Touchscreen & Remote Control Bluetooth & iPhone Integration Disc/microSD/USB Playback Audio & Tuner Section AV Connectivity
Touchscreen & Remote
7" Motorized-Retractable Touchscreen: The Axxera
AV7118Bi features a motorized-retractable 7" LCD touchscreen monitor
(800x480) with LED backlighting. This unit's touchscreen controls with
interactive video graphics make menu navigation simple and intuitive.
- Auto Open/Close: The 7" monitor automatically opens when the unit
is turned On and automatically retracts when the unit is turned Off (this
feature is non-defeatable). You can manually close the monitor, if you are
not using the touchscreen while still listening to music. You can then
manually re-open the monitor when it is needed.
- Screen Adjustments: You can adjust the angle of the
screen in 5-steps for better visibility. You can also adjust the screen's
brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, and sharpness level; as well as
select from three different wallpapers/backgrounds.
Note: 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 pink wire of the included harness must be hardwired into
the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's parking brake
must be engaged.
Detachable Front-Panel: The Axxera AV7118Bi features a
detachable front-panel to deter theft. The front-panel consists of a secondary
LCD and hard-key controls.
- Secondary LCD: In addition to the 7"
motorized-retractable monitor the AV7118Bi features a secondary single-line
LCD. This display can be used during music playback for track & song
information. You will need to use the 7" LCD touchscreen for menu functions
and to view video.
- Hard-Key Controls: In addition to the unit's LCD
touchscreen controls, the Axxera receiver also features hard-key controls
along the front-panel; including a 3-way rotary dial.
Remote Control: The Axxera AV7118Bi comes with an IR remote
and supports many vehicle's steering wheel controls (adapter required).
- IR Remote Control: The AV7118Bi comes supplied with a
41-button IR remote control which provides wireless operation of the DVD
receiver; including Bluetooth hands-free and audio streaming functions.
- Optional Steering Wheel Control Interface: The unit
features a SWC (steering wheel control) input and is compatible with a PAC or Metra
steering wheel control interface adapter (sold separately - see accessory
tab), so you can keep your vehicle's factory steering wheel controls.
Axxera (Dual) iPlug App: The free Axxera (Dual) iPlug app (coming
soon) turns your Bluetooth connected Apple iOS or Android OS device into a
wireless remote control for the Axxera AV7118Bi receiver. This app controls most
of the primary functions of your receiver, including -
- Power On/Off
- Source Selection
- AM/FM Band, Tuning & Presets
- Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track (for Bluetooth, iPod/iPhone, USB, &
- Volume, Mute, & Loudness
Bluetooth & iPhone
Bluetooth Technology: The Axxera AV7118Bi is
equipped with built-in Bluetooth, 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 - HFP (Hands Free Profile), A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile), AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
- Hands-Free Communication (w/ Integrated Mic): The
AV7118Bi supports wireless hands-free communication for your
Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. The AV7118Bi allows you to carry on a
phone conversation from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone using
the integrated microphone and your car audio speakers. Your car audio speakers will mute
automatically during a call. During a conversation, you can switch
between the Private Mode (talking directly on your cell phone) and
the Hands Free Mode.
- Answering A Call: The AV7118Bi allows you to answer a call from
the head unit's touchscreen monitor or set the unit to automatically answer
an incoming call. Incoming phone call information will be
displayed on the unit's LCD monitor, while a ring-tone is heard through your
- Making A Call: You can make a call from the AV7118Bi using the
unit's on-screen keypad (0-9) or a call history data log of dialed,
received, and missed calls.
- Wireless Audio Streaming: The Axxera AV7118Bi also allows you
to play back stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth enabled
smartphone, tablet, or personal music player using a Bluetooth connection. You
can control basic music playback functions, such as Play/Pause & Previous/Next
from the AV7118Bi's touchscreen. This unit will also display song/artist information on its touchscreen
Notes: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you
must pair your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the AV7118Bi.
You can only pair and connect one device at a time. The unit will auto reconnect
with an already paired device. The Pairing code is "0000". 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
iPod/iPhone USB Direct: The
Axxera AV7118Bi supports direct connection of select Apple iPods and iPhones
with a Lightning or 30-pin connector through its front-panel USB port. The unit offers
audio playback, control, song/artist/album display, and charging of your Apple
device through the USB port. The touchscreen of the Apple iPhone & iPod touch
will remain unlocked during USB connection, so you can also access music apps
form the mobile device; the click-wheel of the iPod nano and classic will lock
during USB connection.
- Control: You can use the AV7118Bi's touchscreen to
browse your music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Genre, or Composer. You
can also control playback functions such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track,
and Random/Repeat from the receiver's touchscreen.
- Display: The Axxera AV7118Bi will display your
iPod/iPhone's music file information from stored music and select music
apps. The head unit will display elapsed playing time, artist name,
song/album title, as well as album art.
- Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 1A of
current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's
ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position. If your iPod/iPhone
has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it.
