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Clarion CX609

In-Dash Double DIN CD/MP3/WMA/AAC Receiver with Built in Bluetooth, CeNET and Remote (CX-609)

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General Features:

  • In-dash AM/FM, CD, MP3, WMA, and AAC player with Remote
  • Built-in Bluetooth technology supports hands-free calling with a compatible Bluetooth phone
  • iPod USB direct connectivity via your standard iPod-to-USB connection cable allows you to charge, control, and playback your iPod through the receiver and stereo system
  • Security code
  • Dual line dot-matrix display
  • Wireless remote control included
  • Variable illumination with a selections of 728 colors to match your factory lighting
  • CEA-2006 compliant amplifier
  • Power Output:
    • Peak: 50 watts x 4 channels
    • RMS: 22 watts x 4 channels
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Playback and Audio Features:

  • Playback of CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3, WMA, and AAC
  • Tuner with 18FM/6AM presets
  • Dynamic Soundstage Organizer
  • 3-band BeatEQ equalizer with 3 preset equalization patterns
  • BBE MP Digital Sound processing restores harmonics that are lost during digital compression, resulting in an enhanced playback of your MP3/WMA files
  • Built-in low pass and high-pass filter

Expandability Options:

  • 2 Sets of 2V preamp outputs (front and rear/subwoofer)
  • Built-in Bluetooth technology supports hands-free calling with a compatible Bluetooth phone
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio Ready: SIRIUS Package required and sold separately
  • iPod Ready: Direct connection through USB
  • Steering wheel remote compatible with the PAC SWI-JACKv1
  • Front-panel auxiliary input: 3.5mm (headphone jack) allows connection to portable media devices such as MP3 players, etc.
  • Rear auxiliary input: Rear USB input allows connection to MP3 devices, flash drives, and other USB compatible devices
  • CD Changer controls via CeNET

Any iPods/iPhones released after February 19, 2009 have not been tested by the manufacturer and/or Sonic Electronix for compatibility. Therefore we do not guarantee compatibility in regards to, but not limited to: playback, video, charging, and response time.

In-Dash Receiver Specifications

Receiver Size

Single DIN: 1 DIN dimensions will work with all single DIN installation kits we have to offer. Single DIN radios are the most common size for after-market stereos.

Single DIN slot with flip-out screen: The DIN stereo includes a retractable, flip-out screen. Before purchasing, make measurements to be sure there is no interference with dash accessories such as A/C vents or shift levers.

Single DIN slot with a larger face: Standard single DIN size, but the display is larger then the standard single DIN size. Due to the nature of the larger face, problems may arise when installing in particular vehicles. These stereos are great for single DIN slots where you want a larger screen.

1.5 DIN: This size is very uncommon in vehicles, however this size opening is most commonly found in Chrysler and Chevrolet vehicles.

Double DIN: Approximately 4-inches in height, this size is becoming more common every year. Prior to 2000, this size was typically only found in Japanese vehicles such as those made by Honda or Toyota. Now, it is becoming more popular for many vehicles to be fit with a Double DIN opening.

Double DIN
Faceplate Security

Detachable / Removable faceplate security: The most common anti-theft feature. It allows you to take the faceplate with you, thus disallowing operation, which deters theft.

Security Codes: Mainly a feature in high end video units which do not have a detachable face / screen. Once the unit is uninstalled (or stolen), a security code (or PIN) is required upon reinstallation. Though you no longer have your unit after the theft, the thief also does not have your security code, which makes the unit useless. The hope is the thief knows which units have security codes and he/she chooses not to steal your unit because of the security code.

Ghost technology: This is not commonly used, but can be found primarily in a select number of 2004-2005 head units. It creates an illusion that no unit is installed by appearing completely black when turned off. Potential thieves may steer clear because it appears as though no head unit is installed.

Anti-theft covers: Similar to ghost and hiding faces because they only create an illusion that the face/unit is not in place.

ESN: Stands for Electronic Serial Number. Allows the disabling of the radio and allows tracking if it is stolen.

