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Sony Boombox S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player - CFD-S05

Abt Model: CFDS05 | UPC Code: 027242780262
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1.7W+1.7W Stereo RMS/ FM And AM tuner/ Audio In/ CD-R/CD-RW Playback/ MEGA BASS/ Playback Your MP3 Music In Stereo Sound/ Silver Finish
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Sony CFD-S05 S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player - CFDS05

Features:

  • Easy to use portable CD Radio Cassette player for music in any format
  • 1.7W+1.7W stereo RMS, FM / AM tuner, Audio in, CD-R/CD-RW playback, MEGA BASS
  • Playback your MP3 music in stereo sound
  • Take your music with you wherever you go
  • Listen to all your music, whatever the format

Specifications:

Tuner

  • Digital synthesiser tuner
  • Presets 30 (20 FM, 10 AM)
  • FM (MHz) 87.5 - 108
  • MW (kHz) 531 - 1,602

CD

  • ID3-tag (CD text)
  • CD-R
  • CD-RW
  • Program
  • Repeat
  • Shuffle
  • CD-Tray

Cassette

  • Auto shut off
  • CD synchronized start

General Data

  • Mega Bass
  • Bass Reflex Speaker System
  • LCD with backlight
  • Loudspeaker diameter 2 x 80mm
  • Power Output: RMS 2 x 1.7 W
  • Line in
  • Headphone out
  • Type of battery C
  • Number of batteries 6.0
  • External DC IN 9V
  • Built in AC adaptor (V) 230

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 6 lbs
  • Shipping: 8 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 14.4"
  • Height: 5.28"
  • Depth: 9.1"

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts And Labor

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Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player
 
4.5

(based on 105 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (64)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good sound (74)
  • Lightweight (62)
  • Durable (39)
  • Stable (25)
  • Good power output (20)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home use (68)
  • Daily use (30)
  • Travel (11)
  • Office use (6)
  • Outdoors (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (60), Traveler (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (52), Yes (21)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

SONY CFD-S05 BOOMBOX REVIEW

The Sony CFD-S05 CD Radio Cassette Recorder is an excellent Mega Bass portable radio for the nightstand by your bed to listen to the latest news, weather, and sports before retiring for the...Read complete review

The Sony CFD-S05 CD Radio Cassette Recorder is an excellent Mega Bass portable radio for the nightstand by your bed to listen to the latest news, weather, and sports before retiring for the evening. It’s also ideal for anyone that likes to play selections from their cassette library or make custom mix tapes from their CD collection. The Sony portable stereo is the perfect addition for the boombox or radio enthusiast. With its excellent sound output, dual band digital FM/AM tuner, cassette player/recorder, CD player, program, shuffle, random CD playback modes, and CD-R/RW playback, this boombox would make a great addition for any home or outdoor activity. This unit sports an impressive features list including an LCD display, telescopic antenna for FM reception, built-in AM antenna, 30 FM/AM station presets, soft touch tape transport controls, CD syncro recording with cassette recorder, headphone jack, auxiliary input for MP3 player, two full range speakers, bass reflex sound system, carry handle, power button, volume controls, FM mode button, direct input source selection, and CD transport controls. The CFD-S05 stereo is complimented with sturdy build quality, excellent radio reception, and is lightweight. The Sony portable is powered by 6 C cell batteries or the unit can be powered by AC household current with the supplied, detachable AC power cord. However, the Sony CFD-S05 portable stereo does not come with a remote control. This radio is all about class and style with its intuitive design, easy operation, and warm natural sound tones that this Sony portable produces. Highly recommended.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Battery function very poor

I purchased this boombox to play cassette tapes while on a long road trip. The battery connections did not work when the car was in motion. Perhaps the connection is so light that the...Read complete review

I purchased this boombox to play cassette tapes while on a long road trip. The battery connections did not work when the car was in motion. Perhaps the connection is so light that the slight vibration produced by the car moving caused the battery connection to fail. I had to buy an AC inverter to plug into my 12 volt adaptor or cigarette lighter in order to use the boombox while on the road. The boombox played all right when connected to the inverter.

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3.0

Somewhat disappointed

By 

from Connecticut

Comments about Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

I owned the previous version of this product for a number of years. I really liked the bass response. The new version is lacking in that respect. I do like the audio in jack for making cassettes from my computer.

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4.0

Best looking model

By 

from Chicago, USA

Comments about Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

I wish this model is made again with capabilities to play MP3 and also have a USB input to play music from phones or tablets, not just limiting to Iphone. The newer models look like neutral charcoal blocks.

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5.0

Great quality for the price!

By 

from Houston, TX

Comments about Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

We use these in the classrooms so they get a lot of use. Our budget is tight so the quality (they last well) and the price fit our needs.

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5.0

Audio Book Aficionados

By 

from Huntley, Illinois

Comments about Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

If you rely on audiobooks for relaxation & entertainment and as I have a library of audiobooks on tape in addition to desire to listen to new releases on CDs this machine is the perfect solution. It is inexpensive & as it carries the Sony brand, is reliable and cost effective.

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4.0

OUR LAST SONY? PROBABLY, BUT THAT'S A GOOD THING!

By 

from Birmingham, AL

Comments about Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

This replaced a vintage Sony boombox that lasted at least 25 years (we can't remember exactly when we bought it. That thing was taken everywhere, often exposed to the elements, even occasionally banged around a bit. Where else would we go for a new one than to Sony? Yes, it's smaller and doesn't have the bass of the older model; but that's fine. It takes up less space on our bedside table, where it will permanently reside and where we're not interested in a big, boomy sound. Based upon our previous experience and the gentler life this one will lead, we expect it to outlast the other one and, likely, us as well.

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5.0

I love it!

By 

from Monongahela, PA

Comments about Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

Small in size but large enough to play my tapes,CDs and listen to the radio. Perfect for me.

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5.0

A lot of features in a small package

By 

from Springfield, MA

Comments about Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

Needed a replacement of my 19yo radio, it's antenna broke off and couldn't fix it. Wanted cassette and CD player, AM/FM was an added bonus. AM/FM, you can preset 20 FM and 10 AM stations. Has a feature that it will auto-scan for stations, then save them. Very happy with purchase.

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5.0

Unbeatable Value

By 

from Chi-Town

Comments about Sony S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

...dynomite little boom box....I use it for cds and some older cassettes; don't see any downside to this compact unit, can't beat the value....bought one for the office....turned around & bought another for the house/garage.....

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4.0

Best Combo Player for the price

By 

from St Louis, MO

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Sound
  • Great Features

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Use

    Comments about Sony Boombox S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

    I now own two of these Sony boomboxes. The buttons are easy to use, it's hard to find a player that still plays tapes (I have some Spanish tapes that I still listen to), the CD player saves the track where I last stopped the CD, even if the player has been turned off. I wish it would save the actual place in the track, but this feature is still so much better than most players.
    These players are powerful enough to pick up the local radio stations as well.
    Overall, I've very happy with both of them.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Quality item at bargain price.

    By 

    from Becker, Minnesota

    About Me Frequent Traveler, Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Good Sound
    • Great Features

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Use
      • Outdoors
      • Travel

      Comments about Sony Boombox S05 Digital CD Radio Cassette Player:

      This small Sony product is used in a variety of locations; patio, bedroom and kitchen. The compact size adds to ease of use everywhere. Sony's reputation for quality helped make the purchase.

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      • No

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