iPod + Aux Integration
Radio & Audio Section
Display & Remote Features
Bluetooth Technology: The Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT is
equipped with built-in Bluetooth (2.0+EDR) 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 1.5 (Hands Free Profile),
PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access Profile).
- Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile), AVRCP 1.3 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile)
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with the Toronto 420 BT.
Pairing: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you must pair your
Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the Blaupunkt CD receiver. You
can pair up to 5 Bluetooth-enabled devices, but only one can be used at a time.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ Integrated Mic): The Blaupunkt
Toronto 420 BT allows for wireless communication between the head unit and your Bluetooth-enabled
iPhone, Android smartphone, or other Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone. You'll be able to answer incoming calls, as well as dial
- Answer/End Incoming Call: When there is an incoming call, the
current audio source is muted and a ring tone is played via the loudspeakers
of the car sound system. The head unit's display will indicate "INCOMING CALL"
and the phone number of the caller. If the phone number is one of your phone
book contacts, then the unit will also display the caller's name. "PRIVATE
NUMBER" is displayed when there is no caller information transmitted. You can answer the incoming call from the head unit's
front-panel controls. You'll be able to speak into the head unit's integrated
mic on the front-panel (or optional external mic) during your phone conversation, while the other party
is heard through your vehicle's speakers.
- Dialing Outgoing Call: You can manually enter a phone number, up
to 20 digits, using the unit's front-panel controls. The head unit also
allows you to access your Bluetooth-enabled phone's phone book contacts (up
to 960 entries) for easy access. You can even choose to
store five phone numbers as presets for speedier dialing. In addition, you
can speak a contact's name into the integrated mic for voice dialing. You
can also quickly call the last number dialed.
Note: An optional microphone (023TRN420M, sold
separately) is available for improved audio quality versus the integrated
mic, so you can be heard easier over noisy traffic and road noise.
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT allows
you to wirelessly play back stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled
Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, or other Bluetooth-enabled
devices using a Bluetooth A2DP/AVRCP connection. You can control
basic playback functions of your music
on your Bluetooth-enabled device from the Toronto 420BT's front-panel.
Playback functions include Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track.
Note: This unit does not display song/artist information from Bluetooth audio devices,
instead it will display "BT STREAM".
Disc Compatibility: The Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT features a single disc
player that will playback CD-Audio, CD-Text, and finalized CD-R/CD-RW audio
discs. The unit supports playback of MP3/WMA music files loaded onto CD-R/RW
SD Card Slot: The Toronto 420BT features an SD-card slot located
behind its detachable front-panel. The The SD-card slot supports SD and SDHC
memory cards with MP3/WMA music files. The unit's face-plate must be detached to
insert or eject an SD/SDHC memory card.
Dual USB Ports: The Toronto 420 BT features a front-panel
and rear-panel USB
(type-A) port; the rear-panel USB port is attached to the chassis by a 6"
pigtail. The USB ports enable
connection and control of a portable USB mass-storage class (MSC) device; such
as select Android smartphones (Froyo/Gingerbread only), portable digital audio
players, or USB thumbdrives. The unit supports playback & control of MP3/WMA
music files loaded onto a compatible USB MSC device. USB portable devices that
can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB
port (max. 0.5A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
MP3/WMA Playback: The Blaupunkt CD receiver supports the
following types of MP3 and WMA music files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded
onto a USB mass storage class device.
| Media Type || CD-R/RW || SD/SDHC Card || USB Storage Device |
| File System ||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2 ||FAT 16/32 |
| Playable File Types || MP3:
bit rate of 32-320 kbps |
WMA: bit rate of 32-192 kbps
| Maximum # of Folders/Files ||500
folders/30,000 files |
| Tags ||ID3 tag
(version 1/2), WMA tag |
Folder/File Select: This function allows you to select a folder
containing MP3/WMA files and start playing from the first track in the folder.
Or, you can enter a file name (up to 16 characters) to go directly to a MP3/WMA
music file on a disc, USB, or SD card.
Playback Functions: The Toronto 420 BT provides Repeat,
Random, & Scan playback functions.
- Scan Play: This function allows you to locate and play
the first 4/8/12/16/60 seconds of all the tracks recorded on a CD; or the
first 4/8/12/16/60 seconds of the first track of all the folders on a
MP3/WMA disc, SD-card or USB device.
- Repeat Play: This function allows you to play the
current track on a disc, SD-card, or USB device repeatedly or play a file currently
being played in a MP3/WMA folder on a disc/SD/USB repeatedly.
- Random Play: This function allows you to play all
tracks recorded on a disc/SD/USB or particular folder of a Disc/SD/USB in a random order.
Off Insert/Eject + Auto Reload: A CD disc can be inserted or ejected with
the power off. When a disc is inserted with the power off, the unit will
automatically power up and begin playback. If the ejected disc is not removed within 10
seconds, the disc is automatically inserted again into the loading slot to
protect it from dust.
Mounting: For proper CD playback you must install the unit
within 30° of horizontal.
iPod + Aux Integration
iPod/iPhone Direct Connection: The Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT's
front-panel or reaer-panel USB port can be used to connect your iPod/iPhone to the head unit,
via the dock connector-to-USB cable which comes with your iPod/iPhone. The Toronto 420 BT supports audio playback, music navigation, information display,
and charging of your compatible iPod/iPhone.
- Music Playback: The Blaupunkt head unit supports audio
playback of stored music and music apps on your iPod or iPhone. The USB
connection allows your iPod/iPhone's stored music to be loaded instantly to
the head unit and sound quality to be maximized through the head unit's
1-bit D/A converter.
