About the Boss/VIP Golf Cart Sound System
Big Boss sound for your golf cart
Big Boss sound for your golf cart
This golf cart audio system comes with everything you need to bring big-time sound to your E-Z-Go TXT golf cart. The package contains a Boss Audio receiver and speakers, a custom-designed dash kit from VIP, plus wiring and an antenna. It's the most complete and convenient way to add an audio system to your cart.
Awesome radio for your adventures
The Boss MGR350B digital media receiver packs a lot of features into a compact design. Crank up some AM/FM radio, or plug a compatible device into the rear USB or AUX inputs. And if you need to know what Mother Nature's planning for later, tune in to the Weather Band. The backlit LED display lets you see what you're hearing, while the IPX6 water-resistant face panel and controls stand up to sun, salt, and moisture.
Great speakers, too
The Boss MR6 marine speakers pair up perfectly with this receiver. These durable 6-1/2" dual cone speakers provide plenty of low-end punch and good clarity, with a water-resistant design that stands up to outdoor use without sacrificing style. You'll also get a 12-gauge wiring kit for the receiver, Posi-Product wiring harness connectors, and a marine-rated AM/FM dipole antenna.
A kit made in Virginia
VIP Golf Cars makes some of the best golf cart accessories around, and they're located just up the road from us in Elkton, Virginia. So it only makes sense that we'd eventually get together and create dash kits that can please any audiophile. We worked with VIP's engineering team to create kits that let you install the stereo gear you want in your golf cart. Designed for your E-Z-Go TXT and made from rugged ABS plastic, the dash kit is easy to install, looks great, and stands up to life in the great outdoors.
USB and AUX inputs
The kit also includes a Rockford Fosgate PAUX panel-mount USB/AUX port. The port features front-mounted USB and 3.5mm audio connections which attach to 6-foot cables that plug into your Boss radio. It fits right into the pre-cut opening in the dash kit.
This E-Z-Go TXT kit is styled to match your golf cart and designed to replace the stock dash with minimal fuss. You can install the kit and audio gear using basic hand tools, in fact. With two cupholders for your beverages, a storage tray, and an under-dash cubby for other gear, you'll enjoy improved functionality along with outstanding sound. You'll also get great looks, whether you choose the Carbon Fiber, Carbon Fiber Weave, or Greywood finish.
The receiver, speaker, steering shaft, ignition key, and USB/AUX jack openings are pre-cut, but if you need to add switches for additional gear (extra lighting, battery meters, etc.), you'll find space for additional cut-outs.
Note: You can stash your phone or other device in the storage tray, of course, but if you often drive on uneven terrain, a more secure solution might be a good idea. Check out our collection of phone mounts to find the one that's best for your cart.
This digital media receiver will not play CDs.
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.
Want to know more? Check out our article on golf cart stereo systems.
- package contains Boss Audio powersports receiver and speakers, VIP dash kit, plus wiring and antenna
Boss Marine MGR350B digital media receiver
- built-in amplifier (20 watts RMS/60 peak × 4 channels)
- built-in Bluetooth lets you stream your music
- works with Apple or Android smartphones
- compatible with MP3 and WMA files
- made for marine and off-road use
- rear auxiliary input and USB port
- AM/FM/Weather Band receiver
- warranty: 3 years
Rockford Fosgate PAUX Panel
- all-weather panel-mount USB/AUX input
- 6-foot cable terminates in male USB and RCA connectors
- front-mounted USB-A port and 3.5mm aux input
- warranty: 1 year
Boss MR6B marine speakers
- 2-way 6-1/2" dual cone marine speakers with black grilles
- polypropylene cones with treated cloth surrounds
- cone tweeters
- power handling up to 90 watts RMS (180 watts peak)
- warranty: 3 years
VIP Dash Kit
- custom dash kit for E-Z-Go TXT golf carts
- made from vacuum-molded ABS plastic
- pre-cut openings
- easy bolt-in installation
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the box:
- The Boss/VIP Golf Cart Sound System for E-Z-Go TXT golf carts consists of a Boss Audio Marine Digital Media Receiver with a pair of 6-1/2" marine speakers plus a custom carbon fiber dash. Also included are a panel-mount USB/Aux input - a 12-gauge amp wiring kit - and a bag of Posi-Products connectors (all separately packaged).
