Acura/ELS Premium 8-Speaker Surround Sound System
- First standard North America automotive application of DVD-A technology and has six different audio channels (DTS 5.1) to create an accurate surround sound listening environment.
- The speaker locations are a tweeter on the top of the instrument panel near each A-pillar, a center-fill speaker in the middle of the dash top, a large driver in each of the two front doors, and in the rear parcel shelf there are two more drivers flanking an 8-inch subwoofer.
- In addition to the standard bass, treble, fader and balance controls, the system features additional subwoofer and center channel level controls.
- A 6-disc changer is standard.
- Program sources for the system include an AM/FM tuner (coupled with a powered, active glass antenna in the rear window), XM Satellite Radio, CD, DTS discs, and DVD-Audio discs.
- The system will not play DVD movies, DVD-V, DVD-R/RW, MP3 or WMA media.
- Steering wheel mounted controls of key functions are positioned within fingertip reach. On cars equipped with the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition, select audio system functions can be accomplished via voice commands.
XM Satellite Radio
- XM Satellite Radio lets TL drivers listen to over 100 digital channels, many of which are commercial-free, with near CD-quality sound.
- Programming includes 70 music channels, 30 channels devoted to sports, talk, children's programming and entertainment, and one premium channel, which is available for an additional fee.
- Currently, 36 stations are free of commercial interruptions. Stations that do have commercials are limited to about six minutes per hour
- When XM is being played, a display shows the current station, song title or artist's name.
- XM Satellite Radio service is priced at $9.99 per month. A complimentary three-month subscription to the XM Satellite Radio service is included with purchase of the TL and customers are able to continue the service or cancel any time after.
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