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JVC KW-M785BW Car Stereo Head Unit with Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

JVC KW-M785BW Car Stereo Head Unit with Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto


JVC Has done it again with the JVC KW-M785BW Car Stereo Head Unit With Apple Carplay and Android Auto.   This JVC Head Unit has a number of features and there is need for a third party adapter for most Japanese/Korean cars which allows the driver to use the existing steering wheel controls for the new JVC Car Stereo Head Unit . Click here for details.


  • Digital Media Receiver featuring 6.8-inch Capacitive Touch Control Monitor (6.8" WVGA).  
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay.  
  • Wireless Android Auto.  
  • USB Mirroring for Android Phones.  
  • HDMI Input.  
  • Bluetooth®.  
  • 13-Band EQ.  
  • Short Chassis for tight install.
  • Android Auto™ – Connect Wirelessly or via USB

    • Android Auto is a simpler, safer way to use your phone in the car. Just plug in your phone – or in select models, connect wirelessly – and youʼll access your favorite music, media, and messaging apps in the car.
    • Check out all the Apps for Android Auto at
    • *To use Android Auto on your car display, youʼll need an Android phone running Android 6 or higher, an active data plan, and the Android Auto app.
    • *To wirelessly use Android Auto on your car display, you need a compatible Android smartphone with an active data plan. You can check which smartphones are compatible at
    • *Some Features, applications, and services are not available in all areas. For details, see:
  • Mirroring for Android Phone – Connect via USB

    • By installing the “Mirroring OA for JVC” app, your Android phone is seamlessly displayed on the receiver's screen via USB. You can enjoy a variety of apps such as Waze, YouTube, and Instagram. Touch control is possible from both screen and smartphone.
  • HDMI™ Mirroring for Smartphones

    • Display your smartphone screen on the receiverʼs display via an HDMI cable and third party adapter.
    • *Optional HDMI cable and smartphone specific third party adapter are required (sold separately).
  • Two (2)-Camera Inputs

    • Enable users to add a rear facing camera and additional front facing camera.
  • Gesture Touch Control

    • Just touch and move your finger over the screen for various operations corresponding to your finger movements. Intuitive control provides safer operation for in-car entertainment.
  • Sound Optimisation

    • From advanced technologies that enable playback of premium High-Resolution Audio sources, to the vast array of sound adjustment functions to fine-tune and customize the acoustics exactly the way you want — count on JVC to deliver the music to your ears.
  • 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.
  • Sound Response

    • Sound response cancels time distortion to create clearer sound during the playback of compressed audio files.
  • Space Enhancement

    • Space Enhancement is a virtual surround technology using two (2) speakers. Just select the vehicle size, and the receiver automatically adjusts the sound effectively.
  • 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.
  • Thirteen (13)-Band Equalizer

    • Use the Thirteen (13)-Band Equalizer to manually adjust the sound to your taste.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Streaming Music


    • Listen to popular music applications and music stored on your device with basic audio controls.
  • Bluetooth Voice Recognition

    • Improved Sound Quality with HFP 1.8 Wideband Speech AND improved sound quality thanks to HD Voice contributes to a higher level of voice recognition accuracy.
  • Bluetooth AVRCP1.6 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.
  • JVC Streaming DJ

    • 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.
  • iDatalink Maestro – Advanced Vehicle Integration

    • iDatalink Maestro RR/RR2 (sold separately) enables the retention of the factory steering wheel audio controls, factory amplifier, secondary displays, and can even display vehicle information (performance data, climate controls, battery voltage, etc.) when connected to compatible vehicles. Radar detector information can also be displayed on the screen when used with a compatible K40 radar detector system (sold separately).
  • High Current 1.5A Charging

    • Rapidly charge your smartphone using the USB port, with up to a maximum of 1.5A.
    • *Compatibility depends on the smartphone.
  • Short Chassis

