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Valor NVG-606W

Navigation receiver

Item # 077NVG606W

Valor's NVG-606W DVD receiver plays music from almost any source — this double-sized receiver features an SD...

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Valor's NVG-606W DVD receiver plays music from almost any source — this double-sized receiver features an SD...

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About the Valor NVG-606W

Valor's NVG-606W DVD receiver plays music from almost any source — this double-sized receiver features an SD card reader, USB input, and a front-panel audio/video input. The NVG-606W also plays DVDs and CDs, including discs you've loaded with MP3 files. iPod® controls are built in, and a connection cable is included so you can enjoy your favorite playlists when you're driving.

Valor's NVG-606W DVD receiver plays music from almost any source — this double-sized receiver features an SD card reader, USB input, and a front-panel audio/video input. The NVG-606W also plays DVDs and CDs, including discs you've loaded with MP3 files. iPod® controls are built in, and a connection cable is included so you can enjoy your favorite playlists when you're driving.

The 6.5" touchscreen display helps you find your way through all of these source options. You can check out song and artist information on the large screen, and use the helpful menus to make all your system adjustments. Park the car, and take in your favorite videos and movies up front. If you're on the go, connect optional monitors to the two sets of audio/video outputs and pipe the show to your passengers in the back. For more entertainment variety, an A/V input lets you connect other video sources, like a gaming system.

The easy-to-read screen complements the NVG-606W's built-in navigation system, giving you a clear look at driving directions, so you'll stay relaxed behind the wheel when you're driving. It features maps of North America that'll keep you on course whether you're traveling to Sacramento or Saskatoon.

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Product highlights:

    General features:
    • in-dash DVD receiver with navigation and built-in amplifier (24 watts RMS/45 peak x 4 channels)
    • fits double-sized (4" tall) dash openings
    • built-in navigation maps of North America (you must call Valor during business hours to unlock the navigation feature before first use — plan ahead before installation)
    • 6.5" LCD video screen with touchscreen controls
    Audio features:
    • plays DVDs, DVD-Rs/RWs, DVD+Rs/+RWs, CDs, CD-Rs/RWs,
    • plays MP3s on CD and DVD
    Expandability:
    • buit-in iPod controls and included proprietary connection cable
    • inputs: front USB input, SD card slot, front auxiliary input, A/V input, rear-view camera input
    • outputs: two audio/video outputs, 3-channel preamp outputs (front, mono sub)
    • warranty: 1 year
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • designed for use with "Region 1" coded DVDs
    • MFR # NVG-606W

    What's in the box:

    • AM/FM/DVD/CD/Navigations receiver with a 6.5" LCD screen
    • Trim ring
    • Wiring harness (has an in-line 10-amp fuse on the constant power lead)
    • Preamp/AV Input/Output harness
    • IR wireless remote control with installed CR2025 Lithium battery
    • 6.5" iPod dock cable with a proprietary 8-pin connector on one end and an iPod dock connector on other end
    • GPS antenna with magnetic base and attached 16.5 cord terminated by an SMB connector
    • 2GB SD-card
    • 2 Mounting brackets
    • 6 Pan-head screws
    • 6 Counter-sunk screws
    • Cleaning cloth
    • NVG-606W Owner's Manual
    • Navigation Instruction Manual
    • Wiring Diagram
    • Navigation Software Quick Start Guide
    • Warranty Validation Card
    • Customer Service contact information

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    Features & specs

    Expandability
    AUX Input Front
    Audio/video Input 1
    USB Input Front
    USB Port Power ---
    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 USB/SD card
    Bluetooth Compatible No
    Satellite Radio Ready No
    HD Radio No
    Navigation Yes
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size ---
    Nano ---
    Touch ---
    iPhone ---
    General
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) N/A
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) ---
    Peak Output 45 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 3-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs Yes
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs ---
    Video Screen Yes
    Navigation App Compatible (iOS)
    Navigation App Compatible (Android)
    Preamp Voltage 2 volts
    Screen Size 7
    Display Color
    Key Button Color N/A
    EQ Bands None
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Yes
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    Tuner
    FM Sensitivity 10 dBf
    European Tuning Yes
    Seek/Scan Seek/Scan
    Radio Data System No
    File Playback
    Music File Playback
    High-res Playback
    Second Camera Input Lane Watch N

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    General Features
    DVD/CD Features
    Built-In Navigation
    External Device Controls
    Inputs and Outputs Notes

    General Features

    2-DIN Chassis: The NVG-606W has a 2-DIN chassis (also known as "Double DIN" or size DD), and will fit in many vehicles with a large dash opening. Unlike many in-dash monitors, there is no hideaway box; all the inputs and outputs are included within the unit's chassis. The unit can be ISO-mounted using factory brackets, or Euro-mounted using the supplied mounting sleeve. As always, please check the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to verify fit with your vehicle.

    6.5" Touch-Screen LCD Monitor: The NVG-606W double-DIN DVD receiver features a 6.5" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touch-screen LCD display with an adjustable viewing angle. The resolution of the display is 1200 x 234 for a total of 280,800 pixels. The screen has a 120° horizontal viewing angle (60° left or right), and a 90° vertical viewing angle (30° up and 60° down). The unit's double-DIN face is fixed. The DVD-slot is front-loading and sits above the screen so there is no extra step to slide-out the face to insert a disc.

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

    AM/FM Tuner: The Valor NVG-606W features a built-in AM/FM tuner with up to 48 station presets. The unit features 3 FM bands and 1 AM band which can hold 12 radio stations each. The preset stations can be entered manually or automatically. Once your preset stations are set you can easily scan through only your preset stations.

