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Sony XAV-622

6.1" In-Dash Double DIN Multimedia DVD/MP3/WMA/AAC Receiver with iPod Control and Picture EQ

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General Features:

  • In-dash DVD, AM/FM, CD, MP3, WMA, AAC Multimedia Receiver
  • SenseMe intuitive music application
  • Fixed display face with slot-loading disc
  • 6.1" Full color display
  • Responsive touchscreen display
  • Gesture commands allow the user to operate the unit with command stroke on the display
  • Wireless remote control sold separately
  • White button lighting
  • Adjustable background settings for day, night, and auto
  • Picture EQ allows the user to select the color settings appropriate to their vehicle (4 presets, 2 user)
  • CEA-2006 compliant amplifier
  • Power Output:
    • Peak: 52 watts x 4 channels
    • RMS: 17 watts x 4 channels
  • CD Text Display
  • MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Playback and Audio Features:

  • Playback of DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, MPEG-4, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3, WMA, AAC, JPEG
  • Playback of Region 1 DVD discs
  • Multi-CODEC playback allows playback of MP3 and WMA files burned onto CDs or DVDs
  • AM/FM tuner with 18FM/12AM presets
  • 24-bit Digital-to-analog converter for higher quality sound
  • Sony sound processor for less distortion
  • S-MOSFET IC for smooth signal transmission
  • Large capacitors for deep bass
  • On-board low-pass and high-pass filters
  • Adjustable loudness settings
  • EQ7 Stage 2: 7-band parametric equalizer with 8 tone curves (7 presets and 1 custom)
  • Advanced Sound Engine (ASE) with Intelligent Time Alignment (ITA) for incredible sound reproduction
  • Center Speaker Optimizer (CSO) creates a virtual 5.1 listening experience
  • Rear Bass Enhancer (RBE) places a low-pass filter on the rear speaker to allow the rear speaker to act as a subwoofer
  • Radio Data System (RDS) displays music track information when listening to compatible radio stations
  • Dolby Digital compatible with Dynamic Range Compression (DRC) to make the sound clear at low volumes
  • Zappin plays music in 6, 9, or 30-second clips until you find the song you're looking for

Expandability Options:

  • 2 Sets of 2V preamp outputs (front, switchable rear/subwoofer)
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio Ready: Sony SIRIUS Package required and sold separately, along with a SIRIUS subscription
  • iPod/iPhone Ready:
    • Audio: Standard USB-to-iPod cable will work, however Sony recommends the Sony RC-100IP.
    • Audio/Video: RC-202IPV required and sold separately for audio and video playback
  • Rear auxiliary input: 2 sets of Composite RCA audio/video inputs
  • Rear video input: Rear video input for rear view cameras with a RCA composite input
  • Rear USB port for playback of digital media from flash drives, thumb drive, select external hard drives, etc
  • Rear video input: Rear video input for rear view cameras with a RCA composite input, however the Sony XA-R800C is recommended
  • Rear video output: 1 RCA composite video output on the back of the unit for connection to external monitors and displays
  • Steering wheel remote ready: PAC SWI-PSv1 or the Axxess ASWC required and sold separately
  • CD Changer control

In-Dash Receiver Specifications

Receiver Size

Single DIN: 1 DIN dimensions will work with all single DIN installation kits we have to offer. Single DIN radios are the most common size for after-market stereos.

Single DIN slot with flip-out screen: The DIN stereo includes a retractable, flip-out screen. Before purchasing, make measurements to be sure there is no interference with dash accessories such as A/C vents or shift levers.

Single DIN slot with a larger face: Standard single DIN size, but the display is larger then the standard single DIN size. Due to the nature of the larger face, problems may arise when installing in particular vehicles. These stereos are great for single DIN slots where you want a larger screen.

1.5 DIN: This size is very uncommon in vehicles, however this size opening is most commonly found in Chrysler and Chevrolet vehicles.

Double DIN: Approximately 4-inches in height, this size is becoming more common every year. Prior to 2000, this size was typically only found in Japanese vehicles such as those made by Honda or Toyota. Now, it is becoming more popular for many vehicles to be fit with a Double DIN opening.

Double DIN
Faceplate Security

Detachable / Removable faceplate security: The most common anti-theft feature. It allows you to take the faceplate with you, thus disallowing operation, which deters theft.

Security Codes: Mainly a feature in high end video units which do not have a detachable face / screen. Once the unit is uninstalled (or stolen), a security code (or PIN) is required upon reinstallation. Though you no longer have your unit after the theft, the thief also does not have your security code, which makes the unit useless. The hope is the thief knows which units have security codes and he/she chooses not to steal your unit because of the security code.

