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XM Onyx EZ

Dock & Play satellite radio with home kit (subscription sold separately by SiriusXM)

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XM's Onyx EZ Dock & Play satellite radio gives you everything SiriusXM has to offer in a compact, portable package that's ideal for your home or office. This kit comes with everything you need to bring your favorite SiriusXM programming to your den or desk. 

Enjoy SiriusXM from the comfort of your living room

XM Onyx EZ with home kit

XM's Onyx EZ Dock & Play satellite radio gives you everything SiriusXM has to offer in a compact, portable package that's ideal for your home or office. This kit comes with everything you need to bring your favorite SiriusXM programming to your den or desk. 

The Onyx EZ features an easy-to-read blue display that lets you view artist name, song or program title, and channel information all at the same time. You can keep your favorites handy by storing up to 10 channels for one-touch access. Plus, the handy One-Touch Jump™ button lets you switch back to the last channel you were listening to, and check out traffic and weather information.

Accessories included

The package includes a docking cradle for connecting to your home stereo, an antenna for picking up the XM signal, and a miniplug-to-RCA audio cable. XM also includes a handy remote that lets you control the action.

Note: A subscription is required and sold separately by SiriusXM. Some channels not available in all packages. Satellite radio service is available only within Canada and the lower 48 states — not available in Hawaii or U.S. territories. Limited service available in Alaska and Puerto Rico.

Great little unit for the price hooked real nice and easy shipped fast

Anonymous, Twinsburg oh

What's in the Box:

  • Portable SiriusXM Satellite Radio Receiver
  • Home dock
  • AC power adapter (w/ attached 6.5' DC cord)
  • Indoor/outdoor antenna (w/ attached 20' cable)
  • Remote control (XDPR1)
  • CR2032 3V battery (installed in remote)
  • 6' Stereo minijack-to-RCA cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Limited Warranty Information
  • "Additional User Documents/Warning" note
  • Accessory Guide brochure

Product Highlights:

  • Dock & Play XM satellite radio
  • blue display shows artist, song or program, and channel information
  • includes home accessories: docking station, antenna, audio cable, and remote
  • 10 channel presets
  • dimensions: 4-1/2" W x 2-7/16" H x 3/4" D
  • warranty: 90 days
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Reviews

XM Onyx EZ

Average Customer Review(s):

(22 Reviews)

XM Onyx EZ

Raymond from NJ on 11/29/2016

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Just purchased the Onyx to replace my old one that was not turning on properly. Your cyber pricing was hard not to pass up. It took just 2 days and with free shipping what a deal.I found out that the power chord was defective on the old unit and now old works great with new units chord. I will keep the new unit as a spare and the remote of the new unit works with old as well. Crutchfield price and free shipping will make me a repeat customer. Thanks

Pros: Price, shipping nice little unit

Cons: XM radio pricing

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Brittany Man from Lake Placid, FL on 10/10/2016

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I purchased this item by phone order. I have nothing but praise for the young lady that helped me. The XM Onyx works fine, but lacks many features of the receiver it replaced. The Onyx does not have a sleep function where it can be set to turn off at different time intervals. It also a previous channel button and also a function that reduces the brightness of the screen after a certain set time. I do have a problem with SiriusXM. I have several XM and Sirius receivers that have lifetime subscriptions. I am now told that I will loose the life time subscription after 3 transfers. I had to pay $82 dollars for the transfer. That was more than I paid for the new receiver. You think that after being an Sirius and XM customer for 20 years with 4 lifetime subscriptions, I would be a valued customer. Guess again. I do not blame Crutchfield for any of these. I have purchase several things from them over the years and they have treated me great.

Pros: Picks up the XM channels okay

Cons: Lacks many features that my older unit had.

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Anonymous from Twinsburg oh on 7/12/2016

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Great little unit for the price hooked real nice and easy shipped fast

Pros: Easy hookup

Cons: None

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Tony from Janesville, WI on 1/1/2016

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Easy to set up. Everything included to set up and to use a verity of speakers. Good price compared to other retailers.

Pros: Easy to use... good remote

Cons: need to put antenna in southern exposure but that is nature of satellite radio.

