Fit perfectly. Had all the bells and whistles the owner was looking for. Easy to operate. Plus was the remote.
Sony DSX-M55BT Single-Din Marine Digital Media Car Stereo
Single-Din Marine Digital Media Car Stereo with Bluetooth and SiriusXM-Ready
The Sony DSX-M55BT's built-in Bluetooth allows you to make hands-free calls and stream your music via A2DP audio streaming. Pairing your device has never been easier thanks to the built-in NFC, just align compatible devices and NFC logos to activate pairing. No more wires cluttering up your dash to listen to your music, or uncomfortable Bluetooth headsets required. Life just became a little easier.
PANDORA INTERNET RADIO
The Sony DSX-M55BT allows the user to control Pandora Internet Radio directly for the headunit. Now you can listen to your favorite Pandora stations anytime you want using Pandora Station Creation with your Android, Blackberry or iPhone device.
MADE FOR APPLE AND ANDROID DEVICES
Whether you have an Apple or Android device the Sony DSX-M55BT In-Dash Receiver has you covered. When connected to the headunit you can use to make calls and play music. Get help from your smartphone on the road, without taking your hands off the wheel.
FACTORY STEERING WHEEL CONTROL INTEGRATION
The Sony DSX-M55BT allows the use of Universal Steering Wheel Controllers. The user can program the aftermarket steering wheel controller to work with their vehicles steering wheel controls. This allows you to spend more time looking at the road. PAC ControlPRO or Axxess ASWC-1 are required and sold separately
- Sony DSX-M55BT Mechless In-Dash Marine Digital Media Receiver
- CEA-2006 compliant amplifier
- Power Output:
- Peak: 55 watts x 4 channels
- RMS: 17 watts x 4 channels
- Water and UV resistant construction
- MP3 ID3 Tag Display (Title/Artist/Album)
- AM/FM tuner with 18FM/12AM presets
- NFC one touch connectivity
- Siri Eyes Free
- Authorized Internet Dealer
- 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty
Playback and Audio Features:
- MP3/WMA/FLAC Playback via USB
- Compatible with Apple iPhone 6/6+ and iOS 8 software
- 5-band graphic equalizer with 8 selectable tone curves
- 3.5mm Front Audio Auxiliary Input
- Front USB Input
- 2 Sets of 2V preamp outputs (Front and Rear)
- Built-in Bluetooth technology for hands-free talking and audio streaming
- Bluetooth version 3.0
- Bluetooth Profiles Supported:
- HFP: Hands Free Profile allows a hands-free car kit to connect to a compatible mobile phone
- PBAP: Phone Book Access Profile allows the car stereo to display the name of the incoming caller, as well as access the contact list of the mobile phone directly from the car stereo
- A2DP: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile allows high quality audio to be streamed from an audio device to the car stereo
- AVRCP: Audio/Video Remote Control Profile supports basic remote control functions (play, pause, etc) via Bluetooth
- Works with most Bluetooth enabled cell phones
- Includes a built-in microphone for clear, convenient, distortion-free talking
- Maximum communication rage: 32.8 feet (approx, line of sight)
- SiriusXM Satellite Radio Ready: SiriusXM SXV300v1 and subscription required, sold separately
- Steering Wheel Control Ready: PAC ControlPRO or the Axxess ASWC-1 required and sold separately
Note of caution from Sony: Bluetooth Microphone Connection Procedure To ensure proper functionality of Sony head units the Bluetooth microphone must be connected to the correct port at the rear of the head unit labeled “MIC”, which is red .
Check out the DSX-M55BT User Manual
(newest, current model)
(previous model, replaced by Sony DSX-M55BT Single-Din Marine Digital Media Car Stereo)
In-Dash Receiver Specifications
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.
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.
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.
- RMS Power
- Signal-to-Noise Ratio
This rating applies to both external car amplifiers, as well as the amplifiers inside of in-dash stereos.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Nano 7th Generation (16GB)
iPod Touch 1st Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 2nd Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 3nd Generation (8, 32 & 64GB)
iPod Touch 4th Generation (8, 32 & 64GB)
iPod Touch 5th Generation (16, 32 & 64GB)
iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone 6S Plus
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Beaver Dam, WI
September 20, 2016
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August 30, 2016
I purchased this unit for my boat. So far (30 days) it has performed as advertised. The quality seems very good, and the sound is great. I have had some trouble with the programing of bluetooth devices, it doesn't seem to "remember " my phones, devices, etc. Could be operator error, haven't really figured it out yet. Would definately recomend this to others, good value for the money
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