With your Sony XAV 601BT you can control smartphone features and apps directly from your receiver thanks to MirrorLink technology which brings command of select audio, video and navigation features directly to the receiver’s touchscreen display. Elevate your mobile experience with Bluetooth technology, SiriusXM compatibility Pandora app control, dual USB inputs and CD/DVD playback.
6.1” Touch Screen Display - The detachable, high-resolution TFT (WVGA) 6.1” touch screen display will inform and entertain you. Gesture command and on-screen touch buttons make everything easier to control and separate audio and video power supply circuits provide added clarity.
MirrorLink smartphone connectivity - MirrorLink technology offers seamless connectivity between smart phones and your XAV-601BT receiver. The technology is extremely simple to use: approved applications, content and controls are mirrored from the smartphone onto the receiver.
Pandora internet radio Control - Pandora is the leading internet radio service, giving people music they love anytime, anywhere, through personalized radio stations. The XAV-601BT provides complete access to your Pandora account using your iPhone, Android or Blackberry phones.
Telenav app control for iPhone - Simply connect your iPhone Telenav GPS app via USB input to the XAV-601BT and see directions on your receiver’s screen while hearing them over the car speakers. Telenav app control for iPhone available as of Aug 2012 via firmware update.
Dual USB 1-Wire Inputs - With dual USB 1-Wire inputs, you can connect, control and charge your iPod, Walkman player and other compatible USB devices with the rear USB input and connect your phone directly to the front panel’s USB input.
Integrated Bluetooth technology - Easily take calls and stream audio with the XAV-601BT receiver featuring Bluetooth technology. Connect to compatible devices and choose between hands free phone access, phonebook access, Pandora internet radio control5 or audio streaming.
Passenger App Control - Connect your iPhone or iPod Touch via the optional RC-202IPV cable to display compatible app content on the XAV-601BT receiver’s display and control the app directly from your iPhone or iPod Touch with passenger app control.
iPod and iPhone content playback - Playback audio/video from most iPod models via the RC-202IPV video cable (sold separately). Also view stored album artwork during audio playback on the screen of the XAV-601BT receiver.
Advanced Response User Interface - Select between 2D or 3D icons and screen visualizers and enjoy fast touch screen response when selecting sources, transitioning between menu screens and searching through your USB music content.
Plays DVDs/CDs and digital files - Multi-format playback lets you play MP3, WMA, AAC music files, JPEG’s or MP4 videos.
SiriusXM Satellite Radio Ready - The on-board SiriusXM connector simplifies satellite radio installation by eliminating compatibility issues and providing direct connection to the new platform of tuners.
Optional TomTom navigation control - Connect the optional TomTom XA-NV100T navigation for direct access to built in GPS control. TomTom is the only company to incorporate real world, real-time feedback, providing the most accurate maps available.
Firmware upgradable with USB input - Easily upgrade the XAV-601BT’s firmware. Use a PC to download updates from Sony support to a flash drive and load them on your receiver via the USB input.
Dynamic Color Illuminator - Match your radio’s illumination to complement your existing vehicle lighting components with the Dynamic Color Illuminator. With selectable Sound Synchronization, the timing of the color change is synchronized with the audio source.
Intuitive ZAPPIN search feature - Use the ZAPPIN feature can play 6, 15, or 30 second intro clips to help you find a specific song.
Advanced Sound Engine with EQ7 - The Advanced Sound Engine uses EQ7 equalizer, adjustable LPF/HPF crossovers, Listener Position calibration, Center Speaker Organizer, Rear Bass Enhancer, and Dynamic Loudness volume leveler to create an ideal in-car listening environment.
High-powered Expansion - Dial in the output for optimum sound using the internal 52W x 4 high power Dynamic Reality amplifier for your speakers or the 5 Volt front, rear and subwoofer RCA pre-amp outputs to feed an external amplifier.
Zone x Zone for rear seat playback - Zone by Zone control allows users to independently select between sources for the front seat passengers while enabling separate DVD playback for rear seat passengers when connected to additional rear seat video monitors (sold separately).
Auxiliary Audio/Video inputs - Two dedicated rear auxiliary AV inputs provide additional AV source playback and a connection for the Sony XA-800C rear view camera (sold separately) for visibility when backing up, especially with larger trucks or SUVs.
SensMe Music App - SensMe application can organize your music into playlists that perfectly match your mood, scene and location, making it easier to choose the music that fits the moment.
Digital Clarity Tuner with RDS - Sony receivers are known for exceptional tuning and we’ve made them even better with the new Digital Clarity Tuner. RDS enables artist and title information that accompany the FM broadcast to be displayed on the receiver.
The included hands-free microphone and integrated echo and noise canceling circuitry assure your conversations are clear while the RM-X271 wireless remote lets you control the basic functions of the XAV-601BT.