About the Jensen CDR5620
Access your digital assistants with the push of a button
Access your digital assistants with the push of a button
Jensen's CDR5620 DVD receiver makes it easy to access the digital assistants we're all starting to use. Just press a dedicated front-panel button and (depending on your phone) Siri or Google Assistant will be all ears, ready to place a call or read a text message. But that's not all this Jensen does. The 6.2" touchscreen display offers easy control of your music, both stored and streaming, with easy-to-use icons that open your favorite sources. Built-in Bluetooth and a built-in microphone let you take and make calls while keeping your hands on the wheel, plus enjoy listening to your favorite music services and podcasts.
Enjoy your media
Plug a thumb drive into the convenient front-panel USB input and enjoy direct control over stored music files from the touchscreen controls. For more entertainment options, this Jensen will play nearly any kind of disc, plus it includes a microSD card input for other media files. A front auxiliary input offers an easy way to plug in other sources. If you want to put together a car A/V system, the rear video output lets you connect screens for your passengers. For the safety-minded, dedicated inputs on the rear panel accept optional rear-view camera and front view cameras.
Good sound starts with a powerful built-in amplifier, with an 8-band equalizer on tap for tone shaping. A selection of EQ presets makes adjusting the sound to the playlist an easy operation.
You'll need a wired connection to your parking brake to access settings and other features on this receiver. Your parking brake must be connected and set in order to view video on its screen.
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.
- DVD/CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
- 6.2" touchscreen
- Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
- dedicated button to access Siri or Google Assistant on your phone
- plays CDs, DVDs, USB memory devices, and microSD cards (see Details for full capabilities)
- 8-band EQ
- 6 tone presets
- inputs: front USB input, front aux in (minijack), front microSD card slot, front- and rear-view camera inputs
- outputs: 5-channel preamp outputs (4-volt front, rear, mono sub), rear video output
- built-in internal amp (16 watts RMS CTA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
- wired connection to parking brake required to access settings and other features on this receiver (the brake must be connected and set for video display)
- compatible with most factory steering wheel audio controls (adapter required)
- CTA-2006 compliant
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # CDR5620
What's in the box:
- DVD receiver w/ integrated 6.2" touchscreen monitor (15A fuse)
- Wiring harness
- Trim-ring (pre-installed)
- 2 Brackets
- 4 ISO-screws
- Quick Start Guide
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Features & specs
|AUX Input||Mini (front)|
|Backup Camera Input||Yes|
|Second Camera Input||Yes|
|Alexa Voice Control||N|
|Memory Card Slot||USB, microSD|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||16 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||16 watts|
|Peak Output||50 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20kHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Navigation App Compatible (iOS)||N/A|
|Navigation App Compatible (Android)||N/A|
|Preamp Voltage||4 volts|
|Key Button Color||Blue|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||Adapter required|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
|Radio Data System||Yes|
|Music File Playback||MP3|
Disc Compatibility: The Jensen CDR5620 has a front-loading disc-slot to make loading your disc easier. The CDR5620 supports playback of DVD Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, and CD-R/RW discs. The unit supports playback of XviD/MP4 video files, MP3 music files, and JPEG photo files loaded onto a CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, or DVD+R/RW
- Off Insert/Eject: You can insert or eject a disc with the unit is powered off. The unit will automatically turn on when a disc is inserted, if powered off.
- Auto Reload: If the disc is not removed from the disc slot within 15 seconds of being ejected, it will be automatically reloaded to prevent it from being accidentally damaged.
microSD Card Slot: The CDR5620 is fitted with a front-panel SD-card slot for playback of audio and photo files stored on a microSD/SDHC memory card (up to 64GB). The receiver supports playback of XviD/MP4 video files, MP3 music files, and JPEG photo files via microSD or microSDHC. All files must be formatted in FAT 16/32.
USB Port: The Jensen CDR5620 is equipped with a front-panel USB port for playback of audio and photo files from a connected USB mass storage class device formatted in FAT16 or FAT32 - such as a USB thumbdrive or portable digital audio player. Supported media files include XviD/MP4 video files, MP3 music files, and JPEG photo files. The USB port (5V/1A) will also charge USB enabled devices, such as your smartphone.
