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Kenwood Car Audio DNX518VDABS VW-Shaped 7" AV Navigation SystemDNX518VDABS
£979.99 Save £120.00  was:£1099.99
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Kenwood Car Audio DNX518VDABS VW-Shaped 7" AV Navigation System with Smartphone Control, Bluetooth & DAB+ Radio

£979.99 Save £120.00 (11%)  was:£1099.99
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Stay Connected and Protected with the DNX518VDABS 7" AV Navigation system with Smartphone Control, Bluetooth, DAB+ Radio and Spotify Control.

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Key Features

VWShaped 7" AV Navigation System with Smartphone Control, Bluetooth & DAB+ Radio - Kenwood Car Audio DNX518VDABS

Made for iPod Works for iPhone CD DVD AM / FM Radio DAB Digital Radio Bluetooth handsfree SD Card USB Aux input Multi Colour display Face Off Android Compatible Apple Car Play FM Radio Flac Android Auto Apple Car Play Android Auto Apple Car Play
Key Features
  • Partial-detachable VW/SEAT/Skoda shape panel.
  • 7.0 Wide Clear Resistive Touch Screen.
  • DAB+ Tuner for Digital Radio Reception Built-in.
  • Bluetooth Built-in (HFP & Audiostreaming).
  • Works with Android Auto or CarPlay via USB.
  • Works with WebLink via USB
  • Garmin Navigation System Built-in.
  • 3 Years Free Navigation Map Update & 2 Years Free Inrix Services.
  • DSP - 13-Band EQ - DTA Built-in.
  • DVD/SD/USB 2.0 x 2
  • Front & Rear Cam input + Dashcam link
  • AV-in/AV-out/HDMI-in.
  • 3 Pre-outs (Front/Rear/Subwoofer) 4V.
Compatiblity-
Make Model Year
Volkswagen CC (PQ65/PQ65) 2016 >
Volkswagen New Beetle (a5 PQ35) 2015 >
Volkswagen Scirocco (PQ35/PQ65)* 2015 >
Volkswagen Sharan (7N PQ35/PQ65) 2015 >
Volkswagen Jetta (A6 PQ35/PQ65) 2015 > 2017
 
Other VW vehicle this system works in (You will need a different loom, please call in when ordering this)
Make Model Year
Volkswagen Beetle (A5) 2011 > 2015
Volkswagen EOS 2006 > 2015
Volkswagen Golf (mk5 all variants)v 2004 > 2009
Volkswagen Golf (mk6 all variants) 2009 > 2014
Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet 2009 > 2016
Volkswagen Jetta (A5) 2005 > 2009
Volkswagen Jetta (A6) 2009 > 2014
Volkswagen Passat (B6 all variants) 2005 > 2010
Volkswagen Passat (B7 all variants) 2010 > 2015
Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2010 > 2015
Volkswagen Passat CC 2010 > 2015
Volkswagen Polo (6R all variants) 2005 > 2010
Volkswagen Scirocco (mk3) 2008 > 2014
Volkswagen Sharan (7N) 2010 > 2015
Volkswagen Tiguan (mk1 5N) 2007 > 2016
Volkswagen Touran 2003 > 2015


