Disc & USB Playback
AM/FM + Pandora Internet Radio
Bluetooth Technology: The JVC KD-R740BT is equipped with
built-in Bluetooth (version 2.1+EDR), allowing you to make and receive phone
calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from
your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain
profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles:
- Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.5 (Hands Free Profile), OPP
1.1 (Object Push Profile), PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access
- Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile), AVRCP 1.3 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with the JVC KD-R740BT. See
JVC's Bluetooth compatibility chart for a complete
list of compatible Bluetooth enabled devices.
Pairing: Your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or digital
audio player must be paired with KD-R740BT before hands-free & wireless
operation. You can register up to five Bluetooth enabled devices with the JVC
head unit. You can keep two phones connected at all times (only one can be used
during a call).
Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication: The head unit supports
Bluetooth hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. The
controls of the KD-R740BT can be used to dial a number, answer an in-coming
call, or end a call. The unit also includes an external microphone (with
mounting bracket) featuring adjustable gain, so you can carry on your side of
the conversation while listening to the caller through your vehicles speakers.
- Answering A Call: When a call comes in, a ring-tone
will be heard through your vehicle's speaker and the caller's name or phone
number will be displayed. You can answer the call from the head unit's
front-panel controls, or setup the head unit to automatically answer the
incoming call immediately or after 3/5/10 seconds. The KD-R740BT also
supports the Call Waiting function, so you can answer another incoming call
while suspending the current call you are on. Your compatible cell-phone
must also support this feature.
- Dialing A Number: Using the KD-R740BT, you can dial a phone
number in one of the following ways:
- Entering a Phone Number: Allows you to directly dial a
phone number up to 32 digits from the head unit's front-panel rotary dial.
- Speed Dialing: You can store up to 6 contacts in the memory of
this unit for speed dialing.
- Phone Book: You can dial by using the downloaded phone
book. You can download phone book data from your cell phone to the KD-R740BT.You
can search through your contacts alphabetically (A-Z) or numerically
(0-9). Up to 400 numbers can be stored for each registered cell phone.
- Call Log: The Call Log is a list of calls that have
originated from and were received by this unit that you can dial. You can
select Outgoing, Incoming, or Missed calls (up to 50 each).
- Voice Dialing: If your mobile phone supports voice
recognition, then you can dial out by voice command. Simply speak into the
Note: During a conversation, you can
switch between the Private Mode (talking directly on your cell phone) and the
Hands Free Mode.
External Microphone: The JVC KD-R740BT includes an external
microphone to carry on your side of your phone conversation and voice command
dialing. The external wired microphone offers improved audio quality versus an
integrated microphone, so you can be heard easier over noisy traffic and road
noise. You can adjust the volume level and noise cancellation of the microphone without affecting the other
sources. The external microphone features an attached 12' cable terminated by a
right-angle 3.5mm connector which plugs into the mic input on the rear-panel of
the head unit. The microphone offers an integrated mounting bracket which can be
clipped to your vehicle's sun-visor or taped to your dash. The external
microphone measures 0.525" (diameter) x 1.485" (depth).
Note: This unit does not offer an integrated front-panel
SMS: If your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone is compatible
with SMS (Short Message Service), the JVC head unit will notify you when a
message has been received. You must then use your phone to check the message.
You cannot read, edit, or send a message through this unit.
Wireless Audio Streaming (w/ Metadata Display): The JVC
KD-R740BT also supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a
Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. The KD-R740BT will be able to
control basic playback functions of your Bluetooth device's stored music; such
as Play/Pause, Skip Next/Previous, Fast Forward/Rewind and Random/Repeat. The
head unit will also display your stored music's song information; such as Artist
name and Song/Album title. The KD-R740BT also supports audio streaming of music
apps downloaded on your smartphone with metadata display and limited control.
Advanced music control of your music apps will still need be done via your
Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. When an incoming call or outgoing call is in
progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be
paused so you can take your call. Once the call is finished, your streaming
music will resume.
