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Old 12-08-2018, 06:04 PM
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Is there a good, marine, standard size, Head unit radio that has a built in amp? Not looking for a separate amp. Not looking to break the bank either.
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Old 12-09-2018, 08:39 PM
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Most standard din size radios put 25-50 watts per channel. Two things to consider-blue tooth, and expandable. I just have a cheap kenwood but was able to slowly upgrade in steps due to having line outputs.
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Old 12-10-2018, 12:47 AM
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If I was to get a new head unit, I'd probably go with a Fusion. They have 4x50 watt built in amps
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Old 12-10-2018, 04:58 PM
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No head unit has a GOOD built in amplifier. None, zero. The space and current draw limitations prevent it from being possible. 50 watts per channel is a marketing term, not a real measure of power. The Fusion RA70 is a great unit and they offer a kit to mount it in a standard size DIN hole (as it is a smaller body unit). But I always, always recommend a proper amplifier in a boat.
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