Jensen's VM9314 DVD receiver is a single-DIN multimedia powerhouse for your car that you'll control with a user-friendly 7" touchscreen. Jensen ramps up the feature set with a built-in HD Radio™ tuner, iTunes® tagging, and voice control of your iPod®.

Lots of media options
You'll be able to play all your home-burned audio on the VM9314, including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA files. You can connect your iPod or iPhone® via the front-panel USB input for audio, or use Jensen's optional jLinkUSB cable to enjoy your videos.

The receiver's voice-control system allows you to navigate through your iPod's music library or change sources while keeping your hands on the wheel. The iPod voice control system also answers to preset commands and can also interpret keywords to help you find a particular song or artist.

Enjoy internet radio on the road
If you've got an iPhone® you can download Jensen's Internet Radio app, free of charge at the iTunes® app store, and stream music, talk, news, and sports content directly to the VM9314.

You can play lots of other media on the VM9314. The SD™ card slot in front supports MP3, WMA, and JPEG files, and you can plug a flash drive into the USB input. The front A/V input allows you to plug in devices like game consoles and camcorders. You can enjoy DVD movies on the 7" video screen when you're parked.

HD Radio clarity and features
HD Radio is the next wave of radio innovation, with FM that sounds almost as good as CDs, and AM that rivals regular FM. Along with great sound, you'll enjoy more listening options as HD Radio technology allows stations to broadcast multiple shows on a single frequency.

Convenient system building
If you're building a high-powered system, you'll enjoy the utility of front, rear, and subwoofer preamp outputs. Jensen's NAV-102 navigation module brings maps and guidance to your receiver's screen, and you can add Jensen's Bluetooth® module for hands-free calling.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?
In most vehicles, you can use this adapter to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this Jensen stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and the Jensen, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls.

iPod note: If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this receiver or its optional iPod adapter.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • in-dash DVD receiver with 7" fold-out touchscreen
    • internal amp (13 watts RMS CEA-2006/40 peak x 4 channels)
    • fits single-DIN (2" tall) dash openings
    • built-in HD Radio tuner
    • plays CDs and DVDs (including MP3 and WMA files on disc)
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • 24-bit D/A converter
    • 3-band equalizer with eight preset tone settings
    • loudness
    Expandability:
    • compatible with Jensen Bluetooth adapter and navigation module
    • inputs: front A/V input, front USB input, front SD card slot, rear-view camera input
    • outputs: 5-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear, and mono subwoofer)
    Other information:

    DVD receivers: They're not just for movies

    DVD receivers add a new level of entertainment to your vehicle. You can watch a movie on the screen when you're parked on a Saturday night, or play a DVD through your rear seat video setup on the road. Touchscreen receivers allow you to breeze through menus with the tip of your finger. Most DVD receivers feature a USB input for audio from your iPod, and the ability to add an adapter that allows video to display on the screen. Some receivers even offer connections for a center speaker and a subwoofer, so you can build a full-fledged theater in your car, just like at home.

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    What's in the box?

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    • Multimedia receiver with integrated motorized retractable monitor
    • Sleeve (installed)
    • 2 Sleeve mounting brackets (installed on receiver with 4 small machine screws and 2 flat head ISO screws)
    • Trim ring
    • Wiring harness (has in-line noise filter and 15A fuse)
    • Satellite Radio/Bluetooth harness
    • Wireless remote control
    • CR2025 battery
    • 39" AV minijack cable
    • 8.25' Parking brake light detection wire (pink)
    • Microphone (with attached 6' cable terminated by a right-angle 3.5mm connector)
    • Visor-clip
    • 2 Metal mounting brackets
    • 6.625" Mounting back strap
    • Rear support stud
    • Rubber bushing
    • 1 Large self-tapping screw
    • 2 Flat-head machine screws
    • 4 Large pan-head machine screws
    • 4 Small pan-head machine screws
    • Operating Instructions
    • Installation Guide
    • Limited Warranty sheet
    • InstallerNet card
    • emusic offer card
    • "STOP" note
    • Jensen logo sticker
    • Voice Recognition Software Update Notice
    • Internet Radio Software Update Notice
    • Jensen logo sticker

