Once you connect the included GPS antenna, the ASTEROID Smart will give you turn-by-turn directions to your destination, and you can follow the action on the big display as you listen to the voice prompts over your car's speakers. You can use some of the compatible apps to find more information about parking or particular points of interest, including phone numbers for making reservations. Use your fingers to manipulate the capactive touchscreen and make the maps appear the way you like.
A wealth of USB inputs
The ASTEROID Smart gives you four convenient USB slots — one is dedicated for your Apple portable device, leaving three free for a variety of media and adapters, like thumb drives or a 3G/4G web dongle. Connect your iPod®/iPhone®/iPad® with the included extension cable, and you can breeze through its music library using the ASTEROID's touchscreen. Advanced voice recognition lets you find your music by artist or album by speaking naturally.
More music control
There's no disc player in the ASTEROID Smart, but you do get a wealth of other music options, like an SD card slot and the aforementioned USB inputs. The receiver also offers a rear aux-in jack for any sort of external audio source. To make it all sound great, you get a 7-band equalizer, a Virtual SuperBass sound enhancement, and a powerful built-in amplifier. If you're into more power, you'll appreciate the three sets of 6-volt preamp outputs that deliver a strong, clean signal to your amps.
The receiver can manage two phones simultaneously
The ASTEROID Smart's ready to connect to your smartphone with advanced Bluetooth 3.0.for convenience and ease of use. You can pair up to ten devices with the receiver, and it can manage two phones at the same time. It'll automatically sync with phones, giving you instant access to your phone book, and you'll see all caller info on the display. The included echo-canceling microphone allows for easy-to-follow conversations without taking your hands off the wheel. Want to stream music? The ASTEROID Smart works with just about any Bluetooth smartphone.
Rear view of the Parrot ASTEROID Smart digital receiver
You'll find a dedicated input on the ASTEROID Smart for a rear-view camera, so you can back out of tight spots safely. It also offers RCA video inputs and outputs for sharing video content when you're parked.
Note: The ASTEROID Smart accesses the Internet using your phone's data connection through Bluetooth, USB tethering, a 3G/4G dongle, or Wi-Fi® (smartphone and data plan required). You won't be able to browse the web, but you can download apps from the Parrot ASTEROID Market online to the receiver. The apps work through the receiver's Android™ 2.3 operating system, but do not control your smartphone in any way. Some apps may require additional purchase or subscription fees.
Note: Bluetooth compatibility with this receiver may vary, depending on your phone and service provider.
iPod Note: If you're going to use your iPod or iPhone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific model compatibility with this receiver or its optional iPod adapter.
- digital media receiver with GPS navigation and AM/FM tuner (doesn't play CDs)
- built-in amplifier (23 watts RMS/55 watts peak x 4 channels)
- 6.2" capacitive touchscreen WVGA display with removable faceplate
- fits double-DIN openings
- built-in GPS
- built-in Bluetooth 3.0 for hands-free calling and audio streaming
- built-in Wi-Fi connectivity
- Android operating system for apps (3G connection and data plan required)
- plays audio files from USB memory devices and SD cards
- voice control for music selection
- 7-band equalizer with 5 presets
- Virtual SuperBass effect
- iPod/iPhone/iPad direct control (see "Details" for compatibility)
- inputs: 4 rear USB inputs, rear RCA and minijack aux inputs, rear RCA A/V input, rear-view camera input
- outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (6-volt front, rear, subwoofer), RCA A/V output