Koss Detachable Face CD/MP3 Receiver MS551

[8/28/2001] Reviewed by: Frank Peng - fpeng@earthlink.net

Applicable to: '90 - '97 1.6 liter

This product is available online or at B&M Sears for $179 (although it was just on sale for $159). Also features a ready-to-rock subwoofer output, 10 CDC control. Multi-color LCD display. Blue illumination, black color panel. ISO Din Mounting. Preset EQ, level meter. Bass, treble, balance and fader controls. 2 Preouts.

The difficulty with installing this product is the same with any other after market radio. Finding the right brackets, mounting depth, etc. I would just like to mention that the silver bracket that the unit comes with does not fit in the center console for flush mounting. You guys should check out a thread at anandtech.com http://forums.anandtech.com/messageview.cfm?catid=40&threadid=543195 for more user experiences. I have not played around with all of the features or evaluate its quality. I just wanted to the get the news out that an inexpensive MP3 car deck for the Miata is finally here.

This is currently the cheapest MP3 cd deck you can find on the market. I was going to save up for the JVC unit since it also has a nice silver colored faceplate.

Over 30 minutes to remove completely

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