    Features and Specs

    General
    CEA-2006 Compliant Yes
    RMS Power Output 13 watts
    Peak Output 40 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 5-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs Yes
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs No
    Video Screen Yes
    Preamp Voltage 2 volts
    Display Color
    Key Button Color Blue
    EQ Bands 3
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Adapter required
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    Expandability
    AUX Input 3.5mm AV
    Audio/video Input
    USB Input Front
    Memory Card Slot USB, SD/SDHC
    Bluetooth Compatible Optional
    Satellite Radio Ready XM
    HD Radio Built-in
    Navigation Optional
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size Classic/5Gen
    Nano Nano6/Nano5/Nano4/Nano3/Nano2/
    Touch Touch4/Touch3/Touch2/Touch1
    Mini ---
    iPhone Phone4/Phone3GS/Phone3G/Phone
    Tuner
    FM Sensitivity 9 dBf
    European Tuning Yes
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System No

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    Display Features
    Audio Section
    Radio Operation
    Disc/SD-card Playback
    USB/iPod Connectivity
    Bluetooth/Remote Control
    Audio/Video Connection

    Display Features

    Motorized 7" TFT LCD Touchscreen Monitor: The VM9314 features a motorized-retractable 7" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touchscreen LCD display with an adjustable viewing angle. The resolution of the display is 2400 x 480 for a total of 1,152,000 pixels. This unit has touchscreen controls with interactive video graphics, making menu navigation easy.

    Auto 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.

    Monitor Angle Adjustment: You can adjust the monitor's angle for better visibility. The display tilts forward and backward to multiple tilt positions (12), and can be controlled by button on the top of the frame of the screen and rotary knob, or the supplied remote control.

    Aspect Ratio: You can choose from the following aspect ratio modes for the unit's integrated monitor:

    • Full: The entire screen is extended horizontally to the aspect ratio of 16:9.
    • Normal: The conventional display image has a 4:3 aspect ratio of horizontal to vertical, leaving a blank area on the right and left sides of the display.

    Dimmer: You can adjust the picture's brightness manually between -10 and +10. You can set the head unit's display to automatically dim at dusk, based on the unit's clock setting.

    PRK SW: 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. The pink parking brake wire is used to connect to your parking brake light wire (video on the LCD monitor can only be displayed when this unit's pink PRK SW wire senses that the parking brake has been engaged in the vehicle).

    Hard-Key Controls: In addition to the unit's LCD touch-panel controls the VM9314 also features hard-key controls on the front of the unit, such as Open, Eject, Display, Band, and Source. One of the hard-keys is a 3-way rotary encoder for volume and audio control.

    12 or 24 Hour Clock: You can set the unit to display a 12 or 24 hour clock.

    Anti-Theft Feature: The VM9314 is equipped with an anti-theft feature requiring you to enter a 6-digit password upon initial power-on.

    Audio Section

    D/A Converter: The VM9314 is equipped with a high-performance 24-bit, 192kHz digital-to-analog converter with a multi-bit Sigma-Delta modulator.

    CEA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the VM9314 are compliant with the CEA2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). These standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and between manufacturers. The power output specs for the VM9314 are as follows:

    • CEA2006 Specs:13 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
    • Maximum Power Output: 40 watts x 4 channels (160 watts total)

    5-Channel Audio Preamp Outputs: This unit has five audio preamp outputs (stereo Front, stereo Rear, and mono Sub). In addition, the subwoofer preamp output has an adjustable low pass crossover (80/120/160Hz), and level adjustment (+/-7)

    Start Volume: You can set the head unit to turn-on to the last volume level adjustment when turned off, or turn-on to a pre-defined volume level every time you power up the radio.

    Preset EQ: Preset EQ curves are stored into memory, allowing you to recall the best setting for different types of music. You may choose from the following presets: Acoustic, Urban, Rave, Latin, Dance, Hip Hop, Rock, or User.

