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Eclipse AVN726E

Navigation receiver

Item # 099AVN726E

The AVN726E features flash-based navigation that gives you instant response to touchscreen commands like zooming...

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The AVN726E features flash-based navigation that gives you instant response to touchscreen commands like zooming...

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Item # 099AVN726E

About the Eclipse AVN726E

Stunning graphics, superior performance

The AVN726E features flash-based navigation that gives you instant response to touchscreen commands like zooming and scrolling, and you can use the handy SD™ card slot to keep your maps up-to-date. In major cities, the navigator guides you with detailed views of streets, buildings, and recognizable landmarks. With access to over 16 million points of interest, you'll always find interesting spots for dining and recreation, even in unfamiliar territory.

Stunning graphics, superior performance

Powerful menu Eclipse pulls out all the stops with the AVN726E navigation receiver, giving you detailed maps, top-of-the-line image quality, and high-end sound in an elegant package. Its wide range of navigation and entertainment options make it perfect for building a multimedia A/V system in your vehicle. Plus, built-in Bluetooth® lets you make hands-free calls for safer driving.

The big 7" monitor gives you the ability to enter commands with just a touch of the screen and makes it easy to view movies, navigation screens, and menus. Eclipse uses advanced digital image processing technology to give you vivid, detailed images.

Awesome navigation capabilities

AVN726E receiver's navigation screens

The AVN726E features flash-based navigation that gives you instant response to touchscreen commands like zooming and scrolling, and you can use the handy SD™ card slot to keep your maps up-to-date. In major cities, the navigator guides you with detailed views of streets, buildings, and recognizable landmarks. With access to over 16 million points of interest, you'll always find interesting spots for dining and recreation, even in unfamiliar territory.

You can also add a SIRIUS Traffic receiver for real-time traffic data that keeps you up to date on accidents, traffic flow and congestion, and road closings in most major metropolitan areas.

Movies and music

Play movies up front while you're parked, or connect a screen in the back so your passengers can watch while you're on the road. Eclipse maintains a digital data transfer between your source and the screen, so no analog noise and image smear are present — giving you outstanding color depth and improved contrast for a crisp, detailed image.

Play your iPod® by connecting it to the AVN726E's rear USB slot — no adapter necessary, but adding Eclipse's optional cable lets you view your videos and leave your other cable at home. Another plus — the receiver bypasses your iPod's built-in digital-to-analog converter, using its own DAC to deliver much better sound quality. You can also load up a disc or a thumb drive with MP3 and WMA files to take care of the tunes on your next road trip.

Rear view with camera connected

Adding on

Add Eclipse's optional satellite radio or HD Radio® tuner for the best radio entertainment around. Three sets of 5-volt preamp outputs send a clean signal to the external amplifiers you use to drive your speakers and subs. Connect an Eclipse rear-view camera to get a clear view when you back up.

Bluetooth note: Bluetooth compatibility of this device may vary, depending on your phone and service provider.

iPod note: If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check Hands-on Research for specific iPod model compatibility with this receiver or its optional iPod adapter.


Product highlights:

    General features:
    • navigation receiver with 7" touchscreen monitor
    • built-in amp (14 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling
    • selectable red/blue illumination
    • fits double-sized (4" tall) dash openings
    Audio/Video features:
    • 3-band parametric EQ
    • 24-bit digital-to-analog converter for full, detailed sound
    • plays MP3/WMA files on CD, MP3 files on USB
    • low-pass filter
    Navigation features:
    • turn-by-turn guidance
    • City Map mode — maps that render accurate representations of specific buildings and landmarks in many cities
    • 16.27 million points of interest (hotels, restaurants, gas stations, etc.)
    • easy update via SD card slot
    • compatible with iPod adapter, satellite radio, HD Radio, rear-view camera
    • inputs: rear USB input, rear A/V input, rear-view camera input
    • outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (5-volt front, rear, subwoofer), audio/video output
    Other information:

    What's in the box:

