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JVC KD-X240BT Digital Media Receiver

  • digital media receiver with AM/FM tuner (does not play CDs)
  • built-in amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
  • built-in Bluetooth for audio streaming and hands-free calling (mic included)
  • detachable face with two-line display
  • USB 1.5A connection charges devices quickly
  • plays MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, and FLAC files through USB
  • menus can be displayed in English and Spanish

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JVC KD-X240BT Digital Media Receiver

Built-in Bluetooth

Bluetooth Technology: The JVC KD-X240BT is equipped with built-in Bluetooth 3.0, allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles:

  • Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.6 (Hands Free Profile) & PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access Profile).
  • Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) & AVRCP 1.5 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).

Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the JVC KD-X240BT. Check here for the latest Bluetooth compatibility information.

Multi-Device Pairing w/ Dual Phone Connection: You can pair up to ten Bluetooth-enabled devices to the JVC head unit, with a maximum of two Bluetooth phones and one Bluetooth audio device connected at one time, making it easier to switch between devices. When an already paired Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units.

  • Secure Simple Pairing (SSP): With Secure Simple Pairing (SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the JVC KD-X240BT without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings.
  • Auto Pairing (via USB):  You can even pair your Apple iPhone (iOS 5+) or Android smartphone (running JVC Music Play App) by simply connecting it to the JVC head unit via USB and following a single prompt on the head unit’s display.

Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication (w/ External Mic): The head unit supports Bluetooth hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. And thanks to the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with wideband speech capability, the KD-X240BT provides more natural sound quality and details during wireless calls. The controls of the KD-X240BT can be used to dial a number, answer an in-coming call, or end a call. The unit also includes an external microphone (with mounting bracket) featuring adjustable gain, so you can carry on your side of the conversation while listening to the caller through your vehicles speakers. During a conversation, you can switch between the Private Mode (talking directly on your cell phone) and the Hands Free Mode.

  • Answering A Call: When a call comes in, a ring-tone will be heard through your vehicle’s speaker and the caller’s name or phone number will be displayed. You can answer the call from the head unit’s front-panel controls, or setup the head unit to automatically answer the incoming call immediately or after 1-30 seconds. The KD-X240BT also supports the Call Waiting function, so you can answer another incoming call while suspending the current call you are on. Your compatible cell-phone must also support this feature.
  • Dialing A Number: Using the KD-X240BT, you can dial a phone number in one of the following ways:
    • Enter Phone #: Allows you to directly dial a phone number up to 32 digits from the head unit’s front-panel rotary dial.
    • Preset Dialing: You can store up to 6 contacts in the memory of this unit for speed dialing.
    • Phone Book: You can download phone book data from your mobile phone to the digital media receiver. You can then dial a contact within the phonebook from the head unit’s front-panel controls. Your phonebook can be searched alphabetically or numerically.
    • Call History: The Call History is a list of calls that have originated from and were received by this unit that you can dial. You can select Outgoing, Incoming, or Missed calls.
    • Voice Dialing: If your mobile phone supports voice recognition, then you can dial out by voice command. Simply speak into the included microphone once you have activated the voice dialing function from the head unit’s front-panel.

Wireless Audio Streaming: The JVC KD-X240BT supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or audio player, plus song/artist information display. You are able to stream your stored music library on your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, as well as music apps downloaded on your smartphone to the JVC KD-X240BT for playback.

  • SBC + AAC Codecs: In addition to support for the standard SBC Bluetooth audio codec, the KD-X240BT offers support of AAC.  By supporting AAC, the KD-X240BT offers better audio performance of the music streamed from your Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad.
  • Advanced Music Browsing: In addition to basic playback functions (Play/Pause, FF/RW, Skip, Random/Repeat), the KD-X240BT lets you browse your stored music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, etc. (AVRCP 1.4 phones only; which includes Android 4.0+ and iPhone 5.0+).
  • Song/Artist Information: The head unit will also display your stored music and music app’s song information; such as Artist name and Song/Album title (not compatible with all apps).

Note: When an incoming call or outgoing call is in progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be paused so you can take your call. Once the call is finished, your streaming music will resume.

