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Kenwood Car Audio KDC-4557U iPod/Android Direct CD/MP3/USB Receiver, Variable Illumination

£114.99 Save £45.00 (28%)  was:£159.99
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Kenwood Variable Illumination Car Stereo

Save £45.00 (28%)
rrp: £159.99
This product has been discontinued

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Key Features

iPod/Android Direct CD/MP3/USB Receiver, Variable Illumination - Kenwood Car Audio KDC-4557U

Made for iPod Works for iPhone MP3 CD AM / FM Radio USB Aux input Stalk Control 1 Preout Multi Colour display Face Off Android Compatible
The Kenwood KDC-4557U is the model for you if you require direct iPod/iPhone & Android control plus the ability to custom control the front panel key illumination to match your dashboard.

Both Apple iPod/iPhone and Android devices are catered via its front mounted full speed USB input (Free Android Kenwood Music Control App required).
Charging of USB connected devices is helped by the high 1amp maximum output. Mobile MP3 players can also be connected via an illuminated front audio input socket (AUX).

A cool clear display gives easy visibility even in sunny conditions. And a high power 4x50watt built-in power amplifier will fill your car with high quality sound from any source.

Key Features
  • MP3, WMA & AAC playback
  • Front USB & AUX input
  • iPod/iPhone direct control with optional lead KCA-iP102
  • Variable Colour illumination
  • 13 segment,11 digit FL dispay
  • Low Pass Filter built-in
  • System Q preset EQ
  • Loudness & Bass Boost control
Tuner Features
  • Radio Data System 
  • Radio Text 
  • Program Type Function (PTY) 
  • Traffic Information 
  • FM Reception 
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception 
  • Presets 24 Presets (18FM / 3LW / 3MW)
  • Mixed preset memory (FM & AM) 6 presets
  • Tuner preset/recall key 
  • Automatic Memory Entry (AME) 
  • Up/Down Seek Tuning 
  • Tuning mode (Auto1 / Auto2 / Manual) 
  • FM Stereo / Mono Selector 
CD Features
  • CD-R/RW Compatible 
  • MP3, WMA & AAC playback 
  • Compatible with Kenwood Music Editor Lite 
  • CD Text Support 
  • CD Text with special Character Support, Russian
  • Random Function (Track) 
  • Repeat Function (Track/Disc) 
  • Scan Function (Track/Disc) 
USB Features
  • USB terminal, Front
  • USB Type 2.0 Full speed
  • Kenwood Music Editor Lite Compatible 
  • MP3, WMA & AAC playback 
  • Repeat/Scan/Random search 
  • Resume play 
  • Time code display 
  • 1A current capability 
iPod Features
  • Made for iPod & iPhone * 
  • USB Digital connection (1 wire) with optional cable KCA-iP102
  • Music playback 
  • Alphabet search 
  • Skip search 
  • Related search 
  • Control by hand 
  • App & iPod control mode 
  • 2 Speed search 
  • Reverse browsing 
  • Works with iPod Classic * 80G, 120G & 160G
  • Works with iPod Video * 5th/6th generation
  • Works with iPod Touch * 1st/2nd/3rd and 4th generation
  • Works with iPod Nano * 1st/2nd/3rd/4th/5th/6th Gen
  • Works with iPhone * iPone, 3G, 3GS, 4
  • Battery charge + power control 
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

Audio Features
  • Maximum Output Power 50W x 4
  • MOSFET Power IC 
  • Auxiliary input Front Mini-jack
  • Auxiliary input, Front, Mini-jack
  • Pre-out 1 RCA
  • Pre-out Output Level 2.5V
  • Preout Rear / Subwoofer Switchable 
  • Subwoofer Reference Level Adj. 
  • Source Tone Control & Memory Bass / Mid / Treble
  • Balance/Fader/Loudness Control
  • Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return 
  • System Q Preset EQ
  • Bass Boost Circuit 
  • Low-pass Filter 
General Features
  • Detachable Faceplate 
  • Protection Case For Faceplate, softcase
  • Faceplate Mechanism Full Detachable Faceplate
  • Key Illumination Variable
  • Rotary Encoder & Control Knob 
  • Music Search function 
  • Accent key, iPod
  • Attenuator with Smooth Volume Return 
  • Touch Sensor Tone 
  • Digital Clock (24H) 
  • All-off Select (20/40/60 minutes) 
  • Built-in Connector Molex 16 pin
  • Firmware upgreadable 

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Fitting Services

Need help with Installation?

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.

Please note:

"That our two year warranty on products is only applicable to purchases made directly from us and that have been fitted in one of our stores."

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542 546 Mansfield Road, Sherwood NG5 2FR
Tel: 0115 9624 986
743-745 Eastern Ave, Newbury Park, London, IG2 7RT
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