Jensen Radio JHD1620 User Manual

AM/FM/RBDS/WB/AUX-IN/iPod Ready/SIRIUS Ready Heavy Duty Radio  
Installation and Operation Manual  
Guide d’installation et d’opération  
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System Features  
Content List  
Features of the Jensen JHD1620 mobile audio system include:  
Jensen Heavy Duty Radio  
Hardware Kit  
15AMP Fuse  
Installation Manual  
Quick reference Guide  
Full Dot Matrix LCD  
AM/FM US/EURO Tuner with 30 Presets (12 AM, 18 FM)  
RBDS (Radio Broadcast Data Service) with PTY Search  
SIRIUS Radio Ready with Song Seek  
iPod Ready (Cable Sold Separately)  
Weatherband Tuner with SAME Technology  
Pre-set Equalizer - 5 settings (Flat, Rock, Pop, Classical, User)  
Electronic Bass, Treble, Balance and Fader Controls  
Output Power 45W x 4  
Clock 12/24 Hour Selectable  
Public Announcement (PA) Feature with Optional Microphone (sold separately)  
IR Wireless Remote Control Ready (sold separately)  
2-Channel Pre-amp Line Level Outputs  
2-Wire Power with Non-Volatile Memory and Clock/Time Support  
Auxiliary Audio Input (Front 3.5mm Stereo Jack, Rear RCA)  
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When Driving  
Keep the volume level Iow enough to be aware of the road and traffic conditions.  
When Washing Your Vehicle  
Do not expose the product to water or excessive moisture. Moisture can cause electrical  
shorts, fire or other damage.  
When Parked  
Parking in direct sunlight can produce very high temperatures inside your vehicle. Give the  
interior a chance to cool down before starting playback.  
Use the Proper Power Supply  
This product is designed to operate with a 12 volt DC negative ground battery system.  
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This unit is designed for installation in vehicle cabs with an existing 1-DIN radio opening. In  
many cases, a special installation kit will be required to mount the radio to the dashboard. See  
the dealer where the radio was purchased for kit availability. Always check the kit application  
before purchasing to make sure the kit works with your vehicle.  
problem is corrected. Once proper operation is achieved, turn the accessory switch off  
and proceed with final mounting of the chassis.  
7. Carefully slide the radio into the mounting sleeve making sure it is right-side-up until it is  
fully seated and the spring clips lock it into place.  
8. Attach one end of the  
Before You Begin  
perforated support strap  
1. Disconnect Battery  
(supplied) to the screw  
Before you begin, always disconnect the battery negative terminal.  
2. Remove Transport Screws  
stud on the rear of the  
chassis using the hex nut  
provided. Fasten the  
other end of the  
perforated strap to a  
secure part of the  
dashboard either above  
or below the radio using  
the screw and plain  
washer provided. Bend  
the strap, as necessary,  
to position it. Some  
Support Strap  
Screw Stud  
Plain Washer  
Important Notes  
Screw (5 x 25mm)  
Before final installation, test the wiring connections to make sure the unit is connected  
properly and the system works.  
Use only the parts included with the unit to ensure proper installation. The use of  
unauthorized parts can cause malfunctions.  
Consult with your nearest dealer if installation requires the drilling of holes or other  
modifications to your vehicle.  
Install the unit where it does not interfere with driving and cannot injure passengers during  
a sudden or emergency stop.  
If the installation angle exceeds 30º from horizontal, the unit might not give optimum  
Avoid installing the unit where it will be subject to high temperatures from direct sunlight,  
hot air, or from a heater, or subject to excessive dust, dirt or vibration.  
Rubber Bushing  
Hex Nut (5mm)  
vehicle installations  
provide cavity for rear  
support. In these applications, place the rubber bushing over the screw stud and insert  
the radio.  
CAUTION: The perforated rear support strap or rear rubber mounting bushing must  
be used in the installation of the radio. Installation without either may result in  
damage to the radio or the mounting surface and void the manufacturer’s warranty.  
9. Test radio operation by referring to the operating instructions for the unit.  
DIN Front Mount  
1. Slide the mounting sleeve off of the chas-  
sis if it has not already been removed. If it  
is locked into position, use the removal  
keys (supplied) to disengage it. The  
removal keys are depicted in “Removing  
the Unit” on page 3.  
