Audio streaming [A2DP] is an audio protocol of Bluetooth technology. This profile allows for audio to be streamed wirelessly from your compatible device, such as a Smartphone, to the source unit so you can enjoy your favorite music or streaming music service such as Pandora or Spotify, wirelessly.
The Aux Input allows you to connect to the audio output of an external device such as an MP3 Player or Smartphone so you can enjoy your music through your system.
Allows our Bluetooth equipped source units to make wireless hands-free calls when paired with a Bluetooth equipped Smartphone. Communicate via the built in microphone on most of our units [or external microphone if provided] and listen thru your car’s speakers.
Built-in Preset EQ
The built-in, Preset EQ allows you to chose from preset EQ curves for a variety of music styles such as Rock or POP.
ID3 Tag allows the audio file to store and display additional data such as title, artist, album, track number and more.
Multi-Color Illumination Option
This unit allows you to choose from multi-color illumination options for backlighting the unit.
No CD Mechanism
Our units without a CD mechanism are ideal for people that take their music with them digitally. These units can play digital media files directly from SD Cards, USB Flash drives, and connect with external devices such as your Smartphone thru the Aux input or via Audio Streaming [on units with Audio Streaming built-in].
The Radio Broadcast Data System (RBDS) is the American equivalent of the Radio Data System (RDS) protocol, provides information on the radio display such as the Call Name of the station, Programing format and allows a broadcaster to send up to a 64-character message that could scroll things like sports scores, song titles, artist or album names, traffic and news across your radio’s display.
Radio Data System (RDS) provides information on the radio display such as the Call Name of the station, Programing format and allows a broadcaster to send up to a 64 character message that could scroll things like sports scores, song titles, artist or album names, traffic and news across your radio’s display.
Rear Camera Input
The Rear Camera Input is a safety and convenience feature. When you shift your vehicle into reverse, the unit automatically powers on a rear view camera [sold separately] and switches the display to show what the camera sees.
SD Memory Card Port
The SD Memory Card port will support a full size SD memory card to 32 GB and can be used for music playback as well as photo and video viewing (on source units equipped with a monitor). Most units support full size SD cards but there are a few that only accept micro SD cards.
Steering Wheel Controls (SWC)
Our Steering Wheel Control-compatible units allow you to control the functions of the radio from the buttons on your steering wheel (if equipped). This provides convenience and safety by allowing you to keep your hands on the wheel. An additional interface is required and sold separately. We recommend the Metra ASWC.
Our touchscreen panels give you access to the unit’s control functions by simply touching the function you want to use.
The USB port will support a USB flash drive up to 32 GB and can be used for music playback as well as photo and video viewing (on source units equipped with a monitor). Some units have a mini USB input but come with the adapter to convert to be able to play full size USB drives.