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Boss 752UAB

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Boss packs some pretty cool features into their 752UAB CD receiver. Not everyone gets their music from CDs, so they've included a front-panel auxiliary input and a USB port. You can plug your favorite device into the aux in, or plug a thumb drive loaded with music into the USB port. You can even play music from select Android™ phones through the USB input (USB port not compatible with iPod® or iPhone®).

Fold down the front face and you can slide in your favorite CDs, even discs burned with MP3 files. And you'll also find an SD™ card slot behind the face too, so you can slip in a card loaded with MP3 files and enjoy the music whenever you want. Finding songs on your media is easy, thanks to an alphabetic directory search feature. 

And Bluetooth® too

Boss sweetens the deal with built-in Bluetooth. You can answer a phone call with the push of a button, and talk as if your caller is sitting next to you, freeing up your hands and letting you concentrate on the drive. And the 752UAB supports Bluetooth audio streaming, so you can stream music wirelessly from compatible devices to the receiver, with basic control functions like "play" or "pause."

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in amplifier (20 watts RMS/60 peak x 4 channels)
    • Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs, including discs loaded with MP3 files
    • detachable face
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • 4 preset EQ curves with bass and treble controls
    • loudness
    Expandability:
    • inputs: front panel auxiliary, SD card slot, and USB inputs (no iPod/iPhone controls)
    • outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear)
    Other info:

    Why replace your factory radio?

    Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

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    What's in the box?

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    • CD receiver (10A fuse)
    • Faceplate (attached)
    • Trim-ring (installed)
    • Sleeve (installed)
    • Power/ground harness
    • Speaker harness
    • Remote control (CR2025 3V battery installed)
    • 2 Removal tools
    • Backstrap
    • 4 ISO-mount screws
    • Self-tapping screw
    • 2 Flat washers
    • Lock washer
    • Nut
    • User's Manual
    • Warranty/Registration Card

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    Built-in Bluetooth
    CD/USB/SD/Aux Playback
    Audio & Tuner Section
    Display & Remote Features

    Built-in Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Technology: The Boss 752UAB CD receiver is equipped with built-in Bluetooth, providing hands-free communication and audio streaming for added convenience and safety in the vehicle.

    Pairing: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you must pair your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the 752UAB. Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some mobile devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Boss 752UAB.

    Hands-Free Communication (w/ Integrated Mic): The Boss 752UAB allows for wireless communication between the head unit and your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone. The head unit will display the caller's information and an audible ring tone will be heard through your vehicle's speaker during an incoming call. You can manually answer or end a call through the head unit's front-panel controls. The 752UAB allows you to carry on the phone conversation using the head unit's integrated microphone and your car audio speakers. Your music will mute automatically during a call. You will still need to use the mobile phone to dial a number (there is no phonebook transfer).

    Wireless Audio Streaming: The Boss 752UAB also allows you to play back stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth enabled phone, PDA, or personal music player using a Bluetooth connection. You can control basic music playback functions (Play/Pause) of from the 752UAB. Advance music navigation and song/artist information will still need to be handled through the Bluetooth mobile device. This unit does not display song/artist information from Bluetooth audio devices.

    CD/USB/SD/Aux Playback

    Disc Compatibility: The Boss 752UAB features a single disc player that will playback CD-Audio and finalized CD-R/RW audio discs. The unit supports playback of MP3 music files recorded onto CD-R/RW discs.

    SD-Card Slot: The Boss CD receiver features a hidden SD-card slot located behind the unit's fold-down faceplate. The 752UAB supports playback of MP3 music files loaded onto a SD/SDHC memory card.

    USB Port: The 752UAB is equipped with a front-panel USB (type-A) port for connection of a USB mass storage class device; such as your Android smartphone (Froyo/Gingerbread OS only), digital audio player, or thumbdrive. The unit supports playback of MP3 music files loaded onto a compatible USB msc device. USB portable devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB port (0.5A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.

    Note: The unit's USB port is not compatible with Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad.

    Aux Input: The CD receiver is fitted with a front-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for connection of any portable audio player with a 3.5mm headphone output.

    Directory Search: You can search for music files on a CD, USB device, or SD card by track number or alphabetically. You can enter the track number or the first 3 letters of a music file to begin song playback.

    Intro Scan: During music playback, you can play the first 10 seconds of each track or file.

    Repeat/Random: The 752UAB offers Repeat Track and Random All modes.

    On/Off Eject: A CD, USB device, or SD-card can be inserted or ejected with the power off. When a CD, USB device, or SD-card is inserted with the power off, the unit will automatically power up and begin playback.

    Auto Reload: If an ejected disc is not removed within 10 seconds, the disc is automatically inserted again into the loading slot to protect it from dust.

    Audio & Tuner Section

    60W (Peak) x 4Ch Amp: The Boss 752UAB CD receiver employs a 60W (peak) x 4ch amplifier.

    2V/4Ch RCA Outputs: The Boss 752UAB is fitted with front & rear 2-volt RCA outputs to connect an external amplifier.

    EQ Presets: You can choose between 4 preset modes - Pop, Rock, Classic, Flat, or Off.

    Bass & Treble: In addition to the EQ Presets, the 752UAB offers independent Bass & Treble control.

    Loudness: This function enhances low and high frequencies to make the sound clearer at lower volumes.

    Programmable Turn-On Volume: You can set the head unit to turn-on to a pre-defined volume level (0-45) every time you power up the radio.

    Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.

    RDS AM/FM Tuner: The Boss 752UAB features a built-in RDS AM/FM tuner. The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist & track information when listening to compatible AM/FM stations. The 752UAB features 3 FM banks and 2 AM bank for storing presets (automatically or manually). You can store 6 presets for each AM/FM bank giving you a total of 18 FM presets and 12 AM presets (total of 30). The Scan function will play the first five seconds of each station, until you find a station you like. Local seek tuning lets you tune in only those radio stations with sufficiently strong signals for good reception. You can also switch between Stereo/Mono modes for better reception.

    Note: You can set the built-in AM/FM tuner between US standard and European tuning spacing.

    Display & Remote Features

    Detachable Fold-Down Faceplate: The Boss 752UAB features a manual fold-down faceplate with a single-line alphanumeric-text display. The 752UAB's's face-plate is detachable to deter theft. A zippered, padded soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can be purchased to protect the face when removed.

    Note: The fold-down faceplate needs approximately 1.625" of clearance to open.

    IR Remote: The Boss 752UAB includes a 30-button IR remote control for wireless operation of the CD receiver. The remote does not allow you to answer/end Bluetooth phone calls.

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    boss stereo

    Written By Anonymous, Watonga OK on Sunday, December 14, 2014

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    It works just like it was designed. Overall, can't complain for the price.

    Pros: All the different functions

    Cons: Would be nice if you had the option to leave the clock displayed as a default function.

    it works!

    Written By jc, Texas on Monday, December 08, 2014

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    bluetooth pairing works great, audio quality also good. menus and manual slightly confusing, no display options.

    Pros: easy install, good audio quality, easy bluetooth pairing

    Cons: buttons feel cheap, display very bright and does not dim

    As advertised.

    Written By Jonn, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, December 02, 2014

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    I bought this for the bluetooth and it works perfectly. Exactly what I wanted and at a fair price.

    Pros: Easy to install, decent audio quality, good bluetooth/aux/usb options.

    Cons: Sound is good but not great, but look at the price.

    Completely satisfied

    Written By DennisM, Glenburn, ND on Monday, November 17, 2014

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    More than I was expecting for the price. Beautiful display and easy to use most features. It arrived exactly when Crutchfield said it would and in perfect condition.

    Pros: Installation and wiring instructions were perfectly written, it couldn't have been easier. Looks great when installed in the vehicle.

    Cons: The only con that I can think of is the owners/users manual. Very poorly written and/or translated. It leaves you guessing about how to use a lot of the functions. The manual should be re-written or proof-read by someone whose first language is English

    Great set of features for the price

    Written By Anonymous, Seattle, WA on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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    Got this for the Bluetooth and the price. Love that it has CD, aux, Bluetooth, and SD card inputs, detachable faceplate, and a remote control. Couldn't believe the price for all the features! Sound quality is great, Bluetooth connectivity is super reliable and easy to set up. Solid but

    Pros: Lots of features!

    Love it

    Written By ShelC, Minneapolis, MN on Saturday, October 25, 2014

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    I absolutely love my new radio. The sound is great. It looks good.

    Pros: Fits like a glove.

