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Sony MEX-N4200BT Operating Instructions Manual

Sony MEX-N4200BT Operating Instructions Manual

Bluetooth audio system



Audio System

To cancel the demonstration (DEMO) display, see
page 19.
To switch the FM/AM tuning step, see page 7.
For the connection/installation, see page 34.
Operating Instructions


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  • Page 1: Audio System

    4-597-143-41(2) Bluetooth® Operating Instructions Audio System To cancel the demonstration (DEMO) display, see page 19. To switch the FM/AM tuning step, see page 7. For the connection/installation, see page 34. MEX-N5200BT/MEX-N4200BT...
  • Page 2 Disclaimer regarding services offered by third parties Services offered by third parties may be changed, suspended, or terminated without prior notice. Sony does not bear any responsibility in these sorts of situations.
  • Page 3 Important notice leakage of information during BLUETOOTH communication. Caution IN NO EVENT SHALL SONY BE LIABLE FOR If you have any questions or problems ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR concerning your unit that are not covered in CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Playing a USB Device ....11 Connection (For MEX-N4200BT) ..36 Playing a BLUETOOTH Device ..12 Searching and Playing Tracks .
  • Page 5: Guide To Parts And Controls

    Guide to Parts and Controls Main unit  Front panel release button  (SEEK –/+) Tune in radio stations automatically.  SRC (source) Press and hold to tune manually. Turn on the power. / (prev/next) Change the source. / (fast-reverse/fast-forward) ...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    ALBUM / Skip an album for audio device. Press and hold to skip albums continuously. Getting Started (Not available when a USB device in Android mode or iPod is connected.) Detaching the Front Panel Press  to thumbs up, or  to thumbs down in Pandora®...
  • Page 7: Resetting The Unit

    Resetting the Unit Preparing a BLUETOOTH Device Before operating the unit for the first time, or after replacing the car battery or You can enjoy music, or perform handsfree changing connections, you must reset the calling depending on the BLUETOOTH unit.
  • Page 8 Make sure that lights up on the display Select [MEX-XXXX] (your model of the unit. name) shown in the display of the BLUETOOTH device. To disconnect by One touch If your model name does not appear, Touch the N-Mark part of the unit with the repeat from step 2.
  • Page 9: Connecting A Usb Device

    To install the microphone Connecting with a paired For details, see “Installing the microphone BLUETOOTH device (MEX-N5200BT only)” (page 38). To use a paired device, connection with this Connecting with an iPhone/iPod unit is required. Some paired devices will connect automatically. (BLUETOOTH Auto Pairing) When an iPhone/iPod with iOS5 or later installed is connected to the USB port, the...
  • Page 10: Connecting Other Portable Audio

    Connecting Other Portable Listening to the Radio Audio Device Listening to the Radio Turn off the portable audio device. Turn down the volume on the unit. Tuning step setting is required (page 7). To listen to the radio, press SRC to select Connect the portable audio device to [TUNER].
  • Page 11: Using Radio Data System (Rds)

    Using Radio Data System Playback (RDS) Playing a Disc Selecting program types (PTY) Insert the disc (label side up). Press PTY during FM reception. Rotate the control dial until the desired program type appears, then press it. The unit starts to search for a station broadcasting the selected program type.
  • Page 12: Playing A Bluetooth Device

    • Playback of the following files is not supported. Adjust the volume on this unit. MP3/WMA/FLAC: Notes – copyright-protected files • Depending on the audio device, information such – DRM (Digital Rights Management) files as title, track number/time and playback status –...
  • Page 13: Listening To Pandora

    Rotate the control dial to select the desired search category, then press it to confirm. Listening to Pandora® Repeat step 2 to search the desired track. Pandora® is available to stream music Playback starts. through your iPhone and Android smartphone. You can control Pandora® on a To exit the Quick-BrowZer mode BLUETOOTH connected iPhone/Android Press...
  • Page 14: Available Operations In Pandora