- iPod Control: You can use the head unit's front-panel
controls to search your iPod/iPhone's stored music library by Artist, Album,
Playlist, or Genre. Many iPod/iPhone device's clickwheel or touchscreen will
be locked during connection (Apple devices w/ iOS 6.0+ will stay unlocked).
- Song/Artist Display: The head unit will display your
iPod/iPhone's stored music file information; including Track number, Elapsed
playing time, Song title, Artist name, and Album title.
- Battery Charging: The head unit's USB connection
provides 0.5A 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
Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone
model features (as of 12/3/2013):
| Apple Device || Generation || Tested Version || Media Type || Control Type || Display Type || Bluetooth || Charge |
| Audio || Video || Head Unit || iPod/iPhone || Artist/Song Text || Track Info ||
| iPhone || 2G || 3.1.3 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y |
| 3G || 4.2.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 3GS || 5.1.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4 || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 4S || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5 || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5C || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5S || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| touch || 1st || 2.2.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 2nd || 4.2.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y |
| 3rd || 5.1.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y |
| 4th || 6.1.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y |
| 5th || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y |
| nano || 1st || 1.3.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 2nd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 3rd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 4th || 1.0.4 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 5th || 1.0.2 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 6th || 1.2 PC || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 7th || 1.02PC || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y |
| classic || 80GB || 1.1.2 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 120GB || 2.0.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 160GB || 2.0.4 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| video || 5th || 1.3 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| iPad || 1 || 5.1.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || N |
| 2 || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || N |
| 3 || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || N |
| 4 || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || N |
| mini || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || N |
| air || 7.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || N |
Note: 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
Front-Panel Auxiliary Input: A front-panel stereo minijack
is provided to allow the connection of almost any portable audio source with a
3.5mm headphone output (great for those non-Apple/Android devices. Simply
connect your portable digital music player to the unit's front-panel auxiliary
input, and you can listen to the audio from the portable player through the
speakers in your mobile audio system.
Radio & Audio Section
AM/FM Tuner: The Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT is equipped
with a built-in AM/FM tuner offering manual, seek/scan, & preset tuning.
- Preset Tuning: The built-in tuner provides 3 FM banks and 2
AM banks. You can store 5 radio stations in each bank, giving you 15 FM and 10
AM preset stations. Stations can be preset manually or automatically.
- Scanning Station: The Scan function will play the first
4/8/12/16/60 seconds of each station, until you find a station you like.
- RDS: The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio
broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to
compatible AM/FM stations.
- US/European Tuning: You can set the built-in AM/FM tuner
between US standard and European tuning spacing. The head unit is set to
European tuning out of the box.
22 Watt x 4 Channel Amp: The Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT is
equipped with a 22 watt RMS x 4 channel amplifier (50 watts Peak x 4 channels).
5ch/2V Preamp Outputs + Sub Control: The Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT
features a pair of fading front- and rear-channel preamp outputs, as well as a
mono-subwoofer preamp output (all rated at 2V). When
the subwoofer preamp output is used, you are able to adjust its low pass
crossover (80/120/160Hz) and gain level (0-7)
3-Band EQ w/ Presets: The head unit offer basic bass
and treble control. There are also 4 sound presets (Classic, Pop, Rock,
Off/Flat) that allow you to easily recall the best preset EQ curve for different
types of music. For further adjustment, the in-dash CD receiver features a
built-in 3-Band EQ.
Frequency ||Gain ||Q-Factor |
|Treble ||10, 12.5, 15, 17.5 kHz ||-7 to +7 dB ||N/A |
|Midrange ||0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.5 kHz ||-7 to +7 dB ||0.5, 0.75, 1.0, 1.25 |
|Bass ||80, 100, 200 Hz ||-7 to +7 dB ||1.0, 1.25, 1.5, 2.0 |
Loudness + X-Bass: This function enhances low frequencies (bass) at
lower volumes. The X-Bass function enhances the receiver's bass
output around a certain frequency (60/80/100Hz) at lower volumes. The gain of
the X-Bass function can be adjusted from 0 to +3.
Turn-On Volume Level: You can set the head unit to turn-on
to the last volume level adjustment when turned off, or turn-on to a pre-defined
volume level (0-50) every time you power up the radio.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to
confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
Display & Remote Features
Detachable Face Security: This unit features detachable face security
(hard plastic face-plate included). An optional soft face case (142DFC1X,
sold separately) can be purchased for this unit.
Single-Line Display: The single-line, 15-digit LCD (with
black background and white characters) on the Toronto 420 BT allows numbers
and characters to be displayed clearly in almost any lighting condition.
Illumination Dimmer: The CD receiver's display automatically
dims to a preset brightness when the vehicle's headlights are turned on. You can
also manually adjust the brightness level. The wiring
harness includes an orange lead that should be connected to the vehicle's
parking light circuit in order for the dimmer feature to operate.
12/24-Hour Clock: The in-dash head unit offers a switchable
12- or 24-hour clock display. You can set the unit's clock to display even when
the head unit is turned off (key still in accessory position) or have it turn
off with the head unit.
Demo Mode: This unit features a Demo mode which can be
turned On or Off within the menu.
IR Remote: The Toronto 420 BT comes supplied with an
remote control for wireless operation of the CD receiver. The remote operates
off of a single CR2025 Lithium cell 3V battery (already installed).
Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features
an OEM steering wheel remote control input wire on the rear of the unit that
lets you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when
used with one of these SWC adapters (541SWIRC/794ADSMSW, sold separately). Please consult
Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible.