DVD/Video CD Features
External Device Controls
Input and Output Notes
Overview: The JVC KW-NX7000 double-DIN all-in-one navigation unit
gives precise navigation with built-in RDS-TMC tuner, high sensitivity WAAS GPS,
and 7-inch wide touch panel. The unit features map coverage of the U.S., Canada,
and Puerto Rico, Voice Guidance, Text-to-Speech, 12 million P.O.I, Lane Guide,
and Speed Limit Display. Enjoy audio and video from your iPod
(optional adapter required), USB devices, and SD cards. The KW-NX7000 offers
Proximity Sensor control keys which appear as your hand approaches the unit's
touch-screen panel. This unit is also compatible with Bluetooth Wireless
Technology, HD Radio, and SAT Radio (optional devices required).
Detachable Motorized 7" TFT LCD Touch-Screen Monitor: The
KW-NX7000 features a motorized 7" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touch-screen monitor
with an adjustable viewing angle. The pixel resolution of the display is 1440
horizontal x 234 vertical (336,960 pixels total). The LCD serves as a video
monitor, system information display and touch-screen control panel. The
monitor's brightness can be adjusted from -5 to +5. You can detach the
touch-screen LCD monitor and place it in its supplied soft face case to prevent
Display Angle: The motorized
display can be tilted (up) to one of seven angles.
Wallpaper: You can choose from four
background wallpapers; Metal, Sky, Bright and Plain. The wallpaper color can be
changed from blue, light-blue, red, orange, yellow, green, purple, dark-blue,
dark-green, brown, light-brown or black.
Menu Language: There are nine options for the menu language;
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, and Russian.
MOS-FET Amplifier: The JVC KW-NX7000 features a MOS-FET
amplifier that is CEA-2006 compliant and rated at 20 watts RMS x 4 channels in
4-ohm and 1% THD+N with a signal to noise ratio of 80 dBA.
Amplifier Gain Control:
When you are using the KW-NX7000 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.
7-Band Equalizer: Along with a flat preset, there are 8 preset
EQ curves and three user programmable fields; Hard Rock, R&B, Pop, Jazz, Dance,
Country, Reggae, Classic, User 1, User 2, and User 3. The user presets can be
adjusted to your preference and stored in memory. For each User preset, you can
independently adjust the following frequencies: 60 Hz, 150 Hz, 400 Hz, 1 kHz,
2.5 kHz, 6.3 kHz, and 15 kHz. The level of each frequency can be adjusted from
-10dB to +10dB in 2dB increments.
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 Auto or On.
Source Volume Control: The volume of each source (other than
FM radio) can be adjusted relative to the FM volume, so the level is constant as
you change from one input to another. The volume level of each source can be
adjusted from -12 to +12.
Source Naming: The KW-NX7000 allows you to assign names of
up to 16 characters each for the A/V input, the EXT input (connected to the CD
changer input using an optional adapter), and up to 30 AM and FM stations.
Remote Control: In addition to the unit's touch-panel and
hard-key controls, the KW-NX7000 comes supplied with an IR wireless remote
control to make using the multimedia headunit even easier.
Dimmer: When 12 volts is applied to the illumination lead
and the dimmer set to Auto, the display dims. The dimmer can also be set to
Off (normal brightness at all times), On (display is always dimmed), or
Dimmer Time Set (you program the time for the dimmer to turn off an on). The
unit also features 3 dimmer levels to choose from - Bright, Middle, or Dark.
DVD/Video CD Features
Disc Compatibility: The JVC KW-NX7000 supports the playback
of the following disc types: DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, CD-R/RW
and Video CD.
Compressed File Playback: The KW-NX7000 can play MP3, WMA,
AAC, WAV, JPEG, DivX, MPEG1, and MPEG2 files recorded on DVD-R, DVD-RW ,DVD+R,
DVD+RW, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. The disc must be recorded in ISO 9660 Level
1/Level 2, Joliet, or Romeo. MP3 and WMA files with bit rates from 32-320 kbps
are supported along with IDTag3 (version 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3 or 2.4) and WMA/WAV
Tag for album and artist information. The unit supports AAC files with bit rates
of 16-320 kbps. DivX video files with resolutions 720 x 576 or less are also
supported. It is recommended that you record JPEG files at 640 x 480 resolution. Each disc can have a maximum of 5000 files and 250 folders, with a
maximum of 999 files per folder.
Direct Access: Using the supplied remote, you can directly
access any title or chapter on a DVD, and any track on a Video CD.
playing a DVD-Video, DVD-Audio or Video CD, there are five fast-play speeds in both directions
(2x, 5x, 10x, 20x, and 60x). Scan search speeds for CDs are 2x and 10x.
