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Pioneer has packed the AVH-X3600BHS DVD receiver with all the features available for their DVD receiver lineup. Check it out:

  •  Built-in Bluetooth®: Enjoy hands-free calling with your compatible phone, plus the ability to wirelessly stream and control music from your phone or other Bluetooth devices.
  •  Built-in HD Radio™ tuner: You'll notice the impressive sonic advantages right away — FM broadcasts that are near-CD quality, with AM that's as good as what you're used to on FM. You can tune into multiple channels on the same frequency, for more entertainment choices. Plus, the iTunes® tagging feature lets you save song info, so you can purchase the tracks you like later.
  • MirrorLink ready: MirrorLink system provides in-dash control over a growing number of Android™ smartphones. You'll enjoy touchscreen control from your Pioneer over music, phone contacts, and select apps — connect your compatible phone via USB and enjoy a seamless experience. Pioneer's CD-ML100 MirrorLink adapter is required (not included).
  • Optional satellite radio: Add a SiriusXM tuner and subscription for nationwide access to programming you can't get anywhere else — coast-to-coast reception is a huge plus if you travel constantly. And you'll never have to worry about data charges or coverage.
  • Siri Eyes Free: If you've got an iPhone 4S or iPhone 5/5S/5C, you can take advantage of Siri Eyes Free functionality with a touch of the receiver's touchscreen, using your voice to to place calls, select music, hear notification, add reminders — even compose and listen to text messages.

Enjoy your music

Pioneer AVH-X3600BHS

The AVH-X3600BHS features an HD Radio tuner and supports an optional satellite radio tuner.

The AVH-X3600BHS will play your music, no matter what medium you prefer. You can connect your iPod or iPhone to the rear USB input and use the receiver's controls to access your playlists, while tools like Alphabet Search and Link Search get you to the song you want quickly. Android users aren't left out in the cold. If your Android phone supports the media transfer protocol (MTP), you'll be able to browse and play back the music that's stored on your phone, no extra app required.

HD Radio

If you're a fan of streaming Internet radio, connect your iPhone to the receiver with an optional cable and take charge of your Pandora® account from the touchscreen, complete with thumbs-up and thumbs-down controls. And don't forget, you can also enjoy all your CDs, DVDs, discs full of MP3 or WMA music, or USB storage devices loaded with files.

Tune the sound

This Pioneer sports an 8-band equalizer for making your music sound perfect in your car, and you'll find an auto-equalization feature to tune your system (microphone required). Pioneer's Advanced Sound Retriever perks up the flat sound of compressed music by restoring high-frequency information.  If you're looking to build a killer system, three pairs of preamp outputs make it easier to connect external amplifiers

Customizable display and excellent video performance

The 6.1" LCD screen on this Pioneer can be customized with variable color choices and backgrounds. You'll also find some cool touchscreen features — Pioneer's Touch Slide technology gives you real fingertip control over many functions. Want a new EQ curve? Just draw it on the screen with your finger and you've got it. And you can browse video files through thumbnail images — just touch them to check out a sneak preview.
The AVH-X3600BHS plays DVDs in bright, clear detail when you're parked, and when you're on the road, you can entertain your passengers by sending a movie from the receiver to a rear-seat screen — they'll thank you during those long trips (check the "Details" tab for full information on cables required for video playback from iPhones). And of course you can plug in a rear-view camera to play it safe in crowded parking lots.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?

In most cars, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • DVD/CD receiver with internal amp (14 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • 6.1" touchscreen
    • Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • MIXTRAX for a DJ-inspired audio/visual experience
    • built-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad control (see Details tab for model compatibility) — optional adapter required for viewing video content
    • playback and control through USB of music files on compatible Android devices
    • MirrorLink ready
    • Pandora Internet radio control
    • five customizable display colors and 112 key panel illumination choices
    • fits double-DIN dash openings
    • remote control
    Audio/video features:
    • plays audio/video content from CDs, DVDs, and USB memory devices (see Details tab for full capabilities)
    • 8-band graphic equalizer with 7 preset EQ curves
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • Advanced Sound Retriever
    • Auto-EQ equalizes for your car interior automatically (optional mic required)
    Expandability:
    • compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
    • inputs: rear A/V input, rear video output, rear A/V and USB inputs, rear-view camera input
    • outputs: video output, 6-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
    Other information:

    DVD receivers: They're not just for movies

    DVD receivers add a new level of entertainment to your vehicle. You can watch a movie on the screen when you're parked on a Saturday night, or play a DVD through your rear seat video setup on the road. Touchscreen receivers allow you to breeze through menus with the tip of your finger. Most DVD receivers feature a USB input for audio from your iPod, and the ability to add an adapter that allows video to display on the screen. Some receivers even offer connections for a center speaker and a subwoofer, so you can build a full-fledged theater in your car, just like at home.

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    Written By Butch, Texas on Monday, June 01, 2015

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    I replaced the stock audio receiver with the Pioneer AVH-X3600BHS and have been very happy with the new unit. The technicians at Crutchfield were very helpful in answering my questions and there was no wait time when I phone them. All parts were supplied and the installation was reasonably simple.

    Pros: The Pioneer AVH-X3600BHS has all of the features that I was looking for. The bluetooth works great. I had read reviews that said that the audio from the unit was noisy but no one that I have talked to has complained and everyone says they can hear me clearly. I mounted the microphone in the overhead console of my Toyota Tundra where the stock microphone would have been installed. Audio of the unit is great and I am very happy with the HD system.

    Cons: I had a problem connecting the backup camera. When I plugged in the camera there was no video image on the screen without applying a firm pressure on the connector to the receiver. I tried three different video cables and three different cameras before I determined that this was the problem. I called Crutchfield and told them about my problem and they sent a replacement unit that arrived within three days.

