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DIY: Change Kenwood Start Screen Image

Change Kenwood Start Screen Image

DIY: Change Kenwood Start Screen Image

We show you how to change Kenwood start screen image for all the new Kenwood DDX9, DMX7 & DNX series multimedia units.

This is useful to make your unit look factory fitted by displaying your vehicles logo at start up or simply want to put a cool image such as a photo of your car or girlfriend. 😀


What You’ll Need:

Step 1:

Watch our DIY video in full.

Step 2:

Download this file: –> OpeningCustomize  (right click save as or download linked file)

Step 3:

Ensure your image file is labelled “image1” and is in this format

  • .BMP 16bit Full Colour  RGB 5,6,5 Ratio
  • Size 800 x 480 pixels
  • Named image1  example: image1.bmp

Step 4:

Ensure using formatted USB with nothing else on it in FAT 32 format


We have attached below the Subaru image as an example format for download.

>>> Download Subaru Image File Here <<<

Daniel Gardener


  1. Bradley Ferguson May 1, 2017

    The provided image link is broken. Can you please re-publish the link?

    • Daniel Gardener Author
      Daniel Gardener May 5, 2017

      What do you need republished sorry?

  2. James Leech May 28, 2017

    also note that the image must be 96 dpi.

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