Oxnard, Calif. –
Boss International Group (BIG) added a new head unit, two new amps and a new
coaxial speaker to its marine-audio lineup.
The company’s marine
selection consists of 18 head units, five amplifiers, three subwoofers and an
assortment of installed and mounted speaker systems, all targeted to
value-conscious boat owners who want quality sound, the company said. Boats can
be outfitted for as little as a suggested $500, the company noted.
The newest head unit is the IPX6-rated
MR2180UA 1.5-DIN AM/FM/CD receiver, which features illuminated no-slip buttons,
24 presets, RCA outputs for full-range and subwoofer amplifiers, a flip-down
face for CD access, rear USB and aux inputs, and 4×80 watts (max) internal
For the head unit, Boss offers the optional MRC21
remote control, which uses RF instead of IR to control the head unit without a
Two new bridgeable
small-footprint amps are MR404 and MR202. The four-channel MR404 is rated at
100 watts RMS and bridges to two-channel operation. The 100-watt RMS
two-channel MR202 can be bridged to mono. Both amplifiers feature line-level
and speaker-level inputs, variable gain control, and corrosion resistance via
treated circuit boards, a rubber control panel cover, weatherproof connectors
and sealing grommets.
The new MR65G3 coaxial speaker is available
with grilles in three colors: white, chrome or black. It features 1-inch Mylar
dome tweeters over polypropylene-carbon cones surrounding a 1-inch voice coil.
Each speaker handles 250 watts peak power at 4 ohms.