Built-in Bluetooth® and Pandora® control for Android and Blackberry
Most people only think about hands-free calling when they hear "Bluetooth," but Sony's taking it a step further with their MEX-BT3000P CD receiver. You can access your phonebook, stream music, or control your Pandora® Internet radio stations on your compatible Android or Blackberry phone.

Sony MEX-BT3000P

When a call comes in on your phone, just press a button and talk to callers as if they're sitting next to you. The receiver's built-in microphone picks up your voice, as you hear your caller through your car's speakers. Making a call is easy too, since this receiver will store your phone book info. And when your phone is paired, you can control your Pandora® account from the receiver, without any wires cluttering up your console or dash.

More music options
The MEX-BT3000P plays all your store-bought or home-burned CDs, including discs packed with hours of digital music files. For other sources, plug into the front-panel auxiliary input — handy for connecting a game console or an iPod®. If you want some real radio variety, you can add a satellite radio tuner to enjoy the music, news, talk, and sports you'll find on SiriusXM stations.

Good sound included
Sony builds beefy capacitors into this receiver that help deliver extra-strong bass response, while a special processor limits distortion when you turn up the volume. You'll find a 3-band equalizer with eight preset EQ curves for adjusting the sound. Two pairs of preamp outputs make it easy to connect external amplifiers.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?
In most vehicles, you can an adapter (not included) to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this Sony stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and the Sony, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS CEA-2006/52 peak x 4 channels)
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA music files
    • detachable face (face case not included)
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • EQ 3 Stage 2 (8 preset EQ curves and a 3-band equalizer)
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • loudness
    Expandability:
    • compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
    • control of Pandora® Internet radio via Bluetooth with compatible Android and Blackberry smartphones
    • inputs: front-panel auxiliary
    • outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear/subwoofer)
    Other features and specs:

    Why replace your factory radio?

    Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

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    What's in the box?

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    • AM/FM CD receiver (with 10-amp fuse inserted into chassis)
    • Face
    • Sleeve (installed)
    • Trim ring (installed)
    • Wiring harness
    • Wireless remote control (RM-X221)
    • CR2025 Lithium battery (installed in remote)
    • 2 Radio removal tools
    • 4 Flathead ISO-mount screws
    • Face fixing screw
    • Operating Instructions (Eng/Fre)
    • Installation/Connections sheet (Eng/Fre)
    • US Limited Warranty sheet
    • Canada Consumer 1 Year Warranty
    • Face fixing screw note

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    Built-in Bluetooth
    Pandora App (for Android/Blackberry)
    AM/FM Tuner + SiriusXM Ready
    Disc Playback
    Auxiliary Input
    Audio Section
    Display Features
    Remote Control

    Built-in Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Technology: The Sony MEX-BT3000P is equipped with built-in Bluetooth (version 2.1 + EDR), allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit.

    Bluetooth Profiles: In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles:

    • Hands-Free Communication: HFP (Hands Free Profile), PBAB (Phone Book Access Profile).
    • Audio Streaming: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).

    Pairing: Up to 9 phones or audio devices can be registered with the MEX-BT3000P (only one device can be used at a time). The unit can be set to automatically reconnect to the last connected Bluetooth device when the ignition is turned on.

    Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Sony MEX-BT3000P.  Please visit Sony eSupport for a complete list of compatible Bluetooth enabled phones.

    Integrated Microphone: The Sony MEX-BT3000P features an integrated front-panel microphone for added convenience, so you don't have to mount an external microphone inside your vehicle. You can adjust the level of the mic gain from Low, Mid, or High. You can also activate an Echo/Noise Canceller to reduce echo and noise.

    Note: There is no mic input for adding an external microphone.

    Hands-Free Communication: The Sony MEX-BT3000P supports Bluetooth hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone. Bluetooth hands-free communication helps to minimize distraction while driving by allowing you to control your mobile phone from the head unit, so you don't have to touch your mobile phone. The controls of the MEX-BT3000P can be used to dial a number, answer an in-coming call, or end a call. The unit also features an integrated microphone (featuring adjustable gain), so you can carry on your side of the conversation while listening to the caller through your vehicles speakers. During a conversation, you can switch between the Private Mode (talking directly on your cell phone) and the Hands Free Mode. 

