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JVC KW-V240BT

DVD receiver

Item # 105KWV240B

If you're looking to take the leap into a touchscreen car stereo, JVC's KW-V240BT DVD receiver is a great way to start.

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If you're looking to take the leap into a touchscreen car stereo, JVC's KW-V240BT DVD receiver is a great way to start.

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About the JVC KW-V240BT

Step up to a big screen

If you're looking to take the leap into a touchscreen car stereo, JVC's KW-V240BT DVD receiver is a great way to start. It's loaded with features like dual-phone Bluetooth® for wireless goodness, multiple ways to get your phone involved with the music, lots of sound-sculpting tools, and options to customize the 6.2" display. And JVC backs up this receiver with a 2-year warranty.

Step up to a big screen

If you're looking to take the leap into a touchscreen car stereo, JVC's KW-V240BT DVD receiver is a great way to start. It's loaded with features like dual-phone Bluetooth® for wireless goodness, multiple ways to get your phone involved with the music, lots of sound-sculpting tools, and options to customize the 6.2" display. And JVC backs up this receiver with a 2-year warranty.

Bluetooth convenience

Bluetooth enables wireless streaming for music, podcasts, and audiobooks and hands-free phone calls. This receiver lets you can quickly switch between two paired phones — handy for vehicles with more than one driver. You can install the included wired microphone close to you, so callers can hear you loud and clear. Many portable high-res audio players also include Bluetooth, so you can stream your personal music collections while you're on the road.

Lots of media options

If you like radio, you'll love the options the KW-V240BT offers, including Pandora®, iHeartRadio®, and Spotify®. You can plug your Android™ phone or iPhone® into the front-panel USB port, and control the music in your phone while you charge it. The port can also handle music stored on a thumb drive, including high-resolution FLAC music files. The display will show DVD video when you're parked, and you can also feed that video to optional screens you can add for the backseat crew.

JVC KW-V240BT DVD receiver

You can tweak the display background, angle, and brightness for just the right look.

Mold your sound

Once you've got your music picked, this receiver's 13-band graphic equalizer and digital time alignment let you zero in on just the right sound. JVC's K2 technology helps bring back the depth and detail for all your digital music sources. Because most car speakers are located down low in the doors, this receiver also offers Sound Lift, which adjusts your music's frequencies to virtually "raise" your speakers for better, more natural imaging. Three pairs of preamp outputs let you add amplifiers for more punch to your sound.

Cool display options

To add a little pizzazz to your dash, JVC lets you pick from ten backgrounds for this stereo's Clear Resistive touchscreen display. You also get a variable brightness control with an auto dimmer, so you're not visible from the Hubble telescope. And if you're having trouble seeing the display due to glare, you can adjust the viewing angle. 

Want to keep your steering wheel controls?

In most cars, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.

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.

Smartphone note: If you're going to use your smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.

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Product highlights:

    General Features:
    • DVD/CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in internal amp (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • 6.2" Clear Resistive touchscreen display
    • fits double-DIN dash openings
    Smartphone Features:
    • built-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad control (see Details tab for model compatibility)
    • Siri Eyes Free Control
    • built-in Android music control and charging of select Android devices using the USB connection
    • Pandora, iHeartRadio, and Spotify control with iPhone and Android
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming with dual phone connection
    • Streaming DJ feature allows five Bluetooth audio source devices to be connected
    Audio/Video Features:
    • plays CDs, DVDs, and USB memory devices (see Details for full capabilities)
    • 13-band equalizer with digital time alignment
    • K2 technology improves the digital sound for all music sources
    • Sound Lift compensates for speakers that are low in the doors
    • selectable 2-way or 3-way crossover network
    • customizable display background and digital angle adjustment for better in-dash visibility
    Expandability:
    • inputs: front USB input, rear-view camera input
    • outputs: rear video output, 6-channel preamp outputs (2.5-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
    Other Information:
    • compatible with most factory steering wheel audio controls (adapter required)
    • 22 language display options
    • warranty: 2 years
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # KW-V240BT

    What's in the box:

    • DVD receiver w/ 6.2" touchscreen monitor (10A fuse)
    • Wiring harness
    • 6.5' Parking brake wire (light green)
    • Microphone w/ bracket (attached 10' cable terminated by a mono 3.5mm connector)
    • 6 Pan head ISO-mount machine screws (M5 x 8mm)
    • 6 Flat head ISO-mount machine screws (M5 x 8mm)
    • Instruction Manual
    • Warranty Information

