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JVC KW-XR810

In-Dash Double DIN CD, MP3, WMA, WAV Receiver with Built-in Bluetooth and Front Aux and USB Port

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Incredible Double DIN Receiver

The JVC KW-XR810 is an In-Dash Double DIN CD/MP3/WMA/WAV Receiver with a Wireless Remote Control included. Built-in Bluetooth technology supports hands-free calling, audio streaming, voice recognition dialing, text message display and much more. The front and rear USB ports allow you to have full control with the latest iPods and iPhones, giving you even more playback options. The Dual Zone Color feature allows the buttons and the display to have different colors simultaneously, giving you a very personalized display. 30,000+ Variable illumination color display and the full dot LCD display with LED backlit illumination provide an easy-to-read menu. MP3 ID3 Tag Display will illustrate the Title, Artist, and Album when playing an MP3 device. This JVC Player is equipped with a built-in HS-IVi Tuner with 18 FM presets and 12 AM presets, 3-band iEQ with selectable tone curves, and the on-board High and Low-Pass filters all enhance sound quality.

The JVC KWXR810 has plenty of expandability options to suit your needs. First, HD Radio provides you with a digital radio signal for a high-definition, high-quality radio signal that is almost as perfect as CD music. CD changer controls and full compatibility with your steering wheel controls are some other cool expandability options. Sirius Satellite radio can be added on using the optional adapters. The front panel auxiliary input allows portable media devices such as DVD player, gaming systems, and MP3 player to be connected. The combination of the price and features make this JVC receiver a great buy.

General Features:

  • In-dash Double DIN AM/FM, CD, MP3, WMA player with Remote
  • Built-in Bluetooth technology supports hands-free calling with a compatible Bluetooth phone
  • External Mode for iPod and iPhone plays audio and charges the device, perfect for internet surfing, GPS navigation, games and other apps
  • Dual full speed USB connection for iPod, iPhone, USB drives, Bluetooth dongles, and other digital audio players
  • Fixed double-DIN face
  • Full Dot LCD display with LED backlit illumination
  • Wireless remote control included
  • 30,000+ Variable illumination color display for seamless integration into any vehicle
  • Dual zone separated color display allows different colors to be set for the buttons and the display
  • CEA-2006 compliant amplifier
  • Power Output:
    • Peak: 50 watts x 4 channels
    • RMS: 20 watts x 4 channels
  • CD Text Display
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty

Playback and Audio Features:

  • Playback of CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3, WMA, and WAV
  • HS-IVi tuner with 18FM/12AM presets
  • Ti/Burr-Brown 24-bit DAC
  • 3-Band Parametric iEQ equalizer with selectable tone curves
  • Level, Frequency, and Q Control
  • Loudness control with 3 different stages
  • On-board High-Pass filter (HPF) @ 62, 95, 135 Hz, and off
  • On-board Low-Pass filter (LPF) @ 55, 85, 120 Hz, and off

Expandability Options:

  • 3 Sets of 2.5V preamp outputs (front, rear and subwoofer)
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio Ready: SIRIUS Radio Package required and sold separately, along with a subscription to the SIRIUS service
  • HD Radio Ready: JVC KT-HD300 required and sold separately
  • Integrated Bluetooth: Enables phones, headsets, and portable devices can be paired for audio streaming and hands free calling with included voice microphone
  • iPod/iPhone Ready: Standard USB-to-iPod cable inlcuded with most iPods will work.
  • Front-panel auxiliary input: 3.5mm (headphone jack) allows connection to portable media devices such as MP3 players, etc.
  • Front-panel USB Input: Allows connection to portable media devices such as MP3 players, etc.
  • Rear USB input
  • Steering wheel remote ready: PAC SWI-JACKv1 or the Axxess ASWC required and sold separately
  • CD Changer controls

Bluetooth Features:

  • Supports the pairing and switching of 2 mobile phones
  • Hands free call
  • Audio streaming
  • Voice recognition dialing
  • Text message display (Receipt notification only)
  • Phonebook transfer (300 max.)
  • Play/Pause/Skip/Search
  • Battery charge
  • Supports Bluetooth profiles HFP 1.5, OPP 1.1, PBAP 1.0, A2DP 1.2, and AVRCP 1.3

Key Features And Comparison Chart

Display
3-Line
Full Dot LCD
2-Line
LCD
2-Line
LCD
2-Line
LCD
1-Line
LCD
2-Line
LCD
1-Line
LCD
2-Line
LCD
3-Line
Full Dot LCD
Variable Color Illumination
 
