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S2 Sports® MP3 CD/radio boombox
Item # 158ZSH10CP | MFR # ZS-H10CP
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Our take on the Sony ZS-H10CP by Crutchfield's Ralph Graves
If you're on the go in the great outdoors, here's one CD boombox that can keep up the pace. Sony's ZS-H10CP features a rugged, durable case with water- and dust-resistant seals. The lid for the built-in CD player forms an airtight seal to keep it safe from the elements, while the sturdy handle doubles as a protective bar to shield the lid from falling items. Control knobs are large for easy operation even if you're wearing gloves.
In addition to regular CDs this boombox also plays MP3 CDs, so you can enjoy several dozen hours of music with just a couple of discs. The 'H10CP's built-in digital AM/FM tuner give you even more listening options. Whether you're listening to discs or radio, the 'H10CP delivers your music in full sound with deep, rich bass.
I'll give this five stars but the big test for me is yet to come this summer on the Lake Michigan beach. Love the controls, the aux input location, and the nice bassy bottom in the sound. Durability hasn't been challenged yet. And I have not yet used cd's...mostly an iPod guy.
jaykaysr, Chicago IL
What's in the Box:
- Sony ZS-H10CP Boombox
- AC-H10CP AC power adaptor (9VDC/900mA/Tip+) with attached 6' cord
- Operating instructions
- Limited warranty sheet
- plays audio CDs, CD-Rs & CD-RWs and MP3 & ATRAC3plus CDs
- program, random, and repeat play
- ESP2 skip protection
- digital tuner with 10 AM/20 FM presets
- water- and dust-resistant design
- Mega Bass sound enhancer
- two 4" bass reflex speakers
- 4.6W total power (2.3W x 2)
- AC adapter
- up to 45 hours playback with 6 "D" alkaline batteries (not included)
- 20-1/8"W x 9-5/8"H x 6-1/16"D
- weight: 14 lbs.
- warranty: 1 year parts, 90 days labor
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Sony ZS-H10CP Reviews
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Overview: The ZS-H10CP is a heavy duty CD boombox that is great for the jobsite, workshop or backyard. The rugged and durable design incorporates a water and dust resistant seal that protects the boombox from the elements. The boombox is also easy to carry because of its oversized handle.
Formats Accepted: The ZS-H10CP will play back CD, CD-R, CD-RW and MP3 files recorded onto a CD.
Note: Playback of DualDiscs is not guaranteed on this player due to the fact that the audio material on a DualDisc does not conform to the Compact Disc standard.
ID3 Tag: This unit conforms to versions 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4 of the ID3 tag format. When an MP3 file has ID3 tag information, the song title, artist name and album name can be displayed. ID3 tag information can be displayed with up to 15 characters.
Note: If the file does not have ID3 tag information, the file name appears instead of the song title, the folder name appears instead of the album name and "No Artist" appears instead of the artist name.
- Normal Play: Basic play back of tracks and MP3 files.
- Repeat Play: You can play tracks or MP3 files repeatedly in normal, shuffle or program mode.
- Shuffle Play: You can play tracks or MP3 files in a random order. You can also play MP3 files in a selected folder in random order (Folder Shuffle Play).
- Program Play: You can arrange the playing order of up to 15 tracks or MP3 files on a CD.
Digital AM/FM Tuner: This portable uses a digital AM/FM tuner. You can store up to 20 FM and 10 AM presets. You can select between Stereo or Mono using the Mode button on FM. You can search stations by manually selecting each station, station seek, or preset seek.
Note: The preset radio stations remain in memory even if you unplug the AC power or removed the batteries.
Audio-In: Allows you to easily connect your digital music player or other external audio source to the boombox.
Bass Reflex Design: Provides rich bass sound for better sound quality.
Mega Bass: This unit includes a Mega Bass feature to boost bass output even further. The Mega Bass feature may be turned on/off.
ESP2 Shock Protections: The shock protection helps prevent CDs from skipping.
Display Menu: 4 Line dot matrix LCD. Orange backlit background with black readout.
Water and Dust Resistant Design: High-impact housing with rubber gaskets, bushings and waterproof seals that help keep out water, moisture, dust and dirt.
Protective Safe Guard Bar: Protects and keeps boombox safe from falling debris.
Protective Speaker Guard: Protects the speakers from water, dust and punctures that otherwise may damage them.
Oversized Controls: Large controls allows you to operate the unit while wearing gloves.
Power Requirements: This unit can be operated using the supplied AC power adapter or six optional "D" batteries.
- Frequency Response: 20-20,000 Hz (+ or - 1dB)
- Wow and Flutter: Below measurable limit
- Digital to Analog Conversion: 1 Bit
- FM Presets: 20
- AM Presets: 10
- Tuning Options: Manual (step-by-step), station seek and preset seek
- FM Frequency Range: 87.5 - 108 MHz
- AM Frequency Range: 530 - 1710 kHz
- FM Output: Stereo or Mono
- Antenna System: AM - Built in ferrite bar antenna; FM - Telescopic Antenna
- Speakers: 2 full range 3.875" cone type woofers
- Power Output: 2.3 watts x 2 RMS at 3.2 Ohms, 1.0 THD
- Inputs: Audio In jack (stereo minijack) minimum input level 245mV
- Outputs: Headphone Jack (stereo minijack) for 16 to 68 Ohm impedance headphones
- Power Requirements: DC in 9V accepts supplied AC power adapter for use with 120V AC, 60Hz 9V DC, or 6 R20 (size D) batteries.
- Weight: 14 lbs
- CD playback: Approximately 6 hours using 6 R20 (size D) alkaline batteries
- Radio reception: Approximately 28 hours using 6 R20 (size D) alkaline batteries
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