On the outside, Sony's DSX-210X looks a lot like your typical in-dash receiver. But it's what's behind the faceplate that counts on this neat design — flip the face forward, and out pops what Sony calls the "Tune Tray," a custom-made pocket for your iPod® or iPhone®. Once connected, your player stays charged and tucks neatly behind the display. You can even use the Tune Tray without an iPod, since it features a standard USB connector.

Breeze through your music library
With your iPod safely stowed, you can access your music library using the stereo's controls. You can fly through your library with Jump Mode, which lets you skip around in 10% increments. An additional USB input on the front panel lets you connect your iPhone® or another USB device. Sony's Quick-BrowZer™ also lets you search by artist, album, genre, song, or playlist.

Control PANDORA® Internet radio
With your iPhone connected, you can use the stereo's controls to dial in your PANDORA® stations, rate songs, and skip tracks just like you do online. One small caveat: you need to connect via the second USB slot located on the front panel. A small price to pay for convenience, eh? You can still plug another player (or even another iPod) into the Tune Tray's USB input.

Bright, 4-line display
Sony's Organic Electro-Luminescent (OEL) display shows you 4 lines of text, so you can stay informed whether you're making a hands-free call, streaming a PANDORA® station, or listening to your iPod. You can also choose between red and blue button illumination.

Fine-tune your sound
Sony's Advanced Sound Engine gives you some cool tools for adjusting the sound in your car. You can set the timing of your speakers for your listening position, so you're always sitting in the sweet spot. Low- and high-pass filters let you block frequencies your speakers and subs can't handle, helping them run more efficiently. Use the Rear Bass Enhancer to dial in more bottom end to fill out your sound, and tweak the overall tone with a robust, 7-band parametric equalizer.

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.

This digital media receiver will not play CDs. If you want to play CDs in your vehicle, we offer a wide selection of CD receivers.

iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information. Check our video for some info on use of the Tune Tray with Lighting connector equipped iPods or iPhones.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • digital media receiver (doesn't play CDs)
    • built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS CEA-2006/52 peak x 4 channels)
    • plays MP3, WMA, and AAC files
    • Tune Tray compartment holds your iPod, Sony Walkman MP3 player (adapter required), or USB thumb drive inside the receiver
    • fold-down detachable face with OEL (Organic Electroluminescent Light) 4-line display
    • selectable red or blue button illumination
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • PANDORA® control for iPhone when connected via front USB input
    • EQ7 (seven preset tone curves and a 7-band parametric equalizer)
    • 24-bit D/A converter
    • DM+ Advanced (Digital Music Plus Advanced) improves detail and high-frequency sound from compressed audio
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • digital time alignment
    Expandability:
    • compatible with Sony satellite radio and HD Radio tuners
    • inputs: front-panel USB input, internal USB input
    • outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (4-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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    DSX-S210X Has Issues

    Written By thxyung, Garland,TX on Friday, March 21, 2014

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    Satellite radio broken out of the box. My Sony XT-XM1 sat tuner wasnt recognized. I was replacing my old Sony receiver because the volume quite working. I bought this unit, plugged it in and the receiver didnt recognize the sat tuner, also tried a Sirius tuner and same problem. I liked the ability to have my music collection on a usb stick and this sort of works. Sometimes it forgets where it left off when I turn the car off. When I return it will start playing the first album from the beginning. The rotary knob seems flimsy and isnt the easiest to use when driving. The remote luckily can be used to do most things. Dont try searching your music collection while driving. The sound adjustments are good and it sounds really good as well.

    ** Sony support isnt the greatest. The person on the other end obviously didnt know anything about car radios and they are having me send this almost new unit back to their repair center at my cost and said it would be 7-10 days before another unit would be sent back out. This is over Crutchfield's 60 day warranty otherwise I would send this back to them. Not very pleased with this situation.

    Pros: Good sound Having music collection accessible via USB stick is a great feature. Great Price for the features. Dont have to cart around CD collection in car.

    Cons: Satellite radio didnt work out of the box and appears the unit is defective. Receiver sometimes forgets what song its on when you turn your car off and return again. (Using usb stick). Sony Support is mediocre, No advanced exchange for defective unit in warranty. 30 Minutes on the phone for them to finally give me return authorization to repair facility at my cost.

    Great Value

    Written By Gabe, Alva OK on Sunday, January 26, 2014

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    First, I'm not a stereo guy, but this thing is awesome. It is very user friendly and out preforms any stock head unit. The controls are very user friendly , and sounds great - the tune tray is great

    Pros: Inexpensive, easy to use

    Great price! Great receiver!