 
 
Pre-amp Outputs
3 Sets
(2.5 Volts)
2 Sets
(2.5 Volts)
2 Sets
(2.5 Volts)
2 Sets
(2.5 Volts)
1 Set
(2.5 Volts)
3 Sets
(2.5 Volts)
2 Sets
(2.5 Volts)
3 Sets
(2.5 Volts)
3 Sets
(2.5 Volts)
Media Playback
MP3
WMA
WAV
MP3
WMA
WAV
MP3
WMA
MP3
WMA
MP3
WMA
MP3
WMA
MP3
WMA
MP3
WMA
MP3
WMA
WAV
Digital-to-Analog
Converter
24-Bit
TI/Burr-Brown
24-Bit
TI/Burr-Brown
24-Bit
24-Bit
24-Bit
24-Bit
24-Bit
24-Bit
24-Bit
TI/Burr-Brown
Equalizer
3-Band
Parametric
3-Band
Parametric
3-Band
Parametric
3-Band
Parametric
3-Band
Parametric
3-Band
Parametric
3-Band
Parametric
3-Band
Parametric
3-Band
Parametric
AUX Input
(Mini-Jack)
FRONT
FRONT
FRONT
REAR
FRONT
REAR
FRONT
REAR
FRONT
REAR
FRONT
REAR
FRONT
REAR
FRONT
USB Interface
FRONT
REAR
FRONT
REAR
FRONT
FRONT
 
FRONT
 
FRONT
FRONT
REAR
USB Control for
iPod/iPhone
 
 
2-Way
iPod Control
 
 
iPhone Pandora
App Control
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
External Mode
for iPod/iPhone
 
 
iTunes Tagging
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AM/FM Tuner
HS-IVI
HS-IVI
HS-IVI
HS-IVI
HS-IVI
DIAS II
DIAS II
DIAS II
HS-IVI
Bluetooth Built-In
Requires
KS-BTA50
Requires
KS-BTA100
Requires
KS-BTA100
Requires
KS-BTA100
Requires
KS-BTA100
Requires
KS-BTA100
Requires
KS-BTA50
Satellite Radio Ready
 
 
 
 
 
 
HD Radio
Requires
KT-HD300
Requires
KT-HD300
 
 
 
Requires
KT-HD300

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Note: The factory steering wheel adapter input port on the back of the receiver. Because most manufacturers use a right-angle adapter plug to connect to the receiver, a mini-jack extension cable might be required for proper installation. We recommend the House Brand 35MFS144 or the StreetWires ZN5XF35 as a reliable adapter cable.

In-Dash Receiver Specifications

Receiver Size

Single DIN: 1 DIN dimensions will work with all single DIN installation kits we have to offer. Single DIN radios are the most common size for after-market stereos.

Single DIN slot with flip-out screen: The DIN stereo includes a retractable, flip-out screen. Before purchasing, make measurements to be sure there is no interference with dash accessories such as A/C vents or shift levers.

Single DIN slot with a larger face: Standard single DIN size, but the display is larger then the standard single DIN size. Due to the nature of the larger face, problems may arise when installing in particular vehicles. These stereos are great for single DIN slots where you want a larger screen.

1.5 DIN: This size is very uncommon in vehicles, however this size opening is most commonly found in Chrysler and Chevrolet vehicles.

Double DIN: Approximately 4-inches in height, this size is becoming more common every year. Prior to 2000, this size was typically only found in Japanese vehicles such as those made by Honda or Toyota. Now, it is becoming more popular for many vehicles to be fit with a Double DIN opening.

Double DIN
Faceplate Security

Detachable / Removable faceplate security: The most common anti-theft feature. It allows you to take the faceplate with you, thus disallowing operation, which deters theft.

Security Codes: Mainly a feature in high end video units which do not have a detachable face / screen. Once the unit is uninstalled (or stolen), a security code (or PIN) is required upon reinstallation. Though you no longer have your unit after the theft, the thief also does not have your security code, which makes the unit useless. The hope is the thief knows which units have security codes and he/she chooses not to steal your unit because of the security code.

Ghost technology: This is not commonly used, but can be found primarily in a select number of 2004-2005 head units. It creates an illusion that no unit is installed by appearing completely black when turned off. Potential thieves may steer clear because it appears as though no head unit is installed.

Anti-theft covers: Similar to ghost and hiding faces because they only create an illusion that the face/unit is not in place.

ESN: Stands for Electronic Serial Number. Allows the disabling of the radio and allows tracking if it is stolen.