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    Features & specs

    Expandability
    AUX Input No
    Audio/video Input No
    USB Input Front
    Backup Camera Input Yes
    Second Camera Input No
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control Yes
    Android Control Yes
    Memory Card Slot USB memory
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready No
    HD Radio No
    Navigation No
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size No
    Nano 7
    Touch 6/5
    iPhone X/8+/8/7+/7/6S+/6S/6+/6/5S/5C/
    General
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) N/A
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) 22 watts
    Peak Output 50 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) N
    Navigation App Compatible (Android) N
    Preamp Voltage 2.5 volts
    Screen Size 6.2
    Display Color
    Key Button Color Red
    EQ Bands 13
    Wireless Remote Optional
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Adapter required
    Parts Warranty 2 Years
    Labor Warranty 2 Years
    Tuner
    FM Sensitivity 7.2 dBf
    European Tuning Yes
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System Yes
    File Playback
    Music File Playback MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC,WAV
    High-res Playback FLAC (96kHz)
    The JVC KW-V240BT replaces these items:

    Product Research

    Touchscreen + Remote Control
    Built-in Bluetooth
    Android & iPhone Integration
    Internet + AM/FM Radio
    Disc & USB Playback
    Audio & DSP Section
    Camera & Video Connections

    Touchscreen + Remote Control

    6.2" Touchscreen w/ Gesture Control: The KW-V240BT features a 6.2" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touchscreen monitor. The screen has a resolution of 800 (H) x 480 (V) x RGB with 1,152,000 total pixels. The LCD serves as a video monitor, system information display, and touchscreen control panel. Gesture Control lets you operate certain functions of the KW-V240BT by making specific gesture commands on the unit's touchscreen. You can adjust the volume of the multimedia receiver by making a circular motion with your finger on the unit's touchscreen. You'll also be able to navigate your music by simply swiping the touchscreen left/right or up/down. Electronic angle settings adjust the display for best off axis viewing (actual screen does not move).

    • Aspect Ratio & Picture Adjustment: You can change the aspect ratio for video playback. You can select from Full (16:9), Just (4:3 LB), or Normal (4:3), or Auto (automatically selects to match incoming video signal). You can also adjust the unit's display brightness, contrast, color, tint, sharpness, and black level to suit your viewing needs during video playback.
    • Custom Home Screen & Backgrounds: You can customize the head unit's Home Screen by rearranging the icons and moving the icons of the three most sources you use most to this screen. You can choose between a variety of preset background images & designs, or download your own still image (800 x 480) for use as the unit's background from a connected USB thumbdrive.
    • Clock Display: The DVD receiver offers a 12-hour clock which is visible from any source or menu screen. With your vehicle's key in the accessory or start position, the head unit will continue to display the LCD background image, clock, and button illumination during "AV Off" mode. Pressing and holding the Power/Menu button turns the unit off completely.
    Note: To prevent the display of video while the vehicle is in motion, the light green wire (attached to rear-chassis) must be connected to the vehicle's parking brake detection circuit. You cannot view video unless your vehicle's parking brake is engaged. If you attempt to view video without the parking brake engaged, the unit's LCD touchscreen will simply display "Parking Off". While your vehicle is in motion (parking brake off), you can still view all of the head unit's menu screens/settings, source information, metadata, and album artwork.

    Front-Panel Controls: In addition to the touchscreen controls, the unit includes frequently used buttons along the left & right edges of the screen. These controls offer a blue backlit illumination.

    Dimmer: When the illumination lead (orange/white) is connected and the dimmer set to Auto, the display will dim automatically when you turn on your vehicle's lights. The dimmer can also be set to Off (normal brightness at all times), or On (display is always dimmed).

    Remote App (for iOS & Android): The JVC Remote App is an application for Apple iOS 8.0+ and Android OS 4.4+ that controls the JVC receiver like a wireless remote control from your compatible Apple iOS device (via Bluetooth or USB) or Android device (via Bluetooth only). The JVC Remote App provides traditional touchscreen control, as well as directional and freeform gesture control.

    • Source Information & Control: The JVC Remote App provides a Source Control screen with a list of the receiver's built-in sources and connected sources to choose from, so you can change the head unit's source from your mobile device. Once an input is selected, the app displays source information such as station number, track number & playback time, as well as song/artist information (when applicable). From the the app, you can also seek stations and tracks, as well as Play and Pause your music.
    • Audio Settings: From the application on your mobile device, you can adjust the receiver's volume up or down. In addition, audio settings such as EQ, Crossover, DTA, and other audio adjustments can be easily set using the JVC Remote Application.
    • Media Player: The application's Media Player screen lets you playback your device's stored music library through the JVC receiver. From the app on your Apple iOS or Android device, you can control basic playback functions like Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track and Repeat/Random. The Android version of the app even lets you browse your music library by category (Song/Album/Artist/Playlist/Mood). Song, artist, and album information (along with Album Art) will displayed on your Apple iOS or Android device's touchscreen.
    • App Launcher (Android only): The App Launcher feature of the Android version of the JVC Remote app lets you access 3rd party applications within the JVC Remote app's user interface. The App Launcher can contain up to 24 of your favorite apps for quick access.
    Notes:
    • You will need to indicate within the head unit's menu what type of device (Apple iOS or Android) you'll be using the JVC Remote App on before the application will connect and function with the receiver.
    • When using the JVC Remote App with your compatible Apple iOS device, the application and device must be connected to the receiver via Bluetooth (not USB) for playback of Bluetooth audio. For playback of a USB-direct connection from an Apple iOS device, the device and application must be connected to the head unit via USB (not Bluetooth).

