Android & iPhone Integration
Internet + AM/FM Radio
Display & Remote Features
Android & iPhone Integration
Pioneer Smart Sync: Pioneer Smart Sync (for
Android OS 5.0+) is an advanced application that links your USB or Bluetooth
connected Apple iPhone or
Android smartphone to the Pioneer receiver and provides intuitive app-based
features and controls. By utilizing more of your smartphone's features, the Pioneer Smart
Sync app expands the ability of the Pioneer receiver. With the Pioneer
Smart Sync app, you can bring your smartphone's maps, messages, and music
together in the car.
Pioneer Smart Sync simplifies actions you make inside a vehicle by allowing a variety of
to be accessed with a single button on the receiver or your voice
making them much easier to use (you will still control the inner workings of
each compatible application from the touchscreen of your mobile device). Pioneer Smart Sync will not only enhance the quality of
your in-car entertainment, it also increases your level of safety. Because Pioneer Smart Sync displays its user interface on your iPhone or Android smartphone, you'll want to mount your smartphone device to your vehicle's dash - check out the list of mobile device mounts (sold separately) in the Accessories Tab.
- Safe Driving Tools: Pioneer Smart Sync helps ensure your safety by making operation more intuitive through the use of a user-friendly
touchscreen interface on your mobile device, one-touch access from your
receiver's front-panel controls, voice
recognition using the included wired microphone, and hands-free calling.
- Touchscreen User Interface: The Pioneer Smart Sync provides
an intuitive user interface on your Apple iOS or Android device's screen
with touchscreen control, along with display of song/artist info
(including album art) and
text messages. It provides access to compatible music, map and messaging
apps; as well as audio settings. It even provides a time & date display,
as well as indicates your vehicle's current speed.
- One-Touch Access: The Pioneer Smart Sync app
provides easy one-touch access from the head unit's front-panel or the
Pioneer Smart Sync app screen for making it easier to
play your music, start a navigation app, have your messages read, and respond to
The receiver's front-panel "Phone" and "Nav" buttons, along with the
rotary knob are used for one-touch access. It lets you easily access many of the apps you use on a daily basis without
distracting you from the road.
- Voice Recognition: You can operate the Pioneer Smart Sync app
simply with your voice and the included wired microphone, allowing you to pay full attention to the road
while starting navigation, playing music, or opening your phone's
address book. Voice recognition is activated by the "Phone" key on the
receiver's front-panel and the "mic" icon on the Pioneer Smart Sync
interface of your mobile device's touchscreen.
- Hands-Free Calling: Pioneer Smart Sync helps ensure that
phone calls don't get in the way of your driving. Calls can be answered
with one press of a button on the receiver's front-panel or the Pioneer
Smart Sync interface of your mobile device, while the head unit's
front-panel's "Phone" key can also be used to open your
phone's address book and make calls.
- Compatible Apps: Compatible music, map, and messaging apps must be downloaded on
your compatible Apple iOS or Android device along with the Pioneer Smart
- Music: Whether it's the music stored on your
smartphone or your downloaded music
apps, Pioneer Smart Sync allows you to access your favorite music. Compatible music apps include
YouTube Music, and
can also select the receiver's built-in AM/FM tuner and Aux input as a
source. The Pioneer Smart Sync screen on your mobile device provides
song/artist information, album art, and station identification (when
applicable). It also allows you to browse your device's music library,
search content within a compatible music app, and seek AM/FM stations.
Basic playback functions include Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track
- Maps Pioneer Smart Sync offers one-touch access to your most
frequently used navigation app, making it easier for you to plot your
trip to your destination. Simply press the "Navigation" button or icon
on the head unit's front-panel or the Pioneer Smart Sync apps' screen. Compatible map applications include Google
Maps, Apple Maps (iPhone only),
The navigation map will display on your mobile device's touchscreen,
while audible directions will be heard through your vehicle's speakers.
You will need to use the desired navigation app on your compatible
mobile device to set your destination.
