BOSS Audio Brings New Look and New Products to the 2019 SEMA Show

OXNARD, CA (10.07.2019) – BOSS Audio Systems will feature a host of new and recently launched car/truck, marine, powersports, and motorcycle products during the 2019 SEMA Show, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from Nov. 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth N11769.

“Boss Audio recently announced that we are taking the brand in new and exciting directions with a modern look while redefining great value, great performance, and what a great customer experience should be in today’s marketplace,” said Doug Kern, BOSS Audio Systems VP of Sales. “For more than 30 years, we have been a leader in the car and truck audio market category. And now with the immense popularity of the marine and powersports categories now represented at the annual SEMA SHOW and with their significant short and long term potential, we are designing even more quality market-specific products that more people can enjoy at great price points alongside our increased options for the car and truck categories. SEMA 2019 is the ideal venue to present the new BOSS Audio for all of these categories.”

Sam Rabbani, CEO and founder of BOSS Audio Systems, explained, “We’ve taken the initiative to modernize our branding and product offerings across multiple markets while at the same time strengthening our already market-leading approach to customer service. We are focusing on ‘Plug and Play’ and easier DIY installable products with added features, all at usually half the price points of our competitors that offer products with the same feature sets.”

From amplifiers, speakers, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto head units, to marine head units, subs, and speakers, to powersports and motorcycle speakers and accessories, BOSS Audio will be showing its most recent and acclaimed lines in Las Vegas. “During the past few months we have launched new and exciting products that have already garnered great reviews and been part of featured nationally-featured installations, and we can’t wait to present them at SEMA 2019,” added Kern.

Visit www.bossaudio.com for more.

Rockford Fosgate Announces New M0 Line of Marine Speakers

TEMPE, AZ (10.07.2019) – Rockford Fosgate has announced the debut of the M0 Element Ready full range 6.5-inch speakers built to withstand water, salt, dust, and UV. The M0-65 (white) and M0-65B (black) speakers will begin shipping later this year at an MSRP of $119.99. Click to view marine speakers.

The newly designed M0 speakers feature weatherproofing technology specific for use in marine watercraft and off-road vehicle audio systems. The 100% UV stable frame combined with an encapsulated motor assembly, and marine grade connectors yield a driver that will not discolor or corrode in the harsh marine environment.

Purpose built to play high quality sound in the outdoors, the M0 speakers deliver superb low end and mid-range frequency reproduction via an injection molded mineral filled polypropylene cone body, santoprene surround, and Rockford’s patented VAST (vertical attach surround technique) Technology to increase the effective radiating cone area. By pairing this with an efficient, grill integrated, tweeter the speakers’ sonic signature is rounded out by smooth crystal-clear high frequencies.

Additional specifications include:

  • 50W RMS
  • 4-ohm Voice coil
  • 0.5inch (13mm) LCP Balanced Dome Tweeter
  • Frequency Response 53Hz – 20KHz
  • Klippel Verified, ASTM B117, ASTM G154, IPX6, ISO60068-2-64, and CE Certified
  • 2 Year Warranty

Visit rockfordfosgate.com for more.

CTA Announces 2019 MECP Technician of the Year Award

ARLINGTON, VA (10.04.2019) – The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced Adam Devine, owner of Devine Concepts in Naples, FL, as the recipient of the Mobile Electronics Certified Professional (MECP) Technician of the Year.

A Master Installation Technician for four years, Devine has been certified for almost 18 years. He was selected by the Vehicle Technology Division of CTA and MECP-certified experts in the aftermarket industry for his dedication to excellence and customer satisfaction; his role as a mentor to many in the industry; and constantly striving to further his knowledge on complex elements.

Adam Devine, owner of Devine Concepts in Naples, FL

“We’re excited to announce Adam Devine as the MECP Technician of the Year,” said Jeff Cantrell, MECP Committee Chairman. “The MECP program recognizes professionals who maintain industry best practices and seek continuing education in order to provide clients with outstanding service and installations. Adam has gone to great lengths to maintain and grow his own certification over many years, market the program to his clients, and maintain the highest standards in every installation.”

