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Inputs and Outputs
Overview: When used with a
compatible Pioneer IP-Bus head unit, this tuner allows you to receive XM's
programming in your vehicle. In addition to this tuner, you must have a Pioneer
XM-ready receiver and a subscription to XM Radio to
receive XM digital satellite radio signals.
Note: Satellite radio service
is available only within the contiguous United States. Service is not
available in Alaska and Hawaii.
Compatibility: Generally this XM tuner is
compatible with any Pioneer receiver with all of the following: 1) the letter
"P" in the model number; 2) a "Function" or "F" key; and 3) an 8-character display
Note: The manual specifies that
this XM tuner is not compatible with the AVH-P6400CD, AVH-P6400, DEH-P8500MP,
DEH-P850MP, or KEH-P2030.
XM Satellite Radio: XM
Satellite Radio programming features over 170 channels of digital-quality music,
news, talk, sports, entertainment, and children's programming nationwide, including 69 commercial-free music channels.
16 Character XM Satellite Radio
Information: This tuner will pass 16 characters of display data to Pioneer
radios with XM Satellite Radio tuner controls (2002 and older models display 8
characters). Information available for display includes channel names, artist
names/feature, song/program titles, channel numbers, and channel categories.
Information longer than 16 characters (or 8 characters for 2002 and older
models) will not be displayed.
Selecting Channels: The tuner
allows you to select channels by number or category. Channels are organized into
various program categories. You can search between the different categories and
then search among the channels within each category.
Memory: You can set a
total of 18 XM channels in the receiver's preset memory.
Front Panel of Tuner:
- Power Supply: 3-pin
connector for use with the power section of the Power harness/IP-Bus cable
- IP-Bus In: 11-pin male
connector that allows you to connect an optional Pioneer CD changer
- IP-Bus Out: 11-pin male
connector that connects to compatible Pioneer head unit
- To XM Antenna:
- Width: 7.048"
- Height: 1.053"
- Depth: 6.129" (with
Tuner with mounting bracket:
- Width: 9.517"
- Height: 1.176"
- Depth: 6.129" (with
- Width: 1.112"
- Height: 0.527"
- Depth: 1.677" (with