- Messaging: Once you've connected a compatible messaging app
to Pioneer Smart Sync, you can always have your messages read out loud
through your vehicle's speakers with a press of the rotary knob on the
Pioneer receiver or touch of the "Message" icon on the Pioneer Smart Sync app screen. Compatible messaging apps include
- Sound Customization: In addition to access to the head
unit's standard audio settings, the Pioneer Smart Sync gives you the best audio
experience in your car through advanced audio settings that can only be
found within the app.
- 31-Band EQ: You can easily change your audio environment just
by selecting a preset equalizer curve, adjusting the 31 bands in the
curve to create your own custom sound.
- Live Simulation: Simulate the immediacy of live music with
crowd cheers, clapping, and other effects produced with sound field
control using your phone's digital sound processor
- Super Todoroki Sound: Super Todoroki Sound boosts low sounds
and automatically adjusts mid- and high-range sounds to add impact and
clarity to your audio environment
- Easy Sound Fit: This one-touch feature lets you customize
audio to your car's acoustics in an instant by adjusting speaker output
- Your iPhone or Android smartphone will also need an active Data Plan
account with connection to the Internet via 3G, LTE (4G), EDGE, or WiFi.
- You will need to indicate in the receiver's menu the type of
connection you are using for the Pioneer Smart Sync App. Select Wired
(USB) or Wireless (Bluetooth).
- If connecting your Android smartphone via USB, it must be set to AOA
2.0 connection (does not work via an MTP connection).
- Once you have connected your compatible mobile device, you can
activate the Pioneer Smart Sync App by pressing and holding the
receiver's rotary knob or by opening up the app on your device.
to learn more about Pioneer Smart Sync.
Android Direct Connect via USB: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT
enables playback of stored music and music apps on select Android devices
through its front-panel USB port. There are two types of modes to choose from
based on your type of Android smartphone and what content you want to listen to.
- AOA (Android Open Accessory) 2.0: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT
supports AOA 2.0, which lets you connect your
Android smartphone (OS 4.1-7.1.2) to the MVH-S312BT's front-panel USB port and
listen to stored music and select music apps from your Android device
through the Pioneer receiver. You'll be able to control basic playback
functions such as Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track. By downloading the Pioneer Smart Sync (for
Android OS 5.0+), you also be able to view song/artist information and
browse your Android smartphone's music library from the head unit's
front-panel controls. You can browse your stored music library by Playlist,
Artist, Song, Album, or Genre. You'll also still be able to access other
functions and applications from your Android smartphone's touchscreen, while
listening to music through the head unit. If you make a call or answer a
call from your smartphone while listening to music in this mode, the music
will pause until you are finished with the call and then start back up
- MTP (Media Transfer Protocol): The MVH-S312BT also
supports MTP for playback & control of stored MP3/WMA music files on your
Android (OS 4.0+) device through the Pioneer receiver's front-panel USB
port. In this mode, you get basic playback control (like Play/Pause &
Previous/Next Track), plus song/artist information on the receiver's LCD
screen. 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.
MTP is not compatible with Pioneer Smart Sync.
Note: Not all Android devices are compatible with AOA 2.0
or MTP, regardless of operating system. Pioneer does not guarantee operation
with all Android devices.
iPhone Direct Connect via USB: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT
supports audio playback of stored music & music apps on your Apple iPhone
with Lightning connector, along with control and song/artist information
display through its front-panel USB port. You'll need an Apple Certified
Lightning-to-USB cable to make connection. From the head unit, you can browse
your iPhone's or iPod touch's music library by Artist, Album, Song, Genre, Playlist, Composer, Podcast, or Audiobook (make sure the
Sync app is installed and open on your Apple device). You can also choose to
control music playback and access music apps from your connected iPhone's
| Apple Device || Generation || Tested Version || Media Type || Control Type || Specific Apps || Display Type || Bluetooth || Charge |
| Audio || Video || Head Unit || iPhone || Pioneer Smart Sync || Spotify || Pandora || Artist/Song Text || Track Info || Phone || Audio || Siri |
| iPhone |
| 5/5C || 10.3.3 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5S || 12.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| SE || 12.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 5/5C/5S || 12.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 6/6+/6S/6S+ || 12.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 7/7+ || 12.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| 8/8+ || 12.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
| X || 12.0 || Y || N || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y || Y |
- Only compatible with Apple iPhone with Lightning connector devices.
Not compatible with iPod, iPad, or older 30-pin devices.
- Apple iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If
you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head
unit and your iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you
may need to wait until a newer software update is available.
Mobile Device Charging: The head unit's USB connection
provides 1.5A of current to power and charge your connected Android smartphone
or Apple iPhone 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).
USB Auto Function: The receiver's "USB Auto" function can be
set to ON to enable the head unit to automatically switch to the USB source for
playback when a USB-enabled device is connected. If set to OFF, the receiver
will not switch sources and simply charge the connected USB device.
Bluetooth 4.0: The MVH-S312BT is equipped with built-in
Bluetooth 4.0, 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
- 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 1.5 (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 MVH-S312BT.
Multi-Device Pairing w/ Dual Phone Connection: Up to five
Bluetooth-compatible devices can be paired to this receiver. You can switch music playback between the five paired devices by simply selecting a song track for playback from a device. You are even able
to keep two Bluetooth-enabled phones connected at the same time, so you can make
and receive calls from either phone through the head unit. You can only stream
music from one phone at a time; you will be able switch between the two phones
in the head unit's menu. Additional pairing features include -
- SSP (Simple Secure Pairing): With Secure Simple Pairing (SSP), you
can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the MVH-S312BT without having
to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings (your phone must also
- USB Pairing for iPhone: You can also pair your Apple
iPhone (iOS 5.0+) by simply connecting it to the Pioneer head unit via USB
and following a single prompt on the head unit's display.
Hands-Free Communication (w/ External Mic): The MVH-S312BT
supports wireless hands-free communication (HFP/PBAB) for your Bluetooth enabled
mobile phone. And, thanks to the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with
wideband speech capability, the MVH-S312BT provides more natural sound quality
and details during wireless calls. The MVH-S312BT 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 call, the head unit will
display the caller's information and an audible ring tone will be heard
through your vehicle's speaker. You can manually answer an incoming call or
have the unit automatically answer the call.
- Making A Call: Using the MVH-S312BT, you can dial a phone number
in one of the following ways -
- Phone Book: The phone book in your Bluetooth
enabled cellular 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
- Presets: You can easily store up to six phone numbers
as presets for speed dialing.
- Call Log: The most recent calls dialed, received, and
missed are stored in memory. You can browse them and call numbers from these
- Voice Dialing: When the Pioneer receiver is paired
and connected via Bluetooth to an iPhone or Android smartphone with
voice recognition, you'll be able to dial a phone number or contact via
Wireless Audio Streaming: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT 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.
- Music Control: In addition to basic playback functions
(Play/Pause, FF/RW, Skip, Random/Repeat), the MVH-S312BT lets you browse
your stored music by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, etc. Advanced music
browsing is supported by Android 4.0+ smartphones and Apple iPhones 5.0+
(specific advanced functions vary by phone).
- Song/Artist Info: The head unit will also display
song/album/artist information from your Bluetooth device's stored music and
select music apps on your device.
Siri Eyes-Free Control: When paired and connected to an
iPhone with Siri via Bluetooth, the Pioneer MVH-S312BT has the
ability to access Siri through its front-panel controls and external microphone.
Simply press and hold head unit's phone key to engage Siri and use the included
microphone to communicate with Siri. Siri's voice will heard through your
vehicle's speakers. All Siri functions including hands-free calling, music
search, setting reminders, text-messaging, audible navigation, and more can be
done through the MVH-S312BT and its microphone. You can even ask Siri to get
directions to a destination and the turn-by-turn instructions will heard through
your vehicle's speakers, while the on-screen map still displays on your iPhone
with Siri. The head unit's audio is attenuated while Siri provides audible
Note: The head unit's front-panel LCD will only display
hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio information (all other functions of
Siri are only audible through the Pioneer digital media receiver; visual
data will still need to be viewed from your iPhone device).