    Remote Control: The JVC KW-V240BT offers compatibility with factory steering wheel controls (adapter sold separately) and is compatible with JVC's IR wireless remote control (RM-RK258, sold separately) for added convenience.

    • Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features an OEM steering wheel remote control input wire (blue/yellow) within the included wiring harness that lets you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with an optional steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately).
    • Optional Remote Control: The JVC DVD receiver is compatible with JVC's wireless IR remote control (RM-RK258, sold separately).

    Built-in Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Technology: The JVC KW-V240BT is equipped with built-in Bluetooth 3.0, allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles:

    • Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.6 (Hands Free Profile) & PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access Profile).
    • Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) & AVRCP 1.5 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
    Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the JVC KW-V240BT. Check here for the latest Bluetooth compatibility information.

    SSP & USB Pairing: With Secure Simple Pairing (SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the JVC KW-V240BT without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings. You can even pair your Apple iPhone (iOS 5+) or Android smartphone (running JVC Music Play App) by simply connecting it to the JVC head unit via USB and following a single prompt on the head unit's display.

    • Dual Phone Connection: Thanks to the Dual Phone Connection feature, two Bluetooth-enabled phones can remain connected to the JVC receiver. This means you can an answer an incoming call from either phone from the head unit. Also, both of your phone's contact lists are downloaded to the receiver. To make a call from one of the phones using the JVC receiver, you simply have to select Phone 1 or Phone 2 on the head unit's front-panel.
    • Streaming DJ: The new Streaming DJ feature allows five Bluetooth audio source devices to be connected to the JVC receiver at one time, so you can switch between Bluetooth playback sources a lot easier and quicker. While "BT Audio" source is selected on the head unit, you can simply press the music playback button on your connected Bluetooth source devices to switch between devices and begin music playback. However, you cannot stream audio from two different Bluetooth audio source devices at the same time or combine music libraries or playlists from two different connected devices.
    Note: You can pair up to five Bluetooth-enabled devices to the JVC head unit. When an already paired Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units.

    Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication (w/ External Mic): The head unit supports Bluetooth hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. And thanks to the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with wideband speech capability, the KW-V240BT provides more natural sound quality and details during wireless calls. The controls of the KW-V240BT can be used to dial a number, answer an in-coming call, or end a call. The unit also includes an external microphone (with mounting bracket) featuring adjustable gain, so you can carry on your side of the conversation while listening to the caller through your vehicles speakers. During a conversation, you can switch between the Private Mode (talking directly on your cell phone) and the Hands Free Mode.

    • Answering A Call: When a call comes in, a ring-tone will be heard through your vehicle's speaker and the caller's name or phone number will be displayed. You can answer the call from the head unit's touchscreen controls, or setup the head unit to automatically answer the incoming call immediately or after 1-30 seconds. The KW-V240BT also supports the Call Waiting function, so you can answer another incoming call while suspending the current call you are on. Your compatible cell-phone must also support this feature.
    • Dialing A Number: Using the KW-V240BT, you can dial a phone number in one of the following ways:
      • Enter Phone #: Allows you to directly dial a phone number up to 32 digits from the head unit's front-panel rotary dial.
      • Preset Dialing: You can store up to 5 contacts in the memory of this unit for speed dialing.
      • Phone Book: You can download phone book data from your mobile phone to the DVD receiver. You can then dial a contact within the phonebook from the head unit's touchscreen controls. Your phonebook can be searched alphabetically or numerically.
      • Call History: The Call History is a list of calls that have originated from and were received by this unit that you can dial. You can select Outgoing, Incoming, or Missed calls (up to 10 total).
      • Voice Dialing: If your mobile phone supports voice recognition, then you can dial out by voice command. Simply speak into the included microphone once you have activated the voice dialing function from the head unit's front-panel.

    Wireless Audio Streaming: The JVC KW-V240BT supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or audio player, plus song/artist information display. You are able to stream your stored music library on your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, as well as music apps downloaded on your smartphone to the JVC KW-V240BT for playback.

    • SBC + AAC Codecs: In addition to support for the standard SBC Bluetooth audio codec, the KW-V240BT offers support of AAC. By supporting AAC, the KW-V240BT offers better audio performance of the music streamed from your Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad.
    • Advanced Music Browsing: In addition to basic playback functions (Play/Pause, FF/RW, Skip, Random/Repeat), the KW-V240BT lets you browse your stored music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, etc. (AVRCP 1.4 phones only; which includes Android 4.0+ and iPhone 5.0+).
    • Song/Artist Information: The head unit will also display your stored music and music app's song information; such as Artist name and Song/Album title (no album art) - not compatible with all apps.
    Note: When an incoming call or outgoing call is in progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be paused so you can take your call. Once the call is finished, your streaming music will resume.