    • Answering Calls: Incoming calls can be answered manually or automatically (between 3-10 seconds) through the Sony head unit, while the ring tone is output from your car speakers and the caller's name or phone number is displayed on the head unit's LCD. Incoming calls can also be rejected if desired.
    • Dialing a Number: Using the MEX-BT3000P, you can dial a phone number in one of the following ways.
      • Entering Phone #: Allows you to manually dial a phone number using the unit's control dial.
      • Redial: Use to easily redial the last number you called.
      • Preset Dial: You can store up to 6 contacts in the preset dial for quick dialing.
      • Phone Book: You can store up to 300 contacts in the unit's phone book. Up to a 40 character name can be input for each contact.
      • Call History: The unit will store the last 20 calls, allowing you to select a previous phone number quickly from the list.
      • Voice Dial: You can make a call using the voice tags stored on your connected cellular phone.

    SMS Indicator: The SMS indicator informs you of any incoming or unread SMS messages on your paired Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. You will still need to view the text message from your phone, as well as create and send text messages from your phone.

    Wireless Audio Streaming (with Meta Data Display): The Sony MEX-BT3000P also supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. The MEX-BT3000P will be able to control your stored music's basic playback functions; such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track, Fast-Forward/Reverse, and Shuffle/Repeat. The head unit will also display your stored music's song information; such as Artist name, Song title, and Album label. The MEX-BT3000P also supports audio streaming of music apps (such as iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, Last.fm, Rhapsody, & Slacker) , but without control or metadata. You will continue to use your Bluetooth enabled smartphone to view and control streaming music apps.

    Note: When an incoming call or outgoing call is in progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be paused so you can take your call. Once the call is finished, your streaming music will resume.

    Volume Adjustment: You can adjust the volume level of your paired Bluetooth audio device from -8 to +18dB to match volume level output of other sources..

    Pandora App (for Android/Blackberry)

    Pandora App Compatible: Pandora is the leading Internet Radio music service in the United States, giving people music they love anytime, anywhere, through personalized radio stations. The Sony MEX-BT3000P lets you playback and control Pandora Internet Radio streamed from your Android or BlackBerry smartphone, via Bluetooth (no hard-wired connection required). To access Pandora from the Sony head unit, your Bluetooth-enabled Android or BlackBerry smartphone must have the latest version of the Pandora App from the Android Market or the BlackBerry App World. Your Android or BlackBerry smartphone must support A2DP, AVRCP, and SPP Bluetooth profiles; and will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, or WiFi. In addition, you will need an active Pandora music service account.

    Note: This unit does not support full control of the iTune's Pandora App for iPhone. You can only wirelessly stream the Pandora App from your iPhone to the head unit via Bluetooth, but there will be no music control and no song information display.

    Pandora Control: The Sony MEX-BT3000P will provide control over the Pandora music service streamed to your Bluetooth-enabled Android or BlackBerry phone. 

    • Station List: You can select Pandora stations from your Station List by date or alphabetically (A-Z).
    • QuickMix: QuickMix allows you to listen to songs played on one or more Pandora stations in your Station List randomly. You will need to edit your QuickMix station selections on the phone before connection.
    • Skip Songs: You can skip song tracks within a station. You cannot skip back to a previous song. Pandora limits the number of skips allowed.
    • Thumbs Up/Down: You can give songs a thumbs up or thumbs down to help Pandora personalize stations to suit your preferences.
    • Bookmarking: The song or artist currently being played can be bookmarked & stored in your Pandora account.

    Note: Access to the Pandora service will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your Android or BlackBerry smartphone to connect to the Internet. Pandora is not supported in Canada & only available in the United States.

    Information Display: The Sony MEX-BT3000P will display Artist, Album, & Song information provided by the Pandora app on your Android or BlackBerry smartphone.

    AM/FM Tuner + SiriusXM Ready

    Digital Clarity Tuner: The Sony MEX-BT3000P is equipped with a Digital Clarity Tuner for clear AM/FM stereo sound with digital processing technology.

