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Pioneer MVH-P8200BT

Digital media receiver

Item # 130MVP82BT

Combine the convenience of built-in Bluetooth® with a digital media receiver that's optimized to support your...

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Combine the convenience of built-in Bluetooth® with a digital media receiver that's optimized to support your...

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Item # 130MVP82BT

About the Pioneer MVH-P8200BT

Combine the convenience of built-in Bluetooth® with a digital media receiver that's optimized to support your digital lifestyle, and you've got Pioneer's MVH-P8200BT — a receiver that keeps you entertained and in touch without missing a beat. There's a front panel 3" color TFT screen that makes it easy to check out caller ID and song info, plus make system adjustments. Show off your pictures by displaying JPEGs on the screen through the USB or SD card inputs. When you're parked, you can also show videos SD cards or USB devices, or from your iPod or iPhone® in conjunction with the optional CD-iU50V iPod A/V cable.

Combine the convenience of built-in Bluetooth® with a digital media receiver that's optimized to support your digital lifestyle, and you've got Pioneer's MVH-P8200BT — a receiver that keeps you entertained and in touch without missing a beat. There's a front panel 3" color TFT screen that makes it easy to check out caller ID and song info, plus make system adjustments. Show off your pictures by displaying JPEGs on the screen through the USB or SD card inputs. When you're parked, you can also show videos SD cards or USB devices, or from your iPod or iPhone® in conjunction with the optional CD-iU50V iPod A/V cable.

Bluetooth on board
When you're on the road, taking and making phone calls can be a dangerous distraction. Thanks to the MVH-P8200BT's built-in Bluetooth capabilities, you can pay more attention to what's on the road in front of you, and less on trying to find your mobile phone when it's ringing. You can pair up to five devices with the receiver, so everyone in the family can benefit. And don't worry about time-consuming setup, either. The receiver will automatically load your phone book when you pair your phone — you can even set up six presets for speed dialing frequently called numbers.

Sonic adjustments
An 8-band graphic equalizer tweaks the sound to match your taste, plus you can use the high- and low-pass filters to improve your system's efficiency by tailoring the range of frequencies you send to your various speakers. Pioneer's Auto EQ function will take the guesswork out of setting up your system. Just connect an optional microphone, and this versatile receiver will measure your car's acoustics and make its own adjustments.

Inputs, outputs, and more
Convenient front-panel USB and auxiliary inputs accommodate your digital and analog music needs, and you can hit the road with better sounding radio by adding Pioneer's HD Radio tuner or an XM|SIRIUS satellite radio tuner. When you're ready to put together a high-powered system, connect your amps to the three pairs of high-voltage preamp outputs.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?
In most vehicles, you can use this adapter to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this Pioneer stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and the Pioneer, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls.

Note: Bluetooth compatibility with this device may vary, depending on your phone and service provider.

Note: If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this receiver or its optional iPod adapter.


Product highlights:

    General features:
    • digital media receiver (no built-in CD player)
    • built-in amplifier (14 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • built-in Bluetooth with HFP, HSP, and OPP support
    • plays MP3, WMA, and AAC music files from external sources
    • 3" color TFT display
    • detachable face
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • 8-band graphic equalizer
    • Auto EQ equalizes sound output for your vehicle (optional microphone required)
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • iPod direct connection to USB input (optional cable required for iPod video output)
    • compatible with Pioneer HD Radio tuner, satellite radio
    • inputs: front USB input, SD card slot, front auxiliary input
    • outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (4-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
    Other features and specs:

    What's in the box:

    • Media-Center receiver with 10-amp ATM mini fuse inserted into chassis
    • Face (attached)
    • Sleeve (attached)
    • Trim ring (attached)
    • Wiring harness
    • Wireless remote control (CXC9115)
    • CR2025 Lithium battery (installed)
    • External microphone (with attached 13' cable terminated by a right-angle male 2.5mm connector)
    • Visor-bracket
    • 2 Extraction keys
    • 4 Pan head ISO-mount screws (M5 x 8mm)
    • 4 Flat-head ISO-mount screws (M5 x 9mm)
    • Face fixing screw
    • Operation Manual (Eng/Fre/Spa)
    • Installation Manual (Eng/Fre/Spa)
    • Limited Warranty Information (Eng/Fre)

