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DVD receiver with free SiriusXM satellite radio tuner

Item # 158XAV200

Sony is always a smart choice in the home A/V world, with outstanding televisions, home theater receivers, and...

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Item # 158XAV200

About the Sony XAV-AX200SXM

Sony A/V performance in your dash

Sony is always a smart choice in the home A/V world, with outstanding televisions, home theater receivers, and other gear. Why not tap into the same expertise when you slide behind the wheel of your car? Sony's XAV-AX200SXM DVD receiver will upgrade the performance of your car audio system, while adding on some very cool connected features too. As a cool bonus, a SiriusXM tuner is included free with this receiver, so you can subscribe to enjoy everything satellite radio has to offer.

Sony A/V performance in your dash

Sony is always a smart choice in the home A/V world, with outstanding televisions, home theater receivers, and other gear. Why not tap into the same expertise when you slide behind the wheel of your car? Sony's XAV-AX200SXM DVD receiver will upgrade the performance of your car audio system, while adding on some very cool connected features too. As a cool bonus, a SiriusXM tuner is included free with this receiver, so you can subscribe to enjoy everything satellite radio has to offer.

Sony XAV-AX200

This Sony supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Sweet radio

Road warrior? SiriusXM offers music, news, talk, sports — you'll get the best variety, and without worrying about your smartphone's data plan. Once you subscribe, the included SiriusXM tuner will allow you to listen to your favorite stations all the way from Jacksonville to Junction City.

The SXV300V1 SiriusXM tuner plugs directly into this receiver. You'll also need an XM or SiriusXM subscription.  Satellite radio service is available only within the lower 48 states — not available in Hawaii or U.S. territories. Limited service is available in Alaska.

Smartphone compatibility that rules

I've reviewed a lot of receivers that promise smartphone compatibility, and this Sony truly offers top-of-the line features. You can plug your iPhone® or Android™ into this receiver and take charge of a variety of apps for navigation, music, and more from a pair of very cool interfaces.

  • Apple CarPlay™ — CarPlay is an iOS user's dream. Plug in your iPhone and you'll access a friendly iOS styled interface that lets you quickly jump into your music, podcasts, messages, streaming music and more. CarPlay's a no-brainer for me — it's simply a much safer and simpler way to use your phone in the car.

  • Android Auto — With Android Auto you'll enjoy a simple, safe, and easy-to-use interface that lets you stay focused on the road. Maps, music, communication, apps, and voice control are ready to roll when you plug in your compatible Android device.

Spotify and Pandora® control

If you're a streaming music services fan, you'll appreciate how you can control your Pandora and Spotify accounts from the receiver. Just connect your iPhone via USB or Bluetooth, or pair up your Android™ with Bluetooth and you're all set. If you're a Google Play Music subscriber, Android Auto lets you tap into millions of songs anywhere, anytime.

Bluetooth® wireless command

The XAV-AX200 is ready to roll with hands-free calling with your compatible phone, plus the ability to wirelessly stream and control music. Plus, with your compatible iPhone, you can take advantage of Siri Eyes Free functionality, using your voice to place calls, select music, hear notifications, add reminders — even compose and listen to text messages.

Awesome A/V

The receiver's LCD screen plays DVDs and other video content in bright, clear detail when you're parked. You can keep your passengers entertained by sending video from the receiver to a rear-seat screen — that sure helps to minimize wars in the back seat. And you can play it safe when you throw it into reverse by plugging in a rear-view camera. Two additional camera inputs cover other camera options.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?

This Sony has the ability to retain the steering wheel controls in many Japanese vehicles, but we recommend using a separate SWC adapter. In all other vehicles, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.


Product highlights:

    General Features:
    • DVD/CD receiver with internal amp (20 watts RMS CEA-2006/55 peak x 4 channels)
    • 6.4" TFT touchscreen
    • includes SiriusXM SXV300V1 tuner (satellite radio subscription required)
    • Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • selectable wallpaper backgrounds
    • fits double-DIN dash openings
    • remote control
    Smartphone Features (see Details for info on compatibility with specific smartphones and apps):
    • Apple CarPlay compatible
    • Android Auto compatible
    • iPhone control
    • playback and control of music files on compatible Android devices
    • Siri Hands Free compatible with compatible iPhones
    • Pandora and Spotify control with iPhone and Android
    Audio/video Features:
    • plays audio/video content from CDs, DVDs, and USB memory devices (see Details tab for full capabilities)
    • plays FLAC audio files (up to 96kHz/24-bit) from flash media
    • 10-band graphic equalizer with 12 preset EQ curves
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • DSO (Dynamic Stage Organizer) enhances audio output
    • works with SiriusXM SXV300 tuner — supports Tune Mix, Traffic & Weather Now, and Sports Flash features
    • inputs: rear USB port, three rear-view camera inputs
    • outputs: video output, 5-channel preamp outputs (4-volt front, rear, mono subwoofer)
    Other Information:
    • compatible with most factory steering wheel audio controls (adapter required)
    • CEA-2006 compliant
    • warranty: 1 year
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # XAVAX200SXM

    What's in the box:

