About the Valor ITS-301D
Looking for a full-featured multimedia system that doesn't break the bank? Valor's ITS-301D DVD receiver deserves your attention. Built-in Bluetooth® connectivity provides you with the safety and convenience of hands-free calling with your compatible phone. And this stereo comes with an iPod® cable, making it easy to control and charge your iPod while you're on the road.
The ITS-301D plays music from almost any source you throw at it it features an SD card reader and an audio/video input, plus it plays DVDs and CDs. The 3" display helps you find your way through all of these source options and lets you watch movies when you're parked. An included remote control makes it easy for your passengers to make system adjustments and music selections.
Add a rear-seat monitor to the receiver's video output, and switch on the dual-zone function. The kids can watch a movie in the back seat while you listen to the something else up front.
The built-in amplifier delivers clean sound, and a pair of preamp outputs lets you upgrade your power if you need extra punch. You can remove the motorized face to protect your receiver when you're away from the car.
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.
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.
- DVD receiver with built-in amp (15 watts RMS/35 peak x 4 channels)
- motorized, detachable face with 3" color LCD screen
- remote control
- plays MP3/WMA files on CD/DVD
- plays DVD video and displays JPEG picture files
- dual zone capable
- built-in Bluetooth capability for hands-free calling
- inputs: SD card slot, A/V input, and iPod connection with cable
- input for a rear-view camera
- outputs: 5-channel preamp outputs (front, rear, mono subwoofer), A/V output
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- designed for use with "Region 1" coded DVDs
- MFR # ITS-301D
What's in the box:
- AM/FM/CD/DVD Receiver with 10A fuse inserted in chassis
- Face with built-in 3" LCD screen
- Trim ring
- Power/ground harness
- Speaker harness
- Wireless remote control
- CR2025 Lithium battery
- Microphone with attached 10' cable terminated by a male 3.5mm connector (visor-clip attached to cable)
- 5' Composite video cable
- 2 Removal tools
- Mounting screw
- 4 Machine screws
- 2 Lock-washers
- 2 Flat-washers
- Operating Instructions
- iPod Compatibility note
- Warranty Validation Card
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Features & specs
|Backup Camera Input||No|
|Second Camera Input||No|
|Memory Card Slot||SD/MMC card|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||N/A|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||---|
|Peak Output||35 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||---|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|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|
|Radio Data System||No|
|Music File Playback|
Overview: The Valor Multimedia ITS-301D is a single-DIN AM/FM/CD/DVD player with a motorized slide-down front panel featuring a 3" TFT built-in monitor. The ITS-301D features CD/DVD playback and built-in Bluetooth and iPod operation, as well as an SD-card slot.
LCD Monitor: The Valor Multimedia ITS-301D features a 3-inch 16:9 LCD monitor built into its electronic slide-down front-panel. The front-panel and monitor feature four angle adjustments so you can view the unit better. In addition, the front-panel and monitor is removable to deter theft. The ITS-301D also comes supplied with a hard plastic face case.
Video Setup: The ITS-301D allows you to adjust the Contrast (0-20), Saturation (0-20), Hue (0-20), and Sharpness (0-6) of the LCD monitor.
TV Type: You can select from the following TV Types when watching a video - 16:9 WideScreen (for 16:9 wide screen content), 4:3 LetterBox (for 4:3 content, black bars will appear on top and bottom), 4:3 PanScan (for 4:3 content, left and right edges will be cut).
Multi-Disc Playback: The Valor ITS-301D supports the following disc types - CD-Audio, CD-R/RW, VCD, DVD-Video, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW and DVD+/- DL. This unit is compatible with both NTSC and PAL.
MP3 File Playback: It is possible to playback MP3 files recorded onto a CD-R or CD-RW disc or SD-card.
Parental Lock: The DVD system has a built-in parental lock feature to prevent unauthorized person from viewing restricted disc content. DVD playback can be limited by an 8-level rating system protected by a 4-digit password.
Equalizer Presets: The ITS-301D features four preset Equalizer Modes. You can choose from Flat, Classic, Rock or Pop.
Bass And Treble: The unit features independent Bass and Treble controls that can be adjusted from -7 to +7.
Dynamic Range: The Dynamic Range feature compresses the audio output of the receiver so there is less change in volume between the loudest and quietest passages on a disc. You can set the Dynamic Range to Off, Full, 6/8, 4/8 or 2/8.
Dual Zone: This function lets the driver listen to the AM/FM tuner through the vehicle's speakers while the passenger in the back can watch a DVD when the ITS-301D is connected to an external monitor.
Remote Control: The ITS-301D comes supplied with an IR wireless remote control to operate all the major functions of the unit including Bluetooth operation.
Built-In Bluetooth: The Valor ITS-301D features built-in Bluetooth Technology which allows you to answer and place calls from your Bluetooth-enabled wireless phone through the Valor multimedia receiver. It works with Bluetooth Version 2.0 (v1.2 compliant), and communicates with most Bluetooth enabled cell-phones. The ITS-301D supports the following BT profile:
- Hands-Free Calling (HFP): You can make, receive or end phone calls using the unit's IR wireless remote control or front-control panel. You can dial out using the head unit's wireless remote control's numbered buttons as well as redial a number with a simple press of a button. Incoming calls will broadcast an audible ring tone hrough your vehicle's speakers so you know when someone is calling. Using the supplied noise and echo-canceling external microphone, you can carry on a mobile conversation through the vehicle's speakers without picking up your cell-phone. The ITS-301D also features voice dial recognition if your Bluetooth enabled mobile-phone also supports this function.
- Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP): The ITS-301D also supports A2DP wireless streaming music audio from your Bluetooth-enabled device, allowing you to listen to audio wireless from your Bluetooth compatible mobile phone or portable MP3 player.
iPod Control: The ITS-301D has a built-in iPod control interface which allows you to play and control your iPod through the system, including photo and video files. Using the unit's rotary control knob, you can sort your iPod tunes by playlist, artist, album, genre, song, or composer.
The Valor DD-858W is "Made for iPod" compatible and supports the following iPod model features (as of Nov. 2009):
|iPod/iPhone Model||Media Type||Control||Display||Charge|
|iPod w/ dock-connector (3rd gen.)||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod w/ click-wheel or color-display (4th gen.)||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod mini (1st/2nd gen.)||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod video (5th gen.)||Y||Y||Audio only||Video only||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod classic (80/120/160 GB)||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod nano||1st gen.||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod touch||1st gen.||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
Note: While in Audio mode, the front panel controls of your iPod are nonfunctional when connected to this unit. During Video/Photo mode, the ITS-301D will not be able to control your iPod and you must use the iPod's controls. Apple firmware updates may change functionality results.
SD-Card: The ITS-301D features a front-panel SD-card slot for playing back MP3 audio files. The SD-card is located behind the unit's electronic sliding front-panel. The front-panel needs to be detached to access the SD-card slot.
Audio/Video Inputs: The unit has an auxiliary A/V input with RCA composite video and stereo audio jacks. You can use this aux input for connecting a VCR, game console, or other audio/video device.
Rear-View Camera Input: An additional composite video input is provided, dedicated to an optional rear view camera.
Audio/Video Outputs: There is one composite video output and a pair of stereo RCA audio outputs for feeding an audio/video signal to an optional external monitor in your vehicle.
5-Channel Preamp Output: The unit features five 2-volt preamp outputs (Front L/R, Rear L/R, Mono Subwoofer).