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Pioneer AVH-211EX

DVD receiver

Item # 130AV211EX

Pioneer gives you a way to add full-fledged multimedia options to your car without straining your bank account.

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About the Pioneer AVH-211EX

Step up your car A/V experience

Pioneer gives you a way to add full-fledged multimedia options to your car without straining your bank account. Their AVH-211EX DVD receiver offers a responsive touchscreen, built-in Bluetooth®, serious sound tuning ability, and plenty of ways to enjoy your favorite entertainment when you're in the car.

Step up your car A/V experience

Pioneer gives you a way to add full-fledged multimedia options to your car without straining your bank account. Their AVH-211EX DVD receiver offers a responsive touchscreen, built-in Bluetooth®, serious sound tuning ability, and plenty of ways to enjoy your favorite entertainment when you're in the car.

Bluetooth makes your drive better

With this Pioneer's built-in Bluetooth, you'll make and take calls safely while keeping your hands on the wheel. And the included external mic ensures that whoever you call will hear you loud and clear. If you've got favorite streaming services or music files on your phone, you don't even have to plug in to listen to them through wireless audio streaming.

Great sounding music

You can play CDs, connect your audio device to the aux input, and enjoy control over your iPhone® and Android phone via USB. You can watch DVDs when the parking brake is engaged, or send the video output to optional rear-seat screens when you're mobile. The AVH-211EX rocks out with a powerful amplifier, supported by a versatile 13-band equalizer that tames the rough spots in your car's acoustics. If you're looking for even more punch, connect an amp or powered sub to the three sets of preamp outputs and kick things up a notch.

Want to keep your steering wheel 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.

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

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Product highlights:

    General Features:
    • 6.2" touchscreen display
    • multi-color illumination
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • remote control
    Smartphone Features:
    • built-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad control (see Details tab for info)
    Audio/video Features:
    • plays audio/video content from CDs, DVDs, and USB memory devices (see Details tab for full capabilities)
    • 13-band graphic equalizer with 7 preset EQ curves
    • high- and low-pass filters
    Expandability:
    • inputs: rear A/V input, rear USB input, rear-view camera input
    • outputs: video output, 6-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear, and subwoofer)
    Other Information:
    • internal amp (14 watts RMS CTA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • compatible with most factory steering wheel audio controls (adapter required)
    • warranty: 1 year
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # AVH-211EX

    What's in the box:

    • DVD receiver w/ fixed 6.2" touchscreen monitor (10A fuse inserted in chassis)
    • Wiring harness
    • Remote control (CXE5116)
    • CR2025 3V lithium battery (installed in remote)
    • 5' USB extension cable
    • Microphone w/ mounting-bracket (attached 13' cable terminated by a right-angle 2.5mm connector)
    • Two-sided tape
    • 6 Pan-head ISO screws (M5 x 6mm)
    • 6 Flat-head ISO screws (M5 x 6mm)
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Installation Manual
    • Warranty Information

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    Features & specs

    Expandability
    AUX Input Mini (rear)
    Audio/video Input Mini (rear)
    USB Input Rear
    Backup Camera Input Yes
    Second Camera Input No
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control No
    Android Control Yes
    Memory Card Slot USB memory
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready No
    HD Radio No
    Navigation No
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size No
    Nano 7
    Touch 6/5
    iPhone X/8+/8/7+/7/6S+/6S/6+/6/5S/5C/
    General
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) 14 watts
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) 22 watts
    Peak Output 50 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 6-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs Yes
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs No
    Video Screen Yes
    Navigation App Compatible (iOS) N
    Navigation App Compatible (Android) N/A
    Preamp Voltage 2 volts
    Screen Size 6.2
    Display Color
    Key Button Color Variable
    EQ Bands 13
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Adapter required
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    Tuner
    FM Sensitivity 12 dBf
    European Tuning No
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System Yes
    File Playback
    Music File Playback MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV
    High-res Playback N

    Product Research

    Built-in Bluetooth
    Android & iPhone Integration
    Apple Music & AM/FM Radio
    Disc & USB Playback
    Audio Section
    AV Connections
    Touchscreen & Remote Control

    Built-in Bluetooth

    Bluetooth 3.0: The AVH-211EX is equipped with built-in Bluetooth 3.0, allowing you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles:

    • Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.6 (Hands Free Profile), PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access Profile).
    • Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.3 (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), AVRCP 1.6 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
    Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Pioneer AVH-211EX.