Security Code
Motorized Faceplate
Some in-dash car stereos feature a motorized faceplate that moves to expose a CD or DVD slot. This is a convenient feature that allows the front display to be larger and easier to read. The positioning of the monitor gives you control over the angle you would like to view information on the stereo.
No
Remote Control
Allows control of specific features and functions from a remote control. Typically they are used to prevent button wear on your radio, or to allow easier navigation of menus.
Yes
Peak Power Output
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison.

50 watts x 4 channels
RMS Power Output
The amount of continuous power, measured in watts, that an amplifier produces is called RMS power. The higher the RMS rating, the louder and cleaner your music sounds. The RMS output figure is much more accurate than the peak rating when comparing products.
22 watts x 4 channels
Preamp RCA Outputs
RCA outputs, commonly known as preamp outputs, allow you to connect one or sometimes multiple external amplifiers. An in-dash receiver will commonly have one, two or three sets of RCA outputs that can be used to connect external amplifiers and other components. One pair of RCA outputs will typically provide a full range signal that can be used for most subwoofer or speaker amplifiers. Two pairs of RCA outputs can typically be configured as four full range signals, or also as two full range and two subwoofer signals. Three sets of RCA outputs will almost always produce four speaker signals and two subwoofer signals for use with multiple amplifiers.
2 Pairs (Front and Switchable Rear/Subwoofer)
Dedicated Subwoofer Preamp RCA Output
A dedicated output that has a built-in low-pass crossover for specific connection to a subwoofer amplifier that powers a low frequency driver, typically a subwoofer.
Yes
Preamp Voltage
The preamp output rating is measured in volts (V). The higher the rating, the stronger the signal. This results in less unwanted noise being picked up.
2 volts
Built-In Equalizer
The number of graphic or parametric equalizer bands the stereo receiver is equipped with. The more EQ options, the more you will be able to adjust your music to your liking.
3-band BeatEQ Equalizer with 3 Preset Patterns
Display Type
The type of display on your receiver refers to the monitor that is used to display the source information such as song names, radio stations, or track times.

Dot-Matrix Text Display: A simple display which uses dots in specific illuminated color(s) to light up and form letters or numbers that are displayed on the receiver.

Graphic or Motion Display: Typically found in mid to high-end receivers and give your text information and receiver more life by adding motion, backgrounds, or multiple colors to your display. There are types of graphic displays such as 3D Graphic, Motion, and OEL (Organic Electroluminescent) displays. They can range from one color to full color displays and typically allow you to select from one of many built-in animations, background images, screensavers or other graphics to enhance your experience and add an extra bit of personality to your system. Some units also come with software that allow you to load your own customizable pictures or animations.

LCD Monitor Display: Can be as small as 2" or as large as 10". Some LCD displays are motorized for angle adjustment. LCD monitors display full motion video playback as well as your standard text such as track status, radio station information and more depending on the receiver's features.

Dot-Matrix Text Display
Display Color
The display color refers to the color of the text and or graphics on the receiver.

Multi-Color: When more than one color is on the display, for example one part of the text is white, while the other part is blue.

Variable-Color: The display colors can be changed by the user. If the default color of text/display is blue for example, the user can change the settings to where the color turns to red. Variable color displays are typically described in detail in the item's description.

TFT-LCD Display: In-dash receivers with a video screen that display multiple colors and often times video such as DVD, navigation or other video sources.

728 Variable Colors
Button Color
Refers to the color of the physical buttons on the unit.
Variable Colors
CD Signal-to-Noise
CD Signal-to-Noise Ratio is a key specification that is often overlooked by newbies. The CD S/N Ratio measures how well the CD player silences background noise. Higher ratings in decibels (dB) indicates less noise, and generally a cleaner signal.
90 dB
CEA-2006 Compliant
Amplifiers that have been tested to meet specific standards. When a car amplifier meets these standards, you can be sure that it will be able to produce the amount of power specified by the official CEA-2006 rating. Usually, these rating consist of the following items:
  • RMS Power
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio

This rating applies to both external car amplifiers, as well as the amplifiers inside of in-dash stereos.

Yes

Playback Features

AM/FM Tuner
Most in-dash CD players have AM/FM playback allowing you listen to your favorite local radio stations.
Yes
FM Presets
The number of FM radio stations that can be stored as presets.
18
AM Presets
The number of AM radio stations that can be stored as presets.
6
CD-R/RW Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play finalized CD-R discs and/or CD-RW discs.
Yes
MP3 Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play discs encoded with MP3 files. To burn a MP3 encoded disc, use the "data" mode on your CD Recorder and finalize the session and/or CD.
Yes
WMA Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play discs encoded with WMA files. To burn a WMA encoded disc, use the "data" mode on your CD Recorder and finalize the session and/or CD.
Yes
DVD / Video Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver will play DVD (or other listed) video disc formats. Unless otherwise noted, the unit is not guaranteed to play recorded DVDs.
No

Audio / Video Inputs

USB Input
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver features an input to connect a USB device via standard USB or mini-USB. The USB input may be a connection on the front or rear of the unit with an extension cable for connecting devices to the receiver. Some units have an optional input that allows for a USB adapter to be purchased separately and used with the unit.
Rear
Additional Audio/Video Inputs
These inputs enable the unit to receive an audio or video signal from a separate source. There are many different types of connections and ways to accomplish this. Most common are RCA Composite cables and 3.5mm mini-jack plugs.

RCA Composite Inputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.

3.5mm
This is commonly referred to as a mini-jack or a headphone jack. It is a 3.5mm plug that transfers audio only. There is a right and left audio channel on the plug which allows for stereo sound playback.

3.5mm AV Input
These plugs look similar to the common 3.5mm mini-jack, however they carry a third channel dedicated for video.

Optional
This means that an auxiliary input is possible, but only with the use of an optional accessory. These optional adapters will sometimes use the CD Changer port or other port on the back of a unit that might restrict the use of other expandability features. These accessories are typically sold separately.

Front 3.5mm

Expandability Features

Navigation
Built-in navigation is a convenient feature that allows the driver to receive driving directions and guidance.

Some in-dash head units are built-in with the navigation features, while others require an add on navigation box. Other navigation options include portable navigation units that you can take with you or attach to the dash of your vehicle.

No
Audio/Video Outputs
Audio/Video outputs are typically used to connect an overhead monitor to an aftermarket stereo. This is the number of A/V outputs that the item has. These outputs are usually RCA Composite cables.

RCA Composite Outputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.

No
iPod Audio Integration
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an iPod and allow for audio control and playback of the iPod through the head unit. Head units that have iPod connectivity allow your iPod to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard iPod-to-USB charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own iPod-to-USB cable.
Yes (via iPod USB Cable or Accessory Cable Below)
Satellite Radio
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver is compatible with XM or Sirius Satellite Radio. "Optional" means while the receiver is capable of SIRIUS/XM playback and connectivity, you will still need to purchase an additional satellite tuner, adapter, and/or antenna.
Optional - SIRIUS (Accessory required and sold separately)
HD Radio
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver is capable of receiving high-definition digital HD Radio broadcasts by either a built-in HD Radio tuner, or more commonly with the purchase of an optional HD Radio tuner box. Receivers which are HD Radio Ready generally require an additional purchase of a separate tuner.
No
Bluetooth Connectivity
This feature refers to whether or not the head unit is able to connect to a hands-free Bluetooth device. Head units that are Bluetooth ready typically require the purchase of an optional adapter or accessory that connects to the rear of the head unit. This optional accessory allows you to accept phone calls through your head unit and speakers. Some head units have built-in Bluetooth hands free capabilities with an included remote-mount microphone or built-in microphone.
Yes (Built-in/Included Bluetooth Controls, Adapter and Microphone Included)
Steering Wheel Control Compatible
In order to retain a vehicle's factory steering wheel remote controls, a wired-remote input is needed on the aftermarket stereo.

If "Yes", then the aftermarket stereo is compatible with steering wheel remote controls. If an additional accessory is required for the steering wheel controls to work properly, a compatible piece will be listed.

Yes (Accessory required and sold separately)
CD Changer Controls
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver has the ability to control a CD Changer. If a receiver supports this function, it is usually compatible with a same-brand CD changer without the need for an extra adapter.
Yes
Rear View Camera Input
Indicates if an in-dash multimedia unit has a dedicated video input for rear view cameras. These inputs allow you to plug the camera to the back of the unit to receive the cameras video signal. Usually the camera signal is transferred through an RCA cable connection.
No
Memory Card Reader
Whether or not the receiver has a built-in input for removable memory cards such as SD (Secure Digital) cards or MMC (Multimedia) cards.
No

Portable Device Information

Compatible Apple Devices
This list refers to the Apple devices that the product is compatible with.

Some Car stereos are compatible with iPods and/or iPhones. If the headunit can connect to an iPod or iPhone via USB or iPod connection cable, these listed iPods are compatible. This list does not apply if the iPod is being connected through the 3.5mm mini-jack plug. Newer iPods are usually compatible if the appropriate adapters are purchased and used.

Any iPods/iPhones released after the release date of this product have not been checked by the manufacturer and/or Sonic Electronix for compatibility. We therefore cannot guarantee their compatibilities or incompatibilities, including, but not limited to: playback, video, charging, and response time.

5G iPod Video (30, 60, & 80GB)
iPod Classic (80 &160GB)
iPod Nano 1st Generation (1, 2, & 4GB)
iPod Nano 2nd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 3rd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 4th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Touch 1st Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 2nd Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPhone
iPhone 3G

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
48%
4 Star
43%
3 Star
5%
2 Star
5%
1 Star
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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.5
Value
4.5
Features
4.5
Design
4.4
Usability
3.6

Koolkevin1107

La Crescenta, CA

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Excellent headunit!!

March 10, 2011

I absolustely love this headunit!! It fit perfectly in my 2005 Nissan Pathfinder! The color schemes made it a PERFECT match to my trucks amber interior! The built in amp is STRONG!! Definitely kicks and makes my stock speakers sound upgraded! The sound quality is great! Nice and crisp and it's also adjustable via the EQ. Bluetooth is awesome!! No hiccups at all!! USB port works PERFECTLY!! I just load up all my music on a tiny flash drive and I listen to my music like that! The only minor downfall is the learning curve to the menu options (for customizing), but once you figure it out it's super easy! Thanks SONIC!! Best service ever! This is why I keep coming back to shop here!

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Sal

Brownsville, TX

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Tacoma _ 08

January 21, 2011

I just installed my new Clarion CX609 on my 2008 Tacoma Truck. It looks good and sounds even better. As the other reviews point out there are some issues with features buried in the menus, which make it a bit tedious. The installation kit I received worked great, except for the color its a dark silver (grayish) but still looks good. I also purchased a SWIJACKv1, which also works great. The best advise I can give, is to get familiar with the diagrams and do a bit of research before you begin taking the dashboard apart. It took me about 4 hours to do the entire installation with my friend's help. We preped and soldered some of the harnesses out of the truck, and this helped us to have and easy installation. I reiterate the key for smooth installation is to get familiar with all the schematics and prep everything before you start.

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Josh

McMinnville, OR

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satisfied

December 8, 2010

After much research I decided on this double din. I wanted something in the $200 range with bluetooth and usb. The variable colors were a selling point for me along with rear usb (in glove box out of sight). The bluetooth works great for phone/music but no hands free dialing thru reciever. I first bought a refurbished one and could only connect bluetooth by pairing each time, turned out to be defective and had to get another. Only other dislike is that when using USB stick it does not continue from one folder to another it repeats the current folder. Sound quality is excellent thanks to many bass, mid, treble, and crossover adjustments once you figure it all out. Overall I am very happy with this unit and it looks very clean installed in my Mazda3

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Carlos A

Carolina, PR

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Nice Purchase!

November 28, 2010

Love It! Make easy and secure the answering and talking while driving. I recommend this product 100%

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James

Hampden, MA

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Great factory replacemrnt

November 8, 2010

Perfect factory radio replacement. Looks better than factory and performs much better. Bluetooth alone made this a great radio for hands free cell phone use. Plenty of sound adjustments to tweak in just the the rite sound from your existing speakers. The variable lighting adjustments let me math it to my dash lighting perfectly.

