About the Jensen VM9223
Equip your double-sized dash opening with Jensen's VM9223 DVD receiver for video and audio enjoyment. The bright 7" widescreen displays movies and video when the car's parked, and transforms into a touchscreen interface when you're on the road.
When you're ready to enjoy some tunes, play your favorite store-bought CDs and DVDs or discs you've loaded with MP3 and WMA files. You'll find an SD card slot and USB input for MP3 and WMA file playback too. Further your sound enjoyment by adjusting the audio with the three-band equalizer, or keep it simple and select one of the eight preset EQ curves.
Use the convenient front-panel audio/video auxiliary input to hook up your favorite portable audio player, a camcorder, or another video source. The receiver boasts two video outputs to send movies to rear video screen, and you'll also find an input for a rear-view camera perfect for when you're maneuvering your vehicle in tight spaces.
If you're building a high-powered system, you'll enjoy the utility of front, rear, and mono subwoofer preamp outputs. Add Jensen's NAV-102 navigation module to enjoy maps and guidance on your screen.
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.
- in-dash DVD receiver with 7" motorized touchscreen
- internal amp (13 watts RMS CEA-2006/40 peak x 4 channels)
- fits double-DIN (4" tall) dash openings
- plays CDs and DVDs (including MP3 and WMA files on disc)
- remote control
- compatible with Jensen navigation system
- inputs: front and rear A/V inputs, SD card slot (audio), USB input, rear-view camera input
- outputs: video output, 5-channel preamp outputs (front, rear, and mono subwoofer)
What's in the box:
- Double-Din mobile multimedia receiver with 15A fuse inserted in chassis
- Sleeve (installed with four machine screws)
- 2 Trim rings
- Power/ground wiring harness
- Speaker wiring harness
- Wireless remote control
- CR2025 Lithium battery
- Rear-support post (M4 x 1-7/8")
- Rubber bushing
- 40" A/V minijack cable (2.5mm minijack connector on one end and a 3.5mm minijack connector on other end)
- 39" RCA to minijack AV cable (2.5mm minijack connector on one end a a composite video and stereo RCA connectors on other end
- 8.25' Parking brake light detection wire (pink)
- Operation Manual (Eng/Fre/Spa)
- Quick Reference Guide (Eng/Fre/Spa)
- Installation Guide (Eng/Fre/Spa)
- Emusic card
- Jensen sticker
- "STOP" note
- On-line Product Registration card
- "Installation Excellence Program" card
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Features & specs
|AUX Input||Front AV|
|Backup Camera Input||No|
|Second Camera Input||No|
|Alexa Voice Control|
|Memory Card Slot||USB, SD-card|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||13 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||---|
|Peak Output||40 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20kHz|
|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/red|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||Yes|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|FM Sensitivity||9 dBf|
|Radio Data System||No|
|Music File Playback|
2-DIN Chassis: The Jensen VM9223 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.
Motorized 7" TFT LCD Touchscreen Monitor: The VM9223 features a motorized, slide-down 7" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touchscreen LCD display with an adjustable viewing angle and anti-glare coating. The resolution of the display is 1440 x 234 for a total of 336,960 pixels. The screen has a 120° horizontal viewing angle (60° left or right), and a 95° vertical viewing angle (40° up and 55° down). The motorized monitor has a 30mSec rise time and a 50mSec fall time. Menus appear on screen for making function choices, audio adjustments, and setting up the system.
Monitor Angle Adjustment: You can adjust the monitor's angle for better visibility. The display tilts forward and backward to multiple tilt positions (15), and can be controlled by the unit's hard-key controls or the supplied remote control.
Aspect Ratio: You can choose from the following aspect ratio modes for the unit's motorized monitor:
- Full: the entire screen is extended horizontally to the aspect ratio of 16:9
- Normal: the conventional display image has a 4:3 aspect ratio of horizontal to vertical, leaving a blank area on the right and left sides of the display
Display Adjustment: You can adjust the picture's brightness and contrast between -10 and +10.
Hard-Key Controls: In addition to the unit's LCD touch-panel controls the VM9223 also features hard-key controls along the bottom front-panel of the unit, such as Source, Volume, Mute, Picture, and Eject functions.
Remote Control: The VM9223 also comes supplied with a 44-Key, full-function, infrared wireless remote control.