    Multi-Device Pairing Dual Phone Connection: Up to 3 Bluetooth-compatible devices (2 phones/1 audio player) can be paired to this head unit. You are even able to keep two Bluetooth-enabled smartphones connected at the same time, so you can switch between phones from the head unit's touchscreen, without having to connect or re-connect devices.

    • SSP (Secure Simple Pairing): With Secure Simple Pairing (SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the AVH-211EX without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings.
    • Auto Re-Connection: Once an already paired Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically links the head unit and device together. If two Bluetooth devices were connected the last time, the two devices are connected to this unit automatically in the order that they are registered in the device list.

    Hands-Free Communication (w/ External Mic): The PioneerAVH-211EX supports wireless hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. Thanks to the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with wideband speech capability, the AVH-211EX provides more natural sound quality and details during wireless calls. The AVH-211EX allows you to carry on a phone conversation from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone using the head unit's external microphone and your car audio speakers. During a conversation you can adjust the volume, as well as switch between the Private Mode (talking directly on your cell phone) and the Hands Free Mode.

    • Answering A Call: During an incoming phone call, the head unit will display the caller's information and an audible ring tone will be heard through your vehicle's speakers. You can manually answer an incoming call or have the unit automatically answer the call.
    • Making A Call: The AVH-211EX offers a variety of ways to make call using the in-dash receiver.
      • Direct Dialing: You can make a call by entering the phone number using the head unit's touchscreen keypad.
      • Preset Dialing: You can store up to six phone numbers as presets for quicker dialing.
      • Phone Book: The phone book (up to 1,000 contacts) in your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone will be transferred automatically when the phone is paired to this unit. After finding the number you want to call in the phone book from the head unit, you can select the entry and make the call. If a lot of numbers are registered in the phone book, you can search for a phone number by the contact person's name alphabetically.
      • Call History: The 80 most recent calls dialed, received, and missed are stored in memory. You can browse them and call numbers from these lists.
    Note: Advanced phone operations that require attention, such as dialing numbers on the touchscreen monitor or adjusting Bluetooth settings, are prohibited while driving. The vehicle's parking brake must be engaged to access these functions.

    Wireless Audio Streaming: The Pioneer AVH-211EX also supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone. The head unit can stream music stored on your Bluetooth enabled device or music apps you have downloaded on your device. When an incoming call or outgoing call is in progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be paused so you can take your call.

    • Advanced Music Navigation: In addition to basic playback functions (Play/Pause, FF/RW, Skip, Random/Repeat), the AVH-211EX lets you browse your stored music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, etc.. (search functions will vary by phone).
    • Song/Artist Info: The head unit will also display your stored music's and music app's song information; such as Artist name and Song/Album title (no album art).

    Android & iPhone Integration

    Android MTP Playback: The Pioneer AVH-211EX supports MTP for playback & control of stored MP3/WMA/AAC music files on your Android (OS 4.0+) device through the Pioneer receiver's rear-panel USB port. In this mode, you get basic playback control (like Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track), plus song/artist/album information on the receiver's LCD touchscreen. During MTP connection, you cannot use your Android smartphone's touchscreen to control music playback and you cannot select music apps from your smartphone for playback. However, you can continue to listen to stored music on your Android smartphone through the head unit while you check your Calendar, Facebook, Texts, etc on your phone.

    iPhone Direct Connect: The Pioneer AVH-211EX's rear-panel USB port can be used to connect your Apple device with Lightning connector to the head unit. You'll need a Lightning-to-USB cable to connect your Apple device with Lightning connector. The USB connection allows for audio playback, music navigation, information display (including album art), and charging of your compatible iPhone or iPod.

