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Pioneer DEH-X4600BT

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Add Bluetooth® to your ride

Pioneer's DEH-X4600BT CD receiver stretches the capabilities of your car's audio system with built-in Bluetooth. You can answer a phone call with the push of a button, then talk as if your caller is sitting next to you, freeing up your hands and letting you concentrate on the drive. The DEH-X4600BT supports Bluetooth audio streaming too, so you can stream music wirelessly from compatible devices to the receiver, plus control basic functions like "track up" or "track down."

Your music in your car

The front-panel USB input lets you hook up your iPod® or iPhone®, then access your playlists from the receiver's controls. You'll also enjoy control over your favorite Pandora® stations from the receiver when your iPhone is connected. You can use the USB input to tap into the music stored on many Android devices, while the front aux input handles just about any other audio source. If you're into your CD collection, you'll enjoy excellent playback of your store-bought and home-burned discs.

Find your perfect soundscape

Pioneer's MOSFET amplifier delivers plenty of power to your speakers, while the 5-band EQ lets you tweak the sound to match your taste. Two pairs of preamp outputs let you add external amplifiers or a powered sub.

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.

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

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

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • 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 WAV files
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • built-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad control (see Details tab for model compatibility)
    • Siri "Eyes Free" support with compatible iPhones
    • Pandora control through iPhone
    • App Control for playback and control of many popular music apps
    • music file playback on select Android devices through USB input
    • MIXTRAX for a DJ-inspired audio/visual experience with compatible devices (see Details)
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • Advanced Sound Retriever (ASR) for improved sound quality from compressed music files
    • 5-band equalizer with seven preset tone settings
    • 3-level loudness
    • low-pass and high-pass filters
    • subwoofer level control
    • inputs: front panel auxiliary input, front USB input
    • outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear/subwoofer)
    Other info:

    What's in the Box:

    • CD receiver (w/ 10A mini-fuse inserted into chassis)
    • Face (attached)
    • Sleeve (installed)
    • Trim ring (installed)
    • Wiring harness
    • Wireless remote control (QXE1044)
    • CR2025 Lithium battery (installed)
    • External microphone w/ sunvisor clip (attached 13' cable terminated by a right-angle male 2.5mm connector)
    • Two-sided tape
    • 2 Extraction keys
    • 4 Pan head ISO-mount screws (M5 x 8mm)
    • 4 Flat-head ISO-mount screws (M5 x 9mm)
    • Face fixing screw
    • Owner's Manual (En/Fr/Sp)
    • Limited Warranty Information (US/CA)

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    great unit and excellent tech support from crutchfield

    dean, Washington


    Pioneer DEH-X4600BT Reviews

    Average Customer Review(s):

    (157 Reviews)


    Cjm from Ohio on 4/18/2015

    1989 Chevrolet Cheyenne
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought This to replace old factory radio and it sound horrible and cant read screen in daylight. i installed a old Pioneer DEH-12 to replace because it makes the speakers crackle and sound horrible no matter how you set the settings. when i installed the deh-12 i noticed a big improvement right away.

    Pros: Nothing

    Cons: Cant See display in daylight Sounds Horrible

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    dean from Washington on 1/24/2015

    1999 Chevrolet Silverado
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    great unit and excellent tech support from crutchfield

    Pros: tech support

    Cons: NONE

    excellent radio but

    al from eastern ND on 1/18/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    But a terrible owners manual!! The instructions for operation should be on page one not thirteen and fourteen in micro font print. The initial setup follows?? on page 16. They should have a letter size page for operation and adjustment added to all pioneer radio product. This is a HD radio display. not mentioned.



    great stereo

    09 Nissan altima from Tequesta, FL on 1/15/2015

    2009 Nissan Altima
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Install was easy, called tech support for wiring clarification on the blue antanne wires. Simple! Radio sounds and looks great. Bought it for the Bluetooth capabilities and samsung phone connectivity. Works seamlessly and controls from the radio. Microphone sound quality is perfect. For the price, it's a no brainer. Thanks Crutchfield!

    Pros: Bluetooth capability USB connection and charging phone connectivity Pioneer stereo

    Cons: If any....dimmer is weak

    Pioneer and Crutchfield Shine Again

    JHW from Florida on 1/13/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this for my nephews Christmas surprise. Went on previous Pioneer experience. Completely satified with performance and functionality of this unit

    Pros: Looks and sounds great!

    Cons: Wish it was installed in my vehicle!

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    Anonymous from delta pa on 1/11/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Bluetooth super clear,easy to use, easy to navigate


    Cons: No voice commands with android

    moneys worth

    Eric from Harker Heights, TX on 1/10/2015

    2006 MINI Cooper
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this to replace the OEM radio in my wife's Mini Cooper and have wireless access for use of phone. Radio is perfect for use with Androids, enjoy using the phone calls use, clarity, and the quality is all perfect. My wife is happy with the radio. Oh, and the Price is Right.

    Pros: The Price is Right

    Cons: none


    Anonymous from High springs fl on 1/8/2015

    2002 GMC Sonoma
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Radio works amazing no complaints



    Strong Radio

    Onefirefighter from Coamo PR on 1/8/2015

    2002 Honda Odyssey
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excelent Sound and Features



    Very good product

    Rick from Chesterfield BA on 1/5/2015

    1995 Ford F Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very good product so far. Good sound quality, excellent blue tooth hands free phone and outstanding for pairing devices via blue tooth.

    Pros: Blue tooth pairing, hands free calls, good sound quality

    Cons: None so far

    Major Bang for the Buck

    Bernie the Attorney from Christiansted, VI on 1/5/2015

    2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The price has just come down, for the cost you'd be stupid not to buy this. Easy install in my 2001 Jeep GC LTD, Crutchfield adapters and support second to none. If you want to use the steering wheel buttons you'll need an adapter (which costs as much as the radio) but it works

    Pros: Bluetooth and iPhone iPad ipod a match made in heaven

    Cons: Pioneer menus not intuitive and hard to navigate, wish I'd paid an extra $10 for the 4700 to get the variable-color illumination. Slightly annoying for instrument panel light color not to match the radio

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    StreetDreamsCCP from Northeastern, CO on 1/4/2015

    2007 Kia Sorento
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great sound and easy to install! Had everything you need for listening and hands free safety on the road.

    Pros: East to install and set up! Great sound and clear hands free calling!

    Cons: None Noted

    Met Every Need!

    The 1st Shirt from Savannah Ga. on 1/4/2015

    2002 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This Radio was recommended by the Crutchfield team to meet all the my Needs. The radio sound itself is great and the display makes operation easy. I would recommend this radio to anyone looking for an economic price, with a great sound, and easy to use.

    Pros: Sound Awesome! The blue tooth capability made cell phone calls seamless and it sounded great through the speakers. The installation was easy and radio and blue tooth a breeze to set up.

    Cons: none

    Good head unit

    JasonM from Tennessee on 1/4/2015

    1999 Suzuki Esteem
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This head unit is a huge upgrade over my factory radio. The bluetooth works great. I was concerned because the advertised RMS watts were lower than the competition. But it sounds great, and is no less powerful than any other brand name head unit in this price range. My only real complaint is that the display is too bright at night. Overall, I am very happy with my purchase.

    Pros: inexpensive, bluetooth, good sound quality

    Cons: overly bright display, even with dimmer turner down

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    Anonymous from tyler, tx on 1/1/2015

    2007 Chevrolet Colorado
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product, enjoy the ease of hands free talking, easy to install, easy to set up and use



    Excellent choice

    Wade S from North East Arkansas on 1/1/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great. Choice. Really on one negative. - very hard to see the display in daylight

    Pros: Great easy loaded

    Cons: Display not visible during bright sunlight

    Review for Raidio

    Pioneer DEH-X4600BT from Ogden Utah on 12/31/2014

    1998 Honda CRV
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I think the this product was great.

    Pros: Everything works well.

    Cons: Nothing.

    Gift for Son

    Shannon from Rio Rancho, NM on 12/31/2014

    1986 Toyota Pickup
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    My son just loved it. He said the sound was of great quality. Easy to installed, easy use...



    pioneer DEH

    Cindy from Killen, AL on 12/29/2014

    2002 Toyota 4Runner
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Bought this for our son via the chat. The guy was so helpful. Even put everything I needed in my cart. My son called yesterday and said he LOVED it! Enough said! LOL

    Pros: All good

    Cons: Went in crooked at first but he got it right. All is good!

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    ssoper from Wisconsin on 12/29/2014

    2005 Dodge Stratus
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Put this in my son's 2005 Dodge Stratus coupe. Installation was a breeze. He just love's all the goodies this radio has! Crutchfield was easy to work with and put together the things I needed to install.

    Pros: Installation, and quality of the radio

    Cons: None so far

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    Anonymous from salt lake city, Utah on 12/29/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Customer service was amazing



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    PMK from Massachusetts on 12/23/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very good product at an attractive price. Installed in a 2004 F150. Fairly easy install. My wiring questions were answered by Crutchfield tech support. Did have to remove installed radio when I realized microphone plugs in back. Dial and controls are not intuitive but it is a quick learning curve. Phone sync was a tad frustrating until i click yes on both the phone and the unit. Overall it is all that i expected and maybe a bit more.



    Easy to install

    Sam69 from New Jersey on 12/23/2014

    2005 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product, lots of features, lots of fun, clear and great sound, build quality I'd good,overall for the price, it is worth it.



    So far, so GREAT!

    AaronA from Los Angeles, CA on 12/22/2014

    2004 Chevrolet Colorado
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    No complaints about this receiver so far! It's great!

    Pros: Works exactly as we expected, fun features. Love that the phone connects and starts playing automatically.

    Cons: None so far!

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    Anonymous from United States on 12/18/2014

    1995 Mazda Miata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Replaced a factory unit in my Ford F-250. Tuner does not get reception on either FM or AM bands equal to the original radio. Sometimes the voice calling works sometimes it does not...odd Overall I am not impressed so far.

    Pros: Price

    Cons: Poor FM and AM reception


    Clay from Charleston, SC on 12/15/2014

    2008 Chevrolet Silverado
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    the stereo is a very good sounding and quality stereo. the only problem is that it does not give you a good illumination for adjusting station so you can see them.

    Pros: good sounding and quality stereo

    Cons: poor illumination for radio stations and other options to adjust the brightness.

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    ASUKIDD from Arizona on 12/15/2014

    1998 Nissan Frontier
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Getting through the menus is cumbersome but once you get used to it, it's a good unit for the price. Sound is great.

