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Boss BV8745B


$400.00 Released January, 2010

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Built-in Bluetooth plays music right from the iPhone without hiss or background noise. Bluetooth phone calls are crisp and clear on both ends. Reasonably low price compared to other units with the same features.

The Cons:No steering wheel control interface available. Doesn't support SDHC or USB memory sticks larger than 2Gb.

The BV8745B is an in-dash DVD, CD, and MP3 receiver from Boss Audio.  The receiver offers playback of WMA, MP4, MP3, DVD, SVCD, VCD, CDR, CDRW, and SDVD formats and is also NTSC/PAL compatible.  It has an integrated AM/FM tuner with 30 station presets and is an upgrade to the BV8740 since it includes Bluetooth connectivity, allowing the user to take hands-free calls from a Bluetooth-enabled phone.

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  The receiver also has built-in USB and SD card slots as well as an AUX input on the front panel, allowing direct playback from an MP3 player.  The BV8745B is designed with a 5" touchscreen monitor that has a resolution of 1440 x 234 pixels and 600 nits brightness.  Like the BV8740, the front panel of the unit is motorized, sliding down from the single DIN mount, and has illuminated touch controls.  The receiver also has a rear view camera input and dual RCA outputs for adding external amplifiers.  The BV8745B provides a total output power of 80 watts through four channels and comes with a wireless remote control.

Features/Specs

  • 5" Widescreen Touchscreen TFT Monitor
  • Resolution: 1440 x 234 pixels
  • Brightness: 600 NITS
  • NTSC/PAL compatible
  • Motorized, Slide-Down detachable front panel
  • Touch Sensitive Controls
  • Bluetooth-Enabled
  • Playback: WMA, MP4, MP3, DVD, SVCD, VCD, CDR, CDRW & SDVD
  • Output power: 80w x 4 channels
  • PLL synthesized AM/FM tuner
  • 30 station presets
  • Switchable USA/Europe radio frequencies
  • Front panel AUX input
  • USB & SD Memory Card Slot
  • Compatible with iPod and other MP3 players
  • Separate bass and treble
  • Balance and fader controls
  • Dual (front and rear) RCA outputs
  • Rear view camera input
  • Single DIN mounting
  • Wireless remote control
  • 1 year limited warranty

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    built-in Bluetooth plays music right from the iPhone without hiss or background noise

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    Bluetooth phone calls are crisp and clear on both ends

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    reasonably low price compared to other units with the same features

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    good sound clarity and definition in the audio

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    instruction manual does a great job covering everything you need to know for installation

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    customer service is responsive and prompt

Cons
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    no steering wheel control interface available

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    doesn't support SDHC or USB memory sticks larger than 2Gb

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