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Digital Media Receiver

KD-X480BHS

Digital Media Receiver featuring Bluetooth® / USB / HD Radio/ SiriusXM / Amazon Alexa / 13-Band EQ / Variable-Color Illumination / JVC Remote App Compatibility


  • Bluetooth Control
  • Amazon Alexa Compatible
  • K2 Technology
  • Built-in HD Radio
  • SiriusXM Ready
  • 2 Phones Full-Time Connection
  • Auto Pairing for iPhone / Android
  • 1.5A Max. Power Supply Current
  • Time Alignment
  • 13-Band Graphic EQ
  • 2-Line VA LCD Display
  • Music Sync. Effect
  • Low Battery Information
  • Wired Steering Remote Control Ready
  • Short Chassis
  • Spanish Text Compatible
  • French Text Compatible
  • Remote Control Application
  • iPod/iPhone Music Playback

Highlights

Amazon Alexa Compatible

With Alexa on your JVC Receivers, you can use your voice to control your music and much more. Using Alexa is as easy as asking a question. Just ask and Alexa can play your favorite song, skip to the next track, change the volume, read you the news and more.

Available Functions

  • Play Music
    Amazon Music
    iHeartRadio
    Tune-in
    audible
    Sirius XM
    Pandora
  • Check Weather
  • Check Local News
  • Question about general things
  • Timer / Alarm
  • Check Wikipedia

*Some functions and services are not available in all areas.

 

Using Alexa on the JVC Receiver is simple and hands-free, just ask and Alexa will respond instantly.

**For more information, visit http://www.jvc.net/car/app/amazon_alexa/

  • Amazon Alexa Key

Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

5.0V High-Voltage 3 Pre-Outs

Equipped with three RCA terminals for pre-outs with 5.0V high voltage. Increasing the output voltage from the pre-outs helps reduce transmission noise and distortion when connected with an external amplifier.

Bluetooth® Control

Streaming Music

Listen to popular music applications and music stored on your device with basic audio controls.

 

JVC Streaming DJ

Connect up to 5 Bluetooth devices simultaneously, allowing you and your friends to take turns streaming music like a DJ.
Move to the groove and get the party pumping to the max.

2 Phones Full-Time Connection

You can connect two phones full time via Bluetooth, with secure and simple pairing.
Calls to either phone can be received by a push of a key on the receiver.

Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile 1.7

HFP 1.7 Wideband Speech is supported, allowing you to enjoy hands-free phoning convenience together with higher voice quality and improved noise reduction.

iPhone® Bluetooth Automatic Pairing

Just connect your iPhone via USB and the automatic Bluetooth pairing function will work to complete the pairing. No complicated manual procedure to worry about.

Low Battery Information

When the battery of the connected Bluetooth device runs low, a beep sound is heard and “LOW BATTERY” appears on the receiver.

 

Display

2-Line VA LCD Display

Equipped with VA (Vertical Alignment) LCD panels that offer a broader angle of view and better visibility. The 2-line display provides more information with animation effects.

2-Zone Variable-Color Illumination

You can mix the front panel illumination into 2 separate color zones. 50 preset patterns (49 colors + 1 user color preset) are available for easy customization. In addition, manual setting is possible to set each RGB color by 32 steps, providing a total of 32,768 different colors for each zone, 1 and 2, to match your preferences. You can even enjoy moving illumination, selectable from 10 color animation patterns.

Music Sync. Effect

Changes illumination patterns according to the rhythm of the music. Illumination key colors can be preset the way you like.

Spanish Text Display Compatible

On-screen display menu now available in Spanish.

Internet Radio/Digital Radio

Built-in HD Radio

HD Radil is a Digital technology that allows a radio station to transmit more information in the same radio wave, enabling higher quality sound and additional content. HD Radio technology makes AM Stations have FM Station-like sound quality, while FM Stations are broadcast with CD-like sound quality. Unlike typical FM or AM transmission, HD Radio has crystal clear reception with low noise and no audio distortion.

Ready for SiriusXM Radio (optional SiriusXM tuner required, sold separately)

Ready for SiriusXM Radio. You can listen to over 100 Channels of music, sports, and entertainment.

USB

High Current 1.5A Charging

Rapidly charge your smartphone using the USB port, with up to a maximum of 1.5A.

Sound Optimization

K2 Technology for Enhanced Digital Sound Quality

K2 is a JVC original technology that reproduces the original master sound by expanding the frequency range.
For example, K2 will expand the digital data of the audio CD recorded at 44.1kHz to 192 kHz. It is also possible to recreate the high-frequency range above 20kHz that is cut during the CD formatting.

Time Alignment

By selecting the speaker type and the distance to the center of the listening position, the receiver will automatically adjust the timing of the sound output from each of the speakers so that the sound from each of the speakers will arrive exactly at the same time to the listening position.