Internet + AM/FM Radio
Pandora Internet Radio: The free Pandora App (for
OS 4.0+) lets you play music from the
Pandora music service
through the Pioneer MVH-S312BT using your USB or Bluetooth connected
Apple iPhone, or Bluetooth connected
Android smartphone. Your
iPhone or Android smartphone will also need an active Data Plan account with
connection to the Internet via 3G, LTE (4G), EDGE, or WiFi. The MVH-S312BT provides
control over the Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and Song
- Station List w/ Shuffle: You can select Pandora stations from your
Station List by date or alphabetically (A-Z).
You can also listen to songs played
randomly from various stations within your Station List.
- New Stations + Delete: New stations can be created
based on the current songs or artists playing. You can also delete a station
from your Pandora station list.
- 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/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.
Spotify Online Music Service: The free Spotify music app
Apple iOS 10.0+ and
Android OS 4.0+) lets you play music from the
Spotify music service
through the Pioneer MVH-S312BT using your USB or Bluetooth connected Apple
iPhone, or Bluetooth connected Android smartphone. You can play, pause and skip tracks,
browse playlists, albums and radio stations through the Pioneer receiver's
front-panel controls. You also get song/artist information on the unit's
front-panel LCD. Access to the Spotify service will depend on the availability
of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone or
Android device to connect to the Internet. If you are a
Spotify Premium user (requires a monthly paid subscription), you can enjoy
ad-free, high quality music even when there is no internet connection.
IIID AM/FM Tuner: The Supertuner IIID 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
- BSM (Best Stations Memory): The BSM (Best Stations Memory) function
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
- 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.
USB MSC Playback: In addition to Apple and Android device
connectivity, the digital media receiver's front-panel USB-A 2.0 port allows you
to connect a USB Mass Storage Class (MSC) device, such as a USB thumbdrive (up to 32GB). The USB port enables audio playback & control of
MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, and WAV audio files stored on your portable USB MSC device
through the Pioneer MVH-S312BT. Basic playback controls included Play/Pause,
FW/RW, Previous/Next Track, and Random/Repeat. Song/artist information such as
track, artist, and album name will also be displayed on the head unit.
- USB Auto Switch: The receiver also includes the USB Auto Switch feature, so when a
device is connected via USB you have the option to choose whether the receiver
uses the phone as a source, or just charges the device.
- USB Charging: USB devices that can be charged via USB will be
charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB ports (max. 1.5A), and the
vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.
Note: Not compatible with USB hubs and card readers.
Audio File Compatibility: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT supports the
following types of MP3, WMA, AAC, & WAV files loaded onto a USB
| Media Type || USB (AOA/MTP/MSC) |
| File System ||FAT
| Playable File Types ||MP3:
bit rate of 8-320kbps w/ sampling frequency of 8-48kHz |
WMA: bit rate of 48-320kbps w/ sampling frequency of 32, 44.1,
AAC: bit rate of 16-320kbps w/ sampling
frequency of 11.025-48kHz
FLAC: bit rate of 8/16/24-bit w/ sampling frequency of
8-96kHz (not supported by MTP)
WAV: bit rate of 8/16-bit w/ sampling frequency of
16-48kHz (not supported by MTP)
| Maximum # of Folders/Files ||1,500 folders/15,000
| Tags ||ID3 tags
(ver.1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA/AAC/FLAC tags |
File/Track Name List: The Name List feature displays a list
of albums and tracks on a connected USB device , so you can easily access your music. Music files
are listed first by Artist name, then by Album name, and finally by Song title.
Song/Artist Information: During music playback,
the unit displays any recorded metadata information; including artist, song, and album name.
Playback Controls: The Pioneer digital media receiver provides basic
operations like Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Rewind, Previous/Next Track, and
Repeat/Random for USB device playback.
Auxiliary Input: The MVH-S312BT is equipped with a
front-panel 3.5mm stereo minijack auxiliary input for connecting external
audio sources, such as a portable digital audio player.
24 Bit D/A Converter: The Pioneer in-dash head unit utilizes
a 24-bit digital to analog converter for superior sound quality.