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Technical Specification
General Features
  • DIN Size: 2 DIN
  • Detachable Faceplate: Partial
  • Disabled System Indicator (DSI): Yes
  • Security Code Function ( user set): Yes
  • On Screen Display (OSD) Operation: Yes
  • Smooth GUI: Yes
  • Selectable GUI Background Wallpaper: Yes
  • Key Illumination: Variable color
  • Installer Memory: Yes
  • Back-up Memory: Yes
  • Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return: Yes
  • Touch Sensor Tone: Yes
  • Digital Clock (24H): Yes
  • ISO connector: Yes
  • Bluetooth unit built-in: Yes
  • Navigation unit built-in: Yes
  • DAB Tuner Built-in: Yes
  • Works with Apple CarPlay: Yes
  • Works with Android Auto: Yes
  • Works with WebLink: YouTube/ Weather/Yelp/Media player
  • Firmware upgradable: Yes
  • HDMI input: For video playback
  • Dashcam Link: Yes
Audio Features
  • Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC): 4 x 50W
  • Pre-out: 3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
  • Pre-out Output Level: 4V
  • Volume Offset: Yes
  • Subwoofer Phase Control: Yes
  • Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.: Yes
  • 2 Zone Control: Yes
  • Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return: Yes
  • Equalizer: Yes
  • Digital Sound Processor (DSP): Yes
Tuner Features
  • Station Select: Auto / Manual
  • Tuner Type: Helio
  • FM Reception: Yes
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception: Yes
  • Tuner Presets (FM/AM): 20 Presets (15FM / 5AM)
  • Up/Down Seek/Scan: Yes
  • Automatic Memory Entry (AME): Yes
  • FM Stereo / Mono Selector: Yes
  • Radio Data System: Yes
  • Radio Text Plus: Yes
  • Traffic Information: Yes
  • Local search: Yes
  • AF Regional: Selectable: AF/AF Reg/OFF
  • Auto TP search: Yes
  • Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON): Yes
  • Program Type Function (PTY): Yes
DVD Features
  • DVD Region Code: 2
  • DVD-Video: Yes
  • DVD±R/RW Compatible: Yes
  • CD-DA: Yes
  • CD-R/RW Compatible: Yes
  • CD-DA Repeat/Scan/Random play: Yes
  • ID3 Tag: Yes
  • Zoom Control (DVD/VCD): Yes
  • MPEG Audio: 2Ch Downmix
  • Time Code Display: Yes
  • Skip/Search: Yes
  • Random Play: Folder
  • Repeat Play: Folder/File/All
  • List Access: Yes
  • Time Code Display: Yes
USB Features
  • USB Type: 2.0 High speed
  • USB extension cable supplied: 2x 1 meter
  • Drive Change: Yes
  • Android Open Accessory support (AOA): For Android Auto
  • Works with Android Auto: Yes
  • Works with WebLink: Yes
  • Repeat Play: Folder/File/All
  • Random play: Folder
  • Resume play: Yes
  • Time code display: Yes
  • 1,5A Charge Capability for Smartphone (BC 1.2).: Yes
iPod Features
  • Made for iPod & iPhone *: Yes
  • USB Direct Control (Audio, 1 wire, Lightning-connector)
  • Music playback: Yes
  • Album art support: Yes
  • Alphabet search: Yes
  • Skip search: Yes
  • Spotify App Link: Yes
  • iPod Accessory Protocol (iAP): iAP2
  • Works with Apple CarPlay: Yes
  • Works with WebLink: App available on the app store
  • Bluetooth Auto Paring for iPhone: Yes
  • Battery charge + power control: Yes
Android Phone Control
  • Spotify Link for Android: Yes
  • Works with Android Auto: Yes
  • Works with WebLink: App available on the Google Play Store
SD Card Features
  • SD card type: SD / SDHC / SDXC (micro)
  • Music playback: Yes
  • Repeat play: Folder/File/All
  • Random play: Folder
  • Category search: Yes
  • List access: Yes
  • Time code display: Yes
  • Resume play: Yes
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Questions/Answers About This Product
  • Question: 19 June 2019
    Car: VW Golf - 2003 > MK5

    Hi - I have a 2011 Golf Mk6 GTD.
    1. Do i require the older loom to retain compatibility i.e steering wheel controls?
    3. I don't have DAB, do i need a DAB Antenna?

    Answer: 
    hi,

    the unit will require the older loom when purchasing and also this unit requires a DABA1 antenna

    DAB Antenna - High Quality Internal Glass Mounted

    Found Useful? Yes 

  • Question: 12 June 2019
    Car: VW Passat - 2005>

    1. Will the Kenwood offer me same functionality as the RNS-310 & full integration with the car out of the box?

    2. Does the detachable face plate deter theft if the units are stolen for parts?

    Answer: 
    Hi

    You will need the below listed accessories to install the DNX518VDABS in your VW Passat. You cannot purchase spare parts unless you have a purchase receipt.

    see the below link for full specification.

    https://www.kenwood-electronics.co.uk/car/oem/vw/DNX518VDABS/?view=details

    CTSVW002.2 Steering Control Adaptor
    Single Wire Kenwood patch lead
    DAB Antenna - High Quality Internal Glass Mounted
    CT27AA14.EU Aerial Adaptor

    Found Useful? Yes 

  • Question: 23 May 2019
    Car: VW Tiguan - 2005>

    My 2010 has factory fitted parking sensors will this be compatible with the parking display on this unit.

    Answer: 
    Hi

    To retain the parking sensors visual you will need the below listed interface.



    CTUVW01 Info Adaptor
    Single Wire Kenwood patch lead

    Found Useful? Yes 

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Here at CarAudioCentre we offer a professional and reputable fitting service in all our stores. For all fitting enquiries and bookings please visit or call one of our nationwide stores. Our fitters can install your new car stereo, DAB radio, audio visual, speakers, subwoofers or amplifier. We can also help to connect your iPod or MP3 player to you existing audio unit and can offer the best advice on the right in-car entertainment for your vehicle, to further this more we also offer a total 100% custom installation service for demo and show vehicles. So if you have an idea come on in and run it past us, the possibilities are endless and we are never too busy for an enthusiastic chat about our favourite subject.

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