    Cons: none

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Clarence, Natchitoches la on Sunday, October 19, 2014

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    Loved the new radio

    Pros: Loved it

    Cons: None

    Boss install 09/25/2014

    Written By Al, Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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    The Boss works great, has more functions than I can use, got it for Bluetooth, sound is good (not Great but Good) put it in my work van, so sound is good for that. I would buy again.

    Pros: Installed with no problems (kudos to Crutchfield) supplied all information to do install right. working fine.

    Cons: no cons

    good for the money

    Written By kevin, smithtown ny on Monday, September 29, 2014

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    I bought this and got exactly what I expected. A very decent radio for an extremely good price. I have it hooked up to 4 brand new speakers as well as a sound ordinance subwoofer. The bluetooth works nicely as well as the auxiliary input. I havent used the USB or memory nor do I plan to.

    Pros: extremely well priced. Everything works as expected.

    Cons: there's not really any cons. As long as you are expecting inexpensive radio. Not that it is of poor quality at all. It's just not a blaupunkt

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By rhett, Shelton, WA on Saturday, September 27, 2014

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    The stereo looks and sounds great! This is my first stereo that I have put in my truck and I LOVE it!

    Pros: Sounds great! Excellent value! The Bluetooth works awesome! The stereo looks very nice! It is probably one of the best mods I could have put in my vehicle!

    Cons: I have no complaints

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By scott_s53@yahoo.com, cody wy on Sunday, September 14, 2014

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    Nice radio for the price

    easy install

    Written By JayG, Hartford,CT on Tuesday, September 09, 2014

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    great sound and features. easy install, good directions. love the bluetooth.

    Pros: ease of install

    Great for the price

    Written By dpierce, katy tx on Monday, September 08, 2014

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    This is a great stereo for the price. Unfortunately it is all that I can afford. But it was really easy to install. Well, as it is the only car stereo I have installed I can only really say that it was easier to install than I expected! The sound quality is not as great as I expected, although that may be due to the speakers I was able to afford. Also, it took me forever to figure out how to change the start-up volume. Press the biggest button for at least 2 seconds and the first menu setting is the start-up volume. This will change the default volume that it always goes to when you turn on the car.

    Pros: Easy to install Great with Bluetooth! It has a remote! Not sure what it's for, but it has one.

    Cons: Not the best sound quality Weird to put the CD in behind a face plate Really cryptic and short owner's manual which doesn't even include all of the instructions

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Ty, Ft Polk, LA on Thursday, September 04, 2014

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    The Bluetooth and the price was enough for me to buy the product.

    Pros: The Bluetooth works great with my iPhone.

    Cons: I should have bought this unit sooner.

    Love it!!!!

    Written By Rob, Wethersfield, CT on Saturday, July 26, 2014

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    Awesome unit!!! Works just like the super expensive one built into my newer vehicle. Bluetooth is great and clear! Great unit and great price

    Pros: Simple install Easy to use Good looking unit Displays radio info

    Cons: Wish it had a little more power

    OK for the price

    Written By Stacey, Santa Ana, CA on Sunday, July 20, 2014

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    Unit has great features. Just a few downfalls.

    Pros: USB port, SD card slot, Bluetooth.

    Cons: The Bluetooth phone feature is very poor quality in the microphone side. People say they can't hear me really well. CD player skips at high volume. Poor radio reception. Stations that I had no issues with on my stock unit will barely come in now.

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Anonymous, Fairfax, VA on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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    Confusing info regarding bluetooth antenna

    Freaking awesome stereo for the price!

    Written By Anonymous, Rock Springs, Wyoming on Friday, May 30, 2014

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    When I was first looking into getting a stereo, I was little conflicted with what I should get. A lot of people said go with Kenwood. To be quite honest, I wasn't really convinced with Kenwood. You're paying for the brand and cool flashing colors than the actual quality of the stereo. Bosh surprised me with the quality of sound and accessibility of options. This bosch stereo didn't just amplify my sound, it kicked my old stereo's ass. Definitely recommend buying it.

    Pros: The installation kit it comes with was super nice! The installation process was easy. Super easy. The wiring diagram shows you what goes to what and the wiring harness the kit comes with is super nice! It connects to the old wiring harness in your vehicle.