Detachable
Motorized Faceplate
Some in-dash car stereos feature a motorized faceplate that moves to expose a CD or DVD slot. This is a convenient feature that allows the front display to be larger and easier to read. The positioning of the monitor gives you control over the angle you would like to view information on the stereo.
No
Remote Control
Allows control of specific features and functions from a remote control. Typically they are used to prevent button wear on your radio, or to allow easier navigation of menus.
Yes
Peak Power Output
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison.

50 watts x 4 channels
RMS Power Output
The amount of continuous power, measured in watts, that an amplifier produces is called RMS power. The higher the RMS rating, the louder and cleaner your music sounds. The RMS output figure is much more accurate than the peak rating when comparing products.
20 watts x 4 channels
Preamp RCA Outputs
RCA outputs, commonly known as preamp outputs, allow you to connect one or sometimes multiple external amplifiers. An in-dash receiver will commonly have one, two or three sets of RCA outputs that can be used to connect external amplifiers and other components. One pair of RCA outputs will typically provide a full range signal that can be used for most subwoofer or speaker amplifiers. Two pairs of RCA outputs can typically be configured as four full range signals, or also as two full range and two subwoofer signals. Three sets of RCA outputs will almost always produce four speaker signals and two subwoofer signals for use with multiple amplifiers.
3 Pairs (Front, Rear, and Subwoofer)
Dedicated Subwoofer Preamp RCA Output
A dedicated output that has a built-in low-pass crossover for specific connection to a subwoofer amplifier that powers a low frequency driver, typically a subwoofer.
Yes
Preamp Voltage
The preamp output rating is measured in volts (V). The higher the rating, the stronger the signal. This results in less unwanted noise being picked up.
2.5 volts
Built-In Equalizer
The number of graphic or parametric equalizer bands the stereo receiver is equipped with. The more EQ options, the more you will be able to adjust your music to your liking.
3-Band Parametric iEQ equalizer with selectable tone curves
Display Type
The type of display on your receiver refers to the monitor that is used to display the source information such as song names, radio stations, or track times.

Dot-Matrix Text Display: A simple display which uses dots in specific illuminated color(s) to light up and form letters or numbers that are displayed on the receiver.

Graphic or Motion Display: Typically found in mid to high-end receivers and give your text information and receiver more life by adding motion, backgrounds, or multiple colors to your display. There are types of graphic displays such as 3D Graphic, Motion, and OEL (Organic Electroluminescent) displays. They can range from one color to full color displays and typically allow you to select from one of many built-in animations, background images, screensavers or other graphics to enhance your experience and add an extra bit of personality to your system. Some units also come with software that allow you to load your own customizable pictures or animations.

LCD Monitor Display: Can be as small as 2" or as large as 10". Some LCD displays are motorized for angle adjustment. LCD monitors display full motion video playback as well as your standard text such as track status, radio station information and more depending on the receiver's features.

Dot-Matrix Text Display
Display Color
The display color refers to the color of the text and or graphics on the receiver.

Multi-Color: When more than one color is on the display, for example one part of the text is white, while the other part is blue.

Variable-Color: The display colors can be changed by the user. If the default color of text/display is blue for example, the user can change the settings to where the color turns to red. Variable color displays are typically described in detail in the item's description.

TFT-LCD Display: In-dash receivers with a video screen that display multiple colors and often times video such as DVD, navigation or other video sources.

Variable Colors
Button Color
Refers to the color of the physical buttons on the unit.
Variable Color Illumination
CD Signal-to-Noise
CD Signal-to-Noise Ratio is a key specification that is often overlooked by newbies. The CD S/N Ratio measures how well the CD player silences background noise. Higher ratings in decibels (dB) indicates less noise, and generally a cleaner signal.
98 dB
CEA-2006 Compliant
Amplifiers that have been tested to meet specific standards. When a car amplifier meets these standards, you can be sure that it will be able to produce the amount of power specified by the official CEA-2006 rating. Usually, these rating consist of the following items:
  • RMS Power
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio

This rating applies to both external car amplifiers, as well as the amplifiers inside of in-dash stereos.

