Navico, parent company to leading marine electronics brands Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree, has announced today its distribution agreement with JL Audio. From October 1st 2016 Navico Australia and New Zealand will be able to offer the premium JL Audio marine products to its existing dealer network.
JL Audio is an independent, privately-held U.S. company active in the Home, Mobile, Powersports and Marine Audio markets. It focuses on delivering unique engineering, superior quality and high- performance audio to its customers around the world. To ensure long-term performance, all marine models are designed and built to exceed industry standards for salt-fog and UV exposure. In addition, all models are designed to operate in open-air boat environments delivering powerful, smooth sound that is several steps beyond common marine speakers.
Chris Radford, Navico Australia and New Zealand Sales Director, commented on the recent partnership: “The well-established and quality proven JL Audio Marine products complement Navico’s extensive product portfolio. We can now offer a complete and premium range of marine electronics to our customer base and look forward to working with JL Audio. “
Navico will begin distribution of the MediaMaster® 100; a full-featured, weatherproof marine source unit with its rugged, weatherproof chassis housing an ultra-bright, 3.5-inch full-colour LCD display, with separate Day and Night lighting themes to keep things easy-to-see at all times. An intuitive user interface with big, legible text and large backlit controls makes it easy to use, especially while in motion. Features include a digital AM/FM tuner, RDS (Radio Data System) display of extended FM program info where available, storage for up to 18 of your favourite channels for quick access, Bluetooth® capability with full control of play/pause and track up/down functions from compatible
devices, and USB 2.0 direct digital connection for an iPhone® or USB storage device.
In addition to the source unit Navico will distribute the M series of speakers (650, 770 and 880), subwoofers (M10IB5), and amplifiers; along with the MX series of speakers (650, 770), subwoofers (MX10IB3), and amplifiers. A multitude of parts and accessories will also be available.