CEA-2006 Compliant Amplifier:
The Clarion DXZ275MP amplifier section is rated at 19 Watts RMS x 4 channels in
4 ohms at 1% THD+N with a 80 dBA signal-to-noise ratio.
MP3/WMA Playback: The unit can
play MP3 and WMA files recorded onto CD-R and CD-RW discs using ISO9660 Level 1
or 2, Joliet, or Romeo formats. The player can recognize up to 8 hierarchical
levels, up to 255 files per folder, and up to 510 total files. Bit rates for MP3
are 8-320 kbps, plus VBR (Variable Bit Rates). Bit rates for WMA are 48-192
kbps. This unit is compatible with, and will display MP3 and WMA ID3 tags.
Shooting Star DCP Design: In this design, all the frequently used controls
are as close as possible to the driver for ease of operation. The organizing of
the controls on the left side of the DCP allows for a large easy to read
display. This enables you to see station or track information quickly and easily
with minimal distraction from the road. Additionally, a precision rotary volume
control knob is centrally located for optimum control from either the driver's
or passenger side seat. The face-plate will detach and comes with a hard plastic
carrying case for protection.
Display/Screen Saver: The DXZ275MP is equipped with a high visibility single line display with
Screensaver function which is clearly visible from a wide range of viewing
angles. Approximately thirty seconds after the last button press, a screen saver
will activate. You can choose between a series of moving images or a
customizable scrolling message of up to 30 characters. The screen saver can be
deactivated at any time.
Title Text: You can enter titles up to 8 characters long into the
unit's memory and have them displayed on the on the screen for CD, CD Changer,
Radio stations and TV stations. The number of titles that can be entered for
each mode are as follows.
- CD Mode: 50 titles
- TV Mode: 20 titles
- Radio Mode: 30 titles
- CD changer Mode: 100 titles
The Z-Enhancer function features three types of sound tone effects stored in
memory. You can choose from the following.
- B-Boost: Bass frequencies
are emphasized from -3dB to +3dB
- Impact: Bass and Treble
frequencies are emphasized from -3dB to +3db
- Excite: Bass and Treble
frequencies emphasized from -3dB to +3dB and Mid frequencies de-emphasized
Note: When the Z-Enhancer
feature is on, the bass and treble controls cannot be adjusted.
Bass and Treble: When not using
the Z-Enhancer you can adjust the Bass (100Hz) and Treble (10kHz) independently
from -7 to +7 (+/-14 dB).
Magna Bass EX (Extend): The
Magna Bass EX feature provides an extra boost of bass when activated. Unlike
conventional loudness features which boost the low frequency range at around
100Hz, the Magna Bass EX boosts the low- and center-range frequencies of about
50Hz. By focusing on the lower frequencies, the added bass impact won't distort
or muffle the high frequencies.
Amp Canceller: If you choose to
connect the receiver to external amplifiers, you can turn off the built-in
amplifier for better sound quality.
Auto Store: Auto Store is a
function for automatically storing up to 6 stations in sequential order in the
provided preset bands. The receiver features 3 FM bands and 1 AM band; giving
you a total of 18 FM bands and 6 AM bands.
Preset Scan: Preset Scan plays
the stations stored in the preset memory momentarily. This function is useful
when searching or a desired station in memory.
Station Recall (ISR): You
can store one radio station in Instant Station Recall (ISR) memory and recall it
from any mode (except Power Off). Once the ISR station has been recalled, you
cannot tune to another station without first disengaging the ISR function. You
can, however, switch to another source.
2CH Output: The unit features a
set of 1.8-Volt preamp outputs attached to the rear of the chassis with a 7.5"
pigtail for use with an external amplifier.
The CD player feature a 3.5mm stereo minijack input on the front panel to enable
you to connect an external portable audio source such as an MP3 player. You can
adjust the input sensitivity level of the AUX input from Low, Mid to High to
match the output level of your portable audio device.
feature allows you to turn the power to the unit "on" and start playing the disc
automatically when the disc is inserted even if the unit is not powered up, as
long as the ignition key is turned to the "on" or "acc" position.
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.
Top Function: During CD
playback, the Top function resets the CD player to the first track of the disc.
If an MP3/WMA disc is playing, the top function resets the player to the first
track of the currently playing folder.
Position Memory: If you turn off the unit
while a disc is playing, it will resume playback at the stopping point when it
is turned on again.
Illumination Dimmer: The
receiver's display automatically dims to a preset brightness when the vehicle's
headlights are turned on. The wiring harness includes an orange/white lead which
should be connected to the vehicle's parking light circuit in order for the
dimmer feature to operate.
Mounting: You can install the
unit within 30-degrees of horizontal. When ISO-DIN mounting, you will need to
use your vehicle radio's original factory ISO screws.
Optional Wireless Remote: The
CD player is IR remote compatible and can be operated with the optional Clarion
RCB-176-200 wireless remote control (part # 020RCB176).
OEM Remote Ready: The unit also
features an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit to
allow you to keep your vehicle's radio steering wheel remote controls and/or
rear seat radio controls when used with the optional SWI-JACK interface adapter
(part # 127SWIJACK, sold separately). The SWI-JACK is compatible with over 95%
of the vehicles made from 1986 to the present. Compatible vehicles include many
Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Harley
Davidson, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land
Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile,
Plymouth, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Scion, Suzuki, Toyota, and Volkswagen vehicles.
Please consult "Outfit My Car" to see if your vehicle is compatible.
Cell Phone Interrupt: If you
connect this unit to your vehicle's cellular phone with a separately sold
hands-free kit supporting AUX input, you can either listen to your telephone calls on your car
speakers or have your car's audio system automatically muted when a phone call
External Device Controls
Bluetooth Ready: The DXZ275MP is
compatible with Clarion's BLT370 Bluetooth system via its front panel 3.5mm
stereo minijack inputs. The BLT370 gives you hands-free communication from your
compatible Bluetooth cellular phone and wireless streaming audio from any
Bluetooth compatible portable audio device.
iPod Ready: The DXZ275MP is compatible with Clarion's EA1276
CeNET iPod interface adapter (part # 020EA1276B, sold separately) which allows
the unit to simulate the iPod features and functionality. The head unit will be
able to display Playlists, Artists, Albums, Songs, Genres, and Composers during
playback. The interface will even charge your iPod as long as it is connected
and the vehicle is either on or the key switch is turned to accessory
Satellite Radio Ready: There
are several options for connecting an optional XM or SIRIUS Satellite Radio
receiver to this receiver:
CeNET TV Controls: The DXZ275MP
can control the optional TTX7501z TV tuner (item # 020TTX7501). The following
operations are the same as for the radio tuner: Channel Selection, Storing
channels in memory, Calling channels from memory, Auto store, and Preset Scan.
CeNET CD Changer
Controls: 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 (item #020CCA519,
sold separately). The following operations are the same as for built-in CD mode:
Pause, Track Selection, Fast-forward/Fast-backward, Scan Play, Repeat Play, and