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Jensen JWM70A

RV multi-zone entertainment system with Bluetooth®

Item # 522JWM70A

Jensen's JWM70A entertainment system eliminates the need for multiple devices, making it easy to send music and...

Jensen's JWM70A entertainment system eliminates the need for multiple devices, making it easy to send music and...

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About the Jensen JWM70A

A/V for your home on wheels

Jensen's JWM70A entertainment system eliminates the need for multiple devices, making it easy to send music and video entertainment all through your home on wheels. This compact unit houses everything you need for your A/V entertainment, and it's controllable through your smartphone with Jensen's jControl app or through the included wireless remote.

A/V for your home on wheels

Jensen's JWM70A entertainment system eliminates the need for multiple devices, making it easy to send music and video entertainment all through your home on wheels. This compact unit houses everything you need for your A/V entertainment, and it's controllable through your smartphone with Jensen's jControl app or through the included wireless remote.

Inputs and outputs

The JWM70A boasts three independent speaker zones, each with a volume control and multi-source capabilities, while the built-in 8-channel amp powers all the zones. Choose your input for each zone — you'll find a USB input, two aux inputs, CD/DVD playback, an AM/FM tuner, and Bluetooth audio. Send video where you want it with HDMI and RCA composite outputs. This all-purpose Jensen even includes a clock with an alarm, handy when you want to see the sun rise. 


Product highlights:

  • DVD/CD player with AM/FM tuner
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • system control through Jensen's jControl app
  • built-in amplifier (6 watts RMS x 8 channels)
  • 3-zone output with independent volume control
  • bass/treble controls with 5 preset EQ curves
  • LCD display with 9 dimming levels
  • music file playback from DVD/CD and USB
  • 30 programmable station presets (18 FM, 12 AM)
  • clock with timer and alarm
  • inputs: front USB port; front minijack aux input; rear RCA aux input
  • outputs: two rear video outputs (HDMI and RCA); rear fixed and variable line-level audio outputs
Other Information:
  • flush mountable
  • 12-volt DC powered
  • includes remote control
  • dimensions: 10-7/16"W x 3-13/16"H x 7-3/4"D
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # JWM70A

What's in the box:

  • RV wall-mount receiver (10A fuse)
  • 2 Screw-covers (pre-installed)
  • Wiring harness
  • Remote control
  • CR2025 3V battery
  • 4' AV minijack-to-RCA cable
  • Quick Reference Guide

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New Jensen for RV is Worth the $$

Crutchfield customer from Sequim, WA on 8/28/2019

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Replaced an older Fusion dual din unit in my 2014 5th Wheel Sound is great and handles all 3 sets of speakers very well. Instruction were very limited, little things like no instructions on how to remove screw covers. All in all, worth the money.

Pros: Good sound even with poor speakers/ DVD/ HDMI and sound on zones can be individually controlled and muted

Cons: Poor instructions and operation takes a little work

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1st & 2nd were a bust 3rd unit expectations are low

Ben from Abilene, TX on 10/5/2018

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Purchased new Arctic Fox RV first time we used the DVD player it froze screen. Tried another new DVD played 1/2 move and froze screen. Ejected movie and it wouldn't accept or could not read any DVDs. Carried back to dealer and it worked....temporarily until it did the same thing. Then they believed us and ordered another replacement. 5 weeks later new unit installed and brought home. We picked a good Die Hard movie and schazaam! It played the whole thing. Ejected movie and powered down with remote. Next night we planned on watching another movie but it wouldn't power up. Blank as a milk goats stare! Called RV dealer and he is incredulous but he believes me this time. I am an electrical technician so he asks me to verify the fuse and power. Popped the covers over the four mounting screws and pulled it from the wall to check the fuse. It's good! Voltmeter verifies 13vdc is present at fuse! Naturally, it's Friday night at 1700 hrs and it would be Monday before they could do anything about it. I've come to the conclusion that the Die Hard movie was a killer and Jensen's JWM70A is just as bad as all the other reviews I've read. Wish I could find a decent replacement because I'd kiss this warranty goodbye and be done with Jensen. :(. I'd of given this review a zero star but that wasn't an option

Pros: Zip,nada, zero. Wait a minute it only takes two snap caps and 4 screws to remove it from the wall. Cables and connectors are easily unplugged.

Cons: Compile all the reviews and if the scale was 0 - 5 you'd get a better idea of how miserable these units are. They are consistently disappointingly bad.

