2-DIN Bluetooth CD/ USB/ MP3/ WMA receiver
iPod ABC search & simple control mode
Superior iPod® and iPhone® connectivity
Enjoy the familiar operational feel of your iPod and iPhone, with ALBUM/ARTIST/SONG LIST on screen display and List back operation. The simple control mode enables easy operation of the system using just the iPod / iPhone controls, including ABC search to quickly access tracks.
* For audio playback, please use the USB cable provided with your iPod / iPhone.
* Please see our website for details of compatible iPod / iPhone models.
* iPod Video can be viewed by connecting CX501A to an external universal monitor with RCA video input and connecting a suitable iPod / iPhone via the optional CCA748 cable.
Virtually the same operations are possible from both the iPod or the source unit.
Front USB for MP3/WMA playback
The USB input on the front panel can be used to connect a USB memory stick containing MP3 and WMA music files.
It’s an easy way to share music files between your car and your PC.
Front AUX input
Connect an external audio source here to listen to it through the car’ s audio system.
Large rotary volume control for comfortable operation
This large volume control knob, combined with the large push buttons positioned symmetrically on the front panel, helps to provide equally comfortable operation from the driver side or passenger side. Using it is so intuitive and natural, it minimises stress for the operator and contributes to driving safety.
728 variable-colour illumination
You’re free to select the exact colour you want, to match your car’ s instrument panel or match your mood today.
MAGNA BASS EX for dynamic bass resonance
Now, Clarion’ s new MAGNA BASS EX boosts the bass by nearly 12 dB, at even lower frequencies of around 50 Hz . lower than that of ordinary loudness circuits which are at around 100 Hz . to provide extra-low frequency impact. It even automatically compensates the volume level to ensure well-balanced dynamic bass at any level.
Beat EQ for user customisable sound
In addition to providing 3 preset equalisation patterns — BASS BOOST, IMPACT and EXCITE — Clarion’ s Beat EQ allows you freedom to customise the level and range of the bass, midrange and treble portions of each pattern. You can adjust the sound to your liking, depending on the genre of music, for a more fulfilling listening experience.
3-band Parametric Equaliser
The entire sound spectrum is separated into high, medium and low ranges. The level of each can be adjusted separately. Customise the sound to suit your taste and your car.
Built-in High-Pass and Low-Pass Filters
The internal High Pass and Low Pass Filters allow your music to be played at the precise levels that they were meant to be heard. Enjoy bass with more muscle and highs with more clarity.
4 × 50W with MOS-FET Power Amp
CX501A has a MOS-FET (Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor) power amplifier capable of delivering 4 × 50W of high quality sound with superior linearity and less distortion than conventional power amps even with the volume cranked up.
2V / 4-channel audio pre-out
Equipped with 4-channel line outputs, you are able to connect two front speakers with two outputs remaining for connection of up to two subwoofers or rear speakers.