Radio & Audio Section
Display & Remote Features
Bluetooth Technology: The Blaupunkt Helsinki 220 BT is
equipped with built-in Bluetooth (2.0+EDR) allowing you to make and receive
phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly
from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use
Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and
be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the
following Bluetooth Profiles:
- Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.5 (Hands Free Profile)
- Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile), AVRCP 1.3 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with the Helsinki 220 BT.
Pairing: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you must pair your
Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the Blaupunkt CD receiver. You
can pair up to 5 Bluetooth-enabled devices, but only one can be used at a time.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ Integrated Mic): The Blaupunkt Helsinki
220BT allows for wireless communication between the head unit and your Bluetooth-enabled
iPhone, Android smartphone, or other Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone. You'll be able to answer incoming calls, as well as dial
- Answer/End Incoming Call: When there is an incoming call, the
current audio source is muted and a ring tone is played via the loudspeakers
of the car sound system. The head unit's display will indicated "IN CALL"
and the phone number of the caller. You can answer the incoming call from the head unit's
front-panel controls. You'll be able to speak into the head unit's integrated
mic on the front-panel during your phone conversation, while the other party
is heard through your vehicle's speakers.
- Dialing Outgoing Call: You can manually enter a phone number up
to 20 digits using the unit's front-panel controls. You can also choose to
store five phone numbers as presets for speedier dialing. In addition, you
can speak a contact's name into the integrated mic for voice dialing.
Note: This unit does not provide an external microphone
option and does not offer phonebook transfer.
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Blaupunkt Helsinki 220BT allows
you to wirelessly play back stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled
Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, or other Bluetooth-enabled
devices using a Bluetooth A2DP/AVRCP connection. You can control
basic playback functions of your music
on your Bluetooth-enabled device from the Helsinki 220BT's front-panel.
Playback functions include Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track.
Note: This unit does not display song/artist information from Bluetooth audio devices,
instead it will display "BT STREAMING".
Disc Compatibility: The Blaupunkt Helsinki 220 BT features a single disc
player that will playback CD-Audio, CD-Text, and finalized CD-R/CD-RW audio
discs. The unit supports playback of MP3/WMA music files loaded onto CD-R/RW
Front-Panel USB Port: The Helsinki 220 BT features a front panel USB
(type-A) port that is hidden behind a flip-up cover. The USB port enables
connection and control of a portable USB mass-storage class (MSC) device; such
as select Android smartphones (Froyo/Gingerbread only), portable digital audio
players, or USB thumbdrives. The unit supports playback & control of MP3/WMA
music files loaded onto a compatible USB MSC device. USB portable devices that
can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB
port (max. 0.5A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
Note: The unit's USB port is not compatible with Apple iPod,
iPhone, or iPad.
MP3/WMA Playback: The Blaupunkt CD receiver supports the
following types of MP3 and WMA music files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded
onto a USB mass storage class device.
USB Storage Device
||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2
Playable File Types
bit rate of 32-320 kbps
WMA: bit rate of 32-192 kbps
Maximum # of Folders/Files
||20,000 total files
(version 1/2), WMA tag
Folder Select: This function allows you to select a folder
containing MP3/WMA files and start playing from the first track in the folder.
Playback Functions: The Helsinki 220 BT provides Repeat,
Random, & Scan playback functions.
- Scan Play: This function allows you to locate and play
the first 5/10/15/20/25/30 seconds of all the tracks recorded on a CD; or the
first 5/10/15/20/25/30 seconds of the first track of all the folders on a
MP3/WMA disc or USB device.
- Repeat Play: This function allows you to play the
current track on a disc or USB device repeatedly or play a file currently
being played in a MP3/WMA folder on a disc/USB repeatedly.
- Random Play: This function allows you to play all
tracks recorded on a disc/USB or particular folder of a Disc/USB in a random order.
Off Insert/Eject + Auto Reload: A CD disc can be inserted or ejected with
the power off. When a disc is inserted with the power off, the unit will
automatically power up and begin playback. If the ejected disc is not removed within 10
seconds, the disc is automatically inserted again into the loading slot to
protect it from dust.
Mounting: For proper CD playback you must install the unit
within 30° of horizontal.
Front-Panel Auxiliary Input: A front-panel stereo minijack
is provided to allow the connection of almost any portable audio source with a
3.5mm headphone output (great for those non-Apple/Android devices. Simply
connect your portable digital music player to the unit's front-panel auxiliary
input, and you can listen to the audio from the portable player through the
speakers in your mobile audio system.
Radio & Audio Section
AM/FM Tuner: The Blaupunkt Helsinki 220 BT is equipped
with a built-in AM/FM tuner offering manual, seek/scan, & preset tuning.
- Preset Tuning: The built-in tuner provides 3 FM banks and 2
AM banks. You can store 5 radio stations in each bank, giving you 15 FM and 10
AM preset stations. Stations can be preset manually or automatically.
- Scanning Station: The Scan function will play the first
5/10/15/20/25/30 seconds of each station, until you find a station you like.
- RDS: The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio
broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to
compatible AM/FM stations.
- US/European Tuning: You can set the built-in AM/FM tuner
between US standard and European tuning spacing. The head unit is set to
European tuning out of the box.
20 Watt x 4 Channel Amp: The Blaupunkt Helsinki 220 BT is
equipped with a 20 watt RMS x 4 channel amplifier (45 watts Peak x 4 channels).
2ch/2V Preamp Outputs: The Blaupunkt Helsinki 220 BT
features a set of 2.0-volt preamp outputs.
Audio Settings: The head unit offers independent Bass
(+/-7dB) & Treble (+/-7dB) control; along with Balance (L9-R9) & Fader (R9-F9)
adjustment. Four sound presets (Classic, Pop, Rock, Off/Flat) allow you to
easily recall the best preset EQ curve for different types of music. You can
increase bass output at low volume using the head unit's X-BASS feature.
Turn-On Volume: You can set the head unit to turn-on to the
last volume level adjustment when turned off, or turn-on to a pre-defined volume
level (0-50) every time you power up the radio.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to
confirm button operation (this can be turned on or off).
Display & Remote Features
Detachable Face Security: This unit features detachable face security
(no face case included). An optional soft face case (142DFC1X,
sold separately) can be purchased for this unit. A face-fixing screw is supplied
for making the face non-detachable, if desired.
Single-Line Display: The single-line, 15-digit LCD (with
black background and white characters) on the Helsinki 220 BT allows numbers
and characters to be displayed clearly in almost any lighting condition.
Illumination Dimmer: The CD receiver's display automatically
dims to a preset brightness when the vehicle's headlights are turned on. You can also manually adjust the brightness level. The wiring harness includes an orange lead that should be connected to the vehicle's
parking light circuit in order for the dimmer feature to operate.
12/24-Hour Clock: The in-dash head unit offers a switchable
12- or 24-hour clock display. You can set the unit's clock to display even when
the head unit is turned off (key still in accessory position) or have it turn
off with the head unit.
Demo Mode: This unit features a Demo mode which can be
turned On or Off within the menu.
IR Remote: The Helsinki 220 BT comes supplied with an
remote control for wireless operation of the CD receiver. The remote operates
off of a single CR2025 Lithium cell 3V battery (already installed).