    • Audio Control: From the head unit's touchscreen, you can search your iPod/iPhone's audio content by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Podcast, Genre, Composer, or Audiobook. You can also select Random & Repeat functions for a certain song or specific folder. You'll still be able to control your iPod or iPhone from the device's touchscreen too.
    • Song/Artist/Album Info: In addition, the head unit will display your iPod/iPhone's stored music information including Elapsed playing time, Artist name, Song & Album title, as well as Album Art.
    Note: If there are 10,000 songs or more on your iPod/iPhone, it will require almost one hour to fully populate the song list.

    Smartphone Charging: The head unit's USB connection provides 5V/1A of current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone or Android device when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position. If your mobile device has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it.

    Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer AVH-211EX supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions (as of 8/29/2018):

    Apple Device Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Display Type Bluetooth Charge
    Audio Video Head Unit iPod/iPhone Song/Artist Text Track Info Album Art Phone Audio
    iPhone
    5/5C 10.3.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5S 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    SE 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    6/6+/6S/6S+ 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    7/7+ 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    8/8+ 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    X 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    touch
    5th 9.3.5 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
    6th 11.4.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y
    nano
    7th 1.02 PC Y N Y N Y Y Y N Y Y

    Notes:

    • Not compatible with older Apple 30-pin devices.
    • Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.

    Apple Music & AM/FM Radio

    Apple Music Radio: You can playback Apple Music Radio on your USB-connected Apple iOS device through the Pioneer AVH-211EX. With a WiFi or cellular connection, you can listen to Beats 1 and other live radio stations. Apple Music subscribers can also listen to on-demand stations for every genre or create their own stations. You can use the head unit's touchscreen to select between your Apple Music Radio stations, playback songs similar to the current song, stop playback of the current song, and add the current song to your iTunes wish list. Apple Music Radio playback is compatible with the following Apple iOS devices -

    • iPhone: X, 8+/8, 7+/7, 6S+/6S/6+/6, 5S/5C/5, SE, & 4S - running iOS 9.3.5 or newer
    • iPod: touch (6th, 5th generation) - running at iOS 9.3.5 or newer
    Note: Your Apple iOS device will need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, LTE (4G), or WiFi.

    Supertuner IIID AM/FM Tuner: The Supertuner IIID AM/FM tuner features Feed Forward Control, which avoids multi-path interference. This pre-detection of interference enables quick filter control and results in less distortion. In addition, the Supertuner IIID creates enhanced stereo during multi-path interference, unlike conventional tuners that collapse to mono. Digital processing reduces distortion, and improves Signal-to-Noise Ratio and stereo separation. Advanced analog technology improves signal processing sensitivity.

    • RDS: The Radio Data System (RDS) feature displays radio broadcast information such as artist, title, and album when listening to compatible AM/FM stations.
    • BSM (Best Stations Memory): BSM lets you automatically store the six strongest stations under preset buttons 1-6 of the currently tuned band. The tuner has 3 FM banks and 1 AM bank. You can store 6 presets for each bank giving you a total of 18 FM presets and 6 AM presets.
    • Local Tuning: Local seek tuning lets you tune in only those radio stations with sufficiently strong signals for good reception. There are 4 levels of sensitivity for FM and two levels for AM. The higher settings allow reception of only the strongest stations, while lower settings let you receive progressively weaker stations.

    Disc & USB Playback

    Compatible Discs: The AVH-211EX supports playback of DVD-Video, DVD-R/RW, CD-Audio, and CD-R/RW discs with music & video files.

    • Off Insert: You can insert a disc with the unit's power off. The receiver will remain off until you press one of the unit's push-buttons.
    • Installation Angle: Optimum disc playback performance is obtained when the unit is installed at an angle of less than 30-degrees.
    • 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-211EX.

    USB Mass Storage Class Device Compatible: The unit's rear-panel USB (type-A) port and 5' USB extension cable allows you to connect a USB Mass Storage Class (MSC) device; such as a USB thumbdrive or portable digital audio player. The USB port enables playback & control of music, video, and photo files stored on your portable USB MSC device through the Pioneer AVH-211EX. USB devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the DVD receiver's USB port (5V/1A) and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.