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    Features & specs

    AUX Input Front and Optional Rear
    Audio/video Input ---
    USB Input Front
    Backup Camera Input No
    Second Camera Input No
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control No
    Alexa Voice Control
    Android Control No
    Memory Card Slot USB/SD-card
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready Both
    HD Radio Optional
    Navigation ---
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size Classic/5Gen
    Nano Nano5/Nano4/Nano3/Nano2/Nano1
    Touch Touch3/Touch2/Touch1
    iPhone Phone/Phone3G/Phone3GS/Phone4
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) 14 watts
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) ---
    Peak Output 50 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 6-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs Yes
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs No
    Video Screen No
    Navigation App Compatible (iOS)
    Navigation App Compatible (Android)
    Preamp Voltage 4 volts
    Screen Size ---
    Display Color Variable
    Key Button Color Variable
    EQ Bands 8
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Yes
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    FM Sensitivity 9 dBf
    European Tuning No
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System Yes
    File Playback
    Music File Playback
    High-res Playback
    Second Camera Input Lane Watch N

    Product Research

    Overview: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT is a multimedia receiver with built-in AM/FM tuner and 50-watt (peak) MOSFET amplifier. The MVH-P8200BT multimedia receiver is equipped with a front-panel USB port and SD-card slot for playback of MP3/WMA/AAC audio files, JPEG still image files, and DivX video files. The MVH-P8200BT also offers iPod/iPhone control and built-in Bluetooth connectivity. In addition, the multimedia receiver is Satellite Radio and HD Radio ready (optional tuner required). For further convenience, the MV-HP8200BT comes with an IR wireless remote control and offers factory steering remote control compatibility (optional adapter required).

    Note: This unit does not contain a built-in CD player, nor is it compatible with a multi-disc changer.

    Display Features
    Audio Section
    Tuner Functions
    USB/iPod/SD-card Playback
    Bluetooth/Remote Control

    Display Features

    Detachable Face Security: This unit features Detachable Face Security. The rotary knob and control panel detaches, while the unit's display stays fixed. If the control panel is not detached from the headunit within four seconds of turning off the ignition, a warning tone sounds. You can turn off the warning tone. A face-fixing screw is supplied for making the control panel non-detachable, if desired.

    Note: No face case is included with this unit. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can be purchased for this unit.

    3" Full-Color TFT Display: The MVH-P8200BT features a 3" full-color TFT display so you can view station and song information, as well as view playback of your music videos, movies, and still images from your iPod/iPhone, SD memory card, or USB device.

    Entertainment Displays: The headunit offers entertainment displays while listening to a sound source. You can select from  Background Picture 1, Background Picture 2, Background Picture 3, Background Visual, Photo, Spectrum Analyzer, Clock, or Off.

    Adjustable Illumination: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT features adjustable screen and button illumination. You can individually adjust the screen's background and button illumination to  red, purple, blue, white, green, or yellow. You can also create a custom color for the button illumination, or have the unit scan through all the colors.

    Note: The headunit's text display remains white.

    Picture Adjustments: You can adjust the display's brightness (black intensity), contrast (adjusts contrast), color (color saturation), hue (color tone), dimmer (brightness), temperature (color temperature), and black level (emphasizes darks).

    Video Settings: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT offers Aspect Ratio and Widescreen adjustments.

    • Aspect Ratio: You can set the desired aspect ratio to match your video content.
      • 16:9: widescreen pictures (16:9) is displayed
      • Letter Box: picture is the shape of a letterbox with black bands on the top and bottom of the screen
      • Pan Scan: picture is cut short on the right and left sides of the screen
    • Widescreen Modes: You can select a desired widescreen mode for enlarging a 4:3 image to a 16:9 picture.
      • Full:  4:3 picture is enlarged in the horizontal direction only, enabling you to enjoy a 4:3 picture without any omissions
      • Just:  picture is enlarged slightly at the center and the amount of enlargement increases horizontally toward the ends of the picture
      • Zoom: 4:3 picture is enlarged in the same proportion both vertically and horizontally; ideal for a 16:9 screen
      • Cinema: picture is enlarged by the same proportion as Full or Zoom in the horizontal direction and by an intermediate proportion between Full and Zoom in the vertical direction
      • Normal: 4:3 picture is displayed as it is

    Custom Menus: You can register frequently used menu items to a custom menu. The menu columns you can register are displayed in circular indicators. The menu columns you have registered are displayed in large, circular indicators. You can register up to 12 columns.

    Multi-Language: This unit is equipped with a multiple language display. You can select between English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian.

    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 orange/white illumination wire must be connected to the vehicle's headlight circuit in order for this feature to work. You can also manually dim the brightness of the display from 0-15.

