• New Model
  • DVD Video Playback
  • Compact Disc Text
  • Windows Media
  • Made for iPod
  • DIV X
  • MP3 ID3 TAG
  • AAC
  • USB
  • USB Digital Media Streaming Compatible
  • 24-Bit D/A Converter: Music Reproduction at Its Best
  • Low-Pass and High-PassFilters
  • Magna Bass EX
  • Digital Z-Enhancer
  • Parametric EQ: Taking Sound Customization to the Next Level
  • 50W×4 HIGH POWER
  • 2 Zone Entertainment
  • AMP Canceller
  • CeNET Technology
  • 6ch Output
  • AUX Input
  • Touch Control
  • OEM Remote Ready
  • MOS-FET Power AMP

The culmination of technology and life, Clarion delivers the next generation of Multimedia control

Enjoy powerful video from the wide 7-inch screen and the flexibility to expand and enhance your system by adding XM Satellite Radio via the XM Mini-Tuner direct connection. Linking your iPod® has never been easier with the new USB iPod® direct connection. New for 2008 is a built-in Bluetooth® receiver, which makes connection to Bluetooth® enabled devices such as Portable Device and mobile phones quick and easy. Clarion has once again delivered the ultimate Multimedia Station.

Remote Control

Remote Control

  • DVD-Video/DVD±R/DVD±RW/CD-DA/CD-R/RW ready
  • MP3/WMA/AAC Compatible with ID3-TAG display
  • Official DivX® Certified product
  • Plays all versions of DivX® video (including DivX® 6) with standard playback of DivX® media files
  • 18 FM / 6 AM station presets
  • Rear USB connector
  • WMDRM10 compatible through rear USB
  • Motorized sloping control panel with 7-inch QVGA color LCD monitor
  • Built-in Bluetooth® Hands-free (HFP & OPP) and Audio Streaming(A2DP & AVRCP)
  • iPod® direct control via USB
  • XM Mini-Tuner Direct Connection Ready
  • 3-band parametric equalizer
  • MAGNA BASS EX dynamic bass enhancement
  • CeNET Control of: HDD Navigation (NAX980HD/NAX970HD)
  • RGB input for navigation
  • Built-in LPF/HPF
  • Subwoofer volume control
  • 24-bit D/A converter
  • 6 ch RCA output and 2 ch RCA output for 2-Zone
  • 1 AUX AV input (2 ch Audio + Video)
  • 50 W × 4 Built-in MOS-FET Amplifier
  • 2-Zone entertainment: Front and Rear separate source control
  • DSP tuner with variable bandwidth
  • Optional 3rd Party OEM steering wheel remote ready
  • Built-in IR Eye (RCB187 Remote Included)

HDD Navigation

Optional NAX980HD

Expand your horizons with the NAX980HD Hard Disk Drive Navigation system. This extremely advanced system seamlessly integrates with the VRX785BT and MAX685BT, and utilizes an easy-to-use touch panel control accented by a high-resolution graphic interface. This is all made possible by the proprietary high speed signal processing and dedicated CPU which makes route planning and POI selection faster and more accurate than you have ever experienced. The included on-board Graphics Processing unit allows for high-resolution 2D and 3D maps as well as menus that can deliver more in-depth information.

iPod® Direct Control via USB

The best in iPod® control, Clarion’s Direct USB iPod® control enables you to connect your iPod®. No extra cables and no need for costly custom installation, once again Clarion delivers the best in connectivity.

* To connect iPod, please use the USB cable attached to iPod.

* For video playback , optional CCA723 cable required

* Please see the Clarion website for iPod models that can be connected.


The built-in High Pass and Low Pass filters allow your music to be played at the precise levels that they were intended to be heard. Better mid-bass, crisper tweeters, its all there, Clarion engineers are as fanatical about great sound as you are, all you have to do is listen to hear the difference.

Digital Media Ready (DivX®)

DivX® is a common media language that delivers a pure digital experience, Clarion had provided DivX® playback on most of its 2008 In-dash video line-up. DivX® enriched video files deliver superior video quality and allow more information on a single disk. Once again Clarion delivers the features you expect.

2-Zone Entertainment

The VRX785BT and MAX685BT feature a 2-Zone entertainment feature. This means front seat passengers can enjoy the radio, play a CD, listen to their iPod®, or follow directions from the NAX980HD, while rear seat passengers view video entertainment.

Built-in Bluetooth® Hands-Free Calling

Mobile telephones have become a necessity in business and in life. Clarion has once again broke the connectivity barrier by including built-in Bluetooth® connections in both the VRX785BT and MAX685BT. This allows your Bluetooth® capable mobile telephone to deliver your phone calls audio through the vehicles audio system and allowing for hands-free communication.

XM Mini-Tuner Direct Connection

The next evolution of satellite radio, the XM Mini-Tuner allows you the versatility to bring XM Satellite Radio with you wherever you go for the price of one paid subscription. Simply Connect the XM Mini-Tuner and XM Mini-Tuner Dock to Clarion’s XM ready devices and let the entertainment begin.

CEA 2006 Power Ratings

20W×4 RMS [4Ω@14.4V ≤1% THD+N]

S/N 80dB (Ref:1W into 4Ω)

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