Siri Digital Assistant Control: When paired and connected
with an iPhone 4S or 5/5C/5S via Bluetooth (not USB), the JVC KD-R740BT has the ability
to access Siri through its front-panel control and external microphone. Simply
press the "phone command" button on theKD-R740BT to engage Siri and use the
included microphone to communicate with Siri. Siri's voice will heard through
your vehicle's speakers. All Siri functions including hands-free calling, music
search, setting reminders, text-messaging, audible navigation, and more can be
done through the head unit and its microphone. The head unit will only display
hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio information (all other functions of Siri
are only audible through the KD-R740BT; visual data will still need to be viewed
from your iPhone device).
Note: You can ask Siri to get directions to a destination
and the turn-by-turn instructions will heard through your vehicle's
speakers, while the on-screen map still displays on your iPhone 4S/5/5C/5S. The
head unit's audio is attenuated while Siri provides audible directions.
Disc & USB Playback
Disc Compatibility: The unit features a single disc player
that will playback CD-Audio, CD-Text, and finalized CD-R/CD-RW audio discs. The
unit also supports playback of MP3/WMA music files loaded onto CD-R/RW discs.
Front-Panel USB Port: The JVC KD-R740BT features a
front-panel USB 2.0 type-A port (behind a sliding cover) connection and control
of a portable USB mass-storage class (MSC) device; such as select Android
smartphones (Froyo/Gingerbread OS only), portable digital audio players, or USB
thumbdrives. The USB port
enables audio playback and control of MP3/WMA audio files stored on
portable USB mass-storage class devices. USB portable audio devices that can be
charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB port
(5V/1A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On. You cannot
connect a USB device via a USB hub or Multi-Card Reader to this unit.
MP3/WMA Playback: The JVC KD-R740BT supports the following
types of MP3 and WMA files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded onto a USB
mass storage class device.
||CD-R/RW ||USB Storage
|File System ||ISO9660 Level 1 or 2, Romeo, Joliet,
or Windows long file name ||FAT 12/16/32 |
Types || |
MP3: bit rate of
8-320kbps w/ sampling rate of 8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1,
WMA: bit rate of 32-192kbps w/ sampling rate of 32, 44.1, 48kHz
|Maximum # of
Folders/Files ||255 folders/65,025 files (255 files per
|Tags ||ID3 tag (version 1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4),
WMA tag |
Track/Folder List: The Track/Folder List displays a list of
MP3/WMA folders and tracks on a loaded CD or USB device, so you can easily
access your music. The Track/Folder List will also display the list of track
titles on a CD Text disc.
Random/Repeat Modes: The JVC KD-R740BT offers the following
Repeat and Random playback modes.
- Repeat: Track Repeat (plays the current track repeatedly), Folder
Repeat (plays all tracks of the current folder repeatedly), Off (cancels
- Random: Folder Random (plays all tracks of the current folder, then
the tracks of the next folder in random), All Random (plays all tracks of
the current disc at random), Off (cancels random function)
Resume: If you change the
source, playback also stops (without ejecting the disc or USB device). Next time you select CD
or USB for the playback source, the player will start from where it has been stopped
JVC Playlist Creator Compatible:
JVC Playlist Creator is a free Windows-based desktop software that helps
organize, manage and transfer MP3/WMA music files to your USB (MSC) device from
your PC. When you playback audio files that have been stored on your USB (MSC)
device using JVC Playlist Creator through the KD-R540, you can search a file by
song title, album name, artist name, or genre using the head unit's Quick Search
function. The JVC Playlist Creator is a Windows-based software that can be
downloaded for free from JVC's website to your PC. The JVC Playlist Creator is
compatible with the following Windows Microsoft Operating Systems.
- Windows XP Professional, Home Edition SP2 or later (32-bit)
- Windows Vista (32/64-bit)
- Windows 7 (32/64-bit)
Note: Not compatible with Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Zune, or
Off Insert/Eject: A CD disc can be inserted or ejected with
the power off. When a disc is inserted with the power off, the unit will
automatically power up and begin playback.
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. The source will change to CD, and
the disc will begin playback, even if you have another source selected at the
Mounting: For proper disc playback you must install the unit
within 30-degrees of horizontal.
iPod/iPhone Direct: The JVC KD-R740BT's front-panel USB port
can acts as an iPod/iPhone high-speed direct connection when used with the
USB/iPod cable that came with your iPod/iPhone. This USB connection allows audio playback, music navigation, information display, and charging
of select iPod/iPhone models from the JVC in-dash head unit. The head unit
supports audio playback from music stored on your iPod/iPhone or music apps
Slacker) streamed to your iPhone (not all music apps will be
- DAC Bypass: The USB connection allows your
iPod/iPhone's stored music or streamed apps to be loaded instantly to the head unit and sound
quality to be maximized through the head unit's 24-bit D/A converter, allowing
for a Signal to Noise ratio up to 105dB. The JVC head unit supports audio
playback of music, podcasts, audiobooks, and music apps stored on your iPod or
- Music Control: You can choose to operate your
iPod/iPhone through the JVC head unit's front-panel controls, from its
clickwheel/touchscreen, or via a streamed app from your iPhone.
- Head Unit Mode: From the head unit's front-panel
controls you can search for music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song,
Podcast, Genre, and Composer. Once a Playlist or Category is selected,
you can search your music alphabetically (A-Z) or numerically (0-9). The
KD-R740BT also supports Repeat (file/all) and Random (album/all)
playback functions of your iPod/iPhone. Your iPod/iPhone's clickwheel or
touchscreen remains accessible in this mode. You can also control basic
playback functions (such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track) from select
music apps streamed to your iPhone.
- iPod Mode: You can choose to navigate your iPod or
iPhone's stored music from its clickwheel or touchscreen, like you are
accustomed to during normal usage. Basic playback control (such as
Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track) can still be done through head unit for
stored music and music apps.
- External Mode: External Mode allows you to solely
navigate your connected iPod/iPhone device through its clickwheel or
touchscreen. Playback of your iPod/iPhone's stored music and streamed
music apps is supported. The head unit's iPod/iPhone controls will be
- iPod Display: The KD-R740BT will display your Apple
device's stored music and streamed music app song/artist information, when
in Head Unit and iPod mode (not in External mode), or listening to
Pandora Internet Radio. The head unit can display Track number, Elapsed
playing time, Artist name, Song/Artist title, and Station identification.
- iPod Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 1A 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 the iPad. If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge,
then the unit will not recognize it.
iPod Compatibility Chart: The JVC KD-R740BT is "Made for
iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features
(as of 9/19/2013):
| Apple Device || Generation || Tested Version || Media Type || Control Type || Display Type || Bluetooth || Charge |
| Audio || Video || Head Unit || iPod/iPhone || External mode || Pandora app || Artist/Song Text || Track Info || Phone || Audio || Siri |
| iPhone || 2G || 3.1.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || N || Y |
| 3G || 4.2.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y |
| 3GS || 5.1.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y |
| 4 || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y |
| 4S || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5 || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5C || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5S || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| touch || 1st || 2.2.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 2nd || 4.2.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || N || Y |
| 3rd || 5.1.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || N || Y |
| 4th || 6.1.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || N || Y |
| 5th || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || Y |
| nano || 1st || 1.3.1 || Y || N || Y || N || N || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 2nd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 3rd || 1.1.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 4th || 1.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 5th || 1.0.2 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 6th || 1.2 PC || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 7th || 1.02 PC || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || Y || N || Y |
| classic || 80GB || 1.1.2 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 120GB || 2.0.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| 160GB || 2.0.4 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| video || 5th || 1.3 || Y || N || Y || N || N || N || Y || Y || N || N || N || Y |
| iPad || 1 || 5.1.1 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || N || N |
| 2 || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || N || N |
| 3 || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || N || N |
| 4 || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || N || Y || Y || N |
| mini || 7.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || 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
JVC Smart Music Control (for Android): The free
JVC Smart Music Control app for Android (OS 2.2+) from Google Play is two
applications in one for the JVC KD-R740BT. It acts as a remote control via
Bluetooth with gesture and voice command for the JVC head unit; plus provides an
advanced music player for playback of music files stored on your Android when
connected to the JVC head unit via USB.
- Remote Control: The
JVC Smart Music Control app connects and controls the JVC head unit
via Bluetooth like a wireless remote control. This application can display
the JVC receiver's source information on the Android smartphone's screen,
and enables you to perform operations of the JVC head unit from your
compatible Android device via gesture or voice command. The JVC Smart Report
App lets you use finger gesture commands on your Android smartphone to
control the playback of the JVC head unit. This type of gesture control is
designed to operate the JVC head unit from your smartphone without having to
look at your smartphone. Gesture control operations include Finger tap,
Finger hold, Finger click, Finger swipe (right/left/up/down), and Finger
curve (right/left/up/down). Voice command with proximity sensor
automatically activates voice recognition when you hold your compatible
smartphone up to your mouth, so you can speak music playback commands into
the phone. Your Android smartphone must support Bluetooth SPP.
- Music Player:
By connecting the JVC CD receiver via USB to an Android smartphone that has
the JVC Smart Music Control app installed, it allows you to list and search
all of the songs stored inside the smartphone from the receiver by artist
name or album name. The JVC Smart Music Control app also analyzes all of
your songs that are in your Android smartphone, and creates a playlist
according to your mood. Once the application has completed the analysis of
the songs, simply move the on-screen "mood ball" to your current mood, and
this application will generate a list of songs that most fits your mood.
Your compatible Android smartphone must be recognized as a USB mass storage
class device; not compatible with MTP protocol.
Front-Panel Auxiliary Input: A front-panel stereo minijack
is provided to allow the connection of almost any portable audio source with a
3.5mm headphone output (great for those non-Apple/Android devices. Simply connect
your portable digital music player to the unit's front-panel auxiliary input,
and you can listen to the audio from the portable player through the speakers in
your mobile audio system. The unit's front-panel auxiliary input can be turned
On or Off.
AM/FM + Pandora Internet Radio
RDS AM/FM Tuner: The JVC KD-R740BT features a built-in RDS
AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. The Radio Data System (RDS)
feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist, title, and album
when listening to compatible AM/FM stations. You can store a total of 18 FM
stations presets and 6 AM station presets (manually or automatically). The
head unit's Radio Timer features lets you tune into a preset station at a specific time
regardless of the head unit's current source (you can activate the Radio Timer
once, daily, or turn it completely off). If an analog 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 sensitivity.
Note: You can set the built-in AM/FM tuner
between US standard and European tuning spacing.
Pandora Internet Radio: Pandora is the leading Internet
Radio music service in the United States, giving people music they love anytime,
anywhere, through personalized radio stations. The JVC KD-R740BT CD receiver
lets you playback and control the Pandora Internet Radio music service that is
being streamed to your Apple iPhone or Android smartphone. Your iPhone or
Android smartphone will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the
Internet via 3G, EDGE, or WiFi. In addition, you will need an active Pandora
music service account.
- Pandora App for iPhone: The JVC KD-R740BT provides
complete access to your Pandora account using your iPhone, via the head
unit's front-panel USB port. To access Pandora you must have an Apple iPhone
(iOS5 or later) with the latest version of the
from Apple's iTunes App Store.
- Pandora via Android: The JVC KD-R740BT lets you
playback and control Pandora Internet Radio streamed from your Android
smartphone, via Bluetooth (no hard-wired connection required). To access
Pandora from the JVC head unit, your Bluetooth-enabled Android
smartphone must have the latest version of the Pandora App from the
Google Play App Store. Your Android smartphone must support A2DP,
AVRCP, and SPP Bluetooth profiles.
Note: Access to the Pandora service will depend on the
availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your
iPhone or smartphone to connect to the Internet. Pandora is not supported in
Canada and only available in the United States.
Pandora Control: The JVC KD-R740BT will provide control over
the Pandora music service streamed to your USB-connected iPhone or
Bluetooth-enabled Android smartphone.
- Station List: You can select Pandora stations from your
Station List by date or alphabetically (A-Z).
- Create New Station: New stations can be created based on the
current songs or artists playing on Pandora.
- Skip Songs: You can skip song tracks within a station.
You cannot skip back to a previous song. Pandora limits the number of skips
- Thumbs Up/Down: You can give songs a thumbs up or
thumbs down to help Pandora personalize stations to suit your preferences.
- Bookmarking: The song or artist currently being played
can be bookmarked & stored in your Pandora account.
Information Display: The JVC KD-R740BT will display Artist,
Album, & Song information provided by the Pandora app on your iPhone or Android
24 Bit D/A Converter: The JVC KD-R740BT utilizes a 24-bit
digital to analog converter for superior sound quality.
MOSFET Amplifier: The KD-R740BT 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
CEA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the KD-R740BT
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 KD-R740BT are as follows:
- CEA2006 Specs: 20 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms,
20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Maximum Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels (200 total
Amplifier Gain Control: When you
are using the KD-R740BT 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.
2.5V/4CH Preamp Output: The KD-R740BT is equipped with two
pair of 2.5V preamp outputs (Front, Rear/SW). You can set the Rear/SW preamp
outputs for connecting a pair of full-range rear speakers (through an external
amplifier) or for connecting a subwoofer (through an external amplifier). When
set for rear speakers, the rear outputs operate with the unit's fader control.
When set for subwoofer, the outputs are non-fading.
Subwoofer Controls: When the unit's Rear/SW preamp output
is set to Subwoofer, you can set the cutoff frequency of the low-pass filter
at 55Hz, 85Hz, or 120Hz.
You can adjust the head unit's subwoofer level between -8 and +8
(separate from the main volume level).
Pro EQ: The KD-R740BT is equipped with JVC's Pro EQ. The
integrated equalizer offers 7 preset sound modes (Flat, Natural, Dynamic, Vocal Boost, Bass Boost,
& User) suitable for the music genre of your choice. The User mode allows you to manually adjust the head unit's 3-band parametric EQ
(Frequency, Level, and Q-Factor).
| Pro EQ |
| Frequency || Level || Q |
| Bass ||60, 80, 100, 200 Hz ||+/- 12 dB (-6 to +6) ||1.0, 1.25, 1.5, 2.0 |
| Midrange || 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.5
kHz || +/- 12 dB (-6 to
+6) || 0.75, 1.0, 1.25 |
| Treble ||10.0, 12.5, 15.0, 17.5
kHz ||+/- 12 dB (-6 to +6) ||Fixed |
Note: You can store Pro EQ
bass, middle and treble tone settings for each source (CD, AM/FM, Aux, USB,
iPod, Bluetooth, and Pandora).
Bass Boost: The unit's Bass Boost enhances low bass frequencies.
Loud (Loudness): This feature boosts low and high frequencies to produce a well-balanced sound at a low volume
level. You can turn this feature on or off.
Volume Adjust: The input level of each source (other than FM) is
adjustable relative to the FM radio volume, so there isn't a significant volume
difference when changing sources. Each source is individually adjustable from -5
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to
confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
Detachable Face: The JVC KD-R740BT features a
detachable face to deter theft. A hard-plastic face-case is provided. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X,
sold separately) can also be purchased for this unit. A face-fixing screw is
supplied for making the face non-detachable, if desired.
LCD: The head unit features a 14-segment, one-line LCD with
adjustable brightness and dimmer settings.
Brightness: The unit offers an adjustable display and button
illumination brightness level (0-31) for day and nighttime driving.
Display/Button Illumination Dimmer: The display/button
illumination dimmer can be set to Off (normal brightness at all times), On
(display/button illumination is always dimmed), or Auto (display dims when
12-volts is applied to the orange/white illumination lead).
Wireless Remote Control: The
KD-R740BT comes supplied with a wireless remote control (RM-RK52). The remote
contains Attenuator, Sound, Source, Tracking, and Volume functions. The
remote operates off of a single CR2025 3V Lithium-cell battery (included).
Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features
an OEM steering wheel remote control input wire (blue/yellow) within the
included wiring harness that lets you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering
wheel remote controls when used with an optional
steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately). Please consult
Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible.