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Holly Hill, FL – April 17, 2019Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, is now shipping a radio dash kit with integrated electronics designed specifically for the 2010-2015 Chevrolet Camaro. This kit is part of the new TouchTronix™ dash kit series announced at CES 2019.

The 99-3028S dash kit has a combination of Metra’s interfacing and laser etched hard buttons paired with the factory rotary controls to provide a custom look while keeping the OEM style. The OEM rotary knobs are removed from the factory panel and assembled with Metra’s kit components. This kit is designed for Double-DIN and Single-DIN radio installations and is painted silver to match the factory finish. It includes an Axxess interface, wiring harness and antenna adapter for a complete installation. Visit MetraOnline.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information and installation instructions.


About Metra Electronics®

At Metra, 12 volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp® and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

Holly Hill, Fla. – November 7, 2018 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, received a 2019 Global Media Award for a new product showcase entry at the SEMA Show. The winning product is the Infinite Series 50-inch lightbar with an RGB backlight by Heise LED Lighting Systems®. This new series was introduced at SEMA to join Heise’s extensive line of torture-tested and virtually unbreakable off-road lights. An esteemed panel of international media judges chose this product based on its level of international consumer appeal and selected it as one of the best products at this year’s SEMA Show.

The new Infinite Series from Heise allows users to change the light color with the swipe of a finger for 8 to 50-inch dual-row RGB backlit lightbars and a 3-inch cube style LED. This series offers pure white light with 16 million selectable colors as a backlight, controlled by a mobile app. The military breather port allows moisture to escape and the virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens will withstand the toughest environments. The backlit RGB lights use the same controller as Heise’s popular RGB accent lights, allowing the Infinite Series to be synchronized and controlled using a single mobile app. The HE-CBRGB controller is sold separately and required for RGB functionality. A multi-mount system offers side and bottom options for lightbar placement. All of the products in the Infinite Series are rated IP67 with 316 stainless hardware and integrated epoxy encapsulated electronics. Additional information is available at HeiseLED.com.

Infinite Series 50” Lightbar Product Specifications:

Model Number: HE-INFIN50

Input Voltage: 10-30V DC

Wattage: 144W

Raw Lumens: 17100

LUX @ 10M: 2350

Color Temperature: 6000K

Beam Pattern: Spot 8°

Housing Material: Die-cast Aluminum Housing

Housing Color: Black

Lens Material: PC

Mounting Bracket: Die-cast Aluminum

Hole Dimensions: Brackets turned inward - 49.25"

Brackets turned outward - 51.5"

Mounting Bolt Drill - .25"

Height of Light Bar Itself: 4.8"

Depth of Light Bar Itself: 3.50"

Electronics: Integrated-Epoxy Encapsulated

Hardware: Stainless 316

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221.0932.

Holly Hill, Fla. – September 20, 2018 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, announces its new Saddlebag Replacement Lids with speaker adapters from Metra PowerSports® are now shipping. The BC-HD69-14U is designed for Harley-Davidson® Touring models from 2014-up* with factory saddlebags. It has 6”x9” speaker adapters under the lid for correct 6”x9” fitment and provides a better fit than others on the market. The lids have metal mesh speaker grilles and are finished in gloss black to can go directly from package to motorcycle, or they can be painted for a completely custom look. The BC-HD69-14U is available now.

Product Specifications

  • Fits Harley-Davidson Touring models 2014-up*
  • One pair of bag lids with 6”x 9” speaker adapters
  • Metal mesh speaker grilles
  • Factory latch assembly transfers to the new bag lid
  • Additional hardware, rubber gaskets, and cloth tether restraints included

*See MetraPowerSports.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

Holly Hill, FL – July 28, 2020 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket dash kits, is now shipping a new radio replacement dashboard kit for 2005-2007 Dodge Dakota models. This kit is designed to fit ISO Double-DIN radio provisions and is painted a scratch-resistant matte black. For this installation, the factory dashboard trim panel and sub-dash will have to be cut to allow the aftermarket radio to fit. A cutting template is included and the radio trim panel will cover the modification. Additional information and installation instructions for the 95-6557B dash kit are available online at http://metraonline.com/part/95-6557B.

95-6557B Product Specifications:

  • Designed for 2005-2007 Dodge Dakota
  • ISO DDIN radio provision
  • Painted scratch-resistant matte black
  • Radio trim panel, radio brackets, retaining brackets, cut template and (4) Phillips screws are included

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – August 18, 2020 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket dash kits, is now shipping a new dashboard kit for 2008-2015 Audi TT models. The 95-9114B kit is designed to fit ISO Double-DIN radio provisions. It is painted scratch-resistant matte black to match the factory finish and is made in the United States.