Yes

Playback Features

AM/FM Tuner
Most in-dash CD players have AM/FM playback allowing you listen to your favorite local radio stations.
Yes
FM Presets
The number of FM radio stations that can be stored as presets.
18
AM Presets
The number of AM radio stations that can be stored as presets.
6
Radio Data System (RDS)
Receivers with Radio Data System (RDS) tuners can receive digital broadcast information about the FM radio station including program name, time and station identification. RDS enables your receiver to display text messages that many FM stations include on a sub-carrier signal within their normal broadcast signal. Some RDS tuners can even break in with traffic alerts or emergency broadcasts when you're listening to a CD.
CD-R/RW Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play finalized CD-R discs and/or CD-RW discs.
Yes
MP3 Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play discs encoded with MP3 files. To burn a MP3 encoded disc, use the "data" mode on your CD Recorder and finalize the session and/or CD.
Yes
WMA Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play discs encoded with WMA files. To burn a WMA encoded disc, use the "data" mode on your CD Recorder and finalize the session and/or CD.
Yes
DVD / Video Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver will play DVD (or other listed) video disc formats. Unless otherwise noted, the unit is not guaranteed to play recorded DVDs.
No
Dual Zone
Dual zone means the stereo is capable of playing multiple audio or video sources between two separate locations.

Please refer to the item description for more details on how dual zone works specifically to the unit you are viewing.

Audio / Video Inputs

USB Input
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver features an input to connect a USB device via standard USB or mini-USB. The USB input may be a connection on the front or rear of the unit with an extension cable for connecting devices to the receiver. Some units have an optional input that allows for a USB adapter to be purchased separately and used with the unit.
Front and Rear
Number of Front USB Inputs
Number of Rear USB Inputs
Additional Audio/Video Inputs
These inputs enable the unit to receive an audio or video signal from a separate source. There are many different types of connections and ways to accomplish this. Most common are RCA Composite cables and 3.5mm mini-jack plugs.

RCA Composite Inputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.

3.5mm
This is commonly referred to as a mini-jack or a headphone jack. It is a 3.5mm plug that transfers audio only. There is a right and left audio channel on the plug which allows for stereo sound playback.

3.5mm AV Input
These plugs look similar to the common 3.5mm mini-jack, however they carry a third channel dedicated for video.

Optional
This means that an auxiliary input is possible, but only with the use of an optional accessory. These optional adapters will sometimes use the CD Changer port or other port on the back of a unit that might restrict the use of other expandability features. These accessories are typically sold separately.

Front 3.5mm

Monitor Screen Features

Screen Size
This is the size of the monitor on the unit. It is measured diagonally and in inches. The bigger the number the larger the screen.
MirrorLink Compatible
MirrorLink allows connectivity between a smartphone and the aftermarket car receiver. The consumer gets into the car, connects the phone with a cable, and gains access to phone applications through the car stereos controls such as navigation and steering wheel buttons. MirrorLink allows consumers to use their smartphones safely and simply, keeping eyes on the road and hands on the wheel.

Expandability Features

Navigation
Built-in navigation is a convenient feature that allows the driver to receive driving directions and guidance.

Some in-dash head units are built-in with the navigation features, while others require an add on navigation box. Other navigation options include portable navigation units that you can take with you or attach to the dash of your vehicle.

No
Compatible Smartphones
Some stereos work with iOS (Apple) or Android smartphone operating systems, while some stereos work with both or neither. Find out here which operating systems this stereo is compatible with.
Audio/Video Outputs
Audio/Video outputs are typically used to connect an overhead monitor to an aftermarket stereo. This is the number of A/V outputs that the item has. These outputs are usually RCA Composite cables.

RCA Composite Outputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.

No
Satellite Radio
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver is compatible with XM or Sirius Satellite Radio. "Optional" means while the receiver is capable of SIRIUS/XM playback and connectivity, you will still need to purchase an additional satellite tuner, adapter, and/or antenna.
Optional - SIRIUS (Accessory required and sold separately)
HD Radio
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver is capable of receiving high-definition digital HD Radio broadcasts by either a built-in HD Radio tuner, or more commonly with the purchase of an optional HD Radio tuner box. Receivers which are HD Radio Ready generally require an additional purchase of a separate tuner.
Optional
Bluetooth Connectivity
This feature refers to whether or not the head unit is able to connect to a hands-free Bluetooth device. Head units that are Bluetooth ready typically require the purchase of an optional adapter or accessory that connects to the rear of the head unit. This optional accessory allows you to accept phone calls through your head unit and speakers. Some head units have built-in Bluetooth hands free capabilities with an included remote-mount microphone or built-in microphone.
Yes (Built-in/Included Bluetooth Controls, Adapter and Microphone Included)
A2DP Music Streaming
The Advanced Audio Distribution Profile will wirelessly stream music and other audio from an A2DP compatible device.
Steering Wheel Control Compatible
In order to retain a vehicle's factory steering wheel remote controls, a wired-remote input is needed on the aftermarket stereo.