    3-Band EQ: In the User EQ mode, you are able to manually adjust the level of the head unit's Bass, Midrange, and Treble (+/-12).

    Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at low volume.

    DRC: 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 Auto or On.

    Source Level: You can increase the relative volume (0-6dB) of the unit's source inputs to match the external source's output level. The Source Level can be used for the VM9424's Radio, Disc, USB, SD, iPod, Auxiliary, Navigation (optional), or Bluetooth (optional).

    Beep Tones: An audible beep tone confirms each function selection. The beep tone can be disabled/enabled in the 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 for reliable operation and sound quality.

    Radio Operation

    HD Radio: The Jensen VM9314 Multimedia Receiver features a built-in HD Radio tuner. HD Radio technology allows CD-quality digital broadcasting of your local FM radio stations and FM-quality digital broadcasting of your local AM radio stations. This new technology will significantly improve audio quality and reception, as well as include information such as artist name and song titles or traffic news, viewable on the receiver's display. HD Radio Technology will deliver high-quality digital sound. AM digital will have FM-like quality in stereo, while FM digital will have CD-like quality with static free and clear reception. With the VM9314HD radio, you will receive HD Radio digital broadcast automatically when tuned to a station that offer HD Radio technology.

    Note: Right now there are about 2,000 radio stations broadcasting using digital HD Radio technology in the U.S. To find HD Radio stations in your area, visit the HD Radio website (HDRadio.com).

    Multicasting: HD Radio broadcasts can include multiple channels on the same frequency, which is called multicasting. With multicasting, you can receive up to eight additional multicast channels: HD1 through HD8.

    Radio Text Info: AM/FM digital stations can offer text and data such as artist names and song titles.

    Analog Tuning: The Jensen VM9314's built-in HD Radio tuner also supports reception of analog AM/FM broadcasts.

    Preset Tuning: The unit features 3 FM bands and 2 AM bands with the capability of storing 6 presets for each band giving you a total of 18 FM presets and 12 AM presets (30 total). You can also automatically store the six strongest stations in your area inside the current selected band.

    Preset Scan: In addition, the tuner features a Preset Scan function which allows you to preview your stored preset stations in the selected band.

    Direct Tuning: The built-in AM/FM tuner also allows direct frequency tuning through the unit's touch-screen panel or supplied wireless remote control.

    Local Seek: The unit's tuner also is equipped with a Seek mode that when used with the Local function, only allows radio stations with a strong local radio signals to be played.

    European Tuning: The tuner features selectable North America and European tuning.

    XM Satellite Radio: To receive XM Satellite Radio connect the optional CNP2000UCA XM Tuner and the CNP-JEN1 Jensen adapter cable (package item number 700XMJEN2, sold separately).

    Disc/SD-card Playback

    Disc Compatibility: The VM9314 is compatible with the following discs:

    • DVD: DVD Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+RW DL
    • VCD: Video CD, Super Video CD
    • CD: Audio CD (CD-DA), CD-R, CD-RW
    • Compressed Files: MP3, WMA, JPEG, MPEG 1/2, Xvid, AVI

    Note: 8 cm discs should not be used in this unit.

    MP3/WMA Playback: The VM9314 can play MP3/WMA files with ID3 Tag capability that have been recorded on CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-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 of 48 kHz. Up to 1500 songs/files can be supported from a compatible disc. This unit will only recognize 3 folder levels.

    JPEG Playback: The unit supports playback of JPEG still images recorded on CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, and DVD+RW discs. You can view a thumbnail display of available images as well as rotate a selected image 360-degrees in 90-degree increments.

    SD Card Slot: The Jensen VM9314 is equipped with a front-panel SD-card slot. The head unit supports playback of MP3/WMA (128kbps) audio files recorded on SD/SDHC memory cards up to 8GB. It will also playback JPEG still images stored on an SD/SDHC card. Up to 1500 songs/files can be supported from a compatible disc. This unit will only recognize 3 folder levels.

