External Device Controls
The KD-HDR1 can play MP3/WMA files that have been recorded on CD-R and CD-RW
discs. The disc must be recorded in one of the following formats: ISO 9660 Level
1/Level 2, Joliet or Romeo. You can directly access folders numbered 01-12 (they
must be assigned two-digit numbers when recorded). Each disc can have a maximum
of 8 folder hierarchies, 200 folders, and no more than a total of 512 files
and/or folders on each disc.
Intelligent EQ (7-Band iEQ): This model has Rock, Classic, Pops, Hip Hop, Jazz, and
User preset EQ curves. The User preset can be adjusted to your preference and
stored in memory. For the User preset, you can independently adjust the
following frequencies: 60 Hz, 150 Hz, 400 Hz, 1 kHz, 2.4 kHz, 6 kHz, and 15 kHz.
The level of each frequency can be adjusted from -5dB to +5dB in 1dB increments.
SRS CS Automotive: SRS Circle Surround Automotive (CS Auto) lets you
experience a natural sound field anywhere in the vehicle, unlike other sound
field manipulation methods such as time delay. The SRS Circle Surround II
decoder converts a stereo signal into multichannel sound. SRS Focus elevates the
sound field to an optimal listening level, while SRS TruBass creates rich bass,
even without using a subwoofer. SRS Focus can be applied independently to front
and rear speakers. SRS TruBass can be applied independently to front and rear
speakers and the subwoofer. You can choose from the following presets:
- Type A: systems with large front speakers with tweeters and rear
- Type B: systems with large front speakers with tweeters and
door-mounted rear speakers
- Type C: systems with small front speakers and door-mounted rear
- User: allows you to store your own setting
Amplifier Gain Control:
When you are using the KD-HDR1 with factory speakers (or those rated to less
than 50 watts peak), the Amplifier Gain Control can limit the amount of power
being sent to those speakers. When the Amp Gain Control is set to "low," the
volume control ranges from 0 (minimum) to 30 (maximum). When using speakers
rated higher than 50 watts peak, you can set the Amp Gain Control to "high," and
the volume control will range from 0 to 50.
DiAS Tuner: This model is equipped with JVC's
Digital Intelligent Advanced Sensing tuner, offering unprecedented analog radio
performance with higher sensitivity and selectivity. You can set up to 18 FM and
6 AM stations as presets. Presets can be set manually, or automatically using
Strong-station Sequential Memory (SSM). If an FM stereo broadcast is hard to
receive, you can manually switch the tuner to "Mono" operation. You can also
switch the tuner's IF filter to Wide or Auto to increase/decrease the
Built-in HD Radio: With the
built-in HD Radio tuner, you can receive digital AM/FM broadcasts from local
stations where available. 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.
Subwoofer Output: In addition to the
2.5V front and rear preamp outputs, this unit has a set of 2V subwoofer preamp
The subwoofer output has independent level control, adjustable from 00 to 08,
and a selectable low-pass crossover. You can select a cutoff frequency of 90,
135, or 180Hz.
Compatibility with Optional Input Adapter:
An optional JVC Line Input Adapter (item # 105KSU57) or Aux Input Adapter (item
# 257KSU58) may be used to provide an additional auxiliary input on this unit.
This feature allows you to connect a portable audio player, such as a portable
MP3 player, to this unit as an additional audio source. The adapter connects to
the CD changer input on this unit. When the adapter is connected to this unit, a
CD changer cannot be connected.
Clock Display: When you press the Display button
during power off, the unit will turn on, display the clock for 5 seconds, then
shut off. This can be done with the ignition on or off.
unit is equipped with a wire that JVC calls an illumination lead,
however, it acts as a dimmer lead. The dimmer can be set to Off (normal
brightness at all times), Auto (display window automatically dims when
your car head lights are turned on), or On (display is always dimmed).
amount of dimming is fixed, it cannot be adjusted, and the
illumination wire must be connected for Auto operation.
External Device Controls
Optional Interface Adapter for iPod:
The optional KS-PD100 adapter (item #257KSPD100) allows an iPod digital music player with a dock
connector to be hooked up to and controlled by the
KD-HDR1. You'll be
able to scroll through all your playlists, albums, artists, genres, and
composers directly from the head unit. Song titles and other file information
show up right on the head unit display. The iPod is also charged while it is
connected to the KD-HDR1.
Satellite Radio: This unit supports both XM and Sirius
Satellite Radio when used with an optional satellite radio tuner and adapter, sold separately. This JVC headunit supports the SiriusConnect Universal Vehicle
tuner and JVC KS-SRA100 Sirius Satellite Radio interface (item number 700SIRJVC1, sold
separately). The headunit also supports the XMDirect2 Universal Vehicle tuner
and CNPJVC1 XM Satellite Radio interface (item number 700XMJVC1, sold separately).
Changer Controls: This unit is equipped with
JVC's "J-Link" CD changer control system. It is fully compatible with JVC's
CD/MP3 changer (257CHX1500). Other JVC CH-X series CD changers (except CH-X99
and CH-X100) can be controlled directly by this head unit, however, they are not
compatible with MP3 discs. You cannot use the KD-MK series CD changers with this
unit, even with an adapter.