    • Digital media receiver w/ 6.4" touchscreen monitor (10A fuse)
    • Wiring harness
    • 53" USB extension cable
    • Remote control (RM-X170)
    • CR2025 3V battery (installed in remote)
    • Microphone w/ bracket (attached 12' cable terminated by a right-angle mono-3.5mm connector)
    • SiriusXM Connect vehicle tuner (attached 25" cable terminated by a proprietary connector)
    • SiriusXM antenna (attached 23' cable terminated by a right-angle SMB connector)
    • Two-sided tape
    • 4 ISO-screws
    • Velcro-strap
    • Alcohol Prep Pad
    • AV Receiver Operating Instructions
    • SXV300 Connect Vehicle Tuner Installation Guide
    • SiriusXM Brochure and Channel Guide
    • Warranty Sheet

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    Features & specs

    AUX Input No
    Audio/video Input No
    USB Input Rear
    Backup Camera Input Yes
    Second Camera Input Yes
    CarPlay Yes
    Android Auto Yes
    Siri Control CarPlay only
    Alexa Voice Control
    Android Control Yes
    Memory Card Slot USB memory
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready Included SiriusXM Tuner
    HD Radio No
    Navigation Optional
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size No
    Nano No
    Touch No
    iPhone X/8+/8/7+/7/6S+/6S/6+/6/5S/5C/
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) 20 watts
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) 20 watts
    Peak Output 55 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 5-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs Yes
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs No
    Video Screen Yes
    Navigation App Compatible (iOS) Apple, Google, Waze (coming soon)
    Navigation App Compatible (Android) Google, Waze
    Preamp Voltage 4 volts
    Screen Size 6.4
    Display Color
    Key Button Color White
    EQ Bands 10
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Adapter required
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    FM Sensitivity 10 dBf
    European Tuning No
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System Yes
    File Playback
    Music File Playback MP3,WMA,AAC,FLAC,WAV
    High-res Playback FLAC (96kHz)
    The Sony XAV-AX200SXM replaces these items:

    Product Research

    Touchscreen & Remote Control
    Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    Built-in Bluetooth
    Disc & USB Playback
    SiriusXM + AM/FM Radio
    Audio & DSP Section
    Vide/Camera/NAV Connectivity

    Touchscreen & Remote Control

    6.4" Touchscreen w/ Gesture Control: The Sony XAV-AX200 DVD receiver is equipped with a 6.4" touchscreen with full-color display and responsive touch-sensitive control. The 6.4" touchscreen monitor has a resolution of 800 RGB x 480 (1,152,000 pixels). With Gesture Control, you can perform frequently-used operations by simply swiping your finger on the touchscreen monitor to the left, right, up, or down (Gesture control is not supported by CarPlay or Android Auto).

    • Wallpaper: You can choose between five color wallpapers (Purple, Blue, Green, Red, Black) for the background image of the unit's touchscreen monitor; or download a custom image from an inserted USB thumbdrive.
    • Picture EQ: You can select a picture quality mode suitable for the interior brightness of your vehicle. You can choose from Dynamic, Standard, Theater, or Custom. This feature is only available when the parking brake is engaged and DVD or USB video is the selected source.
    • Aspect Ratio: You can also change the screen's aspect ratio to suit your video content. You can choose from Normal, Zoom, Full, or Captions. This feature is only available when the parking brake is engaged and DVD or USB video is the selected source.
    • Dimmer: To change the brightness of the display you can set the Sony receiver to one of two dimmer modes; Dimmer Auto (dims the display automatically when you turn your vehicle's lights on), or Dimmer On (display always dim). You can adjust the dimmer level from -5 to +5.
    Note: To prevent the displaying of video while the vehicle is in motion, the light green wire in the supplied harness must be connected to the vehicle's parking brake detection circuit. Video can only be displayed when the vehicle's parking brake is engaged. While the vehicle is in motion (parking brake off), you can still enjoy CarPlay, Android Auto, & Bluetooth, as well as access audio adjustments.

    3-Way Rotary Dial: In addition to touchscreen control, the Sony head unit features a 3-way rotary dial and push-button control along the left side of the front-panel. The ergonomic rotary dial makes operation distraction-free. Turn it to control volume, or push the integrated button to launch sound control menus. Alternatively, hold the button to use voice commands.

    Remote Control: The Sony XAV-AX200 comes with an IR wireless remote control and supports compatibility with steering wheel remote adapters (sold separately).

    • IR Remote: The included IR remote (RM-X170) provides wireless control of the Sony receiver. The included wireless remote allows you to control the basic functions (not Bluetooth Phone) of the Sony head unit while keeping your eyes on the road.
    • SWC Input: This receiver is compatible with aftermarket steering wheel audio control adapters (sold separately) designed to retain your vehicles existing factory steering wheel controls (if equipped) once the factory radio is replaced with an aftermarket head unit. Its 3.5mm rear-panel mounted SWC input jack allows for simple connectivity (other hardwire connections may be required).

    Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    Android Auto: Thanks to Android Auto, you can connect your Android OS 5.0 (Lollipop) or later smartphone via a USB cable to the Sony receiver and operate many of the major functions of your Android phone through the Sony head unit's touchscreen. Get traffic information, lane guidance, and real-time navigation assistance from Google maps right from the Sony receiver. You can even send text messages, take calls, or check your voicemail through Android Auto and the Sony receiver. Android Auto also includes voice-recognition technology, so you can control everything just by speaking. Get directions, send messages, make calls, and control music while keeping your hands safely on the wheel.

