Blaupunkt India, a major leader in Car Infotainment and sound system launched san diego 530 on 23 January 2014. San Diego 530 is a successor of its previous model New York 400. It comes with fully featured verison of iGO Primo Software and the latest TomTom India Maps. It supports voice navigation, Intelligent Quick Search (IQS), smart history tracking, parking guidance, and congestion detour handling.
Commenting on the launch,Mr. Pankaj Jagwani, Director of Blaunpunkt India said,
“Our aim has always been to offer innovative in car infotainment solutions that enhance the driving experience. San Diego 530 brings together the best of the entertainment and navigation and we are confident that this product will be well received in the Indian market.”
The san diego 530 has a in-built navigation processor, which eliminates the need for an external black box. Also due to the presence of the navigation processor the speed of the data transfer increases, thus eliminating the lag. It runs on WinCE 6.0 version of operating system and has 256 MB of RAM.
It has a 6.2″ TFT resistive touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. Due to the resistive display it can be easily used while driving the car. The screen is surrounded by a black frame which gives the device clean look on the dashboard. The navigation maps provided by TomTom can be copied to the micro SDHC/SD card along with some multimedia files. It has a voice navigation feature which enables user to find the way, without even looking at the screen.
Talking about the multimedia features, it has FM(RDS), AM, DSP tuner which can even process weak signals and suppress the noise to give a crystal clear sound. It has DVD/VCD/CD player. Other than disk it also has a USB 2.0 which can be used to connect flash drives to play media content. If you have a AUX cable then you can connect and play media(audio & video) directly from your mobile device. It also has a 10-band parametric equalizer along with sound presets (Rock, Pop, Classic etc). It has 4-channel Preamp-out with one Sub-out of Max Power 4 x 45 W. San diego 530 Supports following Playback Formats- MP3, WMA, MPEG, MPG, AVI, Xvid, JPEG, JPG.
It has in-built bluetooth which can be used to connect 5 phones with only 1 phone as active. You can connect your phone to San Diego 530 and use it as hands-free to talk using microphone. It can save 2000 phonebook entries from your phone for easy access. It also supports wheel remote control, which can be handy while driving to operate the device. You can connect 4 speakers and 1 sub-woofer to this device for enhanced sound experience.
A rear-view camera can be connected to this device, and the view will be shown while reversing your car. Lastly it also supports a secondary display, which can play media files simultaneously with the navigation going on.
It is priced at Rs. 30,990 which is much cheaper then other competitors devices. It also gives 1 Year Free insurance for flood,fire & burglary and 2 free map updates. In short the device not only provides navigation but also act as a complete multimedia system for your car.
Blaupunkt India Launches Multimedia Navigation System at a pocket friendly price
San Diego 530 combines Utility with High End Entertainment Options
Mumbai, 23rdJanuary, 2014: Blaupunkt India, a world leader in car infotainment and sound, today launched San Diego 530 a fully integrated multimedia navigation system that provides a diverse range of utility and entertainment possibilities at a pocket friendly price.
Priced at Rs 30,990/-, this digital touch screen system combines the newest fully-featured version of iGO Primo software and the latest TomTom India maps. Equipped with high end features such as Voice Navigation, Intelligent Quick Search (IQS), smart history tracking, parking guidance and congestion detour handling, the San Diego 530 provides you the most advanced navigation on the Indian roads today.
The San Diego 530 also comes with a powerful in-built navigation processor, thus eliminating the need for an external black box.
Adding to the entertainment quotient, the San Diego 530 also includes an inbuilt high end multimedia video playback, powerful 4*45w sound output, unmatched connectivity for all types of portable media and a DSP tuner which provides crystal clear sound and supports weak signal processing and noise suppression, making it ideal for the Indian market.
Some of the highlights of San Diego 530 include:
- 6.2” digital TFT touch screen display (800 x 480 pixels)
- WinCE6.0 OS / 256MB RAM
- High-grade FM (RDS), AM tuner
- Built-in Bluetooth (HFP, A2DP, PBAP) w/ built-in & external hands- freemicrophone
- Standard A-type front USB (Audio & Video)
- MicroSDHC slot (alternatively for Multimedia or Navigation)
- Front Audio/Video input
- Video output
- Rear view camera input
- Navigation-ready via bundling with regional Navigation microSD
- Data carrier:DVD, DVD+/-R, DVD+/-RW, DVD-ROM, CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-R/-RW, VCD,
- USB, micro-SDHC/SD
- Playback format:MP3, WMA, MPEG, MPG, AVI, Xvid, JPEG, JPG
- 10-band parametric equalizer
- Sound presets (Rock, Pop, Classic, Jazz … )
- 4-channel Preamp-out (2 V)
- Sub-out (variable gain, frequency)
- Max. power 4 x 45 Watts
- Steering Wheel Remote Control (programmable)
- IR remote control included
- Comes with a 1 year free insurance scheme for flood, fire and burglary
The clean lines of the Blaupunkt design leave nothing more to be desired and make a high-quality, tasteful addition integrated to any cockpit. When combined with Blaupunkt’ s range of superior sound products – speakers, subwoofers, amplifiers, the San Diego 530 can provide a wide range of sound enhancement possibilities for every car.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Pankaj Jagwani, Director, Blaupunkt, India said, “Our aim has always been to offer innovative in car infotainment solutions that enhance the driving experience. San Diego 530 brings together the best of the entertainment and navigation and we are confident that this product will be well received in the Indian market.”
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