If "Yes", then the aftermarket stereo is compatible with steering wheel remote controls. If an additional accessory is required for the steering wheel controls to work properly, a compatible piece will be listed.

Universal (Accessory required and sold separately)
CD Changer Controls
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver has the ability to control a CD Changer. If a receiver supports this function, it is usually compatible with a same-brand CD changer without the need for an extra adapter.
No
Rear View Camera Input
Indicates if an in-dash multimedia unit has a dedicated video input for rear view cameras. These inputs allow you to plug the camera to the back of the unit to receive the cameras video signal. Usually the camera signal is transferred through an RCA cable connection.
No
Memory Card Reader
Whether or not the receiver has a built-in input for removable memory cards such as SD (Secure Digital) cards or MMC (Multimedia) cards.
No

Smartphone Integration

iPhone/iPod Features
Head units are equipped with different technology that allows a variety of smartphone integration features. Some stereos are equipped with more features than others, here you will find which iPod/iPhone features this head unit has.
iPod Audio Integration
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an iPod and allow for audio control and playback of the iPod through the head unit. Head units that have iPod connectivity allow your iPod to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard iPod-to-USB charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own iPod-to-USB cable.
Yes (via iPod USB Cable or Accessory Cable Below)
iPod Video Connection
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an iPod and allow for video control and playback of the iPod through the head unit. Head units that have iPod connectivity allow your iPod to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard iPod-to-USB charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own iPod-to-USB cable.
No
iPod Charging Adapter Required
Some Apple iPods require a charging adapter be used for the unit to fully function with the iPod.
No
Compatible Apple Devices
This list refers to the Apple devices that the product is compatible with.

Some Car stereos are compatible with iPods and/or iPhones. If the headunit can connect to an iPod or iPhone via USB or iPod connection cable, these listed iPods are compatible. This list does not apply if the iPod is being connected through the 3.5mm mini-jack plug. Newer iPods are usually compatible if the appropriate adapters are purchased and used.

Any iPods/iPhones released after the release date of this product have not been checked by the manufacturer and/or Sonic Electronix for compatibility. We therefore cannot guarantee their compatibilities or incompatibilities, including, but not limited to: playback, video, charging, and response time.

5G iPod Video (30, 60, & 80GB)
iPod Classic (120GB)
iPod Classic (80 &160GB)
iPod Nano 1st Generation (1, 2, & 4GB)
iPod Nano 2nd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 3rd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 4th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Nano 5th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Touch 1st Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 2nd Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 3nd Generation (8, 32 & 64GB)
iPhone
iPhone 3G
iPhone 3GS
Android Features
Head units are equipped with different technology that allows a variety of smartphone integration features. Some stereos are equipped with more features than others, here you will find which Android features this head unit has.
Android Audio Integration
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an Android and allow for audio control and playback of the Android through the head unit. Head units that have Android connectivity allow your device to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard charging and connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own Android charging and connection cable.
Android Video Connection
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an Android device and allow for video control and playback of the device through the head unit. Head units that have Android video connectivity allow your device to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard Android charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own cable.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
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Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
75%
4 Star
21%
3 Star
4%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.6
Value
4.7
Features
4.8
Design
4.6
Usability
4.7
Terry

North Brookfield, MA

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Great upgrade to factory system