    Pros: easy install

    Cons: Menus are kind of cumbersome through the volume control.

    Excellent Value Receiver

    Fort Worth Jim from Texas on 12/11/2014

    2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    We bought the Pioneer DEH-X4600BT to replace the deceased factory stereo in our Chrysler PT Cruiser. The installation went without a hitch. The improvement in sound quality (even using the OEM speakers) was impressive. The bass is tight and the high end is clean even at high volume. You'll want to spend some time in the garage with the manual; the receiver is feature-rich, and you'll want to spend some time going through configuration options.

    Pros: Excellent audio quality. Works well with iPhone 5s. FM receiver quality is excellent even in the crowded D/FW metro.

    Cons: The manual could do a better job of explaining receiver features and options.


    Henry from Alhambra ca on 12/9/2014

    2005 Ford Explorer
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Perfect quality good sound 1000 times better than factory

    Pros: Slow ck


    Excellent Radio

    Jason from Houston, Texas on 12/7/2014

    2008 Dodge Charger
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This radio was very easy to set up. For the Bluetooth pairing at least on my iPhone, all I needed to do was plug in the USB cord and it did the rest. This radio meet and exceeded my wants for an aftermarket radio. If you are thinking about getting a radio with Bluetooth, just stop and get this one. The phone calls are clear and the music streaming is outstanding.

    Pros: Bluetooth for phone calls and music streaming Not to bright at night Very easy set up Best bang for your buck

    Cons: None.

    Great head unit

    Ron from Rhode Island on 12/3/2014

    2003 Dodge Ram 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this unit because of the price, and I am glad I did, this head unit is great! Not just in monetary value but in the quality too. Sound is second to none and I haven't changed my factory speakers yet. Buy this unit and you wont be disappointed.

    Pros: Price, quality, versatility,sound

    Cons: none that I have found

    Great stereo to start out

    JenksinsJ from Culpeper, VA on 12/1/2014

    Bought this for my daughter's first car and it works great and does all she wants. Hook up for her iPhone, excellent reception for the radio, removeable faceplate for security while she's in school, and looks great. Installation was a breeze as well. Paired with the Pioneer speakers we got her, it sounds incredible for a somewhat entry level stereo. Haven't tried the microphone for the hands free blue tooth, but hands free for a teenager is great no matter how it sounds.

    Pros: Looks great. Sounds great. Excellent reception. Easy installation.

    Cons: Would be even better if it had a rear USB input.

    Great Stereo

    nick from Bakersfield, California on 11/25/2014

    2006 Ford Focus ZX4
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great stereo, sounds great, easy to install and setup and is easy to use.

    Pros: Sounds great, easy to use, great looking,easy to use Bluetooth, good Bluetooth microphone.


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    Erick O from Virginia on 11/20/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good unit for the price, all the functions are pretty easy to use and the phone set up is easy. The amp could use a little more power, I will have to add powered sub for extra bass.

    Pros: Good Price, easy to use and set up, lots of display options

    Cons: Could use a little more power for bass

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    Keith H. from Oregon on 11/19/2014

    2002 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a great and easy stereo to install and for my daughter to use.



    Pioneer DEH-X4600BT 2 thumbs up

    Primo from Massachusetts on 11/17/2014

    1980 Chrysler New Yorker
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this product to go into an old 'classic car' a 1980 Chrysler New Yorker that we found that had been in storage for years. My wife fell in love with the way it drove, and desided that she would make it her part-time daily driver. It had a state of the art 1980 radio that didn't work. I chose this radio because it seemed to have the best bang for buck. She wanted a radio with CD and ipod included in it. She also wanted hands free bluetooth phone in the car. This unit filled the bill on all fronts. It has more features than she will ever use. The install wasnot to bad, I did have to call Crutchfield tech support a couple of times for direction since I couldn't find any help online with a couple of wiring questions. I must say that Crutchfield tech support was very helpful and had the answers to all my questions.

    Pros: Has all the components in one small and neat package. I'll be back for another for my truck.

    Cons: Some of the installation instrution in the Pioneer manual could have been better.

    love it

    MikeS from Idaho on 11/13/2014

    2008 Dodge Ram 3500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I love it will be buying more

    Pros: easy to navigate


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    Anonymous from Boston, MA on 10/21/2014

    2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    For the price, this is an excellent value. Bluetooth, Aux, CD, Radio, Mixtrax, all for a very reasonable price.

    Pros: Great value for a lot of features

    Cons: The Wiring diagram left out the fact that the amplifier power is separate from the switching power, so I had to have a technician finish the installation.

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    Anonymous from Texas on 10/19/2014

    2009 Toyota Camry
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great little radio.



    Excellent Sound

    Hans M from Virginia Beach, VA on 10/18/2014

    2006 Volkswagen Beetle
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent sound with a solid bass and crystal clear mid and high end. Easy to customize the equalizer. Powerful unit.




    Fletcher from Northport, Alabama on 10/6/2014

    1997 Honda Passport
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Awesome radio for the price! You can't go wrong!



    A Good Buy

    Loren from Oregon on 10/2/2014

    2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    A solid value: product for price. More features than I expected in this price range, and a good sound in the RV I mounted it in. Simple to use, which my wife asked for, and good reception in fringe areas where we camp.



    Feature Rich

    Jonathan from Columbus, OH on 10/2/2014

    2006 Chevrolet Equinox
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Nice Stereo Blutooth works great!

    Pros: Good Value for the money

    Cons: Blutooth calling can be a little distorted at times. Could be my cell phone

    Major upgrade compared to factory

    PinoyMV from Poolesville, MD on 10/2/2014

    2000 Chevrolet Tahoe
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this receiver for my 2000 Chevy Tahoe (new body, without Bose, with factory subwoofer) as I wanted to replace the factory receiver. Most importantly, I wanted something that wouldn't break the back, was highly rated, had bluetooth, and was easy to install considering I've never changed a receiver before. Install was very easy - had one issue with no sound coming through, but one call to customer service and I was able to fix it quickly and easily. With the kit provided by Crutchfield, the receiver looks great considering it's narrower than the factory receiver. Bluetooth was easy to set up and pairing to my phone was very simple. Sound is 100X better than factory and it also helps that I installed new speakers and sub. I forgot to mention that the mic is a nice added touch and was very easy to install. Instead of attaching it to the visor, I attached it on top of the steering wheel column and has worked out just fine - tested it and my voice goes through clear to the receiver. This receiver delivers more than I expected....very happy with the purchase and highly recommended. BTW, I highly recommend using the wire caps when splicing the wires of the harness together. They're available from Crutchfield.

    Pros: Easy install, bluetooth, mic, great sound, detachable face

    Cons: None thus far after about a month of use

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    Anonymous from lititz,pa on 9/30/2014

    1995 Ford F Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    nice simple cd player with some extras at a good price



    CD player

    Allen from forest, va on 9/29/2014

    2006 Chevrolet Express
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very happy with my purchase, looking forward to buying from Crutchfield again soon.



    One Happy Camper!

    Kali from Michigan on 9/28/2014

    1997 Toyota RAV4
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I absolutely love my new car radio! The phone through the radio is an amazing feature as well as being able to play my music off of my iPhone in low radio signal areas!

    Pros: Talking on the phone through the radio Bluetooth capabilities Variety of music formats able to be played (CD, Aux, Bluetooth, and Radio) Good sound quality and separation Overall easy to use Looks nice

    Cons: None yet! :)

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    L. T from PA on 9/11/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The Pioneer radio is satisfactory. I like the sound quality.

    Pros: Pioneer has provided a wide variety of features.

    Cons: None so far.

    Very happy with the product and the support

    Ramachandran M S from Sunnyvale, CA on 9/10/2014

    2007 Audi A3
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I was shopping for the same stereo model in the local shops and the estimate was around $350 for fixing it along with steering wheel integration. But all I spent in Crutchfield was just a bit over $200 in total and 2 hours of my time fixing the stereo. I was a little skeptical about whether I can fix it by myself. But I took the risk and ordered it. Worst comes, I would take this to a local sound shop and get it fixed from them. Still saving a lot of money. But boy I was surprised with the customer support. I was totally clueless when I opened the box and was blinking what to do. I called the customer support center and those guys walked me through each step very patiently when I was asking the same questions again and again. Kudos to tech support. 2 weeks now, I am happy with the stereo. But I can give only 4 star, because when I was talking to some representative before buying the product, I asked if the BT mic was built into the stereo and they guy said yes. Later found out that I had to fix it outside the system and it is hanging on my dashboard rather ugly.

    Pros: Slick product and fittings. Easy to do it yourself. Great technical support.

    Cons: None so far.

    Nice inexpensive unit

    Colin N from Utah on 8/31/2014

    1998 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Doesn't have much flash, but has all the options you could want.

    Pros: Especially love the bluetooth works great.

    Cons: Basic looks, wired mike could look better.

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    Anonymous from Peoria, AZ on 8/25/2014

    2010 Nissan Xterra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product for the price. Installed in less than an hour. Easy to learn how to use too.



    Loving it!

    Kris from Parkesburg, PA on 8/24/2014

    1999 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Just what I needed to replace my stock radio in my truck. Seamless connection with iphone and great sound quality. Installation with included pieces from crutchfield was super easy! Very happy with my experience.



    Nice aftermarket upgrade

    Miha from Decatur, GA on 8/21/2014

    2010 Honda Civic DX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I had the Pioneer installed in my 2010 Civic and so far I love it. It has everything I need: radio, mp3, USB, AUX (not used yet) and hands-free phone. Sound quality is great, MC button menu is quite easy to use and the remote comes in handy for passengers. Overall an excellent product. Illumination feature would have been nice though for the price of this stereo as the display is very bright.



    I like it

    mike from castle rock, CO on 8/17/2014

    1995 GMC Suburban
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Love every thing about it. Arrived quickly and customer service was super helpful.

    Pros: Customer service, comes with almost everything you need to install. Only had to buy wire connectors.

    Cons: Wish the display allowed for the clock to show with the track info. You can only show the clock by its self.

    pioneer deh-x4600bt

    Chris from Martinsville IL on 8/13/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I've had different brands of head units and pioneer is the best for the money. Bluetooth is well worth the extra money. Crutchfield is great.

    Pros: Everything so far.

    Cons: Nothing so far.

