Two-step, Motorized Display:
The rotary knob, preset
buttons and other control buttons reside on the outer face plate. This unit has a
3-13/16" x 5/8" display behind the face plate. When the open button is pressed,
the motorized face plate slides down to reveal the display. Note:
The face plate is detachable, however, it first requires removing two screws
from the bottom of the face beneath the trim ring.
Auxiliary Input: The Dual
XDMR7710 is equipped with rear-mounted, stereo RCA auxiliary input jacks on a 5"
iplug: This unit features the
iplug, a 39" interface cable that connects a portable MP3 player (such as an
iPod), or other portable audio source unit, to the receiver's auxiliary input.
The iplug has a dash-mountable 3.5mm female minijack that can be attached using
the supplied adhesive or self-tapping screws.
Media Player Link Ready: With
the optional EAUSB20 Media Player Link (item # 070EAUSB20), the XDMR7710 lets you
command and control a number of leading portable MP3 players, and play or record
music directly to or from USB mass storage devices, including most standard
thumb drives. This unit supports WMA files, including music purchased from
PlaysForSure online stores from select portable audio players.
Radio Controls: This
unit can control an optional XMD1000 XM Satellite Radio tuner (item 209XMD1000)), without any additional adapters. In addition to the 209XMD1000, which includes an antenna, you'll need an XM Satellite Radio subscription to receive the service.
XM Satellite Radio
programming features over 150
channels of programming beamed coast-to-coast. During XM Satellite Radio play,
you can store up to 20 XM stations in memory presets.
This unit can play MP3 and WMA
files that have been recorded with constant bit rate (MP3: 8 to 320 kbps/WMA:
32-192 kbps) or variable bit rate compression on CD-R and CD-RW discs. The disc
must be in one of the following formats: ISO 9660 level 1 or level 2, or Yellow
Book MODE 1 or MODE 2 FORM 1. In addition, this unit is compatible with ID3 Tag
version 1.0. Discs should be recorded with a maximum of 256 folders and files
and 8 folder levels.
Skip Protection: An internal SRAM
buffer provides ESP (electronic skip protection) to virtually eliminate
skipping. The ESP is for MP3/WMA files only.
MP3/WMA Search Modes:
The preset buttons and other buttons on the front panel can be used for entering
letters or numbers to assist you in locating specific MP3 or WMA files and
folders. The following search functions can be performed by this unit:
- Direct File Select: search
for specific file number
- Alphanumeric File/Folder
Search: search for file or folder names by entering alphanumeric
- File/Folder Navigate:
search the current folder for all available files
Preset EQ Curves: You can
choose from five preset curves: Pop, Jazz, Classic, Beat and Rock. Any
adjustment to the bass or treble settings automatically cancels the current EQ
Source Audio Memory: Individual
bass and treble settings are retained in memory for AM, FM, XM, CD, and AUX
Turn-on Volume: You can preset
the unit's volume when it is powered on. Each time the unit is turned on, the
volume is reset to the preset level regardless of the volume level when the unit
was last turned off.
Display Priority: You can set
the unit to a source display or time display priority. When set to source
display priority, the radio tuner frequency, CD track/elapsed time, selected
MP3/WMA information, or Aux display will be displayed by default. The clock can
be accessed temporarily when the Display button is pressed. When the time
display priority, the clock is displayed by default, while the source
information can be accessed temporarily with the Display button.
12/24 Hour Clock: When the
unit's radio tuning interval is set to USA spacing, the clock is displayed in a
12-hour format. If the unit is switched to European frequency spacing, the clock
switches to a 24-hour format.
Clock Display Note: Normally,
the display illuminates only when the unit is on. You can program it so the
clock is displayed when the unit is off. In this case, the clock display is
"keyed", and will turn on and off as the ignition key is turned on and off.