Clarion FZ502E Mech-Less media reciever with built in Parrot Bluetooth

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Clarion FZ502E Parrot Bluetooth MP3 mechless head unit with iPod iPhone control via the front USB port. The Parrot Bluetooth gives you hands-free communication phonebook access and audio streaming. Connect using the USB your iPod or iPhone to the hea
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Clarion FZ502E Mech-Less media reciever with built in Parrot Bluetooth

Clarion FZ502E Parrot Bluetooth MP3 mechless head unit with iPod iPhone control via the front USB port. The Parrot Bluetooth gives you hands-free communication phonebook access and audio streaming. Connect using the USB your iPod or iPhone to the head unit to access and play music through the car audio system. Operate your iPod using the source unit controls including ABC Search or use your iPods control wheel for simple control.
 
Built-in Parrot Bluetooth provides hands-free telephone communication with comprehensive compatibility with a variety of mobile phones. With a built-in microphone and phonebook access you can safely talk and drive at the same time. Play music stored on your mobile phone with Bluetooth audio streaming.
 
The FZ502E large multi-functional volume control knob combined with the ergonomically symmetrical design of the unit helps to provide comfortable operation even while driving. Push tilt and turn it to access a wide variety of functions in a similar way to an iPod wheel. Minute details can be set with ease using the 20 key remote control provided.
Technical Specifications

General features

  • Parrot Bluetooth module
  • Made for iPod and Made for iPhone
  • 7-way rotary volume control and 20 key remote
  • 13-segment 10 x 2-line white LCD display
  • USB/MP3/WMA playback
  • Built-in Parrot Bluetooth interface (HFP HSP A2DP AVRCP PBAP)
  • Built-in Microphone and external microphone ready with optional RCB199
  • 3.5 mm audio auxiliary input (front)
  • Front USB port with iPod direct connect capabilities (optional CCA748 iPod interface cable)
  • 4 × 45 watt with MOS-FET power amplifier
  • Subwoofer level control
  • Built-in Low pass / High pass filters
  • Magna Bass EX dynamic bass enhancement
  • Beat EQ for Sound Adjustment
  • 2V / 4-channel audio pre-out
  • OEM steering wheel remote ready
  • Wireless remote control included
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Questions/Answers About This Product

Question: 16 September 2013

Hi can you tell me if the KDC-BT73 DAB comes with the DAB arial or will that need to be purchased as an extra. Thanks

Answer:

The DAB Antenna will need to be purchased is addition for the DAB radio to work.

Question: 16 October 2013

Hi, sorry to pester but are you that this does not come with an areal included as both the kenwood and all other suppliers claim it does? Also is it usb android compatible?

Answer:

yes this will work with your android phone and you will need to buy a dab aerial as well and can be found here, Glass mount DAB Antenna

Question: 19 October 2013

Hi there, does this actually come with mic and aerial? The Kenwood website says it does but your Q&A seems to disagree. See http://www.kenwood-electronics.co.uk/tech/dab/kdc-bt/ for details.

Answer:

yes this unit comes with a separate microphone and the dab antenna included in the box

Question: 22 October 2013

can this unit (with the correct adapters!) connect to the bluetooth prep and steering wheel in my 2008(facelift) Saab 93? ta Dan

Answer:

this unit will not work with the built in bluetooth as the stereo already has it built in. and it will work with the steering wheel aslong as the right leads are supplied. however your car will have an amplified system, if you pop to your nearest store one of the fitters will asses this for you. thanks

Question: 05 November 2013

Good morning. Regarding the KDC-BT73DAB, the manufacturers site states it has a DAB aerial in the box. Is that true? Also, is it compatible with the 2002 52 plate Rover 75? Thanks, Jon

Answer:

yes the kdc-bt73dab comes with a dab aerial in the box.

Question: 05 November 2013

Another question regarding the DAB aerial & mic. Have just been into 1 of your stores, who have stated that the unit DOES NOT come with the DAB aerial ! please confirm if it does or not before I order

Answer:

if you look back at previous questions asked about the dab aerial answers are it comes with the aerial in the box. i have double checked with some of the stores to be told it comes with the aerial. not all stereos come with the aerial, so maybe the store you visited got confused with another unit, sorry for any confusion.

Question: 11 November 2013

2 questions. Will the ipod connection work with a 7th gen ipod with the apple adaptor? Also, samsung galaxy ace, Will the bluetooth phone answering work without apps?

Answer:

yes it should work with the genuine apple adapter and yes the bluetooth will work with your samsung galaxy ace.

Question: 18 November 2013

Hi Do I need an additional adapter to fit a BMW 316 compact 2003? Thanks

Answer:

you will need a facia, BMW 3 Series E46 Facia Adapter ( FP 06 04 ) harness to allow your steering controls to work, BMW to Kenwood Stalk Adapter (40 Pin Flat Pin) these parts should allow full fitment into your bmw compact

Question: 22 November 2013

Hi, What additional items do I heed to fit this in a 2003 Mini Cooper. Thanks

Answer:

Hi You need the following parts Harness Adaptor: BMW Mini (Round pins) Adapter Lead ( PC2-05-4 ) Aerial Adaptor: BMW Mini Antenna Adapter ( PC5-101 ) Facia Plate: BMW Mini Facia Adapter

Question: 02 December 2013

Hi, what will I need to fit this to a 2007 Nissan Note with OEM double din & steering wheel controls? Will it be able to use the fitted microphone? Thanks

Answer:

no you will have to used the kenwood supplied microphone, unfortunately we don't list anything on our website for your car. there are parts available as regards to the steering controls, but i cant seem to find a fascia panel that converts your double din to a single din it may be something you would have to go to nissan for.

