External Device Controls
Input and Output Notes
Product Overview: The KW-AVX810 double-DIN multimedia unit
includes a DVD/CD receiver with a 7" motorized touch-screen monitor which is
detachable. It also has CD changer and iPod control, Bluetooth capability (with
optional adapter), HD and Satellite Radio compatibility (with optional
tuners), SD-card slot, USB port, optical digital output, A/V line input,
composite video output and rear-view camera input.
Detachable Motorized 7" TFT LCD Touch-Screen Monitor: The KW-AVX810 features a
motorized 7" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 touch-screen monitor with an adjustable viewing angle.
The pixel resolution of the display is 1440 horizontal x 234 vertical (336,960
The LCD serves as a video monitor, system information display and
touch-screen control panel. The monitor's brightness can be adjusted from -15 to
+15. You can detach the touch-screen LCD monitor and place it in its supplied
soft face case to prevent theft.
Display Angle: The
motorized display can be tilted (up) to one of seven angles.
Wallpaper: You can choose from
four background wallpapers; Metal, Sky, Bright and Plain. The wallpaper color
can be changed from blue, light-blue, red, orange, yellow, green, purple,
dark-blue, dark-green, brown, light-brown or black.
Selectable Aspect Modes: You
can choose from four aspect modes for the in-dash display:
- Regular: for 4:3 source
material, 4:3 and 16:9
pictures display with black bars on either side (16:9 images are compressed)
- Full: expands 4:3 pictures
horizontally to fill the entire width of the screen, distorting the picture
slightly but retaining full image height
- Panorama: for viewing 4:3 pictures naturally on the unit's
- Auto: the correct aspect
mode is automatically chosen based on the incoming signal
Dimmer: When 12
volts is applied to the illumination lead and the dimmer set to Auto, the
display dims. The dimmer can also be set to Off (normal brightness at
all times), On (display is always dimmed), or Dimmer Time Set (you program
the time for the dimmer to turn off an on). The unit also features 3 dimmer
levels to choose from - Bright, Middle, or Dark.
Picture Adjust: Brightness, Contrast, Color, and Tint can each be adjusted from -15 to +15.
Disc Compatibility: The JVC
KW-AVX810 supports the playback of the following disc types: DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW,
DVD+R/RW, CD-Audio, CD-R/RW and Video CD.
Compressed File Playback: The KW-AVX810 can play MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, JPEG, DivX, MPEG1, and MPEG2 files recorded on
DVD-R, DVD-RW ,DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. The disc must be recorded in ISO 9660 Level
1/Level 2, Joliet, or Romeo. MP3 and WMA files with bit rates from 32-320
kbps are supported along with IDTag3 (version 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3 or 2.4) and
WMA/WAV Tag for
album and artist information. The unit supports AAC files with bit rates of
16-320 kbps. DivX video files with resolutions 720 x
576 or less are also supported. Each disc can have a
maximum of 5000 files and 250 folders, with a maximum of 999 files per folder.
MOS-FET Amplifier: The JVC KW-AVX810 features a MOS-FET
amplifier that is CEA-2006 compliant and rated at 20 watts RMS x 4 channels in
4-ohm and 1% THD+N with a signal to noise ratio of 80 dBA.
Amplifier Gain Control:
When you are using the KW-AVX810 with factory speakers (or those rated to less
than 50 watts peak), the Amplifier Gain Control can limit the amount of power
being sent to those speakers. When the Amp Gain Control is set to low, the
volume control ranges from 0 (minimum) to 30 (maximum). When using speakers
rated higher than 50 watts peak, you can set the Amp Gain Control to high, and
the volume control will range from 0 to 50. The internal amp can also be turned
off when all the speakers are powered by outboard amplifiers.
7-Band Equalizer: Along with a flat preset, there are
8 preset EQ curves and three user
programmable fields; Hard Rock, R&B, Pop, Jazz, Dance,
Country, Reggae, Classic, User 1, User 2, and User 3.
The user presets can be adjusted to your preference and stored in memory. For
each User preset, you can independently adjust the following frequencies: 60 Hz,
150 Hz, 400 Hz, 1 kHz, 2.5 kHz, 6.3 kHz, and 15 kHz. The level of each frequency
can be adjusted from -10dB to
+10dB in 2dB increments.
Dynamic Range Compression: This
function reduces a Dolby Digital soundtrack's dynamic range so you can hear
quieter dialog without being overwhelmed by loud sections. You can choose a
setting of Auto or On.
Source Volume Control: The volume of each
source (other than FM radio) can be adjusted relative to the FM volume, so the
level is constant as you change from one input to another. The volume level of
each source can be adjusted from -12 to +12.
Source Naming: The KW-AVX810
allows you to assign names of up to 16 characters each for the A/V input, the
EXT input (connected to the CD changer input using an optional adapter), and up
to 30 AM and FM stations.
Menu Language: There are nine options for the menu language; English, Spanish, French, German,
Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, and Russian.
