About the JVC KT-HD300
Love local radio? Then it's time to check out the crystal-clear reception and improved sound quality that HD Radio technology can bring to your favorite AM/FM broadcasts. Just connect this external HD Radio tuner to your compatible JVC stereo, then tune in to participating stations to start enjoying AM that's as clear as FM, along with FM that's almost CD quality.
HD Radio delivers more than just superior sound, it enhances your listening experience, giving you greater variety without subscription fees. Many HD stations multicast additional channels of programming along with their normal radio content. The KT-HD300 lets you tune in these alternate channels. Wonder what song you're listening to? Just check your JVC's display. HD Radio stations can also broadcast artist info, song titles and other text information.
Hide the compact JVC KT-HD300 in a convenient spot, and hook up the simple power and signal connections a data cable connects your HD tuner directly to your JVC's CD changer port. The convenient pass-through port means you can have HD Radio and keep your CD changer, too. Warranty: 1 year.
What's in the box:
- HD Radio tuner with an attached proprietary 5' J-Link cable
- 5' Antenna cable with a female motorola plug on one end and a male motorola plug on other end
- 58" Power/ground harness with a 5-amp in-line fuse on constant wire
- Instructions (English/Spanish/French)
- US Limited Warranty card
- Canada Only Warranty Card
- Product Registration/Questionnaire Card
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More details on the JVC KT-HD300
HD Radio: HD Radio technology, where available, offers higher quality sound than conventional analog broadcasts and receives text data. HD Radio provides FM broadcasts that are equal to CD sound quality and AM broadcasts that are as good as analog FM stereo broadcasts. HD Radio also provides a variety of data, including station name, song title, artist name, album name, etc. No subscription fees required. To find HD Radio stations in your area, visit the HD Radio website (hdradio.com).
Compatibility: The JVC KT-HD300 HD Radio Tuner connects through JVC's proprietary J-Bus expansion port. The KT-HD300 is compatible with 2008 JVC HD Radio ready receivers. They include: KD-G340, KD-PDR80, KD-BT11, KD-DV7400, KD-AV7100, KD-AVX44, KW-AVX710, KW-AVX810, KW-NX7000, KD-AR390, KD-APD89, KD-ABT22, KW-ADV790 and KD-ADV49.
Note: The 12040UV44 Adapter cable is needed when connecting the KT-HD300 to the KW-NX7000 and using the TMC feature. The 12040UV44 provides incoming antenna connection to the KW-NX7000 and HT-HD300 simultaneously. This cable is required to receive Real-Time Traffic update service when the KT-HD300 HD Radio tuner is connected to the KW-NX7000 In-Dash Navigation system.
Multicasting: In addition to conventional broadcasts, with HD Radio broadcasting it is possible to choose from up to 8 multicast programs (HD1 to HD8 and analog). There are also data programs for each program.
Display Information: The KT-HD300 HD Radio Tuner displays song title, artist and station information on the display of your compatible JVC HD Radio ready headunit.
Analog Broadcasts: In addition to HD AM/FM stations, the KT-HD300 can also receive conventional analog AM/FM broadcasts.
Presets: The JVC HD Radio Tuner features 3 FM bands and 1 AM band where you can store your HD and analog Am/FM station presets. You can store 6 stations in each band, giving you a total of 24 HD/analog station presets.
Installation: The KT-HD300 plugs into the J-Bus port on the back of a compatible JVC HD Radio headunit. The antenna cable from the JVC headunit is disconnected and plugs into the antenna port on the HD Radio tuner (a 5' antenna extension cable is provided, if needed). The KT-HD300 also has a 58" power/ground harness that needs to be hardwired to supply power to the unit and to keep station memory presets. In addition, the HD Radio tuner features a J-Bus pass-through port for connecting an external JVC compatible CD-changer, iPod adapter or Bluetooth adapter.
Receiver Output: 5' proprietary J-Bus cable which plugs into the J-Bus changer input on the back of a compatible JVC headunit.
Changer Input: Proprietary J-Bus port for connecting an external JVC J-Bus compatible CD-changer. This pass-through port can also be used with JVC's iPod adapter or Bluetooth adapter.
Antenna: Female motorola antenna port for connecting your vehicle's antenna cord. Unplug the antenna from your JVC headunit and connect it to the antenna connection of the HD Radio tuner. A 5' antenna extension cable is supplied if needed.
Power/Ground: Two-prong Power/Ground port for connecting the supplied 58" Power/Ground harness. The Power/Ground harness features a black ground lead and a yellow constant wire with an in-line 5-amp fuse to retain preset memory.