This Kenwood DDX8029 DVD multimedia centre is very cool and provides so many options for a fun entertaining car journey.
My boyfriend bought this and I was so glad as he always had a go at me for falling asleep in the car when he is driving as he gets bored so this fun gadget allowed me to fiddle, mess around with our tunes and kept me awake...most of the time.
It has a colourful touch screen control and has multifunctional key operation. It tilts slightly. There is a DVD menu and the audio is easily controlled while playing visual source.
There are blue illuminated control buttons with red indicator LED.
New amplifier control system with 2004+ PS amplifiers (EQ plus voltage / current / temperature / fan speed display)
The bass is rather good quality and adjustable with 2002+ PS amplifiers.
There is the usual digital clock (12 / 24 hour display).
An infra-red remote control unit included.
You can use your apple products for audio and video if you have the accessory cable. Accessory USB port and two independent USB ports for connection of external file stores.
Personalised display wallpaper plus selection of GUI skins.
Two relay outputs for automatic garage door control etc.
DVD & CD features:
DVD / DIVX / MPEG / JPEG video & DVD audio compatible player.
DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW media compatible (video format only).
MPEG 1/2 video file (.mpg) & JPEG (.jpg) playback.
WMA (Windows Media Audio) decoder.
MP3 Decoder with display of ID-3 tag information.
CD text ready. CD-R/RW compatible.
Random / Repeat / Scan play
Radio tuner features:
RDS-AF (alternate frequency) feature inaudibly retunes the receiver to the best available signal for the station that is currently selected.
TA (traffic announcement).
PTY-EON (programme type) information displays and allows selection of similar types of programme.
Full coverage of LW / MW / FM wavebands with 24 presets (18FM, 6MW, 6LW).
Auto-memory entry feature automatically stores preset stations.
Display of radio text information.
This is compatible with Kenwood CD disc changers.
Will accept auxiliary input cable.
When linked to Apple iPod, full display of iPod audio & video with touch-screen control.
Fast USB port (version 2.0) for connecting external file stores.
Automatic muting when connected car phone is in use.
Optional TV tuner can be added.
Optional Bluetooth car phone interface can be added.
All in all it's a really good piece of kit and offers an array of functions that suit all modern day needs. Its up to date and easy to use.