Name KW-MCD500
Manufacturer JVC
Released 2002/08
Device type auto
Recorder Player
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions 2-Din W 178 x H 100 x D 169mm
Weight 2200
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr)
Voltage 12
Power cable
Price (launch)
¥66 000
Inputs 3.5mm line in (analog-only), CD
Outputs RCA out

Equipped with “Vario Face” which allows you to download templates and print custom faceplates

1. Supports Japanese display Character information of ID3-Tag written in MP3 files and tuner broadcasting station name * 1 can be displayed in Japanese. You can also display the “disc name”, “group name”, and “track name” of the MD whose title was recorded in Japanese via the Net MD device. * 1: The names of 258 stations nationwide are preset in Japanese.

2. Supports playback of various media ・ CD-R / -RW recorded in MP3 format can be played. (CD text compatible) -“Direct folder access function” and “Rapid folder display” that realize comfortable operability of MP3. -Supports MDLP playback, MD group playback * 2 , and Net MD playback. -Equipped with a “direct group access function” * 3 that allows you to quickly select the group of songs you want to listen to on the MD . -Equipped with an AUX input terminal on the front panel that can be connected to mobile devices. * 2: When using a group-recorded / edited MD on a machine that supports the MD group function. * 3: Up to 12 groups can be selected using the number keys.

3. Equipped with “24bit DAC (manufactured by Burr-Brown Corporation)” that reproduces high-quality sound design and fine sound nuances. (When playing a CD) -Equipped with “24bit ATRAC” that realizes high sound quality by increasing signal processing capacity. (When playing MD SP mode) -“Phase-oriented design” that reproduces the tones of vocals and musical instruments more realistically. -Equipped with 6 patterns of DSP that enhances the sense of presence and “parametric EQ” that allows you to freely enjoy your favorite sound quality.

“Therefore, for this largest category, we planned a new concept 2DIN size MD / CD receiver “KW-MCD500” that adopted “Vario Face” that can easily change the face design. You can choose your favorite face design from the three types of customized plates that are standard equipment, and you can also download and use various plate designs from our website. In addition, we propose new ways to enjoy car audio, such as high-quality sound playback and comfortable operability, Japanese display and playback of various media.”

Content adapted from: JVC-Victor Press Release av.watch

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