Kenwood eXcelon DNX697S Navigation DVD Receiver with Bluetooth & HD Radio | Kenwood DRV-N520 High Definition Dashboard Camera
This Bundle Includes:
(1) Kenwood DRV-N520 High Definition Dashboard Camera
Kenwood eXcelon DNX697S Navigation DVD Receiver with Bluetooth & HD Radio
The Kenwood eXcelon DNX697S Navigation DVD Receiver with Bluetooth & HD Radio is a high-quality car audio system that combines the convenience of navigation with excellent sound quality. The receiver features a 6.75″ clear resistive touchscreen and a built-in Garmin navigation system, making it easy to navigate to your destination while on the road. The receiver also plays media loaded with MP3, WMA, AAC music files, as well as high-res WAV and FLAC files, giving you a wide range of options for your music library. The receiver fits double-DIN (4″ tall) dash openings, making it easy to install in a variety of vehicles. Additionally, the receiver includes built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming, as well as a built-in HD Radio tuner and AM/FM tuner for high-quality radio broadcasts. Overall, the Kenwood eXcelon DNX697S Navigation DVD Receiver with Bluetooth & HD Radio is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a high-quality car audio system with navigation and a range of other convenient features.
Equipped with the industry leading Garmin navigation software, offering a variety of display options to make your driving easier such as Lane Assist.
Garmin 3D Terrain View
With the Garmin 3D Terrain View, life-like map contours will be displayed at low zoom levels, giving you a realistic perspective of the terrain in available areas. Previously, users were limited to simply displaying the elevation and grade levels as text on a flat map. Now, true perspectives can be achieved in a 3D format! The mapping view will reflect the curves in real time.
Enjoy convenient control of popular apps like Spotify and Pandora, built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calls and streaming music, as well as the ability to use your smartphone like a wireless remote control.
Safe, Smart and Comprehensive Control with Apple CarPlay
Apple CarPlay™ is a safer way to use your iPhone in the car. Simply talk to Siri or touch the receiver’s display to get directions from Apple Maps, make phone calls, listen to voicemail, send and receive texts, and listen to music from Apple Music or your favorite 3rd party streaming services like Pandora and Spotify, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. With the latest iOS version (iOS 12.0 and higher), 3rd party navigation apps like Google Maps and Waze are also supported.
The Best Audio Experience
Sound quality enthusiasts will love the playback support of various types of music formats,
including compatibility with FLAC files.
Simple touch screen sound customization is also available with its built-in 13-Band EQ and Digital Time Alignment.
Rich and Immersive High-Resolution Audio
High-Resolution Audio is high-quality sound that far exceeds CD standards, and can play 192kHz / 24bit sampling DSP. It captures and beautifully expresses details and nuances from the ultra-high to low frequencies.
Smooth waveforms – Loss of smoothness – Fine waveforms
Optimal Sound Performance with 13 Band Graphic EQ and Time Alignment
Use the graphic equalizer to tailor the sound quality to your unique tastes. Additional sound staging is available with the Time Alignment feature, designed to provide optimal sound performance.
Compatible with a broad range of audio file formats such as FLAC and WAV, to MP3, WMA and AAC.
High Quality Audio Parts Supporting High-Resolution Audio Reproduction
To ensure the best possible sound quality, the receivers use custom-made and carefully selected parts, such as audio quality power supply capacitors and high quality coupling capacitors. These parts are further optimized through meticulous tuning of the component values and circuit paths.
Playable FULL HD Video Files
You can play back from USB devices audio and video files compressed in various formats. See Specifications for more information.
Keeping you safe on the road ahead is our top priority.
Enjoy the Many Infotainment Features Available on the iDatalink Maestro RR
When an Automotive Data Solutions iDatalink Maestro RR is connected to a compatible KENWOOD receiver, it provides a seamless interface with factory infotainment features such as Satellite Radio, USB Media Player, Bluetooth hands-free and music streaming. Factory driver assistance systems and cameras are also retained and work as they did originally. Parking sensor display and dynamic parking guide lines are also added in supported vehicles on the rear camera screen. Vehicle information such as HVAC, performance information, and TPMS can also be displayed. Radar detector information can also be displayed on the screen when used with a compatible K40 or ESCORT* radar detector system. ESCORT compatible with Maestro RR2 only.0
Rear View Camera Input with Parking Guide Lines
An optional rear view camera enhances safety while backing up and monitoring behind your vehicle. Built-in, adjustable parking guidelines further add to its effectiveness.