    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 parked with the parking brake engaged.

    Installation Angle: Optimum multimedia playback performance is obtained when the unit is installed at an angle of less than 60-degrees.

    Audio Section

    MOSFET Amplifier: The MVH-P8200BT 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.

    CEA2006 Compliant: The power specifications for the MVH-P8200BT are compliant with the CEA2006 Mobile Amplifier Power Testing and Measurement standards from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). These standards were developed as a way to equitably compare power specs from model to model and between manufacturers. The power output specs for the MVH-P8200BT are as follows:

    • CEA2006 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)

    7-Way Rotary Commander: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT features a 7-Way Rotary Commander for easy control. You can scroll through your music and audio settings with greater ease using the 7-way rotary commander.

    Auto EQ (optional): Auto EQ automatically tailors acoustics by fine-tuning frequency bandwidths, plus front/rear speaker digital parametric equalization. The auto-equalizer automatically measures your car's interior acoustic characteristics, and then creates an auto-equalizer curve base on that information. The result, is smooth sound full of subtle nuance and clarity. The Pioneer CD-MC20 Auto-EQ microphone (130CDMC20, sold separately) is required to use this function. The Pioneer CD-MC20 Auto-EQ microphone plugs into your compatible Pioneer A/V receiver's front-panel 3.5mm input. The Auto-EQ microphone should be placed in the center of your vehicle's driver seat headrest facing forward for EQ measurement.

    Sound Retriever: The Sound Retriever automatically enhances compressed audio and restores the original richness of the recording. When 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 Sound Retriever effect.

    Sonic Center Control: Sound that is more suited for the listening position can easily be created with this function.

    EEQ (Easy 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.

    8-Band Graphic EQ: The Custom 1 and Custom 2 EQ modes allow you to manually adjust the level (+/- 12dB) of each band of the headunit's 8-band graphic equalizer (40Hz, 80Hz, 200Hz, 400Hz, 1kHz, 2.5kHz, 8kHz, and10kHz).

    Loudness: The Loudness feature compensates for deficiencies in the low and high sound ranges at low volume. You can set the Loudness feature to Low, Mid, High, or Off.

    Bass Boost: The Bass Boost function raises the level of sounds lower than 100Hz. You can select a desired level of bass boost between 0 and 6 (Gain: 0dB to +12dB).

    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 volume level of the FM tuner, which remains unchanged. Each source can be independently adjusted from -4dB to +4dB.

    Three 4-Volt Preamp Outputs: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT is equipped with three 4-Volt preamp outputs (Front/Rear/Subwoofer). The front and rear speakers are fading with high-pass crossover filters, while the subwoofer output is non-fading with a low-pass crossover filter.

    • Front and Rear Preamp Outputs: If you do not want low frequency sounds to play from the front or rear speaker preamp outputs (or speaker outputs), you can turn on the 12dB/octave High Pass Filter. The HPF has a selectable cutoff frequency (50, 63, 80, 100, or 125 Hz). Only frequencies higher than those in the selected range are output through the speakers.
    • Subwoofer Output: The unit has a pair of dedicated non-fading RCA subwoofer outputs with a low-pass filter, phase adjustment, and output level. When the subwoofer output is turned on, you can select the frequency of the 18dB/octave low pass filter (50, 63, 80, 100, or 125 Hz), select the subwoofer phase (normal/reverse), and the subwoofer gain (+6 to -24).

    Switchable Rear Channel/Subwoofer Speaker Output: 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.

    Tuner Functions

    Supertuner 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.

    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 presets.

    Local Tuning: Local seek tuning lets you tune in only those radio stations with sufficiently strong signals for good reception. There are 4 level 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.

    Built-in RDS with iTunes Tagging: Song information (tag) can be saved from an FM broadcasting station transmitting RDS information to your connected iPod/iPhone. The songs will show up in a playlist called "Tagged playlist" in iTunes the next time you sync your iPod/iPhone. Then you can directly buy the songs you have "tagged" from the online iTunes Store.

    HD Radio Ready: This unit is compatible with the optional Pioneer GEX-P20HD HD Radio tuner (130GEXP20H, sold separately) allowing you to tune available HD Radio stations. HD Radio features high quality audio, FM multi-casting, and data services. The add-on HD Radio tuner also supports iTunes Tagging which allows you to save song information (tag) from an HD Radio broadcasting station to your connected iPod or iPhone. The saved songs will show up in a playlist called "Tagged" in iTunes the next time you sync your iPod. Then you can directly buy the songs you want from the iTunes Music Store. The optional HD Radio tuner connects through the headunit's IP-BUS interface.

