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  JVC KD-X33MBS Digital Media Receiver
 
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Digital media receiver for Jeep, powersports, or marine applications (does not play CDs)

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Our Price: CAD $139.99 Reduced Price: CAD $129.99 You Save CAD $10.00

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Product Code: 105KDX33MB


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The right receiver for your Jeep, ATV, or boat

There's no need to pack your CD collection when you head off on an outdoor adventure. JVC's marine-rated KD-X33MBS digital media receiver offers an impressive array of features, including built-in Bluetooth® and plenty of connections for all your digital devices, so you'll have lots of options for entertainment. As an added bonus, the reverse display cuts through glare and makes this receiver ideal for convertibles and open-top vehicles.

JVC KD-X33MBS Marine Digital Media Receiver

6-channel preamps

Ready for your iPhone® or Android™

Plug your iPod® or iPhone into the front USB port and enjoy complete control, not to mention faster charging. This JVC's built-in iPod controls let you access your playlists intuitively. If you're an Apple Music, Pandora® or iHeartRadio listener, you can connect your iPhone® and access basic functions like "play," "pause," "thumbs-up," and "thumbs-down" with the receiver's controls. With an Android phone, you can stream Pandora and iHeartRadio through Bluetooth.

For added convenience, the 2-way control feature lets you pick your music using the receiver or the phone itself. If your phone is equipped with Siri® Eyes Free technology, anything you can do with Siri can be done with the KD-X33MBS.

If you're an Android user, you can use the JVC Music Control app to get more from your music when you connect your smartphone (select operating systems only) via USB. You can list and search stored MP3 music by artist or album, or let the app analyze your songs and create a playlist that suits your mood.

Do more with your USB connection

The powerful 1.5A USB port lets you keep a smartphone charged while it's performing many battery-draining tasks at once. With your smartphone connected, you can use Drive Change Mode to listen to your phone's internal memory as one source and access its little microSD card as another. Drive Change also lets you switch between multiple memory cards in a USB multi-card reader or multiple USB thumbdrives connected to a USB hub. The KD-X33MBS plays MP3, WMA, WAV, and FLAC files, and they'll all sound great, thanks to the 24-bit digital audio converter (DAC).

Easily expand your system

If you're planning to expand your audio system in the future, the KD-X33MBS includes three sets of 4-volt preamp outputs for adding amps to your system. In addition to Bluetooth and a host of inputs, you can also connect the SiriusXM satellite radio tuner (not included), so you can enjoy music, news, sports, and more, wherever you roam.

Made for marine and outdoor use

A marine-rated receiver has to do more than just look good and sound great. It also has to stand up to salt, spray, sunlight, and rough weather. JVC designed the KD-X33MBS to withstand the rigors of outdoor life, with a conformal-coated circuit board and an anti-rust coating that help prevent moisture from causing damage. These no-nonsense features keep the music playing, so you can relax and enjoy yourself, whether you're out on the water or out in the woods. The "short body" design fits almost any boat, Jeep, or ATV.

Habla español

The KD-X33MBS lets you choose either English or Spanish as your menu and display language.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?

In most cars, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.

 
Product Highlights:

   
General Features:
   » marine digital media receiver with AM/FM tuner (does not play CDs)
   » built-in MOSFET amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
   » built-in Bluetooth
   » detachable face with single-line display and blue illumination
   » white background is easier to read in bright sunlight
   » short-body design is ideal for Jeeps, ATVs, boats, golf carts, and more
   » conformal coated circuit board for water resistance
   » Drive Change Mode for mass storage devices
   » separated brightness control for LCD and button illumination
   » selectable English or Spanish menu display

   
Smartphone Features:
   » USB 1A connection charges devices quickly
   » works with Siri Eyes Free technology
   » built-in iPod control; 2-way iPod/iPhone control
   » control iTunes Radio®, PANDORA®, and iHeart Radio with an iPhone through USB
   » control PANDORA and iHeart Radio with an Android through Bluetooth

   
Audio Features:
   » plays MP3, WMA, WAV, and FLAC files
   » high- and low-pass filters
   » Easy EQ with 8 presets and 13-band graphic equalizer

   
Expandability:
   » inputs: front USB 1.5A port, front auxiliary input
   » outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (4.0-volt front, rear, sub)
   » can access multiple memory cards in multi-card reader or multiple USB thumb drives in USB hub
   » compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
   » compatible with optional wired remotes

   
Other Features and Specs:
   » warranty: 2 years

JVC KD-X33MBS Reviews

29 people say

 
February-05-17
Reviewer: Joshua from Walnut Creek, CA  
Great multimedia deck, easy to see screen in any light. Have same stereo in two cars I like it so much.


 
Great for convertibles! January-16-17
Reviewer: Jeremy from Fredericksburg, TX  
This receiver is great for convertibles. I drive a Jeep and with the top off you can still read the display. The functionality with my bluetooth for Pandora is great. I can drive with my phone in my pocket and control everything from the receiver, as well as answer phone calls. Don't forget to plug in the mic on the back when you install! The install was super easy. I called Crutchfield for one question and they gave me immediate answers as well as a few more tips on the wiring which would have stumped me. The only downside is figuring out all the functionality. However, the manual is clear and it just takes time to sort through it and figure it out. I appreciate the ability to customize what sources you want to access so you can eliminate others from the display options. The internal amplifier at 22RMS greatly helped my tweeters and mids sound crisp and clear through my Polk speakers. The sub pre-out is nice for sending a signal via RCA's to an amplifier if you desire to add some bass to your system. The removable face plate will be nice in the summer when I have the top off. All in all a great purchase and especially good for those with convertibles or open air vehicles, including marine applications since the circuit board is water resistant.


 
Great sound, Easy to read display. December-22-16
Reviewer: David from Richmond, VA  
Inexpensive, durable unit. Many features and simple to use. I have one of these in my boat and it endured choppy waters and a few rainstorms with no issues. Liked it so much I installed one in my daughter's car. She loves it. The display is easy to read in direct sunlight a plus in a boat. Bluetooth works well and the handsfree calling is simple to use. Sound is good for this pricepoint and as always, Crutchfield was there to help with my questions.


 
Sounds great December-19-16
Reviewer: Dustin from Hawaii  
Great little stereo, replaced the factory radio in my jeep, sounds good and works good. Only wish I could change the screen to white on black


 
December-12-16
Reviewer: Anonymous person from Omaha, NE  
Still early but seems to work great and install was easy.


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