Question: 09 December 2013

Will this unit with the DAB aerial pick up FM from the DAB aerial as well as the DAB? Or will it need to use both car aerial and the DAB aerial. Many thanks

Answer:

hi there, you will need both antennas to work the dab and fm as they are seperate

Question: 03 January 2014

Hi, Will the stereo be fully compatible with a 2006 Astra H(including steering wheel controls), if so could you advise of the additional adaptors required? I already have a single Din fascia. Thanks

Question: 17 January 2014

Car: -

Hi, can you tell me how many Chanel's the stereo has and how much watt per Chanel, can you fit a sub bass to it and can you play music on your iphone thru the spotify app with the stereo? Thanks lots for your help.

Answer:

Hi The radio is 50x4watts. Has 3 pre outs. You can stream music from any Bluetooth device.

Question: 22 January 2014

Car: Rover MG TF - <2005 -

Hi Can you tell me if the Kenwood KDC BT73 Dab, comes with the DAB Antenna or do I have to purchase that seperatly. Shaun

Answer:

Hi Yes it comes with a DAB antenna

Question: 29 January 2014

Car: Ford Focus - 2004> -

Hiya, I am looking to fit this in an 08 Focus, do you have the cable i need to adapt the steering wheel controls as well? Thanks in advance Martin

Answer:

Hi Yes we hve the lead in stock You will need the CTSFO003 + CTKenwood Patch lead

Question: 17 February 2014

Car: Audi A4 - 2002-2006 -

Just would like to know if the steering wheel controls will work with this model on an Audi a4 2006 tdi model cheers

Answer:

Yes they will work but you will require a patch lead and a stalk adapter harness. In order for us to guide you to the correct leads we will need to know if you have a bose system in the car? is it fully amplified or half? is it a Concert, Chorus, Symphony. For further information feel free to contact your local store.

Question: 19 February 2014

Car: Mercedes SLK - <2004 -

Do I need a wiring loom adapter to fit the KDC-BT73DAB into the Merc SLK? Previous radio was a Sony CDX-C5000R which has a 30x12.5mm 16-pin socket on it. Thanks.

Answer:

Hi If your existing wires are 2 plugs one does the power and the other the speakers

Question: 18 March 2014

Car: Audi A6 - 2001-2004 -

Hi, what do I need to connect this to my car it has the audi concert standard system without Bose. Regards Daz

Answer:

Hi You will need the following parts Facia - CT24AU05 Active wire loom - CT51AU01 Aerial adaptor - CT27aa14 Steering wheel controls ?? - CTSAD002

Question: 20 March 2014

Car: Alfa Romeo 156 - 2003> -

Does this include a DAB antenna? What else do I need to buy? Facia panel, steering wheel control cable ... anything else?

Answer:

no the dab antenna is a seperate purchase please visit your local store as alfa adaptors do vary

Question: 31 March 2014

Car: Audi A4 - 2002-2006 -

Would it fit an RS4 already fitted with an audi concert II and Bose system? Do I need extras to fit?

Answer:

yes this will fit but parts are needed in total it will cost you around £100 for parts to do this i have not listed the parts as there are many different setups in the audi cars please visit our store for more help

Question: 18 April 2014

Car: Citroen Berlingo - 1991> -

Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB DAB would like to replace factory fitted radio on 2010 berlingo with this, Will stalk controls work and will it display the information on head/Dash display of the citroen Thanks

Answer:

Hi It will only display the car info on the display. All the radio/cd info will be display on the kenwood. You will need the below listed parts Peugeot Stalk adapter to Clarion Stereo CTKENWOODLEAD

Question: 28 April 2014

Car: Peugeot 207 - 2006> -

What do i need to install this into a Peugeot 207 and work with the steering wheel control? Thanks

Answer:

you will require the following parts Peugeot Stalk adapter to Clarion Stereo you will need a patch lead kenwood2lead.

Question: 30 April 2014

Car: Vauxhall -

Hello, got a new movano van, would like dab + iPod + Bluetooth phone with better speakers, and still use steering wheel controls. I am after quality sound, budget approx. £500. What do I need.

Answer:

please visit your local store for the best advise and deal

Question: 06 May 2014

Car: -

does this come with the dab Ariel??

Answer:

Hi No the dab antenna is extra

Question: 15 June 2014

Car: Toyota Yaris - 1999-2003 -

Hi - what would be needed to get this product for my toyota yaris 53 model? How much would fitting be and total cost to buy all needed?

Answer:

hi there all you should need would be Toyota Yaris Harness Adapter 1999 Onwards fitting estimate would be £45 + Vat Estimate in Total Inc Fitting : £250

Question: 21 June 2014

Car: Vauxhall -

Contiuning from previous message.. What i would need to make it fit? If it does fit that is. thanks

Question: 24 June 2014

Car: Seat Ibiza - 2008> -

hi what do I need to replace the fac fit radio in a 2014 Ibiza fr edition to fit this and can I still use the infotainment / satnav that clips into the top of the dash

Answer:

Hi You will need a Facia and wire harness Do you have controls on the steering wheel ??

Question: 26 June 2014

Car: Seat Ibiza - 2008> -

Hi yes it has steering controls but my current car is a 2008 Ibiza with a kenwood bt92sd radio in it and I have the connects 2 box to use the steering

Answer:

HI You will need the below listed part INFODAPTER INTERFACE CTUST01

Question: 02 August 2014

Car: Kia Sorento - 2010> -

Would this unit connect with the iphone 5/s. I have read previously that because the 5 uses the lightning connector this will not connect?

