About the Clarion NX807
A big 7" display plus Apple CarPlay™
A big 7" display plus Apple CarPlay™
Clarion's NX807 navigation receiver is a tremendous triple threat: it's a fantastic standalone navigation receiver with a beautiful, bountiful screen; it's a terrific way to integrate your iPhone® into your car with Apple CarPlay; and it can be the foundation for an amazing fully digital sound system. You can enjoy sweet guidance across all 50 states, plus Puerto Rico and Canada, along with 11 million points of interest and 3D mapping that allows realistic views of terrain, buildings, and landmarks in select metropolitan areas.
The large icons help you find what you want quickly, so you can keep your eyes on the road.
Add Apple CarPlay to the mix for in-dash apps
Apple CarPlay puts optimized command of your iPhone's functions and apps right in your dash with a simple, one-wire connection. If you have an iPhone 5 or newer, you can hop into your car, connect your phone to the stereo, and use the sleek, easy-to-use interface to access the apps you need. The NX807 gives you fingertip or voice control of Apple apps like Maps, Music, Phone, Messages, and more. The 7" capacitive touchscreen works just like your tablet, so you'll feel right at home.
The cornerstone for a digital sound system
The NX807's digital optical output makes the receiver the foundation for Clarion's Full Digital Sound lineup consisting of a processor, tweeters, 6-3/4" speakers, and a 10" subwoofer — all available as individual components or as a package (pictured below). With this unique system, you can hear your music reproduced without the need for inefficient digital-to-analog conversion. The result is pristine, precise sound that won't require a ton of external power to perform optimally.
Clarion's Full Digital Sound System includes a Z3 processor with two tweeters, two Z7 6-3/4" speakers, and a Z25W 10" subwoofer.
Even if you're not interested in Clarion's Full Digital Sound system, you can use the receiver's digital optical output for system expansion, including adding a signal processor to ensure your sound's as clean and pure as the driven snow when it hits your speakers.
Get a load of its generous 7" screen
The NX807's ideal for 4" tall dash openings, and it gives you a lot of real estate for your fingers and your eyes. The display supports "flick" operation, just like your smartphone. The large vivid diagonal icons offer intuitive navigation through the receiver's different functions, so you won't have to guess where the next touch of the screen will lead you. Variable color key illumination offers 728 colors to choose from, so you're sure to find something to complement your car's interior lighting. The motorized screen also lets you choose from multiple viewing angles.
The HDMI input allows this Clarion to get more from select smartphone apps and even play select video files from phones (when parked). You can even mirror the screen from select MHL-compatible Android™ phones on the NX807's display with the correct cables connected.
USB ports, A/V input, and more
You'll find a pair of USB inputs in the rear, so you can switch easily between your phone and a thumb drive or another device. Clarion also provides an audio-compatible camera input so you can connect a backup cam and both hear and see what's happening behind you, while the rear RCA audio/video input can accommodate another source.
Superior sound adjustments
To complement the possibilities of the Full Digital Sound family of products, this receiver boasts a full-featured 15-band graphic equalizer, so you can control the audio spectrum between 25 and 16,000 Hz with ease. You can adjust the EQ and gain for each source independently, so you won't have to adjust the volume whenever you switch from a high-level source to something quieter, like the radio. Built-in high- and low-pass filters ensure your speakers aren't working overtime to reproduce sounds you can't hear.
High-resolution audio fans rejoice
The NX807 will play high-res lossless FLAC audio files from your flash drive, so you can enjoy full-bore 24-bit/192 kHz clarity behind the wheel. Clarion includes a handy remote for additional sonic adjustments.
Built-in Bluetooth® for hands-free calling and wireless music
Built-in Bluetooth lets you talk hands-free on your compatible phone so you can keep your hands on the wheel. When a call comes in, you can tap the screen to answer the call and hear your caller over the speakers. Clarion includes an external microphone that maximizes the fidelity of your calls. Of course, you can stream music from your compatible device too.
If you're looking for radio stations that won't fade away as you hit the road, add a SiriusXM tuner to this Clarion to enjoy satellite radio's deep programming. The NX807 also includes a sensitive AM/FM tuner to catch all your local stations too.
This receiver gives you easy control of your smartphone's Pandora app. You can skip tracks, change stations, and thumbs up/thumbs down songs just like you do online. Android phones control Pandora via Bluetooth, while iPhones control through CarPlay.
Keep your passengers entertained with movies
Enjoy watching DVDs up front while you're parked, or hook up a video screen in the back so the kids can watch movies as you drive — thanks to Clarion's "2-Zone" operation, your backseat gang can watch a video while you and your co-pilot enjoy music up front.
Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?
In most cars, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.
Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.
Smartphone note: If you're going to use your smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.
