Overview: The Rosen GPS Navigation and Multimedia In-Dash 2DIN
head unit (DS-SB1010-H11) offers a factory look for your 2008 and up Subaru
Impreza and 2009 and up Subaru
Forester. The receiver is compatible only with those vehicles that did not come
with factory-installed navigation. The
Rosen GPS Navigation and Multimedia In-Dash 2DIN head unit will fit perfectly in
the dash without the use of a kit and comes supplied with direct plug-in factory
Note: As always, please consult theCrutchfield
Car Selector to verify compatibility with your vehicle.
High-Resolution Touch-Screen LCD Display: The Rosen
Multimedia Navigation head unit features a 7" high-resolution, wide-screen, touch-screen LCD
display. You can adjust the brightness, color, and contrast
of the display. The display also offers three dimmer settings (Bright, Dim, and
Off). In addition, you can set the LCD monitor to display a Widescreen,
Letter-Box, or Pan&Scan image.
Note: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation head unit includes a
stylus for touch-screen operation.
Spectrum Audio Display: The unit features a spectrum audio
listening to music.
Screen Saver: The unit's screen saver will display after 3-4 minutes
of no operation.
Hard-Key Controls: The unit also features rotary volume and tuning
knobs, along with push-button controls along the left and right side of the LCD
Parking Brake Detection: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation head unit
contains a built-in DVD player and integrated LCD monitor, which is not intended for viewing
while driving. The unit's video player is disabled when the vehicle is in motion through a
connection to your vehicle's parking brake.
Rosen Navigation: The Rosen Navigation system is powered by
Nav-N-Go 8 software, featuring city center views in major markets across the
that helps you find your way to your destination in tandem with its built-in GPS receiver.
Note: Rosen Navigation does not transmit your GPS
position; others cannot track you.
Global-Position-System (GPS): Rosen Navigation uses Global Positioning
System (GPS) satellites, and a digital roadway map database to calculate and
display travel directions. The system's GPS antenna receives signals from a
constellation of 24 satellites orbiting the earth and uses the strongest of
signals to determine your position to within meters.
GPS Antenna: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation head unit comes supplied
with a magnetic GPS antenna with a 10' cord which plugs into the back of the
Mapping Software: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation
head unit features maps of USA with over 11 million points of interests
(POI) by Tele Atlas stored on a 2GB SD-card (already inserted into front of unit).
Note: The 2GB SD-card must remain in the head unit during
navigation. If the SD-card is removed, you will not be able to access the
head unit's navigation functions. When you reinsert the SD-card, the head unit
must be reset to restore navigation functions.
POI (Points-of-Interests): A point-of-interest (POI) is a location
that someone might find useful or interesting. Rosen Navigation offers over 11
million POIs. POIs are grouped into several levels of categories and
subcategories to choose from. POI locations are marked on the map with special
SpeedCamera POI: This model includes a free data base
of over 2,500+ red light and speed camera's located in the U.S. The system is
pre-activated and will notify you (the driver) when you are approaching a
Note: All data is provided by SpeedCameraPOI.Com
and updates can be obtained on-line.
Speed Warning: Rosen Navigation is able to warn you if you exceed the
current speed limit. This information may not always be available on the
Visual and Audible Guidance: Rosen navigation provides turn-by-turn visual and
voice assistance to direct you to your selected destination. It quickly
calculates step-by-step directions to any destination available on the included
navigation map. There are two fields reserved
on the on-screen map to display the next two maneuvers (route events that are
listed in the Itinerary). Both the type of event (turn, traffic, circle, exiting
highway, etc) and its distance from the current GPS position is displayed. The unit offers 5 audio and visual languages (English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean).
Note: This unit does not offer text-to-speech.
Map View: Rosen Navigation's map screen looks similar to paper road
maps. The on-screen map shows the streets in a way that is similar to how the
paper road maps show them. Their width and colors correspond to their
importance, so you can easily tell a highway from a small street. You can choose from the following map perspectives.
- 2D: Classic top-down two-dimensional view (always facing North).
- 3D: Three-dimensional perspective view (automatically rotates
to driving direction).
Color Schemes: Rosen Navigation uses different color schemes
during day and night time driving.
- Daytime: Daytime color are similar to paper maps.
- Nighttime: The nigh color schemes use dark colors for large
objects to keep the average brightness of the screen low.
- Auto: Switches automatically between the daytime and the night
scheme based on the current time and GPS position a few minutes before
sunrise (when the sky has already turned bright), and a few minutes after
sunset (before it becomes dark).
- Tunnels: When entering a tunnel, the colors of the map
change. All buildings disappear, the large objects (such as surface waters
or forests), and the empty areas between roads become black. However, roads
and streets keep their original colors from the daytime or nigh color
Smart Zoom: Rosen Navigation can automatically rotate, scale, an title
the map and give you the optimal view.
