Pioneer today completed its lineup of 2015 in-dash single CD receivers with the release of the DEH-X8700BH and DEH-X8700BS single-DIN and FH-X820BS double-DIN models. The new CD receivers are designed to complement the smartphone user’s lifestyle with expanded smartphone functionality including Bluetooth Dual Device Connection, Bluetooth pairing via USB, Wideband Speech Hands-free Profile 1.6, Bluetooth Music Library Browsing (AVRCP 1.5), Android Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) and Siri Eyes Free functionality. Additional features and technologies built into the models include Pandora Station Creation, new cosmetics and FLAC file playback.
“Accessibility and convenience are everything to today’s smartphone-connected consumers so we’ve designed our CD receivers to complement their lifestyles,” said Ted Cardenas, vice president of marketing for the Car Electronics Division of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. “It’s important that we offer easy integration with smartphone devices, seamless access to popular entertainment sources, and provide the best sound quality.”
To meet consumer demand for constant connectivity, the flagship CD receiver models integrate compatibility with many of today’s most popular smartphones…</ul>
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Pioneer today unveiled its new TS-W311D4/S4 and TS-W261D4/S4 Champion Series subwoofers and GM-D1004 4-channel amplifier designed to provide high sound quality, with simplified and easy integration. The latest Champion Series subwoofers feature key technologies, including Pioneer’s patented IMPP composite cone, highly rigid five-spoke cone design, large double stacked magnets, and a new extremely stiff, enclosed basket, to produce bass output with incredible impact and accurate sound quality. Pioneer also introduces the GM-D1004 amplifier, Pioneer’s first entry into the growing micro amplifier category, which produces sound quality and output that defies its small size. With features like speaker level inputs and signal sensing power management, the GM-D1004 simplifies integration into both aftermarket and OEM entertainment systems…
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Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today unveiled its new 2015 line of in-dash multimedia DVD receivers designed for today’s technology-savvy consumers. The lineup consisting of AVH-X1700S, AVH-X2700BS, AVH-X3700BHS, AVH-X4700BS, and AVH-X5700BHS double-DIN receivers and AVH-X6700DVD and AVH-X7700BT single-DIN receivers boasts a multitude of entertainment and connectivity options including a new touchscreen user interface, DVD/CD media playback, advanced audio enhancements, MirrorLink, MIXTRAX virtual DJ technology, Pandora station creation, and USB connectivity. For added convenience and smartphone connectivity, five of the all new DVD receivers feature Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming with enhanced features like Wideband Speech (HFP 1.6), Music Library Browsing over Bluetooth, and Siri Eyes Free functionality.
“Today’s consumer is very conscious of the high level of technology available in practically every product they own. The majority of drivers expect more from their in-dash receiver than simply FM/AM and CD playback. Touchscreen controls, satellite or Internet streamed music and smartphone integration have become standard issue,” said Ted Cardenas, vice president of marketing for the Car Electronics Division of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc…
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Pioneer today launched its next generation TS-G series speakers offering well-balanced sound quality, high power handling, and a new cosmetic design. Available in five sizes of 4", 4" x 6", 5-1/4", 6-1/2" and 6 x 8", each model in the lineup boasts a new polypropylene cone, high sensitivity dielectric Piezo tweeter, longer voice coil, high-power handling, and a new grill.
The TS-G speakers were designed as replacements for factory installed (OE) speakers to produce greater sound quality at exceptional value…
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Pioneer today introduced nine new CD receivers and one digital media receiver for 2015 that are designed for smartphone-centric consumers. The FH-X720BT, FH-X520UI, DEH-X6700BS, DEH-X6700BT, DEH-X5700HD, DEH-X4700BT, DEH-X3700S, DEH-X3700UI, and DEH-X2700UI CD receivers and the MVH-X370BT CD-free digital media receiver offer new cosmetics and expanded smartphone integration to match today’s consumer lifestyle. The new lineup is integrated with an assortment of convenient features and technologies including Bluetooth Dual Device Connection, Bluetooth pairing via USB, Wideband Speech Hands free Profile 1.6, Bluetooth Music Library Browsing (AVRCP 1.5). Siri Eyes Free functionality, simple Pandora station creation, and Android Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)…
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Rockford Fosgate is proud to announce that the 2014 Power Series amplifier lineup is now shipping. The three latest additions include the T400X2AD (MAP $499.99), T400X4AD (MAP $499.99), and T500X1BR (MAP $549.99)…
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Pioneer today introduced the TS-W3002S4 12-inch, TS-SW2502S4 10-inch, and TS-SW2002D2 8-inch ib-Flat shallow subwoofers, designed for small enclosures and limited depth applications while still producing strong musical bass output. Pioneer’s fourth generation shallow subwoofers are completely re-engineered to provide increased output, higher power handling, higher sensitivity, more installation flexibility, and improved cosmetics.