    • File/Track Name List: The Name List feature displays a list of music, movie, and photo files loaded onto a connected USB device, so you can easily access your content.
    • Song/Artist/Album Info: The head unit will display your USB device's stored music information - including Elapsed playing time, Artist name, Song & Album title, as well as Album Art.
    Note: The head unit's USB port does not support USB hubs or USB card-readers.

    Compatible Media Files: The Pioneer AVH-211EX supports the following types of audio, video, and photo files recorded onto a disc or inserted USB device.

    Media Type Disc (CD-R/RW, DVD-R/-RW/-R DL) USB (MSC/MTP)
    File System ISO9660 Level 1 or 2, Romeo, Joliet, FAT 16/32
    Playable File Types Audio

    MP3: 8-320kbps bit rate; 16-48kHz sampling rates 
    WMA: 8-192kbps bit rate; 8-48kHz sampling rates 
    AAC: 
    8-320kbps bit rate; 11.025-96kHz sampling rates

    MP3: 8-320kbps bit rate; 16-48kHz sampling rates 
    WMA: 8-192kbps bit rate; 8-48kHz sampling rates 
    AAC: 
    8-320kbps bit rate; 11.025-96kHz sampling rates 
    WAV: 8/16-bit depth; 16-48kHz sampling rates  (not supported by MTP)
    Video MPEG-1/2/4: 720 x 576 max resolution
    DivX:
     720-576 max resolution;
    MPEG 2/4: 720 x 576 max resolution
    AVI: 720 x 576 max resolution

    DivX:
    720 x 576 max resolution
    *Note: 
    Video not supported by MTP
    Photo N/A JPEG: max resolution of 8192 x 7680 (not supported by MTP)
    BMP:
    max resolution of 1920 x 936 (not supported by MTP)
    Maximum # of Folders/Files

    300 folders/999 files for CD (300 folders/3,500 files for DVD)

    300 folders/15,000 files
    Tags ID3 tags (ver. 1.0,/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA-tags, AAC-tags, & Album Art (USB only)
    Note: Videos and Photos can only be viewed when the vehicle's parking brake is engaged.

    Audio Section

    24-Bit/96kHz DAC: For superb quality audio playback from disc and USB, the Pioneer AVH-211EX is equipped with a 24-bit/96kHz digital-to-analog converter.

    MOSFET50 Internal Amplifier: The Pioneer AVH-211EX is equipped with a MOSFET amplifier. Compared to conventional power supplies, the MOSFET amplification circuit is smaller and more efficient, and it delivers increased power with less distortion and absolutely zero on/off switching noise. More power means louder and cleaner music at higher volumes because you're not pushing the limits of the amplification circuit.

    • CTA-2006 Specs: 14 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20Hz-20kHz, 1% THD-N)
    • Continuous Power Output: 22 watts RMS x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 50Hz-15kHz, 5% THD)
    • Maximum Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels (or 50 watts x 2 channels at 4 ohms + 70 watts x 1 channel at 2 ohms for subwoofer)
    Note: The power specifications for the AVH-211EX are compliant with the CTA-2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). These standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and between manufacturers.

    2V/6CH Preamp Outputs + Sub Control: The Pioneer AVH-211EX features three pair of 2.0-volt preamp outputs (Front/Rear/Subwoofer). The unit's front and rear preamp output can be faded (front/rear), while the subwoofer preamp output is non-fading. The Pioneer AVH-211EX lets you adjust the subwoofer preamp output's phase (normal/reverse) and volume (+10 to -24).

    Crossovers: The AVH-211EX employs high pass and low pass crossovers to tailor the head unit to your connected speakers.

    • HPF: The head unit features a HPF (High Pass Filter) for its front & rear speaker-level or preamp outputs. The HPF's crossover slope can be set to -6, -12, -18, or -24 dB/octave. The HPF's crossover frequency can be set to 25, 31.5, 40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, or 250 Hz.
    • LPF: The head unit features a LPF (Low Pass Filter) for its subwoofer preamp output. The LPF's crossover slope can be set to -6, -12, -18, -24, -30, or -36 dB/octave. The LPF's crossover frequency can be set to 25, 31.5, 40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, or 250 Hz.