Great unit

P from Charlotte on 9/22/2015

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Worked great and has a large display that is easy on the eyes. I would recommend this to anyone

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Why'd I wait so long?

Jon K from Georgia on 8/21/2015

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Why did I wait so long to get this? I'm enjoying it so much I got a second home kit for work and travel... Even got one for the wife...!!!

Pros: Constant great music where ever you go...

Cons: None

Fun!!

joey Vegas from Las Vegas on 7/5/2015

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Easy to set up. Works great.

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MaineFrank from Maine on 7/5/2015

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For years, my wife had Sirius XM in her car and it was perfect for long trips. We also found it a solution to the somewhat spotty radio reception available in our part of Maine. I recently sold her car and was now without Sirius XM radio.I'm a big fan of the 60's (60's on 6)and 70's music, so when I was looking for a replacement radio, the XM Onyx EZ presented the perfect solution. I now have my favorite stations available in my home. I paired this with the SiriusXM SXDV3 Car Kit so I have the best of both worlds. The radio as well as the auto adapter were very easy to install and activate

Pros: Very easy to install and activate

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Wonderful

Pat from Florida on 1/17/2015

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Perfect, could not get a signal inside of the house, but, that was outlined in the instructions. Receiver placed outside of window, picks up signal with no problem. Hint, if needed, use compas on smart phone to figure out where to point antenna, this was also outlined in the instructions. Great product, great company. Definitely worth it if you love music in the home.

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Carmine D from Woodstock, Ga. on 1/9/2015

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This Tuner works great and provides clear reception sounf

Pros: Easy to set up.

Cons: Directions are some what confusing. First it says to point Antenna to the South, but later on it shows a USA Map that tells us in Ga. (and elsewhere) to pont Antenna to th e North/Northwest

Simple Reliability

Randy from Trimont MN on 1/1/2015

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Sends great sound to my audio system

Pros: 10 memory buttons, easy control navigation, easy to read screen.

Cons: Does not record songs.

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A C Isham from Tennessee on 12/15/2014

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I got this to use in a kitchen location where I would not be able to easily access a normal XM unit. So, like the remote control aspect. I also use it with a Delphi repeater unit because the antenna would not work in my kitchen. I like it. Nothing special, but it does the job.

Pros: acessability

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Very Good!!!!

R from Weslaco, Tx on 10/18/2014

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Very nice product!! Great price!!

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nancy from stevens point wi on 8/12/2014

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easy to install, well worth the money

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ritchie z. from nanticoke,pa. on 6/13/2014

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small tiny buttons

Pros: cost

Cons: still have not received my rebates

Great Product

Lynn from Cleveland, OH on 3/27/2014

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Have not tried it yet, so I wil let you know more later

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great

joe from stafford va on 1/20/2014

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this is a great product.i bought the home kit and the car kit.use the home kit at work,getting the signal dialed in at work was a little tricky,but finally got it.hook up was a breeze.would highly recomend this deal.

Pros: price,quality of product,ease of use.

Cons: havent found any yet.

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Bill J from Euclid Ohio on 1/18/2014

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I like the XM Onyx because it's easy to use and it's portable. Set up was easy. Programing was easy. It can be used on any sound system with an auxiliary input. Also if your worried about the price of XM radio, they have a music only package. It's about half the price. Bill

Pros: Over all easy to use. And the Crutchfield team was a great help when answering my questions.

Cons: 0

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Wyatt Dawg from Algonac Mi. on 12/30/2013

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I have been wanting to hook up Sirrus XM in the house for a while. I finally did it. I love it. Great little receiver with a remote. Everything hooked up quick and Sirrus XM activation was a breeze. Thanks Crutchfield

Pros: easy connections

Cons: none

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Mark A from Latham, NY on 12/25/2013

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I was told that this radio would play all of the Sirius channels...it does not. If you want to listen to Howard Stern do not buy this radio.

Pros: None

Cons: No Sirius channels

ONYX EZ

ANDY from STEUBENVILLE OHIO on 12/21/2013

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EASY TO USE GOOD VALUE

Pros: EZ TO USE. LOTS OF VERSITILITY

Cons: NONE

Excellent

Anthony J from Staten Island, NY on 12/12/2013

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Well made and easy to use.