Notes: This head unit's USB port does not support Android devices, USB hubs, or card readers.
File Compatibility: The Jensen CDR5620 supports the following types of audio and photo files recorded onto a disc, or loaded onto a USB mass storage class device or microSD/SDHC memory card.
|Media Type||Disc (CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW)||Flash (USB, microSD/SDHC)|
|File System||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet||FAT 16/32|
|Playable File Types||Audio||MP3|
|Tags||MP3 ID3-tags, Album Art|
Playback Control: The CDR5620 provides various playback & search functions to find and enjoy your MP3/WMA music files. Playback functions include Play/Pause & Random/Repeat. Search functions include Folder/File List & Previous/Next Track.
Song/Artist/Album Display: The CDR5620 will display artist name, song title and album title (including album art). It also displays the elapsed playing time of a song or track.
Bluetooth Technology: The Jensen CDR5620 is equipped with built-in Bluetooth, 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 (Hands Free Profile), PBAB (Phone Book Access Profile).
- Audio Streaming: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some mobile devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the CDR5620.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ integrated mic): The CDR5620 supports Bluetooth hands-free communication from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. You can answer an incoming call from the head unit's touchscreen and carry on a phone conversation hands-free. The unit's front-panel integrated microphone carries on your side of the conversation while your car's speakers are used to hear the other person. You can increase or decrease the volume level of a call, using the head unit's rotary knob on the front panel. You can also transfer calls between the receiver and your Bluetooth enabled phone.
- Answering A Call: During an incoming call, the caller's phone number or assigned contact name will be seen on the unit's LCD and a ring-tone will be heard through your car stereo speakers. You can then manually answer the incoming call from the head unit's touchscreen. You can also set the unit to automatically answer an incoming call within 5 seconds. Any audio playback will be muted during a call. You can even reject an incoming call using the CDR5620, so the call will revert to your phone's voice mail.
- Making A Call: You can make a call using the Jensen in-dash head unit's touchscreen controls. Outgoing calls can be made be entering telephone numbers directly via the head unit's touchscreen keypad. You can also make a call from your phone's transferred phonebook (manually transferred) using the Jensen's CDR5620 touchscreen. In addition, you can use the receiver's call log (which consists of dialed numbers, received call, and missed calls) to make a call from the CDR5620's touchscreen. If your phone supports voice recognition, you can even use your voice to dial a number from your contacts.
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Jensen CDR5620 allows you to play back stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth enabled smartphone, tablet, or audio player. You can control basic music playback functions (Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track) from the CDR5620. Advanced music navigation will still need to be done through your Bluetooth mobile device. This unit will also display song/artist information (no album art) from a connected Bluetooth audio device. 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.
Push-To-Talk Voice Assistant: When connected via Bluetooth to an iPhone with Siri or Android smartphone with Google Assistant or Bixby, you can access the mobile device's digital voice assistant through the Jensen receiver by pressing the "Push-to-Talk" button on the front-panel. You'll speak your command into the head unit's front-panel microphone and the digital voice assistant will be heard through your vehicle's speakers (music playback will be attenuated). Compatible digital voice assistant functions include hands-free calling, music search, setting reminders, text-messaging, audible navigation, and more. You'll be able to ask your digital voice assistant 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 compatible smartphone. The head unit's audio is attenuated while the digital voice assistant provides voice prompts.
Note: The head unit's LCD touchscreen will only display hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio information (all other digital voice assistant functions are only audible through the Jensen head unit; visual data will still need to be viewed from your smartphone device).
CTA-2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the Jensen CDR5620 are compliant with the CTA-2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). These standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and between manufacturers. The power output specs for the CDR5620 are as follows -
- CTA-2006 Specs: 16 watts x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Maximum Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels (200 watts total)
4V/5Ch Pre-Outs: The Jensen CDR5620 is equipped with five 4.0-volt pre-outs (Front/Rear/Mono-Sub). The front and rear channels are fading, while the subwoofer output is non-fading.
Note: This unit does not offer subwoofer level control or a low-pass crossover filter.
Equalizer: The Jensen head unit offers 6 EQ presets (Classic, Rock, Pop, Jazz, Flat, User) that can be easily selected to tailor the sound to your genre of music. The User preset allows you to manually adjust the receiver's 8-band EQ (62, 150, 500, 1k, 3k, 7k, 12k, 16k Hz) so you can further fine-tune the sound to match your music content and preference. You can save a different EQ setting or preset for each source.
Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at lower volume.
Source Level: The level (-7 to +7) of each source may be independently adjusted to prevent radical leaps in output volume when switching from one source to another.
RDS AM/FM Tuner: The head unit features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, preset, and direct tuning. The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to compatible FM stations. FM stations with Radio Data System (RDS) service send inaudible digital information along with the regular radio program signal.
- Preset Tuning: The unit features 3 FM bands and 2 AM bands with the capability of storing 6 presets for each band giving you a total of 18 FM presets and 12 AM presets (30 total). You can also automatically store the six strongest stations in your area inside the current selected band.
- Local Seek: The unit's tuner also is equipped with a Seek mode that when used with the Local function, only allows radio stations with a strong local radio signals to be played.
- Direct Tuning: The built-in AM/FM tuner also allows direct frequency tuning through the unit's touchscreen panel.
Note: The tuner features selectable North America and European tuning.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation (this can be turned On or Off).
Aux Input: The Jensen CDR5620 receiver is equipped with a front-panel Aux input that consists of a 3.5mm jack for connection an external portable audio device with a headphone jack or analog output. The Aux input only support audio playback (not video compatible).
Video Output: A single RCA composite video-output jack allows you to an add external monitor, such as rear headrest or overhead monitor (sold separately). The video output can display a DVD, microSD card, or USB video signal when its selected as the receiver's source, regardless if the vehicle's parking brake is engaged or not.
Dual Camera Inputs: The Jensen CDR5620 is outfitted with two camera inputs; one backup camera input (with audio input) and one front camera input.
- Backup Camera Input (with audio input): The backup camera input consists of a composite video RCA jack for connecting an optional rearview camera (sold separately - see Accessories tab) in order to display the area behind your vehicle on the head unit's touchscreen. When an optional rearview camera is connected to this unit, the rear view image is automatically displayed on the screen when your vehicle is placed in reverse gear (green/white wire of harness must be connected to reverse light wire of vehicle). Automatic rearview video switching can be set to 0.5, 2, or 3 seconds. The backup camera input even features a mono-RCA audio input for compatible rearview camera models, so you can also hear what's behind you.
- Front Camera Input: In addition to the backup camera input, the CDR5620 features a front camera input that consists of a composite video RCA jack and allows you to connect a front camera or dash camera (sold separately). The front camera input can be accessed from the touchscreen monitor's on-screen menu. The front camera input will display on the DVD receiver's LCD monitor and remain on display until you deactivate the front camera input.
Note: The camera inputs are meant as a driving aid only; never solely rely on the camera inputs when driving. In addition to using the camera inputs, always look around you to make sure everything is clear when maneuvering your vehicle.
6.2" Touchscreen Monitor: The Jensen CDR5620 features a fixed 6.2" widescreen touchscreen LCD monitor. The screen has a resolution of 800 x 480p with 1,152,000 total pixels. This unit has touchscreen controls with interactive graphics, making menu navigation easy. The Jensen CDR5620 offers a variety of display adjustments to customize the display.
- Selectable Wallpapers: You can select from 4 wallpaper backgrounds (does not support custom images).
- Picture Adjustments: You can adjust the display's Contrast, Hue, Sharpness, & Saturation (from -4 to +4).
- Brightness: The brightness of the LCD screen can be adjusted manually, or automatically trigger with the vehicle's headlights. The illumination wire of the the receiver must be connected to your vehicle's headlamp circuit. When the headlights are turned on, the unit's display screen will dim. When the headlights are turned off, the display screen brightens.
Note: 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 head unit's pink wire must be hardwired into the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's parking brake must be engaged.
Hard-Key Controls: In addition to the touchscreen controls, the unit includes frequently used buttons and a rotary-dial along the left edge of the screen.
Optional Steering Wheel Controls: The unit features a SWC (steering wheel control) input which lets you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with an optional steering wheel control adapter from PAC or Metra (see Accessories tab).