JVC KD-HDR71BT

HD Radio™, hands-free calling, plus music streaming and apps
Are you a lover of local radio? JVC's KD-HDR71BT CD receiver kicks it up a notch with a built-in HD Radio tuner that pumps up the sound quality to near-CD level, while making AM broadcasts sound like traditional FM. And since stations can broadcast multiple channels on the same frequency, you may find you have more choices than ever before.

JVC gives you Bluetooth® with this receiver too. Pair up your iPhone®, Android™ smartphone, or Blackberry™, and you'll be able to receive text message notification, stream music, or access Internet radio stations, depending on your phone's features. You can also pair two phones at once, so there's no need to choose between your personal and business phones. When a call comes in, the receiver will blink either blue or red, so you'll know at a glance if your call is coming from home or the office. To answer a call, just tap the volume knob.

Great for Android smartphones
JVC's Android app lets you use your compatible Android phone's touchscreen to control receiver functions using finger swipes and gestures — for example, tap the screen to play and pause, or swipe right to skip forward a track. So pop your Android phone in a mount, and you can reach down to skip a track without taking your eyes off the road.

Control Pandora® Internet radio
JVC makes it easy to play your favorite Pandora stations. iPhone users can control Pandora when connected to the USB slot, while Android and Blackberry owners get full control of Pandora through the Bluetooth connection, depending on your phone's features.

Higher-power USB connection
JVC upped the power in their USB port, which lets you keep your smartphone charged, even when it's doing several tasks at once. And with your smartphone connected, you can listen to its internal memory as one source and access the little microSD card as another.

Want to keep your steering wheel controls?
In most vehicles, you can use an adapter (not included) to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this JVC stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and the JVC, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. Check the "Accessories" tab for compatible adapters.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in HD Radio™ tuner
    • included Bluetooth adapter for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • USB 1A connection provides extra power for charging devices
    • built-in iPod control
    • control PANDORA® from your iPhone, Android, or Blackberry smartphone
    • works with Android app for gesture control over music playback
    • built-in MOSFET amplifier (20 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • Separated Variable Color display
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • 24-bit digital-to-analog converter
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • 3-band parametric equalizer
    Expandability:
    • works with satellite radio tuner (subscription required)
    • inputs: front and rear USB ports (Bluetooth adapter plugs into rear port, or you can use both for music), front auxiliary input
    • outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (2.5-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
    Other features and specs:

    Why replace your factory radio?

    Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

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    Great stereo

    Written By Ed, Longview, TX on Monday, September 22, 2014

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    An excellent upgrade to my stock head unit. Very easy install and looks very good in my car.

    Pros: Love the usb inputs and HD tuner

    Cons: None

    Great unit

    Written By ChrisC, Cliffside Park, NJ on Thursday, September 11, 2014

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    I installed this unit into a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee, after the stock receiver began to fail. With all of the necessary installation tools included by Crutchfield, I was able to install this in about an hour or so. The radio's packed with great features, such as variable color display and Bluetooth, all of which seem to work prefectly. Mounted the mic near the instrument panel and call quality seems to be good. There is a definite sound improvement with this unit too, especially with the HD Radio technology, despite me having the stock speakers still installed. Overall, this is a great unit and it did not disappoint.

    Pros: Great sound quality, Hands-free calling, HD Radio built-in

    Cons: Slightly complicated menus

    Works great

    Written By ajl, Rochester, MN on Saturday, August 23, 2014

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    Overall this is a fine receiver. I marked the 'ease of use' down because I think the operations of this stereo are overly complicated. Most of the complication comes from the number of functions available--everything from multiple inputs, to EQ settings, to Bluetooth, to display color choices--it does a lot and that requires complication in the operation. Also, I don't have other modern receivers to compare this to except stereos that come standard in a car which are much easier to operate. Nonetheless, I would hope that somewhere is a stereo built on the principle that less is sometimes more. Also, I installed this in a Subaru--don't forget to connect the blue wire for the power amplifier for the antennae. I thought it meant a power antennae that goes up and retracts; not the case.