    When activating the BLUETOOTH function You can adjust the volume level. Handsfree Calling (via Press MENU, then select [SOUND]  [SET BTA BLUETOOTH only) VOL] (page 21). To use a cellular phone, connect it with this Available Operations in unit. You can connect two cellular phones to the unit.
  • Page 15 Rotate the control dial to select an By redial initial from the initial list, then press Press CALL. Rotate the control dial to select a When two cellular phones are connected name from the name list, then press to the unit, rotate the control dial to select either phone, then press it.
  • Page 16: Available Operations During Call

    Press and hold MIC. operate the application Settable mode: [EC/NC-1], [EC/NC-2]. while driving. • “SongPal” is an app for controlling Sony audio To switch between handsfree mode devices which are compatible with “SongPal”, by and handheld mode your iPhone/Android smartphone.
  • Page 17 Activating voice recognition If the device number appears Make sure that the number is displayed (Android smartphone only) (e.g., 123456), then select [Yes] on the By registering applications, you can control iPhone/Android smartphone. an application by voice command. For To terminate connection details, refer to the help of the application.
  • Page 18: Using Siri Eyes Free

    Making sound and display settings Notes • The iPhone may not recognize your voice You can adjust the settings relating to sound depending on usage conditions. (For example, if and display via iPhone/Android you are in a moving car.) • Siri Eyes Free may not function properly, or the smartphone.
  • Page 19: Settings

    General Setup (GENERAL) Settings DEMO (demonstration) Activates the demonstration: [ON], [OFF]. Canceling the DEMO Mode CLOCK-ADJ (clock adjust) (page 7) You can cancel the demonstration display which appears when the source is off and TUNER-STP (tuner step) (page 7) the clock is displayed. (Available only while the source is off and the clock is displayed.) Press MENU, rotate the control dial to...
  • Page 20: Sound Setup (Sound)

     While [REGISTER] is blinking, press and Sound Setup (SOUND) hold the button on the steering wheel remote control you want to assign the This setup menu is not available when the function to. When registration is source is off and the clock is displayed. complete, [REGISTERED] is displayed.
  • Page 21: Display Setup (Display)

    [ON], [OFF]. illumination control lead is connected, and the head light is turned on.) AUTO SCR (auto scroll) For MEX-N4200BT: [OFF], [ON], [CLK]. Scrolls long items automatically: [ON], To set this function to be active only [OFF].
  • Page 22: Bluetooth Setup (Bluetooth)

    BLUETOOTH Setup SongPal Setup (SONGPAL) (BLUETOOTH) AUTO LAUNCH Activates the “SongPal” auto launch: PAIRING (page 8) [ON], [OFF]. Connects up to two BLUETOOTH devices: When [ON] is selected, “SongPal” will [DEVICE 1], [DEVICE 2]. automatically connect after the [DEVICE 1] or [DEVICE 2] will be changed to BLUETOOTH connection is complete.
  • Page 23: Additional Information

    • This unit is designed to play discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. DualDiscs and some of the music Additional Information discs encoded with copyright protection technologies do not conform to the Updating the Firmware Compact Disc (CD) standard, therefore, these discs may not be playable by this To update the firmware, visit the support site unit.
  • Page 24: Maintenance

    Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect wireless performance. If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit that are not covered in this manual, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 25: Specifications

    USB Player section Specifications Interface: USB (Full-speed) Maximum current: 1 A Tuner section The maximum number of recognizable tracks: – folders (albums): 256 Tuning range: – files (tracks) per folder: 256 87.5 MHz – 108.0 MHz (at 50 kHz step) Compatible Android Open Accessory 87.5 MHz –...
  • Page 26 Speaker impedance: 4 Ω – 8 Ω The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are Maximum power output: 55 W × 4 (at 4 Ω) registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony General Corporation is under license. Other Outputs:...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    – Redistributions in binary form must Troubleshooting reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following The following checklist will help you remedy disclaimer in the documentation and/or problems you may encounter with your unit. other materials provided with the Before going through the checklist below, distribution.
  • Page 28: Radio Reception

