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Sony In-Dash Detachable Face AM/FM/CD/MP3 Car Stereo

  • Model: CDXGT660UP
  • In-Dash Detachable Face AM/FM/CD/MP3
  • iPod Compatible with Optional Cable
  • Front Panel AUX & USB Input
  • Pandora App Control for iPhone
  • 52 Watts x 4 Channels
In-Dash Detachable Face AM/FM/CD/MP3
iPod Compatible
iPod Compatible with Optional Cable
Portable Device Connection
Front Panel AUX & USB Input
Pandora App Control
Pandora App Control for iPhone
Power Output
52 Watts x 4 Channels
Display Type
Backlit LCD Display
Satellite Radio Tuner
Optional Tuner Required
Remote Control
Wireless Remote Included
Steering Wheel Remote Input
Steering Control Compatible w/Optional Module
Pre-Amp Outputs
Front, Rear, and Subwoofer Pre-Amp Outputs
Shipping Weight
4 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months


Conveniently stream Pandora® internet radio from your iPhone®4 and hear it crisp and clear on the Sony® CDX-GT660UP. Flip down the 2-line LCD face plate for CD access and customize your stereo with Dynamic Color Illuminator. You can also connect to satellite radio1 and control your digital music players using the USB 1-Wire feature.

Detailed Features


Pandora® Internet Radio Control

Pandora® is the leading internet radio service, giving people music they love anytime, anywhere, through personalized radio stations. The CDX-GT660UP provides complete access to your Pandora account using your iPhone®2.

Dynamic Color Illuminator

Match your radio’s illumination to complement your existing vehicle lighting components with the Dynamic Color Illuminator. With selectable Sound Synchronization, the timing of the color change is synchronized with the audio source.

Front USB 1-Wire

Connect, charge, and control your iPod®3, iPhone®, Walkman® or other compatible USB devices via the USB 1-Wire jack in the front of the unit. You can also view metadata like song title and artist on the front display.

Detach face with front aux input

The easy-to-read flip down, two line LCD display shows clock, station ID and track data when playing back your digital MP3/WMA/AAC files4. Front auxiliary input lets you connect almost any portable audio device to your car's sound system.

MP3/WMA/AAC playback4

Multi-format playback lets you play your MP3, WMA, or AAC songs4. Hear digital music files in their original vibrancy with DM+ (Digital Music Plus), a Sony® codec enhancer that reproduces detailed frequencies from compressed audio files.

SiriusXM™ Satellite radio1

The on-board SiriusXM™ connector3 simplifies satellite radio installation by eliminating compatibility issues and providing direct connection to the new platform of tuners.

Intuitive Search Features

Use Quick-BrowZer® feature to find music by artist, album, genre, song or playlist. Jump Mode allows you to fast forward in a category in 10% increments while the ZAPPIN™ feature can play a 6/9/30 second intro clips to help you find a specific song.

Advanced Sound Engine

The Advanced Sound Engine uses EQ7 equalizer, adjustable LPF/HPF crossovers, Listener Position calibration, DM+ advanced sound restoration, Rear Bass Enhancer, and Dynamic Loudness volume leveler to deliver an impressive listening experience.

RCA outputs for external amplifiers

When you’re ready to expand your system, the CDX-GT660UP offers 2 volt front, rear and subwoofer pre-amp RCA outputs for external amplifiers. Set the built in electronic HPF/LPF crossovers to improve sound quality and reduce system distortion.

Automatic Level Optimizer

Automatic Level Optimizer analyzes each track’s playback levels and adjusts output level to optimize transitions between tracks and sources.

SensMe™ App Music Channels

SensMe™ application can organize your music into playlists that perfectly match your mood, scene and location, making it easier to choose the music that fits the moment.

Wireless Remote Included

The included wireless remote lets you control the basic functions of your CDX-GT660UP while keeping your eyes on the road.

Radio Data System

Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist and track information when listening to compatible AM/FM stations.