    Note: SD/SDHC-memory cards larger than 8GB are not supported.

    DVD Touch-Screen Controls: While playing a DVD you can press the screen to access disc information and playback functions. The following are some of the playback controls that are displayed when the bottom of the screen is pressed while viewing a DVD disc.

    • Fast Forward/Fast Reverse: When playing a DVD, there are four fast-play speeds in both directions: 2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x.
    • Slow Motion: Plays the current title in slow motion.
    • Repeat Play: When playing a DVD, you can repeat the current chapter or title.
    • A-B Repeat: A-B Repeat allows you to repeat any portion of a DVD.

    Note: When playing a Video CD, the repeat function is not available. For MP3/WMA, you can repeat the current file.

    Direct Search: During DVD, VCD, or CD playback you can use the numeric keypad on the remote control or on the touch-screen display to access a chapter/track directly.

    Random Play: When playing a CD disc, you can play the tracks or files in random order.

    Intro Scan: During CD-audio playback you can play the first 10 seconds of each track or file.

    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.

    Zoom: When playing DVDs and Video CDs, you can enlarge the picture using the zoom feature. You can choose one of four zoom settings.

    Parental Lock: The DVD system has a built-in Parental Lock feature to prevent unauthorized persons from viewing restricted disc content. By default, the rating system is unlocked. You can choose from 8 different levels of Parental Lock. Once setup, the parental lock is released only by entering the user 4-digit password.

    Off Eject: You can eject a disc with the unit powered off. You cannot insert a disc with the head unit powered off.

    Mounting: For proper operation of the CD/DVD player, the chassis must be mounted with 30-degrees of horizontal.

    USB/iPod Connectivity

    USB Port: The Jensen VM9314 features a front-panel USB type-A port for playback of MP3 (128kbps) and WMA (128kbps) audio files recorded in FAT16 or FAT32 on a connected USB flash memory device, as well as USB portable hard-drives formatted to FAT32. The head unit also support JPEG still image playback via USB. Up to 1500 songs/files can be recognized from one USB mass storage device (it will only recognize 3 folder levels). The VM9314HD will also display ID3 tag information.

    iPod/iPhone Control: The optional jLink-USB cable (110JLINUSB, sold separately) allows you to connect select iPods and iPhones to this unit through the head unit's front-panel USB port and 3.5mm AV input. Once an iPod/iPhone is connected, you can playback audio/video content from your iPod/iPhone on the VM9314. The Jensen head unit will also display text information such as song, track or artist name from your connected iPod. You can directly control audio/video functions of your iPod from the head unit's touchscreen or supplied IR remote. During audio/video playback of your iPod/iPhone, the touch-screen or click-wheel controls will be locked. Your iPod/iPhone is also charged when it is connected to the head unit. If you only require iPod/iPhone audio playback, you can simply connect your iPod/iPhone to the VM9314 via the USB/Dock connector cable that came with your iPod/iPhone. The Jensen VM9314 and optional jLink-USB cable are "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and support the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of November 2011):

    iPod/iPhone Model Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Display Type Charge
    Audio Video Head Unit iPod/iPhone Song/Artist Text Track Info
    dock connector 3rd N/A N N N N N N N
    clickwheel
    color
    4th N/A N N N N N N N
    mini 1st N/A N N N N N N N
    2nd N/A N N N N N N N
    video 5th 1.3 Y 3.5mm Y N Y Y Y
    classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    120GB 2.0.1 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    160GB 2.0.4 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    nano 1st 1.3.1 Y N Y N Y Y Y
    2nd 1.1.3 Y N Y N Y Y Y
    3rd 1.1.3 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    4th 1.0.4 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    5th 1.0.2 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    6th 1.1 PC Y N Y N Y Y Y
    touch 1st 2.2.1 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    2nd 4.2.1 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    3rd 5.0.1 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    4th 5.0.1 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    iPhone 2G 3.1.3 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    3G 4.2.1 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    3GS 4.3.5 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    4 5.0.1 Y Y Y N Y Y Y

    Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to revert to the older software version or wait until a newer software update is available.

    iPod/iPhone Photo Playback: Your iPod's clickwheel or touchscreen is locked during music and video playback. However, to view photos, you will need to use your iPod's clickwheel or touchscreen to control playback.

    iPod Video Playback: The VM9314 does not support video playback from the iPod video (5th gen) when used with the jLink-USB cable. Instead the head unit requires an AV minijack connection for video playback of your iPod video (5th gen), which offers no information display, control, or charging.

    iPod/iPhone Voice Control: You can navigate  your iPod/iPhone music library and change the source/mode using the latest in voice recognition technology, allowing you to enjoy a more hands-free experience so you focus on driving. The VM9314 is provided with a high-quality active microphone for voice control. This microphone should be mounted as close to the driver as possible, preferably on the visor directly above the driver, for best voice recognition. Along with a predefined set of basic voice commands, the iPod voice control system can also interpret keywords to determine if you're searching for a particular song or artist. While in iPod/iPhone mode, you can use natural speech to access the music library. The voice control system can recognize keywords and retrieve and play the desired song or artist from your iPod/iPhone. Acceptable commands include:

    • Source/Mode Selection: Radio (HD Radio), USB, iPod, SD, Bluetooth, DVD, Navigation
    • iPod Playback Controls: Play, Pause, Stop, Next Previous, iPod Artist & Song Title, Plus natural speech keyword recognition

    Note: Upon initial connection, depending on the number of songs and the size of your iPod/iPhone storage, the index time (radio retrieving and storing song information from the iPod/iPhone for voice control access) may require a few minutes to read all the data for a large song collection. Future indexing time will be shorter, as the radio will only add to the information that has changed since the last index.

    iPod/iPhone Voice Recognition App: If you have an iPod touch (1st/2nd/3rd gen) or iPhone (2G/3G/3GS/4), you can greatly enhance your speech recognition experience by downloading the free "Jensen 9300 Series QuickSpeech" App from the Apple App Store. This App collects your iPod/iPhone music library information quickly (Indexing) and synchronizes it to the Jensen VM9314. If you have a large library in excess of 1,000 files, using the App lets you begin to use speech recognition in a matter of seconds rather that waiting for upwards of several minutes if you do not use the App.

    iPhone Internet Radio App: The "Jensen 9300 Series Internet Radio" App is available from the Apple App Store free of charge. The Internet Radio App offers a huge variety of music, talk, news, and sports channel choices from all over the world. This allows you to take advantage of your iPhone's (3G/3GS/4) internet connection to stream content directly to your vehicle's multimedia system through the Jensen VM9314.

    Note: If you disconnect the iPhone from the VM9314 while the "Jensen 9300 Series Internet Radio" App is still running, the station you were listening to will continue playing on your iPhone. This lest you enjoy a seamless musical experience inside and outside of your vehicle.

    Bluetooth/Remote Control

    Bluetooth Ready: The VM9314 supports Jensen's add-on Bluetooth interface (110BTM15, sold separately). The Jensen BTM15 is Bluetooth 2.0 compliant and supports the following Bluetooth profiles: HFP (Hands-free talking for safety and convenience from a Bluetooth enabled cell-phone) and A2DP/AVRCP (Wireless audio streaming and control from your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone or portable digital audio device). The Jensen BTM15 features a 9.75' cable terminated by a proprietary connector and 3.5mm connector which plugs into the head unit's BT-Bus port and microphone input (if equipped).

