Kenwood KDCX997 eXcelon Sing DIN In-Dash Car Stereo with Built In Bluetooth
The Kenwood Excelon KDC-X997 offers high-end sound quality, plenty of features, and expandability options for a price that might surprise you. Though the MSRP is higher, you can usually find this stereo for under $250, making it quite the bargain considering all the performance it offers. Features include HD Radio, Bluetooth, iPod/iPhone control using the USB input, and Siri control when using your iPhone. Pandora Internet Radio, iHeart Radio, and Aha Radio can also be controlled using your iPhone, Android, or Blackberry smartphone. The KDC-X997 is compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio, and also supports discs with multiple formats such as MP3, WMA, and AAC. The built-in amplifier puts out a strong 22 watts RMS over 4 channels, and advanced audio features such as digital time alignment give you enough sound control to really get output sounding how you want. The 6-channel, 4-volt preamp outputs offer plenty of options in terms of expandability, meaning you can take advantage of the relatively low price of this receiver to add more components and really customize your sound system.