    Good Unit for the price

    Written By Sneezy, Florida on Saturday, May 30, 2015

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    Swapped out the factory radio in my wife's '06 Toyota Sequoia for this unit. Installation was fairly easy for the unit, but the steering wheel controls and factory amp integration took a little more thought. Perhaps I'm old-fashioned, but I'd prefer a volume knob over buttons. Overall a positive experience with a few annoyances.

    Pros: Sound is better than the stock stereo. Bluetooth works flawlessly with my Android, both with calls and streaming music. Album covers and other metadata displays as expected. The USB works equally as well, displaying covers, song title, album, etc. Screen is bright and clear except in bright sunlight.

    Cons: The incessant beeping while turning the volume up or down is unnecessary at best, incredibly annoying at worst. To make matters worse, THE BEEPING CAN"T BE TURNED OFF. I still get dirty looks from my wife when I'm in the car with her. Touchscreen is usable, but a bit clunky. I'm not sure what the gold-standard in car audio touchscreens is, so this may be normal. Do not expect anything like a modern smartphone touch experience.

    Great features, fits with work

    Written By truckin', Kansas on Friday, May 29, 2015

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    Unit fits Silverado after removing part of dash support. Modules need to be tucked in as the unit is going into the dash. Once dash is on it fits great. Not a great way to place mirroring cord. So far happy with the features, too many to learn in a few days.

    Pros: finds Bluetooth easily, mirror music works great, haven't tried nav yet. Finds lots of stations, intuitive set up of most functions.

    Cons: dash support needs cut for unit to fit. Lower support needs trimmed as well due to flush fit of factory plugs vs aftermarket sticking out.

    Pioneer AVH-X3600BHS AWSOME

    Written By Coot, Grenada, Mississippi on Thursday, May 28, 2015

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    Great headunit, has all the features anyone could need.

    Pros: Awsome

    Cons: N[A

    great head unit

    Written By Jetta, okc on Thursday, May 28, 2015

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    Best head unit I've had was easiest head unit I've ever had to install as well

    AVH-3600BHS

    Written By JH, Santa Claus, IN on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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    Great product. Has all of the features I was looking for at a good price. The sound quality is much improved over my factory stereo. The Bluetooth works excellent with my Android phone. No issues streaming music or making/receiving calls.

    Pros: Lots of features including built in Bluetooth, XM capabilities and of course the DVD player.

    Cons: I only have two minor con's. First, there is some occasional variability in the volume level when switching between different functions. Next, at times the screen is difficult to see depending on how sunny it is outside even after trying to make adjustments to account for it. This is common with many screens in sunlight but it is something that I've noticed.

    AWESOME UNIT!

    Written By Daniel, Florida on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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    This unit is incredible! I installed this in my 2005 Hyundai Elantra Hatchback GT, and it works AMAZING! When I watched reviews of it on YouTube, I didn't really expect a whole lot more than what I saw, but when I first installed it and turned it on, I was quickly impressed because it greatly exceeded my expectations! Seeing this unit operate on YouTube is one thing, but actually having this in your car is 100,000 times better! On top of this unit, I am also VEERRRYYYY happy with this website! They automatically throw in all of the required install parts for your specific vehicle, for FREE. If I would have bought this unit from anywhere else, I would still be searching around for the correct parts to install this, and probably would have spent much more. So I am very glad I bought this from Crutchfield. I will definitely use this website in the future. If you are on the fence of whether you should buy this or not, DO IT. It is so worth it! It is an amazing unit!

    Pros: Vivid screen, multiple animated themes, color changing LED buttons, free install parts from crutchfield, easy installation, INSANELY fast shipping, I can go on forever about the pros of this unit and crutchfield's service.....AMESOME PURCHASE!

    Cons: Nothing

    Sweet unit!

    Written By Justin B, Kentucky on Monday, May 18, 2015

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    Awesome unit for the price! Everything worked first time out of the box. Bluetooth automatically pauses then resumes playback when entering the vehicle! Didn't even realize it has a port for backup camera! Guess what I'm getting next! Just buy it!

    awsome sound

    Written By mustang 50, Ohio on Monday, May 18, 2015

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    sounds great was easy to hook up after a couple of answered questions to Crutchfield team. still getting use to all the features but the one thing I had to have work was blue tooth for my new android phone and it works great.would recommend.

    Pros: sound alot better then stock mach 460 stereo in my mustang,easy to use

    Cons: the buttons are little but once I get use to using it will be fine.

    Pioneer

    Written By Trod, Madison, WI on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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    Pioneer great receiver as usual

    Pros: Great screen touch and slide good colors and graphics

    Cons: Labels in the rear tough to see

    Nice little unit

    Written By TC, Fairfield, ca on Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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    Had to downgrade to this from a Kenwood Excelon Navi unit. Didn't want to, but had to. Anyway, this my first Pioneer head unit and so far, I really like it. No regrets about the purchase at all.

    Great Headunit!

    Written By Rich, Texas on Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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    I traded in my old 2012 Wrangler for a new 2015 Wrangler and opted for the base stereo as I knew up front that I would be replacing the stereo in it. I went for a Sony in my 2012....and it was ok. But after installing this new Pioneer unit all I can say is...WOW! Sounds great, was easy to adjust and use without reading the instructions, and I am just super impressed with what I got for the money spent! I haven't swapped out my speakers yet, but did hook up a 10" Rockford Fosgate sub in a sealed enclosure...and the sub does make the system that much better, but even when I turned the sub completely off I was blown away with what this stereo has done to the stock speakers. Clarity is one thing this Pioneer has!

    Pros: Very user friendly! Intuitive controls! Really makes my car sound bigger than it is!

    Cons: Other than a tough install with the steering wheel controls module which has nothing to do with the head unit, this seems to be a great radio!