5.8" TFT LCD Touchscreen
Color Display: The
AVH-P1400DVD features a 5.8" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 widescreen
touchscreen display. The resolution of the
display is 480 x 240 x RGB, for a total of 345,600 pixels. The touchscreen display allows
you to control this unit and a connected component such as an iPod/iPhone,
Satellite radio receiver, HD Radio tuner, or USB Flash memory. Menus appear on
screen for making function choices, audio adjustments, and setting up the
system. The unit has a front-loading disc-slot to make loading your disc easier,
because there is no panel to slide or fold-down.
fixed touchscreen display is not
Multilingual Display: The
Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD offers English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish text.
Video Adjustments: You can store numerous video settings for
each source and the optional rear view camera; including brightness (adjusts the
black intensity), contrast (adjusts contrast), color (adjusts color saturation), hue
(adjusts the tone of color),
temperature (adjust the color temperature), RGB (adjusts phase shifting), and black level
(emphasizes dark portions of images).
Widescreen Modes: You can
choose from the following widescreen modes when playing back video:
- Full: A 4:3 picture is enlarged in the
horizontal direction only, enabling you to enjoy a 4:3 picture
without any omissions.
- Just: The picture is enlarged slightly at
the center and the amount of enlargement increases horizontally
toward the ends of the picture.
- Zoom: A 4:3 picture is enlarged in the same
proportion both vertically and horizontally; ideal for a 16:9
- Cinema: A picture is enlarged by the same
proportion as Full or Zoom in the horizontal direction and by
an intermediate proportion between Full and Zoom in the vertical
- Normal: A 4:3 picture is displayed as it
On Screen Display Color & Background Adjustment: The color
of the on-screen display can be set to red, amber, green, blue or white. The
background can be set to one of four preset still images, one of three preset
movie images, a stored JPEG image, a video image from the external input, the
clock, or turned Off.
Front-Panel Control w/ Custom Illumination: In addition to the
touchscreen controls, the unit includes frequently used buttons along the left
edge of the screen. The color of the button illumination can be set to red,
amber, green, blue, white, or scan (constantly cycling through the color
spectrum). You can also create a custom color to match your vehicle's interior
lighting (112 colors to choose from).
Dimmer: To prevent the display from being too bright at night,
the display is automatically dimmed when the car's headlights are turned on. The
automatic dimmer function only works when the orange/white illumination wire in
the wiring harness is connected to the vehicle's headlight circuit.
Parking Brake Interlock: This unit has a parking brake
interlock system that prohibits viewing of video programming and operating
certain controls when the vehicle is in motion. In order to watch video on the
in-dash monitor, the vehicle must be parked with the parking brake engaged. The
head unit's light green wire must be connected to your vehicle's parking brake
Note: The head unit's touchscreen will display
"Attention! Viewing of front seat video source while driving is strictly
prohibited", if you try to watch a video when your vehicle is in motion.
2-DIN Chassis: The Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD has a 2-DIN chassis
(also known as "Double DIN" or size DD), and will fit in many vehicles
with a large dash opening. The unit can be ISO-mounted using factory brackets.
There is also an optional double-DIN sleeve
130ADTV133, sold separately) available for this unit that will allow you to
Euro-mount or custom mount the Pioneer head unit in your vehicle.
Note: As always, please consult Crutchfield's
Outfit My Car to verify fit with your vehicle.
Disc Compatibility: The Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD features
a front-loading disc slot. The AVH-P1400DVD supports playback of DVD Video,
DVD-R/DL, DVD-RW, CD Audio, CD-R, CD-RW, and Video CD discs (12cm
Compressed Audio Playback: This unit can play MP3 (8-320
kbps), WMA, (5-320 kbps), and AAC (8-320 kbps) audio files recorded on CD-R,
CD-RW, DVD-R, and DVD-RW discs. MP3/WMA/AAC files must be recorded in Level
1/Level 2, Joliet, and Romeo formats for CD-R/RW discs (UDF 1.02 (for DVD-R/RW
discs). Up to 8 directories, 700 folders, and 999 files per CD-R/CD-RW (3,500 for
DVD-R/RW) are recognized by this unit. The unit is compatible with ID3/WMA Tags
and will display artist, folder, file, and album name, plus comments.
JPEG Picture File Playback: You can play back JPEG still
images (up to a resolution of 8,192 x 7,680) recorded on CD-R/RW discs. The unit
automatically starts a slideshow from the first folder/picture on the disc. The
player displays the pictures in each folder in alphabetical order. The slideshow
interval can be set to 5, 10, or 15 seconds (or set to manual). JPEG images can
also be rotated 90° clockwise.
