Bosch Deluxe Power Box Jobsite Radio PB360D

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Bosch Deluxe Power Box Jobsite Radio PB360D

The new Bosch PB360D Power Box 360 is a high performance weather-resistant 4-speaker system and integrated subwoofer that produces a high quality, enriched stereo sound in 360-degrees and delivers up to 50 watts of sound output. It includes an AM/FM radio with 20 FM and 10 AM presets, 4 preset and custom equalizer settings, a protective roll cage, 4-way GFCI power outlets, a remote control with on-board storage, and a 12V DC adapter. The Power Box 360 operates with Bosch's 14.4V-18V Li-Ion batteries, or charges them with the unit's built-in battery charger. The integrated digital media bay includes a Sirius satellite dock and play-port, a powered USB port and SD/MMC card slot for compatibility with digital memory card devices, as well as two auxiliary inputs for MP3 players, CD players, or portable satellite receivers.

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    Kent WhittenNovember 02, 20115

    Bosch jobsite radio

    I have the Bosch PB360D even after owning the first generation Bosch radio that was such a disappointment.

    They did themselves right with this model. A jobsite radio really should not have a CD player, which this one doesn't. It's going to get dust in there and essentially be useless. I believe Bosch realized this and made this unit without the CD player.

    In it's place is forward thinking ports for a USB device and an SD card. To compliment these ports is a Sirius radio dock and a 2nd auxiliary port. All of these ports are housed behind a locking side panel with a velcro foam pad to hold an MP3 player.

    Anything could have been better than the original radio antenna signal. There was none. Now, stations come in crystal clear with an very easy to read digital readout screen, slightly tilted uphill so one can actually read what station it is on.

    Volume and tuning knobs are super smooth.

    Speakers are incredible. 4 on top in 4 different directions with a downfire subwoofer. This little guy puts out the tunes even though I am still biased with my old JVC Kaboom Box.

    The subwoofer, while making the radio sound that much better, added some weight to it. This is a hefty little guy weighing in at 25 lbs. Being the little cube it is, it's a little awkward to carry.

    On the opposite side of the ports are 4 GFI outlets. This comes in real handy when you have one work station setup with multiple tools and don't want to carry around a 3 way. It's built right in. The only complaint I have is that if you set the radio on the ground, to open the GFI covers to plug something in, you have to get down on your hands and knees just to plug something in. I have my table setup and put the radio directly underneath where the SCMS is.

    Backside cover houses a charger for 14.4-18 volt batteries which when unplugged still powers your radio. I don't have any cordless Bosch so I can't comment on how long the batteries last.

    Mounted on top right from the factory and still sitting there in plastic wrap is the remote control. Personally...I will never use this. Maybe someone will want to change the channel from the rooftop or something.

    Power cord could use some extra thought. Still the cheap plastic casing like from first generation radios. Really stiff in cold weather.

    And as always, the rollcage protects everything. This is a very heavy duty radio, but still will be susceptible to damage like anything else.

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    • Lots
    • Cons:
    • Power cord in cold weather
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      TBFGhostabout 7 years ago

      I will say the same thing as Kent, but don't be fooled, the radio reception is better, but its still not great. The Makita radio, cordless, gets WAY better reception. I mostly listen to Sirus on mine anyway and that was the biggest reason I chose the Bosch radio...and now I have Bosch cordless tools so the batteries match. If Makita made a radio with a dock for sirus, I would have gone with them for the radio and cordless tools.

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      TBFGhostabout 7 years ago

      Oh yeah, and the remote is nice for muting the radio when someone comes in that you want to talk to, but you need to be facing the front of the radio for the most part....and outside in sun light, it only has a range of 20 feet or so.

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    TBFGhostNovember 02, 20114

    Better

    I say mostly the same thing as Kent, anything I noticed that was different I posted in the comments.

    Radio reception is good, but not great. The Remote is nice, but you need to be facing the front for it to work and outside it has a limited range.

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    • Everything is top notch except for that I list in the Cons
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    • Ok Reception
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      Mike TyrieDecember 18, 20125

      Great radio

      Loud and durable with outlets built in

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        Mark122December 02, 20145

        love it

        puts up with a beating, protects ipod from dust pretty well.

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          thehockeydmanJanuary 29, 20155

          Makes the job more enjoyable

          Couldn't ask for more from a radio. Keeps the tunes cranked, batteries charging, and power running with the additional inputs. It sounds great. Went way too long before treating myself to a jobsite radio. Now, it's as much a part of my everyday tools as my saws.

          • Pros:
          • Awesome
          • Durable
          • Plays Country
          • Cons:
          • None
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            Lady DreamerJanuary 11, 20193

            It is ok

            Works okay kind of heavy and kills battery is really fast

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            • I would not recommend this to a friend
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