About the Pioneer DEH-P4200UB
Pioneer's DEH-P4200UB CD receiver brings the whole package, with great sound quality, a sharp-looking exterior, and plenty of ways to enjoy all your digital music. The easy, intuitive controls let you spend less time looking for music, and more time enjoying it. The receiver's bright blue 3-line OEL display shows sharply defined text or track information that you can take in with a quick glance, while the Pioneer's Remote Commander 7-way control knob makes it easy to scroll through your menus and files.
Built for your digital music library
You can control your iPod® by plugging into the high-speed USB input. Once connected, the receiver bypasses your iPod's built-in digital-to-analog converter, using its high-quality DAC to deliver your music files with the improved fidelity. The DEH-P4200UB also features a 2-way mode that allows your passengers to take control of the iPod, so they won't have to bother you while you're driving. You can also plug a thumb drive or another portable player into the USB input.
Pioneer's Advanced Sound Retriever expands high-frequency data lost when you created your digital files, so all your stored music files will sparkle. You can tweak the sound further to your taste with the Easy EQ 3-band parametric equalizer.
Plenty to listen to
You can listen to your MP3, WMA, and AAC files burned to disc, so you can put together party mixes for your epic road trips. Plus, you can connect almost any audio source to the front auxiliary input. Add a Pioneer HD Radio tuner for high-quality sound and extra programming from local participating stations.
Discover the wide range of sports, talk, comedy, and commercial-free music with an optional satellite radio tuner. Make driving safer you can talk hands-free with a compatible phone by connecting Pioneer's optional Bluetooth® adapter.
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: If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this receiver.
- CD receiver with built-in MOSFET amplifier (14 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
- plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs (including discs loaded with MP3, WMA, and AAC files)
- detachable face with 16-character Organic Electroluminescent (OEL) display
- remote control
- Easy EQ 5-band equalizer with six preset tone settings
- Advanced Sound Retriever improves sound quality of your digital music files
- high- and low-pass filters
- built in iPod control no adapter necessary, but adding Pioneer's optional connecting cable lets you leave your iPod cable at home
- compatible with optional Pioneer Bluetooth adapter, HD Radio tuner, satellite radio
- inputs: front auxiliary input, front USB input (for Windows Media devices, USB storage devices, and iPod)
- outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (front, rear, subwoofer)
What's in the box:
- AM/FM/CD receiver with 10-amp ATM mini fuse inserted into chassis
- Face (attached)
- Sleeve (attached)
- Trim ring (attached)
- Wiring harness
- Wireless remote control (CXE2758)
- CR2025 Lithium battery (installed)
- 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|
|Backup Camera Input||No|
|Second Camera Input||No|
|Alexa Voice Control|
|Memory Card Slot||USB memory|
|Satellite Radio Ready||Both|
|RMS Power (CTA-2006)||14 watts|
|RMS Power (Manufacturer)||---|
|Peak Output||50 watts|
|RMS Power Bandwidth||20-20kHz|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Navigation App Compatible (iOS)|
|Navigation App Compatible (Android)|
|Preamp Voltage||4 volts|
|Display Color||OEL Blue|
|Key Button Color||Blue|
|Steering Wheel Control Compatible||Yes|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|FM Sensitivity||9 dBf|
|Radio Data System||No|
|Music File Playback|
Overview: The Pioneer DEH-P4200UB is an AM/FM/CD receiver that can play MP3, WMA, WAV, and AAC files on CD-R and CD-RW discs, as well as from a portable USB device. It has a front-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for portable devices, as well as a front-panel USB input for your iPod or other USB-based portable audio player or USB memory device. Additional accessories that are compatible with this unit include Bluetooth Audio and Bluetooth Telephone (when the optional Pioneer Bluetooth adapter is connected), as well as XM/SIRIUS Satellite Radio or HD Radio (with an optional tuner and antenna). In addition, the DEHP4200UB includes an IR remote control for wireless operation and offers factory steering remote control compatibility (optional adapter required).
Detachable Face Security: This unit features Detachable Face Security. If the front 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 face 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.
OEL Display: The DEH-P4200UB features a black background with a 3-line, 12-character blue OEL display which takes advantage of MP3, WMA, iPod, XM Radio, and Sirius, plus CD Text-encoded discs. This display makes it easy to read and cycle through the song title, artist, and other text used by these sources.
Clock/Calendar Display: The Pioneer DEH-P4200UB provides a 12-hour clock and calendar (Year-Day-Month) display.
Entertainment Displays: The headunit offers entertainment displays while listening to each sound source. You can select from Background Visual, Background Picture 1-4, Background Genre, Movie Screen 1-2, Simple Display, or Calendar.
Multi-Language: This unit is equipped with a multiple language display. You can select between English, French, or Spanish.
Ever Scroll: When the Ever Scroll feature is set to On, recorded text information scrolls continuously on the display. Set this feature to Off if you prefer the information to scroll only once.
Reverse Mode: If you do not perform an operation within approximately 30 seconds, screen indications start to reverse, and then continue reversing every 10 seconds.
Engine Time Alert: This feature allows you to measure the length of time that elapses from when the headunit is turned on and display the amount of elapsed timer per set period (15 or 30 minutes). An audible alarm will sound to alert you.