- DVD/CD receiver with 7" touchscreen and AM/FM tuner
- built-in GPS navigation
- fits double-DIN (4" tall) dash openings
- internal amp (19 watts RMS CTA-2006/45 watts peak x 4 channels)
- built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming (external microphone included)
- microSD card slot for map updates only
- variable color key illumination (728 colors)
- remote control
Smartphone Features: (see Details for info on compatibility with specific smartphones and apps)
- Apple CarPlay compatible
- built-in Pandora control for connected smartphones
- built-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad control (see Details tab for model compatibility)
- HDMI cable and Apple Lightning Digital AV Adapter required for viewing video content from Lightning devices
- maps of United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, plus 11 million points of interest
- text-to-speech announces actual street names at turns
- lane guidance and junction view
- 3D representations of select buildings, landmarks, and terrain
- plays CDs, DVDs, microSD cards, and USB drives (see Details for full capabilities)
- 15-band EQ with source-independent gain and equalization
- low- and high-pass filters
- dual-zone A/V output
- compatible with Clarion's Full Digital Sound line (processor, speakers, subwoofer)
- plays high-resolution lossless FLAC audio files (up to 24-bit/192 kHz)
- compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
- inputs: HDMI input; dual rear USB inputs; rear RCA A/V input; rear-view camera input
- outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear, subwoofer); composite A/V output; digital optical output
- CTA-2006 compliant
- compatible with most factory steering wheel audio controls (adapter required)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # NX807
What's in the box:
- Navigation receiver w/ motorized 6.95" touchscreen display
- 8GB microSD map card (pre-installed)
- Remote control
- CR2025 3V battery (installed in remote)
- Wiring harness
- Preamp harness
- AV/Camera harness
- GPS antenna (w/ attached 16.5' cable)
- Microphone (w/ attached 9.5' cable)
- Small visor-clip
- Large visor-clip
- Self-adhesive bracket
- 8 Counter-sunk ISO screws
- 8 Hex-head ISO screws
- 2 Wire splice taps (Red)
- 3 Self-adhesive wire clamps
- 3M tape
- Owner's Manual on CD-ROM
- Quick Start Guide/Installation Manual
- Warranty Card. "Caution!!" note (taped to screen)
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Features & specs
|AUX Input||RCA (rear)|
|Audio/video Input||HDMI (rear), RCA (rear), Mini (rear)|
|USB Input||Rear (2)|
|Backup Camera Input||Yes|
|Second Camera Input||No|
|Alexa Voice Control|
|Memory Card Slot||USB|
|Satellite Radio Ready||SiriusXM 3.0|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||19 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||---|
|Peak Output||50 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20kHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Navigation App Compatible (iOS)|
|Navigation App Compatible (Android)|
|Preamp Voltage||2 volts|
|Key Button Color||Variable|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||Adapter required|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|FM Sensitivity||8 dBf|
|Radio Data System||No|
|Music File Playback||MP3,WMA,AAC,FLAC|
6.95" Motorized Touchscreen: The Clarion NX807 has a motorized 6.95" widescreen (16:9) touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 (RGB) and 1,152,000 total pixels. The integrated display provides a high-resolution video monitor for watching video from a DVD or connected smartphone. The unit's touchscreen panel also features interactive controls making menu navigation easy.
- Adjustable Angle: The angle of the 6.95" touchscreen display can adjusted depending on the mounting angle of the unit or lighting conditions. The angle of the touchscreen can be adjusted in the range of 0 to +6 for better visibility.
- Flick Operation: The large, highly visible icons on the touchscreen make the NX807 extremely user friendly. Flick operation support enables you to scroll through map screens, music selection screens and more. By running your finger side-to-side across the touchscreen, you can easily swipe through the various menu screens. Keeping your finger pressed on an icon gives you the ability to select and drag the icon around the screen to create your desired custom layout.
- Large Color Icons: The head unit's menu screens show colorful large icons for each function. Animated graphics liven the display and make icons easily recognizable. High visibility contributes to intuitive operation; simply tap the icon for the function you'd like to utilize.
- Short Cut Menu: The unit has a main menu for using all functions and a shortcut menu that groups together frequently used functions. Use of the shortcut menu allows you to quickly access frequently used functions. Up to five frequently used functions can be registered to the shortcut menu.
- Wallpaper & Background: You can select between 8 preset wallpapers & backgrounds or import your own custom image from an inserted USB thumbdrive. You can also choose to match the receiver's wallpaper color to that of its button illumination (choose between twelve preset colors).
Note: To prevent the displaying of video while the vehicle is in motion, the bright green wire in the supplied wiring harness must be connected to the vehicle's parking brake detection circuit. While the vehicle is in motion (parking brake off), you can still view all of the other displays and menus. Video can only displayed when the vehicle's parking brake is engaged. If you try to view video with the vehicle in motion, the head unit will simply display "CAUTION! Video is disabled for your safety".
