ORLANDO, FL (05.18.22) – Metra Electronics is heading to Orlando, FL to host new training sessions at KnowledgeFest and showcase their latest aftermarket installation products. At the booth will also be a 2001 Honda S2000 built by Ata Ehdaivand from Absolute Electronix in Derwood, MD, customized with Metra products. Metra’s training sessions will cover new products launched at The 2021 SEMA Show. This includes new Axxessintegration products and DSPs, Saddle Tramplighting and audio upgrades that fit Harley-Davidson, aftermarket accessories that fit Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator, and new vehicle lighting solutions from Heise. As a Diamond Ultra sponsor, Metra is proud to support the industry by providing in-depth training sessions for installers at the event, hosted June 10-12. Training sessions include:
“Simplify your Install with Axxess DSPs” on Friday, June 10 at 1:45 PM and Sunday, June 12 at 9:30 AM
This training will cover the entire Axxess DSP product line, highlight new vehicle coverage, and showcase the newest app features. Metra will show installers how these solutions can increase sales in the showroom and decrease time in the bay. Attendees will learn how to use and set up Axxess DSPs through the app for complete tuning control and when to use the DSP “Lite” versus “X” solutions. This training will also explain how to use the different types of applications offered within the AXDSP line, including CAN-based systems, new A2B systems, MOST25, and MOST50 vehicle technology.
“New Accessories for Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator” on Friday, June 10 at 3:00 PM
Installers will learn how to upgrade the look and sound system of the latest Jeep models using Metra’s newest accessories designed for JeepWrangler JL and Gladiator JT models. This session will go over installing the new Metra RGB lighting kit with plug-n-play connections and expandable Heise lighting options. It will also showcase Metra’s new Talon Attack replacement grille, amplifier installation kits, and new accessory harnesses that make adding aftermarket lighting even easier for installers.
“New Saddle Tramp Audio Upgrades for Harley-Davidson Motorcycles” on Saturday, June 11 at 4:15 PM
Metra makes it easy to upgrade the audio system in Harley-Davidson motorcycles with Saddle Tramp’s newest products. Learn more about the new DSP kits with a built-in interface that reflashes the OE radio and gives installers full tuning control from the palm of their hand. This session will also introduce the new motorcycle accessories from Metra that will upgrade the music experience and provide easy integration using Metra’s improved radio replacement kits and harnessing.
“New Vehicle Lighting Trends with Heise” on Saturday, June 11 at 5:30 PM
Lighting upgrades are in demand and Metra’s newest products from Heise deliver just what installers need to meet the latest trends in automotive lighting. Learn about the new and improved Heise lightbars and cube lights, projector series LED bulbs, new wheel lights, RGB and RGBW underglow kits, and the popular third brake light designed for the new 2021 Ford Bronco. This training session includes valuable tips for selling and installing these new LED lighting solutions from Heise.
“Advanced Integration Made Easy with Axxess and Metra” on Sunday, June 12 at 10:45 AM
Attendees will learn about the newest solutions from Axxess and Metra that make vehicle integration easy, even with some of the notoriously complex vehicle systems. This training session gives in-depth installation information for Metra’s new AXPIO integration kits for Pioneer receivers, Metra’s latest TurboTouch dash kits, and new Axxess interfaces hitting the market.
Metra’s customers can register for the KnowledgeFest event at no cost using Metra’s VIP code, available by request from their sales representative. Once registered for the event, attendees will also need to register online at KnowledgeFest.org for each training session they will attend. Metra will be at booth #1001 from June 10-12 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
See additional details about the show, produced by the Mobile Electronics Association (MEA), at KnowledgeFest.org.