U300MS Kenwood

Kenwood_U300MSKenwood U300MS

USB / iPod Receiver
MP3 / WMA / WAV / FLAC support

JVC Kenwood Kenwood brand commercial for car audio has announced to release from the beginning of June USB/iPod receivers in 2015 as additional line-up of models corresponding to connect various digital music player “U300MS”

It can be operated from any iPhone / iPod, even from the body

APP & iPod Control Hand mode equipped

If you connect the iPhone / iPod in the optional iPod interface cable, control, such as a song selection and play iPhone / iPod side (hand mode) or is also available at the receiver side.

  • can be connected iPhone / iPod. 
    iPod nano third generation to seventh generation, iPod classic, 
    iPod touch first generation to fifth generation, iPhone3G, iPhone3GS, iPhone4, iPhone4S, iPhone5, iPhone5S, iPhone5C, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone6
  • The connection, optional iPod interface cable KCA-iP102 <music playback> is required.
  • iPod nano (7th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), iPhone5S / 5C / 5, iPhone 6 Plus, to iPhone6 ​​connections, an optional iPod interface cable KCA-iP103 and Apple’s “Lightning-30-pin adapter Please use a combination of “.
  • iPod with video and iPod nano first generation, the second generation, APP & iPod control hand mode can not be used.
  • Please do drivers do not operate while driving for safety. Please operate after stopping the car in safe place when the driver operates.
  • Please do not a long time to leave the iPhone / iPod in the car. By high temperature, it can deformation and discoloration, there is a risk of failure.

Big, bright, and improve the visibility

Large 13-digit LCD equipped

Improved display capability by adopting LCD display tube. In addition to greatly enlarge the display area, it was realized the 13-digit display of the class top level.

Android ™ Open Accessory Protocol Ver.2 (AOA2) correspondence

KENWOOD Music Play support

For a connection between the terminal can not be mass storage connection, etc. Android ™ smartphone, newly correspond to the application KENWOOD Music Play for Android ™. You can track selection from the artist and album in the smartphone connection.

  • In the case of later Android ™ OS4.1, you can play in KENWOOD audio receiver music files via USB.
  • Please operate in audio receiver playback operation and browsing.
  • During playback, you can check the music information on the smartphone.
  • “KENWOOD Music Play” can be downloaded from Google Play ™ at no charge by invoking the Play store.
  • operation of this machine, it becomes correspondence in all alphanumeric.

Smartphone connection image

You can enjoy music that was recorded in Android ™ smartphones

KENWOOD Music Control correspondence

The corresponding music was recorded in Android ™ smartphone in simple easy to understand and can manage applications for Android ™ “KENWOOD Music Control”. Just as you can select and play the album or song with the iPod.

  • Android ™ (using a smart phone accessory cable) smartphone and a USB connection. Corresponding Android ™ terminal is the mass storage compatible models later Android ™ OS4.2.
  • operation of all of the Android ™ smartphone is not guaranteed.
  • other, please visit our HP for content about the connection. http://kenwood.com/products/car_audio/app/kmc1_aapp/eng/index.html
  • playable file format is MP3.
  • “KENWOOD Music Control” can be downloaded from Google Play ™ at no charge by invoking the Play store.
  • Since For the guarantee, even if the data in the terminal is lost can not assume the responsibility, please understand.
  • When Android ™ smartphone connection ※ Please do not leave the car for a long time.
  • operation of this machine, it becomes correspondence in all alphanumeric.

Resistant to dust. It can connect without hesitation even in the dark

Slide cover & Illumination with 
front USB / AUX terminal

To the USB port and AUX jack on the front connection, is equipped with a dust invade difficult to slide cover. In addition, even in a dark car, such as at night, it is easy to glance at to understand the connection of the equipment the location of the terminal in the illumination.

  • iPod interface cable, USB cable, φ3.5mm mini jack connection cable is sold separately.
  • Please do not operate such as iPhone / iPod or USB device while the vehicle is running.
  • Please do not long leave such as iPhone / iPod or USB device in the car. By high temperature, it can deformation and discoloration, there is a risk of failure.

I can music playback in high fidelity sound

Audio file format FLAC support

FLAC format is a lossless compression method that sound quality does not deteriorate to the original sound. Since it is possible to faithfully record the original music data of music CD, music that was recorded in the USB device also enables high-quality playback on this unit.