Siri Eyes Free Control: When paired to an iPhone with Siri via Bluetooth, the JVC KD-X240BT has the ability to access Siri through its front-panel control and external microphone. Simply press the “phone command” button on the KD-X240BT to engage Siri and use the included microphone to communicate with Siri. Siri’s voice will heard through your vehicle’s speakers. All Siri functions including hands-free calling, music search, setting reminders, text-messaging, audible navigation, and more can be done through the head unit and its microphone. You can even ask Siri to get directions to a destination and the turn-by-turn instructions will heard through your vehicle’s speakers, while the on-screen map still displays on your iPhone with Bluetooth; the head unit’s audio is attenuated while Siri provides audible directions.

Note: The head unit will only display hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio information (all other functions of Siri are only audible through the KD-X240BT; visual data will still need to be viewed from your iPhone device).

iPhone & Android Integration

Android Open Accessory 2.0 (AOA 2.0) Connectivity:  The JVC KD-X240BT’s front- or rear-panel USB port lets you connect your AOA 2.0 compatible Android smartphone for music playback. JVC does not guarantee operation with all Android devices. Click here for the most current list of compatible Android smartphones. There are two Android AOA 2.0 modes to choose from based on what content you want to listen to and how you want to control it.

  • Auto Mode: The JVC KD-X240BT supports Android Open Accessory 2.0 (AOA 2.0), which lets  you connect your Android  (OS 4.1+) smartphone to the KD-X240BT’s front- or rear-panel USB port and listen to stored music and music apps from your Android device through the JVC head unit. You’ll be able to control basic playback functions such as Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track. Other advanced music navigation will still be done from your Android smartphone’s touchscreen. In this mode, the head unit will not display song/artist information; only “Audio Mode” will show up on display. You’ll continue to view song/artist information from the Android device’s touchscreen. You’ll also still be able to access other functions and applications from your Android smartphone’s touchscreen, while listening to music through the head unit. If you make a call or answer a call from your smartphone while listening to music in this mode, the music will pause until you are finished with the call and then start back up again.
  • JVC Music Play App: Downloading the JVC Music Play app onto your Android (OS 4.1+) smartphone not only allows you to listen to stored music from your Android device through the JVC digital media receiver connected via USB, but it also lets you browse your Android smartphone’s music library from the head unit’s front-panel controls. You can browse your store music library by Playlist, Artist, Song, Album, or Genre. The contents of a Playlist or Category can be searched alphabetically or numerically. You can also control Play/Pause and Previous/Next track from the head unit. In addition, the head unit will display song/artist information. You can exit the JVC Music Play app to access other functions and applications of your Android smartphone, while your stored music library is still playing through your head unit. If you make a call or answer a call from your smartphone while listening to music in this mode, the music will pause until you are finished with the call and then start back up again.

Note: JVC does not guarantee operation with all Android devices.

iPhone Direct Connection: The JVC KD-X240BT’s front- or rear-panel USB port can be used to connect a Lightning-connector or 30-pin dock connector iPod/iPhone to the head unit (see chart below for compatibility). The KD-X240BT supports audio playback, music navigation, information display, and charging of your compatible Apple device. If you have a newer iPod/iPhone with the Lightning-connector, you can use JVC’s Lightning connector-to-USB cable (105KSU62, sold separately) or the Lightning-to-USB cable that came with your Apple device to connect your iPod/iPhone to the KD-X240BT. If you have an older iPod/iPhone with a 30-pin dock connector, you can will need to use the dock connector-to-USB cable that comes with your Apple device or a “Made For iPod/iPhone” 30-pin-to-USB cable (sold separately) to connect your iPod/iPhone to the KD-X240BT.

  • Head Unit Control: From the head unit’s front-panel controls you can search for stored music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, and Composer. The contents of a Playlist or Category can be searched alphabetically or numerically. The KD-X240BT also supports Repeat (file/all) and Random (album/all) playback functions of stored music on your iPod/iPhone. In addition, you’ll be able to control basic playback functions (such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track) from stored music and select music apps streamed to your Apple iPod/iPhone. You can also choose to control your Apple device from its own touchscreen, instead of the head unit.
  • Song/Artist Info: The KD-X240BT will display your iPod/iPhone’s music file information such as Track number, Elapsed playing time, Artist name, Song title, and Album title.

Note: See chart below for compatible Apple iPod, iPhone, & iPad models.

USB Charging: The head unit’s USB connection provides 1.5A of current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone or Android smartphone when your vehicle’s ignition switch is set to the ‘ACC’ or ‘On’ position (if your iPod/iPhone or Android smartphone has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it).

Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The JVC KD-X240BT is “Made for iPod/iPhone” compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of 1/4/2016):

Apple Device Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Specific Apps Display Type Bluetooth Charge
Audio Video Head Unit iPod/iPhone Pandora iHeart Radio Remote App Artist/Song Text Track Info Phone Audio Siri
iPhone
4S 9.3.5 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
SE 10.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
5/5C/5S 10.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
6/6+ 10.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
6S/6S+ 10.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
7+/7 10.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
touch
5th 9.3.5 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y
6th 10.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y
nano
7th 1.02 PC Y N Y Y N N N Y Y N Y N Y

Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn’t work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.

Internet + AM/FM Radio

Internet Radio Apps (for iPhone/Android): The JVC KD-X240BT allows you to access Pandora and iHeartRadio online music services through your USB or Bluetooth connected iPhone, or Bluetooth connected Android smartphone. Your Apple iPhone must be connected to the KD-X240BT via the Lightning or 30-pin cable supplied with your iPhone, JVC’s Lightning connector-to-USB cable (105KSU62, sold separately), or paired via Bluetooth. Your Android smartphone must support A2DP/AVRCP/SPP Bluetooth profiles and be paired with the JVC KD-X240BT. Your iPhone or Android smartphone device will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, LTE (4G), or WiFi.

  • Pandora App: The free Pandora App (either from Apple’s App Store or Google Play) lets you play music from your Pandora music service account through the JVC KD-X240BT using your USB or Bluetooth connected Apple iPhone (iOS 9.0+), or Bluetooth connected Android smartphone. The JVC KD-X240BT provides control over the Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and Song information. You can select Pandora stations from your station list and sort them by date or alphabetically. New stations can be created based on the current songs or artists playing. You can also skip song tracks within a station. You can even give songs a thumbs up/thumbs down and bookmark them on your Pandora account.
  • iHeartRadio Auto: The free iHeartRadio Auto app for JVC (either from Apple’s App Store or Google Play) lets you play music from your iHeartRadio music service account through the JVC KD-X240BT using your USB or Bluetooth Apple iPhone (iOS 8.0+), or Bluetooth connected Android smartphone (4.0+). The iHeartRadio music service provides access to more than 1,500 live radio stations from coast-to-coast (including pop, country, urban, rock, talk, and sports). The KD-X240BT will provide control over the iHeartRadio Auto app, as well as display station identification and song/artist information. From the head unit’s front-panel controls, iHeartRadio stations can be searched by the following categories (Local, Genre, City, or My Stations). The Local selection provides a list of radio stations in your local listening area. The unit also provides over 22 Genres to choose from (including pop, country, hip-hop, jazz, etc.) to help you find the right radio station for you. In addition, you can search for radio stations by City. Cities can be searched alphabetically. You can even store your favorite stations (My Stations) for easier, quicker access.

Note: Access to these Internet Radio services will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone or Android smartphone to connect to the Internet.

RDS AM/FM Tuner: The JVC KD-X240BT features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. You can store a total of 18 FM stations presets and 6 AM station presets. The radio allows you to set your AM/FM stations manually or automatically. You can also switch the tuner’s IF filter to Wide or Auto to increase/decrease the sensitivity. If an analog FM stereo broadcast is hard to receive, you can manually switch the tuner to Mono operation.

  • US or European Tuning: You can set the built-in AM/FM tuner between US standard and European tuning spacing.
  • RDS: The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to compatible AM/FM stations.
  • Radio Timer: The head unit’s Radio Timer features lets you tune into a preset station at a specific time regardless of the head unit’s current source (you can activate the Radio Timer once, daily, or turn it completely off).

USB/Aux Connectivity

USB Mass Storage Devices: The JVC KD-X240BT features a front-panel USB (type-A) port that is hidden behind a flip-out cover. The USB port enables connection of USB mass storage class (MSC) devices, like USB thumbdrives or portable digital music players. You can insert a compatible USB MSC device into the head unit’s USB port for playback, control, and song/artist display of a variety of music files.

  • Music Drive: When a mass storage class (MSC) compatible smartphone or portable digital audio player is connected to the head unit’s USB input, the unit’s Music Drive mode lets you select its internal memory or external memory (such as a microSD card) for stored music playback.
  • USB Charging: USB devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the digital media receiver’s USB port (max. 1.5A), and the vehicle’s ignition switch is set to ACC or On.