Ghost technology: This is not commonly used, but can be found primarily in a select number of 2004-2005 head units. It creates an illusion that no unit is installed by appearing completely black when turned off. Potential thieves may steer clear because it appears as though no head unit is installed.

Anti-theft covers: Similar to ghost and hiding faces because they only create an illusion that the face/unit is not in place.

ESN: Stands for Electronic Serial Number. Allows the disabling of the radio and allows tracking if it is stolen.

Security Code
Motorized Faceplate
Some in-dash car stereos feature a motorized faceplate that moves to expose a CD or DVD slot. This is a convenient feature that allows the front display to be larger and easier to read. The positioning of the monitor gives you control over the angle you would like to view information on the stereo.
No
Remote Control
Allows control of specific features and functions from a remote control. Typically they are used to prevent button wear on your radio, or to allow easier navigation of menus.
Optional (Accessory required and sold separately)
Peak Power Output
This form of power rating refers to the maximum amount of power an electronic device can handle or output in an instant without damage occurring. Often times this maximum is achieved during a brief musical burst, such as a drum accent, or low bass hit.

Some manufacturers display peak power ratings on the face of their products to increase the appeal to consumers. The RMS power rating is more accurate, and we recommend using it for product comparison.

52 watts x 4 channels
RMS Power Output
The amount of continuous power, measured in watts, that an amplifier produces is called RMS power. The higher the RMS rating, the louder and cleaner your music sounds. The RMS output figure is much more accurate than the peak rating when comparing products.
17 watts x 4 channels
Preamp RCA Outputs
RCA outputs, commonly known as preamp outputs, allow you to connect one or sometimes multiple external amplifiers. An in-dash receiver will commonly have one, two or three sets of RCA outputs that can be used to connect external amplifiers and other components. One pair of RCA outputs will typically provide a full range signal that can be used for most subwoofer or speaker amplifiers. Two pairs of RCA outputs can typically be configured as four full range signals, or also as two full range and two subwoofer signals. Three sets of RCA outputs will almost always produce four speaker signals and two subwoofer signals for use with multiple amplifiers.
2 Pairs (Front and Switchable Rear/Subwoofer)
Dedicated Subwoofer Preamp RCA Output
A dedicated output that has a built-in low-pass crossover for specific connection to a subwoofer amplifier that powers a low frequency driver, typically a subwoofer.
No
Preamp Voltage
The preamp output rating is measured in volts (V). The higher the rating, the stronger the signal. This results in less unwanted noise being picked up.
2 volts
Built-In Equalizer
The number of graphic or parametric equalizer bands the stereo receiver is equipped with. The more EQ options, the more you will be able to adjust your music to your liking.
EQ7 Stage 2: 7-band parametric equalizer with 8 tone curves (7 presets and 1 custom)
Display Type
The type of display on your receiver refers to the monitor that is used to display the source information such as song names, radio stations, or track times.

Dot-Matrix Text Display: A simple display which uses dots in specific illuminated color(s) to light up and form letters or numbers that are displayed on the receiver.

Graphic or Motion Display: Typically found in mid to high-end receivers and give your text information and receiver more life by adding motion, backgrounds, or multiple colors to your display. There are types of graphic displays such as 3D Graphic, Motion, and OEL (Organic Electroluminescent) displays. They can range from one color to full color displays and typically allow you to select from one of many built-in animations, background images, screensavers or other graphics to enhance your experience and add an extra bit of personality to your system. Some units also come with software that allow you to load your own customizable pictures or animations.

LCD Monitor Display: Can be as small as 2" or as large as 10". Some LCD displays are motorized for angle adjustment. LCD monitors display full motion video playback as well as your standard text such as track status, radio station information and more depending on the receiver's features.

TFT-LCD Monitor
Display Color
The display color refers to the color of the text and or graphics on the receiver.

Multi-Color: When more than one color is on the display, for example one part of the text is white, while the other part is blue.

Variable-Color: The display colors can be changed by the user. If the default color of text/display is blue for example, the user can change the settings to where the color turns to red. Variable color displays are typically described in detail in the item's description.

TFT-LCD Display: In-dash receivers with a video screen that display multiple colors and often times video such as DVD, navigation or other video sources.