95-9114B Product Specifications:

  • Designed for 2008-2015 Audi TT
  • ISO DDIN radio provision
  • Painted scratch-resistant matte black to match the factory appearance

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – October 8, 2020 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, is shipping a new dash kit, the 107-MZ1B, designed for Mazda CX-3 2016-2020 and Toyota Yaris 2019-2020 models. The design of these model’s dashboards does not allow a standard aftermarket Single-DIN or Double-DIN sized radio provision but instead requires a floating modular radio. Metra’s solution fits radios which have an “L” shaped chassis design with the radio chassis at the bottom of the screen, like the Alpine iLX-207**. This kit is also compatible with Pioneer’s 6.8” modular radios and has special brackets included for installation of the Pioneer DMH-C2550NEX and DMH-C2500NEX touchscreen in-dash receivers**.

The 107-MZ1B dash kit is made in the U.S.A. and available now from Metra Electronics. A product video showcasing this new kit is live now on Metra’s YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/gkCinPHicu0. Visit MetraOnline.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

**Refer to the radio manufacturer for current models.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 73 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – December 30, 2020 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, has two new dash kits for the new Hyundai Venue and 2020 Ford Transit models. Metra’s 95-7398 dash kit for 2020-up* Hyundai Venue models fits an ISO Double-DIN radio provision and is painted scratch-resistant matte black with silver trim to match the factory look and feel.

The 107-FD1B fits the 2020 Ford Transit, excluding models with the factory radio delete option. This dash kit is designed for Double-DIN radios that have an “L” shaped chassis design with the radio chassis at the bottom of the screen. This includes Pioneer’s 6.8-inch modular receivers and installers should refer to the radio manufacturer for current models. The 107-FD1B is painted scratch-resistant matte black. Both of these news dash kits are now shipping from Metra Electronics.

*Visit MetraOnline.com for up-to-date vehicle-specific applications.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 73 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, FL – December 22, 2020 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, has a universal floating mount kit and three new dash kits now available. These dash kits were introduced at SEMA360 and are now in stock.

The 107-UN02 is a universal floating mount engineered exclusively for the Pioneer Modular Solutions DMH-C2500NEX and DMH-C2500NEX 6.8-inch touchscreen in-dash receivers*. The 107-UN02 is designed to "float" the modular Pioneer touchscreen display panel in front of a vehicle's original radio location using a series of included brackets, plus provide the ability to easily mount the Pioneer hide-away chassis into the radio/pocket location of more than 250 existing Metra Double-DIN kits for 1990 to current vehicle applications. This patent-pending solution completely encases the touchscreen display panel and works similar to Metra’s existing 108-UN02 and 109-UN02 floating mount kits for Pioneer. A vehicle-specific Double-DIN Metra dash kit, sold separately, is required for use with the 107-UN02.

Two new dash kits for 2011-2016 Mini Countryman and Mini Paceman models without the factory navigation are also in stock and shipping. The 107-MI1 is designed specifically for the 6.8-inch modular Pioneer receivers, the DMH-C2550NEX and DMH-C2500NEX*. The 108-MI1 is designed specifically for the Pioneer 8-inch DMH-C550NEX modular receiver*. Since there is limited space within the vehicle’s dashboard that is too small to fit a standard Double-DIN radio, Metra has solved this obstacle by utilizing the same design from the 107-UN02 to “float” the Pioneer touchscreen in the factory radio location. Both kits include a blank-out for the factory radio controls that are removed from the upper panel and have a patent-pending design. The high polished processing on these kits provides a look that’s similar to both the aftermarket radio and the vehicle’s factory finish.

Also available from Metra is the 95-7020 dash kit. This kit is for an ISO Double-DIN radio provision and designed to fit 2018-2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross ES models. It has high polished processing to give a gloss plastic look to match both the aftermarket radio and factory finish.

*See the radio manufacturer for current models and visit MetraOnline.com for up-to-date vehicle-specific applications.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 73 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – October 15, 2020 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, is shipping new dash kits for 2020-up* Nissan Sentra models. The 99-7638 dash kit is for a Single-DIN radio provision with a pocket while the 95-7638 is designed for specific Double-DIN modular radios. The 95-7638 fits radios which have an “L” shaped chassis design with the radio chassis at the bottom of the screen, like the Alpine iLX-207**. This kit is also compatible with Pioneer’s 6.8” modular radios and has special brackets included for installation of the Pioneer DMH-C2550NEX and DMH-C2500NEX touchscreen in-dash receivers**. Both of these dash kits are painted with a gloss black face, silver trim, and textured housing to match the factory finish. They are made in the U.S.A. and available now from Metra Electronics.

