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Dual XDVDN8190

Navigation receiver

Item # 070XDN8190

Dual's XDVDN8190 DVD receiver incorporates navigation and Bluetooth® into a supremely capable entertainment...

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Dual's XDVDN8190 DVD receiver incorporates navigation and Bluetooth® into a supremely capable entertainment...

Discontinued item

Item # 070XDN8190

About the Dual XDVDN8190

Dual's XDVDN8190 DVD receiver incorporates navigation and Bluetooth® into a supremely capable entertainment center for your single-sized dash opening. Its SD™ card-based navigation system offers access to millions of points of interest, and you can make easy updates via the card slot. You'll get voice prompts, plus accurate, easy-to-follow maps of North America for all your expeditions. A built-in Bluetooth receiver allows you to conduct phone calls through your car's speakers with a compatible phone.

Dual's XDVDN8190 DVD receiver incorporates navigation and Bluetooth® into a supremely capable entertainment center for your single-sized dash opening. Its SD™ card-based navigation system offers access to millions of points of interest, and you can make easy updates via the card slot. You'll get voice prompts, plus accurate, easy-to-follow maps of North America for all your expeditions. A built-in Bluetooth receiver allows you to conduct phone calls through your car's speakers with a compatible phone.

The motorized 7" touchscreen display pops up with the touch of a button. Put in a CD or DVD that you've loaded with your favorite MP3 or WMA files, and you'll have enough music for the longest road trips. The integrated SD card reader, in addition to letting you make navigation updates, plays your MP3/WMA files photos you've stored on SD cards up to 2GB in size.

Dual's iplug™ system gives you RCA audio/video inputs for connecting more of your electronic devices, plus a dedicated iPod input so you can control your iPod right on the touchscreen. You can mount the iplug in the place most convenient to your setup, and you'll get full iPod control via the touchscreen with the included iPod cable.

Take in your favorite films or videos when the car is parked, or entertain the passengers in the rear seats by sending the picture to an optional backseat monitor. Since the XDVDN8190 sports dual-zone operation, they can check out flicks in back while you drive to music up front. Dual equips the XDVDN8190 with Dolby® Digital surround sound decoding, so it's ready for you to build a real movie theater on wheels.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

iPod note: If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this receiver or its optional iPod adapter.

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Product highlights:

    General features:
    • in-dash DVD player with built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS/60 peak x 4 channels)
    • motorized 7" LCD video monitor with touchscreen controls
    • fits single-sized dash openings
    • A/V iPlug connector with iPod input, auxiliary input and audio/video input
    • built-in navigation with millions of points of interest (uses SD card slot for map updates)
    • wireless multi-zone remote
    Audio/visual features:
    • plays DVD, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD, CD-R/RW, and MP3/WMA files on disc
    • iPod controls available through touchscreen interface
    • Dolby® Digital 5.1 surround sound decoding
    • 24-bit D/A converter
    Expandability:
    • Bluetooth wireless technology compatible with most enabled cellular phones
    • inputs: rear-view camera input, A/V iPlug connector (iPod input, auxiliary input and audio/video input)
    • outputs: one set of multi-zone audio/video outputs, 6-channel preamp outputs (front, rear, subwoofer, and center-channel)
    • built-in Secure Digital memory card slot (up to 2GB)
    Other information:

    What's in the box:

    • AM/FM/DVD/CD/Navigations receiver with a 7" LCD screen
    • Sleeve (installed)
    • 2 Sleeve brackets (installed)
    • Trim ring
    • Wiring harness (has an in-line 20-amp fuse on the constant power lead)
    • 8.25' Parking brake detection wire (has male bullet connector on one end)
    • GPS antenna with magnetic base and attached 16.5' cord terminated by an SMB connector
    • iPlug Interface with attached 80" cable (has stereo RCA audio jacks/composite video/3.5mm stereo minijack/8-pin DIN connector on the interface and stereo RCA audio jacks/composite video/8-pin DIN connector on the other end)
    • 6.5' iPod cable (with iPod dock connector on one end and 8-pin DIN connector on the other end)
    • 43" Audio adapter cord (has 3.5mm stereo miniplugs on both ends)
    • 44" Audio adapter cord (has 3.5mm stereo miniplug on one end and stereo RCA plugs on the other end)
    • Wireless remote control
    • CR2025 Lithium batteries (installed in remote)
    • Screen cleaning cloth
    • 6 Machine screws
    • Metal support strap
    • Stud with hex nut
    • Rubber bumper
    • Self-tapping screw
    • Pan-head screw
    • 2 Mounting screws
    • NavAtlas 2GB SD-card
    • Map Database & Utilities CD-ROM
    • Self-adhesive Dual logo badge
    • Installation/Owner's Manual
    • Bluetooth Mobile Phone Compatibility sheet
    • Technical difficulties sheet
    • Warning sheet concerning driver watching videos

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    Features & specs

    Expandability
    AUX Input A/V
    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 SD card
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready No
    HD Radio No
    Navigation Yes
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size ---
    Nano ---
    Touch ---
    iPhone ---
    General
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) 17 watts
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) ---
    Peak Output 60 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 6-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs Yes
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs No
    Video Screen Yes
    Navigation App Compatible (iOS)
    Navigation App Compatible (Android)
    Preamp Voltage 2 volts
    Screen Size 7
    Display Color
    Key Button Color Blue
    EQ Bands 2
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible ---
    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
    Built-In Navigation
    Audio Section
    DVD/CD Playback
    External Device Connection
    Remote Control

    Display Features

    7" TFT LCD Monitor: The XDVDN8190 single-DIN DVD receiver features a motorized retractable 7" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touch-screen LCD display with an adjustable viewing angle. The resolution of the display is 480 x 234 for a total of 336,960 pixels with a contrast ratio of 350:1. The screen has a 120° horizontal viewing angle (60° left or right), and a 90° vertical viewing angle (30° up and 60° down). The display is retractable and slides in and out electronically.

    Display Angle Adjustment: You can adjust the unit's retractable monitor's vertical angle for better visibility. There are 6 display angles to choose from.

    Picture Adjustment: You can adjust the displays brightness, sharpness, color, contrast and tint from 0 to +20.

    Display Type: The unit's integrated monitor can be set to display a 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio image.

    Video Lockout: 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 supplied yellow/blue wire must be hardwired into the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's parking brake must be engaged and disengaged in a preset sequence.

    Anti-Theft Code: You may program the unit with a 4 digit security code. Once the unit has been programmed with a security code, the code must be entered to use the unit after it has been disconnected from power for more than 40 seconds.

    Built-in Navigation

    Navigation: The Dual XDVDN8190 features built-in NavMate navigation software. The unit comes supplied with a NavAtlas 2GB SD-card which must be installed for navigation operation. The NavAtlas SD-card contains maps of the United States and Canada with approximately 10 million points of interest. The XDVDN8190 can map routes from point A to point B with stops in between if desired using the unit's touch-screen graphic interface.

    GPS Antenna: The XDVDN8190 comes supplied with an external GPS antenna which features a magnetic base and 16.5" antenna cord terminated by an SMB connector which plugs into the back of the unit and mounts to the outside of your vehicle.

    Voice Guidance: In addition to on-screen visual guidance, the XDVDN8190 utilizes turn-by-turn instructions with voice guidance so you don't have to take your eyes off the road.

    Go To Menu: The Dual multimedia navigation headunit provides six choices for selecting a destination.

    • Address or Intersection: This option navigates using an exact address or cross street.
    • Previous Destination: This option allows you to scroll through and select from a list of recent destinations.
    • Point Of Interest: This option is helpful when traveling to a public place or looking for a type of location, such as a gas station or restaurant.
    • Home Address: This option allows you to store and select your Home address as a destination.
    • Office Address: This option allows you to store and select your Office (Work) address as a destination.
    • Favorites: This option allows you to navigate to a specific location previously stored as a favorite.

    Route Preferences: You can set the unit to calculate your route by shortest distance or shortest time. You can also select for the navigation unit to avoid tools, freeways and ferries.

    Trail Book: This function leaves a trail from the start point to the end point and name/save the trail for future reference for an off-road route.

    Trip Book: This feature allows on-road trips to be created for future reference. You can then simulate the route.

    Trip Computer: The Trip Computer displays the following information during your travel - Average speed, Maximum speed, Total trip time, Stopped time, Drive time, Elevation, ETA, Trip, Odometer, Digital clock, and Current speed.

    Auto Recalculation: The Dual XDVDN8190 will automatically recalculate your route if you veer off the original calculated route so you can get back on track.

    Map Orientation: You can change the perspective of the map from 2D North-Up (displays the map in 2 dimensions with North at the top), 2D Track-Up (displays the map in 2 dimensions with  your direction of travel at the top of the screen), or Split-screen.

    Display Setting: The navigation display can be set for day or night time driving.