Variable Button Illumination: Physical operation buttons are lined up along the bottom of the NX807 creating a simple clutter-free design. You can set the head unit's button illumination to one of twelve preset colors or have the unit scan through all the preset colors. You can also select three custom user colors by adjusting red, yellow and blue values.
Dimmer & Brightness Control: The receiver's display & button illumination automatically dims to a preset brightness when the vehicle's headlights are turned on. The wiring harness includes an orange/white lead that should be connected to the vehicle's parking light circuit in order for the dimmer feature to operate. You can also manually adjust the unit's Day & Night display brightness from 0-20.
Start Up Times: The NX807 has a start up time of approximately 13.1 seconds from Off to the Home Menu screen or 33.7 seconds from Off to the Navigation Map Screen.
Remote Control: The Clarion NX807 comes with an IR wireless remote control and offers compatibility with factory steering wheel controls (adapter sold separately) for added convenience.
- IR Remote: In addition to the unit's touchscreen and hard-key controls, the NX807 comes supplied with an IR remote control for wireless operation of the navigation receiver and your connected devices. The remote control operates off of a single CR2025 Lithium-cell 3V battery (included).
- Steering Wheel Remote Input: The head unit features an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit that lets you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with an optional steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately).
Anti-Theft Code: You may program the unit with a 4 digit security code. Once the unit has been programmed with a security code, the code must be entered to use the unit after it has been disconnected from power.
Clarion Mobile Map Software w/ TomTom Maps: The NX807 features a built-in navigation system with everything you need to get to your destination quickly and efficiently. The NX807's map database (by TomTom) provides coverage of the United States (all 50 states), Canada, and Puerto Rico. Navigation data is stored on the unit's pre-installed 8GB microSD memory card for quick access and response. The NX807's integrated Clarion Mobile Map software provides turn-by-turn visual and voice assistance to direct you to your selected destination. The built-in software quickly calculates step-by-step directions to any destination available on the included navigation map.
Note: While this receiver's map database was judged to be as accurate as possible at the time of its release, a map database can never be 100% accurate. Road information that is maintained in the map databases, such as turn restrictions or road names may change over time.
Map Updates: It is easy to keep the navigation system up to date via naviextras.com and your Windows PC (XP and newer). Simply download new map data from Clarion's portal site (clarion.naviextras.com), store the updated map data on a microSD card and insert it into the Clarion NX807 via the front-panel microSD card slot which is hidden behind the motorized touchscreen monitor. You have 30 days from purchase to download the latest available map free of charge; after 30 days there will be a charge per map update download.
GPS (Global Position System): Clarion's built-in navigation helps you find your way to your destination with an integrated GPS receiver & external GPS antenna. The Clarion NX807 features a built-in SiRF GPS receiver and includes a GPS antenna which can be mounted to the outside of your vehicle via its magnetic base or on the dash with the included two-side tape. The NX807 uses Global Position System (GPS) satellites, and a digital roadway map database to calculate and display vehicle positioning and travel direction. The NX807 considers vehicle speed an heading changes, together with longitude and latitude information, to accurately determine vehicle heading and position on a digital map. Signal from GPS satellites are used to determine the vehicle location.
Note: The navigation receiver took approximately 11.3 seconds to calculate directions from Virginia to Las Vegas. It only took about 10.1 seconds to calculate directions from Virginia to Detroit. These tests were done inside the Crutchfield Lab of the Crutchfield Headquarters. Results will vary based on length of calculated route and your surrounding area.
Smart 3D & 2D Maps: On-screen 3D & 2D rendered maps make navigating from point A to point B simple and seamless. The NX807 automatically changes the style of the on-screen maps that is most useful and suited for your current location. Beautiful 3D landmarks are generated throughout the maps, offering realistic key points along your travel route. While 2D mapping offers a clean look and feel that offers you a better sense of the distance between locations. The map screen's brightness and color scheme are automatically adjusted to provide maximum visibility without glare or eye strain when you turn the car's headlights on/off or at a set time of day. The receiver's on-screen map offers the following helpful features to assist you along your route.
- Lane Information: When navigation on multilane roads, it is important to take the appropriate lane in order to follow the recommended route. If lane information is available in the map data, the map screen will display the lanes and their directions using small arrows at the bottom of the map. High lighted arrows represent the lanes you need to take.
- Signposts: Where additional information is available, signposts substitute arrows. Signposts are displayed at the top of the map. The color and style of the signposts are similar to the real ones you can see above the road or by the roadside, They show the available destinations and the number of the road the lane leads to.
- Exit Services: While navigating a route, you can find gas, food, lodging, and restrooms near upcoming exits. Services are listed under the following categories - Gas, Food, Lodging, and Restrooms. You must be on a major highway or road to use this feature.
- Junction View: If you are approaching a freeway exit or a complex intersection and the needed information exists, the map is replaced with a 3D view of the junction. The lanes you need to take are displayed with arrows. Signposts can also be present, if information is available.
