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Planet Audio PNV9620I

In-Dash 6.2" Touchscreen DVD/CD/MP3/USB Car Stereo Receiver w/ GPS Navigation and Bluetooth

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Planet Audio PNV9680

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General Features:

  • In-Dash AM/FM, CD, DVD, MP3, USB Receiver with Remote
  • Full-color 6.2" TFT LCD touchscreen display
  • 2-way iPod control allows control from the iPod or the stereo
  • Variable color button lighting
  • Power Output:
    • Peak: 80 watts x 4 channels
    • RMS: 20 watts x 4 channels
  • CD text information display
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Playback and Audio Features:

  • Playback of DVD, DVD-R/W, VCD, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3 and WMA
  • Playback of all region DVD discs
  • PLL Synthesized AM/FM tuner with 18FM/12AM presets
  • Switchable USA and European radio frequencies
  • Electronic Shock Protection (ESP) with 8x oversampling
  • 2-band parametric equalizer
  • 1-bit Digital Analog Converter (DAC) to enhance your MP3/WMA playback

Expandability Options:

  • 3 Sets of 2V preamp outputs (front, rear and subwoofer)
  • Built-in Bluetooth technology supports hands-free calling with a compatible Bluetooth phone
  • iPod and iPhone 30-pin connector included
  • Rear and front USB input: USB port allows connection to digital devices such as flash drives, portable media players, etc.
  • Dedicated Backup Camera Input: Used for universal rear view cameras with an RCA composite input
  • Steering Wheel Control Ready: Axxess ASWC-1 required and sold separately
  • Rear RCA Video Output: Used for connection to separate monitors and other devices
  • Rear RCA Audio/Video Input: Used for connecting video accessories such as game consoles, video cameras, etc.

Navigation Features:

  • GPS guidance
  • Maps loaded on Micro-SD card for all 50 States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico
  • Provides automatic rerouting
  • Realistic representations of interchanges
  • Lane guidance
  • Text-to speech
  • Easy to use graphic user interface
  • Over 2 million points of interest
  • Program waypoints
  • Save favorites

Bluetooth Features:

  • Built-in Bluetooth technology for hands-free talking and audio streaming
  • Bluetooth range up to 32.8 ft.
  • Supports SMS message notifications and A2DP audio streaming
  • Bluetooth Profiles Supported:
    • HFP: Hands Free Profile allows a hands-free car kit to connect to a compatible mobile phone
    • PBAP: Phone Book Access Profile allows the car stereo to display the name of the incoming caller, as well as access the contact list of the mobile phone directly from the car stereo
    • A2DP: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile allows high quality audio to be streamed from an audio device to the car stereo
    • SPP: Serial Port Profile provides a wireless replacement for RS-232 based serial communications
  • Works with most Bluetooth enabled cell phones
  • Includes an external microphone for clear, and distortion-free talking

Product History:

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(previous model, replaced by Planet Audio PNV9680)

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.

Security Indicator
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.

80 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.
1 Pair
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 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.
2-band parametric equalizer
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.

TFT-LCD Monitor
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.

Full Color
Button Color
Refers to the color of the physical buttons on the unit.
Blue
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.
90 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.

No

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.
12
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.
Yes
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 (CD-R Only)
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.
No
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.
DVD
DVD+R
DVD+RW
DVD-R
DVD-RW
VCD (MPEG-1)
DVD Region Number
This is the region number that the DVD receiver is compatible with. Almost any device that has the ability to play a DVD disk has a region number. DVD region codes restrict playback of movies that come from geographical locations outside of your residing place.
All
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.

Yes

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
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

Touchscreen
If a unit is touchscreen capable, you can control a majority of it's functions by touching the screen.
Yes
Monitor 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.
6.2"
Monitor Angle Adjustment

Backward:
This means that the unit is able to tilt backwards so that the proper viewing angle can be achieved. On single DIN flip out monitors, this type of pivot means that the bottom of the screen stays stationary while the top of the screen retracts. On Double DIN units this means that the bottom of the screen slides forward while the top of the screen moves down, resulting in a backwards angle tilt.

Forward:
This means that the unit is able to tilt forward so that the proper viewing angle can be achieved. On single DIN flip out monitors, a forward pivot keeps the bottom of the screen stationary while the top of the screen moves forward. On select Double DIN units, a forward tilt is sometimes referred to as a reverse tilt. The bottom of the screen remains in the same position while the top of the screen moves forward.

Left/Right Angle (Horizontal):
Some monitors allow the display to be rotated to the left or right in order to have the best viewing angle possible.

Slide In/Out:
A feature mainly found in select Kenwood units. It allows the entire screen to slide in and out. This is different from a forward/backward tilt in that the entire screen moves forward or backwards as opposed to just the top or bottom.

None
Display Adjustment
This refers to the many ways that a units display can be adjusted.
Brightness
Color
Contrast
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.
No

Navigation Features

Map Database
This is the map database that the system uses. The map database provider supplies the digital map, as well as the Points-of-Interests, map updates, fastest routes, and many other features.
Not Specified by Manufacturer
Traffic Lane Guidance
Traffic Lane guidance is a convenient feature among navigation units. It enabled the navigation unit to tell the driver which lane that they should be in at any given time. This becomes quite useful when a particular lane is needed to exit the freeway or make a necessary turn.
No
Maps
These are the maps that come with the navigation unit.
Complete 50 USA
Canada
Partial Canada
Mexico
Puerto Rico
Navigation During Audio Playback
This feature allows the driver to listen to music while the unit is still navigating them to their destination.
No
Navigation During Video Playback
The feature allow the head unit to play videos while the navigation unit is still guiding them to their destination. This is ideal for those that use overhead or headrest monitors that receive a video signal from the in-dash navigation unit.
No
Map Dimensional Display
This is the manner in which the navigation maps are displayed. The majority of navigation units have either a 2D or a 3D map display, however some have options for both.
2D
Speed Display
Speed display is a feature that allows the unit to display the speed of the vehicle. Using GPS technology, this feature also assisting in determining the estimated time of arrival on compatible units.
No
Map Source
Maps are typically built into the navigation unit or they can be uploaded from a disc or memory card. They usually cover the United States and all or parts of Canada. Built-in flash memory maps typically respond faster than disc loaded maps.
SD Card
Text-to-Speech
Text-to-Speech (TTS) converts normal text into speech. Mostly used in navigation units, text-to-speech allow the audible playback of street names, driving directions, and any other text that the driver needs to hear.
Yes
Traffic Tuner
In-dash navigation units with satellite radio have the option for a traffic tuner, also called a Traffic Message Channel. A Traffic Message Channel (TMC) is used to deliver traffic and travel information directly to the driver. When the TMC is built-in a navigation unit, it can help direct the driver to take alternative routes when traffic is bad.
No
Points of Interest
The number of points of interest included on the maps. Points of interest may include gas stations, restaurants, city centers, hotels, airports, and tourist attractions.
2 Million
Customizable POI
Customizable Points Of Interest (POI) allow the user to customize, select favorites, and add their own points of interest. This enabled the driver to get directions quickly to previously visited destination.
Yes

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.

Yes (Built-In/Included GPS Navigation)
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.
No
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.
No
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.
Yes
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.
Yes (Universal)
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.
SD Card

Smartphone Integration

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 (Built-In/Included)
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.
Yes (Built-In/Included)
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.
Yes (via 3.5mm Auxiliary Input)

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
20%
4 Star
60%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
20%
1 Star
0%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
3.6
Value
4.4
Features
4.0
Design
3.6
Usability
3.2

bayou

Bossier city la

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eh...

October 20, 2013

Radio is not user friendly takes a couple min to read an sd card every time you want to play from it. Screen washes out terribly in even moderate sun. The Bluetooth is very good but you will have to get some good auto trim tape to mount the mic. Even after a good cleaning with alcohol the supplied tape wouldn't stick. The gps is terrible. If you use a space rather than a - it tries to divide by 0 or something. If you try to search by name and don't add a space T the end of the name it won't find it. If a road has a hyphenated name it won't fine I'd.

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Robert

Canada

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DVD Double din

September 25, 2013

Beautiful music starts with a good stereo. This one is a good start. Very good sound and easy setup make this one a very good buy. The only drawback is the documentation is lacking in better description of the settings and the plugs for the sd cards are weak

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Sean

Camp Hill, PA

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A lot of Features in a Cheap Package

September 17, 2013

I installed this in my fiance's 2010 Scion xD. It fit well with the included harness and dash kit. It has some minor protrusion but not noticeable to the average person. It adds a lot of spice to the interior of her car considering the stock Pioneer was pretty lacking. The unit itself gets the job done and works well. Everything is basically what you would expect from a cheaper head unit. You may not like it if the following is an issue for you: It is missing the illumination light wire for syncing brightness with the car's headlights. The menus feel a little cheap but are still functional. The response time for inputs is decent but not the fastest. It lacks some easy accessible audio settings for GPS/BT. Setting up steering wheel controls took a lot of troubleshooting (had to set the HU to high/low voltage to receive the inputs). The iPod option doesn't allow you to select a specific song you want to hear. I believe the SD card music option just lists all songs as 1 root directory. The minimum volume setting is too loud, and when you raise the volume incrementally it progresses too fast (so Vol. 1 to vol. 6 is a big difference). Some of the timezone and daylight savings options are screwy (you have to set the wrong timezone I think for accurate time). The touchscreen is not capacitive like an iphone/android but resistive like a Garmin GPS. You may want this head unit if you like the following: GPS loads up in a reasonable amount of time and navigates accurately (assuming its not modern construction). The sound it delivers seems pretty good. The iPod option allows you to play songs in order or random. BT works for music and phone calls. You can set any picture to wallpaper via SD card (but haven't tested this yet). You can watch DVDs while driving (not recommended for driver). It has a lot of options even though they aren't done as well as better name brand head units. I hope this helps! I would recommend this HU if you need to get all the features on a budget. If you can sacrifice some features like GPS and/or BT then you can get a better name brand with a higher quality experience.

