetooth V2.1+EDR/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
  • Accessories
  • Release keys       2 pieces
  • Escutcheon         Yes
  • Installation Sleeve           Yes
  • DC cord (Molex to ISO)   25 cm
  • Handsfree Microphone      with 3 m cable
  • Multi-Language Instruction Manual Included Quick-Guide
  • Manuals Downloadable

General Specifications

  • Operating voltage            14.4V (10.5 ~ 16V Allowable)
  • Maximum Current Consumption    10A
  • Dimensions (WxHxD)      182 x 53 x 159mm
  • Weight  1300gr
  • Operation Temperature Range        -10°C ~ 60°C

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Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer Kenwood
Country of Manufacture
Price £119.99


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