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Scosche ACM1

Universal marine receiver cover (Black)

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Overview

Our take on the Scosche ACM1

Protect that expensive in-dash receiver in your boat with this Scosche universal marine cover. The tinted design will match just about any interior, and the hinged cover will shield any single-DIN (or 2-shaft) radio from sun, salt, and spray. Outer dimensions: 9-7/8"W x 4-3/8"H x 3-15/16"D (with cover open). You can find more detailed dimensions in the Details tab. Warranty: 90 days.

Good quality easy installation

Anonymous, Willis, Mi

What's in the Box:

  • Universal water-resistant radio cover (black with tinted plastic hinged cover)
  • 2 Shaft radio inserts
  • Four 1-1/8" mounting screws
  • 4 Speed clips
  • Adhesive backed foam gasket
  • Instructions
  • Template
Reviews

Scosche ACM1 Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(24 Reviews)

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Anonymous from Willis, Mi on 9/19/2016

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Good quality easy installation

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Mason from Granby, MA on 9/7/2016

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The product itself seems well built, but I didn't get to install it. The template that comes with it is scaled too small and therefore useless. The actual size hole required was too large to fit on my dash console.

Pros: Seems sturdy

Cons: Template not correct

Crutchfield response on September 7, 2016 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Anonymous from Atlanta, Ga. on 2/29/2016

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Fits perfect on my motorcycle fairing

Pros: Good fit

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Anonymous from Georgia on 6/30/2015

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Perfect fit.

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a from fruitland iowa on 4/21/2015

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Easy to install. Flip cover performs as advertised. I am using this cover to protect a non marine alpine unit as a marine unit in my boat. There is larger selection and better features on non marine units works great with no problems

Pros: Ease of installation

Cons: Little spendy

Radio cover for boat

Heidi from Cincinnati Ohio on 4/1/2015

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Great look. Looks stream lined

Pros: Sturdy

Cons: Sticks a bit

quick and in excelent condition

excelent from boston on 8/10/2014

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fast delivery and in perfect condition

Pros: as they said no lie

Cons: none

Works like a charm!

RPags from Bordentown, NJ on 7/27/2014

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I wasn't sure if this would work on my boat however I just had to open the space vacated by a Clarion receiver. It makes it simple to open the cover and close it compared to the original.

Pros: Smooth action when opening with a push of a button.

Cons: Having to cut a larger hole in the console. The cover disappears inside the console when opened.

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Ken B. from Lac du Flambeau, WI on 7/11/2014

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it is a great looking product but it was to wide for my opening

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Great Buy

paul from cloverdale ind on 7/1/2014

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the best on the market very well built cant beat a life time warranty on this product bought it for a new batwing fairing for my harley

Pros: very well built , can even change how fast you want the door to open

Cons: none

Fantastic!!!

chris z from Spring, TX on 5/31/2014

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Just what i needed. Used it on my Harley fairing to cover the radio.

Pros: Ease of installation and use.

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Not a true marine product.

MadhouseSS from Pueblo West, CO on 11/15/2013

Reading the description of this product makes one believe it is suitable for marine use which is incorrect. I replaced an older version faceplate cover with this one and within a sort period of time the sliding face of this product did not want to slide open smoothly. I had to clean a small amount of dust from the sliding tracks. That is a common occurrence yet not this product's major flaw. The biggest problem with this product involves it actually channeling water directly to the head unit it is suppose to be protecting. In the description it clearly states it has a foam gasket which apparently did not help keep water away from my expensive head unit. It took a five minute afternoon drizzle to put my Kenwood into some sort of flashing "protection" mode. I cut the power to the unit and allowed it to dry which the unit worked fine a day later. I used silicone to seal the back of this cover to the boat in order to keep the water out. No dice. The problem is the sliding face plate allowed water into the head unit. The next time I was out it rained again. This time there was not hope for the Kenwood. It no longer works because I trusted a product that claimed to be a marine product and clearly was not. The best use for this product does not involve an application where it

Pros: Looked like a factory part

Cons: Head unit suffered water damage from rain. Flimsy sliding door that is stubborn and does not want to slide open unless it is super clean. Latch holding door down opens itself. Plastic got hair line scratches easily.

Very nice stereo cover

Chuck C. from Texas on 10/18/2013

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This is a really nice cover. Worth the price. Fit my stereo perfectly. Operates flawless. I really like the spring loaded front cover operation. Hoping to get a lot of years service out of it.

Pros: Nice cover that provides protection to the stereo.

Cons: The overall footprint of the cover installed was bigger than I realized. But that is my fault for not understanding the measurements before I installed it.

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Ronchow from Bastrop, La on 9/22/2013

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Cheap made

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Cover does not stay down.

Stereo Enclosure

Fuzzy from Houston, TX. on 9/3/2013

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Replacing factory installed unit just like this. Glad to be able to find exact match. Good looks & function. Better than the competition. Give it a try. Crutchfield Rocks! Great service!

Pros: Good looks & function.

Cons: none

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Tony from Charlotte, NC on 8/17/2013

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This cover works great, but throw away the template that they sent in the package. Take your own measurements and make the necessary hole cuts. You could imagine how frustrating it was to install with a outdated template!

Pros: Works great once installed.

