About the AudioControl ACX-BT1
Bluetooth a la carte
Bluetooth a la carte
Bluetooth connectivity offers a host of conveniences, but until now you've had to install a new radio in order to access these benefits. AudioControl's ACX-BT1 Bluetooth adapter lets you add Bluetooth to any radio or amplifier with an RCA or AUX input. You'll get Bluetooth 4.1 for better connectivity, more dependable streaming, and greater range, as well as aptX HD support for streaming hi-res audio.
Ready for the great outdoors
The module features a remote turn-on output circuit which activates downstream amplifiers only when audio is being streamed. And since the ACX-BT1 is IPX5 rated, it's perfect for adding Bluetooth to your boat, motorcycle, ATV, or any other application requiring weather resistance. The ACX-BT1 can also be used as a no-head-unit solution in vehicles with a small amp instead of a radio. If you've been wishing you could have the convenience of Bluetooth with your current or new system, the time is now with the ACX-BT1.
- Bluetooth adapter connects to any radio with RCA or AUX input
- can also be used as a standalone solution for applications without radios
- Bluetooth 4.1 technology with aptX HD support for high-res audio
- remote turn-on output activates downstream amps only when streaming audio
- IPX5 rated for weather resistance
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # ACX-BT1
What's in the box:
- Bluetooth receiver w/attached 17" wire harness (inline 2A mini-ATO fuse) and 3M adhesive backing
- Wire legend on box
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More details on the AudioControl ACX-BT1
Overview: The AudioControl ACX-BT1 lets you add high definition Bluetooth audio streaming capability to your powersports or marine craft. The Bluetooth adapter features a stereo RCA audio output (1.5V nominal) that can be used with an auxiliary input on a headunit or plugged directly into an amplifier as a stand-alone source.
Bluetooth: Featuring Bluetooth version 4.1, the ACX-BT1 allows for high-definition low-latency audio streaming from a Bluetooth enabled playback device. The interface supports aptX HD, for 24-bit/48kHz audio streaming from devices with aptX codec, and features a signal-to-noise ratio of 95dB. The ACX-BT1 has a maximum data transfer rate of up to 3 Mbps with typical rates at approximately 1.6 Mbps. Bluetooth range is up to approximately 33 feet.
Note: The ACX-BT1 does not support Bluetooth hands-free phone calls.
IPX5: The ACX-BT1 carries an IPX5 all-weather rating, making it ideal for both marine and powersports applications, such as in UTVs and ATVs, side-by-sides, jet skis, boats, and more.
Remote Output: The ACX-BT1 includes a Remote Out wire that can be used to trigger an outboard amplifier when the interface starts receiving Bluetooth audio from your device.
Mounting: The AudioControl Bluetooth interface features two mounting tabs that can be used to screw the module into place or be held with wire-ties (hardware sold separately). The included 3M adhesive backing lets you attach the module to a clean flat surface.
Wiring: The ACX-BT1 includes built-in 17" wire harness providing the audio output along with power, ground, and remote out. The Bluetooth module draws approximately 35mA of current.
- Red (inline 2A fuse): Attaches to vehicle +12VDC switched or ignition power.
- Black: Chassis ground.
- Blue: Remote turn-on output. Provides a +12VDC/20mA output.
- RCA: Audio output.
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