Audio & Tuner Section
Display & Remote Feature
Disc Compatibility: The Soundstream VCD-32B CD receiver
supports playback of CD-Audio, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. The unit will playback
MP3/WMA music files recorded on a CD-R/RW disc.
Front-Panel USB Port: The VCD-32B CD receiver features a
front-panel USB (type-A) port that is hidden behind a flip-down cover. The USB
port enables 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 unit supports playback of MP3/WMA
music files stored on a compatible USB memory device. USB portable devices that
can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB
port (max. 0.5A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
Note: The unit's USB port does not support Apple iPod, iPhone, or
Playback & Search Functions: You can search music files within music
folders on a disc or USB device. You are also able to listen to the beginning of
each track for 10 seconds to help find the track you want to listen to. In
addition, you can skip to the previous or next track one by one or in increments
of 10. You even get Repeat and Random playback functions for disc and USB.
Off Insert/Eject + Auto Reload: A disc can be inserted or
ejected with the power off. When a disc is inserted with the power off, the unit
will automatically power up. If the ejected disc is not removed within 10
seconds, the disc is automatically inserted again into the loading slot to
protect it from dust.
Aux In: The unit is equipped with a front panel 3.5mm
minijack auxiliary input that can be used to input audio from a portable audio
device; such as an Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, or any
other portable device with an analog audio output or headphone jack.
Bluetooth Technology: The Soundstream VCD-32B is equipped
with built-in Bluetooth (version 2.0), 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 Profiles:
- Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.4 (Hands Free 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).
Pairing: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you
must pair your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the VR-345. One
one device can be paired at a time. Due
to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some mobile devices may be
incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used
with the VCD-32B.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ integrated mic): The VCD-32B
supports Bluetooth hands-free communication from your Bluetooth enabled mobile
phone. You can answer an incoming call from the head unit's front-panel controls
and carry on a phone conversation hands-free; the caller's phone number will
display on the head unit's LCD. An integrated front-panel microphone carries on
your side of the conversation while your car's speakers are used to hear the
other person. You will need to continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled phone to
dial a number; the phone conversation is then automatically transferred to the
Soundstream head unit.
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Soundstream VCD-32B allows you
to play back stored music and streamed music from your Bluetooth enabled
smartphone, tablet, or audio player. You can control basic music playback
functions (Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track) from the VVCD-32B. Advanced music
navigation will still need to be done through your Bluetooth mobile device. This
unit does not display song/artist information from connected Bluetooth audio
devices. 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.
Audio & Tuner Section
MOSFET Amplifier: The Soundstream VCD-32B is equipped with a
4-channel (RMS)/52W x 4-channel (Peak) MOSFET amplifier.
4ch/2V Preamp Outputs: The VCD-32B is fitted with front
& rear 2-volt RCA outputs to connect an external amplifier with fader control.
Preset EQ + Loudness: Five EQ curves are preset into memory, allowing
you to recall the best preset EQ curve (User, Pop, Classic, Rock) for
different types of music. The User mode allows you to independently adjust the
Bass & Treble. The Loudness function enhances low and high frequencies to
make the sound clearer lower volumes.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to
confirm button operation.
AM/FM Tuner: The Soundstream VCD-32B is equipped with an
AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. The VCD-32B lets you store up to 18 FM and 12 AM
preset stations. These presets can be stored manually or automatically. You can
scan through each preset station for 5 seconds. If an analog FM stereo broadcast is hard to receive,
you can manually switch the tuner to Mono operation.
Display & Remote Features
Single-Line LCD: The Soundstream VCD-32B CD receiver features a single
LCD which will indicate source, song/artist, track info, menu settings, and
clock. The clock is only display when the head unit is turned on and the clock
is activated. The clock is not displayed while viewing source, station,
song/artist, and track information.
2-DIN Chassis: The VCD-32B 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, or Euro-mounted using the
supplied mounting sleeve. As always, please consult Crutchfield's
Outfit My Car to verify fit with your vehicle.
IR Remote: The Soundstream VCD-32B includes a 21-button IR remote control for
wireless operation of the multimedia unit.