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The Sony Xplod MEX-BT2800 is an entry-level car audio A/V head unit and CD player.

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Pros

included remote control is full featured, feels comfortable to work with

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buttons are easy to work with, don't need to be looking at them to feel where you are on the panel

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functions are very easy to figure out, manual is well written and clear

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included pre-outs for future expansion into an amplifier and after-market speakers

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AM/FM tuner reception is good, can even work with weaker signals

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

When streaming music, id3 tag data doesn't scroll across the screen.

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lacks USB support, limited expandability of functions

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included Bluetooth mic is low quality, people have a hard time hearing it

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Sony Xplod MEX-BT2800 is an entry-level car audio A/V head unit and CD player. As a step up from the Xplod CDX Series, the Xplod MEX-BT2800 adds along Bluetooth wireless technology with HFP, A2DP, and AVRCO, allowing for handsfree phone calls and wireless music transmissions. Like its counterparts, the receiver supports a single CD disc, MP3/WMA media files, AM/FM radio, Satellite/HD radio (adapter required), and iPod (adapter required). Included also is a front-positioned auxiliary input for attaching a portable music device, a detachable faceplate for added security, and pre-outs for connecting to a subwoofer or external amplifier.

Features
  • Entry-Level Audio Receiver
  • Designed for Automobile Use
  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • Single-Disc CD Tray
  • AM/FM Radio Tuner
  • Single Auxiliary Input
  • Detachable Faceplate
  • Radio Data system
  • Selectable Pre-Outs
  • Satellite/HD Radio Compatibility
  • iPod Compatibility
Specifications
  • Disc Capacity: 1
  • Format Compatibility: MP3/WMA
  • Tuner Bands: AM/FM
I/O
  • 12V Trigger Output
  • Antenna Terminal
  • Front Auxiliary Input
  • Wireless Infrared Port
  • RCA Audio Output
Post Review
Tlr
02/09/2011 08:25

I have this radio also and it seems to work ok but most people have a hard time hearing me I am considering talking it back to best buy and try another selection.

Seth
12/31/2010 05:53

would like to know if the white lite turns off under volume control?

Seth
12/31/2010 05:53

I just purchased a mex-bt2800, and woud like to kno if there's a way to turn off the hite light under the volume knob?

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