Overview: This package contains
the Delphi Xpress RC XM Satellite Radio receiver, car cradle (with swivel
adhesive mount), a cigarette lighter power adapter, and a magnetic roof-mount
antenna. You can connect the Xpress RC to your vehicle's sound system using the
supplied cassette adapter or your radio's auxiliary input (a separate adapter
cable is necessary). A subscription to XM Satellite Radio is also required.
Note: The car cradle
has a built-in FM modulator, but requires the use of either the XM
SureConnect (item number 220XMSC1) or FM Direct Adapter (item number 220XMFM1), each sold
XM Satellite Radio: XM
Satellite Radio programming offers 170 digital radio channels including 69
channels of commercial free music, plus news, sports, talk, comedy, and other
entertainment programming from coast to coast. XM also offers instant traffic
and weather alerts for 21 major US cities, as well as live sports broadcasts
from Major League Baseball, NHL, the PGA tour, Indy car racing and several major
Color Display: The Xpress RC features a bright, 2-7/16"
x 1-1/2" full
color display. You can choose from three display modes: single current channel,
split-screen with channel list (a total of 4 channels are displayed), and split
screen with previous channel. Each channel displayed indicates the channel name,
number, and currently playing song or program. The display can also show full
color graphics of each XM channel logo and color wallpaper. You can adjust the
display's brightness and backlight duration, plus activate the Auto Dimmer
function, which will automatically adjust the brightness for daytime and
5-way Navigation Button: The main control knob has a 5-way action for
multiple controls. The center button (XM button) can be pressed to make a
selection. The button can toggle left and right to tune the XM channels by
category, and toggle up and down to change the display or jump to the previously
selected channel. You can also turn the knob in either direction to scroll
through a list or tune from channel to channel.
Tuning Options: You can tune to
your favorite channels in a number of ways:
- Tuning Knob: You can turn
the control knob to scroll through the list of channels. When you find the
channel you want, press the XM Button to select. You can also configure the
unit to select the channel if it has been highlighted for 3 seconds.
- Category Tuning: You can
narrow your channel selection by first tuning to a channel category
(Decades, Country, Pop & Hits, etc.). Once you have found the category you
can turn the control knob to the desired channel and select. You can also
briefly listen to each channel in a category by selecting the Scan feature.
- Direct Entry: When the
unit is in the Direct Tuning mode, you can enter the channel number using
the number buttons on the front of the unit or the supplied remote control.
- Jump: To listen to the
previous channel you selected, you can press the Jump button on the unit or
remote. You can set the unit to display both the current channel and
previous channel at the same time in split screen.
- Favorite Channels: You can
assign up to 10 of your favorite channels to the number buttons for quick
access. You will have to switch to the Favorite Channels mode before
selecting your favorite channel. You can view a list of your favorite
channels using the < and > buttons. To select a favorite channel, you can
press the favorite channel button on the unit or remote.
- Skip: Channels you wish to
skip, you can remove them from the channel list using the Channel Access
option in the menu. Skipped channels can be added back in at any time.
Remote Control: The Xpress RC comes with a 27-button full-function remote
control. The remote is powered by a 3-volt, CR3032 battery (supplied).
SongSaver: When you hear a song you like, you can press and hold the XM
button to record and add the song to the SongSaver memory. You can store up to
10 songs--if you add an 11th song to the memory, the oldest song is deleted.
While playing back the saved song, the split screen display shows the current
song playing and five other saved songs in the memory.
Pause/Replay: If you get interrupted while listening to XM Radio, you can
pause playback for up to 60 minutes. This feature applies to the current
listening session only--if you turn the unit off, the memory buffer is cleared.
When playing back stored content, the display shows a split screen of previously
played tracks. You can turn the control knob to view the replay list and press
the XM button to select a track. You can also skip forward or backward through
TuneSelect: TuneSelect finds your favorite artist and song whenever they're
being played on any XM channel. The Xpress RC can save up to 20 of your favorite
artists or songs, and notify you with a special tone and message whenever the
song or artist is playing on another channel. To switch to that channel, you can
press the XM button. You can edit the TuneSelect list at any time to remove
unwanted songs or artists, or switch between song or artist alerts.
GameSelect: You can select up to 50 of your favorite sports teams and
view their scores and stats at any time. GameSelect will also notify you with a
special tone and message whenever a game involving one of your favorite teams is
about to start. You can switch to that channel by pressing the XM button.
Stock Quotes: You can track the
price and daily movement for up to 20 of your favorite stocks. The Info Extras
feature will scroll the stock prices along the bottom of the screen while the
Xpress RC is turned on. Note: Information is available about most stocks
and indices listed on the NYSE, AMEX, or NASDAQ, and is delayed approximately 25
Portability: The Delphi Xpress
RC comes with a car kit for one vehicle. Car kits (220XMC10A) are available separately for
additional vehicles you may have. You can also purchase a home kit (220XMH10) for use in
your home and/or office. The Xpress RC also works with the Delphi Premium Sound
System (040SA10221). Having multiple kits allows you to move your Xpress RC from car to car
or from car to home without having to purchase additional receivers and
Line Output Level: The Xpress RC's car cradle has a 3.5mm minijack audio
output for use with the supplied cassette adapter or an auxiliary input adapter
(mini-to-mini or mini-to-RCA, depending upon your receiver's aux input). When
using the line output jack, you can
adjust the level to match the radio's other sources.
Antenna Signal Strength: For
best reception, your XM antenna should have an unobstructed view of the XM
satellites in the southern sky. In large cities, XM has a network of ground
repeaters to help increase signal coverage. You can check the strength of the
satellite and terrestrial signals using the signal strength meter found in the
Sleep Timer: When mounted to
the optional home stand or sound system, you can activate the built-in sleep
timer. The sleep timer will automatically turn off the unit after 15, 30, 45, or
Delphi Xpress RC Receiver:
Width=4.557", Height=2.478", Depth=0.904"
Car Cradle: Width=3.782",
Receiver in Car Cradle:
Width=4.557", Height=3.178", Depth=1.625"
Remote Control: Width=1.583",
Magnetic Antenna: Width=1.394",
Height=0.529", Depth=1.715", Cable Length=22.75'