Drive S: The CDX-GT210 features the Drive S chassis platform. Drive S includes the CD
mechanism, audio stages, 12 V power supply, and tuner section. The CD mechanism
includes a suspension to resist shocks, a motor that draws less power, and a
fast low-current pickup that improves durability and CD playback accuracy. The
50W Peak x 4-channel S-MOSFET Power IC produces clearer, more accurate sound, less
distortion, and a higher signal-to-noise ratio than previous designs.
Detachable Face: The CDX-GT210
features a detachable face for theft prevention. The radio does not come with a
protective face case.
Disc Compatibility: The CD
receiver will play CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs.
MP3/WMA Capability: The CD
receiver will also play MP3 and WMA files stored on a CD-R or CD-RW. Below are
the following requirements for MP3/WMA playback.
- ISO: The unit is
compatible with the ISO 9660 level 1 / level 2 format, Joliet/Romeo in the
expansion format, and Multi Session.
- The Maximum number of:
- folders or albums is 150
including root and empty folders
- MP3/WMA files or tracks and
folders contained in a disc (300 if a folder/files names contain many
characters, this number may become less than 300).
- Displayable characters for a
folder/file name is 32 (Joliet), or 64 (Romeo).
- ID3 tag versions 1.0, 1.1,
2.2, 2.3, and 2.4 apply to MP3 only. ID3 tag is 15/30 characters (1.0
and 1.1) or 63/126 characters (2.2, 2.3. and 2.4). WMA tag is 63
MP3/WMA Playback Functions: The
CD receiver offers the following playback methods for MP3 and WMA files.
- Track Repeat
- Album Repeat
- Album Shuffle
- Disc Shuffle
MP3/WMA Display Information:
The CD receiver's display can display the following information - Track
number/Elapsed playing time, Disc/Artist Name, Album Number, Album Name, Track
Name, Text Information and Clock.
Note: The Album number is
displayed only when the album is changed.
Tuning: The radio allows you to
manual tune or seek tune AM/FM stations.
Local Seek Mode: This mode will
only tune in stations with very strong signals during Seek tuning.
Mono Mode: This feature allows
you improve poor FM reception by selecting a monaural signal instead of a stereo
Preset Tuning: The CDX-GT210
features 3 modes to store and receive AM/FM stations. You can store up to 6
presets in each of the following bands - FM1, FM2, FM3, AM1 and AM2.
- Best Tuning Memory (BTM): This feature selects stations with the best signals within the selected
band and stores them in order of their frequency. You can select from FM1, FM2,
FM3, AM1, and AM2.
- Manual Tuning: You can
manually tune and find your favorite radio stations one by one for FM1, FM2,
FM3, AM1, and AM2.
- Auto Tuning: You can use
the seek button to help you search quickly through the available stations
and then choose your own presets from these available stations.
Sound Setting: The CD receiver
allows you to adjust the balance, fade, and EQ settings.
- Balance: adjust left to
right from L10 to 0 to R10
- Fade: adjust front to rear
from F10 to 0 to R10
- EQ Lite: You may select one of the
following EQ presets: Xplod, Natural, Hard, Upbeat, Vocal or Custom. For
the Custom mode, you can adjust the Low (Bass) and HI (Treble) frequencies
between +10 dB to
-10 dB in 1 dB increments.
feature allows you to listen to your music clearly at love volume levels by
reinforcing the bass and treble.
Amplifier Section: The head-unit's
amplifier is CEA-2006 compliant and rated at 17 watts RMS x 4 channels at 4
No Preamp Outputs: The CDX-GT210
contains no RCA preamp outputs.
Front Panel Auxiliary Input: A
front panel stereo 3.5mm mini-jack is provided to allow the connection of a portable
audio source. Just connect your portable cassette, MD or MP3 player to this
unit, and you can listen to the audio from the portable player through the
speakers in your mobile audio system.
For flexibility of installation, this unit can be mounted between 0 (horizontal)
and 44 degrees.
Pressing the Off button once will turn off audio output, but the clock display
and face/button illumination remain on. This makes the clock display and
face/button illumination "Keyed" instead of "Unit On" only. To turn the unit off
completely, you must press the Off button for two seconds.
Note: When installing in a vehicle without an accessory power wire at the
radio location, you must turn the radio completely off (this defeats
keyed operation), or you may wire the accessory power wire of this radio
to an alternate source of accessory power to retain keyed clock and
face/button illumination operation.
Dimmer: The CDX-GT210 feature a
dimmer mode to dim the brightness of the display. You can choose from either
"Dim On" or Dim Off".
Motion Display: This feature
shows moving patterns on the display when turned on.
Auto Scroll: This feature
allows long displayed items to scroll automatically across the display when the
track is changed on a disc.
Eject: The CD disc can be
ejected with the unit powered off. The CD player will automatically reinsert the
disc if the disc is ejected and left on the lip opening of the player for