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Axxera AV7118Bi is
"Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and support the following iPod/iPhone model
| Apple Device || Generation || Tested Version || Media Type || Control Type || Display Type || Bluetooth || Charge |
| Audio || Video || Head Unit || iPod/iPhone || Song/Artist Text || Track Info || Album Art || Phone || Audio |
| iPhone |
| 4S || 10.3.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5/5C || 10.3.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5S || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| SE || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 6/6+/6S/6S+ || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 7/7+ || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
8/8+ || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| X/XR/XS/XS-MAX || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| touch |
| 5th || 9.3.5 || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y |
| 6th || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y |
| nano |
| 6th || 1.2PC || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 7th || 1.02 PC || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y |
| Classic || 80GB || 1.1.2 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 120GB || 2.0.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 160GB || 2.0.4 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || N || 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 wait until a newer software update is
Disc Compatibility: The Axxera AV7118Bi supports
playback of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD +R/RW, CD-Audio and CD-R/RW discs.
The unit can play back MP3 music files and JPEG still image files
recorded onto a compatible DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, or CD-R/RW disc.
- Off Insert/Eject: You can insert or eject a disc with the unit
powered off. If you insert a disc with the head unit powered off, the unit
will automatically turn on, the monitor will open, and the disc will begin
- Auto Reload: If the disc is not removed from the disc slot within
20 seconds of being ejected, it will be automatically reloaded to prevent it
from being accidentally damaged.
microSD Card Slot: The AV7118Bi DVD receiver is
fitted with a front-panel microSD card slot that is hidden behind the
unit's detachable front-panel. The front-panel will need to be removed to access
the microSD card slot. The receiver supports playback of
MP3 music files and JPEG photo files stored on a microSD/SDHC memory
card (up to 32GB).
USB Port: The Axxera AV7118Bi is fitted with a
front-panel USB (type-A) 2.0 port for connection of a USB mass storage
class device, such as a USB thumbdrive or portable digital audio player.
The unit supports playback of MP3 music files and JPEG photo files stored on a
compatible USB MSC device (up to 64GB). USB devices that can be charged
via USB will be charged when plugged into the receiver's USB port
(max. 1A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
Note: The unit's USB port is not compatible with
Android smartphones or tablets.
Playback & Search Functions: The AV7118Bi offers a
variety of playback & search functions, so you can find and enjoy your
music in the car.
- File/Folder Search: The head unit provides a list of
tracks and folders that you can search through to find the music you want.
- Fast Forward/Rewind: The unit allows you to fast
forward or rewind through a track or file.
- Random/Repeat: The head unit offers Random (All/Folder)
and Repeat (Track/Folder/All) playback functions.
Song/Artist Information: During playback, the unit's touchscreen
monitor will display song, artist, and album information (including album art) - when available.
Audio & Tuner Section
CTA-2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the
AV7118Bi are compliant with the CTA-2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing
and Measurement standards from the Consumer Technology Association
(CTA). 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 AV7118Bi are as follows:
- CTA-2006 Specs: 14 watts x 4 channels (at 4 ohms,
20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Maximum Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels (200 watts
2V/6Ch RCA Outputs: The AV7118Bi features front, rear
and subwoofer 2-volt RCA outputs. The front and rear speaker RCA outputs
are balance and fade adjustable. The subwoofer RCA output is non-fading.
You can also adjust the subwoofer output's low-pass crossover
(80/120/160Hz) and volume level (0-15).
EQ & Surround Modes: The AV7118Bi is equipped with a built-in EQ. The integrated equalizer offers 7 preset sound modes (Pop,
Rock, Jazz, Classic, Beat, Flat, or User) suitable for the music genre
of your choice. The User mode allows you to manually adjust the head
unit's 7-band graphic EQ (60, 150, 400, 1k, 3k, 7k, 15k Hz). The unit
also features a variety of Surround modes (Concert, Wide, Church, Live,
Passive, None) that create a unique soundstage inside your vehicle.
Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for
deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at low volume. Loudness
cutoff frequency can be set to 400, 800, or 2400Hz.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible
beep to confirm button operation (this can be turned On or Off).
AM/FM Tuner: The Axxera AV7118Bi features a built-in
AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, & preset tuning. The built-in AM/FM tuner
allows you to store up to 18 FM station presets and 12 AM station
presets (for a total of 30 presets). You can tune your presets manually or have the head unit do it
automatically. The Local function allows only strong radio stations to
be received, blocking stations with weaker signals. You can switch the
tuner between USA or European tuning.
Dual Aux Inputs: The Axxera AV7118Bi DVD
receiver is fitted with two Aux inputs. There is a front-panel
3.5mm audio only auxiliary input for connecting a temporary external
portable audio player. There is also a rear-panel
AV auxiliary input which consists of a composite video jack and stereo RCA
jacks. The AV aux input can be used for connection of a permanent external
audio/video source, such as a Blu-ray player or TV tuner.
Dual Video Output: Two composite video RCA output jacks
allow you to an add external monitors, such as rear headrest monitors or an
overhead monitor (sold separately). The video outputs will display whatever
image is being displayed on the head unit's touchscreen monitor. The video
outputs can display a DVD or AV input video signal when its selected as the receiver's source,
regardless if the vehicle's parking brake is engaged or not.
Rear-View Camera Input: The Camera Input consists of
a Composite video RCA jack for connecting an optional
back-up camera (sold separately). This RCA input enables
you to connect a rear-view camera to display the area behind your
vehicle. This increased visibility encourages and facilitates safer driving.
When an optional rearview camera is connected to this unit, the rear
view image is displayed on the screen when your vehicle is placed in
reverse gear (orange wire of the harness must be connected to reverse
light wire of vehicle). Automatic video switching takes approximately