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Boss BV9356- OPEN BOX

Double DIN CD/MP3/DVD Car Stereo with Front USB, SD Card Reader and Touchscreen

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General Features:

  • Double DIN In-Dash AM/FM, CD, DVD, MP3, USB Receiver with Remote
  • Product is Open Box
    • Wires Cut
  • 6.2" Full color TFT LCD Touchscreen display
  • Power Output:
    • Peak: 50 watts x 4 channels
    • RMS: 20 watts x 4 channels
  • Wireless remote control included
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Playback and Audio Features:

  • Playback of CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3 and WMA
  • AM/FM tuner with 18FM/12AM presets
  • iPod and iPhone Ready: Standard USB-to-iPod Cable compatible
  • 3-band parametric equalizer with 7 selectable tone curves
  • Front Auxiliary Input: 3.5mm headphone jack allows connection to portable media devices such as MP3 players
  • Front USB Input: USB port allows connection to digital devices such as flash drives, portable media players, etc.
  • CD text information display
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)

Expandability Options:

  • 3 Sets of 2V preamp outputs (front, rear and mono subwoofer)
  • Rear RCA Video Output: Used for connection to separate monitors and other devices
  • Rear RCA Audio/Video Input: Used for connecting video accessories such as game consoles, video cameras, etc.

In-Dash Receiver Specifications

Receiver Size

Single DIN: 1 DIN dimensions will work with all single DIN installation kits we have to offer. Single DIN radios are the most common size for after-market stereos.

Single DIN slot with flip-out screen: The DIN stereo includes a retractable, flip-out screen. Before purchasing, make measurements to be sure there is no interference with dash accessories such as A/C vents or shift levers.

Single DIN slot with a larger face: Standard single DIN size, but the display is larger then the standard single DIN size. Due to the nature of the larger face, problems may arise when installing in particular vehicles. These stereos are great for single DIN slots where you want a larger screen.

1.5 DIN: This size is very uncommon in vehicles, however this size opening is most commonly found in Chrysler and Chevrolet vehicles.

Double DIN: Approximately 4-inches in height, this size is becoming more common every year. Prior to 2000, this size was typically only found in Japanese vehicles such as those made by Honda or Toyota. Now, it is becoming more popular for many vehicles to be fit with a Double DIN opening.

Double DIN
Faceplate Security

Detachable / Removable faceplate security: The most common anti-theft feature. It allows you to take the faceplate with you, thus disallowing operation, which deters theft.

Security Codes: Mainly a feature in high end video units which do not have a detachable face / screen. Once the unit is uninstalled (or stolen), a security code (or PIN) is required upon reinstallation. Though you no longer have your unit after the theft, the thief also does not have your security code, which makes the unit useless. The hope is the thief knows which units have security codes and he/she chooses not to steal your unit because of the security code.

Ghost technology: This is not commonly used, but can be found primarily in a select number of 2004-2005 head units. It creates an illusion that no unit is installed by appearing completely black when turned off. Potential thieves may steer clear because it appears as though no head unit is installed.

Anti-theft covers: Similar to ghost and hiding faces because they only create an illusion that the face/unit is not in place.

ESN: Stands for Electronic Serial Number. Allows the disabling of the radio and allows tracking if it is stolen.

Motorized Faceplate
Some in-dash car stereos feature a motorized faceplate that moves to expose a CD or DVD slot. This is a convenient feature that allows the front display to be larger and easier to read. The positioning of the monitor gives you control over the angle you would like to view information on the stereo.
Remote Control
Allows control of specific features and functions from a remote control. Typically they are used to prevent button wear on your radio, or to allow easier navigation of menus.
Peak Power Output
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison.

50 watts x 4 channels
RMS Power Output
The amount of continuous power, measured in watts, that an amplifier produces is called RMS power. The higher the RMS rating, the louder and cleaner your music sounds. The RMS output figure is much more accurate than the peak rating when comparing products.
17 watts x 4 channels
Preamp RCA Outputs
RCA outputs, commonly known as preamp outputs, allow you to connect one or sometimes multiple external amplifiers. An in-dash receiver will commonly have one, two or three sets of RCA outputs that can be used to connect external amplifiers and other components. One pair of RCA outputs will typically provide a full range signal that can be used for most subwoofer or speaker amplifiers. Two pairs of RCA outputs can typically be configured as four full range signals, or also as two full range and two subwoofer signals. Three sets of RCA outputs will almost always produce four speaker signals and two subwoofer signals for use with multiple amplifiers.
3 Pairs (Front, Rear, and Mono-Subwoofer)

Playback Features

Hi-Res Audio Compatible
This feature refers to if the product is capable of Hi-Res Audio (HRA) playback.

