7" Retractable Touchscreen Monitor:
The BOSS BV9974B features a
motorized-retractable 7" touchscreen TFT widescreen active matrix display
monitor. The screen has a resolution of 336,960 pixels (1440 x 234).
The unit provides touchscreen controls with interactive video graphics, making
menu navigation easy.
Auto Open/Close: The display
automatically closes when the unit is
turned off. If you turn the unit back on, the unit's monitor will automatically
Display Adjustment: The unit offers four preset display
modes - Bright, Soft, Sharp, and User. In the User mode, you can adjust the unit's display brightness,
contrast, color, and hue to suit your viewing needs.
Secondary Display: The BOSS BV9974B features a secondary LCD display
(blue-backlit) so you can view station and track information while listening to
music without having to open the display monitor.
Detachable Front-Panel: The BOSS multimedia receiver's front-panel is
detachable to deter theft and comes with a protective storage case.
PRK SW: 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 green wire (attached to unit's rear-chassis) must be hardwired into the vehicle's parking brake
light circuit, and the vehicle's parking brake must be engaged. The green parking
brake wire is used to connect to your parking brake light wire (video on the LCD
monitor can only be displayed when this unit's green PRK SW wire senses that the
parking brake has been engaged in the vehicle).
D/A Converter: The BOSS BV9974B is equipped with a
high-performance 24-bit digital-to-analog converter with 8x oversampling.
Amplifier: The BV9974B is
equipped with a 45 watt RMS x 4-channel amplifier (80 watts Peak x 4-channel).
Preamp Outputs: The BOSS
multimedia receiver features Front, Rear, and Subwoofer preamp outputs.
Preset EQ: Preset EQ curves are stored into memory, allowing
you to recall the best setting for different types of music. You may choose from
the following presets: Pop, Rock, Classical, or Flat.
Bass & Treble: You can independently adjust the headunit's Bass &
Treble (-7 to +7).
D.Bass: This is bass boost function to enhance bass frequencies.
Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for deficiencies
in the low and high sound ranges at low volume.
DRC: This function reduces a Dolby Digital soundtrack's
dynamic range so you can hear quieter dialog without being overwhelmed by loud
VSS: When playing a disc recorded with 5.1-channels, the BV9974Bwill
output and audio signal with a virtual surround sound effect.
AM/FM Tuner: The headunit features a built-in AM/FM tuner
with manual, seek, and preset tuning.
Preset Tuning: The unit features 3 FM bands and 2 AM bands
with the capability of storing 6 presets for each band giving you a total of 18
FM presets and 12 AM presets (30 total). You can also automatically store the
six strongest stations in your area inside the current selected band.
Local Seek: The unit's tuner is equipped with a Seek mode
that when used with the Local function, only allows radio stations with a strong
local radio signals to be played.
Radio Data System (RDS): The unit's tuner features RDS
(Radio Data System). RDS is a service used by some radio stations to transmit
data outside of normal radio broadcast signals. When an RDS station is received,
you can immediately find out what kind of data is being transmitted by looking
at the program service name which appears in the display after the frequency.
RDS features an emergency transmission function which interrupts regular
programming to broadcast an emergency announcement (such as a tornado or severe
storm). There is also a switchable Traffic Information function, which will
automatically tune a traffic bulletin when it is broadcast, even when you're not
listening to the radio.
European Tuning: The tuner features selectable North America
and European tuning.
Disc Compatibility: The BOSS BV9974B has a front-loading disc-slot to
make loading your disc easier, so you don't have to extract or retract the
unit's monitor every time you want to load a disc. The BV9974B supports playback
of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, VCD/SVCD, CD-Audio, and CD-R/RW discs. It will
also recognize MP3/WMA audio files, JPEG still-image files, and MPEG-4 video
files recorded onto DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, and CD-R/RW discs.
ESP: The BOSS BV9974B provides electronic skip protection for all
compatible disc formats.
Multi-Angle Display: This function allows you to choose the
viewing angle of scenes that were shot from a number of different angles.
Note: This function is limited to DVDs recorded with
multiple camera angles.
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.
Off Insert/Eject: You can load and eject a disc with the unit off.
Auto Reload: When a disc is ejected and left sticking out of
the disc slot for 10 seconds, the unit automatically reloads the disc to protect
if from damage.
Mounting: For proper operation of the CD/DVD player, the
chassis must be mounted with 30-degrees of horizontal.
SD-Card Slot: The BOSS BV9974B features an SD-card slot behind the
detachable front-panel for playback of audio (MP3/WMA), still-image (JPEG), and
video (MP4) files stored on an SD memory card (up to 8GB). The BV9974B provides
playback control of your SD/SDHC files. The unit will also display ID3 tag
information for compressed music files.
USB Port: The BOSS BV9974B features a front-panel mini-USB type-B port
and comes supplied with a 21" mini-USB to standard USB (type-A) cable for
playback of audio (MP3/WMA), still-image (JPEG), and video (MP4) files stored on
a USB (MSC) device. The BV9974B provides playback and charging functions for
your USB (MSC) device. The unit will also display ID3 tag information for
compressed music files.
Note: Supports USB version 1.1 & 2.0. The USB port
does not support iPod, iPhone, or Zune.
Playback Functions: The BOSS multimedia receiver provides various
playback functions such as Random, Repeat, Repeat A-B, Slow-Play, and Zoom.
Search Functions: The BOSS multimedia receiver offers various search
functions such as Intro Scan, Fast-Forward/Reverse, Skip (Previous/Next), and
Direct Search (from remote).
Dual Video Outs: Dual rear-panel RCA composite video-output
jacks allow you add external monitors such as rear headrest monitors (sold
separately). You can set the video output to 16:9, 4:3 Pan&Scan, or 4:3 Letter
Box to match the aspect ratio of your connected screen.
Dual AV Inputs: The BV9974B features a front-panel 3.5mm AV
input and a rear-panel composite video AV input for temporary connection of your
portable MP3 player and permanent connection of your external video player.
Camera Input: The unit features a composite video input for
connecting an optional rear view camera. The video from this connection can be
set to display when switched to this input, or display the rear view camera
video automatically when the vehicle is shifted into Reverse gear. The
white reverse-gear wire (attached to chassis) must be connected to the vehicle's
reverse lamp circuit for automatic video switching.
Remote Control: The BOSS BV9974B comes supplied with a
48-Key, full-function, infrared wireless remote control.
Built-in Bluetooth: The BOSS BV9974B features built-in Bluetooth
communication and supports Bluetooth hands-free communication (HFP) and
Bluetooth audio streaming (A2DP/AVRCP).
- Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication: The unit's built-in Bluetooth
hands-free communication allows for wireless communication between the
headunit and your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone. The headunit features a
built-in, front-panel microphone to speak into during your phone
conversation, while the other party is heard through your vehicle's
speakers. Incoming phone calls will ring through your vehicle's speakers and
the phone number will be displayed on the BV9974B's integrated monitor. You
can dial out by using the numeric keypad on the included remote control. The
headunit also allows you to quickly redial a number by pressing the "Phone"
icon on the unit's integrated touchscreen.
- Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The unit's built-in Bluetooth audio
streaming allows you to play back audio files from your Bluetooth enabled
phone, PDA, or personal music player using a Bluetooth connection. You can
also control the music stored on your Bluetooth audio player from the