DVD/Video CD Features
Inputs and Outputs Notes
Motorized 7" TFT LCD Monitor:
The VM9311TS features a
motorized 7" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touchscreen display with an adjustable
viewing angle. The resolution of the display is 1440 x 234 for a total of
336,960 pixels. The screen has a 130° horizontal viewing angle (65° left or
right), and a 105° vertical viewing angle (40° up and 65° down). Menus appear on
screen for making function choices, audio adjustments, and setting up the
Angle Adjustment: You can adjust the display's angle for better
visibility. The display tilts forward and backward to multiple tilt positions
(16), and can be controlled by buttons on the front of the screen and the remote
Open/Close: When this feature is active, the
display automatically opens when the ignition switch is turned on and closes
when the ignition switch is turned off.
Adjustment: You can adjust the picture's brightness, color, and contrast
between -10 and +10.
You can choose from the following aspect ratio modes:
expands picture horizontally to fill the entire width of the screen,
distorting the picture slightly but retaining full image height
- Normal: displays 16:9
widescreen format pictures that fill the entire screen width, and 4:3
(conventional TV) pictures display with black bars on either side
jLink Adapter-ready: The
adapter (110JLINKIC) allows you to connect an iPod to this unit. Once an iPod is
connected, you can control the iPod from the head unit. If you have a photo iPod
or video iPod, you must use the iPod to control video and photo playback. During
photo playback, you can only view photos in a slide show. You cannot display
individual photos from the thumbnail menu. During music playback, the controls
on the iPod are disabled.
Note: The iPod is
charged when it's connected to the head unit.
D/A Converter: The VM9311TS is
equipped with a Wolfson Microelectonics high-performance 24-bit, 192kHz digital-to-analog converter. This DAC supports sample rates between 8
Treble presets are stored into memory, allowing you
to recall the best setting for different types of
music. You may choose from the following presets: Jazz (Bass=+12, Treble=+8),
Pop (B=+8, T=+12), Classical (B=+8, T=+8), Rock (B=+12, T=+12), Vocal (B=-6,
T=-8), Flat (B=0, T=0), or User. When in the User preset only, you can
independently adjust the bass and treble settings between -14 and +14. The
Subwoofer level can be independently adjusted between -7 and +7. You can select
up to 4 levels of Loudness or Off.
Audio Sound Processing (ASP):
The ASP allows you to independently select the bass and treble center
frequencies. The bass center frequency can be set to 60, 80, 100, 130, 150, or
200 Hz. The treble center frequency can be set to 10, 12.5, 15, or 17 kHz. When
the bass center frequency is selected, you can choose one of the following bass
Q-factors: 1, 1.25, 1.5, or 2. The subwoofer output's low-pass filter frequency
can be set to 80, 120 or 160Hz, and the subwoofer's phase can be set to 0 or 180
XM Satellite Radio Controls: To receive XM Satellite Radio, you
can connect the optional CNP2000UC XMDirect2 Mini Tuner and the CNP-JEN1
Jensen adapter cable (package item number 700XMJEN1).
Note: A subscription is also required to receive
satellite radio programming from XM.
This unit can control
the optional NAV100 navigation module. The NAV100 connects via the A/V inputs.
The VM9311TS can play MP3/WMA files that have been recorded on CD-R, CD-RW,
DVD-R, and DVD-RW discs. The files must be recorded in ISO 9660 or Joliet
formats. The recommended bit rate is 128 kbps and sample frequency is 48 kHz.
The unit supports DVDs with up to 999 MP3 files.
Beep Tones: An audible beep
tone confirms each function selection. The beep tone can be disabled/enabled in
the General Setup Menu.
Heat Management: The unit has a
heat management system which incorporates forced-air cooling to keep the
chip-sets operating at nominal temperatures.
DVD/Video CD Features
Video Lockout: 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 supplied pink wire must be
hardwired into the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's
parking brake must be engaged.
Disc Compatibility: The
VM9311TS is compatible with the following discs:
- DVD: DVD Video, DVD-R,
DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
- VCD: Video CD, Super Video
- CD: Audio CD (CD-DA),
- Other: MP3, WMA, JPEG,
MPEG2, MPEG4, and AVI
Note: 8 cm discs should
not be used in this unit.
Type (aspect ratio): You can choose one of the following monitor types:
- 16:9: displays a 16:9
- 4:3 Letter Box: while
viewing a widescreen picture, the black bars appear on the top and bottom of
- 4:3 Pan Scan: while
viewing a widescreen picture, the black bars do not appear; however, the
left and right edges of the picture will not be shown on the screen
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.
Dynamic Range Compression: This
function reduces a Dolby Digital soundtrack's dynamic range so you can hear
quieter dialog without being overwhelmed by loud sections. You can choose a
setting of On or Off.
Forward/Fast Reverse: When playing a DVD, there are four fast-play
speeds in both directions: 2x, 4x, 8x, and 20x.
Slow Motion: When playing a
DVD, there are four slow motion speeds in both directions: 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/6x,
Repeat Play: When playing a
DVD, you can repeat the current chapter or title. When playing a Video CD, you
can repeat the current track. For MP3/WMA, you can repeat the current file. A-B
Repeat allows you to repeat any portion of a DVD.
Play: When playing a DVD, Video CD or audio CD, you can play the tracks/chapters in
When playing DVDs and Video CDs, you can
enlarge the picture using the zoom feature. You can choose one of four zoom
Inputs and Outputs Notes
5-Channel Audio Preamp Outputs: This unit has five
audio preamp outputs: front left and right, rear left and right, and
Aux Input: The
Aux input consists of left and right RCA audio jacks and an RCA composite video
jack, allowing you to connect external equipment to this head unit.
Video Out: This
RCA composite video jack allows you add another external monitor.
Media Module Connections: The
Media Module has the following connections:
- Head Unit: round 8-pin
jack that connects to the head unit using the supplied Media Module cable
- XM Audio Left and Right:
Left and right RCA audio jacks
that connect to the optional Audiovox 220CNPJEN1 XMDirect2 adapter
- XM Control Data: Round 8-pin jack that connects to the
optional Audiovox 220CNPJEN1 XMDirect2 adapter which connects to the
optional Audiovox XMDirect2 Mini-Tuner
- iPod: round 8-pin jack
that connects to an optional iPod using the optional jLink adapter and cable
- Media Module:
W=6.895", H=1.071", D=4.819" (6.072" with cables connected)