Answer:

Hi This unit will support the iPhone 5/5s.

Question: 14 August 2014

Car: BMW 3 Series (E46) - 1999-2005 (E46) -

I have a 2002 BMW 325i, will the bluetooth work with the bluetooth controls on the steering wheel? If so what other cables would I need? Cheers

Answer:

Stalk controls can be made to work, but the phone button on the wheel does not actually work, that is for the original bmw factory fit only, its part of the main loom and cant be tapped in to

Question: 15 August 2014

Car: BMW 3 Series (E46) - 1999-2005 (E46) -

Will this stereos direct contols work with the new 7th gen ipod touch? IE will the song and artist info show on the screen?

Answer:

Hi Yes this will give full control.

Question: 20 August 2014

Car: BMW Z4 (E85) - 2002-2008 (E85) -

Hello, Could you please let me know which of your stereos will fit and as importantly integrate with the Steering controls on a Z4? It needs to be Bluetooth, USB and Android compatible, Thanks!

Answer:

Hi You will find most Head units has all the features you want - see our website To fit the unit you will need the following parts Facia - CT24BM06 Steering wheel controls - CTSBM005 + Patch lead Aerial adaptor

Question: 27 August 2014

Car: Audi A3 - 2003> -

Hello, Would I need a new wiring harness/loom to fit this to my car?

Answer:

Hi Can you confirm if you got a bose system

Question: 07 September 2014

Car: Fiat Ducato - 2006> -

Hi, How do I set the radio to number DAB stations so that I can access them via the remote. Thanks

Answer:

in the manual you will see the set up for dab stations to save into a favourites menu

Question: 20 September 2014

Car: BMW 1 Series (E81) - 2004> (E81) -

What additional leads and fascia parts do I need for this radio to operate through the steering wheel controls? I assume I can't use the steering wheel phone control buttons?

Answer:

ct24bm04 is the facia ct27aa06 is antenna adaptor and the wiring for the swc is ctsbm005 and ctkenwood2lead if your car has no park sensors . if your car has park sensor you will need ctsbm006 and ctkenwood2lead instead

Question: 23 September 2014

Car: BMW 3 Series (E46) - 1999-2005 (E46) -

Hi I've got a November 2001 e46, what adapters would I need to connect this unit to my car to enable the steering wheel controls to still work? Thanks

Answer:

Hi You need CTS BM003 / 4 border line - Kenwood patch lead

Question: 29 October 2014

Car: Kia Ceed - 2010> -

Do you know if this stereo supports Andriod MTP protocol ?

Answer:

Hi Please confirm what you mean by MTP protocol ?

Question: 07 November 2014

Car: Renault Megane - 2002-2007 -

What parts will I need to put this into my 54 plate Megane (with steering wheel controls)?

Question: 13 November 2014

Car: VW Jetta - 2005> -

What facia, harness and aerial required for my car? Would rooftop aerial be better?

Answer:

It is normally the same one for most VW cars ct24vw03 ctsvw002.2 ct27aa14 but it may be a twin fakra in which case the ct27aa56 may be needed the kae12da windscreen antenna is just fine

Question: 17 November 2014

Car: Land Rover Freelander - 2004-2007 -

Dose it come with DAB antenna

Answer:

Hi this unit does come with a powered DAB antenna.

Question: 24 November 2014

Car: Alfa Romeo Mito - 2008> -

Hi can you tell me what additional leads I would need to go with this stero please, ie do i just need the steering wheel addaptor, if so what is the code? And what's is the price and availability.

Answer:

Please contact your local store for a fitting price, You will need the following parts CTSAR004 Alfa Romeo Steering wheel control interface You will require a patch lead which is CTKENWOODLEAD2 CT24AR14 Aftermarket stereo facia panel for Alfa Romeo Mito These are available in different colours

Question: 20 December 2014

Car: Vauxhall Vectra - 2004> -

What will I need for 56plate vectra? E.g Stalk controls, dab antenna, ISO connections, facias etc... Many thanks

Question: 26 December 2014

Car: VW Golf - 2003 > MK5 -

Will this fit in my car and will I need additional parts?

Question: 07 January 2015

Car: Rover -

What addition leads will i need to connect KDC - DAB4557U in a Rover Streetwise to maintain steering column controls for volume and channel changing

Answer:

HI For steering wheel controls we do an interface that does the 25,45, and 75 models Rover 45 to Kenwood stalk adapter 2003 Onwards

Question: 04 February 2015

Car: Fiat -

I have a 2005 Fiat Ducato motorhome and am looking to purchase this head unit. What other accessories would I need for installation.

Answer:

Hi To fit the Kenwood CD tuner into your Fiat Ducato you will need the following parts Dab Antenna It seems if you have a 2005 model it should fit straight in High Quality DAB Glass Mount Internal Antenna

Question: 07 February 2015

Car: Fiat Punto - 1999-2005 -

I have a kenwood kdc -bt73dab do I need to buy a kenwood cable to run my iPod from the back usb. Or can I use my apple cable

Answer:

just use the standard apple ipod cable, kenwood do list a cable but it is an ipod cable. if you plug that into the usb it will work

Question: 16 February 2015

Car: VW Transporter - 2005 > -

I've struggled with repeception on my double din stereo even after having a booster fitted. If I purchased this dab stereo is there anything else I should purchase to help with signal

Answer:

Hi, If you brought the KDCBT73DAB you would be using a digital antenna. This is only supplied with the KDCBT73DAB. The reception is a lot clearer with digital sound quality. You can also buy the digital antennas separate, These are only used for DAB units. KAE-5DA2 Alpine DAB Antenna

Question: 18 February 2015

Car: Toyota Aygo - -

Aygo 2013 - can it be connected to standard aerial or do i need splitter. good reception where i drive so maybe i can use original aerial? what fascia to use? do i need microphone for bluetooth calls?

