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Clarion M502 Marine Head Unit

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Clarion announced the M502 CD-less marine digital media receiver that is one of the first to be compatible with the new SXV200 SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately, SiriusXM subscription required). The compact SiriusXM tuners have one simple connection, providing integration of SiriusXM satellite radio in an inexpensive and easy to install package.

The M502 also features Pandora internet radio compatibility via an iPhone USB connection, among the first marine head units to offer this feature and also be equipped with built-in Parrot Bluetooth for hands-free calling and stereo audio streaming.

Clarion’s M502 has a sleekly styled splash resistant control panel with a large 7-way rotary key and blue illumination for easy visibility and operation. The 1DIN chassis offers exceptionally smooth sound through the rough waves with 45 watts x 4 built-in amplifier, Magna BASS EX dynamic bass enhancement, Beat EQ 3-band parametric equalizer for sound adjustment and high pass/ low pass filters. No CD mechanism means zero chance for CD skipping while you cruise the high seas. The M502 is flexible to accommodate a multitude of media formats made possible by its rear mounted USB and AUX inputs.

Features

  • 7-Way Rotary Key with Blue Illumination
  • 13-Segment, 10-Digits X 2-Line Display
  • Built-in Parrot Bluetooth for HFP/A2DP
  • Built-in Microphone and External Microphone Ready with Optional RCB199
  • Pandora Internet Radio Control via iPhone USB
  • SiriusXM-Ready with iTunes Tagging (Optional SXV100/SXV200 SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner required)
  • RCA Audio Auxiliary Input (Rear)
  • Rear USB Port with iPod and iPhone Direct Control via USB
  • 45 Watts X 4 Built-in Amplifier
  • 4-Channel / 2-Volt RCA Output
  • Built-in High and Low-Pass Filters
  • Magna BASS EX Dynamic Bass Enhancement
  • Beat EQ 3-Band Parametric Equalizer for Sound Adjustment
  • Wireless RF Marine Remote Control Ready with Optional MF1 Remote Kit
  • Wired Marine Remote Control Ready with Optional MW1/MW2 Controllers
  • Wireless Remote Control Included
  • Meets ASTM D4329 (UV Exposure)
 

Price and Availability
The Clarion M502 Marine Digital Media Receiver (Bluetooth/USB/MP3/WMA) will be available spring 2012 for $299.99.

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