Mostly it starts straight away but maybe one time in 10 it takes a minute or two before it starts- DAB signal dropping out inconsistently - the steering wheel controls not responding again it's inconsistent. how regular are the 30% sales at Autobarn? I had to purchase the wireless charging head for the car mount and so far it all works flawlessly. 6.8” Wireless Apple CarPlay / Android Auto CD / DVD Head Unit. Something like this – power by a cigarette lighter. Will know for sure when I get a hold of another handset over the weekend to try out. Hoping to have the Nighthawk connected to external antenna to improve reception for those country roads. Recently bought Audi Q5 2015 model, can anyone reccomend a model which will be suitbale for my vehicle. Android Auto froze during navigation (using cable and Note 10+ 5G), around the corner from my destination.....then the unit suddenly turned off and rebooted...everything was fine after. Ultimately it just gives up and disconnect itself. Wasn't planning on replacing the handset anytime soon but I might have to if I can't find a long term solution. The software is far more feature packed than the Sony’s. The installer worked for a large business installing dashcam, security to fleet and did his own gig after hours. Any ideas? Picked up the DDX9020DABS, Aerpro wiring harness and a Stinger RCA interconnect cable from Autobahn yesterday. did you do it with your engine running? DDXDABS9016. I'm connecting the SWC adapter Input 1 wire to my car's Steering Wheel Controls + (pos) wire, and the adapter's ST REMOTE GD to the car's Steering Wheel Control – (neg) wire, but when I go into settings on the DDX the SWC setup is greyed out. They also only seem to have the “19 models. btw – DAB unfortunately is crappy – in Sydney and the reception strength variable and "droppy". The Kenwood Australia facebook site has announced that beta testing has started with Wireless Android Auto. The real test will be a longer drive I think though. Great deal. I didn't have any issues connecting to my H/U with my Note10+ & Android10 but rather issues maintaining a connection. I am sure they would have their own dedicated spectrum, unless it's some sort of blocking device. Any other work arounds to try. DDX9019DABS but +1. Mine still works fine.Every Android update continues to work, up to 9 now. I've got a 2016 Toyota Camry atara SX and apparently the unit can't be installed due something with the JBL speakers / amplifier. If my phone is connected to the Nighthawk for data, and the Kenwood is connected to my phone, hopefully I can play stored music/video from my phone. It is occasionally choppy and doesn't connect sometimes. It figures the moment I mention I use DAB it ups and dies on me, anyone else in Melbourne not receiving some DAB stations? If I try connect to CarPlay via Bluetooth for the handshake, it just says 'Processing' for ages then just goes back to Apple CarPlay device list without connecting. Recently got the ddx9019dabs installed in wifes car, everything working fine except dab radio. hammers what steps did you take to get wireless AA working? I experience this on the way to work in Perth, same location every day, very annoying. Wondering if I can get it on my 9017DABS ... XDA Developers have instructions on how to update to Wireless Android Auto The DMX1025BT doesn't even sort Folders or Files by name. Installer updated firmware to latest version and did not connect the VSS cable. There is a fair bit to get your head around! Any idea what it would be worth second hand? All the items qualified for the 30% off sale. I mainly want it for Android Auto but DAB would be nice to have. Those look good. I would recommend checking the Carbon Car Systems site anyway, they have a kit for your model that includes everything that you need. I have a stock Pixel 2 XL though. You would just plug the USB/hard drive directly into one of the USB spots on the back of the unit to play music/video without any need for data streaming. All the items qualified for the 30% off sale. AU $604.00. Do these newer headunits ever get firmware updates? Trying to wire up a DDX9019DABS and was hoping to use cars existing antenna, For anyone wondering, these are what plugs are:White= GPSLarge white (rectangle plug)= AM/FM radioBlack= digital radio. Both already have aftermarket units in but time for an upgrade. What a bargain if it does wireless carplay and wireless android auto. Free shipping. Thanks