Types of SiriusXM™ Radio Receivers

Sirius and XM Radio made several different types of satellite radio receivers throughout the years. Each type of a receiver had a specific type of use. Below is a list of the different types of satellite radio receivers.

Plug and Play / Dock and Play Receivers

These receivers allow the listener to take SiriusXM™ Radio with them in the car, home, boat, motorcycle, RV, truck, UTV, beach, and more. A plug and play receiver is about the size of a hand and can be used with various accessory kits for installation. For example a vehicle kit includes the needed parts to install a plug and play receiver into a car. Click here to learn more about all the ways to use a SiriusXM™ Radio plug and play receiver.

Models in Current Production

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These are 5 Volt Receivers are on the XM Platform

  • Onyx, Onyx EZ, Onyx EZR, Onyx Plus
  • AGT Sportscaster
  • Audiovox XR9
  • Jensen XR9
  • Edge
  • Samsung Helix
  • Pioneer Inno
  • Lynx
  • CPC900 Mini-Tuner
  • MiRGE
  • Delphi MyFi XM2GO
  • Samsung Nexus 25 & 50
  • Delphi Roady, Delphi Roady 2
  • Delphi Roady XT
  • SkyDock
  • CNP2000UC/CNP2000UCA
  • GEX-P920XM
  • Delphi SkyFi, Delphi Skyfi2, Delphi SkyFi3
  • Snap
  • Sony Gen I/II
  • SXV100/SXV200/SXV300
  • TAO XM2GO
  • Pioneer Airware XM2GO
  • Pioneer XMP3
  • Audiovox XMP3i
  • Delphi Xpress
  • Delphi XpressEZ, Delphi XpressR, Delphi XpressRC, Delphi XpressRCi

Sirius Platform Plug and Play Receivers (12volts - 5Volts)*

  • Brix Streamer, Brix Streamer GT & GTR, Brix Streamer R
  • InV/InV2
  • Sirius One SV1
  • S50
  • Sportster 1, Sportster 2, Sportster R, Sportster 3, Sportster 4, Sportster 5, Sportster 6
  • Starmate 1, Starmate 2, Starmate 3, Starmate 4, Starmate 5, Starmate 6, Starmate 7, Starmate 8
  • Stiletto 10 & 100
  • Stiletto 2
  • Stratus 3 SV3, Stratus 4, Stratus 5, Stratus 6
  • Xact Stream Jockey
  • Xact Visor
  • Xact XTR7
  • Xact XTR8
  • Audiovox SIR-PNP1, Audiovox SIR-PNP2, Audiovox SIR-PNP3
  • Clarion Calypso
  • Kenwood Here to Everywhere
  • Orbiter SR4000
  • Sanyo CRSR-10

Plug and Play / Dock and Play Receivers can be used in several different ways.

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Factory installed Radios (OEM)

A radio installed in a vehicle at the factory in called an OEM installed stereo/radio. Usually factory installed radios come equipped with the necessary parts to receive SiriusXM™ Radio in the stereo. If the radio does not have the necessary hardware to get SiriusXM™ Radio then you can add a third party installation kit with a specific module that allows you to receive SiriusXM™ Radio service. These installation kits include a module to translate the SiriusXM™ Radio programming, wiring harness, and antenna. Click here to browse the list of compatible vehicles.

Click the link below to learn more about the installation kit for each vehicle manufacturer. Use the compatibility guide located on each of the product pages linked below to find the model and year of the vehicle.

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Direct Home Tuners

XM Direct home tuners were designed to connect directly to the back of a home stereo system and would translate the SiriusXM service so the stereo could play the music and show the meta data on the front panel/display of the home tuner. It can in 2 different forms over the years. The original was integrated into the antenna (with the SiriusXM tuner in the antenna) and the second generation became a small device that connected to a SiriusXM antenna and then connected to the home tuner.

Some home tuners that worked with SiriusXM Direct Tuners include:

  • SONY
  • Pioneer
  • Harmon Kardan
  • Denon
  • and more

Click here to buy the XHD2H1 XM Direct Home Tuner

Direct Vehicle Tuners for Aftermarket Stereos

Stereos that are not factory installed are called aftermarket stereos or radios. You may be familiar with the brands such as SONY, Alpine, JVC, Clarion, Jensen and others. These stereos can come equipped with the ability to control SiriusXM™ Radio service but will need SXV300V1 SiriusXM™ Radio tuner which plugs into the back of the stereo. This tuner allows the aftermarket stereo to translate programming and display it on the radio. Included with the SXV300V1 tuner is the NGVA3 magnetic car antenna. In order for the SXV300V1 to get signal the antenna needs to be mounted outside of the vehicle, preferably on the roof or trunk.

