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The MRB2R Features an Industry First Integrated Compact 4-Channel, 200-Watt Amplifier

OXNARD, Calif., Sept. 1, 2020 – SSV Works (, the market leader in powersports and off-road audio systems and accessories, is proud to announce its new MRB2R amplified Bluetooth® rocker media controller is now available for order with an MSRP of $149.99, and is scheduled to ship early September 2020.

“Rocker media controllers are not new, but we reinvented it by adding an integrated amplifier and 360-degree rotary volume knob,” said Trevor Kaplan, SSV Works CEO. “The MRB2R’s compact design easily mounts in a standard rocker switch location and allows you to wirelessly stream audio from your smartphone to control volume, track, and play/pause. We’re taking Plug-&-Play to the next level…just add speakers! It’s the smallest, most complete controller in the industry.”

Additional MRB2R features include:                                 

  • 4-channel 200-watt amplifier
  • 360-degree rotary volume knob
  • Hyper-white back lit weather-proof rubber buttons
  • Select Bluetooth® or Aux input sources
  • Easy Plug-&-Play solution
  • Quick access audio controls while wearing gloves
  • Expandable with an additional amp using the low-level 4v input

For more information, please visit, call 818-991-1SSV (1778), or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Based out its 20,000-square-foot facility in Oxnard, Calif., SSV Works, or Side by Side Vehicle works, is a global leader in off-road, weatherproof audio systems for today’s hottest and most popular UTVs. To this day, SSV Works manufactures the UTV industry’s only purpose-built complete audio systems, offering every piece needed for a complete install. With more than 40 years in audio design and manufacturing experience, SSV Works is the top choice among UTV enthusiasts and professionals worldwide. SSV Works currently offers stereo systems for Polaris, Can-Am, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Arctic Cat, Jeep, and Honda vehicles. Take your ride to the next level- visit today!

RESEDA, Calif. (June 4, 2018) – Crux Interfacing Solutions announced today that it is now shipping the new BTGM-33 interface kit.

Rich DeSclafani from Crux stated, “We are excited to be releasing this great new Handsfree and A2DP Bluetooth kit for GM vehicles. This kit is all intuitive through the OEM steering wheel controls and automatically switches to BT mode when a phone call is received. Plug n’ Play harnessing makes it a super easy install while the DSP and Advanced Echo Cancellation provide crystal clear sound.”

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  • Adds Bluetooth Handsfree Calling to the OEM radio
  • Adds 4 channel Bluetooth Music streaming to the OEM Radio
  • Maintains the use of the factory XM radio, if equipped
  • Automatically pauses BT Streaming when a call is received and resumes when the call is ended
  • Allows user to answer, end calls track up and track down using the steering wheel controls
  • DSP and Echo-Cancellation allows for clear conversations on both sides of the phone call
  • Automatically mutes any source as soon as a call is received and resumes when call is ended
  • Allows any previously paired mobile phone to automatically re-connect to the Bluetooth interface
  • Fully retains OnStar functionality
  • Hear Navigation App voice prompts from the factory speakers while in Bluetooth mode
  • Magnetic Phone Mount Included



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NAV-TV Corp. has released Streamstick, the first personal and portable audiophile-quality Bluetooth audio streaming device for universal applications.

Streamstick is extremely compact, often being compared in physical description to a thumb drive, so it can be used in every situation where you may need streaming audio. 

Utilizing Bluetooth 4.0 with EDR (extended data rate), and a bandwidth of up to 3Mbps, StreamStick can seamlessly play lossless and FLAC files with incredible sound quality, rivaling that of most quality cables but all done wirelessly. With a frequency response of 5hz-44kHz, and a signal-to-noise radio of 96dB, the StreamStick will provide a true audiophile listening experience. 

StreamStick is powered by any USB port (like the back of your TV or the dash of your car), and delivers audio through a 3.5mm auxiliary jack, this device is universal, and portable. This means you can go from the car, boat, side by side to the house/office with one device.  Once an audio source is stored, the StreamStick will auto-pair with most devices. StreamStick will remember up to 8 sources, so it can be used by everyone in the family.  

