JVC KW-NT500HDT Instructions Manual

JVC KW-NT500HDT Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 GPS NAVIGATION SYSTEM SISTEMA DE NAVEGACIÓN GPS SYSTÈME DE NAVIGATION GPS KW-NT500HDT / KW-NT300 This HD Radio receiver enables: This HD Radio receiver enables: Only for KW-NT500HDT Only for KW-NT500HDT Sólo para KW-NT500HDT Sólo para KW-NT500HDT Uniquement pour le Uniquement pour le...
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing a JVC product. Please read all instructions carefully before operation, to ensure your complete understanding and to obtain the best possible performance from the unit. IMPORTANT FOR LASER PRODUCTS 1. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT 2. CAUTION: Do not open the top cover. There are no user serviceable parts inside the unit; leave all servicing to qualified service personnel.
  • Page 3 (For USA) Cautions on the monitor: CAUTION: This device and its antenna(s) must not be • The monitor built in this unit has been produced co-located or operating in conjunction with any other with high precision, but it may have some antenna or transmitter.
  • Page 4 This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency (RF) Exposure rules. This equipment has very low levels of RF energy that it deemed to comply without maximum permissive exposure evaluation (MPE). But it is desirable that it should be installed and operated keeping the radiator at least 20 cm or more away from person’...
  • Page 5: How To Forcibly Eject A Disc

    How to read this manual: • Illustrations of KW-NT500HDT are mainly used for explanation. • < > indicates the variable screens/menus/operations/settings that appear on the touch panel. • [ ] indicates the buttons on the touch panel.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents How to forcibly eject a disc .................5 Introduction ..........10 Parts identification ................10 Parts identification ................10 Installation settings ................11 Basic operations ................12 • Turning on the power ................12 • Turning off/on the screen .................12 • Setting the security password ..............12 •...
  • Page 7 Common operations on source screen ..........46 • Selecting the playback source ..............46 • Turning off the AV source .................46 Listening to the HD Radio™ broadcast (For KW-NT500HDT)....47 • Changing HD Radio reception mode ............49 • Storing stations in memory ..............49 •...
  • Page 8 Contents iPod/iPhone operations ..............66 • Selecting a track/video from menu on the iPod/iPhone ......68 Listening to iHeartRadio with the iPod/iPhone ........70 Pandora® internet radio operations ...........73 Listening to the SiriusXM Radio ............75 • Activating subscription ................75 • Storing channels in memory ..............76 •...
  • Page 9 • Searching for a phone number from phone book ........101 • Deleting the phone number memory in the unit ........102 • About mobile phone compatible with Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) ....................102 Using Bluetooth audio player ............103 Bluetooth device settings ..............104 Rear View Camera Operations .....
  • Page 10: Introduction

    Introduction Parts identification Parts identification 7 Volume knob (Eject) button/Security indicator • Adjusts the angle of the front panel Adjusts the audio volume. (☞ page xx), displays the disc or SD card insert • About the adjustable volume range, page and eject screen.
  • Page 11: Installation Settings

    Installation settings When you turn on the unit for the first time, the initial Set the installation settings (1), then press setup screen appears. [OK] (2). Turn on the ignition switch. The power is turned on, and the startup screen is displayed for about 5 seconds.
  • Page 12: Basic Operations

    Basic operations Turning on the power Setting the security password Turn on the ignition switch. Startup screen appears for about 5 seconds. You can set the startup security password as an • You can change the startup screen. (☞ page 75) antitheft measure.
  • Page 13: Changing/Clearing The Security Password

    Basic operations Changing/clearing the security Enter the same security code, then press [OK]. password Repeat steps 1 to 3 on page 12. Enter the current security code, then press [OK]. • After setting the security password, entering the security code is necessary each time you turn on the unit.
  • Page 14: Operations On The Touch Panel

    Basic operations Operations on the touch panel When items on the menu are not Scrolling the track/song information available When all the text is not shown at once... • Note that when driving, the album name and artist name are not displayed, and the song name does not scroll.
  • Page 15: Quick Menu

    Basic operations Quick menu Extending/shortening the auto antenna You can assign your frequently used features to the quick menu. It is activated from the current position When <Antenna Remote> is set to <Auto>, screen. ] is not displayed. (☞ page xx) Press Press [ ] or [...
  • Page 16: Switching Screens

    Switching screens Navigation mode ■ Map screen ■ Destination Menu Use this screen to search for a destination using one of the available search methods. ■ Settings Menu ■ Function Menu Use this screen to change the detailed Use this screen to get information about settings and get information about the your destination and the travel route.
  • Page 17 Switching screens AV mode ■ AV screen Displays the screen for the current AV source. ■ Source selection screen Use this screen to select an AV source. The AV control bar is displayed on the map screen. You can perform AV source operations using the AV control bar.
  • Page 18: Navigation System

    Use of the data is only permitted in this specific JVC incurred to you, your passengers or other road users. system. It is forbidden to extract or make further use...
  • Page 19: Basic Operations

    Home (☞ pages 17 Scale and 34) Zoom buttons Traffic information (☞ below) (only for KW-NT500HDT) Shows the AV control (☞ page 35) bar (☞ page 12) Current street Speed limit on the current street Shows the quick menu (☞ page xx)
  • Page 20: To Scroll The Map

    Basic operations To scroll the map Select categories or [ on the right of the POI that you want to be displayed on the map. The position you touched is centered on the map. • If you press a category, all items in that category are highlighted and selected.
  • Page 21: Registering Your Home/Favorite Points

    Registering your home/favorite points You can register one point as your home or 100 favorite points. Scroll the map to select the position you want to select as a destination. • To search the destination using <Destination> menu, ☞ pages xx to xx. •...
  • Page 22: Searching For A Place

    Searching for a place Setting a destination by Setting a destination using the scrolling the map <Destination> menu Scroll the map to select the position you Press want to select as a destination. (☞ page 16) Select a method to search for a destination. Home * Goes to your home.
  • Page 23: About Search Screens And Input Screens

    Searching for a place About search screens and input screens Read through the following instructions for using search screens and input screens before using <Destination> menu. To enter names, addresses, or numbers State/Province selecting screen You can change the State/Province if the selecting button appears on the screen.
  • Page 24: By Address

    Searching for a place By address <Address> Enter the house number, then select from the list. (☞ page 20) • If no data of house number for the selected street is available in the database, select [Middle of Road] or [Intersection]. Enter the city name, then select from the list.
  • Page 25: Poi Near A Place/Route

    Searching for a place POI near a place/route <Vicinity> The System has a huge database of POIs (Point Of Select a POI from the list. Interest), such as restaurants, gas stations, hospitals, etc. You can search for a POI around the place where you are now.
  • Page 26: From The List Of Poi

    Searching for a place From the list of POI <POI Name> To specify the category and sub-category Enter the POI name, then select from the list. (☞ page 20) Changes State or Province Displays POI in alphabetical Displays POI based on their order distance Displays POI in alphabetical...
  • Page 27: By Telephone Number

    Searching for a place By telephone number By coordinates <Phone> <Coordinates> Enter the telephone number (1), then select Enter the latitude and the longitude. from the list(2). (☞ page 20) Changes country The search result is displayed. • To start guidance, ☞ page xx. The search result is displayed.
  • Page 28: By Navicon

    Searching for a place By NaviCon <iPhone App> When you connect your iPhone with the “NaviCon” application installed to the system, you can manipulate the map, search and set destinations on the system using the iPhone screen. Sending registered information to the Manipulate the map on the system from system and setting as destinations “NaviCon”...
  • Page 29: How You Are Guided

    How you are guided Starting guidance to the destination or via point Select a destination or via point. (☞ pages 18 . Select a route (1), then press [OK](2). to 27) To set as destination The estimated time and distance to the destination are displayed.
  • Page 30: Changing Route Options

    How you are guided Changing route options Press Set options. Priority Select the priority for route calculation ([Fastest]: fastest route/[Shortest]: shortest route/[Freeway]:route using freeway/[Avoid Freeway]: route avoiding freeway). Toll Road Select whether to use ([Use]) or avoid ([Avoid]) these types of Ferry options to go to the destination.
  • Page 31: Canceling Guidance

    How you are guided Canceling guidance Adjusting the volume of the voice guidance • You can also adjust the volume through <Settings> - <Navigation> - <Guide> - <Guidance Volume>. (☞ page xx) EN_KW-NT500HDT_NT300[J].indb 31 EN_KW-NT500HDT_NT300[J].indb 31 12/7/2011 1:06:07 PM 12/7/2011 1:06:07 PM...
  • Page 32: About Route Guidance Screen

    How you are guided About route guidance screen Direction, distance, and estimated time of arrival (ETA) at the destination ( ) or a via point ( ) • Press to switch the information between the final destination and the nearest via point. Distance to the next turn •...
  • Page 33: Getting Information On Your Route And Places

    How you are guided Getting information on your route and places To check the entire route To confirm how your trip will go <Simulation> Press - <Function>. To check the information on the destination and via points Drive simulation starts. Select a desired point to check its detailed information.
  • Page 34: Arranging Your Route

    Arranging your route Changing the sequence of the destination/via points • Highways are always used to calculate the route if distance to a destination exceeds a certain distance. • If the destination cannot be reached without using highways, ferries, or toll roads, they are used to calculate the route without respect to the <Route>...
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Vehicle Position

    Arranging your route Adjusting the vehicle position If you find your current position is displayed on a wrong Move the cursor to the position where you place on the map, use this setting to correct your want to set as current position. position.
  • Page 36: Editing Registration Of Home/Favorite Points

    Editing registration of home/favorite points Select a registered point you want to edit. Edit the information. A Displays the name editing screen Selects your home C Displays the icon selection screen Displays the favorite point list and select one to B Displays the phone number editing screen edit on the list A To edit the name...
  • Page 37: Only For Kw-Nt500Hdt

    Using information service (Only for KW-NT500HDT) This function is available on KW-NT500HDT only, not equipped with on KW-NT300. Using the traffic information service (Total Traffic HD NET WORK Service) As the traffic information is transmitted by radio Show Congestion lines appear on the map stations, JVC cannot assume responsibility for the when you approach traffic congestion.
  • Page 38 Using information service (Only for KW-NT500HDT) This function is available on KW-NT500HDT only, not equipped with on KW-NT300. Checking the traffic information On the map From <Traffic List> Touch the traffic icon. Select a list (1), then a traffic alert (2).
  • Page 39: Using The Area Information Service (Total Traffic Hd Net Work Service)

    Using information service (Only for KW-NT500HDT) This function is available on KW-NT500HDT only, not equipped with on KW-NT300. Using the area information service (Total Traffic HD NET WORK Service) You can use the information service provided by HD Radio broadcasts.
  • Page 40: Checking The Information Of The Navigation System

    (R) position, the reverse gear signal is detected (<On>). q Information service being received (Traffic or Area information; only for KW-NT500HDT) w Resets the calibration data. The calibration does not function without the connection of GPS antenna and the speed signal lead.
  • Page 41: Initializing Navigation Settings

    Initializing navigation settings The initial settings of the navigation menu can be restored. A confirmation message appears. EN_KW-NT500HDT_NT300[J].indb 41 EN_KW-NT500HDT_NT300[J].indb 41 12/7/2011 1:06:12 PM 12/7/2011 1:06:12 PM...
  • Page 42: Navigation Menu Items

    Navigation menu items Switches the category by pressing the corresponding tab Menu items Selectable settings Initial: Underlined View Mode (☞page xx) POI Icon Selected (highlighted), Deselected (not highlighted) (☞page xx) Favorite Icon Select whether to show or hide the favorite icon on the map. Press [Enter] to display the selection screen, and then select the group of favorite icons to be displayed.
  • Page 43 Navigation menu items Menu items Selectable settings Initial: Underlined Guidance Volume* Adjust the volume of the voice guidance. (The adjustment does not affect the audio volume.) 0 to 20; Initial 10 Attention Tone* Select whether to use the attention tone, which is played before the voice guidance.
  • Page 44: Additional Information

    Additional information • The route calculated by the System is one of the How you are guided possible routes to your destination. The route is not • If GPS signal reception is poor, navigation guidance always the most appropriate one. may not be correct.
  • Page 45 Additional information List of POI icons Gas Station Entertainment Community Parking Child Service Casino Restaurant Education Museum Coffee/Desserts Government/Administration Night Club/Bar Coffee/Pastries Health/Safety Theater Desserts/Smoothie Insurance Others Finance Legal Service Recreation Multimedia Bowling Center Bank Police/Fire Golf Course Service Post Office Outdoor Shopping Religious...
  • Page 46: Av Operations

    (<Clock on Video/Screen-Off>, ☞ page 74) Turning off the AV source HD Radio Switches to the HD Radio (For KW-NT500HDT) broadcast. (☞ pages 45 to 49) Tuner Switches to the radio broadcast. (For KW-NT300) (☞ pages xx to xx)
  • Page 47: Listening To The Hd Radio™ Broadcast (For Kw-Nt500Hdt)

    Your JVC receiver will present this information to you via a listing on your radio display. Bookmark also presents QR Codes from advertisers on your radio display. Using a smartphone QR Code app, you can directly link to that advertiser’s website or other related...
  • Page 48 Listening to the HD Radio™ broadcast (For KW-NT500HDT) Station frequency currently tuned in Band PTY code for the HD Radio broadcast Only when receiving HD Radio Displays the album station: the song information artwork or the station currently received or the station logo*.
  • Page 49: Changing Hd Radio Reception Mode

    Listening to the HD Radio™ broadcast (For KW-NT500HDT) Changing HD Radio reception Storing stations in memory mode You can preset six channels for each band. Automatic presetting — SSM (Strong-station While receiving an HD Radio broadcast, you can change Sequential Memory) the reception mode —...
  • Page 50: Selecting A Preset Station

    Listening to the HD Radio™ broadcast (For KW-NT500HDT) Manual presetting Selecting a preset station Tune in to a station or channel you want to Display the preset list. preset. (☞ page 45) Band The station frequency you want to preset Display the preset list.
  • Page 51: Bookmarking The Song

    Listening to the HD Radio™ broadcast (For KW-NT500HDT) Bookmarking the song You can bookmark the current song. • If you have your device read the QR code, the bookmark information will be transferred to the device. • When the bookmark information is long and not fully...
  • Page 52: Tagging/Purchasing Your Favorite Songs From Itunes Store

    Listening to the HD Radio™ broadcast (For KW-NT500HDT) Tagging/purchasing your favorite songs from iTunes Store Some HD Radio broadcasts provide PSD (Program Step 1: Tagging the song Service Data) for a song. You can tag the song and store While receiving a song with PSD...
  • Page 53 Listening to the HD Radio™ broadcast (For KW-NT500HDT) Step 2: Transferring the tagged PSD to Step 3: Purchasing songs from iTunes your iPod/iPhone Store • iTunes 7.4 or later version is required to purchase the tagged songs. Connect the iPod/iPhone to the unit. (☞ page 59) •...
  • Page 54: Listening To The Radio (For Kw-Nt300)

    Listening to the radio (For KW-NT300) Storing stations in memory You can preset six channels for each band. Automatic presetting — SSM (Strong-station Manual presetting Sequential Memory) Tune in to a station or channel you want to preset. (☞ page 45) Band The station frequency you want to preset Select a preset number.
  • Page 55: Selecting A Preset Station

    Listening to the radio (For KW-NT300) Selecting a preset station Reducing the interference Display the preset list. Auto Increases the tuner selectivity to reduce interference noises between adjacent stations. (Stereo effect may Also changes preset stations be lost.) Wide Subject to the interference from adjacent stations, but sound quality will not be degraded and the stereo effect will remain.
  • Page 56: Disc Operations

    Disc operations Caution on volume setting: Insert a disc. Discs produce very little noise compared with other The source changes to “DISC” and playback starts. sources. Lower the volume before playing a disc to avoid damaging the speakers by the sudden increase of the output level.
  • Page 57: Playable Disc Types

    Disc operations Playable disc types Disc type Recording format, file type, etc. Playable DVD Video (Region Code: 1) * • DTS sound cannot be reproduced or output from this unit. DVD Audio DVD-ROM DVD Recordable/Rewritable DVD Video (DVD-R/-RW * , +R/+RW * DVD-VR * •...
  • Page 58 Disc operations Only for DVD Video/DVD-VR: Pressing [ ] or touching the screen shows the operating buttons and playback information on the screen. The operating buttons and playback information disappear by pressing DISP or when no operation is done for about 5 seconds.
  • Page 59 Disc operations VR playback mode—VR-PRG (program) or VR-PLAY (playlist) Audio format Playback mode Disc type Playback status (8: pause/7: stop) Program no. (or Playlist no.)/Chapter no. (or file no.)/Playing time [3 / 8] Starts playback/pauses. Hides/displays the operating buttons Stops playback. on the screen.
  • Page 60 Disc operations Playback mode Disc type Playback status (8: pause) Track no./Playing time The track information appears when it is recorded. [3 / 8] Starts playback/pauses. Selects playback modes. [4] [¢] Press: Selects track. (☞ page 55) Hold: Reverse/forward search. [Mode] Changes the settings for disc playback.
  • Page 61: Selecting Playback Modes

    Disc operations Selecting playback modes For DVD/DVD-VR For CD/MP3/WAV/WMA Playback mode Playback mode Selects Random Selects Repeat Selects Repeat playback mode playback mode playback mode • For DVD: • You cannot activate the repeat mode and the random CHAP. Repeats current chapter. mode at the same time.
  • Page 62: Settings For The Disc Playback

    Disc operations Settings for the disc playback Disc Setup items Selectable settings Initial: Underlined Menu Language Select the initial disc menu language; Initial English. (☞ also page 77) Audio Language Select the initial audio language; Initial English. (☞ also page 77) Subtitle Language Select the initial subtitle language or erase the subtitle (Off);...
  • Page 63: Sd/Usb Operations

    SD/USB operations This unit can play the MP3/WMA/AAC/FLAC/MPEG4/MPEG4-AVC H.264/WMV files stored in SD card/USB mass storage class device. • All tracks in the SD card/USB device will be played repeatedly until you change the source. • Make sure all important data has been backed up. Inserting SD card Connecting USB device You can connect a USB mass storage class device such as...
  • Page 64 SD/USB operations Audio format (MP3/WMA/AAC/FLAC) Playback mode Playback status Source type (“SD” or “USB”) (8: pause) Folder no./Track no./ Playing time Tag data appears only While playing, “Jacket when it is recorded. * picture” is shown if the file (Current folder name has the tag data including and file name appear if “Jacket picture”.
  • Page 65 SD/USB operations MPEG4/MPEG4-AVC H.264/WMV MPEG4/MPEG4-AVC H.264/WMV MPEG4/MPEG4-AVC H.264/WMV MPEG4/MPEG4-AVC H.264/WMV VR playback mode—VR-PRG (program) Audio format or VR-PLAY (playlist) Playback mode Source type Playback status (“SD” or “USB”) (8: pause) Current folder name and file name Folder no./Track no./ Playing time [3 / 8] Starts playback/pauses.
  • Page 66: Ipod/Iphone Operations

    iPod/iPhone operations Connecting iPod/iPhone Setting the iPod control mode • Use the following cables: Head Mode – To listen to the music: USB 2.0 cable (accessory of the iPod/iPhone) – To watch the video: USB Audio and Video cable for iPod/iPhone—KS-U49 (not supplied) AV IN/OUT i Pod VIDEO...
  • Page 67 When operating an iPod/iPhone, some operations loading its Artwork. may not be performed correctly or as intended. In this case, visit the following JVC web site: <http:// www.jvc.co.jp/english/car/> (English website only) EN_KW-NT500HDT_NT300[J].indb 67 EN_KW-NT500HDT_NT300[J].indb 67...
  • Page 68: Selecting A Track/Video From Menu On The Ipod/Iphone

    iPod/iPhone operations Skipping/searching while watching the Selecting a track/video from video menu on the iPod/iPhone (iPod/iPhone video playback screen) (Skipping/Searching while watching the video) Select the menu (Music or Video) (1), a category (2), then a desired item (3). Music menu: Select the item in the selected layer until a desired track starts playing.
  • Page 69 iPod/iPhone operations Video menu: Searching for items in the selected category by alphabet and number Display the first character of the title of the item you want to search for (1), then search • Available categories depend on the type of your iPod/ for an item (2).
  • Page 70: Listening To Iheartradio With The Ipod/Iphone

    Listening to iHeartRadio with the iPod/iPhone Preparation Install the latest version of the iHeartRadio application to your iPhone. What is iHeartRadio? iHeartRadio is an iPod touch/iPhone application that can deliver access to over 750 local radio stations in both AM and FM, as well as commercial-free and artist-programmed channels. All stations are streamed in high- quality AAC format.
  • Page 71 Listening to iheartradio with the iPod/iPhone Searching from the Station List Storing your favorite stations You can use the Station List screen to search for Favorite stations that were stored are displayed in the stations. Station List. (☞ left) Select [Stations]. The station currently being listened to is added to the •...
  • Page 72 Listening to iheartradio with the iPod/iPhone To delete the station from the favorite list Searching for stations in All Cities category by alphabet Select (1), and then select (2). . Select items to delete (1), and delete them Display the first character of the station you (2).
  • Page 73: Pandora® Internet Radio Operations

    Pandora® internet radio operations Preparation Install the latest version of the Pandora® application to your iPhone. • Select “Pandora” as the source. (☞ page 59) Thumb up/down indicator Playing time Playback status Station name (8: pause) Song information • Touching an information bar scrolls the text if not all of the text is shown.
  • Page 74 Pandora® internet radio operations Selecting station from the Station List About Pandora® internet radio The requirements for listening to Pandora are as Appears when Quick Mix function is activated follows: (All songs in the registered stations are played • Use an Apple iPhone or iPod touch running under randomly) Appears when the station is shared iOS3 or later.
  • Page 75: Listening To The Siriusxm Radio

    Listening to the SiriusXM Radio Before operating, connect the SiriusXM tuner (not supplied) to the expansion port on the rear of the unit. (☞ Installation/Connection Manual) Activating subscription Select “SiriusXM” as the source. (☞ page 44) SiriusXM Tuner starts updating all the SiriusXM channels. Check your Radio ID.
  • Page 76: Storing Channels In Memory