    Siri Eyes Free Control: When paired to an iPhone with Siri via Bluetooth, the JVC KW-V240BT has the ability to access Siri through its touchscreen control and external microphone. Simply press the "phone command" button on the KW-V240BT to engage Siri and use the included microphone to communicate with Siri. Siri's voice will heard through your vehicle's speakers. All Siri functions including hands-free calling, music search, setting reminders, text-messaging, audible navigation, and more can be done through the head unit and its microphone. You can even ask Siri to get directions to a destination and the turn-by-turn instructions will heard through your vehicle's speakers, while the on-screen map still displays on your iPhone with Bluetooth; the head unit's audio is attenuated while Siri provides audible directions.

    Note: The head unit will only display hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio information (all other functions of Siri are only audible through the KW-V240BT; visual data will still need to be viewed from your iPhone device).

    Android & iPhone Integration

    Android Open Accessory 2.0 (AOA 2.0) Connectivity: The JVC KW-V240BT's front-panel USB port lets you connect your AOA 2.0 compatible Android (OS 4.1-7.1.2) smartphone for music playback. JVC does not guarantee operation with all Android devices, regardless of operating system. Click here for the most current list of compatible Android smartphones. There are two Android AOA 2.0 modes to choose from based on what content you want to listen to and how you want to control it.

    • Auto Mode: The JVC KW-V240BT supports Android Open Accessory 2.0 (AOA 2.0), which lets you connect your Android (OS 4.1-7.1.2) smartphone to the KW-V240BT's front-panel USB port and listen to stored music and music apps from your Android device through the JVC head unit. You'll be able to control basic playback functions such as Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track. Other advanced music navigation will still be done from your Android smartphone's touchscreen. In this mode, the head unit will not display song/artist information; only "Audio Mode" will show up on display. You'll continue to view song/artist information from the Android device's touchscreen. You'll also still be able to access other functions and applications from your Android smartphone's touchscreen, while listening to music through the head unit. If you make a call or answer a call from your smartphone while listening to music in this mode, the music will pause until you are finished with the call and then start back up again.
    • JVC Music Play App: Downloading the JVC Music Play app onto your Android (OS 4.1-7.1.2) smartphone not only allows you to listen to stored music from your Android device through the JVC DVD receiver connected via USB, but it also lets you browse your Android smartphone's music library from the head unit's touchscreen controls. You can browse your store music library by Playlist, Artist, Song, Album, or Genre. The contents of a Playlist or Category can be searched alphabetically or numerically. You can also control Play/Pause and Previous/Next track from the head unit. In addition, the head unit will display song/artist information. You can exit the JVC Music Play app to access other functions and applications of your Android smartphone, while your stored music library is still playing through your head unit. If you make a call or answer a call from your smartphone while listening to music in this mode, the music will pause until you are finished with the call and then start back up again.
    Note: JVC does not guarantee operation with all Android devices.

    iPhone Direct Connection: The JVC KW-V240BT's front-panel USB port can be used to connect a Lightning-connector or 30-pin dock connector iPod/iPhone to the head unit (see chart below for compatibility). The KW-V240BT supports audio playback, music navigation, information display, and charging of your compatible Apple device. If you have a newer iPod/iPhone with the Lightning-connector, you can use JVC's Lightning connector-to-USB cable (105KSU62, sold separately) or the Lightning-to-USB cable that came with your Apple device to connect your iPod/iPhone to the KW-V240BT. If you have an older iPod/iPhone with a 30-pin dock connector, you can will need to use the dock connector-to-USB cable that comes with your Apple device or a "Made For iPod/iPhone" 30-pin-to-USB cable (sold separately) to connect your iPod/iPhone to the KW-V240BT.

    • Head Unit Control: From the head unit's front-panel controls you can search for stored music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, and Composer. The contents of a Playlist or Category can be searched alphabetically or numerically. The KW-V240BT also supports Repeat (file/all) and Random (album/all) playback functions of stored music on your iPod/iPhone. In addition, you'll be able to control basic playback functions (such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track) from stored music and select music apps streamed to your Apple iPod/iPhone. You can also choose to control your Apple device from its own touchscreen, instead of the head unit.
    • Song/Artist Info + Album Art: The KW-V240BT will display your iPod/iPhone's stored music information including Track number, Elapsed playing time, Song/Album title, Artist name, and Album art.

    USB Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 1.5A of current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone or Android smartphone when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position (if your iPod/iPhone or Android smartphone has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it).

    Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The JVC KW-V240BT is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of 10/10/2018):

    Apple Device Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Music Apps Display Type Bluetooth Charge
    Audio Video Head Unit iPod/iPhone Remote App Pandora Spotify iHeartRadio Album Art Artist/Song Text Track Info Phone Audio Siri
    iPhone
    4S 9.3.5 Y N Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5/5C 10.3.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5S 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    SE 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    6/6/+6S/6S+ 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    7/7+ 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    8/8+ 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    X 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    touch
    5th 9.3.5 Y N Y Y Y N N N Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    6th 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y N N N Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    nano
    7th 1.02PC Y N Y N N N N N Y Y Y N Y N Y
    Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.

    Internet + AM/FM Radio

    Internet Radio Apps: The JVC KW-V240BT allows you to access Pandora, Spotify, and iHeartRadio online music services through your USB-connected or Bluetooth-connected iPhone, or Bluetooth-connected Android smartphone. Your Apple iPhone must be connected to the KW-V240BT via the Lightning or 30-pin cable supplied with your iPhone, JVC's Lightning connector-to-USB cable (105KSU62, sold separately), or paired via Bluetooth. Your Android smartphone must support A2DP/AVRCP/SPP Bluetooth profiles and be paired with the JVC KW-V240BT. Your iPhone or Android smartphone will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, LTE (4G), or WiFi.

    • Pandora App: The free Pandora App (for Apple iOS 10.0+ or Android 4.0+) lets you play music from the Pandora music service through the JVC KW-V240BT using your USB or Bluetooth connected Apple iPhone, or Bluetooth connected Android smartphone. The JVC KW-V240BT provides control over the Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and Song information. You can select Pandora stations from your station list and sort them by date or alphabetically. New stations can be created based on the current songs or artists playing. You can also skip song tracks within a station. You can even give songs a thumbs up or thumbs down, as well as bookmark song information. An active Pandora account is required.
    • Spotify: The KW-V240BT has the ability to playback & control content from the Spotify music app (for Apple iOS 10.0+ or Android OS 4.0+) on your USB or Bluetooth connected iPhone, or Bluetooth connected Android smartphone. You can play, pause and skip tracks, browse playlists, albums and radio stations through the JVC receiver's front-panel controls. You can even create your stations by entering a track, artist, or playlist. You also get song/artist information on the unit's LCD touchscreen. If you are a Spotify Premium user (requires a monthly paid subscription), you can enjoy ad-free, high quality music even when there is no internet connection.
    • iHeartAuto: The free iHeartAuto app for JVC (for Apple iOS 9.0+ or Android OS 4.0+) lets you play music from the iHeartRadio music service through the JVC KW-V240BT using your USB or Bluetooth connected Apple iPhone, or Bluetooth connected Android smartphone. The iHeartRadio music service provides access to more than 1,500 live radio stations from coast-to-coast (including pop, country, urban, rock, talk, and sports). The KW-V240BT will provide control over the iHeartRadio Auto app, as well as display station identification and song/artist information. From the head unit's touchscreen controls, iHeartRadio stations can be searched by the following categories (Local, Genre, City, or My Stations). The Local selection provides a list of radio stations in your local listening area. The unit also provides over 22 Genres to choose from (including pop, country, hip-hop, jazz, etc.) to help you find the right radio station for you. In addition, you can search for radio stations by City. Cities can be searched alphabetically. You can even store your favorite stations (My Stations) for easier, quicker access. An active iHeartRadio account is required.
    Note: Access to these Internet Radio services will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone or Android smartphone to connect to the Internet. Not supported in Canada and only available in the United States.

    RDS AM/FM Tuner: KW-V240BT features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. You can store a total of 15 FM stations presets and 5 AM station presets. The radio allows you to set your AM/FM stations manually or automatically. You can activate the monaural mode to improve FM reception when a station is weak (the stereo effect will be lost).

    • RDS: The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to compatible AM/FM stations.
    • US or European Tuning: You can set the built-in AM/FM tuner between US standard and European tuning spacing.

    Disc & USB Playback

    Disc Compatibility: The unit has a front-loading disc-slot to make loading your disc easier because there is no panel to slide or fold-down. The JVC KW-V240BT supports playback of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, & CD-R/RW discs. The head unit supports a variety of music & video files via CD and DVD.

    • Off Eject: A disc can be ejected even the unit is turned off, as long as your vehicle's key is in the start or accessory position.
    • Auto Reload: If the ejected disc is not removed within 15 seconds, the disc is automatically inserted again into the loading slot to protect it from dust; playback starts automatically.

    USB Mass Storage Devices: The KW-V240BT features a front-panel USB (type-A) port that is hidden behind a flip-out cover. The USB port enables connection of USB mass storage class (MSC) devices - like USB thumbdrives and portable digital music players. You can insert a compatible USB MSC device into the head unit's USB port for playback, control, and metadata display (including album art) of a variety of music, video, and photo files. USB devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the DVD receiver's USB port (max. 1.5A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.

    Note: Not compatible with USB hubs or card-readers.

    File Compatibility: KW-V240BT supports the following types of audio, video, and photo files recorded onto a disc or loaded onto a USB mass storage class device.

