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The All New iRoc for iPhone

iRoc - The Ultimate Smart Phone Accessory

The iRoc, new from Jackson Electronics, is a revolutionary head-unit that integrates your smart phone into a mobile entertainment system. This single DIN stereo is universal and will fit into almost any vehicle on the market today. To use the iRoc, simply place your iPhone or iTouch in the cradle, and use it just as you would with your standard head-unit. But this is not your standard head-unit. The iRoc is loaded with features that will make driving your car a whole new experience.

Understanding The Difference

What separates this in-dash stereo from others are the style, design, and the simplicity in which you control aspects of your music and videos. Instead of learning all new stereo controls and sequences of buttons to push, take advantage of the controls you already know with your iPhone. All of the information you need is displayed directly on your phones screen, and with a free download of the iRocEQ app from the iTunes App Store you can adjust the equalization and other aspects of your music. If you have a cell data plan, you can access internet streaming apps such as Netflix, YouTube, or Pandora.

Features and Benefits

Don’t worry about removing your protective phone case, the iRoc dock is designed to cradle your phone while the case is still attached. There is a built-in microphone on the front of the stereo, which allows you to make and receive phone calls without ever picking up your phone. If you already have amplifiers or are looking to expand your audio system in the future, you may utilize the 3 sets of RCA outputs for connecting the Front, Rear and Subwoofer channels to a car amplifier or two, or three. When your iPhone is docked on the iRoc, it will receive a constant charge to ensure your phone does not die when you are using it later.

Something To Consider

There are many more features to this stereo than what has been explained here, and you may check them all out by visiting the product page of the Jackson Electronics iRoc. If you own an iPhone and are looking into upgrading your stereo, take the iRoc into consideration. It will make your life much simpler, and allow you to entertain yourself and your passengers without the need for a top of the line receiver. Check out some product videos on YouTube, and maybe you will find yourself wanting one too!

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Dice Silverline Duo Integration Solution

Dice Silverline Duo Integration Solution

Now-a-Days it seems like everyone has all of their favorite music stored on their iPods/iPhones or listens to satellite radio. Have you ever wanted to bring your iTunes collection to your car but don’t want to spend all that money on a new head unit? Don’t worry, Dice Electronics has the perfect solution for you.

The Dice Silverline Duo Series is a vehicle specific integration kit which allows you to connect your iPod, iPhone, Internet Radio, and Sirius Satellite Radio to your vehicles factory stereo system. Dice Silverline Duo has an easy to operate interface combined with great sound quality. The interface also provides integrated control from the radio, steering wheel, the connected device or from an optional remote. If your vehicle already has factory Sirius Satellite Radio, this integration kit will retain it, however if it does not, it easily allows you to add an aftermarket Sirius Radio Tuner using the SC-C1 Sirius Connect Tuner. When your iPod or iPhone is connected, the Duo will provide a charge for the device so you are ready to go at all times. The updatable firmware on the Duo ensures that this is the only integration kit you will ever need, it connects to your PC through USB so you can update whenever a newer version is available.

One of the coolest features of the Duo is the Livio Car Internet Radio. You can download the free app from the iTunes store that allows you to listen to hundreds of internet-based radio programming options streamed through the 3G/Edge or Wi-Fi connection. Livio also has an upgraded application for $4.99 that will provide you with 45,000 AM/FM and internet-only radio streams from around the world. Dice Integration Kits are the only device that allows you to control the Livio Car Internet Radio Application from your vehicles radio. For Livio to work in your ride, you must have an active wireless data connection to stream music. Data connections including “3G” or “4G” through wireless carriers, or a third party wireless Internet access point connected to your mobile device thru WiFi will work. For more information on Livio Internet Radio, please go to http://support.livioradio.com.

Who would’ve thought you could integrate all your favorite devices while retaining your factory system!

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