    Listening to the SiriusXM Radio Storing channels in memory Selecting on the list You can preset six channels for each band. Tune in to a station you want to preset. (☞ page 67) Display the preset list.(☞ page 69) Select a preset number you want to store. Select a category.
  • Page 77: Selecting A Channel Directly

    Listening to the SiriusXM Radio Selecting a channel directly Enter a 4-digit new code number (1), then press [OK] (2). Press: Deletes last character Hold: Deletes all characters Enter the channel number (1), then confirm (2). Enter the same code, then press [OK]. Select the category, then the channel you want to activate the channel locking.
  • Page 78 Listening to the SiriusXM Radio Activating the channel locking • When you try to receive a channel or select a channel directly by entering the channel number Display <Channel Locking> screen. with the channel locking activated, the lock code input screen appears and you cannot receive the channel until you enter the correct code.
  • Page 79 Listening to the SiriusXM Radio To clear the selection of channels with the Skipping the unwanted channels channel locking activated If you do not want to receive some channels, you can skip them. On <Mode> screen. Setting the channel skipping Activate the channel skip function.
  • Page 80: Using Other External Components

    Using other external components You can connect an external component to the LINE IN/VIDEO IN jacks. (☞ Installation/Connection Manual) ☞ Select <AV-IN> as the source. page 44) Turn on the connected component and start playing the source. Source type The following buttons appear while playing video with <AV-IN> selected as the source. Hides/displays the operating buttons on the screen.
  • Page 81: Changing Illumination Color

    Changing illumination color You can change the illumination color of the buttons on the monitor panel. Storing your own adjustments Press - <Settings>. • When variable color illumination is selected, you cannot adjust the color. After selecting a color in step 5 on the left... Adjust the color.
  • Page 82: Settings For Video Playback

    Settings for video playback Picture adjustment Changing the aspect ratio You can adjust the picture quality for video playback You can change the aspect ratio for video playback. such as DVD, iPod video, video from an external After displaying the adjustment menu in step component or camera.
  • Page 83 AV menu items Menu items Selectable settings Initial: Underlined Time Zone* Select your residential area from one of the following time zones for clock adjustment. Hawaii (UTC–10:00), Alaska (UTC–09:00), Pacific (UTC–08:00), Mountain (UTC–07:00), Central (UTC–06:00), Eastern (UTC–05:00), Atlantic (UTC–04:00), Newfoundland (UTC–03:30) Activate this if your residential area is subject to DST.
  • Page 84 AV menu items Menu items Selectable settings Initial: Underlined Antenna Remote Auto: Antenna remote output is always on. Manual: Allows user to turn on/off antenna remote output. Camera Input* On, Off (☞ page 87) AV Input You can determine the use of the LINE IN and VIDEO IN jacks. (☞...
  • Page 85: Additional Information

    Additional information • USB devices equipped with special functions such as File playback data security functions cannot be used with the unit.• Playing MP3/WMA /AAC/FLAC /WAV files Do not use a USB device with 2 or more partitions. • This unit can play back files with the extension code •...
  • Page 86 Additional information Sound signals emitted through the rear terminals Through the analog terminals (Speaker out/F OUT/R OUT) 2-channel signal is emitted. When playing multi-channel encoded disc, multi-channel signals are downmixed. • DTS sound cannot be reproduced. Language codes (for DVD language selection) Code Language Code Language Code Language...
  • Page 87: Sound Settings

    Sound Settings Setting the Sound You can set the audio effects and sound quality in the vehicle here. Set the sound when the AV source is selected. This cannot be set when the tuner is on standby. Setting Fader/Balance Press - <Settings>.
  • Page 88: Setting The Vehicle Type

    Setting the Sound Setting the vehicle type Setting the speaker configuration You can set the vehicle type here. Press - <Settings>. You can set the vehicle’s speaker configuration here. Touch <Vehicle Type>. Press - <Settings>. Touch <Speaker Settings>. Select a vehicle type and touch it. Touch a speaker to be set.
  • Page 89 Setting the Sound To change the crossover frequency of the Touch next to <Size> to set the speakers: size of the speaker. Set the front/rear speakers, crossover frequency, slope (attenuation rate) and phase of the subwoofer. Touch <Crossover>. If the size is unknown, select <16-1/2”>. If there is no speaker, select <None>.
  • Page 90: Setting The Listening Position

    Setting the Sound Setting the listening position Only when you select the front speaker and the size of the tweeter is set for the front You can select the listening position here to set a better speaker in the speaker settings, touch sound field for the people inside the vehicle.
  • Page 91 Setting the Sound To fine-tune the DTA for the listening Furthermore, if <Level> is used for the adjustment, adjust the DTA while listening to the position: sound. You can select the listening position here to set a better Repeat steps 3 and 4 to set all of the sound field for the people inside the vehicle.
  • Page 92: Setting The Preset Equalizer

    Setting the Sound Setting the preset equalizer The preset equalizer can be set by source here. Trace the equalizer curve on the screen you want to set. Select a source you want to set and press - <Settings>. Touch <Equalizer>. You can touch the central frequency to select the frequency and touch to set the...
  • Page 93: Setting The Volume Of Each Source Equal

    Setting the Sound Setting the volume of each Setting the audio effects source equal You can set various audio effects here. Set the audio effects when the AV source is selected. Set the volume of each source equal against the volume They cannot be set when the tuner is on standby (audio of a music CD.
  • Page 94 Setting the Sound The following items can be set. Menu items Selectable settings Description Bass Boost Level 3 Sets the level that the bass is boosted. Level 2 Level 1 Off* Turns Bass Boost off. Loudness Level 2 Compensates bass and treble when insufficient in quiet audio segments.
  • Page 95: Setting The Hardware

    Setting the Sound Setting the hardware Sets the built-in amplifier output and pre-out terminal output. Press - <Settings>. Touch The screen returns to <Sound Settings> menu. Touch <Others>. The following items can be set. Selectable Menu items Description settings Amplifier Turns the built-in amplifier Turns the built-in amplifier Touch an option and select it.
  • Page 96: Bluetooth Operations

    Bluetooth Information: this unit depending on the Bluetooth version of If you wish to receive more information about the device. Bluetooth, visit the following JVC web site: • This unit may not work for some Bluetooth <http://www.jvc.co.jp/english/car/> (English devices. website only) •...
  • Page 97: Using Bluetooth Device

    Bluetooth audio can be connected at a time. • To use the Bluetooth function, you need to turn on Bluetooth function of the device. The sample screen shown here depicts the KW-NT500HDT. When using the KW-NT300, the Device Name displayed is <Mode> is displayed.
  • Page 98: Connecting/Disconnecting A Registered Bluetooth Device

    Using Bluetooth device To connect Operate the Bluetooth device to connect. Select the device you want to connect. : mobile phone / : audio player / : both mobile phone Cancel PIN code (initial: 0000) and audio player • All registered devices (mobile phone and audio “Connected”...
  • Page 99: Using Bluetooth Mobile Phone

    Using Bluetooth mobile phone Receiving a call Adjusting the volume of calls/ earpiece When a call comes in/making a call... On map screen: The mobile phone control bars appear. Ends/rejects the call Decrease Increase On AV screen: Call information (if acquired) •...
  • Page 100: Switching Between Handsfree Mode And Phone Mode

    Using Bluetooth mobile phone Switching between handsfree Using the phone book/call lists mode and phone mode While talking... ] From dialed call list. ] From received call list. ] From missed call list. From phone book. • For copying the phone book, ☞ page Each time you press the button, the talking method is switched.
  • Page 101: Copying The Phone Book

    Using Bluetooth mobile phone Copying the phone book Searching for a phone number from phone book You can copy the phone book memory of a mobile phone into the unit (up to 500 memories). Display <Phone Book>. Display the first character of the name you want to search for (1), then search for a name (2).
  • Page 102: Deleting The Phone Number Memory In The Unit

    Using Bluetooth mobile phone Deleting the phone number About mobile phone compatible memory in the unit with Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) Display the phone book/call list you want to delete. (☞ page 82) When your mobile phone supports PBAP, phone book and call lists are automatically copied to the unit.
  • Page 103: Using Bluetooth Audio Player

    Using Bluetooth audio player • To activate “BT Audio” for source selection, ☞ page 75 (<Bluetooth Audio>). • To register a new device, ☞ page 79. • To connect/disconnect a device, ☞ page 80. Battery reminder (only when the information Playback mode comes from the device) Playback status...
  • Page 104: Bluetooth Device Settings

    Displays the PIN code of the unit. • To change the PIN code, press [Change], enter a new PIN code, then press [OK]. Device Name Shows the device name to be shown on the Bluetooth device — “KW-NT500HDT” or “KW-NT300”. Device Address Shows the MAC address of the unit.
  • Page 105: Rear View Camera Operations

