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  1. cbrblade

    Kenwood CMOS-320 reverse-cam issue

    Just fitted kenwood reverse camera to my dabs7018 problems im having when i select reverse it wont flick to camera i have to manually press camera on head unit when i take it out of reverse its just a blank screen,my old t5 used to flick back to whatever source i was using any ideas
  2. osman

    kenwood dnx 9190 dabs

    Hi just a warning to anyone considering buying one of these.. mines been in for "repair" due to dust contaminating under the touch screen.. its been cleaned (in the process they have damaged the paint on the tiny screws holding it together. and sent it back with still a few particles of dust...
  3. Y

    Kenwood DNX9190DABS user experience?

    I currently have a Pioneer AVIC F980DAB. Satnav has to be the slowest starting sat nav I've ever experienced and sound quality is just OK, nothing more. (I have upgraded speakers and an amplifier). I'm going to install Absolut5's 'Signature' set up but am considering upgrading the headunit to...
  4. W

    Kenwood DNX516DABS and reversing camera

    Hi all picked up our t6 which has a Garmin DNX516DABS headunit fitted. I’m told the head unit was factory reset before we picked it up and now the reverse camera display is black screen whereas it was working before the reset and showing the picture behind the van. the seller has taken it out...
  5. M

    Kenwood DNX518VDAB - sat nav not displaying on MFD

    Hi - just had a Kenwood DNX518VDAB fitted and driving back checking it’s functionality. I thought the sat nav directions should display on the MFD but they don’t? Is this correct? Any advice really appreciated.
  6. J88arv

    Kenwood 8019 with VW logo

    Anybody know how to put the VW logo on the above headunit or any sign/pic that is?? thanks
  7. L

    How turn kenwood media centre off?

    Recently acquired a T6 with a Kenwood media centre incorporating a reversing camera. Am I being slow or is it not possible to turn the media centre off (perhaps because of the reversing camera) ?
  8. D

    DNX516dabs satnav firmware update

    I have searched the forum for info on this but no joy. Im trying to update the firmware for my maps. I have followed all the download instructions to the letter …. i think. When I insert the USB stick into the system it recognises the USB but says "no media" rather than starting the download...
  9. cbrblade

    Radio Not Turning Off

    Hi all just bought a 2016 t6 with a kenwood 7018 dabs radio is there a reason why it doesn't turn off when key is removed ,tried using a piggyback fuse which shut it off , then when i switch it on again it needs setting up again ie all stations not stored etc
  10. L

    Issue Installing Kenwood 8019

    I've just had a Kenwood 8019 install however everytime i turn on the ignition it gives the message " the system could not start. please contact your support center" has anyone else encountered this? i have an update file ready to load however this issue stops the upload from commencing at all...
  11. M

    Kenwood Dnx-525dab Black Screen

    Hi All My Kenwood DNX-525DAB seems to have died recently. Initially the symptoms were a blank screen upon switch on, with just the red triangle light above the CD slot glowing. In the dark, it could also be seen that the screen had a very faint glow, although there was nothing on it. I tried...
  12. A

    Aftermarket Headunits (kenwood) Do

    I have test fitted DNX9180DABS today. At the front I have got Eton 2.1 fitted with some Silencoat to keep vibrations down. The rear speakers are Kenwood coaxial 17cm speakers. Kenwood does not sound as good as basic VW headunit. I have tried all sorts of adjustments, but bass wise Kenwood is...
  13. A

    Kenwood Dnx Steering Wheel Interface

    I have bought second hand Kenwood DNX9180DABS and need steering wheel interface/ can adapter? It came with connects2 VW info adapter, but it's not displaying radio stations. Any help would be appreciated.
  14. osman

    Kenwood Head Unit DNX9190dabs dust under screen

    Hi, I’ve only had this unit a few months, it came highly recommended, and comes with a high price tag !! Just look at the touch screen, after such a short time of owning it, this is dust... underneath the screen, or rather inside it, and once noticed, you see it constantly .. a serious design...
  15. OllieGBR

    Alpine Halo 9 Bs Kenwood Dmx8019

    Has anyone had experience with either of these units? I like the Kenwood, my wife prefers the Halo 9. I know from @Absolut5 what the differences are, just can’t choose. I worry that the Apline unit might vibrate as it’s a floating screen? cheers Ollie.
  16. K

    Canbus Adaptor?

    Van just back from headunit install, no steering wheel control, no MFD data either. The Kenwood DNX516DAB was out my old van so I needed to supply various bits and bobs. The main issue is the steering wheel controls and MFD data which, apparently, don't work because I should have known that I...
  17. MelKno

    Help With Fuse Location Kenwood Dnx518vdabs

    Hi, our Kenwood has lost all power. Thought we’d try to change the fuse in first instance but struggling to locate on the panel. Can anyone help? Thank you
  18. C

    Kenwood 8019dab Is It Worth Upgrading

    Everyone seems to be giving really good reviews on the Kenwood 8019DABS unit and I am wondering if it is worth me upgrading? Do you notice a big quality difference in sound with aftermarket speakers and amp? I currently have the VW Sat Nav unit, which is ok but I hate the sat nav and so I end...
  19. Absolut5

    Kenwood Dmx8019dab With Wireless Apple Carplay/android Auto

    The Kenwood DMX 8019dab is proving to be a massive hit with you guys It has the following features - Dab Twin USB Bluetooth Wireless Apple CarPlay Android auto/mirroring Ability to display the factory parking sensors Reverse camera input Optional dash camera control We can supply this...
  20. osman

    Kenwood Cmos-230 Reversing Camera Fitting To T6 Tailgate

    Has anyone fitted one of these? I'm just about to start and was wondering if anyone had any advice.. the position is quite straight forward .. but was wondering about where to drill the cable hole etc and how to route the cable... what method to use..
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