Track selection of audio files smoothly

KENWOOD Music Editor Light compatible

By using the Kenwood original PC application “KENWOOD Music Editor Light”, SD card * It is possible to edit a song that was recorded to or USB device easily on a PC. It is possible to add a database such as the title name, album name, artist name in the music file, it is susceptible to various search and smooth song selection operation as iPod.

Space design of unique digital device model

And both pleasant usability and unique design

The operation area to expand than the previous model, and ease of push placement and button on the key. We are realizing the excellent operability. It has been finished to the interface design at the same time with a series of its own personality.

Find the song you want to hear quickly

Music search function

alphabet search function can search by entering the first 1-3 characters (alphanumeric characters), such as song title and artist name is included on the iPhone / iPod * 1 is equipped with a. In addition, iPhone / iPod or USB device * 2 skip search function files and list that is included in the possible selection of music while scroll to display the body * 3 is also available. In USB, you can select songs while scrolling the display of the recording has been track.

  • * 1: iPhone / iPod only correspondence.
  • * 2: In the music environment software KENWOOD Music Editor Light but only USB device that was recorded a file that was added to the database.
  • * 3: Skip the settings you can choose from a rate of 0.5%, 1%, 5%, 10%.

Switch the drive, such as Android-powered smartphone

Equipped with Drive Change function

If you have more than one drive in the device connected to the USB, it switches the drive to play when you select this item. In the case of Android ™ smartphone, switch the built-in memory / micro SD drive.

iPhone / iPod a one-shot call

iPod key equipped

If you press the iPod key is also in use on the radio, you can switch immediately to the iPod source. In addition, during the play of the iPhone and iPod, you can Press the iPod key APP & iPod Control Hand mode of ON / OFF operation of.

  • ※ Please do drivers do not operate while driving for safety. Please operate after stopping the car in safe place when the driver operates.


  • The easy sound field listening even while traveling. 
    Drive equalizer function
  • You enjoy your favorite sound. 
    dB equalizer PRO installed
  • Compressed sound source rhythmic and realistic. 
  • 3 more powerful bass in step. 
    Bass Boost function
  • It can automatically adjust the volume of each sound source. 
    Volume offset function
  • It wants to re-source a pleasant sound in small volume. 
    Loudness function
  • We reproduce a more clear sound. 
    50W × 4 MOS-FET amplifier equipped with


  • Cover and with illumination front USB / AUX
  • iPod 1-wire direct (KCA-iP102 / 103) corresponding
  • KENWOOD Music Control (Android ™) support
  • KENWOOD Music Editor Light compatible
  • APP & iPod Control Hand mode
  • USB1A output
  • Music search function
  • Mixed Preset Memory
  • dB equalizer PRO
  • Drive equalizer
  • Sound Reconstruction
  • 3 step bass boost function
  • Large LCD
  • English / number display (13 digits)
  • 50W × 4 MOS-FET amplifier
  • Remote control compatible (sold separately KCA-RC406 correspondence)
  • AM / FM tuner
  • Clock display function
  • ※ The iPhone / iPod connection, an optional iPod interface cable KCA-iP102 <music playback> is required.
  • ※ only music playback support (you can not play the video file).
  • * 1 iPhone 5s / iPhone 5c / iPhone 5 / iPhone 6 Plus / iPhone 6, iPod touch (5th generation), the connection of the iPod nano (7th generation), please use the optional Lightning-USB cable KCA-iP103 .
  • * 2 WAV support only USB devices.


[USB I / F Unit] USB standard USB1.1 / 2.0 Full speed
File system FAT12 / 16/32
Maximum supply current DC5V 1A
Frequency characteristic 20Hz ~ 20kHz (± 1.0dB)
S / N ratio 105dB (1kHz)
Dynamic range 90dB
Channel separation 85dB
MP3 decode MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3 compliant
WMA decode Windows Media ™ Audio compliant
WAV decode Linear-PCM
FLAC decode FLAC files
[FM Unit] 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 Unit] Reception frequency range 522kHz ~ 1629kHz (9kHz step)
Sensitivity 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 10A
Embedding dimension 178W × 50H × 107Dmm
Mass 0.5kg