Flagship Excelon 2-DIN Multimedia DVD Receiver
With Navigation & Bluetooth

With one-touch access to entertainment, navigation, and Bluetooth technology, Kenwood’s flagship DNX9140 is the ultimate all-in-one multimedia receiver.

General Features
2DIN 6.98” Wide VGA TFT Active Matrix Display with Reverse Tilt™ Mechanism
Built-in Advanced Garmin® Navigation With USA, Canada, PR, Alaska, Hawaii Mapping
Built-In Bluetooth by Parrot®
TMC Traffic Ready (GTM10)
Built-In 5.1 DSP With Digital Time Alignment & 13-Band EQ
24-Bit Digital-To-Analog Converter
DVD-Video / DiVX Playback
iPhone/iPod Audio Video USB Direct Control With Alphabet Search
Multi-Language GUI Menu
Variable Colour Illumination
Selectable Wallpapers & Customizable Backgrounds
SAT Ready (Requires CA-SR20V + Sirius SC-C1 Tuner or KCA-XM100V + XM Mini Tuner)
HD Radio Ready
5 Volt Pre-outs x 6
2 x USB Inputs, 2 x AV Inputs, 1 x Rear Camera Input, 1 x AV Output,
2 x External Switches For Relay Control Outputs for garage doors, lighting, trunk, etc.
Firmware upgradeable (go to for latest firmware versions)
2-Year Warranty

Wide VGA Monitor
The flagship DNX9140 features a high-quality touchscreen Wide VGA monitor featuring over 1.152 million pixels. With outstanding brightness, response time and improved viewing angle, this monitor is sure to impress any viewer! Features include:

Built-In Advanced Navigation - Guidance by Garmin®
This integrated advanced navi system guides you everywhere with ease and is beautifully displayed on a large 6.98” screen. All functions are intuitively controlled by touchscreen menus and voice guidance works over the vehicle’s speaker system. There is no need to swap map discs since it comes with a built-in full-memory Garmin Navigation board that features maps of Canada, continental USA, Hawaii and Alaska. New navigation functions include:
Phone Number Search / Call (Using BT)

Built-In Bluetooth - Powered by Parrot®
The built-in Bluetooth hands-free system enables easy, safe cellular phone communications from the car. Features include:
High-quality noise cancelling microphone
Register Up To 5 Bluetooth phones
Holds up to 1000 phone numbers per registered phone
Supports Auto Phonebook Download
Supports A2DP Wireless Music Streaming
Supports Voice Recognition Dialing
Supports incoming/outgoing short-message service (SMS)
Not all features work on all phones
Bluetooth firmware upgradeable (go to for latest firmware version)

iPhone/iPod Audio Video USB Direct Control
Kenwood Multimedia receivers connect seamlessly with most iPods and the new iPhone 3G featuring audio video playback via a KCA-iP301V iPod Audio Video USB Direct Cable. Features include:
Alphabet Search
Supports Album Art
Supports Audio & Video Content Including Content Purchased From iTunes With DRM
Supports Up To 12Mbps transfer speeds
Powers and Charges Compatible iPhone/iPods
Compatible models include:
iPhone 3G
iPod Classic
iPod Video (5th/6th Gen)
iPod Nano (1st/2nd/3rd Gen)
Must update iPhone/iPod using iTunes for the latest Apple firmware

Reverse Tilt™ Mechanism
Depending on the vehicle, in-car monitors are installed in a variety of heights and angles, and this sometimes results in reduced visibility due to reflected glare from sunlight. Kenwood’s solution is the exclusive Reverse Tilt™ mechanism: in addition to the traditional tilt mechanism that allows the bottom of the monitor to be tilted forward over 5 positions, Reverse Tilt™ also allows the top of the monitor to tilt forward to eliminate reflected glare.

Built-In Sirius Satellite Protocol
Kenwood Multimedia products offer more value by including a Sirius SSP interface. By simply adding a Kenwood CA-SR20V adapter cable, you can connect a Sirius SC-C1C tuner or a SC-VDOC1 car dock cradle for your portable Sirius tuner.
DownloadFile TypeDescriptionRelease Date
DownloadOwner's ManualsOwner's Manual (pdf)Jun 03, 2009
DownloadOwner's ManualsInstallation Manual (pdf)Jun 03, 2009
DownloadOwner's ManualsVoice Command GuideJul 07, 2009
DownloadOwner's ManualsEnglish - Quick Start GuideMay 18, 2009
DownloadOwner's ManualsecoRouteNov 25, 2009

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DNX9140Spanish (GPS NAVI)View Download546
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*Kenwood encourages the safe and proper use of in-car electronics products. Please do not use Kenwood products in a manner that distracts your attention while driving or otherwise causes you to drive in an unsafe or illegal manner.

*Product descriptions, specifications and features are subject to change without notice. Some features may require the purchase of additional accessories. For proper fit, compatibility, and accessory information check with your authorized Kenwood dealer.

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