07 June 2011
NX501 Multimedia Station
Raising the bar in high-performance, high-value DVD Navigation Receivers is the Clarion NX501. Equipped with a high-resolution WVGA 6.2-inch touch screen with Flick Control, built-in Parrot powered Bluetooth hands-free and audio streaming and state-of-the-art 3D navigation with 15M POI, there’s nothing like the NX501. Its rear USB port is ready for iPod and memory sticks, and can play video from either. Crossovers, a 3-band parametric equalizer and 6-channel, 4-Volt pre-amp outputs ensure that the NX501 sounds as good as it looks.
For more visit www.clarion.com
Pioneer’s new AVH-P4300DVD receiver brings Pandora internet radio into the dash. Internet radio experience is enhanced by displaying album art, artist, and song information and touch screen control of thumbs up and down, pause, track skip, and more on its large 7-inch high resolution display. The AVH-P4300DVD features iPod/iPhone control, DVD/CD playback, DivX/MP3/WMA/AAC, Advance Sound Retriever, Touch Slide Control, 4-Volt preamp outputs, aux in (rear), rear USB connection and optional Bluetooth (CD-BTB200). The unit also features Pioneer’s App Mode, accessible when the vehicle is in park, to let users view video content from Safari, YouTube and other select apps from a connected iPhone. For more visit www.pioneerelectronics.com.
In Canada visit www.pioneerelectronics.ca
The new XAV-72BT model features a 7-inch screen with full touch capability, a rear USB input for simple connection to iPod, iPhone and other digital music players, as well as full Bluetooth compatibility. Additionally, the A/V center features a stylish graphical user interface (GUI) that includes large, easy-touch buttons, simple setting menus, and a music playback screen that displays all song metadata and album artwork. The new model is compatible with DVD, CD and VCD formats and can also playback iPod video. On the audio front, the new XAV-72BT A/V center Sony’s unique SensMe™ music software to create custom music playlists and personal radio channels from a connected music library. Additionally, the Advanced Sound Engine (ASE) and Dynamic Reality Amp utilize several of Sony’s modern audio technologies to create a premium in-car sound environment. For more visit www.xplodsony.com.
In Canada visit www.sonystyle.ca/xlod
Tuscon Direct-Fit Navigation System
Metra Electronics introduces OE Direct Fit - a line of all-in-one OE Style Navigation, Audio and Video systems that have a stylish display that blends perfectly with your vehicle’s dash. With its simple menu structure, easy to use icons and touch screen interface, operating your audio, video and navigation system has never been simpler, which makes your drive more convenient and fun. Features include a 7-inch touch-screen LCD display, Navigation for Canada and the USA with 11 Million Points-of-Interest, iPod Ready connectivity and a three year warranty.
For more visit www.metraonline.com
The KW-AVX840 receiver features a 7-inch motorized widescreen touch panel display with proximity sensor and detachable face. The unit includes built-in Bluetooth wireless technology, USB 2.0 port for 2-way iPod/iPhone control, External Mode for audio playback from iPod/iPhone apps, and is HD and Satellite radio ready. The KW-AVX840 is WAV/MP3/WMA compatible, and features a 7-band iEQ, MOS-FET 50 watts x 4, three sets of 4V pre-outs, and is steering wheel remote control ready. Dual Zone and Dual Play features are also included.
Wirelessly add GPS to iPad, iPad 2, iPod touch and other Bluetooth phones and tablets. Turn a Wi-Fi only iPad into a personal navigator with apps for car, marine and even aviation navigation. The wireless connection works up to 30 feet, letting you put the XGPS150 in a place with the best view of the sky while keeping your mobile device close in view. The built-in rechargeable battery lasts over 8 hours. The included non-slip pad is great for use in a car, while the adjustable strap lets you secure the receiver on the go. The free GPS Status Tool App shows the number and strength of satellites in view and other useful information.
For more visit www.XGPS150.dualav.com
The VM9424BT built-in Bluetooth and Navigation Multimedia double DIN system comes with a hi quality built-in Bluetooth system with external microphone, 6.2” Hi-RES TFT touch screen to deliver 3D map information to the driver as well as iPod and iPhone operation and everything in between. A New hardware platform supports animated graphics for an enhanced user experience. The system has two interfaces – USB and SD – giving the driver options to use flash drives and other media up to 8GB as well as being XM Satellite radio ready and rear-view camera ready. The optional steering wheel control interface helps the user control their system without moving their hands from the steering wheel.