Designed especially for consumers who want to add more of the critical bass frequencies in the bottom three octaves (20Hz-160Hz) but do not have the room or desire to install a traditional large subwoofer enclosure in their vehicles, Pioneer’s next generation ib-Flat shallow subwoofers have a mounting depth of less than 3.25-inches and require only a small enclosure to reach their optimum performance. The line of subwoofers feature:
- Convex Oversized Mica Reinforced IMPP Cone – The ib-Flat woofers use a highly rigid, convex shaped cone structure made with mica reinforced injection-molded polypropylene (IMPP) resin to create an extremely stiff and durable cone while reducing the moving mass.
- Dual Spider Suspension – The fourth generation ib-Flat models use a dual spider suspension design to control the linearity of the voice coil structure…
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Today, Bose announces its most advanced sound system ever for a Cadillac vehicle. The all-new Bose Centerpoint surround sound system has been precisely designed and tuned for the 2015 Cadillac Escalade. Combining the latest Bose technologies with 16 strategically placed speakers, the Bose system delivers a new level of audio performance for Cadillac’s most luxurious SUV to date.
“Cadillac has done a remarkable job integrating luxury, craftsmanship and advanced technology in the next-generation Escalade — and we’ve worked to ensure that our sound system meets this high standard,” said Marc Mansell, general manager of the Bose Automotive Systems Division. “The Bose Centerpoint system for the 2015 Escalade represents our best engineering and collaboration capabilities, resulting in a listening experience that you won’t find in other large SUVs — optimizing the audio for every row and every seat.”
Bose Centerpoint Surround Sound System for the 2015 Escalade consists of sixteen high-performance speakers and system electronics unit:
- Two 1-inch (25mm) tweeters, one in each mirror patch.
- Two 2.5-inch (60mm) Twiddler® mid/high-range speakers, one on each side of the instrument panel.
- One 3.5-inch (90mm) Twiddler mid/high-range speaker, positioned in the center of the instrument panel…
Rockford Fosgate is proud to announce that the recently launched latest addition to its acclaimed Power Series Component Speaker line for 2014 is now shipping. The T4652-S has an MSRP of $999.99.
"The highly efficient, 150 Watt (RMS) 2-Way Power Series T4 6.5-inch component system mimics the performance of our flagship model, but includes a crossover that’s effortless to install," said Jake Braaten, Rockford Corp director of product development. "Want Rockford Fosgate power handling with audiophile sound quality? The new T4 component system is what you need."
The T4's Liquid Crystal Polymer tweeter features an aluminum phase plug that guides high frequency waves toward the listener for an extended frequency response. The woofer features a VAST Butyl Rubber surround to maximize cone area and frequency response. These, combined with an asymmetrical 12dB Butterworth crossover, offers audiophile sound quality in an efficient 2-way system…
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Kenwood’s DNX891HD eXcelon series all-in-one navigation receiver offers new features to keep you connected in 2014. Kenwood is introducing proprietary state-of-the-art Drive Equalizer Technology on this receiver that overcomes road noise by allowing for a boost in output at select frequencies without distortion and HDMI/HML input for iPhone and Android video.
Other features for the DNX891HD include newly improved Graphic User Interface (GUI), improved Bluetooth performance (apt-X), improved Siri Eyes Free functionalityfor iPhone, a Garmin Smartphone link for iPhone and Android, a new APP control for iPhone and Android and is equipped with dual USB ports.
The receiver supports iTunes Radio, iHeartRadio control and Pandora Internet Radio for iPhone and Android, and has 13Band Equalizer with DSP and digital time alignment. It still offers these built-in features, Garmin Navigation, Bluetooth and HD Radio and is NAVTEQ Traffic and SiriusXM-Ready(SXV200 SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner sold separately, subscription required), and iDataLink ready. There are also dual camera inputs with CMOS control, and three 5-volt pre-outs.
The MSRP for the 2014 DNX891HD is $1,400.00…
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