- Tunnel View: When entering a tunnel, the map is replaced with a generic tunnel image so that surface roads and buildings cannot distract you.
Audible Alerts: The Clarion NX807 offers various audible alerts and functions to help you get to your destination safely. The unit will attenuate the audio of the other sources during navigation voice-prompts.
- Voice Guidance (TTS): In addition to graphic directions, the NX807 provides voice guidance and audible turn-by-turn directions with pronunciation of street names. You can select from English, French, or Spanish audible languages. The volume of the voice prompts can be increased with increases in speed to overcome road noise. Voice guidance can be turned off if you prefer.
- Safety Alert: This function can warn you when you approach road safety cameras, school zones, or railroad crossings (if available). You can also add your own alert points. Beeps or the spoken type of alert will be heard when you are approaching of these points.
- Speed Limit Warning: Some maps may contain information about the speed limits of certain road segments. The NX807 provides an audible warning if you exceed the recommended speed limit.
Where Am I?: This screen contains information about the current position (or approximately the last known position if GPS reception is not available) and a button to search for POIs and emergency assistance nearby.
Find Menu: The Find Menu gives you many different ways to choose your destination or insert a waypoint in your current route. An on-screen keyboard appears to allow you to enter your destination from one of the following categories:
- Browse Map: You can search for a destination by scrolling the map display and tapping on a location point.
- Combined Search: You can enter search keywords to find addresses, favorite places, recent destination, and POIs.
- Favorites + Home: Store your most frequented locations as "Favorites" for easier recall. You can even save your home address, so you can route back to your home quickly from almost anywhere.
- Address: Set your destination by entering a full or partial addresses, searching for a city's central location, or by searching for where two roads intersect.
- Places Of Interests (POIs): Preloaded with 11 million points of interest, its database includes national parks, restaurants, gas stations and much more. Search points-of-interest (POIs) by name, phone #, or category; search near your current location, in a specific city, along your current route, or near your destination.
- Smart History: Previously selected destinations are automatically saved for easier recall from the History list. Smart History offers these locations from your previous destination, using parameters like the current time of day, the day of the week, and the current location. The more you use the navigation software, the better it can guess your desired destination.
- Phone & Coordinates: You can select a destination by entering a phone number or by entering geographic coordinates (latitude & longitude).
Note: You can select any type of destination search with or without the vehicle's parking brake engaged.
Route Calculation: The Clarion NX807 calculates your route based on your Vehicle Type, Route Method, and Avoidances.
- Vehicle Type: You select what type of vehicle you are driving, so the navigation unit can determine the best route based on your vehicle type (Car, Truck, Emergency, Bus, or Taxi).
- Route Method: You can choose which route method
(Fastest, Shortest, Green, Economical, or Easy) the navigation unit should
use when calculating your route.
- Fastest: gives a quick route, if you can travel at or near the speed limit on all roads. Usually the best selection for fast and normal cars
- Shortest: gives a route that has the smallest total distance of all possible routes. It can be practical for slow vehicles
- Green: gives a quick and fuel efficient route based on the fuel consumption data you provide
- Economical: combines the benefits of Fast and Short; calculates as if it were calculating the Fast route, but it takes other roads as well to save fuel
- Easy: results in a route with fewer turns and no difficult maneuvers
- Avoidances: You can tell the navigation unit to avoid certain types of roads along your calculated route, such as - Highways, Tolls, Carpool/HOV, Unpaved Roads, and/or Ferries.
- Route Alternative: You can select "Route Alternative" to see the turn-list and map screen of three routes with the selected route planning parameters, giving you the option to select which route to take.
My Route: "My Route" displays the route parameters and the calculated route in its full length on the map. You can also perform route-related actions such as editing or canceling your route, setting a start point for the route, picking route alternatives, avoiding parts of the route, simulating navigation or adding the destination to your Favorites.
Modifying A Route + Auto Route Recalculation: When navigation is already started, there are several ways to modify the active route. You can edit the route by modifying the list of destinations and waypoints. You can add or remove destinations (waypoints), modify the start position or reorder the list. You'll be able to create a brand new route, add intermediate destinations (waypoints), and modify the final destination. Or, you can simply cancel your active route. The unit will also automatically recalculate your route if you stray from the navigation unit's previously calculated route.
Trip Monitor: The Trip Monitor contains useful information about your trip. This information can be saved manually when you reach your destination or automatically along your route. Trip log data includes; Start/End Time, Avg./Max. Speed, Total/Driving/Stopped Time, Total Distance, and Min./Max. Altitude.
Quick Menu: The Quick Menu is a selection of controls and functions that are frequently needed during navigation. It can be opened directly from the Map screen by tapping Quick Menu icon. You can customize which controls and functions are accessible through the Quick Menu.
Bluetooth 4.0: The Clarion NX807 is equipped with built-in Bluetooth 4.0, allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles:
- Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.5 (Hands Free Profile), PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access Profile), HSP 1.0 (Headset Profile).
- Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), AVRCP 1.4 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Clarion NX807. Visit Clarion Bluetooth Support for complete list of compatible phones and players.
SPP (Secure Simple Pairing): With Secure Simple Pairing (SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the Clarion NX807 without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings. Once a device is paired, the registered Bluetooth device will automatically connect to the receiver when it is in close proximity (up to 30') to the receiver. You can register up to five Bluetooth-enabled devices with the Clarion head unit, but only one paired phone can be used at a time.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ External Mic): The NX807 supports Bluetooth hands-free communication from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone (such as your iPhone or Android smartphone). The NX807 can be set to automatically answer your incoming calls and mute any music audio to your vehicle's speakers so you can instantly carry on a phone conversation hands-free. An external microphone carries on your side of the conversation while your car's speakers are used to hear the other person. You can make a call by entering the phone number, selecting a contact from your Phonebook list, or using the Call History Log of received/dialed/missed calls.
- Answering A Call: During an incoming call, the caller's phone number will be seen on the unit's LCD and a ring-tone will be heard through your car stereo speakers. You can then manually answer the incoming call from the head unit's front-panel controls. You can also set the unit to automatically answer an incoming call within 5 seconds.
- Making A Call: You can make a call using the Clarion in-dash head unit's front-panel controls (with or without the parking brake engaged). Outgoing calls can be made by entering telephone numbers directly via the head unit's touchscreen. You can also search for contact names in your mobile phone's phonebook from the Clarion NX807 and then make your call; the head unit can store up to 500 contact numbers. In addition, you can make a call by searching your mobile phone's call history (Received/Dialed/Missed) from the Clarion NX807.
Note: This unit allows you to answer a call or dial out using any option without engaging the parking brake.
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Clarion NX807 can stream & control music from your Bluetooth A2DP/AVRCP mobile device (such as your iPhone or Android smartphone). You'll be able to stream stored music and music apps on your mobile device to the NX807 receiver. The unit offers basic playback functions (Play/Pause, FF/RW, Skip, & Random/Repeat) for stored music and music apps. In addition, the NX807 provides a Track List of the stored music on your Android smartphone (OS 4.0+) and even offers Playlist/Artist/Album/Song/Genre/etc. browsing for stored music on your iPod/iPhone (iOS 6.0+); as a result you can find your music much quicker. The head unit will also display your stored music and music app song/artist/album information.
Notes: When an incoming call or outgoing call is in progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be paused so you can take your call. Once the call is finished, your streaming music will resume.
Smartphone Mirroring via HDMI: The Clarion NX807's rear-panel HDMI input can be used to connect select MHL-enabled Android smartphones or Apple iPhones with Lightning connector for mirroring and audio/video playback through the navigation receiver. You can listen to stored music and music apps, as well a view stored video and video apps. The head unit's touchscreen will display (not always full-screen) the same screen which is displayed on your smartphone, but only when your vehicle's parking brake is engaged. Audio content can be heard without the parking brake engaged, but the unit will only display "Caution! Video is disabled for your safety". You cannot perform operation of the Android or Apple iOS device from the head unit's touchscreen; you will still need to use your mobile phone's touchscreen for operation. The following proprietary connector cables are required for Android or Apple iOS connectivity.
- iPhone Connectivity: If you have an iPhone with the Lightning connector, you will need Apple's Lightning Digital AV adapter and Lightning-to-USB cable, and HDMI cable (all sold separately). The HDMI connector provides the audio/video playback, while the USB connection charges your iPhone device. Not compatible with 30-pin Apple iPhone.
- Android Connectivity: To connect your MHL-enabled Android smartphone, you'll need a Soundstream or Dual HDMI/MHL cable (sold separately) which plugs into both the unit's HDMI input and USB port. The HDMI connector provides the audio/video playback, while the USB connection charges your Android device. Check here for a list of compatible MHL-enabled Android phones.
Note: Your vehicle's parking brake must be engaged for the head unit to display video from your smartphone device or "mirror" your smartphone device's screen. Control of your smartphone must still be done from your smartphone's touchscreen (not the head unit).
Apple CarPlay: The Clarion NX807 features Apple CarPlay, the smarter and safer way to use your iPhone in the car. The NX807 supports Apple CarPlay through your USB-connected iPhone (iOS 7.1+) with Lightning connector. Your iPhone can be connected to the Clarion head unit's rear-panel USB port labeled "iPod/iPhone" via a Lightning-to-USB cable. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music, and access messages through Siri voice control and the Clarion receiver's touchscreen controls.