*Visit MetraOnline.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.
**Refer to the radio manufacturer for current models.

At Metra, 12volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 73 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – November 19, 2020 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, has added four new color options for the DP-3002 dash panel. The DP-3002 dash panels are designed for 1999-2002 full-sized GM trucks and SUVs, including Chevrolet’s Avalance, Silverado, Suburban, and Tahoe, along with GMC’s Sierra and Yukon*. This large panel replaces the factory dash panel and provides the space for a modern Double-DIN radio. The climate controls are moved slightly and by using this dash panel and trim plate, no custom fabrication work is required.

The original DP-3002B dash panel was first introduced in matte black, but will now include a textured black, gray, pewter, and shale color option to match the factory appearance. The DP-3002 dash panels are made in the U.S.A. and available now from Metra Electronics in the following options:

DP-3002B: Matte Black

DP-3002TB: Textured Black

DP-3002GY: Gray

DP-3002PWT: Pewter

DP-3002SHL: Shale

*Visit MetraOnline.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 73 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, FL – September 13, 2018 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, introduces the new TE-STM98 by iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®. This kit includes a live video streaming rearview mirror monitor, backup camera, forward-facing camera, and HD DVR to provide a high-tech safety upgrade that improves driver visibility. Additional convenience features include an integrated compass and clock, built-in speaker for DVR playback and a reverse trigger for the backup visual.

High-Quality Rearview Mirror with 9.8-Inch Built-in Monitor and Forward-Facing Camera - The rearview mirror provides the driver peace of mind by giving them the exact same view they would have as if they were standing outside of the vehicle. At 60 frames per second, the full-sized touchscreen monitor provides a fluid visual with almost no lag, thanks to the LVDS signal. The built-in forward-facing camera has a 170-degree view with 1080p resolution.

Rearview Camera - The kit includes a dedicated 1080p HD rearview camera with a 130-degree viewing angle. This outside mounted camera increases the field of vision by an estimated 300 percent over traditional rearview mirrors.

1080p HD DVR - The DVR can automatically record both the forward-facing and rearview camera simultaneously while driving. It also offers a menu option to start and record any activity (forward and rear) for the amount of time selected by the user. While this DVR supports up to 64GB of storage on a Micro-SD card (sold separately), it is also equipped with a G-sensor that activates in the event of a collision to lock in the recording, preserving potentially vital video evidence of the accident. The built-in GPS antenna also provides a DVR timestamp for additionally critical video evidence.

Installation Accessories - A universal footprint mount is included to allow an easy and seamless install. (Use the TE-M06 to work with other vehicle applications, sold separately. Vehicle-specific options are available for Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota, Kia, Subaru, VW, Mercedes, Fiat, Iveco, and Peugeot.)

This TE-STM98 is now shipping, visit iBeamUSA.com for additional details.

TE-STM98 Specifications

  • Replacement mirror with 9.8-inch touchscreen built-in monitor
  • 1080p HD DVR recording
  • Integrated compass with clock
  • Real-time rearview visual at a 130-degree viewing angle
  • Built-in speaker for DVR playback
  • Universal footprint mount included (if the vehicle does not have a universal footprint, installers need to use the TE-M06, sold separately)
  • 1080p HD rearview camera included
  • Reverse trigger for backup visual
  • GPS antenna for DVR timestamp
  • Allows up to a 64GB SD card (TE-16SD available, sold separately)
  • 60 fps LVDS digital signal at the rear camera for less lag and a fluid visual

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

Holly Hill, Fla. – May 14, 2019 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket dashboard kits, is now shipping two new solutions made exclusively for Pioneer® radios. Metra and Pioneer worked together to develop a total of twelve kits for select vehicles that make the new 8” Pioneer Modular Solutions Receiver (DMH-C5500NEX) both cosmetically integrated and simple to install. Two are now shipping and the additional kits for Ford, Toyota, Dodge and GM, which first debuted at CES 2019, will be available soon. “This new receiver from Pioneer is a different size than your standard ISO Double-DIN radio. By designing a custom dash kit, Metra is offering installers a faster and easier solution,” says Jason Anderson, VP of Product Development at Metra Electronics.

