Experience the Clarion AX1
Android-Based Connected Car Stereo
An Android-Based Connected Car Stereo
Running a customised Android Operating System on a beautiful 6.5” capacitive touch super bright screen, the Clarion AX1 redefines in car entertainment today. With built in WIFI, Bluetooth connectivity and the ability to play high definition content, Clarion offers nothing but the best for your driving leisure.
With an internet connection, you are ensured to always stay connected while on the move. Connect to any WIFI hotspot and you’re all set. Surf the web, or stream internet radio stations from anywhere around the world.
The AX1 also comes with its on App garage where you’ll find new firmware updates or applications compatible with the car radio. Download applications that complement your driving needs or just keep the unit updated with the latest version to ensure a safe and fun drive.
No more hassle of wires or copying files onto easy to lose USB drives. Effortlessly stream videos, music or even your holiday photos wirelessly between the AX1 and your devices.
Launch the WIFI Entertainment App on both devices, and it will automatically detect DLNA compatible devices. From there, choose to share your content to the AX1, or even from the car radio to tablets or phones for your passengers to enjoy
The AX1 pulls out all the stops when it comes to media entertainment. Play full HD movies on it’s beautiful 6.5” capacitive touch screen or high quality audio formats, the AX1 offers no compromise.
You can also connect your AX1 to a HDMI rear screen monitor with full support for 2 zone playback. The AX1 is also iOS compatible. By connecting a USB cable to your IOS device, you’ll be able to enjoy your favourite tunes and playlists in your car.
CSR technology in bluetooth handsfree gives you hands free telephone communication, with comprehensive compatibility to a wide range of mobile devices. With a built in microphone and Phone book access, safely talk and drive at the same time.
Bluetooth stereo audio streaming also gives you the option of streaming music to the AX1 without the hassle of cables.
The AX1 features a built-in car navigation system with simple destination input, turn by turn voice prompts and even save your regular routes for quicker access. Pre-loaded with popular points of interests makes driving convenient and exciting.
Android 2.3.7 Operating System
Customised Android OS for automotive environment
800MHz ARM Cortex A8 processor with 1GB RAM
16GB internal microSD
6.5” superbright capacitive touch screen
800 x 480 pixels
Rotary push button control
3 hard buttons for HOME / MENU / BACK controls
3 home screens for easy access to applications
Audio playback from USB, microSD, iPod, AUX & Bluetooth
High Definition video playback (1080P playback)
Wireless media streaming to DLNA compatible devices
Static & live wallpapers
AM-FM Radio with RDS
Built in offline navigation
Built-in bluetooth hands-free (HFP / AVRCP / A2DP / PBAP) with echo cancellation & noise reduction
VAPS II 3D digital sound staging (optional)
Internet connectivity via Wi-Fi hotspot
Smart power management / fast boot option
2-zone / multizone video playback
INFOGO music app & store
INFOGO App Garage
Reverse camera input
Steering Remote Control Ready
USB – flash drives, self-powered HDDs
iPhone & iPod
microSD / microSDHC (supported up to 32GB)
Media devices with AV output
Audio: AAC, MP3, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, PCM / WAV
Video: VP8, H.263, H.264 AVC, MP4 SP
Still images: JPEG, PNG, GIF
iGO map engine with built in maps
2 USB ports
microSD card slot
AUX IN & OUT
Internal microphone (with external mic option)
Rear camera input
20 Watts x 4 channel Class D Amplifier
6 channel RCA output
User needs to prepare a USB thumb drive which has the firmware file stored in it. (Note: The file has to be located in the root directory.)
*Note: Please do not shut down the unit during updating process. After the update is completed, the unit will take approximately 2-3 minutes to boot up.
This product contains open source software under various licenses including GPL version 2 and LGPL version 2.1. For full details and source code downloads, please visit http://www.clarion.com.my/ax1/legal.html, or request a source code CDROM by writing to:
Attn: Software Section Head, R&D
Clarion Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Phase 3, Free Industrial Zone
11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Full details for all open source licensed programs included in this product are available within the software itself by opening Settings -> About -> Legal information