Sony announces four Xplod in-dash car stereo CD receivers
For drivers who want to take their digital music collections on the road, Sony today announced four Xplod in-dash CD receivers. These new car stereos give drivers more solutions for playing their burned CDs or music from their MP3 players in their vehicles. Each new Sony Xplod in-dash CD receivers features an auxiliary input (aux-in) on the faceplate, making it possible to use portable music players in a vehicle with a standard 1/8-inch mini jack cord (not supplied).
Model CDX-GT110 CD receiver features aux-in and a detachable faceplate with a blue 13-segment LED display. The CDX-GT210 unit offers MP3 and non-DRM WMA playback support and higher power output. While the CDX-GT310 CD/MP3 receiver is satellite-ready and comes with CD changer control capabilities, it also features selectable rear/subwoofer preamp outputs that can be used to control the frequency and output level of an external amplifier.
The top of the range CDX-GT510 receiver also plays ATRAC3plus and non-DRM AAC digital music tracks. It has a flip-down detachable faceplate and a 13-segment fluorescent display with switchable red and green key illumination. Plus, it features front and rear selectable subwoofer preamp outputs. The Sony CDX-GT110 CD receiver costs about $80, CDX-GT210 CD/MP3 receiver costs about $100, CDX-GT310 CD/MP3 receiver costs about $120 and the CDX-GT510 CD/MP3 receiver costs approximately $140.