DivX Video Compatibility: This unit supports DivX video file
playback recorded onto DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW discs. The AVH-P1400DVD supports the
following DivX formats (Home Theater ver. 3/4/5.2/6). The recommended DivX file
size is 2 Mbps or less with a transmission rate of 2 GB or less.
Playback Functions: The Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD offers the
following playback functions:
- Automatic Playback: When a DVD disc with DVD menu is
inserted, this unit will cancel the DVD menu automatically and start
playback from the first chapter of the first title.
- Bookmark (Resume Playback): The Bookmark function lets
you resume playback from a selected scene the next time the disc is loaded.
- Frame-By-Frame Playback: This feature lets you movie
ahead on frame at a time during playback of your DVD or Video CD.
- Slow Motion Forward: When playing a DVD or Video CD,
you can choose to play back video in slow motion (no audio).
- Repeat Play: Audio/Video content can be repeated. You
can choose from Disc (entire disc), Chapter (current chapter), Title
(current title), Track (current track), File (current file), Folder (current
folder), or One (current video/song/track).
- Random (Shuffle) Play: Audio/Video can be played back
in a random order. You can choose from Songs (videos/songs in selected
list), Albums (videos/songs from selected album), Folder (songs/tracks in
selected folder), or Disc (all songs/tracks on disc).
Search Functions: The AVH-P1400DVD provides the following
- Track Title List: You can select tracks to playback
using the track title list which is a list of the tracks recorded on a disc.
- Scene Search: You can use the search function on the
unit's on-screen display to search for a desired scene on your DVD by
specifying a title and chapter track.
- Return to Scene: You can return to the specified scene
where the DVD you are currently playing has been preprogrammed to return.
- Skip Search: You can skip to the previous/next track,
file, folder, title, or chapter on a disc.
- Fast Forward/Reverse: You can fast forward/reverse
through a current track, file, or title on a disc.
Multi-Angle Display: This function allows you to choose the
viewing angle of scenes that were shot from a number of different angles.
Note: This function is limited to DVDs recorded with
multiple camera angles.
Multi-Audio: DVDs can provide audio playback with different
languages and different systems (Dolby Digital, DTS, etc; external processor
required to decode Dolby Digital and DTS). With DVDs featuring multi-audio
recordings you can switch between languages/audio systems during playback.
Multi-Subtitle: With DVDs featuring multi-subtitle
recordings, you can switch between subtitle languages during playback of your
Parental Lock: This unit features an 8-level Parental Lock
system protected by a user-selected 4-digit password to prevent certain DVD's
from being played back on the AVH-P1400DVD.
Off Insert/Eject: A disc can be inserted or ejected with the
power off. When a disc is inserted with the power off, the unit will
automatically power up and begin playback.
Auto Off Eject: When you eject a disc, the unit will
automatically power off (unless you switch sources before ejecting the disc).
Installation Angle: Optimum disc playback performance is
obtained when the unit is installed at an angle of less than 30-degrees.
USB Port: The AVH-P1400DVD has a female USB 2.0 (type-A) Full
Speed port on its front-panel. You can plug in a USB portable audio player or a
USB memory device. This unit is compatible with USB Mass Storage Class compliant
portable audio player and memory devices, loaded with MP3 (8-320 kbps), WMA (5-320
kbps), and AAC (8-320 kbps) files recorded in FAT 16/32. Up to 65,535 files; 6,000
folders (1,000 files per folder); and up to 8 tiers can be played back. This unit also
supports JPEG still image files (up to 8,192 x 7,680 pixels) and DivX video files
(.avi or .divx) loaded on a USB mass storage device. The AVH-P1400DVD offers the
following USB search, playback, and display functions.
- Search Modes:
- File Name List: select tracks to playback using the
file name list, which is a list of
the files stored on your USB device
- Skip Search:
skip to the previous/next file or folder on your connected USB device
- Fast Forward/Reverse: fast forward/reverse
through a current audio/video file on your connected USB device
- Playback Modes:
- Repeat: File (current file), Folder (current
folder), or All (all files)
- Random: Folder (files within selected folder) or
All (all files)
- Slide Show: automatically starts a slideshow from the first
folder/picture on the USB device
- Display Modes:
- Numeric Text: track number and elapsed playing time
- Alphanumeric Text: song title, artist name, and
- Images: album art, JPEG still image, or DivX video image
Note: USB portable audio players that
can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into
the receiver's USB port (1A) and the vehicle's ignition
switch is set to ACC or On. This unit cannot recognize
USB devices via a USB hub.
iPod/iPhone AV Playback: The Pioneer multimedia head unit
supports both audio/video playback from a compatible iPod or iPhone. Using your
iPod or iPhone's USB/Dock cable you can enjoy audio playback of your stored music,
podcasts, and Pandora Internet Radio on your iPod or iPhone through the Pioneer
A/V head unit. Using the Pioneer CD-IU50V or CD-IU51V iPod/iPhone connector cable
sold separately), you can also enjoy video playback of movies, TV shows, video
podcasts, and music videos stored on your iPod/iPhone, as well as music or video
based apps streamed to your iPod or iPhone. Video can only be displayed while the vehicle is
in park with the parking brake engaged. The Pioneer CD-IU51V iPod/iPhone
connector cable plugs into the unit's front-panel USB port and Aux input
Note: The iPod nano (7th gen), iPod touch (5th gen), and
iPhone 5 supports audio playback only; use the Lighting-to-USB cable that
came with the Apple device to connect to the head unit.
iPod/iPhone DAC Bypass: Because the Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD uses its USB
connection for audio & control transfer, your iPod/iPhone's stored music is
loaded instantly to the head unit and sound quality is maximized through the
head unit's 24-bit D/A converter, allowing for a Signal-to-Noise ratio up to
iPod/iPhone Control: The Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD offers 3 iPod/iPhone
control modes - Head Unit, Passenger, and App mode.
- Head Unit: From the head unit, you can search
audio/video content by Video Playlist, Movie, Music Video, Video
Podcast, TV Show, Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer,
or Audiobook (your iPod/iPhone's clickwheel or touchscreen will be locked).
Once you have selected a category, you can search each category
alphabetically (A-Z). In addition, the head unit offers Link Search, which
allows you to play songs related to the currently playing song. Link
Search lets the head unit create an album list of the currently playing
artist, a song list of the currently playing album, or an album list of the
currently playing genre. You can also select Random & Repeat
functions for a certain song or specific folder.
- iPod: The iPod control mode allows you to
control stored audio/video content from your connected iPod/iPhone's clickwheel or
touchscreen. This is very useful for the person riding in your passenger
- App Mode: App mode lets you listen to your favorite
music apps, such as
Slacker from your iPhone (iOS 3.0+) through the Pioneer head unit
and your vehicle's speakers. You can also watch video on the Pioneer A/V
touchscreen from streaming movie apps, such as
YouTube, downloaded on your iPhone 4/4S (iOS 4.0+). In addition, you can
receive audible/visual directions from navigation apps, such as
Motion X GPS Drive. Not all apps will be compatible
with App Mode and App Mode will provide only limited (basic),
if any, control over the app. Available controls may include -
Play/Pause & Skip Previous/Next. The App Mode's video and
visual navigation functions can only be accessed when the
vehicle is in park and the hand-brake is fully engaged.
iPod/iPhone Display: The multimedia head unit will display
your iPod/iPhone's music file information, including - Track number, Folder
number, Elapsed playing time, Song title, Artist name, Album label, and Album
art. There is no music information displayed when this unit is set
to 'App Mode'. Instead, all music information will be displayed on your
iPod/iPhone's LCD screen. The head unit's LCD touchscreen will only display the
text - 'App Mode'.
Pandora App: The free Pandora App lets you play music from the Pandora
music service through the Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD using your connected Apple iPhone,
via the Pioneer CD-IU51V iPod connector cable (sold separately) or the
USB/iPod dock cable that came with your iPhone. To access Pandora you must have an
Apple iPhone (iOS 3.0+) with the latest version of the
Radio application from Apple's
iTunes App Store. Your iPhone will need an active Data Plan account with connection to
the Internet via 3G, EDGE, or WiFi. You will also need a Pandora music service account.
The Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD will provide control over the Pandora music service &
display Artist, Album, & Song information; as well as Album art.
- Station List: You can select Pandora stations from your
Station List by date or alphabetically (A-Z).
- QuickMix: QuickMix allows you to listen to songs played
on one or more Pandora stations in your Station List randomly. You will need
to edit your QuickMix station selections on the iPhone before connection.
- Skip Songs: You can skip song tracks within a station.
You cannot skip back to a previous song. Pandora limits the number of skips
- Thumbs Up/Down: You can give songs a thumbs up or
thumbs down to help Pandora personalize stations to suit your preferences.
- Bookmarking: The song or artist currently being played
can be bookmarked & stored in your Pandora account.
Note: Access to the Pandora service will depend on the
availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your
iPhone to connect to the Internet. Pandora is not supported in Canada & only
available in the United States.
iPod Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 1A of
current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's
ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position. This unit will not charge
the Apple iPad. If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge,
then the unit will not recognize it.
iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer AVH-P1400DVD is
"Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model
functions (as of 9/26/2012):