Full Color
Button Color
Refers to the color of the physical buttons on the unit.
White
CD Signal-to-Noise
CD Signal-to-Noise Ratio is a key specification that is often overlooked by newbies. The CD S/N Ratio measures how well the CD player silences background noise. Higher ratings in decibels (dB) indicates less noise, and generally a cleaner signal.
120 dB
CEA-2006 Compliant
Amplifiers that have been tested to meet specific standards. When a car amplifier meets these standards, you can be sure that it will be able to produce the amount of power specified by the official CEA-2006 rating. Usually, these rating consist of the following items:
  • RMS Power
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio

This rating applies to both external car amplifiers, as well as the amplifiers inside of in-dash stereos.

Yes

Playback Features

AM/FM Tuner
Most in-dash CD players have AM/FM playback allowing you listen to your favorite local radio stations.
Yes
FM Presets
The number of FM radio stations that can be stored as presets.
18
AM Presets
The number of AM radio stations that can be stored as presets.
12
CD-R/RW Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play finalized CD-R discs and/or CD-RW discs.
Yes
MP3 Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play discs encoded with MP3 files. To burn a MP3 encoded disc, use the "data" mode on your CD Recorder and finalize the session and/or CD.
Yes
WMA Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the CD player will play discs encoded with WMA files. To burn a WMA encoded disc, use the "data" mode on your CD Recorder and finalize the session and/or CD.
Yes
DVD / Video Playback
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver will play DVD (or other listed) video disc formats. Unless otherwise noted, the unit is not guaranteed to play recorded DVDs.
DVD
DVD+R
DVD+RW
DVD-R
DVD-RW
AVI
MPEG-4
VCD (MPEG-1)
XviD
DVD Region Number
This is the region number that the DVD receiver is compatible with. Almost any device that has the ability to play a DVD disk has a region number. DVD region codes restrict playback of movies that come from geographical locations outside of your residing place.
1

Audio / Video Inputs

USB Input
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver features an input to connect a USB device via standard USB or mini-USB. The USB input may be a connection on the front or rear of the unit with an extension cable for connecting devices to the receiver. Some units have an optional input that allows for a USB adapter to be purchased separately and used with the unit.
Front
Additional Audio/Video Inputs
These inputs enable the unit to receive an audio or video signal from a separate source. There are many different types of connections and ways to accomplish this. Most common are RCA Composite cables and 3.5mm mini-jack plugs.

RCA Composite Inputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.

3.5mm
This is commonly referred to as a mini-jack or a headphone jack. It is a 3.5mm plug that transfers audio only. There is a right and left audio channel on the plug which allows for stereo sound playback.

3.5mm AV Input
These plugs look similar to the common 3.5mm mini-jack, however they carry a third channel dedicated for video.

Optional
This means that an auxiliary input is possible, but only with the use of an optional accessory. These optional adapters will sometimes use the CD Changer port or other port on the back of a unit that might restrict the use of other expandability features. These accessories are typically sold separately.

1 Set of Rear RCA A/V Inputs
Front 3.5mm A/V Input

Monitor Screen Features

Touchscreen
If a unit is touchscreen capable, you can control a majority of it's functions by touching the screen.
Yes
Monitor Screen Size
This is the size of the monitor on the unit. It is measured diagonally and in inches. The bigger the number the larger the screen.
6.1"
Monitor Angle Adjustment

Backward:
This means that the unit is able to tilt backwards so that the proper viewing angle can be achieved. On single DIN flip out monitors, this type of pivot means that the bottom of the screen stays stationary while the top of the screen retracts. On Double DIN units this means that the bottom of the screen slides forward while the top of the screen moves down, resulting in a backwards angle tilt.

Forward:
This means that the unit is able to tilt forward so that the proper viewing angle can be achieved. On single DIN flip out monitors, a forward pivot keeps the bottom of the screen stationary while the top of the screen moves forward. On select Double DIN units, a forward tilt is sometimes referred to as a reverse tilt. The bottom of the screen remains in the same position while the top of the screen moves forward.

Left/Right Angle (Horizontal):
Some monitors allow the display to be rotated to the left or right in order to have the best viewing angle possible.

Slide In/Out:
A feature mainly found in select Kenwood units. It allows the entire screen to slide in and out. This is different from a forward/backward tilt in that the entire screen moves forward or backwards as opposed to just the top or bottom.

None
Display Adjustment
This refers to the many ways that a units display can be adjusted.
Brightness
Color
Temperature

Expandability Features

Navigation
Built-in navigation is a convenient feature that allows the driver to receive driving directions and guidance.

Some in-dash head units are built-in with the navigation features, while others require an add on navigation box. Other navigation options include portable navigation units that you can take with you or attach to the dash of your vehicle.

No
Audio/Video Outputs
Audio/Video outputs are typically used to connect an overhead monitor to an aftermarket stereo. This is the number of A/V outputs that the item has. These outputs are usually RCA Composite cables.

RCA Composite Outputs
These are your typical red, white, and yellow RCA composite cables that are common among devices with audio and video inputs. The red and white cables are dedicated for audio. The red cable is for the right channel and the white is for the left channel. The yellow cable is specifically for the video signal. Because this type of auxiliary cable contains 2 channels of audio, it will support stereo sound.

1 Video RCA Output
Satellite Radio
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver is compatible with XM or Sirius Satellite Radio. "Optional" means while the receiver is capable of SIRIUS/XM playback and connectivity, you will still need to purchase an additional satellite tuner, adapter, and/or antenna.
Optional - SIRIUS (Accessory required and sold separately)
HD Radio
This feature refers to whether or not the receiver is capable of receiving high-definition digital HD Radio broadcasts by either a built-in HD Radio tuner, or more commonly with the purchase of an optional HD Radio tuner box. Receivers which are HD Radio Ready generally require an additional purchase of a separate tuner.
No
Bluetooth Connectivity
This feature refers to whether or not the head unit is able to connect to a hands-free Bluetooth device. Head units that are Bluetooth ready typically require the purchase of an optional adapter or accessory that connects to the rear of the head unit. This optional accessory allows you to accept phone calls through your head unit and speakers. Some head units have built-in Bluetooth hands free capabilities with an included remote-mount microphone or built-in microphone.
No
Steering Wheel Control Compatible
In order to retain a vehicle's factory steering wheel remote controls, a wired-remote input is needed on the aftermarket stereo.

If "Yes", then the aftermarket stereo is compatible with steering wheel remote controls. If an additional accessory is required for the steering wheel controls to work properly, a compatible piece will be listed.

Yes (Accessory required and sold separately)
CD Changer Controls
This feature signifies whether or not the receiver has the ability to control a CD Changer. If a receiver supports this function, it is usually compatible with a same-brand CD changer without the need for an extra adapter.
No
Rear View Camera Input
Indicates if an in-dash multimedia unit has a dedicated video input for rear view cameras. These inputs allow you to plug the camera to the back of the unit to receive the cameras video signal. Usually the camera signal is transferred through an RCA cable connection.
Yes (Accessory recommended and sold separately)
Memory Card Reader
Whether or not the receiver has a built-in input for removable memory cards such as SD (Secure Digital) cards or MMC (Multimedia) cards.
No

Smartphone Integration

iPod Audio Integration
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an iPod and allow for audio control and playback of the iPod through the head unit. Head units that have iPod connectivity allow your iPod to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard iPod-to-USB charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own iPod-to-USB cable.
Yes (via iPod USB Cable or Accessory Cable Below)
iPod Video Connection
This refers to whether or not the receiver can connect to an iPod and allow for video control and playback of the iPod through the head unit. Head units that have iPod connectivity allow your iPod to be connected and controlled via the head unit, and they will typically connect through the USB input combined with your standard iPod-to-USB charging/connection cable. We encourage you to read the description of the head unit to see if an adapter is required or included, or if you can simply use your own iPod-to-USB cable.
Optional (Accessory required and sold separately)
iPod Charging Adapter Required
Some Apple iPods require a charging adapter be used for the unit to fully function with the iPod.
No
Compatible Apple Devices
This list refers to the Apple devices that the product is compatible with.

Some Car stereos are compatible with iPods and/or iPhones. If the headunit can connect to an iPod or iPhone via USB or iPod connection cable, these listed iPods are compatible. This list does not apply if the iPod is being connected through the 3.5mm mini-jack plug. Newer iPods are usually compatible if the appropriate adapters are purchased and used.

Any iPods/iPhones released after the release date of this product have not been checked by the manufacturer and/or Sonic Electronix for compatibility. We therefore cannot guarantee their compatibilities or incompatibilities, including, but not limited to: playback, video, charging, and response time.

