• Compact Disc Text
  • Windows Media
  • MP3 ID3 TAG
  • MESSAGE Information
  • Auto Dimmer
  • Touch Panel
  • Slope Console
  • AC IV Processor
  • Time Alignment
  • Anti Distortion Filter
  • Low-Pass and High-PassFilters
  • 24-Bit D/A Converter: Music Reproduction at Its Best
  • Parametric EQ: Taking Sound Customization to the Next Level
  • AMP Canceller
  • 4V/6ch Output
  • AUX Input
  • CeNET Technology
  • MOS-FET Power AMP
  • 53W×4 HIGH POWER

A sense of superiority through the manipulation of the highest level of sound

The advanced 4.2-inch TFT colour display crystallizes Clarion’s HMI (Human Machine Interface) technology into the Optimedia display, which shows the setting status of each function in super-high definition. And, in addition to this high-visibility and operability, Clarion’s sound quality and sound field analysis technology equaling that of any high-end models has been combined with high-definition sound and condensed into the “AC Processor IV” chip, which creates a refined in-car audio-visual environment. Additionally, the inclusion of Music Catcher lets you enjoy CD changer-like long play, and provides comfort, safety, and operability, as well as Clarion’s well-known top-edge sound quality. These features are condensed with new technology and high performance to completely transform your in-car music scene.

Detachable control panel

CD loading slot (Slope console)

  • Optimedia display: 4.2-inch 256-colour full dot TFT LCD
  • Touch panel control
  • Music Catcher CD recorder
  • AC Processor IV with DSP
  • 3-band parametric equaliser
  • Low-pass filter and High-pass filter
  • Shockproof memory (45 sec.)
  • 18 FM, 6 AM station presets
  • DSP tuner with variable bandwidth
  • 4-channel × 53 watts of MOS-FET amplification
  • MP3 and WMA compatible with ID3-TAG display
  • CD-R/RW ready
  • Auto dimmer with sensor
  • Adjustable display contrast
  • Wallpaper and Screensaver
  • Codematic
  • Spectrum analyser
  • CeNET Control of: DVD changer(easy), TV tuner, 6-disc CD changer
  • 4-volt/6-channel RCA output
  • 2-channel AUX input with level control
  • CeNET iPod interface compatible

Music Catcher

Representing the first Optimedia main unit to incorporate Clarion’s Music Catcher one-touch CD recording technology, Clarion’s DXZ956MC is truly what innovation is all about. All it takes is a simple press of the onscreen “Record” button to get 6 CDs worth of music storage. To access your Music Catcher collection for skip-free playback, simply press the “Function” button. It’s that easy. For additional Music Catcher options, press the “Mode” button on the faceplate. From there, you’ll get full touch-screen control of play and editing functions. This is truly high-tech innovation made simple.

“AC-Processor IV” for next-generation digital sound processing

Digital Time Alignment

In order to obtain a good sound positioning, it is ideal to locate each speaker to the listener in equidistant. However, it is almost impossible to realise it for car audio installation. Digital Time Alignment works to move away the speakers in virtual, so that the desirable listening field can be easily realised. The range can be adjusted from 0 to 501.4cm in 2.3cm steps.

Virtual Space Enhancer

Lets you digitally correct irregular reflection, polarisation and other acoustic problems that may result from your vehicle’s interior design.In additon, simply choose from these three available options: SEDAN, WAGON and MINI-VAN

Dolby Pro Logic II

Lets you enjoy 5.1-channel surround sound with any 2-channel sources, including DVD, CD, VCD, MP3, WMA and radio tuner. Virtual 5.1-channel surround using 4 speakers is also available.

Anti Distortion Filter

ADF (Anti Distortion Filter) is a newly developed equalising system, which is designed to match peak of frequency curve to the original one. Conventional tone control or loudness is effective for emphasising bass/treble sound, however, due to phase discordance, it sometimes damages the original sound. Thanks to the Clarion’s latest sound technology, ADF is able to reinforce bass/treble sound without causing such distortion, so that the original sound can be lively reproduced after equalization. Three preset patterns and one user memory is provided.

3-band parametric EQ

Lets you adjust the equalisation of each frequency band independently for front and rear speakers.

Digital crossover

Separates the sound spectrum into different bands so you can minimize peaking and phase cancellation, which can result in muddy sound when using a 2-way or 3-way speaker system. Crossover circuitry also optimizes each output range, resulting in more natural and smooth transitions between ranges. And since it’s built-in, it requires no additional equipment or expertise. The cut-off frequency, filter, slope and phase can be adjusted for each band, enabling precise sound tuning. You can also set a time alignment value for each speaker for optimal sound matched to the vehicle’s acoustics.



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