When you’re upgrading the sound system on your boat, it’s easy to find somewhere to mount the receiver, but not so easy to work out proper locations for the speakers. That’s why you see so many installations with the speakers pointing downward or opposing each other across a saloon, neither of which will deliver optimal sound quality. If you’re retrofitting, you have to drill holes in cabinetry and route two sets of speaker cables around the boat, both of which are a major nuisance. Fusion’s new Sound-Panel is a different take on boat speaker design. Designed for easy installation, either flush-mounted or surface-mounted, it incorporates a pair of 4in speakers along with tweeters to deliver high-quality sound from a compact package.
$299. Fusion Entertainment, Fusionentertainment.com
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