4 Camera Inputs
To enable a smarter driving experience, receivers featuring 4 camera inputs allow for the utmost in convenience, flexibility, and safety. With 4 camera inputs, you can connect a front camera, a KENWOOD dashboard camera (DRV-N520 sold separately), and rear and side (blind spot) cameras. Alternatively, 4 camera inputs can support several other configurations, including the connection of 2 side cameras, a front camera, and a reverse camera. Camera switching is available using on screen controls, or automatically for side cameras when an optional iDatalink Maestro RR is connected (supported vehicles only).
Dash Cam Link Ready so You Can Drive with Maximum Comfort
Full HD video recording is available with a compact windshield mount camera that can record every event in front of you while you drive. High Dynamic Range (HDR) allows flawless recording regardless of extreme bright light or very dark conditions. With a built-in gyro sensor, if an accident occurs it will be saved in a separate portion of memory within the 8GB SD card for viewing. Additional safety and warning features can be activated to avoid frontal collisions or remind you if traffic has moved in front of you.
DNX697S Additional Features
- Customizable Multi Widget Screen: You can customize your home screen by selecting four widgets. Depending on the model, widget options can include album art of current song, clock, compass, photo frame, visualizer, weather, turn-by-turn, Garmin navigation and more.
- Equipped with Dual USB Ports: Play your music from one USB port and use the other to charge your device, or charge both at the same time.
- SiriusXM Radio Ready: Access additional music, sports and entertainment content on the go with SiriusXM Radio.
(Optional SiriusXM tuner required, sold separately)
- Built-in HD Radio Tuner: HD Radio has the best selection of local radio with amazing features and no monthly fees. HD Radio provides CD sound quality from digital FM stations and FM sound quality from digital AM stations. You can even access additional HD multicasting stations that are not available on traditional analog radio.
- Remote Control (Optional): This receiver unit can be operated using the optional remote control KNA-RCDV331.
Kenwood DRV-N520 Drive Recorder for select Kenwood video receivers
Add theKenwood DRV-N520 Drive Recorder assistant and dash camera to select Kenwood multimedia receivers to enhance your driving experience. When it’s connected to the receiver’s front camera input, you’ll gain an in-dash view of whatever this dash cam records, plus departure delay warnings, collision alerts, and more.
When connected to select Kenwood touchscreen receivers, you’ll receive warnings like this to help you drive more safely.
Kenwood keeps you alert
This dash cam provides two key features that’ll help you drive more safely:
Collision Avoidance Warning provides you with audible alerts if you’re traveling too close to the vehicle ahead of you.
Departure Delay Warning gives you a heads up when you’re stopped if traffic in front of you has started to move again.
Everything you’d expect from a dash cam
The Kenwood DRV-N520’s fully automated camera will start recording once the engine is turned on and stop when the engine is turned off. When you’re driving, this camera records a high-resolution, Full HD, wide-angle view of the road to keep a record of anything unexpected. High Dynamic Range technology compensates for sudden lighting changes to ensure you’re always recording the best picture possible.
If you’re in accident…
If you’re involved in an accident, this device’s built-in G-Sensor will detect hard braking or a collision, then save the last, current, and next recordings, preserving a complete record of the event. Video is saved to the included microSD™ card for playback, using the Kenwood Drive Reviewer PC software. You can also set the DRV-N520 to record when the ignition is off — a built-in motion sensor will activate when triggered and record whatever (or whomever) is on the other side of the windshield.
Connects to compatible KENWOOD Multimedia receivers
Dash Cam ready receivers are compatible with the DRV-N520 Dash Camera. The camera records in full HD video capturing every event that occurs on the road ahead, and also provides safety features such as collision avoidance.
Linking Video and Position
Able to display driving footage, as well as direction and position of vehicle on the map when replaying video recordings. Records not only video but also map-linked data, by integrating highly-accurate positional data from the navigation system in the drive recorder. *This function is available for DNX995S and DNX875S.
DRV-N520 Recorded videos can be displayed on the large screen, and operated from the touch panel.