    Great replacement for stock stereo

    OneOldKid from Keizer, OR on 8/9/2014

    2003 Volkswagen GTI
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is the second DEH-X4600-BT I have installed in our cars. The unit sounds fantastic with factory speakers. It has all the functions I wanted for an inexpensive replacement for the stock stereo. The Bluetooth works great. Always recognizes my iPhone5. I don't have to take my phone out of my pocket to listen to music. Very happy and would recommend this to anyone looking for an inexpensive stereo.

    Pros: Plenty of basic functions. Bluetooth works well. Sounds great with my factory speakers.

    Cons: Volume is not as responsive as I would like.

    Just Installed

    PaulieC from Naperville, IL on 8/6/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I have had this unit install for about 1 week and so far I am very impressed. I wanted a inexpensive (< $200) aftermarket radio that could replace my stock radio in a 2008 Lancer ES. I chose this unit because I was looking for a unit that had BT capabilities for calling and at least an AUX input for music streaming. To my surprise, I was able to find a unit within my price range that has BT capabilities for most music apps that I use (Pandora, Amazon Prime, Google Music Player). I have a Nexus 5 and I couldn't be happier with the 4600BT built in features for BT music streaming. I place my phone in the car charger and never have to touch my phone again. Phone Calling: Missed, Incoming and Recent calls are all available through scrolling on the unit. Press and hold the phone button and you can use Google's voice command to make a phone call through the pioneer microphone that comes with this unit. (mine is placed on the driver side sun visor and everyone says they can hear me fairly well.) Music Apps: I have used Amazon Prime, which is a little slow to initalize but once that happens no issues with moving tracking forwards or backwards, pause and play through the 4600BT, Same with the standard music player on the phone and Pandora. You can also thumbs up or down using the folder buttons on the unit. Sound: Plenty of power over my stock unit, 2 custom EQs, Bass Boost, and two different general volume adjustments for compensating for road noise or different sources

    Pros: Bluetooth capability for music applications and calling Comes with a microphone and plenty of cable to put it anywhere Able to be integrated with steering wheel controls Price Sound quality vs stock radio decent interface for most features, some I still need to reference the manual to understand I also use Torque App to get data from my BT OBD2 module and I can connect to that and my radio at the same time via BT

    Cons: Only con so far is that the display is a bit dim even with the dimmer option 'OFF'. It is somewhat difficult to see on the drive home ~5pm on a sunny day.

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    Mark from Evansville,IN on 8/4/2014

    2005 Kia Sedona
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I have been a fan of Pioneer for years, this unit just makes me remember why, works great !



    Good unit for the price

    sylvio from Rochesster New York on 7/30/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is an excellent unit for the price. Went in easy with Crutchfield's supplied harness. Sound quality is good. Love the Bluetooth and USB access which is why I put this unit in. The factory unit in my car was very good but in an 05 vehicle was lacking the ability to even play an MP3 file. This unit gives me comparable quality to the factory unit ( separate amp in the car ca not be overridden easily), so it still uses the same amp. I now have an up to date unit as far as features goes, for a little over a hundred bucks. I am very satisfied with this purchase.

    Pros: cost features value

    Cons: Blue tooth mic.could be better.

    awesome radio

    Tom p from Cincinnati, Oh on 7/22/2014

    I installed this in less than an hour and have utilized this product for over a year. This is the 2 car stereo I have purchased from Crutchfield. Their service is second to NONE!!!! I have absolutely no complaints about this product whatsoever.

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: None

    Car Radio

    Russ B. from San Jose, Ca on 7/18/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I have just had the radio installed in my car for about 1 week. I am very pleased with its operation so far. I have only tried the Bluetooth phone process a few times, and the process was quite easy. The reception was quite good and I was told the same on the other end of the call. I am not very savvy re: computer stuff, so I am still learning how to set up and use the various capabilities in the radio.

    Pros: The ease of ordering the radio, the speed and packaging of the product and the apparent quality of the radio itself. I'm still learning the various functions of the radio and how to use them.

    Cons: None so far.

    Good stereo for the money

    Raz from New York, NY on 7/17/2014

    2000 Honda CRV
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great value for the money, good quality and the Pioneer name!

    Pros: Tons of features for the money, I especially liked the Bluetooth for phone and audio. Even with stock speakers sounds much better than the original stock radio (2000 Honda CR-V)

    Cons: A little bit complicated and confusing to navigate and set.

    great product

    vic in alabama from alabama on 7/13/2014

    1993 Nissan Hardbody
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    no problems, great price



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    RAF from MAYSVILLE KY on 7/12/2014

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    B. Wilson from Katy, TX on 7/9/2014

    2005 Toyota Corolla
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very happy with the Pioneer DEH-X4600BT. The bluetooth was very easy to set-up, the installation was very easy as well. Crutchfield is the one and only place for me to buy car stereo products.

    Pros: Bluetooth audio streaming, which allows me continous music from my android phone, hands-free calling so that I can maintain focus on the road while driving. I also love the clock display.

    Cons: None.

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    DonB from San Antonio, TX on 7/7/2014

    2008 Toyota Tacoma
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This receiver is a high quality product with virtually every feature I need. Additionally, Crutchfield delivered on time and provided much help.

    Pros: Great sound, Bluetooth, and many ways to adjust sound.

    Cons: Display is virtually unreadable in daylight. Manual is very confusing and in miniature print. Remote had a dead battery.

    Let Down

    Anonymous from Harrisburg PA on 7/4/2014

    2004 Honda Odyssey
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I had high expectations from this radio after all the positive feedback I have read, The main reason for my purchase was the blue tooth feature. I loved the idea of hands free calling with the push of a button, but the sound quality is diminished from that of listening to the radio, and sometimes cutting out. The same low quality sound is heard when listening to xbox music through my phone and blue tooth. The radio and cd player is great, but the player does take a little getting used to navigating through the features. I would probably go back to alpine or jvc players again if I did it over.

    Pros: looks good out of the box - cool features - radio and cd player works great

    Cons: blue tooth sound not as good as radio sound- digital display is impossible to read on sunny day, even at its brightest level.

    Great Stereo!!

    Teddy from Tysons Corner, VA on 7/3/2014

    1996 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a great stereo! The stereo arrived within two days and I could successfully install the product. I am very happy with the stereo!

    Pros: -You don't need to purchase the tools to get the old stereo out because they are included in the box. They are located in the small plastic bag with the screws. - The bluetooth audio works great with my iphone. I am able to listen to music on my phone and read what is playing. I can change the song using the arrow keys on the stereo or the handy remote. -There is a phone button that you can push to be able to select people in your contacts you wish to call.

    Cons: - It may be my old speakers in my car, but I am unable to have a great connection to hear what people are saying when I am using the bluetooth on a phone call. Like I said this may be my old car speakers.

    Great bluetooth radio for my older Z3

    SueO from Broadway, VA on 7/3/2014

    This radio is a huge upgrade for my 2001 BMW Z3. I now have bluetooth, and can stream Sirius radio from my iPhone. The sound and appearance is great, and I learned the functions pretty quickly.

    Pros: Great functionality, sound, and fit . The sales team and installers did a terrific job, and quickly. My husband's phone sync'ed up right away too.

    Cons: Since my husband doesn't drive the car often, he needs a review on working the radio every once in a while.


    Matt from Statesboro, GA on 7/2/2014

    2005 Nissan Sentra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy to use and it's a giant improvement from the Nissan factory head unit. Love the hands free Bluetooth calling, it makes driving easier.

    Pros: Bluetooth


    Great Features, Great Buy

    BenW from Cincinnati, OH on 6/30/2014

    2006 Toyota Matrix
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Overall, this is an excellent buy. The fact that it comes will all of the installation gear free (although more of a comment on how great Crutchfield is) makes this well worth the money. The sound quality is noticeably improved on my stock speakers, especially when playing directly from a cd or ipod/iphone. The controls are fairly intuitive, and it takes no time at all to set up once you have it installed. The sound quality of the included microphone is quite good, if you have it installed in the right place. Bluetooth connectivity is easy to use and has not given me any trouble yet. The removable face-plate is convenient and fairly stylish. I am extremely pleased with this product.

    Pros: Despite what some people say, the brightness is not an issue, it's just fine for me. Intuitive Controls All of the features work as advertised, and are easy to use. Decent quality microphone Great value for your money

    Cons: Display suffers from some serious glare in the sun - only affects digital readout, all buttons still easily recognizable.

    Just what I thought.

    Don from manchester nh on 6/26/2014

    1995 Pontiac Firebird
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This receiver was just what I was looking for. Awesome features for the money. A bit shy on power but that's what amps are for.

    Pros: Display, functions, connectability.

    Cons: Low on power, not multi-color.

    PIONEER never lets me down!

    C from Winder, GA on 6/26/2014

    2000 Mitsubishi Galant
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    All these features for a great price, you can't go wrong with pioneer. Ever!

    Pros: Bluetooth, excellent sound quality need I say more

    Cons: None, not looking foward to any

    DEH 4600BT

    Dozer from Hoisington, ks on 6/25/2014

    1998 Chevrolet K Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I ordered this unit to replace an older pioneer in my truck. The unit shipped and I received it in three days as guaranteed in the website. The install was easy because of existing hardware. I unplugged the old unit and wired in the new one. The sound is great, but it's too much for factory speakers. The EQ settings are bit different in that adjustments are made by frequency rather than treble, mid, and bass. The Bluetooth feature works very well. Overall I'm very pleased with the unit. Also, it was a scratch and dent item. Didn't notice any defect and works great.

    Pros: Installation Bluetooth use

    Cons: None

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    Anonymous from vienna,va on 6/23/2014

    2003 Honda CRV EX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product, was easy to install with Crutchfield master sheet instructions. Good value for money!



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    Tom from Shorewood ,il on 6/23/2014

    2007 Hyundai Sonata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good quality for the price



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    LisaN from Chicago, Il on 6/22/2014

    1999 Isuzu Trooper
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is the best receiver, it has such an exceptional sound. The price was very reasonable. I highly recommend this product and the ease of installation. It fit perfectly in my car.

    Pros: The Sound and love the Bluetooth!

    Cons: None

    Looks great

    vct from Louisville, KY on 6/16/2014

    2006 Ford Focus ZX4
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Has been great. Got it as a birthday present. Would recommend to anyone.

    Pros: Looks nice, great price, sounds good


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    Hoyt from Findlay, ohio on 6/10/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    no problems, good unit for the price.