Pros: Easy to use. Well made

Cons: None

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XM Radio
Home Kit
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XM Radio

OnyX EZ Dock & Play Radio: The OnyX EZ Dock & Play Radio + Home Kit provides SiriusXM Satellite Radio programming in your home or office. The OnyX EZ Dock & Play Radio lets you pause, rewind, & replay live SiriusXM Radio. You can view the artist name, song or program title and channel info on its 3-line graphic display. And with optional accessories you can listen to the onyX EZ Dock & Play Radio in your vehicle, in another room or location, or even outdoors (optional accessories sold separately). All with just one SiriusXM subscription.

Note: The OnyX EZ Dock & Play Radio + Home Kit requires a SiriusXM subscription.

SiriusXM Satellite Radio Programming: The OnyX EZ Satellite Radio receiver supports limited SiriusXM programming only (some SiriusXM channels not available). This Satellite Radio operates on the XM Network. You can easily add this XM tuner to an existing SiriusXM account for a Multi-Radio Discount Plan.

Large Multi-Line Display: The OnyX EZ satellite radio receiver features a large multi-line blue display which lets you view artist name, song title, and channel information. You can adjust the brightness and contrast of the unit's display.

Tuning Functions: The OnyX EZ offers a variety of tuning functions.

  • Real-Time Channel Guide: The unit's Real-Time Channel Guide allows you to browse programs, artists, and songs playing on other channels, without having to change the channel you are currently listening to.
  • Channel Scan: You can scan a category and listen to each channel in the category for 10 seconds before the next channel is automatically tuned.
  • Favorite Presets: You can save and enjoy fast access to up to 10 of your favorite SiriusXM Satellite Radio channels.
  • One-Touch Jump: The One-Touch Jump function allows you to directly access traffic or weather of the 22 most congested cities, or  go back to the previous channel to which you were listening.
  • Direct: The Direct button allows you directly tune in an SiriusXM Satellite Radio station, using the keypad (0-9) on the front-panel of the satellite radio receiver.
  • Parental Controls: You can easily lock and unlock channels or an entire category with mature content. The Parent Control feature is protect by a 4-digit code.

Home Kit

Home Dock: The included home kit includes everything you need to connect the onyX EZ to your home stereo system or powered speakers. The kit includes a tabletop cradle, an AC power adapter, an indoor/outdoor antenna, remote control, and a minijack-to-RCA audio cable.

Tabletop Cradle: The home kit comes with a tabletop docking cradle that holds the receiver upright. The antenna, power, and audio output connections are made to the docking cradle.

  • Audio Out: Stereo 3.5mm mini-jack (included 3' minijack-to-RCA cable).
  • Antenna In: Single SMB jack for use with supplied indoor/outdoor antenna.
  • DC In: Jack for use with the supplied AC power adapter (input: 110-240V~0.4A, 50-60Hz; output: 5.2 Volts/1.6 Amps).

Antenna: The supplied antenna is weatherproof, giving you interior and exterior mounting options and features a hinged base for flexible positioning. There are four keyhole slots on the base for mounting.

Remote Control: An included IR remote provides wireless operation over the OnyX EZ satellite radio.

Optional Vehicle Kit: An optional vehicle kit (220XADV2, sold separately) can be purchased to install the OnyX EZ satellite radio receiver in your vehicle.

Optional Boombox: The optional Portable Speaker Dock (220SXABB2, sold separately) lets you enjoy SiriusXM Satellite Radio programming in your home, at the office, or on the deck.

Additional Home Kit: An additional home kit (220XADH2, sold separately) allows you to listen to SiriusXM Radio in another room of your home or at the office.

Dimensions

onyX EZ Receiver:

  • Width = 4.535"
  • Height = 2.375"
  • Depth = 0.735"

Home Dock:

  • Width = 3.685"
  • Height = 1.165"
  • Depth = 1.575"

Receiver in Home Dock:

  • Width = 4.535"
  • Height = 2.935"
  • Depth = 1.595"

Home Antenna:

  • Width = 2.365"
  • Height = 0.905" closed; 3.055" opened
  • Depth = 2.765"
  • Cable Length = 20.0'

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Why did you buy this?