Answer:

Hi For digital sound from the Kenwood Dab system you have to install a windscreen Dab antenna you cannot use the the car fitted aerial The unit comes with a microphone for the bluetooth hands free calling , as for the facia you need the following part CT24TY18 Toyota Aygo stereo fitting facia panel (black)

Question: 21 February 2015

Car: Mercedes Sprinter - 2000-2005 -

I was wondering if this product would fit into a motorhome on a Mercedes sprinter van, and would also allow Bluetooth streaming from a 3rd generation iPod touch. Cheers for your help Mark

Answer:

hi there this kenwood radio will easily connect up to your devices using Bluetooth streaming proving software is appropriate on the apple device. you may require some fitting parts. CT24MB02 Mercedes Sprinter Stereo fitting facia panel CTSMC001 Mercedes steering wheel control interface ISO TO DIN Aerial Adapter

Question: 24 February 2015

Car: Audi A4 - 2002-2006 -

Hi, What do I need to fit the Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB to my 2004 Audi S4? Will the unit be able to use the dash display as the existing Audi symphony system does?

Answer:

Hi To fit the Kenwood Dab unit into your Audi A4 you will need the following parts Facia - you need to confirm the actual size of factory unit Steering wheel controls ?? Aerial adaptor Amplifier bypass lead Dab antenna Audi A4 Facia Adapter AUDI A4 With SYMPHONY Radio Facia Adapter CTSAD003 Audi steering wheel control interface Audi / Porche / VW active speaker system adapter (CT51AU01) CT27AA14 Amplifed Aerial Adaptor for Audi High Quality DAB Glass Mount Internal Antenna

Question: 02 March 2015

Car: BMW 3 Series (E46) - 2005> (E90) -

Hi, I've just purchased this stereo, I have the facia plate already, I'm wondering if you could tell me which harness I need for my 3 series e90 2011, and any other parts I may need? Thank you.

Answer:

hi there, no problem however there are two types of harnesses available for this year and model of car. a flat pin and round pin adapter it will most likely be the ctsbm004 if newer if the older model than ctsbm003. BMW to Kenwood stalk adapter (new 40 pin block) BMW to Kenwood stalk adapter (old 17 pin block) Kenwood patch lead

Question: 08 March 2015

Car: Land Rover Discovery - <2005 -

Hi - what additional items do I require to install this system in Discovery 2 - year 2000 - Thanks M Mee

Answer:

hi there in a land rover discovery of this year you are one of the lucky ones who dont require any parts to fit a aftermarket stereo. the only thing you may require is an aerial adapter (this should be in vehicle) ISO TO DIN Aerial Adapter

Question: 15 March 2015

Car: Peugeot 407 - 2004> -

I have a Peugeot 407 SW (2008) with standard stereo. I am looking at buying this stereo and would like to know what else I would need to fit it. Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB Thanks, Andrew

Answer:

hi there for your pug 407 to fit the kenwood dab unit what you will need are the following few parts. also the dab antenna which is window mounted. Peugeot 407 Facia Plate 2004 onwards Peugeot Stalk adapter to Clarion Stereo Kenwood multi-stalk patch lead for new headunits VW Touran Fakra Aerial to DIN Aerial with amplified remote feed

Question: 25 March 2015

Car: Toyota Yaris - 2007> -

I wanted to know if there was any other parts I would need to fit this stereo to my 2008 toyota yaris. thanks Shakil

Answer:

Hi, you will need: fascia - CT24TY30 a pocket stalk control adapter - CTSTY001.2 thanks Toyota Yaris 2007> Toyota to Kenwood stalk adapter

Question: 19 April 2015

Car: BMW 1 Series (E81) - 2004> (E81) -

Can you tell me what accessories I would need to include, to have this replace the OEM fit stereo and retain the steering wheel controls, please ?

Answer:

yes you will need facia wiring and antenna adaptor i will list them below. BMW 1/3 Series Facia Adpater CT27AA06 Fakra to Din aerial adapter CTSBM009 BMW Mini Steering wheel control interface

Question: 28 April 2015

Car: Vauxhall Astra - 2004> -

Would I need anything to go with this stero?

Answer:

hi To fit the kdc-bt73dab into your astra you will need afew parts, they are a facia kit a wiring harness and an aerial adaptor i will give you the code for a anthrecite facia but for a colour match you may have to contact your local car audio centre store Vauxhall Astra H Facia Plate Anthracite Metallic 2004 Onwards Vauxhall Astra to Kenwood stalk adapter up to 2004 VW Touran Fakra Aerial to DIN Aerial with amplified remote feed

Question: 04 May 2015

Car: Mercedes CLK - <2004 -

I have a 2001 CLK 230 A208. What extras would I require to use my steering wheel controls?

Answer:

Hi in order to use your steering wheel controls you would require a harness and patch lead. We have listed these below for you to simplify it for you. CTSMC006 mercedes C-Class steering wheel control interface Kenwood multi-stalk patch lead for new headunits

Question: 05 May 2015

Car: Porsche 911 - 1998-2004 -

Hi Can you please tell me what I would require to fit this stereo and is this a easy fit

Answer:

hi there, i have listed the parts below you need to fit the KDC-BT73DAB into your Porsche 911. Audi / Porche / VW active speaker system adapter (CT51AU01) VW VOLKSWAGEN antenna adaptor (PC5-52)

Question: 06 May 2015

Car: Peugeot 407 - 2004> -

hi what other extras would i need to fit this stereo into my Peugeot 407sw..

