BOSS BV-14.1FLIP User Manual
14.1" Flip Down TFT Monitor with
includes one set of Wireless Headphones
Congratulations on your purchase of aVideo Monitor.
It has been designed, engineered and manufactured to bring you the highest level of performance and quality, and will afford you years of viewing pleasure.
Thank you for makingyour choice for car video entertainment!
U S E R ’ S M A N U A L
2 General precautions
4What is included?
5Monitor controls and features
9Releasing and opening the monitor
10Powering up the monitor
10Turning on the dome lights
11Infrared audio transmission
12Using the wireless headphones
13Replacing the wireless headphone batteries
14Replacing the remote control batteries
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Please read this manual completely and carefully prior to attempting to install your new Boss mobile video equipment. Installed correctly, your
equipment will provide you with years of enjoyable and safe usage.
Installation of this equipment in any portion of a vehicle which impairs or distracts the driver is improper and dangerous assumes no liability whatsoever for failure to follow the proper installation of this product.
Please keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.
•Do not operate this equipment while driving – safe driving should always be your highest priority.
•This product should not be installed in a location which allows the monitor screen to be visible to the driver of the vehicle. In some states and countries, the viewing of images on a screeen inside a vehicle is illegal, even by people other than the driver. Be sure that the installation and operation of this system is in compliance with local rules and regulations.
•If you have installed the monitor in a position where it is visible to the driver, be sure to install a Safety Cord. Wire this cord to an accessory wire which has +12v power when the ignition is switched on. This will prevent the operaton of the monitor when the engine is running.
If you do not know how to install the Safety Cord, please consult with a mobile video installer in your area, and have this work completed properly before operating the video system.
•Do not open or attempt to repair this unit yourself. Dangerous high voltages are present which may result in electric shock. Refer any repairs to a qualified service technician.
•Do not attempt to repair a damaged, broken or faulty power cord. Replace it with a new one immediately.
•To avoid risk of electronic shock or damage to the monitor, do not permit any of this equipment to become damp or wet from water or drinks. If this does occur, immediately unplug the power cord and send the monitor to your local dealer or service center as soon as possible.
•if there is smoke or any peculiar odor present during useor if there is damage to any of the component enclosures, immediately unplug the power cord and send the monitor to your local dealer or service center as soon as possible .
SHOCK HAZARD! Do not open the case of this product. There are dangerous voltages present within the unit. There are no
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Choose a mounting location in your vehicle where the unit will not distract or otherwise interfere with the driver’s ability to control the vehicle.
Do not install components in areas which are susceptible to rain, moisture, direct sunlight, extreme heat or cold, excessive dust, dirt or humidity.
If installation requires drilling holes or other modifications to the vehicle, consult with your nearest dealer or professional car audio installer.
Use only the installation parts and hardware provided with the unit to ensure proper installation. Using other parts can cause malfunction and possible damage to your video monitor.
Use only a power source with 12 Volts DC (negative ground).
Before final installation, temporarily connect the wiring according to the diagram near the end of this manual, check it to ensure that it has been connected properly, and test the unit to make sure it is working correctly.
After the monitor is installed, do not arbitrarily pull it down or strike it. This may loosen the mounting screws and cause it to fall down.
Turn the unit off when it is not in use.
Avoid dropping any metal objects or inflammable items into the monitor ventilation slots.
Do not place objects on or suspend objects from the power cord, as this may damage the cord.
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Your new video monitor features the following:
•TFT Active Matrix LCD display
•Wireless infrared audio transmitter and headphones
•Overhead console mounting bracket
•Audio/video input controls
•Wireless remote control
What is included?
When first unpacking your new flipdown monitor, please check first that the package contains all of the items below. If something is missing, contact the store where you purchased the player.
•LCD monitor housing
•Wireless remote control with batteries
•Video/power interface cable with inline fuse
•Metal mounting plate
•(10) M4x6mm sheet metal screws
(for attaching mounting plate to ceiling)
• (10) M4x10mm machine screws
(for attaching monitor to mounting plate)
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Monitor Controls and Features
1DOME LIGHT ON/OFF MODE
This switch is used to determine if the lights go on/off automatically with the opening of a car door.
3VIDEO SOURCE #1 SELECTOR
4VIDEO SOURCE #2 SELECTOR
5MONITOR RELEASE BUTTON
This button enables the
These buttons are used to decrease
8or increase the value of the parameter currently selected in the menu system.
9MANUAL DOME LIGHT ON/OFF
This button turns the monitor system on and off.
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Press to turn unit ON or OFF.
These buttons are used to increase or decrease parameters in the onscreen display menu system.
Use this button to switch between A/V Source 1 and A/V Source 2.
This button enables the
NOTE: These buttons have no function on this monitor.
This button has no function on this
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On a towel or soft cloth, gently place the monitor assembly “face down” on a stable worksurface.
Using the wires provided, complete the audio, video and power connections in your vehicle as shown in the diagram below.
VIDEO SOURCE 1
(DVD player, video
VIDEO SOURCE 2
(DVD player, video
to +12 VDC Battery
to Chassis Ground
to +12 VDC Battery
to Chassis Ground
Car dome lamp (+)
Car dome lamp
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CAUTION: Make sure the screws are NOT long enough to go through the roof!
If you have any doubts about this type of installation, please consult your local mobile electronics retailer. Making holes in the roof of your vehicle will cause damage which is expensive to repair.
notch toward the front
HOLE LOCATIONS ONLY!!
Using the TEN black selftapping screws provided, attach the monitor mounting plate by screwing through the headliner and into the existing roof supports or the wood bracket you made (see TIP below).
Install the monitor onto the mounting plate, using the eight screws provided.
Make a MOUNTING BRACKET out of wood. This bracket mounts under the headliner, and provides a mounting surface to which the housing of the
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Releasing and lowering the monitor
To lower the monitor, press the Monitor Release button and pull the monitor down. It will drop freely to 45º.
To lower the monitor further, continue pulling down and the internal mechanism will permit further movement and will hold the monitor in the position in which you leave it.
Slide the monitor release button
Pull the monitor screen down to the desired angle
To avoid accidental damage, we suggest you always close the monitor assembly when it is not in use. To do so, rotate the monitor back to a 0º
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Powering up the monitor
To turn the monitor on, press and hold the POWER button for two seconds. When the power is ON, if an input signal is present, the picture will be displayed on the screen. If no signal is present, the monitor will display the message "NO SIGNAL."
If you know a video input signal is present but the monitor displays "NO SIGNAL," be sure to try pressing the AV SELECT button to see if your input source is connected to the other AV input.
To adjust the monitor image, press MENU to access the following adjustments:
NOTE: If you wish to return the settings to the factory defaults, simply press MENU until you reach the DEFAULT menu and press MENU. The proceed to the SAVE/EXIT menu and exit the menu system.
Use the +/- buttons to adjust each parameter until you are satisfied with the picture quality. When you are done, press MENU until the SAVE/EXIT menu is displayed, and exit the menu system.
Turning on the dome lights
This unit features dual dome lights, which turn on when you open a door. To turn the dome lights on or off manually, simply press the round button near the right dome light.
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