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Kenwood DNX5180DABS 6.8" AV Navigation System with Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Bluetooth and DAB+

£589.99 Save £110.00 (16%)  was:£699.99
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The DNX5180DABS - 6.8" AV Navigation System with Smartphone Control, Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Bluetooth, DAB+ and Dual Cam input.

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Key Features

6.8" AV Navigation System with Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Bluetooth and DAB+ - Kenwood DNX5180DABS

Made for iPod Works for iPhone MP3 CD DVD AM / FM Radio DAB Digital Radio Bluetooth handsfree SD Card USB Android Compatible Apple Car Play FLAC Android Auto Android Auto
The DNX5180DABS is one of the latest products on the DNX range, with a crisp, clear 6.8' resistive touch screen multi-format playback and rear camera input. This is the ideal product for any vehicle! 

Key Features-

Obey local driving laws with built-in Bluetooth (HFP). Wide Band Speech hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming (A2DP) with artist, album, and song search, simple pairing, and control audio (AVRCP), Bluetooth® wireless technology has made life in the vehicle safer and more convenient.

7" Clear Type Resistive Touchscreen-
Clear Type Resistive display panels are designed for beautiful crisp and detailed reproduction with enhanced visibility.

Made for iPod / iPhone-
Directly control your iPod / iPhone, for charging, music and video via an optional interface cable (sold separately), depending on your iOS device. Song, artist, time and album information are beautifully displayed on the touchscreen.

Compatible with Android-
Connect and listen to music stored on your device without the need for an app

USB Input-
Plug in, charge and connect your USB connected device, to enjoy music and video playback.

Camera Input-
Keep an eye on your backside to keep your family safe and manoeuvre more easily in tight spaces

13-band EQ-
Adjust your audio output in detail for a music experience tailored to your preferences.

Stalk/Steering wheel control ready-
Control your stereo playback from the comfort of your steering wheel without taking your eyes off the road. (addition wiring looms may be needed depending on the vehicle)

Android Open Accessory support (AOA)-
Simplicity is bliss as you can control your audio on your Android smartphone via with your head unit. Simply install the Kenwood Music app on your device and plug the device in via USB.

Android Auto compatible-
Extends the Android platform into the car in a way that’s purpose-built for driving and automatically brings you useful information and organises it into simple cards that appear just when they’re needed. It’s designed to minimise distraction so you can stay focused on the road ahead. Android Auto is compatible with Android phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later. Android Auto may not be available on all devices and is not available in all countries or regions.

Apple CarPlay-
Is the smarter, safer and more fun way to use your iPhone® in the car. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music, and access messages with just a word or a touch. Apple CarPlay requires iPhone 5 or newer with the latest version of iOS.

Enjoy the convenience of listening to your favourite radio stations in crystal clear digital quality thanks to a built-in Digital Radio tuner. Digital Radio Tick Mark Approved product-Manufacturers must meet the minimum specification, verified by independent testing. All Kenwood products that use this Digital Radio Tick Mark have been independently tested and approved so you can buy with confidence.

Garmin Navigation-
A comprehensive map database from Garmin® covering Europe, enabling users to route to millions of destinations. DNX models ensure that you can have the most recent map database thanks to Latest Map Guarantee.

HDMI Input-
Connect any HDMI equipment to the Pioneer device for optimal video and audio connectivity.

