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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?

      • fiteoman September 20, 2017

        The download this file (Opening Customize) doesn’t download anything, I’m not on a Mac would that make a difference for it to download the file? I click on it and it just takes me to the internet target file showing the four lines of text… Please help. Thanks

  2. James Leech May 28, 2017

    also note that the image must be 96 dpi.

  3. sheahinkle September 19, 2017

    Hello I was unable to get the link the OpeningCustomize link to download. Is there another location to download from?

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