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All-New Intuitive Design

Sophisticated Styling

The sophisticated styling cues visually accentuate the bold design and variable color illumination for a refined look that fits perfectly in any vehicle interior.

Easy To See Controls Balance Good Looks With Usability

Key functions are positioned close for easy access. Even selecting songs stored on a connected Portable audio or USB memory is made simple. Switching between sources like CD and USB, as well as selecting your preferred sound settings, can be done easily using keys positioned close to the volume knob.
1. Select source (Tuner, CD/MP3/WMA, AUX, USB)
2. Select sound functions

13-segment 10 X 2-line LCD

The variable color illumination display of the CZ505 features 2 lines with 10 characters each, rendered in 13 segments for easy reading. Displayed information can be easily recognized at a quick glance, during the day or at night.

Media Connectivity


Bluetooth® aptX® Support

The aptX codec lets you enjoy improved audio quality when listening to compressed audio over Bluetooth. This is done by reducing the bit rate in a way that does not affect audio quality or introduce latency issues. With Bluetooth aptX support, you can get outstanding Bluetooth stereo audio quality that faithfully reproduces the full audio bandwidth.
* Depending on mobile phone.
* Please see our website for details of compatible Bluetooth mobile phones.
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Low compression contributes to high quality sound without latency or breaks.

aptX is used in various digital devices including smartphones, enabling smooth playback of music including Android™ Phones too. Count on CZ505 to deliver high-quality, worry-free listening.

Enjoy Interactive Pandora® internet radio Anytime on The Road

The source unit’s Pandora feature works together with the Pandora app on your smartphone, so you can easily listen to Pandora in your car. Choose from different song selections based on musical genre, etc. Pandora is interactive, so it plays songs while you feedback a “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” which is reflected in future selections. Song information, as well as the ability to bookmark Artists/Songs, or even create your own station, are supported by the Pandora App on your smartphone.

Built-in HD Radio™

HD Radio for Digital Quality Sound & Rich Information

The built-in HD Radio tuner enables reception of thousands of CD-quality high-definition radio stations throughout the U.S. iTunes® Tagging is also supported, so listeners can “tag” songs heard over the air for later purchase through the iTunes Store.



SiriusXM Satellite Radio with Optional Tuner (SXV200 or SXV300)

Connecting an optional SiriusXM Vehicle Tuner gives you access to hundreds of channels, including commercial-free music, sports, news, talk and entertainment. Features including Artist, Song, Game Alerts and Replay functions, makes it easy to keep up with your favorites and iTunes Tagging.

Front AUX Input Lets You Easily Connect to External Sources

You may have a wide variety of music sources, from the latest digital device to the antiquated analog machine. 
Regardless of type, as long as it has an AUX output or headphone jack, you can easily attach it to the source unit’s front panel AUX input, to continue enjoying your favorite music source.

Sound Technology


Beat EQ for Customizable Sound

In addition to providing 3 preset equalization patterns — BASS BOOST, IMPACT, and EXCITE — Clarion’s Beat EQ even lets you freely customize the level and range of the bass, midrange and treble portions of each pattern. You can customize your tunesto your liking, depending on the category of music, for a more personalized and fulfilling listening experience.

Built-in High and Low Pass Filters

The CZ505's internal High Pass and Low Pass filters which allows your music to be played at the precise levels that they were meant to be heard. Enjoy bass with more muscle and highs with more clarity.

6-Channel 4-Volt RCA Outputs Make It Easy to Expand and Upgrade Your System

With 6-channel 4-Volt RCA outputs, you are free to add external power amplifiers to create a more powerful, sophisticated audio system. What's more, the 4-volt output assures a pure, high quality signal for the entire sound system.With 6-Channel 4-Volt RCA Outputs, you are free to add external power amplifiers to create a more powerful, sophisticated audio system. What's more, the 4-volt output assures a pure, high quality signal for your entire sound system.

Remote control included

Power Output:
 22W × 4 RMS (4Ω@14.4V≤1% THD+N)
Signal to Noise Ratio:
 93dB (Ref; 1W into 4Ω)
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