Note: Not compatible with USB hubs or card-readers.

Compressed Music Files: The JVC KD-X240BT supports the following types of music files loaded onto a compatible USB mass storage class device.

Media Type Description
File System FAT 12/16/32
Playable File Types MP3: bit rate of 8-320kbps w/ sampling rate of 8-48kHz
WMA:
bit rate of 32-192kbps w/ sampling rate of 8-48kHz
AAC:
bit rate of 8-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 8-48 kHz
WAV:
bit depth of 16-bit w/ sampling frequency of 48kHz
FLAC:
bit depth of 24-bit w/ sampling frequency of 48kHz
Maximum # of Folders/Files 999 folders/20,480 files (999 files per folder)
Tags ID3 tag (version 1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA tag

Playback & Search Functions: The JVC KD-X240BT offers a variety of playback and search functions to help you find and enjoy your music a USB memory device.

  • Track/Folder List: The Track/Folder List displays a list of music folders and tracks on a connected USB device, so you can easily access your music.
  • Repeat: Track Repeat (plays the current track repeatedly), Folder Repeat (plays all tracks of the current folder repeatedly), Off (cancels repeat function)
  • Random: Folder Random (plays all tracks of the current folder, then the tracks of the next folder in random), All Random (plays all tracks of the current USB device at random), Off (cancels random function)
  • Resume: If you change the source, playback also stops (without ejecting the USB device). Next time you USB for the playback source, the player will start from where it has been stopped previously.

Front-Panel Auxiliary Input: A front-panel stereo minijack is provided to allow the connection of almost any portable audio source with a 3.5mm headphone output. Simply connect your portable digital music player to the unit’s front-panel auxiliary input, and you can listen to the audio from the portable player through the speakers in your mobile audio system.

Audio Section

24 Bit D/A Converter: The JVC KD-X240BT utilizes a 24-bit digital to analog converter for superior sound quality.

MOSFET Amplifier: The JVC KD-X240BT is equipped with a MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you’re not pushing the limits of the amplification circuit. The power output specs for the KD-X240BT are as follows:

  • Full Bandwidth Power: 22 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20-20kHz, 1% THD)
  • Maximum Output Power: 50 watts x 4 channels (200 total watts)

Amp Gain: When you are using the KD-X240BT 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 25 (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 35.

4V/2CH Preamp Outputs + Sub Control: The KD-X240BT is equipped with two 4V preamp outputs (Rear/SW). You can set the Rear/SW preamp outputs for connecting a pair of full-range rear speakers (through an external amplifier) or for connecting a subwoofer (through an external amplifier). When set for rear speakers, the rear outputs operate with the unit’s fader control. When set for subwoofer, the outputs are non-fading with an independent level control (-50 to +10).

Subwoofer Speaker Connection: You can connect a subwoofer to this head unit without the need of a separate power amplifier. Simply connect a single subwoofer (4-8 ohm) directly to head unit’s left rear speaker leads (the right rear speaker output will be muted). The rated power output for the subwoofer speaker channel remains 22 watts. Same subwoofer controls apply, except the, subwoofer level adjustment is from -6 to+3.

Vehicle Setup: In order to optimize the sound quality in your vehicle, you can indentify the type of vehicle you have and the rear speaker location, as well as configure listening distances.

  • Car Type: Select your car type to automatically set the delay time of each speaker for timing adjustment of sound output of each channel to have the highest surround effect. Choose from Compact, Full Size Car, Wagon, Mini Van, SUV, or Off
  • Rear Speaker Location: You can indicate the location of your vehicle’s Rear speakers. Choose from Door, Rear Deck, 2nd Row, or 3rd Row.
  • DTA (Digital Time Alignment): For a better sound-stage you can select your optimal listening position. You can choose from All, Front Left, Front Right or Front. You can also select to manually fine tune the sound stage, using Digital Time Alignment (DTA) by selecting the distance (0-20′) for each individual speaker in the vehicle compared to your listening position.

Crossover Network: The JVC KD-X240BT lets you choose between a 2-way or 3-way crossover network for your car audio application.

