Category Archives: CAR STEREO
MB QUART UNVEILS NEW RANGE OF Kit 2-way SEPARATE
For several years, the MB Quart brand belongs to the American group Maxxsonics. MB Quart is distributed in Europe, but the product is different from the one proposed in the US. To respond to the car audio market integrated and accessible in Europe, MB Quart offers a new range of kits 2 way: QS.
The new range MB Quart QS proposed in Audio Design has 3 models of split kits: 10 cm (QS100) 13 cm (QS130) and 16.5 cm (QS165). relatively compact chassis crossover cable; reasonable depth for woofers, HP these are designed to fit easily into the original locations. To make the most of the built-in radio receiver, these MB Quart kits use an impedance of 3 ohms. This allows for better dynamic without fatiguing amp the radio (a radio are rarely compatible with an impedance of 2 Ohms). Woofer with polypropylene membrane, fabric dome tweeter, crossover 12 dB, manufacturing is traditional and serious. The QS165 cash 90 Watts RMS and offers a frequency response from 56 to 22000 Hz. Prices range from 115-129 Euros, depending on the model, which allows the QS range to offer a quality / affordable price.
KICKER PRESENTS A NEW RANGE OF VERY COMPACT SUBWOOFERS
Distributed in Europe by the German company Audio Design, Kicker American brand presents a new range of subwoofers. Comp RT range has been designed to achieve very compact housings, to easily equip urban and recreational vehicles such as the Polaris.
To be easily mounted in the urban, on motorcycles or recreational vehicles, Kicker Comp RT subwoofers use a very compact chassis shallow. The model of 30 cm at a depth of only 9.6 cm. reinforced polypropylene membrane, stitched Santoprene suspension on the membrane, water proof for recreational vehicles, … these subwoofers have a robust and serious production. Kicker offers 4 models: 16.5 cm (RT671 / 672), 20 cm (RT81 / 82), 25 cm (RT101 / 102) and 30 cm (RT121 / 122). Each is offered in impedance 1 or 2 Ohms. The model 20 cm cash 300 Watts RMS and provides a frequency response of 30 to 500 Hz. These Kicker Comp RT subwoofers are sold in Germany between 99 and 199 Euros.
CLARION DECLINES THE NX706E A FAMOUS MOTORHOME VERSION
Following the success of its top range NX706E multimedia station, who was awarded the 2016-2017 EISA, Clarion offers a motorhome this unit release. Combining specific browser camper, high-tech multimedia features and musicality, NX706EC allow owners of motorhome travel in great comfort.
The GPS provides NX706EC is dedicated to the motor homes and navigates taking into account the size of the vehicle. IGO using NextGen, the browser offers all modern features: 3D European maps, 13000 POI illustrated with photos, POIs specific motorhomes, a taxiway assistant, Text-To-Speech, 3D buildings … With its simple, elegant interface, NX706EC is easy to use. CD / DVD, USB, iPod / iPhone Control, HDMI, Bluetooth with use of Siri function, DAB tuner for digital radio, … Clarion this handset is very complete. Full Digital Ready, it is also compatible with stereo Full Digital System Clarion, which will have a stereo system in his camper. NX706EC is announced at 1099 Euros, held a very reasonable rate account the unit’s performance.
BLACKBOXGUARD HAS A DVR SYSTEM M9 WITH BACKUP CAMERA
Specializing in cameras and parking assistance systems, Blackboxguard presents a new DVR system with backup camera to equip any vehicle.
The Blackboxguard M9 system consists of a 3.5-inch screen with integrated micro SD reader supports up to 128GB, a front camera and a rear camera. The front camera has a viewing angle of 130 °, while the rear camera has a viewing angle of 140 °. This is of course high definition cameras to provide perfect picture quality, even in low light. Videos are time stamped and contain the GPS position, in order to constitute irrefutable proof in cases of road dispute. The reversing camera is connected to the DVR monitor, the rear view is displayed automatically when going astern. Note that the system is also equipped with a sensor to record bumper parked. This system of Blackboxguard M9 is priced at around $ 500 in the US.
ALPINE ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCED A PREMIUM MULTIMEDIA STATION FOR SKODA OCTAVIA
Alpine continues to develop its range alpine style: high-end multimedia stations with large screen, specifically designed for certain cars. The combined alpine X09D-0C3 is for the Skoda Octavia 3.