Monitor Screen Features

Screen Size
This is the size of the monitor on the unit. It is measured diagonally and in inches. The bigger the number the larger the screen.
Device Mirroring
This is the ability to "mirror" a device's screen (i.e SmartPhone or Tablet) onto the headunit's display. Please check with the manufacture's website for updated information regarding compatibility and cables required for proper performance.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
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Labor Warranty Duration
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Damian D on Oct 10, 2016
haven't got it yet but it looked like a great deal
Richard R on Nov 4, 2015
Looks like a good deal and the product reviews look good to above average
Kevin B on Nov 4, 2015
did not research chose this one without checking fit.
Otis R on Oct 11, 2015
Is it Sirius XM?
A shopper on May 3, 2015
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will this work for a ford fusion 2007?
A shopper on May 4, 2015
Best Answer: Yes it will work just make shore you order the metra 70-5521 radio wiring harness and you set for installation.
Reply · Report · jake b on May 4, 2015
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Do i need a wiring harness for an 04 ford f150?
ace_de_chef on Dec 17, 2015
Best Answer: Yes you will need a harness if you call the expert service number and tell them what you are installing it in they can get you the harness you will need The harness number is FD16B fits 98 -up Ford F-150 it plugs into factory harness and is plug and play and I think you will enjoy the stereo sounds great through factory speakers and dvd player is awesome HINT the ground wire is to be grounded at brake while brake is on but if you just ground it to your chassis you can play dvds while going down the road the wife and kids love it . Hope this helps you out
Reply · Report · Danny H on Dec 17, 2015
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Does this unit have am and fm ?
A shopper on Sep 18, 2015
Best Answer: Yes, with 18 fm presets and 12 am presets.
Reply · Report · Jonathan M on Oct 2, 2015
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i got this unit but need a wiring harness for it?
James M on Jul 15, 2016
Best Answer: No it should come with a wiring harness specific to your car and also the dash part that holds the new radio.
Reply · Report · Kyle C on Aug 14, 2016
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what type wiring harness do i need for 2002 Mazda tribute LX ?
A shopper on Nov 4, 2015
Best Answer: Simply add the headunit to your cart, enter your vehicle information when prompted, and allow the accessories to be added along with the headunit. Said accessories is what is needed to properly install the headunit.
Reply · Report · Rick MStaff on Nov 5, 2015
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Will this work for a 2002 honda accord?
Daniel I on Aug 26, 2015
Best Answer: as long as you are able to fit double din unit in you honda
Reply · Report · Jimmie H on Aug 27, 2015
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will this unit come pre-wired for plug and play?
Kathie G on Jul 24, 2015
Best Answer: Hello Kathie,

Absolutely not. You or Your installer will handle the wiring. If you are not familiar with wiring a headunit, we strongly recommend consulting an installer , or skimming through our knowledge base for basic install information.
Reply · Report · Rick MStaff on Jul 24, 2015
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Are the raer plugs compatible with 2007 FJ cruiser?
Carlos E on Jun 20, 2015
Best Answer: Use the Vehicle fit feature on the site and if it's compatible with your vehicle. You'll have to buy the wiring harness for your vehicle at a auto parts store and the wires that come with the Boss unit will connect just fine.
Reply · Report · Justin C on Jun 20, 2015
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Does this version have bluetooth?
Noah J on Apr 3, 2015
Best Answer: No it does don't there's another version of boss that does but not this one.
Reply · Report · Alfredo F on Apr 3, 2015
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What dvd formats does this play?
Lindsey E on Mar 1, 2015
Best Answer: Hello Lindsey,

According to the manufacture,

Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Mar 2, 2015
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will it work for a 2002 kia sadona?
jamey s on Jan 26, 2015
Best Answer: Hello,

It appears that none of our customers have answered your question, so we will; Your vehicle will accommodate a Double Din headunit, like the BV9356, using the provided Scosche KA2071B dash kit . Be aware, your installer will likely slightly modify the kit to accommodate the headunit. No such accommodation is needed if you chose a manufacture like Sony, Pioneer, JVC, etc.. ("A-List Vendors")
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Jan 28, 2015
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do I need to purchase anything more to get this to work with my steering wheel controls?
Blayne P on Dec 28, 2014
Best Answer: Hello Blayne,

All headunits will require a Steering Wheel Control Retention Module, in order to retain the feature. In most cases, we would suggest the Axxess ASWC-1, but this manufacture has not confirmed compatibility with their headunits. Due to their precarious nature, we suggest contacting a Tech to confirm compatibility . This lack of information is why our website does not specify SWC compatibility.
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Dec 28, 2014
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Is this system have Navigation?
A shopper on Nov 19, 2014
Best Answer: Hello,

No. In fact, GPS isn't mentioned on the headunit's product page, so we are to assume it doesn't. Below is a link to the GPS Headunit Category Page;
Reply · Report · Customer SStaff on Nov 19, 2014
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does it fit 2001 Tahoe?
A shopper on Jan 11, 2016
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will this fit in my 2002 chevy avalanche?
A shopper on Nov 11, 2015
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Will this unit fit in a 2002 Jeep Liberty Sport vehicle? It currently has the factory radio and cassette deck.
Libby on Apr 13, 2015
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can you email me the EXACT specs of the unit?? 2008 honda civic ex 4 door, with steering wheel controls, i want to use the steering wheel controls, tell me what i need please
noodle on Mar 29, 2015
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i have a 1993 Infiniti J30 will it fit and do i need anything for the wiring?
blazer on Oct 22, 2014
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Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Boss BV9356- OPEN BOX