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New Viper DS4 for Newer Vehicles

Directed Releases Viper DS4 – Designed for Newer Vehicles

VISTA, Calif. (March 5, 2018) – Today, Directed has begun shipping the latest addition to its award-winning DS4™ product line. The new Viper DS4 features all the great benefits of the DS4+ platform, just without high-current relays. This version of DS4 is a perfect complement to newer vehicles, which tend to feature push-to-start or lower-current ignition systems. The DS4 allows a shop to save expense on those installations where extra relays just aren’t needed.

The new DS4 system, like the DS4+, features Bluetooth connectivity (which means smartphone control is included) as well as the ability to be configured as either a remote start system or remote start with security system.

Dealers will find the DS4 easy to integrate into their offerings. All of the data, input/output, auxiliary relay, and D2D connections have been designed to be exactly the same as the DS4+. This design serves to make the DS4 compatible with DS4+ accessories and most of Directed’s expanding T-Harness line-up.

"Installers now have a customized option for new vehicles which don’t require high-current relays," explained James Turner, SVP, Core Product Management at Directed. "Part of the beauty of the DS4 is that, just like its big-brother the DS4+, it features simplified install and free Driveway Range Bluetooth smartphone control. Directed is excited to provide dealers with this additional option of our Innovations Award Winning technology."

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About Directed

Directed is a world leader in automotive electronics, the largest North American designer and marketer of consumer-branded vehicle security and remote start systems, and a pioneer in the connected car space. Its products connect more consumers to their vehicles than anyone else on the planet. Directed markets its broad portfolio (sold under Viper®, Clifford®, Python®, Autostart®, AstroStart® and other brands) through leading national retailers and specialty chains. For more information contact Chris.Pearson@directed.com.

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