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Overview: The Dual HDM90 is a hideaway add-on HD Radio tuner
module, designed to receive high-quality HD Radio broadcasts for select HD Radio
Ready Dual in-dash head units. It connects to the Dual head unit's proprietary HD
Radio Ready port and your vehicle's antenna cable.
Note: The HDM90 HD Radio Tuner receives
both analog & digital AM/FM radio stations.
Compatibility: The Dual HDM90 HD Radio Tuner is compatible
with all Dual HD Radio Ready in-dash head units. Compatible models include (as
of August 2011):
HD Radio Technology: HD Radio technology, where available,
offers higher quality sound than conventional analog broadcasts and receives
text data. HD Radio provides FM broadcasts that are equal to CD sound quality
and AM broadcasts that are as good as analog FM stereo broadcasts. Best of all,
HD Radio is free and requires no additional subscription fees.
Note: Right now there are about 2,000
radio stations broadcasting using digital HD Radio technology
in the U.S. To find HD Radio stations in your area, visit
the HD Radio website (HDRadio.com).
HD Seek Mode: HD Seek mode enables the tuner to skip over
analog stations and tune to only HD Radio stations.
Song/Artist Information: Many HD Radio stations broadcast
text information, so you'll be able to see artist info and song titles appearing
on the display of your compatible Dual in-dash head unit.
Multicasting: Multicasting allows stations to broadcast
multiple stations on one analog frequency. This means that one radio station
can be transmitting several programs at the same time with a digital signal.
This unit supports up to 3 multicasting channels (HD1, HD2, HD3) from a single
FM station. Multicast channels can be set as a preset radio station (1-6- just
like analog radio stations.
Note: Only FM radio stations have
iTunes Tagging: iTunes tagging allows you to "tag"
the song that is playing on an HD radio station and save it on a connected iPod.
The next time that iPod syncs with iTunes, that song and its details will appear
in the iTunes store. With iTunes tagging, you will never forget your favorite song
on the radio.
Note: This function can be operated with
the following iPod/iPhone models - iPod nano (3rd/4th/5th/6th
gen), iPod classic (80/120/160GB), iPod touch (1st/2nd/3rd/4th
gen), and iPhone (2G/3G/3GS/4).
2-Wire Installation: The Dual HDM90 features two connection
ports (Head Unit Out/Antenna In) and requires only two cable connections. The
HDM90 plugs into the HD Radio port on the back of your compatible Dual HD Radio
Ready head unit. The antenna cable from the Dual head unit is disconnected and
plugs into the antenna port on the HD Radio tuner.
- Head Unit Out: Proprietary 9-pin connector
with a 58" mini-DIN cable which plugs into the HD Radio input
of your compatible Dual head unit.
- Antenna In: Female Motorola antenna port
with a 44" antenna extension cable for connecting your
vehicle's antenna cable. Unplug the antenna from your Dual
head unit and connect it to the antenna connection of the
HD Radio tuner.
Mounting: The Dual HDM90 features integrated mounting flanges
and comes with two mounting screws to mount the HD Radio tuner in your vehicle.