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  1. Kenwood DDX9905s intermittent playback including Android audio, USB & HD radio

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    My Kenwood wireless deck runs Android auto from my Samsung 10 plus. It just started having audio fade in and out between 2 and 10 seconds out each time. May be occurring while I'm driving as opposed to sitting parked. Also happens outside of Android auto environment when I use USB to play audio...
  2. (Sold) FS: Kenwood Excelon XR DDX9905S

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    I have for sale a brand new Kenwood Excelon XR DDX9905S. I bought last January and never installed it. I have recently bought the newer Kenwood Excelon XR DDX9906S instead. I bought from Crutchfield new in box. Unit was taken out of box and preliminary mounted to the adapter kit for my car...
  3. Kenwood Excelon USB problems

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    Hey all, new here, but have been doing car stereo stuff for a long time, but far from an expert. I like the Kenwood series, and the Excelons are nice. I have a DDX393, and it works well. I've been copying my vast CD collection onto a 32gb SD card, then putting that card into an SD card reader...
  4. Replacing Nak w/ Kenwood DMX706S / Infinity 6030cs & 6532ix in 2002 Subaru Legacy | any tips?

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    Using the below list of equipment I will be replacing the Nakamichi (clarion) system in a 2002 Subaru Legacy. Kenwood DMX706S Infinity Reference 6030cs Infinity Reference 6532IX Pioneer TS-SWX2502 Aftermarket Wiring Harness Aftermarket faceplate trim 50’ 12 gauge speaker wire 25’ red 8...
  5. Help please subs and amp

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    how to tune dual 1400 watts max 12 inch 4 ohm svc pioneer champion subs to a kenwood 1800 watts max output power amp I just want to know if this amp is okay and the best way to tune it to get the best sound out of my subs i like deep bass listen to alot of gangster type music I have...
  6. How many watts can a 30 amp power supply handle?

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    Hello It's me again. I'm using a Fully Regulated Low Ripple Dc Switching Power Supply (pyramid psv300). And I would like to know how many watts it can handle total? I've used a calculator on the net but I'm not sure if I should go by the 13.8 volts that it describes or the AC amount of 110-120...
  7. Something strange has happened to me today. Any ideas?

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    So it's been a stressful day today; the gain on my amps been quite high for some time from my old head unit. I went to lower it so i can take advantage of the volume. Anyhow, turn the amp down a bit but I went to press play and for some reason the head unit shot up its volume to max; honesty it...
  8. A crazy man guide of stumbling through the JBL MS-8

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    After too many experiments over an extended period of time, my system finally sounds like the musicians are on the hood. So I wanted to pass along a cheat sheet in case it helps someone in the future. All this information is probably available in other places but, either I didn’t understand...
  9. Correct Speaker Settings on Kenwood DDX395

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    I just upgraded from my DDX616 to a DDX395. Among the things that are different is a place to set types of speakers for your front, back and subwoofer. I have component front speakers with Eclipse 6x9 woofer and 1 inch tweeter in the A frame of the window. They are passively crossed over. The...
  10. FS: Kenwood KDC-X700 (NEW)

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    Product Brand & Model: FS: Kenwood KDC-X700 (NEW) Condition of all items: New Total Price: 100.00 Shipping Terms: Included in the price. Pictures: See Attached Additional info:Selling a new Kenwood radio. The original intent was to use it for my own install. The weekend I was going to...
  11. kenwood DNR935WBT System rebuilding error

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    Hi everyone, I am new to the forum. I have a system rebuilding error with a Kenwood DNR 935WBT. I read on the xda-developer forum the partition might have run out of space hence this error. The solution they suggest is to delete partition contents and perform a factory restore with the...
  12. Kenwood DDX9903S will not power on

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    Hi, I have a Kenwood DDX9903S that has been installed and working for six months. Last night the car battery was disconnected, and on reconnection the head unit will not power back on. There is a red flashing triangle at the left edge of the row of hard buttons that is flashing, but the display...
  13. Lexus LX 470 (LandCruiser) finally finished!!!

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    Are you all ready for something a little different? I wanted an off-road capable truck with a low range 4x4, that is easy to work on and all terrain tires. I wanted to be able to haul a large trailer and/or boat. I also wanted it to drive like a car & to be able to haul up to 8 people in...
  14. Building a stereo box

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    I am going to build a stereo box, possibly even make it a table, using 4 door speakers an extra double din kenwood radio I have and a small subwoofer and amp. The biggest problem I am having with designing it right now is figuring out a way to run it off of AC power. I need to find a converter...
  15. Question on JBL MS8 Gains

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    After 2 months of installing, I finally got a chance to listen to my system and it sounds great! My question is where do I measure the RCA voltage (before or after the MS8)? Since my MS8 is mounted under my passenger seat it was easier to measure it at the amps. According to my Steve Meade...
  16. Steps to tune a new full system with a JBL MS-8?

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    Steps to tune a new full system with a JBL MS-8? I am in the process of getting my first system in over 15 years installed! It is a full 7.1 system in my Lexus LX 470 (LandCruiser). I am assuming these are the steps that need to be taken in order? 1.) Fire up the MS-8 and set the MS8...
  17. New Kenwood Head Unit Making Noise

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    I recently swapped out my factory stereo in my 2000 Nissan Xterra for a Kenwood double din. The head unit is the only thing I have replaced, and ever since I installed it, it has been making a high pitched ringing noise through my speakers. It doesn't matter if the input is on tuner, aux, or...
  18. MMATS 6150, Diamond, Alpine, US Acoustics USA series, Kenwood

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    Product Brand & Model: 1. MMATS 6150D 2. Alpine MRD-F752 3. US Acoustics USA-4050 4. US Acoustics USA-2200 5. Kenwood KAC-642 6. Diamond D5 600.2 (broken) Condition of all items: 1. As new, hooked up for testing. 10/10 Box and papers included. 2. Exterior a little rough in spots, as shown in...
  19. Kenwood DDX773BH or DDX793 vs. Pioneer AVH-X3800bhs or AVH-X5800bhs; Best for SQ?

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    As stated in the title I'm looking to buy Kenwood ddx773bh / ddx793, or Pioneer avh-x3800bhs / avh-x5800bhs? I mostly play CDs still (Classical music mostly, but very ecclectic tastes) because, yes I CAN hear the difference between a WAV vs mp3. I design/mix film sound for a living. The only...
  20. Help with subs/amp install! Im new to this!

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    I have 2 4 ohm SVC 12" Kicker Subs. The RMS rating for each one is 150 watts/300 max. I also have a 1000 watt Kenwood KAC-7205 2 channel amp stable at 4 ohms. How can i wire these subs/amp safely with good performance? My car is a 2000 honda accord sedan. Dumb it down for me a bit. First...
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