Slow Motion: When playing a DVD
or Video CD, there are five slow motion speeds in both directions (1/32, 1/16,
1/8, 1/4, and 1/2).
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.
Play: When playing a Video CD, you can play the tracks in random order.
Disc Lock: You can lock a disc in the loading slot so it cannot be
ejected without a sequence of buttons being pressed.
Selectable Aspect Modes: You can choose from four aspect
modes for the in-dash display when viewing a still image or video.
- Regular: for 4:3 source material, 4:3 and 16:9 pictures
display with black bars on either side (16:9 images are compressed)
- Full: expands 4:3 pictures horizontally to fill the
entire width of the screen, distorting the picture slightly but retaining
full image height
- Panorama: for viewing 4:3 pictures naturally on the
unit's wide-screen display
- Auto: the correct aspect mode is automatically chosen
based on the incoming signal
Picture Adjust: Brightness, Contrast, Color, and Tint can
each be adjusted from -15 to +15.
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.
Built-In Navigation: The KW-NX7000
features a built-in GPS Navigation system with maps of the United States
(including Hawaii and Alaska), Canada, US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Map data is stored on the unit's 4GB
flash memory and
the connected GPS antenna helps to pinpoint your vehicle's current location.
Once a destination is set, the unit provides turn-by-turn voice and visual guidance through
your vehicle's speakers and the unit's display monitor.
GPS Antenna: The KW-NX7000 features a GPS antenna with a magnetic base
designed to mount to the exterior of your vehicle. The GPS antenna comes
supplied with a self-adhesive magnetic pad in case you cannot find a metal
surface to attach the antenna directly to.
Points of Interest: The
built-in map database has 12 million points of interest. They can be searched by
the following categories: Gas Station, Hotel, Parking, Restaurant, Shopping,
Travel, Recreation, Entertainment, Medical, Financial, Automotive, and
Community. Some of the categories are divided into sub-categories. The KW-NX7000
can even alert you when you approach a selected POI category.
Visual/Voice Guidance: When you approach a turn, the KW-NX7000 guides
you with voice guidance (Text-to-Speech) through your vehicle's front speakers
and visual indications on the KW-NX7000's screen. The unit offers 10 voice
guidance languages including English, Spanish and French.
Lane Guidance: The KW-NX7000 provides Lane Guidance to help you along
your route. The receiver uses the following color-codes to distinguish what lane
you should be in - Yellow (recommended lane), White (lane leading to the
destination), and Gray (not the lane for your destination).
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): The KW-NX7000 features a built-in TMC
Traffic Message Channel is a technology for delivering real-time traffic
information to drivers. The traffic information sent by an FM radio station are
received and analyzed by the navigation system. The system can inform you of
where congestion exists, and how you can detour it. No special radio station has
to be tuned in for receiving the traffic information. The traffic service is by
subscription only; a three-month free trial subscription is included. Note:
The Bypass Traffic feature of the navigation system can be set to manual,
auto, or off.
Map Views: The map scrolls automatically so that your position is
always at the center of the map. You can select from
different map views:
- 2D Heading Up: The map
rotates so that you are always displayed heading "upwards." The direction is
displayed with a compass icon.
- 3D Map Heading Up: The map is
displayed in a "heading up" mode, and in a three-dimensional view. The
direction is displayed with a compass icon.
- 2D North Up: The map view is
oriented with north "upwards," like normal paper maps. The direction you are
heading to is displayed at the upper right corner of the screen with an icon
such as "NE."
Destination Search: The JVC KW-NX7000 offers the following Destination
- Home/Favorite Points: You can register one point as your home
address and 100 off your favorite points so you can easily navigate to them
from anywhere at any time.
- Address: You can search by address using the unit's on-screen
- Zip Code: You can search by zip code.
- Phone: You can search a destination by entering its telephone
number using the unit's on-screen keyboard.
- POI Name/Vicinity: The POI Name feature allows you to search for
points-of-interest by name from category listings or using the KW-NX7000's
on-screen keyboard. The POI Vicinity feature search for POIs around the
following places - your current position, the position select on the map,
the destination, or the route you are taking.
- Quick Search: You can also search POI's from three user
registered categories that you use most often such as gas stations,
restaurants and hotels.
- Previous: You can search from the history of previous
destinations and via points from the last 50 points.
- Browse Map: You can select a point on the map for your
destination by touching the screen.
Routing Preferences: You can select how the unit will calculate your
route by adjusting the following settings.
- Route Priority: You can select the unit to either calculate the
fastest timed route or shortest distant route.
- Route Avoidance: You can select to use or avoid the following
types of roads - Freeway, Toll Road, and Ferry.
- Traffic: You can select whether to use the unit's built-in TMC to
help calculate your route based on traffic information (subscription
Via Points: After selecting your destination, you can select up to
four places (via points) to stop by along your route.
