External Device Controls
Amplifier Gain Control:
When you are using the KW-XC410 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 Pwr
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 Pwr
and the volume control will range from 0 to 50.
There are four different level meter patterns. You can choose one of them, each
can be displayed for approximately 20 seconds (Level All), or the meter can be
Contrast Adjustment: The display contrast may be adjusted from 1 to 10 for optimum
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 (item number 700SIRJVC1, sold
separately). The headunit also supports the XMDirect2 Universal Vehicle tuner
and CNPJVC1 XM Satellite Radio interface (item number 700XMJVC1, sold separately).
Front Panel Auxiliary Input:
A front panel stereo 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. The input level of the auxiliary input can be adjusted from 0 to 5.
Optional Input Adapter:
An optional JVC Line Input Adapter (item # 105KSU57) or Aux Input Adapter (item
# 257KSU58) can be used to provide an additional auxiliary input on this unit.
The adapter connects to the CD changer input on the rear panel. When the adapter
is connected to this unit, neither a CD changer nor satellite radio tuner can be
3-Band EQ: This model has 12 preset
equalizer curves; Hard Rock,
R&B, Pop, Jazz, Dance Music,
Country, Reggae, Classic, Flat, and three programmable user presets. For each of
the presets you can adjust the low, mid, and high frequency level (-6 to +6),
the low and high center frequencies (60Hz,
80Hz, 100Hz, or 120Hz for low and 8kHz, 10kHz,
12kHz, or 15kHz for high), and the low and mid curve widths.
There is an EX (extra) button along with the other source buttons. You can store
your favorite station as the EX preset, then when you're listening to another
station, or even another source the EX button recalls that favorite station.
Pressing the EX button again returns you to the previous source or station.
Station Names: You can assign names to 30 radio station frequencies, AM
or FM. Each name can be up to 10 characters. A name cannot be stored for the
frequency stored in the EX button.
One Touch Operation:
Pressing a source button (CD/CD Changer, Tape/Aux, FM/AM, EX) turns the unit on and selects that source.
Dimmer: This unit is equipped with a wire that JVC calls an illumination lead,
however it acts as a dimmer lead. The dimmer can be set to Off (normal brightness at all times), Auto (display window automatically dims when your car's
dash lights are turned on), or On (display is always dimmed). Note that the amount of dimming is fixed, it cannot be adjusted, and the illumination wire must be connected for Auto operation.
Direct Track Access: You can directly access CD tracks 1-12 by pressing the station preset buttons.
Each of the six preset buttons has two numbers, 1 & 7, 2 & 8, 3 & 9, 4 & 10, 5 &
11, or 6 & 12. If a button is pressed for less than 1 second, the track corresponding to the
lower number is selected. When a preset button is pressed for more than 1 second, the track corresponding to the
higher number plus 6 is selected; this method is used to access tracks 7-12.
MP3/WMA Playback: The KW-XC410 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. The unit can recognize a total of 512 files,
200 folders, and 8 folder hierarchies.
CD Text: Song and album titles are displayed for the built-in CD player and a connected
CD changer that supports CD Text. MP3 and WMA text is also displayed.
Disc Eject Prohibit: This feature keeps the disc from ejecting even if the eject button is pushed.
Dolby B: Dolby Noise Reduction cuts tape hiss for improved sound quality.
Multi Music Scan:
You can skip up to 9 tracks, forward or backward, and automatically begin playback at the beginning of a track you want to hear.
Blank Skip: You may set this unit to skip blank sections of tape.
Repeat Play: This feature allows you to repeat the current track.
Tape Eject Prohibit: This feature keeps a cassette from ejecting even if eject button is pushed.
External Device Controls
iPod Interface: The optional KS-PD100 adapter (item number
257KSPD100) allows an iPod digital music player with a dock connector to be
connected and controlled by the KW-XC410. You'll be able to scroll through all
your playlists, albums, artists, genres, and composers directly from the head
unit. Song titles and other file information show up right on the head unit
display. The iPod is also charged while it is connected to the KW-XC410 via the
optional KS-PD100. The JVC KW-XC410 is "Made for iPod" compatible when connected
to the KS-PD100 iPod adapter and supports the following iPod model features (as
of Dec. 2009):
Model ||Media Type || Control ||Display ||Charge |
|Audio ||Video ||Unit ||iPod ||Song/Artist ||Track |
gen) ||Y ||N ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
/color-display (4 gen) ||Y ||N ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|mini (1/2 gen) ||Y ||N ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
| video (5 gen) ||Y ||N ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
GB) ||Y ||N ||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 ||N ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||Y |
|4 gen ||Y ||N ||Y ||N ||Y ||Y ||N |
|5 gen ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
| touch ||1 gen ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||Y |
|2 gen ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
|3 gen ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N ||N |
|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: The KS-PD100 is not compatible with
the iPod touch (1st/2nd gen), iPod nano (5th gen), or iPhone
(3G/3GS). This iPod interface will also not charge the iPod nano
(4th gen) without the Scosche passPORT (142IFWA, sold
separately). The adapter is made for audio file playback only,
so it will not pass video signals from video capable iPods. When
this interface is connected to the JVC receiver, you cannot
connect a CD changer. Apple firmware updates may change
CD Changer Compatibility: This unit is equipped with
JVC's J-Link 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.
In addition to basic disc navigation features, this unit has the following changer controls: direct disc access, disc intro scan, track intro scan, track repeat, disc repeat, disc random, and all disc random.