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Parrot intros RKi8400 car stereo for iPod, iPhone


Parrot has introduced its new RKi8400 car stereo system for the iPod and iPhone. Designed for maximum compatibility with digital music sources, the RKi8400 features a USB port for connecting a portable hard drive or flash drive, an SD card reader, and a double line-input socket for analog sources, along with a built-in 30-pin connector for the iPod and iPhone. Other features include a hidden device storage area behind the removable faceplate, an external double microphone for improved voice clarity, Bluetooth for using the iPhone in hands-free mode and for accepting Bluetooth stereo A2DP signals, a 2.4-inch screen for displaying menus, phonebooks, and album art, an AM/FM radio with RDS, a 200 W MOFSET amplifier, and more. Parrot’s RKi8400 car stereo for iPod and iPhone is available now and sells for $400.

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This is exactly what I have been waiting for… Keep it Simple Stupid; and I will buy it!

Posted by Captain EO on September 1, 2009 at 12:27 PM (CDT)


being a reforming car stereo fanatic, I’m nominally intrigued…but with the wholesale integration of factory head units into everything in a car, I’m somewhat skeptical.

Depending on the capabilities of tomtom’s accessory kit, it might be a better car/iphone integration tool.

Posted by shawn on September 1, 2009 at 5:23 PM (CDT)

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