Head Units Reviews & News – ecoustics.com http://www.ecoustics.com everything electronic Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:17:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 Alpine iLX-F309 HALO9 Hovering Head Unit http://www.ecoustics.com/products/alpine-ilx-f309-halo9-hovering-head-unit/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/alpine-ilx-f309-halo9-hovering-head-unit/#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:17:39 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/alpine-ilx-f309-halo9-hovering-head-unit/
9-inch touchscreen “hovers” in front of the vehicle’s dash, allowing 1-DIN installation Alpine Electronics announced the iLX-F309 in-dash AM/FM/audio/video receiver that has a 9-inch WVGA touch screen and mech-less design (no CD/DVD slot). The $1100 head unit installs in a 1-DIN chassis, which allows the screen to “hover” in front of the vehicle’s dash. This setup allows […]]]>
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BOSS Audio LXA5 Alexa-Enabled Head Unit Coming 2018 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/boss-audio-lxa5-alexa-head-unit/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/boss-audio-lxa5-alexa-head-unit/#respond Sat, 06 Jan 2018 06:28:18 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/boss-audio-lxa5-alexa-head-unit/
Double Din 6.2″ Touchscreen In-Dash Multimedia Receiver with Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant Built-in BOSS Audio Systems just announced their first Amazon Alexa-enabled aftermarket in-dash multimedia receiver will be on display at the upcoming CES 2018. The new (Model# LXA5) Double Din with 6.2″ Touchscreen head unit will allow users to seamlessly integrate Amazon’s voice service, […]]]>
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Soundstream Previews VRA-67B Alexa In-Dash Head Unit http://www.ecoustics.com/products/soundstream-vra-67b-alexa-head-unit/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/soundstream-vra-67b-alexa-head-unit/#respond Thu, 04 Jan 2018 21:06:32 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/soundstream-vra-67b-alexa-head-unit/
Soundstream will introduce their first Alexa-enabled head unit at CES 2018, model VRA-67B. With Amazons’s Alexa Voice Service (AVS) built-in, you will be able to “talk to your car” just like you would to an Amazon Echo. However, it doesn’t appear to function like an Amazon Echo Show even though it looks like it could. […]]]>
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Pioneer AVH-200EX, AVH-201EX In-Dash Multimedia Receivers Debut http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-avh-200ex-201ex-dvd-receivers/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-avh-200ex-201ex-dvd-receivers/#respond Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:00:28 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-avh-200ex-201ex-dvd-receivers/
Feature DVD/CD Player, Bluetooth, Touchscreen, iOS and Android compatibility Pioneer has introduced two new double-DIN 6.2″ in-dash multimedia receivers priced at $200 each. The new models include the AVH-200EX and the almost identical AVH-201EX that merely adds a remote control. Otherwise they are exactly the same, highlighted by a high power MOSFET 50W X 4 […]]]>
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Pioneer In-Dash Head Units (2015) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-in-dash-head-units-2015/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-in-dash-head-units-2015/#respond Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:00:12 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-in-dash-head-units-2015/
Pioneer today introduced six new CD receivers and one digital media receiver for 2016 that are designed to complement the consumer’s connected lifestyle in the car. The DEH-X6800BT (pictured top), DEH-X5800HD, DEH-X4800BT, DEH-X3800S, DEH-X3800UI and DEH-X2800UI CD receivers and the MVH-X380BT CD-free digital media receiver feature a new cosmetic design and a variety of smartphone-centric technologies and entertainment […]]]>
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Alpine iLX-007 Integrates iPhone In-Dash http://www.ecoustics.com/products/alpine-ilx-007-integrates-iphone-dash/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/alpine-ilx-007-integrates-iphone-dash/#respond Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:54:59 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/alpine-ilx-007-integrates-iphone-dash/
Alpine just released the iLX-007, an aftermarket in-dash CarPlay receiver with 7-inch capacitive touch screen to provide drivers with a seamless iPhone experience in the vehicle. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch to minimize distractions. […]]]>
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Pioneer In-Dash Single CD Head Units (2015) http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-cd-head-units-2015/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-cd-head-units-2015/#respond Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:53:04 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-cd-head-units-2015/
Pioneer announced three new in-dash single CD receivers for the 2015 model year, priced under $200. The new head units include the single-DIN DEH-X8700BH and DEH-X8700BS double-DIN and FH-X820BS (pictured top), which are the first to support FLAC “lossless” digital audio compatibility for playback of CD-quality files (44.1kHz / 16-bit). FLAC files can be played […]]]>
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Pioneer SPH-DA120 AppRadio 4 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-sph-da120-appradio-4/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-sph-da120-appradio-4/#respond Fri, 03 Oct 2014 08:46:49 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/pioneer-sph-da120-appradio-4/
Pioneer just announced their fourth generation in-dash head unit that integrates smartphone or iPhone apps into the car. The $600 AppRadio 4 (SPH-DA120) is Apple CarPlay-compatible and brings Calendar, Maps, Photos and other compatible apps directly on the Pioneer touchscreen right in your dashboard. Plus, get voice control with Siri Eyes Free and Voice Recognition […]]]>
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Pioneer AVIC NEX Get Apple CarPlay http://www.ecoustics.com/news/pioneer-avic-nex-apple-carplay/ http://www.ecoustics.com/news/pioneer-avic-nex-apple-carplay/#respond Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:49:17 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/news/pioneer-avic-nex-apple-carplay/
Pioneer today announced Apple CarPlay integration will be available as a firmware upgrade for five of their latest AVIC NEX in-dash car multimedia systems by early summer 2014. With CarPlay, consumers with iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5 can use Siri to make and receive calls, compose and respond to text messages, use Apple […]]]>
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JVC Arsenal KD-AR755, AR555 and KD-R750, R650 Head Units http://www.ecoustics.com/products/four-jvc-head-units-2014/ http://www.ecoustics.com/products/four-jvc-head-units-2014/#respond Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:45:49 +0000 http://www.ecoustics.com/products/four-jvc-head-units-2014/
For 2014, JVC released four single-DIN car stereo head units, priced from $105 to $130. They feature illuminated USB ports as well as detachable faceplate security and 6-key preset station keys on the front faceplate. New models will include double the amount of available preset EQ settings from six to twelve and new digital processing […]]]>
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