Directions List: The KW-NX7000 allows you to bring up a turn-by-turn
list of your calculated route, including via points.
Detour: If you realize congestion exists along your route, you can
select the Detour function which allows you to select the distance to avoid
along your route so the KW-NX7000 can route you around this congested area.
Auto Recalculate: The unit will automatically recalculate your route
if you veer off from the original calculated route.
Speed Limit Sign: The KW-NX7000 will display the speed limit
for the current road or highway you are on to help assist you with maintain the
correct speed limit.
External Device Controls
USB Input: The JVC KW-NX7000 features a rear-panel USB port
on a 48" pigtail. This allows you to play USB mass storage and Media Transfer
Protocol devices such as a USB thumbdrive, Digital Audio Player or portable HDD
loaded with MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, JPEG, MPEG1, and MPEG2 files. For the unit to
recognize the USB medium, it must be specified as a mass storage device
formatted using FAT 12, FAT 16, or FAT 32. The unit's USB port supports MP3
files with a bit rate of 32-320 kbps, WMA files with a bit rate of 5-320 kbps,
AAC files with bit rate of 16-320 kbps, and WAV files with a Linear PCM bit rate
of 704-1,411 kbps. For MPEG1/2 files, the maximum bit rate for video signals is
2 Mbps. The unit can recognize a total of 5,000 files and 250 folders (a folder
may contain a maximum of 999 files). This unit will recognize a total of 25
characters for file/folder names. This unit cannot recognize a USB device whose
rating is other than 5V and exceeds 500 mA. A USB cap is supplied to place over
the USB input when it's not in use.
iPod Playback: You can connect an iPod to the KW-NX7000
using one of two methods.
- Built-in USB Port: The KW-NX7000's built-in USB port
supports audio playback and operation of the following iPod models using the
USB/Docking cable supplied with your iPod - iPod video (5th generation),
iPod nano (1st/2nd/3rd/4th generation), iPod classic (80/120/160GB), and iPod touch
(1st/2nd generation). You can
search for music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast and Genre. You
can also select Repeat (One/All) and Random (Song/Album) modes. In addition,
your iPod will charge when connected to the KW-NX7000's USB port.
- Optional Video Interface: The optional JVC KS-U30 USB
Audio And Video Cable For iPod allows you to playback and control audio and
video from your iPod on this JVC multimedia headunit. This cable also allows
you to view iPod Artwork. The cable features a proprietary Apple iPod dock
connector on one end and a male composite video and male stereo audio RCA
connectors on other end along with a USB type-A connector. The KS-U30
USB/iPod cable supports the following iPods for audio and video playback -
iPod video 5th generation, iPod classic (80/120/160GB), iPod nano
(3rd/4th generation), and iPod touch (1st/2nd generation). The KS-U30
cable will also charge your iPod when connected to the JVC headunit and is
powered on. To playback video the KW-NX7000's Video Input must be set to
"iPod" in the unit's menu.
- Optional Audio Interface: If you have an older
generation iPod, you can connect it to the KW-NX7000's J-BUS port using the
optional JVC KS-PD100 iPod Interface Adapter (sold separately). This
optional iPod Interface Adapter supports audio playback for the following
iPod models - iPod (3rd/4th generation), iPod photo, iPod mini, iPod nano
(1st/2nd/3rd/4th generation), iPod video (5th generation), and iPod classic
can search for music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast and Genre.
You can also select Repeat (One/All) and Random (Song/Album) modes. In
addition, your iPod will charge when connected to the KS-PD100 iPod
interface. The KS-PD100 is not compatible with the iPod touch (1st, 2nd
generation) or iPhone/iPhone 3G. This iPod interface will also not charge
the iPod nano (4th generation).
SD Card Slot: The KW-NX7000 features a front-panel SD-card
slot, behind the motorized touch-panel LCD monitor display, which will accept
SD-cards up to 2GB. This unit can play JPEG, MP3, WMA, WAV, and AAC files stored
on an SD-card. You can control basic functions such as Play, Pause, Fast
Forward, Rewind and Track Skip. You can also select advance functions such as
Track Repeat, Folder Repeat, Folder Random and Random All. All tracks on the
SD-card will be played repeatedly until you change the source. This unit
supports data transfer rates up to 10Mbps and can recognize up to 5,000 files
and 250 folders with a maximum of 999 files per folder. This unit will recognize
a total of 25 characters for file/folder names.
Bluetooth Compatible: With the optional JVC KS-BTA200
Bluetooth Adapter (item number 105BTA200), this unit allows you to make and
receive cellular phone calls through your Bluetooth enabled phone, or listen to
a Bluetooth audio device. You can register up to 5 Bluetooth devices to this
unit, however, only one unit of each type can be used at a time. You can store
up to 6 phone numbers as presets for one-touch dialing, dial from your
Phonebook, dial from the list of received or missed calls, or dial a number
manually using the touch panel keypad.