Space Enhancement

Space Enhancement is a virtual surround technology using 2 speakers. Just select the vehicle size, and the head unit automatically adjusts the sound effectively.

Sound Response

This function boosts the low frequencies which can be lost during compression to MP3 or AAC.

Sound Lift

Virtually manipulate the height of the speakers by adjusting the sound frequencies.

Volume Link EQ

Volume Link EQ boosts specific frequencies in the audio signal to compensate for the impact of road noise. It boosts frequencies in the music that are affected by road noise.

13-Band Equalizer

Use the 13-Band Equalizer to manually adjust the sound to your taste.

General

Remote Control App

Control the receiver's source directly from the smartphone using simple finger gestures with "JVC Remote" app* (now available for both iOS and Android). You can even customize your audio setting, and see detailed source information such as song title, artist name and album art etc. from the smartphone.

*JVC Remote App
 For more information, visit www.jvc.net/car/app/jvc_remote/

Short Chassis

The reduced depth of the chassis contributes to a weight reduction and facilitates easier installation.

Remote Control (Optional)

Remote control (RM-RK52) is optionally available.

Steering Wheel Remote Control Ready

Factory steering wheel control functions can be retained with a third-party adapter (sold separately).

Technical Specifications
Product Support
Technical Specifications
Display
Detachable Face Panel
Yes
2-Line VA LCD Display
Yes
Variable Colour
Yes
LCD Color
White
Music Sync. Effect
Yes
Auto Dimmer
Yes
Brightness Control
Yes
Spanish Text Compatible
Yes
French Text Compatible
Yes
Radio Tuner
Preset Stations
18FM + 6AM + 18HD
Automatic Preset / SSM (FM only)
Yes
Tuner Preset Memory (for power disconnection)
Yes
SiriusXM Ready
Yes
Built-in HD Radio
Yes
Radio Data Broadcast System (RBDS)
Yes
FM Frequency Range
87.9 - 107.9MHz (Frequency Step 200kHz)
AM Frequency Range
530 - 1,700kHz (Frequency Step 10kHz)
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
USB
Position
Front
Drive Change Mode for Mass Storage Class
Yes
1.5A Max. Power Supply Current
Yes
Bluetooth®
Bluetooth Control
Yes (Ver 4.2, Wired-Mic included)
*Available functions depend on mobile phone.
Bluetooth Technology
V4.2
Audio Codec
AAC / SBC
Auto Pairing for iPhone / Android
Yes (iPhone only)
2 Phones Full-Time Connection
Yes
Remote Control Application
Yes
Hands Free Call (HFP)
Yes (HFP 1.7.1)
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
V1.2
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)
Yes (AVRCP 1.6.1)
Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP)
Yes
5 BT-Audio Connection [JVC Streaming DJ]
Yes
Voice Dialing_
Yes
* Voice recognition compatible mobile phone required
Low Battery Information
Yes
iPod/iPhone Control
iPod/iPhone Music Playback
Yes (via USB or Bluetooth(R))
Android Control
Android Music Playback
Yes (via Bluetooth(R))
Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa Compatible
Yes
Audio
Maximum Power Output (Front & Rear)
50W x 4 / 50W x 2 +Subwoofer (4 ohms) 50W x 1
Full Bandwidth Power (at less than 1%THD)
22W x 4
K2 Technology
Yes
13-Band Graphic EQ
Yes
Preset EQ
Yes (11-Preset)
Volume Link EQ
Yes
High-Pass Filter/Low-Pass Filter
Yes/Yes
Time Alignment
Yes
Space Enhancement
Yes
Sound Response
Yes
Sound Lift
Yes
Bass Boost (Hyper Bass System)
Yes
Inputs and Outputs
Auxiliary (AUX) Input
1 (Front)
Pre-Out Terminals
3 Pairs (Front + Rear + Subwoofer)
Pre-Output Level
5.0V
Subwoofer Output with Level/Frequency Control
Yes (Level -50 - +10)
Subwoofer Output Level
5.0V
Subwoofer Direct Connection (Mono Lch)
Yes
General
Back Up Memory
Yes
Wireless Remote Control
Ready (RM-RK52 required)
Wired Steering Remote Control Ready
Yes
Short Chassis
Yes
Installation Size (W x H x D)
7-3/16" x 2-1/16" x 3-15/16" (182 x 53 x 100mm)
Unit weight in individual package
2.0 lbs. (0.9kg)
Product Support
Quick Start Guide (America) English, French, Spanish 2022 0.58MB View Download
Instruction manual (America) English, French, Spanish 2022 1.48MB View Download

Application & Firmware

iPod and iPhone Compatibility Compatibility View
JVC Remote Smartphone Linkage View