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Technical Specification
  • 6.8' Wide Clear Resistive Touch Screen
  • DAB+ Tuner for Digital Radio Reception Built-in
  • Bluetooth Built-in (HFP & Audiostreaming)
  • Works with Android Auto via USB
  • Works with Apple CarPlay via USB
  • Works with Weblink vis USB
  • Garmin Navigation System Built-in
  • 3 Years free Navigation Map Update
  • 2 Years free Inrix Services
  • DVD/SD/USB 2.0 x 2
  • Front and Rear Cam input + Dashcam Link (Sold Separately - CAC3AV)
  • DSP - 13-Band EQ - DTA Built-in
  • AV-in/AV-out/HDMI-in
Multimedia GUI Features
  • Variable Colour illumination
  • Menu text 21 languages:
  • ► English(UK)(Default)
  • ► English(US)
  • ► Spanish
  • ► French
  • ► German
  • ► Italian
  • ► Dutch
  • ► Russian
  • ► Portuguese
  • ► Chinese (Simplified)
  • ► Thai
  • ► Turkish
  • ► Arabic
  • ► Persian
  • ► Hebrew
  • ► Greek
  • ► Malaysian
  • ► Indonesian
  • ► Polish
  • ► Czech
  • ► Hungarian
  • Software updates (SoC) by USB
  • Spectrum Analyzer
  • Demonstration Mode
  • Top Menu Customize
  • Opening Screen Type: standard
  • Customize short-cut keys on home screen: 3 Keys
  • Background Customize:
  • ► 4x static.
  • ► 1x Album Art Sync.
  • ► 1x Illum. Colour Sync./Colour Set
  • ► 2x User Set.
  • Display customize (capture)
  • Preset Wallpaper Type
  • Wallpaper colour change
  • Picture in picture
  • Animation
  • Multi touch function
  • Screen Capture
  • R-CAM interrupt
  • R-CAM Caution On Screen Display
  • R-CAM Parking Guide Lines
  • Front view camera mirror
  • DashCam Control
  • Rapid charge indicator
Monitor Features
  • In-Dash/On-Dash: In-Dash
  • LCD type: 6,8 inch Wide VGA
  • LCD backlight: LED
  • Display Mode: 3 Mode
  • Display full mode (default)
  • Display auto mode (USB/SD)
  • Display Normal / Regular mode: Normal
  • Screen Adjustments
  • ► Noon & Night Memory.
  • ► Brightness.
  • ► Tint.
  • ► Colour.
  • ► Contrast.
  • ► Black Level.
  • ► Backlight.
  • Dimmer function: Manual/Sync/Navi Sync
  • Dimmer Level: Auto/On/Off
  • Touch Panel: Clear resistive
  • Display Type: Glare
  • LCD viewing angle control: "0" (Default) / "-1" / "-2" / "-3"
  • NTSC/PAL judge
  • Display Off Mode
Audio Features
  • Max. Output Power (MOSFET Power IC): 4 x 50W
  • Pre-out: 3RCA: Front/Rear/Subwoofer
  • Pre-out Output Level: 4v
  • Volume Offset
  • Subwoofer Phase Control
  • Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.
  • 2 Zone Control
  • Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume Return
  • Equalizer
  • Digital Sound Processor (DSP)
Multimedia DSP Features
  • DSP Chip: AK7738
  • Position Control: Yes
  • Position Preset: 4 Presets
  • Position Cabin Size: Yes
  • Graphic Equalizer: 13 bands
  • G-EQ KBS Yes, Preset x8 + User x4 / Source
  • G-EQ manual setting Yes
  • G-EQ adjustable level Yes, -9dB/+9dB
  • Time Alignment 0cm ~ 610cm, 2cm steps
  • High Pass Filter (HPF) Yes (Center)
  • HPF Cut Off Frequency: 14
  • HPF Cut Slope Level: 4 steps
  • Low Pass Filter (LPF): Yes (Non-Fading)
  • LPF Cut Off Frequency: 14
  • LPF Cut Slope Level: 4
  • Cross-over
  • 3-Way X'Over
  • Source DSP Memory
  • Speaker Size Control
  • Car type control
  • Channel Level Control
  • Space Enhancer
  • Supreme
  • Realizer
  • Loudness
  • Stage EQ
  • Tweeter volume
  • Bass Boost
  • Drive EQ
  • Front Focus
Tuner Features
  • Station Select: Auto / Manual
  • Tuner Type: Helio
  • FM Reception
  • AM (MW/LW) Reception
  • Tuner Presets (FM/AM): 20 Presets (15FM / 5AM)
  • Up/Down Seek/Scan
  • Automatic Memory Entry (AME)
  • FM Stereo / Mono Selector
  • Radio Data System
  • Radio Text Plus
  • Traffic Information
  • Local search
  • AF Regional: Selectable: AF/AF Reg/OFF
  • Auto TP search
  • Enhanced Other Networks Function (EON)
  • Program Type Function (PTY)
CE DAB Tuner Features
  • DAB+ tuner built-in
  • Digital Radio Certification Mark
  • Intelligent seek
  • Tuning mode / Seek mode: Auto1/Auto2/Manual
  • Service list by alphabet order
  • Preset list
  • Alphabet Search
  • Related service
  • DAB-RDS integrated TI
  • Traffic Information
  • DAB priority
  • DAB-DAB/DAB-FM auto switch
  • Seamless DAB-FM blending
  • Time Shift
  • DLS (Dynamic Label)
  • PTY (Programme Type) search
  • PTY (Programme Type) watch
  • Announcement Switching (ASW) Select
  • TMC (Traffic Message Channel) support
  • DMB Audio (Digital multimedia broadcasting)
  • Softlink
  • Antenna power supply on/off switch
DVD Features
  • DVD Region Code: 2
  • DVD-Video
  • DVD±R/RW Compatible
  • CD-DA
  • CD-R/RW Compatible
  • CD-DA Repeat/Scan/Random play
  • ID3 Tag
  • Zoom Control (DVD/VCD)
  • MPEG Audio: 2Ch Downmix
  • Time Code Display
  • Skip/Search
  • Random Play: Folder
  • Repeat Play: Folder/File/All
  • List Access
  • Time Code Display
USB Features
  • USB terminal: Yes, 2x pig Tail
  • USB Type: 2.0 High speed
  • USB extension cable supplied: 2x 1 meter
