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Aiwa CDC-X227

CD Receiver

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Item #: 570CDCX227
 
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Our take on the Aiwa CDC-X227

Why replace your factory radio?

Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

Aiwa takes pride in the great features they build into their lower-priced radios, and the CDC-X227 CD receiver is a shining example. The built-in amp (22 watts RMS/45 peak) has the muscle to make your CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs sound great, even with the windows down. If you need some extra "thump," a set of preamp outputs sends a healthy signal to an outboard amp and subwoofer, while H-Bass lets you pump up the lows at the press of a button.

The detachable faceplate features a two-color display with volume meter, and you can select red or blue button illumination to match your dash. The large, illuminated "Smart Jog" knob makes it a breeze to make system adjustments. The CDC-X227 includes an auxiliary input, so you can connect a portable MP3, tape, or MD player — or even a plug-and-play satellite radio tuner!

Details:
  • detachable face
  • two-color display with volume meter
  • selectable red or blue button illumination
  • "Smart Jog" rotary knob
  • 18 FM/12 AM presets
  • H-Bass
  • source level adjuster (sets level of each source to eliminate jumps when switching from one to another)
  • front panel auxiliary input
  • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs
  • rear preamp outputs
  • clock
  • 22 watts RMS/45 peak x 4 channels
  • CD frequency response 17-20,000 Hz
  • CD signal-to-noise ratio 90 dB
  • FM sensitivity 12.7 dBf
  • 1-year warranty
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Features and Specs
General
CEA-2006 Compliant
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RMS Power Output
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22 watts
Peak Output
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45 watts
RMS Power Bandwidth
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N/A
Preamp Outputs
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2-channel
Sub Preamp Outputs
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No
Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs
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Video Screen
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No
Preamp Voltage
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2.2 volts
Display Color
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White/Blue
Key Button Color
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Blue or Red
EQ Bands
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None
Wireless Remote
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No
Steering Wheel Control Compatible
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Parts Warranty
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1 Year
Labor Warranty
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1 Year
Expandability
AUX Input
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Front
USB Input
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Memory Card Slot
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No
Bluetooth Compatible
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Satellite Radio Ready
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No
HD Radio
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Navigation
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iPod Compatibility
Full size
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Nano
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Touch
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Mini
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iPhone
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Tuner
FM Sensitivity
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12.7 dBf
European Tuning
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No
Seek/Scan
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Seek
Radio Data System
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No
Product Research
What's in the box?

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  • AM/FM/CD receiver with a 15-amp fuse inserted into chassis
  • Sleeve
  • Face
  • Hard face case
  • Trim ring
  • Wiring harness with in-line 0.5-amp fuse
  • 2 Radio removal keys
  • 1 Metal backstrap
  • 1 Face security screw
  • 5 Panhead screws (for "I" and "J" mounting)
  • 1 Threaded rear support stud with 4 washers and 1 nut
  • 1 Self-tapping screw
  • Operating Instructions (English/Spanish/French)
  • Product Registration Card
  • Installation and Connections sheet (English/Spanish/French/Portuguese)
  • Note on installing face security screw
  • "Notes on CD-R/CD-RW discs" sheet
  • "DEMO (Demonstration) mode" sheet

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Features

Smart Jog Knob: This unit is equipped with a large rotary knob that provides a convenient way to make adjustments.  Volume, bass, treble, balance, fader, H-Bass and clock adjustments are made using the Smart Jog knob. When the Smart Jog knob is turned, the button and face accent backlighting flashes on and off.

Source Level Adjuster: The relative level of each source (FM/AM/CD/AUX) may be adjusted, from -4 to +4, and the setting will be retained in memory. The level of each source can be set so there won't be drastic leaps in volume when changing from one source to another.

H-Bass: Instead of a loudness control, this unit is equipped with an H-Bass function. The H-Bass function can be turned on to obtain powerful bass, or it may be turned off for normal playback.

Front Panel Auxiliary Input: A front panel stereo mini-jack is provided to allow the connection of a portable audio source. Just connect your portable cassette, MD or MP3 player to this unit, and you can listen to the audio from the portable player through the speakers in your mobile audio system.

 
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