Our Top Choice
Sony Marine Boat Radio Receiver
Sony is a renowned brand with diverse product lines ranging from consumer electronics to mobile technologies, gaming consoles to movies and music, among others.
Radio Data Service (RDS) displays information. Features two dedicated amp outputs for connecting extra amplifiers if needed. Sirius package allows you hook up to internet radio.
The remote control may not be the easiest to get to grips with, but it works well.
Rectangular/ round shape
13 x 10 x 5 inches; 6.3lbs
52 watts x 4
Receiver, wired & IR remotes
Kenwood Marine CD Receiver
Kenwood Corporation products are synonymous with quality and are developed and designed to meet consumer expectations and beyond.
Front-panel input for easy device connection. Multicolor option for backlight control. Optional LCD display in Spanish and theft deterrent faceplate.
Sound quality doesn’t match the best of the competition, but this is still an excellent choice.
6.7 x 5.9 x 3.1 inches; 4.4lbs
50 Watts x 4
Receiver, 2 speakers
Fusion Entertainment Marine Stereo System with Bluetooth
Fusion Entertainment is a world leader in audio and entertainment system production with products centered on complete satisfaction and class for the user.
High-end look and sturdy build. Free downloadable wireless remote control for your smartphone and an extremely waterproof IPX7 front panel.
Smaller than a standard DIN stereo.
2.4 x 4.9 x 7.4 inches; 2.2lbs
50 watts x 4
Clarion Marine Watertight Remote Control
Clarion boasts close ties to automobiles as far as in-car devices and solutions are concerned, and is associated with several groundbreaking inventions in the field.
Wired to the receiver so you can install the receiver in a safe location. Can be mounted anywhere on the boat. LCD screen displays well under the sun’s glare.
The remote may not be as watertight and durable as portrayed.
5.2 x 4.2 x 4.4 inches; 0.6lbs
45 watts X 4
Pyle Bluetooth Marine Stereo Receiver
Pyle is known for its woofers and speakers built with advanced technology but has expanded its product line to include car stereo systems and home audio units.
High speed and reliable bluetooth connectivity. Integrated microphone for hands-free calls, wireless, full function remote, and a built-in AM/FM radio receiver.
The top performance notwithstanding, there’ve been reports of the unit suddenly malfunctioning and packing up for no obvious cause.
2 x 4.3 x 7 inches; 1.2lbs
75 watts x 4
Receiver, Amp, 4 speakers, wires