    • Double-DIN DVD/Navigation receiver with 7" LCD screen
    • 8 Flat-head ISO-DIN mounting screws (M5 x 8mm)
    • 8 Hex-head/Phillips-head ISO-DIN mounting bolts (M5 x 8mm)
    • Plastic trim panel (8-5/8" x 7-7/8" with 7-1/8" x 4" cutout)
    • Preamp output/USB/video connector harness
    • Power/speaker wiring harness
    • Parking brake/Reverse/Steering wheel/Satellite radio harness
    • Bluetooth microphone with visor clip and attached 16.5' cable (3.5mm miniplug)
    • GPS antenna with magnetic base and attached 13' cable
    • Self-adhesive ground plate (2-3/4" square)
    • Quick Start Guide (Eng/Fren/Span)
    • Installation Manual (Eng/Fren/Span)
    • Consumer Limited Warranty card

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    Features & specs

    AUX Input No
    Audio/video Input 1
    USB Input Rear
    Backup Camera Input No
    Second Camera Input No
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control No
    Alexa Voice Control
    Android Control No
    Memory Card Slot USB memory
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready Both
    HD Radio Optional
    Navigation Optional
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size ---
    Nano ---
    Touch ---
    iPhone ---
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) N/A
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) ---
    Peak Output 50 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 6-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs Yes
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs No
    Video Screen Yes
    Navigation App Compatible (iOS)
    Navigation App Compatible (Android)
    Preamp Voltage 5 volts
    Screen Size 7
    Display Color
    Key Button Color Red & Blue
    EQ Bands 3
    Wireless Remote Optional
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Yes
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    FM Sensitivity 12 dBf
    European Tuning No
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System No
    File Playback
    Music File Playback
    High-res Playback

    Product Research

    Video Display Adjustments
    DVD Video Features
    Navigation Features
    External Device Controls


    Overview: The Eclipse AVN726E is a Double-DIN (4" chassis height) Audio/Video/Navigation unit is a multi-source receiver with a 7" Wide Screen monitor. In addition to playing a CD or DVD or navigating to your next destination, you can connect an iPod or USB memory device, as well as a satellite radio or HD Radio tuner. With built-in Bluetooth technology, you can make or receive phone calls on your cell phone hands free, or wirelessly play music from a Bluetooth audio device.

    7" WQVGA LCD Monitor: This unit features a 7" widescreen LCD monitor with a video resolution of 480 x 272 x 3 (391,680 pixels). The motorized monitor will tilt in any of 7 positions for best visibility.

    MP3/WMA Playback: The Eclipse AVN726E supports playback of MP3 and WMA audio files recorded on CD-R and CD-RW discs.

    3-Band EQ: You can adjust the 3-band EQ +/-11dB (-6 to +6): Bass (80 Hz), Mid (700 Hz), Treble (10 kHz). In addition, there are 5 preset EQ curves: Power, Sharp, Vocal, Flat, and Custom.

    Loudness: The Loudness feature is used to correct for insufficient low and high sounds when listening at low volume. When activated, the Loudness feature provides a +5dB boost at 100 Hz and a +4dB boost at 10kHz.

    5-Volt Preamp Outputs: To assure a clean, strong signal to connected amplifiers, the AVN726E has 3 pairs of 5-Volt High Voltage preamp outputs.

    Subwoofer Output: In addition to the front and rear preamp outputs, there is a dedicated subwoofer preamp out. The sub output has an adjustable output (-6 to +6) and switchable phase (Normal or Reverse). The Crossover point and slope information is not provided for the built-in low pass filter.

    A/V Inputs/Outputs: The AVN726E is equipped with one audio/video input with composite video and stereo RCA audio jacks for connecting a VCR or game console. Video from the A/V input can only be viewed when the vehicle is stopped and the parking brake engaged. The unit also has a composite video output for connecting an external monitor.

