Motorized 7" TFT LCD Touchscreen Monitor: The Dual XDVD3101
features a motorized-retractable 7" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touchscreen LCD
monitor with an adjustable viewing angle. The resolution of the display is 800
(H) x 480 (V) x RGB for a total of 1,152,000 pixels. This unit has touchscreen
controls with interactive video graphics, making menu navigation easy.
Note: The unit's touchscreen display is not detachable.
Auto Open/Close: When this feature is active, the display
automatically opens when the ignition switch is turned on and closes when the
ignition switch is turned off.
Monitor Angle Adjustment: You can adjust the monitor's angle
for better visibility. The display tilts forward and backward to multiple tilt
Secondary LCD Display: In addition to the 7" motorized
flip-out monitor the Dual XDVD3101 features a secondary
10-character/segment-type LCD display. This display can be used to during
CD-audio, Aux-in or AM/FM playback and to select from the preset EQ settings.
You will need to use the 7" LCD monitor for menu functions and to view video.
Hard-Key Controls: In addition to the unit's LCD touchscreen
controls, the XDVD3101 also features hard-key controls on the front of the unit,
such as a rotary volume control eject button, and playback functions.
Picture Adjustment: You can adjust the touchscreen display's
brightness, contrast, and color.
Video Lockout: 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 included yellow/blue wire must be
hardwired into the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's
parking brake must be engaged and disengaged in a preset sequence.
12/24 Hour Clock: The unit's built-in clock will display
12-hour AM/PM time in USA frequency spacing mode. In European frequency spacing
mode, the clock will display 24-hour time. The head unit also display day,
month, and year
Anti-Theft Code: You may program the unit with a 4 digit security
code. Once the unit has been programmed with a security code, the code must be
entered to use the unit after it has been disconnected from power for more than
24 Bit D/A Converter: The Dual XDVD3101 utilizes a 24-bit
digital to analog converter for superior sound quality.
MOSFET Amplifier: The Dual XDVD3101 is equipped with a
MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET
amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased
power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More
power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not
pushing the limits of the amplification circuit.
CEA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the XDVD3101
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 XDVD3101 are as follows:
- CEA2006 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
5ch/2V Preamp Outputs: The XDVD3101 features front, rear,
and subwoofer 2.0-volt preamp outputs. The front & rear speaker preamp outputs
are balance/fade adjustable. The subwoofer preamp output is non-fading.
Subwoofer Controls: The unit's subwoofer output has a dedicated
low-pass filter (80/120/160Hz) and output level adjustment.
Preset EQ Curves: The Dual DVD Receiver features the
following preset EQ curves to customize your music listening. You can choose
from User, Flat, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Soft, Vocal, Classic, Dance, Movie, and
3-Band EQ: The User Preset EQ setting allows you to adjust
the unit's 3-Band EQ.
- Bass: select from 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, or 200Hz
- Midrange: select from 500Hz, 1kHz, 1.5kHz, or 2.5kHz
- Treble: select from 10khz, 12.5kHz, 15kHz, or 17.5kHz
Loudness: The Loudness function enhances the bass & treble
frequencies at low volumes.
Source Volume Level: The Source Volume Level control allows
a gain adjustment for each audio source (Disc, SD, USB, iPod, Tuner, AV1, and
AV2). You can set the source volume level for each mode, depending on the
relative volume of each audio source.
AM/FM Tuner: The Dual XDVD3101 features a built-in AM/FM
tuner with manual, seek, scan, and preset tuning.
Preset Tuning: The built-in AM/FM tuner allows you to store
up to 18 FM station presets and 18 AM station presets. You can tune your presets
manually or have the head unit do it automatically.
Preset Scan: You can scan all your stored preset stations and listen
to the first 10 seconds of each.
Local: The Local function allows only strong radio stations
to be received, blocking stations with weaker signals.
European Tuning: You can switch the tuner between USA or
Disc Compatibility: The unit has a front-loading disc-slot
to make loading your disc easier because there is no panel to slide or
fold-down. The Dual XDVD3101 supports playback of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, and CD-R/RW
Front-Panel SD-card Slot: The Dual XDVD3101 is equipped with
front-panel SD-card slot for playback of MP3/WMA music files stored on a SD/SDHC
memory card (up to 16GB).
USB Port: The Dual XDVD3101
features a rear-panel USB (type-A) port and includes a dash-mount iPlug adapter
for playback of MP3, WMA, and JPEG files
stored on a USB mass storage class device. The files must be recorded in FAT16 or
FAT32 file format. Your USB device's rechargeable battery will be recharged while it is
connected to the USB port (max. 500mA) of the XDVD3101 and the unit is turned
MP3/WMA Playback: The XDVD3101 can play MP3/WMA audio files that have been recorded on CD-R/CD-RW,
DVD-R/RW, or DVD+R/RW discs,
as well as SD/SDHC memory cards or USB memory devices. The files must be recorded in ISO 9660 Level 1 or 2, or Joliet file
format. Compatible bit rates are 8-320 kbps for MP3, and 32-192 kbps for
WMA. Recorded discs, SD-cards, and USB devices can have up to 2,000 files and 200 folders. The
head unit will display MP3 ID3 Tag and WMA Tag information.
Internal Buffer: An internal buffer provides ESP (Electronic Skip
Protection) for MP3/WMA discs to virtually eliminate skipping.
JPEG Playback: The XDVD3101 also supports playback JPEG still images
recorded onto a CD-R/CD-RW, DVD-R/RW, or DVD+R/RW discs, as well as USB mass
storage class device. JPEG photos can be
viewed as thumbnails as well as rotated clockwise/counterclockwise. It is not
possible to view JPEG still images while the vehicle is in motion; the vehicle
must be in park with the parking brake engaged.