    • Bluetooth Phone: The Jensen BTM15 (sold separately) allows for wireless communication between the head unit and your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone. The optional add-on Bluetooth interface features a built-in microphone to speak into during your phone conversation, while the other party is heard through your vehicle's speakers. Incoming phone call information will be displayed on the VM9314's integrated monitor. The Jensen BTM15 features a single "Talk" button which allows you to answer and end incoming phone calls. All other functions, such as dialing out will be controlled from the head unit and its remote control. You can enter a phone number using the touchscreen keypad, from your downloaded phonebook, or from a call history list (up to 10). The Jensen add-on Bluetooth interface features an attached visor-clip to mount the unit to your vehicle's sun-visor. The visor-clip can be removed and the BTM15 can be mounted to your dash using the supplied velcro strip.
    • Bluetooth Audio: The optional add-on Bluetooth interface allows you to play back audio files from your Bluetooth enabled phone, PDA, or personal music player using a Bluetooth connection. You can also control the music stored on your Bluetooth audio player from the VM9314.

    Note: Not all Bluetooth enabled devices will be compatible with the BTM15 and the VM9314.

    Remote Control: The VM9314 also comes supplied with a 44-Key, full-function, infrared wireless remote control.

    Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit to allow you to keep your vehicle's radio steering wheel remote controls when used with the optional PAC SWI-PS Steering Wheel Control Interface Adapter (127SWIPS, sold separately); or the optional Metra ASWC Steering Wheel Control Interface Adapter (120ASWC, sold separately).

    Note: Please consult the Crutchfield Car Selector to see if your vehicle is compatible.

    Audio/Video Connection

    Video Out: A single RCA composite video-output jack allows you to an add external monitor such as rear headrest monitor (sold separately).

    Audio/Video Inputs: TheVM9314 features a front-panel 3.5mm AV input for connecting a portable audio/video device such as a portable digital media player and a rear-panel composite/stereo RCA AV input for permanent connection of an external video source such as a game system.

    Rear View Camera Input: The VM9314 features a composite video input and a green/white wire lead attached to the harness for connection of a rear view camera. If a rear-view video camera is connected, the unit is on, and the TFT monitor is retracted inside the unit, the TFT monitor automatically moves into the viewing position and Camera modes is selected upon shifting into Reverse gear. When shifting into Drive gear, the TFT monitor is retracted back inside the unit. If the monitor is already in a viewing position and in display mode, the monitor automatically switches to Camera mode upon shifting into Reverse. When the reverse driving stops, the monitor returns to its original input display mode. You can choose for the monitor to display a Mirror mode image or a Normal mode image from the rear-view camera.

    Navigation Ready: The Jensen VM9314 is compatible with Jensen's add-on GPS navigation module (110NAV102, sold separately). The Jensen NAV102 comes supplied with a 2GB SD-card preloaded with the NavMate navigation engine and Tele Atlas map data. The map data covers the continental US, Alaska, Hawaii and Canada. The optional add-on GPS navigation provides visual and audible navigation guidance.

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    Jensen VM9314

    Written By CRDub09, Houston, TX on Thursday, January 13, 2011

    I would have given this unit 5 stars because of all the functions that it offers, but there are just too many small things that it is lacking. The equalizer only gives you 3 bands to adjust, which adjust for all speakers. There is no way to turn off the subwoofer low pass crossover frequency. Once the interface takes its time to boot up, it is pretty snappy and responsive. It took me a bit to figure out how to switch to HD2 stations (doesnt say in the manual). When the main screen is out, the mini lcd at the bottom basically sits there blank, but fully backlit-- this should have been used to display time.

    Other than these small things, this is a great unit. The only things I have heard about Jensen is how bad they are and how you had better buy the extended warranty with it, but this completely blew my expectations away. The screen is amazing quality, as is the motorized track that moves it in and out. The sound is definitely better than my factory headunit, but could be better if it offered more detailed frequency tuning like other non dvd headunits offer. Bottom line is, if your looking for a cheap, midrange single-din dvd headunit, this is the best there is!