    Cons: The settings for the volume when you turn your car on are nonexistent as far as I'm concerned. Your volume is set at a certain volume and you can't change or adjust the settings. Other than that, it's tight!

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Anonymous, Greenfield,Tn on Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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    It sounds good but I dont like the volume reset every time its turned on and off. And it does not have good reception on local or distance stations.

    Poor features and support

    Written By Fred, Richmond, VA on Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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    The radio performs its functions competently, but is not designed well in several areas. When I installed it, I noticed that when the radio was not on, the clock did not display. My wife does not use it constantly, but would like to see the clock, as she did on the factory radio. You can actually see the figures if there is enough light, but they are not lit as they would be in the factory radio, or on my aftermarket unit. I called support about this, and the tech said this was a software issue that was being addressed, and to call back in a couple months at which time he would e-mail me a software update to load. After several months I sent them an e-mail, but never got a response. I called and waited forever, but was given the option of leaving my number for a call-back. They never called. Finally I sent another e-mail, and was told that if there were a software update the unit would need to be returned, but that they did not plan to update anything. So she is stuck with no clock. Other features are poor; for example, to put a CD in the unit, you need to drop the front down. Once you put a CD in the unit, you cannot use the radio without removing it; there is no mode or function switch. I like to leave a disk in mine so I can go back and forth when I don't want to listen to the radio, I am between stations, or whatever. I do not want to have to have a CD holder and fumble around with dropping the front and loading it every time. Price is good but features are not.

    Pros: Performs basic functions well

    Cons: No clock unless the radio is on, and even then you need to toggle the display. Drop-down door for loading CD's. Will not play the radio if CD is in the unit. Terrible customer support.

    Great Value

    Written By Wired, Gary, IN on Tuesday, May 13, 2014

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    Bought this unit because of the Bluetooth connectivity. BT works awesome. I like the fact that I can get sufficient volume when listening to BT Media unlike other receivers.

    Pros: Good value for the price. Displays traffic info. Built-in microphone for phone conversations.

    Cons: Display is very dim. Hard to see in sunlight.

    Good Bluetooth Hands-Free Calling system

    Written By SW, Carmichael.CA on Wednesday, May 07, 2014

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    Everything works as expected. Bluetooth with hands free calling is the reason I bought this and it works great.

    Stereo

    Written By Anonymous, Shelby, MT on Thursday, May 01, 2014

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    Nice Bluetooth stereo for the $. Easy to install and the Bluetooth was even easier to set up. The display is a little funky to figure out, but it's a nice product without braking the bank.

    Feels "cheap" and mediocre sound

    Written By Leo, Hampton Roads, VA on Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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    The unit looks nice. But it just about ends there for me. The button presses have a cheap sound and feel. There is no treble so the sound is muffled. The bass is hurting too. Worst thing is that during the installation I had trouble receiving radio stations. I had to jiggle the antenna jack to get it to receive. After about 1 day in the car, the signal was lost again. I'm going to consider this a defect and will be returning the unit and buying something better for a bit more money.

    Pros: Features like Bluetooth, SD card slot, USB, auxiliary input, remote control, and anti-theft removable face.

    Cons: Very cheap feel, poor sound, defective antenna jack.

    Nice

    Written By Larry J., Parsons, KS on Monday, April 14, 2014

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    Nice unit.

    Pros: As advertised. Good value for the cost.

    Cons: Remote a little confusing.

    Boss Not

    Written By Anonymous, Georgia on Thursday, March 13, 2014

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    Lousy tuner. Had it a week and turned it back in

    Cons: Lousy tuner.

    Loved it!!

    Written By Steve, Denver CO on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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    Definitely the biggest bang for your buck, not a complaint with the product nor assistance when I called looking for guidance. Doesn't have the "made in China" feel I expected. Built sturdy. Once again a great buy through crutchfield.

    Pros: Bluetooth, looks great

    Cons: None

    Great Product, Great Company

    Written By cdeffenb, La Grande, OR on Sunday, March 02, 2014

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    I don't every write reviews, but I needed to in this case. I bought the deck for the Bluetooth media streaming functions and they work flawlessly. I've never had an easier time installing a stereo, Crutchfield knows exactly what is needed in order to install the stereo, and they provide you with everything you need to know to install it. Good work Crutchfield, I will recommend your company.