  • 2-Way Crossover: Allows you to set high-pass and low-pass crossovers for a standard Tweeter, Front, Rear, and Subwoofer speaker setup.
    • Speaker Size: select which size speakers are in your vehicle.
      • Tweeter: Small, Medium, Large, or None
      • Front & Rear: 3.5″, 4″, 4.75″, 5″, 6.5″, 6.75″, 7″, 4×6″, 5×7″, 6×8″, 6×9″, 7×10″ or None
      • Subwoofer: 6.5″, 8″, 10″, 12″, 15″ or greater, None
    • X’Over: Select the high pass or low pass crossover settings for your speakers.
      • Tweeter: high pass filter (HPF)
        • Frequency: 1kHz, 1.6kHz, 2.5kHz, 4kHz, 5kHz, 6.3kHz, 8kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz
        • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
      • Front & Rear: high pass filter (HPF)
        • Frequency: 30Hz, 40Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz, 250Hz, Through (Full-Range)
        • Slope: -6dB, -12dB, -18dB, -24dB
        • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
      • Sub: low pass filter (LPF)
        • Frequency: 30Hz, 40Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz, 250Hz, Through (Full-Range)
        • Slope: -6dB, -12dB, -18dB, -24dB
        • Phase: Reverse (180°), Normal (0°)
        • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
  • 3-Way Crossover: Allows you to set high-pass and low-pass crossovers for a complex 3-way speaker system with Highs, Mids, and Sub.
    • Speaker Size: select which size speakers are in your vehicle.
      • Tweeter: Small, Medium, Large, or None
      • Midrange: 3.5″, 4″, 4.75″, 5″, 6.5″, 6.75″, 7″, 4×6″, 5×7″, 6×8″, or 6×9″
      • Woofer: 6.5″, 8″, 10″, 12″, 15″ or greater, None
    • X’Over: Select the high pass or low pass crossover settings for your speakers.
      • Tweeter: high pass filter (HPF)
        • HPF Frequency: 1kHz, 1.6kHz, 2.5kHz, 4kHz, 5kHz, 6.3kHz, 8kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz
        • Slope: -6dB, -12dB
        • Phase: Reverse (180°), Normal (0°)
        • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
      • Midrange: high pass filter (HPF) & low pass filter (LPF)
        • HPF Frequency:  30Hz, 40Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz, 250Hz, Through (Full-Range)
        • LPF Frequency: 1kHz, 1.6kHz, 2.5kHz, 4kHz, 5kHz, 6.3kHz, 8kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz
        • Slope: -6dB, -12dB
        • Phase: Reverse (180°), Normal (0°)
        • Gain: -8 to 0 dB
      • Woofer: low pass filter (LPF)
        • LPF Frequency:  30Hz, 40Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz, 70Hz, 80Hz, 90Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz, 180Hz, 220Hz, 250Hz, Through (Full-Range)
        • Slope: -6dB, -12dB
        • Phase: Reverse (180°), Normal (0°)
        • Gain: -8 to 0 dB

Equalizer: The JVC KD-X240BT is equipped with 8 EQ presets, an Easy EQ (3-band), a Pro EQ (13-band), and a Vol Link EQ. Choose the one that best fits your type of music listening.

  • EQ Preset: You can choose between the following EQ presets – Flat, Hard Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz, Classical, DRVN, & User. The DRVN EQ preset helps you hear your music over road noise; it boosts certain frequencies ranges that becomes hard to hear due to road noise.The User mode allows you to select either the 3-band Easy EQ or 13-Band Pro EQ.
  • Easy EQ: The head unit’s Easy EQ consists of a 3-band equalizer (Treble, Mid, & Bass). You can adjust the Treble, Mid, & Bass from -9 to +9.
  • Pro EQ: The units Pro EQ consists of a 13-band equalizer (62.5Hz, 100Hz, 160Hz, 250Hz, 400Hz, 630Hz, 1kHz, 1.6kHz, 2.5kHz, 4kHz, 6.3kHz, 10kHz, & 16kHz). Each frequency can be adjusted from -9 to +9. You can also adjust the Q-Factor of each frequency to 1.35, 1.50, or 2.0.
  • Vol Link EQ: The Vol Link EQ features boosts certain frequencies ranges that becomes hard to hear due to road noise.

