2-DIN Chassis: The Valor DDN-888W has a 2-DIN chassis (also
known as Double-DIN), and will fit in many vehicles with a large dash opening.
The unit can be ISO-mounted using your vehicle's factory brackets and the
Note: As always, please consult the
Crutchfield Car Selector to verify fit with your vehicle.
Motorized 6.95" Touchscreen LCD Monitor: The DDN-888W
Double-DIN navigation receiver features a motorized 6.95" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touchscreen LCD
monitor. The resolution of the display is 800 x 480 (RGB) for a total of
1,152,000 pixels. The monitor electronically slides down for loading or ejecting
a disc. You can adjust the angle of the monitor.
Touchscreen/Front-Panel Controls: This unit has touchscreen controls
with interactive video graphics, making menu navigation easy. In addition to the
touchscreen controls, the unit includes frequently used buttons along the bottom edge of the screen.
Touch Slide Sensor Technology: The DDN-888W's features Touch-Slide
Sensor Technology that gives you full access to menus and sub-menus by simply
sliding your finger onto the touchscreen's surface.
Detachable Monitor: The DDN-888W's touchscreen monitor detaches to
deter theft. No face case is included.
Picture Adjustment: You can adjust the touchscreen monitor's Brightness, Color, and Dimmer.
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 pink wire (in the supplied harness) must be
hardwired into the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's
parking brake must be engaged.
Built-in GPS Navigation System: The Valor
DDN-888W Navigation System features SpeedNavi SQ software and NAVTEQ maps
DDN-888W features a complete
map database of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada with over 11 million
points of interests (POIs from NAVTEQ,
the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data. The Speed Navi
SQ software provides intuitive navigational tools to browse maps, search your
destinations, and calculate your route.
Note: The DDN-888W's map data is stored on a pre-installed 4GB
SD-card, which must remain installed in the unit. You can check for map
upgrades at www.speednavi.com.
GPS Receiver & Antenna: The DDN-888W features a 12ch
high-performance SIRf III built-in GPS receiver and comes supplied with an external GPS antenna.
The GPS antenna features a magnetic base and a 9.75' antenna cord terminated by an SMB
connector which plugs into the back of the unit and mounts to the outside of
Portable GPS (optional): The detached touchscreen can easily be used as
a stand-alone GPS receiver in another vehicle, using the Valor Portable NAV
Accessories Package (070APNP888, sold separately).
Map Display: As you travel, the DDN-888W's on-screen map
guides you to your destination with a highlighted route, directional arrows, and
turn directions at the top of the map (with estimated distance to next
maneuver). The map screen also indicates your current speed, the remaining travel time,
and remaining travel distance. If you depart from the original route, the navigation system
recalculates the route and provides new directions. You can adjust the map Color
(Daytime/Nighttime), Orientation (2D/3D), and Zoom level.
- 2D/3D Map: You can changes the perspective of the map
from 2D North-Up (displays the map in 2 dimensions with North at the top),
2D Track-Up (displays the map in 2 dimensions with your direction of travel
at the top of the screen), 3D Track-Up (displays the map in 3 dimensions
with your direction of travel at the top of screen).
- Color Modes: Select between Day (for a bright
background), Night (for a black background) or Auto (to automatically switch
between the two). The display's brightness can also be adjusted manually for
daytime and nighttime driving.
- Zoom Levels: You can choose from 15 different zoom levels for the
Split-Screen View Guide: When you are approaching a turning point, the
screen will be divided into two sections to give you more specific guidance. One
section will be your normal map screen, while the other section is an enlarged
view of your approaching turn. In addition, the Navigation-In-Picture
(NIP) allows you to access a "screen-within-a-screen" mode, letting passengers
run any multimedia source inside the small screen while the outside, larger area
of the touch-screen display remains navigation-active for the driver - or vise
Voice Guidance (Text-To-Speech): In addition to on-screen
visual guidance, the DDN-888W utilizes turn-by-turn instructions with
Text-to-Speech voice guidance. so you don't
have to take your eyes off the road. The unit offers 4 voice languages (English,
Chinese, Japanese, and Korean). You can also adjust the volume level of the voice guidance
Destination Menu: The Valor multimedia navigation headunit
provides various ways to select your destination.
|Browse Map||Allows you to search for a destination by
touching the map. |
|Address||Input your destination address by house number,
street, and city. |
|City Center||Allows you to search by city's name.|
|Recent||Choose from a list of recent destinations.|
|Favorites||You can store 3 of your most traveled to
destinations (such as Home, Office, etc.)|
|My Point||You can save favorite destinations as your
personal POIs. |
|POI||Allows you to search for over 11-million points
of interests by Category, City, and Name.|
Nearby||Search for a POI that is nearby your
current location based on category. |
|Theme ||Lets you search by Restaurant theme (Korean,
Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, English)|
Coordinates||You can search for a destination by
longitude and latitude. |
Route Preferences: You can set the unit to calculate your
route by Recommended, Avoid Freeway, or Shortest Route. You can also select for
the navigation unit to avoid Toll Roads, HOV lanes, and Ferries.
