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Jensen VX2529

DVD receiver

Item # 110VX2529

Jensen's VX2529 DVD receiver comes loaded with features that'll put that tired old factory radio in your car to shame.

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Step up to multimedia fun

Jensen's VX2529 DVD receiver comes loaded with features that'll put that tired old factory radio in your car to shame. 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 lets you take and make calls while keeping your hands on the wheel and listening to your favorite music services and podcasts.

Step up to multimedia fun

Jensen's VX2529 DVD receiver comes loaded with features that'll put that tired old factory radio in your car to shame. 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 lets you take and make calls while keeping your hands on the wheel and listening to your favorite music services and podcasts.

iPhone® control and more

Plug your iPhone into the convenient front-panel USB input and enjoy direct control over your stored music from the touchscreen controls. For more entertainment options, this Jensen will play nearly any kind of disc, and includes an microSD card input for media files, while the front auxiliary input offers an easy way to plug in other sources. If you want to put together a car A/V system, two video outputs allow you to hook up screens for your passengers, while an A/V input lets you connect a video player or camera. For the safety-minded, a dedicated input on the rear panel accepts an optional rear-view camera.

Sound options

Good sound starts with a powerful built-in amplifier, with a 7-band equalizer on tap for tone shaping. For the extra "wow" factor, try out the surround sound effects that alter the sound field with options like concert, church, live, and more.

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.

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


Product highlights:

    General Features:
    • DVD/CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • 6.2" LED touchscreen display
    • Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • 3 selectable wallpapers
    • fits double-DIN dash openings
    • remote control
    Smartphone Features: (see Details for info on compatibility with specific smartphones and apps):
    • built-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad music control
    • works with Jensen J-Link Smart Remote app
    Audio/video Features:
    • plays audio/video content from CDs, DVDs, USB memory devices, and microSD cards (see Details tab for full capabilities)
    • 7-band graphic equalizer with 7 preset EQ curves
    • surround sound effects
    • inputs: front USB input, microSD card slot, front auxiliary input (mini), rear audio/video input (RCA), rear-view camera input
    • outputs: two video outputs, 6-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
    Other Information:
    • compatible with most factory steering wheel audio controls (adapter required)
    • internal amp (16 watts RMS CTA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • CTA-2006 compliant
    • warranty: 1 year
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # VX2529

    What's in the box:

    • DVD receiver w/ integrated 6.2" touchscreen monitor (10A fuse)
    • Wiring harness
    • Trim-ring
    • Remote control (3V CR2025 battery installed)
    • 8 Counter-sunk ISO screws
    • 8 Pan-head ISO screws
    • Quick Start Guide

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    A cool, cheap Alternative...

    Crutchfield customer from Washington, DC on 7/16/2019

    2009 Toyota Camry

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    Bought the Jensen as a cheap replacement for my wife's factory camry stereo, which had gained some sort of electric short. She was happy with the system and its features... It was definitely better than the factory stereo that was there before.

    Pros: Cheap, bluetooth, aux, cd, radio, usb slot, connections for video, back up camera... options to change the backgrounds and lighting.

    Cons: The touchscreen can be something to desire but once you figure how exactly to touch the screen its a breeze for the most part, the intructions on how to install are kind of vague.

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    Good sound, but...

    Crutchfield customer from Edinburg, TX on 7/12/2019

    2009 Toyota Tundra

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    Sound is good, but I don't like that you have to select the Bluetooth option to play music every time you start your car, most stereos start playing music if you had your phone connected to it before you turn off your vehicle. Also, when you connect your phone with the usb cable option the sound starts cutting off every few seconds, it maybe that this one was defective not sure but I'm thinking to make a claim for return.



    Crutchfield response on 7/15/2019
    We're sorry you're having issues with your receiver. Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Tech Support team. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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    Not a winner

    Crutchfield customer from Cumberland, VA on 7/11/2019

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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    Acted like a lower end stereo which it is. Fine. But would randomly lose its memory then the amp died inside of 2 months. Definitely wouldn't buy this again

    Pros: Big screen

    Cons: Everything else

    Crutchfield response on 7/15/2019
    This customer contacted our Customer Support specialist, Jen, and set up a return. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days.

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    Crutchfield customer from San German, PR on 7/9/2019

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    This Jensen car serio meets all the needs I expected from it. It's just great for it's low price, performance and Jensen quality. I love it more each day I see and use it!



