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Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox - CFDS50

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Sony - CFDS50 - Boomboxes & CD Players
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1.7W + 1.7W Output Power/ MEGA BASS/ 30 Available Presets/ Built-In AM Antenna/ Portable Capability/ Auxiliary Audio Input/ Headphone Jack/ Black Finish
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Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox, Model CFDS50

Play your old cassettes, burned CDs or just listen to the radio with this CD radio cassette recorder featuring Mega Bass®.

Features:

  • Enjoy full-function stereo sound
    Stereo speakers housed in a bass-reflex design deliver an enjoyable listening experience.
  • Battery operated for portability
    Enjoy your favorite music on the go, for up to 19 hours1 (6 size C, sold separately). For battery swaps that are a snap, the battery compartment quickly and easily clicks open and closed.
  • Enjoy FM/AM radio programming
    A built-in digital FM/AM Stereo Tuner with 30 station preset memory (20 FM, 10 AM) lets you choose from a wide variety of radio, talk and music programming.
  • Enjoy convenient CD playback
    Enjoy your favorite CDs or personally recorded CD-R and CD-RW discs, including those with MP3 files2.
  • Cassette playback and record
    Playback your old mix tapes and record new ones with the built-in cassette deck.
  • Plays well with others
    An auxiliary audio input lets you connect digital music players to the speaker dock for easy access to your music (cable not included).
  • MEGA BASS
    Bass boost circuitry enhances low-frequency bass performance at the touch of a button.
  • Comes equipped with everything you need
    Complete with headphone jack and AC power cable, the CFD-S50 is ready to go when you are…

Specifications:

Amplifier Function

  • CD: Player

Audio

  • Tape Operation: Single Stereo Cassette (fast winding) Approx. 150 sec. with Sony C-60 cassette
  • Tuner Type: Digital
  • Frequency Response: CD: 20-20000 Hz (+1/-2dB) Cassette: Type I (normal), 80-10000 Hz
  • Tape System: 4 Track, 2 Channel, Stereo
  • Audio Format(s) Supported: CD-R/RW Playback Compatibility1

Capability

  • Tape Cassette: Player, Cassette Recorder
  • Radio: FM, AM

General

  • Type of Use: Portable Boombox
  • Tray Type: Flat Loading, Single CD
  • Disc Capacity: 1

Hardware

  • Display: LCD

Inputs and Outputs

  • Input(s): Audio in Jack (stereo mini jack)
  • Output(s): Headphone Jack (stereo mini jack), for 16-32 Ohm impedence headphones

Power

  • Battery Type: 9 V DC (6 R14 (Size C) batteries)
  • AC Power: 120 V AC 60 Hz (AC power supply)
  • Battery Life (Approx): CD Playback*: Approx. 8 hours (At a volume level of around 24); FM Recording*: Approx. 19 hours; Tape Playback*: Approx. 13 hours (At a volume level of around 24); * - When using Sony alkaline batteries.
  • Power Handling Capacity: With 4-ohm loads, both channels driven from 150-10000 Hz; rated 1.1 W per channel minimum RMS power, with no more than 10% total harmonic distortion in AC operation.
  • Power Consumption (in Operation): AC 12 Watts (approx. 0.8 W in power saving mode)
  • Output Power: 3.4W Total (1.7W + 1.7W (at 4 ohms, 10% harmonic distortion))

Speaker

  • Speaker System: Full-range, Stereo
  • Speaker Dimensions: 3 1/4 in. (8 cm), 4 Ohm cone type (x2)
  • Sound Enhancer: MEGA BASS®
  • CD Play Mode(s): Normal, Single repeat, All repeat, Selected folder play, Selected folder repeat play, Shuffle play, Program play, Program repeat play

Tape Deck

  • CD Syncro Recording: Synchronized CD/Cassette Dubbing

Tuner

  • Preset Channel: 30 presets total (20 FM, 10 AM)
  • External Antenna: FM: Telescopic Antenna; AM: Built-in Ferrite Bar Antenna
  • Band: FM: 87.5-108.0MHz; AM: 530-1710kHz

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 4.6 lbs
  • Shipping: 6.6 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 5.6"
  • Width: 12.63"
  • Depth: 8.63"

Footnotes:

  1. Actual performance varies based on settings, environmental conditions, and usage.
  2. Playback may not be compatible with all files, depending upon recording conditions.
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  • The Sony CFDS50 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
 
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Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox
 
4.8

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        My son absolutely loves it

        Good size, so you can take it everywhere (picnics, trips).
        Good quality of music.
        Plays Cd's, tapes & radio.
        Excellent product for a price.

        Good size, so you can take it everywhere (picnics, trips).
        Good quality of music.
        Plays Cd's, tapes & radio.
        Excellent product for a price.

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        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Maybe, Maybe Not

        This is an average player. While it's reliable about 80% of the time, if you don't immediately program the CD player to the track you want, it shuts down and you need to...Read complete review

        This is an average player. While it's reliable about 80% of the time, if you don't immediately program the CD player to the track you want, it shuts down and you need to restart it. Also skips at times, not what I'd expect from a new player. I am grateful that I can still buy a cassette player, though, as I am one of the dinosaurs that still has cassettes.

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        5.0

        Exactly what I needed!!! Great outside

        By Ally O'C

        from Chicago, IL

        Verified Buyer
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              Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

              Very durable, great camping boombox... Just what I needed...

              Awesome!!

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              • No

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              i love my boombox it cheap but it works

              By tess

              from chicago

              Verified Buyer

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                    Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                    I use every night when I want to listen to my CD prayers

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                    • No

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                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Nice product, just what I needed...

                    By Avid

                    from Colorado

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • All the features I need
                    • Good sound
                    • Works Great

                    Cons

                    • No Backlight On Controls

                    Best Uses

                    • Useful On My Back Patio

                    Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                    All the features work well - the CD, Tape, Radio,and AUX input. Requires a ton of 'C' batteries, but I won't be using it as a portable.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    much better than product it replaced

                    By waterpik@187

                    from North Carolina

                    Verified Buyer

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                          Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                          home use is preferred.

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                          • No

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                          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          It works great!

                          By Cassette player girl

                          from Seattle, WA

                          Verified Buyer

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                                Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                                It's sturdy and small

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                                • No

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                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Go for it

                                By srodes

                                from port rep, va

                                Verified Buyer

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                                      Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                                      Great compact size, and plays cassettes, CDs and radio. Sound quality is great for the price. Just what was needed.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • Yes

                                      Comment on this review

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Excellent producct

                                      By Rakesh

                                      from Michigan

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Simple and effective

                                      Cons

                                      • none

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                                        Exactly what we expected.

                                        Service and delivery comments:

                                        quick and nice service

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                                        • No

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                                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Very Good Boombox for the money

                                        By Peak

                                        from Churchville, NY

                                        Verified Buyer

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                                              Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                                              I bought this boombox for my 80 year old Mom and she loves it. It's easy for her to use and it has excellent sound quality. The AM reception is excellent.

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                                              • Yes

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                                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              I would buy this again.

                                              By Deb the dancer

                                              from Milwaukee, WI

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Love the Size

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Quiet background Music

                                                Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                                                I love the smaller size and the sound is good.

                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Great Basic Boombox

                                                By Paul

                                                from Skokie, IL

                                                Verified Buyer

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                                                      Comments about Sony Black CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox:

                                                      Great boombox for basic needs. Great sound quality and compact. Bought for my 94 year old mom to listen to her love of her life . . .Luciano Pavarotti.

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