The CD player built into the Pioneer FH-X720BT plays commercially produced compact discs as well as CR-Rs and CD-RWs. It is compatible with both iPhone and Android smartphones through a USB port on the front of the unit. Pioneer's MIXTRAX system turns the faceplate of the player into a light show that pulses to the beat of the music. Built-in Bluetooth offers audio streaming and hands-free cell phone operation.
The JVC KW-R910BT CD player/receiver features an internal amplifier with output to four channels. The CD player reads CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs; in addition, discs with MP3 and WMA files also play on the KW-R910BT. The extras include iPhone with Siri Eyes-Free compatibility, built-in Bluetooth, and 12 equalizer presets for a customizable listening experience.
Buyers that rely on their smartphones appreciate the Simple Secure Pairing system of the Kenwood DPX500BT. They simply place the phone near the unit for automatic Bluetooth detection. The CD player plays rewriteable CDs along with discs containing recorded MP3, WMA, and AAC files. A built-in amplifier is included as are six preamp outputs.
The Alpine CDE-W235BT is an attractive option for buyers with a 4-inch dash opening. The faceplate features a two-line display and easy access controls designed for functionality as well as aesthetics. Bluetooth compatibility provides hands-free calling and phone information displays on the large faceplate.
The latest technology packed into a classic chassis provides the best description of the Blaupunkt Toronto 420 BT. A basic two-knob display and standard controls stick to the classic appearance while still allowing for iPod, iPad, or iPhone push-button function controls. Bluetooth compatibility with hands-free calling using the built-in microphone provides smartphone users with features they appreciate. CDs sound great with the built-in amplifier producing 22 watts RMS over four channels.
Buyers that appreciate the ability to control the music mix of their CD playback should check out the Pioneer DEH-80PRS. With a 16-band equalizer built in and the ability to adjust left and right bands independently, the DEH-80PRS turns vehicle interiors into a custom sound environment. Bluetooth with hands free calling and audio streaming is also included.
Contemporary styling combined with the latest technology upgrades give buyers of the Sony MEX-GS810BH options that are becoming increasingly popular. The CD player reproduces all of the popular rewrite and audio file formats with the additional capability of playing WAV files stored on disc. The MEX-GS810BH also features a built-in HD radio receiver for CD-like sound quality broadcast over the airways.
Smartphone owners love the Alpine CDE-147BT for the receivers streaming audio and hands-free operation through Bluetooth connectivity. Download Alpine's Tunelt application and a smartphone creates custom settings on the unit's nine-band equalizer. Users can save the setting, create multiple options, share them with friends through social media and, most of all, enjoy high-quality sound.
Another CD player teamed with an HD radio receiver, the Kenwood KDC-BT758HD is loaded with a host of standard features that buyers find attractive. A bass booster with three settings allows users to crank up the low-end volume for thundering song track replay. Music recorded on CDs plays as well as commercially produced discs. Recordings on a USB drive play through the easily accessible port on the faceplate.
Not as well-known as the Kenwood, Alpine, or Pioneer brands, the Nakamichi NA101 is a CD player receiver with some features that people seldom find on the more common brands. Electronic shock protection helps to reduce CD skips and music interruption when driving over rough road conditions. A built-in bass booster cranks up the low-end sound and two output channels allow for easy amplifier hookup.