    Note: Right now there are about 2,000 radio stations broadcasting using digital HD Radio technology in the U.S. To find HD Radio stations in your area, visit the HD Radio website (

    Satellite Radio Ready: You can connect and control an external satellite radio tuner from XM or SIRIUS. The head unit is compatible with the GEX-P920XM (130P920XM, sold separately) Pioneer XM receiver. For Sirius there are two options; connect the SC-C1 SiriusConnect Universal Vehicle tuner and the CD-SB10 Pioneer Sirius Satellite Radio interface (700SIRPION, sold separately), or use the Pioneer Sirius Satellite Radio interface (130CDSB10, sold separately) and the SIRIUS dock-and-play adapter (607SCVDOC1, sold separately) along with a compatible portable SIRIUS radio. A subscription to XM or Sirius, plus the proper antenna is required in order to receive satellite radio programming. The satellite radio tuners connect via the IP-Bus connector on the back of the head unit.

    USB/iPod/SD-card Playback

    Front-Panel USB Input: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT features a front-panel USB (type-A) port for playback of audio (MP3/WMA/AAC), video (DivX), and still images (JPEG) stored on your connected USB MSC (mass storage class) device. Compatible files must be formatted in FAT16/32. Up to 65,535 files, 6,000 folders, and up to 8 tiers can be recognized.

    Note: If the head unit's built-in front-panel USB input is being used, you can connect a USB adapter (130CDUB100, sold separately) to the IP-Bus port to playback audio from a portable audio player that features a USB interface. This USB adapter features a IP-Bus pass-through for daisy chaining another IP-Bus compatible component. The CD-UB100 is not compatible with any iPod/iPhone models

    SD-Card Slot: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT is equipped with a front-panel SD-card slot located behind the detachable control panel. The control panel must be detached to access the SD-card slot. The SD-card slot supports SD memory cards up to 2GB and will playback audio (MP3/WMA/AAC), video (DivX), and still images (JPEG) stored on an inserted SD card. Compatible files must be formatted in FAT 12/16/32. Up to 65,535 files, 6,000 folders, and up to 8 tiers can be recognized.

    Note: This unit does not support SDHC or MMC memory cards.

    MP3/WMA/AAC Audio Files: The MVH-P8200BT supports playback of MP3 (8-320 kbps), WMA (5-320 kbps), and AAC (8- 320 kbps) files recorded onto a compatible USB MSC device or SD memory card. The Pioneer multimedia headunit will display WMA and AAC tags, as well at MP3 ID3 tags (version: 1.0, 1.1, 2.2, 2.3); up to 32 characters. The Pioneer headunit will display a list of MP3/WMA/AAC folders and tracks on an inserted SD memory card or connected USB device, so you can easily access your music.

    Note: This unit does not support Apple Lossless files.

    JPEG Still Image Files: The MVH-P8200BT's USB port and SD-card slot supports playback of JPEG (exif 2.1) still images with a maximum resolution of 8192 x 7680. When a USB/SD device that contains JPEG pictures files is connected, this unit starts a slideshow from the first folder/picture on the connected device. You can view a still image slide show while listening to audio from another source. The will display pictures in each folder in alphabetical order. You can adjust the slide show interval timing from 5 sec, 10 sec, 15 sec, or manually. Still images can also be adjusted 90° clockwise. You can even capture image data and use it as wallpaper.

    DivX/DivX VOD Video Files: The Pioneer multimedia headunit supports the playback of DivX (.avi/.divx) video files stored on USB device or SD memory card. The MVH-P8200BT will recognize DivX Home Theater versions -3, 4, 5.2, and 6; as well as DivX VOD (video on demand). The recommended DivX file size is 2Mbps or less with a transmission rate of 2GB or less.

    iPod/iPhone Connectivity: The Pioneer multimedia headunit's front-panel USB port and AV auxiliary input supports iPod/iPhone connectivity for audio/video playback, media navigation, information display, and battery charging.

