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Overview: The KD-AVX44 single-DIN multimedia unit includes a CD/DVD receiver with a 3.5" monitor and touchpad controls. It also has CD changer control, built-in Bluetooth capability, built-in surround sound processing, A/V line input, A/V line output, a USB input, is satellite radio ready, and has dual zone capability.
Motorized Detachable Face-Plate With Adjustable Angle: The KD-AVX44 features a motorized slide-down, detachable faceplate with integrated 3.5" monitor. The motorized display can be tilted (up) to one of four angles. The JVC headunit also comes supplied with a hard-plastic face case for when the faceplate is detached.
3.5" Monitor: The KD-AVX44 features a 3.5" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 LCD display. The pixel resolution of the display is 960 horizontal x 220 vertical (211,200 pixels total). The LCD serves as a video monitor and system information display. The unit's LCD monitor features the following customized settings.
Wallpaper/Color: You can select the background picture of the monitor from Grid, Silk, Metal or Plain. You can also adjust the color of the background from Blue, Light-Blue, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Purple, Dark-Blue, Dark-Green, Brown, Light-Brown or Black.
Picture And Brightness Adjustment: The LCD monitor's Picture and Brightness can each be adjusted from -15 to +15.
Selectable Aspect Modes: You can choose from four aspect modes for the in-dash display:
Regular: for 4:3 source material, 4:3 and 16:9 pictures display with black bars on either side (16:9 images are compressed)
Full: expands 4:3 pictures horizontally to fill the entire width of the screen, distorting the picture slightly but retaining full image height
Auto: the correct aspect mode is automatically chosen based on the disc
Monitor Type: You can choose one of the following monitor types for the output to the external monitor(s):
16:9: select this when the aspect ratio of your monitor is 16:9
4:3 Letter Box: select this when the aspect ratio of your monitor is 4:3, when viewing a widescreen picture black bars appear on the top and bottom of the screen
4:3 Pan Scan: select this when the aspect ratio of your monitor is 4:3, when viewing a widescreen picture, the black bars do not appear; however, the left and right edges of the picture will not be shown on screen
Dimmer: When 12 volts is applied to the illumination lead and the dimmer set to Auto, the display dims. The dimmer can also be set to Off (normal brightness at all times), On (display is always dimmed), or Dimmer Time Set (you program the time for the dimmer to turn off an on).
Menu Language: There are nine options for the menu language; English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, and Russian.
Touchpad Controls: The JVC KD-AVX44 features touchpad controls for easy, soft-touch operation. The lights of the touchpad controls and monitor are turned off when no operation is done for approximately 10 seconds. The lights are turned on in the following cases - When you move your hand close to the touchpad controls, When your finger touches the touchpad controls, When you use the remote controller, When a call/text message comes in, or When the signal from an optional rear view camera comes in.
Digital to Analog Converters: For high quality audio and video performance JVC uses a 192 kHz/24-bit audio DAC and a 108 MHz/12-bit video DAC.
Disc Types: The KD-AVX44 supports the following disc types: DVD Video, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, Video CD, CD Audio, and CD-R/RW discs.
Compressed File Playback: The KD-AVX44 can play MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, JPEG, DivX, MPEG1, and MPEG2 files recorded on DVD-R, DVD-RW ,DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-R and CD-RW discs. The disc must be recorded in ISO 9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, or Romeo. MP3 and WMA files with bit rates from 32-320 kbps and AAC files with bit rates from 16-320 kbps are supported. In addition, the unit supports ID3 Tag information for MP3 (versions 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4). This unit can also show WAV, WMA and AAC Tag information. This unit supports DivX files whose resolution is 720 x 576 pixels or less and JPEG files at a resolution of 640 x 480.
Amplifier Gain Control: When you are using the KD-AVX44 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, 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, and the volume control will range from 0 to 50. The internal amp can also be turned of when all the speakers are powered by outboard amplifiers.
Preamp Outputs: In addition to the 5 volt front and rear stereo preamp outputs, this unit has single preamp outputs for the Subwoofer and center channel, each also 5 volts. The subwoofer output has independent level control, adjustable from -6 to +8, and a selectable phase setting that can be adjusted to Normal or Reverse.
Crossover: The KD-AVX44 has an internal crossover that allows you to choose Through, 80, 120, or 150 Hz. This crossover acts as a low-pass filter for the subwoofer preamp output and a high-pass filter for the other speakers (front, center, and rear) set to the Small setting.
5.1-Channel Decoding: You can enjoy 5.1-channel sound with the built-in surround processor, including Dolby Digital, DTS, and Dolby ProLogic II (movie and music). In addition to the front and rear speaker outputs, the unit features preamp outputs for front left and right, rear left and right, center, and subwoofer. Dolby ProLogic II Music also has adjustments for Panorama (depth) and Center Width.
Speaker Adjustments: The KD-AVX44 features the following speaker adjustments to customize your car audio experience.