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Dual XDM6820

CD receiver

Item # 070XDM6820

Take charge of your mobile audio system with the XDM6820 CD receiver from Dual.

Find what Fits your car

Take charge of your mobile audio system with the XDM6820 CD receiver from Dual.

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Item # 070XDM6820

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About the Dual XDM6820

Take charge of your mobile audio system with the XDM6820 CD receiver from Dual. It comes loaded with the external connections and audio controls you need. You'll find a set of preamp outputs ready to supply signal to an amplified subwoofer, along with a powerful internal amplifier that'll coax outstanding sound from all of your recordings.

Take charge of your mobile audio system with the XDM6820 CD receiver from Dual. It comes loaded with the external connections and audio controls you need. You'll find a set of preamp outputs ready to supply signal to an amplified subwoofer, along with a powerful internal amplifier that'll coax outstanding sound from all of your recordings.

The XDM6820 features Dual's unique iplug auxiliary input adapter, a small box with a mini-jack input that mounts just about anywhere in your car — under the dash, in the glove compartment, in the center console, wherever. Just plug the adapter's cable into the receiver's RCA inputs, and you've got a handy connection ready for your iPod, plug-and-play satellite radio tuner, or other portable music source.

MP3 and WMA compatibility and a powerful AM/FM tuner have your entertainment options covered, while Dual's anti-shock protection is on hand to ensure smooth disc playback while you're on the road. The oversized rotary control knob makes system adjustments a snap. And don't worry about your eyesight, the black-and-white LCD display on this radio's detachable faceplate ensures that everything from track numbers to station frequencies are easy to see.

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Product highlights:

  • CD receiver with built-in amplifier (18 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
  • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs, including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA files (some recordable disc types may not be compatible)
  • five selectable EQ curves ("Pop," "Jazz," "Classic," "Beat," and "Rock")
  • detachable face with LCD display
  • rear auxiliary input with iplug connector
  • preamp outputs
  • rotary encoder knob
  • repeat and random play
  • station and preset scan/seek tuning
  • 18 FM/12 AM presets
  • loudness
  • clock
  • CD frequency response: 10-20,000 Hz
  • CD signal-to-noise ratio: 92 dB
  • FM sensitivity: 8.5 dBf
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # XDM6820

What's in the box:

  • AM/FM/CD receiver with a 10-amp fuse inserted into the chassis
  • Sleeve
  • Face
  • Hard plastic face case
  • Trim ring
  • Wiring harness (has one set of preamp outputs)
  • 2 Radio removal tools
  • Metal support strap
  • iPlug female mini-jack with attached 40" cable (has stereo male RCA plugs on the end)
  • 2 Self-tapping screws
  • 6 ISO-mount screws
  • Hex/Phillips-head bolt (has 6 Flat washers/1 star washer and 1 nut)
  • Machine screw (has 1 flat washer/1 lock washer and 1 nut)
  • 2 Face fixing screws
  • Silica gel packet
  • Installation/Owner's Manual
  • Dual sticker

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Features & specs

Expandability
AUX Input Rear
Audio/video Input ---
USB Input No
Backup Camera Input No
Second Camera Input No
CarPlay No
Android Auto No
Siri Control No
Alexa Voice Control
Android Control No
Memory Card Slot No
Bluetooth Compatible No
Satellite Radio Ready No
HD Radio No
Navigation ---
iPod Compatibility
Full size ---
Nano ---
Touch ---
iPhone ---
General
RMS Power (CTA-2006) N/A
RMS Power (Manufacturer) ---
Peak Output 50 watts
RMS Power Bandwidth N/A
Preamp Outputs 2-channel
Sub Preamp Outputs No
Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs No
Video Screen No
Navigation App Compatible (iOS)
Navigation App Compatible (Android)
Preamp Voltage 2 volts
Screen Size ---
Display Color White
Key Button Color Blue
EQ Bands None
Wireless Remote No
Steering Wheel Control Compatible No
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Tuner
FM Sensitivity 8.5 dBf
European Tuning Yes
Seek/Scan Seek/Scan
Radio Data System No
File Playback
Music File Playback
High-res Playback

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Display Features
Audio Section
Disc Playback
Aux Connections

Display Features

Display Priority: You can set the unit to a source display or time display priority. When set to source display priority, the radio tuner frequency, CD track/elapsed time, selected MP3/WMA information, or Aux display will be displayed by default. The clock can be accessed temporarily when the Display button is pressed. When the time display priority, the clock is displayed by default, while the source information can be accessed temporarily with the Display button.

12/24 Hour Clock: When the unit's radio tuning interval is set to USA spacing, the clock is displayed in a 12-hour format. If the unit is switched to European frequency spacing, the clock switches to a 24-hour format.

Clock Display Note: Normally, the display illuminates only when the unit is on. You can program it so the clock is displayed when the unit is off. In this case, the clock display is "keyed", and will turn on and off as the ignition key is turned on and off.

Audio Section

Preset EQ Curves: You can choose from five preset curves: Pop, Jazz, Classic, Beat and Rock. Any adjustment to the bass or treble settings automatically cancels the current EQ curve.

Source Audio Memory: Individual bass and treble settings are retained in memory for AM, FM, CD, and AUX modes.

Turn-on Volume: You can preset the unit's volume when it is powered on. Each time the unit is turned on, the volume is reset to the preset level regardless of the volume level when the unit was last turned off.

Disc Playback

Skip Protection: An internal buffer provides ESP (electronic skip protection) to virtually eliminate skipping. The ESP is for MP3/WMA files only.

MP3/WMA Playback: This unit can play MP3 and WMA files that have been recorded with constant bit rates (MP3: 8 to 320 kbps/WMA: 32-192 kbps) or variable bit rate compression on CD-R and CD-RW discs. The disc must be in one of the following formats: ISO 9660 level 1 or level 2, or Yellow Book MODE 1 or MODE 2 FORM 1. In addition, this unit is compatible with ID3 Tag version 1.0. Discs should be recorded with a maximum of 256 folders and files and 8 folder levels.

MP3/WMA Search Modes: The preset buttons and other buttons on the front panel can be used for entering letters or numbers to assist you in locating specific MP3 or WMA files and folders. The following search functions can be performed by this unit:

  • Direct File Select: search for specific file number
  • Alphanumeric File/Folder Search: search for file or folder names by entering alphanumeric characters
  • File/Folder Navigate: search the current folder for all available files

Aux Connections

Auxiliary Input: The Dual XDM6820 is equipped with rear-mounted, stereo RCA auxiliary input jacks on a 6" pigtail.

iPlug: This unit features the iPlug, a 40" interface cable that connects a portable MP3 player (such as an iPod), or other portable audio source unit, to the receiver's auxiliary input. The iPlug has a dash-mountable 3.5mm female minijack that can be attached using the supplied adhesive or self-tapping screws.

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