    • Google Assistant: The Sony receiver enhances your Android Auto experience even more by incorporating Google Assistant using the head unit's external microphone and your car speakers for voice command and text-to-speech, which makes using Android Auto and all of its integrated applications fast, easy, and safe. You will need to press the "mic" button or say "OK Google" to activate the Google Assistant. Use the Google Assistant to make a call, send a message, reply to a message, get driving directions, or listen to music.
    • Google & Waze Maps: Use Google Maps to get where you're going with on-screen maps, voice-guided navigation, live traffic information, lane guidance, and more. Select your destination by using the head unit's touchscreen or just say where you want to go through the unit's external mic and Google Speech Technology. You can even listen to music from your Android Auto device or other connected source device while using Google Maps. If you prefer, you can switch over to a simpler version of the community-based Waze navigation app (version 4.27 or higher).
    • Phone & SMS: With Android Auto you get access to your contacts and messages through the Sony receiver while keeping your eyes on the road. Use the unit's external mic and Google Speech Technology to make a phone call, or have your text-messages read aloud to you while you concentrate on the road ahead; you can even reply to texts via voice command.
    • Music: Access your Android smartphone's music library through the Sony receiver via Google Play Music. You'll be able to browse music like you do on your smartphone with song/artist information display and album art. Use the receiver's touchscreen to select songs or just say what song you want to listen to through the head unit's external mic and Google Speech Technology. You also get access to online music and internet radio stations from Amazon Music Pandora, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Slacker Radio, & Tune-In. Music apps include song and station browsing, plus song/artist information and album art or station logo.
    • Android smartphones with a USB Type-C connector (including the Pixel) may not function without appropriate USB Type-A to USB Type-C cable.
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone cannot be used while Android Auto is being used with a connected Android smartphone. However, you can stream Bluetooth audio while using Android Auto's Google Maps.
    • Use a USB cable that is under 6' long and avoid using any extension cable other than the one attached to the rear chassis.
    • Click here to learn more about Android Auto and to see what latest smartphones are compatible.

    Apple CarPlay: Use all your essential iPhone functions on the road, with Apple CarPlay and your iPhone 5 or newer (running iOS 7.1 or higher). Connect your phone via an Apple-certified Lightning-to-USB cable, and you'll see a familiar interface displayed clearly on the Sony receiver's touchscreen. Simply tap the icons to take calls, check voicemails and text messages, or bring up maps. And of course, listen to your favorite songs using iTunes, Apple Music, or select music apps. Apple CarPlay even lets you talk to Siri to control everything using voice commands. You can dictate text messages, control music playback, or get directions, without ever taking your eyes off the road.

    • Maps: The power and simplicity of Apple Maps comes to your dashboard; complete with turn-by-turn direction, traffic conditions, and estimated travel time. You can enter a new destination or choose a favorite or recent destination using the head unit's touchscreen or by simply asking Siri. CarPlay can also predict where you most likely want to go using addresses from your email, text messages, contacts, and calendars. If you have iOS 12.0 or newer on your iPhone with the latest version of Google Maps or Waze (coming soon), you can choose to navigate via Google Maps or Waze instead of CarPlay. Google Maps and Waze do not support Siri voice control, but will have there own proprietary voice control function which has to be accessed through a touchscreen icon on the receiver.
    • Phone & Messages: You'll be able to make calls, return missed calls, and listen to voicemails through the Sony receiver. Siri can also help you do all these things. In addition, Siri can send, read, and reply to your text messages for you; so you never have to look at your iPhone while driving.
    • Music Library: Access your artists, song, playlists, and iTunes Radio on your iPhone using the Sony receiver's touchscreen. Or, just tell Siri what you'd like to listen to. The head unit's touchscreen will display song/artist information, as well as album art in the background.
    • Apps: CarPlay also supports additional audio apps that you've downloaded to your iPhone for enjoying music, radio, sports, news, podcasts, & audiobooks. Control them from the head unit's touchscreen just like you would from your iPhone. Current supported apps include (fees may apply):
    • Apple CarPlay is compatible with iPhone 5 or newer running the latest iOS version.
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone cannot be used while Apple CarPlay is being used with a connected iPhone. However, you can stream Bluetooth audio while using Apple CarPlay Maps.

    Smartphone Charging: The Sony receiver's USB connection provides 1.5A of current to power and charge your connected iPhone or Android smartphone device when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position. If your iPhone or Android device has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it.

    USB Extension Note: The Sony XAV-AX200's USB port is attached to the rear-chassis via a 7" cable and comes with a 53" USB extension cable. Only use the included USB extension cable with an Apple certified Lightning-to-USB or Android-compliant USB cable when connecting your iPhone or Android device for CarPlay or AndroidAuto. Do not use any other USB extension cable and do not use 3rd party Lightning-to-USB or USB cables that are not Apple certified or Android compliant. Using other types of cables can result in CarPlay or Android Auto malfunction.

    Built-in Bluetooth

    Bluetooth 2.1: The Sony XAV-AX200 is equipped with built-in Bluetooth 2.1, allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles:

    • Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.6 (Hands Free Profile), PBAB 1.1 (Phone Book Access Profile).
    • Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), AVRCP 1.5 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
    Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Sony XAV-AX200. Please visit Sony eSupport for a complete list of compatible Bluetooth enabled phones.