    Media Type Disc (CD-R/RW or DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW) USB (MSC)
    File System ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, Romeo FAT 16/32
    Playable File Types Audio MP3: bit rate of 8-320kbps w/ sampling rates of 16-48kHz
    WMA: bit rate of 5-320kbps w/ sampling rates of 8-48kHz
    AAC:
    bit rate of 16-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32-48kHz
    WAV:
    bit rate of 16-bit w/ sampling rate of 44.1kHz
    MP3: bit rate of 8-320kbps w/ sampling rates of 16-48kHz
    WMA: bit rate of 32-192kbps w/ sampling rates of 8-48kHz
    AAC:
    bit rate of 16-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32-48kHz
    WAV:
    bit rate of 16-bit w/ sampling rate of 44.1kHz
    FLAC:
    bit rate of 24-bit w/ sampling rate of 8-96kHz
    Video MPEG-1: 352x240 to 720x480 or 352x280 to720x576 (4.0Mbps)
    MPEG-2: 352x240 to 720x480 or 352x280 to 720x576 (4.0Mbps)
    Photo N/A JPEG: 32x32 to 8192x7680 pixels
    Maximum # of Folders/Files 250 folders/5,000 files (999 files per folder)
    Tags MP3 ID3-tags (ver. 1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA-tags, AAC-tags, FLAC-tags, & WAV-tags + Album Art

    Playback & Search Functions: The JVC KW-V240BT offers a variety of playback and search functions to help you find and enjoy your music on disc and USB.

    • Track/Folder List: The Track/Folder List displays a list of music folders and tracks on an inserted disc or USB device, so you can easily access your music.
    • Repeat: Track Repeat (plays the current track repeatedly), Folder Repeat (plays all tracks of the current folder repeatedly), Off (cancels repeat function)
    • Random: Folder Random (plays all tracks of the current folder, then the tracks of the next folder in random), All Random (plays all tracks of the current disc at random), Off (cancels random function)
    • Resume: If you change the source, playback also stops (without ejecting the disc or USB device). Next time you select disc or USB for the playback source, the player will start from where it has been stopped previously.

    Audio & DSP Section

    MOSFET Amplifier: The JVC KW-V240BT is equipped with a MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not pushing the limits of the amplification circuit. The power output specs for the KW-V240BT are as follows:

    • Full Bandwidth Power: 22 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20-20kHz, 1% THD)
    • Maximum Output Power: 50 watts x 4 channels (200 total watts)

    6ch/2.5V Preamp Outputs + Sub Control: The KW-V240BT features front, rear and subwoofer 2.5-volt preamp outputs. The front and rear speaker preamp outputs are balance and fade adjustable. The subwoofer preamp output is non-fading and offers independent level control (-50 to +10).

    Vehicle Setup: You can select your car type to automatically set the delay time of each speaker for timing adjustment of sound output of each channel to have the highest surround effect. Choose from Compact, Full Size Car, Wagon, Mini Van, SUV, or Off. For a better sound-stage you can select your optimal listening position & rear speaker location.

    • Listening Position + Digital Time Alignment: You can choose from All, Front Left, Front Right or Front. You can also select to manually fine tune the sound stage, using Digital Time Alignment (DTA) by selecting the distance (0-20') for each individual speaker in the vehicle compared to your listening position.
    • Rear Speaker Location: You can indicate the location of your vehicle's Rear speakers. Choose from Door, Rear Deck, 2nd Row, or 3rd Row.

    Crossover Network: The JVC KW-V240BT lets you choose between a 2-way or 3-way crossover network for your car audio application.

    • 2-Way Crossover: Allows you to set high-pass and low-pass crossovers for a standard Tweeter, Front, Rear, and Subwoofer speaker setup.
      • Speaker Size: select which size speakers are in your vehicle.
        • Tweeter: Small, Medium, Large, or None
        • Front & Rear: 3.5", 4", 4.75", 5", 6.5", 6.75", 7", 4x6", 5x7", 6x8", 6x9", 7x10" or None
        • Subwoofer: 6.5", 8", 10", 12", 15" or greater, None
      • X'Over: Select the high pass or low pass crossover settings for your speakers.
        • Tweeter: high pass filter (HPF)
          • Frequency: 1kHz, 1.6kHz, 2.5kHz, 4kHz, 5kHz, 6.3kHz, 8kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz
          • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
        • Front & Rear: high pass filter (HPF)
          • Frequency: 30Hz, 40Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz, 250Hz, Through (Full-Range)
          • Slope: -6dB, -12dB, -18dB, -24dB
          • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
        • Sub: low pass filter (LPF)
          • Frequency: 30Hz, 40Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz, 250Hz, Through (Full-Range)
          • Slope: -6dB, -12dB, -18dB, -24dB
          • Phase: Reverse (180°), Normal (0°)
          • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
    • 3-Way Crossover: Allows you to set high-pass and low-pass crossovers for a complex 3-way speaker system with Highs, Mids, and Sub.
      • Speaker Size: select which size speakers are in your vehicle.
        • Tweeter: Small, Medium, Large, or None
        • Midrange: 3.5", 4", 4.75", 5", 6.5", 6.75", 7", 4x6", 5x7", 6x8", or 6x9"
        • Woofer: 6.5", 8", 10", 12", 15" or greater, None
      • X'Over: Select the high pass or low pass crossover settings for your speakers.
        • Tweeter: high pass filter (HPF)
          • HPF Frequency: 1kHz, 1.6kHz, 2.5kHz, 4kHz, 5kHz, 6.3kHz, 8kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz
          • Slope: -6dB, -12dB
          • Phase: Reverse (180°), Normal (0°)
          • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
        • Midrange: high pass filter (HPF) & low pass filter (LPF)
          • HPF Frequency: 30Hz, 40Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz, 250Hz, Through (Full-Range)
          • LPF Frequency: 1kHz, 1.6kHz, 2.5kHz, 4kHz, 5kHz, 6.3kHz, 8kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz
          • Slope: -6dB, -12dB
          • Phase: Reverse (180°), Normal (0°)
          • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
        • Woofer: low pass filter (LPF)
          • LPF Frequency: 30Hz, 40Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz, 250Hz, Through (Full-Range)
          • Slope: -6dB, -12dB
          • Phase: Reverse (180°), Normal (0°)
          • Gain: -8 to 0 dB

