Revive your ride
If your drive has gotten dull, the Kenwood Excelon DMX706S multimedia receiver elicits a level of giddiness that’ll have you volunteering to do snack runs for the whole neighborhood. Upgrade your smartphone control with your choice of Android Auto™ or Apple CarPlay® and enjoy it on customizable 6.95″ resistive touchscreen display. You’ll also have lots of music options, thanks to high-res audio playback and cool music service options. Want to stay wireless? Bluetooth makes it happen for hands-free calling and music streaming. Plus, Kenwood backs up their Excelon Series receivers with a 2-year warranty, and an incredibly shallow chassis makes installation less of a challenge for certain dashes.
The best smartphone integration
Plug in your Android™ or iPhone®, and you’ll Kenwood puts Apple CarPlay and Android Auto at your fingertips. You’ll get voice control access to your navigation, phone calls, weather, text messages, and all your music. Best of all, the stereo’s touchscreen controls behave like your phone’s interface, so there’s no learning curve. Get more info at www.apple.com/ios/carplay and www.android.com/auto.
Bluetooth for everyone in the car
The DMX706S lets you pair two Bluetooth-equipped phones and quickly switch between them for hands-free calling — an excellent road trip convenience. And when you’re streaming music, Kenwood’s Music Mix lets you pair five phones so everybody can pick their tunes for an on-the-fly listening session.
A vivid display
These days, vehicle cameras are a must for safer driving, and Kenwood gives you two video inputs for front- and rear-view cameras. Kenwood also provides an electronic angle adjustment for the display, so you can tailor the screen’s contrast for the best viewing in your vehicle’s dash location. This Kenwood plays video content in bright, clear detail when you’re parked. When you’re on the road, you can entertain your passengers by sending a movie from the receiver to a rear-seat screen, while you enjoy your music up front.
More music options
Great news for audiophiles — this receiver supports high-res file playback of music stored on a USB drive. Do you use Pandora™ and Spotify™ all the time on your smartphone? This receiver makes it easy (Plus, there’s Apple Music for iPhones.) And if you’re looking for radio stations that won’t fade away as you leave the city limits, add a SiriusXM tuner (not included) to this Kenwood to enjoy satellite radio’s extensive programming wherever you may roam.