San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
Sony began shipping four new Xplod car stereo CD receivers, offering more "connectivity" for the dollar compared to last year's line, said the company.
All models have a front-panel auxiliary input for connection to a portable media player.
The new top-end model CDX-GT520 can control an iPod with a $50 adapter, and is satellite radio ready and HD-Radio ready with a $100 HD-Radio adaptor. It also has front, rear and subwoofer preamp outputs at approximately $140.
A step-down model CDX-GT420IP comes with an iPod control cable for full iPod control from the radio (but is not satellite radio or HD-Radio ready) at approximately $130.
Also new is a CDX-320 with iPod, HD Radio and satellite capability with two pre-outs at $100, joined by the CDX-GT120 with similar features but one pre-out at $80.