Sony's XA-50WM adapter lets you plug your Walkman player into the Tune Tray of your Sony DSX-Series digital media receiver. The adapter has a USB connector on one end and a Sony Walkman connector on the other, and it works with X- or S-Series Walkman players. Once connected, you'll be able to control basic playback features of your Walkman, and your player will charge up as well.

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  • USB/Walkman adapter
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Overview: The Sony Walkman USB Adapter (XA-50WM) lets you connect your compatible Sony Walkman music player to one of Sony's mobile Digital Media Receiver (DSX series) which feature a "Tune Tray".

Compatibility: The Sony Walkman USB Adapter (XA-50WM) is compatible with the following Sony DSX series Digital Media Receivers and Sony Walkman music players.

Sony DSX Series Digital Media Receivers Sony Walkman Music Players
DSX-S100, DSX-S200X, DSX-210X, DSX-S300BTX, & DSX-S310BTX X & S series Walkman players

Fits Tune Tray: The compact size of the Sony XA-50WM allows compatible Walkman players to fit inside the Tune Tray of the latest Sony DSX series Digital Media Receivers.

Audio Playback: The Sony XA-50WM provides audio playback of your compatible Sony Walkman's music files through a compatible Sony Digital Media Receiver.

Control: The Sony Walkman USB adapter lets you control basic playback functions of your Sony Walkman music player.

Charging: The Sony XA-50WM will charge your connected Sony Walkman player.

Connectors: The Sony Walkman USB Adapter features a USB type-A connector on one and a proprietary Sony Walkman connector (22-pin) on the other end. The adapter's USB type-A connector plugs into your compatible Sony Digital Media Receiver's Tune Tray USB port, while the Sony Walkman connector docks to your compatible Sony Walkman music player.

Note: Connect this adapter only with the USB connector in the Tune Tray of your Sony Digital Media Player and your Sony Walkman Player. Do not connect to other USB devices.

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Works Great

Written By Suzuki805, Colorado on Saturday, December 07, 2013

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works great and a must when using a Sony mp3 player in a digital media head unit like the Sony DSX-MS60.

Pros: Easy to use

Cons: Price

XA-50WM

Written By RWAMF, ODESSA TX on Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works with older E Series Walkmans also , Very cool , Still Like my Walkman over using my Iphone for Music, Plus I can just leave it in the Digital Receiver.

Pros: Very handy

Cons: Price