Retains Unique OE Settings Lost When Replacing Factory Radio

Holly Hill, Fla. –  August 20, 2019 – Axxess® by Metra Electronics® is now shipping a patent-pending personalization retention interface for select Jeep, Mazda, Ram and Toyota vehicles. It is designed as an add-on product for aftermarket radio upgrades so that vehicle owners do not lose control over specific settings when their factory radio is removed. The Axxess Bluetooth® Vehicle Customization Interface (AX-CUSTOM-BT) allows users to access, edit and control settings for many of the most commonly lost vehicle personalization options by using a Bluetooth® enabled smartphone app, available for both Android® and Apple® mobile devices. Options will vary by vehicle, but may include settings for locks, security, engine off options, lights, a chime or other audio options that aren’t accessible from the new head unit. Personalization options are specific to each application and dependent upon what was available in the factory radio prior to removal.

This solution and patent-pending technology is exclusively available from Axxess and two plug-n-play packages with vehicle-specific harnesses, the AX-MAZBT and AX-TOYBT, are also now shipping. The Axxess XSVI-6524-BT is another product in stock now that uses the same Bluetooth® enabled personalization retention interface technology and combines it with additional features to provide accessory power, retain R.A.P., provide NAV outputs, retain the factory backup camera, balance and fade, AUX-IN jack and more. Additional details for each product are below.

The AX-CUSTOM-BT will continue to expand its application offerings and currently works with the following vehicles:

  • Jeep
    Renegade 2015-up*
    Promaster (w/ color screen) 2014-up*
    Promaster City 2015-up*
    Select Mazda and Toyota applications. Visit for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

Vehicle Specific Packages - Available Now

AX-MAZBT: Mazda 2014-Up* Personalization Retention Interface
Wiring harness with AX-CUSTOM-BT interface designed for select Mazda models. Visit for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

AX-MAZBT Product Specifications:

Allows retention and adjustment of personalization options
Adjust personalization option through Bluetooth® application
Designed for select Mazda models

AX-TOYBT: Toyota Personalization Retention Interface

Wiring harness with AX-CUSTOM-BT interface designed for select Toyota models without an amplifier. Visit for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

AX-TOYBT Product Specifications:

  • Provides power and four speakers
    Retains balance and fade
    esigned for non-amplified models
    rovides NAV outputs (parking brake, reverse, speed sense)
    Retains the factory backup camera
    Pre-wired ASWC-1 harness (ASWC-1 sold separately)
    Allows retention and adjustment of personalization options
    Adjust personalization option through Bluetooth® application

XSVI-6524-BT: Jeep and RAM 2014-up* Personalization Retention Interface

This all-in-one solution utilizes built-in AX-CUSTOM-BT interface technology to retain personalization settings and retains additional vehicle features while providing accessory power and NAV outputs.

XSVI-6524-BT Product Specifications:

  • Provides accessory power (12-volt 10-amp)
    Retains R.A.P. (retained accessory power)
    Provides NAV outputs (parking brake, reverse, speed sense)
    Pre-wired ASWC-1 harness (ASWC-1 sold separately)
    Retains the factory backup camera
    Designed for non-amplified models
    Retains balance and fade
    Retains the factory AUX-IN jack
    Allows retention and adjustment of the personalization options
    Adjust personalization options through a Bluetooth application
    Smartphone application offering full control from either Android or Apple mobile devices
    Micro-B USB updatable

Designed for:

○      Jeep

■      Renegade 2015-2017

■      Renegade Sport 2018-up*

○      Ram

■      ProMaster (w/ color screen) 2014-up*

■      ProMaster City 2015-up*

*See the application chart at for up-to-date, vehicle specific information. 

At Metra, 12-volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world.  We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make dash kits for more vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, SaddleTramp® and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®.  For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at or call 386-257-2956.

