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Clarion VX401

6.2" In-Dash Double DIN Touchscreen Monitor Receiver with CD, DVD, MP3, USB, and Built-In Bluetooth

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General Features:

  • In-dash DVD, AM/FM, CD, WMA, and MP3 Multimedia Receiver
  • Built-in Bluetooth technology supports hands-free calling with a compatible Bluetooth phone
  • Fixed face with slot loading DVD/CD drive
  • 6.2" Wide-VGA color LCD touch panel display
  • Wireless remote control included
  • Blue button lighting
  • CEA-2006 compliant amplifier
  • Power Output:
    • Peak: 40 watts x 4 channels
    • RMS: 18 watts x 4 channels
  • CD Text Display
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Playback and Audio Features:

  • Playback of CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R DL, MP3, WMA, and AAC
  • Playback of Region 1 DVD discs
  • AM/FM tuner with presets
  • 2-band parametric equalizer with 4 selectable tone curves (3 Preset, 1 User)

Expandability Options:

  • 3 Sets of 2V preamp outputs (front, rear and subwoofer)
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio Ready: SiriusXM SCC1 and subscription required and sold separately
  • HD Radio Ready: Clarion THD400 required and sold separately
  • Built-in Bluetooth: Includes microphone and built-in controls for hands free talking when connected to a compatible Bluetooth phone
  • iPod Ready:
  • Front-panel auxiliary input: 3.5mm (headphone jack) allows connection to portable media devices such as MP3 players, etc.
  • Rear auxiliary input: RCA Audio/Video Input
  • Rear video output: RCA Audio/Video Output can play video to another LCD screen, like an Overhead Monitor
  • Rear video input: Rear video input for rear view cameras with a RCA composite input
  • Steering wheel remote ready: PAC SWI-JACKv1 or the Axxess ASWC required and sold separately

Bluetooth Features:

  • Built-in Bluetooth technology for hands-free talking and audio streaming
  • Bluetooth version 2.1 +EDR certified
  • Supports A2DP audio streaming
  • Bluetooth profiles supported:
    • HFP: Hands Free Profile allows a hands-free car kit to connect to a compatible mobile phone
    • HSP: Headset Profile enables the a Bluetooth headset to connect to a compatible mobile phone
    • A2DP: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile allows high quality audio to be streamed from an audio device to the car stereo
    • AVRCP: Audio/Video Remote Control Profile supports basic remote control functions (play, pause, etc) via Bluetooth
  • Works with most Bluetooth enabled cell phones
  • Includes a built-in microphone for convenient talking




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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.

None
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.

40 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.
18 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.
3 Pairs (Front, Rear, and 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.
2-Band Equalizer with 4 selectable tone curves (3 Preset, 1 User)
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.

TFT-LCD Monitor
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.

Full Color
Button Color
Refers to the color of the physical buttons on the unit.
Blue
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.
82 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
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.
Yes
DVD Region Number
This is the region number that the DVD receiver is compatible with. Almost any device that has the ability to play a DVD disk has a region number. DVD region codes restrict playback of movies that come from geographical locations outside of your residing place.
1
Dual Zone
Dual zone means the stereo is capable of playing multiple audio or video sources between two separate locations.

Please refer to the item description for more details on how dual zone works specifically to the unit you are viewing.

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.

1 Set of Rear RCA A/V Inputs

Monitor Screen Features

Touchscreen
If a unit is touchscreen capable, you can control a majority of it's functions by touching the screen.
Yes
Monitor Screen Size
This is the size of the monitor on the unit. It is measured diagonally and in inches. The bigger the number the larger the screen.
6.2"
Monitor Angle Adjustment

Backward:
This means that the unit is able to tilt backwards so that the proper viewing angle can be achieved. On single DIN flip out monitors, this type of pivot means that the bottom of the screen stays stationary while the top of the screen retracts. On Double DIN units this means that the bottom of the screen slides forward while the top of the screen moves down, resulting in a backwards angle tilt.

Forward:
This means that the unit is able to tilt forward so that the proper viewing angle can be achieved. On single DIN flip out monitors, a forward pivot keeps the bottom of the screen stationary while the top of the screen moves forward. On select Double DIN units, a forward tilt is sometimes referred to as a reverse tilt. The bottom of the screen remains in the same position while the top of the screen moves forward.

Left/Right Angle (Horizontal):
Some monitors allow the display to be rotated to the left or right in order to have the best viewing angle possible.

Slide In/Out:
A feature mainly found in select Kenwood units. It allows the entire screen to slide in and out. This is different from a forward/backward tilt in that the entire screen moves forward or backwards as opposed to just the top or bottom.

None

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.

Optional (Accessory Required and Sold Separately)
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.

1 Video RCA Output
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 (Built-In/Included)
iPod Video Connection
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an iPod and allow for video 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 (Built-In/Included)
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.
Optional
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.
No
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.
Yes (Universal)
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

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
15%
4 Star
25%
3 Star
20%
2 Star
25%
1 Star
15%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
3.5
Value
3.3
Features
3.5
Design
3.8
Usability
3.2

Dennis

Dover, PA

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VX401 - Mitsubishi Outlander

January 31, 2011

Installed the VX401 in my 2008 Outlander, and thus far I am pleased. At the price it has one of the best combination of features available. The Bluetooth, iPod, DVD, SIRIUS all work well. Installation is pretty straightforward, with a couple caveats. First, save your mounting screws from your factory radio, you'll need them. The ones supplied are too short if you use the brackets with the aftermarket kit. My factory ones were just right. Also, if you tie-in the parking brake interlock, don't use the Clarion connector, it's junk. Go to Lowes or Walmart and buy some, or just cut the wire and crimp or solder it. Also, if you have steering wheel controls, spend the money for the PAC instead of the cheaper Axxess Universal unit. I tried the latter, and couldn't get it to work, and I'm waiting on the PAC as a replacement, I hope it works. But overall, I'm pleased, and it looks great in the dash. Hope it lasts for as long as I own the car.

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Joey

tulsa, OK

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great deck

January 31, 2014

I custom made a dash in an s10 and this was a great choice. Works great, sounds great, would definitely buy again.

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Robert

Nampa Idaho

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clarion vx401

November 14, 2013

Bought the vx401 about 6 months ago. It just started switching from tuner to digital. When it does this you cannot do anything with it except turn it off. When you turn it back on it continues switching. Called service department. They said to push reset button. Didn't fix it. Also blue tooth only works part of time when receiving a call on iPhone.. would not recommend this stereo....

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Raspeed

Canada

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so so

September 20, 2013

The sound quality is great and it looks nice. The menu navigation is frustrating and somewhat counterintuitive. I guess you get what you pay for and this was cheap. Thanks China. A good head unit to buy if you are planning to sell your car right away.

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Ken

Canada

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frustrating

September 17, 2013

Not a bad product. Wife thought the sound wasn't as good as the OEM radio...not sure. wanted it for the video for backup camera, but the delay in booting up makes it mostly useless The survey itself needs some review for usefulness...are the instructions valid/good, is the hardware good....look to how the user uses it,rather than a consumer project. For ratings, there should be a non applicability, or non-response icon

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Jordan

Butte, MT

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Dont Buy

September 17, 2013

Device malfunctioned and would not work properly after 2 months of use. Would continuously flash back to tuner function and keep flashing. This deck also isn't the best way to go because the way it processes information and switching functions from CD to iPod takes forever. I would definitely go with a JL touch screen deck. Ended up paying 60 dollars for a repair and went without music for a month.

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Pix2.0

Canada

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VX401

September 12, 2013

Bought the stereo and in less than a year i've been having problems with it. Digtal tuner keeps popping up going back and forth, can't listen to anything. Not a great buy for me. Would not recommend this product

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05ve

Biloxi MS

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Not a Good Buy

August 19, 2013

I bought this unit and in less than a year the screen starts freezing, lines going all across it. screen goes blank white, lights up my car at night. its just useless to me now, I wanna throw it out so bad. going to buy something cheaper so if it goes bad I wont regret spending the money I paid for it

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alexandr

edison, NJ

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not so good

September 14, 2012

sometime loos connection with iphone3 bay BT. steering wheel interface not working with this radio

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ernie

Chalmette, LA

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Clarion VX401

August 1, 2012

I 100% recommend this radio. The iPod interface is severely easy to use and is very sleek. The main reason I bought the radio is for the iPod capabilities and I'm not disappointed. The DVD option is very nice and the picture is clear. I never use the am fm radio so I can't comment on that but CDs play well on the radio. I have the radio in my 03 Lexus is300. Well worth the price if you want a nice, sleek radio. Didn't care to have navi so this radio was perfect for the price!

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Michael

Swansboro, NC

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OK

July 7, 2012

8 months ago, I went for a cheaper model and that is what I got. The sound is different. I immediately thought it inferior to the factory unit's sound. I have gotten used to it though, and now I think the sound is good but not great. The Bluetooth works great for calls except some times it has trouble doing phone functions and seizes up. The only way to fix it is to turn the unit off. I don't like the GPS. No free map upgrade when it was first purchased, and you have to go to another company's website to upgrade at all. It interrupts the music as many as 4 times for each turn which gets a little anoying. I don't like the way it searches for POIs or adresses either. Overall, I am not particularly happy with the unit, although I won't be replacing it any time soon. It serves its purpose and there are things I like about it. I do wish I would have spent a little more and purchased a better unit.

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Dominic

Gilbert, AZ

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Stay Away From This One

June 18, 2012

This head unit is seriously annoying. I'll list a few of the things that make me want to tear it out of my dash and introduce it to the business end of my Winchester. Each time you change sources (iPod, cd, stereo) the thing has to restart. When you access the list of music on your iPod there is a serious lack of intuition on the part of the interface, after you spend 5 minutes slowly scrolling through your songs and pick one you like, you need to start all the way over at songs beginning with "A" and scroll again to pick the next one instead of the unit remembering your place. If you go through artists, for example, pick an album and decide to go back to the list of albums within that artist... There is no "back" button for that. Oh no you have to go all the way back to the beginning and start again by choosing whether you wish to select from artists, or songs. One cannot adjust the volume when changing audio settings. For example, if you want to change the bass or loudness, and turn the volume down to balance the changes you are making, you must back out of the audio settings to do it. When you are playing a CD and you get to the end, the player doesn't start the album over it just stops, thats only slightly annoying but perhaps just plain dumb is that you can't skip from the last track forward to the first track. There is other issues too but I'm getting tired of complaining. Clarion mailed in their performance on this one, its a piece of trash, don't buy it.

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Sherpa

SCOTTSDALE, AZ

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Calrion VX401

May 8, 2012

Issues with iPod getting stuck and needing to reset the stereo numerous times. Also, the stereo sometimes does not power on when I turn the car on and I need to reset the deck again.. Overall not to happy with deck and switched.

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jake

Waynesboro ga

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Dark picture when watching DVD's

April 11, 2012

Overall the radio and navigation are great however when playing DVDís the picture is dark and some movies very dark. Already adjust the brightness to 20 which is the highest it goes. Not a good purchase if you plan to watch DVDís.

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Brandon

Fortson, GA

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Great price

February 7, 2012

This unit is great for the price lots of power I would definitely recommend.

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SlowPoke

Canada

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Completely unimpressed.

December 26, 2011

I purchased the VX401 online based on Clarion's reputation and the specifications. I was not mislead by any means, just completely unimpressed with the user interface. It is anything but intuitive and it seems they have gone out of their way to make it difficult for everyday adjustments. I'm not taking about crossover settings, I'm taking about tuning the AM/FM radio. You can't just punch in a station on the keypad or quickly advance up or down the dial with the click of a button. You must use seek, scan or click one station at a time. The USB interface is completely frustrating. The front auxillery input only outputs sound to the rear channels by design. The remote is laughable and anything but 'full function'. The tuner is adequate. The DVD playback is as good as can be expected from an in-dash. Sound quality is acceptable. I've been using this deck in my work truck for 4 months and I'm thinking of upgrading out of pure frustration.

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kirk

rogers, AR

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Decent unit for the price

November 14, 2011

Very nice looking unit with some very nice options, the only problem i have encountered is the Blue Tooth is not very good, you have to re-sync everytime you use it.

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Steve

Bradford, PA

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Great Product! Looks Great!

August 3, 2011

I have owned this product for 6 months now and have had no issues. It has tons of features for alot less than some of the other name brand competitors. Touchscreen, Built in Bluetooth, Rear USB input, optional Navigation feature and optional back up camera etc etc. I really like the way the Clarion DVD reciever looks and performs. I would recommend this anyone.

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Camille

Spartanburg, SC

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Great stereo!

June 29, 2011

This stereo is great! I haven't learned all the features with it yet. I would recommend it to anyone. However, the radio signals are not that great and I haven't been able to play a DVD....it stops when it starts.

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John

Gilbert, AZ

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Great Unit

February 12, 2011

I recommend the VX401. I was on the fence between the Pioneer 3200BT and this and I chose this unit because my iPod connector would be in the back. The 2 things I find fault with is there is no album art from the ipod and it only has bass and treble as your only basic sound controls. It would be nice if it would allow the mid range to be changed also. Other than that it is easy to use has great sound and I wouldn't change it for any reason. BTW I also have the PAC Jack as my steering wheel control interface and it is also great and controls this unit flawlessly. I bought the unit from Sonic and it was a great experience also.

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

VX401

UPC

729218019085

Weight

9.00lbs

Internal SKU

vx401

Internal Product ID

31822

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 VX401