    Pros: Ease to install Functions perfectly Great product for the price

    Cons: Somewhat bland design

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Anonymous, Moscow, Oh. on Saturday, March 01, 2014

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    Dissatisfied with the unit and am returning. Poor reception and the clock will not keep time. Also doesn't appear to be a way to toggle the clock on, even if it did work. The display isn't the easiest to see either.

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Ron H, 23323 on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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    Absolutely poor display.. Cannot be seen in daylight!! Looks great at night in the dark

    Review

    Written By TS, Durham, NC on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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    The fm transmitter quality was horrible. Otherwise, the bluetooth and digital media portion of the radio work well.

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Anonymous, howell, michigan, 48855 on Monday, January 27, 2014

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    So far its a great product. Love the fact that tech support is available anytime and that the directions sent were perfect

    awsome radio

    Written By littleman717, Philadelphia on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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    It was so easy to install and the sounds tremendous

    Pros: Looks good, sound awesome

    Cons: The remote looks like my cell phone

    Get what you pay 4!

    Written By Hypeman, Atlanta GA on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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    The unit was trouble from the jump! You truly get what you pay for! Price was good but this units clock doesn't keep the correct time! Radio is ok unit recognizes the USB & SD card but plays them sometimes & the other times it displays error 2 I have no idea what that means and the manual is not very detailed and doesn't have troubleshooting! The CD skips at the end of most songs! The USB /SD card & CD all were new and plays just find in my other cars! This unit is a nightmare I'm going to buy a new unit like I should have done from the start!

    UPDATED 1/21/14: I want to thank you for your help I formatted the USB drive and it now works just fine. I noticed you mentioned not to use an SD or USB drive over 16GB well funny thing is that the 16GB USB drive was the only USB drive that would work till you told me about formatting them because I was trying to use the 8GB USB drives at first & would always get that error 2 message when I didn't get it on the 16GB drive. I feel a lot better now about buying the Boss now. I figured out how to set the time you have to hit clk on the remote & use the - or the + to set the time. I don't know why this isn't mentioned in the owners manual but I'm glad that the Crutchfield Tech team was there to explain & help me out.

    Pros: Good price and sales pitch works well on paper!

    Cons: Clock doesn't keep the right time and had to get too. Manual is not very detailed for this unit! USB/SD Cards plays sometimes other times it displays error 2 I don't know what that means and there isn't a troubleshooting page in the manual! Can't find songs CD skips threw songs put it in my other cars the CD USB & SD card all works fine!

    It does what it says it will do.

    Written By Crutchfield Customer, Florida on Monday, January 20, 2014

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    It's ok. It does what it says it will do. The Bluetooth was what I was looking for, and that works. Good price for the component with a bluetooth option. However... moving through music files on the SD card is nearly impossible. It's a linear progression, period, you can't skip through folders. So plan on pressing the forward button a lot to advance through your collection. The display is always blue and is always at a predetermined brightness. I see no way to change either. Also, I had inquired if this console would work with the steering wheel controls, and I was told it would... it doesn't. So, bottom line, if you're deadset on having bluetooth, like I was, then the trade off for losing the DVD player, steering wheel controls, and XM radio is worth it in my '06 Honda Pilot. The price is good for what it does, just don't expect anything fancy.

    Pros: Works as described

    Cons: Not as intuitive as I would have hoped.

    Awesome Car Stereo for the Price

    Written By Anonymous, Carlsbad, CA on Thursday, January 16, 2014

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    Considering the low price on this car stereo this is a great buy. It does everything it is supposed to do, it was easy to install with Crutchfield's excellent customer support and produces great sound. Plus, the Bluetooth capability rocks... The look of the unit is very sleek. I don't see why you would have spent twice the money for the same features in a product of a more well-known brand. I would recommend this product to anyone.

    Sweet Boss 752UAB

    Written By Dave J., Butte, MT on Thursday, January 16, 2014

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    This is a great in-dash receiver. Installation was a breeze with the custom kit. Sounds great, all features work fine and it dresses up the dash on my van. I highly recommend for a good bargain that works fine.

    Pros: Sensitive receiver. Works well in the mountains.

