Article ID : S1F1197 / Last Modified : 08/31/2012

Compatible Sony® USB devices

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

General Notes

  • Supported Functions:
    • Battery Charging (For WALKMAN® players only)
    • Music playback (Skip Tracks, Reverse/Fast Forward a Track, Pause, Repeat/Shuffle play)
    • ZAPPIN™
    • Quick-BrowZer™
  • The Sony USB device compatibility presented in this document is validated under certain conditions, including the device specification at the time of testing. These results are not guaranteed and are subject to change without notice.
  • If you start the car engine with the USB device inserted into the car audio unit, the USB device may be damaged or have a malfunction. Make sure to connect the USB device to the car audio unit after starting the car engine.
  • The operations of the USB connected devices described on this Web site are validated under certain conditions. These specifications may be changed afterwards, thus, the information described on this Web site may be different from the latest information.
  • It shows the validation result of the USB connected devices, 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 your device for more information.
  • Depending on the devices, a part of the Audio operation functions (such as Reverse/fast-forward a track) may be unavailable.
  • If you cannot operate the USB function of the Car Audio, please do the following:
    • Remove the USB device from the car audio unit.
    • Turn off the car audio unit by pressing [SOURCE] button for 2 seconds.
    • Turn on the car audio unit by pressing either [SOURCE] button or [Source] button for 2 seconds.
    • 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 inserted into the car audio unit, the USB device may be damaged or malfunction. Be sure to connect the USB device only after starting the car.
  • This information is subject to change without notice.


Compatible Sony USB Devices

Device Model Type Memory Note
B Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player
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  
NWZ-B172 WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB  
NWZ-B172F WALKMAN MP3 player 2GB  
NWZ-B173 WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB  
NWZ-B173F WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB  
NWZ-173F WALKMAN MP3 player 4GB  
Device Model Type Memory Note
E Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player NWZ-E053 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB  
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 *1
NWZ-E364 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB *1
NWZ-E365 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB *1
NWZ-E373 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB  
NWZ-E374 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB  
NWZ-E375 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 64GB  
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 *1
NWZ-E464 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB *1
NWZ-E465 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB *1
NWZ-E473 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB *1
NWZ-E474 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB *1
NWZ-E475 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB *1
NWZ-E573 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB *1
NWZ-E574 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB *1
NWZ-E575 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB *1
Device Model Type Memory Note
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 *1
NWZ-A865 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB *1
NWZ-A866 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 32GB *1
NWZ-A867 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 64GB *1
Device Model Type Memory Note
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 *1
NWZ-S764 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB *1
NWZ-S765 WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB *1
NWZ-S773BT WALKMAN Video MP3 player 4GB *1
NWZ-S774BT WALKMAN Video MP3 player 8GB *1
NWZ-S775BT WALKMAN Video MP3 player 16GB *1
Device Model Type Memory  
W Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player 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 Note
F Series WALKMAN® MP3 player
Audio Player NWZ-F804 WALKMAN MP3 player 8GB *1
NWZ-F805 WALKMAN MP3 player 16GB *1
NWZ-F806 WALKMAN MP3 player 32GB *1
Device Model Type Memory Note
USB Memory USM-4GL Micro Vault® Storage Media 4GB  
USM-4GLX Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB  
USM-4GM Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB  
USM-4GN Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB  
USM-4P Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB  
USM-4R Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB  
USM-4S Micro Vault Storage Media 4GB  
USM-8GL Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB  
USM-8GLX Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB  
USM-8GM Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB  
USM-8GN Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB  
USM-8GP Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB  
USM-8GQ Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB  
USM-8GR Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB  
USM-8GS Micro Vault Storage Media 8GB  
Device Model Type Memory Note
USB Memory USM-16GL Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB  
USM-16GLX Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB  
USM-16GM Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB  
USM-16GN Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB  
USM-16GP Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB  
USM-16GQ Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB  
USM-16GR Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB  
USM-16GS Micro Vault Storage Media 16GB  
USM-32Gl Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB  
USM-32GM Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB  
USM-32GN Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB  
USM-32GP Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB  
USM-32GQ Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB  
USM-32GR Micro Vault Storage Media 32GB  
USM-64GP Micro Vault Storage Media 64GB  
USM-64GQ Micro Vault Storage Media 64GB  
*1 Songs transferred by "PlayStation™ Music" are not available.