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Sony Bluetooth Car Stereo Receiver with 180 Watt RMS - MEXXB120BT

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  • Color : Black
  • Type : Single Din
  • Apple CarPlay : No
  • Android Auto : No
  • iPod/iPhone Connection : Yes
  • Bluetooth : Yes
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Abt Model: MEXXB120BT | UPC: 027242909625
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Your Price: $193.00
Regular Price: $198.00
Your Shipping Zip Code: 20149
Estimated delivery date May 28th
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  • Product Overview-

    Key Features

    • Powerful In-Dash Amplification
    • Pairing Made Easy
    • Take Control With The Music Center App
    • Read Easily With High-Contrast LCD
    • Bring Siri On The Road
    • Connect Two Smartphones, With Dual Bluetooth
    • Voice Control For Android
    • Create Virtual Speakers Right In Front Of You
    • Bring Out The Bass
    • Clean, Car-Filling Sound
    • External Hands-Free Mic Supplied
    • Black Finish

    Sony Bluetooth Car Stereo Receiver with 180 Watt RMS- MEX-XB120BT

    Bring the conveniences of modern technology into your car while giving your speakers more power with the Sony MEX-XB120BT car stereo receiver. As music moves farther and farther away from physical media like CDs, the ease and accessibility of streaming audio have quickly turned our smartphones into our primary music players. With this Sony bluetooth car stereo, you can wirelessly connect your phone to the head unit, allowing you to easily play audio from all of your favorite apps over your car speakers. The Sony MEX-XB120BT car stereo receiver even lets you sync two phones at the same time, allowing you to make or receive hands-free calls while a friend controls the music and or navigation. The included external mic enables hands-free calling and also makes it possible to get directions, send messages, and manage music with simple voice controls through your Android or iOS device. Additionally, Android Open Accessory (AOA) 2.0 allows you to play music via a USB connection with the Sony bluetooth car stereo, accommodating those who would prefer not to use the Bluetooth connection.

    In addition to its helpful connection capabilities, the Sony MEX-XB120BT car stereo receiver also includes a number of features to help deliver exceptional sound quality for your ride. Its efficient class-D amplifier outputs an impressive 180 watt RMS (4 x 45W) offering your speakers significantly more power than most factory installed head units. If you're planning on adding an amplifier to the system as well, the Sony bluetooth car stereo includes three high-voltage pre-outs, giving you the freedom to design the perfect car audio system. However, with Sony's Dynamic Stage Organizer, this receiver can adjust muddy or unclear audio to make the music sound like its coming from crisp dash mount speakers. Between the extra power that the Sony MEX-XB120BT car stereo receiver can feed to your speakers and its ability to reshape your soundstage, you may not need to add extra speakers or amplifiers to achieve your ideal system. Knowing that speakers can only sound as good as their source material, this Sony bluetooth car stereo also offers FLAC compatibility for true losses quality. So upgrade your car stereo receiver to the Sony MEX-XB120BT and start hearing your music the way it was meant to be heard.

    Key Features:

    • 180W RMS Hi-power amplifier delivers clear, naturalsounding audio
    • Subwoofer Direct Mode to power a subwoofer without an external amplifier
    • Dual Bluetooth connectivity lets you connect two smartphones simultaneously
    • Voice control with Siri Eyes Free and Android
    • AOA 2.0-compatible USB terminal lets you play music from smartphone apps
    • Create virtual speakers in front of you with the Dynamic Stage Organizer


