HD Radio Tuner
External Device Connection
Detachable Faceplate: The headunit
features a detachable faceplate and comes supplied with a hard plastic carrying
Display Priority: You can set
the unit to a source display or clock display priority. When set to source
display priority, the radio tuner frequency, CD track/elapsed time, selected
MP3/WMA information (track name, directory name, title, artist, or album), or
Aux display will be displayed. The display priority is easily changed with the
Clock Display: Normally, the clock display illuminates only when the unit is on. You can program it so the clock is displayed when the ignition key is turned on and the unit is off.
CEA-2006 Compliant Amplifier: The Dual
XHD6425 features a CEA-2006 Compliant rated amplifier that offers 17 watts RMS x
4 channels in 4 ohms at 1% THD+N with a Signal-To-Noise Ratio of 80dBA. The
headunit also features two sets of 2-volt preamp outputs for connecting an
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
Bass And Treble: The headunit's Bass and
Treble can be independently adjusted from -6 to +6 dB.
Loudness Curve: You can activate this
feature to enhance the bass and treble frequencies when listening to music at
Source Audio Memory: Individual
bass and treble settings are retained in memory for AM, FM, CD, USB, and AUX
modes. This allows you to save the Bass and Treble settings separately for each
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.
Beep Confirmation: You can enable or
disable beep confirmation for the headunit's control buttons.
HD Radio Tuner
Built-In HD Tuner: In addition to the
unit's standard analog AM/FM tuner, the headunit features a built-in HD AM/FM
tuner. With the built-in HD Radio tuner, you can receive digital AM/FM
broadcasts from local stations where available. This technology will
significantly improve audio quality and reception, as well as include
information such as artist name and song titles or traffic news, viewable on the
receiver's display. HD radio delivers near CD quality sound to FM broadcasts,
and FM sound to AM broadcasts. You can store up to 18 FM stations and 12 AM
stations, including HD Radio stations. This headunit also supports HD Radio
multicasting and allows multicast HD Radio stations to be stored as presets.
Note: Your local stations must be
broadcasting HD AM/FM broadcasts to receive HD Radio content. No
subscriptions fee needed for HD Radio programming.
HD Seek Mode: In addition to searching
through both analog and digital stations, you can search only HD stations by
using the headunit's HD Seek Mode. During this mode the headunit will skip over
all analog stations and tune to only HD Radio stations.
Automatic Presets: The headunit can
automatically store the six strongest stations in the current band selected.
Multicast channels are not stored during Auto Preset and must be manually
SRAM Buffer: An internal SRAM buffer provides ESP (Electronic Skip Protection) to
virtually eliminate skipping of your MP3/WMA CD-R/RW discs and allows alphanumeric or direct track search even
while a song is currently playing.
DSP Processor: The headunit's powerful
on-board DSP processor decodes MP3/WMA compressed audio files while maintaining
near-CD sound quality.
This unit can play MP3 and WMA
files that have been recorded with constant bit rate (MP3: 8-320 kbps/WMA:
32-192 kbps) or variable bit rate compression on CD-R and CD-RW discs. The disc
must be recorded using ISO 9660 level 1 or level 2, Yellow Book MODE 1, or
Yellow Book MODE 2 FORM 1. In addition, this unit is compatible with ID3 Tag
version 1.x. Discs should be recorded with a maximum of 256 folders and files
and 8 folder levels.
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 for all available files within a folder
External Device Connection
Auxiliary Input: There is a front-mounted
3.5mm auxiliary input on the headunit for connecting an external portable audio
device such as a portable MP3 player. If you aren't using the aux input, it can be turned off in the menu so
when you toggle through the sources aux doesn't appear.
USB Port: The XHD6425 features a front-panel USB port for
connecting an external USB mass storage device. The headunit's USB port allows you to play MP3 (32-320kbps constant or variable bit
rates) and WMA (32-192kbps constant or variable bit rates) files from most mass
storage USB devices. The XHD6425 has a playback capacity of 48,896 MP3/WMA with
127 maximum number of folders, 382 maximum number of files in each folder and 8
maximum number of folder levels. In addition, the USB input also supports ID3
tags, version 1.x. The XHD6425 will display either elapsed time (default), track
number, clock, track name, directory name, title, artist or album when
connecting and playing a USB external source. Your connected portable USB mass
storage device will also charge through this headunit's USB port. The headunit
does not need to be in the USB mode in order to charge your connected device
through the USB port. The USB port is found on the front panel of the headunit
behind a protective cover. The XHD6425 offers the following playback and search
options through it's USB connection.
- Direct File Select: you can use the
rotary encoder or the number buttons on the front of the headunit or on the
supplied remote control to access MP3/WMA music files directly
- File Navigation: you can use the
rotary encoder to search through and select a desired track
- Folder Access:
you can use the next/previous buttons to search through
and select a desired folder
- File Repeat: repeats a selected
MP3/WMA music file
- Folder Repeat: repeats all MP3/WMA
music files in the current folder
- Random: plays all MP3/WMA music files
in random order
- Folder Random: plays all MP3/WMA
music files in the current folder in random order
- Intro: plays first 10 seconds of each
MP3/WMA music file on your USB device
- Folder Intro: plays the first 10
seconds of each MP3/WMA music file in the current folder
- Track Select: skips to beginning of
the next or previous track
- Fast Forward/Reverse: fast forwards
or reverses through the current track
- Pause: temporarily stops USB playback
Note: MP3/WMA playback sequence is
based on the order in which the files are copied to your USB device and
begins in the root folder. Any empty folders or folders that do not
include MP3/WMA files are skipped.
Bluetooth Ready: The XHD6425 supports Bluetooth wireless hands-free calling (HFP), advanced
wireless audio distribution (A2DP), and wireless audio/video remote control
(AVRCP) when connected to the optional DUAL BTM60 Bluetooth module (070BTM60, sold
separately) and used with your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or MP3 player. The
optional BTM60 adapter connects to the 8-pin plug on the rear of the headunit.
The unit can communicate with up to 8 Bluetooth devices.
- Hands-Free Calling (HFP):
When connected to the optional BTM60 adapter and used with your Bluetooth
enabled mobile phone, you can make, receive or end phone calls from the
XHD6425. You can dial out using the unit's front panel numbered buttons or
from a listing of the last five phone calls from received, dialed or missed
call categories that are displayed on the unit's front display panel.
Incoming phone numbers will scroll across the unit's display so you know who
is calling and an audible ring tone will be heard through your vehicle's
speakers. The BTM60's built-in microphone and transfer of incoming audio
through your vehicle's speakers allow you to carry on a mobile conversation
without picking up your cell-phone.
- Advanced Audio Distribution
(A2DP): The XHD6425 also supports A2DP wireless streaming music audio
from your Bluetooth enabled device when connected to the optional BTM60
allowing you to listen to audio wireless from your Bluetooth compatible
mobile phone or portable MP3 player. You can choose for the Bluetooth audio
to come through all of your vehicle's speakers or only your front speakers.
- Audio/Video Remote Control
(AVRCP): In addition, you can control your wireless streaming music
audio from the front panel of the XHD6425 using AVRCP when connected to the
optional BTM60 Bluetooth adapter. The BTM60 adapter allows you to control
the following playback functions of your wireless streaming music audio from
the XHD6425- Play, Pause, Stop, Next Skip, and Previous Skip.
Wireless Remote: The XHD6425 comes
supplied with an IR wireless remote control that operates playback, audio and
menu functions of the headunit. Dimensions: W = 1.845", L = 3.738", D = 0.779"