DriveAudio products provide an OE style connector where possible, meaning plug and play. Some additional items will be required to be fitted like a GPS antenna and DAB areal if your original unit did not have Dab at factory. If your old unit had DAB then you have a DAB OE areal and all you need in that case is a small conversion lead. The units are designed for the UK market so all trims and clips represent a perfect replacement for the Left Hand Drive Cars. We have a network of Installers who are happy to undertake your install if you do not feel confident in fitting it yourself.
Canbus is integrated directly on to the main motherboard and not an illuminated add on Canbus analogue box. Our units have full canbus and resistive controls preprogramed on each unit to offer full integration. All our units have the very latest ARM11 Chipset offering speed and reliability. Fast boot up and Clear touch Screen.
3D Graphical Maps of UK and Ireland, European maps can be purchased at a small charge. The Map licence is owned via the customer and the customer's responsibility to update their maps via the mapping vendor's website. 12 months free updates are provided with the product. 7 Digit postcodes and 13,000 POI's. Speed camera Database is also added to the mapping software. The Maps are supplied and managed by Navtq a leading worldwide supplier of commercial mapping service. Click here for more information
The DVD loader offering a Clear 800x480 screen resolution. The DVD Rom is quick at loading and can play many different forms of media. All our DVD Roms are region free and you can by-pass the Movie in Motion so that the DVD Player works on the move. This function is used at the driver's discretion. Using Video media when driving is illegal in many countries.
The AM/FM Radio Chipset is manufactured by Philips and is as good as it gets. The reception is strong (Local signal dependent) and has full RDS Text that's presented on screen. TA – Traffic announcements, AF assisted search facility – looks for a stronger station. REG and Local are also present within the Radio functions. You can store 12 pre-set stations in FM and 4 preset stations in AM. Local Scan and Regional Seek are also designed for driver ease of use.
The dab radio chipset added to the units motherboard & is the best on the market. The reception is strong (Local signal & factory antenna dependent).
For poor DAB areas we recommend a DAB/FM body mounted shark fin/whip bee sting antenna for stronger signal strength. Sold separately.
A Bluetooth interface offers Contact listings, as well as History, like Received and missed calls. Voice Activated Phonebook where advertised. Clear and consist modulation which is enhanced via the units advanced DSP audio chipset. In some cases you can also make use of the cars original Mic.
With A2DP you will be able to wirelessly transfer Stereo Audio through the cars speakers using this method. You can FF, RW, Pause and play via the head unit interface. The device is also being charged via the head unit.
With the advanced Voice Activation software loaded to the unit, it will enable you to select each function via voice keeping your hands free to concentrate on the road ahead. If you receive an incoming call, you have three options to except the call or reject it, simply say “Except or Reject” or via the steering controls (If fitted) or even from the units Touch Screen.
Using Voice control to control the functions within the unit has never been easier, simply press the voice button either via the head unit or if fitted via your steering controls and say, “for example” DVD, or, Radio or any other function, and the program will switch.
The “Files” function will allow you to quickly view your music, films, pictures and more via this function. Select MP3 playback and add, or delete files via this method. Transfer songs, photos, videos among SD card,
USB Flash. Supports a maximum storage capacity of 64GB via (SD card & USB Flash) uses USB 1.0 and 2.0 protocol
IPhone and IPod
Supports iPod (Classic, Nano & Shuffle) connection, works with iPhone 3G, 4S and iTouch
39 Pin Apple connector is included to allow charging. IPhone 5 compatible with the use of an Apple approved Lightning Bolt adaptor.
The unit is able to offer information on the cars MFD (Multifunctional Display) like Radio names, Volume controls, and other informative information, although this function can be restricted depending on your type of car. The MFD is displayed mainly on the small informant screen above the driver's steering wheel. (Option only available on some makes of cars)
Dual Zone Entertainment
When the Navigation system is active you can transfer the Video feed from the front of the unit to any additional in car entertainment products such as rear headrest monitors.
Dual control allows you to control the video format to the rear, such as DVD, TV, and operate each unit separately, left channel feed and right channel feed.
Our units have an advanced built-in DSP (Digital Sound Processor) to ensure you get the maximum audio quality out of your cars speakers. Sub-woofer out puts, to include in most cases AMP on, Centre Speaker alignment and 10 band graphic equaliser.
5.1 Surround Sound
The unit takes full advantage of your cars speakers by converting analogue stereo channel audio into a simulated 5.1 surround sound. This feature works exceedingly well when playing DVD Movies that offer 5.1 Digital decoding. The audio is then enhanced even further by the DSP Digital output.
If your car has Visual Parking Aid then our units are equipped with special software to allow the Parking sensors to be displayed on the screen – please not this function is not available on all car brands,
CPU: SiRF Prima 600Mhz CPU, Advanced ARM 11 architecture 300M Hz DSP,
DDR RAM: 128MB (to 256MB) DDR-400MHz RAM
4GB built in memory – Internal Flash memory.
2 USB Ports: available to be used with a USB Mobile Hard Drive ( exFAT no capacity limit), AND/OR a High-Speed USB 2.0: 480Mbps High Speed USB 2.0 Interface – Fast and mobile. Storage Card: 4GB SD card as standard, mainly used for maps, Expandable up to 32GB