    Pros: user freindly, easy install

    Cons: Display could have more color options and be brighter

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    John d from Joliet il on 6/9/2014

    2002 Ford Mustang
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Install went very well great directions for wiring.

    Pros: Easy to hook up

    Cons: Difficult to go through all the menus to get the radio on etc. would like if the unit changes colors on display.

    Great radio

    F. B from Le Claire, IA on 6/9/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very happy with the Crutchfield staff and the product was very easy to install

    Pros: Super radio easy install

    Cons: None

    DEH X4600BT

    Barb from Knoxville TN on 6/1/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Don't consider it user friendly, maybe I should have looked harder. I just wanted a good CD player/ receiver. Didn't need all the Blue tooth and I Pod features. Gonna check to see if Crutchfield can repair the Rockford Equipment I took out. Their Tech. support is awesome, had answers for all my questions.



    Perfect audio upgrade for Jeep Liberty

    LawrenceH from Wilmington, NC on 5/29/2014

    2004 Jeep Liberty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This was a graduation gift for my daughter. She wanted to upgrade her radio in her 2004 Jeep Liberty. It has all the bells and whistles she desired in a new radio, Bluetooth connection to Ipod and Iphone as well as a CD player and hands free telephone use. Installation was very easy with the supplied instructions and all of things needed to make it compatible with her Jeep. She is very pleased.

    Pros: Nice unit that looks and sounds great.

    Cons: I agree with another owner that the factory manual needs some improvement.


    pete from tiptonville,tn. on 5/28/2014

    2002 Dodge Ram 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    great product .very glad i used deh-x4600bt had all the features i wanted at a great price thanks pioneer & crutchfield i'll be back.crutchfield made it almost to easy to install.thanks again



    amazing sound quality

    Misty from Colorado Springs on 5/28/2014

    2001 Dodge Caravan
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Amazing sound quality for both music and calls! Easy sync w both droid and apple operating systems

    Pros: Aux port Bluetooth Siri sync

    Cons: None

    Great unit / very pleased!

    Larry H. from Baltimore, MD on 5/26/2014

    1997 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a terrific unit and a great replacement for the aging factory unit in my daughter's '97 Civic - especially for the price! Installation went very well - the Crutchfield instructions and wiring harness were great as always. The included face plate / surround looks even better than I thought it would. Lots of ability to customize sound to your liking with EQ settings, loudness & bass boost. Paring with an iphone was a snap and hands-free calling works and sounds great. Definitely recommend this unit. PS - pay special attention to Crutchfield's instructions regarding the dome light wiring and the splice you need to make - a terrific help!

    Pros: A terrific replacement for an aging factory unit. Makes the driving / entertainment / cell phone experience so much better.

    Cons: The factory manual is a bit cumbersome - not written in a clear, easy to follow manner.

    Great Stereo

    JT from Washington on 5/25/2014

    2007 Chrysler 300
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great Stereo easy to install. Sounds great with all audio conections. Blue tooth works great for phone calls.



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    Anonymous from Corsicana, TX on 5/19/2014

    2000 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Really like this radio. Wish I would have swapped out the factory radio years ago.

    Pros: Love the remote. Bluetooth works great with my iPhone.

    Cons: The main dial is also a button. Sometimes when you reach to turn the volume down, you can accidentally push it in and then it will jump into the menus/functions.

    Great Value

    Rick from Eugene, OR on 5/19/2014

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great Value for the cost. All of the necessary installation components were included. Very quick and easy and looks great. Beware if you are using an amp to connect power to amp wire or you will have the deck working with no sound. Amp wire is blue.

    Pros: Great value, quick install, Bluetooth, remote control, USB, auxiliary input

    Cons: None

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    Lauren from Hanover, PA on 5/14/2014

    2007 Honda Odyssey
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Overall, glad that I have this new stereo. Had been using the standard Honda 6 CD changer, no blue tooth.

    Pros: Blue tooth capability allows phone calls and any audio from phone/internet, which is very cool.

    Cons: I really miss having the clock/time showing at all times. Display is very difficult to read when it's bright out. Still not sure how to use many options due to difficulty sorting out instruction manual. I do wish the façade of the stereo would look more naturally integrated with my vehicle.

    It does what it is says it does

    KingDavideking from Boise Idaho on 5/13/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    It does everything advertised at a very reasonable price. The display is hard to read in daylight. I bought it mainly for the Bluetooth and it's functionality is everything I wanted. Hands free phone use and iPhone streaming is easy.

    Pros: Bluetooth

    Cons: Hard to read display


    Colin from FL on 5/11/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    A great radio & price



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    Anonymous from Ansonia ct on 5/8/2014

    2005 Scion xA
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent for the price



    Love it

    Jbrooks from Culpeper Va on 5/3/2014

    Love the Bluetooth feature, have had unit for 3 months now. I installed this unit in my work van and it is great. It is a little complicated to get used to because the giant volume knob does not turn volume off just up or down. I am used to pushing knob to turn off radio or cd player. When you push the knob it takes you into settings which I do not like. Radio signal seems to lack in areas but that could just be my van.

    Pros: Bluetooth and USB features

    Cons: Layout is complicated to learn, it is very different from a factory unit. It could be a little more user friendly

    Easy to install - great sound!

    RonF from Oceanside, CA on 4/30/2014

    2004 Dodge Grand Caravan
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this unit having never installed an aftermarket car audio system. The instructions, wiring harness and mounting bracket were spot on. The installation was easy and the unit looks like it was installed at the factory. Sound quality and Bluetooth operation are top notch. With this unit, my wife's old car now has hands free bluetooth connectivity to her iPhone, including voice commands. I highly recommend this unit.

    Pros: Bluetooth audio streaming and phone connectivity. USB port plays MP3 music and charges cell phones..

    Cons: Menus a little difficult to navigate at first.

    Happy with this for the price

    Mojo from Fort Worth, TX on 4/28/2014

    2003 Dodge Neon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Over all I am happy with this head unit. There are some things that could be better but for the price it is a pretty good unit.

    Pros: nice sound quality from radio, CD and aux ports I like the remote and the relative ease of use

    Cons: the BT phone connection sounds horrible and it is hard for people on the other end to hear me.

    Factory replacement

    Ron from Pueblo, CO on 4/28/2014

    2010 Mazda 6
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Bought to replace factory. Last year put a 700 watt system n with a processor. Lacked controllability. I have the same deck so I knew it needed it to clean out the system. System sounds awesome! Real clean.


    Cons: Didn't realize it was a detached faceplate. Didn't knw they were still b n made, LOL.

    Great Value!

    Doug from Canton, OH on 4/27/2014

    2002 Ford Focus
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy to install, set-up was super quick, and it makes the factory speakers sound great.

    Pros: Great sound, easy installation.

    Cons: DIN frame bend tabs on top can interfere with installation of the adapter into the dash. Bottom ones can get blocked by the storage cavity.

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    Jeffrey A. from VA on 4/25/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I purchased the car stereo for my daughter in college. It was priced competitively, it was shipped to my front door ASAP, it had all the needed parts and fasteners, and it went in the car in about an hour, taking my sweet time. The wiring was straight forward, the 12 wires all matched existing colors. The sound was much improved, and the face plugs for USB and ipod were exactly what the honor roll student wanted. Thanks. I will shop with y'all again when the Pontoon Boat needs a stereo and speaker upgrade.

    Pros: Great fit. Great appearance and easy install. Sounds much better than the old unit.

    Cons: I can list no cons of substance.


    Anonymous from Riverside, Ca on 4/21/2014

    2000 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I have always been a big fan of Pioneer, this is the 2nd unit I have purchased in the last two months, this one was for my wife's car to replace the aging manufacturers car stereo. This Pioneer head unit brought the car speakers back to life!! The power this stereo puts out is phenomenal. The looks and color adjustments of the head unit are great, overall, no complaints on this head unit. The remote and blue tooth capabilities are so easy to use. The biggest and best part of this stereo is the ability to use the blue tooth and the mic to answer and make calls while driving. Pioneer also made it to where, when your in the car, all calls come in thru the stereo regardless of being in blue tooth mode or not. Great feature. Of course you could disable this, that feature is also available. Two thumbs up!



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    Krystin from Chambersburg, PA on 4/10/2014

    2000 Volkswagen Passat
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I Love this stereo! The best I've ever had! The sound quality is great, I also am really enjoying the Bluetooth feature!

    Pros: Bluetooth feature


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    sneckie from Abingdon MD on 4/8/2014

    2000 Chevrolet Suburban
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this for a 2000 suburban got all install parts needed with the order free came in 1 day. I connected all the wires and installed it didn't have any output called tech support talked with Chris he said it most likely was the amp wire not connected I didn't know it had an amp connected it and bam sound on. What an easy install total time 1.5 hrs old out new in even with having to call.

    Pros: I didn't have to do anything to connect my iphone 5 but hit connect it found it and asked as soon as I get in it connects and plays pandora if it's set for bt audio. The phone connects as soon as it comes on without any input from me. I saw some reviews that said it didn't work well with a iphone and some said it did. I have multiple vehicles and after market radios this one is the best bang for the money.

    Cons: None yet will update if I have any

    great value

    BobC from Pittsburgh, PA on 4/8/2014

    2006 Pontiac G6
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Nice product, easy to install



    LOVE IT!

    travis from johnson city tn on 4/6/2014

    2002 Dodge Dakota
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Love my new head unit! Sounds great and connects to my phone with ease!!



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    Pat from Milford, CT on 4/5/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent quality and performance, very easy to install. Still can't get the display to be brighter so I can see it in the daytime



    Nice Radio

    Bryan from Urbandale, Ia. on 4/4/2014

    2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Nice radio, quality seems to be good, and looks good installed.



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    TimR from Post Falls, ID on 4/3/2014

    2003 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I'm no audio expert, but I have been more than pleased with this stereo. Installation was a breeze for a non techie guy. Sounds good, much better than the stock I replaced.

    Pros: Ipod interface Bluetooth Installation


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    Anonymous from Boise, ID on 4/2/2014

    2007 Subaru Forester
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works well so far. My only concerns are that the display seems a bit bright at night and it can be a bit difficult to see in bright sunlight. Good value and relatively easy to install.



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    Steve Walker from Gardendale Al 35071 on 3/31/2014

    1994 Nissan Pathfinder
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a GREAT CAR STEREO

    Pros: Simple to set up and use / PRICE GOOD

    Cons: NONE

    Sounds amazing

    Kenny from West Palm Beach, FL on 3/29/2014

    2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent product! Sounds amazing. Some of the menus are not immediately intuitive - but everything can be figured out pretty easily.

