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Sony Single DIN Bluetooth Car Stereo Receiver - MEX-N5100BT

Abt Model: MEXN5100BT | UPC Code: 027242878044
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Sony Single DIN Bluetooth Car Stereo Receiver - MEX-N5100BT

Make the most of drive-time with a full-featured Sony head unit. Take control with Siri Eyes Free for iOS devices. Take calls or stream music with Bluetooth® technology. Expand your listening experience via Pandora® internet radio support and SiriusXM™ connectivity, or USB. Setup and control the system with the SongPal™ app via your phone or tablet.


  • Powerful amplification
    Highly-efficient Dynamic Reality Amplifier circuitry boasts 47% lower internal resistance compared to conventional receivers, delivering 55 Watts x 4 output1 to your speakers. When the mood strikes, you can crank up the volume while maintaining low distortion, low noise levels and smooth frequency response. Your music isn't just louder, its clearer too
  • Integrated Bluetooth® technology
    Easily take calls and listen to your favorite tunes with integrated Bluetooth® technology
  • One-touch listening with NFC
    Enjoy simplified Bluetooth® connectivity with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology2. Simply align compatible devices and NFC logos to activate or deactivate pairing
  • Dynamic Color Illuminator®
    Using the 2-Zone, Dynamic Color Illuminator® control, choose from nearly 35,000 colors to independently mix and match display and button color to your interior and style. For added sizzle, the lighting can be synchronized with the beat using the Sound Synchronization function
  • Siri Eyes Free Control
    Siri Eyes Free allows for hands-free control of a paired, Bluetooth®-enabled iOS device simply by pressing the rotary command button and speaking commands
  • Advanced Sound
    For a quality listening experience, Advanced Sound Engine technology allows you to dial-in sound output to your vehicle and taste. Choose from: EQ10 equalizer, selectable slope High Pass and Low Pass filters, Listener Position Calibration, Advanced Auto Volume, Rear Bass Enhancer, and Subwoofer Level Control to name a few
  • SongPal™ App system control
    Available for both Android™ and compatible iOS devices. The SongPal™ app8 lets you use your smartphone or tablet as a convenient system remote. Easily adjust system sound and display settings. Select available music sources and hear SMS, Twitter, Facebook, and Calendar notifications. Via supported voice recognition, you can even take control and via your voice, reply to SMS messages
  • Multi-format support
    Multi-format playback lets you enjoy: MP3, WMA, and AACfiles encoded to CD, CD-R/CD-RW discs. Or enjoy your favorite MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, and FLAC files from a USB drive4
  • Pandora® Internet Radio Control
    Pandora® internet radio gives people the music they love anytime, anywhere, through personalized radio stations. Enjoy complete access to your Pandora account using your iPhone®, Android™ or Blackberry® phones
  • SiriusXM™ Satellite radio ready
    SiriusXM™ connectivity8 simplifies satellite radio installation by eliminating compatibility issues and providing direct connection to the latest platform of tuners
  • Intuitive music search features
    Quick-BrowZer® provides quick and easy music access. Search by artist, album, genre, song or playlist to quickly find the song for the mood or moment. Use Jump Mode to fast forward through a category in 10% increments to help you find a specific song
  • Versatile front USB 1-wire input
    Connect control & charge your Walkman®, iPod®, iPhone®, Android™, Blackberry®, or other compatible USB device 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. The front USB port provides up to 1 amp maximum output for charging your portable devices
  • RCA outputs for system expansion
    When you're ready to expand your system, the receiver features 2- volt RCA pre-amp outputs for external front, rear and subwoofer amplifiers. An adjustable subwoofer level control also lets you dial in the bass when you're ready to pump it up
  • Digital Clarity Tuner
    Enjoy industry leading radio reception and performance. With RDS functionality the unit displays broadcast information when listening to compatible AM/FM stations
  • Steering wheel control ready input
    Compatible with aftermarket remote control adapters11 including many Japanese makes, this head unit can interface with existing, primary radio controls directly from the steering wheel. A 1/8" rear panel mounted remote input jack allows for simple connectivity
  • Convenient control panel design
    An easy-to-read LCD display shows source and call information, clock, station ID and track data during playback of digital files from CD, streaming audio or external USB devices. A front auxiliary input lets you connect almost any portable audio device to your car's sound system
  • Hands Free with noise cancelling
    The included external hands-free microphone and integrated echo and noise canceling circuitry assure your conversations are clear