The 108-UN01 is a Universal Trim Ring designed for Pioneer’s 8” receivers, which adds a ⅜ inch border that snaps onto the Pioneer radio screen. It is designed to be a finishing touch on a custom-built installation. The 108-CH1B is designed for installation of the DMH-C5500NEXradio into 2011-2017 Jeep Wrangler® models and is painted matte black. Both kits are now shipping and available from authorized Metra Dealers.

108-UN01 Product Specifications

●        Universal Trim Ring for Pioneer DMH-C5500NEX 8-inch radio

●        Has a ⅜ inch border trim that snaps onto the separate screen of the Pioneer radio

●        Designed for the finishing touch to a custom-built installation

108-CH1B Product Specifications

●      Dash kit designed specifically for the installation of the Pioneer DMH-C5500NEX 8-inch radio into 2011-2017 Jeep Wrangler® models

●      To make room for the 8-inch screen, a template is included to assist with dashboard modifications

●      Painted matte black

Visit MetraOnline.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world.  We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp® and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.  For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

 

Holly Hill, FL – January 21, 2021 – Metra Electronics® has a new speaker adapter for Mitsubishi and four new dash kits in stock and shipping, designed for 1996-1998 Jeep® Grand Cherokee models, 2017-2020 Mitsubishi Mirage models, and the 2020 Toyota Highlander. In addition to creating dash kits for the standard ISO Single and Double-DIN radios, Metra is the only aftermarket dash kit manufacturer designing installation kits specific to the non-traditional radio sizes that have been hitting the market. “There are many obstacles to overcome when designing installation kits for radios going into vehicles that have limited space. The new radio designs with less bulk provide Metra’s engineers with more freedom in creating a product to install a sleek looking screen into a dashboard that doesn’t have space for the larger footprint of the typical ISO Double-DIN radio that we’ve been designing for over the past 20 years. The new style radios are a major improvement to our industry and Metra is proud to be at the forefront of this trend with solutions to make installation seamless,” says Colin Ehrhardt of Metra Electronics. These new solutions make radio replacement easier and are designed to match the OEM look and feel of the dashboard.

The 107-CH5 for 1996-1998 Jeep® Grand Cherokee models is textured to match the factory finish and designed specifically for Double-DIN radios with an “L” shaped chassis design with the radio chassis at the top of the screen. It is also compatible with Pioneer’s 6.8-inch modular receivers, like the DMH-C2500NEX, DMH-C2550NEX, and the new DMH-WC5700NEX. Installers should refer to the radio manufacturer for the most up to date information. This dash kit could also be used to mount a full-sized standard ISO Double-DIN radio but would require additional cutting and the vents below the radio would be lost.

The 108-TO7HG fits the 2020 Toyota Highlander without the factory 12.3-inch screen and is painted gloss black. It is designed specifically for Pioneer’s 8-inch modular receivers like the DMH-C5500NEX and installers should refer to the radio manufacturer for the most up to date information.

The 95-7019 and 99-7019 dash kits are designed for 2017-2020 Mitsubishi Mirage and 2018-2020 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 models. The 95-7019 is for a Double-DIN radio provision and the 99-7019 is for a Single-DIN radio with a pocket included. Both kits have high polished processing for a gloss plastic look that matches both the aftermarket radio and factory finish.

Metra has also just released a new speaker mounting adapter plate for 2007-2019 Mitsubishi models. The 82-7000 adapter is sold as a pair and has a versatile break-away tab design that allows for the installation of 6-inch or 6.75-inch aftermarket speakers. The adapter plate is designed for 2008-2017 Lancer, 2010-2014 Lancer Sport, 2014-2015 Mirage, and 2007-2019 Outlander models from Mitsubishi. The 82-7000 is now shipping and features a twist adapter design for installation with tabs for extra support if needed. Installers can visit MetraOnline.com for additional installation accessories, harnesses, and interfaces, and for the most up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 70+ years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – September 10, 2020 – Axxess Integrate® by Metra Electronics® is now shipping a new STOP/START engine override interface for GM vehicles. The AXSSO-GM is designed to automatically disengage the STOP/START engine feature on select 2016-2019 GM vehicles, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC. This new and exclusive technology was previously introduced at CES 2019 for select Ford and Chrysler models. The patent-pending interface can be used with factory or aftermarket radios with no programming required. The AXSSO-GM has weather-resistant housing and harnessing with a simple two-wire installation under the hood.