Touchscreen Controls: During DVD playback, you can control certain
operations simply by touching an area of the screen. You can touch the bottom
left two-thirds of the screen to start the current chapter over, or the bottom
right two-thirds of the screen to skip to the next chapter. Touching the top
left one-third of the screen allows to display the Main menu; while touching the
top center of the screen displays DVD disc information. Pressing the middle of the screen activates the DVD
playback control functions.
Play List: The XDVD3101's touchscreen monitor will display five
folders, tracks, or image files on a disc or SD-card for easier access to your
Playback & Search Functions: The XDVD3101 provides various playback &
- Playback: Normal, Random (all/folder), Repeat (track/all/folder)
- Search: Fast Forward/Reverse (2/4/8/16x), Previous/Next track
Parental Control: Parental Control allows you to restrict
DVD playback according to a predetermined level. You can select a parental
control rating from 0-8, which is protected by a 4-digit password.
Off Eject: You can eject a disc even after the head unit has been
iPod/iPhone Connectivity: The Dual XDVD3101 supports
audio/video playback from select Apple iPods and iPhones. The Dual XDVD3101's
rear-panel USB (type-A) port and rear-panel composite video input allow you to
connect your Apple iPod/iPhone using the Dual's IPV40 iPod cable (070IPV40, sold
separately). Video can only be displayed while the vehicle is in park. If you
only want to playback audio from your iPod or iPhone, you can simply connect it
to the XDVD3101's USB port using the included iPlug adapter and either the
USB/iPod dock cable that came with your iPod/iPhone or the PIE iPod Direct
Connect Cable (469USBIPH,
iPod/iPhone DAC Bypass: Because the Dual XDVD3101 uses its
USB connection for audio & control transfer, your iPod/iPhone's stored music is
loaded instantly to the head unit and sound quality is maximized through the
head unit's 24-bit D/A converter, allowing for a Signal-to-Noise ratio up to
iPod Control: The Dual head unit allows you to navigate your
iPod's music library by Playlist, Artists, Album, Song, Genre, Composer,
Podcast, and Audiobook. Your iPod's video library can be searched by Video
Playlist, Movie, Music Video, TV Show, Video Podcast, or Rented Movie. You can
then search each of these categories using the head unit's touchscreen. The head
unit also supports Repeat (track) & Random (album) playback functions of your
iPod/iPhone's touchscreen or clickwheel will be locked during connection.
iPod/iPhone Display: The XDVD3101 will display your
iPod/iPhone's music file information of your stored music, regardless of control
mode. The head unit will display Track number, Elapsed playing time, Artist
name, Song title, and Album label.
Note: Your iPod/iPhone's downloaded apps will not
display on the unit's LCD monitor.
iPod Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 500mA
of current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's
ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position. This unit does not charge
Note: If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge,
then the unit will not recognize it.
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: Using the Dual IPV40 cable
(sold separately), the Dual XDVD3101 is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and
supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (3/15/2012):
| iPod/iPhone Model || Generation || Tested Version || Media Type || Control Type || Display Type || Charge |
| Audio || Video || Head Unit || iPod/iPhone || Song/Artist Text || Track Info |
| dock connector || 3rd || N/A || N || N || N || N || N || N || N |
| clickwheel |
| 4th || N/A || N || N || N || N || N || N || N |
mini ||1st ||N/A || N || N || N || N || N || N || N |
|2nd ||N/A ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
| video || 5th || N/A || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| classic || 80GB || 1.1.2 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 120GB || 2.0.1 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 160GB || 2.0.4 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| nano || 1st || 1.3.1 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 2nd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 3rd || 1.1.3 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 4th || 1.0.4 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 5th || 1.0.2 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 6th || 1.1 PC || Y || N || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| touch || 1st || 2.2.1 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 2nd || 4.2.1 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 3rd || 5.0.1 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 4th || 5.1 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| iPhone || 2G || 3.1.3 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 3G || 4.2.1 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 3GS || 4.3.5 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 4 || 5.1 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| 4S || 5.1 || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
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.
Dual A/V Inputs: The Dual XDVD3101 DVD receiver is fitted
with two audio/video inputs. The unit features a front-panel 3.5mm audio/video
input on the front panel of the head unit for connecting a temporary external
A/V source, such as a game console. The head unit also
features a composite video/stereo audio RCA input on the rear panel for
connecting a permanent external A/V source, such as a Blu-ray player or mobile
Note: This rear-panel composite video input also serves as the A/V
input for your USB-connected iPod (using proprietary Dual cable).
Video Output: The rear-panel composite video
output allows you to connect an optional external monitor (sold separately). You can watch the same
audio/video source that is being played on the DVD receiver on your connected
Camera Input: The unit features a composite video input for
connecting an optional rear view camera (sold separately). The video from this
connection can be set to display when switched to this input, or display the
rear view camera video automatically when the vehicle is shifted into Reverse
gear. The white/brown wire (within 16-pin harness) must be connected to the
vehicle's reverse lamp circuit for automatic video switching. Automatic video
switching takes approximately 2.8 seconds. The camera image can be set to Normal
Note: Audio from your music source will continue
playing, while the back-up camera is displayed.
Wireless Remote Control: In addition to the unit's touchscreen panel
and hard-key controls, the XDVD3101 also comes supplied with a full-functioning
IR wireless remote control for convenient operation.
Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features
an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit to allow you
to keep your vehicle's radio steering wheel remote controls when used with the
optional PAC SWI-RC Steering Wheel Control Interface Adapter (541SWIRC,
sold separately); or the optional Metra ASWC Steering Wheel Control Interface
Note: Please consult the
Crutchfield Car Selector to see if your vehicle is compatible.