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Sony Marine Bluetooth Digital Media Receiver - DSX-M50BT

Abt Model: DSXM50BT | UPC Code: 027242872967
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Sony Marine Bluetooth Digital Media Receiver - DSXM50BT

Enjoy wireless audio streaming and hands-free calling with integrated Bluetooth®6 on you next marine adventure or simply plug in your digital music devices to the front USB and auxiliary inputs2. Reliable operation on the water is no accident, it’s the result of detailed engineering using specialized circuit board coating, UV resistant finished and anti-glare displays.


  • Integrated Bluetooth® Technology
    Take calls with the built-in microphone and stream audio with the DSX-M50BT receiver’s Bluetooth® version 2.1 technology6. Connect to compatible devices and choose from hands free phone access, phonebook access or streaming audio. Display icons light up to indicate both audio and phone device pairing as well as incoming caller ID information
  • Versatile front USB 1-wire input cable
    Connect, control and charge your Walkman®, iPod®3, iPhone®3, Android™5 smartphone or other compatible USB device2 while accessing your digital music files via the front USB input. You can also view metadata like song title and artist on the front display
  • Powerful in-dash amplification
    The redesigned, internal Dynamic Reality Amp circuitry boasts 47% lower internal resistance compared to conventional receivers, delivering 55 watts x 4 to your interior speakers. This allows you to crank up the volume while maintaining low distortion, low noise levels and smooth frequency response. Your music isn’t just louder, its clearer too
  • Conformal Circuit board coating
    Conformal coated circuit boards protect the electronic assembly from damage due to contamination, salt spray, moisture, fungus, dust and corrosion caused by harsh or extreme environments
  • UV Resistant Coating
    UV Resistant front panel coating protects faceplate to help prevent discoloration from the sun. Meets the standard for ASTM G154 for UV resistance
  • Convenient front panel design
    The easy-to-read LCD display shows source and call information, clock, station ID and track data when playing back digital files1 from the front USB input2. Front auxiliary input lets you connect almost any portable audio device to your car's sound system. For added security, a portion of the front faceplate is removable to deter theft
  • Adjust the mix with EQ3
    Customize the sound using the built-in EQ3, 3-band, graphic equalizer. Adjust the mix at 60 Hz, 1000 Hz and 10,000 Hz in 1 dB steps from -10 dB to +10 dB for a dynamic sound experience
  • Intuitive music search features
    Use Quick-BrowZer® to find music by artist, album, genre, song or playlist. Jump Mode allows you to fast forward through a category in 10% increments to help you find a specific song
  • Passenger Control for iPhone®/ iPod®
    Let your passengers play DJ and control your iPhone® or iPod®3 directly from the device while it’s still connected to the receiver. Simply hold the MODE button during playback to enter and exit Passenger Control playback mode
  • RCA output for system expansion
    When you’re ready to expand your system, the DSX-M50BT offers 2 volt front and rear RCA pre-amp outputs for external amplifiers
  • The immaculate reception
    The Digital Clarity Tuner delivers industry leading signal to noise ratios, lower interference, better multipath rejection and better stereo separation. The RDS feature displays broadcast information when listening to compatible AM/FM stations
  • Convenient wireless remote included
    Control your receiver with the included wireless card remote (RM-X231)
  • Marine Remote Commander control ready
    This receiver is compatible with the Sony RM-X60M/L Remote Commander® Marine controller and other aftermarket adapters4 designed to control primary radio functions remotely. The 1/8” rear panel mounted remote input jack allows for simple connectivity


Amplifier Section

  • Max power output: 55 watts x 4 at 4 ohms
  • Power Ad Hoc: CEA2006 Standard Power: 17 Watts RMS per channel into 4 Ohms, 4 channels driven from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with less than 1% THD+N
  • Speaker Impedance: 4-8 Ohms


  • Audio Format(s) Supported: MP3/WMA files
  • Band: AM / FM
  • Equalizer: EQ3: 3 band equalizer with +/- 10 dB adjustment at 60 Hz, 1 kHz and 10 kHz.
  • Preout Impedance: 220 ohms
  • Preout Voltage: 2 volt
  • S/N Ratio: Audio Power: CEA2006 S/N 80 dBA
  • Station Preset(s): 18 FM / 12 AM
  • Tuner Frequency Range
    • FM (MHz): 87.5-107.9
    • AM (kHz): 530-1710
  • Tuner Type: Digital Clarity Tuner with RDS


  • Tilt Range: 0-45° mounting angle
  • Key Illumination: Blue
  • On-Screen Clock: 12H