    Written By RonF, Texas on Sunday, January 19, 2014

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    Great receiver for the price! Great sound too! Love the media tray too!

    Pros: Great sound. Cool display. Really like the longer RCA plugs.

    Cons: Going through the setup with the joystick takes a little getting use to.

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By Dan P, Dover, OH on Monday, January 13, 2014

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    Great, I couldn't be happier with this receiver. Easy to use, easy installation, Very good sound quality.

    Pros: Ease of use, I don't have to take my I-pod with every time I get out of the truck because it's out of sight. Sounds great.

    Cons: Clock doesn't keep good time, loses more than a minute a day.

    Great Basic Head Unit

    Written By HazKom, Big Island Hawaii on Saturday, December 28, 2013

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    For the price can't be beat. Seriously why are people still paying for CD players? The drawer inside that holds your phone or iPod/MP3 player is awesome. Flash Drives plug right into the front of the unit easy, with an SD card adapter you can put SD cards in there or inside, great use for old smaller cards. Has a full size USB adapter inside on a small floppy cable and comes with a large iPod adapter. Interfaces is standard crap, way too many useless features and a mediocre interface. You need to push the little joystick adapter straight in a lot and that can be hard while driving sa it likes to twist or move to the side. Also the random and mute options are unintuitive. But really, you'll just install it (easy), plug in your media, and then maybe change tracks and volume. Absolutely great for daily use and as an upgrade to a sad factory stereo. For the cost of a tuner/MP3 interface to work with your crappy underpowered factory stereo you could toss in another $50 and get this. AND if you wanted to add a small amp and/or sub you're all set. This is not a high power head unit. Fine for factory speakers or minor upgrades, really i wouldn't use it for more than running your fronts if you really want to get a substantially better sound. I put it in a pickup with 2 : 6" speakers and it's fine.

    Pros: Value, media flexibilty

    Cons: silly interface, over sensitive joystick (multi-function thingie), modest power.

    Alright

    Written By 13tj, Owasso, ok on Thursday, December 19, 2013

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    Works sometimes

    Pros: Cool looking

    Cons: USB worked half the time

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By Chris Mc, Traverse City, Mi on Friday, December 13, 2013

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    Great experience and good instructions for the instilation.

    Pros: Love the iPod and iPhone options

    Cons: The door for the iPod hits the trim so it doesn't open all the way. May be an issue with the grand am opening.

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By TiiTommy, Orinda, CA on Thursday, December 12, 2013

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    For a $99.00 deck, this unit has all that I could hope for, from USB input on the front to inboard iPod connection and storage behind the removable faceplate. It even has a remote control, should one need it.

    Pros: Price and features.

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By Jake B., Austin, TX on Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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    Bought this unit as a birthday present for my fiancee to replace the stock unit in her Tacoma and she absolutely loves it. I have yet to receive a single complaint from her. The controls were easy for her to pick up, the sound quality is great, and it fit perfectly within the stock bezel with the provided pocket. What really put it over the top for her though was the fact that she could get rid of all the wires and adapters she was using for her ipod and have it stored out of the way with the tune tray. And for those of you wondering, a her 120gb ipod classic fit perfectly

    Pros: Price, ease of installation, tune tray, sound quality

    Cons: Excessive 7 way eq, no front aux port, only two illumination options

    DSX-S210X

    Written By Joel Q, Cataula GA on Saturday, December 07, 2013

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    This is an excellent unit. The remote works well, which is great because the face controls suck. Looks great in old car. Works great except when it locks up . . . fortunately powering down and back up resets and thaws the unit. Sound quality is really great.

    Pros: Excellent sound and remote functionality.

    Cons: Face controls are 'right sized' for a two year old with excellent vision.

    Love it!

    Written By Jay B, Hammond IN on Thursday, December 05, 2013

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    Put one in my sons Mustang and liked so much I bought banother for my Blazer

    Pros: Great sound, love the fact the ipod is hidden inside. No cords.

    Cons: None

    Good receiver

    Written By Juan C, Calexico, CA on Monday, December 02, 2013

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    It's a very good design, easy to install and it included all the necessary accessories to do so. Both the internal and external USB inputs are in a perfect position to be able to connect any source with USB connections.

    Pros: The menu is easy to access and includes many options for optimal programmability.

