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CNET First Look
Alpine INA-W900Alpine's INA-W900 all-in-one audio-video-navigation receiver brings a simpler, easier to understand interface to the dashboard.
-- Navigation tools owns video effects and -- -- -- We can't think of much more half of the Alpine IN EW 900. Well thank you say. How about a better interface. Well it's got that too. I mean it's one good to a cnet.com the -- first look at this navigation here. The IN EW 900 is a doubled in all in one system that installs in your vehicle's dashboard. Bringing with it turn by turn navigation and audio video playback. The unit features a seven inch WV GA touch screen on which you'll find a simplified menu structure that easier to understand an Alpine previous menu system. The menus playback screens and video content are all rendered quite crisply but maps are a bit pixelated and plain looking paerson. That's being maps the W 900 uses a Flash Memory based navigation system with an -- -- GPS antenna. And a system called on point that they gyroscope and excel runner to enhance positioning accuracy when the GPS signal -- -- -- lost. Users can jump between AV playback modes in the navigation system using these audio and map button just below the screen. They're also button for ejecting a disk from unit CD dvd player. Volume up and down a mute button which I find very handy source selection and navigation menu. Available audio sources include the affirmation -- dvd player an analogue -- V input. US being -- connectivity and aim at the Maria. When using an iPod you get access -- -- full media library with album -- work. -- -- the neat little ties. When in the audio playback mode holding down the audio button brings up a small picture in picture window for displaying navigation data -- Conspicuously absent from this all in one speaker set is Bluetooth hands free calling and audio streaming. But Alpine offers an IN EW 900 BT -- add that functionality or users can just -- -- -- and add on module for this unit. For more details about this all in ones features and functions including how well it performs on the road. Check out our full review this has been Antuan Goodwin with cnet.com. Taking a first look at the Alpine -- -- -- W 900.