- Maps: Apple CarPlay brings the power and simplicity of Apple Maps to your dashboard; complete with turn-by-turn direction, traffic conditions, and estimated travel time. You can enter a new destination or choose a favorite or recent destination using the head unit's touchscreen or by simply asking Siri. CarPlay can also predict where you most likely want to go using addresses from your email, text messages, contacts, and calendars. If you have iOS 12.0 or newer on your iPhone with the latest version of Google Maps or Waze (coming soon), you can choose to navigate via Google Maps or Waze instead of CarPlay. Google Maps and Waze do not support Siri voice control, but will have there own proprietary voice control function which has to be accessed through a touchscreen icon on the receiver.
- Phone & Messages: Via Apple CarPlay, you'll be able to make calls, return missed calls, and listen to voicemails through the Clarion receiver. Siri can also help you do all these things. In addition, Siri can send, read, and reply to your text messages for you; so you never have to look at your iPhone while driving.
- Music Library: Through Apple CarPlay, you can access your artists, song, playlists, and iTunes Radio on your iPhone using the Clarion receiver's touchscreen. Or, just tell Siri what you'd like to listen to. The head unit's touchscreen will display song/artist information, as well as album art in the background.
- Apps: CarPlay also supports additional audio apps that you've downloaded to your iPhone for enjoying music, radio, sports, news, podcasts, & audiobooks. Control them from the head unit's touchscreen just like you would from your iPhone. Apple continues to add more apps to CarPlay. Current supported apps include (fees may apply) -
Note: Bluetooth hands-free phone and wireless music streaming cannot be used while Apple CarPlay is being used with a connected iPhone.
iPod/iPhone Music Playback: If you only desire music playback from your Apple iPod/iPhone with Lightning connector, you can simply connect your Lightning Apple device via a 1-wire USB connection using the cable that came with your Apple iPod/iPhone. Plug your Apple device into the head unit's rear-panel USB port labeled "iPod/iPhone". The NX807 will support stored music and music app playback, music browsing and playback control, song/artist information with album art, and charging.
- Music Control: The Clarion NX807 allows you to browse your iPod/iPhone's music library by Playlist, Artist, Song, Album, Genre, Composer, Audiobook, or Podcast from its touchscreen display. Content in each category can be searched alphabetically. The receiver also supports basic playback functions such as Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Rewind, Previous/Next Track, and Repeat/Random of your connected iPod/iPhone. Your compatible iPhone or iPod touch will also allow you to navigate stored music and movies, as well as access music and movie apps from the Apple device's touchscreen; the iPod nano will be locked during connection.
- Song/Artist Info + Album Art: The navigation receiver will display your iPod/iPhone's stored music file information; including Track number, Elapsed playing time, Song Title, Artist/Album Name, and Album Art. The NX807 will also display song/artist information, station identification, and Album Art from select music apps.
- Battery Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 1A of current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position. This unit does not charge the iPad. If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge, then this unit will not recognize it.
Note: The NX807 is not compatible with 30-pin Apple devices.
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Clarion NX807 is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of 3/9/2017):
|Apple Device||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Specific Apps||Display Type||Bluetooth||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Head Unit||iPod/iPhone||CarPlay||Pandora||Album Art||Song/Artist Text||Track Info||Phone||Audio||Siri|
Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.
Pandora Internet Radio: The free Pandora App (for Apple iOS 9.0+ and Android OS 4.0+) lets you play music from the Pandora music service through the Clarion NX807 using your USB-connected iPhone (iOS 9.0+) or Bluetooth-paired Android smartphone. Your compatible mobile device will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, LTE (4G), or WiFi. You will also need a Pandora music service account. The NX807 provides control over the Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and Song information, as well as Album Art.
- Station List: You can select Pandora stations from your Station List by date or alphabetically (A-Z). You can also choose to randomly playback songs from all your registered stations.
- Create New Station: New stations can be created based on the current songs or artists playing on Pandora.
- Skip Songs: You can skip song tracks within a station. You cannot skip back to a previous song. Pandora limits the number of skips allowed.
- Thumbs Up/Down: You can give songs a thumbs up or thumbs down to help Pandora personalize stations to suit your preferences.
- Bookmarking: The song or artist currently being played can be bookmarked & stored in your Pandora account.
- Pandora Internet Radio on Android smartphone cannot be used while Apple CarPlay is being used with a connected iPhone.
- Access to the Pandora service will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone/Android to connect to the Internet. Pandora is not supported in Canada & only available in the United States.
SiriusXM 3.0 Ready: The Clarion NX807 is SiriusXM 3.0 Ready and compatible with the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (220SXV300 sold separately). The SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner supports SiriusXM programming with access to 175+ SiriusXM channels via subscription; check out the most popular SiriusXM subscription packages here. Additional features of the SiriusXM Connect tuner include:
- Category Search + Song/Artist Info: Category Search feature lets you search for channels within a certain genre or category. Information such as Channel Name, Artist Name, & Song Title can be viewed on the head unit's display.
- SmartFavorite Presets: Up to 18 SiriusXM Satellite Radio station presets can be stored fore easy recall. These presets are automatically recognized as SmartFavorites, allowing you to rewind and replay any missed programming from your current band of preset channels.
