Clarion Takes In-Car Entertainment To New Heights



In the world of personal gizmos and gadgetry, continuous development ensures that nothing stays still for an instant. But in one move, car audio specialist Clarion has dramatically moved the game on in mobile entertainment with its innovative, touch-screen in-car stereo radio/CD showpiece, the DXZ958RMC.

Gone is the need for a mass of fiddly buttons and switches, as this unique new unit features a 4" full-colour Active MatriX touch-screen that enables finger-tip control of virtually all functions. And if colour matching is your thing, there are no less than 728 screen colour possibilities, to blend with any dashboard instrument display.

Behind the slick, solid stainless steel fascia is another triumph of new technology, and one of the most practical enhancements in mobile entertainment - Clarion is the first to enable you to record and store, directly onto the unit, up to six CDs of your favourite sounds, pre-recorded or home-produced, and to replay them instantly, all at a fingertip-touch of the screen.

As you’d expect, Clarion’s new blockbuster also excels in the audio stakes, with a sound processor that delivers startling, cinema-like surround-sound reproduction, pumped through a beefy 4 x 45 watt integral amplifier.

A host of sound management functions enable enormous flexibility in the way the sound is delivered, to suit all ears, whether tuned in to MW/LW/FM RDS radio broadcasts, or playing CDs.

As you’d expect, the unit is MP3/WMA compatible, whilst a great added bonus is its iPod interface, enabling fans of Apple’s super successful player to ‘podify’ their in-car experience by connecting it to the Clarion unit.

The DXZ958RMC is now available from Clarion’s appointed dealer network across the UK, where the typical selling price is £599.00 inc. VAT. It heads ten brand new Clarion CD/radio head units in a range that starts at just £99 inc. VAT.

For your local dealer, and further details on Clarion’s award-winning mobile entertainment range, visit

4 June 2005 Staff

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