    Pros: Performs as advertised.

    Cons: Ease of operation is clutzy.

    Great flexabiltiy

    Written By BillP, Waterbury, CT on Friday, August 15, 2014

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    I decided on this unit for the Bluetooth and HD radio. It was my first experience with HD and its a pleasant surprise having the multi-channel stations. The setup menus for the radio can be a bit overwhelming at first, but in no time I had changed most of the settings, and paired an android, a windows, and iphone. This was not my first radio installation and as usual the Crutchfield included mounting hardware and instructions were excellent. This radio comes with a wired microphone for hands free calling that after taking a shortcut in the placement I discovered it has limited pickup of my normal speaking voice. Overall this is an excellent radio with enough features to please in this price range.

    Pros: Bluetooth connectivity, HD, multiple colors and day/night brightness levels, great sound quality

    Cons: limited microphone pickup range, setup can be time consuming only because of the all the choices, buttons on the radio and remote are small and labels can be difficult to read (for an old guy like me. )

    bud

    Written By bud, new martinsville, wv on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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    Very nice radio. Changing lights in face are neat.

    Pros: Very easy to answer your phone.

    Cons: Volume know is very slick , hard to adjust volume. Buttons need to be easier to accrss.

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    Written By bryan, hawaii on Friday, July 25, 2014

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    I really love my new deck works great sounds great could not ask for more bluetooth makes me ask myself why diddnt I do this sooner if u have a phone and drive get one

    Pros: Mostly everything

    Cons: Remote control little small and not a whole lot of fearures on it and cant find a pause theres a mute but no pause

    JVC Perfection and Value

    Written By David T., Anadarko, OK on Sunday, July 20, 2014

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    The JVC KD-HDR71BT is a value packed technologically advanced receiver for anyone needing HD radio, CD, and Bluetooth with iPod/iPhone controller capability. Has an aux input on the back and the faceplate for ease of interface and full of features not found in many receivers twice it's price!

    Pros: Full features, good power built right in and a very good looking receiver! This receiver is packed with growth capability too. I just hope it is built as well as it looks!

    Cons: May be slightly complicated to maneuver the adjustment settings menu, but it's really just a learning curve. Previous experience with JVC Arsenal receivers has been a bit of a disappointment... my last one (replaced by this one) played just fine, but all the controls quit working and it was about 18 months old. Out of warranty and who knows what it would have cost to repair it. I just ordered a new one and tossed the old one in the trash. Shame.....!

    JVC KD-HDR71BT

    Written By Robert, Pinson,Alabama on Saturday, July 12, 2014

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    This my second Chrutchfield car audio purchase. Just like the first one years ago the installation was a snap. Chrutchfield deserves kudos for the simplified instruction set included with the audio purchase. All the installation parts included do their job and make the decision process to purchase a no brainer. The JVC unit is exactly what I was looking for to go in my Mazda truck. The stereo works flawlessly and is quite easy to set up. Sound is so nice in the small cab of the truck.

    Pros: Ease of installation is a great benefit. It was installed and set up in about an hour and a half. Sound quality is what I was looking for and this unit gives that to me at a fair price. I am 65 years old and if this was an easy install for me most any one can get the job done.

    Cons: Not really a con but there are so many units to choose from I spent more time making up my mind than the installation took to complete.

    A lot of bells and whistles for the money

    Written By NW, St. Petersburg, FL on Thursday, June 19, 2014

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    I upgraded my 1999 Saturn factory radio for the JVC KD-HDR71BT. I was interested in having an HD radio with bluetooth options. I also wanted to have a USB outlet available on the front of the radio. Wow what a difference this radio makes. I put in decent speakers several years ago and had no idea what the right radio could do for them. The bluetooth works well with my Windows 8 phone. Another bonus is the Pandora radio option. I use my IPOD Touch with the Pandora app. I have ordered from Crutchfield before and have always been pleased with their products and services. I have never installed a radio before and it was so easy. It went so quickly I couldn't believe I was done. I would recommend this radio. There are others that are less expensive, but they don't have all these great options.