    RDS: The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist & track information when listening to compatible AM/FM stations.

    Preset Stations: The radio features 5 memory bands to store and receive AM/FM stations. You can store up to 6 presets in each in band (FM 1-3/AM 1-2), for a total of 18 FM presets and 12 AM presets.

    Best Tuning Memory (BTM): This feature automatically selects stations with the best signals within the selected band (FM 1-3), AM 1-2) & stores them in order of their frequency.

    Manual/Seek Tuning: The MEX-BT3000P allows you to manual tune or seek tune AM/FM stations.

    • Manual Tuning: You can manually tune & find your favorite radio stations one by one.
    • Seek Tuning: You can use the seek button to help you search quickly through the available AM/FM stations.

    Local Mode: In the Local Seek Mode, the unit will only tune in stations with very strong signals during Seek tuning.

    Mono Mode: The Mono Mode allows you improve poor FM reception by selecting a monaural signal instead of a stereo signal.

    SiriusXM Ready: The Sony MEX-BT3000P comes ready for SiriusXM programming with access to XM and Sirius Satellite Radio stations. Thanks to its proprietary SiriusXM Connect port, you can add the optional SXV200V1 SiriusXM Connect tuner and receive more than 150 channels of exclusive programming directly from SiriusXM, via the "SiriusXM All Access" package (subscription required). Visit SiriusXM.com for a complete list of subscription options and channel guide. Additional features of the SXV200 SiriusXM Connect tuner include:

    • Channel list displays a list of all available channels
    • Category Search searches for channels in a certain category
    • Displayed Information such as Channel Name, Artist Name, & Song Title can be viewed on the head unit's LCD
    • Up to 18 SiriusXM Satellite Radio station presets
    • Channels containing unsuitable content for children can be blocked

    Note: A separate SiriusXM Satellite Radio subscription is required (operates on the XM Network). However, you can easily add this SiriusXM tuner to an existing Sirius or XM account for a Multi-Radio Discount Plan.

    Disc Playback

    Disc Compatibility: The unit features a single disc player that will playback CD-Audio, CD-Text, and finalized CD-R/CD-RW audio discs (12cm only).

    MP3/WMA Playback: The Sony CDX-MEX-BT3000Pallows you to playback CD-Rs or CD-RWs loaded with MP3 or WMA songs (up to 320 kbps) recorded in ISO 9660 level 1 or 2, Joliet/Romeo, or Multi-Session. The CDX-MEX-BT3000Pcan support up 150 folders, and a combined 300 folders & files on a disc. The head unit will also display song information for MP3, WMA, and AAC music files (Joliet: up to 32 characters, Romeo: up to 64 characters).

    Note: Copy-protected content not supported. Not compatible with AAC files.

    Compressed Audio Display Information: The CD receiver can display the following CD-TEXT or ID3/WMA-tag information - Track number, Elapsed Playing Time, Song Title, Artist Name, or Album Label.

    Off Insert/Eject: A CD disc can be inserted or ejected with the power off. The head unit will automatically begin disc playback, when a disc is inserted with the receiver set to a different source or powered off.

    Auto Reload: The CD player will automatically reinsert the disc if it's ejected, but not removed for 20 seconds or more.

    Mounting Angle: For proper CD playback, this unit must be mounted between 0° (horizontal) and 45°.

    Auxiliary Input

    Front-Panel Auxiliary Input: A front panel stereo 3.5mm mini-jack is provided to allow the connection of a portable audio source. Just connect your portable digital music player to this unit, and you can listen to the audio from the portable player through the speakers in your mobile audio system.

    Volume Level: The volume level of the auxiliary input is adjustable from -8 to +18 dB to compensate for any difference between the unit and your portable device.

    Aux Deactivation: The aux input can be deactivated in the menu, so it does not appear as an available source.

    Audio Section

    True Fidelity Sound Construction: The Sony MEX-BT3000P CD receiver features a newly developed sound processor for less distortion, an S-MOSFET IC for smooth signal transmission, and a large-sized capacitor for deep bass sound.

