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About a year ago I purcahsed a headunit on ebay (wasn't hot, came in the box). It was a Kenwood 25th anniversery edition and it just so happens the color match was perfect. It has a 2 inch 64 color display that I had been trying to hack, just as I was getting close Kenwood released an image tool so you can import images onto the headunit's display.
These images are crappy because I have a shaky hand and no tripod and a crappy camera


This is a quick file I made real quick in PAINT.

For other Kenwood excelon users you can download the software here:
http://www.kenwood.net-disp.co....html

This thing has more features than I know what to do with. It has an aux-input, iPod adapter (hooked up in my glove box), sub outputs, 4 RCA outputs, remote control, removable faceplate, built-in gyroscopes... It can record 0 to 60 times! (not like it matter son my 2.0) and it can also tell you how many g-forces you are pulling in two directions! The clock even automatically syncs from a signal it gets.
 

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Re: Perfect color match kenwood head-unit with custom VW display (jrowny)

Not too shabby but this isn't MKIV related. Maybe throw a pic of your car in here.
 

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Re: Perfect color match kenwood head-unit with custom VW display (Rob'sVR6)

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Not too shabby but this isn't MKIV related. Maybe throw a pic of your car in here.

How is it NOT MK4 related? The colors of the headunit match PERFECTLY to MKIV! And there are 3 pictures of the inside of my car!
 

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Re: Perfect color match kenwood head-unit with custom VW display (jrowny)

yeah the kenwoods match pretty well
my freind got in my car and was like wow that matches perfectly and mine is a lower model (kdc 3028)
 

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I have the 25th 01D HU and can put 10 images on mine. I have 10 different dub pics in full resolution (well I think they are 320 color) I wish I had a picture but I dont. Ill have to take some soon.
 

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I have the 25th 01D HU and can put 10 images on mine. I have 10 different dub pics in full resolution (well I think they are 320 color) I wish I had a picture but I dont. Ill have to take some soon.

Mine can hold 8 images and 2 movies but only 64 color
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where can i get one of these headunits, but i dont wanna spend alot of money.ebay?are there specific kenwood's that match perfectly?
 

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where can i get one of these headunits, but i dont wanna spend alot of money.ebay?are there specific kenwood's that match perfectly?

HA HA mine was $650 search for xxv-01d
I thought I had a pic of it w/ the guage lights but I dont here at work.
 

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HA HA mine was $650 search for xxv-01d
I thought I had a pic of it w/ the guage lights but I dont here at work.

bought my 01d for 350 shipped, brand new. search harder
 

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Re: Perfect color match kenwood head-unit with custom VW display (jrowny)

Quote, originally posted by jrowny »
About a year ago I purcahsed a headunit on ebay (wasn't hot, came in the box). It was a Kenwood 25th anniversery edition and it just so happens the color match was perfect. It has a 2 inch 64 color display that I had been trying to hack, just as I was getting close Kenwood released an image tool so you can import images onto the headunit's display.
These images are crappy because I have a shaky hand and no tripod and a crappy camera


This is a quick file I made real quick in PAINT.

For other Kenwood excelon users you can download the software here:
http://www.kenwood.net-disp.co....html

This thing has more features than I know what to do with. It has an aux-input, iPod adapter (hooked up in my glove box), sub outputs, 4 RCA outputs, remote control, removable faceplate, built-in gyroscopes... It can record 0 to 60 times! (not like it matter son my 2.0) and it can also tell you how many g-forces you are pulling in two directions! The clock even automatically syncs from a signal it gets.

What model is it?
 

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Re: Perfect color match kenwood head-unit with custom VW display (Rob'sVR6)

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Not too shabby but this isn't MKIV related. Maybe throw a pic of your car in here.

How is this not MKIV related??? Go back in your hole, troll.
Looks good, now you need to upload some porno pics
If AWE/Omori made a headunit, this would be it. Perfect match like whoa.
 

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There are quite a few decks that match the MKIV interior.. Sony CDX-MP70/80 is an example, also comes with the bling bling motorized front face
 

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yea, the xxv-01d is the ONLY 25th, the one that was posted by loudgli.
i really like the new 890, has a usb cable, so you can plug in say, an 80 gig hard drive and play all your mp3s.
i like the 990 because of the better screen, but it has no USB
my problem? i want the better screen, but i want USB... so i guess i'm screwed!
also, the 890 has a 64 color, like the 790 and 789, the 990 has 4096 Color OEL Display, along with the 25th anni.
my guess is that the x990 is the upgrade to last years 25th anni, and the best model (in terms of features) to get.

also, i dont think loudgli paid too much, the original msrp was like 1300, so depending on when he got it, he probably got a good deal.

why no usb on the highest model kenwood? WHY ???? WHY!???????? WHY!!!!!!!????




Modified by formulanerd at 2:06 PM 4-21-2006
 

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a little research for someone interested....
KDC-X990 - 360 Shipped - MP3 WMA AAC 4096
KDC-X890 - 285 Shipped - MP3 WMA AAC USB 64
KDC-X790 - 200 Shipped - MP3 WMA AAC 64
all pretty much sirius, hd, ipod ready, match interior colors, some have bluetooth kits, etc.


Modified by formulanerd at 2:13 PM 4-21-2006
 

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I wasn't saying I got a good deal. And I did get it cheaper than that. But also got full warranty. That was retail on it, when I got it last summer.
Im running a Dension - I20 AUX w/ 30gig ipod. It runs to my aux inputs and has power, ground and accessory for charging. Works perfectly. And I have more songs than I could want. You cant use the factory kenwood ipod adapter w/ sirius radio....atleast w/ my headunit. I do wish the 128 aac quality was a little better. But I guess my 3k system probably picks up more garbage than most. The ipod is just too convenient.


Modified by loudgli at 5:04 PM 4-21-2006
 
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