everyone for the replies! Pioneer AVH-Z5250BT. Yes, it's been working for me since the day I had the head unit installed on 3rd of October. Answered this in your JVC thread. Personally I like the ability to do my banking and watch the cricket while driving;). The website is poor I agree. The last firmware update was October 2019. It’s only getting worse. Mine was working perfectly until iOS was updated to 13.3 and above. All I want to do is throw a big USB stick full of music in it and play random over the whole thing, just like I've done with every head unit I've had since 2000. Driving a 2015 Forester 2.0D-L. Just out of curiosity, is there a way (button, whatever) to turn on the reversing cam in a 9019DABS without putting the car in reverse? @Ford, you mentioned a speed sensor wire. I know how I sound – jumping into the deep end headfirst – that's not the case. I am interested in getting the DDX9019DABS for my 2013 Toyota Aurion ATX while Autobarn have a sale on. These cameras are wired up to be always on. Came across this one and I am not sure if it will fit.Also, open to other suggestions if there are better head units for my car and please advise me where to get it installed around Sydney affordably. Probably every six months or so, guessing. Will try a few more things before resorting to a complete H/U reset. I can't find a reference to DDX2016DABS online. I have been going back to normal radio. The headunit thinks you're driving and wants you to be safe. Went on holidays, came back and something broke. Great deal. This is generally what I used. I am thinking I am doing something simple wrong but I am hoping someone has updated and can assist? Might be better to just get two USB sticks and have duplicate libraries of your music. The WiFi was kind of more a migration than connecting with SSID and PW. i.e if I can get a good deal on a 17 model and I basically buying the same thing? Have you Cleared Data on the Android Auto App and set it up again from scratch? Had it in for installation but they couldn't do it. DDXDABS9016. I want to buy the DDX919WS for my Landcruiser but can wait for a new model if it’s gunna be awesome. How do you find the wifi password to setup wireless android auto/carplay? Sorry! Headunits are discount now and this is the DDX9020DABS, down to $769.30 for today and tomorrow only. Amazing. Expand a little more, please......How? Didn't have to do anything on the head unit. However, this video has all the instructions to enable Wireless AC. Plus it’s far far safer too, and I’d rather every other driver had CarPlay or Android Auto than messing about with their phone mirroring! It is a 6.8" mechless multimedia player that features built-in Bluetooth for audio streaming and hands-free calling. $750.00. Edit: also, were the parking 'guide' lines easy to set up to be similar to the stock ones? I haven't been bothered to figure out if there is a way to get power fed into the camera all the time, but I would have to make that happen to be able to display the camera when not reversing. Because I don't think that will work with the head unit. I have been to Kenwood site to look to update and downloaded what I thought was the correct update and put it on USB (on its own no other files) and plugged into USB but it doesn’t load the update! I have a 2004 Nissan V35 Skyline and all of the controls seem to be able to map without issue except for the "volume up" button on the steering wheel itself. 30% off car audio at Autobarn this Saturday. Got some 2020 Kenwood info for Australia from my local fitter. I had the DDX919WS installed in my car this week – great unit but the only downside is that it shows up finger prints really easily. • You can select language to display menus, audio file tags, etc. The reason I am asking is I received 2 messages this very morning from Kenwood installers, in Melbourne, that state nothing yet works with wireless Android Auto, in Australia. Address: Unit 3, 43 Lyn Parade Prestons NSW 2170 Australia. Mentioned earlier in this thread, you need to connect the head unit to the vehicles speed sensor wire to have wireless CarPlay working. Got an amateur question..I've got a RV and hoping to install a DDX919WS and will also have a Netgear Nighthawk M2 in the van which ideally will be broadcasting Wifi throughout, even when driving. My car has a USB port built into the console near the cup holders, will Autobarn be able to wire it so that port connects to the unit? Possibly a change in Google Play Music as well – might try downgrading GPM too.