7" Retractable Touchscreen LCD Monitor: The Valor SD-900W
single-din in-dash multimedia
receiver features a 7" (16:9) retractable touchscreen LCD
monitor. The resolution of the display is 480 (h) x 234 (v) for a total of
336,950 pixels. The screen has a 120° horizontal viewing angle (60° left or
right), and a 90° vertical viewing angle (30° up and 60° down).
Display Angle Adjustment: You can adjust the display's tilt
angle (up/down) to one of 5 positions for optimum visibility.
Touchscreen/Front-Panel Controls: This unit has touchscreen
controls with interactive video graphics, making menu easy. In addition to the
touchscreen controls, the unit includes frequently used buttons and two
rotary-dials along the lower front-panel.
Secondary Display: The Valor SD-900W features a secondary LCD
which allows you to use the unit and listen to music without having to retract
Display Type: The unit's integrated monitor can be set to
display a 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio image when watching a movie.
Picture Adjustment: You can adjust the touchscreen monitor's
Brightness, Picture, Color, Contrast, and Tint when watching a DVD.
Video Lockout: For safety reasons, you cannot view a video
source on the built-in monitor as long as the vehicle is in motion. In order to
display video, the pink wire (attached to rear chassis) must be hardwired into
the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's parking brake must
24-Bit D/A Converter: The SD-900W is equipped with a high
performance 24-bit, 192KHz, multi-bit Sigma Delta modulation DAC which supports
sample rates from 8-192 kHz.
MOSFET Amplifier: The Valor SD-900W is equipped with a
MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET
amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased
power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More
power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not
pushing the limits of the amplification circuit.
CEA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the SD-900W
are compliant with the CEA2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement
standards from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). These standards were
developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and
between manufacturers. The power output specs for the SD-900W are as follows:
- RMS Power: 17 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4
ohms, 20-20kHz, 10% THD)
- Peak Power: 40 watts x 4 channels (160 watts
2V/5ch Preamp Outputs: The SD-900W features front,
rear, and mono-subwoofer 2V preamp outputs.
Subwoofer Level: You can
independently adjust the head unit's mono-subwoofer preamp output volume level
from -7 to +7.
Preset EQ: The in-dash receiver features a preset EQ (User,
Flat, Jazz, Pop, Classical, Rock, News, Urban, Rave, Movie, Techno) to adjust
your audio system to meet the acoustical characteristics of your vehicle & type
of music you are listening to.
Bass & Treble: The
User mode lets you independently adjust the Bass & Treble between -7 and +7.
Fade/Balance Controls: You can individually adjust between -7and +7
for the unit's Fade and Balance. The unit's mono-subwoofer preamp output is
Loudness: You can turn the Loudness function on
to boost treble and bass frequencies at low volume levels.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to
confirm button operation. You cannot turn this function off.
AM/FM Tuner: The
Valor SD-900W features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset
48 Preset Stations: You can store up to 48 AM/FM station
presets. The unit features 3 FM bands and 1 AM band which can hold 12 radio
stations each. The preset stations can be entered manually or automatically.
Once your preset stations are set, you can easily scan through only your preset
Local Seek Mode: In the Local Seek Mode, the unit will only
tune in stations with very strong signals during Seek tuning.
Front-Load DVD/CD Slot: The unit's DVD/CD-slot is front-loading
so you don't have to retract the monitor before inserting a disc.
Compatible Discs: The
Valor SD-900W supports the following disc formats.
- DVD: DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW
- CD: CD-Audio, CD-R/RW, VCD
Compressed Media Playback: The SD-900W also supports MP3/WMA
audio files, JPEG still image files, and MPEG video files burned onto DVD+R/RW,
DVD-R/RW, and CD-R/RW discs in ISO 9660 and Joliet format.
Control Screens: During DVD playback, you can control
certain operations simply by touching an area of the screen. You can touch the
top left of the screen (A) to return to the main menu; touch the top middle of
the screen (B) to display playing information; touch the lower left of the
screen (C) to select a previous chapter; touch the lower right of the screen (D)
to select the next chapter; touch the bottom middle of the screen (E) to display
the on-screen control; and touch the top right of the screen (F) to display the
"GOTO" search menu.
Direct Access: During DVD, VCD, or CD playback, you can use the
numeric keypad on the remote control to access a track or chapter directly.
Last Position Memory:
If the unit is shut off or switched to the tuner mode while a disc is playing,
the next time disc is selected as the source, playback will resume from the
point where it left off.
Zoom Mode: Using the remote
control, you can change the magnification of the image from normal to Q1, Q2, or
Q3. While the image is enlarged, you can pan the screen up, down, left, and
Parental Control: Parental Control allows you to restrict
DVD playback according to a predetermined level. You can select a parental
control rating from 0-8, which is protected by a 4-digit password.
AUX Input: The Valor SD-900W features a rear-panel stereo RCA
auxiliary input & comes with a 40" RCA-to-minijack aux adapter to connect your
portable MP3 Player. The RCA-to-minijack adapter features a plastic housing
which can be mounted under the dash for easier access.
Dual Video Outputs: Two RCA composite video output jacks allow
you send video to external monitors.
Remote Control: The unit comes with a 40-button wireless remote
control with a numeric keypad (0-9) for direct access of chapters, tracks, and preset