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DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray Clearance

SONY
DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray

Model # 12100020 | Mfg # DSX-MS60

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Save the cup holder for your drink. The DSX-M100 digital media receiver features an integrated Tune Tray to securely store your iPod® or Walkman® MP3 player neatly within the receiver, eliminating loose wires. It even includes a reminder alert, which ensures you don’t leave your device behind. Easily connect, charge and control your digital music player with USB 1-wire, located within the Tune Tray. This innovative feature displays metadata like song title, artist and track number on your front display when your music is playing.
  • Functions: AM/FM/MP3/WMA/AAC playback, iPod® and MP3 players, satellite radio and HD Radio® ready (separate tuner required)
  • Watts: 208W (52W x 4)
  • Display Type: Negative color 2-line LCD
  • Tuner: Digital
  • Dimensions: 7 1/8"W x 2"H x 7 1/4"D
  • Face Design: Flip-down
  • Remote Control: Wireless card remote included
  • Preamp Outputs: Front and Rear/Sub selectable RCA pre-amp outputs, USB
  • Waterproof: Coated circuit board/UV-resistant paint
  • Warranty: One year

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SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray
 
3.4

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

60%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Easy to install (7)
  • Good audio (6)
  • Good power output (6)
  • No rattle (4)

Cons

  • Vulnerable to water (4)
  • Vulnerable to weather (4)

Best Uses

  • Larger boats (4)
  • Partying (3)
  • Relaxing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (3), Intermediate (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

great unit, new features

this is a great unit and basically plug and play from my previous sony stereo. It is NOT weather/water proof so protect it! The settings can get confusing and trying to figure out...Read complete review

this is a great unit and basically plug and play from my previous sony stereo. It is NOT weather/water proof so protect it! The settings can get confusing and trying to figure out the keys is difficult, will take some getting use to while keeping the manual handy. sound is great and the added tune tray was the biggest selling point for me. The unit retails at other places cheaper so print out the website of the lowest price and west marine matched them without any problems. very pleased, just waiting to find out how long it will last here in the saltwater environment of florida.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good idea that just misses the mark

I really like the functionality and the way that the Ipod fit inside of the stereo is really nice, but after about 45 mins to a hour my iPhone or iTouch goes into over...Read complete review

I really like the functionality and the way that the Ipod fit inside of the stereo is really nice, but after about 45 mins to a hour my iPhone or iTouch goes into over heat mode and shuts down. I have tried several different configurations, airplane mode on, back light on lowest setting, fully charged prior to hooking up, leaving the door for the glovebox open to add some cooling, leaving the face of the stereo open, ETC... If you have good airflow behind the stereo then you might be ok, but for me where my stereo is in the glovebox and sealed behind in a air and water tight area it is a big concern. I hope that this stereo doesnt ruin my iPhone!!!

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3.0

Great Marine Stereo

By jkilman

from Grayson, GA

Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

I purchased this February 2013 and had it installed into my boat on April 18th 2013. It worked flawlessly from April to September when we put the boat up for the season. I love the fact that you can use an ipod in this unit. I took the boat out of storage this April and had some issues with the unit. I was told to clean the contacts and reset the unit. I did both and found that the face plate when exposed to sunlight malfunctions. I was told by Sony that f I would return the unit they would repair or replace within 10 working days. We have a 6 month boating season and to be without a radio would be like fishing without a rod. I decided to purchase another radio and return the defective unit at my leisure. No need for an extended warranty now because I will have 2 units. I'm guaranteed to have at least 2 boating season covered. I should have gone with another manufactures unit but I like the features and would need to purchase another wiring harness for $100.00. This way I can pop one out and another in ............ so I had to spend another $200.00 for insurance and ensure I have tunes for the season. Great Unit ,Great Features, Great Sound unfortunately these seem to have a short life. We'll see if the new one exhibits the same flaws.

 
5.0

Love it, love it love it!

By Pedro

from Cape Cod, Ma.

About Me Professional

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Clear Sound
  • Easy To Install
  • Good Power Output
  • No Rattle
  • Waterproof

Cons

  • Vulnerable To Water
  • Vulnerable To Weather

Best Uses

  • Larger Boats
  • Partying
  • Relaxing

Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

Love this stereo! I have 2 of them in my boats and have installed another 3 in customer boats this year. I would make sure that it is covered or in a cabin, as they are not very water resistant. If you need a waterproof one, go for the Fusion. However, this is a great price point, and once you get to know it, great for your iphone or ipod, love listening to my playlists all day out on the boat.

 
5.0

one heck of a radio

By jeff

from northford,ct

About Me Intermediate

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Clear Sound
  • Easy To Install
  • Good Power Output
  • No Rattle
  • Waterproof
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Larger Boats
    • Partying
    • Relaxing

    Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

    Recommend this radio to anyone who likes to listen to their own music

     
    1.0

    No Way

    By Fred

    from Ft Lauderdale

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

    • Vulnerable To Water
    • Vulnerable To Weather

    Best Uses

    • In Your Car

    Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

    This is my third Sony in less than a year. Kept replacing with Sony because it was easier.Never again. They are not weather resistant at ll. keep this at home or in your car. NEVER put this in your boat.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Over heating

    By McSHU

    from Charlotte, NC

    Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

    I purchased this product in May of this year and used it throughout the 2012 boating season.This unit would constantly overheat my IPhone and my phone would shut down finally we stop using the internal connection and we started using the AUX port. By using the AUX port you lose the features that this head unit is supposed to have when you buy it. If the unit would not overheat it would be pretty cool.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Not a Marine grade Head Unit

    By Memphis23

    from Tn

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Liked The Iphone Plug In

    Cons

    • Not Water Resitant At All
    • Vulnerable To Water
    • Vulnerable To Weather

    Best Uses

      Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

      Put this unit in twice thinking the first one was just a fluke bad out of the box but that was not the case. I had a cover over it that was siliconed and one rain and the unit is ruined. It is absolutly not a marine rated Head unit. I am taking mine back and getting a fusion. If you are going to play it in your living room then buy it but if it is going to be outside no way.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Unit

      By Jeff K

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Intermediate

      Pros

      • Charges IPhone as well
      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Install
      • Fit existing contectors
      • Good Power Output

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Larger Boats
        • Relaxing

        Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

        I bought this to replace the existing Sony unit in my 2000 Cobalt. It worked with existing wiring harness from the old Sony unit. It took me 20 minutes to install, but could do it again in less than 10. Sounds great!

         
        5.0

        i have owned this unit ...

        By manzer74

        from marlboro ny

        Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

        i have owned this unit for over a year now. I have had absolutely no problems with it. No heat issues like others have mentioned. Recently paired it with the sony marine amplifier and sub.... great combination. i receive constant comments on the quality and clarity of the system

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        DSX-MS60

        By Hypr

        from SoCal

        Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

        I love the functionality of this unit and the performance. The main reason I bought the Sony DSX-MS60 was the iPod function and the fact that the unit holds the iPod inside and the head unit controls the iPod however after a short time of playing even a fully charged iPod the iPod shuts down from overheating and will not function again without being re-charged again. ThIs makes this feature useless and significantly lowers the advantage of owning this unit.

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Does just what my family wanted!

        By 2005 210 LX Crownline

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Advanced

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Install
        • Good Power Output

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about SONY DSX-MS60 Stereo w/Ipod Tray:

            The best thing about this product is you can connect a usb memory stick/thumb drive and have all your favorite songs crystal clear without the purchase of a ipod.

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