About the Memphis Audio 16-MXA1MC
Powerful and practical
Powerful and practical
Fits in a standard gauge opening
Memphis Audio's MXA1MC digital media receiver combines today's tech with old-school engineering excellence in a compact package that's ideal for boats and powersports vehicles. This receiver is designed to fit into a standard gauge opening, so it's a great choice for ATVs or small boats. But don't let the compact exterior fool you – Memphis packs a lot of features into this weather-resistant receiver.
Plenty of entertainment options
Use the built-in Bluetooth® to stream music from your smartphone or other Bluetooth-enabled device. If you want to enjoy your own music collection, you can also plug a music player into the rear aux input or pop a thumb drive into the rear USB port.
You can also tune into local radio using the AM/FM tuner. And if you're planning to add an amp to your system, you'll appreciate the rear-mounted 4-channel preamp outputs.
Smart engineering makes a difference
The rotary volume knob isn't just a retro touch—it's a thoroughly practical detail that really makes sense in rough water or on the trail — especially when you're wearing gloves. The big LED display gives you the info you need, while the watertight, UV-resistant face and easy-to-use controls will stand up to the rigors of marine use.
- AM/FM marine digital media receiver (does not play CDs)
- built-in amp (25 watts x 4 RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
- built-in Bluetooth® for music streaming
- marine-rated watertight face
- rotary volume knob and big, easy-to-use buttons
- backlit LCD display
- inputs: rear USB input, rear aux input
- outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs
- fits into a standard tachometer opening
- warranty: 3 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 16-MXA1MC
What's in the box:
- Gauge-style marine receiver
- Wiring harness
- 39" USB extension cable
- Mounting bracket
- 2 Threaded studs
- 2 Hex-nuts
- 2 Flanged-nuts
- 2 Lock-washers
- Cutout Template
- FCC Warning Card
Memphis Audio 16-MXA1MC reviews
Always a great brand for me. Just installed on my motorcycle.
Pros: Great quality!!!!!
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Had this unit installed on my new Sportsman and it is awesome! Easy to use and connected right to my phone with no issue.
Pros: Simple to use. Rotating control knob.
Cons: None thus far
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WE LOVE IT! The volume knob is the best feature for such compact radio. Easy to use and already want to install a remote at back of the boat for when were swimming and subwoofer too!
Pros: Volume knob is best features for smaller radio and easy to use
Cons: Could have a little more punch...
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Looks and sounds great so far. Paired to my Android with ease and has great range on my 24' boat. Looks great on my dash. Hoping it will hold up for years to come.
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I bought this particular unit because of the quality I've come to know with Memphis products. It's simple to use, the quality is good, the display is bright, and I really like the rotary volume knob (most dash mount units lack this feature). This is not any downfall of the radio, but it does NOT fit where the stock radio from Can-Am would normally mount, in the Radio/GPS Dash. Because I have no intentions of ever using a GPS in my Commander, I opted to dremel out a portion of the plastic dash to fit this radio in. Overall, I'm very pleased with how it turned out. I will try to attach a photo of the completed dash once the rest of the wiring is completed. I will also update this review once I've had a chance to test out the bluetooth range, etc. I would definitely recommend purchasing an FM Antenna, if you are purchasing this radio for an off-road vehicle that does not have one already.
Pros: Simple, effective mounting. Simple, straightforward menus. Bright display. Superior quality I've come to know with Memphis products,
Cons: Currently I don't really have any cons to list about the product.
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More details on the Memphis Audio 16-MXA1MC
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)||25 watts|
|Peak Output||50 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||Not givenHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||No|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs|
|Navigation App Compatible (iOS)|
|Navigation App Compatible (Android)|
|Preamp Voltage||2 volts|
|Key Button Color||White|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||No|
|Parts Warranty||3 Years|
|Labor Warranty||3 Years|
|Radio Data System||No|
|Music File Playback||MP3|
Gauge-Style Marine Receiver: The Memphis Audio MXA1MC is a 3" gauge-style receiver with marine-grade construction for your boat, vessel, or other watercraft.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The marine receiver supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. The marine supports playback of stored music and music apps on your Bluetooth-enabled source device. The marine receiver will be able to control basic playback functions, such as Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track. Advanced music browsing 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 audio files stored on a compatible USB thumbdrive. The unit offers Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Reverse, Previous/Next Track, and Repeat Track playback functions. This unit will also display song/artist information.
Note: The receiver's USB port does not support Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad or Android smartphone/tablet connectivity.
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.
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.
LCD Screen: The marine receiver features a single-line LCD screen with a white background and black text that is easy to view in the day or night.
Built-In Amp + Pre-Outs: The marine receiver is equipped with a 50 Watts (Peak) x 4ch amplifier. The marine unit is also fitted with 4Ch/2V RCA outputs to connect an external amplifier and/or powered subwoofer.
EQ: 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.
Optional Wired Remote: The gauge-style marine receiver features a 3.5mm wired remote input for compatibility with Memphis Audio's wired remote control (953MXA1MCR, sold separately).
Mounting Options: The marine receiver features a 3" gauge-style design, so it fits perfectly in existing 3" gauge openings on your boat. If your boat does not already have a 3" opening, the MXA1MC 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: 3.5" (diameter) x 2.625" (depth)
- Face-Plate: 4.5" (diameter) x 1.375" (depth)
- Cutout: 3.6" (diameter) x 4.0" (depth)
Note: The receiver is round and does not include a mounting sleeve or ISO-mount screw holes to accommodate standard automotive installation.
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