    Simple Secure Pairing: With Secure Simple Pairing (SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the Sony XAV-AX200 without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings. This unit can only be paired and connected with one Bluetooth device at a time.

    Hands-Free Communication (w/ External Mic): The Sony XAV-AX200 supports Bluetooth hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone. Bluetooth hands-free communication helps to minimize distraction while driving by allowing you to control your mobile phone from the head unit, so you don't have to touch your mobile phone. The controls of the XAV-AX200 can be used to dial a number, answer an in-coming call, or end a call. The unit also features an external microphone (featuring adjustable gain), so you can carry on your side of the conversation while listening to the caller through your vehicles speakers. And thanks to the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with wideband speech capability, the XAV-AX200 provides more natural sound quality and details during wireless calls.

    • Answering Calls: Incoming calls can be answered manually or automatically through the Sony head unit, while the ring tone is output from your car speakers and the caller's name or phone number is displayed on the head unit's touchscreen. Incoming calls can also be rejected if desired.
    • Dialing a Number: Using the XAV-AX200, you can dial a phone number in a variety of ways.
      • Entering Phone #: Allows you to manually dial a phone number using the unit's touchscreen keypad.
      • Preset Dial: You can store up to 6 contacts in the preset dial for quick dialing from the unit's touchscreen.
      • Phone Book: You can transfer up to 1,000 contacts from your phone's phonebook and store them in the head unit for easy access using the unit's touchscreen monitor.
      • Call History: The unit will store the last 20 calls, allowing you to select a previous phone number quickly from the list.
      • Redial: Use this feature to easily redial the last number you called.
    • Phone Call Adjustments: During a conversation, you can adjust the ringtone volume, adjust the caller's voice volume level, adjust the microphone gain level, as well as switch between the Hands-Free Mode and the Hands-Held Mode (talking directly on your cell phone).

    Wireless Audio Streaming (w/ Metadata Display): The Sony XAV-AX200 also supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. You can stream stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled device to the XAV-AX200. When an incoming call or outgoing call is in progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be paused so you can take your call. Once the call is finished, your streaming music will resume.

    • Music Control: You'll be able to control basic playback functions; such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track, Fast-Forward/Reverse, and Shuffle/Repeat. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to control advanced music browsing functions.
    • Song/Artist Info: The head unit will also display your music's song/artist information; such as Artist name, Song title, and Album title (no album art).

    Disc & USB Playback

    Compatible Discs: The Sony XAV-AX200 has a front loading disc slot to make loading discs easier, because there is no panel to slide or fold-down. The Sony XAV-AX200 supports playback of DVD-Video and CD-Audio discs only. It does not support playback of DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, or CD-R/RW discs.

    USB MSC (Mass Storage Class) Playback: The Sony XAV-AX200 features a rear-panel USB (type-A) port that is attached to the rear chassis via a 7" cable and comes with a 53" USB extension cable. The head unit supports connection of a USB MSC (mass storage class) device, like a thumbdrive or portable digital audio player. You'll be able to playback a variety of audio, video, and photo files on your compatible USB MSC device through the Sony receiver, as well as control playback and view song/artist information with album art. USB MSC devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the receiver's USB port (max. 1.5A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On. See chart below for compatible files -

    File System FAT 12/16/32
    Playable File Types Audio MP3: sampling frequency of 32-48kHz with bit rate of 48-320kbps
    WMA: sampling frequency of 44.1kHz with bit rate of 48-192kbps
    AAC: sampling frequency of 8-48kHz with bit rate of 40-320kbps
    WAV: sampling frequency of 8-48kHz with bit depth of 16/24-bits
    FLAC: sampling frequency of 8-96kHz with bit depth of 8/12/16/24-bits
    Video Xvid: max resolution of 720 x 576 with max frame rate of 30fps
    MPEG-4: max resolution of 720 x 576 with max frame rate of 30fps
    WMV: max resolution of 720 x 576 with max frame rate of 30fps
    max resolution of 720 x 576 with max frame rate of 30fps
    FLV: max resolution of 720 x 480 with max frame rate of 30fps
    Photo JPEG: 6,048 x 4,032 (24,000,000 pixels)
    Maximum # of Folders/Files 256 folders/2,000 files
    Tags ID3 (version 1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA, & AAC tags + Album Art
    Note: This unit's USB port does not support connection of a USB hub or USB card-reader.

    Playback & Search Functions: You can use the head unit's touchscreen monitor to search folders and audio/video/picture files stored on a USB device. You'll also be able to operate basic playback functions; such as Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Rewind, and Previous/Next Track from the unit's touchscreen for both DVD/CD and USB. From the included remote you can access tracks on a USB device directly.

