About the PowerBass XL-850
Eight great speakers
Eight great speakers
Whether your off-road adventures happen on mud or sand, you still want to rock hard. The PowerBass XL-850 Bluetooth sound bar delivers all the sound you want with eight speakers and 400 watts RMS of hard-rockin' power. The rugged, water-tight extruded aluminum body can stand up to all sorts of punishment, and the no-nonsense styling will look terrific on your UTV, dune buggy, small boat, golf cart, or pretty much any other off-road vehicle.
Totally built for this
The XL-850 features conformal coating on its circuitry, so it'll take the same abuse as your vehicle and still crank the tunes as loud as you like. Four square polypropylene woofers, two 3" full-range speakers, along with two 1" Mylar soft dome tweeters are backed by a built-in DSP processor for powerful sound that won't turn into distortion when the going gets tough. PowerBass designed all these drivers to handle big power at high volume, so you can count on hearing your tunes the way they're supposed to sound. And you can control your sound using the backlit LED center control panel.
Choose your source
Keep your listening easy by pairing with the XL-850 via Bluetooth and stashing your smartphone. An included AUX input is handy for plugging in another audio source, and you can use the 2-volt audio outputs to drive external components (like powered pod speakers or a subwoofer) if you want to go big.
Mount it like a light bar
PowerBass includes a universal L-bracket mounting system for straightforward installation, but the optional XL-SBCLAMP roll bar clamp makes this sound bar even more versatile.
- 8-speaker amplified sound system
- four square 3-1/2" polypropylene woofers
- two full-range 3" speakers
- two 1" Mylar soft dome tweeters
- built-in amplifier (200 watts RMS x 2)
- marine-rated speakers and rugged aluminum exterior
- included universal L-brackets for mounting
- built-in DSP processor
- Bluetooth music streaming
- large backlit LED center-mount controls
- power via direct vehicle battery connection
- frequency response: 50-22,000 Hz
- inputs: 3.5mm AUX
- outputs: 2-volt preamp outputs
- dimensions: 27"W x 4.4"D x 4.9"H
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # XL-850
What's in the box:
- Powered soundbar (attached 2' input cable)
- 15' Power/signal input cable (inline 30A mini-ATO fuse)
- 2 Mounting brackets
- Three M8 x 50mm threaded posts
- Three M8 x 45mm threaded posts
- Three M8 x 50mm hex-socket bolts
- Three M8 x 25mm hex-socket bolts
- 5 Nylock nuts
- 8 Flat washers
- 8 Lock washers
- 2 Tubes of Loctite
- 6mm Hex-key
- 4mm Hex-key
- Application guide
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More details on the PowerBass XL-850
Amplified Powersports Soundbar: The PowerBass Xtreme XL-850 is an amplified powersports soundbar designed to provide high-fidelity sound in almost any terrain. The Soundbar is equipped with a total of eight speakers and 400 watts of continuous power (800 watts peak). The XL-850 is equipped with two 1" Mylar dome tweeters, two 3" full-range marine-grade poly cone drivers, and four 3.5" premium marine-grade rectangular woofers. The tweeters, woofers, and full-range drivers are powered by a 200 watt x 2 channel (RMS) amplifier with a built-in precision tuned DSP for optimum output with low distortion.
Rugged Design: The PowerBass Xtreme XL-850 features a heavy-duty, military-grade extruded aluminum water-tight housing that is able to withstand the harshest of environments. The soundbar's circuit board has been conformal coated with a layer of transparent material that protects the parts against moisture, dust and temperature extremes. In addition, stainless steel hardware is supplied to resist rust and corrosion.
All-Weather Use: The XL-850 carries an IPX6 waterproof rating for all-weather use.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: Built-in Bluetooth 4.0 with support for A2DP/AVRCP allows you to wirelessly stream stored music, music apps, and other audio content on your Bluetooth source device (such as your smartphone or tablet) to the PowerBass Xtreme XL-850 amplified powersports soundbar speaker. You can control Volume, Pause, and Previous/Next Track functions from the soundbar. Only one Bluetooth source device can be paired and connected at a time. The XL-850 has a wireless Bluetooth range of approximately 32'.
Note: Bluetooth hands-free phone (HFP) communication is not supported.
Aux Input: A set of stereo RCA input jacks (250mv-3V) lets you make a wired audio connection to your smartphone, tablet, or portable digital audio player.
2V Line Output: The PowerBass Xtreme XL-850 is equipped with a 2-volt, RCA line output for adding a second soundbar, powered sub, or external amplifier. The RCA output is a full-range variable output that is controlled by the soundbar Volume controls.
Controls: The PowerBass Xtreme XL-850 is outfitted with front-panel controls to operate the soundbar. The control panel provides Power On/Off/Pause, Source (Bluetooth or Aux), Volume Up/Down, and Previous/Next Track functions.
Note: Pause and Previous/Next Track functions are only available for Bluetooth operation.
Mounting Options: The included universal "L"-mount brackets offer easy installation for many applications. Optional mounting brackets are available for square or round tubes (sold separately - see Accessories tab). Find an unobstructed mounting location where the soundbar will be easily heard and out of the way of passengers. A prime location to mount the soundbar in an off-road vehicle would be on the roll bar.
- Width: 28.50" (incl. wiring) / 32.0" with mounting brackets
- Height: 4.45"
- Depth: 4.93"
- Weight: 14.8 lbs.
Wiring Harness: The PowerBass Xtreme XL-850 comes with a 15' wiring harness terminated with a proprietary multi-pin threaded connector on one end that plugs directly in the soundbar's built-in 2' input cable. The other end of the wiring harness features:
- Red: +12V Constant power lead with inline 30A mini-ATO fuse, terminated by a 0.326" ring-terminal
- Black: Ground wire, terminated by a 0.326" ring-terminal
- Blue: +12V Switched power for soundbar activation
- Blue/White: +12V Output, for triggering outboard amplifiers or powered speakers
- Aux Input: Stereo RCA audio input
- Aux Output: Stereo RCA audio output
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