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NAV-TV® Adds Audi MIB3 Infotainment Platform Compatibility to ZEN-V Advanced Amplifier Interface

March 25, 2021 -- Coral Springs, Florida -- NAV-TV Corp., a leading innovator and manufacturer of OEM integration and safety products for the automotive aftermarket, announces that Audi MIB3 has been added to the ZEN-V compatibility list.

 The ZEN-V advance amplifier interface is now compatible with 2020 and 2021 Audi vehicles equipped with the MIB3 system. The ZEN-V allows the seamless addition of aftermarket amplifiers into compatible vehicles, delivering audiophile-quality sound without compromising the vehicle’s factory fit, finish or features. ZEN-V is the first aftermarket product utilizingMOST®150 globally.

Utilizing the same processing power as NAV-TV’s competition proven M650-GM, the ZEN-V produces a completely flat audio output without any factory time delay or equalization, eliminating the need for summing devices, an audio correction DSP or the removal of the factory audio compensation microphones. Installation of the interface requires no modification to the vehicle and is compatible with both amplified and non amplified factory systems. Volume, [1], Balance and Bass/Treble tone controls are retained through the factory radio and echo cancelation for the factory Bluetooth hands-free system is supported.

Utilizing a 128 bit floating point DSP and 192 kHz 32 bit DAC, the ZEN-V produces a 12 channel analog output with a S/N Ratio of 112dB. For vehicles with video playback capability, the ZEN-V supports 7.1 and 5.1 audio[1}. The unit provides a 500mA output for controlling aftermarket devices and, additionally, retains the factory equalizer.

For use with third party digital sound processors [2], the ZEN-V includes a variable TOSlink digital output which may be used simultaneously with the analog outputs, or by itself. The variable digital output allows for the system volume to be controlled via the factory radio and steering wheel controls without the need to access any third party controller.

For ease of use, the ZEN-V is configurable through dip switch settings.  User selectable features of the ZEN-Vare:

·         Optional time alignment to driver

·         Full scale audio or -12dB attenuation

·         7.1 downmix to stereo on TOSlink or TOSlink mapped to the front outputs

·         Loudness on or off

·         Enables factory subwoofer control

Vehicles will require the additional MIB3-MOST PRG programmer prior to the installation of the ZEN-V[3]. The MIB3-MOST PRG is included in the MIB3 bundle and comes with unlimited usage.

The ZEN-V  MIB3 Bundle (NTV-KIT997) is currently available and shipping. 

To place an order, or for more information on the ZEN-V, please contact your NAV-TV sales representative at (866) 477-3336  (USA and Canada toll free) or +1(561) 955-9770 

NAV-TV Corp is a solely owned and privately held corporation based in Coral Springs, FL, USA. Established in 1999, NAV-TV is a prime manufacturer, distributor and contract manufacturer of OEM and Aftermarket integration and electronic components. Additional information about NAV-TV is available at www.navtv.com or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


[1] 7.1 and 5.1 audio and fade are supported on the analog outputs only.

[2] Please refer to the operation and installation manual of your 3rd party DSP or device, or contact the manufacturer directly. Although NAV-TV has tested numerous 3rd Party DSP devices for compatibility with the ZEN-V, we cannot provide technical support on 3rd party products. On 7.1 downmix Fade is not supported. If TOSlink is mapped to the front it will support front channel audio output only.

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