Sony intros iPod-ready car stereos

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Sony has announced three new iPod-ready in-dash head units, including the CDX-GT420IP CD receiver, which comes with an iPod control interface. The CDX-GT420IP includes a 4.9-foot cable with Dock Connector that allows for full control of a connected iPod from the unit. Other features include a built-in amplifier providing 52 watts of power per channel, MP3, WMA, and ATRAC3plus compatibility, a front-panel auxiliary input, one set of preamp outputs, and EQ3 audio equalization. The Sony CDX-GT420IP CD receiver is available now and sells for $130. In addition, Sony also announced the iPod-ready CDX-GT520 ($140) and CDX-GT320 ($100), both of which require the $50 XA-120IP iPod adapter for full iPod control.

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Charles Starrett

Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.