Digital Media + AUX Input
Digital Media + AUX Input
Front-Panel USB Port: The Lightning Audio LA-1000 digital media
receiver features a front-panel USB (type-A) port for connection of USB
mass-storage class device; such as your Android smartphone, portable digital
audio player, or USB thumbdrive. The USB port enables audio playback and control
of MP3/WMA audio files (formatted in FAT 8/16/32) stored on a portable USB mass-storage class device. The
head unit's USB connection provides 500mA of current to power and charge your
connected USB mass storage class device when your vehicle's ignition switch is
set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position.
Note: You cannot connect a USB device via a USB hub or Multi-Card
Reader to this unit.
The front-panel USB port does not support Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad.
Front-Panel SD-Card Slot: The LA-1000 digital media receiver is equipped with
a front-panel SD-card slot which is hidden behind the unit's detachable face
plate. The receiver's SD-card slot supports playback of MP3/WMA music (formatted
in FAT 8/16/32) files
loaded onto a SD/SDHC memory card (up to 32GB).
Information Display: The LA-1000 will display your MP3/WMA's music
file information (ID-3/WMA-tags); such as Track number, Elapsed playing time,
Artist name, Song title, and Album label.
Search Modes: The Lightning Audio LA-1000 digital media receiver
offers Track Search, Character Search, and Directory Search modes to help you
locate music files on your USB device or SD/SDHC card.
- Track Search: You can enter the track number ("000") of a music
file contained on a USB device or SD/SDHC memory card for direct access.
- Character Search: You can search for your MP3/WMA music tracks
alphabetically (A-Z) or numerically (0-9) by entering in a single character.
- Directory Search: Directory Search displays a list of MP3/WMA
folders and tracks on a connected USB memory device or SD/SDHC memory card,
so you can scroll through your music.
Playback Modes: In addition to Normal playback, you can
select from Repeat and Random playback modes.
- Repeat: Track Repeat (plays the current track
repeatedly), Folder Repeat (plays all tracks of the current folder
repeatedly), Off (cancels repeat function)
- Random: All Random (plays all tracks at random), Off (cancels random function)
Front-Panel Aux Input: A front-panel stereo minijack is provided to
allow the connection of almost any portable audio source with a 3.5mm headphone
output. Simply connect your portable digital music player to the unit's
front-panel auxiliary input, and you can listen to the audio from the portable
player through the speakers in your mobile audio system.
22W x 4CH Amplifier: The Lightning Audio LA-1000 digital media
receiver employs a 22W x 4Ch RMS amplifier (50W x 4Ch Peak).
3CH/1.2V RCA Outputs: The Lightning Audio LA-1000 is equipped with a
pair of 1.2V front-channel RCA outputs and a single 1.2V mono-sub RCA output for
connection of external amplifiers.
3-Band EQ w/ 4 Presets: The LA-1000 offers 4 preset EQ modes
(Flat/Classic/Rock/Pop), plus a User EQ mode. The User EQ mode lets you manually
adjust the receiver's 3-band equalizer (bass/mid/treble).
Programmable Turn-On Volume: You can set the head unit to
turn-on to the last volume level adjustment when turned off, or turn-on to a
pre-defined volume level (0-30) every time you power up the radio.
Loudness: This function enhances low and high frequencies to
make the sound clearer lower volumes.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to
confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
AM/FM Tuner: The Lightning Audio LA-1000 features a built-in AM/FM
tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning.
18 FM/12 AM Presets: You can store a total of 18 FM stations presets
and 12 AM station presets, manually or automatically.
RDS: The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast
information such as artist, title, and album when listening to compatible AM/FM
Local Seek Mode: The unit's tuner also is equipped with a Seek mode
that when used with the Local function, only allows radio stations with a strong
local radio signals to be played.
Mono Mode: If an analog FM stereo broadcast is hard to receive, you
can manually switch the tuner to Mono operation.
US/European Tuning: You can set the built-in AM/FM tuner between US
standard and European tuning spacing.
Detachable Face: The Lightning Audio LA-1000 features a detachable
face to deter theft (soft cloth pouch is included). An optional soft face case (142DFC1X,
sold separately) can also be purchased for this unit.
Single-Line LCD: The digital media receiver uses a single-line LCD
with white text and black background.
12/24 Hour Clock: You can set the unit to display a 12 or 24 hour
IR Remote: The LA-1000 comes with an IR remote control for wireless
operation of the digital media receiver.