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Sony Double DIN A/V Receiver With Bluetooth - XAV-601BT

Abt Model: XAV601BT | UPC Code: 027242839380
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Sony Double DIN A/V Receiver With Bluetooth - XAV601BT

Control smartphone features and apps directly from your receiver thanks to MirrorLink™ technology, which brings command of select audio, video and navigation features directly to the receiver’s touchscreen display. Elevate your mobile experience with Bluetooth® technology, SiriusXM™ compatibility, Pandora® app control, dual USB inputs and CD/DVD playback.


  • 6.1” Touch Screen Display
    The detachable, high-resolution TFT (WVGA) 6.1” touch screen display will inform and entertain you. Gesture command and on-screen touch buttons make everything easier to control and separate audio and video power supply circuits provide added clarity.

  • MirrorLink™ smartphone connectivity
    MirrorLink™ technology offers seamless connectivity between smart phones and your XAV-601BT receiver. The technology is extremely simple to use: approved applications, content and controls are mirrored from the smartphone onto the receiver.

  • Pandora® internet radio Control
    Pandora® is the leading internet radio service, giving people music they love anytime, anywhere, through personalized radio stations. The XAV-601BT provides complete access to your Pandora account using your iPhone®, Android™ or Blackberry® phones.

  • Telenav® app control for iPhone®
    Simply connect your iPhone® Telenav® GPS app via USB input to the XAV-601BT and see directions on your receiver’s screen while hearing them over the car speakers. Telenav app control for iPhone available as of Aug 2012 via firmware update.

  • Dual USB 1-Wire Inputs
    With dual USB 1-Wire inputs, you can connect, control and charge your iPod®, Walkman® player and other compatible USB devices with the rear USB input and connect your phone directly to the front panel’s USB input.

  • Integrated Bluetooth® technology
    Easily take calls and stream audio with the XAV-601BT receiver featuring Bluetooth® technology4. Connect to compatible devices and choose between hands free phone access, phonebook access, Pandora® internet radio control or audio streaming.

  • Passenger App Control
    Connect your iPhone® or iPod® Touch via the optional RC-202IPV cable to display compatible app content on the XAV-601BT receiver’s display and control the app directly from your iPhone or iPod Touch with passenger app control.

  • iPod® and iPhone® content playback
    Playback audio/video from most iPod® models via the RC-202IPV video cable (sold separately). Also view stored album artwork during audio playback on the screen of the XAV-601BT receiver.

  • Advanced Response User Interface
    Select between 2D or 3D icons and screen visualizers and enjoy fast touch screen response when selecting sources, transitioning between menu screens and searching through your USB music content.

  • Plays DVDs/CDs and digital files
    Multi-format playback lets you play MP3, WMA, AAC music files, JPEG’s or MP4 videos.

  • SiriusXM™ Satellite Radio Ready
    The on-board SiriusXM™connector simplifies satellite radio installation by eliminating compatibility issues and providing direct connection to the new platform of tuners.

  • Optional TomTom® navigation control
    Connect the optional TomTom® XA-NV100T navigation for direct access to built in GPS control. TomTom is the only company to incorporate real world, real-time feedback, providing the most accurate maps available

  • Firmware upgradable with USB input
    Easily upgrade the XAV-601BT’s firmware. Use a PC to download updates from Sony® support to a flash drive and load them on your receiver via the USB input.

  • Dynamic Color Illuminator
    Match your radio’s illumination to complement your existing vehicle lighting components with the Dynamic Color Illuminator. With selectable Sound Synchronization, the timing of the color change is synchronized with the audio source.

  • Intuitive ZAPPIN™ search feature
    Use the ZAPPIN™ feature can play 6, 15, or 30 second intro clips to help you find a specific song.

  • Advanced Sound Engine with EQ7
    The Advanced Sound Engine uses EQ7 equalizer, adjustable LPF/HPF crossovers, Listener Position calibration, Center Speaker Organizer, Rear Bass Enhancer, and Dynamic Loudness volume leveler to create an ideal in-car listening environment.

  • High-powered Expansion
    Dial in the output for optimum sound using the internal 52W x 4 high power Dynamic Reality amplifier for your speakers or the 5 Volt front, rear and subwoofer RCA pre-amp outputs to feed an external amplifier.

  • Zone x Zone for rear seat playback
    Zone by Zone control allows users to independently select between sources for the front seat passengers while enabling separate DVD playback for rear seat passengers when connected to additional rear seat video monitors (sold separately).

  • Auxiliary Audio/Video inputs
    Two dedicated rear auxiliary AV inputs provide additional AV source playback and a connection for the Sony® XA-800C rear view camera (sold separately) for visibility when backing up, especially with larger trucks or SUVs.