  • 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
    • Audio Format(s) Supported: MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC/FLAC files
    • Band: AM / FM
    • Digital-to-Analog Converter: 24bit
    • Equalizer: EQ10: 10 band EQ with +/- 6 dB adjustment at 32 Hz, 63 Hz, 125 Hz, 250 Hz, 500 Hz, 1000 Hz, 2000 Hz, 4 kHz, 8 kHz and 16 kHz
    • Frequency Response: 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): CD: 120 dB
    • 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: Digital Clarity Tuner with RDS
    • Wow and Flutter: Below measurable limit
    • Sound Mode
      • DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine)
      • Clear Audio+
      • MEGA BASS
  • Capability
    • CD: CD, CD-R/RW
  • Convenience
    • Tilt Range: 0-45° mounting angle
    • CD Text Display: CD/MP3/WMA data displayed
    • Dimmer Adjust: Selectable Auto adjust or manual on/off
    • Key Illumination: 2-Zone, Variable color illumination
    • On-Screen Clock: 12H
  • Display
    • Display Color: Black / Variable Color
    • Display Technology: LCD
    • Text Displayed: Source, artist, track, playback time, menu, clock, Pandora® 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
    • Audio In
      • Front: AUX input
      • Front: USB inputs
      • Rear: SiriusXM Input
    • 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 - 6th generation
      • iPod Touch 1st - 4th generation
      • iPod Classic
      • iPod with video
      • iPhone
      • iPhone 3G
      • iPhone 3GS
      • iPhone 4
      • iPhone 4S
      • If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit that are not covered in the owners manual, consult your nearest Sony dealer
      • Infrared Port: Wireless remote
      • RCA Audio Output(s): Front, Rear, and Subwoofer RCA pre-amp outputs
      • Remote Jack: Optional wired remote terminal
      • USB Port(s): Front
  • Wireless Connectivity
    • Compatible Bluetooth® Profiles
      • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile v1.3)
      • AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile v1.5)
      • HFP (Handsfree Profile v1.6)
      • PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
      • MAP
      • HID
      • SPP
    • 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 3.0
  • Wireless/Networking
    • NFC: Yes

Bluetooth abd Device

  • BT Spec.
    • Secure Simple Pairing: Yes
    • Version: Bluetooth Version 3.0
  • Bluetooth Audio
    • Audio Codec: SBC, AAC
    • Audio Level Adjustment: Yes (-6dB to +6dB)
    • CUE/REV: Yes
    • Meta Data Indication: Yes
    • PAUSE: Yes
    • TRACK +/-: Yes
  • Bluetooth
    • # of records connected: 9 (HFP+Audio)
    • Call Volume Level Control: Yes
    • Call history (# of): 20 numbers via PBAP
    • Call history browse with PBAP: Yes (Combined Call)
    • Connection Status (maximum #): (1) HFP/PBAP and (1) Audio
    • Echo/Noise Canceler: Mode 1 or 2
    • External microphone: Supplied
    • Internal ringtone: 1 (2014 Sony Mobile Ringtone)
    • Last dialed call: Yes
    • MIC GAIN Adjustment: Low/Mid/Hi
    • Phonebook Access via PBAP: Yes
    • RF ON/OFF: Yes Ring alert select: Internal/Cellular
    • Ring volume level control: Yes
    • Speed dial: 6x1=6 memories
  • Other
    • Auto-paring for iOS devices: Yes
    • Device Name: MEX-N5100BT
    • Network Carrier Information: Yes
    • Pandora Link (BT): Yes
    • SMS Indication: Yes
    • SongPal (Android): Yes
    • SongPal (iOS): Yes
  • Profile
    • A2DP: Version1.3
    • AVRCP: Version1.5
    • HFP: Version1.6
    • HID: Yes
    • MAP: Yes
    • PBAP: Yes
    • SPP: Yes

