Next generation source units combine connectivity with superb audio performance.

This model is equipped with a USB slot to directly connect your iPod® for control via your car system. In addition, the 6-channel RCA outputs allow future system upgrades. With support of the WMDRM 10 digital rights management format and playback of audio files via a USB link, it realises a car multimedia style for seamless entertainment in your vehicle.

  • CD text
  • Windows Media
  • Made for iPod
  • MP3 ID3 TAG
  • USB Memory Slot
  • AAC
  • Flip Down Console
  • Sound Restorer
  • Digital Z-Enhancer
  • Low-Pass and High-PassFilters
  • 24bit D/A Converter
  • Parametric EQ
  • 2V/6ch Output
  • AUX Input
  • CeNET
  • MOS-FET Power AMP
  • 53W×4 HIGH POWER
  • Bluetooth Ready
  • OEM remote ready


Flip-down panel and CD/MP3/WMA/AAC playback

Digital Z-Enhancer

By using a digital equaliser, there is more flexibility in tailoring your music to sound the way you want it. The Digital Z-Enhancer employs digital signal processing offering three preset equalisation curves each adjustable to LOW, MID and HIGH. You can choose from 9 custom EQ curves, each tailored to specific speaker type.

2-band Parametric EQ

Dividing the sound spectrum into 2 bands, the parametric EQ allows equalising of the frequency curve for customization of the sound character according to the speakers used and the acoustic properties in the car.

Sound Restorer

Hear your music the way it was meant to be heard. Clarion’s Sound Restorer recreates the high frequency information that is lost during compression. The result is clear and detailed sound.

24-bit D/A converter

A key component in the transfer of digital data from a CD into analogue sound is Clarion’s 24-bit D/A converter. Because the digital realm is made up of unnaturally square sound waves, as opposed to the smoothly undulating sound waves characteristic of the real-world environment, Clarion’s 24-bit D/A converter recreates the natural nuances and expressions lost during the sound reproduction process.

Direct USB iPod® control

You no longer need an expensive adapter box or interface cable to connect your iPod to your Clarion source unit. Simply connect the USB cable included with the iPod to the front USB input for battery charging and complete control of your iPod.*

    * Use the USB cable supplied to connect the iPod.

    * See the Clarion website for iPod models that can be connected.

Enjoy digital media

Support for multiple audio compression formats, such as MP3, WMA, and AAC, and the digital rights management WMDRM 10 format, iPod linking, and improved connectivity with USB devices – all these make it possible to seamlessly enjoy music with a variety of digital media.

Bluetooth® BLT583 (CeNET) ready

Bluetooth BLT583 (CeNET) ready allows hands-free conversation via a CeNET connection. Enjoy audio streaming and two-way hands-free conversation with a Bluetooth-compatible mobile phone.

Playback of WMDRM 10

WMDRM 10 files are encoded to prevent unauthorised transfer of protected audio content, such as encoded music files purchased from online music services. To meet these constantly evolving technology trends, the DXZ788RUSB/ DXZ588RUSB/ DXZ388RUSB/ 389RUSB/ 389RGUSB can process and play these specially encoded music files.

High Pass/Low Pass Filter

You can set the frequency range of the audio signal that’s output to each channel to best match the acoustic characteristics of the front and rear speakers and the subwoofer. This is also possible even if you decide to connect your original speakers directly to your head unit without an external amplifier. The High Pass Filter is also available to cut off frequencies below 50, 80 or 120 kHz.

DXZ388RUSB/ 389RUSB/ 389RGUSB (HPF only for speaker line out)

6-channel output

Equipped with 6ch outputs for reproduction of sources with high sound quality. Together with crossover settings, it can be used to output to various speaker systems like Front 2ch + Rear 2ch + Subwoofer 2ch.

The photo is of DXZ588RUSB.

System Example

  • CD-R/RW ready
  • MP3, WMA and iTunes® AAC compatible with ID3-TAG display
  • Front USB slot with maximum track capacity: 130,560 (255 tracks in 512 folders)
  • WMDRM 10 playback via supported MTP device
  • 18 FM, 6 MW/LW station presets
  • RDS-EON DSP tuner with variable bandwidth and Radio Text display
  • iPod direct control via USB
  • Subwoofer level control
  • 24-bit D/A converter
  • Sound Restorer
  • Digital Z-Enhancer sound customisation
  • 2-band parametric equaliser
  • Built-in High Pass Filter & Low Pass Filter
  • 4-channel × 53 watts of MOS-FET amplification
  • Flip-down console
  • High visibility 2-line display with Screensavers
  • "SLIDETRAK" for dynamic operation
  • Mobile input and Phone mute
  • Auxilliary input with level control
  • 6-channel audio pre-out
  • CeNET control of Bluetooth® interface adapter BLT583 ready for hands-free and 6-disc CD changer
  • OEM steering wheel remote wired interface capability
  • Detachable control panel
Remote Control

Remote Control





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