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V42

California

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Lots of Hits... But Some Misses Too

August 4, 2013

INSTALLATION: Metra Kit for 2006 Pilot was off. Needed to Dremel (enlarge) side holes in kit to line up with tapped holes in unit. Top mounting tabs to dash interior needed to be shimmed out by ~3/16" (used 3 stacked washers under tab holes) to push unit down and correctly align with dash front opening. Ends up slightly tilted so top of unit protrudes a little, but bottom is still flush with opening. Angle actually makes display more vertical and easier to view while it still has that "built-in" look. INTERFACE: Physical buttons on front face a big plus... easier access to radio/nav/vol/tuning, etc. Graphics a bit cluttered and out-of-date looking, but usable. Fairly quick boot-up from cold starts (audio/visual and nav). Remembers last selected input on start-up (except nav which must be manually restarted). Various setting and menus can be hard to find, access or hidden (read the manual carefully and be prepared to play around with it a lot.) RADIO: Works and sounds fine. Better than stock, but have only used with stock speakers so far. Basic RDS displays a small line of text in upper right corner with current station/song. Some people complaining of eradicate station selection may have inadvertently enabled AF/TA/PTY (deselect to avoid in bottom menu using swipe to left to open hidden settings on right side). BLUETOOTH: Works well, but with some caveats. Must use with external microphone plugged into rear port. Confusing because the manufacturer's prerelease photos have shown the word "mic" printed by a hole in upper left front panel implying an internal microphone. The actual product does not have that (though hole for mic is still there.) Manufacturer support emailed back "they work together, but the external mic must be plugged in." Haven't verified that, but voice pickup is fine with external mic. Pairs with iPhone 5 (running iOS6), but does not reconnect after powering off/on. Must go into iPhone and "forget" connection and re-pair it with unit next time it's used. Old Android phone (running Gingerbread) connects without pairing and seems to work better in this regard. SD/USB: Works fine sound wise. Usual limitation of no playlist/album/artist support, only one long song list by folder in the order it was physically written to media by computer. Seems to be a universal characteristic of car head units. Shuffle play is available. Haven't yet explored the limits on the number of song/folder/subfolders software will recognize. Works with micro SD card slot in front and mini-USB front plug (with supplied adapter cable)/full size rear connector. IPOD: Works thru supplied cable that connects to proprietary rear port. Cable uses the old style 30-pin apple connector (need adapter to use with lightning.) Need to run cable to somewhere accessible like your glove box or front console. CD/DVD: Haven't explored this much, but it's played anything I've thrown at it. DVD video looks good... but one need to go into setting menu (available only during playback by tapping screen) to select the proper aspect ratio like 16:9. A parking brake override is available in the main menu under Video settings for use with or without the parking brake wire connected. NAV: That's a mixed bag. Runs PolNav6 software with NAVTEQ maps. Both reasonably up-to-date (2012.Q1 maps). Boot up and satellite lock is fast, navigation routes OK, and the interface is not too confusing. But TTS street name pronunciations are terrible, almost to the point of being useless. If you can live without TTS, its acceptable. Can substitute and run any WINCE6 compatible navigation software you care to install via SD card.

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Halon

Saint Louis

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Nice Navigation

July 30, 2013

It fits nicely on my dodge caravan 2013 with metra dash kit. The sound quality is as normal as other radios. The clock time does not support daylight saving time. So, you have to select eastern time zone while in Central time zone to increase an hour. The GPS time zone is fine for DST. The GPS works very perfectly. The bluetooth is also work nicely. The back up camera also woks fine. I can turnof the volume using volume settings while using the back up. My audio shop guy tested his iphone and it works fine too. I don't have iPad at this time, so not worry now. There are very few selections for wall paper, but it is not a big deal. Overal, I give it to five star for the price and functionality.

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

PNV9620I

UPC

636210101543

Weight

6.80lbs

Internal SKU

pnv9620i

Internal Product ID

68052

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: Planet Audio PNV9620I