- The Boss Audio MCKGB350B.6 box includes:
- Gauge-style marine receiver
- 2 Marine speakers
- 41" Marine dipole antenna
- Two 10' lengths of speaker wire
- 2 Self-adhesive gaskets
- Mounting bracket
- 8 Hex-nuts
- 8 Self-tapping screws
- 8 Speed-clips
- User Manual/Quick Installation Guide
- Warranty/Registration Card
- "Thank You" card
- "Like us on Facebook" card
- The E-Z-Go TXT dash box includes:
- Custom-fit golf-car dash (carbon fiber)
- Metal ring
- 4 Screws
- Installation Instructions
- The Rockford Fosgate PAUX USB input box includes:
- Panel-mounted USB/Aux input port (with attached 6' cable terminated by USB/RCA connectors)
- Rubber cap (installed)
- Locking nut (installed)
- The Crutchfield Amplifier Wiring Kit package includes:
- 17' Length of 12-gauge power wire with in-line fuse holder (red translucent jacket and terminated with ring-terminal on one end)
- 6' Length of 12-gauge ground wire (black translucent jacket and terminated by a ring-terminal on one end)
- 15-amp ATC fuse
- 20-amp ATC fuse
- 30-amp ATC fuse
- Firewall bushing
- Two 12-10 gauge butt-connectors (yellow)
- 6' Length of split loom
- Six 3" Zip ties
- The Posi-Products Connector Kit includes:
- 16 Clear Posi-Twist connectors
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More details on the Boss/VIP Golf Cart Sound System
Overview: The Boss Marine / VIP Golf Cart Sound System consists of a Boss Marine gauge-style digital media receiver and a pair of 6-1/2" speakers, plus a carbon fiber custom dash specifically designed to fit E-Z-Go TXT golf carts. To help you install the system, a Rockford Fosgate marine USB/Aux Input dash port, a Crutchfield amp wiring kit, and a package of Posi-Twist connectors are also included.
Warranty Information: All of the items in the Golf Cart Sound System carry full manufacturer's warranties for the following terms:
- Boss Marine: 3 Years
- VIP: 1 Year
- Rockford Fosgate: 1 Year
- Crutchfield: 1 Year
- Posi-Products: 60 Days
IPX6 Certified: The Boss Marine gauge-style receiver has been engineered and tested for use in the harsh marine environment. The marine digital media receiver features UV coating and PC board with conformal coating to prevent fading and protect against corrosion. It also features IPX6 waterproof certification, so it can hold up in the marine environment and withstand powerful splashes of water out on the ocean or lake. During testing, water is projected at all angles through a 12.5mm nozzle at a flow rate of 100 liters/min at a pressure of 100 kN/m2 for 3 minutes from a distance of 3 meters.
Note: This unit should not be submerged in water.
Gauge-Style Mount: The Boss Marine digital media receiver can fit in a boat's 3" gauge-style opening. If your boat does not already have a gauge-style opening, the marine digital media receiver requires a round 3" 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 and Cutout: 3" (diameter) x 4.3125" (depth)
- Front-Panel: 3.625" (diameter) x 0.8125" (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: Thanks to built-in Bluetooth 3.0, you can wirelessly stream stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, or other Bluetooth source device to the Boss Marine gauge-style receiver. The unit offers Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track control (there is no song/artist info display).
Note: This unit does not offer support for Bluetooth hands-free phone communication.
USB-A Port: The Boss Marine gauge-style receiver is fitted with a rear-panel USB-A port attached to the rear-chassis via a 7" cable. The USB-A port allows you to plug in your USB mass storage class device, like a USB thumbdrive or portable digital audio player (up to 32GB) for playback of MP3/WMA music files (up to 65,000 songs). Your USB MSC device must be formatted in FAT 32. The unit offers Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track control (there is no song/artist info display). If your USB MSC device can be charged via USB, the unit's USB (5V/1A) port will charge your device while connected.
Note: The unit's USB port does not support Apple iPod/iPod/iPad, Android smartphones/tablets, HDDs, or USB hubs.
Aux Input: The Boss Marine gauge-style receiver is equipped with a rear-panel stereo RCA Aux input attached to rear-chassis via a 7" cable. The stereo RCA aux input allows you to connect an external audio device with a stereo RCA output. If you have a source device that has a 3.5mm output, then you will need a stereo RCA-to-minijack adapter (sold separately).
AM/FM + Weather Band Tuner: The Boss Marine gauge-style receiver features a built-in AM/FM tuner with RDS, plus a 7-channel NOAA weather band tuner. You can store up to 12 FM and 6 AM preset stations. You can also select between US or European tuning. The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information, such as artist and track information when listening to compatible AM/FM stations.
Note: A 41" marine dipole antenna is included.
MOSFET Amplifier: The Boss Marine gauge-style receiver is equipped with a MOSFET amplifier rated at 20W (RMS) x 4 channel / 60W (Peak) x 4 channel.
2V/4Ch Pre-Outs + Sub Control: The marine digital media receiver is fitted with a 2-volt front pre-out and a 2-volt rear/sub pre-out. When set to sub pre-out, you can adjust the sub's low-pass crossover (80/120/160Hz) and sub level control (0-12).
EQ: The marine digital media receiver offers 8 EQ Presets - Flat, Jazz, Pop, Classical, Rock, Techno, Vocal, and User. The User mode allows you to manually adjust the unit's Bass, Mid, and Treble. There is also an XBass (Bass Boost) feature that can be turned on or off.
LCD Screen: The Boss Marine gauge-style receiver features a front-panel LCD screen with bluish white illumination. The LCD screen indicates source input, AM/FM station number, and menu settings. This unit does not provide song/artist information.
Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
Marine Dual Cone Speakers: The Boss MR6B speakers are designed and treated for use in the harsh marine environment. The marine dual cone speakers feature a cone woofer and cone tweeter. The speaker has a frequency response of 80Hz-20kHz and can handle up to 180 watts (max).
