Download Table of Contents Print this page

Sony MEX-N5150BT Operating Instructions Manual

Bluetooth audio system
Hide thumbs Also See for MEX-N5150BT:


Audio System
For the connection/installation, see page 29.
To switch the FM/AM tuning step, see page 7.
To cancel the demonstration (DEMO) display, see page 17.
Operating Instructions


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for Sony MEX-N5150BT

  • Page 1 4-548-379-42(1) Bluetooth® Operating Instructions Audio System For the connection/installation, see page 29. To switch the FM/AM tuning step, see page 7. To cancel the demonstration (DEMO) display, see page 17. MEX-N5150BT/MEX-N4150BT...
  • Page 2 OFF until the display disappears each time you turn the ignition off. 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 4: Table Of Contents

    Connecting an iPod/USB Device ....9 Connection (For MEX-N5150BT) ....30 Connecting Other Portable Audio Device ..9 Connection (For MEX-N4150BT).
  • Page 5: Guide To Parts And Controls

    Guide to Parts and Controls Main unit  Disc slot Front panel removed (inner panel)  Display window  SEEK +/– Tune in radio stations automatically. Press and hold to tune manually. / (prev/next) / (fast-reverse/fast-forward)   (disc eject) ...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    ALBUM / Skip an album for audio device. Press and hold to skip albums continuously. Getting Started Press  to thumbs up, or  to thumbs down in Pandora® (page 13). Detaching the Front Panel (repeat) (shuffle) You can detach the front panel of this unit to prevent theft.
  • Page 7: Resetting The Unit

    Resetting the unit Preparing a BLUETOOTH Device Before operating the unit for the first time, after You can enjoy music, or perform handsfree calling replacing the car battery, or changing the depending on the BLUETOOTH compatible device connections, you must reset the unit. Press RESET such as a smartphone, cellular phone and audio on the inner panel with a ball-point pen, etc., after device (hereafter “BLUETOOTH device”...
  • Page 8 To start playback Pairing and connecting with a For details, see “Playing a BLUETOOTH Device” BLUETOOTH device (page 11). To cancel pairing When connecting a BLUETOOTH device for the first time, mutual registration (called “pairing”) is Perform step 2 to cancel the pairing mode after this unit and the BLUETOOTH device are paired.
  • Page 9: Connecting An Ipod/Usb Device

    To install the microphone Connecting an iPod/USB Device For details, see “Installing the microphone (MEX- N5150BT only)” (page 32). Turn down the volume on the unit. Connecting with an iPhone/iPod Connect the iPod/USB device to the unit. (BLUETOOTH Auto Pairing) To connect an iPod/iPhone, use the USB connection cable for iPod (not supplied).
  • Page 10: Listening To The Radio

    Using Radio Data System (RDS) Listening to the Radio Selecting program types (PTY) Listening to the Radio Press PTY during FM reception. Tuning step setting is required (page 7). To listen to the radio, press SRC to select [TUNER]. Rotate the control dial until the desired program type appears, then press it.
  • Page 11: Playback

    To stop playback Press and hold OFF for 1 second. Playback To remove the device Stop playback, then remove the device. Playing a Disc Caution for iPhone When you connect an iPhone via USB, phone call Insert the disc (label side up). volume is controlled by the iPhone, not the unit.
  • Page 12: Jump Mode

    To match the volume level of the BLUETOOTH Searching by skipping items device to other sources (Jump mode) Start playback of the BLUETOOTH audio device at a moderate volume, and set your usual listening Press (browse). volume on the unit. Press MENU, then select [SET SOUND] ...
  • Page 13: Listening To Pandora

    Available Operations in Listening to Pandora® Pandora® Pandora® is available to stream music through your iPhone and Android phone. You can control “Thumbs” feedback Pandora® on a BLUETOOTH connected iPhone/ Android phone from this unit. “Thumbs Up” or “Thumbs Down” feedback allows The Pandora®...
  • Page 14: Handsfree Calling (Via Bluetooth Only)

    From the call history Handsfree Calling (via BLUETOOTH Press CALL, rotate the control dial to only) select [RECENT CALL], then press it. A list of the call history appears. To use a cellular phone, connect it with this unit. For Rotate the control dial to select a name details, see “Preparing a BLUETOOTH Device”...
  • Page 15: Available Operations During Call

    Press VOICE. do not operate the application while driving.  “SongPal” is an app for controlling Sony audio devices Available Operations during which are compatible with “SongPal”, by your iPhone/ Android phone. Call  What you can control with “SongPal” varies depending on the connected device.
  • Page 16 Selecting the source or application Activating voice recognition (Android phone only) You can operate to select the desired source or application on iPhone/Android phone. By registering applications, you can control an application by voice command. For details, refer to To select the source the help of the application.
  • Page 17: Using Siri Eyes Free

