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The BV8966B is an in-dash DVD, CD, and MP3 receiver from Boss Audio.

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Crisp, clear display with a decent resolution (1440 x 234) handles video playback well.

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Remembers your screen positioning and DVD position even after the car is turned off.

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Capable of handling high-end speaker configurations.

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Motorized display can be placed at just the right angle for optimal viewing.

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Great Bluetooth connectivity--establishes sync with devices very quickly.

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Menu interface sports features that aren't included on this model.

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Radio performance is lacking--takes a while to pick up FM/AM signals.

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.


The BV8966B 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 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 receiver also has an integrated AM/FM tuner with 30 station presets and is an upgrade to the BV8962 since it includes Bluetooth connectivity, allowing the user to make hands-free calls from a Bluetooth-enabled phone.  Like the BV8962, the BV8966B is designed with a large 7" touchscreen monitor that is motorized, sliding out of a single DIN mount.  The monitor has a resolution of 1440 x 234 pixels and 600 nits brightness and the front panel is fully detachable for security.  The receiver also has a rear view camera input and dual RCA outputs for adding an external amplifier.  The BV8966B provides a total output power of 80 watts through four channels and comes with a wireless remote control.

  • 7" Widescreen Touchscreen TFT Monitor
  • Resolution: 1440 x 234 pixels
  • Brightness: 600 NITS
  • NTSC/PAL compatible
  • Motorized, Slide-Down detachable front panel
  • 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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06/19/2012 09:33

Same problem, it asks for the password but I don't know and I tried looking in the manual but I can't find it :\ or I didn't look right but I need the password. Any suggestions?

10/14/2011 10:13

some one please, need to reset the password on my stereo does not allow me to use full functions. i didn't even know how i set it up before! and dont know the password



10/14/2011 10:14

write back to pelos.55@live thanks!



10/17/2011 01:52

I'm not sure, but I found their support site:

You can search for your problem through the knowledgebase or maybe download the manual if you don't have it.



01/29/2012 12:20

the password is 88888 its in the manual

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