Kenwood Excelon DMX706S
Digital Multimedia Receiver
digital multimedia player with AM/FM tunerplays media loaded with MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, and FLAC music files6.95" Clear Resistive touchscreen displayWaze-ready with Apple CarPlay or Android Autoelectronic viewing angle display adjustmentfits double-DIN (4" tall) dash openings
Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatible (requires wired USB connection to your phone)built-in Bluetooth with dual phone connection for hands-free calling and music streamingdisplay and command of select music, navigation, and other apps with iPhone and AndroidPandora and Spotify control with iPhone and Android; Apple Music control with iPhone onlySiri Eyes Free control for select iPhonescompatible with Google Assistant when using Android Autobuilt-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad control and rapid Android charging via USB port
13-band graphic EQDrive EQ and digital signal processing3-way crossover
compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tunerinputs: rear USB input, rear A/V inputs (mini), front- and rear-view camera inputsoutputs: rear analog A/V output, 6-channel preamp outputs (5-volt front, rear, sub)
wired connection to parking brake required to access settings and other features on this receiver (the brake must be connected and set for video display)built-in amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)compatible with most factory steering wheel audio controls (adapter required)works with iDatalink Maestro moduleretains factory features in a wide selection of vehiclesdisplays engine performance data on touchscreenwarranty: 2 years
Revive your ride
If your drive has gotten dull, the Kenwood Excelon DMX706S multimedia receiver elicits a level of giddiness that'll have you volunteering to do snack runs for the whole neighborhood. Upgrade your smartphone control with your choice of Android Auto™ or Apple CarPlay® and enjoy it on customizable 6.95" resistive touchscreen display. You'll also have lots of music options, thanks to high-res audio playback and cool music service options. Want to stay wireless? Bluetooth makes it happen for hands-free calling and music streaming. Plus, Kenwood backs up their Excelon Series receivers with a 2-year warranty, and an incredibly shallow chassis makes installation less of a challenge for certain dashes.
The best smartphone integration
Plug in your Android™ or iPhone®, and you'll Kenwood puts Apple CarPlay and Android Auto at your fingertips. You'll get voice control access to your navigation, phone calls, weather, text messages, and all your music. Best of all, the stereo's touchscreen controls behave like your phone's interface, so there's no learning curve.
Bluetooth for everyone in the car
The DMX706S lets you pair two Bluetooth-equipped phones and quickly switch between them for hands-free calling — an excellent road trip convenience. And when you're streaming music, Kenwood's Music Mix lets you pair five phones so everybody can pick their tunes for an on-the-fly listening session.
A vivid display
These days, vehicle cameras are a must for safer driving, and Kenwood gives you two video inputs for front- and rear-view cameras. Kenwood also provides an electronic angle adjustment for the display, so you can tailor the screen's contrast for the best viewing in your vehicle's dash location. This Kenwood plays video content in bright, clear detail when you're parked. When you're on the road, you can entertain your passengers by sending a movie from the receiver to a rear-seat screen, while you enjoy your music up front.
More music options
Great news for audiophiles — this receiver supports high-res file playback of music stored on a USB drive. Do you use Pandora™ and Spotify™ all the time on your smartphone? This receiver makes it easy (Plus, there's Apple Music for iPhones.) And if you're looking for radio stations that won't fade away as you leave the city limits, add a SiriusXM tuner (not included) to this Kenwood to enjoy satellite radio's extensive programming wherever you may roam.
This receiver's suite of sound-crafting tools include a 13-band equalizer, deep crossover settings, and built-in digital time alignment. Bring back the depth and detail for all your digital music sources with this receiver's processing power. If your car speakers are located down low in the doors, this receiver offers Stage EQ, which adjusts your music's frequencies to virtually "raise" your speakers for better, more natural imaging.
The DMX706S also includes three pairs of 5-volt gold-plated RCA preamp outputs that provide an ultra-clean signal when it's time to add amplifiers to your system. And if you're building a 3-way system, this Excelon receiver gives you that next-level crossover capability.
Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.
You'll need a wired connection to your parking brake to access settings and other features on this receiver. Your parking brake must be connected and set in order to view video on its screen.