    Pros: Tons of out of the box options. Front and rear USB port. HD Radio & Bluetooth. Remote control.

    Cons: The auto search buttons are super small and a little bit challenging to press when driving.

    A very good product!

    Written By E.N., New Alexandria Pa on Sunday, June 08, 2014

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    A very nice product but a little difficult to use at first. Sound quaility is good.

    Pros: Easy installation, a lot of good features

    Cons: hard to use at first

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    Written By Anonymous, DAYTON NJ on Thursday, May 29, 2014

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    Excellent

    Pros: Lots of features

    Cons: Not user friendly

    JVC KD-HDR71BT

    Written By BrianB, Chicago on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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    Installed in a 1998 Olds Bravada which already has JVC front components and rear coaxials. Though not my first choice due to budget reasons, it met my minimum requirements of Bluetooth, HD Radio, USB input and front/rear/sub preouts. BT works well and the radio has no problem reading my 16GB micro usb. It has a good number of sound processing options that will be more useful once I finish the rest of the system. Still getting used to navigating all of the menus. Overall, pretty good headunit considering the price and included install gear.

    Pros: Good sound with plenty of personalization and expansion options. BT is great.

    Cons: Single line display.

    Nice Stereo For The Price

    Written By AL, CT on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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    Good deal...USB works awesome with pandora / android OS...change sources without issue and phone works well too...you need to position the mic properly

    enjoying my new toy

    Written By Big daddy, Baltimore on Friday, May 23, 2014

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    The unit sounds great. It recognizes my phone seconds after I turn on my truck. Navigation through sources is easy as is getting to the many features. My favourite is the problem EQ it has made listening such a joy. Good job JVC!!!!!

    Pros: Great look, sounds and features

    Cons: None. I received more than I expected.

    Good deck

    Written By wally, wa on Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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    Excellent sound for the price. All the bells and whistles. Good radio reception in digital and analog. Bluetooth mic is good but not great. I'm glad I bought this deck.

    Pros: Good bluetooth and hd radio. Can adjust color to match dash. PRICE!

    Cons: Slightly awkward settings menu.

    OK radio HAS FLAWS

    Written By Chris, Atlanta, GA on Friday, May 09, 2014

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    Radio sounds good, good build, but...... Several flaws
    1. When shifting from preset station to a substation or another frequency, and then back radio loses track of preset, and returns to 1st preset.
    2. Bluetooth usb dongle does not always activate, and radio has to be shut down to get the radio to recognize it.
    3. Radio does not alway recognize plugged in usb stick, and radio has to be shut down to get the radio to recognize it.
    4. Radio rescans usb stick each time the source is switched to the usb source even if no changes have been made. -Really annoying 30 sec - 2 min each time depending on size of stick.

    Overly complicated.

    Written By robertg222, Silver Spring, MD on Monday, May 05, 2014

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    My choice of radios for a Volvo was very limited so I ended up with the JVC. So far the unit seems to work just fine. But actually using it with the way the menus are setup is a bit of a challenge. First off even though you get 18 preset stations you can only use 6 of them easily with the buttons. For the rest you need to drill down through the menus. Not practical when driving. The balance,fader, EQ are also things that you have to drill down through the menus to get to. Then when you are adjusting the ED and also want to change the volume you have to get out of the menus and then back into the menus to do more adjustments. Defiantly can't do it while driving. I don't really think that the people who designed this radio ever actually used it in a car. The screen brightness is also a real let down. In daylight it is almost impossible to read at any angle.

    Pros: Sounds good. Lots of features.

    Cons: Screen to dim in daylight. Not readable.

