About the Boss 560BRGB
Simple, smart, and sturdy
Simple, smart, and sturdy
The Boss 560BRGB CD receiver gets you into the Bluetooth® wireless game affordably, along with lots of music options to keep you entertained on your drive. In addition to a wireless remote, Boss also includes straightforward faceplate controls and a variable-color display that enables you to pick the right look for your dash.
Wireless convenience with 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 this Boss receiver supports Bluetooth audio streaming, so you can stream music wirelessly from compatible devices to the receiver, with basic control over Internet radio stations, like Pandora® and Spotify®.
Lots of music options
Not everyone uses the same devices for music, so Boss provided several ways to get your music playing. They included a front auxiliary input for portable audio players, as well as a front USB port for playing MP3 files. You can always slide in your favorite CDs, including discs burned with MP3 and WMA files. Finding songs on your media is easy, thanks to an alphabetic directory search feature.
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.
- CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
- built-in amplifier (20 watts RMS/60 peak x 4 channels)
- plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs, including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA music files
- detachable face with single-line display with variable-color illumination
- built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
- 4 preset EQ settings with bass and treble controls
- wireless remote control
- front USB port compatible with MP3 and WMA audio files
- inputs: front-panel auxiliary input, USB port (no iPod/iPhone controls)
- outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear)
Other Features and Specs:
- warranty: 3 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 560BRGB
What's in the box:
- CD receiver (15A fuse)
- Faceplate (installed)
- Trim-ring (installed)
- Sleeve (installed)
- Wiring harness
- Remote control (CR2025 3V battery installed)
- 2 Removal tools
- Self-tapping screw
- Rear-support stud
- Flat washer
- Lock washer
- Faceplate pouch
- User's Manual (English)
- User's Manual (Spanish)
- Warranty/Registration Card
- "Thank You" card
- "Like us on Facebook" card
More details on the Boss 560BRGB
Features & specs
|AUX Input||Front, RCA (rear)|
|Backup Camera Input||No|
|Second Camera Input||No|
|Memory Card Slot||USB|
|Satellite Radio Ready||No|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||N/A|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||18 watts|
|Peak Output||60 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||Not givenHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||No|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Preamp Voltage||2 volts|
|Display Color||Bluish white|
|Key Button Color||Variable|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||No|
|Parts Warranty||3 Years|
|Labor Warranty||3 Years|
|Radio Data System||No|
Bluetooth Technology: The Boss 560BRGB CD receiver is equipped with built-in Bluetooth, providing hands-free communication and audio streaming for added convenience and safety in the vehicle.
- Hands-Free Communication (w/ Integrated Mic): The Boss 560BRGB 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 560BRGB 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 can make a call using the included remote control's keypad (there is no phonebook transfer).
- Wireless Audio Streaming: The Boss 560BRGB also allows you to play back stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth enabled smartphone, table, or portable digital music player using a Bluetooth connection. You can control basic music playback functions (Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track) of from the 560BRGB. 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.
Note: Before using the unit's Bluetooth functions, you must pair your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or audio device to the 560BRGB. 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 560BRGB.
Disc Compatibility: The Boss 560BRGB features a single disc player that will playback CD-Audio and finalized CD-R/RW audio discs. The unit supports playback of MP3/WMA music files recorded onto CD-R/RW discs.
USB Port: The 560BRGB is equipped with a front-panel USB (type-A) port for connection of a USB mass storage class device, such as a USB thumbdrive or portable digital music player. The unit supports playback of MP3/WMA 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/iPad or Android smartphones/tablets.
AM/FM Tuner: The Boss 560BRGB features a built-in AM/FM tuner. The 560BRGB 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). You can set the built-in AM/FM tuner between US standard and European tuning spacing.
Dual Aux Inputs: 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. The head unit is also fitted with a rear-panel stereo RCA input for connection of an external audio source.
4Ch Amplifier: The Boss 560BRGB CD receiver employs a 60W (peak) x 4ch amplifier.
4Ch Pre-Outs: The Boss 560BRGB is also fitted with front & rear 2-volt RCA outputs to connect an external amplifier.
Equalizer: You can choose between 4 preset modes - Pop, Rock, Classic, Flat, or Off. In addition to the EQ Presets, the 560BRGB offers independent Bass & Treble control.
Loudness: The Loudness function enhances low and high frequencies to make the sound clearer at lower volumes.
Detachable Faceplate: The 560BRGB's's face-plate is detachable to deter theft and comes with a hard plastic face case. A zippered, padded soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can also be purchased to protect the face when removed.
Variable Color Button Illumination: You can choose Red, Green, Yellow, Blue, Magenta, Cyan, or White for the CD receiver's front-panel button illumination. You can also choose to have the receiver cycle through all colors. The LCD screen's illumination will remain a bluish white color.
IR Remote: The Boss 560BRGB includes a 21-button IR remote control for wireless operation of the CD receiver. The remote even allows you to answer and end Bluetooth phone calls.
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