    Pros: Sounds quality

    Cons: Menus are not intuitive


    JJC from Nebraska on 3/28/2014

    1992 Mercury Grand Marquis
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great price. Great sound paired with new speakers created a new experience for driving. Replaced factory system in 92 Mercury Marquis and I couldn't be happier. Install went well, only issues experienced were with the factory system, but this head unit fit perfectly. The menu system might take you a couple tries to get through it, but you'll get the hang of it quick.

    Pros: Sound. Illumination. Ease of install. Affordable quality sound to replace your system. This head unit is pretty awesome for what we need without too many bells and whistles to manage.

    Cons: None yet.

    Great -Radio

    BigDog from Iowa on 3/25/2014

    1995 Chevrolet C Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great Radio, But a lot of menus and sub menus. But you get used to it.

    Pros: Has everything I wanted in a car stereo, and more.

    Cons: None


    Keith from Henderson,KY on 3/25/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very good Quality product.

    Pros: Great sound and look

    Cons: Took me a little bit to learn to operate, Not Bad. My first new radio.

    Decent features for the price

    A L from Detroit, MI on 3/22/2014

    2004 Saturn ION 2
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    It's has a good amount of features for the price. It sounds quite a bit better than the factory radio, even on the factory speakers. I do have one complaint that makes this radio kind of annoying, when switching between inputs it sometimes loses where it was on my iPod playlist and defaults to playing 'all songs' when I go back to my iPod. I've never had that problem with any other radio in any other car. If it weren't for that significant glitch, I'd probably give it 4 or 5 stars as it really is a highly feature packed radio for the money.

    Pros: Features Sound

    Cons: Glitch in iPod connectivity

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    Tony S. from Cartersville,Ga. on 3/21/2014

    1995 Ford Ranger
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)


    Pros: easy to operate,love the bluetooth

    Cons: wish this unit changed colors but it don"t

    My Tunes

    MarkL from Atlanta, Ga on 3/19/2014

    2001 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I had not installed a car stereo since the 70's. This was a breeze and I appreciate the ease of which it is to use. I would highly recommend this brand and stereo to anyone.

    Pros: Easy to use, relatively inexpensive

    Cons: N/A

    Easy to use

    John from Central Missouri on 3/18/2014

    2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I wanted to upgrade my existing Pioneer that played MP3 from a CD to a radio with a USB. That way I wouldn't have to store all those CDs, just a couple of flash drives. Thought I wouldn't need the install kit but it turned out it was a good thing I got it. The place that installed the first radio didn't install it right and I had to change the mounting kit for the free one that came with my new Pioneer. It's easy to navigate the features of the DEH-X4600BT. The old radio I had to get the manual out ever time I wanted to change the time or adjust other features, now it's just one button and turn the control knob and push to select what you want. I shopped around and found that Crutchfield was very comparative on price, I could find it at a lesser price put trying to find the installation components and adding the price to the radio turned out to be a challenge and mostly would cost you more in the long run.

    Pros: USB, Simple controls, Easy installation

    Cons: The face trim is thin and doesn't want to stay on

    This is a mini workhorse of a car stereo

    Nelson E. from Fremont, Ca on 3/12/2014

    2006 Hyundai Azera
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought the receiver on Friday and was scheduled for delivery yesterday, but I got it Monday. Bonus points for Crutchfield. I have to say the DEH-X4600BT is very sleek and quite the upgrade to the factory unit on my 2006 Hyundai Azera Limited. The factory Infinity system was outdated and I wanted to have access to my iPhone and Pandora without all the wires. Bluetooth syncing was a breeze. I also purchased the iDatalink Maestro to maintain my steering wheel controls and I like that with one touch I can bring up Siri on my phone. The microphone is small enough to be hidden from view and they provide you with enough lead to put it just about anywhere you want it in the cabin. The mic picks up everything, so rest assured you will be heard. The DJing of MixTrax is a neat little feature that I'm enjoying as it mixes my songs together almost seemlessly. I had a couple of small wiring issues, but two calls to Tech Support (one for each issue) cleared it right up and I had my car audio up and running in no time. This receiver is like a Swiss Army Knife. It's got functionality for just about anything. Hands free calling for your phone for safety, you can control Pandora from the unit, there's a variety if EQ and sound controls for every listener and every music style, and the display will show everything from track titles to just the clock. I completely recommend this receiver. Great huge bang for the buck.

    Pros: * Sound quality - makes my factory speakers sound like more expensive name brand speakers * Value - all of that for very few pennies * Nice design * Options, Options, Options - there are so many ways to personalize how you use this machine * Bluetooth capability should be the standard these days, but to have it at such a great price? Amazing!

    Cons: It's only been one day so there isn't much to complain about, but if I were to be nit-picky I think the Pioneer wiring harness (not the one that Crutchfield provides but the one that comes with the receiver) needs to have more substantial wires. While they do the job efficiently, pairing them with the wires on the Crutchfield wiring harness seems like it won't hold, but it does. Minor gripe, but's a great unit. Not much to complain about!

    Great bargain and very good sound

    Kelly from Cary, NC on 3/10/2014

    2001 Nissan Xterra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great sound. Easy installation. Terrific price.

    Pros: Sound quality is great even without changing out the factory speakers.

    Cons: Navigation and bluetooth setup was not intuitive. I found myself referring to the manual and then, re-reading the manual several times before getting what I needed.


    Paul from Greencastle, IN on 3/10/2014

    2000 Jeep Wrangler
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works great

    Pros: Lot of options to work with

    Cons: Mfg. manual is small print and sometimes confusing.

    Great deal

    AkRipper from Anchorage Ak on 3/9/2014

    1999 GMC Sierra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this one on accident thinking it was the next model above it but I'm completely satisfied with this unit. The BT was easy to set up and use and the supplied mic has more than enough wire to go through the dash, up the pillar, across the headliner and to the overhead console in a full size truck. It sounds better than the stock GMC stereo and the supplied installation hardware was quick and easy to use.

    Pros: Better sound, easy BT setup/use, good remote, great value

    Cons: no illumination tie in with the vehicle but the dimmer function works well.

    Great Radio

    Chuck from Sunnyvale, CA on 3/8/2014

    1998 Dodge Caravan
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great radio easy to install instructions and sounds nice it works great with my Droid smart phone it automatically brings up my music on my phone as well as Pandora and turns it off when I turn off the vehicle. it also connects with my phones library of numbers and will make calls using the receiver and the supplied microphone.

    Pros: Great sound and connectivity with my Droid.

    Cons: None

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    Chas from Syracuse,NY on 3/8/2014

    2013 Mazda 3
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    very easy install,all required parts included

    Pros: does everything,bluetooth,cd,ipod,usb,aux jack

    Cons: receiver operation directions could be better

    Great stereo with an awesome feature set.

    swd from Memphis, TN on 3/7/2014

    2000 Nissan Maxima
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Pioneer has made a great product. In years gone by, I have spent thousands on various systems using some of the best components available at the time. The price and feature set on this stereo blow them away. Works really well with my iPhone 5. Very east to install. Cannot say enough good things about the Crutchfield team in helping me through the process.

    Pros: USB player works well with iPhone 5 running latest iOS. Added plus of charging the phone. Bluetooth audio is great. Bluetooth phone connection is good with excellent call clarity and quality. Easy to install. Crutchfield's support staff is phenomenal.

    Cons: The instructions for connecting the iPhone via Bluetooth were a little off. So many buttons and options it can be overwhelming. I keep the manual in the car just in case. Bright blue display is a little too bright during night driving even with the dimmer enabled.

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    Anonymous from murrieta ca on 3/7/2014

    2001 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works great and looks goid

    Pros: Hands free,bluetooth, charges my androde

    Cons: None

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    sotaboy3 from Cottage Grove, MN on 3/6/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Just what I need for my car. Awesome features and easy to use.

    Pros: Very simple to install, awesome tech support, blue tooth pairing is simple

    Cons: none

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    Anonymous from Abq, NM on 3/3/2014

    2007 Nissan Xterra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Nice stereo. Just wish it came with a brightness level adjustment




    pioneer from 21237 on 3/3/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Nice radio



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    LB from Houston, Tx on 3/3/2014

    2003 Ford Focus
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product for the cost & great customer service.



    Would definitely recommend!!

    khirsch from Nixa Mo on 2/28/2014

    1997 Chevrolet Blazer
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great unit for a great price. Bought it to replace a cheap touch screen unit that came with my Blazer when I bought it. Sound quality was greatly increased. The adjustability through the sound range was great. High pass filter was also a plus. I will forever be changed by Bluetooth connectivity. Buy it here at crutchfield and you get all the installation hardware and wires you need!

    Pros: Sound quality, price, bluetooth

    Cons: Sub control not quite as adjustable as I like

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    TPC from San Ramon, CA on 2/28/2014

    2002 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Everything about this deck is as advertised

    Pros: Easy to install, easy to pair with mobile phones, greatly improved the sound quality of my speakers

    Cons: None found yet!

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    Anonymous from 22824 on 2/27/2014

    It is hard to work and is 8th of an in to long to fit in my truck

    Pros: Sound

    Cons: Use Size

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    MattyLove from Hollandale, Mn on 2/26/2014

    1995 Chevrolet K Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT offers premium sound quality and is an excellent bang for your buck. It offers the ability to customize your subwoofer and mid to high speakers. Also a really cool feature is syncing your phone with the receiver. Excellent buy!



    Happy old man

    Jimbo from Michie, TN on 2/25/2014

    2000 Pontiac Grand Prix
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Bought this unit for my 16yo daughters car. Easy to install and she loves it.

    Pros: Easy to install, easy to use. the bluetooth phone option is some peace of mind for a dad nervous abt a driving daughter.


    Good value, lots of features

    Fonix from Texas on 2/24/2014

    2003 Honda Odyssey
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good component, lots of features

    Pros: Simple to get started with, build quality seems great

    Cons: Less than fabulous installation instructions.

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    Matt from Florida on 2/23/2014

    2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Just installed this receiver in my Jeep. I had a few issues getting it to work, but Crutchfield's support team were more than helpful. I was very satisfied with their service when I needed help. After I installed everything and got the bluetooth connection working, I knew I had made the right decision. I have an iPhone 4s, and it synced up with the new receiver right away. Im streaming audio from Pandora and my iTunes library seamlessly. I've made a few phone calls already. and everyone on the receiving end can hear me clearly I can hear them clearly as well. I was very impressed!

