Marine Ready: The Sony CDX-H910UI Marine AM/FM CD receiver features an
oversized, fold-down faceplate which protects the CD slot from moisture. The splash-proof
front panel meets IPx5 standards, and features UV and salt-resistant paint
(tested under ASTM G154 and ASTM B117). Other marine features include a conformal coated circuit board
and a plastic cover over the top of the chassis to protect
Note: The CDX-H910UI is designed exclusively for marine use; it is
not made for automotive use.
Dual Illumination: You can switch the CD receiver's button
illumination to Red or Blue. The player's display illumination remains white
(background) and black (characters).
Contrast: This feature adjusts the contrast level of the
display in 7 steps.
Dimmer: The CDX-H910UI feature a
dimmer mode to dim the brightness of the display. You can choose from either
"Dim On", Dim Off" or "Dim Auto". The Automatic Dimmer feature
automatically dims the display when you turn your lights on.
Orange/White illumination wire needs to be connected to the vessel's light
circuit in order for the automatic dimmer feature to operate properly.
Auto Scroll: This feature
allows long displayed items to scroll automatically across the display when the
track is changed on a disc.
Auto Off: When installing in a vehicle without an accessory power wire at the
radio location, you can set the unit to turn off automatically after a
set amount of time. The Auto Off feature can be set to 30 seconds, 30 minutes,
60 minutes, or No.
EQ3 Stage 2: You may select one of the
following EQ presets: Xplod, Vocal, Edge, Cruise, Space, Gravity, Custom or Off
For the Custom mode, you can adjust the following bands:
- Low: +10 dB to -10 dB at
- Middle: +10 dB to -10 dB
at 1 kHz
- High: +10 dB to
-10 dB at 10 kHz
Loudness: This feature allows you to
listen to your music clearly at low volume levels by reinforcing the bass and
treble. The bass level is increased to +4 dB at 100 Hz while the treble level is
increased to +2 dB a 10 kHz.
Preamp Outputs: The CDX-H910UI
contains three pairs of RCA preamp outputs - front, rear, and subwoofer. The subwoofer output (on a 9" pigtail) is non-fading
with a low-pass filter. You can select the cut-off frequency at 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 from -10 to +10 in 1dB
High Pass Filter: The unit features a high-pass filter on the front and rear preamp and speaker outputs, with a selectable cutoff frequency at 80Hz,
100Hz, 120Hz, 140Hz, 160Hz, or Off.
Rear Panel Auxiliary Input: A
pair of rear panel stereo RCA jacks (on a 9" pigtail) is provided to allow the connection of a portable
audio source. Just connect your portable cassette, MD or MP3 player to this
unit, and you can listen to the audio from the portable player through the
speakers in your marine audio system. 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. The aux input can be deactivated in the
menu so it doesn't appear as an available source. The head unit comes supplied
with rubber caps that can be placed over the RCA jacks when they are not in
use to keep them dry.
AM/FM Tuner: The CDX-H910UI features a built-in AM/FM digital tuner. The built-in AM/FM tuner offers the following features: Auto/Manual tuning, Preset tuning (6 presets each in 5
bands), Best Tuning Memory, Local Seek Mode, and Mono Mode.
HD Radio Ready: The CDX-H910UI
is compatible with Sony's optional XT-100HD add-on HD Tuner (item # 158XT100HD, sold separately)
through its UniLink Bus connection. HD Radio
technology, where available, offers higher quality sound than conventional
analog broadcasts and receives text data. HD Radio provides FM broadcasts that
are equal to CD sound quality and AM broadcasts that are as good as analog FM
stereo broadcasts. HD Radio also provides a variety of data, including station
name, song title, artist name, album name, etc. Once connected, all AM and FM
broadcasts are received by the XT-100HD. HD appears as an additional source,
with five preset banks; HD1 (FM1), HD2 (FM2), HD3 (FM3), HD4 (AM1), and HD5
(AM2). In addition to conventional broadcasts, with HD Radio broadcasting it is
possible to choose from up to 8 multicast programs (HD1 to HD8 and analog).
There are also data programs for each program.
Satellite Radio Ready: There
are several options for connecting an optional Satellite Radio
receiver to this receiver:
- SIRIUS Satellite Radio: To receive SIRIUS Satellite Radio,
you can connect the optional SCC1 SiriusConnect Vehicle Tuner (607SCC1) and the
optional SNYSC1 Sony interface module (607SNYSC1). Packaged part number is
- Auxiliary Input: A portable satellite
radio receiver, such as the XM Delphi SkyFi3 or SIRIUS Sportster, can be connected to the head unit via
the auxiliary input or the Sony XA-300 UniLink Auxiliary Input
- XM Satellite Radio: Audiovox has not yet confirmed compatibility with the XM Mini Tuner Sony Car Kit at this time.
