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Overview: The JVC KS-BTA50 Bluetooth Kit includes JVC's USB Bluetooth
Adapter (KS-UBT1) and an external microphone with mounting bracket. The JVC
KS-BTA50 provides Bluetooth hands-free communication and audio streaming support
through your compatible 2011 Bluetooth-ready JVC in-dash headunit.
Bluetooth Technology: Bluetooth is a two-way wireless
communication system allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly
from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, as well as wirelessly stream audio
from your Bluetooth enabled portable music player using the JVC in-dash
multimedia receiver. Bluetooth wireless technology operates on a 2.4GHZ
frequency band within a range of approximately 10 meters (about 33 feet).
JVC Headunit Compatibility: The JVC KS-BTA50 Bluetooth Kit is
compatible with the following 2011 Bluetooth-ready JVC in-dash headunits (as of
USB Bluetooth Adapter (KS-UBT1): The included JVC USB Bluetooth Adapter (KS-UBT1) can be connected to your
compatible Bluetooth-ready JVC headunit via its front-panel or rear-panel USB
Bluetooth Compatibility: The JVC KS-BTA50 is Bluetooth (v.2.0)
certified and supports Bluetooth hands-free communication and wireless audio
streaming. The following Bluetooth profiles are supported.
- HFP (Hands-Free Profile): Hands-free communication with
your Bluetooth enabled cellular phone in the vehicle (incoming/outgoing
- OPP (Object Push Profile): Phonebook transfer from your
Bluetooth enabled mobile phone to the headunit.
- PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile): Phonebook access from
your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone to the headunit.
- A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile): Music
streaming from your Bluetooth enabled phone or audio player to the headunit.
- AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile): Basic music
playback control of your Bluetooth enabled phone or audio player from the
Pairing: Your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or digital audio player
must be paired with the JVC KS-BTA50 before hands-free & wireless operation. You
can register up to five Bluetooth enabled devices with the JVC KS-BTA50. You can
keep two phones connected at all times (only one can be used during a call).
Note: Not all Bluetooth devices will be compatible.
http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/english/car/bluetooth/ for a complete
list of compatible Bluetooth enabled devices.
Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication: The JVC KS-BTA50
supports Bluetooth hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled mobile
phone through your compatible Bluetooth-ready JVC headunit. The controls of your
compatible JVC headunit can be used to dial a number, answer an in-coming call,
end a call, view SMS, and switch between Private/Hands-free mode.
- Answering a Call: When a call comes in, a ring-tone
will be heard through your vehicle's speaker, your JVC headunit's display
will flash, and the caller's name or phone number will be displayed. You can
answer the call from your JVC headunit's front-panel control or setup the
headunit to automatically answer the incoming call.
- Dialing a Number: Using your compatible JVC headunit,
you can dial a phone number in one of the following ways.
- Entering a Phone Number: directly dial a phone
number up to 32 digits from your JVC headunit
- Speed (Preset) Dialing: register up to 6 phone
numbers for quick dialing
- Phone Book: download phone book data from your cell
phone; up to 5,000 numbers can be stored for each registered cell phone
- Call Log: a list of calls
(outgoing/incoming/missed-50 each) that have originated from and were
received by this unit that you can dial
- Voice Dialing: if your mobile phone supports voice
recognition, then you can dial out by voice command - simply speak into
the included microphone
- SMS: You can wirelessly download the short message (SMS) arrived
at your cell-phone so that is can be read on your Bluetooth connected JVC
headunit. Your cell-phone must support SMS for this feature to function. The
SMS downloaded to this unit is cleared when this unit is turned off. You
cannot send text messages using this unit (read only).
- Private/Hands-Free Mode: During a conversation, you can
switch between the Private Mode (talking directly on your cell phone) and
the Hands Free Mode.
External Microphone: The JVC KS-BTA50 includes an external
microphone to carry on your side of your phone conversation and voice command
dialing. The external wired microphone offers improved audio quality versus an
integrated microphone, so you can be heard easier over noisy traffic and road
noise. You can adjust the level of the microphone without affecting the other
sources (through your compatible JVC headunit).
Mic Installation: The external microphone features an attached 9.75'
cable terminated by a right-angle 3.5mm connector which plugs into the mic input
on the rear-panel of the headunit. The microphone comes with a visor clip to
mount the mic to your vehicle's sun-visor, and a self-adhesive mounting bracket
to mount the mic to your dash or side-mount pillar.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The included Bluetooth USB
Adapter (KS-UBT1) also supports audio playback and control of a Bluetooth
enabled audio player through your compatible JVC in-dash headunit. Your
compatible JVC in-dash headunit will be able to control basic playback features
such as Play/Pause, Track/Folder Select, Fast Forward/Reverse, and Skip