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The Boss Audio BV7985 is an in-dash AM/FM/DVD/MP3/CD car receiver that can be hooked up to both MP3 players and iPods.

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Flash card support significantly increases external content handling - enables image and video file viewing in addition to foldered music playback

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Sound outputting is fantastic - loud, punchy audio level will likely not be required to go above 25%

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Picture quality is excellent - image and video content are crystal clear, with excellent color and contrast levels

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Plays back a wide variety of formats with minimal issues - CDs, DVDs and Mp3 players are fully supported without latency or loss of quality

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FM radio tuning is hit and miss - sound quality may degrade within 30-60 seconds of dialling in a new station, potentially ending in a static signal

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Incompatible with speaker systems below 4 ohms - not recommended for users with high-end units from Kenwood, Infinity, Alpine, etc.

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CD/DVD drive takes quite a while to load disc content - considerably slower than competitors from Kenwood and JVC

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The Boss Audio BV7985 is an in-dash AM/FM/DVD/MP3/CD car receiver that can be hooked up to both MP3 players and iPods. A slight upgrade from the BV9780, the BV9785 uses a 4.3” wide-screen and touch-screen TFT monitor capable of 1152x234 resolution. Priced at $229.95, $10 higher than the BV9780, the Audio BV9785 offers the functionality of previous models (including the BV7950, BV7970, and BV7980), while also utilizing a larger monitor to display DVD and MP4 movies. The Boss Audio BV7985 also features a USB port, a front auxiliary input port, and preset EQ response curves.

  • DIN mounting
  • Motorized slide down full detachable panel
  • USB port
  • Front auxiliary input
  • Compatible with audio output of iPod or any other MP3 players
  • Built-in 4.3” Widescreen TFT monitor
  • Resolution:  1152 x 234 pixels
  • Brightness:  400 NITS
  • NTSC/PAL compatible
  • On screen display
  • PLL synthesized AM/FM tuner
  • 30 Station presets
  • Switchable USA/Europe radio frequencies
  • RDS (Radio Data System)
  • Illuminated controls
  • Preset EQ response curves
  • Separate bass and treble
  • Balance and fader controls
  • Loudness
  • Stereo/mono switch
  • Local/distance switch
  • Mute function
  • Last position memory
  • Repeat/intro/random
  • Subwoofer output
  • 1-Bit D/A converter
  • ESP (anti-skip mechanism)
  • Dual (front and rear) RCA outputs
  • Wireless remote control
  • Output power:  80w x 4 channels
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