Disc & USB Playback
6.1" TFT LCD Touchscreen Monitor: The KW-V200BT features
a 6.1" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touchscreen monitor. The screen has a resolution
of 800 (H) x 480 (V) x RGB with 1,152,000 total pixels. The LCD serves as a
video monitor, system information display, and touchscreen control panel.
- Gesture Control: Gesture Control lets you operate certain
functions of the KW-V200BT by making specific gesture commands on the unit's
touchscreen. You can adjust the volume of the multimedia receiver by making a
circular motion with your finger on the unit's touchscreen. You'll also be able
to navigate your music by simply swiping the touchscreen left/right or
- Hard-Key Controls: In addition to the head unit's
touchscreen monitor, the KW-V200BT features hard-key controls along the left
edge of the screen. The unit includes a 3-way rotary dial for Volume
(up/down) control and push-button controls for Power, Menu, Display, and
Note: There are ten options for the menu language including
English, French, Spanish, and seven others.
Variable Color Illumination: You can
change the color of background, text, touchscreen buttons, and hard-key
buttons. The color of the background, text, and buttons can be changed
independently from one another.
- Background: The unit's
background color can be changed to one of eight preset colors - blue, light
blue, red, green, yellow, orange, violet, or white. You can also create a
custom color using a combination (0-31) of red, green, and blue.
While playing a video or JPEG file, you can capture an image and use the
captured image as your background. When using a JPEG file as the background,
make sure that the resolution is 800 x 600 pixels. The color of the captured
image may look different from that of the actual scene. You cannot
capture copyrighted content and images from the iPod/iPhone.
- Text: The unit's
onscreen text can be changed to one of seven preset colors - blue, red,
green, yellow, orange, violet, or white. You can also create a custom color
using a combination (0-31) of red, green, and blue.
- Buttons: The unit's touchscreen and hard-key button
color can be changed to one of eight preset colors - blue, light blue, red,
green, yellow, orange, violet, or white. You can also choose to have the
unit constantly scroll through all eight preset color. In addition, you can
create a custom color using a combination (0-31) of red, green, and blue.
Note: You can save
separate color settings for Daytime and Nighttime driving.
Aspect Ratio & Picture Adjustment: You can adjust the brightness and
black level of the unit's onscreen display. You can also adjust the contrast,
color, tint, and detail level during video playback. The adjustment level for
each setting is -15 to +15. You can also choose from four aspect
modes for the in-dash display:
- Regular: For 4:3 source material, 4:3 and 16:9 pictures
display with black bars on either side (16:9 images are compressed).
- Full: Expands 4:3 pictures horizontally to fill the
entire width of the screen, distorting the picture slightly but retaining
full image height.
- Panorama: For viewing 4:3 pictures naturally on the
unit's wide-screen display.
- Auto: The correct aspect mode is automatically chosen
based on the incoming signal.
Adjustable Dimmer: When the illumination lead (orange/white)
is connected and the dimmer set to Auto, the display will dim automatically when
you turn on your vehicle's lights. The dimmer can also be set to Off (normal
brightness at all times), On (display is always dimmed), or Dimmer Time Set (you
program the time for the dimmer to turn off an on).
Clock Display: The DVD receiver offers a 12-hour clock which
is visible from any source or menu screen. With your vehicle's key in the
accessory or start position, the head unit will continue to display the LCD
background image, clock, and button illumination during "AV Off" mode. Pressing
and holding the source button turns the unit off completely.
Parking Brake Detection: To prevent the display of video
while the vehicle is in motion, the light green wire (attached to rear-chassis)
must be connected to the vehicle's parking brake detection circuit. You cannot
view video unless your vehicle's parking brake is engaged. If you attempt to
view video without the parking brake engaged, the unit's LCD touchscreen will
simply display "Parking Off". While your vehicle is in motion (parking brake
off), you can still view all of the head unit's menu screens/settings, source
information, metadata, and album artwork.
2-DIN Chassis: The JVC KW-V200BT has a 2-DIN chassis (also
known as "Double-DIN"), and will fit in many vehicles with a large dash opening.
The unit can be ISO-mounted using factory brackets. There is no mounting sleeve
included for a Euro- or Custom-mount installation. As always, please consult
Outfit My Car to verify fit with your vehicle.
Bluetooth Technology: The JVC KW-V200BT is equipped with
built-in Bluetooth (2.1+EDR) allowing you to make and receive phone calls
wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your
smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless
technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to
interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth
- Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.5 (Hands Free Profile),
OPP 1.1 (Object Push Profile), PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access Profile).
- Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile), AVRCP 1.3 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with the JVC KW-V200BT. See
JVC's Bluetooth compatibility chart for a complete list of compatible
Bluetooth enabled devices.
SPP (Secure Simple Pairing): With Secure Simple Pairing
(SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the JVC KW-V200BT
without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings. When a
registered Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto
connection function automatically pairs the two units. You can register up to
five Bluetooth-enabled devices with the JVC head unit (only one paired phone can
be used at a time).
Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication: The head unit supports
Bluetooth hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. The
touchscreen controls of the KW-V200BT can be used to dial a number, answer an
in-coming call, or end a call. The unit also includes an external microphone
(featuring adjustable gain), so you can carry on your side of the conversation
while listening to the caller through your vehicles speakers (All or Front
only). During a conversation, you can switch between the Private Mode (talking
directly on your cell phone) and the Hands Free Mode.
- Answering a Call: When a call comes in, a ring-tone
will be heard through your vehicle's speaker and the caller's name or phone
number will be displayed. You can answer the call from the head unit's
touchscreen, or setup the head unit to automatically answer the incoming
call immediately in 5 seconds. The KW-V200BT also supports the Call Waiting
function, so you can answer another incoming call while suspending the
current call you are on. Your compatible cell-phone must also support this
- Dialing a Number: Using the KW-V200BT, you can dial a
phone number in one of the following ways:
- Entering a Phone Number: Allows you to directly
dial a phone number up to 32 digits from the head unit's touchscreen.
