MB Quart Launches Dedicated Nautic Marine Multimedia & Digital Source Units and Waterproof Spea
CHICAGO, IL (10.05.2018) – Maxxsonics USA released information on several new product platforms for marine application during the IBEX show in Florida.
This year, MB Quart has two new platforms and three new products that are being launched during the IBEX show in Tampa, Florida. These new platforms are critical to marine and powersports, specifically for boat builders, manufacturers and marine audio system integrator.
First, a new multimedia source unit, the GMR-LED and a Mechless source unit, also known as digital media receivers, model number MDR2.0. A third product is a new marine speaker added to the MB Quart marine speaker line, model number NF1-116.
MULTIMEDIA SOURCE UNIT – GMR-LED
The GMR-LED is an OFF-ROAD & Marine Multimedia Source Unit with 160 Watt internal amplifier features AM/FM/Bluetooth, USB. This is a full Mobile Entertainment Controller for a boat, RV or off-road vehicle. Brian Sherman, Director of Business Development for Maxxsonics USA said during an IBEX meeting, “MB Quart has been busy this year fine tuning the marine products. These new products are perfect for custom builders and system installers working marinas around the world.”
Among the key features boat builders and installers are excited for is the Dual Audio Zone Capability which allows two different volume areas of the boat to be controlled independently, such as passenger area and tower speakers. Also for improved audio shaping and sound control is the independent subwoofer level control and onboard 8-Band graphic equalizer. The unit also features weather band so often crucial in heavy weather and coastal areas.
GMR-LED Additional Features & Benefits:
OFF-ROAD & Marine Multimedia Source Unit
160 Watt AM/FM/Bluetooth, USB, Mobile Entertainment Controller
Bluetooth Connect & Quick-Pair
Quick and secure pairing of devices with your music library with album art displayed
Easily connect smartphones, portable media devices and streaming services. iPod control allows full Apple connectivity
Dual Audio Zone Capability
Control volume in two different areas independently, such as passenger area and tower speakers
Connect external amplifiers for speakers and subwoofers with six channels of connectivity
On board 3.5 inch high-contrast LED screen to view media artwork and external camera input
Marine certified to IPX67 with large waterproof buttons
DIGITAL MEDIA RECEIVER – MDR 2.0
With its built-in 4 channel amplifier, boat builders will flock to the new MB Quart MDR2.0. The unit delivers 50 watts x 4 channels to deliver power to a full system. Control is the key theme for this unit, from the media stand point, the unit is both Apple and Android compatible and from the perspective of outputs the 4 volt RCA output can drive multiple external amplifiers allowing marine audio system designers to install speakers throughout the vessel including tower speakers.
MDR2.0 Additional Features & Benefits:
OFF-ROAD & Marine Multimedia Mechless Source Unit
200 Watt AM/FM/Bluetooth, Apple Control and Android Compatible
Internal 4 channel amplifier delivers 200 watts maximum power with 4 x 50 watts to power full range speakers
4volts RCA outputs can run external amplifiers to power speakers and subwoofers
NAUTIC 6.5 INCH MARINE SPEAKERS
Since the mid 1980’s, MB Quart has been designing and innovative speakers for marine installations. This new speaker system takes decades of experience and puts it into a great sounding, easy to install pair of speakers. The system features water resistant components to the IPX67 standard, including midrange cones, Neo-Mylar tweeters and rust resistant connectors.
NF1-116 Features & Benefits:
The Neo-Mylar marine tweeters, which is integrated into the grills, delivers a superior sound quality as well as the added benefit of additional output
6.5 inch Mica Filled Polypropylene Cone
The poly speaker will produce deep bass tones with musical midrange frequencies
Internal 12dB Crossover
Crossover is completely sealed against water and sea spray
Special epoxy finish resists yellowing or sun fade
SHIPPING DATES / PRICING:
GMR-LED Shipping December 2018 $349.99 MSRP
MDR2.0 Shipping Q1 2019 $149.99 MSRP
NF1-116 Shipping Q1 2019 $99.99 MSRP
Pricing, Specifications and Performance Subject to Improvement without Notice.