    Rear View Camera Operations Using a rear view camera • To use a rear view camera, the reverse gear signal lead connection is required. For connecting a rear view camera, ☞ Installation/Connection Manual. Activating the rear view Displaying the picture from the camera rear view camera Press...
  • Page 106: References

    References Maintenance Caution on cleaning the unit To keep discs clean Do not use any A dirty disc may not play correctly. solvent (for If a disc does become dirty, wipe it with example, thinner, a soft cloth in a straight line from centre benzine, etc.), to edge.
  • Page 107: Troubleshooting/Error Messages

    Troubleshooting/error messages What appears to be trouble is not always serious. Check the following points before calling a service center. • For operations with the external components, refer also to the instructions supplied with the adapters used for the connections (as well as the instructions supplied with the external components). Symptoms Remedies/Causes No sound comes out of the speakers.
  • Page 108 Troubleshooting/error messages Symptoms Remedies/Causes Navigation voice cannot be heard from the Guidance volume level is set to the minimum level. Adjust speakers. it to the optimum level. (☞ page 40) The voice guidance does not come out from the Change the <Output> setting. (☞ page 40) speaker on the driver’s side.
  • Page 109 Troubleshooting/error messages Symptoms Remedies/Causes “There is no available traffic information now.” No valid traffic information is available now. Try one of the followings: • Move to the place where you can receive traffic service. • No traffic information on your route. Display the list of all traffic information.
  • Page 110 Troubleshooting/error messages Symptoms Remedies/Causes Playback does not start. • Insert the disc correctly again. • The format of files is not supported by the unit. Sound and pictures are sometimes interrupted • Stop playback while driving on rough roads. or distorted. •...
  • Page 111 Troubleshooting/error messages Symptoms Remedies/Causes While playing a track, sound is sometimes The tracks are not properly copied into the SD card/USB interrupted. device. Copy tracks again, and try again. “No Files” The SD card/USB device has no playable files. Change the SD card/USB device.
  • Page 112 Troubleshooting/error messages Symptoms Remedies/Causes “Channel Not Available” Selected channel is no longer available or is unauthorized. Select another channel or continue listening to the previous channel. “Ch Unsubscribed” Selected channel is not part of your current subscription plan. Call 1-866-635-2349 to subscribe. “Subscription updated.
  • Page 113: Specifications

    Troubleshooting/error messages Symptoms Remedies/Causes The rear view screen is not displayed when the • Check <Camera Input> setting. (☞ page 87) gear is shifted to the reverse (R) position. • Check the connection. The rear view screen is displayed when the gear Check the connections.
  • Page 114 Specifications 20 W RMS × 4 Channels at 4 Ω and Power Output ≤ 1% THD+N Signal-to-Noise Ratio 80 dBA (reference: 1 W into 4 Ω) 4 Ω (4 Ω to 8 Ω allowance) Load Impedance Equalizer Control Frequencies 62.5 Hz, 100 Hz, 160 Hz, 250 Hz, 400 Hz, Range 630 Hz, 1 kHz, 1.6 kHz, 2.5 kHz, 4 kHz, 6.3 kHz, 10 kHz, 16 kHz...
  • Page 115 Specifications Signal Detection System Non-contact optical pickup (semiconductor laser) Frequency Response DVD, fs=48 kHz/96 kHz 16 Hz to 20 000 Hz Dynamic Range 93 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio 95 dB Wow and Flutter Less than measurable limit Compatible File System FAT 32/16/12 Capacity 8 Mbytes to 32 Gbytes Data Transfer Rate...
  • Page 116 END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT END-USER TERMS The Map Data Disc (“Data”) is provided for your personal, internal use only and not for resale. It is protected by copyright, and is subject to the following terms (this “End-User License Agreement”) and conditions which are agreed to by you, on the one hand, and NAVTEQ North America, LLC (“NT”) and its licensors (including their licensors and suppliers) on the other hand.
  • Page 118 • The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the commerciales deposees par Nuance Communications, Inc. et Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by JVC ou ses partenaires aux Etats-Unis et/ou dans d’autres pays. KENWOOD Corporation is under license. Other trademarks Les autres marques sont des marques deposees par leurs and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  • Page 119 Having TROUBLE with operation? Please detach the monitor panel, then attach it Still having trouble?? USA ONLY Call 1-800-252-5722 http://www.jvc.com We can help you! EN, SP, FR 0212NSHCREJEIN © 2012 JVC KENWOOD Corporation Cover4_NT500HDT_NT3000[J]_001A.i2 2 Cover4_NT500HDT_NT3000[J]_001A.i2 2 12/6/2011 2:34:29 PM 12/6/2011 2:34:29 PM...

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