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The Kenwood Excelon KDC-X501 CD receiver includes Bluetooth, controls for select Internet radio services, and an option for satellite radio. See it in this demo video.
JVC's KD-X340BTS digital media receiver features built-in Bluetooth, a USB port and aux input, and you can add a satellite radio tuner. See it in this demo video.
JVC's KD-R680S CD receiver has a USB port to connect your iPhone or Android. Plus, you'll enjoy variable-color lighting, and you can add a satellite radio tuner too.
Pioneer's DEH-X6800BS CD receiver has Bluetooth, and a USB input for your iPhone or Android. Add a SiriusXM satellite radio tuner for great entertainment variety.
Pioneer's DEH-X7800BHS CD receiver puts great smartphone integration, Bluetooth, HD Radio, a satellite radio option, and more in your dash.
The Kenwood Excelon DPX792BH CD receiver has Bluetooth, offers a built-in HD Radio tuner, and an option for SiriusXM satellite radio.
JVC's KD-R775S CD receiver has satellite radio controls, plus a USB port, auxiliary input, CD playback, and a sensitive AM/FM tuner.
The CDE-SXM145BT CD receiver gives you the great sound you expect from Alpine, plus SiriusXM satellite radio's great variety of music, sports, news, and entertainment.
The Kenwood Excelon KDC-X701 CD receiver includes Bluetooth wireless streaming, a built-in HD Radio tuner, and variable color illumination See it in this demo video.
The Kenwood Excelon DDX594 DVD receiver plays music from CDs, DVDs, and USB drives, plus Bluetooth for wireless convenience, and a built-in HD Radio® tuner.
The AVH-4200NEX DVD receiver incorporates Bluetooth, HD Radio, and it'll work with Apple® or AndroidT phones, too. See it in action in this demo video.
The Kenwood Excelon DDX6903S DVD receiver offers CarPlay with your iPhone, plus Bluetooth, and an HD Radio tuner. See it in this demo video.
The Pioneer DEH-X8800BHS CD receiver has Bluetooth, an HD Radio tuner, and supports SiriusXM tuners too. Two USB inputs let you plug in your smartphone.
Pioneer's FH-X830BHS CD receiver has 210,000 colors to choose from, plus Pandora and Spotify controls, HD Radio, Bluetooth, and SiriusXM add-on capability.
With iDatalink's Maestro radio replacement package, you can install a powerful navigation receiver and keep your favorite factory features like SYNC intact.
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JVC's marine-rated KD-X33MBS digital media receiverincludes built-in Bluetooth® and plenty of connections for all your digital devices. See it in this demo video.
With Bluetooth and robust smartphone integration, Kenwood's DDX774BH DVD receiver offers plenty of media options for short or long hauls. See it in this demo video.
JVC's KD-R988BTS CD receiver lets you control the show using the crystal-clear 2-line display, and it comes with Bluetooth for music streaming and hands-free calls.
The JVC Arsenal KW-V820BT DVD receiver includes Apple CarPlay® and cool media options, like Pandora® and SiriusXM, as well. Take a look in our demo video.
Kenwood's KDC-X301 CD receiver has built-in Bluetooth® for music streaming, and hands-free calling. And it's great with your digital sources. See it in this demo video.
Pioneer's AViC-8200NEX offers compatibilty with both Android AutoT and Apple CarPlayT, along with other great features. See some of its moves in this demo video.
Pioneer's AVIC-5200NEX navigation receiver boasts Apple CarPlay, and delivers accurate GPS guidance, and plays your favorite media sources. See it in this demo video.
The Kenwood DDX9703S DVD receiver combines a big 6.95" motorized face with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. See it in this demo video.
Kenwood's DNX573S navigation receiver offers Garmin GPS navigation, Bluetooth® , and awesome Apple CarPlayT compatibility. Take a look in this demo video.
The Pioneer FH-X730BS CD receiver has 210,000 colors with 10 brightness levels, plus built-in Bluetooth, SiriusXM capabilities, and smooth smartphone integration.
JVC's KD-R970BTS CD receiver lets you pick from a number ways to listen to your own music library. Variable color settings let you select the look you want.
Clarion's CX305 CD receiver offers streaming music from your smartphone, make hands-free calls, and play music on a connected iPod, iPhone, or USB drive.
JVC's KW-R925BTS CD receiver supports your iPhone or Android and has Bluetooth. You can also set your favorite colors in three different areas on its face.
Alpine's UTE-62BT digital media receiver lets you listen to stored music or stream Pandora and apps with your phone. There's Bluetooth for audio streaming, too.
Our friend Tim already had a cool boat, but the stereo wasn't keeping up. We decided to do something about that. Here's the gear we chose for a complete audio upgrade.
We've learned a lot about marine audio installations over the years. This article contains tips for installing receivers, speakers, subs, amps, and more on your boat.
The Sonata is a smart, stylish sedan that's good enough to compete head-to-head with any car in its segment. The stock stereo could stand an upgrade, though.
Jensen's VX4022 DVD receiver offers a big 6.2" screen, along with the connections you need to take advantage of your smartphone for music, navigation, and more.