- When you are approaching a turn, Rosen Navigation zooms in and raises
the view angle to le you easily recognize your maneuver at the next
- If the next turn is at a distance, Rosen Navigation zooms out and lowers
the view angle to show you the road in front of you.
Choosing a Destination: Rosen Navigation offers you several ways of
choosing your destination and via points (intermediate destinations).
- Browse Map: Use the selected location on the map (the cursor).
- City: Takes you to the center of city.
- Address: Enter a full address or part of an address, or
two intersecting streets.
- Zip Code: Enter an address with only the zip code.
- Coordinates: Enter longitude and latitude.
- POI: Select your destination from a POI.
- Favorites: Select a destination that you have saved as a
- History: Destinations you have set earlier appear in History.
Inserting Via-Points: You can expand your route by inserting
via-points (intermediate destinations).
Fit-to-Screen: You can display an entire active route or track long on
the map screen.
Route Calculation: Rosen Navigation calculates the route base on your
preferences. You can choose from the following:
- Route Calculation Method: Fast, Short, Economical, or Easy
- Road Types: Unpaved, Permit, Highways, Tolls, Ferries,
Cross-border, and/or Carpool lanes
Itinerary: The Itinerary is the list of the route events and driving
Route Simulation: A simulation takes you through the route, following
the calculated driving instructions.
Track Log: Once you start navigating, Rosen Navigation records a Track
Log, so you can look back at your trip at a later date.
Trip Information: The Trip Information screen displays a compass,
speed, time, and distance.
- Compass: Shows the direction of your heading both when the map is
automatically rotated (3D) and when the map is always facing North (2D).
- Speed: Displays current speed and speed limit on the current
- Time: Display current GPS time, time remaining to reach
destination, time remaining to reach the next via-point, estimated arrival
time at destination, and estimate arrival time at next via-point.
- Distance: Shows distance remaining to reach destination, distance
remain to reach next via-point, and current altitude.
Route Recalculation: Rosen Navigation automatically recalculates the
rote if you deviate from the propose itinerary.
Detour: This screen contains quick detour possibilities during
navigation so you can bypass a part of the route.
Safety Mode: Safety Mode disables the unit's touch-screen above 6-mph
to keep your attention on the road.
Simultaneous Music Playback: While in navigation mode, you can still
listen to music. Voice navigation will interrupt music when necessary.
GuidePoint Compatible: GuidePoint is a GPS enabled on-the-road driver
assistant system that provides roadside rescue, emergency services, and personal
concierges. GuidePoint uses a state-of-the-art computer module that's equipped
with a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver, wireless data modem and
vehicle interface component that allows communication with the vehicle. Each
unit's unique electronic serial number-similar to a cell phone number-allows
information to be sent back and forth between the vehicle and GuidePoint's
Response Center over a nationwide wireless network.
Note: Included is a free 90-day trial of GuidePoint Connect Silver
Services, which consists of roadside rescue, emergency services, and
personal concierge assistance. After your 90-day free trial you, you can
discontinue service or renew your plan with a monthly charge.
Preset EQ Modes: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation head unit
features five preset EQ modes (Rock, Jazz, Pop, Classic, Flat) and one custom
sound field mode.
Custom EQ: The Custom EQ mode allows you to adjust the
unit's bass (100Hz), midrange (1kHz), and treble (10khz) manually (+/-8dB).
BBE: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation head unit offers BBE sound
processing for excellent high, mids, and low frequency reproduction. BBE can be
adjusted between 0-16.
Sound Modes: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation head unit offers
the following sound modes.
- Stereo: Audio is output from the left and right channel
for 2-channel stereo.
- Dolby Stereo: Dolby Stereo distributes the sound from
the middle and the surround channels of a soundtrack to the left and right
speaker channels of the unit.
- V. Surround: The left and right channels create a
surround sound effect from a two-channel source.
- Dolby Digital: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation head unit
supports Dolby Digital playback via Rosen's Dolby5.1/Amp harness
(135DP1011, sold separately), when connected to an optional external
processor and 5.1-ch amplifier.
Speaker Level: You can adjust the level (+/-8dB) of each
connected speaker (LR, LF, RR, RF, CTR, and SUB).
5.1 Preamp Outputs (Optional): With the optional Rosen
5.1-channel RCA output harness (135DP1011,
sold separately) you can connect external aftermarket amplifiers for a 5.1
speaker audio system.
AM/FM Radio: The Multimedia Navigation head unit features a built-in
AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, scan, and preset tuning.
AM/FM Presets: The unit offers 18 FM station presets (6 stations each for FM1/FM2/FM3) and 6
AM station presets. Station presets can be manually entered or automatically
Radio Data System (RDS): The unit's tuner features RDS
(Radio Data System). RDS is a service used by some radio stations to transmit
data outside of normal radio broadcast signals. When an RDS station is received,
you can immediately find out what kind of data is being transmitted by looking
at the program service name which appears in the display after the frequency.
