BLUETOOTH ENHANCEMENTS (KD-A845BT, KW-ADV65BT)
New Bluetooth technology is built-in to KD-A845BT and KW-ADV65BT for 2013 providing the user with hands-free access through the head unit to Bluetooth enabled devices. Users will be able to dial out by recent call activity for received, missed or outgoing calls. Manual echo-cancelling settings provide for better audio performance and help create a more natural conversation setting. The voice recognition functions for smart phone users are further enhanced with automatic detection through Bluetooth capabilities. Bluetooth connection also connects the smartphone to the CD receiver at all times to provide users with the option to store dialed numbers using the six key presets on the head unit. New 2013 Models KD-A645 and KD-AHD57 are also Ready for Bluetooth using JVC's optional KS-BTA100 add-on Bluetooth adapter.
RADIO TIMER (All New Models)
An all-new radio timer function is included in each new model in the 2013 JVC line-up. The radio timer will automatically change the radio station to a preset radio program on a single, daily or weekly basis and work with FM/AM/HD or a Connected Sirius Tuner.
MADE FOR IPHONE/IPOD
All new models with USB ports continue compatibility with connected iPhone and iPod devices via Apple's white USB dock connector. Connected devices play back audio with on-screen display of artist and title information. Users can also search for music by the same category layers as the iPhone or iPod structure, as well as change a setting to allow control of music track selection from the iPhone or iPod itself.
APP LINK MODE (KW-ADV65BT)
The KW-ADV65BT includes App Link Mode, a feature that enhances the user experience of certain iPhone apps with live on-screen graphic display and music/audio playback through the vehicle's speakers. Available for download on the Apple App store, the variety of compatible apps have been hand selected to enhance the driving experience including Navigation, Music Streaming, Drive Recording, and Vehicle Information Alerts, etc. For 2013, JVC will be introducing even more apps that are compatible with App Link including Navigation, POI, Music Streaming, Camcorder Viewing and Vehicle information. JVC will also be upgrading its App Link Mode feature to App Link Mode with Extended Control for iPhone devices connected via USB. This will enable the user to take advantage of additional functionality and control of their iPhone apps directly from the head unit's touchscreen. Both App Link Mode and App Link Mode with Extended control use the optional JVC KS-U30 video cable for iPhone/iPod.*
The KD-A845BT CD Receiver features two rear USB ports, gold plated Front/Rear/Subwoofer 4.8 Volt Line Outputs, a two-year manufacturer's warranty, is steering wheel remote control ready, and will be available in March at a Best Value of $189.95. JVC's KD-AHD57 has a built-in HD Radio tuner, front USB port, gold plated Front and Rear/Sub Selectable 2.5 Volt Line Outputs, a two-year manufacturer's warranty, is steering wheel remote control ready, and is available in January at a Best Value of $139.95. The KD-A645 features a front USB Port, Front and Rear/Selectable gold plated 2.5 Volt Line Outputs, and separated variable color. It will be available in January with a Best Value of $119.95 and also features a two-year manufacturer's warranty.
Two single-DIN receivers continue in the lineup from 2012 consisting of the KD-A95BT and the KD-AHD75BT. The KD-A95BT features a flip-down three line display, Built-In Bluetooth, Separated Variable Color, two rear USB ports, Digital Sound Processor with 5-Band EQ, Front/Rear/Subwoofer 4.8 Volt Line Outputs, is steering wheel remote control ready, and is currently available with a Best Value of $219.95. The single-line display KD-AHD75BT features built-in Bluetooth and HD Radio Technology, front and rear USB ports, Front/Rear/Subwoofer 2.5 Volt Line Outputs, is steering wheel remote control ready, and is available now with a Best Value of $209.95. Both models feature a two year manufacturer's warranty.
The KW-ADV65BT DVD/CD/USB receiver features a fully detachable 6.1-inch WVGA display, Built-in Bluetooth Wireless Technology with, a rear USB port with 2-way iPod control and the App Link Mode feature. App Link mode allows on-screen display and control of 18 compatible apps via a connected iPhone. This receiver is SiriusXM Ready, and is WAV/MP3/WMA compatible. The unit also features MOS-FET 50 watts x 4, 3 sets of 4V pre-outs, wireless remote, and two-year manufacturer's warranty. It is shipping now for $419.95