    Pros: Ease of installation and use. It's got everything I need for the right price.

    Cons: The interface. It could be a little cooler. It's kind of boring and sometimes it's hard to read. Other than that, the receiver is great!!! It would have gotten 5 out of 5 from me if the interface was a little better. Really great for the money!

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    BOB F from Mooresville,NC on 2/22/2014

    2004 Jeep Liberty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy to install sounds great. To replace OEM that cost about $156.00 more and this is a better radio with more functions for much less, do the math.

    Pros: Crutchfield was great radio does everything that its suppose to i like it very much

    Cons: None

    pleasant surprise

    zrunner from Tucson, AZ on 2/21/2014

    2004 Nissan 350Z
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very pleasant surprise - replaced stock base radio/CD in 2004 350Z - quality excellent, sound is better than the factory unit, using stock speakers (no subwoofer) - user manual complete - had to read carefully but all info there and everything works as expected - really great to have bluetooth phone and audio capability now. Included microphone for bluetooth phone was a nice touch

    Pros: overall function and quality sound quality bluetooth function

    Cons: display color cannot be changed in this model - always blue


    andy from Corpus Christi, TX on 2/20/2014

    2001 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    great stereo . features are cool. ease of use is fantastic. especially like the hands free phone option. ample amount power output. could not be any happier with this stereo. price was awesome



    Nice product, but...

    KurtF from Washington, DC on 2/18/2014

    2012 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    A nice radio, despite its shortcomings.

    Pros: Great sound.

    Cons: Display too bright at night even when dimmed. Bluetooth audio automatically resumes playback on iPhone 5s running iOS 7.04. Seems to be no way to change that at this time.

    Love this deck

    Anonymous from Lodi, Ca on 2/17/2014

    2001 Dodge Ram
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Really enjoy this deck sounds great so nice to have the Bluetooth features I'm buying another for my work truck.




    rob from kingston, ny on 2/16/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works well as described



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    Anonymous from Kansas City on 2/12/2014

    2003 Toyota Sequoia
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    So far I really like this unit. The only downside is my front speakers get fuzzy once the volume is over 20. Not sure if this is my speakers fault or the unit.



    Great Buy

    John from Chesterfield, VA on 2/9/2014

    2002 Jeep Liberty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent stereo for the money! I purchased this for my daughter's 2002 Jeep Liberty and it had all the features I was looking for including the bluetooth connectivity. My daughter had some CD's that she likes and having the CD player was one of the features i wanted also. It was easy to install and the instructions included by Crutchfield were great and made the installation easy. I would definitely recommend this stereo to a friend.

    Pros: Great features for the price

    Cons: None

    Nice upgrade from stock

    Mr Jim from Washington on 2/7/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Certainly a much needed upgrade over the 13 year old stock stereo. Great functionality and interface with iPod, cell phones with bluetooth, and CDs written with multiple formats. Search menu for iPod works great and is pretty intuitive.

    Pros: Price, features

    Cons: Can't hang up the phone in bluetooth mode after leaving a voicemail. It is kind of irritating having to dig out the phone to hang it up.

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    Bruce from La Verkin Utah on 2/3/2014

    1990 Chevrolet C Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Sounds great but a little difficult using bluetooth

    Pros: Sounds great price is right.

    Cons: A little trouble trying to get bluetooth working with phone


    BrianH from Antioch, TN on 2/2/2014

    2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this receiver as a birthday present for myself. After reading the reviews about this receiver I was impressed and figured I would give it a shot. Installation in my 02 PT Cruiser was easy and in 20 minutes I had it powered up and was getting everything set. I especially like the Bluetooth. I paired the receiver with my phone and now I can play all my music without any cords or cables. I do like the AUX jack and the USB port. Routing the Microphone for phone calls was easy. Sound quality is excellent and everyone I have called so far has said they have had no problems hearing me. I definitely recommend this unit. It does a lot for the price and it is an excellent performer.

    Pros: Ease of installation Affordable Price Bluetooth capability makes streaming music and using the phone effortless.

    Cons: NONE

    Great product

    kyle b from Lexington Park, MD on 2/1/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product. Very easy to install in my pt cruiser. Event was in the box that was needed. Details from the matter sheet were very helpful. The Blue tooth call quality is amazing, it is better then my jaw bone.

    Pros: Ease of use. Easy initial Set up.

    Cons: Haven't found the fade yet to concentrate my sound where I want it.

    Great unit

    Anonymous from Greensboro north carolina on 1/31/2014

    2002 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great upgrade from factory stereo. Easy to install, and Bluetooth works great, even with Siri.

    Pros: Sound, Bluetooth, hands free!

    Cons: Feels a little too plasticky, but for the money, you can't beat it. I still recommend it.


    Jason from Gardner, MA on 1/25/2014

    2004 Honda Accord LX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good features, good price and great sound.

    Pros: USB, bluetooth


    My tooth is blue!

    Joe from Chicago, IL on 1/22/2014

    2002 Buick Century
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Bought due to new law in Illinois about hands free phone use, old cars.

    Pros: Easy install, easy set-up. Works great with Iphone

    Cons: Small buttons for big fingers.

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    Anonymous from Los Angeles, CA on 1/21/2014

    1996 Nissan Pathfinder
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great stereo for the money.



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    HB from Dallas, TX on 1/20/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great deck! Has plenty of features and price was great!



    Great stereo

    Eddie from Midland,Tx on 1/19/2014

    2012 Nissan Altima
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great stereo! Has all the functions I need to run 2 JL audio subs and 1000w amp. I love the ability to control amp settings thru the deck itself. Cool blue color and Bluetooth is an added perk! That's why I always stick with Pioneer!




    SalD from Glen Rock, NJ on 1/15/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Had the unit installed and really enjoy the Bluetooth capability with my HTC One Android phone. As of yet we have not been able to figure out how to communicate with the USB port with the HTC. The BT phone works great and is easy and safe to use. I am going to replace a radio I have in my other vehicle and will purchase another DEH-X4600BT from Crutchfield

    Pros: Great BT phone capabilities, Easy to use menu system, Great sound. I am completely happy with the radio and Crutchfield.


    price worthy

    Amdahl from SD on 1/14/2014

    1999 GMC Sierra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I liked mostly everything it had to offer, still haven't tried the siri eyes free yet but sounds like a cool feature if it work the way it says it does.

    Pros: Value cant be beat

    Cons: The button color doesn't change i like more or the changeable colors rather than an all blue

    Love it

    Thickman from Tucson ,az on 1/13/2014

    1993 Nissan Hardbody
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very easy install, menu is very easy, I pair it to my iPhone. And with the microphone in the A pillar hands free works great and people can acually hear me.

    Pros: Bluetooth I can stream pandora, controls are easy and install easy.

    Cons: Sometimes have problems finding my phone.


    Hands-on research

    Features and Specs

    AUX Input Front
    Audio/video Input ---
    USB Input Front
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control Bluetooth
    Android Control Yes
    Memory Card Slot USB memory
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready No
    HD Radio No
    Navigation ---
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size Classic/5Gen
    Nano 7/6/5/4/3/2/1
    Touch 5/4/3/2/1
    iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS/3G/2G
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) 14 watts
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) ---
    Peak Output 50 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 4-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs No
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs Yes
    Video Screen No
    Preamp Voltage 2 volts
    Display Color White
    Key Button Color Blue
    EQ Bands 5
    Wireless Remote Yes
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Adapter required
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    FM Sensitivity 9 dBf
    European Tuning No
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System Yes

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    Built-in Bluetooth
    Disc & USB Playback
    iPod/Aux Integration
    AM/FM + Pandora Radio
    Audio Section
    Display Features
    Remote Control

    Built-in Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Technology: The DEH-X4600BT is equipped with built-in Bluetooth ver. 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 (Hands Free Profile), HSP (Head Set Profile), OPP (Object Push Profile), PBAB (Phone Book Access Profile).
    • Audio Streaming: A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), AVRCP (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 DEH-X4600BT.

    SPP + USB Pairing w/ Guest Mode: With Secure Simple Pairing (SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the DEH-X4600BT without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings (your phone must also support SSP). When your paired Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units. Up to 3 Bluetooth-compatible devices can be paired to this head unit, but nly one device can be used at a time. You can also pair your Apple iPhone by simply connecting it to the Pioneer head unit via USB and following a single prompt on the head unit's display. In addition, the DEH-X4600BT features "Guest Mode", which allows you to add and replace a mobile device instantly to the receiver. Guest Mode is a great feature for a family vehicle with multiple drivers or a driver with multiple devices because it allows users to pair and delete devices easily without a lengthy registration or deletion process.

    Hands-Free Communication (w/ External Mic): The DEH-X4600BT supports wireless hands-free communication (HFP/HSP/OPP/PBAB) for your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone. The head unit 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 DEH-X4600BT 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. Using the DEH-X4600BT, 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 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 (A-Z).
    • Call Log: The most recent calls dialed, received, and missed are stored in memory. You can browse them and call numbers from these lists.
    Note: The external microphone provides better performance in noisy environments than the integrated microphone found on the front-panel of many aftermarket or factory radios. The microphone features a 13' cord that plugs into the back of the radio, and comes with an adjustable visor-mount clip. The microphone measures 0.475" (diameter) x 1.445" (depth). The unit is not equipped with an integrated microphone.

    Wireless Audio Streaming (with Song/Artist Info): The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT 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. The DEH-X4600BT will be able to control basic playback features; Play, Pause, & Skip Tracks (app must also support). The head unit will also display your  music's song information; such as Artist name and Song/Album title (app must also support). 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.

    Disc & USB Playback

    Compatible Discs: The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT CD receiver supports playback of CD-Audio, CD-Text, CD-R, and CD-RW discs. This unit can play MP3, WMA, and WAV files recorded on CD-R and CD-RW discs

    Front-Panel USB Input (Android Compliant): The unit's front-panel USB (type-A) port allows you to connect a USB Mass Storage Class (MSC) or USB Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) compliant device; such as your Android smartphone, portable digital audio player, or USB thumbdrive. The USB port enables audio playback & control of MP3, WMA, and WAV audio files stored on your portable USB MSC/MTP device through the Pioneer DEH-X4600BT. USB devices that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB port (1A) and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On.

