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.
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.
Saver Display: You 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 to Clarion".
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.
Plus: 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
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
Note: Only sources
connected to the aux input can be used in both zones simultaneously.
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.
Button: Pressing 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.
Rear/Subwoofer Preamp Outputs:
The rear preamp outputs can be set for full-range or subwoofer output. In
subwoofer output mode, the preamp outputs have a selectable low-pass crossover
that can be set to 50Hz, 80Hz, or 120Hz. You can adjust the subwoofer volume
from -6 to +6 using the front panel subwoofer volume control.
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.
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
Illumination/Clock Display: 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.
Note: For 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.