2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
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So far, this unit has been great. Easy installation and set up.
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Item # 070AV6446B | MFR # AVN6446BT
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Sometimes all you need is to make sure you're not going to get lost when you head to unfamiliar areas. Most entry-level in-dash GPS receivers can help you get there, but they don't provide much more bang for your buck. Then there's the Axxera AVN6446BT navigation receiver, which offers reliable guidance, a DVD player, built-in Bluetooth® connectivity for hands-free calling and music streaming, and a whole lot more. All without crushing your checkbook, so you can check out this in-dash pilot with confidence.
The AVN6446BT gives you command over your media through its 6.2" touchscreen. You can view maps of the entire U.S., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and enjoy having over 10 million points of interest at your disposal when looking for a place to stop. You can choose from five different color themes and Axxera offers a selection of wallpapers to help customize your travels.
iGO primo navigation software ensures you're getting the most reliable routes — including actual street names announced at turns — while lane guidance keeps you on the right path for your next maneuver. In some instances you'll see realistic depictions of complicated intesections or 3D representations of buildings and landmarks to help orient yourself. This stereo's compatible with Naviextras, which allows you to download maps for other countries, including points of interest.
Need to make or take a phone call and don't have time to stop? Pair the AVN6446BT with your compatible phone, and you can converse while you drive and keep your hands on the wheel. Axxera includes an external microphone so your callers won't have to struggle to hear your voice over road noise and wind. This receiver gives you full access to your phonebook, so you can keep your phone safely stowed away.
If you've got a lot of music stored on your Android™ phone, iPhone®, or BlackBerry® device, the Axxera's A2DP technology makes it easy to stream your tunes without wires. iPhone users can command their Pandora Internet radio app through the AVN6446BT's screen with a wired hookup, while Android fans get finger-friendly control via a wireless Bluetooth connection.
The AVN6446BT will play all your CDs and DVDs, including discs loaded with music files, while front and rear A/V inputs offer connections for more audio/video sources. Go ahead and load up your iPod® or thumb drive with tunes for your road trips — the receiver's front USB port provides convenient access, not to mention plenty of charging power for your devices.
When you're parked, you can enjoy movies from DVDs or other video sources on the receiver's display. Want to get your passengers involved? They can use the included wireless remote control to pick the playlist.
No matter your audio source, the receiver's 10-band equalizer lets you tweak the settings to suit your listening preferences. You can also connect a rear-view camera, so you can see more of what's behind your vehicle when getting in and out of tight spots. If you're looking to add subs and amps, you can take advantage of 6-volt front, rear, and subwoofer preamp outputs.
Satellite radio's a wonderful way to keep track of sports, weather, news, talk, and commercial-free music as you travel, and you can access all that wonderful programming by adding a SiriusXM tuner (not included) to this stereo. Your favorite stations are always there and, even better, you can view the channel art on the big screen.
In most cars, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.
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.
So far, this unit has been great. Easy installation and set up.
Anonymous, Holiday, FL
Average Customer Review(s):
So far, this unit has been great. Easy installation and set up.
This is a great radio gps for the money compared to other brands. I bought everything to install in my 2014 Nissan Maxima . The install was easy and I also added a Ken wood 4 channel amp. It sounds awesome with lots of bass!
Pros: Easy install with everything I needed from Crutchfield.
Cons: I lost voice commands when I took out the factory radio!
Great looking and works great. Easy to use controls.
Very disappointed by this unit. Poor sound quality and touch screen response. Good price point, but you get what you pay for... I ended up replacing with an established brand that works exponentially better!!
Pros: Price. Navigation works well.
Cons: Poor touch response; weak sound; no EQ settings; no manual included; system updates done via micro SD card.
