United Kingdom



WAV/AAC/WMA/MP3/CD-Receiver with Changer Control and USB Interface

KDC-W9537U features a brand new Digital-Audio-Platform, an innovative platform that improves dynamic range and controls noise levels. The DAP model is also capable of ripping from CDDA to WMA format or copying USB data to its built-in 512MB flash memory. To top it off, it incorporates SRS WOW HD for greater sound quality, while the 4,096 OEL display provides rich, vivid colour reproduction
  • Detachable Faceplate
  • IR remote controller included
  • OEM Wired Remote Control ready

Key Features

Full Motorized Slide-Down Mechanism TDF
50w x 4, Max Output Power
Mini-jack AUX input, 3 goldplated RCA preouts
USB interface port
WAV/MP3/WMA/AAC Decoder Built-in
iPod Direct & Bluetooth Ready
OEL display (customizable)
Digital DSP Built-in
Rotary Encoder & Multi Control Wheel for Easy Operation
CD Ripping function with 512Mb internal memory

General Features

Detachable FaceplateYes
Protection Case For FaceplateYes, Soft Case
Faceplate MechanismFully Motorized Slide-Down
Angle Adjustment3 steps
Disabled System Indicator (DSI)Yes
Security Code FunctionYes
Rotary Encoder & Control KnobYes
Operation mode4-Directions + Push + Rotary
Multi control wheelYes
Installer MemoryYes
User MemoryYes
Back-up Memory
Attenuator with Smooth Volume ReturnYes
Touch Sensor ToneYes
IR remote controller includedRC-547
Digital Clock (24H)Yes
All-off Select (20/40/60 minutes)Yes
Built-in ConnectorMolex 16 pin
ISO connectorYes, Molex to ISO cable

Display Features

Display TypeMulticolour(4,096colours) OEL(Organic Electro-Luminescence) Display
Display LayoutFull Dot (256x64dot)
Spectrum Analyzer
Dimmer Control2 steps - Automatic
Display Off ModeYes
Demo ModeYes
Special Character DisplayNo
Display CustomizeYes

Cosmetics features

Front/edgePiano black
Dress plateTin Cobalt Plated
Escutcheon finishPiano Black
Volume & operation knob or wheelChrome Plated
Volume & operation knob illuminationBlue
Triangle IlluminationRed
Key illuminationBlue

USB Features

USB terminalYes, Rear
USB TypeUSB1.1 / USB 2.0
MP3 playback with ID3 Tag DisplayYes
WMA (Windows Media File) playbackYes
AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) playbackYes
WAV (Waveform Audio Format) playbackYes

iPod Features

Made for iPodYes
iPod control by 5L busYes, with optional KCA-iP500
USB Direct control (Audio & Video, 2 wire, 30-pin connector)with optional cable KCA-iP200
Music playbackYes
Music library searchYes
Works with iPod Classic *
Works with iPod Video *5th/6th generation
Works with iPod Touch *
Works with iPod Nano *1st/2nd/3rd/4th Gen
Battery charge + power controlYes
* Always update to latest Apple firmware

External Media Control Features

Dual Changer Control (CH1, CH2 & AUX)Yes
CD Text Ready with Compatible KENWOOD UnitsYes
Disc & Track RepeatYes
Disc & Track ScanYes
Disc & Track Random PlayYes
Disc Name Preset Play (DNPS)Yes
iPod Control with KCA-iP500Yes

Audio Features

Maximum Output Power50W x 4
Auxiliary inputYes, Rear
Auxiliary TypeMini-jack
Pre-out3 Gold plated RCA
Pre-out Output Level5V
Subwoofer Reference Level Adj.Yes
Built-In Amplifier Cut-OffYes
Dual-Zone Source & Volume ControlYes
Dual-Zone (FRONT / REAR Switchable)Yes
Source Tone Control & MemoryBass / Mid / Treble
Balance/Fader/Loudness ControlYes
Bass Boost Circuit
Att.(-20dB) with smooth Volume ReturnYes
System Q_EX (Preset & Manual Sound Control)Yes