May 23, 2010

Installed it in 2010 Nissan Frontier Extended Cab, along with the HD Radio tuner, 6"x9" Alpine SPR-69C speakers in front and 6.5" Alpine SPS-600's in rear. Pros: 1. Very easy, intuitive navigation, especially for all the features, including large dedicated buttons for preset radio stations -- which was important to me since I listen to the radio a LOT. Menu and Back buttons make the nested menus easy, especially when using USB mass storage (up to 20,000 songs). Can Hide infrequently used menu options (such as AUX input) using Setup. Can readily "customize it" to meet your preferences. Once you've tweaked your setup, it's very easy to use. 2. Color matched my dash lights VERY well, with separate settings for the display and the buttons, including totally different setups for night and day. Display is fairly customizable, as well, in addition to choosing Negative and Positive backlighting. 3. Great internal equalizer provides different 3 adjustments for at each of at least 3 frequencies in each of the 3 broad ranges (High, Mid, Low) -- making it more like a 9 or 10 band equalizer. Can fine tune it to your speakers and the car's acoustics -- your tweaking is automatically saved as a USER preset that's easily accessed via a dedicated EQ button... 4, Strong internal amp and certainly not "over-rated" at 20 watts -- it will produce 20 watts with little noticeable distortion. With good aftermarket speakers, you may not (I don't) need an amp or separate sub, though I'm sure it would sound even better. Multiple LOUD settings to enhance low volume, but I don't use them -- just tweaked the EQ. You could boost the volume even more by jacking up the input volume (see #5 below). 5. Adjustable input volume for each input source (Aux, USB, CD, etc) other than the Radio, so you can get same output volume from each source without jarring (and possibly harmful to your ears or speakers) volume changes when switching sources. Even the Aux input sounds good, though it doesn't quite compare to the 24-bit Digital-to-Analog (DAC) converter in the headunit. 6. Clean, great sound, though I didn't try it with just the stock speakers. With all the adjustments, you can tailor it to the type of music you typically listen to. Surprising bass with these nice Alpine speakers. The stereo in my truck now blows away the Pioneer/Bose setup in my house! 7. Attractive, without being flashy. Looks almost stock... hopefully won't attract the attention of thieves! CONS: 1. Couldn't transfer phonebook from my old Casio Boulder. Easily paired up to it, and Bluetooth works great otherwise. I just dial out using Phonebook on my cell, and the headunit takes over. Could still manually dial using headunit, but it's more cumbersome. Sounds great -- callers say it sounds like I'm just using a headset, without echoes, road noise or other distractions. 2. Didn't recognize my Sansa Clip MP3 player - perhaps because I also have a micro-card in it. Bought a 8GB USB flash drive that works great, and use it on the rear USB, hidden in glove compartment. (The tiny Bluetooth adapter stays in the front USB and isn't very noticeable at all.) 3. File names and folders still limited to 25 characters, which initially required some renaming of the files. This has little impact on the display, however, since the Tags (Artist, Album, Song Title) can contain up to 128 characters. Can select to scroll long tags once, repeatedly, or turn scrolling completely off. 4. FM radio reception isn't really any better than stock, though the sound is clearer with less static on normal AM/FM. AM reception seems better than stock, and much clearer overall. HD radio sounds GREAT, though HD stations and their range are still limited. I saw HD as an investment in the future, without subscription charges, especially since the FCC just recently approved the HD stations to increase their broadcast power (i.e. range) ten-fold or something like that. 5. Glossy faceplate and buttons show fingerprints and dust, and makes it look "less stock" than it would if it had a textured finish. Otherwise, matches stock dash very well. At night, with the colors adjusted and stored via setup, it looks like it came from the factory instead of having a multi-colored light show... Overall, I'm VERY, VERY pleased with the upgrade. The improvement in sound (not counting flexibility of two USB inputs, AUX, HD radio, etc.) over the stock single-CD (non Rockford-Fosgate) system are simply incredible. IMO, this JVC has the most features available at this price point in a double-DIN deck, and the sound won't disappoint!

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db7db7

Canada

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September 21, 2012

Decent unit. The external bluetooth adapter and mic were faulty, but Sonic replaced them no probs. Feel is pretty cheap though.

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San Francisco, CA

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Excellent Head Unit with Bluetooth capabilities!!

March 31, 2012

I have had this for about 4 weeks and enjoy the warm sound it provides (thanks Burr/Brown DA converter). The Bluetooth feature is the most impressive as it allows you to talk (handsfree) on the phone and stream your favorite tunes from pandora/spotify etc on your tablet, smartphone, or ipod. It's extremely versatile. Love this BT feature that simplifies my life! The unit comes with preset EQ settings but to fully appreciate the warm sounds you have to use an amp and utilize the unit 3x RCA low-level output. Recommend pairing this with an alpine Class D amp.

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efrain

california

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ok value

February 26, 2012

I was happy when I first bought this unit, but I have recently hooked up an amp and subwoofer through the subwoofer preamp outputs. My problem is that the bass is way too low, I'm running a 1000bd fosgate mono amp and 1 of P3 500 rms sub. Amp's gain is all the way up so on the stereo.

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Derek

Crystal City, MO

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Nice

January 30, 2012

Honestly don't have much to compare this unit too but it is nice so far. I was a little concerned about the lower freq. response only going to 40Hz but seems to have plenty of bass with my subwoofer. Bluetooth microphone seems to be what can be expected from my experience. Not great but it works. Having some problems with unit reading my iPhone 3G. Seems to be a specific order of operations that must be followed or you will get "read failed" messages constantly. Love the features. Very easy to use.

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Jack

Colorado Springs, CO

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Does it all...simple to operate.