Features and Device

  • AUX in Feature
    • Level Adjustment: -8dB / +18dB
  • Amp & General Feature
    • Aux-In: Front
    • EQ: EQ10: 10 band EQ with +/- 6 dB adjustment at 32 Hz, 63 Hz, 125 Hz, 250 Hz, 500 Hz, 1000 Hz, 2000 Hz, 4 kHz, 8 kHz and 16 kHz.
    • High Pass Filter: Selectable on/off at: 50, 60, 80, 100 or 120 Hz.
    • High Voltage Pre Out: 2 Volt
    • Low Pass Filter: Selectable on/off at: 50, 60, 80, 100 or 120 Hz.
    • Output Power (4ohm, 1kHz,16V)(W): 55 watts x 4
    • Pre Out: (3) Front, Rear and Sub
    • Rear Bass Enhancer: Yes
    • Sirius/XM Connector: Yes
    • Sub Out: Direct Connect with Level and Phase adjust
    • Subwoofer Direct Connection: Yes
    • Time Alignment Custom: Adjustable
    • Time Alignment Preset: Yes
    • USB: Front, 1A output
  • Display Panel
    • Auto off mode: Yes
    • Dimmer Adjust: Auto
    • Key Illumination Initial: 2-Zone, Variable with Sound and Color Synchronization
  • Other Features
    • CD lock mode: Yes
    • Card Remote ( ): Option: RM-X231 included
    • Clock: 12H
    • Detachable Panel: Detachable face
    • Rotary commander ( ):Option: Yes
  • Panel Design
    • Display Device (LCD/FL/OEL/TFT): LCD
    • Display color (Color Variation/Nega or Posi): Black color/Negative
    • Key Illumination: Variable (rainbow)
    • Panel finish color: Black
    • USB Shutter: Yes
  • Tuner
    • Preset: FM 18 / AM 12
    • RDS/EON (NA Only:RBDS, Others:RDS): Yes

USB Feature & Device

  • USB Mass Strage Device Control Feature
    • CODEC (for USB): MP3, WMA, WMA, WAV, AAC, FLAC
    • Jump Mode: Yes
    • List Browsing (Folders/Files): Yes
    • Pause: Yes
    • Repeat: ALL / TRACK/ ALBUM
    • Resume Play: Yes
    • Shuffle: OFF/ALBUM/DEVICE
    • ZAPPIN: Yes
  • USB-capable
    • USB Mass Storage Device: Yes

iPod Direct Connectivity

  • iPod Control Feature
    • Accessory Information: Yes
    • CODEC (for iPod): Depend on iPod® content
    • List Browsing (Folders / Files): Quick-BrowZer®
    • Passenger Control: Yes
    • Pause: Yes
    • Repeat: Track, Album, Artist, Playlist, Genre, Podcast
    • Resume Play: Yes
    • Shuffle: Album, Artist, Playlist, Genre, Podcast, Device
    • ZAPPIN: Yes

In The Box:

  • Remote Commander (1)
  • Microphone (1)
  • Parts for installation and connection (1 set)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2"
  • Width: 7.125"
  • Depth: 7"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 2 lbs 11 oz
  • Shipping: 4 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor


  1. Rated Power: CEA2006 Standard Power Output: 17 Watts RMS × 4 at 4 Ohms < 1% THD+N SN Ratio: 80 dBA (reference: 1 Watt into 4 Ohms)
  2. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth devices vary
  3. Works with iPod touch (2nd – 5th generations), iPod nano (3rd – 7th generations), iPod classic, iPhone, 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S, 5, 5C, and 5S via USB input, cables sold separately. Voice activation compatible with iPhone 4S, 5 and iPod touch (5th gen) using Bluetooth
  4. Not all files may playback due to file variations. Copyright protected ACC-LC files not supported
  5. Voice activation compatible with iPhone/iPod with iOs5 or later installed and using Bluetooth
  6. Not all USB devices are compatible. Consult www.esupport.sony.com for complete details
  7. Requires tuner and subscription, sold separately
  8. Requires download of free Song PAL App app for iPhone from the App Store or for Android from Google Play. Subject to app terms and conditions
  9. Compatible with Android or Blackberry smartphones supporting Mass Storage Class (MSC) devices, users required to manually select MSC/USB connection in smartphone menu for proper functionality
  10. Compatibility varies as not all vehicles are compatible; please consult with each interface manufacturer for details
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Key Features
55 Watts x 4 Dynamic Reality Amp/ Bluetooth And One-Touch NFC Connection/ 2-Zone, Dynamic Color Illuminator With Sound Synchronization/ EQ10, MEGA BASS, And HPF/LPF Crossovers/ DSEE And ClearAudio+ Technology/ USB Playback Supports MP3/WMA/AAC/WAV/FLAC/ Front Aux And USB With High-Charge/ 2-Volt Front, Rear, And Sub RCA Preamp Outputs/ Black Finish
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TypeSingle DIN
iPod/iPhone ConnectionYes
Bluetooth Hands Free CallingYes
USB InputYes
AUX InputYes
Height (inches)2
Width (inches)7.12
Depth (inches)7
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