K2 Technology: K2 is a JVC original technology that reproduces the original master sound by expanding the bit rate and frequency range. K2 is compatible with all sources including CD. For example, K2 will expand the digital data of the audio CD recorded at 44.1kHz/16 bit to 48 kHz/24 bit, and recreate the high-frequency range above 20kHz that is cut during the CD formatting.

Sound Effects: The KD-X240BT offers adjustable Sound Effects to provide a better listening experience inside your vehicle.

  • Space Enhancement: Space Enhancement is a virtual surround technology using two speakers. Just select the vehicle size, and the head unit automatically adjusts the sound effectively. The soundstage is broadened inside your vehicle.
  • Sound Response: This function boosts the low frequencies which can be lost during compression to MP3 or AAC. Your music will sound more natural inside your vehicle.
  • Sound Lift: Virtually manipulates the height of the speakers by adjusting the sound frequencies. Your speakers will sound like they are positioned at ear level inside your vehicle.

Loudness, Bass Boost & Bass Extension: The Loudness feature boosts low and high frequencies to produce a well-balanced sound at a low volume level. The unit’s Bass Boost enhances low bass frequencies at any volume level. There is also a Bass Extension feature which further enhances the unit’s bass output.

Volume Adjust: The input level of each source (other than FM) is adjustable relative to the FM radio volume, so there isn’t a significant volume difference when changing sources. Each source is individually adjustable from -15 to +6.

Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.

Remote Control

Remote App (for iOS & Android): The JVC Remote App is an application for Apple iOS 8.0+ and Android OS 4.4+ that controls the JVC receiver like a wireless remote control from your compatible Apple iOS device (via Bluetooth or USB) or Android device (via Bluetooth only). The JVC Remote App provides traditional touchscreen control, as well as directional and freeform gesture control.

  • Source Information & Control: The JVC Remote App provides a Source Control screen with a list of the receiver’s built-in sources and connected sources to choose from, so you can change the head unit’s source from your mobile device. Once an input is selected, the app displays source information such as station number, track number & playback time, as well as song/artist information (when applicable). From the app, you can also seek stations and tracks, as well as Play and Pause your music.
  • Audio Settings: From the application on your mobile device, you can adjust the receiver’s volume up or down. In addition, audio settings such as EQ, Crossover, DTA, and other audio adjustments can be easily set using the JVC Remote Application.
  • Media Player: The application’s Media Player screen lets you playback your device’s stored music library through the JVC receiver. From the app on your Apple iOS or Android device, you can control basic playback functions like Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track and Repeat/Random. The Android version of the app even lets you browse your music library by category (Song/Album/Artist/Playlist/Mood). Song, artist, and album information (along with Album Art) will displayed on your Apple iOS or Android device’s touchscreen.
  • App Launcher (Android only): The App Launcher feature of the Android version of the JVC Remote app lets you access 3rd party applications within the JVC Remote app’s user interface. The App Launcher can contain up to 24 of your favorite apps for quick access.

Notes:

  • You will need to indicate within the head unit’s menu what type of device (Apple iOS or Android) you’ll be using the JVC Remote App on before the application will connect and function with the receiver.
  • When using the JVC Remote App with your compatible Apple iOS device, the application and device must be connected to the receiver via Bluetooth (not USB) for playback of Bluetooth audio. For playback of a USB-direct connection from an Apple iOS device, the device and application must be connected to the head unit via USB (not Bluetooth).

Steering Wheel Control Input: The head unit features a steering wheel remote control input wire (blue/yellow) within the included wiring harness that lets you keep your vehicle’s factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with an optional steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately).

Optional Wireless Remote: The KD-X240BT can be controlled wirelessly from JVC’s RM-RK52 IR remote control (sold separately; not available at Crutchfield).

Display Features

Detachable Face: The JVC KD-X240BT features a detachable face to deter theft. No face-case is provided. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can be purchased for this unit. A face-fixing screw is supplied for making the face non-detachable, if desired.

2-Line LCD: The 2-line display provides more information for audio settings, song/artist/album info, and station identification. You can select between English or Spanish text.

Brightness: The unit offers a daytime and nighttime brightness settings for the LCD and button illumination. You can adjust the brightness level of each manually from 0-31.

Dimmer: The unit’s dimmer control can be set automatically, manually, or via timer. Manually select “Off” for daytime brightness setting or “On” for nighttime brightness setting. Choose “Auto” which switches between day and nighttime brightness setting automatically when you turn off/on the headlights (orange/white wire of harness must be connected to headlamp circuit). You can even set a specific time for the “Off” and “On” dimmer setting to be activated.