    Off Eject + Audio Reload: A disc can be ejected with the power off. The DVD receiver will automatically reinsert the disc if it's ejected, but not removed for 15 seconds or more

    SiriusXM + AM/FM Radio

    SiriusXM-Ready: The Sony XAV-AX200 is SiriusXM-Ready and come with the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (SXV300V1). The SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner supports SiriusXM programming with access to 175+ SiriusXM channels via subscription; check out the most popular SiriusXM subscription packages here. Additional features of the SiriusXM Connect tuner include -

    • Channel list displays a list of all available channels
    • Category Search searches for channels in a certain category
    • Displayed Information such as Channel Name, Artist Name, & Song Title can be viewed on the head unit's LCD touchscreen
    • Up to 18 SiriusXM Satellite Radio station presets
    • Channels containing unsuitable content for children can be blocked
    Note: A separate SiriusXM Satellite Radio subscription is required (operates on the XM Network). However, you can easily add this SiriusXM tuner to an existing Sirius or XM account for a Multi-Radio Discount Plan.

    Digital Clarity Tuner w/ RDS: The Sony XAV-AX200 is equipped with a Digital Clarity Tuner for clear AM/FM stereo sound with digital processing technology. The radio features 5 memory bands to store and receive AM/FM stations. You can store up to 6 presets each in FM1, FM2, FM3, AM1 and AM2 (total: 18 FM/12 AM). Preset tuning can be done manually or automatically.

    • BSM (Best Station Memory): BSM (Best Tuning Memory) selects stations with the best signals within the selected band and stores them in order of their frequency. You can select from FM1, FM2, FM3, AM1, and AM2.
    • RDS: FM stations with Radio Data System (RDS) service send inaudible digital information along with the regular radio program signal. Radio Data System (RDS) displays radio broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to compatible FM stations.

    Audio & DSP Section

    Dynamic Reality Amp 2: The Dynamic Reality Amp 2 gives you 20W (RMS) x 4ch / 55W (Peak) x 4ch of power, so you can play music as loudly or softly as you like with clarity and detail. The amp has 47% less internal resistance than conventional units, for increased output and clear, natural sound at any volume.

    • Continuous Power Output: 20 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
    • Peak Power Output: 55 watts x 4-channels (220 total watts)
    Note: The power specifications for the Sony XAV-AX200 are compliant with the CTA2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). These standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and between manufacturers.

    5ch/4V Preouts+ Subwoofer Control: The XAV-AX200 contains five 4-volt RCA preouts; a front channel pair, rear channel pair, and mono-subwoofer channel. The front and rear channel preouts can be faded, while the subwoofer preout is non-fading. You can adjust the subwoofer preout's volume level (-10 to +10) independently from the head unit's volume control. You can also select the phase of the subwoofer output from Normal or Reverse.

    Low-Pass & High-Pass Filter: The unit's subwoofer preout features a low pass filter with a selectable cut-off frequency of 50Hz, 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, or 120Hz. The front & rear speaker high-level and low-level outputs offer a selectable high-pass crossover frequency of 50Hz, 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, or Off.

    10-Band EQ: You can select from a variety of preset EQ curves. Select from R&B, Rock, Pop, Dance, Hip-Hop, Electronica, Jazz, Soul, Country, Custom, & Off. The Custom EQ preset mode allows you to tailor the sound to your personal preference with its 10-band graphic equalizer. Cut and boost ten different frequencies (32, 63, 125, 250, 500, 1k, 2k, 4k, 8k, 16k Hz) from -10 to +10 for unlimited sound sculpting options.

    Dynamic Stage Organizer (DSO): Sound waves are directional, so if your speakers are in your doors or under your dash, the audio may seem muddy or unclear. Dynamic Stage Organizer (DSO) adjusts the signal, improving the stereo positioning so music sounds like it's coming from the dashboard

    ExtraBass: Activate ExtraBass at the touch of a button for an instant, low-end boost. Unlike conventional bass boosters, ExtraBass minimizes distortion at all volume levels by automatically adjusting frequency and gain to their optimal positions.

    Beep Tone: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation (only when using the receiver's built-in amp). This function can be turned On or Off.

    Video/Camera/NAV Connectivity

    Video Output: A single RCA composite video-output jack allows you to an add external monitor, such as rear headrest or overhead monitor (sold separately). The video output can display a DVD or USB video signal when its selected as the receiver's source, regardless if the vehicle's parking brake is engaged or not. The Video Output does not support CarPlay or Android Auto.

    Note: This unit is not equipped with an AV or Aux input.

    3-Camera Inputs: The Sony XAV-AX200 is equipped with three composite video camera inputs to connect rear-, front-, and side-view cameras. You can toggle between the camera inputs. The rear camera input also offers auto-switching when your vehicle is put into reverse gear. The rear camera input also offers parking guide lines to assist you when backing up into a parking space.

    • Parking Guide Lines: When a backup camera is connected and you are viewing a rearview image, parking guide lines appear on-screen making parking easy and safer. There are three color-coded horizontal guidelines. The parking guide lines can be customized to fit your type of vehicle better.
    • Auto-Switching: When your vehicle's shift lever is in the reverse position, the screen automatically switches to the rear view camera input; the purple/white wire of the included harness must be connected to the vehicle's reverse lamp circuit for automatic video switching. Automatic video switching takes approximately 1.1 seconds. You can also manually select the rearview camera input from the head units touchscreen.
    Note: The rearview camera feature is meant as a backup aid only; never solely rely on the rearview camera when backing up. In addition to using the rearview camera, always look behind you to make sure everything is clear when backing up your vehicle.

    Navigation Ready: The XAV-AX200 supports Sony's add-On GPS navigation module (158XANV400, sold separately) through its rear-panel proprietary multi-pin port labeled "EXT". The XA-NV400 add-on GPS navigation module is powered by TomTom.

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    Customer Q&A

    31 questions already asked

    Can I set the radio tuner as the default screen? I'm usually just listening to the radio and would like the convenience like the stock radio's pushbuttons. I use cd sometimes and other things but usually just the tuner
    [ Jose  Jun 12, 2019 ]
    1 answer
    If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. 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.
    [ Krissy  Jun 26, 2019 ]  Staff
    Where do you plug in your phone on the Sony XAV-AX200SXM for apple car play?
    [ Ollie  Jun 10, 2019 ]
    6 answers
    There is a usb plug on unit. I bought a longer cable and removed one of my cigarette power ports and mounted usb plug so it looks factory.
    [ Matthew  Jun 18, 2019 ]
    There is a USB cord cable that comes from the rear of the head unit. You'll have to run it to a place you can access with your Apple cord.
    [ KEITH M  Jun 18, 2019 ]
    There is a USB connection on the back of the unit. I can't remember if the radio comes with a pigtail or I bought one separately, but I mounted it on the dash.
    [ Andrew  Jun 18, 2019 ]
    There is a USB cord from back of Sony, route it from behind unit to a convenient location to attach to phone. Controls are very user friendly on Sony with car play, works with music, maps hands free.
    [ Stephen  Jun 18, 2019 ]
    There is a USB jack on the back of the unit, it comes with an extension cable so you can run it to where you want it.
    [ SOPHAL  Jun 18, 2019 ]
    There is a usb cable that plugs into the back of the head unit. You fish this cable out to a convenient area, and plug your lightning cable into it.
    [ Edvin  Jun 18, 2019 ]
    When I had this installed it would power on and off with the ignition and I never needed to press the power button. I recently had some work done on my engine that was unrelated to the unit and it no longer powers on or off when I turn the key. How can I restore the auto start/stop?
    [ Lee  May 30, 2019 ]
    2 answers
    I also have this unit in my truck. I couldnt find any option that would turn off the unit. if it has power it would be on, but the display could be off. So when you have to turn it on, does the Sony logo display and it has to go through boot up sequence? or does the display turn on once you push the power button? if it is booting it would lead me to believe something happened to the wiring. if the display is turning on when you push the button this could be related to either: 1. Dimmer option is set to ON (page 16 of the manual) General settings > Dimmer 2. Monitor OFF function is activated. (page 6,7 of the manual) Remote control - Monitor Off push volume button - monitor off you can find the manual on sony's site. The only other thing that i could think of would be if you tried resetting the unit back to factory defaults? to see if that has any affect. Also if you had done a firmware upgrade on the unit? I had the 1.00.1 version before and i updated to the 1.03.00 a few months ago. it had a lot of improvements and I see today that there is a 1.04.00 version now that was release just yesterday. hope some of this info helps.
    [ Douglas  May 31, 2019 ]
    I will suggest you to check the fuse, the radio has to power supply from your car one gets power for your radio data and the other one from the engine, probably the fuse is burn, check your owners manual, to find where is the fuse panel in your car, good luck ??
    [ Carlos  May 30, 2019 ]
    Does the Sony xav200 have support for idata-link connection or is the idata-link support only available on the xav210?
    [ Roddy217  May 19, 2019 ]
    1 answer
    So sorry hear you're displeased with your purchase, Jeremy. If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. 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.
    [ Jess  Jun 02, 2019 ]  Staff
    I have this unit for a 2015 Toyota Highlander. What are all of the steering wheel controls that will work with this unit?
    [ Kevin  Jul 02, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    The ability to retain steering wheel controls with aftermarket receivers will be determined by the receiver you are using and the vehicle you have. For full information on this type of integration (including the parts you will need) please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat.
    [ Krissy  Jul 07, 2018 ]  Staff
    Will this radio tie into factory volume adjusters located on the steering wheel of a 2012 F250?
    [ Jon  Jun 24, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    I don't know about your Ford but all of my streering wheel controls work perfectly. Love this unit, Android auto is the best.
    [ Alan  Jun 25, 2018 ]
    The kit I received allowed steering wheel controls for my Toyota 4Runner to work. I'm sure there's a kit for Ford.
    [ Danny  Jun 25, 2018 ]
    it can be tie to your car steering wheel, but you need to buy the car adapter for your car!! I have a Toyota Tundra and I have the adapter, this car stereo is the best!!
    [ Carlos  Jun 24, 2018 ]
    Does the XM tuner support replay functionality? My current head unit allows replaying/"rewind" of up to 30 minutes of XM programming, does this model have something similar?
    [ Travis Diener  Jun 04, 2018 ]
    4 answers
    No, this unit does not have that functionality.
    [ lee  Jun 11, 2018 ]
    I have not tried that, so I really don't know