  • SensMe™ Music App
    SensMe™ application can organize your music into playlists that perfectly match your mood, scene and location, making it easier to choose the music that fits the moment.

  • Digital Clarity Tuner with RDS
    Sony® receivers are known for exceptional tuning and we’ve made them even better with the new Digital Clarity Tuner. RDS enables artist and title information that accompany the FM broadcast to be displayed on the receiver.

  • Included Accessories
    The included hands-free microphone and integrated echo and noise canceling circuitry assure your conversations are clear while the RM-X271 wireless remote lets you control the basic functions of the XAV-601BT.



  • Max power output : 52 watts x 4 at 4 ohms
  • Speaker Impedance : 4-8 Ohms


  • Band : AM / FM
  • Equalizer : EQ7: 7 band EQ with +/- 6 dB adjustment at: 63, 160, 400, 1000, 2500, 6300 and 16000 Hz
  • Format(s) Supported : MP3/WMA/AAC/JPEG/MP4/XviD files1
  • Frequency Response : DVD / CD: 10-20,000 Hz
  • Preout Impedance : 220 ohms
  • Preout Voltage : 2 volt
  • S/N Ratio : Audio Power: CEA2006 S/N 80 dBA
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (dB) : DVD/CD Player: 120dB
  • Station Preset(s) : 18 FM / 12 AM
  • Tuner Frequency Range : FM: Tuner Frequency Range(MHz): 87.5-107.9 AM: Tuner Frequency Range(kHz): 530-1710
  • Tuner Type : SSIR-EXA with RDS
  • Volume Control : Tel/Nav Attenuation Circuitry
  • Wow and Flutter : Below measurable limit




  • Tilt Range : 0-45° mounting angle
  • CD Text Display : CD/MP3/WMA/AAC data displayed
  • Dimmer Adjust : Selectable Auto/on/off
  • Key Illumination : White Key Illumination
  • On-Screen Clock : 12H


  • Aspect Ratio : 17:9
  • Display Technology : TFT (WVGA)
  • Text Displayed : Source, artist, track, playback time, menu and clock


  • Panel Type : 6.1" TFT Active Matrix LCD Color Monitor
  • Picture Modes : Normal, Wide, Full and Zoom
  • Resolution : 800 x 480
  • Color System: NTSC / PAL / SECAM / PAL-M

Wireless Connectivity

  • Compatible Bluetooth® Profiles: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)1.2 AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile)1.3 HFP (Handsfree Profile)1.5 OPP (Object Push Profile) PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • Frequency Band: 2.4 GHz band (2.400 - 2.4835 GHz)
  • Maximum Range: Line of sight approx. 10M (33ft)
  • Modulation Method: FHSS
  • Output: Bluetooth Standard Power Class2 (Max. +4 dBm)
  • Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth Standard version 2.1

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 4"
  • Width: 7.13"
  • Depth: 6.9"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 5 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Two Year Limited Parts And Labor


  1. Not all files may play back due to file variations. Copy-protected ACC-LC files not supported.
  2. Compatible with iPod®with video, iPod Classic®, iPod nano® 1st through 5th gen., iPod Touch® 1st & 2nd gen., iPhone®, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. Passenger control not available for iPod nano 1st gen. or iPod with video.
  3. Requires satellite radio tuner and service subscription, sold separately.
  4. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary.
  5. Works with iPhone® 3G, 3GS, 4 and 4S via USB port, and compatible Blackberry® and Android™ based smartphones via Bluetooth®.
  6. MirrorLink™ enabled smartphone required. MirrorLink is a technology standard developed by the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) that allows consumers to use their smartphone in a car without looking at or touching their phone. The technology achieves this through two-way communication between the smartphone and the in-vehicle infotainment system. CCC-approved applications and content are mirrored from the mobile device onto the automotive in-dash receiver.
  7. Feature is subject to change or termination without notice. Subscription, fee and/or PC registration may be required.
Key Features
V Receiver With Bluetooth - XAV601BT/ 6.1 " Touch Screen Display/ MirrorLink Smartphone Connectivity/ Pandora Internet Radio Control/ Dual USB 1-Wire Inputs/ Integrated Bluetooth Technology/ iPod And iPhone Content Playback/ Advanced Response User Interface/ Dynamic Color Illuminator/ Intuitive ZAPPIN Search Feature/ Zone x Zone For Rear Seat Playback/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Sony XAV-601BT from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony XAV-601BT is Brand New.
  • The Sony XAV-601BT Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
TypeDouble DIN
iPod/iPhone ConnectionYes Cable Sold Separately
Bluetooth Hands Free CallingYes
Built-In GPSYes
USB InputYes
AUX InputYes
Height (inches)4
Width (inches)7.13
Depth (inches)6.9
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