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Seymour

Palisades Park, NJ

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AWESOME Deal!

November 7, 2010

For the price, I think it is unbelievable. Bluetooth connection is very clear, although it doesn't auto-connect with my BlackBerry half the time. As for the look, it is very classic and OEM. Looks great in my Lexus ES300 (1998). Even better at night, with seemingly limitless shades of OEM lighting.

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Jose

Beaumont, TX

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I Love It

October 23, 2010

Awesome clean and very stock look. I don't like all the flashy other kinds but I wasted the bluetooth and the USB connection. Check your iPod gen and cell phone bluetooth signal before you buy. My 6th gen Nano doesn't work with the receiver and my old cell cannot connect either. Luckily I have a gen touch that works flawlessly and I'm getting a Droid in Feburary so no biggy. Other than that the custom colors are great and bright. I found the exact match to my factory illumination. Radio stations don't come in very well for some reason but I didn't buy this to listen to the radio. iPod playback is crystal clear and after turning on the HPF and messing with some other systems my factory speakers sound 10x better.

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jonjonbear

Bastrop, Texas (near Austin)

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Great unit with one very annoying feature

October 14, 2010

This is a great head unit, but if you have a phone with bluetooth and A2DP, you will be annoyed unless you can turn A2DP bluetooth off. If you link your phone to the unit, every time you get in your car and turn on the key, the unit and your phone will link up and it will change your input to the phone and plays your phone's music, whether you want it or not. I listed primarily to XM, so every time, I have to re-select XM. Clarion should have put a control for this "auto select" as you cannot turn it off, and if you have an iPhone, you cannot turn A2DP off..VERY annoyed. Other than that, I love the sound, look, and features. SonicElectronix were great dealing with. Fast shipment.

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Seminole612

Merritt Island, FL

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Great little unit

September 29, 2010

All the bells and whistles for a great price. Could use a little more output power but otherwise good stuff.

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John

Lone Tree, IA

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dissapointing interface

September 9, 2010

The user interface on this device leaves a lot to be desired. I expected a seamless link up with my bluetooth phone, but had to do a lot of fiddling around to get it to connect. The menus are not intuitive at all to navigate, and the names on the hard buttons do not make a lot of sense. The manual is a muddled version of English obviously not written or translated by a native speaker. The unit was easy for me to install in a 2007 Toyota Highlander, and it does sound good. Once I got the phone hooked up via bluetooth, that is a very nice feature. However, the interface does fall short again here as it is nearly impossible to navigate my phonebook on the radio display. Most of the time I end up using the voice dialing feature on my phone, and then using the handsfree on the radio to talk. Overall a disappointing experience for the money. Too bad, I have owned Clarion products in the past, and been happy. I'll pony up the extra $$ for a LCD screen unit next time.

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Michael

Jackson, AL

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Love it.

August 17, 2010

I purchased this to replace the factory HU in my Pontiac G6, primarily to gain bluetooth capability with my DroidX. The radio fit nicely with the Scosche mounting bracket, and sounds good with the factory amp. The setup controls were not immediately intuitive, but the instruction manual got me up to speed very quickly. My only complaint was the Scosche GM13SR harness that I purchased (recommended by both Scosche and Sonic). It was wired wrong for my car, and therefore would not turn-on my amp. But this complaint has absolutely nothing to do with the radio. I'm very happy with the unit. Bluetooth works great with my DroidX, for both audio and phone calls.

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Andre

Canada

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Great Radio !!

August 16, 2010

I used it mainly to prevent the use of my IPhone while driving. I can get the music from my IPhone thru the radio command, and it get connected to bluetooth no problem each time I enter the car so I don't miss any call and I get the sound thru the speakers and the voice thru the mic provided with the radio. Perfect radio for my use. Excellent upgrade from my OEM radio.

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stephen

calverton, NY

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Great features for the money.

August 14, 2010

With front USB inputs & Bluetooth, this unit is worth the money.