Disc Compatibility: The CD
receiver will play CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs. The head unit also supports CD
Text. The receiver will also play MP3, WMA, and AAC files stored on a CD-R or CD-RW.
Quick-BrowZer: The unit's Quick-BrowZer feature allow you to search for a track on a CD or USB player/memory. When there are many items in one category, you can search for the
desired track quickly by using the Jump function which skips in steps of 10% of the total tracks listed in the current folder. Note: When entering the Quick-BrowZer mode, the
repeat/shuffle setting is canceled.
Zappin': You can search for a track on a CD or USB player/memory through the Zappin' feature. When the Zappin' feature is engaged, the unit will play a short sample of the track
(about 1 minute into the track), then skip to the next track. You can select the length of the sample: 6 seconds, 9 seconds, or 30 seconds.
Eject: The CD disc can be
ejected with the unit powered off. The CD player will automatically reinsert the
disc if the disc is ejected and left on the lip opening of the player for
15 seconds or more.
This unit is compatible with Sony UniLink CD/MP3 and MD changers. A maximum of 5 CD
changers, 5 CD/MP3 changers, or 5 MD changers may be connected to this receiver.
When connecting CD, CD/MP3 and MD changers, you may connect up to a total of 7
changers (but there must not be more than 5 of one type of changer) When
connecting more than one changer to this receiver, you must use the Sony XA-C40
USB Input: The receiver is equipped with a rear-mount Type-A USB input (on a 5' pigtail) for plugging in a USB Mass Storage Class device, or a compatible USB audio player. The head
unit can play music files stored on the USB device in MP3, WMA, or AAC formats. The head unit can recognize up to 128 folders with up to 500 tracks each when connected to a USB Mass Storage Device.
iPod Ready: The rear-mounted USB input can also be used to plug in, charge, and control an iPod via a single cable. This is the same cable that comes with the iPod (Type A
USB-to-iPod dock connector), or can be purchased separately (472USBCABL). Some older iPods are only compatible using the optional XA-110iP iPod adapter (158XA110IP). In Audio Mode, the iPod is
controlled by the head unit. You can switch the head unit to Passenger Mode and control the iPod directly using the iPod's controls. The receiver is compatible with the following iPods:
|Compatible iPods using USB
||Compatible iPods using optional XA-110iP
iPod 5th generation*
iPod nano (4th gen, 3rd gen, 2nd gen)
iPod touch (2nd gen, 1st gen)
iPhone (3G, 1st gen)
iPod 4th generation*
iPod nano (1st generation)*
*not compatible with Passenger Mode
Optional Auxiliary Input: You
can connect an additional auxiliary audio device (such as a portable digital memory player,
cassette, MiniDisc, or VCR) when used with the optional XA-300 UniLink Auxiliary
Input Adapter. The XA-300 uses the UniLink and Bus Audio inputs on the back of
the receiver, and allows you to connect an optional CD/MD changer in addition to
the auxiliary audio source.
Wireless Remote Control: The
head unit comes supplied with an IR wireless remote control (RM-X151) for easy
Wired Remote Compatibility: In addition to the supplied
wireless remote, the receiver can be controlled by an optional Sony wired marine
rotary commander. The optional marine remote is water resistant, so it is ideal
for use on boats, where a head unit needs to be kept dry, but you need to
control it from a damp remote location. The marine remote features a display
which shows source and mode information, satellite radio information, and CD
Mounting: The CDX-H910UI requires a rectangular cutout in the bulkhead
for inserting the chassis. Six screws (supplied) fasten the faceplate against
the mounting surface, and hold the waterproof gasket against the bulkhead. A
clear, self-adhesive template is supplied to assist you with the cutout and
drilling the screw holes. You can install the unit within 45-degrees of
Note: The receiver does not include a mounting sleeve or ISO-mount
screw holes to accommodate standard I-, J-, or E-sized automotive
Dimensions: The receiver has the following dimensions:
- Chassis Width: 7.097"
- Chassis Height: 2.019"
- Chassis Depth: 5.962"
- Nose Width: 7.767"
- Nose Height: 3.524"
- Nose Depth: 1.792"
Screw Hole Pattern: The faceplate has four mounting holes across the
top, above the chassis, and two holes below the chassis for securing the unit to
the bulkhead. The screw hole spacing is as follows:
- Top Row:
- Total Width: 6.003"
- Width Between Two Center Holes: 2.868"
- Width Between End Holes and Adjacent Center Holes: Left= 1.691",
- Bottom Row Width: 5.027"
- Height (Between Top and Bottom Rows): 2.554" and 2.61"