About the Soundstream VDVD-165
Add video to your vehicle
Add video to your vehicle
If you want to add video capabilities to your vehicle, you've got a couple of choices. You could change the stock receiver to a DVD or multimedia receiver, or you can add a stand-alone DVD player like the Soundstream VDVD-165 to your existing aftermarket car stereo. Each route has its own advantages, but in many cases you may prefer to go with a stand-alone player — for example, it's a great choice if you're putting a system into an RV.
You can mount the VDVD-165 in the dash or use the included brackets for other locations.
Just what you need
Soundstream designed the VDVD-165 as a video jack-of-all-trades. Just add a screen and an amp and this player is ready to go as the heart of your vehicle's A/V system — and at a very attractive price, too. You can mount this Soundstream in the single-DIN (2" tall) opening in your dash above or below your aftermarket radio, so it can deliver the DVD signal to your rear screens. Or you can use the supplied brackets to mount it on a variety of flat surfaces, wherever you've got space in your vehicle.
The player comes with a remote control and an IR repeater, so you can take charge of the system when you're out of line of sight. In addition to the front DVD slot, you'll find a convenient USB input. So if you're not watching a movie, you can check out vacation photos or listen to MP3 music files.
Note: The Soundstream VDVD-165 is not designed to replace your factory DVD player.
- DVD/CD player (no internal amplifier)
- fits single-DIN dash openings — mounts provided for horizontal mounting
- remote control with IR repeater included
- plays CDs, DVDs, and USB memory devices (see Details for full capabilities)
- inputs: front USB input
- outputs: rear A/V output
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # VDVD-165
What's in the box:
Soundstream VDVD-165 owner's manual
- DIN-size DVD player
- Sleeve (installed)
- Power/ground harness
- Remote control (CR2025 battery installed)
- IR Blaster (w/ attached 10' cable terminated by a 3.5mm connector)
- 2 L-brackets
- 4 Machine screws
- 4 Self-adhesive pads
- 2 Removal tools
- Owner's Manual
- Owner's Registration Card
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More details on the Soundstream VDVD-165
DIN-Size DVD Player: The Soundstream VDVD-165 DIN-size universal DVD player is designed to add multimedia to your vehicle's current aftermarket AV system already consisting of a head-unit or amplifier with RCA audio inputs and video monitor consisting of a composite video input. The unit is designed to be mounted in the dash using the supplied mounting hardware. The DVD player can also be mounted out of sight, under the seat or in the glove box, using the supplied mounting brackets and hardware.
Note: The Soundstream VDVD-165 is not designed to replace your factory DVD player or system.
Disc Compatibility: The Soundstream VDVD-165 supports playback of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, CD-Audio, and CD-R/RW discs. The unit will play back of music, video, and photo files recorded onto DVD or CD.
USB Port: The Soundstream VDVD-165 is fitted with a front-panel USB (type-A) 2.0 port for connection of a USB mass storage class device; such as your Android smartphone (Froyo/Gingerbread OS only), digital audio player, or thumbdrive. The unit supports playback of music files, video, and photo files stored on a compatible USB MSC device (up to 32GB).
Note: The unit's USB port does not support Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad
Supported Files: The unit can play back MP3/WMA music files, MPEG/MP4 video files, and JPEG still-image files recorded onto compatible CD/DVD discs or a USB MSC device.
|File Types||File Description||File System||Maximum Number of Files/Folders|
|Audio||MP3, WMA||Disc: ISO
9660 or Joliet format |
USB: FAT 12/16/32
|99 Folders |
|Video||AVI, MPEG, MP4|
AV Outputs: The Soundstream VDVD-165 is outfitted with a composite video output and stereo RCA outputs to connect the player to an aftermarket car audio/video system with RCA and composite video inputs.
On-Screen Display: The VDVD-165 provides an on-screen menu display through its composite video output. This unit does not feature a front-panel display of its own.
Remote Control w/ IR Blaster: In addition to the unit's front-panel controls, the Soundstream VDVD-165 comes with an IR remote control for wireless operation of the DVD player. The VDVD-165 features a Remote input and comes with an external IR blaster which can be mounted on the dash, so you can still operate the DVD player even if it is installed out of sight.
Power/Ground Harness: The included harness consists of a Red (+12V Switched) and Black (Ground) wires.
- Chassis: 7.175" (w) x 2.075" (h) x 7.25" (d)
- Face Plate: 7.375" (w) x 2.215" (h) x 0.5625" (d)
- Mounting Depth Required (w/ cables): 8.005"
The Soundstream VDVD-165 replaces these items
- supports MP3, AVI, JPEG, DVD, and CD formats
- front inputs: USB port, SD card slot, and 3.5 mm A/V input
- rear outputs: RCA A/V jacks and digital audio out
25 questions already asked
Compact and flexible installation ways, either you use the big brackets or small ones or just the player you will find a perfect fit on your car. The quality of the product is great and does not cut or shake while driving. Very happy with my purchase. Alan
Alan from Lathrop, CA