    Cons: The faceplate is hard to hook up to the unit. Some menu options are only accessible with the remote. If you lose the remote, you will not be able to program those functions and if you want to change some audio options and you don't have it on hand, you will not be able to do so.

    Nice stereo

    Written By MA, SLC, UT on Saturday, November 30, 2013

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    Very nice setup and install, was pretty easy to set up the pre-sets and colors I wanted. Lots of features and I haven't even started exploring what I can do with my iPod.

    Pros: remote, blue or red display colors, loads of information shown on display, lots of adjustability for sound

    Cons: "joystick" button for all functions is a pain!

    My first custom stereo system

    Written By JR, Ridgecrest, CA on Monday, November 25, 2013

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    Stereo was installed in a vintage Chevy Truck with a 100 wt amp & a 8" 100 wt sub. Very happy with the sound and features of the Sony stereo. Having my iPod in the unit is way cool and navigating thru my music is very easy. Great shutting it off and having it start up where it stopped. Now planning to get another one for a second car

    Pros: Concealed IPOD is way too cool, and XM radio compatible is all that I need. Very hard to beat for the price. Will be buying another one!

    Cons: Still trying to figure out all the adjustments as the instructions seemed to be focused on experienced installers

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By Anonymous, Clayton, CA on Monday, October 21, 2013

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    Excellent way of integrating ipod or usb drive within the unit. Overall performance is excellent although using the ipod requires some study and practice.

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By RonM, Pittsburgh on Tuesday, October 15, 2013

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    I purchased this head unit to replace the factory installed unit. It's like night and day, both in aesthetics and sound. The hidden tune tray is a big plus. I'm still exploring everything this unit can do, but what I've found I like. Great bang for your buck.

    Pros: The tune tray, the look and sound, it can control the sub, so no need for a separate remote controller connected to the sub.

    Cons: Haven't run across any yet.

    DSX-S210X

    Written By Anonymous, Stockton, CA on Tuesday, October 08, 2013

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    Awesome unit, love that I can hide the ipod behind the faceplate, great looks, great functions as well. adjustability for sound is awesome!!!!!!

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By tom, dallas pa on Sunday, September 22, 2013

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    A GREAT PRODUCT BUT INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTILLATION WERE VERY POOR TARGETED FOR EXPERINCED PEOPLE

    great stereo, my first aftermarket one

    Written By matt024mjd, Medfield, MA on Saturday, September 21, 2013

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    Awesome stereo and definitely gets a lot of praise from my friends when I hide my ipod away behind the faceplate. It was pretty simple to hook in, just required some soldering or butt connecting for the cable adapters but it was definitely worth it. unfortunately I already lost the remote and am not entirely sure where to get a replacement. the other issue that I have been having is during longer rides with my ipod plugged in my ipod overheats because its enclosed behind the faceplate. it may just be from my ipod being older that it heats up a lot when it charges, but when I attach my ipod the generic external usb my ipod gets enough ventilation. I also appreciate that when the ipod is attached externally it doesn't render the ipod useless like some devices. you can more easily select music directly on your device

    Pros: ipod tray, design is subtle so it looks decent in a suburban, sounds awesome, all parts included thanks to Crutchfield

    Cons: ipod overheats in tray after long rides, selector knob is very difficult to make final selection

    Sony for the Cavalier

    Written By WildBill, Peachtree City, GA on Saturday, September 21, 2013

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    Very nice and good value for the money. A basic stereo with some perks. I like the compartment for your music device and the blue light illumination is pretty cool! I would recommend and buy another if needed.

    Pros: Looks good, compartment for the music device, and removable face.

    Cons: None so far.

    Almost Perfect

    Written By Citizenzen, Northern California on Thursday, September 19, 2013

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    There's so much to love about this, but there are two key negatives: 1. the display is impossible to read during the day. 2. the sound options are overly complex. You are NOT going to adjust your equalizer while driving. If you try, you will die.

    Otherwise, if you don't mind setting your sound in the driveway and leaving it that way while you go to work, then this is a great value. I love the iPhone/iPod drawer-CDs are so 2000. For the price, it's hard to believe there's a better product out there.

    I would definitely recommend the product ... just wish it were easier to see and operate.

    Pros: Compartment for iPhone, great value

    Cons: Unreadable display, complicated sound adjustment

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By jraccola, Fairbanks, AK on Thursday, September 12, 2013

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    Easy installation, nice sound. Would be nice if the illumination would dim when you dim the interior lights.

