Article ID : S1F0830 / Last Modified : 08/22/2011

Car Audio Compatibility List for Sony® USB Devices

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

General Notes

  • The operations of the USB devices described on this Web site are validated under certain conditions. These specifications may change after this is published, thus, the information described on this Web site may be different from the latest information.
  • The chart shows the validation result of the USB connected devices, but it doesn't necessarily mean that all results for each USB connected model are guaranteed.
  • Please refer to the operating instructions or contact the manufacturer of the device for more information.
  • Depending on the device, some functions (such as Reverse/Fast-Forward a track) may be unavailable.
  • If you cannot operate the USB function of the car audio system, follow these steps:
    • Remove the USB device from the car audio unit.
    • Turn off the car audio unit by pressing the [Source] button for 2 seconds.
    • Turn on the car audio unit by pressing the [Source] button.
    • Re-connect the USB device.
  • Depending on the type of the character code used for the attached information of music file, the characters of the music title may not be displayed correctly.
  • This device supports the following file formats: MP3, WMA and AAC.
  • If you start the car engine with the USB device connected to the car audio unit, some USB devices may be damaged or have a malfunction. Be sure to connect the USB device only after starting the car.
  • This information is subject to change without notice.
  • Supported Functions:
    • Battery Charging (For WALKMAN® players only)
    • Music playback (Skip Tracks, Reverse/Fast Forward a Track, Pause, Repeat/Shuffle play)
    • ZAPPIN™
    • Quick-BrowZer™
    • SensMe™ Channels


Compatible Sony USB Devices

Device Model Type Memory
B Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player NWZ-B142 WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-B142F WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-B143 WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-B143F WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-B152 WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-B152F WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-B153 WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-B153F WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-B162 WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-B162F WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-B163 WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-B163F WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB
Device Model Type Memory
E Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player NWZ-E053 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-E343 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-E344 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-E345 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-E353 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-E354 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-E355 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-E363 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-E364 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-E365 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-E443 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-E444 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-E445 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-E453 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-E454 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-E455 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-E463 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-E464 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-E465 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
Device Model Type Memory
A Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player NWZ-A844 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-A845 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-A846 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 32GB
NWZ-A847 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 64GB
NWZ-A864 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-A865 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-A866 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 32GB
NWZ-A867 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 64GB
Device Model Type Memory
S Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player NWZ-S543 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-S544 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-S545 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-S744 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-S745 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-S754 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-S755 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-S763 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-S764 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB
NWZ-S765 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
Device Model Type Memory
X Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player NWZ-X1050 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB
NWZ-X1060 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 32GB
Device Model Type Memory
W Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player NWZ-W202 WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-W252 WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-W253 WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB
NWZ-W262 WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB
NWZ-W263 WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB
Device Model Type Memory
USB Memory USM-4GLX Micro Vault® Storage Media 4GB
USM-16GP Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB
USM-16GN Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB
USM-16GM Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB
USM-16GLX Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB
USM-16GL Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB
USM-16GJ-B Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB
USM-2GL Micro Vault Storage Media 2GB
USM-2GH Micro Vault Storage Media 2GB
USM-32GP Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB
USM-32GN Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB
USM-32GM Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB
USM-32GL Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB
Device Model Type Memory
USB Memory USM-4GP Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB
USM-4GN Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB
USM-4GM Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB
USM-4GL Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB
USM-4GJ-B Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB
USM-4GH Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB
USM-64GP Micro Vault Storage Media 64GB
USM-8GP Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB
USM-8GN Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB
USM-8GM Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB
USM-8GLX Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB
USM-8GL Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB
USM-8GJ-B Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB
USM-8GH Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB