DVD/CD RECEIVER KD-AVX77/KD-AVX55 Only for KD-AVX77 For canceling the display demonstration, see page 11. For installation and connections, refer to the separate manual. INSTRUCTIONS LVT1938-006A...
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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.
CONTENTS How to read this manual: • < > indicates the variable screens/menus/ How to read this manual ......3 operations/settings that appear on the touch How to reset your unit ......... 3 panel. INTRODUCTIONS • [ ] indicates the buttons on the touch panel. •...
Playable disc type Disc type Recording format, file type, etc Playable DVD-Video * • DTS sound cannot be Region Code: 4 reproduced or emitted from Ex.: this unit. DVD-Audio/DVD-ROM DVD Recordable/Rewritable DVD-Video (DVD-R/-RW * , +R/+RW * DVD-VR* • DVD Video: UDF bridge DivX/MPEG1/MPEG2 •...
Basic operations Using the monitor panel/touch panel Touch panel (see the following pages). Most of the operations are explained using the touch panel unless mentioned otherwise. Monitor panel FLAT 15:45 02 0:01:20 Track Title QUICK MENU Artist Name Disc Title USB cable from the rear of the unit, ( 47, 51) Displays AV Menu.
While a picture is played back on the screen, the Buttons on the touch panel buttons and information on the touch panel are turned Each time you touch [KEY], the buttons shown on the off about 10 seconds after the last operation. touch panel are changed.
Source Menu Displays <PTy Search> menu. You can select a source on Source Menu. Activates/deactivates Announcement Standby Reception. ( Activates/deactivates TA Standby Current source Reception. ( Changes <IF Band Width> setting. Changes the control of iPod/iPhone device for “iPod USB.” ( Returns to the previous screen.
Using the remote controller (RM-RK252) Installing the batteries R03/LR03/AAA Insert the batteries into the remote controller by matching the polarity (+ and –) correctly. Caution: • Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type. •...
button* VOL (volume) + / – buttons* • Turns on the power. • Adjusts the volume level. • Attenuates the sound when the power is on. • Adjusts the volume of the incoming calls.* • Turns off the power. (Hold) 2nd VOL (volume) + / –...
SHIFT button MENU button* • Functions with other buttons. • DVD-Video: Shows the disc menu. • DVD-VR: Shows the Playlist screen. DISP (display) button* • VCD: Resumes PBC playback. • Closes the menu screen if currently opened. ﬁ • DISC/USB/iPod USB: Displays the buttons buttons* and information on the touch panel when a •...
Preparation Canceling the display demonstration and setting the clock Turn on the power. Ÿ Display AV Menu. Select <AV Setup>. ⁄ Cancel the demonstration. Touch <Interval> to show the setting items. Select <Off>, then touch < >. Set the clock. Select <...
AV Menu understanding You can use the AV Menu for most of the operations and settings. The available menu items shown on the touch panel depends on the selected source. The following steps are one of the fundamental procedures. • You can perform the operations/make the settings by following these steps unless mentioned otherwise. Turn on the power.
Initial: Underlined Menu item Selectable setting/item ♦ Demonstration : Cancels. ♦ : Activates the demonstration on the screen. To stop it temporarily, touch the screen. ♦ Interval : Activates the demonstration at 20 second intervals. Wall Paper You can select the background picture of the screen. For KD-AVX77: ♦...
Menu item Selectable setting/item Wallpaper Color You can select the color of the background picture. ♦ Blue, Black, Orange, Red, Green, Yellow Text Color You can select the text color. ♦ White, Black, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Purple ♦ Scroll : Cancels.
Menu item Selectable setting/item Aspect * You can change the aspect ratio of the picture. Aspect ratio of the incoming signal 16:9 ♦ 16:9 Full Suitable for 16:9 picture. ♦ Ultra Full Stretches the picture displayed in <16:9 Full> to the width of the screen. ♦...
Menu item Selectable setting/item Menu Language * Select the initial disc menu language; Initial English ( Audio Language * Select the initial audio language; Initial English ( Subtitle * Select the initial subtitle language or erase the subtitle <Off>; Initial English ( Monitor Type * Select the monitor type to watch a wide screen picture on the external monitor.
Menu item Selectable setting/item D. (Dynamic) You can enjoy a powerful sound at a low volume level while playing Dolby Digital Range Compres. software on a disc. ♦ (Compression) * Auto : Select to apply the effect to multi-channel encoded software.
Menu item Selectable setting/item Speaker Distance * You can adjust the output timing of the activated speakers (above). Adjust the speaker distance from the listening position in the range of 15 cm/ 6 inch to 600 cm/240 inch in 15 cm/6 inch step; Initial 120 cm/48 inch (for center speaker), 150 cm/60 inch (for front and rear speakers).
Menu item Selectable setting/item Program Search You can turn on and off the Programme Search. ( ♦ : Cancels. ♦ : Activates the Programme Search. DAB AF * You can turn on and off the Alternative Frequency Reception. ( ♦ : Cancels.
Menu item Selectable setting/item ♦ Beep : Cancels. ♦ : Activates the key-touch tone. ♦ Telephone Muting * : Cancels. ♦ Muting1, : Select either one which mutes the sounds while using Muting2 the cellular phone. Monitor/Sensor You can turn off the buttons and information shown on the touch panel or turn off the touch panel when no operation is done for about 10 seconds.
You can enjoy multi-channel surround playback through the front, center, surround speakers. MULTI: For multi-channel encoded sources such as Dolby Digital. (When activated, “MULTI” is shown on the screen.) Dolby Pro Logic II (Movie/Music): For 2 channel sources except for DivX/MPEG1/MPEG2 discs. •...
On the remote: Changing the <Dolby PLII Music> setting In step 3 on page 21... Select <Dolby PLII Music>. Select desired settings. <Panorama>: Select <On> to add wraparound sound effect. <Center Width>*: Adjust the center image so it may be heard only from the center speaker, only from the left/right front speaker as a “phantom”...
Select a preset sound mode suitable to the music genre. ♦ Flat (Initial), Hard Rock, R&B, Pop, Jazz, Dance, Country, Reggae, Classic, User1, User2, User3 • (For “DISC/USB”) While surround is activated, you can use Equalizer in the following case: the source is CD-DA, VCD, or MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC files and <Auto>...
Initial: Underlined Menu item Selectable setting/item Fader/Balance Fader: Dragging also makes Adjust the front and rear adjustments. speaker output balance. Balance: ♦ F06 to R06; Initial 00 (fader) Adjust the left and right ♦ L06 to R06; Initial 00 (balance) speaker output balance.
Initial: Underlined Selectable items when the source is: • TUNER : Mono, SSM, PTy Standby, PTy Code • : D. (Dynamic) Range Control, Announce Standby, Announce Code, PTy Standby, PTy Code • DISC, USB, CD-CH, iPod, Bluetooth* Repeat, Random • iPod USB : Repeat, Random, AudioBooks •...
Menu item Selectable setting/item Repeat Available items depend on the types of loaded disc and playback file. ♦ Chapter : Repeats current chapter. ♦ Title : Repeats current title. ♦ Program : Repeats current program (For DVD-VR, not available during Playlist playback).
Source Operation/setting TUNER/DAB • Storing a preset station/service manually Touch [BAND], then [ ] to tune in to the station/service you want to preset. Touch [ ], then [List]. Select a preset number. Ex.: When storing an FM station (Hold) Touch to select the band.
Source Operation/setting iPod USB Selecting a track/video from <Search Mode>* ♦ Music : Playlists, Artists, Albums, Songs, Podcasts, Genres, Composers, Audiobooks ♦ Videos : Video Playlists, Movies, Music Videos, TV Shows, Video Podcasts ♦ Shuffle Songs : Starts playback. Current track list number/total track list number of the current folder...
(KD-AVX77 only) • Firstly, use <New Pairing> in <Device Menu> to register and establish the connection with a device. Menu item Selectable setting/item Dial Menu * Select a calling method, then select the desired item to call. ♦ Redial : Shows the list of the phone numbers you have dialed. ♦...
Menu item Selectable setting/item Phone Connect* Only for the registered devices. Audio Connect* Select a device from among the registered devices, establish the connection with it. Phone Disconnect* Only for the device being connected. Audio Disconnect* Disconnect the current device before connecting another device. Delete Pairing Only for the registered devices.
Menu item Selectable setting/item Auto Connect When the unit is turned on, the connection is established automatically with... ♦ : No Bluetooth device. ♦ Last : The last connected Bluetooth device. ♦ Auto Answer : The unit does not answer the calls automatically. Answer the calls manually.
: The Bluetooth software/hardware versions* ♦ Phone Device/Audio Device : The connected device names Depends on the amplifier gain control. ( If you wish to receive more information about Bluetooth, visit the following JVC web site: <http://www.jvc.co.jp/english/car/> (English website only)
Listening to the radio A Band Touch [SRC], then select “TUNER.” B Preset number Ÿ C Sound mode Touch [BAND]. D PS (station name) for FM Radio Data System. Touch [ ] or [ ] to search for a If no PS signal is coming in, “No Name” appears. station—Auto Search.
The following features are available only for FM Radio Data System stations. Searching for FM Radio Data System programme—PTY Search You can search for your favorite programmes being broadcast by selecting the PTY code for your favorite programmes. Display <PTy Search> menu. Select a PTY code.
Activating/deactivating TA/ Tracing the same programme PTY Standby Reception —Network-Tracking Reception TA Standby Reception Indicator When driving in an area where FM reception is not To activate, touch [QUICK MENU], sufficient enough, this unit automatically tunes in to then another FM Radio Data System station of the same network, possibly broadcasting the same programme The unit will temporarily switch to Lights up...
Disc operations The disc type is automatically detected, then playback starts (for some discs, the top menu of the disc appears). If a disc does not have any disc menu, all tracks on it will be played repeatedly until you change the source or eject the disc.
Operation buttons and information on the touch panel Operation buttons and information are shown on the touch panel. • While watching playback pictures, you can display the buttons and information by touching the touch panel or moving your hand nearby. ( Ex.: While playing a DVD Video •...
Changing the operation buttons You can change the operation buttons while watching the playback pictures on the screen. • If no operation is done for about 10 seconds, the operation buttons disappear (except when a disc menu is displayed). Displays AV Menu. ∞...
Operations using the remote controller (RM-RK252) Button Stop play Stop play Start play/Pause (if pressed during play) • DivX/MPEG1/MPEG2: Start play/Pause (if pressed during play) • JPEG: Start play (Slide show: Each file is shown for a few seconds.) Show the current file until you change it if pressed during slide show.
Button Stop play Stop play Stop play Start play/Pause (if pressed Start play/Pause (if pressed Start play/Pause (if pressed during play) during play) during play) Reverse/forward track search * Reverse/forward track search * • Reverse/forward track search (No sound can be heard.)* •...
• For DivX/MPEG1/MPEG2/JPEG/MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC, Operations using the track is searched within the same folder. on-screen bar • For DVD-VR, program/playlist search is possible (DVD-Video/DVD-VR/DivX/MPEG1/MPEG2/ during Original program playback (PG)/Playlist JPEG/VCD) playback (PL). • To erase a misentry, press CLR (clear) while holding These operations are possible on the monitor using the SHIFT.
On-screen bar Ex.: DVD-Video Information Operation Disc type Elapsed playing time of the current • DVD-Video: Audio signal format type and chapter/track * channel Remaining time of the current • VCD: PBC chapter/track * Playback mode * Playback status DVD-Video: T.
Activates Dual Zone with Headphone Surround* . The DUAL ZONE SR ON indicator lights up. JVC original headphone virtual surround system. This surround will also work for the main source “DISC” if <On/Surround On> is selected. This surround does not work for DivX/MPEG1/MPEG2 discs.
On the remote: Ex.: MP3/WMA Adjust the volume through the 2nd AUDIO OUT plug. • The volume level is shown on the connected external monitor. Operate the DVD/CD player. Current folder (highlighted bar) Current folder no./total folder no. Folder list To select a different source (main source) to * If tag data includes “Jacket Picture”...
Selecting playback modes You can also change the playback modes using the playback mode selection window. Ex.: CD Text • For JPEG, Random cannot be selected. Except for JPEG: Select a playback mode. Select your desired option. The playback mode selection window: appears when OSD is pressed (see the right).
Operations using the list Using Dual Display screen While Dual Zone is on, the main source (other than “USB”) and “DISC” can be displayed at the same For discs other than DVD, VCD, and CD time. While Dual Zone is on, these operations are possible on •...
• Operation and power supply may not work as intended for some USB devices. Except for MPEG2 files recorded by JVC Everio • You cannot connect a computer to the USB ( camcorder (extension code <.mod>).
Use <New Pairing> in <Bluetooth> menu to register and establish the connection with a new device. To connect/disconnect/delete a device, Bluetooth Information: If you wish to receive more information about Bluetooth, visit the following JVC web site: <http://www.jvc.co.jp/english/car/> (English website only)
Using the Bluetooth cellular phone Switching conversation media (the unit/ To make a call, use <Dial Menu>. ( cellular phone) During a phone call conversation... When a call comes in... The source is changed to “ Bluetooth” automatically. Each time you press the button, the conversation Name and phone number (if media alternates between the...
Presetting the phone numbers You can preset up to 6 phone numbers. Display <Redial>, <Received Calls>, <Phonebook>, or <Phone Number>. Select a telephone number to store. (Hold) Select a preset number. Now “Tom” is stored into preset no. 1. To call a preset number, Using the Bluetooth audio player A Sound mode Touch [SRC], then select “Bluetooth.”...
Listening to the iPod/iPhone devices You can connect the iPod/iPhone using the following cable or adapter: Cable/adapter To operate Listen to the USB 2.0 cable (accessory of the iPod/iPhone) to the See “When connected with the USB cable” music USB cable from the rear of the unit. below.
When connected with the interface adapter Preparation: Enters player’s menu. Make sure <iPod> is selected for <External Input>. Starts playback/pauses. ¢ ]: • Reverse/forward skip • Reverse /forward search (Hold) Touch [SRC], then select “iPod.” Playback starts automatically. Ÿ ¢ Touch [ ] or [ ] to select a track.
Listening to the CD changer It is recommended to use a JVC MP3-compatible CD changer with your unit. • You can play only CDs (CD-DA) and MP3 discs. Preparation: Make sure <Changer> is selected for <External Input>. ( Ex.: While playing an MP3 disc A Disc no.
Listening to the DAB tuner Touch to display DLS. A Band Touch [SRC], then select “DAB.” B Preset number Ÿ C Sound mode Touch [BAND]. D Service label/Emsemble label E PTY code F DAB indicators /Standby Reception indicators Touch [ ] or [ ] to search for an ensemble—Auto Search.
Activating/deactivating Tracing the same Announcement Standby programme—Alternative Reception Frequency Reception (DAB Announcement Standby Reception allows the unit to switch temporarily to your favorite service • While receiving a DAB service: (announcement type). When driving in an area where a service cannot be received, this unit automatically tunes in to Announcement Standby Reception Indicator another ensemble or FM Radio Data System station...
Using other external components AV-INPUT You can connect an external component to the LINE IN/VIDEO IN plugs. • When watching the video on the external monitor, connect a monitor compatible with both NTSC and PAL. A Sound mode Touch [SRC], then select “AV-IN.” B Assigned title ( Ÿ...
EXT-INPUT You can connect an external component to the CD changer jack on the rear using the Line Input Adapter, KS-U57 (not supplied) or AUX Input Adapter, KS-U58 (not supplied). A Sound mode Touch [SRC], then select “EXT-IN.” B Assigned title ( Ÿ...
Maintenance Caution on cleaning the unit To keep discs clean Do not use any A dirty disc may not play correctly. solvent (for example, If a disc does become dirty, wipe it with thinner, benzine, a soft cloth in a straight line from center etc.), detergent, or to edge.
More about this unit Tuner (FM only) Playing DVD-VR • When selecting an item from the Playlist, the item is Storing stations in memory automatically played back repeatedly. To change to • When SSM is over, received stations are preset in another item, select it from the Playlist.