VOXX Electronics Corporation announced the future of remote starts with the introduction of CarLinkBT, a Bluetooth module and smartphone app that is compatible with most popular remote start systems.

When paired with its corresponding smartphone app, CarLinkBT transforms a smartphone into a virtual transmitter, instantly giving remote access to the vehicle and a direct connection to OE-style safety and convenience services delivering a complete safety, convenience and security solution.

“Remote start as we know it today has remained virtually unchanged for over 20 years, providing users with a simple and convenient way to preheat or cool their vehicle with the use of a transmitter.  But what if your transmitter was locked in your car, lost, damaged or had a dead battery leaving you with no way into your vehicle?  With the introduction of CarLinkBT we have reinvented what remote start systems can now do,” said Tom Malone, President of VOXX Electronics Corporation.  “For a one-time fee of $7.99, users can download the CarLinkBT app turning their smartphone into a virtual transmitter to unlock/lock and start their vehicle, eliminating the worry of ever being without a transmitter again.”

Once the CarLinkBT module is installed with a compatible remote start and/or factory keyless entry and the app is downloaded, the CarLinkBT Bluetooth Basic Service delivers access to the vehicle without the use of a transmitter.  With CarLinkBT, never worry about being without access to your vehicle again. CarLinkBT provides peace of mind by having a virtual transmitter within the smartphone at all times. 

For a one-time fee, the CarLinkBT app provides users with Remote Access/Start capabilities within Bluetooth range on up to 10 smartphones. Users will also have access to the CarLink Insurance Discount Program to potentially save hundreds of dollars on their car insurance.

In-vehicle safety services are some of the most desirable features in today’s newest vehicles. However, there are millions of cars on the road today that are not equipped with these OE-style features as standard equipment. The CarLinkBT Cellular Premium Service is an upgraded service plan that provides users with many of today’s most desired safety and convenience features at one low price. The additional services are included within the CarLinkBT Cellular Premium Service3 easily accessible directly from your CarLinkBT smartphone app:

-        E-Call Service – provides 24/7 access to make a one-touch call a dedicated Emergency Response call center in the event of an emergency.

-        Roadside Assistance – provides users with a dedicated Emergency Call Center running 24/7 to assist you if you break-down, run out of gas, get a flat tire…just about anything.

-        Stolen Vehicle Assistance – Helps to locate your vehicle, and share its location with the local authorities to assist in vehicle recovery.

-        Driver Safety includes our unique driver distraction Text Blocking App to reduce texting and driving while vehicle is in motion, the ability to set (up to five) Geo-Fences sending alerts when a vehicle enters or exits pre-determined zones, and Speed Alerts sending a notification if the vehicle should exceed a predetermined speed threshold.

-        Location Services – includes On-Demand Vehicle Location to notify  you of real-time vehicle location, as well as access to Trip Maps to view the path vehicle has traveled when enabled.

-        Driver Scoring – provides reports to help improve driving habits and assist in driver coaching.

The CarLinkBT module will now also be included with the Company’s recently introduced, new Prestige PROCORE remote start.  Prestige PROCORE is a “one-module” solution allowing dealers to build any style of remote start by focusing on customized features based on what is most important to their customers – without stocking multiple complete kits.

The CarLinkBT Module (ASCLBT) will be available early spring for an MSRP of $69.99.

The Prestige PROCORE with CarLinkBT (PC1BT) will be available early spring for an MSRP of $349.99.

Users must opt-in on the CarLinkBT App and agree to have their driving data reviewed by one of 19 participating insurance carriers to be eligible for savings discounts.  Saving discounts are determined by the selected insurance carrier based on driving data collected.

Additional cellular hardware (ASCL5) required with a Cellular Basic Service fee of $59.99/year.

Additional cellular hardware (ASCL5) required with a Cellular Premium Service fee of $119.99/year.

For more information about CarLinkBT please visit:

The Audiovox brand is marketed by VOXX Electronics Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corp., (NASDAQ: VOXX).

For more information on becoming a VOXX Electronics Dealer in the US, please visit:

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