2. Check the dashboard opening size by  
sliding the mounting sleeve into it. If the  
opening is not large enough, carefully cut  
or file as necessary until the sleeve easily  
slides into the opening. Do not force the  
sleeve into the opening or cause it to bend  
or bow. Check that there will be sufficient  
Bend Tabs  
Screw Stud  
Removing the Unit  
To remove the radio after  
installation, remove the plastic end  
caps, insert the removal keys  
straight back until they click, and  
then pull the radio out. If removal  
keys are inserted at an angle, they  
will not lock properly to release the  
Removal Key  
Reconnect Battery  
space behind the dashboard for the radio chassis.  
3. Locate the series of bend tabs along the top, bottom and sides of the mounting sleeve.  
With the sleeve fully inserted into the dashboard opening, bend as many of the tabs  
outward as necessary to firmly secure the sleeve to the dashboard.  
When wiring is complete, reconnect  
the battery negative terminal.  
Removal Key  
4. Place the radio in front of the dashboard opening so the wiring can be brought through the  
mounting sleeve.  
5. Follow the wiring diagram carefully and make certain all connections are secure and  
insulated with crimp connectors or electrical tape to ensure proper operation.  
6. After completing the wiring connections, turn the unit on to confirm operation (vehicle  
accessory switch must be on). If the unit does not operate, recheck all wiring until the  
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Press the MUTE button (17) to mute the audio output. Press MUTE again to restore the audio  
output to the previous level.  
Press the MODE button (4) to select a different mode of operation, as indicated on the display  
panel. Available modes include the following: Tuner (AM/FM) > SAT (Sirius) > iPod > Auxiliary.  
Tuner is the default source when a prior source is no longer available.  
NOTE: iPod or Sirius (SAT) mode will be skipped if the module is not installed.  
NOTE: Sirius (SAT) mode will be skipped when the Region menu option is set to  
Power On/Off  
The reset button should be activated for the following reasons:  
Press the rotary encoder POWER button (1) to turn the unit on or off. The unit will resume at  
the last mode selected (Tuner, Auxiliary, etc.).  
initial installation of the unit when all wiring is completed  
function buttons do not operate  
error symbol on the display  
Use a ball point pen or thin metal object to press the RESET button (20). This may be  
necessary should the unit display an error code.  
Audio Menu  
Press the AUDIO button (3) to access the audio menu. You can navigate through the audio  
menu items by pressing the AUDIO button repeatedly. Once the desired menu item appears  
on the display, adjust that option by turning the rotary encoder (1) within 5 seconds. The unit  
will automatically exit the audio menu after five seconds of inactivity. The following menu items  
can be adjusted.  
Bass Level  
Use the rotary encoder (1) to adjust the Bass level range from “-7” to “+7”.  
Treble Level  
Volume Control  
To increase the volume, turn the rotary encoder (1) to the right. To decrease the volume, turn  
the rotary encoder to the left. While adjusting the volume, the LCD displays a bar graph and  
numerical representation of the level.  
Use the rotary encoder (1) to adjust the Treble level range from “-7” to “+7”.  
Adjusting Balance controls the relative level between the left and right speakers in each pair.  
Use the rotary encoder (1) to adjust the Balance between the left and right speakers from “Left  
12” to “Right 12”.  
Adjusting Fade controls the relative level between the front and rear speaker pairs. Use the  
rotary encoder (1) to adjust the Fader between the rear and front speakers from “Rear 12” to  
“Front 12”.  
The maximum volume setting is 40.  
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Update Firmware <ENTER>: Press the INFO/ENTER button (16) to apply recent software  
System Menu  
1. Press and hold the PTY/CAT/MENU button (2) for more than 2 seconds to enter the sys-  
tem menu. The first menu item, “Key Beep”, will appear on the display.  
2. Press the TUNE/SEEK |<< / >>| (18, 19) button repeatedly to navigate the system menu.  
3. Press the INFO/ENTER button (16) to select the desired item.  
Press the EQ/LOUD button (11) to choose one of the following pre-defined bass and treble  
4. Press the INFO/ENTER button again to adjust the selected menu item.  
The following items can be adjusted:  
Key Beep (Click / Beep / Off): Turn the audible beep On/Off (heard when functions/  
buttons are selected).  
LCD Backlight (1-10): Adjust LCD brightness.  
LCD Contrast (1-10): Adjust LCD contrast.  
