The right audio setup can make a world of difference in your travels. Boss Audio has everything you need to get started. So if you’re looking to get some boom boom without spending the big bucks, we have you covered.
Audiophiles will tell you, you need an in-depth technical analysis of all the components of a speaker setup for your car and if it isn’t tuned by an astrophysicist then it’s not worth having.
We’re here to tell you that while hardcore audio people might recommend setups that cost well over a grand, it just ain’t needed for most regular folk. Can you listen to music with Boss audio and enjoy it without breaking the bank? Yes, you can and that’s what we’re about.
They’ve been in business for over 30 years. We’ll go through popular choices for speakers, amps, subwoofers, and stereos. Here is our Boss Audio System Guide:
Boss Audio CH6530
These 6530s come in a pair with a max wattage of 150 each. There are 2 different circumferences available, and these are 3 way. They come with a 3-year warranty as well. Ch6530s are made of rubber, plastic, and metal as far as materials go. They have a resilient design and can stand up to some punishment. You can’t beat their value, for the price. Currently running at 20 bucks(subject to change). Reviews of these speakers are filled with folks mainly shocked at how good they sound vs how much they cost. This is a common theme of all Boss products. It does what and it costs what? If you want a great budget pair, pick these up.
Specifications: Full Range, Mounting Depth: 2.1 inches, Impedance: 4 Ohms, Frequency Response: 100Hz – 18Khz.
Boss Audio NX654 400 Watt
These NX654 speakers offer the most wattage that Boss Audio has to offer. 6.5″ circumference and a 4-way speaker pair. So your highs, lows, and mids are smoothed out. Sensitivity is 90 decibels. These can get loud. Customers are happy with the bass and price of this pair. 3-year warranty included.
Specifications: Full Range, Mounting Depth: 2.5 inches, Sensitivity: 90 db, Impedance: 4 Ohms, Frequency Response: 65Hz – 20Khz.
Boss Audio CH6CK 350 Watt Speakers - W/ Tweeters and Crossovers
The best selling speaker kit for Boss audio includes speakers with two tweeters and two crossovers. It’s a nice affordable setup if you want separate audio sources for your highs and lows to experience a fuller sound. While not quite as loud as our previous example, for the same price you get a more dynamic setup. This also comes with a 3-year warranty.
Specifications: Full Range, Mounting Depth: 1.7 inches, Sensitivity: 90 db, Impedance: 4 Ohms, Frequency Response: 100Hz – 18Khz.
Boss Audio RIOT R1100M
Die-hard audio snobs are often times shocked when something is cheap and just works. That’s this amp, and you can read about happy customers all over the internet gushing about it. A powerful amplifier for a great price. Capable of 1100 Watts @ 2 Ohms into one channel, or a max power output of 550 Watts @ 4 Ohms into one channel. This is perfect for subwoofers to get the wattage you need, including a variable bass boost to tweak your sound. This comes with a 6-year warranty.
Specifications: 1100 Watts @ 2-Ohms, High and Low Level inputs, Remote Subwoofer Control
Boss Audio Elite BA1200
The sleek Audio Elite Amplifier from Boss Audio offers slightly more max wattage than our previous example and 600 Max Watts at 4 Ohms. It also comes with a six-year warranty. And is slightly more expensive. But, that comes with the addition of variable low pass crossover and a bass boost with a remote subwoofer controller. So you can fine tune your beats a bit more with this option. Plus it has LEDs to light up the side, style points.
Specifications: 1200 Watts @ 2-Ohms, High and Low Level inputs, Crossovers for Low and High passes
Boss Audio PM2500 Phantom
The big kahuna of power. This PM2500 offering from boss audio is able to max out at 2500 Watts at 2 Ohms and 1250 Watts at 4 Ohms. That can push a lot of noise through your ride. It has high and low level inputs with variable low pass crossovers and bass boost. It’s on the higher end of their amps in terms of price and power. Six year warranty included.
Specifications: 2500 Watts @ 2-Ohms, 1250 Watts at 4-Ohms, High and Low Level inputs, Crossovers for Low and High passes, Variable Bass Boost
Boss Audio CXX12
1000 Watts of car banging bass. The CXX12 is a 12 inch 4 OHm sub with a Sensitivity of 85 dBs. Reviews on this woofer stress breaking it in properly. This includes a 3-year warranty. Subwoofers are going to take the most physical beating of any component in an audio system because of how they’re used, so the warranty is a great vote of confidence from Boss Audio and it extends through all their woofers.
It has a 4-inch diameter and comes with all the mounting hardware needed. For the quality and price, it’s a nice deal.
Boss Audio CX122
Not to be confused with the CXX12, the CX122 offers 1400 watts of power. This comes with a 3-year warranty and a single 4 Ohm Voice coil. Rubber compliments the metal to give it a solid enclosure.
Besides being one of the strongest subs you can buy, it looks cool and has the weight of a part that inspires confidence along with their warranty. But the price blew us away, you get something super loud for super cheap. Just make sure you break in this woofer properly, it can take a little while.
Boss Audio P129DC
Capable of 2600 Watts, this Boss Audio P129DC is the big boy in this category. You can become that guy that rolls down the street and irritates soccer moms once you have a few of these crankin’. It has a poly composite housing and you’re gonna need a decent amplifier to feed it that delicious electricity it will require.
The 3-year warranty helps in case you blow this thing out. It’s double the price of previous options but double the power as well. The housing is well built including double stitching between the cone and the surrounding casing. Over 5″ of mounting depth required, so you’re going to need to find a nice cave for this guy to go in.
Bluetooth Car Stereos
Boss Audio 508UAB
The Boss Audio 508UAB is a Bluetooth enabled stereo. So you can make calls during your travels with just one button. It has a CD drive as well if you can find one of those in the wild still. This is their flagship of budget receivers. If you want something that works that doesn’t break the bank and has Bluetooth – you’re going to be hard pressed to find anything at a better price than this.
There is an AUX input, USB input, and a wireless remote control. You might want to buy an amp to pair, but it’s capable of giving 50 Watts to 4 channels for a total of 200 Watts by itself. Three year warranty included. Great value for the price.
Boss Audio BVCP9675A
From one end of the spectrum ot the next. This BVCP9675A receiver is the high end offering from Boss Audio in Bluetooth receivers. This nice little touchscreen is pleasant to look at, and functional. Phone calls, music, messaging and getting directions are all possible straight from the screen.
We don’t like that it doesn’t have a CD/DVD input. But, maybe we’re just cranky. This is geared towards being able to navigate during your trip. You can charge your usb items with this, it is capable of outputting power.
Comes with four inputs: USB, Rear Camera, AUX and Steering Wheel control. If you want to have a rear camera to help you with crazy drivers these days you’re set with the rear camera hookup. It has a 3-year warranty to back it up.
Boss Audio 632UAB Stereo Receiver
The super budget option for Boss Audio stereos. This 632UAB Boss Audio Receiver still has Bluetooth enabled, and a USB/AUX input. Except it’s affordable and a great value. It has a simple design with all the basics you need. AM/FM radio and you can plug in your USB device. With a 3-year warranty and thousands of sales over the years, it’s proven itself to be the top choice for anyone who needs an audio receiver on a budget.
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