  • Drive Change:
  • Android Open Accessory support (AOA): for Android Auto
  • Works with Android Auto
  • Works with WebLink
  • Repeat Play: Folder/File/All
  • Random play: Folder
  • Resume play
  • Time code display
  • 1,5A Charge Capability for Smartphone (BC 1.2).
iPod Features
  • Made for iPod & iPhone *
  • USB Direct Control (Audio, 1 wire, Lightning-connector)
  • Music playback
  • Album art support
  • Alphabet search
  • Skip search
  • Spotify App Link
  • iPod Accessory Protocol (iAP): iAP2
  • Works with Apple CarPlay
  • Works with WebLink: app available on the app store
  • Bluetooth Auto Paring for iPhone
  • Battery charge + power control
  • * Always update to latest Apple firmware
Android Phone Control
  • Spotify Link for Android
  • Works with Android Auto
  • Works with WebLink: app available on the Google Play Store
SD-card Features
  • SD card type: Micro-SD / SDHC / SDXC
  • Music playback
  • Repeat play: Folder/File/All
  • Random play: Folder
  • Category search
  • List access
  • Time code display
  • Resume play
Bluetooth General Features
  • Max num. of regist. phones for HFP & A2DP: 10 phones
  • Hands Free Profile with High Sound Quality HFP V1.6
  • 2 phones fulltime connection
  • Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
  • High Quality Audio Streaming: SBC/AAC
  • Serial Port Profile (SPP)
  • Simple Secure Pairing (SSP)
  • Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)
  • Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) Yes, V1.5
  • iPhone & Android automatic pairing via USB
  • Voice Dialing / Siri Eyes Free
  • Spotify App Link
  • Works with iPhone Siri
  • Catchphone / Call Waiting
  • Private mode
  • Alphabet Search (Phonebook)
  • Noise Canceller
  • Echo Canceller
  • Phone device status display
  • Signal strength display
  • Remaining battery display
  • High-quality noise canceling microphone: included
  • Bluetooth firmware upgradeable
  • * depends on phone model/make & Kenwood unit
Navigation Features
  • Guidance by Garmin
  • Touch-screen controllable
  • Inner Memory Size: 16 GB
  • Built-in Map Data: OEM CN Europe NTU 2018 ALL North
  • Built-in Map Data: OEM CN Europe NTU 2018 ALL South
  • Map Coverage: North: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovak, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom
  • Map Coverage: South: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, DOM
  • Map Update: Via download on SD card
  • Downloadable Map Update
  • Free Map Update: 3 Years (Starts after 20km first time driving)
  • Default Position Depend on locale setting
  • 3-Dimensional Map Display
  • 2-Dimensional Map Display
  • Primary/Secundary GUI
  • Auto Zoom Function
  • Text-to-Speech (TTS) Voice Guidance
  • Voice Guidance
  • Multi Destination Search
  • Automatic Re-Route
  • Way Points (Favorites)
  • Traffic Message Channel Built-in
  • Easy-to-use Graphical Interface
  • ecoRoute™
  • Turn-by-turn' directions
  • Lane assist
  • Globe view (world mapping)
  • Multi-route choice
  • Trip log output to PC via USB
  • Traffic Trends
  • Speedcamera alert: upload via USB (third party poi)
  • INRIX traffic: Yes
  • INRIX Parking: Yes, (2 years Free Trial)
  • INRIX Gas Price: Yes, (2 years Free Trial)
  • INRIX Weather: Yes, (2 years Free Trial)
  • INRIX RoadWeather: Yes, (2 years Free Trial)
  • INRIX Traffic Free Trial: 2 years
  • Trip Computer
  • Speed Limit Indicator
  • Faster Routing & Map Display
  • Map Buttons and Map Tools
  • Door to Door Navigation (point addressing)
  • Points of intrest (POI)
  • Custom POI's
  • Smart POI Search
  • POI Call Button
  • Search Bar with Predictions
  • Sunset / Sunset info
  • Vehicle Position Sensing: by GPS
  • Turn-by-Turn Instructions
  • Day/Night Colour mode
  • Detour Re-Routing
  • Route Preference Function
  • GPS Info page
  • Customizable vehicle profile information
  • Phone call by POI search (Bluetooth Function)
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Customer reviews

John Mills on 03/04/2019 5 star rating

A superb piece of equipment, a complete media system in one package fitted to my Mitsubishi ASK - impressed with the online purchase and technical knowledge of the staff

John Mills on 19/03/2019 5 star rating

Prior to me placing an order will you please confirm that the Kenwood / Garmin DNX 5180 dab will replace the DNX 4230 dab without alterations to the vehicle i.e wiring / fascia on my Mitsubishi ASX 2015 Kind regards John

Brilliant quality
PETER on 20/11/2018 5 star rating

I’ve just had this fitted to my Kia Sorento and now the wife wants one I’ve had several head units in the past , but this is by far the bes. Will be ordering the wife’s next week

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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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"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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