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Can a computer be connected to a car stereo via a USB cable for music playback?

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IMPORTANT: Not all car stereo receivers have USB capabilities. To see if your Sony® product has the USB function described in this solution, check the specifications. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

It is not possible to connect a computer to the car stereo for music playback.

We recommend that you refer to the product page of your car stereo model in the eSupport Web site or refer to the USB compatibility list under your specific car stereo model to get a list of compatible USB audio devices that can be connected for music playback.