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'07 Chrysler Touch Screen Radio

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Available factory option in these vehicles:

2007 Jeep Wrangler (Sahara & Rubicon)

2007 Dodge Nitro (SLT and R/T)

2007 Chrysler Sebring

2008 Grand Cherokee

2008 Commander

Specifications:

• Electronically tuned

• 12 AM/12 FM station presets

• 12 satellite radio presets (when equipped)

• Bass, treble, balance, fade control and mid-range

• Bi-directional radio seek

• Station scan

• CD changer controls

• Auxiliary audio input jack

• Navigation System

— GPS satellite navigation data positions the vehicle

— 6.5" Quarter VGA Thin Film transfer display with touch screen

— Turn-by-turn route guidance

— Point-of-interest listing

— Destination archive

— Traffic Messaging System

• Integrated six-disc changer accommodates and controls all six CDs in the head unit features:

— Track seek and scan, forward and reverse

— Display for elapsed time, track and disc

— Disc selection

— MP3/WMA capability — CDs containing MP3/WMA-encoded files can be played. Allows for over 60 hours of music if all six discs

are MP3-encoded

— DVD capability — Compatible for two-channel DVD audio format

— Shock-resistant vibration-dampened mounting

— Ignition-off disc ejection capability

• UConnect® button

• Radio Data System (RDS)

• Music type display CD and SIRIUS song/artist title (if so equipped)

• Track seek and scan, forward and reverse

• Display for elapsed time, track and disc

• Disc selection

• 20 GB hard drive with USB port

• 9 GB Media Storage

• Recorder for AM, FM, SIRIUS, DVD Drive, auxiliary input, and microphone

--WKJeeps.com EXCLUSIVE info--

Source WKJeeps.com and Allpar.com

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• 9 GB Media Storage

infinity is doing that on a model...

hm...how will the data get on there?... ripping cds? oh no!!

it was bound to happen sony and pioneer tried it about 4-5 years ago

we'll see how it looks with the rest of the interior...

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mmmmm.... 20 gig hard drive w/USB.... me likey!  GM, COME UP WITH SOMETHING SIMMILAR/BETTER! :D

Looks like the system in the Denali , except we have On Star XM etc

The new ones (07)have the DVD when you flip up the head unit

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You must have never seen the 86-88 Buick Riviera touch screen radio controls - HVAC -way ahead of it's time obviously

Kinda like my '90 Toro had too... :AH-HA_wink:

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You must have never seen the 86-88 Buick Riviera touch screen radio controls - HVAC -way ahead of it's time obviously

Kinda like my '90 Toro had too...  :AH-HA_wink:

Yeah, now, why is it GM doesn't have anything like that anymore? You know, cool little toys that were VERY innovative for their time?

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Welcome to the late-80s, Chrysler.

Yeah I'm pretty sure USB interfaces and any hard drive with more than 8 megs of space didn't exist back in the 80's. :P

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Neat. The buttons look terribly small, though, which is the major beef I have with most Nav. systems.

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Neat. The buttons look terribly small, though, which is the major beef I have with most Nav. systems.

Would you rather squint for the first month while you learn the buttons,or squint every time you use the nav cuz you can't see it? ;)

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Would you rather squint for the first month while you learn the buttons,or squint every time you use the nav cuz you can't see it? ;)

Touche! 8)

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Did you accidentally sprinkle cocaine on your cheerios this morning? Im pretty sure touch screen nav, 20GB hard drives with USB and 9 GB media storage weren't around in the late 1980's. Not mention CD/DVD changers.

As for the appearance....um yea wow...a different knob.

DCX Nav Screen:

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Tahoe Nav Screen:

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DCX's looks a lot better, IMO.

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I think the GM unit looks better, actually...lower gloss plastic.

A more important question, though, is which one has a better nav screen (display, not the buttons and plastic trim) and how the nav works?

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Gotta give credit to DCX for equiping Nav systems as an option for almost every carthey have. Menawhile Ford has barely any of them on it's cars, and Buick doesn't have a Nav option yet on it's cars...

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A more important question, though, is which one has a better nav screen (display, not the buttons and plastic trim) and how the nav works?

GM's are some of the best in the industry in this regard. Even Edmunds says so.

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yea...good thing we're in 2006 with LCD screens...

EDIT: Those GM screens weren't exactly ahead of their time...they were another example of great idea, bad execution. They put too many functions on them and they were more cumbersome than traditional switches and dials in daily use...like many NAV units today. That said, GM now makes some of the most user-friendly and intuitive units on the market today.

Edited by Croc

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1990-1992  Oldsmobile Toronado:

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Ahead of their time.. GM was first....  :)

BINGO! - Damn you are bringing back memories as that is the touchscreen and even the colors of my '90 Toro - That was a dream to have everything was very easy to use and understand with two exceptions: 1. The seperated CD player that died on me twice (cost 250 to repair the first time - the second time I bought and aftermarket CD deck to replace it) 2. There was no way to tell it to bring in cold air without using the A/C (that was common on any full size Olds at that time though)

Otherwise the VIC or Vehicle Information Center was a blast to have and use - also you could program that opening screen to say what you please such as:

"Built especially for Pimpin Hoes"

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Otherwise the VIC or Vehicle Information Center was a blast to have and use - also you could program that opening screen to say what you please such as:

"Built especially for Pimpin Hoes"

LOL!

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