About the Dual XDM270
Just the ticket
Just the ticket
Do you need to add some up-to-date audio features to an older car? If so, consider Dual's XDM270 CD receiver — it combines an attractive price with plenty of music-making capabilities.
CDs, MP3s, and more
Use the XDM270's tuner to listen to your favorite radio stations, or slide in your favorite CDs, including those loaded with MP3 and WMA files, The convenient front-panel USB input lets you play MP3 or WMA files from USB thumb drives (sorry, no iPhone® or Android™ compatibility). You'll appreciate the front-panel aux input for playing music from a smartphone or other device.
Crank it up
You'll enjoy some pretty potent power from the XDM270's built-in amp. And if you want to add some punch, a set of preamp outputs make it easier to add an amp or a powered sub.
- CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
- detachable face
- MP3/WMA file playback from USB devices
- plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs (see Details for full capabilities):
- bass/treble controls
- inputs: front panel auxiliary input, front USB input (no iPod/iPhone control)
- outputs: 2-channel preamp outputs (2-volt non-fading front)
- built-in amplifier (16 watts RMS CTA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # XDM270
What's in the box:
- CD receiver
- Face-plate (attached)
- Sleeve (attached)
- Wiring harness
- 2 Removal tools
- Four M5 x 6mm screws
- Four M4 x 6mm screws
- Rear-support bolt
- Quick Start Guide
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Features & specs
|Backup Camera Input||No|
|Second Camera Input||No|
|Alexa Voice Control||N|
|Memory Card Slot||USB|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||16 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||16 watts|
|Peak Output||50 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20kHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||No|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Navigation App Compatible (iOS)|
|Navigation App Compatible (Android)|
|Preamp Voltage||2 volts|
|Key Button Color||Blue|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|FM Sensitivity||8.5 dBf|
|Radio Data System||No|
|Music File Playback||MP3, WMA|
|Second Camera Input Lane Watch||N|
Disc Compatibility: The Dual XDM270 head unit supports CD-Audio, CD-R, and CD-RW disc playback. The head unit supports playback of MP3/WMA music 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.
Front-Panel USB Port: The Dual XDM270 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 64GB). 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. 1A) USB electronic devices during connection.
Note: The unit's USB port does not support connection of Apple iOS or Android OS devices.
Compatible Music Files: The Dual XDM270 supports the following music files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded onto a USB mass storage class device.
|Media Type||CD-R/RW||USB (MSC)|
|File System||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Yellow Book Mode 1/2, Multi-Session||FAT or FAT 32|
|Playable File Types|| MP3:
bit rate of 32-320 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||255 Folders/999 Files|
|Tags||ID3 tags (version 1.0 - 2.4)|
Playback & Search Functions: The XDM270 offers several convenient playback & search functions for your music.
- File/Folder Search: This search function allows navigation through compressed music files/folders to find a specific file or folder for playback.
- Repeat: You can repeat a single track, a specific folder, or an entire disc/USB device.
- Random: You can shuffle the playback order of all your songs or only the songs in a specific folder or disc/USB device.
- Intro Scan: You can scan the first 10 seconds of each track or the first 10 seconds of each track in a folder or disc/USB device.
Front-Panel Aux Input: There is a front-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for connection of an external portable audio device, such as a portable MP3 player.
CTA-2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the XDM270 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.
- CTA-2006 Specs: 16 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Maximum Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels (200 watts total)
2V/2Ch Preamp Outputs: The Dual XDM270 features a pair of 2-volt preamp outputs to connect an external amplifier. The preamp outputs fade with the front speakers and cannot be switched to rear or sub.
8 EQ Presets: Choose from 8 EQ presets - Pop, Rock, Jazz, Classical, Beat, Flat, or User. The User EQ preset allows you to manual adjust Bass & Treble.
Programmable Turn-On Volume: You can set what volume the receiver turns on with each time. The volume range is 0-46.
Beep Confirmation: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. This feature be turned On or Off.
AM/FM Radio: The Dual XDM270 features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. You can store up to 18 FM station presets and 12 AM station presets (manually or automatically). You can select a preset station directly or scan through all your presets in the current band. The Local function allows only strong radio stations to be received, blocking stations with weaker signals. You can select between US or European tuning.
Detachable Front-Panel: The front control panel of the Dual XDM270 is detachable to deter theft. No face case is included with the unit. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can be purchased for this unit.
3.7" Wide LCD Screen: The large, vibrant LCD screen display up to 10 characters and allows you to easily view and navigate system menus, features, folders, and song information.
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