- Digital Tuner
- Cassette Deck
- Sleep Timer
Sony CFDS350 Portable CD Radio Cassette Recorder Boombox Speaker System (Silver)
- Portable boombox with CD player, cassette deck, and digital AM/FM tuner
- Compatible with audio CD, CD-R, and CD-RW formats
- Wide Stage convex speakers provide rich bass and crisp highs
- 20-track programming, shuffle and repeat modes, and synchro CD/cassette dubbing
- Includes slim 10-key remote control; measures 16.3 x 6.45 x 10.12 inches (W x H x D)
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The built in "Wide Stage" convex speakers offer rich bass and crisp highs, giving you dynamic sound at your next backyard party or beach outing. A clear LCD display makes it easy to control CD, radio and cassette functions. With 20-track RMS programming, you can play your CD music in the order you choose, and there are shuffle and repeat modes, as well. Meanwhile, synchronized CD/cassette dubbing makes it easy to make mix tapes of your favorite tunes. Lastly, a slim 10-key remote control lets you control the unit from afar.
What's in the Box
CFD-S350 CD radio cassette recorder, AC power cord, remote control.
Top Customer Reviews
We are well into our second year of this routine and this CD player has performed flawlessly. We don't let him have original CDs but rather burn the two tracks he listens to over and over to a special CD and let him have it. He has worn out several CDs through scratching and smudging but this CD player keeps going and going.
And, that's another plus, this player will play a CD that is very smudged and scratched.
We were so impressed with this unit that we bought a second one. It has been used extensively and still works like new.
I've occasionally used the radio function and have found that it pulls in stations very well.
My only complaint is that I found the controls confusing. I wish the symbols on the buttons were actually a contrasting color, not just impressions molded into plastic which are very difficult if not impossible to see in low light. Of course, if you use yours every day you'll probably get all your favorite functions down my memory before long.
It only has two speakers that are about 4 inches, so don't expect rumbling bass. In fact, you could probably easily find a CD boombox that sounds better, but probably not at this price point, and when it comes to sheer durability I don't know how this unit can be beat.
I like it because it's small enough to fit on my desk comfortably and it can be carried easily. The handle lays down flat when you don't need it. The antenna folds away nicely under the handle when the radio isn't in use. The earphone jack is placed nicely on top and you don't have to go hunting for it. The power and the sleep buttons are conveniently placed side by side by themselves so you don't accidentally hit them and turn the player/radio off. All in all I like the placement of the buttons, someone put a lot of thought into the placement and use of the buttons when designing this nice little machine.
The LCD display is easy to read, it has larger than average letters and numbers. If you didn't have instructions for this unit you can almost figure it out without them. It's very intuitive and user friendly.
The remote is not too small or too large, and the buttons are a good size, not too small to press easily and not too close together. They're also very clearly labeled so you know which buttons control which functions.
I still have plenty of cassette tapes left and they all sound very good on this unit. It doesn't hiss when playing them. CD's sound clear without any extraneous noises and the high/low range sounds good to my ears. If you want some piece of an audiophiles dream then go pay the price for it. I like listening to all kinds of music from Irish drinking songs to trance and it all sounds great to me on this little box.Read more ›
When I got it, I put in a CD and it didn't sound like it had much bass. I turned on the Mega Bass & it didn't sound any different. At least with my old Sony you could tell when the Mega Bass was on. Because of the lack of bass I think it's an OK player.
I took my children to a local play gym/arcade, and they had the Sony CFD-F10 there. It sounded great! Sad to say, it makes me wish I did a little more comparing, the extra $10-$15 dollars seems worth it.
Let me see the warranty says: "... Sony will supply, at no charge, new or rebuilt replacements in exchange for defective parts for a period of one (1) year. After 90 days from the date of purchase, labor for removal and installation is available from Sony authorized service facilities or a Sony Service Center at your expense." Available? More like "mandatory". They simply would NOT send me a new button, under the terms of their warranty. All they could do was refer me to the "Executive Resolution Committee" - c'mon - for a button???
What is Sony thinking? We are talking about a little plastic button here! Well, the story is not yet over. I FedEx'd the Committee a copy of my purchase reciept, Sony's warranty, and the details of the problem.
We'll see if Sony stands behind their warranty promises - or not. Stay tuned ...Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Very happy with this product and fast and excellant service, rated 5 stars!Published 1 month ago by Lorna Gonzales
Very good sounding and easy to operate with or without the remote.Published 2 months ago by Carol Walton
I have this Sony but I didn't have to buy it for $500.00. It was under $100.00 when I bought it. Mine has lasted for a long time. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Adrian Michele Bailey
This is a great unit. It was packed well. The remote control was included. There was no manual but it is available online as a PDF file. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joe Tomski
A long time running and still gives optimum sound. Loved itPublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is well up-to-speed. Good sound quality. I've used mine for 5 years with no problem. It's a good idea to clean the turntable with a suitable CD cleaning device from time to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Not a happy purchaser on this and I hope it works well but out of the box...this is the first time since I bought an item on Amazon that I felt the seller was not honest. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Carolina Beaches
Fast shipping. I love the sound and the remote is practical. Awesome radio !Published 6 months ago by Valerie Pierre
Never have had a better CD/radio/tape player!!! What I like is that you can
move around in a CD song till you get to the part you want. Read more