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Sony MEX-BT5100

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Sony MEX-BT5100

The Sony MEX-BT5100 features CD player with built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS/52 peak x 4 channels), MP3/WMA/AAC/ATRAC compatible, Bluetooth Technology, remote control, flip-down faceplate, EQ3 3-band equalizer with preset sound curves, BBE MP processing, Digital Soundstage Organizer, Aux Lite rear-mounted auxiliary input, 3 sets of preamp outputs and CEA-2006 compliant amplifier.

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The Sony MEX-BT5100 features CD player with built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS/52 peak …

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Sony MEX-BT5100

The Sony MEX-BT5100 features CD player with built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS/52 peak x 4 channels), MP3/WMA/AAC/ATRAC compatible, Bluetooth Technology, remote control, flip-down faceplate, EQ3 3-band equalizer with preset sound curves, BBE MP processing, Digital Soundstage Organizer, Aux Lite rear-mounted auxiliary input, 3 sets of preamp outputs and CEA-2006 compliant amplifier.

Features

The Sony MEX-BT5100 features CD player with built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS/52 peak x 4 channels). The CD mechanism includes a suspension to resist shocks, a motor that draws less power and a fast low-current pickup that which is said to improve durability and CD playback accuracy. The CEA-2006 compliant amplifier is rated at 23.2 watts per channel minimum continuous average power into 4 ohms, 4 channels driven from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 5 % THD. This car stereo plays CDs, CD-Rs and CD-RW discs. In addition to this, it is able to play MP3, WMA and AAC compressed audio files stored on a CD-R or CD-RW. The Sony MEX-BT5100 features Quick-BrowZer which offers to search for a track on a CD or from a connected USB Mass Storage Device by category (Genre, Artist, Album or All). The Digital Music Plus offers to reproduce detail and high frequency sound from compressed audio. This car stereo allows manual tuning or seeking of AM/FM stations. The EQ3 Stage 2 features 7 EQ presets which each has a preset value for 3 bands (Low, Middle and High). The Dynamic Soundstage Organizer (DSO) uses proprietary circuitry to induce subtle phase shifts and simulates a sound source that s placed higher than the actual speakers in the vehicle. In addition to this, the DSO setting can be stored for each source. The Sony MEX-BT5100 features three pairs of RCA preamp outputs for the front and rear channels and for subwoofer operation. It offers UniLink input on the rear panel. The Aux Lite input allows direct connection to an auxiliary unit to the receiver’s stereo RCA input jacks. This car stereo has Bluetooth wireless connectivity with features that include hands-free calling, integrated microphone, high-quality audio streaming and control of compatible equipment.

Additional features

The Sony MEX-BT5100 features a flip-down faceplate with 3D fluorescent display. It also comes with Wireless Remote Control for easy operation. In addition to this, the car stereo is said to have a 45 degree installation capability.

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