Sony MDX-C8970


Name MDX-C8970
Manufacturer Sony
Released 1999/10
Device type auto
Recorder Player
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions 1-DIN W 182 x H 53 x D 163mm (mounting dimensions)
Weight 1300
ATRAC ver 4
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr) No
Voltage 12
Power cable
Price (launch) $700
Inputs RCA in
Outputs RCA out, Speaker amplifier

MDX-C8970R - RDS variant was for the European market. US Version has 87.5-108 KHz FM tuner. Part of Sony's premium ES line of head units.

Voice-activated using speech recognition for station names. Voice-memo feature allows 6 voice messages of up to 15 seconds each to be recorded to unit (not to MD). DSP function allows user to adjust virtual sound stage for better placement.

Included Remote: RM-X47 (From Remote Guide)
Included Rotary Commander: RM-X4V

Model Name Using Similar Mechanism: MDX-C7970
Base Mechanism Type: MG-164NF-138
Optical Pick-Up: KMS-241B/J1NP

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