External Device Controls
MOS-FET Amplifier: The JVC CD player features a CEA-2006
compliant MOS-FET 20 Watts RMX x 4-channel amplifier in 4ohms at 1% THD+N with
an 80 dBA signal-to-noise-ratio.
DiAS Tuner: This model is equipped with JVC's Digital Intelligent Advanced Sensing tuner, offering unprecedented analog radio
performance with higher sensitivity and selectivity. You can set up to 18 FM and
6 AM stations as presets. Presets can be set manually, or automatically using
Strong-station Sequential Memory (SSM). If an FM stereo broadcast is hard to
receive, you can manually switch the tuner to "Mono" operation. You can also
switch the tuner's IF filter to Wide or Auto to increase/decrease the
Built-in HD Radio: With the
built-in HD Radio tuner, you can receive digital AM/FM broadcasts from local
stations where available. This new technology will significantly improve audio
quality and reception, as well as include information such as artist name and
song titles or traffic news, viewable on the receiver's display. HD Radio
Technology will 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. You can
setup the KD-HDW10 to search only HD Radio stations. To find HD Radio stations
in your area, visit www.hdradio.com.
MP3/WMA Playback: The KD-HDW10 can play MP3/WMA files
that have been recorded on CD-R and CD-RW discs. The disc must be recorded in
one of the following formats: ISO 9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, or Romeo. You
can directly access folders numbered 01-12 (they must be assigned two-digit
numbers when recorded). Each disc can have a maximum of 8 folder hierarchies,
folders, and no more than a total of 512 files on each disc. The unit also
supports IDTag3 (version 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3 or 2.4) for album and artist
information from MP3 or WMA files.
Direct Track Access: You can directly access CD tracks 1-12
by pressing the station preset buttons. If a preset button is pressed for less
than 1 second, the track corresponding to the number on the preset button is
selected (for tracks 1-6). When a preset button is pressed for more than 1
second, the track corresponding to the number above the preset button is
accessed (for tracks 7-12).
Preferred Setting Mode: By activating the Preferred Setting
Mode (PSM), you can set the clock, choose the time zone and daylight saving
time, select the dimmer mode, select the external component type (changer or
line input), turn on/off ID3 Tag display, set the Amplifier Gain control (high/low), and several
other operational settings.
Intelligent EQ (7-Band iEQ): This model has Rock, Classic, Pops, Hip Hop, Jazz, and
User preset EQ curves. The User preset can be adjusted to your preference and
stored in memory. For the User preset, you can independently adjust the
following frequencies: 60 Hz, 150 Hz, 400 Hz, 1 kHz, 2.4 kHz, 6 kHz, and 15 kHz.
The level of each frequency can be adjusted from -5dB to +5dB in 1dB increments.
SRS CS Automotive: SRS Circle Surround Automotive (CS Auto)
lets you experience a natural sound field anywhere in the vehicle, unlike other
sound field manipulation methods such as time delay. The SRS Circle Surround II
decoder converts a stereo signal into multichannel sound. SRS Focus elevates the
sound field to an optimal listening level, while SRS TruBass creates rich bass,
even without using a subwoofer. SRS Focus can be applied independently to front
and rear speakers. SRS TruBass can be applied independently to front and rear
speakers and the subwoofer. You can choose from the following presets:
- Type A: systems with large front speakers with tweeters
and rear deck speakers
- Type B: systems with large front speakers with tweeters
and door-mounted rear speakers
- Type C: systems with small front speakers and
door-mounted rear speakers
- User: allows you to store your own setting
Amplifier Gain Control: When you are using the KD-HDW10 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.
Subwoofer Output: In addition to the
2.5V front and rear preamp outputs, this unit has a set of 2.0V subwoofer preamp
The subwoofer output has independent level control, adjustable from 00 to 08,
and a selectable low-pass crossover. You can select a cutoff frequency of 90,
135, or 180Hz.
Disc Protection: If the ejected disc is not removed within
15 seconds, the disc is automatically inserted again into the loading slot to
protect it from dust; playback starts automatically.
Disc Resume: If you change the source, playback also stops
(without ejecting the disc). Next time you select CD for the playback source,
the disc will start from where it has been stopped previously.
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) or On (display is always dimmed).
Clock Display: While playing a CD, you can switch between
the clock display and the CD elapsed time display (the track number always
appears). While listening to the radio you can switch between the clock display
and the station frequency display. When you press the Display button during
power off, the unit will turn on, display the clock for 5 seconds, then shut
off. This can be done with the ignition on or off. In the PSM menu, the clock
can be set to display with the unit on or off, only turning off when the
ignition is turned off ("keyed" operation).
Wireless Remote Control: The KD-HDW10 comes supplied with a
wireless remote control (RM-RK50). The remote contains Power, Attenuator, Sound,
Source, Tracking and Volume functions.
External Device Controls
Optional Interface Adapter for iPod: You can connect your iPod
to the KD-HDW10 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 (3rd/4th generation), iPod
photo, iPod mini, iPod nano (1st/2nd/3rd generation), iPod video (5th
generation), and iPod classic. 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. In addition, your iPod will charge when connected to the
KS-PD100 iPod interface.
Satellite Radio: This unit supports both XM and Sirius
Satellite Radio when used with the optional Satellite Radio tuner and adapter
(sold separately. The KD-HDW10 supports the Sirius Connect Universal Vehicle
tuner and JVC KS-SRA100 Sirius Satellite Radio interface (700SIRJVC1, sold
separately). Currently there is no XM adapter available for this unit.
Changer Controls: This unit is equipped with
JVC's "J-Bus" CD changer control system. It is fully compatible with JVC's
CD/MP3 changer (257CHX1500). Other JVC CH-X series CD changers (except CH-X99
and CH-X100) can be controlled directly by this head unit, however, they are not
compatible with MP3 discs. You cannot use the KD-MK series CD changers with this
unit, even with an adapter.
Optional Input Adapter: An optional JVC Line Input Adapter
(item number 105KSU57 or 257KSU58) may be used to provide an additional
auxiliary audio only 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