Sony Ericsson debuts Walkman FM Music Transmitter

Posted on Tuesday, October 18 2005 @ 3:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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.

Available in limited markets during December 2005, the MMR-60 will be released according to the legal requirements of each country as FM transmitters aren't allowed in all countries yet.

  • Plays music from your handset on any radio receiver within range
  • Box for storing and carrying
  • Size: 43x27x11mm
  • Weight: 9 gram
  • Range: Up to 10 meters
  • Colour: Gray/silver/black

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