    Love it so far

    Written By Edwin, Queens, NY on Tuesday, August 03, 2010

    The remote wire for the amp doesn't give enough voltage. So i had to switch to the acc wire for my amp no more problem's with that. I keep all my daughters movies on an ipod so i bought because it has the ability to play ipod video which it does very well. Second problem or dislike depending on how you want to look at it is you can't hook up the ipod wire from the rear. So you have that ugly cable hanging out of the radio running to yor ipod granted you can unplug it but still so much for a clean look. Sound is good not the best but then again still using stock door speakers only running a sub for fill. Dvd play's video's very well image quality is great. Another problem is when the face flips open after turning on my truck it's tilted slightly forward. Either close screen then open it again so it goes to set position or adjust it with the knob. Last complaint no clock when playing video. Other than that it does what i need from it very well.

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    Scosche A/V Adapter Cable

    Audio/video miniplug to male RCA plugs
    Connects a video iPod® or Zune® to your video system (6 feet)

    Item #: 1426RCA35V

    $22.99
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    T-Spec Adapter Cable

    T-Spec Adapter Cable

    6-foot adapter cable — dual RCAs to a 3.5-mm mini plug

    Item #: 120RCA356

    $13.99
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    Axxess ASWC-1 Steering Wheel Control Adapter

    Axxess ASWC-1 Steering Wheel Control Adapter

    Connects your car's steering wheel audio controls to select aftermarket car stereos

    Item #: 120ASWC1

    (282)

    $79.99
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    Axxess RFASWC Universal Steering Wheel Control Adapter

    Axxess RFASWC Universal Steering Wheel Control Adapter

    Add steering wheel audio controls to your vehicle — works with an aftermarket car stereo's steering wheel control input

    Item #: 120RFASWC

    (3)

    $174.99
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    Audiovox CMOS2

    Audiovox CMOS2

    Rear-view camera

    Item #: 110CMOS2

    (15)

    $99.99
    Add to Cart
    Pioneer ND-BC6

    Pioneer ND-BC6

    Universal rear-view camera

    Item #: 130NDBC6

    (27)

    $149.99
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    Monster ScreenClean

    Monster ScreenClean

    TV cleaner kit

    Item #: 119TVCLNKT

    (9)

    $14.95
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    InstallCard: In-dash Video

    InstallCard: In-dash Video

    Prepaid professional in-dash or all-in-one headrest video installation

    Item #: 597421007

    (8)

    $109.99
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    Metra Crimp Tool Set

    Metra Crimp Tool Set

    Package contains light-duty crimp tool and 20 crimp caps

    Item #: 120RCVRKIT

    (29)

    Metra Crimp Tool and Connectors

    Metra Crimp Tool and Connectors

    Package contains crimp tool and over 150 pieces

    Item #: 120CRIMPKT

    (15)

    $19.99
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    S&G Tool Aid 87650

    S&G Tool Aid 87650

    Door Trim and Panel Removal Tool

    Item #: 18187650

    (71)

    S&G Wire Cutter/Stripper Tool

    S&G Wire Cutter/Stripper Tool

    Cuts and strips 12- to 22-gauge wire

    Item #: 18119100

    (17)

    $19.99
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    Bojo Trim Panel Tools

    Bojo Trim Panel Tools

    Set of 6 pry tools — helps remove interior and exterior trim and door panels

    Item #: 126CR6NGL

    (54)

    $24.99
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    Skewdriver Pro SPK4042

    Skewdriver Pro SPK4042

    Ratcheting straight and offset screwdriver set with 40 bits (Skewdriver Pro with ratchet handle, pictured)

    Item #: 180SPK4042

    (8)

    $49.99
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    Install Bay 3320

    Install Bay 3320

    Auto-ranging digital multimeter

    Item #: 1203320

    $39.99
    Add to Cart
    Install Bay IB35400

    Install Bay IB35400

    Premium door panel and trim tool

    Item #: 12035400

    $15.99
    Add to Cart
    Bojo Trim Panel Tools

    Bojo Trim Panel Tools

    Set of 6 pry tools — helps remove interior and exterior trim and door panels

    Item #: 126CR6LNGL

    (4)

    $29.99
    Add to Cart
    Maxell DVD-LC

    Maxell DVD-LC

    DVD Lens Cleaner with Dolby Digital system sound check

    Item #: 170DVDLC

    (1)

    $10.19
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