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Dual Intros Low-Cost HD-Radio Car Units

9/18/2007 01:59:00 PM Eastern

Heathrow, Fla. — Dual is introducing two of the lowest-cost CD receivers to offer built-in HD Radio reception.

The Dual XHD6425 and XHD6420 will carry a street price less than $150 when they begin shipping this week.



The Dual XHD6425


The Dual XHD6425

The top-end XHD6425 allows optional Bluetooth for hands-free calling, full-speed USB connection and a front-panel auxiliary input for use with a portable music player. It also has two preamp outputs for additional amplifiers.

Both units display HD-Radio multicast station call outs and all meta tag information.

The Dual units join a current low-cost JVC CD receiver with built-in HD radio at a suggested retail of $199. Called the KD-HDR1, the JVC unit is iPod and satellite radio ready.