    • Powerful in-dash amplification
      By incorporating a highly efficient class-D amplifier into the receiver, the MEX-XB120BT can realize outstanding output power – 180W CEA2006 RMS (4 x 45W) – from a compact body. The amp also minimizes the electromagnetic interference that can generate a hiss as volume levels increase, leaving you free to enjoy enhanced sound quality at any volume.
    • Pairing made easy
      NFC lets you connect your Bluetooth phone instantly. Just tap it once on the volume knob for easy pairing.
    • Take control with the Music Center app
      Available for both Android™ and compatible iOS devices. The Music Center™ app lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a convenient system remote. It can even access, select, and playback the music files stored on your compatible device. Got an Android phone? Use Music Center to manage music playback, read messages and control apps, by voice.
    • Read easily with high-contrast LCD
      With five times the contrast of conventional screens, plus an optimized viewing angle, the screen is always easy to read.
    • Bring Siri on the road
      Hook up your iOS device to control music, navigation, messaging and more with Siri Eyes Free.
    • Connect two smartphones, with Dual Bluetooth
      Pair one Bluetooth phone for access to navigation, music playback, and communication features. You can connect a second phone for making and receiving hands-free calls.
    • Voice control for Android
      Use voice control to get directions, send messages and play tracks on your Android smartphone.
    • Create virtual speakers right in front of you
      Sound waves are directional, so if your speakers are in your doors or under your dash, the audio may seem muddy or unclear. Dynamic Stage Organizer adjusts the signal, improving the stereo positioning so music sounds like it's coming from right in front of you.
    • Bring out the bass
      Hit the EXTRA BASS button for deep, punchy sound at any volume. Switch between two settings for different intensities of bass boost.
    • Clean, car-filling sound
      Delve into deeper sound that seems like it's coming from right in front of you, thanks to Dynamic Stage Organizer, EXTRA BASS and Sony speakers. Build yourself a bespoke in-car sound system using three 5V pre-outs and external amplifiers.
    • Play FLAC files
      FLAC compatibility lets you play lossless audio files, so you can enjoy every detail of the music.
    • Expand your sound system
      With the three pre-outs, you can add components of your choice, like extra amplifiers and sub-woofers. Standard units deliver 2-volt audio signal, while Sony’s high voltage pre-out delivers a 5-volt signal, giving you a much clearer sound with less distortion when connected to the power amplifier. You can also expect less external noise.
    • Heat ventilation
      An over-sized heat sink with an optimally designed fin structure ensures efficient ventilation for your amp.
    • Precision power block placement
      Placing the power block close to the input and amp minimizes power loss, while electrolytic capacitors ensure precise, responsive bass
    • Optimized for excellence
      Circuitry and components are carefully laid out for low-noise, highly efficient electric power transmission.
    • Plug in with AOA 2.0 compatible USB ports
      AOA 2.0 compatible front and rear USB ports give you even more options for connecting various mobile devices.
    • Choose your colors
      Browse 35,000 colors to match the two-zone illumination with your car interior. And when the music starts, lights on the LED screen pulse in time to the song if you desire.
    • Sirius XM Radio ready
      Connect your Sirius XM Radio satellite tuner (not supplied) to enjoy commercial-free music, sports, news and entertainment.
    • Switch volume and tracks from the wheel
      Easily set up basic audio controls from your steering wheel without a signal converter, on compatible vehicles.
    • Steering wheel control ready input
      This receiver is compatible with aftermarket remote control adapters designed to utilize the vehicles existing, primary radio controls directly from the steering wheel. The 1/8” rear panel mounted remote input jack allows for simple connectivity
    • External hands-free mic supplied
      The included external hands-free microphone and integrated echo and noise canceling circuitry assure your conversations are clear.
    • Convenient wireless remote supplied
      Control your receiver with the included wireless card remote (RM-X231).



    • # of records connected: 9 (HFP+Audio)
    • Call history (# of): Yes (20 numbers via PBAP)
    • Call history browse with PBAP: Yes (Combined call)
    • Call Volume Level Control: Yes
    • Connection Status (maximum #): [2HFP+1Audio]
    • Echo/Noise Canceler: Yes (mode1/mode2)
    • External microphone: Supplied
    • Internal ringtone: 2016 Sony Mobile Ringtone
    • Last dialed call: Yes
    • MIC GAIN Adjustment: Yes (Low/Mid/Hi)
    • Phonebook Access via PBAP: Yes
    • RF ON/OFF: Yes
    • Ring alert select: Yes (Internal/Cellular)
    • Ring volume level control: Yes
    • Voice Control: Yes

    Bluetooth Audio

    • Audio Codec: SBC, AAC
    • Audio Level Adjustment: Yes (-6dB - +6dB)
    • CUE/REV: Yes
    • Meta Data Indication: Yes
    • PAUSE: Yes
    • TRACK +/-: Yes

    BT Spec

    • Secure Simple Pairing: Yes
    • Version: Version 3.0

    Bluetooth Feature & Device

    • Auto-paring for iOS devices: Yes
    • Device Name: MEX-XB120BT
    • Network Carrier Information: Yes
    • Pandora Link (BT): Yes
    • Siri Eyes Free Mode: Yes
    • SongPal (Android): Yes (Music Center)
    • SongPal (iOS): Yes (Music Center)

