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Becker Mexico - Hi-Tech Retro


In-car radio specialists Becker have produced a ‘Classic’ Mexico radio that might look old-fashioned from the outside but is packed with modern hi-tech equipment. Behind the 1960s façade lies an ‘infotainment’ system that includes, navigation, telephone, radio and card reader.

The Becker Mexico has a high-quality look with its chrome bezel rings and fine horizontal lines set against piano black lacquer. The 13-colour display hiding behind the retro-look front shows all the required functions and when in ‘radio’ mode a bright red pointer indicates the station.

The working parts are carried over from the Becker ‘Cascade Pro’ model and as such include multi-language functions and a card reader that will take not only a telephone SIM card but also Compact Flash and SD cards for data and music files.

The integrated Bluetooth function will give hands-free calling while the navigation can either be planned at home or office on a PC and downloaded onto a Compact Flash card or made directly on the unit via its own 2GB card that holds navigation data for 34 countries.

Of course the Becker Mexico also plays music to a superlative standard of quality. It can take as a source a remote CD player, an iPod or direct from a Flash card. A graphic equaliser display is available.

The Becker Mexico will be available in Germany from July 2006, at a price of around EURO 1500. For further information please visit

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