    • Audio/Video Playback: The optional Pioneer CD-IU50V interface cable (130IU50V, sold separately) allows you to plug your iPod/iPhone directly into the Pioneer MVH-P8200BT Multimedia Headunit's front-panel USB and A/V Aux input terminal, and gain direct control, audio/video playback, and charging via the headunit. If you do not need video playback from your compatible iPod, you can use the Pioneer CD-IU50 USB interface cable (130CDIU50, sold separately) or the USB/iPod Dock cable that comes with your iPod to play back audio only, control, and charge your iPod through the Pioneer headunit.
    • Media Navigation: You can choose to control your iPod from the MVH-P8200BT or the iPod, itself. To make operating and searching easy, operations to control your iPod/iPhone with this unit are designed to be as similar to the iPod/iPhone as possible. You can search your iPod/iPhone's audio/video content by category (Video, Playlists, Artists, Albums, Songs, Podcasts, Genres, Composter, and Audiobooks). Each category is then listed alphabetically to ensure easy access to each audio/video file. The MVH-P8200BT also offers Link Search, which displays a lists of songs related to the currently playing song to match your mood. In addition, the MVH-P8200BT offers Repeat and Shuffle playback functions.
    • Information Display: The headunit will display your iPod/iPhone's music file information, including - Track number, Folder number, Elapsed playing time, Song title, Artist name, and Album title.
    • Battery Charging: The headunit's USB connection will power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone battery when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position.

    Note: If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it.

    iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer MVH-P8200  multimedia headunit is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions when connected via the optional Pioneer CD-IU50V interface cable (as of Feb. 2010):

    iPod/iPhone Model Gen. Ver. Media Type Control Type Display Type Charge
    Audio Video Headunit iPod/iPhone Song/Artist Text Track Info
    dock connector 3rd N/A N N N N N N N
    4th N/A N N N N N N N
    mini 1st N/A N N N N N N N
    2nd N/A N N N N N N N
    video 5th 1.3 Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    120GB 2.0.1 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    160GB 2.0.1 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    nano 1st 1.3.1 Y N Y N Y Y Y
    2nd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y
    3rd 1.1.3 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    4th 1.0.3 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5th 1.0.1 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    6th 1.0 PC Y N Y Y Y Y Y
    touch 1st 3.0 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    2nd 3.0 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    3rd 3.0 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    4th 4.0 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    iPhone 2G 3.0 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    3G 3.0 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    3GS 3.0 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    4 4.0 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

    Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the headunit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to revert to the older software version or wait until a newer software update is available.

    AV Auxiliary Input: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT has an AV 3.5mm mini-jack auxiliary input on the front-panel panel for connecting a portable audio/video device.

    Bluetooth/Remote Control

    Built-in Bluetooth: The Pioneer MVH-P8200BT is equipped with built-in Bluetooth (ver. 2.0) allowing to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver. Bluetooth Technology is a short-range wireless radio connectivity technology that was developed as a cable replacement for mobile phones and other electronic devices. Bluetooth operates in 2.4 GHz frequency range and transmits voice and data at speeds up to 1 megabit per second. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following: HFP (Hands Free Profile), HSP (Head Set Profile), and OPP (Object Push Profile). Up to 5 Bluetooth-compatible devices can be registered to this head unit (only one device can be used at a time). The headunit will display the caller's information and an audible ring tone will be heard through your vehicle's speaker during an incoming call. You can manually answer an incoming call or have the unit automatically answer the call. The MVH-P8200BT allows you to carry on a phone conversation from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone using the headunit'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. The unit also offers call-waiting, which allows you to switch between callers on hold. Using the MVH-P8200BT, you can dial a phone number in one of the following ways:

    • Speed (Preset) Dialing: You can easily store up to six phone numbers as presets for speed dialing.
    • 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, you can select the entry and make the call. If a lot of numbers are registered in the phone book, you can search for the phone number by alphabet search mode.
    • Call Log: The most recent calls dialed, received, and missed are stored in the unit's memory. You can browse them and call numbers from these lists.

    Note: Not all Bluetooth mobile devices will be compatible. Visit Pioneer's web site for a complete list of compatible Bluetooth enabled phones.

    Wireless Remote Control: The MVH-P8200BT comes with an IR wireless remote control (CXC9115). The remote allows you to control the volume, switch between sources, pause the CD, change the display, and adjust the audio. The remote also operates the unit's bluetooth features. The mute button allows you to quickly lower the volume by about 90% (function that cannot be performed from the front panel).

    Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The headunit features an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit to allow you to keep your vehicle's radio steering wheel remote controls when used with the optional PAC SWI-PS Steering Wheel Control Interface Adapter (127SWIPS, sold separately); or the optional Metra ASWC Steering Wheel Control Interface Adapter (120ASWC, sold separately).

    Note: Please consult the Crutchfield Car Selector to see if your vehicle is compatible.

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