Answer:

Good AfterNoon, In order to install this unit into your car, you will need: CT23PE16 (Silver Fascia) CTSPG013 (stalk Control with parking sensor audio) CT27AA14 (ariel Adapter and Booster) Thanks

Question: 24 May 2015

Car: Audi TT - 1999-2006 (8N) -

what leads will I require to install this unit and play my ipod from the glove box connected to the rear of the unit

Answer:

you will only need your factory ipod lead that is supplied with the ipod, if you would like any information or require a fitting service please contact your local car audio centre store http://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/store-finder.htm

Question: 01 June 2015

Car: Seat Leon - 1999-2005 -

Does this product work with the iphone 6? Is it possible to connect this product to the standard cd multi changer fitted to my 2005 seat leon? Many thanks Peter.

Answer:

Hi Peter, The KDCBT73DAB will work with a I Phone 6. However you wont be able to connect it to your factory disc changer. On the bright side you will gain 2 USB ports and one that's powered. You will also gain a AUX port and bluetooth. So you will have so many other ways of listening or storing music. The unit does have a single front loading Cd tray.

Question: 06 June 2015

Car: VW Polo - 1998 - 2004 -

What fitting kit would i need to fit this into my polo ? Would i need to buy a dab antenna Will i need a fascia to fit this into my car ?

Answer:

hi there, with the older vw polo you shouldn't require a fascia plate as this should go into the standard aperture provided. and also this unit does come with a dab antenna so you will not require to order one.

Question: 19 June 2015

Car: Vauxhall -

looking to fit this to a 2014 combo van with the standard radio.what adaptors will i need eg harness fascia.also is it supplied with a dab aerial thanks

Answer:

Hi You will need the following parts. This is unit is not supplied with dab aerial. Vauxhall Zafira Harness Adapter VW Touran Fakra Aerial to DIN Aerial with amplified remote feed Vauxhall Meriva Facia Plate (Black) 2003 Onwards

Question: 22 June 2015

Car: Land Rover Freelander - 2007> -

what patch lead do i need with this unit to connect to steering wheel controles

Answer:

To connect to the KDC-BT73DAB to the steering wheels in a freelender you will need: CTSLR006 + CTKENWOODLEAD Unfortunately neither of these are currently listed on the website, if you wish to place an order for these parts please call us on 0845 600 7160.

Question: 09 July 2015

Car: Alfa Romeo 159 - 2006> -

Does Kenwood make a harness kit not only to hook up speakers and power, but also the steering wheel controls? Thanks. Tony.

Answer:

Good afternoon, Kenwood do not make the car specific looms. We use a company called connects 2 and the part number for your car is CTSAR002.2 and also CTKENWOODLEAD2. Thanks CTSAR002 Alfa Romeo 159 Brera Steering Stalk Control Adaptor

Question: 17 August 2015

Car: Vauxhall Monaro - 2004> -

does this come witht the dab aerial and what type is it.

Answer:

hi there, yes this is one of the few units that does come with a film window mount amplified aerial (by kenwood) this is an easy fit high quality aerial.

Question: 05 September 2015

Car: Ford Focus - 2004> -

please could you tell me if this product will fit my focus and approximatly how much it would cost to fit. thank you

Answer:

Hi This Kenwood can be installed in your Ford Focus. For installation contact your local store. http://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/store-finder.htm

Question: 18 September 2015

Car: Mazda MX-5 - 2001 > -

the spec is all about iphone. Will bluetooth hands free phone work with android phones? Is the microphone integral? And can it play mp3s straight from usb stick? Thanks gaz, southampton

Answer:

Hi Gaz Bluetooth can be connected with any phone. It does support mp3 and come with a external microphone.

Question: 04 October 2015

Car: Ford S Max - 2006 > -

Hi, I'm looking buy this head, can you advise me on which cables I need to enable stalk control and link to the convers display on my 09 smax, and any others it might need. Cheers Chris

Question: 14 October 2015

Car: Vauxhall Astra - 1991 - 2004 -

Hi will this amp kenwood xr400-4 4 channel super thin digital power amplifier work with this stereo

Answer:

Good Afternoon, Yes this amp will work with your headunit. You will connect it through the phone cables which are supplied with the JW81 wiring kit. Thanks JW81 1800 watts amplifier wiring kit

Question: 31 October 2015

Car: Renault Clio - 2000 > -

Hi, I've got a 2005 clio. Will this stereo fit and do I need anything additionally to make it work? Thanks, Chris

Answer:

Hi Chris This can be installed in your Renault Clio. You will need the following parts. AERIAL ADAPTER ISO RADIO TO DIN AERIAL Renault (without display) to Kenwood stalk adapter 2000 onwards High Quality DAB Glass Mount Internal Antenna

Question: 08 November 2015

Car: Peugeot 206 - 2002 > -

Hi. Will this unit fit into my sons Peugeot 206 (2004) Thanks

Answer:

yes you would be able to fit this stereo into the 206 you will require an antenna adaptor for the FM AERIAL ADAPTER ISO RADIO TO DIN AERIAL

Question: 11 November 2015

Car: Ford Mondeo - <2004 -

Hi what do I need to fit this head unit into my car also is there a dab antenna included and I also want to use my steering column controls do you have all the parts needed in stock. Thanks martin

Answer:

hi yes it can be fitted in to fit the kdc-bt73dab into your mondeo,you will need a facia kit, wiring harness and aerial adaptor i will list the parts for you, the facia comes in a couple colours, i will give you the code for black as thats the most common Ford FOCUS Facia Adapter AERIAL ADAPTER ISO RADIO TO DIN AERIAL Ford to Kenwood stalk adapter upto 2004

