Powersports applications need special waterproof sound gear. They have to be impervious to rain, sunlight and mud. They have to have strong cabinets for surviving inclement weather.
In this segment we are going to introduce you to a leading powersports soundbar, the Memphis Audio 15-MXASB20 UTV soundbar. It is a water and element resistant speaker bar with Bluetooth, AUX and universal mounting. It is designed for extreme adventure sports and is one of the most rugged performance powersports speaker bars available in the market.
Let us delve a little deeper into the construction and audio performance of the soundbar.
Memphis Audio 15-MXASB20 Soundbar Review :
Technology And Design :
The Memphis Audio 15-MXASB20 is an all-weather clamp-mount sound system. It has a fully marinized enclosure with a protective grille in front. It keeps the internal acoustic parts dry and dirt-free. It also guards them from shocks and vibrations.
The 15-MXASB20 is perfect for watersports, off-road trails and dune bashing adventures. It is best suited for ATVs, UTVs, buggies, jeeps, trucks, boats and yachts.
The soundbar has six speakers and a built-in amp with a peak power of 400 watts and RMS power 200 watts. It has a self-powered plug-and-play functionality. It needs a 12 volt battery source.
The device has Bluetooth for Wireless Music Streaming. It supports input from all Bluetooth-enabled gadgets such as smart phones, tablets, iPods and iPads. You can pair your source device in a few simple steps. You get a clutter-free connection and your device stays safe in your pocket or the in-dash storage.
The soundbar has a 3.5mm AUX input port for cabled input. It is compatible with the AUX outputs of non-Bluetooth as well as Bluetooth gadgets like MP3 players and smart phones.
The cool thing about the Memphis Audio 15-MXASB20 is that it has an audio out for adding more sound components like amplifiers, speakers, soundbars and subs. You can expand your system to create a louder and more voluminous sound field. If you have more people to entertain, you might want to go for this soundbar as it allows you the freedom to upgrade your system to cater to a larger gathering.
The Memphis Audio 15-MXASB20 soundbar has a pair of flexible clamps that can be secured to the top, bottom or back of the soundbar. The clamps fit bars measuring 1 to 2.5 inches in diameter. You can slide the clamps as you like to get the optimal sound projection.
The size of the soundbar is 20 inches. Its housing is 21.3 inches wide, 3.5 inches deep and 3.9 inches high. The cabinet is black and has a control panel in the centre. It has controls for power, play/pause, volume and playback selection.
The soundbar comes with 9-foot-long power and ground wires, a 15 amp fuse and fuse holder.
Warranty period of the 15-MXASB20 speaker bar is one year.
Sound Quality :
The Memphis Audio 15-MXASB20 has thunderous sound. It is equipped with two pairs of 3-inch mid-range speakers and one pair of 1-inch tweeters. It uses passive radiator technology to enhance bass output. It makes the final sound deeper and more wholesome. The 15-MXASB20 offers maximum slam with the integrated amp. You enjoy crystal clear 2-channel output with soaring high notes and a pronounced mid-bass. All in all, we can say that the Memphis Audio bar has excellent sound. We definitely recommend it for dirt track and marine adventures.
Key Features :
- All-weather 6-speaker 20-inch powered UTV soundbar.
- Bluetooth, AUX input, AUX output for adding extra audio components.
- Flexible mounting clamps fit 1 to 2.5 inch tubes, 2-channel sound.
- Four 3-inch midrange speakers, two 1-inch tweeters.
- Built-in amp with 400 watts max power, 200 watts RMS power.