Brand Kenwood eXcelon Model Kenwood eXcelon 337019
microSDXC/SDHC card 8GB to 256GB supported.How do I download videos to my Kenwood dash cam? ›
Connect your dashcam to your PC/Mac via the USB cable supplied. Alternatively, remove the SD card from the dashcam and insert this into your PC/Mac or SD card reader device. Then open up the KENWOOD Video Player desktop software, and you can download/display video footage.How do you format SD card Kenwood dash Cam? ›
- Right-Click on the SD card.
- Click Format.
- Change Allocation unit size to Default allocation size.
- Ensure Quick Format is checked.
- Click Start.
- These steps will format the SD card to be readable by Garmin Express and the Kenwood navigation system.
A Bluetooth pairing request should be shown on your phone, the same code should pop up on your Dash Cam screen. Tap "Pair". After your Dash Cam and phone have paired, your phone will try to connect via Wi-Fi to check if the firmware is up to date. Wait for the app to confirm the firmware version on the Dash Cam.Can I access my dash cam remotely? ›
Connect to your BlackVue dash cam anytime, from anywhere, and check on your car with Remote Live View. Play recorded video clips remotely and back-up important ones to the Cloud or your phone. Monitor progress and access location data, GPS logs and Driving Reports courtesy of the realtime Live Tracking feature.How long will a 32GB SD card last in a dash cam? ›
Best for Driving Recording
A 32GB card is great for value for those who use their dash cams for driving recording. Typically this translates to about 3-4 hours of 1080P recording, which is more than enough for most drivers.
The data is stored on a 64 GB SD card. This SD card will hold approximately 40 hours of video.How long does a 128GB SD card last in a dash cam? ›
The higher the megabyte capacity, the more footage it can store, thus the 64GB U3 can record 8 hours of HD footage, while the 128GB U3 can easily manage 16 hours of HD footage. Keep in mind, these storage numbers are halved if using a Rear Camera Module.How do I watch my dash cam footage? ›
Dashcams have a micro-USB or USB Type-C data port which can be used to connect the device to a computer. All you need is a suitable USB cable. Once you have copied the video to your computer, you should be able to review it using the native video player. If not, consider a universal video player like VLC Player.What is the phone number for Kenwood dash cam? ›
Updating the Program
Turn off the power of device by turning off the ignition of the vehicle. Insert the SD card in the device. Turn on the power of device by turning on the ignition of the vehicle. The device will automatically show the "Firmware updating?" on the screen.
For the best recording performance, we suggest that you format the memory card quarterly. You can format the memory card on your dashcam, in the DrivePro App, or on your PC using a card reader.Do I have to format a new SD card for a dash cam? ›
Yes. It is very important that your SD card is formatted regularly, for most customers we recommend formatting your SD card every 2-3 weeks using the cameras setup menu.How often should I format my dash cam SD card? ›
It is essential that you format your SD card every 2-3 weeks to delete the Protected filed and free up space on your memory card for new recordings. You can re-format the card by two methods: On the Dash Cam itself.Can a dash cam be used as a security camera? ›
This particularly useful in a parking lot, or when left overnight on a busy street with lots of parked cars, as the dash cam effectively works as an in-car security camera that can at night time too.Can I track my car with dash cam? ›
GPS records accurate speed and location data for your Dash Cam while you're driving. This will keep track of your vehicle's physical location, to show the route travelled, and the speed you are going. This can be vital in pinpointing exactly where an incident has happened, which can be crucial in an insurance claim.Do I need GPS and WiFi on dash cam? ›
While GPS is not required in a dash cam, it can help you to provide useful information when you must share the footage with the police or an insurance company. When you are trying to prove that you were not at fault, it will identify speed limit signs and the speed you were traveling before impact.Can a dash cam hear you? ›
Let's get it out of the way – Yes, dashcams record audio. They do. And it can be a problem. This may vary from state to state, but eavesdropping is punishable by law so you should be careful.Does a dash cam record when screen is off? ›
Dash cameras are designed to record all the time when your car is powered on. Many cameras allow you to turn the power on or off manually, but most power up immediately and begin working as soon as they are plugged into a 12V power source or hardwired into the car's fuse box.Is it better to hardwire a dash cam? ›
Hardwiring a dash cam to a car/fleet's fuse box is the most effective installation method to power up your dash cam 24/7, even when your vehicle's engine is turned off. It eliminates the need to have your dash cam plugged into the cigarette lighter socket of your car, providing a constant flow of electrical power.