As some newer vehicles come equipped with a way to disengage the engine’s STOP/START feature, there are still several GM models that do not allow the driver to turn this off. This may become bothersome at long traffic lights during hot or inclement weather, as it could affect the vehicle’s ability to cool or heat the interior. The vibration of the engine turning on and off may also be annoying to some drivers during city driving. Now, installers will have the ability to offer GM owners the option to override their engine’s STOP/START feature with the new AXSSO-GM interface. Visit AxxessInterfaces.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources in developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Featuring Integrated Electronics that Retain and Control Functions

Holly Hill, FL - May 2018 – Metra Electronics is now shipping the 99-7633 Turbo2 Kit, designed for Nissan Maxima 2009-2014 models with the Tech Package and 2009 models with navigation. This new kit features integrated electronics that retain and control many of the vehicle functions that are normally lost when removing the factory radio. It retains the factory display screen, factory backup camera, factory AUX-IN jack and most of the personalization features. Factory style hard buttons on the kit replace the OEM climate controls. A pre-wired harness for the Axxess ASWC-1 is included. (The ASWC-1 is sold separately and used to retain steering wheel controls).

This 99-7633 dash kit also allows the ability to add an aftermarket backup camera or additional video input. It works in amplified or non-amplified models and is designed for Single-DIN or Double-DIN radio installations. This kit is painted high gloss black and proudly made in the USA with highest quality ABS plastic using injection molding technology to ensure a superior design and fit.

Visit MetraOnline.com/part/99-7633 for up-to-date vehicle specific applications and to see other accessories that help make installation easier for installers. A product video for this kit can be viewed at https://youtu.be/77huyDHg4oM.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice®” for over 70 years. Our brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBeam Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic® and AmmoTenna®.  Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to their division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.

For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932. For Metra Home Theater Group ordering information and pricing, visit MetraHomeTheater.com or call 866.839.9187.

Holly Hill, FL – August 4, 2020 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket dash kits, is now shipping a new TurboTouch® kit for 1999-2003 Lexus RX300 models. This kit is designed to fit ISO Single-DIN radio provisions with a pocket or Double-DIN radio provisions. It features a 4.3” integrated color LCD touchscreen for retention of the vehicle’s climate control functions, which can be customized with different color options for the backlit hard buttons. This dash kit is painted to match the factory finish and available in two different color options; 99-8164G (gray with black trim) and 99-8164T (tan with black trim).

An Axxess® interface that is Micro “B” USB updatable is built into the kit to provide accessory power (12-volt 10 amp) and retain R.A.P. (retained accessory power). The wiring harness is included with the kit, an antenna adapter is not needed, and an LD-8164-NAV harness is included for vehicles with factory navigation. The factory amplifier is not retained with this kit and so an amplifier bypass harness is included. An installation video showing the product features and how to install this kit can be seen at https://youtu.be/kdGf4ZND-cM. Thie 99-8164 dash kits are available now with instructions and additional specifications at MetraOnline.com.

99-8164 Product Specifications:

  • Designed for 1999-2003 Lexus RX300
  • ISO DDIN radio provision
  • ISO DIN radio provision with pocket
  • Custom texture and painted tan or gray to match the factory appearance
  • Factory amplifier is not retained with this product – an amplifier bypass harness is included
  • Provides accessory power (12-volt 10-amp)
  • Retains R.A.P. (retained accessory power)
  • Micro “B” USB updatable

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-SPEC®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, Saddle Tramp®, Metra Marine® and Daytona Lights™. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 386-257-2956.

Holly Hill, Fla. – August 21, 2018 – Metra Electronics®, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket automotive solutions, is launching its snap-in Bluetooth Wireless Receiver designed to be used in multiple power sports applications including UTVs and watercraft. The MPS-BTK receiver fits the standard 1.45” x .83” cutout used for switches by most manufacturers. It features a one-knob control that adjusts all functions including volume, track up and down, source selection, play and pause and pairing. It is equipped with a built-in line driver that triples the voltage input, so the audio sounds great no matter the source.

The MPS-BTK has an IP (International Protection Rating) of IPX5 and weather-proof connector designed to connect directly to the Metra Powersports 6PIN DIN amplifiers. A breakout cable is included if connecting to any other amplifier. The controller remembers up to nine paired devices and automatically reconnects, in connected order, when a device is present. The patent-pending single-wire controller provides a direct connection to a Metra PowerSports amplifier and includes a universal adapter for use with any other amplifier.