- Instant Replay: The Instant Replay feature allows you to pause, rewind, and replay live SiriusXM Satellite Radio programming from the current station you are listening to.
- TuneStart & TuneMix: With the TuneStart feature activated, you will hear the beginning of the song when you tune to one of your SmartFavorite preset channels. TuneMix plays a unique blend of songs from your SmartFavorite preset music channels from the current SiriusXM preset band, allowing you to build a custom channel from as few as two to as many a six music channels.
AM/FM Tuner: The Clarion NX807 is equipped with a built-in AM/FM tuner. The NX807 offers Seek, Manual, and Preset tuning. The NX807's built-in AM/FM tuner features 3 FM bands and 1 AM band. You can store up to 6 presets in each band, allowing you to store 18 FM and 6 AM preset stations. You can manually store your favorite presets or have the NX807 automatically store the strongest stations for you. The Preset Scan feature receives the stations stored in the units' preset memory in order and scans each station for 10 seconds sequentially; this function is useful when searching for the desired station in memory. When "Local" seeking is turned On, only those radio stations with strong radio signal can be received.
Disc Compatibility: The Clarion NX807's touchscreen monitor must be electronically lowered to access the disc slot. The NX807 supports playback of DVD-Video, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, CD-Audio, and CD-R/RW discs. The head unit supports a variety of audio/video files recorded onto DVD or CD.
- Auto Reload: If a disc is left in the ejected position for 10 seconds, the disc is automatically reloaded.
- Parental Lock: You can set and change the level of parental lock for DVD playback. This function allows cutting scenes that are unfavorable for children or replacing them automatically with other scenes prepared in advance. There are seven levels of parental lock that are protected by a custom user 4-digit password.
- Mounting Angle: For proper disc playback, you must install the unit within 30-degrees of horizontal.
Dual USB Ports: The Clarion navigation head unit features two rear-panel USB type-A ports (attached to rear chassis by 5" cables) that allows you to connect portable USB mass-storage class (MSC) devices; such as a USB thumbdrive or portable digital audio player. The unit supports a variety of music and movie files recorded onto USB. USB portable audio devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the navigation receiver's USB port (5V/1A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
Note: This head unit's USB ports do not support Android smartphones, USB hubs, Card-readers, or computers.
Compatible Media Files: The Clarion NX807 supports the following types of music and movie files recorded onto a disc or loaded onto a USB mass storage class device.
|Media Type||Disc (CD-R/RW or DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW)||USB (MSC)|
|File System||ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2||FAT 16/32|
|Playable File Types||Audio||MP3: bit rate of
32-320kbps w/ sampling frequency of 8-48kHz |
WMA: bit rate of 32-320kbps w/ sampling frequency of 32-48kHz
AAC: bit rate of 32-320kbps w/ sampling frequency of 32-48kHz
|MP3: bit rate of
8-320kbps w/ sampling frequency of 8-48kHz |
WMA: bit rate of 32-192kbps w/ sampling frequency of 32-48kHz
AAC: bit rate of 32-320kbps w/ sampling frequency of 32-48kHz
FLAC: bit rate of 16 or 24 bits w/ sampling frequency of 44.1-96kHz
|Video||MP4 (MPEG4): max
resolution of 720 x 405 |
AVI (MPEG4): max resolution of 720 x 480
MPEG2: max resolution of 720 x 480
|AVC (H.264): max resolution of 1920 x 1080 |
MPEG4: max resolution of 720 x 480
MPEG2: max resolution of 720 x 480
|Maximum # of Folders/Files||200 folders/1500 files (200 files per folder)||65,535 folders/65,535 files|
|Tags||MP3 ID3-tags (ver. 1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA-tags, AAC-tags, FLAC-tags|
Playback Operations: The Clarion NX807 offers the following playback & search functions for disc and USB.
- Track List: This function allows you to select audio tracks from a displayed list of tracks on a disc or within in a folder.
- Direct Search: You can locate the beginning of a movie scene using the time, chapter numbers, or title numbers recorded on a DVD video disc. You can also select a specific MP3/WMA track from a disc or USB device.
- Skip Search: Chapters or Tracks are skipped down or up from the current location, as many times as the key is pressed, and then playback starts.
- Fast Forward/Rewind : The NX807 offers a variable fast forward and rewind function. You can select between 2x, 4x, 8x, or 16x.
- Scan: The first 10 seconds of each music track on the disc or USB device is played.
- Repeat/Random: You can play back chapters, titles, or tracks recorded on a disc repeatedly. You can also randomly playback audio tracks or files recorded on a disc or USB device.
24-bit D/A Converter: The unit's 24-bit D/A converter re-quantizes the 16-bit audio signals from CDs and DVDs as 24-bit data while maintaining the low distortion and high linearity of a 1-bit D/A converter. This allows an expanded dynamic range and clearer reproduction of subtle nuances, for a richer sound when viewing DVDs or listening to CDs.