    Eclipse Security Network (ESN): This unit has a built-in ESN (Eclipse Security Network) function. ESN is a security system which renders the navigation and audio functions inoperable when the battery terminal is disconnected and reconnected. You must register a music CD as a "Key CD" to unlock the ESN, when activated.

    Rear View Camera Ready: The AVN726E has a dedicated rear port for plugging in the optional BEC108 (item number 099BEC108) Rear View Camera. The camera is designed to assist you with rear parking or eliminate the dangerous blind spot immediately behind your vehicle. In the setup menu, you can select Auto or Manual operation of the rear view camera. When Auto is selected, and the reverse gear detection wire is properly connected, the image from the rear camera will appear on the LCD panel whenever you put the vehicle in reverse. When Manual is selected, you can view the rear view camera image by simply switching to the Rear View Camera source. If a side-view camera would be a better option, the FEC106 Side View camera and CAB106 power supply are also compatible with this head unit.

    Steering Wheel Controls: The steering wheel remote connections are compatible with voltage detection-type OEM steering wheel remote controls, such as the PAC SWI-ECL2 (item number 127SWIECL2).

    Video Display Adjustments

    Screen Mode: There are three screen aspect modes:

    • Normal: displays 4:3 material with black bars on the sides
    • Wide 1: 4:3 material is uniformly expanded horizontally to fill the screen
    • Wide 2: 4:3 picture is enlarged vertically and horizontally

    Picture Adjustments: The display's Tint, Color Balance, Color Density, and Brightness are adjustable.

    DVD Video Features

    DVD Compatibility: The AVN726E is compatible with DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, and DVD+RW discs. DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW playback is possible only when the discs are recorded in the Video mode. Discs recorded in the VR (Video Recording) mode, and discs not finalized will not play in this unit.

    DivX Compatibility: This unit will also play DivX video files recorded onto a disc only--it will not play DivX files from a USB memory device.

    Safety Video Lockout: For safety reasons, DVD video and DivX files cannot be viewed on the built-in screen unless the vehicle is stopped and the parking brake is engaged.

    Operation Screen: When you want to search for a specific chapter or scene, you can touch the screen to display the Operation Screen. The top of the Operation Screen indicates the title and chapter number, the title elapsed time, the current playback mode, and icons for multiple angles, Dolby Digital, etc. The bottom of the screen provides you with function keys for fast forward/reverse, play/pause, stop, search, menu, and subtitles.

    Rear Monitor Output: The AVN726E has a composite video output to allow you to connect a rear video monitor.

    Navigation Features

    Built-in Navigation: The AVN726E features GPS navigation, with maps of North America (US, Canada, Puerto Rico) on a built-in 2 GB flash memory. Additional maps can be downloaded and stored on an optional SD memory card. The navigation system uses maps and voice instructions to guide you as you are driving. You can use the unit's touch controls to make menu selections.

    GPS: The unit uses the Global Positioning System (GPS) to pinpoint your present location by using latitudinal and longitudinal data received from three or more satellites. An external GPS antenna is included with the head unit. It should be mounted in a position (inside or outside) with a clear view of the sky.

    Included Maps: The Eclipse AVN726E is equipped with maps of the United States (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada and Puerto Rico. The current map version is 2008.10.

    Navigation: The Destination Setting menu lets you select your destination in a number of ways. Given your current GPS position, you can use this menu to navigate to any given address, coordinates (latitude/longitude), favorite location, POI (Point Of Interest), or a previously selected destination.

    Text/Voice Languages: The AVN726E will display navigation directions in any of 14 languages. Audible directions are given in 50 different voices in 14 languages.

    Text-To-Speech: The GPS unit announces directions using local street names giving you easier guidance and allowing you to focus better on the road ahead.

    Note: In order for the text-to-speech function to work, you must select a voice that is designated as "TTS". TTS voices include two English (male and female), two French (male and female), and one Spanish (male).

    Points Of Interest: The navigation database has approximately 16.27 million points of interest (POIs). POIs are locations that someone might find useful or interesting, including accommodations, transportation (airports, train stations), gas stations, hospitals, banks, shopping centers, restaurants, and tourist attractions. Many of the POIs include addresses and telephone numbers, and other contact information.


