Marine Certified: The Fusion MS-RA55 is designed and
engineered specifically for use on the water, so it complies with IPx5 water
resistant standards. The MS-RA55 is also equipped with a rugged electrically
isolated aluminum die-cast chassis to maintain isolation between battery
negative and the hull of your metal boat. In addition, the chassis of the
MS-RA55 acts as a heat sink for the entire stereo, removing the need for an
external cooling fan.
Note: This unit is water resistant, but not waterproof. It should not be
submerged in water.
2.3" LCD: Information and text is easily readable, even under direct
sunlight on the large 2.3" LCD screen. The MS-RA55 offers adjustable contrast
and brightness for optimum viewing. The display supports English, French,
Spanish, German, Dutch, or Italian alphanumeric text.
Bluetooth Music Streaming: The Fusion MS-RA55 features built-in
Bluetooth A2DP/AVRCP for wireless music streaming, control, and song/artist
display. You can wirelessly stream stored music and music apps from your
Bluetooth source device (like the iPhone or an Android smartphone) to the
MS-RA55. You are able to control basic playback operation like Play/Pause &
Previous/Next Track from the marine stereo's front-panel controls (advanced
music browsing will still need to be done from your Bluetooth source device).
The MS-RA55 will also display your Bluetooth music's song/artist/album
information on its front-panel LCD.
Note: The unit does not support Bluetooth hands-free phone calls.
AM/FM Tuner with RDS: The MS-RA55 marine stereo features a built-in AM/FM
radio that offers manual, seek, and preset tuning. You can store up to 15 FM
station presets and 15 AM station presets. The Radio Data System (RDS) feature
displays radio broadcast information such as artist & track information when
listening to compatible AM/FM stations. You can also select between US and
Aux Input: Fusion's MS-RA55 marine stereo features a stereo
RCA auxiliary input that is attached to its rear chassis by a 10" cable. If you
audio source has a stereo minijack output, then you will need a stereo
minijack-to-RCA adapter (sold separately).
4-Channel Amplifier: The MS-RA55 is equipped with a Class-AB amplifier rated
at 25W (RMS) x 4 channel / 45W (Peak) x 4 channel.
Line Out: The MS-RA55 provides a stereo RCA line output for connection
to an external amplifier. The line output's volume control is linked to Zone 1.
The line output passes a full-range audio signal.
Multi-Zone Audio: The MS-RA55 marine stereo features multi-zone
technology which enables two audio Zones with independent volume control from
the receiver's built-in amplifier and pre-outs. Each audio Zone will play the
same source, but offers independent volume control and audio settings of each
- Zone 1: Zone 1 consists of 2 channel stereo speaker outputs and a
stereo RCA line output.
- Zone 2: Zone 2 consists of 2 channel stereo speaker output.
Audio Controls: You can adjust the marine stereo's bass &
treble. You can also balance the sound from left to right. In addition, you can
set the head unit's maximum volume limit for both Zones.
Bulkhead Mount: The MS-RA55 requires a rectangular cutout in
the bulkhead for inserting the chassis. The marine receiver has a shallow
mounting depth, perfect for space conscious installation on small boats and
personal watercrafts, where this is especially crucial. Four screws (supplied)
fasten the faceplate against the mounting surface, and hold the included
waterproof gasket against the bulkhead. A paper template is supplied to assist
you with the cutout and drilling the screw holes. You can install the unit
within 45° of horizontal.
- Cutout Width = 5.1875"
- Cutout Height = 2.0625"
- Cutout Depth = 2.5"
- Nose Width = 6.25"
- Nose Height = 2.6875"
- Nose Depth = 1.25"
Note: The screw holes are spaced 5.5625" (w) x 1.6875" (h)
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