SiriusXM & AM/FM Radio
Display & Remote Features
Bluetooth Technology: The Dual XDMAR6720 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 -
- Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.5 (Hands Free Profile)
- Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile), AVRCP 1.3 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
Pairing: Before using your Bluetooth enabled device, it must
be paired to the XDMAR6720. Multiple devices can be paired to the unit, but only
one can be used at a time. When in wireless range, the head unit will
automatically connect with the last paired device. The Dual XDMAR6720 is compatible with most Bluetooth
enabled mobile phones, including the Apple iPhone and Android smartphones.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ Integrated Mic): The Dual
XDMAR6720 supports Bluetooth hands-free communication from your
Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone. An integrated front-panel microphone carries on
your side of the conversation while your car's speakers are used to hear the
- Answering A Call: During an incoming call, the caller's
number will display on the front-panel LCD and a ring-tone will be heard
through your car stereo speakers. You can then manually answer the incoming
call from the head unit's front-panel by pressing the "phone" button.
Or, you can set the unit to automatically answer a call after 2-3 rings.
- Making A Call: You can manually dial a phone number
using the included remote control's 0-9 keypad. You can also select phone
numbers from recent calls dialed, received, or missed. In addition, you can
quickly redial the last phone number called. The unit does not support
phonebook transfer or voice dialing.
Note: The Dual XDMAR6720 does not support connection of an
Wireless Audio Streaming: The XDMAR6720 also supports
Bluetooth A2DP/AVRCP, allowing you to wirelessly stream stored music and music
apps on your Bluetooth-enabled source device player through the Dual receiver.
Playback controls (including Play/Pause & Next/Previous Track) can be operated
from the head-units front-panel. This unit does not display song/artist
information from Bluetooth audio devices. Advanced music navigation and
song/artist information is still done from your Bluetooth device.
Note: 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.
CD Compatibility: The Dual XDMAR6720 head unit supports CD-Audio,
CD-Text, CD-R, and CD-RW disc playback. The head unit supports playback of
files recorded onto CD-R and CD-RW discs.
- Off Insert/Eject: A CD 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 and begin playback.
- Auto-Reload: If a disc is ejected and not removed within 10 seconds,
the unit will reload the disc.
SD-Card Slot: The head unit features a front-panel SD-card slot hidden
behind its detachable face-plate. The face-plate must be removed to access the
SD-card slot. The unit supports playback of MP3/WMA music files stored on a SD
memory card (up to 16GB).
USB Port: The Dual XDMAR6720 is equipped with front-panel
USB (type-A) which enables connection of a portable USB mass-storage class (MSC)
device; such as a USB thumbdrive (up to 32GB).
The head unit supports playback of MP3/WMA music files stored on a
compatible USB mass storage device. The unit's USB port will also charge (max.
0.5A) a USB enabled electronic device, such as your smartphone.
Music File Compatibility: The Dual XDMAR6720 supports the
following types of music recorded onto a disc or loaded onto a USB mass storage
| Media Type || Disc (CD-R/RW or
DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW) || USB (MSC)/SD-Card (16GB) |
| File System ||ISO9660 Level 1/2, Yellow Book
Mode 1/Mode 2, Multi-Sessions ||FAT/FAT32 |
| Playable File Types || Audio ||MP3: sampling frequency of 8-48kHz with bit-rate
of 32-320kbps |
WMA: sampling frequency of 32-48kHz with bit-rate
| Maximum # of Folders/Files ||255 folders/999 files ||255 folders/5,000 files |
| Tags ||MP3 ID3 Tags, WMA Tags |
Playback Features: The XDMAR6720 offers
playback features such as Repeat, Random and Intro scan.
- Repeat: You can repeat a single track, a specific folder, or an
- Random: You can shuffle the playback order of all your songs or
only the songs in a specific folder.
- Intro Scan: You can scan the first 10 seconds of each track or
the first 10 seconds of each track in a folder.
File/Folder Search: This search function allows navigation through
compressed music files' folders to find a specific file or for playback.
USB 1-Wire iPod/iPhone Control: The Dual XDMAR6720'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 CD receiver.
- Control: You can choose to control the
iPod/iPhone from the head unit or from your iPod/iPhone's clickwheel or
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, Repeat/Random, and Intro Scan
for your connected iPod/iPhone. In addition, music apps can be accessed
directly from your iPhone's touchscreen.
- 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.
- 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 XDMAR6720 is
"Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model
features (as of 12/29/2018):
| iPod/iPhone || Generation || Tested Version || Media Type || Control Type || Display Type || Charge |
| Audio || Video || Head Unit || iPod/iPhone || Song/Artist Text || Track Info |
| video || 5th || 1.3 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| classic || 80GB || 1.1.2 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 120GB || 2.0.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 160GB || 2.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| nano || 1st || 1.3.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 2nd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3rd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4th || 1.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5th || 1.0.2 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 6th || 1.2 PC || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 7th || 1.02 PC || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| touch || 1st || 2.2.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 2nd || 4.2.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3rd || 4.3.5 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4th || 5.0.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5th || 9.3.5 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 6th || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| iPhone || 2 || 3.1.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3G || 4.2.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3GS || 4.3.5 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4 || 5.0.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4S || 10.3.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5/5C || 10.3.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5S || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| SE || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 6/6+/6S/6S+ || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 7/7+ || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 8/8+ || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| X/XR/XS/XS-Max || 12.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || 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 available.