- I've tried various power saving tweaks I've found online but same issue. Both units each have all my requirements as is. Just out of curiosity, is there a way (button, whatever) to turn on the reversing cam in a 9019DABS without putting the car in reverse? Kenwood DDX920WDABS is an AV receiver with 6.8-inch high definition display. Let me know if the firmware makes any difference. It's weird how it doesn't work on the phone display though because its a brand new Samsung note 10 plus. I am not worried about mirroring, so I don't really need to connect my phone to the head unit using the cable. Have hooked up the factory camera in the Kluger to the DDX919WS, and the picture is better than the CMOS-130, but the picture will always be limited by the wires, doesn't matter what capability the camera has or the screen resolution. Ordered the wiring harness and the facia kit. Wireless android auto is awesome! Looks like the ECU will be easier and have no effect on the speedo if anything goes wrong (plus the ECU is about 25cm from the head unit). Anyone else getting this issue where Spotify doesn't work via Bluetooth (but works in AA/CP)? The guy where I bought the headunit said the harnesses didn’t qualify for the 30% off??? Plugs into the cigarette lighter, phone connects to it via bluetooth and then just tune into the FM station – $20 ebay special going strong for 2+ years. I'd rather spend a bit more money KNOWING it's PERFECTLY designed to do what I want it to do – and then any upsets are..I guess...PEBCAC (Chair and console) error. I took the car in, and they noticed the current sound system is JBL. I have a DDX9019DABS. Heading eastbound at the entrance to the Graham Farmer tunnel?No, but pretty much above that location, Roe St exit from Fwy and a couple of hundred metres around Northbridge. Haven't connected the GPS wire, VSS wire, or DAB radio antenna yet. The DDX will only communicate with the phone so the files would have to be on your phone. Last night, I reverted my Note 10+ to Android 9, it's still updating the apps this morning. Supercheap Auto Currimundi is a leading Australian retailer of auto parts, spares and accessories, stocking an extensive range of batteries, engine oil, tool boxes, air compressors, roof racks, seat covers and more. Or 197 without. • The Radio Data System or Radio Broadcast I honestly think aftermarket units are going to fade away in the future due to the near impossibility to mount them in the dash and the screen integration factor of late model cars.. Really makes me think how people will feel driving 10 year old cars in the future. The speed wire dongles for wireless CarPlay are called the Kenwood KNA-SPM100 and JVC KV-PG10, each at a suggested $69.95. With a 30% off sale, the price difference is $140. Pioneer MVH-S215BT Single DIN Head Unit. Are you running the latest firmware? 919/9019 are basically the same unit. Thanks Ford – My camera is OEM, how would I find out if it’s wired that way? Tested- LAMBORGHINI MURCIELAGO / LP640 STEREO KENWOOD DNX7100 NAV DVD ipod. I can’t speak for how it would perform with current Android Auto, or when it’s last software update was, but if it’s basically brand new $350 is a good price for it, and I would recommend it. I really only got the headunit to get AA.... No,the DMX8019S does not have any wireless capability for either IOS or Android.If you are looking at wireless,then you need to step up to the DMX8019DABS.As for wireless AA, Australia is awaiting release from Google Australia. Thanks for that. Just saw an Autobarn sale come up but doesn’t look like headunits are discounted online. What's the worst that can happen right? Also the constant dropouts from Digital Radio. Is there any reason why you don't want to just plug directly into the DDX with your hd/SD as plan A? and i have noticed degraded quality on the rear camera. There is a vss wire somewhere think I’ll give it a shot and look. I couldn't see any other wifi networks on the same frequency, so I think it some sort of blocking or interference that kills the wifi. It appears all 9B stations are out for me, 9A seems to be ok so I don't think the tuner is dead. Other than that ghost armour do custom protectors if you've got one near you. On Sale! I am hoping that I have made a good purchase. Hi, looking to buy a head unit for my Toyota Corolla Sport Hatchback 2016 