January 16, 2012

I replaced the stereo in my 2003 Ford Super Duty pickup with this unit because I wanted something that would interface to my ipod and cell phone. This unit came with everything needed to do both. It took minimal modification to the dash to install the unit. It looks good in the dash, you can match the illumination color to the vehicle's OEM illumination and it has tons of EQ control. Could not ask for more. I'm totally satisfied and would advise others to purchase.

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Jake

columbia, SC

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Awesome Radio

January 11, 2012

Installed this in a 2007 Tundra Doublecab, everything was included that i need from Sonic, easy install, a lot of features and the bluetooth works great, streams Pandora and music from my HTC EVO 3D perfectly, people that call me can hear me perfectly and the best part is the calls do not go though my subwoofers only the front channels. I installed the microphone on my front pilar on the driver side and it's perfect. The looks could be more up the date, but the functions are awesome and easy to customize the colors to match interior.

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James

Lansdale, PA

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Amazing

December 19, 2011

This JVC headunit is the real deal, it didnt cost too much either. The features built into this unit are awesome, this is a must buy!

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rob

Moses Lake, WA

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PERFECT!!!

December 15, 2011

I love this radio. It does everything I wanted it to do with ONE exception. I do not like the fact that the clock is so small and you cannot make it bigger. If I could make the clock bigger it would absolutely be the best radio I have ever had.

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Christopher

Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Great Value

December 14, 2011

This is a great value. I love that it comes with the rear USB that you can put the BT in and have seamless interaction with an iPhone or other player. I also love that you can receive and make calls all through the head unit and have the audio through the speakers and remote microphone all wireless. The multiple display colors spectrum feature is pretty cool and is easy to match the other displays in the car. The only negative is that the display is difficult to read and some lighting scenarios.

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phillip

Fort Wayne, IN

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Bluetooth

November 25, 2011

I just finished the installation yesterday. So far, I would recommend the radio, but NOT the mounting kit or the built-in Bluetooth. I wouldn’t recommend this radio if you want built in Bluetooth.

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roberto

Oak Harbor

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Very nice 2 DIN

October 14, 2011

I needed to add blue tooth to my 08 Tacoma factory stereo system I soon discovered that replacing the factory receiver with an aftermarket receiver with blue tooth build in would actually cost less. The JVC KW-XR810 looks nice and I like the variable button and display color lighting. The sound quality of this receiver esp the CD is incredible going through a pair 6X9 front 5.25 rear German made MB qart discus speakers. The only gripe I have with this receiver is the blue tooth most of the time it wont connect or it will disconnect for no apparent reason but I would still recommend this receiver.

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Dallin

Ogden, Utah

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Great head unit

September 23, 2011

I was nervous of buying JVC car audio at first, however after purchasing another JVC unit (KD-A925BT) for a different vehicle, I purchased this one. This is a GREAT head unit, although there are some cons to it. The biggest one for me is that in order to use the bluetooth functions you have to give up one of your USB ports for the JVC dongle, a thumb drive-like device... I don't understand why it couldn't have been an integral part of the head unit. You cannot use a USB hub to hide it either, because the head unit doesn't push out enough power into one USB port for both the dongle and an ipod. I prefer to put the dongle in the front port and use the rear to hide the ipod cable. It wouldn't be so bad either if the dongle didn't have an annoying green light on it either. The KD-A925BT also has that same design flaw, but my next reason is why I would choose the other unit over this one. Using an iphone 4 with this head unit you have to go into the phone menu and then press voice recognition to dial out, where as on the KD-A925bt all you do is press and hold the phone button and it automatically goes to voice recognition. Overall it is a great unit and I'm still very satisfied with it. But for $50.00 less, you can buy the KD-A925bt and get more features. But if you must have a double din unit under $300.00 or so it's a great buy.

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Craig

Brooksville, FL

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Great sound and feature packed

September 19, 2011

We installed this JVC double din in my sons new Nissan Sentra along with JVC speakers. The sound inside his car is impressive to say the least! The HD radio plays great and we use the bluetooth audio streaming from our phones all the time. The mic for the bluetooth phone isnt very good and I simply think we got a bad one and needs replacement. My son love how you can select the face colors and even set it to scroll through colors randomly. JVC may not be a mainstream car audio brand but dont dismiss them to impress your friends. They make some great car audio gear!

