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Overview: The JVC KS-BTA100 Bluetooth Adapter provides Bluetooth
hands-free communication and digital audio streaming functions for your 2011-up
Bluetooth-ready JVC in-dash head unit , which also features a front- or rear-panel 3.5mm
auxiliary input. The JVC KS-BTA100 gives you hands-free communication from
your compatible Bluetooth mobile phone and wireless streaming audio from a
Bluetooth enabled digital audio player, when connected to a compatible
Bluetooth-ready JVC in-dash head unit . The JVC Bluetooth Adapter includes a
super-sensitive microphone, an Answer/End button, and playback controls. Your
Bluetooth-ready JVC in-dash head unit can be set to automatically mute any music
audio to your vehicle's speakers so you can listen to your telephone call using
your car speakers.
JVC head unit Compatibility: The JVC KS-BTA100 Bluetooth Adapter is
compatible with 2011-up Bluetooth-ready JVC in-dash head units, which also
feature a front- or rear-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input. Current compatible models include
(as of 3/7/2013):
- KD-A Series: 525, 625, 645,
- KD-R Series: 320, 330, 520, 530, 540, 620, 640
- KD-HD Series: 52, 57, 70
- KD-X Series: 200
- KW-R Series: 500
- KW-HD Series: 720
- KW-AV Series: 50, 61
- KW-AVX Series: 640
Bluetooth Technology: Bluetooth is a short-range wireless
radio communication technology for the mobile device such as cellular phones,
portable PCs and other devices. The Bluetooth devices can be connected to one
another without cables and communicate with each other. To send or receive voice
and data between this adapter and your Bluetooth device, the units must be
within 10 meters of each other.
Bluetooth Profile: The Bluetooth ver. 2.1+EDR certified adapter
supports the following Bluetooth profiles.
- HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
- A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
- AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
Pairing: When you connect a Bluetooth device to your JVC
receiver through this adapter for the first time, you must pair the two units.
Pairing allows Bluetooth devices to communicate to each other. To pair the two
units, you may need to enter the PIN code of your Bluetooth device you want to
connect. You can pair up to 8 Bluetooth devices to this adapter. Only one device
can be connected and used at any one given time.
Note: Not all Bluetooth devices will be compatible.
JVC Mobile Entertainment Bluetooth Support Page for a complete list of
compatible Bluetooth enabled devices.
Hands-Free Communication: The JVC KS-BTA100 Bluetooth Adapter supports
Bluetooth hands-free communication from your Bluetooth mobile phone through your
compatible 2011-up JVC head unit . The JVC KS-BTA100 features an integrated
microphone and Answer/End button to control your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone.
Your phone calls will be heard over your vehicle's speaker system.
- Microphone: The KS-BTA100's integrated microphone lets you carry
on your side of the conversation as well as voice dial your Bluetooth
enabled mobile phone's contacts. Your mobile phone must also support voice
dialing for this feature to work. You can adjust the microphone level
between - Low, Normal, or High.
- Answer/End Button: The KS-BTA100's integrated
Answer/End button lets you answer and end phone calls.
- Redial: You can redial the last number called or dialed.
- Private Mode: The KS-BTA100 lets you switch from Hands-Free mode
to Private Mode, so you can talk privately on your mobile phone.
Audio Streaming: The adapter allows your JVC head unit to playback
audio wirelessly from your Bluetooth compatible portable audio player or mobile
phone. You can use the KS-BTA100's integrated playback controls to operate the
following playback options of your Bluetooth compatible portable audio
player/mobile phone - Play/Pause, Stop, Fast-Forward/Reverse, and Skip
Note: You control your streaming music from the KS-BTA100's
controls, not your JVC head unit .
Connections: The JVC KS-BTA100 Bluetooth Adapter features an attached
9.5' cable which is terminated by power/ground/mute leads and a right-angle male
3.5mm connector. The power wire (Blue/white) connects to the turn-on lead
(Blue/white) of your JVC head unit, the ground wire (black) should be grounded to
your vehicle's metal chassis, and the mute (brown) wire connects to the mute
wire (brown) on your JVC head unit. The right-angle male 3.5mm connector plugs
into the front- or rear-panel auxiliary input on the back of your compatible JVC head unit.
Note: The KS-BTA100 must be plugged into the rear-panel auxiliary
input, if your compatible JVC head unit has both front- & rear-panel aux
inputs (not the front-panel
Mounting: The JVC KS-BTA100 Bluetooth Adapter includes two-sided tape
to mount the device to your vehicle's dash or console.