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Kenwood-dnx9140.4578497
6.9 out of 10

Kenwood DNX9140

The Kenwood Excelon DNX9140 is the flagship model in Kenwoods 20 Read more

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Overall 10
10

Product exactly as described.

ShinAkumaYo, Amazon
6 August 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Interface is lacking..

Joe, Amazon
19 December 2011
  • Summary: I've had this unit for two years. This player offers great functionality. I love the Garmin integration and the iPod functionality through the unit. The controls can even be used to skip a sond while listening to the Pandora app on the iPhone. Where this unit falls short is in the interface. The touch controls are poorly designed and hard to operate while driving. They are also confusing and take a bit to figure out.
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Overall 8
8.0

Super radio, glad I got it.

Thierry A. Godette "Thierry", Amazon
26 June 2010
  • Summary: Bought this radio a couple weeks ago and just love this unit. It took me some time to learn how everything works, ipod, ipod video, DVD, navigation, bluetooth and XM. It has great sound, the navigation system gives you the street speed limit that you are on, on the right hand corner. When you play the ipod you get the name of the song, album cover and artist. With a couple thousand songs on the ipod with random play, I don't need XM any more.
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Overall 10
10

Great Head Unit, One Missing Feature

Jason VanPatten, Amazon
20 June 2010
  • Summary: Absolutely superb head-unit/nav system/etc. I had someone else do the installation, so I can't really comment properly on the ease of install. But using it, while seemingly complicated, really isn't bad at all. A little experimentation with the various controls and I had most of the features figured out. Works great with my iPod Touch, as well as my iPhone 3G from a Bluetooth and music perspective.
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic Head Unit

Donald P. Mori, Amazon
12 June 2010
  • Summary: Finally, I've managed to unclutter my windshield. I now have my cell phone, GPS, XM radio, Traffic receiver, DVD player and CD player all in this one unit. The Garmin nav system is GREAT and works just as my Garmin Nuvi 880 worked. Satellite radio is fully functional and the bluetooth interface works flawlessly with my LG cellphone. I have now been able to clean up all the clutter (wires & devices) that have litterd my windshield and dashboard.
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Overall 10
10

DEFINITELY worth the money!

Jamie, Amazon
29 May 2010
  • Summary: Before getting the 9140, I had a Kenwood KVT-910. I have to say, Kenwood has outdone itself yet again. It's not perfect, but no unit will be. There are pluses and minuses to all the units out there. If you are searching for the perfect one, then you will be searching for a long time. I don't have anything bad to say about Pioneer (or any other Navigation HU out there), but all I know is that I am completely satisfied with the DNX-9140. Here are some pros and cons.
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Overall 2
2.0

Buyer Beware

Chris Schlieker, Amazon
19 May 2010
  • Summary: IMO, anyone looking at this unit should really wait to make sure the bugs are worked out before they drop their money on Beta testing the unit for Kenwood. My unit will reboot itself for no reason while I'm driving or standing still at a stop light. It gets really annoying when your trying to find a location and all of a sudden the unit reboots. They should also put a Garmin on the radio side to help you navigate to the settings you want to change.
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Overall 6
6.0

Has multiple serious issues

Sami, Amazon
15 May 2010
  • Summary: Needless to say, this unit has tremendous features, ones that I used to only dream about all in one place. Kenwood really did their market research before putting this unit together. Unfortunately their engineers slacked. Here are some serious problems with this unit, ones that if I knew it had, I would seriously consider not buying it... 1.
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Overall 8
8.0

Exceptional sound & nav, difficult to learn functionality

Solver, Amazon
8 May 2010
  • Summary: Sound quality exceeds expectations! Navigation is above average - voice commands that work! All the navigation options AND GPS SETTINGS can be set by voice command! The accuracy of voice command interface is very good. In fact, all the settings for source monitoring (tuner, DVD, iPod etc) can be accessed by voice and many settings applied the same way. As an example: changing map view from 3d to "north up" can be done completely by speaking commands.
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Overall 10
10

Feature Galore!

Sean O. Mccloskey, Amazon
1 May 2010
  • Summary: I must agree with others who say this device is complicated, but several readings of the manual and some fiddling bring you tremendously good results! I added a rear-view camera, XM radio, a 5-channel alpine amplifier, 10" Alpine subwoofer and infinity 3-way speakers and WOW! What a sound!. The unit has superb voice contrlol and amazingly diverse sound controls. I can play files from a USB hard drive and my iphone/ipod, including music videos.
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