Clarion's New Unique 2006 Audio Head Units Offer Front Panel USB and SD Card Slot

Jan 05, 2006, 00:00 ET from Clarion Corporation of America

    GARDENA, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarion's all-new 2006 audio
 source unit product lines have new styling, design and multiple media format
 playback functionality.  Clarion offers units with the look, feel and
 functionality to fit every lifestyle.  Now more then ever before, Clarion's CD
 source units offer more features and functionality with cutting edge styling.
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     Clarion's new DB365USB is a single DIN CD source unit with front panel USB
 terminal and MP3/WMA playback capability. With 200 watts of music power, this
 4-channel RCA output unit offers a high contrast LCD panel and sound
 enhancement features.
     "Clarion is very excited to offer source units with more features
 including playback capability of multiple media formats," says Ralph
 Dominguez, Clarion's Senior Product Planning Manager.  "Our 2006 products
 incorporate features that our dealers and customers have requested and
 coincide with growing industry trends."
     Clarion's newest two DIN source unit, the DFZ675MC offers a front panel SD
 card slot and Clarion's own, digital music recorder, Music Catcher with four
 times the ripping speed.  This CD, MP3/WMA playback unit offers a high
 contrast LCD with 728 variable button colors, superb sound reproduction with
 24-bit DAC and 20-second shockproof memory for uninterrupted music
 entertainment.  The CeNET control offers connectivity to optional satellite
 radio and iPod control interfaces.
     Clarion's DB365USB audio head unit will be available in March 2006, with
 an M.S.R.P. of $259.99.  The DFZ675MC has an M.S.R.P. of $549.99 and will be
 available in Spring 2006.
     DB365USB Features:
     * AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA Playback
     * Front panel USB Terminal
     * 4-Channel RCA Output
     * Sound Enhancement Features: Z-Enhancer, Magna Bass EX and 2-Band PEQ
     * High contrast LCD (13 x 10)
     * 200 Watts of Music Power
     * Includes Remote Control
     DFZ675MC Features:
     * AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA playback
     * Front panel SD Card Slot
     * Music Catcher digital music recorder with 4x ripping speed
     * All-new progressively-styled acrylic design
     * High Contrast LCD with 728 Variable button colors
     * 24-Bit DAC for Superb Sound Reproduction
     * 20-Second Shockproof memory
     * 2-Band PEQ, Z-Enhancer and Magna Bass EX
     * 4-Channel RCA Output
     * CeNET Control (Satellite Radio Ready and iPod Ready)
     * AUX Input with Selectable Sensitivity
     * Highly efficient MOS-FET (200 Watts) Amplification
     * Two-year Warranty when Installed by and Authorized Clarion Dealer
     About Clarion:
     Clarion Corporation of America has its headquarters in Gardena, California
 and is a subsidiary of Tokyo based Clarion Company Ltd. ranked among the top
 100 Global OEM Suppliers by Automotive News.  Clarion, an international leader
 in car audio and electronics since 1940, is positioned as the number one
 independent car audio manufacturer.  Clarion conducts research, development,
 engineering, design, manufacturing, sales and marketing of vehicle
 entertainment, navigation, communications and security products for the
 automotive and recreational vehicle environments.  Clarion has over 9,000
 employees worldwide and 24 factories in 10 countries, with marketing and sales
 affiliates in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia. Clarion is
 located on the Web at

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