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

    • Preset EQ: The receiver's EQ features the following preset selections - Flat, Jazz, Pop, Classical, or User.
    • Selectable Bass and Treble: The User mode lets you independently adjust between -7 and +7. 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.
    • Fade and Balance: You can individually adjust between -9 and +9 for the unit's Fade and Balance.
    • Subwoofer Adjustment: 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.
    • Loudness: You can turn the Loudness function on to boost treble and bass frequencies at low volume levels.

    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.

    Remote Control: The unit comes with a 40-button wireless remote control with a numeric keypad for direct access of chapters, tracks, and preset stations.

    DVD/CD Features

    Compatible Discs: The NVG-606W supports the following disc formats - DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA, HDCD, SVCD, and VCD.

    MP3/WMA Playback: The NVG-606W also supports MPEG, JPEG, MP3, and WMA files burned onto DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD-R, and CD-RW discs in ISO 9660 and Joliet format. The headunit supports MP3/WMA files up to 320kbps with a sampling frequency of 48kHz.

    D/A Converters: The NVG-606W is equipped with a 2.1-channel high performance 24-bit, 192KHz, multi-bit Sigma Delta modulation DAC which supports sample rates from 8-192 kHz.

    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 (2-3 sec), CD (10 sec), MP3 (100 sec), and WMA (200 sec) discs.

    Mechanical Vibration: The player has the ability to absorb a certain amount of vibration to prevent disc skipping. The mechanical anti-vibration ability rating is 1.0G (10-200Hz, X/Y/Z direction).

    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 pink 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.

    Control Screens: During DVD playback, you can control certain operations simply by touching an area of the screen. You can touch the left one-third of the screen to select the previous chapter, or the right one-third of the screen to skip to the next chapter. Pressing the top center of the screen display playing information while pressing the bottom center displays on-screen controls

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

    Fast Forward/Fast Reverse: When playing a DVD, there are four fast-play speeds in both directions (2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x).

    Zoom Mode: Using the remote control, you can change the magnification of the image from normal to Q1, Q2, or Q3. While the image is enlarged, you can pan the screen up, down, left, and right.

    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.

    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.

    Built-in Navigation

    Navigation: The Valor NVG-606W features built-in NavMate navigation software. The unit comes supplied with a TeleAtlas 2GB SD-card which must be installed for navigation operation. The TeleAtlas SD-card contains maps of the United States and Canada with approximately 10 million points of interest. The NVG-606W 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 NVG-606W 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 NVG-606W utilizes turn-by-turn instructions with voice guidance so you don't have to take your eyes off the road.

    Map Display: The Map Display will show roads, road names, and cartographic features like lake and rivers. You can adjust the map scale, the map orientation (2D/3D view), status information display, and the distance units to your own preference.

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

    • State or Province: This option allows you to type in a state or province to travel to.
    • Address or Intersection: This option navigates using an exact address or cross street.
    • Coordinates: This option navigates using Longitude and Latitude data.
    • Browse Map: You may select a destination by touching a point on the on-screen map.
    • 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.
    • History: This option allows you to scroll through and select from a list of recent destinations.

    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.

    Current Location Screen: The Current Location Screen display information about your current location on the map. You can then select the location as a destination point or save it to your address book.

    True View (Intersection Zoom): Just before a turn point, the guidance display will show a close-up or "True View" of the roads around the turn point.

    Auto Recalculation: The Valor NVG-606W will automatically recalculate your route if you veer off the original calculated route so you can get back on track.

    Arrival Screen: The destination is shown on the on-screen map display with a circle. A voice message then announces that you are approaching your destination.

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

    External Device Controls

    iPod Compatibility: Select Apple iPods equipped with the proprietary dock connector, can be connected to and controlled by the head unit. When an iPod is connected, it can be controlled via the unit's touch-screen The screen displays music information including artist, album, and song data. 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 Valor NVG-606W is "Made for iPod" compatible and supports the following iPod model features (as of Nov. 2009):

    iPod/iPhone Model Media Type  Control Display Charge
    Audio Video Unit iPod Song/Artist Track
    dock-connector (3 gen) Y N Y N Y Y Y
    click-wheel/color-display (4 gen) Y N Y N Y Y Y
    mini (1/2 gen) Y N Y N Y Y Y
    video (5th gen) Y Y Y N Y Y Y
     classic (80/120/160 GB) Y N Y N Y Y Y
    nano 1 gen Y N Y N Y Y Y
    2 gen Y N Y N Y Y Y
    3 gen Y N Y N Y Y Y
    4 gen Y N Y N Y Y *adapter required
    5 gen N N N N N N N
     touch 1 gen Y N Y N Y Y Y
    2 gen Y N Y N Y Y *adapter required
    3 gen N N N N N N N
    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 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. This unit will not charge the iPod touch 2nd generation or iPod nano 4th generation.

    SD Card Slot: The Valor NVG-606W features a front-panel SD (Secure Digital) memory card slot for playing MP3, WMA, and JPEG files stored on your SD-card media. This unit will support SD-cards up to 2GB.

    USB Port: The Valor NVG-606W features a front-panel USB port for playing MP3, WMA and JPEG files stored on your USB thumb-drive.

    Inputs and Outputs Notes

    Preamp Outputs: The NVG-606W has 3 channels of preamp outputs: front left/right and mono-subwoofer.

    iPod Input: The iPod input has an 8-pin DIN connector used with the supplied iPod cable for both audio and control commands.

    Rear AV Input: This rear-panel 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.

    Front AV Input: This front-panel input consists of a stereo A/V 3.5mm jack, allowing you to connect and external portable audio/video player.

    Monitor 1 and 2: Two RCA composite video output jacks allow you add external monitors.

    Audio Output: This output consists of left and right RCA audio jacks, allowing you to add wireless headphones to accompany the external monitors.

    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

    GPS Antenna: Gold-plated terminal used to connect supplied GPS antenna.

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