Day & Time: The unit displays a 12-or 24-hour clock, as well as the day (Sun/Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat). The day & time can be selected to remain on, even if the head unit is switched off (as long as the vehicle’s key is in the accessory or start position).

Additional Information

Weight 0.9 kg
Specifications

Display
– Display Type 2-Line VA LCD Display
– LCD Color White
– Key Color Blue
– Spanish Text Display Compatible Yes
– Auto Dimmer Yes
– Brightness Control Yes
Media Playback
– MP3 Compatible with Tag USB
– WMA Compatible with Tag USB
– WAV Compatible with Tag USB
– AAC Compatible with Tag USB
– FLAC Compatible with Tag USB ( Up to 24bit/48kHz )
Bluetooth Control
– Built-in Bluetooth[1] Yes (Version 3.0, Wired-Mic included)
– Hands Free Call (HFP) Yes (HFP 1.6 wideband speech)
– 2 Phones Full-Time Connection Yes
– Audio Streaming & Control (A2DP, AVRCP) Yes
– 5 BT-Audio Full-Time Connection Yes
– Voice Dialing (voice recognition compatible mobile phone required) Yes
– Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) Yes
– iPhone & Android Automatic Pairing Yes
Android Control
– Android Music Playback (AUDIO MODE and AUTO MODE) Yes (AUDIO MODE & AUTO MODE)[2]
– Pandora Control (Available in countries that support this service.) Yes (via Bluetooth(R))
– iHeartRadio Control (Available in countries that support this service.) Yes (via Bluetooth(R))
iPod/iPhone Control
– iPod/iPhone Music Playback Yes
Pandora Control (Available in countries that support this service.) Yes (via USB or Bluetooth(R))
– iHeartRadio Control (Available in countries that support this service.) Yes (via USB or Bluetooth(R))
USB
– Position Front
– USB Power Supply Yes (1.5A)
– Drive Change Mode for Mass Storage Class Yes
Inputs and Outputs
– AUX Input 1 (Front)
– Line Output Terminals (Pair) 1 Pair (Rear/Subwoofer Selectable)
– Pre-Output Level 4.0V
– Subwoofer Output with Level/Frequency Control Yes (Level -50 – +10)
– Subwoofer Output Level 4.0V
Tuner
– Radio Data Broadcast System (RBDS) Yes
– Digital Processing Tuner Yes
– Preset Stations 18FM + 6AM
– Strong Station Memory (for FM) Yes
– Radio Timer Yes (Once/Daily/Weekly)
– Tuner Preset Memory (for power disconnection) Yes
FM
– Frequency Range 87.9 – 107.9MHz (200kHz)
AM
– Frequency Range 530 – 1,700kHz (10kHz)
Audio
– Maximum Power Output 50W x 4 / 50W x 2 +Subwoofer (4 ohms) 50W x 1
– Full Bandwidth Power (at less than 1%THD) 22W x 4
– MOS-FET Amplifier Yes
– Subwoofer Direct Connection (Mono Lch) Yes
– EQ Yes (13-Band Graphic EQ)
– Preset EQ Yes (9-Preset)
– Bass Boost Yes
– Loudness Control Yes (Off/Low/High)
– High-Pass Filter/Low-Pass Filter Yes/Yes
– K2 Technology Yes
– Time Alignment Yes
– Space Enhancement Yes
– Sound Response Yes
– Sound Lift Yes
– Volume Link EQ Yes
– drvnEQ Yes
General
– Back Up Memory Yes
– Detachable Face Panel Yes
– Steering Remote Control Ready Yes
– Remote Control Application Yes (via Bluetooth(R))
– Dimensions (W x H x D)
– Installation Size 7-3/16″ x 2-1/8″ x 4-1/2″ (182 x 53 x 114mm)
– Weight, inlcuding sleeve and escutcheon 1.32 lbs. (0.6kg)
– Unit weight in individual package 1.98 lbs. (0.9kg)
[1]Available functions depend on mobile phone.
[2]Android (Ver 4.1 and above) AUTO MODE requires JVC Music Play Application.

Car/Marine Receiver Type

Single Din

Car/Marine Receiver Features

Bluetooth, Smartphone Compatible

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