Tuning Region (USA / EURO): Set frequency spacing for various regions.  
Power-Off Clock (On / Off)  
Clock Format (12Hour / 24Hour): Select 12 or 24 hour display mode.  
Set Clock (HH : MM):  
Press and hold the EQ/LOUD button (11) to toggle loudness on/off. When listening to music at  
low volumes, this feature will boost the bass and treble ranges to compensate for the  
characteristics of human hearing.  
Press the INFO/ENTER button (16) to view the clock set screen.  
Press the INFO/ENTER button to move to the next digit.  
Press the TUNE/SEEK |<< / >>| (18, 19) buttons to adjust the selected digit.  
Auxiliary Input  
To access an auxiliary device:  
Preset-Only Tuning (On / Off):  
Sirius Settings Menu (only appears when SIRIUS tuner is connected and in SIRIUS  
1. Connect the portable audio player to either the AUX IN on the front panel (17) or at the  
rear of the unit.  
Clock Autoset (On / Off)  
Time Zone1 (Atlantic / Eastern / Central / Mountain / Pacific / Alaska  
Daylight Saving Time (Observed / Not Observed)  
Clear Skipped Channels (Yes / No)  
Skipped Channels: List of Channels (Skipped / Visible)  
Set Lock Code: _ _ _ _  
Locked Channels: List of Channels (Locked / Unlocked)  
Enable Song Seek (Yes / No)  
Edit Favorite Songs: List of Favorite Songs (Enable / Disable / Delete)  
2. Press the MODE button (4) to select “Auxiliary” mode. The rear AUX IN audio source will  
play by default until a device is inserted into the front jack.  
3. Press MODE again to cancel “Auxiliary” mode and go to the next mode.  
NOTE: The front AUX IN jack will override the rear auxiliary audio inputs.  
PA Operation (microphone sold separately)  
iPod Auto-Select (On / Off): Choose “On” to automatically detect and playback iPod when  
connected or “Off” to use the MODE button to select the iPod source.  
Weather Alert Configuration  
Connect the PA Microphone with a 4-PIN connector to the 4-PIN socket on the rear of the  
The unit will automatically switch to PA mode when the Mic switch is pushed “ON”.  
The PA output level can be adjusted using the rotary volume encoder (1).  
With radio power off, the radio will wake up when PA mic is keyed to make an  
announcement. Please note that it will take a few seconds before the radio “wakes up”  
and PA is active. Radio will return to the off state when the PA mic is released.  
Min Alert Level (All / None / Warnings / Watches)  
Auto-On Enable (Yes / No): Select “Enabled” to turn on the radio when NOAA alerts  
are issued. This function only works when the +12V switched is on.  
Alert Volume (Select Volume Level 0-40)  
Clear SAME Codes <ENTER>  
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD)  
The current frequency and activated functions are shown on the LCD panel (21).  
SAME Code 1: _ _ _ _ _ _  
SAME Code 2: _ _ _ _ _ _  
SAME Code 3: _ _ _ _ _ _  
SAME Code 4: _ _ _ _ _ _  
NOTE: LCD panels may take longer to respond when subjected to cold temperatures for  
an extended period of time. In addition, the visibility of the characters on the LCD may  
decrease slightly. The LCD display will return to normal when the temperature increases  
to a normal range.  
SAME Code 5: _ _ _ _ _ _  
SAME Code 6: _ _ _ _ _ _  
SAME Code 7: _ _ _ _ _ _  
Battery Alarm (Off / On)  
Battery Auto-Off (Off / On)  
Reset System Defaults <ENTER>: Press the INFO/ENTER button (16) to return the  
EEPROM to factory default set up values.  
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Setting the Clock  
To set the clock to display the current time, turn the vehicle ignition on and turn the radio on.  
Enter the system menu and adjust the clock by selecting the “Set Clock” menu item.  
Press the INFO/ENTER button (16) to view the clock set screen.  
Press the INFO/ENTER button to move to the next digit.  
Press the TUNE/SEEK |<< / >>| (18, 19) buttons to adjust the selected digit.  
When no adjustment is made for five seconds, the time will become set and normal operation  
will resume.  
When the information is too long to be displayed on the LCD, press the DISP/SCROLL button  
(12) to view the entire title. The information will scroll twice and then return to abbreviated text.  
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