JVC UNVEILS NEW MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTS FOR MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT|
LAS VEGAS CES (Booth # N221/N222) January 5, 2006 Taking the home theater entertainment experience on the road will bring new meaning to the Sunday drive with JVCs newest mobile entertainment systems unveiled today at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Designed to provide a rich audio and exceptional visual experience, the new line of DVD/CD receivers and multimedia centers are all satellite radio ready, MP3/WMA compatible, and offer JVCs Giga MP3 technology that lets users play DVD-R/-RW, +R/+RW discs that contain MP3 and WMA files, offering the ability to store thousands of songs. All are also Ready for iPod®, allowing iPod connection, recharging and information display using JVCs KS-PD100 adapter. JVCs XA-HD500 hard drive digital audio player can also be connected using the new KS-PD500 adapter. Two new models offer a built-in USB memory slot.
With our new mobile entertainment products, JVC is enabling passengers to enjoy an in-car entertainment experience like no other. Continuing our commitment to deliver innovative technology, our new line of mobile entertainment offers the richest quality sound and video as well as enhanced functionality and feature sets that enable each passenger to enjoy their favorite entertainment on the go, said Gary DeFeo, General Manager, Mobile Electronics Division, JVC Company of America
New In-Dash Display Options
New for 2006 from JVC are two DVD/CD receivers with built-in full-color TFT screens the KD-AVX2 with a 3.5-inch screen and the double-DIN KW-AVX706 with a 6.5-inch screen. Both are part of JVCs EXAD line of products, which features the companys most advanced technologies and design concepts. Both units screens are built into the front of the receiver and let users watch television, DVD movies, display JPEG pictures or monitor a rearview camera. Dual-zone control allows front passengers to listen to music while rear seat passengers enjoy a DVD movie. A new feature common to both is headphone surround, which delivers a surround sound experience through any headphones. Also new is direct playback of MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 files for playback versatility and convenience. In addition, both the KD-AVX2 and KW-AVX706 offer an upgraded version of JVCs Giga MP3 feature, called Giga MP3 Multi, which can handle WAV files in addition to MP3 and WMA files.
Other KD-AVX2 and KW-AVX706 shared features include a power output of 50 watts x 4 maximum (20 watts x 4 RMS), 5.1-channel Dolby Digital and DTS decoding, DVD-Audio compatibility, and gold-plated inputs and outputs. The KD-AVX706 also offers SD card playback.
JVC has three additional new DVD/CD receivers, two with a USB memory slot. All three models the KD-DV4200, KD-DV6200 and KD-ADV6270 are satellite radio ready, Ready for iPod, compatible with MP3/WMA files and include a remote control. In addition to these features, the KD-DV6200 and KD-ADV6270 receivers include a built-in USB memory slot for easy playback of MP3 and WMA files. The units can accommodate USB drives with up to a 4GB capacity. Both units also offer dual-zone capability, are DivX compatible and can play discs encoded with WAV files in addition to MP3 and WMA files.
Innovative 2005 Models Remain Available
In 2006, JVC will continue to offer the KD-AV7010 DVD/CD receiver with a detachable in-dash monitor. For a cinema-like experience, the KD-AV7010 packs a seven-inch, full-color TFT screen that remains hidden in the receiver until needed and offers touch panel operation for easy on-screen menu control. Additionally, JVC will continue to sell the KD-AVX1 multimedia DVD/CD receiver with a front panel full-color three-inch TFT monitor.
JVCs mobile multimedia line also includes three separate LCD units, carried over for the new year. These include a convenient option for rear-seat entertainment the KV-MRD900, a ceiling mount DVD player/monitor combo with a nine-inch widescreen monitor with an extension so it can be pulled down from the ceiling for a more comfortable viewing angle. A built-in IR transmitter allows easy operation via remote control and lets passengers enjoy stereo sound with two included pairs of wireless headphones.
A monitor-only version is also available the KD-MR9010, which features two pairs of AV input terminals for connection to an external DVD player, VCR or video game system. JVC also offers the KH-MH6510, a 6.5-inch full-color TFT monitor that can be installed into most headrests. A built-in IR transmitter enables remote control.
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About JVC Company of America
JVC Company of America, headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd., and a holding company for JVC companies located in North and South America. JVC distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment, including high definition displays, camcorders, VCRs, D-VHS recorders, DVD players and recorders, satellite systems, home and portable audio equipment, mobile entertainment products and recording media. For further product information, visit JVCs Web site at http://www.jvc.com or call 800-526-5308.