- Speed (Preset) Dialing: Allows you to register up
to 6 phone numbers for quick dialing. The preset numbers can be accessed
from the head unit's touchscreen.
- Phone Book: You can dial by using the downloaded
phone book. You can download phone book data from your cell phone to the
KW-V200BT. Up to 5,000 numbers can be stored for each registered cell
phone. Each number can be up to 32 digits long and each name can be up
to 50 characters long. You can search the phone book alphabetically
- Call History: The Call History is a list of calls
that have originated from and were received by this unit that you can
dial. You can select Outgoing, Incoming, or Missed calls (up to 50
- Voice Dialing: If your mobile phone supports voice
recognition, then you can dial out by voice command. Simply speak into
the included microphone.
Note: This unit allows you to answer a call or dial out
using any option without engaging the parking brake.
External Microphone: The JVC KW-V200BT 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 volume level and noise cancellation of the microphone
without affecting the other sources. The external microphone features an
attached 10' cable terminated by a right-angle 3.5mm connector which plugs into
the mic input on the rear-panel of the head unit. The microphone offers an
integrated mounting bracket which can be clipped to your vehicle's sun-visor or
taped to your dash. The external microphone measures 0.525" (diameter) x 1.505"
SMS: If your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone is compatible
with SMS (Short Message Service), the JVC head unit will notify you when a
message has been received. You must then use your phone to check the message.
You cannot read, edit, or send a message through this unit.
Wireless Audio Streaming (w/ Metadata Display): The JVC
KW-V200BT also supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a
Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. The KW-V200BT will be able to
control basic playback functions of your Bluetooth device's stored music; such
as Play/Pause, Skip Next/Previous, Fast Forward/Rewind and Random/Repeat. The
head unit will also display your stored music's song information; such as Artist
name and Song/Album title. The KW-V200BT also supports audio streaming of music
apps downloaded on your smartphone with metadata display and limited control.
Advanced music control of your music apps will still need be done via your
Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. When an incoming call or outgoing call is in
progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be
paused so you can take your call. Once the call is finished, your streaming
music will resume.
Siri Eyes Free Control: When paired and connected with an
iPhone with Siri via Bluetooth (not USB), the JVC KW-V200BT has the ability
to access Siri through its touchscreen and external microphone. Simply press the
touchscreen "voice command" icon on the Bluetooth Phone screen to engage Siri
and use the included microphone to communicate with Siri. Siri's voice will
heard through your vehicle's speakers. All Siri functions including hands-free
calling, music search, setting reminders, text-messaging, audible navigation,
and more can be done through the KW-V200BT and its microphone. The head unit's
LCD touchscreen will only display hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio
information (all other functions of Siri are only audible through the JVC
KW-V200BT; visual data will still need to be viewed from your iPhone device).
Note: You can ask Siri to get directions to a destination
and the turn-by-turn instructions will heard through your vehicle's
speakers, while the on-screen map still displays on your iPhone with Siri. The
head unit's audio is attenuated while Siri provides audible directions.
Disc & USB Playback
Disc Compatibility: The unit has a front-loading disc-slot to make
loading your disc easier because there is no panel to slide or fold-down. The
JVC KW-V200BT supports playback of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW,
DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, CD-R/RW, and VCD discs. The unit supports MPEG-1/MPEG-2 and
DiVX video files recorded on to CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, or DVD+R/RW discs. It also supports
playback of MP3/WMA/WAV music files loaded onto a CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, or DVD+R/RW
USB Port: The JVC KW-V200BT features a rear-panel USB type-A
port (attached to the unit's rear-chassis by a 38" cable) for connection and
control of a portable USB mass-storage class (MSC) device; such as select
Android smartphones (Froyo/Gingerbread OS only), portable digital audio players,
or USB thumbdrives. The USB port
enables playback of MP3, WMA, WAV audio files; as well as JPEG still-picture
files stored on a compatible USB memory device. The KW-V200BT also supports video
playback of MPEG1/MPEG2 video files from a connected portable USB MSC device.
USB portable audio devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when
plugged into the DVD receiver's USB port (5V/1A), and the vehicle's ignition
switch is set to ACC or On.
File Compatibility: The JVC KW-V200BT supports the following
types of audio, video, and photo files recorded onto a disc or loaded onto a USB
mass storage class device.
or DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW)
||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet,
Playable File Types
MP3: bit rate of 32-320kbps
w/ sampling rates of 16-48kHz
WMA: bit rate of 32-320kbps
w/ sampling rates of 22.05-48kHz
WAV: bit rate of 16-bit w/ sampling rate of 44.1kHz
MPEG-1: 352x240 to 720x480
or 352x280 to720x576 (4.0Mbps)
MPEG-2: 352x240 to 720x480
or 352x280 to 720x576 (4.0Mbps)
DivX (disc only): .divx, .div, or .avi (4.0Mbps)
JPEG: 32x32 to 8192x7680
Maximum # of
files (999 files per folder)
||MP3 ID3-tags (ver.
1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA-tags, AAC-tags, and WAV-tags
Playback Screen: During DVD playback, you can control
certain operations simply by touching an area of the screen. The touchscreen has
4 functions areas. You can touch the left of the screen to start the current
chapter over, or the right of the screen to skip to the next chapter. Pressing
the top center of the screen activates the picture adjustments, while pressing
the bottom center activates the playback controls.
Resume: If you change the source, playback also stops
(without ejecting the disc or USB device). Next time you select CD or USB for the playback source,
the disc will s