JENSEN Marine Introduces 3.5” Bluetooth Round Stereo

Jensen MS

ASA Electronics has introduced the MS30BTR, a self-contained AM/FM/USB 3.5”compact Bluetooth stereo. This unique stereo offers boating enthusiasts every feature they are looking for in a compact, simple-to-use design.

The 160 watt MS30BT has every audio option from the tried-and-true to the latest technological advancements all aimed at providing top-of-the-line entertainment. The stereo features Bluetooth streaming audio (A2DP) and controls (AVRCP) so music lovers can listen to their personal tunes while relaxing on their boats. To give users an even wider array of music options, this unit features a USB input for MP3 devices. In addition, this stereo has an auxiliary input and a line out audio (RCA).

The MS30BTR is perfect for boaters looking for a space saving, high performance system built specifically for the marine environment. The unit features a large, daylight readable LCD display along with blue backlit controls to offer boaters a user-friendly interface. The MS30BTR also features audio tone, balance and fader controls and a full four channel output. Plus, this system has a zero current memory draw which allows for successful boat storage without running down the battery.

This economical stereo has been specifically designed with the unique specifications needed to ensure it has a long life aboard any boat. The MS30BTR features conformal-coated circuit boards along with the ability to fit a 3" gauge hole. Plus, this powerful little radio features UV resistant finishes and corrosion resistant materials to guarantee it withstands the rough aquatic environment.

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