Question: 11 November 2015

Car: BMW 1 Series (E81) - 2004> (E81) -

Hi, will this unit fit my BMW 118d Sport? if so is the anything i need to upgrade? thanks Jake

Answer:

Good Morning, Yes, this will fit. The parts which you will need are: CT24BM04 (fascia) CT27AA14 (ariel adapter booster) CT20BM03 (wiring adapter) If you have steering wheel controls, then it will be one of the following dependant on the spec your car has: CTSBM005.2 (basic) CTSBM006 (retains steering controls and parking sensor audio) CTSBM009.2 (retains steering controls, parking sensor audio, aswell as audio warning tones, oil low, seat belt not on etc.) Thanks

Question: 15 November 2015

Car: Mitsubishi L200 - 1996 > -

What items will I need to fit this in a 2013 model L200 warrior. Its currently fitted with the single din factory cd without steering wheel remotes

Answer:

hi all you will need is ct20mt02 wiring harness

Question: 22 November 2015

Car: Rover MG ZT - <2005 -

I have a mg zt 2003 model would this fit and what parts would I need ? thanks Terry

Answer:

you should only need parts if your car has the BMW style radio in, do you know which radio your car currently has

Question: 24 November 2015

Car: Ford Focus - <2004 -

Hi I have a MK1 1998-2000 ford focus 51 plate and was wondering what additional leads i will need for this to work from the steering controls.

Answer:

hi there all you should need would be a simple t junction harness. Connects2 Ford Puma T-Harness Parrot Adapter for Phone Kit 1997-2002

Question: 29 November 2015

Car: Audi TT - 1999-2006 (8N) -

Could you tell me whether this stereo would fit a 2003 Audi TT? And what other parts would I need to fit it?

Question: 30 November 2015

Car: Rover MG ZT - <2005 -

radio my mg zt 2003 has in , is the kenwood krc-394 model

Answer:

yes then you will not require any parts to change the radio, this one will fit straight in

Question: 19 December 2015

Car: Renault Clio - 2000 > -

I have a 2004 renault clio can I fit this in my car

Answer:

yes it will fit your car, depending on which radio your car has in you can also get the steering controls working, you will require the following part for the antenna AERIAL ADAPTER ISO RADIO TO DIN AERIAL

Question: 26 December 2015

Car: Renault Clio - 2000 > -

Hi.. I have a 2006 Clio 197, single din. interested in this. Can you tell me all items i would need. especially as want to retain remote volume/controls, so all wiring and surround if needed ?

Question: 18 January 2016

Car: VW -

Is this radio compatible with iPhone 6 for bluetooth hook up? We are thinking of buying one to go in our vintage VW type 2 bay window camper. Thanks

Answer:

Hi the KDCBT73DAB is a very good unit. Yes this will work with your Iphone 6 bluetooth.

Question: 22 January 2016

Car: -

I would like to consider fitting this in my boat. Will the DAB aerial work if it's inside the hull where the current FM/AM one is. Is there more than one aerial?

Answer:

Hi This can be installed in your Boat. regarding Dab aerial contact your locla store for advise. http://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/store-finder.htm

Question: 24 January 2016

Car: Ford -

I have a 1989 Sapphire Cosworth and was wondering if your radio is a standard single din size. I also would like to know if it receives standard as well as dab radio. Thank you Nick

Answer:

yes they are single din, the kenwood unit does have both standard fm and dab radio, you will need to use a dab antenna to pick up digital radio stations High Quality DAB Glass Mount Internal Antenna

Question: 30 March 2016

Car: VW Golf - 1998 - 2003 MK4 -

Hi will I need to purchase a dab aerial for this unit or does it come with it? if not is there an aerial for dab which is OE to the VW roof mounted one already fitted to my car? Thank you

Answer:

Hi There This unit comes with its own DAB Antenna in the box with the unit If you need this fitting in your vehicle you can contact your local Car Audio Centre store directly for a full quotation and they will be happy to help you http://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/store-finder.htm

Question: 03 April 2016

Car: Renault -

Interested in buying this for my van, Renault traffic 65 plate. Firstly will it fit, and will it give my 270w components the life they deserve? Thanks

Answer:

hi there, depending on what system is in the van now, most are able to be changed with a few accessories, regards to power this radio will supply the speakers with 50w per channel, while this is an improvement on the factory radio it wont get the full potential out of your speakers you would require an amplifier for them to really see the most benefit

Question: 08 April 2016

Car: Citroen -

Hi would this fit a Citroen ds3 2010 if so would I need anything extra or would it be a straight swap? Thanks dean

Answer:

Hi, Please see parts listed which will retain your steering wheel controls and reverse parking senor audio. There is no fascia listed for your vehcile, if you have a single din radio you should be able to replace with the kenwood directly. Citroen C2 C3 C4 Steering Stalk Control WITH Reverse Sensor Kenwood multi-stalk patch lead for new headunits VW Touran Fakra Aerial to DIN Aerial with amplified remote feed

Question: 17 April 2016

Car: Vauxhall Corsa - 2009> -

Hi Basically is the Kenwood CD/USB-Receiver with DAB/DAB+-Tuner & Bluetooth compatible with my car, e.g. will it fit my Vauxhall Corsa 2009? Cheers Chris

Question: 23 April 2016

Car: Peugeot Boxer - 2007> -

Hi will this fit my 2009 boxer van it as steering wheel controls so would I need any connection leads Thanks

Question: 01 May 2016

Car: Audi -

Hi Is it possible to put this in Audi a3 54 plate?

