The New Clarion VZ509E With Touch Screen and iPod Compatibility

The New Clarion VZ509E

The New Clarion VZ509E

Clarion - global leaders in mobile entertainment and navigation - has introduced the Clarion VZ509E; a stylish, streamlined, feature-rich solution to in-car audio-visual entertainment, that boasts a host of connectivity options to suit the user.

The new multimedia showcase is DVD-Video/DVD-R/DVD+RW/CD/CD-R/RW ready and is MP3/WMA/AAC compatible with ID3-TAG display, whilst playing DivX video (including DivX 6).

Direct iPod control is via the rear USB connector - offering easy operation either via the Clarion VZ509E's touch-screen or through the iPod itself - whilst iPod video playback is also possible via the optional CCA723 cable.

With the majority of the Clarion VZ509E's features accessed via the fully motorised, 7-inch TFT colour LCD touch-screen, operation is simplified, streamlined and beautifully enhanced, thanks to a high-resolution on-screen display and a new graphic IC, which allows images to switch more quickly and smoothly, whether in full screen or picture-in-picture mode.

The Clarion VZ509E also offers direct connection - including touch control - to the stand-alone NP509E hide-away navigation system at a later date, to deliver state-of-the-art voice and high definition map guidance.

Bluetooth connectivity is also an optional addition, via the BLT373 interface, allowing safe access to a number of mobile phone functions.

Clarion continues to close the gap between home and in-car audio quality, utilising a 24-bit D/A converter (usually found in expensive home audio systems) to cancel unwanted background noise, and create a clearer, more realistic audio reproduction.

Meanwhile, Magna Bass EX provides extra low-frequency impact (boosting bass by 10dB at 60 Hz), for a well-balanced sound reproduction, whilst the addition of BBE MP (Minimised Polynomial Non-Linear Saturation) enhances compressed music formats.

Built-in high pass and low pass filters and Beat EQ presets (BASS BOOST, IMPACT and EXCITE) allow greater customisation and with separate subwoofer volume control, the impressive 4 x 50 Watt internal amplifier is put to good use.

The Clarion VZ509E is priced at RRP £699.00, and is available from all Clarion appointed specialists across the UK.

24 July 2009 Staff

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