About the Dual DV604i
An affordable multimedia solution
An affordable multimedia solution
Dual's DV604i DVD receiver offers affordable touchscreen functionality that doesn't skimp on the features you need. You can play DVDs and CDs, as well as music and video through the two A/V inputs, microSD card slot, or USB port, with easy control from the 6.2" touchscreen. The rear camera input let you install a rear-view camera for easy viewing right from the receiver's screen.
Awesome video options
You can view movies and video on the 6.2" screen when your car is parked, and it also works as a great display for system and song info. If you want to share the fun, you can use the two video outputs to install rear video screens and play movies on the go to keep the backseat posse happy.
This Dual's built-in amp cranks out a real-world 18 watts RMS per channel, a lot more punch than most factory radios. Four EQ presets make it easy to access different sound options, while the included remote lets the passengers get in on the action. If you want some added impact to your tunes, three sets of preamp outputs make it easier to connect amplifiers for your speakers or a subwoofer.
You'll need a wired connection to your parking brake to access settings and other features on this receiver. Your parking brake must be connected and set in order to view video on its screen.
- 6.2" touchscreen display
- remote control
- iPhone, iPod, and iPad control (see Details tab for full capabilities)
- plays audio/video content from CDs, DVDs, micro-SD cards, and USB memory devices (see Details tab for full capabilities)
- bass and treble controls with 4 preset EQ curves
- subwoofer controls
- inputs: front USB input, front microSD card slot, front mini-jack A/V input, rear RCA A/V input, rear-view camera input
- outputs: two rear RCA video outputs, 6-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
- wired connection to parking brake required to access settings and other features on this receiver (the brake must be connected and set for video display)
- internal amp (18 watts RMS CTA-2006/60 peak x 4 channels)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # DV604I
What's in the box:
- DVD receiver w/ integrated 6.2" touchscreen monitor (10A fuse)
- Wiring harness
- Sleeve (installed)
- Remote control (CR2025 3V battery installed)
- Ground loop isolator
- 9" AV minijack-to-RCA adapter cable
- 4 ISO-screws
- 2 Removal tools
- Quick Start Guide
- "Congratulations" note
- "Warning" note
- "Steering Wheel Interface Operation" note
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Features & specs
|AUX Input||Mini (front), RCA (rear)|
|Audio/video Input||RCA (rear)|
|Backup Camera Input||Yes|
|Second Camera Input||No|
|Memory Card Slot||USB, microSD/SDHC|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||16 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||16 watts|
|Peak Output||60 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20kHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Navigation App Compatible (iOS)||N/A|
|Navigation App Compatible (Android)||N/A|
|Preamp Voltage||2 volts|
|Key Button Color||Blue|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|FM Sensitivity||10 dBf|
|Radio Data System||No|
|Music File Playback||MP3, WMA|
Audio & Tuner Section
6.2" LCD Touchscreen: The Dual DV604i features a 6.2" LCD touchscreen monitor (800x480) with LED backlighting. This unit's touchscreen controls with interactive video graphics make menu navigation simple and intuitive. You can adjust the screen's brightness, contrast, hue, and saturation level.
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.
Hard-Key Controls: In addition to the 6.2" LCD touchscreen, the unit also has push-button controls and a 3-way rotary dial on the front-panel along the left edge of the screen.
IR Remote Control: The DV604i 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.
USB 1-Wire iPod/iPhone Control: The Dual DV604i's front-panel USB port allows you to connect your iPod/iPhone via the included Dock- or Lightning-to-USB cable that comes with your iPod/iPhone (not included with the head unit). This USB 1-Wire for iPod/iPhone connection provides audio playback (for both stored music & music apps), metadata display, control, and charging of select iPod/iPhones through the Dual DVD receiver.
- Control: The head unit allows you to browse your iPod/iPhone's stored music by Artist, Album, Song, Playlist, Podcast, or Audiobook (music content listed alphabetically). The unit also provides Fast Forward/Reverse, Previous/Next Track, and Repeat/Random for your connected iPod/iPhone. Apple devices with iOS 6.0+ will remain unlocked, so you can access music apps from your iPod touch or iPhone's touchscreen. Older Apple devices will be locked during connection and cannot be controlled from their touchscreen or clickwheel.
- Display: The head unit will display your iPod/iPhone's music file information; including Track #, Elapsed playing time, Song title, Artist name, and Album title with Album art.
- Charging: While connected and the ignition switch is set to ACC or ON, the head unit's USB connection will power and charge (0.5A max) your iPod/iPhone. If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge, then this unit will not recognize it.
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Dual DV604i is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of 12/18/2018):
|iPod/iPhone||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||Album Art||Song/Artist Text||Track Info|
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 available.
Disc Compatibility: The Dual DV604i supports playback of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD +R/RW, CD-Audio and CD-R/RW discs. The unit can play back MP3/WMA music files and JPEG still image files recorded onto a compatible DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, or CD-R/RW disc. You can insert or eject a disc with the unit powered off. 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 DV604i DVD receiver is fitted with a front-panel microSD card slot which supports playback of MP3/WMA music files and JPEG photo files stored on a microSD/SDHC memory card (up to 32GB).
USB Port: The Dual DV604i 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/WMA 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. 0.5A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
Note: The unit's USB port is not compatible with Android OS devices.
Compatible Compressed Music Files: The DV604i supports the following types of MP3/WMA music files recorded onto a disc, loaded onto a USB mass storage class device, or stored on a microSD memory card.
|Media Type||CD-R/RW||USB MSC, MicroSD|
|File System||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet||FAT16/FAT32|
|Playable File Types|| MP3:
bit rate of 8-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 8-48 kHz |
WMA: bit rate of 32-192 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32-48 kHz
|Maximum # of Folders/Files||200 Folders/2,000 Files||200 Folders/2,000|
|Tags||ID3 tags, WMA tags (no album art)|
Playback & Search Functions: The DV604i 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 (no album art) - when available.
CTA-2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the DV604i 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 DV604i are as follows:
- CTA-2006 Specs: 16 watts x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Maximum Power Output: 60 watts x 4 channels (240 watts total)
2V/6Ch RCA Outputs: The DV604i features front, rear and subwoofer 2-volt RCA outputs. The front and rear speaker RCA outputs are balance and fade adjustable. The subwoofer RCA outputs are non-fading. The subwoofer outputs do no offer level control or a built-in LPF crossover.
EQ: You can choose between 5 EQ presets - Pop, Rock, Classic, Jazz, or Off. The Off mode allows you to manually adjust the head unit's Bass & Treble.
Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at low volume. The Loudness feature can be turned On or Off.
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 Dual DV604i 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.
Dual Aux Inputs: The Dual DV604i 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 Outputs: 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.
Note: If there is video noise on your external monitor, please use the included Ground Loop Isolator between the video output of the DV604i DVD receiver and the video input of your external monitor.
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 1.5 seconds.
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