Commander Touch Vehicle Radio: The SiriusXM Commander Touch Vehicle
Radio (SXVCT1) allows you to add SiriusXM Satellite Radio to your vehicle's
factory radio or aftermarket radio through either an Aux input or the FM tuner.
Note: The SiriusXM Commander Touch Vehicle Radio (SXVCT1) will
require a SiriusXM subscription for access to the SiriusXM Satellite Radio
SiriusXM Satellite Radio Programming: The SiriusXM Commander
Touch Vehicle Radio (SXVCT1) supports SiriusXM programming with access to 175+
SiriusXM channels via subscription. Check out the most popular SiriusXM
here. SiriusXM's Xtra channels offer a
number of additional comedy & music channels as well as SiriusXM Latino; a set
of dedicated Latin music, sports & talk channels. Click
here for the
latest channel listings. Access to Xtra channels depends on subscription
Note: SiriusXM Satellite Radio operates on the XM Network.
However, you can easily add this SiriusXM tuner to an existing Sirius or XM
account for a Multi-Radio Discount Plan.
Display Controller: The SiriusXM Commander Touch Vehicle Radio
(SXVCT1) includes a Display Controller that features a full-color LCD
touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 180.
- Song/Artist Information + Album Art: The full-color touchscreen displays
album art, artist name, song title, channel logos and program information.
You can choose from 3 display modes - Auto, Day, or Night.
- Touchscreen Controls: The LCD touchscreen offers capacitive touch
controls. Simply use your finger to make selections by tapping the icons
displayed on the touchscreen. Some touchscreen icons have a double
functions, depending upon whether you tap and release the icon, or whether
you tap and hold the icon. Certain areas of the touchscreen allow you to
swipe your finger left, right, up, or down to search and make selections.
Hide-Away Tuner Module: The SiriusXM Commander Touch Vehicle
Radio (SXVCT1) includes a hide-away SiriusXM tuner module for SiriusXM Satellite
Radio reception. The SXVCT1's display controller and antenna will plug into the
hide-away tuner module, along with the Aux input or factory antenna of your head
Tuning Functions: The SiriusXM Commander Touch offers a
variety of tuning functions to help you find, select, and save the SiriusXM
Radio stations you want to listen to most.
- Channel & Category Lists: SiriusXM channels are organized into
categories to make it easier for you to find channels according to the genre
(pop, rock, comedy, etc.). When browsing the channel list, it can be viewed
in numerical order or in category order.
- Direct Tuning: A SiriusXM channel can be tuned directly by
entering the channel number from the LCD touchscreen's keypad.
- Smart Favorites: You can set up to 18 of your favorite channels so you
can easily access those channels. Channels saved as favorites remember up to
30 minutes of content that played on those favorite channels, so that when
you tune a favorite channel you can rewind up to 30 minutes.
Advanced Tuning Features: The SiriusXM Commander Touch
provides advanced tuning features to allow you to replay live content, customize
your own stations, and keep you from missing your favorite music on your
favorite SiriusXM channels.
- Instant Replay: The SXVCT1 supports the SiriusXM Instant
Replay function, so you can pause, rewind, and replay up to 60 minutes of live
content. Listen to your favorite programming over again.
- TuneMix: TuneMix plays songs in a unique mix from the
music channels you have saved as favorites, allowing you to build a single
blended music channel of 2 to 18 channels, or three blended music channels
from 2 to 6 music channels each.
- TuneStart: With the TuneStart enabled, you will hear the
beginning of the song when you tune to one of your 18 favorite music channels in
the current SiriusXM Preset Band.
Traffic & Weather Now: The Traffic and Weather Now
feature provides an up-to-date traffic and weather report for a selected city
near your location. Simply press the Traffic & Weather Now icon on the unit's
touchscreen and you'll be able to hear the latest report. Tap the icon again and
you will return to the previous channel picking up right where you left off.
Channel Lock: The channel lock feature allows you to lock access to
individual channels. A 3-digit numerical code controls access to locked.
Radio Connectivity: The SiriusXM Commander Touch Vehicle Radio
(SXVCT1) connects to your factory radio or aftermarket head unit via Aux or FM.
You can adjust the unit's output level to match your head unit's other sources.
- Auxiliary: The SXVCT is fitted with a minijack audio
output (3.5mm) to connect the unit directly to your in-dash head unit's
auxiliary input (if applicable), using the supplied stereo minijack cable.
When using the line output jack,
- FM Direct: The included FM Direct Adaptor (FMDA25)
plugs into the SXVCT's FM output (2.5mm) and directly in line with your
vehicle's existing AM/FM antenna and your factory radio's antenna input (motorola).
You will need to tune your radio to 88.1 FM. Some vehicles will require
additional antenna adapters (sold separately).
Magnetic Antenna: The SiriusXM Commander Touch Vehicle Radio
comes supplied with a magnetic antenna that is designed to be run outside of the
vehicle and mounted on the roof of your vehicle. The magnetic antenna will
adhere to your vehicle's sheet metal.
Mounting Options: The LCD touchscreen controller mounts directly to your dash, and the tuner
hides discreetly behind the dash for a fully integrated look with minimal
- Mounting the Controller: The LCD touchscreen controller can be
mounted in a variety of ways. It can simply be adhered to a dash surface
using double-sided tape or hook-and-loop tape (not included), or directly
attached to a dash surface using the included screws. The LCD touchscreen
controller has a standard AMPS mounting pattern on the back which is
compatible with many other types of mounting solutions designed for
vehicles; such as a suction cup windshield mount, a pedestal mount, a dash
mount, a vent clip mount, etc. Depending on your vehicle you may also
be able to use the included flush mount bracket for a more integrated look.
- Mounting the Tuner Module: The SiriusXM tuner module should be
installed and secured behind the dash or center console using wire-ties (not
included). Keep in mind that you will need to route several cables to the
tuner module from the LCD touchscreen controller, your factory radio, and
antenna, so allow enough clearance for the cable connections.
Note: The LCD touchscreen controller includes a flush mount
installation option which requires cutting an opening in the dash or console
of the vehicle which may or may not be suitable for your specific vehicle.
Professional installation is recommended for this type of installation.
Power/Ground Harness: The SXVCT1 comes with a wiring harness that has
four wires: +12V constant (yellow), +12V accessory (red), illumination (orange),
and ground (black). These wires will need to be hardwired in the vehicle.
USB Updateable: SiriusXM may occasionally release a system software
update for Commander Touch. The update can be installed by connecting a USB
flash drive with the software update to the microUSB port located at the bottom
of the Display Controller. A microUSB Flash Drive or a USB (type-A) flash drive
with a USB (type-A) to microUSB adapter is required (not included).
- Width = 4.1875"
- Height = 1.75"
- Depth = 0.5625"
- Cable Length = 6.5'
Hide-Away Tuner Module:
- Width = 5.1875"
- Height = 0.9375"
- Depth = 2.25"
- Width = 1.5625"
- Height = 0.6875"
- Depth = 1.875"
- Cable Length = 23'
- Width = 5.375"
- Height = 2.1875"
- Depth = 0.8125"
- Cutout = 4.3125" x 1.875" x 0.625"
- Width = 2.125"
- Height = 0.75"
- Depth = 1.0"
- Cable Lengths = 8" (male motorola), 8" (female motorola), 6' (2.5mm)