I bought this partially due to the high ratings. I am giving this 2 stars and I think that is being generous. On the plus side, the GPS feature works reasonably well, and the unit sounds ok. There are no EQ presets, which blows my mind. You have one setting at a time, which you can change, but I find that to be a big minus considering the wide range of audio quality MP3's I listen to. Now bear in mind, I'm using this with an Android phone (Samsung S8), not an Iphone, so the following is based on Android functionality, or lack therof. It does not display detail MP3 info via phone bluetooth, only song title. It does not display artist, nor does it sync / list your MP3 library. It also does not sync / display your phonebook either. Really ? The touch screen was a little balky - watch the video for this unit and you'll see what I mean. I see a few GPS units on Crutchfield for less which can't be less feature laden than this unit especially with Android. I returned this unit and replaced it with a Pioneer AVIC-5200NEX which, although it cost more even after a rebate, is 100% more satisfactory in all categories. You get what you pay for - sometimes, in the case of my purchase of the Axxera, you get less.
Pros: GPS ok, Radio ok, easy installation
Cons: No preset EQ bands, nor can you save multiple custom EQ settings. With Android, does not sync phone book or display MP3 detail information or MP3 library when playing via phone bluetooth.
Easy to install especially with Crutchfield instructions. Works well, nice sound, lots of features. Quick boot up when starting.
Pros: Lots of features for the money.
Cons: No hard copy of operation or navigation manuals.
This is a great system. The installation was very straightforward in a 2009 Subaru Impreza. The setup of the navigation was extremely easy as the mounting of the GPS antenna on the system itself under the dash is working fine. The mounting brackets did allow for a couple different hole combinations, so I had to fit it a couple times to make sure it was the right set. I mounted the microphone on the steering column with no problems. The system works great, the navigation can be programmed with many different settings. The touch screen is responsive and has caused me no issues. The Pandora control works very well. The DVD player and Bluetooth work well too. The only thing I did not like was that the screen cycled on startup and I could not figure out why. The reason is that there is a "Demo" mode, which is a screen saver type thing. You just have to shut off that setting, as it is the default. Maybe everyone knows this, but I didn't and it was frustrating to figure out.
Pros: Navigation is heavily customizable Pandora control is great Bluetooth works well
Cons: Demo mode as default
I like the unit, but am having extreme difficulties getting the free update for the map. Been emailing for a week with Naviextras.com and still have not resolved the issue. Very aggravating!!!
Awesome product!!! Works better than I imagined! My husband installed it without issues.
Good features easy to use, Bluetooth navigation all into a radio at a decent price .
Pros: Easy menu
Cons: Wish the Sirius was a little bit easier to change channels.
Great system with a lot of features at a good price point. Could not be happier with this product does everything it's supposed to do without breaking the bank.
Pros: A lot of features, looks great
Cons: Screen a little hard to see in sunlight
I'm very, very, satisfied with this unit. Every single feature, GPS, bluetooth, backup camera, sound quality, you name it, works great. It's awesome to get so many features at this price point. Also, I bought this unit assuming we'd never use it's hand free calling feature as I've never encountered an automobile hands free calling that didn't sound aweful. But, it comes with a free microphone included so I hooked it up anyway. The hands free calling works awesome! I was so pleasantly surprised. My wife can be driving along talking to me hands free, she can here me fantastic through the car's speakers, and she sounds fantastic at my end as well. It sounds practically the same as if she had her cell phone to her ear and was speaking to me directly through it. The only difference is that her volume level at my end is just is a tad bit quieter. It's not a big deal at all, just slightly quieter than normal. Due to the car having a telescoping steering wheel I wasn't able to mount the microphone directly behind it. I had to mount it below and to the right of the steering wheel. So, I wouldn't be surprised if there's no drop in volume at all if your able to mount the microphone directly behind the steering wheel.
I bought this because it could sync up with my android and it did. bluetooth works well and pandora works perfectly. My contacts synced up with no issues. the cd player stopped working yesterday than started working again today. not sure why but it doesn't bother me too much. i use it in 2007 tacoma.
Pros: i can search my contacts and make calls from the radio. works well my back up camera.
Cons: I can't see the name of the song i'm playing through google play unless i look at my phone.
Great unit for the money. The package deal with the Interface, back up camera and the double DIN conversion install kit was the best deal for me. Many thanks to the Tech guys for putting up with my stupid questions about the wiring. Good people at Crutchfield. Thank You Again
For the price you cant beat it. Backup Camera wires are not long enough for a f250 crew cab truck. So will not get a chance to used that, Bluetooth is good, dvd player setup didn't have instructions to hookup called crutchfield they sent me photos were you have to wire it to. Never did that really no need to, gps is okay, dont hook up the dimmer, sound is great, pandora works great off your Bluetooth and its not a bad buy.
This a great product at a great price point. After reviewing the different DVD\Navigation systems available, I decided on the Axxera for its rich number of features, its well thought out design, and large touch-screen. I decided to have the system professionally installed and it came out wonderfully. I would suggest to update the map software as soon as possible. I had an issue with the voice prompts not functioning, but after the update, it was right as rain. I would definitely recommend this unit to anyone looking to upgrade their OEM audio system. Well worth the price.
Pros: Great price, bright display, good sound, lots of features
Cons: No hardcopy of instruction manual
Not a bad product, having issues with iGO map software and SWC add on for steering wheel controls didn't work as this review. Crutchfield support told me they will research and call me back Stuck this into a 2000 Acura 3.2 TL
This unit sounds and looks great. Pretty easy to install. Clear and bright screen. The first unit I received had an audio issue, contacted tech support, they sent out another unit immediately. I will probably buy again from this company.
Pros: Clear and bright screen, easy to navigate between functions, navigation works great.
Cons: A little slow booting up, but not that big of deal
Sounds Great, We easy to install. fit perfectly
Pros: Great picture, Separate sub control and great EQ
Cons: Volume knob hard to access.
Great radio, it is awesome in my truck. This company is also great, very fast shipper and great customer service. Keep up the good work.
Bluetooth problems. Cannot receive calls. Went 3 days and my phone blocked all calls. Verizon got my service back. Now phone works if Bluetooth feature is off. I need to see if I can use the Nav. with the Radio Feature off, or Mute Sound. Excellent Voice and turn by turn. Drove 1400 miles with no mistakes. Crutchfield support is excellent.
Pros: Excellent Voice and turn by turn. Drove 1400 miles with no mistakes.
Cons: Difficult to set up or customize features.
outstanding support ---- i had a lot of questions. documentation had no info on nav operation.
|AUX Input||Mini (front), RCA (rear)|
|Audio/video Input||Mini (front), RCA (rear)|
|Memory Card Slot||USB memory|
|Satellite Radio Ready||SiriusXM|
|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|
|Preamp Voltage||6.0 volts|
|Key Button Color||Variable|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||Adapter required|
|Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Labor Warranty||2 Years|
|FM Sensitivity||9 dBf|
|Radio Data System||Yes|
6.2" Touchscreen Display: The Axxera AVN6446BT features a fixed 6.2" widescreen touchscreen LCD monitor. The screen has a resolution of 800 x RGB (3) x 480 with 1,152,000 total pixels. This unit has touchscreen controls with interactive video graphics, making menu navigation easy. The Axxera AVN6446BT offers a variety of display adjustments to customize the display.
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 pink wire must be hardwired into the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's parking brake must be engaged.
Start-Up Time: The Axxera AVN6446BT will turn on to the last source selected. The unit has start-up time of approximately 16.7 seconds from Off to the last Source selected. It then takes another 5.3 seconds to access the navigation screen.
Clock & Date Display: The navigation 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.
Hard-Key Controls w/ Variable Button Illumination: In addition to the touchscreen controls, the unit includes frequently used buttons and a rotary-dial along the left edge of the screen. You can adjust the head unit's button illumination from the following preset colors - Blue, Purple, Sky Blue, Aqua Blue, Yellow, Green, Red, White or Demo (scans through all preset colors). You can also select a custom "Custom" color that is adjusted between Red, Green, and Blue (values range: 0-255).
Remote Control: The Axxera head unit comes with an IR remote and supports many vehicle's steering wheel controls (adapter required).
iGO Primo Next Gen & TomTom Navigation: The Axxera AVN6446BT contains map coverage of the United States (all 50 states) and Puerto Rico with over 10,000,000 points-of-interests from TomTom; all stored on a pre-installed 4GB microSDHC memory card (the microSDHC map card must remained installed in order for navigation system to function). The map database was created using high-resolution aerial and land based data collection. The AVN6446BT employs iGO Primo Next Gen navigation software for turn-by-turn visual and voice assistance to your selected destination. The software quickly calculates step-by-step directions to any destination available on the included on-screen navigation map.
Note: Car navigation maps are frequently updated. While the database was judged to be as accurate as possible at the time of its release, a map database can never be 100% accurate. Road information that is maintained in the map databases, such as turn restrictions or road names may change over time.
Map Updates: iGO offers periodic updates for data such as roads, new addresses, and other navigational information that will keep the Axxera navigation system up to date and provide the best possible experience. For updates and add-on options, please visit www.naviextras.com (requires Windows XP or newer; not compatible with Mac). A free program called "Toolbox" can be downloaded from this website so you can create a copy of your map as a backup, as well as assist in easily checking for updates and optional features that are available.
Note: You have 30 days from purchase to download the latest available map free of charge.
GPS Receiver & Antenna: The Axxera AVN6446BT features a built-in SiRFprima GPS receiver and includes an external GPS antenna which determines vehicle speed and heading changes, along with longitude and latitude information, to accurately determine vehicle heading and position on the system's digital map. The GPS antenna can be mounted inside or outside of the vehicle. The GPS antenna measures 1.5625" (w) x 0.625" (h) x 1.9375" (d); with a 10' cable.
Note: The navigation receiver took approximately 17.5 seconds to calculate directions from Charlottesville, Virginia to LA, California. It only took 12.5 seconds to calculate directions from Charlottesville, Virginia to Baltimore, Maryland. These tests were done inside the Crutchfield Lab of the Crutchfield Head Quarters. Results will vary based on length of calculated route and your surrounding area.
On-Screen Map: The unit's on-screen map shows your vehicle's current position (a blue arrow by default), the recommended route (an orange line), the surrounding map area, and your destination as a checkered flag. The on-screen map shows streets, roads, and highways in a way that is similar to how a paper road map show them. A road's width and colors corresponds to their importance, so you can easily tell a freeway from a small street. When navigating a route, the top section of the map screen shows information about your next route maneuver and the next street or the next city/town. When approaching a turn, the map screen will zoom in and raise the view angle to let you easily recognize your maneuver at the next junction. If the next turn is at a distance, it will zoom out and lower the view angle to be flat so you can see the road in front of you. The map also displays data; such as the posted speed limit, your current speed, current time, distance to your destination, time left before you reach your destination, and your arrival time.
Note: You can continue to listen to a selected source while viewing the on-screen navigation map.
Travel Guidance: The Axxera AVN6446BT's navigation map offers helpful lane information and signpost guidance, as well as tunnel view and freeway services.
Audible Alerts: The Axxera AVN6446BT offers various audible alerts and functions to help you get to your destination safely.
Note: While navigating, other sources may be selected and listened to; such as AM/FM Tuner, CD, USB, iPod, & Bluetooth. The unit will mute the audio of the other source during navigation voice-prompts.
Find Destination: From the "Find" menu, you can select your destination by entering an address or selecting a place of interest (10,000,000 POIs), a location on the map, or one of your Favorite destinations. You can also look up your recent destinations from your history or enter coordinates. iGO primo offers you several ways of choosing your destination -
|Browse Map||Select a point on the map for your destination by touching the screen.|
|Address||Enter a full address or a part of an address; for example a street name without a house number or the names of two intersecting streets. Or enter ZIP code only; this way you do not need to select the name of the city and the search for street names might be faster as well.|
|POIs||Search over 11 million POIs (points-of interest) by name, near you current location, along route, near your destination, or around a city.|
|Favorites||You can save your favorite addresses (like home & work) and POIs for quicker access the next time you are traveling.|
|History||The places that you have set as destinations in the past are automatically stored for easier access. Smart History suggests these previously used locations as destinations based on your navigation habits, using parameters like the current time of day, the day of week, and the current location.|
|Combined Search||You can do a combined search of Addresses, POIs, Saved locations, and recent destinations.|
|Coordinates||Allows you to search your destination by longitude and latitude values.|
|Where Am I?||this screen contains information about the current position (or approximately the last known position if GPS reception is not available) and a button to search for Car Repair, Health Agencies, Police, and Gas Stations around your area.|
Route Calculation: The Axxera AVN6446BT calculates your route based on your Vehicle Type, Route Method, and Avoidances.
