Play music files from handsets on any radio receiver
London, 17th October 2005, - Sony Ericsson today announced the Walkman™ -branded FM Music Transmitter MMR-60. Attached to a Sony Ericsson mobile phone it can transmit music files from the handset over the FM radio frequency band. This means that you can now to listen to favourite MP3/AAC tracks from your mobile, through any radio receivers within range.
The transmitter attaches to any Sony Ericsson mobile phone incorporating the new system connector Fast port. Menus in the mobile phone allow you to control the transmitting frequency at a range of up to 10 meters. Since the MMR-60 remembers the last used frequency, it’s easy to reconnect to the radio whenever you like. When a call comes in, the music stops playing and continues when you hang up. Small and easy to carry around, the MMR-60 offers a simple plug-and-play solution for people who want to share their favourite music with others.
“This Walkman™ phone accessory is a must-have for anyone who wants to unleash the music from his or her phone and share it with friends, at a party or even in the car,” said Per Helander, Product Manager. You can now use any radio receiver within a 10m range to listen to your favourite tracks in stereo loudspeakers, wherever you happen to be.
The MMR-60 is the newest addition to the strong portfolio of Sony Ericsson music accessories. The range includes, among other products, the Stereo Portable Handsfree HPM-70 and the Music Cable MMC-60.
Available in limited markets during December 2005, the MMR-60 will be released according to the legal requirements of each country.
Plays music from your handset on any radio receiver within range
FM Music Transmitter MMR-60
Box for storing and carrying
Weight: 9 gram
Range: Up to 10 meters
Note: Since FM-transmitters are not allowed in all countries yet, it will be launched in countries where we know it is allowed. This currently includes USA, South America, Australia and some countries in Asia. As we get knowledge about other countries allowing this, this list will grow.
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