    Sony for VW

    Written By L.J.Ross, Gardena, Ca on Monday, September 09, 2013

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    Radio and harness fit perfectly. I've been dealing with Crutchfield for over 10 years and I'm always happy with the equipment and service.

    Pros: Customer service and price.

    Cons: My windows phone won't work with USB. Luckily the radio is for my daughter.

    Sweet stereo

    Written By Tony, Brockton,Ma on Sunday, September 08, 2013

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    Great sound,awesome EQ.Makes stock speakers sound good.

    Pros: The rear bass enhancer is cool if you don't have a sub.the RDS is good when you want to know the name of a song.

    Cons: None that I've found

    Does everything it should with great sound

    Written By Engineer, California on Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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    Installed in my daughter's VW bug. Unit came with wire harness, adapter face plate and radio removal tools. I pre-wired the harness and installed the unit. Hardest part was choosing which face plate to use as the kit came with two. It all went together well and had just a little trouble getting it to latch in the DIN enclosure. The sound is great, the IPOD tray is really nice and this is a big step up over the factory monsoon unit.

    Pros: Nice look, nice sound, easy wiring, easy install.

    Cons: Menu is not intuitive but thats the way they all are these days.

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By Kerry, Norfolk VA on Saturday, August 17, 2013

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    This Radio was easy to install and sounds great.

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By LoganB, Atlanta, GA on Thursday, July 18, 2013

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    What an amazing head unit! Where do I start?.. Hmm. Well, it's got a 52 watt peak power, which isn't only powerful, but clear and loud. The detachable face plate has a tray for any kind of device. I've got an old iPhone sitting in it which starts and stops the music along with the car, which is great. Just leave and come back from where I left off! It has 6 channels, which is great if you have an aftermarket amp for your speakers. But not only does it sound amazing.. It looks amazing as well. The Sony "OEL" display makes it look so much better than most standard 2 line head units. You can change the color of the buttons between red and blue, which is a really nice feature.

    Pros: Everything.

    Cons: Nothing

    No Brainer, Yes a winner!

    Written By M, Detroit, MI on Saturday, July 13, 2013

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    It was a hard decision to go with a media only head unit, but now that I've made the switch, all I can say is that it was my best decision ever for car audio. Sony did very well with this product. I'm using a 160gb iPod classic and everyone who hears this unit seems to think I'm playing CD's because the sound quality is so great! Tuner is wonderful also. XM radio adapter coming soon to complete this fine piece of equipment! Good bye CD's!

    Pros: looks rich, sounds wonderful, and easy to use.

    Cons: Wish the volume would automatically lower after unit is powered down. No biggie though.

    Awesome

    Written By AndrewC, Hampstead, NH on Monday, July 08, 2013

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    I can honestly tell you that this is by far the best radio that I have ever bought. The sound quality is awesome and it was so easy to install. I think that the remote is cool as an added bonus. I read the reviews before I bought the radio and the biggest complaint was with the big knob on the radio. The knob is the perfect size and I find it easy to change songs by pressing the knob to the left or right. I will say that when putting the music device in the tray, be sure to press in put get the tray to come out. You should never have to pull on the tray. I put a usb device in the tray and it works awesome. I prefer to use a usb device rather than my apple ipod for the following reasons. We get cold winters in NH and I have been told that leaving an ipod in the car can damage the battery. Also a usb device is around $10, so if someone were to break into my car I wouldn't be out a huge amount of money to replace the usb.

    Pros: Awesome device, easy to use, and install.

    Cons: No cons as of today.

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By Anonymous, Yakima, Wa on Thursday, July 04, 2013

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    I like that it keeps my IPod in the stereo so there's no wires. The controls are user friendly. With all the audio settings you can fine tune the sound just the way you want.

    Pretty good

    Written By joe, salinas ca on Sunday, June 30, 2013

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    For the price i find the stereo to be a great product.

    Pros: This is the first stereo i have bought so i dont know if they all come with one, but the sony stereo comes with a small controller which you can use to choose your music and control the stereo settings. Also i find the option that when you have the ipod connected externally to the stereo with your usb cable you can choose to control selecting your music through your ipod very helpful.

    Cons: I can think of no cons to speak of, but when trying to control the stereo through the knob on its faceplate it gets a bit tricky as when choosing a song or setting you want to edit you have to press down in the center exactly or it will scroll up or down. However this small inconvenience doent really mateer because yhe stereo come with a small remote controller included.