ZRE182R. Have you pulled any cables by any chance ? I'd be forever stressed running AA without my phone plugged in. Just curious... Has anyone else had Waze disappear off their HU? Looking forward to the upgrade and quality work.....cheers guys. 9017 and 9018 cannot do Wireless Carplay or Wireless Android Auto,, YesFor Android mirroring only (miracast)Nothing to do with Wireless Carplay or Wireless AA. I thought only the Atara SL had the JBL system, guess they extended it to the SX as well. I've recently bought a vehicle with a Kenwood DDX2016DABS head unit and it seems great but it doesn't have a manual. $649.95. thanks for responding – i know how to dim it through the menu settings. ETA is not known at this stage... im wondering if anyone else has the failure of the Kenwood unit to run Android auto. Sort By Name (Z to A) Wasn't an issue with the previous version of Android.Or if you got yours working, can you either point me in the right direction for the fix, please or let me know what you did to fix the problem? im wondering if anyone else has the failure of the Kenwood unit to run Android auto., Ebay, DDX919WS with reverse camera, $810 delivered, I experience this on the way to work in Perth, same location every day, very annoying. Talking to the installer who did the install the settings are correct and it should do it. 25% off storewide at Autobarn tomorrow and Saturday, 21-22 June, brings the DDX9019DABS down to $824.25. What do I need antenna-wise or otherwise to get tv in the car? So I will not be connecting when I get installed. After installation all my steering wheel buttons work with the head unit (talk, phone, volume, channel, etc). I have the DDX9019DABS and also have random disconnects on AA. Does it only pull internet/data via your connected/paired phone or is there a way to make it connect to a local Wifi network? I have a 2016 Kia Sorento Platinum and the head unit is a POS. Factory car systems are getting harder and harder to replace. Or am I missing something? Sale! Try an onliner like this if you're a handy DIYer- if you're not then contact a supply and fit installer locally as it's not worth buying them and then paying an installer you'll find. I am coming from a stock 2014 Forester with built-in NAV and since updating to android 9.0.1 the bluetooth constantly disconnects/reconnects. When would kenwood announce the 2020 line up? They have there own built in SWC System. Seems like microphone on the DDX9017DABS stopped working after last Android Auto update. Especially with father's Day approaching. Phone says it's connecting but can't. Bought a ferrite core off ebay to try but hasn't arrived yet. I also find it drops out in many underground car parks. Another option if that gets too difficult is to replace the OEM camera with an aftermarket one off Ali Express, that may fit exactly where the OEM camera is installed. Wireless still not working. Help. If you don’t care about either feature and the 17 price is at least 50% RRP, it may be worth it. I've got wireless CP, its great for me because I do a lot of short tips, for which I do not bother charging. ... Before starting, just install the free app “Mirroring OA for KENWOOD” on your smartphone and connect it to KENWOOD receiver via a USB cable and Bluetooth. My local had only one in stock, the guy I spoke to said he was uhming and ahhing about even ordering one in for stock. AU $482.78. my phone) so I'm wondering if the Kenwood will be able to source that. Because KENWOOD cannot guarantee that car audio product purchased from unauthorized dealers are genuine, new and/or fit for purchase, KENWOOD does NOT offer any manufacturer's limited warranty or rebates for car audio products purchased from a dealer that is not authorized by KENWOOD. Most of the time it's awesome but there are a few glitches that happen inconsistently. Yay. Stock P3 (but I do have the beta and dev mode on, and wireless projection toggle on in beta mode). Or just power on? The 2020 models don't suffer from such problem. I bought mine from these guys. 5 … Also, where does the blue wire on the APA7 antenna retainer go? Kenwood is yet to release one but Alpine, Sony and Pioneer have. P.S. I missed it in the first place. Can anyone tell me if ddx9019dabs has a tv tuner in the head unit. When I scan for a wifi connection it seems to find it but with some random letters added onto the end of the head unit name. 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