    Audio Section

    Preamp Outputs: The XDVDN8190 has 6 channels of preamp outputs: front L/R, rear L/R, center, and subwoofer. If you want 6-channel theater-style sound, you can hook up the appropriate external amplifiers and speakers to the front, rear, center, and subwoofer preamp outputs. When the unit is in 6-channel mode, you can independently adjust the level of each speaker.

    Audio Controls: The Audio Menu allows you to adjust the following:

    • Preset EQ: Select from the following EQ Presets:
      • Flat: Bass 0, Treble 0
      • Jazz: Bass +6, Treble +4
      • Pop: Bass +4, Treble +6
      • Classic: Bass +4, Treble +4
      • Rock: Bass +6, Treble +6
      • News: Bass -2, Treble -2
      • Urban: Bass +4, Treble +5
      • Rave: Bass +5, Treble +6
      • Movie: Bass +3, Treble -2
      • Techno: Bass +5, Treble +3
      • User: set by user
    • Bass, Treble, Subwoofer: individual controls between -7 and +7
    • Fade, Balance: individual controls between -9 and +9
    • Loudness: On, Off

    Selectable Bass/Treble Center Frequencies: You can set the center frequency for both the bass and treble effects. The bass can be set to 60, 80, 100, 130, 150, or 200 Hz. The treble can be set to 10, 12.5, 15, and 17kHz.

    Subwoofer Low Pass Filter/Q Factor: The cutoff frequency for the subwoofer output's low pass filter can be set to 80, 120, or 160Hz. The Q Factor can also be set to 1.0, 1.25, 1.5, or 2.0. In addition, the phase of the subwoofer can be switched from 0-degrees to 180-degrees.

    Multi-Zone Capability: Independent sources can be played simultaneously on the unit. In addition to the main source output from the front and rear channels, you can select an alternate source to be output through dedicated rear-zone preamp outputs for headrest monitors, overhead monitors, etc. Sources that can be selected as the multi-zone source include CD/DVD, rear camera, auxiliary a/v input, or SD card.

    Relative Volume Gain: The gain settings allow you to customize the relative volume of the various modes to compensate for volume differences between the sources. The range is adjustable between -7 and +7, with 0 being the reference point. Relative volume can be set for AM/FM, DVD, iPod, Bluetooth, XM, Aux In, SD Card, and Nav.

    Surround Mode: You can choose between full 6-channel output or a downmixed 2-channel mode.

    Surround Setup: You can input the size and presence of each speaker in your sound system by entering "Large" or "Small" for Front left/right, and "Large," "Small," or "None" for Rear left/right and Center. For the Subwoofer, you can enter "Present" or "None." You can select "Large" for speakers that give a full-range output. When "Small" is selected, it will activate a high-pass filter for those speakers.

    Dynamic Range Control: This function reduces a Dolby Digital soundtrack's dynamic range so you can hear quieter dialog without being overwhelmed by loud sections. You can choose a setting of On or Off.

    Pink Noise Generator: The built-in pink noise generator helps you set the relative speaker levels for multi-channel playback. You can play pink noise through the left front, right front, left rear, and right rear.

    Center/Rear Delay: You can adjust the time difference between the center and the front speakers to create a time delay between 1 and 5 milliseconds to produce a more accurate audio effect. You can also adjust the time difference between the rear and front speakers between 3 and 15 milliseconds.

    DVD/CD Playback

    Electronic Skip Protection: This unit is equipped with a high-speed flash memory buffer for skip resistant playback. This ESP offers skip protection for DVD, CD, MP3, and WMA discs.

    MP3/WMA Playback: The XDVDN8190 can play MP3/WMA/JPEG files that have been recorded on CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. The files must be recorded in ISO 9660 Level 1 or 2, Yellow Book Mode 1 or Mode 2 Form 1, or Multi Session. Compatible bit rates are 40 to 320 kbps for MP3, and 40-192 kbps for WMA. Recorded discs can have up to 1500 files and 8 folder levels. Playback functions include file skip, fast forward (2x, 4x, 8x, 20x), file repeat, folder repeat, file random play, and direct file select for MP3/WMA audio file playback. JPEG images can be rotated clockwise and counter-clockwise 90-degrees, as well as zoomed in and out from 1/2, 3/4, 4/3, 3/2, 2 or 3. Images can be displayed one at a time or in a thumbnail view of nine mini-images at once.

    Multi-Angle Display: This function allows you to choose the viewing angle of scenes that were shot from a number of different angles.

    Note: This function is limited to DVDs recorded with multiple camera angles.

    Fast Forward/Fast Reverse: When playing a DVD, there are four fast-play speeds in both directions (2x, 4x, 8x, and 20x).

