AAMP 8-Inch Radio Gets CarPlay

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Rosen UN1780 CarPlay radio

Rosen Electronics (AAMP Global) announced at CES a “tablet” radio with knobs, and 8-inch screen that is its first to include CarPlay.

The single DIN unit looks a bit like a Jetson’s style radio with a patent pending mount.   It lets you add CarPlay and built-in navigation plus an 8-inch capacitive touch screen to almost any car.  It is a mechless (no CD player) with Bluetooth, HD Radio, and SiriusXM capability.

The model UN1780 is called a “Floating Tablet Multimedia System. Rosen says, “It allows the install of a usable 8″ screen in vehicles that typically were limited by a standard 2DIN opening.”

It has HDMI,  Bluetooth audio streaming, dual USB connectors, rear camera, AV inputs and 5V 6 channel RCA outputs.

The “brain” of the unit can be mounted up to three meters away from the screen.

The UN1780 is due to ship in July at $1,499.


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