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    Crutchfield customer from Columbia, MO on 7/7/2019

    2008 Honda Odyssey

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    Received the radio quickly. Took a few days for me to get around to installing. When I read thru the installation instructions which were supposed to be specific to my vehicle, I was disappointed. Basic instructions were all that was included. I called the tech line, but it took multiple calls to determine the correct wiring configuration. After what seemed endless calls, I finally got the steering wheel control connected. The control functioned, but was not controlling the right mode or feature. The tech on the line tried to help with the axxess control, but could not make the unit funcion as designed. I called the axxess tech, and even though he was a bit short on customer skills, one time thru the set up, and he had the steering wheel control functioning. One complaint is that the display is very hard to read in sunlight or daytime conditions. Another is that no owners manual is available - in the carton, or online. The info which comes with the unit is not detailed, and is of little help. Hopefully the unit works a long time, and no problems occur in the future.



    Crutchfield response on 7/9/2019
    We're sorry you had problems with your installation. Regarding the manual, many products don't include an owner's manual in the box. Manufacturers either include it on a disc or send you to their website to download it. However, one of our tech support Advisors, Josh, takes the time to scan the manuals for products we carry, so you can access them right from our web site. The first item appearing in the "What's in the box?" section for a product on our site is a link to the owner's manual. You can view it in your browser or download it to your computer.

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    Great All Around Radio

    Crutchfield customer from Highland, MI on 7/4/2019

    2012 Ford Transit Connect

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    Excellent integration with my iPod via the USB input, Great sound with plenty of connection options. Crutchfield does a great job sending everything you need to do the installation was thoroughly impressed.

    Pros: Plenty of connectivity, lots of A.M. and F.M. Presets, easy to operate without having to do allot of reading. Nice looking unit, good volume and sound.

    Cons: The volume up and down knob could be a little more beef

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    Good features for money

    Crutchfield customer from Erlanger, KY on 6/30/2019

    2016 Jeep Patriot

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    2016 Jeep Patriot sport. Everything works like it should. But the screen seems a lil flimsy. When you touch it, it's almost like an air pocket. Doesn't feel as solid as most do, or like touching a cell phone screen.

    Pros: Cost, features, option to install backup camera.

    Cons: Flimsy touchscreen.

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    Decent entry level radio.

    Crutchfield customer from St Augustine, FL on 6/28/2019

    2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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    Restricted by fitment issues with my 2003 Silverado this radio fit without any cutting or modifying. It has a decent sound and I now have an auxiliary input which is the reason for going to an aftermarket unit. Backup camera capability was also a consideration. I realize this is an entry level radio and my only gripe is the clock display. The only way to view the clock is to turn the radio on and mute the sound which you have to do every time you start the truck. A standby mode would be nice. Also, the clock will not display while using aux. input. I found that it will display temporarily when you touch the screen. This is how I listen to my satellite radio and it would be nice to see the time of day at a glance without having to do something.

    Pros: Easy install and decent sound.

    Cons: No clock display when unit is off.

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    Not bad for $$

    Kevin from Hebron, IN on 6/24/2019

    2017 Chevrolet Cruze

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    For the price it's an ok radio if this is all you can afford the interface is very basic and boring and the display is hard to see in the daylight my windows are tinted and it's still dark at night it's fine sound is ok but could use amps to help



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    Great Head Unit

    Todd from Lincoln, NE on 6/22/2019

    2014 Ford F-150 STX

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    Great head unit. I highly recommend getting the harness prewired by crutchfield. They did an outstanding job making it plug and play. Even though I do not have a backup camera it is ready when I shift into reverse. I ordered a backup camera to install Sunday. Excellent master sheet. Super easy install in less than an hour. Buy the pry bars. I also bought the stering wheel control adapter and was all set up in the harness. The head unit has way more range then my stock radio in my 2014 F150. Love the touch screen an a easy pair to my phone for hands free calling. The instructions with the dash kit were also very good. DVD play is excellent with sharp picture and sound. Over all five stars.

    Pros: Crutchfield prewired harness. Great sound from head unit. Back up cam ready


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    Great Head unit

    Mason from Moorhead, MN on 6/21/2019

    2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid

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    Great unit for the price, wiring was a little tricky (mainly due to my vehicle type). Looks great, easy to connect my phone to (iPhone 8+). Able to save 18 FM presets and 12 AM presets. Downloadable app to adjust unit from phone instead of using included remote. Much better than stock unit that came with my vehicle. Had a little trouble wiring, called customer support, spoke with Carl, was able to walk me through everything I needed to do in little time. Even gave me husband personal callback number to confirm issues resolved or remaining. Great product and service all around! Thanks again!!!