Planning a Route: The Route Planner feature lets you built your route using the list of destinations you have chosen. You can modify the list as you like (adding or removing a destination (waypoint), changing a final destination, or setting a new starting position. The Itinerary page will display turn-by-turn instructions for your entire route and the distance between turns. You can then preview all the route information and simulate travel along your projected route.
Modify A Route: You can select "Route Alternative" to see the turn-list and map screen of four routes (Fastest/Shortest/Economical/Easy) with the selected route planning parameters, giving you the option to select which route to take. You can also choose to Detour around the road ahead, avoid a specific road, or around a section of the route. The unit will also automatically recalculate your route if you stray from the navigation unit's previously calculated route.
Trip Logs: Trip logs contain useful information about your trip. Trip logs can be saved manually when you reach your destination or automatically along your route. Trip log data includes; Start/End Time, Avg./Max. Speed, Total/Driving/Stopped Time, Total Distance, and Min./Max. Altitude.
Quick Menu: The Quick menu is a selection of controls and functions that are frequently needed during navigation; it can be opened directly from the Map screen.
Bluetooth Technology: The Axxera AVN6446BT 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 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:
Multi-Device Pairing: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you must pair your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the AVN6446BT. You can pair up to five Bluetooth-enabled devices with the Axxera AVN6446BT, but only one can be connected and used at a time. Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some mobile devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the AVN6446BT.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ external mic): The AVN6446BT supports Bluetooth hands-free communication 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. The included external microphone 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, selecting a contact from your Phonebook list, or using the Call History Log of received/dialed/missed calls.
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Axxera AVN6446BT allows you to play back stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth enabled smartphone, tablet, or audio player. You can control basic music playback functions (Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track) from the AVN6446BT. Advanced music navigation will still need to be done through your Bluetooth mobile device. This unit does not display song/artist information from connected Bluetooth audio devices. 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.
Disc Compatibility: The Axxera AVN6446BT has a front-loading disc-slot to make loading your disc easier. The AVN6446BT supports playback of DVD Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, and CD-R/RW discs. The unit supports MPEG/AVI/Xvid video & JPEG photo files recorded on to CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW discs. It also supports playback of MP3/WMA music files loaded onto a CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, or DVD+R/RW disc.
Front-Panel USB Port: The Axxera AVN6446BT features a front-panel USB (type-A) port for connection and control of a portable USB mass-storage class (MSC) device; such as select Android smartphones (Froyo/Gingerbread OS only), portable digital audio players, or USB thumbdrives. The USB port enables playback of MP3/WMA audio files recorded in FAT16 or FAT32 on a connected USB mass storage class device. The head unit also supports JPEG still image and MPEG/AVI/Xvid video playback via USB. USB portable audio devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the navigation receiver's USB port (1A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
File Compatibility: The Axxera AVN6446BT supports the following types of audio, video, and photo files recorded onto a disc, or loaded onto a USB mass storage class device.
|Media Type||Disc (CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW)||USB (msc)|
|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 |
WMA: bit rate up to 128kbps w/ sampling frequency up to 48kHz
|Video||MPEG-1/2, Xvid, AVI|
|Max # of Files/Folders||1,500 total files/folders|
|Tags||MP3 ID3-tags, WMA-tags|
Search Functions: The AVN6446BT provides various search functions to find your music, videos, and photos.
Playback Functions: The Axxera AVN6446BT offers a variety of playback functions to enjoy your music, video, and photo files.
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.
Off Eject: You can eject a disc with the unit powered off. You cannot insert a disc with the head unit powered off.
iPod/iPhone Connectivity: The Axxera AVN6446BT navigation receiver supports connection to either Lightning or 30-pin Apple iPods and iPhones through its front-panel USB port. Use the Lightning or 30-pin to USB cable that came with your Apple device, or other manufacture's "Made for Apple iPod/iPhone" cable. The Axxera AVN6446BT supports music playback, as well as display of song/artist information and battery charging of your compatible Apple iPod/iPhone (see compatibility chart below).