    Great unit

    Written By idtwins, Gresham, OR on Sunday, April 27, 2014

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    Great sound and easy to install. The wire colors matched the Crutchfield supplied wiring harness making it very easy to match everything up. Was able to setup the blue tooth on the first try and so far no issues with it.

    Pros: Multiple color selection is pretty cool. Has all the sound features I was looking for (Adjustable EQ and loudness control). Drives MTX terminator speakers well without external amp.

    Cons: The display is dim if viewed at an angle. In my install, I cannot control the angle at which the stereo mounts so from the driver seat, the display is barely visible during the day on full brightness. Figuring out how to set radio presets higher than 6 has been a challenge.

    JVC HD receiver

    Written By beatdrum, Greenville, SC on Friday, April 25, 2014

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    Overall, a good sounding receiver for the money.

    Pros: Sound Quality, HD capability

    Cons: Bluetooth phone connection is problematic

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    Written By ross, warroad,mn 56763 on Thursday, April 17, 2014

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    wonderful radio sound quality is amazing and all the different colors to choose from for display makes universal to match to any color of vehicle if wanted

    Pros: great sound and display

    Cons: little confusing to operate at first but get used to pretty fast

    sweet

    Written By ezaspie, 80013 on Wednesday, April 02, 2014

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    Good radio for my wrangler. Ipod controls, Bluetooth, and have radio are awesome sounding. Ipod controls UI is hard to use and reverts to numbers since the title loads so slow.

    Pros: Hd radio, Bluetooth, ipod

    Cons: Weak amp, user interface

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    Written By aaron, lancaster wi. on Monday, March 24, 2014

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    you guys are awsome it comes with everything you need to hook it up just install. i will be back for sure.

    Nice Radio !

    Written By Chris M, Prospect Ct on Monday, March 24, 2014

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    Very Happy with this radio and the expert service of Crutchfield made this install very easy !

    Pros: Lots of great features easy to use

    Cons: phone Mic quality is "ok" but most are not good so it is on par with others in the market

    Nice stereo

    Written By Link C, Wilmington, OH on Friday, March 21, 2014

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    We like the sound, the look, the quality of the Bluetooth connection.

    Pros: Looks sharp. Sounds great. Though it takes a few seconds each time the Bluetooth initially connects, once it does, it sounds great and we have had no trouble keeping the connection.

    Cons: It isn't as user friendly as I would like. We've had it a month or two and I still haven't gotten used to how to get to all the FM radio presets...or to display the clock when I want to see the time. I'm sure that I will figure these out, but it hasn't been obvious.

    Nice and easy!

    Written By mikrc, Santa Rosa, California on Monday, March 03, 2014

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    Looks good, sounds good, sooooo easy to use!

    Awesome Receiver!

    Written By wangc77, Pennsauken, NJ on Sunday, March 02, 2014

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    Great value for the price. This came with HD radio and bluetooth. Mic quality is also above average. My only two knock against it is 1. I had to remove the face trim to make it fit into my Corolla and 2. No diagram for the wiring on the back so you had to guess a bit .

    Pros: HD radio. Bluetooth. Good quality Mic. Sound quality is excellent.

    Cons: Face Trim had to be remove to fit. No wiring diagram so you had to guess a little when soldering this to the included wiring harness which did have a wiring diagram. Not a big deal but when you have to solder and heat wrap 12 wires together, you like to be 100% sure that you've connected everything to the right wires so you don't have to redo anything.

    Great Radio

    Written By Brknick, Morgantown, WV on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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    This radio has everything I need. Bluetooth, CD, Satellite ready. East installation .!!

    Pros: Phone hookup through Bluetooth works great

    great radio

    Written By Anonymous, clarkston,mi,48348 on Monday, February 24, 2014

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    radio works great bluetooth works well with Android

    JVC KD-HDR71BT

    Written By Trbsami, Indianapolis, IN on Saturday, February 15, 2014

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    Installed well, good instuctions, quality seems good. Not very easy to use the basic functions: long button holds to get places, 3 or 4 buttons to get to balance/ fade/ treb/ bass controls. Long hold to turn off, no direct access to AM/ FM switch.

    Pros: Nice display. Sound is very good. I love the HD radio and bluetooth for talking on the phone!

    Cons: Too intricate for the basic functions. Guess I want it all!

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    Written By ReginaldS, Kingshill, VI on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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    I installed the unit yesterday. It is very easy to operate and sounds great.

    JVC KD-HDR71BT Head Unit

    Written By LuckeeD0g, San Jose, CA on Saturday, February 08, 2014

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    I installed this in my wife's 1992 VW Corrado a few weeks ago and she's been extremely happy with it. It sounds great, and is easy to use.

    Pros: BluTooth functions are easy to use and work well. Interface with iPhone and iPod work great.

    Cons: Adding a Sirius tuner required a separate box, which was more money, and a bit more annoying.

    JVC KD-HDR71BT

    Written By Robedwei, Sacramento,ca on Sunday, February 02, 2014

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    Installed easily.

    Love it!

    Written By am2airframe, Shoreline, CT on Friday, January 31, 2014

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    Purchased this head unit to replace a stock GM one in my truck which didn't illuminate anymore. The install took about 45 minutes which was longer than it should have taken at 9 PM outside in the dark with 15 degree temps, lol. Just had to get it installed. After the install I was able to quickly dial in the audio, EQ, stations and colors. Once everything was complete I paired my Bluetooth. I have had this installed with four new speakers and a powered compact sub for over a week and couldn't be happier. JVC has really stepped up their game and I am able to really tune in the highs, mids, and lows. Very impressed by the quality and low price of this unit. Crutchfield truly makes retrofitting old car stereos fun by including detailed instructions, hardware, and super helpful tech support. Thanks

    Pros: Quality, looks, features, sound, price

    Cons: Bluetooth has an intermittent delay sometimes if I am in and out of the vehicle. Not too bad though

    JVC UNIT

    Written By andrew, panama city florida on Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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    Great radio excellent tech support

    Pros: Easy to install great accessories for proper installation provided.

    Cons: none

    JVC KD-HDR71BT

    Written By Anonymous, detroit mi on Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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    Great unit for the price

    JVC

    Written By Bob B, Bunker Hill Il. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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    Installation was simple,just takes a little time soldering wires.The wife has a company and personal phone that work great with the Bluetooth.Would definitely recommend to friends for hands free use.Crutchfield support is very good also

    Pros: Bluetooth works great,easy install and great sound.Can change colors on illumination.Works very well with I phone for placing a call.

    Cons: None yet

    Loved the radio

    Written By Ms Frog, Pembroke Pines Florida on Thursday, January 16, 2014

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    Radio works great, this is ecactily what I had asked the sales agent for and it works exactly as I had hoped. WOuld not change anything about this radio. Sounds fantastic in my jeep. Can't beat the quality at this price point.

    Pros: Easy to use, excellent sound, installation (by my friend) was reasonable.

    Cons: none

    Great Radio With A Right Price

    Written By DJ Javier, Bayamón, Puerto Rico on Friday, January 10, 2014

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    With features that exceeds actually offered in more expensive double spaced units, this JVC have it ALL. Great sound with factory speakers and radio reception, CD Player, USB port and Bluetooth with smartphone apps compability. You can even set different colors in the dial section and the display section separately. Are you kidding me? Like most single dial control units, configuring and settings can take a while to get used to but you can always check out the well-documented user guide. This was installed in a 2004 Chevy Cavalier; included detailed instructions were really appreciated (you got to take out most of the dash to install this baby).

    Pros: Features, Radio Reception, Sound Quality.

    Cons: None so far.

    Great head unit!

    Written By Glenn, Lancaster, PA on Friday, January 03, 2014

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    Great head unit for the price. It has Bluetooth, HD radio, and all the bells and whistles for under $200. Crutch field tech helped me choose my new system and they were great to work with. They were patient and helpful, and they event sent me a handwritten thank you note. Can't get service like that anywhere else. And to top it all off they shipped my new system to my house for free within 24 hours from time I placed the order. Simply awesome!