    Dynamic Reality Amp: The MEX-BT3000P is equipped with Sony's Dynamic Reality Amp to produce 3 dimensional sound staging for more realistic sound inside your vehicle.

    CEA2006 Compliant Amplifier: The power specifications for the Sony MEX-BT3000P are compliant with the CEA2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). These standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and between manufacturers. The power output specs for the MEX-BT3000P are as follows:

    • Continuous Power Output: 17 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
    • Peak Power Output: 52 watts x 4-channels (208 total watts)

    EQ3 Stage 2: The Sony MEX-BT3000P features an EQ3 Stage 2 equalizer with 8 preset equalizer curves for various types of music. You can choose from Xplod, Vocal, Edge, Cruise, Space, Gravity, Custom, or Off (Flat). The Off mode provides a flat response. The Custom mode allows you to manually adjust the Low (60 Hz), Mid (1 kHz), and High (10 kHz) frequencies from +/-10dB.

    Loudness: The Loudness feature reinforces bass and treble for clear sound at low volume levels.

    4ch/2V Preamp Outputs: The MEX-BT3000P contains two pair of 2-volt RCA preamp outputs; a front pair and another pair that can be set for the rear channels (fading) or for subwoofer (non-fading) operation.

    Subwoofer Controls: When the unit's Rear/Sub preamp output is set to subwoofer, the output becomes non-fading and a low pass filter is activated with a selectable cut-off frequency of 80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 140Hz, 160Hz, or Off. You can adjust the subwoofer preamp output's volume level independently from the head unit's volume control (-10 to +10 in 1dB increments). In addition, you can select the phase of the subwoofer output from Normal or Reverse.

    High-Pass Filter: The front and rear speaker outputs offer a selectable high-pass crossover frequency of 80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 140Hz, 160Hz, or Off.

    Beep Tone: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.

    Display Features

    Detachable Face: The MEX-BT3000P features a detachable face for theft prevention. A face-fixing screw is supplied for making the face non-detachable, if desired. No face case is included with this unit. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can be purchased for this unit.

    Caution Alarm: If you turn the ignition switch to the Off position without detaching the front-panel, the caution alarm will sound for a few seconds. The alarm will only sound if the built-in amplifier is used.

    13-Segment, 1-Line LCD Display: The Sony MEX-BT3000P features a 13-Segment, 1-line LCD display with white backlit text and a black background for viewing station and song information.

    Auto Scroll: This feature allows long displayed items to scroll automatically across the display when the track is changed on a disc.

    Dimmer: The MEX-BT3000P feature a dimmer mode to dim the brightness of the display. You can choose from either "Dim On" or Dim Off".

    Display Illumination/Clock Display: Pressing the Source/Off button once will switch sources. Pressing and holding the Source/Off button for one second will turn off audio output, but the clock display and button illumination remain on. To turn the unit off completely, you must press and hold the Source/Off button for two seconds.

    Auto Off: When installing in a vehicle without an accessory power wire at the radio location, you can set the unit to turn off all lighting a set amount of time after you turn the power off. The Auto Off feature can be set to 30 seconds, 30 minutes, 60 minutes, or No.

    Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control: The head unit comes supplied with an IR wireless remote control (RM-X221) for easy operation. The included wireless remote allows you to control the basic functions (not Bluetooth) of the Sony head unit while keeping your eyes on the road.

    Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit that lets you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with an optional steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately). Please consult Crutchfield's Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible.

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    Great product and a great price!

    Written By Mark C., Wapakoneta, OH on Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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    Receiver works great with my iPhone! Just wish I would've gotten this sooner.

    Pros: Great price. No more wires to stream music. Hands free calling. Sounds great

    Cons: None so far

    Great Buy

    Written By Edwin, Eugene, OR on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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    I purchased this stereo for my daughters older Toyota car. The installation took about 2hrs including removing the stock stereo. The set up was very easy we connected it to her android phone with no problems. Music streaming worked great we could change songs or albums with the deck controls. We connected Pandora with no problems. Changing stations or songs works from the deck controls. The thumbs up and thumbs down does not work from the deck at all. Receiving phone calls works good my daughters car is noisy and so it is not practical to talk while driving but she doesn't need to do that anyway.