    Pros: Great sound, easy to operate, easy to connect device, looks great.

    Cons: Wiring in some vehicles may be a little tricky. Contact support and they will walk you through it all.

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    Nice unit without spending a ton.

    Pete from Prescott, AZ on 6/21/2019

    2002 Nissan Frontier

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    I purchased this unit and speakers to replace my truck stereo. I am pleased with the stereo and speakers, performance is as expected, clearly a better setup than was installed in my truck from the factory. I would have like to have had better installation instructions, not doing this type of work much a little more detail would have been nice. Fortunately tech support was EXCELLENT, they helped me through all the minor details of the install. The worst part was the trim installation kit where it really didn't fit well. The trim piece broke during the installation and the hole for the trim did not line up with the unit,I did enlarge the holes to allow it to fit. The finish product was fine but it took a little more work to make it "sweet".

    Pros: Sounds good, looks great. I felt tech support was very good in dealing with me!

    Cons: Instruction could be better. Trim package did not fit well without some minor modifications.

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    Crutchfield customer from Vineyard, UT on 6/4/2019

    2005 Toyota Highlander

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    Overall it seems like a good stereo, a big improvement from what was in the car. The radio is crisp, people have not had problems conversing with me over Bluetooth even at freeway speeds, the volume is great, and the display is still viewable when direct sunlight is shining on it.

    Pros: Easy install Great sound Good Bluetooth and very good sound from the built-in speaker

    Cons: When turning the radio on it will not remain on Bluetooth if that was the last mode used. After connecting to my phone it starts an app on the phone then switches to FM. There is a noticeable hiss on Bluetooth at low volumes. The display does not dim when the dimmer in the car is adjusted or when headlights come on.

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    Crutchfield customer from Columbia, MD on 6/2/2019

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    Was my first time buying and install in my car This Guys of CRUTCHFIELD ARE THE PRO THANKS

    Pros: Fit nice in my car and the sound Waooo nice I recommended to buy

    Cons: NONE

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    Would highly recommend for this price. Read my review first.

    Crutchfield customer from Bronx, NY on 5/26/2019

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    This is my review on the Jensen VX 2529. Really nice unit. The DVD quality of the screen is really nice. Stereo has Bluetooth with I link and I was very surprised how well it works. This stereo is an excellent unit at a great price and I would highly recommend it for a person on a budget. I've had it installed for only 3 days. I have only one negative thing to say, The Equalizer is not so good. But with time I think I can adjust it to my satisfaction. Sound quality is very good reception is excellent on the FM receiver. And and 18 FM presets and 12 AM presets. So far at 3 days it's a good unit and very satisfied with it. I would recommend it to anyone who is on a low budget and wants DVD feature and a backup cam. I do not have the backup cam but may look to added on later in the future. I am posting up to pictures of the unit installed hope this helps anyone who's looking for a nice unit for a nice price. P. S. Also it has five presets for the graphic equalizer. And it has several different sound fields. And you can also adjust the position of the location where you want the stereo sound to be effective. Meaning that you can pick front seat back seat driver seat or center of the vehicle.


    Cons: The only thing I can complain about is the graphic equalizer. But in its defense I have the unit only 3 days and may be able to Tinker with it to get much better sound quality. The sound quality is very good but seems to like a little Bass. But I think some minor adjustments on the graphic equalizer on the user preset probably will remedy this.

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    Crutchfield customer from Bayamon, PR on 5/25/2019

    2018 Nissan Versa Note

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    Verry good for the price and easy instalation



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    Features & specs

    AUX Input Mini (front), RCA (rear)
    Audio/video Input RCA (rear)
    USB Input Front
    Backup Camera Input Yes
    Second Camera Input No
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control No
    Android Control Yes
    Memory Card Slot USB, microSD/SDHC
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready No
    HD Radio No
    Navigation No
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size No
    Nano ---
    Touch ---
    iPhone ---
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) 16 watts
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) 16 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
    Preamp Voltage 2 volts
    Screen Size 6.2
    Display Color
    Key Button Color Blue
    EQ Bands 7
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Adapter required
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    FM Sensitivity ---
    European Tuning Yes
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System No
    High-res Playback No

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    Bluetooth & iPhone Integration
    Disc/microSD/USB Playback
    Audio & Tuner Section
    AV & Camera Connectivity
    Touchscreen & Remote Control

    Bluetooth & iPhone Integration

    Built-In Bluetooth: The Jensen VX2529 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 Bluetooth enabled mobile phone (such as iPhone or Android) to the head unit.