    Note: The unit's front-panel USB port supports Android OS 4.0+ (Ice Cream Sandwich/Jelly Bean) as a Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) device. It also supports Android OS 2.2+ (Froyo/Gingerbread) as a Mass Storage Class (MSC) device; as of 8/27/2013. The receiver does not support Android OS 3.1+ (Honeycomb) or other Android operating systems not listed.

    MP3/WMA/WAV Playback: The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT supports the following types of MP3/WMA/WAV files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded onto a USB mass storage class device.

    Media Type CD-R/RW USB (MSC/MTP)
    File System ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2, Joliet, Romeo, Long file name FAT 12/16/32
    Playable File Types  MP3: bit rate of 8-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
    bit rate of 48-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
    WAV: bit rate of 8- or 16-bit w/ sampling rate of 16-48kHz or 22.05-44.1kHz (not compatible w/ MTP)
    Maximum # of Folders/Files 99 folders/999 files 500 folders/15,000 files
    Tags ID3 tags (ver.1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA tags

    File/Track Name List: The Name List feature displays a list of MP3/WMA albums and tracks on a loaded CD or 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. The Name List will also display the list of track titles on a CD Text disc.

    Song/Artist Information: During MP3/WMA playback, the unit displays any recorded ID3 Tag (ver. 1.x/2.x) and WMA Tag information; including artist, song, and album name.

    Playback Controls: The Pioneer CD receiver provides basic operations like Play/Pause, Fast Forward/Rewind, Previous/Next Track, and Repeat/Random for disc and USB device playback. When a compatible Android smartphone is connected, the head unit will control music playback functions; you will not be able to control your music from the smartphone.

    Off Insert/Eject: A CD disc can be inserted or ejected with the power off. When a disc is inserted with the power off, the unit will automatically power up and begin playback.

    Auto Off Eject: When you eject a disc, the unit will automatically power off (unless you switch sources before ejecting the disc).

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

    iPod/Aux Integration

    iPod Direct Connection: The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT's front-panel USB port can be used to connect your 30-pin dock connector or Lightning-connector iPod/iPhone to the head unit. The DEH-X4600BT supports audio playback, music navigation, information display, and charging of your compatible Apple device.

    • 30-Pin Dock Connector: If you have an older iPod/iPhone with a 30-pin dock connector, you can use Pioneer's dock connector-to-USB cable (130CDIU51, sold separately) or the dock connector-to-USB cable that comes with your Apple device to connect your iPod/iPhone to the DEH-X4600BT.
    • Lightning Connector: If you have a newer iPod/iPhone with the Lightning-connector, you can use Pioneer's Lightning-to-USB cable (130CDIU52, sold separately) or the Lightning-to-USB cable that came with your Apple device to connect your iPod/iPhone to the DEH-X4600BT.
    Note: The head unit's USB connection provides 1A of current to power and charge your connected iPod/iPhone when your vehicle's ignition switch is set to the 'ACC' or 'On' position (if your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it).

    iPod Audio Playback w/ DAC Bypass: The USB connection allows your iPod/iPhone's stored music to be loaded instantly to the head unit and sound quality to be maximized through the head unit's 24-bit D/A converter, allowing for a Signal to Noise ratio up to 94dB. The Pioneer head unit supports audio playback of stored music, podcasts, audiobooks, and music apps on your iPod or iPhone. You can choose to operate your iPod/iPhone through the head unit's front-panel controls, from its clickwheel/touchscreen, or via a streamed app from your iPhone.

    • Head Unit: From the head unit, you can browse your iPod/iPhone's music library by Artist, Album, Song, Genre, Playlist, Composer, Podcast, or Audiobook (your iPod/iPhone's clickwheel or touchscreen will be locked). Once you have selected a category, you can search each category alphabetically. In addition, the head unit offers Link Play, which allows you to play songs related to the currently playing song. Link Play lets the head unit create an album list of the currently playing artist, a song list of the currently playing album, or an album list of the currently playing genre. You can also select Random & Repeat functions for a certain song or specific folder. The head unit will display your iPod/iPhone's stored music file information; including Track number, Elapsed playing time, and Song/Artist/Album name.
    • iPod: In iPod mode, you can navigate the stored music on your iPod/iPhone from its clickwheel or touchscreen, while still being able to view song/artist information on the head unit's LCD.
    • App Mode: App mode lets you listen to your favorite music apps from your iPhone (iOS 5.0+) through the Pioneer head unit and your vehicle's speakers. Not all apps will be compatible with App Mode and App Mode will provide only limited (basic), if any, control over the app. Available controls may include Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track. The App's Name (i.e. "AUPEO!) and song/artist information will be displayed on the head unit's LCD screen (when applicable, depending on app).

    Siri Eyes-Free Functionality: When paired and connected with an iPhone 4S or 5/5C/5S via Bluetooth, the Pioneer DEH-X4600BT has the ability to access Siri through its front-panel controls and external microphone. iPhone 4S and iPhone 5/5C/5S users can take advantage of Siri Eyes-Free functionality with a long-press of the 3-way rotary dial on the Pioneer receiver's front-panel. When activated, Siri voice prompts play through the vehicle's speakers and the user's commands and questions are received and transmitted to the receiver using the external microphone. Siri Eyes-Free provides access to many iPhone 4S/5/5C/5S functions such as music selection, making phone calls, and audible navigation (map will be displayed on iPhone); as well as listening to text messages, calendar information, and reminders. The head unit's display will only indicate hands-free calling and song/artist information (all other functions of Siri are only audible through the Pioneer DEH-X4600BT; visual data will still need to be viewed from your iPhone device).

    Note: Your iPhone 4S or 5/5C/5S can be connected via Bluetooth and USB simultaneously. You can only access stored music using Siri when the head unit's source is iPod or Bluetooth Audio. All other Siri functions can be accessed from any source. The head unit's audio is muted while Siri provides audible voice prompts.

    iPod Compatibility Chart: The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions (as of 12/3/2013):

    Apple Device Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Display Type Bluetooth Charge
    Audio Video Head Unit iPod/iPhone App Mode Pandora App Artist/Song Text Track Info Phone Audio Siri
    iPhone 2G 3.1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y N N Y
    3G 4.2.1 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y Y N Y
    3GS 5.1.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y
    4 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y
    4S 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5C 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5S 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    touch 1st 2.2.1 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    2nd 4.2.1 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N Y N Y
    3rd 5.1.1 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N Y N Y
    4th 6.1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N Y N Y
    5th 7.0.2 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N Y Y Y
    nano 1st 1.3.1 Y N Y N N N Y Y N N N Y
    2nd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    3rd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    4th 1.0.4 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    5th 1.0.2 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    6th 1.1 PC Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    7th 1.2 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N Y N Y
    classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    120GB 2.0.1 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    160GB 2.0.4 Y N Y Y N N Y Y N N N Y
    video 5th 1.3 Y N Y N N N Y Y N N N Y
    iPad 1 5.1.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N
    2 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y N N
    3 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y N
    4 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y N
    mini 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    air 7.0.4 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y N
    Note: 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.

    Auxiliary Input: The DEH-X4600BT is equipped with a front-panel 3.5mm stereo minijack auxiliary input for connecting external components, such as a portable MP3 player. 

    AM/FM + Pandora Radio

    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.

    • 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): 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 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.

    Pandora Internet Radio (for iPhone & Android): The free Pandora App (either from iTunes Apps or Google Play) lets you play music from the Pandora music service through the Pioneer DEH-X4600BT using your USB-connected Apple iPhone (iOS 5.0+) or Bluetooth paired Android smartphone. Your Apple iPhone must be connected to the DEH-X4600BT via the appropriate Pioneer iPod connector cable (130CDIU51/130CDIU52, sold separately) or the connector-cable that came with your iPhone. Your Android smartphone must support A2DP/AVRCP/SPP Bluetooth profiles and be paired with the Pioneer DEH-X4600BT. Your iPhone or Android smartphone will also need an active Data Plan account with connection to the Internet via 3G, EDGE, or WiFi. The DEH-X4600BT provides control over the Pandora music service and displays Artist, Album, and Song information.

    • Station List: You can select Pandora stations from your Station List by date or alphabetically (A-Z).
    • Shuffle Station List: You can listen to songs played randomly from various stations within your Station List.
    • New Stations: New stations can be created based on the current songs or artists playing.
    • Skip Songs: You can skip song tracks within a station. You cannot skip back to a previous song. Pandora limits the number of skips allowed.
    • 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 or smartphone to connect to the Internet. Pandora is not supported in Canada and only available in the United States.

    Audio Section

    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 DEH-X4600BT 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. The power specifications for the DEH-X4600BT 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.

    • 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
    Note: 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.

    4ch/2V Preamp Outputs: The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT features two pair of 2.0-volt preamp outputs. The unit's rear preamp outputs can be configured as fading rear-channel outputs or a non-fading subwoofer outputs with a low-pass filter, phase adjustment, and output level control.

    Subwoofer Control: When the head unit's preamp output is configured as a subwoofer output, you can select the frequency of the low pass filter (50Hz, 63Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, or 125 Hz), select the filter slope (-6/-12dB), select the subwoofer phase (normal/reverse), and the subwoofer gain (+6 to -24).

    Equalizer: The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT features a Preset & Custom EQ. The built-in equalizer offers 7 preset sound modes (Powerful, Dynamic, Vocal, Natural, Custom 1, Custom 2, and Flat) suitable for the music genre of your choice. The two Custom modes allow you to manually adjust the head unit's 5-band EQ (80Hz, 250Hz, 800Hz, 2.5kHz, 8kHz) from +/-6dB. Custom 1 can be set separately for each source (except for USB/iPod/Pandora); while Custom 2 and the other 5 presets are shared settings used for all sources.

    High-Pass Crossover: 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 50Hz, 63Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, 125Hz, 160hz, 200Hz or Off. The slope level of the HPF can also be adjusted to -6dB or 12dB.

    Advanced Sound Retriever: The Advanced Sound Retriever automatically enhances compressed audio and restores the original richness of the recording. Hear the detail, warmth, and clarity, the way the artist intended it, from all of your highly compressed MP3 and WMA files stored on your USB device, iPod/iPhone, and portable media players. By restoring data (especially higher frequencies) that tends to get lost in the digital compression process, Pioneer's Advanced Sound Retriever technology enhances audio reproduction nearly all the way up to 20 kHz frequencies

    Audio Level Settings: The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT CD receiver offers a variety of audio settings to tailor the bass, treble, and volume level to your preference.