    Pros: Simple installation Quick and easy Bluetooth setup Great Bluetooth controls for music streaming and Pandora Looks Great

    Cons: Pandora Thumbs up and down doesn't work

    Sony Mex BT300P

    Written By John S, Eden NC on Monday, November 18, 2013

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    This Radio works great I replaced the OEM Radio with this one.

    Sony MEX-BT3000P

    Written By Anonymous, South East Idaho on Thursday, November 14, 2013

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    Overall I love the bluetooth ability of this stereo. It was easy to set up and everytime I get in my car and turn it on, my phone hooks up. Press play and I'm streaming music/ radio or playing music off my phone. The Pandora feature is suprisingly nice. Also, the call features, being able to access my address book is very nice.

    Pros: Bluetooth, pandora, affordable, easy to install in a Ford Ranger.

    Cons: Warning alarm when I turn off my car without removing the face unit. I'll never remove the face plate. Wiring didn't hook up to my vehicles dimmer, but unit has a dimmer in the sub menu.

    Very good Headunit for the Price

    Written By Michael C, Florida on Sunday, November 03, 2013

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    I bought this head unit for my Mother in laws 02 Mitsubishi gallant. I was pretty sure at the time that the speakers were blown in the car but I was very wrong, This new unit really woke up the factory speakers and this unit sounds great. Bluetooth pairing is fairly easy not the best I have used but works pretty good. The Microphone for the Bluetooth is built into the unit and is pretty good, again not the best but pretty good. If you are looking for a good priced unit that has good sound quality this just might be the unit for you.

    Pros: Bluetooth, Sound Quality

    Too Easy!

    Written By MikeSr., New Berlin, Wi. on Friday, October 25, 2013

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    Great value and easy to install in my 2001 Silverado thanks to Crutchfield including everything I needed.

    Pros: Price, Sound, Display

    Cons: Didn't install it sooner!

    Great Radio

    Written By J. A, Pueblo, CO. on Monday, October 21, 2013

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    This is a great radio. Installation was a breeze and I love the Bluetooth, paired up to my iPhone with no complications, I would recommend this radio to anyone looking for a affordable upgrade....

    Pros: Ease of use...

    Cons: Can't find much negative to say about this unit...

    All the necessary bells and whistles

    Written By R, San Antonio Tx on Sunday, October 20, 2013

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    After reading the Crutchfield tech review, I have to disagree, with the fact that it doesn't have usb connection. This radio is full function with the Bluetooth and these days that's all you need, if you're not crazy over apple products. ugh!

    Pros: Bluetooth audio, phone, can access my phone book. & the aux connection a big plus Couldn't beat the price and all the components needed to make installation a breeze.......

    Cons: None

    Great Stereo from a Great Company

    Written By MikeH, Seattle, WA on Sunday, October 20, 2013

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    This is the 4th car stereo I've bought from Crutchfield and I would never consider going anywhere else. It doesn't matter what vehicle I'm shopping for, Crutchfield already has a product that will fit any budget. Sure, there are lots of places to buy a car stereo but you only get totally reliable support from Crutchfield. It doesn't matter what your application is, Crutchfield's installation kit will make the finished product look like factory original. And, if you need it, their tech support will answer any question you can dream up.

    Pros: Great installation kit - everything you need in one step Great technical support when you have a question Simple intuitive Bluetooth interface Looks like a factory original Great price

    Cons: No cons. This transaction, like all the others I've had with Crutchfield from start to finish was flawless.

    PRICED RIGHT

    Written By B Y, Honolulu, HI on Sunday, October 20, 2013

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    Installation was easier than the first stereo I ordered back in 1976 (?) from Crutchfield (you've come a long way!). For the price it is hard to complain. Once you spend the time to read and understand the instructions it exceeds expectations, the remote came in more handy than expected as the preset buttons are quite tiny if you have 10 thumbs like me, let alone trying to see what button you are pressing while driving can be a visual challenge. Read instructions, set it up correctly and you will be a happy camper!

