Clarion M508 Marine Single Din Bluetooth Receiver

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Merrily, merrily down the stream (-ing music)

 

Clarion's M508 digital media receiver lets you stream music from your smartphone or any Bluetooth device to your boat's sound system. Bluetooth aptX processing (also found in many Android smartphones) restores the sparkle that's lost during compression, so you'll enjoy much better sound quality.

Shape your sound your way

Clarion built this rugged marine receiver to last, but it's also designed to deliver outstanding sound. The 3-band parametric equalizer lets you adjust the highs, mids, and lows to suit your preferences, and you can use the built-in frequency filters and subwoofer controls to get the best possible performance from your system. You'll find the four sets of preamps handy if you're adding amplifiers to your sound system.

Dual zone control lets you split the boat into two distinct areas to suit your needs, one zone powered by the radio and the second by an external amp (sold separately). You'll be able to crank up the bow speakers and leave the cabin speakers at a more conversational level.

 

Make the most of your music sources

The M508 gives you mastery over your music collection. If you're a Pandora® Internet radio fan, you can listen to your favorite stations when your iPhone's connected via USB. Song and artist information shows up clearly on the sharp-looking black-on-white 2-line display.

If you've ripped your entire CD collection and gone digital, you can plug a thumb drive into the front USB port and enjoy all your favorite MP3 or WMA tunes, or you can play your digital music player through the handy front AUX input. You can also enjoy the vast array of programming on satelllite radio by connecting a SiriusXM tuner (sold separately, subscription required).

Tune into terrestrial radio

Clarion's excellent AM/FM tuner hauls in plenty of local radio stations, no matter where in the world "local" might turn out to be. You'll also be able to get the latest on changing conditions from the Weather Band.

The black-on-white face makes it easy to see what you're tuned into at the moment, and the controls make changing channels or sources a breeze, even when you're underway.

Marine-rated durability

Clarion has earned its reputation for building marine electronics tough enough to withstand salt water, heavy fog, blistering sunlight, and lashing rain. The M508 is a versatile, multi-source receiver that's tough enough to handle the extremes of a marine environment.

 

This marine digital media receiver will not play CDs.

Product highlights:

General Features:

marine digital media receiver with AM/FM/WB tuner
no internal CD player — plays MP3 and WMA music files from your iPod and other external sources
built-in Bluetooth® for music streaming
Bluetooth aptX for superior sound quality from Android phones
enjoy Pandora using your iPhone®
2-line black-on-white LCD display
for single-DIN applications
Marine-specific Features:

specially sealed against the elements for use in the marine environment
conformal-coated PCB circuit board
covers for front USB and AUX inputs
NMEA 2000 connectivity with optional MW6 module
marine remote ready
Audio Features:

3-band EQ with 11 preset sound curves
fully-adjustable fader and control subwoofer controls
Expandability:

compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
built-in iPod control
inputs: front USB and AUX inputs
outputs: 8-channel preamp outputs (front, rear, sub, zone 2)
Other Features and Specs:

built-in amplifier (20 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
chassis width: 7.185"
chassis height: 2.055"
nose width: 7.405"
nose height: 2.275"
warranty: 1 year

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