The X901D-OC3 of Alpine Electronics is dedicated to the Skoda Octavia 3 from 2013 to 2016. The handset comes with all necessary accessories for its installation. It is of course fully compatible with the Skoda bodies (AC display, steering wheel …). Compared to the original multimedia car radio, the model is distinguished by its Alpine XXL screen 9 inches, providing excellent visual comfort. It is particularly nice to be able to display navigation map and audio source simultaneously. premium handset, The Alpine X901D-0C3 do everything or almost: HDMI, USB, iPod / iPhone Control, Bluetooth, navigation, rear camera input, radio, audio and video playback from USB media … The Alpine system for Skoda Octavia will be positioned to 1699 Euros.
Boss Audio is an American brand well known for its multimedia car radios, its speakers and amps, sold at very attractive prices for small budgets. To meet the high-tech market, Boss Audio announces the arrival of a car stereo CarPlay for iPhone: the BVCP9675.
The BVCP9675 Boss Audio is a double-DIN car stereo without mechanical CD / DVD. Instead, it has a USB port and CarPlay technology to control applications on its iPhone’s 6.75-inch touch screen. The unit includes the essential applications for the driver: telephony, music, navigation, messages, podcasts and of course use the Siri function. Added to this amplification, radio tuner, reading high resolution format Flac … In fact, this unit is ready, but like any product CarPlay, it must wait certification from Apple, which is long enough to be issued. This CarPlay Boss Audio car stereo should be marketed in the first quarter of 2017 at $ 399 price in the US market.
Very famous in the 80/90 years, the Blaupunkt brand is still active in car audio. Even if the brand has changed hands, it continues to offer high-tech multimedia products. With the DVR BP 2.0FHD, can be equipped with a dashcam camera at a great price.
Remember that a dashcam camera, also known as DVR, saves the road to constitute legal proof in case of accident. The DVR BP 2.0FHD is an entry level model, which attaches to the windshield via a suction cup. A simple cigarette lighter cable is sufficient to power it. This camera records in high definition (1080 pixels) driving, automatically through a sensor. The time-stamped video data is stored in a micro SD card. The micro SD reader is compatible with cards up to 32GB. The camera records the sound and image. The videos can be viewed on the screen 2 inches from the camera or PC. Sold less than 100 dollars (80 USD), the DVR BP 2.0FHD Blaupunkt seduce budget. By cons, first prize dictates that dashcam camera does not record GPS positions.
Specializing in embedded multimedia, Nesa Vision is well known in the USA for its products providing benefits / attractive prices reports. In his car radio range, Nesa Vision unveils new double DIN, the NSD-629B, which features the MHL technology for Android Smartphones.
The NSD-629NB Nesa Vision is a double-DIN car stereo with 6.2-inch touchscreen and CD / DVD player. The latter is compatible with all major formats. To play mobile sources, this handset has a USB port compatible with media up to 64 GB. Also note the presence of the MHL technology, for displaying the contents of an Android smartphone on the display of the car radio. The NSD-629NB has not forgotten the driver using, as it contains a GPS, Bluetooth and a rear camera input. For standard functions, it has an FM / AM tuner, amplifier 4×50 Watts, line outputs, audio / video and the ability to customize the display. Date and marketing costs have not yet been announced.
To the autumn of a new laser arrives in the Pioneer car stereo range: the DEH-X2900UI. This latter is distinguished by its compatibility with mobile sources, especially with smartphones to read music.
The Pioneer DEH-X2900UI is a laser car radio tuner with RDS FM. to play mobile sources, it has an auxiliary input and a USB port. this latter can play Flac files. of course, you can also control an iPod / iPhone, or Android Smartphone to play music from the smartphone. The application Advanced Remote Control App Pioneer converts the Smartphone (Android or iPhone) in tactile remote control to easily set the car radio. Also note the MIXTRAX function to mix the way DJ music, with light animations with the multi-color display. For standard functions, it has an 4×50 watt amplifier, an equalizer, 2 line outputs and compatibility with steering wheel controls via an optional interface. Date and marketing costs have not yet been announced.