    Pros: Bluetooth is the best feature hands down, once I understood the Mic settings I have not had a problems since, more Preset stations settings than I could ever use.

    Cons: Preset buttons and labeling smaller than I would like to see but the remote is available to overcome that. Have not been able to down load phone list, but that is not a major issue.

    Very Solid for the money...

    Written By JerryB, Amelia, Va on Thursday, October 17, 2013

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    Install was a breeze. Very easy, any average DIY'er can install this deck. The install kit and wiring harness fit like gloves. Crutchfield advisor was super helpful. Unboxed the deck, harness and kit and was listening to my iphone over the bluetooth connection less than an hour later. Thanks Crutchfield!!!!

    Pros: Could have only been easier if Crutchfield had sent someone to install it themselves. Super happy...........

    Cons: Absolutely none. Beginning to end professionals.

    Very good

    Written By KellenW, St. Louis, MO on Friday, October 11, 2013

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    Everything was an easy install, and the product sounds great.

    Pros: Easy

    Cons: -

    Sony MEX-BT3000P

    Written By Mark, San antonio tx on Thursday, October 10, 2013

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    Installed well so far so good

    Great features for a great price!

    Written By erickr19, Chino Valley, AZ on Wednesday, October 09, 2013

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    I'm very happy with the Sony. I looked at JVC and Alpine, but decided on the Sony due to its features, Pandora, Bluetooth, and preamp outputs. Installation was a breeze with instructions and adapter from Crutchfield. I would recommend this unit to anyone who needs media connectivity at a solid price.

    Pros: Price Bluetooth Pandora Front/Rear Preamps Remote Power

    Cons: Connection to Pandora app is sometimes glitchy, otherwise, none!

    Terrific stereo

    Written By Vince's mom, Olive Branch, MS on Tuesday, October 01, 2013

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    It's a fantastic radio!

    Great aftermarket replacement

    Written By Anonymous, Johnston, RI on Monday, September 23, 2013

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    Everything I could have expected from the stereo, easy to install and use! Looks great with the blue lighting scrolling display.

    Super easy install

    Written By Brian, Poulsbo, WA on Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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    It was very easy to install. Sound quality is good. It's a bit awkward to move from one feature to another, but I'm getting the hang of it. Overall an excellent unit for price. Concern: It refuses to "pair" with my Samsung Galaxy S-2 android phone. Guess I'll call the Crutchfield Tech guys.

    Pros: Easy to install, instructions are clear and pics are spot on. Sound is great (for price)

    Cons: No USB port. Problem with pairing Bluetooth

    Love it so far

    Written By DougW, Illinois on Thursday, September 12, 2013

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    I really like it and it installed pretty easy in a few hours.

    Pros: Easy install, much better sound than the original equipment, Bluetooth phone connect for calls and music works great

    Cons: I wish the text notification worked with my phone and a larger number of phones. I have not got the Bluetooth Pandora to work yet.

    great deal

    Written By g s, clayton nc on Wednesday, September 11, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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    if your looking for a lot of radio for a little money this is it works with my I phone blue tooth and is great. more am and fm presets than you could ever use great deal

    Pros: easy on the wallet and free shipping

    Good bluetooth radio!

    Written By Janet, Oklahoma City, OK on Monday, September 09, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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    This little gem was easy to install. It's easy to use and sounds good.

    good deck amplifies well

    Written By unohu, san jacinto, ca on Sunday, September 08, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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    Excellent for the price, glad I bought it.

    Pros: Aux in, amplifier on another level, Bluetooth connectivity

    Cons: No usb connection, did not work with my Sirius xm radio as advertised.

    Sony stereo

    Written By Anonymous, Fort stewart on Tuesday, August 27, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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    Sounds great. Not very expensive and was easy to install. Love listening to my music with out having to connect cables.

    Pros: Price. Functionality. Sound.

    Cons: None

    Sony MEX-BT3000P

    Written By Anonymous, Worcester on Wednesday, August 21, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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    Love Bluetooth feature.

    Sony MEX-BT3000P

    Written By Anonymou