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Alok

Milpitas, CA

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awsome radio , quick delivery

July 30, 2010

This is a great product, you have all you need, even can set the display color that suits with the interior of your car. I am having some issues with connectivity with my ipod shuffle. Still to figure out why, it give me error 3 which according to the user manual is file format problem, though it is mp3 file and plays perfectly in ipod , still to figure out the actual problem .

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Craig

Agoura Hills, CA

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Cx-609

July 21, 2010

Love the radio, installation was a snap with the provided adapter. Great product, great service!!!

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Ray

West Palm Beach, FL

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The best Radio for the Price!!

July 5, 2010

The Clarion CX609 just Rocks! I purchased this unit to replace the stock radio in my 2007 WRX and it's the best purchase to date for my car. Everything works the way it's advertised, definitely the best value for your money. Because I am an avid iPhone user, my only complaint is iPhone cannot transfer the phone book onto the unit, but I believe that's an apple restriction, not the CX609. The manual is written horribly, especially the bluetooth pairing instructions. I found instructions posted by another reviewer of this product from a different website, so I'll post the instructions here for anyone else that is having the same problem I had. For people having trouble navigating the CX609 menus, the Bluetooth pairing is actually pretty straightforward once you choose to ignore the user manual. Here are the steps from memory: 1. Switch source to Bluetooth by pressing source button 2. Hold down DISP button until menu options displayed 3. Press right arrow until PAIRING menu 4. Press Play/ENT to select PAIRING 5. Press right/left arrow to choose memory slot (1 through 5 devices) 6. Press and hold Play/ENT to go to SEARCH/WAIT menu 7. Press down arrow to select WAIT 8. Set phone to search for Bluetooth devices before proceeding 9.Press AND hold Play/ENT until WAITING is flashing on the headunit 10. New device should appear on phone and use phone to complete pairing. Sonic Electronix has the best price for this unit.

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NickG

Canada

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Great Value for money

May 20, 2010

If you want a replacement stereo with more functionality than your stock unit but without paying an arm and a leg for DVD screens and GPS, this is the unit for you. Multi-colored backlights and bluetooth so you can talk handsfree where law requires are a real bonus, the kids love calling out red - pink - green as the color scans. Owned for a year with no problems. Only problem I have is it won't identify radio stations and songs played, which my stock radio would do.

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Patrick

Tallahassee

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Great buy

January 31, 2010

Read the reviews here and went for it. Unit has all that I wanted, USB with out having to buy extra wires or adapters and bluetooth for my iPhone. Very good user interface. Instructions are written in broken english but they are workable. To access certain menu functions make sure that you are set on the desired input. i.e. if you are trying to set up the ipod controls then make sure you are in USB input. Bluetooth pairing is a little pain but just walk through the instructions step by step. It will never list the discoverable devices until you hit stop after 30 seconds of "searching". User code is 1234 and is not listed in the manual until pages after you need it! Love it so far. Bought a comparable Pioneer and hated it so bad I had Best Buy yank it back out.

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paul

bay village, OH

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Great at the price

December 14, 2009

Audio- this unit sounds nice with the polk/blaupunkt replacement speakers. Setting the custom eq settings is a bit clumsy but the adjustments are there. Power enough to fill the speakers just short of loud. USB- Powers Ipod and controls Ipod through head controls well. Even better, you can dump songs on a cheap thumb drive, and browse the folders through the head unit. Works just like the Ipod. Bluetooth- Works great and sounds great. Of course mike placement is important, don't point dash tweets at the mike. Display- I changed the color to match the dash lights, very good. These is some glare on the display in the sun, a matte display plastic should have been used. (only dislike I have). overall - unit does everything it says it will. Tuner is good, CD is good, I don't sat radio, Lots of buttons to learn but lots of features. It's not audiophile by any stretch, but it's good enough for my truck. The factory set up was not good enough.

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Kimberly

Oklahoma City, OK

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Clarion CX609

December 10, 2009

Love this headunit. No complaints whatsoever. No problems with the transaction either.

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Accessory Tools and Products

Accessories added

Scosche syncCable IPUSB2 iPod/iPhone/iPad USB Cable (White)

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

CX609

UPC

729218017517

Weight

5.50lbs

Internal SKU

cx609

Internal Product ID

17681

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Clarion CX609