    EEQ (Easy EQ) w/ 13-Band Graphic EQ: There are seven stored equalizer curves which you can easily recall at any time. You can choose from - Powerful, Natural, Vocal, Super Bass, Flat, Custom 1, or Custom 2. The Custom 1 and Custom 2 EQ modes allow you to manually adjust the level (+/- 12dB) of each band of the head unit's 13-band graphic equalizer (50, 80, 125, 200, 315, 500, 800, 1.25k, 2k, 3.15k, 5k, 8k, and 12.5k Hz).

    Audio Settings: The head unit provides further sound adjustments for your car audio system.

    • Listening Position & Time Alignment: For a better sound-stage you can select your optimal listening position. You can choose from All, Front Left, Front Right, or Front. You can also select to manually fine tune the sound stage, using Digital Time Alignment (DTA) by selecting the distance (0-140") for each individual speaker in the vehicle compared to your listening position.
    • Speaker Level: You can adjust each speaker and sub channel independently from +10 to -24 to best even out the sound in your vehicle.
    • Bass Boost: You can easily boost the subwoofer bass level by using the Bass Boost function. The Bass Boost feature allows you increase the subwoofer level from 0 to +12 dB.
    • Loudness: The Loudness function compensates for deficiencies in the low- and high-frequency ranges at low volume. You can set the Loudness to High, Mid, Low, or Off.
    • Source Level Adjustment (SLA): This function lets you adjust the volume level of each source to prevent radical changes in volume when switching between sources. Settings are based on the unit's FM volume level, which remains unchanged. Each source can be independently adjusted from -4 dB to +4 dB.

    Rear Speaker Setup The rear speaker outputs can be set to provide full range output with full fading capability, or they can be set to provide non-fading subwoofer (low-pass) output. When the rear speaker outputs are set to subwoofer mode, the rear preamp outputs also switch from full range to subwoofer outputs. When set for subwoofer operation, you can connect the rear speaker leads directly to two small 4-ohm passive subwoofers or a dual voice coil sub with 4-ohm voice coils. If you prefer to use a single 2-ohm subwoofer, you can connect the woofer to one set of speaker leads, leaving the other set of rear leads disconnected. The maximum output provided when a 2-ohm load is connected to one set of leads is 70 watts.

    Key Beep: The in-dash head unit provides an audible beep to confirm button operation. The beep tone can be turned on or off.

    AV Connections

    AV Input: The head unit has a rear-panel 3.5mm minijack AV input for connecting an external audio/video device. Your vehicle's parking brake must be engaged to view video on the receiver's touchscreen.

    Video Output: A single RCA composite video-output jack allows you to an add external monitor, such as rear headrest or overhead monitor (sold separately). The video output can display a DVD, USB, or AV-input video signal when its selected as the receiver's source, regardless if the vehicle's parking brake is engaged or not.

    Rearview Camera: The AVH-211EX is equipped with a composite video rearview camera input for the addition of an optional backup camera (130NDBC8, sold separately).

    • Auto View: The unit features a function that automatically switches to the rear camera image. When the vehicle's transmission is put in reverse, the screen automatically switches to the rear view camera (violet/white wire of the harness must be connected to the vehicle's reverse lamp circuit for automatic video switching). Automatic video switching takes approximately 1.2 seconds.
    • Camera View: There is also a Camera View mode which allows you to manually bring up the rearview camera image on the receiver's touchscreen monitor to check what is behind you while driving. You can leave the Camera View mode on if you want to see the rearview image at all times; for instance when towing a trailer.

    Touchscreen & Remote Control

    Clear Resistive Touchscreen: The AVH-211EX features a 6.2" clear resistive LCD touchscreen with a display resolution of 800 x 480 (RGB), for a total of 1,152,000 pixels. The clear resistive touchscreen is designed to enhance the visibility of on-screen graphics and images, making them appear clear and crisp. The LCD touchscreen allows you to control this unit and a connected component, such as an iPod/iPhone, a USB mass storage class device, or Bluetooth source. Menus appear on screen for making function choices, audio adjustments, and setting up the system.