Way Points: You can add additional way points along your
Auto Recalculation: The Valor DDN-888W will automatically recalculate
your route if you veer off the original calculated route so you can get back on
Simulation Mode: The unit can create a driving simulation of your
24-Bit D-A Converter: For superb quality audio playback from
DVDs, CDs, and Flash media, the DDN-888W is equipped with a 24-bit
MOSFET Amplifier: The Valor DDN-888W 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. The power output specs for the
DDN-888W are as follows:
- RMS Power: 20 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4
ohms, 1kHz, 10% THD)
- Peak Power: 45 watts x 4 channels (180 watts
2.5V/5ch Preamp Outputs: The DDN-888W features front,
rear, and mono-subwoofer 2.5V preamp outputs.
Subwoofer Level: You can independently adjust the
headunit's mono-subwoofer preamp output volume level (0-50).
Preset EQ: The in-dash navigation receiver features a
preset EQ (User, Flat, Pop, Classic, Jazz, and Rock).
Bass & Treble: The User mode lets you independently
adjust the Bass & Treble (+/-10dB)
Fade/Balance Controls: You can individually adjust between the unit's Fade and Balance. The unit's mono-subwoofer preamp output is
Dual Zone: The Dual Zone feature lets you send two separate sources of
media to two completely separate locations (front & rear) inside your vehicle
Key Beep: The in-dash navigation headunit provides an
audible beep to confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
AM/FM Tuner: The
Valor DDN-888W features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset
36 Preset Stations: You can store up to 36 AM/FM station presets. The
unit will store 18 AM and 18 FM presets.
The preset stations can be entered manually or automatically (BSM). Once your preset
stations are set, you can easily scan through only your preset stations.
Hidden Disc Slot: The DDN-888W's disc slot is hidden behind the unit's motorized LCD monitor. The monitor electronically slides down for loading or ejecting a disc.
Compatible Discs: The
Valor DDN-888W supports the following disc formats.
- DVD: DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW
- CD: CD-Audio, CD-R/RW, VCD
Compressed Media Playback: The DDN-888W also supports MP3/WMA
audio files, JPEG still image files, and MPEG/WMV/AVI video files recorded onto
DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, and CD-R/RW discs.
Electronic Skip Protection: This unit is equipped with a
high-speed flash memory buffer for skip resistant playback. This ESP offers skip
protection for DVD (2-3 sec), CD (10 sec), MP3 (100 sec), and WMA (200 sec)
Mechanical Vibration: The player has the ability to absorb a
certain amount of vibration to prevent disc skipping. The mechanical
anti-vibration ability rating is 1.0G (10-200Hz, X/Y/Z direction).
Disc Reload: If you eject a disc, but do take the disc out, the unit
will automatically reload the disc (within 10 seconds).
USB Port: The Valor DDN-888W features a rear-panel
USB type-A port (attached by a 36" pigtail) and comes with a 40" USB extension cable for
playing MP3/WMA (audio), JPEG (photo), and MPEG/WMV/AVI (video) files stored on your USB
thumb-drive or external hard drive. The USB port has the capability to support a
500GB external hard drive.
Note: The unit's USB port is not compatible iPod/iPhone or
SD Card Reader: The Valor DDN-888W comes with an SD-card
reader which plugs into the unit's rear-panel USB port. This allows playback of MP3/WMA (audio) JPEG (photo), and
MPEG/WMV/AVI (video) files stored on your SD-card media. The unit supports SD/SDHC
memory cards up to 16GB.
Audio/Video Input: This rear-panel audio/video input consists of left and
right RCA audio jacks and an RCA composite video jack, allowing you to connect
external A/V equipment to this receiver.
Audio/Video Output: This rear-panel audio/video output
consists of left and right RCA audio jacks and an RCA composite video jack,
allowing you to connect an external monitor and headphone system.
Camera Input: This
RCA composite video jack allows you connect an optional rear view camera. The
headunit features a function that automatically switches to the rear camera
image when a rear camera is installed on your vehicle. When the shift lever is
in the reverse position, the screen automatically switches to the rear view
camera. In the menu, you can switch the image from Normal to Mirror Image.
Note: The brown wire in the wiring harness must be connected
to the vehicle's reverse lamp circuit for automatic video switching.
Bluetooth: Bluetooth hands-free communication is built into
this receiver, making it easy to integrate a Bluetooth enabled cellular phone
(this unit can pair up to 5 mobile phones). Bluetooth is a two-way wireless
communication system allowing you to make and receive cell phone calls or stream
digital audio from your Bluetooth enabled phone on the Valor DDN-888W.
- Hands-free Communication: The built-in Bluetooth
hands-free feature allows you to talk on your cell phone through the
DDN-888W without the need of holding it in your hand, which help avoid any
traffic violation by keeping the driver focus on the road. When you receive
a call the DDN-888W automatically switches to the Bluetooth mode; it can
also be programmed to answer calls automatically. The headunit includes an
external microphone for better performance (there is no integrated mic).
- Audio Streaming: The built-in Bluetooth audio streaming feature
allows you to stream digital audio from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone
to the DDN-888W and control the playback of the audio through the headunit's
Remote Control: The unit comes with a 44-button wireless remote
control with a numeric keypad (0-9) for direct access of chapters, tracks, and preset