CEA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the VM9223 are compliant with the CEA2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). 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 VM9223 are as follows:
- CEA2006 Specs:13 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Maximum Power Output: 40 watts x 4 channels (160 watts total)
Audio Controls: Bass, Midbass and Treble presets are stored into memory, allowing you to recall the best setting for different types of music. You may choose from the following presets: Acoustic, Urban, Rave, Latin, Dance, Hip Hop, Rock or User. When in the User preset only, you can independently adjust the bass, midbass and treble settings between -14 and +14. The unit also features a Loudness function to enhance bass at low volumes.
Dynamic Range Compression: 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 On or Off.
AM/FM Tuner: 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. You can also automatically store the six strongest stations in your area inside the current selected band. The built-in AM/FM tuner also allows direct frequency tuning through the unit's touch-screen panel or supplied wireless remote control. In addition, the tuner features an Preview Scan function which allows you to preview the available stations in your area. 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. The tuner features selectable USA, Europe, Latin America, and Asia frequency spacing.
12 or 24 Hour Clock: You can set the unit to display a 12 or 24 hour clock.
Beep Tones: An audible beep tone confirms each function selection. The beep tone can be disabled/enabled in the General Setup Menu.
Heat Management: The unit has a heat management system which incorporates forced-air cooling to keep the chip-sets operating at nominal temperatures.
D/A Converter: The VM9223 is equipped with a high-performance 24-bit, 192kHz digital-to-analog converter with a multi-bit Sigma-Delta modulator.
Disc Compatibility: The VM9223 is compatible with the following discs:
- DVD: DVD Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+RW DL
- VCD: Video CD, Super Video CD
- CD: Audio CD (CD-DA), CD-R, CD-RW
- Compressed Files: MP3, WMA, JPEG, MPEG 1/2, XviD
Note: 8 cm discs should not be used in this unit.
MP3/WMA Playback: The VM9223 can play MP3/WMA files with ID3 Tag capability that have been recorded on CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, and DVD+RW discs. The files must be recorded in ISO 9660 or Joliet formats. The recommended bit rate is 128 kbps and sample frequency of 48 kHz. Up to 1500 songs/files can be supported from a compatible disc.
JPEG Playback: The unit supports playback of JPEG still images recorded on CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, and DVD+RW discs. You can view a thumbnail display of available images as well as rotate a selected image 360-degrees in 90-degree increments.
DVD Touch-Screen Controls: While playing a DVD you can press the center-top portion of the screen to display the disc's playing information and press the bottom of the screen to display the on-screen control menu. The following are some of the playback controls that are displayed when the bottom of the screen is pressed while viewing a DVD disc.
- Fast Forward/Fast Reverse: When playing a DVD, there are four fast-play speeds in both directions: 2x, 4x, 8x, and 20x.
- Slow Motion: When playing a DVD, there are four slow motion speeds in both directions: 1/2x, 1/4x, 1/6x, and 1/7x.
- Repeat Play: When playing a DVD, you can repeat the current chapter or title.
- A-B Repeat: A-B Repeat allows you to repeat any portion of a DVD.
Note: When playing a Video CD, the repeat function is not available. For MP3/WMA, you can repeat the current file.
Random Play: When playing a DVD, Video CD or audio CD, you can play the tracks/chapters in random order. The Random Play button is found on the remote control.
Intro Scan: During CD-audio playback you can play the first 10 seconds of each track.
Direct Chapter or Track Selection: During DVD, VCD and CD playback, you can use the numeric keypad on the remote control or on the touch-screen display to access a chapter or track directly.
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.
Zoom: When playing DVDs and Video CDs, you can enlarge the picture using the zoom feature. You can choose one of four zoom settings.
Parental Lock: The DVD system has a built-in Parental Lock feature to prevent unauthorized persons from viewing restricted disc content. By default, the rating system is unlocked. You can choose from 8 different levels of Parental Lock. Once setup, the parental lock is released only by entering the user 4-digit password.
USB Port: The Jensen VM9223 features a rear-panel USB type-A port for playback of MP3 (128kbps) and WMA (128kbps) audio files recorded in FAT 16 or FAT32 on a connected USB mass storage device. Up to 1500 songs/files can be recognized from one USB mass storage device. The VM9223HD will also display ID3 tag information.
SD Card Slot: The Jensen VM9223 features a front-panel SD-card slot (located behind slide-down monitor) for playback of MP3 (128kbps) and WMA (128kbps) audio files recorded in FAT 16 or FAT32 on an inserted SD-card (up to 8GB). Up to 1500 songs/files can be recognized from a single SD-card. The VM9223HD will also display ID3 tag information.