RDS features an emergency transmission function which interrupts regular
programming to broadcast an emergency announcement (such as a tornado or severe
storm). There is also a switchable Traffic Information function, which will
automatically tune a traffic bulletin when it is broadcast, even when you're not
listening to the radio.
Sirius Satellite Ready: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation
head unit also supports Sirius Satellite Radio using the Rosen Sirius/iPod Kit (135DP1055,
sold separately). The Sirius/iPod kit includes a connector cable which allows
you to connect your compatible iPod and the included SiriusConnect SC-C1
Universal Vehicle Tuner.
Note: If you already have the SiriusConnect SC-C1
Universal Vehicle Tuner, you can purchase just the iPod/Sirius connector
sold separately) to connect your compatible iPod and SiriusConnect tuner
Disc Compatibility: This multimedia navigation head unit supports
playback of DVD, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, VCD, CD, and CD-R/RW discs (12cm discs
only). The unit also supports MP3 audio files and JPEG still-image files recorded onto CD-R/RW discs.
Automatic Play: A disc can be inserted at any time in the unit and the
system will automatically switch to disc playback.
Last Memory: If you stop playback of a disc, the disc will resume play
from where it last left off, as long as you do not eject the disc.
Parental Control: Parental Control allows you to restrict
DVD playback according to a predetermined level. You can select a parental
control rating from 0-8, which is protected by a 4-digit password.
Internal Flash Memory: The Rosen multimedia navigation head unit is
equipped with an internal flash memory which allows you to copy music tracks
from a CD disc to the head unit as an MP3 file. The unit features 6 folders (1,
2, 3, 4, 5, and Favorites) to store your music. Once you have copied your CD's
music over to the head unit's internal memory, you can listen to those stored
songs at anytime, without inserting the CD.
JPEG Playback: JPEG still images can be viewed as thumbnails
(up to 12 images) or a single image.
USB Port: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation head unit
features a molex connector on the rear-panel and comes with a 34" molex-to-USB type-A cable for connection of a USB mass class storage device (up to 2GB), so you can
play back your MP3 audio files or JPEG still-image files stored on your USB thumbdrive.
iPod Interface (Optional): The Rosen Multimedia Navigation
head unit supports audio/video playback, control, information display, and
charging of select iPods, using the proprietary Rosen iPod harness (135DP1013,
sold separately). This unit supports the following iPods (as of December 2010):
|Audio||Video||head unit||iPod/iPhone||Song/Artist Info||Track Info |
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 revert to the older software
version or wait until an newer software update is available.
Optional Audio/Video Input: You can also add the Rosen
audio/video input harness (135DP1009,
sold separately) consisting of a composite video connector and stereo RCA
connectors, so you can connect an external AV source to the unit.
Optional Audio/Video Output: You can add the Rosen
audio/video output harness (135DP1008,
sold separately) which consists of two composite video outputs and a pair stereo
RCA audio outputs, which allows you to connect the head unit to an external
headrest and/or overhead monitor.
Note: You can watch and listen to the same source which
is being played back on the unit's integrated LCD monitor on a connected
external monitor and wireless headphone kit, or watch and listen to a
different source. You can choose AM/FM, SAT, (optional tuner kit required),
iPod (optional harness required), Disc, Aux (optional harness required), or
MP3 for the second zone.
Reverse Camera/Sensor Operation: The Rosen Multimedia
head unit can be connected to an optional Rosen rear-view camera (135DP1068,
sold separately) or back-up sensor kit (135DP1030,
sold separately), using the optional Rosen back-up camera/sensor harness (135DP1010,
sold separately). This allows you to view the image from the rear camera on the
unit or use the backup warning system. When the camera is connected, the unit
will automatically switch to the back-up camera display whenever the reverse
gear is engaged.
Note: The optional rearview camera and sensors are
provided for additional information only. As the driver, you should always
check your surroundings before backing-up the vehicle.
Built-In Bluetooth Hands-Free Interface: This unit provides Bluetooth
Hands-Free communication functions. If your mobile phone is Bluetooth enabled,
it can establish a point-to-point connection with the Rosen head unit providing
telephone dial-up, call answering, Phonebook, and Bluetooth music play
functions. The Phonebook displays incoming calls, received calls, and missed
calls (the 5 most recent calls in each category are displayed). You can dial-out
using your phone or using the unit's touch-screen monitor. Incoming call phone
numbers are displayed on-screen. Using your vehicle's speakers and the Rosen
head unit's built-in microphone, you can carry on your cell-phone conversation
without picking up your phone. If your cell-phone also supports Bluetooth music
play, the audio for your cell-phone can heard through your vehicle's speakers.
You can control basic music playback functions such as Play/Pause, Stop,
Note: You can pair up to six phones (using only one at a time).
Steering Wheel Controls: The Rosen Multimedia Navigation
head unit can be setup through its menu system to retain your factory steering
wheel controls (using the factory steering wheel controls does require splicing
into factory wires at the radio location, and possibly elsewhere; there is no
plug in adapter available for this function).