    Repeat Play: When playing a DVD, you can repeat the current chapter or title. When playing a Video CD, you can repeat the current track. For MP3/WMA, you can repeat the current file or folder. A-B Repeat allows you to repeat any portion of a DVD.

    Zoom Mode: Using the remote control, you can change the magnification of the image from normal to 1 to 2 to 3 to 4. While the image is enlarged, you can pan the screen up, down, left, and right.

    Parental Control: Parental Control allows you to restrict DVD playback according to a predetermined level. You can select a parental control rating from 0-8, which is protected by a 4-digit password.

    External Device Connection

    Aux Input: The Aux input consists of left and right RCA audio jacks and an RCA composite video jack, allowing you to connect external A/V equipment to this head unit.

    Video Out: This RCA composite video jack allows you add an external monitor.

    Camera Input: This RCA composite video jack allows you connect an optional rear view camera. The head unit features a function that automatically switches to the rear camera image when a rear camera is installed on your vehicle. When the shift lever is in the reverse position, the screen automatically switches to the rear view camera. In the menu, you can switch the image from Normal to Reverse

    Rear Zone: This output consists of left and right RCA audio jacks and an RCA composite video jack, allowing you to connect an external headrest monitor, overhead monitor, or a wireless headphone system.

    Audio/Video iPlug: This unit features the audio/video iPlug, a 6.75' interface cable that allows you to listen to any portable music, video, or multimedia player equipped with a 3.5mm headphone jack or audio/video RCA output. You can connect an iPod to the iPlug using the supplied adapter cable. Select iPods equipped with the proprietary dock connector, can be connected to and controlled by the head unit. When the iPod is connected, it can be controlled via the unit's touch-screen The screen displays all information including playlists, artists, albums, and songs. You can also view pictures and videos from 5th Generation iPods. In addition, your iPod will charge while connected and the system is turned on. The XDVDN8190 is "Made for iPod" compatible and support the following iPod model features (as of Nov. 2009):

    iPod/iPhone Model Generation Media Type  Control Display Charge
    Audio Video Unit iPod Song/Artist Track
    dock-connector 3rd Y N Y N Y Y Y
    click-wheel/color-display 4th Y N Y N Y Y Y
    iPod mini 1st Y N Y N Y Y Y
    2nd Y N Y N Y Y Y
    iPod video 5th Y Y Y N Y Y Y
     classic 80GB Y N Y N Y Y Y
    120GB Y N Y N Y Y Y
    160GB Y N Y N Y Y Y
    nano 1st Y N Y N Y Y Y
    2nd Y N Y N Y Y Y
    3rd Y N Y N Y Y Y
    4th Y N Y N Y Y Y
    5th Y N Y N Y Y Y
     touch 1st Y N Y N Y Y Y
    2nd Y N Y N Y Y Y
    3rd  Y N Y N Y Y Y
    iPhone 2G N N N N N N N
    3G N N N N N N N
    3GS N N N N N N N

    Note: The included iPod cable can be connected to the head unit through the iPlug or through the dedicated iPod jack on the rear panel. For iPod video playback, you must connect your iPod, using the supplied cable, to the iPlug adapter and run a composite video cable from the iPlug adapter to the XDN8190. The iPod photo/video display of the unit will not operate while the vehicle is moving. The parking brake will need to be engaged just like when watching a DVD. Apple firmware updates may effect compatibility.

    Built-in Bluetooth: The XDVDN8190 features built-in Bluetooth and Bluetooth Version 1.2 compliant. The unit is compatible with a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled wireless phones, and allows you to make and receive calls via the touch-screen. It hfile:///C:/crutch/html/testit.html#External Device Controlsas a built-in microphone for hands-free operation. One-touch dialing from the phone book and on-screen caller ID are also available.

    SD Card Slot: Just below the DVD/CD slot is a slot for SD (Secure Digital) memory cards for playing MP3, WMA or JPEG files. This unit will support SD-cards up to 2GB. Playback functions include file skip, fast forward (2x, 4x, 8x, 20x), file repeat, folder repeat, file random play, and direct file select for MP3/WMA audio file playback. JPEG images can be rotated clockwise and counter-clockwise 90-degrees, as well as zoomed in and out from 1/2, 3/4, 4/3, 3/2, 2 or 3. Images can be displayed one at a time or in a thumbnail view of nine mini-images at once.

    Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control: In addition to the unit's touch-screen panel and hard-key controls, the XDVDN8190 also comes supplied with a full-functioning IR wireless remote control for convenient operation.

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