Excellent price and I needed a home dock 'n play system [ Frank  Nov 28, 2016 ]
Old unit not working [ Raymond  Nov 28, 2016 ]
more than 10 years uninterrupted service [ CHARLES  Oct 11, 2016 ]
Warden requested for the office. [ ANDREW  Aug 26, 2016 ]
good price point [ Douglas  Aug 20, 2016 ]
Ease of use to add satellite radio to a new receiver [ Nancy  Jul 26, 2016 ]
Wife wanted XM/Sirius in Family room. [ ROBERT K  Mar 18, 2016 ]
inexpensive, portable, easy to use [ Marilyn  Dec 21, 2015 ]
Customer ratings and price. [ Raymond  Dec 20, 2015 ]

6 questions already asked

MY BET IS THAT YOU WILL NEED TO CONNECT TO AN EXTERNAL WEATHERPROOF ANTENNA. THESE ARE FAIRLY INEXPENSIVE. THAT WILL CONNECT TO THE BOX VIA COAX CABLE. THE ANTENNA WILL NEED TO FACE A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION, AT LEAST IN MY AREA ON THE LEFT COAST. [ Douglas  Aug 19, 2016 ]
Yes unless of course you can extend the antenna to an outside window or outside oriented to the proper compass direction for your srea. I believe you can find your proper direction from SiriusXm website [ Carmine Di  Aug 19, 2016 ]
No, the output is either via 1/8" cable or FM channel, which then goes into an FM tuner. No Bluetooth out on mine, so not aware of that possibility. [ Tim  Dec 09, 2015 ]
If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the install. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer. You can also post your question in our forums: http://community.crutchfield.com. Or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/. [ Krissy  May 05, 2014 ]  Staff
yes it plays all in my package 140 stations [ kenneth  Jan 28, 2014 ]
THEY ARE THE SAME. YOU WILL HAVE TO SUBSCRIBE OF COURSE. YOU'LL GET A MULTI UNIT DISCOUNT. [ ANDREW  Jan 28, 2014 ]
It depends on your SXM plan, because you will need to purchase a new plan for this new radio and its ID number. You can get an add-on radio plan, in which case, it will get the same channels you currently get in your car. You can also get a new separate plan for this radio, and get fewer, or more stations, depending on the plan you already have and the new plan. You can go to the SiriusXM web site, check out their channel list, and get any channel on that list, other than the ones marked as "Internet Only". It would depend on the new plan you get, because several stations require a premium subscription, and a couple of dozen are only available via the Internet Listening service. [ JAMES  Jan 28, 2014 ]
Good Morning Phil As far as I can tell it plays all the channels my car radio plays. I love having this in the house. [ DAVID B  Jan 28, 2014 ]
For details on installation please contact an Advisor by phone or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. They will also be able to give the run down of the radios that will be a good fit your vehicle. [ Jeff  Dec 31, 2013 ]  Staff
NO. BOTH ARE COVERED WITH SAME APPLICCATIONFOR SERVICE. RON [ RONALD  Dec 14, 2013 ]
Larry I bought The home kit including the portable speaker dock. Let me say it is a great speaker dock, been waiting for something like this for a while now. As far as a subscription goes, I paid 199.00 a year which averages out to 55 cents a day. It covers your car, computer, i phone and home. Not a bad deal. I remember going to a local store to purchase sirius xm from them, and was offered a puny little radio which wasn't even in stereo. Crutchfield really outdid themselves on this one. Well I hope this answered your ?. [ HECTOR M  Dec 14, 2013 ]
I am pretty sure you need a separate subscription FOR EACH RADIO. If you had a portable unit in the car, you could disconnect it and take it into the house and that would be a single subscription, but with two separate units, it's two subscriptions. Your second subscription will cost less, however. I have 3 car units in 3 cars and one at my office. I will be buying another subsription for the home unit I bought. [ THOMAS L  Dec 14, 2013 ]
yes, its flexable and adaptes well,i have a yamaha pre amp and the system sounds very good. ken [ KENNITH  Dec 14, 2013 ]
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