Sony DSX-M50BT Marine Digital Media Bluetooth Receiver
The Sony DSX-M50BT supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. You’ll be able to stream stored music and music apps from your mobile device to the Sony digital media receiver.
The DSX-M50BT will be able to control your music’s basic playback functions; such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track, Fast-Forward/Reverse, and Shuffle/Repeat. The marine receiver does not support song/artist information display. You will continue to use your Bluetooth enabled smartphone to view song/artist information and to operate advanced music navigation features.
The Sony DSX-M50BT marine-rated digital media receiver is ready for the marine environment with a UV resistant coating and coated circuit board. The Sony marine receiver is specifically designed to withstand the ASTM G154 test for UV resistance. This means the face plate is treated to resist fading and discoloring after prolonged exposure to UV light. The marine receiver uses coated circuit boards which safeguards them from the humid marine environment.
The Sony DSX-M50BT is equipped with built-in Bluetooth (version 2.1+EDR), allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles.
Digital Media Integration
The marine receiver’s front-panel USB (type-A) port can be used for plugging in a Mass Storage Class (MSC) USB device; such as select Android smartphones (Froyo/Gingerbread OS only), portable digital audio players, or USB thumb drives. The head unit can play MP3/WMA music files (up to 320kbps) stored on compatible USB device. The unit will recognize up to 128 folders and 512 files per folder.
The receiver can display the following ID3/WMA-tag information; Track number, Elapsed Playing Time, Song Title, Artist Name, or Album Label. USB portable devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the digital media receiver’s USB port (max. 1A), and the vehicle’s ignition switch is set to ACC or On. The Sony digital media receiver offers a variety of unique playback & search functions.
Digital Clarity Tuner
The Sony DSX-M50BT is equipped with a Digital Clarity Tuner for clear AM/FM stereo sound with digital processing technology. The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist & track information when listening to compatible AM/FM stations.
The radio features 5 memory bands to store and receive AM/FM stations. You can store up to 6 presets in each in band (FM 1-3/AM 1-2), for a total of 18 FM presets and 12 AM presets. Presets can be stored automatically using the Best Tuning Memory (BTM) feature.
Wireless Remote Control
The head unit comes supplied with an IR wireless remote control (RM-X231) for easy operation. The included wireless remote allows you to control the basic functions of the Sony head unit and your connected devices while keeping your eyes on the road.