    • Favorite Menu: You can register the desired menu items on the AVH-211EX'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".
    • Background (Wallpaper): You can select between a variety of preset background (wallpaper) images for the Menu screen and AV operation screen. You can also adjust the color of the on-screen display; choose between red, amber, green, blue or white.
    • Picture Adjustments: You can store numerous video settings for the head unit's video sources and rearview camera; including brightness (adjusts the black intensity), contrast (adjusts contrast) color (adjusts color saturation), hue (adjust color tone), and Dimmer (adjusts brightness).
    • 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), and Trimming (image is displayed across the entire screen with horizontal-to-vertical ratio left as is).
    Note: 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.

    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 rainbow (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 touchscreen display and button illumination from being too bright at night, the illumination 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. You can also turn on or off the dimmer manually. You can even set a timer for the dimmer to turn on or off.

    Remote Functions: The Pioneer AVH-211EX DVD receiver includes a wireless remote control and offers steering wheel control capability (adapter required).

    • Wireless Remote Control: The Pioneer AVH-211EX includes an IR remote control (CXE5116) for wireless operation of the DVD receiver and your connected devices. The included remote does offer Bluetooth phone functions.
    • Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit that lets you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with an optional steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately).

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    because the laws in florida have changed and you can only use your phone now has to be hands free while driving [ richard  Oct 20, 2019 ]
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    Nice decent stereo [ Abel  Aug 14, 2019 ]
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    Had all the features I wanted. Great price. Good Reviews. Like appearance. [ Alan  Jul 12, 2019 ]
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    Price and great reviews [ Celia  Jul 09, 2019 ]
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    Recommend by dante. Had all the features that I was looking for [ Shane  Jun 13, 2019 ]
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    I have this unit in my other jeep, perfect fit for how i use it [ SEAN A  May 20, 2019 ]
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    Best stereo for the low cost. [ Daniel  Apr 01, 2019 ]
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    I have previously owned pioneer and love their ease of operation [ Larry  Feb 09, 2019 ]
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    customer really wanted this one. [ Robert  Jan 28, 2019 ]
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    I am a big pioneer fan, that's the only receiver I use [ Clement  Jan 18, 2019 ]
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    Good deal. Pioneer is good quality [ Joseph  Jan 13, 2019 ]
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    I like the features of this Pioneer unit, the price, and great ratings from other customers that have purchased this unit. [ LUIS  Jan 11, 2019 ]
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    My son has a similar model. It is awesome! [ Eric  Dec 28, 2018 ]
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    Replace original radio that came with the car. [ Boon  Dec 20, 2018 ]
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    Had bought the AVH-201EX but did not get the wiring harness option that was not offered at the time, so this order I did get it. [ Wally  Nov 30, 2018 ]
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    Great price [ JULIO  Oct 27, 2018 ]
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    For installation [ phuoc  Oct 18, 2018 ]
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    lots of bang for the buck. I went on a car audio installations website for pics of vehicles they did and what went into these vehicles. This head unit was installed in several of the vehicles they posted the work on. Lots of features and low price. I compared to several others and the functions that this one has to the others is about the same with minimal variations. [ Dennis  Oct 01, 2018 ]
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    13 questions already asked