HD Radio: The KW-NX7000 supports HD Radio when the optional
JVC HD Radio tuner box (item number 105KTHD300, sold separately) is connected to the
receiver's CD changer port on the rear of the unit. HD Radio Technology can
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. In addition, AM/FM digital stations can offer text and data such as
artist names and song titles. Many HD Radio stations also offer more than one
channel of programming. This service is called multicasting.
When this optional HD Radio tuner box is connected to the KW-NX7000, you will
still be able to receive conventional analog AM/FM broadcasts.
Note: The 12040UV44 Adapter cable is needed when connecting the
KT-HD300 to the KW-NX7000 and using the TMC feature. The 12040UV44 provides
incoming antenna connection to the KW-NX7000 and HT-HD300 simultaneously.
This cable is required to receive Real-Time Traffic update service when the
KT-HD300 HD Radio tuner is connected to the KW-NX7000 In-Dash Navigation
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, item
number 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.
Input and Output Notes
Parking Brake Detection: To prevent the displaying of video
while the vehicle is in motion, the green wire in the supplied 16-pin harness
must be connected to the vehicle's parking brake detection circuit, as well as a
constant power source and ground. While the vehicle is in motion (parking brake
off), you can still view all of the other displays and menus.
Video Output: The Video Output (RCA composite video jack)
allows you to connect an optional external monitor. You can choose one of the
following monitor types for the output to the external monitor(s):
- 16:9: select this when the aspect ratio of your monitor
- 4:3 Letter Box: select this when the aspect ratio of
your monitor is 4:3, when viewing a widescreen picture black bars appear on
the top and bottom of the screen
- 4:3 Pan Scan: select this when the aspect ratio of your
monitor is 4:3, when viewing a widescreen picture, the black bars do not
appear; however, the left and right edges of the picture will not be shown
Audio/Video Input: The audio/video 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. The audio/video input can be set
to one of the following modes:
- Audio + Video: choose when connecting an A/V component
like a VCR
- Audio: choose when connecting an audio component like a
- iPod: select when connecting your iPod using the
optional USB/Video cable (105KSU30, sold separately).
- Off: select when no component is connected
Camera In: The Camera input consists of a composite video
connector which allows you to connect an optional rear-view camera (sold
separately). The unit features a reverse gear signal wire (purple), that when hooked up
will switch the KW-NX7000's display to the rear-view camera input.
Digital Out: You can enjoy 5.1-channel sound, including
Dolby Digital and DTS, when you connect this unit's optical digital output to an
external surround sound digital processor. You can select the signal format
emitted through the Digital Optical Out.
- PCM: select this when connecting an amplifier or a
decoder incompatible with Dolby Digital, DTS, or MPEG Audio or when
connecting to a recording device
- Dolby D: select this when connecting an amplifier or a
decoder compatible with Dolby Digital
- Stream: select this when connecting an amplifier or a
decoder compatible with Dolby Digital, DTS, or MPEG Audio
5V Preamp Outputs: The KW-NX7000 features five 5V preamp
outputs (Stereo Front, Stereo Rear, Mono Subwoofer). The Front and Rear set of
preamp outputs fade in and out with the fader control and speaker level outputs
on the stereo, while the Subwoofer preamp output is non-fading. The JVC
multimedia headunit provides the following preamp level controls.
- Subwoofer Level: adjusts the subwoofer output level
from -6 to +8
- High Pass Filter: select Through (when subwoofer is not
connected) or On (when subwoofer is connected)
- Crossover: adjusts crossover frequency between the
front/rear speakers and the subwoofer; select from 80Hz, 120Hz, or 150Hz
GPS Antenna Port: The unit features a GPS antenna port on its rear
chassis which allows you to connect the supplied GPS antenna.
OEM Steering Wheel Remote Input: The KW-NX7000 has a
steering remote control jack on the preamp output/video harness. When used with
the optional SWI-JACK interface (item number 127SWIJACK), you can retain the use
of your steering wheel and/or rear seat radio controls when replacing the
factory head unit in select vehicles. The SWI-JACK is compatible with over 95%
of the vehicles made from 1986 to the present. Compatible vehicles include many
Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda,
Hummer, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda,
Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn,
Suzuki, Toyota, and Volkswagen vehicles and Harley Davidson motorcycles. Please
consult "Outfit My Car" to see if your vehicle is compatible.
Optional Input Adapter: An optional JVC Line Input Adapter
(item number 105KSU57 or 257KSU58) may be used to provide an additional
auxiliary audio 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