Disc & USB Playback
Motorized 6.95" LCD Touchscreen: The Pioneer AVH-X5600BHS
features a 6.95" TFT Active Matrix, 16:9 widescreen touchscreen display. The
resolution of the display is 800 x 480 (RGB), for a total of 1,152,000 pixels.
The touchscreen display allows you to control this unit and a paired Bluetooth
device, or a connected component such as your iPod/iPhone or USB mass storage
class device. Menus appear on screen for making function choices, audio
adjustments, and setting up the system. The unit's touchscreen display is
motorized. The 6.95" touchscreen display electronically slides down to load and
eject your DVD/CD discs. The angle of the motorized touchscreen display can also
be adjusted to five different positions to meet your viewing needs in the car.
- Widescreen Modes: You can choose from the following
widescreen modes when playing back video - Full (4:3 picture is enlarged in
the horizontal direction only; enabling you to enjoy a 4:3 picture without
any omissions), Zoom (4:3 picture is enlarged in the same proportion both
vertically and horizontally; ideal for a 16:9 screen), Normal (4:3 picture
is displayed as it is).
- Picture Adjustments: You can store numerous video
settings for the head unit's video source and rear-view camera; including
brightness (adjusts the black intensity), contrast (adjusts contrast) color
(adjusts color saturation), temperature (adjust the color temperature), and
Dimmer (adjusts brightness).
- OSD + Backgrounds: 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, two moving images, a stored JPEG image,
spectrum analyzer, or
Note: The Pioneer AVH-X5600BHS offers English, Chinese, French,
Portuguese, and Spanish text.
Favorites: You can register the desired menu items on the
AVH-X5600BHS's "Favorites" menu screen. Registering your favorite menu items
allows you to quickly jump to the registered menu item by a simple touch on the
favorites menu. Up to 12 menu items can be registered as a "Favorite".
Front-Panel Control w/ Custom Illumination: In addition to
the touchscreen controls, the unit includes frequently used buttons along the
bottom 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).
MIXTRAX Illumination: MIXTRAX features a club-style
illumination that enhances the mood with a dynamic dance club-like lighting
effect. As MIXTRAX begins, lights start pulsing to the beat of the music, adding
an extra level of entertainment. You can choose among twelve patterns of
lighting variations from sound pressure level or low-pass synchronization modes.
The lighting effects work like a spectrum analyzer, reaching peak colors based
on the intensity of the music.
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 stopped with the parking brake engaged. The
head unit's light green wire must be connected to your vehicle's parking brake
detection circuit. 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-X5600BHS has a 2-DIN chassis
(also known as "Double-DIN"), 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. As always, please consult Crutchfield's
Outfit My Car to verify fit with your vehicle.
iPod Connectivity w/ DAC Bypass: The Pioneer AVH-X5600BHS
supports direct connection of your 30-pin or Lightning-connector iPod/iPhone
through its rear-panel USB port, RGB input, and 3.5mm jack. The AVH-X5600BHS
offers audio/video playback, music navigation, information display, and charging
of select Apple iPod/iPhone models. It also provides a special AppRadio mode for
iPhone 4/4S and iPhone 5/5C/5S users which allows you to access a variety of
online music, navigation, and other helpful apps. The AVH-X5600BHS allows your
iPod/iPhone's music library to be loaded instantly to the head unit and sound
quality to be maximized through the head unit's 24-bit D/A converter (bypassing
iPod/iPhone DAC), allowing for a Signal to Noise ratio up to 91dB.
- Lightning Dock Connector: If you have an iPhone 5/5C/5S
with the Lightning-connector, you can use Pioneer's
CD-IV203 VGA Interface Cable Kit and the Apple Lighting-to-VGA adapter
472LT2VGA (both sold separately) to access stored music and videos,
music and video apps, plus AppRadio Mode for playback of advance
applications on the Pioneer AVH-X5600BHS. This setup also requires your
iPhone 5/5C/5S be paired via Bluetooth to the head unit. If you desire only
music playback from your Lightning-connector Apple device, simply use
Pioneer's Lightning-to-USB cable (130CDIU52,
sold separately) or the Lightning-to-USB cable that came with your Apple
device to connect your iPod/iPhone to the AVH-X5600BHS.
- 30-Pin Dock Connector: If you have an iPhone 4/4S with
a 30-pin dock connector, use the Pioneer CD-IU201S RGB/USB cable (130IU201S,
sold separately) to enjoy playback of stored music and videos, music and
video apps, plus access to AppRadio Mode for playback of advance
applications on the Pioneer AVH-X5600BHS. If you do not own and iPhone 4/4S,
but do have another older 30-pin dock connector iPod/iPhone, use the Pioneer
CD-IU201V iPod Video cable (130IU201V,
sold separately) for playback of music and movies files stored on your
device, as well as music apps. Simply use Pioneer's dock connector-to-USB
sold separately) or the dock connector-to-USB cable that comes with your
Apple device if you desire stored music and music app playback only.
Note: 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 Control + Song/Artist Info & Album Art: The
Pioneer AVH-X5600BHS lets you control your iPod/iPhone from the head unit's
touchscreen, your iPod/iPhone's touchscreen/clickwheel, or a downloaded app. The
head unit supports song/artist information and album art.