    Q
    When playing a dvd, turn the car engin off and restart the car, does will it starts playing where it left off or it will start playing from the beginning again?
    [ Nia  Sep 23, 2019 ]
    2 answers
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    Hi! Yes, it starts playing where the dvd where you left off.
    [ JESUS RODRIGUEZ  Oct 04, 2019 ]
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    If you turn off the car (and radio) completely the DVD would start from the beginning when you turn it back on.
    [ Cosmo  Oct 04, 2019 ]  Staff
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    I have navigation system with premium audio on my civic ex will it work? 2006
    [ william  Sep 20, 2019 ]
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    Yes, If you have a separate Navi System already installed, then yes it will work through your Aux input for sound, and display.
    [ Brandon  Sep 21, 2019 ]
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    It will, you will just need to get the hardware and dash kit. Stereo doesn't have navigation feature, but other then that it works great on my acura tl 2006 with amps, subs, and epicenter..
    [ Javier Moreno  Sep 20, 2019 ]
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    I need a touchscreen for this radio ?
    [ Mike  Sep 16, 2019 ]
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    That radio does have a touchscreen. If the screen on the radio is broken, that would be a repair issue and would be handled via warranty service from pioneer. The screens are not replaceable.
    [ Calvin  Sep 25, 2019 ]  Staff
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    Can the avh211ex connect with iphone, and can it be reset?
    [ Margaret  Jul 27, 2019 ]
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    I'm having trouble connecting my I phone . It was working but now it's not
    [ Pat f  Oct 03, 2019 ]
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    Yes it will hook up direct through Blue Tooth, and the USB cable through the unit
    [ Brandon  Jul 28, 2019 ]
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    Is this a SiriusXM radio? Or can it be added
    [ Big L  May 05, 2019 ]
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    This radio no compatible with siriusXM
    [ victor  May 05, 2019 ]
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    I have the Pioneer AVH-200ex in my 2012 Dodge Challenger, everything seems to work except for placing calls. I can place the call but I cant hear the person that I'm dialing, they can hear me but I get no sounds through the speakers?
    [ Djuan  Apr 16, 2019 ]
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    i use Bluetooth with mine and it works fine. I would think Crutchfield could weigh in better on this. I would think it has to be a problem with the unit.
    [ WILLIAM T  Apr 17, 2019 ]
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    does it bring the tools to install?
    [ J  Apr 02, 2019 ]
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    Dont understand the question
    [ Danny  Apr 02, 2019 ]
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    No
    [ victor  Apr 02, 2019 ]
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    Unfortunately, it doesn't come with any installation tools.
    [ JESUS RODRIGUEZ  Apr 02, 2019 ]
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    Youre going to need a screwdriver and a pair of wire strippers. It doesnt come with any tools because this isnt a piece of Swedish furniture.
    [ Thomas  Apr 02, 2019 ]
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    You will need attach the radio to your cars harness and buy butt connectors or something similar. The only other thing you'll need is some screw drivers.
    [ Jonathan  Apr 02, 2019 ]
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    Trying to replace the factory radio (Boston Acoustics) in Jeep commander Overland. The speaker wiring is straight forward, however I can not get the radio to power up at all. I've check the fuse under the hood, and under the dash and both are fine. I've tried to use a multi-meter on the Jeep's radio harness and there seems to be power. I've also tried to power up an extra radio and I'm having the same issues. Do you know of anything else to try?
    [ Bostoncarl  Mar 19, 2019 ]
    1 answer
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    If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer.
    [ Krissy  Mar 25, 2019 ]  Staff
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    Can the receiver play videos from my iPhone via bluetooth?
    [ Lonnie  Mar 02, 2019 ]
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    no
    [ Daniel  Mar 07, 2019 ]
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    No. Just hard wired to video inputs or a back up camera.
    [ Michael  Mar 03, 2019 ]
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    No
    [ DOUGLAS E  Mar 02, 2019 ]
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    Does it allow bluetooth capability to android? I noticed mostly features for apple products
    [ Waldo  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    I know you can connect to bluetooth fo calls and music but I dont think it supports android auto because that requires a 7" screen and this only has a 6.2" screen I ended up sending it back and purchasing a AVH2300NEX model instead because it has a 7" screen
    [ Robert  Feb 28, 2019 ]
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    Yes it supports all systems
    [ Christian  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    Yes it does. It runs apple car play and android auto. I run a Samsung Galaxy and bluetooth to it just fine.
    [ Thomas  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    Yes, connect to a Samsung galaxy, no problems.
    [ Sheila  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    Yes, any Bluetooth phone will connect.
    [ Jonathan  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    I understand this is a scratch and dent item - where are the scratches and or dents? Is there anything missing for that bundle purchase (wiring harness, bluetooth connector, antenna hook up)?
    [ Adam  Feb 11, 2019 ]
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    If a Scratch & Dent item even has a blemish, it will be very small and not affect the product's performance or capabilities in any way. They are completely bench tested to ensure full functionality and are covered by the full original manufacturer's warranty. All essential accessories are included. For additional assistance and personalized recommendations, feel free to contact us directly by phone or through our online chat service: https://www.crutchfield.com/support/ContactUs.aspx
    [ Ryan  Feb 16, 2019 ]  Staff
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