Compatible Metra PowerSports amplifiers include the MPS-AMP60X4 and the MPS-AMP100X2.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice®” for more than 70 years. Our brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®,Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBeam Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic® and AmmoTenna®.  Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

SEMA Show 2018 New Product Rollout

Holly Hill, Fla. – November 1, 2018 – The Install Bay® by Metra Electronics® is expanding their extensive line of installation hardware with new solutions debuting at the 2018 SEMA Show. Power inverters, speaker baffles, a modular ATC fuse block, switch panels, waterproof connectors terminal/connector kits, and other accessories will soon be available for Metra Dealers. “We continue to support our customers by being their one-stop-shop for reliable and cost-effective products, manufactured by a company with more than 70 years of history in the aftermarket automotive accessories industry. From car audio systems to van conversions, RVs, powersports and motorsports, our essential hardware solutions can be found in most of the professional installation bays, hence our brand name,” says Joel Bransdorfer, Director of Product Development for The Install Bay.

PowerMX PMX Series Pure Sine Wave Inverters

The PMX series inverts 12VDC to AC, meets 120V AC electronic appliance safety operating standard and can be used to power most electronic appliances or equipment. These inverters provide a high-efficiency output, powerful starting capability, digital control and pure sine wave output. Safety features include DC voltage detection, high/low voltage alarm and protection, overload and short circuit protection, and auto-reset. The inverters have aluminum housing and will shut down if the internal temperature gets too hot, automatically resetting after the unit cools down. Part numbers PMX-1000W, PMX-2000W and PMX-3000W will be available in 1000, 2000 and 3000 watt options, respectively.

Silicone Speaker Baffle Kits

Enhance speaker performance with new foldable silicone speaker baffles, designed to improve the directional flow of sound by focusing it out of the door panel and into the cabin. The durable silicone material seals the speaker against the interior panel and adds waterproof protection that can withstand harsh environments and extend speaker lifespan. The included egg foam goes behind the speaker to improve sound performance by preventing sound bounce back.

Product Specifications:

  • Foldable front ring guides sound into the vehicle cable
  • Rear foldable ring fits different door depths and speaker heights, without the need for trimming
  • Offers a better seal and improved sound performance
  • Includes egg foam and 2 speaker baffles (retail 10-pack kits also available for 6.5” and 6x9” sizes)
  • Packaged for retail display

Part Number and Title:

IBSBF65: 6.5” Kit with 2 Silicone Speaker Baffles
IBSBF65-B for 10-pack retail kit / 20 baffles

IBSBF525: 5.25” Kit with 2 Silicone Speaker Baffles

IBSBF69 6X9” Kit with 2 Silicone Speaker Baffles
IBSBF69-B for 10-pack retail kit / 20 baffles

Switch Panel Mounts

A 6-position rocker switch panel and 6 new switches that work with Heise LED Lighting Systems®, Metra PowerSports® and Metra Marine® products are being introduced to The Install Bay product line. The switches all feature short circuit, overload and reverse polarity protection with a CE Certified 12-24 volt range output. The 6-position rocker rubber switch panel (IBSP6) has waterproof seals and a waterproof, anti-corrosion design. Additional features vary for each model.

Modular ATC/ATM Fuse Block - Exclusive to Metra Electronics

The ATMFP is a unique ATC/ATM fuse block with a patented modular design, ideal for marine and automotive vehicle electrical systems. One fuse block serves as an in-line fuse holder that with jumpers can be used to create any distribution block, fused distribution block or power/ground block desired. This unique and exclusive design eliminates complex fuse blocks and heavy stock items, replacing them with one small part.

Product Specifications:

  • Max amperage: 40A per circuit
  • Max voltage: 32V DC
  • Mounting: #8 Screw (M4)
  • Fuses any ATC - ATM fuses

Terminal / Connector and Assorted Fuse Kits

New assorted terminals and connectors in a retail storage kit will be available in a 150-piece (IBK-150), 175-piece (IBK-175), and 300-piece (IBK-300) kit. An assorted heat shrink terminal/connector 120-piece kit (IBK-HS120) and 300-piece nylon assorted terminal/connector kit (IBK-N300) will also be offered. New assortment kits will also be available for ATMLP fuses and ATC fuses in a clear retail storage kit.

Additional installation accessories include 12, 16 and 18 gauge waterproof connectors with 2 conductor plug-in connectors. Visit TheInstallBay.com for additional information and see all of the new products at SEMA in the Metra Electronics main booth 11629 (North Hall) and with their off-road, truck and powersports accessories at booth 37011 in the South Hall Upper Level.

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.

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