Dual Auxiliary Inputs: The XDMAR6720 features dual auxiliary
inputs. There is a front-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for connecting a temporary
external portable audio device, such as a portable MP3 player. There is also a
rear-panel stereo RCA auxiliary input for connecting a permanent external audio
SiriusXM & AM/FM Radio
SiriusXM-Ready: The Dual XDMAR6720 is SiriusXM Ready and
compatible with the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (220SXV300
sold separately). The SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner supports SiriusXM
programming with access to 175+ SiriusXM channels via subscription; check out
the most popular SiriusXM subscription packages
Additional features of the SiriusXM Connect tuner include:
- Channel list displays a list of all available channels
- Category Search searches for channels in a certain category
- Direct Channel input allows you to directly enter a station number using
the remote control
- Information such as Channel Name w/ Channel Art, Artist Name, and Song
Title can be viewed on the head unit's display
- Up to 18 SiriusXM Satellite Radio station presets
- Channels containing unsuitable content for children can be blocked
Note: A separate SiriusXM Satellite Radio subscription is
required (operates on the XM Network). However, you can easily add this
SiriusXM tuner to an existing Sirius or XM account for a Multi-Radio
AM/FM Tuner: The Dual XDMAR6720 features a built-in AM/FM tuner
with manual, seek, scan (5 sec), and preset tuning. You can store up to 18 FM station presets
and 12 AM station presets (manually or automatically). The Local function allows
only strong radio stations to be received, blocking stations with weaker
signals. You can even switch the tuner between USA or European tuning.
MOSFET Amplifier: The Dual XDMAR6720 is equipped with a
MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET
amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased
power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More
power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not
pushing the limits of the amplification circuit. The power output specs for the
XDMAR6720 are as follows -
- CTA2006 Specs: 18 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms,
20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Maximum Power Output: 60 watts x 4 channels (240 watts
Note: The power specifications for the XDMAR6720
are compliant with the CTA2006 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
2V/6Ch Preamp Outputs: The Dual XDMAR6720 provides
6-channels (Front/Rear/Sub) of 2-volt preamp outputs for connection of an
external amplifier or amplifiers. The Front & Rear preamp outputs are fading,
while the Sub preamp outputs are non-fading. The sub preamp output offers a
level control that can be adjusted from 0-12. The subwoofer preamp output does
not have a built-in low pass crossover.
Equalizer: The Dual CD Receiver features the following
preset EQ curves (Flat, Pop, Jazz, Classic, Beat, Rock, or User) to customize
your music listening. The User mode allows you to manually adjust the head
unit's Bass & Treble. EQ settings are stored for each source.
Loudness: The Loudness function enhances the bass & treble
frequencies at low volumes.
Source Volume Level: The Source Volume Level control allows a gain
adjustment for each audio source (Tuner, CD, Aux, Bluetooth, USB, SD, iPod). You can set the
source volume level (+/-6dB) for each mode, depending on the relative volume of each
Program Volume: You can set the Dual head unit to power-on
to the same volume level (0-30) every time.
Key Beep: When this function is enabled, every button press
will output a beep tone.
Display & Remote Features
Detachable Face: The
head unit's face-plate is detachable to deter theft. A hard-plastic face-case is
included to store the detachable face. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X,
sold separately) can also be purchased for this unit.
Variable Color Illumination: You can adjust the LCD and button
illumination between 31 preset colors, create a custom RGB color, or have the
receiver automatically cycle through all preset colors. You can set a different
color selection for Night & Day, adjust the dimmer level (High/Medium/Low), and
select between a Positive or Negative illumination type. The LCD and button
illumination will always be the same color selection and brightness level.
Text Scroll: You can change the scrolling style used for
displayed information on the LCD screen. Choose from Off (no scrolling), Once
(scrolls once), 15 Secs (scrolls once per 15 seconds), Page (cycles by default) and On (constantly
12/24 Hour Clock: The unit's built-in clock can be set to
12-hour or 24-hour mode. You can also set the clock display to turn off with the
receiver, or have the clock display remain on when the receiver is turned off
and your vehicle's key is in the accessory or on position.
Demo Mode: You can enable or disable the units
Wireless Remote Control: The XDMAR6720 comes supplied with an
18-button IR wireless remote control which provides complete control of the Dual
Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features
a 3.5mm steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit that lets
you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used
with an optional
PAC or Metra adapter (sold separately - see Accessories Tab).