    • Bass Boost The DEH-X4600BT features a bass boost function which can be used to enhance low-frequency bass sound. The bass boost function can be set between 0-6.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    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 9 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, iPod, USB MSC device, and select Android 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 does not work in App mode or with the Pandora App for iPod/iPhone/iPad. It is also not supported by USB MTP devices.

    Display Features

    Detachable Face Security: The Pioneer DEH-X4600BT in-dash CD 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.

    LCD w/ LED Backlight: The DEH-X4600BT features a single-line, multi-segmented LCD with LED backlight that offers a black background and white alphanumeric character text (up to 12 characters). The display has two brightness settings to adjust the brightness of the display according to the surrounding illumination. You can change this setting within the menu to On or Off.

    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.

    Display Illumination/Clock Display: When the Clock Display has been turned on, pressing and holding the "SRC" button turns off audio output, but the clock display and button illumination remains on (you can press the "DISP" button to turn off). When the Clock Display has been turned off, pressing and holding the "SRC" button turns the unit off completely. Even if you have turned the radio completely off you can view the clock display by pressing the "DISP" 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.

    Demo Mode: This unit features a Demo mode which can be turned On/Off within the menu.

    Remote Control

    Wireless Remote Control: The DEH-X4600BT comes with an IR wireless remote control. The remote allows you to control the volume, switch between sources, pause the CD, change the display, and adjust the audio. You can also mute the volume (function that cannot be performed from the front panel). In addition, you can answer/end calls from a Bluetooth connected smartphone.

    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). Please consult Crutchfield's Outfit My Car to see if your vehicle is compatible.

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    Q & A

    Customer Q&A

    19 questions already asked

    I installed this unit in my 05 Wrangler Unlimited Rocky Mountain Edition, which of course would be the same for other packages from that year. If I had to guess at the mods they are referring to, it would be the size difference between the stock deck and the Pioneer. But this issue can be averted by purchasing the complete install kit from Crutchfield. The only other issue that is not part of the plug and play install requires you to disconnect the stock deck from a metal anti-theft "anchor" that is connected to rear of the deck (the new set up doesn't require this anchor, also I believe the install instructions refer to this step). As a side note, when re-wiring the unit do not use large gauge crimpers as they may becomes unseated after a time which will cause the unit to not function properly (Jeeping can be a bumpy ride after all). Good luck. [ Brandon  Apr 08, 2015 ]
    I doubt it. I don't think any mike would work well in that situation. [ Brooke  Dec 27, 2014 ]
    It is a decent microphone. I run windows down in a pt cruiser and it works fine. Microphone may carry the air noise from the convertible though. It picked up a lot of exhaust noise when my muffler broke off the car. I have never yell when rolling with 2 windows down on I-95 outside of DC. [ KYLE R  Dec 27, 2014 ]
    I dont have an ipod. But it has a usb port that I can use. Ivecuses it to charge my phone. I normally blue tooth my phone. The calling works great. So clear. [ LARRY  Dec 16, 2014 ]
    There is a USB port which you can plug devices into. I use the BT connection with my android device. I haven't used an apple product with this, seeing I don't have any. [ Paul  Dec 14, 2014 ]
    Yes and it will also connect via Blue Tooth. [ ROBERT F  Dec 14, 2014 ]
    For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy  Dec 08, 2014 ]  Staff
    Un-pair your phone from the stereo and the re-pair it. [ Brooke  Oct 15, 2014 ]
    I have not yet experience this problem. But I would turn the CD player off and reset your phone. Then delete the bluetooth history from the CD player. Then try the pairing process over. [ Troy  Sep 12, 2014 ]
    I have not had that problem before??? [ Katie  Sep 11, 2014 ]
    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. You can also post your question in our forums: Or try our online support center: [ Jeff  Sep 11, 2014 ]  Staff
    You shouldn't need anything else to operate the BT is built in and comes with a microphone [ JENSON J  Sep 12, 2014 ]
    Sorry I do not know. We use it with an iPhone 5 usually with a cord for charging. [ Ron  Sep 11, 2014 ]
    Installed in 05 Pontiac. Radio comes complete with mic. Easy program w/phone . We had no problem [ YOUNGS TIRE  Sep 11, 2014 ]
    No, you don't. Comes with everything you need. [ Joshua  Sep 11, 2014 ]
    No you don't. I use I phone 5 the phone pairs right away and there is a microphone that you run near steering wheel or cealing. Works great [ TRACY  Sep 11, 2014 ]
    No. The included microphone needs to be connected, and your Bluetooth will take care of the calls. [ BRIAN  Sep 11, 2014 ]
    You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your factory system. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and see if this will integrate. If it does not, then they will also be able to discuss other options with you. [ Greg  Sep 06, 2014 ]  Staff
    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. You can also post your question in our forums: Or try our online support center: [ Krissy  Aug 04, 2014 ]  Staff
    Yes! I believe so. I don't personally have subs, so I haven't messed with that much. But if I recall correctly, I'm nearly positive there are settings for subs! [ Jonathan  Jul 29, 2014 ]
    Yes [ Paul  Jul 25, 2014 ]
    Hi, Aaron. Just depress the master control button until the display changes to "Listening". [ Morris  Jul 09, 2014 ]
    That's a real good question. l am not able to help you because I never used nothing but Pandora. [ ANTHONY  Jul 09, 2014 ]
    Just push and hold the volume button until you here the beep then you will see it say listening on the screen then you can talk to Siri . [ SCOTT  Jul 09, 2014 ]
    I'm not sure. I only use if for the CD player and the USB port in my car. Sometimes occasionally I use the aux port but haven't used the Bluetooth part yet [ KEVIN  Jul 09, 2014 ]
    Yes to both. When off, push the DSP (Display) button. Same when listening to music no matter what source you're using. [ pat  Oct 08, 2014 ]
    Thanks! [ Dave  Jun 29, 2014 ]
    No to both questions..sorry! [ DAVID  Jun 28, 2014 ]
    Yes the clock will show with unit turned off. As far as I can tell if unit is on screen will show which network you are listening to. If it can be done...I don't know how. [ DAVID  Jun 28, 2014 ]
    I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: Pioneer radios have some of the best FM tuners on the market, so if they are having problems after installing that radio I would recommend they contact tech support if it was purchased from us. If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy  May 27, 2014 ]  Staff
    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. You can also post your question in our forums: Or try our online support center: [ Krissy  May 06, 2014 ]  Staff
    Any type of music playing app on your android phone can be played over this receiver. Once you enable the Bluetooth on your smartphone and pair it with the reciever, all media sounds ( including music ) will be played over your car stereo. [ Spencer  May 05, 2014 ]
    The apps don't interface with the phone. Any sound your phone produces goes thru the radio. So I have used pandora, spotify, slacker and my own music on phone. I have a iPhone so iTunes as well. I love the deck. Works great. [ TRACY  May 03, 2014 ]
    ? ? ? controls almost hidden , too small to use while driving, print in owners manual almost requires a magnafiing glass to read Radio now sits on shelf in my shop . [ ROBERT  May 02, 2014 ]
    I'm sorry I bought this as a gift ! Sorry again [ Juan Carlos  May 01, 2014 ]
    i just got this has two modes...dim and full...check to see which setting you have yours in [ Seth  May 01, 2014 ]
    I gave it to someone as a gift. I would google it for the answer. Sorry [ MANUEL A  May 01, 2014 ]
    I have not tried this sorry I can"t help. [ ANTHONY  Mar 21, 2014 ]
    Yes it will [ DAVID  Mar 21, 2014 ]
    Sorry, I do not know, I have not tried. [ Ron  Mar 21, 2014 ]
    yes [ SEFERINA  Mar 20, 2014 ]
    I have not tried yet, but the manual and description says it does. [ JOE  Mar 20, 2014 ]
    I have not tried that yet. mostly using the the wireless blietooth .connected to my phone. [ Michael  Mar 20, 2014 ]
    Eric, i have played CD's that were burned both from my computer and other computers [ kerry  Mar 20, 2014 ]
    Hello Eric, I'm not sure, I gave it to my father as a gift. They broke into his old truck so this was the replacement. Sorry I couldn't be much help. [ MANUEL A  Mar 20, 2014 ]
    HI yes it does... But I don't use MP3 discs anymore. Buy a USB flash drive and you have more music and don't have to waste time burning CD's. Its the only way to go. Good Luck sal [ SAL  Mar 20, 2014 ]
    I have had no trouble playing burned cd's in this unit. Some of the "files" were in MP3 format. IT works great if you have the actual MP3 player to plug in to the jack. No worries about scratched cds or skipping. [ JOEL  Mar 20, 2014 ]
    It works as a charger when key is on [ JENSON J  Jan 27, 2014 ]
    My son says the usb does work as a charger but not unless the key is on [ Robert  Jan 25, 2014 ]
    Charges the phone with the key on. [ Ron  Jan 20, 2014 ]
    Neg it does not charge. But a great deal anyhow. [ SAN DIEGO DO  Jan 19, 2014 ]
    It charges whatever device is plugged into it as well as transfer data, but since the port draws its power from the radio itself, it will only charge when the unit is turned on, therefore, when the key is turned. [ Spencer  Jan 18, 2014 ]
    The USB slot does charge your phone or music player when the ignition is on or in the accessories mode. I also use the USB slot to play music via a data stick. [ DOMINICK  Jan 18, 2014 ]
    We have not installed it as yet as the promised free installation kit was not sent with the unit ; when we went to the appt with the installer we had to reschedule--we're not too happy. [ Thomas  Jan 17, 2014 ]
    I checked mine. You have to have the key on. And it will transfer and charge. the radio turns off with the key off. but it remembers the track when you turn the key on [ LARRY  Jan 17, 2014 ]
    This stereo will charge your device when the ignition is on, as well as enable other USB-Connection only features like Pandora-specific features and Pioneer's MixTrax features which don't work over Bluetooth. It will not charge your device when the car is not turned on, however the engine does not need to be running. [ Hank  Jan 17, 2014 ]
    It charges with the key on only. [ Jonathan  Jan 17, 2014 ]
    Yes it charges, but not sure with key off. [ PHILLIP  Jan 17, 2014 ]
    I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone or online chat. They should be able to check our database and let you know when this receiver was released. [ Jeff  Jan 12, 2014 ]  Staff
    This will depend largely on your amp. For details on installation please contact an Advisor by phone or online chat. They will be able to pull up your amp to see how it will work with this receiver. [ Jeff  Jan 08, 2014 ]  Staff