    Cons: Why do I need a remote?

    nice reciever

    Written By dom, kingston ny on Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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    Nice cd reciever overall, love the aux input and the fact it has a detachable face. Sd card slot and bluetooth mic built in. Great sound... not just for the price, good sound period. Got it from Crutchfield at a great price with discounted install gear. Saving up for speakers to go with it. Cust svc answered all my questions thoroughly. With the price and value I got from Crutchfield, why would I buy one anywhere else?

    Pros: nice sound, detachable face, bluetooth mic, sturdy unit

    Cons: cant think of any right now

    Doesn't fit to my car

    Written By Fastiger, Plano, TX on Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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    Crutchfield said it would fit. It actually doesn't fit. It doesn't fit in the mount kit that Crutchfield sent. Technical support said they didn't know it until I found out. Crutchfield didn't even check if the stereo fits in the kit and car properly and just keep selling the same product with wrong information. If you don't want to waste your time to figure out how it fits in your car, don't buy from Crutchfield. They just don't know if the stereo fits in your car.

    Pros: Nothing

    Cons: Doesn't fit in my car

    worse radio I've ever had!

    Written By Scott, CH UT. on Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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    This is the 2nd Boss radio Crutchfield has sent me and its just like the first. FM radio reception is horrible. It barely pulls in any FM channels. (no there is not a problem with my antenna or reception in my area) The sound quality is tinny at best with no individual treble or bass adjustments. The clock doesn't keep accurate time. (have to keep adjusting it) This is my fault for trying to cheap out and by a budget radio. Never again!

    Pros: It does have usb and SD card readers as well as Bluetooth for phone and cd player. For the price, cant beat that

    Cons: Good luck trying to find just that one single song you want to hear on your usb or SD card which you will be listening to frequently because your fm radio doesn't work haha. With out the remote just to see what time it is you have to go into the menu and push buttons several times. Not a driving friendly kind of radio.

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By KabarCowboy, Elkins WV on Monday, January 06, 2014

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    Great sound and value price! Installation would have been a breeze with better directions with mounting kit...tech support was outstanding...one of the best sites I have shopped on...

    Pros: Good unit...easy wiring

    Cons: Directions on install kit were sketchy...there was a point where directions should have said, "'now use skill saw and file until pieces fit together...I got 6 sheet metal cuts trying to fit the metal sleeve into the hole on the plastic mount which was too small

    Nice features and value for the $

    Written By Greg, Warwick, RI on Monday, January 06, 2014

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    Decent unit for the money. Was disappointed the USB is not compatible with ipod, iphone, but that was my own mistake for not reading up on it first. Apple products still work fine with Aux. jack.

    Pros: affordable, easy installation, great replacement for stock radio. Installation kit from Crutchfield was flawless and a piece of cake, much easier than I imagined.

    Cons: doesn't support ipod, itouch, iphone, etc.

    Good but not great

    Written By Rene, EASTVALE,CA,92880 on Monday, January 06, 2014

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    This is a good value if you listen to CDs, iPod, or want to use your phone through the unit. If you listen to the radio a lot as I do, forget it. You will be disappointed! Buy one that has a HD tuner. The HD tuner on the JVC I bought here is fantastic with my cheap window antenna on my 2004 Honda Civic. That leads me to Chrutchfields fantastic return policy! I called & wanted a JVC unit sent to me before I sent the Boss unit back & they did it! No hansel, no problem, postage paid, done!. Chrutchfield has me as a customer forever as long as they continue with the policy's they have now! I'm very satisfied with my new JVC unit, that has a two year warrant, & Chrutchfield.

    Pros: The price us good for a unit with this many features.

    Cons: The reception is awful with my cars window antenna. But then again my stock car radio got better reception than thus unit. Don't buy it for the turner.

    Boss 752

    Written By Joegxx, Austin, Tx on Friday, January 03, 2014

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    Great deal on a quality product at a good dollar value.

    Pros: Looks great, easy to install and use! Bluetooth easy to set up and use, very clear!

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Pat, Illiinois on Thursday, January 02, 2014

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    I bought this unit primarilly for the bluetooth capability, whcih works perfectly, in fact the best attribute of the stereo. Easy installation with the installations kit provided by Crutchfield. Stereo does not get the best reception, but is OK. Visually it looks nice and has some nice programming features.

    Pros: bluetooth hands free phone feature

    Cons: poor reception, small buttons on face

    Nice features for a Great Price!