Remote Control: In addition to the unit's touch-panel and hard-key
controls, the KW-AVX810 comes supplied with an IR wireless remote control to
make using the multimedia headunit even easier.
External Device Controls
USB Input: The JVC KW-AVX810 features a rear-panel USB port
on a 48" pigtail. This allows you to play USB mass storage and Media Transfer
Protocol devices such as a USB thumbdrive, Digital Audio Player or portable HDD
loaded with MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, JPEG, MPEG1, and MPEG2 files. For the unit to
recognize the USB medium, it must be specified as a mass storage device
formatted using FAT 12, FAT 16, or FAT 32. The unit's USB port supports MP3
files with a bit rate of 32-320 kbps, WMA files with a bit rate of 5-320 kbps,
AAC files with bit rate of 16-320 kbps, and WAV files with a Linear PCM bit rate
of 704-1,411 kbps. For MPEG1/2 files, the maximum bit rate for video signals is
2 Mbps. The unit can recognize a total of 5,000 files and 250 folders (a folder
may contain a maximum of 999 files). This unit will recognize a total of 25
characters for file/folder names. This unit cannot recognize a USB device whose
rating is other than 5V and exceeds 500 mA. A USB cap is supplied to place over
the USB input when it's not in use.
iPod Compatible: The optional JVC KS-U30 USB Audio And Video
Cable For iPod (105KSU30, sold separately) allows you to playback and control
audio/video from your iPod on this JVC multimedia headunit. This cable also allows you
to view iPod Artwork. You can search for music by Playlist, Artist, Album,
Song, Podcast and Genre. You can also select Repeat (One/All) and Random
(Song/Album) modes. The KS-U30 cable will also charge your iPod or iPhone when connected to the JVC headunit and is
powered on. To playback video the KW-AVX810's Video Input must be set to
"iPod" in the unit's menu. The cable features a proprietary Apple iPod dock
connector on one end and a male composite video and male stereo audio RCA
connectors on other end along with a USB type-A connector. You can also
connect your iPod's USB/Docking cable to the unit's USB port for audio only
playback from your iPod. The JVC KW-AVX810 is "Made for iPod" compatible and
supports the following iPod model features, using the optional KS-U30 cable (as
of Dec. 2009):
Model ||Media Type || Control ||Display ||Charge |
|Audio ||Video ||Unit ||iPod ||Song/Artist ||Track |
|dock-connector (3 gen) ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
(4 gen) ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
|mini (1/2 gen) ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
|video (5 gen) ||Y ||Y ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|classic (80/120/160 GB) ||Y ||Y ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|nano ||1 gen ||Y ||N ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|2 gen ||Y ||N ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|3 gen ||Y ||Y ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|4 gen ||Y ||Y ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|5 gen ||Y ||Y ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|iPod touch ||1 gen ||Y ||Y ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|2 gen ||Y ||Y ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|3 gen ||Y ||Y ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|iPhone ||2G ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
|3G ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
|3GS ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
Note: If you have an older
generation iPod, you can connect it to the KW-AVX810's J-BUS port using the
optional JVC KS-PD100 iPod Interface Adapter (257KSPD100, sold separately). This
optional iPod Interface Adapter supports audio playback for the following
iPod models - iPod click-wheel (3rd gen), iPod photo (4th gen), iPod mini
(1st/2nd gen), iPod nano
(1st/2nd/3rd/4th gen), iPod video (5th gen), and iPod classic
(80/120/160GB). The KS-PD100 is not compatible with the iPod touch (1st/2nd/3rd
gen), iPod nano (5th gen), or iPhone (2G/3G/3GS). This iPod interface will also not charge
the iPod nano (4th generation). *Apple firmware updates may change
SD Card Slot: The KW-AVX810
features a front-panel SD-card slot, behind the motorized touch-panel LCD
monitor display, which will accept SD-cards up to 2GB. This unit can play JPEG, MP3, WMA, WAV, and
AAC files stored on an SD-card. You can control basic functions such as Play,
Pause, Fast Forward, Rewind and Track Skip. You can also select advance
functions such as Track Repeat, Folder Repeat, Folder Random and Random All. All
tracks on the SD-card will be played repeatedly until you change the source.
This unit supports data transfer rates up to 10Mbps and can recognize up to 5,000 files and 250 folders with a maximum of 999
files per folder. This unit will recognize a total of 25 characters for
Bluetooth Compatible: With the optional JVC KS-BTA200 Bluetooth
sold separately), this unit allows you to make and receive
cellular phone calls through your Bluetooth enabled phone, or listen to a
Bluetooth audio device. You can register up to 5 Bluetooth devices to this unit,
however, only one unit of each type can be used at a time. You can store up to 6
phone numbers as presets for one-touch dialing, dial from your Phonebook, dial
from the list of received or missed calls, or dial a number manually using the
touch panel keypad.
