External Device Controls
Inputs and Outputs
Overview: The Valor Multimedia ITS-301D is a single-DIN
AM/FM/CD/DVD player with a motorized slide-down front panel featuring a 3" TFT
built-in monitor. The ITS-301D features CD/DVD playback and built-in Bluetooth
and iPod operation, as well as an SD-card slot.
LCD Monitor: The Valor Multimedia ITS-301D features a 3-inch
16:9 LCD monitor
built into its electronic slide-down front-panel. The front-panel and monitor
feature four angle adjustments so you can view the unit better. In addition, the
front-panel and monitor is removable to deter theft. The ITS-301D also comes
supplied with a hard plastic face case.
Video Setup: The ITS-301D allows you to adjust the Contrast (0-20),
Saturation (0-20), Hue (0-20), and Sharpness (0-6) of the LCD monitor.
TV Type: You can select from the following TV Types when watching a
video - 16:9 WideScreen (for 16:9 wide screen content), 4:3 LetterBox (for 4:3
content, black bars will appear on top and bottom), 4:3 PanScan (for 4:3
content, left and right edges will be cut).
Multi-Disc Playback: The Valor ITS-301D supports the following disc
types - CD-Audio, CD-R/RW, VCD, DVD-Video, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW and DVD+/- DL. This
unit is compatible with both NTSC and PAL.
MP3 File Playback: It is possible to playback MP3 files recorded onto
a CD-R or CD-RW disc or SD-card.
Parental Lock: The DVD system has a built-in parental lock feature to
prevent unauthorized person from viewing restricted disc content. DVD playback
can be limited by an 8-level rating system protected by a 4-digit password.
Equalizer Presets: The ITS-301D features four preset Equalizer Modes.
You can choose from Flat, Classic, Rock or Pop.
Bass And Treble: The unit features independent Bass and Treble
controls that can be adjusted from -7 to +7.
Dynamic Range: The Dynamic Range feature compresses the audio output
of the receiver so there is less change in volume between the loudest and
quietest passages on a disc. You can set the Dynamic Range to Off, Full, 6/8,
4/8 or 2/8.
Dual Zone: This function lets the driver listen to the AM/FM tuner
through the vehicle's speakers while the passenger in the back can watch a DVD
when the ITS-301D is connected to an external monitor.
Remote Control: The ITS-301D comes supplied with an IR wireless remote
control to operate all the major functions of the unit including Bluetooth
External Device Controls
Built-In Bluetooth: The Valor ITS-301D features built-in Bluetooth
Technology which allows you to answer and place calls from your
Bluetooth-enabled wireless phone through the Valor multimedia receiver. It works
with Bluetooth Version 2.0 (v1.2 compliant), and communicates with most
Bluetooth enabled cell-phones. The ITS-301D supports the following BT profile:
- Hands-Free Calling (HFP): You can make, receive or end phone
calls using the unit's IR wireless remote control or front-control panel. You can dial out using
the head unit's wireless remote control's numbered buttons as well as redial
a number with a simple press of a button. Incoming calls will broadcast an
audible ring tone hrough your vehicle's speakers so you know when someone is
calling. Using the supplied noise and echo-canceling external microphone,
you can carry on a mobile conversation through the vehicle's speakers
without picking up your cell-phone. The ITS-301D also features voice dial
recognition if your Bluetooth enabled mobile-phone also supports this
- Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP): The ITS-301D also supports
A2DP wireless streaming music audio from your Bluetooth-enabled device,
allowing you to listen to audio wireless from your Bluetooth compatible
mobile phone or portable MP3 player.
iPod Control: The ITS-301D has a built-in iPod control
interface which allows you to play and control your iPod through the system,
including photo and video files. Using the unit's rotary control knob, you can
sort your iPod tunes by playlist, artist, album, genre, song, or composer.
The Valor DD-858W is "Made for iPod" compatible and supports the following
iPod model features (as of Nov. 2009):
|iPod/iPhone Model||Media Type|| Control||Display||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Unit||iPod||Song/Artist ||Track |
|iPod w/ dock-connector (3rd
|iPod w/ click-wheel or
color-display (4th gen.)||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod mini (1st/2nd gen.)||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod video (5th gen.)||Y||Y||Audio only||Video only||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod classic (80/120/160 GB)||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod nano ||1st gen.||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|iPod touch||1st gen.||Y||N||Y||N||Y||Y||Y|
|3rd gen. ||N||N||N||N||N||N||N|
Note: While in Audio mode, the front panel controls of your iPod
are nonfunctional when connected to this unit. During Video/Photo mode, the
ITS-301D will not be able to control your iPod and you must use the iPod's
controls. Apple firmware updates may change functionality results.
SD-Card: The ITS-301D
features a front-panel SD-card slot for playing back MP3 audio files. The SD-card
is located behind the unit's electronic sliding front-panel. The front-panel
needs to be detached to access the SD-card slot.
Inputs and Outputs
Audio/Video Inputs: The unit has an auxiliary A/V input with RCA
composite video and stereo audio jacks. You can use this aux input for
connecting a VCR, game console, or other audio/video device.
Rear-View Camera Input: An additional composite video input is
provided, dedicated to an optional rear view camera.
Audio/Video Outputs: There is one composite video output and
a pair of stereo RCA audio outputs for feeding an audio/video signal to an
optional external monitor in your vehicle.
5-Channel Preamp Output: The unit features five 2-volt
preamp outputs (Front L/R, Rear L/R, Mono Subwoofer).