    The display disappears from/does not appear in the display window. PTY displays [- - - - - - - -].  The dimmer is set to [DIM-ON] (page 21).  The current station is not an RDS station.  The display disappears if you press and ...
  • Page 29 BLUETOOTH function The audio file cannot be played.  USB devices formatted with file systems The connecting device cannot detect this other than FAT16 or FAT32 are unit. unsupported.*  Before the pairing is made, set this unit to * This unit supports FAT16 and FAT32, but some USB pairing standby mode.
  • Page 30  Set EC/NC Mode to [EC/NC-1] or [EC/NC-2] Some functions do not work. (page 16).  Check if the connecting device supports  If the ambient noise other than the phone the functions in question. call sound is loud, try reducing this noise. E.g.: If a window is open and road noise, A call is answered unintentionally.
  • Page 31: Messages

     The USB device has a fault, or an – Change the source of the unit to other than [IPD], then establish the “SongPal” unsupported device is connected. connection (page 16). READ: Now reading information.  Wait until reading is complete and Pandora®...
  • Page 32 For SongPal operation: LICENSING - RESTRICTIONS: Pandora® is not available outside your country. APP --------: A connection with the application is not established. MAINTENANCE - PLEASE - TRY AGAIN -  Make the “SongPal” connection again LATER: The Pandora® server is under (page 16).
  • Page 33 [REGISTER] is blinking (about 6 seconds) (page 19). If these solutions do not help improve the situation, consult your nearest Sony dealer. If you take the unit to be repaired because of CD playback trouble, bring the disc that was...
  • Page 34: Connection/Installation

    Parts List for Installation Connection/Installation   Cautions • Run all ground (earth) leads to a common ground (earth) point. × 2 • Do not get the leads trapped under a screw, or caught in moving parts (e.g., seat  ...
  • Page 35: Connection (For Mex-N5200Bt)

    Connection (For MEX-N5200BT) Subwoofer* Power amplifier*  White White/black striped Front speaker* Gray Gray/black striped Green Green/black striped Rear speaker* Purple Purple/black striped Black Yellow For details, see “Making connections” (page 37). Blue/white striped Orange/white striped from a wired remote control (not supplied)* ...
  • Page 36: Connection (For Mex-N4200Bt)

    Connection (For MEX-N4200BT) Subwoofer* Power amplifier*  White White/black striped Front speaker* Gray Gray/black striped Green Green/black striped Rear speaker* Purple Purple/black striped Black Yellow For details, see “Making connections” (page 37). Blue/white striped from a wired remote control (not supplied)*...
  • Page 37: Making Connections

    Subwoofer Easy Connection Making connections You can use a subwoofer without a power  To a common ground (earth) point amplifier when it is connected to a rear speaker cord. First connect the black ground (earth) lead, then connect the yellow and red power supply leads.
  • Page 38 Installing the microphone (MEX- Using the wired remote control N5200BT only) When using the steering wheel remote control To capture your voice during handsfree Installation of the connection cable RC-SR1 calling, you need to install the microphone (not supplied) is required before use. .
  • Page 39: Installation

    Mounting the unit in the Installation dashboard • Before installing, make sure the catches on Removing the protection collar both sides of the bracket  are bent and the bracket inwards 2 mm ( in). • For Japanese cars, see “Mounting the unit Before installing the unit, remove the in a Japanese car”...
  • Page 40 You may not be able to install this unit in some makes of Japanese cars. In such a When replacing the fuse, Fuse (10 A) case, consult your Sony dealer. be sure to use one matching the amperage TOYOTA rating stated on the ...
  • Page 44 ©2016 Sony Corporation Printed in Thailand

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