  • Alpine
  • AudioVox
  • Blaupunkt
  • Clarion
  • JVC
  • Kenwood
  • Panasonic
  • Rockford Fosgate
  • SONY

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Aviation & Weather

With SiriusXM Aviation, pilots can fly worry-free with the weather and information they need. We deliver up-to-date, continuous, coast-to-coast weather service that your customers can rely on from taxi to touchdown. Our graphical aviation weather service is accessible on ForeFlight for iPad users on compatible Garmin products, so it’s available for all aircraft including helicopters. Features include Hi-Res Composite Radar and Lightning every 2.5 minutes, Cloud Cover, METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, AIRMETs, Wind data, Temperatures Aloft and more. And with four service levels, there’s a plan for every pilot.

In addition, aviation customers can add satellite radio to their onboard audio system to enjoy throughout the flight at a discount. With the SiriusXM All Access audio plan, your customers get the additional flexibility to listen outside their plane on their computers, smartphones and tablets

Marine / Weather / Fishing / Audio

SiriusXM Marine delivers the graphical weather and fishing info your customers need, and the entertainment they want directly to the chartplotter/MFD on their boats. Designed for cruising or fishing blue water, inshore, and the Great Lakes, there is a subscription package that will let your customers boat with confidence and enhance their time on the water, well beyond cell phone range.

Available in three service levels, SiriusXM Marine lets boaters monitor storm fronts, track lightning strikes, see wind and wave forecasts, water temperatures and more. In addition, they can control satellite radio through their chartplotter/MFD or a SiriusXM-Ready marine headunit when they add audio at a discount to their Marine service. With the SiriusXM All Access audio plan, boaters get the additional flexibility to listen outside their boat, on their computers, smartphones and tablets.

Streaming / Apps / Connected Speakers

In an ever changing world of technology it can be hard to keep up with all the listening options available via the internet. SiriusXM Radio has created several options for listening to programming on your phone, tablet, computer or connected device such as Sonos.

Home and Custom Audio Devices
It’s never been easier to enjoy SiriusXM at home. Your customers can listen through a connected speaker, A/V receiver or Multiple Location Radio in any room of the house. With an Amazon Alexa device, such as the Amazon Echo or Sonos One, they can control SiriusXM with just their voice. Your customers can choose the type of equipment they want; you install it and help them activate it. It’s that easy. Regardless of their needs, there’s a perfect solution available from SiriusXM or from one of these great brands.

SiriusXM on the App and Online
When you stream SiriusXM, you don’t just listen to what you love, you live it. You now have access to even more channels, and features that make it easier and faster than ever to create a completely customized experience, way beyond the car. And you can do it all on the go, at work, at play, whenever and wherever you want to enjoy SiriusXM. It’s listening re-imagined. 200+ amazing channels featuring commercial-free music, and morezz5,000+ hours of On Demand shows, performances and interviews with Howard Stern with video Personalized recommendations based on what you’re listening to.

SiriusXM™ Radio offers two types of streaming options. The TTR2 receiver with built-in speaker and the online streaming app which can be installed on a phone, tablet, pc or other device such as a Sonos speaker. Click here to learn more about the TTR2 internet streaming player.

Music for Business

If you enjoy SiriusXM Radio in the car, at home or on the go why not enjoy it in your business.

Similar to our consumer service, SiriusXM's passionate and dedicated team of music programmers curate a variety of commercial-free content to meet your business needs. Restaurant, hotel, spa, office music—even on hold music—each has its own unique requirements. So we offer 100+ diverse channels—from pop to jazz, standards to rock, or blues to classical—to keep your customers engaged, energized and entertained, while motivating your employees.SiriusXM helps your business connect with customers and build brand loyalty at $24.95 a month and includes all royalty fees for ASCAP, BMI and SESAC. Plus easy plug-and-play installation or web-based play via SiriusXM Mobile App or desktop.

Mar 5, 2021

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