    • The reduced depth of the chassis contributes to a weight reduction and facilitates easier installation.
  • Direct OEM Steering Remote Function

    • No need for a third party adapter for most Japanese/Korean cars. Click here for details.
  • 200mm Trim Plate Included

    • Provided with a 200mm escutcheon exclusively designed for TOYOTA cars. It provides a perfect fit when installed on the console.
  • Remote Control (Optional)

    • Remote control (RM-RK258) is optionally available.
  • Technical Specifications


    • Screen Size - 6.8"W VGA Screen.
    • Touch Panel - Capacitive.
    • Gesture Touch Control - Yes.
    • Key Illumination Color - Variable.
    • Dimmer - Yes.
    • Multilingual Display - Yes (Four (4) Languages).  
    • Wallpaper Capture - Yes.


    • 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.
    • H.264 Compatible - USB.
    • WMV Compatible - USB.
    • MPEG 1/2 Compatible - USB.
    • MPEG 4 Compatible - USB.
    • MKV Compatible - USB.


    • Built-in Bluetooth[1] - Yes (Wired-Mic included).
    • Hands Free Call - Yes (HFP1.8 Wideband Speech).
    • 2 Phones Full-Time Connection - Yes (Dual Phone).
    • Audio Streaming & Control (A2DP, AVRCP) - Yes.
    • Supported Audio Formats - AAC / SBC.
    • 5 BT-Audio Connection - Yes.
    • Voice Dialing - Yes (Requires compatiable phone).
    • Phone Book Access Profile (PBAP) - Yes.
    • Alphabetical Search for Phone Book - Yes.
    • Auto Pairing for iPhone/Android - Yes.


    • Built-in Wi-Fi - Yes.


    • Android Auto[2] - Yes (via Wi-Fi or USB).
    • Mirroring for Android - Yes (via USB) *Need mirroring App.
    • Android Music Playback - Yes (via Bluetooth(R)).


    • CarPlay[3] - Yes (via Wi-Fi or USB).
    • iPhone Music Playback - Yes (via USB(CarPlay) or Bluetooth(AVRCP)).


    • USB Port - x 1 (High speed).
    • Position - Rear.
    • USB Power Supply - Yes (1.5A High Current Charging).
    • Drive Change Mode for Mass Storage Class (selectable from internal/external memory) - Yes.


    • Preset Stations - 20(FM:15ch, AM:5ch).
    • FM Frequency Range - 87.5 - 108.0MHz.
    • AM Frequency Response - (MW) 531 - 1,611kHz (9kHz).


    • Maximum Power Output (Front & Rear) - 50Wx4.
    • Full Bandwidth Power (Front & Rear) - 22W x 4 (Full Bandwidth Power, at less than 1% THD).
    • EQ - Yes (13-Band Graphic EQ).
    • Preset EQ - Yes (8Preset + 4user).
    • Bass Boost - Yes.
    • High-Pass Filter/Low-Pass Filter - Yes/Yes.
    • 3-Way X'over - Yes.
    • Digital Track Expander - Yes.
    • Space Enhancement - Yes.
    • Sound Response - Yes.
    • Sound Lift - Yes.
    • Volume Link EQ - Yes.
    • Time Alignment - Yes.


    • AV Input - mini jack (AV-IN or Camera-IN switchable) x 1.
    • Video Out - RCA x 1.
    • HDMI Terminal - Yes.
    • Rear view camera Input - Yes.
    • Line Output Terminals - 3 Pairs (Front + Rear + Subwoofer)
    • Pre-output Level/Impedance - 2.5V / 10k ohms.


    • Back Up Memory - Yes.
    • Face Type Viewing Angle Adjustment - Yes (0 - 20 degree, default : 0 degree).
    • Short Chassis - Yes (75mm).
    • Wireless Remote Control Type - Ready (RM-RK258 required).
    • Steering Remote Control Ready - Yes.
    • Learning Direct OEM Remote - Yes.
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