5G iPod Video (30, 60, & 80GB)
iPod Classic (120GB)
iPod Classic (80 &160GB)
iPod Nano 1st Generation (1, 2, & 4GB)
iPod Nano 2nd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 3rd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 4th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Nano 5th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Nano 6th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Touch 1st Generation (Additional Adapter Required For Charging)
iPod Touch 2nd Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 3nd Generation (8, 32 & 64GB)
iPod Touch 4th Generation (8, 32 & 64GB)
iPhone
iPhone 3G
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 4

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
50%
4 Star
38%
3 Star
6%
2 Star
6%
1 Star
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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.2
Value
4.6
Features
4.0
Design
4.6
Usability
4.3

Eric

Montgomery, AL

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Great deck for the price

January 20, 2012

Just got this deck installed, replaced factory GM deck with this. I could almost turn the stock deck to full volume and still remain in car. I cannot seem to listen to the Sony deck much above 1/3 the volume. Lots more power in Sony deck. 7 band EQ is great item to have, very few decks have this much adjustment. The access to USB drives is slow as it is mentioned in other's reviews, but upgrade over stock deck is such a huge change, hard to complain. I have not tried video playback yet, but I have high hopes it will be great. One note for GM owners looking at aftermarket decks, there are two plugs in back of stock unit. One is 24 pin and the other 12 pin. The 12 pin is for AUX inputs to stock deck. Therefore the 12 pin is left hanging in back as it is not needed in the new install. It took me time to discover its purpose, that is why I'm sharing the knowledge.

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Justin

Hanahan, SC

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Great Headunit!

January 10, 2012

I recommend this product to anyone! It is very user friendly. The DVD feature is great with a beautiful picture! I have no complaints about this headunit at all! I run this with an Audioque HDC3 15" subwoofer and Audiopipe 15001d Amplifier and it slams. Definitely get this unit if you're looking for an affordable in dash touch screen with a beautiful picture!

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ROCK25

LA.CA

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GREAT PRODUCT

June 21, 2011

The best screen for the price. The quality of the picture is amazing. It also has a built in amp.

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Kyle

Canada

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Sony head unit with dvd

July 30, 2012

Its very good, user friendly. Ipod controls are a little weak, but its good overall. The touch screen is dated, not nearly as touch friendly as an apple product but for the price its great!

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Pachuco NYC

Brooklyn, NY

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Sony xav-622

June 19, 2012

This Sony head unit has given me nothing but satisfaction since the first day I insatalled it in my 03 Lincoln town car. Fits perfect with the two head rest screen I had preinstalled this matches the luxury of the tc at a low price compared with others out there. Overall I will buy it again and recommend it.

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Cam

Midland, MI

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Does what I need it to

June 14, 2012

OK radio. It's a cheap double DIN touchscreen. I find sometimes it's hard to navigate because the screen isn't sensitive enough. I miss my old Pioneer that I had bought for only $70 more a few years ago then I did this.

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TJ

Cleveland, OH

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Happy Overall

March 21, 2012

When I initially purchased this head unit I couldn't believe the price. The first one I got worked for about 2 minutes then the screen and buttons went blank and unresponsive. After ordering a new one and a week later I finally had my head unit in my car and working. The functions on this are great but it tends to be a little laggy at times. Also, it sometimes doesn't recognize my ipod. For the price I couldn't be happier. If you are looking for a basic model, this is for you!

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Bob

Lapeer, MI

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What a nightmare!

March 12, 2012

This unit has been nothing but problems from install. I have very expensive subs, and no control of the sound to them. No function to turn on/off the subs. Radio volume goes crazy on its own. Cranks way loud then I turn it down and it cranks loud again. Have to power down to reset volume. Radio worked good for a week, now its going nuts. Wont turn off with remote accessory. DVD works great, but the overall unit is garbage. Takes awhile to read DVD, and no other sources will work on this unit. No flash drive or iPod will read through ports. Must be a defective head unit, but its got me so frustrated I won't buy Sony ever again.

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I got a Saturn and I aint afraid to use it

Illinois

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Over all... Not that bad

March 7, 2012

I've had this product for a while now and ther are a few cons but it does what it's suppose to do. It's a little slow at times to change radio stations and it doesn't always pick up your finger touch, also it doesn't control my subs as much as I wanted to (in terms of turning them up or down or even off) but it will a little bit. But on the pluses side, it looks great, the picture is pretty decent, sounds fantastic and it has a decent amount of features. I'd recommend it to anyone, any day.

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Mark

Groveland, CA

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Nice for the Price.

