By Gideon V. – Sonic Electronix Editor

The calm and silence of nature is relaxing while at sea, but it is nice to have the option of listening to your favorite music and radio programs when boating. Face it, there are times when you find yourself out at sea wishing you could catch the broadcast of a game or a talk show. Adding a marine head unit to your boat allows you to do both. With a marine stereo installed into your boat, you can listen to your favorite tunes and broadcasts throughout all of your excursions. The Dual brand offers some of the most affordable, yet high-quality, marine head units.

Dual marine head units are practical for boats, motorcycles, and other outdoor applications because they can endure outdoor elements such as rain and sunlight. Dual marine stereos are specifically designed to maintain strong performance despite facing outdoor conditions. These models are water resistant, which means they will guard against moisture and water splashes. The clear-coated circuit boards prevent moisture from corroding the internal wiring. Dual head unit use special faceplates that are UV-resistant to protect the LCD display from sunlight.

Dual marine stereos include an AM/FM tuner so you can tune into all of your favorite radio shows and sports broadcasts. Besides radio, you can play all of your favorite CD, MP3, and WMA songs through these stereos. Like car stereos, Dual marine head units include standard controls for volume and track selection, as well as built-in equalizers.

The Dual MXCP50 is an in-dash marine receiver combo package featuring a pair of 6-1/2” marine speakers. Besides a beautiful blue, white and green marine head unit, you get a pair of dynamic dual cone 6.5” marine speakers that are sure to please your on board crew. These speakers have 40 watts of RMS per pair while the head unit puts out 18 watts of RMS by 4 channels. As with marine head units, marine speakers are built with special water and corrosion resistant properties to ensure long lasting playback.

If you want a marine stereo with a rear aux input for portable media player compatibility, the Dual MXCP7030 is a great choice. You can use the Dual iPlug for connecting an auxiliary source. This package also includes a set of 6-1/2” 2-way marine speakers rated at 40 watts of RMS power. Your passengers will love the detailed and crisp sound produced by this awesome marine head unit and speakers combo.

A trip on your boat is already a fantastic way to spend your leisure time, but imagine the added pleasure of listening to your favorite tunes while sailing the seas. What are you waiting for? Order a Dual system today!