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Axxera AVN6446BT is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and support the following iPod/iPhone model features (9/14/2016):
|iPod/iPhone||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Bluetooth||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||Pandora App||Song/Artist Text||Track Info||Album Art||Phone||Audio|
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 available.
RDS AM/FM Tuner: The head unit features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, scan, preset, and direct tuning. The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to compatible FM stations. FM stations with Radio Data System (RDS) service send inaudible digital information along with the regular radio program signal.
Note: The tuner features selectable North America and European tuning.
Pandora App: The free Pandora App (either from Apple's Apps Store or Google Play) lets you play music from the Pandora music service through the Axxera AVN6446BT using your USB-connected Apple iPhone (iOS 8.0+) or Bluetooth paired Android smartphone. Your compatible mobile device will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, LTE (4G) or WiFi. You will also need a Pandora music service account. The Axxera AVN6446BT provides control over the Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and Song information (including Album Art).
Note: Access to the Pandora service will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone or Android smartphone to connect to the Internet. Pandora is not supported in Canada & only available in the United States.
SiriusXM Ready: The Axxera AVN6446BT comes ready for SiriusXM programming. Thanks to its proprietary SiriusXM Connect port, you can add the optional SXV300 SiriusXM Connect tuner and receive more than 150 channels of exclusive programming directly from SiriusXM, via the "SiriusXM All Access" package (subscription required). Visit SiriusXM.com for a complete list of subscription options & channel guide. Additional features of the SXV300 SiriusXM Connect tuner include:
Note: A separate SiriusXM Satellite Radio subscription is required (operates on the XM Network). However, you can easily add this SiriusXM tuner to an existing Sirius or XM account for a Multi-Radio Discount Plan.
D/A Converter: The Axxera AVN6446BT is equipped with a high-performance 24-bit, 192kHz digital-to-analog converter with a multi-bit Sigma-Delta modulator.
CEA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the AVN6446BT 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 AVN6446BT are as follows:
6V/5Ch Preamp Outputs w/ Subwoofer Control: The Axxera AVN6446BT is equipped with five 6.0-volt preamp outputs (Front/Rear/mono-Sub). The front and rear channels are fading, while the subwoofer output is non-fading with an adjustable low-pass crossover filter (Off/80/120/160Hz) and separate level control (+/-12).
EQ: The AVN6446BT's built-in equalizer offers 8 preset sound modes (Optimal, Classic, Rock, Jazz, Techno, Pop, Flat, or User) suitable for the music genre of your choice. The User mode allows you to manually adjust the head unit's 10-band EQ (31.5Hz, 62Hz, 125Hz, 250Hz, 500Hz, 1kHz, 2kHz, 4kHz, 8kHz, and 16kHz) from 0-20.
Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at lower volume.
Source Level: You can increase the relative volume (+/-6) of the unit's source inputs to match the external source's output level. The Source Level can be used for the AVN6446BT's Radio, Disc, USB, iPod, Bluetooth, SiriusXM, Navigation, or AV input.
Programmable Turn-on Volume: You can program the AVN6446BT to turn on with the volume at a preset level, instead of the same level as when the head unit was turned off last. This prevents possible speaker damage or a startling surprise when the receiver first turns on at a high volume level.
Beep Tones: An audible beep tone confirms each function selection. The beep tone can be disabled/enabled in the Setup Menu.
Dual AV Inputs: The Axxera AVN6446BT is equipped with AV input terminals on the front and rear of the unit to enable enjoyment of content from an external connected source. The rear composite video/stereo RCA inputs are ideal for permanent installations, while the front AV mini-jack (3.5mm) input will come in handy for quick connection of a portable audio/visual source.
Video Out: A single RCA composite video-output jack allows you to an add external monitor such as rear headrest monitor (sold separately). The video output will display whatever image is being 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, or AV inputs 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 RCA jack for connecting an optional rear view camera (sold separately) 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 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 0.75 seconds.