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Guest from Chocowinity, NC on 9/17/2018

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DVD player doesn't work, played one DVD and then kaput. This happened, of course, after we were set up at a campground hundreds of miles from the dealership. And yes, we checked HDMI connections. Also, can someone please explain how to set minutes on the clock? Thanks



Crutchfield response on 9/18/2018
We're sorry you're having issues with your receiver. If you purchased this from Crutchfield, feel free to 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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Mark from Huntington Beach, CA on 9/10/2018

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Unable to preset stations or recall any previous preset stations. Better performance from a AM radio out of a 67 Impala then this junk.



Crutchfield response on 9/11/2018
Mark, if you purchased this product from Crutchfield, feel free to 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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Aaron from Minnesota on 8/27/2018

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I have this model in my ice castle fish house. After 2 months the DVD function quit working. The dealer gave me a new one, but apparently they have had a few customers have the same problems.



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3 zone control

Brandon from Redmond, OR on 7/19/2018

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Worked amazing in the install had to have 3 zone with independent volume control

Pros: Big buttons

Cons: Low RMS

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RV Receiver: The Jensen JWM70A is a wall-mount stereo receiver that has been specifically designed and built for recreational vehicle use. The JWM70A has past numerous tests to make sure it stands up to recreation vehicle usage.

  • Temperature/Vibration Chamber: Long duration product exposure to constant random frequency operational vibration and non-operational vibration to simulate rugged road conditions. Simultaneous temperature cycle and vibration exposure are also conducted for additional data that is relevant to detecting potential material/component weaknesses and calculating product life expectancy.
  • Electrostatic Discharge: The last thing you need is for your radio to quit due to accidental static shock. That's why this RV receiver goes through the extensive Electrostatic Discharge Test on all exposed control areas as well as I/O connections so they can withstand the most severe static build up.
  • DC Voltage Overstress & Reverse Polarity: The DC Voltage Overstress Test uses a power supply and applies 18 or 24 VDC for 5 minutes to simulate a vehicle that is jumpstarted. The Reverse Polarity test uses a car battery to test the durability of the product when the (+) and (-) cables are accidentally reversed
  • Power Line Noise Rejection & Simulated Crank Start Voltage: The Power Line Noise Rejection test throws noise onto the signal and simulates product reaction to alternator whine.  The Simulated Crank Start Voltage test is used to test electronics depreciation and altercations when vehicle is turned-on.
  • High/Low Operating Voltage & Shorted I/O Tests: The High/Low Operating Voltage tests are used to ensure electronics consistency when vehicle battery goes below or above the normal 12V; the product must remain operational throughout the test. The Shorted I/O test ensures that the unit will function when inputs and outputs are connected improperly to the product.
  • High/Low Operating Temperature: Long-Duration product exposure to operational temperature extremes and rapid temperature cycles that are experienced in outdoor mobile applications. In addition, Jensen tests for high humidity introduced at high-temp to test the effectiveness of circuit corrosion protection (conformal coating).
  • RF Performance Testing: The RF Performance test ensures that the product keeps clean signals in and the bad signals out, so that you are always left with a steady signal without outside interference. Jensen not only tests for high level RF performance during product design, but also takes a random sampling from each production lot and test it to ensure performance consistency. A battery of over 80 performance tests are conducted to analyze and validate RF and audio performance.

3 Zone/8 Speaker Output: The Jensen JWM70A is equipped with a 6 watt (RMS) x 8 channel amplifier. The built-in amplifier powers speakers in three different zones (locations). There are four speaker outputs in Zone "A", and two speaker outputs each in Zone "B" and Zone "C".  Each zone can be individually selected or all three zones can be used at the same time. You can can independently adjust the volume level of each active zone. The three zones will play the same source content.

DVD Player: The Jensen JWM70A features a built-in disc player that supports playback of CD Audio, CD-R/RW, DVD video discs. It will also playback MP3 music files recorded onto a CD-R/RW disc. In addition, it provides electronic skip protection (ESP) for disc playback - 5 seconds for DVD, 15 seconds for CD, and 40 seconds for MP3.

Note: The JWM70A will play DVD discs, but does not have a video monitor. Video from the the DVD will transmitted through the receiver's composite video or HDMI output to an external monitor.

Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Jensen JWM70A offers built-in Bluetooth with support for wireless audio streaming (A2DP) and control (AVRCP) of your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or tablet device. You'll be able to stream stored music, music apps, and other audio content on your Bluetooth source device to the Jensen receiver, as well as control basic playback functions (like Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track) from the receiver. Advanced music navigation and song/artist information will still be done from your Bluetooth mobile device. You can pair up to five Bluetooth source devices, but only one can be connected for playback at a time. The unit will automatically connect with the last device paired when within range (up 33').

Note: This unit does not support Bluetooth hands-free phone communication for making or answering calls. .

