Monday, September 24, 2007

Sony Unveils New CDX Car Audio Units

Sony have just released 3 new car audio systems; the CDX-GT520, CDX-GT420IP and the CDX-GT320.

The CDX-GT520 is the top model in this lineup that supports MP3 and non-DRM WMA and AAC1. The system is also iPod, satellite radio and HD Radio ready. The unit features front, rear and subwoofer preamp outputs; has a flip-down detachable faceplate; and a 13-segment, LCD with blue LED display; and blue key illumination. You will need to purchase the iPod adapter (model XA-120IP) with this system, that charges the device and controls it from the head unit.

The CDX-GT420IP CD receiver comes with an iPod control interface. The unit is supplied with a 4.9-foot cable has a 30-pin connector made for most iPod players and provides full menu control. Other features include MP3 and non-DRM WMA playback, red key illumination and blue LED screen

The CDX-GT320 is the entry level unit and provides iPod, HD Radio and satellite radio compatibility. Features include; MP3 and non-DRM WMA playback support and two preouts. Again you will need to purchase the iPod adapter (model XA-120IP) with this system.

The CDX-GT520 should retail for around $140

The CDX-GT420IP should retail for around $130

The CDX-GT320 should retail for around $80

Source: Sony Press Release