    [ ROBERT K  Jun 11, 2018 ]
    No, the starmate was one of the few recievers that had that, this uses the xm runner and is live stream only
    [ karl  Jun 11, 2018 ]
    I do not know as we don't use XM
    [ Shobhana  Jun 10, 2018 ]
    Does this unit have navigation?
    [ joe  Jun 01, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    "compatible with optional XA-NV400 navigation module" so with an add-on module you can get navigation ... or just use google maps or similar application through you phone and/or android auto (which is what my wife does)
    [ Anthony  Jun 01, 2018 ]
    No. Only through Android Auto or Apply Carplay
    [ Matt  Jun 01, 2018 ]
    Only if you use android auto or apple carplay. I'm using android auto and it works great. Very happy with this unit.
    [ Frank  Jun 01, 2018 ]
    Does this stereo allow DVD playback while driving? (For passengers sake. I am aware of the safety risks)
    [ Benjamin David  Apr 04, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    It's set up to not allow you to do that . But I have seen online that you can by-pass it by wiring it different
    [ aaron  Apr 05, 2018 ]
    The system does allow for DVD playback but only DVDs. It does not recognize BluRay discs.
    [ JESSE  Apr 04, 2018 ]
    I have the Sony XAV-AX200SXM and the DVD player will not display the video while in park is there a hook up problem or a defect?
    [ Jono357  Mar 25, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. 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.
    [ Krissy  Apr 04, 2018 ]  Staff
    Do I use any of my existing XM radio tuner with this unit?
    [ Borgluvr  Mar 18, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    Thisnunit came with a new SXM tuner included in the box. Other than that I'm not sure.
    [ KEITH M  Mar 18, 2018 ]
    It comes with an XM antenna already... maybe not?
    [ Thomas  Mar 18, 2018 ]
    Yes I did. You will have to unclip the yellow housing around the sat. radio antenna and secure it into the sat interface with the head unit.
    [ Michael  Mar 18, 2018 ]
    Does the Sirius XM tuner need extra wiring when installing? The wiring package mentions it doesn't work with satellite radio.
    [ Dan  Mar 12, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    No, all the wire needed for installing the antenna and tuner are included in the box.
    [ Corey  Mar 12, 2018 ]
    No, it comes with satellite radio and plugs right in. I ordered the wiring harness that Crutchfield pre-wired for my Mazda 3 and everything was perfect.
    [ Alan  Mar 12, 2018 ]
    It requires the SXV300V1 tuner, however crutchfield sells the unit with the tuner as of March of 2018. Everything you need is included.
    [ Joshua  Mar 12, 2018 ]
    Will the unit connect to two phones at the same time? One for music and the other for calls?
    [ Jason  Feb 26, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    I have the unit installed i do not use it in this way in Car Play mode (phone plugged in as an accessory) the music will shut off for the Call to function
    [ Robert  Feb 26, 2018 ]
    No one phone at a time
    [ Donald  Feb 26, 2018 ]
    Sony XAV-AX200SXM Connects with iphone x 11.2.5 ?
    [ Miguel  Feb 23, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    Yes it works very well and a great radio too
    [ ROBERT K  Feb 28, 2018 ]
    Connects with my iPhone 7
    [ matthew  Feb 28, 2018 ]
    Yes - my 6s is at 11.2.5 and no issues whatsoever.
    [ STEVEN  Feb 28, 2018 ]
    Will it fit in a 2002 Ford F-250 dash?
    [ New Redguitar  Feb 22, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    You can check to see if this will fit your vehicle by using our Outfit My Car tool: For additional details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle.
    [ Krissy  Feb 28, 2018 ]  Staff
    My '07 Maxima has a thermometer with the temp displayed on the factory stereo. Will there be a way to display the temp on this monitor?
    [ Janee  Jan 17, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    As far as I know you can't. I haven't seen anything in the settings or anywhere to suggest you can. However you can use Android auto or Siri to look up the weather.
    [ Jonathan  Jan 17, 2018 ]
    Can the radio connect to headrest monitors?
    [ Stephanie  Dec 28, 2017 ]
    1 answer
    You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your factory system. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and see if this will integrate. If it does not, then they will also be able to discuss other options with you.
    [ Krissy  Dec 30, 2017 ]  Staff
    On Nov. 15 2017, Judson asked about the back-up camera. Part of Ryan's response mentioned auto-switching. Please clarify this function. If my vehicle is not in reverse and I select one of the two camera inputs (not the back-up camera), then put my transmission in reverse, will the back-up camera input automatically override the first input I selected? Then, when I move the transmission out of reverse into a different gear so that the back-up camera turns off, will the display automatically switch back to the first camera input I selected? In other words, will I be able to switch between camera views by simply shifting into, then out of, reverse?
    [ Mark  Dec 27, 2017 ]
    3 answers
    I never got the chance to test that ability out. However as smart as I have found these radios to be if wired correctly I believe the reverse will over ride the other other and switch back.
    [ Carl  Jan 05, 2018 ]
    If the purple/white wire of the included Sony harness is connected to your vehicle's reverse lamp circuit then the head unit will automatically switch to the backup camera input whenever you put your vehicle in reverse. It will then switch back to whatever input you had selected once the vehicle is no longer in reverse gear. You can also manually select the camera input(s) from the head units touchscreen at anytime. For more details or to discuss further, please contact an Advisor directly by phone (888.955.6000) or online chat. Thanks! :)
    [ Larry  Jan 01, 2018 ]  Staff
    I cannot really answer this yet as I have not received my Sony. However, I think this is a function of the camera and the way the system is wired.
    [ Carl  Dec 28, 2017 ]
    2009 Enclave. One more question, Can I use my existing factory microphone for phone and voice recognition?
    [ Jweidt  Dec 26, 2017 ]
    2 answers
    I think if you can find the mic connection it should plug in and work just fine I used mine from a different radio and it is fine.
    [ ROBERT K  Dec 27, 2017 ]
    I couldn't figure out how to do it. It was easier to use the one that came with the stereo.
    [ Ryan Patrick  Dec 26, 2017 ]
    2009 Buick Enclave. Can this unit use my existing backup camera and XM antenna?
    [ Jweidt  Dec 26, 2017 ]
    2 answers
    If your existing camera has an rca connector end it will work ... as far as the Xm antenna mine worked I had to remove the factory plastic cover to reveal the antenna end they also may make an adapter
    [ matthew  Jan 01, 2018 ]
    Yes. I had to remove the clip from the end of the existing XM antenna cable before it would connect. The folks at Crutchfield can create your wiring harness to work with your existing camera.
    [ Bob  Dec 26, 2017 ]
    Is there a way to hook in my existing Sony CD Changer?
    [ Troy  Dec 12, 2017 ]
    3 answers
    Not to my knowledge, but there are more ways to get music into this system than I will ever need. Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth streaming, built-in cd...
    [ James  Dec 12, 2017 ]
    Doubtful unless the cd changer connection is usb...and even then not sure. The RCA connectors are for output, not input. A suggestion: I bought a 130gb sony walkman (nw-a35) that is both Bluetooth and FLAC capable...streams FLAC files just fine (actually prefer this over a usb drive because the Walkman handles the library better than the radio does.
    [ Michael  Dec 12, 2017 ]
    No Aux input ports. So no you can't
    [ Donald  Dec 12, 2017 ]
    Does this unit really not play a cd-r disc? I have tons of cd-r's as backups of my collection and also self made mp3 discs, which may be a deal breaker for this otherwise awesome receiver.
    [ DAVID  Dec 04, 2017 ]
    2 answers
    If it's done under the correct format I'm sure it will. I use mostly Bluetooth and aux in cable
    [ Trevor  Dec 05, 2017 ]
    It plays cd's. The slot is right above the screen
    [ Trevor  Dec 04, 2017 ]
    Can I get a backup camera with this unit?
    [ Judson  Nov 15, 2017 ]
    1 answer
    Absolutely! "The Sony XAV-AX200 is equipped with three composite video camera inputs to connect rear-, front-, and side-view cameras. You can toggle between the camera inputs. The rear camera input also offers auto-switching when your vehicle is put into reverse gear. The rear camera input also offers parking guide lines to assist you when backing up into a parking space." You will find this information, and more,by clicking the "Details" tab on the stereo's main webpage and scrolling down below the "Features & Specs" table. I hope that helps. My Bio:
    [ Ryan  Nov 18, 2017 ]  Staff
    Does the CarPlay hook up charge your Iphone?
    [ Bill  Nov 14, 2017 ]
    3 answers
    [ Thorn  Nov 20, 2017 ]
    NO, I need dash mount kit for radio the one sent is wrong. 95 to 2001received and need kit for 2006 Cadilac Escalade
    [ Earlene  Nov 20, 2017 ]
    [ Thorn  Nov 20, 2017 ]
    I have the Sony XAV-AX100 installed in my 2008 Mazda CX7 (with Bose). Can I use the existing wiring and mounting brackets that I have for the XAV-AX100 on the XAV-AX200 or would I have to purchase a different installation kit?
    [ Brad  Nov 14, 2017 ]
    1 answer
    There are both considered to be the standard "double DIN" chassis size so, yes, each would use the same dash mount kit an integration harness when installed in the same vehicle.
    [ Ryan  Nov 16, 2017 ]  Staff
    Do you have to connect a cable to have apple CarPlay or is wireless?
    [ Nathan  Nov 11, 2017 ]
    2 answers
    You have to use standard cable that came with your phone. It's not wireless however you can stream music from your phone using Bluetooth
    [ Donald  Dec 12, 2017 ]
    You have to use a cable.
    [ Thorn  Nov 20, 2017 ]
    Is there an aux input? Am I able to retain the factory aux in a 2009 corolla with 6 speakers non jbl?
    [ Huy  Oct 23, 2017 ]
    1 answer
    The Sony XAV-AX200SXM does not offer an auxiliary AV or aux audio input so, no the factory aux input cannot be retained with this stereo.
    [ Ryan  Oct 25, 2017 ]  Staff
    Can a 8" subwoofer be connected directly to the radio without an amplifier?
    [ MattC  Oct 23, 2017 ]
    1 answer
    No. An aftermarket subwoofer will need an external amp to power it properly. The Sony XAV-AX200SXM does feature a dedicated subwoofer pre-amp output for providing the bass frequencies to a subwoofer amp.
    [ Ryan  Oct 25, 2017 ]  Staff
    Mine is refusing to take in a CD. CD goes half-way in and then gets stuck. Is there a way to reset?
    [ Mike L  Oct 20, 2017 ]
    1 answer
    If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. 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, or try our online support center:
    [ Krissy  Oct 21, 2017 ]  Staff

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