Kenwood KDC-X497

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KDC-X497 – Kenwood eXcelon In-Dash 1-DIN USB/CD/MP3 Car Stereo Receiver with Built-in HD Radio
Playback of CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3 and WMA
iPod and iPhone Ready: Standard USB-to-iPod Cable compatible

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Last updated on May 9, 2019 10:12 pm


Last updated on May 18th, 2019 at 08:21 pm

  • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
  • built-in HD Radio tuner
  • built-in MOSFET amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
  • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs including discs loaded with MP3, WMA, and AAC music files
  • gloss black detachable face with variable color button illumination
  • remote control

Audio features:

  • System Q Sound Control (8 preset EQ curves and a 3-band parametric equalizer)
  • high-pass filters (speaker and preamp outputs), low-pass filter (sub preamp output)
  • speaker settings that let you tailor the sound to the size and location of speakers in your car
  • Supreme Setting improves the sound of files encoded at low bit rates
  • bass boost


  • iPod/iPhone direct control via USB input — no adapter necessary, but adding Kenwood's optional connecting cable lets you leave your iPod cable at home
  • Pandora control with iPhone
  • compatible with Kenwood's Music Control app for select Android phones
  • inputs: front-panel auxiliary and USB input
  • outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (4-volt front, rear, and subwoofer)

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