    Using Siri Eyes Free Settings Siri Eyes Free allows you to use an iPhone handsfree by simply speaking into the microphone. Canceling the DEMO Mode This function requires you to connect an iPhone to the unit with BLUETOOTH Auto Pairing. Availability You can cancel the demonstration display which is limited iPhone 4s or later.
  • Page 18: Sound Setup (Sound)

    Reproduces sound by optimizing the digital When registration is complete, [REGISTERED] signal with the Sony recommended sound is displayed. settings: [ON], [OFF]. (Automatically sets to [OFF]  To register other functions, repeat steps ...
  • Page 19 POSITION (listening position) SW DIREC (subwoofer direct connection) You can use the subwoofer without a power amplifier when it is connected to the rear speaker lead. (Available only when [RBE MODE] is set to [OFF].) (MEX-N4150BT: Available only when [REAR-OUT] is selected in [REAR/SUB].) Be sure to connect a 4 –...
  • Page 20: Display Setup (Display)

    Display Setup (DISPLAY) Selects the color with sound synchronization: [ON], [OFF]. DEMO (demonstration) WHT MENU (white menu) (MEX-N5150BT only) Activates the demonstration: [ON], [OFF]. You can display the menu more clearly (white) BLK OUT (black out) without concern for color setting: [ON], [OFF].
  • Page 21: Songpal Setup (Songpal)

    Establish and terminate “SongPal” function (connection). Updating the Firmware You can update the firmware of this unit from the following support site: To update the firmware, visit the support site, then follow the online instructions. Precautions  Cool off the unit beforehand if your car has been parked in direct sunlight.
  • Page 22: Maintenance

    If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit that are not covered in this manual, consult your nearest Sony dealer. About iPod  You can connect to the following iPod models. Maintenance Update your iPod devices to the latest software before use.
  • Page 23: Specifications

    Sensitivity: 26 μV Outputs: CD Player section Audio outputs terminal: Signal-to-noise ratio: 120 dB MEX-N5150BT: front, rear, sub MEX-N4150BT: front, rear/sub switchable Frequency response: 10 – 20,000 Hz Power antenna (aerial)/Power amplifier control Wow and flutter: Below measurable limit terminal (REM OUT) The maximum number of: (CD-R/CD-RW only) ...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any EVENT SHALL THE FOUNDATION OR CONTRIBUTORS use of such marks by Sony Corporation is under BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, license. Other trademarks and trade names are SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL those of their respective owners.
  • Page 25: Radio Reception

    CD playback Stored stations and correct time are erased. The fuse has blown. The disc does not play. Makes a noise when the position of the ignition  Defective or dirty disc. is switched.  The CD-R/CD-RW is not for audio use (page 22). ...
  • Page 26: Bluetooth Function

    BLUETOOTH function The phone sound quality is poor.  Phone sound quality depends on reception The connecting device cannot detect this unit. conditions of cellular phone.  Before the pairing is made, set this unit to pairing  Move your car to a place where you can standby mode.
  • Page 27: Error Displays/Messages

    Siri Eyes Free is not activated. READ: Now reading information.  Perform the handsfree registration for an iPhone  Wait until reading is complete and playback that supports Siri Eyes Free. starts automatically. This may take some time  Set the Siri function on the iPhone to on. depending on the disc structure.
  • Page 28 Pandora® limits the number of skips allowed on their service. If these solutions do not help improve the situation, consult your nearest Sony dealer. NO NETWORK: The network connection is unstable If you take the unit to be repaired because of CD or lost.
  • Page 29: Connection/Installation

     Use only the supplied mounting hardware for a safe and secure installation. Note on the power supply lead (yellow) When connecting this unit in combination with other For MEX-N5150BT stereo components, the amperage rating of the car  ...
  • Page 30: Connection (For Mex-N5150Bt)

    *3 RCA pin cord (not supplied) installed around your feet. *4 Depending on the type of car, use an adaptor for a *6 For details on installing the microphone, see wired remote control (not supplied). “Installing the microphone (MEX-N5150BT only)” (page 32).
  • Page 31: Connection (For Mex-N4150Bt)

    Connection (For MEX-N4150BT) Subwoofer* Power amplifier* from a wired remote control (not supplied)*  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 32). Blue/white striped (MAX 0.4A) Microphone XA-MC10* from a car antenna...
  • Page 32: Speaker Connection

    This connection is only for amplifiers and a power antenna (aerial). Connecting any other system may damage the unit.  For MEX-N5150BT:  To a car’s illumination signal Be sure to first connect the black ground (earth) Cautions  It is extremely dangerous if the cord becomes lead to a common ground (earth) point.
  • Page 33: Installation

    , then You may not be able to install this unit in some makes of Japanese cars. In such a case, consult your pull up the unit to separate. Sony dealer.  TOYOTA ...
  • Page 34: Detaching And Attaching The Front Panel

    If the fuse blows, check the power connection and replace the fuse. If the fuse blows again after replacement, there may be an internal malfunction. In such a case, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 36 ©2014 Sony Corporation Printed in Thailand...

This manual is also suitable for:


Table of Contents