It is a good idea to remove your dash cam once you have left the vehicle to avoid your car being broken into. If you have parking mode on your camera or want to keep it in the vehicle it is best to place it in a discreet place.What happens if an SD card is full dash cam? ›
The right card for the job
All of our dash cams have continuous loop recording. This means when the memory card is full, it will automatically overwrite the oldest video. For that reason, it's important you use an SD card from a reliable source that can handle the stress of writing video files all the time.
U3/V30 microSD cards are intended for dash cam (and security camera) use, so you can opt for one of these if you wish. Some microSD cards such as Samsung's Evo Plus and San Disk's High Endurance microSD cards will offer better durability than others.What is the best SD card speed for dash cam? ›
Generally, Class 10 (10MBs per second) does the trick even if you record 1080p HD images. Here are a few things to consider when choosing a memory card for your dash cam: Resolution – The higher the resolution, the greater the storage space requirement.What SD card should I use for dash cam? ›
Virtually all dashcams use SD (Secure Digital) cards, but most are gravitating toward microSD cards. Even if your dash-cam only takes SD cards, an SD adapter allows the use of a microSD.Can you put a bigger SD card in a dash cam? ›
Some Dash Cams can use a larger card. For more info on compatibility see SD Memory Card Sizes for Automotive Devices. If using a 64GB or larger card in a compatible Garmin Dash Cam, the microSD will need to be formatted on the Dash Cam itself. Most Garmin Dash Cams will format the card automatically.How much time does it take to record on a 128GB SD card? ›
|Video Recording Time**|
|Recording speed||24 Mbps||17 Mbps|
|128GB||640 min||960 min|
|256GB||1280 min||1920 min|
|400 GB||2000 min||3000 min|
This is indicated by a C symbol surrounding a number. On most modern SD cards, that number is 10, which is the highest classification for this class. Class 10 cards are capable of at least 10 megabytes (MB) per sec. Since most cards are capable of much, much faster speeds, this symbol is a bit outdated.What is the best video player for dash cam? ›
While other media players can often play back dash cam video, The Dashcam Store™ recommends using VLC media player to watch videos that you have recorded on your dash cam. VLC is a reliable, free, and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays almost all multimedia files.How reliable is dash cam footage? ›
A dash cam can help show a visual account of a crash, which is more reliable than trying to recall the details of a crash from memory. Dash cam footage is an impartial and unbiased witness to the event.
Good build quality, is not excellent, expect some flaws, fair/poor build quality is significantly lower than excellent - Expect Quality Assurance problems, and other problems built into the camera. - 1-2 years for good, fair/poor 6months-year, maybe less in hot climates.How do I buy a good dash cam? ›
- Field of View (FOV) One of the first things you should consider is how wide the dashcam can see. ...
- Number of Cameras. ...
- Video Resolution and Quality. ...
- Audio Recording Option. ...
- Storage Capacity. ...
- Mounting and Placement. ...
- Transferring Files. ...
WiFi Feature in Dash Cam
This feature works like Bluetooth operates on any other device; the only difference is that the dashcam uses wi-fi signals instead of Bluetooth. Connecting your smartphone to the dashcam through Wi-Fi lets you download all the recorded files directly to your phone from the ROVE app.