MOSFET Amplifier: The MVH-S312BT 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
- CTA2006 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
Note: The power specifications for the MVH-S312BT are compliant with the
CTA2006 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.
4V/4CH Preouts + Sub Control: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT
features two pair of 4.0-volt preouts (Front & Rear/Sub). The unit's rear
preouts can be configured as fading rear-channel outputs or a non-fading
subwoofer outputs. When the head unit's rear preouts are configured as subwoofer
preouts, you can select the frequency of the select the subwoofer phase
(normal/reverse) and volume (+10 to -24).
Built-In Crossovers: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT is equipped with
high and low pass crossovers to suit your type of speaker configuration.
- High-Pass Filter: When you don't want low-frequency
sound to be heard through your front or rear speakers, you can simply active
the head unit's HPF (high pass filter). By activating the HPF, only
frequencies higher than those in the selected range are output from the
front or rear speakers. The high pass filter crossover can be set to 25,
31.5, 40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, or 250 Hz. The slope level of the HPF
can also be adjusted to -6, -12, -18, or -24 dB.
- Low-Pass Filter: When using the head unit's Rear/Sub preout as a
subwoofer output, you can activate the head unit's low-pass crossover and
choose the low pass filter frequency and slope. The low pass filter
crossover can be set to 25, 31.5, 40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200, or 250
The slope level of the HPF can also be adjusted to -6, -12, -18, -24, or -36 dB.
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).
Listening Position, Time Alignment, & Speaker Level Adjustment: 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. You can then adjust each speaker and sub
channel independently from -24 to +10 to best even out the sound in your
Bass Management: The Pioneer receiver offers Bass Management through
its D.Bass and Loudness feature. D.Bass boosts the bas level dynamically to offer an
effect as if a subwoofer was added to the system. D.Bass can be set to High,
Low, or Off. 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.
Advanced Sound Retriever: The Advanced Sound Retriever
automatically enhances compressed audio and restores the original richness
of the recording. When the Advanced Sound Retriever is on, the high
frequency range is compensated to match the frequency response curve to the
original sound. There are two available levels of the Advanced Sound
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.
MIXTRAX: Drawing from Pioneer's rich DJ heritage and passion
for music, MIXTRAX delivers a unique DJ infused listening experience to
listeners in the car. MIXTRAX is an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a
non-stop mix of your music library complete with a range of DJ-inspired effects.
MIXTRAX takes your typical music listening experience and creates a non-stop mix
of your music with 3 random DJ effects and transitions, by removing the breaks
and pauses normally introduced between tracks and replacing them with various
beats. MIXTRAX is compatible with USB-connected iPhone & USB MSC devices. There
is also a Short Playback option which limits the amount of time each track
plays; select from 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, or 3 minutes.
Note: The MIXTRAX function is not compatible with
Android or the Pandora app.
Beep Tone: A beep tone can be heard when a button is pressed on the
head unit's front-panel to confirm operation. This feature can be turned On or
Display & Remote Features
Detachable Face Security: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT digital
media receiver features detachable face security. No face case is included with
this unit. An optional soft face case
(142DFC1X, sold separately) can be purchased for this unit. A face-fixing
screw is supplied for making the face non-detachable, if desired.
2-Line LCD: The Pioneer MVH-S312BT features a 2-line LCD screen with
the choice of English, Spanish, or French text. The display illumination is
fixed with white text and a black background.
- Brightness & Dimmer Control: You can manually adjust the
brightness (1-10) of the head unit's display & button illumination to suit your
viewing needs. You can also sync the receiver's display & button illumination to
the head units' clock.
- Clock Display: You can select between the receiver's clock
display or source display. Pressing and holding the "SRC/OFF" button turns off
the head unit's audio output, but the clock display and button illumination
remains on (you can then press the "D" button to turn off all illumination).
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 different 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.
Optional IR Remote: The MVH-S312BT supports Pioneer's
CD-R510 IR remote control for wireless operation of the in-dash digital
Steering Wheel Control Input: The head unit features a 3.5mm steering wheel control input on the rear of the unit that lets you
keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with
steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately).