Display & Remote Features
Display & Remote Features
3.4" LCD Screen: The Soundstream VR-345B features a 3.4" color LCD
screen for display of video & photo files, as well as song/artist information.
The brightness of the display can be adjusted in 3-steps (low/mid/high).
Parking Brake Detection: For safety reasons, you cannot view
a video source on the built-in monitor as long as the vehicle is in motion. In
order to display video, the brown wire of the included harness must be hardwired
into the vehicle's parking brake light circuit, and the vehicle's parking brake
must be engaged.
Fold-down Detachable Front-Panel: The unit's front-panel must be
folded-down to insert/eject a disc or SD card. You can detach the head unit's
front-panel to deter theft (face case included).
IR Remote: The Soundstream VR-345B includes an IR remote
control for wireless operation of the multimedia unit.
Steering Wheel Control Compatible: The Soundstream VR-345B
is compatible with the Axxess ASWC-1 Steering Wheel Control Interface (120ASWC1,
sold separately), so you can retain your vehicle's factory steering wheel
Disc Compatibility: The head unit's front-panel must be
folded down to insert or eject a disc. The Soundstream VR-345B supports playback of
DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, CD-Audio and CD-R/RW discs. The unit can play back MP3/WMA
music files and MP4/DivX video files recorded onto a compatible DVD-R/RW or
Front-Panel SD-Card Slot: The Soundstream VR-345B is fitted with a
front-panel SD-card slot (hidden behind fold-down front-panel) that will accept
SD/SDHC memory cards (up to 32GB). The unit supports playback of MP3/WMA music
files, MP4/DivX video files, and JPEG photo files stored
on a compatible SD/SDHC memory card.
Front-Panel USB Port: The Soundstream VR-345B is fitted with
a front-panel USB (type-A) 2.0 port for connection of a USB mass storage class
device; such as your Android smartphone (Froyo/Gingerbread OS only), digital audio player, or thumbdrive.
The unit supports playback of MP3/WMA music files, MP4/DivX video files, and JPEG photo files stored
on a compatible USB MSC device (up to 32GB).
Note: The unit's USB port does not support Apple iPod, iPhone, or
Bluetooth Technology: The Soundstream VR-345B is equipped
with built-in Bluetooth (version 2.0), 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 1.4 (Hands Free Profile),
PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access Profile).
- Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile), AVRCP 1.3 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
Pairing: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you
must pair your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the VR-345. Due
to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some mobile devices may be
incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used
with the VR-345B.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ integrated mic): The VR-345B
supports Bluetooth hands-free communication from your Bluetooth enabled mobile
phone. You can answer an incoming call from the head unit's front-panel controls
and carry on a phone conversation hands-free. An integrated front-panel
microphone carries on your side of the conversation while your car's speakers
are used to hear the other person. You can make a call by entering a phone
number from the included remote, selecting a contact from your Phonebook list,
or using the Call History Log of received/dialed/missed calls.
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Soundstream VR-345B allows you
to play back stored music and streamed music from your Bluetooth enabled
smartphone, tablet, or audio player. You can control basic music playback
functions (Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track) from the VVR-345B. Advanced music
navigation will still need to be done through your Bluetooth mobile device. This
unit does not display song/artist information from connected Bluetooth audio
devices. 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.
AM/FM Tuner: The Soundstream VR-345B is equipped with an
AM/FM tuner with manual, preset, seek, and scan tuning.
Preset Stations w/ Preset Scan: The VR-345B lets you store up to 18 FM and 12 AM
preset stations. These presets can be stored manually or automatically. You can
scan through each preset station for 5 seconds.
Seek/Scan: The built-in tuner offers both seek and scan tuning. You
can manually seek stations or scan through each station for 10 seconds.
Mono: If an analog FM stereo broadcast is hard to receive,
you can manually switch the tuner to Mono operation.
European Tuning: The tuner features selectable North America
and European tuning.
MOSFET Amplifier: The Soundstream VR-345B is equipped with a
4-channel (RMS)/52W x 4-channel (Peak) MOSFET amplifier.
4ch/2V Preamp Outputs: The VR-345B is fitted with front
& rear 2-volt RCA outputs to connect an external amplifier with fader control.
Preset EQ: Five EQ curves are preset into memory, allowing
you to recall the best preset EQ curve (User, Pop, Classic, Rock, Jazz) for
different types of music. The User mode allows you to independently adjust the
Bass & Treble.
Loudness: This function enhances low and high frequencies to
make the sound clearer lower volumes.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to
confirm button operation.
Front-Panel AV Input: The unit features a front-panel 3.5mm
audio/video input for connecting a temporary external A/V source, such as a MP3
player or game console.
Video Output: The multimedia head unit features a rear-panel composite
video output for integration of a ceiling-mounted or headrest entertainment
system in your vehicle.
Rear-View Camera Input: The Camera Input consists of a
Composite video RCA jack for connecting an optional
rear-view back-up camera (sold separately). This RCA input enables you to
connect a rear-view camera to display the area behind your vehicle. The
increased view encourages and facilitates safer driving. When an optional
rearview camera is connected to this unit, the rear view image is displayed on
the screen when your vehicle is placed in reverse gear (pink wire of harness
must be connected to reverse light wire of vehicle). Automatic video switching
takes approximately 1.9 seconds.