• This unit can play back the files meeting the * <.mod> is an extension code used for the MPEG2 files conditions below: recorded by JVC Everio camcorders. The MPEG2 files – Bit rate: with the <.mod> extension code cannot be played MP3/WMA: 32 kbps —...
• This unit cannot play back the following files: – MP3 files encoded with MP3i and MP3 PRO format. • If “No USB Device“ appears after removing a device, – MP3 files encoded with Layer 1/2. reattach a device or select another playback source. –...
Bluetooth operations (KD-AVX77 iPod/iPhone operations only) • You can control the following types of iPod/iPhone: (A) Connected with the USB cable: General – iPod with video (5th Generation) * • While driving, do not perform complicated operation – iPod classic * such as dialing the numbers, using phone book, etc.
* The picture displayed on the screen of the iPod/iPhone while playing back a track JVC bears no responsibility for any loss of Numbers and symbols data in an iPod/iPhone and USB mass storage class device while using this unit.
Language codes (for DVD/DivX language selection) Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Afar Persian Kazakh Norwegian Sesotho Abkhazian Finnish Greenlandic Occitan Sundanese Afrikaans Fiji Cambodian (Afan) Oromo SW Swahili Ameharic Faroese Kannada Oriya Tamil Arabic Frisian Korean (KOR) PA Panjabi Telugu...
• The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
Troubleshooting 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). •...
Symptom Remedy/Cause • SSM automatic presetting does not Store stations manually. ( work. • Static noise while listening to the Connect the antenna firmly. radio. • Disc can be neither recognized nor Eject the disc forcibly. ( played back. • Disc cannot be ejected. Unlock the disc.
Symptom Remedy/Cause • Disc cannot be played back. • Change the disc. • Record the tracks using a compliant application on the appropriate discs. ( • Add appropriate extension codes to the file names. • Noise is generated. The track played back is not a playable file format. Skip to another file.
Symptom Remedy/Cause • Phone sound quality is poor. • Reduce the distance between the unit and the Bluetooth cellular phone. • Move the car to place where you can get a better signal reception. • The sound is interrupted or skipped •...
Symptom Remedy/Cause • “Disconnect” appears on the screen. Check the connection. • “Reset01” – “Reset07” appears on Disconnect the adapter from both this unit and iPod. the screen. Then, connect them again. • “Reset08” appears on the screen. Check the connection between the adapter and this unit.
Specifications Maximum Power Output Front/Rear 50 W per channel 20 W per channel into 4 Ω, 40 Hz to Continuous Power Output Front/Rear (RMS) 20 000 Hz at no more than 0.8% total harmonic distortion 4 Ω (4 Ω to 8 Ω allowance) Load Impedance Equalizer Control Range Frequencies...
USB Standards USB 2.0 Full Speed Data Transfer Rate Full Speed Maximum 12 Mbps Low Speed Maximum 1.5 Mbps Compatible Device Mass storage class Compatible File System FAT 32/16/12 Max. Current DC 5 V 500 mA Version Bluetooth 1.2 certified Output Power +4 dBm Max.
INSTALLATION (IN-DASH MOUNTING) The following illustration shows a typical installation. If you have any questions or require information regarding installation kits, consult your JVC car audio dealer or a company supplying kits. • If you are not sure how to install this unit correctly, have it installed by a qualified technician.
When using the optional stay When installing the unit without using the sleeve In a car having the “Required space for installation” (see page 1), first remove the car radio and install the Stay (option) unit in its place. Fire wall Not included for this unit.
ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS To prevent short circuits, we recommend that you disconnect the battery’s negative terminal and make all PRECAUTIONS on power supply and speaker connections: electrical connections before installing the unit. • DO NOT connect the speaker leads of the power cord to the car battery; otherwise, the •...
CAUTION: USB cable—approx.1.2 m Before connecting the external components, make sure that the unit is turned off. USB device You can connect the following JVC components to the CD changer jack. JVC Component Model name CD changer (CD-CH) CH-X1500 etc.