    • Hands-Free Communication: The VX2529 supports Bluetooth hands-free communication (HFP) 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 (you can also set the receiver to automatically answer an incoming call). The integrated front-panel microphone (no external mic input) carries on your side of the conversation while your car's speakers are used to hear the other person. You can make a call by entering the phone number using the head unit's touchscreen or by transferring the call from your mobile phone to the head unit. *This unit does not support Phone Book Access, Call Logs, or Voice Dial functions.
    • Wireless Audio Streaming: The VX2529 supports wireless audio streaming (A2DP) and control (AVRCP), allowing you to wirelessly streaming and control audio content on your Bluetooth source device through the Jensen receiver. You can control basic music playback functions including Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track (advanced music navigation will still need to be done through your Bluetooth mobile device). This unit will even display song/artist/album information (no album art) on its touchscreen monitor. 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.

    Notes: You will need to initially pair your Bluetooth enabled device with the Jensen VX2529. Only one device can be paired and connected at a time to the VX2529.

    iPod/iPhone USB Direct (Lightning Connector Only): The Jensen VX2529 supports direct connection of select Apple iPods and iPhones with a Lightning connector through its front-panel USB port. The unit offers audio playback, control, song/artist/album display, and charging of your Apple device through its USB port.

    • Music Browsing: You can use the VX2529's touchscreen to browse your music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Genre, or Composer. You can also access a music track directly by using the head unit's touchscreen keypad. In addition, you can activate Random & Repeat playback modes. Your Apple Lightning device will still allow you to navigate stored content and apps from the Apple device's touchscreen.
    • Song/Artist/Album Display: The Jensen VX2529 will display your iPod/iPhone's music file information from stored music and select music apps. The head unit will display Track number, Elapsed playing time, Artist name, Song/Album title, and Album Art.
    • Battery Charging: The head unit's front-panel USB connection provides 5V/1A of current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position. If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it.

    iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Jensen VX2529 is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and support the following iPod/iPhone model features (5/5/2019):

    Apple Device Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Display Type Bluetooth Charge
    Audio Video Head Unit iPod/iPhone Song/Artist Text Track Info Album Art Phone Audio
    5/5C 10.3.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5S/SE 12.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    6/6+/6S/6S+ 12.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    7/7+/8/8+ 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    8/8+ 12.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    XS-Max/XS/XR/X 12.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5th 9.3.5 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
    6th 12.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
    7th 1.02 PC Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
    • Not compatible with 30-pin Apple devices.
    • 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.

    Disc/microSD/USB Playback

    Disc Compatibility: The Jensen VX2529 has a front-loading disc-slot to make loading your disc easier. The VX2529 supports playback of DVD Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, and CD-R/RW discs. The unit supports playback of 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 VX2529 is fitted with a front-panel SD-card slot for playback of audio, video, and photo files stored on a microSD/SDHC memory card (up to 64GB). The receiver supports playback of MP3 music files and JPEG photo files via microSD or microSDHC. All files must be formatted in FAT 16/32.

    USB Port: The Jensen VX2529 is equipped with a front-panel USB port for playback of audio, video, 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 MP3 audio files and JPEG still image 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 VX2529 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: bit rate up to 128kbps w/ sampling frequency up to 48kHz
    Video N/A
    Photo JPEG
    Max # of Files/Folders 1,500 total files/folders
    Tags MP3 ID3-tags, Album Art

    Playback Control: The VX2529 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 VX2529 will display artist name, song title and album title (including album art). It also displays the elapsed playing time of a song or track.

    Audio & Tuner Section

    CTA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the VX2529 are compliant with the CTA2006 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 VX2529 are as follows -

    • CTA2006 Specs: 16 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
    • Maximum Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels (200 watts total)

    2V/6Ch Pre-Outs: The Jensen VX2529 is equipped with six 2.0-volt pre-outs (Front/Rear/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 & Surround Sound Effects: You can choose between 7 EQ presets - Pop, Jazz, Classic, Rock, Beat, Flat, or User. In User mode, you can adjust the head unit's 7-band equalizer (60Hz, 150Hz, 400Hz, 1kHz, 3kHz, 7kHz, 15kHz). You can select between 6 Surround Sound Effect modes - Concert, Wide, Church, Live, Passive, or None.

    Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at lower volume. The Loudness center frequency can be set to 400Hz, 800Hz, or 2400Hz.

    AM/FM Tuner: The head unit features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, preset, and and preset scan. 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 even automatically store the six strongest stations in your area inside the current selected band. The Preset Scan function allows you to scan through your presets quickly in the current selected band. In addition, the tuner features selectable North America and European tuning.

    AV & Camera Connectivity

    Aux/AV Inputs: The Jensen VX2529 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 out. There is also a rear-panel AV input that consists of a composite video jack and stereo RCA inputs that allow you to connect an external AV source device, such as a Blu-ray player, game-console, or TV tuner.

    Dual Video Outputs: Two RCA composite video-output jacks allow you to add external monitors, such as rear headrest monitors (sold separately). The video outputs will display whatever image is being displayed on the head unit's touchscreen monitor. This includes the warning "Video Is Disabled For Your Safety" when trying to watch video from a DVD, USB device, microSD card, or AV input without the vehicle's parking brake engaged. You will need to engage the vehicle's parking brake to see video from these sources through the head units' video output.

    Rear View Camera Input: The Camera Input consists of a Composite video jack for connecting an optional rear view 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 video switching takes approximately 1.1 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.

    Touchscreen & Remote Control

    6.2" Touchscreen Display: The Jensen VX2529 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 video graphics, making menu navigation easy. The Jensen VX3528 offers a variety of display adjustments to customize the display.

    • Selectable Wallpapers: You can select from 3 wallpaper backgrounds (does not support custom images).
    • Picture Adjustments: You can adjust the display's Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Sharpness, & Saturation (from -20 to +20).
    • Time & Date: The DVD receiver offers a 12- or 24-hour clock display which is visible from any source or menu screen. The clock & date are both visible on the main menu screen only.
    • Display Off: You can even turn the display monitor off, while still listening to your music. You can have it set to turn off after 10, 20, or 30 seconds with no touchscreen or button operation.

    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 yellow/green 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.

    IR Remote The head unit comes supplied with a 41-button IR remote control which provides wireless operation of the Jensen DVD receiver, including Bluetooth hands-free phone functions.

    J-Link Smart Remote App: The free J-Link Smart Remote app (for Apple iOS 12.1+ and Android OS 4.4+) turns your Bluetooth connected Apple iOS or Android OS device into a wireless remote control for the Jensen VX2529 receiver. This app controls most of the primary functions of your receiver, including - 

    • Power On/Off
    • Source Selection
    • AM/FM Band, Tuning & Presets
    • Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track
    • Volume, Mute, & EQ

    Optional SWC Interface: 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).

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    Customer Q&A

    Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
    Fits [ Denco  May 19, 2019 ]

    3 questions already asked

    How tall is the head unit??
    [ Zsoukup  Jul 08, 2019 ]
    2 answers
    Double Din. Same as all other double din
    [ Andrew  Jul 16, 2019 ]
    4 inches tall
    [ ALEXANDER J  Jul 16, 2019 ]
    I have a 2014 Jeep Compass. Will the hands free calling feature work if my car wasn't equipped with that feature from the factory? if so what wiring kit do I need for it to work?
    [ Andrew  Jul 01, 2019 ]
    3 answers
    The unit has a microphone built in. No wiring kit needed. It's an ok system but road nose and air conditioning must be reduced to make your voice clear over it.
    [ Seth  Jul 01, 2019 ]
    If you don't have radio controls on steering wheel the just the basic harness. Hands free is built into the radio itself. I have a Jeep patriot
    [ Brian  Jul 01, 2019 ]
    Yes, it works in conjunction with your cell phone. Just use the wiring kit for your make/model vehicle. Mine is a 2009 Honda minivan that never had hands free calling and the standard wiring kit worked fine. I was very pleased to have the HF calling feature without any special eaquipment or wiring.
    [ Gregory  Jul 01, 2019 ]
    Will the rear video ports display while driving?
    [ Ryan  Jun 12, 2019 ]
    2 answers
    Improperly installed, no it will not.
    [ ALEXANDER J  Jun 16, 2019 ]
    I didn't used
    [ LUIS  Jun 13, 2019 ]

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