At a minimum, 1080P Full HD is recommended to ensure that details, such as license plates, are captured clearly. High resolution is also useful for better clarity of zoom-in images. Frame rate, commonly referred to as frames per second (FPS), indicates the number of frames or images taken per second to make up a video.Why does my Kenwood dashcam keep turning off? ›
The most common cause is a faulty capacitor or lithium-ion battery. Your dash cam uses their energy to save the last file and turn off the camera properly. If there's not enough energy, the camera instantly turns off which corrupts the file. See above for fixes which is to try charging the camera for several hours.How long will a 16gb SD card last for dash cam? ›
The number of saved hours of video that a dash cam can record will vary by device and recording quality, among other factors, but here are some general estimates for different capacity SD cards recording at 1080P resolution with a single view: 8 GB – 55 minutes. 16 GB – 110 minutes (1.8 hours)How long will a 256GB SD card record dash cam? ›
With a capacity of 256GB, the microSD card will record approximately 37.7 hours* of HD footage before the Dash Cam overwrites the oldest recordings, or 26 hours* if using a rear-view module. This provides you with enough capacity to capture any incident and ensure you have the evidence you need.Is it better to format SD card in camera or computer? ›
Without getting into the technical details, the general consensus is that you should always format your memory card in your camera and not on your computer. If you use your computer to format your cards, there's a chance your camera may not be able to read the file structure properly.Why is my dashcam SD card full but no files? ›
If your SD card shows used space but no files, then it can be an indicator of a virus or malware presence. The easiest way to fix this is by using any reliable anti-virus tool that you can use on your computer or smartphone to scan the SD card.Why won't my SD card work in my dash cam? ›
If your SD card is not working on dash cam, the first thing you should do is turn off the dash cam, remove the SD card, and then reinsert it into the slot. This time, you need to make sure that the gold contacts of the card are facing toward the dash cam and the card should be pushed until it clicks into place.
Do Dash Cameras Record All the Time? Dash cameras are designed to record all the time when your car is powered on. Many cameras allow you to turn the power on or off manually, but most power up immediately and begin working as soon as they are plugged into a 12V power source or hardwired into the car's fuse box.Why won't my Kenwood connect to my phone? ›
Restart Car Receiver and KENWOOD Remote App. Turn off Bluetooth on your phone, and turn it on again. Delete all pairing information in the Car Receiver, and in the Phone. Then try pairing one more time.How do I connect my Kenwood to WIFI? ›
- Press the <HOME> button to display the Home screen.
- Press the <MENU> button.
- Touch [Setting].
- Slide Wi-Fi to ON.
- Touch [Wi-Fi].
- Select the Wi-Fi access point to register from the list.
- Input the Password.
- Touch [Connect].
While GPS is not required in a dash cam, it can help you to provide useful information when you must share the footage with the police or an insurance company. When you are trying to prove that you were not at fault, it will identify speed limit signs and the speed you were traveling before impact.Why is my dash cam not connecting to Wi-Fi? ›
Check if your camera has an SD card inserted. Check if your phone's Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are turned on. Navigate to [Connection Settings] -> [Connection Setting Switch] and set it to Auto. Check if the App is connected to another camera's Wi-Fi.How do I access my dash cam? ›
- Detach the dashcam from its mounting.
- Connect the dashcam to the computer using a suitable USB cable.
- On your computer's file manager, look for a new USB drive.
- Open this to browse the videos stored on the dashcam.
- 1) Launch Mirroring for KENWOOD App on your Android Smartphone.
- 2) Press "Start now" to start capturing your Android screen.
- 3) Press "OK" to start Mirroring for KENWOOD.
- 4) Turn on "Overlay Permission" of Mirroring for KENWOOD.
- 5) Turn on "Accessibility Service" to be able to filter drive-safe apps.
1) Make sure that the vehicle is parked, and the parking brake is On. 2) Launch "KENWOOD Smartphone Control" application on your Android device. 3) Connect the Android device to the Multimedia Receiver via MHL or HDMI.What is the password for Kenwood Bluetooth? ›
Input the PIN code ("0000") in the Bluetooth device. Check that registration is complete on the Bluetooth device. PIN code is set to "0000" as the default. You can change this code.Why won't my dash cam connect to my iPhone? ›
Turn off the Wi-Fi of your smartphone. Also, turn OFF the dashcam's Wi-Fi by pressing the Wi-Fi button on the side of the dashcam, wait for 10~15 seconds and press the button once again to turn it back on. Now turn on your smartphone's Wi-Fi and try to connect to the dashcam.
The MyNextbase Connect App is the gateway to Alexa Voice Control and Emergency SOS features, as well as including options for you to edit and share your videos quickly and easily. MyNextbase Connect is available to download free on the Google Play Store (requires Android 5.1 and up).How does dash cam with Wi-Fi work? ›
Wireless dash cams upload your footage to the cloud over a secure connection, which can make it more difficult for unauthorized users to gain access. Some of the best dash cam solutions available, like Samsara's AI Dash Cams, make data security a key focus.