    Equalizer: The JVC KW-V240BT is equipped with 8 EQ presets, a Pro EQ (13-band), and a Vol Link EQ. Choose the one that best fits your type of music listening.

    • EQ Preset: You can choose between the following EQ presets - Flat, Hard Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz, Classical, & User. The User mode allows you to select either the 3-band Easy EQ or 13-Band Pro EQ.
    • Pro EQ: The units Pro EQ consists of a 13-band equalizer (62.5Hz, 100Hz, 160Hz, 250Hz, 400Hz, 630Hz, 1kHz, 1.6kHz, 2.5kHz, 4kHz, 6.3kHz, 10kHz, & 16kHz). Each frequency can be adjusted from -9 to +9. You can also adjust the Q-Factor of each frequency to 1.35, 1.50, or 2.0.
    • Vol Link EQ: The Vol Link EQ features boosts certain frequencies ranges that becomes hard to hear due to road noise.

    Music Enhancement: You can restore the sound lost due to audio compression, as well as enhance the sound by virtually manipulating the soundscape.

    • K2 Technology: The KW-V240BT employs K2 technology which dramatically improves the sound quality of compressed music files during CD, USB, and Bluetooth playback. When the K2 feature is activated, the sound becomes wider, smoother, and more natural.
    • Sound Effects: The KW-V240BT offers adjustable Sound Effects to provide a better listening experience inside your vehicle. Use the "Space Enhancement" feature to virtually broaden the soundstage inside your vehicle. Use the "Sound Lift" feature to virtually lift the sound to ear level. And use the "Sound Response" feature to virtually make the sound more realistic and live inside your car.

    Volume Level & Bass Management: The DVD receiver offers several volume level adjustments to tailor the audio output of your sources. The KW-V240BT also provides bass management to get the most impact out of your system.

    • Loudness, Bass Boost & Bass Extension: The Loudness feature boosts low and high frequencies to produce a well-balanced sound at a low volume level. The unit's Bass Boost enhances low bass frequencies at any volume level. There is also a Bass Extension feature which further enhances the unit's bass output.
    • Dynamic Range Control (DRC): 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 Wide (powerful sound at low volume), Normal (reduced dynamic range), Dialog (clearer movie dialog).
    • Volume Adjust: The input level of each source (other than FM) is adjustable relative to the FM radio volume, so there isn't a significant volume difference when changing sources. Each source is individually adjustable from -15 to +6.

    Source Beep: The in-dash receiver provides an audible beep to confirm source selection. This function can be turned On or Off.

    Camera & Video Connections

    Rear Camera In: The rear-panel Camera input consists of a composite video connector which allows you to connect an optional rear-view camera (sold separately). By connecting a rear view camera, you can use the in-dash receiver's touchscreen LCD to see what's behind you when backing up.

    • Parking Guide Lines: When a rear-view camera is connected and you are viewing a rear view image, parking guide lines appear on-screen making parking easy and safer. There are three color-coded horizontal guidelines and two vertical guidelines.
    • Rear-View Auto Switching: The video from this connection can be set to display when switched to this input, or display the rear view camera video automatically when the vehicle is shifted into Reverse gear. The purple/white wire (attached to rear chassis) must be connected to the vehicle's reverse lamp circuit for automatic video switching. Automatic video switching takes approximately 0.8 seconds.
    Note: The rear view camera feature is meant as a back-up aid only; never solely rely on the rear-view camera when backing-up. In addition to using the rear-view camera, always look behind you to make sure everything is clear when backing up your vehicle.