HD Radio: The KW-AVX810 supports HD Radio when the optional
JVC HD Radio tuner box (105KTHD300, sold separately) is connected to the
receiver's CD changer port on the rear of the unit. HD Radio Technology can
deliver high-quality digital sound. AM digital will have FM-like quality in
stereo, while FM digital will have CD-like quality with static free and clear
reception. In addition, AM/FM digital stations can offer text and data such as
artist names and song titles. Many HD Radio stations also offer more than one
channel of programming. This service is called multicasting. To find HD Radio
stations in your area, visit www.hdradio.com.
When this optional HD Radio tuner box is connected to the KW-AVX810, you will
still be able to receive conventional analog AM/FM broadcasts.
Satellite Radio: This unit supports both XM and Sirius
Satellite Radio when used with an optional satellite radio tuner and adapter, sold separately. This JVC headunit supports the SiriusConnect Universal Vehicle
tuner and JVC KS-SRA100 Sirius Satellite Radio interface (700SIRJVC1, sold
separately). The headunit also supports the XMDirect2 Universal Vehicle tuner
and CNPJVC1 XM Satellite Radio interface (700XMJVC1, sold separately).
Additionally, you can connect a Satellite Radio Plug-and-Play tuner to the unit's front-panel
Changer Controls: This unit is equipped with
JVC's J-Link CD changer control system.
Input and Output Notes
Parking Brake Detection: To prevent the displaying of video
while the vehicle is in motion, the green wire in the supplied 16-pin harness
must be connected to the vehicle's parking brake detection circuit. While the vehicle is in motion (parking brake
off), you can still view all of the other displays and menus.
Video Output: The Video Output (RCA
composite video jack) allows you to connect an optional external monitor. You can choose
one of the following monitor types for the output to the external monitor(s):
- 16:9: select this when the
aspect ratio of your monitor is 16:9
- 4:3 Letter Box: select
this when the aspect ratio of your monitor is 4:3, when viewing a
widescreen picture black bars appear on the top and bottom of the screen
- 4:3 Pan Scan: select this
when the aspect ratio of your monitor is 4:3, when viewing a widescreen
picture, the black bars do not appear; however, the left and right edges of
the picture will not be shown on screen
Audio/Video Input: The audio/video input consists of left and right RCA audio jacks and an RCA
composite video jack, allowing you to connect external equipment to this head
The audio/video input can be set to one of the following modes:
- Audio + Video: choose when connecting an A/V component like a VCR
- Audio: choose when connecting an audio component like a cassette
- iPod: select when connecting your iPod using the optional
USB/Video cable (105KSU30, sold separately).
- Navigation: displays map
from an outboard navigation system
- Off: select when no component is connected
Camera In: The Camera
input consists of a composite video connector which allows you to connect an
optional rear-view camera (sold separately). The unit features a reverse gear
signal wire, that when hooked up will switch the KW-AVX810's display to the
rear-view camera input.
Digital Out: You can
enjoy 5.1-channel sound, including Dolby Digital and DTS, when you connect this
unit's optical digital output to an external surround sound digital processor.
You can select the signal format emitted through the Digital Optical Out.
- PCM: select this when connecting an amplifier or a decoder
incompatible with Dolby Digital, DTS, or MPEG Audio or when connecting to a
- Dolby D: select this when connecting an amplifier or a decoder
compatible with Dolby Digital
- Stream: select this when connecting an amplifier or a decoder
compatible with Dolby Digital, DTS, or MPEG Audio
5V Preamp Outputs: The KW-AVX810 features five 5V
preamp outputs (Stereo Front, Stereo Rear, Mono Subwoofer). The Front and Rear
set of preamp outputs fade in and out with the fader control and speaker level
outputs on the stereo, while the Subwoofer preamp output is non-fading. The JVC
multimedia headunit provides the following preamp level controls.
- Subwoofer Level: adjusts the subwoofer output level from -6 to +8
- High Pass Filter: select Through (when subwoofer is not
connected) or On (when subwoofer is connected)
- Crossover: adjusts crossover frequency between the front/rear
speakers and the subwoofer; select from 80Hz, 120Hz, or 150Hz
OEM Steering Wheel Remote Input: The KW-AVX810
has a steering remote control jack on the preamp output harness. When used with
the optional SWI-JACK interface (127SWIJACK,
sold separately), you can retain the use
of your steering wheel and/or rear seat radio controls when replacing the
factory head unit in select vehicles. The SWI-JACK is compatible with over 95%
of the vehicles made from 1986 to the present. Compatible vehicles include many
Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda,
Hummer, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda,
Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn,
Suzuki, Toyota, and Volkswagen vehicles and Harley Davidson motorcycles. Please
consult "Outfit My Car" to see if your vehicle is compatible.
Optional Input Adapter: An optional JVC Line Input Adapter (105KSU57 or
both sold separately) may be used to provide an additional auxiliary
audio input on this unit.
This feature allows you to connect a portable audio player, such as a portable
MP3 player, to this unit as an additional audio source. The adapter connects to
the CD changer input on this unit. When the adapter is connected to this unit, a
CD changer cannot be connected.