UV Resistant Basket and Grille: The integrated basket and grille are made of durable UV resistant plastic.
- Mounting Height: 0.875"
- Mounting Depth: 2.25"
- Cutout Diameter: 5.75"
- Magnet Diameter: 3.695"
- Frame/Grille Diameter: 7.5"
- Number of Mounting Holes: 4 (spaced 4.75" apart)
Included Hardware: The speakers include stainless steel mounting screws and self-adhesive foam gaskets for a watertight fit.
E-Z-GO TXT Dash: This custom dash from VIP is designed to specifically fit E-Z-GO TXT golf carts (up to 2013). It features pre-cut openings for a gauge-style marine digital media receiver and two 6.5" marine speakers, as well as your golf carts steering column, ignition switch, and an optional USB/Aux port. It also offers four cup-holders, a tray holder, a side pocket, and a locking storage compartment. The dash is Carbon Fiber in color.
Gauge-Style Receiver Opening: The VIP E-Z-GO TXT Dash features a round opening to mount a gauge-style marine digital media receiver. The gauge-style opening measures 3.0" in diameter and will accommodate a receiver with up to 4.75" of depth. It will fit most gauge-style marine digital media receivers.
Two 6.5" Speaker Openings: The VIP E-Z-GO TXT Dash features two round openings that will fit many 6.5" marine speakers. The two round speaker cut-outs measure 5.3125" in diameter and will accommodate a speaker depth up to 4.125". The speakers frame & grille diameter should not exceed 8".
Other Cut-outs: There is also a cut-out for the steering wheel shaft, ignition key, and a USB/Aux panel port. You may need to modify the cut-out (0.875" in diameter) for the USB/Aux panel-port. The ignition key cutout diameter is 0.75". In addition, there is space to make your own custom cut-outs for light switches, meters, gauges, etc.
More Features: The VIP E-Z-GO TXT Dash is equipped with four cup holders for your drinks, a tray for your smartphone, a side pocket for your sunglasses, and a locking storage compartment for your valuables. The floorboard of the golf cart creates the bottom of the storage compartment.
- Four Cup Holders: Each cup holder measures 2.5" in diameter and 2" tall.
- Tray: The tray measures 5.5" wide x 0.5" high x 2.5" deep
- Side Pocket: The side pocket measures 5.75" wide x 2.75" high x 1.75" deep
- Storage Compartment: The storage pocket measures 5.75" wide x 8.25" high x 6" deep
Installation Video: VIP has produced a helpful installation video. You may view it here.
Made In The USA: The VIP E-Z-Go TXT Dash is custom manufactured in Elkton, Virginia.
Universal Panel Mount Input Port: The Rockford Fosgate Punch PAUX is a universal panel-mounted input port that allows you to have easy access to USB and Auxiliary audio connections. This port is designed to extend these types of connections from the back of a source unit to an easily accessible spot on the dash or console. This helps eliminate unsightly cables from hanging out of the dash or glove compartment and provides a more secure connection for your mobile devices.
Note: Not compatible with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.
USB and Aux Inputs: The port features a front-mounted female USB-A port and a female 3.5mm aux input, which is attached to 6' extension cables terminating at a male USB-A connector and male stereo RCA jack. A Rubber cap protects the USB-A and 3.5mm audio inputs.
Mounting Options: The unit mounts in a 1" (diameter) x 1" (deep) mounting hole and secures with the included retaining nut, while the water resistant cover helps to keep out moisture and dirt when not being used. The PAUX's front-panel measures 1.125" in diameter.
Power and Ground Wire:
- Gauge: 12 AWG
- Wire Construction: Oxygen Free Copper (294 strands)
- Length: 17' (Power), 6' (Ground)
- Diameter: 0.185"
- Terminal Type: Nickel-plated brass ring-terminal (on Power and Ground wire)
- Terminal Diameter: Outer Diameter = 0.555", Inner Diameter = 0.325"
- Fuse Type: ATC
- Fuse Sizes: 15A, 20A, 30A (one of each)
- Fuse Holder: In-line fuse holder on power wire
- Grommet: 12 AWG firewall bushing
- Butt-connectors: 10-12 AWG butt-connectors (2)
- Loom: 6' length of 12 AWG split-loom
- Wire-ties: 6
- RCA cables, speaker wire, and remote turn-on lead not included (all sold separately).
- Installation tools sold separately.
Overview: This kit comes with sixteen Posi-Twist connectors for installing an aftermarket head unit in your vehicle. Posi-Twist connectors replace old-fashioned wire nuts and crimp caps with stronger, more reliable connections. These connectors are compatible with two 18-20 gauge wires, up to four 22 gauge wires, up to five 24 gauge wires, and up to six 26 gauge wires. Just strip your stranded wires, insert them in the caps, and then hand tighten the two caps together - the wire ends are locked between opposing cone shapes to create a dirt-, vibration-, and heat-proof housing. The connectors are also reusable.
Posi-Twist Connector Dimensions:
- Length: 0.696"
- Overall Diameter: 0.285"
- Diameter of Hole in Cap: 0.145"
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