    Bluetooth Technology: The AVN726E is equipped with built-in Bluetooth technology, allowing you to make and answer phone calls hands free, promoting safer driving. Up to 5 cell-phones can be registered to this unit.

    Bluetooth Audio: In addition to allowing hands-free cell phone use, this unit can play a Bluetooth-compatible portable audio player.

    External Device Controls

    Direct iPod Connection: The AVN726E has a female Type A USB port on a 5' pigtail on the rear panel. You can connect your iPod directly to the USB port using the white cable that came with your iPod (dock connector-to-USB) for audio only control. Using Apple's composite AV cable (item number 472AVCAB2), you can control, charge, and watch audio and video on video-capable iPods. Video-capable iPods include iPod touch (1st/2nd gen), iPod nano (3rd/4th gen), iPod video (5th generation), and iPod classic. When connected to the AVN726E, all of the iPod's controls are disabled, and controls on the head unit are used.

    iPod Interface Ready: The optional iPC-709 iPod adapter (item number 099IPC709) also allows an iPod portable digital music player, including the iPod touch (1st/2nd generation), classic (80/120/160GB), and iPod nano (3rd/4th generation), to be connected to and controlled by the Eclipse AVN726E. All the iPod's buttons will be disabled when connected to this adapter and the iPod will be controlled from the head unit. Music and videos stored on the connected iPod can be played when connected to the unit. While connected, the AVN726E will power the iPod, and charge the iPod's battery. You can perform playlist, album, artist, genre, or song searches. Playback functions include track up/down, fast forward/rewind, track repeat, track random play, and album random play. Display selections include song, album, or artist.

    USB Interface: The AVN726E has a female Type A USB jack on a 5' pigtail for playing MP3 or WMA files loaded onto a USB Flash Drive (AAC files will not play). You can select music by song title, playlist, artist, album, or genre. Playback preferences include Song Repeat and Shuffle Songs.

    HD Radio Tuner Ready: The AVN726E is compatible with the HDR109 HD Radio tuner (item number 099HDR109). When a digital station is received, Digital appears on the display. This tuner can also receive sub-channel broadcasts. You can select from 2 tuning modes: Auto 1: tunes analog and digital stations giving priority to digital stations, and Auto 2: tunes analog and digital stations limiting the seek function to digital stations only. Up to 24 digital stations can be set in memory presets. With the optional HD tuner, the AVN726E is compatible with iTunes Tagging, allowing you to "tag" a song and later obtain it through a connected iPod and iTunes.

    Sirius Satellite Ready: With the optional Eclipse ECLSC1 Sirius Satellite Radio interface combined with the SiriusConnect Universal Vehicle Tuner (package item number 700SiRECLi), you can receive Sirius Satellite Radio programming on the AVN726E. A subscription to Sirius Satellite Radio is required in order to receive Sirius programming. For Sirius Satellite programming and Sirius NavTraffic, the optional SIR-ECL2nt Sirius NavTraffic tuner (item number 099SIRECLT) is available.

    XM Satellite Ready: The Audiovox XMDirect2 Eclipse Connection Cable allows you to connect the Audiovox XMDirect2 Universal XM Satellite Radio tuner (package item number 220CNP20UC, sold separately) to the Eclipse AVN726E. The Eclipse Connection Cable and XMDirect2 XM Tuner allow you to receive XM Satellite Radio programming through the multimedia head unit and control XM programming using the touch-screen controls. XM Satellite Radio programming offers over 170 digital radio channels including news, sports, talk, comedy, commercial free music, and other entertainment programming from coast to coast. XM also offers instant traffic and weather alerts for 21 major US cities, as well as live sports broadcasts from Major League Baseball, NHL, the PGA tour, Indy car racing and several major college conferences.

    XM Satellite Ready: At this time, the proper firmware has not been released in order for the XMDirect² tuner to work with this unit.

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