Bluetooth Ready: The VM9223 supports Jensen's add-on Bluetooth interface (110BTM10, sold separately). The Jensen BTM10 is Bluetooth 2.0 compliant and supports the following Bluetooth profiles: HFP (Hands-free talking for safety and convenience from a Bluetooth enabled cell-phone) and A2DP/AVRCP (Wireless audio streaming and control from your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone or portable digital audio device). The Jensen BTM10 features a 9.75' cable with a proprietary connector which plugs into the headunit's BT-Bus port.
- Bluetooth Phone: The Jensen BTM10 (sold separately) allows for wireless communication between the headunit and your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone. The optional add-on Bluetooth interface features a built-in microphone to speak into during your phone conversation, while the other party is heard through your vehicle's speakers. Incoming phone call information will be displayed on the VM9223's integrated monitor. The Jensen BTM10 features a single "Talk" button which allows you to answer and end incoming phone calls. All other functions, such as dialing out will be controlled from the headunit and its remote control. You can enter a phone number using the touchscreen keypad, from your downloaded phonebook, or from a call history list (up to 10). The Jensen add-on Bluetooth interface features an attached visor-clip to mount the unit to your vehicle's sun-visor. The visor-clip can be removed and the BTM10 can be mounted to your dash using the supplied velcro strip.
- Bluetooth Audio: The optional add-on Bluetooth interface allows you to play back audio files from your Bluetooth enabled phone, PDA, or personal music player using a Bluetooth connection. You can also control the music stored on your Bluetooth audio player from the VM9223.
Note: Not all Bluetooth enabled devices will be compatible with the BTM10 and the VM9223.
Navigation Ready: The Jensen VM9223 is compatible with Jensen's add-on GPS navigation module (110NAV102, sold separately). The Jensen NAV102 comes supplied with a 2GB SD-card preloaded with the NavMate navigation engine and Tele Atlas map data. The map data covers the continental US, Alaska, Hawaii and Canada. The optional add-on GPS navigation provides visual and audible navigation guidance.
Steering Wheel Remote Control Compatible: The Jensen VM9223 features a 3.5mm steering wheel remote control input for connecting the SWI-PS steering wheel remote interface. The optional SWI-PS interface (127SWIPS, sold separately) allows you to retain the use of your steering wheel and/or rear seat radio controls when replacing the factory head unit in select vehicles with this Jensen head unit. In some GM vehicles, this adapter allows you to retain heater control buttons as well. The SWI-PS is compatible with over 95% of the vehicles made from 1986 to the present. Compatible vehicles include many Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hummer, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Suzuki, Toyota, and Volkswagen vehicles and Harley Davidson motorcycles. Please consult "What Fits My Car" to see if your vehicle is compatible.
5-Channel Audio Preamp Outputs: This unit has five audio preamp outputs on 6" pigtails attached to the rear chassis: front left and right, rear left and right, and mono-subwoofer. The Subwoofer level can be independently adjusted between -14 and 0. The subwoofer output's low-pass filter frequency can be set to 80, 100 or 120Hz.
PRK SW: 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 in a preset sequence. The pink parking brake wire is used to connect to your parking brake light wire (video on the LCD monitor can only be displayed when this unit's pink PRK SW wire senses that the parking brake has been engaged in the vehicle).
AV Input: The Jensen VM9223 features two audio/video inputs. The front-panel audio/video input consists of a 2.5mm A/V jack and comes supplied with a 39" AV minijack cable and 40" minijack to RCA AV cable. The rear-panel audio/video input consists of left and right RCA audio jacks and a composite video jack on a 6" pigtail.
Video Out: This RCA composite video-output jack allows you add external monitors such as rear headrest monitor (sold separately).
Rear View Camera Input: The VM9223 features a composite video input and a green wire lead attached to the chassis for connection of a rear view camera. If a rear-view video camera is connected, the unit is on, and the TFT monitor is retracted inside the unit, the TFT monitor automatically moves into the viewing position and Camera modes is selected upon shifting into Reverse gear. When shifting into Drive gear, the TFT monitor is retracted back inside the unit. If the monitor is already in a viewing position and in display mode, the monitor automatically switches to Camera mode upon shifting into Reverse. When the reverse driving stops, the monitor returns to its original input display mode. You can choose for the monitor to display a Mirror mode image or a Normal mode image from the rear-view camera.