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Punch Marine Hide-Away AM/FM/WP Digital Media Receiver

The PMX-8BB is a hide-away digital media receiver black box designed for use with the PMX-8DH controller.  Features CANbus functionality for connection to Raymarine MFD (Multi-Function Display) systems using PMX-CAN.






Global AM/FM/WB Tuner, SiriusXM Ready, Full iOS/Andriod, Made for iPod, Dual USB Input w/ Video Playback, BLUETOOTH avrcp 1.5, 2-Source Zone Control, 4-Zone Volume Control, 6 Channel F/R/S 4V Zone 1&2 Preouts, 2 Channel Zone 3&4 4V Preouts, 7-Band Graphic Equalizer, Punch EQ, A/V Input, Video Output, CAN Ready, EEPROM Non-Volatile Memory,Wired Illumination Control, Steering Wheel Control Ready.  Features CANbus functionality for connection to Raymarine MFD (Multi-Function Display) systems using the PMX-CAN adaptor (see Accessories tab.)


  • Automotive grade AM/FM Radio, Weatherband Radio digital tuner. Supports Radio Data System (RDS) to receive and display broadcast information
  • Licensed Pandora control (apple direct USB or BT/ android via bluetooth)
  • Made for iPhone apple certified
  • Bluetooth, A2DP only, AVRCP 1.4
  • Simple secure pairing bluetooth profile for android & iOS
  • Display album art from connected iPhones on the radios display
  • Folder browsing via BT connected iPhones
  • 4 sets (Zones) RCA out; 4 active with 4 channels per zone (2 full range + 2 sub) 4V signal output
  • Internal power amplifier 4x50w 2 ohm stable
  • Selectable high pass and low pass crossover points for each independent zone
  • Selectable crossover slopes of 12dB or 24 dB for each independant zone
  • Dedicated DSP audio processors for each zone with independent 7 Band EQ+Punch EQ
  • Adjustable input gain for each source
  • Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) is a type of non-volatile memory used in electronic devices to store data that must be saved when power is removed
  • Integrated voltage gauge w/ low voltage alert
  • Wired remote ready (up to 3 remotes)
  • Rear aux-in (L/R)
  • External steering wheel remote control interface compatible
  • External trigger input to activate reverse camera mode
  • Wired illumination control
  • Optional CAN-BUS transceiver ready (PMX-CAN)
  • Rear USB with 1a charging (supports album art on USB connected iPhones)
  • Epoxy coated circuit board
  • Upgradeable Firmware and Bluetooth Software via USB
  • IPX5 Water Intrusion Rating: Water projected from nozzles from any direction shall have no harmful effects.
  • CANbus (Controller Area Network) compatible. Requires PMX-CAN accessory
  • Compatible with a Multi-Function Display using NMEA2K entertainment standard. See our MFD Compatibility Chart
  • *Antenna not included

Element Ready™ - Source Units

These source units are protected against Dust, UV, Temperature, Water, Corrosion & Vibration.

Made for iPod/iPhone

This device supports the Apple "Made for iPod/iPhone" protocol.

USB Playback

This source unit supports playback from a USB device.


This radio is ready to accept SiriusXM® programming.


These source units have Bluetooth® connectivity


CANbus allows communication with other devices.


Pandora Internet Radio is a music streaming and automated music recommendation service.

Made for Android™

This device supports the Google "Made for Android" protocol.


The Free Lossless Audio Codec is an audio format similar to MP3, but lossless, meaning that audio is compressed in FLAC without any loss in quality.

Device Type

Display Size


Operating Voltage

Fuse Rating


Pandora® Web Radio



Apple® / Android™ Compatible

Multi-Zone / Multi-Source

AUX Input

USB Charging

Speaker Outputs

Steering Wheel Control Ready

Power Output

Speaker Output

RCA Outputs

RCA Output Voltage

RCA Output Impedance

Frequency Response

Hide-Away Digital Media Receiver with 4ch Amplifer, SiriusXM-Ready®


Width: 21,1 cm
Height: 10,8 cm
Depth: 5,6 cm

10,5 V - 16 V

15 A


Yes (Requires SXV300)

Yes - 3.0+EDR, A2DP 1.3


4 Zones / 3 Sources

2 x RCA Stereo




CEA-2006 Power Rating

25W x 4 @ 4Ω RMS
50 W x 4 @ 2Ω Peak

≤1.0% THD+N"

Front & Rear, 2 Ω

4 x Stereo Line Out
4 x Sub Line Out

4 V

500 Ω

20 Hz - 20 kHz


FM Tuner Frequency Range

FM Tuner Sensitivity

AM Tuner Frequency Range

AM Tuner Sensitivity

Web Tuner Frequency Range

Media Player

Audio Format

Video Input

Compatible with

USB Version

USB Capacity

USB Output Current

Android Compatibility

iPod® Compatibility

iPhone® Compatibility

18 FM / 12 AM / 6 WB

87.5 MHz - 107.9 MHz

8 dB

530 kHz - 1710 kHz

40 dB

162.40 - 162.55

(USA & Canada)



RCA Composite, 75 Ω
Reverse Camera



(3 Remote Limit, 30 m Total Wired Distance)


32 Gb max.

999 Folders max.

999 Songs max.

1 A
1 A (Charging Only)
1 A (Update Only)

Bluetooth® Only

iPod Touch (5th generation)

iPod Touch (4th generation)

iPod Nano (7th generation)

iPod Nano (6th generation)

iPhone XS (pending)

iPhone XS Max

iPhone XR (pending)

iPhone X

iPhone 8

iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone 7

iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 6s

iPhone 6s Plus

iPhone 6

iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 5S

iPhone 5C

iPhone 5

iPhone 4

iPhone 4S

Phone 3GS


Full Function Wired 5" TFT

Display Head


CANbus Display Interface Module


10 m USB Extension Cable


Full Function Wired Remote

2.7" Display


Universal Auxiliary Input Port


Wired Remote Control


AM/FM/WB Amplified 12V Antenna