Question: 02 May 2016

Car: Peugeot 407 - 2004> -

Hi few questions. Is it working with car menu functions, (AC, Car Setting, Trip Computer) like original fitted radio? If work, is it need to buy any additional adapters, cables...

Answer:

Hi, Thanks for your question, If your vehicle has any other display (factory) installed, they may not function following an aftermarket unit installation, as for other controls, they would require a canbus adapter & patch lead as shown below. You will also need a DAB antenna & aerial adapter Peugeot CAN-Bus Stalk Kenwood multi-stalk patch lead for new headunits

Question: 16 May 2016

Car: VW Transporter - 2005 > -

Hi, can you tell me what i would neec to fit this into my 2007 VW T5 Caravelle? It has the original double din radio fitted at present, no steering controls. Many thanks

Answer:

Hi, thanks for your question, To fit the BT73DAB into your Caravelle we have suggested parts below High Quality Internal Glass Mount DAB Antenna VW Touran Fakra Aerial to DIN Aerial with amplified remote feed

Question: 17 May 2016

Car: Nissan X - Trail - 2005 > -

Hi Would this product fit in a 2007 Nissan X-trail (sat nav version). If so what other items would I need to order as well?

Answer:

Hi, thanks for your question, to fit the BT73DAB into your X-Trail we have suggested some parts below. If you are converting from an original double din unit to this single din unit then you may get away with just having a pocket fitted, other than that there is no single din fascia adaptation to fit your vehicle. Connects 2 CTSNS001 Stalk Int Nissan Quashqai/X-Trail Connects 2 CT27AA27 Aerial Adapter Nissan Kenwood multi-stalk patch lead for new headunits

Question: 04 June 2016

Car: Porsche 911 - 1998-2004 -

Will this work for my Porsche with an iPhone 6?

Answer:

hi there, yes this unit will work perfectly with an iphone 6 for BT or audio playback , charge/connect

Question: 06 June 2016

Car: Citroen C4 - 2004> -

Will this fit a 2009 C4 coupe? What parts will be required for it to work as full hands free phone, hands-free audio streaming and DAB radio! Will Siri work? Finally - how much to fit? Thanks.

Answer:

hi, thanks for your question, the BT73DAB can be fitted to your C4, the unit comes with its own DAB Antenna so there is no requirement to purchase a separate one & we have suggested some other required parts below. Fitting is dependent on store, Typically £60-70. Kenwood multi-stalk patch lead for new headunits CITROEN C4 Facia Adapter VW Touran Fakra Aerial to DIN Aerial with amplified remote feed

Question: 16 June 2016

Car: Citroen C5 - <2005 -

I have. 10 plate C4 Picasso. I am looking to get the original factory fitted stereo replaced with a DAB until . This one looks ideal. Could give me a price to include all fittings included

Answer:

Hi Contact your local store for installation cost. http://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/store-finder.htm

Question: 18 June 2016

Car: -

Hello, will this come with a remote control , as I want to use in a motor home.

Answer:

Hi, This Kenwood unit does not come with a remote control i'm afraid. Regards

Question: 27 June 2016

Car: Mazda 5 - 2006> -

Can you tell me what parts I need to install this in an 07 Mazda 5 with steering wheel controls and which replacement facia. Is it possible to install an additional microphone to improve calls?Thanks

Answer:

Hi, Thanks for your question, the KDC-BT73DAB comes with an external mic already which can be positioned to your liking. We have suggested fascia parts below to fit the unit to your Mazda. For your year if vehicle we would need to know if it is pre amplified to determine the correct steering wheel control CT23MZ06 Mazda 5 Double din fitting kit (silver)

Question: 29 June 2016

Car: Mazda 5 - 2006> -

Following on from my previous question and your supplied answer, how do I determine if my existing OEM setup is preamplified with reference to determining the correct steering wheel control connector?

Answer:

Hi There, There are a few things you can do to determin if you have a amplified system in your MAZDA 5, it may say BOSE on the speakers if it does then it is an amplified system but sometimes they don't put this on, so the other way will be to get in contact with your local MAZDA dealer as they would be able to tell you straight away by looking up the car details on there systems, lastly you could go to a local car audio installer. Hope this helps.

Question: 30 June 2016

Car: Mazda 5 - 2006> -

Hi Again, so what connectors do I need for the NOT pre-amplified Mazda 5 with steering wheel control? Thanks.

Answer:

Hi You will need the following interface. Kenwood multi-stalk patch lead for new headunits Mazda to Pioneer Stalk Adaptor

Question: 04 July 2016

Car: VW Transporter - <2004 -

I have 1997 T4 carravelle. It has a stereo with a 20pin output adaptor wich plugs into two separate connectors- one brown one black. Do you have an adaptor for the Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB CD/USB-Receiver?

Answer:

Hi The Kenwood KDc-BT73dab will have it own harness adapter in the box. That will plug into brown/black connector in the vehicle.

Question: 16 July 2016

Car: BMW 3 Series (E46) - 1999-2005 (E46) -

hi does this come with adapter for steering wheel controls? also is there a Kenwood sub and amp package to go with this. how much for fitting all of this? cheers

Answer:

hi there, my best recommendation would be to contact or visit the store you wish to do the installation they can talk you through the products that we have available and find you the most suitable package for the car and your needs. https://www.caraudiocentre.co.uk/store-finder.htm

Question: 20 July 2016

Car: Nissan Micra - 2000-2004 -

So... I was wondering if that could fit my car if you don’t really know can you give me the dimensions so I could check it out

Answer:

Hi The Kenwood KDC-BT73Dab will fit your Nissan Micra. You will need the below listed parts for installation. KAE-12DA - Interior windscreen mount 12V DAB antenna NISSAN 09/00> adaptor lead ( PC2-72-4 )

Question: 04 August 2016

Car: -

Hello, can digital ariel be used on heated screen, if not where the tax disc was where there are no elements? Can the display be turned green? Will the hands free calls work nicely for Android?

