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
MP3/WMA Playback: The Sony CDX-GT260MP allows you to
playback CD-Rs or CD-RWs loaded with MP3/WMA songs (up to 320 kbps) recorded in
ISO 9660 level 1 or 2, Joliet/Romeo, or Multi-Session. The CDX-GT260MP can
support up 150 folders, and a combined 300 folders & files on a disc. The head
unit will also display song information for MP3/WMA music files (Joliet: up to
32 characters, Romeo: up to 64 characters).
Note: Not all MP3/WMA files may playback due to file
variations. Copyright protected ACC-LC files cannot be played back.
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
Repeat & Shuffle: The CDX-GT260MP offers Repeat (track/folder) &
Shuffle (All/folder) playback modes.
Off Insert/Eject: A CD disc can be inserted or ejected with
the power off. The CD player will automatically reinsert the disc if it's
ejected, but not removed for 20 seconds or more.
Auto Playback: The head unit will automatically begin disc
playback, when a disc is inserted with the receiver set to a different source or
Mounting Angle: For proper CD playback, this unit must be
mounted between 0 (horizontal) and 45 degrees
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.
Aux 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
True Fidelity Sound Construction: The Sony CDX-GT260MP AM/FM compact disc player features a newly developed
sound processor for less distortion, an S-MOSFET IC for smooth signal
transmission, and a large-sized high power capacitor for deep bass sound.
Dynamic Reality Amp: The CDX-GT260MP 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 CDX-GT260MP 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
CDX-GT260MP 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
CDX-GT260MP 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. The Off mode provides a flat response. The Custom
mode allows you to manually adjust the Low (60 Hz), Mid (1 kHz), &
High (10 kHz) frequencies from +/-10dB.
Loudness: This features reinforces bass & treble for clear
sound at low volume levels.
Switchable Rear/Subwoofer 2V Preamp Output: The Sony CDX-GT260MP is equipped with a switchable rear/subwoofer 2-volt
preamp output for connecting a full-range or subwoofer amplifier. When set to
rear, the preamp output can be faded; when set to subwoofer, the preamp output
is non-fading. The head unit also offers a phase adjustment (Norm/Rev), low-pass
crossover (80/100/120/140/160Hz), and independent volume control (+/-10) for the
subwoofer preamp output.
High-Pass Filter: The Sony
CDX-GT260MP offers an adjustable high-pass filter (80/100/120/140/160Hz) for the
front and rear speaker outputs of The head unit. This high-pass filter can be
Beep Tone: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to
confirm button operation. This function can be turned On or Off.
Digital Clarity Tuner: The Sony CDX-G260MP 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 each in band (FM 1-3,
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 CDX-GT260MP
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
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.
Detachable Face: The Sony CDX-GT260MP features
a detachable face for theft prevention. A face-fixing screw is supplied for
making the face non-detachable, if desired.
Note: 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 head unit's front-panel, the caution alarm will sound for a
few seconds. The alarm will only sound if the unit's built-in amplifier is used.
1-Line LCD Display: The Sony CDX-GT260MP features a
1-line LCD display for viewing radio & song information.
Motion Display: This feature shows moving patterns on the display when turned on.
Auto Scroll: This feature
allows long displayed items to scroll automatically across the display when the
track is changed on a disc.
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.
Dimmer: The CDX-GT260MP feature a dimmer mode to dim the
brightness of the display. You can choose from either "Dim On" or Dim Off".
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.
Demo Mode: The head unit's demo mode can be turned On or
Wireless Remote Control: The head unit comes supplied with an
IR wireless remote control (RM-X201) for easy operation. The included wireless
remote allows you to control the basic functions 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 to allow you
to keep your vehicle's radio steering wheel remote controls when used with the
optional PAC SWI-RC Steering Wheel Control Interface Adapter (541SWIRC,
sold separately); or the optional Metra ASWC Steering Wheel Control Interface
Note: Please consult the
Crutchfield Car Selector to see if your vehicle is compatible.