For more visit www.audiovox.com/jensen
The modern BMW Navigation Pro is an impressive piece of equipment. This navigation system is less than 9 mm thick, it can be used as a portable unit or can be fully integrated into the vehicle’s interior for a seamless appearance. The device features a high-quality multi-touch glass display as well as Bluetooth hands-free capability. As an added benefit, users can enjoy a lifetime of free map updates.
For more visit www.bmw.ca/accessories
The BV9568BI is a true Double-DIN fit, Bluetooth Enabled & Full iPod Control with a Motorized 6.95” Widescreen, Touch-Screen Monitor. Slide-Down Front Panel, Front Auxiliary Input that is compatible with audio output of iPod and other MP3 players, USB Input, SD Memory Card Reader, On Screen Display, NTSC/PAL Compatible Monitor, Switchable USA/Europe Radio Frequencies, PLL Synthesized AM/FM Tuner with 30 Station Presets, RDS (Radio Data System), ESP (Anti-Skip Mechanism), Subwoofer Output, Dual RCA Outputs, Rear Camera Input, Wireless Remote Control, 4 x 85 Watts Max.
For more visit www.bossaudio.com
With Soundstream’s VIR-8310NRB, you’ll have the biggest one in the neighborhood. The VIR-8310NRB features a massive HD quality 8.3” LCD screen, built-in hands free bluetooth, and accepts our Navteq powered GPS navigation module and digital TV tuners. High torque motors and metal gearing in our rotational mechanisms support the massive display. It utilizes an iPod input, SD card reader, and USB port for MP3 music and MP4 video playback. Each VIR-8310NRB even comes with two mounting sleeves, one that allows for hooded dashes and a second for conventional install. No other brand can offer you all these features with a massive 8.3” screen.
The Valor Multimedia DDN-868W features a built in GPS navigation using Tele Atlas mapping covering all of North America and Puerto Rico with text-to-speech turn by turn voice instructions. Mapping is contained on a Micro 2GB SD card with over 3 million points of interest. It features 2d and 3d map views on a 6.2-inch touch screen with fully interactive dvd menus. The DDN-868W is a full featured A/V receiver with build in AM/FM and plays DVD,CD,VCD,MP3, WMA, MPEG 1,2 videos files including AVI and Xvid. The DDN-868W features a SD card reader, rear USB port that supports 500GB on an external hdd and a front 3.5mm aux. Other bonus features include rear back up camera input, 1 rear video output, 4x40Watts MOSFET power, steering wheel module build-in and Bluetooth with A2DP to stream music from your cell/smart phone.
For more visit www.valormultimedia.com
Planet Audio has earned its stripes by supplying the finest innovatively-engineered audio products to the mobile marketplace. They now proudly introduce Planet Video as a global, one-stop supplier of aftermarket mobile video components and accessories. The PI9758B offers everything imaginable in a 7-inch flip up. Style and elegance are two hallmarks of this beautifully tooled, multimedia selection. With full iPod control, and Bluetooth capabilities the PI9758B also enables USB and SD memory cards, and has front AUX inputs enabling your media to travel from in-house to in-cabin.
For more visit www.planetaudiousa.com
The eXcelon DNX9980HD
A powerhouse unit featuring a 6.95” WVGA touch screen perfect for displaying cover art and artist information from integrated HD Radio tuner and Pandora internet radio (requires an iPhone with Pandora app enabled). Twin iPod control allows for connection and control of two Pod, iPod Touch or iPhone devices. Built-in Parrot Bluetooth is capable of A2DP stereo audio streaming from a compatible digital media player or Smartphone. Built-in Garmin navigation delivers multiple features that help promote economical driving and safety. Lane Assist with Junction View minimizes highway interchange confusion and ecoRoute provides the most fuel efficient travel routes. NAVTEQ Live Traffic is included a service that is free for the life of the product. Kenwood’s voice control lets the user operate the unit hands free.