Answer:

Hi Digital ariels dont work well on heated screens. There are optional antennas like the CT27UV53 replacement roof mount antenna. It has variable colour illumination that will do green as a option. Yes although it is designed for iphone andriod via bluetooth for phone calls and music streaming works fine. Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB CD/USB-Receiver with DAB/DAB+-Tuner & Bluetooth

Question: 15 August 2016

Car: Audi A3 - 2003> -

2005 2L-TDI, No Bose, No Steering audi controls. Hi could you tell me if this would work with my car and which loom/ areal adaptor i would need. Thanks Mike

Answer:

hi there you will need only simply an aerial adapter and the wiring loom listed below. VW VOLKSWAGEN antenna adaptor (PC5-52) Audi / Porche / VW active speaker system adapter (CT51AU01)

Question: 20 August 2016

Car: Honda Civic - 2005 > -

Hi, I have a Honda civic type r (ep3), can you please confirm if this product comes with the dab aerial included. Can you also please confirm the cost for a silver facia and and any wiring loom.

Answer:

hi there, yes this unit will come with the dab aerial, trim, cage, wiring loom and bt mic. you should also need a fascia and wiring loom to fit this unit to your car. CT24HD02 Honda Civic stereo facia fitting panel (silver) AERIAL ADAPTER ISO RADIO TO DIN AERIAL HONDA CIVIC/ACCORD Adapter Lead ( PC2-68-4 )

Question: 30 August 2016

Car: Land Rover Discovery - <2005 -

Landrover Discovery 2 TD5 2002. I'd like to use the steering wheel controls for this device, how much extra would those parts be to get in stock to your B'ham branch.

Answer:

Good morning, there are two types of steering control adapters for your car= CTSLR002.2 ( Harmony Low Line) CTSLR003.2 (Alpine Symphony Highline ) CTPIONEERLAED PATCH CONNECTION these parts will have to be ordered in. thanks

Question: 21 September 2016

Car: -

is this a easy fit to 54 Reg Honda civic sport?

Answer:

You will require the following parts to fit it. Wiring harness, CT20HD02 facia kit, CT24HD01 Not the easiest car to do. Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB CD/USB-Receiver with DAB/DAB+-Tuner & Bluetooth

Question: 20 October 2016

Car: Fiat Ducato - 2006> -

hi will this fit my Fiat Ducato motorhome 2001

Answer:

Good afternoon Yes that unit will fit and only will require an antenna adapter,IPIS02D. Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB CD/USB-Receiver with DAB/DAB+-Tuner & Bluetooth

Question: 27 October 2016

Car: BMW 3 Series (E46) - 1999-2005 (E46) -

If i installed this to my car could i install it so that i can use the phone and stereo controls that are on my steering wheel? Could i also use cars fitted microphone?

Answer:

Hi The steering control buttons can be retained.You will need the below listed interface. You will need to use the microphone that comes with the KDC-BT73DAB. CTSBM003.2 Steering Control Adaptor CTSBM004.2 Steering Control Adaptor Single Wire Kenwood patch lead

Question: 30 October 2016

Car: Renault 21 - 1986 - 1992 -

Hi there where do i find out the depth of this unit ? As i am looking to fit it into a classic car and have limited space available . Regards Antony

Answer:

hi there, on the manufactureres website you will find such details

Question: 04 November 2016

Car: Dacia -

I have a dacia sandero 15 model with a standard fitted stereo. can the Kenwood KDC-BT73 dab cd/usb be fitted. thanks

Answer:

Hi The Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB can be installed in your Dacia Sandero. You will need the following parts for installation. CT24DC01 Single Din Facia KAE-12DA - Interior windscreen mount 12V DAB antenna CTSDC002 Steering Control Adaptor Single Wire Kenwood patch lead

Question: 09 November 2016

Car: Audi TT - 1999-2006 (8N) -

What fitting kit etc will I require. cheers

Answer:

Good afternoon To fit the KDC-BT73DAB to your TT you will need the following parts. Facia kit, CT24AU11 Wiring harness adapter, CTSAD008.2 2003 models on . Antenna adapter, ipis02d Kenwood KDC-BT73DAB CD/USB-Receiver with DAB/DAB+-Tuner & Bluetooth

Question: 11 November 2016

Car: VW Beetle - 1998> -

Hi I have a 2003 VW Beetle cabriolet, do I need to buy a wiring harness to convert this KDC-BT73DAB so it can be fitted to my existing loom?

Answer:

Hi, You will need the following parts. The vehicle should be ISO as standard, please test connection's with a volt meter and re-configure as necessary. CT24VW02 Single Din Facia CT27AA08 Aerial Adaptor

Question: 11 November 2016

Car: VW -

Hi I have a 2003 VW Beetle cabriolet, do I need to buy a wiring harness to convert this KDC-BT73DAB so it can be fitted to my existing loom?

Answer:

As per previous response. Please refer to the original question which was answered.

Question: 12 November 2016

Car: VW -

Hi I have a 2003 VW Beetle cabriolet, do I need to buy a wiring harness to convert this KDC-BT73DAB so it can be fitted to my existing loom?

Answer:

Please refer to our previous response. Please note we receive many questions on a daily basis. Please be patient for a response.

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