    Bluetooth Feature & Device / Profile

    • A2DP: Version1.3
    • AVRCP: Version1.5
    • HFP: Version1.6
    • HID: Yes
    • MAP: Yes
    • PBAP: Yes
    • SPP: Yes

    AUX in

    • Level Adjustment: Yes (-8dB - +18dB)

    Tuner Feature

    • Preset: FM18/AM12
    • RDS / EON: Yes (RBDS)

    Amp & General

    • Advanced Auto Volume (AAV): Yes
    • Aux-In: Yes (Front)
    • Balance: Yes
    • ClearAudio+: Yes
    • Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE): Yes
    • EQ: Yes (EQ10)
    • EXTRA BASS: Yes (1,2)
    • Fader: Yes
    • High Pass Filter: Yes (OFF/50/60/80/100/120)
    • High Voltage Pre Out: 5 Volt
    • Low Pass Filter: Yes (50/60/80/100/120)
    • Output Power (4ohm, 1kHz,16V): 100W
    • Pre Out: x 3
    • Rear Bass Enhancer: Yes
    • Sirius/XM Connector: Yes
    • Sub Out: Yes
    • Sub Woofer adjust (LEVEL): Yes
    • Subwoofer Direct Connection: Yes
    • Sub Woofer Phase: Yes
    • Time Alignment Custom: Yes (Adjustment)
    • Time Alignment Preset: Yes
    • USB: Yes (Front)


    • Card Remote Option: RM-X231,(Option: RM-X8S)
    • CD lock mode: Yes
    • Clock: 12H
    • Configurable Steering Wheel Remote Input: Yes
    • Detachable Panel: Detachable
    • Steering Wheel Remote Input: Yes

    Display Panel

    • Auto off mode: Yes
    • Dimmer Adjust: Yes(On/Off/AT/Clock)
    • Key Illumination Initial: Rainbow
    • Sound and Color Synchronization: Yes

    Panel Design

    • Display color (Color Variation/ Nega or Posi): Black color/Negative
    • Display Device (LCD/FL/OEL/TFT): LCD (with Acryl)
    • Key Illumination: Variable (2-Zone)
    • USB Shutter: Yes

    USB Mass Strage Device Control

    • CODEC (for USB): MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, WAV
    • Jump Mode: Yes
    • List Browsing (Folders/Files): Yes
    • Pause: Yes
    • Repeat: ALL/TRACK/ALBUM
    • Resume Play: Yes
    • Shuffle: OFF/ALBUM/DEVICE


    • USB Android Open Accessory Protocol: Yes(2.0)
    • USB Mass Storage Device: Yes
    • USB Media Transfer Protocol: Yes

    USB Mass Strage Device Control

    • Maximum Current: 1.5A (Front)

    iPod Control Feature

    • CODEC (for iPod): Depend on iPod
    • Pandora Link (BT): Yes
    • Pause: Yes
    • Repeat: ALL/TRACK
    • Resume Play: Yes
    • Shuffle: OFF/TRACK

    Specifications Chart / General

    • Maximum output power (4ohm, 1kHz, 16V)(W): 100
    • Preout impedance (ohms): 220
    • Preout output level (V): 5

    Specifications Chart / Tuner

    • FM Channel separation (dB): 50
    • FM Frequency response (Hz): 20-15k
    • FM S/N ratio (mono) (dB): 73
    • FM Selectivity (400 kHz) (dB): 75
    • FM Tuning range (MHz): 87.5-107.9
    • FM Usable sensitivity (75 ohm) (dBf): 8

    Others / Safety Standard

    • DHHS: Yes
    • FCC: Yes

    Instruction Manual Language

    • English: Yes
    • French: Yes


    • Ant connector: JASO

    Cosmetic Print

    • Wx4: 100
    • Bluetooth logo: Yes
    • Cosmetic Sticker: Sticker (100W x4 Max., 45W x4 RMS), 5 months
    • IR: Yes
    • Other logos: NFC logo
    • Phone mark icon (Green/Red): Yes on "CALL" Key
    • Product name: Yes
    • Sirius/XM Ready Logo: Yes
    • USB jack logo (Trident): Yes


    • Warranty card
    • Trim Ring (Collar), Black (Not Painted)

    Approximate Weight:

    • Shipping: 2.87 lbs

    Approximate Dimensions:

    • Height: 1.97"
    • Width: 7.0"
    • Depth: 7.0"

    Warranty Information:

    • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
    California customers: Proposition 65 WARNING
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