    Video Output: A single RCA composite video-output jack allows you to an add external monitor such as rear headrest monitor (sold separately). The video output can display a DVD or USB video signal when its selected as the receiver's source, regardless if the vehicle's parking brake is engaged or not.

    Note: This receiver is not equipped with a AV or Aux input.

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    Customer Q&A

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    Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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    Great sale and had the features we were loking for. [ S  Nov 25, 2018 ]
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    I've been looking for a good double din receiver and this fit what I was wanting. I am very disappointed to see that I will not be given support due to not buying the wiring harness. [ JOHN  Nov 23, 2018 ]
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    Great value!!!! [ RICHARD  Nov 22, 2018 ]
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    Red interior lights to match the civic si sedan dash lighting. [ Waylon  Aug 24, 2018 ]
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    high res, low (comparatively) cost, balanced controls [ Martin  Aug 04, 2018 ]
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    FEATURES I NEED. PRICE I CAN AFFORD [ BILL  Jul 22, 2018 ]
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    Liked the features, known brand. Decent price. [ Kevin  Jun 28, 2018 ]
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    REC [ Kevin  Jun 21, 2018 ]
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    clean cut fresh [ DULCE  Jun 21, 2018 ]
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    good reviews. in my price range. I like JVC products. [ ANTHONY  May 16, 2018 ]
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    The JVC had Spotify and iHeart Radio, Bluetooth, DVD/CD player, great menus - large size - easy to see, camera input. It had everything I wanted. [ Lew  May 11, 2018 ]
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    price and features [ lance  May 06, 2018 ]
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    Good features [ Brian  Apr 15, 2018 ]
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    Price and features [ Michael  Apr 04, 2018 ]
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    Good features, looks, reviews and great price. [ Francisco  Mar 26, 2018 ]
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    stream video to the back seat for kids [ J  Mar 12, 2018 ]
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    Meets my requirements [ Jonathan  Mar 10, 2018 ]
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    Purchased to replace a Boss BV9382NV that was installed in vehicle, purchased at Autozone. needed a higher quality unit that has a back up camera capability. I have all the mounting and wiring hardware and will call tech support if needed. I have purchased from Crutchfield in the past and was pleased with the outstanding customer service. I feel confident that any issues will be handled [ Terry  Jan 06, 2018 ]
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    Seems to be easy to plug and play [ Martin  Dec 12, 2017 ]
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    7 questions already asked

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    Is this deck safe to power JBL Club series speakers at their 3 ohm impedance?
    [ L  Nov 24, 2018 ]
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    It sure is capable of powering those speakers! I've made similar matches to this setup before. My Bio: https://www.crutchfield.com/bio/Paul
    [ Paul  Nov 28, 2018 ]  Staff
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    Will this radio work to mirror gps directions off of your phone?
    [ Joe88  Sep 05, 2018 ]
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    yes if it is connected via bluetooth
    [ scott  Sep 06, 2018 ]
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    Mine won't show the map but it will give the audio directions. I can be playing Pandora and it will interrupt the music for the "turn right here and keep left" directions. (android phone)
    [ Roger  Sep 05, 2018 ]
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    Can you change the color of the button LEDs pictured in red?
    [ Paul  Jul 13, 2018 ]
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    I have not been able to change the colors of the buttons on the radio. The color sceme on the touch screen can change colors.
    [ Cory James  Jul 13, 2018 ]
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    Can you change the color of the button LEDs pictured in red?
    [ Paul  Jul 13, 2018 ]
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    No
    [ Michael  Jul 13, 2018 ]
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    Don't think so. I see nothing in settings concerning that.
    [ Roger  Jul 13, 2018 ]
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    Can this unit output video to a factory installed rear-seat DVD Screen?
    [ Chris  Mar 20, 2018 ]
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    It will as long as the inputs for the factory dvd screens match the video outpu plug type on the back of the JVC head unit. Mine is already installed, but I believe the output on the JVC unit is a single RCA type of connection that is usually white.
    [ Anthony  Mar 21, 2018 ]
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    Can i install a back up camera with this? And does it come with the wiring? Like in the photos
    [ Jeff19  Mar 16, 2018 ]
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    Yes, you can add a backup camera. NO. It does not come with the wiring. You have to use a/v inputs to make the camera work and they are not included
    [ Jeffrey  Mar 16, 2018 ]
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    JVC KW-V240BT compatible with IPhone X and Samsung s8?
    [ Carly  Feb 07, 2018 ]
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    Yes as long as it has Bluetooth
    [ Preston Kasch  Feb 12, 2018 ]
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    I have a galaxy s8 and it works fine. Manual says compatible with iPhone but i havent't personally tried it
    [ Jeffrey  Feb 10, 2018 ]
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    Yes it does
    [ Edgar  Feb 10, 2018 ]
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    I have a Motorola Droid Maxx and it paired up very easily and is working great.
    [ Michael  Feb 10, 2018 ]
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