About the JBL PRV-175
A compact receiver with plenty of power
A compact receiver with plenty of power
This compact receiver fits into a standard gauge opening
JBL's PRV-175 marine digital media receiver will change the way you listen to music on your boat — without forcing you to modify your vessel. This multimedia receiver packs a lot of features into a compact design that fits into a standard tachometer opening.
You'll enjoy AM/FM 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 rear USB port to enjoy your favorite music.
Ready for an amp when you are
The PRV-175 features a set of rear-mounted preamp outputs, so you can expand your system with a marine amp in the future. The LED display lets you see what you're listening to with just a glance, while the watertight, UV-stable face and controls will stand up to sun, salt and moisture when you're riding the waves.
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 Bluetooth® for music streaming
- built-in amp (20 watts x 4 RMS/45 peak x 4 channels)
- marine-rated watertight face
- fits into a standard tachometer opening
- inputs: rear USB input, rear aux input
- outputs: 2-channel preamp outputs
- required cutout: 3.365" (diameter) x 3.3125" (depth)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # JBL-PRV175
What's in the box:
- Marine receiver
- Wiring harness
- Self-adhesive foam gasket
- 2 Mounting bolts
- 4 Flanged-nuts
- 2 Lock-washers
More details on the JBL PRV-175
Features & specs
|AUX Input||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)||20 watts|
|Peak Output||45 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||Not givenHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||No|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Preamp Voltage||2 volts|
|Key Button Color||White|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Radio Data System||No|
Marine Certified: The marine receiver has been engineered and tested for use in the harsh marine environment. The receiver features a solid aluminum chassis, front-panel protective gasket, and IP66 waterproof face. The receiver also meets or exceeds ASTM117 salt fog standards.
LCD Screen: The marine receiver features a single-line LCD screen with a white background and black text.
Audio Section: The marine receiver is equipped with a 45 Watts (Peak) x 4ch amplifier. The marine unit is also fitted with a set of RCA outputs to connect an external amplifier or powered subwoofer. The marine receiver features 5 preset EQ modes - Flat, Classic, Pop, Rock, or Off. The marine head unit also offers independent Bass & Treble control; plus Balance & Fade adjustment. When listening to music at low volume levels, the Loudness feature will boost the bass & treble response. Every time a button is pressed the unit output a beep tone (this can be turned off). You can also program the unit's turn-on volume.
AM/FM Tuner: The marine receiver features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. You can select either US or European tuning. The marine unit provides 3 FM banks and 2 AM banks. Each AM/FM bank can hold up to 6 station presets, proving you with 18 FM station presets and 12 AM station presets. Stations can be stored automatically, six for each band, using the APS (Auto Preset Store) button. You'll also be able to use the Preset Scan function to quickly scan through all of your presets.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The marine receiver supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. The marine receiver will be able to control basic playback functions of your Bluetooth device's stored music; such as Play/Pause, Skip Next/Previous, Fast Forward/Rewind and Random/Repeat. The marine unit also supports audio streaming of music apps downloaded on your smartphone with limited control. Advanced music control of your music apps will still need be done via your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. This unit does not display song/artist information.
Note: This unit does not support Bluetooth hands-free communication for making and answering phone calls.
USB Port: The Marine receiver is equipped with a rear-panel USB (type-A) port attached to the chassis by a 6" pigtail. The USB port allows you to connect a USB thumbdrive. The unit supports audio playback & control of MP3/WMA audio files stored on a compatible USB thumbdrive. The unit offers Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Reverse, Previous/Next Track, and Random/Repeat playback functions. The Intro Scan feature allows you to locate and play the first 10 seconds of each MP3/WMA track on a USB stick. This unit will also display song/artist information. The USB port will charge the battery of some USB devices.
Note: Media devices, such as smartphones and MP3 players (including Apple iOS and Android devices), should be connected to the Marine receiver via Bluetooth or Aux input. Not compatible via USB.
Aux Input: This unit features a rear mounted, stereo RCA auxiliary input on a 6" pigtail so you can connect an external audio source. An RCA-to-Minijack cable (sold separately) will be required for the connection of a portable audio player with a headphone jack output.
Mounting Options: The marine receiver 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:
- Chassis Cutout: 3.365" (diameter) x 3.3125" (depth)
- Face-Plate: 4.245" (diameter) x 1.1875" (depth)
Note: The receiver is round and does not include a mounting sleeve or ISO-mount screw holes to accommodate standard automotive installation.
Optional Remotes: You can add an optional wired or wireless remote (sold separately) to the marine receiver to control select functions of the receiver.
- Wired Remotes: You can add the MIL-REM70 weatherproof hardwired remote or the MIL-HBREM handle-bar wired remote (all sold separately) to this marine receiver.
- Wireless Remote: Or, you can add the MIL-RF9BL-UART wireless RF remote control (sold separately).
Note: The KSREM-Y (sold separately) is a Y-splitter that allows you to add two of the remotes listed above to one marine stereo receiver.
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