Kenwood U310

Kenwood U310

MP3 / WMA / WAV / FLAC support
CD / USB / iPod Receiver “U310 / U310R” New release


from the Kenwood brand, as new products commercially available for car audio, MP3 / WMA / WAV / FLAC support ※ 1will be released from the CD / USB / iPod Receiver “U310 / U310R” the early November.※ 1: WAV / FLAC support is only USB.

Name of product

Model number

Suggested retail price (excluding tax)

Release date

1DIN receiver

MP3 / WMA / WAV / FLAC support  1

CD / USB / iPod Receiver

U310 (Blue illumination)  

Open price

Early November

U310R (red illumination)


planning Background and Product Overview

CD as well, now that music playback is being entertained in a variety of digital sound source, including MP3, even viewing on a high-quality sound format has become more familiar. In this study the Company, new, corresponds to the audio file format “FLAC” that can be played on fidelity sound quality to the original sound, usually heard enjoy digital sound source is at a high sound quality in the car MP3 / WMA / WAV / FLAC support ※ 1 CD / USB / iPod Receiver “U310 / U310R” it will release. It adopted a new design equipped with a lighting bar illumination that brings out the sharpness of the face. While entry-class, we propose as CD / USB / iPod receiver that balance of function and design to a wide range of user layer.

 U310 / U310R The main features

Newly corresponds to the “FLAC” audio file format that can be played on fidelity sound quality to the original sound

Newly correspond to the audio file format of the lossless compression method “FLAC” the sound quality does not deteriorate to the original sound.The music that was recorded in the USB device can be played in high-quality sound.

Adopted a new design equipped with a lighting bar Illumination

We’ve adopted a new design equipped with a lighting bar illumination that brings out the sharpness of the face.

Corresponding to the wide FM (FM complement broadcasting)

Equipped with FM / AM tuner. FM is, FM complement relay station to perform a simulcast of AM radio ※ 2 corresponds to, wide FM up to 99.0MHz is capable of receiving.

※ 2: The FM complement relay station, in the broadcast target area of ​​the AM radio broadcast, disaster measures and hearing loss (urban hearing loss, foreign wave interference, geographical and topographical hearing loss) for the measures, and complementary in the FM system that of the relay station for broadcasting.

Equipped with “APP & iPod Control Hand mode” that can play, music selection of this unit from the iPhone / iPod 

iPod interface cable ※ 3 using, and connect the iPhone / iPod and this unit ※ 4 and, of course, from this unit, you can control such as reproduction, selection of music from the iPhone / iPod. In addition, in connection the iPhone / iPod, you can also charge at the same time while using.

※ 3: optional requires an optional “KCA-iP102” or “KCA-iP103“.

※ 4: [corresponding iPhone / iPod] iPod touch (first to fifth generation), iPod classic, iPod nano (third to seventh generation), iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G

The music was recorded in Android ™ smartphone can be operated comfortably, “KENWOOD Music Play” ※ 5 is adopted

Android OS4.1 / Android Open Accessory Protocol 2.0 (AOA2) in the corresponding ※ 6 was our own music for the free application “KENWOOD Music Play” ※ 5 By using the, artists music that has been recorded on the Android ™ smartphone, album Guests can enjoy a comfortable music it is possible to select and playback from items such as ※ 7 .

※ 5: “KENWOOD Music Play” application I can free download from Google Play ™.

※ 6: In the case of Android OS4.1 or more, I can play in this machine music files via USB. Play operation and browsing will be operation in this machine. During playback, it allows you to check the music information on the smartphone.

※ 7: Android ™ (using a smart phone accessory cable) smartphone and a USB connection. Operation of all of the Android ™ smartphone is not guaranteed.

“Music search” is equipped with a function, the song quickly search is possible you want to hear

Easily track, with a “music search” function that allows you to quickly search. You can search using the two functions of the “alphabet search” and “Skip search”.

– “Alphabet Search” (iPhone / iPod only)

You can search by entering a keyword such as song title and artist name is included on the iPhone / iPod. Top 1-3 narrowing Enter the characters (English / number) it is also possible.

· “Skip Search” ※ 8

It is possible to use a USB device that was recorded the iPhone / iPod and music data. A recording that has been file and list to display the body, depending on the number of songs, you can search for songs while scrolling.

※ 8: Skip setting value of 0.5%, 1%, 5%, I can be selected from the 10% rate.

Equipped with a variety of audio control function

  • CD and such as AUX connection, to adjust the volume level change in each source “volume offset function”
  • More equipped with a small high-power distortion to play clear “50W × 4MOS-FET amplifier” the original sound
  • 8 types of preset equalizer curve, choose the sound quality to match, such as the music genre “dB equalizer PRO”
  • Road noise a small sound and bass which is easily drowned out by such adjusted to easy sound field listening to reinforce “Drive equalizer”
  • bass boost that it is possible to adjust the bass at the stage
  • The compression sound source to reproduce sound with a reality in the rhythmic “SOUND RECONSTRUCTION”
  • Small loudness to play a pleasant sound in volume

Other Features

  • Corresponds to the USB 1A (1 amps) output, digital audio equipment ※ 9 can be charged, such as ※ 9: operation of all of the audio device is not guaranteed.
  • Equipped with “iPod / USB key” as easily switched to the connected iPhone / iPod and USB ※ 10 ※ 10: iPhone / iPod during playback, you can switch to the ON / OFF of the “APP & iPod Control Hand mode”.
  • “Drive Change” is equipped with a function, easily possible to select the drive you want to play from the USB device in connection
  • An AM / FM broadcast stations favorite, are collectively equipped with “Mixed Preset Memory” function that you can register up to six stations
  • Equipped with the slide cover with front USB / AUX terminal, and corresponds to the connection of a variety of digital audio equipment


U310 / U310R specifications


Name of product

U310 / U310R


1DIN receiver

USB I / F unit

USB standard

USB1.1 / 2.0 (full speed compatible)

File system

FAT12 / 16/32

Maximum supply current


MP3 decode

MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3 compliant

WMA decode

Windows Media ™ Audio compliant

WAV decode


FLAC decode

FLAC files (48kHz / 16bit limited to the following)

CD section

Frequency characteristic

20Hz ~ 20kHz (± 1dB)

S / N ratio

105dB (1kHz)

Dynamic range


MP3 decode

MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3 compliant

WMA decode

Windows Media ™ Audio compliant

FM section

Reception frequency range

76.0MHz ~ 99.0MHz (100kHz step)

Practical sensitivity

8.2dBf (0.71μV / 75Ω)

Frequency characteristic

30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3.0dB)

Stereo separation

40dB (1kHz) 

AM section

Reception frequency range

522kHz ~ 1629kHz (9kHz step)


29dBμ (28.2μV)

Audio section

Maximum output

50W × 4

Rated output

30W × 4 (4Ω, 1kHz, 10% THD or less)

Common unit

Power-supply voltage

14.4V (10.5 ~ 16V)

Maximum current consumption


Embedding dimension

178W × 50H × 158Dmm

Mass (weight)


※ It does not correspond to 8cmCD.