Hands-Free Calling and Audio Streaming
Stay safe and obey local hands-free laws with built-in Bluetooth (HFP). With Secure Simple Pairing, you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the AVH-X5500BHS without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units.
If you have a compatible audio player device that also features built-in Bluetooth, you have the ability to wirelessly stream (A2DP) and control audio (AVRCP) to the receiver.
More Music. More Stations. More Features. Digital Sound. No Subscription!
The AVH-X5500BHS features a built-in HD Radio tuner allows you to enjoy your radio in an all-new way. With HD Radio, you can listen to the radio in the same unmatched fidelity as your digital music. Your FM stations now with CD-quality sound, AM stations now with FM-quality sound, and crystal-clear reception with no audio distortion. It offers new extra local FM channels so you can enjoy more music, news, and sports – All 100% subscription FREE!
For a complete list of HD Radio stations currently broadcasting in the United States or to learn more about HD Radio Technology please visit www.hdradio.com.
Your Favorite Stations Wherever You Go, Wherever You Are.
The AVH-X5500BHS is SiriusXM Ready so you can listen to commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment, comedy, news, traffic, weather, and more!. Simply connect the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (SXV200V1) to the dedicated port on the rear of the receiver and control and enjoy satellite radio without additional translators or cables. Features like Tune Start, Tune Scan, Replay, and iTunes® Tagging will be available on the receiver. The SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (SXV200V1) is sold separately. Also, a subscription to SiriusXM Radio is required.
To learn more or to purchase the tuner, please visit SiriusXM.
App Radio Mode
With AppRadio Mode for iPhone®, Pioneer has taken the technology from our revolutionary, game-changing AppRadio and placed it in the AVH-X5500BHS so you can experience control of compatible apps directly on your dash! When connected to an iPhone® using the appropriate interface cable (sold separately) and loaded with Pioneer's free AppRadio application, you can enjoy full on-screen access and control of your contacts, calendar, maps, and more with an intuitive interface, formatted and designed specifically for safer in-vehicle operation. Pioneer has teamed up with app providers to offer compatibility with many of today’s most popular in-vehicle apps, while also developing an expanding catalog of compatible apps for future features and functions that can be easily and seamlessly added.
Note: iPhone 5 compatibility requires a free firmware update from Pioneer (available Spring 2013) and the purchase of the CD-IV202AV interface cable kit (sold separately), Apple® Lightning to VGA adapter (sold separately), and Apple Lightning to USB cable (sold separately).
For more information please visit www.pioneerelectronics.com/appradiomode.
A Better-Than-Ever Listening Experience
Pandora is personalized internet radio that is designed to help you discover new music that you'll love mixed in with music that you already know. With the AVH-X5500BHS, you can enjoy superior sound quality and full control of the Pandora experience in your car directly from the touchscreen display of the receiver. You are able to give tracks "thumbs up" or "thumbs down," bookmark a song so you can purchase it later, easily switch between your personalized radio stations, and view full track data and album art.
In-dash control for Pandora is compatible with iPhone or Android devices. Simply download the free Pandora Radio app to your iPhone or Android device and connect it to the AVH-X5500BHS and take your music to the next level. If you are using an iPhone you will need to connect to the receiver with the appropriate interface cable depending on your iOS device (sold separately). If you are using an Android device, the phone must be paired via Bluetooth to the receiver.
For more information and to sign up for a free account please visit www.pandora.com.
USB Direct Control For iPod/iPhone
Pioneer's AVH-X5500BHS is ready to roll with direct connectivity to your iPod® or iPhone® for music and video via the optional USB interface cable (sold separately). Song, artist, time and album information are beautifully displayed on the 7" touchscreen. Powerful tools such as Link Search and Alphabet Search to help you find content faster. The system's wired USB connection provides direct digital signal transfer from the device for clean, clear sound while providing 1 amp of current to keep your iPod®/iPhone® charged.
Easily upgrade to navigation with the addition of the AVIC-U250 add-on navigation system. This versatile hideaway unit allows you you to switch to navigation mode with the touch of a button. Get to your destination by inputting an address or search through the POI library while enjoying whatever source is currently playing.
Select among five (Blue/Red/Amber/Green/Violet) colors for the display and 112 different colors to match unit illumination to your vehicle's interior lighting. Also choose from several background images to suit your mood.
- Built-In MOSFET 50W x 4 Amplifier
- 3 Sets of Hi-Volt RCA Preouts (4V) for System Expansion
- 8-Band Graphic Equalizer
- Auto EQ (CD-MC20 required)
- Sonic Center Control
- Advanced Sound Retriever
- Rear View Camera Input
- Advanced Touch Slide Operation
- Wired Remote Input
- Included Remote Control