    Written By Derrick, Haltom City, TX on Saturday, December 28, 2013

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    I bought this stereo to replace the factory receiver in my wife's 2005 Ford Explorer. It was very easy to install, and I really like the set of features that it offers.

    Pros: Great price and a good set of features

    Cons: Sometimes, it is not intuitive to figure out how to use certain features

    Boss 752UAB - wickedly awesome

    Written By DRH, Johnstown, OH on Thursday, December 26, 2013

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    Was fairly easy to install. The radio looks awesome and my friends think it sounds great. I put it in a Ford Focus and the sound just reverberates throughout the entire car. The Bluetooth makes it easy to connect my phone and listen to my downloaded music.

    Pros: Bluetooth, great sound, looks great.

    Cons: None so far

    Boss Audio

    Written By Shane J., Chesapeake on Friday, December 20, 2013

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    Pretty easy to install yourself. Everything is easy to use. Bluetooth is very simple and works great.

    Pros: Bluetooth, sound, easy to use.

    Cons: Changing the stations on fm or am are a little slow and will get annoying when trying to get to the station that you want.

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Anonymous, Tampa, FL on Friday, December 20, 2013

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    A great value and a quality receiver!

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By Anonymous, Cidra, Puerto Rico on Friday, December 20, 2013

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    The face when you open to put a cd then when you close it you can't se anything in the screen. You have to openit and closeit several times so it can work again.

    Pros: Blutooh option easy to setup.

    Crutchfield response on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

    Big bang for the buck!

    Written By Golf4EV1, Murfreesboro, TN on Friday, November 29, 2013

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    For the price, this is a great system. I was most interested in the Bluetooth capabilities to use with my iphone and it has not disappointed. Sound quality is clear and crisp and beats other systems in price with the functionality hands down.

    Pros: Great price, Bluetooth, usb port

    Cons: Phone call quality is not great but does not differ from my other car that has factory installed Bluetooth with hands free at all.

    Easy

    Written By Tom L, Newton NC on Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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    Happy with radio

    Pros: This Radio easy to install. I install radio in a 2002 Ford 150 Plays very good. I am happy with it.

    Cons: No Cons

    great buy for the price

    Written By jovon d, trotwood,ohio on Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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    Love every thing about it

    Pros: Great sound quality

    Cons: None

    Great stereo

    Written By Anonymous, Baltimore, Maryland on Monday, November 18, 2013

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    Great overall stereo. Looks good, sounds good, and is easy to operate.

    Pros: Sound quality Cool display Included CD player Aux and USB port

    Cons: USB function does not work with iPhone 5 lightning connector

    Boss stereo

    Written By Jo, California on Sunday, November 10, 2013

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    Wasn't really what I was looking for for myself, but will be perfect for my daughters car! nice unit for the price

    Pros: Cost, easy intalation

    Cons: No mid adjust

    Awesome radio great price

    Written By Spoazzy1, Port charlotte,FL on Saturday, November 09, 2013

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    This radio works great. For the price and features you can't go wrong. It's easy to use, sounds great, was super simple to install and overall is a perfect option for those looking for quality features at a not so quality price. The Bluetooth works great, I use it daily in my van and no one has complained about the quality of the call! My husband streams his iTunes over the Bluetooth too and it's his favorite feature!

    Pros: Bluetooth works great, excellent price point.

    Cons: User manual is pretty lacking. It's basically only an overview so it can be hard to figure out some features.

    Upgrade your JEEP sound, for a small budget

    Written By Buddy J, Mobile, AL on Tuesday, November 05, 2013

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    Receiver was easy to install, instructions were well written and easy to follow. You must have the wiring harness and the Kit for your model vehicle to get a professional looking installation. The bluetooth feature is great, now able to drive handsfree with the cell phone. Manual was simple to understand and setup the receiver. The wireless remote is also very handy. CD, AUX and USB ports all on the front!

    Pros: Great price for the value, works with the existing factory installed speakers and amp. Bluetooth for the cell and or any other devices you might need, the front panel USB is also a big plus. The removable faceplate is a great theft deterrent.

    Cons: It is a DIY installation if you have the proper hand tools and can follow the instructions. No storage bag for the removable faceplate.

    Boss 752UAB

    Written By JRF, San Juan, PR on Thursday, October 31, 2013

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    A+ Love all the features. More than I expected. Great value item.