    Sony DSX-S210X GREAT

    Written By DANNO, hartford ct on Friday, June 21, 2013

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    WORKS GREAT wish there was a aux input but oh well so happy i got it

    Cons: Too bright at night

    Who needs CDs anyway???

    Written By Dan, Virginia Beach, VA on Thursday, June 20, 2013

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    I was only looking for a basic in dash replacement for my 240sx. The sale price caught my eye, and not to mention it's a Sony product. My music library thru an ipod nano pretty much stays put inside most of the time. I also listen to Pandora quite a bit and being able to access it through the head unit is something now that I can't live without. This unit, coupled with my powered subwoofer, makes my 2 hour daily work commute much more liveable. And more importantly, CRUTCHFIELD SERVICE ROCKS!!!

    Pros: Tune tray works great with my iPod nano. Sound quality is superb once all the settings have been dialed in. Looks and feels like the head unit is top of the line.

    Cons: Menu navigation is a bit tedious, I you prefer designated knobs for basic functions, i. e. bass, treble, fader, balance, etc., then this is not the unit for you. Also it's hard to read with the top down in my 240SX.

    DOPE!!!

    Written By mike r, rhode island on Monday, June 17, 2013

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    New gerneration of listening to the radio...no need for CDs. who cares...Pandora and ripped music

    Pros: easy install for a 2000 wrangler..remote is very useful

    Cons: none

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By PC, Naperville,IL on Saturday, June 15, 2013

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    The best head unit I have every purchase

    Thank you, Crutchfield!

    Written By Tom, Inland Northwest on Thursday, June 13, 2013

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    Unit works great with iPod stashed inside stereo so it's out of sight. Sound quality is excellent--incredibly superior to using the audio input jack that goes through the headphone port of an iPod. Most of all I want to thank my Crutchfield advisor for guiding me to a stereo built especially for digital music. I spent a little more than I had planned on head unit, 4 speakers, and small subwoofer, but the result is a stereo system which is superior to the very fine stereos in my late model Audi and Infiniti. No one looking at my house would think my old pickup has the best stereo of the vehicles parked there. I can't say enough good things about the knowledge and service that Crutchfield provided.

    Pros: iPod interface provides excellent sound quality iPod is stored inside stereo

    Cons: Takes a little effort to learn to operate, but the payoff is a great deal of adjustability

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By Dan S. Holland MI., Holland, MI on Saturday, June 08, 2013

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    After the initial issue of which blue wire was the correct blue wire everything has been great. EQ and other features do require some patience to find and adjust, but once you get it dialed in the sound is awesome. It's super convenient to throw the iPod in, but to scroll through music does require some preplanning as it is a little cumbersome and tricky while driving. Playlists or copilot to the rescue!

    Pros: Sounds great, super handy to be able to pop the iPod into the unit. Open box special from the outlet made a good deal even better.

    Cons: Some features require an extreme amount of patience to find and adjust. It's a little tricky scrolling though 32 gb of music while driving.

    Great Value Excellent Digital Player

    Written By cdk190, St. Louis, MO on Sunday, June 02, 2013

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    Replaced the Pioneer Receiver in my Boat with this Sony and it has never sounded so good. All the speakers and sub sound great. Love the iPod tray and being able to select and see what is playing.

    Pros: Everything is fantastic

    Cons: Nothing

    fits the bill

    Written By Ray, NH on Friday, May 31, 2013

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    exactly what I was looking for, no more CDs to fuss with. plug in the USB drive and go :)

    sony dsx-s210x

    Written By hagen, apollo beach fl. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

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    great device ,easy to install

    Pros: easy to use ipod controls very cool.

    Cons: none

    good radio

    Written By owen j, humble tx on Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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    I like the radio

    Pros: Good sound, works with biketronics for my harley

    Cons: None

    Radio

    Written By Eric, new york new york on Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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    Great product, easy to install w provided instructions.

    Pros: Like the easy to use radio, available external USB port. Im able to connect to amplifiers. The display is great. Overall excellent product for a low price.

    Cons: Some features like EQ & preset stations take time & a bit of fooling around with before you ge it..could be easier..

    Great Product

    Written By Anonymous, St Petersburg on Monday, May 27, 2013

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    Love this unit so much in my wife's mini van that I'm buying one for my Jeep

    Sony DSX-S210X

    Written By Anonymous, Charlottesville, VA on Monday, May 20, 2013

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    Great receiver. Many options for sound settings.

    Sony DSX-S210X