Display Illumination/Clock Display: When the Clock Display has been turned on, pressing and holding the Source button turns off audio output, but the clock display remains on. When the Clock Display has been turned off, pressing and holding the source button turns the unit off completely. Even if you have turned the radio completely off you can view the clock display by pressing the clock button. The clock will then remain On until you turn it back Off. When the unit is On you can select between the clock display or the audio track/tuner display.
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.
MOSFET Amplifier: The DEH-P4200UB 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 DEH-P4200UB 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 DEH-P4200UB 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 DEH-P4200UB 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.
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.
EEQ (Easy EQ): The DEH-P4200UB is equipped with a 5-band (100Hz, 315Hz, 1.25kHz, 3.15kHz, and 8kHz) EQ with 5 preset EQ settings: Powerful, Natural, Vocal, Super Bass, and Flat. There are also two Custom modes which allow you manually adjust the headunit's 5-band EQ from +/- 6dB.
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 DEH-P4200UB 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.
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.
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 (HDRadio.com).
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.
MP3/WMA/WAV Playback: This unit can play MP3, WMA and WAV files recorded on CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW discs in ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, and Romeo formats. MP3 files with a bit rate from 8-320 kbps, WMA files with a constant bit rate from 48-320 kbps, and WMA files with a variable bit rate from 48-384 kbps are supported. The unit is compatible with ID3 Tags and will display artist, folder, file, and album name, plus comments. Up to 8 directories, 99 folders and 999 files per disc are recognized by this unit.
AAC Decoding: This unit will playback AAC files encoded by iTunes recorded onto CDs, however files purchased from the iTunes Music Store (.m4p file extension) are not compatible. Tracks recorded at transmission rates of 16-320 kbps are playable on this unit.
Note: When playing compressed audio, there is no sound during fast-forward or reverse.
Name/Track Title List: The Name List feature displays a list of MP3/WMA/AAC folders and tracks on a loaded CD or connected USB device, so you can easily access your music. Track Title List will also display the list of track titles on a CD Text disc.
Installation Angle: Optimum CD playback performance is obtained when the unit is installed at an angle of less than 60-degrees.
Auxiliary Input: The DEH-P4200UB is equipped with a front panel 3.5mm stereo minijack auxiliary input for connecting external components, such as a portable MP3 player, DVD, or VCR. AUX must be turned on in the setup menu in order to be selected as a source.
Front-Panel USB Input: The unit's front-panel USB type-A input allows you to connect a USB portable audio player or USB flash memory that is USB Mass Storage Class compliant. This unit can play MP3, WMA, AAC, and/or WAV files stored on a USB Mass Storage device in FAT16 or FAT32 file system formats. MP3 files with a bit rate from 8-320 kbps, AAC files with a bit rate of 16-320 kbps, WMA files with a constant bit rate from 48-320 kbps, and WMA files with a variable bit rate from 48-384 kbps are supported. The unit is compatible with ID3 Tags and will display artist, folder, file, and album name, plus comments. Up to 8 directories, 1500 folders, and 15000 files per USB device are recognized by this unit.
Note: USB portable audio players that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB port and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or on.
iPod Interface: The DEH-P4200UB can control and playback songs on an iPod. This unit supports select iPods with a standard Dock Connector. You can connect your iPod using the unit's front-panel USB input (a dock connector-to-USB cable, such as the one supplied with your iPod, or the optional 130CDIU50, is required). When connected via USB, you can choose to control the iPod from the head unit or the iPod itself (you can still change songs from the head unit, even when you are controlling the iPod manually.) You can perform multiple search functions, including playlist, genre, artist, or album searches. You can also select random and repeat functions for a certain song, all songs, or specific folders. The headunit will also display your iPod's music file information, including Play Time, Song Title, Artist Name, and Album Title. While connected and the ignition switch is set to ACC or ON, the USB connection will power and charge your iPod. The Pioneer DEH-P4200UB is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions (as of Feb. 2010):
|iPod/iPhone Model||Gen.||Software Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video||Unit||iPod/iPhone||Song/Artist Info||Track Info|
| clickwheel |
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 an newer software update is available.
2nd Auxiliary Input Ready: In addition to the front panel mini-jack Aux input (AUX 1), you can connect a second auxiliary component by connecting an IP-Bus/RCA connector. The optional CD-RB10 (130CDRB10, sold separately) lets you connect another auxiliary component via the IP-Bus connector on the back of the head unit. The 10-character name of the connected auxiliary component can be entered into memory, and will appear as you cycle through the sources.
Optional Bluetooth Adapter: In addition, you can use this unit to control a CD-BTB200 Bluetooth adapter (130BTB200, sold separately) for your compatible Bluetooth mobile phone or Bluetooth portable audio player. The Pioneer CD-BTB200 Bluetooth Adapter allows you to make and receive calls wirelessly and hands-free on your Bluetooth-equipped cellular telephone through this Pioneer "Bluetooth Adapter Ready" head unit. The CD-BTB200 comes with a microphone for making and answering your calls. You can hear the other party through the vehicle's speaker system. The unit connects to the head unit via the supplied IP-BUS cable, and has an IP-BUS pass-through for daisy chaining another component.
Remote Control: The DEH-P4200UB comes with an IR wireless remote control (CXE2758). The remote allows you to control the volume, switch between sources, pause the CD, change the display, and adjust the audio. 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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