Display: When you
turn the unit on, the display shows a message stating "Hello". When
the unit is turned off, "Good-bye!" appears on the display. The
message display can be turned on or off.
The display backlight and button illumination can be adjusted to any of 80
colors. The following color presets are stored in memory: Red, Mandarin, Orange,
Amber, Yellow, Yellow Green, Lime, Green, and Dark Green. In
addition, you can store 1 custom color under the User preset. The
custom color can be selected by adjusting the red and green values. If Color
Scan is selected, the display will automatically cycle through all the available
Adjustable Contrast: You can
adjust the display contrast to match the angle of installation of the unit. The
contrast setting can be adjusted from 1 to 16.
can choose "SS On", "SS Off", or "SS Message".
In "SS Message" mode, the unit displays a
30-character message that you can edit. The default message reads "Welcome
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Controls:
This unit can control the optional Clarion SIRIUS Satellite tuner (sold
separately). The optional tuner, along with an antenna and subscription, will
allow you to receive SIRIUS Satellite Radio.
CeNET TV Tuner Control: This
unit is capable of controlling Clarion's CeNET TV tuner.
CeNET DVD Deck Control: This unit is
compatible with Clarion's CeNET DVD deck.
The Z-Enhancer function features four types of sound tone effects stored in
memory. You may select "Bass Boost" (bass emphasized),
"Impact" (bass and treble emphasized), "Excite" (bass and
treble emphasized, mids de-emphasized), or "Custom" (allows you to
fully adjust bass and treble). When "Bass
Boost" is selected, you can adjust the bass setting from -3dB to +3dB in
1dB increments. When "Impact" or
"Excite" is selected, you can adjust the bass and treble settings from
-3dB to +3dB in 1dB increments. When
"Custom" is selected, you can independently adjust the gain, frequency
and Q factor for the bass. For the treble, you can adjust the gain and
EX: The Magna Bass EX
feature provides an extra boost of bass when activated. The effect of the Magna
Bass EX varies with the volume level.
Dual-zone Capability: You
can select separate audio zones for the front and rear seat passengers. The Main
Zone is the source unit's regular front and rear channels, while the Sub Zone is
a dedicated RCA line-level output for use with an external amplifier,
headphones, or powered speakers. The Main Zone can be the tuner, internal CD
player, or aux input. The Sub Zone can be the audio from any device connected to
the CeNET input or aux input. By pressing a front panel button, the zones can be
Only sources connected to the aux input can be used in both zones
FM Tuner: This
receiver is equipped with Clarion's proprietary Magi-Tune+ FM Tuner, which
improves sensitivity and selectivity for excellent FM stereo reproduction.
Station Recall (ISR):
This feature gives you one touch recall of a single favorite radio station (this
is in addition to the 18 FM and 6 AM presets).
Changer/Tuner/TV Titling: Titles, up to 10
characters long, can be stored and recalled from memory for individual CDs,
discs in a changer magazine, radio stations, and TV stations. 50 titles may be
entered for the CD mode, 20 may be entered for TV tuner mode, and 30 may be
entered for radio mode. In CD changer mode, you may enter 100 CD titles when
using the DCZ625, 100 CD titles when
using the CDC655Tz, or 50 titles when using the CDC1255z changer.
MP3/WMA Playback: This
unit can play MP3 and WMA files recorded on CD-R and CD-RW discs in ISO9660
Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, or Romeo formats. MP3 files with bit rates from 8 kbps
to 320 kbps and WMA files with bit rates from 48 kbps to 192 kbps are supported.
the "Top" button while a CD is playing will start the disc playing
from track 1 again.
Reload: When a CD
is ejected and left sticking out of the CD slot for 15 seconds, the unit
automatically reloads the CD to protect if from damage. This feature works with
5" (12cm) CDs, but it will not work with 3" (8cm) CDs.
Non-Fading Preamp Outputs: In
addition to the front and rear preamp outputs, this
unit is equipped with one set of non-fading RCA preamp outputs.
These outputs have a selectable low-pass filter that can be set to 50Hz, 80Hz,
or 120Hz. You can adjust the subwoofer volume from -6 dB to +6 dB in 1 dB
Auxiliary Input: Stereo RCA
preamp inputs are hardwired to the back of the unit on a 3" lead, allowing
you to connect a portable audio source. Just connect your portable cassette, MD
or MP3 player to this unit, and you can listen to the audio from the portable
player through the speakers in your mobile audio system. The Aux input
sensitivity is adjustable and can be set to High, Mid, or Low.
Dimmer Feature: This
unit is equipped with a wire that Clarion calls an illumination lead, however,
it acts as a dimmer lead. When the illumination wire of this unit
receives power and the dimmer feature has been turned on, the display will dim
to a preset level.
Note: When the power and
constant wires are connected and the illumination wire is supplied with
voltage (when you turn your lights on), the button illumination remains on
even if the unit is turned off completely.
Indicator: A red indicator will blink on the
unit after the faceplate is removed. This feature can be turned On or Off.
Control: This unit is equipped with a
CeNET control connector and can control up to a total of two CeNET changers (CD
and/or MD). Two changer control requires a
Y-adapter (sold separately).
CD Title Memory: When used with
a compatible CD changer, this feature allows you to assign
names to discs in the changer. Each name can be up to 10 characters in length. The
number of names you can store depends on the CD changer that is connected to the
When the clock display has been given priority, pressing
and holding the power button turns off audio output, but the clock display and
face illumination remain on. When the clock display has not been given priority,
pressing and holding the power button turns the unit off completely. This
unit's face illumination and clock are "keyed" only when the clock
display has been given priority.
2004 ProAudio models, Clarion
has extended the 2-year warranty to all Crutchfield customers, even if the unit
is not installed by an authorized Clarion dealer.