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The Kenwood KDC-MP745U is a mid-range single-DIN car audio receiver.

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AUX port works with a wide variety of devices, no compatibility issues

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most controls run through one knob, easy to use while driving

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preamps for front, rear and sub rated at 4 volts - perfect for high end amplifiers

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CD player will read scratched CDs, never skips

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remote is thicker than most, makes it easier to handle

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some find the faceplate interface confusing until they work out how it is used

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owner's manual is confusing and complex

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The Kenwood KDC-MP745U is a mid-range single-DIN car audio receiver. An AUX input ensures it works with any portable media device, while a USB port enables special iPod/iPhone functionality. Users can control, browse, and search in a variety of ways a connected iPod via the receiver interface. Like the KDC-MP445U, the receiver supports Bluetooth, satellite radio, and HD radio via separately purchased accessories. It offers an upgraded, 5-line display, however, and adds AAC support to the unit's CD player, which also supports MP3 and WMA audio. The MP745U also features more advanced sound EQ functionality than lower-end models. The unit is equipped with three 2.5V preamp outputs, and reaches 50 W of power output per channel, or a total of 200 W.

  • 1-DIN form factor
  • Full Dot 5-line display
  • CD player
  • MP3/WMA/AAC support
  • AM/FM tuner with iTunes tagging
  • AUX input
  • USB port with 1-Wire iPod Direct Connect
  • iPod/iPhone control
  • Advanced iPod/iPhone search functions
  • iPod playlist function
  • Function presets
  • Sound Excellence DSP
  • 4x50W max. power output
  • 3 2.5V preamp outputs
  • Remote control
  • Bluetooth with optional accessory
  • HD/SAT radio with optional accessory
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