    Pros: Value, sound, quality, and Crutchfield support!

    Cons: None that I've found yet.

    Great Product

    Written By Duke, Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, December 31, 2013

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    This JVC lineup of auto stereos with Bluetooth in this price range is fantastic. I have replaced at least 3 vehicle head units with various JVC models in this price range with similar features, and they all look and sound great. The user selectable frequency EQ option is a big plus since you can really tune the output of these stereos to match the speakers it is driving. Selectable colors for the display and buttons customizes the look in your dashboard. Programmable output options for pre-amp out to subs is also a plus with the low & hi pass filters to further separate the signals going to subs and the full range speakers. Bluetooth works great for streaming audio and phone. This JVC stereo, like the others in this line up, is a great value that will not disappoint.

    Pros: Programmable User EQ, Selectable output options, clean sound, removable faceplate, remote control

    Cons: None

    good value

    Written By John S, Chandler, AZ on Monday, December 30, 2013

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    Overall I'm pleased with the purchase.

    Pros: Sound quality is excellent and plenty of power.

    Cons: Big knob is too slippery and hard to control while driving especially with bumps. Changing radio stations other then the initial 6 pre sets is quite a chore. Navigation of all functions is generally not user friendly.

    Great unit!

    Written By Paul C, Cincinnati OH on Monday, December 30, 2013

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    Nice head unit. Easy install with install kit. Great display. Could customize colors and intensity for both day and night. Bright white is very visible in day when lights off. Goes to orange to match dash lights when headlamps on. Very easy menus. Great Bluetooth. Nice to have pandora. Mic easily routed to A column for hands free calls. A winner. Dual USB allowed iPod in glovebox with front driving phone. Versatile.

    Pros: Good sound. Great looks. Legibility in all lighting. Great Bluetooth. HD radio quality.

    Cons: None.

    hot one

    Written By rmt, HOMER ILL on Thursday, December 19, 2013

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    GOOD RAIDO

    Pros: HAS DIFFRENT COLORS

    Cons: NOT BUILT VERY GOOD

    MY-JVC KD-HDR71BT

    Written By Joseph J., Bushkill, PA on Sunday, December 15, 2013

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    This radio has very good bass and treble, but volume settings between the satellite and other functions vary greatly. Volume with the AM/FM tuner requires it to be set very low before switching to Sirius satellite function or it will be very loud and possibly blowout your speakers. I have to set the volume to no high then 2 before switching from FM to Sirius. This radio gives you good bass at a lower setting then other radios. It has two USB ports (one in front and one on back that can be extended out to the front with a small modification to mounting bracket. Bluetooth microphone is also included with this radio making it easy to use your cell phone hands-free. It also has built-in HD radio though you need to be within 25 miles of the broadcasting station to receive a good HD signal. Overall this is a very good radio with many features built into it.

    Pros: Built-in HD radio receiver, two USB ports, Sirius Satellite ready, built-in Bluetooth, very good bass, middle and treble levels settings. Many different color display settings are available. Very good aftermarket head unit.

    Cons: Sensitive volume settings switching between FM tuner and Sirius satellite function, it will be very loud on the Sirius setting if volume is above 2 on FM tuner.

    Great buy

    Written By Sammy R., Orange County CA on Friday, December 13, 2013

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    This is a great stereo, I looked at a lot of stereos in this price range and this was the best buy. BT, HD, 6-channel

    Pros: BT, HD, 6-channel

    Cons: The only thing about this stereo and every stereo with this many features is learning the setting controls. This was not as big of issue for me as it came out of the box sounding great

    JVC KD-HDR71BT

    Written By Victor T, Newark De/l. on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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    Great

    JVC

    Written By KenS, Winchester, CA on Sunday, October 20, 2013

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