MOSFET Amplifier: The Clarion NX807 is equipped with a MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not pushing the limits of the amplification circuit.
- CEA2006 Specs: 19 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
- Maximum Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels (200 watts total)
Note: The power specifications for the NX807 are compliant with the CEA2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). These standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and between manufacturers.
6ch/2V RCA Outputs + Sub Level Control: With 3 sets of 2V RCA output (Front/Rear/Sub), you can add external power amplifiers to further enhance the NX807 system. In addition, independent volume control (0-14) and phase adjustment (normal/reverse) is enabled for the subwoofer output so you can adjust the level of bass to your liking at any time, regardless of the output level of the other channels.
Built-in Crossovers: The NX807's internal High Pass and Low Pass filters allow 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.
- Low-Pass Subwoofer Filter: The Low-Pass Filter (LPF) for the subwoofer output will send only the low frequency range through the RCA outputs to ensure superb performance with a connected subwoofer. The low-pass filter can be set to 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz, or Through (full-range).
- High-Pass Filter: The NX807 features a High-Pass Filter (HPF) for the unit's front & rear channels, via speaker-output or RCA output. You can adjust the high-pass filter from 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz, or Through (full-range). The HPF prevents low bass notes from distorting your front & rear speakers. The high-pass filter setting effects both the front & rear channels of the head unit.
15-Band EQ + 6 EQ Presets: You can choose between 6 EQ preset modes - Bass Boost, High Boost, Natural, Vocal, Impact or Flat. The NX807 also has a built-in 15-band equalizer that gives you the ability to sculpt sound to your taste even more. Its built-in EQ gives you superior control over the audio spectrum with frequency adjustments in the 25 Hz to 16 kHz range over 15 bands. This gives you the power to get the most out of your sound system, and the ability to contour the sound output to your musical taste. Make detailed adjustments with precision to create the perfect sound in your vehicle.
Magna Bass EX (Extend): The Magna Bass Extend feature does not adjust the low frequencies like the normal sound adjustment function, but emphasizes the deep bass frequencies to provide you with a dynamic sound. This circuit boosts bass at an ultra-low frequency of about 50Hz, creating a rich, deep, defined bass rather than the muddy, booming bass of a standard loudness control. What is more, boost levels are dependent on the system volume, resulting in balanced system response and dynamic bass reproduction.
Optical Digital Output: Thanks to the optical digital output, it is possible to use an optical cable (sold separately) to connect to external units such as Clarion's exclusive Full Digital Sound system or DSP devices (all sold separately) to upgrade your system to digital. Connecting the source unit to Full Digital Sound system enables you to cutting-edge high-quality full digital end-to-end sound. And since the output can be set to Fixed or Variable, you can maximize the volume of the source unit and adjust it at the processor, or finely adjust volume directly at the source unit
Source Level: Since the gain level can be pre-adjusted for each source separately, you won't have to fiddle with the volume knob each time you switch sources.
Beep Tone: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
AV Inputs: The Clarion NX807 is equipped with composite video/stereo RCA AV input terminals on the rear of the unit to enable enjoyment of content from an external connected source.
HDMI/MHL Input: In addition to iPhone and Android connectivity, the head unit's HDMI/MHL input can be used to connect almost any external mobile AV source with an HDMI output; such as a TV tuner, Blu-ray player, or game system. The HDMI input will provide video and audio playback. Your vehicle's parking brake will need to be engaged to view video on the receiver's screen. Playback functions will need to be controlled from your HDMI-connected device.
Audio/Video Output (with Dual Zone): The NX807 features a rear-panel composite video/stereo RCA audio output that allows you to connect an external display and headphone system in the rear of your vehicle. You can playback audio/video content from a Disc, USB, or AV Input on a rear-seat monitor system; while viewing a different or the same audio/video source on the navigation receiver's touchscreen monitor. The head unit's HDMI input and CarPlay is not available in the second zone.
Camera Input: The Camera Input consists of a Composite video RCA jack for connecting an optional rear-view back-up camera (sold separately - see Accessories Tab). This RCA input enables you to connect a rear-view camera to display the area behind your vehicle. The increased view encourages and facilitates safer driving. When an optional rearview camera is connected to this unit, the rear view image is displayed on the screen when your vehicle is placed in reverse gear (purple/white wire of harness must be connected to reverse light wire of vehicle). Automatic video switching takes approximately 1.1 seconds.
Note: The rear view camera feature is meant as a back-up aid only; never solely rely on the rear-view camera when backing-up. In addition to using the rear-view camera, always look behind you to make sure everything is clear when backing up your vehicle.
The Clarion NX807 replaces these items
- compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
- built-in GPS with maps of 50 states, Canada, and Puerto Rico, plus 11 million points of interest
- 15-band source-independent parametric EQ, plus digital optical output for system expansion
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