CD Receiver with Bluetooth, HD Radio, NFC and App Remote
Integrated Bluetooth® technology9
Easily take calls and listen to your favorite tunes with Bluetooth® 3.1 technology9. The MEX-GS810BH receiver can simultaneously connect up to two compatible devices and choose between hands free phone access, phonebook access, Pandora® internet radio control4 or audio streaming.
One-touch listening with NFC
Enjoy simplified Bluetooth® connectivity with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology9. Align compatible devices and touch NFC logos to: activate Bluetooth, pair devices, and stream music. When done, align and touch the NFC logos to disconnect.
Easily access select smartphone apps8
The updated App Remote™ feature combines music & select smartphone apps8 into a single source list, controlled by phone or receiver; you can also control select sound settings. Content is displayed on your smartphone while audio plays through your speakers. Android™ users can also control sources and read & respond to texts or emails with voice control.
HD Radio™10 with iTunes® Tagging
The included HD Radio™ tuner plays compatible AM/FM signals10 with enhanced sound quality, station info & iTunes® Music Tagging to find songs you like later. For conventional AM/FM signals, the Digital Clarity Tuner with RDS delivers industry leading signal to noise ratio, lower interference, better multipath rejection & better stereo separation.
Versatile dual USB 1-wire inputs2
Connect, charge & control your Walkman®, iPod®/iPhone®3, Android™6, Blackberry®6 or other USB devices2 while accessing your digital music files via the dual USB inputs. File metadata is displayed on the front panel. Front USB port provides up to 1 amp output while the rear provides up to 2.1 amps for charging a wide variety of portable devices.
5V RCA outputs for system expansion
When you’re ready to expand your system, the MEX-GS810BH delivers strong 5 volt RCA pre-amp outputs for external front, rear and subwoofer amplifiers. The adjustable subwoofer level control also lets you dial in the bass when you’re ready to pump it up.
Pandora® Internet Radio Control4
Pandora® is the leading internet radio service, giving people music they love anytime, anywhere, through personalized radio stations. The MEX-GS810BH provides complete access to your Pandora account using your iPhone®, Android™ or Blackberry® phones4.
SiriusXM™ Satellite radio ready5
The on-board SiriusXM™ connector5 simplifies satellite radio installation by eliminating compatibility issues and providing direct connection to the latest platform of tuners.
Plays CDs and popular digital files1
Multi-format playback lets you play your MP3, WMA, or WAV files1 on CD, CD-R/CD-RW or from a USB drive.
Passenger Control for iPhone®/iPod®3
Let your passengers play DJ and control your iPhone® or iPod®3 directly from the device while it’s still connected to the receiver. Simply hold the MODE button during playback to enter and exit Passenger Control playback mode.
Voice activation11 for iPhone®
Connect to compatible iPhone®11 devices and activate voice inquiries directly from the receiver. Simply pair the iPhone via Bluetooth®, press the rotary control button to activate the receiver’s external microphone and speak your commands as you would normally operate. Your iPhone response will be heard through your car audio speakers.
Intuitive music search features
Use Quick-BrowZer® to find music by artist, album, genre, song or playlist. Use Jump Mode to fast forward through a category in 10% increments to help you find a specific song.
Hands Free with noise cancelling
The included external hands-free microphone and integrated echo and noise canceling circuitry assure your conversations are clear.
Variable Color Illumination
Match your radio’s illumination with over 35,000 colors to complement your existing vehicle lighting components with the Dynamic Color Illuminator®. With selectable Sound Synchronization, the timing of the color change is synchronized with the audio source.
Custom sound settings with EQ10
The new Advanced Sound Engine includes adjustable EQ10 equalizer, selectable slope LPF/HPF crossovers, Listener Position calibration (Time Alignment), Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) to improve digital music playback, Advanced Auto Volume to balance source signals, Clear Audio+ & Rear Bass Enhancer to deliver an amazing listening experience. Powerful in-dash amplificationThe redesigned, internal Dynamic Reality Amp circuitry boasts 47% lower internal resistance compared to conventional receivers, delivering 55 watts x 4 to your interior speakers. This allows you to crank up the volume while maintaining low distortion, low noise levels and smooth frequency response. Your music isn’t just louder, its clearer too.
Steering wheel control ready input7
This receiver is compatible with aftermarket remote control adapters7 designed to utilize the vehicles existing, primary radio controls directly from the steering wheel. The 1/8” rear panel mounted remote input jack allows for simple connectivity.
Convenient control panel design
The easy-to-read LCD display shows source and call information, clock, station ID and track data when playing back digital files from CD, streaming audio or external USB devices. Front auxiliary input lets you connect almost any portable audio device to your car's sound system.
Convenient wireless remote included
Control your receiver with the included wireless card remote (RM-X231).
1. Not all files may playback due to file variations. Copyright protected ACC-LC files not supported.:2. Not all USB devices are compatible. Consult www.esupport.sony.com for complete details.:3. Works with iPod touch (1st – 5th generations), iPod nano (1st– 7th generations), iPod classic, iPod with video and iPhone, 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S and 5 via USB input, cables sold separately. Passenger control not available for iPod nano 1st gen. or iPod with video.:4. Works with iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S and 5 via USB port (cables sold separately), compatible Blackberry and Android based smartphones via Bluetooth.:5. Requires tuner and subscription, sold separately.:6. Compatible with Android or Blackberry smartphones supporting Mass Storage Class (MSC) devices, users required to manually select MSC/USB connection in smartphone menu for proper functionality.:7. Compatibility varies as not all vehicles are compatible; please consult with each interface manufacturer for details.:8. Requires download of free Sony App Remote app for iPhone from the App Store or for Android from Google Play. Users must link compatible apps to the App Remote application on their phone in order to play the audio signal on the Sony receiver.:9. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth devices vary.:10. HD Radio reception requires tuner to be within range of station’s HD Radio signal.:11. Voice activation compatible with iPhone 4S, 5 and iPod touch (5th gen) using Bluetooth.