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Jan 8, 2013

Clarion Introduces Two New High Performance Class D Amplifiers

Clarion XC6610

Clarion announced today the introduction of two all-new high performance Class D amplifiers for the 2013 model year. The new products offer exceptional performance, sophisticated styling, and several technologically advanced features.

The new line includes a 6-Channel and a 4-Channel model. Both feature full range top-rated Class D amplifiers, sleek new cosmetics, and ultimate flexibility with compact designs that makes them ideal for multiple automotive and marine applications. Both amplifiers feature electronic crossovers and a PWM MOS-FET power supply…

Jan 8, 2013

New Double DIN CD Receivers DPX500BT And DPX300U from Kenwood

Kenwood DPX500BT

Kenwood USA announced the introduction of two new, high-performance double-DIN CD receivers that have audio connectivity and control capabilities for music files stored on or accessed by iPhone, iPod and Android smartphones.

The popular iHeart-Radio, Clear Channel’s all-in-one digital radio service featuring live and custom stations, and Pandora Internet Radio are fully supported for iPhone, and both models offer access to satellite radio from SiriusXM with the SXV200 SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately, SiriusXM subscription required) which deliver advanced features such as SiriusXM Replay™ and iTunes Tagging while offering expanded channel content including Spanish-language programming…

Jan 8, 2013

New Cheap Digital Media Receivers JVC KD-X200 And KD-X250BT


JVC Mobile Entertainment is excited to announce two new digital media receivers that will provide users with outstanding acoustics, extended compatibility with smartphone devices as well as 6-key presets and fully detachable anti-theft faceplate to deter theft and give the driver a peace of mind at all times. The short-body design of the KD-X200 boasts a compact chassis while the KD-X250BT includes a variety of built-in Bluetooth® functions…

Jan 8, 2013

Rockford Fosgate Upgrades Prime Full Range Speaker Systems For 2013

Rockford Fosgate R1675X2

Rockford Fosgate announced that it has upgraded its Prime full range speakers for 2013, and will feature the line during its product showcase at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan. 8-10, 2013, in The Palms Ballroom. The 2013 Prime full range speaker line is scheduled to ship in Q1.

“The next generation of Rockford Fosgate Prime coax speakers provides both performance and an ultra-efficient design for our customers,” said Theresa Hephner, Rockford senior director of product development and marketing. “Prime loudspeakers are a perfect factory replacement for any vehicle, offering Rockford Fosgate sound quality at a fantastic value…

Jan 8, 2013

Alpine Adds Six New Models To The Lineup Of SiriusXM-Ready Units

Alpine INE-Z928HD

Alpine has expanded the number of receivers compatible with the SiriusXM satellite radio service. Nine Alpine receivers are SiriusXM-Ready and offer the capability of receiving SiriusXM’s expanded commercial-free music; sports and comedy channel lineup as well as SiriusXM Latino, a suite of Spanish-language programming…

Jan 8, 2013

New Clarion NX603 And FX503 Offer Smartphone Connectivity And Access To Cloud Server

Clarion FX503

Clarion announced the addition of two new innovative products to their 2013 mobile electronics line up. Both devices have been designed and developed with today’s mobile lifestyle and connectivity in mind, offering seamless compatibility with satellite radio from SiriusXM, iPhone and Android smartphones and featuring access to Clarion’s exclusive Smart Access cloud server…

Jan 8, 2013

Kenwood Announces New Excelon In-Dash DVD Multimedia Receivers For 2013

Kenwood DDX790

Kenwood USA announced the introduction of four newly-engineered in-car multimedia systems, all with expanded connectivity and entertainment capabilities including Pandora Internet Radio compatibility with iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones, and audio streaming via Bluetooth on three of the four models.

All models have the ability to upgrade to Garmin navigation via a special app (available on the Apple iTunes Store), which downloads the mapping database directly onto an iPhone 4 or 4s and allows for instantaneous routing and re-routing without the need for continuous 3G, 4G or LTE service, avoiding long download times and high data charges…

Jan 8, 2013

Pioneer Launches New In-Dash Navigation Receivers Enhanced With iPhone 5 Connectivity

Pioneer AVIC-Z150BH

Pioneer Electronics Inc. today launched three new in-dash navigation systems, AVIC-Z150BH, AVIC-X950BH and AVIC-X850BT, that combine advanced route guidance, multimedia entertainment and smartphone connectivity functions. The entire lineup of products includes iPhone 5 compatibility as well as high resolution WVGA touchscreen displays ranging from 6.1 to 7 inches, new mapping interface with available built-in real-time traffic information, new graphical user interface (GUI), AppRadio™ Mode (previously known as Advanced AppMode), SiriusXM® ready, built-in Bluetooth® functionality, USB connectivity (must have iPod® cable for USB functionality), HD Radio™ Technology, DVD/CD/MP3 playback, and more…

Jan 8, 2013

JVC Announces New 2013 Arsenal High-End Lineup With Smartphone Connectivity And Advanced Features


JVC Mobile Entertainment today introduced three new Arsenal high-end CD receivers and a multimedia receiver at the 2013 International CES show. The new line-up of high-end receivers are SiriusXM-Ready™ and give access to SiriusXM’s expanded commercial-free music, sports and comedy channel lineup as well as SiriusXM Latino, a suite of Spanish-language programming, incorporate aesthetically pleasing elements with seamless mobile phone integration through its JVC Music Control and JVC Smart Music Control App functions, plus include radio timer, App Link Mode and enhanced Bluetooth and Pandora® Internet Radio capabilities…

Jan 8, 2013

Rockford Fosgate Announces 2013 Punch Series Amplifiers

Rockford Fosgate P300X1

Rockford Fosgate announced it will launch and showcase its updated 11-model 2013 Punch Series amplifier line during its 2013 Product Showcase at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nev. from Jan. 8-10, 2013, in The Palms Ballroom. The 2013 Punch series is schedule to ship in Q1, 2013.

"Punch amplifiers continue to reign as the standard for the car audio amplifier industry," said Theresa Hephner, Rockford senior director, products and marketing. "The 2013 package includes 11 models with numerous upgrades, including on-board integration for factory and aftermarket source units, top mount controls, and significant increases in both average total RMS power and thermal mass."…