MECP, owned by CTA, is a certification program for installation technicians and salespeople of mobile electronics and aftermarket automotive equipment. It is the only nationally recognized program that certifies technicians on the installation techniques and capabilities of automobile information technology, entertainment, navigation and safety/security systems.

Devine will receive an expenses-paid trip to CESd 2020 and accept the award on the CTA Stage in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. CES 2020 will take place Jan. 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.

Be at the center of vehicle technology at CES 2020 and see the latest and greatest in self-driving vehicles, concept cars and connected vehicles.

Visit cta.tech, mecp.com, and devine-concepts.com for more.

MB Quart Intros New Formula 6.5″ Component Speakers

LIBERTYVILLE, IL (10.04.2019) – The FSB216 Formula 6.5 inch component speakers feature an aluminum dome Widesphere tweeter for crystal clear highs with a light weight thermal formed poly cone.

FEATURES & BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • TWEETER DOME MATERIAL – Aluminum dome tweeters deliver great sound with increased reliability.
  • SPEAKER SURROUND – Butyl rubber surrounds provide durability and deeper mid-bass impact.
  • COOLING SYSTEM – Over coil cooling system allows air exchange over the voice coil through the spider
  • SPIDER – Natural fiber allows flexibility while the infused epoxy gives strength during the manufacturing process
  • TINSEL LEADS – Highly conductive while remaining flexible during high-power applications

Rediscover all of your audio through the FSB216 component speakers and embrace F1 levels for perfect mix of tone, deep bass, and rich highs.

Click here to visit the FSB216 product page.

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JVC Ships “Alexa Built-In” Single Din Audio Receivers

(10.03.2019) – JVC has just released 9 new single din audio receivers, packed with today’s most asked for features. Most notably is the “Alexa Built-In” feature available on 8 of the 9 receivers. With Alexa, you can ask to play music, hear the news, check the weather, control smart home devices, and more. Simply download the Amazon Alexa companion app from the Apple App Storeor Google Play Store to set up Alexa on your JVC Receiver.

Single Din Audio Receivers:
KD-X270BT Digital Media Receiver- Bluetooth, USB, AUX, Red Key Illumination, 1Pre-out @ 2.5V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, & K2 Technology. SRP $89.95

KD-X370BTS Digital Media Receiver- Alexa Built-In, Bluetooth, USB (w/iPod Support), AUX, SiriusXM Radio, 2-Zone Variable Color Illumination, 3Pre-outs @ 4.0V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, & K2 Technology. SRP $109.95

KD-T710BT (Channel Managed) CD Receiver- Alexa Built-In, Bluetooth, USB (w/iPod Support), AUX, Blue Key Illumination, 1Pre-out @ 2.5V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, & K2 Technology. SRP $109.95

KD-TD71BT CD Receiver- Alexa Built-In, Bluetooth, USB (w/iPod Support), AUX, Blue Key Illumination, 1Pre-out @ 2.5V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, & K2 Technology. SRP $109.95

KD-T910BTS (Channel Managed) CD Receiver- Alexa Built-In, Bluetooth, USB (w/iPod Support), AUX, SiriusXM Radio, 2-Zone Variable Color Illumination, 2 Pre-outs @ 2.5V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, & K2 Technology. SRP $119.95

KD-TD91BTS CD Receiver- Alexa Built-In, Bluetooth, USB (w/iPod Support), AUX, SiriusXM Radio, 2-Zone Variable Color Illumination, 2 Pre-outs @ 2.5V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, & K2 Technology. SRP $119.95

KD-T915BTS (Channel Managed) CD Receiver- Alexa Built-In, Bluetooth, Front & Rear USB (w/iPod Support), AUX, SiriusXM Radio, 2-Zone Variable Color Illumination, 3 Pre-outs @ 5V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, & K2 Technology. SRP $149.95