February 28, 2012

Cons: Some electrical glitch that causes the unit to reboot. It hasn't happened for the last three days so maybe it is done throwing fits. I know at least one other reviewer had mentioned the same thing. Also, this unit is slow to read my usb stick. If I am already playing from the usb and change from regular play mode to Senseme, it has to read the stick again and it takes at least fifteen seconds or maybe more. That being said, I enjoy everything else about this stereo. Pros: Although there are only 3 default color schemes available, the stereo uses them to its advantage. You can't change the button color, just the background of static dislplays and a color graphic that displays (if you want it to) while the stereo is on. But what is a nice surprise are the static color schemes when viewing different play mode. I haven't used the dvd player yet, but just judging by the vibrance of the colors in stereo mode, the screen must be great for viewing movies. My biggest disappointment was with the very drab screen in radio mode. Then I discovered that by just touching the screen you can make all the grey buttons disappear and the only thing left is the station number and the active color graphic at the bottom of the screen. What I like most about the product is the senseme mode for playing music from an outside music source. I plug in my usb stick and then choose from three different modes how I want the music selected. You can just choose from your music folders; you can select for your mood from a range of venues from "morning commute" to "midnight" and others in between. The senseme program will organize your music to fit those venues and then play them. Another senseme mode is a screen with all your songs represented as dots... the screen looks like a starfield with a circle around it. At different locations in the circle are mood descriptions. Touch the screen on or near those descriptions and you will get a song that matches it. The last thing I'll mention is the touch screen. The main feature I like about it is that, while listening to radio or outside music source, you don't have to take your eyes off the road to advance the music, go back or search. You just put a finger on the screen and drag it up, down, accross or backward and it will advance, go back or scan in those directions. Very convenient. Oh, there is one more thing after all. It is small but nice. I have light sensitive eyes and am often bothered by glare, whether from natural light or artificial, and it is more pronounced at night while I am driving. With this stereo, I can press a button in the top right hand corner and shut off the entire screen, but the stereo still plays. I am not certain if it can be done in cd mode, but I have used it in others. I hope this review is helpful to you and good luck.

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Sherrod

Okolona, MS

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Skeptical

February 16, 2012

The sound is incredible, very easy to use, and simple installation (said by the shop at least). I enjoyed the full 48hrs of play. Noticed monitor started to reset itself a few times, but didnt pay it any attention. At least til it didn't come back on. This is a good unit if you want to give it a chance. Im going with the Kenwood.

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Explorer1

Dark side of the moon.

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Sony XAV-622

February 11, 2012

Installed in 02 explorer. Wiring and dash kit from Sonic. Install went smooth. Sony unit is pretty nice. DVD clear and sharp. USB/mp3 works well and good speeds from a 4GB stick. Audio volume level and quality better then oem. Antenna reception much improved also. Touch screen works perfectly. Cons: user interface little slow at times. USB/aux pin placement should have been flipped around.

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Danger Ranger DJ

columbus, OH

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hands down best buy

February 11, 2012

I would for sure recommend this head unit. Two of my buddies have expensive JVC tv decks and another has a $600 kenwood an they are all envious of the style an price. Amazing picture and good wattage straight out the deck. It blew all my factory speakers in my 97 ranger {tho it was no suprise to me} replaced with alpine type r 6x8s sounds great but im bout to hook up the type r to a JL e2.150 amp. Sould match up perfect punk metal head like myself haha.

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Chuck

Harahan, LA

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Good price but be careful

February 2, 2012

Its a good unit for the price, but it does not come with mounting brackets or a remote.

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Ms.Geneva225

Baton rouge Louisiana

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Package very good shipment arrived in a nice timely manner!!!!!

January 17, 2012

I was tracking my shipment everyday, I was so happy when it made it to my door step. Along with the Free Installation Accessories all the things I needed. The condition of my shipping box was flawless no dents are dings. Handle very carefully by the shippers you guys are the best. I'm planning on having this installed I'm my 06 Chevy Monte Carlo. I have no doubt that it's going to sound great once Its on my 12" woofers my 6 way 6x9's my tweeters and class D Massive amp. I can't wait to hear it. I'll repost after I get it all installed might even post a video to youtube.

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Bailey

salisbury, VT

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Great for the $$$

January 16, 2012

Works great! Very easy to use, sound quality is exelent from it! I normaly dont buy sony car audio products, but this is very good! Great picture quality for the dvds, plenty of rca in and out too! Id personaly prefer the usb in the back instead of the front, but minor detail! Many great setting options including setting the hpf and lpf frequencies, often ignored in headunits. Great value, as good a headunit as the 700 dollar kenwoods and Pioneers! Very good buy, and now the price is even cheaper.

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

XAV-622

UPC

027242808850

Weight

5.50lbs

Internal SKU

xav622

Internal Product ID

38169

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Sony XAV-622