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Amplifier Section
Max power output52 watts x 4 at 4 ohms
Power Ad HocCEA2006 Standard Power: 17 Watts RMS per channel into 4 Ohms, 4 channels driven from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with less than 1% THD+N.
Speaker Impedance4-8 Ohms
BandAM / FM
EqualizerEQ7: 7 band EQ with +/- 6 dB adjustment at 63 Hz, 160 Hz, 400 Hz, 1000 Hz, 2.5 kHz, 6.3 kHz and 16 kHz.
Format(s) SupportedMP3/WMA/AAC files4
Preout Impedance220 ohms
Preout Voltage2 volt
S/N RatioAudio Power: CEA2006 S/N 80 dBA
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (dB)CD: 120 dB
Station Preset(s)18 FM / 12 AM
Tuner Frequency Range
FM (MHz): 87.5-107.9
AM (kHz): 530-1710
Tuner TypeSSIR-EXA with RDS
Volume ControlTel/Nav Attenuation
Wow and FlutterBelow measurable limit
Tilt Range0-45° mounting angle
Convenience Features
Dimmer AdjustSelectable Auto adjust or manual on/off
Key IlluminationVariable color illumination
On-Screen Clock12H
Display ColorBlack / Variable color
Display TechnologyLCD
Text DisplayedSource, artist, track, playback time, menu, clock and Pandora® data
Text Lines2 lines of information
Feature & Device
Level Adjustment-8dB - +18dB
Automatic Level OptimizerYes
DM+ (Codec enhancer)Gen2.1
EQEQ7: 7 band EQ with +/- 6 dB adjustment at 63 Hz, 160 Hz, 400 Hz, 1000 Hz, 2.5 kHz, 6.3 kHz and 16 kHz.
High Pass FilterSelectable on/off at: 50, 60, 80, 100 or 120 Hz.
LoudnessDynamic Loudness
Low Pass FilterSelectable on/off at: 50, 60, 80, 100 or 120 Hz.
Output Power (4ohm, 1kHz,16V)(W)52 watts x 4
Pre Out(3) Front, Rear and Sub
Rear Bass EnhancerYes
Sirius/XM ConnectorYes
Sub OutYes
Time Alignment CustomAdjustment
Time Alignment PresetYes
Auto off modeYes
Dimmer AdjustAuto
Key Illumination InitialRAINBOW
CD lock modeYes
Card Remote ( ): OptionRM-X211
Rotary commander ( ):Option(RM-X4S)
Sub panel illumination colorRed
Display Device (LCD/FL/OEL/TFT)LCD
Display color (Color Variation/Nega or Posi)Black / Variable color
Key IlluminationVariable
Panel finish colorDark Titanium
USB ShutterYes
Inputs and Outputs
12V Trigger Output(s)Power antenna and amplifier turn on
Antenna Terminal(s)AM/FM Antenna Input Terminal
Audio In
Front Aux in with variable level
Front USB input
SiriusXM connector
Digital Audio Input(s)Ability to use all forms of USB devices may vary as not all devices are compatible. This unit is compliant with MSC (Mass Storage Class) and MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) type USB devices compliant with the USB standard. This unit cannot recognize USB devices via a USB hub.

This unit can be connected to the following iPods. Update your iPod to the latest software before you use it.
iPod Nano 1st - 6th generation
iPod Touch 1st - 4th generation
iPod Classic
iPod with video
iPhone 3G
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 4
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit that are not covered in the owners manual, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Infrared PortWireless remote
RCA Audio Output(s)Front, Rear, and Subwoofer RCA pre-amp outputs
Remote JackOptional wired remote terminal
USB Port(s)Front
Connector type16 Pin wiring harness
Cover for USB terminalYes
Trim Ring (Color)Black
Specifications chart
CEA2006 S/N80
CEA2006 output power17
Dimensions (WxHxD) (mm)178 x 50 x 180
Maximum output power (4ohm, 1kHz, 16V)(W)52
Mounting dimensions (WxHxD)(mm)182 x 53 x 162
Preout impedance (ohms)220
Preout output level (V)2
Weight (kg)1.3
FM: Channel separation (dB)50 dB at 1 kHz
FM: Frequency response (Hz)20 - 15k
FM: Intermediate frequency (MHz)25 KHz
FM: S/N ratio (mono) (dB)80 dB stereo
FM: Selectivity (400 kHz) (dB)75 dB
FM: Tuning range (MHz)87.5-107.9
FM: Usable sensitivity (75 ohm) (dBf)8 dBf
MW/LW/SW: Sensitivity (75 ohm) MW/LW/SW(uV)26/-/-
MW: Tuning range(kHz)530-1710
FM Usable Sensitivity8 dBf
Frequency ResponseFM: 20-15,000 Hz
S/N Ratio80 dB (stereo)
Selectivity75 dB at 400 kHz
Stereo Separation50 dB at 1 KHz
USB Feature & Device
Jump ModeYes
List Browsing (Folders/Files)Yes
Resume PlayYes
SensMe™ channelsMSC
USB Mass Storage DeviceYes
Weights and Measurements
Dimensions (Approx) Depth7.125'' (180 mm)
Dimensions (Approx) Height2'' (50 mm)
Dimensions (Approx) Width7.125'' (178 mm)
Dimensions (Approx.)178 x 50 x 180 mm, 7.125 x 2 x 7.125 inch (w/h/d)
Weight (Approx.)1.3 kg (2 lb. 14 oz.)
iPod Direct Connectivity
Accessory InformationYes
CODEC (for iPod)Depend on iPod content
List Browsing (Folders / Files)Quick-BrowZer®
Pandora Link (USB)Yes
Passenger ControlYes
RepeatTrack, Album, Artist, Playlist, Genre, Podcast
Resume PlayYes
ShuffleGenre, Album, Artist, Playlist, Device, Podcast

Optional Accessories

  • USB Connection Cable for iPod®: RC-100IP

Supplied Accessories

  • Parts for installation and connections (1 set)
  • RM-X211 wireless remote


1 Requires antenna and tuner, both sold sep.
2 Works with iPhone® 3G, 3GS, and 4 via front USB port.
3 Works with iPod touch® 1st - 4th generation, iPod nano® 1st - 6th generation, iPod classic®, iPod® with video, and iPhone, 3G, 3GS and 4.
4 Copy-protected content not supported.
5 © 2011 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, ZAPPIN, SensMe, Walkman, Quick-BrowZer and their respective logos are trademarks of Sony. iPod, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod mini, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc. PANDORA, the PANDORA logo, and the Pandora trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc., used with permission. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.