Single Din Marine/MotorSports Audio Receivers:
KD-X37BTS (Channel Managed) Marine/MotorSports Digital Media Receiver- Alexa Built-In, Conformal Coated Circuit Board, Bluetooth, USB (w/iPod Support), AUX, SiriusXM Radio, 2-Zone Variable Color Illumination, 3Pre-outs @ 4.0V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, Marine Remote RM-RK62M Optional Marine Remote Ready, & K2 Technology. SRP $129.95

KD-T91MBS (Channel Managed) Marine/MotorSports CD Receiver- Alexa Built-In, Conformal Coated Circuit Board, Bluetooth, USB (w/iPod Support), AUX, SiriusXM Radio, 2-Zone Variable Color Illumination, 3Pre-outs @ 4.0V, 1.5A USB Charging, 96kHz/24Bit FLAC Support, 13 Band EQ w/Digital Time Alignment, Multi-Language, Marine Remote RM-RK62M Optional Marine Remote Ready, & K2 Technology. SRP $149.95

Visit us.jvc.com/car for more.

Tint World Receives Seventh Franchise Times Top 200+ Ranking

BOCA RATON, FL (10.03.2019) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers has been named to the Franchise Times Top 200+ list for 2019. This marks the seventh year the company has been named as a top performing U.S.-based franchise brand.

“To receive this type of recognition again is gratifying, but honors like this wouldn’t be possible without the dedication and determination of every member of the Tint World organization,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World. “Our franchise owners and corporate staff are passionate and driven. They truly live the Tint World culture.”

The Franchise Times Top 200+ list is an annual ranking of the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States by global system-wide sales, based on the previous year’s performance. The project is the result of a five-month research and reporting effort each year that results in the most credible and objective franchise ranking available.

“We’ve had significant growth in the last year, and we’re poised to continue that upward climb,” Bonfiglio said. “We currently have 75 different locations in four different countries, with more stores set to open in late 2019. The business model we utilize is proven to be successful, and the same can be said for the support systems we have in place. There couldn’t be a better time to join the Tint World family,” said Bonfiglio.

Visit tintworld.com for more.

Rockford Fosgate Expands Line of Digital Media Receivers

TEMPE, AZ (10.02.2019) – The new PMX-1 Digital Media Receiver is fully equipped for easy Bluetooth streaming from Android or Apple Mobile Devices and add-on control either via Rockford’s steering wheel control (PMX-BTUR) or through the RF Connect mobile App coming soon to Apple and Android App stores. 

PMX-BTUR

Rockford Fosgate has announced the addition of the PMX-1 digital media receiver to their highly successful line of Element Ready source units. The PMX-1 is now available to ship at an MSRP of only $219.99.

Whether you want to stream from you smartphone, plug in an AUX or USB device, listen to AM/FM radio, or check the weather, the PMX-1 gives you complete access to various audio playback formats and charges your mobile devices when using the USB input option. Use the built-in 2-ohm stable amplifier to power up to eight 4-ohm speakers or add external amplifiers using the 4 channel pre-amp outputs. Then tune the system by adjusting the selectable crossovers and 7-band graphic equalizer on the PMX-1. You can even fine tune the level for each source input using the variable source gain adjustment feature.

PMX-1

Rockford built the PMX-1 display to be both scratch resistant and optimized for viewing under all lighting conditions. By optically bonding the 9H tempered glass screen to the display and giving the ability to adjust the display brightness and contrast, Rockford ensured that the 2.3-inch Full Dot Matrix LCD display would be highly durable and easy to read even in harsh sunlight.

Additional specifications include:

  • Global AM/FM/WB Tuner
  • HP/LP/AP Crossovers 12/24 dB/Oct slope
  • Rotary Volume and Sub Level Control Buttons
  • 2V 4-channel Pre-amp Outputs
  • 25W x 4 (4 ohms), 50W x 4 (2 ohms)
  • Voltage gauge with Low Voltage Indicator
  • FCC, CE, IPX6, ASTM D4329, ASTM B117, and EN60945 Certified
  • 2-Year Warranty

Visit rockfordfosgate.com for more.