  • Display Color: Black / Variable Color
  • Display Technology: LCD
  • Text Displayed: Source, artist, track, playback time, menu, clock, and Bluetooth® data
  • Text Lines: 1 line of information

Inputs and Outputs

  • 12V Trigger Output(s): Power remote on
  • Antenna Terminal(s): AM/FM Antenna Input Terminal
  • Digital Audio Input(s): Ability to use all forms of USB devices may vary as not all devices are compatible. This unit is compliant with MSC (Mass Storage Class) and MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) type USB devices compliant with the USB standard. This unit cannot recognize USB devices via a USB hub.This unit can be connected to the following iPods. Update your iPod to the latest software before you use it
    • iPod Nano 1st - 7th generation
    • iPod Touch 1st - 5th generation
    • iPod Classic
    • iPod with video
    • iPhone
    • iPhone 3G
    • iPhone 3GS
    • iPhone 4
    • iPhone 4S
    • iPhone 5
  • Infrared Port: Wireless remote
  • RCA Audio Output(s): Front and Rear RCA pre-amp outputs
  • Remote Jack: Optional wired remote terminal
  • USB Port(s): Front

Bluetooth Spec

  • Secure Simple Pairing: Yes
  • Version: Bluetooth Version 2.1

Bluetooth Audio

  • Audio Codec: SBC
  • Audio Level Adjustment: Yes (-8dB to +18dB)
  • CUE/REV: Yes
  • Meta Data Indication: Yes
  • PAUSE: Yes
  • TRACK +/-: Yes

Bluetooth General

  • # of records connected: 9 (HFP+Audio)
  • Call Volume Level Control: Yes
  • Call history (# of): 20 numbers
  • Call history browse with PBAP: Yes
  • Connection Status (maximum #): (1) HFP/PBAP+ (1) Audio
  • Echo/Noise Canceler: Yes
  • Internal ringtone: 1 (Sony Ericsson PCM)
  • Last dialed call: Yes
  • MIC GAIN Adjustment: Yes
  • Phonebook Access via PBAP: Yes
  • RF ON/OFF: Yes
  • Ring alert select: Internal/Cellular
  • Ring volume level control: Yes
  • Speed dial: 6x1=6 memories


  • Network Carrier Information: Yes
  • Clock: 12H
  • Detachable Panel: Partial detachable face
  • Rotary commander ( ):Option: Yes


  • A2DP: Version1.2
  • AVRCP: Version1.3
  • HFP: Version1.5
  • PBAP: Yes

AUX in

  • Level Adjustment: -8dB / +18dB

Amp & General

  • Aux-In: Front
  • EQ: EQ3: 3 band equalizer with +/- 10 dB adjustment at 60 Hz, 1 kHz and 10 kHz.
  • High Voltage Pre Out: 2 Volt
  • Output Power (4ohm, 1kHz,16V)(W): 55 watts x 4
  • Pre Out: (2) Front and Rear
  • USB: Front

Display Panel

  • Auto off mode: Yes
  • Dimmer Adjust: Manual
  • Key Illumination Initial: Blue

Panel Design

  • Display Device (LCD/FL/OEL/TFT): LCD
  • Display color (Color Variation/Nega or Posi): Black color/Negative
  • Key Illumination: Blue
  • Panel finish color: Black


  • Preset: FM18/AM12
  • RDS/EON (NA Only:RBDS, Others:RDS): RBDS


  • Connector type: 16 Pin wiring harness
  • Trim Ring (Color): Black

iPod Control

  • Accessory Information: Yes
  • CODEC (for iPod): Depend on iPod® content
  • List Browsing (Folders / Files): Quick-BrowZer®
  • Passenger Control: Yes

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 7 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
Key Features
Integrated Bluetooth With Simple Secure Pairing/ Front USB Auxiliary Inputs/ Hi-Power 55W x 4 Dynamic Reality Amp/ Anti-Corrosive Conformal Circuit Board Coatings/ UV Exposure Resistant For Durability/ Low Glare, LCD Display With Blue Key Illumination/ Partial Detachable Front Security Panel/ EQ3 Stage 2 With Selectable Loudness/ Quick-BrowZer With Jump Mode Search Features/ Passenger Control For iPhone And iPod Devices/ 2 Volt Front Rear RCA Preamp Outputs/ Digital Clarity Tuner With Radio Data System (RDS)/ Wired External Remote Control Input Ready/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Sony DSX-M50BT from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony DSX-M50BT is Brand New.
  • The Sony DSX-M50BT Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
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