Cons: Template needs updated.

Crutchfield response on August 26, 2013 Thanks for your review. We're letting the manufacturer know about the problem with the template. The dimensions listed on the template are correct, but you're right; they do not match the dimensions of the template printout.

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Anonymous from Eau Claire Wi. on 7/25/2013

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Easy to install and great protection!

Pros: Ease of installation.

Cons: None so far!

Very Fast Delivery

W from Atlanta, GA on 5/1/2013

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Works as described.

Pros: Surprisingly fast (and free!) delivery.

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NICE PRODUCT

RP from COLUMBUS MS on 11/12/2012

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REALLY IMPRESSED WITH THE QUALITY.

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Looks Great!

Neat from Springboro, oh on 6/8/2012

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Easy to install. Looks great. Fits our new unit perfectly.

Pros: easy installation.

Cons: none

Looks good

Will H. from Conn. on 8/20/2011

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Looks good, seems to be well built. Unfortunately it would not work for my application.

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LA from Solomons Island, MD on 6/1/2011

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Worked perfectly. West Marine did not carry the size I needed and this product was a perfect fit. And it arrived next day!

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poor product

vern from crowley , tx on 1/26/2011

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the door springs are to weak ! door wont stay latched closed ! package missing template ! , had to make mine. door scratched out of package ! just a all around bummer, if i hadnt took so much time to install i would have sent back ! another inferior product as far as i am concerned .

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Add bulk and no protection!

joeysparadise from Branford, FL on 8/13/2010

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The smoky cover just flaps open with the slightest breeze of air...literally! What you end up with is a bulky frame around your exposed receiver. The latch mechanism is plastic and of poor quality... complete design flaw. The slightest vibration or touch opens the cover. Driving the boat down the road, on the water et al.... unless the vessel/vehicle is sitting absolutely still, will elicit such a response. this provides no protection whatsoever. I hope crutchfield will test this product and offer a better design. They also sent me a different model free of charge, it looks like it will stay closed more or less (Metra-99 cover...). Go with that one. Because now I'd have to drill new holes in my boat and caulk the old ones from this Scosche because the Metra is slightly less bulky.

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Product Research

Features

Overview: The Universal water-resistant radio cover protects your car stereo receiver in marine applications (or open off-road vehicles). The kit allows you to install most DIN or shaft receivers. The kit is mounted using the four included screws. The Kit's mounting hole spacing is 9.028" wide x 2.003" tall.

Hinged Cover: The kit features a tinted hinged cover with a spring-loaded latch. The heavy-duty hinged cover is supported by dual springs which support the cover while it's open.

Water Resistance: The kit includes a foam gasket to protect the receiver from water seeping in around the frame.

Dimensions:

  • Outer Dimensions:
    • Width: 9.820"
    • Height: 4.361"
    • Depth: 2.631" (3.885" with cover open)
  • Internal Cover Dimensions: allowable space for receiver's trim ring
    • Width: 7.604"
    • Height: 2.496"
  • Internal Depth: 0.937" (maximum receiver nose depth allowable)
  • Sleeve opening: allowable space for receiver's DIN sleeve or chassis--some slight filing to kit opening is possible
    • Width: 7.206"
    • Height: 2.094"
  • Opening required to mount kit:
    • Width: 8.260"
    • Height: 3.322"

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Q & A

Customer Q&A

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Why did you buy this?

This is going in a boat and wanted extra weather protection. [ Michael  Nov 23, 2016 ]
Cover protect radio from being kicked or hit. The screen is tinted but you can still see some information while closed. [ Daniel  Nov 14, 2016 ]
Fits the Fusion radio I got and will keep it safe from the salt water on my center console boat both at sea & powerwashing.. [ Gerald L.  Jul 23, 2016 ]
I broke my last one and needed a replacement. [ Sam  Jul 18, 2016 ]
To protect new marine stereo. [ mel713  Jul 05, 2016 ]
needed one [ Keith  Jun 29, 2016 ]
replacing radio on my pontoon and the cover on mine now the door is sticking and have a hard time opening . [ Ervin  Jun 06, 2016 ]
Looks. and reviews on product [ Daniel  Mar 14, 2016 ]
I don't know much about stereo equipment but I have purchased from them in the past based on their advice and it was right on target. I need a new stereo for the boat, and I trust their advice. Also I have had Kenwood home stereo tuner for over thirty five years and still works great. [ P  Jan 02, 2017 ]
Figure it would help keep unwanted salt spray of my flats boat unit. We'll see. [ Grant  Aug 19, 2016 ]
Seemed like the best choice [ William  Jun 25, 2016 ]
Installed this cover in the past. It looks good. The only issue I had was that it did not want to stay latched. Hope this one works better. Other then the latch issue it worked very good. [ MICHAEL L  Mar 01, 2016 ]

3 questions already asked

I don't remember the distance between the mounting holes but I did have to enlarge my single din opening about a quarter of an inch so the cover could roll back when opened. [ Michael  Sep 20, 2016 ]
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for installation. [ Krissy  Apr 10, 2014 ]  Staff
That would be a great application for this product. It would help to protect the in-dash receiver from the elements. [ Jeff  Dec 17, 2013 ]  Staff
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