JVC KD-R881BT CD Receiver with Bluetooth® Wireless Technology and Front USB/AUX Input

JVC KD-R881BT CD Receiver with Bluetooth® Wireless Technology and Front USB/AUX Input
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Smartphone Integration


Android Music Playback via USB

Simply connect your Android smartphone or tablet to the receiver via USB and enjoy a totally “plug and play” music playback solution. The Android Open Accessory Protocol (AOA2) is supported so absolutely no preparation or set-up is necessary – just plug it in and it’s ready to play audio files stored on your Android device in what’s called “AUDIO MODE”. Or, by installing the free JVC Music Play app* available on Google Play, you’ll be able to access “AUTO MODE” for added functionality including Folder Up & Down, and Search Artist/Album/Song.



Bluetooth® Wireless Technology


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 head unit.


Bluetooth AVRCP1.5 for Versatile Song Selection

In addition to repeat and random playback of music files, you can also easily search for songs using the browsing function. Just look for and choose the song you want to hear from the folder name and song name lists.


Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile 1.6

HPF 1.6 Wideband Speech is supported, so you can now enjoy hands-free phoning convenience together with higher voice quality and improved noise reduction.


iPhone®/Android Bluetooth Automatic Pairing

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


JVC Streaming DJ new

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

Sound Optimization

K2 Technology for Enhanced Digital Sound Quality

K2 is a JVCKENWOOD’s original technology that reproduces the original master sound by expanding the bit rate and frequency range. K2 is compatible with all sources including CD. For example, K2 will expand the digital data of the audio CD recorded at 44.1kHz/16 bit to 48 kHz/24 bit, and recreate the high-frequency range above 20kHz that is cut during the CD formatting.


Time Alignmentnew

By selecting the speaker type and the distance to the centre of the listening position, the head unit 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.


9-Preset EQ including “drvn EQ”new

Preset EQ patterns are selectable from 9 types including ”drvn EQ” that is designed to maximize the performance of JVC drvn Series amplifiers and speakers, as well as producing dynamic sound for any speaker.


Media Playback

24bit FLAC Compatible with Tagnew

Compatible with FLAC format which allows digital audio to be losslessly compressed, so that file size is reduced without any information being sacrificed. Also compatible with playback of 24bit / 48kHz FLAC format.



2-Line VA LCD Displaynew

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.


Variable-Color Accent Key (Dual LED)new

You can customize your own color by adjusting the intensity of RGB (Red, Green, and Blue).



High Current 1.5A Charging

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



Remote Control Appnew

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.

Technical Specifications


Display Type
2-Line VA LCD Display
LCD Color
Key Color
Variable Color + Blue
Spanish Text Display Compatible
Auto Dimmer
Brightness Control
Media Playback
MP3 Compatible with Tag
WMA Compatible with Tag
WAV Compatible with Tag
FLAC Compatible with Tag
USB ( Up to 24bit/48kHz )
Bluetooth Control
Built-in Bluetooth[1]
Yes (Version 3.0, Wired-Mic included)
Hands Free Call (HFP)
Yes (HFP 1.6 wideband speech)
2 Phones Full-Time Connection
Audio Streaming & Control (A2DP, AVRCP)
5 BT-Audio Full-Time Connection
Voice Dialing (voice recognition compatible mobile phone required)
Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP)
iPhone & Android Automatic Pairing
Android Control
Android Music Playback (AUDIO MODE and AUTO MODE)
Pandora Control (Available in countries that support this service.)
Yes (via Bluetooth(R))
iPod/iPhone Control
iPod/iPhone Music Playback
Pandora Control (Available in countries that support this service.)
Yes (via USB or Bluetooth(R))
USB Power Supply
Yes (1.5A)
Drive Change Mode for Mass Storage Class
Inputs and Outputs
AUX Input
1 (Front)
Line Output Terminals (Pair)
3 Pairs (Front + Rear + Subwoofer)
Pre-Output Level
Subwoofer Output with Level/Frequency Control
Yes (Level -50 - +10)
Subwoofer Output Level
Radio Data System (RDS)
Digital Processing Tuner
Preset Stations
18FM + 6AM
Strong Station Memory (for FM)
Radio Timer
Yes (Once/Daily/Weekly)
Tuner Preset Memory (for power disconnection)
Frequency Range
87.5 - 108.0MHz

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