About the Clarion GR10BT
Clarion's GR10BT marine digital media receiver is tough enough for the outdoors, yet sophisticated enough for the marina. This water-resistant receiver packs a lot of features into a compact design that fits into a standard gauge opening. If you want big sound, but don't have lots of space, your system starts here.
The basics and more
You'll enjoy AM/FM/Weatherband radio, of course, plus built-in Bluetooth® that lets you stream music from your smartphone. You can also use the rear aux input for your music player, or plug a thumb drive into the USB port to enjoy your favorite music. You can also use the USB port to charge your smartphone.
Start your system here
Whether you're outfitting a small boat or an ATV, the GR10BT is a great choice. The big, bright LED display stays visible in all kinds of light, while the watertight, UV-stable face and controls will stand up to sun, salt, moisture, and muck. You can use the rear-mounted preamp outputs to expand your system with a marine amp in the future.
Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.
- marine digital media receiver (does not play CDs)
- built-in amp (16 watts x 4 RMS CTA-2006/45 peak x 4 channels)
- 3-band EQ
- built-in Bluetooth® for music streaming
- plays MP3/WMA files on thumb drives via USB
- AM/FM/Weatherband Tuner
- IPX5-rated water-resistant front panel
- IPX3-rated 3" chassis
- fits into a standard gauge opening
- smartphone charging via USB
- inputs: rear USB input, rear aux input
- outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 92710
What's in the box:
- Gauge-style marine receiver
- Wiring harness
- 2 Threaded studs (with attached nuts and lock-washers)
- Self-adhesive foam pad
- Owner's Manual/Installation Manual
- Warranty Information
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Features & specs
|AUX Input||RCA (rear)|
|Backup Camera Input||No|
|Second Camera Input||No|
|Memory Card Slot||USB memory|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||16 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||16 watts|
|Peak Output||45 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20kHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||No|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Navigation App Compatible (iOS)|
|Navigation App Compatible (Android)|
|Preamp Voltage||2 volts|
|Key Button Color||Blue|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Radio Data System||No|
|Music File Playback||MP3, WMA|
Water-Resistant Design: Clarion's GR10BT is built to withstand the harsh and wet environment of marine usage, by virtue of an IPX5 rated water-resistant front-panel and IPX3 rated chassis. The GR10BT meets or exceeds ASTM D4329 (UV Exposure) and ASTM B117 (Salt Fog Exposure).
Highly Visible Oversized LCD: The high-contrast LCD enables you to quickly confirm details like the song title or artist name, at a glance. The oversized LCD display offers clear visibility during day or night. In addition, buttons positioned along the rim of the circular face enable quick, stress-free access to functions.
Mounting Options: The Clarion GR10BT is a 3" gauge-style marine receiver, so it fits perfectly in an existing 3" gauge opening on your boat. If your boat does not already have a 3" opening, the GR10BT requires a round cutout in the bulkhead for inserting the chassis. The integrated protective gasket, supplied U-bracket, and included hardware secure the unit in place against the mounting surface. Receiver dimensions are as follows -
- Chassis: 2.975" (diameter) x 3.375" (depth)
- Face-Plate: 4.0625" (diameter) x 1.0625" (depth)
- Cutout: 3" (diameter) x 3.8125" (depth)
Note: The receiver is round and does not include a mounting sleeve or ISO-mount screw holes to accommodate standard automotive installation.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 (A2DP/AVRCP) provides stereo streaming with a wide variety of Bluetooth compatible devices like your smartphone or tablet (including Apple iOS & Android). Play stored music and music apps on your connected Bluetooth source device with wireless convenience through the GR10BT. You can even control basic music playback functions such as Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track from the GR10BT's front-panel controls. The unit will also display song/artist/album info.
Note: The Clarion GR10BT does not support Bluetooth hands-free phone communication.
USB MSC Playback: The Clarion GR10BT is equipped with a rear-panel USB (type-A) port attached to its rear chassis by a 7" cable. The USB port supports the playback of MP3 and WMA format audio files (up to 9,999) stored on a USB MSC (mass storage class) device formatted in FAT or FAT32, like a USB thumbdrive or portable digital music player. Playback & Search controls include Folder/Track Select, Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track, & Repeat (Folder/Track). The unit will also display song/artist information. In addition, the USB port (5V.1.1) will also charge your device while connected and your vehicle is turned on.
Note: The unit's USB port does not support Apple or Android devices.
Aux Input: The GR10BT is outfitted with a stereo RCA auxiliary input for connecting an external audio device with an analog output. The stereo RCA auxiliary input attached to unit's rear-chassis via a 6" cable.
Global Radio Tuner: The built-in AM/FM tuner supports reception of radio stations just about anywhere in the world (including USA, Europe, Asia, and Australia), which is nice when you're sailing around the globe or just across the bay. The built-in tuner offers manual, seek, & preset (18FM/6AM) tuning. There is even a Preset Scan function, so you can quickly search your preset stations.
|Global Radio Tuner||USA||Europe||Asia||Australia|
|AM||Frequency Spacing||10 kHz||9 kHz||9 kHz||9 kHz|
|Frequency Range||530-1710 kHz||531-1602 kHz||531-1620 kHz||531-1620 kHz|
|FM||Frequency Spacing||200 kHz||50 kHz||50 kHz||100 kHz|
|Frequency Range||87.9-107.9 MHz||87.5-108 MHz||87.5-108 MHz||87.5-108 MHz|
Weather Band: With the built-in weather band tuner, you'll always have the latest weather updates including automatic reception of emergency information to keep your voyage as smooth as possible. Weather band selection includes - 162.400MHz (CH.1), 162.425MHz (CH.2), 162.450MHz (CH.3), 162.475MHz (CH.4), 162.500MHz (CH.5), 162.525MHz (CH.6), and 162.550MHz (CH.7).
Built-In 16W x 4Ch Amplifier: The Clarion GR10BT features a 16 watt (RMS) / 45 watt (Peak) x 4 channel amplifier.
Note: The power specifications for the CMS2 are compliant with the CTA-2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). These standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and between manufacturers.
4Ch/2V RCA Outputs: The GR10BT is equipped with two pair of 2V preamp outputs (Front, Rear/SW). You can set the Rear/SW preamp outputs for connecting a pair of full-range rear speakers (through an external amplifier) or for connecting a subwoofer (through an external amplifier). When set for rear speakers, the rear outputs operate with the unit's fader control. When set for subwoofer, the outputs are non-fading.
Subwoofer Controls: When the Rear/SW RCA outputs are set to subwoofer, you can select a low pass crossover (80/120/180Hz) and adjust the sub level gain (0-20).
EQ: You can choose between 7 EQ presets - Flat, Pop, Classic, Rock, Techno, Vocal, or Jazz. You can also manually adjust the receiver's Bass (60Hz), Midrange (1kHz), and Treble (10kHz) from -7 to +7.
Key Beep: The marine gauge-style receiver provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
The Clarion GR10BT replaces these items
- 3-band EQ
- built-in Bluetooth® for music streaming
- inputs: rear USB input, rear aux input (RCA)
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