Front-Panel USB Port: The JWM70A features a front-panel USB (type-A) port for connection of a USB mass storage class device, such as a USB thumbdrive. You are able to play back MP3 music files stored on a USB MSC device. The USB port can even be used to charge smartphones and other USB-enabled devices.

Note: The USB port does not support audio playback from Apple iOS and Android devices.

AM/FM Tuner: The JWM70A is equipped with an AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. You can store up to 12 AM and 18 FM presets for a total of 30 presets. You can search and store AM/FM stations manually or automatically. The head unit also offer Preset Scan which pauses the radio for 5 seconds at each preset station. You can select either US or European tuning.

AV Inputs/Outputs: The Jensen JWM70A is outfitted with a variety of audio/video inputs and outputs.

  • Aux Inputs: The Jensen JWM70A is equipped with a front-panel AV input and rear-panel Aux input. The front-panel AV input consists of 3.5mm minijack, while the rear-panel Aux input consist of stereo RCA jacks.
  • HDMI Output: The HDMI jack will output the receiver's DVD audio/video signal to an external monitor system. The HDMI jack does not support the output of the receiver's AV input.
  • Composite Video Output: The Jensen JWM70A is also outfitted with a composite video output to transmit the video signal from the receiver's DVD player or front-panel AV input to an external monitor.
  • Fixed & Variable Audio Outputs: In addition, the receiver is equipped with fixed & variable stereo RCA outputs to deliver audio to a secondary amplified audio system.

Remote Control: The Jensen JWM70A offers wireless control through the included IR remote and jControl App on your Bluetooth paired Apple iOS or Android device.

  • IR Remote: The JWM70A comes with a 44-button  IR remote control for wireless operation of the receiver.
  • jControl App: Jensen's jControl App (for Apple iOS 8.0+ and Android OS 4.1) turns your Bluetooth-paired Apple iOS or Android device into a remote control for the Jensen JWM70A. You'll be able to control primary functions of the head unit from your mobile device; like Power On/Off, Volume Up/Down (zone independent), Mute, Source Input, Audio Menu, and Speaker Selection.

Audio Settings: The JWM70A allows you to configure several audio settings to tailor the sound to your preference.

  • Preset EQ: Choose from one of five EQ presets - Flat, Pop, Classical, Rock or User.
  • Bass & Treble: The User mode allows you to adjust the head unit's Bass (100Hz) & Treble (10kHz) manually from -7 to + 7.
  • Loudness: When listening to music at low volumes, this feature will boost the bass and treble ranges to compensate for the characteristics of human hearing.

Playback & Search Functions: The unit provides a variety of playback and search functions for disc & USB playback; like Play/Pause, Previous Next/Track, Fast Forward/Rewind (x4/x8/x20), Repeat (all/track), Random (all/folder), and Intro Scan (10 sec). You can also use the included remote's keypad to go directly to a track on a disc or USB device.

Single-Line Display: The Jensen JWM70A features a large single-line display that will indicate clock setting, audio setting, source selection, station number, and song/artist information (when applicable). You can adjust the display's brightness level.

Alarm Clock & Sleep Timer: The Jensen JWM70A offers a clock display with alarm and sleep timer. You can set the unit to turn on at a desired time. You can also set the unit to turn off after 15, 30, 45, or 60 minutes.

Installation: The Jensen JWM70A is powered with 12 volts DC and wall-mounts in your RV with 4 screws (not included). The unit's chassis size fits some standard wall-mount openings in select RVs. In other cases, the JWM70A will require a custom cutout. See the unit's mounting dimensions below.

  • Chassis:
    • Width = 7.505"
    • Height = 2.785"
    • Depth = 6.505"
  • Faceplate:
    • Width = 10.435"
    • Height = 3.745"
    • Depth = 1.25"

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Is this product Blueray capable?
[ Ken  Jul 02, 2019 ]
1 answer
It is not. It is CD/DVD capable only.
[ Calvin  Jul 12, 2019 ]  Staff
Does this play bluray dvds?
[ Wendra  Jun 21, 2019 ]
1 answer
No it only plays DVD and CD.
[ Cosmo  Jul 03, 2019 ]  Staff
Can multiple zones be controlled at once or are they always independent ?
[ Mark  Jun 13, 2019 ]
1 answer
You can use any of the zones and adjust the volume independently, but each of the zones will all play the same source.
[ Calvin  Jun 20, 2019 ]  Staff
How do you remove the 2 side panels on the front to access front screws on a Jensen JWM70A?
[ kristine  May 18, 2019 ]
1 answer
If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer.
[ Krissy  May 27, 2019 ]  Staff
Does this have satellite capability?
[ Ryan  Mar 16, 2019 ]
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No, sorry; it does not have SiriusXM capability.
[ Ryan  Mar 22, 2019 ]  Staff

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