Looking much like any other compact subwoofer box, the DSA 500RT is in fact a treasure chest full of surprises. Inside the box there is a 3-channel class D amplifier for subwoofer and front speakers and a multifunctional digital sound processor combining active crossover, equalizer, time alignment and dynamic compression systems. This unique solution from Focal provides an easy to install upgrade to any factory system. Just adding this single box will improve the performance of the entire system including low frequency response, dynamic range, tonal balance and imaging. Sometimes, big surprises come in small packages.
Is it possible to cultivate sound? The answer is yes in the case of the Focal PS 165FX two-way component speaker system from France! A combination of man made high technology materials and the unique properties of the natural fibres of flax has led to the creation of an unrivalled composite cone that offers high-end specifications at an affordable price. The innovative high-level design and technology of the mid-bass speakers together with latest improvements to Focal’s celebrated dome tweeter and a smart crossover delivers pure, high quality sound. A pair of Focal PS 165FX is the best travel companion for those who enjoy music on the move.
The GLADEN Zero 12 PRO is developed for sound quality from the beginning. It is one of the few subwoofers in the market to feature a no-compromise design for sealed enclosures. Thus leading to optimised transient response resulting in sound quality beyond compare. A unique diaphragm technology featuring a sandwich of paper-foam-paper and a sophisticated motor structure made possible thanks to top-class engineering and manufacturing results in deep and accurate bass. Engineered and made in Germany, the GLADEN Zero 12 PRO will be enjoyed by in-car audiophiles all over the world!
The best of two worlds are brought together in the Ground Zero GZPA Reference 2T by combining a tube pre-amplifier with a solid state power output stage. Vacuum tubes in the signal path give the sound that famous warmth, while the output stage offers high power for which modern solid state circuitry is so well known. Assembled using audiophile grade components, Reference 2T even allows the user to set bias current to adjust the sound to one’s personal taste. Everyone has their own idea of perfection and the Ground Zero GZPA Reference 2T makes this reality.
HCP stands for Hertz Compact Power, which is exactly what this tiny performer delivers. The 5D suffix indicates the number of channels and explains how so much performance can be crammed into such a small chassis. The five class D channels deliver the performance of equivalent conventional AB amps but at a fraction of the size and with very low heat dissipation. Configuration flexibility is guaranteed by the highly versatile filter design, allowing fine-tuning for complex installations from the classic Front-Rear to more sophisticated Bi-Amping applications. The Hertz HCP 5D is well suited to the upgrade of factory systems, accepting high-level speaker inputs and featuring an auto turn-on function. Hertz delivers all of this from a package the size of a box of chocolates.
Possibly the most diverse all-in-one head unit on the market the DNN9230DAB combines traditional features such as an AM/FM tuner and DVD drive with the more modern; DAB tuner, Bluetooth hands-free and Wi-Fi. The WLAN when connected to a hotspot gives Wi-Fi access to email, Youtube and social media in your dashboard as well as becoming a Wi-Fi player and server for every Wi-Fi enabled device on a LAN. Featuring a built-in Garmin navigation system, all functions and controls are accessible from your dashboard via a 7” detachable touch panel. The Kenwood DNN9230DAB delivers everything you could want without the need for extras.
The MOSCONI DSP_AMAS is an add-on module for the MOSCONI DSP 6to8 processor. It offers high bit rate, high quality audio music streaming capability to your DSP 6to8 equipped car audio system from any Bluetooth equipped music-streaming device such as a phone or tablet. Using A2DP protocol with EDR extension, audio of any file type (eg. FLAC, Ogg, Apple Lossless etc.), is transmitted straight into the digital signal path thus providing high quality interference-free sound. The MOSCONI DSP_AMAS when combined with the DSP 6to8 processor integrates easily into any factory system without sacrificing any of the car’s safety or comfort features.
The Parrot ASTEROID Tablet offers dramatically more than you may think at first glance. It is actually a sophisticated navi-media system. Based on the open code Android platform with an expertly composed variety of apps offered in Parrot’s own ASTEROID Market, users can include functions such as navigation with a wide choice of software (e.g. iGo, TomTom, Navfree, Waze etc.). Audio and video can be reproduced in literally any file format and the unit can also play internet-based radio and TV. State-of-the-art hands-free functionality completes the enormous range of features. Main functions are controlled either via the 5-inch touch-screen, by voice or through a wireless remote control fitted to the steering wheel, offering an elegant and non-invasive installation into any car.