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Jason

Antelope, CA

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Fully loaded with a simple interface

August 1, 2011

This headunit is simply great, IMO. Electronic music files (mp3, wav, etc) are the newest format for listening to music, and this radio handles them expertly. It has three mechanisms for bringing electronic files into the headunit: AUX plug on the front face, two USB plugs (one front face, one via cord), and via Bluetooth. I prefer loading all my songs on a 32 GB USB thumbdrive and leaving that plugged into the headunit. The headunit remembers where it left off in the song after power is switched off and back on, and it is quick to read the files even after many songs have been added or deleted on the 32 GB drive. The Bluetooth on this unit is excellent, the remote microphone can be placed anywhere and it does a decent job of filtering out background noise. The headunit's 3 band parametric equalizer is more sophisticated than any I've ever seen on a headunit at any price, and it allowed me to dial in the bass on my system to my liking. The headunit's lighting options allowed me to bring the lights to exactly match those of my 2003 Tacoma (orange-red). The controls are simple enough for my parents to understand, and the buttons are sized to where big fingers can operate the system without bumping into other buttons. It is an awesome headunit! I recommend it!!

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jerry

elgin, IL

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Nice radio. Exactly what i was looking for.

June 20, 2011

I install this radio in my 2002 Infiniti I35. I keep my stock speakers. This radio has improve my sound quality by 60%. For 5th Gen Maximas and Infiniti I30 & I35 you must us a PAC-ROEMNIS2 harness. The metra harness will not work. I like the bluetooth option and the change of color of the radio. Matches the blue lighting also install in my car. Great choice before going to a touchscreen.

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Carter

Hewitt, TX

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WoW!!!

February 27, 2011

Varicolor is Great can adjust to match any desired look. As some people have said on a bright day the display is hard to see int the sun but with the right settings this can be avoided. I am using a "positive" green for day mode. When I turn on the lights to my truck at night it will sense it and inverts from "positive" to "negative" veiw. This looks great and is also just a option. You do not have to do it that way. The sound is great also. I'm running 2 sets of 6 1/2 inch Energy component sets and it Rocks!. I would also like to metion that the bluetooth phone works flawlessly. I downloaded the phone book out of my phone and I can scroll and dial all my contacts right from the stereo. Also you can have up to 5 bluetooth devices programed in the unit. My wife and I have 2 different phones and you can select which one to use. The menu structure is very easy. I bought this unit because I was going for a steath install with great sound quality. I wanted a factory look with big buttons for my ever ageing eyes and this unit delivers. Provides just about all options for expandability. You can match the level of all your external devices to the same level. I plan to add a amp and sub at later date but it sounds great already.

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andrew

Larkspur, CA

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Awesome Head Unit

February 24, 2011

I replaced a stock stereo in my 2006 Nissan Xterra (Non Rockford Fosgate) with this JVC model. I originally had ordered the Clarion CX609, but they were out of stock. Sonic offered this unit at a significantly reduced price instead! I am happy they did. It came with the metra dash kit for xterra, frontys, and Pathys, but I didn't need to use it. The trim ring around the stereo completely fills the gap and nothing else was necessary. The scoshe wiring harness was a breeze to crimp onto the jvc harness. It's all color coded and matches up perfectly with the JVC harness. I ran the bluetooth mic under the drivers dash and up the driver side A Pillar so the mic is popping out the top of the trim piece. The sound is like night and day from the stock stereo, even with the stock speakers! I plan to get some components, but will make due for now. FM signal is weak like most people say, but I despise the radio. Ipod control is great. Works with Nano. Works well with USB thumb drive too. I drilled a hole in the side of the upper glove box and fed the rear USB cable into there like other people. BT seems to work well. And matched the color of my OEM lighting. Great stereo. Highly recommend if you don't want all the touch screen and dvd features. It's really easy to use.

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Jason

Antelope, CA

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Great headunit!

February 5, 2011

This is a really amazing headunit. Tunable in many parameters, including color/lighting options and an EQ that allows frequency selection and Q widths. I've not seen either of these functions on a reasonably priced headunit before. The sound is very good after simple tuning. The Bluetooth works great, found my phone (Droid X) quickly, and the call clarity is very nice. I highly recommend this item! Sonic Electronix was great to work with as well!

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PA

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Great product

January 9, 2011

Looks great, and has every functionality you may need. I'm very happy with it replacing my Altima stock stereo. One issue though: Sometimes I have to restart my iPhone to get it recognized for music playback, which is annoying. I believe this problem started after updating iPhone's firmware.

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Product Summary

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KW-XR810

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046838041693

Weight

5.50lbs

Internal SKU

kwxr810

Internal Product ID

22002

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: JVC KW-XR810

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