Parametric Equalizer - 4 BandsYes
Sound Management SystemYes
SRS WOW Digital (SRS 3D/TrBass/Focus)Yes
SRS WOW HDDigitalYes
ODD (Offset Dual Differential) D/A SystemYes
Digital System E's+Yes


Changer Control (5L-Bus)Yes
AUX input (5L-Bus)Yes
iPod I/F Control (5L-Bus)Yes
Bluetooth Control (5L-Bus)Yes
PS Amplifier Control System (5L-Bus)Ps Amplifiers ('02 - '06)
iPod Direct Control (2 wire)Yes
B.M.S.Control ('99-'03 Amps)Yes
Advanced B.M.S. Control ('02 Amps)Yes
OEM Wired Remote Control readyYes
OEM Display Control readyYes
2-way (Tel/Navi) mute wireYes
Dimmer control wireYes

Tuner Specifications

FM Frequency Range87.5MHz ~ 108MHz
FM Frequency Step50kHz
FM Usable Sensitivity0.7μV/75ohm (S/N 26dBf)
FM Quieting Sensitivity1.6μV/75ohm (S/N 46dBf)
FM Frequency Response30Hz ~ 15kHz (± 3dB)
FM Selectivity(DIN)over 80dB (±400kHz)
FM Stereo Separation (1kHz)35dB
MW Frequency Range531kHz ~ 1611kHz (9kHz step)
MW Frequency step9kHz
MW Usable Sensitivity25μV
LW Frequency Range153kHz ~ 281kHz (9kHz step)
LW Usable Sensitivity45μV

CD Specifications

Laser DiodeGaAIAs
Digital Filter(D/A)8 Times Over Sampling
Digital/Analogue Converter1 Bit
Spindle Speed500 ~ 200rpm (CLV: 1 times)
Wow & FlutterBelow Measurable Limit
Frequency Response10Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion0% (1kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio0dB (1kHz)
Dynamic Range0dB
MP3 DecoderCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecoderCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC DecoderAAC-LC".m4a" Files
WAV DecodeLinear - PCM Files

USB Specifications

USB Version compatibility1.1 / 2.0
File SystemFAT 16/32
Maximum Supply current500mA
MP3 DecodeCompliant with MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer-3
WMA DecodeCompliant with Windows Media Audio
AAC DecodeAAC-LC "m4a" Files
WAV DecodeLinear - PCM Files

Audio Specifications

Maximum Power50W x 4
Output Power (DIN45324,+B=14.4v)30W x 4
Preout Level2500mV / 10kOhm,
Preout Impedance≤ 600Ohm
Speaker Impedance4Ohm ~ 8Ohm
AUX Frequency Response20Hz ~ 20kHz (±1dB)
AUX Maximum Input Voltage1200mV
AUX Input Impedance100kOhm
Bass Tone Control100Hz ±8dB
Middle Tone Control1kHz ±8dB
Treble Tone Control10kHz ±8dB

DSP Specifications

Parametric Equalizer - Band 160Hz ~ 200Hz
Parametric Equalizer - Band 2250Hz ~ 1kHz
Parametric Equalizer - Band 31.25kHz ~ 4kHz
Parametric Equalizer - Band 45kHz ~ 16kHz
Equalizer Gain–9db ~ +9db
Q Control0.25/ 0.50/ 1.00/ 2.00
High Pass Filter frequencyThrough/30 ~ 250 (Hz)
High Pass Filter Slope-12/-18/-24 dB/Oct
Low Pass Filter frequency30 ~ 250(Hz)/Through
Low Pass Filter Slope-12/-18/-24 dB/Oct
Time Alignment0 - 610cm(5 cm step)

General Specifications

Operating voltage14.4V (11 ~ 16V Allowable)
Maximum Current Consumption10A
Dimensions (WxHxD)182 x 53 x 155mm
Weight1650 gr.
Instruction ManualsENG/FRE/GER/DUT/ITA/SPA/POR