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Clarion VX409


$600.00 Released January, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Strong power output, can turn out good sound even with OEM speakers. Physically feels well made, interface components feel solid and mechanical flip face works smoothly. Flexible EQ setup, can offer detailed adjustment or general controls.

The Cons:Browsing iPods is difficult and awkward, have to click a button to move down though each individual track. Screen resolution is low, fonts look jagged. Dimmer doesn't always work, stays very bright even at night, lighting up the inside of the vehicle.

The Clarion VX409 is an in-car multimedia A/V receiver which provides up to 160 watts of peak power.  The receiver is designed with a fully motorized 6.5" color LCD monitor that has adjustable brightness and touch panel controls for easy operation.

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  It requires double-din installation and supports playback of DVD-R/RW, CD-R/RW, MP3, and WMA files.  The VX409 features a built-in AM/FM tuner and a navigation RCA input for upgrading to a car navigation system.  It is also Sirius satellite, Bluetooth, and steering remote ready and supports iPod direct control with the optional adapter.  The receiver has a suggested retail price of $600 and comes with a remote control.

Features/Specs

  • Fully Motorized 6.5" QVGA Color LCD Monitor
  • Adjustable Display Brightness
  • Touch Panel Control
  • Subwoofer Volume Control
  • 2-Din Installation
  • Smart Rotary Volume Control
  • AM/FM Tuner with 24 Presets
  • Sirius SSP Direct Connection Ready
  • Bluetooth & Steering Remote Ready
  • iPod Direct Control with Optional Adapter
  • Inputs/Outputs: Navigation RCA Input, AV Input, AV Output
  • Power Output: 40 watts x 4 channels, Built-in Amplifier
  • Playback Compatibility: DVD-R/RW, CD-R/RW, MP3, WMA
  • Comes with Remote Control
  • 1 year limited warranty

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Pros
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    strong power output, can turn out good sound even with OEM speakers

  • 1

    physically feels well made, interface components feel solid and mechanical flip face works smoothly

  • 1

    flexible EQ setup, can offer detailed adjustment or general controls

Cons
  • 1

    browsing iPods is difficult and awkward, have to click a button to move down though each individual track

  • 1

    screen resolution is low, fonts look jagged

  • 1

    dimmer doesn't always work, stays very bright even at night, lighting up the inside of the vehicle

  • 1

    changing sources takes 3-4 seconds while the unit restarts

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